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  • Posted: Jun 3, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 8, 2020
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  • World Vision is an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working in almost 100 countries world-wide to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
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    Household Economic Strengthening Advisor - OVC

    Job Summary

    To provide the technical expertise, and coordination of Household Economic Strengthening (HES) component of the OVC Grant ensuring that the overall goal of the program is achieved. She/he will take technical leadership role in designing and promoting use of low-risk initiatives to diversify and stimulate growth in household income and integrate economic activities with complementary interventions across the project to address different levels of household economic vulnerability.

    Responsibilities

    Technical Leadership and Program implementation, 50%

    • Advise the consortium on HES matters to ensure proper implementation.
    • Provide supervision to the HES team ensuring translation of designs into actual implementation
    • Ensure timely and quality implementation of the HES interventions
    • Facilitate the integration of House Hold Economic Strengthening with other result areas including but not limited to increased access to health and social services for OVC and their families
    • Ensure linkage with OVC Project consortium members to enhance leverage, coordination quality programming
    • Ensure Competent HES staff are in place
    • Identify staff capacity gaps, develop training plans and facilitate their development

    Monitoring, Evaluation Accountability, Learning and Innovation, 20%

    • Provide technical guidance to ensure quality assessments, researches and evaluations of OVC Grant’s HES program
    • Influence and support county and National Government line Ministries/Departments such as Ministry of Agriculture Livestock & Fisheries institutionalize and scale up using proven operational evidence
    • Ensure quality HES reports developed and submitted to donor in time

    Ensure government and/or consortium HES Management Information Systems are strengthened to collect, collate, analyze, and interpret data for reporting and decision making

    • Coordinate innovations, documentation, publishing and sharing of the findings appropriately

    Engagement Networking and Advocacy, 25%

    • Coordinate national and county government support to the project for sustainability
    • Provide oversight to the social accountability initiatives ensuring contribution to the program
    • Advocate for policy translation, position papers and influence to county plans
    • Strengthen linkages between the Project and other WVK programs
    • Ensure OVC Grant representation in key strategic HES/Livelihoods technical working groups and forums at the county and national level
    • Actively participate in the Project meetings, and other WVK forums and meetings as appropriate
    • Spearhead learning forums to profile, communicate and ensure adoption of promising practices
    • Contribute to engagement, publications, to communicate program progress and successes

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World Vision Kenya on careers.wvi.org to apply
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