Economic Development Specialist At World Vision International Rwanda, Kigali-Rwanda - CLOSE: 21/07/2021
Economic Development Specialist At World Vision International Rwanda, Kigali-Rwanda - CLOSE: 21/07/2021
Posted September 17, 2021 at 19:11 by Tohoza INFO

Project Officer (Let the Children Come Project) at World Vision Rwanda – CLOSE:26/09/2021

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Project Officer (Let the Children Come Project)

World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated, and experienced national for the position of Project Officer (Let the Children Come Project). The position will be based at Head Office – Kigali reporting to the Faith and Development Specialist.

Purpose of the position:

The Project Officer is expected to facilitate the successful implementation of the “Let the Children Come” Project. S/he will also ensure, monitoring and reporting is done for project activities regularly while working closely with targeted children, parents /caregivers, and faith leaders to ensure their full participation and are benefitting from the project interventions. The project will run for 2years with a possibility of extension.

The major responsibilities include:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% of time

Activity

End Results

50%

Planning and Implementation

 

  •  Facilitate the LCC project planning and implementation in the targeted districts/clusters;
  • Facilitate partnerships with churches in project spiritual nurture programs promoting children’s participation in Sunday schools, Bible clubs, and national and community level events.
  • Facilitate partnerships with Faith Based Organizations and  key stakeholders towards the development and access of spiritual nurture materials
  •  Facilitate LCC project training programs for parents/caregivers and faith leaders
  •  Work collaboratively with Faith Based Organizations/Churches to establish Children’s discipleship programs and policies at the national and community levels.
  •  Integrate project activities with other WV sectors especially the Resilience and Livelihoods Technical Programme Spiritual Nurture Interventions.
  • Facilitate the development of clear formal agreements with Faith Based Organizations and other key project stakeholders
  • Targeted children, parents/caregivers, and faith leaders benefit from the project
  •  Children participate in LCC Project Christian Discipleship programs
  •  Increased accessibility of Spiritual Nurture Materials and Children’s discipleship curriculum by project beneficiaries (Children, parents/caregivers/faith leaders)
  • Parents/caregivers and faith leaders trained in Celebrating Families and Children’s discipleship
  •  Disseminated policies and programs promoting Children’s Discipleship programs nationwide
  • Good collaboration is promoted with Churches at the national and community levels.
  • The LCC project is fully aligned to World Vision’s Strategy and Technical Programmes.
  •  Formal agreements established with Partner Organizations to achieve Project outcomes.

45%

Monitoring and Evaluation, Learning and reporting

 

  • Collaborate with the LCC Project manager and DME manager to ensure monitoring tools are developed and are in place to track the implementation of activities.
  •  Ensure that the LCC project indicators are uploaded into and reported in Horizon and the reporting of project indicators is aligned.
  • Ensure documentation and consolidation of all LCC Project information, learning, including practices, success stories, plans, budgets, and reports.
  •  Ensure the planning for project baselines and evaluations
  • Conduct field monitoring visits to ensure evidence of reported activities and outputs at the field and beneficiary level; And ensure lessons from project implementation ( Celebrating Families, and Christian Discipleship programmes ) are systematically documented and shared with the Project manager and DME manager
  •  Prepare monthly and quarterly activity reports and submit them to the supervisor
  • M&E Tools available for tracking LCC Project interventions
  • LCC Project is reported in Horizon and project indicators reporting is done adequately.
  • LCC project and impact data, success stories, plans, and reports are documented and consolidated at national level
  • Project baselines and evaluations conducted
  •  Lessons learned are shared for learning and replication of impact.
  • NO annual reports featuring LCC project impact and contribution to Child Well Being

5%

Resource Acquisition

  • Contribute to the development and update of SNC fact sheets, capacity statements, and talking points for donor engagement
  • Work with GAM team in developing Children’s Spiritual Nurture related concept papers/proposals writing.
  • Proposal documents use of SNC factsheets and demonstrating WV’s faith and calling as a strategic driver in CWB
  • GAM Team supported with SNC related information

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:

Required Professional Experience

  • 2 years’ experience facilitating Children’s Christian Discipleship Programs
  • Experience in designing and developing spiritual nurture/Christian formation materials.
  • Excellent communication, facilitation, and networking skills which inspire confidence with local community stakeholders (partners, parents/caregivers)
  •  Cross-culturally sensitive and aware, has a flexible worldview, and is able to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds and to rise above denominational differences.

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • Bachelor’s degree in Theology, Social Sciences, Psychology, Community Development, or other Development related fields.
  • Excellent Computer Skills
  •  Fluency in English (excellent written and verbal communication skills, including report-writing and formal communication skills).
  •  Effective written and verbal communication in Kinyarwanda

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Mature, committed Christian with emotional and spiritual maturity
  •  Good Monitoring and Evaluation knowledge and skills is an added advantage
  •  A demonstrated knowledge in Children’s Christian Discipleship approaches
  • Experience in positive parenting programs/ approaches

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on wvrwanda-recruitment@wvi.org (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 26th September 2021; no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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