Deadline: 19 October, 2021

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

World Vision International is seeking to fill the role of Development Facilitator.

The mission of World Vision International includes working with the poor and people who are oppressed as it promotes human transformation.


  • Lead assessment and design processes as per standard in the development programme approach
  • Ensure that the assessment processes (including sponsorship and special projects) are implemented timely and budget spent according to the project operation plan
  • Facilitate community engagement and networking with partners and communities through the assessment and design process
  • Facilitate the assessment process and use appropriate tools for data collection
  • Build relationships with and among government organisations, traditional leaders, non-governmental organisations, churches and other faith-based organisations
  • Develop the draft assessment report and area programme plan document in a participatory manner with all key stakeholders
  • Work closely with the communities and other stakeholders to mobilise for child sponsorship
  • Ensure area programme priorities and approaches are aligned with community, partners and national office strategies
  • Write and submit monthly, quarterly and annual progress reports timely
  • Document the entire assessment and design process adequately
  • Support the recruitment and orientation of all area programme staff about the organisation’s ministry


  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences
  • Three years, minimum, of experience in development programmes and programme management in a complex, international organisation, preferably in the NGO context
  • Knowledge and understanding of World Vision operations will be an added advantage
  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Word, Access, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Strong community engagement and facilitation skills

To apply and for more information, click here.

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