The manager will be responsible to provide efficient scope and budget.
The position will involve strategic decision making around day-to-day activities, working with partners and Local and central government actors, and interaction with the wider project stakeholders.
Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.
Project Planning and Management
- Ensure high quality project implementation and reporting of project interventions, track the targets and shared in a timely manner with PMU and WVT Head Office according to the Project design document and project logframe.
- Innovatively manage the program in collaboration with partners, allies and like-minded stakeholders to influence policy and achieve the multiplied impact;
- Maintain a tight understanding on all field activities and adjust programme strategies, resources and delegation of responsibilities as necessary to ensure appropriate progress toward objectives;
- Continuously assesses the context, assumptions and changes in working environment and propose adjustments when needed.
Project Budget and Resource Management
- Ensure annual and multiyear budget plans and report is prepared and shared in collaboration with finance staff, and ensure compliance with donor requirements;
- Management of programme funds, including monitoring of monthly budget burn rates, budget re-alignments, production of financial reports and support with internal and external auditing;
- Facilitation of sub-grant procedures and processes as provided by organisational policy
- Creating synergies and resource leverage with government and other actors through facilitating integrated district level planning and budgeting;
- Responsible for effective close-out of grant.
|Staffs and Performance Management
|Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning (MEAL) and Reporting
Networking, visibility and donor recognition
- Establish and maintain good relations with GEA and World Vison Australia (AUSO) contact person, with regards to the implementation and accountability.
- Ensures project interventions and donor are recognized by the government, partners and communities through project branding, participation and representation in different forums including national events.
- Develop and support effective linkages and collaboration with key public institutions in the evergreening field.
- Represent the project in various national and international learning and sharing meetings/workshops/conferences.
- Facilitate documentation and sharing of processes, challenges, best practices and lessons learnt among partners in the consortium.
- Bachelor degree in evergreening field. (Example, agroforestry, Rural Development, Environmental Studies, Geography etc.)
- Should have a minimum experience of not less than 5 years in managing grants projects implemented across regions/districts (similar project)
- Experience working in, or delivering, resilient agriculture, economic development, food & nutrition security and community based climate adaptation
- Experience working within, and ideally leading, a consortium of partners
- Must be a Christian with good conduct
- Basic understanding of advocacy approaches and advocacy issues at local, national and international level.
- Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swahili
- Significant experience in working with government officials, donors and multi-partner programmes
- 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.
- Having Master’s degree in the relevant field will be an added advantage
- Should be conversant with GIS and remote sensing techniques in evergreening field
- Should have a prior experience with World Vision and/or similar international NGO’s
An experience to manage grants projects >3M USD