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  • Admin Coordinator World Vision Lao, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTOPEN TO LAO NATIONAL ONLYWORK LOCATION- VIENTIANE CAPITALPOSITION TITLE – ADMINISTRATION COORDINATOR PURPOSE OF POSITION:To provide Efficient and effective administrative support to World Vision International Laos. Administrative functions include Office Management, Staff/Guest Logistics support & arrangement, Assets Management and Fleet management to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.This position will work with all stakeholders in National Office, Provinces, and AP Offices and to achieve WV Laos FY19-FY21 strategy. This position will report to Support Services Manager in National Office. Major Responsibilities of Job:1. Office managementCoordinate and ensure all admin team are able to provide timely & adequate services to National Office staffs/guest/visitors etc.Ensure all office facilities are functioning well, including office premises (opening & closing of office every day), Office garden maintenance, training facilities, etc.Proactive survey the National Office building regularly and ensure proper maintenance of the office building and its facilities.Supervise and coach Administrative Assistants & Drivers on their day-to-day services.Supervise office security/guard and cleaning servicesEnsure proper maintenance of the office garden including watering to plants.Ensure arrangement of meeting venues, food, and local transportation for NO activity as requested.Manage and coordinate with Finance team for maintaining an efficient office occupancy and utilities spending.Conduct fire safety / first aid training for all staffs in National Office once in a year.2. Logistics arrangement to staff/visitorLiaise with relevant Government ministries for work permit, Stay Permit, Multiple Business VISA or Single Business Entry VISA and other administrative requirement for International staff and visitors.Arrange logistics support for local/international visitors & guests that includes accommodation, transport, communication, equipment, facilities etc. for smooth functioning of day to day office operations and successful visits.Ensure proper security update is provided to visitors/guests working closely with Support Services Manager during their stay in Laos.Draft letters to various Government department in getting appropriate VISA for official visitors to WVI Laos.Ensure work/stay permit, Multiple Business VISA done/renewed on time of International staff.Arrange support to international staff in housing, school and other utilities services in WVI Laos.Keep track of utilities services of expats and make payment on time & Contract management for all offices lease and staff house (renewed on time).Supervise for a proper handling of logistics, postage and shipping for WVI Laos.Manage tracking of office utilities, telephone, and occupancy costs.Be responsible for collection of all invoices from suppliers (hotel, telephone, electricity, water, other utilities, car rental etc) on a regular basis and submit to finance for timely payment.Proactive carry out for any other logistics and admin work assigned by Support Services Manager or Finance & Support Services Director.3. Assets/Inventory ManagementEnsure all WVIL assets are recorded & registered and a proper approval were obtained prior to any movement of transfer or disposal.Be custodian of Fixed Assets in WVI Laos.Manage and ensure that all assets are assigned numbers and annual assets verification is conducted accordingly.Respond to Global annual assets insurance/fleet/vehicle survey for NO locations and coordinate for AP/Project locations.Conduct physical assets verification twice in a year in national office and get it certified by Support Services Manager & Finance & Support Services DirectorLiaise with National Office IT team for IT Equipment and facilities & troubleshooting for smooth functioningManage the inventory of stationery and office supplies, ensure the supplies are ordered on a timely basis and are available at all times. Maintain stationary stock records.Report immediately for any loss/theft of office assets to Support Services Manager for further action. 4. Fleet ManagementManage tracking report of vehicle usage and maintenance each official vehicle.Ensure, vehicle log book for all vehicles are submitted to Finance on a monthly basis for charging expenses.Ensure vehicle allocation to staff (as per approved plan) for their travel to provinces.Ensure availability of vehicle for National Office for staff visiting/attending meetings at Government ministries and INGOs.Ensure coverage/ renewal of all vehicle insurance on time. Process for any claim in case of any incident.Ensure regular maintenance of all official vehicles. Provide guidance/ training of fleet maintenance to staffs / drivers on a periodic basis.All vehicles are listed in assets register/register with clear description of part of any signed MOU or not. Ensure all assets part of MOU signed with Government are handed over at the end of the project period.Coordinate with Provincial team for vehicle fuel management. Fuel card systems needs to be monitored and invoice submitted to finance for timely payment.Conduct refresher training for drivers on vehicle fleet management and safetyCarry out any additional responsibilities as assigned by Support Services Manager & Finance and Support Services DirectorEDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Bachelor degree in Administration or Logistics or Supply ChainMinimum of 3 year work experiences in Administration and/or general support services field.Minimum of 1 year experience in procurement or purchasing.Excellent communication skills in English & Lao both written & verbalStrong administration skills, People management skillsMust have a valid driving license and fleet driving skills for 2/4 wheelers.Proficiency with office technology and equipment, including fax machines, printers, copiers, scanners, and computers etc.Responsive, Flexibility and adaptability. Personal qualities of integrity, credibility, and dedication to World Vision ministryRelationship building skills with an ability to prioritize, negotiate, and work with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.An attitude of cooperation and understanding and proactive to respond to any situation that requires attention.Understand WV vision, mission and WV partnership operations with creative and innovative thinkingMust have excellent English (writing & speaking) skills. This is key for this position as this requires engagement with Government offices and INGOs with both verbal & written.Must have sound knowledge on Lao language (written & speaking) to coordinate with local language speakers and requirement. Work Environment: This position requires visit to various related Government offices/Embassy/INGOsOccasionally travel to various provinces where World Vision has its work to provide administration support to the team (15 – 20% travel to provinces)Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 22 January 2020 and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.Women are strongly encouraged to apply.Mail: People and Culture DepartmentP.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005Email: WVLao_Application@wvi.orgWebsite: www.wvi.org/laos
  • AHAN Grant Accountant World Vision Lao, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTOPEN TO LAO NATIONAL ONLYWORK LOCATION- SAVANNAKHET PROVINCEPOSITION TITLE – AHAN Grant Accountant PURPOSE OF THE POSITIONWorld Vision (WV) has recently been awarded an 11.1 million EUR grant from the European Union (EU) to lead a consortium of partners to implement their Accelerating Health Agriculture and Nutrition (AHAN) project under pillar three of the EU’s Partnership for Improved Nutrition in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). Consortium partners include World Vision Australia (lead) with 4 implementing partners:  World Vision Laos, Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontière (AVSF), Green Community Development Association (GCDA) and the Burnet Institute.  Commencing on the 1st of October 2017, this 48 month project has the overall objective of creating supportive conditions for enhanced household (HH) nutrition through the following specific objectives:1) Improved access to and availability of sufficient and/or diverse foods year round; 2) Improved dietary and care practices among Women of Reproductive Age and children under 5; 3) Reduced incidence of selected Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) related diseases/illnesses linked to undernutrition; 4) Improved gender equitable relations at the HH level, particularly in decision-making and distribution of workload; and 5) Strengthened multi-sector coordination and support for nutrition. The project will be implemented across three provinces and 12 districts of Lao PDR.The Grant Accountant will coordinate and provide financial management support to all projects and Account Payable transactions at the National Office to ensure it is done at acceptable level of risks and comply to both WV Partnership standard and local statutory requirement.This position will work with all stakeholders in National Office to provide service in Account Payable transaction and to achieve the FY18-FY21 strategy outcome. This position will report to AHAN project, Finance and Admin Team LeadMAJOR RESPONSIBILITIESPrepare cash advance and Review document for Settlement of AHAN staff to ensure the settlement and Deposit Voucher are taken up accurately and timely with supporting document.Prepare three month cash flow forecasts of AHAN and submit to NO Finance team.Ensure timely processing of cash disbursement vouchers and payments to suppliers.Perform detailed check and Bank reconciliation against the bank statement.Ensure the Bank Reconciliation is done timely and accuracyEnsure that sufficient funds are available in the bank account to enable smooth implementation of planned project activitiesEnsure the records and supporting document for the payment is properly correct and accordingly to WV and donor policiesOrganize and maintain financial documents in an orderly, coherent and updated office filing system and deliver all financial documents to WV National office in quarterly basisPerform day-to-day financial operation and ensure adequate finance supports are provided to the field operation.Review the record of fixed and non-fixed assets for AHAN project to ensure that all asset record into the consolidate asset list and work closely with Admin about asset control.Perform accounting procedures, classifying and summarizing financial transactions of the projects and the generation of required financial reportsAssist Finance & Admin Lead and Finance Team in monthly account closing and ensure all required financial reports are posted in FFR database within the given timelineProvide a good coordination and support to Project Accountant in term of finance support is in needEnsure all finance documents is delivered to Nation Office in quarter basis and properly handover and maintained in the storage room.Perform other duties as requested by finance officer of by the Project Accountant in National officeKNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIESBachelor degree in Accounting or FinanceA minimum of 3 years work experience in FinanceExperience in INGO project budgeting and financial managementExperience in operating Sunsystems and Q&AAdvance skills with Spreadsheet Analysis, and Sun System Accounting Package, Q&A ReportingStrong knowledge on GAAP and World Vision Financial Manual (FM)Strong budgetary and financial management and analytical skillsClear understanding of written and spoken English.Computer literate in Accounting Software, Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes or similar database, email and Internet programsAbility to work in a stressful situation and in a cross-cultural condition.Familiarity with general accounting principles.Adequate knowledge on World Vision Financial Manual (FM)Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below.  Please indicate the POSITION TITLE.  Deadline for application is 22 January 2020, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.Full Job Description is available by contacting through email below Mail:  People and Culture Department                           P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005Email:  WVLao_Application@wvi.orgWebsite: www.wvi.org/laos
  • Finance & Admin Officer (iREAD MOFA Japan) World Vision Lao, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTOPEN TO LAO NATIONAL ONLYWORK LOCATION- SAVANNAKHET PROVINCEPOSITION TITLE – FINANCE & ADMIN OFFICER (iREAD MOFA Japan) WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:WV International Lao PDR has been awarded an education project (iREAD Project - Improving Reading, Environment and Advancement in school for children) grant from the MOFA Japan to implement in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). This project is planned to implement in Thapongthong District. The iRead project has the overall objective to enhance Learning Outcomes for children in primary schools with following outcomes:Outcome 1. Strengthened teaching instructions in grades 1-3Outcome 2. Increased support by communities and caregivers for children’s learningOutcome 3. Improved school environments to promote health, safety, participation and learningOutcome 4. Strengthened partnership with Lao government and enhanced monitoring mechanism to ensure the project effectivenessThis position is based in WVI-L Provincial Office in Savannakhet, with frequent travel to the field.The Finance & Admin Officer will ensure smooth functioning of day to day finance & accounting operations of iRead project including Account Payable is done in compliance with WVI Partnership standard, Donor and Government statutory requirements. This position to ensure that the grants expenses are recorded and reported with accuracy and correctness, ensuring grant requirements and standards. This position will work with all stakeholders in the province to provide services in grant financial operation. This position will be responsible for annual, quarterly and monthly finance plans and reporting, ensuring correct expenditure coding and donor compliance across both grants. S/he will oversee program logistic and administration support, including procurement of project goods and services. S/he will work closely with the iRead project team and be responsible for leading the Finance/Admin team.This position will directly report to iRead Project Manager with a matrix reporting to Grant Finance Coordinator in National Office. Following are the objective of the position:Ensure good financial services for grant project include all payments are made on time as per grant requirement and recorded in Sun6.Ensure all project’s expenses, including expenses of partners, are in compliance with World Vision’s policies and MOFA Japan grant guidelinesConduct regular monitoring visits to project site and discuss with iRead Project Manager on related financial issues.Review all project expenditure and ensure corrected coding for all project budget & expenditures in line with grant budgetReview and ensure LDR & Block Party Screening (BPS) requirements are fulfilled and timely submitted.Review expenses and post in Sun system in consultation with National Office finance.Review all financial/grant reports, ensuring accuracy and correctness with timely reporting.Provide support to project team with activity reporting of financial transactions with financial analysis to support implementation of programs and assist in decision making.Review the Donor reports and submit periodically as per the requirement in close consultation with National Office Grant Finance Coordinator.Lead project external Audit requirement.Ensuring of day to day logistic & administrative support to the project. Ensure timely procurement of goods/services for all project related activities working with National Office Supply Chain team. Major Responsibilities of Job:1. Grant Finance Operations Establish a project financial system that will include the following processes, among others: fund requests, bank transfers, disbursements, record-keeping, reporting, and forecasting of financial needsEnsure that funds are utilized following the approved budget plan in compliance with World Vision policies, Donor & Lao Govt regulationsReview & processes all financial transactions, record in Sun6 with accuracy and on time.Review financial transactions to ensure that these are valid and authentic, and that support documentations are adequate, complete and compliant with donor requirementsSupport & provide financial report analysis to Operations team lead & project team for any significant Underspending / over spendingEnsure filing of vouchers and supporting documents of grant expenses to make them readily available for reference and auditsReview cash request for project to ensure that project has sufficient fund to use within the month and meet target low of national finance department. Send the cash request to NO finance on time.Review the record of fixed and non-fixed assets for iRead Grant to ensure that all asset record into the consolidate asset list and work closely with Grant Finance Coordinator & NO Support Services Manager about asset controlEnsure annual insurance for project assets done in coordination with NO teamReview asset listing to ensure that all assets purchase are correctly registered with complete required information by Donor/WVIReview/process/accrue all staff related costs on a monthly basis and ensure all provisions are made every month from grant budget.2. Grant compliance, Monitoring, Reporting Produce and review correctness of, monthly FFR in compliance with WVI’s and Donor Grant financial reporting standards and deadlines.Provide project management with monthly analyses of the financial situation of the Donor Grant.Work closely with Grant Finance Coordinator in National Office on grant compliance within project by reviewing project expenditures reports activity wise for each of the grant.Review all transactions are allowable as per the grants terms and conditions. Ensure no over spending or significant underspending on each activity line allowed. Discuss with Project Manager & Grant Finance Coordinator at National Office on any such matter.Assist Project Manager in monitoring operational budget such salary, benefit, travel and other office costs very well within the approval donor budget.Ensure Block Party Screening is done for 100% suppliers, contractors, consultants etc. before engaging them for project work.Ensure strict compliance with Government requirement, prepare MOU financial reporting of each provinces to the Government.Review all monthly Labor Distribution Report (LDR)/time sheet allocation and charges to grant projects and ensure it is correctly done based on the time allocated for each project staff.3. Internal & External Audits Works with Project Manager and Grant Finance Coordinator in National Office in accomplishing all audit requirementsSubmits required financial documents and response to audit analytical review questions in good timeResponds to auditor’s queries & issues during audit field workWorks with Project Manager & Grant Finance Coordinator in monitoring the status of implementation of audit recommendations and submits updates to Finance & Support Services Director in National Office.4. Staff support & Capacity Building Provide training to project staffs on donor requirement and ensure each staff understands well.Conduct Anti-corruption training of staffs periodically and demonstrate zero tolerance to any fraudulent behavior amount staffs/supplier/partners.Report to Finance & Support Services Director and Project Manager immediately.Ensure compliance to donor anti-fraud policy (if any) and provide training to staff on that.Support Project Manager and project team on the finance related documents and issues5. Supply Chain & AdministrationEnsure Procurement & Distribution in iRead project, including preparing of project’s annual procurement plan and actual spending against procurement budgetEnsure grants procurements are done in line with grant requirements. Assets are purchased adhering to the source & origin compliance as per the grant regulation.Ensure procurement saving reports submitted monthly to NO Supply Chain on time for all grant procurement. Review the accuracy of savings calculation and ensure effective Supply Chain Reporting & communication with National office Supply Chain and Administration teamManage and coordinate the Administrative/Logistic support ensuring project activities are carried out with ease and seamless continuality.Ensure all assets budgeted for grant are recorded properly, maintained and handed over as per the signed MOU with the Government.Ensure timely logistics support provided to project team.Keep constant communication with National Office Supply Chain & Administration to ensure proper coordination & adequate support provided to iRead projectCarry out any additional responsibilities as assigned by Project Manager and/or NO Grant Finance/SCM team.EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Bachelor’s degree in Finance, business and administrationMinimum of 3 - 5 years in demonstrated work experience in the area of finance and administration (Supply Chain) would be required.Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and LaoStrong sense of urgency and commitment to excellenceHighly organized and efficient self-management skillsDemonstrates customer services orientation to team, models servant leadership.Demonstrated competency with computer programs and has basic MIS.Demonstrated competency on supply chain and understanding procurement logistic process. Working experience on Supply Chain would be added advantage.Experience supporting development activities in NGO contextFluency in English & Lao for read, write & speak is required.Good understanding of Lao Government policies, laws, and institutions and ability to work together with various stakeholdersKnowledge of development work in a grant project environment.Working experience on EU/DFAT/USAID/ MOFA Japan grants preferred.Work Environment: Travel to project target areas in Thapongthong district, Provincial Office in Savannakhet and National Office in VientianeInterested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 22 January 2020 and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.Women are strongly encouraged to apply.Mail: People and Culture DepartmentP.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005Email: WVLao_Application@wvi.orgWebsite: www.wvi.org/laos
  • Monitoring & Evaluation Manager World Vision Lao, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTOPEN TO LAO NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL LOCAL HIREWORK LOCATION- VIENTIANE CAPITALPOSITION TITLE – MONITORING & EVALUATION MANAGERWORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:The Monitoring and Evaluation Manager will work within the Strategy and Evidence unit to support WV Lao PDR’s strategic goal by collecting, validating and reporting the impact made in the lives of children, especially the Most Vulnerable in Laos. They will have a direct link to the Program Quality and Design Unit, supporting reporting of impact and application of evidence based learning. The M&E Manager will formulate and implement the national M&E system to ensure the quality of the implementation of the activities across all program areas. This position will be responsible toEnsure integrity of data by ensuring that data collection is high quality and standard.Maintain the monitoring management system and make needful changes based on the selected indicators and processes.To perform evidence meta-analysis function and ensure themes and trends across the full national portfolio are statistically analyzed and presented to key stakeholders for decision making.Key responsibilities of the M&E Manager are;Leading collection of evidence of impact, including overseeing project assessments and research, ensuring high quality data collection, analysis and reporting,Establishing a robust monitoring and evaluation system and overseeing data integrity by ensuring the data collection process is of high quality and standard for all Technical Programs across the organization,Performing statistical data analysis for all Technical Programs in order to report significant change, areas of impact and low performance, andPresentation of data in various ways to the technical and implementation teams for interpretation, evidence based learning and to inform decision making.Provide capacity building and coaching to technical and staff to ensure collection of quality dataMajor Responsibilities of Job: 1. Ensure data quality: Statistical data analysis of TECHNICAL PROGRAMME baseline and monitoring across every TECHNICAL PROGRAMME (Grants and other Projects) to ensure the data is accurate and quality.Create and extract data from electronic data collection systems such as Kobo and ODK.Manage TECHNICAL PROGRAMME data from baseline, monitoring and evaluation.Visualize and present the information of TECHNICAL PROGRAMME baseline and monitoring data to all relevant stakeholders for interpretation.Conduct TECHNICAL PROGRAMME meta-analysis of all available data lead resulting in the generation of evidence of change at the national level.Produce an evidence-based summary report for the attention from all WVI-L senior leadership and management team.Guide the Technical Program team to align with WVI M&E guideline and provide required capacity building and coaching to WV staff, to ensure collection, analysis and reporting of quality data.Develop and practice the operational guidance well including statistical sampling methodology, database, data management, and data processing for each TECHNICAL PROGRAMME.Conduct data quality check.Develop and review Technical Programs / Projects reporting to ensure the quality.2. Lead research/study:Lead the process of all baseline, mid-term and end-line assessments, including design of tools, staff training and data collection, analysis and verification of results.Lead the process of any innovation research/study required by providing appropriate technical process including sampling, tool, and data collection technology.Document research/study report for future learning and improvement.Co-lead the process of research with external consultant or WVI research team.3. Programs/Projects Planning:Guide AP/project staff to understand the results of data from national level for annual review project planning, analysis of lessons learnt and review of impact of interventions.Recommend to TECHNICAL PROGRAMME/AP/Project team for decision making during project planning or annual review planning process based on statistical analysis results.EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Have a bachelor or master degree in integrated development management, business intelligence or related field of research and analysis.Degree or certificate in M&E, or program/project management or research studyIn absence of the degree, it is required to have at least 5 years’ experience in an M&E role in community development, particularly in participatory project management.Minimum of five years in demonstrated competency in providing management level support to monitoring and evaluationKnowledge of development work, including program logic, theory of change, and community empowerment, Programme Information Management SystemsStrong understanding of evidence based programming and a commitment to excellenceDemonstrated experience of setting up and extracting data from electronic data collection systems such as Kobo and ODK.Demonstrated experience in statistical analysis.Demonstrated experience in Baseline, Mid-term and Endline assessments and development and use of both quantitative and qualitative tools.Ability to train others, ability to provide technical guidance and support to others, including zone and project staff. Good presentation skills. Strong team work and supportAbility to identify and plan work strategically and to work to deadlines.Willingness to continually improve and upgrade technical and computer knowledge.Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and LaoWillingness to travel to the provinces and districts on a frequent basis.Good analytical skillsGood knowledge about research study methodology/baseline studyGood knowledge in complex data analysis, information presentation, technique and interpreting dataStatistical data analysis software (SPSS, STATA, EpiInfo….)Experience supporting development activities in NGO context Work Environment: Travel to WV field sites will be required for monitoring of quality of data and supervision of assessments.Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 22 January 2020 and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.Women are strongly encouraged to apply.Mail: People and Culture DepartmentP.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005Email: WVLao_Application@wvi.orgWebsite: www.wvi.org/laos
  • PNS - Economic Coordinator World Vision Lao, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTOPEN TO LAO NATIONAL ONLYWORK LOCATION- PAK OU DISTRICT, LUANG PRABANG PROVINCEPOSITION TITLE – PNS ECONOMIC COORDINATOR PURPOSE OF POSITION:World Vision International – Lao PDR country strategy FY2019-2021focuses on key ministry priorities for child well-being namely Nutrition, Food Security (PNS- Economic) and Education. The Technical Specials and Provincial TP manager aim to ensure that technical support is brought closer to the field operations implementing programmes.The PNS-Economic Project Coordinator is responsible for the implementation of the PNS-Economic Project activities to support the Nutrition Models. H/She will be working with Provincial TP Manager to establish and maintain the programme quality. This person will be representing WVI-LAO to technical networks at district level and engaging in advocacy relevant to TP objectives, using credible M&E and evidence from TP implementation, and providing capacity building to Communities and partners.Key Objectives of Job: The position is accountable for the following: Plan and implement the PNS- Economic project to support technical project model log-frame and LEAP budget following the TP quality standards and requirements.Provide Food Security technical capacity building and coaching/mentoring to Community, project partners and relevant stakeholders.To build strength the community to access to marketing and get more household income.Represent of WVI-L in advocacy and external engagement as leading organization technical programs at district level.Major Responsibilities of Job: 1. Support Project Model Adaptation & ImplementationCoordinate and working with existing project models to ensure achievement of goalWork with Provincial Team and Project Partners to adapt the technical project implementation to community context.Implement the Project activities based on project log-frame within the agreed design and budget.Develop, review and update annual, semi-annual and monthly budget and detail implementation plan.Work with Pakou TPC Coordinator and TDF to identify and mitigate risks/issues to ensure quality implementation of technical project models.Work with Pakou TPCs and TDF to organize training and ongoing coaching/mentoring on technical project model/curriculum to project partners.Lead reflection and learning of technical PNS- Economic project implementation for ongoing feedback and improvement.Coordinate and participate in WVI-L technical program/project learning networks to share experiences and lessons learnt with the evidence.2. Monitoring, Evaluation and ReportingWork with DME team and TDF team to develop a monitoring plan; conduct spot-checks, reflect the PNS-Economic project implementation and carrying out the plan.Use standardized TP monitoring tool and its appropriate assurance.Analyse and disaggregate data in order to track the progresses on working with MVC.Train and engage project partners and key stakeholders in project monitoring and learning.Track technical project model spending and variance explanation against budget plan.Writing English Semi Report, Annual progresses Report, Monthly Report, Story, Quarterly Report, to Provincial TP manager.Prepare and compile project model data for child well-being report.Prepare documentation of relevant technical on Food Security project model as requested.3. Advocacy and External RepresentationRepresent WVI-L at District/village levels to promote building strengthen to Farmer cash crop planting group and Farmer Animal group collaborative relationship.Implement PNS-Economics’ advocacy components to influence local policy implementers/decision makers at district Agriculture and/or VDC at village levels through use of the evidence-based.Participate in implementing TP Advocacy components at provincial/District level4. Team Work and IntegrationActively participate as a member in learning, training and spiritual nurture.Orient/train Farmer on new technical for Cash crop planting and animal raising.Share plan and integrate/synergize technical project activities.EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Degree in Public Agriculture/Food Security (Planting and Animal raising).Good understanding Food Security and Nutrition status in community context.Technical knowledge in food security to support Nutrition.Clear understanding on Food Security on Program including Nutrition models and approaches.Basic knowledge on Food Security data collection and analysis.Knowledge of community participatory advocacy modelshttp://www.wvi.org/resources2 years’ experience in the technical area of Food Security to support Nutrition, Maternal and Child health.Experience in working with community based approachesExperience conducting and assisting food security surveysStrong experience in project implementation and Design Monitoring and Evaluation.Experience managing project across a large geographic area within district.Experience building and maintaining relationships with local government and NGO partners and stakeholdersExperience Food security related advocacy campaigns and activitiesExperience in working on behavioral change and communicationsProven experience in project coordination, including financial management and monitoring and evaluation.Experience in handling training and workshops for groups and communities( including coaching and mentoring)Willingness to learn and be pro-active about personal professional developmentGood organizational and coordinating skillsGood report writing skillsAbility to pro-actively influence, network, and collaborate with local level government and NGOsGood communication skills in Lao and English (written and verbal)Ability to demonstrate problem solving, interpersonal and communication skills (including facilitation)Thorough knowledge and ability of MS OfficeAbility to demonstrate project management and foster a collaborative, team oriented atmosphereIntegrity, honesty, and accountability to both the team and the communityWork Environment: Willingness to stay in the communitiesInterested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 22 January 2020, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.Women are strongly encouraged to apply.Mail: People and Culture DepartmentP.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005Email: WVLao_Application@wvi.orgWebsite: www.wvi.org/laos
  • PNS Education Coordinator World Vision Lao, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTOPEN TO LAO NATIONAL ONLYWORK LOCATION- PAK OU DISTRICT, LUANG PRABANG PROVINCEPOSITION TITLE – PNS EDUCATION COORDINATOR  PURPOSE OF POSITION:To facilitate and maintain strong community relationships, participation and empowering processes as World Vision walks alongside children, families and communities in a journey of transformational development.Major Responsibilities of Job:A. Building relationships within communitiesBuild close relationships and actively learn within partner communities and schools, through regular visits, joint activities, attending community and school events, etc.Build good relationships that communicate World Vision’s mission, values and identity to all appropriate stakeholders, including community groups, local authorities and other NGOs.Facilitate target schools, communities to participate in the planning, implementation and reflection on local level PNS - Education project activities.Actively network with other stakeholders, and facilitate the communities to network, for advocacy, resource mobilization and project implementation.B. Building capacities Facilitate formation and ongoing capacity building of new and existing community organizations for holistic sustainable development, including partnership with World Vision for project implementation where appropriate.Promote communities, schools and VEDCs to share and learn from their own experiences as part of confidence and capacity building.Train partner community groups, schools on appropriate skills and self-assessment methods to build their capacity for management of local initiatives.Actively participate as an AP Team member in all areas, including feedback, reflection and learning.C. Project ManagementFacilitate the planning, implementation and monitoring of PNS- Education project activities in target villages/schools in partnership with local communities, government.In collaboration with Education TP Coordinator, Education TP Manager/Zone Manager. Education Specialist, provide regularly tracked local level project outcome and output that feed into reporting requirements for PNS- Education project.PNS-Education Coordinator prepare and submit Monthly Management Reports (MMR), Quarterly Report, SAR, AR and Story on time as required based on Zone Manager and Support Office (SO).Monitor PNS-Education project activities and collect relevant identified data to measure project outcome and show impact of the activities in the communities and schools.D. Provision of Technical Support for the PNS-Education project Conduct monitoring and support visits to PNS- Education target villages/schools and provide in the field technical consultation in partnership with local government counterparts, to ensure quality of activities implemented.Work closely with District and Provincial level education and other government counterparts to ensure education and other government counterparts to ensure PNS- Education project activities are implemented effectively and quality is maintained.3. Ensure that joint, collaborative planning activities effectively engage with District and Provincial level education and other government counterparts to ensure full support and participation for the project by these groups.EDUCATION, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: Bachelor’s degree (Education, Development Studies or similar field)Technical training in education sector, with focus on primary education preferred.Demonstrated knowledge on education, particularly as it relates to primary educationAbility to undertake community level engagement activities, including planning and leading community level training and consultation.Good understand of Lao Government policies, laws and institutions and ability to work together with varios stakeholders.At least one year experience in working with the rural communityMust understand and agree with WV’s vision, mission and Core ValuesMust be willing to work and stay overnight at the target village areasMust be willing to work within a teamMust be willing to learn new thingsMust know how to drive and have a license to drive motorcycleExpected to travel 80% of the time in the target village areasInterested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 22 January 2020, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.Women are strongly encouraged to apply.Mail: People and Culture DepartmentP.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005Email: WVLao_Application@wvi.orgWebsite: www.wvi.org/laos
  • Senior Education and ECD Coordinator World Vision Lao, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENTWORK LOCATION- VIENTIANE CAPITALPOSITION TITLE – Senior Education and Early Childhood Development CoordinatorPrimary Purpose of Job:The  Senior Education Coordinator with support the Education and ECD Specialist and together they will  who supports WV Lao PDR’s strategic goal to bring change in the lives of children in Laos, particularly to increase the number of children who are well educated. This role has a strong focus on strengthening WVL’s evidence based education programming and ensuring that education and early child development (ECD) interventions are in line with WV partnership and humanitarian industry global standards. This role has to provide technical support to  Grants and APs  which are part of the technical program (Unlock Literacy, Go Baby Go and WASH in School Models) implementation process including training the AP teams on implementing TP (Project Models activities, ensure that the frontline workers are fully trained to deliver the TP outcomes, closely monitor the activities to ensure its quality and effectiveness at community level, network with the respective departments at the Province and District level, support the team in drafting concept papers and proposals for fund raising purposes, conduct need based studies to showcase the relevance of the program. Specific responsibilities include the following:Major Responsibilities of Job:Support building the skill set of AP teams.Technical execution of Education Technical Programme (Unlock Literacy &WASH) and Early Child Development (GBG)Provide mentoring and support for field staff (TPM, TPC ) across all program quality activities an d ensure timely monitoring, evaluation and reporting.Partnering, positioning and advocacy efforts at the block, district level.Concepts for enabling resource mobilization.Key Accountabilities:I. Support the development of the skills and potentials of the AP teamSupport capacity building of the Area Programme and grant staff on the implementation of certain models and approaches recommended by Education TP (UL&WASH) and ECD (GBG).Enhance the knowledge and skills of the frontline workers and volunteers in the community on Education (UL, Go Baby go &WASH).II. Technical execution, mentoring and support for monitoring evaluation and reporting:Support the Grants and APs in developing the Annual plan and the LEAP budget template with proper planning and sequencing the activities.Periodically visit the Grants and APs and ensure that the programs implemented by the AP/Grant are technically appropriate.Review the existing monitoring tools during the field visits/ joint morning visits and redesign as per the need.Provide technical sector assistance with the design and the implementation of assessments, baseline and end line surveys.Support Education and ECD TPCs and Government Counterparts to strengthen assessment, design and implementation of education interventions through trainings, awareness raising, communications, etc.Develop and deliver curriculum (ToT) training to TPCs/Government counterpart staff to enable staff to deliver accountable, evidence based, quality ministry that brings sustained improvements to well-being of children.Periodically attend the review meetings at the AP/Province/NO and share the progress of Education TP (UL&WASH) at the respective Grants and APs.Ensure that lessons learnt from our implementation are periodically shared within the team and at the district level.Timely feedback on micro project proposal, Monthly Progress report of Grants and APs, TP reports and ensure the recommendations are followed up.Make a joint visit twice to thrice in a year with Province team.III. Resource Mobilization:Collaborate on the development of concept notes/proposals and extend technical support to the projects which are awardedQUALIFICATIONS, KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCESMinimum of 3 years in demonstrated competency in providing management level supportExperience with M&E for education programming (learning outcomes, tracking process indicators, quality management).Experience dealing with Government, especially the MoES offices.Experience with organizing trainings, providing coaching and mentoringDemonstrated knowledge in education, particularly as it relates to primary educationGood understanding of Lao Government policies, laws, and institutions and ability to work together with various stakeholdersExcellent oral and written communication skills in English and LaoAbility to identify and plan work strategically and to work to deadlinesProject management knowledge and skillsAbility to train others, ability to provide technical guidance and support to AP staffPossess strong organizational, computer, and writing skillsAbility to function efficiently and effectively with little day-to-day supervisionWillingness to travel to the provinces and districts on a frequent basisExperience supporting education activities in NGO contextWork Environment: Need to travel at least 60-80 days in a year.Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below. Please indicate the POSITION TITLE. Deadline for application is 19 January 2020, however applicants are encouraged to apply early as applications will be reviewed on an ongoing basis and the position will close early if a suitable candidate is found.Women are strongly encouraged to apply.Mail: People and Culture DepartmentP.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005Email: WVLao_Application@wvi.orgWebsite: www.wvi.org/laos
  • Nutrition Mothers Group Consultant Nutrition Mothers Group ConsultantAccelerating Healthy Agriculture and Nutrition (AHAN) ProjectTerms of Reference – Nutrition Mothers Group ConsultantWorld Vision in Lao PDR (WVL) is leading a consortium of partners to implement the Accelerating Health Agriculture and Nutrition (AHAN) Project, funded under pillar three of the European Union’s Partnership for Improved Nutrition in Lao PDR. Implementing until 2021, the Project will target 12 districts across three southern provinces, supporting 10 villages per district:Savannakhet: Phine, Sepone, Thapanthong, Phalanxay, Atsaphone and Xonobuly;Saravane: Saravane, Ta Oi, Toomlarn and Lao Ngarm; andAttapeu: Xaysetha and Samakkhixay.The AHAN Project aims to create supportive conditions for enhanced household (HH) nutrition through the following outcomes (Sub-Objectives): SO1: Improved access to and availability of sufficient and/or diverse foods year round; SO2: Improved dietary and care practices among Women of Reproductive Age and Child U5; SO3: Reduced incidence of selected Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) related diseases/illnesses           linked to undernutrition; SO4: Improved gender equitable relations at the household level, particularly in decision-making and            distribution of workload; and SO5: Strengthened multi-sector coordination and support for nutrition.I. Purpose of the ConsultancyThe AHAN Project will contribute to reducing undernutrition by improving dietary and care practices in women of reproductive age (WRA, 15-45 years)[1] and children under five years (CU5) by working at several levels to strengthen the community’s knowledge and access to quality health services.The aim of this Consultancy will be to design the Mothers Group discussions, adapting local resources and IEC materials on behavior change for nutrition into resources that are fun and friendly.Community Mothers Groups will be established with the District Health Office (DHO), Health Center staff and the District Lao Women’s Union (LWU) to improve the knowledge and skills of mothers (and other caregivers) to care for themselves and their families, particularly during the first 1,000 days of a child’s life. Mothers Groups will promote appropriate feeding and care practices for infant and young children, and also for pregnant/breastfeeding women. It will be managed by AHAN District Coordinators together with village volunteers (VHV, lay person, VLWU), and linked with Health Centre MCH-nutrition services.Monthly group sessions will also link to quarterly outreach services by Health Centres that AHAN will also support. Integrated outreach services follow the government community micro-planning guideline that covers primary health care services such as, prevention of and early detection and treatment of common childhood illness; appropriate care behaviours for sick children; growth monitoring and promotion; detection and treatment of malnutrition; and nutrition promotion for children under five years.II. Scope of Work The AHAN Project will hire a Consultant who will work closely with the AHAN Health and Nutrition Manager and the Technical Team Manager in undertaking the following tasks:Complete the draft Session content and interactive activities for 10-12 Mother’s Group topics, covering maternal and child health nutrition and care practices from pregnancy to the first two years of a child (first 1,000 days). Content must support the concept that Mothers Groups are a safe, friendly place for mothers and carers to share their ideas and concerns, where open discussion are encouraged along with interactive participation, and where positive behaviours are demonstrated and promoted. The groups will be viewed as a social occasion that is informal and fun whilst providing helpful advice (not a boring lecture session).Incorporate locally-developed nutrition behavior change tools and IEC materials into an end product of clear, simple lesson guides, TOT guide and IEC materials for each monthly Mothers Group sessions. Existing materials to be tapped include MCH-nutrition resources by World Vision, LANN (Linking Agriculture Nutrition and Natural Resources), SSSJ videos, SBCC IYCF IEC materials, etc. ;Design training tools and methodologies that uses multi-media and other tools that will engage/stimulate village audiences and village facilitators having low literacy level and are non-Lao speaking; andTrain Master Trainers (project staff, DHO, DLWU) and coach them in training of Village Volunteers.III. Timeline and deliverablesThe Consultancy will ideally be conducted over 20 days between February and March 2020, in three stages according to the following deliverables and indicative dates:OutputsDelivery dateLesson outline (8-10 Sessions)Lesson Guides with IEC tools and TOT Modules with tools – Session 1-4Lesson Guides with IEC tools and TOT Modules with tools – Session 5-8To be indicated in application4. Training plan* for Master Trainers and Training of Volunteer FacilitatorsTo be indicated in application5. Training of Master Trainers on Session 1-9To be indicated in application6. Oversight of Village Facilitators’ trainingTo be indicated in application*Village Volunteer Facilitator training, to be held in 1 day, is envisioned in phases, for example:     Training 1 (Session 1-3) > run MG Session 1-3 in village, with coaching by Project staff            > Training 2 (Session 4-6) > run MG Session 4-6 in village, with coaching by Project staff      > Training 3 (Session 7-9) > run MG Session 7-9 in village, with coaching by Project staff                > etc …The Consultant will be guided closely by the AHAN Programme Director and Technical Team Manager.IV. Qualifications of the TeamExtensive community level experience in maternal and child health, and nutrition or similar fields; postgraduate studies in a relevant disciplineKnowledge of current best practice improving maternal and child care and nutrition, and experience integrating these into rural, community level activitiesDemonstrated understanding and experience of key challenges and opportunities in delivering MCH and nutrition activities in rural Laos, and in creating and mentoring local capacity, including non-Lao speaking communitiesGood understanding of Lao Government stakeholders in the health and social sector at primary health care level (village level)Demonstrated ability to design trainings, and to train and coach in a practical, non-didactic mannerExperience in conducting similar assignments in the region will be an advantageDemonstrated ability to lead and build the capacity of a multi-disciplinary teamExcellent communications skills, Behaviour change skills, both interpersonal and written, in English and LaoNote, example tools and training materials developed will be requested from shortlisted applicants.V. ApplicationInterested individual or team candidates are requested to submit an expression of interest, including:A proposal with timeline and indicative daily rateCV of consultant, together with three professional refereesSend your applications to Thongmany_keosavang@wvi.org. Shortlisted applicants will be asked to submit samples of relevant work completed recently and an indicative timeline.Applications are due 26 January 2020. Early submission is encouraged as applicants will be screened as received. [1] As per MoH’s definition of WRA.
  • AHAN Project Officer World Vision Lao, a non-profit Christian Humanitarian Organization, committed to working with the poor and vulnerable. VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT OPEN TO LAO NATIONAL ONLYWORK LOCATION- TA OI DISTRICT, SARAVAN PRVIONCEPOSITION TITLE – AHAN PROJECT OFFICER (Ta Oi District, Saravan Province)PURPOSE OF THE POSITIONWorld Vision (WV) has been awarded a multi-million EUR grant from the European Union (EU) to lead a consortium of partners to implement their Accelerating Health Agriculture and Nutrition (AHAN) project under pillar three of the EU’s Partnership for Improved Nutrition in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). Consortium partners include World Vision Australia (lead) with 4 implementing partners:  World Vision Laos, Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontière (AVSF), Green Community Development Association (GCDA) and the Burnet Institute.  The AHAN project has the overall objective of creating supportive conditions for enhanced household (HH) nutrition through the following specific objectives:1) Improved access to and availability of sufficient and/or diverse foods year round; 2) Improved dietary and care practices among Women of Reproductive Age and children under 5; 3) Reduced incidence of selected Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (coordination) related diseases/illnesses linked to under nutrition; 4) Improved gender equitable relations at the HH level, particularly in decision-making and distribution of workload; and 5) Strengthened multi-sector coordination and support for nutrition. The project will be implemented across three provinces and 12 districts of Lao PDR.The Project Officer will work closely with the District Coordinator to facilitate and maintain strong government and community relationships in their assigned district. They will facilitate participation, ownership and empowerment of community processes, and represent World Vision as an organization that walks alongside children, families and communities in a journey of transformational development.Key activities the Project Officer will be responsible for includeFacilitate Community Change Workshops/meetings for Gender and Nutrition, in partnership with LWUEstablish and support village level Nutrition GroupsFacilitate trainings and support LWU and VHV on community sexual and reproductive health and identification, management and referral of childhood illnesses and malnutrition.Coordinate with Government Health staff to support quarterly Village Health Outreach servicesSupport CLTS and WASH campaigns at village levelEstablish and support Village Savings GroupsTrain HH on gender and nutrition-sensitive financial literacy and managementIdentify and distribute women’s labour saving technologiesSupport Agricultural Activities implemented by AVSFMonitoring of activities and collection of dataSupport other project activities and needs as required/requestedMajor ResponsibilitiesA. Building relationships within communities Build close relationships and actively learn within partner communities, through home visits, staying overnight with host families, community events, etc.Build good relationships that communicate World Vision’s mission, values and identity to all appropriate stakeholders, including community groups, local authorities and other NGOs.Manage proactive and responsive relationship with Project Partners, Government stakeholders, and other partners in the field.B. Building capacitiesPlan and implement all aspects of project activities in target district, ensuring that all Partners meet their obligations under the project, and meet WV and EU compliance standardsDevelop clear work plans and ensure quality and timeliness of all program interventions. Develop yearly district work plan and budget, in keeping with the project proposal and activity plansFacilitate formation and ongoing capacity building of communities for holistic sustainable development, ensuring ownership of outcomes by communities.Train partner community groups on appropriate skills and self-assessment methods to build their capacity for management of local initiatives.C. Learning within communityFacilitate community (including children and the marginalized) to participate in the gathering of, reflection upon and learning from local information.Participate in and support the implementation of project measurement and program/project evaluation and facilitate community learning from results.Promote communities to share and learn from their own experiences as part of confidence and capacity building.Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact.D. Planning and implementation with communityActively support the Operations Team Lead and District Coordinator in assessment and work plan design processes and collaborate with community nd partners in project planning, implementation, monitoring and reporting processes relevant to assigned area.Ensure that gender analysis and child protection are mainstreamed within WV initiatives in their assigned communities.Raise awareness and facilitate critical analysis of community issues and opportunities.Mobilize local resources, community planning, participation and ownership for development initiatives.E. Monitoring, Evaluation, Reporting and CommunicationEstablish and maintain effective project reporting, monitoring, evaluation, and communication systems.Submit timely, accurate data, ensuring quality data collection and analysis.Prepare and submit all reporting requirements ensuring they are on time and meet minimum standards. Ensure any problems or challenges are effectively communicated so that delays can be overcome and the project goals achieved.Degree, Knowledge, Skills and AbilitiesAt least diploma qualification, bachelor preferredAt least 3-5 years’ experience in working with the rural community on Nutrition, Health, Gender or WASH activities3-5 years’ experience on community mobilization, with demonstrable skills resulting in community behavior changeMust understand and agree with WV’s vision, mission and Core ValuesFluent in local ethnic language and Lao (dependent on target District)Must be willing to work and stay overnight at the target village areasMust be willing to work within a teamMust be willing to learn new thingsMust know how to drive and have a license to drive motorcycleExpected to travel 80% of the time in the target village areas Interested candidates are invited to submit a COVER LETTER and CV to the address below.  Please indicate the POSITION TITLE.  Deadline for application is 27 January 2020 position will close early if a suitable candidate is found. Mail:  People and Culture Department                       P.O. Box 312 Vientiane 01005Email:  WVLao_Application@wvi.orgWebsite: www.wvi.org/laos
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