World Vision Jobs in Kenya

World Vision Senior Director – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Jobs in Kenya

Application Deadline 10th July 2017

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develops annual WASH Business Plans with the Regional WASH Directors, Support Offices, and National teams.
  • Provides thought WASH leadership both within and outside WV.
  • Ensures integration of WV distinctives and ethos in WASH implementation.
  • Ensure alignment of WASH programming with global sector approaches and project models.
  • Ensure overall compliance with Partnership standards and industry standards.
  • Oversee the quality and coverage of WASH programming.
  • Champion cross-sector collaboration for integration of WASH with other sectors.
  • Provide Operational Accountability:
  • Ensure donor promises are met or exceeded.
  • Measure extent to which resourcing opportunities meet WASH operations needs and impact child well-being.

    Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

    Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree required in international relief and development, engineering or business, plus related professional work experience.
  • Excellent in written reporting and in verbal communication in English.
  • Strong experience and proven skills in leading a team of technical professionals.
  • Leader with minimum 5 years’ experience designing and leading WASH programming in the developing world.
  • In-depth knowledge/expertise in WASH programming including evidence based best practices.
  • Strong relational and networking skills, demonstrated ability to supervise teams, and significant experience engaging with donors and fundraisers.

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Senior Director – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Jobs in Kenya

    World Vision Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya

    Application Deadline 11th July 2017

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the overall planning, implementation and management of the project as well as the achievement of the goals and objectives of the program in a timely and cost effective manner.
  • Ensure strong communication and coordination with all team members as a means to effectively achieve program objectives. Encourage transparency among and between consortium members to promote coordination and effectiveness.
  • Lead the planning of program activities and set high quality performance targets ensuring adherence to technical standards, best practices and donor guidelines.
  • Design strategies, partnerships and interventions to guarantee the project is gender and ability-sensitive and that WV and implementing partners are accountable to beneficiaries.
  • Ensure grant management compliance for the project in alignment with donor and WV regulations.
  • Primary point of contact and collaboration for the team and in-country stakeholders, including USAID, implementation partners, government partners and other key stakeholders.
  • Ensure timely, high-quality and complete submission of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports, and any other reports required by the donor.
  • Promote sustainability of project activities with effective networking, linkages to other programs, capacity building of project staff, and institutional strengthening of implementing partners and community-based organizations.
  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.
  • Develop and maintain and adequate human resource plan to ensure proper technical capacity to manage project work.
  • Ensure low risk audits for the projects.


    Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
  • Must possess a Master’s degree in Agriculture, Agriculture Economics, Horticulture or related field from a recognized University.
  • Minimum of 15 years of experience in managing large (at least $10 million), complex value chain or agribusiness projects with an expertise in production agricultural economics, market intelligence or related.
  • Experience as a Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of Party, Project Director or similar management experience for projects with similar magnitude and complexity in developing countries.
  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs or other funding agencies (Global Fund and other multilateral agencies, their policies and regulations.
  • Excellent managerial and operational experience, preferably in managing a Feed the Future projects or other large donor projects involving coordination with multiple program partners or institutions in Kenya or the region.
  • Experience with inclusive market systems, women’s empowerment programming, and/or the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) is an added advantage.
  • Experience managing sub grants and contracts under grants for complex projects
  • Past experience of working with USG supported projects and knowledge of financial rules and regulations at a senior level.
  • Experience in developing program work-plans, budgets, managing implementation, staff and short-term technical assistance.
  • Excellent representational and communication skills, written and oral proficiency in English, and verbal communication skills in one or more local Kenyan languages (i.e. Swahili and other local languages).
  • Excellent past performance references (Three contacts should be provided with e- mail address, phone, title, name).

    How to Apply

    Submit your online application including a detailed CV with names of three referees. Application deadline is July 11, 2017 at midnight.

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision Chief of Party Jobs in Kenya

    World Vision M & E and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Specialist Jobs in Kenya


  • Develop and update framework for grant M & E and CLA in accordance to the grant design document and donor requirements.
  • Ensure that the project’s interventions are effectively supported in terms of the assessment, design, implementation, baseline, monitoring, evaluation, transition, learning and documentation.
  • Participate in development of the annual work plan and budgets, ensuring alignment with technical approach and Technical program.
  • Take lead in conducting periodic peer reviews to check for alignment and compliance to USAID and WV Partnership standards.
  • Ensure that Sub grantees demonstrate required M & E capacity and produce quality M & E reports.
  • Ensure that core information for grant management, partners, and funding agencies is available.
  • Identify the requirement for collecting baseline data, prepare terms-of-reference for and arrange the conducting of a baseline survey, as required.
  • Clarify and facilitate process for monitoring and evaluations of sub-grantees.
  • Oversee and execute M & E and CLA activities with particular focus on results and impacts as well as lesson learnt.
  • Conduct readiness assessment: the incentives at the system level, the beneficiaries and existing capacity.
  • Identify the need and draw up the Terms of References for specific studies; procure, guide and supervise consultants or organizations that are contracted to implement special surveys and studies required for evaluating grant effects and impacts.
  • Ensure timely communication of M & E findings at all levels.
  • Actively support the inclusion of monitoring and evaluation tools with gender indicators and for monitoring for negative impacts/unintended consequences.

    Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A Master’s Degree in relevant field
  • A minimum of 7 years of practical experience in managing performance monitoring plans, evaluation, collaboration and learning, and measuring systemic change
  • Demonstrated practical experience in using monitoring, evaluation and learning activities to inform activity implementation and results
  • Technical expertise in a field related to gender-sensitive monitoring, evaluation, knowledge management, and learning
  • Experience in strengthening local organizations and building local capacities for self-management
  • Experience working with multiple stakeholders and familiarity with Feed the Future project will be an added advantage
  • Familiarity with using the Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture Index (WEAI) is an added advantage
  • Excellent report writing, analytical and communication skills, including oral presentation skills, knowledge management and dissemination of research findings (in English).

    How to Apply

    Submit your online application including a detailed CV with names of three referees. Application deadline is July 11, 2017 at midnight.

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision M & E and Collaborating, Learning and Adapting Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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