World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Cambodia

Thank you for your interest in employment with World Vision Cambodia.

World Vision's ministry focuses on improving the lives of the poorest children and their families in Cambodia. We partner with children and youth, their families and communities, across all faiths, religions, gender, ethnicities and political associations.

We aim to empower our staff and the communities we serve to take part in building a better future for Cambodian children.

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

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Current Opportunities:

Chief of Party, Cambodia

Chief of Party, Cambodia

(Disclaimer: Successful applicant will be offered contingent to grant approval)

World Vision is an international Christian Humanitarian Organization working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. Our Cambodia Office is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the vacant position of:

Position: Chief of Party, Cambodia

(Disclaimer: Successful applicant will be offered contingent to grant approval)

Location: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Salary & Benefit Package: International accompanied package available dependent on professional experience and qualifications

THE PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

World Vision is seeking a Chief of Party for an anticipated five-year USAID-funded Integrated Early Childhood Development (IECD) program in Cambodia. The proposed program may focus on promoting nurturing care for the most-vulnerable newborns and young children, starting before birth, through evidence-based integrated programming in early-childhood development to provide for children’s health, nutrition, safety and security, responsive caregiving for social and emotional well-being, and opportunities for early learning. Proposed activities may specifically address stunting through improving nutrition service delivery at health facilities and community, supporting nutrition sensitive agriculture, and promoting safe and secure environments to help children meet critical cognitive and physical developmental milestones. Project objectives may include improving cognitive skills of vulnerable and at-risk children, decreasing stunting rates for children under five, and increasing the number of vulnerable and at-risk children in caring and safe family environments. Particular attention will likely be given to supporting the early identification of children with disabilities. Chief of Party (CoP)/ Programme Director (PD) will have overall responsibility for coordination of all project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.

The CoP/PD shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in Cambodia.

S/he will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant. The CoP/PD is expected to have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

This position is contingent upon donor approval and funding.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with grant donor in close collaboration with World Vision National Office staff.

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Research new funding opportunities and develop and write funding proposals, if second phase of the grant or cost extension is planned.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor-funded projects.

  • Lead grant staff and short-term consultants.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and Support Office staff.

  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact.

    • Participate and conduct on-going lessons learned with key staff and partners/sub-grantees.

  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

    • Participate, lead NGO donor forum to represent WV, the project, and seek cooperation for joint advocacy opportunities.

  • Escalate grant management issues early and openly; resolve grant management issues quickly and fully.

  • Provide spiritual leadership to the grants team. Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings.

  • Serve as primary liaison to USAID local and national governmental authorities, local NGOs, community organizations, Facilitate learning of best practices on programs technical area and other donor organizations.

  • Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the project.

  • Close cooperation with National Office GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the National Office GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements.

  • Establish clear and frequent communication regarding program progress and oversight management with the donor.

REQUIREMENTS

  • A Master's degree in related field or equivalent qualifications in grant management and a technical field in developing countries.

  • 10+ years of extensive international development experience managing large USAID grant-funded projects.

  • Experience working in southeast Asia required; Experience working in Cambodia desired.

  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams.

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

  • Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics of Cambodia and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to maintain productive relationships with the various government entities in Cambodia.

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong presentation and report writing skills.

Preferred

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred

Work Environment

  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required

INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position, visit our website www.worldvision.org.khand APPLY ONLINE.

GO GREEN! SAVE THE TREES!

World Vision International is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified women and disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.

WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Successful candidate shall include the following assurances for child protection in the course of the consultancy: a) submit a police check b) act in the best interest of children and uphold WVI-C Child Protection Policy and Behavior Protocols c) inform WVI-C immediately if he/she becomes aware of any harm or risk to children.

Closing date is <23 December 2019>,at 17:00

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