Job Opportunities with World Vision Uganda

World Vision Uganda has worked with the vulnerable children of Uganda, their families and communities, since 1986

Currently, World Vision Uganda 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 1.6 million children especially the most vulnerable benefit from World Vision Uganda interventions in Health Nutrition and WASH, Resilience & Livelihood, Education and Peace & Child Protection from both Development Programmes and the Humanitarian emergency response which currently operate in 82 out of the 112 districts throughout Uganda.

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MEAL Officer - Oyam Kole Cluster

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: MEAL Officer - Oyam Kole Cluster

Report to: MEAL Specialist

Location: Oyam District

Purpose of the position:

To provide technical guidance to the cluster team on Programme/Project planning, development, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning in line with WV policies and standards; including maintaining systems to collect and analyze information on activities, outputs, outcomes and impact of Programme/Projects.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Project planning and management:

  • Establish a robust MEAL system for the project by having clear MEAL framework and a performance monitoring plan for all project indicators

  • Develop and administer performance-monitoring tools to track program indicators in line with the Project/Programme implementation plans

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership in regards to the Annual Review and Planning process

  • Effectively roll out and develop strong accountability mechanisms at AP and cluster level

Project Monitoring

  • Collect and process data on project activities as specified in the detail program implementation plan.

  • Plan and conduct project output and outcome level monitoring as per the MEAL plan and share through monitoring reports on progress of the project in line with the results framework

  • Perform quarterly data quality assessments to ensure validity, integrity, precision, reliability and timeliness of all performance data; identify any deficiencies and suggest corrective actions; and assist the technical team members to maintain electronic and hard copy files.

  • Provide routine monitoring data on progress of accountability mechanisms at AP and cluster Level.

Data management, Analysis and Reporting:

  • Perform analysis of data, providing both descriptive and inferential statistics, as well as qualitative analysis, that will allow for an enhanced understanding of the ARP and project indicators.

  • Provide meaningful data summaries and visualization to demonstrate result to the project management. Support application of software for results based monitoring and evaluation such as SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA, GIS

  • Prepares monitoring and evaluation reports documenting the findings of evaluation processes, including the impact of World Vision work to the communities.

Project Documentation and Learning:

  • Compile progress reports (Monthly, Quarterly, Semi Annual and Annual) for management decision making in line with the project implementation plan and donor requirements.

  • Promote utilization of data/information from progress reports, baselines, evaluations and other assessments at project level through reflection and learning forums such as quarterly review meetings and management meetings or conferences for project partners.

  • Documentation of project learnings, project most significant change stories, best practices etc. in profiling the projects performance to stakeholders

Assessments, Evaluations and Research

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership in conducting project assessments, baselines and Evaluations in line with established donor related guidelines

  • Monitor and track implementation of project evaluation recommendations in line with World Vision Uganda evaluation strategy and donor regulations.

Information Management Systems

  • Develop appropriate project Information Management Systems including project databases as a means to track M&E indicator performance using statistical software such as SPSS, EPIDATA, EPIINFO, STATA, GIS

  • Utilize WVU database initiatives such as Horizon, GIS, Automated Database and other relevant National Databases for organizational visibility such as the OVC databases

  • Provide and utilize data required by the District Health Information Management System (DHIS2) and OVC MIS

  • Provide information/data required to support during proposal writing for resource mobilization in line with World Vision Uganda mission.

  • Provide technical guidance and coordinate implementation of WV Partnership and WV Uganda strategic initiatives such as LEAP 3 and Horizon

Capacity Building

  • Provide technical support to the project staff, beneficiaries and other stakeholders on monitoring and evaluation according to World Vision Uganda evaluation strategy and donor requirements.

  • Develop capacity of project staff to utilize existing M&E tools for proper tracking and reporting in line with the donor guidelines including coaching and mentoring for project staff, partners and other stakeholders on Design, monitoring, evaluation & research.

Undertake any other duties as assigned by the Project coordinator

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • A bachelor’s degree in Monitoring & Evaluation, Statistics, Quantitative Economics, Mathematics, Public health, Demography, Biostatistics, or a related field is required.

  • Minimum of 3 years of work experience in managing data intensive programs in designing, monitoring, and evaluation methodologies is highly desirable.

  • Experience with qualitative and quantitative M&E data collection and analysis methods, including tracking outcome indicators, is desirable.

  • Experience in proposal writing and development, grants management, Report writing, research, monitoring and evaluation skills

  • Knowledge of designing and managing M&E systems at a national level for effective generation of monitoring data used in tracking Programme and improved service delivery and support related to development programming

  • Experience in designing M&E methodologies and tools, and the ability to coach and train others in their use is desirable.

  • Excellent command of MS Excel, and working knowledge of at least two statistical data management packages/software’s (quantitative & qualitative) e.g., SPSS, NVIVO/Nudist, EPIINFO, STATA etc.

  • Demonstrated experience in analyzing, interpreting, and reporting on M&E results so that lessons can be learned and incorporated into programming is desirable.

  • Ability to work with inter-disciplinary teams and a wide range of program/project activities

  • Strong report writing and communication skills

  • Proactive personality, self-driven and strongly motivated

  • Capacity/potential in leadership, relationship management/networking, and coordination.

  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

  • Good interpersonal skills, team player, facilitation skills and strong communication skills, both verbal and written

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills, ability to take an evidence-based approach to programming

Senior Transport Officer

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: Senior Transport Officer

Report to: Supply Chain Management and Support Services Director

Location: Kampala - National Office

Purpose of the position:

Lead the development and implementation of global fleet management strategies. The person takes the lead in the fleet planning as well as the fleet security, and compliance with safety and legal requirements to support the World Vision Uganda Operations. The person will collaborate with multiple stakeholders to ensure that the WV fleet strategy aligns with expected organizational outcomes and reflects World Vision values, vision, and mission.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Strategy Managements and Business Requirements

  • Develop Functional Strategy aligning to WV Global Fleet Strategy and NO priorities.

  • Lead to ensure WVU manages a professional and cost effective fleet management in the areas of planning, vehicle allocation, cost control and fleet standardization.

  • Develop Annual Business Plans

  • Proactively engage with suppliers, partners, local authorities, NGO partners, and other stakeholders to ensure good coordination and adequate information sharing.

Fleet Planning and Policy

  • Represent the fleet function on NO Strategic Planning & Annual Business Planning process

  • Represent the Fleet Function in project designs and engage in Grants proposal process to provide professional input on fleet including costing.

  • Ensure the transport policy is aligned with GC Fleet, updated and implementation across the country.

  • Develop the vehicle modernization and vehicle repair and maintenance planning.

Fleet Operational Management

  • Oversee the implementation and monitoring of fleet management process and ensure standardized system for the whole operations across the country

  • Liaise and perform the regular review of the service provider’s contract and performance.

  • Liaise with the insurance company for insurance purchase, claims, etc.

  • Coordinate and advice managers/users on the status of vehicles, time of disposal and project future implication.

  • Coordinate with Program/project manager for the project fleet and driver arrangement.

  • Planning and scheduling for the staff and visitors. To provide and coordinate transportation for WV Uganda staff and visitors.

  • Ensure that all WVU vehicles and driver administration is executed in a professional manner and in accordance with WVU standard procedures.

Data Management, Analysis and Reporting

  • Develop, track, and evaluate fleet performance metrics.

  • Ensure master data management of vehicles and driver data, registration, and documentation for import/export/transfer of fleet assets, and insurance is updated and documented.

  • Conduct regular meeting with the drivers on KPIs to identify areas for improvement.

  • Prepare monthly management report to the SCM and Support Services Director.

Control and Compliance

  • Monitor adherence to control measures and compliance with WV Fleet policies and guidelines, government and legal requirements.

  • Develop the risk mitigation plans and embed to the processes, SoPs and guidelines for fleet operations.

  • Ensure WV Uganda Fleet Policies, procedures and internal control system is strong enough to safeguard WV Vehicles from the misused.

Leadership and Coaching

  • Provide leadership to Fleet Management team to ensure Our Promise strategy is embedded in the Department’s annual objectives and day to day work.

  • Manage the performance of direct reports through performance reviews, frequent conversations, and other methods as appropriate. Be courageous and assertive in providing coaching or feedback for continuous performance improvement.

  • Ensure that all the direct reports staff members understand the WV fleet Policies, Processes, and Systems.

  • Plan and coordinate departmental meetings to review the status of tasks and update the SCM and Support Services Director on the progress of the departments’ functions.

  • Provide and ensure professional training for all WVU drivers in Uganda by security regulations and technical requirements.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • University Degree in Transport, Logistic, or Business Administration. A master degree is preferable.

  • A minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible experience in managing fleet and logistics in a large organisation.

  • At least 5 years of experience in managing staff (supervisory role)

  • Skills and experience in partnering and collaboration

  • Writing, reporting and documentation skills

  • Effective communicator (both oral and written)

  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependability.

  • Ability to track budget expenditure on a daily basis and develop a cash flow during planning

  • Must be highly reliable and independent, able to work with minimal or no supervision.

  • Computer literate

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

  • Adapts and able to work under pressure

  • Capacity building/Facilitation skills

  • Leadership skills

  • Customer care skills

Area Programme Coordinator - Omugo Area Programme

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: Area Programme Coordinator

Report to: Response Operations Manager

Location: Terego District

Purpose of the position:

Provide technical support and coordination of sponsorship management/ operations in a Programme/ADP/ Cluster in a manner that meets child sponsorship standards and contributes to the wellbeing of children.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Programming/operations & Technical Support

  • Provide technical support and leadership in the implementation of partnership initiatives such as STEP, Quickstep, and DI to the programme/ ADP and cluster team.

  • Guide the programme/ cluster in implementing sponsorship operations and use of emerging information to influence short and long-term programmatic interventions on wellbeing of children.

  • Support sponsorship quality improvements by regularly consolidating and reporting programme/cluster (ADPs) sponsorship performance at the cluster level, informing team and management on performance.

  • Guide and monitor child monitoring and discuss with the programme/ cluster team child monitoring data necessary for informing short and long term interventions children’s wellbeing.

  • Provide technical support in the development, implementation and monitoring of Sponsorship operations and management in the programme/ cluster.

  • Facilitate capacity building among all programme/ cluster and sponsorship staff with a special emphasis on developing and implementing effective sponsorship management, monitoring and reporting system.

  • Support development of sponsorship monitoring and reporting mechanisms at programme/ cluster level.

  • Contribute to organisational learning by supporting the documentation of critical lessons learned.

Management of Service Operations Indicators

  • Monitor and lead the programme/ cluster team to meet all the sponsorship KPI requirements in a timely, efficient and effective manner.

  • Storage of child data/information and SO communications (queries, GN, mails, child monitoring information in both hard and soft/ SD systems.

  • Analyse variance reports, Child Status Reports, Project reports and guide the programme/ cluster team in utilising information for effective and efficient sponsorship operations.

  • Follow-up and ensure the to-do list items resolved critical management actions are performed.

  • Coordinate periodic mailings like APR and Christmas Cards by ensuring systems are set during these periods and performance standards met.

Budget RC management in line with NO and Partnership Sponsorship Standards

  • Guide the programme/ cluster team in drawing and implementing RC monitoring plan.

  • Guide in carrying out and documenting RC Census and enter child monitoring data in the systems and share it with the NO.

  • Provide child status information from monitoring to the programme/ cluster/ ADP team for planning purposes.

Communication and Sponsor Relations in the Cluster

  • Coordinate communication between sponsors and RC in the programme/ clusterCommunicate with Support Office in compliance with various sponsorship standards.

  • Develop, monitor, and implement the established checks and controls for sponsor information in line with the child sponsorship standards.

  • Ensure sponsor visits are well coordinated and managed according to protocol and expected standards.

Child Protection and Wellbeing

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any accordance in line with child protection policy and guidelines.

  • Work with local leaders to protection children from child violations and abuses on child protection.

  • Sensitization of children including all RC on child protection.

  • Sensitize children, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities with a view to identify child violations.

  • Report cases of child abuse in the programme area.

  • Report cases of child incidents for follow up.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • Education: A minimum of a University Degree in Social Science, Agriculture, Development Studies, Education or any relevant field. Post Graduate Qualification in Project Planning and Management is a Must.

  • Experience: At least five years’ experience facilitating community development in sectors of Health, Livelihood, Education and Child Protection.

  • Experience working with local partners and District Local Governments in all sectors and Community Based Services.

  • Technical skills:

  • Ability to establish and maintain conducive collegial relations and perform effectively as a member of a team.

  • Excellent planning, coordination, and reporting skills with the ability to organize a substantial workload comprised of complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching.

  • Proven and solid experience and excellent skills in capacity building if systems, staff, partners and others actors related to child rights governance and child protection.

  • Skills in Project management and implementation.

  • Knowledge of development work and ability to integrate it with sponsorship

  • Competences in managing business process in large organizations.

  • Must have good analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to identify training needs among staff

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills

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

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English

  • You must be able to ride a motor cycle with a clean riders’ license (Class A)

  • Must be willing to be based in local settings.

  • Networking and advocacy skills

  • Must be highly reliable and independent.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

  • Able to Perform other duties as required

Project Officer - Child protection

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: Project Officer - Child Protection

Report to: Area Programme Coordinator

Location: Terego District

Purpose of the position:

The purpose of this job is to timely and quality implementation of Child Protection (CP) interventions within the cluster/AP/Response. Engagement will be at household, community, village, parish, sub-county and district levels. This role requires the staff to have good communication abilities, networking and collaboration abilities, training abilities for communities especially children. Core to the role are skills to raise awareness for prevention and response to child rights violations and ability to link affected children to services in time and documentation of on the ground experiences and emerging issues in child protection.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Program Planning & Implementation

Implementation of the CP program in the cluster/APs shall be the primary responsibility of the Project Officer (PO) – CP. Specifically the officer shall:

  • Actively participate in planning and budgeting processes for CP interventions in the cluster/APs, including development of Area Operational Plans (AOPs), Detailed Implementation plans (DIPs), Work Breakdown structures, Cash-flows, etc.

  • Mobilize and facilitate the engagements of stakeholders during planning and development meetings, workshops and other forums

  • Facilitate timely and quality implementation of CP interventions in accordance to the CP TP guidance, approved models and approaches, as well as the AOPs and DIPs.

  • Gather, analyze and document community perspectives and needs on different CP issues to inform CP programming.

  • Routinely identify local CP partners (formal and informal), support and facilitate them in the implementation of planned activities

  • Support the collection and documentation of impact and success CP stories.

Capacity Building

The PO shall ensure that children, parents and members of community CP structures are aware and have capacity to engage on CP matters with the aim of facilitating effective service delivery. The PO will therefore:

  • Build the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage local leaders on identified CP issues.

  • Routinely coach and mentor the community CP structures and other actors including but not limited to faith and cultural institutions, teachers, etc on CP matters.

  • Liaise with community-based and other CP actors and provide the relevant materials for the betterment of their work

  • Together with staff in other TPs, train the children’s committees and groups in the respective Aps and Settlement in advocating for their wellbeing.

  • Build the capacity of children, families and community to collectively engage local leaders on identified issues.

  • Facilitate growth of strong grassroots movements on specific advocacy issues to end violence against children including child sacrifice

Community Engagement

The PO shall engage communities including children, parents, political, cultural and religious leaders, among others. Specifically, he/she will:

  • Mobilize communities to participate in project planning, development, implementation and monitoring.

  • Mobilize government institutions and technical staff in the planning and implementation of CP interventions and plans.

  • Innovatively support communities including RCs and their families to participate and benefit from the CP TP program development.

  • Mobilize grassroots organizations, Faith Communities and other civil society organizations to ending violence against children

  • Mobilize and sensitize community (RC guardians, community leaders and other community members) on CP programs issues and facilitate participation in the management of various community CP initiatives.

  • Follow-up on commitments by local leaders on promotion of protection of all children as well as their general wellbeing.

  • Mobilize communities to participate in the relevant child days and celebrations such as the Day of the African Child, Day of the Girl Child, 16 days of activism against Gender based violence, among others.

  • Participate and represent World Vision Uganda in the health sector review meetings both at facility and sub-county level

Networking, Coordination and Collaboration

In networking, coordinating and collaborating with different actors, the PO will PO will:

  • Facilitate networking with local government institutions and other partners within the Cluster in planning and implementation of CP interventions.

  • Identify and nurture local partnerships with grassroots civil society organizations, faith institutions and Sub Counties.

  • Coordinate with local government and other partners and engage with relevant stakeholders and local authorities in building relationships and consensus on CP interventions.

  • Participate in sub-county and district level planning and budgeting, preparation of work plans, implementation of planned health activities and monitoring/ reporting of progress

  • Support local government in formulation and implementation of ordinances and bye-laws on project issues.

  • Organize dialogue engagements between partners, local government and children.

  • Organize learning forums involving local government, CSOs, FBOs, NGOs and other relevant technical personnel.

  • Represent World Vision at stakeholder engagements at the Settlement, Sub-county and district and be a regular advocate on issues of Child Protection

  • Support multi-sectoral, Inter-agency networking and coordination in establishing Child protection prevention, response and service provision mechanisms/ referral pathways in the Settlement and Sub County level

Child Protection, Wellbeing, Advocacy and Safeguarding

The PO is responsible for ensuring children are protected and their welfare is great. The PO shall therefore:

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any incidents in line with child protection policy and guidelines.

  • Work with local leaders and CP structures to protect children from child violations and abuses

  • Sensitize children including RCs, guardians/parents and other stakeholders about children’s rights and responsibilities.

  • Facilitate CP advocacy, policy dialogue and campaign interventions by ensuring linkages and coherence between engagements with the CP interventions and district and National levels.

  • Be the Focal Point person for CP in the Cluster and support Cluster teams to report and comply with CP standards including effective roll out of CP models and approaches

  • Facilitate effective and meaningful participation of children as agents of change in all project interventions/processes in line with WV Child Participation guidelines

  • Engage with partners to assess and address the existing child protection related issues in the community

  • Mobilize communities, local organizations, local government and institutions to participate in Child protection implementation and monitoring

  • Facilitate proper formation of Child protection working teams/groups in line with World Vision Uganda Child Protection and Advocacy systems strengthening approach

  • Facilitate child protection advocacy campaigns and engagements to ensure policy implementation and change.

  • Ensure the children meaningfully participate in various for a including the child development and participation centres (CDPCs)

  • Be the point person for any peace interventions in the Clusters/APs

  • Shall be the point person for safeguarding and advocacy interventions at the AP level

Monitoring & Evaluation

In fulfilling their monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning roles, the PO shall:

  • Ensure application of standard monitoring and evaluation tools in project implementation.

  • Facilitate and monitor the implementation of planned activities and community level engagements

  • Facilitate stakeholders and partners in supervision and monitoring of programmatic activities

  • Monitor progress and achievements of the CP TP in the cluster/AP.

  • Support and participate in scheduled CP assessments, evaluations, monitoring and designs.

  • Provide technical guidance to the Cluster/AP teams in identifying CP areas for research and conduct research to inform programming.

  • Document and share impact stories, lessons and best practices.

  • Compile quality and timely reports to keep track of progress of implementing planned activities, realizing TP outcomes and targets within the cluster/AP on a monthly, quarterly, bi-annual and annual basis as per WVU requirements.

  • Organize project level forums to assess progress of implementation of planned activities.

  • Monitor progress of project interventions against plans within the Cluster.

  • Together with the TPO – CP, organize review, reflection and learning forums for staff and partners.

  • Provide technical support in the development of Information, Education, and Communication (I.E.C) and other learning materials on CP in alignment to the TP.

  • Compile monitoring and periodic reports for management action and submission to the districts as per NGO requirements and support updating of the databases on children housed by the DPSWOs/CDOs at the sub-county and district.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • Minimum of a degree in Social Sciences, Social Worker, Development Studies, Education or any relevant field. A Master’s degree is an added advantage.

  • Post Graduate Qualification in Human Rights, Project Planning & Management, Development Studies or law from a recognized institution is an added advantage.

  • At least 3 years of child protection programming, preferably in an NGO setting experience in engaging communities and other partners. Experience working with children and partners is an added advantage

  • A good understanding of social justice and Human Rights issues with demonstrated experience in Child Protection and rights advocacy and networking

  • Familiarity with standards and guidelines for Child Protection programming and child and adult safeguarding

  • Ability to build capacities of community – based structures and other actors.

  • Good understanding of local government functions.

  • Skills and experience in networking, collaboration and advocacy at different levels.

  • Experience of and commitment to working through systems of community participation and accountability

  • Writing, reporting and documentation skills

  • Effective communicator (both oral and written) and good documentation skills. Ability to communicate in applicable local language(s).

  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependability.

  • Ability to track budget expenditure on a daily basis and develop a cash flow during planning

  • Must be highly reliable and independent, able to work with minimal or no supervision.

  • Computer literate

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

  • Adapts and able to work under pressure

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Child Sponsorship and Systems Officer

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: Child Sponsorship Systems Officer

Report to: Area Programme Coordinator

Location: Terego District

Purpose of the position:

To Effectively Coordinate and Provide Technical Support Cluster Community Engagement Sponsorship Operations within partnership standards for the wellbeing of children.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Management of Child Sponsorship Systems

  • Manage Sponsorship systems both Technical and Business processes within partnership guidelines.

  • Carry out timely system upgrades, maintenance and provide timely feedback on Child Sponsorship systems requested by NO and GC/SOs.

  • Support Staff and partners on utilization of the horizon mobile phone and any other new gadgets.

  • Support the Cluster/ AP with IT related issues (Cluster IT Focal Persons)

  • Carry out system data quality validation and update for accuracy & timeliness (RC Bio data, monitoring field, and participation).

  • Support staff &COVAs to transfer data from the phones and upload into Sponsorship systems.

Coordination of Child Sponsorship operations within Partnership standards

  • Timely update of quality child data and SO communications (queries, GN, mails, child monitoring, and participation) into Child Sponsorship systems. (100% data entered for all RCs).

  • Generate and analyze periodical correspondence and child wellbeing reports, identity gaps and risks and share with management.

  • Manage cluster RC Budgets and supplies in line with SO and GC agreements (New growth, RC Death, Drops, Holds)

  • Analyze Management reports, child correspondence and child Information reports and guide the Programme/ cluster team case management and effective sponsorship operations

  • Coordinate planning, implementation and completion of annual correspondence (APRs, CUPs, CEWs, Christmas Cards).

  • Conduct quality reviews of all the sponsorship correspondences, Child and community medias

  • Build capacity of Staff and Volunteers in child sponsorship operations.

  • Coach and Mentor staff and Volunteers in Sponsorship operations and Child engagements

  • Work with the AP-coordinator and TPOs to develop and operationalize annual integrated monitoring plan.

  • Work with the AP Coordinators to develop annual child participation Change Statements and update date them in Hope

  • Effectively track and guide APs on RC and family Participation in line with the sponsorship standards

  • Support SOOs in Community engagement and sensitizations on Sponsorship model and approaches

  • Participate in the AP DPA processes and guide to accommodate the Sponsorship requirements and child engagements

Manage Communication and Sponsor Relations within partnership standards

  • Receive and process the all-child Sponsor communications from SO, GC, National Office, Field and ensure they are either processed, scanned or posted

  • Update appropriate correspondence action routes in Hope

  • Correspond with Support office and National Office in compliance with sponsorship standards

  • Adopt, Develop, monitor, and implement the established checks and controls for sponsor information in line with the child sponsorship standards

  • Monitor and advise staff and volunteers on Child Sponsorship communications from Cluster to NO/SOs.

  • Expeditiously monitor and follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO, RO and SOs to the allocated APs with the SOO and AP Coordinators.

  • Manage Sponsor visits to their sponsored children within the cluster/AP in line with child Sponsorship standards. (Organize all logistic needs at cluster/AP).

  • Attend to Sponsors and follow up on child and adult safe guarding issues.

  • Document and report Programme key findings from sponsor visits, recommendations and opportunities

Management of Sponsorship Initiatives

(Sponsorship 2.0, Digital correspondence, story teller, LEAP Frog contents, Chosen,) in line with the partnership guidelines and timeframes.

  • Roll out approved Sponsorship Initiatives as per NO plan and guidance.

  • Effectively manage implementation of initiative(s) as per plan and report on progress, recommendations within partnership guidelines.

  • Train, coach and mentor staff and partners on the initiative and follow-up on utilization of the initiative.

  • Follow up with staff and Partners to ensure 100% roll out and adoption of Initiatives

CESP Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Accountability

  • Review and Support designing and targeting of the AP CESP plan- DIP, Log frames and budgets

  • Support AP implementation and provide monthly CESP implementation update reports and actions for better execution.

  • Support sponsorship DPA community engagement and establishment of CESP structures and engagement of partners.

  • Provide CESP semi-annual and annual quality review of reports.

  • Consolidate and submit quality monthly, quarterly & annual Performance reports for appropriate actions.

  • Collaborate with MEAL to assess the progress of CESP implementation and budget utilization periodically and take appropriate actions.

  • Support AP Transition processes and communications including Farewell letter, Project closure comment, Community Farewell Video, Community Farewell Photos

  • Participate in AP evaluations and Baseline surveys

  • Participate in the Sponsorship Feasibility and Risk assessments within the Assigned cluster/AP.

Child and Adult Safe Guarding

  • Ensure all RCs have a signed consent form on file.

  • Ensure all Correspondences and communications are reviewed for child protection

  • Ensure all Sponsor Visits adhere to the child safeguarding policies and behavior protocols

  • Facilitate Sponsor Visits within the Clusters

  • Review all the Videos, photos & Correspondences being sent to NO, SOs and GC to ensure they meet sponsorship child protection requirements.

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases of children and report any violations in accordance with the child and adult safe guarding policy and guidelines

  • Work with Child Protection Officer to ensure child and adult safe guarding compliance standards at the cluster/AP.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • A University Degree Information Technology, Statistics or Library and Information any other related field.

  • 3 years Experiences and knowledge in data entries, analysis and data base management are added advantage

  • 3 Years of Experience in Computer systems support and Field engagements

  • Database management

  • Writing, reporting and documentation skills

  • Track record demonstrating high integrity, reliability and dependability.

  • Must be highly reliable and independent, able to work with minimal or no supervision.

  • Adapts and able to work under pressure

  • Ability to ride a motorcycle with a valid ridding permit is a MUST

  • Computer skills in Windows, MS Excel, Word, publisher and power point.

Systems Analyst III

*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 Systems Analyst III role supports one or more highly complex or critical business processes/systems and may require design or integration of technical solutions that may cross multiple functions of the business. They serve as a Project team member for projects large in scope and high complexity. Projects may be enterprise wide.

Individuals in the Systems Analysis job family are responsible for planning, developing and implementing IT system solutions that improve business efficiency and productivity as well as support business strategies and goals. They identify and communicate business needs and translate business requirements into technical system requirements and functional specifications. Systems Analysts determine if internal or external solutions exist or whether new solutions are feasible. They map process flows and must determine if these solutions impact existing work processes and systems as well as ensure proper integration, testing, and system/user documentation. They are also responsible for providing input surrounding “buy vs. build” decisions for possible IT system solutions.

Systems Analysts must have a working knowledge of the business area that they support and a strong understanding of the customer’s overall IT architecture is also required in order to understand the issues and implications of proposed system and hardware solutions.

Systems Analysts must be innovative in identifying, proposing, prototyping, and overseeing the execution of IT system solutions. They require strong analytical, technical and communication technical skills. They must be able to build collaborative relationships and negotiate requirements across multiple groups.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning:

  • Participates in business short-term and long-term planning sessions to ensure understanding of business goals, direction and business requirements.

  • Provides input from an IT systems perspective.

  • Develops cost estimates for the planning of new systems/ enhancements for assigned systems.

Liaison:

  • Serves as a liaison between business partners and the IT organization and vendors in coordination with project managers to provide technical solutions that address user needs.

Technical Requirements/Technical Specifications:

  • Translates business requirements into technical requirements.

  • Makes recommendations for modifications or technical solution to increase effectiveness and efficiency.

  • Formulates and defines system scope and objective based on user needs and understanding of business processes.

  • Develops, writes, and communicates systems design, functional system specifications and functional architecture analysis.

  • Ensures completeness of technical requirements and functional architecture analysis for the design and implementation of system business solutions.

  • Identifies gaps or issues.

System Improvements:

  • May provide technical guidance on the business impact and opportunities.

  • Understands and analyzes customer’s systems to understand strengths and weaknesses for the identification of opportunities for improvements.

Testing:

  • Reviews test plans and monitors testing process to ensure that business results are adequately tested with minimal risk.

  • May develop user and/or system test cases and validates test results during testing.

  • Analyzes testing results to ensure the solution meets the needs of the business.

  • Facilitates issue resolution.

Documentation:

  • Documents system modifications.

  • Develops system manuals.

  • Develops system training materials.

  • Develops system enhancement communication.

Problem Solving:

  • Investigates problems and develops recommendations for resolution.

  • Gathers data to support recommendations to address problems with appropriate contingency plans.

  • Provides technical expertise to resolve issues.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • May work closely with developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.

Business Case:

  • Conducts feasibility studies and drafts proposals for evaluation by appropriate users and managers.

  • May develop business cases.

  • Provides input into expenditures based on the size, scope, and cost of hardware and software components.

Research/Technical Evaluation:

  • Keeps abreast of new and emerging technologies.

  • May participate in the evaluation, selection and application of new and emerging tools and techniques.

  • Analyzes technology trends to determine impact to the achievement of business goals.

  • Identifies issues and makes recommendations based on impact of new /emerging technology or modifications to existing systems.

Service Level Agreements:

  • Provides input for the development of SLAs and/or selection of vendors.

  • Evaluates performance against SLAs and recommends changes for improvement.

  • Develops forecasts for services required from vendors.

  • Evaluates vendor performance against SLAs.

  • Ensures SLAs are achieved.

Coaching/Mentoring:

  • Directs team members and fosters a team environment.

  • Coaches less experienced team members.

  • May provide performance feedback.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires excellent analytical, technical, interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Requires in-depth knowledge of business operations, systems requirements and IT processes.

  • Typically requires 5-7 years of relevant technical and work experience.

  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as necessary.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Total Rewards 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:

Leads and implements projects in the development and delivery of rewards programs ensuring alignment to the Total Rewards philosophy and principles. Provides analysis and solutions to business problems related to Total Rewards. Drives change based on findings and recommendations across partnership entities. Responsible for comprehensive compensation programs consulting and analytical support across the Partnership. Requires in-depth knowledge and experience consulting and applying new Total Rewards perspectives and approaches to drive a great employee experience and solve complex challenges. Serves as a trusted advisor for other compensation related programs, processes and issues. Implements HR initiatives and programs in a confidential capacity to formulate, determine, and resolve Total Rewards issues.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Creates, designs, and leads implementation of base salary, Merit and salary review processes, and any ad hoc Compensation projects, including required analysis, budgeting, project plans, and communication with stakeholders at the Executive level as well as managers and supervisors across the Partnership.

  • Works to make and keep all compensation programs legally compliant and fully documented in Partnership policies as well as manager and employee resources.

  • Manages survey participation and analysis to build new and update existing salary structures aligned to the relevant talent markets and our policies. This may include working with Field Offices as well as Global Centre locations.

  • Provides business case and cost benefit analysis modelling to support salary programs.

  • Acts as a subject matter expert in the process of job design and development of Job Family Descriptors. Conducts job analysis, documentation and evaluation as needed. Advises P&C Business Partners and other managers with compensation-related issues. Collaborates with P&C Business Partners to educate managers.

  • Works with HRIS and IT staff to ensure that systems meet the needs of the compensation functions for the organization such as easily accommodating changes to salary structures, pay for performance programs, etc.

  • Works with Payroll and Legal to make sure policies cover local labour laws, the values of WV, and equitable pay across geographic regions while being effective, and processes work end to end.

  • Support Benefits and Global Mobility team mates as well as others outside of the department with analysis and project management duties.

  • Develops and delivers training and capacity building programs for P&C Practitioners.

  • And performs other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • 5-7 or more years of practical application of compensation principles or equivalent transferrable skills.

  • Exceptional Excel and PowerPoint skills, related to organizing, mining and analysing data.

  • Experience working in a global capacity.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics, Data Analytics, Economics, Finance, Business, HR or the equivalent in experience.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • GRP or CCP strongly preferred.

  • Point Factor Job Evaluation experience.

  • Advanced Excel knowledge and experience.

  • PowerBI

  • Workday

Work Environment/Travel:

  • May require travel domestically and/or internationally up to 10% of the time.

Global Total Rewards Manager, VisionFund International

*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:

Working in the Global Centre and primarily functioning in the capacity of a Centre of Expertise within People and Culture (HR). A hands on subject matter expert responsible to provide thought leadership, technical expertise and capability in the design development, and coordination of Compensation and Benefits programs, global standards, processes and initiatives. Enables the regions in reliable deployment across Total Rewards. Partners with colleagues in People and Culture and the Senior Leadership Team, to drive a global Total Rewards approach, enable MicroFinance Institutions (MFI’s) to make quality total rewards decisions locally, and drives consistency and alignment in how staff are rewarded. Provide a reliable, repeatable service delivery with a spirit of continuous improvement and enable deployment of quality programs, processes and system in the area of Total Rewards.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Design and develop global programs, processes, standards and policies in Total Rewards. Enable and support People & Culture practitioners (Region and Global Centre) in program deployment of these.

  • Provide technical subject matter expertise, consultation and advice to People & Culture practitioners, Senior Leadership Team and managers on global staff compensation & benefits programs, policy and global packages.

  • Conduct global projects and initiatives related to Compensation & Benefits requested by Global Centre leadership and/or by the PCLF (People & Culture Leadership Forum).

  • Partner with World Vision Total Rewards colleagues; provide input on behalf of VisionFund where appropriate. Participate in design and development of global initiatives in Total Rewards.

  • Compensation management, partner and advise the Region P&C BP’s and WVI colleagues to ensure global approach and standards are adhered to in conducting salary and benefit surveys in the MFI’s and Global Centre.

  • Provide technical advice to People & Culture on salary adjustments due to promotion or change in responsibilities.

  • Provide technical advice to the Regions and Global Centre (P&C Business Partners, and Region leadership) so as to enable the regions in local program deployment.

  • Conduct job evaluation for new positions and assist People & Culture practitioners and manager´s involved in the formulation of job description.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Strength and deep subject matter expertise in global compensation

  • Global benefits experience

  • Project management knowledge/skill set

  • 8 – 10 years in a COE or specialist area of Total Rewards with experience in a global function with responsibilities working across multiple countries

  • Bachelor’s degree in Psychology, Human Resources Management, Business, Economics or Diploma course in Compensation Management

  • Certified Compensation Professional, Global Remuneration Professional or equivalent certification in compensation and/or Total Rewards

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Certification/course work in point factor job evaluations e.g. Korn Ferry/Hay Group (Preferred).

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

  • Attend and lead regular devotions.

  • Ability to synthesize complexity, ambiguity and simplify this effectively for audiences and stakeholders.

  • Ability to work comfortably in both strategic and tactical operational work.

  • Financial acumen, analytical skills and data oriented.

  • Ability to listen and discern well, influence effectively and a role model in communication (verbal/written).

  • Ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff.

  • Ability to plan, organize well and manage competing priorities under pressure.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Estimated 10% international travel in line with organisation requirements.

  • Typically office based work environment, but flexibility to combine this with working from home.

Conflict Sensitivity 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:

The Conflict Sensitivity Advisor will lead quality implementation, capacity-building and partnerships on WV’s three principal conflict analysis tools: Making Sense of Turbulent Contexts (MSTC), Good Enough Context Analysis for Rapid Response (GECARR/GEOCARR), and IPACS (Integrating Peacebuilding and Conflict-Sensitivity). The Conflict Sensitivity Advisor is responsible for maintaining WV's donor reputation and global leadership in participatory conflict analysis, as well as for driving integration of conflict-sensitivity across World Vision’s lines of ministry, operations, and strategy. He/she is also responsible to ensure that appropriate context analysis tools are used for FCPA design processes at

different stages as part of fragile contexts expansion and the realisation of Our Promise.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead and promote application of local-level conflict-sensitivity into humanitarian and development programmes (particularly in fragile contexts) using the Integrating Peacebuilding and Conflict-Sensitivity (I-PACS) tool.

  • Lead and promote application of macro-level conflict-sensitivity in relevant Field Offices as well as in fragile contexts (as part of FCPA and beyond), using the Making Sense of Turbulent Contexts (MSTC) tool.

  • Lead the application of rapid context analysis using Good Enough Conflict Analysis for Rapid Response (GECARR) in both its face-to-face or online forms with WV offices and partners, particularly in humanitarian and fragile contexts.

  • Engage externally with key conflict-sensitivity leaders in UN agencies, the World Bank and other multilateral agencies, public donor agencies, and peer NGOs to exchange best practices and promote internal improvement of conflict sensitivity tools.

  • Support the application of context monitoring as part of the Fragile Contexts Programming Approach application.

  • Excellent command of spoken and written English.

  • Working proficiency in at least 1 other World Vision language (French, Spanish, or Portuguese).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • At least 3 years of experience in context analysis at macro, meso and micro levels and the application of conflict sensitivity thereafter.

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in working across development, advocacy and humanitarian work in World Vision, particularly in fragile contexts.

  • At least 5-7 years of experience in working internally, across various World Vision departments on conflict sensitivity or related processes.

  • At least 5-7 years of working in multi-stakeholder international networks, coalitions and consortia that work on conflict sensitivity or related processes.

  • Graduate degree (MA, MS, MSc, MPA, etc…) with specialization in peacebuilding, conflict, international relations, international development or a related field.

Preferred:

  • Ability to lead cross-cultural and remote work teams as well as trans-national and inter-agency networks and coalitions.

  • Ability to create conducive working relationships in multi-faith contexts and maintain extensive network of relationships within and outside the organization.

  • Ability to speak at least one other World Vision official language (Spanish, French, Portuguese, or Swahili).

  • Ability to provide theological reflection on conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding and its relation to the mission of World Vision, including through prayer, public speaking, and writing.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • Ability to work under stress during certain periods (trainings, workshops, etc…).

Response Programmes Director

*Country location to be determined based on response.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Response Programmes Director oversees/leads the Sector Programming Team, including Program Officer(s), DME, Humanitarian Accountability and Information Management. The Response Programmes Director works in close coordination with Response Director (RD) and Operations Director (Ops Dir) in designing the response strategy and operations plan.

The Response Programmes Director is responsible in setting up and overseeing grant acquisition, assessments, monitoring and humanitarian accountability teams, facilitating capacity building and liaises with Support Offices and international donors.

Response Programmes Director is part of the Response Senior Leadership Team. Response Programmes Director will coordinate/advise with RD/SLT on “go” or “no go” for proposals and other strategic initiatives related to Grant Acquisition & Quality assurance of the response.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Establish, lead, resource and staff the programmes unit to meet response needs:

  • Lead team/individual development and provide direction and support as needed to enable effective performance.

  • Contribute to National Office (NO) capacity building in the area of emergency response in coordination with NO leadership and Human Resources (HR)- referred to as People and Culture (P&C).

  • Determine Programmes organisational structure and staffing plan with P&C.

  • Work with P&C to recruit and deploy Programmes staff and plan for capacity development.

  • Ensure Programmes’ staff handovers are conducted.

  • Develop Programmes budget in coordination with Finance.

  • Plan for Programmes Unit transition/ integration with NO, where applicable.

Lead the programme planning process to ensure alignment with context, humanitarian needs, response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality:

  • Support development of operational intent plan to align with funding allocations ensuring operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Support RM and Finance in developing Response Budget, ensuring strong alignment and coordination with Operations team during budgeting and budget management process.

  • Supports Sectors and Operations Director to draft response plan.

  • Works with GAM to coordinate grant acquisition.

  • Write Operational Intent inclusive of targets.

  • Prepare project RACIs for new grants.

Oversee donor liaison and advocacy is undertaken to resource operations plan to address humanitarian needs

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Monitor and analyse donor opportunities to ensure they align with operational intent.

  • Communicate humanitarian needs identified through assessments, monitoring data and community feedback to in-country donors and Support Offices International Programmes Groups.

  • Represent WV with potential donors (ECHO, DFID, EU, OFDA etc) including bilateral, multilateral and corporates.

  • Collaborate with Advocacy and Communications to influence donor funding strategies when appropriate.

  • Liaises with SOs regarding donor priorities and opportunities for funding.

Support Finance in the allocation and tracking of response funding to ensure response strategic priorities are funded & effective leveraging of available funding

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the Programme team undertake the following activities:

  • Support mapping of all funding sources with Finance.

  • Support funding allocation process (Private Non Sponsorship & grant opportunities) in coordination with Finance, Response Director and Operations to reflect response strategic priorities, operational realities and ensure compliance with relevant funding regulations.

  • Support Finance to track donor funding allocation and commitments to ensure response strategic priorities are funded while updating the funding matrix.

Oversee development and submission of project proposals to donors to resource operations plan

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Develop project proposals with Operations, Advocacy, Finance and relevant Support functions and ensure stakeholders have the opportunity to review proposals and raise issues prior to submission to donors.

  • Ensure proposals are aligned with the operational plan, sector DADDs and standards.

  • Ensure proposals are aligned with accountability standards and basic DME requirements.

  • Maintain donor and SOs communications to facilitate funding acquisition.

Ensure support for Finance to establish grant management system to ensure fulfilment of donor requirements

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities:

  • Support finance to conduct grant orientation or grant start-up workshops for relevant staff.

  • Plan and manage donor reporting to ensure that all donor requirements are met.

  • Support finance with monitoring of grants for compliance with grant requirements.

Oversee planning, implementation, analysis and sharing of findings from assessments and program monitoring

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities:

  • Plan the initial rapid assessment process and manage the data collection (including primary, secondary data, observational data and community feedback).

  • Manage or support ongoing community based assessments as agreed with sector and sub-function leads.

  • Incorporate baseline indicators into assessments.

  • Analyze assessment data and provide recommendations for strategy and programme design.

  • Map interagency assessment processes and participate in joint assessments as agreed with response management.

Oversee implementation of the Information Management System

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities:

  • Develop and implement the Response ”Impact Dashboard” which houses program related data including the funding matrix.

  • Establish and update Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) monitoring reports and share with Operations on a monthly basis.

  • Collaborate with Humanitarian Accountability (HA) and collect feedback rends in the Impact Dashboard and share with Operations and management to support programme adaptation and improvement.

Ensure implementation of baselines, evaluations, reviews and learning events for continuous improvement

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME and HA teams undertake the following activities:

  • Conduct real time evaluation (RTE) during the first phase of the response.

  • Plan and implement real time learning event (RT LE) with Region and H-LEARN and monitor implementation of resulting plan of action.

  • Plan and manage project/programme baselines, evaluations and reviews to meet donor and organisational requirements.

  • Communicate baseline, evaluation and review findings with response staff and communities.

  • Develop Plans of Action that address evaluation, review recommendations and monitor implementation.

Oversee development and implementation a Humanitarian Accountability Mechanisms

The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the HA team undertake the following activities:

  • Design and implement community consultation processes to ensure understanding of World Vision’s role and planned interventions and provide opportunities for input and feedback into programme and project designs.

  • Design and implement Information Provision plan to ensure that accurate and reliable information about the programme is made available and shared with communities in a timely and accessible manner.

  • Establish and support implementation of complaint and feedback mechanisms.

  • Consolidate and analyse community complaint information to inform Operations and response management of key issues raised by beneficiaries.

  • Coordinate Humanitarian Accountability planning and learning with other accountability focused INGOs and LNGOs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 5 years in roles that feature resource acquisition, grant development, donor engagement and leadership in the humanitarian assistance with a significant portion of this in INGOs.

  • 8+ years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work including significant field presence.

  • Strong experience in engaging with governmental institutions, UN clusters, and multilateral agencies.

  • Strong experience in working with bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, grant management and proposal development.

  • Experience in managing resource acquisition and management teams that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Experience in program management and compliance of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Strong background in programme quality – MEAL – and information management.

  • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Effective written and verbal communication in English.

  • French, Arabic, Spanish, and/or Portuguese language proficiency highly desirable.

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • Work experience as humanitarian Snr. Program Officer or Programme Manager at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies, International Development, Political Relations, Economics, Sociology, or other related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of proposal and budget requirements and regulations of major donors including the OFDA, ECHO, DFID, UN agencies, German government.

  • Familiarity with humanitarian codes, minimum standards, principles and practice.

Preferred:

  • Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief/ Disaster Management setting.

  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings.

  • Experience coordination with INGO’s and other key stakeholders-High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills.

  • Ability to work with a reasonable level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships.

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization.

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency.

  • Additional work experience preferred for this position.

  • Experience in leading “ad-hoc” teams accommodating multiple and frequent staff transitions in emergency response without undermining effectiveness and output of Programme Team.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel and deploy domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time, often at short-notice.

Senior Programme Development Advisor, GRRT

*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 (WV) is seeking a Senior Program Development Advisor to join its humanitarian Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT). This position’s primary responsibility (50%) is to deploy (sometimes on short notice) to humanitarian emergencies to lead (or support) WV’s resource acquisition and management teams. Core to the role is a strong focus on 1) response strategy development, 2) significant donor engagement, 3) grant design and writing, 4) funding coordination and 5) resource management and reporting. In WV emergency response, this role plays a central role, often serving on the response’s Senior Leadership Team.

During periods of non-deployment, the position (alongside WV’s GRRT Program Directors) will support WV humanitarian responses through:

  • Leading virtual and in-person capacity building sessions within WV in order to strengthen the abilities of WV’s humanitarian programming staff.

  • Mentoring or supporting other WV humanitarian programming staff.

  • Building of humanitarian programming systems, frameworks, and processes for more efficient, successful resources development and management in WV responses.

  • Assisting strategic initiatives that link WV’s global strategy with field practice.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deploy and lead WV responses’ resource development and management function in humanitarian emergencies to achieve the following:

Management

  • Establish, resource, staff and manage the programmes unit as needed.

  • Ensure coordination across departments and across country contexts through streamlined work processes and team meetings.

  • Facilitate capacity building (related to donor engagement, strategic project design, compliance, and reporting) during deployments.

Resource Acquisition

  • Lead the growth and diversification of funding based on response office strategy by ensuring the GAM team plans, leads, develops and reviews concept papers and proposals for various projects for funding in order to achieve the Response Strategy.

Donor Engagement

  • Support the office in maintaining donor engagement by developing and maintaining effective relationships with donors and WV support offices to establish partnerships, and market WV and seek additional funding opportunities.

  • Ensure the WV response has strong relationships with key donors and personal connections to local representatives. Ensure this representation is tracked and recorded.

  • Plan, implement, analyze and share findings from assessments and program monitoring.

  • Develop, revisit, and adhere to the donor engagement strategy for greater grant stability and growth.

Strategy

  • Provide function support and leadership in strategy formulation, implementation plan, execution and grant management to ensure alignment with the office’s Response Strategy.

Grant Management

  • Ensure WV responses are compliant with the grant policies, e.g. new staff is informed of and understand the Grant Acquisition and Management minimum standards as well those for any Sub-grantees.

  • Monitor the WV’s Response portfolio progress ensuring goals and objectives (both at a portfolio and project level) are achieved and non-financial grant requirements are adhered to (through WV’s Grant Health Tracker).

  • Ensure that grant management systems are in place using adequate tracking tools to support effective grant compliance and positive audit results, and that the grant team and field office staff understands this system and follows them accordingly.

Other Program Support

  • When needed, support on ensuring critical MEAL functions including assessments, monitoring, learning, evaluations and humanitarian accountability as well as information management are undertaken.

  • When required, support MEAL colleagues in ensuring all data from assessments, baseline, monitoring, feedback mechanisms is communicated to communities as appropriate and continuous improvement processes are in place for programme adaptation.

Work with Programme Directors to strengthen the roster of deployable programming staff and programming resources to support them

  • Support PD on virtual and in-person capacity building sessions within WV in order to strengthen the abilities of WV’s humanitarian programming staff (PIE & RDMT trgs).

  • Mentor other WV humanitarian programming staff.

  • Assist biannually with maintenance of the PIE roster.

  • When necessary, build or improve upon WV’s humanitarian programming systems, frameworks, and processes for more efficient, successful resources development and management in WV responses.

Lead key programme strategy initiatives:

  • Assist strategic initiatives that link WV’s global strategy with field practice.

  • Support other initiatives as required by DM leadership.

  • Serve as a key member of the Strategy, Effectiveness and Digital Capability team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 5 years in roles that feature resource acquisition, grant development, donor engagement and leadership in the humanitarian assistance with a significant portion of this in INGOs.

  • 8+ years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work including significant field presence.

  • Strong experience in engaging with governmental institutions, UN clusters, and multilateral agencies.

  • Strong experience in working with bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, grant management and proposal development.

  • Experience in managing resource acquisition and management teams that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Experience in program management and compliance of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Strong background in programme quality – MEAL – and information management.

  • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • (Internal to WV) Work experience as humanitarian Snr. Program Officer or Programme Manager at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies, International Development, Political Relations, Economics, Sociology, or other related field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of proposal and budget requirements and regulations of major donors including the OFDA, ECHO, DFID, UN agencies, German government.

  • Familiarity with humanitarian codes, minimum standards, principles and practice.

  • Fluency in written and verbal communication in English

Preferred:

  • Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief/ Disaster Management setting.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in French, including additional languages such as Arabic & Spanish.

  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English, French, additional skills in Spanish, Arabic or other languages preferred.

  • Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings.

  • Experience coordination with INGO’s and other key stakeholders-High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills.

  • Ability to work with a reasonable level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships.

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization.

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency.

Additional work experience preferred for this position:

  • Experience in leading “ad-hoc” teams accommodating multiple and frequent staff transitions in emergency response without undermining effectiveness and output of Programme Team.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel and deploy domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time, often at short-notice.

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%.