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Senior projects Coordinator – Food & Cash Assistance at World Vision International

Senior Projects Coordinator – Food & Cash Assistance

Purpose of the position:

This position will assist the cash and food assistance manager in program coordination and M&E support to the cash & food assistance program in World Vision.

The job holder will ensure program reporting and compliance by working with project managers (senior commodity officers) and sub recipients where applicable towards timely, detailed and quality program and financial reporting.

Provide hands-on support in program implementation and quality assurance through periodic field monitoring and ensuring that capacity gaps of field staff and sub recipients are identified and capacity building plans developed and implemented in a timely manner

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Cash and food program management
  2. Stakeholder engagement, partner management and capacity building of staff and partners
  3. Project monitoring and evaluation
  4. Program reporting and donor compliance
  5. Humanitarian accountability

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Education: Must have a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Project Management or any other relevant field
  • Experience: Must have a minimum of 5 years’ experience designing, planning, implementing, supervising and reporting on food assistance programming and at least 2 years’ experience as a manager;
  • 3 years’ experience in supporting/coordinating successfully, multi-partner/multi-geographic area large grants
  • Experience in the field of Cash & Food Assistance Programming and M&E
  • They must have both an extensive conceptual understanding of and demonstrated practical command for implementing program design, management and evaluation principles:
  • The holder of this position must be results orientated who can manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands;
  • Demonstrate good writing skills: the ability to develop quality reports under tight deadlines. Must be able to succinctly express key points fashion, efficiently summarize and compile large amounts of information, and ensure accuracy and logical flow of reported information.
  • Programming and project management acumen: Must be highly organized, detailed oriented, able to detect gaps or missing information others may not, efficient in analyzing information, and succinct in producing verbal and written summaries of key points.
  • Computer aptitude and experience with MS-Office applications
  • Exceptionally strong English writing skills, able to quickly and effectively edit other’s writing and repackage content.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal and diplomatic skills, able to negotiate win-win situations, put the stakeholders’ needs above his/her own, and drive for results which are best for the program while honoring each person’s abilities and strengths. Excellent communication skills.

Working Environment

Work environment: Office-based with travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time to countries having active conflict within the East Africa region.

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