Heal Project Officer At World Vision


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 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities

  • Carry out a needs assessment and reviews through engagement with communities to determine development interventions that are required.
  • Coordinate the preparation of HEAL TP Plans and budgets; and implement planned activities with in approved budget.
  • Ensure availability of qualitative and quantitative data and information for input into Horizon and CWBT report.
  • Build capacity of Development Facilitators, volunteers, communities, Church and Government partners and other partners in WASH and Health/Nutrition related issues.
  • Participate in children mapping and monitoring processes in communities to ensure participation of children and their families in AP activities (this includes
  • Registered Children and the most vulnerable identified by the community).
  • Facilitate communication between RC and their sponsors and ensure that Sponsorship Key Performance indicators are met in the different APs forming the cluster.
  • Participate in RC registering, monitoring and data processing for marketing.
  • Ensure implementation of Audit and Risk Assessment recommendations in WASH and Health/Nutrition related projects and their impact areas within the cluster.
  • Involve in the preparation of concept notes, proposals and impact stories that can be used to engage donors with in the health/Nutrition and WASH sectors
  • Facilitate and report (monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually) on HEAL TP activities, outputs and outcomes in APs communities.
  • Ensure representation of the WV cluster office at District and Regional events related to WASH/Health/Nutrition where World Vision is invited and report on them to the cluster programmes manager.

Required Professional Experience

  • Four years’ experience in working in the WASH / Health Sector
  • Four years working experience in an NGO environment.

Required Education

  • Educational level required: Degree in hydrogeology, Public Health, behavioral science, water and sanitation engineering, project management or any related field.
  • Technical Training qualifications required: Public Health/Nutrition
  • Experience: Four years’ experience working in the WASH or Health/Nutrition Sectors

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Deep understanding of community-based approaches, Social Behavioral Change Communication including clear involvement of children, women and People with disabilities in hygiene promotion.
  • Knowledge of key project models and approaches in WASH & Health/Nutrition Sectors
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
  • Proven ability to communicate on WASH/Health & Nutrition topics with diverse groups.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to support in the development and roll out of projects.
  • Good development and facilitation skills, including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups/ partners.
  • Strong communicator at all levels with interpersonal skills, ability and commitment to listen to others.
  • Demonstrate commitment to the empowerment of the poor in rural communities.
  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and key partners.
  • Experience in community entry and mobilization and development facilitation.
  • Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.
  • Monitoring, reporting and proposal writing skills

Perform Other Duties As Required.

  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with staff and key partners.
  • Experience in community entry and mobilization and development facilitation.
  • Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.

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