World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Asia Pacific

COME WORK WITH US…

Asia Pacific is growing fast, but behind the headlines celebrating progress and increasing prosperity, there are still enormous needs for millions of children who remain poor, uneducated, and vulnerable to illness and abuse across the region.

WHO WE ARE…

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

WHO YOU ARE…

You are an energetic team player who is committed to using your professional skills and experiences to build a better world for children.  You understand the needs are often complex and difficult to solve, but believe that through collaboration, hard work and hope, you can make a difference.

WHY WORK WITH WORLD VISION?

World Vision has worked with the poorest in Asia Pacific for more than 60 years.  Today, we operate in 24 countries across the region supported by nearly 15,000 staff with six hundred long-term development programmes that benefits 1.4 million sponsored children and their families.

Our staff are experts across a comprehensive range of technical and organisational disciplines. More than 95% of our staff work in their home countries or region – equipped with critical knowledge of and sensitivity to culture, capabilities, language, and customs.
 
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AHAN Administrative Officer

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

World Vision (WV) has recently been awarded an 11.1 million EUR grant from the European Union (EU) to lead a consortium of partners to implement their Accelerating Health Agriculture and Nutrition (AHAN) project under pillar three of the EU’s Partnership for Improved Nutrition in Lao People’s Democratic Republic (PDR). Consortium partners include World Vision Australia (lead) with 4 implementing partners: World Vision Laos, Agronomes et Vétérinaires Sans Frontière (AVSF), Green Community Development Association (GCDA) and the Burnet Institute.

Commencing on the 1st of October 2017, this 48 month project has the overall objective of creating supportive conditions for enhanced household (HH) nutrition through the following specific objectives:

1) Improved access to and availability of sufficient and/or diverse foods year round; 2) Improved dietary and care practices among Women of Reproductive Age and children under 5; 3) Reduced incidence of selected Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) related diseases/illnesses linked to undernutrition; 4) Improved gender equitable relations at the HH level, particularly in decision-making and distribution of workload; and 5) Strengthened multi-sector coordination and support for nutrition. The project will be implemented across three provinces and 12 districts of Lao PDR.

The Administrative Officer will be responsible for providing administrative and logistic support to project staff, including project manager. Responsible for coordination of the project drivers.

Objective 1 : Lead the logistics activities related to the AHAN project

  • Receive internal order forms, sort and group them;

  • Organize the purchases and ensure that the internal procedures are respected;

  • Do market assessment;

  • Ensure delivery to the programmes;

  • Ensure proper stock management.

  • Manage the base’s vehicle park and equipment:

  • Ensure follow-up of the fleet (repairs, maintenance, consumption) ;

  • Participate in planning what the vehicles are to be used for;

  • Ensure that the equipment is used properly

  • Manage the restoration and maintenance:

- Participate in the security management.

Objective 2 : Supervise the drivers team

- Draw up a work plan;

- Carry out appraisal interviews

- Provide technical support to the team if necessary.

Objective 3: Responsible for the administrative of the offices Salavan, Attapeu

  • Receives people visiting the office, and directs them to those concerned

  • To follow up relationship with the suppliers, and send them proof of payments done when required

  • To support the needs of booking, and quotations enquires

  • To respect ACF purchasing procedures when giving an advance and to report to the Log Administrator Coordinator if these procedures are not respected

  • If necessary to finalize the first draft of contracts with supplier and/or consultants with the collaboration of the Finance/Admin Manager

  • If necessary, to inform logistic department on the purchasing procedures and on the standard information needed on invoices

- To file all the documents related to administration and logistic in order, and respecting the procedure required by WV and by donors

Main responsibilities

  1. Oversee the Project Administrative functions include fixed Asset, Fleet, and Office facilities management to ensure efficient and consistent operations as the organization scales.

  2. Ensures for a proper coordination of Supply Chain business processes for an optimal interface between the supply chain and business units relates to the procurement and logistics functions

  3. Ensure all office facilities at Savannakhet, Salavan and Attapeu Office is in functioning working order, including office premises, training facilities, etc.

  4. Ensure all AHAN Project assets are registered and a proper approval were obtained prior to any movement of transfer or disposal.

  5. Ensure a proper monthly spending report of utilities, telephone, and occupancy of all offices completed and report accurately.

  6. Carry out any additional responsibilities as assigned by the Finance and Admin Team Lead

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  1. Bachelor’s degree (Administration, Business, or similar field).

  2. At least a University degree and 3 years’ experience in community development with a focus on logistic and administration

  3. Technical training and demonstrate knowledge on logistic and administration

  4. Good understanding of Lao Government policies, laws, and institutions and ability to work together with various stakeholders.

  5. Ability to identify and plan work strategically and to work to deadlines.

  6. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English and Lao.

  7. Ability to train others, ability to provide technical guidance and support to operation staff.

  8. Possess strong organizational, computer, and writing skills.

  9. Ability to function efficiently and effectively with little day-to-day supervision.

  10. Willingness to travel to the districts and villages on a frequent basis.

  11. Experience supporting logistic and administration in NGO context

Work Environment

The Administrative Officer will be based in Savannakhet with frequent field travel to target districts 20% of the time.

MEAL Coordinator

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 35 development and relief programmes in 20 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Coordinator

Locations – Nuwara Eliya

Job Profile

The Monitoring & Evaluation , Accountability and Learning Coordinator(MEAL ), will provide technical support to the Area Program(AP) in developing a strong MEAL System in the areas of Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability & Learning for the design & implementation of quality programs/projects. Reporting to the AP Manager with technical oversight from the Design Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) Specialist, the job holder will work in collaboration with the field staff/other stakeholders in developing an efficient & effective MEAL framework & plan that responds to strategic program planning, monitoring & learning agenda of WVL & it’s goals & objectives

Based in the AP/ADP Office the MEAL Coordinator is responsible for collecting & mapping project and program data from the field according to the set M&E plans and process the data collected into usable formats for analysis to generate high quality evidence base for learning, decision making & accountability. The MEAL Coordinator will also facilitate implementation of the Accountability Framework, & ensure that lessons learned are communicated to stakeholders, and assist with cross-sectoral coordination.

Major Responsibilities

  • Establish & ensure smooth function of M&E systems & processes at AP level, including grants & Private Non Sponsorship (PNS) within the AP

  • Ensure AP level technical project baseline survey is established & effective monitoring system in place for quality assurance

  • Ensure Baseline report completed within the first year of completion with quality frameworks, context specific tools for monitoring AP

  • Develop field based monitoring plan in consultation with the technical lead & DME specialist and ensure alignment of program interventions in line with project/program objectives

  • Ensure timely & accurate completion of Program Management Reports at AP Level (Semi-Annual Reports/Annual Reports)

  • Establish systems for knowledge management/storing of programmatic information and lessons learned for decision making and accountability

  • Ensure AP designs are aligned to WVL strategy and the Technical Programme design & disseminate program designs and plans with relevant partners/stakeholders

  • Develop capacity of staff & partners in MEAL processes, system & standards to ensure programme quality

  • Facilitate reflection & learning process in undertaking monitoring, evaluation & learning – including both reporting & learning needs

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • A Degree in Social Science/Economics/Agriculture/International Development or related discipline with Statistics/Research knowledge preferred

  • Minimum 03 years’ experience in participatory assessments and monitoring, logical approach, data processing/ analysis and result based management

  • Good contextual knowledge of local issues, community priorities and social and cultural constraints and realities

  • Good training & facilitation skills and good collaboration skills

  • Good analytical skills and proven report writing skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English & Sinhala and/or Tamil preferred.

  • Excellent Computer skills in MS office, SPSS, and other statistical packages

  • Good Interpersonal skills and able to work in a team and be prepared to train the others

  • Experience and skills using database programmes for data entry, analysis, and reporting

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 22nd August 2019

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

Country Security Manager

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 34 development and relief programmes in 15 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

VACANCY – COUNTRY SECURITY MANAGER

Location: Colombo

Job Profile

The purpose of the Country Security Manager (CSM) is to ensure that effective security measures for the National Office and field programs are appropriately planned for and addressed within the national context. The CSM needs to have an understanding of the complexity of the operating context and manage security risks to an acceptable level so as ensure that WV programs can be delivered effectively and safely.

The CSM is also expected to provide leadership and manage any Field Security Officers and/or Security Focal points in country.

Another purpose is for the CSM to lead in the optimization of organizational security and the mitigation of operational risks for ministry effectiveness by establishing security systems and mechanisms for institutionalizing an organizational culture and practice of safety and security.

Major Responsibilities

  • Lead the development and implementation of the National Office security strategy to ensure the operational priorities of the national office and field officers are aligned with WV security policy.

  • Provide Technical Support

  • Provide Operational Support

  • Provide Capacity Building

  • Knowledge Management

  • Quality Assurance

  • Internal Liaison & Co-ordination

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Relevant Masters degree or other advanced degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management or other management discipline

  • A good network of contacts in academia, government or humanitarian security fields

  • Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services)

  • At least 5 years or work related experience in the professional security, resilience, business continuity, NGO or UN working at international level with international agencies, INGOs, governments, military, law enforcement or private sector in a leadership role

  • Working knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in security risk assessments, security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context

  • Direct application of security and risk management framework within complex NGO operating and organizational environments

  • Understanding of implementing Core Security Requirements, Minimum Operating Security Standards or equivalent

  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills sufficient to establish effective relationships at senior levels, gain credibility and influence senior decision makers

  • Solid interpersonal, negotiating and networking skills

  • Good analytical (tactical & strategic), organizational and problem solving skills

  • Ability to work under pressure

  • Demonstrated ability to influence and deliver effective organizational outcomes related to all aspects of security and risk management

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint

  • Must be able to coordinate work and interface efficiently and effectively in remote locations.

  • Strong administrative skills, with effectiveness in developing tasks and managing to achieve target dates

  • Must be a productive team player

Work Environment

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time and includes travel to high risk locations with minimal notice

  • Role will require successful completion of Hostile Environment Awareness Training provided by employer

  • Depending on location the position may require home based working with some

unsociable hours due to global coverage and online meetings

  • Will be expected to manage high stress security events

  • Flexibility in work hours is expected

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Binh Chanh, Ho Chi Minh city

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yên, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

To manage the technical projects in assigned communes

ROLE DIMENSIONS:

1.Community Engagement and Sponsorship: (Time spent: 50%)

Planning:

Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and

local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children

Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based

development approach

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the

community

Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical

project interventions/ models

Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards

through the SR volunteer network

2. Program Management in assigned communes: (Time spent: 50%)

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms..) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned commune

KNOWLEDGE – SKILL – ABILITIES

1. Education

Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

2. Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Good English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

3. Experience

  • At least 2 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities

4. Work Environment

  • Based at district level

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hang

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 07 Vu Van Dung Street, Son Tra District, Danang, Viet Nam

Tel: 0236 3812 041 (Ext:25)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WV India - Group Director - Operations

*This position will be based in India, no relocation assistance available.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Group Director - Operations is an integral member of the Leadership Team and is required to provide strategic leadership and direction to the Operations of WV India. This includes oversight of all donor-funded programmes & projects implemented by the organisation, humanitarian Emergency operations, programme & local advocacy efforts including long-term campaigns and microfinance operations. The position also requires active engagement with various support offices and the regional/ global field operations of World Vision International.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Demonstrate maturity in modelling Christian leadership :

  • Growing personal relationship with Christ and leadership grounded on Christian ethics with the sense of call to the corporate ministry.

  • Articulating and practising Biblical perspectives in WV India’s Operations ministry and in people and culture development.

  • Authentic in expressing his/her opinions; valuing other’s views and resolving issues for effectiveness of the ministry, balanced with organizational good and people sensitivity.

Envisage and operationalise future growth for all functions in Operations in line with the Organizational Strategy:

  • Provide Strategic direction to the ministries of Development, HEA Advocacy and Sponsorship to impact to scale with realization of the mission being critical.

  • Ensuring effective planning and execution of operational strategies through each line of Ministry.

  • Engage in the Strategic planning of IMPACT –microfinance.

  • New Product Development for expanding a significant growth portfolio in Special Projects.

Ensure results based, focused approach in high quality programmes /projects for scale:

  • Every line of ministry has a policy/guidelines and procedures for excellent design, execution and monitoring in place with end to end evidence based programme/projects.

  • High quality communications through Evidence based reports to Support offices and in Sponsorship Communications.

  • Maintain highest standards of sponsorship accountability in programmes/projects.

  • Enhance technical capacity of WV India in engagement with the partnership and external industry.

  • Integrated effective local level advocacy and campaigns in programmes / projects.

Positioning and relationship with SOs through programme quality servicing, for re-investment in WV India:

  • Growing confidence of the Support offices seeing WV India as a preferred country for investments with new models of ministry.

  • WV India servicing the Support Offices based on their needs and interests proactively in programme/projects/HEA and Sponsorship.

  • Explore new opportunities of growth with SOs.

  • Engage with key partners/network in the Indian NGO industry for the various functions of Operations.

Provide leadership for a high performing team culture in Operations and build on a talent pipeline for future growth in Operations:

  • Strategic workforce planning for Operations in place.

  • Strategic talent pipeline development for the emerging opportunities.

  • Christian value driven professional leadership group in Operations with high performing teams in the Operations Division.

Strategic advisor to the National Director, as part of the Leadership:

  • Proactively addressed emerging issues that affects the organization and provide advise to the National Director and Leadership team.

  • Engage in leadership team meetings with organizational good intent of advice/suggestion with people/field sensitivity.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A post graduate qualification in a relevant discipline.

  • Knowledge of transformational and sustainable development of the partnership and industry.

  • Knowledge of key WV development sectoral and cross-cutting themes of the partnership and industry.

  • Knowledge of Design Monitoring and Evaluation standards of WV partnership.

  • Knowledge of HEA , Advocacy and Sponsorship Requirements of the Partnership and industry.

  • Knowledge of Christian principles demonstrated through a personal expression of Christian fait.h

  • Should have had at least 5 years of leadership experience in program and project management experience, including large grants.

  • Should have lead a team of senior leaders for at least a minimum period of 3 years.

  • Building successful collaborative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Interpersonal skills to establish other’s needs, concerns, feelings, expectations and motivations.

  • Ensures that a Christian witness strategy permeates all that we do and ar.e

  • Respecting cross-cultural sensitivities.

  • Uses discernment in decision making.

  • Strategic planning skills.

  • Management skills.

  • Collaborative leadership skills.

  • Compelling communication skills.

  • Analysis & Problem Solving skills.

  • Coaching and Mentoring Skills.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Based in National Office

  • Frequent Travel (<30% )

Project Coordinator - Enterprise Development - Ja Ela

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and currently works through 34 development and relief programmes in 15 Districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are currently looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.

Project Coordinator - Enterprise Development - WVL

Base Location– Ja Ela

Job Profile

The Project Coordinator – Enterprise Development is responsible for the direct management of WVL staff and the overall implementation of the livelihood-generating components of the ‘Global Program to develop livelihood for poverty affected population though a mulita-sectoral established and monitored waste management system (PHINLA)’ project.

S/he will work closely with the Project Coordinator – Waste Management (of the Project’s main partner in implementation) to identify and maximize opportunities for livelihoods and enterprise development. The project shall be implemented in the agreed locations in accordance with Grant contract and compliance to achieve the overall project goal.

Responsibilities

  • Leadership and People Management - Ability to Lead and Manage people efficiently and effectively.

  • Networking and Liaison – Maintain high quality relationships and networks between Project operations and relevant Government agencies, WVL Area Programmes, local and international NGOs, other civil society groups and international consultancy agencies, Support to be made available for program goals and implementation by key stakeholders.

  • Quality Assurance - Effective and efficient project management and implementation. Project progress, lessons learnt, best practices, etc. are captured and disseminated as necessary.

  • Grant Compliance - Adequate knowledge on policies, procedures and standards of the grant and systematic information management.

  • Financial Accountability - Grant is delivered on time and within allocated budget. Financial reporting is accurate and delivered on time. Audit reports indicate low risk findings. All program expenses are compliant with WV and donor requirements.

  • Reporting - All reports are prepared/reviewed in a timely manner with quality assurance. Strong working relationships with relevant internal key stakeholders.

Required Qualifications, Experience & Competencies

  • A Bachelor's degree in Economic Development, Social Sciences, International Development Studies or Community development.

  • Knowledge and experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably [BMZ] and/or other funding agencies (Global Fund and other multilateral agencies); their policies and regulations.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage and experience of working with ethnic minorities is preferred.

  • Experience in training and facilitation

  • Ability to provide management and technical support to enhance the marketing component of the project.

  • Experience in enterprise development specially targeting the beneficiaries from the vulnerable population.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding on gender and disability and other vulnerability factors in community.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including leading, building, and supporting a team with diverse roles and capacities.

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, and networking among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in program management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Lotus Notes

  • Project management experience with Grant projects is (including staffing and financial management) preferred.

  • Experience in project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and reporting writing.

  • Written and oral communications skills in Tamil and English.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy, work methodically and neatness.

  • Time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work

  • Willing to travel frequently to project operation areas and to Colombo Office on need basis.

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

WVV AP Sponsorship Facilitator (Temporary)- Dakrong, Quang Tri

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yên, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

World Vision Child sponsorship enhances the quality of World Vision’s transformation development and public awareness ministries by providing sponsors, children, and their families and communities with a service that allows sharing of other resources, hopes and experiences in a way that it can transform both. Child sponsorship provides the majority of resources for transformational development. Therefore, Child sponsorship is a required core competency of World Vision.

Reflecting Christ’s love for children, World Vision Child sponsorship creates a special relationship between children, their families and communities, and sponsors that contribute to the transformation of all toward the wholeness of life with dignity, justice, peace and hope.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position supports AP manager in ensuring the focus on children’s well-being and the transformation of registered children, their families and communities and sponsors through collaborating with Development Facilitators and local sponsorship volunteers network, partners in planning and implementing sponsorship activities in the designated AP working area.

The position assists AP manager to ensure Sponsorship operations and initiatives (Sponsorship 2.0, Transformed Field Environment – TFE/ Sponsorship Single User Interface – SSUI) are well integrated and deployed within TP projects of the AP, provides technical support to DFs to ensure appropriate RC targeting which is aligned with WV’s Sponsorship minimum Programming standards.

ROLE DIMENSION/DESCRIPTION

1. SPONSORSHIP SERVICE OPERATIONS: (Time Spent: 30%)

Ensures sponsor communication activities (Sponsor’s Letter, Christmas Card, Child’s Annual Progress Report, Gift Notifications…) are designed in engaging and meaningful way so as to contribute to life skills and development assets of children.

Manages queries including record management, assignment, quality assurance and follow-up are timely responded.

Ensures child data and other sponsorship documents (both electronic and hard copies) and relevant back-up copies are maintained systematically in a secure place.

2. SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMMING AND CHILD MONITORING: (Time spent: 40%)

Makes sure RC and their families are intentionally included in the AP’s programming interventions as part of transformational development.

Ensures budgeted number of RC which is agreed with the support office is maintained through timely processing of new growth, replacement and reactivation.

Reinforces RC selection criteria which embrace MVC targeting by recruit new growth/replacement in consideration from AP’s MVC list.

Ensures RC record (includes information and digital images/clips) are updated and maintained with completeness, accuracy, timeliness and validity.

Provides sufficient coordination and support to enable DFs facilitate Child Monitoring integrated within project activity plan as a part of community led child protection and care.

Coordinate with AP coordinator to complete the CESP plan of action and report for the AP.

3. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPONSORSHIP EDUCATION: (Time spent: 30%)

For new AP: Assist AP manager to establish community volunteer network at the target communes with close collaboration between schools (school volunteer network) and community settings (hamlet facilitator network) at village and commune levels;

For on-going AP: In cooperation with DFs, the sponsorship communication messages and materials (adapted with local context as possible) are distributed to all RC’s parents and non-RC’s parents;

In collaboration with other the DFs, the sponsorship network and National Communicator(s), documenting stories about RC and their families and significant changes in their life, achievements, best practices and learning experiences are compiled for WV publications and shared within the Partnership.

In collaboration with the Sponsorship Cluster Officer in NO, partnership new initiatives are contextualized and implemented appropriately.

Participates in sponsorship education processes and contributes as needed.

Provides technical input on sponsorship aspects of community engagement.

Participates in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups.

KNOWLEDGE – SKILLS – ABILITIES

1.Education: Bachelor’s Degree.

2.Knowledge & Skills:

Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

Strong understand of community-led development work

Demonstrated training and facilitation skills, including catalysing, connecting and building the capacity of community groups

Good time management and organizational skills;

Good interpersonal and communications skills;

Fair English, especially email/letters writing skills;

Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and email;

3.Experience:

Experience in community development or with NGO.

Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

4.Work Environment:

Work in a team environment with great diversity

50% time of field visits is expected

50% time of managing the Sponsorship services and system

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hang

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 07 Vu Van Dung Street, Son Tra District, Danang, Viet Nam

Tel: 0236 3812 041 (Ext:25)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Senior Program Officer - Bangladesh Refugee Response

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This is a position within the Program unit, focused primarily on acquisition but also providing program management support to select grants. The job holder will lead program and proposal development and design for high-value, competitive, complex funding opportunities aligned with the BRC response strategy. He or she will lead proposal planning and development processes by mobilizing a cross-functional proposal team including MEAL, Finance, Technical Advisors and Operations, and Support Office staff, ensuring targeted input and reviews for an efficient and clear proposal development process. The position will support the creation and promotion of strategic alliances with donors, multilateral

agencies, and other NGOs for purposes of increasing resources for the vulnerable refugees and host communities BRC response serves. The job holder will review monthly, quarterly and annual reports to ensure quality and compliance and tasks as guided by the Program Director.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Pursue resource mobilization opportunities aligned to WV Bangladesh BRC strategy and capacities in humanitarian and development sectors; in developing program designs and proposals, the job holder will serve as lead programme officer, ensuring choices of sectoral and geographic programming which maximize impact through the best available approaches and leveraging of programmatic investment in BRC response target program areas.

  • Proactively pursue and build donor and partner relationships that lead to effective collaboration, sharing of advanced donor intelligence, funding opportunities, and lessons learned to ensure positive impact of WV’s programs on the lives of children, families, and communities. good relationships with donors including, bilateral, multilaterals and Support Offices (SOs).

  • Maintain the highest quality donor and Support Office relations by supporting contractual obligations in a timely manner and achieving high quality planning and implementation levels.

  • Represent WV Bangladesh BRC Response in various donor and coordination forums at National level and providing programmatic information as required.

  • Provide timely, detailed and quality program and reports to Support Offices and donors; support financial reporting.

  • Support monitoring of programmes in liaison with QA, partners, Project Managers and Technical Advisors. Support compliance and adherence by Project Managers to WV policies and procedures, donor regulations, and monitoring mechanisms which allow transparent and accountable implementation of projects.

  • As requested, build capacity of field staff in reporting, monitoring and application of humanitarian standards.

  • Conduct routine field support visits for the purposes of supporting programme management in accordance with internal procedures, good practice, maximize impact and encourage learning.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Programming & Proposal Development:

  • Pursue resource mobilization opportunities aligned to the response strategy and capacities in humanitarian and developmental sectors by working closely with key stakeholders in developing proposals for a variety of donors to meet local community needs.

  • Mobilize and lead cross-functional proposal development with clear assignments, deadlines and timetable, including appropriate representatives from Ops, Sector Leadss, Finance, MEAL, and SO support. Anticipate strengths and contributions of each proposal team member for maximum efficiency and effectiveness, as well as team satisfaction.

  • Anticipate, plan for, and write proposals with high win rate. Lead proposal development, ensuring that sectors and geographic areas which maximize WV’s program impact, cost efficiency, and donor preferences or requirements.

  • Regularly review project evaluations, lessons learned workshop documents, field visit reports, and project reports across the program and from other NGOs and donors to apply emerging innovations and best practices in future proposals.

  • Assist the Program Director and MEAL specialist in documenting and updating WVS technical program approaches based on emerging practices.

Relationship Building and Competitive Intelligence Gathering:

  • Regularly meet with, brief, and provide updates to current and prospective donor representatives, both in formally and informally to build and strengthen relationships.

  • Make presentations to donor and NGO groups to share learning, promote best practices, and coordinate programming, and foster alliances and consortia opportunities.

  • Represent BRC response in various donor and coordination forums at National level and provide programmatic information as required to promote WV visibility, servant leadership, and good will with donors including, UN Agencies, bilateral, multilaterals, Support Offices, and NGO peers.

  • Research, monitor, and act upon shifting donor strategy, funding, or regulatory information, and inform Program Director and Operations leadership of emerging trends that could positively or negatively affect the program.

Program Reporting & Donor Compliance:

  • Provide timely, detailed and quality program reports to Support Offices and donors on grant funded programs.

  • Support effective and reliable monitoring of emergency and rehabilitative programs through liaison with partners, Project Managers and Technical Advisors. Proactively raise implementation or compliance challenges with Ops Managers,

  • Program Director and SOs.

  • Support compliance and adherence by Project Managers/sector leads to WV policies and procedures, donor regulations and monitoring mechanisms which enhance the donor relationship and lead to repeat funding.

Project Start-up Processes, Monitoring Visits and Support:

  • Plan and lead start-up workshop or process to ensure comprehensive hand-over of project to Project Manager and wider grant operational team.

  • Participate in field-level Quarterly Review Meetings, visit field project sites, and meet with operations staff to gather emerging challenges, lessons learned, and innovations to apply to future proposals.

  • Escort and support facilitation of donors, SOs and partners to the field on monitoring visits.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Educational level required: First degree in Development Studies or related field; preferably a Masters Degree.

  • Three years or more working in humanitarian or development field, preferably with one or more previous assignments in fragile contexts.

  • Demonstrated proposal development skills: exceptionally strong writer.

  • Previous experience in working with multilateral donors such as OFDA/USAID, ECHO & the UN.

  • Demonstrated ability to mobilize cross-functional proposal team (technical, ops, field, finance, M&E, Regional/DMT) with right staff at the right time to meet even the tightest deadlines. Can also effectively mobilize multi-partner proposal development teams.

  • Networking/external engagement skills: proven experience in networking with donors and partners to bring about funding opportunities. Able to speak persuasively in front of groups.

  • Team player; the ability to mobilize and work as part of a diverse team to achieve the overall goal.

  • Must adhere to set security standards.

  • A strong understanding of gender dynamics at work and in interpersonal relationships: must demonstrate respect for gender diversity.

  • Culturally sensitive in professional and personal life.

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills.

  • Ability to lead and build trust with colleagues across the country and departments.

Working Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Cox’s Bazar based.

  • May be required to perform other duties not explicitly stated in this job description.

WVV Master Data Management and Admin Assistant

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 440 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 39 Area Development Programmes (ADPs) which operate in 5 zones: North (Hung Yen, Hoa Binh, Hai Phong and Dien Bien), Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang, Thanh Hoa, Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). From FY18, WVV adopts and implements the new operating model, therefore, the name of ADP will be changed to AP (Area Programme). WVV’s APs usually focus within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

WVV has a representative office in Hanoi, which is the work-base of about 60 staff. The Administration Unit also provides support to WVV staff across the country.

Starting from FY14 WVV is mandated to implement the Strategic Sourcing Project, which is led by the Administration Unit. The Unit facilitates the procurement of ministry materials as required by the ADPs/projects as well as the representative office in Hanoi.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  1. To support World Vision Vietnam in maintaining effective reception and filing system

  2. To provide assistance to the Administration Officer and a designated Procurement Officer in admin and procurement tasks.

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

  1. Receptionist(Time spent : 40%)

  • All incoming telephone calls are answered in a courteous and professional manner, and directed to concerned staff and visitors.

  • Cordial greetings are demonstrated to all visitors, ensure they are being served well and maintain the visitors’ logbook accurately.

  • Manage the distribution of Visitor Information Package based on given instructions in a timely manner.

  • Prepare all outgoing mail pouches for courier service, post office or other means of delivery and maintain mail out going register/ records properly.

  • Receive all in-coming mail pouches, post office mail, newspapers, other deliveries and distribute appropriately, maintaining in-coming mail register.

  • Ensure the reception area is well maintained, clean and tidy through coordination with relevant parties.

  • Manage and coordinate the meeting room registration.

  • Maintain proper inventory record for all office supply: stationery, kitchen stuffs and etc and raise purchase requisition accordingly

Supervise the janitorial work, ensuring office, meeting rooms and pantry always neat and clean

  • Logistics support( Time spent: 30%)

Assist Admin Officer in Logistic arrangements for staffs’ business trip, visitors’ and events in Hanoi

Carry out any other administrative tasks assigned by supervisor

  • Master Data Management ( Time spent: 50%)

  • Request supplier , contract, and item creation, update and deactivation/activation thru MDM.

  • Assist buyers (in Central and South area) in completing documentary requirement, which supports procurement committee (including National Director) decision

  • Handle queries by AP on basic issues of Provision usage (which both the AP staff and the Admin&MDM Assistant have been trained on)

  • Carry out any other master data management tasks assigned by supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:

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

  1. Education:

    - College or University graduate

  2. Knowledge & Skills:

  • Good communication skills

  • Good analytical skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Knowledge of computer (Microsoft Word and Excel), and office machine such as Fax, Telephone system, photocopier, and others as an advantage.

  • Knowledge of basic accounting.

  • Ability to oversee day to day operation.

  • Strong organization skill with a problem- solving attitude

  • Attention to detail

  1. Experience:

- 01 year relevant experience in office administration and has passion for administration work to help others and contribute to the success of the Department/ Organization.

- Fresh graduate with fast learning ability, strong potential and clear career path is also welcomed.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department

Address: 9thfloor, the Mercury building, No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext 118)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV AP Manager - Lam Binh AP, Tuyen Quang

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 440 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In alignment with the three ministry strategic objectives World Vision Vietnam implements three Technical Programs (TPs): Child Protection, Nutrition and Livelihoods. TPs are national level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country, which are designed to ensure that WVV will achieve the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant Technical Approach and NO strategic objectives.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 39 Area Development Programmes (ADPs) which operate in 5 zones: North (Hung Yen, Hoa Binh, Hai Phong and Dien Bien), Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang, Thanh Hoa, Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). From FY18, WVV adopts and implements the new operating model, therefore, the name of ADP will be changed to AP (Area Programme).

WVV’s APs usually focus within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal Officers technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide overall leadership and management to the area program in accordance with WVV’s strategic directions (e.g. National strategy, Technical Approaches, Technical Programs), policies (e.g. HR Manual,

Finance and Child Protection policies, ect.), standards (e.g. technical project models, Program Effectiveness, child sponsorship, child protection and child safe organization, Program Accountability Framework, etc.).

ROLE DIMENSION

  1. Leadership and People Management (Time Spent: 30%)

    • Provide overall leadership to the AP team, including spiritual leadership

    • Work with PnC department to recruit and provide orientation for new staff

    • Supervise, coach, mentor, provide adequate feedback to AP staff to ensure their high performance toward the shared goals

    • Identify and address development needs of AP staff to ensure that they are well equipped with core and job-specific competencies to carry out quality work

    • Identify and address staffing issues in a timely and professional manner in working with PnC department

    • Promote ongoing reflection and learning culture among AP staff

    • Organize the AP office and facilitate a working environment of trust, mutual respect, and care among all staff

    • Build effective relationships with support office/donors; provide support office/donors with vital program information, documentation, stories and reports on a timely manner and get them involved in key events/milestones of the program

  2. Community Engagement and Sponsorship (Time Spent: 35%)

    • Build effective working relationship with various development partners including PMB and technical departments at district and commune level

    • Network with external stakeholders (NGOs, CSO, local businesses, etc.) and create space for collaboration and partnership toward improved well-being of children, especially the most vulnerable

    • Raise awareness of local partners and community on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development

    • Promote program accountability in accordance with PAF

    • Lead the AP planning process as well as the annual community review & planning process

    • Promote shared monitoring and integrated reflection with local partners and community to review the progress and identify areas for improvements

    • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community development plan/ initiatives (micro projects) including advocacy initiatives

    • Support communities and partners to develop and implement community-based disaster preparedness plans

    • Identify and mobilize community resources for joint advocacy activities at district level

    • Lead the documentation of best practices, lessons learnt, MSC stories and share with external and internal stakeholders for learning and advocacy purpose

    • Lead the process of MVC mapping and inclusion in the project activities

    • Lead child projection and inclusion as per Sponsorship standards and monitor participation and benefits of RC/MVC and their families

    • Lead the child monitoring as per sponsorship standards

    • Be accountable for the implementation of Sponsorship 2.0

    • Reinforce Sponsorship In Programming (SIP) Essentials

    • Facilitate the process of program approach towards sustainability

  3. Program Management (Time Spent: 35%)

  • Lead the adaptation of TPs following the standard guidelines/ tools and complete all AP level documents (log-frame, ITT, MnE plan, narrative AP Plan)

  • Provide coaching and support to AP staff to implement TPs according to the approved AP plan and budget

  • Mobilize technical, human, financial resources to support the program

  • Lead the monitoring and reporting of indicators to ensure data accuracy

  • Implement the recommendations of CWB reports, evaluation reports, technical model review reports

  • Coordinate the participation of local partners and community in baseline survey and evaluation at AP level

  • Document evidences and disseminate WVV’s project models to external partner for replication and advocacy purpose

  • Prepare monitoring reports for the AP (monthly, semi-annual, annually)

  • Support AP staff to mainstream CCT into program activities

  • Lead the implementation of Horizon 3.0

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing at AP level

  • Prepare concept notes and proposals for PNS calls

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Education

  • Bachelor degree in education, public health, community development, social work and/or business administration.

  • Master degree in similar fields

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including health/nutrition, child protection, livelihoods and cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, child participation, environment, disability), and integration of advocacy and disaster management in development programming.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills, including leading, building, and supporting a team with diverse roles and capacities.

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation and mobilisation of communities and networking among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in program management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese and English, especially report writing skills.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and email.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

Experience

  • At least 4 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Knowledge and experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience in managing and supervising staff.

  • Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

Tel: 024. 39439920 (Ext:142)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Talent and Leadership Director, VisionFund International

*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.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

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.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

WVV AP Sponsorship Facilitator - Lam Binh AP, Tuyen Quang

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yên, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

World Vision Child sponsorship enhances the quality of World Vision’s transformation development and public awareness ministries by providing sponsors, children, and their families and communities with a service that allows sharing of other resources, hopes and experiences in a way that it can transform both. Child sponsorship provides the majority of resources for transformational development. Therefore, Child sponsorship is a required core competency of World Vision.

Reflecting Christ’s love for children, World Vision Child sponsorship creates a special relationship between children, their families and communities, and sponsors that contribute to the transformation of all toward the wholeness of life with dignity, justice, peace and hope.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position supports AP manager in ensuring the focus on children’s well-being and the transformation of registered children, their families and communities and sponsors through collaborating with Development Facilitators and local sponsorship volunteers network, partners in planning and implementing sponsorship activities in the designated AP working area.

The position assists AP manager to ensure Sponsorship operations and initiatives (Sponsorship 2.0, Transformed Field Environment – TFE/ Sponsorship Single User Interface – SSUI) are well integrated and deployed within TP projects of the AP, provides technical support to DFs to ensure appropriate RC targeting which is aligned with WV’s Sponsorship minimum Programming standards.

ROLE DIMENSION/DESCRIPTION

1. SPONSORSHIP SERVICE OPERATIONS (TIME SPENT: 30%)

  • Ensures sponsor communication activities (Sponsor’s Letter, Christmas Card, Child’s Annual Progress Report, Gift Notifications…) are designed in engaging and meaningful way so as to contribute to life skills and development assets of children.

  • Manages queries including record management, assignment, quality assurance and follow-up are timely responded.

  • Ensures child data and other sponsorship documents (both electronic and hard copies) and relevant back-up copies are maintained systematically in a secure place.

2. SPONSORSHIP PROGRAMMING AND CHILD MONITORING (TIME SPENT: 40%)

  • Makes sure RC and their families are intentionally included in the AP’s programming interventions as part of transformational development.

  • Ensures budgeted number of RC which is agreed with the support office is maintained through timely processing of new growth, replacement and reactivation.

  • Reinforces RC selection criteria which embrace MVC targeting by recruit new growth/replacement in consideration from AP’s MVC list.

  • Ensures RC record (includes information and digital images/clips) are updated and maintained with completeness, accuracy, timeliness and validity.

  • Provides sufficient coordination and support to enable DFs facilitate Child Monitoring integrated within project activity plan as a part of community led child protection and care.

  • Coordinate with AP coordinator to complete the CESP plan of action and report for the AP.

3. COMMUNITY ENGAGEMENT AND SPONSORSHIP EDUCATION (TIME SPENT: 30%)

  • For new AP: Assist AP manager to establish community volunteer network at the target communes with close collaboration between schools (school volunteer network) and community settings (hamlet facilitator network) at village and commune levels;

  • For on-going AP: In cooperation with DFs, the sponsorship communication messages and materials (adapted with local context as possible) are distributed to all RC’s parents and non-RC’s parents;

  • In collaboration with other the DFs, the sponsorship network and National Communicator(s), documenting stories about RC and their families and significant changes in their life, achievements, best practices and learning experiences are compiled for WV publications and shared within the Partnership.

  • In collaboration with the Sponsorship Cluster Officer in NO, partnership new initiatives are contextualized and implemented appropriately.

  • Participates in sponsorship education processes and contributes as needed.

  • Provides technical input on sponsorship aspects of community engagement.

  • Participates in community engagement and capacity building efforts of partners and community groups.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes;

  • Strong understand of community-led development work

  • Demonstrated training and facilitation skills, including catalysing, connecting and building the capacity of community groups

  • Good time management and organizational skills;

  • Good interpersonal and communications skills;

  • Fair English, especially email/letters writing skills;

  • Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Powerpoint and email;

Experience

  • Experience in community development or with NGO.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

Tel: 024. 39439920 (Ext:142)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.