Job Opportunities with World Vision Mauritania

World Vision Mauritania has worked with the vulnerable children of Mauritania, their families and communities, since 1970.

Currently, World Vision Mauritania has a commitment to bring hope and help to children and communities in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects that promote change and improve well-being. Every year, about 1,118,000 children and adults benefit from World Vision Mauritania programmes, which currently operate in 4 provinces and cities throughout Mauritania.

Thank you for your interest in working with World Vision Mauritania!

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Unicef Project Accountant



Vision Mondiale est un organisme d’aide à l’étranger des enfants ciblés pour leurs bien être.




DUREE: 3 Mois

But du Poste : To implement donor policies and regulations for grants funded project for effective accountability of donor funds and project implementation.

Major Responsibilities:

Assister le Coordinateur des Finances des grants dans la mise en œuvre des politiques et procédures de gestion financier du Fonds Mondiale en matière de suivi et rapportage financier et des dispositions du manuel financier de World Vision relatives à la gestion de grants.

Vérifier les demandes d’achat de biens et services et autres besoins exprimés par le personnel du projet et les analyser à la lumière du budget approuvés ainsi que des politiques et règlements en vigueur

Vérifier les demandes de paiement relatives au projet et fournir les codifications applicables en conformité avec les lignes budgétaires correspondantes

Produire des rapports financiers mensuels ou trimestriels à soumettre au bureau de soutien ou au bailleur de fonds dans le respect des exigences du donateur et faciliter la collecte et l’envoi des pièces justificatives des dépenses.

Produire des rapports financiers mensuels détaillés par ligne budgétaire à soumettre au manager financier du projet pour approbation et faire l’analyse et le suivi des dépenses contre le budget en vue de prévenir les dépassements budgétaires

Assurer que les salaires du staff direct et staff de soutien au projet sont imputés sur le projet conformément aux pourcentages de temps sur les LDRs approuvés

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Perform any other task as may be assigned by Grants Finance Coordinator

  • 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:

  1. Bachelor’s degree in accounting and / or an equivalent full accounting qualification,

  2. Not less than three (3) years experience in a Grant Accounting environment especially USG grants

  3. Experience in Relief and Development Grant Management an added advantage.

  4. High level of professional and emotional maturity required.

  5. Strong leadership, teambuilding and coaching skills required.

Working Environment / Conditions:

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

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


*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.

*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.

*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.

World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.

If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.

If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

  • 5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.

  • Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

  • Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

  • Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

  • Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.

When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.

Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist