Overview

Responsibilities:

Program Implementation

  • Implement Technical Program based on Detailed Implementation Plan and budget jointly with other staff members of Area Program, ensuring timeliness, efficiency and good quality of work,
  • Ensure spending of the project budget within approved spending levels, ensure accurate and timely budget spending,
  • Coordinate the work of Daycare Center/ After school project, ensure effective operation of the Center with targeted number of children. Establish new self-sustainable services. Ensure new funding streams,
  • Develop Donation Agreements and Terms of Reference for service providers/ contractors, supervise and monitor delivery and quality of provided service by working closely with procurement unit,
  • Ensure the quality monitoring of all training/ capacity building events within the scope of the Program according to the quality standards,
  • Ensure state contracting, grant and other non-sponsorship funding projects high quality implementation and integration into overall program,
  • Ensure transition of good practices to other marzes through participation in different meetings, exchange visits and reflection sessions,
  • Coordinate the process of testing/ piloting new models if needed jointly with Technical Program managers,
  • Manage the establishment of social entrepreneurship project as a part of sustainability plan.

Networking with partners on local level

  • Ensure networking and partnering strong relationship with potential partners of local and marz level based on the WVA strategic outcomes,
  • Establish close and trustful relationship with stakeholders and community members.  Ensure effective communication and guidance on respective Program strategic priorities including transition processes on local and marz level,
  • Raise the profile of WV Armenia Strategic and Transition Priorities to advocate the issues on local and marz level,
  • Develop new partnership with state bodies and non-state actors (INGOS, NGOs, Businesses) to ensure Daycare Centre/ Afterschool project sustainability.

Staff supervision, Learning & Development

  • Provide operational management and guidance to AP staff,
  • Identify AP staff performance objectives, understand the capacity building needs of subordinate. Develop capacity assessment and capacity building plan jointly with Technical Program Manager,
  • Design and conduct capacity building actions for AP staff, stakeholders and beneficiaries as required to ensure quality implementation of Technical Program,
  • Document and share personal and programmatic insights and learning with others to support individual and team learning about the program and local context,
  •  Coordinate AP volunteer engagement with AP assigned party.

Performance quality and reporting

  • Carry out effective operational monthly and quarterly planning of subordinate, with clear role/ task distribution for him/ herself and assigned program support staff. Meet all indicators on time,
  • Provide monthly reports (in required templates) on performance of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan components, in compliance with Monitoring & Evaluation standard procedures,
  • Ensure proper communication exchange between Technical Program Managers, Area Program Transition and Development Manager, Grant managers and other WVA internal stakeholders,
  • Manage performance of direct reports based on agreed priorities and targets,
  • Duly conduct performance planning and evaluation of the direct reports, including social workers, community mobilizers, and other AP staff.

Required Qualifications:

  • Higher education in relevant discipline (e.g. development studies, human rights or related social science),
  • Three years’ working experience in humanitarian industry and community development,
  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point,
  • Good knowledge of English and Russian languages,
  • Understanding and analysis of the Child Protection, Education and Social sectors in Armenia,
  • Proven ability in coordination of integrated programs/project interventions, strong presentation skills, speaking and writing,
  • Confidence and ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with senior management in partner organizations and marz/ local government officials,
  • Ability and willingness to learn new things and support new initiatives,
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management,
  • Good relationships/ networking with the actors of child protection, social and education sectors,
  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with the community,
  • Ability to use reflective practice and promote its use for learning,
  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking,
  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches,
  • Experience in working with the most vulnerable children and their families,
  • Experience of communicating with Government, Non-Government, organizations,
  • Driving license is an advantage.

About World Vision Armenia

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives. Established in 1950, World Vision operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organiza