Job Title: Zone / Base Manager Application Deadline Date: 10 Jul 2012
Position Location: Kiffa Position Start Date: 01 Oct 2012
Region: Africa\West Africa Position End Date: 30 Sep 2014
Requisition Category: International Recruitment Priority: Need Within 2 Months
Country Name: Mauritania Program/Office Name: WV Mauritania - PIDAT / Kiffa Program
City/Province: Kiffa Employee Type: Contract
Job Grade Level: 164 Recruitment Status: Advertising in Progress
Is this a family post? Non-family - Staff only
Requisition Num: 2012AFWNRAL-8VLPA7
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
To provide leadership and management to PIDAT Zone by ensuring that all allocated programs resources are used as per WV policies, donor standards and procedures to attain Child well being outcomes
Take the lead in the timely development of the zonal strategic plan, annual operation plan, budget and ADPs AOPs/DIPs, and PDDs.
Provide support and guidance in the implementation of all sponsorship, grants and private non sponsorship programs/projects in the zone.
Ensure and reinforce compliance with approved policies, systems, procedures and internal controls in the zone.
Ensure ADP teams conduct assessments, (re)design, evaluation and TDI measurements and produce the reports timely.
Facilitate networking relationships with government, and other key partners.
Enhance staff capacity & skills and provide leadership in performance management to ensure smooth staff relations, team spirit and accountability in the zone.
Ensure full compliance to sponsorship standards.
Ensure quality and timely reporting of monthly, quarterly, bi –annual and annual projects/programs narrative and financial reports.
Ensure implementation of transition plans and community disaster preparedness plans for sustainable transformational development.
Ensure that internal, external, and Global Centre (GC) audit recommendations are timely responded to, fully implemented and progress is reported quarterly
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Bachelor Degree in Economic Development, Community Development, Sociology or any other Social Science.
Five year’s experience with international development or relief projects, preferably within WV, with at least three years experience in a senior management role in a developing country, required.
Demonstrated experience in programme or project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and report writing, preferred.
Experience in supporting Area Development Programme Management, and Base Management.
Excellent proven track record of donor relations with multiple donors.
Strong planning and organisational skills and ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks. Ability to work gracefully under pressure.
Demonstrated ability to work well with national staff and a passion for capacity building, staff and organisational development
Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes or similar database, email and Internet.
Ability to communicate at high level in French and English required.
Good planning and organizational skills
Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, local partners and donors.
Previous experience in working in a hardship and restricted context.
Ability to demonstrate tolerance and acceptance to people from different culture and ethnic backgrounds.
Masters Degree in international Development with very strong background in Grant Management
How to Apply;
Wednesday, 27 June 2012
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