JOBS AT WORLD VISION ZAMBIA - 13/5/2016


ZREAD TECHNICAL PROGRAM ADVISOR

ZAMBIA READING FOR EDUCATION AND DEVELOPMENT (ZREAD) TECHNICAL PROGRAM ADVISOR
Purpose of the position:
To provide technical leadership for strategy, capacity building and advocacy representation to ensure quality programming in literacy for effective teaching of literacy, learner participation in literacy learning and conductive learning environment of girls and boys in targeted communities for literacy initiative.
Major Responsibilities:
Program Development and Grant Acquisition
  • Lead the development of strategies, curricular, guidelines and tools for effective literacy projects.
  • Ensure Literacy Program is adequately funded and supported with appropriate technical capacity for effective literacy learning.
  • In collaboration with grant acquisition, establish donor linkages, develop and market fundraising concept paper, proposal and acquire extra non sponsorship support for literacy program.
Program Management and Reporting
  • Set and enforce TP standards to be adhered to by the implementing staff and partners.
  • Develop and support capacity building plans to staff and implanting partners involved in the provisions of literacy services for girls and boys.
  • Support AP in in powering grass rout communities in being actively engaged in improving literacy amongst girls and boys.
  • In collaboration with other internal stakeholders, ensure development of the annual Child Well Being report and consolidated Semi-annual/annual National report for review and approval by the Senior Leadership Team.
  • To provide leadership in high quality project designs and re-designs, effective planning, monitoring and evaluation of literacy project, ensuring that standards are compatible with Ministry of Education strategies and Industry practices.
People Management
  • Support staff orientation to WVZL Ministry and Technical Programing approach.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring of technical staff in the literacy technical program and support annual performance agreement and reviews.
  • Manage personal learning and career development leading to staff well-being and work life balance.
  • Ensure staff are trained and equipped on how to conduct literacy assessments, baselines, monitoring and evaluations for evidence based impact.
  • Contribute and support programs activities that enrich and develop mutual spiritual growth.
Networking, Collaboration and Liaison
  • Lead in strategic networking with Donors, Government Line Ministries, Communities and other stakeholders in literacy/education sector in order to profile WVZL’s work in the sector.
  • Work with Child Protection and Nature to advocate for enactment/repeal/review of policies necessary for literacy promotion in the country.
  • In collaboration with advocacy team support the development and implementation of policy reform campaign and priorities for literacy based on WVZL Technical Approach.
Knowledge Management and Innovation
  • Lead in the sector specific and/or integrated research and learning initiatives by developing research concepts with the view to generate lessons and knowledge for literacy Technical Program effectiveness.
  • Provide technical support to knowledge management in generating innovations.
  • Establish and strengthen literacy learning center activities being implemented by WVZL for improved future literacy programming.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
  • Degree in Education or any related field. Master’s Degree is an added advantage.
  • At least 5 years of experience in related field at management level.
  • Experience with donor-funded and community projects is preferable.
  • Strong leadership and management skills.
  • Project Management, analytical, problem solving, negotiation and decision making skills.
  • Coaching, mentoring, training and facilitation skills.
  • Strong networking, liaison and donor engagement skills.
  • Knowledge and understanding of Design Monitoring and Evaluation.
  • Cross cultural sensitivity, flexible world view and emotional maturity.
  • Able to work under pressure and meet strict deadlines while maintaining positive attitude.
  • Demonstrate high Managerial, organizational, budgeting, planning, reporting writing and communication skills.
  • Committed Christian, with strong integrity.
  • Good understanding of World Vision core values and Mission Statement.
Working Environment / Conditions:
  • Work environment: 30% Field based, 70% Office work.
  • Travel: Local travel and as need arise international.
  • On call: Preparedness to work outside normal working hours.
Women are encoraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
ZREAD TECHNICAL PROGRAM ADVISOR
Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Popular Posts

Labels

AB Bank Zambia Abt Associates ACC Anti Corruption Commission Zambia Access Bank Accountant Administration Afdb African Development Bank Agriculture Airtel Zambia Atlas Copco Zambia AU African Union Aviation Jobs AWF African Wildlife Foundation BancABC BANKING JOBS Barclays Bank Zambia Blantyre BOZ Bank of Zambia British Council in Zambia CARE INTERNATIONAL ZAMBIA Cavmont Bank Center for Infectious Disease Research in Zambia CHAI Clinton Health Access Initiative Chamber of Mines of Zambia Chibombo Chililabombwe Chingola Chipata Chirundu Choma Citibank Civil Engineer Climate Change and Environment COMESA Community Development Jobs Consultancy Copperbelt Copperbelt Energy Corporation Copperbelt University CRS Catholic Relief Services Customer Care Customer Support - Technical Support Danish Refugee Council DBZ DEVELOPMENT BANK OF ZAMBIA Democratic of the Congo Driver Jobs ECOBANK ZAMBIA Economist Education EGPAF Elizabeth Glazer Pediatric AIDS Foundation ELECTORAL COMMISSION OF ZAMBIA Electrical Engineering Environmental Jobs ERB Energy Regulation Board ESAMI Eastern and Southern African Management Institute FHI360 Finance Finca Malawi FINCA Zambia First Quantum Minerals Ltd FNB FIRST NATIONAL BANK ZAMBIA Food and Nutrition GOVERNMENT JOBS Graduate Trainee Health Hospitality Jobs HPCZ Health Professions Council of Zambia Human Resources Human Rights ICT JOBS Insurance Jobs Internship IRC International Rescue Committee Islamic Relief Jhpiego Kabwe Kalulushi Kalumbila Kasama Kasumbalesa Kitwe Konkola Copper Mines plc Lecturer Legal Aid Board Legal Jobs Librarian Lilongwe Livingstone LMC Lumwana Mining Company Limited Lubambe Copper Mine Limited Lumwana Lusaka Lusaka University Maamba Collieries Limited Malawi Jobs Marie Stopes Zambia Marketing Mazabuka Mechanical Engineering MEDIA AND COMMUNICATIONS MEDICAL STORES LIMITED Mining Jobs Ministry of Gender and Child Development Ministry of local government and housing MKUSHI Mongu Monitoring and Evaluation Mopani Copper Mines PLC MPIKA MTN Zambia MU MULUNGUSHI UNIVERSITY Mufulira NAPSA National Pension Scheme Authority National Airports Corporation National Milling Corporation NCC NATIONAL COUNCIL FOR CONSTRUCTION Ndola NEPAD NFNC National Food and Nutrition Commission NGO JOBS NHA National Housing Authority NLACW National Legal Aid Clinic for Women NPA National Prosecution Authority NRFA National Road Fund Agency NU Northrise University OXFAM PACRA Patents and Companies Registration Agency PACT PATH INTERNATIONAL PC Population Council Peace Corps Zambia PIA Pensions and Insurance Authority Plan International Procurement Jobs Project Manager PSI Puma Energy International Purchasing - Supplies Manager PwC RDA Road Development Agency Records Management Research Restless Development Rural Electrification Authority SADC Southern African Development Community Sales Sandvik Save the Children SCHOLARSHIPS Security Jobs SNV ZAMBIA Solwezi Standard Chartered Bank Statistician SUPPLY CHAIN Teaching Jobs Telecommunications The World Bank UN United Nations UNDP UNICEF UNZA University of Zambia US Embassy in Zambia USAID Zambia Veterinary Council of Zambia Volunteering VSO Voluntary Service Overseas WaterAid Zambia WFP World Food Programme WHO World Health Organization Workers Compensation Fund World Vision WWSC Western Water and Sewerage Company Zambia Banks Zambia Breweries Plc Zambia Catholic University Zambia Red Cross Society Zambia Sugar Plc Zamtel Zanaco Zambia National Commercial Bank ZAWA Zambia Wildlife Authority ZDA Zambia Development Agency ZEMA Zambia Environmental Management Agency ZESCO Zambia Electricity Supply Corporation Limited ZICA Zambia Institute of Chartered Accountants ZICTA Zambia Information n Communications Technology Authority Zimbabwe ZIPAR Zambia Institute for Policy Analysis and Research ZNBS ZAMBIA NATIONAL BUILDING SOCIETY ZRA Zambia Revenue Authority ZTB Zambia Tourism Board ZWMA Zambia Weights and Measure Agency