Strategy, Impact and Learning Director at World Vision International - Zambia

World Vision International in Zambia

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World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Strategy, Impact and Learning Director
Reporting to: National Director
Location: Zambia

Purpose of the Position:
The purpose of this position is to provide leadership and technical oversight to monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning for all programs and projects in World Vision Zambia. This directorate will coordinate the development, monitoring and review of the national office strategy. The Strategy, Impact and Learning Director shall also ensure adequate monitoring and evaluations systems are used to monitor implementation and adapt programming so the office can achieve its desired goals (operational, impact and support). Reports and operational studies will also be developed to support child well-being and strategy implementation. The Strategy, Impact and Learning Director will also develop and manage a functional knowledge management system and ensure documentation, sharing and utilization of knowledge and evidence to facilitate learning and innovation, enhance decision-making and improve program effectiveness and resource generation.

Major Responsibilities:
  • Contribute towards the development of sub strategies including technical designs and Area Program plans, resource development strategy, etc.
  • Lead and facilitate annual strategy review process to review progress of objectives, targets and management deliverables.
  • Ensure effective strategy monitoring and reporting mechanisms are in place to track strategy execution.
  • Provide Leadership in the Strategy Support Team (SST) processes for the National Office, including developing an action plan.
  • Lead the Zambia Strategy Support Team action plan execution to ensure adequate support from Support Offices, National Office leadership and Southern Africa Region in its implementation
  • Provide leadership in the implementation of World Vision International MEAL systems that meet donor requirements and adhere to World Vision’s M&E policies, procedures, and practices
  • Lead customization and design of digital forms for data collection and the design of approaches for data visualization that facilitate use of data and quality reporting.
  • Collate and share with senior management and operations team strategic, concise and timely results on all National Office programme baselines, semi-annual and annual programme outputs and inputs, evaluations,
  • Lead World Vision Zambia knowledge management and learning efforts through collecting and analyzing program data across World Vision programming areas; measuring program impact, capturing and sharing lessons learned and best practices, research and internal reports.
  • Working with the National Director, regularly prepare ministry impact performance reports that reflects World Vision Zambia’s contribution to Child Wellbeing Objectives and achievement of all strategy goals.
  • Provide strategic leadership coaching and mentoring to the Zambia SAIL team; ensuring adherence to program quality standards and that performance targets are met.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:
  • Advanced/graduate degree with an additional post-graduate in a relevant field, potentially including public health, development, M&E, statistics, or a related discipline.
  • Demonstrated expertise in development of user-friendly tools and resources for MEAL and utilization of learning platforms for helping others learn.
  • Qualitative and/or quantitative research and evaluation skills, including but not limited to study design, survey instrument design and use, establishing and measuring outcome and process indicators, sampling, data analysis plans, data cleaning, and statistical analysis.
  • Experience and competencies data analysis using appropriate software tools (e.g. SPSS, SAS, ABTAB).
  • 10+ years of experience in monitoring and evaluation at a senior level (large program, national or regional level.
  • Knowledge of the monitoring and evaluation requirements of key institutional donors (UN Donors, EU, USAID, etc.).
  • Comfort and confidence working in a diverse and inclusive team environment
  • Six Sigma blackbelt preferred.
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“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 19 March 2021. Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

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Job City: Lusaka

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