Deadline: 23 January, 2022

Location: Kigali, Rwanda

World Vision International is seeking to fill the role of Cluster Manager.
The mission of World Vision International includes working with the poor and people who are oppressed as it promotes human transformation.
Responsibilities
  • Provide effective leadership to cluster team in promoting the organisation’s vision, mission, core values and key national office standards among staff and partners
  • Promote an empowered world view among communities in order to attain mindset change from dependency syndrome
  • Foster the development of a culture of teamwork and accountability
  • Ensure implementation of partnership performance standards, principles and initiatives within the programme
  • Promote integration of projects and operations from all funding streams
  • Take charge of quality assurance processes in the cluster, ensuring that sponsorship and design, monitoring and evaluation standards are adhered to
  • Ensure internal controls, policies and procedures are adhered to for compliance
  • Manage cluster assets efficiently and effectively
  • Ensure quality and timely reporting
  • Ensure that tools are in place and in use to systematically track and report data on child well-being targets
  • Facilitate documentation and sharing of innovation and best practices
  • Ensure cluster prepares success stories for use in marketing and sharing with donors
  • Innovatively contextualise development models in the local context
  • Actively participate in the Joint Action Development Forum (JADF) at sector and district levels and ensure that the organisation in Rwanda is well represented
  • Collaborate and network with other NGOs, government departments, church and community leaders, ensuring participation of all stakeholders in programme development, monitoring and evaluation
  • Identify and build capacity of CBOs and sub-grantee in project management
  • Mobilise additional resources for the APs in the cluster through regular proposal writing and raising local resources
  • Build and strengthen relationships with local donors and government in prepositioning for local resource mobilisation
  • Promote child participation in programme activities such as in planning and monitoring
  • Ensure child and adult safeguarding policy and structures are observed to promote child well-being and prevent child and adult abuse
  • Empower local leaders to protect children from abuses
  • Identify training needs of staff and ensure development plans are developed and implemented
  • Manage staff performance effectively

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Agricultural and Natural Sciences, Economics, Social Sciences or a related discipline
  • Master’s degree in a development-related discipline (preferred)
  • Five years, minimum, of experience in programme/project management and proven track record of managing successful projects
  • Deeper understanding of a programme cycle
  • Strong understanding of community empowerment models
  • Strong development facilitation and community organisation skills
  • Strong team leader with excellent interpersonal skills

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