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World Vision Ghana (WVG) seeks to recruits the following roles MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER, Project Coordinator, and Project Officer Accra Ghana-2020

World Vision Ghana (WVG) seeks to recruits the following roles MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER, Project Coordinator, and Project Officer.The Improved Feeding Practices for first 1,000 Days project will be implemented by World Vision Ghana (WVG) with anticipated funding from the Japan Social Development Fund/World Bank

MONITORING & EVALUATION OFFICER-World Vision Ghana

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Locations

One of the districts below (with frequent travel to the other two)

  • Kassena Nankana
  • Sekyere East
  • Kintampo South in the Brong Ahafo region (in one of these locations)

Major Responsibilities-World Vision Ghana (WVG)

Planning, Monitoring & Evaluation

  • Lead the development of a Food and Nutrition M&E framework aligned with donor framework, WV Ghana Health Service
  • Regularly gather relevant and reliable project performance data based on agreed data collection tools, monitors and understands projects outcomes, outputs and process indicators
  • Train staff in the use of digital data collection tools
  • Assist in the development, adoption and usage of innovative M&E tools and equipment
  • Track project implementation and provide sound monitoring support
  • Focal person for project evaluations
  • Guide the collection and compilation of appropriately disaggregated data for indicators
  • Provide support for the baseline and end line evaluations and all other evaluations

Data Analysis, Reporting and learning sharing

  • Prepare tables, graphs and written reports summarizing project M&E data
  • Collect, document, edit, analyze and present all relevant project data for reports
  • Lead in the preparation of project-related reports (monthly & quarterly), presentations, stories, publications and other technical reports in all type of media

Database Management

  • Ensure that all data in Horizon and other databases are updated in a timely manner
  • Compile, manipulate, and refine data from a variety of sources including public domain, field observation, and existing data bases
  • Perform regular quality control checks of databases to ensure data integrity
  • Support the verification of the accuracy and validity of data entered in databases and ensure that errors are corrected

Technical Support and Capacity building

  • Build the capacity of the team in data collection, data input in the database systems, ensuring high quality of data
  • Provide support to NO and other WV entities for any PM&E
  • Provide support to WV partners, communities and Government institutions for the development and implementation of PM&E initiatives

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A Bachelor degree in Nutrition, Development Studies or in another relevant field such as Statistics, Planning, Public Health or fields related to Agriculture. A Professional certificate in M&E will be an added advantage.
  • Strong working knowledge of English (spoken and written).
  • Experience: 3 to 5 years’ experience in implementing integrated Nutrition & Health and food security projects in developing countries
  • Strong project management skills and experience in managing large scale internationally funded grant projects
  • Strong M&E background in food based approaches such as nutrition-sensitive agriculture approaches and pathways especially for women and children in the first 1000 days
  • Prior experience in social enterprise /microenterprise/ micro franchising will be an added advantage
  • Prior Knowledge of JSDF/World Bank regulations and processes (operations, procurement, finance, environmental safeguard policies, etc.) will be an added advantage

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Competence in developing and implementing Project M&E Systems/Plans
  • Have capacity in data collection, analysis and database management
  • Team-player with good inter-personal skills. Capacity to work under pressure and manage stress levels.
  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations
  • Competency in the use of MS Office suite

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: This is a field-based position with basic working and living conditions
  • Travel: Minimum 50% domestic travel required

Project Coordinator -World Vision Ghana

Location: Accra

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World Vision Ghana is seeking a Project Coordinator to be based in Accra to provide strategic implementation of the project to produce expected results. The Project Coordinator will be responsible and ultimately accountable for project’s implementation, co-ordination, quality programming, generating reports, ensuring donor policy compliance, stakeholder and partner relations, and donor deliverables. The Project Coordinator will take active steps in liaising with the Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service, development partners and other stakeholders to ensure that all project milestones are achieved in accordance with the work plan and within the agreed time frame.

Major Responsibilities-World Vision Ghana (WVG)

Project Planning & Implementation-World Vision Ghana (WVG)

  • Support in the identification of health facilities and communities where the project will be implemented in Accra.
  • Facilitate a Stakeholder Engagement for project start up, Meeting with Ghana Health Service, CHAG and MOH
  • Coordinate and facilitate the training of health staff and cleaners on infection prevention control (IPC) using virtual technology
  • Support in the development of IEC materials on IPC with context appropriate in two local languages for 10 health facilities
  • Coordinate and facilitate the development and Production of short films jingles and video & radio messaging
  • Coordinate and Facilitate an online exchange learning between health staff in Ghana and Taiwan in the health facilities where the project is been implemented
  • Coordinate and facilitate the categorization of medical waste bins per service delivery points in health facilities (outpatients, observation, ANC, immunization rooms, delivery rooms) and in kitchens and toilet
  • Ensure that all project activities are carried out on schedule.
  • Mobilize communities and project participants to fully take advantage of the project during the life of the project.
  • Work with partners to facilitate the distribution of PPEs and hand washing equipment
  • Sensitize communities on IPC against COVID-19 and also facilitate the Production and distribution of IEC materials on COVID-19 IPC in local languages for targeted communities.

Project Monitoring & Documentation-World Vision Ghana (WVG)

  • Provides monitoring oversight to all the project components and consistently work to ensure adequate Health facility staff and community involvement in the project.
  • Maintain and manage records of project activities and regularly provide project updates to key stakeholders and promptly report any deviations.
  • Contribute to the development of Infection Prevention and Control messaging in the health facilities and the communities.
  • Track the distribution of PPEs to the Health facility and communities in the project site
  • Writing and documentation of lessons learned and best practices and sharing them at forums
  • Identify all forms of project risks and manage and escalate where necessary

Procurement and Finance

  • Actively participate in the monthly programmes and finance meeting to provide explanations on variances, share areas of concerns.
  • Maintain adequate supply of PPEs. Coordinate with Supply Chain to ensure that PPEs a and related items for donations are procured/delivered in a timely manner.
  • Timely submission of all project costs and ensure prompt payment of partners

Networking, collaboration, and communication

  • Build relationship within communities and facilitate working with partners and various stakeholders towards high community involvement.
  • Represent the project at external engagement meetings.
  • Lead project review sessions (workplan meetings…) at the district level with stakeholders
  • Nurture and sustain partnerships with relevant stakeholders particularly with Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service etc. at the regional, district and community level, in order to ensure transition and sustainability of the project.

Reporting

  • Prepare and submit quality reports and other project documents, including case studies and stories of human-interest stories that meet donor requirements.
  • Contribute to the development of proper stakeholder communication tools to ensure continues flow of information
  • Monitor budget and expenditure and advice Project Manager to take necessary action.
  • Write two proposals related to the current project and health facility-based interventions.
  • Develop two abstracts from the project

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum Qualification required: BSc Nursing/Public Health, A Master’s degree in relevant fields will be an added advantage
  • Experience: At least 1 year experience in implementing Health projects
  • Strong understanding of Infection Prevention Control Standards
  • Strong project management skills and experience in managing large scale internationally funded grant projects
  • Strong M&E background

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations
  • Ability to speak the local language in project locations will be added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams
  • Competency in the use of MS Office suite
  • Aptitude for community mobilization and capacity-building.
  • Team-player with good inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure to meet timelines

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: This is a field-based position and working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced.
  • Travel to health facility locations: Minimum 50% required

PROJECT OFFICER -World Vision Ghana

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The Project Coordinator will be responsible for the day-to-day implementation of project activities of project. The Project Coordinator will take active steps in liaising with development partners and other stakeholders to ensure that all project milestones are achieved in accordance with the work plan and within the agreed time frame.

Locations:

  • Kassena Nankana
  • Sekyere East
  • Kintampo South

Major Responsibilities-World Vision Ghana (WVG)

Project Planning & Implementation

  • Support in the identification of community nutrition volunteers and Mother support groups for community mobilization and promotion of IYCF key messages among child caregivers
  • Identify, form and support Mother-to-mother support groups
  • Identify and training peer leaders for the MTMSGs on nutrition-centered education
  • Ensure project activities are carried out on schedule.
  • Mobilise communities and project participants to fully take advantage of the project during the life of the project.
  • Organise and plan training of Health Workers in Infant and Young Child Feeding (IYCF)
  • Conduct food demonstration
  • Work with Village Based Enterprise to make fortified foods available to families.
  • Assist families in establishing home gardens
  • Educate care-givers on good nutrition practices.
  • Work with partners to facilitate the distribution of nutritional supplements.

Project Monitoring & Documentation

  • Provides monitoring oversight to all the project components and consistently work to ensure adequate community involvement in the project.
  • Maintain and manage records of project activities and regularly provide project updates to key stakeholders and promptly report any deviations.
  • Contribute to the development of nutrition messaging by documenting evidence.
  • Track the distribution of Instant Foods to children and propose remedies for gaps identified for continuous project design
  • Writing and documentation of lessons learned and best practices and sharing them at forums
  • Identify all forms of project risks and manage and escalate where necessary

Procurement and Finance

  • Actively participate in the monthly programmes and finance meeting to provide explanations on variances, share areas of concerns.
  • Maintain adequate supply of Nutrition supplies. Coordinate with Supply Chain to ensure that nutrition supplies are procured/delivered in a timely manner.
  • Timely submission of all project costs and ensure prompt payment of partners

Networking, collaboration, and communication

  • Build relationship within communities and facilitate working with partners and various stakeholders towards high community involvement.
  • Represent the project at external engagement meetings.
  • Lead project review sessions (annual workplan meetings…) at the district level with stakeholders
  • Nurture and sustain partnerships with relevant stakeholders particularly GHS with Ministry of Health, Ghana Health Service etc. at the regional, district and community level, in order to ensure transition and sustainability of the project.

Reporting

  • Prepare and submit quality reports and other project documents, including case studies and stories of human interest stories that meet donor requirements.
  • Contribute to the development of proper stakeholder communication tools to ensure continues flow of information
  • Monitor budget and expenditure and advice Project Manager to take necessary action.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Minimum Qualification required: BSc Nutrition/ Food, Public Health, Agriculture or related fields. A Master’s degree in relevant fields will be an added advantage
  • Experience: At least 5 to 7 years’ experience in implementing integrated Nutrition & Health and food security projects in developing countries
  • Strong understanding of food based approaches -Nutrition-sensitive agriculture approaches and pathways
  • Strong project management skills and experience in managing large scale internationally funded grant projects
  • Strong M&E background
  • Prior experience in social enterprise /microenterprise/ micro franchising will be an added advantage
  • Prior Knowledge of JSDF/World Bank regulations and processes (operations, procurement, finance, environmental safeguard policies, etc.) will be an added advantage

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Strong analytical and report writing skills
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written), able to make convincing presentations
  • Ability to speak the local language in project locations will be added advantage
  • Demonstrated ability to work with teams
  • Competency in the use of MS Office suite
  • Aptitude for community mobilisation and capacity-building.
  • Team-player with good inter-personal skills.
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and work under pressure to meet timelines

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: This is a field-based position and working and living conditions may be very different to that previously experienced.
  • Travel: Minimum 30% domestic travel required
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