World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Zimbabwe

World Vision began its operations in Zimbabwe in 1973. It started working from bordering countries to provide life-saving support to refugees and Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) during the Liberation Struggle.

WVZ operations are spread across 9 out of the 10 provinces of the country, with a majority of its 1.75 million clients in rural areas.

Current programmes focuses on improving the well-being of boys and girls in the areas of Education, Health, Water and Sanitation, Child Protection, Food Security and Economic Development.

Currently there are 29 Area Development Programs (ADPs) and WVZ works in consortia to implement large projects supported by different multilateral funding agencies. Among them are, ENSURE (Enhancing Nutrition Stepping Up Resilience & Enterprise), IGATE (Improving Girls Access Through Education) and ENTERPRIZE (Ensuring Nutrition Transforming & Empowering Rural Farmers and Promoting Resilience in Zimbabwe.

Current Opportunities

Field Officer (Food For Assets) x 2

Background Information

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Field Officer (Food For Assets) X 2

Location: Chimanimani

Purpose of the position:

To facilitate the design, planning and implementation of multi- sectorial Food for Assets community developments projects and ensures compliance to donor standards and guidelines.

Major Responsibilities:-

  • To develop implementation guidelines in Food For Assets Programming and ensuring that there is advocacy in research works for relevant project designs from the communities, Local Authorities and other stakeholders.

  • Enhance sustainability of projects and activities through Food For Assets Programming and interventions by applying community-based approaches in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes.

  • Co-ordinate with other Relief and Development Agencies , Local Authorities and Government line- ministries in Program areas in ensuring that food assets projects are in line with required standards and that there is fit with the GoZ and communities’ strategic plans.

  • To develop and design clearly defined exit strategies for interventions in programming as an assurance of sustainability of the Program after the phase-out.

  • Facilitate the identification, design and implementation of appropriate training needs for program staff and the entire communities.

  • Ensure that there is proper co-ordination of FFA activities and a thorough paper trail is available to document all the key processes and other materials to Food For Assets projects.

  • Provide technical and sound support in all Food For Assets Programming with regards to development of Work Norms and Bills Of Quantities in the construction and rehabilitation of dams, irrigation schemes, dip-tanks, environmental management works and other forms of related infrastructure.

  • Collect, analyse, provide regular / timely data-base and progress reports to the superiors and relevant stakeholders.

  • To ensure that target communities are visited and consulted on a regular basis so as to learn from their experiences for sustainability and relevant programming.

  • Assist the Commodities Officer in preparation of budgets, expenditure analysis and resource management for FFA programming in the district.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Civil / Agriculture Engineering or related field preferred.

  • Minimum of three years community development and/or project management experience in a government office or NGO, on issues relevant to the technical area.

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment, with project stakeholders including local government officials, UN agency staff, other NGO peers, and community members.

  • Strong interpersonal communication skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an ability to write good reports, clearly, and meet a deadline.

  • Advanced computer literacy in the MS Office packages, Internet and email.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English and the local language (Ndebele).

  • Ability to travel most of times to field sites.

  • A clean Class 4 drivers’ Licence. Ability to ride a Motorbike is an added advantage.

  • Extensive working knowledge of project cycle management tools.

  • Experience in the construction and design of dams, and weirs will be an added advantage

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Field Officer (Food Aid) x 2

Background Information

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

POSITION TITLE: Field Officer (Food Aid) X 2

LOCATION: MT DARWIN & MUDZI

Purpose of the Position:

To liase with the District Coordinator and Field Monitors in implementing the programme in the district and ensure compliance to Donor and World Vision guidelines/standards

Major Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  1. Identify appropriate training needs for the district staff and other stake holders.

  2. Appraise, review and recommend field monitors performance on a regular basis.

  3. Prepare distribution plans of all commodities and ensure their timely submission with-in the relevant departments of the organization.

  4. Prepare regular and timely program report from the field monitors for submission, entailing programme performance.

  5. Ensure that all commodities from the warehouse are properly handled, accounted for and reported on by the field monitors as per World Vision and Donor guidelines.

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. A Degree in Development studies or any related field

  2. At least 2 years experience in food aid programming, preferably in a NGO environment

  3. In depth knowledge of all programme requirements, standards and guide lines.

  4. Have proven organizational planning and leadership, ability to follow procedures and meet dead lines with out much supervision.

  5. Demonstrate ability in the designing and effective use of training materials.

  6. Ability to identify gaps, trends, priorities and key issues.

  7. Ability to prioritise many demands.

  8. Ability to relate to people of other faiths.

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Field Officer (Cash)

BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Title: Field Officer (Cash)

Location: Norton

Purpose of the Position:

To liaise with the Project Coordinator in implementing the WFP Urban Social Protection Cash Assistance Project and ensure compliance to Donor and World Vision guidelines/standards.

Major Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  • Identify appropriate training needs for the district staff and other stake holders.

  • Appraise, review and recommend field monitors performance on a regular basis.

  • Prepare distribution plans for NFIs (Non Food Items) and ensure their timely submission with-in the relevant departments of the organization.

  • Prepare regular and timely program report from the field monitors for submission, entailing programme performance.

  • Ensure that all NFIs (Non Food Items) warehouse are properly handled, accounted for and reported on by the field monitors as per World Vision and Donor guidelines.

  • The day to day running of the project at district levels shall be vested in the Field Officer.

  • Ensuring that all key stakeholders receive detailed monthly reports on the progress of the project so as to maintain transparency and accountability.

  • Ensure that all targeted cash recipients receive their monthly entitlements on time and with rightful calculations as prescribed by World Vision and Donor procedures.

  • Visit target communities on regular basis to get their perceptions and experience so as to assist in planning and development relevant community-oriented and sustainable programs

  • Prepare district work-plans and progress reports (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly) as defined by the project guidelines.

  • Facilitate the identification designing and implementing of appropriate training needs for district staff and local communities.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • A Degree in Disaster Management or Community Development or any related Social Science degree from a recognized university.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in Cash Based Transfer programming or community development, or project management at grass roots level, preferably in a NGO environment.

  • Ability to speak English and Local languages

  • A clean class 3 or 4 driver’s license will be added advantage

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Assistant Commodity Accounting & Reporting Officer

BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Assistant Commodity Accounting & Reporting Officer

Location: Norton

Purpose of the Position:

  • Administer the CTS database

  • Manage all the tracking procedures in the commodity department to ensure all food transactions are accounted for in compliance with donor requirements and regulations (WFP)

  • Ensure the commodity accounting procedures in Zimbabwe are in compliance with the WV partnership commodity accounting manual.

Major Accountabilities/ Responsibilities:

  • Review all Commodity Reports at District level.

  • Ensure that the Commodity Reports are accurate and reliable for completion of the monthly Commodity Status Reports; including the CSR, LSR and RSR.

  • Work with the Commodity Officer to supervise and provide training for all other commodity staff especially Commodity Assistants and warehouse supervisors at field level.

  • Responsible for data integrity. Prepare accurate and reliable statistical analysis as required by the management.

  • Plan for spot checks in all warehouses to review the physical inventory, stacking, ledger books and stack cards.

  • CTS Database management for World Vision

  • Maintain a clear and complete paper trail for all the commodity transactions from WFP and or from port to World Vision main warehouses, to secondary warehouses to distribution centers and finally to end users / beneficiaries.

  • Maintain a clear accounting and documentation process for each shipment and maintain the shipment files.

  • Perform any other duty as requested by the Commodity Officer or his/her designee.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Requires a Bachelor Degree from a University in Business, Accounting or Statistics. Some knowledge of warehousing, transport, shipping and practical freight forwarding is an added advantage.

  • Past experience preferably with a busy NGO or a UN agency in handling of food commodities and Commodity tracking / accounting. Knowledge of major donor regulations pertaining to Commodities accountability and reporting.

  • Requires experience in port operations, clearing and forwarding, dispatch and logistics planning, warehousing, storekeeping, bookkeeping and computer knowledge especially spreadsheets and Commodity Tracking Systems or Statistics packages. Must have strong analytical skills.

  • This position requires a person who is self-starter, who can accomplish the tasks with little or no supervision. He/she must be diligent in paperwork, have integrity and be able to cooperate with warehousemen, truck drivers and transporters.

Finance and Administration Assistant

BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Title: Finance and Administration Assistant

Location: Norton

Purpose of the Position: To provide wide range of administrative support services, develop and maintain efficient office systems and procedures.

Major Accountabilities/Responsibilities:

  1. Responsible for procurement/requisition of stationery and other office material.

  2. Maintain the departmental and the District Coordinator’s files, ensuring the confidentiality and security of documents.

  3. Provide typing, photocopying, filling and other secretarial support needs for the department.

  4. Prepare general hands’ Labor Distribution Reports and Attendance Registers on a monthly basis.

  5. Accounting for petty cash.

  6. Receive and screen telephone calls for the staff, ensuring that messages are passed on to the correct staff.

  7. Stationery inventory control for the department.

  8. Organize for department’s meetings and taking minutes for staff meetings.

  9. Asset administration.

  10. Assist in the logistics needs of all staff pertaining to all travel.

Knowledge and Skills:

  1. Diploma in Accounting, Finance and or Secretarial

  2. Good typing skills and speed.

  3. Knowledge and experience in computers especially Microsoft word, Excel, Spreadsheet software, Lotus Notes.

  4. Knowledge of database management.

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Project Coordinator (WFP Urban Social Assistance)

Background Information

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbours and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

Position Title: Project Coordinator (WFP Urban Social Assistance)

Location: Harare

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Project Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Programme Coordinator who has the overall responsibility for designing implementation; coordinating, overseeing and monitoring cash assistance and resilience building activities, ensuring that objective are met through the effective and efficient implementation of cash based program, as well as capacity building support to WV staff and its local partners. The cash & voucher programming Project Coordinator will regularly attend National Cash Working Group (NCWG) meetings chaired by WFP to keep abreast of emerging issues and standards in cash based programming. Responsibilities and duties will include, but are not limited to the following

Major Responsibilities:

Programming & Operations

  • Adopt and maintain relevant standard operational procedures (SOP) for cash interventions.

  • Monitoring Cash and Vouchers distributions and Ensure activities implemented as per approved Cash Programming Standard.

  • Ensure adherence to World Vision International policies and donor requirements.

  • Involve and inform communities about the relevant Project Activities.

  • Train project staff and project beneficiaries on key World Vision Resilience and Livelihoods programing models with support from NO staff.

  • Ensure the appropriate and timely use of data collection and monitoring tools as guided by relevant WV Resilience and Livelihoods programming models.

  • Provide high level of Coordination with relevant stakeholders.

  • Maintain and Share beneficiaries’ database(s) on regular basis with the concerned departments.

  • Follow up and Resolve the queries in conjunction of Accountability department and/or other departments.

  • Work-closely with the contracted Banks/ MNO for monthly reconciliation.

  • Conduct field visits on monthly basis and maintain the MOVs for official record.

  • Conduct field visit prior to any planned distribution of Cash programming instruments to ensure the amenities and minimum distribution standards as per WVI distribution mechanism and strategy.

  • Adhere to the weekly and monthly reporting deadline advised by the line manager.

  • Main project related MOVs on monthly basis for review by line manager and audit purposes.

  • Ensure compliance within project systems and procedures.

  • Other tasks as requested by the line manager.

Organization, administration and personnel management

  • Overall coordination of operational staff dedicated to cash assistance.

  • Organize and/or facilitate technical trainings for and partner’s staff.

  • Any other duties as agreed with the supervisor.

  • All responsibilities need to be executed in an unbiased and transparent manner. The position requires self-discipline to work independently.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • University degree in Social, humanitarian aid or a relevant field.

  • Minimum 2 year of proven experience in the field of food security and/or cash and voucher-based programming.

  • Analytical and problem-solving orientation, good interpersonal skills

  • Detail orientation skills

  • Culture sensitive

  • Prioritization and time management

  • Strategic thinking and planning skills, ability to set priorities, prepare manageable work plans and to evaluate progress.

  • Proven communication, interpersonal, negotiation and promotion Experience in dealing with a local NGO partner in project implementation.

  • Excellent computer and database are essential

  • Prior distribution management experience

  • Good organizer, pro-active and dynamic with the right portion of common sense.

Core Capabilities: Achieving quality results and service Practicing accountability and integrity Communicating information effectively Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly Understanding the Humanitarian industry Understanding WV’s mission & operations Practicing continuous innovation & creativity Learning for growth and development Maintaining work/life balance Building collaborative relationships Practicing gender & cultural diversity Influencing individuals & groups

NB: Shortlisting will be done as applications are received. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Female applicants are encouraged to apply.

Chief of Party / Programme Director, Zimbabwe

*Position dependent upon grant approval.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Chief of Party (CoP)/ Programme Director (PD) will have overall responsibility for coordination of all Zimbabwe USAID/FFP Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) project activities and staff. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.

The CoP/PD shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in (country of the grant).

S/he will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant. The CoP/PD is expected to have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

Country/grant specific content:

USAID/Office of Food for Peace has announced its intention to fund a development food security activity in Zimbabwe. World Vision has successfully led the consortium for the USAID/ENSURE DFSA from 2012-2019 with a goal of improving household and community food security across the target areas of Manicaland (Buhera, Chimanimani, Chipinge districts) and Masvingo (Bakita, Zaka and Chivi districts).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with grant donor in close collaboration with World Vision National Office staff.

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Lead development of any planned cost extension.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas including resilience, youth programming, gender integration food security, nutrition, WASH, monitoring and evaluation and social and behavior change.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor-funded projects.

  • Lead grant staff and short-term consultants.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and SO staff.

  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

  • Deeply engage and represent the project with USAID/FFP Mission and other relevant staff, national government coordination bodies, development agency knowledge sharing bodies and other stakeholders.

  • Establish clear and frequent communication regarding program progress and oversight management with the donor.

  • Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact.

  • Participate and conduct on-going lessons learned with key staff and partners/sub-grantees.

  • Champion collaboration, learning and adaptation within project and in partnership with local and national stakeholders.

  • Escalate grant management issues early and openly; resolve grant management issues quickly and fully.

  • Provide spiritual leadership to the DFSA implementation team as appropriate. Attend and participate in weekly staff devotions.

  • Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the project.

  • Close cooperation with NO GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the NO GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A Master's degree in related business administration, economic development, international development, public policy field or other relevant technical area.

  • Minimum 15 years of experience in food security programming with at least 5 years serving in senior field program leadership roles on USAID/FFP DFSA projects. Prior USAID grants Chief of Party experience required.

  • Proven ability to manage large, complex development programs in challenging field contexts technical assistance teams.

  • Demonstrated program experience in Zimbabwe and/or in Southern Africa strongly preferred.

  • Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and economic challenges within Zimbabwe; and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to maintain productive relationships with the various government entities in (country of the grant).

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of USAID/FFP programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID/FFP regulations governing such programs.

  • Ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.

  • Experience in leading and managing large grants in a complex environment.

  • Experience as a CoP/PD or senior expert advisor required.

  • Experience managing sub grants and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Fluency in English and the relevant other UN language, if it is officially used in the country.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred.

  • Prior experience serving as a USAID/FFP DFSA Chief of Party.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

Director – Global Fleet Management

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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision is one of the world’s largest INGOs, with over 37,000 staff operating in nearly 100 countries. The organisation delivers humanitarian aid to populations in some of the most challenging and complex environments, transportation and fleet operations are critical to the delivering our programmes. World Vision has a diverse global fleet of well over 10,000 standard vehicles and an equal number of motorcycles, it also includes drilling rigs and water craft. The total fleet portfolio represents one of the largest asset groups in the organisation.

The ‘Director – Global Fleet Management (GFM)’ is the global leader responsible for developing and driving organizational fleet strategy and ensuring current industry practice is implemented in relation to the procurement, operation and disposal of World Visions fleet. The role holder will be expected to lead the GFM team in working collaboratively across the organisation to deliver agile and flexible ‘end to end’ transportation solutions for World Visions operations.

World Vision is committed to operating its global fleet resources safely, cost effectively and with a reduced environmental impact. The role has a particular focus on Fleet Safety, ensuring our drivers and vehicles operate safely in challenging contexts where our staff and vulnerable road users are at the greatest risk.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Fleet Strategy & Practice Development:

  • Lead the development and implementation of global fleet management strategies. Ensuring Global Fleet Management (GFM) practices are in alignment with WV Fleet, Procurement and Financial policies and internationally accepted current practice.

  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to ensure that the WV fleet strategy aligns with expected organisational outcomes and reflects the values and vison of WVI.

Strategic Fleet Management:

  • Provide leadership, operational guidance and support to the global fleet team (direct & matrix management). Ensuring GFM is providing end to end transport solutions as a trusted business partner to the wider organisation.

  • Develop Fleet Safety initiatives aimed at reducing harm to staff and vulnerable road users, with particular focus on fatal Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs).

  • Explore the development of road safety programme opportunities with donors & suppliers.

  • Drive continuous improvement and innovation in GFM frameworks. Develop quality assurance and performance metrics across fleet management systems and procedures.

  • Identify significant risks and organisational gaps in fleet current practice and develop appropriate mitigation plans to protect the fleet function. Ensure risks are communicated with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).

  • Drive the development of adaptive, agile and dynamic fleet management solutions that focus on delivery at the ‘grass roots level’, employing appropriate change management techniques when required.

  • Develop technology solutions to monitor fleet assets, operational use and disposal.

Relationship Management:

  • Drive high standards and performance through setting clear direction and empowering and influencing others.

  • Regular liaison with senior Global Supply Chain (GSC) managers, Global Field Operations (GFO) regional & programme level managers.

  • Act as a strategic link for the promotion of sound fleet practice for National Offices, Regional Offices and Response operations.

  • Regularly liaise with the wider Fleet network on emerging issues and provide a conduit to escalate concerns to senior leaders.

  • Actively contribute to internal and external forums, working groups and networks related to fleet management.

  • Work closely with members of the Corporate Security team promoting mutual learning, support and accountability.

Capacity Building:

  • Develop appropriate workforce & succession planning that ensures the organisations ability to deliver transport solutions in fluid high risk environments.

  • Oversee the development and implementation of global capacity building plan for operational fleet management.

  • Engage with senior leaders to raise the awareness of fleet management protocols and practice.

  • Develop a professional culture of innovation, learning and mentoring. WVI should be seen as the ‘employer of choice’ for INGO fleet professionals.

Knowledge Management & Quality Assurance:

  • Promote alignment with WV Fleet Management Policy.

  • Drive the process of continuous learning on current international accepted practice in fleet management & analysis, identifying tools and processes that can be implemented into WV operations globally.

  • Encourage mutual learning on fleet management issues at a Regional and Global level.

  • Assist in the facilitation of and coordination of global fleet information sharing forum/network that promotes the embedding of sound fleet management practice into all layers of WV’s programmes.

  • Facilitate the documentation of best practice and contribute to the community of practice and centre of excellence.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification (Bachelor’s Degree or similar) in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain, or general Business Management.

  • Recognised Industry Qualification in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain (or Business Project Management experience).

  • Suitable transferable qualifications from Military, Government or Private Sector.

  • Significant senior management experience (8-10yrs) in Humanitarian Operations involving Fleet Management or Logistics would be considered.

  • Proven ability and experience (8-10yrs) in fleet management or logistics at a senior level across a large complex international organization, with strong change management experience.

  • Proven experience in Financial Cost Centre management.

  • Procurement, Supply Chain or Logistics experience.

  • Understanding of Humanitarian operations.

  • Proven experience in managing coaching and developing staff.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Recognised Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain Qualification (or Business Project Management experience).

  • Experience in fleet management optimization and sound understanding of the transport industry.

  • Previous experience in contract negotiation and supply arrangements with vehicle suppliers.

  • Experience in fleet management/operations within the Humanitarian sector.

  • Proven people leader with the ability to influence widely across a diverse organisation.

  • Previous experience in managing complex cost centers with Business analysis skills.

  • Proven business acumen and political savvy, must know how to get things done through formal and informal channels.

  • Skillful communicator with advanced influencing skills that can transcend boundaries and work effectively across all levels of a complex organization.

  • Ability to operate effectively and responsively in a fast changing, ambiguous environment and deal with high pressure situations calmly and with energy and resilience while managing multiple priorities and deadlines.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 35% of the time to potentially high risk operational areas.

  • Flexibility in work hours is expected.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.

*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.

*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.

World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.

If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.

If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

  • 5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.

  • Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

  • Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

  • Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

  • Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.

When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.

Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist