World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Senegal

 

World Vision Senegal est une ONG internationale présente au Sénégal depuis 1984 et qui intervient dans le développement Transformationnel, le service humanitaire et le Plaidoyer. Nos interventions touchent une population de plus de 900.000 habitants dont plus de 639.000 enfants, vivant dans les localités catégorisées comme les plus vulnérables du pays.  Au Senegal, nous sommes présents dans 06 régions (Fatick, Kaffrine, Kedougou, Tambacounda, Kolda et Diourbel) à travers des programmes intégrés d’une durée minimale de 15 ans et des projets spéciaux installés dans 88 Collectivités Locales.

Si vous êtes compétent, proactif, dynamique, rejoignez rapidement World Vision Sénégal en faisant une demande spontanée dans notre site de recrutement. Nous devons de la valeur à l’homme et cherchons des leaders dans tous les domaines.

Current Opportunities

Un Directeur Administratif et Financier (DAF)

*Les personnes intéressées sont invitées à déposer leur candidature (CV+LM) en Anglais.

World Vision (WV) est une organisation Chrétienne Humanitaire, de Développement et de Défense des droits travaillant avec les enfants, les familles et les communautés pour combattre la pauvreté et l’injustice. Un aspect important du travail de World Vision est l’apport de services financiers tels que le crédit, l’épargne et l’assurance aux populations pauvres leur permettant de générer plus de revenus, accumuler des actifs et prendre en charge leurs familles à travers son réseau de microfinance VisionFund International (VFI). VisionFund se focalise sur le bien-être des enfants comme World Vision et tire sa force de l’intégration des activités des deux entités. VisionFund International emploie dans son réseau plus de 7,400 personnes à travers 28 pays dont 11 en Afrique et sert plus de 1 100 000 de clients.

VisionFund recherche pour sa filiale du Sénégal, VisionFund Sénégal Microfinance SA (VFS SA) une personne qualifiée pour le poste suivant:

Un Directeur Administratif et Financier (DAF).

Supérieurs Hiérarchiques :

  • Directeur Général de VFS SA.

  • Responsable Financier régional de VisionFund International, (supervision technique).

Supervisés:

  • Superviseur comptable ;

  • Responsable Administratif et des Ressources Matérielles.

Objectif du poste:

Le Directeur Administratif et Financier se chargera de :

  • D’assister le Directeur Général dans la gestion des aspects financiers de la stratégie de VisionFund Sénégal.

  • Les Directeurs Financiers de chaque filiale de VisionFund International travaillent à la fois sous la supervision du Directeur Général et du Responsable Financier Régional de VisionFund International.

Missions principales:

  • Garantir la disponibilité et la fiabilité des informations financières et comptables communiquées aux autorités de tutelle, au public et à la hiérarchie dans le cadre de la gestion de VisionFund Sénégal Microfinance S.A.

  • Assurer le contrôle du flux financier de VisionFund Sénégal Microfinance S.A et le maintien de l’intégrité des actifs et biens, des valeurs monétaires et d’autres documents pertinents pour la bonne continuité des activités et des bien.

  • Assurer la responsabilité de la planification financière, de la budgétisation, de la gestion des risques, des systèmes de contrôle et du département de l’administration.

  • Garantir et gérer le budget de VisionFund Sénégal Microfinance S.A. ;

  • Superviser et coordonner la production et la mise à disposition des informations financières selon les engagements de VisionFund Sénégal Microfinance S.A vis à vis de ses partenaires selon les normes IFRS et selon les règles de la Banque

  • Centrale des États de l’Afrique de Ouest (BCEAO).

Missions Spécifiques :

  • Superviser l’enregistrement comptable des opérations de VisionFund Sénégal Microfinance S.A : transactions de la clientèle, dépenses, opérations internes, etc.

  • Superviser la préparation des états financiers annuels : Bilan, Compte d’Exploitation, Balance Générale, etc.

  • Superviser l’élaboration des budgets d’investissement, de fonctionnement et de Trésorerie, puis assurer le suivi de son exécution.

  • Supervise l’ensemble des activités du département administration et les ressources matérielles.

  • Organiser et superviser le rapportage auprès de VisionFund International, du Conseil Administration, des Autorités de tutelle, du public et des autres partenaires.

Responsabilités-clés:

Production de l’information financière:

  • Superviser la préparation et assurer la soumission des rapports financiers à VisionFund International, au Conseil d’Administration, aux instances de régulation et autres partenaires strictement dans les délais impartis.

  • Garantir la qualité et la fiabilité de l’information financière et des rapports financiers fournis.

  • Travailler en étroite collaboration avec les auditeurs internes ou externes durant les missions d’audit.

Respect des normes et des procédures administratives, comptables et financières:

  • Veiller au strict respect des procédures telle que décrit dans le manuel des finances relatives à l’enregistrement comptable des opérations: Transactions de la clientèle, Trésorerie, Immobilisations, rapprochements bancaires,

  • rémunérations, Etc.

  • Veiller au respect des procédures relatives à l’engagement des dépenses : Respect des limites d’approbation, gestion budgétaire, procédures de passation des marchés, régularité des livraisons et règlements, Etc.

  • Veiller au respect des normes et à l’application des mesures de mitigation des risques auxquels l’Institution est exposée en collaboration avec le ‘‘Risk Champion’’.

Gestion de la liquidité de VisionFund Sénégal Microfinance S.A:

  • Superviser la confection du rapport hebdomadaire ‘’Situation de Trésorerie.

  • Assurer la responsabilité de la gestion de la Trésorerie de VisionFund Sénégal Microfinance S.A avec mise en place d’une stratégie de rémunération.

  • Élaborer, mettre en application un plan de suivi du «cash-flow» et en assurer la bonne exécution.

  • Effectuer le suivi des fonds en provenance des divers partenaires financiers : WVS, WV US, VisionFund International, Kiva et tous autres partenaires de VisionFund Sénégal.

Responsable de l’élaboration des rapports financiers et du Budget Annuel:

  • Participer à l’élaboration du Business plan.

  • Élaborer, mettre en application un plan de suivi des budgets d’investissement et de fonctionnement et en assurer la bonne exécution.

  • Analyser les indicateurs financiers et préparer des rapports détaillés pour assister la Direction Générale et le Conseil d’Administration dans la prise de décisions stratégiques.

  • Superviser la préparation des états financiers consolidés périodiques.

Gestion Administrative des Départements Finance & Administration:

  • Procéder aux évaluations du personnel des deux départements (Finance & Administration).

  • Faire le plan annuel de succession du personnel sous sa supervision et soumettre à l’appréciation du Directeur Général.

  • Organiser des séances de formation du personnel sous supervision.

Gestion de l’Administration et des Ressources Matérielles:

  • Superviser le travail du Responsable des Ressources Matérielles et s’assurer du respect des procédures relatives aux achats.

  • Superviser la rédaction des contrats avec les partenaires.

  • Superviser les travaux d’inventaire des immobilisations et des stocks d’imprimés ; fournitures et consommables.

  • Coordonner les activités de saisies dans les logiciels ‘’Immos’’ et ‘’Trader’’.

  • Coordonner le processus de passation de marché (TDR, appel d’offre…).

  • Superviser la constitution des commissions d’achat et de passation de marché.

Membre du Comité de Direction:

  • Conseiller principal du Comité de Direction sur tous les aspects liés aux Finances : Comptabilité et Trésorerie, Administration.

  • Participer à la revue des politiques et procédures internes.

  • Conseiller et proposer au Directeur Général sur les moyens de réduire les coûts sans compromettre l’efficacité des opérations.

Competences:

  • Avoir une capacité avérée à travailler en équipe et la faire fédérer vers la stratégie de l’institution et l’atteinte des résultats.

  • Avoir une bonne maitrise des normes IRFS et de la tenue d’une comptabilité d’engagement.

  • Avoir une bonne moralité, rigoureux et capacité à gérer efficacement des problèmes multiformes.

  • Avoir le sens du détail et être méticuleux, être proactif et habile à travailler sous pression.

  • Avoir une parfaite connaissance de la réglementation de la microfinance en vigueur dans la sous-région (UEMOA) et plus particulièrement le SENEGAL.

  • Avoir une forte capacité de négociation, une autonomie et le sens de l’organisation.

  • Excellentes aptitudes rédactionnelles et capacité à communiquer.

  • Être parfaitement bilingue (Français /Anglais).

  • Connaissance des logiciels usuels et des applications comptables, particulièrement celles utilisés en microfinance.

Profil:

  • Minimum Bac +4/5 en comptabilité, économie, gestion, finance ou banque ou tous autres domaines équivalents.

  • 4/6 ans d’expérience en microfinance, banque ou finance.

  • Personnalité déterminée avec de l'initiative, de la persévérance et la capacité de motiver et de gérer une équipe.

  • Avoir une connaissance du logiciel Perfect serait un atout.

  • Excellente maîtrise du package Microsoft Office, notamment un niveau avancé en Excel.

  • Capacité à assurer ses responsabilités.

  • Un sens très élevé de l'intégrité.

  • Les certifications CPA/ACCA/CIA et CISA. sont considérés comme un avantage.

RegionalTalent Management & Organisational Development Advisor

JOB TITLE: Regional Talent Management and Organisational Development Advisor

Job location: World Vision West Africa Regional Office (Dakar-Senegal)

Contact type: Local 2

Contract duration: 1-2 years

Purpose of position:

This role exists to advise the Regional Office in the area of Talent Management, staff development, performance management and Organisational Development (OD), In doing so, the incumbent is expected to:

1) working with the Global Center in implementing global initiatives that represent the vehicles for achieving the talent agenda in the region,

2) assess the West African context to find opportunities that can be harnessed and articulate it in a talent management strategy to guide the agenda in the region.

As a Strategic Partner and under the direction of the Regional P&C Director, the Regional Talent Management and OD Advisor will perform the following responsibilities:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT AND TALENT MANAGEMENT

  • Implements a learning and leadership development frameworks in the Region to enable leadership success across all leadership stages

  • Contributes to continuity, quality of Regional and National Offices leadership through effective talent management and succession planning – Integrated Talent Management programs & initiatives.

  1. CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT

Develops the capacity development strategy for frontline staff in World Vision International West Africa Region (WVI WAR) as well as develops/manages the capacity building programs deriving from the strategy.

  1. WORKFORCE PLANNING

Participates in the global workforce planning initiative from a regional perspective and acts as the regional focal point for the gathering and maintaining of Human capital related data.

  1. PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

Implements the Partnership Performance Management program within the Region

  1. DIVERSITY & INCLUSION

Works with region, national offices and GC on diversity & inclusion (D&I) initiatives & D&I Metrics &Reporting

  1. CHANGE MANAGEMENT

Implements a change management approach that ensures that the Region will move from current state to future desired state in an efficient and effective manner

  1. ORGANIZATIONAL DESIGN AND DEVELOPEMNT

Responsible for regional consultancy and advisement in the area of organisational design and development

  1. EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

Ensures a region-wide process is in place for assessing and maintaining high levels of employee engagement.

QUALIFICATIONS: EDUCATION/KNOWLEDGE/TECHNICAL SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

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

Required:

  • Educational level required: Master degree preferably in Human Resources or equivalent

  • Relevant working experience- At least 5 to 7 years related HR experience – generalist or specialist;

    • Has managed a sizeable team successfully & has carried responsibility for developing staff.

    • Has a special interest in diversity & inclusion (D&I) and experience in deploying D&I programs

    • Senior HR generalist with experience of working in a global environment

    • Has had project administration experience in a global context

    • Learning & development auditing skills

    • Knowledge and/or experience of implementing Talent management, diversity & inclusion programs at major organizations.

    • Experience with work force planning models or systems

    • Training design, delivery & measuring impact skills

Other requirements

  • Excellent interpersonal and marketing skills, willing to challenge the status quo, ability to handle confidential information in a professional manner, passion for excellence, excellent writing and presentation skills combined with meticulous attention to detail and accuracy, team player, influencing & very good organisational abilities; is able to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Fluent in French and English

    Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

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

Responsable de l'Audit Interne, VisionFund Senegal

*Les personnes intéressées sont invitées à déposer leur candidature (CV+LM) en Anglais

World Vision (WV) est une organisation Chrétienne Humanitaire, de Développement et de Défense des droits travaillant avec les enfants, les familles et les communautés pour combattre la pauvreté et l’injustice. Un aspect important du travail de World Vision est l’apport de services financiers tels que le crédit, l’épargne et l’assurance aux populations pauvres leur permettant de générer plus de revenus, accumuler des actifs et prendre en charge leurs familles à travers son réseau de microfinance VisionFund International (VFI). VisionFund se focalise sur le bien-être des enfants comme World Vision et tire sa force de l’intégration des activités des deux entités. VisionFund International emploie dans son réseau plus de 7,400 personnes à travers 28 pays dont 11 en Afrique et sert plus de 1 100 000 de clients.

VisionFund recherche pour sa filiale du Sénégal, VisionFund Sénégal (VFS SA) une personne qualifiée pour le poste suivant:

Un Responsable de l’Audit Interne.

Supérieurs Hiérarchiques :

  • Responsable régional de l'audit (RAM),

  • Comité d'audit et de risque du Conseil d'Administration (BARC) et le

  • Directeur Général de VFS (sur la base de la matrice de rapport d'audit VFI convenue).

Supervisés : Auditeurs internes de l'IMF

Objectif du poste :

  • Le/La Responsable de l’Audit Interne se chargera de :

  • Aider l'IMF à atteindre ses objectifs en apportant une approche systématique et disciplinée pour évaluer et améliorer l'efficacité des processus de gestion des risques, de contrôle et de gouvernance ;

  • Contrôler la conformité avec les lois, règles et réglementations en vigueur dans le pays de l'institution.

  • Conseiller le Conseil d'administration et la direction de l'institution sur l'adéquation des systèmes de contrôle interne et de gestion des risques.

  • Exercer une fonction statutaire

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

(5%) Plannification:

  • Élaborer et soumettre à l'approbation du BARC un plan d'audit annuel décrivant les activités à entreprendre par le département d'audit interne (IAD) au cours de l'année.

(15%) Reporting:

  • Soumettre à la direction des rapports en temps opportun pour tous les audits réalisés au cours de l'année ;

  • Soumettre des rapports d'audit écrits au comité d'audit avant chaque réunion prévue du conseil d'administration ;

  • Soumettre un tableau de bord de haute qualité et tout autre rapport requis au RAM en temps voulu.

  • Suivre l'état d'avancement des questions / actions correctives découlant des rapports d'audit et fournir des mises à jour à la direction, au RAM et au BARC.

  • Informer l'ensemble du personnel concerné des modifications apportées aux politiques et procédures de contrôle interne et d'audit ;

(40%) Travail d'audit:

  • Exécuter le plan d'audit interne avec l'aide des auditeurs internes ou par eux-mêmes.

  • Effectuer des tests ou s'assurer que les tests effectués par les auditeurs internes sont conformes aux normes requises et au dernier programme d'audit.

  • Préparer, examiner et publier tous les rapports d'audit du Département de l'Audit Interne (IAD) après approbation du RAM ;

  • Discuter des résultats des audits avec les responsables des unités/départements respectifs et donner des conseils sur les mesures à prendre pour améliorer les conditions.

  • S'assurer que tous les tests d'audit sont correctement documentés et archivés, comme l'exigent les autorités réglementaires locales et le RAM.

  • Fournit et évalue de manière indépendante toutes les fonctions opérationnelles de l'institution.

  • Examiner et mettre à jour les programmes d'audit et le manuel d'audit lorsque des changements sont apportés aux produits, aux processus, aux règlements ou aux systèmes.

(20%) Supervision, Coaching et Formation:

  • Supervise, motive et examine le travail des auditeurs internes (le cas échéant) ;

  • Forme les auditeurs moins expérimentés pour qu'ils répondent aux normes d'audit du Département de l'Audit Interne ;

  • Apprécier et évaluer tous les plans de développement du personnel du Département de l'Audit Interne.

  • Travailler en permanence à son propre développement et à celui des membres de l'équipe.

  • Veille à ce que tous les membres du Département de l'Audit Interne suivent le nombre d'heures de formation continue requis chaque année.

(5%) Participer aux investigations sur les fraudes et aux audits externes:

  • Aider à l'exécution des audits externes ainsi que des examens menés par les organismes de réglementation gouvernementaux et autres parties prenantes / évaluateurs.

  • Investiguer rapidement sur tout incident de fraude signalé par la direction, le personnel, la RAM, le BARC ou par le biais d'une dénonciation.

  • Surveiller la mise en œuvre des questions soulevées par les lettres de recommandations et les examens réglementaires de l'auditeur externe.

(10%) Etre dans le budget:

  • Préparer le budget du Département de l’Audit Interne conformément au plan annuel en temps opportun.

  • Suivre les performances par rapport au budget et veiller à ce que le budget ne soit pas dépassé.

(5%) Développement des relations:

  • Établir de solides relations de travail avec le CEO et l'équipe de direction de l'IMF.

  • Construire des relations solides avec le RAM et démontrer des compétences de leadership avec l'équipe des Auditeurs Internes.

  • Établir de solides relations avec la BARC, les régulateurs et les auditeurs externes.

En résumé, il s’agira de:

  • Rédiger et procéder aux mises à jour périodiques du manuel de procédures du Département de l’Audit Interne ;

  • Élaborer, mettre en œuvre et assurer le suivi d’un plan annuel d’audit des unités de l’Institution

  • Suivre la mise en œuvre des recommandations et la correction des exceptions relevées par les missions tant de l’Audit interne qu’externe ;

  • Assurer le reporting et l’interface avec le Directeur Général, le CA et les Autorités de tutelle pour les questions relevant de son Département ;

  • Assurer une veille concernant la gestion des risques et le respect des normes, politiques et procédures ;

  • Assurer la conduite des missions inopinées et spéciales de contrôle interne ;

  • Identifier les dysfonctionnements dans les systèmes de gestion et de traitement de l’information de l’Institution ;

  • Évaluer la fiabilité de l’information produite par les Départements Comptable et Informatique ;

  • Évaluer la fiabilité, l’efficacité et la rentabilité des opérations de L’Institution ;

  • Procéder à la revue de toutes les opérations et transactions qui pourraient porter préjudice aux finances et à la réputation de l’Institution ;

  • Identifier les risques auxquels sont exposées l’Institution et recommander des mesures de gestion appropriées ;

  • S’assurer de la mise en place d’un dispositif de Contrôle Interne adéquat.

  • S’assurer du bon fonctionnement du Comité d’audit et des Risques ;

  • Garantir le respect des normes et exigences conformément aux différents engagements de l’Institution et à la réglementation en vigueur au Sénégal ;

  • Appuyer et conseiller le Directeur Général ainsi que les autres départements dans la gestion de l’Institution.

Compétences:

  • Capacité avérée de travailler en équipe et de construire une équipe.

  • Intégrité, objectivité, endurance et courtoisie.

  • Sens de l’écoute, rigueur et capacité à gérer des problèmes;

  • Attention aux détails, faire preuve d’anticipation et habileté à travailler sous pression ;

  • Esprit d’analyse, sens d’observation et de déduction ;

  • Excellentes aptitudes rédactionnelles et capacité à communiquer ;

  • Parfaite connaissance de la réglementation de la microfinance en vigueur au Sénégal ;

  • Discrétion, autonomie et sens de l’organisation ;

  • Parfaite connaissance du Français et bon niveau en Anglais ;

  • Connaissance des logiciels usuels et des applications de gestion des opérations (crédits/épargne) utilisées en microfinance/banque.

  • Bonne connaissance des innovations technologiques digitalisation, mobile money, mobile banking entre autres.

Profil:

  • Minimum Bac +4/5 en audit et contrôle, économie, gestion, finance ou banque ou équivalent ;

  • 4/6 ans d’expérience en audit (dans une institution financière, de microfinance ou banque serait un atout) ;

  • Expérience dans la mise en place et la conduite d’une unité d’audit ;

  • Personnalité déterminée avec de l'initiative, de la persévérance et la capacité de motiver et de gérer une équipe ;

  • Connaissance des logiciels usuels, la connaissance du logiciel Perfect serait un atout.

  • Excellente maîtrise de toutes les applications de Microsoft Office, en particulier Excel ;

  • Capacité et volonté de prendre des responsabilités ;

  • Un sens élevé de l'intégrité ;

  • Certifications comptables ou en audit ou par exemple CPA/ACCA/CIA et CISA sont considérés comme un avantage.

Finance for Transformation Advisor, West Africa Region, VFI

*Preferred position location: Dakar, Senegal. Other possible locations: Ghana and Rwanda where WVI/VF is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Finance for Transformation (F4T) is VisionFund’s program to offer financial services to saving groups. The flagship product, the saving group linkage loan, follows a methodology, specifically designed to the target groups. This position’s purpose is to support and guide Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) during the pilot and roll out of this product, focussing on West African countries. We have already developed standards regarding product process, training materials and various guidance materials.

The F4T Advisor will use the existing materials to support MFIs to increase their reach of savings groups. This will include capacity building among MFI staff, monitoring of operations both through field visits and through regular monitoring meetings, reports, etc, and developing new partnerships with NGOs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support MFIs in the implementation of F4T (Senegal, Ghana, DRC, and potentially Mali and Rwanda):

  • Capacity building.

  • Product pilot development.

  • Product roll out support.

  • Monitoring of implementation.

Coordination with World Vision and other NGO:

  • Sensitisation of WV and other stakeholder of F4T.

  • Increase the pipeline of SGs to be linked.

  • Increase the number of partners VF works with.

Provide advice on how training material can be improved. Translation of existing training material into French and the development of new training material into French:

  • Capacity building.

  • Network outreach.

External engagement: Speaking at events, webinars, conferences to share lessons learned:

  • Contribution to knowledge sharing.

  • Documentation and sharing of lessons learned.

  • Promote VFI visibility.

  • Promote F4T visibility.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in development work (preferably with saving groups / livelihoods / resilience / gender equality).

  • Knowledge of Savings Group methodology.

  • Business focused, with ability to improve annual operational plans and advise on product pilots, results analysis and workforce plans.

  • Proactive and adaptable, with experience of introducing new products or services.

  • Project management experience is required, including financial monitoring and reporting.

  • Looking less for a microfinance/finance specialist – we are looking more for a candidate with NGO experience.

  • Must be fluent in French and English.

  • Must be able to travel for work in very remote/rural areas.

  • Experience of delivering training virtually, as well as in person.

  • Must have a proven track record of engaging and influencing leaders externally and internally – e.g. building new partnerships, leading change, introducing new products/services and speaking at events, webinars and conferences.

  • University degree in relevant field.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Native French speaker with excellent English or native English speaker with excellent French.

  • Work experience in a Microfinance Institution is an advantage.

  • Knowledge of digital platforms for savings groups is an advantage.

  • Experience of grant applications or grant monitoring is an advantage.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires the ability and willingness to travel up to 30% of the time.

Coorporate Services Manager

Job Title: Coorporate Services Manager, WARO

Job location: Senegal/Dakar

Contact type: Local 1

Contract duration : 2+ years

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Corporate services Manager role is to manage and coordinate the administrative process of the 3 offices under World Vision International being West Africa Regional Office, World Vision Senegal & Vision Fund Senegal, noted as “ three entities”, ensuring a high quality service under facilities management and in collaboration with WVI Security Team ensure there is adequate levels of security for the three organizationsassets and staff in compliance with all establish policies and procedures. This role serves as the lead overseer of day to day operations for facilities and administration functions, streamlining standard operating procedures, seeking out process improvements and developing best practices in administration services and facilities management.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. CSM is responsible for setting the direction and providing leadership on the facilities management and administration functions including but not limited to-asset management of the 3 entities, reception and visitor management, management of lease agreements, and budget management under corporate services. Expected results are the provision of high-level customer service to the 3 entities for corporate services solutions. The role will collaborate frequently with all the senior leaders of the 3 entities.

  2. Develop and keep in place efficient administrative systems for an effective functioning of the office, while ensuring that internal and external clients are served with quality

  3. Budget Management: Oversees the Corporate Services budget and adheres to best stewardship practices in line with the annual budget. Performance against budget is monitored ad key financial indicators are tracked. Work towards identifying waste, reduction of cost and implement strategies that promotes good stewardship will be part of this role requirement. Quarterly financial reports will be produced and shared with the 3 entities for accountability purposes.

    Coordinate with finance in order to update, develop and ensure implementation of policies, procedures and processes for the WV Entities that are in line with WVI Finance Manual.

  4. Provide required support to international staff as per IA administration support e.g. Supporting IAs in negotiating lease agreements and during termination of leases and ensuring lease payments for all lease agreements in WV’s name are honored on time(as per the new Shelter and G & S policies).

  5. Supervise and develop the staff under his/her responsibility, while ensuring the achievement of their responsibilities and objectives. Demonstrates Christ centered life and work and prioritize spiritual growth of self and the team being supervised.

  6. Responsible for the security of WV Entities’ assets and also monitor WV's assets through inventories, equipment disposals and “Annual Insurance” for transparent management of WV’s assets

  7. Serve as a link with the legal advisor of the WV Entities, ensuring that all issues (except Labour related) requiring legal support and advice will be handled promptly and in ways that will reduce risks and legal exposure for the organization.

  8. Strengthening implementation of consolidated office facilities management;

  • Offices and amenities facilities well maintained and kept at the best at all times.

  • Conducive working environment

  • No over expenditures under occupancy costs

  • Paying attention to detail and working well in partnership with other stakeholders including REAM department under WVI.

  • Management and booking of meeting rooms

  1. Provide support towards organization of meetings and events. This will relate to support for visas, permits, travel documentation, ticketing and reservations, planning arrival and departures of visitor and staffs. Carries out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Professional degree in Business Administration

  • 3 years’ experiences in similar positions

  • Strong interpersonal, motivational and communication skills

  • Self-guided, strong organizational and planning skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Strong English and French reading writing and speaking skills

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Outlook)

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office - based

Director, Global Compensation

Preferred Location: Washington D.C, United Kingdom, South Africa.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Global Compensation Director is responsible for ensuring that World Vision’s compensation programs are aligned with the organization’s objectives and attract, reward and retain employees across the Partnership. The leader will drive a global compensation strategy that is balanced with other rewards of working at World Vision and provides focus on internal equity, external competitiveness, financial stewardship and legal requirements.

This leader is responsible for developing, implementing, administering, and maintaining compensation programs, policies, and procedures across the World Vision International (Global Centre) employee population and International Assignees (IAs). As part of this direct management, this person will also oversee and provide the preparation of compensation data for senior leadership analyses directly and working with an outside consultant.

This leader also plays a critical role in collaborating with decentralized Regional and National offices to ensure that they offer competitive and fair compensation that meets the World Vision global policies. The role provides leadership and advisory expertise to help educate and enable Field Offices in obtaining, analysing and managing market best practices and survey data to set up and manage their local compensation plans.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead team to be Trusted Advisors and Subject Matter Experts (25%):

  • Provide hands-on leadership and expertise to develop global compensation function with direct reports and decentralized indirect P&C colleagues (business partners (BPs), talent acquisition (TA), payroll, and other Field Office (FO) employees) across the Partnership to deliver global compensation policies that attract, engage and retain great talent.

  • Provide expertise and guidance for team and indirect P&C colleagues to solve escalated and the most difficult compensation-related challenges.

  • Lead and collaborate with Global Centre and Regional P&C on global and local responses to regulatory authorities.

  • Partner closely with Mobility leader to ensure competitive and affordable total compensation packages including full reviews of allowances, tax advantages, etc.

  • Lead team to set up Community of Practice to provide content and regular cadence of keeping decentralized P&C compensation/rewards partners connected for learning, sharing ideas and best practices.

  • Design and deliver training to develop compensation capabilities across the Partnership especially focused on compensation/rewards partners.

  • Provide regular feedback and inspiration to team members following the Partnering for Performance program.

End Results:

  • The team will be recognized and called upon as Trusted Advisors to assist with challenging compensation issues.

  • A network of contacts across the Partnership who can provide local data and information for global analysis and back each other up with support when necessary.

  • Increased credibility and trust in P&C as value adding partners across the Partnership.

  • P&C across the Partnership becomes more aware of the importance of consistent processes for job evaluation, survey participation, developing structures, etc. which leads to more efficient and compliant programs and reduced risk to the Partnership.

  • Increased transparency of compensation methods which leads to better communication with managers and employees.

  • Standardized methods and content to educate leadership, individual executives, managers and other areas of P&C of the competitiveness and compliance of our compensation programs.

  • Strong collaboration and camaraderie across the Total Rewards & Mobility team as well as extended P&C partners.

  • Mobility expert expands compensation knowledge.

Provide competitive and compliant pay programs that attract, engage and retain great talent (25%):

  • Update and maintain global compensation philosophy, policies and procedures with others across P&C, Legal, Finance, Tax, etc.

  • Develop, benchmark and maintain Global Centre and International Assignee (IA) salary structures at competitive levels. Build Field Office structures as needed and when resources are available.

  • Review, update and maintain methods and policies to support the use of consistent practices for documenting job descriptions and conducting job evaluations across the global Partnership.

  • Develop methods for collecting, reviewing and maintaining proposed regulatory requirements and legislation related to compensation.

  • Develop central methods of maintaining and monitoring internal data for team results as well as across the Partnership, e.g., adherence to policies, salary structures, pay equity analysis, external competitiveness, compliance, etc.

  • Participation in and response to internal audits.

End Results:

  • Increased compliance and reduced risk through collaboration and updated regulatory data, policies and procedures as well as partnership with global audit function.

  • Consistent and equitable offers with reduction of risk related to new hire compression.

  • Improved ability to attract, engage and retain great talent with competitive pay.

  • Improved ability to identify potential regulatory and other issues before they become a problem.

  • Clear understanding of measures that matter across the compensation function to demonstrate contributions of the team and ability to provide competitive pay.

Design Systems and processes that support delivery of best practices and competitive compensation (25%):

  • Lead compensation workstream for implementation of Workday solution across decentralized global Partnership.

  • Collaborate across global P&C to develop a global job architecture with consistent global levelling, internal titles and survey matching.

  • Develop and implement consolidated global survey participation strategy, standards and tools to gain efficiencies and economies of scale in pricing, participation and consistent methods of using survey data.

  • Lead process of replacing current global job evaluation system planned for sunset in 2022.

  • Lead annual merit process across GC population and develop ways to support and monitor merit processes across the Partnership.

End Results:

  • More efficient P&C and manager experience related to compensation processes and approvals, including determining career level for new and existing jobs, promotion and new hire offers, merit review process, etc.

  • Increased accuracy of compensation data and reports necessary for decision making.

  • Greater collaboration across the Partnership through global processes and access to decentralized data.

  • Potential cost savings in salary surveys as well as efficiencies when used consistently.

  • Replacement of global job evaluation system with buy-in across key groups of P&C and leaders.

Executive compensation managed effectively to retain great leaders (25%):

  • Perform management reporting and analysis related to senior management pay.

  • Conduct competitive benchmarking analysis for executive population including individual pricing as needed.

  • Create and update database and reports of all employees in Director level and above to proactively spot issues and propose solutions.

  • Liaise with external consultant and Support Offices to compile reports required for the board of directors and/or external entities.

  • Partner with Mobility Leader and work with TA, BPs and local P&C to advise on senior leadership remuneration as well as offers and contract renewals when necessary.

  • Develop leader education materials to better understand their compensation and allowances packages, especially for International Assignees, as well as the broad-based compensation practices.

End Results:

  • Leadership roles of all types (ExL, PL, RL, SDO, ND, etc.) receive fair and equitable compensation packages that are compliant with regulatory executive compensation and tax requirements.

  • Leaders understand the different pay structures within World Vision (HISS, L-IM, Local) as well as differentials and allowances (G&S, transport, shelter) and how they are determined, creating trust in our total rewards program.

  • Confirmed salary and remuneration that are within the expectations of our internal accountability reporting and external Intermediate Sanctions reporting for Safe Harbour.

  • Talent Acquisition is able to attract key leaders with competitive packages and confidence that these effectively represent the relevant talent markets and are internally equitable.

Additional responsibilities as assigned by manager (limited).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • English required.

  • 10 years’ experience serving as a compensation professional including considerable experience in a large, international organization that stretches across multiple continents.

  • 5+ years leading compensation team.

  • 2-3+ years of experience focused on executive and/or leadership compensation.

  • A strong client focus with outstanding judgment, critical thinking, along with strong verbal and written skills.

  • Must be detail-oriented with demonstrated project management capabilities and excellent prioritization skills. Require a well-organized and self-directed individual who is results focused and a team player.

  • A strong knowledge of Excel, and report writing software along with depth in data analysis.

  • Must have experience implementing a global compensation solution, preferably Workday.

  • Must have hands-on deep experience in job evaluations and market pricing.

  • Must have experience designing and managing executive and International Assignee remuneration packages.

  • Must have a reputation for being a good mentor and partner across field teams sharing best practices and helping to develop analytical and compensation skills of peers and colleagues.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or another related field.

  • Global Remuneration Professional (GRP) or Certified Compensation Professional (CCP).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • MBA or other advanced degree related to international non-profit studies.

  • PHR, SPHR, SHRM-CP, or SHRM-SCP or other HR certifications.

  • Workday core and advanced compensation courses.

  • Korn Ferry/Hay Job Evaluation methods or other global job evaluation systems.

  • Implementation of a global job architecture.

  • Ability to work in an office environment.

Work Environment / Travel:

  • Ability to travel up to 10% internationally.

Director, Global Benefits

Location: US based Remote. Preferred location: Washington D.C, Los Angeles California.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Global Benefits Director is responsible for ensuring that World Vision’s global benefit programs are aligned with business objectives, meet legal requirements and achieve a balance between being externally competitive, meeting employee needs and managing internal cost constraints. This leader is responsible for the global benefits strategy as well as developing, implementing, administering, and maintaining benefits programs, policies, and procedures across the World Vision International employee population including full responsibility for US and International Assignees (IAs) employee plans as well as supplemental plans in the UK.

This leader also plays a critical role in collaborating with decentralized Regional and National offices to ensure that they offer benefits that meet the World Vision global standards while also working with the Global Risk & Insurance team to coordinate information and operationalize global insurance plans across the offices around the world. The leader plays an important advisory role to help educate and set up programs to assist offices in securing and maintaining cost effective and comprehensive health and welfare programs as well as retirement savings benefits.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Global Strategy, Engagement and Communication - Engage with P&C benefit responsible parties, to collaboratively design global benefits strategy, ensuring alignment to the People & Culture strategic initiatives (20%):

  • In partnership with P&C responsible parties build out an ongoing governance model/approach designed to foster agreement, commitment and accountability.

  • Participate in design and ongoing updates of the Total Rewards Strategy providing insights and guidance as it relates to all health & welfare benefits.

  • Develop an ongoing communication strategy ensuring benefits are well received, understood and add value to the employee value proposition

  • Provide leadership and market based global subject matter expertise managing a team of 2 employees, sharing the work where necessary, especially during busy times such as Open Enrolment in the US. Leads through collaboration with many other internal colleagues to get things done.

End Results:

  • Trusted advisor to all levels of leadership and colleagues on all benefits related topics across the Partnership

  • A network and regular connections with all P&C benefit responsible parties keeping all abreast of developments, conducting training, and co-creating solutions across functions, regions and countries

  • Best practices sharing and education across functions, regions and countries to deliver most effective and cost-efficient programs in direct delivery locations (US & UK) and capability development and adivse for in-direct delivery locations (Regional and National offices)

  • Increased tracking, reporting and adherence to World Vision global standards for benefits provided to all employees worldwide

  • Regional scorecards of adherence to global minimum standards policies.

Select and manage vendor relationships with and through collaboration with direct reports, global procurement partner(s), Global Insurance team and Regional/National P&C colleagues. Apply current market best practices to (20%):

  • Identify best-in-class providers

  • Implement RFP processes

  • Review contracts for coverage details

  • Conduct benefit cost analyses

  • Negotiate annual renewals and new contracts

  • Track service level agreements (SLAs) & ROI and more.

End Results:

  • Highly valued benefits for very competitive prices to support the attraction and retention of best-in-class talent globally.

  • Delegation of some workload during peak cycle times to broker staff or potential need for additional staff coverage.

Manage Open Enrolment and ongoing benefits and Wellness program delivery for the US and IA employees as well as limited programs for UK (15%):

  • Deliver an enrolment process that is on time, accurate, well communicated and provides an easy user interface for a positive employee experience

  • Ensure compliance and manage all regulatory updates related to ACA, , HIPPA and other regulations

  • Collaborate with benefits providers and others to deliver high impact, engaging wellness programs

  • Set up Shared Services Centre (SSC) (internal or external) to provide Benefits Administration support as first point of contact for employee needs and concerns. Work closely with them ensuring ongoing development of their understanding and ability to address and resolve employee benefit issues. Develop mapping for second and third level escalated employee benefit issues.

  • Collaborate with Staff Care team for wellness program ideas and connections especially related to stress management and EAP programming.

End Results:

  • Best-in-class communication and delivery of benefits and wellness programs reinforces the employee experience and value they receive as a very important part of their total rewards. This should impact retention of great talent as well.

  • Improvements in health also impacts insurance utilization and expenses in our self-funded programs.

  • Risk avoidance through ongoing monitoring of regulatory changes affecting benefits, especially in the US.

Manage projects surrounding the development of new tools to streamline and/or automate the management and execution of benefits programs and education of Regional and National P&C partners (15%):

  • Open enrolment tool(s) for US, IA and relevant UK employees.

  • Collecting and reporting benefits program participation, employee satisfaction and return on investment.

  • Interfacing any external tools with payroll and HCM system(s).

  • Other systems as necessary.

End Results:

  • The time required to ensure compliance with policies and local government agencies is minimized, allowing more time to focus on strategy and continuing development of regional and national programs for competitive advantage in hiring great talent

  • Automated reporting of participation and satisfaction will help measure ROI, have direct impact on program quality and help with analysing and developing business cases for change

  • Automation should also allow for tracking of National and Regional offices’ adherence to global Health & Welfare Minimum Standards, set by the global Board of Directors, which would allow the team to provide more advise to help Field Offices secure the benefits needed to stay compliant.

Manage all aspects of a multi-million-dollar global benefits budget (10%):

  • Monitor growth in benefits costs and negotiate with vendors, including a “most favourable pricing clause” ensuring alignment with our non-profit NGO budget & philosophy, while maintaining best in class benefits.

  • Adhere to purchasing guidelines for setting up and approving vendors and payments.

  • Collaborate with finance to confirm cross-charge percentages to be included in the global budget planning for countries with IAs as well as all Global Centre employees.

  • Administer cross-charge actions to move expenses from TR budget to local offices where costs are incurred.

End Results:

  • High value benefits at lowest possible costs for WVI and employees to continue to provide competitive advantage in attracting and retaining great talent.

  • Close collaboration with finance so no surprises and expenses occur as planned.

  • Communication of benefits expense charges for annual budget planning will be timely and transparent.

  • Invoices paid on time as per agreements with vendors.

Additional (20%):

  • Collaborate with regional counterparts on global and local responses to regulatory authorities.

  • Participate with the Pension Committee to maintain effective fiduciary responsibilities over the investment funds. Represent WVI during cash balance plan termination.

  • Support the management of relocation and repatriation processes for IAs, secondments and any other long-term assignment employees.

  • Support the management of WVI Our Health, Staff Assistance and support for Life-threatening Illnesses and Global Life Insurance Programs all provided in non-US locations.

  • Support management of WVI Business Travel, International SOS and Medfit Health Risk Assessments.

  • Set the strategy for global paid time off policies and programs as well as leave of absence programs.

  • Ensure participation in benefits surveys to measure the comparison to market for current programs.

  • Other related duties may be assigned at manager discretion.

End Results:

  • Effective management of team, indirect partners and WVI resources will provide ability to maintain competitive benefits to attract and retain great talent and allow them to keep their focus on delivering the best possible programs to support children in need.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 10 years’ experience serving as a global benefits professional in a multinational organization that stretches across multiple continents

  • 3+ years of experience working with US benefits.

  • 3+ years of experience managing others, both as direct reports and through collaborative teams as a project leader and subject matter expert.

  • Solid understanding of global benefit and pension laws, processes, compliance, and regulatory requirements.

  • A strong change agent with a client focus, outstanding judgment and critical thinking, along with strong verbal and written skills.

  • Exemplary business acumen and presentation skills with the proven ability to interact with leaders on a regular basis.

  • Innovator with the ability to streamline process and utilize technology for best practices.

  • Detail-oriented with demonstrated project management capabilities and excellent prioritization skills. Require a well-organized and self-directed individual who is results focused and a team player.

  • Intermediate knowledge and hands on usage of Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Strong skills in setting up analyses to help build business cases using data to illustrate key points.

  • Must have a reputation for being a good mentor and partner sharing best practices and helping to develop analytical skills of peers and colleagues.

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or another related field.

  • Global benefits certification (or equivalent).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • PHR, SPHR or similar broad HR certification

  • Compensation discipline exposure

  • Ability to work in an office environment.

  • English required.

Work Environment / Travel:

  • Ability to travel up to 10% internationally.

Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Justice

*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 THE POSITION:

The Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Justice will provide analysis of trends and opportunities in relation to how the needs and rights of children can and should be addressed through various forms of funding from global, regional and national level sources, debt relief, taxation and private capital. This analysis will be used to develop recommendations for child focused policy action in regard to all forms of development financing in support of the Sustainable Development Goals, and, as such, World Vision’s Global Impact Framework. This analysis will support Advocacy & External Engagement (A&EE) advocacy objectives for the Global Campaign, the 2030 Agenda, as well as objectives of Support

Offices (SOs) in relation to Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Regional Offices (ROs)/Field Offices (FOs) regarding domestic resource mobilization/public financing.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analysis of and reports developed on Official Development Assistance (ODA), taxation/public financing, private sector investment and other forms of Financing for Development (FfD) and their impact on the financing of child focused policies. Develops policy positions and products that relate to the achievement of child related SDGs and WV child well-being objectives.

  • Represent World Vision, and/or support representation of World Vision leaders at priority external forums, events, networks and with priority stakeholders to promote agreed policy positions.

  • Lead and collaborate with SO, RO and FO colleagues on research and policy development on FfD. Creates a process to engage SOs on ODA focused work.

  • In conjunction with the Local to Global team (A&EE), works with the Centre of Excellence to support country level budget focused advocacy. Builds FOs capacity in conducting country level analysis; supports “translation” of global FfD policy positions for use at national level.

  • Collaborate with select partners and coalitions on this agenda. For example, work with the World Bank relationship manager to develop a plan to become more engaged with World Bank as a Tier 1 stakeholder.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree in economics, international development, political science or related focus.

  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in policy, research, government relations/external engagement, or other specific field relevant to this role and World Vision’s work.

  • Strong experience and skills in research and analysis.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Strong experience in the NGO/civil society sector and/or with multilateral organizations (World Bank, IMF, etc.)

  • English fluency.

  • Second language strong asset (esp. Spanish, French).

Preferred:

  • Strong knowledge and professional experience working on Financing for Development issues and trends; strong understanding of policy development and influence processes with governments and international agencies from a civil society perspective.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Travel after Covid restrictions- 10-15%.

Media Officer

*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 THE POSITION:

Reporting to the Director of Media and Social Media Engagement the Media Officer will play a central role in creating and disseminating media focussed material for the World Vision partnership. They will be the World Vision International (WVI) media point person and will respond to media enquiries from World Vision media leads and international media outlets. They will create key media messaging, be responsible for overseeing partnership wide dissemination of media content and manage media monitoring and analysis. This person will work closely with media departments across the partnership to ensure that media focused communications are strategically shared and coordinated. She or he will be an articulate and talented communicator, with strong interpersonal and organisational skills, a passion for the work that World Vision does and a commitment to creating international media awareness of it.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Write, edit, and internally distribute content, including key messaging documents, press releases, website content, and other communications materials.

  • Manage media monitoring and analysis tool, maintain records of media coverage and collate analytics and metrics. Provide WV partnership media leaders with ongoing media updates.

  • Coordinate media leads and ensure that all World Vision offices continuously communicate with each other. This will include the management of ongoing partnership media leaders update calls and skype chats.

  • Work with Communications and Media managers in World Vision offices across the partnership to establish relationships with key global media outlets.

  • Work with the Director of Media and Social Media Engagement to develop and implement an effective strategy for media engagement.

  • Create and edit key communications documents and guidelines to inform the partnership on communications strategy and best practice.

  • Manage and coordinate World Vision International media trips.

  • Work with Director of Public engagement (Partnerships) to support the research, establishment and management of paid media partnership relationships to support global moments.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 5 years proven media relations or PR experience.

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills.

  • Experience in coordinating media leads from a number of different offices.

  • Sound editorial skills.

  • An understanding of audience segmentation/ how to target key audiences.

  • Ability to partner other teams in order to jointly plan media outreach.

  • External relationship management skills.

  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or related field.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in using media monitoring and analysis tools.

  • Experience in a global organization (NGO experience an advantage).

  • Experience with faith based audiences.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel 20%.

DME Capability Advisor

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The position of Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) Capability Advisor aims to optimize DME capability in World Vision International (WVI) and strengthen staff DME competencies in areas such as design, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning. The role includes: The development of a DME capability enhancement system (including policies, standards, and guidelines, processes, learning assets and learning pathways), the refinement of National Office NO DME capacity assessment and DME competencies, the provision of support to Regional Program Quality leads and Technical Service Organisation to plan and implement DME Capacity Building interventions and the creation new learning opportunities by engaging externally with other organisations/academia and managing knowledge in WVI.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead the design of a DME capability development system including (policies, standards, guidelines and processes etc) to benefit both, a) teams tasked to support development of Field Office (FO) ME capabilities (ROs, TSOs &SOs) and b) DME teams in FOs.

  • Design a learning system including learning pathways, learning assets, and learning platforms assisting users during their learning journey.

  • Assist the FOs to undertake regularly the DME capacity assessment and prepare a portfolio view as agreed with GFO.

  • Lead the development of learning assets for F2F and on-line learning. Design and utilize the platforms (WVCentral and e-campus) to enable FOs/RO/SOs/TSOs to access the learning assets in form of asynchronous self, e-learning and social learning in DME. Develop staff competencies on data quality and integrity across all funding sources. Promote emerging good practices in DME capacity development within WV and communicate these across the DME community using newsletters etc.

Coordinate and harmonize DME capacity building interventions of ROs/SOs/TSOs to enable a unified, just in time support for FOs, maximizing their contribution to DME Capacity Building objectives.

  • Collaborate with RO and SO DME leaders to continuously assess DME/LEAP 3 capacity building needs among NOs and provide coordinated (RO/GC/SO) support to address identified capacity building needs.

  • Influence WV entities to support RO plans for FO DME capacity development and deploy technical experts as needed.

Catalyse innovation and learning for development of DME Capability in the organization.

  • Explore practices of others on DME Capability development and share as appropriate WV’s experiences and learning.

  • Lead and grow partnerships with academic and research institutions that help to enhance WV’s DME capacity globally.

  • Promote innovation in DME capability development across WV entities.

Regenerate the Programme Quality and Evidence Community of Practice, convene them regularly involving WV DME practitioners in sharing learning and promoting enabling continuous improvement:

  • Coordinate learning and sharing for DME practitioners, identify promising DME practices and innovations for sharing in the organization.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • The incumbent will bring to this role a combination of DME experience and expertise in planning and implementing capability development interventions that help build/enhance the required DME competencies, development of learning resources and utilization of platforms that enable blended learning to take place.

  • Advanced/graduate degree in adult learning/training and or other relevant field.

  • Advanced degree in statistics, econometrics or any other discipline related to DME measurements.

  • Demonstrated expertise in development of user friendly tools and resources for DME and utilization of learning platforms for helping others learn.

  • Intermediate qualifications in capacity building (including expertise in designing capacity building plans and adult learning programs).

  • Advanced competencies in data analysis using appropriate software tools (e.g. SPSS, SAS,ABTAB).

  • Advanced technical writing skills.

  • Evidence of strong interpersonal, networking and coordination skills. Demonstrated effective problem solving skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and/or French and Spanish.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Proven ability to work successfully in cross-cultural context. Solid experience in leading CoPs, organize knowledge management efforts and developing/documenting learning experiences /assets that can be shared with wider audiences.

  • Experience in leading DME capacity assessments and coordinated efforts to address priority capacity needs of regions/national offices.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

Senior Advisor, Church Partnership

*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 THE POSITION:

World Vision as a Christian humanitarian organization works with the diverse expressions of the Church as our indispensable partner in our shared pursuit of social and spiritual transformation and the holistic well-being of children, especially the most vulnerable.

Our global strategy calls us to ‘live out our Christian faith with boldness and humility’ and to expand and deepen our partnerships with churches and faith leaders to identify and address the spiritual causes of poverty and vulnerability.

This commitment is guided by WV’s Partnerships with Churches’, ‘Witness to Jesus Christ’ and Faith & Development management policies. This position, in line with the relevant policies, will provide strategic leadership, technical guidance and tools to the WV’s Field Offices to engage and partner effectively with churches and Christian agencies in the design and implementation programmes that promote sustainable, holistic child well-being.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Program Guidance

Provide strategic leadership in the development, refinement and implementation of global guidelines and resources to strengthen effective engagement and collaboration with churches, church leaders and Christian Faith Based Organisations (FBO’s) in WV’s programming for child well-being, in line with relevant WVI policies:

  • In collaboration with Global Field Operations (GFO) and Global Impact (GI) teams, develop guidelines and capacity building resources for field office’s use to strengthen their engagement and mobilisation of churches, Christian networks and FBO’s as an integral part of WV’s community-based approach, empowering to improving child well-being

  • Revise and socialise WVI’s existing frameworks and capacity building resources on church partnerships.

  • In collaboration with the WVI Partnering team, refine existing tools and/or develop new resources to support church partnerships.

  • Ensure WV’s guidelines on church partnerships build on existing best practice in partnering and external engagement developed by WV’s advocacy and External Engagement team.

  • Engage with GFO and regional offices regarding gaps or promising practice, emerging from church partnership data and collaborate on solutions.

Innovation

Based on current practice, lead a collaborative effort with F&D Field Support, TD, GFO and Partnering teams to:

  • Develop, pilot and scale a Christian discipleship project model to engage and equip churches and church leaders in their calling to ensure children experience fullness of life, grow in holistic discipleship while being protected, valued and included.

  • Map currently used practices, models and/or resources used in our programs to further Child Well Being (CWB) in partnership with churches.

  • Identify and document promising practices.

  • Identify current gaps based on analyses for a holistic engagement and discipleship approach.

  • Develop a child-focused, Biblical transformational development process for field offices to engage with local churches to fit and accompany WV’s Development Project Approach (DPA) process.

  • Identify areas within the current DPA process to enhance and deepen partnerships with churches and church leaders.

  • Review similar church engagement approaches to identify synergies and potential for integration.

  • Follow the WV processes to design, develop, pilot, scale-up and approve these approaches that can be used by local churches in WV’s offices and programs.

  • In collaboration with Global Field Operations and Global Impact teams, develop mechanisms to ensure full integration of these approaches into WV’s operational systems, including appropriate monitoring and evaluation mechanisms.

  • Provide guidance to the WV Technical Academy to develop an e-course for these approaches.

External Engagement and Advocacy

Provide strategic leadership and support to Regional Offices (ROs) in the formation and leveraging of strategic partnerships with churches at regional and national level for improved CWB:

  • Support NOs and ROs to engage strategically with local church partners in prioritised global advocacy events or moments on issues affecting the vulnerability of children.

  • Ensure church partnerships contributions to advocacy gains are articulated in Global campaign and FO reporting through Advocacy Strategic Metrics and CVA engagement.

  • Support the development of strategies and resources to support NOs and ROs to develop and equip faith leaders as advocates for child well-being.

  • Identify local Church/Christian partnerships with potential for increased impact through global partnerships.

  • Report on the quality of the prioritised partnerships and their contribution to advocacy towards CWB.

  • Collaborate with Faith & Staff Formation team, to support national offices as they mobilise churches to reflect and pray on issues increasing the vulnerability of children.

Learning

Lead the continued learning of WV’s church and interfaith relations through KM Initiatives:

  • In collaboration with F&D Knowledge Management and Global Communications identify, document and disseminate promising practices, lessons learnt, innovation, and change stories on Church Partnerships.

  • Ensure periodic analysis of Church Partnership data in Horizon, Operations or Impact Portals to show trends and enhance learning.

  • Collaborate with GFO, Global Impact and Horizon teams to enhance WV’s reporting systems (Horizon) to capture national level church partnerships, including joint advocacy.

Collaboration

Ensure effective integration of church partnerships into sector project models and field guidance:

  • In collaboration with F&D’s staff and Field support team work with WV’s global sector, disaster management, fragile contexts and urban teams to ensure the engagement of churches and church leaders are well integrated into project models, field guidelines and quality assurance resources.

  • Partner with global sector teams and GC F&D to refine resources and strengthen church’s implementation of Spiritual Nurture of Children approaches and resources.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Graduate or post-graduate degree in theology, religious studies, development studies or other related fields.

  • At least 5-7 years’ of experience of hands-on work with a range of Church structures, denominations and para-church organisations, especially in the Global South.

  • At least 5-7 years’ experience in strategic planning and program design and management within the development/humanitarian industry, including the role of the local church in community development processes.

  • At least 5-7 years’ experience and demonstrated understanding of other faith communities, the complexity of working as Christian NGO within Faith contexts, relationship with the faith and development arena, major players, and joint work towards the sustainable development goals.

  • At least 3 years of knowledge and experience of supporting multi-stakeholder partnerships, especially faith-based partnerships.

  • Excellent relationship building skills and ability to leverage that towards concrete collaboration and partnerships.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with proven experience in writing and producing clear, concise and effective guidance materials, including online facilitation resources, while using up-to-date adult learning approaches.

  • Clarity in conceptual thinking and communication including critical thinking skills and ability to challenge the status quo.

  • Exemplary personal Christian commitment, vibrant and mature Christian leadership.

  • Minimum of 3-5 years’ experience in programming in field location, preferably in more than one context or continent.

  • Demonstrated ability to interact effectively in culturally and religiously diverse environments.

  • Strong organizational, time and project management skills and experience.

  • Strong computer literacy in use of MS Word, Excel, Outlook; proficiency in hosting webinars, e-learnings and conference calls.

  • Proven experience working with and through networks.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Fluency in Spanish an advantage, other languages helpful also.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of and commitment to World Vision objectives and ministry priorities.

  • Experience of working with, relating to and influencing within Catholic structures.

  • Self-starter with strong time management, coordination, prioritization, multi-tasking skills.

  • Ability to work with a high level of ambiguity.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven flexibility to work well with others with diverse personal styles.

  • Work collaboratively with team members when assigned to work as part of a team.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically & internationally up to 30% of the time.

Regional Audit Manager, Asia - VisionFund

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

Organisational Background:

World Vision (WV) is a Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. One important component of World Vision’s work is microfinance, providing financial services such as credit, savings and insurance to the poor, enabling them to earn increased income, build assets and provide for their families. Numerous studies confirm the strong impact of microfinance on the well-being of children. Studies also show, however, that the integration of microfinance with other development activities can have an even greater impact when compared to either microfinance alone or development activities alone.

WV’s microfinance operations are managed through VisionFund International (VFI), a WV subsidiary.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To lead and direct Global Internal Audit's strategy and vision around risk in the region by partnering with key internal and external stakeholders in fulfilling the requirements the IIA standards and the GIA charter, including taking a key participatory and advisory role at MFI Audit Committee Meetings.

To act as a strategic partner to regional leadership, and MFI Audit Committees around risk management, governance and internal controls. Serve as a consultant to key business leaders to manage risk effectively in order to achieve VFI's objectives.

Lead and manage a team of professional auditors in the region and provide assurance to MFI and VFI management and the VFI Board Audit Committee that controls are adequate to mitigate high and medium risk to the VFI network.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead and manage the internal audit function within the region including directly leading audit assignments and activities of the country auditors by ensuring that risk based audit plans are developed and implemented. This includes coordinating reviews, investigations at the regional level.

Engage in the hiring and management of MFI audit staff.

Assess the level of capacity and provide necessary coaching and training where required of MFI audit staff.

Provide leadership to MFI Internal Audit teams within the region:

  • Recruit, hire, train and directly supervise the MFI Audit Managers. The MFI Audit Managers will report jointly to the RAM and the Chair of the MFI Board Audit Committee.

  • Provide adequate technical oversight to MFI Audit Managers and Internal Auditors in the region.

  • Facilitate the understanding of the role of Internal Auditing at each MFI within the region.

  • Ensure all WVI Internal Audit standards, IIA standards and VFI policies and procedures are followed by each MFI within the region.

Provide a consulting and support role to Regional VFI and MFI management:

  • Monitor and provide advice to regional management on how to minimize significant audit risks and material audit findings by supporting Regional management in identifying areas of strength/best practices as well as weaknesses/areas for improvement in each MFI.

  • Advise the Regional VFI Director on critical issues in MFIs.

  • Provide quarterly reports of audit results and semi-annual trends to regional management as agreed.

  • Network and coordinate with the WVI GC Audit Department and VFI Audit Director regarding audit & internal control issues.

  • Coordinate special audits/investigations in the region as needed. Conduct or arrange to conduct special audits when required to do so.

Oversee and manage monthly and quarterly reporting to MFI Board Audit Committees and VFI by ensuring audit team provides timely reports that are reviewed and delivered within the audit scheduled timeframes established.

Represent VFI Internal Audit as a member of the local MFI Audit Committee, including being contributing members of the Integrity and Protection Hotline and Regional Risk Management committees and meetings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have a university diploma or degree in accounting, auditing or similar financial qualification. A graduate degree in Accounting or Management is preferred.

  • Strong accounting and financial management skills required.

  • Experience with non-profit organizations preferred.

  • Must have at least 7 years experience in auditing (external and/or internal auditing) with audit experience of banking institution preferred.

  • Current certification (Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor or Chartered Accountant) required.

  • Must be able to travel extensively within the region and internationally, approximately 25-50%.

  • Must have good working knowledge of computerised accounting systems.

  • Must be able to work in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience in managing teams.

  • Must be fluent in English.

  • Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices.