Job Opportunity at World Vision, Resilience and livelihoods Team Lead
To provide technical leadership and coordination of all resilience, livelihoods and economic development interventions for WV Tanzania to ensure the realization of World Vision Tanzania’s Country Strategy.
The incumbent staff will lead the development of all related technical approaches for the NO. S/he will actively pursue resource mobilization strategies for the sector, lead on proposal development, writing and process management.
S/he will lead external engagement with donors and government and maintain an externally orientated situational awareness of national livelihood and resource development team lead priorities to ensure that WVT is prepared for appropriate sectoral responses.
S/he will support the roll out of livelihood and economic development in new grants and APs and oversee the technical implementation of the livelihood and Technical Program in all clusters.
S/he will conduct capacity building and technical backstopping and monitoring of livelihood and economic interventions.
Will uphold the core values of World Vision.
Technical Leadership for program quality and program management
Contribute to overall WVT strategy; ensure livelihood priorities are adequately and accurately reflected in national strategy
Develop livelihood and economic technical program, ensuring alignment with WVT strategy and regional and global sectoral priorities and cross-sectoral considerations
Develop systems and processes to support WVT programs have consistent approaches
Ensure ongoing improvements to livelihood TP design to ensure it remains relevant to context, incorporates innovation, by receiving and analysing field-level information
Develop and/or contextualize models, methodologies and tools for livelihood programming implementation
Resource Mobilization and Proposal Development
Preposition WVT for grants in livelihoods and all related technical sectors, working with national GAM team
Mapping of donors in livelihood; understand donor expectations, technical priorities and key strategic approaches
Track multilateral, bilateral and local funding programs to access resources
Prepare concept papers and proposals for grant acquisition
Prepare detailed livelihoods sector capacity statements for WVT
Ensure that all aspects of the project development, funding applications and proposals are accurate and professionally prepared
Incorporate local-to-national livelihood advocacy and campaigning in livelihood Technical programs, with assistance of advocacy team
Accompany advocacy and SLT members to meetings with livelihood departments
Provide technical input into policy briefings/ensure quality of advocacy product content
Understand and include advocacy staff in livelihood TP
Obtain evidence from livelihood programs and data from CVA to inform policy at sub-national and national level and to be used in government relations
Networking and Partnership
Represent WVT at external workshops, technical forums, etc, engaging with MoE and other relevant ministries, donors and other livelihood and resource development team lead partners.
Ensure WVT is recognized as a prominent actor at all levels;
Networking with MoE, contribute to Tanzania government strategy or national plans and strategies
Develop strategic partnerships with private sector with more intentional engagements with private sector/corporates
Compile updated fact sheets on livelihood and resource development team lead programming to support the partnering and external engagement teams.
WVT influence on the livelihood agenda to external partners, donors, academia and civil society organizations, is strengthened in the Tanzania
WVT has a recognized and increasing profile with donors, Government and other partners
Core Values and Stewardship
Provide spiritual support to staff of the Division and reinforce the core values to enable understanding of the WV operations and culture.
Manage the WVT material and financial resources to ensure Stewardship and accountability in Program Quality and Strategy Division.
Required Professional Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-Education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Minimum Qualification required:
A deep knowledge of the livelihood and resource development team lead issues that affect the country, with significant livelihood and resource development team lead experience
Knowledge and skills in livelihood and resource development team lead data management/monitoring & evaluation
Excellent interpersonal, organizational, time management, demonstrated leadership and good management ability
Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification
Master Degree in Agriculture or related field, with at least 5 years practical experience in livelihood and economic development in team programming with a reputable organization
Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications
5+ years’ experience in livelihood and resource development team lead programs
Proven experience in managing livelihood and economic development projects
Experience leading and managing a professional technical team