Livelihood Facilitator - Tanga at World Vision

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Position: Livelihood Facilitator - Tanga
Location: [Africa] [Tanzania] [Bwembwera]
Category: Peacebuilding
Job Type: Fixed term, Full-time

Under the supervision of Livelihood Manager, the Livelihood Facilitator will be responsible for the development, planning, implementation, evaluation and reporting of all livelihoods activities under his/her supervision.

The position will specifically work to enhance knowledge and capacity of communities, agricultural groups, businesses, Department of Agriculture and other program partners to implement a series of activities designed to increase income of rural households and hence combating the exploitive child labor in Tanga region.

The Livelihoods Facilitator will work under the direction of the Livelihoods Manager and in collaboration with the Livelihoods Specialist for WEKEZA Program will perform the designated tasks in order to achieve programmatic objectives and demonstrate a quality of excellent work standards that is an example to others.

S/he will also communicate World Vision's Core values and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Support the Livelihood Manager in providing technical support, training and guidance on best practices to the proposed project as related to sustainable livelihoods and youth employment interventions.
  • Facilitating the quality and relevance of the projects livelihoods activities to promote the sustainable reduction of child labor and safe and productive employment for young people of working age within the target geographic areas.
  • In collaboration with Livelihood Manager facilitate the project team, including partner staff, and others to ensure that all interventions take into account the holistic needs and capabilities of conflict-affected youth and support their protection and development.
  • Supporting the project beneficiaries in the establishment of, or strengthening of, non-formal or functional literacy and numeracy programs, technical vocational education, livelihood and enterprise development opportunities, that provide targeted support and opportunities to youth.
  • Facilitate the design, monitoring and evaluation of activities aimed at the economic strengthening of households and communities to reduce reliance on child labor.
  • Perform day to day program activities and ensuring that in all interventions, there are an explicit inclusion and expectation of promoting the active engagement of youth at all stages of the project cycle, and building leadership capacity.
  • Report project progress ensuring goals and objectives are achieved within approved budgets.
  • Facilitate a market-based agricultural approach, including analyzing value chains and linking private sector to targeted farmer groups and communities to improve agriculture production, agribusiness and marketing of food crops and facilitate access to price information and connect farmers to markets by creating linkages between farmer groups and the private sector.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports in a timely manner.
Core values and Child Protection:
Demonstrate child protection standards, core values and gender inclusion and integration in the Demonstrate child protection standards, core values and gender inclusion and integration in the INVEST/WEKEZA project.

Skills, qualification and Competencies:
  • A degree in agricultural marketing, agriculture economics or other agriculture discipline with work experience in rural agriculture and or marketing and agribusiness.
  • At least three years experience working with agricultural production and rural agribusiness.
  • Ability to conduct assessments, especially agriculture systems, technology, markets and products assessments and using market data for decision making.
  • Demonstrate abilities as a motivator, mobilizer, mover, networker, escalated oral and  written presentation skills.
  • Good understanding of food security concepts and livelihood programming.
  • Computer skills, particularly with online web applications and Microsoft Excel, necessary.
  • Ability to work independently with little guidance and to report effectively on project progress.
  • Ability to represent World Vision in key stakeholder meetings, on telephone calls, and at food security, livelihoods and Environmental management forums required.
  • Willingness to work in rural areas.
  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Perform other duties as required.

Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field
Travel: 40% Domestic travel is required.
On call: 10%

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