World Vision International Ghana: Local Institutional Strengthening Coordinator

Posted on :

18 May, 2011

Category :

NGO Jobs in Ghana, Non Profit Organisation Jobs

World Vision International is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. For over two decades. World Vision has been working with urban and rural communities in all the 10 Regions of Ghana to improve provision of water, promote sanitation and hygiene practices and quality education.

Job Description

World Vision is looking for highly qualified and motivated persons for the position of Local Institutional Strengthening Coordinator at the Head Office.

Job Summary:
To provide technical support and advice to ADPs and the National Office on strengthening the capacity of Local Institutions in World Vision Ghana’s operation areas, within the framework of the Integrated Programming Model (IPM)

  • Participate in the formulation of strategies for engaging, empowering and developing capacity of Local Institutions in WV’s operation areas
  • Lead the development/adaptation, dissemination and review of relevant tools, guidelines and models for actively engaging and strengthening capacity of Local Institutions
  • Provide training for field staff in basic skills, concepts and approaches to Local Institutional engagement and capacity strengthening for management of local initiatives
  • Support in the development of new programs and ensuring that Local Institutions are involved and included in the program designs
  • Provide technical backstopping and guidance to Base and ADP staff on a wide range of partnering issues, including: mapping and assessment of partners, networking, sub granting, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, etc
  • Undertake documentation, dissemination and sharing of the best practices and lessons learnt in Local Institutional engagement and capacity strengthening across the National Office
  • Provide guidance to field staff on the application, utilization and compliance to set standards and guidelines to guide the processes of partner capacity enhancement
  • Support DM&E Coordinators to conduct monitoring and evaluation to ascertain the outputs, outcome and impact of the Local Institutions capacity strengthening initiatives undertaken


Required Skills or Experience

  • Degree in organizational development, social sciences or other development areas. Masters degree or relevant professional qualification preferred
  • At least five years working experience in institutional strengthening and community development
  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and report writing
  • Must be a fast-learner, willing to learn and be able to train others
  • Ability and willingness to travel extensively and stay in remote locations
  • Good computer and statistical skills


How To Apply

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and CV to: [email protected]

As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible

Closing 1st June, 2011

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