Liderando con Vision

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Director for Partnerships, VisionFund International

*Please submit your CV in English.


The Director for Partnerships (‘DfP’) is a newly created senior position within VisionFund International, World Vision’s microfinance subsidiary. Reporting directly to the Director for Products and Innovations and as part of the Strategy, Impact and Services department, the DfP is responsible for developing and then implementing a strategy for partnerships. This new role will seek to expand access, enable delivery and support financial services outside of the present 28 VFI entities by creating new ways of partnering with both World Vision and other third party entities. The role is both strategic, business development and operational and is central to our delivery on “Our Livelihood Promise” and our

ability to reach our goal of ten times impact by 2030. To manage this, the DfP will seek to create, incubate and scale up new ways of delivering financial services through partnerships. Using Visionfund investment as a catalyst and then working with VFI fundraising, World Vision and other partners it will develop these new business operations as start-ups.


  • As a new position the role will require a significant amount of engagement, advocacy and communication within the VFI network. Its core that the position engages with the products, impact, DOC, fundraising and organisational effectiveness teams to deliver on the following responsibilities

  • Research, market analysis and engagement around potential partnerships in non VF countries.

  • Development of businesses cases for partnerships from a scope of work to a full business case in Non VF countries. This will include the details on the business model, the investment and funding needed, the roles of stakeholders needed and projections.

  • Incubate partnership business cases in particular countries. This would include managing start-ups of the partnerships, managing a team of potentially 100+ people, establishing procedures and processes for the start-up, reporting on progress, submission of additional investments and grant requests and documenting learnings. The position doesn’t require being relocated but significant travel time is expected in the start-up phase.

  • Hand over effective partnerships to either World Vision, third parties or VFI operations once the partnership is established and starting to scale up.

  • Document and communicate progress on a monthly basis against plans.

  • Represent VisionFund with key third party partnerships (entities and industry bodies) as these evolve and become more central to the partnership businesses. Focus would be on identifying key partnerships and then building effective relationships. Proposals, presentations (webinars and conferences) and documenting (Reporting) our work on such partnerships.

  • Represent Visionfund in its work with World Vision and particularly the livelihoods team. This includes the following; Technical support on the development and use of the microfinance core project model. Representation on key teams & committees such as livelihoods and Environmental stewardship committee. Engagement with other project models and initiatives where opportunities for greater alignment and the use of microfinance services exist.


  • Minimum 10 + years' experience in working in developing country financial institutions.

  • Experience of operating at senior management level in a financial or INGO institution. Looking at ability to work with and communicate with senior people in Banks, MFIs and INGOs.

  • Proven ability to undertake market research and to deliver some of the range of finance services.

  • Proven ability to take a concept or product to market beyond just a pilot.

  • Ability to be cross culturally sensitive through awareness of cultural differences.

  • Persuasive with good negotiating style to achieve the buy in of key stakeholders and partners.

  • Ability to provide direction and guidance on proposals to ensure that they are designed to meet the needs of the initiative while being appropriate for the funder(s).

  • Technical knowledge of livelihoods/microfinance business models, the investment methods and funding amounts needed, the roles of stakeholders needed and projections of financial and social impact metrics.

  • Strong communication style. The role needs a lot of communication since its working within VFI (multiple levels), and with multiple levels in WV and third parties. Communication needs to focus on understanding and buy in.

  • Proven ability to operate both strategically and at a project management (micro) level. It needs someone who is able to jump into the detail of project management and not just the high level of looking at a plan but also to see the big picture.

  • Must have high integrity and must be approachable.

  • University degree.

  • English fluency.


  • Knowledge of World Vision’s development approach and WV’s microfinance core project model.

  • Microfinance experience.

  • International experience in emerging/developing markets.

  • Knowledge of either French or Spanish.

  • Experience of reporting to funders.

  • Experience of pitching new partnerships.

  • Experience of starting up a business or launching a new development programme.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Travel internationally up to 30% of time.

  • Ability to use computer, attend meetings, travel abroad.

Chief of Party- Improved Pathways to Education / TGU

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Chief of Party (CoP), Improved Pathways to Education.

Fecha límite de aplicación:

Según aplicaciones

Localidad del puesto:


Fecha de inicio vacante:

Según aplicaciones

Cantidad requerida:

1 Plaza

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza permanente


The CoP will be responsible for the overall planning and implementation of the project, as well as for the complete oversight of the project (programmatic, financial, and administrative aspects) and of the project staff. The CoP will lead the coordination with partners, as well as the Government of Honduras, civil society, private sector, and others. S/he will be responsible for communications with USAID to publicly represent the project and to establish contacts with government institutions and other stakeholders interested in issues related to education in Honduras, particularly in the project's focus departments. The CoP will be responsible for ensuring that all project interventions are of high quality and have a measurable impact.

Requisitos Técnicos:

  • Master's degree or specialization in public policy, education, political science, or related career. Preference to education, educational management, and pedagogy.

  • Bachelor's degree in public policy, political science, or related career.

  • Excellent diplomacy skills and proven ability to establish and maintain relationships with USAID, senior government officials and other key stakeholders such as NGOs, CSOs and the private sector.

  • Experience in managing complex USG contracts and agreements required. Mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.

  • Seven to ten years’ experience in implementation of development programs and projects.

  • 10 years of senior management experience.

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals, leadership of large and diverse teams.

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  • Project management and implementation: Direct and oversee the general planning, execution, reporting and management of the project, as well as the achievement of goals and objectives, ensuring compliance according to regulations and guidelines by World Vision and the donor.

  • Quality assurance: Establish high-quality goals, ensuring compliance with technical standards, best practices, and donor guidelines. Establish and maintain effective processes for monitoring and evaluation, reporting, learning, and dissemination of results. Ensure the timely presentation of work plans, quarterly and annual reports, financial reports and any other report required by the donor on established dates. Evaluate the effectiveness of the program and determine the necessary corrective actions to improve project performance.

  • Sustainability/ Capacity Building: Promote the sustainability of project activities through the creation of links and integration with other programs, including WV and USAID programs in the country. Ensure capacity building and strengthening of community partners and organizations, and knowledge management to ensure the transfer of knowledge and responsibilities between the project and World Vision. Ensure adequate training and capacity building of the local organization selected to assume the management of the project.

  • Risk and budget management: Manage the project budget within approved spending levels, ensuring execution through accurate and timely financial reporting to donors and WVUS staff. Ensure that project expenses are reasonable, in accordance with donor rules and regulations, ensuring satisfactory results of audits. Ensure that policies and guidelines (anti-fraud, child protection, anti-corruption, etc.) are in place and activated.

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¿Por qué trabajar con nosotros?

Somos una organización cristiana de ayuda humanitaria, desarrollo y promoción de la justicia que sirve a todas las personas, sin distinción de raza, religión, grupo étnico o género.

Al trabajar con nosotros te conviertes en un protagonista que influye en favor de los niños, niñas, familias y comunidades más vulnerables alrededor del mundo. En Honduras tocamos la vida de más de 75 mil niñas y niños en Honduras, en 12 Departamentos, 28 Programas de Área y 694 comunidades.

Nuestra Causa

Una niñez tiernamente protegida, promotora de una sociedad más justa y segura.

Nuestra Visión

Para cada niño y niña, vida en toda su plenitud.

Nuestra oración para cada corazón, la voluntad de hacer esto posible.

Nuestra Misión

World Vision es una confraternidad internacional de cristianos cuya misión es seguir a Jesucristo, nuestro Señor y Salvador trabajando con los pobres y oprimidos para promover la transformación humana, buscar la justicia y testificar de las buenas nuevas del Reino de Dios

Somos Cristianos

Seguimos a Jesús– en su identificación con los pobres, los que no tienen poder, los afligidos, los oprimidos, los marginados; en su especial preocupación por las niñas y los niños; en su respeto por la dignidad otorgada por Dios a las mujeres de igual manera que a los hombres; en su reto por las actitudes y los sistemas injustos; en su llamado para compartir los recursos con los unos y los otros; en su amor por todas las personas sin discriminación o condiciones; en su oferta de una nueva vida por medio de la fe en Él. A partir de Él nosotros derivamos nuestro entendimiento integral del evangelio del Reino de Dios, el cual forma las bases de nuestra respuesta a la necesidad humana.

Política de Protección de la Niñez y Salvaguardia de Adultos

World Vision es una organización centrada en los niños que se compromete a salvaguardar a todos los niños y adultos beneficiarios, y tiene cero tolerancia para los incidentes de violencia o abuso contra niños o adultos vulnerables, incluida la explotación o el abuso sexual.

Cada miembro potencial del equipo debe comprender la importancia de estos temas y está abierto a más entrenamiento y orientación sobre nuestras políticas y responsabilidades de Safeguarding.

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Regional Operations Director, Africa - VisionFund

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in Africa where VF/WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.


VisionFund is seeking a Regional Operations Director (“ROD”) to support and manage the execution of VisionFund’s strategy in the region. The Regional Head is responsible for ensuring the delivery of the ‘double bottom line’ of financial and social performance / impact in the region and delegates certain aspects to the Regional Operations Director who is more directly involved in supporting individual VisionFund Micro-Finance Institutions (MFIs) with achieving their financial and social impact targets.


Building Capacity in the MFI:

  • Supervise MFI CEOs under the Regional Operations Directors remit and manage performance expectations in support to local MFI and global VFI priorities, ensuring balanced achievement of MFI double bottom-lines of social and financial performance.

  • Lead the delivery of business plans of individual MFIs. This includes monitoring, analysis, problem identification and recommendations that will ensure improved quality of delivery of financial services, improved control environment and increased alignment of strategy.

  • Mentorship, coaching and effective onboarding/orientation of new CEOs in assigned MFIs.

Governance and Management:

  • As Regional Operations Director, the job holder will be required to take on a board role within the assigned MFIs.

  • The person is expected in their duties as a board member of an MFI to reflect the best interests of VFI and to make, where needed, decisions that support such a position.

  • Responsible for ensuring MFIs have well-operating boards and are in compliance with local laws, regulatory requirements and WV/VFI policies, procedures and directives.

  • Ensuring that there is adequate coordination and monitoring of internal and external audit responses by assigned MFIs management.

Acting in a Management capacity within an MFI during staffing gaps:

  • If gaps are identified in the CEO, COO or CFO position that are likely to significantly impact the performance of the MFI and in particular put the MFI at risk then the Regional Operations Director will be required under the direction of the Regional Head to take on a management role in the MFI.

  • This can be up to 3 or 6 months while a suitable replacement is being recruited. During this period the ROD will take on the roles of the required position and will continue to report to the Regional Head, but may have an added reporting line into the MFI depending on the position.

  • Works closely with the MFI board and VFI senior leadership in the recruitment process of 3-Suit positions in the assigned MFI(s).

Personal and Staff Development:

  • As a Christian VisionFund leader, facilitate the spiritual and professional development of MFI CEOs and direct reports.

  • Develop clear individual goals, manageable and measurable targets and ongoing feedback and support to achieve them.

  • Provide timely and regular staff performance coaching & feedback as well as an annual review of performance and individual development plans.

  • Attend weekly virtual operations meetings and other meetings as required by the Regional Head.

  • Participation in chapel and devotions.

Security and Safeguarding Responsibilities:

  • In some cases, the ROD may have responsibility for security as Focal Point for the region.

  • The ROD will be kept informed through existing mechanisms of any Client, staff or stakeholder Safeguarding issues happening in their assigned MFI(s)/Countries.

  • ROD will carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned, including administrative and planning functions both within and outside the region.


  • The key ability VisionFund is seeking is leadership. In addition to experience with microfinance and banking operations (lending, deposit taking), the successful candidate will have experience developing and nurturing a talented team, and spotting improvement opportunities and making those happen in a complex and dynamic environment. In addition, the following specific knowledge, skills and abilities are required, and may have been acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self education, prior experience or on the job training.

  • Marketing and Financial Services development experience.

  • Strong Operational Skills in microfinance ideally gained in the relevant region through managing MFIs.

  • Experience working in a multinational and multicultural environment with proven cross-cultural effectiveness. Must be cross culturally sensitive and flexible as the jobholder will work with associates from different cultural contexts and timezones. Flexibility on hours to contact people within wide time zone differences is required.

  • Extensive leadership experience, largely in a financial services, banking or microfinance environment. Experienced leader of people, committed to developing and encouraging staff. Effective coach and able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures.

  • Given the need to control financial risk within the MFI’s, it is imperative that the jobholder will have good financial analysis, risk management and accounting skills, and strong internal control and project management skills including familiarity with internal audit processes.

  • Communication skills, problem solving, diplomacy skills, negotiation and conflict management skills are all required in this senior management role working with multiple MFIs. Excellence in communication and influencing skills in both oral and written forms, with a variety of stakeholders.

  • Ability to balance Christian values with sound commercial practices and commitment to the core values, mission and vision of VisionFund.

  • Good organizational skills, and highly developed consulting skills, with ability to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people. Must be able to simultaneously manage multiple priorities and projects.

  • Balanced and respectful approach to groups’ differing responsibilities and priorities. Sensitive to complexity of World Vision direction, MFI board independence and shareholder requirements.

  • Must be experienced in managing effective support of accounting and loan tracking systems.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or Economics, or equivalent level of knowledge gained through work experience.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French.


  • Thorough knowledge and extensive experience in governance and compliance, microfinance and banking operations.

  • Although central treasury expertise will be provided by VisionFund Global Centre this person should have an understanding of balance sheet risk management including interest rate risk, liquidity risk and foreign exchange risk as well as bank funding processes and contracting.

  • Solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30 - 40% of the time. Most travel will be within the specific region, with periods of up to six months in a leadership role in an MFI.

  • Occasional travel to other regions / global conferences or meetings.

Chief of Party Global Fund Project Nicaragua

*Please submit your CV in English or Spanish.


As Chief of Party - Global Fund Project Nicaragua: HIV and Tuberculosis (TB) Combined Grant, you will provide oversight and technical leadership, administration, fiscal management, and grant and contract administration and management, assuring quality, impact and cost effectiveness. You will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities. You will ensure an integrated vision among different components and implementing partners, and a focus on achieving the results as defined in the grant contract with the donor and promote an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. You will have an overall responsibility of managing all staff of the Global Fund Unit (PRMU).

You will work collaboratively with Ministry of Health (MOH) of the Government of Nicaragua, the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM), the support teams from World Vision US (WVUS) and World Vision International (WVI), and all other stakeholders.


Ensure efficient financial and programmatic implementation of the TB & HIV grant, funded by the Global Fund:

  • An actionable, costed Annual Operating Plan that has been drafted and agreed upon by all stakeholders (to include Global Fund, CCM and World Vision support offices).

  • Successful oversight and leadership of a Management Team consisting of one Financial Manager, one Program & Monitoring Manager, one Supply Chain Manager and on executive assistant.

  • In-depth, quality monthly monitoring of budgetary execution/spending through the Program and Monitoring Manager.

  • Structured, monthly monitoring of progress towards achieving program targets through Program & Monitoring Manager.

  • Timely and accurate execution of six-monthly internal control audits through the Finance Manager.

  • An Action Plan for corrective measures to better reach budgetary/spending and programmatic goals, based on findings of the annual external audit (if corrective action is needed).

  • Updated, approved budget reallocations based on the findings of the annual external audit (if reallocation is needed).

  • Timely, quality and accurate reports elaborated with the WVNIC Global Fund Management Team; vetted by WVUS, and submitted to Global Fund, in accordance with the World Vision Tripartite Agreement (WVNICA-WVUS-WVI), and as scheduled the Global Fund.

  • Purchase plan for HIV & TB commodities prepared and launched in conjunction with the CCM and the Global Fund.

  • Monthly updates regarding impact of COVID-19 on programmatic and financial goals sent to the Local Fund Agent (LFA).

Ensure adherence to the WV-Global Fund agreement:

  • Understanding of the WV-Global Fund agreement, including the distinctive roles of WVNICA, WVUS and WVI.

  • Positive, healthy, communicative relationships established and fostered with all members of the WV team (to include WVNICA, WVUS and WVI); promotion of such relationships to peers and team in WVNIC (“One World Vision”).

  • Collaboration with WVUS and WVI to compile rendering of accounts for the Global Fund.

  • Monthly follow-up with technical staff, Sub-Recipients (SRs), and any other necessary parties to observe if the HIV & TB Performance Framework is being fulfilled.

  • In coordination with local People & Culture WVNIC and WVUS, timely and appropriate contracting processes.

In conjunction with the Global Fund, and as supported by WVUS, ensure robust and timely programmatic and budgetary progress, including proper environment and internal control actions/activities performed by the sub-recipients of the HIV & TB grant:

  • Structured, deliberate follow-up and monitoring of monthly/quarterly/annual goals and objectives of sub-recipients.

  • Follow-up around contract performance, use of the SR manual and action plans based on SR audits.

  • Compliance with Finance, Supply Chain and Legal Policies and Procedures – across all stakeholders (WVNICA, WVUS, WVI, CCM, Global fund), ensuring on the part of the Management Team and SRs.

Maintain strategic relationships with the CCM, and other in-country institutions engaged in gathering of information and implementation of HIV & TB:

  • Actions are coordinated with the CCM to update: List of health supplies, country strategic plans and evaluation of HIV & TB plans.

  • Capacity of SRs built in financial management , program management, monitoring and evaluation and financial and programmatic reporting, among other things, in order to achieve project goals.

  • Advocacy for public policies and private initiatives on health projects related to the project, specifically related to health access for key populations and human rights.

Follow and implement WV Child Protection Policy:

  • Ensure that World Vision is a safe organization for children.

Participate in the national-level emergency response team in case of emergency situations:

  • Participate in humanitarian response operations in case of national-level emergencies.

  • Collaborate with CCM in the annual update of the Country Contingency Plan.

  • Ensure submission of COVID19 monthly updates to the LFA.

Identify or participate in the raising of funds for health programming:

  • Identify potential leveraging of funds at the National Office level.

Encourage staff care and wellbeing by fully complying with WV policies and protocols in close coordination with People and Culture unit:

  • Take an active role in devotionals and other activities that promote spiritual growth.

  • Support and ensure personal and institutional-level staff care and wellbeing initiatives.

  • Treat all members of WVNICA, WVUS, WVI, CCM and Global Fund with respect and patience, based on mutual Christian values.


  • Minimum of eight years’ experience in international development, with a focus on public health and infectious disease management or in the administration of complex, public health projects in low- and middle-income country contexts and complex operating environments.

  • Minimum of five years’ experience managing programs in Latin America , preferably in Nicaragua.

  • Experience with national programs funded by international cooperation mechanics.

  • More than five years direct experience working with the Global Fund in some capacity (as staff, consultant, or in a national program); in-depth knowledge of Global Fund’s mission, structure, and systems.

  • Proven experience in project design and operation, monitoring and evaluation, and strategic planning.

  • Demonstrable experience in managing and reporting on multi-million dollar budgets.

  • Demonstrable experience working with sub-grantees in financial and programmatic reporting.

  • Knowledge of HIV and TB prevention and care.

  • Experience interacting with diverse stakeholders, from beneficiaries to government officials.

  • Experience working in politically sensitive environments.

  • Master’s degree or higher in Public Health, Health Economics, Public Administration, Project Management, Business, or related field (required).

  • Specialized certificates in HIV, TB, program management, human rights, policy, or related fields (preferred).

  • Fluent in Spanish, both written and spoken (required).

  • Proficient in English, both written and spoken (required).

  • General comfort level with technology is required with proficient in Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel, SharePoint and PowerPoint expected (familiarity with Salesforce, Google Drive, Drop Box, Zoom/MS Teams preferred).

  • Excellent communication skills; agility in synthesizing complex issues and communicating them to varied stakeholders.

  • Detail-oriented and organized, self-motivated, and strong analytical skills.

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, effectively analyze problems, and recommend appropriate solutions.

  • Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time with accuracy and thoroughness; responds promptly.

  • Strong level of self-awareness, interpersonal skills, intercultural skills and diplomacy.

  • Follows policies and procedures, maintains confidentiality, and works with integrity and ethics.

  • Listens well and seeks clarification with an ability to learn and assimilate information quickly.


  • Experience managing teams of five or more.

  • Experience working in federated organizations, and/or a matrix decision-making structure.

  • Experience in organizational capacity-building, coaching and training.

  • Experience in leading multilateral programs focused on human rights and sexual diversity.

  • Experience networking with private and public institutions engaged in public health actions at the national and international level.

  • Experience negotiating and reaching a consensus in different environments.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Flexible and willing to participate in conference calls outside of regular business hours, work remotely and travel as needed.

  • Willingness and ability to travel nationally up to 30%.

People & Culture (HR) Director



POSITION: People & Culture (HR) Director: Grade Level 18

Localisation: Dakar

Number: 01

Type of Contract: Fixed-term full time contract (1 year), Open - ended full time contract after 2 years if you got a good performance

Purpose of the position :

To provide strategic leadership to WV Senegal in the area of people management & organisational development in order to optimize organisational performance, fulfill World Vision’s mission, vision, and core values, and to contribute to the measurable improvement of the well-being of vulnerable children and communities in Senegal.

The P&C Director is primarily responsible for developing and promoting P&C strategy, leadership development and sustainability, staff and organisational well-being, performance and accountability culture, diverse and talented workforce with the right set of mindsets and behaviours, internal and external networking for greater impact and a professional and sustainable P&C function in the organization.

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

The P&C Director is responsible for the direction, coordination, management and evaluation of the human resources functions and activities for the human resources department, in support of the mission, goals and objectives of World Vision Senegal. Additionally, in conjunction with the Senior Leadership Team, the P&C Director serves in a leadership role to provide strategic and technical human resources services and guidance to all parts of World Vision Senegal.

Major Responsibilities:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected


Ensuring Strategy development and execution

  • Provide strategic guidance and input to the senior leadership team in the alignment and execution of the National Office Strategy and business plans with Our Promise.

  • Develop and implement the People and Culture (P&C) strategy and business plan in support of and in alignment with country, regional and global strategic priorities.

  • Spearhead the monitoring and reporting of people & culture metrics related to talent acquisition, development, retention, partnering for performance, employee engagement and organisational leadership.

  • Advise and support the National Director and the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) in engagement on critical issues relating to attraction, development, deployment, retention and separation of staff.

  • Serve and contribute as a member of the Crisis Management Team to ensure safety and security of staff. Serve as a member of the National Disaster Management Team, as applicable.

P&C guidance on WV Senegal Strategy alignment, business plan development and execution.

P&C strategy and annual business plan in alignment with global, regional and national strategic priorities.

P&C metrics monitored and reported for efficiency on talent acquisition, development, retention, performance management, employee engagement and organisational leadership.

Active and well-functioning Crisis management and National Disaster management teams with an active participation and contribution from P&C.


Promoting Leadership quality and sustainability

  • Build the capacity, depth and breadth of National Office and Projects leadership to meet the evolving leadership needs, to realise Our Promise and to enable transformational mindsets and behaviours.

  • Identify and nurture globally, regionally and in-country mobile talent to support leadership and career development, succession planning and retention of high potential managers and leaders in fragile and conflict areas and to prepare a pipeline for future leadership for grants.

  • Design and spread head the capacity development of staff to prepare staff to work the required mindset and behaviors in most vulnerable areas

  • Design and execute an orientation and on-boarding strategy that will enable staff to understand Our Promise and its implications on World Vision’s work in different contexts, including fragile and prepare with the right mindset and behaviors to address the needs of grants management

Leadership needs addressed.

Mindset and behaviours transformed to realise Our Promise.

Succession planning and Talent management in place.

Potential successors for core and critical positions and HIPOs for future leadership identified and systematically nurtured.

Staff capacity fully developed with a changed mind-set and behaviours to meet organisational needs.

Orientation strategy in place that helps new staff to understand and align with Our Promise, fragile contexts program and grants management.


Ensuring Staff engagement and well-being

  • Maximise staff well-being to enable staff to embrace the opportunities and challenges in meeting Our Promise. Contextualise, promote and support systems, services and programs for staff well-being.

  • Execute the Our Voice survey and leverage the results to enhance Staff and Organisational Well-being. Together with the senior leadership team, plan and drive measurable improvements in Organisational Leadership, Culture, Agility and Effectiveness.

  • Strengthen the quality of Staff Care and Peer Support interventions especially in fragile, response and conflict areas.

  • Identify the organisational culture gaps and plan culture change interventions to promote leadership and staff mindset & behaviour changes to deliver our promise to the most vulnerable children.

  • Design and execute compensation and benefits strategy, systems and processes in alignment to Our Promise that enable the organisation to attract and retain required staff for fragile contexts;

  • Contextualize international assignment benefits package to suit WV-Senegal National Office strategy and budget

Improved staff well-being.

Contextualised support systems, services and programs for staff well-being.

Our Voice survey executed annually.

Action plans developed and executed on organisational leadership, culture, agility and effectiveness.

Staff care and peer support interventions in fragile, response and conflict areas.

Culture change interventions developed and executed to promote mindset and behaviour changes of staff to deliver Our Promise.

Compensation and benefits strategy, systems and processes in alignment with Our Promise.


Promoting Accountability and performance culture

  • Maximize accountability for Organizational culture, agility, and effectiveness which drives high performance and realization of Our Promise.

  • Lead structure realignment processes to match program requirements, including pre-positioning for emergency responses.

  • Promote a culture of diversity and encourage spiritual development of Christian leaders, promote interfaith principles and values and oneness among Christian and staff of other faith.

  • Spearhead the performance management process, strengthen the quality of performance and promote career conversations in the office.

  • Review and contextualise global and regional P&C Policies to WV Senegal P&C policies for international assignees and national staff and ensure alignment with Country labour laws.

  • Ensure people management risks are identified and the organisation regularly reviews and implements adequate risk mitigation measures for WV Senegal.

  • Provide leadership in educating staff on employee relations and investigations protocol and ensure cases are managed confidentially and promptly.

  • Oversee grievance management, corrective and disciplinary actions in line with organizational policies.

Program Growth, down-sizing and pre-positioning for emergency done well.

Spiritual formation for Christian Leaders. Inter-faith training for all staff.

Culture of diversity and unity visible in the organization.

Partnering for performance management process in place. On-going Performance and career conversations in place at all levels.

Approved IA and National Staff P&C policies, systems and processes in compliance with Senegal labour laws.

Reviewed and updated risk registers. Risk mitigation measures in place

Staff fully aware of Ethics point.

IIM cases are uploaded and managed properly.


Developing Capable and available workforce

  • Spearhead the acquisition and prepositioning of a diverse and talented workforce using work force planning

  • Ensure that the WV Senegal’s recruitment policy, system and processes are well established for acquiring talent with required competencies, mindsets and behaviours required to realise Our Promise.

  • Ensure monitoring and reporting systems for national & international hires are effectively managed.

  • Promote gender diversity through appropriate identification of talent at all levels.

  • Establish a roster system or database to call upon potential talents that were identified in past interviews for consideration in new opportunities.

Work force planning in place.

Effective staff acquisition and retention.

Well-designed recruitment policy, systems and processes to attract HIPOs with the required mind-set and behaviours.

Effective monitoring and reporting systems for IA and National staff recruitments.

Gender and diversity ratio maintained for staff at all levels.


Developing a strategic and professional People & Culture Team

  • Ensure that the People & Culture function has the required capacity, capability, systems, processes, policies and guidelines to drive transformation of mindsets and behaviours and realisation of Our Promise.

  • Promote a customer centric culture in the People & Culture function, ensuring professionalism and accountability in delivering services to staff and leaders.

  • Provide overall leadership and technical support to the P&C team, coaching and mentoring the team through regular meetings, sharing and monitoring individual plans to support professional growth and development.

  • Design efficient P&C systems and processes with a particular focus on process excellence and ensure that Our People is fully operational with accurate and complete information for decision making.

High caliber and professional P&C team.

Effective service delivery of P&C team to all stakeholders.

Regular coaching and mentoring of P&C staff by P&C Director.

Our People system is fully operational with 100% accuracy and effectively utilized.


Promoting external and internal coordination

  • Establish proactive linkages and strategic networks with key International NGOs and other stakeholders at the national and international level for broader impact and also to keep abreast of the ongoing changes in the external environment that affects the fragile context operations.

  • Consistently develop and maintain effective working relationships with Regional P&C, SLT and different departments including field based program managers.

Proactive engagement, improved networking and linkage with INGOs and other stakeholders for information sharing and context awareness.

Improved networking with internal stakeholders at the Regional and National Office level.


Talent Planning

National Offices in the area of Talent Management, staff development, performance management and Organizational Development (OD), In doing so, the incumbent is expected to:

  • Work with the Global Center and the Regional P&C Director in implementing global initiatives that represent the vehicles for achieving the talent agenda for World Vision Senegal;

  • Assess the Senegal context to find opportunities that can be harnessed and articulate it in a talent management strategy to guide the agenda in National office.

WV’s Core Competencies


Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Education: Master’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field;

  • Seven (7) years of progressively leadership, responsible management or supervisory level experience in human resources in a complex and progressive human resources environment;

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Professional qualifications in Human Resource Management or Organisational Development (OD) or Leadership Development.

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Senior Human Resources Management position in an international organisation.

  • Experience working in conflict and fragile contexts, as applicable.

  • The candidate should have a personal calling, passion for service.

Additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  • Experience working with Senegal and other countries labor laws;

  • Experience in risk management in high risk and sensitive environments.

  • Proven success as a dynamic and empowering leader who possesses a positive attitude to instill a vision for excellence with innovation and creativity.

  • Experience in risk management in high risk and sensitive environments;

  • Effective leadership abilities; strategic thinking, planning and problem solving;

  • Record of initiating change and innovation

  • Superior communication skills, both in written and verbal presentation

  • Effective human relations abilities to effect collaborative alliances and promote teamwork and ensure a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction and engagement.

  • Ability to succeed in a complex environment where decision-making may be diffuse and ambiguous.

  • Proven success in developing a large high performing staff, establishing performance standards, and transitioning staff through organizational change, with an emphasis on the ability to recruit and manage a culturally diverse workforce.

  • A high degree of professionalism and competency dealing with a variety of individuals including, international assignees, senior executives, middle managers and external constituents.

  • Experience in preparing operating and capital budgets;

  • An ability to organize and present data in a concise and easily understood manner, often to professionals and board members.

  • Ability to be recognized as a positive change agent.

  • Conflict management and resolution skills.

License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:

  • HEAT (hostile environment awareness training) and SRMT (security risk management training) or a UN equivalent

  • RDMT Training

  • Enterprise Risk Management Training

  • Staff care and Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training

  • Certification in trauma counselling or certain basic training in this area

  • Interfaith training

  • MSTC (or similar trainings on context monitoring)

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Visionary thinking and understanding of humanitarian operations in fragile contexts.

  • Proven record of managing people in a diverse cross-cultural and interfaith settings and initiating and implementing organisational change in restricted and fragile contexts.

  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – Ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

  • Familiarity with INGO international staffing policies and sound knowledge of Regional/ Country labour laws.

  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Highly flexible and agile in style with the ability to produce creative and pragmatic solutions to complex Human Resources problems.

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills and systems thinking.

  • Agile decision making - knowledge for P&C/global policies at hand to facilitate decisions.

  • Personal resilience in the face of complex and evolving contexts.

  • Proven facilitation skills.

  • Team player.

  • Champions and manages innovation.

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.

  • External engagement, internal engagement and networking skills.

  • Very good OD and change management skills especially the ability to design and execute OD interventions in a fragile & grants funding context.

Additional work experience preferred for this position.

  • Experience in emergency response scenario planning process.

  • Peer mentoring and coaching from a seasoned leader who has worked in these contexts long enough.

Interpersonal skills

1. Motivate and inspire staff and leadership to work in challenging and high risk areas.

2. Inspire staff commitment to work for the most vulnerable children in war/ conflict zones.

Work Environment:

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.

Process of hiring

Individual interview with a panel.


To apply, you need to send a letter of motivation addressed to the National Director of World Vision Senegal, accompanied by a CV, as following:

Internally, please go to Our People in your ESS in JOBS (Development Actions- Open Position);

Externally, go through the link

Deadline for application: 26th September 2021

Director, Sponsorship Marketing

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.


The Sponsorship Marketing Director heads up the strategic direction of World Vision’s sponsorship marketing and customer experience to sponsorship target audiences globally and is responsible for growing sponsor acquisitions in order to return sponsorship fundraising income to growth (currently at $1bn annually).

In close collaboration with global stakeholders and 30 local fundraising offices, this role will provide global leadership and coordination to sponsorship audience targeting, lead nurture and channel strategies, as well as testing and scaling of the repositioned sponsorship marketing offer variations and the proven, acquisition-driving best practices in order to reach, cultivate and convert an increasing number of high-quality sponsorship acquisitions.

The ideal candidate is someone with a strong consumer marketing and fundraising background, sound proof of successful acquisition of new customers at scale and a deep knowledge base of how World Vision sponsorship program works, to ensure the balancing of audience needs and expectations with our field work goals and realities.


Provide global leadership and governance to sponsorship acquisitions:

  • Lead a global, virtual team of marketing professionals and consultants who will directly report to this role.

  • Lead sponsorship acquisitions across World Vision Partnership and provide global governance and coordination, bringing together all sponsor acquisition focused local and global subject matter experts and practitioners to drive sponsorship acquisition growth.

  • Build trusted relationships and lead regular collaboration and alignment with the acquisition and channel leads in the largest 8 fundraising offices to support delivery of their local sponsorship acquisition commitments.

Lead global sponsorship audience targeting:

  • Lead data-driven sponsorship prospect audience understanding and profiling that shapes marketing, channel and audience targeting decisions and increases effectiveness.

  • Lead the development and evolution of the sponsorship prospect lead nurture strategy and channel strategy across the RACE funnel.

Lead Chosen scaling across all fundraising offices:

  • Lead scaling of Chosen Invitation end-to-end in close collaboration with all the fundraising and field offices and with global stakeholders.

  • Provide global resources, tools and assets to accelerate Chosen scaling across markets.

  • Provide leadership support to relevant global stakeholders to ensure the field effort is feasible and processes simplified, and to ensure the required tech capabilities are developed and available.

Lead testing and scaling of repositioned and alternative sponsorship offers:

  • Lead global scaling of the repositioned sponsorship marketing offer across offices.

  • Lead in-market testing of various sponsorship offers and invitations that align with the new positioning and scale successes globally.

  • Lead the global direction, definitions and positioning of various marketing offers/invitations, including Chosen and ‘traditional’ sponsorship, and provide global resources, tools and assets for scaling.

  • Lead global innovation related to sponsorship acquisition approaches across the Partnership.

  • Provide leadership support to ensure the field effort is feasible and processes simplified, and to ensure the required tech capabilities are developed and available.

Lead scaling of sponsor acquisition driving best practices across all fundraising offices:

  • Lead identification, sharing, documentation and scaling of fundraising office best practices that have proven to drive sponsorship acquisitions across the RACE funnel.

  • Develop minimum experience standards for sponsorship prospect audiences based on proven best practices and data-led insights, and lead the annual updates and global scaling effectively through all fundraising offices.

  • Influence the field-facing sponsorship standards to enable the defined prospect experience.

  • Lead development of tools, resources, internal communications and guidance as required to scale the defined best practice and standards.

Provide leadership support to sponsorship marketing activities across the Partnership:

  • Provide leadership support to global brand, campaigns and content and ensure alignment with sponsorship positioning, marketing offer, messaging and audience targeting, and usage of global assets by local fundraising offices.

  • Partner with global communications and advocacy to ensure common goals and inclusion of sponsorship into their activities.


  • 10-15 years in marketing, fundraising or related role, including 5 years at a senior management level with demonstrable success in achieving growth.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience leading a sponsor acquisition related function within one of the largest World Vision Support offices or experience leading a marketing function focused on new customer acquisition within a global, federated organization.

  • Proven success in leading consumer marketing or fundraising campaigns and activities across multiple mass and in-person channels.

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain trusted, effective working relationships with fellow marketing leads within an international organization.

  • Proven ability to lead by influence and collaborate effectively to deliver strong performance and committed results across all stakeholders.

  • Proven ability to lead consultants, agencies and external vendors to meet an overarching common goal.

  • Proven ability to influence and manage expectations of business customers and senior leaders/management by proactive planning and frequent, intentional communication.

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Marketing, Marketing Strategy, Digital Marketing, Fundraising or closely related field.

  • No criminal records or other registered child protection violations.

  • Fluent and effective in written and verbal communication in English.


  • Exceptional ability to lead change through virtually managed relationships and influence, across diversity of cultures/people and across multiple geographic locations.

  • A clear strategic marketing thinker with attention to detail as required and with ability to synthesize complex concepts into actionable plans and lead them to completion.

  • Must be highly self-motivated, proactive and driven to succeed in a multi-faceted, fast-paced, virtual working environment.

  • Consumer product/experience marketing background.

  • Excellent communications skills, interpersonal skills and virtual influencing skills in English.

  • Understanding of international development and empathy for people dealing with poverty or oppression.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 25%.

Director, Sponsor Experience

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.


The Sponsor Experience Director heads up the strategic direction of the customer experience to the existing 2.6+ million World Vision sponsors globally and is responsible for growing sponsor retention through providing an experience that inspires, empowers and delights our sponsors in order to return sponsorship fundraising income to growth (currently at $1bn annually).

This role will provide global leadership to sponsor experience and related enablers across World Vision Partnership, bringing together stakeholders from 30 local fundraising offices and global teams across a range of areas to digitally transform, annually update and globally scale the experience that is proven to drive sponsor retention and loyalty.

The ideal candidate is someone with a strong customer experience and relationship marketing background, sound proof of successful retention of existing customers at scale and a deep knowledge base of how World Vision sponsorship program works end-to-end, both from the field office and fundraising office perspective.


Provide global leadership and governance to sponsor retention:

  • Lead a global team of customer experience and retention professionals and consultants who will directly report to this role.

  • Lead sponsor retention across World Vision Partnership and provide global governance and coordination, bringing together all sponsor experience and retention focused local and global stakeholders to drive sponsor retention growth.

  • Build trusted relationships and lead collaboration and alignment with the experience and retention leads in the largest 8 fundraising offices to support delivery of their local sponsor retention commitments.

  • Provide leadership support and influence into technical and field related global decisions to ensure alignment with and enablement of sponsor experience/retention objectives.

Lead global sponsor insights and profiling:

  • Lead global sponsor insights, understanding and profiling to shape the global sponsor experience and feature design and delivery.

  • Lead the development and evolution of the sponsor journey moves management strategy across the sponsor loyalty loop stages.

  • Lead identification, understanding and profiling of the high-risk sponsor groups across offices.

Lead global scaling of the digital transformation, the ‘sponsor experience leapfrog’ across all fundraising offices:

  • In close collaboration with local and global stakeholders, lead the design of the globally aligned digital-first sponsor experience, related journeys and touchpoints.

  • Actively lead the digital transformation of the sponsor experience globally, the transition from paper-first to digital-first experience and the full digitization, automation and simplification of the experience delivery.

  • Provide leadership and direction to the global Mobile App and WV United 4 sponsor portal roadmaps and sprint planning to ensure full alignment with sponsor experience ‘leapfrog’.

  • Provide leadership support to identify, design, develop and scale the new global capabilities that enable the digital-first sponsor experience.

  • Partner effectively across global teams to ensure continuous improvements to all field features and content reflect sponsor experience ‘leapfrog’ requirements.

Lead scaling and evolution of the minimum sponsor experience standards and related retention driving best practices across all fundraising offices:

  • Lead identification, sharing, documentation and scaling of fundraising office best practices that have proven to drive sponsor retention.

  • Lead the annual updates, evolution and global scaling of the minimum sponsor experience standards, based on proven best practices, data-led insights and field-facing child sponsorship standards, and manage exceptions effectively across all fundraising offices.

  • Provide leadership support in the definition and evolution of the enabling field-facing child sponsorship standards and manage global exceptions with fundraising offices.

  • Lead development of tools, resources, internal communications and guidance as required to scale the best practice and experience standards.

  • Ensure the globally scaled sponsor experience accurately represents the global brand, sponsorship marketing offer/invitations, the field features and fieldwork realities and the child safety guidance, and uses evidence-based impact claims and relevant global content.

  • Ensure our sponsor experience field features are regularly audited for value contribution to sponsor satisfaction and retention rates, ensuring the field is only creating what is necessary to maintain sponsor retention rates.

Lead testing and scaling of tailored treatments to high-risk sponsor profiles:

  • Lead testing and scaling of various data-led treatments to identified, highrisk sponsor profiles at times when most likely to cancel, incl. onboarding and programme completions.

  • Lead development of global resources, tools, guidance and assets required to scale successes across all fundraising offices.


  • 10-15 years in customer experience, marketing, fundraising or related role, including 5 years at a senior management level with demonstrable success in achieving growth.

  • Minimum of 5 yrs of work experience leading a sponsorship marketing, product, experience or retention related function within one of the largest World Vision fundraising offices, or experience leading a marketing/experience function focused on customer retention within a global, federated organization.

  • Proven success in leading customer experience or retention campaigns or activities in digital channels.

  • Proven ability to develop and maintain trusted, effective working relationships with fellow experience or retention leads within an international organisation.

  • Proven ability to lead by influence and collaborate effectively to deliver strong performance and committed results across all stakeholders.

  • Proven ability to lead consultants, agencies and external vendors to meet an overarching common goal.

  • Proven ability to influence and manage expectations of business customers and senior leaders/management by proactive planning and frequent, intentional communication.

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Customer Experience, Marketing, Strategic Marketing, Product Marketing, Relationship Marketing, Fundraising or closely related field.

  • No criminal records or other registered child protection violations.

  • Fluent and effective in written and verbal communication in English.


  • Exceptional ability to lead change through virtually managed relationship and influence, across diversity of cultures/people and across multiple geographic locations.

  • A clear strategic marketing thinker with attention to detail as required and with ability to synthesize complex concepts into actionable plans and lead them to completion.

  • Must be highly self-motivated and driven to succeed in a multi-faceted, fast-paced, virtual working environment.

  • Knowledge of digital marketing, user experience design and/or mobile app experience/product management.

  • Excellent communications skills, interpersonal skills and virtual influencing skills.

  • Understanding of World Vision’s Child Sponsorship model, both from a Support Office and National Office perspective.

  • Understanding of international development and empathy for people dealing with poverty or oppression.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 25%.