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  • Posted: Jul 15, 2019
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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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    Monitoring & Evaluation Officer

    Job Description

    Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation

    • Lead the development of a Food and Nutrition M&E framework aligned with donor framework, WV Ghana Health Service

    • Regularly gather relevant and reliable project performance data based on agreed data collection tools, monitors and understands projects outcomes, outputs and process indicators

    • Train staff in the use of digital data collection tools

    • Assist in the development, adoption and usage of innovative M&E tools and equipment

    • Track project implementation and provide sound monitoring support

    • Focal person for project evaluations

    • Guide the collection and compilation of appropriately disaggregated data for indicators

    • Provide support for the baseline and end line evaluations and all other evaluations

    Data Analysis, Reporting and learning sharing

    • Prepare tables, graphs and written reports summarizing project M&E data

    • Collect, document, edit, analyze and present all relevant project data for reports

    • Lead in the preparation of project-related reports (monthly & quarterly), presentations, stories, publications and other technical reports in all type of media

    Database Management

    • Ensure that all data in Horizon and other databases are updated in a timely manner

    • Compile, manipulate, and refine data from a variety of sources including public domain, field observation, and existing data bases

    • Perform regular quality control checks of databases to ensure data integrity

    • Support the verification of the accuracy and validity of data entered in databases and ensure that errors are corrected

    Technical Support and Capacity building

    • Build the capacity of the team in data collection, data input in the database systems, ensuring high quality of data

    • Provide support to NO and other WV entities for any PM&E

    • Provide support to WV partners, communities and Government institutions for the development and implementation of PM&E initiatives

    Requirement/Skills

    • A Bachelor degree in Nutrition, Development Studies or in another relevant field such as Statistics, Planning, Public Health or fields related to Agriculture. A Professional certificate in M&E will be an added advantage.

    • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).

    • Experience: 3 to 5 years’ experience in implementing integrated Nutrition & Health and food security projects in developing countries

    • Strong project management skills and experience in managing large scale internationally funded grant projects

    • Strong M&E background in food based approaches such as nutrition-sensitive agriculture approaches and pathways especially for women and children in the first 1000 days

    • 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

    Other Competencies/Attributes:

    • Competence in developing and implementing Project M&E Systems/Plans

    • Have capacity in data collection, analysis and database management

    • Team-player with good inter-personal skills. Capacity to work under pressure and manage stress levels.

    • Strong analytical and report writing skills

    • Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations

    • Competency in the use of MS Office suite

    Working Environment / Conditions:

    • Work environment: This is a field-based position with basic working and living conditions

    • Travel: Minimum 50% domestic travel required

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    Project Manager

    Job Description

    Project Management

    • 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.

    Financial management

    • 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

    Reporting

    • 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

    Requirement/Skills

    • 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

    Other Competencies/Attributes:

    • Strong analytical and report writing skills

    • Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations

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    Finance Officer

    Job Description

    Planning, Budgeting. Procurement

    • Contribute to project planning and budgeting by providing inputs

    • Work closely with project team to explain any variance in budget execution.

    • Support project manager with information on all budget-related- communication with donor and other relevant stakeholders.

    • Ensure adequate cash flow of the project

    • Help project coordinators prepare good procurement plan for the project

    Monitoring, Reporting & Documentation

    • Analyse financial reports and raise concerns for the attention of the project manager.

    • Provides monthly, quarterly, year-end and other grants financial reports and analysis Ensure prompt processing of documents for payments

    • Verify and properly document all transactions.

    • Ensure timely reconciliation of LDR/Timesheet, payroll expenses, travel / activity advances for project staff.

    • Prepare monthly/weekly financial report and advice project Manager on any shot falls (over/under expenditure)

    • Ensure that all costs in the project adhere to donor regulations, and are allowable, reasonable and allocable

    • Ensure all procurements met donor and World Vision requirements

    • Ensure sub-grantees’ submission of timely, complete and accurate financial reports per agreements.

    • Support all audits to be carried out during the duration of the project.

    Compliance and Risk Management

    • Assist to set up proper internal control system in project team.

    • Promote and practice transparency and integrity for good stewardship of resources by applying controls.

    • Take corrective actions/measures on audit recommendations and regularly monitor progress, in partnership with NO and partner finance departments.

    • Train partners on financial requirements of the donor and WV.

    • Monitor ongoing activities, including site visits.

    • Ensure proper and adequate background checks on all project partners whom will receive funding from the project.

    • Provide necessary information on project audits

    Networking, collaboration, and communication

    • Represent WV Ghana at relevant meetings with internal and external stakeholders

    • Foster good relationships with communities and partners, ensuring that feedback is addressed in a timely manner.

    • Support all audits to be carried out during the duration of the project.

    Requirement/Skills

    • First Degree or its equivalent in accounting and finance option; A professional certificate in Accounting will be an added advantage

    • Experience: At least 3 to 5 years’ experience in an accounting or finance office role, preferably in implementing integrated Nutrition & Health and food security projects in developing countries

    • Strong understanding of food based approaches -Nutrition-sensitive agriculture approaches and pathways

    • Strong grant project management skills and experience in managing large scale internationally funded grant projects will be an added advantage

    • 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

    Other Competencies/Attributes:

    • Strong analytical and report writing skills

    • Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations

    • Competency in the use of MS Office suite- Excel

    Working Environment / Conditions:

    • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

    • Travel: Minimum 50% domestic travel required

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    Project Officer

    Job Description

    Project Planning & Implementation

    • Support in the identification of community nutrition volunteers and Mother support groups for community mobilization and promotion of IYCF key messages among child caregivers

    • Identify, form and support Mother-to-mother support groups

    • Identify and training peer leaders for the MTMSGs on nutrition-centered education

    • Ensure project activities are carried out on schedule.

    • Mobilise communities and project participants to fully take advantage of the project during the life of the project.

    • Organise and plan training of Health Workers in Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF)

    • Conduct food demonstration

    • Work with Village Based Enterprise to make fortified foods available to families.

    • Assist families in establishing home gardens

    • Educate care-givers on good nutrition practices.

    • Work with partners to facilitate the distribution of nutritional supplements.

    Project Monitoring & Documentation

    • Provides monitoring oversight to all the project components and consistently work to ensure adequate community involvement in the project.

    • Maintain and manage records of project activities and regularly provide project updates to key stakeholders and promptly report any deviations.

    • Contribute to the development of nutrition messaging by documenting evidence.

    • Track the distribution of Instant Foods to children and propose remedies for gaps identified for continuous project design

    • Writing and documentation of lessons learned and best practices and sharing them at forums

    • Identify all forms of project risks and manage and escalate where necessary

    Procurement and Finance

    • Actively participate in the monthly programmes and finance meeting to provide explanations on variances, share areas of concerns.

    • Maintain adequate supply of Nutrition supplies. Coordinate with Supply Chain to ensure that nutrition supplies are procured/delivered in a timely manner.

    • Timely submission of all project costs and ensure prompt payment of partners

    Networking, collaboration, and communication

    • Build relationship within communities and facilitate working with partners and various stakeholders towards high community involvement.

    • Represent the project at external engagement meetings.

    • Lead project review sessions (annual workplan meetings…) at the district level with stakeholders

    • Nurture and sustain partnerships with relevant stakeholders particularly GHS with Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service etc. at the regional, district and community level, in order to ensure transition and sustainability of the project.

    Reporting

    • Prepare and submit quality reports and other project documents, including case studies and stories of human interest stories that meet donor requirements.

    • Contribute to the development of proper stakeholder communication tools to ensure continues flow of information

    • Monitor budget and expenditure and advice Project Manager to take necessary action.

    Requirement/Skills

    • 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 -Nutrition-sensitive agriculture 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

    Other Competencies/Attributes:

    • Strong analytical and report writing skills

    • Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations

    • Ability to speak the local language in project locations will be added advantage

    • Demonstrated ability to work with teams

    • Competency in the use of MS Office suite

    • Aptitude for community mobilisation and capacity-building.

    • Team-player with good inter-personal skills.

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure to meet timelines

    Working Environment / Conditions:

    • Work environment: This is a field-based position and working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced.

    • Travel: Minimum 30% domestic travel required

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