sexta-feira, 3 de maio de 2019

Vagas de emprego na World Vision (Maputo 2019)

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Purpose of position:

On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Mozambique Beira City, leaving devastating loss of life and large-scale destruction of assets and infrastructure in its wake. In the following days, some entire villages were submerged as flood waters rose across the central region of the country in the provinces of Sofala, Zambezia, and Manica. An estimated 1.85 million people have been affected by the cyclone and the subsequent floods within the three provinces.
World Vision has established an Emergency Management Structure based in Beira (Sofala Province) for the Mozambique response in order to effectively coordinate efforts across multiple levels of the organization and through the UN Cluster system. The Mozambique Response Plan aims to reach 150,000 affected people through the provision of support in the following sectors: WASH, Child Protection, Health and Nutrition, Food and NFIs, Livelihoods, Protection and Education.
World Vision seeks a full-time Senior Programme Officer (SPO) (based in Beira, Mozambique) for the Southern Africa Floods and Cyclone Emergency Response (SAFCER) humanitarian programming in Mozambique. In response to the cyclone and flooding, WV programmes will provide gender-sensitive, coordinated assistance in order to limit the loss of life and mitigate human suffering in affected communities. To achieve this goal, the SAFCER will technically implement Food Security, Health and Nutrition, WASH, Shelter, Child Protection, Protection, and Non-Food Item activities in three provinces in Mozambique (Sofala, Manica, Zambezia).
The Senior Program Officer (SPO) will support the SAFCER Programme Department, principally managing the Grant Acquisition and Grant Management sub-departments and all POs therewithin. The SPO position will provide support to other departments as needed. Main responsibilities of the SPO will include manage proposal design, timely and quality donor reporting, grant management, information management and supporting local implementing partner, WV support (fundraising) offices, and donor engagement.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grants Acquisition:

  • Oversee proposal design, project reporting, implementation, and evaluation with all relevant staff including consortium partners, using the defined processes.
  • Coordinate with technical specialists, operations, finance and procurement staff and WV support offices to ensure programming according to donor regulations.
  • Monitor funding status for each sector of the program to identify possible funding gaps.
  • Obtain funding for program’s unfunded sections by identifying grants.


Programmatic Grants Management:
  • Prepare (or assign POs to prepare) monthly, annual and end-of-project narrative reports, newsletters, situational reports and other reports as necessary. Work closely with consortium partners and WV teams to ensure timely and quality reports.
  • Link with the operations and finance departments to ensure the compiling/collating of major donor management reports.


  • Oversee program’s progress ensuring goals and objectives are achieved and non-financial grant requirements are adhered to.
  • Ensure that program implementation is in line with the principles of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, SPHERE standards and relevant WV internal standards and policies.
  • Direct POs provide program update to key WV support offices and the regional office.
  • Support Grant Managers and design, monitoring, and evaluation, information management, and accountability to implement technical and managerial evaluations as required.

  • Partnership & External Relations:

    • Develop and maintain strong relationships and information sharing with Support Office representatives.
    • Participate in joint agency assessments, task-force teams, workshops, clusters, etc.
    • Support the programs team to identify potential partners to work with and through in projects.
    • Ensure alignment with WV’s established external engagement, GAM, partnering steps, and response strategies.
    • Assist the Programs team in Maputo with representation of WV and networking with NGOs and local donor delegations in various sites.

    Information Management:

    • Proactively gather information from relevant cluster partners, UN agencies and other organisations which may be of use world vision for informing decisions.
    • Provide information management services to support population data management activities including population estimation, information flows from established systems, movement tracking, standard-setting/promotion and dissemination.
    • Strategy Development & Other Assist in annual operating plan preparation including: design, needs assessment, proposal writing, marketing, evaluation and reporting.

    Other Responsibilities:

    Disaster Management (DM)



  • Be aware of the emergency procedures in a response and ensure that necessary preparedness measures have been implemented.

  • Security Measures:



  • Be familiar with WV security plan.
  • Follow security policies, rules, procedures and instructions.
  • Follow WVI policies for project security management.
  • Represent WV in an appropriate and professional manner.
  • Contribute to a healthy team spirit and team work.
  • Adhere to WV Child Protection policy and standards and stay committed to WV vision statement and core values.

  • Perform other relevant tasks assigned by the direct supervisor.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations or related field.
    • Management experience in large scale humanitarian emergencies.
    • Strong understanding of project design and proposal writing.
    • Good understanding of working with the donor regulations of key humanitarian donors e.g. OFDA.
    • Good understanding of World Vision and Sphere relief standards, as well as the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.
    • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.
    • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.
    • Ability to pursue thoroughness and appropriate attention to detail.
    • Ability to express self clearly in all forms of writing.
    • Ability to identify gaps, trends, priorities and key issues.
    • Ability to describe key aspects and issues of relief, development and advocacy.
    • Ability to maintain strong links with major NGO’s, donors and government agencies.
    • Ability to explain WV’s work in relation to issues of poverty, power, justice and peace.
    • Ability to respect and relate appropriately to people of other faiths.
    • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.


  • Ability to interpret and present information with influence and impact.
  • Self-starter who can work independently under pressure.
  • Completed a recognised personal security course in the past 3 years.
  • Knowledge of WV’s field operations, either in the relief or development context.
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina.
  • Ability to manage work life and work without supervision.
  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in Portuguese.

  • Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

    • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations or related field.
    • Strong presentation skills and donor engagement experience.

    Work Environment / Travel:

    • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time.

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