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

Health Technical Advisor

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Health Technical Advisor – Erbil

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Health Sector Technical Advisor will provide sector technical leadership and management in project and proposal design, staff capacity building, quality assurance, evaluation and documentation for multiple health projects in KRI/Iraq.

WV KRI Goal: To address immediate and longer-term humanitarian and recovery needs of Iraqi IDPs and Syrian refugees in KRI, WV will be addressing both immediate and longer term needs of displaced Iraqis as well as Syrian refugees. This work is primarily focused on Northern Iraq (KRI) but will spread to other locations as required. Key sectors of the program include: Food assistance, Non-Food Items, winterization, health - mobile clinics, Children in Emergencies, Child Protection, Economic Development and WASH. The project area covers camps, host communities and returnees.

Position Goal: Position Goal: To provide leadership for the WVI KRI mental and primary Health program. This includes the provision of technical input into assessments, program design, budgets, monitoring and evaluation. Developing sector approaches and strategy. Planning the designs and budgets and setting up of Health activities with the support of local team leaders and health and multi-sector project managers. Support the project implementation leads (project coordinators) and develop their understanding of the technical approaches. Building links with other stakeholders including Government representatives, other NGOs in Health and related sectors (e.g. child protection, Camp management, UN, health cluster and sub cluster, etc) to identify gaps. Provide technical leadship for in advocacy and effectiveness research related to health in emergencies in partnership with M&E and Advocacy colleagues.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assessment, Design and Acquisition Planning

  • Lead the technical approach design for new health projects

  • Under guidance of the programmes team and with support from field teams, write / co-develop WASH proposal technical section, budget, budget narratives, cross-cutting theme integration with WASH (gender, DNH, protection, WASH…).

  • Engage with MoH, WHO, health sub cluster, donors and program officers to identify gaps and needs for new programming

  • Work closely with the MEAL (M&E) team to select indicators and develop monitoring plans & assessments for WASH projects

  • In close collaboration with the Programmes Team, develop an acquisition plan and engage with donors to promote health funding

  • Lead the development of the health components of the response and strategy.

Assessment, Design and Acquisition Planning

  • At project startup train project staff on technical approach. Help project owner design a capacity building plan for project and or partner staff. Help facilitate startup workshops.

  • Provide support to project managers and Zonal Managers implementing health projects.

  • Assist in the formation of statistical reports on nutrition and health program operations, including morbidity data and pharmaceutical use

  • Establish and maintain World Vision and other best practice standards for health programs.

  • Monitor and assist in evaluating health and nutrition program.

  • Ensure that gender and protection mainstreamed in all activities and within the community.

  • Active participation with all stakeholders, including MoH, WHO, Cluster, other operating partners, community, and other health actors to ensure programme coherence and avoidance of service gaps and overlap

  • Engage in health cluster and sub cluster meetings. Demonstrate WV capacity to the clusters

Supervisory Responsibilities, Capacity Building/Training

  • To assess, design and implement appropriate training programs to equip and upgrade knowledge and skills of health staff, and MoH in conjunction with WHO.

  • Assist coordinators and team leaders in other sectors in development of appropriate to health, hygiene and nutrition promotion information.

  • Capacity build health teams with reference to community processes.

  • Document training program results

Humanitarian Accountability

  • Ensure the programs take into account local capacities of local personnel and local community groups, ensure open community participation and consultation

  • Orient and train staff, community and partners on international standards (eg. The Sphere Project etc.) and their application

  • Ensure the Program Accountability Framework is integrated in the health and nutrition.

  • Promote 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:

  • Essential: Medical qualification, such as MD/MBBS, Nurse, Midwife, Nutritionist and/or public health qualification (international health) such as BPH or MPH

  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required.

  • Understanding of international standards, including SPHERE, IYCF, emergency management, security awareness etc.

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills

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

  • Ability to manage work life and work without supervision

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment

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

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

  • Understanding of internet and email

  • Experience in managing staff, partners and facilitating capacity building

  • Essential: 5 – 10 years years experience in a developing country in managing Disaster Response/Relief programs in public health involving strategy development, assessments, design, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, and evaluation and monitoring.

  • Proven ability in capacity building including training

  • Experience in working in culturally diverse setting

  • Experience in working in Humanitarian and/or development

  • Full commitment to World Vision’s core values and mission statement.

  • Full adherence to World Vision Lebanon Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

  • Full adherence to security protocols

  • Motivated and goal orientated

  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and detail-orientation

  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written)

  • Knowledge of Arabic and Kurdish an advantage

  • Proven organizational skills and time management

  • Excellent computer skills, familiarity with MS Word, Lotus Notes, MS Excel and Power Point would be an added advantage

PERSONAL SECURITY TRAINING

  • Essential: completed a recognized personal security course in the past 3 years.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to _50_% of the time

Alaverdi Area Program Assistant

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Assistant will maintain overall logistics of Area Program activities and events, including local level purchasing, administrative support, overall oversight to Area Program office and equipment maintenance and operations. He/ she will provide support related GIK (Gifts-in-Kind) recording, act as Contracting and People & Culture point person for Area Program staff.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordination:

  • Area Program event organization, including approved request receiving, scheduling venues and hotel arrangement, catering, problem solving,

  • Coordination of World Vision vehicle use and daily travel schedules of staff and car maintenance.

Purchasing:

  • Local level purchases for Area Program work scope.

Administrative Support:

  • Coordination of transporting goods to programs (including related paperwork), transportation coordination of beneficiaries to events on time.

Office Maintenance:

  • Overall coordination of maintenance of Area Program premises, minor repair of equipment and furniture.

GIK and Support Functions:

  • GIK warehouse keeping and software management, logistics coordination,

  • Prepare ToR (Terms of Reference) and contracts for local services, People & Culture paperwork for staff leaves and orders are prepared.

Support to Local Resource Development and Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Promote products through different platforms of collaboration, channels of distribution and social networks, including sales of the product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education degree, technical background is preferred,

  • At least 2 years’ experience in administration/ logistics related work,

  • Experience with national and international NGOs or similar organizations,

  • Driver’s licence and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationship with partners, vendors, strong communication and negotiation skills,

  • Ability to work with documents and databases,

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure,

  • Ability to think critically and reflect,

  • Commitment to continuous learning for self-development,

  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving skills,

  • Solid computer skills including: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and email,

  • High sense of responsibility,

  • Politeness, honesty, transparency and accountability,

  • Experience with international NGOs or other similar organizations,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 70% of time.

Amasia Area Program Officer

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Officer is responsible for implementation of activities of Technical Program and Projects in Area Program targeted communities and undertaking professional-sectorial responsibility for effective and proper implementation of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan activities. He/ she works with community members on daily basis for implementation of activities in specific sector, including capacity building of identified partners, networking with other stakeholders and making sure communities are willing to lead their own development processes. He/ she works on transition processes in Area Program (AP) based on the transition plan.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Program implementation:

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator and ensure quality implementation of technical program Detailed Implementation Plan at AP level agreed by AP Coordinator,

  • Implement activities that lead to transition of Area Program, based on the transition plan with supervision of AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager,

  • Implement grant and other projects’ piloting models and ensure their integration into overall Technical Program under supervision of AP Coordinator,

  • Ensure quality monitoring of all training/ capacity building events within the scope of Technical Program according to quality standards,

  • As AP team member, actively organize and participate in different meetings, events, initiatives, discussions, including feedback, reflection and learning related to or including the sector,

  • Ensure Sponsorship 2.0 integration in all programming, including local sponsorship quality implementation,

  • Support AP Coordinator in conducting local level advocacy actions in light of AP transition strategy,

  • Support AP Coordinator to administer relevant project budgets, discuss budget spending on monthly basis,

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator in designing and implementation of capacity building events for beneficiaries, stakeholders and partners,

  • Ensure complete preparation and timely submission of documentation related to his/ her tasks and activities at the assigned AP office location,

  • Actively participate in the Design/ Redesign processes of Area Program, team building and other organizational meetings.

Networking with stakeholders at AP level:

  • Build trustful relationship with community members and beneficiaries,

  • Support AP Coordinator in networking with stakeholders and potential actors in relevant sector in Area Program area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator conduct research on Technical Program priority issues and provide quality data for local level advocacy,

  • Raise the profile of World Vision Armenia at local level as key actor in child protection and social development area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator participate in formal and informal networks in respective sector to support ongoing and future collaboration and learning.

Learning and capacity building:

  • Share personal insights and learning with others to support individual and team learning about the program and local context,

  • Participate in exchange learning trips to other Area Programs to understand successes and lessons learnt.

Performance quality and quality reporting:

  • Develop monthly activity planning with AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager to ensure monthly workload and clearness of activities/ budget,

  • Ensure reporting of ongoing challenges to AP Coordinator and discussion on relevant solutions,

  • Ensure and promote Christian value-based approach in daily life and work,

  • Provide monthly reports (in required templates) on performance of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan components, success stories, photos and inputs to semi-annual/ annual reports,

  • Provide support and coordinate the work of social workers, other Area Program staff.

Support to Local Resource Development and World Vision Armenia Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Support in promotion of products through different platforms, channels, social networks, including sales of the product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education, bachelor’s degree in relevant sector,

  • Two years’ work experience in humanitarian organization,

  • Experience in community development,

  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point,

  • Good knowledge of English and Russian,

  • Understanding education, social and health sector in Armenia,

  • Proven ability in coordination of integrated program/ project interventions,

  • Confidence and ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with senior management in partner organizations and local government officials,

  • Ability and willingness to learn and support new initiatives,

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management,

  • Good networking skills, ability to maintain relationships with partners,

  • Ability to use reflective practice and promote its use for learning,

  • Ability to use critical thinking and analysis,

  • Strong presentation and communication skills,

  • Creative and innovative thinking,

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches,

  • Excellent coordination skills,

  • Driver’s license and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 80% of time,

  • Ability to move to relevant region during work week.

Gyumri Area Program Officer

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Officer is responsible for implementation of activities of Technical Program and Projects in Area Program targeted communities and undertaking professional-sectorial responsibility for effective and proper implementation of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan activities. He/ she works with community members on daily basis for implementation of activities in specific sector, including capacity building of identified partners, networking with other stakeholders and making sure communities are willing to lead their own development processes. He/ she works on transition processes in Area Program (AP) based on the transition plan.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Program implementation:

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator and ensure quality implementation of technical program Detailed Implementation Plan at AP level agreed by AP Coordinator,

  • Implement activities that lead to transition of Area Program, based on the transition plan with supervision of AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager,

  • Implement grant and other projects’ piloting models and ensure their integration into overall Technical Program under supervision of AP Coordinator,

  • Ensure quality monitoring of all training/ capacity building events within the scope of Technical Program according to quality standards,

  • As AP team member, actively organize and participate in different meetings, events, initiatives, discussions, including feedback, reflection and learning related to or including the sector,

  • Ensure Sponsorship 2.0 integration in all programming, including local sponsorship quality implementation,

  • Support AP Coordinator in conducting local level advocacy actions in light of AP transition strategy,

  • Support AP Coordinator to administer relevant project budgets, discuss budget spending on monthly basis,

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator in designing and implementation of capacity building events for beneficiaries, stakeholders and partners,

  • Ensure complete preparation and timely submission of documentation related to his/ her tasks and activities at the assigned AP office location,

  • Actively participate in the Design/ Redesign processes of Area Program, team building and other organizational meetings.

Networking with stakeholders at AP level:

  • Build trustful relationship with community members and beneficiaries,

  • Support AP Coordinator in networking with stakeholders and potential actors in relevant sector in Area Program area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator conduct research on Technical Program priority issues and provide quality data for local level advocacy,

  • Raise the profile of World Vision Armenia at local level as key actor in child protection and social development area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator participate in formal and informal networks in respective sector to support ongoing and future collaboration and learning.

Learning and capacity building:

  • Share personal insights and learning with others to support individual and team learning about the program and local context,

  • Participate in exchange learning trips to other Area Programs to understand successes and lessons learnt.

Performance quality and quality reporting:

  • Develop monthly activity planning with AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager to ensure monthly workload and clearness of activities/ budget,

  • Ensure reporting of ongoing challenges to AP Coordinator and discussion on relevant solutions,

  • Ensure and promote Christian value-based approach in daily life and work,

  • Provide monthly reports (in required templates) on performance of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan components, success stories, photos and inputs to semi-annual/ annual reports,

  • Provide support and coordinate the work of social workers, other Area Program staff.

Support to Local Resource Development and World Vision Armenia Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Support in promotion of products through different platforms, channels, social networks, including sales of the product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education, bachelor’s degree in relevant sector,

  • Two years’ work experience in humanitarian organization,

  • Experience in community development,

  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point,

  • Good knowledge of English and Russian,

  • Understanding education, social and health sector in Armenia,

  • Proven ability in coordination of integrated program/ project interventions,

  • Confidence and ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with senior management in partner organizations and local government officials,

  • Ability and willingness to learn and support new initiatives,

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management,

  • Good networking skills, ability to maintain relationships with partners,

  • Ability to use reflective practice and promote its use for learning,

  • Ability to use critical thinking and analysis,

  • Strong presentation and communication skills,

  • Creative and innovative thinking,

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches,

  • Excellent coordination skills,

  • Driver’s license and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 80% of time,

  • Ability to move to relevant region during work week.

Alaverdi Area Program Officer

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Officer is responsible for implementation of activities of Technical Program and Projects in Area Program targeted communities and undertaking professional-sectorial responsibility for effective and proper implementation of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan activities. He/ she works with community members on daily basis for implementation of activities in specific sector, including capacity building of identified partners, networking with other stakeholders and making sure communities are willing to lead their own development processes. He/ she works on transition processes in Area Program (AP) based on the transition plan.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Program implementation:

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator and ensure quality implementation of technical program Detailed Implementation Plan at AP level agreed by AP Coordinator,

  • Implement activities that lead to transition of Area Program, based on the transition plan with supervision of AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager,

  • Implement grant and other projects’ piloting models and ensure their integration into overall Technical Program under supervision of AP Coordinator,

  • Ensure quality monitoring of all training/ capacity building events within the scope of Technical Program according to quality standards,

  • As AP team member, actively organize and participate in different meetings, events, initiatives, discussions, including feedback, reflection and learning related to or including the sector,

  • Ensure Sponsorship 2.0 integration in all programming, including local sponsorship quality implementation,

  • Support AP Coordinator in conducting local level advocacy actions in light of AP transition strategy,

  • Support AP Coordinator to administer relevant project budgets, discuss budget spending on monthly basis,

  • Work closely with AP Coordinator in designing and implementation of capacity building events for beneficiaries, stakeholders and partners,

  • Ensure complete preparation and timely submission of documentation related to his/ her tasks and activities at the assigned AP office location,

  • Actively participate in the Design/ Redesign processes of Area Program, team building and other organizational meetings.

Networking with stakeholders at AP level:

  • Build trustful relationship with community members and beneficiaries,

  • Support AP Coordinator in networking with stakeholders and potential actors in relevant sector in Area Program area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator conduct research on Technical Program priority issues and provide quality data for local level advocacy,

  • Raise the profile of World Vision Armenia at local level as key actor in child protection and social development area,

  • Under the guidance of AP Coordinator participate in formal and informal networks in respective sector to support ongoing and future collaboration and learning.

Learning and capacity building:

  • Share personal insights and learning with others to support individual and team learning about the program and local context,

  • Participate in exchange learning trips to other Area Programs to understand successes and lessons learnt.

Performance quality and quality reporting:

  • Develop monthly activity planning with AP coordinator and Marz Program Manager to ensure monthly workload and clearness of activities/ budget,

  • Ensure reporting of ongoing challenges to AP Coordinator and discussion on relevant solutions,

  • Ensure and promote Christian value-based approach in daily life and work,

  • Provide monthly reports (in required templates) on performance of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan components, success stories, photos and inputs to semi-annual/ annual reports,

  • Provide support and coordinate the work of social workers, other Area Program staff.

Support to Local Resource Development and World Vision Armenia Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Support in promotion of products through different platforms, channels, social networks, including sales of the product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education, bachelor’s degree in relevant sector,

  • Two years’ work experience in humanitarian organization,

  • Experience in community development,

  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point,

  • Good knowledge of English and Russian,

  • Understanding education, social and health sector in Armenia,

  • Proven ability in coordination of integrated program/ project interventions,

  • Confidence and ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with senior management in partner organizations and local government officials,

  • Ability and willingness to learn and support new initiatives,

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management,

  • Good networking skills, ability to maintain relationships with partners,

  • Ability to use reflective practice and promote its use for learning,

  • Ability to use critical thinking and analysis,

  • Strong presentation and communication skills,

  • Creative and innovative thinking,

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches,

  • Excellent coordination skills,

  • Driver’s license and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 80% of time,

  • Ability to move to relevant region during work week.

Driver - Duhok

Driver

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Facilitate transport and ensure efficient and safe use of the vehicles in compliance with local and national traffic regulations and World Vision standards and policies.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure transportation of people and goods to and from field of activities, projects or programs

  • Clean vehicles on a daily basis or as required

  • Perform vehicle safety check before any use

  • Make sure vehicles have on board all required documents, the right equipment, adequate fuel and oil before any use, as required by World Vision standards and policies

  • Ensure the logbook is correctly and consistently filled out as required by World Vision policies

  • Report any vehicle dysfunction or failure, and request for service, repairs, fuel, oils, parts, etc. in a timely manner

  • Ensure the safety of all passengers in vehicle while driving including the use of seatbelts by all passengers before any movement of vehicles.

  • Make sure the vehicle is properly parked when not in use.

  • Perform any other tasks as required by the Supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • High school diploma.

  • At least 2 years’ experience driving with organizations.

  • Basic proficiency in oral English and full proficiency in written and oral in local languages.

  • Maintain polite and good communication with colleagues and visitors at all times.

  • A valid driver’s license.

  • Good physical and mental health in order to perform adequately the corresponding duties.

  • Be flexible to work long hours beyond working hours.

  • Ability to work in a multicultural environment.

  • Adherence to security protocols.

  • Basic vehicle mechanic skills.

Work Environment

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

  • Office based, travel required to other offices.

Syria Response Director , World Vision International

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To provide strategic leadership for the design, implementation and funding of World Vision’s Response across Syria, Jordan and Turkey to maximize impact in WVI’s programmatic work.

  • To organise and lead the Syria Response Senior Leadership Team, ensuring that the strategy is meeting desired goals and objectives while being well coordinated and integrated across countries in World Vision’s Syria Crisis Response.

  • To ensure proper portfolio management across response offices ensuring economy of scale; leveraging capacities and capabilities and maximizing synergies between program offices for a unified, effective and cost efficient response.

  • To represent World Vision and the Response externally as deemed appropriate.

  • To ensure that the overall response and each country response meets World Vision’s Disaster Management Standards and Enterprise Risk Management framework.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy/Plan:

  • Lead the development of the Syria Response (for the Syria, Jordan and Turkey programs) strategy that aligns with the overall World Vision Global Strategy, Our Promise.

  • Ensure strategic and operational alignment of all functions to meet humanitarian needs while taking into account operational feasibility and technical quality

  • Lead in assessment and implementation of enterprise risk management and business continuity contingency planning.

  • Working with Resource Development Unit (RDU), Finance and Operations ensure proper cost recovery in all grants and other funding streams.

  • Lead in the planning and acquisition of funding to implement the strategy.

  • Monitor appropriateness and implementation of strategy and operational plans.

  • Ensure that a clear exit or transition plan is established for each of the country programs in Syria, Jordan and Turkey within the Response as required.

Leadership & Management:

  • Promote World Vision’s vision, core values and key global Partnership standards and practices across offices and partner agencies.

  • Lead the Senior Leadership Team in a manner that facilitates a high performance culture, accountability, openness, strong relationships, integrity, decisiveness and fosters a spirit of team unity and synergy between program offices of the response (Syria, Jordan, and Turkey).

  • Ensure that the World Vision Response and its implementing partners have adequate implementing capacity, appropriate systems and processes and proper risk management requirements are in place, including standards for monitoring, escalating to and managing incidents.

  • Ensure an organisational structure that results in optimal efficiency and effectiveness, minimizing duplication and leveraging synergies between program offices.

  • Model a high standard of Christian leadership, maturity and integrity as an example to staff, and provide overall spiritual leadership for the Response team.

  • Ensure each program office implements World Vision’s performance management standards and principles for all staff.

  • Ensure internal communications mechanisms are in place so policies, information and decisions are shared with staff as appropriate.

Collaboration & Networking:

  • Establish and maintain collaborative relationships and partnerships with host government, bi-lateral donors, other NGOs, UN agencies, civil society and diverse faith-based organisations,

  • Prioritize high level external engagement with donors, UN Agencies, humanitarian community, UN Cluster system, other NGO’s and INGO’s, Support offices and other stakeholders to stimulate resource acquisition, maximize impact, foster coordination and partnering and profile raising for WVI.

  • Ensure that World Vision leadership receives timely information about areas of conflict that potentially affect World Vision’s presence and effectiveness.

  • Actively engage in relevant Response-wide, and Syria-related coordination mechanisms and, where relevant, consortium meetings, especially HCT and UN Clusters.

  • Ensure a strong advocacy capacity, in particular child-focused themes aligned with strategy and organisational priorities.

Ministry Standards/Accountability:

  • Ensure each office/country’s programme development and implementation are meeting World Vision priorities and standards.

  • Ensure that feedback and complaint mechanisms for beneficiaries, communities, other stakeholders and World Vision staff are in place and acted on in each country.

  • Ensure that all programmes are implemented, monitored and evaluated according to agreements with donors and other stakeholders.

  • Ensure (where applicable based on country programs) that a contextually relevant remote partner management system is in place, including monitoring, evaluation, reporting and accountability, to achieve maximum impact while doing no harm.

Finance & Compliance:

  • Ensure financial resources are managed according to agreements with donors and standards approved by World Vision.

  • Ensure that audit reports are responded to and recommendations implemented within approved / agreed timeframes.

  • Ensure efficient and effective organizational practices that would result in successful financial and operational audit scores.

  • Ensure a close, effective and supportive relationship is developed with the Business Support functions’ (Finance, Supply Chain, People & Culture and IT) Directors to improve efficiency and eliminate unapproved organisational obstructions.

  • Exercise good stewardship over all resources by maintaining sound internal controls, risk register, procedures and records according to WVI accountability standards.

Human Resources (People & Culture):

  • Ensure that HR policies are adapted and aligned with those of World Vision International.

  • Promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office.

  • Ensure that the quality of staff recruited and retained are at a level to meet the organisation’s overall performance expectations.

  • Ensure the establishment of staff care function and mechanism that supports staff well-being.

Security:

  • Ensure that World Vision’s security policies and protocols are implemented and monitored on a regular basis.

  • Ensure the ongoing monitoring of the external security environment.

  • Ensure experienced, high quality staffing of the security function.

Reporting & Knowledge Management:

  • Ensure that all internal and external reporting requirements are planned for and quality reports are submitted on time. This will include regular reporting on the situation, potential impact and risk, progress and development of the programme.

  • Ensure that communication products are developed and disseminated to internal and external audiences.

  • Ensure internal coordination & information sharing mechanisms result in improved staff awareness and performance.

  • Ensure each country office in Syria Response has a structured approach to meeting WV minimum quality standards and supporting programme improvement, reflection, learning and innovation.

General:

  • Perform other tasks assigned by the Regional Leader.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University degree or qualification in a relevant subject with a focus on team management, project management or other relevant skills.

  • Strong commitment to WV’s vision, mission and core values.

  • 5 + years proven experience with International NGOs in emergency relief, rehabilitation and transition programming.

  • Proven track record of leading multi-cultural teams in complex, culturally and politically-sensitive contexts.

  • Experience of working in a large matrixed organisation, and good understanding of how mutual accountability and collaboration works in such environments.

  • Proven track record of growing and managing multi-million dollar budgets.

  • Politically astute and well developed diplomatic skills (dealing with host governments, donors and staff).

  • Extensive experience in programme management and implementation of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated success as a collaborator and team builder committed to the transfer of knowledge.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.

  • Responsible steward of resources and assets.

  • Innovator and calculated risk taker.

  • Understands, values and promotes diversity to achieve organizational goals.

  • Knowledge of computer software such as MS Office and email programs.

  • Fluent in English (written and oral).

  • Experience in the Middle East.

  • Knowledge of Arabic will be helpful.

  • Full adherence to World Vision Adult Safeguarding, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Position requires willingness and ability to continue to function in unpredictable and potentially hostile environments.

  • At least 25% travel required.

Ijevan Area Program Assistant

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Assistant will maintain overall logistics of Area Program activities and events, including local level purchasing, administrative support, overall oversight to Area Program office and equipment maintenance and operations. He/ she will provide support related GIK (Gifts-in-Kind) recording, act as Contracting and People & Culture point person for Area Program staff.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordination:

  • Area Program event organization, including approved request receiving, scheduling venues and hotel arrangement, catering, problem solving,

  • Coordination of World Vision vehicle use and daily travel schedules of staff and car maintenance.

Purchasing:

  • Local level purchases for Area Program work scope.

Administrative Support:

  • Coordination of transporting goods to programs (including related paperwork), transportation coordination of beneficiaries to events on time.

Office Maintenance:

  • Overall coordination of maintenance of Area Program premises, minor repair of equipment and furniture.

GIK and Support Functions:

  • GIK warehouse keeping and software management, logistics coordination,

  • Prepare ToR (Terms of Reference) and contracts for local services, People & Culture paperwork for staff leaves and orders are prepared.

Support to Local Resource Development and Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Promote products through different platforms of collaboration, channels of distribution and social networks, including sales of the product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education degree, technical background is preferred,

  • At least 2 years’ experience in administration/ logistics related work,

  • Experience with national and international NGOs or similar organizations,

  • Driver’s licence and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationship with partners, vendors, strong communication and negotiation skills,

  • Ability to work with documents and databases,

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure,

  • Ability to think critically and reflect,

  • Commitment to continuous learning for self-development,

  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving skills,

  • Solid computer skills including: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and email,

  • High sense of responsibility,

  • Politeness, honesty, transparency and accountability,

  • Experience with international NGOs or other similar organizations,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 70% of time.

Noyemberyan Area Program Coordinator

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Coordinator will coordinate and manage the implementation of Technical Program and Projects in the Area Program (AP), build partnering relationship with Area Program state, and non-state bodies, work closely with all relevant stakeholders and community members locally, and carry out day-to-day coordination and implementation of respective Technical Program interventions and activities, including supervision and monitoring of efforts of assigned program support staff and service contractors for accomplishing program deliverables in compliance with the Technical Program log-frames, work-plans and budgets. He/ she will lead the area transition processes in Area Program based on the transition plan and will supervise the work of Area Program and support staff.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Program Implementation:

  • Implement Technical Program based on Detailed Implementation Plan and budget jointly with Area Program other staff members, ensuring timeliness, efficiency and good quality of work,

  • Work closely with Marz Program Manager, Technical Program Manager, Family Poverty Reduction Program Manager and Child and Family Development Services Program Manager to discuss current challenges and trends and come up with best solutions,

  • Ensure the transition of Area Program based on transition plan jointly with Marz Program Manager and Technical Program Managers,

  • Work closely and provide expertise to field staff and partners on child protection and other related issues identified through Sponsorship monitoring and beyond, ensuring case management follow up of all children, including Registered Children,

  • Develop ToRs (Terms of Reference) for service providers/ contractors, supervise and monitor delivery and quality of provided service,

  • Ensure accurate and timely spending of project budget within approved spending levels in collaboration with Marz Program Manager,

  • Work closely with AP Sponsorship coordinator to ensure Most Vulnerable Children, including Registered Children, participate and benefit from program interventions,

  • Ensure quality monitoring of all training/ capacity building events within the scope of the Program according to quality standards,

  • Ensure grant and other non-sponsorship funding projects high quality implementation and integration into overall program,

  • Ensure transition of good practices to other marzes through participation in different meetings, exchange visits and reflection sessions,

  • Coordinate the process of testing/ piloting new models if needed jointly with Marz Program Manager and Technical Program managers.

Networking with partners on local level:

  • Ensure networking and building strong relationship with potential partners of local level based on World Vision Armenia strategic outcomes,

  • Establish close and trustful relationship with stakeholders and community members. Ensure effective communication and guidance on respective Program strategic priorities including transition processes on local and marz level,

  • Raise the profile of World Vision Armenia strategic and transition priorities to advocate the issues on local and marz level.

Learning and capacity building:

  • Understand capacity building needs of subordinates. Develop capacity assessment and capacity building plan jointly with Marz Program Manager,

  • Design and conduct capacity building actions for AP staff, stakeholders and beneficiaries as required to ensure quality implementation of Technical Program,

  • Document and share personal and programmatic insights and learning with others to support individual and team learning about the program and local context.

Performance quality and reporting:

  • Carry out effective operational monthly planning with subordinates, with clear role/ task distribution for himself/ herself and assigned program support staff,

  • Provide monthly reports (in required templates) on performance of assigned Detailed Implementation Plan components and input for semi-annual narrative reports to Technical Program and Marz Program Managers, in compliance with Monitoring & Evaluation standard procedures,

  • Ensure proper communication exchange between Technical Program Managers, Marz Program Manager, Grant managers and other World Vision Armenia internal stakeholders,

  • Manage performance of direct reports based on agreed priorities and targets,

  • Duly conduct performance planning and evaluation of direct reports, including social workers, mobilizers and other AP staff.

Support to Local Resource Development and World Vision Armenia Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Support in promotion of products through different platforms of collaboration, channels of distribution and social networks, including sales of product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education in relevant discipline (e.g. development studies, human rights or related social science),

  • Three years’ work experience in humanitarian industry and community development,

  • Good computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, and Power Point,

  • Good knowledge of English and Russian,

  • Understanding and analysis of child protection, education and social sectors in Armenia,

  • Proven ability in coordination of integrated programs/ project interventions, strong presentation and communication skills,

  • Confidence and ability to deal effectively and diplomatically with senior management in partner organizations and local government officials,

  • Ability and willingness to learn and support new initiatives,

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management,

  • Ability to establish good relationships & networking with actors of child protection, social and education sectors,

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with the community,

  • Ability to use reflective practice and promote its use for learning,

  • Ability to use critical thinking and analysis,

  • Strategic, creative, and innovative thinking,

  • Understanding of community mobilization and empowerment principles and approaches,

  • Experience of work with social units and social work,

  • Experience of working with most vulnerable children and their families,

  • Experience of communicating with government and non-government organizations,

  • Driver’s license and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Ability to move to relevant region during work week,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 80% of time.

Child Protection Technical Programme Coordinator

Child Protection Technical Programme Coordinator

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives Established in 1950, World Vision operates in nearly 100 countries worldwide. It is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities, to overcome poverty and injustice. We pursue life in all its fullness for every child and serve all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender.

LOCATION

Tbilisi, Georgia

DURATION

One year with a possibility of prolongation.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

To coordinate and ensure the quality of the design, development, implementation and integration of Child Protection priorities in World Vision Georgia programmes. Contribute establishing and promoting relationship and partnership networks with Child Protection structures scaling up the common issues in these sectors. Provide technical support to Area Programs in Child Protection technical programme implementation.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

1. Child Protection technical programme and sector related projects design and implementation

  1. Assess and raise all issues related to CP sector as well as the capacity building needs of all actors in this sector;

  1. Establish systems, processes, contextualize models to support programs in having one common approach in solving the raised issues within the scope of CP;

  1. Ensure the quality monitoring of all training/capacity building events within the scope of CP according to the quality standards;

  1. Lead and facilitate sharing best practices within Area Programs and outside World Vision related to CP;

  1. Ensure the quality of implementation of the CP projects in Area Programs and alignment with World Vision Georgia CP technical approach;

  1. Actively participate in the Design/Redesign processes of the Area Programs and have input in new proposal writing processes;

  1. Support organizing and coordinating events related to CP sector (round tables, seminars, workshops etc...);

  1. Support Operations in testing/piloting new models relevant to CP.

2. Learning and capacity building

  1. Support in designing and implementation of capacity building events in CP sector;

  2. Design and conduct capacity building trainings for the Area Programs staff;

  3. Serve as point person from World Vision Georgia for cooperation with MEER relevant Learning Hub(s)

  4. Support and facilitate Area Programs CP point person's capacity building and development in the area.

    3. Networking with the CP actors on local levels

    1. Strategic relations and representation are maintained with the Government of Georgia and international community in the scope of all projects implemented;

  1. Support the Programs in networking with the relevant actors in CP sectors;

  2. Provide up to date information about sector specifics to the Program team.

4. Support to Strategy development

  • Ensure that World Vision Georgia programming in the CP sector is in line with WV South Caucasus/WVI/WVG, international and national quality standards and legislation;

  • Ensure that World Vision Georgia program implementation in CP sector is impact driven;

  • Support and inform the National Strategy directions in the field.

5. Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs

To be aware and prepared to participate in implementation of the NO Disaster Preparedness Plan.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

The following knowledge, skills, and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience, or on-the-job training:

Education:

Bachelor’s degree preferably in Law and/or social/political science/psychology

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Knowledge of Child protection related legislation

  • Knowledge of Design, monitoring and evaluation techniques and procedures

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure, efficient task prioritization and time management

  • Good relationships/networking with the actors of the CP sector

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationships with the community

  • Experience and skills in training facilitation

  • Good communication, presentation skills (oral and written)

  • Excellent coordination skills

  • Analytical skills

  • Leadership Skills

  • Computer literacy (MS Office: WORD, EXCEL, PP, e-mail, Internet)

  • Excellent writing skills (Georgian and English)

  • Ability and willingness to learn new things and support new initiatives

  • Ability to engage in personal learning and development

Work Environment:

Should be ready for internal and external travels for the minimum 25% of working time.

Experience:

  • Experience of working in the child-related sectors and programs

Outreach Facilitator (Tyre)

Subject to receipt of funds

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to coordinate the implementation of the program in putting together project goals that meets World Vision standards and policies in addressing children needs in a sustainable manner that leaves considerable positive impact on the targeted beneficiaries.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

60%

Facilitate project’s implementation

Projects activities are implemented as per the developed action plan

  • Conduct meetings with key stakeholders to engage them about the project interventions and agree on their contributions in order to ensure sustainability

  • Network with local NGOs, municipalities, schools, community centers, and communities

  • Map available educational, health and protection services.

  • Handle Mapping and assessing potential beneficiaries to the relevant project’s programs

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

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

  • Implement parenting sessions targeting parents

  • Distribute Kits to parents

  • Support the center supervisor and teachers in conducting cyclic meetings for parents of children attending ECE and BLN activities, to follow up on their improvement.

  • Plan and prepare logistics for all outreach activities

  • Full coordination with the project manager to ensure proper implementation of the project.

10%

Ensure children’s safety and protection

Children attending the activities are protected and safe

  • Work in compliance with and respect of the principles of Child Protection and confidentiality, working with refugee and host communities with sensitivity

  • Identify key protection issues or threats affecting children and communities and raise them to project manager.

  • Ensure the implementation of solution measures affecting the threats.

  • Identify safety issues or protection concerns and raise to project manager and when necessary follow-up with the risk manager on the safety and security of the chosen locations.

  • Identify children requiring case management and ensure safe referral to case management agencies or service providers in coordination with project Officer.

25%

Handle tracking, reporting on activities and filing

Progress reports are done and submitted as per the required deadline

  • Ensure related means of verifications (MOV) including attendance sheets, pre posttests, evaluation documents… are in place for each activity..

  • Enter related MOV into the system.

  • Prepare weekly activities planning, activities report and monthly operational progress reports

  • Prepare and update the list of items to be purchased in coordination with project manager.

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.

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

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

  • One year previous experience.

  • Experience in project implementation, monitoring and report writing.

  • Excellent written and spoken English. Knowledge or Arabic language is an added advantage.

  • Candidates must have skills in working with people of all ages and social groups;

  • Strong interpersonal skills and a sense of responsibility

  • High integrity in social interactions

  • Preference to candidate with field experience in South Lebanon region

  • Excellent communication, reporting, and pro-active negotiation skills

  • Skilled at working with local communities and authorities

  • Understanding of policies concerning Child Protection

  • Good verbal and written communication skills, with thorough knowledge of Arabic and English

  • Willing to travel within the region 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.

  • 75% field work and 25% 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.

Noyemberyan Area Program Assistant

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Area Program Assistant will maintain overall logistics of Area Program activities and events, including local level purchasing, administrative support, overall oversight to Area Program office and equipment maintenance and operations. He/ she will provide support related GIK (Gifts-in-Kind) recording, act as Contracting and People & Culture point person for Area Program staff.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Coordination:

  • Area Program event organization, including approved request receiving, scheduling venues and hotel arrangement, catering, problem solving,

  • Coordination of World Vision vehicle use and daily travel schedules of staff and car maintenance.

Purchasing:

  • Local level purchases for Area Program work scope.

Administrative Support:

  • Coordination of transporting goods to programs (including related paperwork), transportation coordination of beneficiaries to events on time.

Office Maintenance:

  • Overall coordination of maintenance of Area Program premises, minor repair of equipment and furniture.

GIK and Support Functions:

  • GIK warehouse keeping and software management, logistics coordination,

  • Prepare ToR (Terms of Reference) and contracts for local services, People & Culture paperwork for staff leaves and orders are prepared.

Support to Local Resource Development and Marketing:

  • Support in identifying and building relationships with potential donors in marzes and Yerevan,

  • Contribute to development of marketing products,

  • Promote products through different platforms of collaboration, channels of distribution and social networks, including sales of the product,

  • Promote World Vision fundraising efforts and events through personal networks and social media via arranging meetings, pitching sessions, presentations,

  • Prepare reports, if needed.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Higher education degree, technical background is preferred,

  • At least 2 years’ experience in administration/ logistics related work,

  • Experience with national and international NGOs or similar organizations,

  • Driver’s licence and driving experience is an advantage,

  • Ability to establish and maintain relationship with partners, vendors, strong communication and negotiation skills,

  • Ability to work with documents and databases,

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and work under pressure,

  • Ability to think critically and reflect,

  • Commitment to continuous learning for self-development,

  • Strong interpersonal skills and problem solving skills,

  • Solid computer skills including: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and email,

  • High sense of responsibility,

  • Politeness, honesty, transparency and accountability,

  • Experience with international NGOs or other similar organizations,

  • Willingness to be flexible with hours when necessary and ability to travel locally up to 70% of time.