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.
Provide leadership in developing project plans, budget, procurement plan and ensure project activities are implemented in a timely manner, within the project budget and time frame
Ensure implementation of project in compliance with the grant agreement
Lead annual planning to ensure that plans are made to achieve project targets set out in the project design.
Leadership and People Management
Supervise and support the all direct reports, ensuring high quality work outputs
Facilitate a working environment of mutual trust, respect, and care among all staff. Encourage effective teamwork, with staff members supporting each other.
Ensure the timely preparation and submission of financial reports and disbursement requests.
Ensure that project finances and assets are managed in line with WV donor requirements.
Monitor budget and expenditure and take necessary action
Networking, collaboration, and communication
Identify and build strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with partners and other stakeholders in planning and implementation.
Represent WV Ghana at relevant meetings with internal and external stakeholders
Foster good relationships with communities and local authorities, ensuring that feedback is addressed in a timely manner.
Promote the goals of the project through effective communication with government, local authorities, the media, communities and other stakeholders.
Oversee projects communication strategies, including compliance with donors branding, marketing requirements as well as marketing and communication procedures
Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.
Prepare reports as per the grant agreement.
Submit timely, accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.
Monitor budget and expenditure and take necessary action of any variance identified.
Ensure success stories and project impacts are appropriately documented.
Monitoring & Project Documentation
Coordinate with the operations department and other support units to ensure implementation is in accordance to technical and budgetary expectations.
Coordinate all evaluation activities such as baseline, midterm, and end line
Ensure that project activities are carried out in a timely manner per approved work plan and milestones are reached as agreed.
Ensure each staff has a clear weekly work-plan and that necessary resources are available for them to implement their responsibilities.
Conduct monitoring visits to project activities to assess progress against targets and to provide coaching and direction to activities in areas where improvements are needed.
Ensure the documentation of lessons learned and best practices are shared through internal and external knowledge sharing forums
Minimum Qualification required: BSc Nutrition/ Food, Public Health, Agriculture or related fields. A Master’s degree in relevant fields will be an added advantage
Experience: At least 5 to 7 years’ experience in implementing integrated Nutrition & Health and food security projects in developing countries
Strong understanding of food based approaches, especially nutrition-sensitive agricultural approaches and pathways
Strong project management skills and experience in managing large scale internationally funded grant projects
Strong M&E background
Prior experience in social enterprise /microenterprise/ micro franchising will be an added advantage
Prior Knowledge of JSDF/World Bank regulations and processes (operations, procurement, finance, environmental safeguard policies, etc.) will be an added advantage
Strong analytical and report writing skills
Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations
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