Job Opportunities with World Vision Niger

World Vision Niger has worked with the vulnerable children of Niger, their families and communities, since 1994.

Currently, World Vision Niger has a commitment to bring hope and help to vulnerable children and communities in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects that promote change and improve well-being.

Thank you for your interest in working with World Vision Niger!

Director of Global Compliance

*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:

In connection with the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) group, this position provides leadership for the WVI global compliance function. The Director will be expected to understand and evaluate WVI’s unique organizational environment, and apply a deep understanding of technical compliance principles to establish a recently developed function that will deliver an effective organization-wide compliance program. To accomplish these goals, the Director will need to possess a strong understanding of compliance best practices, and be able to exhibit creativity and strategic thinking in designing and implementing a framework that will enable the organization to effectively identify and manage its

internal and external requirements. The Director will be expected to act as a champion for fostering a culture of compliance in the organization. In particular, challenging existing negative perceptions of the compliance field, and demonstrating the benefits and value that a compliance practice can bring to WVI. This will include driving adherence to policy management standards, chairing the policy oversight committee, and advising stakeholders on policy development and revision. This role will also advise and support mandatory employee compliance training programmes ensuring a high degree of quality. This role will lead and support a network of Compliance Champions throughout the

organization who will act as focal points for their individual offices in leading the implementation and maintenance of local compliance functions and a compliance framework and monitoring tool.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Chair the policy coordination committee and act as a subject matter expert on policy management standards to ensure existing and new policies are in alignment.

  • Partner with a wide range of stakeholders and policy owners to advise on policy management and development best practices.

  • Maintain a network of partners and compliance champions throughout the organization to implement and support the Field Office Compliance Framework and monitoring tool.

  • Act in an advisory capacity to ensure employee training programmes and communications are effective at educating employees on expected behaviours.

  • Develop and deliver regular reporting to senior leadership and/or the Board on the effectiveness of the compliance program, highlighting any significant gaps requiring intervention.

  • Within the context of NGO Compliance practitioners and networking groups, act as a leader in developing sharing innovative best practices in place in World Vision.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor degree in finance, business, project management, security or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of work experience leading a compliance programme or related function.

  • Membership in a global compliance institute/organization.

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience in developing and implementing strategies that produce results.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in setting strategic goals, measures of success and priorities.

  • Ability to understand and align cross-functional strategic priorities.

  • Knowledge and experience in managing a compliance function.

  • Ability to effectively engage with executive level management in championing compliance and implementing it as relatively new discipline in the organization.

  • Experience in managing stakeholders and business units to achieve results.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Externally recognized compliance certification or qualification preferred.

  • International and/or prior experience working with an INGO.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

Procurement Solutions Centre Director

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

*For WV internal applicants only.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Procurement Solutions Centre Director (PSC) will develop and implement strategy for, and lead the global Procurement/Supply Chain function for the organization to optimize the delivery of products and services through strategic sourcing and category management. The PSC Director will co-lead all Regional Supply Chain Directors and indirectly lead the Supply Chain function for National Offices. This will include recruitment, performance management, talent development and operational priorities and execution. This position also supervises the Global Center Buyers, and the Global Grant and Supply Chain Compliance Director, and connected functions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute the global Procurement strategy including strategic sourcing, category management, and procurement risk management.

  • Manage vendor and stakeholder relationships, including contract negotiations and performance.

  • Partner and collaborate with the ProVision team to optimize functionality of processes and tools.

  • Lead and manage GC buyers and staff to be accountable for effective and efficient delivery of goods/services at the best possible prices.

  • Negotiate contracts and monitor vendor performance.

  • Lead annual procurement planning process with GC and field stakeholders. Provide market analysis and advise to stakeholders for effective decision-making.

  • Lead and manage the Global Grant and Supply Chain Compliance Director and function.

  • Co-lead and manage with the Regional SDOs the six Regional Supply Chain Directors, to deliver on the Supply Chain strategies that support global field operations.

  • Develop and implement Supply Chain standards, performance metrics/KPI's, and strategy.

  • Identify and implement continuous improvements to simplify processes and drive operational excellence.

  • Build capacity and bench strength of the global supply chain function.

  • Identify and track key performance indicators and operational targets for GC and Field procurement that align with leadership expectations and goals, including but not limited spend analysis, negotiated savings, on-time payments, etc.

  • Develop and deliver dashboard reporting tool for leadership showing progress against goals.

  • Develop, implement and manage annual global Procurement budgets and cost recovery targets (procurement fee).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Masters' degree in supply chain management, business administration or comparable experience required.

  • Professional certificate in purchasing, transportation and/or logistics and current member of CSCMP, CILT, CAPS or CIPS strongly preferred.

  • Proficiency in contract negotiations, audit procedures, legal regulations. Basic understanding of accounting principles.

  • Budgeting and cost center management, including forecasting and cost recovery.

  • 15 years experience in sourcing, supply chain management or comparable field.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in complex and multi-faceted work environment.

  • Able to lead a virtual and/or matrix team effectively.

  • Expertise in developing and implementing a global procurement strategy.

  • Clear conceptual and critical thinker who can convert ideas into outcomes.

  • Master negotiator.

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.

  • Project Management.

  • Fluent in English (written and oral).

  • Additional language desired, but not required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Lean-Six Sigma training or certification preferred but not required. Project Management certification preferred but not required.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • May to travel up to 25-30% domestically and internationally.

  • Capacity to work from home, requiring flexibility in working hours over a range of WV timezones, and to do so effectively.

Grants Finance Manager, WV Niger

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Grants Finance Manager is responsible for the financial management of PATRIP grant and further planned projects developed and validated in cooperation with World Vision Germany. S/he ensures proper financial management, accountability, planning, and reporting in alignment with the goals of the grant, World Vision financial procedures, donors’ regulations, and the grant agreement. The Grant Finance Manager ensures that national legislation is adhered to, and that the country specific standards are applied in ensuring efficient use of resources. With a growing portfolio, the position supports capacity development of more junior staff with potential in the region.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grant Financial Management:

  • Visit the field periodically to ensure financial controls and procedures are in place.

  • Support Grant Accountants in their day to day activities.

  • Review payment vouchers and other journals to ensure proper coding in accordance with required standards.

  • Ensure all balances in the balance sheet relating grants are reconciled monthly and up to date.

  • Ensure full compliance with internal control procedures relating to grants.

  • Oversees all accounts, ledgers, and reporting systems, ensuring compliance with appropriate Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, regulatory requirements.

  • Advice the Finance Director and Project Manager on level of grants risks exposures.

  • Follow up on timely basis settlement advices to Support Offices.

  • Participate in project performance monitoring and evaluation in accordance with donor requirements.

  • Manage cash flow and forecasting and develop a reliable cash flow projection process and reporting mechanism that includes minimum cash threshold to meet operating needs.

  • Closely collaborate with Supply Chain Unit and Project Manager on cash flow planning and local tax obligations.

  • Provide support on the development of the annual program team operating budget, monitor actual performance and develop project projections.

  • Practice standard financial systems, including implementation of good internal controls, asset monitoring and reconciliation of all funds accounts.

  • Implement financial policies in accordance with World Vision Field Financial Manual, Donor Rules and Regulations and local financial regulations.

Grant Financial Reporting:

  • Ensure grant reports are shared and discussed with the project team and submitted to donors/support offices within the required time schedule.

  • Review and/or generate financial reports with use of donor templates for compliance with grant and donor requirements.

  • Assist the Finance Director in responding to queries from donor, support offices and other internal stakeholders.

  • Ensure high quality standards are maintained in the development of grant budget (including revisions) in coordination with project team.

  • Analyze grant budget expenditure against approved budget through variance analysis and advise project management on potential over/under spending for corrective actions.

  • Ensure alignment of ledger data with final grants reports as part of project close out, ensure all pending payments are cleared and budget commitments made on PBAS database per respective donor and World Vision close-out procedures.

Sub-recipient Monitoring and Capacity Building:

  • Manage and ensure Sub-recipients have internal control systems in place such that accounting records are complete, accurate and are maintained on a consistent basis within the generally acceptable accounting principles and in accordance with the donor regulations.

  • Ensure timely submission of reports by sub-recipients to enable review and consolidation of report for timely submission to donor.

  • Train project non-finance and finance staff on grant regulations and World Vision finance policies and procedures.

Audit:

  • Assist the Finance Director in making adequate preparation for all types of audits by making information and documents readily available to auditors.

  • Assist in preparation of timely responses to audit queries/findings.

  • Contribute to the development of plans for implementation of audit recommendations.

  • Implement finance related audit recommendations relating to grants within timelines.

Administration:

  • Ensure all copies of final signed Grant agreements documents are properly and securely filed including electronic copies on available system.

  • Ensure proper storage of financial reports and records pertaining to grants in line with donor requirements.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Perform other duties as assigned by line manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance or a related study.

  • A minimum of 5 years grants financial management experience.

  • Must demonstrate experience working with partner organization.

  • Demonstrated experience working with remote teams in fragile context.

  • Excellent analytical, organizational and computer skills.

  • Good written and spoken English and French skills required.

  • Excellent command of Excel and Sunsystems.

  • Must be able to work with multiple deadlines and high demands.

  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential information with absolute discretion.

  • Excellent financial and analytical skills.

  • Excellent communication and drafting skills for effective reporting on programme financial performance.

  • Ability to operate in a cross-cultural environment requiring flexibility.

  • At least five years of accounting and/or grants management experience.

  • At least 2 years’ experience managing staff.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Work in an international/domestic relief and development organization is preferred.

  • Solid grant finance experience and track record.

  • Experience in training/capacity development.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Fields / office-based position.

  • Travel: 30 % domestic/international travel is required.

  • On call: 10%

Coordinateur DME

Avis de recrutement

WORLD VISION,

ONG INTERNATIONALE CHRETIENNE CENTREE SUR L’ENFANT,

lance un avis de recrutement pour :

Un (1) Coordinateur - Conception, Suivi et Evaluation

Localisation: Ouallam

But du poste

Sous la supervision du Coordinateur du Projet au Niger, le/la Coordinateur (trice) en suivi-évaluation du projet « Regreening Africa » sera chargé(e) d’assurer la mise en œuvre efficace et efficiente des activités de suivi-évaluation, de capitalisation et d’apprentissage du projet.

Tâches principales

  • Elaborer la cartographie de suivi du projet et fournir un appui technique efficace dans le suivi, la collecte des données, la supervision et les évaluations du Projet selon les directives du bailleur ;

  • Assurer la création, la mise à jour et la gestion adéquate d’une base de données pour le projet ;

  • Appuyer l’équipe du projet dans la définition des indicateurs clés aussi bien quantitatifs que qualitatifs et en lien avec les objectifs et les résultats attendus ;

  • Suivre la mise en œuvre dudit projet (développement du système, visites terrains, échanges…) et la mise à jour des outils de supervision périodique du projet,

  • Assurez la coordination dans la préparation et l'exécution des différentes évaluations du projet (traitements des informations et évidences) ; assurer l’actualisation des outils de monitoring et participer efficacement dans l’élaboration des rapports y compris d’impacts.

  • Mettre en place un système opérationnel de redevabilité avec les bénéficiaires à travers des revues des données avec les communautés et en assurer la qualité de données par la vérification de la collecte sur le terrain (enquêtes ménages, discussions de groupes et individuelles...)

  • Collaborer avec le Coordinateur et les agents terrains pour l’élaboration des différents rapports et la gestion des différents documents de travail selon les normes du bailleur.

  • Appuyer les différents processus de planification du Projet, contribuer à l’élaboration des différents plans d’actions et termes de référence, faciliter la mise en œuvre en collaborant avec les services techniques, les communautés et autres partenaires

  • Former l’équipe du projet et les partenaires de mise en œuvre sur les outils de suivi évaluation et leur utilisation ; appuyer le processus de suivi évaluation au niveau communautaire et garantir la prise en compte des thèmes transversaux (le genre, la protection de l’enfant et des personnes vulnérables)  

  • Élaborer chaque mois un plan d’action selon les activités du projet et assurer la mise en œuvre en temps opportun du Plan détaillé de mise en œuvre du projet (DIP) selon l’exigence du bailleur.

  • Participer aux visites terrains de suivi et de travail avec l’équipe projet pour s’assurer que les résultats sont suivis selon le cadre de mesure de performance ;

  • Appuyer en collaboration avec l’équipe projet la capitalisation des acquis du projet

  • Organiser une équipe de travail avec les différentes parties prenantes et personnes clés impliquée dans le suivi du projet y compris les autorités locales (religieux et administratif), les services techniques (agriculture, environnement) et les agriculteurs pour garantir de manière efficace toutes les chances de réussite dans la mise en œuvre du projet

  • Contribuer au développement d’une stratégie de mise à l’échelle du projet et assurer sa mise en œuvre avec l’implication de toutes les parties prenantes

Formation et Expérience

  • Avoir au moins un diplôme de niveau Bac +4 : en Statistiques, Démographie, Sciences sociales ou un domaine connexe ;

  • Avoir une expérience avérée en matière de conception, suivi-évaluation de projet environnemental ou de gestion des ressources naturelles,

  • Un minimum de 4 ans d'expérience en collecte et gestion des données ou en recherche avec une compréhension approfondie de tous les domaines du cycle de gestion des projets dans une organisation internationale.

Aptitudes personnelles et compétences

  • Bonne capacité analytique et une expérience dans l’élaboration de documents scientifiques et/ ou techniques

  • Bonne connaissance des pratiques et procédures pour contrôler et évaluer un projet et pour en assurer la qualité

  • Connaissances du contexte environnemental du Niger (particulièrement de la zone d’intervention du projet) ; gestion des ressources naturelles; changement climatique

  • Bonne aptitude en communication écrite et orale ; capacité de clarifier et dénouer des situations ambiguës et aboutir à des conclusions compréhensibles et pratiques / Capacité à résoudre des problèmes complexes

  • Maitrise de l’environnement informatique (Microsoft Office, Outlook, base de données, Internet…)

  • Etre créatif et capable d'innover, connaissance des procédures et pratiques de l’UE

  • Maîtrise du français et de l'anglais à l’écrit et comme à l’oral

Les candidatures doivent se faire en ligne via le site des emplois de World Vision Niger http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-niger au plus tard le 21 janvier 2021.

World Vision garantit l'égalité des chances à tous. Les candidatures féminines et celles des personnes en situation de handicap sont vivement encouragées.

Seuls les candidats retenus seront contactés.

NB: World Vision est une organisation focalisée sur l’enfant, par conséquent tout acte de candidature emporte engagement à respecter la politique de sauvegarde de l’enfant et de l’adulte bénéficiaire adoptée par l’institution. Aussi tout antécédent (action, coaction, ou complicité) relatif à la violence sur enfant ou aux mauvais traitements infligés à un enfant est une cause de rejet systématique du dossier du candidat en question.

Niamey, le 7 janvier 2021.