World Vision International

Job Opportunities in United Kingdom

Current Opportunities

Programme Administrative Assistant

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Programme Administrative Assistant is responsible for supporting the WV United Leadership team in administrative tasks that would typically include assistance with the following:

  • Recruitment of new hires and their onboarding and liaison with People & Culture for team related matters

  • Set up and processing of contracts, processing of invoices for contractors, maintenance and payment of fees for United software

  • Maintenance of spreadsheets for Budgets, Forecasts, Finance Chargeback and liaison with WVI Finance Teams and Partnership offices

In addition, this role would also be involved in providing similar Administrative Support for other Global Digital Platforms, as required by Senior Director, Global Digital Platforms.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

P&C Co-ordination for WV United:

  • Assist with processes involved in recruitment of new hires across WV United.

  • New Starter Processes and Onboarding of new hires.

  • Liaison with P&C for team related matters, including equipment, policy, training.

Finance Co-ordination for WV United:

  • Assist with processing and set up of expenses, contracts, invoices for contractors, suppliers and consultants on WV United.

  • Maintain subscription of various tools and software used across WV United and ensure timely renewal.

Budgets, Forecasts and Chargebacks for WV United:

  • Maintain and update spreadsheets for Budgets and Forecasts across Global Digital Platforms.

  • Co-ordinate with WVI Finance and Office Finance teams for Chargebacks.

Administrative Support for other Global Digital Platforms:

  • Assistance with tasks similar to those defined about for other digital platforms.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Diploma in Accounting, Business, Finance, or equivalent work experience.

  • Typically requires 1-3 years of financial accounting and administrative experience, preferably in a multi-national environment.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Proficient in use of MS Office tools.

Senior Humanitarian Manager

SENIOR HUMANITARIAN MANAGER

Salary: £41,346 - £44,500 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes (Hybrid)

World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so theyre empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children of all faiths and none through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.

With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children even in the toughest places.

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

Job Purpose

If you believe your purpose in life was to use your skills and experience in humanitarianism to make a mark on the lives of the most vulnerable in the world take a closer look at this role:

The Senior Humanitarian Manager offers suitably qualified candidates the opportunity to impact the lives of the most vulnerable in fragile states and across the globe, through effective coordination of rapid response initiatives with the WV Partnership, cross-organisationally within WVUK and with key humanitarian alliances, peer organisations and external networks.

We are keen to find a candidate with the following qualities, experience and education:

  • Significant experience in the humanitarian industry, mirroring a keen understanding of humanitarian & development theory processes and practice, and SPHERE, ICRC Code of Conduct, etc., among others;

  • Experience working with, developing and/or managing consortium partners;

  • Strong relational and leadership skills, and experience managing staff;

  • Strong financial management, assessment and design experience;

The role will require you to:

  • Work in alignment with WVUKs Disaster Management Approach, managing the cross-organisational coordination of WVUKs emergency response, incorporating work with the DEC, private appeals and emergency grant funding;

  • Closely monitor the competitive humanitarian institutional donor landscape and emerging crises, whilst keeping your finger on the pulse of the dynamic humanitarian context;

  • Develop and expand partnerships with other UK-based humanitarian NGOs, institutional donors and the private sector;

  • You will work in collaboration with the Senior Humanitarian & Conflict Policy Advisor and members of the wider internal Humanitarian Emergencies Operations Committee;

  • Other areas as outlined in the Job Description.

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 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.

**Please note that you MUST hold the Right to Work in the UK documentation**

Closing Date for applications: 11 February 2022

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.

Senior Business Development Accountant

Senior Business Development Accountant

Salary: £39k 42k depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week, flexible working options.

Based: Home based at present, with Milton Keynes / hybrid arrangement

World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so theyre empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children of all faiths and none through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.

With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children even in the toughest places.

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

Job opportunity

World Vision UK (WVUK) is recruiting for a Senior Business Development Accountant to join its Programme Finance and Compliance (PFC) team. The role of the PFC team is to support sustainable, efficient and compliant acquisition of funds from government and institutions, and the delivery of overseas humanitarian and development programmes.

This new role is an integral part of the PFC team and will involve supporting the development and submission of applications for both grants and commercial contracts. You will bring financial expertise, project management skills and commercial acumen to every stage of the bid development process. Your insights will enable decision makers to understand the risks and rewards at stake, and you will co-lead the submission of financially sound, successful bids that further WVUKs mission.

You will work in a supportive, multidisciplinary team of other finance and compliance colleagues, and have exposure to different departments and people at a range of levels in the organisation, including senior stakeholders. You will line manage two Programme Finance Officers, coaching them to achieve their best.

This is an exciting opportunity for someone with an interest in a commercial finance role to be part of supporting our important work to help improve the lives of the worlds most vulnerable children.

The individual

We see you being a fully or nearly qualified accountant with strong business partnering and project finance experience. You will have experience of supporting business development either in the international development or in other industries that compete for and deliver large scale, multi-year projects.

On a personal level you will be culturally aware, a collaborative team player with a strong customer focus and ability to develop strong relationships across a wide range of people at various levels. This is an ideal role for someone seeking a role with responsibility and to work for a leading international NGO, as part of a dynamic and capable team. This role requires a flexible and proactive approach. A commercial mind-set, ability to learn at pace, and strong coaching skills are essential characteristics.

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 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.

**Please note that you MUST be holding the Right to work in the UK documentation as unfortunately this role is not sponsored**

Closing Date for applications: 11th February 2022

Interview 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 Contracts Acquisitions Manager

SENIOR CONTRACTS ACQUISITION MANAGER

Salary: : £41,346 - £44,500 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes (Hybrid) or London

World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so theyre empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children of all faiths and none through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.

With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children even in the toughest places.

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

Job Purpose

As the Senior Contracts Acquisition Manager, you will lead the contract acquisition processes and strengthen WVUK’s ability to manage commercial contracts from institutional funders. This will encompass the coordination of pre-positioning as well as submission, and you will provide active guidance and support to other Portfolio Managers undertaking commercial contract acquisitions.

You will work closely with the Senior Contracts Manager and WVUK Legal Counsel to identify contract risks inherent in bid, contract and sub contractual agreements, and input into programme design.

We are keen to find a candidate with the following qualities, experience and education:

  • A graduate with experience of submitting commercial contracts and experience working with and developing and/or managing consortium partners.

  • You will be a highly organised person, able to manage expectations and prioritise competing demands.

  • Proactive and tenacious in identifying and pursuing new funding opportunities, you know what it means to be commercially minded and are financially astute and risk aware, with keen risk management skills, you have been proven to possess a thorough approach to risk mitigation and management.

  • You will have experience of supplier relations and meeting their technical and financial requirements and a familiarity and confidence in navigating relevant procurement and financial legislation.

  • Strong relational, interpersonal and capacity building skills.

The role will require you to:

  • Work collaboratively across several key stakeholders and their respective teams within WVUK and the wider WV Global Partnership (Field Offices, Regional Offices and World Vision International (WVI)).

  • Effectively engage and manage relationships with external networks, including tender and contract partners.

  • Assess WVUK’s capability and capacity to engage in selected opportunities.

  • Support training developed by the Senior Contracts Manager.

  • Other areas as outlined in the Job Description.

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).

** We reserve the right to interview candidates and close the ad ahead of the closing date should a strong candidate be identified **

**Please note that you MUST hold the Right to Work in the UK documentation**

Closing Date for applications: 12 February 2022

Interview Dates: TBC

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.

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.

Programme Communications Lead

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The job purpose of the role is to communicate the key features, benefits and performance of the WV United programme for the United 4 digital marketing platform, through Partnership-wide communications across multiple channels.

The objective of the communication is to:

  • promote United 4 across the Partnership to bring offices on board the platform

  • advocate the benefits of new releases and how they can be utilised effectively by offices on the platform

  • publicise the performance of the platform across Key Performance Indicators to offices and stakeholders

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Communications Strategy:

  • Develop and enhance communication strategy for the United Programme to increase awareness of the programme, improve effectiveness of communication channels and grow engagement with offices and stakeholders.

Internal Communications:

  • Responsible for communications via email and website at the required cadence.

  • Build and update internal marketing packages for United 4 for distribution and use among Partnership offices.

  • Development of United 4 Dashboard which integrates multiple communication channels and updates to offices.

  • Develop templates for communication to be used across the platform, such as in Help articles, Release Notes, Platform Updates, Platform Broadcasts.

  • Measure effectiveness of communications through analytics and surveys to continuously learn and improve.

Build Best Practice:

  • Engage with Stakeholders across the Partnership as well as across digital marketing and charity sectors to explore and incorporate best practice in internal communications.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A bachelor’s degree or equivalent in public relations, communications, marketing or a related client-services field, or equivalent work experience.

  • At least five years working in a related field in public relations, communications or marketing, preferably in a global and multi-cultural environment.

  • Experience of internal communications and /or change management and/ or in digital marketing.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Good interpersonal skills; able to work with people at all levels and across cultures.

  • Good networker who is effective at working with others.

  • Able to work autonomously as part of a virtual team.

  • Experience in using digital marketing tools and software, including websites, Content Management Systems, Google Analytics, Performance Dashboards.

  • Fluency in English.

Preferred:

  • Sees the bigger picture. Understands how digital marketing objectives and communications fit with overall Partnership objectives and communications strategy, objectives, activities and guidelines

  • Understands the principles of communications planning, audience and message identification.

  • Able to work with technical specialists, cut through their jargon and simplify.

Digital Content Lead

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Digital Content Lead is responsible for leading content planning, creation or curation based on business objectives and supporter needs.

This role requires to fuel global marketing platforms with curated, tested and optimised content. Ensure timely development and clear, efficient roll-out of the content plan, content sourcing and development are expected as part of this role.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Content Creation and Optimisation:

  • Use analytical/content management tool (currently SEMRush) for Topic Research, Keyword Research and develop well-structured copy and SEM/SEO-friendly content.

  • Work on a periodic newsletter with all new content and send across to content editors.

  • Monitor the usage of global content and encourage its use.

  • Frequently review and optimise content for landing pages of Child Sponsorship, Childhood Rescue, Emergency landing pages and other forms, based on results from performance measurement and A/B tests.

Content support for website optimisation tests and analytics:

  • Conduct Site Audit and PSI for all country sites periodically and report to the country editors in case of errors in site.

  • Work towards optimising web pages for better performance.

  • Set up web pages for A/B testing

  • Provide content/revised copy for optimisation tests.

Equip content editors:

  • Meet with editors periodically and conduct/facilitate sessions on various topics of interest.

  • Identify pain points and work towards providing a strong support system for editors.

  • Handholding support wherever required, especially during launch.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Proven work experience as a Content Creator, Copywriter or similar role.

  • Portfolio of published articles.

  • Hands-on experience with Content Management Systems (e.g. Umbraco).

  • Excellent writing and editing skills in English, preferably in addition to a second language such as Spanish, French or German.

  • Expertise on SEO.

  • University degree in Marketing, English, or relevant field.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Proficient in use of MS Office tools.

Programme Training Lead

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Programme Training Lead is responsible for planning, organising and implementing training for the United 4 platform. The role holders determine learning needs and deliver solutions that drive performance and continually improve digital marketing capabilities using the platform.

The objective of the training program is to:

  • enhance digital marketing capabilities across offices using United 4 within the World Vision Partnership.

  • ensure users adopt the latest training material on how to use the various modules and integrated tools of the platform.

  • enable offices to maximise the usability of the platform and successful deployment of features on their websites and emails.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Training Strategy:

  • Develop and enhance training strategy for the United Programme to increase digital marketing expertise among users of the platform, improve effectiveness of training materials and classroom sessions and grow engagement with offices and stakeholders.

E-Learning Training Materials and Classroom Sessions:

  • Responsible for developing and updating e-learning training material on the various modules of the United 4 platform, including the Content Management System, United 4 Admin, Integrated tools for emails and Performance Dashboards.

  • Develop and conduct classroom training sessions for beginners, advanced users and senior stakeholders on how to use the CMS and Performance Dashboards.

  • Development of United 4 Training Calendar and Certification, which enables users to enrol for online and classroom training and receive certifications.

  • Update Help Articles to incorporate best practice in self-help, use of video, internal links and surveys.

  • Measure effectiveness of training program through analytics and surveys to continuously learn and improve.

Build Best Practice:

  • Engage with Stakeholders across the Partnership as well as across digital marketing to explore and incorporate best practice in training.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Instructional Design, Organisational Behaviour, Educational fields, or equivalent work experience.

  • Typically requires 4–5 years of eLearning design and development experience and strong knowledge in multiple types of eLearning software.

  • Understands the principles of communications planning, audience and message identification. Able to work with technical specialists, cut through their jargon and simplify.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills. Good interpersonal skills; able to work with people at all levels and across cultures.

  • May require knowledge of and experience with a range of knowledge management tools and techniques.

  • Strong knowledge in digital media, computer graphics and animation.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and use of a Learning Management System and/or other training tracking systems.

  • Fluency in English.

Marketing Coordinator

Marketing Coordinator (Sponsorship Experience)

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

Contract: 12-month Fixed Term 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes (Hybrid)

World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so they’re empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children – of all faiths and none – through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.

With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children – even in the toughest places.

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

Job Purpose

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Coordinator to join the Sponsorship Experience team. In the team we love the fact that each day is different - from creating concepts, briefing, copywriting, and design, through to project and agency management, data selection, analysis and insight.

Within this role, you'll support the delivery of key multi-channel marketing campaigns and field communications to give sponsors a high value experience that increases sponsor loyalty and retention and deepens engagement between the sponsor and child. You'll have the opportunity to truly immerse yourself within a busy marketing environment, providing support on our flagship marketing campaigns.

In the Sponsorship Experience team, we love that each day is different. This role will include a varied day-to-day life, gathering content, proof reading, copywriting, storyboarding videos, handling data, or updating online content on our sponsor portal - My Sponsorship, so strong attention to detail and the ability to multi-task are key. There will also be the chance to manage day-to-day relationships with stakeholders so good relationship building skills are a must, as is the ability to articulate constructive feedback to designers, copywriters, and colleagues overseas.

Our Christian identity underpins everything we do, so 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 employment. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 2nd February 2022

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.

Regional Digital Program Manager - MEER

*Preferred position location: United Kingdom - Home working. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in the Middle East & Eastern European Region – position can be based in any European country or Middle Eastern country where VF/WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide regional leadership for Technology & Digital solutions, which reduce Operational Cost Ratio (OCR) for the region’s financial inclusion operations.

This role will drive technological change by:

  • Project managing digital financial service implementations in new countries.

  • Advising the MFI leadership teams on all aspects of digital transformation and developing their capacity in technical skills, project management skills and change management skills.

  • Helping Regional Team and national leadership teams to identify strategies, opportunities and models of technologies to support digital transformation of financial services.

  • Quality assuring the systems, project management rigor and vendor selection, in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Ensuring regional alignment with VFI standards and managing regional Technology & Digital transformation programs

  • Contributing to global initiatives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic leadership of digital transformation:

  • Support local management teams to translate their business requirements into functional requirements.

  • Oversee and support MFIs in implementing the digitalization and change process.

  • Change Management.

  • Planning, budgeting, resourcing and communicating: Develop and manage a plan of how the Technology & Digital strategy will be rolled out.

Technical advice and quality assurance for MFIs on:

  • Functional Specs: Advise on the gathering of business requirements and functional specification.

  • Due diligence, software selection process, technology audits / reviews.

  • Change Management: pre- and during implementations, issue-resolution decisions, and post-implementation reviews.

  • Compliance and Risk Management: Ensure that digital solutions comply with regulatory requirements, and that operational process improvements realize efficiency gains, lower risk and reduce costs.

Contribute to global projects and digital initiatives of the Operations & Technology team, e.g.

  • Expansions into new markets.

  • Support digital transformation in other regions.

Regional Strategy:

  • Work together with local and global management to ensure an effective regional IT strategy is in place that supports the realization of the VisionFund Strategy, focusing on the digital and operational maturity of business processes and impact on people;

  • Ensure digital solutions support expected business growth (in existing and new countries), scale of operations and operational excellence, and yield quantifiable business benefits for clients and MFIs.

  • Support the Regional Head (“RH”) in global strategy development for delivering business and impact goals through the use of technology and digital solutions (branchless banking, digitalized paper-less operations, online products and services).

Capacity building:

  • Ensure that MFIs - and new locations - have the skills and competencies both within IT and business functions to introduce and use technology to maximum effect. Identify deficiencies that need to be addressed, and provide skills training and capacity building as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • BA in a technology related discipline.

  • Understanding of microfinance operations, from a credit, financial, risk or systems perspective.

  • A Project Management certification (AGILE, PRINCE 2, LEAN / SIX SIGMA, PMI etc.) and Project management and office tools experience (e.g. Microsoft Project, Office tools).

  • 5+ years of experience in the Financial Inclusion sector, driving digital transformation in one or more MFIs.

  • 5+ years of project management experience working to recognized PM methodologies.

  • Experience of leading successful microfinance/banking systems implementations.

  • Extensive change management experience within a Financial Services context, including elements of people, processes and platforms.

  • Extensive Digital Finance / Innovation experience including one of: credit, savings, data, accounting.

  • Experience working on a project that has developed / implemented mobile money and automated financial service solutions.

  • Experience of building and managing relationships with Fintech and/or technology companies.

  • Influential communication and achieving results through others (without a line-management relationship) including across multiple time-zones and cultures.

  • Proven commitment to partnering with others and collaborative work, with ability to navigate matrix reporting lines and a federated organizational structure.

  • Demonstrated ability to write reports (e.g. business cases, risk management plans, project close out reports, etc.)

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred:

  • Master degree in technology / finance.

  • Information Security management knowledge.

  • Previous work experience in the locations where VisionFund operates is preferred but not required.

  • Experience in Data management and reporting.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • Requires flexibility on working hours to contact people within wide time-zone differences.

Grants and Contracts Manager

Grants and Contracts Manager

Salary: £36.192 per annum+ good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes/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.

We have an excellent opportunity for a Grants and Conracts Manager who will be responsible for coordinating, leading and supporting, assigned Field Offices and Regional Grants Acquisition and Management Directors, WV UK stakeholders in;Pre-positioning and positioning to acquire institutional and non- Institutional funding. As well as leading the grant and contracts application processes; supporting the development of high-quality-quality proposals, concept notes, and contract bids and managing both internal (World Vision UK) and external relationships.

About You

You will join a talented and dynamic Humanitarian and International Programmes team. We are looking for a person with previous NGO work experience and a proven track record of acquiring successful grant and contract opportunitites from bilateral, multilateral and private sector donors.

The successful candidate will have an excellent understanding of humanitarian and development theory and discourse, process, practice, and standards. Experience in forming and coordinating consortiums. Ability to work with multiple stakeholders but also independently using your initiative.

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. This mustbe accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

**You must hold the Right to work in the UK as this role unfortunately is not sponsored**

Closing Date for applications: 28 January 2022

Interview 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.

Legacy Relationship Executive

Legacy Relationship Executive

Salary: £27,152 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Fixed term for One year, full time (36.5 hours per week with one evening per week) or part time

Based: Milton Keynes/hybrid

World Vision works with the most vulnerable children, so theyre empowered to overcome poverty and injustice, and experience fullness of life. Inspired by our Christian faith, we serve alongside children of all faiths and none through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy in almost 100 countries.

With over 70 years of experience, our work with communities, donors, partners, and governments transforms lives and creates opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children even in the toughest places.

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

Job Purpose

To grow the future legacy income of World Vision through building relationships with some of our longest serving supporters and asking them to consider leaving a gift in their will and following up our supporters who have expressed an interested to convert them to pledgers. You will have a fantastic, warm phone manner and a passion for excellence and making a difference to the lives of the children we serve.

You should be comfortable being on the telephone,and have previous telemarketing experience in either sales, account management or customer service, with a good level of written English. Ideally, you are results driven and focused on delivering above and beyond.

World Vision has over 100,000 supporters around the UK and this job is focusing on our supporters who have been supporting us for over 10 years and really love sponsoring a child and helping our cause. You will be mainly thanking our sponsors and ensuring they are getting the best experience, keeping them informed, updated and asking them to consider a gift in their will. Its a role where you can really build some fantastic relationships and the people you are calling quite often have time to chat and want to talk to you!

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.

Please clickhere to view the full job description

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

Closing Date for applications: 28 January 2022

Interview Dates: TBC

**Please note that you must have the Right to work in the UK, and se reserve the right to close the advert early if we receive enough applications.**

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.

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Partnership Leader – Faith & Development

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:

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

Faith Advocacy & External Engagement:

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

Strategic Church Partnerships

Programming & Impact:

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

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

  • Christian Formation and Spiritual Nurture:

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Preferred:

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

  • A servant and learning attitude.

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

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

  • World Vision experience is highly desirable.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • A minimum of 20% international travel is required.