Finance for Transformation Advisor, West Africa Region, VFI

*Preferred position location: Dakar, Senegal. Other possible locations: Ghana and Rwanda where WVI/VF is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Finance for Transformation (F4T) is VisionFund’s program to offer financial services to saving groups. The flagship product, the saving group linkage loan, follows a methodology, specifically designed to the target groups. This position’s purpose is to support and guide Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) during the pilot and roll out of this product, focussing on West African countries. We have already developed standards regarding product process, training materials and various guidance materials.

The F4T Advisor will use the existing materials to support MFIs to increase their reach of savings groups. This will include capacity building among MFI staff, monitoring of operations both through field visits and through regular monitoring meetings, reports, etc, and developing new partnerships with NGOs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support MFIs in the implementation of F4T (Senegal, Ghana, DRC, and potentially Mali and Rwanda):

  • Capacity building.

  • Product pilot development.

  • Product roll out support.

  • Monitoring of implementation.

Coordination with World Vision and other NGO:

  • Sensitisation of WV and other stakeholder of F4T.

  • Increase the pipeline of SGs to be linked.

  • Increase the number of partners VF works with.

Provide advice on how training material can be improved. Translation of existing training material into French and the development of new training material into French:

  • Capacity building.

  • Network outreach.

External engagement: Speaking at events, webinars, conferences to share lessons learned:

  • Contribution to knowledge sharing.

  • Documentation and sharing of lessons learned.

  • Promote VFI visibility.

  • Promote F4T visibility.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • At least 5 years of professional experience in development work (preferably with saving groups / livelihoods / resilience / gender equality).

  • Knowledge of Savings Group methodology.

  • Business focused, with ability to improve annual operational plans and advise on product pilots, results analysis and workforce plans.

  • Proactive and adaptable, with experience of introducing new products or services.

  • Project management experience is required, including financial monitoring and reporting.

  • Looking less for a microfinance/finance specialist – we are looking more for a candidate with NGO experience.

  • Must be fluent in French and English.

  • Must be able to travel for work in very remote/rural areas.

  • Experience of delivering training virtually, as well as in person.

  • Must have a proven track record of engaging and influencing leaders externally and internally – e.g. building new partnerships, leading change, introducing new products/services and speaking at events, webinars and conferences.

  • University degree in relevant field.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Native French speaker with excellent English or native English speaker with excellent French.

  • Work experience in a Microfinance Institution is an advantage.

  • Knowledge of digital platforms for savings groups is an advantage.

  • Experience of grant applications or grant monitoring is an advantage.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Regional Grants Acquisition Specialist

Job title: Regional Grants Acquisition Specialist

Job location:Senegal/Dakar

Contact type : Local 1

Contract duration: 1- 2 years

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Support grant acquisition in the West Africa region aligned to WV global, regional, and national business development plans and strategic objectives. The role works in close partnership with West Africa Field Offices to ensure strategy realization for accelerating growth in grants revenue, with specific focus given to:

  1. Working proactively with FO grants teams for effective prepositioning and funding acquisition with and donors, partners, and SOs;

  2. Tracking and analyzing trends in the institutional funding landscape, effectively communicating key information to National Offices and other key stakeholders to inform strategic decision making;

  3. Managing a coordinated strategy process for grant acquisition across priority donors. Support the development, writing and submission of quality grant proposals.

  4. Developing and embedding efficient business processes for grants acquisition, including support troubleshootingduring implementation grant funded projects.

  5. Contributing to best practice learning and sharing to accelerate growth in grants.

The Regional Grants Acquisition Specialist proactively targets prioritized funding opportunities that will advance partnering National Office and West Africa Growth Strategy. The position will focus on providing support to priority National Offices (NO): Burkina Faso, Mali, Niger, Chad and Mauritania.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Strategic Resource Development:

  • Support the delivery of regional level initiatives for technical branding and evidence, such as development of key messaging guides, capacity statements, and donor briefs.

  • Utilize donor insights, knowledge of broader development trends, or otherwise leveraging partnership best practices and learning to offer recommendations on win strategies to increase competitiveness for new opportunities.

  • Provide analysis and insights of donor strategies, priorities, and relationship history to inform donor engagement plans at FO and RO level.

  1. Grants Acquisition:

  • Provide strong analysis of donor Calls for Proposals.

  • Lead and ensure proposal are developed based on evidence, at timely manner and with donor alignment; apply timely best practices to the bid preparation process, ensure efficient teamwork, and a quality output.

  • In special circumstances, provide hands-on support/ surge capacity (or identify viable alternative) for grant proposal development, including proposal writing and editing (to be agreed with Regional Grants Acquisition Director on a case-by-case basis).

  • Apply best standards for advancing local partnerships and consortia building; including facilitation of the partner assessment processes

  • As required, document intelligence related to the donor competitive landscape and potential funding opportunities at regional and national level, updating appropriate FO staff to support the resource acquisition efforts.

  1. Donor Engagement

  • Advise on donor relationship, and elevate WV’s profile. Support to foster donor relationships at Regional Level

  • Map and manage donor landscape analysis, plans and meetings; especially with EU, ECHO, 4UN and Bilateral Donors

  • Support networking and participation in relevant meetings at regional and national level

  • Draw upon intelligence and analysis of the funding landscape to recommend opportunities for prepositioning concepts

  1. Knowledge Management

  • Support the Grants Acquisition Director to establish and embed effective tracking and reporting processes, marrying the needs of GC, RO, and FO stakeholders.

  • Track and analyse trends in the institutional funding landscape, effectively communicating key information to FOs and other key stakeholders to inform strategic decision-making.

  • Identify, document and effectively share best practices, critical success factors of strategic breakthroughs, and lessons learned; including guidelines, tools and standards.

  1. Grants Management:

Ensure that GAM systems are in place using adequate tracking tools to support effective grant compliance and support the grant teams and NO staff to understand systems and support compliance

  • Support grants Start-Ups and Closeouts with grant staff and relevant NO staff

  • Support selected staff to maintain the overall “health” of the grant including for instance bi-monthly or monthly basis actual expenditures and compare them with the implementation model, budget requirements and support overall donor regulation compliance requirements (reporting, procurement, hiring, budget monitoring, etc.)

  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the Regional Director RDU

Qualifications:

Essential: Relevant undergraduate degree (e.g. international or development studies; economics; social science disciplines; etc); Desirable: Postgraduate qualifications or relevant technical/vocational studies;

Language:French & English Language Proficiency required

Experience

  • Minimum five years’ experience with government and multilateral organisation’s procedures and regulations;

  • Minimum five years’ experience in successful proposal writing and management of proposal development teams, preferred European and German government donors;

  • Experienced networker with an ability to maintain a good up to date knowledge of the grant opportunities and trends in the humanitarian sector; demonstrable prior successes in grant submissions/tendering

  • Excellent English written and spoken communication skills are essential; German highly desirable. German citizen preferred.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Very strong interpersonal/intercultural skills;

  • Track record of success grant design and win rate, in partner and donor relations;

  • High performance and quality standards;

  • Ability to motivate teams and inspire teamwork; Creativity and logic;

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;

  • Commitment to WVs’ Core Values and Mission Statement and agreement with World Vision’s Christian ethos

Knowledge/Technical Skills

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of project management with government and multilateral agencies grant funded projects and experience of grant compliance procedures for major bilateral (EU, ECHO, FCDO, USAID, GAC, etc.) and multilateral donors.

  • Experienced in leading development of complex Health (WASH, Maternal Child Health), Child Rights & Protection and or Income generation and Livelihoods grant project proposals

  • High performance and quality standards; negotiation skills; ability to motivate teams and inspire teamwork;

  • Relationship building and networking, with experience in working with donors or other business development expertise

  • Strong financial awareness, with the ability to build and interpret complex budgets and financial reporting

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Experience living and working within a humanitarian emergency, response and recovery context and/or working with partners in consortia.

  • Reporting to WARO RDU

  • Not a family post

  • Travel: minimum of 30% International travel as required

Coorporate Services Manager

Job Title: Coorporate Services Manager, WARO

Job location: Senegal/Dakar

Contact type: Local 1

Contract duration : 2+ years

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Corporate services Manager role is to manage and coordinate the administrative process of the 3 offices under World Vision International being West Africa Regional Office, World Vision Senegal & Vision Fund Senegal, noted as “ three entities”, ensuring a high quality service under facilities management and in collaboration with WVI Security Team ensure there is adequate levels of security for the three organizationsassets and staff in compliance with all establish policies and procedures. This role serves as the lead overseer of day to day operations for facilities and administration functions, streamlining standard operating procedures, seeking out process improvements and developing best practices in administration services and facilities management.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. CSM is responsible for setting the direction and providing leadership on the facilities management and administration functions including but not limited to-asset management of the 3 entities, reception and visitor management, management of lease agreements, and budget management under corporate services. Expected results are the provision of high-level customer service to the 3 entities for corporate services solutions. The role will collaborate frequently with all the senior leaders of the 3 entities.

  2. Develop and keep in place efficient administrative systems for an effective functioning of the office, while ensuring that internal and external clients are served with quality

  3. Budget Management: Oversees the Corporate Services budget and adheres to best stewardship practices in line with the annual budget. Performance against budget is monitored ad key financial indicators are tracked. Work towards identifying waste, reduction of cost and implement strategies that promotes good stewardship will be part of this role requirement. Quarterly financial reports will be produced and shared with the 3 entities for accountability purposes.

    Coordinate with finance in order to update, develop and ensure implementation of policies, procedures and processes for the WV Entities that are in line with WVI Finance Manual.

  4. Provide required support to international staff as per IA administration support e.g. Supporting IAs in negotiating lease agreements and during termination of leases and ensuring lease payments for all lease agreements in WV’s name are honored on time(as per the new Shelter and G & S policies).

  5. Supervise and develop the staff under his/her responsibility, while ensuring the achievement of their responsibilities and objectives. Demonstrates Christ centered life and work and prioritize spiritual growth of self and the team being supervised.

  6. Responsible for the security of WV Entities’ assets and also monitor WV's assets through inventories, equipment disposals and “Annual Insurance” for transparent management of WV’s assets

  7. Serve as a link with the legal advisor of the WV Entities, ensuring that all issues (except Labour related) requiring legal support and advice will be handled promptly and in ways that will reduce risks and legal exposure for the organization.

  8. Strengthening implementation of consolidated office facilities management;

  • Offices and amenities facilities well maintained and kept at the best at all times.

  • Conducive working environment

  • No over expenditures under occupancy costs

  • Paying attention to detail and working well in partnership with other stakeholders including REAM department under WVI.

  • Management and booking of meeting rooms

  1. Provide support towards organization of meetings and events. This will relate to support for visas, permits, travel documentation, ticketing and reservations, planning arrival and departures of visitor and staffs. Carries out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned by supervisor.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Professional degree in Business Administration

  • 3 years’ experiences in similar positions

  • Strong interpersonal, motivational and communication skills

  • Self-guided, strong organizational and planning skills

  • Ability to work well under pressure

  • Strong English and French reading writing and speaking skills

  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office, Outlook)

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office - based

People & Culture (HR) Director

WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN NGO CENTERED ON CHILDREN

RECRUITING INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY

POSITION: People & Culture (HR) Director: Grade Level 18

Localisation: Dakar

Number: 01

Type of Contract: Fixed-term full time contract (1 year), Open - ended full time contract after 2 years if you got a good performance

Purpose of the position :

To provide strategic leadership to WV Senegal in the area of people management & organisational development in order to optimize organisational performance, fulfill World Vision’s mission, vision, and core values, and to contribute to the measurable improvement of the well-being of vulnerable children and communities in Senegal.

The P&C Director is primarily responsible for developing and promoting P&C strategy, leadership development and sustainability, staff and organisational well-being, performance and accountability culture, diverse and talented workforce with the right set of mindsets and behaviours, internal and external networking for greater impact and a professional and sustainable P&C function in the organization.

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

The P&C Director is responsible for the direction, coordination, management and evaluation of the human resources functions and activities for the human resources department, in support of the mission, goals and objectives of World Vision Senegal. Additionally, in conjunction with the Senior Leadership Team, the P&C Director serves in a leadership role to provide strategic and technical human resources services and guidance to all parts of World Vision Senegal.

Major Responsibilities:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

20%

Ensuring Strategy development and execution

  • Provide strategic guidance and input to the senior leadership team in the alignment and execution of the National Office Strategy and business plans with Our Promise.

  • Develop and implement the People and Culture (P&C) strategy and business plan in support of and in alignment with country, regional and global strategic priorities.

  • Spearhead the monitoring and reporting of people & culture metrics related to talent acquisition, development, retention, partnering for performance, employee engagement and organisational leadership.

  • Advise and support the National Director and the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) in engagement on critical issues relating to attraction, development, deployment, retention and separation of staff.

  • Serve and contribute as a member of the Crisis Management Team to ensure safety and security of staff. Serve as a member of the National Disaster Management Team, as applicable.

P&C guidance on WV Senegal Strategy alignment, business plan development and execution.

P&C strategy and annual business plan in alignment with global, regional and national strategic priorities.

P&C metrics monitored and reported for efficiency on talent acquisition, development, retention, performance management, employee engagement and organisational leadership.

Active and well-functioning Crisis management and National Disaster management teams with an active participation and contribution from P&C.

15%

Promoting Leadership quality and sustainability

  • Build the capacity, depth and breadth of National Office and Projects leadership to meet the evolving leadership needs, to realise Our Promise and to enable transformational mindsets and behaviours.

  • Identify and nurture globally, regionally and in-country mobile talent to support leadership and career development, succession planning and retention of high potential managers and leaders in fragile and conflict areas and to prepare a pipeline for future leadership for grants.

  • Design and spread head the capacity development of staff to prepare staff to work the required mindset and behaviors in most vulnerable areas

  • Design and execute an orientation and on-boarding strategy that will enable staff to understand Our Promise and its implications on World Vision’s work in different contexts, including fragile and prepare with the right mindset and behaviors to address the needs of grants management

Leadership needs addressed.

Mindset and behaviours transformed to realise Our Promise.

Succession planning and Talent management in place.

Potential successors for core and critical positions and HIPOs for future leadership identified and systematically nurtured.

Staff capacity fully developed with a changed mind-set and behaviours to meet organisational needs.

Orientation strategy in place that helps new staff to understand and align with Our Promise, fragile contexts program and grants management.

15%

Ensuring Staff engagement and well-being

  • Maximise staff well-being to enable staff to embrace the opportunities and challenges in meeting Our Promise. Contextualise, promote and support systems, services and programs for staff well-being.

  • Execute the Our Voice survey and leverage the results to enhance Staff and Organisational Well-being. Together with the senior leadership team, plan and drive measurable improvements in Organisational Leadership, Culture, Agility and Effectiveness.

  • Strengthen the quality of Staff Care and Peer Support interventions especially in fragile, response and conflict areas.

  • Identify the organisational culture gaps and plan culture change interventions to promote leadership and staff mindset & behaviour changes to deliver our promise to the most vulnerable children.

  • Design and execute compensation and benefits strategy, systems and processes in alignment to Our Promise that enable the organisation to attract and retain required staff for fragile contexts;

  • Contextualize international assignment benefits package to suit WV-Senegal National Office strategy and budget

Improved staff well-being.

Contextualised support systems, services and programs for staff well-being.

Our Voice survey executed annually.

Action plans developed and executed on organisational leadership, culture, agility and effectiveness.

Staff care and peer support interventions in fragile, response and conflict areas.

Culture change interventions developed and executed to promote mindset and behaviour changes of staff to deliver Our Promise.

Compensation and benefits strategy, systems and processes in alignment with Our Promise.

10%

Promoting Accountability and performance culture

  • Maximize accountability for Organizational culture, agility, and effectiveness which drives high performance and realization of Our Promise.

  • Lead structure realignment processes to match program requirements, including pre-positioning for emergency responses.

  • Promote a culture of diversity and encourage spiritual development of Christian leaders, promote interfaith principles and values and oneness among Christian and staff of other faith.

  • Spearhead the performance management process, strengthen the quality of performance and promote career conversations in the office.

  • Review and contextualise global and regional P&C Policies to WV Senegal P&C policies for international assignees and national staff and ensure alignment with Country labour laws.

  • Ensure people management risks are identified and the organisation regularly reviews and implements adequate risk mitigation measures for WV Senegal.

  • Provide leadership in educating staff on employee relations and investigations protocol and ensure cases are managed confidentially and promptly.

  • Oversee grievance management, corrective and disciplinary actions in line with organizational policies.

Program Growth, down-sizing and pre-positioning for emergency done well.

Spiritual formation for Christian Leaders. Inter-faith training for all staff.

Culture of diversity and unity visible in the organization.

Partnering for performance management process in place. On-going Performance and career conversations in place at all levels.

Approved IA and National Staff P&C policies, systems and processes in compliance with Senegal labour laws.

Reviewed and updated risk registers. Risk mitigation measures in place

Staff fully aware of Ethics point.

IIM cases are uploaded and managed properly.

10%

Developing Capable and available workforce

  • Spearhead the acquisition and prepositioning of a diverse and talented workforce using work force planning

  • Ensure that the WV Senegal’s recruitment policy, system and processes are well established for acquiring talent with required competencies, mindsets and behaviours required to realise Our Promise.

  • Ensure monitoring and reporting systems for national & international hires are effectively managed.

  • Promote gender diversity through appropriate identification of talent at all levels.

  • Establish a roster system or database to call upon potential talents that were identified in past interviews for consideration in new opportunities.

Work force planning in place.

Effective staff acquisition and retention.

Well-designed recruitment policy, systems and processes to attract HIPOs with the required mind-set and behaviours.

Effective monitoring and reporting systems for IA and National staff recruitments.

Gender and diversity ratio maintained for staff at all levels.

10%

Developing a strategic and professional People & Culture Team

  • Ensure that the People & Culture function has the required capacity, capability, systems, processes, policies and guidelines to drive transformation of mindsets and behaviours and realisation of Our Promise.

  • Promote a customer centric culture in the People & Culture function, ensuring professionalism and accountability in delivering services to staff and leaders.

  • Provide overall leadership and technical support to the P&C team, coaching and mentoring the team through regular meetings, sharing and monitoring individual plans to support professional growth and development.

  • Design efficient P&C systems and processes with a particular focus on process excellence and ensure that Our People is fully operational with accurate and complete information for decision making.

High caliber and professional P&C team.

Effective service delivery of P&C team to all stakeholders.

Regular coaching and mentoring of P&C staff by P&C Director.

Our People system is fully operational with 100% accuracy and effectively utilized.

10%

Promoting external and internal coordination

  • Establish proactive linkages and strategic networks with key International NGOs and other stakeholders at the national and international level for broader impact and also to keep abreast of the ongoing changes in the external environment that affects the fragile context operations.

  • Consistently develop and maintain effective working relationships with Regional P&C, SLT and different departments including field based program managers.

Proactive engagement, improved networking and linkage with INGOs and other stakeholders for information sharing and context awareness.

Improved networking with internal stakeholders at the Regional and National Office level.

10%

Talent Planning

National Offices in the area of Talent Management, staff development, performance management and Organizational Development (OD), In doing so, the incumbent is expected to:

  • Work with the Global Center and the Regional P&C Director in implementing global initiatives that represent the vehicles for achieving the talent agenda for World Vision Senegal;

  • Assess the Senegal context to find opportunities that can be harnessed and articulate it in a talent management strategy to guide the agenda in National office.

WV’s Core Competencies

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Education: Master’s degree in Human Resources Management or related field;

  • Seven (7) years of progressively leadership, responsible management or supervisory level experience in human resources in a complex and progressive human resources environment;

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Professional qualifications in Human Resource Management or Organisational Development (OD) or Leadership Development.

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years of experience in a Senior Human Resources Management position in an international organisation.

  • Experience working in conflict and fragile contexts, as applicable.

  • The candidate should have a personal calling, passion for service.

Additional work experience required as a minimum qualification for this position.

  • Experience working with Senegal and other countries labor laws;

  • Experience in risk management in high risk and sensitive environments.

  • Proven success as a dynamic and empowering leader who possesses a positive attitude to instill a vision for excellence with innovation and creativity.

  • Experience in risk management in high risk and sensitive environments;

  • Effective leadership abilities; strategic thinking, planning and problem solving;

  • Record of initiating change and innovation

  • Superior communication skills, both in written and verbal presentation

  • Effective human relations abilities to effect collaborative alliances and promote teamwork and ensure a high level of internal and external customer satisfaction and engagement.

  • Ability to succeed in a complex environment where decision-making may be diffuse and ambiguous.

  • Proven success in developing a large high performing staff, establishing performance standards, and transitioning staff through organizational change, with an emphasis on the ability to recruit and manage a culturally diverse workforce.

  • A high degree of professionalism and competency dealing with a variety of individuals including, international assignees, senior executives, middle managers and external constituents.

  • Experience in preparing operating and capital budgets;

  • An ability to organize and present data in a concise and easily understood manner, often to professionals and board members.

  • Ability to be recognized as a positive change agent.

  • Conflict management and resolution skills.

License, registration, or certification required to perform this position:

  • HEAT (hostile environment awareness training) and SRMT (security risk management training) or a UN equivalent

  • RDMT Training

  • Enterprise Risk Management Training

  • Staff care and Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) training

  • Certification in trauma counselling or certain basic training in this area

  • Interfaith training

  • MSTC (or similar trainings on context monitoring)

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Visionary thinking and understanding of humanitarian operations in fragile contexts.

  • Proven record of managing people in a diverse cross-cultural and interfaith settings and initiating and implementing organisational change in restricted and fragile contexts.

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

  • Familiarity with INGO international staffing policies and sound knowledge of Regional/ Country labour laws.

  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Highly flexible and agile in style with the ability to produce creative and pragmatic solutions to complex Human Resources problems.

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills and systems thinking.

  • Agile decision making - knowledge for P&C/global policies at hand to facilitate decisions.

  • Personal resilience in the face of complex and evolving contexts.

  • Proven facilitation skills.

  • Team player.

  • Champions and manages innovation.

  • Ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work.

  • External engagement, internal engagement and networking skills.

  • Very good OD and change management skills especially the ability to design and execute OD interventions in a fragile & grants funding context.

Additional work experience preferred for this position.

  • Experience in emergency response scenario planning process.

  • Peer mentoring and coaching from a seasoned leader who has worked in these contexts long enough.

Interpersonal skills

1. Motivate and inspire staff and leadership to work in challenging and high risk areas.

2. Inspire staff commitment to work for the most vulnerable children in war/ conflict zones.

Work Environment:

Complete Travel and/or Work Environment statements if applicable.

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

Process of hiring

Individual interview with a panel.

Application

To apply, you need to send a letter of motivation addressed to the National Director of World Vision Senegal, accompanied by a CV, as following:

Internally, please go to Our People in your ESS in JOBS (Development Actions- Open Position);

Externally, go through the link http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-senegal

Deadline for application: 26th September 2021

Comptable

WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL CHRISTIAN NGO CENTERED ON CHILDREN

RECRUITING INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY

POSITION: Comptable: Grade Level 12

Localisation: (Kaffrine, Kedougou)

Number: 03

Type of Contract: Fixed-term full time contract (1 year), Open - ended full time contract after 2 years if you got a good performance

Purpose of the position :

Assurer avec précision et dans les délais l’enregistrement comptable et préparer les rapports financiers de base (cash book, Bank reconciliation, fixed asset, disbursement and receipts) pour une gestion financière efficace contribuant à l’atteinte des CWBA. Soutenir le coordinateur financier pour l’application des principes et procédures de World Vision

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES :

Responsabilités Majeures

Temps (%)

Défendre les pratiques organisationnelles de protection de l'enfant, notamment ne pas recruter des enfants pour les projets de WV, rapporter les cas d'abus faits par des membres du personnels ou d'autres personnes, etc.

10

Traite tous les paiements dans le respect du système de contrôle interne conformément au budget approuvé et les informations comptables.

15

L’archivage des documents comptables, revue des rapports de dépense des employés (EER) et l’enregistrement des dépenses.

5

Appui à l’élaboration et au suivi du budget

10

Traite mensuellement les salaires et fait le suivi des LDRs

10

Analyse et traite mensuellement les états financiers

15

Met en application les recommandations des audits financiers

5

Informe son supérieur hiérarchique de toute anomalie constatée dans l’application des procédures comptables et des systèmes de contrôle interne susceptibles de troubler la vie de l’organisation.

10

Effectue le rapprochement du GL (General Ledger) du bureau national avec le Global Center

5

Effectue de manière des descentes sur le terrain pour le suivi des chantiers et des activités ; former les organismes communautaires de bases sur les mécanismes de gestion de world vision

10

Fait le suivi des financements dans le cadre des conventions ou protocoles entre World Vison, les communautés rurales, les partenaires des Eglises et missions.

5

Total

100

Autres responsabilités:

  • Exécuter toute autre tâche dans le cadre de la comptabilité.

Qualifications: Formation/Connaissances/Connaissances Techniques et Expériences

Les éléments suivants sont exigés à travers une combinaison de formation formelle, auto-formation, expériences, etc.

Qualification minimum exigée:

BTS en Compta-gestion ou diplôme équivalent

Expérience de 1 à 2 ans

Maitrise de l’outil information et Excel, Word, Sunsystem etc.

Préféré : Bac+3 en compta-gestion ou diplôme équivalent

Environnement et Conditions de travail:

  • Voyage: 5% National

  • Communication téléphonique: 10%

Profil compétences de base WV

Process of hiring

Phase 1: Written tests

Phase 2: Individual interview with a panel.

Application

To apply, you need to send a letter of motivation addressed to the National Director of World Vision Senegal, accompanied by a CV, as following:

Internally, please go to Our People in your ESS in JOBS (Development Actions- Open Position);

Externally, go through the link http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-senegal

Note : Les candidatures féminines sont vivement encourages.

Deadline for application: 23 septembre 2021

Regional Audit Manager, Asia - VisionFund

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

Organisational Background:

World Vision (WV) is a Christian relief, development, and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. One important component of World Vision’s work is microfinance, providing financial services such as credit, savings and insurance to the poor, enabling them to earn increased income, build assets and provide for their families. Numerous studies confirm the strong impact of microfinance on the well-being of children. Studies also show, however, that the integration of microfinance with other development activities can have an even greater impact when compared to either microfinance alone or development activities alone.

WV’s microfinance operations are managed through VisionFund International (VFI), a WV subsidiary.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To lead and direct Global Internal Audit's strategy and vision around risk in the region by partnering with key internal and external stakeholders in fulfilling the requirements the IIA standards and the GIA charter, including taking a key participatory and advisory role at MFI Audit Committee Meetings.

To act as a strategic partner to regional leadership, and MFI Audit Committees around risk management, governance and internal controls. Serve as a consultant to key business leaders to manage risk effectively in order to achieve VFI's objectives.

Lead and manage a team of professional auditors in the region and provide assurance to MFI and VFI management and the VFI Board Audit Committee that controls are adequate to mitigate high and medium risk to the VFI network.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead and manage the internal audit function within the region including directly leading audit assignments and activities of the country auditors by ensuring that risk based audit plans are developed and implemented. This includes coordinating reviews, investigations at the regional level.

Engage in the hiring and management of MFI audit staff.

Assess the level of capacity and provide necessary coaching and training where required of MFI audit staff.

Provide leadership to MFI Internal Audit teams within the region:

  • Recruit, hire, train and directly supervise the MFI Audit Managers. The MFI Audit Managers will report jointly to the RAM and the Chair of the MFI Board Audit Committee.

  • Provide adequate technical oversight to MFI Audit Managers and Internal Auditors in the region.

  • Facilitate the understanding of the role of Internal Auditing at each MFI within the region.

  • Ensure all WVI Internal Audit standards, IIA standards and VFI policies and procedures are followed by each MFI within the region.

Provide a consulting and support role to Regional VFI and MFI management:

  • Monitor and provide advice to regional management on how to minimize significant audit risks and material audit findings by supporting Regional management in identifying areas of strength/best practices as well as weaknesses/areas for improvement in each MFI.

  • Advise the Regional VFI Director on critical issues in MFIs.

  • Provide quarterly reports of audit results and semi-annual trends to regional management as agreed.

  • Network and coordinate with the WVI GC Audit Department and VFI Audit Director regarding audit & internal control issues.

  • Coordinate special audits/investigations in the region as needed. Conduct or arrange to conduct special audits when required to do so.

Oversee and manage monthly and quarterly reporting to MFI Board Audit Committees and VFI by ensuring audit team provides timely reports that are reviewed and delivered within the audit scheduled timeframes established.

Represent VFI Internal Audit as a member of the local MFI Audit Committee, including being contributing members of the Integrity and Protection Hotline and Regional Risk Management committees and meetings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Must have a university diploma or degree in accounting, auditing or similar financial qualification. A graduate degree in Accounting or Management is preferred.

  • Strong accounting and financial management skills required.

  • Experience with non-profit organizations preferred.

  • Must have at least 7 years experience in auditing (external and/or internal auditing) with audit experience of banking institution preferred.

  • Current certification (Certified Public Accountant, Certified Internal Auditor or Chartered Accountant) required.

  • Must be able to travel extensively within the region and internationally, approximately 25-50%.

  • Must have good working knowledge of computerised accounting systems.

  • Must be able to work in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience in managing teams.

  • Must be fluent in English.

  • Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices.

P&C (HR) Readiness Change and Communications Manager

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Develop and implement readiness change and communications strategies to support People & Culture (HR) initiatives, projects and operations that impact the Partnership. In consultation with the Director of P&C Operational effectiveness, conduct analysis of P&C communications mechanisms, advise on improvements to be made, influence P&C leaders to take new/different directions in communications content and style, and develop new/refreshed mechanisms as needed. Lead the P&C intranet (SharePoint) content planning, development and site lead administration. This role will also be responsible for providing communications planning, advice, writing and editing, and P&C branding advice as needed for specified P&C clients - ensuring client needs are met and ensuring that client communications are aligned with overall P&C strategy and communications objectives, Global Communications standards, and World Vision’s strategy.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and implement P&C communications strategies to ensure consistent messaging across P&C.

  • Provide strategic and integrated internal communications direction and support the implementation of the P&C Priorities, as well as the plans, projects and policies to support Our Promise and other Partnership-wide initiatives and projects, initiatives, processes and activities.

  • Plan and oversee production of relative P&C communications.

  • Lead and manage P&C compliance with WV Brand standards and other Global Communications standards and processes. Oversee ongoing development and maintenance of P&C branding, protocols and standards for P&C initiatives and projects.

  • Lead and manage the continued web content development and administration of P&C presence on wvcentral, wvi.org and other websites, internal and external to WV as needed for consistent and integrated communication of P&C-related content.

  • This includes content: for all audiences, for P&C audiences, for all P&C practitioners, for certain groups/team worksites/project worksites, and for specific staff populations. This includes technical web design and development, as well as web content development. It also includes introducing and supporting P&C use of new platforms promoted by WV IT (e.g., MS Teams).

  • Oversee design, development and administration of P&C presence on wvcentral.

  • Executive client engagement regarding P&C website(s) content development and design needs.

  • Determine strategy, business needs, site(s) purpose and functionality and content strategy.

  • Content management and administration of wvcentral home page and primary sub sites (e.g., publish online announcements and newsletters on behalf of P&C).

  • Oversee integrated, coordinated and aligned development of all P&C sub sites ensuring quality, consistency in look & feel, and coordination with particular attention to developing new integrated, service-oriented solutions.

  • Clarify responsibilities of key stakeholders and establish effective governance protocols relative to P&C presence on wvcentral.

  • Ensure maximization of SharePoint functionality in P&C wvcentral sites and integration /compatibility of P&C sites with Our People, other P&C websites and systems, and non-P&C sites (e.g., Security Travel, etc.) as needed to meet P&C business objectives.

  • Ensure, promote wvcentral/SharePoint training for all P&C staff, including additional training for site administrators and content managers so that they can create and manage their own on-line content according to P&C wvcentral protocol/guidelines for website content.

  • Provide communications support for planning/implementing roll-out of each piece, with change management techniques and communications for wvcentral transition, training, and changing how P&C works.

  • Promote user traffic and interaction and ensure production of site traffic analysis and periodic management reports.

  • Manage the updating, sharing and communication of the P&C Rhythm of the Business calendar to create an awareness of the P&C business cycle and to help ensure that P&C Practitioners can prepare and ready themselves according to that cycle

  • Design and develop EMPLOYEE communication programs and materials to facilitate EMPLOYEE awareness of P&C initiatives and projects, and drive desired changes among staff.

  • Recommend optimum channels for communicating People & Culture information to employees.

  • Ensure means by which P&C can listen to staff and key stakeholders and then respond by making appropriate changes.

  • Collaborate with COEs and other functions and department as needed to identify opportunities to collaborate and promote knowledge sharing, as well as troubleshoot shared communications challenges, including but not limited to orchestrating collaboratory channels for the GC P&C community.

  • Lead a team of P&C Communications professionals to engage with internal P&C clients to identify communications needs and to provide communications and change management strategies and actionable plans to support implementation of specific P&C initiatives and projects.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

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

  • Skilled writer, editor.

  • 8 years working in communications or related field, preferable in a global and multi-cultural environment.

  • Ability to work well virtually across multiple streams and multiple regions/geographies.

  • Demonstrated relationship building and consulting skills.

  • Offer input on issues and challenge the status quo/conventional wisdom.

  • Analytical, problem solving and negotiation skills.

  • Strong business acumen.

  • Ability to promote change throughout the organisation.

  • Alignment and integration skills.

  • Technical proficiency in graphic design, photo editing, video editing.

  • HR qualification, training.

  • Project management skills.

  • Technical proficiency in SharePoint (2013) administration and web content development.

  • World Vision experience – knowledge of the organisation.

  • People & Culture - knowledge of People & Culture within World Vision.

  • Communications – knowledge of Global Communications within World Vision.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred:

  • 3-5 years of people management experience.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5-10% of the time.

P&C (HR) Business Partner

*For WV internal applicants only.

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The P&C (HR) Business Partner (BP) plays a crucial role in the execution of the HR Transformation Strategy. Partnering with Client Business Leaders in support of strategic business objectives, the BP advises and coaches executives, managers and employees in all elements of employee life cycle. The BP works collaboratively with P&C Centres of Expertise, the Operational Effectiveness unit and the P&C Executive office to deliver integrated HR solutions, including workforce planning, performance management, talent transformation, management and leadership development, digitalisation, and all issues related to the rhythm of the P&C business.

This position will support WVI senior leaders in aligning people strategies, goals and priorities with Our Promise going further. (S)he will encourage the use of innovative People Management/OD resources, tools and practices to reinforce and positively change beliefs, attitudes, operating models and structure of organizations to facilitate the delivery of Our Promise.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Partner for leaders and client group SLTs:

  • Work as first level consultant with leaders and managers to identify strategic people needs.

  • Acts as a thought partner with leaders and managers to improve people-related priorities in the business unit.

  • Assist leaders and managers with strategic planning and forecasting needs regarding people.

  • Provides assistance and guidance to leaders and managers on the full range of P&C activities associated with the rhythm of P&C business.

  • Act as an initial point of contact and intermediary for leaders and managers in assigned business units.

  • Coach leaders and managers on HR and people management practice.

  • Maintain current understanding of the client’s department, strategy, people-related issues by becoming valuable member of client's leadership team.

Change Agent for client groups, advising leaders on all aspects of organisational development involving:

  • Collaborate with leaders and managers to design organizational structures, job roles.

  • Function as HR lead for leaders and managers going through organizational restructures.

  • Evaluate the impact of proposed changes on employees, and manage change to minimize disruption to the business.

  • Advise leaders and managers on the need for, development and ongoing changes of the department's people plan.

  • Actively partner with leaders and managers and work with them to collaboratively identify practice improvement.

Employee Champion acting as a single point of contact and intermediary for employees, leaders and managers in assigned business units.

  • Directing employees to P&C Helpdesk and P&C Generalist Services in Effectiveness Unit as appropriate. Handling employee issues that are escalated from the P&C Help Desk.

  • Provides guidance, counselling, and training to executives on employee relations issues.

  • Assist leaders and managers with issues related in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, and other HR topics.

  • Occasionally investigates and recommends solutions to employee relations issues in a quick and efficient manner.

Functional Expert who works to:

  • Maintain current understanding of the client’s department, strategy, people related issues by becoming valuable member of client's leadership team.

  • Maintain a current knowledge of legislation and regulation that relate to HR issues, and collaborate with office of CPO in developing appropriate policies and procedures.

  • Collaborate with other P&C teams on cross-functional HR initiatives that support current and future business strategies.

  • Coordinate with Operational Effectiveness unit to discuss/collaborate on operational P&C issues that have arisen in client groups.

  • Communicates regularly with the Centres of Expertise to collaborate on issues related to client groups and give feedback on rhythm of business and P&C priority issues.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Five to eight years’ experience in HR Business Partnering or related high level specialist role.

  • Strong consultation skills and experience influencing and interacting with senior leaders.

  • Outstanding people and client relationship skills. Proficient in coaching, mediating, influencing, facilitation, presentation, communication, analysis, and problem solving.

  • Bachelor degree from a college or university and four or more years of related human resources experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Preferred:

  • Professional certificate in HR/OD/ Management.

  • Strong business acumen in multi-national environment.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Willingness to travel up to 10% of the time.

Data Analytics Audit Manager, VisionFund

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this position is to lead on the application and utilization of robust Data Analytics across VFI and to project manage the implementation and roll out of a Continuous Auditing program in VFI Global Centre and across our network of Microfinance institutions.

The successful candidate will work under the guidance of the VisionFund International (VFI) Global Director of Internal Audit, to perform the following tasks:

  • Develops and enhances a suite of queries for interrogation of key data sets, including loan portfolio data but in future looking to expand into other business data sets.

  • Leads on production of regular monthly analytics for all MFIs in Global Centre, based on data from BankBI, our central warehouse of operational and financial performance data.

  • Project manages the VFI Continuous Auditing project, supervising the rollout of IDEA software to all MFIs and and the adoption of regular monthly analytics on portfolio data from Core banking Systems in the MFI.

  • Provides training and supervision to IA staff who are conducting data analytics in the MFIs.

  • Keeps abreast of current developments in the auditing profession and changes in regulation.

  • Recommending changes to VFI Internal Audit procedures and tools based on knowledge gained through analysis.

The incumbent will also be instrumental in developing Internal Audit Management Information and thus, the position is responsible and accountable for:

  • Oversight of the regular quarterly follow-up process for GC and MFI audit recommendations.

  • Production of enhanced Management Information for Internal Audit and relevant data to support reporting to board and management.

  • Effective engagement and collaboration with clients.

  • Persuasive and timely communication of risks to VisionFund management.

  • Promoting a Christ-centered environment in the Internal Audit team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develops and enhances a suite of queries for interrogation of key data sets, including loan portfolio data but in future looking to expand into other business data sets.

  • Leads on production of regular monthly analytics reporting for all MFIs in Global Centre, based on data from BankBI, our central warehouse of operational and financial performance data.

  • Project manages the VFI Continuous Auditing project, supervising the rollout of IDEA software to all MFIs and the adoption of regular monthly analytics and reporting on portfolio data from Core banking Systems in the MFI.

  • Provides training and supervision to IA staff who are conducting data analytics in the MFIs.

  • Keeps abreast of current developments in the auditing profession and changes in regulation.

  • Recommending changes to VFI Internal Audit procedures and tools based on knowledge gained through analysis.

  • Oversight of the regular quarterly follow-up process for GC and MFI audit recommendations.

  • Production of enhanced Management Information for Internal Audit and relevant data to support reporting to board and management.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.

  • 5-years professional experience in investigation, auditing, analytics or related field.

  • CPA (Certified Public Accountant) or CIA (Certified Internal Auditor) or CA (Chartered Accountant) or CISA or other relevant qualification.

  • Excellent analytical, and communication skills.

  • At least five years of Internal Audit, Investigations or Analytical experience necessary.

  • High degree of competency using technology and working with data. In particular, experience of working with data extraction and interrogation software, such as IDEA or ACL or similar.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in the English language.

  • Spanish or French would be an advantage, but not essential.

Preferred:

  • Good understanding of microfinance and/ or banking operations.

  • Significant experience in Data Analytics.

  • Fluency in English.

  • Knowledge of the VisionFund business and systems is an added advantage.

  • Fluency in French or Spanish.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Although a high degree of travel is not anticipated for this role, the position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20 percent of the time.

Senior Humanitarian WASH Advisor

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Lead WV Disaster Management thinking and work in promoting and understanding of humanitarian water, sanitation and hygiene promotion (WASH) issues, principles, policy and practice – including integrated WASH programming for fragile, urban and displacement contexts and during outbreaks. Lead the WASH component of integrated programming and linking sectors including food security, nutrition, child protection, health, and MHPSS.

Will be available to deployment for up to 3 month periods to provide technical leadership on the ground and remotely to start up new and strengthen ongoing humanitarian responses in rapid and protracted crisis. Lead in the preparation of disaster preparedness in managing prepositioned WASH items in the Dubai warehouse and other identified locations.

Strengthen humanitarian WASH capacity in WV and partner organizations through training, development and dissemination of resources, and mentoring of field-based staff. Facilitate and lead WASH in Emergency capacity building blended learning program, managing the online ecampus portal activities as well as face to face trainings and mentoring RDMT WASH staff.

Act as focal point in WVI on humanitarian WASH issues for GC Disaster Management, the Partnership WASH team and sector fragile contexts working groups; WASH and innovation donors; UN Agencies including WHO, UNICEF, UNHCR, and WFP and supporting with the coordination bodies for WASH, academic and research institutions, and WASH organizations etc. to position WVI as a credible actor and partner.

Provide field-based emergency WASH technical project management, advice and capacity through deployment during humanitarian and protracted crisis in addition to reviewing proposals that include humanitarian WASH in close collaboration with Regional and National GAM units.

Contribute to improving global humanitarian WASH policy, practice and resources through quality analysis, dialogue and documentation and dissemination of field-based research /practice.

Lead thinking on integration of WASH with other sectors for greater outcomes and WASH components of disease outbreak response, NFI and commodity distribution and use of cash.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Humanitarian response and technical support 50%

Provide sector leadership and management of timely and appropriate humanitarian WASH and related activities. This will include the following:

  • Oversee the inclusion of WASH and disease outbreak questions in assessments to identify a robust WASH package for the response, as a standalone program and/or integrated into child protection in humanitarian action, health and nutrition or livelihoods & food security programs.

  • Lead the design and implementation of WASH programs and ensure monitoring of frameworks are understood and effective in meeting WASH needs of affected populations.

  • Strategically engage with donors and other partners in a humanitarian response to ensure that WV is positioned as a viable partner for WASH programs.

  • Manage WASH programs including associated project staff and promote technical excellence in the application of minimum standards including core humanitarian standards, Sphere, Inter Agency Standing Committee (IASC) guidelines and ensure cross cutting themes are incorporated into design.

  • Ensure that WASH is integrated in all programming in humanitarian responses by working with Program Officers and other Sector leads.

  • Lead discussions on Emergency Response Fund (ERF) and Humanitarian Response Plan (HRP) process to strengthen financial portfolio supporting WASH in early stages of emergency.

  • Manage and guide the budgeting processes for WASH during the design and program implementation in close coordination with finance.

  • Develop key messaging in responses for media and operational teams as related to WASH and disease outbreak.

  • Lead in recruitment process for WASH qualified local and expatriate staff to implement WASH or integrated programmes.

  • As a member of the response operations team, participate in all operations meetings and update the response leadership on issues and key actions related to WASH.

  • Represent WV at key coordination forums in the field such as within the technical WASH clusters or working groups and/or national, local government and civil society planning meetings.

  • Ensure that WV’s work and plans are well articulated and included in all reports including 4Ws.

  • Document and share lessons learned, best practice and experiences from deployment back to partnership and externally when relevant to influence policy and future programming.

Capacity building and Talent Pool Management 20%

  • Ensure humanitarian WASH competencies are identified and transferred across the organisation and develop capacity building options to ensure skill transfer, capacity building and the implementation of evidence-based WASH interventions/programs.

  • Develop blended learning and capacity building curriculum WASH in emergencies, and integration of cash and other modalities including MHPSS.

  • Facilitate training opportunities for relevant staff and/or interagency partners with a special focus on Regional Disaster Management Teams, TSO and sector leads.

  • Validate and manage of the WASH profiles for deployment pool.

  • Lead the adaption of core WASH project model/ framework for emergencies and fragile contexts.

  • Working with partnership sector teams to find linkages within the core project models to include appropriate humanitarian WASH interventions and skills.

  • Develop guidance notes and training materials as appropriate for NO, RO and GC.

Strategy development and Evidence base 15%

  • Lead the processes of conducting technical analysis, development and implementation of research for best practice humanitarian WASH interventions and applications to humanitarian projects.

  • Through collaborating with technical specialists to identify successful evidence-based humanitarian WASH programs for adaption in context appropriate programs in partnership with global, regional and local health agencies.

  • Lead high-quality reviews, analyses and reports and/or secondary research on the application of WASH initiatives and practices in programming.

  • Develop systems and reporting mechanisms for disease and water quality surveillance, field investigations, real time evaluation and post project evaluations to test the effectiveness and impact of WASH initiatives and practices.

Networking and partnerships 15%

  • Represent the organization effectively in key forums (Global and regional working groups, UN and academic forum and other WASH related organizations) and build and maintain these networks.

  • Oversee humanitarian WASH inputs shared through the WV partnership DM, WASH team and health team and the appropriate WASH -based IG.

  • With the WASH CoP, engage with FO, RO and SO to share best practices from internal and external groups, during and post responses. Active participation in CoP meetings.

  • Active participating in WASH business team to represent DM WASH issues.

  • Participation in Global Forums to disseminate this information e.g. international and regional conferences, CoP meetings.

  • Being WVI representative on global humanitarian WASH working groups and clusters.

  • Development of partnerships with organizations and agencies to fund and implement WASH or integrated programs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • At least 8 years in international humanitarian leadership and involvement in assessment, design, monitoring, evaluation and project management.

  • Proven capacity to establish water sanitation and hygiene programs in all stages of the emergency.

  • Proven ability in programme design and management including assessments, reviewing and writing grants, and evaluation.

  • Proven ability in capacity building including training.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of the UN humanitarian reform and cluster system, institution of the UN system and policies and guidelines related to humanitarian affairs.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of current humanitarian discourse and research in the area of humanitarian WASH, including sound knowledge and understanding of how to use and implement the IASC WASH cluster guidelines.

  • Strong understanding of context and conflict issues in complex humanitarian emergencies.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and facilitating training across different cultures and language contexts.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead rigorous research design, implementation, data analysis and reporting, including knowledge of quantitative (statistical) and qualitative research methodologies/analyses.

  • Proven track record in humanitarian WASH operations.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of working cross culturally and working with diversity and ensuring inclusion is part of program work and research.

  • Demonstrated ability to participate in technical dialogues with relevant stakeholders, including government officials and global WASH networks.

  • Understanding of donor requirements and completion of humanitarian funding and grants proposals.

  • Understanding and ability to set up contracts and review tenders.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Post graduate qualifications in Civil Engineering , Environmental Engineering, public health engineering and/or international development or related fields.

  • Detailed knowledge of current approaches to design and construction of small, medium and large scale community water and sanitation facilities in complex humanitarian emergency., with experience in assessing water, sanitation and hygiene promotion/public needs/actions in either a conflict/complex humanitarian emergency.

  • Knowledge of the theory and practice of hygiene promotion and the relationship between WASH design and disease transmission dynamics including child and maternal mortality. In particular, demographic and major and minor population health morbidity and mortality, the aetiology of diarrhoeal disease, arboviral (VBDs) infections, respiratory infections and WASH’s role in the management of chronic/acute malnutrition and HIV in disease management.

  • Knowledge of Behaviour Analysis.

  • Experience in managing diverse teams.

  • Ability to manage multiple grants.

  • Training qualification.

  • Professional experience in using community engagement practices for the assessment, design and implementation monitoring and evaluation of water, sanitation and health promotion/hygiene projects/programs.

  • Demonstrated experience in working closely within a team, collaboration, or group to analyse and implement WASH programs in local community settings.

  • Demonstrated experience in professional writing on disease modelling, analysis of public health practice or management including sector analysis, problem –identification and problem-solving actions.

  • Demonstrated experience of working with gender, diversity and inclusion.

  • Experience preparing advocacy briefs and fundraising for WASH programs.

  • Completed hostile environment or security training.

Work Environment / Travel:

  • Travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time for deployments (up to 3 months) and technical support additional travel for meetings and coordination.

  • Ability to work and live in harsh situations with limited support and facilities and possible hostile environments.

Sponsorship Content Programme Manager

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in the Asia Pacific Region (incl. Australia) where WVI is registered to operate.

*For WV internal production team applicants only.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The purpose of this position is strategic and production management; to lead the delivery of the child sponsorship sponsor engagement features, across 54 field office cultures, reaching 2.7m child sponsors in 21 nations two-three times per year, within World Vision’s $1bn Child Sponsorship line of business.

The Senior Manager, Child Sponsorship Content Team works virtually with an international team in different countries around the world, and face-to-face (when safe to do so) with a team of permanent and temporary staff based in Manila, Philippines. They will work with team members across program management, production operations, project management, and quality assurance and analytics - with a total programme budget amounting to nearly USD$1m. The role importantly advocates for industry best practices in business efficiency processes and approaches, applying continuous improvement methodologies, and periodically evaluating emerging technologies and external services to affirm the integrity of the business case for global sponsor engagement production services, balancing cost and risk management.

The position is accountable for a small set of direct reports, budget/cost management, vendor relationships and management, continuous process and content.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic & Operational Planning:

  • Develops strategic objectives and annual plans as part of the partnership-wide goals for Sponsorship features with input from Child Sponsorship Content Director, and other partnership stakeholders.

  • Defines strategic production choices and recommends sequencing and pacing towards improved quality production delivery year on year.

  • Creates environment for direct staff team and cross-functional partners to effectively plan and execute on all production content features, working especially with NO Coordination Team and Field Engagement Team.

  • Partners effectively with Directors of Child Sponsorship Content and Child Sponsorship Experience for all sponsor engagement feature business requirements and quality definitions.

  • Actively contributes to the future state sponsor experience ideation and innovation plans to surprise and delight our sponsors.

Programme & Project Management:

  • Leads a complete operations programme management view of all planned production services in any FY, showing milestones and dependencies on other services.

  • Ensures systematic programme and project tracking and reporting are upheld as required by the Senior Director and other stakeholders – assuring consistent accountability to key milestones and interdependencies.

  • Effectively monitors and manages timeliness, performance, costs and budgets of the overall operations programme and individual projects within.

  • Negotiates successful alternative plans as appropriate to keep the overall goals and deliverables on course.

Quality Assurance & Continuous Improvement:

  • Defines and manages criteria for the total quality management of global production services content, to ensure quality assurance processes and enabling systems are embedded as a work priority and philosophy.

  • Creates, inspires and fosters an ongoing environment and culture for continuous improvement of all production services and processes to occur, bringing both field and market facing stakeholders together to prioritize and agree best improvements.

  • Defines and produces analytics, measurements and regular reporting that demonstrates quality assurance of global production services.

  • Evaluates emerging technologies and external services to affirm the integrity of the business case for global sponsor engagement production services, balancing cost and risk management, as well assuring continuous process efficiency and quality improvement.

  • Leads and designs recommended organizational capability developments with cross-functional partners to ensure continuous process efficiency and feature improvement.

  • Lead/collaborate with and contribute to continuous improvement and innovation development testing and scaling plans with internal partners (e.g. centralized printing, data digitization).

Vendor Management & Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Leads the selection and management of external vendors and consultants to provide essential outsourced services that are suitable quality, cost effective and timely to meet the overall operational programme plan.

  • Leads the development and management of internal communications to ensure transparent operational management communications.

  • Leads and provides proactive engagement and regular reporting with Child Sponsorship Leadership Team.

  • Participate in internal and external networks as a contributor, learner, and / or collaborator in order to assure strong linkages with interdependent initiatives.

Team Leadership, Management & Development:

  • Manage any direct reports to effectively deliver on the annual objectives, plans and projects.

  • Set performance agreements and manage with ongoing review and feedback including adjustments as required.

  • Support in their development including continual updating of knowledge and skills with industry best practices and analytical/workflow tools.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Extensive experience in program and operational management of complex end to end processes requiring influence on multiple indirect staff teams.

  • Extensive international experience in working across cultures and within complex organizational structures.

  • Ability to understand oragnisational goals and bring phased and interdependent change to achieve them

  • Ability to see the larger picture and also analyse details

  • Experience and skills in risk management and mitigation

  • Degree in business administration, IT, program management or related field or extensive equivalent experience.

  • Demonstrated success in strategic leadership and planning in production or operations with process or product improvement in a global organization with complex organisational structure/relationships.

  • Proven understanding of IT systems and processes.

  • Demonstrated expertise in building effective work relationships with both local and dispersed colleagues, and ability to manage and lead horizontally across the organization.

  • Critical thinking and capability of generating consistently accurate and useful information to inform strategic planning and decisions.

  • Intermediate to advanced annual strategic and financial planning experience, including monthly reporting against plans, highlighting risks or issues to timelines, budgets and dependencies

  • Ability to effectively communicate with many different functions, cultures and levels in the organisation (orally and in writing). High fluency in written/spoken English.

  • A broad understanding of non-profit operations and commitment to World Vision´s objectives, ethos, core ministries, Mission Statement and Core Values is mandatory.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong analytical skills, catalyst for improvement and innovation, problem solving involving multiple disciplines.

  • Broad knowledge of child sponsorship and development programming, preferably with World Vision.

  • Flexible and willing to travel per World Vision policy, when safe to do so

  • Project management certification.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% of the time, when safe to do so.

Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Justice

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Justice will provide analysis of trends and opportunities in relation to how the needs and rights of children can and should be addressed through various forms of funding from global, regional and national level sources, debt relief, taxation and private capital. This analysis will be used to develop recommendations for child focused policy action in regard to all forms of development financing in support of the Sustainable Development Goals, and, as such, World Vision’s Global Impact Framework. This analysis will support Advocacy & External Engagement (A&EE) advocacy objectives for the Global Campaign, the 2030 Agenda, as well as objectives of Support Offices (SOs) in relation to Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Regional Offices (ROs)/Field Offices (FOs) regarding domestic resource mobilization/public financing.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Analysis of and reports developed on Official Development Assistance (ODA), taxation/public financing, private sector investment and other forms of Financing for Development (FfD) and their impact on the financing of child focused policies. Develops policy positions and products that relate to the achievement of child related SDGs and WV child well-being objectives.

  • Represent World Vision, and/or support representation of World Vision leaders at priority external forums, events, networks and with priority stakeholders to promote agreed policy positions.

  • Lead and collaborate with SO, RO and FO colleagues on research and policy development on FfD. Creates a process to engage SOs on ODA focused work.

  • In conjunction with the Local to Global team (A&EE), works with the Centre of Excellence to support country level budget focused advocacy. Builds FOs capacity in conducting country level analysis; supports “translation” of global FfD policy positions for use at national level.

  • Collaborate with select partners and coalitions on this agenda. For example, work with the World Bank relationship manager to develop a plan to become more engaged with World Bank as a Tier 1 stakeholder.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree in economics, international development, political science or related focus.

  • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in policy, research, government relations/external engagement, or other specific field relevant to this role and World Vision’s work.

  • Strong experience and skills in research and analysis.

  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.

  • Strong experience in the NGO/civil society sector and/or with multilateral organizations (World Bank, IMF, etc.)

  • English fluency.

  • Second language strong asset (esp. Spanish, French).

Preferred:

  • Strong knowledge and professional experience working on Financing for Development issues and trends; strong understanding of policy development and influence processes with governments and international agencies from a civil society perspective.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Travel after Covid restrictions- 10-15%.

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