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Project Officer at World Vision International – Tanzania

AJIRA LEO
World Vision International
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Project Officer

locations Tanga, Tanzania, United Republic Of
time type Full time
job requisition id JR31006
With
over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most
vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We
help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places,
inspired by our Christian faith.
Come join our 33,000+ staff working
in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable
children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:
MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES
Activity
Project Direct Implementation (50%)

  • Achieve
    high quality project implementation and reporting of project
    interventions, track the targets and shared in a timely manner with
    Project Manager, DME and WVT Head Office
  • Innovatively
    collaborate with partners, allies, LGAs and like-minded stakeholders to
    influence policy and achieve the multiplied impact.
  • Maintain a
    tight understanding on all field activities, programme strategies,
    resources and actual responsibilities as necessary to ensure appropriate
    progress toward objectives.
  • Contribute to improved food security, resilience, and employment opportunities among targeted beneficiaries.
  • Identify and work with vulnerable and needy households in the assigned project location within District Council.
  • Work
    with project beneficiaries and partners to social cohesion between
    refugees and host communities through promotion of peace and stability.
  • Enhance gender equality & protection for project beneficiaries.
  • Spearhead all day-to-day project operations.

End Results

  • Effective project implementation according to PDD and Log frame.
  • Inclusion of most-vulnerable households in the project interventions.

Activity
Project Budget and Resource Management (15%)

  • Participate in annual and multiyear budget plans, reviews and report preparation in collaboration with finance staff.
  • Ensure compliance with WVT finance policy and donor requirements in management and use of financial and non-financial resources.
  • Take
    part in management of project funds, including monitoring of monthly
    budget burn rates, budget re-alignments, and support internal and
    external auditing.
  • Creating synergies and resource leverage with
    local government and other actors through facilitating integrated
    district and local level planning and budgeting.

End Results

  • Effective activity implementation according to the approved budget, WV and donor standards.

Activity
Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning (MEAL) and Reporting (20%)

  • Adapt in collaboration with project colleagues especially MEAL Officer, the project theory of change.
  • Participate
    in development and spearhead implementation of the programme’s impact
    measurement system, including collection of baseline and periodic data
    for tracking programme performance and decision making.
  • Deliberately
    collaborate with other World Vision projects, ensure that project is
    well implemented and generate evidence for policy impact and contribute
    to World Vision and EU strategies.
  • Prepare and share quality project progress reports as per timelines and submit to the relevant authority.
  • Take part in annual programme review meeting to assess progress, adjust plans, and draw/disseminate lessons learned.
  • Participate
    to plan, organise and conduct reflective learning forums (quarterly
    reflection meetings, workshops, etc) internally and externally with
    project stakeholders including government.

End Results

  • Quality monitoring, evaluation and learning to enhance project progress towards goal and influence decision making.

Activity
Networking, visibility and donor recognition (10%)

  • Establish
    and maintain good relations partners, LGAs and stakeholders and other
    consortium members with regards to the implementation and
    accountability.
  • Ensures project interventions and donor are
    recognized by the government, partners and communities through project
    branding, participation in different forums including national, zonal,
    regional and local events.
  • Develop and support effective linkages and collaboration with key public institutions in the relevant field.
  • Represent the project in various assigned learning and sharing meetings/workshops/conferences.
  • Facilitate
    documentation and sharing of processes, challenges, best practices and
    lessons learnt among partners in the consortium.

End Results

  • Build network and create a positive image about the project, WV and EU in general.

Activity
Other duties as assigned by the employer (5%)

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE
Required Professional Experience

  • Must have at least 2 years of experience in implementation of agriculture or rural development project.
  • Experience with INGOs, UE and UN Agencies projects management is an added advantage.
  • Must have an experience of working in and interacting with rural communities.
  • Should
    have an experience and general understanding of inclusive and holistic
    programming such as though not limited to GESI responsive and
    transformative designs, Advocacy, clean energy, Financial Management,
    and related mainstreaming strategies and activities especially in
    livelihood sector.
  • Experience in working with youth.
  • Must be a Christian with good conduct.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification.

  • Should
    have a university degree in Forest, Environmental science, Rural
    Development, Natural Resource Management or related field.
  • Advanced degree in above fields is an added advantage.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Report writing skills: Ability to write reports.
  • Strong facilitation skills in the community
  • Basic understanding of advocacy approaches and advocacy issues at local and/or national level.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swahili
  • Proven experience in facilitating effective project documentation and dissemination of results to a wide range of audiences.
  • Ability to work on tight deadlines.
  • Strong commitment to WV Values, Mission and Vision.

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement
Willing to work in rural areas.
On call; 5%

Physical Requirements
Must be able to work in rural areas.

Language Requirements
Fluent in both Swahili and English languages.

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS
Contact (within WV or outside WV)
Project Manager
Reason for contact
Direct reporting.
Frequency of contact
Daily

Contact (within WV or outside WV)
Cluster Management & Specialists
Reason for contact
For Technical support and any administrative support
Frequency of contact
Daily/Weekly

Contact (within WV or outside WV)
Local Government Authorities.
Reason for contact
Work together in project implementation including co-planning, review and reporting.
Frequency of contact
Weekly

Contact (within WV or outside WV)
Project Partners
Reason for contact
Collaboration
Frequency of contact
As required

DECISION MAKING
All decisions will be done with endorsement of the Project Manager

CORE COMPETENCIES

☒ Be Safe and Resilient
☒ Deliver Results
☐ Build Relationships
☒ Be Accountable
☐ Learn and Develop
☐ Improve and Innovate
☒ Partner and Collaborate
☐ Embrace Change
Applicant Types Accepted: Local Applicants Only

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