Job Opportunities in Africa

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 26 countries in Africa: Angola, Burundi, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo (DRC), Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mozambique, Niger, Rwanda, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Somalia, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe.

Job Locations

National Director, Mali & Mauritania

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The National Director (ND) will strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision's ministry in these national offices. In performing this role, the ND will be an effective leader locally, an effective member of the partnership and will model the organization’s principles of Twin Citizenship to ensure high ministry quality and overall organizational effectiveness. The ND as a leader will contribute to partnership life and unity, by acting as both a local and global representative of the organization. The ND will lead the team to achieve the country's strategy in alignment with Our Promise 2030 for effective operations and participate in and implement directional shifts of the organization, such as the ensuring that Mali- Mauritania program has capacity to execute global strategy particularly the strategic agenda for fragile contexts and development and management of grants and PNS. The ND will ensure the country's operations and operating model maintain the Partnership's focus on Child Well Being Outcomes and Aspirations as they apply in that specific country context, maximizing the impact in the field while maintaining efficiency as wise steward of entrusted resources.

The ND will collaborate effectively with other partnership offices and divisions to achieve local and organizational goals. Externally, the ND will foster collaboration with major donors, project partners, local government, Church representatives, faith-based organizations and non-governmental organizations, serving according to given Power of Attorney. In doing so, the leader will maximize stewardship, effectiveness and efficiency of costs and operating models.

The ND will model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships to be a fine exemplar of the organizations Christian faith. The ND will lead by example and provide spiritual guidance to staff on the Vision Mission and WV Core Values.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Deliver on Child Well-being Aspirations / Outcomes and Targets.

  • Collaborate and build coalitions to catalyze movements for children’s well-being, locally and globally.

  • Align and influence national strategic mandates and priorities with global priorities for child wellbeing.

  • Champion increased and enriched connections between children, communities and supporters, for an increasingly vibrant, authentic and engaging experience among them.

  • Lead champions for innovative approaches to organizational services, processes and systems.

  • Be a credible advocate for children and champion efforts for child rights, mobilizing change at every level by lifting the voices of local children, youth and their communities.

  • Ensure that the National Office (NO) functions in a contextualized, complementary, sensitive and cohesive manner. The core values, principles of interdependence and twin citizenship enhance the relevance of WV ministry and its distinct contribution to national development as well as guide the contribution it makes to the Partnership.

  • Grow and Leverage Yield to Ministry.

  • Ensures systems are in place so that projects are managed on time and on budget in achieving the desired impact on Child Well Being (CWB).

  • Set up a structure and budget that supports the Ministry and is aligned with the strategy, while keeping adequate efficiency ratio to be competitive in the humanitarian industry.

  • In dialogue with Global Centre (GC) and Region provide support / leadership for development and execution of shared support services in specific areas of ministry and functions, based out of the country and serving the entire partnership or region.

Increase and Diversify Funding Portfolio:

  • Build and maintain sustainability through diversified revenue growth in alignment with agreed targets across the program, both in Mali and Mauritania.

  • Provide leadership for Development of strategy for grants acquisition and management performance within NO, ensure that grants are strategically aligned to NO priorities and consider the competitive landscape.

  • Ensure the office in Mali meets all the necessary conditions to make the transition from advisory council to advisory board in a near future.

Achieve Operational and Stewardship Excellence:

  • Lead the development and execution of the country strategy through programme approaches and operating plans with clear, measurable short-term and long-term targets.

  • Ensure country strategy is aligned with Regional and WV global strategic priorities.

  • Ensure organizational sustainability by ongoing predictive success planning (funding, Ministry, organizational development, leadership pipeline).

  • Ensure that key Ministry and support functions are strategically aligned and appropriately included in the NO strategy.

  • Ensure effective stewardship and accountability of WV resources, finances and people, consistent with performance standards established by the NO Board of Directors.

  • Promote and model high level of transparency, integrity and zero tolerance to fraud.

  • Have overall responsibility for assessment of risks and the development of risk management planning to mitigate risks to NO operations, staff, assets and programmes.

  • Ensure organizational compliance to the "country" Government standards and laws for WV operations in the country.

Recruit, Motivate, Equip, Lead and Retain Capable Staff:

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships, and provide spiritual guidance to staff on the WV Vision, Mission and Core Values.

  • Demonstrate Christ-centered servant leadership amongst WV staff and diverse partners.

  • Demonstrate strong conviction and ability to work in ecumenical and inter-faith contexts.

  • Inspire staff to support Christian identity, commitments and witness (including incarnational living).

  • Build and promote culture that is sustainable for growth and high performance.

  • Build sustainability through the growth and development of NO people and leadership capability.

  • Lead in a way that facilitates a high performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity; promotes a culture of learning and development, employee engagement, servant leadership and good stewardship of human capital in the office.

  • Build organizational culture, which leverages respect, value and promotes gender, age and ethnic diversity;

  • Contribute to the global pool of workforce of WV Partnership by sourcing, recruiting or building committed, competent talents from within the Mali-MRT Program.

  • Provide level of organizational leadership that we enable a good transition into and implementation of the new management structure for Mali-Mauritania.

Twin Citizenship and Partnering – External and Partnership:

  • Act as a Twin Citizen ensuring that National Office participates in global processes and decisions and allocates resources and talent where most needed, Partnership wide.

  • Contribute to the Partnership, understand its systems and priorities, act as a global leader and a Twin Citizen.

  • Source best practices and strategic services available Partnership wide, be aware of, and apply relevant innovative approaches.

  • Promote social entrepreneurship by pursuing innovative solutions to social problems, acting boldly and proactively sourcing required resources and not constrained by resources currently in hand.

Build proactive external relationship with local government leaders, donors, church leaders, private corporations for the following purposes:

  • Social entrepreneurship.

  • Advocacy agenda - promote policy change for improved child well-being.

  • Donor relations for acquisition of resources and policy influence.

  • Enable and support programs in the country by government agencies at all levels.

  • Media relations; Ensure that WV and Child Well-Being agenda are promoted appropriately.

Represent /the office/ engage and build strategic alliances with the Government of /the country/, board, major donor agencies, WV Partnership, non-governmental agencies, churches and media.

Strategically position WV as a credible and trustworthy national and global partner.

Governance Transition:

  • Ensure the office mate all the necessary conditions to make the transition from advisory council to advisory board in years to come.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree in development studies, management or social sciences or equivalent with 10 years’ experience in country level program management.

  • At least 5 years’ experience overseeing a large Government grant, its acquisition and donor engagement.

  • Experience in one of major Ministries (Relief, Development, Advocacy), close familiarity with other two.

  • Knowledge of LEAP cycle and Transformational Development Indicators is preferred.

  • Experience in fund raising in general and generating local revenue in particular, Advocacy and public relations and leading or working with advisory boards.

  • Track records of strong people management (leadership) skills.

  • Ability to manage a remote team.

  • Ability to present persuasively to Board, Senior Management Team, staff, donors, NGO’s, government officials, community leaders and other stakeholders.

  • Demonstrating experience of living and working in fragile context (economic, social, weather, security, etc.

  • Experience with Humanitarian industry and World vision will be preferred.

  • Experience in combining slow and fast onset programs. Ability to juggle emergency response with long-term transformational development.

  • Work experience in the Sahel in West Africa is a must.

  • Understanding of the socio-cultural religious context is a must as well as hostile environment security awareness.

  • French language is a must.

  • Arabic would be a plus.

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

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Achieving quality results and service, practicing accountability and integrity, and communicating information effectively.

  • Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly, understanding the humanitarian industry, understanding World Vision’s mission and operations, and practicing innovation and change.

  • Building collaborative relationships, practicing gender and cultural diversity, and influencing individuals and groups.

  • Supporting World Vision’s Christian identify and commitments, learning for growth and development, and maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time.

  • Office based however some level of travel is expected within the Mali-MRT Program and to other places. Some travel may be in remote location with minimal facilities.

Stagiaire TIC

Un (1) Stagiaire en Technologie de l’Information et de la Communication.

Localisation: Niamey

Profil et Aptitudes personnelles:

  • Avoir au minimum Bac + 3 en Informatique, Réseaux, Bases des données Téléinformatique ou Télécommunication,

  • Les Certifications Cisco, Microsoft, PMP, ITIL seraient un atout pour le postulant,

  • Capacité à parvenir des résultats et à des services de qualité,

  • grande capacité de gérer la confidentialité,

  • faire preuve d’intégrité et de sens de responsabilité,

  • être proactif,

  • grande capacité de communication,

  • grande capacité de production périodique et régulière de rapports,

  •  maîtrise de l’outil informatique,

  • excellentes aptitudes dans la gestion des relations interpersonnelles, la gestion organisationnelle et la gestion du temps.

Stagiaires Comptable (3)

Trois (3) stagiaires en Comptabilité

Localisation: Niamey et Maradi

Profil et Aptitudes personnelles:

  • Minimum Bac + 3 en comptabilité, gestion, finance ou diplôme équivalent.

  • Capacité à parvenir des résultats et à des services de qualité,

  • grande capacité de gérer la confidentialité,

  • faire preuve d’intégrité et de sens de responsabilité,

  • être proactif,

  • grande capacité de communication,

  • grande capacité de production périodique et régulière de rapports,

  •  maîtrise de l’outil informatique,

  • excellentes aptitudes dans la gestion des relations interpersonnelles, la gestion organisationnelle et la gestion du temps.

Fleet Officer

BUT DU POSTE:

Gérer le fonctionnement quotidien du parc de véhicules WV CAR, des conducteurs et des opérateurs. Assurer l'utilisation la plus efficace et la plus économique des véhicules, motocyclettes, équipements mobiles et véhicules utilitaires lourds WV CAR, y compris la maintenance des informations relatives à l'utilisation et à la maintenance de ces actifs.

Le titulaire s'efforcera d'établir des processus et des procédures d'exploitation standard pour améliorer l'efficacité, minimiser les risques, réduire les coûts de transport globaux tout en veillant à ce que l'exploitation de la flotte soit conforme aux normes et exigences de WVI.

RESPONSABILITES MAJEURES:

Responsibilités Majeures

Weight (%)

  • Planifier les déplacements des véhicules en fonction des besoins et des interventions en tenant compte des dispositions sécuritaires.

  • Suivre le manuel de procédure pour tout ce qui concerne les « Procédures d’utilisation des véhicules » et leurs mouvements.

  • S’assurer que les chauffeurs suivent les règles contenues dans le document « Procédures d’utilisation des véhicules » prévues dans le manuel de procédure

  • S’assurer que le logbook est bien rempli pour chaque chauffeur

  • S’assurer que le rapport de passation du véhicule est effectué à chaque fois qu’il y’a une mutation entre deux chauffeurs ;

20%

  • Superviser la tenue à jour de tous les documents clés relevant de la gestion de la flotte véhicule et Générateur ;

  • S’assurer du bon approvisionnement des véhicules en carburant de manière régulière et en assurer la traçabilité ;

  • S’assurer que tous les véhicules sont à moitié pleins en permanence. S’assurer du contre plein des générateurs de manière adéquate pour toute éventuelle urgence ;

  • S’assurer que les checks hebdomadaires des véhicules sont faits par les chauffeurs et transmis aux responsables transports de manière régulière en rapportant tout point ayant besoin de l’attention de la hiérarchie ;

  • Suivre de très près les entretiens (vidanges, changement des pièces…) des véhicules + générateurs sont assurés de manière adéquate ;

  • S’assurer que le planning des déplacements en fonction des besoins exprimés par les programmes et les services de soutien sont  et partagés chaque vendredi et bien suivi ;

25%

  • Assurer le suivre administratif des véhicules et générateurs (assurance, vignette, carte grise, permis de conduire des chauffeurs, entretien, etc.)

  • Veiller à ce que chaque véhicule dispose de l’ensemble des documents qui lui permette de circuler en respectant les lois du pays (carte grise, plaque d’immatriculation, assurance, visite technique, vignette, …), renouveler ces documents ou autorisations si nécessaire.

  • Suivre mensuellement les consommations de carburant des véhicules et des générateurs à travers le système de cartes de recharge mais aussi les carnets d´approvisionnement tenu par les chauffeurs.

  • Partager des rapports mensuels de consommations carburant en bonne et due forme et dans les délais requis ;

35%

  • Faire un inventaire régulier des matériels de chaque véhicule ;

  • Tenir informer son superviseur de toute information de grande portée nécessitant son attention particulière ;

  • Produire le rapport pour chaque incident de véhicule ;

  • Effectuer toutes autres tâches en rapport avec sa fonction.

20%

TOTAL

100%

CONNAISSANCES, COMPETENCES ET APTITUDES

Peuvent être acquis par une combinaison d’éducation formelle ou d’auto-éducation, d’expérience antérieure ou de formation en cours demploi :

  • Avoir un diplôme universitaire en logistique, en gestion de chaîne d’approvisionnement, en maintenance/mécanique automobile

  • Avoir au moins 3 années d’expérience professionnelle requise dans la logistique, le transport et la gestion de la sécurité

  • Avoir de solide connaissance du système de gestion de flotte et une forte expérience dans la gestion de parcs automobile.

  • Avoir la maîtriser des procédures administratives de gestion des véhicules.

  • Avoir une bonne capacité d’organisation, de planification, de gestion et attitude proactive

  • Avoir des solides compétences en analyse et en résolution de problèmes ;

  • Avoir des solides compétences d’interaction personnelle ;

  • Avoir la Capacité à travailler en équipe et à expliquer les procédures de l’organisation

  • Avoir la maîtrise de MS Office (Word, Excel) et connaissance du système de suivi des transports.

  • Permis de conduire A B C

Grant Accountant-Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA)

Position: Grant Accountant -Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA)

Reporting to: Humanitarian Emergency Affairs Manager with matrix to the Grants Finance Manager

Location: National Office, Lusaka

Purpose of Position

To develop and maintain an effective financial and administrative management system for the UNICEF project and in compliance with World Vision Policies & Procedures, regulations and the Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Provide effective oversight of the Program Management Unit’s accounting, administration, Information Technology and human resources supporting the successful implementation of the UNICEF Project.

Major Responsibilities

Grant Budgeting and Funding

  • Budget development in LEAP format, ensuring all project activities are adequately budgeted for and contribute to meet the project objectives.

  • Revise the Grant budget whenever there is an amendment to ensure that cash/activity forecast are approved by donor for implementation

  • Provide information to all field or program officers pertaining to the availability of funds

  • Ensure budget availability before an activity is initiated

  • Facilitate and ensure all projects are funded on a timely basis

  • Communicate on Grant finance management

Grant Monitoring and Compliance

  • Budgetary control-monitoring that expenditure is according to the agreed and approved budget

  • Ensuring that expenditure is in compliance with donor regulations, WV policies and procedures, Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP) and with the agreed and approved budget

  • Conducting Financial reviews ,field visits and capacity to sub grantees

  • Review and suggestion strengthening of internal controls where necessary

Disbursement and Payment reviews

  • Review of payment request voucher to ensure sufficient and appropriate documentation, that it is properly coded and costs are according to cost principles( i.e. allowable, allocable and reasonableness)

  • Perform detailed voucher verification to ensure compliance to WV policies and procedures

  • Ensure that payments are approved by authorized personnel all the time

Grant Financial Reporting

  • Ensuring correctness and availability of financial information for input into the National Office reporting system on a timely basis.

  • Extract ,review and analyze Sun Systems data to ensure correctness and completeness in readiness for report preparation

  • Provide a summary project expenses to Program team to monitor the expenditure against the budget

  • Provide variance analysis to management and program on the financial expenditures

  • Preparation and submission of Financial Reports according to the donor prescribed formats on a timely basis.

Reconciliations

  • Manage the balance sheet accounts of the grants which include among other things cash, bank balances , staff advances, payables and receivables

  • Reconcile PBAS by harmonizing details for receipts from donor and support offices

  • Prepare Bank reconciliations

Audits and Risk Management

  • Facilitating both external and internal audit

  • Ensuring that audit recommendations are implemented within the prescribed time.

  • Ensure analytic review documents are prepared for audit purposes

  • Resolve and implement audit recommendations and apply lessons learnt

  • Identify potential and inherent risks and device ways to mitigate their occurrence

Capacity Building

  • Train program staff on grant financial management

  • Advise partners on WV policies and donor regulations

Communication

  • Liaise with stakeholders on grant project related matters

  • Providing grant expenditures and other information needed for strategic management especially in relation to grants as a strategic source of funding for World Vision.

  • Attend to queries and give any advice needed by stakeholders as pertaining grants ( This means taking he role of resident financial advisor on grant management)

Others

  • Ensure that assets are used for the intended purpose

  • Safeguard project assets

  • Maintain assets register

  • Show spiritual maturity, integrity and energetic personal sense calling, through attendance of daily devotions and application of professional know how.

Qualifications/Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • A bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance or any finance related degree.

  • Professional Qualification Full ACCA/CIMA/CPA/CFA or any other recognized qualification.

  • Two years of experience in grant accounting with a preference for UN Agencies, EU, USAID and other government grant experience.

  • Traceable experience or understanding of the humanitarian context/environment is added advantage

  • Knowledge of SunSystems, Vision Excel, and Microsoft word and excel and other computer related financial/accounting system and budgeting is necessary.

  • Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision

  • Must be a good problem solver, analytical, creative, and innovative.

  • Strong communication skills in English, both written and spoken.

  • Demonstrated capacity to function well in a team and contribute effectively to team efforts

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: office based and field work

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectation in diverse cultural contexts and psychologically stressful environments

  • Must be a honest and accountable person with resources

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

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • Perform other duties as that may be assignment.

  • Self-confident, reliable and good leadership qualities

  • Self-starter and innovative

  • Great attention to details and quality

  • Quick leaner and adaptable to different work environment.

  • Commitment to a strong work ethics

  • Strong client/customer service focus

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks".

Construction Officer-Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA)

Position: Construction Officer -Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA)

Reporting to: Humanitarian Emergency Affairs Manager with matrix reporting to the Project Manager- Construction

Location: Nchelenge (Matapala Refugee Camp

Purpose of Position

Provide technical guidance in construction and maintenance projects in line with the organization polices and government engineering regulations, in deepening our commitment to the most vulnerable children in emergencies.

Major Responsibilities

Provide technical guidance for construction works

  • Prepare/ interpret construction/technical documents (building, block and site plans) for constructions works up to required industry and technical standards/quality.

  • Produce/d review bill of quantities (costing), drawings and related requirements for the construction/maintenance works based on the recommended drawings/plans.

  • Provide specifications for all technical works and building related matters to ensure right materials and value for money.

Construction Project Management

  • Conduct regular monitoring of construction sites to ensure they are meeting the standards outlined in the contract.

  • Ensure all construction projects are done within agreed timeframe and the available budget limits.

  • Monitor work of independent contractors as per the contract and work plan.

Documentation and Report Writing

  • Submit report covering key performance and other relevant documentation timely.

External Relations and Liaison

  • Establish, maintain relationships with line ministries, Refugee Officer, and other stakeholders involved in the project.

Qualifications, work experience, skills and knowledge

  1. Degree in Civil Engineering, Quantity Survey or a related field with 3 years of experience in relevant field.

  2. Diploma in Civil Engineering, Quantity Survey or a related field with 5 years of experience in relevant field.

  3. Computer literate in MS Office package i.e. word and excel, AutoCAD and data analysis software is recommended.

  4. Must be paid up member of Engineering institution of Zambia

  5. Knowledge of Project Management is added advantage.

  6. Knowledge of construction Industry

  7. Holder of a valid Driver’s License.

  8. Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation, and report writing essential

  9. Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment and functional teams.

  10. Knowledge and understanding of World Vision humanitarian /operations would be an added advantage

Other competencies required

  1. Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities and willing to attend daily devotions.

  2. Demonstrate high-level planning, reporting writing and communication skills.

  3. Must have excellent communication, analytical and decision making skills.

  4. Ability to manage conflict and negotiation skills.

  5. Strong networking, liaison and stakeholder engagement management skills.

  6. Excellent interpersonal skills, integrity and morals.

Work Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based 20% and Field 80%

  • Travel: International as required.

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks".

WASH Project Manager - Mahama Refugee Camp

JOB OPPORTUNITY

WASH PROJECT MANAGER - MAHAMA REFUGEE CAMP

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 24 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of WASH Project Manager .The position will be based in Mahama Refugee Camp in Kirehe Districtand reporting to theHead Of Disaster Management.

Purpose of the position:

Provide leadership, management, strategic guidance, networking, integration and coordination of the Mahama Refugee Camp WASH Project of World Vision Rwanda in order to convey optimal contribution for the wellbeing of refugee children.

The major responsibilities include:

  • Provide proper leadership and management of the Camp and strictly adherence to World Vision personnel, financial and other applicable policies, strategy, guidelines, principles and core values.

  • Provide the necessary technical and administrative support in Program design, implementation, budget and personnel management and provide guidance to World Vision Senior leadership in the WASH in emergency

  • Ensure the implementation of the project in compliance with donor’s requirements, government policies and global standards.

  • Ensure the implementation of project is in compliance with their plan, work schedule, budget and quality to ensure proper accountability to donors, support offices, government and the benefiting community.

  • Ensure proper project/program assessment, design, monitoring and evaluation processes are employed.

  • Lead design of the capacity building and learning opportunities of the project staff in order to build their capacity.

  • Engage in and ensure proper liaison and networking with government, NGOs, support offices, donors and within WVRwandaand represent in high level meetings, global conferences and decision making forums related to WASH in Emergency.

  • Engage in and ensure that appropriate human resource performance monitoring mechanisms with proper coaching and mentoring are practiced to enhance smooth staff relations and accountability.

  • Ensure proper utilization of resources through close follow up

  • Compile MMR and success stories and submit them to Integrated Programs Directorand funding partners

  • Promote major cross cutting themes including environment, gender, protection, disability, peace building and core values of the organization.

  • Ensure that child protection policy and guidelines are strictly adhered to among all staff, communities and clients you interact with.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training.

  • Bachelors Degree in Water Resource Engineering, Hydrogeology, Sanitary Engineering, Hydraulics, Civil Engineering and other related fields Masters Degree in related fields is an added advantage.

  • At least 3 years relevant experience in WASH in emergency in an international NGO or similar organization with minimum of 2 years managerial position;

  • Strong character traits, including emotional stability, adaptability, ability to handle stress, cultural and gender sensitivity and integrity;

  • Proven experience of managing donor(s) funded projects or programs;

  • Good computer skills including MS Word , Excel and internet with professional software related to WASH (ArcGIS, Archicad, etc)

  • Knowledge and Experience in CLTS-H, SLTS-H and PHAST;

  • Appropriate skills and experience in the capacity building and training of staff and partners;

  • Experience in monitoring and evaluation

  • Experience in proposal development, budget preparation and report writing;

  • Fluent in oral and written English.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written English and sensitive to other cultures.

  • Creates and encourages a climate of team-working and collaboration in a multi-cultural environment.

  • Consistently achieves high-level results, managing and delivering projects on-time and on-budget.

  • Has high-level leadership and supervisory skills; provides others with a clear direction; motivates and empowers others; recruits staff of a high caliber; provides staff with development opportunities and coaching.

  • Analyzes and integrates diverse and complex quantitative and qualitative data from a wide range of sources.

  • Sets, develops and revises organizational strategy in relation to WASH sector and develops clear visions of the division’s future potential.

  • Identifies urgent and potentially difficult decisions and acts on them promptly; initiates and generates team- and department-wide activities.

  • Negotiates effectively by exploring a range of possibilities.

  • Should be able to stand above denominational diversities

Salary:

  • The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is September 24, 2019; no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

WASH Facilitator- Mahama Refugee Camp

JOB OPPORTUNITY

WASH FACILITATOR - MAHAMA REFUGEE CAMP

World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 24 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire 3 highly qualified, dedicated and experienced nationals for the position of WASH Facilitator.The position will be based in Mahama Refugee Camp in Kirehe District and Gashoro Reception Center in Bugesera District and reporting to the WASH Project Manager-Mahama Refugee Camp.

Purpose of the position:

Implement WASH activities in the refugee camp along with camp offices and the host community so as to improve wellbeing of refugees and specifically promote sanitation and hygiene best practices among refugees and the host community.

The major responsibilities include:

  • Planning of WASH activities especially sanitation and hygiene activities, initiating yearly plans following the set project logframe and allocating funds

  • Ensure all the activities planned are done within the stipulated time and budget. Also ensure that the beneficiary targets are reached

  • Reporting WASH activities from the implementation area, capturing the data required for reporting and documenting success stories, innovations and best practices

  • Assist in monitoring and evaluation activities and development of M&E reports highlighting progress of implementation and recommending key areas requiring redress

  • Ensuring coordination, build and strengthen strategic linkages, relations, collaborations and networks with other WASH partners to increase WASH services coverage.

  • Leading implementation of technical sanitation and hygiene aspect of Emergency project in Refugee camp

  • With a strong and routine partnership with different camp stakeholders; assess, identify and analyze WASH problems, views, feelings and needs of refugees and host community to propose/design possible solutions in line with project logframe

  • Engage in the preparation, designing and contextualization of appropriate guidelines, training manuals and standards, educational materials and promotional tools for sanitation and hygiene activities.

  • Plan, facilitate and conduct Emergency WASH activities using recommended technical standards for Rwanda in collaboration with all stakeholders especially UNHCR to improve social economic status of refugees and host communities

  • Closely follow up and monitor WASH activities implementation and their output/outcome with refugees, host community and schools to identify corrective measures.

  • Initiate, plan and provide training to target beneficiaries.

  • Promote major cross cutting themes including environment, gender, protection, disability, peace building and faith development to ensure that all children and families are participating and benefiting from Project interventions.

  • Assist/support communities to organize themselves for project participation and decision-making , provide technical support, trainings and advices to strengthen WASH activities within the camps and host community

  • Carry out assessments related to WASH and share results for advocating and leverage the existing resources to develop WASH sector

  • Engage in development of WASH concept notes and proposals for funding and growth of WASH portfolio

  • Organize refugee community to ensure the sustainability of WASH schemes/facilities.

  • Create networking and partnership with relevant partners to enhance WASH activities.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training.

  • Bachelors degree in sanitation and hygiene related fields (environmental health, environmental science, water and sanitation, humanitarian affairs, …) with 3 years experience in sanitation and hygiene preferably in emergency context

  • Strong experience with behavior change, communication and hygiene promotion projects.

  • Computer literate: Microsoft word, excel and internet

  • Having NGO experience will be preferred

Salary:

  • The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience:

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email)

The closing date for submission of applications is September 24, 2019; no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Senior Director, Social Mobilization

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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position is responsible for and has oversight of developing and implementing a successful social mobilization strategy for World Vision globally.

This position will develop the systems, structures, partnerships, technology and operating models for the delivery of a social mobilization strategy that engages the public, children, partners and community members to shifts attitudes & behaviours and drive courageous action in support of policy change, and implementation, of child rights, the global campaign It takes a world to end violence against children and Agenda 2030.

The Senior Director of Social Mobilization will develop strong internal and external networks and collaborate closely with marketing, communications, policy & advocacy, campaigners and child and youth participation experts at the global level and across all World Vision Support, Field and Regional Offices to significantly raise the public profile of our efforts offline and online. This includes leadership of global mobilization efforts, support for local and national campaign and mobilization strategies, fostering citizen and youth movements, development of compelling public engagement content and meaningful supporter and community actions. In addition, this position will deploy new technologies to drive engagement and reach new audiences (especially millennials), strengthen loyalty and involvement of existing supporters.

The Senior Director will be part of the Advocacy & External Engagement (A&EE) Leadership Team, manage a team of public engagement, mobilization and child participation experts, develop and monitor the team strategy and workplan as well as manage budgets and relationships with external agencies.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing and implementing a successful global social mobilization strategy, including but not limited to children.

  • Systems, structures, partnerships, technology, metrics and operating models for the delivery a social mobilization strategy in place.

  • Establish and report on social mobilization pilots and approaches to deliver maximum impact and return on investment, including to shift attitudes & behaviours.

  • Work with Senior Leaders to ensure social mobilization is a critical aspect of WV’s work at all levels of the Organisation and is operating at scale.

  • Unlock investments across WV for social and popular mobilization and ensure leadership understands the benefits and impact.

  • Scale up emerging digital platforms for social mobilization globally.

  • Establish new types of external partnerships to reach new and more people, enable citizen and child-led movements in developing and developed countries.

  • Strengthen WV’s brand and thought leadership in social mobilization and child and youth participation.

  • Leadership of global mobilization and public engagement efforts to support policy and advocacy, and attitude & behavior change objectives.

  • Oversee and lead global social and popular mobilization efforts – online and offline, especially at global moments.

  • Develop and curate communications content and develop public actions to engage the public in support of children across contexts.

  • Work with Marketing and Communication to develop supporter retention acquisition and journeys.

  • Enable child participation and mobilization in local, national and global spaces.

  • Develop and strengthen internal and external partnerships and communities to deliver Social Mobilization strategy.

  • Establish cross-functional and cross-entity working groups, Communities of Practice and internal networks to deliver strategy.

  • Establish and strengthen external partnerships to increase reach and impact.

  • Enhance Organisational understanding and capability to implement social mobilization strategies & approaches.

  • Brief Senior Leaders for internal and external moments.

  • Leadership of Social Mobilization Team, contribution to A&EE Leadership Team and support for, and engagement of Senior LeadersDevelop team culture in line with agreed A&EE behaviours and mindsets.

  • Contribute to the overall leadership of the A&EE team.

  • Set ad monitor the team’s annual and the individual workplans.

  • Manage budget.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • At least 15 years of successful relevant professional experience including campaigning, mobilization (offline and online) and social change processes in multiple contexts.

  • Bachelor’s university degree.

  • Master Degree preferred.

  • Strategic Vision.

  • Exceptional stakeholder management, communications and influencing skills.

  • Experience of working in a complex, international and cross-cultural environment.

  • Ability / experience influencing people to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in developing and delivering social mobilization and campaign strategies across contexts.

  • Experience in mobilising supporters and influencing key decision makers on development issues.

  • Strong understanding of technology and digital platforms for mobilization and shifting attitudes & behaviours.

  • Strong understanding of policy.

  • Is trusted as an honest person. Demonstrates openness and transparency. Advocates for what is right for the organization and employees, even in the face of differing opinions. Respects and adheres to World Vision’s values, consistently acting in accordance with those values and practicing what he/she preaches.

  • Ability to engage with, support and influence senior Senior Leadership.

  • Good representational skill and the ability to represent the organisation in high level meetings.

  • Proficiency in more than one UN language.

  • Understanding of DM&E for Social Mobilization.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Senior Director, External Engagement

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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Senior Director, External Engagement provides overall leadership, coordination and alignment of global level external engagement, seeking to achieve influence, support income and ultimately to impact external targets in support of WV objectives for children as articulated in Our Promise. The Senior Director will develop and deliver annual plans that maximize the external engagement of Senior leaders, sector and thematic experts, policy advisors and children. The Senior Leader leads and facilitates the External Engagement (EE) Advisory Group for aligned and impactful external engagement across the Global Centre, including through analysis and prioritization of external stakeholders and partnerships, and through regular reporting, innovation and excellence. The Senior Director leads the alignment of EE in WV Global Capitals, leads a team of EE advisors (including in the Global Capitals) and ensures that WV voices are addressing the most important and impactful stakeholders, forums and processes in support of the rights and well being of children, especially the most vulnerable. The Senior Leader will support strong external engagement across all entities of the Partnership, including support to Regional Advocacy Directors in their EE planning. S/he will support Senior WV leaders, including the President, in their participation in major multilateral events and dialogue with external bodies.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and deliver a global External Engagement agenda focused on the rights of children and the achievement of priority Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) External Engagement agenda provides the best opportunities for WV to advance its external objectives and positively impact the lives of most vulnerable children.

Examples include:

  • Work with Global Capital leads to represent or position WV within the UN, diplomatic, and NGO communities.

  • Coordinate and facilitate external relationships that enable WV to articulate its concerns to NGO, UN, Governmental, and other multilateral bodies.

  • Strategic briefings to inform organizations of WV's work and policy positioning.

  • Direct meetings with key individuals and active participation in meetings of multilateral bodies.

  • Support, coordinate and facilitate representation at agreed global events on behalf of the wider A&EE.

  • Translate in-depth policy work in A&EE priority thematic areas into messaging for use in external relationships.

  • Maintain good relations and work effectively with other members of the GC, SOs and GFO teams to ensure that World Vision presents a professional and efficient point of contact to global institutions.

  • Including maintaining awareness of the activities of other members of the team to enable mutual support during times of high pressure activity.

  • Management of the EE team, including across Global Capitals in New York, Geneva and Brussels. Support regional capitals in other locations (Africa, Asia and LAC).

  • Aligned, well functioning team supporting overall EE objectives of the A&EE team and Global Centre.

  • Develop team culture in line with agreed A&EE behaviours and mindsets.

  • Contribute to the overall leadership of the A&EE team.

  • Set and monitor the team’s annual workplans and the individual workplans of the team.

  • Manage budget.

  • Represent World Vision, and/or support representation of World Vision leaders at priority external forums, events, networks and other processes to promote agreed policy positions.

  • Strong and effective World Vision representation at priority global forums and processes, through:

  • Consistent use of strategic planning processes and tools. This includes working with Global Communications to develop communications plans for all priority engagements, and working with the President’s communications team when he is participating.

  • Support for participation in international meetings, and provision of direction re: networking with multilateral leaders. Briefing key World Vision leaders before key events and debriefing afterwards.

  • Act as the organisational representative, the representative of the President, or the representative of the Advocacy & External Engagement Partnership Leader at external forums.

  • Advise WV leadership on industry thinking and new developments.

  • Provide overall leadership to EE Advisory Group.

  • Aligned, coherent and bold World Vision EE across the Global Centre, directed at the most important and prioritized external stakeholders, leading to influence, income and impact for children.

  • Provide guidance for the development of strategic global partnerships.

  • WV’s highest priority global partnerships are performing and delivering at their optimal level and, thereby, making substantive contributions to WV’s impact.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Masters degree in International Affairs, Public Policy, International Development, Human Rights, Law or other relevant field.

  • Minimum 7 year leadership experience working in child rights focused External Engagement in CSO context and/or government or multilateral context.

  • Expert level understanding of child rights policy debates and dialogues, including regarding the Sustainable Development Goals, ODA, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

  • Significant field experience and/or understanding in international development or humanitarian contexts.

  • English language fluency.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent communications skills, verbally and written.

  • Excellent trends and political analysis skills.

  • Excellent team leadership and management skills.

  • Strong understanding of World Vision Partnership and Our Promise.

  • Strong understanding of global trends, debates and agendas related to development and humanitarian issues.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Director, Local-to-Global Advocacy & Impact

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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Director, Local-to-Global Advocacy & Impact, provides overall leadership for ensuring that WVI’s advocacy and external engagement is joined-up from the local, national and regional levels through to the global level. She/he reports to the Partnership Leader for Advocacy and External Engagement (A&EE). In cooperation with the Regional Advocacy Directors and the rest of the GC A&EE team, the Director ensures that the WV-wide advocacy change agenda is focused on, and contributing to, the SDGs as articulated in WV’s Global Impact Framework and Our Promise. She/he has the ultimate responsibility of maintaining the communication between GC A&EE and the Field on all aspects related to WVI advocacy priorities and agenda. Additionally, the Director works with the Regional Offices toward the development, use, and the representation of WVI’s Local Level Advocacy results and citizens generated data on the global agenda. As part of the A&EE Leadership Team the Director contributes to increasing WVI’s positioning as a thought leader on participatory development and helps maintain a close coordination between the global priorities and the identified local level gaps.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and deliver the plan to ensure WVI’s advocacy and external engagement are joined-up from the local, national and regional levels through to the global level.

  • Alignment beween the global advocacy and external engagement with the local, national and regional level priorities and the identified gaps in policies for children.

  • Contribute the field perspective to the overall A&EE global agenda and strategy realization plan.

  • Contribute a global perspective of opportunities to hold governments accountable for global and national level commitments.

  • Maintain open communication between the regional offices and work effectively with other members of the GC, SOs and GFO teams to ensure full transparency, understanding and support of World Vision’s unique strong voice on critical child rights and/ or SDG issues.

  • Ensure effective coordination of local to global engagement around global moments.

  • Provide support and guidance to Regional Advocacy Directors.

  • Collaboration, dialogue and mutual support between the Regional Offices on Advocacy and External Engagement.

  • Provide support to the field (in consultation with ROs) in delivering on the National and Regional accountability reports as part of the Agenda 2030 (VNRs), the global It takes a world campaign, or other global initiatives.

  • Communicate and provide guidance to the Regional Offices regarding WVI’s work as part of global partnerships, coalitions and joint ventures.

  • Provide support for global advocacy events organized at the regional level.

  • Management of the Local to Global Advocacy for Impact team.

  • Aligned, well functioning team supporting overall objectives of the A&EE team and Global Centre.

  • Leadership and mentoring in support of the Regional Advocacy Directors’ role.

  • Develop team culture in line with agreed A&EE behaviours and mindsets.

  • Contribute to the overall leadership of the A&EE team.

  • Set and monitor the team’s annual workplans and the individual workplans of the team.

  • Manage budget.

  • Provide support for the integration of advocacy and external engagement in field strategies and project models.

  • Collaborate with the GFO in supporting the integration of advocacy, external engagement and campaign (especially global moments) in the strategies and annual implementation plans.

  • Provide consultation as needed on the development of Field Offices strategies, based on the global trends and opportunities identified by the larger global A&EE team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Masters degree in International Affairs, Political Science, Public Policy, International Development, or other relevant field.

  • Minimum 7 year leadership experience working in international development or humanitarian field in CSO context and/or government or multilateral context.

  • Significant field experience in international development or humanitarian contexts.

  • English language fluency.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent communications skills, verbally and written.

  • Excellent understanding of programming, local to national, regional and global advocacy.

  • Excellent team leadership and management skills; ability to work with virtual teams.

  • Strong understanding of World Vision Partnership and values, and Our Promise.

  • Strong understanding of global trends, debates and agendas related to development and humanitarian issues.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Director, Global Campaigns

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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Director, Global Campaigns will report to the Partnership Leader, Advocacy & External Engagement, providing leadership to World Vision’s global campaigns. This position is responsible for and has oversight of developing and implementing a successful Campaign strategy, change agenda and annual campaign plan for the global It Takes a World to end violence against children campaign and subsequent campaigns.

The position involves exceptional influencing, collaboration and stakeholder management expertise to galvanise strong internal and external support for the campaign and drive collaboration across World Vision offices, sectors and Disaster Management, along with policy, external engagement, social mobilization, knowledge management, research and evidence and communications to deliver on the 4 external campaign objectives. In addition, the Campaign Director is responsible for briefing and supporting the engagement of Senior Leaders in the campaign, reporting on key metrics and sharing knowledge and good practice across the Partnership, including an external evaluation of the campaign.

The Campaign Director will also be responsible for alignment and capability across 70 national campaigns as well as directly coordinating the global level aspects of the campaign and working to significantly raise the public profile of our global campaign efforts. This position requires high level partnering ability as well as an ability to engage with key global institutions, United Nations (UN) bodies, governments and CSO partners.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Leadership and Operational Accountability:

  • Develop global level advocacy and campaigns strategies, focusing on the It takes a world to end violence against children campaign.

  • Galvanise internal support and whole of Partnership participation in the campaign; support and brief Senior Leaders.

  • Coordinate the EVAC campaign at the global level, and engage and coordinate Support & Field Office campaigns in alignment with global campaign objectives.

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

  • Strengthen local to global campaign model.

  • Lead external evaluation, reporting and learning for global campaigns.

Coordinate Advocacy and External Engagement for Campaign:

  • Coordinate strategic engagement with global institutions, particularly around key moments.

  • Build strategic partnerships with civil society, donors, UN entities, FBOs and other organizations to enhance collective response.

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to significantly raise the public profile of the campaign, including global mobilization efforts.

  • Support media, social media, online platforms and public and supporter engagement and mobilization.

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

Campaigns Management:

  • Develop the EVAC change agenda, campaign and implementation plan, along with annual workplans for global campaign efforts.

  • Ensure implementation of campaign plans and strategy.

  • Coordinate global engaement and high profile events.

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

Management of cross-functional staff contributing to campaigns:

  • Planning, coordination and leadership of staff from all functional areas critical to deliver to campaign.

  • Support development and review of Performance agreements for staff contributing to campaigns.

  • Develop service-level agreements and service contracts.

Collaboration and cross functional work:

  • Establish, lead and participate in global advocacy and campaigns coordination work.

  • Collaborate with A&EE teams and key WV functional departments such as marketing & communications, Gobal Field Operations to deliver campaign objectives.

  • Collaborate with other units to leverage the impact of advocacy and campaigns work in the NO/RO/SO offices.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Degree in either human rights, social marketing, law, international relations, development, social studies, or related field.

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

  • In depth knowledge of advocacy and child Protection, child rights or the SDGs.

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

  • Excellent collaboration and negotiation skills.

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

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

  • Experience in leading campaigns.

  • Proven advocacy experience on Child Protection issues.

  • Experience in programme management.

  • Proficient in English language, second language desirable.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strategy development.

  • Theory of change and logical framework development.

  • Advocacy and campaigns including social and child mobilisation.

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

  • Coaching and mentoring.

  • Professional experience in training/capacity building.

  • Multi-sectoral/integrated program design and implementation.

  • Digital technology.

Work Environment/Travel:

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