Livelihoods Technical Advisor
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Purpose of the position:
Strategy & Program Development:
Meet donors to preposition for new program ideas and models based on evidence;
Develop the technical/sectoral components of new proposals, in consultation with Programs, MEAL and Operations teams;
Provide input into budget of technical components within new proposals;
Lead in design with Programs team and Operations for potential new proposals in Livelihoods based on emerging new needs;
Participate in revision of WV Moz strategy and priorities based on emerging needs and donor interests;
Lead development of Technical approaches in alignment with national strategy.
Support Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting:
Provide technical supervision to field Livelihoods staff including coaching, sharing resources and materials, revision of reports, analyzing lessons, etc;
Conduct field spot checks on bi-monthly basis to monitor progress of projects and discuss challenges with field teams;
Co-lead with MEAL team the development of Evidence Building Plans (EBPs) for new projects;
Develop sector measurement tools in collaboration with MEAL team. Specifically, set sectorial/technical tool questions based on accredited global tools;
Intervene, when necessary, at procurement level, to facilitate/find solutions to material purchase difficulties or delays that are affecting the program quality implementation;
Review grant progress reports and M&E reports specifically program findings and recommendations;
Develop monthly, quarterly and annual reports that document progress against objectives of the TP and hence strategic objective.
Staff Management & Capacity Building:
Revise Livelihoods related JDs when needed and participate in the recruitment of relevant project and technical staff;
Develop and revise Livelihoods capacity building plans and share with P&C;
Orient and train WV relevant staff (including direct/matrix reports) on Livelihoods standards, tools, models, etc;
Provide regular feedback on performance for matrix reports.
Networking & External Engagement:
Engage in networking and coordination with external Stakeholders and partners (Livelihoods and social stability working groups and different ministries;
Participate in workshops, training and internal WV MOZ meetings, workshops, etc;
Coordinate with regional office and other relevant internal stakeholders at WV, whether at the Regional or Global level as necessary.
Learning and Research:
Participate in all Livelihoods/ED projects’ lessons learned events;
Participate in design and roll out of new research proposals and initiatives of WV MOZ as needed;
Conduct regular situational analysis of the sector and feed recommendations back to WV MOZ for decision making on future priorities.
Knowledge, skills & abilities:
Bachelor degree in any area related to Livelihoods, economic development, Agriculture, Livestock, or Social Sciences;
Strong understanding of Livelihood systems, established Livelihoods practices, Minimum Economic Recovery Standards, EMMA, etc;
Creative and able to come up with, embrace and coordinate innovative thinking, partnership building and problem solving skills;
Good analytical and writing skills;
Good interpersonal skills, influencing skills and cross-cultural sensitivity;
Effective in written and oral communication in English;
Able to work on multifunctional tasks in the pressure of time and organizational changes;
Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint;
Three to five years of technical expertise in the areas of Economic development or Livelihoods;
Experience in capacity building processes, tools and methodologies;
Two years or more NGO experience in the humanitarian and development fields respectively;
Experience in needs assessment and project design;
Experience in working with relevant Livelihood donors;
Proven experience in Livelihoods in Emergency settings;
Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking English.
Master’s Degree in the following areas: Economic development, Business administration, marketing;
Experience participating in program implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes;
Experience with women economic empowerment programs;
Experience with proposal writing, strategy development.
The position is field based in Beira.
The position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.
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Posted 2 months ago
June 12, 2019
Livelihoods Technical Advisor
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