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Regional Governance Advisor, East And West Africa
World Vision
Project Management
Outside Uganda
Full Time
NGO
USh  Confidential
2d
Job Summary
Extensive knowledge and understanding of the functioning of International NGOs such as World Vision in terms of their governance, management and operations.

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Senior level
Experience Length: 5 years
Job Description
Closing date: 16 Oct 2018
World Vision International

Preferred location: Nairobi, Kenya. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within East and West Africa where WVI is registered to operate.

World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 40,000+ staff members working in more than 100 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Regional Governance Advisor, East and West Africa, you will apply the relevant knowledge, skills and methods that promote the development of high performing national office governing boards and advisory councils that guide, protect and ensure the achievement of the World Vision Mission and Vision.

To this end, you will lead board development, provide and manage governance training, clarify decision rights and accountability in all aspects of World Vision governance in the two regions. As a member of the Global Governance Dept, you will support regional implementation of WVI’s best practice governance model by national boards, advisory councils and alignment with microfinance organizations boards. It also supports the Partnership national office governance Transition and Peer Review processes according to established standards. You will make an important contribution to governance policy development, research and creation of quality resource materials.

Requirements include:

Masters level or higher degree in related field such as Human Development, Law, Organisational Development, Corporate Business and related Management, or Governance.
Extensive knowledge and understanding of the functioning of International NGOs such as World Vision in terms of their governance, management and operations.
Broad knowledge and understanding of current board governance issues in the region and/or the world.
Experience in senior management roles, including working directly under and reporting to a board, serving on a board, preferably including experience in the non-profit sector.
Effective in written and verbal communication in English is essential. French language skills is added advantage
Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.
Must be a mature, committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
HOW TO APPLY:
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World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online: https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/senegal/governance/regional-governance-advisor-east-and-west-africa/11005  and apply by the closing date 15 OCT 2018. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted

Monitoring And Evaluation Officer- Somalia
Adventist Development and Relief Agency International
Research
Outside Uganda
Full Time
NGO
USh  Confidential
2d
Job Summary
Conduct regular visits to project sites to monitor the implementation of activities, gather feedback from beneficiaries and submit detailed report about the activities and findings

Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
Experience Level: Senior level
Experience Length: 5 years
Job Description
Closing date: 09 Oct 2018

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The Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA) is an International Non-Governmental Organization registered in Kenya and operating in Somalia. Applications are hereby invited from suitably qualified candidate to fill the position of M&E Officer to be based in Kismayu Jubbaland.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Conduct regular visits to project sites to monitor the implementation of activities, gather feedback from beneficiaries and submit detailed report about the activities and findings
Assist to develop and strengthen local projects networks.
Assist to identify needs and opportunities by conducting training needs assessments.
Collect data on project indicators and maintain an updated database on project progress
Tracking project performance at community level and report, monitor and follow up on project activities.
Support the program team to record and analyze monitoring data for reporting and timely communicate the results of analysis to inform program decision making
Conduct surveys and analyze data on a quarterly basis and make recommendations to improve the project based on the findings
Support the Project Manager to prepare periodic project reports based on accurate and evidence-based data/information
Support in the tracking of outcome of activities evidenced by accurate data to enhance quality of reporting
Identify and document human interest stories and case studies based on the successes of implemented projects
Assist in reviewing log frames, M&E work plans and targets at proposal development stage through to project implementation

Knowledge

A degree in Education, Community Development or Project Management.
Experience in data collection, tabulation and analysis. Knowledge and use of SPSS is essential.
Diploma holders with over 5 years experience will also be considered.
Strong data collection and collation skills, processing, analysis and report writing.
Good computer skills in word processing, spreadsheets and database software programs.
Experience working with civil society groups and government authorities.
Good negotiating skills.

HOW TO APPLY:
If you meet the above requirements, please send your application letter and Curriculum Vitae to [email protected] not later than 9th October 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.