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  • Posted: Dec 17, 2020
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • World Vision is a global relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children,families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.World Vision serves all people regardless of religion,race,ethnicity,or gender.


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    Deputy Chief of Party

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

    Oversee Project Operations

    • Direct and oversee World Vision’s work in an assigned program, ensuring that all program goals are met.
    • Research new funding opportunities and develop funding proposals.
    • Manage grant budget within approved spending levels.
    • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments to the Chief of Party/ Programme Director.
    • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocable, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure clean audits.
    • Oversee supply and equipment acquisition, disposition, and management in compliance with WV internal and donor requirements.

    People Management:

    • Organize and direct the work of grant staff and short-term advisors, set individual performance objectives cascaded from project objectives to all staff hired in the project.
    • Provide supervision, training and performance management coaching and feedback.
    • Support Staff Learning and Development according with WVI policy.
    • Develop and update workforce planning
    • Ensure strong staff management practices, consistent with WV policies, donor requirements and local laws
    • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff is available

    Effective and accurate reporting and communication:

    • Establish and maintain effective reporting, evaluation, and internal communication.
    • Ensure timely and accurate reports that meet donor requirements.
    • Networking and Liaison with different stakeholders.
    • Liaise with host government officials, local communities, farmers, and other organizations as appropriate.
    • When delegated by CoP/PD, represent the project in meetings with donor and other stakeholders.
    • Close cooperation with NO GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the NO GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements.

    Other responsibilities

    • Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned, including administrative and planning functions
    • Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

    • Masters degree in engineering, hydrology, hydrogeology, environmental sanitation, public health or otherrelevant field or equivalent experience in program management in developing countries
    • Familiarity with USAID requirements, their history and their development
    • Ability to integrate, lead and motivate teams of professionals around common goals
    • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Experience integrating gender and youth into complex programming (inclusive programming)
    • Has managed a USAID grant
    • Good planning and organizational skills
    • At least five years of experience designing, implementing and managing large and complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries.
    • Fluent English speaker and the relevant other UN language, if it is officially used in the country
    • Strong writing and oral presentation skills in English
    • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred
    • At least 5 years of the international development experience of either the Director or Deputy Director (or of each); must involve implementation and management of large-scale grant/ programme activities
    • Good understanding of industry standards and trends in the global WASH sector

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World Vision on careers.wvi.org to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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