World Vision Mauritania has worked with the vulnerable children of Mauritania, their families and communities, since 1970.
Currently, World Vision Mauritania has a commitment to bring hope and help to children and communities in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects that promote change and improve well-being. Every year, about 1,118,000 children and adults benefit from World Vision Mauritania programmes, which currently operate in 4 provinces and cities throughout Mauritania.
Thank you for your interest in working with World Vision Mauritania!
WORLD VISION MAURITANIA
RECRUTE POUR SON BUREAU DE BOGHE
Vision Mondiale est un organisme d’aide à l’étranger des enfants ciblés pour leurs bien être.
POSITION : FACILITATEUR RENFORCEMENT DE CAPACITE
CONTRAT : CDD/CDI
Purpose of the position:
Assure la gestion de la Maison de la Société Civile comme lieu de référence des OCB pour l’élaboration autonome et concertée d’une position commune en matière de développement local et garantir en même temps, le maintien des contacts avec les autres Maisons de la Société Civile qui vont surgir dans le cadre des autres pôles d’activités en Mauritanie.
Faciliter l’accueil et les échanges d’informations entre représentants de la société civile dans les différentes typologies de problèmes dont ils font face.
Orienter et informer : sur les pistes de financements accessibles aux OCB, sur des aspects plus techniques grâce à une bibliothèque (numérique/physique) composée d’outils de gestion et d’outils techniques.
Offrir un appui au montage et suivi de microprojets.
Offrir un service d’appui/conseil au montage des plans d’affaires et d’orientation pour l’accès au crédit.
Offrir des formations à la carte aux OCB pour leur perfectionnement.
Maintenir le contact avec d’autres maisons de la Société civile en Mauritanie
Intégrité et engagement au mandat
Echange de connaissances / formation continue
Valorisation de la diversité
Capacité de communication
Capacité de travail en équipe
Capacités de gestion de conflits et autonomie
Prise de décision appropriée et transparente
Etre dynamique et proactif
Etre capable de travailler sous pression.
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:
Minimum Qualification required: Etre titulaire d’un diplôme en sciences sociales, gestion des organisations ou étude du développement
Avoir au moins 5ans d’expériences dans la gestion des organisations communautaires de base et en particulier dans la wilaya du Brakna.
- Avoir au moins 5ans d’expériences dans la gestion des organisations communautaires de base et en particulier dans la wilaya du Brakna.
- Expérience de travail avec les pouvoirs publics locaux
- Avoir des connaissances avérées des organisations communautaires de base et textes régissant la création et accompagnement des organisations de la société civile en Mauritanie
- Bonne compréhension des activités programmatiques de Vision mondiale
-Bonne planification, organisation et négociation, combinée à l'expérience de mobilisation communautaire et l'engagement
-Expérience du travail sur des projets de plaidoyer niveau local
Technical Skills & Abilities:
Bonne maitrise de l’outil informatique (Word, Excel et MS-DOS Office)
Avoir de habilites avérées en planification et de gestion du temps.
Maitrise du français, oral et écrit, bonne pratique des langues nationales : Hassanya et Poular
*Les dossiers de candidature envoyés hors de ce site ne seront pas considérés.
A compétences égales, les candidatures féminines sont fortement encouragées.
*Seul les candidats et Candidates présélectionnés seront contactés et soumis à un test.
*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.
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.
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.
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.
Provides input to technology planning within multiple functional areas.
Implements solutions consistent with current and future architecture.
Manages the improvement processes that impact customer satisfaction and relationships.
Owns the designated processes and is accountable for ensuring that established processes are followed.
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.
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.
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.
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.
*Please submit your CV in English.
PURPOSE OF POSITION:
The WV Mauritania Finance and Support Services Director provides overall leadership, oversight and management support for all aspects of financial and administration in the National Office. This position is seen as a strategic partner, member of the Senior Management Leadership Team and the National Office (NO), with a focus on ensuring accountability, stewardship, coordinating planning and budgeting process providing accurate financial data, analysis and advise, as well as developing financial strategy that best serves the NO strategic and programme objectives.
Assure that the office upholds high standards in the management of financial resources.
Assure accurate Fiscal Accounting, Compliance, Monitoring, and Reporting.
Assure the office completes effective Financial Planning and Budgeting.
Assure that the office established effective Financial Risk Management and Controls across the whole office.
Promote wise stewardship of resources across the organization.
Improve IT Infrastructure and Provide Quality Service.
Ensure improved office/programs connectivity.
Facilitate and ensure preparation of and adherence to computer usage policies.
Ensure office disaster preparedness and policies are updated to include new technologies, trends, and threats.
Assure that administration and logistic services are implemented according to standards and provide timely service.
Ensure that WV staff and assets are secured, safe, and well maintained; oversee logistics coordination.
Ensure that WV provides quality hospitality services to staff and visitors.
Responsible for vehicle procurement, management, and maintenance.
Contribute to the strategic leadership of the office.
Provide strong and positive leadership to the finance department ensuring competent and motivated staff are hired and retained, providing efficient delivery of services.
Coordinate professional and personal development of finance, supply chain, IT and administration staff through adequate orientation, on-the-job coaching.
Model Christ-centered servant leadership and support spiritual development of his/her team.
Actively contribute to and participate in the NO Senior Leadership team meetings.
Seek to develop talent and build capacity across the finance and administration department.
Advise and support in induction of new functional directors, grants managers or project team leads.
Coach, advise and mentor Finance staff in identifying their strength, gaps and addressing them.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:
Minimum 5 years of experience in finance position with medium business/medium NGO/government agency.
Minimum 3 years of experience in finance management position.
Experience with planning and forecasting.
Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.
Ability to travel within country, regional and internationally.
Fluency in English and French.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:
CA, CPA, ACCA or equivalent preferred.
MBA in Finance, Masters in Business Leadership(MBL), MSC in Finance/Accounting/Auditing preferred.
Knowledge of government grant regulations and financial reporting requirements preferred.
Knowledge of local accounting system preferred.
Solid knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash flow monitoring and internal accounting controls.
Highly flexible and agile in style with the ability to produce creative and pragmatic solutions to complex problems.
Demonstrates systems thinking.
Champions and Manages Innovation.
Must be able to lead and manage a team.
Good working knowledge of computerized accounting systems, preferably Sun Systems & ProVision.
Must be computer literate in Microsoft Office programs.
The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.
*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.
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.
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.
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.