Program Officer Jobs World Vision


Program Officer Jobs World Vision

Responsibilities & Purpose of the Program Officer Job

  • To provide Programmatic and Technical support to field staff implementing health projects toward the attainment of child-well being outcomes and donor requirements.

Programmatic and technical support for Health projects (35%)

  • Provide strategic and technical support to implementation of grant health projects with minimal support to sponsorship health projects
  • Support development and implementation of work plans and budgets for health/health grants
  • Ensure all grant health interventions are implemented within schedule , plans and budgets
  • Provide minimal programmatic support to five WVK region teams based on their nee
  • Ensure timely implementation and expenditure level reviews to track and manage work plans and budgets.
  • Support health interventions during emergencies.
  • Oversee integration of health grants into existing Sponsorship health projects for increased impact
  • Quality Assurance for programmatic Designs, Assessments, Monitoring and Evaluation processes.(35%)
  • Provide technical support during health Surveys/evaluations, baselines and assessment to ensure quality check with methodology, tools and the entire process.
  • Ensure Health project designs and/ or re- designs are done in accordance with donor guidelines, standards, WV standards and health programming strategies and GoK guidelines while corresponding to community needs and contexts.
  • Ensure timely and quality development and review of project reports in line with donor and WV policies and reporting guidelines
  • Provide technical support to ensure that the report findings inform the basis of subsequent programme design
    Support project documentation, reflection and learning to ensure achievement of project objectives.
  • Ensure ongoing monitoring of Health and health projects using the set standards and tools.

Capacity building (10%)

  • In collaboration with Quality Assurance carry out capacity building for project staff especially to contextualize and implement MNCH/FP guidelines in WVK operational areas
  • Monitor health capacity building initiatives conducted by field and MOH to ensure they meet standards
  • Ensure documentation and project learning are disseminated to relevant stakeholders
  • Support induction of new project officers in collaboration with Quality Assurance
  • Support Health and health team in analyzing and interpreting health data for programmatic use.

Engagement, Networking and fundraising (15%)

  • Ensure linkage with donor, Support Office(s) and the EARO for all health interventions
  • Support fundraising initiatives in collaboration with Program Development and Grants Acquisition and Quality Assurance
  • Ensure WVK visibility and participation in relevant networks at the County and National levels.
  • Maintain coordination with relevant stakeholders to plan for health and MNCH/ FP surveillance and assessments.

Other duties as assigned (5%)

Qualifications for the Program Officer Job

  • Bachelors degree in Health, public Health and/Environmental Health.
  • Five year experience in Maternal , Neonatal Child Health(MNCH) programming of which three must be within an international NGO
  • Experience in conducting surveys using Lot Quality Assurance Survey (LQAS),
  • Strong analytical and data management skills using statistical software such as Epi Info, SPSS, STATA will be an added advantage
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience of working with Ministries of Health structures at county and national levels and networking with other partners

Other Competencies / Attributes

  • Must be a committed Christian who is able to stand above denominational and cultural diversity challenges;
  • Must be able to provide spiritual leadership within but not limited to chapel and daily devotions;
  • Must have outstanding oral and written communications and relationship skills and;
  • Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision
  • Must be willing to perform other duties as required.

How To Apply

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