Mpamba Recharge & Win

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Job Description

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Our 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for employment with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

World Vision International in Malawi therefore is currently looking for dedicated professional Christians to fill the positions below under a New Grant. If you are passionate about child wellbeing and you are considering a career with a calling, we would love to talk to you.


Position: Education Project Officer -Grade 14, (2 Positions)


Based in Lilongwe and Blantyre Districts


Purpose of the position


Under the direction of the Zonal Education Technical Coordinator, the Education Project Officer will be responsible for implementation and field level coordination/ facilitation of the Education Sector with a focus on Literacy (Community Action component) both at Early Childhood and in Primary education levels in the project districts. The position will be familiar with a broad cross-section of activities, resources, and techniques associated with the development and implementation of the Community Action component of the unlocking literacy model.

The position is also responsible for profiling World Vision Malawi and NASCENTS in all relevant sector networks and technical working groups at district level. The incumbent is the primary contact for the organization in matters relating to the USDA project


Major Responsibilities


Program Implementation

  • Lead the planning, organizing / facilitating and implementation of education and literacy interventions at the district level
  • Maintain programmatic accountability for program activities at district including data collection for evaluation, record keeping of activities, and the completion of all necessary quarterly progress and year-end reporting
  • Establish, coordinate and integrate education and literacy databases and develop information systems.
  • Facilitate increased access and literacy levels of children at ECD and primacy school level.
  • Facilitate efficient and timely implementation of planned activities by all relevant committees, district and community partners to ensure the right techniques, methodologies and standards are employed
  • Works closely with the government partners and schools to establish to increase literacy levels.
  • Distribute IEC materials and facilitate training programs to ensure quality technical messages on various education and literacy reaching all the target beneficiaries
  • Assist in the assessment of the potential for improving learning and education systems for ECD and schools.
  • Assist in designing and implementing innovative literacy and educational practices in the district

Partnerships & Advocacy
  • Network and collaborate with all local level stakeholders involved in education and literacy to enhance program implementation and facilitate smooth transition for sustainability in the program
  • Represent the program on relevant local level committees, taskforces, fairs, etc., in order to promote coordination and collaboration with other stakeholders and relevant efforts whenever possible
  • Promote local level advocacy

Capacity building
  • Build capacity of the local communities/institutions in preparation of annual work plan; and business plans based on local problems prevailing in the community.

Program monitoring
  • Provide technical support to the community on implementation of development plans (AOP) through monitoring and review sessions consistent with budgetary allocation and within the set time line.
  • Build the capacity of local communities in monitoring of their own activities and development of local monitoring tools

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum Education qualification of Bachelor’s Degree in Education with 3-5 years’ experience in similar position

Knowledge and technical skills

  • Excellent facilitation skills
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Fluent in English
  • Good understanding of cross-cultural issues.
  • Good organizational and time management skills
  • Knowledge of sponsorship and rural/community development
  • Good interpersonal and facilitation skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and with minimum supervision
  • Able to work in cross cultural environment
  • Ability to pay attention to details
  • Creative and team player


APPLICATION PROCESS

To view the complete Job Description and requirements please visit: https://www.wvcentral.org 

OR

Send a cover letter with a detailed Curriculum Vitae with three traceable referees to:

Email: wvm_humanresources@wvi.org  

not later than 30th June 2020. Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.

Disclaimer
World Vision Malawi does not use agents, nor solicit any form of payments for any application, training, interviewing, testing or any fees in connection with this recruitment. Report any acts of solicitation for payment and/or extortion to World Vision Malawi on the following; Tip offs Toll Free Line 847;

Email: inform_worldvision_malawi@wvi.org


Skills Required


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  • Location
    Lilongwe/Blantyre
  • Company
  • Type
    Full Time
  • Positions
    2
  • Apply Before
    01 Jul, 2020

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