Job Opportunities in Europe and the Middle East

World Vision has the privilege to partner with communities in 12 countries in the Europe and the Middle East region: Afghanistan, Albania and Kosovo, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Cyprus, Dubai, Georgia, Romania, and Turkey.

Additionally, as an organisation, World Vision is supporting the needs of the most vulnerable children and communities affected by violence in Syria, Gaza, Lebanon, Jordan and Iraq.

World Vision also has fundraising (Support) offices located in: Austria, Finland, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. To pursue career and internship opportunities with one of our fundraising (Support) offices in the Europe and Middle East region, visit: World Vision Fundraising / Support Offices

Job Locations

Team Leader - Kurbin Area Progam

Position: Team Leader - Kurbin Area Program

Position Location: Kurbin

Application deadline: June 4, 2019

Type:Fixed term, Full-time

Purpose of Position

To lead the implementation of the Area Program focusing on integration of all program project to foster children’s well-being and encourage sustainable transformational development. Ensure the implementation of the projects in the Area Program by supporting the Deputy Program Director and the Area Program team. Focusing on viable integration of the program to foster children’s well-being and encourage sustainable transformational development.

Major Responsibilities

Area Program Implementation

  • Lead the development/review of the Plan of Actions and integration of interventions in respective Area Program in consultation with the relevant disciplines in the National Office.

  • Lead the implementation of the Program based on National Strategy and Area Plan approved by the Support Office; in close collaboration with Deputy Program Director in the National Office, communities and other stakeholders.

  • Ensure monitoring of programs in collaboration with Ministry Quality and programs team and ensure record keeping of progress against the stated objectives and indicators.

  • Monitor on monthly basis the Area Program actual expenditures and compare them with the planned expenses and review the budget if needed with Area Program Staff, Deputy Program Director and Finance Team Lead.

  • Ensure good quality semi/annual Area Program and Micro Projects reporting, in close cooperation with Ministry Quality and programs team.

  • Support Programs Team on the process of semi/annual reporting for each Technical Program.

  • Support on design concept papers/proposals on specific community needs for submission to potential donors and assist/co-operate with the Grant Acquisition & Management Unit to generate funding and assure implementation and reporting for donor funded projects.

  • Assist in the development of strategies for long-term additional interventions, in accordance with the established overall program strategy of World Vision Albania.

Staff Capacity Development, Supervision, Coaching and Mentoring

  • Supervise Area Program staff and lead them in understanding their role as well as ensuring high staff performance.

  • Ensure regular sharing of information among Area Program staff on WVA policy/procedures/management processes etc.

  • Encourage team spirit and ensure teamwork.

  • Encourage critical thinking and team reflection.

Manage Area Program Operations

  • Manage Area Program team and resources according to WVA policies and procedures and also in the most efficient and cost effective way while aiming for the highest quality operational mechanisms for the entire Area Program team.

  • Maintain close and constructive communication with National Office on implementation progress.

Representation and Positioning

  • Lead processes which aim at community participation and ownership through Community Review and Planning.

  • Network with all community actors to assure and strengthen community understanding of World Vision, values, mission and goals.

  • Network with other non-governmental organizations (NGOs), local government officials, churches/ FBOs and community leaders in the project area to ensure good collaboration and encourage partnerships.

  • Explore opportunities for funding and partnerships with different donors.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Studies in social science, or NGO leadership and management.

  • Strong team capacity building, coaching and supervision skills.

  • Creative and able to apply innovative thinking, partnership building and problem solving skills.

  • Three years of program/project management experience and experience in international development in a developing world context.

  • Experience in program assessment, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes.

  • Good understanding and already build relationship in the local level.

  • Sounds experience with faith, community based and child focused empowerment programs. Effective in written and oral communication; able to speak and write with a high standard of English.

  • Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and able to travel often in the field.

***While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for the next phase of recruitment process will be contacted.

Nurse - Diyala (Salahaddin)

Nurse

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide support to the Medical officer for primary healthcare consultations with in the clinic in the IDP camp or mobile clinics, support health promotion activities and supervise hygiene and health promoters. Support routine vaccination programs were present. Conduct basic screening of patients and maintains accurate patient records, medical supply inventory and provide input in reports.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • They will be responsible screening patients including vital, maintaining outpatient records and medical supply inventory.

  • They will support the MO in care of children through the integrated management of childhood illnesses.

  • Were possible Male nurse will support male patients and female nurse support women in MNCH activities including antenatal and post-natal checks.

  • Maintaining infection control in the clinic.

  • They will keep and maintain patient records and the outpatient register.

  • Provide health education and counseling in liaison with in clinic health educators

  • Assisting in emergency response to disease outbreaks, as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Holds a nursing qualification from a recognized training center or medical certificate.

  • Registered with a professional body eg nurse’s council.

  • Experience with IDPs and conflict affected populations.

  • Native Kurdish, good written and spoken in Arabic, understanding of English is an advantage.

  • Good knowledge of quality standards and quality controls related to medical practice.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and demonstrate flexibility, motivation, and maturity

  • Willingness to work in difficult conditions.

  • 2 years’ experience as PHC or hospital nurse

Dispenser Assistant - Diyala (Salahaddin)

Dispensary Assistant

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide support to the Medical officer for primary healthcare consultations with in the clinic in the IDP camp or mobile clinics, support health promotion activities and supervise hygiene and health promoters. Maintains accurate patient records. Maintains medical stock inventory by requesting pharmaceuticals and medical supplies from pharmacist once a week and reporting monthly on consumption and stock levels to the Pharmacist and Project Manager.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • They will be responsible for keeping medical supply inventory. Keeping stock cards updated and medicine organized in an easy to access manner.

  • They will support the MO in care of children through the integrated management of childhood illnesses.

  • Where possible Male nurse will support male patients and female nurses support female patients in MNCH activities including antenatal and post-natal checks.

  • Maintaining infection control in the clinic. Ensuring all medical equipment is aseptic and overall area is hygienic.

  • Provide and dispense medicine to patients in a clear manner with written instructions. Provide education on importance of medicine course completion, and follow up on patient’s adherence.

  • Assisting in emergency response to disease outbreaks, as needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Holds a nursing qualification from a recognized training center or medical certificate.

  • Registered with a professional body eg nurse’s council.

  • Experience with IDPs and conflict affected populations.

  • Fluent in local languages, understanding of English is an advantage.

  • Good knowledge of quality standards and quality controls related to medical practice.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and demonstrate flexibility, motivation, and maturity

  • Willingness to work in difficult conditions.

  • 2 years’ experience as PHC or hospital nurse

Programme Development Specialist, WV Afghanistan

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This is a full-time position based in Herat, Afghanistan. The position is a core function within the Programmes Team with the following core tasks:

  • Proactively identify funding opportunities, and write high quality concept notes and proposals and connect with in-country donor representatives,

  • Coordinate concept and proposal development teams in collaboration with the Programme Director ensuring call guidelines are followed, maintaining close coordination with World Vision Support Office (SO) contacts, and maintaining regular contact with World Vision Middle East & Easter Europe (MEER) Regional Office Resource Development Unit (RDU).

  • Provide grant acquisition and proposal development expertise in a manner that ensures proposals have a quality advantage in a highly competitive market, while also maintaining alignment with WVA’s National Strategy and WVI’s Child Well-Being Outcomes.

  • Provide tasked programming support to project managers for portfolio projects.

  • Ensure the adoption, implementation and strategic reporting of Child Well-Being Outcomes, Targets, and Indicators are reflected in grant designs as far as possible.

  • Assist and support National Programme Officers, Zonal Managers, Project Managers and technical specialists so that they understand, implement & report on WVI partnership and donor mandated requirements.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grant Acquisition & Proposal Development:

  • In coordination with the Programme Director and other team members, proactively identify and respond to grant opportunities that are in line with World Vision Afghanistan (WVA) strategic objectives and the Child Well-being Outcomes and Targets.

  • Develop and submit high quality concepts and proposals to donors in coordination with the Programme Director, technical specialists and other team members.

  • Work closely with the respective WVA Sector leads throughout the grant acquisition process, ensuring all concepts and proposal sections are completed on time and are of the highest quality

  • Work closely with the WVA Grants Finance Team throughout the grant acquisition process, ensuring all proposal and grant finance sections are completed on time and are of the highest quality.

  • Work closely with WVA Programme Director and WVA M&E Coordinator to ensure all proposal designs have M&E frameworks that will result in the collection and reporting of evidence based information.

  • Work closely with the WVA Programme Director, Technical experts, Grant Finance and Zonal Managers to establish and maintain partnerships with local and international NGOs e.g. facilitate work with partners as per WVI minimum standards

  • (Due diligence, reporting, grant compliance etc.)

  • Ensure project proposals address community needs / include community participation, and are in alignment with WVA strategic objectives and the WVI Child Well-being Outcomes and Targets.

  • Ensure log frames, budgets and other project proposal documentation are in accordance with WVI and Donor formats and standards and submit them to the Programmes Director, Grant Finance Team Leader and Technical Specialists for review prior to submission.

  • In collaboration with the Programme Director, ensure grant opportunities, grant projections, grant pipeline and project tracking tools are maintained.

  • In support of the Programme Director, assist with WVA GAM capacity development.

Grant Management Compliance:

  • Support the WVA Programme Director to ensure Programme Officers and Project Managers have a thorough understanding of new grant requirements/compliance issues.

  • For tasked portfolio projects, provide programming support to Zonal and Project Managers.

  • Assist in the organizing of and content delivery for new grant start-up workshops.

  • Assist the Programme Director in coordinating the overall reporting of donor funded projects, ensuring that reporting requirements are met and reports are submitted to WV Support Offices and donors on time and in high quality written English.

Representation and Networking:

  • Under the guidance of the Programme Director, represent WVA at appropriate Donor, Cluster, NGO meetings and workshops; joint-agency assessments and task force teams.

  • Ensure collaborative working relationships with World Vision Support Offices.

  • Identify and pursue opportunities for pre-positioning with donors and other funding source entities and alert the Operations and National Directors when there is significant advantage for their direct involvement.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (essential).

  • Post-graduate university degree (Master’s/Ph.D.) in international development or relevant field (desirable).

  • Experience in grant acquisition/grant writing/fund raising; project design and proposal development for international donor agencies.

  • Experience within cross cultural contexts.

  • Minimum three (3) years of programming experience in development and/or relief work (possible flexibility on programming experience).

  • Experience in integrated project design and monitoring and evaluation systems development.

  • Advanced written and spoken English language skills. (Ability to express ideas clearly and effectively in proposals and in external communications with donors).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Advanced written and spoken English language skills. Expressing ideas clearly and effectively, both in spoken and written English is a must for this role.

  • Strong understanding of the grants cycle.

  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Familiarity with major donor funding requirements such as - USAID, OFDA, EU, ECHO, DFID, GAC, DFAT, UNICEF, UNHCR, OCHA (CHF), FAO, WFP etc.

  • Knowledge of project design, proposal development, M&E systems design.

  • Understanding of integrated rural community development programming and processes.

  • Thorough knowledge of MS Office and Lotus Notes.

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Self-starter who can work independently under pressure and who has ability to manage work tasks without direct supervision.

  • Strong ability to work with and relate to diverse personality types, to practice relational and ideological tolerance, and to contribute to a positive organizational culture.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations and healthy social interactions in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Willing to travel as required including field travel.

  • Able to live and work within a fragile context and restricted operating environment.

  • Commitment to World Vision Core Values and Mission Statement.

  • Experience working in a fragile context is preferable, but not essential.

  • Ability to translate experience, learn the context in Afghanistan and bring energy and enthusiasm to a challenging role and operating environment is essential.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Position is based in Herat, Afghanistan, with possible travel up to 25% of the time (Afghanistan and international).

  • International staff based in Herat often work closely together within an office work environment and in field sites, and also live together in an international team house. It is critical that staff have an approach to work that values team collaboration and proactive communication with team members as WVA has a “whole of team” approach to GAM. As individuals, each staff member must also be cognizant of the concept of ‘personal space’ for themselves and their colleagues within a communal living environment.

Contracts Finance Manager

Contracts Finance Manager

Salary: £40,000 per annum commensurate with experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Fixed term, full time 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire

World Vision is an international childrens charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy weve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect Gods unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Your commercial contract and experience will help change childrens lives for the better through the use of innovative new funding streams

Job Purpose

International development funding is changing with many opportunities significantly different compared to more traditional funding models. This is a fantastic role for a commercially minded professional to join our New Business Unit in the Policy & Programmes Department of World Vision UK (WVUK). The Unit is a dynamic and predominantly acquisition-focused operation. It drives new institutional funding relationships for WVUK by proactively engaging with government, multilateral and major trust/foundation donors in order to realize income targets. It’s an opportunity to make a significant contribution to WVUK’s Strategic goal.

As Contracts Finance Manager, you will oversee the financial and commercial acquisition of large-scale, multi-million pound commercial contracts. This will be achieved through leading and preparing high-quality financial proposals and providing appropriate support, advice, guidance and expertise to a variety of partners in respect of contractor requirements.

More specifically, your role will involve:

Contract proposals: Development of the financial aspects of commercial opportunities and other acquisition funding mechanisms for development programmes

Financial oversight: Supporting, reviewing and negotiating with World Vision National Offices (WVNO), contractors and consortium partners in respect of budgets, cost gathering and aligning with overarching proposal

Commercial advice: Developing and supporting appropriate costing, risk, pricing and payment by results methodologies

Expert advice and training: Building the capacity of WVUK and WVNO’s including developing materials and delivering training on financial process, systems and procedures linked to commercial contracting

Your expertise will be a valuable asset in respect of contractual processes, contractor requirements, stakeholder engagement, risk assessments and information management. This is a pivotal role where you will also act as a focal point for World Vision’s regional and financial staff regarding commercial proposals.

A degree-qualified graduate (or equivalent), you will need a recognised accounting or finance qualification. With experience of financial management, risk, audit or compliance related work, skills in commercial contracts, possibly gained by working with DFID and European contractors would be most welcome. Strong project management skills and the ability to manage a variety of financial and commercial aspects as well as liaising and communicating with a range of stakeholders who have varying degrees of knowledge are also required.

Key personal attributes include excellent written and presentation skills complemented with good planning, influencing, negotiating and relationship-building skills.

The role offers you the opportunity to travel (up to 20% of the year) typically 3-4 trips of 1-2 weeks to regions where World Vision operates, including travel to fragile contexts to support the development of major bids. This is a truly exceptional role where you will play your part in increasing our impact and influence to bring real change to the lives of the world’s poorest and most vulnerable children.

All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK).

Please ‘click’ hereto view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 17th June 2019

Interview Dates: To be confirmed

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice (click here).

No agencies please.

Communications Officer

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to support in fulfilling the strategic priorities of Communications within WVL in line with WVL strategic priorities and plans.

The Communications Officer will support in:

  • Producing communications material about World Vision Lebanon programmes in line with WV strategic priorities and plans in coordination with communications Coordinator, the regional Communications Team and the World Vision partnership.

  • Manage WVL digital platforms ensuring effective use of social media channels and WV Lebanon page to outreach to the general public and specific audience while ensuring proper monitoring and analysis of these efforts.

  • Support in the planning, implementation and documentation of community local initiatives and campaigns

  • Assist in implementing World Vision Lebanon’s visibility, branding, and child protection and communications policies.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

65 %

Handle Development of communications resources

  • In response to local, regional, support office and/or global centre requests and It Takes a World campaign, develop or support in the production of stories and videos about successes and needs in World Vision projects .

  • Support in the documentation of events organized by different WVL area development programmes.

  • Ensure these resources are published and archived on the World Vision online platforms- as appropriate and other WV and non-WV portals

  • Review WVL’s online platforms to ensure information such as captions, resources and other items are accurate and up-to-date. Remove outdated items and post new items.

  • Ensure all written, photographic, video, web and other resources produced are done so in alignment with World Vision child protection standards.

  • Support in WV’s compliance with global branding and corporate identity.

  • Facilitate and train children/ youth/ community people based on programmatic needs utilizing the concept of the C4D and Communications for advocacy.

  • Quality resources are developed as per the communications plans for projects and through Content Flow and responded to by the deadline

  • Photo essays, feature stories and videos are pitched and produced every month.

  • Local initiatives and campaigns are well planned for with appropriate communication material and with appropriate visibility

  • Online platforms and portals content is up-to-date and accurate, and regularly refreshed.

  • Staff and Children engaged in WV programmes are well trained on the communications for development and communications for advocacy

25%

Ensure Organisational positioning in mainstream and social media to mobilise publics for social and policy change

  • Ensure relevant content is developed for all digital platforms and social media channels

  • Support in the management of digital platforms ensuring proper monitoring and analysis on a monthly basis.

  • Ensure that the external communication resources reflect WV’s identity.

  • Provide communications support for local, regional and global advocacy campaigns.

  • Host international and local media and press outlets representatives as per WVL communications protocol.

  • Engaging content is developed and posted on social media channels.

  • Reach target in percentage increase in followers/fans on channels and number of endorsements posted via channel amongst target audiences.

  • Proper representation of World Vision’s identity.

  • All communications resource are aligned with the advocacy objectives and messages.

  • Host support office resource gathering, media, and donor visits with evidence of resource sharing.

5%

Lead the Internal communications to mobilise staff for strategy, ministry execution and impact

  • Support in the development of internal communication tools and material as required

  • Represent WVL in regional calls /webex.

  • Internal communications channels (ie monthly newsletters, …) are monitored for staff effectiveness and engagement.

  • Active engagement in communications- related global and regional calls are attended.

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings locally and internationally.

  • Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture and other organizational events.

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelor's degree in communications, journalism, or RadioTV

  • 2 to 3 years of experience working in communications or journalism or a related field

  • Very strong ability to write, edit, and speak English (Previous experience in writing, editing and/or publishing articles and taking photos)

  • Strong photography skills

  • Previous experience of developing quality content and leading social media campaigns

  • Strong computer literacy, including ability to work with Microsoft Office and web-based software

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and understanding of social and political environment.

  • Ability to work with minimal direction, with team members as well as alone.

  • Experience of coordinating work between different stakeholders

  • Ability to cope with working in a dynamic and changing environment.

  • Ability to exhibit exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.

  • Experience in the production of communications resources (stories, videos, photo essays, etc..)

  • Experience in planning and implementation of media and social media campaigns

  • Familiarity with web-based portals and content-management systems

  • Position requires in-country travel for up to 70 per cent of working hours.

  • Position requires availability and willingness to work outside regular office hours occasionally.

  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis situation, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster. Also requires willingness to undergo World Vision and external training on how to respond to such emergencies, including first aid training.

  • Willingness to develop survival and security skills for various risks and challenges encountered in emergency situations.

Administrative Assistant

Position: Administrative Assistant

PURPOSE OF POSITION

To provide a wide range of administrative support services to the Administration department. To maintain efficient administration systems and procedures, with particular emphasis on filing and tracking of documentation as well as assets tracking.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide administrative and secretarial support

  • Develop, set up, and document office secretarial systems related to: filing of documents, records management, communications (telephone, fax, and correspondence), supplies management, and basic office services

  • Receive, screen, and process mail, fax, and other incoming and outgoing communications; ensuring that confidential matters are handled properly.

  • Assist the line manager in preparing documentation, orders, letters, etc.

  • Provide support to the relevant stakeholders in all kinds of administrative tasks, including follow up and organizing of different meetings and maintaining the agenda with relevant reminders in close collaboration with the line manager

  • Provide support and facilitate the team building activities as requested in close collaboration with the line manager

  • Provide verbal and written translation services to staff as needed.

  • Ensure all documentation is appropriately filed according to WV standards.

  • Ensure that stationery is ordered on a timely basis and available at all times.

  • Ensure that office supplies are ordered and available always.

  • Ensure that diskettes, printer cartridges, fax rolls/cartridges and photocopier toners are available always in cooperation with the IT assistant.

  • Follow up and settle all utilities, landlines and internet invoices for office and apartments and team houses.

  • Ensure WV team houses are kept clean and ready to receive visitors.

  • Follow up on maintenance requirement for office and team houses/apartments.

  • Have a driving license, and able to drive within Amman.

  • Perform any other relevant duties as required by the Line Manager.

  • Prepare all the necessary PRFs / Payment requests for the Support Services Department.

  • Prepare and following up on contracts in terms of payments, annexes and the related service contracts.

  • Keeping back up keys for the offices and apartments.

  • Responsible for the Department petty cash.

  • Follow up on all the tracking sheets: office, supplies, cleaning materials, etc…

  • Hotel bookings and ticketing requirements.

  • Keep up to date visitor tracking sheet and staff travel tracking sheet and hotel tracking sheets, visitor phones tracking sheet.

  • Arrange Airport pickups/drop offs for all staff and WV visitors

  • Manage the monthly payments for the office / apartments and team houses expenses, such as utilities invoices, janitorial, Orange and others.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Certificate in Secretarial studies or Administration.

  • University/college degree recognized in Higher Education or equivalent is regarded.

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position.

  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures.

  • Proven admin or assistant experience.

  • Must have computer aptitude and experience with word processing, database management, and spreadsheet software.

  • Good organizational skills; ability to manage and prioritize tasks.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Must have good attention to detail.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Adaptability and flexibility.

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work

  • Attention to detail and problem solving skills

  • Fluency in English, both verbal and written is essential.

  • Ability to deal with matters of strict confidentiality

Logistics Manager

Position: Logistics Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The position is responsible for the leadership, management and reporting of all downstream logistics activities to effectively support the overall logistic requirements. The role will ensure verification, organizational development, capacity building and reporting support to partners and to World Vision

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Monitor that WV and Donor Logistics’ policies and minimum standards, as well as logistics compliance requirements, are implemented and adhered to, throughout the implementation of programs by all relevant stakeholders (e.g implementing partners, Internal WV departments and others)

  • Monitor that all partner goods, work and services are received, distributed and recorded as per the established WV Receipt of Goods, Works and Services policies and procedures

  • Conduct various assessments in relation to the logistics’ capacity of implementing partners. Develop (where appropriate) a clear capacity building plan for the partner(s).

  • Partner quality verification and capacity building (workshops, individual and team training programs or day-to-day support) support to include these logistics functional areas:

  1. Ensure the appropriate validation of all supplier waybills (receipts) to ensure commodities are of the correct items, specifications, quantities and quality as manifested on the purchase order.

  2. Ensure proper tracking, coordination and management of all receipts

  3. Ensure goods received notes for all receipts to include any over, short or damages

  4. Communicate any receipt discrepancies to management with back up pictures and written documentation

  5. Perform quality sampling of receipts, this may be done in coordination with other team members.

  6. Ensure partners are compliant with international and national logistics regulations and proper mechanisms are in place.

  7. Ensure verification of suppliers shipments prior to the supplier loading to insure the accuracy and quality of the shipment

  8. Ensure monthly tracking and management of all physical inventory for WV and partner organizations

  • Provide technical support and guidance to field program teams and partners on issues relating to logistics, transport, warehousing / stock control, and the distribution of goods.

  • Track, analyze and report on established KPI’s (this may include developing an improved mechanism) to identify inefficiencies, areas of improvement, procedure and policy performance; this will highlight overall performance and compliance oversight.

  • Perform other duties to support the Operations department as needed

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Master's Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering, IT, or related field or Bachelor's Degree + Post Graduate Qualification in Procurement/Logistics/Supply Chain Management accepted in lieu of Master’s Degree.

  • 5+ years of proven and practical experience in logistics management, including ability to review logistics requirements and trends and development of strategies to meet identified needs.

  • Knowledge of key institutional donors and their compliance requirements for logistics and procurement.

  • Substantial experience in all technical areas of logistics and supply chain operations, including transport/distribution, warehousing and stock management, fleet management, asset management, communications, and security.

  • Experience of developing / implementing complex logistics to support different types of programmes, and coordinating resources to meet diverse programme needs and objectives.

  • Proven track-record in managing and supervising others in logistics and supply chain, including training and capacity building.

  • Experience of advising and supporting others at all levels with logistics and supply chain aspects of a programme, including strategic thinking and planning. Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy-in.

  • Ability to build relationships quickly with a wide range of people, both internally and externally

  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English with experience in managing multicultural teams.

  • A high level of computer literacy (word, excel, ppt. etc.).

  • Arabic Language skills required

  • Technical experience/training in specific areas of supply chain e.g. fleet mechanics, IT/communications networks, warehousing and assets management.

  • Technical experience/knowledge in specific types of humanitarian interventions e.g. Health, WASH, Food Security, etc.

  • Formal management training.

  • Experience in Commodity Management

  • Personal Management including initiative, self-motivation and direction

  • Ability to set priorities and undertake new tasks quickly

  • Ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of audiences

  • Ability to prepare written reports requiring reasoning and precision of expression

  • Ability to interpret and explain complex formal documents and systems and assist others to apply them

  • Demonstrated mathematical ability

  • Must be a very honest person and willing to work for extra-long hours when required

  • Flexible, adaptable and proactive

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to __40_% of the time

Psychologist - Diyala (Salahaddin)

Psychologist

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The primary role of the clinical psychologist will be providing psychosocial support (PFA), mental health consultations and counseling services at mental health and Psychological support (MHPSS) clinics. The candidate must be willing to learn new content and training methods (Life Skills and Psychosocial Support topics will include: trauma, anger management, psychosocial well-being & coping, reproductive health and HIV/AIDS, conflict resolution, gender awareness, healthy relationships, peace education, values, communication skills, decision-making, substance abuse prevention, sports & arts and cultural activities).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Plan, deliver and establishing regular individual and group-based life skills and psychosocial support sessions for IDPs and schedule to ensure that each receives adequate time and support.

  • Plan and establish regular MHPSS (Mental Health and Psychological Support) clinics located within IDP settlements in liaison with DoH’s Department of mental health.

  • Provide clinical psychology and psychiatric consultations at the Mental Health and Psychological Support clinics and provide referrals were necessary.

  • Use appropriate questioning techniques, reflective listening and suitable exploratory activities to identify needs, issues and aspirations.

  • Make use of relevant psychosocial assessment instruments and tools to identify current status and possible intervention and/or referral strategies

  • Train staff and community members on PFA- Utilize appropriate adult learning principles which encourage participation and success from a range of learners and be responsive to individual needs and issues impacting the learners including: low levels of literacy; no prior formal education; high levels of post-traumatic stress; unrealistic expectations; no English language; and low motivation.

  • Develop session plans and learning materials that reflect both current information and skills, as well as the diverse learning styles and needs of the groups.

  • Liaise regularly with other project staff and external partners so as to ensure that the holistic needs of IDPs are met.

  • Establish and provide support to social support councils (SSC).

  • Participate and work cooperatively within a team environment. Take active part in supervision meetings.

  • Assist in promotion of local capacities for peace by periodic analysis of program impact on and potential for conflict between beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries, and adjust program accordingly.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or similar educational background preferably in Psychology, clinical Psychology, Nurse or Medicine –with experience/post basic training in Psychiatry or clinical Psychology.

  • Candidate should have certificates to prove the qualifications and experience.

  • 2 years’ experience in work, Preferably experience in providing clinical psychology, counselling, psychiatry consultations, protection issues, Training experience, Experience of managing or establishing projects.

  • Fluent in Local language Kurdish and Arabic.

  • Proficient English communication skills (both oral and written).

  • Knowledge of MS Office.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Strong Management Organizational skills.

  • Able to train others

  • Able and willing to travel.

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

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.

In Clinic Health Educator - Diyala (Salahaddin)

In Clinic Health Educator

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The In Clinic Health Educator (CHW) will be responsible for conducting community outreach and campaign promotion activities. They will mobilize beneficiaries and ensure that individuals are registered and that activities are run on a daily basis.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for planning the daily promotion activities linked to a mobile or static clinic.

  • Register the participants and produce beneficiary lists for any NFI distribution.

  • Ensure that in line with the doctor’s recommendation and needs of the beneficiaries an appropriate awareness raising package is delivered.

  • Provide health hygiene training to beneficiaries.

  • Provide linkages to the health clinic and other related services

  • Set up support and other educational groups for the participants

  • Plan the daily and weekly sessions in conjunction with needs of the beneficiaries.

  • Liaise with community leaders, house hold heads to ensure that all members of the community have access to promotion spaces and hold weekly/monthly meetings with leaders to share what messaging is being promoted to the community and the visible trends.

  • Mobilize the community in activities

  • Organize community based activities

  • Provide feedback from the community to the health team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • University certificate or equivalent job experience.

  • Experience in training others in small groups and individual counselling.

  • Fluency in Local languages.

  • Basic knowledge of health, hygiene, nutrition and WASH

  • Good relationships with the community members

  • Ability to work with diverse beneficiaries based on gender, age, religion, and ethnicity without discriminating.

  • From the local area

  • Attention to detail

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work as part of a team and demonstrate flexibility, motivation, and maturity.

  • Willingness to travel within the community and meet with different groups.

Compliance Assistant

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Compliance Assistant - Erbil

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To support the food voucher project in ensuring compliance of processes, systems and implementation as per donor and World Vision standard. The position ensures accuracy of all reports including quantitative reports and making use of standard checklists. The position gives assurance that distribution processes, reports, shop monitoring are meeting the standards.

The holder of the position should communicate World Vision’s ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Visit the distribution sites during the distribution days and work on the Distribution center visit report. And ensure the distribution process is comply with the WV standards.

  • Visit the contracted shops during the distribution days to ensure with the redemption process and availability of all the food items in the shop by working on WV’s shop monitor report.

  • Review all distribution records ( beneficiary distribution Lists, Distribution plans etc.) to ensure they match distribution reports

  • Check all the project’s records/reports (DDR, Pre DLs, Card issuance notes, ledger)

  • Make sure of use of standard checklist to ensure all documentation and backup of project documents are available

  • Review all statistical reports ( CTS, monthly distribution reports submitted to WFP) submitted to donor, WFP and World Vision FPMG, to ensure they are accurate and meeting expected requirements

  • Ensure the project is audit proof through consistently making use of checklist to ensure adherence to standards

  • Ensure the following systems are compiling and producing accurate reports-, CTS system, distribution processes

  • Share the compliance report with the compliance officer on weekly basis

  • Ensure close follow ups of teams that they are implanting the recommendations of WV

  • Perform any other duties as required by the Project Compliance officer.

Other desired Competencies/Attributes

  • Previous exposure to compliance/audit

  • Analytical and key to details.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Statistics or any other related course from a recognized University.

  • Experience in relevant fields.

  • Good written and oral English communication skills.

  • Good written and oral communication skills

  • Must be assertive/firm.

  • Must have strong analytical, problem solving and organizational skills with an attention to details.

  • Requires the ability to effectively present concepts to lay users in various settings and by various means (verbal and written).

  • Requires strong communication skills to interact with all levels of staff and management.

  • Must be able to work effectively with a diverse team.

  • Requires the ability to work under pressure and on multiple tasks.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Office environment: typical field based

  • Travel: Domestic travel is required.

  • On call: During normal working hours unless there is an emergency

World Vision is an equal-opportunity employer that values and respects the importance of a diverse and inclusive workforce and welcomes and supports all employees to achieve the maximum extent of their potential. Female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.

Financial Controller

Financial Controller

Salary: £38,000 - £43,000 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Fixed term (3.5 months parental leave cover) 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes

Combine financial accounting and control, and people management expertise, to help change children's lives for the better!

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

The Financial Accounting Unit (FAU) performs financial accounting for World Vision UK (WVUK) including delivering financial services, designing and implementing its financial control environment and performing treasury management. The organisation relies heavily on the robust financial control environment, accuracy and timeliness of data and services the FAU provides, with costly implications if this does not occur. The Financial Controller is instrumental in leading the FAUs activities and engaging in the leadership of the wider FRCS group.

This fixed-term contract role covers a short-term vacancy whilst the permanent postholder is on shared parental leave and we are hoping for the right candidate to be available to start at the beginning of August 2019. During this contract, there will be a focus on the financial year end accounting, preparation of financial statements and statutory audit, as well as potential engagement with the Finance, Audit and Risk Board Committee. The postholder will be a fully qualified accountant with recent experience in a similar role. As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK).

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Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employmentand reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: Tuesday 11th June 2019

Interview Dates: Monday/Tuesday 24th/25th June 2019

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

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