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 childrenâs life stories!
30% - Project planning and implementationCoordinate effective and timely implementation of all interventions outlined under Local Value Chain development and any other related and cross cutting programme activities in the project. Participate in the preparation of overall work plan and budget as well as develop activity plans and budgets for technical support of local value chain development interventions Participate in developing different levels of progress report (weekly updates, situational reports, quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports) Supporting Project Quality Assurance (PQA) through organizing and supporting monitoring visits on L&R interventions. Collaborate with relevant ministries and other relevant partners at the County and community levels to ensure integration and high level implementation the planned Local Value Chain activities Work closely with relevant authorities to ensure all economic recovery and market systems interventions deployed in the communities are in alignment with L&R in emergency Standards Work together with other staff/ to ensure that key trainings meets the standard required to facilitate, provide knowledge and reinforcement of desired L&R behaviour and practices. Ensure that business processes, standards and guidelines related to Livelihood & resilience initiatives are effectively applied in project implementation. Make technical input into the planning and design of project specific operational researches, including baseline and end line evaluation, post distribution monitoring related to L&R. Conduct continuous activity and budget analysis to ensure adherence to the approved work, budget and procurement plans.
35% - Technical supportWork with communities and relevant stakeholders to identify key on-farm and off farm value chains to support Support project market research on viable value chains Ensure the target communities are mobilized and participate in the identified Local Value Chain Interventions In consultation with other staff, government and partners sensitize and mobilize the communities to form Project Implementation units, producer groups Support produce aggregation and marketing activities of the project Work with Project Officer, local stakeholders and leaders to identify community champions/resource persons for LVCD, Empowered World View and Digitization of farmer records In consultation with other staff develop capacity assessment tools for producer groups and develop a capacity development plan Facilitate the capacity building of the partners and farmer groups on LVCD activities (Climate Smart Agriculture, Entrepreneurship, post-harvest management and value addition, transformational leadership) Facilitate linkages of the savings groups to FAST product to enhance their performance Ensure cross cutting themes are integrated into LVCD interventions Provide technical support and timely feedback to the Project Manager on the LVCD interventions outlined in the THRIVE project. Organize meetings with key local value chain actors and farmers to forge effective support of the LVCD interventions Ensure adult and child safeguarding during the implementation of the planned interventions
20% - Quality assurance -Monitoring, Reporting, evaluation and DocumentationEnsure the community champions (LVCD, EWV and S4T) have necessary monitoring tools and are trained on the same Develop project monitoring and reporting schedules in collaboration with the various stakeholders Work with the community champions/facilitators to continuously train, monitor and mentor the performance of producer groups along identified value chains Clean and Collate project performance data and ensure it is keyed into the relevant Monitoring Information System (MIS) on a monthly basis Prepare weekly updates, monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual progress reports Documentation of key lessons learnt and successes stories from the target farmers Continuously track progress of planned activities and outputs in the detailed implementation plan to ensure timely and quality implementation of plans Support Monitoring and evaluation of THRIVE activities in coordination with M&E and relevant stakeholders. Support farmer records digitization process and performance tracking in collaboration with community resource persons and relevant private actors Together with farmers, partners, conduct regular reflection and learning events Support the project data collection during baseline, end line, market assessments and post distribution assessments
10% - Strategic Engagement, Partnership and NetworkingRepresent World Vision in key L&R stakeholder forum/meetings and relevant networlâ¹s at the Ward, Sub-County and County levels. Â Facilitates linkages of the farmers groups to micro-finance institutions and skills development institutions Strengthen partnerships with the county government and other partners for effective support and capacity development of the farmers for sustainability
5% - OthersAny other duties as assigned by the Supervisor
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEThe jobholder must have a minimum of a Diploma certificate in agriculture/Agricultural economics/ Developmental Studies or equivalent from a recognized institution. Minimum of two yearsâ experience working with communities in either relief or development Livelihood and Resilience/Food security projects Excellent English communication skills (both oral and written) with a good uunderstanding the local dialect and context Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Lotus Notes (or another main email system such as Microsoft Outlook) A team player, capable of building the community capacity in economic recovery aspects Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision Cross-cultural sensitivity and emotional maturity Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts Understanding and demonstrated commitment to the importance of gender and other key issues in Economic empowerment Able to ride a motorbike with a valid license
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