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Director, IT Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO)

*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.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Director, EPMO Director is responsible for operations of the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO), improving the overall maturity of IT Project Portfolio management across the organization, and tracking and reporting. S/he is responsible for managing a team of program and project managers, supporting and enabling the organization’s global, cross-functional initiatives. The Director, EPMO ensures that the work of the EPMO adds value, is relevant to the strategy of the organization, and meets the goals set by executive management.

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.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Business and IT Strategy:

  • Develops the tactical components and strategies to achieve goals at an enterprise level.

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

  • Ensures that all programs and projects managed by PMO follow standards: workplan, budget, project organization and governance structure, communication, change management, performance management.

  • Stays current on industry trends in the development of enterprise planning tools that support agile, waterfall, and hybrid methodologies.

Change Management:

  • Articulates change.

  • Is active and visible throughout the change process.

  • Provides frequent, communication to department/organization and clients about the change (i.e., rationale, expected outcomes, the "big” picture) and the impact of the change (individual and business).

  • Builds a coalition of sponsorship (managers, staff and clients) and manages resistance to the change.

  • Identifies and removes obstacles to change.

Governance:

  • Oversees the administration of the Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Tool (Smartsheet).

  • Ensures consistent portfolio and project reporting and tracking across all stakeholders.

  • Builds and maintains relationships with cross-functional peers and Senior Leadership, to deliver high quality products that satisfy internal and external customer expectations.

  • Partners with IT Strategic Planning and Business Relationship Management for vetting of new pipeline opportunities.

  • Partners with the functional business and technology leaders on the implementation of program and project management processes, methods, techniques, tools, guidelines, and standards.

  • Leads or participates in a customer advisory board to manage IT services demand.

  • Communicates client’s needs and priorities and provides feedback on pricing and investment.

Architecture:

  • Provides input to technology planning within multiple functional areas.

  • Implements solutions consistent with current and future architecture.

Process Improvements:

  • Manages the improvement processes that impact customer satisfaction and relationships.

  • Owns the designated processes and is accountable for ensuring that established processes are followed.

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:

  • Directs the development and implementation of technology solutions required to increase 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:

  • Monitors ePMO and project team resource capacity and acts as the escalation point for constraints.

  • Lead and mentor a team of globally-dispersed Project Managers responsible for Enterprise-Level projects over 8 Business and Technology portfolios.

  • 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 a limited number of COCs or functions.

  • Participates in IT workforce deployment activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • BS/BA degree in technical/information science or a related field.

  • 10+ years project management experience overseeing technology projects; 5 years should reflect direct management experience with increasing levels of management responsibilities.

  • 5+ years experience managing a group of Project Managers or Scrum Masters.

  • Expert-level knowledge of project and change management and associated methodologies, techniques, processes and approaches.

  • Knowledge of resource management tools.

  • At least 3+ Smartsheet administration/management experience (Control Center experience a plus).

  • Candidates must have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a dynamic, often remote-based environment.

  • Experience leading ePMO is preferred along with the skills to effectively manage a midsize team of project managers, and execute plans with focus on quality.

  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as necessary.

  • PMP and CSM certifications.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Finance & Support Services Director, WV Mauritania

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The WV Mauritania Finance and Support Services Director provides overall leadership, oversight and management support for all aspects of financial and administration in the National Office. This position is seen as a strategic partner, member of the Senior Management Leadership Team and the National Office (NO), with a focus on ensuring accountability, stewardship, coordinating planning and budgeting process providing accurate financial data, analysis and advise, as well as developing financial strategy that best serves the NO strategic and programme objectives.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assure that the office upholds high standards in the management of financial resources.

  • Assure accurate Fiscal Accounting, Compliance, Monitoring, and Reporting.

  • Assure the office completes effective Financial Planning and Budgeting.

  • Assure that the office established effective Financial Risk Management and Controls across the whole office.

  • Promote wise stewardship of resources across the organization.

  • Improve IT Infrastructure and Provide Quality Service.

  • Ensure improved office/programs connectivity.

  • Facilitate and ensure preparation of and adherence to computer usage policies.

  • Ensure office disaster preparedness and policies are updated to include new technologies, trends, and threats.

  • Assure that administration and logistic services are implemented according to standards and provide timely service.

  • Ensure that WV staff and assets are secured, safe, and well maintained; oversee logistics coordination.

  • Ensure that WV provides quality hospitality services to staff and visitors.

  • Transportation/Logistics.

  • Responsible for vehicle procurement, management, and maintenance.

  • Contribute to the strategic leadership of the office.

  • Provide strong and positive leadership to the finance department ensuring competent and motivated staff are hired and retained, providing efficient delivery of services.

  • Coordinate professional and personal development of finance, supply chain, IT and administration staff through adequate orientation, on-the-job coaching.

  • Model Christ-centered servant leadership and support spiritual development of his/her team.

  • Actively contribute to and participate in the NO Senior Leadership team meetings.

  • Seek to develop talent and build capacity across the finance and administration department.

  • Advise and support in induction of new functional directors, grants managers or project team leads.

  • Coach, advise and mentor Finance staff in identifying their strength, gaps and addressing them.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in finance position with medium business/medium NGO/government agency.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in finance management position.

  • Experience with planning and forecasting.

  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.

  • Ability to travel within country, regional and internationally.

  • Fluency in English and French.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • CA, CPA, ACCA or equivalent preferred.

  • MBA in Finance, Masters in Business Leadership(MBL), MSC in Finance/Accounting/Auditing preferred.

  • Knowledge of government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements preferred.

  • Knowledge of local accounting system preferred.

  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash flow monitoring and internal accounting controls.

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

  • Demonstrates systems thinking.

  • Champions and Manages Innovation.

  • Must be able to lead and manage a team.

  • Good working knowledge of computerized accounting systems, preferably Sun Systems & ProVision.

  • Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office programs.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

People & Culture (HR) Director, WV Mali

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide leadership and management on all aspects of the organization’s human resource and organizational development functions, ensure that the National Office applies the good practice of stewardship by adequately and timely complying to the partnership’s recruitment procedures and guidelines and maximizing utilization of the resources for which they are budgeted for at all levels in the organization and advise, facilitate and support the countries leadership team in establishing country strategies and create organizational culture that encourages and rewards continuous learning and innovation, and which is firmly rooted in WVI’s Vision, Mission and Core Values

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership to WVI Mali P&C Team and ensure P&C operations are implemented in accordance with the defined priorities, practices and country strategy.

  • To assist the National Director in creating an effective organizational structure that will support the overall program strategies of WV Mali.

  • Develop country P&C strategic plan in line with Global P&C strategy & Regional P&C priorities.

  • Develop annual P&C program implementation plan & budget.

  • Provide Leadership, coaching and mentoring to the P&C team in the areas of Recruitment, Performance Management, Compensation & Benefits, Employees Well-being, Learning & Development, HR policies & procedures.

  • Review country policies to ensure fair and effective recruitment & selection process in WV Mali (including job analyses, job descriptions, and recruitment procedures) in line with Regional resourcing standards.

  • Embed a culture of effective performance management that is in line with WVI’s Coaching for Performance (CFP) principles.

  • Develop, review and update human resource policies, procedures and systems and ensure that it is within national office and WV Partnership standards.

  • Supervise compensation & benefits in line with WV Global Total Rewards Policy.

  • Lead and develop effective corrective action procedures in WV Mali – including resolution of staff conflicts and grievances, and ensuring that staff have access to appropriate counseling interventions, as required.

  • Ensure appropriate staff support and care through various relevant initiatives including the implementation of a Staff Care Management/ Peer Support Program.

  • Network with other NGOs and organizations and identify potential resources that could contribute to WV Mali’s and Mali initiatives.

  • Effectively participate as a member of the Nationals Senior Leadership team and Regional People & Culture Leadership Forum.

  • Ensure adequate and timely follow up and tracking of all audit recommendation relating to the National Office, as agreed in the Management Response.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree preferably in Human Resources/Occupational Psychology, Business Administration with specialization in HR or relevant equivalent.

  • Knowledge of and/or experience across the portfolio desirable as a generalist HR background. The following specific experience would be beneficial.

  • Ability to assess, analyze and diagnose organizational realities and to use appropriate performance improvement technologies including consultancy and coaching skills.

  • Leadership competence, self-motivated and a team player.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in French and English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least 5 years related HR leadership experience.

  • Experience in an International NGO is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Resources Acquisition & Management Director, WV Senegal

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position is a critical and key position of the National Office (NO) Team to lead the development and roll out of the National Office Resource Development Strategy in alignment with Our Promise, the 4.3 Resource Acquisition Management (RAM) and National Office strategies.

As such, the core mandate of this position includes:

  • To lead and manage the National Office Resource Development Unit to drive growth and diversification of grant income (bilateral, multilateral, major foundations and corporations, GIK non-food items) in accordance to the National Office Resource Development Strategy.

  • To position WV Senegal and ensure productive engagement and retention of grant donors (public and private) through successful grants implementation, effective communication of the impact of grants and strong relationships and alliances with partners, institutions, organizations and donors representatives.

  • To establish and maintain functional relationships, capacity and collaboration among national, regional, support office and global center teams to effectively grow the national office portfolio, ensure a healthy pipeline and win rate to meet programming needs and set targets.

  • To build the capacity of WV Senegal staff in grant acquisition and management in coordination with the regional RAM Director, and in accordance with the global Fragile Context Initiative and RAM strategic priorities for the growth and management on grants in fragile contexts. The position holder is also responsible to develop a national successor who will be able to take up NO RAM director role.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy and Leadership:

  • In coordination with the NO strategy and technical teams, National Director (ND), and the Regional Resource Development Unit lead the development and/or revision of the NO grants acquisition and management strategy/Business Plan (for both public and private) in alignment with NO strategy and targets.

  • Provide day to day leadership and management to the National Office Resource Development to ensure timely and efficient support for prepositioning, proposal development and effective issue resolution in grant performance across NO/SO as needed.

  • Provide oversight to the RAM unit to develop and ensure effective implementation of RAM systems, including business processes, risk management, go-no-go decision making, documentation, monitoring and tracking systems.

  • Provide regular updates to senior leadership team on grant pipeline progress and early identification and escalation of issues in grant performance to ensure risks are managed.

  • Contribute to WV Senegal’s national and sector strategy development. Ensure grant projects align and contribute to country strategy outcomes and targets.

Donor Identification, Engagement and Prepositioning:

  • Track the donor competitive landscape (Research, analyze, develop, track relationships with new and current donors) to organize prepositioning meetings with donors and key partners.

  • Actively engage and participate in strategic in country donor meetings with foundations, bilateral and multilateral institutions etc.

  • Working with NO leadership, identify key relationships to strengthen national office positioning and elevate WV’s profile with government, multilateral and private sector donors.

  • Ensure that the national office RAM team work in collaboration with SOs’ grant teams and regional RAM, to actively maintain strong donor relationships at global, regional and country level, developing engagement strategies for each donor or a group of donors.

  • In coordination with National Office Communications Manager ensure the implementation of the global impact framework, and support the development of capacity statements, marketing and communication materials using the technical branding approach for donor engagement and prepositioning.

  • Facilitate relationships and build credibility with donors, using previous success and documented best practices in grant management.

  • Maintain an up-to-date record of the requirements of current potential donors and be proactive in the lookout for local, regional, and global opportunities.

  • Ensure WV Senegal project design requirements for all proposed projects and quality design processes are followed using international best practice and programmatic processes (problem identification, logframe development, M&E planning etc).

  • Coordinate with RAM Finance Office to ensure accurate budgets are developed for each grant project meeting WVI LEAP (World Vision’s Design Monitoring and Evaluation Framework) budgeting standards.

  • Liaise with Operations to ensure quality reporting is delivered on time to donor and support offices on all grant projects.

  • Ensure alignment with donor requirements and regulations.

  • Ensure the highest quality of the submitted projects.

  • Ensure coordination and effective establishment of consortia with other partners.

Resource Development:

  • Set up a RAM team and structure and ensure that competent staff are recruited by NO RAM teams. Depending on size of grant, profile and donor requirement, work with P&C and relevant SOs to hire high performing staff (i.e. chief of party, etc).

  • Establish an efficient grant opportunity tracking system for tracking grant opportunities and manage opportunity pipeline (i.e. country level donors mapping, strategic direction and areas of alignment) maintaining an overview of country level grant funding opportunities and donor trends.

  • Cultivate SO relationships, to ensure effective coordination as opportunities emerge for both public and private.

  • In coordination with SOs and cross functional teams, develop high quality of concept notes and proposals leading to successful funding opportunities.

  • Support the NOs in the development of consortia whenever necessary in preparation for upcoming opportunities.

  • Ensure the appropriate use of the Grants Risk Assessment Form to facilitate the Go/No Go Decision.

  • Provide strategic direction to NO to pursue non-traditional funding sources, identifying emerging or untapped high potential donors and new emerging models.

Grant Management and Compliance:

  • In coordination with Finance, Procurement, and Administration teams, ensure all aspects of grant compliance and management (e.g. reporting, procurement, visibility, transfer of assets, audit, etc) are understood and applied including sub-grantees.

  • Lead the implementation of the Grant Health Tracker for grant projects program quality.

  • Director(s) to ensure up-to-date NO grant portfolio on grants financial and risk monitoring data.

  • Mobilize cross-NO functional support to NOs for GAM performance (finance, operations, P&C, strategy, and Quality Assurance).

  • Upon request, liaise with SOs and Regional Finance and Audit managers to ensure that grants implementation issues have been resolved.

  • Ensure significant grant audit / implementation issues are brought to the attention of the NO SLT.

  • In conjunction with finance ensure compliance in key grant areas (e.g. eligibility, CAL, match, grant decision making powers, etc). Flag critical policy or systems issues needing resolution by GC.

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly grants performance reports for leadership using GAM and FC standardized metrics and protocols.

Capacity Building:

  • Ensure all NO staff involved in grants, including the position holder have completed and are Proposal pro certified.

  • Lead, manage and provide capacity building support to employees in the NO team, & seconded staff by ensuring clear goals and accountabilities are established and achieved.

  • Ensure individuals’ performance and development needs are met, and employees are high performing and engaged.

  • Identify capacity gaps at NOs in grants acquisition and management and other factors leading to poor win rates and grants implementation and work with SOs and the RGM to address them.

  • Lead with the SOs and regional RAM, the roll out of the partnership grants acquisition training software (i.e. Proposal Pro) and the use of Horizon for opportunity tracking.

  • Develop a strong successor to be able to take up increasing grant management responsibility.

Representation at various fora:

  • To ensure appropriate representation of the NO at strategic fora that could lead to resource acquisition and enhanced programming collaboration.

  • Represent the NO in the grants community fora (internal and external to WV).

  • Participate in WV internal grant communities – GAM CoP, Fragile Context CoP, RAM Hubs and Global Grants Compliance Unit.

Others:

  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the National Director.

  • Attend and participate in devotional meetings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor and/or Master’s Degree in International Development, International Relations, Rural Development, Social Science or any related field.

  • 5 years’ experience in team management, track record of success in motivating teams and inspiring teamwork and of successfully training, mentoring and supervising grant staff.

  • Experience in project management with government and multilateral agencies grant funded projects and experience in grant compliance procedures for major bilateral (USAID, EU/ECHO) and multilateral donors.

  • Experienced in building teams to develop complex health (nutrition, TB, HIV, maternal child health), education, child rights & protection, and economic development, resilience and livelihoods grant project proposals.

  • Experience in monitoring complex grant project budgets, financial reporting, and having a strong financial awareness.

  • Proactive approach, good organization and time management skills, and ability to prioritize, multi-task and manage heavy workloads and competing priorities.

  • Leadership capabilities that includes coaching staff to the highest level of performance & engaging in effective cross cultural & cross functional working arrangements to achieve shared goals including effectively utilizing indirect line management.

  • Experienced networker with strong skills in donor relations, negotiations and partnering with up to date knowledge of the donor landscape and trends in the humanitarian sector.

  • Demonstrated track record in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major institutional donors (bilateral and/or multilateral).

  • Proven experience and skills in proposal writing.

  • Strong inter-personal skills, and proven team-player.

  • Able to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.

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

  • Track record of success in networking, partnering and donor relations.

  • High level critical thinking, decision making and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to effectively communicate fluently both in French and English.

  • Strong influencing and networking skills; consortia/network development experience.

  • Experience in acquiring funding from private donors (foundations and corporations).

  • Ability to provide support and training to staff and partners and to “translate” donor language related to guidelines and different requirements to ensure that both concept notes/proposals and project implementation are compliant with donor requirements.

  • Experience with public-private partnerships

  • Experience in working in fragile context countries and humanitarian assistance (preferred)

  • If candidate is a WV staff, completed Proposal pro certification. G2G certified training is a plus.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of workings with major donors, such as USAID/OFDA/DoL, UN, AusAID, EC/ECHO/DIPECHO, UN agencies, WFP, ADB/WB. Global Fund.

  • Budget and financial management training.

  • Grants Management Certified.

  • Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)/Security Training.

  • Working knowledge of the World Vision Partnership preferred and ability to interface sensitively with people from various departments in both field and Support Offices.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel within National office up to 40%, support offices of the time.

  • Travel: International travels of up to 10% minimum travel may be required.

Director of Digital Acquisition Marketing

*Preferred position location: London, UK. 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:

The role is responsible for ongoing development, global scaling and optimisation of World Vision International's globally aligned digital marketing and sales acquisition funnel capabilities across all fundraising markets.

Special focus areas are scaling digital revenue conversion optimisation to grow revenue, and scaling a lead generation/cultivation/conversion capability to deliver incremental acquisition growth. Strong strategic leadership, influence and interpersonal engagement are critical to success as well as assumed digital, tech and data excellence at a global level.

This role is accountable for:

Increasing global digital acquisition and revenue conversion by at least 40% in the next 2 years.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Your proven success in the following areas of responsibility will mean you can truly be a change-maker in the world each and every day!

  • Lead ongoing development of Partnership-wide digital marketing funnel capabilities through collaboration, identification, development, testing and proving.

  • Identify, develop, frame,champion, and scale new globally B2C digital funnel and ecommerce capabilities inc. effective performance metrics, that enable World Vision to own the cost structure and audience reach.

  • Develop strategic frameworks that effectively communicate and enable adoption and scaling of proven capability best practices.

  • Lead Partnership-wide digital marketing funnel optimisation and scaling of best practices to increase long term revenue conversion growth by 20% over the next 2 yrs.

  • Paid and earned top of funnel reach, awareness, social interaction, digital lead capture and direct response conversion.

  • Below-the-line marketing a customer engagement, especially using customer data, segmentation, and marketing automation.

  • eCommerce optimisation through comparative performance measurement.

  • Lead development of a Partnership-wide benchmark B2C multi-channel lead generation, capture, cultivation and conversion capability to increase acquisitions by 20% over the next 2yrs.

  • Lead a cultural change towards investing into a longer tail of prospects to cultivate.

  • Partner with offline channel leaders to develop multi-channel multi-touch lead experience strategy.

  • Partner with fundraising offices to setup, test, learn, optimise and scale proven lead capability practices.

  • Lead and manage Partnership-wide cross-functional virtual stakeholder teams to foster and enable collaborative success across regions and geographies.

  • Lead, influence and support digital marketing staff across multiple markets and cultures.

  • Lead Partnership-wide working groups on digital acquisition marketing capabilities and performance improvement.

  • Lead the selection and management of vendors to enable outputs and outcomes.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

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

  • 10-15 years in marketing, fundraising or related role, including 5-7 years at a senior management level with demonstrable success in achieving growth in digital channel acquisition/fundraising and developing mutually value-added partnerships.

  • Experience creating and leading digital strategies, especially in global contexts with multiple payment providers, customer types, and product types.

  • Strategic marketing thinker, able to guide, edit and develop clear, brief and compelling written and visual communications. Able to synthesize complex concepts for a wide variety of audiences.

  • 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.

  • Native level or highly proficient professional level English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience leading a marketing function within one of the largest World Vision Support offices and / or Minimum 7 years of experience leading a marketing function within a global organization.

  • Strong success record developing strategic and tactical communications plans and the resources required to implement them.

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

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • As appropriate to a standard office environment. Must be able to travel at least 30% of the time.

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.

Resource Development Director

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To lead the development and implementation of resource development strategies to grow, optimize and build a diversified and sustainable funding base to ensure effective implementation of the Country Strategy, and establish WVFT as the NGO of choice for individuals, churches, institutions, government and corporations in giving to improve child wellbeing.

As part of the SLT this position will play a critical role in enabling WVFT to reach more MVC by strengthening WVFT brand, credibility and resource acquisition through enhancing WVFT's marketing, communications and strategic partnering capability and quality of grants implementation. This role will drive innovation, digital approaches and inspire a culture of continuous improvement.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Strategy

Provide strategic leadership for the development and implementation of a three-year Ministry Funding strategy, and public engagement, resource acquisition and communications strategies aligned with WVFT country strategy and targets. This will require:

- strong collaboration with senior leaders and contribution to SLT effectiveness

- Board contribution

- aligning and engaging with Partnership and Regional strategies/colleagues

- building strong external partnerships

2. External engagement and networking

Seek and engage in strategic opportunities to build relationships, grow brand awareness and credibility to position WVFT as a preferred partner. This will involve:

- representing WVFT in key events and activities, in close partnership with ND and Strategic Management Office

- building and managing strategic partnerships with a range of key stakeholders and donors, in particular churches and instititions

3. Resource Development function performance

Provide expertise, direction and support for RD teams to ensure focus on key strategic priorities/goals, assure quality and grow capability. This will involve:

- facilitating strategic and annual planning, monitoring and learning

- ensuring adherance to relevant WVI policies and guidance

- creating environment that promotes accountability, collaboration, continous improvement, innovation

- ensuring appropriate levels of staff and mix of skills

4. RD capability development

Instigate, drive and support initiatives and activities to improve systems, processes, tools, mindsets and skills which enable and contribute to strengthening RD capability:

- developing and implementing an RD capability building plan in partnership with P&C

- collaborating with Program and Support Services Director on ongoing process improvements

- seeking, documenting and sharing learning with RD leaders within WV and externally with focus on continuous improvement

5. Team and individual performance and development

Model mindsets and behaviours which enable staff to live-out WVFT core values, continuously learn, develop and effectively perform:

- ongoing individual performance and development planning, facilitation and review

- team building and development: personal, professional

- identifying and nurturing talent and potential successors

- support staff care and wellbeing

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

1. Bachelor and/or Masters in Marketing/Business/Economics/Public Administration or related field

2. Minimum of 5 years of broad and deep experience in leading and managing in a resource development, marketing/business management role/context, preferably with a focus on community developmentm and exposure to communications and branding activities

3. Experienced networker with track record of success building partnerships, donor relations, negotiations and partnering

4. Demonstated success in maintaininin up to date knowledge of the donor landscape and trends in the humanitarian sector

5. Proven track record in pursuing and imlplementing new product and process ideas and innovations to improve efficiency and results

6. Demonstrated success as an effective and collaborative member of a senior leadership group

7. Evidence of effective professional technical skills in project cycle management, proposal and report writing, monitoring

8. A proven record of developing teams, people and facilitating organisational change

Chief of Party, Ghana WASH

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Chief of Party (CoP) will have overall responsibility for coordination of all WASH grant activities and staff for an upcoming USAID WASH program. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program 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 CoP shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in Ghana.

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 WASH 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.

MAJOR 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 & ABILITIES:

  • An advanced degree (master’s or above) in international development, public administration public health, or water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) related field or equivalent qualifications in grant management and technical field in

  • developing countries.

  • 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 Ghana.

  • 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:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Strategic Management Director

PURPOSE OF POSITION

As a member of SLT, this role will provide leadership for effective and efficient country strategy cycle processes and outputs to ensure the country strategy is aligned with Partnership strategy, the WVFT Board provides input and the strategy is successfully executed throughout the organisation, with risks appropriately mitigated and managed, all in accordance with Thai law and WVI policies and guidance.

This role will provide leadership for annual business planning, ensure Governance effectiveness, the development of organisational knowledge management systems and the strengthening of organization advocacy & public affairs capability in alignment with country strategy priorities.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Strategy and annual planning

- Lead the full strategy cycle to develop country strategy that ensures the achievement of strategic objectives.

- Facilitate Board input and decision-making in providing strategic direction to WVFT strategy

- Lead strategy cascading process so it's incorporated into all relevant plans and staff understand and commit to its implementation

- Lead and facilitate annual business planning and review processes

- Lead design & implementation of organisation calendar

2. Accountability & Quality Assurance:

- Provide leadership for monitoring, anaylsis and reporting on implementation of Strategy and annual plans, organization risk treatment plan and adherance to security standards and Thai law

- Provide input and facilitate leader and Board discussions and decisions on strategy execution and relevant organisation plans and update changes as required

- Establish and maintain an organization knowledge management system

3. Strategic partnering and advocacy

- Ensure relationships with strategic partners are built and maintained

- Ensure design and implementation of an Advocacy and Public Affairs plan

- Network with other Strategic Management Offices and relevant roles across the region and globally to seek and share learning

5. Governance and Legal

- Ensure the effectiveness and legality of governance practices and processes, and facilitate Board membership, orientation, meetings and development, all in accordance with relevant policies and guidance.

- Ensure the ND is provided with accurate advice and support on relevant legal issues and risks are mitigated and managed

6. Strategy Management Office capability & performa

Provide direction and support for direct reports/teams to ensure focus on strategic priorities, model mindsets & behaviours that enable staff to live-out WVFT core values, learn and perform:

- ongoing performance and devlopment planning and conversations

- lead team personal and professional development

- identify and nurture talent and potential successors

- ensure access to staff care as needed

- ensure appropriate staff levels & skills mix

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

1. Preferably Master Degree in Strategy Management, Law, Economics, Social Studies, Engineering or other relevant subject.

2. 3-5 years leadership position experience in relief/development/local community and/ or Corporate Planning and Project Management with a thorough understanding of all areas of Strategy and Planing and Project Management practices

3. Min. 3 years experience in project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and report writing.

4. Experience in facilitating strategic planning processes, or at least significant experience of supporting such processes

5. Experience in Board engagement and support

6. Proven track record of effective contribution in the senior leadership group and working collaboratively on shared objectives

7. Demonstrated success in leading and developing teams and individuals

8. Engagement in public affairs and high-level advocacy, with proven ability to build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders

Director, Advocacy and External Engagement

*For national applicants only.

*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.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), VisionFund Mali

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Lead the MFI, building an organization that honors Christian values positively impacting the lives of many families and children through the delivery of appropriate financial services and training with a focus on the rural areas of Mali.

Create a self-sustaining business with strong foundations (people, process, systems) that is capable of growing while managing risks.

Manage an effective and efficient operation, delivering to challenging financial and social performance targets.

Work closely with WV to develop integrated livelihoods programs, and obtain funding from the partnership and donors.

Deal with regulatory issues and reinforce RMCR positioning as a top regulated deposit-taking MFI in Mali.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Mission & Purpose & Business Acumen:

  • Delivery on child impact targets.

  • Develops, monitors and implements short and long term business plan.

  • Reports to the board using standard reporting templates on a regular basis.

  • Develops and deliver on key performance indicators for RMCR.

  • Ensures the culture of the whole organization reflects its mission and vision.

  • Develops key performance indicators as per VFI and Board guidelines.

  • Ensure that the plans are cascaded to implementation groups and staff.

Financial Management & Fundraising:

  • Ensures that annual financial projections, reports and budget are prepared for the board on time.

  • Recommends yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manages RMCR’s resources within those budget guidelines.

  • Ensures that effective and efficient financial management system is installed and maintained.

  • RMCR is stably profitable.

  • Develop proposals to acquire and maintain funding, credit lines, and others financial & non-financial resources required to attain VF objectives.

Risk Management & Compliance:

  • Ensures that all loans are prudently disbursed.

  • Ensures savings products are effectively priced and delivered (subject to MFI board approval).

  • Ensures that effective internal control and risk management system is established and maintained.

  • Formulates and implements guidelines, procedures, internal regulations that are consistent with the policies set forth by the Board, VFI and the industry regulators.

  • Ensures that the institution complies with the Central Bank requirements.

People, Leadership & Culture:

  • Provide effective Christ centered leadership & Culture.

  • Ensure recruitment of competent senior and middle management.

  • Ensures effective staff development, succession planning and performance management systems are in place at all levels & Compensation & benefits.

  • Approves and confirms staff appointment, promotion, demotion, termination and transfer.

  • Embodying of People & Culture policies & procedures.

  • Create a culture of performance where talent thrive, staff are engaged & motivated.

Integration & Partnership:

  • Ensure at national office and branch level integration strategies are fully understood, communicated and practiced.

  • Actively promote joint livelihoods projects with World Vision.

  • Ensures that both VFI and RMCR and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image.

  • Develops networks and strategic alliances to positively influence the economic policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum a Masters degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management or some other related field.

  • Must have at least ten years of working experience in senior management in a combination of the following: micro-enterprise lending organization, banking institution, a progressive corporate environment, international business, agricultural economics/development, or economic and business development institution.

  • Must have a clear understanding of micro finance industry and technology.

  • Must have worked experience in regulatory environment and better with institution that intermediate savings.

  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team.

  • Capability and willingness to lead the organization forward.

  • Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values.

  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach.

  • Fluent in French and working knowledge of English.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge in microfinance and banking

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Office environment: typical office based and frequent travel to fields (40% traveling and 60% office based).

  • Travel: 90% Domestic 10%