Job Opportunities with World Vision Burundi

World Vision has been working in Burundi for more than five decades; supporting children, their families and communities.

Currently, World Vision Burundi has a commitment to bring hope and help to children and communities in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects that promote change and improve well-being. Every year, children and adults benefit from long term Area Programmes supported by Sponsorship and private non Sponsorship funding. Additional funding comes from governments and multilateral agencies.

Thank you for your interest in working with World Vision Burundi!

Website | Facebook | Twitter | Youtube

Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Officer

  1. PURPOSE OF POSITION

    The HEA Officer supports NO in response to crisis in a timely, efficient and effective manner to meet humanitarian needs andinitiates early recovery in disaster affected areas. The position ensures that Disaster Management is represented in the NO Strategy and NO has clear strategies to proactively address major risks and hazards in country. In ensuring preparedness for emergencies, this role builds and maintains critical relationships with stakeholders internally and externally.

  2. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Time

Role Dimension / Major Activities

End Results Expected

30

  1. Effective and active contribution to Disaster management:

  • Ensure NO strategy demonstrate action to address common risks and hazards prevalent in country

  • Ensure NO Technical Approaches and Technical Programmes integrate aspects of DM, especially DRR, appropriate for its context

  • During emergencies, contribute to the development Implementation and monitoring of Response strategy/plan that addresses WV strategic goals to meet humanitarian needs

  • Assuring standards of excellence in the management of human, financial, capital, and technical resources of the Portfolio.

  • Ensure World Vision implements principled humanitarian action that adheres to internal and international humanitarian standards.

  • Ensure ADPs or long term programs in high risk contexts** systematically mainstream DRR including clearly articulated Child Focused DRR components

  • Lead the Documentation and sharing of best practices in disaster management across the organisation to enhance learning.

Effective contribution of the NO in emergency preparedness and response in full coordination with support offices, regional office and external stakeholders and donors

30

Preparedness & Early Actions

  • Ensure timely information, early warning data is gathered, analyzed and reported to the HEA Manager on a monthly basis at a minimum.

  • Actively participate in development of Disaster Preparedness Plans (DPPs).

  • Regular collection of Early Warning information making sure they are utilized to adjust interventions and activities to ensure child wellbeing in changing contexts.

National Office is sufficiently equipped and ready to respond to emergency and saving lives of populations affected in case of Disaster

10

Capacity Building

  • Ensure the proper functional capacity of National Disaster Management Team (NDMTs) including identification and reporting,

  • Supporting the NO in capacity building for DRR in Burundi

WV NO has a National Disaster Management Team equipped and ready for deployment in case of Disaster

10

External Engagement and Resource Mobilization

  • Ensure NO has mapped and proactively engages key humanitarian donors and coordination mechanisms, including government bodies, coalitions and networks (e.g. Disaster Management Office, UNDAC, etc.

  • Be actively involved and/or ensure National Offices involvement in major consortiums/Working Groups/ groups directly involved with humanitarian response as needed and as appropriate.

WV Burundi is represented in coordination meetings and other humanitarian fora where NO contributions are needed

10

Reporting

  • Support the Department in development of sector reports (MMR, Semi-Annual, Annual Reports) and CWB Annual Report

Reports and updates on emergency response and new important events are regularly produced and shared

10

Expansion to Fragile context

  • Work with design team to mobilize resources for fragile context

  • Document and share learning from the work for fragile context

Active contribution of HEA Department in project design

  1. CORE COMPETENCIES FOR STAFF

Be Safe and Resilient

I take care of my personal well-being and support others to do the same.

Build Relationships

I treat others with empathy and respect so that trust grows, and we can speak the truth with love

Learn and Develop

I create opportunities for myself and others to grow, strengthen competence and improve performance.

Partner and Collaborate

I engage and influence networks of people beyond my role to make a bigger difference than we could alone.

Deliver Results

I focus on and help achieve the things that matter most, with clear evidence of my contribution.

Be Accountable

I exercise wise stewardship, showing sound judgment and integrity in the decisions and choices I make.

Improve and Innovate

I seek and discover new and better ways of doing things, solve problems and turn ideas into action.

Embrace Change

I approach change and the opportunities it offers with openness and courage, and I encourage others to do the same

  1. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor Degree in Social Sciences, Public Health, international development, sociology or a related field of study.

  • Holding certificates for courses taken in Humanitarian and Emergency domain

  • Requires at least 3 years work experience in Humanitarian program, Development programming, emergency response and hands on operations.

  • Experience in dealing with Governmental donor and UN agencies is essential.

  • Computer skills

  • Must be conversant with internationally accepted humanitarian relief standards, Disaster management cycle and concept.

  • The person must be results oriented, good at public relations and able to promote a team spirit. Very good English writing and oral communication skills are essential for this position.

  • Working knowledge of humanitarian codes, standards, principals, and ability to mainstream leading cross-cutting themes.

  • Empirical knowledge of emergency response DM&E processes.

  • Proven track record for multi-sector program design and implementation in large and complex emergencies.

  • Ability to facilitate appropriate information flow and coordination amongst a complex range of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Must have a clear understanding of major donors’ perspectives, requirements and standards and the ability to represent WV to major donors and other external stakeholders in a highly professional manner

  1. Work Environment:

  • Field: 20%

  • Office and external engagement: 80%

  1. How to apply:

    Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-burundi. If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

    In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, motivation letter, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is November 04, 2021.No late applications will be accepted.

  2. Important Note:

  • World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.

  • As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

  • Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

Communications Manager

  1. PURPOSE OF POSITION

Provide strong leadership and set strategic communications and marketing goals and processes in alignment with core ministry functions, national goals and with our global strategy - Our Promise. in the production of key communications resources for donor and public engagement that position the ministry of WV Burundi with in-country and international media. Lead external communications on a range of humanitarian and justice issues; direct communications in potential emergency and PR crisis situations; and manage internal communications processes to advance the strategic goals of WV Burundi in alignment with global marketing and communications strategic objectives of achieving high-quality and sustainable funding, ignite content, ignite global voices, and ignite staff.

  1. 2. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

% of time

Activity

End Results

25

a) Develop and implement a national communications business plan that aligns with the Ignite communications framework and contributes to the WVB strategy;

and

b) Internal and external communication is strengthened and KPIs developed and delivered on.

c) Execute and ensure strong monitoring and evaluation of the plan, including ensuring deliverables that are continuously improved.

  • Improved visibility of WVIB, for impact, influence and income.

  • Global brand messaging and identity is socialized and understood internally.

  • The communications team is a trusted partner to other functions in WVIB, holding leadership’s trust and confidence.

10

Produce internal/external communications to ensure that key communication messages and marketing products of WVB are skillfully developed

New marketing products are developed and refined to continuously engage and gain support from private individuals and corporates, contributing to growth of local funding streams

10

Plan and manage communications in response to both slow- and rapid-onset emergency disaster/relief situations – ensuring that the WV Partnership is provided with quality stories, photos and media interviews from the field.

High-quality, child-focused content/multi-media packages to meet World Vision’s priority audience needs, including partnering on advocacy, external engagement, grant acquisition and other resource development activities are delivered and shared

5

Ensures strategic communications guidance to national director and senior leadership team on business needs in order to build reputation and trust.

Provide advice, guidance and support to the National Director as a communications and organizational leader.

Ensure senior and cross-functional teams have broad understanding of how communications integrates with and strengthens organizational strategy, programming, operations, resource acquisition, and support functions.

Country/Program Director

positioned for important media opportunities and interviews that promote and protect the public image and ministry of WV Burundi while raising public awareness on key issues of poverty and justice.

Media spokespersons within WV Burundi from the Cluster-level to senior leadership are equipped and trained for responding to media inquiries and achieving positive coverage of our work

10

Produce consistently and timely feature stories and photos for Sharing with World Vision Partnership-wide website

High-performing storytelling, innovative and of quality content is widely-shared to elevates child voice.

10

Work with print and broadcast mediato generate proactive and positive news coverage for important media opportunities and interviews that promote and protect the public image and ministry of WVB

Media are engaged and visibility for the ministry work ensured

10

Collaborate with the Quality Assurance & Integrated Programs Department to define key issues, messaging, and communication channels for public advocacy initiatives.

  • Increased funding

  • Improved WVIB Brand visibility

  • Clear and professional WVB profile kit available and used externally

5

Internal communication

  • Prepare Develop a strong internal communications function that mobilizes staff for strategy, ministry execution and impact

  • Working with the People & Culture (HR) department develop robust internal communications that engage all WVIB staff to support the desired organizational culture.

  • WVIB leadership regularly engage with staffthrough context-appropriate tools, with messaging that is relevant and on brand.

  • Staff are engaged and motivated as brand Ambassadors who understand WVI’s vision & Christian identity, operating as one team.

10

Reputation Risk & Influence Management

  • Strategically position World Vision in mainstream and social media to mobilise public support for social and policy change

  • Ensure reputational risks are managed in an agile and proactive way, in line with WVI global standards

  • Identify national, regional and international events for WVIB’s Senior Leadership that offer opportunities for networking and influence;

  • Work with National Director and country team to identify communications challenges and emerging issues faced by WVIB’s country programs.

  • Reputation risks are well managed – proactively through Riskonnect and reactively in alignment with WVI communications risk flow process.

  • WVx is actively engaged in influential forums and approached as thought leaders/influencers.

5

ResdsdRe Represent the Country/Program Director in NGO and other forums to maintain good relationships and enhance partnerships with all stakeholders

Network with partners is strengthened

  1. CORE COMPETENCIES FOR LEADERS/MANAGERS

Model Self-Management

I pay attention to my own well-being and resilience. I remain focused and resourceful through complexity, ambiguity and disruption, and I lead the way for others to do the same. I create an environment where staff members are safe, resilient, and have trusting, authentic relationships.

Engage, Influence, Lead and Grow Others

I practice wise stewardship of those whom I influence and lead. I seek to grow and multiply the impact of individuals, groups and networks. Through timely truth telling with love, I nurture a supportive environment where we can meet challenges and be at our best

Run an Effective and Agile Organization

I lead by example in focusing on and achieving the things that matter most. I create unity and trust by doing my part and holding others accountable, so that we can be relied upon to deliver results in an agile and responsive way.

Develop the Organization for the Future

I consistently look outward, and I learn and respond with creativity and innovation to transform the organization for the future. I create an environment where others are empowered to discover new and better ways of doing things.

  1. NOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor degree in communication, journalism or related field with minimum 5 yearsexperience in communications role

  • Excellent communication skills in English, French and Kirundi (written and verbal).

  • Excellent writing skills, with photographic and/or video skills;

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, the media, the Government, donors and other partners

  • Ability to generate and maintain effective networks with the media other partners

  • Demonstrated ability to think and manage strategically, plan and meet deadlines.

  • An energetic, analytical and self-starting approach to projects that involve significant responsibility.

  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.

  • Able to travel and work in the field as an essential function of the position.

  • High level of confidence and confidentiality

  • Be solution oriented and deliver results on time

  • General experience in project management, with specific experience in the production of diverse and creative communications projects including publications, multi-media, websites/pages, photo and video reports

  1. Work Environment:

    Frequent travel to field/National office and sometimes outside

  2. How to apply

    Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-burundi. If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

    In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, motivation letter, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is November 04, 2021. No late applications will be accepted.

  3. Important Note

  • World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.

  • As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

  • Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

Sponsorship Business Systems Coordinator

  1. PURPOSE OF POSITION

    To provide technical sponsorship systems and Horizon Mobile support to CCDFs and SBSAs for quality sponsorship data management. Contributes to Sponsorship revitalization by ensuring that Correspondences management is done in line with sponsorship approved standards for transformational sponsor-child relationships;

  2. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Time

Role Dimension / Major Activities

End Results Expected

5%

Build capacity of Cluster Sponsorship Business System Assistants(SBSAs), CCDFs and partners ‘volunteers on SBT, CMS, Sponsorship 2.0 and other partnership new initiatives

Field sponsorship operations are run in accordance with standards

5%

In collaboration with the Senior Sponsorship Operations Coordinator, lead the process of APR and Christmas card design and review.

APR and Christmas cards design and review is done according to the approved plan

5%

In collaboration with the NO Sponsorship team, implement new sponsorship initiatives

The Partnership acknowledges the NO among the best adopter of the new initiatives

10%

Support in the review the sponsorship 2.0 products(YUV, YIV, YUP YUV-CSMV) before they are submitted to GC

Products submitted to GC meet the partnership standards

30%

Lead quality review of all CEWs, SLs, ILs, Els, Thank you letters as required by GC/NO

100% of all types of correspondences are quality reviewed before their submission to sponsors following GC/NO guidance

10%

Provide guidance and coaching to CCDFs and SBSAs for high correspondences quality processing

Queries related to poor correspondences processing have been minimized up to 90 %

10%

Key in GNs and e-letter mails from sponsors in Horizon-HOPE

GNs and E-letters are entered in the Horizon-HOPE within 2 business days

5%

Fulfil implemented GNs in the data base(BDIO GNs) within timeline

100% of GNs are fulfilled within 5days after reception from APs

5%

In collaboration with NO Sponsorship team and CESP TPOs, document GNs impact on RC, their families and communities

At least 1 report on GNs impact is produced and shared to the supervisor each year

5%

Liaise with CESP TPOs on emerging issues pertaining to quality in correspondences and agree on and implement together the corrective actions.

All APs have well-functioning quality assurance mechanisms for correspondences

3%

Prepare synthesized and analyzed, monthly reports on the mails processed from National Office

2%

In collaboration with the Senior Sponsorship Coordinator, prepare for Operations Audit and other accountability review processes at national and APs and support in ensuring the implementation of Audit recommendations

Audits and other review processes are well prepared and the NO is rated acceptable in SOI

2%

Coordinate and conduct successful sponsor visits to ensure that the experience is transformational and contribute to sponsor retention;

Sponsor visited are successfully conducted, documented and reported as per approved sponsorship standards

3%

Support in developing simplified and contextualized guidance in regard to correspondences management for better field understanding and implementation

At a least one pocket guide is developed and shared to all volunteers and frontline staff

  1. CORE COMPETENCIES FOR STAFF

Be Safe and Resilient

I take care of my personal well-being and support others to do the same.

Build Relationships

I treat others with empathy and respect so that trust grows, and we can speak the truth with love

Learn and Develop

I create opportunities for myself and others to grow, strengthen competence and improve performance.

Partner and Collaborate

I engage and influence networks of people beyond my role to make a bigger difference than we could alone.

Deliver Results

I focus on and help achieve the things that matter most, with clear evidence of my contribution.

Be Accountable

I exercise wise stewardship, showing sound judgment and integrity in the decisions and choices I make.

Improve and Innovate

I seek and discover new and better ways of doing things, solve problems and turn ideas into action.

Embrace Change

I approach change and the opportunities it offers with openness and courage, and I encourage others to do the same

  1. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • At least 2 years’ experience in sponsorship management;

  • Must have a bachelor degree in English Language and Literature or equivalent.

  • Conversant with systems data management

  • Proven capacity in data analysis and reporting

  • Good coordination and collaboration experience in different tasks

  • Proven skills in ICT: Microsoft word, advanced excel, power points,

  • Critical thinking/questioning, self drive and innovative

  • A team player and team builder.

  • Ability to give attention to details.

  • Work and build the capacity of other staff.

  • Must be a committed Christian.

  • Knowledge and/or willingness to abide by the WV child protection policy.

  • Ability and willingness to work for longer hours, when the situation so demands.

  • Must have good interpersonal communication skills.

  • Work under minimum supervision

  1. Work Environment:

  • Regular field trips

  1. How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-burundi. If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, motivation letter, certificates of service, and Certified Degrees) is November 04, 2021.No late applications will be accepted.

Important Note:

  • World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.

  • As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

  • Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

Senior Grant Accountant (Readvertised)

PURPOSE OF POSITION (This position will be located in Mwaro province)

The senior grant accountant will be in charge of daily activities related to payment, preparation and verification of accuracy and reporting purpose. The senior grant accountant will be also supporting the project finance manager in doing financial analysis to ensure variance at the end of each accounting period is well explained. The incumbent will be involved in planning and production of reports in order to ensure goals and targets are achieved.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

15

Ensure preparation and review of payment documents and required support documents, review for authenticity, source, accuracy, updatedness, completeness and maintain robust filing system

Partner Management

VAT initiative

  • All payment documents have enough supporting documents, well approved and filed properly.

  • Ensure payment of participants is made by Ecocash.

  • Timely retirement and booking of Partner Reports and Account 172 is current.

  • Timely VAT reimbursement Process is done monthly under 190 Account Code.

10

Implement designed internal controls at the project, monitor its effectiveness on daily basis as per WV policies and donor requirements

  • All payments are done in respect of policies and approval level.

5

Prepare and submit periodic project financial reports to national office and management for review and reporting completion. Ensure VAT is quarterly excluded from transactions.

  • Accurate financial reports submitted on time.

  • Implement R2R (Record to Report) on timely basis.

10

Conduct capacity building on financial matters to programme staff and partners.

  • All project staff and partners are aware of the financial procedure and regulations set.

10

Conduct monthly financial meeting with all project staff to enable variance explanation on expenditure versus budget per each budget line.

  • Monthly financial report is made on regular basis and variance explanation is provided.

10

Ensure decision made during monthly financial reports are fully implemented in order to promote accuracy in transactions recorded under each project budget line.

  • All transactions are recorded on the appropriate budget lines.

10

Facilitate audit preparation and ensure the management response and audit recommendations are fully implemented

  • Audit is prepared and facilitated.

  • All audit recommendations are implemented on timely basis.

10

Ensure records of all assets and equipment is made and reports produced, shared and filed on quarterly basis

  • Fixed assets register is updated on regular basis.

10

Prepare and consolidate project annual budgets and cash flows in line with partnership guidelines, standards and policies and donor requirements

  • Partner budgets and cash flow are consolidated on monthly basis to ensure accurate cash request is done.

5

Ensure supervision and team working is promoted in order to enhance success of the project implementation.

  • Good supervision and collaboration at work.

5

Prepare and submit timely periodic project funding request as per approved budgets

  • Cash funding request is submitted on timely basis.

CORE COMPETENCIES FOR STAFF

Be Safe and Resilient

I take care of my personal well-being and support others to do the same.

Build Relationships

I treat others with empathy and respect so that trust grows, and we can speak the truth with love

Learn and Develop

I create opportunities for myself and others to grow, strengthen competence and improve performance.

Partner and Collaborate

I engage and influence networks of people beyond my role to make a bigger difference than we could alone.

Deliver Results

I focus on and help achieve the things that matter most, with clear evidence of my contribution.

Be Accountable

I exercise wise stewardship, showing sound judgment and integrity in the decisions and choices I make.

Improve and Innovate

I seek and discover new and better ways of doing things, solve problems and turn ideas into action.

Embrace Change

I approach change and the opportunities it offers with openness and courage, and I encourage others to do the same

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • A bachelor degree or A1 in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

  • Preferred: Professional certified as CPA or ACCA

List additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  1. Experience: Minimum 3 years as accountant in NGO.

  2. Experience in communication using outlook or Lotus note

  3. Excellent computer skills in Excel & Sun-systems software.

License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:

Technical Skills & Abilities:

  • Knowledge in accounting as professional practitioner.

  • Excellent computer skills in Excel & Sun-systems software/Visions.

  • Knowledge in reporting process

  • Demonstrated ability in supervision

  • Experience in managing donor funds

  • Working knowledge of Sponsorship operations, finance services and practices is an added advantage.

  • Good planning and organizational skills

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and public

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Have experience in working with various donors.

  • Have a good understanding of integration of grants with sponsorship projects.

  • Have a decision making skills.

Work Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based

  • Travel: 20% domestic travel is required.

  • On call: 10%

How to apply

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-burundi. If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face challenges applying through the online system, please call HR department for support. The closing date for submission of applications (Updated and signed CV, motivation letter, Certified Degrees and certification in accounting) is November 04,2021.No late applications will be accepted.

Important Note:

  • World Vision Burundi does neither use employment agencies nor does it charge money for recruitment, interviews or medical checks.

  • As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children.

  • Although all applications will be considered on their individual merit, suitably qualified women are especially encouraged to apply.

  • The position is located in Mwaro province and successful candidate will accept to be located at Mwaro province

Technical Director, TSO-Health and Nutrition

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position leads a team of technical experts to ensure that Global Centre, Field, Regional, and Support Offices and external clients receive the best quality and timely technical services as a critical input for World Vision’s strategy realization.

The Technical Director (TD) provides technical support, manages sector’s portfolio of projects and executes quality assurance and control of key deliverables. The TD ensures professional development for technical advisors for an optimal balance of team’s sector expertise, programming design and execution, grant acquisition and management, monitoring and evaluation, etc.

The TD is a core member of the Technical Service Organization’s (TSO) Leadership Team and collaborates on the strategic thinking and execution of key initiatives for TSO to maintain operational excellence aligned with strategy and financial sustainability. The TD collaborates closely with other leaders in the partnership including Sector Leaders to ensure programming contributes to strategy realization.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy and Thought Leadership:

  • Collaborates with TSO and other relevant leaders to shape TSO strategic direction, sustainability and relevance for increased impact.

  • Actively engages with key internal and external stakeholders for TSO systems improvement and learning as part of the Leadership Team.

  • Provides thought leadership on the Partnership’s direction on Sector for maximum contributions to strategy realization.

  • Collaborates with Sector Leader in the development of strategic approaches for improving sector capability, programming, fostering innovation and learning.

  • Works collaboratively with Technical Directors and other stakeholders from other sectors/themes to ensure programme integration for maximum child well-being impact.

Direct Support and Portfolio Management:

  • Leads and provides technical support to projects.

  • Contributes to growth of TSO’s GAM portfolio.

  • Support and oversight of TOR development and client relationship management.

  • Ensures careful matching of staff to assignments (including transparency and balance with respect to member’s personal goals and workload).

  • Contributes to the establishment and execution of quality assurance processes and benchmarks.

  • Ensures the quality of products and services offered by the Senior Technical Advisors and Technical Advisors meet the highest professional and quality standards expected.

  • Tracks portfolio performance metrics and measurements for optimal performance, continuous improvements and decision-making.

  • Leads or engages in programme evaluations/after action reviews for learning and improvement.

  • Trouble shoot projects challenges when needed to ensure remedial action and course correction (where necessary).

  • Ensure key systems including Workfront, fees and expense processing and closure are adequately maintained by the team.

Staff Capability:

  • Provides thought leadership to ensure World Vision sector capabilities across the organization.

  • Develops professional development and learning systems for Senior Technical Advisors and Technical Advisors to ensure relevant and cutting edge technical expertise.

  • Collaborates to develop higher technical expertise in GAM.

  • Strengthens capability of Senior Technical Advisors and Technical Advisors through continuous coaching, mentoring, and appropriate on-the-job and external learning opportunities.

  • Leads and fosters up-to-date knowledge and awareness of evidence-based approaches in the sector globally for both development and humanitarian contexts.

  • Fosters research and reflection for innovation, identifying approaches which show promise for the Sector.

  • Plays a key role in the recruitment and onboarding or transitioning out of staff within their sector.

  • Manages staff performance and addresses issues arising from Our Voice surveys including promoting team members’ well-being.

External Engagement:

  • Actively engages with key stakeholders for business development, generating fees for services and effective budget management.

  • Maintains a thorough understanding of World Vision strategy and systems to ensure TSO’s value proposition is strategy aligned, relevant and compelling.

  • Effectively engages with clients to ensure positive relationships and satisfaction with services.

  • Engages in high-level meetings/conferences with external agencies and other relevant stakeholders to increase World Vision’s Income, Influence and Impact.

  • Proactive engagement in networks relating to industry, sector trends and donor trends and the work of other NGOs and development players.

Professional Development:

  • Undertakes research into leading edge/innovative approaches related to their sector specialization or to help fill gaps in Team or TSO effectiveness.

  • Strengthens personal management or leadership competencies for improved professional effectiveness.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree in the sector expertise area.

  • In-depth knowledge of humanitarian, development, technical sector and advocacy related issues.

  • Leaders in their field, 10-15 years (min) field and/or organizational level experience in the relevant sector/enabling area(s).

  • Sound background in people and organizational management.

  • Strong business and business development acumen.

  • Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with a variety of actors, including: bilateral and multilateral donors, trusts, foundations, private sectors etc.

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a senior leadership position in the humanitarian industry.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the provision of technical support in the humanitarian industry.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Masters degree in Public Health, Nutrition or related field.

  • Minimum 10 years experience in working in the field of public health and nutrition, including field level, program implementation experience.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • The position requires strong and robust ability to work independently, often virtually and with minimum day-to-day supervision in delivery of set objectives.

Global Director of Operations, VisionFund International

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Global Director of Operations (GDO) will support the Network in seeking 10x impact by 2030. The GDO will drive change management initiatives to build operational capacity in MFIs to deliver VisionFund’s Our Livelihoods Promise. In partnership with the regions, the role will improve field focus and operational performance. Responsibilities are split into three main categories:

  • Strengthen Operational Excellence through building capacity in the MFIs by deploying global operational standards.

  • Change management, driving realignment with World Vision Field Operations.

  • Support business development in the management of products, services and channels .

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strengthen Operational Excellence by building capacity in the MFIs by deploying global operational standards

  • Ownership of Operations Policy and implementation/rollout across MFI network. Define and rollout of MFI operations policy with standardized operational processes and training programs.

  • Provide technical support to Regional Operations Directors.

  • Lead in operational rigor to accelerate MFI growth and development.

  • Creating a culture of compliance and performance management.

Change management. Drive Re-Alignment with WVI to build strategic organizational capabilities and optimise resources for greater impact across the Partnership

  • Rollout of co-location of MFI head office and WV Field Office, where applicable. Evaluate risks, coordinating with relevant functions (Risk, Legal, P&C, IT, Finance).

  • Coordinate and consult with key partners in Regions and Field Operations to develop a single point of accountability.

  • Consolidation of WV & VF country teams.

Team Management

  • Learning & Development (1 FTE).

  • Ensuring development of material & capacity building for the delivery of training.

  • Enable L&D team for operations engagement and implementation.

  • Products & Channels management (1 FTE).

As a Christian Leader, instill and encourage a strong servant and service culture in leaders and their teams; role model Christian Leadership and WV's Core Values.

Support to COTO in coordination with regional teams, ensuring integration and implementation are linked into operations and coordination with WV at global and regional level as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 10+ years of senior management and executive leadership in Microfinance.

  • Familiarity with international NGO field operations.

  • Experience in matrix-based organization.

  • Able to lead, manage and mentor a remote-based team.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.

  • Board and governance experience.

  • Master's degree in business, finance, or development studies.

  • Spanish or French language ability would be a plus.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Project management certification.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 25 % of the time.

Systems Analyst III

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Systems Analyst III role supports one or more highly complex or critical business processes/systems and may require design or integration of technical solutions that may cross multiple functions of the business. They serve as a Project team member for projects large in scope and high complexity. Projects may be enterprise wide.

Individuals in the Systems Analysis job family are responsible for planning, developing and implementing IT system solutions that improve business efficiency and productivity as well as support business strategies and goals. They identify and communicate business needs and translate business requirements into technical system requirements and functional specifications. Systems Analysts determine if internal or external solutions exist or whether new solutions are feasible. They map process flows and must determine if these solutions impact existing work processes and systems as well as ensure proper integration, testing, and system/user documentation. They are also responsible for providing input surrounding “buy vs. build” decisions for possible IT system solutions.

Systems Analysts must have a working knowledge of the business area that they support and a strong understanding of the customer’s overall IT architecture is also required in order to understand the issues and implications of proposed system and hardware solutions.

Systems Analysts must be innovative in identifying, proposing, prototyping, and overseeing the execution of IT system solutions. They require strong analytical, technical and communication technical skills. They must be able to build collaborative relationships and negotiate requirements across multiple groups.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning:

  • Participates in business short-term and long-term planning sessions to ensure understanding of business goals, direction and business requirements.

  • Provides input from an IT systems perspective.

  • Develops cost estimates for the planning of new systems/ enhancements for assigned systems.

Liaison:

  • Serves as a liaison between business partners and the IT organization and vendors in coordination with project managers to provide technical solutions that address user needs.

Technical Requirements/Technical Specifications:

  • Translates business requirements into technical requirements.

  • Makes recommendations for modifications or technical solution to increase effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Formulates and defines system scope and objective based on user needs and understanding of business processes.

  • Develops, writes, and communicates systems design, functional system specifications and functional architecture analysis.

  • Ensures completeness of technical requirements and functional architecture analysis for the design and implementation of system business solutions.

  • Identifies gaps or issues.

System Improvements:

  • May provide technical guidance on the business impact and opportunities.

  • Understands and analyzes customer’s systems to understand strengths and weaknesses for the identification of opportunities for improvements.

Testing:

  • Reviews test plans and monitors testing process to ensure that business results are adequately tested with minimal risk.

  • May develop user and/or system test cases and validates test results during testing.

  • Analyzes testing results to ensure the solution meets the needs of the business.

  • Facilitates issue resolution.

Documentation:

  • Documents system modifications.

  • Develops system manuals.

  • Develops system training materials.

  • Develops system enhancement communication.

Problem Solving:

  • Investigates problems and develops recommendations for resolution.

  • Gathers data to support recommendations to address problems with appropriate contingency plans.

  • Provides technical expertise to resolve issues.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • May work closely with developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.

Business Case:

  • Conducts feasibility studies and drafts proposals for evaluation by appropriate users and managers.

  • May develop business cases.

  • Provides input into expenditures based on the size, scope, and cost of hardware and software components.

Research/Technical Evaluation:

  • Keeps abreast of new and emerging technologies.

  • May participate in the evaluation, selection and application of new and emerging tools and techniques.

  • Analyzes technology trends to determine impact to the achievement of business goals.

  • Identifies issues and makes recommendations based on impact of new /emerging technology or modifications to existing systems.

Service Level Agreements:

  • Provides input for the development of SLAs and/or selection of vendors.

  • Evaluates performance against SLAs and recommends changes for improvement.

  • Develops forecasts for services required from vendors.

  • Evaluates vendor performance against SLAs.

  • Ensures SLAs are achieved.

Coaching/Mentoring:

  • Directs team members and fosters a team environment.

  • Coaches less experienced team members.

  • May provide performance feedback.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires excellent analytical, technical, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of business operations, systems requirements and IT processes.

  • Typically requires 5-7 years of relevant technical and work experience.

  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as necessary.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Total Rewards Analyst

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Leads and implements projects in the development and delivery of rewards programs ensuring alignment to the Total Rewards philosophy and principles. Provides analysis and solutions to business problems related to Total Rewards. Drives change based on findings and recommendations across partnership entities. Responsible for comprehensive compensation programs consulting and analytical support across the Partnership. Requires in-depth knowledge and experience consulting and applying new Total Rewards perspectives and approaches to drive a great employee experience and solve complex challenges. Serves as a trusted advisor for other compensation related programs, processes and issues. Implements HR initiatives and programs in a confidential capacity to formulate, determine, and resolve Total Rewards issues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates, designs, and leads implementation of base salary, Merit and salary review processes, and any ad hoc Compensation projects, including required analysis, budgeting, project plans, and communication with stakeholders at the Executive level as well as managers and supervisors across the Partnership.

  • Works to make and keep all compensation programs legally compliant and fully documented in Partnership policies as well as manager and employee resources.

  • Manages survey participation and analysis to build new and update existing salary structures aligned to the relevant talent markets and our policies. This may include working with Field Offices as well as Global Centre locations.

  • Provides business case and cost benefit analysis modelling to support salary programs.

  • Acts as a subject matter expert in the process of job design and development of Job Family Descriptors. Conducts job analysis, documentation and evaluation as needed. Advises P&C Business Partners and other managers with compensation-related issues. Collaborates with P&C Business Partners to educate managers.

  • Works with HRIS and IT staff to ensure that systems meet the needs of the compensation functions for the organization such as easily accommodating changes to salary structures, pay for performance programs, etc.

  • Works with Payroll and Legal to make sure policies cover local labour laws, the values of WV, and equitable pay across geographic regions while being effective, and processes work end to end.

  • Support Benefits and Global Mobility team mates as well as others outside of the department with analysis and project management duties.

  • Develops and delivers training and capacity building programs for P&C Practitioners.

  • And performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 5-7 or more years of practical application of compensation principles or equivalent transferrable skills.

  • Exceptional Excel and PowerPoint skills, related to organizing, mining and analysing data.

  • Experience working in a global capacity.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Data Analytics, Economics, Finance, Business, HR or the equivalent in experience.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • GRP or CCP strongly preferred.

  • Point Factor Job Evaluation experience.

  • Advanced Excel knowledge and experience.

  • PowerBI

  • Workday

Work Environment/Travel:

  • May require travel domestically and/or internationally up to 10% of the time.

Global Total Rewards Manager, VisionFund International

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Working in the Global Centre and primarily functioning in the capacity of a Centre of Expertise within People and Culture (HR). A hands on subject matter expert responsible to provide thought leadership, technical expertise and capability in the design development, and coordination of Compensation and Benefits programs, global standards, processes and initiatives. Enables the regions in reliable deployment across Total Rewards. Partners with colleagues in People and Culture and the Senior Leadership Team, to drive a global Total Rewards approach, enable MicroFinance Institutions (MFI’s) to make quality total rewards decisions locally, and drives consistency and alignment in how staff are rewarded. Provide a reliable, repeatable service delivery with a spirit of continuous improvement and enable deployment of quality programs, processes and system in the area of Total Rewards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and develop global programs, processes, standards and policies in Total Rewards. Enable and support People & Culture practitioners (Region and Global Centre) in program deployment of these.

  • Provide technical subject matter expertise, consultation and advice to People & Culture practitioners, Senior Leadership Team and managers on global staff compensation & benefits programs, policy and global packages.

  • Conduct global projects and initiatives related to Compensation & Benefits requested by Global Centre leadership and/or by the PCLF (People & Culture Leadership Forum).

  • Partner with World Vision Total Rewards colleagues; provide input on behalf of VisionFund where appropriate. Participate in design and development of global initiatives in Total Rewards.

  • Compensation management, partner and advise the Region P&C BP’s and WVI colleagues to ensure global approach and standards are adhered to in conducting salary and benefit surveys in the MFI’s and Global Centre.

  • Provide technical advice to People & Culture on salary adjustments due to promotion or change in responsibilities.

  • Provide technical advice to the Regions and Global Centre (P&C Business Partners, and Region leadership) so as to enable the regions in local program deployment.

  • Conduct job evaluation for new positions and assist People & Culture practitioners and manager´s involved in the formulation of job description.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Strength and deep subject matter expertise in global compensation

  • Global benefits experience

  • Project management knowledge/skill set

  • 8 – 10 years in a COE or specialist area of Total Rewards with experience in a global function with responsibilities working across multiple countries

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Human Resources Management, Business, Economics or Diploma course in Compensation Management

  • Certified Compensation Professional, Global Remuneration Professional or equivalent certification in compensation and/or Total Rewards

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Certification/course work in point factor job evaluations e.g. Korn Ferry/Hay Group (Preferred).

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

  • Attend and lead regular devotions.

  • Ability to synthesize complexity, ambiguity and simplify this effectively for audiences and stakeholders.

  • Ability to work comfortably in both strategic and tactical operational work.

  • Financial acumen, analytical skills and data oriented.

  • Ability to listen and discern well, influence effectively and a role model in communication (verbal/written).

  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff.

  • Ability to plan, organize well and manage competing priorities under pressure.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Estimated 10% international travel in line with organisation requirements.

  • Typically office based work environment, but flexibility to combine this with working from home.

Response Programmes Director

*Country location to be determined based on response.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Response Programmes Director oversees/leads the Sector Programming Team, including Program Officer(s), DME, Humanitarian Accountability and Information Management. The Response Programmes Director works in close coordination with Response Director (RD) and Operations Director (Ops Dir) in designing the response strategy and operations plan.

The Response Programmes Director is responsible in setting up and overseeing grant acquisition, assessments, monitoring and humanitarian accountability teams, facilitating capacity building and liaises with Support Offices and international donors.

Response Programmes Director is part of the Response Senior Leadership Team. Response Programmes Director will coordinate/advise with RD/SLT on “go” or “no go” for proposals and other strategic initiatives related to Grant Acquisition & Quality assurance of the response.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Establish, lead, resource and staff the programmes unit to meet response needs:

  • Lead team/individual development and provide direction and support as needed to enable effective performance.

  • Contribute to National Office (NO) capacity building in the area of emergency response in coordination with NO leadership and Human Resources (HR)- referred to as People and Culture (P&C).

  • Determine Programmes organisational structure and staffing plan with P&C.

  • Work with P&C to recruit and deploy Programmes staff and plan for capacity development.

  • Ensure Programmes’ staff handovers are conducted.

  • Develop Programmes budget in coordination with Finance.

  • Plan for Programmes Unit transition/ integration with NO, where applicable.

Lead the programme planning process to ensure alignment with context, humanitarian needs, response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality:

  • Support development of operational intent plan to align with funding allocations ensuring operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Support RM and Finance in developing Response Budget, ensuring strong alignment and coordination with Operations team during budgeting and budget management process.

  • Supports Sectors and Operations Director to draft response plan.

  • Works with GAM to coordinate grant acquisition.

  • Write Operational Intent inclusive of targets.

  • Prepare project RACIs for new grants.

Oversee donor liaison and advocacy is undertaken to resource operations plan to address humanitarian needs

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Monitor and analyse donor opportunities to ensure they align with operational intent.

  • Communicate humanitarian needs identified through assessments, monitoring data and community feedback to in-country donors and Support Offices International Programmes Groups.

  • Represent WV with potential donors (ECHO, DFID, EU, OFDA etc) including bilateral, multilateral and corporates.

  • Collaborate with Advocacy and Communications to influence donor funding strategies when appropriate.

  • Liaises with SOs regarding donor priorities and opportunities for funding.

Support Finance in the allocation and tracking of response funding to ensure response strategic priorities are funded & effective leveraging of available funding

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the Programme team undertake the following activities:

  • Support mapping of all funding sources with Finance.

  • Support funding allocation process (Private Non Sponsorship & grant opportunities) in coordination with Finance, Response Director and Operations to reflect response strategic priorities, operational realities and ensure compliance with relevant funding regulations.

  • Support Finance to track donor funding allocation and commitments to ensure response strategic priorities are funded while updating the funding matrix.

Oversee development and submission of project proposals to donors to resource operations plan

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Develop project proposals with Operations, Advocacy, Finance and relevant Support functions and ensure stakeholders have the opportunity to review proposals and raise issues prior to submission to donors.

  • Ensure proposals are aligned with the operational plan, sector DADDs and standards.

  • Ensure proposals are aligned with accountability standards and basic DME requirements.

  • Maintain donor and SOs communications to facilitate funding acquisition.

Ensure support for Finance to establish grant management system to ensure fulfilment of donor requirements

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Support finance to conduct grant orientation or grant start-up workshops for relevant staff.

  • Plan and manage donor reporting to ensure that all donor requirements are met.

  • Support finance with monitoring of grants for compliance with grant requirements.

Oversee planning, implementation, analysis and sharing of findings from assessments and program monitoring

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities:

  • Plan the initial rapid assessment process and manage the data collection (including primary, secondary data, observational data and community feedback).

  • Manage or support ongoing community based assessments as agreed with sector and sub-function leads.

  • Incorporate baseline indicators into assessments.

  • Analyze assessment data and provide recommendations for strategy and programme design.

  • Map interagency assessment processes and participate in joint assessments as agreed with response management.

Oversee implementation of the Information Management System

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities:

  • Develop and implement the Response ”Impact Dashboard” which houses program related data including the funding matrix.

  • Establish and update Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) monitoring reports and share with Operations on a monthly basis.

  • Collaborate with Humanitarian Accountability (HA) and collect feedback rends in the Impact Dashboard and share with Operations and management to support programme adaptation and improvement.

Ensure implementation of baselines, evaluations, reviews and learning events for continuous improvement

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME and HA teams undertake the following activities:

  • Conduct real time evaluation (RTE) during the first phase of the response.

  • Plan and implement real time learning event (RT LE) with Region and H-LEARN and monitor implementation of resulting plan of action.

  • Plan and manage project/programme baselines, evaluations and reviews to meet donor and organisational requirements.

  • Communicate baseline, evaluation and review findings with response staff and communities.

  • Develop Plans of Action that address evaluation, review recommendations and monitor implementation.

Oversee development and implementation a Humanitarian Accountability Mechanisms

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the HA team undertake the following activities:

  • Design and implement community consultation processes to ensure understanding of World Vision’s role and planned interventions and provide opportunities for input and feedback into programme and project designs.

  • Design and implement Information Provision plan to ensure that accurate and reliable information about the programme is made available and shared with communities in a timely and accessible manner.

  • Establish and support implementation of complaint and feedback mechanisms.

  • Consolidate and analyse community complaint information to inform Operations and response management of key issues raised by beneficiaries.

  • Coordinate Humanitarian Accountability planning and learning with other accountability focused INGOs and LNGOs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 5 years in roles that feature resource acquisition, grant development, donor engagement and leadership in the humanitarian assistance with a significant portion of this in INGOs.

  • 8+ years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work including significant field presence.

  • Strong experience in engaging with governmental institutions, UN clusters, and multilateral agencies.

  • Strong experience in working with bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, grant management and proposal development.

  • Experience in managing resource acquisition and management teams that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Experience in program management and compliance of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Strong background in programme quality – MEAL – and information management.

  • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Effective written and verbal communication in English.

  • French, Arabic, Spanish, and/or Portuguese language proficiency highly desirable.

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • Work experience as humanitarian Snr. Program Officer or Programme Manager at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies, International Development, Political Relations, Economics, Sociology, or other related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of proposal and budget requirements and regulations of major donors including the OFDA, ECHO, DFID, UN agencies, German government.

  • Familiarity with humanitarian codes, minimum standards, principles and practice.

Preferred:

  • Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief/ Disaster Management setting.

  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings.

  • Experience coordination with INGO’s and other key stakeholders-High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills.

  • Ability to work with a reasonable level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships.

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization.

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency.

  • Additional work experience preferred for this position.

  • Experience in leading “ad-hoc” teams accommodating multiple and frequent staff transitions in emergency response without undermining effectiveness and output of Programme Team.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel and deploy domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time, often at short-notice.

Senior Programme Development Advisor, GRRT

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

World Vision (WV) is seeking a Senior Program Development Advisor to join its humanitarian Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT). This position’s primary responsibility (50%) is to deploy (sometimes on short notice) to humanitarian emergencies to lead (or support) WV’s resource acquisition and management teams. Core to the role is a strong focus on 1) response strategy development, 2) significant donor engagement, 3) grant design and writing, 4) funding coordination and 5) resource management and reporting. In WV emergency response, this role plays a central role, often serving on the response’s Senior Leadership Team.

During periods of non-deployment, the position (alongside WV’s GRRT Program Directors) will support WV humanitarian responses through:

  • Leading virtual and in-person capacity building sessions within WV in order to strengthen the abilities of WV’s humanitarian programming staff.

  • Mentoring or supporting other WV humanitarian programming staff.

  • Building of humanitarian programming systems, frameworks, and processes for more efficient, successful resources development and management in WV responses.

  • Assisting strategic initiatives that link WV’s global strategy with field practice.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deploy and lead WV responses’ resource development and management function in humanitarian emergencies to achieve the following:

Management

  • Establish, resource, staff and manage the programmes unit as needed.

  • Ensure coordination across departments and across country contexts through streamlined work processes and team meetings.

  • Facilitate capacity building (related to donor engagement, strategic project design, compliance, and reporting) during deployments.

Resource Acquisition

  • Lead the growth and diversification of funding based on response office strategy by ensuring the GAM team plans, leads, develops and reviews concept papers and proposals for various projects for funding in order to achieve the Response Strategy.

Donor Engagement

  • Support the office in maintaining donor engagement by developing and maintaining effective relationships with donors and WV support offices to establish partnerships, and market WV and seek additional funding opportunities.

  • Ensure the WV response has strong relationships with key donors and personal connections to local representatives. Ensure this representation is tracked and recorded.

  • Plan, implement, analyze and share findings from assessments and program monitoring.

  • Develop, revisit, and adhere to the donor engagement strategy for greater grant stability and growth.

Strategy

  • Provide function support and leadership in strategy formulation, implementation plan, execution and grant management to ensure alignment with the office’s Response Strategy.

Grant Management

  • Ensure WV responses are compliant with the grant policies, e.g. new staff is informed of and understand the Grant Acquisition and Management minimum standards as well those for any Sub-grantees.

  • Monitor the WV’s Response portfolio progress ensuring goals and objectives (both at a portfolio and project level) are achieved and non-financial grant requirements are adhered to (through WV’s Grant Health Tracker).

  • Ensure that grant management systems are in place using adequate tracking tools to support effective grant compliance and positive audit results, and that the grant team and field office staff understands this system and follows them accordingly.

Other Program Support

  • When needed, support on ensuring critical MEAL functions including assessments, monitoring, learning, evaluations and humanitarian accountability as well as information management are undertaken.

  • When required, support MEAL colleagues in ensuring all data from assessments, baseline, monitoring, feedback mechanisms is communicated to communities as appropriate and continuous improvement processes are in place for programme adaptation.

Work with Programme Directors to strengthen the roster of deployable programming staff and programming resources to support them

  • Support PD on virtual and in-person capacity building sessions within WV in order to strengthen the abilities of WV’s humanitarian programming staff (PIE & RDMT trgs).

  • Mentor other WV humanitarian programming staff.

  • Assist biannually with maintenance of the PIE roster.

  • When necessary, build or improve upon WV’s humanitarian programming systems, frameworks, and processes for more efficient, successful resources development and management in WV responses.

Lead key programme strategy initiatives:

  • Assist strategic initiatives that link WV’s global strategy with field practice.

  • Support other initiatives as required by DM leadership.

  • Serve as a key member of the Strategy, Effectiveness and Digital Capability team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 5 years in roles that feature resource acquisition, grant development, donor engagement and leadership in the humanitarian assistance with a significant portion of this in INGOs.

  • 8+ years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work including significant field presence.

  • Strong experience in engaging with governmental institutions, UN clusters, and multilateral agencies.

  • Strong experience in working with bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, grant management and proposal development.

  • Experience in managing resource acquisition and management teams that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Experience in program management and compliance of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Strong background in programme quality – MEAL – and information management.

  • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • (Internal to WV) Work experience as humanitarian Snr. Program Officer or Programme Manager at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies, International Development, Political Relations, Economics, Sociology, or other related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of proposal and budget requirements and regulations of major donors including the OFDA, ECHO, DFID, UN agencies, German government.

  • Familiarity with humanitarian codes, minimum standards, principles and practice.

  • Fluency in written and verbal communication in English

Preferred:

  • Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief/ Disaster Management setting.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in French, including additional languages such as Arabic & Spanish.

  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English, French, additional skills in Spanish, Arabic or other languages preferred.

  • Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings.

  • Experience coordination with INGO’s and other key stakeholders-High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills.

  • Ability to work with a reasonable level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships.

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization.

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency.

Additional work experience preferred for this position:

  • Experience in leading “ad-hoc” teams accommodating multiple and frequent staff transitions in emergency response without undermining effectiveness and output of Programme Team.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel and deploy domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time, often at short-notice.

Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Justice

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Justice will provide analysis of trends and opportunities in relation to how the needs and rights of children can and should be addressed through various forms of funding from global, regional and national level sources, debt relief, taxation and private capital. This analysis will be used to develop recommendations for child focused policy action in regard to all forms of development financing in support of the Sustainable Development Goals, and, as such, World Vision’s Global Impact Framework. This analysis will support Advocacy & External Engagement (A&EE) advocacy objectives for the Global Campaign, the 2030 Agenda, as well as objectives of Support Offices (SOs) in relation to Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Regional Offices (ROs)/Field Offices (FOs) regarding domestic resource mobilization/public financing.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analysis of and reports developed on Official Development Assistance (ODA), taxation/public financing, private sector investment and other forms of Financing for Development (FfD) and their impact on the financing of child focused policies. Develops policy positions and products that relate to the achievement of child related SDGs and WV child well-being objectives.

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

  • Lead and collaborate with SO, RO and FO colleagues on research and policy development on FfD. Creates a process to engage SOs on ODA focused work.

  • In conjunction with the Local to Global team (A&EE), works with the Centre of Excellence to support country level budget focused advocacy. Builds FOs capacity in conducting country level analysis; supports “translation” of global FfD policy positions for use at national level.

  • Collaborate with select partners and coalitions on this agenda. For example, work with the World Bank relationship manager to develop a plan to become more engaged with World Bank as a Tier 1 stakeholder.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree in economics, international development, political science or related focus.

  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in policy, research, government relations/external engagement, or other specific field relevant to this role and World Vision’s work.

  • Strong experience and skills in research and analysis.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Strong experience in the NGO/civil society sector and/or with multilateral organizations (World Bank, IMF, etc.)

  • English fluency.

  • Second language strong asset (esp. Spanish, French).

Preferred:

  • Strong knowledge and professional experience working on Financing for Development issues and trends; strong understanding of policy development and influence processes with governments and international agencies from a civil society perspective.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Travel after Covid restrictions- 10-15%.