Provincial Coordinators at Voluntary Service Overseas

Provincial Coordinators
various districts, Rwanda
To be advised
Permanent
Full Time, 35 hours per week

About VSO

VSO is the world’s leading development organization that works through volunteers to fight poverty. We are unique in the way we bring people together to share their skills and experience, generate insights and ideas and, most of all, take action against poverty and exclusion. It’s a highly effective approach that works, and today is helping millions of people in some of the world’s poorest communities lift themselves out of poverty.

Role overview

Job summary• Accountable for project coordination in all Districts ensuring VSO/Donor are well represented
• Provide programmatic and management support across all locations
• Ensure successful implementation of TMR project while coordinating with other related VSO Rwanda projects.
• Ensure compliance with all security, fraud, and VSO code of conduct principlesCollaborate with multi-disciplinary implementation and global support teams:
• Finance, to ensure VSO systems and processes support effective budget, financial, grant management, and donor reporting in all districts.
• Technical team to ensure project quality assurance
• People team to ensure competency-based safer recruitment practice, talent and performance management support the required capability to implement large and complex grants
• Legal to ensure compliance with relevant regulatory and due diligence requirements
• Internal audit and risk to ensure VSO systems and processes support the identification, mitigation, and management of risks across the project portfolio.Programme delivery:• Responsible for effective planning and coordination of all project activities across assigned districts.
• Ensure effective engagement of district officials and strategic partners in implementing similar programmes
• Responsible for documenting lessons learnt and reporting progress to primary actors, district local governments, LEGO partners, and other relevant stakeholders.
• Provide inspiring leadership as a member of the country leadership team.
• Manage VSO performance contracts with the district and represent VSO in JADF activities.
• Be responsible for RGB reporting in line with reporting requirements in the province.
• Contribute to the timely execution of baselines, mid-term reviews and end-line evaluations
• Establish and maintain mutual partnerships with district local governments of assigned districts, LEGO partners, and other relevant stakeholders.

Skills, qualifications, and experience required

Essential:
Practical experience of working in development and a strong understanding and competence in steering quality and complex programmes/ projects in the field.Knowledge/qualifications:
• University degree in the area of Project management, Business Administration, Social Sciences, Education with at least 3 years of work experience.Experience:
• Minimum 3-year project management experience in similar education programmes, incl. financial and budget management
• Proof of successfully managing field-based programmes and adhering to project security, risk management, and duty of care principles to the highest international standards.
• Understanding of social inclusion, social accountability, and resilience principles.Skills/Abilities:
• Excellent communication, writing, and presentation skills.
• Ability to analyze, validate and take well-informed decisions while under pressure.
• Proven leadership ability in creating and managing a high performing diverse team in a cross-cultural context
• Experience in working and leading partnerships and consortia
• Data and system management; IT literacy (Microsoft, finance, project management software, Salesforce system)Desirable:
Practical experience within a volunteering INGO context and managing a volunteer programme. Experience of working in a global organization with matrix or multiple reporting lines.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

How to apply

Once you’re ready to apply, click on ‘make an application’ below to complete the online form.

Application closing date
Interview/Assessment date(s)

To be advised

Start date

To be advised

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Monitoring and Evaluation Officer at Voluntary Service Overseas

Monitoring and Evaluation Officer
Kigali with frequent field travels, Rwanda
To Be Advised
Permanent
Full Time, 35 hours per week

About VSO

VSO is the world’s leading international development organization that works through volunteers to fight poverty. Working in 24 countries around the world, our unique role in international development is to place committed volunteers with carefully selected organizations where their skills can have the greatest impact. Our extraordinary volunteers live and work in some of the world’s poorest communities. Sharing their unique skills and experience to generate new ideas and new ways of doing things, helping the communities they work in lift themselves out of poverty. We’re not about delivering quick fixes, but instead, we focus on long-lasting, sustainable change, that will impact generations to come. Join us and help us work towards our vision of a world without poverty.

Role overview

Programme quality monitoring
• Support in designing appropriate data collection tools for streamlining data collection and reporting, management of programme data and reports, and supervising and coordinating volunteers, partners, and staff during data collection;
• Work with the programme team to ensure that LIA (MEL/MEAL) is well integrated at the planning stages of projects;
• Provide support and training in the use of LIA (MEL/MEAL) tools such as the IMPACT online reporting system; and other monitoring tools;
Conduct quantitative and qualitative data analysis as assigned by the supervisor;
• Supports programme staff to report and update all donors log frame as needed;
• Conduct regular monitoring of the quality of project implementation by volunteers, programme staff, and partners on a regular basis;
• Assist in the development of and maintenance of project detailed MEL plans and frameworks;
• Create and maintain the IMPACT system user account for new staff, volunteers and partners.Programme evaluation
• Assist in the organization of baseline, mid-line and end-line project evaluations;
• Contribute to and support the development of appropriate mechanisms and tools to monitor and evaluate impact and change at programme, partnership and primary actor levels;
• Support the compilation of internal and external reports and program documentation as necessary;
• Clean data using Excel and/or SPSS for evaluations conducted through external data collectors;
• Assist in the descriptive and inferential analyses.Programme learning
• Upload the project documents in the online IMPACT system;
• Review and generate the reports submitted into the IMPACT system on monthly basis;
• Ensure all LIA(MEL/MEAL) related documents and communication items, both soft and hard are well filed for easy retrieval.Accountability
• Support the programme teams to set up an appropriate mechanism to respond to complaints/concerns/feedback from primary actors;
• Ensure primary actors’ complaints/concerns/feedback items are logged into a system to allow learning and continuous improvement;
• Receive accountability data from the field, analyze it and share with the Country office;
• While working with programme teams, ensure primary actors’ participation, esp. children in all programme activities.LIA management
• Fulfil other appropriate level responsibilities as defined by the MEL Coordinator and/or MEL Manager;
• Conduct any other assignment as may be ascribed by your line manager in line with the organizations’ needs.

Skills, qualifications, and experience required

Qualifications, attributes, and skills
• Education: University degree in Education, Statistics, social sciences or related field.
• At least, 3 years experience and knowledge of MEL methods.
• Skills in designing and implementing information management and performance measurement frameworks.
• Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, and ability to work under pressure
• Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
• Strong computer proficiency, particularly with Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and ability to use analysis software packages like SPSS, Atlas.ti
• Experience using mobile devices (tablets, GPS, etc.) in the data collection
• Demonstrated understanding of the development and emergency activities
• Commitment to and understanding of VSO vision, mission, values, and principles
• Excellent verbal and written skills in Kinyarwanda and English. Knowledge of French is an asset.
Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
This Position is open to Rwanda Citizens only.
VSO reserves the right to close this job early if we receive a sufficient number of applications.

How to apply

Once you’re ready to apply, click on ‘make an application’ below to complete the online form.

Application closing date

Interview/Assessment date(s)

To be advised

Start date

1/3/2021

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