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World Vision – Project Manager – KIERP KIlifi/Kwale.

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PURPOSE OF POSITION

To provide programmatic and technical management in successful implementation of the KIERP 2 Grant funded by USAID/BHA and implemented by World Vision Kenya to provide lifesaving WASH, nutrition, Economic recovery and Multi-Purpose Cash Assistance interventions to disaster affected people in  Tana River, Kilifi, Kajiado, Kwale, Kitui, and Makueni Counties (one or two counties)

Project Management 

  • Ensure proper planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the emergency Response project interventions in the project areas. 

  • Provide technical support and leadership to Project Officers and drivers to enable them effectively guide and support response interventions in the Counties. 

  • Ensure all project interventions are implemented within schedule, plans and budgets and regularly review project status. 

  • Ensure that the emergency response interventions are integrated with other projects in the programme 

  • Ensure identification of local needs and resources and take appropriate programming measures. 

  • Mainstream cross-cutting issues (gender, CC, environment, advocacy,  disability, child protection) in emergency and rehabilitation  programs/projects 

  • Establish operational priorities and monitor performance targets for the respective field project staff 

  • Ensure that project initiatives meet or exceed planned outcomes and are implemented in full compliance with WVK, the donor and other relevant partnership and international standards and guidelines; 

 

Design Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation 

  • Lead in the development of the project design and ensure compliance with WVK and donor guidelines and standards. 

  • Ensure timely and effective implementation of all project interventions as well as the successful achievement of proposed outcomes and intended impacts. 

  • Ensure timely and appropriate utilization of the budgeted project resources. 

  • Ensure proper application of business processes, standards and guidelines related to the project in accordance with the donor requirements.  

  • Ensure that the project achieves acceptable financial and operational audit results by implementing activities in accordance with established norm and policies. 

  • Ensure that all the activities are implemented and evaluated in accordance with the WVK and donor standards. 

  • Support the project officers to set up and maintain effective complaints and feedback mechanisms to ensure that beneficiary concerns are addressed in a timely and effective manner.  

  • Ensure that an effective and participatory and effective M&E system is established in a decentralized manner 

  • Ensure that, in general, project monitoring arrangements comply with the project agreement and, in particular, the provisions of this agreement are fully observed in the design of project M&E. 

  • Ensure quality monthly, quarterly, semi annual and annual reports are compiled and submitted in a timely manner in line with the donor requirements. 

Capacity Building 

  • Identification and sharing of capacity building gaps among project staff, communities and partners. 

  • Lead the project in capacity building initiatives for staff, communities and partners to enable them effectively advocate for and implement project interventions. 

  • Ensure ongoing coaching and mentoring of project staff in order to ensure that they are able to perform and achieve the desired results. 

Engagement and Networking 

  • Ensure adequate representation with the donor, the Government of Kenya officials (National and County), private sector, Civil Society Groups, including Faith-Based Groups. 

  • Ensure close working collaboration with key Government line ministries and other like-minded partners. 

Resource Mobilization 

  • Map resource mobilization opportunities at local level and develop concepts and proposals in collaboration with Regional and National office teams. 

Other Duties 

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must have a minimum of five years’ experience with regards to the designing, planning, and implementation; supervising and reporting on integrated development relief and/or advocacy project.
  • Experience in working on donor funded programs and experience with USAID/BHA donor funded projects is an added advantage.
  • Experience supporting strategic program development including successful proposal development for humanitarian donors
  • Strong evidence of good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Budgetary and financial management skills
  • Highly flexible and organized, able to manage multiple, simultaneous demands and willing to take on new tasks on an ad hoc basis
  • Ability to work both on own initiative and as part of a team in a high-pressure environment while adhering to deadlines
  • Proficient in written and spoken Kiswahili and English.
  • Notable experience of deployment in response to rapid and slow onset emergencies, including in a program lead role
  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in either Development studies, Social work, Anthropology, Project Planning and Management, Disaster Management, Nutrition, Agriculture, Water Sanitation and Hygiene or a closely related field from a recognized University with relevant experience working on emergencies.
  • Good understanding of Emergency Programming and MUST have had an experience with implementation of at least a USAID/BHA funded grant
  • Demonstrates personal integrity and trustworthiness
  • Ability to conceptualize and put into practice well researched initiatives
  • Demonstrated understanding of quality assurance systems, and continuous improvement, with particular emphasis on integration of accountability measures into all aspects of the project cycle;
  • Empirical knowledge of humanitarian codes, principles and practice;
  • Good team player, self-starter, has ability to work under minimum supervision and maintain good relationships;
  • Commitment to WV Values, Mission and Vision
  • Good analytical skills with appropriate attention to details
  • Facilitates appropriate information flow amongst staff
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills in English, with experience working in multicultural, multi-location, values driven teams;
  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills.
  • Practical knowledge of current thematic issues and debates in developing countries, and of the major institutional donors 

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