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Project Integration & Development Specialist

Oct 11, 2021
“World Vision International”, Armenian branch
World Vision is a Christian humanitarian and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives. Established in 1950, World Vision operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities, to overcome poverty and injustice. We pursue life in all its fullness for every child and serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.
WV Armenia (WVA) operates mainly through its 10-15 years long-term Area Programs (AP) that are predominantly funded through child sponsorship. APs are focused on promoting child well-being through community participation and ownership.

LOCATION: Yerevan, Armenia

DURATION: Fixed-term, full-time

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The Integration and Development Specialist will work towards increasing the resilience of the most vulnerable women and girls. He/ she will provide technical support and expertise to community social workers working directly with affected women and girls through the family development plans.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provision of support to project implementation parties on technical support with Graduation
  • approach,
  • Support the Manager to coordinate the work with World Vision partners to implement the
  • project efficiently,
  • Support World Vision Area Programs to coordinate the project activities within the
  • communities on Graduation approach,
  • Organize/participate in regional trips/ home visits,
  • Research the Graduation approach metrics and set selection standards for selecting project
  • beneficiaries,
  • Work with Community Social Workers to coordinate adherence to the fixed beneficiary criteria,
  • Analyze and improve the standard of living selected beneficiaries,
  • Devise and implement strategies for economic growth and financial stability,
  • Work with Community Social Workers on identifying and involving the project beneficiaries
  • based on the set criteria,
  • Monitor the beneficiary selection process to ensure all set criteria are met,
  • Ensure proper documentation is available/ collected,
  • Supervise the “Community Level Access to Social Services” Project-related activities on
  • Graduation approach in 111 communities,
  • Organize/participate in meetings with local self-government bodies,
  • Establish and maintain close partnership and contact with local stakeholders for formation of
  • women’s groups and for smooth referral processes to state and non-state assistance services,
  • Support the development/ translation and publication of educational materials,
  • Coordinate trainings for community social workers, community leaders, local civil society
  • ·organizations and other grassroots level organizations:

     

    • On gender-sensitive programming of humanitarian and development assistance and

      service provision and GBV prevention and survivor protection to adequately respond to

      the specific needs of women and girls affected by the conflict.

    • On early warning systems/ protocols and gender specific security measures

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s/ Master’s degree in Business administration, economics, management or related field,
  • 3 years’ experience of working in both international and local companies/ NGOs/ institutions (in each),
  • 3 years’ experience of working in a team,
  • Knowledge of English and Armenian,,
  • Expertise in training and development,
  • Skills in applying economic development practices and principles to attract, recruit, retain, and
  • expand businesses,
  • Analytical skills,
  • Organizational and coordination skills,
  • Negotiation skills,
  • Ability and willingness to travel 20% of time.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
If you are interested in this position, to apply, please register at

https://careers.wvi.org/jobs/armenia/project-management/class-project-integration-and-development-specialist/17891 and/ or send your CV in English to: [email protected] No information inquiries will

be handled over the phone. Only short-listed candidates will be notified for interview. In the subject
line of your e-mail message, please, mention the title of the position you are applying for.

The deadline for submitting the applications is October 21, 2021.

World Vision Armenia is committed to safeguarding children and adult beneficiaries. We believe every
stakeholder and every member of the communities we work with has the right to be protected from all
forms of harm, abuse, neglect, harassment, and exploitation and expects all employees, interns,
volunteers and all WV Armenia affiliates share the same commitment. WV Armenia takes diligent
measures to screen out all people who might seek to use WV Armenia to harm children or adult
beneficiaries, or whose past actions indicate an unacceptable risk of such harm. Therefore, our

recruitment policy and procedures include extensive identification checks prior to employment or
engagement with WV Armenia in order to ensure safeguarding to the fullest extent.
Please clearly mention that you have heard of this job opportunity through Repat Armenia
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