Regional Senior IT Auditor - East Africa Region

*Preferred location: Tanzania. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within East Africa where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will provide leadership in the review and advisory on all key information systems and infrastructure within the region either independently or jointly with other teams. The person in this position is responsible for leading, conducting and advising on all information systems audit work within the region including audits of computer applications, information security and technological solutions at the region and within national offices. The person in this position will also champion Information Technology (IT) use within the regional internal audit team through capacity building in line with Global Internal Audit (GIA) strategic direction.

The position is expected to operate with considerable independence within the scope of their assignments. This role interacts regularly with IT and non-IT personnel and management at the national office and regional level, necessitating a wide degree of creativity and latitude, in addition to well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

IT Audit Engagement:

  • Audit planning, execution and reporting

  • Develop detailed IT audit work plans, information system and application audit programs for specific engagements, audit schedules, risk assessments and IT audit status reports within the region.

  • Engage with management at the local and regional level to obtain better understanding of business processes and key areas of risk affecting strategic goals.

  • Lead or function as a team member to plan and implement IT audits based upon an understanding of the critical IT controls within the core process/area under review in accordance with the IIA and ISACA related Standards; and use the

  • Governance, Risk and Control system and the designed templates for assessing and evaluating the IT risk universe.

  • Analyze evidence gathered and accurately communicate findings and recommendations to appropriate management and directors both orally during the exit conference and written reports.

  • Follow-up on remediation of identified deficiencies.

Collaboration, Advisory Services and Networking:

  • Collaborate with IT project teams within the region and participate (advisory role) in live (ongoing) IT initiatives as a subject matter expert in matters relating to controls and compliance.

  • Provide consultative advice to stakeholders by identifying key IT control gaps and risks related to key processes within the region.

  • Assist in the evaluation of potential occurrence of fraud in IT systems and how management mitigates the risk within the region.

Capacity Building:

  • Provide training and guidance to the EAR internal audit team on evaluation of general and application controls of systems, use of computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) to facilitate the testing of controls and application of data analytics and business intelligence to detect possibility of frauds and non-compliance to existing standards and expected controls.

Special Assignments:

  • Perform special projects as assigned by the GC IT Audit Director including assisting in regulatory audits related to information security, IT fraud investigation, design specialized audit tools using technology, conducting training and other tasks as assigned.

  • Participate in the global roadmap for GIA Information Technology initiatives, innovations, automation and training as may be requested by supervisor or GIA leadership.

Professional Development:

  • Maintain Continuing Education (CPE) by attending online courses or professional seminars and trainings. The incumbent should maintain a minimum of 40 CPE credits per year.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, information technology, management information systems, information security, accounting, or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.

  • At least five (5) years’ experience in information technology (IT) or information systems audit and advisory.

  • Technical professional certification required (CISA, CISSP, CISM or CRISC). CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CA (Chartered Accountant) a plus.

  • Knowledge of COBIT and best IT industry practices.

  • Extensive engagement experience with management at middle and senior level.

  • The ability to design and execute data analytics tests to support business process audits.

  • Exposure to various audit management and /or accounting systems.

  • Notable level familiarity with various IT platforms, operating systems and information security.

  • Experience in terms of assisting with the development and/or improvement of IT audit methodologies.

  • Ability to plan, perform, document and report on audits.

  • Experience in dealing with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

  • Fluent in English.

  • Knowledge of French.

  • CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Computer skills (office applications, accounting systems and IT audit tools like Nessus, Solar winds, etc. is a plus).

  • Excellent communication skills - written, oral and presentation - in fluent English.

  • Outstanding quantitative, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with people at all levels of the organization.

  • Good time management and proven interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute and deliver under challenging circumstances.

  • Self-motivated, and ability to work independently.

  • Well-travelled and experience in dealing with cross cultures.

  • Working knowledge in the areas of: IT systems, information security, financial applications, Windows operating systems, software development lifecycle, network security, internet and related technologies, ERP Systems and databases.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.

  • This role involves working in a virtual /geographically dispersed / multi-cultural team.

Regional Senior IT Auditor - Zambia

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will provide leadership in the review and advisory on all key information systems and infrastructure within the region either independently or jointly with other teams. The person in this position is responsible for leading, conducting and advising on all information systems audit work within the region including audits of computer applications, information security and technological solutions at the region and within national offices. The person in this position will also champion Information Technology (IT) use within the Regional Internal Audit (RIA) team through capacity building in line with Global Internal Audit strategic direction.

The position is expected to operate with considerable independence within the scope of their assignments. This role interacts regularly with IT and non-IT personnel and management at the national office and regional level, necessitating a wide degree of creativity and latitude, in addition to well-developed interpersonal and leadership skills.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

IT Audit Engagement:

  • Audit planning, execution and reporting

  • Develop detailed IT audit work plans, information system and application audit programs for specific engagements, audit schedules, risk assessments and IT audit status reports within the region.

  • Engage with management at the local and regional level to obtain better understanding of business processes and key areas of risk affecting strategic goals.

  • Lead or function as a team member to plan and implement IT audits based upon an understanding of the critical IT controls within the core process/area under review in accordance with the IIA and ISACA related Standards; and use the

  • Governance, Risk and Control system and the designed templates for assessing and evaluating the IT risk universe.

  • Analyze evidence gathered and accurately communicate findings and recommendations to appropriate management and directors both orally during the exit conference and written reports.

  • Follow-up on remediation of identified deficiencies.

Collaboration, Advisory Services and Networking:

  • Collaborate with IT project teams within the region and participate (advisory role) in live (ongoing) IT initiatives as a subject matter expert in matters relating to controls and compliance.

  • Provide consultative advice to stakeholders by identifying key IT control gaps and risks related to key processes within the region.

  • Assist in the evaluation of potential occurrence of fraud in IT systems and how management mitigates the risk within the region.

Capacity Building:

  • Provide training and guidance to the WAR internal audit team on evaluation of general and application controls of systems, use of computer assisted audit techniques (CAATs) to facilitate the testing of controls and application of data analytics and business intelligence to detect possibility of frauds and non-compliance to existing standards and expected controls.

Special Assignments:

  • Perform special projects as assigned by the GC IT Audit Director including assisting in regulatory audits related to information security, IT fraud investigation, design specialized audit tools using technology, conducting training and other tasks as assigned.

  • Participate in the global roadmap for GIA Information Technology initiatives, innovations, automation and training as may be requested by supervisor or GIA leadership.

Professional Development:

Maintain Continuing Education (CPE) by attending online courses or professional seminars and trainings. The incumbent should maintain a minimum of 40 CPE credits per year.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, information technology, management information systems, information security, accounting, or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience.

  • At least five (5) years’ experience in information technology (IT) or information systems audit and advisory.

  • Technical professional certification required (CISA, CISSP, CISM or CRISC). CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CA (Chartered Accountant) a plus.

  • Knowledge of COBIT and best IT industry practices.

  • Extensive engagement experience with management at middle and senior level.

  • The ability to design and execute data analytics tests to support business process audits.

  • Exposure to various audit management and /or accounting systems.

  • Notable level familiarity with various IT platforms, operating systems and information security.

  • Experience in terms of assisting with the development and/or improvement of IT audit methodologies.

  • Ability to plan, perform, document and report on audits.

  • Experience in dealing with people from diverse cultures and backgrounds.

  • Fluent in English.

  • Knowledge of French.

  • CISA - Certified Information Systems Auditor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Computer skills (office applications, accounting systems and IT audit tools like Nessus, Solar winds, etc. is a plus).

  • Excellent communication skills - written, oral and presentation - in fluent English.

  • Outstanding quantitative, analytical, problem solving and organizational skills.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with people at all levels of the organization.

  • Good time management and proven interpersonal skills.

  • Demonstrated ability to execute and deliver under challenging circumstances.

  • Self-motivated, and ability to work independently.

  • Well-travelled and experience in dealing with cross cultures.

  • Working knowledge in the areas of: IT systems, information security, financial applications, Windows operating systems, software development lifecycle, network security, internet and related technologies, ERP Systems and databases.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.

  • This role involves working in a virtual /geographically dispersed / multi-cultural team.

Technical Advisor, Child Protection and Participation

*Preferred location: Senegal. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in West Africa or any other jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Position provides high quality technical assistance to National Office (NOs) in programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models in alignment with WV’s strategy and help achieve child well-being impact. Develops proposals for grant donors, individuals, businesses, institutions and/or foundations as per requests from the NOs and Support Offices (SOs). Position is deployed for disaster response and other requests from the clients.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Policies, Standards and Guidance:

  • Reviews requests for technical services from the National offices, Regional offices, Support offices and global center and develops terms of reference for provision of such expertise.

  • Provides high quality technical assistance to National Offices for TA/TP and programme design, monitoring and evaluation. This would include level 1 or 2 or 3 services to the clients.

  • Co-creates and develops new project models in collaboration with and as per the requests from the GC Sector Lead.

  • Scale-up core project model implementation in NOs, in alignment with strategy.

  • Provides technical assistance NOs to contextualize and adapt partnership guidance in consideration of their contexts.

  • Conducts technical reviews and provides consulting in response to requests from NO, SO, Regional Office (RO) or Global Centre (GC) clients.

Staff Capability:

  • Work alongside National Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models.

  • Provide training to clients as requested.

  • Mentors and coaches technical staff in NOs, and SOs.

Innovation/Research:

  • Identify innovative and promising approaches in field implementation as they provide technical services to the NOs.

  • Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model).

Resource Development:

  • Develops winning proposals for grant donors as per specific requests from clients.

  • Acts as Chief of Party or other technical staff of grant funded programmes of National offices during start-up phase.

  • Provides other services based on service requests from clients.

Programme Quality/Evidence of Impact:

  • Ensure NO TA and TP designs meet organizational standards.

  • Influence decision makers and technical specialists in the NOs and SOs for continuous quality improvement.

  • Participate in programme evaluations where requested by NO.

  • Undertake quality assessments based on requests from the line management and provide necessary advise.

Knowledge Management and Communications:

  • Document lessons learned.

  • Contributes to organizational learning through active engagement and leadership within CoPs.

  • Ensures personal ongoing professional development and growth.

Internal Relationships:

  • Work collaboratively with staff in other Technical Service Organisation (TSO) sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams.

  • Approach work with a commitment to client-service, that grows the capacity of NO clients.

External Engagement:

Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients.

Based on requests from clients represent WV as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Mid-level/junior technical specialist.

  • 5 years (min) field lever experience.

  • Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization.

  • Donor experience necessary.

  • Practitioner/contributor Sector DME experience.

  • Fluent in French and English.

  • Training / adult learning as a required capability.

  • Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors.

  • Experience both in programming, and revenue acquisition related areas.

  • Experience working in fragile contexts and humanitarian responses (with a focus on Child Protection).

Work Environment/Travel:

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

International Recruiter – Vision Fund International (VFI)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

VisionFund International is looking for an International Recruiter, motivated by their commitment to improving the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children, to find great talent to help us in the relentless pursuit of our vision for every child: life in all its fullness and our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

We need this role to build a pipeline of diverse talent that will bring the right skills and experience, as well as commitment to our mission and leadership potential, to enable us to have a positive impact on over 4m children’s lives each year through our economic empowerment work which spans 4 regions (Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe).

As an experienced International Recruiter, you will have knowledge of how to extensively source for talent globally in the countries where we operate, the know-how to reach them, and the experience to land and bring them onboard. You will also have experience in recruiting high volume middle level management and technical positions, as well as senior leadership positions. You will have the ability to build our employer brand online and through networking, and you will bring experience of all aspects of the sourcing, selection and offer process and a commitment to ensuring a positive candidate experience.

VisionFund International is a wholly owned subsidiary of World Vision International which is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organization devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world.

VisionFund’s 7,000+ staff members working in 29 MFIs and our ‘Global Centre’, are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice through providing previously economically excluded adults – mainly women in rural areas - with access to financial services and training.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Stakeholder Management, Customer Service & VFI Recruitment Strategy Implementation:

  • Responsible for recruitment of all VFI GC roles that are below SET level.

  • Proactively plan, monitor and report on the progress and recommend adjustments to the recruitment strategy in line with external trends in the marketplace and changes in the overall VFI strategy.

  • Actively target the right networks (in person or online) to build the employer brand and promote VFI’s reputation as a great place to work, working in collaboration with VFI’s marketing dept and WVI’s employment brand staff.

  • Provide guidelines and/or training to hiring managers and P&C colleagues (in the GC and regional leadership) on effective recruitment and selection, including diversity, behavioural interviewing and where appropriate, additional selection methods other than interviews (e.g. assessment centres).

  • Contribute to building the capabilities of P&C staff in the MFIs on recruitment & selection, in collaboration with the Regional People & Culture (P&C) BPs.

  • When MFI leadership roles are being recruited, help with talent mapping by providing ideas of sources and potential candidates based on knowledge of internal and external talent, and use network to help local board/leader to select a suitable search firm or WVI executive recruiter.

  • Proactively provide insight from recruitment experiences to other P&C colleagues (e.g. to feed into decisions on Reward/Engagement/location/development).

  • Conduct thorough Position Brief (intake meeting) with hiring manager for each position posted.

  • Coordinate with VFI GC leaders/hiring managers to forecast hiring needs and create a diversity sourcing and recruitment strategy as needed.

  • Raise hiring managers’ awareness of and commitment to diversity and safeguarding.

  • Develop, build and maintain relationships with hiring managers and P&C staff in VFI’s global centre, in order to fill all GC vacancies in a timely manner.

Manage the end to end process of Candidate Sourcing & Screening, Interview, Assessment and Offer:

  • Develop and maintain multiple channels and networks to build deep, diverse, and reliable sourcing pools for VFI GC roles. Proactively identify and develop effective sourcing strategies (e.g. networking contacts, system queries/searches, microfinance networks, specific professional networks, religious institutions, College/Universities presentations).

  • Source potential candidates on LinkedIn, DevEx and other social media platforms. Work with assigned Sourcing Specialists in WVI on hard to fill roles as needed.

  • Craft and send personalized recruiting emails with current job openings to passive candidates. Create advertisements and job postings using VFI’s brand guidelines and templates.

  • Maintain knowledge of and sensitivity to the constantly changing environment of the marketplace relative to the sourcing and recruitment of qualified professionals in microfinance and in the wider development sector.

  • Work in close partnership with hiring managers to achieve service level agreements and recruitment objectives for assigned positions by verifying appropriate position requirements, budget and target source.

  • Conduct effective screening, interviewing, and assessments for the best candidates for a position match using behavioural interviewing techniques and other assessments as appropriate. Maintain an up to date knowledge of selection methods and train others on them.

  • Develop, build and maintain candidate relationships through ongoing communications regarding questions, updates and status during the interview process.

  • Make interview arrangements with candidates with the support of the International Staffing Administrator or VFI P&C Officer.

  • Coordinate (with support from the International Staffing Administrator or VFI P&C Officer) the timely checking of candidates’ references and criminal record.

  • Negotiate offer with selected candidate within limits specified by hiring office.

Coordination of Recruitment Administration:

  • Coordinate with the VFI P&C Officer the issuing of a contract for candidate selected and the initiation of PAF (payroll) paperwork based on candidate acceptance.

  • Act as a mentor to the VFI P&C Officer who coordinates the provision of appropriate orientation to new hires. Develop the P&C Officer’s ability to take ownership of all new-starter related processes. Support P&C Officer in making best use of materials about VFI to keep candidates engaged and prepared ahead of their start date.

  • Manage/coordinate new hire relocation with support from International Staffing Administrator in WVI.

  • Support staff and Regional or National P&C in process of relocating new hire to new assignment/location (salary & benefits administration changes, logistics, Visa/travel arrangements).

  • Utilize OurPeople recruitment tool appropriately and efficiently to ensure consistent, timely and accurate data entry and management.

  • Maintain current knowledge of applicable laws, regulations and trends in recruitment, WVI and VFI organizational policies, benefits and compensation, relocation and repatriation

  • Conduct recruitment responsibilities in a professional, service-oriented, responsive, innovative, ethical and cost effective manner in accordance with VFI’s goals and Christian identity.

In Addition:

  • Will attend regular team meetings and training conferences.

  • May be required to travel for official matters as required and other duties as assigned up to 5%.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ of experience in sourcing, recruiting and working in a high volume organizations.

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of seven (7) years’ of on the job training in recruitment.

  • Experience in recruitment of professional and technical positions and mid-level to leadership level positions.

  • Demonstrated ability to use creative sourcing and networking skills to connect with talent in different professions.

  • Successful skills and ability to prioritize effectively and manage multiple projects in a fast paced and ever-changing multinational organization.

  • Full-cycle recruiting experience.

  • The ability to operate within a geographically dispersed organization.

  • Experience in international/global workforce and possess cross-cultural sensitivity, knowledge of and ability to work with people of diverse backgrounds.

  • A deep understanding and passion for recruitment , aware of the latest trends and global talent market.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes.

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

Preferred:

  • Certification in Internet Recruiting, Social Talent or equivalent certification.

  • Targeted Selection certification or behavioural interviewing training .

  • Working knowledge of Humanitarian INGOs and knowledge of/experience in the contexts where VisionFund operates.

  • Experience in forecasting of workforce/staffing needs.

  • Experience in recruiting for roles that require the candidate to relocate.

  • Experience in recruiting for microfinance roles.

  • Demonstrated computer literacy to include experience in tracking recruitment outcomes/metrics.

  • Expertise in advanced internet searching, candidate research, and cold-calling.

  • Confidence in all settings when advising/partnering with business partners, hiring managers and other stakeholders.

  • Must be in full agreement and support of WV’s Core Values, along with spiritual maturity to evaluate candidate’s motivational fit for the organization.

  • Solutions-oriented with strong problem-solving and follow-up skills.

  • A self-starter who is driven to find the best candidates for the positions and can work in an environment with minimal supervision; team player, collaborator, and able to effectively network amongst all levels within and outside of the organization.

  • Must have strong interpersonal, negotiation and oral/written communication skills - ability to provide exceptional customer service.

  • Additional languages such as Spanish or French are highly desirable.

Work Environment:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% of the time. Travel is minimal, is whenever required.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), World Vision Switzerland

*All cover letters or expression of interest should be submitted in German and CVs submitted in English. The salary is competitive with the market rate and commensurate with the seniority of the appointment.

*For more information on World Vision Switzerland, please visit our website: https://www.worldvision.ch. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Managing Director will lead and advance the work of World Vision Switzerland (WVS), by providing exceptional guidance and leadership of staff and overseeing all areas of operations, including but not limited to: strategy management, people management and development, income generation and financial resources/risk management, board and partnership engagement. You will work to ensure effective leadership of ministry in alignment with World Vision International Vision, Mission, Core Values, and global strategic direction, Our Promise 2030.

WV Switzerland has grown since its launch in 1981 and is currently operating at an income level of 35MCHF. With ambitious targets set for fundraising growth, and a determination to develop high standards across all aspects of the organization, WVS needs to balance external engagements with the need to focus and align its resources around critical organizational priorities.

The CEO needs to focus on leading the strategy implementation and developing external engagement/relations in Switzerland and across the WV Partnership, championing fundraising. The challenge is to enable effective performance management of the organization, ensuring WV Switzerland can integrate the core functions of Marketing, Fundraising, International Programmes, and increasingly Advocacy, as well as the Support functions of Communications & Public Affairs, Finance & Business Intelligence, IT, Impact & Organisational Development.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Leadership:

  • Ensuring delivery of World Vision Switzerland full potential by creating and maintaining strong strategic direction, leading the organization, especially the Senior Leadership Team, in pursuit of the shared mission, and in keeping with the vision, goals and core values. You are living out World Vision International Core Values as a Christian Organization by leading the way with your personal example and integrity, and that all teams are well led and managed so that they can deliver their potential. Under your Leadership the organization’s business processes are consistent with good practice and current legislation to achieve optimum return on investment.

Leads World Vision Switzerland, Instilling High Confidence Across all Key Stakeholders:

  • Be the World Vision leader in WVS to ensure organizational alignment with WVI, effective strategic direction, management efficiency, quality ministry & effective fundraising.

  • Promotes the organization's Vision, Mission, Values, Policies and Covenant of Partnership to internal and external stakeholders within WVS.

  • Provides strategic leadership and integration of Our Promise 2030 so that present & future opportunities to advance the mission and ministries of WVS are identified and incorporated into planning systems.

  • Models Christian servant leadership in such a manner that reflects the mission of WVS.

  • Personally models a high standard of Christian character and behavior as an example to staff and the public.

  • Develops an on-going program of strategy development and visionary leadership from the approved strategy, ensuring its linkage to annual budgets and plans.

  • Ensures the objectives of WVS are understood and pursued throughout the organization

  • Makes World Vision Switzerland a great place to work and that staff are treated equitably, encouraged to grow and given opportunities for greater contribution to WVS and the partnership.

Ensures Growth and Sustainability Across all Fundraising Streams:

  • Builds and maintains sustainability through targeted diversified revenue growth.

  • Ensures WVS achieves its fundraising potential and targets.

  • Engages directly in fund-raising efforts at the strategic level.

  • Ensure relevance and impact of Sponsorship experience so that acquisition and retention targets are met

  • Maximizes grant income by establishing development and relief programs that deliver transformative results and impact.

  • Invests in innovation to develop new business opportunities and continuous improvement to existing programmes

  • Utilizes insightful discernment of emerging challenges and possibilities, nationally, globally and context specific.

  • Ensures WVS awareness of the indicators/signs of potential emergencies and leads fundraising response strategies as appropriate.

  • Builds and maintains an organizational design, infrastructure and culture that are sustainable for growth and high performance.

  • Sets metrics to monitor financials and overall organizational performance.

Board Engagement and Internal Stakeholders:

  • Leads in a bold, visionary style within the parameters of overall direction established by the World Vision International Board.

  • Keeps the Board fully informed on achievement of strategy, progress against budgets and on other relevant issues.

  • Keeps a finger on the pulse of the Partnership and responds proactively to concerns.

  • Works collaboratively and effectively as a member of global leadership teams and linking the office to the Partnership.

  • Faithfully carries out such additional duties and responsibilities as are from time to time assigned by the Board of World Vision Switzerland (or by its Executive Committee)

  • Ensures the continuing development of all functional areas of the entity in conjunction with Partnership policies and systems.

  • Fosters strategic capabilities and plans throughout the WV Partnership.

  • Recommends the appointment of direct reports to the Board, monitors their contribution to WVS goals and provides support for their development.

Ensures Operational and Stewardship Excellence:

  • Provides managerial leadership that fosters collaboration while ensuring an environment of high performance and measurable results.

  • Ensures effective stewardship and accountability of World Vision Switzerland’s resources, finances and people, consistent with the performance standards established by the WVS Board of Directors.

  • Maximizes WV’s commitment to children and the poorest communities through targeted achievement of “yield to ministry” and percentage revenue to most critical world contexts

  • Ensures all corporate and regulatory obligations of the organization.

  • Oversees the budgetary process and presents the budget to the Board for approval.

  • Manages capital expenditure in accordance to the approved annual operating plan.

  • Establishes and maintains the highest of ethical and moral standards in the conduct of all of World Vision Switzerland’s dealings both internally and externally and ensures adequate safeguards are in place to maintain a level of stewardship that is beyond reproach.

External Engagement and Advocacy:

  • Identifies, influences, and builds coalitions with national leaders, partners and other key people and organizations.

  • Represents World Vision Switzerland as the public spokesperson on all matters except those reserved for the Chair of the Board.

  • Acts as the primary national spokesperson and ambassador at the most senior level; develops relationships with national leaders in relevant fields.

  • Ensures that WVS is branded in a manner that strongly and appropriately communicates the Mission and Vision of the organization, resulting in strong brand recognition in those markets where WV operates.

  • Identifies the underlying patterns of world poverty and injustice and develops appropriate World Vision Switzerland responses in respect to advocacy, interaction, and action.

  • Promotes Advocacy to mobilize the public and influence key decision makers to bring justice and equity on behalf of the poor.

  • Establishes and maintains those partnerships with other agencies and organizations that will leverage World Vision Switzerland’s Mission and Vision in a broader context.

  • Provides vision, leadership, and appropriate actions that strengthen World Vision Switzerland's relationship with and support of the national Christian Churches.

Other:

  • Maintain the programme of continuous personal, spiritual and professional development in conjunction with Partnership policies and systems.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • A graduate degree (Masters preferred), with a minimum of 10 years’ experience in Business, Marketing/Fundraising or related fields.

  • Five (5+) years in a Senior Management Leadership role with proven results in a commercial or not for profit organization with emphasis on successful fundraising.

  • A minimum of five (5) years’ experience working with a Board, either as a member, reporting to one or developing and advising a Board.

  • Proven leader of people, with credibility to set a direction that others want to follow with ability to engage small teams of professionals with different backgrounds and experiences.

  • Prior experience working in an International Non-Government Organization (i.e. Fundraising, Programming, Advocacy, Grants, Sponsorship, People, Finance).

  • Significant international experience, working in a large complex organization with a multi-cultural environment.

  • Highly motivated with the ability to manage people, resources and decisions under pressure.

  • A heart for the poor and a deep personal commitment to World Vision’s vision, mission and core values.

  • Mature Christian leader with ability to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

  • Mother tongue is Swiss German and fluency in English (written and verbal).

Preferred:

  • Knowledge of the core operations of an International Non-Government Organization (i.e. Fundraising, Programming, Advocacy, Grants, Sponsorship, People, Finance).

  • Working knowledge of French.

Work Environment:

  • Willing to travel minimum of 20% of the time, internationally to developing countries and to World Vision Partnership offices several times a year. Exclusive dedication will be required.

Technical Lead Nutrition and WASH

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT

TECHNICAL LEAD NUTRITION AND WASH

World Vision is an international Christian Humanitarian Organization working with the poor and oppressed to promote human transformation and seek justice. Our Cambodia Office is seeking for one (01) qualified candidate(s) to fill the vacant position of:

Position: TECHNICAL LEAD NUTRITION AND WASH

Location: Phnom Penh Cambodia

Duration: 2 years, international hire, accompanied

Salary & Benefit Package: Dependent on professional experience and qualifications

I. THE PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

Provide leadership and results-based management to WVI-Cambodias Nutrition and WASH technical unit to maximize the impact of World Visions programming in the lives of vulnerable children in Cambodia.

To provide Nutrition and WASH technical assistance and oversight to WVI-Laos, contributing to ensure quality and evidence-based programming (up to 20%).

II. MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Nutrition and WASH Strategic Leadership, Design, Learning and Innovation:

  • Accountable and responsible for development and review of Nutrition strategy and programming (TP/TA) in alignment with WV National Strategy and global directives, ensuring development of a strong evidence-based and technically robust approach to programming resulting in improved child well-being outcomes.

  • Lead design and development of appropriate Technical Programme (TP) resources for quality implementation, including quality assurance framework and measurement tools for implementation.

  • Responsible for ensuring quality and integrity of TP adaptation during roll-out, making adjustments to TP design through analysis of results and learning.

  • Identify research and learning agenda for Nutrition and WASH sectors to build evidence on the validity of the Pathway of Change and programme design.

  • Lead the design, development and initial testing of innovations based on programme learning.

  • Lead in providing necessary technical support for Nutrition and WASH grant-funded projects.

  • Bridge the learning between non-sponsorship-funded projects and sponsorship-funding programming.

Team Leadership and Technical Capacity Building

  • Lead Nutrition and WASH technical unit to strengthen the role and power of our Theories/Pathways of Change to enable better validation and insight into the change process WVI-Cambodia is contributing to.

  • Responsible for development of capacity building plan and on-going capacity building for technical implementation team (TPM, TPO and TPCs) in order implement TPs against programme standards.

  • Specifically support TPM to be equipped with up to date and relevant technical approaches and data for engagement with government.

  • Model and promote a service mindset focused on enabling frontline staff.

  • Encourage the full and appropriate expression of WV’s Christian identity. Participate in and lead where appropriate devotional meetings/gatherings, annual Day of Prayer and other events.

External Engagement and Representation; Resource Acquisition

  • Leads proactive engagement of external stakeholders including peer agencies and pre-positing with donors to deepen strategic and operational collaboration for child well-being.

  • Responsible for interpreting and applying global, regional and national trends and learning to WVI-Cambodias Nutrition and WASH programming.

  • Represent WVI-Cambodia within technical, coordination, and advocacy groups/consortia on issues related to Nutrition and WASH.

  • Participate in Global Community(ies) of Practice on Nutrition and WASH, Regional sectoral initiatives, and National Forum and Technical Working Groups.

  • Lead technical input to proposals, ensuring alignment to TA and TP.

  • Participates in National Funding Committee, contributing to decisions on funding priorities and strategies.

Sector Advocacy Agenda

  • Working with TL Advocacy, lead on development of Nutrition national policy agenda, ensuring continual evidence base and review of advocacy policy based on learning.

  • Be an effective internal and external spokesperson for WVI-Cambodia’s advocacy agenda.

Sector Technical Assistance and Oversight for WVI-Laos

  • Working with AD SPQ in Laos, provide WVI-Laos with technical assistance as agreed together. This may include: programme designs, implementation resource development, capacity building, proposal development, quality assurance of implementation, programme evaluation and research.

  • Responsible to ensure overall technical quality and integrity of key programming documents, reports and funding proposals.

III. REQUIREMENTS

  • Master’s Degree in Nutrition, Public Health, international development or relevant social science, or similar disciplines.

  • Proven leadership ability.

  • Demonstrated facilitation and collaboration skills.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Excellent relational skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Ability to analyse and solve problems, innovate, persuade, network and negotiate

  • At least 5 years of experience in Nutrition programming design, implementation and monitoring and evaluation in a development context.

  • At least 5 years programme management experience in an international development organization

  • At least 3 years of experience in a senior NGO management role in a developing context is preferred

  • Strong strategic and operational planning skills and ability to prioritise and handle multiple tasks

  • Able to work as part of a team as a positive contributor.

  • Fluency in English required, knowledge of the Khmer language an asset, or willingness to learn it

  • Programming experience with WV Nutrition programming models is preferred

  • Previous experience working in Cambodia or SE Asia, and/or experience working in World Vision is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in programme or project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and report writing is preferred.

  • Has initiated & implemented significant organizational change is preferred

  • Experience in representation to government, donor & UN agencies is preferred.

INSTRUCTIONS

To apply for this position, visit our website www.worldvision.org.kh and APPLY ONLINE.

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World Vision International is committed to the principles of workplace diversity. Qualified women and disabled people are encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified. Applications and CVs will not be returned.

WVI is committed to the protection of children. We do not employ staff whose background is not aligned to our child protection practices. Hence employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Successful candidate shall include the following assurances for child protection in the course of the consultancy: a) submit a police check b) act in the best interest of children and uphold WVI-C Child Protection Policy and Behavior Protocols c) inform WVI-C immediately if he/she becomes aware of any harm or risk to children.

National Director, WV Nepal

BACKGROUND:

World Vision International Nepal, an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice, is looking for a leader to fill out the National Director position.

World Vision International officially started to work in Nepal in 2001, following an agreement with the Government of Nepal. Since then, World Vision International Nepal (herein after WVIN) has worked in long-term development, relief, and rehabilitation. Long-term programming is focused on child well-being and community-based interventions, which are designed and implemented in close collaboration with communities, local government, and other local stakeholders. With the close collaboration of communities, government, and NGOs and media partners, WVIN implements projects to provide support to the most vulnerable children and families. At present, WVIN is focused on Education, Health, Livelihood, and Child Protection. The organisation is also advocating child well-being and other important issues both locally and nationally.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The National Director (ND) strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision’s ministry in Nepal, ensure the overall management of WVIN operation, need to be an effective leader locally and effective member of the partnership, acting as a local and global representative of the organization. The ND led the team to achieve the country strategies for effective operations, and lead and implements directional shifts of the organization. Ensure the country’s operations maintain the Partnership’s focus on Child Well Being Outcomes and Aspirations, as they apply in that specific context, maximizing the impact in the field.

The ND collaborates effectively with other Partnership Offices and divisions to achieve local and organizational goals, and externally foster collaboration with major donors, project partners, local Government, Church representatives and non-governmental organizations, serving according to given Power of Attorney, in doing so, the ND will maximise stewardship, effectiveness of cost and appropriate operating models.

The ND will model high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships to be fine exemplar of the organization Christian faith based. Vision, Mission and WV Core Values.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Proven work experience in development sector and/or humanitarian context, especially with program and/or country program management and staff management.

  • Strong leadership and staff management skills, with a record of managing large, diverse teams and contributing to the capacity building of national and international staff.

  • A demonstrated and solid track record in managing effective programmes and field operations work from a World Vision context preferably.

  • Experience to establish, develop and maintain excellent working relations with the Government and ability to strengthen relationships with local organizations and networks and alliances with partners.

  • Experience with projects designing and strategic planning, A deep and broad understanding of business operations within World Vision is preferred.

  • Demonstrated track record in resource development including proposal development, creating and managing donor relations, and grant management for major government donors preferred.

  • Experience in Emergency response, planning, and develop of emergency response plans and programmes would be a plus.

  • Excellent communication skills and cultural sensitivity; ability to strengthening relationships with Government and donors.

  • Knowledge/experience of the region and understanding of local context in Nepal is a significant advantage.

  • Mature, well-balanced personality able to work independently in a challenging environment.

  • Excellent English communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation and administrative abilities.

  • A high ability in interpersonal skills with sound experience and ability to function well in a cross cultural environment.

International Resources Acquisition Director

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To lead the WV Indonesia’s successful international grant acquisition and management and strategic positioning with international partners.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy Development & Planning:

  • Lead development of a successful Grant Acquisition & Management (GAM) strategy for the national office (NO) based upon landscape and competitor analysis, NO priorities, and expertise from Support Office personnel.

  • Leads the formulation of the national Grant Acquisition & Management business plan based on the national strategy.

  • Develops and implements plan in coordination with other technical and functional teams.

  • Develops WV Indonesia donor relationship management plan and executes with appropriate national and regional personnel.

Resource Acquisition & Management:

  • Periodically develops competitive project proposals following donor’s project guidelines and parameters in close coordination with program teams and sector specialists to readily respond to CFPs (call for proposals).

  • Responsible for sustaining WVIndonesia’s partnership with various embassies, bilateral agencies, multilateral agencies, international corporations and Support Offices, exploring new donors and partners to strengthen WVIndonesia’s

  • resource pool.

Capacity Building:

  • Build capacity of Grant Resource Acquisition and Management Officers and organization in grant resource acquisition.

  • Develops, implements and evaluates Grant Acquisition & Management capacity building strategy and plan in close coordination with Operations, People & Culture and regional Grant Acquisition & Management director.

Accountability & Quality Assurance:

  • Serve as senior advisor to National Director on donor landscape, donor trends and appropriate national office strategic response.

  • Ensure quality of proposals and reports generated by national office.

  • Monitors and evaluates Grant Acquisition Management business plan progress via monthly and quarterly reporting in collaboration with senior leadership team and regional GAM director.

  • Ensures maximum adherence and compliance to accountability standards and the grant contracts.

  • Represent World Vision generally and the national office specifically in priority donor, partner and stakeholder relationships.

  • Regularly updates the senior management team on WV Indonesia engagement with these agencies including new possibilities and terms of engagements.

Networking & Coordination:

  • Ensures WV Support Offices are engaged in all international grant acquisition per World Vision partnership guidelines.

  • Ensure strong relationship development plan with priority donor and partner is in place, managed and monitored.

  • Serves as the NO focal person in coordinating, reporting, and communicating with various Support Offices (SOs) and the South Asia and Pacific Office (SAPO) the Regional GAM Lead on grants acquired.

  • Liaise effectively with concerned departments and teams to increase effectiveness of GAM implementation, including grants finance team to ensure accuracy of grant data in PBAS and Horizon.

Management & Leadership:

  • Updates organizational structure and systems to strengthen acquisition rates as well as accountability to donors.

  • Provide line management and mentoring for at least 4 Grant Officers, including Performance Management, Coaching for Performance and capacity building.

  • Create enabling and positive team environment where staff are able to develop their spiritual gifts and grow in Christian maturity.

  • Provide Christian leadership and support to enrich the organisation’s life, faith, Christian commitments and ministry to the disadvantaged children and communities we seek to serve.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor Degree/Master Degree in International Development, Social Works or other relevant subjects.

  • 5 years work experience in donor-funded grant-related work (competitive proposal development, project design, grant management), preferably USAID, AUSAID and EU grant.

  • Min. 3 years experience in managerial position.

  • Demonstrate strong experience grant proposal writing and grant-related audit.

  • Experience engaging cross-sector partners (i.e. private sector, academia, research institutions), negotiating partnership agreements.

  • Fluent in Indonesian Language is preference.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Ability to synthesize often complex, technical information into coherent proposal language suitable for external, international audiences.

  • Strategic planning ability and appreciation for business planning processes, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Strong team player and excellent interpersonal skill.

  • Creative, “out-of-the-box” thinking and genuine desire to be an agent of change.

  • Excellent in English, both in written and verbal (min. TOEFL score 550).

  • Donor-funded grant-related work.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

National Director, WV Chad

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The National Director (ND) will strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision's ministry in this national office. In performing this role, the ND will be an effective leader locally, an effective member of the partnership and will model the organization’s principles of Twin Citizenship to ensure high ministry quality and overall organizational effectiveness. The ND as a leader will contribute to partnership life and unity, by acting as both a local and global representative of the organization. The ND will lead the team to achieve the country's strategy in alignment with Our Promise 2030 for effective operations and also participate in and implement directional shifts of the organization, such as the ensuring that Chad program has capacity to execute global strategy particularly the strategic agenda for fragile contexts and development and management of grants and PNS.

The ND will ensure the country's operations and operating model maintain the Partnership's focus on Child Well Being Outcomes and Aspirations as they apply in that specific country context, maximizing the impact in the field while maintaining efficiency as wise steward of entrusted resources.

The ND will collaborate effectively with other partnership offices and divisions to achieve local and organizational goals. Externally, the ND will foster collaboration with major donors, project partners, local government, Church representatives, faith-based organizations and non-governmental organizations, serving according to given Power of Attorney. In doing so, the leader will maximize stewardship, effectiveness and efficiency of costs and operating models.

The ND will model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships to be a fine exemplar of the organizations Christian faith. The ND will lead by example and provide spiritual guidance to staff on the Vision Mission and WV Core Values.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deliver on Child Well-Being (CWB) Aspirations / Outcomes and Targets:

  • Collaborate and build coalitions to catalyze movements for children’s well-being, locally and globally.

  • Align and influence national strategic mandates and priorities with global priorities for child wellbeing.

  • Champion increased and enriched connections between children, communities and supporters, for an increasingly vibrant, authentic and engaging experience among them.

  • Lead champions for innovative approaches to organizational services, processes and systems.

  • Be a credible advocate for children and champion efforts for child rights, mobilizing change at every level by lifting the voices of local children, youth and their communities.

  • Ensure that the NO functions in a contextualized, complementary, sensitive and cohesive manner. The core values, principles of interdependence and twin citizenship enhance the relevance of WV ministry and its distinct contribution to

  • national development as well as guide the contribution it makes to the Partnership.

Grow and Leverage Yield to Ministry:

  • Ensures systems are in place so that projects are managed on time and on budget in achieving the desired impact on CWB.

  • Set up a structure and budget that supports the Ministry and is aligned with the strategy, while keeping adequate efficiency ratio to be competitive in the humanitarian industry.

  • In dialogue with GC and Region provide support / leadership for development and execution of shared support services in specific areas of ministry and functions, based out of the country and serving the entire partnership or region.

Increase and Diversify Funding Portfolio:

  • Build and maintain sustainability through diversified revenue growth in alignment with agreed targets.

  • Define vision for grants acquisition and management performance within NO, ensure that grants are strategically aligned to NO priorities and consider the competitive landscape.

  • Ensure alignment of marketing and programming for coordinated design and promotion of products and programmes.

Achieve Operational and Stewardship Excellence:

  • Lead the development and execution of the country strategy through programme approaches and operating plans with clear, measurable short-term and long-term targets.

  • Ensure country strategy is aligned with Regional and WV global strategic priorities.

  • Ensure organisational sustainability by ongoing predictive success planning (funding, Ministry, organisational development, leadership pipeline).

  • Ensure that key Ministry and support functions are strategically aligned and appropriately included in the NO strategy.

  • Ensure effective stewardship and accountability of WV resources, finances and people, consistent with performance standards established by the NO Board of Directors.

  • Promote and model high level of transparency, integrity and zero tolerance to fraud.

  • Have overall responsibility for assessment of risks and the development of risk management planning to mitigate risks to NO operations, staff, assets and programmes.

  • Ensure organizational compliance to the "country" Government standards and laws for WV operations in the country.

Recruit, Motivate, Equip, Lead and Retain Capable Staff:

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships, and provide spiritual guidance to staff on the WV Vision, Mission and Core Values.

  • Demonstrate Christ-centered servant leadership amongst WV staff and diverse partners.

  • Demonstrate strong conviction and ability to work in ecumenical and inter-faith contexts.

  • Inspire staff to support Christian identity, commitments and witness (including incarnational living).

  • Build and promote culture that is sustainable for growth and high performance.

  • Build sustainability through the growth and development of NO people and leadership capability.

  • Build sustainability through effective organizational succession.

  • Lead in a way that facilitates a high performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity; promotes a culture of learning and development, employee engagement, servant leadership and good stewardship of human capital in the office.

  • Build organizational culture, which leverages respect, value and promotes gender, age and ethnic diversity.

  • Contribute to the global pool of workforce of WV Partnership by sourcing, recruiting or building committed, competent talents from within the country.

Twin Citizenship and Partnering – external and Partnership:

  • Act as a Twin Citizen ensuring that National Office participates in global processes and decisions and allocates resources and talent where most needed, Partnership wide.

  • Contribute to the Partnership, understand its systems and priorities, act as a global leader and a Twin Citizen.

  • Source best practices and strategic services available Partnership wide, be aware of, and apply relevant innovative approaches.

  • Promote social entrepreneurship by pursuing innovative solutions to social problems, acting boldly and proactively sourcing required resources and not constrained by resources currently in hand.

Build proactive external relationship with local government leaders, donors, church leaders, private corporations for the following purposes:

  • Social entrepreneurship.

  • Advocacy agenda - promote policy change for improved child well-being.

  • Donor relations for acquisition of resources and policy influence.

  • Enable and support programs in the country by government agencies at all levels.

  • Media relations; Ensure that WV and Child Well-Being agenda are promoted appropriately.

  • Represent /the office/ engage and build strategic alliances with the Government of /the country/, board, major donor agencies, WV Partnership, non-governmental agencies, churches and media.

  • Strategically position WV as a credible and trustworthy national and global partner.

  • Assist the Chair of the local Board in running Board meetings, in selecting Board members, in keeping a good network of Christian contacts from which to draw future Board members.

  • Support Board Chair and Board member succession plans.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree in development studies, management or social sciences or equivalent with 10 years’ experience in country level program management.

  • At least 5 year experience in overseeing large Government grant, its acquisition and donor engagement.

  • Experience in one of major Ministries (Relief, Development, Advocacy), close familiarity with other two.

  • Knowledge of LEAP cycle and Transformational Development Indicators is preferred.

  • Experience in fund raising in general and generating local revenue in particular, Advocacy and public relations and leading or working with advisory boards.

  • Ability to present persuasively to Senior Management Team, staff, donors, NGO’s, government officials, community leaders and other stakeholders.

  • Demonstrating experience of living and working in fragile context (economic, social, weather, etc.

  • Experience with Humanitarian industry and World vision will be preferred.

  • Experience in combining slow and fast onset programs. Ability to juggle emergency response with long-term transformational development.

  • Must be bilingual in both French and English.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Office based however some level of travel is expected within the country and to other places. Some travel may be in remote location with minimal facilities.

ANCP Senior Program Manager

WORK CONTEXT/BACKGROUND:

World Vision is present in 13 out of 26 provinces of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The country is the 7th most fragile state in the World according to the Fragile States Index and ranked 176th on the 2015 Human Development Index out of 188 countries, in spite of its abundant natural resources.

To reflect the geographic scope and diversity of socio-economic contexts and needs, WV’s operations across the country are organized into five operational zones. The South, West and part of North-West zones host primarily long term development projects funded through sponsorship with a mix of non-sponsorship, gift-in-kind and grants, while the Eastern and Central (Kasai) zones are essentially emergency-focused.

The “Empowering Children and Communities in Tanganyika to Learn” project funded through the Australian NGO Collaboration Program (ANCP) will be based in the Province of Tanganyika in the Southern Zone and will be managed from World Vision’s base in Kalemie, located 850 Km from the zonal office. WV has a minimal presence in Tanganyika, but the WV National Office strategy has selected this area for grant growth to leverage wide investments of humanitarian and development donors, including DFID, USAID, WFP and other UN entities, etc. Apart from managing the ANCP project directly, the position of the Base Manager will also provide coordination of other WV interventions in the Tanganyika area.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Provide overall leadership to World Vision projects in the Tanganyika province and manage the ANCP project. This includes building relationships with local stakeholders and ensuring staff team accountability and effectiveness through engagement with communities to enhance the well-being of children, especially the most vulnerable.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Programme Management:

  • Ensure the assessment and design processes for the ANCP project are carried out successfully according to the timeframes agreed with the Support Office.

  • Work with People & Culture in the recruitment of competent staff for various approved positions of the ANCP project.

  • Conduct frequent conversations with ANCP project staff to support their performance and development, and ensure WV’s performance management processes are followed.

  • Ensure programmes in the area deliver on donor approved budgets, plans and key deliverables.

  • Ensure programmatic and financial reports are required by the National Office (NO).

  • Plan and coordinate Disaster Management initiatives across the area programme.

  • Ensure an effective and efficient monitoring system is in place which includes community and stakeholders participation.

  • Manage World Vision assets according to approved policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate the work and interactions between teams of different projects in the area.

  • Communicate progress and challenges in implementation, including changes to the security and humanitarian situation, to the Zonal Director as frequently as necessary.

Base Coordination:

  • Coordinate work in the Kalemie base ensuring that World Vision operates as one organization in the area.

  • Lead the networking and development of positive relationships with other NGOs, local government officials, local churches, and community leaders in the area programme.

  • Engage in advocacy and represent the sub-zonal programme.

  • Ensure that competent and motivated staff are hired, nurtured and retained.

  • Ensure staff in the area work in ways consistent with WV values, policies and business procedures or those agreed with donors.

  • Support spiritual development of the entire area programme team.

  • Take a lead role in advocating/promoting the organisation to local officials and other organizations.

  • Ensure effective communication with the National Office and the donors on relevant issues.

Risk Management:

  • Ensures staff and partners understand WV’s child protection and safeguarding policy as well as other risk management policies and adhere to them in conducting WV business.

  • Ensure efforts are taken to respond promptly and appropriately to incidents.

  • Ensures all projects in the base support awareness raising for prevention and reporting of child protection incidents which occur across the base.

  • Coordinate with the Security Department to ensure staff wellbeing and security is supported and promoted.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

A university degree Education science, development studies, social science, Engineering or related field.

Minimum of 4 years of progressively responsible professional experience in Development programming in Emergency context, including experience in managing Education projects.

Preferred:

  • Certificate in project management with working experience preferably in development or emergency.

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

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Knowledge of project management cycle.

  • Knowledge of supply chain principles in humanitarian work.

  • Ability to conceptualize and logically document an intervention.

  • Ability to plan and conduct an assessment using conventional methodologies (i.e. SPHERE, Child protection policies, Do No Harm, etc.)

  • Ability to network and negotiate with partners.

  • Ability to monitor input and activity implementation.

  • Good report writing skills. Ability to summarize important information.

  • Analytical and experienced knowledge of the complex emergency context in DRC.

  • Being fluently in French (written and oral).

Working Environment/Travel:

  • Stressful fast paced environment in a high risk area. A team environment with cultural diversity. This position is non accompanied.

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