World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Mozambique

World Vision Mozambique serves children in communities across the country through child sponsorship, with programmes providing including health care, education, and water and sanitation. World Vision started operations in the country in 1983, providing assistance to people displaced by war. Eventually transitioning to development programming, World Vision created its first Area Development Programme (ADP) with child sponsorship in 1997. Currently, there are 110,000 children registered in 31 sponsorship programmes. World Vision programmes serve a total of 3.5 million people in Gaza, Tete, Zambezia, and Nampula provinces.

Current Opportunities

Project Manager Food for Asset (FFA)

BACKGROUND:

On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Mozambique Beira City, leaving devastating loss of life and large-scale destruction of assets and infrastructure in its wake. In the following days, some entire villages including schools were destroyed and submerged as floodwaters rose across the central region of the country in the provinces of Sofala, Zambezia, and Manica. An estimated 1.85 million people have been affected by the cyclone and the subsequent floods within the three provinces.

World Vision has established an Emergency Management Structure based in Beira (Sofala Province) for the Mozambique response in order to coordinate efforts effectively across multiple levels of the organization and through the UN Cluster system. The Mozambique Response Plan aims to reach 150,000 affected people through the provision of support in the following sectors: WASH, Child Protection, Health and Nutrition, Food and NFIs, Livelihoods, Protection and Education.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide technical support to all Food Assistance for Assets projects in the district following WVI food assistance minimum standards.

The position holder will be the focal point for both internal and external engagements related to WFP FFA project on behalf of Southern Africa Food and Cyclone Emergency Response SAFCER program in Chemba district

The person will spearhead working with relevant technical departments including Agriculture, Irrigation, Environment, Health and Nutrition, Infrastructure at district level, partners and community partners to implement FFA project and ensure that the communities are implementing the FFA activities timely according to plan.

The incumbent will provide technical support to field-based teams; promote team spirit, a culture of information sharing and excellence in internal/external coordination. Daily weekly and monthly plans, implementation and reports. Lead in communication with Beira office regularly. Communicate with stakeholders in the district including government and NGOs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership: Provide strategic oversight and leadership of the ADA Chemba FFA Project according to Disaster Management Team (DMT) and donor standards and agreements.

  • Lead FFA project activities roll out from district government to community leadership and beneficiaries.

  • Lead district WV Mozambique team in planning, implementation and reporting.

  • Coordinate with and where appropriate, develop integrated program interventions with other program partners in the district (in particular – Food Assistance, livelihoods, Nutrition and Climatic change) in the same operational area to ensure a coordinated response.

  • Define work plans, timelines and budget to implement FFA activities.

  • Manage FFA project budget including regular budget reviews to ensure available funding is being maximized to achieve project objectives and expenditure complies with WV and donor requirements.

  • Provide quality oversight, monitoring and ongoing support for program delivery.

  • Review, write and submit high quality FFA management and program monitoring reports that meet the needs of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Submit Daily Distribution Reports.

Commodity Distribution:

  • Lead the team to conduct organized distribution according to WVI standards including banners, ration boards.

  • Use of LMMS in beneficiary registration and distribution to keep records and serve beneficiaries timely.

  • Layout of distribution points and beneficiaries informed of all the processes.

Monitoring and Evaluation:

  • Lead in the establishment and training of FFA implementation committees, Help Desk Committees, FDP Committees

  • Conduct ODMs and PDMs, and feedback to communities of complaints.

Grants Acquisition:

  • Coordinate development of new project proposals and concept notes in response to Food Assistance funding opportunities.

Coordination:

  • Liaise and coordinate with Ministry of Agriculture, Irrigation, Health and INGC in implementation of FFA activities and Food distributions.

  • Active engagement with district Food Security Cluster meetings.

  • Participate actively in cluster (or sector) meeting to contribute to design the Food Security sector strategy based on best practices and lessons learnt.

  • Maintain high level of coordination with partners from other sectors (especially child protection, health and nutrition) in all phases of project cycle to deliver advocacy messages and integrate functional competency in staffing programs.

Budgetary Control:

  • Manage the FFA project resources and budget in conjunction with Finance Department and ensure spending and expenditures are within budget and adhere to donor requirements. Ensure no over/under spending on projects.

FFA Activities Implementation:

  • Lead district team in beneficiary registration using community participation.

  • Use MoUs for FFA agreements with communities.

  • Lead the team in following all the FFA process.

  • Submit monthly CTS reports before 10th each month after distributions.

  • Submit CPDR, Invoices to WFP for payments and follow up payments.

  • Submit CSS and have it signed by WFP for uploading to FGDB.

Networking and Collaboration:

  • Attend key district humanitarian meetings and report discussions to Beira.

Capacity Building:

  • Ensure staff are training on Commodity Management, LMMS, CTS, FFA.

  • Train staff on CBT.

  • Support the design of a national capacity building strategy and plan.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree with minimum of five years’ experience in Food Assistance management and programing in emergencies. A Master’s degree in Humanitarian Assistance or related field from a recognized University will be an advantage.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience designing, planning, implementing, supervising and reporting on WFP Programming and at least 3 years’ experience in FFA management.

  • Experience in LMMS and CTS reporting and troubleshooting.

  • Experience in use of WFP Invoicing.

  • The holder of this position must be a results orientated leader who can manage and satisfy multiple and at times competing organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.

  • Must also have solid public relations skills and be a strong team player.

  • Must be analytical, innovative and self-managed leader.

  • Strong design, monitoring and evaluation skills preferred.

  • Strong experience in working in WFP projects GFD, VGF, FFA, School Feeding, SFP.

  • English

  • Portuguese an added advantage.

Preferred:

  • Minimum a Bachelor’s degree and minimum five years experience in Food Assistance programming. A Master’s degree in Humanitarian Assistance or related field from a recognized University will be an advantage.

  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience implementing FFA, supervising and reporting using LMMS and CTS.

  • Preferred: International experience, managing staff from multiple backgrounds and contexts

  • Excellent proposal development skills and familiar with WFP grant regulations.

  • Must have proven networking and donor engagement skills.

  • They must have both an extensive conceptual understanding of and demonstrated practical command for implementing program design, management and evaluation principles.

  • The holder of this position must be a results orientated leader who can manage and satisfy multiple and at times competing organizational, donor and other stakeholder demands.

Work Environment:

  • 90 percent based in the Field Chemba district remote rural area.

  • 10 percent travel to Beira for reporting and Invoicing and office supplies.

Health and Nutrition Project Manager - SAFCER Response

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Health and Nutrition Manager will provide sector technical leadership and management in project and proposal design, staff capacity building, quality assurance, evaluation and documentation for multiple health and nutrition projects under Southern Africa Food and Cyclone Emergency Response (SAFCER) in Mozambique.

SAFCER Goal:

To address immediate and longer-term humanitarian and recovery needs of persons affected by floods and cyclone in Mozambique. This work is primarily focused on central and northern Mozambican provinces of Sofala, Manica, Zambezia and Cabo Delgado but may spread to other locations as required. Key sectors of the program include: Food assistance, Non-Food Items, WASH, Health, Nutrition, Food Security, Livelihoods, Children in Emergencies, Protection and Child Protection. The project area covers camps, host communities and returnees.

Position Goal:

To provide leadership for the WVI SAFCER primary Health and nutrition program. This includes the provision of technical input into assessments, program design, budgets, monitoring and evaluation. Developing sector approaches and strategy.

Planning the designs and budgets and setting up of Health and Nutrition activities with the support of local team leaders and health and multi-sector project managers. Support the project implementation leads (project coordinators) and develop their understanding of the technical approaches. Building links with other stakeholders including Government representatives, other NGOs in Health and Nutrition related sectors (e.g. child protection, Camp management, UN, health cluster and sub cluster, etc.) to identify gaps. Provide technical leadership for in advocacy and effectiveness research related to health in emergencies in partnership with M&E and Advocacy colleagues.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assessment, Design and Acquisition Planning:

  • Lead the technical approach design for new health and nutrition projects.

  • Under guidance of the programmes team and with support from field teams, write / co-develop WASH proposal technical section, budget, budget narratives, cross-cutting theme integration with WASH (gender, DNH, protection, WASH…).

  • Engage with MoH, WHO, health sub cluster, Nutrition Working Group, donors and program officers to identify gaps and needs for new programming.

  • Work closely with the MEAL (M&E) team to select indicators and develop monitoring plans & assessments for health and nutrition projects.

  • In close collaboration with the Programmes Team, develop an acquisition plan and engage with donors to promote health and nutrition funding.

  • Lead the development of the health and nutrition components of the response and strategy.

Provide Technical Guidance to existing Projects:

  • At project startup, train project staff on technical approach. Help project managers design a capacity-building plan for project and or partner staff. Help facilitate startup workshops.

  • Provide support to project managers and Area Managers implementing health and nutrition projects.

  • Assist in the formation of statistical reports on nutrition and health program operations, including morbidity data and pharmaceutical use.

  • Establish and maintain World Vision and other best practice standards for health and nutrition programs.

  • Monitor and assist in evaluating health and nutrition program.

  • Ensure that gender and protection mainstreamed in all activities and within the community.

  • Active participation with all stakeholders, including MoH, WHO, Cluster, other operating partners, community, and other health and nutrition actors to ensure programme coherence and avoidance of service gaps and overlap.

  • Engage in health cluster, nutrition-working group and sub cluster meetings. Demonstrate WV capacity to the clusters.

Supervisory Responsibilities/Capacity Building/Training:

  • To assess, design and implement appropriate training programs to equip and upgrade knowledge and skills of health and nutrition staff, and MoH in conjunction with WHO.

  • Assist coordinators and team leaders in other sectors in development of appropriate to health, nutrition, and hygiene and nutrition promotion information.

  • Capacity building for health and nutrition teams with reference to community processes.

  • Document training program results.

Humanitarian Accountability:

  • Ensure the programs take into account local capacities of local personnel and local community groups, ensure open community participation and consultation.

  • Orient and train staff, community and partners on international standards (e.g. The Sphere Project etc.) and their application.

  • Ensure the Program Accountability Framework is integrated in the health and nutrition interventions.

  • Promote local capacities for peace by periodic analysis of program impact on and potential for conflict between beneficiaries and non-beneficiaries, and adjust program accordingly.

Technical Programming Oversight:

  • Provide overall guidance and leadership to implement Women, Adolescent and Young Child Space (WAYCS) project model to ensure that the Child Wellbeing outcomes (CWBO) and targets are considered. Prepare social behavior change communication materials.

Representation and Coordination:

  • Actively engage in nutrition cluster and other relevant technical working. groups, will control the budget and prepare reports and work collaboratively with sectors as and when necessary.

  • Work Planning and Reporting.

  • Collect, compile, analyze and prepare monthly report and submit to Operation Manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Essential: Medical qualification, such as Bachelor degree in Medicince (MD/MBBS, MBCHB), Nursing, Nutrition and/or Public Health qualification (international health).

  • A Masters’ degree in any of these mentioned fields would be highly desirable.

  • A high level of diplomacy, presentation and networking skills is required.

  • Understanding of international standards, including SPHERE, IYCF, emergency management, security awareness etc.

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Ability to manage work life and work without supervision.

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Able to use a computer, with word-processing and spreadsheets, (e.g. Microsoft Office).

  • Understanding of internet and email.

  • Experience in managing staff, partners and facilitating capacity building.

  • Personal Security Training: Completed a recognized personal security course in the past 3 years. - Essential

  • 5 – 7 years’ experience in a developing country in managing Disaster Response/Relief programs in health and nutrition involving strategy development, assessments, design, planning, implementation, budgeting, reporting, and evaluation and monitoring. - Essential

  • Proven ability in capacity building including training.

  • Experience in working in culturally diverse setting.

  • Experience in working in Humanitarian and/or development.

  • Full commitment to World Vision’s core values and mission statement.

  • Full adherence to World Vision International Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

  • Full adherence to security protocols.

  • Motivated and goal orientated.

  • Excellent analytical/problem-solving skills and detail-orientation.

  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written).

  • Knowledge of basic Portuguese language will be desirable.

  • Proven organizational skills and time management.

  • Excellent computer skills, familiarity with MS Word, Lotus Notes, MS Excel and Power Point would be an added advantage.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all staff and other key partners.

  • Good planning and organizational skills.

  • Advance Computer skills.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 50% of the time within all provinces where SAFCER implements health and nutrition projects.

Director – Global Fleet Management

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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

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

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

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

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Fleet Strategy & Practice Development:

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

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

Strategic Fleet Management:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Relationship Management:

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

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

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

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

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

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

Capacity Building:

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

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

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

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

Knowledge Management & Quality Assurance:

  • Promote alignment with WV Fleet Management Policy.

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

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

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

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

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

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

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

  • Proven experience in Financial Cost Centre management.

  • Procurement, Supply Chain or Logistics experience.

  • Understanding of Humanitarian operations.

  • Proven experience in managing coaching and developing staff.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • Flexibility in work hours is expected.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

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

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

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

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

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

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

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

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

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

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

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

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

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

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

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

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

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

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

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

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

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

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

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

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

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist