Restoring Dignity

Disasters and crises can strike anywhere. But in developing countries, the impact can be particularly devastating. Help us protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope in the world’s toughest places, where children need us most. Is your vision our vision? 

RAM Coordinator

WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN NGO CENTERED ON CHILDREN

RECRUITING INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY

POSITION: Resources Acquisition & Management Coordinator

Localisation: National Office (Dakar)

Number: 01

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

Purpose of the position:

Assurer le Leadership dans le développement et la gestion des ressources et les relations avec les donateurs public et partenaires nationaux et internationaux. Le titulaire du poste sera responsable du développement de programmes et de propositions pour des opportunités de financement auprès des bailleurs de fonds privés, bilatéraux et multilatéraux de grande valeur, compétitives et complexes, alignées à la stratégie de WV Sénégal. Il s’agira de mobiliser des équipes de développement de propositions inter fonctionnelles, d’appuyer dans la mise en oeuvre de ces projets pour assurer la qualité des documents à soumettre aux bailleurs ou aux partenaires selon le cas, mais aussi la création et la promotion d'alliances stratégiques avec des donateurs ciblés, et d'autres ONG afin d'accroître les ressources pour les enfants et les communautés les plus vulnérables au Sénégal.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsabilités et résultats clés

Temps en (%)

1.

Protection de l’enfant

Défendre et promouvoir les valeurs et pratiques organisationnelles, telles que la protection de l'enfant, rapporter les cas d'abus faits par des membres du personnel ou d'autres personnes, etc. conformément aux documents de références de WVS.

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2.

Acquisition des Ressources

Poursuivre les opportunités de mobilisation des ressources alignées sur la stratégie et les capacités de WV Sénégal auprès de divers donateurs privés et publics (bilatéraux et multilatéraux)

Mobiliser et diriger des équipes de développement de propositions multifonctionnelles avec des attentes et des échéances claires;

Mobiliser une équipe de développement de propositions multipartenaires pour des propositions de consortium

Anticiper, planifier et écrire des propositions avec un taux de succès de plus de 75%

Examiner régulièrement les évaluations des projets, les leçons apprises, les projets et autres rapports internes et d'autres ONG et donateurs et appliquer les innovations et les meilleures pratiques dans les futures propositions

Accompagner les programmes à développer des propositions en complément de leur programmation.

Assurer que la mobilisation des ressources publiques est intégrée dans le RAM Business Plan

3.

Développer les relations et le réseau de partenaires de World Vision Sénégal

Rencontrer et fournir régulièrement des résumés des réalisations et des mises à jour officielles et informelles aux représentants actuels et futurs des donateurs

Faire des présentations aux groupes des donateurs et des ONG pour partager l'apprentissage, promouvoir les meilleures pratiques, coordonner la programmation et favoriser les alliances et les opportunités de consortiums.

Rechercher et suivre les stratégies des donateurs, le financement et les tendances réglementaires et conseiller la Direction

Développer en collaboration avec l’équipe de communication des stratégies et support de communication pour partager régulièrement les réalisations et bonnes pratiques avec les bailleurs de fonds et partenaires.

Développer et gérer une base de données des partenaires et bailleurs de fonds pour les financements publics et privés

S’assurer de manière assertive et structurée que le suivi de possibles ou nouvelles opportunités sont effectifs et requérir le soutien du Directeur RAM à temps.

Représenter WV Sénégal dans les rencontres jugées pertinentes par la Direction

Coordonner le développement et la mise à jour de manière régulière d’un plan d’engagement des principaux bailleurs de fonds privés, bilatéraux et multilatéraux

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4.

Conformité contractuelle et gestion de projet

Organiser des ateliers / réunions de démarrage de projet pour discuter de manière complète et détaillée des exigences et règles du bailleur afin de permettre une bonne conformité à celles-ci

Accompagner et soutenir les manager Manager / Coordinateur de projet pour assurer une conformité aux exigences contractuelles du projet et du respect et normes de WVI dans la mise en oeuvre du projet, du démarrage á la clôture du projet.

Participer aux réunions et revues de terrain, visite de terrain, et fournir de façon directe le support nécessaire aux équipes de mise en oeuvre quand c’est nécessaire

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5.

Capacity Building

Soutenir le renforcement de capacité des personnelles et autres parties prenantes de WVS dans le développement et la gestion des ressources.

Fournir un encadrement technique à tous les chargés de projet pour une bonne connaissance des exigences des bailleurs de fonds publics.

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6.

Autres responsabilités

Effectuer d’autres tâches telle que requises par la hiérarchie

5

Total

100%

Core capabilities (Niveau de compétence: 1=Evolutif 2 =Compétent 3=Avancé) Capacité fondamentale

Niveaux

(1, 2, 3)

Exemples de niveaux avancés

(une liste complete des indicateurs disponibles dans des capacités fondamentales dans les descriptions d’emplois- Guide du gestionnaiare)

Indv

Ldr

Capacité de réalisation

Parvenir à des services et à des résultats de qualité

3

Faire preuve de redevabilité et d’intégrité

3

Communiquer les informations de manière efficace

2

Capacité de réflexion

Penser de maniére Claire, profonde et générale

3

Comprendre l’industrie humanitaire

3

Comprendre la mission et les opérations de Vision Mondiale

3

Innover et susciter le changement

2

Capacité d’auto-gestion

Mener une vie et un travail christocentriques

3

Apprendre à des fins de croissance et de développement

3

Rester efficace tout en maintenant un équilibre entre travail et vie de famille

2

Capacité relationnelle

Etablir des rapports de collaboration

3

Respecter la diversité de genre et de culture

2

Influencer les groupes et les individus

2

Autres responsabilités:

Exécuter toute autre tâche

Qualifications : Formation/Connaissances/Connaissances Techniques et Expériences

Les éléments suivants sont exigés à travers une combinaison de formation formelle, auto-formation, expériences, etc.

Qualification minimum exigée:

BAC+3 en Gestion des projets, en finance ou en développement international

Minimum 3 ans dans l’acquisition et la gestion de projets

Experience préféré:

Bac+4 en Gestion des projets ou en suivi et évaluation

Minimum 5 ans dans la gestion et l’acquisition de financements des bailleurs de fonds bilatéraux (USAID, GAC, DFID, etc.) ou multilatéraux (Union Européenne, Global Fund, agences des Nations-Unies, etc.)

Etre capable de travailler en équipe, et de contribuer à la construction de l’esprit d’équipe

Savoir focaliser le travail sur les aspects stratégiques et les traduire dans un appui programmatique/pratique

Avoir l’expérience de développer des propositions avec des partenaires locaux et en consortium

Compétences techniques:

Capacité à trouver et analyser les politiques et stratégies de financements des bailleurs de fonds publiques et privés

Capacité à développer une nouvelle relation avec des partenaires techniques et financiers

Bonne capacité de représentativité

Connaissance des droits des enfants, des politiques, lois et règlement en vigueur au Sénégal et dans le partenariat de WV

Très bon niveau dans la compréhension et la rédaction de documents.

Etre doté d’une sensibilité, d’une ouverture d’esprit, et du respect des différences culturelles

Maîtrise de l’outil informatique, et la pratique des logiciels courant (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) et spécifiques au développement.

Excellente communication écrite et orale en français et anglais

Etre doté d’une bonne santé, accepter de voyager

Environnement et Conditions de travail :

o Voyage : jusqu’à un maximum de 50%

o Communication téléphonique: 35%

Process of hiring

·Phase 1 : writing test ;

·Phase 2: individual interview with a panel.

Application:

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

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

Externally, go through the link http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-senegal

Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

Deadline for application: 9th February 2020

Technical Director, Humanitarian Partnerships

*Position location: Dubai, United Emirates or in Europe where WVI is registered to operate.

BACKGROUNG/CONTEXT:

  • Responding to the needs of vulnerable children in humanitarian emergencies is central to World Vision’s identity and ministry since its founding. WV’s core values, mission statement, policies and strategic imperative to ‘deepen our commitment to the most vulnerable children’ all reinforce our commitment to principled humanitarian action framed by our Christian identity and child focus.

  • World Vision’s global strategy ‘Our Promise’ reinforces our commitment to external engagement and collaboration. We are seeking to deepen our influence of a more effective humanitarian sector with and through partnerships.

  • World Vision is committed to empowering national and local actors and signed on to the Grand Bargain at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016, committing to support localization and grow its partnering capacity by increasing its investment in capacity building that strengthens civil society, local actors and governments to meet the needs of the most vulnerable children.

  • The Technical Director for Humanitarian Partnerships will be responsible for developing and implementing a comprehensive humanitarian partnering strategy aimed at identifying shared value, influencing and funding opportunities, as well as meeting World Vision’s global commitments.

  • They will be responsible for providing strategic guidance to build WV’s humanitarian partnering capacity, scale-up and will facilitate/support capacity building at the local and regional levels.

  • They will manage external and internal relationships, building and maintaining networks inside and outside of the humanitarian sector, proactively seeking input and consulting with stakeholders, as well as contributing towards global reporting, monitoring and evaluation of World Vision’s partnering practice.

  • They will represent World Vision externally with relevant inter-agency bodies, Governments, civil society, community representatives, private sector, faith actors and academia at global levels.

  • They will provide guidance and advice to relevant teams on contract management, risk assessment and mitigation for humanitarian partnering in collaboration with relevant units at Field Office/response, Regional Office (and as relevant Support Office) level-counterparts, audit functions.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this position is to lead the development and implementation of World Vision's global humanitarian partnering strategy, grow World Vision's partnering capacity for the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance in emergencies and fragile contexts, and increase its impact, influence and income to meet the needs of the most vulnerable children and communities. The role sits in the Disaster Management (DM) External Engagement and Resource Development team and reports to the Senior Director.

World Vision is seeking a new Technical Director for Humanitarian Partnerships to lead the development and implementation of its global humanitarian partnering strategy and to grow its partnering capacity for the effective delivery of humanitarian assistance in emergencies and fragile contexts.

Driven by conflict, climate change and natural disasters, increasing and protracted humanitarian crises mean childhoods are often scarred by violence, long term displacement and disrupted education. Partnering with others is key to meeting these growing needs effectively. As a leading faith-based humanitarian agency World Vision is seeking to strengthen and expand its partnerships. As a signatory to the Grand Bargain we are committed to empowering national and local actors and to partnering with them to bring assistance and hope to crisis affected children and communities worldwide.

Leading strategy, engaging others across the organization, managing relationships and representing World Vision externally requires a candidate with exceptional consultative, relational and convening abilities. S/he will have extensive humanitarian partnering and risk management experience, a track record of building partnering capacity, representation, and leading consortia with civil society, local actors, donors, the United Nations and the private sector.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic & Operational Leadership:

  • Develop and implement a partnering strategy, aimed at identifying shared value, influencing and funding opportunities, for humanitarian and fragile contexts.

  • Ensure that partnering implementation models are tested, reviewed and used based on evidence of effective outcomes; and that this evidence is understood, disseminated and used to incentivize further investment in humanitarian partnering across the organisation.

  • Work closely with the Resource Development team, global GAM, relevant SOs and Field offices to pursue revenue-generating opportunities to expand humanitarian partnering in priority contexts.

  • Work closely with DM Policy & Advocacy, and A&EE to develop messaging, World Vision’s global positioning and engagement on localization and other relevant issues.

  • Ensure establishment of effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems, that enable timely & accurate reports that meet donor requirements regarding humanitarian partnering.

  • Develop a system for monitoring the effectiveness and risk of humanitarian partnering with regular reports provided to senior leadership to inform strategic decision making.

Partnering Preparedness & Internal Engagements:

  • Effectively manage internal relationships, building and maintaining networks inside and outside of the Disaster Management team, proactively consulting and seeking input from stakeholders on strategy development & implementation.

  • Lead development of appropriate structures, standards, policies, staffing and resources for DM related humanitarian partnering, including prepositioning and preparedness, in line with industry standards.

  • Provide pro-active and strategic guidance for humanitarian partnering scale-up and required capacity building at local and regional levels to facilitate partnering prepositioning and preparedness.

  • Lead collaboration with SO, RO and target FO teams to develop and conduct training in partnering methodologies and concepts.

  • Support technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor-funded projects.

Networking, Partnering, External Representation & Research:

  • Lead DM global external engagement on Humanitarian Partnering and localization by initiating and building collaborative relationships with key stakeholders, building and systematically maintaining a strong network of industry contacts and representing World Vision as an expert voice/thought leader in relevant external fora.

  • Lead strategic operational research & learning that collects and disseminates evidence of good practice, contributes to reporting on global commitments, such as the GB and WHS on humanitarian partnering, in cooperation with Disaster

  • Management, A&EE, VFI, the resilience & livelihoods team.

  • Ensure timely dissemination of research & learning to local actors, donors, Government, academia and the private sector to promote WV's capacity, scope and best practice.

  • Effectively utilise external networks of industry stakeholders in order to remain abreast of the latest industry trends.

  • Participate in, foster and actively contribute to inter-agency initiatives, working groups and networks related to strategic planning, policy influence and funding to position WV as an actor with influence.

Emergency Response & Recovery Operations:

  • Ensure that there is pro-active, timely advise to response management on the feasibility of humanitarian partnering in response and priority fragile contexts.

  • Conduct on-going (pre-crisis) partnering capacity and capability assessments.

  • Ensure that partnering approaches are integrated into relevant grant design and meet all strategic objectives through staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Deploy to response contexts to set up and/or support the set-up of humanitarian partnerships and help facilitate engagement with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University Degree or Post graduate qualification and / or professional background in strategy development, operational implementation, international development/ humanitarian or other relevant field.

  • At least eight years of international humanitarian resource development, preferably extensive operations experience in fragile contexts.

  • Demonstrated leadership and innovative strategic thinking experience as well as operational management expertise in complex, insecure and fluid contexts with multi-disciplinary, multi-cultural and often partly remote teams and internal as well as external stakeholders across continents.

  • High level influence and representation and collaboration skills as part of the global humanitarian system with international and national donors, public audience, media, Government(s), academia, private sector on topics regarding humanitarian context solutions with local and multi-national business, social enterprises, innovation.

  • Knowledge of, and expertise in external partnering, including approaches, procedures, compliance requirements (due diligence, blocked party screening, etc.)

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills plus strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Proficiency in computer & online tools including Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes (or similar software), email, internet.

  • Demonstrated excellent inter-personal and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills relevant.

  • 8 years of management experience in international humanitarian assistance operations.

  • Strong knowledge of the humanitarian sector including humanitarian Principles, standards and sectors.

  • Experience in an strategy development, international cross-sector collaboration and multi-sector portfolio management.

  • Good understanding of aid organization and private sector dynamics related programming.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Proficiency in other languages such as French and Spanish would be desirable.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

General:

  • Ability to influence, coordinate and build strategies, tools and a cohesive team with clear deliverables and outputs that can be replicated and scaled up in the future.

  • Extensive experience in external engagement and networking with institutional donors, Government, private sector, inter-agency bodies, academia.

  • Extensive experience in resource acquisition / funding.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and great communicator.

Technical:

  • Demonstrated experience with implementing humanitarian partnering strategies for humanitarian and/or recovery and development programming.

  • Understanding of the benefits of and organizational barriers to effectively using and expanding humanitarian partnering approaches.

  • Experience researching, designing and implementing partnering strategies.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Frequent international travel (30%) including field visits in humanitarian responses, external engagement/ representation at international conferences.

  • This role involves contributing to the facilitation and coordination of a virtual, geographically-dispersed multi-sector, multi-ministry teams and programming and humanitarian operations network.

Senior Technical Advisor – Resource Development, DMT

*Position location: South Africa, Johannesburg and in the Southern Africa Region - home based, where WVI is registered to operate.

BACKGROUNG/CONTEXT:

  • Responding to the needs of vulnerable children in humanitarian emergencies is central to World Vision’s identity and ministry since its founding. World Vision’s core values, mission statement, policies and strategic imperative to ‘deepen our commitment to the most vulnerable children’ all reinforce our commitment to principled humanitarian action framed by our Christian identity and child focus.

  • World Vision’s global strategy ‘Our Promise’ reinforces our commitment to external engagement and collaboration. We are seeking to deepen our influence of a more effective humanitarian sector with and through partnerships.

  • World Vision is committed to empowering national and local actors and signed on to the Grand Bargain at the World Humanitarian Summit in 2016, committing to support localization and grow its partnering capacity by increasing its investment in capacity building that strengthens civil society, local actors and governments to meet the needs of the most vulnerable children.

  • The Senior Technical Advisor for Resource Development will be responsible for providing resource development leadership to National Offices aimed at increasing and diversifying the humanitarian grants funding thus increase the impact, influence and income to meet the needs of the most vulnerable children and communities, as well as meeting World Vision’s global commitments.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this position is to provide leadership to Field Offices in resource development for humanitarian action and increase World Vision’s impact, influence and income to meet the needs of the most vulnerable children and communities affected by conflict and natural disasters. This role sits in the Disaster Management (DM) External Engagement and Resource Development Unit and reports to the Director for Resource Development.

World Vision is seeking a new Senior Technical Advisor for Resource Development for Southern Africa Region to lead technical support to field offices in the region in the mobilization and growth of humanitarian grants. The position will be accountable for deepening World Vision’s engagement with UN Multilaterals (WFP, UNICEF, UNHCR and OCHA) and other donors, such as USAID and others, to support food, cash and vouchers, and other sectors within humanitarian response.

Through these engagements the post holder will be expected to influence field offices to diversify their programme portfolio and donor base as well as contribute to strengthening partnership linkages for humanitarian responses at regional and national level.

The position will also provide thought leadership in the documentation of learnings from the field offices, share promising practices across the World Vision Partnership, as well as with other relevant external stakeholders to influence the growth of humanitarian grants. The post holder will be expected to be the World Vision representative to all inter-agency coordination mechanisms with a bearing on food and cash/voucher programming (such as Food and Nutrition security clusters, Cash Working Groups, NEPAD, SADC), as well as lead and facilitate the prepositioning of World Vision with donors for funding opportunities at regional and field office levels.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resource Development Leadership:

  • Responsible for the contribution to the development of the resource mobilization strategy for World Vision.

  • Accountable for effective technical guidance and support in the implementation of integrated humanitarian NO strategy for acquisition of resources.

  • Keep up to date with humanitarian funding flows, research, policy guidance and initiatives and ensure dissemination to relevant stakeholders within Disaster Management teams both at the Field, Regional and Glocal levels.

  • Conduct field visits to support design of new grants and work alongside the field office to ensure funding is secured.

Ensure technical field support for humanitarian funding (food, cash/vouchers and UN-Multilaterals) as needed by field offices:

  • Accountable for the achievement of the World Vision growth strategy for Humanitarian grants target (Food, Cash transfer and UN grants), identify countries where needs exist, influence and motivate field office and regional office decision makers to expand the grants and enter new markets.

  • Responsible for technical reviews of design documents (proposals, log-frames and budgets) for alignment with donor and World Vision guidelines and humanitarian sector standards i.e. do no harm, accountability to affected populations, Sphere and LEAP.

  • Accountable for ensuring food, cash and UN Multilateral budgets are in compliant with World Vision Program Investment and Management policy and match booking guidelines.

  • Provides regional level support to nurture relationships with UN Multilaterals i.e. WFP, UNICEF, OCHA and UNHCR as well as other donors like USAID.

  • When required, brokers contracts with donors when issues are escalated from the field offices.

  • Lead management of match and internal World Vision resources appropriately to attract funding and grow programs.

  • Influence support offices participation in multilaterals contracts and booking of resources.

  • Hold in-country visits to support and/or lead in program design, and facilitate and influence negotiations with donors and stakeholders engagement.

  • Lead capacity building of programming staff to meet established donor, World Vision’s and humanitarian sector standards.

  • Coordinate, lead, facilitate or participate in field assessments, surveys and evaluations to ensure quality food assistance program design, effective design workshops, mid-term reviews and end of project evaluations.

Grow and diversify World Vision’s humanitarian funding and donor base:

  • Responsible for influencing Grant Management (GAM) teams at all levels; national offices, regional office and support offices for disaster management grants acquisition in food, cash and UN multilateral donors.

  • Accountable for fostering close collaboration with national offices and regional office in engagement with current multi-laterals (WFP, UNHCR, UNICEF and OCHA) and other donors (USAID) for purposes of maintaining and growing World Vision’s market share in disaster management programming.

  • Coordinate closely with other Disaster Management units to influence and enhance World Vision’s ability to access funding from diverse donors.

Influence national offices to form consortia and partnerships for localization and program reach and impact:

  • Influence field offices to identify local partnership opportunities, and capacitate them to build and manage better partnerships.

  • Responsible for ensuring field offices to develop strategic partnerships with private sector with guidance of partnership and innovation team in the region. More intentional engagements with private sector/corporates (telecommunication companies, banks, micro finance organizations and other institutions) for value addition, effectiveness, timeliness and efficiency of aid delivery.

  • Motivate and guide national offices in documentation of partnering experience for learning purposes.

  • Collaborate with Disaster Management Humanitarian Partnerships team to build capacity of national office staff on partnering brokering process and track local partnering portfolio.

External Engagement:

  • Collaborate with Regional Grants Management (GAM)/Disaster Management teams on inter-agency platforms engagement to influence resource flow and positioning for World Vision.

  • Review, map and monitor humanitarian trends, funding landscape, donor funding availability and flows, priorities, policies and strategies at regional and country level.

  • Disseminate technical information, analysis on humanitarian trends and donor(s) funding landscape, funding flows and opportunities to national offices.

  • Accountable for representing World Vision at external workshops, technical forums, national and regional working groups and participates in the steering committee for regional groups etc. Engaging with food assistance community of practice, donors and other partners. Ensure World Vision is a prominent actor at all levels.

  • Contribute to national strategy or national plans e.g. assessments and responses.

  • Responsible for ensuring field offices establish partnership agreements with government institutions, NGOs and international bodies.

  • Identify opportunities in-country and support field offices to engage external institutions where we have shared interests, the benefits of collaborating together toward joint solutions by implementing specific technical programs.

  • Compile updated fact sheets on humanitarian assistance for World Vision to support with resource mobilization and advocacy.

Support expansion of cash based programs for UN Multi-lateral grants (WFP, UNICEF, OCHA, and UNHCR):

  • Support the growth of Cash transfers for UN Multilaterals within World Vision in Southern Africa in partnership with the Disaster Management Cash Unit.

  • Analyze, document and share best practices from UN Multilateral grants for learning across the World Vision partnership and externally.

  • Coordinate and influence capacity building of programming staff to meet established cash based programming standards.

  • Collect information from cash programming with UN Multilaterals and work with the GC Disaster Management Cash team to analyze promising practices.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University degree or Post graduate qualification in social science, international studies, public administration, agricultural economics or other relevant fields; or the equivalent combination of education and experience in a related area.

  • Minimum of 8 years in humanitarian work focusing on relief and development programming.

  • Broad knowledge of the food assistance and nutrition issues that affect the region, with significant experience in managing multi-sector food assistance programs in the region.

  • Excellent written and communication skills plus strong presentation, proposal and report writing skills.

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

  • Excellent organizational, time management, demonstrated leadership and good management ability.

  • Proficiency in computer & online tools including Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes (or similar software).

  • Demonstrated excellent inter-personal and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrated problem-solving and analytical skills.

  • 8 years’ experience in project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, training/capacity building, conceptual program planning in both a relief and development setting.

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

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Proficiency in other languages such as French and Spanish would be desirable.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Program Design including needs and market assessment.

  • Strategy development.

  • Theory of change and logical framework development.

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

  • Database management, statistical skills and ability to critically evaluate data.

  • Mentoring and capacity building.

  • Professional experience in training/capacity building.

  • Research and evaluation experience.

  • Partnership negotiation.

  • Multi-sectoral/integrated program design and implementation.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Frequent international travel (30%) including field visits in humanitarian responses, external engagement/ representation at international conferences.

  • This role involves contributing to the facilitation and coordination of a virtual, geographically-dispersed multi-sector, multi-ministry teams and programming and humanitarian operations network.

Resource Development & Communications Manager – Solomon Island

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Resource Development & Communications Manager provides leadership in growing and managing World Vision Solomon Islands (WVSIs) resource acquisition pipeline as well as in designing WVSI’s Grant Acquisition and Management (GAM) systems and ensuring they are implemented effectively to meet donor requirements. The role requires strategic programmatic thinking and innovation – it leads on the development of the resource acquisition strategy and works closely with the Operations Manager (OM) to develop new business offerings and products to appeal to various markets and deliver on WVSIs Country Strategy.

The position is responsible for managing the Resource Development & Communications unit and leading cross-functional teams in the developing of winning grant project designs and proposals. The Resource Development & Communications Manager provides the final review and edit to all proposals ensuring they meet quality standards. The position leads on relationships management with Support Offices (SOs) related to new resource acquisition and is also responsible for overseeing the liaison and reporting to donors and SOs during grant/PNS project implementation. The position oversees effective handover processes for awarded projects to Operations division for implementation. The position often leads on brokering partnership agreements with peer organisations for grant consortiums, and coordinates with National Director (ND), Operations Manager (OM) and technical managers to help ensure relationships, reputation and strategic positioning are built with donors in SI.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Grow the WVSI resource acquisition pipeline and build a steady stream of grant, PNS funded projects.

  • Contribute to strategic programmatic thinking and innovation, working together with the OM to develop a pipeline of new business offerings and products that appeal to various markets and deliver on WVSIs Country Strategy.

  • Coordinate with ND, OM and Sector Specialists Managers to build WVSI strategic relationships and positioning for funding opportunities with key institutional donors and WVI support offices.

  • Ensure effective systems are in place for successful grant and PNS project management meeting donor specific requirements and expectations.

  • Establish and ensure implementation of an effective Grant Acquisition and Management system within WVSI.

  • Build capacity of all relevant WVSI staff to acquire necessary grant acquisition, project design and management skills, to ensure donor requirements are met.

Strategy and System Development:

  • Develop and implement strategy to grow WVSI new resource pipeline.

  • Develop and ensure effective implementation of GAM systems, including business processes, risk management, go-no-go decision making, documentation, monitoring and tracking systems, etc.

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

  • Contribute to WVSI country and sector strategy development. Ensure grant projects align and contribute to WVSI country strategy outcomes and targets.

  • Collaborate with Finance Manager and division to ensure financial management systems and capacity are in place for effective reporting on grant project expenditure to donors and support offices.

Grow the WVSI GAM Pipeline:

  • Manage the Resource Development & Communications unit to ensure quality proposals are developed and submitted to donors; review, edit and ensure the ultimate quality of all proposals submitted.

  • Work together with OM to develop a pipeline of new business offerings and products that appeal to various markets and deliver on WVSIs Country Strategy.

  • Monitor, identify, review and pursue steady stream of grant funding opportunities.

  • Review grant funding opportunities and facilitate go-no-go decision making processes with senior management team.

  • Facilitate cross-functional project teams to develop strong grant project designs.

  • Ensure WVI minimum project design standards and documentation standards are met.

  • Ensure WVI project design requirements are met 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 Finance division to ensure accurate budgets are developed for each grant project meeting WVI LEAP budgeting standards.

  • Ensure proper management of GAM documents.

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

Stakeholder Relationship Management:

  • Coordinate with ND, OM and Program Quality Team to ensure the organization builds networks, relationships, reputation and positioning with grant donors and potential consortium partners in Solomon Islands.

  • Lead on brokering consortium partnerships with peer organisations to build the most compelling grant proposals.

  • Oversee liaison with SOs related to new resource acquisition and management; maintain regular dialogue and conduct regular meetings with WVI support offices and donors to build relationships, trust and strategically position WVIN as a priority partner for funding opportunities.

  • Develop strategies and plans for effective stakeholder relationship management.

  • Work collaboratively with WV Support Offices to develop strong grant proposals and meet deadlines.

Communication Management and Leadership:

  • Develop, direct and deliver an integrated and contextually appropriate strategic communications plan in line with WVSI’s priority program goals.

  • Ensure team delivers on content requirements in the WVSI content calendar.

  • Provide line-management and support/mentoring to staff within the communications team to ensure timely delivery of key outputs (eg: stories, photos, videos and other communication materials).

  • Maintain close collaboration with South Asia Pacific (SAPO)/Pacific & communications leadership for effective overall coordination.

  • Produces a WVSI emergency communications plan based on the National Disaster Preparedness Plan.

Strategic Communications for Grants/Projects:

  • In collaboration with relevant colleagues and partners lead the process to identify and develop effective communications supportive of WVSI development objectives/deliverables.

Engaging with Media and Social Media:

  • Increase the visibility of WVSI as a child-focused organisation through existing and innovative channels.

  • Together with the Communications Team, liaise with the national and local press to support media coverage of WVSI programs.

  • Work with Support Office media colleagues (primarily in Australia and New Zealand) to highlight WVSI programs and priority issues in media outlets in those countries.

  • Ensure journalist, vlogger, blogger, Support Office resource gathering trips, WV leader and VIP field visits are managed effectively.

  • Reputational risk issues are identified and reported appropriately.

  • Act as a spokesperson for WVSI when appropriate and identify and train other appropriate spokespeople.

  • Produce the WVSI internal newsletter.

Emergency Communications:

  • Monitor possible emergencies (earthquakes, tsunamis, droughts, floods) and provide updates to the World Vision partnership as required.

  • In the event of an emergency (eg: earthquake or flood), the Resource Development & Communications Manager co-ordinates with World Vision partnership communications colleagues and oversees the production and dissemination of appropriate communications resources.

  • The Resource Development & Communications Manager acts as a spokesperson when required and/or briefs other spokesperson prior to interviews.

Staff Management:

  • Work with P&C to recruit and effectively manage GAM unit staff.

  • Conduct all required performance management processes, including managing staff professional development plans.

  • Assess WVSI staff capacity with regard to GAM.

  • Develop capacity building plan and deliver training and activities to build the necessary GAM skills of key staff across WVSI.

  • Conduct monthly staff meetings and one-to-one sessions to provide regular coaching and mentoring with all direct reports and other key GAM related staff.

Professional and Personal Development and Other:

  • Demonstration and understanding of and commitment to World Vision’s Core Values in the approach to work and relationships.

  • Performance review completed and personal development goal achieved.

  • Update information and knowledge gathered through participation of meeting, training, workshop and exchange visit.

  • Any other reasonable tasks requested by the line manager to support the quality of programming for WVSI.

  • Support a relief response for the relevant sector or as a member of the National Disaster Management Team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor degree in a development-related field. Masters degree is preferred.

  • Clear thinking skills.

  • Excellent English writing skills for donor audience.

  • Knowledge of international best practice in project design and program design (e.g. problem analysis, pathways of change, development of results frameworks, targets and budgeting etc.)

  • Basic understanding program cycle including project planning, design, monitoring, evaluation.

  • Demonstrated high level networking, partnership and coordination ability.

  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and detail orientation.

  • Knowledge of results logic, monitoring and evaluation processes.

  • Knowledge on the latest development thinking on health, education, livelihoods, disaster management and protection programming.

  • At last 3 years of experience in developing winning proposals for donors such as USAID, DFID, DFATD, DFAT, World Bank, ADB, Gates Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation.

  • Experience managing staff or cross-functional teams to meet deadlines and deliver quality outputs under pressure.

  • Experience working in Asia or field context.

  • Experience in preparing and leading GAM skills training workshops or other capacity building.

  • Experience in developing and managing implementation of strategy and workplan.

  • Experience of managing and successfully growing institutional donor relationships.

  • Experience writing and delivering quality reporting for variety of institutional donors.

  • Experience of partnering with building consortium partnerships with INGOs, NGOs, private business, faith-based organisation or academic institutions for grant projects.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Work experience in South Asia and Pacific regions.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position is based in Honiara in the World Vision Solomon Island Office.

  • Ability to travel in-country and internationally is required.

Technical Officer - Education (Beirut)

  • The final offer would be pending grant final approval

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to ensure the quality of the implementation of Education projects. To provide technical support that is aligned with the Education Technical Programme standards under theguidance of the education Specialist

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

60%

Ensure the quality of the implementation of the ECE and BLN activities

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

  • Ensure that the implementation of the Education project in emergency components, particularly in non-formal education, are up to World Vision’s standards and national technical standards

  • Conduct orientation sessions for teachers and animators in the Education sector and make sure that the needed trainings (CP, interagency referrals, CB ECE, BLN, TICC) are met.

  • Train the teachers and animators on the pre-approved curriculum that should be delivered, its objectives and expected learning outcomes.

  • Develop with the teachers and animators their development plan, meet every semester and review as necessary

  • Conduct spot checks on the ongoing sessions and classes, note any capacity/technical/ performance gaps.

  • Share observations with Center Supervisors and Project Manager and come up with solutions or training needs with the support of WVL technical specialists

  • Prepare the schedule for the delivery of the curriculum and follow up constantly to make sure that timeline is respected in alignment to the general project timeline and deliverables

  • Coach and build the teachers’ capacity in:

    • Creating a conductive teaching and learning environment where the learners will get education according to the teaching standards and learning objectives set by World Vision Lebanon, including World Vision Lebanon’s Quality Learning Environment Framework;

    • Preparing lesson plans on a weekly and monthly basis according to World Vision Lebanon s formats and in line with the learning overall objectives;

    • Encouraging learner’s active participation and critical thinking;

    • Monitoring and evaluating students’ learning achievements with the use of Pre and post tests.

  • Monitor staff overall capacity and self-care, and support them in dealing with emotional distress due to their daily work experiences.

  • Deliver quality Training of Trainers (ToT) to World Vision Lebanon BML staff and partner staff, as well as training of field level stakeholders including teachers and assistant teachers.

  • Provide the education staff and partner staff with capacity building trainings based on classroom observations and development

  • Provide one to one support, constructive feedback/mentoring sessions afterwards with clear improvement plans to be agreed and established.

  • Coordinate with the Center Supervisors in overseeing the implementation of the classroom observation and coaching sessions

  • Ensure strict adherence to the principles of Child Protection at all times, including respect for confidentiality and a child centered approach and to act in the best interests of the child.

  • Work with the internal or external protection teams to ensure that gaps are met

  • Identify any technical or operational risks and report it directly to the project manager.

30%

Ensure Monitoring and Evaluation/Capacity Building.

All technical indicators are reported on, and all Pre and Post are conducted and analysed

  • Support the monitoring and evaluation process of the Education in Emergencies activities, with a particular focus on indicators related to learning outcomes (PRE and Post), teachers’ performance, quality learning environments, as per each donor requirements.

  • Conduct weekly visits to programme sites to ensure that teachers and animators, other education personnel, caregivers and the community at large are appropriately supported and qualitative programme objectives are achieved.

  • Prepare ToR for capacity building or other related activities including meeting with consultants and following up on the implementation plan and deliverables in coordination with the Education specialist;

  • Set meetings with the Project Manager to follow up on the implementation of the pre and post tests

5%

Ensure children’s safety and protection

Children attending the activities are protected and safe

  • Work in compliance with and respect of the principles of Child Protection and confidentiality, working with refugee and host communities with sensitivity

  • Identify key protection threats affecting the children and raise them to the center supervisor.

  • Identify safety issues and follow-up with the center supervisor on the safety and security of the chosen locations.

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally.

  • Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture and other organizational events.

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager.

  • Coordinate with BML team members to ensure that the project is integrated in the overall urban area portfolio and is not operating in silo. Ensuring that the most marginalized children are targeted and that the urban operating guidance is applied.

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor degree in Education related field, (kindergarten studies, psychology, social work, specialized education (Orto-pedagogue, psychometrician, speech therapist… ) or social animation);

  • At least 3 years relevant experience.

  • Good command of English/Arabic, both written and oral

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Fluent in Microsoft office (Power points/Excel/Word….)

  • Knowledge and experience working with children,

  • Knowledge of safety issues concerning infants and children.

  • Knowledge of child protection and Psycho-Social support programming

  • Creative and able to come up, embrace and coordinate innovative thinking, and problem solving skills.

  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn.

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.

  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.

  • Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team.

  • Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations.

  • High coordination skills.

  • Ability to work in and contribute to dynamic team operating in a fragile and urban environment

  • Ability to train and coach staff on education facilitation skills, empowerment of parents, other

Food Assistance Manager

Reporting to : Operations Director

Grade Level : 16

Supervising : Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Senior Commodity Officer, and Humanitarian

Information Management & Reporting Officer

Work Location : Karen

Purpose of Position

To provide strategic leadership, technical management and coordination to World Vision Kenya in the incorporation of food, cash and NFI resources in programs including those in Food Security, Education, WASH and Livelihoods; and to ensure that such programs are designed, monitored, and implemented in compliance with industry standards.

Major Responsibilities

Major Activities

End Results Expected

Program Management, 40%

Managing the day-to-day implementation of Food, cash and NFI Commodities according to Field Level Agreements and Detailed Implementation Plans.

  • Participate in project design, proposal writing, budgeting process, and engaging various support offices and donors during the negotiation process in coordination with GAM and Finance units.

  • Liaise and meet with donors and other food and/or cash programming stakeholders for the purposes of networking, information sharing and nurturing partnerships.

  • In collaboration with the design, monitoring and evaluation team ensuring that food and/cash programs are monitored and evaluated and that operational research contributes to program innovation.

  • Responsible for the recruitment, selection, supervision and training of project department staff to ensure the smooth implementation of activities.

Timely implementation of projects

Operating Plan Developed

Well Designed and Aligned Project Design Documents

Demonstrated Integration with other sectors

Performance Tools timely filled and submitted/Staff motivated to perform

Program Design and Planning, 20%

  • Lead program growth for food, cash, and NFI programming beyond the current WFP portfolio to include recovery & development funded grant projects, as well as sponsorship funded ones.

  • Develop and present a comprehensive operating plan for the food, cash, and NFI portion of the WV program on a yearly basis including: program design; AERs, Call forward, Logistics plan and assisting in the preparation of agreements related to food, cash and NFIs.

  • Consolidate Call Forwards Schedule Distribution Plans, and pipeline projections for the WFP program as well as supporting similar aspects for grant and AP programs with similar components

  • Ensure that the WFP pipeline remains as healthy as possible by constantly following up call Forwards and shipments allocations and schedules with WFP Sub Office and Country Office.

Use of food, cash, and food resources beyond WFP and Emergency type of projects.

Project designs aligned with WV Kenya objectives and strategy

Financial & Operational Compliance, 15%

  • Maintain tight budgetary control over all program budgets and ensure compliance with the grant rules and regulations of a variety of donors (WFP and WVI standards).

  • Work with the Finance unit in the creation of programmatic budgets and recommend revision where necessary in coordination with the donor.

  • Create budgets and spending projections for the food, cash, and NFI operations.

  • Prepare the program for Internal, DMT and other external audits and to ensure that food, cash and NFI programs achieve acceptable audit standards in national, partnership, and DMT Audits.

  • Maintain a comprehensive commodity tracking systems so as to ensure that all food, cash and NFI commodities are properly distributed and accounted for to WV Partnership and major donor standards.

  • Ensure that all food, cash and NFI commodity losses and claims procedures are in compliance with the World Vision Partnership and donor requirements.

  • Ensure that the required periodic reports are generated from the CTS reports and submitted to the relevant consumers on a timely basis.

  • Ensure the loss and claims registers, files are well maintained and checked on a regular basis.

Signed FLAs

Project expenditures managed within acceptable range

Timely reimbursement by donor and PBAS Commitment of projects

Timely submitted accurate reports

Risk Register Maintained and Updated

Well maintained Asset Registers

External Engagement, Positioning, and Acquisition, 10%

  • Positon WV Kenya as a leader in food, cash, and programming and by so doing grow our portfolio in this regard

  • Position WV Kenya with the Kenya Cash Working Group, the Collaborative Cash Delivery mechanism, the Cash Learning Partnership and other learning and implementing cash groups in Kenya and the region.

  • Attend Donors monthly coordination meetings and other meetings as required

  • Liaise with UN and other NGO partners to ensure coordination on program implementation on the ground

  • Liaise with Local government and other government agent on issues related to implementation of food, cash & NFI assistance in the country.

  • Ensure good representation of World Vision in national and county government coordination meetings.

  • Grow internal programming in food, cash and NFIs beyond WFP grants to include other grants and Sponsorship funded projects.

Synergies and program visibility for greater impact

WVK representation in critical sector groups

Sustained funding for Cash/Food Assistance Projects

Good relationships with donors for sustained funding

Contribute to Knowledge Management and Innovation, 10%

  • Contribute to the development and introduction of innovation to ensure best practice approaches in the operations.

  • Contribute to the dissemination and sharing of best practices and lessons learned for corporate development planning and knowledge building.

Prudent project financial management, timely and accurate financial reporting as per donor regulations.

  • Any Other -5%.

Good relationships with supervisor and stakeholders

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences/community development or related fields. An advanced degree is an added advantage

  • Minimum 6 years experience with at least 3 years management exposure in commodity programming, designing, planning and implementing Food Assistance programming

  • Adequate knowledge and experience in food and cash aid programs and donors standards appropriate to the management of the food and/or cash programs preferably in the humanitarian development field.

  • Knowledge of the Sphere standards, Code of Conduct for Red Cross/ Red crescent, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships (HAPI) and other international humanitarian standards

  • Extensive experience in supervising staff and conducting capacity building workshops.

  • In depth working Knowledge of computer soft wares including CTS, Excel, words and e-mail, etc.

  • Ability to effectively develop rapport and relate to donors, NGOs, counterparts, and government agencies

  • Experience in proposal development is preferred

  • Must be willing to travel and a flexible approach to living conditions.

  • Excellent Communication skills

  • Ability to achieve personal Integrity and trustworthiness.

  • Ability to solve problems and prioritize many demands without losing focus.

  • Excellent interpersonal, co-ordination and negotiation skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in multi-cultural environments with sensitivity and respect for diversity.

  • Strong commitment to integrity, professionalism, creativity and innovation, learning, accountability, planning and organization, results orientation, teamwork and technological solutions.

  • Proven experience of representing externally to key stakeholders and maintaining donor relations.

Ability to live and work under pressure in a rapidly changing environment.

Human Resources Assistant

Position: Human Resources Assistant (HR Assistant)

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To assist in administrative services and functions relating to P&C (HR) including recruitment, employment, personnel data administration, coordination of document flow.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

P&C Administration

  • Maintain the recruitment process of IBVs as per camp SoPs for CFW.

  • Announcing the positions in Za’atari Camp and register the applicants for the positon.

  • Shortlisting of the candidates

  • Coordinate with CARE regarding timely Hiring of IBVs in Azraq Camp.

  • Conduct and organize Interviews & Organize tests if required for the position

  • Prepare the summary of the interview results to be shared with the interview panel.

  • Prepare and manage contracts

  • Track and file all recruitment documents for the IBVs, contracts, personal requisition forms and keep all files updated.

  • Collecting & auditing all signed copies of the IBVs contracts.

  • Providing new hire orientation for IBVs.

  • Perform other relevant tasks assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Minimum 1-year experience in Human Resources with medium business/medium NGO/government agency.

  • University degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences, Psychology or a related field;

  • Ability to work under pressure, being self-motivated and detail-oriented;

  • Good communications skills;

  • Thorough working knowledge of office systems. Computer aptitude and experience with word processing, database management, and spreadsheet software

  • Ability to maintain positive relationships with colleagues,

  • Emotional maturity and ability to deal with matters of strict confidentiality;

  • Excellent organizational and planning skills;

  • Fluent in English, spoken and written;

  • Native in local language;

  • Good knowledge of local labor law and related legislations;

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity.

National Director, World Vision Afghanistan

*Position Location: Time will be split between Herat and Kabul.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Provide strategic leadership and Senior Management oversight of the design, operation and funding of World Vision’s ministry in Afghanistan.

  • Lead the Senior Leadership Team, ensuring that the strategy implementation is meeting desired goals and objectives and that the Afghanistan office is appropriately structured, financially viable and appropriately resourced and compliant with WV policies.

  • To represent World Vision and the National Office externally as deemed appropriate including with host government representatives, donors, SOs, partners and other WV Partnership offices.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy/Plan:

  • Lead the alignment of the country strategy with the overall World Vision International partnership Our Promise 2030 strategy.

  • Ensure strategic and operational alignment of all National Office functions to meet humanitarian needs while considering operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Lead and be accountable for business planning, annual budgeting and acquisition of funding to implement the strategy (includes ensuring proper cost recovery in all grants and other funding streams).

  • Lead in assessment and implementation of enterprise risk management and business continuity contingency planning.

Leadership & Management:

  • Promote WV’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and key global Partnership standards and practices across offices and partner agencies.

  • Lead and mentor the Senior Leadership Team in a manner that facilitates a high performance culture, openness, trustworthy & strong relationships, collaboration, integrity & decisiveness.

  • Ensure an organisational structure that results in optimal efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Ensure high standards of management of people, financial, capital and technical resources of the Response. Inspiring and maintaining high standards of work and clear accountability to stakeholders.

  • Ensure that proper risk management requirements are in place, including standards for monitoring, escalating to and managing incidents.

  • Ensure internal communications mechanisms are in place so policies, information and decisions are shared with staff as appropriate.

  • Support initiatives for staff care and well-being, both for international and local employees.

  • Respect, value and promote gender, age, religious and ethnic diversity.

  • Model a high standard of Christian leadership, maturity and integrity as an example to staff, and provide overall spiritual leadership.

Collaboration & Networking:

  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships and partnerships with host government, donors, other NGOs, UN agencies and clusters, humanitarian community, Support Offices, Civil Society and diverse faith-based organisations.

  • Ensure that WV-Afghanistan engages in relevant national coordination mechanisms and, where relevant, consortium meetings including representing WV as Head of office/response at relevant NGO coordination meetings and forums.

  • Ensure a strong advocacy capacity, in particular child-focused themes aligned with strategy and organizational priorities.

  • Ensure World Vision’s presence and effectiveness in Afghanistan and that World Vision leadership receives timely information and mitigation solutions for security and other risk factors.

Ministry Standards/Accountability:

  • Ensure high ministry quality and high impact by developing and implementing programs which meet World Vision highest quality and standards.

  • Ensure that all programs are implemented, monitored and evaluated to measure impact and in accordance with donors, SOs, Region and other stakeholders’ frameworks.

  • Ensure that proper feedback and complaint mechanisms for beneficiaries, communities, other stakeholders and World Vision staff are in place.

  • Ensure adequate technical capacity is in place or externally accessible.

  • Ensure measurable improvement in the well-being of children is achieved as evidenced by achieving targeted improvement in the child well-being outcomes.

  • Ensure accountability for the implementation of effective ministry to all key stakeholders.

Finance & Compliance:

  • Ensure efficient and effective organizational practices that would result in successful financial and operational audit scores.

  • Ensure financial resources are managed according to agreements with donors and standards approved by World Vision.

  • Ensure a close, effective and supportive relationship is developed with Regional Office to improve efficiency and eliminate unapproved organizational obstructions.

  • Ensure that audit reports are responded and recommendations implemented within approved / agreed timeframes in order to ensure risk mitigation.

  • Ensure strong operational compliance through timeliness and completeness of program/project reports.

  • Exercise good stewardship over all resources by maintaining sound internal controls, risk register, procedures and records according to WVI accountability standards.

People & Culture (Human Resources):

  • Ensure that P&C policies are adapted and aligned with those of World Vision International.

  • Ensure that the quality of staff recruited and retained are at a level to meet the organization’s overall performance expectations.

  • Promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office.

  • Ensure P&C establishes a staff care function and mechanism that supports staff well-being.

Security:

  • Ensure that World Vision’s security policies and protocols are implemented and monitored on a regular basis.

  • Ensure the ongoing monitoring of the external security environment.

  • Ensure experienced, high quality staffing of the security function.

Reporting & Knowledge Management:

  • Liaise with programme and information management teams to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are planned for, aligned and meet quality and deadline requirements.

  • Ensure that communication products are developed and disseminated to internal and external audiences.

  • Ensure internal coordination & information sharing mechanisms result in improved staff awareness and performance.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • University degree or qualification in a relevant subject with a focus on team management, project management or other relevant skills.

  • Strong commitment to WV’s vision, mission and core values.

  • 5 + years proven Senior Leadership experience with International NGOs in emergency relief, rehabilitation and transition programming.

  • Proven track record of leading multi-cultural teams in complex, culturally and politically-sensitive contexts.

  • Proven track record of grant acquisition and management and growing and managing multi-million dollar budgets.

  • Knowledge of UN humanitarian architecture and donor community.

  • Politically astute and well developed diplomatic skills (dealing with host governments, donors and staff).

  • Extensive experience in programme management and implementation of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated success as a collaborator and team builder committed to the transfer of knowledge.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.

  • Responsible steward of resources and assets.

  • Innovator and calculated risk taker.

  • Understands, values and promotes diversity to achieve organizational goals.

  • Knowledge of computer software such as MS Office and email programs.

  • Fluent in English (written and oral).

  • Experience in Afghanistan or in other similar fragile-context environment.

  • The role of ND Afghanistan requires the ability to work in a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment where internal and external political and military tensions and conflicts are ongoing. A firm understanding of the complex security environments is essential. Also ability to work and lead a multinational / Multicultural team in restricted Muslim context is essential.

Preferred:

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

Work Environment:

  • The role of ND Afghanistan requires the ability to work in a dynamic multi-disciplinary environment where internal and external political and military tensions and conflicts are ongoing. A firm understanding of the complex security environments is essential. Also ability to work and lead a multinational / Multicultural team in restricted Muslim context is essential.

Warehouse Supervisor

Background Information

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Warehouse Supervisor (4)

Location: Gokwe North, Kariba, Chimanimani, Nkayi

Purpose of the Position:

To ensure proper and safe custody (storage) of all food and non-food commodities entrusted to the care of WV by the donor. The Warehouse Supervisor is responsible for documentation of commodity transactions in the warehouse, including receipt, storage and delivery of all food and non-food commodities.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

Commodity Management

  • Ensure that all commodities arriving at the warehouse and leaving the warehouse are properly accounted for.

  • Receive the commodities in the warehouse. Make sure to know in advance about the types and amount of commodities to expect in the warehouse so storage plan can be prepared before arrival of commodities.

  • Scrutinize all waybills to ensure that the commodities are of correct quantities and quality as manifested on the waybill.

  • Immediately record all quantities delivered short (missing), quantities lost in transit and quantities damaged if any. All observations must be recorded immediately.

  • Supervise loading and off-loading of the commodities make sure it is properly undertaken. Commodities must carefully be inspected and counted during off-loading before accepting in the warehouse.

  • Immediately reconstitute torn / loose / slack / leaking / damaged bags, tins or cartons to prevent any further loss. Document such activity.

Commodity Accounting.

  • Responsible to accurately fill and update all the warehouse records including Ledger books and Stack Cards. Quantities recorded on these documents must correspond to the daily physical stock in the warehouse.

  • Keep daily records of warehouse movement (commodities received and dispatched including the destinations).

  • Commodities shall never leave the warehouse without prior approval of the Project Coordinator or his/her designee.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Higher National Diploma in Warehouse/Storehouse Management, Logistics, or any related field. A Degree will have added advantage.

  • At least 2 years of experience in a related field preferably with an NGO working in commodity programming and logistics. They should also be willing to live and work in any part of the country.

  • A mature candidate, a self-starter, with dedication and ability to work with less or no supervision. Must demonstrate willingness to learn and work with others as a team.

  • Good command of oral and written English a must. Ability to speak local languages.

  • Clean class 4 driver’s license is a must.

  • A mature Christian who shows a desire to serve humanity and to strengthen his/her relationship with the Lord.

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Driver (8)

BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Driver (8)

Location: Gokwe North, Kariba, Buhera, Chimanimani, Mt Darwin, Mudzi, Nkayi

Purpose of the Position:

The Driver is responsible for providing safely driving services to the organisation, carrying staff to and from different work locations and ensuring that program vehicles are maintained in good working condition.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Driving field staff.

  • Make daily payments deliveries (handling of cheques and cash).

  • Fueling of program vehicles to be always ready for duty.

  • Monitor vehicles on a weekly basis (checking oil leaks accident damage, tyre, cleanliness, battery, brake fluid lights).

  • Report mechanical state of the vehicle and defects timeously.

  • Make necessary quotations for all repairs of vehicles send them to tender committee and ensure that the vehicles are repaired and serviced.

  • Booking of field program vehicles in advance for services, fuels and source spares ensure swift flow of the programs.

  • Assist visiting World Vision staff / Donors/Stakeholders and transporting them to different areas of the project.

  • Assist the team with any duties required at a given point.

Qualifications and Skills

  • 5 O’ levels

  • Valid clean (unendorsed) class 2 driving license and 2+ years’ experience.

  • 4x4 driving certificate an added advantage.

  • Valid Medical Report

  • Valid Defensive Driving Certificate.

  • Proven record of operating and manoeuvring the vehicle to safety at all times.

  • A record in keeping good working vehicles, servicing, repairs and fueling.

  • Good communication skills.

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply.