Job Announcement : Cash for Training Project Coordinator, Food Assistance Program, Juba, World Vision South Sudan

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision serves all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

World Vision is looking for a dynamic person to fill the position of Cash for training Project Coordinator for its Food Assistance program in its Office, based in Juba.

Purpose of the Position:
To manage the implementation of the Cash for Assets/education project in Juba Urban, and contribute towards achievement of project objectives and targets.

1- Project Management
• Implement the Cash for Training project, in Juba Operational Area. Ensure that all set targets are met; cash and other resources earmarked to target populations are properly handled, distributed, tracked, fully accounted for and reported on according to World Vision standard procedures and the Donor policy.
• Lead the registration process to ensure that all eligible cash transfer beneficiaries are identified, targeted and registered according to the project guidelines.
• To foster good working relationship with all cash transfer vendors, in order to ensure success of the project.
• Support the Project Manager in the overall management of the program activities related to the transfer of cash to the beneficiaries in Juba
• Lead the field teams in the identification and assessment and verification of the cash grant beneficiaries.
• Supervise the preparation of payments sheets of the beneficiaries for payments through the chosen platform.
• Lead the distribution of cash grants to the project beneficiaries in the communities where Cash in Transit is used.
• Keep records and manage documentation of all the transactions and related documents
• Lead the district team in carrying out Food security monitoring, in liaison with the M and E officer.
• Develop in liaison with the M and E Team, a monitoring framework to ensure that scheduled learning sessions are conducted by the facilitators
2- People Management

• Lead the project staff ensuring that there is an effective result oriented working culture that has respect for established organizational standards and attainment of set outputs.
3- Reporting.
• Supervise the production of key internal (WV) and external reporting requirements for the CFA/CFT project.

4- Coordination
• Work in collaboration with other key relevant organizations and institutions in the implementation of the project.

• University degree or qualification in economic, business, international development, social sciences, food security or other related field.
• At least 2 years proven experience in emergency programmes.
• Experience in project management.
• Experience in the training of vulnerable and disadvantaged communities desired.
• Experience in urban programming preferred.
• Knowledge of Arabic communication skills an added advantage.
• A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required.
• Strong capacity building and facilitation skills
• Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina
• Ability to manage work life without supervision
• Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment
• Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources
• Ability to scan the environment and adapt quickly to the needs or come up with suitable options.
• Able to use a computer, with word-processing and spreadsheets, (e.g. Microsoft Office)

Critical Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
• Strong experience in managing staff, partners and facilitating capacity building
• Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)

N.B: This position is open to South Sudanese Nationals Only.

N.B: The incumbent of this position will NOT be Relocatable Staff.

World Vision South Sudan Office, Hai Cinema (next to MTN Office)
Plot N*1, Block BX 2nd Class, Hai Cinema.
Your application should include:

  • A cover letter addressed to the People & Culture Director.
  • A comprehensive CV
    The closing date for applications is October, 17th, 2016.
    Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

The candidate finally selected should comply with the child protection policy applied in the Organization.