Job Opportunities with World Vision Rwanda

World Vision Rwanda has worked with the vulnerable children of Rwanda, their families and communities, since 1994.
Currently, World Vision Rwanda 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 1.2 Million people especially children benefit from World Vision Rwanda’s programmes, which currently operate in 24 of 30 districts throughout Rwanda.

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Regional Senior Auditor (RSA), Rwanda

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Regional Internal Auditor reports to the Regional Audit Manager. The Regional Internal Auditor must prove high standards of professional and social ethics and must accept full responsibility as the in-charge experienced auditor for regional engagements of varying size and complexity to include, provides support for planning for the various phases of the field work, carrying the work as delegated by the Regional Audit Director or Regional Audit Manager, provide a summary of audit findings, criteria, risks and recommendations.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

20% Perform audit assignments from time to time as assigned by the RAM (planning to completion) in the Annual Audit Plan, support larger and complex engagements, potentially one or more assignments simultaneously. In particular:

  • Actively engage with senior management staff within the National Offices in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit. Perform digital analytics, Collaboration, Tending as means to arrive at audit evidence to support audit findings and recommendations.

  • Perform risk-based integrated audits (RBIAs) in accordance with stipulated auditing standards (IIA, WV GIA) as will be planned at the start of each FY and assigned by the RAM.

10% Conducting compliance reviews of organization records to ensure compliance with Government statutory requirements in areas including but not limited to taxation laws, employment law and any other applicable local requirements.

10% Review follow up evidence of implementation of audit findings as per auditee “audit implementation plan’’ to ensure audit matters arising are fully resolved.

30% Ensure WV GIA quality standards are maintained, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Providing on-the-job technical support during planning and field work with the team members, including on-site reviews as assigned at planning phase.

  • Ensure all review notes are responded to by team members and compile quality draft audit findings/draft audit reports for RAM review by end of fieldwork phase.

15% Maintain Continuing Education (CPE) by attending online courses or professional seminars and trainings. The incumbent should maintain a minimum of 40 units per year.

5% Provide regular capacity building to Management Teams within NO Portfolios assigned, regarding RBIA and enterprise risk management during field work, and at designated training forums planned by Management.

5% Participate as an advisor of the NO Integrity and Protection Hotline (IPH) and Enterprise Risk Management committees in assigned country portfolio, as may be assigned by the RAM from time to time.

5% Support and implement the Global Internal Audit (GIA) initiatives deemed to increase the internal audit team effectiveness and efficiency.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Three (3) plus years of audit experience in public accounting or internal/external audit or WV experience in finance and/or grants. Experience in accredited audit firms and/or in a Non-Governmental organization will be an added advantage.

  • Proven experience in Risk Based Auditing.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others and establish credibility with business partners.

  • Cross cultural and multi faith experience.

  • Proven experience in Risk Based Auditing

  • Bachelor degree in Audit, Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • Professional audit certifications (ACCA/CPA/CIA/CISA/CFE) finalized or in advanced stage of certification process.

  • University degree in Commerce, Accounting/Business Management/Finance.

  • CIA certification – finalized or in progress.

  • Considerable knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

  • English and French. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Good English writing and communication skills.

Preferred:

  • Strategic thinker with advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Computer skills (office application, accounting systems is a plus).

  • Working knowledge in Audit software packages.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • A working knowledge of WVI business and systems, including computerized accounting systems such as Sun System.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40 % of the time. This travel includes fragile context operational areas within the Region.

  • This role involves working in a virtual /geographically dispersed / multi-culturally team.

Cluster Manager

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Cluster Manager

World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Cluster Manager. The positions will be based at Tunga Cluster Rutsiro District, reporting to the Senior Operations Manager.

Purpose of the position:

The Cluster Manager provides leadership and management to the APs within the cluster by ensuring that all project plans are developed and implemented timely, that they strictly adhere to the approved models and achieve set targets on well-being of the most vulnerable children. The jobholder will ensure empowerment approach is prioritized while continuously mobilizing additional resources and building strong relationships with key stakeholders.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

25 %

Leadership and Management of Cluster

  • Provide effective leadership to cluster team in promoting WV Vision, Mission, Core Values and key National Office (NO) standards among staff and partners

  • Promote a empowered world view among communities in order to attain mind set change from dependency syndrome

  • Foster the development of a culture of teamwork and accountability

  • Ensure implementation of partnership performance standards, principles and initiatives within the Programme

  • Promote integration of projects and operations from all funding streams

  • World Vision, Mission, Vision and Core values are understood and demonstrated at work place

  • Joint planning with partners and implementation of project models are in place and meet standards

  • Integration of grants/PNS in place and aligned to national TPs and strategy

  • Staff, partners and communities empowered for self-reliance and indipedancence

20 %

Quality Assurance and Accountability

  • Take charge of quality assurance processes in the cluster ensuring that sponsorship and design, monitoring and evaluation (DME) standards are adhered to

  • Ensure internal controls, policies and prodedures are adhered to for compliance

  • Manage cluster assets efficiently and effectively

  • Ensure quality and timely reporting

  • Ensure that tools are in place and in use to systematically track and report data on child wellbeing targets

  • Project plans, reports and monthly tracking done timely with quality

  • Program/project designs meet WV standards and aligned to WVR strategy

  • All audit recommendations are addressed at 100% on time

  • Monitoring tools are developed to track project implementation

10 %

Knowledge Management and Innovation

  • Facilitate documentation and sharing of innovation and best practices with NO & Support Office (SO)

  • Ensure cluster prepares success stories for use in marketing and sharing with donors

  • Innovatively contextualize development models in the local context

  • Innovations and success stories shared for learning and resource mobilization purpose

  • Approved models and approaches implemented in the cluster

10 %

Networking

  • Actively participate in the Joint action development forum (JADF) at sector and district levels and ensure that WV Rwanda is well represented.

  • Collaborate and network with other NGOs, government departments, church and community leaders, ensuring participation of all stakeholders in program development, monitoring and evaluation

  • Identify and build capacity of CBOs and sub-grantee in project management

  • World Vision is represented in all partners meetings at District level

  • All implementing partners identified gaps are addressed on time

10 %

Resource Mobilization

  • Mobilize additional resources for the APs in the cluster through regular proposal writing and raising local resources

  • Build and strengthen relationships with local donors and government in prepositioning for local resource mobilization

  • At least 10% of funds raised locally from the District and other partners in every FY

  • At least 2 fundraising proposals are submitted in every FY

  • Donors visits are well coordinated in the cluster

10 %

Child and Adult Safeguarding

  • Promote child participation in programme activities such as in planning and monitoring making sure their contribution is respected

  • Ensure child and adult safeguarding policy and structures are observed to promote child well-being and prevent child and adult abuse

  • Empower local leaders to protect children from abuses

  • Child and adult safeguarding standards are respected and abuses reported timely

  • Child protection committees are functional in clusters

10 %

Human Resources Management and Development

  • Identify training needs of staff and ensure development plans are developed and implemented

  • Manage staff performance effectively

  • Staff capacity gaps identified and addressed

  • Staff PFP are conducted timely with quality

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • A bachelors degree in development studies, agricultural & natural sciences, economics, and social sciences or in a related discipline

  • A masters degree in a development related discipline is preferred

Required Professional Experience

  • Minimum five years experience in Programme/project management and proven track record in managing successful projects

  • Deeper understanding of a Programme Cycle

  • Strong understanding of community empowerment models

  • Strong development facilitation and community organization skills

  • Strong team leader with excellent interpersonal skills

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected] (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 23 January 2022; no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Grants Manager

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Grants Manager

World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Grants Manager.The positions will be based atHead Office-Kigali,reporting to the Senior Operations Manager

Purpose of the position:

To provide oversight to major multiyear projects/grants and strengthening partnerships with donors and other key stakeholders. To develop and operationalize systems & processes that promote integration and ensure timely and effective implementation of projects. To assurethat projects (both under direct supervision or in TPs) are implemented according to standards through quality monitoring of operational performance and direct line management of assigned grants.Strengthen National offices' positioning with a wide range of key external stakeholders, including donors, governments, the UN and other bilateral and multi-lateral organizations, civil society and private sector. Strengthen holistic, organization-wide approach to establishing impact-led and effective partnering. Direct and support compliance management system of a diverse portfolio of awards to ensure that projects comply with donor requirements and meet their expectations and to influence and promote coordination with key stakeholders. Work with staff across NO and SOs to support and recommend improvements to projects related work flows and help develop and implement systems to strengthen overall compliance with grant terms and conditions as well as applicable regulations and WV policies.

The Grants Manager will work under the direct supervision of Senior Operations Manager and will be working closely with the Senior Strategy and Quality Manager, Resource Development Manager and Integrated Programs Director.

The major responsibilities include:

% of time

Major Activities

End Results

15%

Leadership and Team Management

  • Provide guidance and direction to the grants team as required, and establish team cohesion and growth, including the organization of capacity building opportunities;

  • Create performance agreements with each direct reports, and conduct quarterly reviews and end of year performance appraisals;

  • Coach and mentor team in conducting assessments, setting personal development goals and providing ongoing support on tools and relevant training resources/material;

  • Lead recruitment ofqualified project management staff

  • Ensure the P&C department is aware about the projects staffing/recruitment plan

  • A strong project management and oversight team

  • Team with requisite skills, engaged and working well together for smooth implementation of projects

  • Effective partnering for performance implemented

  • Capability development and succession plans are available and managed for the administration team, low turnover rate for top projects administration staff performers

40%

Grants Management & Oversight, Quality and Reporting

  • Provide strategic and operational oversight of major government, bilateral and multilateral grants, ensuring mechanisms and tools are in place for effective/accountable implementation of projects (start and end on time, on target, and within budget)

  • Develop a culture of excellence about the planning, implementation and M&E of projects, including periodic and targeted reviews of challenging projects to ensure completion and optimum expenditure rates.

  • Spearhead coordination between departments to promote information sharing, joint planning, and problem solving, especially amongst, P&C, DM&E, Grants acquisition and Technical Managers to support operational effectiveness.

  • Facilitate the operational effectiveness process to update tools including, Grant health tracker, flowcharts and RACI (responsible, accountable, consulted and informed) for the project cycle management process and decision making

  • Assure solid inception phase/transition of grants from acquisition to operations by ensuring that each new project conducts a start-up workshop lead by the Project Manager/Project Director/ COP/Project lead and supported by the GAM team and SO. Ensure all involved staff have copies of approved program design (narrative funding proposal, log frame, monitoring and evaluation plan, budget) and grant agreement and that they understand donor regulations, reporting and other requirements;

  • Ensure P&C department is aware ahead of time which staff to recruit for upcoming projects;

  • Ensure regular, positive, and productive communication with respective donor representatives, the field, and partners regarding the implementation of projects activities;

  • Ensure on time submission of high-quality reports to donors;

  • Monitor grants implementation and resource/fund utilization rates in conjunction with the Operations and Finance teams;

  • Assist the field in accessing appropriate technical assistance for successful implementation of activities;

  • Revise projects documents as necessary and as requested and coordinate or complete approved grant amendments; Coordinate and/or submit grant amendments;

  • Ensure sector advisors provide technical support to the Project Managers/Directors/ COPs and respond to technical support requests

  • Provide management support and capacity building to project teams under his/her supervision

  • Strengthen the risk management on the portfolio touching on liquidity levels, audit implementations, recoveries from donors, & effective closeouts.

  • Fully functional project management and oversight system in place (Grants Annual Business plan developed and implemented as per NO strategy, Progress MTT aligned with annual plan

  • Projects are implemented on time, on budget, with quality and donor requirements

  • High quality donor and partner relations

  • Grant Health Tracker fully utilized and timely updated

  • Timely and high quality reports submitted to SLT, RO, Donors & SOs

  • Real time project management information/Business intelligence from start up to close out is available and deliberated by leadership team

  • Project teams pro-actively contribute to research, learning and program development efforts.

  • Effective grant handover process from acquisition to operations and PSU.

30%

Partnerships, Engagement and Resource Mobilization

  • In coordination with the Integrated Programs Director and Senior Operations Manager (SOM), develop and maintain strategic relationships with national government ministries, major donors, SOs, INGOs, Local organizations and the development sector in general.

  • In coordination with the IPD & SOM, and Technical Leads, participate in national level coalitions on specific advocacy issues. Provide updates on projects at coordination meetings

  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with major donors and support offices during the project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and close-out, including hosting visits and responding to communication. Ensure that WVR builds its reputation for integrity, expertise and reliability;

  • In coordination with Resource development Manager, support grants acquisition team in funding acquisition/implementation and coordination of grant acquisition processes including negotiations with SOs, consortium establishment, design workshops and proposal formulation to deliver high quality sustainable funding

  • Maintain WVR master list of stakeholder contact information and update regularly;

  • Ensure that WVR is a thought leader and known for its programming focus;

  • Contribute to the development of communications and marketing materials

  • Improve coordination and collaboration with the most relevant units in the national office

  • WVR fully engages in donor/partner led coordination platforms

  • Healthy communication with donors and SOs on matters related grants management

  • Project leads maintain effective relationships with donors and

Partners

  • Increased donor retention diversified funding

  • Donors issue log developed and properly addressed

  • Engagement tracking and follow up assured

  • Updated master list of key stakeholders and contacts

  • RASCI matrix for collaboration with Senior Operations Manager, Senior Strategy and Quality Manager, Resource Development

Manager and Integrated Programs Director.

15%

Risk Management and Compliance

  • Assess level of risks associated with each project and ensure sufficient alignment with relevant WV strategies at all levels,

  • Lead the development, monitoring and mitigation of key risks in program development and quality.

  • Collaborate with senior management and contribute to the development of policies and procedures for continuous operations excellence

  • Prepare long-term plans for grants compliance, including implementing strategies and procedures that prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct

  • Work closely with finance and operations to develop grants compliance checklists and share with projects staff for implementation

  • Continually review whether the contracts and grants management activities are in compliance with the key controls contained in grants management guidelines and with donor rules and regulations

  • Work with senior management to broaden understanding of strategic and operational compliance measures relevant to grants health metrics (operations, projects implementation, and reporting). Raise compliance issues proactively with senior management as necessary

  • Ensure that partnership and sub-grant related administrative processes and procedures are consistently implemented throughout the projects, including pre-award compliance checks, agreements, and disbursements and reporting.

  • NO risk management framework and Risk Konnect regularly updated with project management elements

  • Grants compliance checklist developed

  • Grants risk Matrix in place where appropriate/required

  • Technical guidance on WV and donor regulations provided to ensure compliance within operations, program implementation and reporting

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Required Professional Experience

  • At least 6 years of experience in development or relief environment, with at least 3 years in grants design management, M&E and compliance issues from acquisition to implementation.

  • Must have a clear understanding of the working of major WV partners (USAID, EU, FCDO, PRM, KOIKA, SIDA, GAC, DFAT, UN etc.), their requirements and standards.

  • Ability to engage high-level donors to influence funding priorities, strategy and policy.

  • Ability to engage with governmental, NGO and other senior leaders on development issues and maintain effective partnerships.

  • The person must be results oriented, able to handle public relations, able to satisfy donors and a team player

  • Strong project management skills, with oversight and or communication to project managers, DCOPs, directors and chief of party.

  • Capacity building experience in project design, implementation, reporting, and evaluation.

  • Computer knowledge including Word, Excel, Lotus Notes and Power Point.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including report-writing and proposal writing skills

  • Abilitytomaintainperformanceexpectationsindiversecultural contexts,and physicalhardshipconditions.

  • Abilitytosolvecomplexproblemsandtoexerciseindependentjudgment

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • Masters degree in Business Administration, International Development, Rural Development, NGO Leadership with at least 6 years of experience in development or relief environment, with at least 3 years in grants design, management, M&E and compliance issues from acquisition to implementation or Bachelors degree in the same fields with a minimum of 8 yearsexperience in grants management

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Solid capacity building experience in project design, implementation, reporting, and evaluation.

  • Strategic thinking skill, strong in managing people and problem-solving abilities, networking and negotiating skills.

  • Must have a clear understanding of the working of major WV partners (USAID, EU, FCDO, PRM, KOIKA, SIDA, GAC, DFAT, UN etc.), their requirements and standards.

  • Strong understanding of a diverse set of donor compliance issues

  • Integration of grants with sponsorship

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 23 January 2022 ;no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Senior Operations Manager

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Senior Operations Manager

World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Senior Operations Manager.The positions will be based atHead Office Kigali,reporting to the Integrated Programs Director

Purpose of the position:

To provide Strategic leadership & Performance Management to the Clusters, Technical programs and Grants Management teams while fostering partnerships with Donors, Support Offices, Global Center and Government of Rwanda in line with National Office Strategic priorities. Supporting programs Director in ensuring that the field operations meet expected standards. Be able to communicate World Visions Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life worth emulating.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

25%

Leadership for Clusters, Technical Programs and Grants management

  • Provide strategic direction and priorities based on the current and emerging National and Global trends and landscapes for all the Clusters;

  • In collaboration with IPD and P&C, ensure right staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development.

  • Ensure that all program interventions are supported and implemented as per LEAP, and other partnership and donor standards.

  • Ensure that local level programming contributes to national level strategy and our promise.

  • Support proper integration of Cross cutting sectors such as Advocacy, Faith in development and emergency programming across all funding types.

  • Ensure Sponsorship standards are adhered to and Child Sponsorship managed to achieve CWBT for transformation.

  • Ensure timely execution of the implementation of Technical Programs and Grants as per the National Office strategy.

  • Ensure a learning culture, evidence based programming and documentation of best practices and industry standards.

  • Ensure organization representation at strategic government functions and donor meetings.

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships support spiritual development of his/her team.

Area Program plans and Budgets aligned to the National Office strategy, Our promise

Competent staff are timely hired a, motivated and well managed

Programs implemented in LEAP and partnership enhanced at National Office and field levels

Clear integration strategy

SOIs consistently green

Lessons learnt through evidence based sessions inform the programming

Demonstrated Christian values at workplace across all clusters

15%

Accountability and Quality Assurance

  • Provide leadership and direction needed to promote a culture of quality programming, innovative DME, learning and reporting throughout World Vision Rwanda in line with LEAP, global and industry standards

  • Support timely and effective implementation of various accountability mechanisms such as Peer Review, Operational and Finance Audits, Programme evaluations, Programme Capability Review,

  • Ensure internal control systems are implemented to mitigate risks and ensure accountability that will result in good audit ratings

  • Provide leadership in management and stewardship of donor and organizational resources.

  • Ensure programs comply with partnership standards, policies and protocols, including all relevant sections of the Field Finance Manual.

Quality programs , DME and reporting are well established in line with LEAP3

Accountability mechanisms put in place, Financial and audit, evaluations and PCR done

Ensure accountability of resources to the donor as per partnership standards

15%

Strategy Execution

  • Provide Leadership to Technical Programs, to ensure quality and timely execution of TP strategic objectives execution and business plans

  • Provide leadership to the development, monitoring and reporting of strategy, directions and a business plan for the national priorities of WV operations (short, medium and long).

  • In collaboration with the finance unit, ensure planning and budgeting, project funding, expenditures and process are aligned and operating smoothly.

  • Ensure the development of WV Rwandas capacity to focus strategically on initiatives, which generate higher quality programming leading to measurable and sustainable development.

Progress MTT aligned with annual plan

Timely Annual Business plan developed and implemented as per NO strategy.

Annual budgets forecasting and financial reports

15%

Resource Acquisition and Management

  • Ensure appropriate Grants Management

  • Provide support in funding negotiations with support offices and donors in coordination with RAM and in alignment with Regional Grants Acquisition & Management Strategy

  • In collaboration with grants teams and technical program leads, develop and execute a strategy to diversify the WVR funding portfolio.

  • In coordination with RAM Department, develop growth plans for the relevant technical program area in line with the country strategy.

  • Ensure management of donor concerns (government/private donors and support offices) and proper resolutions for both parties have been reached

  • Actively support the roll out of WVRs National Resource Development & Acquisition plan.

Grants implemented as per donor approved plan

Funding opportunities identified and proposals developed

Increased diversified sources of funding

Donors issue log developed and properly addressed

15%

Networking and Coordination of Partnerships

  • Maintain effective communications and pro-active relationships with Support Office partners, including visits by donors.

  • In coordination with the Integrated Programs Director develop and maintain good relationships with national government ministries, other NGOs and the development sector in general.

  • In coordination with the IPD, and Technical Leads, participate in national level coalitions on specific advocacy issues.

  • In the spirit of twin citizenship, contribute to knowledge sharing and collaborative learning through internal avenues such as the Communities of Practice.

Healthy communication with SO on matters related APs

Bilateral protocols of collaboration in place

Increased WVR visibility in coalition platforms

Increased WVR participation in the communities of practices

10%

People Management

  • Provide sound management to :

  • Cluster Mangers

  • Technical Programs Managers

  • Grant Manager

Performance agreements done timely

Performance review done timely

Coaching sessions done as needed

5%

Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time

Other

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Required Professional Experience

  • The position holder should have a Masters degree in International Development, Program Management, Business Administration, Public Health, Economics, Rural Development or related field.

  • Minimum of 12 yearsexperience with a thorough understanding of all areas of project management cycles in a complex, international development organization especially in development and Relief Projects of which 6 years should be at managerial level.

  • General understanding of at least four of the following programmatic sectors: Health & Nutrition; Livelihoods & Resilience; Education & Child Protection; WASH; Disaster Risk Reduction; Food Assistance and Emergency Response.

  • Demonstrated record of accomplishment in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.

  • The position holder must be results oriented and team a player.

  • Deep knowledge of WVI working systems, policies and standards will be an advantage

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • Working experience with Government of Rwanda

  • Program operations leadership

  • Sponsorship management

  • Integration of grants with sponsorship

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Training or certification in Portfolio and/or Program Management with accredited institutions.

  • Abilitytoengageatastrategic levelwith seniorgovernment,UNandINGOofficials.

  • Abilitytoleadamulti-culturalteamwith anempoweringandoutcomeorientedapproach.

  • Strongbudgetaryandfinancialmanagementskills.

  • Proficiency inwrittenandspokenEnglish.

  • Theperson mustberesultsoriented,abletohandlepublicrelations,abletosatisfydonors andateam player.

  • Goodinterpersonal,organizational andmanagementskills.

  • Abilitytomaintainperformanceexpectationsindiversecultural contexts,and physicalhardshipconditions.

  • Abilitytosolvecomplexproblemsandtoexerciseindependentjudgment.

  • Computerliterate.

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 23 January 2022;no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Intergrated Programs Director

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Integrated Programs Director

World Vision Rwanda is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Integrated Programs Director.The positions will be based atHead Office-Kigali reporting to the National Director.

Purpose of the position:

To provide overall leadership to the operations team, fostering an enabling environment to support World Visions strategic priorities and imperatives in Rwanda. To develop and operationalize systems that promote integration and ensure timely, effective implementation of the programs portfolio of projects and technical programs in pursuit of Child Well-Being. To oversee the implementation of systems, infrastructure, and capacity building to address core security requirements and staff care. To spearhead external engagement in order to position the organization to sustain and grow and to influence and promote coordination with key stakeholders. This position is part of the Senior Leadership Team of the National office and significantly contributes to the strategic directions, organizational development, public engagement, quality and impact of the ministry. Works in close collaboration with other department heads to achieve strategic and operational priorities and standards

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

45%

Ensure Operational Effectiveness

  • Provide strategic and operational oversight of the Technical Programs and Grants and ensuring mechanisms and tools are in place for effective/accountable implementation of projects (end on time, on target, and within budget)

  • Ensure programmes in Rwanda have the necessary resources and competencies to live out WVs Christian faith with boldness and humility through programme choices and through clear, appropriate communication with external stakeholders

  • Develop a culture of excellence with regards to the planning and implementation of projects, including periodic and targeted reviews of challenging projects to ensure completion and optimum expenditure rates

  • Spearhead coordination between departments to promote information sharing, joint planning, and problem solving, especially amongst DM, M&E, and Technical Advisors within fragile contexts to support operational effectiveness

  • Must possess thorough understanding of and appreciation for M&E/QA, DM, and Programme Development

  • Develop and communicate WV Rwanda National Office systems, guidelines, and strategic initiatives

  • Ensure effective support mechanisms are in place to facilitate the strategic initiatives of the organization: food security and livelihoods, health and nutrition, WASH, child protection and participation, education, emergency assistance and Area Rehabilitative Programming

  • Ensure effective support mechanisms are in place to enable WV Rwanda programmes to identify, include, and benefit the most vulnerable children (MVCs), and report their impact on MVCs

  • Foster a culture of trust and mutual respect with the aim of empowering staff to take on more responsibility

  • Provide strong and positive leadership to the integrated operations department ensuring competent and motivated staff are hired and retained.

  • Support professional and personal development of staff through on-the-job coaching, identification of learning and training needs and opportunities

  • Advise, approve, and monitor operations budgets, funding, expenditures and execution.

  • Develop and implement strategies for intentional and mutual learning among operations staff between programs and between other regions (a wider geographical area).

  • Ensure Sponsorship standards are adhered to

  • Act as a role model in advocating/promoting the organization and stakeholder transformation according to organizations vision and core values.

  • Guide organisational change and improvement at a strategic and operational level.

  • Build capacity of Operations Senior Leadership to execute their duties.

  • Continuously share emerging information from GC and Support Offices for continued alignment

Portfolio Management.

  • Provide leadership in formulating strategies and plans for risk reduction programming, emergency preparedness and response activities

  • Assess and report on risks that the program portfolio may experience, and ensure proper risk mitigation and management system is in place, including security and emergency preparedness protocols.

10%

Foster Operational and Programmatic Planning and Implementation

  • Spearhead portfolio growth, developing strategic relationships, operationalizing growth opportunities, and developing proposals

  • Develop mechanisms to ensure integrated programming and proposal development

  • Champion integration, ensuring strategic priorities support WV Rwanda National Office strategy

  • Develop and implement effective systems for strategic and adaptive management, ensuring operational plans are in place and programmes are able to make necessary adjustments to plans and budgets during implementation, in the interest of continuous improvement

  • Ensure programme plans include clear strategies to strengthen the sustainability of outcomes and ensure progress towards sustainability is measured and reported in all programmes

  • Champion key humanitarian standards and sector standards in the National Office and at the field level

  • With Strategy and Quality Assurance team provide leadership in strategy formulation, and align National Office Strategy to local context and local development realities.

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of trust for the creation and delivery of high quality, effective, and accountable programming

  • Develop a business plan for Operations in alignment with strategy and plans of other departments.

  • Provide leadership and support, in close partnership with Ministry Quality team, for new programme development, improvement in programme quality and programme transition in line with business plan.

  • Ensure the proper integration of Advocacy, HEA, sectoral programs and cross cutting themes (e,g, child protection) in programming across all funding types.

  • In partnership with the finance unit, ensure planning and budgeting process is aligned and operating smoothly

  • Ensure project assessments are done in preparation for negotiation for growth with support offices.

  • Oversee and ensure development of quality designs/plans of all development in WV Rwanda (Including HEA and Grants) and ensure implementation to achieve Child Well Being outcomes and in line with the National Office strategy and partnership standards

  • Monitor programmes / projects performance towards targets, outcomes and deliverables and initial actions as appropriate to speed, stop and continue with chosen paths (investment and dis-investment decisions).

  • Develop and support programme or projects implementation capabilities (staff, systems and processes that will lead to better delivery).

  • Provides on going monitoring and environmental intelligence to identify threats and appropriate disaster response mechanisms.

10%

Foster Internal and External Engagement

  • Champion WV Rwanda engagement in government and with donors, promoting WV leadership when possible

  • Promote information-sharing mechanism and internal stakeholder engagement to encourage cross-functional coordination amongst all functions and field operations and actively address issues that affect project success

  • Proactively ensure there is a system in place to coordinate amongst Support Services, Strategy and Quality Assurance, P&C, and the Programme Design Unit to address field-based team needs and to sustain growth in various field locations

  • Develop strategic networks enabling World Vision to leverage a collective voice in favor of children and families, communities, and partners

  • Ensure representation of WVs strategic pillars with government and partners

  • Maintain effective communications and pro-active relationships with Support Office partners, including visits by donors.

  • In coordination with ND and Support Offices, develop and maintain pro-active relationships with bilateral and multilateral representatives in country.

  • In coordination with the Senior Leadership Team work closely with regional office directors in relation to implementation of Partnership initiatives, capacity building of national office staff and knowledge sharing within the region.

  • In the spirit of twin citizenship, contribute to knowledge sharing and collaborative learning through internal avenues such as the Operations Leader CoP.

  • Collaborate with other Departments (P&C, Communications, Finance, and Ministry Quality, Supply Chain etc) to ensure timely delivery of programmatic inputs (human, financial, policy & strategy, machinery and material supplies) to programmes and actively participate in all relevant processes.

  • Chairs and coordinate integrated programming meeting including Quality Assurances Lead, P&C Lead and Finance Lead to ensure all parties that supports programmes work together in harmony

  • Foster a spirit of engagement with other agencies to promote better coordination, joint action, and partnership

10%

Ensure Systems are in Place to Promote Audit & Risk Compliance and Good Stewardship

  • Ensure all organizational policies, procedures, and compliance regulations are in place, understood, and followed

  • Ensure awareness of donor and Support Office requirements, including the timely preparation and submission of quality narrative and financial reports

  • Work closely with the Finance Director and support programme teams to develop, manage, and monitor project budgets, ensuring value for money and that project expenditure is within agreed budgets

  • Champion the implementation of audit recommendations

  • Spearhead risk planning and ensure control measures are in place and in use

  • Lead the identification and resolution of challenges which impact audit compliance and/or contribute to risk

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of good stewardship, accountable ministry, and diligent compliance with internal and donor-imposed processes

10%

People Management and Capacity Building

  • Must promote high team morale, especially within highly stressful fragile contexts and environments

  • Ensure quality staff are attracted, retained, and developed to effectively work within a fragile context

  • Ensure there are clear and deliberate retention plans specific to individual staff members and succession plans in place

  • Effectively line manage and coach the Operations Managers, ensuring a shared vision, teamwork, effective communication, and active engagement in decision making and management approaches, as well as ensuring staff care measures are in place and followed

  • Promote people management systems

  • Champion performance management mechanisms, ensuring full participation and quality results to promote staff engagement and a culture of excellence

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of staff empowerment and motivation leading to active participation in programme initiatives, lead by example, and actively engage with all staff

10%

Ensure Safe and Secure Working Environment

  • Ensure security and risk mitigation measures are in place and in use

  • Ensure adherence to Core Security Requirements

  • Ensure that staff have the necessary tools to complete the tasks as assigned to them, including, but not limited to, communications tools such as telephones, radios, and internet access

  • Ensure that staff housing is safe and fulfils required guidelines, transport is safe and reliable, and that safeguarding / community accountability mechanisms are in place and in use

  • Lead the timely implementation of security recommendations

  • Promote a culture of security awareness and risk reduction amongst staff

5%

Others

  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the Programme Director

  • Ensure the spiritual well-being of Christian staff members

  • Foster a framework for the development and practice of interfaith initiatives amongst staff

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical skills and Experience

The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

Required Professional Experience

  • Advanced degree in Developmental Studies, Public Policy, International Relations, Business Management, or any relevant Social Sciences and/or 8+ years of experience in emergency response, development programming, and/or fragile contexts

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive management experience in complex/protracted emergencies, recovery operations, and fragile contexts as applicable

  • Proven ability to manage a large and diverse programme portfolio with multiple donors

  • Familiarity with EU, USAID/OFDA, DFID, CIDA, AusAID grant compliance and procedures

  • Capacity to provide solid leadership within fragile and complex contexts

  • Ability to be agile and possesses strong decision-making skills

  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills and is a proactive problem solver who is able to unravel and solve multiple complex challenges in an agile and efficient manner

  • Must possess knowledge of humanitarian industry, including Sphere standards, HAP, NGO Code of Conduct, and Humanitarian Charter

  • Must possess experience in staff security, safety management, and staff care within a complex, insecure, and fragile environment

  • Must have experience in Programme design, monitoring, and evaluation in complex contexts

  • Proven financial, logistical, and procurement management skills

  • Strong ability to work with various partners, local authorities, local organizations, and NGOs to develop and maintain positive external relationships

  • High emotional intelligence and rooted in Christian values

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • Very strong organizational, management and negotiation skills

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Must possess sound people management skills and effective cross-cultural / pluralistic context capabilities

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with computer proficiency

  • Must adhere to pre-determined security standards

  • Ensures gender perspective in the scope of work

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected](no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 23 January 2022;no late applications will be accepted.

As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Partnership Leader – Faith & Development

*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:

As the Partnership Leader, you will lead the Faith and Development function, Partnership wide, in achieving our mission and vision and drive our global strategy’s strategic imperative to live out our Christian faith and calling with boldness and humility. You will do this by:

Modeling, leading & supporting through excellence in promotion of the World Vision way, setting strategic priorities, developing global capabilities, global stewardship and providing technical excellence through all our organisational and ministry practices. Ensuring faith is a seamless part of all World Vision’s response to the poor, oppressed and most vulnerable children; contributing to programme impact; and as a thought leader, influencing the thinking and practices of faith and development in the humanitarian industry.

Inspiring and positioning the World Vision Partnership to be a thought leader, demonstrating our Christian faith convictions on humanitarian issues impacting the most vulnerable children through various faith partnerships in relief, development, advocacy and fundraising.

Influencing, inspiring and equipping leaders and staff to be credible witnesses to Jesus Christ with integrity of life, relationships and highest standards of performance. Living, articulating and celebrating our Christian faith in diverse, uniting and joyful ways, with deep respect for all staff of other faiths and views as an expression of our Christian faith.

Representing World Vision externally to major stakeholders including Faith leaders, both Christian and non-Christian.

Ensuring our ministry models and approaches integrate our Faith and Identity and clearly provide evidence of the effectiveness of our ministry.

Providing stewardship of the Partnership key Board policies pertaining to our Faith and Identity.

You will represent the organisation at key internal meetings, such as Partnership Resource Committee and Board meetings, and externally at various forums.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:

  • Provide leadership to all Faith & Development departments ensuring strategies are aligned and integrated into every area of our ministry as well as our 2030 global strategy (Our Promise).

Faith Advocacy & External Engagement:

  • Provide leadership to the External Engagement and Church Partnership team FA&EE team and ensure strategies are aligned internally and able to positioning World Vision as a connector and compelling thought leader with credible evidence of impact and strong faith foundations in the field of relief, development and advocacy.

Strategic Church Partnerships

Programming & Impact:

  • Ensure strategic alignment and Faith integration into all ministry sectors including: development, disaster management, advocacy and marketing to ensure faith has become a seamless part of all World Vision’s response to the poor, oppressed and most vulnerable children.

  • Position World Vision as a thought leader influencing the thinking and practice of faith & development in the humanitarian industry.

  • Christian Formation and Spiritual Nurture:

  • Faith, Nurture & Leadership FormationEnsure the development of leadership programmes that equip leaders to influence, inspire and equip staff of to live out, articulate and celebrate our Christian faith in diverse, uniting and joyful ways, with deep respect for staff of other faiths and views as an expression of our Christian faith convictions.

Leadership support to Faith & Development (F&D) teams across Partnership:

  • Provide leadership to the F&D team at the GC level and support F&D leadership at the Regional & National levels, Fund raising offices, VisionFund and technical teams.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A Master’s Degree in theology or religion demonstrating highly developed research and critical thinking skills with proven success in providing thought leadership internally and externally in various partnerships.

  • Knowledge and ability to connect and mobilize across Christian traditions and other faiths, modeling integrity, humility and respect.

  • Understanding of faith related root causes of vulnerability and knowledge of translating these into coherent programming guidance.

  • Knowledge and ability to integrate faith and calling into various sectors such as Health, Nutrition, Education, WASH, Child Protection and project models.

  • Knowledge and understanding of current humanitarian issues both at national and global level.

  • Minimum of 10 years of managing and equipping senior leadership at a national and/ or global organisation with demonstrated ability in visionary and strategic thinking as well as effective execution.

  • Has passionate commitment to the mission of working with the poor and the oppressed with demonstrated constructive thinking capacity.

  • Outstanding reputation as a person with high ethical behavior (recognition of good behavior reflecting our faith convictions), relationships and performance at work.

  • Ability to leverage difference (cultures, faith traditions etc.) into strong partnerships for a joint purpose.

Preferred:

  • Grounded understanding in WV’s our development/relief/advocacy programming as well as in providing thought leadership both at national and global level.

  • A servant and learning attitude.

  • Demonstrated Christian maturity and ability to shape the organizational Christian identity.

  • Experience with Global Forums/Platforms as an authoritative moral voice working on faith & child Well Being issues.

  • World Vision experience is highly desirable.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • A minimum of 20% international travel is required.

GRRT Finance 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.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide Finance leadership and oversight for World Vision’s Global Responses / Category 3 emergencies. This includes budgeting, financial reporting, internal controls, Grant accounting and risk management. Often the person will also act as Support Services Director, which could additionally include oversight for Administration, IT, Fleet Management and sometimes Supply Chain. Normally the role is for Response start up, and the individual can be required to deploy within 24 to 72 hours from the onset of an emergency. The role is to establish various structures, systems, processes, policies and guidance, and to quickly recruit and build a new team. Often these emergencies are in high risk contexts, with a shortage of skilled professionals, scarce resources, insecure locations with various armed non state actors, and high levels of fraud & corruption. There is pressure to quickly respond to humanitarian need, through often life-saving interventions, and the person needs be able to take intelligent risks under high pressure, on daily basis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

60% Deploy to Global Response to act as Response Finance Director:

  • lead Finance, Accounting and Grant Management teams for the Response.

  • establish Accounting and Finance systems.

  • create Finance policies, procedures and guidance.

  • establish financial reporting systems to generate accurate, timely and informative financial reports.

  • establish chart of accounts, within Field Office (FO) structure; ensure appropriate capture of Response support, technical and zonal costs.

  • determine Finance, Accounting and Grants structure, including Zonal offices.

  • recruitment of Local and International staff.

  • lead budgeting process; for the overall Response, for sectors, support services, zones and for Grants & projects.

  • track funding; approved and pipeline.

  • ensure spending is within available funds; advise Response Director on how to strategically use available funds, and lead in decision-making around entering into commitments in view of approved and anticipated funding.

  • lead with Grants management; start up workshops, timely and informative Grant financial reports, periodic meetings with Programs & Operations staff.

  • ensure compliance with donor requirements, including stipulated audits.

  • ensure appropriate Blocked Party Screening checks are in place.

  • fostering strong relationships with, and building capacity of, local Partner Agencies; capacity assessments, initial forming of relationships, developing of partnership agreements, capacity building, coaching / mentoring, agency visits,

  • review of reporting and project close out.

  • carry out risk assessments, and devise strategies to minimize risks to acceptable levels.

  • ensure Response is in compliance with taxation, labour and other laws of host government.

  • train and build capacity of Response Finance and Grants Management teams.

  • provide legal and business advice as appropriate.

  • periodically liaise with FO Finance Director (FD) and Regional Finance Director (RFD) as appropriate; ensure FO FD is informed of critical issues.

  • provide management advice to Response Director and Senior Management Team (both the team and individual members of the management team).

  • active member of SMT

  • post deployment, continue to engage with and support Response Finance Team as appropriate

  • other tasks as appropriate

Deploy to Global Response to act as Support Services Director:

establish Administration department including:

  • structure

  • staffing

  • systems and procedures

establish IT department including:

  • connectivity for office, sub-offices, team houses, warehouses

  • structure

  • staffing

  • systems and procedures

establish Supply Chain Management department including:

  • procurement & logistics

  • structure

  • staffing

  • systems and procedures.

Fleet Management:

  • establish vehicle fleet appropriate for size and duration of Response.

  • Fleet should be cost effective.

  • ensure appropriate controls are in place around vehicle usage, fuel, etc.

7.5% Support non-Global Responses:

  • smaller, but high profile, critical Responses.

  • will often be remote and / or part time support.

  • availability for back-stopping FO, Regional Office (RO) or GC Finance roles as appropriate.

5% Capacity Building:

  • facilitate training events, including simulations.

  • presentations to FO, Regional and other finance groups.

  • development learning materials.

  • coaching and mentoring of staff.

7.5% Emergency Finance systems improvements:

  • develop tools, policies and processes for emergency Finance.

  • participate in Finance Task Force Teams as appropriate.

10% 3UN (UNHCR, UNICEF & UN OCHA):

  • financial oversight of 3UN portfolio.

  • use of Power BI site to enhance visibility of 3UN portfolio / individual projects.

  • follow up on over spending with FOs / SOs.

  • assist with Project close out.

  • trouble shooting with FOs / SOs.

  • training for FO / SO staff on 3UN Finance and Accounting issues.

10% Cash & Voucher Programming (CVP):

  • oversight of CVP portfolio.

  • use of Power BI site to enhance visibility of CVP portfolio / individual projects.

  • trouble shooting with FOs / SOs.

  • training for FO / SO staff on CVP Finance and Accounting issues, including coding.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum of 10 to 15 years Accounting and Financial experience in a Field Office for an International Non-Government Organisation, with a minimum of five years’ experience in Humanitarian programs, The candidate should have at least five years of Finance leadership in a Field Office. Ideally experience in leading Support Services (Administration, IT, Fleet, Supply Chain Management). Experience in risk assessment and risk management.

  • University degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • Chartered Accountant or Certified Public Accountant.

  • English is required.

  • Other languages an advantage (eg, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Russian, Swahili).

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), International Financial Reporting Standards (IFPS), Budgeting principles, Grant Management and Grant Accounting, familiarity with major donor (eg BHA, DFID, Global Affairs, Canada, Australian Aid, German Govt, ECHO, WFP) regulations, familiarity of Cash Voucher Programming, familiar with SunSystems and Power BI.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Be able to travel at 24 to 72 hours’ notice for deployments, typically 3 months duration. Work environments are often high risk, insecure and challenging.

  • Be able to live in harsh conditions with limited supplies (eg electricity, internet, water, variety of food). Basic accommodation.

Data Analyst

*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 Data Analyst will play a critical role in collecting, analysing and curating advocacy data and evidence, to strengthen WV’s ability to invest in and carry out influential policy and external engagement work. S/he will contribute to monitoring and evaluating key advocacy work streams and interventions, and lead Advocacy & External Engagements (A&EE’s) contribution to the wider World Vision partnership effort to identify and implement creative and innovative digital solutions to better leverage World Vision’s research and evidence base for our advocacy priorities. This position will be responsible for analysing qualitative and quantitative advocacy data, designing impactful data visualizations, creating evidence-based products, and building capabilities across offices on monitoring, evaluating, and using data to enhance advocacy efforts.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead efforts to strengthen the digital presence of A&EE’s evidence base through data visualisation and other innovative solutions.

  • Identify and curate existing A&EE data and evidence, generated through research and programming.

  • Work with Knowledge Management to map existing data sources, needs, and evidence gaps across the team.

  • Manage the design and implementation of digital solutions to improve accessibility of existing data, and to meet data needs where possible.

  • Socialize new digital tools and products among global, regional, and field stakeholders, to encourage increased leveraging of A&EE data for advocacy planning and policy influence.

Contribute to the development and strengthening of a methodology to monitor and evaluate priority advocacy, policy, and external engagement outcomes.

  • Co-create guidance and tools aligned to advocacy’s theory of change to provide capacity building and alignment across WVI on advocacy and policy M&E.

  • Review, strengthen, and create indicators and data collection tools to support monitoring efforts.

  • Contribute to capacity building / training efforts to ensure A&EE M&E adoption across FOs, GFO and Sectors.

Provide dedicated support to the Advocacy Strategic Measures (ASM) process, which shows the contribution of advocacy and external engagement to the Partnership’s overarching goal.

  • Support efforts to train FOs and SOs on data collection tools and processes.

  • Manage data cleaning, verification, and analysis.

  • Co-create narrative reports and other data products for national, regional and global leadership.

  • Act as lead liaison to IT on business requirements and user testing.

  • Identify process improvements, and design and implement solutions.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 3-5 years of experience in quantitative and qualitative data analysis and visualization.

  • Experience in building and implementing monitoring and evaluation systems.

  • Demonstrated understanding of advocacy and policy.

  • A successful track record of building relationships and partnership to deliver programmes and partnerships across teams.

  • Demonstrated ability to work cross-culturally, cross-functionally, and cross-borders.

  • Strategic, analytical, creative and innovative thinking skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree and/or equivalent work experience in relevant area – international development, policy, social sciences or similar.

  • Proficiency in Power BI & Excel.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.

Preferred:

  • Proficiency in Spanish and/or French would be an asset.

  • Experience with gathering business requirements, designing business and/or technical process improvement solutions, and user testing.

  • Experience in a development, advocacy and/or relief agency.

Indicator Quality & Data Analytics Advisor

*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:

This position will lead a strategic function for the partnership, shaping the way standard indicators are designed and maintained, elevating the quality of the technical designs of projects and enabling higher quality data to be monitored and used for impact reporting. Specifically, the job holder will redesign the business process for designing and handling standard indicators use to report the partnership’s global reach and impact, ensuring it is more intuitive and accessible to users. The job holder will lead all technical discussions about the design and function of standard indicators across all funding streams and have decision authority on what new indicators can be created and used in programmes. In addition, the job-holder will support the global impact reporting efforts of the strategy realisation office, by developing and curating Power Bi reports in the global Impact Portal and performing various data analytics tasks.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Manage the quality of indicators used for impact reporting:

  • Has oversight, coaching and ultimate approval of the indicators that are allowed to be used in new programme and project designs.

  • Reviews request to create new indicators by Field and Regional Offices (ROs) and Global Center (GC) Sector and Ministry teams, across all funding streams in the partnership and provides feedback to make necessary changes to meet the global quality standards.

  • Has decision authority over which indicators requested by Field and Regional Offices and GC Sector and Ministry teams, get included in the global Compendium of Indicators, the partnership repository of indicators. By extension, it controls the quality of designs for new projects, as they can only used indicators from the compendium.

  • Develops new tools and guidance for designing new indicators with quality and rigour.

  • Ensures the ongoing curation of the Compendium of Indicators, coordinating and guiding input from the global center technical experts and regional and field office teams.

  • Leads technical discussions about the design and function of indicators and functions as SME for changes in Horizon that concern the monitoring of indicators and the calculation of the data.

  • Ensure the compendium of indicators is widely available and accessible across the partnership, including Field Offices (FOs), Global Center and Support Offices (SO), by acting as liaison person with Horizon to resolve access issues and providing training and coaching on how to use it.

  • Provide on-demand expert advice and technical support to FOs, ROs, GC and SO technical staff around designing and measuring standard indicators, cultivating a culture of impact reporting and data quality.

Data Analytics:

  • Process large data and develop reports to show progress towards the Global Strategy, such as the global Impact Scorecard, the partnership report to show progress on the global strategy to the Board.

  • Develope various Power Bi reports in the global Impact Portal, the partnership single source of truth for impact data, to demonstrate the impact of the partnerhip and make it accessible to use for all entities in the partnership at FO, RO, GC and SO level.

  • Strategic utilisation of the data-warehouse data for producing reports for leadership and other stakeholders as required.

  • Global reporting on outputs and outcomes, contributing to the Partnership Child Well-being Reporting process and products.

  • Provide training and mentorship to Field Offices on data analytics and impact reporting using Power Bi, as needed.

Strategic Initiatives:

  • Lead global projects involving the review and uptake of standard indicators across the partnership.

  • Engage in global research or evidence projects to support data analytics and reporting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 7 years experience working in an INGO in a design, monitoring and evaluation role or related role. It implies a deep understanding of the role of indicators in the design of projects and at telling the story about the impact of the projects.

  • 7 years of experience using large datasets across different teams and fields, for data analytics and synthesizing coherent impact reporting.

  • Experience working in a cross-functional role and coordinating projects that require input from stakeholders across different teams.

  • Leading virtual sessions and communicating technical concepts and guidelines effectively.

  • Working with minimum supervision and delivering quality results on time.

  • Educated to academic level in a social sciences discipline (e.g., sociology, psychology) or related subject (e.g., math, statistics).

  • 7 years of experience using Power Bi (or similar tools) for data analytics and impact reporting. It implies a strong understanding of the functioning of data analytics software and proficiency in the coding language, e.g., DAX, Power Query etc. Certificate in use of Power BI software is an advantage.

  • Master’s degree is preferred.

  • English language skills (Necessary).

  • French, Spanish (asset).

Preferred:

  • Report writing and communicating effectively to influence change.

  • Experience and certification in SQL, Python or other programming languages is not required but would be considered an advantage.

  • Experience in working with World Vision and Horizon would be considered a strong advantage.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires the ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time.

Communications Manager, VisionFund

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

We are looking for a creative and excellent writer and content manager to support VisionFund with the development of internal and external communications. Your role is to source, create and provide communications content that engages with and educates audiences about the impact of VisionFund's work across its network, globally.

You will support the President’s office and VisionFund leaders in developing relevant communication pieces using internal communication channels to foster and maintain a culture of knowledge sharing and engagement across VisionFund International.

Working alongside the Director, you will provide high quality communication and content to support marketing and fundraising, website, branding and also meet internal communication objectives and projects such as the Annual Report, donor reporting, among others.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop strategic global internal and external communications:

  • Position VFI as a leading global MFI organization by communicating best practice and achievements, to change perceptions of microfinance and influence behaviours of key audiences.

  • Resource and manage communication content, guidance and review for all collateral and messaging for internal and external audiences including writing the annual report and other ongoing communiques to staff and board members.

  • As needed, account manage external agencies/printers and freelancers to produce creative communication projects together with Marketing staff.

  • Accountable for the overall distribution of content through various channels, including media, website, social media and various internal communication channels.

  • Manage and ensure quality is retained on platforms holding VisionFund content, e.g. casual content library, WV media library, WV Central, TheNet and any other chosen platform.

  • Advise, maintain and write content for the VisionFund website and intranets, as well as social media platforms.

  • Work with and support the Director to strategize and implement crises and issues engagement plans.

  • Implement best practice measurement and evaluation tools to monitor communications projects and strategy.

  • Monitor and evaluate effectiveness of communication channels & content. Measuring impact and using insights to improve communication at VFI.

Manage content including creation and distribution:

  • Accountable for the overall acquisition of distribution of content through various channels, including media, website, social media and various internal communication channels.

  • Resource and manage communication content, guidance and review for all collateral and messaging for a mix of internal and external audiences.

  • Manage and ensure quality is retained on platforms for holding VisionFund content, e.g. casual content library, WV media library, WV Central, TheNet and any other chosen platform.

Manage internal communication channels to foster and maintain staff engagement:

  • Write and create dynamic, brand appropriate pieces/presentations and messaging for staff, board and external audiences.

  • Develop, implement, review and evaluate new and innovative ways to engage staff in VisionFund International and MFIs as well as to communicate across the Partnership.

  • Working with the Communications Network Officer, identify, research and edit news, updates and stories from around the network and share content through internal communications channels.

  • Work with Director to provide support to senior leadership team by sourcing or creating resources and communication guidance on presentations and other collateral and messaging.

Support Fundraising /Sales Focus:

  • Support the Director of Marketing and Engagement to implement marketing strategy for VFI and for fundraising by managing creation and flow of content.

  • Align communications strategy with engagement objectives.

Work with the Communications Network Officer:

  • In partnership, implement a programme of communication skills training to build capacity in the MFI network.

  • Work with the Network Communications Officer to provide training through various methods including group training sessions, one-to-one support, on the job training and the creation of training materials.

  • Set and monitor communication assignments and direct MFI and World Vision communicators to deliver written, photo and video content.

  • Develop and build capacity so that Network Communicators contribute to the global external communications effort, by providing stories and news on relevant and timely development and local and/or regional successes.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Experience writing content for various platforms, including websites, press releases, newsletters.

  • Experience managing and overseeing creative projects, including working with external providers.

  • Experience in creating presentations.

  • Experience in teaching and/or mentoring individuals or groups, and creating necessary support materials.

  • Five years working in field of communications or equivalent field.

  • Experience working overseas with other cultures, especially in a developing country.

  • Experience in internal communications and change management.

  • Experience in content management, such as uploading and inputting metadata into content databases.

  • Experience working as part of fundraising team and knowledge of its necessary resources.

  • Undergraduate degree (preferably in communications or equivalent).

  • Proven excellent written and verbal communication skills, journalistic experience desirable.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills (specifically working with CEOs and people from other cultures).

  • Excellent working knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Final Cut.

  • Ability to shoot and edit basic video and take well-framed, appropriately exposed photos.

  • Confident working with digital content, including working in back-end systems and databases, creating different file types and uploading to online platforms.

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of design tools such as Photoshop, InDesign.

  • Understanding and awareness of cross-cultural communications.

  • Knowledge of development issues.

  • Fluency in other languages, in particular Spanish or French desirable.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

International Recruiter

*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:

World Vision International is looking for a Bi-Lingual (English/French) International Recruiter, motivated to find great talent for the organization. As a Talent Acquisition team, we are united to deliver an outstanding customer experience, linking high performing talent with fulfilling opportunities to serve the world’s most vulnerable children.

We are seeking an experienced International Recruiter with knowledge of how to extensively source for talent globally in relief and development contexts, the know-how to reach them, and the experience to land and bring them onboard.

You will have experience in recruiting high volume middle level management and technical positions, as well as all aspects of the sourcing, selection and offer process ensuring a positive candidate experience.

This position will provide effective, transparent and legally compliant international recruitment services. They will serve as a trusted partner and provide consistent outstanding customer service to clients, ensuring positions are filled with exceptional servant professionals in order to deliver quality ministry to the communities and children we seek to serve. This will be accomplished through influencing key clients and stakeholders, building strategic referral networks and talent pipelines, forecasting, sourcing, screening, assessing and guiding selection processes with the goal of filling roles within the agreed timeline in the most cost effective manner.

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organization devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Client Management, Customer Service & Strategy Development:

  • Conduct thorough Position Brief (intake meeting) with hiring manager for each position posted.

  • Coordinate with Regional and National office leaders/hiring managers to forecast hiring needs and create a diversity sourcing and recruitment strategy as needed.

  • Develop, build and maintain relationships with hiring managers and People & Culture (P&C) staff in West Africa and other designated group of hiring offices in order to fill all international assignee vacancies in a timely manner.

  • Provide high touch end-to-end process support to clients by actively engaging with hiring managers, P&C Business Partners and candidates throughout the entire search process, providing frequent (weekly) updates on the progress of the search and incorporating feedback.

  • Develop, build, and influence candidate relationships through ongoing communications regarding questions, updates, and status during the search process.

Candidate Sourcing & Screening:

  • Develop and maintain multiple channels and networks to build a deep, diverse, and reliable sourcing pools from French speaking countries, group of countries or technical or functional areas. Proactively identify and develop effective sourcing strategies (e.g. networking contacts, system queries/searches, religious institutions, College/Universities presentations).

  • Source potential candidates on LinkedIn and DevEx and also on other platforms. Work with assigned Sourcing Specialist on hard to fill roles as needed, and getting highly qualified French speaking candidates.

  • Craft and send personalized recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidates. Create advertisements and job postings using WVI guidelines and templates.

  • Maintain knowledge of and sensitivity to the constantly changing environment of the marketplace relative to the sourcing and recruitment of qualified professionals in the development sector.

  • Work in close partnership with hiring managers to achieve service level agreements and recruitment objectives for assigned positions by verifying appropriate position requirements, budget and target source.

  • Conduct effective screening, interviewing, and assessments for the best candidates for a position match using behavioural interviewing techniques.

  • Develop, build and maintain candidate relationships through ongoing communications regarding questions, updates and status during the interview process.

Recruitment Administration and Systems Support:

  • Negotiate offer with selected candidate within limits specified by hiring office and issue contract for candidate selected.

  • Initiate PAF (Payroll) paperwork based on candidate acceptance.

  • Coordinate with Global Centre Onboarding team (GC_Onboarding) to ensure appropriate orientation/on-boarding support is provided to new hires.

  • Coordinate new hire relocation with support from GC_Onboarding.

  • Support staff and Regional or National P&C in process of relocating new hire to new assignment/location (salary & benefits administration changes, logistics, Visa/travel arrangements).

  • Utilize Workday recruitment tool appropriately and efficiently to ensure consistent, timely and accurate data entry and management.

  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and trends in recruitment, WVI organizational policies, benefits and compensation, relocation and repatriation.

  • Conduct recruitment responsibilities in a professional, strategic, service-oriented, responsive, innovative, ethical and cost effective manner in accordance with WVI goals and Christian principles.

General:

  • May work on other recruitments other than those of their clients.

  • May support Talent Acquisition Manager/ Leadership Recruiters in various hiring needs including translation and local coordination of interviews and processes of West Africa recruitments.

  • Will attend regular and monthly team meetings and training conferences.

  • Maybe required to travel for official matters as required and other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bi-lingual language abilities- written and spoken fluency in English and French.

  • A minimum of 5 years of human resources, talent acquisition, governance or programs related experience.

  • A minimum of 5 years of experience of recruiting and working in a high volume organization.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of 7 years of on the job training in recruitment.

  • Experience in recruitment of professional and technical positions.

  • Demonstrated ability to use creative sourcing and networking skills to connect with talent in different professions.

  • Successful skills and ability to prioritize effectively and manage multiple projects in a fast paced and ever-changing multinational organization.

  • Full-cycle recruiting experience.

  • The ability to operate within a geographically dispersed organization.

  • Experience in international/global workforce in Africa context and possess cross-cultural sensitivity, knowledge of and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.

  • A deep understanding and passion for recruitment , aware of the latest trends and global talent market.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Workday.

  • Certification in Internet Recruiting, Social Talent or equivalent certification.

  • Targeted Selection certification or behavioural interviewing training.

Preferred:

  • Working knowledge of Humanitarian INGO’s in West Africa, and knowledge of relief contexts is highly desirable.

  • Experience in forecasting of workforce/staffing needs.

  • Demonstrated computer literacy to include experience in tracking recruitment outcomes/metrics.

  • Expertise in advanced internet searching, candidate research, and cold-calling.

  • Confidence in all settings when advising/partnering with business partners, hiring managers and other stakeholders.

  • Must be in full agreement and support of WV’s Core Values, along with spiritual maturity to evaluate candidate’s motivational fit for the organization.

  • Solutions-oriented with strong problem-solving and follow-up skills.

  • A self-starter who is driven to find the best candidates for the positions and can work in an environment with minimal supervision; team player, collaborator, and able to effectively network amongst all levels within and outside of the organization.

  • Must have strong interpersonal, negotiation and oral/written communication skills - ability to provide exceptional customer service.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 10% of the time.

Investment Manager, VisionFund

*The ability to work during UK / European time zones is highly preferable.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

VisionFund International (VFI), the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision, manages a global network of microfinance institutions (MFIs). In order to efficiently align all VFI financial resources behind strategy and impact, an investment function has been established to ensure rigorous, objective, and transparent investment decision making.

The Investment Manager reports to the Global Asset Management Director and provides analysis and reporting at both the transaction and portfolio levels, as well as supporting treasury needs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Investment Transaction and Analysis:

  • Vet investment proposals for Investment Committee sponsorship and/or relevant approvers.

  • Coordinate approvals (and any information needed) on investments that are not required for Investment Committee.

  • Producing materials needed for investment approvals beyond the Investment Committee – i.e. Board Approvals, etc.

  • Design and manage the underwriting process for all new investment proposals (equity and debt), including financial and market assessment in conjunction with impact and risk.

  • Work with MFIs to resolve gaps and concerns, and escalate severe problems or issues to senior management.

  • Responsible for reporting VFI’s investment pipleine including renewals.

Develop and write investment proposals for equity and debt transactions to be reviewed by the Global Asset Management Director and Impact Investment Committee for approval:

  • Work cross functionally with VFI Risk, Impact, Strategy and Regional teams to complete market and entity level assessments of investment risk/return/impact profile. Participate in Investment Committee Working Groups to assess MFI action plans.

  • Research and interpret company data to facilitate investment proposal recommendations, including interviews with MFI management and other stakeholders.

  • Evaluate credit applications utilizing CAMELS methodology (Capital adequacy, asset quality, management, earnings, liquidity, and market sensitivty).

  • Design and utilize financial modeling to assess valuation.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of industry happenings and current events, conduct primary and secondary research from industry sources.

  • Responsible for the coordination of and preparation for Impact Investment Committee meetings, including organizing meetings, preparing meeting materials and assembling pre-read packs, presentation of investment proposals for approval when needed, and recording of meeting minutes.

  • Lead Investment Committee meetings, including setting agendas, moderating, and sponsoring investment proposals for approval.

  • Report to Impact Investment Committee performance on previously approved investment trasactions and assist Global Asset Management Director in following up accountability for investment contingencies.

  • Work directly with MFIs to resolve gaps and concerns, and escalate severe problems or issues to senior management.

  • Identify potential investment opportunities.

  • Responsible for updating the Investment Policy and Terms of Reference.

  • Provide investment pipeline for casfhlow forecasting.

Portfolio Management and Reporting:

  • Evaluate existing investment strategies both for performance monitoring and for potential opportunities to increase efficiency through structural or other modifications.

  • Periodically review performance and risk across all investments.

  • Collect and analyze MFI rolling funding forecasts.

  • Maintain awareness of market, economic, and political developments that impact the risk profile of the portfolio.

  • Manage portfolio analysis (performance, composition, etc.) and reporting to SLT, Impact Investment Committee, Management, and the Board.

Treasury and Other Support:

  • Provide support to the folowing treasury functions as needed:

  • Contribute to ad hoc financial analysis requests and projects in order to cross train and support the wider team when possible.

  • Assist with the GC Investment component of the annual planning process, including compiling MFI funding plans.

Project Resource Management:

  • Continually provide a proactive problem solving approach to issues and delays to ensure a timely implementation of the project and/or response to lenders.

  • Communicate effectively with internal GC departments, regional teams and MFI management teams.

  • Continually report on project progress internally.

  • Coordinate all stakeholders and ensure each is doing what is required of them to complete projects / external requests.

  • Resolves any issues and solves problem throughout the life of the project.

  • Acts as a mediator between stakeholders and the Finance team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • At least 5 years direct financial analysis experience, ideally in banking or related investing or lending practices.

  • Demonstrated intercultural communication and influencing skills.

  • Theoretical knowledge of and/or experience with foreign currency risk and hedging.

  • Bachelor Degree, preferably in Finance, Accounting, Business, Economics or related quantitative discipline.

  • Strong MS Excel skills required, with competency in intermediate to advanced functions.

  • Advanced knowledge of financial markets.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Preferred:

  • International / Multinational experience preferred, in particular in emerging markets.

  • Masters Degree (MBA, MS Accounting, etc) and/or professional certification (CPA/CFA).

  • Highly organized, with the initiative and ability to work with limited supervision.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment on multiple projects under tight deadlines.

  • Ability to work effectively within a small team setting.

  • Organized, detail oriented and extremely thorough while having the confidence and communication skills to ensure work processes are completed accurately and appropriately.

  • Strong problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative and critically analyze processes and procedures in a push toward constant improvement.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • National/international travel anticipated up to 10% of the time and flexibility to communicate with colleagues in different timezones (email/skype/phone).

  • Experience working with colleagues in different languages and timezones.