Resilience and Livelihoods Technical Coordinator

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PURPOSE OF POSITION

The position holder ensures development and implementation of the WV Lebanon National Resilience and Livelihoods (R&L) Program strategy and Technical Programme in collaboration with relevant stakeholders.

The R&L Technical Coordinator is responsible for:

  1. Ensuring quality implementation of R&L programming from design to implementation according to strategy.
  2. Partner with proposal writers to design R&L programming across funding streams toward achieving the relevant child well-being objective(s) and according to the pathway of change and prioritised project models
  3. Provide external and donor representation for R&L programming, including cultivation of partnerships
  4. Build organisational capacity and provide training to implement prioritised project models and evidence-based practices
  5. Spend time in the field (at least 30% of the time), working with field operations staff to troubleshoot implementation issues
  6. Provide input on R&L to ELA when it designs tools and leads monitoring, evaluation and other evidence building initiatives.
  7. Review ELA data and reports to understand and influence the quality of R&L programming

 

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy & Program Development

  • Meet donors to preposition for new program ideas and models based on evidence.
  • Develop the technical/sectoral components of new proposals, in consultation with RAM, ELA and Operations teams.
  • Provide input into budget of technical components within new proposals.
  • Lead in Design with RAM and Operations for potential new proposals in R&L, based on emerging new needs.
  • Participate in revision of WV Lebanon strategy and priorities based on emerging needs and donor interests.
  • Lead development of Technical Approaches and Technical Programs in alignment with strategy.

 

  • WV Lebanon current and prospective donors are aware of WV priorities, approaches and the evidence behind them.
  • New proposals submitted in alignment with sector standards and evidenced approaches.
  • Proposal budgets account for needed technical costs.
  • All new grants developed in alignment with R&L TP.
  • WV Lebanon strategy informed by up to date and recent sector needs and priorities
  • Technical Approaches and Programs are in place and updated as per strategy revision terms.

 

Support Implementation, monitoring and reporting

  • Provide technical supervision to field R&L staff including coaching, sharing resources and materials, revision of reports, analyzing lessons, etc.
  • Conduct field spot checks on a monthly basis to monitor progress of projects and discuss challenges with field teams.
  • Co-lead with the ELA team the development of Evidence Building Plans (EBPs) for Technical Programs and for new projects.
  • Develop sector measurement tools in collaboration with ELA. Specifically, set sectoral/technical tool questions based on accredited global tools.
  • Intervene, when necessary, at procurement level, to facilitate/find solutions to material purchase difficulties or delays that are affecting the program quality implementation.
  • Review grant progress reports and M&E reports specifically program findings and recommendations.
  • Develop annual TP reports that document progress against objectives of the TP and hence strategic objective.

 

  • Strengthened capacity of field R&L project staff
  • Programmatic lessons learned are captured and recommendations provided to project teams
  • EBP’s are in place for TP and each project
  • Sectoral/technical tools are in place and used across aligned projects
  • Technical procurement standards are met
  • WVL projects are informed by tangible and quality technical recommendations
  • Progress against strategy objectives is captured

 

Staff Management & Capacity Building

  • Revise R&L related JDs when needed and participate in the recruitment of relevant project and technical staff.
  • Develop and revise R&L capacity building plans and share with P&C
  • Orient and train WV Lebanon relevant staff (including direct reports) on R&L Technical Programs, standards, tools, models, etc.

 

  • Needed R&L capacity is in place.
  • Relevant WVL staff have needed skills to implement quality R&L programs
  • Relevant WVL staff have needed skills to implement quality R&L programs

 

Networking & External Engagement

  • In collaboration with RAM and the External Engagement team, engage in networking and coordination with external R&L Stakeholders and partners (Livelihood and social stability working groups, Ministry of Labor, MOSA, UNDP, INGOs, National NGOs, etc.).
  • Participate in National workshops, training and internal WVL meetings, workshops, etc.
  • Coordinate with regional office and other relevant internal stakeholders at WV, whether at the Regional or Global level as necessary.

 

  • Established relationships and well maintained with all key R&L stakeholders.
  • WVL is always up to date on sector developments in the country; relevant MoUs signed with specific Ministries if needed for facilitation of work and TP implementation.
  • WVL R&L programs remain aligned to global models and trends

 

Learning and Research

  • Participate in all R&L projects’ lessons learned events.
  • Participate in design and roll out of new research proposals and initiatives of WVL.
  • Conduct regular situational analysis of the sector and feed recommendations back to WVL for decision making on future priorities.

 

  • Technical programmatic recommendations are captured and reflected in future program revisions
  • Evidence of approaches is established
  • WVL is always up to date on sector developments in the country.

 

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelors degree in any area related to Livelihood, Economy, economic development, Agriculture, Value chain, etc. 
  • Strong understanding of Livelihood systems, labor laws, established Livelihood practices, Minimum Economic Recovery Standards, EMMA, etc.
  • Creative and able to come up with, embrace and coordinate innovative thinking, partnership building and problem solving skills;
  • Good analytical and writing skills;
  • Good interpersonal skills, influencing skills and cross-cultural sensitivity;
  • Effective in written and oral communication in English;
  • Able to work on multifunctional tasks in the pressure of time and organizational changes;
  • Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Three to five years of technical expertise in the areas of Economic development or Livelihood
  • Experience in capacity building processes, tools and methodologies
  • Two years or more NGO experience in the humanitarian and development fields respectively
  • Experience in needs assessment and project design
  • Experience in working with UNHCR, MOSA, Ministry of Labor, and relevant Livelihood donors
  • Proven experience in Livelihoods in Emergency settings
  • Valid driving license (in Lebanon) for more than 2 years is required.
  • Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English
  • Masters Degree in the above mentioned areas is preferred
  • Experience participating in program implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes
  • The position requires 70% of the time to be office based.
  • The position requires 30% of travel within the country.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to continue to function during a crisis, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.
  • The position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.
Expired
Last modified: 
21 Feb, 2018
Intervention Sector(s):
Development
Application Deadline:
Saturday, 24 February 2018
Contract Type:
Full Time
Period of Employment
N/A
Governorate/District:
Job Location
Lebanon
Working Area
Mansourieh
Salary
N/A
Salary Range:
2500 to 3000 (USD)
Education Degree:
Bachelor Degree
Education Degree Details:
Experience Requirements:
3 to 5 years
Arabic Language:
Fluent
English Language:
Fluent
French Language:
Good