World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Mali

Organisation internationale chrétienne humanitaire, de développement et de défense des droits, World Vision intervient au Mali depuis 1982 et accompli son travail avec toutes les personnes sans distinction de réligion, race, origine ethnique, ou genre. World Vision Mali recherche des personnes talentueuses, orientées vers les résultats et engagées pour la recherche du bien-être des enfants.

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization. We intervene in Mali since 1982 and we serve all people, regardless of religion, race, ethnicity, or gender. World Vision Mali seeks to recruit competent, results oriented and committed people to achieve child well-being.

Homepage WV Mali: http://wwcw.wvi.org/mali

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Current Opportunities:

WASH Specialist

AVIS DE RECRUTEMENT

World Vision Mali recrute pour la position suivante (1):

Titre: Spécialiste WASH

Localité : Koudiakan (Koutiala)

Type de contrat : Local

Rapporte à : Cluster Program Manager

Supervise: N/A

NB : World Vision ne demande jamais de paiement à aucune étape du recrutement ni par transfert ni directement en espèces.

*Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

Finalité de la position :

Assurer la coordination des activités WASH de l’ADP ou du cluster (planification, mise en œuvre des activités, suivi & évaluation, gestion des ressources humaines et matérielles et financière) en partenariat avec les collectivités décentralisées, les services techniques, les organisations a base communautaires (y Compris les organisations confessionnelles) et toutes les autres parties prenantes de manière à atteindre les objectifs du programme en matière de WASH (bien-être de l’enfants)de manière durable.

Responsabilités Majeures :

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

Weight (%)

Bâtir et/ou renforcer les relations de collaboration et de partenariat avec toutes les parties prenantes facilitant leur appropriation des services WASH issus du programme technique

10

Faciliter l’évaluation et le renforcement des capacités des partenaires locaux

10

Coordonner les activités WASH du Cluster en s’assurant de la participation des partenaires dans le suivi (la collecte, l’analyse, l’interprétation et l’utilisation des données pour la prise de décision) la formation, la mise en œuvre du programme technique, le rapportage et la documention des résultats et des impacts

10

Assurer le respect des procédures de gestion par les partenaires impliqués

5

Gérer adéquatement les ressources humaines, matérielles et financières selon les politiques et procédures de l’organisation.

10

Assurer la mise œuvre des recommandations d’audit, de suivi et d’évaluation dans les délais

5

Travailler étroitement avec l’équipe MIWASH, les Managers des autres projets techniques, le coordinateur DM&E, le coordinateur parrainage afin de maximiser l’efficience et l’impact du programme sur la nutrition et le bien-être des enfants à travers une bonne intégration

5

En collaboration avec les partenaires communautaires et les autres membres du staff du cluster, assurer le suivi administratif des enfants dans le programme dans les délais avec la qualité requise

5

Promouvoir le plaidoyer au niveau local en impliquant les prestataires de services, les leaders communautaires, les autorités locales (en mettant un accent particulier sur les enfants.) dans les domaines et de sante & nutrition et WASH

5

9.

Travailler en étroite collaboration avec les responsables des services techniques en charge des questions de l’eau, l’hygiène, l’assainissement et du district sanitaire, à travers la participation aux réunions de suivi de la mise en œuvre des activités de santé& WASH.

5

10.

Identifier des problématiques nécessitant l’élaboration de nouveaux projets WASH en collaboration avec le Manager du cluster et le spécialiste WASH pour l’acquisition des ressources complémentaires (PNS. GIK et Grants)

5

Faciliter et suivre les progrès vers la couverture universelle des zones du cluster en matière d’accès aux services WASH

10

11.

S’informer et prendre des dispositions avec son superviseur par rapport aux événements et actions politiques qui ont un impact sur les activités WASH dans la zone du Cluster

5

12.

Faciliter, en collaboration avec le Manager du cluster l’organisation des visites de terrain (visite des projets WASH) du NO, du WARO, des SO et toute autre entité de World Vision ou un autre partenaire autorise par WV Mali.

5

13.

Faire tout autre tâche qui lui sera confiée par son superviseur ou les superviseurs de son superviseur

5

Total

100%

Qualifications : Formation, Connaissances et Expériences

Les éléments suivants sont exigés à travers une combinaison de formation formelle, d’auto-formation ou d’expériences acquises à travers sa carrière, etc.

Qualification minimum exigée :

  • Avoir au minimum un diplômeBac+3 en hygiène assainissement, sciences de la santé, sciences sociales, sciences de l’éducation, en développement communautaire ou diplôme équivalent avec de solides compétences et expériences en WASH ou en Santé& Nutrition et communication pour le changement de comportement ;

  • Avoir une expérience de3ans au moins dans un programme WASH ou programme de santé

  • Avoir une expérience de gestion de projet, d’enquête ménages, de focus groupe (collecte & analyse)

  • Avoir de bonnes compétences en matière de communication et de rédaction

  • Avoir de bonnes compétences en Informatique (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Avoir la capacité de travailler sous pression et de respecter les délais courts

  • Avoir un Permis de conduire Moto

  • Avoir une excellente capacité interpersonnelle, de travail en équipe, d’esprit entrepreneurial, d’initiative et d’échange avec les autres membres de l’équipe

  • Des connaissances en anglais lecture & écriture (parler sera un avantage)

  • Très bonne capacité d’adaptation en milieu rural et compétences en facilitation communautaire.

Autres :

Présence dans les communautés : 70%

Attitudes et comportements :

World Vision se réserve le droit de disqualifier un candidat qui a des antécédents relatifs à la violence faite aux enfants ou aux comportements opposés à la protection de l'enfance, et ce même après l'embauche.

Comment postuler: veuillez aller sur le site Web suivant: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-mali

*Délai de soumission des candidatures : 13 Décembre 2020

*Seuls les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés.

Nutrition Specialist

RECRUTEMENT

World Vision Mali recrute pour la position suivante (1):

Titre : Spécialiste Nutrition

Localité : Koudiakan (Koutiala)

Type de contrat : Local

Rapporte à : Cluster Program Manager & Nutrition TP Manager

Supervise : N/A

NB : World Vision ne demande jamais de paiement à aucune étape du recrutement ni par transfert ni directement en espèces.

*Les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.

Finalité de la position :

Mettre en œuvre dans les délais et avec précision les activités de santé /Nutrition des programmes conformément aux standards et approches en santé et apporter des conseils aux programmes managers et un soutien technique aux communautés pour l’atteinte du bien-être des enfants.

Responsabilités Majeures :

Key Outputs/Responsibilities

(Accountabilities and results)

Weight (%)

Promouvoir et défendre les valeurs et pratiques organisationnelles pour le bien-être de l'enfant, surtout les plus vulnérables.

10

Travailler étroitement avec les collègues (programmes, le coordinateur santé du bureau national et autres) dans la définition des stratégies adaptées au contexte des populations cibles afin de maximiser l’efficience, l’impact et l’intégration.

10

Appuyer les institutions locales partenaires, les collectivités locales et les techniciens de santé exerçant dans sa zone de responsabilité dans la planification des activités en rapport avec les interventions définies dans le cadre des projets de santé, la collecte, l’analyse et l’interprétation des données sanitaires

15

Collecter les données de santé afin qu’elles soient intégrées dans le système de gestion des donnés de WV. Trianguler les données du parrainage avec les informations du système sanitaire ; partager, analyser et exploiter ces données pour informer les programmes pour accroitre l’impact.

10

Promouvoir l’utilisation de l’approche ‘CVA’ pour l’analyse des défis, l’établissement d’un plan d’action et le suivi de la mise en œuvre de ce plan. Impliquer toutes les parties prenantes (stakeholders) dans ce processus, y inclus les enfants.

10

6.

Assurer le soutien, l’accompagnement, le renforcement des capacités organisationnelles, des acteurs sanitaires communautaires (ASC, comité de gestion, cadre de concertation dans la gestion (le monitoring, la gestion administrative et financière) du système de santé communautaire local dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre des projets de santé

10

7.

Appuyer les programmes manager dans la planification, le suivi, le rapportage, et la capitalisation des interventions définies dans le cadre des projets de santé des APs

5

8.

Travailler en étroite collaboration avec les responsables de la santé à travers la participation aux réunions de suivi de la mise en œuvre des activités de santé, etc

10

9

Identifier des problématiques nécessitant l’élaboration de nouveaux projets de santé/nutrition en collaboration avec le program manager pour l’acquisition de fonds

5

10

Accompagner les OCBs dans les activités relatives à la formation spirituelle des enfants, renforcer les activités de réseautage entre les leaders religieux pour le bien-être de l'enfant et renseigner les rapports mensuels des programmes sur les activités de partenariat avec les OCBs

10

11

Promouvoir le plaidoyer à tous les niveaux sur les problématiques de protection de l'enfant à travers la mise œuvre effective des stratégies en matière de plaidoyer dans les communautés

5

Total

100%

Autres responsabilités :

  • Exécuter toute autre tâche.

Qualifications : Formation/Connaissances/Connaissances Techniques et Expériences

Les éléments suivants sont exigés à travers une combinaison de formation formelle, auto-formation, expériences, etc.

Qualification minimum exigée :

Bac+3/ en santé publique /communautaire ou diplôme équivalent avec de solides compétences en nutrition

Expérience de 2 ans dans un programme de santé ou projet de nutrition

Expérience d’élaboration de matériels de formation

Bonnes compétences en matière de communication (écrite et orale), capacités relationnelles

Bonne maîtrise de la langue locale et niveau fonctionnel en anglais

Très bonne capacité d’adaptation en milieu rural et compétences en facilitation communautaire.

Environnement et Conditions de travail :

Voyage : 10%

Téléphone : 5%

Autres :

Présence dans les communautés : 70%

Attitudes et comportements :

World Vision se réserve le droit de disqualifier un candidat qui a des antécédents relatifs à la violence faite aux enfants ou aux comportements opposés à la protection de l'enfance, et ce même après l'embauche.

Comment postuler: veuillez aller sur le site Web suivant: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-mali

*Délai de soumission des candidatures : 13 Décembre 2020

*Seuls les candidats présélectionnés seront contactés.

Director, IT Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO)

*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 Director, EPMO Director is responsible for operations of the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO), improving the overall maturity of IT Project Portfolio management across the organization, and tracking and reporting. S/he is responsible for managing a team of program and project managers, supporting and enabling the organization’s global, cross-functional initiatives. The Director, EPMO ensures that the work of the EPMO adds value, is relevant to the strategy of the organization, and meets the goals set by executive management.

Individuals within the IT leadership job family have responsibility for activities that contribute to planning, creating and implementing an IT vision and strategy aligned with the company’s strategic business plan. They oversee the development of corporate standards, technology architecture, technology evaluation and transfer. They manage small to large teams of people responsible for developing and delivering IT solutions for the business and customers. Each role within this job family provides technical and business leadership to their organizations as well as to the business.

IT Leaders are also responsible for analyzing trends in technology, assessing the impact of emerging technologies on the business, providing solutions to address technology and business issues, and managing financial resources while ensuring the development of high-quality technology solutions. These solutions must be developed at the best possible cost and be aligned with customer and business needs while establishing relationships with employees and key internal and external stakeholders. They are also responsible for participating and leading the development of an IT governance framework that defines the working relationships and sharing of IT components among various IT groups within the organization.

To be successful, individuals must possess a combination of business, technical and leadership skills and competencies. This requires an understanding of client’s business needs, processes and functions. They also need a solid knowledge of IT infrastructure, architecture, applications development and support, networks, and computer operations. In addition, individuals working in this job family must have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Business and IT Strategy:

  • Develops the tactical components and strategies to achieve goals at an enterprise level.

  • Manages the development and implementation of IT initiatives to support business strategy.

  • Ensures that all programs and projects managed by PMO follow standards: workplan, budget, project organization and governance structure, communication, change management, performance management.

  • Stays current on industry trends in the development of enterprise planning tools that support agile, waterfall, and hybrid methodologies.

Change Management:

  • Articulates change.

  • Is active and visible throughout the change process.

  • Provides frequent, communication to department/organization and clients about the change (i.e., rationale, expected outcomes, the "big” picture) and the impact of the change (individual and business).

  • Builds a coalition of sponsorship (managers, staff and clients) and manages resistance to the change.

  • Identifies and removes obstacles to change.

Governance:

  • Oversees the administration of the Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Tool (Smartsheet).

  • Ensures consistent portfolio and project reporting and tracking across all stakeholders.

  • Builds and maintains relationships with cross-functional peers and Senior Leadership, to deliver high quality products that satisfy internal and external customer expectations.

  • Partners with IT Strategic Planning and Business Relationship Management for vetting of new pipeline opportunities.

  • Partners with the functional business and technology leaders on the implementation of program and project management processes, methods, techniques, tools, guidelines, and standards.

  • Leads or participates in a customer advisory board to manage IT services demand.

  • Communicates client’s needs and priorities and provides feedback on pricing and investment.

Architecture:

  • Provides input to technology planning within multiple functional areas.

  • Implements solutions consistent with current and future architecture.

Process Improvements:

  • Manages the improvement processes that impact customer satisfaction and relationships.

  • Owns the designated processes and is accountable for ensuring that established processes are followed.

Finance:

  • Participates in the development of IT budgets.

  • Tracks and takes appropriate steps to stay within budget.

  • Provides high-quality services at optimal cost to customers.

  • Measures service performance and implements improvements.

IT Technology Development:

  • Directs the development and implementation of technology solutions required to increase business efficiency and effectiveness.

Service Level Agreements (SLAs):

  • Participates and provides input to the SLA development process.

  • Ensures internal SLAs are met.

Vendor Management:

  • Provides advice and counsel to the vendor relationship decision-making and contract development processes.

  • Reviews service provider performance.

  • Identifies and confirms performance problems and notifies contract managers.

Resource Management:

  • Monitors ePMO and project team resource capacity and acts as the escalation point for constraints.

  • Lead and mentor a team of globally-dispersed Project Managers responsible for Enterprise-Level projects over 8 Business and Technology portfolios.

  • Meets regularly with team to gather work statuses.

  • Discusses work progress and obstacles.

  • Provides advice, guidance, encouragement and constructive feedback.

  • Ensures work, information, ideas, and technology flow freely across teams.

  • Establishes measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals.

  • Documents and presents performance assessments.

  • Recognizes and rewards associates commensurate with performance.

  • Implements organizational practices for staffing, EEO, diversity, performance management, development, reward and recognition, and retention.

Workforce Planning:

  • Identifies the roles, skills and knowledge required to achieve goals.

  • Ensures staff has the resources and skills needed to support all work initiatives within a limited number of COCs or functions.

  • Participates in IT workforce deployment activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • BS/BA degree in technical/information science or a related field.

  • 10+ years project management experience overseeing technology projects; 5 years should reflect direct management experience with increasing levels of management responsibilities.

  • 5+ years experience managing a group of Project Managers or Scrum Masters.

  • Expert-level knowledge of project and change management and associated methodologies, techniques, processes and approaches.

  • Knowledge of resource management tools.

  • At least 3+ Smartsheet administration/management experience (Control Center experience a plus).

  • Candidates must have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a dynamic, often remote-based environment.

  • Experience leading ePMO is preferred along with the skills to effectively manage a midsize team of project managers, and execute plans with focus on quality.

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

  • PMP and CSM certifications.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

People & Culture (HR) Director, WV Mali

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide leadership and management on all aspects of the organization’s human resource and organizational development functions, ensure that the National Office applies the good practice of stewardship by adequately and timely complying to the partnership’s recruitment procedures and guidelines and maximizing utilization of the resources for which they are budgeted for at all levels in the organization and advise, facilitate and support the countries leadership team in establishing country strategies and create organizational culture that encourages and rewards continuous learning and innovation, and which is firmly rooted in WVI’s Vision, Mission and Core Values

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide leadership to WVI Mali P&C Team and ensure P&C operations are implemented in accordance with the defined priorities, practices and country strategy.

  • To assist the National Director in creating an effective organizational structure that will support the overall program strategies of WV Mali.

  • Develop country P&C strategic plan in line with Global P&C strategy & Regional P&C priorities.

  • Develop annual P&C program implementation plan & budget.

  • Provide Leadership, coaching and mentoring to the P&C team in the areas of Recruitment, Performance Management, Compensation & Benefits, Employees Well-being, Learning & Development, HR policies & procedures.

  • Review country policies to ensure fair and effective recruitment & selection process in WV Mali (including job analyses, job descriptions, and recruitment procedures) in line with Regional resourcing standards.

  • Embed a culture of effective performance management that is in line with WVI’s Coaching for Performance (CFP) principles.

  • Develop, review and update human resource policies, procedures and systems and ensure that it is within national office and WV Partnership standards.

  • Supervise compensation & benefits in line with WV Global Total Rewards Policy.

  • Lead and develop effective corrective action procedures in WV Mali – including resolution of staff conflicts and grievances, and ensuring that staff have access to appropriate counseling interventions, as required.

  • Ensure appropriate staff support and care through various relevant initiatives including the implementation of a Staff Care Management/ Peer Support Program.

  • Network with other NGOs and organizations and identify potential resources that could contribute to WV Mali’s and Mali initiatives.

  • Effectively participate as a member of the Nationals Senior Leadership team and Regional People & Culture Leadership Forum.

  • Ensure adequate and timely follow up and tracking of all audit recommendation relating to the National Office, as agreed in the Management Response.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree preferably in Human Resources/Occupational Psychology, Business Administration with specialization in HR or relevant equivalent.

  • Knowledge of and/or experience across the portfolio desirable as a generalist HR background. The following specific experience would be beneficial.

  • Ability to assess, analyze and diagnose organizational realities and to use appropriate performance improvement technologies including consultancy and coaching skills.

  • Leadership competence, self-motivated and a team player.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in French and English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least 5 years related HR leadership experience.

  • Experience in an International NGO is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Chargé de Communication en Urgence

Job Announcement

World Vision Mali recruit for the following position (1):

TITLE: Emergency Communications Officer

Locality: Sevare

Contract type:Local

Report to: Emergency Response Manager

Supervise: None

World Vision does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

World Vision does not concern itself with information on bank accounts.

*Women are strongly encouraged to apply for.

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of this position is to produce a wide range of written and photographic communications resources/materials and manage platforms linked to the five focus areas of WV Communications that helps profile and market World Vision Mali’s humanitarian and emergency response work, both local and international.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Donor/Public Engagement Communications

  • Works, partners and coordinates with leaders and communications stakeholders to identify key audiences (funding, advocacy, partnering, influence, community) and crafts a focused communication (or external engagement) strategy, objectives, activities and plans to deliver and evaluate them.

  • Delivers on a documented communications strategy and its activities / outputs.

  • Responds to fluid situations adapting the communications strategy / plans to meet the desired outcome of response / context stakeholders.

  • Effectively engages and communicates with leadership and key stakeholders instilling confidence in response communications and its strategic goals.

  • Explores communications opportunities to partner externally, and effectively collaborates to drive and support response / context objectives.

  • Provides communications support to promote grant, technical and sector function positioning and visibility

  • Provides leaders with communications support through content creation and dissemination, ensuring information is shared among staff and key internal audiences / partners, using appropriate platforms and processes.

  1. Advocacy Communications

  • Collect advocacy stories, write and publish over web or blog site.

  • Develop and produce IEC Materials for different advocacy campaign undertaken by the WVM Response.

  • Provide support to other emergency functions engaged in any form of campaign / project which promotes behavioral change.

  • Execute communications strategies for advocacy campaigns in a support or lead capacity.

  1. Internal Communications

  • Support in the production of SitReps for the benefit of the partnership.

  • Work with Response Manager and other emergency functions to provide regular updates to partnership.

  • With the regional/NO support and guidance, execute required Communications Policies and Communications Strategy, ensure staff understanding and monitor for compliance.

  1. Media Communications

  • Develop and maintain key media contacts and facilitate visits from other World Vision/external partners.

  • Promote and protect the image of WV Mali and build relationships with different media houses.

  • Facilitate local and international media visits to market & profile WVM’s response.

  • Liaise with various print and electronic media to market WVM’s response.

  • Support the handling and management of all media crisis communications within the guidelines of the NO, RO and WVI.

  1. Branding

  • Analyses the humanitarian, media, political, security and response landscape for positioning opportunities and risk management in order to advise leadership (WV risk specialists) and effectively position World Vision, the response and humanitarian issues.

  • Understands World Vision’s brand - ensures conformity.

  • Ensures the response effectively positions itself with a clear narrative, key messages and Q&As, in alignment with the response communications strategy.

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:

  • Bachelor degree in Mass Communication, Journalism or related Field.

  • At least 3years (or more) relevant working experience in related field.

  • Experience in an emergency context.

  • Excellent writing, photographic and Video skills is required.

  • English and French language fluency (written and verbal).

  • Excellent interpersonal and cross-cultural communication skills.

  • Team player with good organizational skills.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • An energetic, analytical and self-starting approach to projects that involve significant responsibility.

  • Demonstrated ability to think and manage strategically, plan and meet deadlines.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Field-based

  • Travel: 40-50 % Domestic travel is required. Some international travel (5%)

  • On call: Always except on leave

Attitudes and behaviors:

World Vision reserves the right to disqualify a candidate who has any record relating to child abuse or opposite behavior to child protection, even after the hiring.

How to apply: http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-mali

*Deadline for submission of applications: December, 6th 2020

*Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), VisionFund Mali

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Lead the MFI, building an organization that honors Christian values positively impacting the lives of many families and children through the delivery of appropriate financial services and training with a focus on the rural areas of Mali.

Create a self-sustaining business with strong foundations (people, process, systems) that is capable of growing while managing risks.

Manage an effective and efficient operation, delivering to challenging financial and social performance targets.

Work closely with WV to develop integrated livelihoods programs, and obtain funding from the partnership and donors.

Deal with regulatory issues and reinforce RMCR positioning as a top regulated deposit-taking MFI in Mali.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Mission & Purpose & Business Acumen:

  • Delivery on child impact targets.

  • Develops, monitors and implements short and long term business plan.

  • Reports to the board using standard reporting templates on a regular basis.

  • Develops and deliver on key performance indicators for RMCR.

  • Ensures the culture of the whole organization reflects its mission and vision.

  • Develops key performance indicators as per VFI and Board guidelines.

  • Ensure that the plans are cascaded to implementation groups and staff.

Financial Management & Fundraising:

  • Ensures that annual financial projections, reports and budget are prepared for the board on time.

  • Recommends yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manages RMCR’s resources within those budget guidelines.

  • Ensures that effective and efficient financial management system is installed and maintained.

  • RMCR is stably profitable.

  • Develop proposals to acquire and maintain funding, credit lines, and others financial & non-financial resources required to attain VF objectives.

Risk Management & Compliance:

  • Ensures that all loans are prudently disbursed.

  • Ensures savings products are effectively priced and delivered (subject to MFI board approval).

  • Ensures that effective internal control and risk management system is established and maintained.

  • Formulates and implements guidelines, procedures, internal regulations that are consistent with the policies set forth by the Board, VFI and the industry regulators.

  • Ensures that the institution complies with the Central Bank requirements.

People, Leadership & Culture:

  • Provide effective Christ centered leadership & Culture.

  • Ensure recruitment of competent senior and middle management.

  • Ensures effective staff development, succession planning and performance management systems are in place at all levels & Compensation & benefits.

  • Approves and confirms staff appointment, promotion, demotion, termination and transfer.

  • Embodying of People & Culture policies & procedures.

  • Create a culture of performance where talent thrive, staff are engaged & motivated.

Integration & Partnership:

  • Ensure at national office and branch level integration strategies are fully understood, communicated and practiced.

  • Actively promote joint livelihoods projects with World Vision.

  • Ensures that both VFI and RMCR and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image.

  • Develops networks and strategic alliances to positively influence the economic policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum a Masters degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management or some other related field.

  • Must have at least ten years of working experience in senior management in a combination of the following: micro-enterprise lending organization, banking institution, a progressive corporate environment, international business, agricultural economics/development, or economic and business development institution.

  • Must have a clear understanding of micro finance industry and technology.

  • Must have worked experience in regulatory environment and better with institution that intermediate savings.

  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team.

  • Capability and willingness to lead the organization forward.

  • Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values.

  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach.

  • Fluent in French and working knowledge of English.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge in microfinance and banking

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Office environment: typical office based and frequent travel to fields (40% traveling and 60% office based).

  • Travel: 90% Domestic 10%

Chief of Party, Haiti or Burundi

*Position location to be determined; Burundi or Haiti.

World Vision is seeking a highly qualified Chief of Party (COP) for an upcoming Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Haiti and Burundi. We are seeking a dynamic and proven leader with technical expertise and experience managing multi-year USAID-funded programs in complex environments. The program will focus on increasing individual, household, and community resilience through strengthened, well-functioning, and inclusive market systems. The primary goals will be to increase market system efficiency, increase private sector investment and engagement, and increase household and community ability to recovery from shocks and stresses.

POSITION DESCRIPTION/SUMMARY:

The COP will be responsible for leading all technical, financial and administrative aspects of USAID program and will coordinate closely with USAID in developing, implementing, and revising the project’s overall field strategy. The COP will be the principal link between USAID, World Vision, and other partners and provide overall strategic and technical guidance to subcontractors. The COP will provide comprehensive expert technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the program, including monitoring and evaluation, and reporting to USAID. The COP oversee all staff and activities while promoting an adaptive management approach, and champion a collaborative, inclusive learning environment. The position is based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, or Gitega, Burundi and the 5-year program is expected to start in 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead overall technical vision, project management, and implementation of the project. Spearhead strategy development and utilize managerial tools and frameworks to improve the ability of the team to achieve project goals successfully and sustainably.

  • Effectively manage and supervise technical and finance/operations teams, including ensuring coordination between team leads, providing coaching and mentoring, and fostering a collaborative and adaptive work environment.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact with USAID regarding implementation and management matters relating to the contract. Ensure high-quality, efficient, and effective performance of the project in accordance with USAID rules and regulations.

  • Manage relationships with subcontractors and evaluate sub-contractor and grantee activities through consultative meetings, site visits, and reporting requirements. Manage and supervise work of all international consultants and local staff.

  • Lead collaboration, learning, and adaption (CLA) efforts with internal and external collaborators, adapting program as needed to optimize results per learning and contextual changes.

  • Oversee preparation and supervision of project work planning, budgets and pipeline analyses, performance management, and strategic communications. Facilitate the development of the project’s theory of change, oversee the implementation of the work plan, and track progress towards core indicators and learning objectives.

  • Ensure compliance with the organizational Security Risk Management Policy and implementation of associated plans, including the Country’s Security Risk Management Plan. Manage the team’s adherence to the Security Risk Management process, including personnel and asset protection, information gathering and sharing, training, reporting and investigations, and incident management.

  • Oversee technical activities of the project and ensure that impact is achieving sustainability and quality results defined in the contract

  • Ensure that the activities and results are implemented in a timely manner within the approved budget.

  • Make verbal or written presentations as requested by the client to varied audiences, both in-country and overseas.

  • Assure that assistance provided under the award is technically sound and appropriate for the needs to be addressed and for adequately managing and supervising the work of all staff in country.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in agricultural economics, agribusiness, agronomy, development, or related field from an accredited university.

  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible management experience working with programs that are of a similar scope and complexity. USAID contract management experience is highly preferred; Chief of Party experience is highly preferred.

  • Established track record of achieving results in complex environments is required. Experience working in Haiti highly desired.

  • Demonstrated experience in project designs, strategic planning, and implementation of market systems, agriculture, and resilience activities. Proven leadership in adaptive management and CLA approaches.

  • Demonstrated commitment to and experience improving inclusion and empowerment of underserved and marginalized groups of market actors including women, youth, rural smallholders, and others.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead collaborative working relationships with a diverse group of relevant stakeholders (producers, private sector, NGOs, government, and research institutions).

  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID rules and regulations is required.

  • For Burundi, Fluency in English required; For Haiti, fluency in French is required; Language proficiency in a local language highly preferred.