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Current Opportunities

WASH & Construction Advisor

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : WASH and Construction Advisor

Reporting to : WASH Technical Manager

Grade Level : 16

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of position

Ensure effective technical leadership and proper coordination of design & construction works of WASH and non-WASH infrastructure, proper implementation and monitoring of WASH activities in Kenya that is acceptable and comply to regulation, offer quality assurance and risk management for high quality projects that meet recognized standards, mentoring and building the capacity of WASH technical colleagues & full participation in proposal writing towards catalyzing, full attainment of child wellbeing aspirations. This role will contribute to increasing Water & sanitation coverage and hygiene promotion, and proper infrastructure development in efforts towards achieving SDG 6: to ensure availability and sustainable management of water and sanitation for all.

Major Responsibilities

Technical Leadership, Coordination and Implementation (45%)

  • Provide overall technical leadership to all World Vision Kenya WASH & Construction and ground Water Development.

  • Preparation of Feasibility Studies, Preliminary and Detailed Design as well as Design Reviews for water and sanitation infrastructures (intakes, boreholes, pumping stations, reservoirs, water distribution networks, treatment plants) and structural work.

  • Preparation of tender Documents, BOQs, Specifications and Conditions of Contracts in line with FIDIC contracts and World Vision WASH Business guidelines

  • Support in the registration of all World Vision Kenya WASH projects with NCA as required and ensure full handover of the project to relevant stakeholders when completed.

  • Provide innovative and technical support for effective implementation of all WASH grant/sponsorship projects and Construction.

  • Ensure that business processes related to initiatives developed in coordination with other National Office (NO) WASH team are adhered to by the relevant APs or project areas.

  • Support the implementation of approved Rural water management guidelines for improved governance and sustainability of World Vision Kenya WASH projects.

  • Provide technical leadership in water resource mapping, environmental protection and conservation through water shed management, reforestation and other best practices.

  • Coordinate in the development, approval and implementation of water safety plans and disaster risk management plans for all the water supply projects.

  • Ensure that WASH business processes, standards and guidelines related to WASH and Construction initiatives are effectively applied in project implementation.

  • Support development of technically sound funding proposals through provision of information & data and review in collaboration with ADP Managers and other sector specialists.

  • Facilitates, coordinate and support the GIS processes & strategies and the continuous use of the mWater platform by field level WASH staff.

Project Effectiveness, reporting and Budget Utilization (35%)

  • Oversee quality and effectiveness of WASH project activities as per the design and guidelines in full compliance with GOK, WHO, SPHERE, WASREB and other relevant partnership and international standards and guidelines;

  • Ensure relevant projects meet or exceed planned outcomes and targets

  • Ensure appropriate monitoring tools are developed, reviewed, approved and disseminated to all WASH colleagues for implementation

  • Conduct frequent field monitoring visits to APs implementing the relevant projects and facilitation of visiting delegations/donors

  • Monitor effective and efficient utilization of all WASH & construction budgets

  • Work closely with WASH regional coordinators and AP/project team leads to implement response plans regarding all financial and operational audit findings of the projects initiatives, and take the needed measures to prevent such findings from recurring in the future.

  • Participate in enterprise risk management activities for all the WASH activities in the AP’s and implement improvement action plans required.

  • In liaison with the DMEAL and NO WASH team, develop TOR and other tools for grant projects monitoring and evaluations as required.

  • Review and consolidate monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual, and end of projects reports and ensure that the reports are prepared in a timely manner and in accordance with donors and World Vision Kenya requirements/strategy.

  • Document and disseminate lessons learnt and best practices on completed initiatives and projects.

  • Facilitate regular WASH & Construction progress meetings in consultation with Regional WASH coordinators.

  • Ensure proper acquisition, handling and maintenance of all WASH related assets by designated staff at all times.

Advocacy, Engagement and Partnership (15%)

  • Foster linkage with relevant partners and support offices

  • Collaborate with Ministry of Water, NCA, WASREB, EBK, KETREB and other relevant departments in providing technical support and assistance to the World Vision Kenya WASH projects

  • Represent World Vision Kenya in strategic WASH and Construction stakeholder forums/meetings at Global, National and County level.

  • Support implementing staff to successfully engage with key internal and external stakeholders, including other World Vision Kenya entities, Community, church and other civil society representatives in order to maximize the impact of interventions

  • In collaboration with Resource Acquisition and Management (RAM) participate in appropriate donor engagement activities

  • Support timely development of funding proposals in line with donor requirements and World Vision Kenya standards in collaboration with Area Program leadership, other NO WASH team members and RAM.

Other 5%

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering/Water Engineering. Master’s degree in a relevant field as an added advantage

  • Must Be a registered Graduate with EBK/KETREB or professional Engineer with EBK.

  • Minimum 7 years’ overall experience in Engineering project design, tender development, planning and implementation and supervising & reporting on integrated development with bias in WASH projects.

  • At least 3 years’ experience at a senior position providing technical leadership in WASH and construction activities in the water sector with multiple stakeholders and multi-layered teams.

  • Proven experience in water supply, improved operational efficiency, Operation and Maintenance of water project, and implementation of water supply sustainable models for rural water management.

  • Prior experience in engaging with donors, government institutions e.g. WASREB, WSTF etc and other WASH related civil societies

  • Result orientated leader who can handle heavy work load as well as manage and satisfy multiple and at times conflicting organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands,

  • Expertise in Water resource management, disaster Risk Management and water safety plans for WASH projects. This includes Water Quality Testing, Monitoring and reporting.

  • Good experience in construction contract project design and management – FIDIC understanding.

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

  • Knowledge and application of auto/arch CAD, Epanet and GIS

  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Microsoft Outlook

  • Ability to take initiative as team leader & able to work with minimum supervision

Operations Director

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Reporting to : National Director

Provides Supervision to : 4 Regional Managers, Senior Manager Disaster Management Team, Senior Manager Sponsorship Operations, Project Director – IMARA Grant, Chief of Party – Tumikia Mtoto Project, National Grants Coordinators, Grants Compliance Manager

Job Grade : 18

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of the position:

The Operations Director is responsible for strategic leadership and results-based management of World Vision Kenya’s field operations, including line-management of all sponsorship funded programs, grants and PNS projects, technical programs, Disaster Management (including the Refugee Response), and Faith & Development initiatives.

To provide overall leadership to the operations team, fostering an enabling environment to support World Visions strategic priorities and imperatives. To develop and operationalize systems that promote integration and ensure timely, effective implementation of the programmes portfolio of projects in pursuit of Child Well-Being. To oversee the implementation of systems, infrastructure, and capacity building to address core security requirements and staff care. To spearhead external engagement in order to position the organization to sustain and grow and to influence and promote coordination with key stakeholders.

The position is accountable for the following:

  • To provide leadership, support and coordination to all operations in World Vision Kenya to ensure efficient and effective program implementation so as to meet the goals and objectives of World Vision and community partners, in alignment with the National Strategy.

  • To develop and lead a team of competent staff, with strong spiritual commitment, good professional skills, and excellent team leadership skills as they manage all operations of World Vision Kenya.

  • To ensure that the standards of representation, design quality, implementation, grant management, monitoring and reporting are such that World Vision Kenya is seen as a partner of choice for World Vision Support Offices and Donor Agencies in chosen sectors of intervention.

  • To ensure the integration of all projects and programs, such that a true holistic approach to transformational development is found in the design, implementation, monitoring & evaluation of the work of World Vision Kenya with communities and local partners.

In order to successfully do so, the Operations Director must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Strategic Management (20%)

  • Stay abreast of, analyze and advise the National Director on trends in programming, operational, country and donor environments to facilitate strategic decision making and planning.

  • Provide leadership in the development, application and monitoring of strategies and plans, in alignment with WVK’s 5-year strategic plan and global “Our Promise” strategy framework.

  • Ensure all Operations departments, programs and projects reflect WVs Integrated Focus and Principle Level Choices, and support WV Ministry Objectives.

  • Ensure rolling multi-year growth plans for APs and other programs are maintained, taking the lead in negotiations with WV Support Offices.

  • Pursue strategically aligned and proactive resource acquisition in order to ensure program commitments can be fulfilled.

Program Quality & Integration (30%)

  • Build team unity through good collaboration. In particular build strong and trusting bridges between the Operations and Program Effectiveness & Impact.

  • Clear matrix relationships exist at National Office Operations Division and each Regional Office to promote strong collaboration, especially in implementation of Technical Programs.

  • Develop and manage systems that ensure all programs are incorporating quality designs and achieve outputs that make a significant difference in the communities where WVK works.

  • Ensure integration between projects and programs is made a priority at all levels within the Operations Division, and that the integration synergy is realized.

  • Ensure all projects and programs integrate child well-being outcomes (CWBOs) and make a measurable contribution to child well-being.

  • Ensure Project Managers are meeting the highest quality standards of grant management & compliance.

  • Support/manage innovations and new initiatives in order to improve program quality and impact (enabling organizational learning and reflection).

Financial Management/Grant Management (10%)

  • Ensure financial management aligns with donor commitment and compliance expectations.

  • Ensure all projects remain within budget, and also do not underspend more than 5%.

  • Oversee Operations Division compliance with the Field Financial Manual (FFM), including ensuring proper accounting systems and practice.

  • Ensure the provision of appropriate responses on all audit reports findings. Ensure that audit finding implementation plans are developed and effectively rolled-out.

  • Ensure fraud related investigation reports are taken very seriously, with appropriate resulting actions based on a “zero tolerance” philosophy.

  • Oversight of grant management unit, ensuring that effective finance management and accountability is applied to all grant funded projects.

Internal Coordination/Contribution to Overall WVK Management (10%)

  • Actively participate in the WVK Senior Leadership Team, board committees/main board meetings, and the Strategy Support Team (SST).

  • Ensure strong collaboration between the Operations and Program Effectiveness & Impact Divisions, as well as support functions such as Finance, Admin/Procurement, P&C, ICT, Communications and others.

  • Ensure effective liaison with Vision Fund Kenya (VFK) and actively manage the integration of VFK microfinance services with WVKs overall operations

  • Participate in VFK Board representing WVK

Team Leadership & Building a High Performance Team (15%)

  • Build cooperation, team spirit and a supportive, learning environment within the Operations Division

  • Ensure effective capacity building of Divisional staff (in line with 70/20/10 principles) in key programming areas (including LEAP3 and Technical Program requirements). In addition, actively work on leadership development through process of capacity building and coaching.

  • Actively participate in development of key positions (JDs/Performance Agreements) and ensure top class recruitment is undertaken. Seek to build Operations Divisional team comprised of top class actors performing at the highest level.

  • Facilitate an appropriate environment for the spiritual formation of staff, including the embracing of WVs Vision, Mission & Core Values.

  • Participate in and lead where appropriate devotional meetings, weekly chapel, annual Day of Prayer and other events.

External Stakeholders Relationship & Management (15%)

  • Support the National Director in representing WV to donors, line ministries, County Governments and partner organizations.

  • Ensure that the communications and representation of WVK with WV Support Offices, international donor organizations, and major donors from and by Operations staff is of the highest quality and transparency.

  • In coordination with the National Director, and programme staff, participate in national level coalitions on specific advocacy issues.

  • Network with external agencies (donor agencies, govt. departments, SOs, IOs, other NGOs, etc.) in order to effectively represent WVK.

  • Through oversight of grant management unit, proactively engage in donor relations. This will include addressing issues as they occur in order to retain donor confidence in WVK.

  • Encourage the full and appropriate external expression of WVs Christian identity.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

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

  • Masters Degree in international development or relevant field such as social science, public health, or business administration

  • At least 10 years program management experience in an international development organization. and/or 8+ years of experience in emergency response, development programming, and/or fragile contexts

  • At least 3 years experience in a senior NGO leadership role in a developing country.

  • Previous experience working in Kenya/East Africa, and/or experience working in World Vision is preffred

  • Demonstrated experience in program or project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and report writing is preferred.

  • Has successfully initiated & implemented significant organizational change.

  • Experience in organizational representation with government, donor & IOs in order to strengthen relationships and nurture partnerships.

  • Familiarity with EU, USAID/OFDA, DFID, CIDA, SIDA, GAC, AusAID grant compliance and procedures

  • Must possess knowledge of humanitarian industry, including Sphere standards, HAP, NGO Code of Conduct, and Humanitarian Charter

  • Must possess experience in staff security, safety management, and staff care within a complex, insecure, and fragile environment

  • Proven leadership ability, with excellent judgment and decision-making

  • Demonstrated facilitation and collaboration skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Fluency in English required.

  • Excellent relational skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment, and ability to work well with national and international staff

  • Ability to analyze and solve problems, innovate, persuade, network and negotiate.

  • Programming knowledge of a specific WV ministry sector is preferred.

  • Strong strategic and operational planning skills and ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks.

  • Ability to work gracefully under pressure, while focusing on matters that are most important.

  • Able to work as part of a team as a positive contributor/ encourager.

  • Strong Christian commitment, spiritual maturity and discernment evidenced by life and character including active and regular fellowship with other Christians

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Based in the National Office in Nairobi. Periodic in-country, regional and international travel is required (not to exceed 25% of the time).

  • Available to represent WVK at critical functions as required

Resource Acquisition Specialist- Livelihoods & Resilience

Please Note that you will be required to have a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance as part of the selection process.

Job Title: Resource Acquisition Specialist

Reporting to: Associate Director – Resource Acquisition and Management

Grade Level: 16

Work Location: National Office - Nairobi

Purpose of Position

To lead donor engagement, intelligent research on donor strategies, sectoral focus and forecasts, prepositioning for solicited and unsolicited opportunities and generate set annual grant income for World Vision Kenya. The incumbent shall contribute strategically to development of Grant Acquisition and Donor Retention Strategies for World Vision Kenya from the assigned Foundations, bilateral, and multilateral donors.

As part of the WVK family, the position holder promotes World Vision's Christian values through its work in teams and with people from various backgrounds.

Major Responsibilities

Growth of Grant Income as per Resource Acquisition and Management (RAM) Business Process as a result of strengthening GAM business process (50 %)

  • Lead engagement exercise with WVK identified donors as related to WVKs donor mapping and tiering guidelines.

  • Identify donor priorities and intelligence on upcoming opportunities

  • search for information that will facilitate positioning and establishment of partnership for opportunities

  • Lead the proposal development process in partnership with NO teams, SO and external partners/ consortia as relevant.

  • Coordinated procedure for managing new opportunities including Grant startups

Donor attraction and retention (25%)

  • Actively seek out strategic alliances with donors, NGOs, UN, governments, Support Offices, bilateral and multilateral agencies for purposes of coordination fund raising

  • Pro-actively provide donor updates on existing grants and keep the donor relations on course to ensure repeat funding,

  • Ensure good donor and World Vision International Support Office relations by meeting all contractual obligations and achieving high quality planning and implementation of RAM activities

Grants start-ups Monitoring, Reporting, Documentation and Knowledge Management (10%)

  • Coordinate with Grant compliance Due diligence, pre-teaming, teaming process and sub-grant Agreement

  • Lead the handing over process of awarded opportunities and support startup processes of grants as relates to business process.

  • Lead the process of after action reviews after every submitted opportunity and document lessons learnt to improve our process

  • Participate in donor grant monitoring trips as feasible

Capacity Building for staff on Grants Acquisition and Management (10%)

  • support identification of WVK staff capacity gaps at all levels (NO, Regional & County) in regard to grants acquisition and donor requirements.

  • support the development & implementation of NO GAM capacity- building plans.

  • Facilitate capacity building on proposal development, donor engagement, WVK Branding and monitoring & reporting based on donor requirements.

  • Research, develop & implement new initiatives that make GAM function more effectively e.g Subgranting

Others 5%

  • Carry out any duties that may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as may be signed from time to time

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of Bachelor’s degree in Social sciences, Agribusiness, Economics, NRM, or relevant field from a recognized University. Post graduate degree will be an added advantage.

  • Minimum 7 years’ relevant experience, 3 of which must be in grant acquisition and donor engagement,

  • Must have at least 3 years’ experience in leading and coordinating teams

  • Must have experience in designing and programming project in the sector Livelihoods resilience or NRM

  • Ample experience and expertise in partnering and engaging with government donors, multilateral & bilateral donors and private sector

  • Ability to work under tight schedules and with highly competing priorities and deliver quality results

  • Demonstrated strong presentation & writing skills; ability to develop quality concept notes, proposals, logical frameworks and reports under tight deadlines. Proposal Pro/ equivalent training will be added advantage

  • Demonstrated experience in community development work, partnering and consortium management, staff capacity building,

  • Ability to motivate multi-stakeholder teams and inspire teamwork and to manage donor expectations

  • Significant experience in project management and grant compliance procedures.

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Computer skills especially Microsoft

Project Officer - Health Kakuma GFD

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Project Officer – Health

Reporting to : Cluster Manager

Grade Level : 12

Work Location : Kakuma

Purpose of Position

To contribute to reduced Maternal and Neonatal Mortality in Kakuma project and programme sites through increased access and utilization of maternal and neonatal health services.

To successfully do so, the Officer must be able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as an example to others.

Major Responsibilities

Project Implementation & Management (40 %)

  • Conduct/Support stakeholder’s forum on Respectful Maternity Care RMC], Mother Baby Kit[MBK]/Individual Birth Planning[IBP] agenda.

  • Distribution of MBKs to target facilities and target beneficiaries.

  • Contextualize/adopt design guidelines and utilize at the Program Area/Project level.

  • Conduct Knowledge Attitude and Practices (KAP) Assessment for MNH services and interventions in target health facilities.

  • Develop and distribute IECs with relevant MNH messaging for MBP.

  • Hold facility Health talks on male involvement in MNH services agenda.

  • Sensitize men and women on Individual Birth Plan (IBP) & Birth Notification.

  • Support community dialogue forums with IBP/MBK agenda with the link facility.

  • Communications; Document & Share Key lessons and change stories on IBP/MBKs.

  • Ensure ware house and inventory management.

  • Ensure effective integration of gender, child protection, disability, Christian commitment, advocacy and environmental protection into Health interventions.

  • Ensure participation in Sub County level partnerships with NGOs and other actors.

Project Monitoring & Evaluation (25%)

  • Engage community leaders and partners in the planning of the monitoring activities in an appropriate manner.

  • Develop monitoring plan with communities and partners agreeing on the required standards for monitoring, with support from the Regional M & E.

  • Ensure monthly monitoring of indicators as per schedule developed together with communities and partners.

  • Analyse and utilize Maternal and Newborn Child Health data and take appropriate programming measures as may apply.

  • Ensure participatory monthly data collection (involving community groups and partners).

  • Support the utilization of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health DME softwares for accurate data entry and analysis using the standardized tools.

  • Facilitate regular reflections on monitoring practice to make improvements as needed.

  • Contextualize and utilize reporting guidelines.

  • Develop quality reports CWB, Annual, Semi-annul and Monthly Management Report in-line with WV and donor reporting guidelines.

  • Ensure documentation of local needs and resources.

  • Identify best practices on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health within the ADP/Project for documentation.

  • Liaise for guidance in documentation of best practices from the regional office and national office.

Capacity building, 15%

  • Capacity Building of CHVs and Committees to be able to effectively manage and sustain Maternal, Newborn and Child Health interventions.

  • Capacity building of ADP /project staff on integration of maternal and Newborn project activities in ongoing programme / project interventions staff and communities members in programming and implementation of Maternal, Newborn and Child Health projects, empowerment and sustainability issues including empowered World View.

  • Work with MOH to conduct training and support supervision to targeted groups on Maternal, Newborn and Child Health projects empowerment and sustainability training sessions.

  • Built the capacity of the Church and other faith groups to implement Maternal and New born project activities.

Advocacy & Networking (10%)

  • Establish and sustain working relationships with Government Departments and Agencies relevant to the programme’s focus area at the Ward, Sub County and County levels.

  • Participate in the Annual County Government’s Planning and Budgeting process and influence resource allocation to the priority needs of the most vulnerable groups

  • Ensure that Program participants and partners are kept informed of all the Government laws and policies in respect to maternal and new born health any impact caused or to be caused by the government laws, policies and budgets.

  • Work with partners and coalitions to engage in advocacy activities with the government structures at the Sub county /County level, to address the needs of local communities and inform national level advocacy initiatives.

  • Support communities’ groups, youth and children to engage constructively with duty bearers and service providers to improve access to, and quality of, essential services for maternal and new born health.

Resource Mobilization (5%)

  • Provide information to inform fund raising initiatives for Maternal, New born and Child Health

  • Develop a concept note / proposal for additional resources for maternal, new-born and child health interventions.

  • Mobilize the community for community contribution to support project interventions.

Others (5%)

  • Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum of Bachelor degree in Public Health, Nursing Sciences, Nutrition or related field.

  • Have alteast two (2) years’ experience in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health programming.

  • Good mathematical and analytical skills Good understanding of Ministry of health systems, Maternal, Newborn and Child Health programming models, standards and guidelines, Ministries of Health structures at county and national levels.

  • Familiarity of national Maternal, Newborn and Child Health policy and advocacy instruments and structures.

  • First-hand experience health programming in complex emergencies is an added advantage

  • Significant experience working with an NGO environment, community and people’s groups, state institutions etc.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and Swahili.

  • Computer literate.

Accountant - Global Fund Malaria

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Accountant – Global Fund Malaria

Reporting to : Cluster manager

Grade Level : 13

Work Location : Matete

Purpose of Position

To provide financial technical support to the Global Fund Malaria Project ensuring prudent cash management, timely payments, cash disbursements and timely Reporting in line with the donor and WVI policies.

Major Responsibilities

Financial Reporting and Analysis

  • Post financial data transactions into the accounting system.

  • Consolidate and submit accurate project funding requests to PR.

  • Ensure timely preparation and review of bank and M-Pesa reconciliation statements.

  • Prepare and consolidate accurate financial analysis for management decision making.

  • Prepare and submit Project Financial Reports as per donor requirement.

  • Ensure timely review and recording of Employee Expense Reports.

  • Ensure timely review and reconciliation of the balance sheet items.

  • Consolidate periodic Cluster compliance reports.

Processing of financial payments

  • Ensure timely processing of payments to service providers

  • Timely facilitation of staff with advance requests for smooth operations

  • Review M-pesa requests from the various requesters for completeness of documentation.

  • Validate M-pesa requests using Safaricom portal, make necessary corrections in liaison with the requestors

  • File the final payment reports from Safaricom portal

Financial management and staff support

  • Manage and address service providers queries with regards to payments

  • Process petty cash requests as needed

  • Analyze and submit exempted taxes (VAT) for refund based on Global Fund guidelines.

  • Build capacity of staff and service providers on payment system requirements and changes.

  • Prepare timely cash request for submission to the donor

  • Timely and accurate booking of received income

Reconciliation of Balance Sheet Accounts

  • Undertake reconciliation of receivable and payables accounts for the program:

  • Constantly monitor balance sheet account balances

  • Follow up for timely accounting and facilitate booking of staff advances.

  • Match transaction amounts in the balance sheet accounts

  • Prepare monthly reconciliation statements for the balance sheet accounts.

Asset management and Administration

  • Ensure Project assets are properly tagged and recorded in the asset register and in Sunsystem within the Cluster.

  • Support the Project in asset acquisition, management and disposal as per donor requirement.

  • Liaise with the security department and the project driver to ensure the motor vehicle is used as per WVK policies.

  • Review motor vehicle summary reports from the project driver on a monthly basis to ascertain proper usage and efficiency.

Risk Management

  • Identify risks associated with the role for inclusion in Riskconnect and advice on mitigation measures.

  • Support grant project audits according to the donor requirements.

  • Respond to queries on a timely and accurate manner.

  • Support timely implementation of findings and recommendations from audits and various accountability mechanisms

  • Ensure the grant operate within WV internal control systems to mitigate risks and ensure accountability.

  • Actively participating in project start up workshops to ensure financial aspects of project are fully understood.

Others

  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor or designee

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum 4 years of relevant accounting experience

  • Demonstrated ability to work under minimal supervision

  • Experience in electronic payments and mobile money transactions

  • Advanced excel and analytical skills

  • Minimum of a Bachelor of Commerce in Accounting/ Finance, Economics or Business related field from a recognized university

  • Professional qualifications in CPA (K) or ACCA finalist

  • Practical experience of using SUN system accounting Software is preferred

  • Knowledge and experience in ERP.

  • Experience working for an INGO is preferred

  • Knowledgeable on Global Fund grant financial management is an added advantage

Project Officer-Wash and Construction

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Project Officer WASH and Construction

Reporting to : Cluster Manager

Grade Level : 12

Purpose of Position

To ensure timely implementation of Water Supply Systems, Sanitation, Hygiene and all other Construction infrastructures and multiple use of water initiatives contributing to child wellbeing outcomes within the AP. In order to successfully accomplish this job purpose, the job holder must be a professional able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as a good example to others.

Major Responsibilities

Project, Planning and Implementation-50%

  • Contextualize and adopt the Integrated WASH & Health TP technical guidelines /designs at the AP level.

  • Ensure timely implementation of the Integrated WASH & Health TP program activities within the AP.

  • Facilitate timely and quality implementation of Water, sanitation and Hygiene projects, other construction infrastructures and multiple use of water initiatives.

  • Provide effective, innovative and WASH technical support to other programs ensuring effective integration for synergies, efficiencies and greater impact.

  • Capacity Building of CBOs and Water Users Committees to be able to effectively manage WASH facilities in scenario where there is no regulated water service provider to take over.

  • Capacity building of communities in programming and implementation of WASH and construction projects for sustainability.

  • Conduct training for water Users Associations to empower them to run their own water supply systems in line with the approved rural water management models for improved governance and sustainability.

  • Support preparation and conducting hygiene and sanitation promotion training sessions.

  • Give guidance in environmental protection and conservation (water shed management and reforestation).

  • Take lead in development and implementation of water safety plans and disaster risk management plans for the water supply projects.

  • Ensure that WASH business processes, standards and guidelines related to WASH and Construction initiatives are effectively applied in project implementation.

  • Carry out feasibility studies, water resource mapping, EIA support, Technical Design of WASH and Construction projects as need arises

  • Support development of technically sound funding proposals through provision of information & data and review in collaboration with ADP Managers, other sector specialists. Preparation of the tender documents (Technical Specifications, Drawings, Bills of quantities and Terms of Reference).

  • Facilitates Topographical Surveys and GIS activities

  • Facilitate communities to identify viable WASH, Health and construction projects and negotiate for way leaves and easement and ensure their participation in the implementation of the same.

Quality Assurance-Monitoring, reporting and Documentation-30%

  • Supervise and Monitor Water and Construction interventions in strict adherence to WV Kenya, Kenya government regulations, WHO and the SPHERE standards.

  • Supervise and Monitor Sanitation and Hygiene interventions in strict adherence to WV Kenya, Kenya government regulations, WHO and the SPHERE standards.

  • Development of Project Designs and Annual Operation Plans. (4D matrices, DIPs, Annual Budgets).

  • Develop quality monthly, quarterly, semi-annual, annual and end of projects reports in accordance with donors and WV Kenya requirements.

  • Document and disseminate success stories and best practices on Water, sanitation and Hygiene projects in the ADP.

  • Ensure budgetary utilization is within acceptable limits/range.

  • Facilitate regular WASH & Construction review meetings for the WASH team as well as participate in the ADP review meetings

  • Ensures participatory monthly data collection are conducted (involving communities and partners) using the standardized tools

  • Contextualization and utilization of reporting guidelines

Advocacy, Engagement with strategic partners, Linkages and networks & partnership development-15%

  • Representation of WV Kenya in key WASH and Construction stakeholder forums/meetings at the Ward, Sub-County levels.

  • Facilitate community education on Laws, Policies and Standards on WASH & Construction Service delivery

  • Provide support to community led processes of monitoring public service delivery.

  • Ensure communities are mobilized and participate in their WASH and projects

  • Partner and collaborate with county government and other development partners to ensure implementation of service models and leverage on construction of WASH projects.

Others -5%

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time.

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces which you may be appointed to

  • Participate and lead devotions as appropriate

  • Any other duty as assigned by the Supervisor

Required Professional Experience

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in Engineering project design, proposal writing, needs assessments, surveys, and construction of WASH infrastructure.

  • Atleast 1-2 years’ experience in Sanitation and Hygiene Programming and implementation models.

  • Proven experience in working/programming in either relief or development including managing a large-scale Community based water project with evidence of successful implementation of similar projects

  • Ability to conduct community WASH needs assessment, program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of WASH activities

  • Good understanding of water supply – improved operational efficiency, smart metering, O&M and water supply sustainable models for rural water management.

  • Expertise in Disaster Risk Management and water safety plans for WASH projects. This includes Water Quality Testing, Monitoring and reporting.

  • Experience in water resource management - environmental protection and conservation as an added advantage

  • Expertise in collaboration and partnership agreement with development partners, county governments and community in WASH related interventions.

  • Experience implementing integrated development programs with a focus on health programming

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering/Water Engineering.

  • Registration with EBK/KETREB as graduate Engineer as a minimum.

Preferred Knowledge, skills and Qualifications

  • Good experience in construction project design and management – FIDIC understanding as an added advantage.

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

  • Knowledge and application of auto/arch CAD and GIS

  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Microsoft Outlook

  • A team player, capable of building staff and community capacity in Water, Sanitation and hygiene projects through training.

  • Ability to take initiative, a team leader able to work with minimum supervision

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and emotional maturity

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts

Assistant Project Officer – Households Resilience

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Assistant Project Officer – Households Resilience

Reporting to : Project Officer ECDE

Grade Level : 10

Work Location: Matete

Purpose of Position

To support in the timely and successful implementation and monitoring of the Households Resilience Program interventions and outcomes in the Area Program that contribute to the improved child wellbeing outcomes within the AP. In order to successfully accomplish this job purpose, the job holder must be a professional able to effectively communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that serves as a good example to others.

Major Responsibilities

Project Implementation-55 %

  • Effectively carry out the implementation of the Livelihood & resilience components of Child Learning & Households Resilience TP for the AP.

  • Ensure the project focuses on the Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) Registered Children (RCs) from the AP community.

  • Work closely with the Project Coordinator and the Cluster manager in identification of existing gaps in Economic Empowerment, Food & nutrition Security & Environment sectors programming

  • Collaborate with relevant line ministries within the AP for synergies and greater impact

  • Facilitate adoption of best practice/approaches/models in the course of the implementation of the project.

  • Sensitize community for empowerment & sustainability of House Holds Resilience interventions.

  • Establish and implement specific capacity building methodologies for effective delivery & sustainability of project interventions

  • Build the capacity of Farmers Groups to enable them effectively intervene in food security & economic empowerment appropriately

  • Provide Households Resilience participation data for all children in project activities segregated by RC, non-RC, gender and age.

  • Conduct Child monitoring alongside activity monitoring using horizon mobiles phones;

  • Ensure Horizon GIS mapping for all projects, assets, sponsorship interventions, and grants (including HEA) using horizon mobile phones

  • Ensure Project activity monitoring is updated using horizon mobile phones on monthly basic

  • Ensure Project beneficiary GIS mapping in households/populating numbers to community assets/facilities

Quality Assurance - Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation and Learning -25%

  • Support the development of Child Learning & House hold Resilience TP Designs and Annual Operation Plans. (4D matrices, DIPs, Annual Budgets).

  • Support in monitoring project interventions in strict adherence to WV Kenya, Kenya government regulations and other agreed standards.

  • Develop monitoring plan with communities.

  • Support in data capture, validation and update on horizon and or any other approved World Vison Kenya (WVK) DM&E system.

  • In Liaison with Project Accountant, track project implementation expenditure levels and manage work plans and budgets & implement & project audit recommendations

  • Together with partners, conduct regular reflection and learning events

  • Ensure Monthly, Quarterly, Semi- Annual and Annual reports prepared and submitted

Advocacy, Engagement, Networking and Partnerships-15%

  • Support in gathering and provision of feedback and data to be used for technical papers to inform decision makers.

  • Participate in the Annual County Government’s Planning and Budgeting process and influence resource allocation to the priority needs of the most vulnerable groups within the Program Area

  • Ensure that project participants are kept informed of all the Government laws and policies in respect to the House Holds Resilience being implemented and any changes to government laws, policies and budgets

  • Work with community groups to utilize advocacy approaches such as Citizen Voice and Action (CVA) and Child Protection Advocacy (CPA) to enable service users and local partners to engage directly with local government service providers to improve the quality of government services for children and to generate information and evidence for use in national level advocacy work.

Other Duties-5%

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time.

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces which you may be appointed to

  • Participate and lead devotions as appropriate

  • Any other duty as assigned by the Supervisor

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Diploma in Agribusiness, Agriculture Education &Extension, Agricultural Economics/Forestry/ Environmental Education/Agricultural engineering or a closely related field from a recognized university.

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in community development work implementing household resilience programs

  • Experience in Project Management including program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and reporting

  • Knowledge of and experience working with the Government and community structures

  • Experience implementing integrated development programs

  • Excellent communication, Networking and advocacy skills

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

  • A team player, capable of building staff and community capacity in L&R sector through training.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity and emotional maturity

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts

  • Experience in training, and coaching

  • Computer proficiency

Project Officer-Sponsorship Program (CESP)

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Project Officer-CESP

Reporting to : Cluster Manager

Grade Level : 12

Purpose of Position

To provide technical support in the implementation of the Community Engagement and Sponsorship Program; ensuring timely implementation of program activities and management of sponsorship operations. Aimed at contributing to enhanced child and sponsor relationship and improved child wellbeing outcomes within the AP.

Major Responsibilities

Community Engagement Sponsorship Program implementation, 40%

  • Facilitate development of CESP project annual operating plan (AOP)

  • Roll out Child Protection Minimum Programming Standards in the AP using approved programming models.

  • Ensure Child protection, participation and safeguarding is integrated in the monthly, semi-annual and annual reporting

  • Ensure integration of RC in CPP&S projects/activities as beneficiaries

  • Ensure Child protection, participation and safeguarding responsive programming with specific consideration of the objectives and indicators

  • Ensure timely implementation of activities and budgets sustained at acceptable level

  • Facilitate implementation of CPP&S program and projects.

  • Support effective integration of Sponsorship operation interventions with other projects in the program.

  • Coordinate integration of Faith and Development Models: CFC, EWV, DNHFLs, SNC, COH, SSF and the facilitation of spiritual nurture of children in the AP

  • Support in the asset mapping against RC

  • Coordinate the implementation of micro projects in the AP.

  • Ensure timely capacity assessment for LI conducted annually and programs initiated to address gaps identified

  • Support roll out of new WV initiatives as guided from time to time.

  • Support implementation of Child protection, participation and safeguarding models at the AP

  • Coordinate capacity building initiatives for faith leaders, churches, FBOs, and other strategic groups within the AP as per WV strategy, policy and guidelines.

  • Coordinate training & refresher courses for CPP&S to ensure informed and CPP&S responsive programming

  • Facilitate coaching and mentoring to the AP sponsorship staff in order to attain better results in the sponsorship performance indictors/Dashboard.

  • Contextualize and adopt the use of approved training materials and methodswhich respond to local needs.

  • Ensure integration of advocacy and gender, equality and social inclusion (GESI) in all technical projects implemented in an AP.

  • Coordinate integration of Faith & Development modules within the AP programmes and activities.

  • Coordinate Integrated Sponsorship planning and monitoring

Sponsorship Operations, 25%

  • Gift Notifications (GNs) are tracked, processed, closed at AP and NO and acknowledgement documentation sent to SO within the standard timeline as per the respective SO requirements.

  • Correspondences (SLs, ILs, queries, ELs etc) are tracked and processed within the standard time.

  • Facilitate production of sponsorship 2.0 products (Child Greeting Video (CGV), Child Special Moment Videos (CSMVs), Community Introductory Videos (YIVs) and Community Annual Photos (YAP)) as per guidelines/standards and timelines

  • Ensure RC level are maintained as per the AP plan

  • Ensure overage RC records are dropped as per standards

  • Facilitate development of MOUs with LIs and timely funding of the LIs

  • Ensure CWB/case management issues are addressed as per standards

  • Facilitate timely implementation of birthday bounce backs and community gifts funding.

  • Facilitate processing of APR and Christmas cards as per guidelines and timelines – ensure business processes are followed accordingly

  • Facilitate capturing of child and family participation and support

  • Facilitate children birth registration within the AP

  • Facilitate management of RC files

  • Ensure security of sponsor addresses/contacts

  • Facilitate effective management of RC death processes – timely reporting, development of detailed report, dropping of records, verbal autopsy

  • Facilitate effective sponsor/donor visits to the AP – ensure they sign child protection protocol and complete feedback questionnaire

  • Facilitate integration of child protection initiatives and take lead in case management – reporting of cases as per WV standards, follow for actions

  • Follow up RC Case management until closure in collaborations with other technical projects/grants Staff

  • Coordinate with Safe Guarding, Advocacy and Child Participation Officer to Follow up Protection Cases involving RC and their families.

Monitoring & Evaluation Accountability and Learning ,10%

  • Facilitate DME processes – assessments, AP re/design, baselines, project monitoring/implementation, evaluations, transition processes,

  • Facilitate learning, review and reflection forums and documentation of best practices/change stories

  • Ensure CPP&S responsive reporting with integrated data on participation, prevention and response

  • Generating quality reports – activity reports, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual

  • Management of project management information system (horizon) – DIPs, ITTs, budgets and activity monitoring

  • Ensure timely sharing of SSUI reports for management decision making

  • Coordinate training & refresher courses and conduct regular monitoring to ensure that sponsorship standards and sponsorship business processes are adhered to in the AP/Local Institutions.

  • Seek useful feedback from participantsand staff that will improve future capacity building.

  • Build capacity of partners effectively to collect monitoring data on CWB outcomes.

Engagement and networking,10%

  • Effective representation of WVK in meetings including CPP&S stakeholder meetings at county, sub-county and ward levels

  • Effective representation of WVK in Child rights stakeholder meetings at county and sub-county levels.

  • Participate in County forums including AAC, intergovernmental gender platform, CUC among others at the sub county and ward levels as will be appropriate.

  • Facilitate community forums – for planning, joint monitoring Facilitate community forums including those that address CPP&S interventions – for planning, implementation joint monitoring

  • Participation in National/International Child rights days such as DAC, IDZTFGM, IDGC, 16 days of activism as well as other WV sanctioned days including Day of Prayer, World Vision month, etc at county and sub

  • Participation in National/International Child rights days at county and sub-county level.

  • Provide information to inform fund raising initiatives at county and national level

  • Facilitate community members to advocate on child wellbeing issues to relevant stakeholders

  • Support advocacy initiatives in the AP.

  • Coordinate partnership with the Local Church, Pastor’s Fellowship other FBOs in rolling out F & D models and related activities.

  • Mobilize local Advocacy groups using CVA and CPA Models

Team Management, 10%

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships that support spiritual development of the team

  • Grow Supervise and ensure high performing teams including supporting supervisee in Performance Objectives, setting, continuous Performance conversations, Learning and development, mentorship and coaching by creating a high performing culture.

Any other Duty assigned by supervisor or designee 5%

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time.

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces which you may be appointed to

  • Participate and lead devotions as appropriate

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related fields (Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Psychology, Community development, Education, Community Health, Development Studies or any other related degree from a recognized University).

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in community development work which include Child Sponsorship Operations

  • Experience in Project Management including program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and reporting

  • Knowledge of and experience working with the Government and community structures

  • Excellent communication, Networking and advocacy skills

  • Experience in managing sponsorship systems

  • Above average knowledge and experience in videography and photography.

  • Experience in working with and training local partners.

  • Understanding of a systems approach to child protection programming

  • Experience in implementing faith and development models and working with the church leaders

  • Demonstrate skills for relating and working with children.

  • Computer proficiency

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational and cultural diversity

  • Integrity and respect for various groups and individuals.

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Valid motorbike riding license

  • Valid Police Clearance Certificate

Project Coordinator -Sponsorship Program (CESP)

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Project Coordinator-CESP

Reporting to : Cluster Manager

Grade Level : 13

Purpose of Position

To provide technical support in the implementation of the Community Engagement and Sponsorship Program; ensuring timely implementation of program activities and management of sponsorship operations. Aimed at contributing to enhanced child and sponsor relationship and improved child wellbeing outcomes within the AP. Additionally this position will provide overall coordination of all activities at the AP ensuring integration with other technical programs in the AP to foster efficiencies and synergies for greater impact

Major Responsibilities

ADP Coordination and Accountability, 15%

  • Coordinate achievement of programmatic objectives; planning, implementation and review of progress/DIPs, budget Utilization and ensure managers approval and endorsement of all plans

  • Coordinate regular planning, accountability and follow up of key performance indicators and overall quality assurance matters

  • Coordinate and follow up external engagement, collaborations and advocacy ensuring that WVK is well represented and highly profiled as a leading child focused organization

  • Represent the Area Manager in County engagement forum as may be delegated

  • Coordinate resource acquisition initiatives within the AP

  • Facilitate Integration of CESP and other Technical Projects and grants within the AP

  • Support strengthening of Child protection, participation and safeguarding systems and mechanisms for effective referral and reporting

  • Coordinating ADP staff, office managements & logistics ensuring great team work and efficiencies in execution of duties.

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships that support spiritual development of the team

  • Grow and ensure high performing teams including supporting supervisee in Performance Objectives, setting, continuous Performance conversations, Learning and development, mentorship and coaching by creating a high performing culture.

Community Engagement Sponsorship Program implementation, 30%

  • Facilitate development of CESP project annual operating plan (AOP)

  • Roll out Child Protection Minimum Programming Standards in the AP using approved programming models.

  • Ensure Child protection, participation and safeguarding is integrated in the monthly, semi-annual and annual reporting

  • Ensure integration of RC in CPP&S projects/activities as beneficiaries

  • Ensure Child protection, participation and safeguarding responsive programming with specific consideration of the objectives and indicators

  • Ensure timely implementation of activities and budgets sustained at acceptable level

  • Facilitate implementation of CPP&S program and projects.

  • Support effective integration of Sponsorship operation interventions with other projects in the program.

  • Coordinate integration of Faith and Development Models: CFC, EWV, DNHFLs, SNC, COH, SSF and the facilitation of spiritual nurture of children in the AP

  • Support in the asset mapping against RC

  • Coordinate the implementation of micro projects in the AP.

  • Ensure timely capacity assessment for LI conducted annually and programs initiated to address gaps identified

  • Support roll out of new WV initiatives as guided from time to time.

  • Support implementation of Child protection, participation and safeguarding models at the AP

  • Coordinate capacity building initiatives for faith leaders, churches, FBOs, and other strategic groups within the AP as per WV strategy, policy and guidelines.

  • Coordinate training & refresher courses for CPP&S to ensure informed and CPP&S responsive programming

  • Facilitate coaching and mentoring to the AP sponsorship staff in order to attain better results in the sponsorship performance indictors/Dashboard.

  • Contextualize and adopt the use of approved training materials and methodswhich respond to local needs.

  • Ensure integration of advocacy and gender, equality and social inclusion (GESI) in all technical projects implemented in an AP.

  • Coordinate integration of Faith & Development modules within the AP programmes and activities.

  • Coordinate Integrated Sponsorship planning and monitoring

Sponsorship Operations, 25%

  • Gift Notifications (GNs) are tracked, processed, closed at AP and NO and acknowledgement documentation sent to SO within the standard timeline as per the respective SO requirements.

  • Correspondences (SLs, ILs, queries, ELs etc) are tracked and processed within the standard time.

  • Facilitate production of sponsorship 2.0 products (Child Greeting Video (CGV), Child Special Moment Videos (CSMVs), Community Introductory Videos (YIVs) and Community Annual Photos (YAP)) as per guidelines/standards and timelines

  • Ensure RC level are maintained as per the AP plan

  • Ensure overage RC records are dropped as per standards

  • Facilitate development of MOUs with LIs and timely funding of the LIs

  • Ensure CWB/case management issues are addressed as per standards

  • Facilitate timely implementation of birthday bounce backs and community gifts funding.

  • Facilitate processing of APR and Christmas cards as per guidelines and timelines – ensure business processes are followed accordingly

  • Facilitate capturing of child and family participation and support

  • Facilitate children birth registration within the AP

  • Facilitate management of RC files

  • Ensure security of sponsor addresses/contacts

  • Facilitate effective management of RC death processes – timely reporting, development of detailed report, dropping of records, verbal autopsy

  • Facilitate effective sponsor/donor visits to the AP – ensure they sign child protection protocol and complete feedback questionnaire

  • Facilitate integration of child protection initiatives and take lead in case management – reporting of cases as per WV standards, follow for actions

  • Follow up RC Case management until closure in collaborations with other technical projects/grants Staff

  • Coordinate with Safe Guarding, Advocacy and Child Participation Officer to Follow up Protection Cases involving RC and their families.

Monitoring & Evaluation Accountability and Learning ,15%

  • Facilitate DME processes – assessments, AP re/design, baselines, project monitoring/implementation, evaluations, transition processes,

  • Facilitate learning, review and reflection forums and documentation of best practices/change stories

  • Ensure CPP&S responsive reporting with integrated data on participation, prevention and response

  • Generating quality reports – activity reports, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual

  • Management of project management information system (horizon) – DIPs, ITTs, budgets and activity monitoring

  • Ensure timely sharing of SSUI reports for management decision making

  • Coordinate training & refresher courses and conduct regular monitoring to ensure that sponsorship standards and sponsorship business processes are adhered to in the AP/Local Institutions.

  • Seek useful feedback from participantsand staff that will improve future capacity building.

  • Build capacity of partners effectively to collect monitoring data on CWB outcomes.

Engagement and networking,10%

  • Effective representation of WVK in meetings including CPP&S stakeholder meetings at county, sub-county and ward levels

  • Effective representation of WVK in Child rights stakeholder meetings at county and sub-county levels.

  • Participate in County forums including AAC, intergovernmental gender platform, CUC among others at the sub county and ward levels as will be appropriate.

  • Facilitate community forums – for planning, joint monitoring Facilitate community forums including those that address CPP&S interventions – for planning, implementation joint monitoring

  • Participation in National/International Child rights days such as DAC, IDZTFGM, IDGC, 16 days of activism as well as other WV sanctioned days including Day of Prayer, World Vision month, etc at county and sub

  • Participation in National/International Child rights days at county and sub-county level.

  • Provide information to inform fund raising initiatives at county and national level

  • Facilitate community members to advocate on child wellbeing issues to relevant stakeholders

  • Support advocacy initiatives in the AP.

  • Coordinate partnership with the Local Church, Pastor’s Fellowship other FBOs in rolling out F & D models and related activities.

  • Mobilize local Advocacy groups using CVA and CPA Models

Any other Duty assigned by supervisor or designee 5%

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time.

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces which you may be appointed to

  • Participate and lead devotions as appropriate

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or related fields (Bachelor’s degree in Sociology, Psychology, Community development, Education, Community Health, Development Studies or any other related degree from a recognized University).

  • Master’s degree will be an added advantage.

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in community development work which include Child Sponsorship Operations

  • Experience in Project Management including program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and reporting

  • At least 2 years’ experience in People Management/ Coordination

  • Knowledge of and experience working with the Government and community structures

  • Excellent communication, Networking and advocacy skills

  • Minimum 3 years of experience managing Child Sponsorship operations

  • Experience in managing sponsorship systems

  • Above average knowledge and experience in videography and photography.

  • Experience in working with and training local partners.

  • Understanding of a systems approach to child protection programming

  • Experience in implementing faith and development models and working with the church leaders

  • Demonstrate skills for relating and working with children.

  • Computer proficiency

  • Valid motorbike riding license

Director, Global Compensation

Preferred Location: Washington D.C, United Kingdom, South Africa.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Global Compensation Director is responsible for ensuring that World Vision’s compensation programs are aligned with the organization’s objectives and attract, reward and retain employees across the Partnership. The leader will drive a global compensation strategy that is balanced with other rewards of working at World Vision and provides focus on internal equity, external competitiveness, financial stewardship and legal requirements.

This leader is responsible for developing, implementing, administering, and maintaining compensation programs, policies, and procedures across the World Vision International (Global Centre) employee population and International Assignees (IAs). As part of this direct management, this person will also oversee and provide the preparation of compensation data for senior leadership analyses directly and working with an outside consultant.

This leader also plays a critical role in collaborating with decentralized Regional and National offices to ensure that they offer competitive and fair compensation that meets the World Vision global policies. The role provides leadership and advisory expertise to help educate and enable Field Offices in obtaining, analysing and managing market best practices and survey data to set up and manage their local compensation plans.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead team to be Trusted Advisors and Subject Matter Experts (25%):

  • Provide hands-on leadership and expertise to develop global compensation function with direct reports and decentralized indirect P&C colleagues (business partners (BPs), talent acquisition (TA), payroll, and other Field Office (FO) employees) across the Partnership to deliver global compensation policies that attract, engage and retain great talent.

  • Provide expertise and guidance for team and indirect P&C colleagues to solve escalated and the most difficult compensation-related challenges.

  • Lead and collaborate with Global Centre and Regional P&C on global and local responses to regulatory authorities.

  • Partner closely with Mobility leader to ensure competitive and affordable total compensation packages including full reviews of allowances, tax advantages, etc.

  • Lead team to set up Community of Practice to provide content and regular cadence of keeping decentralized P&C compensation/rewards partners connected for learning, sharing ideas and best practices.

  • Design and deliver training to develop compensation capabilities across the Partnership especially focused on compensation/rewards partners.

  • Provide regular feedback and inspiration to team members following the Partnering for Performance program.

End Results:

  • The team will be recognized and called upon as Trusted Advisors to assist with challenging compensation issues.

  • A network of contacts across the Partnership who can provide local data and information for global analysis and back each other up with support when necessary.

  • Increased credibility and trust in P&C as value adding partners across the Partnership.

  • P&C across the Partnership becomes more aware of the importance of consistent processes for job evaluation, survey participation, developing structures, etc. which leads to more efficient and compliant programs and reduced risk to the Partnership.

  • Increased transparency of compensation methods which leads to better communication with managers and employees.

  • Standardized methods and content to educate leadership, individual executives, managers and other areas of P&C of the competitiveness and compliance of our compensation programs.

  • Strong collaboration and camaraderie across the Total Rewards & Mobility team as well as extended P&C partners.

  • Mobility expert expands compensation knowledge.

Provide competitive and compliant pay programs that attract, engage and retain great talent (25%):

  • Update and maintain global compensation philosophy, policies and procedures with others across P&C, Legal, Finance, Tax, etc.

  • Develop, benchmark and maintain Global Centre and International Assignee (IA) salary structures at competitive levels. Build Field Office structures as needed and when resources are available.

  • Review, update and maintain methods and policies to support the use of consistent practices for documenting job descriptions and conducting job evaluations across the global Partnership.

  • Develop methods for collecting, reviewing and maintaining proposed regulatory requirements and legislation related to compensation.

  • Develop central methods of maintaining and monitoring internal data for team results as well as across the Partnership, e.g., adherence to policies, salary structures, pay equity analysis, external competitiveness, compliance, etc.

  • Participation in and response to internal audits.

End Results:

  • Increased compliance and reduced risk through collaboration and updated regulatory data, policies and procedures as well as partnership with global audit function.

  • Consistent and equitable offers with reduction of risk related to new hire compression.

  • Improved ability to attract, engage and retain great talent with competitive pay.

  • Improved ability to identify potential regulatory and other issues before they become a problem.

  • Clear understanding of measures that matter across the compensation function to demonstrate contributions of the team and ability to provide competitive pay.

Design Systems and processes that support delivery of best practices and competitive compensation (25%):

  • Lead compensation workstream for implementation of Workday solution across decentralized global Partnership.

  • Collaborate across global P&C to develop a global job architecture with consistent global levelling, internal titles and survey matching.

  • Develop and implement consolidated global survey participation strategy, standards and tools to gain efficiencies and economies of scale in pricing, participation and consistent methods of using survey data.

  • Lead process of replacing current global job evaluation system planned for sunset in 2022.

  • Lead annual merit process across GC population and develop ways to support and monitor merit processes across the Partnership.

End Results:

  • More efficient P&C and manager experience related to compensation processes and approvals, including determining career level for new and existing jobs, promotion and new hire offers, merit review process, etc.

  • Increased accuracy of compensation data and reports necessary for decision making.

  • Greater collaboration across the Partnership through global processes and access to decentralized data.

  • Potential cost savings in salary surveys as well as efficiencies when used consistently.

  • Replacement of global job evaluation system with buy-in across key groups of P&C and leaders.

Executive compensation managed effectively to retain great leaders (25%):

  • Perform management reporting and analysis related to senior management pay.

  • Conduct competitive benchmarking analysis for executive population including individual pricing as needed.

  • Create and update database and reports of all employees in Director level and above to proactively spot issues and propose solutions.

  • Liaise with external consultant and Support Offices to compile reports required for the board of directors and/or external entities.

  • Partner with Mobility Leader and work with TA, BPs and local P&C to advise on senior leadership remuneration as well as offers and contract renewals when necessary.

  • Develop leader education materials to better understand their compensation and allowances packages, especially for International Assignees, as well as the broad-based compensation practices.

End Results:

  • Leadership roles of all types (ExL, PL, RL, SDO, ND, etc.) receive fair and equitable compensation packages that are compliant with regulatory executive compensation and tax requirements.

  • Leaders understand the different pay structures within World Vision (HISS, L-IM, Local) as well as differentials and allowances (G&S, transport, shelter) and how they are determined, creating trust in our total rewards program.

  • Confirmed salary and remuneration that are within the expectations of our internal accountability reporting and external Intermediate Sanctions reporting for Safe Harbour.

  • Talent Acquisition is able to attract key leaders with competitive packages and confidence that these effectively represent the relevant talent markets and are internally equitable.

Additional responsibilities as assigned by manager (limited).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • English required.

  • 10 years’ experience serving as a compensation professional including considerable experience in a large, international organization that stretches across multiple continents.

  • 5+ years leading compensation team.

  • 2-3+ years of experience focused on executive and/or leadership compensation.

  • A strong client focus with outstanding judgment, critical thinking, along with strong verbal and written skills.

  • Must be detail-oriented with demonstrated project management capabilities and excellent prioritization skills. Require a well-organized and self-directed individual who is results focused and a team player.

  • A strong knowledge of Excel, and report writing software along with depth in data analysis.

  • Must have experience implementing a global compensation solution, preferably Workday.

  • Must have hands-on deep experience in job evaluations and market pricing.

  • Must have experience designing and managing executive and International Assignee remuneration packages.

  • Must have a reputation for being a good mentor and partner across field teams sharing best practices and helping to develop analytical and compensation skills of peers and colleagues.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or another related field.

  • Global Remuneration Professional (GRP) or Certified Compensation Professional (CCP).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • MBA or other advanced degree related to international non-profit studies.

  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP or other HR certifications.

  • Workday core and advanced compensation courses.

  • Korn Ferry/Hay Job Evaluation methods or other global job evaluation systems.

  • Implementation of a global job architecture.

  • Ability to work in an office environment.

Work Environment / Travel:

  • Ability to travel up to 10% internationally.

Director, Global Benefits

Location: US based Remote. Preferred location: Washington D.C, Los Angeles California.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Global Benefits Director is responsible for ensuring that World Vision’s global benefit programs are aligned with business objectives, meet legal requirements and achieve a balance between being externally competitive, meeting employee needs and managing internal cost constraints. This leader is responsible for the global benefits strategy as well as developing, implementing, administering, and maintaining benefits programs, policies, and procedures across the World Vision International employee population including full responsibility for US and International Assignees (IAs) employee plans as well as supplemental plans in the UK.

This leader also plays a critical role in collaborating with decentralized Regional and National offices to ensure that they offer benefits that meet the World Vision global standards while also working with the Global Risk & Insurance team to coordinate information and operationalize global insurance plans across the offices around the world. The leader plays an important advisory role to help educate and set up programs to assist offices in securing and maintaining cost effective and comprehensive health and welfare programs as well as retirement savings benefits.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Global Strategy, Engagement and Communication - Engage with P&C benefit responsible parties, to collaboratively design global benefits strategy, ensuring alignment to the People & Culture strategic initiatives (20%):

  • In partnership with P&C responsible parties build out an ongoing governance model/approach designed to foster agreement, commitment and accountability.

  • Participate in design and ongoing updates of the Total Rewards Strategy providing insights and guidance as it relates to all health & welfare benefits.

  • Develop an ongoing communication strategy ensuring benefits are well received, understood and add value to the employee value proposition

  • Provide leadership and market based global subject matter expertise managing a team of 2 employees, sharing the work where necessary, especially during busy times such as Open Enrolment in the US. Leads through collaboration with many other internal colleagues to get things done.

End Results:

  • Trusted advisor to all levels of leadership and colleagues on all benefits related topics across the Partnership

  • A network and regular connections with all P&C benefit responsible parties keeping all abreast of developments, conducting training, and co-creating solutions across functions, regions and countries

  • Best practices sharing and education across functions, regions and countries to deliver most effective and cost-efficient programs in direct delivery locations (US & UK) and capability development and adivse for in-direct delivery locations (Regional and National offices)

  • Increased tracking, reporting and adherence to World Vision global standards for benefits provided to all employees worldwide

  • Regional scorecards of adherence to global minimum standards policies.

Select and manage vendor relationships with and through collaboration with direct reports, global procurement partner(s), Global Insurance team and Regional/National P&C colleagues. Apply current market best practices to (20%):

  • Identify best-in-class providers

  • Implement RFP processes

  • Review contracts for coverage details

  • Conduct benefit cost analyses

  • Negotiate annual renewals and new contracts

  • Track service level agreements (SLAs) & ROI and more.

End Results:

  • Highly valued benefits for very competitive prices to support the attraction and retention of best-in-class talent globally.

  • Delegation of some workload during peak cycle times to broker staff or potential need for additional staff coverage.

Manage Open Enrolment and ongoing benefits and Wellness program delivery for the US and IA employees as well as limited programs for UK (15%):

  • Deliver an enrolment process that is on time, accurate, well communicated and provides an easy user interface for a positive employee experience

  • Ensure compliance and manage all regulatory updates related to ACA, , HIPPA and other regulations

  • Collaborate with benefits providers and others to deliver high impact, engaging wellness programs

  • Set up Shared Services Centre (SSC) (internal or external) to provide Benefits Administration support as first point of contact for employee needs and concerns. Work closely with them ensuring ongoing development of their understanding and ability to address and resolve employee benefit issues. Develop mapping for second and third level escalated employee benefit issues.

  • Collaborate with Staff Care team for wellness program ideas and connections especially related to stress management and EAP programming.

End Results:

  • Best-in-class communication and delivery of benefits and wellness programs reinforces the employee experience and value they receive as a very important part of their total rewards. This should impact retention of great talent as well.

  • Improvements in health also impacts insurance utilization and expenses in our self-funded programs.

  • Risk avoidance through ongoing monitoring of regulatory changes affecting benefits, especially in the US.

Manage projects surrounding the development of new tools to streamline and/or automate the management and execution of benefits programs and education of Regional and National P&C partners (15%):

  • Open enrolment tool(s) for US, IA and relevant UK employees.

  • Collecting and reporting benefits program participation, employee satisfaction and return on investment.

  • Interfacing any external tools with payroll and HCM system(s).

  • Other systems as necessary.

End Results:

  • The time required to ensure compliance with policies and local government agencies is minimized, allowing more time to focus on strategy and continuing development of regional and national programs for competitive advantage in hiring great talent

  • Automated reporting of participation and satisfaction will help measure ROI, have direct impact on program quality and help with analysing and developing business cases for change

  • Automation should also allow for tracking of National and Regional offices’ adherence to global Health & Welfare Minimum Standards, set by the global Board of Directors, which would allow the team to provide more advise to help Field Offices secure the benefits needed to stay compliant.

Manage all aspects of a multi-million-dollar global benefits budget (10%):

  • Monitor growth in benefits costs and negotiate with vendors, including a “most favourable pricing clause” ensuring alignment with our non-profit NGO budget & philosophy, while maintaining best in class benefits.

  • Adhere to purchasing guidelines for setting up and approving vendors and payments.

  • Collaborate with finance to confirm cross-charge percentages to be included in the global budget planning for countries with IAs as well as all Global Centre employees.

  • Administer cross-charge actions to move expenses from TR budget to local offices where costs are incurred.

End Results:

  • High value benefits at lowest possible costs for WVI and employees to continue to provide competitive advantage in attracting and retaining great talent.

  • Close collaboration with finance so no surprises and expenses occur as planned.

  • Communication of benefits expense charges for annual budget planning will be timely and transparent.

  • Invoices paid on time as per agreements with vendors.

Additional (20%):

  • Collaborate with regional counterparts on global and local responses to regulatory authorities.

  • Participate with the Pension Committee to maintain effective fiduciary responsibilities over the investment funds. Represent WVI during cash balance plan termination.

  • Support the management of relocation and repatriation processes for IAs, secondments and any other long-term assignment employees.

  • Support the management of WVI Our Health, Staff Assistance and support for Life-threatening Illnesses and Global Life Insurance Programs all provided in non-US locations.

  • Support management of WVI Business Travel, International SOS and Medfit Health Risk Assessments.

  • Set the strategy for global paid time off policies and programs as well as leave of absence programs.

  • Ensure participation in benefits surveys to measure the comparison to market for current programs.

  • Other related duties may be assigned at manager discretion.

End Results:

  • Effective management of team, indirect partners and WVI resources will provide ability to maintain competitive benefits to attract and retain great talent and allow them to keep their focus on delivering the best possible programs to support children in need.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 10 years’ experience serving as a global benefits professional in a multinational organization that stretches across multiple continents

  • 3+ years of experience working with US benefits.

  • 3+ years of experience managing others, both as direct reports and through collaborative teams as a project leader and subject matter expert.

  • Solid understanding of global benefit and pension laws, processes, compliance, and regulatory requirements.

  • A strong change agent with a client focus, outstanding judgment and critical thinking, along with strong verbal and written skills.

  • Exemplary business acumen and presentation skills with the proven ability to interact with leaders on a regular basis.

  • Innovator with the ability to streamline process and utilize technology for best practices.

  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated project management capabilities and excellent prioritization skills. Require a well-organized and self-directed individual who is results focused and a team player.

  • Intermediate knowledge and hands on usage of Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Strong skills in setting up analyses to help build business cases using data to illustrate key points.

  • Must have a reputation for being a good mentor and partner sharing best practices and helping to develop analytical skills of peers and colleagues.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or another related field.

  • Global benefits certification (or equivalent).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • PHR, SPHR or similar broad HR certification

  • Compensation discipline exposure

  • Ability to work in an office environment.

  • English required.

Work Environment / Travel:

  • Ability to travel up to 10% internationally.

Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Justice

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Justice will provide analysis of trends and opportunities in relation to how the needs and rights of children can and should be addressed through various forms of funding from global, regional and national level sources, debt relief, taxation and private capital. This analysis will be used to develop recommendations for child focused policy action in regard to all forms of development financing in support of the Sustainable Development Goals, and, as such, World Vision’s Global Impact Framework. This analysis will support Advocacy & External Engagement (A&EE) advocacy objectives for the Global Campaign, the 2030 Agenda, as well as objectives of Support

Offices (SOs) in relation to Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Regional Offices (ROs)/Field Offices (FOs) regarding domestic resource mobilization/public financing.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analysis of and reports developed on Official Development Assistance (ODA), taxation/public financing, private sector investment and other forms of Financing for Development (FfD) and their impact on the financing of child focused policies. Develops policy positions and products that relate to the achievement of child related SDGs and WV child well-being objectives.

  • Represent World Vision, and/or support representation of World Vision leaders at priority external forums, events, networks and with priority stakeholders to promote agreed policy positions.

  • Lead and collaborate with SO, RO and FO colleagues on research and policy development on FfD. Creates a process to engage SOs on ODA focused work.

  • In conjunction with the Local to Global team (A&EE), works with the Centre of Excellence to support country level budget focused advocacy. Builds FOs capacity in conducting country level analysis; supports “translation” of global FfD policy positions for use at national level.

  • Collaborate with select partners and coalitions on this agenda. For example, work with the World Bank relationship manager to develop a plan to become more engaged with World Bank as a Tier 1 stakeholder.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree in economics, international development, political science or related focus.

  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in policy, research, government relations/external engagement, or other specific field relevant to this role and World Vision’s work.

  • Strong experience and skills in research and analysis.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Strong experience in the NGO/civil society sector and/or with multilateral organizations (World Bank, IMF, etc.)

  • English fluency.

  • Second language strong asset (esp. Spanish, French).

Preferred:

  • Strong knowledge and professional experience working on Financing for Development issues and trends; strong understanding of policy development and influence processes with governments and international agencies from a civil society perspective.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Travel after Covid restrictions- 10-15%.