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Chief of Party (FRAMES Consortium Project)

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Chief of Party (CoP) will have overall responsibility for coordination of all FRAMES Consortium project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the FRAMES Consortium and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.

The CoP shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in Afghanistan.

S/he will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant. The CoP is expected to have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

Country and Grant Context:

WV Afghanistan together with its partners will be implementing the USAID BHA funded Fostering Resilience in Afghanistan through Multi-Sector Emergency Support (FRAMES) project. The FRAMES project responds to the needs of displaced populations, returnees, and host communities in Afghanistan’s Northern, Western, Southern, and Central Highlands provinces. The WV led FRAMES consortium is providing holistic, multi-sectoral interventions to meet the urgent needs of these communities, building on each partner’s strong operational presence, community acceptance, and existing work in these regions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Relationships Management:

  • Serve as the Primary contact point between World Vision Afghanistan (WVA) and USAID in Afghanistan.

  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with grant donor in close collaboration with World Vision Afghanistan Grant Aquisition Management (GAM) team.

  • Liaise with 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.

  • CoP will liase regularly with the Project steering committee based on the Consortium Governance manual.

Consortium Operations Management:

  • Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the project.

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff 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.

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

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

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

  • Manage PMU staff and ensure that they support all consortium partners equally and fairly in an agency neutral approach.

  • Manage risks associated with implementing the FRAMES project and ensure that the consortium follows the agreed incident management protocols.

Programmatic and Financial Compliance

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.

  • Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

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

  • 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.

Growth and Continuity:

  • Research new funding opportunities and develop and write funding proposals, to plug any funding gaps and if second phase of the grant or cost extension is planned.

  • Close cooperation with NO GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the NO GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A Master's degree in related field or equivalent qualifications in grant management and a technical field in developing countries.

  • 7+ years of extensive international humanitarian experience managing large grant-funded projects.

  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably.

  • 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 BHA programs, their history and their development; mastery of BHA regulations governing such programs.

  • USAID/BHA and/or other funding agencies; their policies and regulations.

  • 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 a CoP or senior expert advisor required.

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

  • Fluency in English and the relevant other UN language, if it is officially used in the country.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred.

  • Experience in a senior Operations management position is essential.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Director, Network and Security Operations

*Preferred position location: Federal Way, Washington or Monrovia, CA. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in the United States where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Director, Network and Security Operations role is an influential role that determines how to implement the defined technology strategy and is a member of the AWG (architecture working group) for the partnership. This position is responsible for managing the Network and Security Operations group to deliver solutions on a global scale and ensure support for operational activities. The teams will define and maintain technical standards/roadmaps and work closely with field staff to deploy and/or support. This position champions architectural principles, artifacts, and technical roadmaps to create an environment that is responsive to change and supports the delivery of the business strategy.

Individuals in the IT Director II roles are responsible for managing, maintaining and developing global IT processes and standards relevant to their area. They manage multiple IT processes within one functional area and provide IT services to multiple regions globally.

Individuals within the IT leadership job family have responsibility for activities that contribute to planning, creating and implementing an IT vision and strategy aligned with the company’s strategic business plan. They oversee the development of corporate standards, technology architecture, technology evaluation and transfer. They manage small to large teams of people responsible for developing and delivering IT solutions for the business and customers. Each role within this job family provides technical and business leadership to their organizations as well as to the business.

IT Leaders are also responsible for analyzing trends in technology, assessing the impact of emerging technologies on the business, providing solutions to address technology and business issues, and managing financial resources while ensuring the development of high-quality technology solutions. These solutions must be developed at the best possible cost and be aligned with customer and business needs while establishing relationships with employees and key internal and external stakeholders. They are also responsible for participating and leading the development of an IT governance framework that defines the working relationships and sharing of IT components among various IT groups within the organization.

To be successful, individuals must possess a combination of business, technical and leadership skills and competencies. This requires an understanding of client’s business needs, processes and functions. They also need a solid knowledge of IT infrastructure, architecture, applications development and support, networks, and computer operations. In addition, individuals working in this job family must have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others.

Individuals in the Architect job family interface across all business areas, acting as visionaries to proactively assist in defining the direction for future projects. They conceive strategies, solutions, build consensus, and sell/execute solutions. They are involved in all aspects of the project life cycle, from the initial kickoff through the requirements analysis, design and implementation. Additional responsibilities may include the establishment of the overall architectural viewpoints and the establishment and oversight of organization standards and policies. Architects identify major system interfaces, build e-business capabilities, and identify existing architecture weaknesses and opportunities for systems.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Business and IT Strategy:

  • Implements the tactical components of the IT strategy at an Enterprise level.

  • Works with business partners to understand business needs.

  • Manages the development and implementation of IT initiatives to support business strategy.

Change Management:

  • Embraces and executes change through frequent, communication to staff and clients about the change and the impact of the change (individual and business).

  • Consistently advocates for the change.

  • Coaches staff through the change.

  • Identifies and removes obstacles to change.

Governance:

  • Provides input into demand management process and executes on plan.

Architecture:

  • Provides input to technology planning within a functional area.

  • Implements solutions consistent within current context of overall architecture.

Process Improvements:

  • Implements defined process improvements.

Finance:

  • Participates in the development of IT budgets.

  • Tracks and takes appropriate steps to stay within budget.

  • Provides high-quality services at optimal cost to customers.

  • Measures service performance and implements improvements.

IT Technology Development:

  • Develops and implements technologies to improve the performance of a business efficiency and effectiveness.

Service Level Agreements (SLAs):

  • Participates and provides input to the SLA development process.

  • Ensures internal SLAs are met.

Vendor Management:

  • Provides advice and counsel to the vendor relationship decision-making and contract development processes.

  • Reviews service provider performance.

  • Identifies and confirms performance problems and notifies contract managers.

Resource Management:

  • Meets regularly with team to gather work statuses.

  • Discusses work progress and obstacles.

  • Provides advice, guidance, encouragement and constructive feedback.

  • Ensures work, information, ideas, and technology flow freely across teams.

  • Establishes measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals.

  • Documents and presents performance assessments.

  • Recognizes and rewards associates commensurate with performance.

  • Implements organizational practices for staffing, EEO, diversity, performance management, development, reward and recognition, and retention.

Workforce Planning:

  • Identifies the roles, skills and knowledge required to achieve goals.

  • Ensures staff has the resources and skills needed to support all work initiatives within the assigned function or Center of Competency (COC).

  • Participates in IT workforce deployment activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires experience in managing high performance teams and building relationships with people at a variety of levels.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Expert technical knowledge in at least one of the domains within the portfolio and working knowledge in the other(s).

  • Typically have 10 or more years of experience in multiple IT areas.

  • Experience with digital transformation initiatives (IAM, data analytics, etc).

  • Experience in the architecture realm: principles, design patterns, solution design.

  • Effective in excellent written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in technology strategy planning and roadmap creation.

  • Experience in leading big change and influencing others.

  • Requires exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally.

Senior Adviser, External Engagement

*For World Vision internal (or former) applicants only.

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in the United States of America, Europe or the Middle East & Eastern European Region where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Our Promise Phase 2 recognizes high quality, focused, strategic external engagement is critical to achieving World Vision’s objectives. This

role leads, operationalises and develops a global External Engagement Framework which enables targeted, aligned and leveraged external

engagement with Tier 1 and 2 Stakeholders on priority agendas. The Senior Adviser coordinates and facilitates the contribution of more than

20 global and regional teams, building consensus for and input to co-created strategic planning, operationalisation, reporting and intelligence sharing processes. The Senior Advisor is also Relationship Manager for a leading external stakeholder (such as bilateral, multilateral or global financial institutions). As such, the Senior Advisor leads internal collaboration and planning processes to develop a comprehensive Stakeholder Engagement Plan supporting income, influence and impact objectives; and is also responsible for leading and coordinating external engagement with priority individuals, teams and functions within the institution.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead operationalisation of World Vision’s global External Engagement Framework, enabling targeted, aligned and leveraged external engagement with Tier 1 and 2 Stakeholders on priority agendas. Tier 1 & 2 Stakeholders are strategic WVI partners considered critical to the achievement of Our Promise. Tier 1’s are: UNICEF, World Food Program, European Union, Joining Forces/Child Rights Now, the World Bank, the Global Fund for AIDS, TB & Malaria, Tier 2s include FAO, UNHCR, UN OCHA and 21 other faith- and issue-based, sector, regional, bilateral and multilateral partners.

  • Chair the External Engagement Advisory Group, coordinating inputs and contributions from 20 multi-disciplinary, multi-locational teams at

  • global and regional levels.

  • Review, update and operationalise an External Engagement Results Framework enabling shared reporting on external engagement impact and contribution to Our Promise, and for sharing valued intelligence from engagement across the Partnership in support of income, influence and impact objectives.

  • Oversee engagement, support and enabling of senior leaders to contribute to high quality strategic external engagement.

  • As global Relationship Manager for engagement with a global Tier 1 stakeholder (tbc), coordinate, develop and operationalise a strategic Stakeholder Engagement Plan delivering against income, influence and impact objectives and enabling intelligence sharing and reporting on engagement results.

  • Manage the Adviser, External Engagement.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • At least 10 years relevant job experience, including management, in complex, global development/humanitarian organisations.

  • High level understanding of key operational approaches and methodologies across a broad range of advocacy and external engagement disciplines (stakeholder engagement, public policy, local level advocacy, communications, campaigning, social mobilisation, child participation, reource acquisition, faith engagement, sectoral/technical engagement).

  • Strong experience in matrix management, coordination and direction of large numbers of dispersed, multi-disciplinary internal stakeholders

  • and teams, including senior leaders.

  • Strong understanding of key global development agendas, including the 2030 Agenda for the SDGs and the Global Climate Action Agenda, and entry points for civil society engagement and leverage.

  • Strong familiarity with relevant UN and coalition processes across global capitals (NY, Geneva and Brussels).

  • Strong understanding of knowledge management and advocacy and external engagement design, monitoring and evaluation, including the development of multi-disciplinary results frameworks.

  • Excellent writing skills and the ability to translate complex material and data into coherent narratives that resonate with both internal and external stakeholders.

  • Masters degree in Public Policy, Interntional Relations, International Development, International Law, Political Science or a related field.

  • Experience in enabling collaboration and consensus building across multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams, including virtual teams.

  • Excellent negotiation, facilitation and collaboration skills with a demonstrated ability to think strategically, synthesize complex information and develop innovative influencing and engagement approaches.

  • Strong relational and communication skills with a demonstrated ability to communicate successfully with internal and external stakeholders in all segments of the development and humanitarian field, including high level decision-makers.

  • Ability to lead independently on fast-paced issues, tight deadlines and the ability to juggle competing demands.

  • Ability to travel internationally.

  • Professional fluency in English.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 25% of the time.

Director, Infrastructure and End-point Computing

*Preferred position location: Federal Way, Washington or Monrovia, CA. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in the United States where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Director, Infrastructure and End-point Computing role is an influential role that determines how to implement the defined technology strategy and is a member of the AWG (architecture working group) for the partnership. This position is responsible for managing the Server/Database operations and Endpoint Computing groups to deliver solutions on a global scale and ensure support for operational activities. They will define and maintain technical standards/roadmaps and work closely with field staff to deploy. This position champions architectural principles, artifacts, and technical roadmaps to create an environment that is responsive to change and supports the delivery of the business strategy.

Individuals in the IT Director I roles are responsible for managing, maintaining and developing global IT processes and standards relevant to their area. They manage multiple IT processes within one functional area and provide IT services to multiple regions globally.

Individuals within the IT leadership job family have responsibility for activities that contribute to planning, creating and implementing an IT vision and strategy aligned with the company’s strategic business plan. They oversee the development of corporate standards, technology architecture, technology evaluation and transfer. They manage small to large teams of people responsible for developing and delivering IT solutions for the business and customers. Each role within this job family provides technical and business leadership to their organizations as well as to the business.

IT Leaders are also responsible for analyzing trends in technology, assessing the impact of emerging technologies on the business, providing solutions to address technology and business issues, and managing financial resources while ensuring the development of high-quality technology solutions. These solutions must be developed at the best possible cost and be aligned with customer and business needs while establishing relationships with employees and key internal and external stakeholders. They are also responsible for participating and leading the development of an IT governance framework that defines the working relationships and sharing of IT components among various IT groups within the organization.

To be successful, individuals must possess a combination of business, technical and leadership skills and competencies. This requires an understanding of client’s business needs, processes and functions. They also need a solid knowledge of IT infrastructure, architecture, applications development and support, networks, and computer operations. In addition, individuals working in this job family must have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others.

Individuals in the Architect job family interface across all business areas, acting as visionaries to proactively assist in defining the direction for future projects. They conceive strategies, solutions, build consensus, and sell/execute solutions. They are involved in all aspects of the project life cycle, from the initial kickoff through the requirements analysis, design and implementation. Additional responsibilities may include the establishment of the overall architectural viewpoints and the establishment and oversight of organization standards and policies. Architects identify major system interfaces, build e-business capabilities, and identify existing architecture weaknesses and opportunities for systems.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Business and IT Strategy:

  • Implements the tactical components of the IT strategy at an Enterprise level.

  • Works with business partners to understand business needs.

  • Manages the development and implementation of IT initiatives to support business strategy.

Change Management:

  • Embraces and executes change through frequent, communication to staff and clients about the change and the impact of the change (individual and business).

  • Consistently advocates for the change.

  • Coaches staff through the change.

  • Identifies and removes obstacles to change.

Governance:

  • Provides input into demand management process and executes on plan.

Architecture:

  • Provides input to technology planning within a functional area.

  • Implements solutions consistent within current context of overall architecture.

Process Improvements:

  • Implements defined process improvements.

Finance:

  • Participates in the development of IT budgets.

  • Tracks and takes appropriate steps to stay within budget.

  • Provides high-quality services at optimal cost to customers.

  • Measures service performance and implements improvements.

IT Technology Development:

  • Develops and implements technologies to improve the performance of a business efficiency and effectiveness.

Service Level Agreements (SLAs):

  • Participates and provides input to the SLA development process.

  • Ensures internal SLAs are met.

Vendor Management:

  • Provides advice and counsel to the vendor relationship decision-making and contract development processes.

  • Reviews service provider performance.

  • Identifies and confirms performance problems and notifies contract managers.

Resource Management:

  • Meets regularly with team to gather work statuses.

  • Discusses work progress and obstacles.

  • Provides advice, guidance, encouragement and constructive feedback.

  • Ensures work, information, ideas, and technology flow freely across teams.

  • Establishes measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals.

  • Documents and presents performance assessments.

  • Recognizes and rewards associates commensurate with performance.

  • Implements organizational practices for staffing, EEO, diversity, performance management, development, reward and recognition, and retention.

Workforce Planning:

  • Identifies the roles, skills and knowledge required to achieve goals.

  • Ensures staff has the resources and skills needed to support all work initiatives within the assigned function or Center of Competency (COC).

  • Participates in IT workforce deployment activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires experience in managing high performance teams and building relationships with people at a variety of levels.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Expert technical knowledge in at least one of the domains within the portfolio and working knowledge in the other(s).

  • Typically have 10 or more years of experience in multiple IT areas.

  • Experience with digital transformation initiatives (IAM, data analytics, etc).

  • Experience in the architecture realm: principles, design patterns, solution design.

  • Effective in excellent written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in technology strategy planning and roadmap creation.

  • Experience in leading big change and influencing others.

  • Requires exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally.

People & Culture (HR) Director

Purpose of Role

To provide strategic support and leadership in overseeing and managing HR capabilities of World Vision (WV) Ghana by providing quality and efficient service and P&C tools to develop, promote a culture of learning and servant leadership. To develop and retain a committed high-performance team as per WVI and WV Ghana policies for the achievement of the organisations strategic goals.

Leadership & Organizational Development:

  • Participate in the overall leadership and Management of the National Office.

  • Ensure that local office practice and uphold the partnership HR standards as per Partnership policies.

  • Monitor and coordinate the implementation of audits and peer review recommendations.

  • Provide line support to the National Office Payroll Officers and functional support to the P&C (HR) Business Partners including areas of capacity building and performance management.

  • Partner with business leaders to develop and implement people strategies.

  • Maintain an up to date Organizational Structure for the National Office (NO), country and Area Programmes.

  • Engage relevant stakeholders to articulate the need for general and specific change in the organization.

  • Builds commitment by focusing attention on the position implications of change.

  • Set up and manage a career management system (talent management)

  • Monitor departmental succession plan and give necessary guidance.

  • Develop a Departmental Strategic Plan in line with the Regional Strategy and LEADER framework.

  • Set up a change management team and manage the change process in the organization.

Policy and Strategy:

  • Initiation and recommendation of all policies reviews.

  • Ensure all local policies align with global policies and relevant local legislation.

  • Evaluates the policy environment and updates them as and when necessary.

  • Review, update and maintain WV broad HR policies and procedures in line with the laws of Ghana in consultation with Regional P&C and Legal Advisor.

  • Researches on the new policies and keeps track of changes in the labor market.

  • Advise Top Management on the HR strategic direction.

  • Undertake period staff surveys to inform policy direction of the organization.

  • Designing P&C solutions that are appropriate within the humanitarian industry.

Performance Management & Capacity Building:

  • Guide & train Managers on their roles in the end-to-end performance management processes.

  • Coach and mentor managers and supervisors in measuring performance.

  • Lead the Performance Management processes to ensure staff performance appraisals are carried out in a timely and appropriate manner.

  • Conduct staff training to support performance.

  • Compile a Performance Report of the organization based on performance reviews done for all staff.

  • Maintain and manage a Performance Management System for the entire National Office.

  • Provide appropriate support to employees and managers in addressing unsatisfactory performance.

Total Rewards:

  • Facilitate a job evaluation process using an appropriate internal/external method/system.

  • Conduct structured periodic Job Analysis for all positions.

  • Provide support and guidance in the formulation of job descriptions.

  • Facilitate periodic Salary Reviews in the industry every three years.

  • Design a competitive salary range as required.

  • Ensure benefits plan is implemented and administered according to agreed procedures and policies.

  • Coordinate and engage in the design of the No talent development and succession plans.

  • Monitor and ensure uniform and structured remuneration systems across countries.

  • Monitor and ensure equity in remuneration systems.

  • Monitor and ensure that remuneration and benefits are market related.

  • Ensure confidentiality.

Workforce Planning:

  • Coordinate and engage in the NO workforce planning and forecasts, establish appropriate staffing schedule, parameters, norms and ensure that appropriate positive action strategies are used in order to attract and achieve a more diverse workforce.

HR Administration:

  • Administer all International Staffing requirements for the National Office in collaboration with the ISS.

  • Be final authorized approval level for the department.

  • Facilitate adequate orientation and induction for all international staff, middle and senior managers.

  • Design and manage a staff orientation programme.

  • Negotiate and process employment contracts.

Employee Relations & Managing Diversity:

  • Apply knowledge of local and general employment laws as they relate to the laws of the country.

  • Manage all aspects of high risk cases including litigations.

  • Provide guidance to management on labour issues and changes in statutory requirements.

  • Spearhead the regulation of the relationships, processes, structures at work.

  • Maintain communication with other Non-governmental organizations to ensure World Vision compensation and policies are appropriate and remain relevant to local conditions.

  • Apply appropriate escalation and reporting rules in high risk cases.

  • Support Management at all levels in ensuring healthy work/home balance, staff well-being, security and appropriate arrangement for stress management.

  • Ensure all staff are aware of relevant policies and procedures and implications of not adhering to them.

  • Promote a work environment that demonstrates fairness, openness and equity.

HR Systems and Technology:

  • Coordinate and engage in the setup of appropriate P&C information system to ensure high quality and responsive management and administration of all P&C support services.

  • Ensure adequate usage on the Our People and reporting on same.

  • Ensure that the system data is up to date and staff is capacitated on usage of same.

Legal Liaison

  • Working with our Legal Counsel as the liaison to ensure that WVG’s legal risks is reduced to the barest minimum.

Board engagement

  • Work with board on legal and all people management tasks and responsibilities

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Expert knowledge of local labor legislature.

  • Good communication and negotiation skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure.

  • Team player who is detail-oriented.

  • Ability to function in a cross cultural environment.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities and observe mission and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

  • A full commitment to World Vision’s core values and mission statement.

  • Full adherence to World Vision Ghana Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

  • Full Adherence to security protocols.

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

  • Minimum Educational level required: Bachelor Degree in Human Resources Management or Industrial Psychology, Leadership Development or any other related field. Master degree is preferred.

  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years in Human Resources Management with at least 3 years in a Senior Management Role.

Global Director, Digital CX Experience

*Preferred position location: Monrovia, CA (USA) or Seattle, WA, with also possibly London (United Kingdom). Other locations 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.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

This role will have a significant global impact developing the vision and leading the design and implementation of our global digital experiences, products and ecosystems to differentiate World Vision around the globe. This role will be responsible for elevating and integrating our digital experiences across the marketing funnel (from awareness and consideration, to acquisition and all along the donor journey) to deliver a distinctive, consistent brand expression that delights donors and supporters across the globe, and brings to life the stories of children and their communities lifted up out of poverty in some of the world’s toughest places.

With your proven success leading digital CX transformation, combined with your outstanding collaborative leadership, through this role you can truly be a change-maker in the world each and every day!

Working across the globe with marketing leaders, product leaders, brand leaders and external agencies, the role will be accountable for leading development and implementation of a compelling digital CX vision and design strategy that delivers break through experiences connecting supporters, donors and the vulnerable children and communities that we serve.

World Vision is the largest child-focused private charity in the world. Together with our supporters, we’ve impacted the lives of over 200 million vulnerable children by tackling the root causes of poverty.

Engaged in the most relevant critical issues of our day, in the time it takes to read this sentence, World Vision will have reached 50 new people with needed knowledge, supplies or resources to help them protect themselves and their families from the devastating effects of the coronavirus pandemic.

Through World Vision every 60 seconds…a family gets water…a hungry child is fed…a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead development and implementation of a compelling digital CX vision and design strategy that drives brand value and, above all, meaningfully connects supporters, donors and the vulnerable children and communities that we serve.

  • Lead end to end digital experience design for all global product lines, ecosystems and marketing offers, in partnership with global product owners; translate business priorities into marketing technology design strategy and oversee execution working in collaboration with designers and engineers.

  • Ensure target audiences are central to all strategy, design and operational decisions driven by donor insights and unleashing the power of dynamic listening and social analytics to help digital marketing efforts better achieve the three primary business objectives— acquire more donors, retain current donors and build brand value – with an agile test and learn mindset.

  • Collaborate with leaders in product and engineering to measure product quality and make sure it meets quality standards for release, provide guidance on measuring outcomes, and analyze and monitor qualitative and quantitative data on usage and optimization to shape and evolve the vision.

  • Develop and lead implementation of an enterprise wide Martech road map, in partnership with fundraising and IT leaders across the globe, and the state-of-the art capabilities required to deliver; co-lead senior executive global steering group overseeing delivery.

  • Motivate and inspire others, from team members to executive level, by communicating your aesthetic, technical, and design visions through compelling written, verbal and graphical presentations.

  • Contribute as a vital member of a passionate, world-class global team dedicated to Hope, Joy and Justice for ALL children!

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 10-15 years in IT, Marketing, or Digital functional areas, including 5+ years in CX-focused leadership roles of digital products and ECommerce sites at scale.

  • Extensive experience leading UX design to develop and deliver best in class customer experiences.

  • Experience working with marketing, brand, engineers and product managers to drive design strategy, vision, execution and results to achieve business objectives.

  • Experience collaborating with product and program management to build detailed product and technical roadmaps that consistently meet budget/time expectations.

  • A proven digital leader, fluent in managing large cross-functional MarTech developments in fluid agile teams.

  • Awareness of the latest MarTech landscape and product sets as they related to user and customer experience projects.

  • Experience leading leaders and independent, high performing teams with demonstrated understanding of modern software development and infrastructure tools, processes, and practices, including Agile Development, Cloud, DevOps.

  • Exceptional analytical skills with a track record of improving UX KPIs to drive business results.

  • Exceptional relationship and influencing skills, able to win the confidence of a broad range of different stakeholders including leaders from a variety of cultural and professional backgrounds, and developing high-performing virtual global teams.

  • Significant experience leading change in a complex environment.

  • Qualification in and significant experience with the practical project application of best-practice CX and UX methodologies (such as Design Thinking, Double Diamond, etc.)

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Computer Science, Information Systems or a related field is required; Master’s degree preferred.

Preferred:

  • A digital marketing native with skills across the whole funnel of digital marketing, especially in global consumer-facing environments.

  • Experience using customer data, CRM, segmentation, and marketing automation to drive engagement.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 30% of the time (when Covid 19 restrictions lifted).

Digital Marketing Leader

*Preferred position location: United Kingdom. Other locations 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.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Direct leadership of the strategy, planning & roll-out of the new Digital Marketing Shared Service.

  • Ongoing direct leadership of this Shared Service once established.

  • Strategic leadership of the Digital Marketing strategy for the organization, improving digital marketing capabilities necessary to achieve Our Promise Strategic Imperatives.

  • Chair the MarTech Steering Group, and lead of the organisation’s MarTech strategy in constant collaboration with WVIT.

  • Governance and strategy leadership of MarTech development.

  • Strategic leadership of the business change agenda around global digital marketing.

  • Own the digital marketing relationship with Support Offices, National Resource Developments (NRDs), and Transitional Field Offices (TFOs) globally.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning:

  • Owns the creation and execution of strategic planning for the Digital Marketing Shared Service, and the Digital Marketing at Global Marketing Centre (GMC).

  • Owns the Digital relationship with WVIT colleagues for planning purposes, especially in harmonizing the marketing & IT digital agendas, budgets and plans.

  • Strategic risk, issue and escalation ownership for all Digital Marketing projects in GMC.

  • Prioritisation of GMC Digital Marketing work, in close collaboration with WVIT.

Strategy:

  • Leads on the medium- to long-term strategy for Digital Marketing across the Partnership, bringing together a number of business agendas in the process.

  • Forms strategic plans that complement and contribute to the overall Partnership strategy, Our Promise.

  • Creates and agrees strategic prioritization criteria – displaying openness and collaboration with Support Offices, Global Centre, NRDs, TFOs, and Field Offices (FOs) in the process.

Leadership:

  • Visible, pragmatic, open and humble leadership of the Digital Marketing agenda, strategy and benefits across the Partnership.

  • Leading the digital marketing relationship with SOs, TFOs, NRDs and FOs, bringing them together to collaborate on shared digital marketing projects & goals.

  • Leadership of multi-disciplinary teams and squads at a strategic level, owning the business outcomes and change and providing strategic direction at a suitable level.

  • Direct line-management of DMSS.

Revenue Generation:

  • Ensuring the global Digital Marketing Shared Service meets revenue and profitability outcomes, both in Child Sponsorship and other products.

  • Owning the “Yield-to-Field” of the Digital Marketing Shared Service, ensuring sustainable profitability that generates ongoing funding to the World’s most vulnerable children.

IT Parterning:

  • Effectively and skillfully partners senior leaders in IT to manage the delivery of technical aspects of Digital Marketing initiatives.

  • Manages the strategic relationship with IT, aligning strategies and goals across technical and business aspects of the Digital Marketing Portfolio.

  • Effectively leads multi-disciplinary teams of resource, bring IT effectively into governance, reporting, delivery and all other aspects of Digital Marketing.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Information Science, Business, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires advanced knowledge of business operations, marketing operations, marketing agency ops, and MarTech stacks.

  • Typically requires 15-20 years of relevant technical & business work experience, esp in leading Digital Marketing agencies, campaigns and business development.

  • Fluent in English - required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Held senior leadership position in Digital Marketing agency.

  • Has led in business start-up environments, setting up teams, business models and service models from scratch.

  • Deep experience of implementation and usage of various marketing technology stacks, especially .net and C# stacks involving such technologies as Umbraco & Sitecore.

  • SAFe, Agile, Scrum or other qualification in collaborative development methodologies between IT and the Business.

  • Certified by Chartered Institute of Marketing or equivalent professional body.

  • Fluent in other languages especially Spanish & German.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as necessary, up to 40% of the time.

Chief of Party (COP), Mozambique

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks qualified candidates for the position of Chief of Party (CoP) for the expected USAID-funded ADVANCING GIRLS EDUCATION in Mozambique. This position will be based in Maputo, Mozambique or other location in the project target areas.

The anticipated Mozambique Advancing Girls’ Education (AGE) Program will increase the safety of girls in school through mobilizing communities to expand girls’ access to quality education and to improve learning outcomes for girls in upper primary and secondary grades. Specifically, the anticipated five-year activity will focus on increasing school safety, learning outcomes, and transition of girls in grades 7-12; improving girls’ sexual and reproductive education; and strengthening professional development for teachers.

The Chief of Party (CoP) is responsible for the overall implementation and oversight of project activities including staff supervision and team management, adaptive planning, budgeting, monitoring and learning. The CoP will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities, as well partnership and sub partners relations. For management, the CoP must have proven leadership skills managing projects of a similar size and scope in developing countries. The CoP must have prior experience effectively managing USAID development activities.

The CoP must have prior experience working in Mozambique or the Southern Africa region, familiarity with the country’s social landscape, and demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.

The CoP must have demonstrated experience recruiting, developing, and managing staff, as well as experience managing programmatic and financial reporting. S/he must understand and demonstrate commitment to the importance of gender and youth issues in Education programming and within staff and management of the activity. Demonstrate experience in adaptive management and learning techniques is highly encouraged.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.

  • Ensure appropriate project quality support to consortium members through purpose leads.

  • Oversee that bottlenecks and challenges to project impact are addressed at various levels of stakeholders using forums such as Technical Working Groups, donor/government led coordination meetings and meetings with consortium member project managers.

  • In collaboration with partners' Project Managers, design and facilitate regular project learning events with consortium partners and other key stakeholders, ensuring that lessons of sound practice are documented and disseminated through project implementation and review.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff 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.

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

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

  • 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.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A Master’s degree in development studies, international relations, education, life skills, public health, business administration, or a related field. 5 years of applicable experience can substitute for a master’s degree.

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively increasing management responsibility of similar education activities and in managing complex internations, preferrable USAID, funded projects in challenging environments.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID rules and regulations.

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

  • Proven ability to manage technical teams and to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • S/he must understand and demonstrate commitment to the importance of gender, social inclusion, and youth issues in education programming and within staff and management of the activity.

  • Demonstrate experience in adaptive management and learning techniques is highly encouraged.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English; Portuguese is an advantage.

  • Strong planning, budgeting and organisational skills.

  • Strong knowledge of financial management and accounting principles.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills, with a detail orientation.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, partners and private sector actors

  • Experience working/living in countries in Southern Africa. Familiarity with the context of Mozambique.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Strong computer skills, particularly in Microsoft Word and Excel, or other similar software.

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

  • Experience as a CoP/Project Directoror senior expert advisor required.

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

  • Fluency in English. Fluency in Portuguese will be an added advantage.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in adaptive management and learning techniques is highly encouraged.

  • Previous experience with Multi-sectoral Education Project preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing alliances with the private sector is desirable.

  • Familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in project sectors is required, as demonstrated by at least two years of senior-level experience working on projects that addressed gender-related constraints.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

  • Travel to the United States WVUS Washington, DC Office to meet with donors and other stakeholders.

Chief of Party, Rwanda

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Chief of Party (Program Director) will have overall responsibility for coordination of all activities and staff of the anticipated USAID-funded Homes and Communities Activity. This potential five-year award will improve home and community support for literacy learning. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the activity and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.

Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

The Chief of Party (CoP) shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in Rwanda.

S/he will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant. The CoP is expected to have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the grant.

  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with grant donor in close collaboration with World Vision National Office staff.

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Research new funding opportunities and develop and write funding proposals, if second phase of the grant or cost extension is planned.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff 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.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.

  • Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

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

  • 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.

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

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

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

  • Liaise with 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.

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

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

  • Close cooperation with NO GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the NO GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements.

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Master's degree in the relevant field or equivalent experience in program management.

  • 10+ years of extensive international development experience managing large grant-funded projects.

  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, effective organizational development, partnership-building, managerial, team-building, and communications skills.

  • Proven ability to coordinate with other key stakeholders such as governmental and non-governmental organizations in Rwanda.

  • Proven ability to manage of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries.

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

  • 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 a CoP or senior expert advisor required.

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

  • Fluency in English.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Fluency in French highly desired.

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Director, Advocacy and External Engagement

*For national applicants only.

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the East Africa Region where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position will provide leadership and support in the development and execution of advocacy strategic framework supporting influencing WVs policy, advocacy and campaign work in East Africa. It will ensure policies on issues affecting children are addressed to contribute to child well-being. It will lead coordination and implementation of the advocacy and campaigns strategy for East Africa Regional Office, including engagement with the African Union and other strategic regional partnerships.

The position enhances WV’s influence and position as a leading child-focused agency across East Africa. The aim is also to work with regional, Support Office (SO) and National Office (NO) resource development teams to mobilize adequate resources to effectively run advocacy and campaigns work in East Africa.

The position will ensure the integration and delivery of advocacy services that is in alignment with WV regional and partnership strategy, Our Promise 2030; policies, standards and priorities, in order to achieve the well being of MVC.

The Advocacy and External Engagement Director’s position will ensure that the regional sector programmes and National Offices can access adequate technical support in influencing policy formation that affects the well-being of children. The Regional Advocacy function will support the development of advocacy strategic guidance and integration of evidence-based advocacy approaches into field programs that will strengthen WV’s voice to advocate issues concerning children at local, national and regional levels.

The Advocacy and external engagement director will support Field Offices and region in successful delivery of advocacy project models, Sustainable Development Goals, WV’ flagship campaign “It Takes a World to end violence against children and social accountability. This will involves providing strategic input, support and direction to ensure campaign is integrated across all sectors and functional areas at the national level as well as ensuring campaign implementation meets quality standards defined by the Global Center.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Leadership:

  • Develop an advocacy, campaigns and external engagement strategy and policy agenda for East Africa focusing on the following key priorities:

  1. It Takes a World Campaign to end violence against children

  2. WV’s contribution’s towards Sustainable Development Goals

  3. Humanitarian Advocacy

  4. Social Accountability

  • Coordinate the Strategic Engagement with the African Union in collaboration with the two regional offices in West Africa and Southern Africa.

  • Develop a strategic plan of action to enhance the collaboration and partnerships at the regional level with the Joining Forces Alliance and the All Africa Conference of Churches.

  • Provide support to National Offices to enhance capacity of advocacy in the delivery of the new strategy period (2021-2025) including embedding advocacy into the Technical Programmes of National Offices.

  • Support the development of National Advocacy Strategies and build capacity of National Offices in embedding advocacy in all Technical programmes and ensuring measurement of advocacy strategic measures is aligned to Horizon reporting.

  • Provide oversight to major policy and advocacy initiatives in the region and ensure compliance with WVI advocacy and campaigns standards, protocols and policy.

  • Engage and support in regional and national strategy development, execution and measurement processes including the uptake of CVA databases in the NOs.

  • Coach, develop and manage a strong Policy and Advocacy Team, fostering a culture of learning, innovation and collaboration as well as, high performance, accountability and mutual support.

  • Promote WV as a leader in CWB and child rights, by identifying key opportunities for strategic research, partnering with credible research institutions to maximize the regions CWB impact and provide a regional and global voice on Child

  • Well Being (CWB) and child rights issues.

  • Lead the development and implementation of an integrated operational plan for Advocacy function that is aligned with NOs Annual Business Plans and East Africa strategies. Specifically, contribute to the development of Annual Business

  • Plans of the Regional Team Members and NOs Advocacy Teams.

  • Lead the process of continuous learning related to advocacy and integration of advocacy with other lines of ministries and sectors and themes.

  • Encourage mutual learning between National Offices within the region and with other regions by linking NOs advocacy leads within the Africa region to promote peer to peer learning.

  • Lead scaling up of field evidence to influence regional policy discussions.

Advocacy Coordination and External Engagement:

  • Support the development and execution of regional external engagement plans.

  • Coordinate strategic engagement with regional institutions including the AU, IGAD, EAC and COMESA.

  • Build strategic partnerships with civil society, donors, Governments and corporations, UN entities and other organizations to enhance collective response to child well-being.

  • Strengthen partnership and collaboration with faith based organizations at National and Regional Level to influence and monitor policy implementation to enhance child well-being.

  • Support regional and national leadership in articulating policy positions and enhancing the visibility of WV in their respective countries.

  • Strengthen and coordinate the representation and participation in strategic advocacy platforms in the Nairobi regional hub and other engagement platforms.

  • Represent WV in global, regional and national advocacy and campaigns events, conferences, fora, seminars and technical working groups.

  • Coordinate support to national offices required in HEA responses within the regions for advocacy integration. In close collaboration with the Regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director and Regional Leadership, provide

  • operational support as needed to all CAT II and III disaster responses in the region.

Campaigns Management:

  • Provide leadership to planning and coordination of the global campaign, “It Takes A World campaign”.

  • Ensure mid-term review of the Campaign (It Takes a World) in FY21 and support the development of NO Campaign Strategies for FY21-25 and their implementation across the region.

  • Develop a regional Campaign agenda with clear policy ASKS and products (policy position, briefs) in the context of COVID-19.

  • Support NO level embedding of the Campaign across all Technical programs and secure the support of National Directors and Operations Directors to fund campaign activities at national and sub-natioonal levels.

  • Coordinate documentation of best practices and evidence related to WVs advocacy work and campaign in East Africa region.

  • Ensure that children’s voices are represented through local level advocacy efforts and local-national-regional-global linkages.

  • Coordinate regional level campaign events and influencing opportunities in collaboration with the Communications and Resource Development Unit to deliver on the Influence, Impact and Income agenda.

  • Support WVIs regional leadership team’s participation in external engagement fora.

  • Coordinate efforts in resource mobilization for EVAC campaign as well as related advocacy and social accountability initiatives.

  • Ensure ongoing monitoring and reporting for EVAC campaign in East Africa through the CVA database and quarterly reports from the NOs.

  • Act as a focal point person for external and media engagement on child protection and ITAW Campaign which may require profiling and advocacy interventions.

Collaboration and cross functional work:

  • Participate in the global advocacy and campaigns coordination work.

  • Collaborate with key WV functional departments and sectoral experts to monitor implementation of policies.

  • Collaborate with other units to leverage the impact of advocacy and campaigns work in the national office.

Resource Development:

  • Support exploration of potential funding sources for advocacy work including social Accountability (CVA), campaigns and policy influencing agenda.

  • Collaborate with the EAR Resource Development Unit (RDU), NOs and SO to support resource development.

  • Ensure the inclusion of a resource development target in key advocacy and campaign staff JDs.

  • Provide technical assistance for advocacy and campaign design work in the region.

  • Work with Support Office, GC advocacy & campaigns team, NO teams, and other regional ministry functions to ensure that grants and other specially funded initiatives incorporate advocacy and EVAC campaign elements.

  • Provide support in development of multi-country proposals.

Other responsibilities:

  • Keep the Senior Director of Operations, Ministry Impact & Engagement informed of accomplishment, critical project issues and status.

  • Carry out any other additional responsibilities as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree in social sciences, communication, public policy, management etc.

  • 10 years of experience in advocacy and campaigns work in developing countries.

  • Knowledge on Child Rights, regional bodies, CEDAW, etc.

  • In depth knowledge of advocacy, social accountability and child Protection issues in the Africa region.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, particularly in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple activities.

  • Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders and represent WV, particularly with donors and partners.

  • Experience managing field-level programs.

  • Experience in leading campaigns.

  • Proven advocacy experience on Child Protection issues.

  • Experience in programme management.

  • Experience leading and managing a professional technical team.

  • Significant bi-lateral, multi-lateral donor grant experience with program design, implementation, funding acquisition and reporting.

  • Strategy development.

  • Theory of change and logical framework development.

  • Advocacy and campaigns.

  • Budget development/management, including knowledge of general accounting and budgeting principles.

  • Coaching and mentoring.

  • Experience in Africa, mainly East Africa and programming in fragile contexts.

  • Professional experience in training/capacity building.

  • Research and evaluation experience.

  • Multi-sectoral/integrated program design and implementation.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Achieving Capabilities

  • Thinking Capabilities

  • Self-Managing Capabilities

  • Relational Capabilities

  • Networking and collaboration

  • Humanitarian diplomacy

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.