2 x Behaviour Change Field Assistant (Harare)

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2 x Behaviour Change Field Assistant (Harare)

  • Post Date:January 12, 2022
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  • Career Level Assistant
    Qualification Diploma
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Non Governmental
Job Description

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs.

World Vision Zimbabwe is committed to the safeguarding of staff, children and communities that we work with, preventing any type of unwanted behavior at work, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse, lack of integrity and financial misconduct. We are committed to promote the welfare of children, youth, adults and individuals with whom World Vision engages with. World Vision expects all staff to share this commitment through our conduct and behavior. We place a high priority on ensuring that only those who share and demonstrate our values are recruited to work with us. If you share the same vision and values, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Please be advised that the position is contingent upon contract award and client approval.

Work Location: Hopley Farm & Epworth, Harare
Contract duration: 1 year

Purpose of the position

The Behaviour Change Field Assistant will support the implementation of Spotlight GBV prevention and referral pathways interventions at district level. In fulfilment of her/his duties, Behaviour Change Field Assistant will work closely with the Ministry of Women Affairs, Ministry of Health and Child Care, NAC District AIDS Co-ordinators (DAC), and various stakeholders in public, private and NGO sectors. The incumbents will report to the Behaviour Change Programme Coordinator.

Major responsibilities

  • Oversee and monitor all GBV Spotlight interventions at District level
  • Support and monitor community volunteers with capacity building, data collection methodology and in M&E processes
  • Participate in district consultative meetings in partnership with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Women Affairs, Social Services, ZNFPC, National AIDS council and other relevant stakeholders.
  • Advocate with traditional, religious, political, administrative and other leaders in the district on issues of GBV prevention and reporting.
  • Plan, budget and facilitate district level advocacy meetings and capacity building of community leaders as well as District stakeholders and community volunteers
  • Strengthen collaborative partnerships with GBV working group to facilitate effective referral pathways and joint activities
  • Participate in the recruitment and training of District level community volunteer
  • Manage and account for all program resources at district level – program finances and assets
  • Over seeing data collection through GBV information management system and MNE tools and systems
  • Ensure timely submission of weekly and monthly reports
  • Ensure timely procurement of program provisions
  • Tracking of and development of MSC stories

Education, Knowledge & Skills

  • A Diploma in Development Studies any Social Sciences degree or related fields.
  • Two years’ experience working in community development.
  • Experience working in working at grassroots level, engaging different stakeholders
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of the Gender discourse
  • Experience in multi-sectoral development approaches;
  • Community mobilization skills,
  • Ability to interact with district leadership;
  • Hands on experience working with decentralized structures
  • Ability to respect and relate to people of different ethics and culture.
  • Ability to solve problems efficiently and effectively.
  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely, cost effective way.
  • Clean Class 4 drivers’ licence a must

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Deadline: 14 January 2022