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  • Development Facilitator (Maternity Cover) for Songinokhairkhan Area Program

    2022-05-09 09:00 - 2022-05-20 18:00
    Songinokhairkhan district, Ulaanbaatar

    Job title:                                        Development Facilitator (Maternity Cover)

    PURPOSE OF POSITION

    A development facilitator works within communities to enable mutual transformation in the lives of children, families, supporters, partners, and WV staff themselves. 

    The purpose of the Development Facilitator is to serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the emergence and strengthening of community-led initiatives to improve and sustain the well-being of children and their families.

    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

    Engaging and visioning with communities

    • Ensure effective communication about World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values, and approach to development. This includes child sponsorship as integrated within the broader community engagement process
    • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the local context, including government perspectives and plans, ensuring all voices are heard, especially those of children and youth, including the most vulnerable
    • Support critical awareness in the community’s response to the well-being of children and other vulnerable groups and ensure participation of these groups in community development processes
    • Facilitate effective working relationships between local stakeholder groups and between local partners and others outside the area
    • Identify new partners within and outside the community, identify how these partners can work together towards shared priorities for child well-being
    • Mobilize and support the creation, mobilization, and strengthening of community groups and key stakeholders which catalyze community engagement to improve child well-being
    • Facilitate and support key community meetings/workshops designed to explore and identify key priorities for child well-being
    • Lead local planning process ensuring Critical Paths of WV’s development program approach
    • Support local level partners to identify needs and underlying causes; and recognize local assets and resources which could support them in meeting these needs, mobilize these in program implementation
    • Ensure primary focus area plans in the creation of annual area program plans
    • Lead implementation of technical programs within the allocated primary focus area within the stipulated time and ensure proper budget utilization and its spending by WV policies, standards, and procedures
    • Address vulnerability and gender-based issues, ensure Christian commitment, child protection, environment, and conflict resolution are mainstreamed within WV initiatives in their assigned communities.
    • Regular reflections are conducted with the stakeholders and within the ADP team and ensure learning is addressed during the next planning and implementation
    • Intentional and continuous monitoring of the project impact and contribute to analysis and interpretation of monitoring data
    • Facilitate the setting up of monitoring processes and indicators with partners and the community for shared / micro-projects
    • Document and submit progress, learning, challenges, story of significant changes through community reflection, into monthly, semi-annual and annual reports to relevant management and donors.
    • Ensure program quality through effective planning, implementation, and monitoring with communities and partners

    Sponsorship Facilitation (in programs where sponsorship is applicable)

    • Support the conduct of feasibility assessment, risk management, vulnerability assessment, and mapping community readiness for sponsorship in the context.
    • Conduct community awareness on sponsorship for new programs
    • Ensure all RCs are among the primary beneficiaries of the program and inclusion of vulnerable children.
    • Facilitate community understanding of how to be active promoters of sponsorship and its possible development impacts.
    • Facilitate community-led selection and monitoring of registered children through effective mobilization of community volunteers and partners
    • Facilitate the use of Child Monitoring Standards to catalyze and advance community-led child protection mechanisms through effective mobilization of community volunteers and partners
    • Ongoing implementation of sponsor communication through program activities as per the activity designs for individual engagements

    Capacity building of partners and community

    • Build close relationships and actively learn within partner communities, through home visits, immersion in communities and with host families, attending community social events, etc.
    • Work with stakeholders in a range of different development relationships toward the well-being of children in the communities
    • Facilitate formation and ongoing capacity building of new and existing partners for holistic sustainable development
    • Undertake social networks analysis to understand the functions various stakeholders fulfill, power dynamics, the potential for partnership, and capacity building needs.
    • Train and coach partner local groups on appropriate skills and self-assessment methods to build their capacity for management of local initiatives.
    • Identify and engage relevant capacity-building support from technical experts in WV and partner agencies, as required

    Stewardship & accountability

    • To enhance effective and efficient utilization of resources and maintain high standards of stewardship and accountability
    • To ensure program accountability and sustainability drivers throughout program implementation
    • Communicate WV’s mission, values, and identity inappropriate manner to all relevant stakeholders, including community people, local authorities, and other NGOs.
    • Apply continuous learning in work situations & reflect on the impact on performance
    • Act by WV policies & protocols about children at all times

    Personal development and knowledge management

    • Increase self-development for task performance through training, an experience shared, exposure re-visit, lessons learned, etc.
    • Contribute to ongoing reflection & learning within the team to improve program performance

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

    Minimum education, training, and experience requirements to qualify for the position

    Education

    • Bachelor’s degree in Social science and development or another related field

    Experience

    • At least 3 years of experience in community development and project management

    Knowledge and Skills

    • Good team player and teamwork skills
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
    • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, and research skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly with a range of actors of diverse backgrounds
    • Strong planning and project management skills
    • Strong group facilitation, training, coaching, and capacity building skills
    • Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
    • · Commitment to ethos, core value, and mission statement of World Vision Mongolia

    Preferred Skills, Knowledge, and Experience

    • Strong understanding of community led-development work and facilitation
    • Preference for good written and oral communication skills in English
    • 1-2 years of work experience in community building
    • Experience in monitoring and report writing essential

    Work Environment

    • The position requires the ability and willingness to travel domestically 30% of the time.  

    Please send the below documents to recruitment_mongolia@wvi.org or bring them to the National Office reception.

    • Curriculum Vitae
    • Cover Letter
    • Application From
    • Copy of ID card
    • Copy of diploma(s)

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