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Deadline: 05 August, 2021
Location: Democratic Republic of the Congo
World Vision International (WVI) is seeking to fill the role of Senior Programme Officer.
WVI’s mission includes working with the poor and people who are oppressed as it promotes human transformation.
Responsibilities
  • Write proposals in concert with technical advisors, operations staff, and support services in response to needs
  • Support project teams with editing and preparing reports in line with field-level donor expectations and requirements
  • Serve as primary point of contact for assigned support office and donor colleagues
  • Work with operational teams to support donor requests, engagement, and positioning for funding
  • Represent World Vision and its capacity and operations to donors, clusters, and other key stakeholders in order to resource operations plan to address humanitarian needs, as required
  • Support finance in tracking of response funding to ensure response strategic priorities are funded and effective leveraging of available funding
  • Share information (including analysis) with internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis to meet their information requirements, including the development of regular situation reports
  • Regularly input into the existing reporting tracking system for all donor funds which clearly identifies dates and content requirements for the donors
  • Provide grant management for designated projects to support timely implementation, to ensure operations are in alignment with context, and to submit reporting to donor organisations and relevant WV stakeholders
  • Support P and C to develop staff care and capacity building plan specifically on programming and grant management
  • Engage with and strengthen the organisation’s relationship with the country’s humanitarian funds, ensuring WVDRC’s remains a partner of choice for humanitarian funding
  • Ensure WV DRC engagement with the UN is prioritised and clusters/sectors well mapped for prepositioning and resource mobilisation

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree, minimum, in Political Science, Development, Anthropology, or a related field
  • Master’s degree in Development or diploma in NGO Management (preferred)
  • Two years, minimum, of experience working as a programme officer
  • Demonstrated problem-solving skills
  • In-depth knowledge of various emergency and development sectors, project/logframe design and proposal writing
  • Experience working with or submitting proposals to major donors, such as ECHO, USAID, WFP, UNICEF, FCDO, GAC
  • Good understanding of SPHERE standards, and accountability mechanisms, such as HAP, the Red Cross and NGO code of conduct
  • Highly effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Good networking skills and ability to interpret and present information with influence and impact
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-cultural way
  • Working fluency in French will be a plus
  • Commitment to Christianity, and ability to stand above denominational diversity

To apply and for more information, click here.

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