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Project Facilitator at World Vision November, 2022 Job Description
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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

 

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

 

Key Responsibilities:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Activity

Implementation and reporting of planned activities: 35%

  • Participate in planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress.
  • Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements.
  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and Seminars.
  • Identify local level partners, support and facilitate the partnership in the implementation of planned activities.
  • Facilitate stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities.
  • Support the collection and documentation of impact and success stories on monthly, semi-annual and annually.
  • Ensure there is an enhanced management on pruning and coppicing practices in FMNR.
  • Enhance protection of regeneration trees and shrubs under FMNR.
  • Improved usage of multipurpose tree and other forest products (NTFP).
  • Improve usage of energy efficient cooking stove.
  • Increased adoption of conservation farming for enhanced soil quality and food production.

 

End Results

The FMNR Project is well managed as stipulated in the project proposal.

 

Activity

Community engagement and advocacy: 35%

  • Sensitize community to engage on FMNR initiatives that includes land degradation, soil infertility and erosion, biodiversity loss, food insecurity, fuel wood, building timber and fodder shortages and dysfunctional hydrological cycles (exacerbated flood and drought events, reduced ground water recharge, drying of springs, wells and streams).
  • Ensure that Community environmental structures strengthened for FMNR
  • Mobilize and facilitate integration of Vision Fund Tanzania (VFT) and Resilience Project Models such as Market Led Agriculture, Local Value Chain Development (LVCD), Standardized Saving Groups; Saving for transformation.
  • Ensure that community agreements are in place for the management of trees, communal land & bylaws
  • Innovatively support communities including RC households to participate and benefit from the programme development and make intentional inclusion of RC families in FMNR.
  • Facilitate community to customize incentive packages that are environmentally friendly
  • Facilitate integration of FMNR in other projects namely CESP, IWASH and Resilience and livelihood
  • Mobilize and facilitate active participation of children and their communities to participate in planning, monitoring and implementation and evaluation of FMNR activities.
  • Making sure that FMNR practices actively shared with other, both within and beyond the target community.
  • Build the capacity of children, families and community on FMNR.
  • Follow-up on commitments by leaders on improvement greening restoration.
  • Ensure that enhanced child led school environment and child participation in FMNR

 

End Results

There is an effective and efficient community engagement to reinforce environment restoration in a sustainable way.

 

Activity

Networking: 20%

  • Facilitate networking relationships and participation with wide stakeholders such as government, church, faith-based organization leaders, and key partners at the local level such as NGO’s CBOs, IGA groups.
  • Facilitate WVT/VFT integration for profitable environmental restoration, agriculture, livestock production and enterprise development (high-value agriculture crops and livestock).
  • Facilitate capacity building of other partners on the concept of FMNR

 

End Results

There are collective efforts from different development agents on environmental restoration.

 

Activity

Other assignments that will be given by the supervisor: 10%

 

End Results

Adhere to the legal guideline and instruction given by authority

 

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

Competent in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) and GIS.

Past experience in Farm Managed Natural Regeneration background.

 

Specifically:

  • High integrity.
  • Partnering and engaging with stakeholders
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Report writing skills
  • Networking and influencing skills.
  • Highly reliable and dependable.
  • Passion for children.
  • Skills in Programming.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and donors
  • Computer skills
  • Community Facilitation skills

 

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

Advanced Diploma in Social Science from an accredited College/University in Agric. Economics., Sociology, Community Development, Psychology & related field.

 

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Agric. Economics, Sociology, Community Development, Psychology & related field

 

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirement

  • Work environment: Few offices work with frequent visits to the field
  • Travel:  20% Domestic travel is required   and on call: 50%

 

Language Requirements

Fluent English & Swahili

 

KEY WORKING RELATIONSHIPS

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

District Environmental department

Reason for contact

Consultancy services on issues related to regreening.

Frequency of contact

When need arise

 

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

District Land Use planning department

Reason for contact

For land use related issues

Frequency of contact

When need arise

 

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

District Agriculture and livestock departments

Reason for contact

For livestock and agriculture related issues

Frequency of contact

When need arise

 

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Tanzania Forest Services (TFS) Agency

Reason for contact

Consultancy services on issues related to regreening.

Frequency of contact

When necessary

 

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

AP & Cluster Management

Reason for contact

For project management affairs

Frequency of contact

When need arise

 

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

WV respective support departments, technical units and National Office

Reason for contact

For project management affairs, support and guidance

Frequency of contact

When need arise

 

Contact (within WV or outside WV)

Switzerland Support Office

Reason for contact

Consultations and feedback provision.

Frequency of contact

When there is a need of contacting the respective PO directly.

 

DECISION MAKING

Ability to make genuine decisions including when to consult the supervisor for decisions beyond his/her ability.

 

CORE COMPETENCIES

☒ Be Safe and Resilient

☐ Deliver Results

☒ Be Accountable

☒ Partner and Collaborate

 

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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