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World Vision is an International Christian Relief and Development organization, whose goal is to achieve long-lasting benefits in the quality of life for vulnerable children and their families, displaced persons and communities. The Somalia program wishes to invite applications from highly competent dynamic, self-driven and results oriented candidate to fill the following vacancy in the organization.

1. Supply Chain Officer - Nairobi 

Provide technical support and coordination of Regional Supply Chain Department in ensuring implementation of procurement, logistics and warehouse management activities including timely and transparent acquisition/provision of goods and services for WV Somalia program, and its satellite field offices. 

Major Responsibilities: 

  • Ensure timely and transparent processing of procurement requests within approved lead times and in line with NO and partnership policies and guidelines. Ensure the organization obtains the best quality of goods and services at the best price.
  • In his/her capacity of non-voting member to the tender committee, the incumbent acts as the secretary and advisor to the central tender committee, organizes and coordinates TC meetings, prepare timely, accurate and complete minutes of procurement committee meetings in line with WV Policies and Procedures
  • Ensure efficient and effective contract/order management for service level delivery.
  • Entrench the planning to procure to pay (P2P2P) supply chain management model to ensure a lean supply chain management function.
  • Continuously improve supply chain processes in order to ensure that they remain efficient, effective, empowering, appropriate and continuously improving.
  • Prepare regular reports and analysis of procurement status and ensure the supply chain system is regularly updated.
  • Facilitate communication to management on the status of procurement on a monthly basis.
  • Conduct regular market surveys at Regional Office and satellite offices, and inform all relevant parties of economic and market conditions of items for budgeting and strategic decisions and maintain up to date item catalogue for the region.
  • Undertakes the development, and implementation of comprehensive suppliers’ database, item catalogue and price lists. Ensure that suppliers’ performance management is practiced to enhance performance, smooth supplier relations and accountability.
  • Capacity building of supply chain management staff at regional and satellite offices level and partners.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

·       A degree in Supply Chain Management / Purchasing and Supplies or any other related field from a recognized institution.

·        At least 3 years coordination experience in procurement or related field that requires a high level of analysis, and contracts administration in an INGO

·        Must hold a valid Kenyan driver’s license with a minimum of 3 years driving experience.

·        Computer aptitude and experience with word processing, database management, and spreadsheet software.

·       Good planning and organizational skills with efficient work methods, pro-active with initiative and drive.

·        Sound task and time management skills.

·       The ability to work in a multi-cultural environment, demonstrating understanding, sensitivity and flexibility.

·        Excellent personal organization and ability to work under pressure.

·        Good organizational skills; ability to manage and prioritize tasks.

·        Good attention to detail.

·        Ability to track multiple tasks simultaneously.

·        Good knowledge of contract management.

·        Must be a team player, and honest with a high level of integrity 

Detailed CV’s together with names and addresses of three referees should be sent to the email address below clearly indicating ‘Supply Chain Officer’ on the e-mail subject. All applications should be received by July 25, 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

People and Culture Manager

World Vision International – Somalia Program

Email: recruitsomo@wvi.org

 

 2. Global Fund Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator - Nairobi 

To coordinate and oversee monitoring of implementation and provide leadership in Monitoring and Evaluation  functions for the Somalia Global Fund TB program with a view to attaining set outputs, improve the program and for action learning and strategic decision making.

Major Responsibilities:

Coordination of monitoring and evaluation and tracking of program progress

  • Review M&E Systems periodically as required.
  • Coordinate the tracking of project implementation on indicators against planned targets. This includes tracking relevant WV Child Well-Being Indicators and NO Strategy Indicators. Share project implementation and progress towards targets with WV Somalia PR as requested.
  • Analyze supervision and M&E reports from agencies monitoring the program 
  • Provide progress feedback and necessary corrective actions
  • Monitor program detailed work plans  and budgets as required
  • Support planning, coordination and facilitation in All Stakeholder Program Review Meetings on a quarterly basis
  • Develop evaluation  Terms of Reference and assist in identification of consultants
  • Plan, coordinate and participate in annual program evaluations
  • Work closely with the SR responsible for M&E to ensure continuous program  improvement and to ensure SR effectiveness
  • Submit monthly and quarterly management reports to WV Somalia; contribute to annual Child Well Being Report and NO Annual Report as requested.
  • Contribute to additional WV Somalia M&E activities as requested

Supervision and mentoring / capacity Building

  • Support capacity building on processes for the timely collection, analysis, and reporting of data in accordance with WHO standards and Global Fund reporting requirements.
  • Build the capacity of sub recipients (including MoH) to collect, analyze, report and use program data from community, district and national levels through supervision and mentoring
  • Supervise and ensure quality in program data collection, collation and analysis,
  • Conduct periodic  field visits (at least 10 days per quarter) for onsite data verifications and data quality audits
  • Conduct variance analysis of project outputs

Program Implementation and Operational Research

  • Lead in development and implementation of project database to enable project monitor service delivery and track program progress.
  • Work (with Program Officer) to follow up with partners to ensure program implementation is on course
  • Document lessons learnt and best practices and present at Quarterly Review meeting
  • Advises on program redesign and areas of program improvement
  • Contribute to development of at least one operational research papers
  • Conduct evaluation on the effectiveness of the program including secondary data analysis

Planning and Program Development

Development of Program Strategies and Guidelines

  • Work with relevant teams and partners in developing program strategies
  • Guide and support development of work plans for sub recipients/partners
  • Contribute to development and updating of program guidelines

Sub Recipient assessments and technical assistance

  • Take lead in assessing sub recipients M&E capacities
  • Identify gaps in SR capacities and develop capacity building plans
  • Conduct training and M&E capacity support to partners
  • Provide technical assistance and lead further analysis of assessments and studies on TB as required

Reporting and Data Management

  • Lead in program data management and contribute to Somalia Health Information Management Systems (HIMS)
  • Provide technical support to MOH on database and data management
  • Compile and analyze periodic progress reports from sub recipients. Quarterly for internal monitoring purposes; semester and annual basis in compliance with the donor requirements.
  • Prepare timely and accurate program performance reports for Disbursement Requests to the donor
  • Work with finance staff in preparing the Enhanced Finance Reporting
  • Take lead in Local Funding Agency performance  reviews
  • Disseminate progress reports to sub recipients and other partners

Resource Acquisition, Representation and Networking

  • Contribute in program gap analysis and writing of concept papers and preparation of proposals
  • Assists the Program Manager in grant negotiations
  • Prepare multiyear program Performance Framework and M&E Plan for the program proposal
  • Attend and contribute in program coordination and network meetings at local, regional and international levels

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • University degree in Monitoring and Evaluation or another related discipline. Master’s degree is an added advantage.
  • Professional technical skills in database development and management, use of software packages such as SPSS, EPI INFO, ACCESS etc.
  •  At least 5 years of M&E experience, including M&E of national initiatives and public health programs and developing performance monitoring plans (PMPs)
  • Experience on Global Fund Grants is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of and interest in TB and HIV / AIDS fields.
  • Diploma/Certification in project management and /or PH will be an added advantage.
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

 

Detailed CV’s together with names and addresses of three referees should be sent to the email address below clearly indicating ‘Global Fund Monitoring and Evaluation Coordinator’ on the e-mail subject. All applications should be received by July 25, 2014. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

 People and Culture Manager

World Vision International – Somalia Program

Email: recruitsomo@wvi.org