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MEAL Grant Officer

World Vision Kenya is part of the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector and all candidates will thus be screened as appropriate for any safeguarding related misconduct.

Job Title: MEAL Grant Officer - Lets Play and Learn Project

Reporting to: Project Manager

Grade Level : 13

Work Location : Illaramatak

Purpose of Position

The purpose of this position is to provide technical support in the effective monitoring, evaluation, accountability, learning for timely and quality implementation of the LETS PLAY AND LEARN PROJECT. He/She will take lead in the design and implementation of a monitoring framework to track delivery against project objectives which is to ensure integration of play in learning through improved skills among teachers, increased access to quality inclusive teaching & learning resources and improved ecosystem that supports learning through play in the identified schools and communities in Matete and Ilaramatak ADP.

Major Responsibilities

Technical support in Project Planning and Management 45%

  • Take lead in the design and implementation of a monitoring framework to track delivery against the project objectives.

  • Developing internal reporting schedules & templates, clarifying what level of information is needed and where, with key responsibilities assigned, and support reviewing proposals, with a particular focus on checking log frames and ensuring indicators are SMART

  • Review and update log frames, M&E Plans, Project indicators and periodic targets and detailed implementation plans.

  • Support develop clear and implementable work break down structure for respective activities

  • Participate in the development of tools and guidelines for data collection, collation and reporting, with a focus on establishing Output and outcome Tracking, systemically checking data for quality, accuracy, and consistency, and providing feedback as necessary;

  • Support the development of systems and processes for the implementation of M&E policy and procedure based on WV best practice, developing frameworks to integrate impact assessment and learning and knowledge management into the programme and project cycle;

  • Contribute to the design of MEAL methodology and child-focused indicators by the project team, and to the promotion of child participation in M&E planning and accountability.

  • Provide MIS content/requirements and feedback to project team and document progress on indicators/achievement of targets (Logical Framework Approach - LFA) using Indicator Tracking Tables (ITT)

  • Ensure integration of the grant with the partners objectives including WVK Initiatives and Child Well- being outcomes in-line with the WVK Strategic priorities.

  • Plan tracking for Project indicators of strategic relevance from secondary and primary data, with partners and communities

  • Maintain a tracking spreadsheet for M&E activities and events – baselines, assessments, reviews, evaluations – tracking trends and recommendations, progressing their implementation where appropriate.

  • Compile, consolidate and analyze quantitative and qualitative project data and contribute into subsequent reporting through monthly MEAL reports, updates, successes and issues from the MEAL tracking tools.

  • Ensure the appropriate use of information management systems in compliance with partnership agreements.

  • Ensure that project’s interventions implemented in compliance with the Agakhan, GoK, WVK and other partner’s acceptable standards and norms.

Technical support in Project Assessment, Monitoring, Evaluation & Reporting 30%

  • Provide technical guidance in implementing/mainstreaming the project M&E system to the existing M&E system in WVK.

  • Provide support in the maintenance of a comprehensive and updated database for the project.

  • In collaboration with the Regional DMEAL Coordinator, ensure all project indicators are properly baselined, monitoring and mid or end term evaluation project is done as per the proposal and Detailed Implementation plans (DIP) and that any recommendations are promptly acted upon.

  • Take charge of collating and analyzing data and synthesizing information, updating the monitoring matrix and other monitoring tools in place.

  • Support quality review of existing project data, information collection methods and the suitability of the existing data for the provision of sound baseline information.

  • Ensure that all data and documents (raw data, completed consent forms, reports, etc.) are filed according to internal/project’s document management requirements

  • Together with the project team, ensure timely development and dissemination of all required periodic reports and communications resources to all key stakeholders.

  • Ensure alignment of all project activities with the stipulated DMEAL standards

Learning, Documentation & Capacity Development 10%

  • Ensure continuous learning and documentation of lessons learnt and best practices for program design, monitoring and evaluation frameworks related to emergency response.

  • Coordinate the sharing of learning related to MEAL practices across other agencies and other countries and provide support when internal/external reviews, evaluations, and lessons learned.

  • Support the development of project case studies, human interest stories, documentaries and other related materials

  • Ensure that lessons learnt and reports are documented (printed, visual) and published for sharing with the donor and other partners and proactively share information and learning with internal and external stakeholders

  • Develop capacity building plans and support WV and partners in building their capacity in M&E, development of required formats, key indicators, needs assessments, frameworks for evaluation, qualitative documentation of outcomes and impact of projects.

  • Ensure accountability assessments are conducted on a timely basis and capacity of staff built to undertake accountability assessments.

Networking and Collaboration 10%

  • Participate in Interagency Working Group Meetings.

  • Coordinate with external stakeholders including, but not limited to, academia, NGOs, Government, and Private Sector in order to advance the learning goal of the project

  • Ensure effective community complaints response mechanisms in collaboration with communities and other agencies/partners are developed and functional

  • Work together with MOE/TSC for project planning, monitoring, coordination and sharing of evidence to inform policy

  • Comply with and promote WV policies including but not limited to Child Safeguarding, Whistle blower and Fraud.

  • Ensure that Project interventions are in synergy with other related Programs within the area of coverage for sustainability.

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

  • Attend and lead daily devotions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Social sciences, Monitoring and Evaluation or Project management, Statistics or related discipline from a recognized University.

  2. Certification in M&E and in conducting assessments or equivalent

  3. Minimum four years’ practical experience in M&E system coordination/ implementation in a large international non-governmental organization or other international relief/development body in the field of education.

  4. Demonstrate understanding of latest developments, research and trends in the relevant aspects in the field of education.

  5. Experience in data/statistical programmes e.g. SPSS, Stata etc.

  6. Experience in Data collection on the Open data kit plat form and other mobile based applications, data analysis and interpretation

  7. Experience in quality assurance systems, and continuous improvement, with particular emphasis on integration of accountability measures into all aspects of the project cycle;

  8. Experience in project design, proposal writing, needs assessments, surveys, and information management

  9. A team player, capable of building staff and community capacity through training.

  10. Cross-cultural sensitivity and emotional maturity with ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts

  11. Excellent planning, coordination, analytical and reporting skills.

  12. Strong interpersonal skills with high professional ethics and integrity

Regional Director - People & Culture, East Africa Region

*Applicants must be legally authorised to work in Kenya.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide strategic leadership to World Vision East Africa Region (EAR) in the area of People & Culture, and Organizational Development by maximizing the potential of World Vision’s (WV) human resources and optimizing organizational performance, sustaining the culture and ensuring alignment to fulfill WV’s strategy. Reporting to the Senior Director of Operations, and matrix reporting to the Chief People Officer, the Regional People & Culture (P&C) Director will provide leadership in developing leadership capacity, furthering executive development of National Directors (NDs) and senior staff. The Regional P&C Director also will build strong relationship with Global Center client groups and engage with external network to collaborate and further build WV’s brand. Matrix manages National Office (NO) People & Culture Directors and leads a team of Regional Office People & Culture staff. East Africa Region has three fragile countries and the position will ensure context appropriate support is provided to these countries which have several hardship and extreme hardship locations.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:

  • Support the Regional Leader (RL) and Senior Director Operations (SDO) in creating a culture of transformational leadership, strategically aligned regional culture and engaged regional workforce.

  • Lead East Africa Region’s P&C function in developing a vibrant and empowering culture that supports and enables the execution of World Vision’s strategy and achieve the child well-being aspirations and outcomes.

  • Lead and manage the Regional Office P&C team.

  • Champion effectiveness & efficiency of East Africa Region’s P&C function through continuous development of high-quality services and processes to support leadership development and talent agenda.

  • Provide matrix supervision to National Office People & Culture teams in their leadership and engagement on matters related to human resource management and organizational development.

  • Guide the Leadership Team in the East Africa Regional Office, National Directors and National P&C Directors on all facets of P&C whilst promoting organizational culture, agility and effectiveness, alongside Mindset & Behaviors and Core

  • Competencies.

  • Provides support to the Regional Leader in the recruitment of National Directors, and also supports the Senior Director of Operations in recruiting key Regional Office team members and National Office P&C leadership positions.

  • Lead and promote compliance to applicable (local) employment regulations, immigration and labor laws as well as WV policies and guidelines.

  • Demonstrate vibrant and mature Christian spiritual leadership through all People and Culture (P&C) related processes, practices and tools integrate, where applicable, and be guided by relevant competencies regarding WV’s Mission, Vision and Core Values.

Technical & Operational Support:

  • Provide direction and guidance in all areas of P&C such as recruitment, workforce planning, change & organizational development, total rewards, employee relations, staff care, performance management, talent development & management, retention, succession planning, among others.

  • Provide objective input and contribution in the development of effective global, regional & national P&C Standards, policies, procedures, guidelines and standards and ensure they are contextualized within the Field Offices and the region.

  • Work with Regional and National Offices’ stakeholders to ensure HR system (Our People) is optimized and P&C processes, policies and protocols are comprehended, followed and upheld in each offices to meet/advance P&C standards.

  • Work with Regional and National Offices’ P&C network to identify, develop and nurture a robust talent bench of future leaders for succession planning.

  • Ensure compliance with local labor law including work permits, visa, and office registration.

  • Serve and contribute as a member of the Regional Intgerated Protection Hotline investigation team and to ensure safety and security of staff.

Strategy:

  • Lead in the execution of the Regional Office and National Office P&C strategies, ensuring that these are in line with Partnership P&C strategy and Our Promise aspirations.

  • Contribute to development of global, regional, and national P & C priorities and plans.

  • Provide leadership to the development and implementation of organization wide communication and change management plans during National or Regional Office transition to ensure alignment with National Office Startegie and Our Promise aspirations.

Capacity Building:

  • Lead the assessment, development and implementation of an integrated regional capacity building plan based on P&C priorities and strategy.

  • Provide leadership to East Africa Region’s capacity building (leaning & development) and talent management projects and initiatives in alignment with the global & regional capacity building framework and strategy.

  • In partnership with key stakeholders, ensure gap analysis from talent management point of view and provide direction to improve the quality of talent pipeline.

  • Share and facilitate access to P&C training resources such as Leader capabilities, Manager Handbook, WVe-campus modules, WVI Technical Academny, Management and Leadership Capacbilities Library with a subscription to LinkedIn learning, and identifying opportunities for staff secondment, mentoring or coaching.

Knowledge Management:

  • Inspire continuous learning and improvement in P&C practices, systems and tools that will enhance the efficiency and effectiveness the organization.

  • Lead and encourage mutual learning among National Offices through formal and informal setting such as sharing of best practices and lesson learnt, community of practice and center of excellence. Also encourage mutual learning of East Africa Region with other regions.

  • Promote the use of external and internal platform (Our People & WV Central) and other off-the-shelf learning materials to develop and contextualize learning materials and contents.

  • Facilitate and coordinate the Regional P&C Community of Practice and convene regional meetings on a regular basis to enable networking and learning.

Quality Assurance and Risk Management:

  • Provide direction to East Africa Region to ensure P&C compliance with WVI Partnership standards, policies and procedures. Advises the Regional & National Offices in addressing gaps/issues related to HR practices.

  • Active role in providing direction to Regional and National Offices in preventing and mitigating risk related to employment / labor laws.

  • Ensure effective implementation of Integrated Incident Management (IIM) and Employee Relations systems, ensures capacity at Regional and National Offices to manage incidents and follow through action plans & management decision.

  • Contribute and support the implementation of P&C related audit recommendations and audit Performance Improvement Plans.

Staff Engagement and Well Being:

  • Execute Our Voice survey and leverage the results to enhance staff and organisational well-being. Together with the senior leadership, plan and drive measurable improvements in organisational leadership, culture, and agility.

  • Strengthen the quality of Staff Care and Peer Support interventions.

  • Identify the organisational culture gaps and plan culture change interventions to promote leadership and staff mindset & behaviour changes to deliver our promise to the most vulnerable children.

  • Design and execute compensation and benefits strategy, systems and processes in alignment to strategy 2030 that enables the organisation to attract right staff, stay competitive within the local labour market and promote staff retention in the most vulnerable areas.

  • Promote a culture of diversity and inclusion by encouraging spiritual development of Christian leaders, promote interfaith principles and values and oneness among Christian and staff of other faith.

  • Promote gender and diversity and female leadership through right identification of talents at all levels.

Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Act as strategic P&C link for East Africa Region’s to internal stakeholders – other Regional Offices, National Offices, Support Offices and Global Center.

  • Develop and expand external networks and linkages with other International Non-governmental Organizations, Partners, P&C consulting groups, among others for collaboration, benchmarking and employer branding.

  • Represent the East Africa Regional Office on internal and external forums.

  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the RL and SDO.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Graduate qualification and/or Professional qualification in Human Resource Management, Social Science/Studies, or Organizational Development.

  • A relevant Masters Degree in Human Resources Management, Organizational Studies or an MBA.

Strategic Leadership:

  • A high level capacity and demonstrated skill in setting vision, developing strategy on a broad scale in Huma Resources.

  • Strategic ability to influence direction of the organisation and the ability to implement this on a practical level.

  • Broad experience in implementing world-class services in international/global organizations and ideally, in a network setting to diverse, dispersed and dynamic teams.

  • A deep understanding of how to make change happen, and of organizational development and culture change.

  • Demonstrable strategic, clear thinker and creative leadership, management and coordination skills in a global network setting.

  • Intellectual curiosity, courage and independence. Decisive, with the courage to make tough calls.

Human Resources Skills and Experience:

  • A strong track record of strategic human resource management and substantial experience of leading international/regional Human Resources teams and transformational change in business and HR.

  • Excellent assessor of talent and matching top performers to the jobs where they can add the most value.

  • Experience in leading and managing complex projects, including learning and organizational development, culture change, recruitment and talent management and employee relations.

Organization and Managerial Capability:

  • A committed and passionate Christian who will be able to provide spiritual leadership.

  • Strong resource, financial, planning, project and process management skills, gained in a complex environment.

  • Huge capability for complex problem solving and good sense of diagnosing performance issues of the organisation.

  • Acuity and sensitivity to work in sync with the senior executives.

  • Experience of cross-functional and cross cultral management including international/regional operations, support functions, engagement across a range of audience and disciplines.

  • A proven ability to build, motivate, facilitate and engage a team, and play a key part in the wider management of an organization, towards delivery of key goals.

  • The capacity to cohere passionate, experienced and independent individuals into a high performing and confident group, organization or movement.

  • Excellent communication, diplomacy, negotiation, influencing and conflict mediation skills and the ability to apply these across a range of diverse audiences.

  • Ability to represent organisation at the senior most levels and externally.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, facilitation and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated collaboration & team building skills.

  • Experience in managing diversity and maximizing diversity to achieve organizational goals.

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.

Preferred:

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

  • Understands and values diversity and inclusion especially growing women leaders and maximizes diversity to achieve organizational goals.

  • Must have knowledge of basic digital skills.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Travel up to 30% per month when required (regional and international).

  • This role involves the coordination with geographically dispersed P&C teams located in national offices.

DMEAL Coordinator - – Kenya Big Dream Program

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 : Design Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Coordinator – Kenya Big Dream Program

Reporting to : Technical Advisor Child Protection and Participation - Kenya Big Dream Program

Grade Level : 15

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of Position

The position holder will lead the establishment and maintenance of an effective reporting, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning system, of the Kenya Big Dream Program that will be implemented Baringo, West Pokot and Samburu Counties. Migori County is planned to be added at a later time. The position holder must be capable of overseeing MEAL activities highly sensitive and complex project related to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Child Marriage (CM) and child protection.

Major Responsibilities

Technical support in Program Planning 20%

  • Take lead in the design and implementation of a monitoring framework to track delivery against program objectives.

  • Together with the Program team and partners, organize and facilitate Strategic/multi-year Plans/designs and budgets for the overall program

  • Support review and update log frames, M&E Plans, Program indicators and periodic targets and detailed implementation plans.

  • Support the development of clear and implementable work break down structure for respective MEL activities as needed

  • Support the finance team to ensure realistic scheduling of MEL activities and budgets

  • Identify and document the program assets and produce a Remote Sensing /GIS activity /program map.

  • Identify and document the program geographical coverage and produce a RS/GIS activity /Program map.

  • Participating in the designing/preparation of tools and guidelines for data collection, analysis and reporting, with a focus on establishing output and outcome tracking, systemically checking data for quality, accuracy, and consistency, and providing feedback as necessary.

  • Provide support and participate in Kenya Big Dreams related program design (assessments, research) and in the production of well-designed proposal that are LEAP aligned and reflective of community needs, contexts and donor/SO expectations.

Technical Support in Program implementation and Quality Assurance 25%

  • Lead and Coordinate the successful roll out and implementation of all MEAL related initiatives in the program sites of Baringo, West Pokot and Samburu Counties Migori county will also be added at a later time.

  • Disseminate clear business processes for respective MEAL components to ensure consistent application and adherence to standards.

  • Develop and support implementation of programs in the MEAL annual calendars

  • Lead orientations for assessment contractors and conduct MEL-related capacity building for project staff.

  • Ensure that respective staff and WVK implementing partners are provided with requisite MEAL technical support to perform.

  • Coordinate effective implementation of MEL activities in collaboration with key partners.

  • Coordinate and facilitate timely review and sharing of all program documents; plans/designs and reports.

Monitoring, Reporting and Accountability 25%

  • Establish and operationalize a digital data collection and beneficiary tracking system and database

  • Coordinate monitoring activities of WVK and its implementing partners.

  • Coordinate, participate and report on technical field monitoring visits.

  • Ensure mechanisms for collating, & analysing data, synthesizing information, updating the monitoring matrix and other monitoring systems are in place.

  • Ensure timely dissemination of monitoring data to key stakeholders for management decision making.

  • Support remote sensing and GIS Mapping of Program initiatives

  • Ensure the appropriate use of information management systems in compliance with WV Kenya, GoK, and donor and in line with partnership agreements.

  • Coordinate the compilation and submission of program management reports as per WV standards and donor requirements.

  • Support establishment of accountability mechanisms for the program to enhance information sharing, complaints management and timely feedback flow.

  • Timely and quality review and submission of all mandatory monitoring reports

  • Always ensure to store collected data securely as per policies relating to data protection for the program

  • Coordinate program reflection and learning sessions in conjunction with other grant staff and program partners.

  • Disseminate all program information related to M&E to staff and partners across the three counties.

  • Ensure Program alignment to the national, donor and support office evaluation protocols

  • Prepare for and answer detailed data-related questions in calls/presentations with support office staff and project donors.

  • Develop TORs and submit briefs to present at local and global events on the KBD impact in collaboration with support office.

  • Lead KBD project compliance with all support office data entry requirements including learning appropriate MIS systems and building capacity of project staff for necessary data collection and entry.

Research, Learning and Knowledge Management 15%

  • Coordinate periodic reviews/evaluations of the program interventions using appropriate methodologies to determine achievements

  • Ensure that the program assessments, feasibility studies and or characterization processes are conducted in a timely manner and quality reports are produced as per standard.

  • Coordinate inter-county exchange meetings on MEAL for lessons learnt and upscale to regional programme level intervention

  • Establish effective knowledge management mechanisms including documentation and sharing of innovative/promising/best practices or lessons learned and impacts.

  • Organize and conduct learning forums/events at regular points to facilitate learning by the partners

  • Facilitate ongoing and collaborative learning within WVK and partners based on key data from the performance management system.

  • Serve as project’s point of contact for developing ToRs, solicitation, selection, and execution of in-country assessment contractors including baseline, midline, and end line, and other research as identified.

  • Coordinate the KBD research and learning agenda in close collaboration with identified academic partner.

  • Coordinate learning agenda collaboration with support office.

  • Conduct M&E, research, and planning related to social norms, barrier analysis, and sensitive topics.

Networking and Collaboration 10%

  • Network and collaborate with relevant partners, and represent World Vision in Technical Working Group Meetings relating to KBD program

  • Coordinate with external stakeholders including, but not limited to, academia, NGOs, Government, and Private Sector in order to advance the learning /research goals of the program

  • Ensure sensitive complaints collection and handling through development of functional systems within the program

  • Ensure accountability assessments are conducted and capacity of staff built to undertake accountability assessments.

  • Ensure effective community complaints response mechanisms in collaboration with communities are developed and functional

  • Comply with and promote WV policies such as Child and Adult Safeguarding policy, Whistle blower policy and anti – fraud policy (preventing and reporting any incidences of Fraud).

  • Prepare for and speak to data related questions in regular project calls with support office.

  • Build capacity of project MEL staff in each region pertaining to: program planning, monitoring, reporting, research, and quality assurance.

Others 5%

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

  • Participate and lead devotions as appropriate.

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

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  1. At least 5 years’ practical experience in Project / Programme design implementation and M&E and learning cycles.

  2. The holder of this position must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Economics/statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation or Project management, Statistics or related discipline from a recognized University

  3. Experience in Data collection on the Open data kit plat form and other mobile based applications, data analysis and interpretation

  4. Computer literacy in MS office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;

  5. Experience in data/statistical programmes e.g. SPSS or Stata etc.

  6. Excellent team player with ability to work under minimum supervision

  7. Practical experience in M&E system coordination/ implementation in a large international non-governmental organization or other international relief/development body

  8. Experience in working on donor funded programs and other multilateral donor funded project.

  9. Demonstrate understanding of latest developments, research and trends in the relevant aspects of the field of child protection.

  10. Experience in program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and reporting

  11. Excellent communication, Networking skills

  12. Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.

  13. Demonstrate ability to manage resources efficiently and effectively.

  14. Must be a committed Christian who is able to stand above denominational and cultural diversity challenges.

  15. Must be able to provide spiritual leadership within but not limited to daily devotions.

Project Officer-– House Hold Resilience (HHR)

World Vision Kenya is part of the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector and all candidates will thus be screened as appropriate for any safeguarding related misconduct

Job Title : Project Officer - House Holds Resilience

Reporting to : Cluster Manager

Grade Level : 12

Work Location: Tunyo and Marafa

Purpose of Position

To ensure the timely and successful implementation and monitoring of the Child Learning and House Holds Resilience Technical 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 design, Planning and Implementation- 55%

  • Contextualize and adopt the Child Learning &House Hold Resilience TP technical guidelines /designs at the AP level.

  • Ensure timely implementation of the House Holds resilience program activities within the AP.

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

  • Identify and ensure implementation and reporting of the Child learning Technical Program activities in the AP

  • Provide effective, innovative and technical support in the Households & resilience project implementation for the AP.

  • Ensure sector programming has a focus on the Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) Registered Children (RCs) from the AP community.

  • Lead in the timely reviews and documentation of APs child learning gaps, interventions and impact

  • Collaborate with relevant line ministries to implement food & nutrition security, and economic empowerment interventions within the AP

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

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

  • Mobilize and sensitize community for empowerment & sustainability

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

  • Build the capacity of partners (FBOs, CBOs, Farmers Groups) to enable them effectively intervene in food security & economic empowerment appropriately

  • Take a lead in building AP staff and community capacities in food & nutrition security & economic empowerment sector interventions through trainings and other information sharing avenues to handle project activities effectively

  • Together with partners, conduct regular reflection and learning events;

  • Mobilize, equip and empower the Church, other faith groups and Community based organization to integrate empowered World development in Livelihood interventions

  • Provide 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 basis

  • Ensure Project beneficiary GIS mapping in household’s/populating numbers to community assets/facilities.

Quality Assurance, Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation- 25%

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

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

  • Develop monitoring plan with communities and partners agreeing on the required standards for monitoring, with support from the DMEAL specialist.

  • Ensure project data is captured, validated and updated on horizon and or any other approved World Vison Kenya (WVK) DM&E system.

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

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

Collaborations, Advocacy, Engagement, Networking and Partnerships-15%

  • Gather and provide quality feedback and data to be used to develop technical papers and recommendations on key issues for external engagement with 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 Program participants and partners are kept informed of all the Government laws and policies in respect to the Technical Program being implemented and any changes to government laws, policies and budgets

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

  • 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.

  • Develop timely and accurate funding concepts and proposals in line with donor requirements and WVK standards in collaboration with PC, AP Manager and other sector specialists

  • Mobilize the community for community contribution for project interventions

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

  • Excellent communication skills (both oral and written).

  • A team player, capable of building staff and community capacity in HHR sector 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

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Bachelor Degree in Agribusiness, Agricultural Economics or an equivalent field from a recognized university

  • Post graduate Diploma in Education is an added advantage

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in community development work implementing household resilience programs, food security, emergency response and related sectors including cash and voucher programming.

  • 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 with a focus on Early Child Development and education

  • Good understanding of SPHERE and other international standards.

  • Ability to conduct community House Holds Resilience needs assessment, program planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of HHR interventions

  • Must have ability to develop good working relationships/partnership developed with all stakeholders (GoK, INGOs)

  • Excellent communication, Networking and advocacy skills

  • Computer proficiency

Systems Analyst III

*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 POSITION:

The Systems Analyst III role supports one or more highly complex or critical business processes/systems and may require design or integration of technical solutions that may cross multiple functions of the business. They serve as a Project team member for projects large in scope and high complexity. Projects may be enterprise wide.

Individuals in the Systems Analysis job family are responsible for planning, developing and implementing IT system solutions that improve business efficiency and productivity as well as support business strategies and goals. They identify and communicate business needs and translate business requirements into technical system requirements and functional specifications. Systems Analysts determine if internal or external solutions exist or whether new solutions are feasible. They map process flows and must determine if these solutions impact existing work processes and systems as well as ensure proper integration, testing, and system/user documentation. They are also responsible for providing input surrounding “buy vs. build” decisions for possible IT system solutions.

Systems Analysts must have a working knowledge of the business area that they support and a strong understanding of the customer’s overall IT architecture is also required in order to understand the issues and implications of proposed system and hardware solutions.

Systems Analysts must be innovative in identifying, proposing, prototyping, and overseeing the execution of IT system solutions. They require strong analytical, technical and communication technical skills. They must be able to build collaborative relationships and negotiate requirements across multiple groups.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning:

  • Participates in business short-term and long-term planning sessions to ensure understanding of business goals, direction and business requirements.

  • Provides input from an IT systems perspective.

  • Develops cost estimates for the planning of new systems/ enhancements for assigned systems.

Liaison:

  • Serves as a liaison between business partners and the IT organization and vendors in coordination with project managers to provide technical solutions that address user needs.

Technical Requirements/Technical Specifications:

  • Translates business requirements into technical requirements.

  • Makes recommendations for modifications or technical solution to increase effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Formulates and defines system scope and objective based on user needs and understanding of business processes.

  • Develops, writes, and communicates systems design, functional system specifications and functional architecture analysis.

  • Ensures completeness of technical requirements and functional architecture analysis for the design and implementation of system business solutions.

  • Identifies gaps or issues.

System Improvements:

  • May provide technical guidance on the business impact and opportunities.

  • Understands and analyzes customer’s systems to understand strengths and weaknesses for the identification of opportunities for improvements.

Testing:

  • Reviews test plans and monitors testing process to ensure that business results are adequately tested with minimal risk.

  • May develop user and/or system test cases and validates test results during testing.

  • Analyzes testing results to ensure the solution meets the needs of the business.

  • Facilitates issue resolution.

Documentation:

  • Documents system modifications.

  • Develops system manuals.

  • Develops system training materials.

  • Develops system enhancement communication.

Problem Solving:

  • Investigates problems and develops recommendations for resolution.

  • Gathers data to support recommendations to address problems with appropriate contingency plans.

  • Provides technical expertise to resolve issues.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • May work closely with developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.

Business Case:

  • Conducts feasibility studies and drafts proposals for evaluation by appropriate users and managers.

  • May develop business cases.

  • Provides input into expenditures based on the size, scope, and cost of hardware and software components.

Research/Technical Evaluation:

  • Keeps abreast of new and emerging technologies.

  • May participate in the evaluation, selection and application of new and emerging tools and techniques.

  • Analyzes technology trends to determine impact to the achievement of business goals.

  • Identifies issues and makes recommendations based on impact of new /emerging technology or modifications to existing systems.

Service Level Agreements:

  • Provides input for the development of SLAs and/or selection of vendors.

  • Evaluates performance against SLAs and recommends changes for improvement.

  • Develops forecasts for services required from vendors.

  • Evaluates vendor performance against SLAs.

  • Ensures SLAs are achieved.

Coaching/Mentoring:

  • Directs team members and fosters a team environment.

  • Coaches less experienced team members.

  • May provide performance feedback.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires excellent analytical, technical, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of business operations, systems requirements and IT processes.

  • Typically requires 5-7 years of relevant technical and work experience.

  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as necessary.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Total Rewards Analyst

*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 POSITION:

Leads and implements projects in the development and delivery of rewards programs ensuring alignment to the Total Rewards philosophy and principles. Provides analysis and solutions to business problems related to Total Rewards. Drives change based on findings and recommendations across partnership entities. Responsible for comprehensive compensation programs consulting and analytical support across the Partnership. Requires in-depth knowledge and experience consulting and applying new Total Rewards perspectives and approaches to drive a great employee experience and solve complex challenges. Serves as a trusted advisor for other compensation related programs, processes and issues. Implements HR initiatives and programs in a confidential capacity to formulate, determine, and resolve Total Rewards issues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates, designs, and leads implementation of base salary, Merit and salary review processes, and any ad hoc Compensation projects, including required analysis, budgeting, project plans, and communication with stakeholders at the Executive level as well as managers and supervisors across the Partnership.

  • Works to make and keep all compensation programs legally compliant and fully documented in Partnership policies as well as manager and employee resources.

  • Manages survey participation and analysis to build new and update existing salary structures aligned to the relevant talent markets and our policies. This may include working with Field Offices as well as Global Centre locations.

  • Provides business case and cost benefit analysis modelling to support salary programs.

  • Acts as a subject matter expert in the process of job design and development of Job Family Descriptors. Conducts job analysis, documentation and evaluation as needed. Advises P&C Business Partners and other managers with compensation-related issues. Collaborates with P&C Business Partners to educate managers.

  • Works with HRIS and IT staff to ensure that systems meet the needs of the compensation functions for the organization such as easily accommodating changes to salary structures, pay for performance programs, etc.

  • Works with Payroll and Legal to make sure policies cover local labour laws, the values of WV, and equitable pay across geographic regions while being effective, and processes work end to end.

  • Support Benefits and Global Mobility team mates as well as others outside of the department with analysis and project management duties.

  • Develops and delivers training and capacity building programs for P&C Practitioners.

  • And performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 5-7 or more years of practical application of compensation principles or equivalent transferrable skills.

  • Exceptional Excel and PowerPoint skills, related to organizing, mining and analysing data.

  • Experience working in a global capacity.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Data Analytics, Economics, Finance, Business, HR or the equivalent in experience.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • GRP or CCP strongly preferred.

  • Point Factor Job Evaluation experience.

  • Advanced Excel knowledge and experience.

  • PowerBI

  • Workday

Work Environment/Travel:

  • May require travel domestically and/or internationally up to 10% of the time.

Global Total Rewards Manager, VisionFund International

*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 POSITION:

Working in the Global Centre and primarily functioning in the capacity of a Centre of Expertise within People and Culture (HR). A hands on subject matter expert responsible to provide thought leadership, technical expertise and capability in the design development, and coordination of Compensation and Benefits programs, global standards, processes and initiatives. Enables the regions in reliable deployment across Total Rewards. Partners with colleagues in People and Culture and the Senior Leadership Team, to drive a global Total Rewards approach, enable MicroFinance Institutions (MFI’s) to make quality total rewards decisions locally, and drives consistency and alignment in how staff are rewarded. Provide a reliable, repeatable service delivery with a spirit of continuous improvement and enable deployment of quality programs, processes and system in the area of Total Rewards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and develop global programs, processes, standards and policies in Total Rewards. Enable and support People & Culture practitioners (Region and Global Centre) in program deployment of these.

  • Provide technical subject matter expertise, consultation and advice to People & Culture practitioners, Senior Leadership Team and managers on global staff compensation & benefits programs, policy and global packages.

  • Conduct global projects and initiatives related to Compensation & Benefits requested by Global Centre leadership and/or by the PCLF (People & Culture Leadership Forum).

  • Partner with World Vision Total Rewards colleagues; provide input on behalf of VisionFund where appropriate. Participate in design and development of global initiatives in Total Rewards.

  • Compensation management, partner and advise the Region P&C BP’s and WVI colleagues to ensure global approach and standards are adhered to in conducting salary and benefit surveys in the MFI’s and Global Centre.

  • Provide technical advice to People & Culture on salary adjustments due to promotion or change in responsibilities.

  • Provide technical advice to the Regions and Global Centre (P&C Business Partners, and Region leadership) so as to enable the regions in local program deployment.

  • Conduct job evaluation for new positions and assist People & Culture practitioners and manager´s involved in the formulation of job description.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Strength and deep subject matter expertise in global compensation

  • Global benefits experience

  • Project management knowledge/skill set

  • 8 – 10 years in a COE or specialist area of Total Rewards with experience in a global function with responsibilities working across multiple countries

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Human Resources Management, Business, Economics or Diploma course in Compensation Management

  • Certified Compensation Professional, Global Remuneration Professional or equivalent certification in compensation and/or Total Rewards

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Certification/course work in point factor job evaluations e.g. Korn Ferry/Hay Group (Preferred).

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and lead regular devotions.

  • Ability to synthesize complexity, ambiguity and simplify this effectively for audiences and stakeholders.

  • Ability to work comfortably in both strategic and tactical operational work.

  • Financial acumen, analytical skills and data oriented.

  • Ability to listen and discern well, influence effectively and a role model in communication (verbal/written).

  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff.

  • Ability to plan, organize well and manage competing priorities under pressure.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Estimated 10% international travel in line with organisation requirements.

  • Typically office based work environment, but flexibility to combine this with working from home.

Conflict Sensitivity Advisor

*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 POSITION:

The Conflict Sensitivity Advisor will lead quality implementation, capacity-building and partnerships on WV’s three principal conflict analysis tools: Making Sense of Turbulent Contexts (MSTC), Good Enough Context Analysis for Rapid Response (GECARR/GEOCARR), and IPACS (Integrating Peacebuilding and Conflict-Sensitivity). The Conflict Sensitivity Advisor is responsible for maintaining WV's donor reputation and global leadership in participatory conflict analysis, as well as for driving integration of conflict-sensitivity across World Vision’s lines of ministry, operations, and strategy. He/she is also responsible to ensure that appropriate context analysis tools are used for FCPA design processes at

different stages as part of fragile contexts expansion and the realisation of Our Promise.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and promote application of local-level conflict-sensitivity into humanitarian and development programmes (particularly in fragile contexts) using the Integrating Peacebuilding and Conflict-Sensitivity (I-PACS) tool.

  • Lead and promote application of macro-level conflict-sensitivity in relevant Field Offices as well as in fragile contexts (as part of FCPA and beyond), using the Making Sense of Turbulent Contexts (MSTC) tool.

  • Lead the application of rapid context analysis using Good Enough Conflict Analysis for Rapid Response (GECARR) in both its face-to-face or online forms with WV offices and partners, particularly in humanitarian and fragile contexts.

  • Engage externally with key conflict-sensitivity leaders in UN agencies, the World Bank and other multilateral agencies, public donor agencies, and peer NGOs to exchange best practices and promote internal improvement of conflict sensitivity tools.

  • Support the application of context monitoring as part of the Fragile Contexts Programming Approach application.

  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.

  • Working proficiency in at least 1 other World Vision language (French, Spanish, or Portuguese).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • At least 3 years of experience in context analysis at macro, meso and micro levels and the application of conflict sensitivity thereafter.

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in working across development, advocacy and humanitarian work in World Vision, particularly in fragile contexts.

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in working internally, across various World Vision departments on conflict sensitivity or related processes.

  • At least 5-7 years of working in multi-stakeholder international networks, coalitions and consortia that work on conflict sensitivity or related processes.

  • Graduate degree (MA, MS, MSc, MPA, etc…) with specialization in peacebuilding, conflict, international relations, international development or a related field.

Preferred:

  • Ability to lead cross-cultural and remote work teams as well as trans-national and inter-agency networks and coalitions.

  • Ability to create conducive working relationships in multi-faith contexts and maintain extensive network of relationships within and outside the organization.

  • Ability to speak at least one other World Vision official language (Spanish, French, Portuguese, or Swahili).

  • Ability to provide theological reflection on conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding and its relation to the mission of World Vision, including through prayer, public speaking, and writing.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • Ability to work under stress during certain periods (trainings, workshops, etc…).

Response Programmes Director

*Country location to be determined based on response.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Response Programmes Director oversees/leads the Sector Programming Team, including Program Officer(s), DME, Humanitarian Accountability and Information Management. The Response Programmes Director works in close coordination with Response Director (RD) and Operations Director (Ops Dir) in designing the response strategy and operations plan.

The Response Programmes Director is responsible in setting up and overseeing grant acquisition, assessments, monitoring and humanitarian accountability teams, facilitating capacity building and liaises with Support Offices and international donors.

Response Programmes Director is part of the Response Senior Leadership Team. Response Programmes Director will coordinate/advise with RD/SLT on “go” or “no go” for proposals and other strategic initiatives related to Grant Acquisition & Quality assurance of the response.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Establish, lead, resource and staff the programmes unit to meet response needs:

  • Lead team/individual development and provide direction and support as needed to enable effective performance.

  • Contribute to National Office (NO) capacity building in the area of emergency response in coordination with NO leadership and Human Resources (HR)- referred to as People and Culture (P&C).

  • Determine Programmes organisational structure and staffing plan with P&C.

  • Work with P&C to recruit and deploy Programmes staff and plan for capacity development.

  • Ensure Programmes’ staff handovers are conducted.

  • Develop Programmes budget in coordination with Finance.

  • Plan for Programmes Unit transition/ integration with NO, where applicable.

Lead the programme planning process to ensure alignment with context, humanitarian needs, response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality:

  • Support development of operational intent plan to align with funding allocations ensuring operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Support RM and Finance in developing Response Budget, ensuring strong alignment and coordination with Operations team during budgeting and budget management process.

  • Supports Sectors and Operations Director to draft response plan.

  • Works with GAM to coordinate grant acquisition.

  • Write Operational Intent inclusive of targets.

  • Prepare project RACIs for new grants.

Oversee donor liaison and advocacy is undertaken to resource operations plan to address humanitarian needs

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Monitor and analyse donor opportunities to ensure they align with operational intent.

  • Communicate humanitarian needs identified through assessments, monitoring data and community feedback to in-country donors and Support Offices International Programmes Groups.

  • Represent WV with potential donors (ECHO, DFID, EU, OFDA etc) including bilateral, multilateral and corporates.

  • Collaborate with Advocacy and Communications to influence donor funding strategies when appropriate.

  • Liaises with SOs regarding donor priorities and opportunities for funding.

Support Finance in the allocation and tracking of response funding to ensure response strategic priorities are funded & effective leveraging of available funding

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the Programme team undertake the following activities:

  • Support mapping of all funding sources with Finance.

  • Support funding allocation process (Private Non Sponsorship & grant opportunities) in coordination with Finance, Response Director and Operations to reflect response strategic priorities, operational realities and ensure compliance with relevant funding regulations.

  • Support Finance to track donor funding allocation and commitments to ensure response strategic priorities are funded while updating the funding matrix.

Oversee development and submission of project proposals to donors to resource operations plan

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Develop project proposals with Operations, Advocacy, Finance and relevant Support functions and ensure stakeholders have the opportunity to review proposals and raise issues prior to submission to donors.

  • Ensure proposals are aligned with the operational plan, sector DADDs and standards.

  • Ensure proposals are aligned with accountability standards and basic DME requirements.

  • Maintain donor and SOs communications to facilitate funding acquisition.

Ensure support for Finance to establish grant management system to ensure fulfilment of donor requirements

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Support finance to conduct grant orientation or grant start-up workshops for relevant staff.

  • Plan and manage donor reporting to ensure that all donor requirements are met.

  • Support finance with monitoring of grants for compliance with grant requirements.

Oversee planning, implementation, analysis and sharing of findings from assessments and program monitoring

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities:

  • Plan the initial rapid assessment process and manage the data collection (including primary, secondary data, observational data and community feedback).

  • Manage or support ongoing community based assessments as agreed with sector and sub-function leads.

  • Incorporate baseline indicators into assessments.

  • Analyze assessment data and provide recommendations for strategy and programme design.

  • Map interagency assessment processes and participate in joint assessments as agreed with response management.

Oversee implementation of the Information Management System

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities:

  • Develop and implement the Response ”Impact Dashboard” which houses program related data including the funding matrix.

  • Establish and update Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) monitoring reports and share with Operations on a monthly basis.

  • Collaborate with Humanitarian Accountability (HA) and collect feedback rends in the Impact Dashboard and share with Operations and management to support programme adaptation and improvement.

Ensure implementation of baselines, evaluations, reviews and learning events for continuous improvement

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME and HA teams undertake the following activities:

  • Conduct real time evaluation (RTE) during the first phase of the response.

  • Plan and implement real time learning event (RT LE) with Region and H-LEARN and monitor implementation of resulting plan of action.

  • Plan and manage project/programme baselines, evaluations and reviews to meet donor and organisational requirements.

  • Communicate baseline, evaluation and review findings with response staff and communities.

  • Develop Plans of Action that address evaluation, review recommendations and monitor implementation.

Oversee development and implementation a Humanitarian Accountability Mechanisms

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the HA team undertake the following activities:

  • Design and implement community consultation processes to ensure understanding of World Vision’s role and planned interventions and provide opportunities for input and feedback into programme and project designs.

  • Design and implement Information Provision plan to ensure that accurate and reliable information about the programme is made available and shared with communities in a timely and accessible manner.

  • Establish and support implementation of complaint and feedback mechanisms.

  • Consolidate and analyse community complaint information to inform Operations and response management of key issues raised by beneficiaries.

  • Coordinate Humanitarian Accountability planning and learning with other accountability focused INGOs and LNGOs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 5 years in roles that feature resource acquisition, grant development, donor engagement and leadership in the humanitarian assistance with a significant portion of this in INGOs.

  • 8+ years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work including significant field presence.

  • Strong experience in engaging with governmental institutions, UN clusters, and multilateral agencies.

  • Strong experience in working with bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, grant management and proposal development.

  • Experience in managing resource acquisition and management teams that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Experience in program management and compliance of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Strong background in programme quality – MEAL – and information management.

  • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Effective written and verbal communication in English.

  • French, Arabic, Spanish, and/or Portuguese language proficiency highly desirable.

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • Work experience as humanitarian Snr. Program Officer or Programme Manager at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies, International Development, Political Relations, Economics, Sociology, or other related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of proposal and budget requirements and regulations of major donors including the OFDA, ECHO, DFID, UN agencies, German government.

  • Familiarity with humanitarian codes, minimum standards, principles and practice.

Preferred:

  • Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief/ Disaster Management setting.

  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings.

  • Experience coordination with INGO’s and other key stakeholders-High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills.

  • Ability to work with a reasonable level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships.

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization.

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency.

  • Additional work experience preferred for this position.

  • Experience in leading “ad-hoc” teams accommodating multiple and frequent staff transitions in emergency response without undermining effectiveness and output of Programme Team.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel and deploy domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time, often at short-notice.

Senior Programme Development Advisor, GRRT

*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:

World Vision (WV) is seeking a Senior Program Development Advisor to join its humanitarian Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT). This position’s primary responsibility (50%) is to deploy (sometimes on short notice) to humanitarian emergencies to lead (or support) WV’s resource acquisition and management teams. Core to the role is a strong focus on 1) response strategy development, 2) significant donor engagement, 3) grant design and writing, 4) funding coordination and 5) resource management and reporting. In WV emergency response, this role plays a central role, often serving on the response’s Senior Leadership Team.

During periods of non-deployment, the position (alongside WV’s GRRT Program Directors) will support WV humanitarian responses through:

  • Leading virtual and in-person capacity building sessions within WV in order to strengthen the abilities of WV’s humanitarian programming staff.

  • Mentoring or supporting other WV humanitarian programming staff.

  • Building of humanitarian programming systems, frameworks, and processes for more efficient, successful resources development and management in WV responses.

  • Assisting strategic initiatives that link WV’s global strategy with field practice.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deploy and lead WV responses’ resource development and management function in humanitarian emergencies to achieve the following:

Management

  • Establish, resource, staff and manage the programmes unit as needed.

  • Ensure coordination across departments and across country contexts through streamlined work processes and team meetings.

  • Facilitate capacity building (related to donor engagement, strategic project design, compliance, and reporting) during deployments.

Resource Acquisition

  • Lead the growth and diversification of funding based on response office strategy by ensuring the GAM team plans, leads, develops and reviews concept papers and proposals for various projects for funding in order to achieve the Response Strategy.

Donor Engagement

  • Support the office in maintaining donor engagement by developing and maintaining effective relationships with donors and WV support offices to establish partnerships, and market WV and seek additional funding opportunities.

  • Ensure the WV response has strong relationships with key donors and personal connections to local representatives. Ensure this representation is tracked and recorded.

  • Plan, implement, analyze and share findings from assessments and program monitoring.

  • Develop, revisit, and adhere to the donor engagement strategy for greater grant stability and growth.

Strategy

  • Provide function support and leadership in strategy formulation, implementation plan, execution and grant management to ensure alignment with the office’s Response Strategy.

Grant Management

  • Ensure WV responses are compliant with the grant policies, e.g. new staff is informed of and understand the Grant Acquisition and Management minimum standards as well those for any Sub-grantees.

  • Monitor the WV’s Response portfolio progress ensuring goals and objectives (both at a portfolio and project level) are achieved and non-financial grant requirements are adhered to (through WV’s Grant Health Tracker).

  • Ensure that grant management systems are in place using adequate tracking tools to support effective grant compliance and positive audit results, and that the grant team and field office staff understands this system and follows them accordingly.

Other Program Support

  • When needed, support on ensuring critical MEAL functions including assessments, monitoring, learning, evaluations and humanitarian accountability as well as information management are undertaken.

  • When required, support MEAL colleagues in ensuring all data from assessments, baseline, monitoring, feedback mechanisms is communicated to communities as appropriate and continuous improvement processes are in place for programme adaptation.

Work with Programme Directors to strengthen the roster of deployable programming staff and programming resources to support them

  • Support PD on virtual and in-person capacity building sessions within WV in order to strengthen the abilities of WV’s humanitarian programming staff (PIE & RDMT trgs).

  • Mentor other WV humanitarian programming staff.

  • Assist biannually with maintenance of the PIE roster.

  • When necessary, build or improve upon WV’s humanitarian programming systems, frameworks, and processes for more efficient, successful resources development and management in WV responses.

Lead key programme strategy initiatives:

  • Assist strategic initiatives that link WV’s global strategy with field practice.

  • Support other initiatives as required by DM leadership.

  • Serve as a key member of the Strategy, Effectiveness and Digital Capability team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 5 years in roles that feature resource acquisition, grant development, donor engagement and leadership in the humanitarian assistance with a significant portion of this in INGOs.

  • 8+ years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work including significant field presence.

  • Strong experience in engaging with governmental institutions, UN clusters, and multilateral agencies.

  • Strong experience in working with bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, grant management and proposal development.

  • Experience in managing resource acquisition and management teams that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Experience in program management and compliance of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Strong background in programme quality – MEAL – and information management.

  • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • (Internal to WV) Work experience as humanitarian Snr. Program Officer or Programme Manager at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies, International Development, Political Relations, Economics, Sociology, or other related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of proposal and budget requirements and regulations of major donors including the OFDA, ECHO, DFID, UN agencies, German government.

  • Familiarity with humanitarian codes, minimum standards, principles and practice.

  • Fluency in written and verbal communication in English

Preferred:

  • Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief/ Disaster Management setting.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in French, including additional languages such as Arabic & Spanish.

  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English, French, additional skills in Spanish, Arabic or other languages preferred.

  • Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings.

  • Experience coordination with INGO’s and other key stakeholders-High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills.

  • Ability to work with a reasonable level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships.

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization.

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency.

Additional work experience preferred for this position:

  • Experience in leading “ad-hoc” teams accommodating multiple and frequent staff transitions in emergency response without undermining effectiveness and output of Programme Team.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel and deploy domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time, often at short-notice.

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%.

Sponsor Engagement Improvement Specialist (2 positions)

*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 Sponsor Engagement Improvement Specialist is an exciting and significant role in the production of over 8 million digital and printed engagement features for child sponsors each year.

This role calls for an exceptional marketer/communicator and highly-effective coordinator, who enjoys working with marketers from all over the world with leadership, humity and pace; handling multiple projects at once.

They will be part of a global team who support, facilitate and lead projects within the ongoing improvement of World Vision’s global child sponsorship product experience feature set as well as innovations or emerging bodies of work that may one day be part of the BAU feature set.

These projects are focused on strengthening and improving retention and acquisition of sponsors and prospects, through over 10 m illion photos, videos, cards, letters, updates and reports sent from a sponsored child to their sponsor each year. This cross-functional role will be varied, fast-moving, strategic in nature and best suited to a communications or marketing specialist or manager, with strong coordination, communications and creativity skills.

  • High capacity role that includes coordination, stakeholder engagement, analysis, feature development and design, testing and quality controls to reach over 8+ million child sponsors, helping sponsors understand the impact they are

  • making possible.

  • Work with marketers in over 20+ funding countries as well as internal and external designers, editors and photographers.

  • Understand and support the marketing needs of each office to support acquisition and retention activities.

  • Be comfortable and capable in an agile working environment with virtual team members in different locations and time zones.

  • Ensure consistent, quality content & design for child sponsors.

The Sponsor Engagement Improvement Specialist will be integral to improving the sponsor experience and will require strong written/verbal communication skills, marketing/communications experience, the ability to effectively engage stakeholders, maintain and manage relationships with internal customers and present concepts and ideas, the ability to plan and support collaboration of internal customers and business partners acrooss multiple projects with competing deadlines and shared dependencies.

High proficiency in Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and Excel is essential and knowledge of Smartsheet, Power BI, Photoshop, Indesign, Kissflow, Jupiter is a bonus.

This will be an integral role in supporting the consistent, ongoing improvement to World Vision’s global child sponsorship product experience feature set – meeting the expectations and needs of our target supporter groups, accurately representing the field reality and dignity of those we serve, enabling authentic sponsor-child connections and delivering compelling impact sponsor communications – all towards adding further year on year value to our market ministry.

The aim – to continuously and incrementally improve the quality of the sponsor engagement experience year on year, never allowing stagnation or backsliding in quality.

This position reports to the reports to the Sponsor Engagement Improvement Manager and works in partnership the Director of Child Sponsorship Content, the Director of Sponsor Experience and Director of Sponsorship Operations & Engagement.

Be part of a fun, exciting content team that’s helping sponsored children and their communities tell their own stories, while helping child sponsors understand the impact they’re helping to make possible.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead or support individual projects within the Global Sponsor Experience & Engagement Roadmap:

  • Plan, develop, implement and analyse planned project improvements.

  • Lead initial and ongoing design conceptualization of improvements to envision and garner feedback from stakeholders.

  • Collaborate with stakeholders, investigate options, suggest budget requirements and recommend best improvements for sponsors, children and staff.

  • Facilitate required ideation and development of improvement concepts with input / validation on ideas, proof of concepts and tests, working closely with SOs/NRDs to ensure target market personalization needs are met.

  • Create or update guidance and training resources for field staff.

  • Work with technical teams to explore and achieve system capabilities to facilitate and/or drive improvements.

  • Support and/or improve World Vision’s critical quality review/assurances endeavors. Demonstrate value adding and virtual team behavior and outcomes.

Stakeholder Engagement, Communication and Reporting:

  • Create and lead engagement with selected SO/NRD, RSC and NO/ADP representatives.

  • Showcase ideas and continuous improvements.

  • Seek feedback and improvements.

  • Coordinate translation.

  • Support, create or lead inspiring internal communications related to improvement projects.

Strategy and Planning:

  • Support the ongoing definition, scope and design of the sponsor engagement coherent story, which enables compelling, tangible progress and impact communications to sponsors globally.

  • Recommend strategic choices towards attaining most effective quality improvement across sponsor engagement feature set in market year on year.

  • Collaborate with and contribute to bilateral / multi-lateral continuous improvement development and testing plans, including orchestrating cross-functional input, and ensuring alignment with the broader stabilizing of sponsorship.

  • Seek and develop opportunities for streamlining of work/effort to reduce work cost and effort for all involved.

Capacity Building and Support:

  • Partner in the development of sponsor engagement feature capacity building manuals, toolkits, learning aids and other learning resources in the testing, mainstreaming, and ongoing operational delivery of consistently improved sponsor engagement features.

  • Provide input and recommendations into organizational capability developments based on improvement projects, to ensure field staff of the future have the right skill set to ensure high quality sponsor engagement features.

Learning and Networking:

  • Invest in relationships and participate in internal and external networks to support improvement projects and grow leadership opportunities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, marketing, product development or project management.

  • Demonstrated success in marketing, communications or project management.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with many different functions, cultures and levels in the organisation (orally and in writing). Fluency in English.

  • A broad understanding of non profit operations and commitment to World Vision´s objectives, ethos, core ministries, Mission Statement and Core Values is mandatory.

  • 2-3 years experience in marketing, communications, project management, product or customer experience development.

  • Experience in working across cultures and within complex organizational structures.

  • Knowledge of Child Sponsorship and development programming, preferably with World Vision.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong analytical skills, catalyst for improvement and innovation, problem solving involving multiple disciplines.

  • Attention to detail, ability to understand and adhere to branding guidelines and communications style guides.

  • Flexible and willing to travel per World Vision policy.

  • Support Office marketing/supporter experience in a leadership role that needed to clearly weigh up and negotiate revenue raising/protecting opportunities versus costs/efforts.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 2% of the time, when it is safe to do so.