World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Colombia

World Vision tiene presencia en Colombia desde el año 1978. Actualmente acompañamos a comunidades de 7 ciudades del país (Armenia, Barranquilla, Bogotá, Bucaramanga, Cali, Medellín y Montería) y a la comunidad indígena Guambiana de Silvia, en el departamento del Cauca implementando 27 programas de desarrollo.

Desarrollamos proyectos en zonas urbano-marginales del país con especial énfasis en las problemáticas de la niñez, promoviendo relaciones de solidaridad y transformación humana.

Contamos con una cobertura directa aproximada de 77 mil niños, niñas, adolescentes y jóvenes, que junto con sus familias y comunidades se benefician de los programas de desarrollo, asistencia humanitaria y promoción de la justicia desarrollados por World Vision. De esta manera llegamos a cubrir, tanto directa como indirectamente, a una población cercana a 400.000 personas.

World Vision Colombia desea invitar a personal altamente competente, pensador estratégico, dinámico y orientado a resultados para aplicar a las vacantes ofertadas dentro de nuestra organización.

Current Opportunities

Coordinador de Cash Transfer

Coordinador de Cash Transfer,

WORLD VISION COLOMBIA

La persona que ocupe esta posición deberá estar basado en Colombia.

PROPÓSITO:

Coordinar el diseño y seguimiento de la transferencia de efectivo de los programas que respaldan la respuesta de emergencia de la crisis migratoria en Venezuela, a través de estándares técnicos, la viabilidad operativa y la orientación técnica en la organización.

RESPONSABILIDADES:

-Diseñar el programa de trasferencia de efectivo (Cash Transfer), de acuerdo con las necesidades de la respuesta, normas técnicas y la viabilidad operativa de cada contexto.

-Coordinar y asegurar la gestión de las actividades de transferencia de efectivo (Cash Transfer) a nivel Nacional que respaldan la emergencia de la crisis migratoria.

-Analizar el entorno de mercado general en el que se lleva a cabo la trasferencia de efectivo, incluidas las políticas y regulaciones gubernamentales pertinentes, la situación socio-política (actual), la seguridad, la infraestructura vial y de transporte; corrupción etc.

-Identificar modalidades de los mecanismos más adecuados y relevantes para la trasferencia de Efectivo (Cash Transfer) realizando un análisis específico de cada contexto y del mercado.

-Asegurar el Monitoreo y Evaluación de los procesos de Transferencia de Efectivo (Cash Transfer), dando cumplimiento a los lineamientos establecidos por la confraternidad.

-Desarrollar capacidades en la organización y en los proveedores de servicios de entrega de efectivo, sobre el tema de Transferencia de Efectivo (Cash Transfer), asegurando que entiendan los principios del proyecto ESFERA para trabajar con los beneficiarios.Participar y contribuir a la toma de decisiones en Cash Working Group o Govt.

-Desarrollar y mantener fuertes relaciones de trabajo con otras E / ONG y el Grupo de Trabajo en efectivo a nivel de país o CaLP a nivel regional, para evitar la duplicación y los conflictos de intereses.

-Realizar informes y otros entregables.

REQUISITOS:

-Educación Profesional en finanzas, economía, desarrollo internacional u otro campo

-Conocimientos y habilidades Conocimiento en tecnologías y metodologías de transferencia de efectivo, contratación y adquisición.

-Conocimiento de los sistemas de pago, procedimientos y problemas de cumplimiento financiero

-Conocimiento en contextos humanitarios

-Habilidades de comunicación en presentación y desarrollo de informes en español e Inglés

-Habilidades interpersonales y de negociación

-Capacidad para resolver problemas

-Habilidades analíticas

-Debe ser competente en programas informáticos de Microsoft Office, correo electrónico e Internet.

-Nivel avanzado de inglés hablado y escrito.

-Disponibilidad para viajar dentro del país e internacionalmente.

-3 años de experiencia en cargos similares, experiencia en tecnologías y metodologías de transferencia de efectivo, contratación y adquisición.

-Experiencia demostrada con la implementación de efectivo y estrategias basadas en el mercado para la programación humanitaria y / o de desarrollo (por ejemplo, efectivo multipropósito o en sectores tales como protección infantil, WASH, servicios financieros, desarrollo empresarial y desarrollo comunitario).

-3 años de Experiencia en asesoría y/o gestión de proyectos trabajando en operaciones humanitarias internacionales.

Director de GAM (Grants Acquisition and Management)

Director de GAM (Grants Acquisition and Management), World Vision Colombia, Perú y Ecuador

Propósito:

Brindar liderazgo en adquisición de subvenciones para las tres Oficinas Nacionales visión mundial en World Vision Colombia, Perú y Ecuador, mejorar la capacidad y el posicionamiento del WV para la adquisición y gestión de subvenciones bilaterales y fondos privados, crear una cartera de subvenciones de alto impacto y cumplir con los estándares de implementación y rendición de cuentas de donantes y VM.

Las responsabilidades principales de este puesto incluyen, pero no se limitan a:

- Planificar, coordinar, supervisar e implementar el desarrollo de la estrategia subregional e individual y los planes comerciales.

- Asegurar que el equipo de tres oficinas tenga la capacidad y las competencias para coordinar la implementación de los procesos de GAM (incluido el compromiso de los donantes, el desarrollo de propuestas, la asignación de recursos del equipo de GAM en los tres países, el seguimiento de las métricas de rendimiento de GAM y el fortalecimiento de las relaciones internacionales para mejorar la adquisición de recursos y la gestión de subvenciones).

- Brindar inteligencia comercial estratégica para identificar de manera proactiva nuevas oportunidades para los recursos de otorgar de acuerdo con las prioridades estratégicas. Así mismo, proporcionar una supervisión de la cartera que garantice el máximo impacto según la estrategia subregional y garantice la calidad y el cumplimiento de los requisitos de VM y de los donantes.

- Asegurar una comunicación periódica clara y directa del estado del portafolio a los tres países.

- La posición informará directamente a los tres Directores Nacionales de VM y los informes de matriz al Director de Desarrollo de Recursos Regionales (RDU).

Responsabilidades:

Rendimiento de la subvención:

- Aumentar la cartera de subvenciones WV.

- Alcanzar los objetivos de subvención anual.

- Asegurar una visión general de la cartera para los tres países, aportando nuevas mentalidades y comportamientos para actuar como un solo.

Proveer Liderazgo al HubWV GAM

- Asegurar un pensamiento estratégico y una agenda común para los tres países, reconociendo las especificidades de cada país.

- Asegurar que el equipo esté conformado por personal calificado.

- Liderar / coordinar el proceso para determinar la priorización de oportunidades y la asignación de recursos humanos y financieros.

- Preparar informes de gestión mensuales para la alta dirección.

- Monitorear y administrar el presupuesto del Hub.

- Organizar y dirigir reuniones regulares del personal de GAM Hub.

- Proporcionar orientación de gestión innovadora para nuevas oportunidades de recursos (empresas, productos sociales y otros).

Desarrollar planes de negocios de adquisición y gestión de subvenciones (GBPs)

- WV que la Oficina Nacional tiene GBPs actualizados.

- WV rastrea el progreso contra GBPs y hace ajustes según sea necesario.

- WV ha identificado socios clave y es miembro de redes de subvenciones clave.

- WV tiene un sistema eficiente de seguimiento de propuestas de subvención.

Liderar la participación de donantes subregionales

- Ser la persona de contacto principal para los donantes subregionales y las oportunidades de financiación.

- Asegurar un enfoque proactivo con posibles donantes, conectando con el personal clave en los países.

- Apoyar y acompañar esfuerzos de participación de donantes donde sea necesario o apropiado.

Gestión de subvenciones y cumplimiento

- Proporcionar liderazgo para mantener las comunicaciones y la coordinación adecuadas entre las áreas clave dentro de las Oficinas Nacionales.

- Asegurar que los altos estándares de gestión de subvenciones (informes, adquisiciones, visibilidad, transferencia de activos, auditoría, etc.) sean comprendidos y aplicados por las Oficinas Nacionales.

- Asegurar que todos los proyectos financiados por subvenciones cumplan con las normas y reglamentos generales y específicos.

- Coordinar con las Oficinas Nacionales para garantizar visitas regulares de monitoreo a proyectos financiados por subvenciones.

- Coordinar el cumplimiento, la supervisión y el soporte de la gestión financiera con RGFM

- Mitigar y escalar los riesgos de implementación de subvenciones para el liderazgo superior, según corresponda

- Garantizar que las Oficinas Nacionales mantengan datos actualizados de monitoreo financiero y de riesgo de las subvenciones.

- Asegurar que la Oficina Nacional se capacite adecuadamente al personal en gestión y cumplimiento de subvenciones.

Requisitos:

Educación: Profesional en economía, administración de empresas, sociología, antropología, relaciones internacionales,

Licenciado en estudios de desarrollo o cualquier otro campo relevante de las ciencias sociales.

Conocimientos y habilidades:

Teoría y práctica del desarrollo

Redes, creación de asociaciones y corretaje

Desarrollo de propuestas

Presupuesto y planificación y administración financiera

Dominio del inglés y español

Experiencia:

5 años de experiencia en adquisición y gestión de subvenciones y proyectos.

Seguimiento y elaboración de informes a las diferentes partes interesadas.

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.

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