World Vision International

Job Opportunities in United Kingdom

Current Opportunities

Global Governance Coordinator

Preferred position location: United Kingdom. Other possible locations: Romania, Albania or Cyprus where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Provide coordination & administrative support to Global Governance operations, to ensure the timely completion of tasks in support of departmental work developing national board and advisory council effectiveness within the Partnership.

To support Director for Global Governance (Europe. Middle East & Asia Regions) with administrative tasks related to National Offices

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administrative support tasks for Global Governance (GG) operations:

GG Helpdesk & Database (DB)

  • Helpdesk monitoring and response ensuring access granted to requests for new accounts to be created for board/AC members, and provide access advice and tips for usage.

Manage database postings when requested/notified to GG DB and initiate proactive monthly/quarterly engagement with national board and advisory council coordinators in all regions to make updates and upload docs such as minutes, reports, bios/CVs.

  • Conduct periodic DB Zoom trainings for board coordinators.

  • Maintain contact lists - board and advisory council chairs, national director & board support staff mailing lists.

  • Facilitate agendas, invites and connectivity for virtual RGA meetings along with note taking.

  • Facilitate NB/AC biennial assessment via Survey Monkey – Initiate assessment according to schedule, follow up with RGAs and BSS to ensure timely completion, prepare and send results to RGAs/BSS.

  • Facilitate assessments via Survey Monkey as requested by offices such as rapid meeting assessments, chair evaluations, committee evaluations and peer to peer assessments.

  • Follow up and analyse Board/AC Safeguarding compliance checklists.

  • Other administrative-related work for the departmental operations as assigned.

Support for board development resources and Toolkit:

  • Administrative support and coordination of governance documentation & resources (including eCampus courses, main governance wvcentral site, and Governance at Your Fingertips).

  • Administrate translations of resources and policies in Spanish & French.

  • Upload team sharing documents and calendar entries to MS Teams/GG Outlook group calendar.

  • Support development of E-Learning resources.

  • Support national office governance transitions.

  • Additional ad-hoc projects per assignment.

Providing technical advice (e.g. on which forms, processes or documents to utilize) to Board/Advisory Council Support Staff (BSS) in National Offices as required.

  • Arrange Quarterly Webinars for BSS in NO’s and Board/AC Chairs.

  • Support Director of Global Governance (Europe, MEER, & Asia) in championing Board/AC effectiveness in Europe and MEER.

Attend and participate in weekly chapel and devotions. Practice the Core Values, Covenant of Partnership and Partnership Principles.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Good organizational and time management skills in environment with multi-tasking and handling a significant level of data evidenced by work experience.

  • Knowledge of board governance subject matter, practices and terminology in profit and/or not-for-profit sector.

  • Database entry skills.

  • Knowledge of resource libraries.

  • High level of organizational skills and ability to work independently.

  • Previous work experience in an administrative role.

  • Good written and verbal communications skills.

  • 4 years college work completed with bachelor’s degree in business, social science or another academic field.

  • Effective in written and verbal communications in English. French, German or Spanish considered an advantage.

  • English required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Effective and professional fluency in written and verbal English and communications. French, German or Spanish will be considered an advantage.

  • Knowledge and understanding of governance processes considered an advantage, but an appreciation of its importance and a willingness to learn is essential.

  • Fully conversant with MS Applications, Word, Excel & PowerPoint, Access/databases, Survey Monkey.

Regional Finance Manager - MEER, VisionFund International

*Preferred position location: United Kingdom. Other possible locations: Armenia, Kosovo, Montenegro or Serbia where WVI/VF is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Regional Finance Manager (‘RFM’) leads and manages the execution of the VisionFund 2030 Strategy for finance in the region. The role is responsible for all regional microfinance institution (MFI) finance-related issues and works primarily with, and mentors, the MFI CFOs, who have a matrix reporting line into this position. The RFM is responsible for ensuring proper controls, policies, procedures, reporting standards, and best practices are in place in the MFIs. All efforts will be made to provide global solutions to improve MFI finance processes.

The RFM reports into the Regional Head MEER and has a matrix line into the VFI CFO.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts as a board and committee member on MFI boards in the region to drive performance and accountability in the MFIs and influence other board members on the adoption of VFI’s strategy.

  • Attend MFI ALCO and Risk Committees.

  • Oversee monthly management accounts process. Responsible for review and sign off of monthly MED reporting and balance sheet reconciliations. Assist in monthly MFI performance reviews.

  • Provide accounting technical support to MFI CFOs.

  • Direct the MFIs planning and budgeting process to ensure the MFIs strategies and plans are aligned to VFI, have financial integrity, and are achievable. Sign-off MFI budgets.

  • Responsible for improving the quality and controls of the Financial and Accounting processes in the MFIs. Day-to-day support of Sun6 project teams in MFIs.

  • Responsible for the implementation of the VFI Finance Manual in the MFIs. Responsible for approving and agreeing any exceptions to this.

  • Ensure the MFI staff receive appropriate training in Finance and Accounting. Ensure suitable induction, training and performance assessment of new MFI CFOs. Input into MFI CFO performance agreement.

  • Implement Risk Management policies within the MFIs, including board approved Risk Management Frameworks and Risk Appetite Statements, and Risk Registers. Ensure Audit & Risk Committees meet regularly.

  • Oversee liquidity and funding needs of the MFIs including the giving of early warning indicators; updating the Global Lender Covenant Tracker; ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements; production of 12-month cash flow forecasts; running of MFI ALCOs and participation in MFI funding calls.

  • Perform on-site financial and strategic reviews and due diligences on MFIs. Other ad hoc strategic projects as required.

  • Oversight of all CFOs of the MFIs in the region with a dotted reporting line.

  • Engage with internal and external Auditors over key audit findings, and work with management and hold them accountable for resolving identified issues.

  • Engage with World Vision's (WV's) National Directors (NDs) in the region to influence integration between VFI and WV in the field.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Deep financial analysis and accounting understanding, preferably with some audit background.

  • Knowledge and experience (minimum of 6 years) in the microfinance and/or banking sectors.

  • Understanding of balance sheet risk management including interest rate risk, liquidity risk and foreign exchange risk as well as bank funding processes and contracting.

  • Must be experienced in managing effective support of accounting computer software systems including Sun6.

  • Must be cross culturally sensitive as will work with associates from every area of the world.

  • Flexibility on hours to contact people within wide time zone differences is required.

  • Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices.

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting.

  • English Fluency.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • MBA or CPA preferred.

  • Good project management and organizational skills; a balanced and respectful approach to teams' differing responsibilities; good communication and influencing skills in both oral and written forms; effective coach - able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures formally and informally; solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting; and consulting skills to be able to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time.

Paid Media Officer

Paid Media Officer

Salary: £25,650 per annum (pro-rata), depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Fixed Term (6 months) 15 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes and homeworking

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Looking to take your career in Digital Marketing to another level and utilise your skills where they really matter?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Paid Media Officer to work as part of a dynamic marketing structure to build and iterate our digital campaigns to our current supporters through online paid media advertising.

Joining the organisation at a key moment in our digital transformation programme, and being part of an innovative, growth mindset, and fun Digital Products team youll be leading on the technical delivery of our paid advertising component to go alongside the C.80 campaigns we deliver each year, helping to inspire our supporters, increase conversion and raise additional funds.

Working with campaign leads, marketing automation teams and internal paid media stakeholders, youll bring your expertise to our campaigns - leveraging industry best practice knowledge, progressing internal data and system opportunities, technical knowledge of campaign setup, and a test and learn approach to drive forward our paid media advertising. The role will be responsible for managing, optimising and growing the paid media activities in the department.

The job offers a fantastic opportunity for someone who is always looking to improve ways of working, is a creative thinker and enjoys seeing their ideas through to implementation. Youll have the biggest impact by creating fantastic social and display ad creatives that have a positive ROI for existing supporters as well as reaching targets for acquiring new supporters.

About you:

  • You have an eye for detail as well as being able to see the bigger picture and are able to demonstrate the impact and improvement of approaches over time.

  • You’re passionate about digital technology, seeking new trends, ideas and ways to do things better.

  • You have a ‘can do’ attitude, helping to create an environment that fosters collaboration, through building good stakeholder relationships.

  • You’re customer focused, and have had experience in analysing behavioural data and leveraging insights in order to increase customer satisfaction, engagement and conversions.

  • You’re an excellent communicator, able to work with a variety of stakeholders both face-to-face and remotely.

All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension and a generous holiday entitlement.

Please click here to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: Friday 25th June 2021

Interview Dates: W/C 5th July 2021

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice (click here).

Please note-No agencies please.

Senior Programme Manager- Global Fund Somalia

Senior Programme Manager- Global Fund Somalia

Salary: £36, 994 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes, Flexible working arrangements will be considererd

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

World Vision UK is recruiting an experienced Programme Manager to lead an established Global Fund grant that provides essential TB services in Somalia through a consortium of partners. This is an exciting role which focuses on achieving impact in a fragile context whilst complying with the donor policies.

We are looking for a candidate with experience of managing large and complex grants in a humanitarian or development environment. They will have both programmatic and financial management experience, with the skills to manage relationships with implementing partners government representatives and the donor. Experience of managing risk and applying monitoring systems is also required.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please click here to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employmentand reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 27th June 2021

Interview Dates: 6th or 7th July 2021

Please note that if the response for this role is higher than anticipated, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice(click here).

No agencies please.

Senior Marketing Officer (Legacies)

Senior Marketing Officer, (Legacies)

Salary: circa £27,000 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent – 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

Looking to take your fundraising and marketing career to another level and use your skills where they really matter?

We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional direct marketing professional to join the Legacy and Gifts in Memory team within our Fundraising Group.

 You will be self-starting marketing professional, able to deliver exciting new marketing campaigns and collateral to promote the importance of legacy giving and inspire supporters and the public to consider leaving a gift in their Will to World Vision. You will be able to manage the implementation of legacy communications, campaigns, supporter journey development, audience insight and analysis and stewardship activities, ensuring that activities are executed according to agreed timelines and budget, and that the supporter experience is at the core of all the work delivered.

Working across a range of key fundraising campaigns each day in this role will be different – from creating concepts, developing creatives and producing digital content for our website, through to agency management, data selection, analysis and insight.

As a senior member of the team, you'll be a strategic thinker who can shape and execute fundraising strategies and line manage marketing team members. You see the bigger picture but have an eye for detail and fantastic relationship-building skills. You'll be confident working with data and carrying out rigorous testing to prove the impact of campaigns and innovations through detailed data analysis to understand supporter behaviour, measure results and capitalise on future activities and campaigns. And you’ll have an understanding of digital and multi-channel marketing to maximise fundraising income.

To perform well in this role, you’ll need:

  • Experience gained in a fundraising, direct marketing, or digital marketing role preferably in the Legacy sector.

  • Strong project management skills in order to deliver end-to-end marketing campaigns.

  • A track record in analysing direct marketing results and using insight to drive innovation and improve campaign performance.

  • Experience of delivering integrated marketing campaigns across a range of channels including direct mail, online, email, and social media

  • The ability to work independently to drive innovation, creativity, and results.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please click here to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 23 June 2021

Interview Dates: TBC

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family.  As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice (click here).

No agencies please.

Registered Child Specialist

Registered Child Specialist

Salary: £21,326 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Use your skills where they really matter

Are you looking to use your relationship building and administration skills in an environment where you can make a difference? We have an exciting opportunity for you to join the Sponsorship Operations team, where you can make an impact on the lives of some of the worlds most vulnerable children.

In this role, youll use your relational skills to build cross-team relationships, both across World Vision UK and with our colleagues across the world, communicating effectively to ensure that tasks are completed. You will use these relationships when managing the number of children available for Child Sponsorship and supporting other teams in World Vision UK to run their campaigns effectively.

You will also be responsible for the data that we import and export to our global partnership, running weekly reports to check the accuracy and consistency of this data, and continually looking for ways to improve the current processes and find efficiencies.

 

This role is in a small team and carries out many independent tasks, so its key that you can be self-motivated, confident in your decisions and willing to support on the wider team tasks as they arise.

If youre looking to develop your career in the charity sector, then this is the role youve been waiting for.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking.

Please click here to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 16 June 2021

Interview Dates: w/c 21 June 2021

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family.  As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice (click here).

Please note: No agencies please.

Legal Counsel: International Programmes

Legal Counsel: International Programmes

Salary: c. £40,000 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes and or hybrid/ remote working (UK based only) options will be considered

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Sitting within the Policy & Programmes team, Legal Counsel will work alongside a group of multi-disciplinary professionals to deliver and strengthen risk management across the portfolio, support on complex grant agreements and contracts and provide advice on a range of other legal issues as we ensure WVUK funded programmes overseas deliver their intended impact in the lives of the worlds most vulnerable children. It will play a key role in the continuous improvement of operational effectiveness and efficiency and provide coaching and training as appropriate across the group.

All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please clickhere to view the full job description

How do I apply? Please direct your application via Profile Resourcing by clicking hereor call 01908 012012 to find out more.

Closing Date for applications: 9thJune 2021

Interview Dates: w/c 21stJune 2021

Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice(click here).

No agencies please

Customer Success Analyst

*Preferred position location: United Kingdom. Other locations in Europe where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Customer Success Analyst (CSA) role is a position with the Customer Success team of WV United.

WV United is responsible for United 4, a new digital platform for web marketing and supporter experience.

The goal of the Customer Success team is to achieve growth in monthly recurring revenue for WV Offices on the United 4 platform, through their online marketing assets such as their website, initially, and at subsequent stages, through email and social media.

The Customer Success Analyst (CSA) provides support to WV Offices (customers) on the United 4 marketing platform, enabling its successful deployment, to power their online marketing assets.

The CSA’s typical responsibilities are:

Customer Support (40%)

  • Provide technical support to customers of United 4, replying to inbound queries via email or HelpDesk, within committed SLAs.

  • Create Help articles to enable self-service by customers and identify the need for new articles from in-bound queries and usage metrics.

Platform Performance (10%)

  • Respond to performance monitoring issues on the platform to proactively support customers on any problems that they may encounter.

  • Identify and escalate bugs from inbound queries or platform reports for resolution, refine them with Product Business Analysts to assess severity and priority for resolution by Software Development Team.

Feature Consultancy (25%)

  • Collaborate with Product and Software Development teams through active participation.

  • Develop factors, from a customer perspective, to be incorporated while creating user stories and finalising acceptance criteria for new features.

  • Conduct user acceptance testing, to confirm features developed meet acceptance criteria.

  • Update Release Notes on Community Hub and create Help articles for new features, within committed SLAs.

Content and UX Performance (25%)

  • Extract actionable insight from analysis of Google Analytics data on multiple pieces of content and user experience elements across multiple sites, against the RACE framework.

  • Prepare of monthly reports on content and UX performance to enable presentation to customers and optimisation of decisions.

This role would involve close collaboration with colleagues across functional areas and working in an agile environment.

Collaboration with the United 4 Development Team, the United 4 Product team and Writers and Editors in WV Offices who use the United 4 platform.

Disciplined approach to time management, aligned with agile work methodologies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Customer Support/Problem Solving:

  • Provide technical support to Customers of United 4, replying to inbound queries via email or AskGabi, within committed SLAs.

  • Create Knowledge Base articles to enable self-service by Customers and identify the need for new articles from in-bound queries.

  • Identifies, investigates, resolves and escalates problems.

  • Gathers data to support recommendations to address problems.

  • Procures technical assistance to help in problem resolution.

Platform Performance:

  • Monitor performance of the platform to proactively support customers of any problems that they may encounter.

  • Identify and escalate bugs from inbound queries or platform reports for resolution within committed SLAs by the Software Development team.

Content and UX Performance:

  • Develop actionable insight from analysis of Google Analytics data on multiple pieces of content and user experience elements across multiple sites, against the RACE framework.

  • Preparation of monthly reports on content and UX performance to enable presentation to stakeholders and optimisation of decisions.

Documentation:

  • Documents system modifications.

  • Supports/develops system manuals.

  • Supports/develops system enhancement communication.

Customer Satisfaction:

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

Business Case:

  • May provide assistance in business case development (i.e., research, data collection, systems).

Research/Technical Evaluation:

  • Keeps abreast of new and emerging technologies.

Service Level Agreements:

  • Ensures understanding of SLAs and impact of work on the achievement of the service levels.

  • Supports achievement of SLAs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A strong candidate for the CSA role would bring the following skills and expertise:

  • Bachelors degree in Mathematics, Economics, Information Management or Statistics.

  • 2+ years experience in digital marketing analytics in a business-to-business environment. Familiarity with Content Management Systems, systems for Customer Relationship Management systems and IT Support and Google Analytics would be an added advantage.

  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organise, analyse, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to detail and accuracy using advanced analysis tools.

  • Passionate about customer service and delivering professional support to a global customer base.

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal as well as in dealing with people on the phone, face-to-face or via email.

  • Self-manager and extremely well-organised to work remotely and multi-task, producing accurate work within agreed time-lines.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Programme Finance Officer

Programme Finance Officer

Salary: £30,763 - £32, 573 annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits.

Contract: 18 Months Fixed Term Contract with the potential to become permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Remote Working (UK based only) and/ or Milton Keynes / Hybrid working after COVID-19 will be considered

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Amplify the impacts of the organisation through grants and contract acquisition and quality management of funded programmes. Working across the World Vision global partnership to ensure successful management of a portfolio of projects and programmes in compliance with donor requirements and aligned to the implementation of the Policy & Programmes strategy. Focusing on the Most Vulnerable Children to facilitate WV's mission of positively impacting child well-being.

Key Responsibilities include:

  • leading on grants & contract compliance and management of World Vision financial processes and reporting;

  • providing technical advice on compliance and financial management of donor funded programmes;

  • supporting the development and submission of proposals for grant and commercial contracts

  • managing financial and operational risks in programme portfolios;

  • maintaining up-to-date information on systems and databases; and

  • conducting monitoring trips including visits to projects in fragile states and as part of emergency response grants.

  • Working with others to build & improve stakeholdersrelationship

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please clickhere to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employmentand reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 20th June 2021

Interview Dates: 31stMay 2021 & further dates TBC

Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice(click here).

No agencies please.

Senior Humanitarian & Business Development Manager

Senior Humanitarian Development Manager

Salary: £36,994 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes Office Currently home working during COVID-19

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we have helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of an exciting and a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

The Senior Humanitarian & Business Development Manager will join the Business Development and Acquisition Unit at World Vision United Kingdom (WVUK) and will be responsible for ensuring WVUK maximises its impact on the lives of the most vulnerable children in fragile states, emergency response and developing contexts through effective cross-organisational coordination. With a drive for influencing the humanitarian sector, you will be actively engaged in external networks, and will manage a small team, responsible for establishing a sustainable and diversified institutional funding pipeline (grants, tenders, and innovative funding opportunities). You will build and maintain strong relationships with the World Vision International (WVI) Global Centre and Regional Office Resource Development Hubs and will support WVUKsMEAL and Research Advisors to identify and secure strategic research partnerships that contribute to effective programming and support WVUKsculture of learning.

WVUK is seeking to find a person with the following knowledge, skills, and experience:

  • An excellent understanding of humanitarian and development theory, process, and practice, including current humanitarian aid discourse, such as standards relating to quality and accountability in the aid sector (e.g., SPHERE, ICRC Code of Conduct, HAPI, etc.)

  • Demonstrated knowledge and competence in assessment, design, and project cycle management for multi sector programmes in large complex and rapid on set emergencies.

  • Minimum Bachelor's Degree in a relevant discipline.

  • Significant management experience and active engagement in the humanitarian industry.

  • Demonstrable understanding of the design requirements and regulations of major institutional donors, e.g., FCDO, EU, Start Fund, World Bank and Trusts and Foundations.

  • Strong track record of working with, managing, and developing relationships with consortium partners

  • Strong financial management and reporting skills, strong quality assurance and proven experience of good quality proposal writing skills.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

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How do I apply? Please contact our managing consultant via [email protected] for an initial conversation. Your application will be processed by The Sowerby Group.

Closing Date for applications: 6th July 2021

Interview Dates: w/c TBC

Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date.

World Vision UK is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We welcome applications from people representing all sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice(click here).

No agencies please.

High Net Worth Donor Events Specialist

*Preferred position location: United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Romania, Albania. Other locations location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The High Net Worth Donor Events Specialist develops and coordinates engaging meetings and events to drive High Net Worth (HNW) donor engagement, including informational meetings, webinars, virtual field tours, and in-person field visits (as conditions permit) across the Europe region. This role manages numerous projects across European support offices and World Vision field offices, developing a calendar of events that serve the needs of HNW donors and European fundraising offices and staff, requiring strong, ongoing collaboration with leaders, staff, and technical experts at all levels of the organisation, including vendors and consultants. Organisation, attention to detail, and collaboration are critical to success in this role.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and manage a calendar of regular field calls for HNW donors:

  • Identify, through business/ROI analysis, and provide expert recommendations on types of events to sponsor and attend.

  • Identify/develop a rolling, yearly calendar of events (virtual and physical) to provide opportunities for HNW Fundraising and Marketing staff to engage and educate HNW donors on projects and impacts.

  • Develop a communication strategy and systems to ensure that offices are aware of and able to easily use the events calendar.

  • Work with internal and external teams /products as needed to ensure technological, cultural, and language support for the diverse population of HNW donors.

  • Develop and maintain database(s) of field and NO projects, outcomes, staff, experts, etc. across the inventory, to inform and provide potential speakers for virtual and in-person meetings and events.

Support the design, strategy, and execution of virtual and in-person (when safe to do so) events and meetings for HNW donors:

  • Identify, through business/ROI analysis, and provide expert recommendations on types of events to sponsor and attend.

  • Identify appropriate internal and external technical support needed to develop ‘Virtual Vision Trip’ event focused on HNW donor needs and interests.

  • Lead development of ‘Virtual Vision Trip’ event focused on HNW donor needs and interests, in partnership with the Global Comms team and US office.

  • Liaise with European, regional, and field offices to ensure effective logistical management of events, including staffing, marketing materials and collateral, travel, shipping and response devices.

  • Liaise with European, regional, and field offices to develop and coordinate budgets, themes, registration processes, speakers, transportation, venue, audio/visual technology, food and beverage selection, etc. for HNW donor events.

  • Leverage best practice “Event in a box” resources from WVUS and others to share more broadly.

  • Liaise with event offices and communications to market events.

  • Assess, report on, and adapt strategy and practice, based on learning from event results.

Develop and maintain resources for use by European fundraising staff to engage and educate HNW donors about World Vision’s field work:

  • Ensure understanding of World Vision Philanthropy strategic goals, objectives, organisational announcements, and activities.

  • Develop and maintain a catalogue of short, highly consumable foundational narratives, fact sheets, etc. about projects and programmes.

  • Develop ‘kits’ of shareable impact stories, statistics, project updates, video tours and interviews, interactive connections, etc. to support the effective communication of World Vision’s activities and impact to HNW donors.

  • Develop techniques and tools to help make shared HNW projects more consumable by both fundraisers and donors.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 5+ years of work experience coordinating successful virtual and physical events, including planning, logistics and management.

  • Must have a strong understanding of the unique requirements for HNW donors (as distinguished from mass-market fundraising) marketing and engagement.

  • Demonstrated success coordinating a broad calendar of events across a dispersed organisation.

  • Experience coordinating projects in diverse, multicultural, remote communication contexts.

  • Experience coordinating the development of virtual experiences for donors or other markets.

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, fundraising, hospitality, logistics, project management, communications or a highly related field.

  • NOTE: Certification and/or professional experience, particularly in directly relevant events roles, may substitute for education; this will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

  • Fluent English speaking and writing capacity.

Preferred:

  • Experience in HNW donor relations roles.

  • Proven experience developing successful events/experiences for HNW donors.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Limited travel may be required; less than 10%.

Philanthropy Advisor, Europe

*Preferred position location: United Kingdom, Netherlands, Germany, Romania, Albania. Other locations location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Philanthropy Advisor, Europe will support and continually build the capacity of European High Net Worth (HNW) Donor engagement teams to initiate and nurture strong, trusting relationships with HNW donors with the goal of engaging them in meaningful service with the poor. This includes supporting offices to contextualise and scale HNW donor fundraising best practices, acting as a liaison global level teams and initiatives, providing mentorship and capacity building, and facilitating ongoing, mutually supportive peer engagement across Europe region fundraising teams.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Build expertise in middle and major donor engagement across Euro Fundraising Offices. Act as a resource for the fundraisers in those offices to effectively scale HNW donor fundraising best practices:

  • Advise and build capability in the development of in-country major and mega donor strategies (HNW and Ultra-HNW).

  • Develop subject matter expertise and act as global level technical expert ‘go-to source’ on HNW donor engagement best practice.

  • Develop and execute strategies to increase regional penetration and brand awareness, leading to revenue growth by integrating and leveraging all available World Vision resources.

  • Collaborate with Europe region fundraising staff to contextualise best practices for their unique stakeholders and context.

  • Collaborate with individual fundraisers to pilot practices as needed to ensure confidence.

  • Provide one-to-one mentorship, guidance and support in increasing donor engagement and major gift raising across their portfolios.

Develop resources and provide capacity building to fundraising and HNW donor engagement on programmes and projects in the HNW products / marketing material:

  • Collaborate with Europe region fundraising staff to identify capacity and mentorship needs and best means of providing support.

  • Develop, lead and manage a HNW donor focused education, training and mentoring strategy that produces ‘best in class’ performance in European fundraising staff and teams.

  • Ensure understanding of World Vision Philanthropy strategic goals, objectives, organisational announcements, and activities.

Facilitate development of resources as needed:

  • Develop and maintain a catalogue of short, highly consumable foundational narratives, fact sheets, etc. about projects and programmes.

  • Develop and maintain a catalogue of guidance on current impact stories and statistics, how to prepare internal meeting speakers for donor questions, effective means of communicating on sensitive topics, financial questions, etc.

  • Develop and provide direct and resource-based mentorship and training as needed to meet capacity needs.

  • Facilitate individual and group engagements – meetings, trainings, webinars, etc.

  • Monitor and adapt strategy as needed to better align with stakeholder goals and needs / meet changing needs.

  • Identify and document good practices to scale and/or share with other regions.

Facilitate mutually beneficial peer support and engagement throughout Europe region fundraising offices:

  • Collaborate with Europe region fundraising staff to identify support needs and best means of providing support.

  • Develop strategy and practices to empower teams throughout the region to support, collaborate with, and benefit from each other’s knowledge, experiences and shared problem solving.

  • Facilitate joint meetings, events, creation of resources, etc.

  • Monitor and adapt strategy as needed to better align with stakeholder goals and needs / meet changing needs.

Lead cross-border engagement for HNW donors and their networks, including with donors from outside the Euro region (e.g. NLC level donors from the USA):

  • With the regional prospect research function and global WV Philanthropy Alliance partners, identify and engage potential cross-border donors to grow donor networks and portfolios.

  • Pioneer and lead engagement of major cross-border HNW partnerships on behalf of the Philanthropy Alliance, e.g. with investment banks such as UBS Optimus Foundation. Partner with WV office CEOs as necessary.

  • Support donor strategy at an individual level for all Ultra-HNW donors in the region.

  • Lead relationship management of a small number of cross-border Ultra HNW donors, who live across a number of territories.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 5+ years of experience in fundraising in a large, complex organisation.

  • 5+ years of work experience in High Net Worth donor relations roles.

  • 5+ years training and mentoring effective teams.

  • Demonstrated effectiveness training and mentoring fundraising teams.

  • Strong understanding of the unique requirements for High Net Worth Individual (as distinguished from mass-market fundraising) marketing and engagement.

  • Experience facilitating change processes.

  • Demonstrated success building trust across cultures and developing strong, supportive, relationships.

  • Significant proven success mentoring and engaging stakeholders in new processes and practices.

  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, fundraising, training, or a highly related field.

  • NOTE: Highly relevant professional experience may substitute for education; this will be evaluated on a case-by-case basis.

  • Fluent English speaking and writing capacity.

  • At least one additional European language preferred, particularly German.

Preferred:

  • 7+ years of experience in fundraising in a large, complex organisation.

  • 7+ years of work experience in High Net Worth donor relations roles.

  • 5+ years of experience mentoring fundraising teams.

  • Leadership through influence and demonstrable capability to work across the organization to influence change without direct authority.

  • Cross cultural understanding. Strong interpersonal and cross cultural communication skills.

  • Self starter and ability to work effectively in a remote/virtual environment.

  • Personal relationship skills are of a high standard.

  • Work the details and not just the big picture.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Requires international and domestic Travel up to 25% of the time. (As safety and travel regulations permit.)

  • Work environment is largely remote, multicultural.

  • As needed for a standard office environment with substantial remote collaboration and travel within the region.