World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Bangladesh

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Motivated by our Christian faith, World Vision serves all people, regardless of their religion, ethnicity or gender. In World Vision family a significant number of professionals are working in partnership in approximately 100 countries all over the world.

World Vision Bangladesh is working throughout the country with her passionate staff for the wellbeing of the children and their families specially who are the most vulnerable.

World Vision Bangladesh is an equal opportunity employer and particularly encourages women candidates. As a world-class organization, we attract and retain talents through offering competitive compensation packages and challenging career opportunities.

Current Opportunities

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.

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.

Director – Global Fleet Management

*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.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:


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.


Relationship Management:

  • 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.


Capacity Building:

  • 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.


Work Environment/Travel:

  • 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.

Constructions and Infrastructure Director, Bangladesh

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Oversee all construction projects, those include general constructions, site improvement, camp management, shelter programming and WASH construction. Act as Operations Director and provide Leadership whenever s/he is not on official duty.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and monitor implementation of Response strategy that addresses WV strategic goals and humanitarian standards to meet humanitarian needs.

  • Define policies, guidelines and protocols for the shelter, construction and site management aspects of World Vision’s work in country.

  • Maintain an overview of the country shelter programme, construction and site management of the response context, with a view to strategically lead sector leads in developing new projects in current sites and / or in surrounding response area.

  • Give technical advice to sector leads, field manager on potential involvement in new shelter interventions, new infrastructures and internal shelter as well as construction capacity for implementation.

  • Provide technical support to the shelter, construction and WASH teams in all project sites, including the evaluation and impact analysis of current projects and the writing of donor proposals and reports.

  • Ensure programme planning is informed by technical standards & operational viability to meet humanitarian needs.

  • Establish, resource and staff Operations unit to meet response needs.

  • Be involved in the recruitment of shelter staff, providing advice on technical skills and experience.

  • Ensure that all shelter staff are trained and, if necessary, create possibilities for capacity building, mentoring and coaching, within budget constraints. Plan and develop training material as required.

  • Support line managers in inductions and appraisals of their staff, particularly for technical skills.

  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with humanitarian actors, government representatives and World Vision stakeholders.

  • Develop a road map and maintain relationships with UN, NGOs, donors, partners and other stakeholders, with the objective of raising public awareness of World Vision and ensuring good co-operation and partnerships.

  • Develop and plan the Response to achieve Response strategy goal and objectives.

  • Conduct operational planning to ensure effective coordination & timely delivery of response activities.

  • Implement & monitor programme to ensure achievement of response goals & objectives and in accordance with response commitments and to meet international and WV standards.

  • Initiate resourcing mechanisms and ensure financial resources are managed according to WV standards, donor and SO agreements.

  • Maintain an oversight of shelter and construction supplies ordered for the shelter and construction projects, supporting the construction and logistics staff in the coordination and quality control of construction supplies.

  • Develop and implement operations reporting systems to support timely and accurate Response reporting and external reporting requirements are met.

  • Ensure Response meets minimum quality standard and supports programme improvement, reflection, learning and innovation in sectors.

  • Implement response operations according to safety standards with support from the Security function.

  • Provide input into the integration of beneficiary participation and accountability.

  • Develop and support implementation of community consultation and information provision mechanisms.

  • Establish information management system within his/her department to meet response needs.

  • Develop a mechanism to compile and analyse relevant information to inform response design, programme management, operational improvement and promote learning.

  • Lead the preparation and sharing of reports to relevant stakeholders in coordination with communications.

  • Lead the preparation and sharing of programme progress report to response management based on analysis of collected information/data.

  • Coordinate with Support Services for provision of funds, staff, equipment, vehicles & supplies to ensure rapid program implementation.

  • Provide input to Supply chain to expedite procurement process in related to construction materials and supplies.

  • Keen to support Supply chain manager to oversee the importing materials and customs clearance.

  • Identify, report & refer operational blockages caused by external actors to Liaison to be addressed through advocacy.

  • Participate at networks or task groups on specific shelter and construction related humanitarian aid issues and actively.

  • Accompany donors on field trips, and ensure programme details are transmitted on time.

  • Represent World Vision, at coordination, sector and bilateral meetings, working groups, with national and / or local government departments and any other relevant meetings or events, facilitating supportive synergies and overall progress in the shelter sector.

  • Maintain a resource library for the construction team and keep up-to-date with the latest trends and updates within the sector. Ensure all shelter staff have access to necessary and appropriate information.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Must have at least a Bachelor or Master’s degree in relevant field.

  • At least 5 years of practical experience in humanitarian related work.

  • Excellent English written and verbal communication skills.

  • Demonstrated leadership, people management, coaching, mentoring, and team building skills.

  • Strong problem identification, analytical and solving skills.

  • Strong competency in proposal & report writing, monitoring and budgeting skills.

  • Experience working with communities and local governments, INGOs, donors and other key internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated ability to meet strict deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Demonstrates cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina. Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.

  • Ability to live and work in difficult remote areas and travel extensively.

  • Ability to maintain performance despite intense workload and work pace.

  • Committed to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement.

  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Computer skills.

  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.

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

  • Good planning and organizational skills.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Financial and program management skills.

  • Human Resource skills.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Field Office based

  • Travel: 20 % Domestic/international travel may be required.

  • On call: 10%

  • Willingness to travel and work extensively - sometimes at short notice, in difficult places and under long hours - according to a results-based approach.

Resource Development Director, WV Bangladesh

BACKGROUND:

World Vision Bangladesh has a funded grant portfolio of over $100 million, with a significant volume of new opportunities that are actively managed in our current pipeline. There is significant potential for additional growth, which will require more proactive capture planning and management in seamless partnership with key World Vision Support Offices (SOs) and regional partners around the world. The Resource Development Director (RDD), a key leader within the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), provides strategic leadership in capture planning and implementation, bid management, oversight of donor research and analytic and pipeline management and facilitation/execution of WVB’s grant acquisition strategy, Additionally, the Resource Development Director ensures resource diversification, strengthened donor networking, and improved resource acquisition capabilities for World Vision Bangladesh. Furthermore, the RDD will train and /or build the capacity of all resource development staff, assure strategic inter-departmental collaboration with the Program Quality and Technical (PDQA) staff, Finance staff (in particular with the development of cost proposals), Operations Department, while assuring the provision of any and all requisite support to the Refugee Response program development team.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position is a critical and key position of the National Office (NO) Team to lead the development and roll out of the National Office Resource Development Strategy, in alignment with World Vision’s global strategy, Our Promise 2030, and National Office strategies. As such, the Resource Development Director (RDD) will:

  • Lead and manage the National Office Resource Development Unit in Bangladesh to drive growth and diversification of grant income (bilateral, multilateral, major foundations and corporations, gifts in kind (GIK), non-food items etc.) in accordance to the Bangladesh National Office Resource Development Strategy.

  • Lead development and management of capture plans for World Vision Bangladesh (WVB) in order to maximize our ability to compete for high priority grant opportunities, both as a sub and prime in close collaboration with SOs and all internal WVB constituents (Technical teams, i.e. “PDQA,” Finance, People and Culture (P&C) etc.).

  • Oversee management of all live bids, and participate/lead major bi-lateral (e.g., USAID, DFID) bids in close collaboration with Support Office (SO) Resource Development Teams.

  • Assure the resource acquisition is strategic, focused and meets or exceeds targets as established by WVB leadership.

  • Coordinate with the Senior Director for Operations and Resource Management, National Director, Technical Directors and other internal constituents to develop strong relationships with high priority donors, as well as partnerships with potential subs and primes for future bids.

  • Establish and maintain functional relationships, capacity and collaboration among national, regional, support office and global center teams to effectively grow the national office portfolio.

  • Build the capacity of World Vision Bangladesh (WVB) capacity in grant acquisition, and specifically capture planning, capture management, bid management, and partnering in coordination with Regional Resource Development (RDU) Director; all such work will be aligned with the global Fragile Context Initiative and Grants Acquisition and Management (GAM) strategic priorities for the growth and management of grants in fragile contexts wherever appropriate and feasible.

The role reports to the Senior Director for Operations and Resource Management with matrix reporting to the Regional Resource Development (RDU) Director.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resource Acquisition:

Capture plan development and management; bid management; donor engagement.

Develop rigorous capture plans, consistent with Shipley model/approach allowing for two year planning and preparation horizon that aligns all relevant actors including: Support Office teams, technical teams, finance, Operations, P&C, National Director, Refugee Response fund raising team and others as appropriate.

Assure effective management of all capture plans, and take responsibility for leading and/or playing substantive role in management of high priority opportunities (in particular major USAID, DFID and other bi-lateral opportunities).

Assure quality management of live bids including, but not limited to:

  • Managing go/no-go decision process involving SOs and key internal constituents (National Director (ND), technical teams, Operations Department, Finance, etc.) within 24 hours from the release of an opportunity; development of detailed bid preparation plan (or “Bid Action Plan”) within 24 hours of “go” decision which clearly delineates timelines and responsibilities for all aspects of the bid process; lead color team reviews of major bids (over $5m), assuring that all reviewers understand their roles in review process; assure development of and adherence to compliance matrix to address all donor requirements; coordinate development of questions/feedback, in collaboration with SOs, Senior Leadership Team (SLT), for all RFA, NOFOs RFIs and other bi-lateral opportunities, and timely submission of same; coordinate with Finance and PDQA (technical teams) to assure preparation of highly competitive and well budgeted technical plans that maximize cost recover for Bangladesh National Office (NO, or WVB) staff wherever possible; other bid management tasks as periodically identified and required.

  • Actively engage and participate in strategic country donor meetings with subset of high priority donors as identified through rigorous market analyses, agreed upon by SMT, and documented in WVB Strategic Plan.

  • Working with WVB leadership, identify key relationships to strengthen national office positioning and elevate WV’s profile with government, multilateral and private sector donors.

  • Ensure that the WVB and Regional Development Unit teams work in collaboration with SOs’ grant teams to actively maintain strong donor relationships at global, regional and country level, developing engagement strategies for each donor or a group of donors.

  • In coordination with WVB Communications Director ensure the implementation of the global impact framework, and support the development of capacity statements, marketing and communication materials using the technical branding approach for donor engagement and prepositioning.

  • Facilitate relationships and build credibility with donors, using previous success and documented best practices in grant management.

Analytics and Pipeline Management:

  • Oversee BD Analyst to assure that WVB is prioritizing the right opportunities, has an accurate assessment of the competitive landscape and our win potential for specific opportunities; understands our comparative advantages (and

  • disadvantages); identifies partners that maximize likelihood of building highly competitive consortiums; conducts literature reviews as required to inform technical strategy; and other research/analytics as required and appropriate.

  • Establish an effective opportunity pipeline per industry standards that qualifies, prioritizes, and tracks all opportunities from early capture (two years before live) through post submission “lessons learned” for all major

  • opportunities. Bid management systems should use gated approach (consistent with Shipley system), and be updated in real time and made accessible to WB leadership.

  • Oversee and/or participate in development and roll out of BD dashboards to keep senior leadership apprised of our progress towards BD targets, including but not limited to real time dollar win rate analyses.

Capacity Building:

  • Ensure all WVB staff involved in grants, including the position holder have completed and are Proposal pro certified.

  • Lead, manage and provide capacity-building support to employees in the WVB team, & seconded staff by ensuring clear goals and accountabilities are established and achieved.

  • Ensure individuals’ performance and development needs are met, and employees are high performing and engaged.

  • Identify capacity gaps at WVB in grants acquisition and management and other factors leading to poor win rates and grants implementation and work with SOs and the Regional Development Unit (RDU) to address them.

  • Lead with the SOs and regional RDU, the roll out of the partnership grants acquisition training software (i.e. Proposal Pro) and the use of Horizon for opportunity tracking.

  • Develop a strong successor to be able to take up increasing grant management responsibility.

Strategy and Leadership:

  • In coordination with the National Director, Senior Director for Operations and Resource Management, PDQA and other internal constituents as well as the Regional Resource Development Unit lead, develop and/or revise of the NO resource acquisition strategy to assure WVB acquisition targets are met.

  • In accordance with Global Fragile Context Strategy, WV processes for fragile context and the WVB Business Planning Cycle, assist the National Director and Senior Leadership Team in setting annual grant income projections to be used in the National Director’s Performance.

  • Provide day to day leadership and management to the National Office Resource Development to ensure timely and efficient support for capture planning and implementation, bid management, supervision of BD analytic including, but not limited to: donor market analyses; donor prioritization; competitive analyses; establishment of web based pipeline management system to assure real time updates in HORIZON and others as need be.

Other:

  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the ND/Ops Director.

  • Attend and lead devotional meetings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree in International Development, International Relations, Rural Development, Social Science or any related field.

  • Minimum of five years’ demonstrable, hands on experience in grant acquisition, including experience developing and managing capture plans and applications/bids managing capture plans; managing bids for opportunities large opportunities targeting major bilateral and multilateral institutional donors.

  • Robust understanding of World Vision Context and prior experience working on resource collaboration with SOs is highly desirable.

  • Demonstrated success achieving high win rate for large (over $20m) bid portfolios. Experienced networker with strong skills in donor relations, negotiation, and partnership brokering and management.

  • Up-to-date knowledge of the donor landscape and trends in the development and humanitarian sectors.

  • Strong inter-personal skills, and proven team-player.

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

  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.

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

  • Strong influencing and networking skills; consortia/network development experience.

  • Experience in acquiring funding from private donors (foundations and corporations).

  • Ability to provide support and training to staff and partners and to “translate” donor language related to guidelines and different requirements to ensure that both concept notes/proposals and project implementation are compliant with donor requirements.

  • Experience with public-private partnerships.

  • If candidate is a WV staff, completed Proposal pro certification. G2G certified training is a plus.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of workings with major donors, such as USAID/OFDA/DoL, DFID, UN, DFAT, EC/ECHO/DIPECHO, UN agencies, WFP, ADB/WB. Global Fund.

  • Experience in working in fragile context countries, humanitarian assistance and complex environments.

  • Experience forming, leading, and working in consortia.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel within National office and support offices.

  • Travel: up to of 15% International travel may be required.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

*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):

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • 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

  • Finance 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

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist