World Vision NGO Economic Development Specialist(SG&MIS) - Jobs in Ethiopia

World Vision NGO Economic Development Specialist(SG&MIS) - Jobs in Ethiopia

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Employee Contract Type:

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

  • Assure and guide WVE ED-S4Tintervention to the highest quality and reporting standards;

  • Coordinates and facilitates an in-country network of Project Administrators responsible for monitoring the implementation of the SG PM in WVE in order to:

    - Discover, identify and or innovate best practice approaches and solutions through peer mentoring and the sharing of experiences and information

    - Strengthen the capacity of WVE staff through the encouraged participation of WVE staff in the ED Savings Group Interest Group.

    - Assure the acceptance and participation of all WV Ethiopia projects in the WV Global Network of SGs.

    - Assure compliance by WV Ethiopia for sustained reporting to the SAVIX in compliance with the WV SAVIX Guidelines.

  • Facilitate technical support to Savings Groups Project Model projects to ensure effective implementation and facilitate innovation and development toward the institutionalization of the Savings Group Project Model in WVE (through the VA Model, cross-sector integration or private/public sector partnerships).

    This specifically includes:

    - Providing training to SGs promoters, village agents on SG PM monitoring and evaluation of SGs plus the online assessment tools.

  • Identify and inform middle and higher level managers to the gaps identified on our daily implementation of SGs in the country Taking a lead in organizing performance review meetings once in every quarter to ensure all APs are in line with the WVE SG PM

    - Undergo a study and present to the department manager so as to how the best practice of other savings groups PM can complement and benefit our communities.

    - Work closely with the cluster program office (CPO) and APs specialists and officers for any need that arises.

    - Provide on job training, conduct monitoring visits regularly to the APS

    - Avail support via phones, skypes and in person

  • Facilitate access to mentoring and support for WVE staffs embarking on Savings Groups Project Model.

  • Ensure opportunities for reflection, learning and the sharing of knowledge at all levels of World Vision's Ethiopia development programming

  • Encourage, initiate and/or align the sharing of information in the form of updates to existing SG documents and tools or the development of new guidelines.

  • Actively participate in strategic networks with local, national and international stakeholders
    both within and outside World Vision, including Vision Fund International.

  • Facilitate technical support to preparing proposals with the intention of raising funds to finance Savings Group Project Model projects with Grant Acquisition Management teams as need arises

  • Encourage and coach CPOs, Area Programs and project administrators for the optimal implementation of the Management Information System (MIS) and related internal WV Ethiopia management information processes to regularly and systematically:

    - Schedule FO visits and monitoring

    - collect (in alignment with SG PM methodology and standards)

    - enter, report, archive Project Model data

    - Monitor and develop criteria to assess whether a project complies with the Savings Group Project Model Standards

  • Monthly, semi-annually and Annually, submit a written report to an immediate supervisor detailing the Savings Group PM achievements

    Required Professional Experience

  • >8 years of total experience on business and economic and rural development

  • Must have a clear understanding of major donors’ perspectives, requirements and standards

  • Must have proven analytical/ problem solving abilities

  • Must have a clear understanding of major donors’ perspectives, requirements and standards

  • Experiences in excel management

    Required Education,training, license,registration, and certification

  • Second Degree in Developmental Economics and related and or

  • Knowledge of Saving Group/VSLA/VESA, SG MIS/SAVIX, BSL,local Value chain, business facilitation models is a requirement

  • Professional technical skill associated with assessment experience is desired

    Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills

  • Excellent interpersonal skills – builds good relationships with internal and external stakeholders and maintain effective collaboration with all staff

  • Excellent skill in producing quality report

  • Appropriate skills and experience in the capacity building and training of staff and partners;

  • Rich experience in handling productive meeting

  • Rich experience communication

  • Excellent experience in proposal development, budget preparation and report writing;

  • Good knowledge of oral and written English language.

  • Computer literate

    Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement Head Office-based with frequent and regular travel to Hubs and APs

    Physical Requirements

    Travel by road, flexibility with accommodation and dietary arrangements. Ability to partake in on-location production or live events.

    Language Requirements

    Fluency: English working knowledge, speaking and writing is required

    Applicant Types Accepted:

    Local Applicants Only

    For more information and job application details, see; World Vision NGO Economic Development Specialist(SG&MIS) - Jobs in Ethiopia

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