World Vision International Program Manager-Climate Asset Management-CAM Project Jobs in Kenya

World Vision International Program Manager-Climate Asset Management-CAM Project Jobs in Kenya

  • 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 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

  • World Vision Kenya is part of the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector and all candidates will thus be screened as appropriate for any safeguarding related misconduct.

    Purpose of Position:

  • To provide programmatic, technical and managerial support in the implementation of Climate Asset Management (CAM) project in Narok, Elgeyo Marakwet, Kwale, and Tana River Counties. The programme goal is Sustained improvement in eco-system restoration, livelihoods, and resilience to climate change for 250,000 smallholder farmers and pastoralists (men, women and youth) covering 250,000 hectares of land in four target Counties in Kenya.

    Major Responsibilities:

    Program Coordination and Management

  • The jobholder will be the accountable person for the Program under World Vision Component and will work in close collaboration with the AP Managers, program staffs, Government line ministries in the Counties and Cooperating partners of this grant – Self Help Africa, World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), Justdiggit, Africa Harvest, Green Belt Movement, and Conservation Alive Kenya.

  • Provide technical support and guidance in implementation of the project’s objectives
    Monitor and ensure that grant is managed and executed as per plans within time and budgets, meeting donor, World Vision and community accountability;

  • Ensure that all CAM project initiatives within the program’s area of influence meet or exceed planned outcomes and are implemented timely;

  • Ensure program implementation is in compliance with Donor standards, WVK Policies & Procedures and aligned to acceptable financial & operational audit results.

  • Ensure inclusion of cross cutting themes including gender, youth, conflict sensitivity, disability and social inclusion

  • Actively participate in CAM project meetings, Technical Working Groups, and Program Team meetings as appropriate

  • Manage and coordinate the CAM project team ensuring competent and motivated staff as well as manage performance of staff and encourage on-the-job coaching, identify and address learning and training needs and opportunities

  • Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
    Ensure accurate and quality Program Design Documents (PDD) are on file

  • Contextualize and utilize planning guidelines for the CAM project.

  • Ensure accurate and quality Annual Operation Plan (AOP) and Detailed Implementation Plan (DIP) for the program in place and utilized

  • Work closely with CAM project Secretariat MEAL to effectively support the program to carry out all measurements and assessments – baselines, assessments, designs, monitoring and evaluations - in accordance with donor requirements and WV established standards, policies and procedures;

  • Ensure the program achieves Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the organization’s Ministry Framework and Development Approach, and WVK’s strategic priorities and the program designs.

  • Develop monthly schedule for monitoring together with communities and partners;

  • Ensure community capacity building plan on monitoring is in place and utilized;

  • Monitor monthly program expenditure

  • Ensure effective communication between IMARA Secretariat, communities/partners and the baseline/evaluation team;

  • Generate quality Monthly Management Reports (MMR) informed by accurate analysed data written using language that is appropriate to the reader and in line with World Vision reporting guidelines;

  • Generate Quality & Accurate quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports informed by MMR and in line with donor regulations;

  • In liaison with Communications Officer, Develop context specific electronic and live media communications on program activities

  • Work with MEAL Coordinator ensure effective reflection and learning forums in the counties

  • Participate in quarterly monitoring visits to the field to review progress, gather stories of change associated with Market systems development,
    sustainable natural resources-based VCs, and financial inclusion to identify and address strategic gaps;

    Engagement, Networking and Fundraising

  • Represent WVK in county, national and other Regional forums as approved by the Program Director.

  • Coordinate and Manage Relationships with credible research institutions and private sector to support research component and market systems strengthening component in the program under the agreed framework.

  • Participate in Narok, Elgeyo Marakwet, Kwale, and Tana River Counties Environmental Stakeholders forums/technical working groups as well as supporting WVK the program staff and cluster managers on engagement in relation to Natural Resource Management as well as articulating Environment and Climate change objectives in the forum.

  • Participate in development of innovative NRM, Climate Change Adaptation and other Resilience Building concepts and proposals for building community resilience for fundraising as well as marketing Integrated NRM to various Learning forums.

  • Build and Maintain effective communications and pro-active relationships with partners including the county government and the donor

  • Collaborate with line ministries and departments in providing technical support and assistance to the program

    Advocacy: Policy and Budget Influence

  • Coordinate advocacy and policy influence initiatives of the program at county and national level

  • Increase the visibility of WVK and the donor by maintaining active engagement and advocacy on NRM related matters

  • Ensure that staff capacity around policy and advocacy is built.

  • Take lead on integrating World Vision Global Campaign on Ending Violence against children

  • Lead and participate in daily devotions and other organizational meetings as required;

  • Participate and contribute in meetings, committees and task forces.

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Program Director or designee

    Qualification, Skills and Knowledge

  • Degree in Natural Resource Management, Agriculture, Agro-forestry, Range land Management, Agricultural Economics, Agribusiness Management and Marketing, or any other related discipline.

  • Post graduate degree in any of the above or Business/MBA/Leadership/organizational development is desirable

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience 3 of which must be in Managing multi agency livelihood and Resilience grants in ASAL Counties;

  • At least 3 years’ experience in designing, planning, implementing, supervising and reporting on integrated sustainable Natural Resource-based Value chains marketing, Business Development, Enterprise development and/or Livelihoods programming

  • Knowledge in renewable energies and alternative technologies are of advantage;

  • Experience in working with consortium partners, county governments, private sector, civil society, donors and local communities;

  • Good understanding of NRM in ASAL context and Dryland Agricultural systems Market systems strengthening, Peace Programming and Governance.

  • A broad grasp of socio - economic policy issues with respect to NRM, Agriculture, Food security, livestock and other Livelihoods, range management and marketing in both rural and often fragile context.

  • Familiarity with participatory market approaches and making Markets Work for the Poor approaches.

  • Deep understanding and ability to work in a fragile often interfaith context.

  • Understanding of gender and diversity issues and commitment to addressing inequalities in all the key areas of responsibility.

  • Ability to work under pressure and strict deadlines.

  • Understanding of development/relief issues with commitment to humanitarian principles and action.

  • Good financial/budget management.

  • Good people management, training and coaching skills with strong conceptual and analytical skills.

  • The ability to work independently, think innovatively and strategically and work effectively within a team.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision International Program Manager-Climate Asset Management-CAM Project Jobs in Kenya

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