Job Opportunities in Africa

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 26 countries in Africa: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Job Locations

Communications Coordinator - West Nile, Uganda

Position: Refugee Response Communications Specialist

Report to: Response Director

Location: Arua, West Nile, Uganda

Purpose of the position:

Produce rapid information, compelling needs and impact-focused content for refugee response communications, marketing and accountability needs in Uganda.

Major Responsibilities:

Emergency Communications.

  • Design and implementation of communication strategy and plans for both refugee response;

  • Closely work with the Response Director, Communications Manager and key staff to ensure the successful implementation of communications goals in alignment with the national and regional office communications strategies.

  • Provide resources and communications support for media visits, interviews with national and international media

  • Timely delivery of quality stories, photos, and media interviews from the field and or with official spokespeople.

  • Publication of produced stories/images on WV channels for awareness and resources development (local and international grants) during emergencies

  • Monitoring and proactively respond to reputation risks and engage relevant staff when issues arise.

  • Contribution to reaching emergency-related targets.

Resources Gathering

  • Use of internal systems (Kissflow, DMC, CML, MRC, WVRelief), Global Media chat room and new digital platforms and capturing devices

  • Positioning of response advocacy issues and programs

  • Producing content for fundraising and reporting purposes

Management of visitors

  • Manage all logistics, planning, community mobilization, communications requests and follow-up for international visitors to the Response areas

Capacity Building

  • Participate in learning programs like the spokespersons’ training, National Disaster Management Training (NDMT) and Regional Disaster Management Training (RDMT) for staff development and enable key staff effective communicators and media spokespeople during emergencies

  • Build the capacity of the field staffs and the Communications Officer to produce content, host high profile visits and produce brand affirming materials.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • With Bachelor Degree in Communications, Journalism or other related courses

  • Minimum 3 years professional experience in media and communications, journalism, and/or public relations in a multi-cultural, child-focused, non-profit/corporate, and/or humanitarian organization.

  • Basic rescue/security training

  • Excellent English language writing skills

  • Proven document design skills, including the design of infographics

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Humanitarian/Disaster communications experience

  • Management of video productions in emergency contexts

  • Media relations and receiving recorded or live TV/radio interviews during emergencies

  • Digital photography/videography (emphasis on photojournalistic compositions and mastery of video production process)

  • Preparing monthly and post- emergency response reports

  • News/feature writing

  • Social media

  • Operation of mobile/smart phones

  • MS Offices and Image applications (Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premier Pro, etc.)

  • Media relations, networking and interpersonal skills

  • Purposive branding and messaging

  • Desktop publishing/basic design and layout (Adobe Indesign)

How to apply:

Please submit your application and complete Curriculum Vitae, to Website: https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-uganda

Address your application to the People & Culture Specialist, Recruitment, World Vision Uganda

Deadline for receiving applications is 26th March, 2019. (Qualified natives of West Nile region are particularly encouraged to apply)

MICAH Project Manager, WV Uganda

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide strategic and operational leadership to the Mission to Increase Capacity and Hope (MICAH) project. MICAH is an innovative programming approach aimed at enhancing resilience and social cohesion amongst vulnerable refugee and host communities in Uganda.

The MICAH Project Manager (PM) shall lead the design and oversee the smooth start-up the MICAH program in Arua District, Uganda. The PM shall ensure that the design process leads to projects that are: technically sound, community empowering; context-relevant; engaging of other actors; aligned with ReHoPE, CRRF and other relevant plans; and provide for robust M&E. The PM shall also engage in the design as a learning process, demonstrating adaptability and ensuring that the process is clearly recorded and evaluated for further development and roll-out of MICAH.

The PM shall lead a small, field-focused team to develop the MICAH pilot projects as well as to ensure strong implementation of the seven existing projects in the MICAH program area. This will be a “hands-on” role with the PM expected to have a high level of field engagement to ensure a strong process. In addition to building strong relationships with community members and local leaders, the PM will engage key external actors within West Nile (including UNHCR/OPM officials, peer NGOs, district CAOs), key internal stakeholders (WNRR staff, key National Office, Regional Office and Support Office colleagues) and in liaison with other colleagues key Kampala-level stakeholders (including donors,

UNHCR, OPM, CRRF Secretariat).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:

  • Provide strategic and “hands-on” leadership to the MICAH design and implementation process.

  • Translate the overall design process of MICAH into a detailed action plan.

  • Adapt the plan accordingly, recognising that this is a learning process.

  • Engage stakeholders in the process, ensuring their strong buy-in to the MICAH concept and final project designs.

  • Represent World Vision to key stakeholders, including communities, local leaders, district-level officials, donors, peer NGOs etc.

  • Lead an evaluation of the process and provide clear recommendations for the further development of MICAH.

Program Management:

  • Lead fulltime staff, plus effectively engage other “shared” staff.

  • Based on the overall MICAH design process map, develop a clear, detailed action plan to guide the process, particularly ensuring sufficient engagement with key stakeholders.

  • Ensure that the action plan is implemented within overall timeframes, leaving room to adapt the process as necessary, bearing in mind this is a learning process.

  • Manage the design phase budget and expenditure in accordance with best practices for financial management and all relevant WVU finance and procurement procedures.

  • Provide regular feedback to key stakeholders, most notably community members

  • Oversee the development of final project documents, including budgets, in accordance with standard LEAP tools (as may be adjusted in agreement with key internal stakeholders).

  • Oversee the transition of the projects from design phase to set-up of implementation phase, including detailed implementation planning, recruitment, external engagement etc.

Monitoring & Evaluation:

  • Ensure that the project designs including M&E components (baseline, indicators, resources etc) that reflect best WV practice and align with relevant external M&E frameworks (e.g. RRP, CRRF).

  • Conduct an evaluation of the design process and provide recommendations for further development and roll-out of MICAH.

External Engagement:

  • Represent MICAH with key local stakeholders, including district-level officials, UNHCR, OPM, peer NGOs etc (in close coordination with WNRR Director).

  • Represent MICAH to donors and other key stakeholders at Kampala-level (in close coordination with WVU National Director & GAM Director) for the purposes of coordination, buy-in and fundraising.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree in International Relations and related fields or Postgraduate Diploma in Humanitarian Emergency Affairs or any other related field.

  • Experience in management and knowledge of accounting methods and procedures.

  • Clear understanding of the functioning of major UN agencies, international donors and governmental agencies in their respective programs, approaches and standards.

  • Ability to relate and represent WV to these major program partners, in a professional manner.

  • Experience in relief and development work using an approach of facilitation and empowering local communities.

  • Ability to work without supervision, and demonstrate initiative and innovation.

  • Proven analytical and problem solving abilities.

  • Requires good interpersonal skills.

  • Good oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Flexible, able to adapt style and management approaches to varied work contexts.

  • Ability to train and supervise a multi-cultural staff.

  • Must be prepared to travel and work in harsh and basic conditions.

  • Computer literate.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Preferred:

  • At least 5 years field experience in a developing country programming context preferably in humanitarian relief and experience working in conflict/war zones with international consortiums.

Chief of Party, WV Burundi

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Chief of Party (COP) will have overall responsibility for the management of all project activities and staff. S/he will lead the planning and implementation of the project, overseeing all aspects (programmatic, financial, administrative, procurement, personnel, risk management) and will ensure that all project interventions are of a high quality and lead to measurable impact. This includes, but is not limited to, overseeing the annual work-plans preparation, identifying external technical support needs, ensuring that appropriate management practices are being used in project implementation and the Monitoring and Evaluation systems are being used to provide timely management information. S/he is also responsible for ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program under his/her supervision.

The COP will manage the Consortium with Christian Aid Burundi and partners and facilitate their cooperation in developing and completing shared vision and goals; recommending policies that maximize the project’s impact, providing information about the project within the organization and ensuring activities to contribute to deliverables being carried out within all partner organizations.

The COP ensures that all programming/operations processes comply with WV Mission, Vision, Core Values and donor’s standards. S/He will strengthen accountability, programmatic integration, and ensure that all the grant objectives achieve maximum impact in for Child Well-being. The position will report to the National Director and will be based in Bujumbura, World Vision Burundi Head Office with frequent field visits to support frontline staff.

The COP bears ultimate responsibility for ensuring that grantees and sub-grantees meet EU and program requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Direct and Oversee the Project Implementation:

  • Promotes excellence in planning, executions and reporting of the EU funded Health Project.

  • Promotes excellence in planning, executions and reporting of all WVB Grant programs/projects. Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and SO staff.

  • Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact.

Leads Donor Engagement, Relationship Building and Communication during Projects Implementation:

  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with EU delegate, in close collaboration with World Vision and Christian Aid Burundi staffs.

  • Liaise with Christian Burundi, local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Participate, lead NGO – donor forum to represent WV, the project, and seek cooperation for joint advocacy opportunities.

  • Serve as primary liaison to donors, local and national governmental authorities, local NGOs, community organizations, Facilitate learning of best practices on program’s technical areas and other donor organizations.

Quality Assurance:

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet EU and WV requirements.

  • Participate and conduct on-going lessons learned with key staff and partners/sub-grantees.

  • Establish clear and frequent communication regarding program progress and oversight management with the donor.

Human Resources:

  • Supervise staffs with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor-funded projects.

  • Lead grant staff and short-term consultants.

  • Provide spiritual leadership to the grants team. Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings.

Risk Management and Grant Close out:

  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

  • Escalate grant management issues early and openly; resolve grant management issues quickly and fully.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum 5 years of progressively responsible experience in providing management advisory services and or managing staff and operational systems, with a minimum of three years at the international level.

  • At least 3 years of experience managing EU- or other donor-funded programs.

  • Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics of the country and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to maintain productive relationships with the various government entities in (country of the grant).

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with bilateral and multilateral donors programs, their history and their development; mastery of donors regulations governing such programs.

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.

  • Experience in leading and managing large grants in a complex environment.

  • Experience as senior expert advisor required.

  • Experience managing sub grants and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Fluency in English and French.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred.

  • Sound knowledge in monitoring and evaluation.

  • Project management skills.

  • Familiare with EU grants regulations.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.

  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

  • Travel: 30% Domestic/international travel is required.

  • On call: 10%

HRIS & Payroll Administration Officer

Human Resources Information System and Payroll Administrator

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 24 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Human Resources Information System and Payroll Administrator. The position will be based in Kigali and reporting to the People and Culture (Human Resources) Director.

Purpose of the position:

The job holder is responsible for Human Resources Information System (HRIS) and payroll administration within World Vision Rwanda. He/she also provides People and Culture support as a business partner to the assigned client group in order to improve the wellbeing of the most vulnerable children

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

40%

HRIS (OurPeople System) Administration

  • As the WV Rwanda OurPeople system super user, maintain and update the WVR HR data in the Our People (HRIS) system.

  • Train and assist WV Rwanda staff on the use of the OurPeople (HRIS) systems Employee Self Service and Manager Self Service options.

  • Update all the People and Culture (P&C) data in the system

  • Produce reports and analysis from the OurPeople (HRIS) System for data quality assessment and other key performance measures required by WV

  • Ensure that all available OurPeople system modules are fully in use

  • HR data maintained and updated in OurPeople system

  • OurPeople system users supported effectively

  • Timely and updated reports produced for decision making

  • All OurPeople modules are effectively utilized

  • Zero error status of OurPeople system dashboard

40%

Payroll Administration

  • Collate and review all payroll related documents in preparation for payroll processing.

  • Compile and analyse monthly WV Rwanda staff compensation and benefits data in the payroll software.

  • Ensure accuracy and timeliness payment of the monthly salaries.

  • Manage staff issues related to compensation and benefits.

  • Keep the payroll system updated at all times

  • Provide support in conducting market surveys and benchmarks that will ensure that WV Rwanda stays competitive within the labour market.

  • Prepare monthly declarations for Social Security contributions and income tax accurately and timely

  • Prepare all final payments for exiting staff

  • Process payments for casual staff and interns.

  • Accuracy and timeliness of the payroll ensured

  • The payroll system updated

  • Accuracy and timeliness of Social Security and Income tax declaration

  • Final pay for exiting staff is processed accurately and timely

20%

Recruitment and onboarding support

  • Provide support in developing workforce plans

  • Provide end to end timely and quality recruitment support to the assigned client group

  • Provide a preliminary orientation to new staff in the assigned client group

  • Effective end to end recruitment

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training.

Minimum qualifications and experience required

  • University Degree in Business Administration, Human Resources Management, Information Systems, or any other related field

  • A minimum of 2 years in HRIS and Payroll Administration

Minimum Technical Skills & Abilities

  • Excellent use of HR Information Systems

  • Proficiency in Systems Applications

  • Advanced knowledge on use of Payroll systems

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience

  • Experience in NGO

  • Excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills

  • Ability to multi-task

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Team player who is detail-oriented

  • Expert knowledge of local labour legislature

  • Ability to function in a cross cultural environment

  • Work experience related to financial analysis

  • Benefits and compensation analysis

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is 31st March, 2018; no late applications will be accepted

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Sponsorship Supervisor

Job Announcement

World Vision Mali recruits for the following positions (1)

Title: Sponsorship Supervisor

Location: Kati Cluster

Contract type: Local

Report to: Cluster Programs Manager

World Vision never asks for payment at any stage of the recruitment.

*Women are strongly encouraged to apply for.

Purpose

  • To facilitate effective communication, between Sponsors, Registered children and families.

  • To supervise the sponsorship programme in the projects for efficiency.

  • To manage partnership with the AP communities and other stakeholders in order to maintain sponsors satisfaction and retention.

Major Responsibilities

  1. Carry out all information technology based processes related to child Sponsorship in accordance with the partnership set Standards. This includes but not limited to Horizon SSUI and Sponsorship 2.0 items (Child Greeting Photo (CGP), Child greeting Videos (CGV), Child Update Photo (CUP), Community Introductory Videos (YIV), Community Update Photo (YUP), Community Update Video (CUV), Community Farewell Video (YFV) etc.

    Maintain registered children / budget levels at the number agreed on with Support Office.

    Ensure Digital Images of children are transferred at the same time that data is entered into Horizon SSUI.

    Ensure data on children are updated / validated once a year as stipulated by Horizon SSUI.

    Ensure children put on Partnership Holds are reactivated as per the Sponsorship standards.

    Ensure death of children is reported to the NO within 1 business day and child’s records are dropped in Horizon SSUI within 5 business days of receiving the notification.

  2. Coordinate the management of correspondences, ILs, GNs, sponsor/support office (SO) queries in the ADP.

  3. Coordinate the management of all Special Mailings (APR & Christmas Card) in the AP.

  4. Participate in AP budget preparation and ensure child monitoring is done as part of the program activities.

  5. Build the capacity of Communities and community volunteers in sponsorship management and coordinate Sponsors visits in the AP.

  6. Facilitate communication between RC and their sponsors and ensure that Service Operations Indicators (SOI) are met.

  7. Ensure standards on Child Monitoring Assurance Indicator (CMS) are met and information correctly captured into Horizon SSUI through mobile devices.

  8. Ensure data on children semi-annual visits are correctly collected, crosschecked before they are captured into Horizon SSUI.

  9. Ensure photos for New Registered Children and Reactivation are appropriately cropped and sent to SO through Horizon SSUI and mobile devices.

  10. Ensure Sponsorship 2.0 items are reviewed by NO before making them available to GC and SO.

Perform any other duties assigned by the Cluster Programs Manager.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level required:Bachelor of Arts (BA)in studying or teaching English and / or German as foreign language (s).

  • Good written and oral communication level in French and English.

  • Technical Training qualifications required:

- Knowledge of child rights, policies and standards in Mali and in World Vision partnership.

- Knowledge of child protection and sponsorship policies.

- Computer skills (Word & Excel).

  • Experience: 1year in similar position.

  • Other: None.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: ADP Office based with travel to the communities

  • Travel: 40% Domestic/international travel is required.

  • On call: 5%

World Vision reserves the right to disqualify a candidate who has any record relating to child abuse or opposite behavior to child protection, even after the hiring.

How to apply: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-mali

*Deadline for submission of applications: March 28th, 2019

*Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Staff Capacity Development Coordinator

Staff Capacity Development Coordinator

Purpose of the position:

To coordinate, monitor and evaluate the implementation of staff learning & development programs and lead the roll-out of talent management initiatives in line with the WV Partnership standards and People & Culture Priorities.

Major Responsibilities:

Learning Needs Assessment

  • Conduct annual staff learning needs assessment for the entire organization to establish staff performance gaps.

  • Categorize training needs of staff based on functions and office location

  • Liaise with Line Managers to develop annual departmental training plans

  • Liaise with departmental heads to develop training budgets to be incorporated in grant proposals and National Office budgets

Learning & Development programs

  • Identify and recommend development opportunities for all categories of staff aligned to individual development plans and organizational priorities

  • Facilitate and coordinate relevant in house training programs based on identified training needs and new partnership initiatives with a special focus on field based national staff

  • Liaise with external facilitators where need be to deliver trainings and team building sessions that may require external resource facilitation.

  • Monitor quality of training and post training implementation to identify gaps/issues that require refresher sessions or a new training methodology

  • Conduct in house surveys to assess effectiveness of various training programs and monitor change in behavior and competence

  • Use training evaluation data, including documentation of lessons learned and ensure future initiatives have incorporated the learnings

  • Prepare learning & development impact reports to be shared with World Vision senior management teams and Support Offices

Performance Management

  • Conduct periodic performance management trainings for new and existing staff and Line managers

  • Communicate partnership performance management guidelines to staff and managers

  • Monitor and report on submission of performance agreements, mid-year reviews and annual reviews

  • Educate Line Managers on how to reinforce a performance aligned culture through consequence management

Recognition schemes

  • Ensure roll-out of the staff recognition scheme

  • Coordinate the annual and semi-annual nomination & selection processes

Talent & Leadership Development

  • Liaise with Departmental Heads to identify potential talent for future management and specialist positions

  • Provide guidance, frameworks and tools to Departmental Heads on talent management, career path and succession planning

  • Consolidate talent pools per function and succession plans for mission critical roles

  • Liaise with World Vision International People & Culture teams to design and coordinate Talent development initiatives

Orientation /Onboarding

  • Liaise with Managers to develop an orientation handbook that will assist new international staff to understand the Somalia culture and customs

  • Organize and coordinate a comprehensive orientation program for new staff to support their smooth onboarding in the organization.

  • In liaison with Line Managers, prepare orientation materials and packs for new staff.

  • Ensure appropriate orientation documentation is filed in personnel files

Focal Point - Learning Resources

  • Oversee the resource center and maintain a register of resources such as books, magazines, DVDs CDs that are available

  • Identify distant learning programs appropriate for relevant staff and validate authenticity of learning institutions.

  • Ensure identified facilitators in Somalia are equipped and certified to meet expected standards and quality of facilitation.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Degree in Human Resource management, Business Management or relevant field

  • Certified Trainer of Trainees as a subject matter expert

  • Minimum of 4 years’ experience as a competent Training Coordinator in an International Organization

  • Passionate about people development

  • Proven ability to coach and facilitate in-house trainings in a multi-cultural environment

  • Very good interpersonal skills and ability to engage and influence at senior level

  • Very good report writing and marketing skills

  • Excellent use of PowerPoint, Microsoft Word and Excel

  • Exhibit teamwork and high levels of accountability

  • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information

  • Committed to excellence with a strong focus on customer service

  • Able to work in stressful environments and effectively manage stress

  • Ability to handle multiply projects and priorities with limited supervision

Humanitarian Emergency Affairs Advisor

Humanitarian Emergency Affairs Advisor

Purpose of the position:

The incumbent will provide leadership for the development of emergency response Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) capacity in World Vision Somalia. In the event of humanitarian emergency, the HEA Advisor will lead the National Disaster Management Team in the development of a response strategy and plan, coordinating action between different departments in support of timely, accountable and effective response.

The position will be the key focal point for internal and external stakeholders for issues related to capacity development for emergency response, early warning information, prepositioning exercises, lessons learnt and emerging best-practice for slow on-set and rapid on-set emergency response. The position will develop and sustain external relationships with key government, NGO, and donor in support of timely planning, implementation and for information-sharing mechanisms.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Response: Ensure timely, effective and efficient response in humanitarian emergency situation of WV Somalia

  • Preparedness: Ensure Emergency Response Capacity Development for WV Somalia and Partners

  • Preparedness and Mitigation: Ensure Responsive, Coordinated Response, Employing Best Practice

  • Response (Technical Quality Assurance) Resource Mobilization and Reporting Against HEA Portfolio

  • Foster Internal and External Engagement

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  1. Bachelor’s degree in Development Studies, Development Management, and Climate Change, Public Policy or any relevant social sciences with experience in Program Development.

  2. At 5 years of progressive management experience in complex/ protracted emergencies and recovery operations.

  3. Proven ability to manage a large and diverse program portfolio with multiple donors.

  4. Familiarity with EU, USAID, DFID, GAC, UN, and ECHO grant compliance and procedures. Willingness to assume other project tasks as required.

  5. Capacity to provide solid leadership and decision-making skills for efficient and effective program implementation.

  6. Strong problem solving, interpersonal and negotiation skills.

  7. Knowledge of humanitarian industry including sphere standards, NGO code of conduct and humanitarian charter.

  8. Experience in staff security and safety management for humanitarian organizations in complex and insecure environments is a must.

  9. Very strong organizational, management and communication skills.

  10. Experience in program design, monitoring and evaluation in a complex humanitarian context.

  11. Proven financial, logistics and procurement management skills.

  12. Proactive problem-solver able to unravel and solve multiple complex challenges.

Working Environment

  • Travel to Somalia: 35%-40% travel to project areas is required.

  • International Travel: 5%-10% international travel will be required

  • On call: In emergency and disaster situations, the position will always be required to be on-call.

Advocacy Manager

ADVOCACY MANAGER

No Offre: HR/EZO/046/FY18

Fondée en 1950, World Vision est l’une des plus grandes organisations chrétiennes internationales d’aide humanitaire d’urgence et de développement à long terme. Elle aide chaque année plus de 100 millions de personnes à lutter contre la pauvreté, la faim et l’injustice dans près de 100 pays et soutient plus de 15 millions d’enfants.

Depuis plus de 20 ans, World Vision est en activité en République Démocratique du Congo. Ses zones d’interventions couvrent les provinces du Haut Katanga, de Lualaba, Tanganyika, de Haut Lomami, de Kinshasa, du Kongo Central, du Kwango, du Sud et Nord Kivu, du Sud, au Kasaï Occidental et Nord Oubangui ainsi que du Maidombe.

World Vision recrute un (01) ADVOCACY MANAGER basé(e) à Bukavu en RDC.

But de la position:

Diriger et mettre en œuvre les objectifs stratégiques de plaidoyer de WV Congo dans la zone orientale dans le contexte de la vision, des valeurs fondamentales et des priorités stratégiques du WVDRC à travers la planification, la documentation, le suivi, l'évaluation, la recherche et la formation.

PRINCIPALES RESPONSABILITES:1. Mise en œuvre et amélioration de la stratégie

  • Joue un rôle de premier plan dans la mise en œuvre et le développement continu de la stratégie nationale de plaidoyer de World Vision RDC, dans les provinces de la zone Est de la RDC, par:

  • Travailler en étroite collaboration avec d'autres membres du personnel de plaidoyer du WVDRC basés dans d'autres zones sur des projets et initiatives communs;

  • Mettre un accent particulier sur les questions de plaidoyer liées à la construction de la paix, au règlement des conflits et à la réponse par zone pour construire une paix durable dans l'Est de la RD Congo;

  • S'engager dans le plaidoyer auprès des parties prenantes clés et des décideurs et créer des opportunités pour le directeur de zone auprès des parties prenantes et des décideurs de haut niveau;

  • Promouvoir la capacité de plaidoyer au niveau local (CVA) dans les programmes communautaires de la zone Est, ce qui peut alimenter le plaidoyer national et multilatéral.

  • Soutenir efficacement la mise en œuvre des projets de plaidoyer de Vision Mondiale en RDC dans la zone Est, y compris l'examen des rapports réguliers;

  • Concevoir un plaidoyer et des propositions connexes qui soutiendraient la mise en œuvre de la stratégie de plaidoyer de Vision Mondiale en RDC dans la région de l'Est,

  • Conjointement, avec la participation d'autres bureaux du VM, crée et met à jour périodiquement une stratégie globale de plaidoyer pour la province de l'Est comprenant des composantes communautaires, de district et provinciales, ainsi qu'un calendrier de plaidoyer décrivant les événements clés à venir dans la zone Est travailler en partenariat pour défendre.

  • Génère des rapports de suivi périodiques et des analyses sur la situation politique, économique, sociale et humanitaire globale dans la zone Est, y compris des mises à jour régulières des principales parties prenantes du Partenariat, conformément aux rapports du bureau national de WV RD Congo,

  • Élaborer un plan d'engagement externe qui définira les principales parties prenantes afin qu'elles s'engagent avec les objectifs et la stratégie d'engagement pour atteindre ces objectifs.

2. Réseautage et liaison

  • Travailler en étroite collaboration avec le directeur de zone pour coordonner les activités de plaidoyer et les messages sur la RDC;

  • Identifie les opportunités stratégiques pour le Directeur de zone, le Directeur associé - Plaidoyer et Communication et autres pour entreprendre des initiatives de plaidoyer;

  • Participe activement aux initiatives conjointes de plaidoyer et aux opportunités de collaboration pertinentes avec d'autres ONG et agences des Nations Unies, ainsi qu'avec des sociétés minières dans la province de la RDC.

  • Assurer la coordination avec d'autres agences menant des initiatives de plaidoyer dans la province de la RDC, dans la zone Est, afin d'offrir à WV la possibilité de collaborer avec d'autres agences dans ce domaine; Collabore étroitement avec le personnel national de plaidoyer situé à Kinshasa qui travaille en réseau avec ces organisations à ce niveau;

  • travaille en étroite collaboration avec l'équipe de communication de WV RDC pour soutenir les messages de plaidoyer;

  • Coordonner avec les gestionnaires du secteur et d'autres membres du personnel pour promouvoir et faciliter les activités de plaidoyer au niveau local;

  • Participe aux plateformes de processus politiques, aux forums et aux réseaux,

  • Renforce la collaboration et le réseautage avec les partenaires et les décideurs

3. Recherche et analyse

  • Diriger des activités d'évaluation et de recherche pour recueillir des informations et des analyses qui éclaireraient les documents d'information sur les politiques et les activités de plaidoyer, les rapports d'évaluation et les documents de recherche dans la province de l'Est;

  • Rassemble continuellement des informations sur les thèmes de plaidoyer - des programmes de WV RDC, d'autres acteurs humanitaires, des communautés de la province et d'autres sources primaires et secondaires afin d'informer les produits et outils de plaidoyer;

  • Collabore avec d'autres pour élaborer et compléter un document de recherche annuel mettant en évidence un thème spécifique et les besoins et opportunités de plaidoyer connexes pour le WVDRC et le partenariat.

4. Formation et renforcement des capacités CVA

  • Joue un rôle actif pour WVDRC dans le développement de la capacité de plaidoyer au niveau local à travers l'utilisation d'outils WV tels que CVA et CPA dans le cadre du projet DFAP,

  • Travailler avec les services sectoriels et fournir des lignes directrices sur la façon d'intégrer plus efficacement les approches de plaidoyer dans le DFAP.

5. Soutien à l'acquisition et à la gestion du financement

  • Produire des mises à jour mensuelles régulières et des rapports narratifs annuels semestriels sur la façon dont les activités entreprises à l'appui de la stratégie aideront à élaborer de nouveaux concepts.

  • Soutenir toute autre activité d'information des donateurs conformément aux accords entre Vision Mondiale et les donateurs.

Qualifications: Éducation / Connaissances / Compétences techniques et expérience

Les éléments suivants peuvent être acquis grâce à une combinaison d'éducation formelle ou personnelle, d'expérience antérieure ou de formation en cours d'emploi: Excellentes compétences orales et écrites en français et en anglais (la connaissance fonctionnelle du swahili / est un avantage). L'expérience dans les environnements de conflit et de post-conflit est précieuse, ainsi qu'une excellente compréhension des défis et des complexités de la défense des intérêts dans les environnements non sécurisés. Une certaine expérience de travail dans les domaines

ATTITUDES ET COMPORTEMENT

World Vision est une ONG dont le travail est centré sur les enfants. Ainsi World Vision se réserve le droit d’éliminer tout candidat qui aurait un antécédent relatif à l’abus sur un enfant ou des comportements contraires à la protection des enfants ; ce, même après la proclamation des résultats du test.

CONSTITUTION DU DOSSIER DE CANDIDATURE :

Envoyer votre dossier de candidature (lettre de motivation portant mention du numéro de l’offre, CV avec 3 personnes de références des employeurs précédents dont une référence ecclésiastique le casier judiciaire, une copie carte de demandeur d’emploi délivré par l’ONEM et des copies des autres documents nécessaires pouvant appuyer votre dossier) adressé au Directeur des Ressources Humaines au plus tard le 27 Juin 2018 à  16h00’, avec en objet la mention «Advocacy Manager»  à l’adresse électronique [email protected]. Pour le dossier dur, prière déposer votre candidature au bureau de World Vision Bukavu à Bukavu.

Les candidatures féminines sont très encouragées.

LA DIRECTION.

AVIS IMPORTANT!

Nous avons appris que plusieurs agences ou personnes prétendent agir au nom de World Vision pour recruter ou faciliter le recrutement de personnel.

World Vision souhaite informer le public en termes inconditionnels que:

World Vision ne confie pas son processus de recrutement à aucune organisation ou agence qui, par le biais d'affichages sur le site Web, envoie des messages électroniques, des bulletins d'information ou prétend faire du recrutement en son nom. World Vision n'utilisera que des cabinets de recrutement de cadres agréés et réputés (base d'exception seulement).

Les publicités pour les postes vacants se trouvent uniquement sur notre site Web officiel de carrière World Vision International http://careers.wvi.org et / ou sur les sites Web de World Vision Support Office.

Vision Mondiale ne sollicite et ne sollicitera jamais d'argent pour une partie de ses processus de recrutement, y compris la présélection, les entrevues, les antécédents et / ou les examens médicaux.

World Vision ne sera pas responsable de toute correspondance frauduleuse ou de toute perte d'argent ou de vol pouvant résulter de toute personne se livrant à une activité de recrutement frauduleuse.

Soyez prudent, et si vous avez des questions et / ou souhaitez signaler ce que vous pensez être une agence ou une agence de recrutement frauduleuse de Vision Mondiale, veuillez envoyer un email à [email protected]

Au cas où une demande quelconque vous serait adressée, merci de pouvoir dénoncer aux adresses suivantes :

Téléphone : 0972607911

Adresse mail : [email protected]

Account Payable Analyst (French)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The accounts payable Analyst is responsible for reporting to the accounts payable team lead for processing invoices and verification of invoices while delivering a high level of service that meets or exceeds the Service Level Agreement on behalf of World Vision (WV) Shared Services Center (SSC) Ghana.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Daily Integration Report:

  • Reconcile Invoices from COUPA and Sunsystem6.

  • Prepare and submit Daily Integration Report to the National Office.

  • Re-export invoices not integrated.

Month-End Accruals:

  • Submit Accrual Lists to NO for confirmation.

  • Record month-end accruals.

Pre-Payments ( 170 Accounts):

  • Monitor balances of 170 accounts.

  • Submit 170 Account Balances to NO on a monthly basis for confirmation.

Payment Runs:

  • Check details of Invoices for payment before generating payment run to ensure no double payment.

Communication:

  • Respond to queries of National Offices on a timely basis both in French and English.

  • Participate/Lead in Meetings with NO’s.

  • Manage records, including retention, tracking and reporting for tax purposes.

  • Deal with supplier account queries via telephone, email and fax and resolve queries promptly.

Leadership:

  • Provide coaching/training to staff

  • Assist Immediate Manager in developing plans and strategies that are aligned with organizational strategic directions.

  • Assist in the review of current processes and initiate improvements.

  • Ensures that staff under supervision adheres to organizational policies, standards and procedures.

Others:

  • Compliance to organizational polices, standards and processes.

  • Perform other tasks assigned by Immediate Supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor´s Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.

  • French Certificate (Requirement).

  • At least 3 years of related professional experience, or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Communicate, write and understand French.

  • Reasonable knowledge of bookkeeping principles.

  • French is a language requirement.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experienced in interfacing with business customers in defining procurement service requirements or procurement/accounting information.

  • Broad based experience in accounting and financial systems.

  • Ability to work in a time sensitive environment.

  • Experience in interfacing with business customers in resolving payment issues.

  • Knowledge of WV’s policy and procedure in the area of finance, systems and products.

Cluster Operations Manager

Purpose of the position:

To provide leadership and management to cluster staff (of 2 to 3 ADPs) and partners by ensuring that sponship, grant and other allocated resources are used as per WV Ghana and WVI policies, procedures and standards to deliver quality programmes and achieve objectives in National Office strategic Plan.

Observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities

  • Ensure that ADPs yearly planning and budgeting processes are done in a participative and inclusive manner with all partners (Government, Churches, children, local NGO, CBO) for the attainment of child well-being targets.

  • Coordinate proper and timely implementation and monitoring of development and grants programmes/projects within the cluster as per indicated in DIPs, LEAP budgets and other planning documents.

  • Oversee evaluation and baseline processes of the cluster programmes following WV Ghana and WVI standards, tools and guidance.

  • Enforce stewardship and accountability by ensuring that financial and material resources are efficiently and effectively utilized following WV Ghana related policies and procedures within the cluster programmes for the intended purpose.

  • Facilitate integration and implementation of transition plans, disaster preparedness plans and development of local institutions (CBOs, FBOs, District Assembly, Municipal Council, State Services….) for the attainment of child well-being targets.

  • Ensure that sponsorship and child protection standards are adhered to and they are adequately integrated into programming for community transformation.

  • Ensure staff capacity & skills development and performance management (including timely review and performance appraisal) in the cluster.

  • Facilitate and strengthen networking relationships with government, church, faith based organization leaders and other key partners.

  • Prepare and submit quality and timely monthly, quarterly, bi –annual and annual ADPs narrative and financial reports.

  • Ensure that audit recommendations are timely responded to, fully implemented and progress is reported quarterly to Head Office Audit Manager and Regional Operations Manager

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level required: BA/Bsc Degree in Economics, Agriculture, Business Administration, Development studies/planning, Social Science or other related field Masters Degree in one of the above preferred.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Professional technical skill desired (certification?)

  • Experience: 3 years in programme/project

  • Other: Working experience in community development is preferred.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

  • Travel: 10% Domestic/international travel is required.

  • On call: 10%

Grant Acquisition Officer, WV Burundi

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Assist, IPSD develop and implement strategy for resource diversification and growth in World Vision Burundi (WVB) and; enhance the capacity of WVB to acquire and efficiently execute bilateral, multilateral grants.

This will be achieved by:

  • building relationships with key donors represented/ with interest in Burundi;

  • generating innovative solicited and unsolicited grant proposals;

  • and supporting startup to ensure a smooth transition from grant acquisition.

In order to successfully do so, the GAM Officer must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assist in the review and update of grant acquisition in alignment to National Office (NO) guidance:

  • Updated donor mapping for WVB.

  • A guidance for resource diversification in line with WVB’s national office strategy.

  • Review and strengthen Gift In Kind (GIK) integration guidance.

  • Regular updates to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) on grant pipeline progress. Work with the SLT to agree on key priorities for future grant programs/projects.

  • Guidance to strengthen engagement with public sector.

Build strong relationships with donors and support offices:

  • Increased support offices interest and investment in Burundi.

  • Close collaboration with all key donors with presence/interest in Burundi (including bilateral, multilateral, embassies, etc.)

  • Up-to-date with funding priorities and call for proposal procedures of all major donors.

  • Regular dialogue with Global Centre (GC) and Support Offices (SO) and donors to build relationships, trust and strategically position WV Burundi as a priority partner for funding opportunities.

  • Strong networks with appropriate INGOs and local NGOs in a manner that increases WV’s influence and partnerships.

  • Initiate match discussions with SOs.

  • Facilitation of grant agreement negotiations and signing by SLT and local partners.

  • Coordination and reporting of all National Office Donor Engagements.

Develop Quality Proposals:

  • Review and research possible proposals and recommend whether WVB should pursue these opportunities.

  • Review donor proposals requirements.

  • Ensure WV Burundi minimum project design standards and documentation standards are met.

  • Meet with donors to clarify proposal requirements.

  • Lead the process of developing all grant proposals/including guidelines for PNS grants and coordinating proposal development processes for large grants.

  • Review grant funding opportunities and lead go-no-go decision making processes with proposal development team and SLT.

  • Foster integration of new grant opportunities with sponsorship/GIK funded projects (where possible).

  • Ensure all proposals submitted to donors exceed established WVI and donor standards (success will be measured by the % of proposals funded and $-value of new revenue raised).

  • Monitor, identify, review and pursue steady stream of grant funding opportunities.

  • Lead and coordinate cross-functional project teams to develop strong grant project designs.

  • Coordinate Design Workshops.

  • Implement WVB’s proposal development business plan.

  • Facilitate regular learning and reflection sessions and implement the lessons learned.

Foster efficient execution and accountability for all grants:

  • Map-out and ensure SLT and all key WVB staff understand donor requirements and standards for all important grants acquired.

  • Participate in grant startup workshops to ensure a smooth transition from acquisition to implementation.

  • Progressively monitor compliance issues related to grants (including tracking quality of implementation, reporting, learning processes).

  • Conduct regular field visits to generate evidence that supports learning, innovation, accountability and advocacy.

  • Build staff capacity in grant acquisition.

  • Work with communications, DME and other staff to develop quality resources such as bulletin, newsletter and other materials for meaningful donor engagement.

Other:

  • Coordinate and participate in local and international capacity building events as needed.

  • Attend and participate in spiritual nurture events and other organizational events.

  • Attend to other organizational duties as required by and agreed with supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Educational level required: First degree sociology, development studies or social sciences ( Masters Preferred).

  • Experience: 8 years of experience in community development including 4 years NGO management.

  • Ability to maintain donor relations through timely and adequate communications.

  • Cross cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership, supervisory and project management skills in working collaboratively with other donors, host country institutions, and international organizations in support of a project of similar size and scope.

  • Proven ability to develop and communicate a common vision among diverse partners.

  • Excellent organizational, analytical, and oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams in food programming

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, (EU, AUSAID, WFP, USAID).

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong presentation skills.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Self-driven

  • Ability to work under stress.

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Passionate about the ministry.

  • Compatible with WV mission, ethos and core values.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Computer skills especially Microsoft word and MS excel, training in DM&E, Facilitation skills and community development.

  • Demonstrated experience in leadership, strategic management, results based management, staff capacity building, networking, fundraising, design, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Demonstrated experience in food programming with FPMG.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Office-based with frequent travel to the field.

Senior Director of Operations – Southern Africa Region

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Senior Director of Operations (SDO) role exists to strengthen the line management role of the Regional Leader and enable them to focus on strategic, governance and leadership issues. SDOs, with the delegated authority of the regional leaders, provide leadership for functional and operational issues, monitor the national office performance, coordinate regional support to the national offices and oversee the management of the regional office. This leadership is to ensure alignment with the World Vision partnership’s global, regional strategic direction and implementation of Our Promise, resulting in greater impact on Child Well Being (CWB).

The SDO reports to the Regional Leader but also functions as a twin citizen in a matrix environment with the Global Director, Field Operations, in order to support the Partnership Principles (accountability, twin citizenship, interdependence and empowerment) and to embed an improved and collaborative way of working that will improve organizational effectiveness.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead in Operational Management (excellence in execution). As the primary responsibility is to lead the operational performance of the region, the SDO will ensure that regional line ministries and support functions work collaboratively across the regional office and with the Global Centre for the primary purpose of providing operational support to the national offices, and fulfilling Our Promise.

Provide performance monitoring of National Offices based on key directions and indicators at the global level and regional level. Establish and facilitate business processes around performance monitoring of national offices. Support the Regional Leader to identify linkages between performance monitoring of national offices and performance management of NO senior management team as appropriate.

The SDO will have primary or shared oversight for the following management support functions.

Humanitarian Emergency and Affairs:

  • Provide operational oversight to all CATEGORY II and III Emergency Relief responses in the Region in coordination / consultation with global HEA and Regional Communications.

  • Ensure effective disaster management processes and strategy are in place for the Regions.

Finance:

  • Oversee the budget development and monitoring process for the region, supporting the Regional Finance Director.

  • Ensure appropriate and adequate leadership is provided by the Finance function.

  • Ensure effective ERM is in place for SAR.

People & Culture (P&C):

  • Contribute to organizational change and at a strategic level within the Region working in collaboration with the Regional P&C Director.

  • Lead regional resource sharing initiatives which may arise on need basis or through existing functional HUBs.

Support Service Function:

  • Ensure the provision of effective and efficient delivery of a broad array of support services (in the potential areas of Finance, P&C, Administration, IT and other related ancillary services) to serve the Regional Office and hosted GC entities.

  • Negotiate, monitor, and evaluate Service Level Agreements between the region and the GC.

Quality Assurance/DME:

  • Oversee the monitoring and evaluation of programmes across the region according to relevant standards, policies and procedures.

  • Ensure the integration of quality assurance practices in all programmatic and functional areas across the region.

  • Collection, analysis and interpretation of performance data for organizational and programmatic effectiveness.

  • Working with Regional Office of Strategy Management, track accomplishments against strategy.

Security:

  • Contribute to the promotion of a security culture.

  • Ensure resources are mobilized (staff, finances and technical support) to address security gaps.

Support the Regional Security Director in:

  • Ensuring NOs adhere to policies, standards and Core Security Requirements.

  • Ensuring that all key stakeholders in the Region understand the importance and urgency of timely response with security incidents and that they are then managed well with the Office of Corporate Security.

  • Ensure the implementation of security protocols in the regional office.

Communications:

  • Ensure National Offices receive adequate communications support.

  • Ensure communications support for the ministry pillars in the region working with the different directors on key messaging.

  • Ensure a consistent avenue for leadership communication with the Region.

  • Promote and maintain open communications within the multiple leadership levels in the Region.

Strategy:

  • Ensure alignment with Our Promise.

  • Build a strong evidence base of our work.

  • Ensure effective implementation of NO strategic initiatives.

  • Supervise strategy execution and measurement.

  • Effective support to NO’s in Transitioning Economies to fulfil their transition plans and to NO’s in Fragile Contexts to mitigate and comprehensively manage risk effectively.

Resource Development

  • Ensure strategic approach to Resource Acquisition and NOs are effectively supported for pre-positioning with donors.

  • Ensure effective implementation of Grants and risk management is tracked.

  • Position SAR as the NGO of choice for donors and corporate.

  • Grow SAR NO local income opportunities.

External Engagement

  • Ensure effective engagement with Regional Bodies promotes CWB and the WV campaigns.

  • Build relationships with key Regional bodies.

  • Public engagement to support Transitioning Economies.

Operational Plans, investment and Budget:

  • Working with Regional Strategy Lead and Regional Finance provide operational leadership for translating Regional Strategy into operational plans and budget for the Regional office.

Regional Team Management:

  • As the chief operating officer of a virtual regional office lead the establishment of a performance driven culture and engaging culture:

  • Mentor, coach and facilitate the career progression and leadership development for members of the regional team, especially identified talent.

  • Ensure appropriate energy and focus is put into supporting the regional team in managing as twin citizens in a matrix environment.

  • Ensure monthly virtual team connect initiatives are organized to keep all regional staff based across Africa informed, engaged and contributing.

  • Provides leadership and guidance in the formulation of operational policies and standards for the office management unit and mechanisms for monitoring compliance with and consistency in the interpretation and implementation of such policies and procedures.

  • Ensure alignment and integration of Regional operational strategy and goals of line ministries and support functions with overall WV Partnership strategy and goals, including Vision Fund.

  • Provide leadership in integrating management support functions with ministry support in order to effectively support the field, while also providing leadership to the Regional Office.

  • Coordinate the provision of all shared services available from the Global Centre to support the region: Information Technology (IT), International Staffing Solutions (ISS), Supply chain and Audit.

Other responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Liaison / coordination with partnership entities as needed for planning and problem solving purposes in relation to regional operations. e.g. Global Centre Departments, Support Offices (International Programmes Groups), other regions.

  • The SDO plans and coordinates Regional Meetings in consultation with the Regional Leader, bringing together all NDs with Regional Directors to review the performance of the region and of regional functional teams per feedback and assessment by the NOs, determine regional-wide solutions to operational issues and to provide a forum for networking, team building and cross-learning.

  • Plans NO field trips and ensures that action plans are monitored and evaluated for impact.

  • Technical external relationships/representation. Develop relationships with external agencies core to our operations, liaising closely with those responsible for external relationships and representation to ensure aligned approach to our partners.

  • Other regional-specific responsibilities and as tasked by the regional leader.

  • Active contribution and leadership in spiritual nurture of staff.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Professional maturity to provide counsel and expertise as well as actionable feedback. The ability to identify the highest leverage changes required and the self-confidence to work with senior executives, challenging their perspective as appropriate, to achieve buy in for key changes and/or initiatives. Demonstrates an appropriate sense of urgency while remaining calm and in control under pressure. Strong team leader versus authoritative leader.

  • Masters Degree in a relevant field.

  • Excellent communication skills (proficiency in the English language required), both verbal and written, as well as negotiation and administrative abilities.

  • Strong Christian commitment, spiritual maturity and discernment evidenced by life and character including active and regular fellowship with other Christians.

  • Ability to travel regionally and internationally up to 12 weeks per year.

  • Strong team player with proven ability to collaborate constructively and find solutions to achieve objectives while building and maintaining good relationships at all levels.

  • Ability to coach and support experienced senior professionals, providing necessary direction and guidance; managing by objectives while delegating the detailed management of their teams and specialised areas of content.

  • 10 years’ experience in providing organizational leadership in more than one function or country.

  • A deep and broad understanding of business operations within World Vision or a similar organization.

  • Significant multi-cultural leadership and management experience leading a virtual organization.

  • National Director’s experience and working in different contexts/countries will be preferred.

Working Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.

  • Travel: 40% Domestic/international travel is required.