Technical Advisor, TSO (Livelihoods) at World Vision Internation,Kigali-Rwanda-CLOSE:29/05/2017

Technical Advisor, TSO (Livelihoods)

Reference6492-16G34016

LocationGlobal

Application Deadline Date 29-May-17

CategoryExceptions

TypeFixed term, Full-time

International Role

No - Only National applicants will be considered.

Duration1-2 Years

JOB DESCRIPTION

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within a jurisdiction (country or US state) where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION :

Position provides high quality technical assistance to NOs in programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models in alignment with WV’s strategy and help achieve child well-being impact. Develops proposals for grant donors, individuals, businesses, institutions and/or foundations as per requests from the NOs and SOs. Position is deployed for disaster response and other requests from the clients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :

Policies, Standards and Guidance :

· Reviews requests for technical services from the National offices, Regional offices, Support offices and global center and develops terms of reference for provision of such expertise.

· Provides high quality technical assistance to National Offices for TA/TP and programme design, monitoring and evaluation. This would include level 1 or 2 or 3 services to the clients.

· Co-creates and develops new project models in collaboration with and as per the requests from the GC Sector Lead.

· Scale-up core project model implementation in NOs, in alignment with strategy.

· Provides technical assistance NOs to contextualize and adapt partnership guidance in consideration of their contexts.

· Conducts technical reviews and provides consulting in response to requests from NO, SO, RO or GC clients.

Staff Capability :

· Work alongside National Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models.

· Provide training to clients as requested.

· Mentors and coaches technical staff in NOs, and SOs.

Innovation/Research :

· Identify innovative and promising approaches in field implementation as they provide technical services to the NOs.

· Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model).

Resource Development :

· Develops winning proposals for grant donors as per specific requests from clients.

· Acts as Chief of Party or other technical staff of grant funded programmes of National offices during start-up phase.

· Provides other services based on service requests from clients.

Programme Quality/Evidence of Impact :

· Ensure NO TA and TP designs meet organizational standards.

· Influence decision makers and technical specialists in the NOs and SOs for continuous quality improvement.

· Participate in programme evaluations where requested by NO.

· Undertake quality assessments based on requests from the line management and provide necessary advise.

Knowledge Management and Communications :

· Document lessons learned.

· Contributes to organizational learning through active engagement and leadership within CoPs.

· Ensures personal ongoing professional development and growth.

Internal Relationships :

· Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams.

· Approach work with a commitment to client-service, that grows the capacity of NO clients.

External Engagement :

· Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients.

· Based on requests from clients represent WV as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES :

· Mid-level/junior technical specialist.

· 5 years (min) field lever experience.

· Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization.

· Donor experience necessary.

· Practitioner/contributor Sector DME experience.

· Language skills appropriate to geographic assignment’.

· Training / adult learning as a required capability.

· Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors.

· Experience both in programming, and revenue acquisition related areas.

Work Environment/Travel :

· The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

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