World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Guatemala

World Vision Guatemala,forma parte de World Vision International, una organización cristiana de ayuda humanitaria, desarrollo y promoción de la justicia, dedicada a trabajar a favor de la niñez, las familias y comunidades en áreas rurales y vulnerables para disminuir la pobrezay promover la justicia en diversos niveles.

En Guatemalatrabajamos desde hace 40 años, durante los cuales hemos implementado programas y proyectos de desarrollo transformador para reducir la pobreza y la injusticia en 257 comunidades de 10 departamentos del país, impactando positivamente la vida de más de 73,599 niños y sus familias.

Nuestra Causa:

“Una niñez protegida, promotora de una sociedad más justa y segura”

Para contribuir a mejorar el nivel de bienestar de la niñez, nuestro trabajo se enfoca en el desarrollo de acciones integrales y sostenibles a través de modelos en las áreas de:

Salud y Nutrición

Protección

Educación

Desarrollo Económico

Advocacy  e  Incidencia

Prevención y Manejo de Emergencias (HEA)

Estos modelos son implementados a través de una plataforma de valores y principios que nos permiten promover el bien común en los niños, sus familias y comunidades, sin distinción de religión,raza, grupo étnico o género.

Con la fe en Dios, colaboradores y amigos de World Vision Guatemala, deseamos cumplir los Resultados de Bienestar de la Niñez para lograr la vida en plenitud para todas las niñas y niños.

Oportunidades Laborales

Gracias por su interés en formar parte delequipo de World Vision Guatemala.

Si desea conocer nuestras oportunidades laboralespuede buscar las opcionesa través del buscador que aparece al lado derecho, o bien dando click en el botón que aparece en la parte inferior de esta página“VEA NUESTROS TRABAJOS Y APLIQUE”

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Procedimiento para Aplicar:

  • Crear su registro de usuario.
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  • Complete la información requerida, adjunte su Curriculum  y de click al botón que aparece al final  “Presentar su Candidatura”
  • La oficina de Gente y Cultura  se pondrá  en contacto con usted.

Agradecemos su interés.

Talent and Leadership Director, VisionFund International

*Preferred position locations: London, Kenya, Federal Way-WA, USA or Monrovia, USA where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The role provides a strong mix of strategic and operational experience to VisionFund’s dedicated global staff. Developing leaders, high-potential talent and a highly effective workforce across the Network will be key to the success of the VisionFund strategy and Our Promise. Reporting to Global People & Culture and Governance Director, this role, together with the VFI executives, and in alignment with World Vision Talent Management strategy and processes, will be responsible for building Talent and Leadership strategies that are purpose-driven, performance-oriented, and principles-led.

The role will lead the development of Vision Fund’s leadership academy and Talent Management strategy to ensure VisionFund has a strong leadership pipeline and is able to attract and retain highpotential leaders with the necessary development support. Talent and Leadership strategies will support both strategic and operational effectiveness, they will foster a collective agile and learning culture where high potentials are enabled to thrive.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic and Operational Effectiveness:

  • Building a robust organizational leadership framework and core competencies scorecard to track and strengthen organizational capabilities.

  • Developing and maintain tools in order to align organizational needs and gaps.

  • Developing a talent strategy that identifies and cultivate a talent pool for the organisation of tomorrow organizational mindsets and behaviors.

  • Developing and collaborating with World Vision, VFI specific talent initiatives to foster succession planning and identify ‘high potential’ talent for longer term development planning.

  • Designing and implement an effective Talent Review processes to ensure VFI has the capability required to drive future strategic goals.

  • Forecasting future leadership needs and coordinating that with overall workforce planning.

  • Contribute to talent identification, leadership recruitment and selection.

Agile and Learning Culture:

  • Developing VisionFund’s leadership academy programme that fosters a high performing culture of excellence.

  • Influencing organisational culture and engagement by strengthening VisionFund’s brand and utilizing core competencies for staff and leaders.

  • Delivering on the diversity and inclusivity goals of organization to foster a learning culture, based on curiosity, engagement, insight and determination.

  • Developing and utilizing (already available) talent management and culture tools and practices that foster growth and collaboration between leaders.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Track record in designing and successfully implementing Talent Management and Review processes and resultant initiatives in complex international organizations.

  • Proven in the review of and establishment of leadership development frameworks across a ‘group’; functional and regional basis, building an ‘organizational way’ of leadership.

  • Strong expertise in learning and development and capacity development in complex organizational settings.

  • Senior HR executive with extensive experience in provide HR capability to senior executives, presidents/CEO’s and Boards.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially at Executive level.

  • High service / customer orientation and commercial mind-set.

  • Strong Cross-Cultural Communication, Facilitation, Coaching and development skills across major cultural areas.

  • Understanding of business needs and drivers and ability to deliver value added solutions.

  • Bias for action and capacity to deliver efficiently and effectively. Capability in project managing multiple complex strategies across a complex organization and multiple geographies.

  • Clear and positive Christian faith commitment and capacity to provide leadership and guidance in this area.

  • University degree in HR, Business or related field. A relevant Master’s degree would be considered desirable, coupled with extensive senior and executive level HR management.

  • Innovative and problem-solving skills and capacity to deliver under pressure; pragmatism; persistence.

  • Relevant field experience and understanding of the wider context within which VFI operates.

  • Related Global HR certification desirable.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20 % of the time.

Director – Global Fleet Management

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.


PURPOSE OF POSITION:


World Vision is one of the world’s largest INGOs, with over 37,000 staff operating in nearly 100 countries. The organisation delivers humanitarian aid to populations in some of the most challenging and complex environments, transportation and fleet operations are critical to the delivering our programmes. World Vision has a diverse global fleet of well over 10,000 standard vehicles and an equal number of motorcycles, it also includes drilling rigs and water craft. The total fleet portfolio represents one of the largest asset groups in the organisation.

The ‘Director – Global Fleet Management (GFM)’ is the global leader responsible for developing and driving organizational fleet strategy and ensuring current industry practice is implemented in relation to the procurement, operation and disposal of World Visions fleet. The role holder will be expected to lead the GFM team in working collaboratively across the organisation to deliver agile and flexible ‘end to end’ transportation solutions for World Visions operations.

World Vision is committed to operating its global fleet resources safely, cost effectively and with a reduced environmental impact. The role has a particular focus on Fleet Safety, ensuring our drivers and vehicles operate safely in challenging contexts where our staff and vulnerable road users are at the greatest risk.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:


Fleet Strategy & Practice Development:

  • Lead the development and implementation of global fleet management strategies. Ensuring Global Fleet Management (GFM) practices are in alignment with WV Fleet, Procurement and Financial policies and internationally accepted current practice.

  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to ensure that the WV fleet strategy aligns with expected organisational outcomes and reflects the values and vison of WVI.


Strategic Fleet Management:

  • Provide leadership, operational guidance and support to the global fleet team (direct & matrix management). Ensuring GFM is providing end to end transport solutions as a trusted business partner to the wider organisation.

  • Develop Fleet Safety initiatives aimed at reducing harm to staff and vulnerable road users, with particular focus on fatal Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs).

  • Explore the development of road safety programme opportunities with donors & suppliers.

  • Drive continuous improvement and innovation in GFM frameworks. Develop quality assurance and performance metrics across fleet management systems and procedures.

  • Identify significant risks and organisational gaps in fleet current practice and develop appropriate mitigation plans to protect the fleet function. Ensure risks are communicated with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).

  • Drive the development of adaptive, agile and dynamic fleet management solutions that focus on delivery at the ‘grass roots level’, employing appropriate change management techniques when required.

  • Develop technology solutions to monitor fleet assets, operational use and disposal.


Relationship Management:

  • Drive high standards and performance through setting clear direction and empowering and influencing others.

  • Regular liaison with senior Global Supply Chain (GSC) managers, Global Field Operations (GFO) regional & programme level managers.

  • Act as a strategic link for the promotion of sound fleet practice for National Offices, Regional Offices and Response operations.

  • Regularly liaise with the wider Fleet network on emerging issues and provide a conduit to escalate concerns to senior leaders.

  • Actively contribute to internal and external forums, working groups and networks related to fleet management.

  • Work closely with members of the Corporate Security team promoting mutual learning, support and accountability.


Capacity Building:

  • Develop appropriate workforce & succession planning that ensures the organisations ability to deliver transport solutions in fluid high risk environments.

  • Oversee the development and implementation of global capacity building plan for operational fleet management.

  • Engage with senior leaders to raise the awareness of fleet management protocols and practice.

  • Develop a professional culture of innovation, learning and mentoring. WVI should be seen as the ‘employer of choice’ for INGO fleet professionals.


Knowledge Management & Quality Assurance:

  • Promote alignment with WV Fleet Management Policy.

  • Drive the process of continuous learning on current international accepted practice in fleet management & analysis, identifying tools and processes that can be implemented into WV operations globally.

  • Encourage mutual learning on fleet management issues at a Regional and Global level.

  • Assist in the facilitation of and coordination of global fleet information sharing forum/network that promotes the embedding of sound fleet management practice into all layers of WV’s programmes.

  • Facilitate the documentation of best practice and contribute to the community of practice and centre of excellence.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:


  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification (Bachelor’s Degree or similar) in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain, or general Business Management.

  • Recognised Industry Qualification in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain (or Business Project Management experience).

  • Suitable transferable qualifications from Military, Government or Private Sector.

  • Significant senior management experience (8-10yrs) in Humanitarian Operations involving Fleet Management or Logistics would be considered.

  • Proven ability and experience (8-10yrs) in fleet management or logistics at a senior level across a large complex international organization, with strong change management experience.

  • Proven experience in Financial Cost Centre management.

  • Procurement, Supply Chain or Logistics experience.

  • Understanding of Humanitarian operations.

  • Proven experience in managing coaching and developing staff.


Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Recognised Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain Qualification (or Business Project Management experience).

  • Experience in fleet management optimization and sound understanding of the transport industry.

  • Previous experience in contract negotiation and supply arrangements with vehicle suppliers.

  • Experience in fleet management/operations within the Humanitarian sector.

  • Proven people leader with the ability to influence widely across a diverse organisation.

  • Previous experience in managing complex cost centers with Business analysis skills.

  • Proven business acumen and political savvy, must know how to get things done through formal and informal channels.

  • Skillful communicator with advanced influencing skills that can transcend boundaries and work effectively across all levels of a complex organization.

  • Ability to operate effectively and responsively in a fast changing, ambiguous environment and deal with high pressure situations calmly and with energy and resilience while managing multiple priorities and deadlines.


Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 35% of the time to potentially high risk operational areas.

  • Flexibility in work hours is expected.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.

*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.

*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.

World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.

If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.

If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

  • 5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.

  • Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

  • Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

  • Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

  • Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.

When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.

Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist

National Director, WV Guatemala

BACKGROUND:

World Vision Guatemala / Fundacion Vision Mundial Guatemala (FVMG) has a successful track record of implementing transformational development programmes and projects in Guatemala for more than 40 years. In Guatemala, we are the most recognized NGO in the country as a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. For good.

In Guatemala, World Vision has a special focus on improving the welfare of children, especially in health and education; strengthening the capacity of families to improve livelihoods and resilience; and reinforcing community organisation for social management and advocacy at the municipal and national levels. During FY2018, World Vision Guatemala was active in 537 communities throughout the country, impacting the lives of over 400 thousand children from the most vulnerable communities.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

As National Director, World Vision Guatemala / Fundación Vision Mundial Guatemala (FVMG), you will be charged with overseeing and launching a new organisational cycle for World Vision in Guatemala— bringing major changes in the country’s structural and financial model by increasing our focus in local fundraising to create self-sustainability and acting as a platform organisation that mobilises Christian partners, churches and organisations to contribute significantly towards children’s development and well-being. These changes will achieve an increased impact in the life of the most vulnerable children in Guatemala, with special focus of impacting more children by FY2021.

  • Strong focus on social marketing and fundraising actions through individual donations, funds from companies, governments, foundations, and multilateral institutions.

  • Mobilization of churches and Christian organisations, so they can join and promote actions towards the development and protection of children and adolescents.

  • Positioning of FVMG at national, regional (LAC) and international levels as a Christian organisation that protects and promotes children and adolescents’ rights.

  • Strong leadership in acquisition and management of grants, in addition to strengthening relationships with institutional and individual donors.

  • Operation in digital environments, with intensive use of innovative technology.

  • Lean organisational structure with low operational costs and high effectiveness in promoting an impact on the lives of children and adolescents.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure FVMG’s contribution to the 5 strategic mandates of World Vision’s Global Strategy – Our Promise (i. Deepen our commitment to the most vulnerable children; ii. Focus our ministry on a few areas; iii. Advocate on behalf of children; iv. Deliver high-quality, sustainable funding; v. Live out our Christian Faith with boldness and humility).

  • Ensure Guatemala’s strategy is aligned with World Vision’s global strategic priorities and expectations agreed with the World Vision Advisory Council.

  • Develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of- and advocate for change in- key issues within the specific context in favor of children.

  • Ensure excellent standards in the management of the human, financial, capital and technical resources of the organisation, which includes inspiring and setting high standards of work and clear performance indicators and accountability to stakeholders.

  • Ensure organisational sustainability by ongoing predictive success planning (funding, ministry, organisational development, leadership pipeline, leadership development).

  • Promote World Vision’s Mission, Vision, Core Values and key ministry Standards and Practices among the staff and partners and ensure these are the core foundation of World Vision Guatemala strategies and work.

  • Be a model of a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry, and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships, and provide spiritual guidance to staff by the World Vision’s mission, vision and core values. Inspire staff to support Christian identity, commitments, and witness.

  • Promote a culture of innovation and agility in order to respond timely to external challenges and expectations and ensure relevance.

  • Promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office that is sustainable for growth and high performance.

  • Build an organisational culture, which leverages respect, value and promotes gender, age, and ethnic diversity.

  • Contribute to the global pool of workforce of the global World Vision organisation by sourcing, recruiting or building committed, competent talents from within the country.

Lead the implementation of World Vision Guatemala's new transition process, thus ensuring the achievement of necessary goals to become a relevant and self-sustainable organisation to contribute to the wellbeing of most vulnerable children in Guatemala:

  • Design and ensure the execution and adaptation of a transition process according to internal and external context for continuous relevance in Guatemala.

  • Strengthen the integration and alignment of marketing and programming for coordinated design and promotion of products and programmes.

  • Strengthen all needed skills and organisational approaches needed for self-sustainability.

  • Practice an adaptive leadership open to collaborative analysis and addressing challenges and conflicts timely.

  • Ensure timely, effective and appropriate organisational internal communications strategy in World Vision Guatemala.

  • Establish an intentional approach to change management through a strategy or plan.

Lead dialogues and negotiations with other World Vision – Global Center entities (Strategy Implementation Office, Global Operations, Global Treasure, Resource Development, etc.) and Support/Fundraising Offices (World Vision US and World Vision Canada):

  • Ensure implementation and compliance to the World Vision global organisation/Partnership Performance Management Standards and Principles.

  • Negotiate and influence stakeholders in World Vision representing the best interests of Guatemala children.

Collaborate and build strategic relationships with Christian leaders, governments, corporations, NGOs and the civil society in order to support World Vision Guatemala’s ministry; for the following purposes:

  • Advocacy agenda - promote integral well-being and protection with a tenderness of childhood, through the incidence of public politics that impact childhood.

  • Institutional relations for the acquisition of resources and partners.

  • Enable and support programmes in the country by government agencies at all levels.

  • Media relations; ensure that World Vision and Child Well-Being and protection agenda is promoted appropriately.

Practice twin citizenship (Dedicated to both World Vision Guatemala and the greater global World Vision organisation as a “Twin-Citizen”), with effective participation in international forums, events, and campaigns:

  • Act as a Twin Citizen and global leader ensuring that World Vision Guatemala participates in global processes and decisions and allocates resources and talent were most needed, Partnership wide.

  • Source best practices and strategic services available Partnership wide, be aware of and apply relevant innovative approaches.

  • Build strong relationships with the Board.

  • Support the Chair of the World Vision Guatemala Advisor Council in strengthening organisational governance.

  • Support the Chair of the World Vision Guatemala Advisor Council in coordinating Council meetings, and in maintaining a pool of contacts from which to draw future Council members.

  • Support Advisor Council Chair and Advisory Council members in succession plans.

Lead World Vision Guatemala’s staff, thus promoting their commitment and high performance towards the institution’s objectives:

  • Ensure that World Vision Guatemala functions in a contextualised, complementary, sensitive and cohesive manner.

  • Establish and ensure a collaborative working environment across areas and teams.

  • Lead and prepare others for taking decisions and lead organisational processes in order to ensure and promote organisational agility.

  • Build sustainability through the growth and development of staff and leadership capability and effective organisational succession planning for all leadership roles including the National Director and Senior Leadership Team.

  • Inspire, motivate, accompany and develop the Senior Leadership Team.

  • Ensure formation to the leadership team so they can face change and have management capacities.

Lead the management of the organisational model in order to ensure the staff’s commitment and high performance, besides discipline in the execution of initiatives related to the new model:

  • Ensure that World Vision Guatemala operations provide relevant impact in the country and region.

  • Lead the development and execution of the country strategy through programme approaches and operating plans with clear, measurable short-term and long-term targets.

  • Ensure organisational compliance to the country Government standards and laws for World Vision operations in the country.

  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and support to the team for developing and implementing excellent donor experience and acquisition of Ministry funds.

  • Identify new opportunities and forge alliances that lead to optimisation of the resources.

  • Ensure effective stewardship and accountability of World Vision and other donor resources, finances and people.

  • Ensure efficient and effective organisational practices, which result in a successful financial and operational audit rating.

  • Promote and model a high level of transparency, integrity and zero tolerance to fraud.

  • Ensure office is in compliance with local legal requirements and standards.

  • Represent World Vision Guatemala in courts, if required.

  • Provide direction for integrating private and public funds to maximize results and respond to community needs in the most effective and efficient way.

  • Have overall responsibility for assessment of risks and the development of risk management planning to mitigate risks to World Vision Guatemala operations, staff, assets, and programmes.

  • Maintain complete accountability to the Advisory Council and Regional leadership on the management of risks facing the organisation.

Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA):

  • Maintain the capacity to respond to natural and man-made emergencies in coordination with the HEA team.

  • Collaborate with HEA Regional Director in determining the appropriate level of emergency response in country.

  • Oversee relief efforts, as and when they arise and work in partnership with HEA response teams. Build in-country relief response capacity to ensure adequate disaster mitigation, management and response.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree in Management, Social Sciences, Engineering or equivalent required.

  • 8-10 years in a senior management position or similar executive position required; specifically in the areas of strategy and planning, financial management, risk management, people development and management, and management of organisational processes focusing on results delivery.

  • Experience leading organisational change management innovation and processes.

  • Proven experience and knowledge in marketing and fundraising, mostly using new digital technology.

  • A track record of successful networking with government, humanitarian sector, private sector, field operations organisations, and children focused organisations.

  • Proven communication and negotiation skills with key internal and external stakeholders at national and international levels, with a required fluency oral and written in Spanish and English.

  • Strong Christian leader with the ability and experience to inspire spiritual leadership internally and externally; knowledge and relationship with Christian and Evangelical and Catholic churches—the ability to interact proactively with the Christian sector in various faith expressions.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.