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Deputy Chief of Party - USAID Education Project, WV Guatemala

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

World Vision Guatemala is accepting applications for a Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) for an anticipated $25 million five-year USAID-funded education project: Basic Education Quality and Transition to Lower Secondary Activity - BEQT).

The new program will support the Ministry of Education and other key actors to improve the quality of education services, aiming to improving the quality of life of young people, particularly indigenous people and young women. The objectives of the project are: 1. Reading, writing, math and social and emotional learning (SEL) outcomes improved; 2. Rate of student transition to lower secondary increased; 3. Local capacity for sustainability acquired. The project will be implemented in Baja Verapaz, Huehuetenango, El Quiche, and San Marcos.

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

Project Activity and Budget Management:

  • Assist the CoP in the management of the project, the monitoring, preparation, and timely presentation of reports that include financial reports and forecast, progress reports in relation to the annual work plan; changes in the workplan/timeline and / or modifications of the contract; among others. Manage the project budget within the approved levels. Ensure that project expenditures are consistent with approved budgets, project requirements, and that project operations are in full compliance with local accounting, labor, and tax laws. Search for efficiency. Provide experience and operational know-how to the strategic management of the project. Manage project activities, according to results and goals established in the framework of the project, the work schedules, and the adaptations required according to the context. Oversee procurement processes.

Collaboration with Associations and Organizations and Capacity Building:

  • Work closely with local partner organizations and other staff members developing and maintaining partnerships to meet project goals. Lead and build capacity in potential local partners, promoting effective collaboration in the project.

  • Work closely with the local organization that will take over the implementation of the project, working together with the Technical Specialist in Capacity Building, to ensure training and transfer of knowledge, resources and processes for an effective and successful transition.

Human Resources:

  • Provide the necessary support to ensure that all technical and project personnel function within approved budgets and in accordance with USAID and WV regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines. Promote staff integration and a good work environment.

Liaison:

  • Support the CoP in establishing successful external relationships. Coordinate with the government, partner organizations, and education networks. Work together with the CoP in the communications and coordination process with the donor, including communications on project execution, work plans and budget issues.

  • Ensure that all processes are fair and transparent, reviewing financial compliance and directly supervising their implementation.

  • Others inherent to the position.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor of Public Policy, Political Science, Education, Business Administration or other related areas.

  • Desirable specialization in project management, international development or related fields.

  • Master of public policy, political science, education or other related fields desirable.

  • Technical knowledge in education, particularly transition to secondary, and in education projects with a gender, rural, indigenous approach.

  • Desirable field experience implementing development projects.

  • Experience and knowledge in managing USAID programs. Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations.

  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Strong analytical and computing skills and demonstrated knowledge of applications used for project management and supervision.

  • Management of multidisciplinary groups.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Fluency in English and Spanish.

  • Availability to travel.

  • 7 years of senior management experience in development project management, including complex project / grant management.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Direktor - KosInvest

*Please submit your CV in English.

BACKGROUND:

KosInvest is a subsidiary of VisionFund International (VFI) which is the world’s largest Christian microfinance network. For more than 15 years VFI has been improving the lives of children across the developing world, as we provide small loans and other financial services to families experiencing poverty.

As the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision, the world’s largest Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation, VisionFund works in 28 countries through our network of affiliated microfinance institutions (MFIs) located across the globe in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. We impact the lives of over 4 million children each year. We aim to positively impact 10 times the number of children by 2030.

Sharing the same vision as World Vision, VisionFund seeks to provide life in all its fullness to children as their parents receive small loans, improve their businesses and increase their family income.

For more information visit: https://www.kosinvest.org/ and www.visionfund.org

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader from microfinance or banking to lead KosInvest’s highly skilled and dedicated team towards the achievement of KosInvest’s growth strategy, reporting directly into the Chair of the Board of Directors.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

KosInvest is seeking a CEO with strategic vision and strong managerial experience who will lead the organisation in its next phase of growth and development. The CEO will motivate and manage a team to grow a self-sustaining, social impact business with high quality loan portfolio, quality of service and efficiency of operations as well as:

  • Strategically position KosInvest in the market through innovation of new products, services and digital channels;

  • Diversify funding streams through strategic partnerships and third party lenders;

  • Empower families to build brighter futures for vulnerable children in Kosovo in conjunction with World Vision Kosovo.

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

Development and Implementation of Strategy:

  • Implements a strategy in line with VisionFund’s 2030 strategy Our Livelihoods Promise, the Board and the regulatory context;

  • Leads the institution to achieve the financial and social impact, maximising efficiency;

  • Develops effective alliances with partners and regulators;

  • Delivers joint projects with World Vision that scale and amplify our joint ability to improve Child Well-Being;

  • Monitors the market for risks and opportunities and recommends changes for the future of KosInvest.

Financial Performance:

  • Responsible for the financial performance of the company, the business plan, annual budget and operational plan and timely reporting to the Board;

  • Ensures KosInvest is profitable and on target with other key performance ratios;

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

  • Negotiates effectively with creditors, grant bodies and other financial institutions and asscociations.

Builds the organisation's capacity by inspiring and empowering people:

  • Responsible for increasing capacity through recruitment, development and management of staff and ensuring a positive and productive working atmosphere;

  • Grows a strong and motivated Senior Management Team;

  • Ensures KosInvest's organisational culture reflects the Vision, Mission, Core Values and strategy of VFI; leads holistic development of team members.

Risk and Compliance:

  • Responsible for prudent operation and financial management of the company and ensuring an effective internal control and risk management system;

  • Responsible for compliance with the requirements of the Central Bank of Kosovo, other regulators and all VFI policies;

  • Responsible for the findings and opinions of the external and internal audits and for the timely implementation of their recommendations;

  • Prepares the MFI for new regulations and changes in the market.

Drives operational performance through innovation and technology:

  • Continuous improvement of the size and quality of the loan portfolio, quality of service and efficiency of operations;

  • Drives the upgrade of systems and digitalisation of business processes;

  • Ensures KosInvest is properly equipped to provide accurate and timely data for Board and VFI global reporting;

  • Inspires and empowers staff to embrace change, build skills and make continuous improvements.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University degree (at least a Bachelors degree) in the field of economy, jurisprudence or another relevant field which meets Central Bank of Kosovo requirements;

  • Professional experience of at least 15 years, of which at least 7 in management positions and at least 5 in the banking and/or financial sector or any other field considered appropriate by the Central Bank of Kosovo;

  • Have high ethical and professional reputation;

  • Have in-depth understanding of the fiduciary obligations of the role and the legal framework under which financial institutions operate in the Republic of Kosovo;

  • Excellent computer skills and up-to-date knowledge of the use of technology in microfinance/banking;

  • Strong strategic thinking, business planning, KPI-monitoring and report writing skills;

  • Very good financial knowledge and ability to analyse and present financial information;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including negotiating and building external relationships - with fluency in English and Albanian as a minimum (Serbian language in addition is a plus);

  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and commitment to the Vision Statement, Core Values and Mission Statement of World Vision International;

  • A leader with proven ability to motivate staff, positively influence organisational culture for agility and effectiveness, lead staff through periods of change and build high-performing teams;

  • Flexibility to operate in a small organisation where staff contribute across multiple specialisms. Ability to empower and equip staff to tackle varied tasks and situations, and to lead by example;

  • Must be able to provide evidence of complying with the Central Bank of Kosovo requirements for the role (including police and court records) and must fulfil the “fit and proper” criteria (Integrity, Sound Judgement, Leadership, Competence and Financial Soundness);

  • Driving licence and ability to drive throughout Kosovo.

Work Environment:

  • The role is office-based at the headquarters in Prishina and involves travel throughout Kosovo.

  • There will be occasional international travel to meetings/training/conferences.

  • Local package. Applications will be welcomed from the Balkans. A work permit can be arranged.

Regional Finance Director - VisionFund Asia

*Preferred position location: Sri Lanka. Other possible locations: Vietnam, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines or India where VF/WV is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Regional Finance Director (‘RFD’) leads and manages the execution of the VisionFund 2030 Strategy within the region. The role is responsible for all regional microfinance institution (MFI) finance-related issues and works primarily with, and mentors, the MFI CFOs, who have a matrix reporting line into this position, and other Regional Finance staff (as applicable). The RFD is responsible for ensuring proper controls, policies, procedures, reporting standards, and best practices are in place in the MFIs. All efforts will be made to provide global solutions to improve MFI finance processes.

The RFD reports into the Regional Head - Asia and has a matrix line into the Global Director of Regional Finance/VFI CFO (as applicable).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts as a board and committee member on the MFI boards in the region to drive performance and accountability in the MFIs and influence other board members on the adoption of VFI’s strategy. Attend MFI ALCO and Risk Committees.

  • Oversee monthly management accounts process. Responsible for review and sign off of monthly MED reporting and balance sheet reconciliations. Assist in monthly MFI performance reviews. Provide accounting technical support to MFI CFOs.

  • Direct the MFIs planning and budgeting process to ensure the MFIs strategies and plans are aligned to VFI, have financial integrity, and are achievable. Sign-off MFI budgets.

  • Responsible for improving the quality and controls of the Financial and Accounting processes in the MFIs. Day-to-day support of Sun6 project teams in MFIs.

  • Responsible for the implementation of the VFI Finance Manual in the MFIs. Responsible for approving and agreeing any exceptions to this.

  • Ensure the MFI staff receive appropriate training in Finance and Accounting. Ensure suitable induction, training and performance assessment of new MFI CFOs. Input into MFI CFO performance agreement.

  • Implement Risk Management policies within the MFIs, including board approved Risk Management Frameworks and Risk Appetite Statements, and Risk Registers. Ensure Audit & Risk Committees meet regularly.

  • Oversee liquidity and funding needs of the MFIs including the giving of early warning indicators; updating the Global Lender Covenant Tracker; ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements; production of 12-month cash flow forecasts; running of MFI ALCOs and participation in MFI funding calls.

  • Perform on-site financial and strategic reviews and due diligences on MFIs. Other ad hoc strategic projects as required.

  • Oversight of all CFOs of the MFIs in the region with a dotted reporting line.

  • Engage with internal and external Auditors over key audit findings, and work with management and hold them accountable for resolving identified issues.

  • Engage with World Vision's (WV's) National Directors (NDs) in the region to influence integration between VFI and WV in the field.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting. MBA or CPA preferred.

  • Deep financial analysis and accounting understanding, preferably with some audit background.

  • Thorough knowledge and extensive experience (minimum of 7 years) in the microfinance and/or banking sectors.

  • Understanding of balance sheet risk management including interest rate risk, liquidity risk and foreign exchange risk as well as bank funding processes and contracting.

  • Must be experienced in managing effective support of accounting computer software systems including Sun6.

  • Must be cross culturally sensitive as will work with associates from every area of the world.

  • Flexibility on hours to contact people within wide time zone differences is required.

  • Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices.

  • Fluency in English

Preferred:

  • Good project management and organizational skills; a balanced and respectful approach to teams' differing responsibilities; good communication and influencing skills in both oral and written forms; effective coach - able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures formally and informally; solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting; and consulting skills to be able to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time.

Chief of Party - Global Fund Project Malawi

*Only national applicants from Malawi are considered.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Chief of Party (CoP) provides oversight and technical leadership, administration, fiscal management, and grant and contract administration and management, assuring quality, impact and cost effectiveness of the Program. The position serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities. The CoP ensures an integrated vision among different components and implementing partners, and a focus on achieving the results as defined in the grant contract with the donor and promote an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. The position have an overall responsibility of managing all staff of the Global Fund Unit (PRMU). The CoP will work collaboratively with Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Government of Malawi, the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) , The Global Fund Country team and all other stakeholders. He will manage the Global Fund (PRMU) to ensure timely and effective engagement with all stakeholders as well as efficiency, quality and timeliness of all products and activities generated under the program.

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

  • Lead Malawi Global Fund HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Principal Recipient Management Unit (GF PRMU), establish a clear visionof excellence, manage program team and ensure exceptional performance by allstaff of the GF PRMU.

  • Act as the primary program contact to the donor and other local and international stakeholders responsible for addressing all program-related matters. Serve as the primary point of contact for the Global Fund, and other relevant programs stakeholders on matters related to the Global Fund HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria program in Malawi.

  • Lead, manage, and supervise delivery teams comprising long and short-term team members and implementing partners.

  • Ensure high-quality monitoring and evaluation of program impact and timely submission of donor reports and deliverables.

  • Lead the team in developing and finalizing package of documents for the grant making as required by the Global Fund, leading to signing of the grant agreement with the Global Fund.

  • Lead development and review of annual and quarterly work plans for the GlobalFund Country Team.

  • With key program staff and stakeholders, ensure the Program’s strategic objectives and results are fully accomplished and met expected technical quality standards.

  • Provide guidance and overall technical oversight to implementing partners.

  • Ensuring the Program annual budget is well-developed, and its execution is monitored on an ongoing basis.

  • Ensuring the targets are met and quality of implementation is achieved tomaximize impact.

  • Implementation plans adequately prepared in a timely manner.

  • Compliance to contractual obligations by all stakeholders is maintained over the life span of the Program.

  • Ensuring that the relevant technical capacity is available for delivery of theplans.

  • The programs implemented are of the best quality.

  • Ensuring the achievement of all results based on thecontractual agreement between the Principal Recipient and the GlobalFund.

  • Ensure effective coordination and communication with the various stakeholders involved in the implementation of theproject.

  • Submit progress reports (programmatic and financial) including Progress Update and Disbursement Requests (PU/DR), annual reports to the Global Fund in a timely manner.

  • Ensure individual and team performance is professionally managed and meets WVI’s standards, policies and procedures and technical quality implementation.

  • Performing and highly motivated GF PRMU team is sustained with clear objectives, implementation strategies and Key Performance Indicators(KPIs).

  • Staff support and professional development needs are identified and met forimproved staffperformance.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum of 8 years’experience in international development, with a focus on public health and infectious diseases program management or in the administration of complex public health projects in LMIC context.

  • Experience leading Global Fund.

  • Extensive experience in leading and managing of large (budgeted at $US10M or more) healthprojects,especiallyHIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malariaandotherpublichealthprograms,anddealingwithinternationalpartners the Global Fund, USAID, DFID, EU or other bilateral-funded projects.

  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges, and opportunities and implications to community development, particularly public health.

  • In-depth knowledge of matters related to HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria transmission, prevention, treatment and care and strategies to reach the Key Populations and toinfluence policies and decisions.

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree or higher in PublicHealth is required (Master’s degree in Business Administration is preferred).

  • Hands on experience in implementing large-scale HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria or other infectious diseases programs.

  • Demonstrated experience as development professional in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating programs and managing pool of technicalsupport.

  • Knowledge of gender issues in health programming.

  • Hands on experience in health system strengthening program implementation is desired.

  • Fluency in English Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Preferred:

  • Ability to develop and monitor a dynamic partnership and constructive working relationships with all stakeholders, including civil society organizations (CSOs) and decentralized government agencies and service providers.

  • Experience with The Global Fund program management is preferable.

  • Proven ability to use, analyze and interpret complex sets of information for informed and evidence-based decisionmaking.

  • Proven ability to prepare reports, perform strategic program analysis, briefing notes and clear communication with stakeholders on the Program progress:

  • Demonstrated ability to take responsibility, make strategic, technically and politically sound decisions and monitor their execution in a timely and efficient manner:

  • Proactively and in timely manner identify the Program needs and propose effective and efficient solutions to address the needs and bottlenecks during the Program implementation.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Willingness and ability to travel 30% locally and internationally is required.

Especialista en Relaciones Corporativas e Intermediación Labor

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Especialista en Relaciones Corporativas e Intermediación Laboral

Fecha límite de aplicación:

25 de abril

Localidad del puesto:

San Pedro Sula

Fecha de inicio vacante:

10 de mayo

Cantidad requerida:

1 Plaza

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza permanente

Propósito del Puesto

Contribuirá al logro de los objetivos del proyecto Youth Ready Binacional e Iniciativa Valle de Sula estableciendo y manteniendo relaciones de colaboración con el Sector Privado y Público con el fin de identificar y promover oportunidades de empleabilidad y pasantías para las y los jóvenes beneficiarios, asesorando y acompañándoles en sus trayectorias sociolaborales de empleo o negocio durante el ciclo de implementación y reportando periódicamente estadísticas de progreso y logro con base en los indicadores de desempeño del proyecto.

Requisitos Técnicos:

  • Profesional Universitario en mercado, administración de empresas o afines.

  • Mínimo de 3 años en temas de mercadeo y relacionamiento corporativo o responsabilidad social empresarial.

  • Experiencia en procesos de intermediación laboral para jóvenes.

  • Conocimientos de redes y mercadeo social.

  • Manejar vehículo (4x4).

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  • Implementar un plan de relacionamiento corporativo basado en las necesidades de los proyectos y programa técnico, relacionados con el tema de empleabilidad y habilidades para la vida de WVH y apoyo a la estrategia de mercadeo organizacional.

  • Servir como punto focal para la Dirección de GAM en el Valle de Sula para el desarrollo de mercadeo institucional que permita fortalecer, establecer y mantener relaciones con el sector corporativo para posicionar a WVH.

  • Elaborar e implementar la Estrategia de acompañamiento y fortalecimiento a las y los jóvenes que sigan la ruta sociolaboral de empleo o emprendimiento.

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

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

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

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

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

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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%

Grants Acquisition & Management Director, WV Sudan

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Grants Acquisition Director is a member of the Senior Leadership Team, made responsible to provide overall leadership to the Program Development Department with mandate to a) raise WV Sudan’s grants portfolio, b) enhance WV Sudan’s visibility and engagement with strategic stakeholders and c) strengthen grant compliance within the organization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Raise and Diversify Grant Portfolio:

  • The GAM Director will provide leadership to increase the grant portfolio of WV Sudan in order to reach the National Strategy, advance child wellbeing and meet funding mix proportions as defined in annual targets.

  • Develop and maintain high quality working relationships with support offices, the Regional Programme Management Unit and in particular the Grant Acquisition and Management (GAM) Hub to support the process of proactively identifying and developing grant opportunities that will raise WV Sudan profile.

  • Work with Finance team to ensure budgeting and all necessary costs are correctly formatted.

  • Ensure high quality concepts and proposals are prepared in line with World Vision and donor strategies.

  • Mobilize Department teams to support the grants development process by leading the complete risk assessment processes and go/no-go decision for potential opportunities.

  • Lead the process of preparing funding proposals, including Grants, Private Non Sponsorship Projects and Corporate Donors.

  • Manage opportunity pipeline tracking planning based on country level donor mapping, strategic direction and areas of alignment prioritizing grant opportunities that are aligned with National Office strategic priorities.

Visibility and Engagement with strategic Stakeholders:

  • Ensure an up-to-date donor-engagement plan exists and that relevant staff are equipped to adopt and implement the plan.

  • Develop close relationships with donor agencies, particularly those with local missions in Sudan to explore opportunities for deepening their engagement with WV Sudan.

  • Actively engage prioritized Support Offices to raise the visibility and credibility of WV Sudan as a ‘National Office of Choice’ for support from private, bilateral and multi-lateral partners.

  • Participate in hosting high profile donors and partners to WV Sudan with a view to deepening their understanding and engagement of WVT programmes.

  • Represent WV Sudan at key national and international forums.

Grant Management Compliance on Donor and Partnership Standards:

  • Ensure that the resource acquisition management system effectively standardizes processes for identifying and establishing priority sectors and opportunities, assessing risk and managing project cycle.

  • Contribute to the development of staff and capacity for grants compliance (financial, contractual, programmatic and reporting) to increase program quality, credibility and marketability of WV Sudan projects.

  • Develop and sustain an effective grant performance tracker and dashboard across WV Sudan’s grants portfolio that will support to identify risks and challenges in a timely way and to prepare effective management reports on overall grants performance.

  • Actively engage support offices and East Africa Regional Office for regular support and capacity building of staff and partners in Monitoring & Evaluation, compliance management, and research and documentation.

  • Ensure full and timely compliance of the Program Development Department on all required organizational dashboards and indicators.

Team Performance Management:

  • Provide leadership in facilitating a high performance management culture, open trustworthy staff relationships and integrity to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.

  • Pursue meaningful opportunities for training and capacity building for staff to enhance their skills in experience.

  • Purposefully promote a high level of collaboration and integration of Department objectives with other WV Sudan Departments.

  • Actively manage staff performance and ensure staff job descriptions, contracts and performance reviews are up to date and submitted in a timely manner.

Lead strategic Partnering through:

  • Coordinating in close collaboration with the Department Directors the development innovative and meaningful partnerships and consortia with private, public and non-government partners.

  • Managing end-to-end partner engagement processes for WV Sudan i.e. tool development, identification, solicitation, vetting, selection, performance assessment and MoU signing.

  • Liaising with Partnership stakeholders (GC, EAR and SOs) in engaging partners.

  • Maintaining sound relationships with partners i.e. soliciting and providing feedback and exploring areas for growth.

Financial and non-Financial Resource Management:

  • Ensure Stewardship and accountability of WV Sudan material and financial resources that are managed by the Program Development Department.

  • Through a high standard of personal and professional integrity, instill and promote a culture of total accountability and care with donors’ resources entrusted to WV.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s and/or professional qualification in International Development studies, Community Development or any Social Science related degree from a recognized University.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in programming (designing, implementing, evaluating and monitoring) of integrated development, relief and/or advocacy of donor funded projects.

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of National office grant management and experience of grant compliance procedures and regulations for major bilateral and multilateral donors.

  • Experience on influencing policy formulation, implementation, evaluation, mobilization for stakeholder’s engagement in the decision making process.

  • Have at least 7 years’ experience at managerial level in an international NGO.

  • Be a results orientated leader with the ability to handle a heavy work load, manage and satisfy multiple conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.

  • Ability to provide spiritual leadership to the team.

  • Ability to think strategically and innovatively, constantly pursuing new and better ways of working.

  • Be committed to empowering others for transformation – both inside and outside of the organization.

  • Be committed to pursuing tangible and lasting impact in the lives of the poor through an empowerment approach.

  • Ability to inspire across a wide range of audiences and to communicate effectively.

  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all staff and other key partners.

  • Demonstrate leadership and team building ability.

  • Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • A good understanding of humanitarian sector and proven ability to design project proposals.

  • A good understanding of how major donors fund the international community and their policies.

  • Proven and demonstrated success in acquiring donor funding.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • This is a non-family post.

  • Office based environment with frequent travel to the field and National Office.

  • Travel required: 35% domestic travel and occasional international travel (approximately 2 to 4 trips a year).

  • On call: 20%.

Integrated Programs Director, WV Senegal

*We will be accepting applications until we find the right candidate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. The West Africa Regional Office (WARO) provides oversight to 8 National Offices where World Vision’s focus is programme implementation. The 8 National Offices are Chad, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Central Africa Republic.

The West Africa Region is under the oversight and leadership of the Regional Leader (RL). The RL is accountable to the World Vision partnership to hold National Directors accountable for the effective implementation of the whole mission of World Vision in their respective countries through effective strategies & coherent goals and objectives between different entities within the region.

The role of the West Africa Regional Office (WARO) is to provide support and guidance to these National Offices for delivery of the mission of World Vision to implement child-focused transformational development, promote justice through advocacy and provide humanitarian assistance in situations of crisis or emergencies related to natural causes, conflict or other reasons. This position will report directly to the World Vision Senegal National Director and will be a member of the NO’s Senior Leadership Team.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Position is responsible to provide overall strategic leadership, oversight and management support to programs staff for all aspects of Field Operations including Sponsorship and grant funded projects in the National Office. It will provide leadership oversight to the National Office in operationalizing the strategic ministry priorities into programming and ensure all programs are managed effectively and contribute to Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the National Office Strategy.

The position will facilitate effective integration of various lines of ministry and funding streams to achieve program effectiveness. Integration and mainstreaming of Faith and Development, Gender, Disability and Environment, and Peace will be a considered priority of the Integrated Programs Director. The position will ensure that programs meet community and donor accountability requirements in line with World Vision’s policies and standards and provide leadership in external engagement with active donors and partners and prospective investors, Church leaders, the private sector, senior government officials and other NGOs in relevant programming and operational matters.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership, Capacity Development and Strategic Partnering:

  • Provide overall strategic leadership to the IP team.

  • Provides purpose and direction and communicates the vision and goals in a clear and compelling way.

  • Empower a new generation of program leaders and technical specialists within WVS.

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships support spiritual development of his/her team.

  • Provide leadership for effective programming in interfaith contexts.

  • Ensure annual Integrated Programs (IP) budgets for programs are developed, expenditures monitored and corrective actions taken for timely implementation of impactful programs benefiting children.

  • Ensure programs achieve Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the organization's Ministry Framework and Development Approach, and NO’s strategic priorities and program designs.

  • Ensure full and timely execution of the NO AOPs and efficient Budgets utilization.

  • Ensure that Integrated Programs are managed and executed well as per plans within time and budgets, meeting donor and community accountability.

  • Provide leadership for the effective oversight of disaster management and HEA functions, based on Partnership protocols and standards, including the development and implementation of a National office disaster preparedness plan.

  • Facilitate the Program Capability Review and the implementation of the operational aspects of the Organizational Capacity Plan (OCP).

  • Ensure programs achieve Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the organization's Ministry Framework and Development Approach, and NO’s strategic priorities and program designs.

  • Provide oversight to operational risk management, including ensuring the implementation and maintenance of core security requirements.

Strategic Management & Engagements:

  • Ensure that the national office strategy is ambitious, relevant to community and country context and aligned to WVI global strategy.

  • Ensure that national office strategy is understood and cascaded to all levels of the Programs division.

  • Promote innovation among the IPD team to maximize ministry growth and impact.

  • Develop and implement strategies for intentional and mutual learning among IP staff between programs and between other regions (a wider geographical area).

  • Ensure that staff are assisted to understand, internalize and demonstrate the following: World Vision TD Frame - Domains of Change /Child Well-being Aspirations; Child Well-being Outcomes; & Child Well-being Targets, and perspective of poverty.

  • Ensure that all program interventions are supported and implemented as per LEAP, and other partnership and donor standards.

  • Ensure a learning culture, evidence based programming and documentation of best practices and industry standards.

Grants Management:

  • Provide leadership on strengthening management of grant funded projects. Monitor the entire grant management process and ensure proper compliance to donor requirements and regulations, including the sub-grant partners.

  • Manage donor concerns (government/private donors and support offices) ensuring proper resolutions for both parties have been reached.

  • Provide support including prepositioning of World Vision with in-country donor representatives, responding to appropriate requests for applications for bilateral and multilateral sources in coordination with relevant SOs and management of grant funded programs.

  • Provide leadership and support for new Program development, improvement in Program quality and Program transition in line with business plan.

  • Ensure the proper integration of Faith & Development, Advocacy, HEA, sectorial program and cross cutting themes (e.g., Child Protection, Environmental & Climate Change, and Gender) in programming across all funding types.

Accountability and Quality Assurance:

  • Provide leadership for quality programming, innovative designs, monitoring, evaluation, reflection, learning and reporting of all WVS's Program interventions according to WV (including LEAP) and global standards.

  • Ensure that findings and recommendations from various accountability mechanisms such as Peer Review, Operational and Finance Audits, Program evaluations, Program Capability Review, are acted upon in a timely and effective manner.

  • Provide leadership and management and stewardship of donor and organizational resources under the field operations responsibilities.

  • In close working with functional heads, ensure provision of good quality services to programs and programs in turn comply with partnership standards, policies and protocols, including all relevant sections of the Field Finance Manual.

  • In close collaboration with the People & Culture Director, support the hiring processes of program staff to ensure right candidates are recruited, retained and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development.

  • Give support to the Finance Director for effective implementation of internal control systems are implemented to mitigate risks and ensure accountability that will result in good audit ratings.

Networking and Coordination:

  • Ensure effective bilateral and multilateral donor engagement with local, regional and national as needed to strengthen relationships and ensure alignment with priorities.

  • Build and maintain effective communication and partnerships with SO partners at all times.

  • Ensure that local level programming contributes to national level advocacy strategies.

  • In the spirit of twin citizenship, contribute to knowledge sharing and collaborative learning through internal avenues such as the Field Operations Leader CoP.

  • Capacity BuildingProvide strong and positive leadership to the IP department ensuring competent and motivated staff are hired and retained.

  • Support professional and personal development of staff through on­ the-job coaching, identification of learning and training needs and opportunities.

Other:

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • The position holder should have a Master’s degree in International Development, Program Management, Business Administration, Public Health, Economics, Rural Development or related field.

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience with a thorough understanding of all areas of project management cycles in a complex, international development organization especially in development and Relief Projects. 7 years should have been at a managerial level.

  • Demonstrated leadership results in complex situations.

  • General understanding of at least four of the following programmatic sectors: Health & Nutrition; Livelihoods & Resilience; Education; WASH; Disaster Risk Reduction; Food Assistance and Emergency Response.

  • Demonstrated record of accomplishment in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.

  • The position holder must be results oriented and team a player.

  • Deep knowledge of WVI working systems, policies and standards will be an advantage.

  • The position holder must be fluent in English and French.

  • Ability to engage at a strategic level with senior government, UN and INGO officials.

  • Ability to lead a multi-cultural team with an empowering and outcome oriented approach.

  • Strong budgetary and financial management skills.

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

  • The person must be results oriented, able to handle public relations, able to satisfy donors and a team player.

  • Good interpersonal, organizational and management skills.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Ability to work on a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.

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

  • Computer literate.

  • Professional Certificate in Portfolio and/or Program Management with accredited institutions.

  • Excellent in written and spoken English. French would be added advantage.

  • Strong skills in time management and ability to meet strict deadlines.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in preparing and facilitating large group meetings.

  • Good information presentation skills.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Grants Compliance Director

*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 THE POSITION:

The Grants Compliance Director will lead the efforts, across the partnership to assure WVI is managing the supply chain related risks of all types of grants effectively. This includes close coordination with donors, support offices, global, regional and national office supply chain teams and other stake holders all levels. In addition, this role will be leading Supply Chain Data Analysis and have input to the management of supply chain governance documents (Supply Chain Policies, Processes, SOPs and Business Rules) including assessment of their applicability, identification of gaps, managing exception approval process.

Increased attention to grants helps achieve World Vision’s Strategic Mandates 2 & 3 (Strengthening Grass Roots Capacity, and Growing Resources). It is important to manage grants in compliance with donor regulations and ensuring timely delivery of project activities. Accordingly, Global Supply Chain has a clear mandate to set strategies, policies, standards, controls and especially capacity building of National Office Supply Chain teams

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

Business Requirements:

  • Proactively engage with Donors, Support Offices (SOs), GAM Teams, Finance Business Partners and other stakeholders ensuring good coordination, adequate information sharing, embedding the Supply Chain Management function in the Grant Acquisition and management process.

  • Engage with GAM Team in annual grant forecasting, review the progress of grant pipeline plans and identification of future trends and functional needs / readiness.

Donor Procurement Governance Management:

  • Provide orientation to Donors & SOs program officers regarding WVI Supply Chain Management Governance Documents & Tools. (Policies, Processes, SOPs, Business Rules and ProVision environment).

  • Identify gaps between WVI & Donor policies and procedures, evaluate the impacts and mitigate risk.

Training and Capacity Building:

  • Lead & coordinate initiatives on grant capacity building in collaboration with various Support Offices and Regional Offices, Capacity Building Working Group, Finance Business Partners and other Stakeholders.

  • Review effectiveness of current staff capacity building models, seek to replicate best practices.

  • Maintain key WV grant resources, materials and databases.

  • Maintain a roster of grant certified staff and coordinate deployment of staff as needed.

  • Mentoring of Regional Grants Supply Chain Management point persons on grant management.

Monitoring Tool of Grant Execution:

  • Coordinate with Global Centre Financial Reporting and Business Intelligence Team in developing a Global Grant Performance Dashboard.

  • Globally rollout such monitoring tool at Regional Office (RO) and National Office (NO) level.

Control and Compliance:

  • Provide leadership in evaluating potential risk exposure in grants management & develop annual risk mitigation plans.

  • Coordinate with SO/Regional grant staff in developing strategies to address high priority areas.

  • With particular focus on Global Fund grants, develop initiatives to ensure adequate oversight of multi-lateral funding not assigned to SOs.

  • Evaluate risks exposure on new operational delivery models with close collaboration with Finance Business Partner and other Stake Holders. (Cash programs – cash vouchers, E-wallets, Implementing through Partners).

  • Recommend innovative solutions and tools to continuously improve grant supply chain management and adapt to the rapidly changing grant landscape.

  • Resolve/address short-term issues and action items regarding grant compliance coming from grant stakeholder groups.

Global Supply Chain Management Documentation Management:

  • This role will be leading the Supply Chain Management Data Analysis and have input to the management of Supply Chain Management Governance Documents (Policies, Processes, SOPs and Business Rules) including assessment of their

  • applicability, identification of gaps, managing exception approval process.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience working with Non-Governmental Organisation’s grants management teams and or Donor grants management teams.

Understanding of NGO cross cultural environment and commercial and legal risks in NGO working contexts.

Proven experience at Strategic Leadership level (preferably in Supply Chain Management) with working experience in grant related projects.

Degree in Supply Chain Management or Commerce or Law or equivalent professional qualification. Post graduate qualifications and or CIPS certification will be looked upon favorably.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Substantive experience working in the INGO sector dealing with multiple donor funds and meeting different donor requirements.

CIPS, Legal or Commercial Contracts experience.

Demonstratable experience in successful leading initiatives related to compliance and capacity building.

Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders to reach consensus and execution of plans.

Work Environment/Travel:

Ability and willingness to travel anywhere that World Vision operates, including international travel, up to 30% of the time.