World Vision Armenia has worked with the vulnerable children of Armenia, their families and communities, since 1988.
Currently, World Vision Armenia has a commitment to bring hope and help to children and communities in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects that promote change and improve well-being. About 117,000 children benefit from World Vision Armenia's programmes, which currently operate in six marzes (regions) and capital Yerevan, including 14 areas throughout Armenia.
Thank you for your interest in working with World Vision Armenia!
PURPOSE OF THE POSITION
Family Poverty Reduction Program Manager will develop, contextualize and implement evidence-based Poverty Reduction interventions for target beneficiary groups. He/ she will develop partnerships and collaboration with stake-holders, donors, and state authorities to advocate and promote World Vision Armenia’s models. Program Manager will work closely and give professional coaching and mentoring to all Area Programs during implementation of the poverty reduction model with the most vulnerable families, and will oversight to the implementation of the Technical Programs and Area Programs’ transition processes jointly with Technical Program, Marz Program, Child and Family Development Services Program and Area Program Transition & Development Managers. He/ she will motivate and inspire team during the Technical Program implementation and support in capacity building in the specific areas related to the poverty reduction model.
Program Planning and Management and Implementation
Provide analysis of the country situation in Economic Development based on each marz to understand the possible specific trends of poverty reduction,
Contextualize Poverty Reduction Model based on the successes and lessons learnt from Area Program implementation,
Ensure effective work of Area Programs with the most vulnerable and vulnerable families to break the cycle of poverty while working with poverty reduction model,
Ensure proper mechanism and concrete criteria for asset transfer to family in the frames of Poverty Reduction Model,
Develop training curricular for each component of Poverty Reduction Model based on the findings and successes from Area Programs,
Prepare recommendation document as annex for Poverty Reduction Model on the most possible vocational trainings of parents based on the best practices from Program sites,
Support each Area Program to understand family financial resilience development trends that are specific to geographic locations,
Participate in Grant and other Funding opportunity concept/proposal development.
Review staff capacity building plan and suggest areas of improvements for Area Program staff. Ensure monthly reflection meetings with staff to increase their work effectiveness,
Advise experience sharing trips for Area Program staff taking into consideration what works well in each Area Program,
Provide input to performance planning and evaluation based on the working experience with each Area Program staff,
Identify, report and mitigate reputational, financial and relational risks.
Building Partnership for Sustainability
Annually map existing actors on National Level and build partnering relationship to ensure sustainability of the Program,
Develop and sustain strong partnership in the targeted area between World Vision Armenia and local regional authorities, donors, NGOs, other agencies, in order to ensure sustainability of the program,
Represent World Vision Armenia in all meetings relevant to the Program. Participate in TV programs if needed,
Work closely with Ministries to ensure that Poverty Reduction Model is approved by them and new funding streams are ensured.
Support in Local Marketing and Fundraising
Support Marketing Department in organizing fundraising activities and promote the sales of marketing products and causes. Model market-oriented and donor-driven behavior, lead by personal example and motivate the team,
Participate in product development and relevant research.
The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:
Master’s degree in relevant discipline (Marketing, Economics, Commerce and Business),
5+ years of extensive work in development programming,
5+ years’ experience in economic development and/or supporting household financial resilience,
Experience with international NGOs or other similar organizations is preferred,
Experience in working with business companies is preferred,
Strong understanding of Armenia’s development landscape and communities,
Ability to work carefully and collaboratively maintain productive relationships with various government entities in Armenia,
Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals,
Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country,
Strong management and organizational skills /including time management/,
Strong leadership skills, ability to present different leadership styles based on the situation,
Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and work under pressure,
Strong skills in project design, implementation monitoring and report writing,
Ability to maintain relationship with multi-stakeholder groups /partners and donors/,
Good interpersonal skills, team building and team motivation skills,
Strong facilitation, presentation skills,
Analytical and critical thinking,
Creative and innovation thinking, being open to new ideas and new challenges,
Strong written and verbal communication skills in English and Armenian,
Good computer skills including: Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point,
Driving license and driving experience (preferred),
Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 70 per cent of the time.
*Preferred position locations: London, Kenya, Federal Way-WA, USA or Monrovia, USA where WVI is registered to operate.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The role provides a strong mix of strategic and operational experience to VisionFund’s dedicated global staff. Developing leaders, high-potential talent and a highly effective workforce across the Network will be key to the success of the VisionFund strategy and Our Promise. Reporting to Global People & Culture and Governance Director, this role, together with the VFI executives, and in alignment with World Vision Talent Management strategy and processes, will be responsible for building Talent and Leadership strategies that are purpose-driven, performance-oriented, and principles-led.
The role will lead the development of Vision Fund’s leadership academy and Talent Management strategy to ensure VisionFund has a strong leadership pipeline and is able to attract and retain highpotential leaders with the necessary development support. Talent and Leadership strategies will support both strategic and operational effectiveness, they will foster a collective agile and learning culture where high potentials are enabled to thrive.
Strategic and Operational Effectiveness:
Building a robust organizational leadership framework and core competencies scorecard to track and strengthen organizational capabilities.
Developing and maintain tools in order to align organizational needs and gaps.
Developing a talent strategy that identifies and cultivate a talent pool for the organisation of tomorrow organizational mindsets and behaviors.
Developing and collaborating with World Vision, VFI specific talent initiatives to foster succession planning and identify ‘high potential’ talent for longer term development planning.
Designing and implement an effective Talent Review processes to ensure VFI has the capability required to drive future strategic goals.
Forecasting future leadership needs and coordinating that with overall workforce planning.
Contribute to talent identification, leadership recruitment and selection.
Agile and Learning Culture:
Developing VisionFund’s leadership academy programme that fosters a high performing culture of excellence.
Influencing organisational culture and engagement by strengthening VisionFund’s brand and utilizing core competencies for staff and leaders.
Delivering on the diversity and inclusivity goals of organization to foster a learning culture, based on curiosity, engagement, insight and determination.
Developing and utilizing (already available) talent management and culture tools and practices that foster growth and collaboration between leaders.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Track record in designing and successfully implementing Talent Management and Review processes and resultant initiatives in complex international organizations.
Proven in the review of and establishment of leadership development frameworks across a ‘group’; functional and regional basis, building an ‘organizational way’ of leadership.
Strong expertise in learning and development and capacity development in complex organizational settings.
Senior HR executive with extensive experience in provide HR capability to senior executives, presidents/CEO’s and Boards.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially at Executive level.
High service / customer orientation and commercial mind-set.
Strong Cross-Cultural Communication, Facilitation, Coaching and development skills across major cultural areas.
Understanding of business needs and drivers and ability to deliver value added solutions.
Bias for action and capacity to deliver efficiently and effectively. Capability in project managing multiple complex strategies across a complex organization and multiple geographies.
Clear and positive Christian faith commitment and capacity to provide leadership and guidance in this area.
University degree in HR, Business or related field. A relevant Master’s degree would be considered desirable, coupled with extensive senior and executive level HR management.
Innovative and problem-solving skills and capacity to deliver under pressure; pragmatism; persistence.
Relevant field experience and understanding of the wider context within which VFI operates.
Related Global HR certification desirable.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20 % of the time.
*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:
World Vision is one of the world’s largest INGOs, with over 37,000 staff operating in nearly 100 countries. The organisation delivers humanitarian aid to populations in some of the most challenging and complex environments, transportation and fleet operations are critical to the delivering our programmes. World Vision has a diverse global fleet of well over 10,000 standard vehicles and an equal number of motorcycles, it also includes drilling rigs and water craft. The total fleet portfolio represents one of the largest asset groups in the organisation.
The ‘Director – Global Fleet Management (GFM)’ is the global leader responsible for developing and driving organizational fleet strategy and ensuring current industry practice is implemented in relation to the procurement, operation and disposal of World Visions fleet. The role holder will be expected to lead the GFM team in working collaboratively across the organisation to deliver agile and flexible ‘end to end’ transportation solutions for World Visions operations.
World Vision is committed to operating its global fleet resources safely, cost effectively and with a reduced environmental impact. The role has a particular focus on Fleet Safety, ensuring our drivers and vehicles operate safely in challenging contexts where our staff and vulnerable road users are at the greatest risk.
Fleet Strategy & Practice Development:
Lead the development and implementation of global fleet management strategies. Ensuring Global Fleet Management (GFM) practices are in alignment with WV Fleet, Procurement and Financial policies and internationally accepted current practice.
Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to ensure that the WV fleet strategy aligns with expected organisational outcomes and reflects the values and vison of WVI.
Strategic Fleet Management:
Provide leadership, operational guidance and support to the global fleet team (direct & matrix management). Ensuring GFM is providing end to end transport solutions as a trusted business partner to the wider organisation.
Develop Fleet Safety initiatives aimed at reducing harm to staff and vulnerable road users, with particular focus on fatal Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs).
Explore the development of road safety programme opportunities with donors & suppliers.
Drive continuous improvement and innovation in GFM frameworks. Develop quality assurance and performance metrics across fleet management systems and procedures.
Identify significant risks and organisational gaps in fleet current practice and develop appropriate mitigation plans to protect the fleet function. Ensure risks are communicated with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).
Drive the development of adaptive, agile and dynamic fleet management solutions that focus on delivery at the ‘grass roots level’, employing appropriate change management techniques when required.
Develop technology solutions to monitor fleet assets, operational use and disposal.
Drive high standards and performance through setting clear direction and empowering and influencing others.
Regular liaison with senior Global Supply Chain (GSC) managers, Global Field Operations (GFO) regional & programme level managers.
Act as a strategic link for the promotion of sound fleet practice for National Offices, Regional Offices and Response operations.
Regularly liaise with the wider Fleet network on emerging issues and provide a conduit to escalate concerns to senior leaders.
Actively contribute to internal and external forums, working groups and networks related to fleet management.
Work closely with members of the Corporate Security team promoting mutual learning, support and accountability.
Develop appropriate workforce & succession planning that ensures the organisations ability to deliver transport solutions in fluid high risk environments.
Oversee the development and implementation of global capacity building plan for operational fleet management.
Engage with senior leaders to raise the awareness of fleet management protocols and practice.
Develop a professional culture of innovation, learning and mentoring. WVI should be seen as the ‘employer of choice’ for INGO fleet professionals.
Knowledge Management & Quality Assurance:
Promote alignment with WV Fleet Management Policy.
Drive the process of continuous learning on current international accepted practice in fleet management & analysis, identifying tools and processes that can be implemented into WV operations globally.
Encourage mutual learning on fleet management issues at a Regional and Global level.
Assist in the facilitation of and coordination of global fleet information sharing forum/network that promotes the embedding of sound fleet management practice into all layers of WV’s programmes.
Facilitate the documentation of best practice and contribute to the community of practice and centre of excellence.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Relevant Tertiary Qualification (Bachelor’s Degree or similar) in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain, or general Business Management.
Recognised Industry Qualification in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain (or Business Project Management experience).
Suitable transferable qualifications from Military, Government or Private Sector.
Significant senior management experience (8-10yrs) in Humanitarian Operations involving Fleet Management or Logistics would be considered.
Proven ability and experience (8-10yrs) in fleet management or logistics at a senior level across a large complex international organization, with strong change management experience.
Proven experience in Financial Cost Centre management.
Procurement, Supply Chain or Logistics experience.
Understanding of Humanitarian operations.
Proven experience in managing coaching and developing staff.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
Recognised Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain Qualification (or Business Project Management experience).
Experience in fleet management optimization and sound understanding of the transport industry.
Previous experience in contract negotiation and supply arrangements with vehicle suppliers.
Experience in fleet management/operations within the Humanitarian sector.
Proven people leader with the ability to influence widely across a diverse organisation.
Previous experience in managing complex cost centers with Business analysis skills.
Proven business acumen and political savvy, must know how to get things done through formal and informal channels.
Skillful communicator with advanced influencing skills that can transcend boundaries and work effectively across all levels of a complex organization.
Ability to operate effectively and responsively in a fast changing, ambiguous environment and deal with high pressure situations calmly and with energy and resilience while managing multiple priorities and deadlines.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 35% of the time to potentially high risk operational areas.
Flexibility in work hours is expected.
*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.
*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.
*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.
World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.
If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.
If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:
5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.
Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.
Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.
Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.
Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.
Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.
English proficiency; written and verbal.
Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.
Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.
Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.
When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.
Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):
Programmes Strategy & Development Director
Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):
Communication and External Engagement Manager
Human Resources Manager
Support Services Manager
Information Management Manager
Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager
Grant Acquisition and Management Manager
Cash Programming Manager/Specialist
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist
Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist
Child Protection ManManager/Specialist