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

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Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning Coordinator-Wash

JOB PURPOSE

Under the direct supervision of the WASH Program Manager, the WASH Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning (MEAL) Program Coordinator, will lead all MEAL related activities of the WASH Sector at WVL Lebanon. S/he needs to provide leadership to the implementation of the MEAL plan for WVL WASH projects/programs and in coordination with the project leads. The MEL coordinator works with the projects teams for the implementation of projects’ baselines and evaluations, as well as the implementation of standardized MEAL processes and tools for all sectors at field level.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

% of time

Activity

End Results

30%

Lead on implementation of all types of program’s surveys and assessments (baseline, outcome monitoring, PIM, mid-term evaluation, evaluation, etc.)

Internal:

  • Develop the program’s meal tools and finalize all needed methodologies.

  • Draft assessments ToRs when needed.

  • Lead on implementation of assessments (pilot testing tools, data collection, recruitment and management casual workers, training on data collection tools, performing spot checks).

  • Perform data cleaning.

  • Perform data analysis and reports write up.

  • Recruitment and management of enumerators and casual workers during data collection.

  • Coordinate with the Accountability unit during field work to unify processes and increase efficiency.

External:

  • Draft consultants ToRs as needed with the support of the Senior MEL coordinator.

  • Complete procurement requirements as needed.

  • Support the Senior MEL coordinator in reviewing bids and finalizing the recruitment of the consultant.

  • Follow-up on the daily tasks of the consultant.

  • Review the reports completed by the consultant.

  • Baselines and evaluations are completed on time and with high quality and meet WVI quality standards and are aligned with PDQ and Sector expectations and needs.

  • MEAL plans are in place and updated regularly to ensure MEAL activities are completed on time and within requirements.

  • MEAL tools are in place and being used to ensure monitoring, progress tracking and quality reporting.

  • Good relationships are established with the donor, host community and all other parties where applicable.

  • Close coordination with WVL WaSH Coordinators, Specialist and Accountability and Data Management unit is maintained.

  • Act accountable for all the outcomes related to job tasks.

40%

Lead on the output level monitoring based on the MEAL framework at project/program level and support in progress reporting to donors

  • Support the Program Manager in progress reporting to donors by providing adequate MEAL information.

  • Develop appropriate data collection tools for output level report (including pre/post test) in consultation with the Senior MEL coordinator and the Information Management (IM) Coordinator.

  • Build capacity of project/program teams to complete the data collection tools and report appropriately in the ITT.

  • Carefully review ITT and ensure IM is provided with accurate data to feed into the projects beneficiaries database.

  • For pre/post test, train project team on data collection tools, perform spot checks and data cleaning, and ensuring quality before submitting to relevant donor.

  • Coordinate with the Accountability unit during field work to unify processes and increase efficiency.

  • Support Projects Coordinators in organizing Lessons Learned events by providing the adequate data and reviewing the draft reports.

  • Produce Learning Reports as needed.

  • The monitoring plan for grant projects is implemented as set, and/or the process of annual Outcome monitoring, and MEAL reports are submitted on time and with good quality.

  • Progress reports are submitted with accurate data.

Provide Capacity Building on MEAL to projects’ teams

  • Support and coach projects team in completing output level monitoring

  • Provide capacity building on overall MEAL processes to increase ownership and understanding.

  • Field Operations staff are supported and trained on completing high quality output level monitoring

10%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend Program and MEAL related meetings within WVL, and with the sector, donors, and local authorities as needed.

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

  • Attend and participate in WVLs spiritual nurture and other organizational events.

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

  • Report Child Protection (CP) incidents as per the safeguarding policy guidelines.

  • 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 Line Manager.

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • Minimum of 2 to 3 years of experience in working within MEAL department in a relief or development NGO - preferably in both response and development settings.

  • Experience in management design and implementation of MEAL systems, including qualitative and quantitative approaches to baselines, endline, monitoring, evaluations and learning activities and report.

  • Expert in data analysis and data handling skills (classification, categorizing, tabulation etc.) and demonstrates diligence in data management.

  • Good working knowledge of statistical packages (Excel, etc.) is essential.

  • Very good knowledge of ODK database/SMAP server and other similar databases.

  • Strong ability to review and write various types of MEAL reports.

  • Ability to understand, explain and contextualize MEAL tools.

  • Good knowledge of information presentation techniques (graphing, charting, tabling etc.) and interpreting them.

  • Detailed oriented and able to verify data quality.

  • Previous experience working in WASH, i.e. water, sanitation, health a/o waste management projects is a plus.

  • Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organizational relationships.

  • Good knowledge of and experience with humanitarian guidelines and principles.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.

  • Organization, planning, and time management skills.

  • Communicates with integrity to different stakeholders (strong interpersonal skills).

  • High level communications skills and information dissemination skills.

  • Ability to build positive relationships in a cross cultural environment.

  • Previous experience working in refugee camps.

  • Previous experience in planning, implementation, and quality assurance.

  • Relevant experience in relief and development project implementation.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural and difficult / sensitive contexts.

  • Has strong knowledge of core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, as well as SPHERE standards.

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • Bachelor degree in international development, international relations, public health, water management, statistics, community development, or other relevant field of studies.

  • Valid Lebanese driving license for more than three (3) years.

  • Ability to write very good quality reports in English.

  • Excellent English communication skills are required.

Programme Administrative Assistant

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Programme Administrative Assistant is responsible for supporting the WV United Leadership team in administrative tasks that would typically include assistance with the following:

  • Recruitment of new hires and their onboarding and liaison with People & Culture for team related matters

  • Set up and processing of contracts, processing of invoices for contractors, maintenance and payment of fees for United software

  • Maintenance of spreadsheets for Budgets, Forecasts, Finance Chargeback and liaison with WVI Finance Teams and Partnership offices

In addition, this role would also be involved in providing similar Administrative Support for other Global Digital Platforms, as required by Senior Director, Global Digital Platforms.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

P&C Co-ordination for WV United:

  • Assist with processes involved in recruitment of new hires across WV United.

  • New Starter Processes and Onboarding of new hires.

  • Liaison with P&C for team related matters, including equipment, policy, training.

Finance Co-ordination for WV United:

  • Assist with processing and set up of expenses, contracts, invoices for contractors, suppliers and consultants on WV United.

  • Maintain subscription of various tools and software used across WV United and ensure timely renewal.

Budgets, Forecasts and Chargebacks for WV United:

  • Maintain and update spreadsheets for Budgets and Forecasts across Global Digital Platforms.

  • Co-ordinate with WVI Finance and Office Finance teams for Chargebacks.

Administrative Support for other Global Digital Platforms:

  • Assistance with tasks similar to those defined about for other digital platforms.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Diploma in Accounting, Business, Finance, or equivalent work experience.

  • Typically requires 1-3 years of financial accounting and administrative experience, preferably in a multi-national environment.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Proficient in use of MS Office tools.

Senior Humanitarian Manager

SENIOR HUMANITARIAN MANAGER

Salary: £41,346 - £44,500 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes (Hybrid)

World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so theyre empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children of all faiths and none through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.

With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children even in the toughest places.

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

Job Purpose

If you believe your purpose in life was to use your skills and experience in humanitarianism to make a mark on the lives of the most vulnerable in the world take a closer look at this role:

The Senior Humanitarian Manager offers suitably qualified candidates the opportunity to impact the lives of the most vulnerable in fragile states and across the globe, through effective coordination of rapid response initiatives with the WV Partnership, cross-organisationally within WVUK and with key humanitarian alliances, peer organisations and external networks.

We are keen to find a candidate with the following qualities, experience and education:

  • Significant experience in the humanitarian industry, mirroring a keen understanding of humanitarian & development theory processes and practice, and SPHERE, ICRC Code of Conduct, etc., among others;

  • Experience working with, developing and/or managing consortium partners;

  • Strong relational and leadership skills, and experience managing staff;

  • Strong financial management, assessment and design experience;

The role will require you to:

  • Work in alignment with WVUKs Disaster Management Approach, managing the cross-organisational coordination of WVUKs emergency response, incorporating work with the DEC, private appeals and emergency grant funding;

  • Closely monitor the competitive humanitarian institutional donor landscape and emerging crises, whilst keeping your finger on the pulse of the dynamic humanitarian context;

  • Develop and expand partnerships with other UK-based humanitarian NGOs, institutional donors and the private sector;

  • You will work in collaboration with the Senior Humanitarian & Conflict Policy Advisor and members of the wider internal Humanitarian Emergencies Operations Committee;

  • Other areas as outlined in the Job Description.

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 only).

Please click here to 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.

**Please note that you MUST hold the Right to Work in the UK documentation**

Closing Date for applications: 11 February 2022

Interview Dates: TBC

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family.  As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented 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.

Project Officer-Cash (WFP)-Bekaa

JOB PURPOSE

The purpose of the position is to ensure day to day implementation of projects tasks: 1) commodity distributions; 2) data gathering through household visits and focus group discussions; 3) monitoring activities

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

% of time

Activity

End Results

50%

Ensure Implementation and Coordination

  • Implement assigned tasks as per the weekly detailed distribution and data gathering implementation plan;

  • Comply and abide by WV best practices and donor regulations in distributions and data gathering;

  • Inform the team leader of any deviations from the planned activities;

  • Purchase items in line with the budget and instructions given by the Project Coordinator;

  • Ensure data gathering through phone calls or household visits.

All project deliverables are met within the agreed time-frame and budget in compliance with donor regulations, WVs and international best practices;

20%

Handle Commodities distribution

  • Ensure that beneficiaries sign or thumbprint against their names on the beneficiary lists/cards and PINs receipts as proof that E-CARDS/PINS ration have been received.

  • Support team leader in ensuring that all distribution supporting documents are in place (issuance note, return note, Daily distribution report…).

  • Support team leader in preparing daily distribution reports as per donor and WV required templates.

  • Report any issues/challenges faced at field level to team leader.

  • Make sure to refer any protection case to team leader

Commodities are properly managed and distributed according to the plan.

10%

Handle Reporting, Recording and support in Proposal Development

  • Deliver high quality, accurate and timely daily reports;

  • File all relevant project documents in line with WVs requirements for project auditing;

  • Track task progress in line with the established tracking system;

  • Handle stock (pins and cards) in line with WVs policies;

  • Conduct data gathering for project amendments and proposals;

Proper reporting, documentation and filing system are in place in line with donor and WVLs standards and regulations.

15%

Monitoring, Accountability and Protection Mainstreaming:

  • Conduct shop monitoring and or adhoc visits as per donor request.

  • Conduct training for merchants at field level based on needs and project requirements on beneficiaries services, e-cards handling, POS operating, hygiene and food safety etc.

  • Ensure the retailers are fully equipped with the required equipment to carry out the transactions and the equipment are kept in working conditions.

  • Conduct phone call investigations for beneficiaries facing issues with e-cards and PINs.

  • Support actions to address beneficiary feedback;

  • Actively participate in lessons learned session for the project;

Ensure proper monitoring of the projects and enhance accountability and protection in project activities.

5%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend and participate in WVLs spiritual nurture and other organizational events

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

  • Report CP incidents as per the safeguarding policy guidelines.

  • 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 Line Manager

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • Experience in commodity, card and pin distributions;

  • Experience in data gathering at household level and focus group discussions;

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in the NGO sector in distributions and data gathering;

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • High School completion certificate.

  • Able to use a computer, with word-processing (e.g. Microsoft Office) and spreadsheets, internet and e-mail

  • A valid driver’s license (more than 1 year old);

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

N/A

Travel and/or

Work Environment

Requirement

Ability to travel across the country regularly for training, assessment, regular monitoring and evaluation

Physical

Requirements

Language

Requirements

Project Officer-WVG-Bekaa

JOB PURPOSE

The purpose of the position is to coordinate and support in the management of the Education project in Bekaa area and ensure that interventions are implemented based on standards and donor compliance.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

% of time

Activity

End Results

45%

Facilitate project’s implementation

  • Ensure and follow up with the project coordinator that all aspects of the project’s daily management are met, including logistics, administration, security, visibility, community and beneficiaries’ liaison, evidence generation, coordination and risk management.

  • Follow up on the project management tools (including but not limited to reports, DIP, Logframe, ITT, SOPs, financial tracking, programmatic process flows)

  • Ensure that project activities are implemented in good quality based on the project/s outcomes and taking into consideration the local context

  • Follow-up with the team members that all tool developed by the MEAL team are updated and filled on a regular basis.

  • Support the Project coordination in the production of high quality narrative reports in a timely manner and based on the agreed template and processes.

  • Monitor the implementation and progress of the project(s) according to approved stated objectives, plan of action, and record progress by working closely with the MEAL unit and project coordinator.

  • Keep a close coordination with education and CP project coordinators and team leaders in order to refer children in their programs.

  • Conduct various field visits to the different areas of operations to monitor and supervise the progress of the work periodically and report to the project coordinator.

  • Support the project coordinator in developing the project action plan; monitor its implementation and send monthly planning to the Project Coordinator, beginning of each month.

  • Follow up on the lessons learned, risks and innovation, and make sure that they are well documented and shared with the program team.

  • Ensure compliance with donor and World Vision’s policies and technical tools set in place

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

15%

Mobilize partners and Build relationships / capacities of related stakeholders

  • Support the Project Coordinator in the identification and mobilization of partners according to WVL’s partnership guidelines.

  • Support the Project Coordinator in maintaining healthy partnership with local partners.

  • Assist in the provision of appropriate capacity building for the local partners, animators and / or volunteers and parents working in the sector related projects to ensure GBV/Child protection prevention and response are adequately addressed across sectors and humanitarian interventions.

Strong network is built and the capacities of animators and partners is built

10%

Ensure child & adult safeguarding

  • Identify safety issues and follow-up with the coordinator on the safety and security of the chosen locations

  • Ensure that the project staff complies with WVL’s child & adult safeguarding policy and code of conduct including PSEA core principles.

Children attending the activities are protected and safe

20%

Handle reporting, filing & tracking

  • Provide Input to the project coordinator on the donor’s reports in relation to progress of caregivers and children attending WV’s programmes.

  • Ensure that a monthly operational progress reports is developed with the teachers

  • Support in the completion of the required information in activity info as per the deadlines.

  • Ensure proper filing is done regarding every case, field visit and meeting. Report must be written mentioning major points in addition to recommendations and follow-up plan.

  • Support the project coordinator in the development of various project reports.

  • Maintain and keep daily records of the means of verification including attendance sheets, pre/post-tests, minutes of meetings and evaluation documents are in place.

  • Provision of, and keeping track of the referrals, weekly reports, notes and plan.

  • Follow up on Referral Tracking sheet on a monthly basis.

  • Follow up on the important records and correspondences related to the PSS/CP interventions.

  • Ensure the proper documentation of data collected (hard and soft copies) during children and parents sessions (attendance sheets, permission slips, parental consent, referrals etc.)

  • Monitor and report on quality of sessions in line with WVL monitoring and reporting frameworks.

Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline

5%

Handle logistics responsibilities as necessary

  • Prepare and update the list of items to be purchased on a monthly basis

  • Ensure that the needed material and logistics of the determined locations are taking place.

  • Handle project’s procurement needs according to the developed procurement plan as assigned by the project coordinator

  • Follow up on all the procurement requests. Make sure that they are submitted on a timely basis to facilitate timely implementation of field activities, and adhering to both WVI and donor requirements in meeting the project objectives.

All administrative and logistics matters are followed up on to ensure timely implementation of activities

5%

Perform other duties as required

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

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

  • Report CP incidents as per the safeguarding policy guidelines.

  • 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 Line Manager

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • 1-2 years’ experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing

  • Previous experience in education projects

  • Computer literate mainly in Microsoft Office package.

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • Bachelor degree in a social sciences related field, (education , social work, counselling, specialized education) or an equivalent of relevant Education experience of 2-3 years;

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Experience in working the education sector.

  • Candidates must have knowledge in working with children.

  • Knowledge of safety issues concerning infants and children.

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity.

  • Positive attitude with a willingness to learn.

  • Ability to cope and work under pressure.

  • Well-organized, self-motivated and ability to work in a team.

  • Ability to work in difficult and high risk situations

  • Willing to travel within the region approximately 60% of time.

  • Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children Protection Minimum Standards.

Travel and/or

Work Environment

Requirement

  • 85% field work and 15% Office work.

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

  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function during a crisis, including during a World Vision response to a manmade or natural disaster.

Physical

Requirements

Willing to travel within Lebanon with a valid driver’s license

Language

Requirements

Outreach Facilitator-Bekaa

JOB PURPOSE

The purpose of the position is to contribute to the implementation of the Education and Children in Crisis projects through facilitating community engagement interventions and through mobilizing and sensitizing the community on issues pertaining to Child Protection (CP).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

% of time

Activity

End Results

60%

Conduct community outreach tasks

  • Conduct meetings with key stakeholders to engage them about the project interventions and agree on their contributions in project activities.

  • Collect data for the mapping of available educational, health and protection services available.

  • Identify potential beneficiaries to the relevant projects as per the criteria set.

  • Disseminate information related to services for Syrian refugees based on the mapping.

  • Distribute leaflets with early learning, education, health and protection services available to Syrian and Lebanese children in the area.

  • Distribute CP and other related material as per the project plan.

  • Mobilize communities to participate in social cohesion events at the end of each project cycle

  • Participate and collaborate in other activities (recreational, psychosocial, awareness and non-formal education) conducted in the center when needed

  • Support committee members and parents to prepare peer to peer sessions and share their knowledge with other parents

  • Conduct Homeschooling and Positive parenting sessions targeting parents with support from refugee outreach volunteers

  • Establish community based groups jointly under the supervision of the team leader and monitor regular follow-up to strengthen their role at community level.

  • Support in the capacity building of community based groups and ensure smooth flow of information with world vision and provide them with the support needed to perform their role at community level.

  • Support in the successful organization of community engagement events under the guidance of the team leader and the project coordinator.

10%

Ensure children’s safety and protection

  • Identify referral cases following the set internal protocol.

  • Identify key protection issues or threats affecting children and communities and raise them according to the established protocols.

  • Identify children in need of tailored support to specific institutions/service providers (health services, other NFE programmes, PSS services) and refer the cases though the established protocols.

25%

Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

  • File all project means of verifications (MOV) including attendance sheets, pre/post-tests, minutes of meetings, and evaluation documents are in place.

  • Enter project related MOV into the system.

  • File and archive specific forms for referrals.

  • Ensure weekly reporting are taking place while ensuring confidentiality, accuracy and timeliness.

File in the Referral Tracking sheet on a monthly basis

5%

Perform other duties as required

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

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

  • Report CP incidents as per the safeguarding policy guidelines.

  • 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 Line Manager

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • One year experience in a similar related job.

  • Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing.

  • Skills in working with people of all ages and social groups

  • High integrity in social interactions

  • Skilled at working with local communities and authorities

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

Bachelor degree in a social development related field, (psychology, sociology, social sciences/humanities, specialized education or social animation) is preferable

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility

  • Understanding of policies concerning Child Protection

  • Willing to travel within the Area of intervention approximately 60% of time.

  • Knowledge of the psychosocial guidelines and approaches related to emergency context (MHPSS IASC guidelines, PFA principles, etc.).

  • Familiar with core principles of Children Rights, Participation, Do No Harm, Community and Family Support as well as Children in Emergencies minimum standards.

Travel and/or

Work Environment

Requirement

  • 85% field work and 15% Office work.

  • 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.

Physical

Requirements

Senior Business Development Accountant

Senior Business Development Accountant

Salary: £39k 42k depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week, flexible working options.

Based: Home based at present, with Milton Keynes / hybrid arrangement

World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so theyre empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children of all faiths and none through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.

With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children even in the toughest places.

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

Job opportunity

World Vision UK (WVUK) is recruiting for a Senior Business Development Accountant to join its Programme Finance and Compliance (PFC) team. The role of the PFC team is to support sustainable, efficient and compliant acquisition of funds from government and institutions, and the delivery of overseas humanitarian and development programmes.

This new role is an integral part of the PFC team and will involve supporting the development and submission of applications for both grants and commercial contracts. You will bring financial expertise, project management skills and commercial acumen to every stage of the bid development process. Your insights will enable decision makers to understand the risks and rewards at stake, and you will co-lead the submission of financially sound, successful bids that further WVUKs mission.

You will work in a supportive, multidisciplinary team of other finance and compliance colleagues, and have exposure to different departments and people at a range of levels in the organisation, including senior stakeholders. You will line manage two Programme Finance Officers, coaching them to achieve their best.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in a commercial finance role to be part of supporting our important work to help improve the lives of the worlds most vulnerable children.

The individual

We see you being a fully or nearly qualified accountant with strong business partnering and project finance experience. You will have experience of supporting business development either in the international development or in other industries that compete for and deliver large scale, multi-year projects.

On a personal level you will be culturally aware, a collaborative team player with a strong customer focus and ability to develop strong relationships across a wide range of people at various levels. This is an ideal role for someone seeking a role with responsibility and to work for a leading international NGO, as part of a dynamic and capable team. This role requires a flexible and proactive approach. A commercial mind-set, ability to learn at pace, and strong coaching skills are essential characteristics.

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 only).

Please click here to 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.

**Please note that you MUST be holding the Right to work in the UK documentation as unfortunately this role is not sponsored**

Closing Date for applications: 11th February 2022

Interview Dates: TBC

Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family.  As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented 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.

Senior Contracts Acquisitions Manager

SENIOR CONTRACTS ACQUISITION MANAGER

Salary: : £41,346 - £44,500 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes (Hybrid) or London

World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so theyre empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children of all faiths and none through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.

With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children even in the toughest places.

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

Job Purpose

As the Senior Contracts Acquisition Manager, you will lead the contract acquisition processes and strengthen WVUK’s ability to manage commercial contracts from institutional funders. This will encompass the coordination of pre-positioning as well as submission, and you will provide active guidance and support to other Portfolio Managers undertaking commercial contract acquisitions.

You will work closely with the Senior Contracts Manager and WVUK Legal Counsel to identify contract risks inherent in bid, contract and sub contractual agreements, and input into programme design.

We are keen to find a candidate with the following qualities, experience and education:

  • A graduate with experience of submitting commercial contracts and experience working with and developing and/or managing consortium partners.

  • You will be a highly organised person, able to manage expectations and prioritise competing demands.

  • Proactive and tenacious in identifying and pursuing new funding opportunities, you know what it means to be commercially minded and are financially astute and risk aware, with keen risk management skills, you have been proven to possess a thorough approach to risk mitigation and management.

  • You will have experience of supplier relations and meeting their technical and financial requirements and a familiarity and confidence in navigating relevant procurement and financial legislation.

  • Strong relational, interpersonal and capacity building skills.

The role will require you to:

  • Work collaboratively across several key stakeholders and their respective teams within WVUK and the wider WV Global Partnership (Field Offices, Regional Offices and World Vision International (WVI)).

  • Effectively engage and manage relationships with external networks, including tender and contract partners.

  • Assess WVUK’s capability and capacity to engage in selected opportunities.

  • Support training developed by the Senior Contracts Manager.

  • Other areas as outlined in the Job Description.

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 only).

** We reserve the right to interview candidates and close the ad ahead of the closing date should a strong candidate be identified **

**Please note that you MUST hold the Right to Work in the UK documentation**

Closing Date for applications: 12 February 2022

Interview Dates: TBC

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

Please click here to 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.

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family.  As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented 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.

Programme Communications Lead

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The job purpose of the role is to communicate the key features, benefits and performance of the WV United programme for the United 4 digital marketing platform, through Partnership-wide communications across multiple channels.

The objective of the communication is to:

  • promote United 4 across the Partnership to bring offices on board the platform

  • advocate the benefits of new releases and how they can be utilised effectively by offices on the platform

  • publicise the performance of the platform across Key Performance Indicators to offices and stakeholders

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Communications Strategy:

  • Develop and enhance communication strategy for the United Programme to increase awareness of the programme, improve effectiveness of communication channels and grow engagement with offices and stakeholders.

Internal Communications:

  • Responsible for communications via email and website at the required cadence.

  • Build and update internal marketing packages for United 4 for distribution and use among Partnership offices.

  • Development of United 4 Dashboard which integrates multiple communication channels and updates to offices.

  • Develop templates for communication to be used across the platform, such as in Help articles, Release Notes, Platform Updates, Platform Broadcasts.

  • Measure effectiveness of communications through analytics and surveys to continuously learn and improve.

Build Best Practice:

  • Engage with Stakeholders across the Partnership as well as across digital marketing and charity sectors to explore and incorporate best practice in internal communications.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in public relations, communications, marketing or a related client-services field, or equivalent work experience.

  • At least five years working in a related field in public relations, communications or marketing, preferably in a global and multi-cultural environment.

  • Experience of internal communications and /or change management and/ or in digital marketing.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Good interpersonal skills; able to work with people at all levels and across cultures.

  • Good networker who is effective at working with others.

  • Able to work autonomously as part of a virtual team.

  • Experience in using digital marketing tools and software, including websites, Content Management Systems, Google Analytics, Performance Dashboards.

  • Fluency in English.

Preferred:

  • Sees the bigger picture. Understands how digital marketing objectives and communications fit with overall Partnership objectives and communications strategy, objectives, activities and guidelines

  • Understands the principles of communications planning, audience and message identification.

  • Able to work with technical specialists, cut through their jargon and simplify.

Digital Content Lead

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Digital Content Lead is responsible for leading content planning, creation or curation based on business objectives and supporter needs.

This role requires to fuel global marketing platforms with curated, tested and optimised content. Ensure timely development and clear, efficient roll-out of the content plan, content sourcing and development are expected as part of this role.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Content Creation and Optimisation:

  • Use analytical/content management tool (currently SEMRush) for Topic Research, Keyword Research and develop well-structured copy and SEM/SEO-friendly content.

  • Work on a periodic newsletter with all new content and send across to content editors.

  • Monitor the usage of global content and encourage its use.

  • Frequently review and optimise content for landing pages of Child Sponsorship, Childhood Rescue, Emergency landing pages and other forms, based on results from performance measurement and A/B tests.

Content support for website optimisation tests and analytics:

  • Conduct Site Audit and PSI for all country sites periodically and report to the country editors in case of errors in site.

  • Work towards optimising web pages for better performance.

  • Set up web pages for A/B testing

  • Provide content/revised copy for optimisation tests.

Equip content editors:

  • Meet with editors periodically and conduct/facilitate sessions on various topics of interest.

  • Identify pain points and work towards providing a strong support system for editors.

  • Handholding support wherever required, especially during launch.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Proven work experience as a Content Creator, Copywriter or similar role.

  • Portfolio of published articles.

  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. Umbraco).

  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English, preferably in addition to a second language such as Spanish, French or German.

  • Expertise on SEO.

  • University degree in Marketing, English, or relevant field.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Proficient in use of MS Office tools.

Programme Training Lead

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Programme Training Lead is responsible for planning, organising and implementing training for the United 4 platform. The role holders determine learning needs and deliver solutions that drive performance and continually improve digital marketing capabilities using the platform.

The objective of the training program is to:

  • enhance digital marketing capabilities across offices using United 4 within the World Vision Partnership.

  • ensure users adopt the latest training material on how to use the various modules and integrated tools of the platform.

  • enable offices to maximise the usability of the platform and successful deployment of features on their websites and emails.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Training Strategy:

  • Develop and enhance training strategy for the United Programme to increase digital marketing expertise among users of the platform, improve effectiveness of training materials and classroom sessions and grow engagement with offices and stakeholders.

E-Learning Training Materials and Classroom Sessions:

  • Responsible for developing and updating e-learning training material on the various modules of the United 4 platform, including the Content Management System, United 4 Admin, Integrated tools for emails and Performance Dashboards.

  • Develop and conduct classroom training sessions for beginners, advanced users and senior stakeholders on how to use the CMS and Performance Dashboards.

  • Development of United 4 Training Calendar and Certification, which enables users to enrol for online and classroom training and receive certifications.

  • Update Help Articles to incorporate best practice in self-help, use of video, internal links and surveys.

  • Measure effectiveness of training program through analytics and surveys to continuously learn and improve.

Build Best Practice:

  • Engage with Stakeholders across the Partnership as well as across digital marketing to explore and incorporate best practice in training.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Organisational Behaviour, Educational fields, or equivalent work experience.

  • Typically requires 4–5 years of eLearning design and development experience and strong knowledge in multiple types of eLearning software.

  • Understands the principles of communications planning, audience and message identification. Able to work with technical specialists, cut through their jargon and simplify.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Good interpersonal skills; able to work with people at all levels and across cultures.

  • May require knowledge of and experience with a range of knowledge management tools and techniques.

  • Strong knowledge in digital media, computer graphics and animation.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of a Learning Management System and/or other training tracking systems.

  • Fluency in English.

Head of Digital Marketing and Communications

Head of Digital Marketing and Communications

Salary: £48,060 - £56,541 per annum depending on experience

Contract: Permanent – 36.5 hours per week

Based: Remote working. Regular travel (1-2 times per month) to Head Office in Milton Keynes and the London satellite office.

World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so they’re empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children – of all faiths and none – through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.

With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children – even in the toughest places.

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

Job requirement

Have you got management experience of digital marketing and/or communications and would you like to step into a key leadership role?

This role heads up our newly formed Digital Marketing and Communications team. We have seen significant growth in our digital acquisitions over the past two years and we want to continue growing from this strong foundation. We believe that an integrated marketing approach, bringing together PR, celebrity engagement, social media, our website and digital marketing, will be the cornerstone to deliver this growth. Through a combination of integrated campaigns and excellent “always on” activity this team will build awareness, trust and engagement with the World Vision brand among our target audiences, with the purpose of inspiring them to join our cause and financially support World Vision.

You will support and empower your team to deliver excellent execution across the engagement funnel and ensure a truly integrated approach to our MarComs work. You will develop a culture of ambition and innovation that reaches beyond your team to stakeholders across Public Engagement and throughout World Vision.

It’s essential that you have a deep understanding of at least one of public relations, celebrity endorsement/influencer marketing, digital fundraising, with some working knowledge of the remainder. We’ll be there to offer support and guidance, but you should already have an understanding of a marketing funnel approach and how this can be implemented effectively in World Vision UK’s context. More details are in the job description.

Our Christian identity underpins everything we do, so 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.  

 

Are you the exceptional person we are looking for? 

Along with your CV, please write a covering letter explaining: 

1) Why you want the role and 2) How your experience meets the requirements set out in the Job Description.  

 

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and flexible working options

Please click here for the job description

Closing Date for applications: 23rd January 2022

Interview Dates: W/C 24th January 2022

**Please note that you must hold the Right to work documentation in the UK, as unfortunately this role cannot be sponsored**

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture, and background, which connects the entire World Vision family.  As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented 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