World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Nicaragua

Es una organización cristiana humanitaria que desarrolla programas y proyectos que contribuyen con el Bienestar Sostenido de la niñez. Su Misión, Visión y Valores Centrales expresan un alto compromiso con los más vulnerables principalmente con los niños y niñas; es por eso World Vision contrata personas que cuenten con los conocimientos técnicos, las competencias, la experiencia y con un alto nivel de compromiso por el Bienestar de la Niñez.

World Vision oferta oportunidades de empleo en igualdad de condiciones, tomando como base fundamental las competencias, la experiencia y capacidades técnica definidas para cada puesto de trabajo, sin distinción de raza, origen étnico, nacionalidad, estado civil,  edad o discapacidad.

Como una organización enfocada en el Bienestar Integral de la niñez World Vision está comprometida en contratar personas que garanticen la protección de los niños y las niñas, que tengan conductas respetuosas con capacidad de denunciar comportamientos y acciones inapropiadas con los niños y las niñas.

World Vision está comprometida con atraer talento humano que encuentre en esta organización oportunidades para su crecimiento y desarrollo profesional en un ambiente donde se fomenta el trabajo en equipo, liderazgo compartido y la creatividad.

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Current Opportunities

Global Fund World Vision Director

Global Fund World Vision Director

Based in Nicaragua

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To Lead a strategic plan and launch the Health technical program, which includes two key components, specifically HIV and Tuberculosis. The Director supervises and monitors human and technical resources, and he/she represents WV Nicaragua before both public and private institutions and community-based organizations and performs other required duties that may arise.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

Ensure efficient financial and programmatic implementation of the TB & HIV grant, funded by WV and the Global Fund:

  • Annual Operating Plan.

  • Monthly monitoring of budgetary execution/spending.

  • Six-monthly internal control audit and accountability.

  • Action plan, as provided in the annual external audit.

  • TB & HIV purchase plan prepared and launched in conjunction with MINSA and the Global Fund.

  • TB & HIV Monitoring Plan.

Ensure adherence to the WV-Global Fund agreement:

  • Monthly rendering of accounts to WV.

  • Rendering of accounts to the Global Fund.

  • Follow-up to observe if the TB & HIV Performance Framework is being fulfilled.

In conjunction with the Global Fund, ensure smooth programmatic and budgetary progress, including proper environment and internal control actions/activities performed by the sub-recipients of the TB & HIV grant:

  • Follow up and monitor attainment of monthly/quarterly/annual goals and objectives of sub-recipients.

  • Follow up contract performance, sub-recipient manual and action plans [based on the] audit for sub-recipients.

Maintain strategic relationships with the Ministry of Health (MINSA), and other institutions engaged in gathering of information and implementation of TB & HIV programs:

  • Actions are coordinated with MINSA to update: List of health supplies, country strategic plans and evaluation of TB & HIV plans.

  • Cooperative relationships partnerships with both public and private organizations.

  • Advocacy for public policies and private initiatives on health projects related to the project.

RESPONSIBILITIES AT THE INSTITUTIONAL LEVEL:

  • Follow and implement WV] Child Protection Policy.

  • Ensure that World Vision is a safe organization for children.

  • Participate in the national-level [emergency] response team in case of emergency situations.

  • Participate in humanitarian response operations in case of national-level emergencies.

  • Identify or participate in the raising of financial and non-financial funds.

  • Diversify financial and non-financial funds at the National Office level.

  • Encourage the protection of the staff under his/her responsibility in all their different dimensions, specifically physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual.

  • Take an active role in devotionals and other activities that promote spiritual growth.

  • Support personal and institutional-level protection initiatives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Education:

  • Bachelor´s of Medicine and/or Surgery or MPH.

  • Master Degree in Public Health.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Skills and experience in leading programs focused on human rights and sexual diversity.

  • Excellent command of the English and Spanish languages (speaking, writing and reading skills).

  • Skills in networking with private and public institutions [engaged] in public health [actions] at the national and international level.

  • Skills in negotiating and reaching a consensus in different environments.

Experience:

  • 10 years of experience in management of health programs launched with international and/or national cooperation funds.

  • Formulation and evaluation of projects.

  • Strategic and operating planning.

FACILITADOR DE MONITOREO

WORLD VISION NICARAGUA

DESCRIPCIÓN DE PUESTO

Título del puesto: FACILITADOR DE MONITOREO

Área: MERCANCIAS

División: TRABAJO DE CAMPO

Fecha de revisión: JULIO 2019

PROPÓSITO DEL PUESTO

Mantener la coordinación y el desarrollo de las relaciones con los grupos de interés, administradores y maestros de escuelas, así como también sensibilizar a la comunidad sobre el manejo adecuado de los alimentos, su preparación y la importancia nutricional para el consumo.

PRINCIPALES RESPONSABILIDADES

Responsabilidades principales

  1. Movilizarse a las comunidades, y centros escolares para garantizar que el trabajo de campo sea realizado. Conocer adecuadamente las zonas de implementación.

  2. Realizar monitoreo y visitas a los centros escolares metas Llevar a cabo el registro y verificación del consumo de la merienda escolar por los beneficiarios del proyecto. Asegurar que la información suministrada corresponde con la herramienta aplicada y a los documentos entregados.

  3. Elaborar informes de distribución de alimentos, informes mensuales y trimestrales de actividades e historias de éxito.

  4. Monitoreo de la distribución de alimentos en coordinación con el MINED.

  5. Asegurar una revisión cruzada de la información suministrada por el MINED y las herramientas utilizadas para el registro del consumo de merienda escolar.

  6. Velar por la calidad y veracidad de la información contenida en las herramientas de control aplicadas.

  7. Revisión del formato para el control del consumo de Merienda Escolar por parte de los beneficiarios.

CONOCIMIENTOS, DESTREZAS Y HABILIDADES

Mínimo Preferible

Educación

Título en Administración de Empresas. Ingeniero agrónomo, técnicos agrícolas, estudiantes de carreras agrícolas e ingeniería, estadísticas, economistas.

Conocimientos y habilidades

Habilidades de trabajo en equipo.

Conocimientos básicos de informática en el procesamiento de textos, hojas de cálculo, Internet y correo electrónico.

Equipo de Trabajo

Rápido aprendizaje

Capacidad para trabajar bajo iniciativa propia.

Implementación de técnicas de planificación y organización.

Implementación de técnicas de movilización de las comunidades.

Experiencia

2 años de experiencia en trabajo comunitario.

Motocicleta indispensable

Departamentos: Nueva Segovia, Estelí, León

Capacidades Centrales y Capacidades de logro

El logro de resultados de calidad y servicios.

La práctica de la rendición de cuentas e integridad.

La comunicación de información de manera efectiva.

Capacidades de pensamiento

Pensar con claridad, profundamente y ampliamente.

Comprensión de gestión humanitaria.

Comprensión de la misión y las operaciones de WV.

La práctica de la innovación y el cambio.

Capacidades de autogestión

Demostración de la vida y el trabajo centrado en Cristo.

Aprender para el crecimiento y el desarrollo.

Mantener el equilibrio entre trabajo/vida

Capacidades relacionales

La construcción de las relaciones de colaboración.

Respetar el género y la diversidad cultural.

Influir en las personas y grupos

Talent and Leadership Director, VisionFund International

*Preferred position locations: London, Kenya, Federal Way-WA, USA or Monrovia, USA where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The role provides a strong mix of strategic and operational experience to VisionFund’s dedicated global staff. Developing leaders, high-potential talent and a highly effective workforce across the Network will be key to the success of the VisionFund strategy and Our Promise. Reporting to Global People & Culture and Governance Director, this role, together with the VFI executives, and in alignment with World Vision Talent Management strategy and processes, will be responsible for building Talent and Leadership strategies that are purpose-driven, performance-oriented, and principles-led.

The role will lead the development of Vision Fund’s leadership academy and Talent Management strategy to ensure VisionFund has a strong leadership pipeline and is able to attract and retain highpotential leaders with the necessary development support. Talent and Leadership strategies will support both strategic and operational effectiveness, they will foster a collective agile and learning culture where high potentials are enabled to thrive.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic and Operational Effectiveness:

  • Building a robust organizational leadership framework and core competencies scorecard to track and strengthen organizational capabilities.

  • Developing and maintain tools in order to align organizational needs and gaps.

  • Developing a talent strategy that identifies and cultivate a talent pool for the organisation of tomorrow organizational mindsets and behaviors.

  • Developing and collaborating with World Vision, VFI specific talent initiatives to foster succession planning and identify ‘high potential’ talent for longer term development planning.

  • Designing and implement an effective Talent Review processes to ensure VFI has the capability required to drive future strategic goals.

  • Forecasting future leadership needs and coordinating that with overall workforce planning.

  • Contribute to talent identification, leadership recruitment and selection.

Agile and Learning Culture:

  • Developing VisionFund’s leadership academy programme that fosters a high performing culture of excellence.

  • Influencing organisational culture and engagement by strengthening VisionFund’s brand and utilizing core competencies for staff and leaders.

  • Delivering on the diversity and inclusivity goals of organization to foster a learning culture, based on curiosity, engagement, insight and determination.

  • Developing and utilizing (already available) talent management and culture tools and practices that foster growth and collaboration between leaders.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Track record in designing and successfully implementing Talent Management and Review processes and resultant initiatives in complex international organizations.

  • Proven in the review of and establishment of leadership development frameworks across a ‘group’; functional and regional basis, building an ‘organizational way’ of leadership.

  • Strong expertise in learning and development and capacity development in complex organizational settings.

  • Senior HR executive with extensive experience in provide HR capability to senior executives, presidents/CEO’s and Boards.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially at Executive level.

  • High service / customer orientation and commercial mind-set.

  • Strong Cross-Cultural Communication, Facilitation, Coaching and development skills across major cultural areas.

  • Understanding of business needs and drivers and ability to deliver value added solutions.

  • Bias for action and capacity to deliver efficiently and effectively. Capability in project managing multiple complex strategies across a complex organization and multiple geographies.

  • Clear and positive Christian faith commitment and capacity to provide leadership and guidance in this area.

  • University degree in HR, Business or related field. A relevant Master’s degree would be considered desirable, coupled with extensive senior and executive level HR management.

  • Innovative and problem-solving skills and capacity to deliver under pressure; pragmatism; persistence.

  • Relevant field experience and understanding of the wider context within which VFI operates.

  • Related Global HR certification desirable.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

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