Development Facilitator-Khovd AP Manhan soum

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Job title: Development Facilitator – Khovd AP

Location: Zereg and Mankhan soum, Khovd province, Mongolia

Full/Part time: Full-Time

Fixed term/Temporary: Fixed term

Deadline for application: January 18, 2021

PURPOSE OF POSITION

A development facilitator works within communities to enable mutual transformation in the lives of children, families, supporters, partners and WV staff themselves.

The purpose of the Development Facilitator is to serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the emergence and strengthening of community-led initiatives to improve and sustain the well-being of children and their families.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure effective communication about World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values and our approach to development. This includes child sponsorship as integrated within broader community engagement process

  • Develop and maintain a strong understanding of the local context, including government perspectives and plans, ensuring all voices are heard, especially those of children and youth, including the most vulnerable

  • Support critical awareness in community’s response to the well-being of children and other vulnerable groups and ensure participation of these groups in community development processes

  • Facilitate effective working relationships between local stakeholder groups and between local partners and others outside the area

  • Identify new partners within and outside the community, identify how these partners can work together towards shared priorities for child well-being

  • Mobilize and support the creation, mobilization and strengthening of community groups and key stakeholders which catalyze community engagement to improve child well-being

  • Facilitate and support key community meetings/workshops designed to explore and identify key priorities for child well-being

  • Lead local planning process ensuring Critical Paths of WV’s development program approach

  • Support local level partners to identify needs and underlying causes; and recognizing local assets and resources which could support them in meeting these needs, mobilize these in program implementation

  • Ensure primary focus area plans in the creation of annual area programme plans

  • Lead implementation of technical programmes within the allocated primary focus area within the stipulated time and ensure proper budget utilization and its spending in accordance with WV policies, standards and procedures

  • Address vulnerability and gender based issues, ensure Christian commitment, child protection, environment and conflict resolution are mainstreamed within WV initiatives in their assigned communities.

  • Regular reflections are conducted with the stakeholders and within ADP team and ensure learning is addressed during next planning and implementation

  • Intentional and continuous monitoring of the project impact and contribute to analysis and interpretation of monitoring data

  • Facilitate the setting up of monitoring processes and indicators with partners and community for shared / micro projects

  • Document and submit progress, learning, challenges, story of significant changes through community reflection, into monthly, semi-annual and annual reports to relevant management and donors.

  • Build close relationships and actively learn within partner communities, through home visits, immersion in communities and with host families, attend community social events, etc.

  • Work with stakeholders in a range of different development relationships towards the well-being of children in the communities

  • Facilitate formation and ongoing capacity building of new and existing partners for holistic sustainable development

  • Undertake social networks analysis in order to understand the functions various stakeholders fulfill, power dynamics, potential for partnership and capacity building needs.

  • Train and coach partner local groups on appropriate skills and self-assessment methods to build their capacity for management of local initiatives.

  • Identify and engage relevant capacity building support from technical experts in WV and in partner agencies, as required

  • To enhance effective and efficient utilization of resources and maintain high standards of stewardship and accountability

  • To ensure program accountability and sustainability drivers throughout program implementation

  • Communicate WV’s mission, values and identity in appropriate manner to all relevant stakeholders, including community people, local authorities and other NGOs.

  • Apply continuous learning in work situations & reflect on the impact on performance

  • Act in accordance with WV policies & protocols in relation to children at all time

  • Increase self-development for task performance through training, experience shared, exposure visit, lessons learned, etc.

  • Contribute to ongoing reflection & learning within the team to improve program performance

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

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

  • Bachelor degree in Social science and development or other related field

  • Strong understanding of community led-development work and facilitation

  • Preference for good written and oral communication skills in English

  • At least 3 years of experience on community development and project management

  • Good team player and team work skills

  • Strong organizational skill and attention to detail

  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and research skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly with a range of actors of diverse backgrounds

  • Commitment to ethos, core value and mission statement of World Vision Mongolia

Please send the below documents to [email protected]

  • CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Application From

  • Copy of Diploma(s)

  • Copy of ID card

Address: 4th floor, Somang Plaza Building, 13 khoroolol, 15th khoroo, Bayanzurkh District.

Phone: 70155323 – 124, 125 and 128

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for further process.

Faith and Development Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The purpose of the position is to support World Vision International Mongolia in practically living out and consistently communicating our Christian faith and calling with boldness and humility. In application, it will serve to support the principles and approaches delineated in the Partnership Policy on Witness to Jesus Christ and Partnership Policy on Partnerships with Churches. Integration of faith considerations into all programmes in support of child well-being (design, monitoring & evaluation and budgeting). Strategic partnering with churches and faith-based organisations (FBOS) for holistic ministry and Equipping employees to understand, articulate and live out WV's Christian faith and calling as appropriate to their context Consistent and clear communication of our Christian identity and mission, with messaging adapted for different audiences.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategy, Planning, and alignment

  • Lead the implementation WVI Strategic imperative1 `sharing the Christian faith with boldness and humility` in the World Vision Mongolia office. Responsible for Faith and Development in technical programming at the target areas with local government units, Community based Organizations community, inter-agency network, faith based organizations, churches and other stakeholders.

  • Lead the Faith based partners engagement in National and local level.

  • Manage and deliver the staff capacity building trainings of Channels of Hope (CoH), Spiritual nurture of children (SNC), Celebrating Families (CF), Mission Immersion Program (MIP), Empowering World View (EWV) tools.

  • Provide spiritual leadership in the implementation of strategy and key technical sector priorities for World Vision International Mongolia, including input into the national annual business plan, and support of annual implementation plans for the Faith and development in Area Programs.

Faith & Development evidence based programs

  • Lead effective monitoring at project target areas and collates & supply monitoring data to Integrated Programs Director and World Vision technical programs Manage and ensure that all World Vision International Mongolia program interventions have a strong faith and development evidence base and that all activities are in line with World Vision partnership.

  • Continue to advocate for World Vision International Program Quality and Effectiveness Standards both internally and externally, and ensure that WVI standards are met.

  • Ensure that frontline staff have sufficient support and a sound understanding of the Faith and development related to WVIM.

  • Assure proper integration and team synergy between Integrated Programs teams, sector Specialists/advisors, provincial team leaders, and Operations staff.

External engagement and networking

  • Maintain strategic and effective partnership with key faith communities, faith based organizations INGOs for improving the well-being of children especially the most vulnerable.

  • Build a relationship with churches and Civil Society organizations at the strategic level to be more platform organization and to achieve advocacy messaging and objectives.

  • Participate in relevant regional and international networks, working groups, workshops, and meetings. Contribute to those forums with WVIM faith and development perspectives, learnings, and best practices.

Staff spiritual Nurture

  • Lead and follow up devotional and weekly chapel and support the spiritual development and provide spiritual nurture to all staff

  • Lead Day of Prayer and Christmas Celebration.

  • Ensures staff and partners understand WV safeguarding & anti-corruption policies.

  • Demonstrate understanding of and commitment to World Vision’s Vision, Mission and Core Values in the approach to work and relationships

  • Build a trusted relationship with WVIM Teams and provide support spiritual and leadership

  • Show servant leadership principles in leading her teams and working with other teams;

  • Life balance in own and team members lives

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

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

Education

  • A Bachelor degree or Master degree in the field of Public relations and Social Sciences and Theology

  • Good English speaking and writing

  • Proven experience as a team player

Experience

  • Spiritual leadership experience in the church ministry and development fields (at least 2-3 years)

  • Relevant experience of project implementation, or social development experience in the field is preferable

Knowledge and Skills

  • Good understanding of country context, development concepts, and sectors

  • Proven partnership skills in engaging key internal and external stakeholders including communities and children

  • Strong analytical skills Effective communication skills

  • Strong organizing and facilitation skills

  • Demonstrated collaboration and team building skills

  • Compassion and commitment to ending poverty for the world’s most vulnerable children and their families

  • Understanding of and commitment to World Vision Core Values

Work Environment

  • Handling work with minimum manpower and lesser time 

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

Please send the below documents to [email protected]

  • CV

  • Cover Letter

  • Application From

  • Copy of Diploma(s)

  • Copy of ID card

Procurement Solutions Centre Director

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

*For WV internal applicants only.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Procurement Solutions Centre Director (PSC) will develop and implement strategy for, and lead the global Procurement/Supply Chain function for the organization to optimize the delivery of products and services through strategic sourcing and category management. The PSC Director will co-lead all Regional Supply Chain Directors and indirectly lead the Supply Chain function for National Offices. This will include recruitment, performance management, talent development and operational priorities and execution. This position also supervises the Global Center Buyers, and the Global Grant and Supply Chain Compliance Director, and connected functions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and execute the global Procurement strategy including strategic sourcing, category management, and procurement risk management.

  • Manage vendor and stakeholder relationships, including contract negotiations and performance.

  • Partner and collaborate with the ProVision team to optimize functionality of processes and tools.

  • Lead and manage GC buyers and staff to be accountable for effective and efficient delivery of goods/services at the best possible prices.

  • Negotiate contracts and monitor vendor performance.

  • Lead annual procurement planning process with GC and field stakeholders. Provide market analysis and advise to stakeholders for effective decision-making.

  • Lead and manage the Global Grant and Supply Chain Compliance Director and function.

  • Co-lead and manage with the Regional SDOs the six Regional Supply Chain Directors, to deliver on the Supply Chain strategies that support global field operations.

  • Develop and implement Supply Chain standards, performance metrics/KPI's, and strategy.

  • Identify and implement continuous improvements to simplify processes and drive operational excellence.

  • Build capacity and bench strength of the global supply chain function.

  • Identify and track key performance indicators and operational targets for GC and Field procurement that align with leadership expectations and goals, including but not limited spend analysis, negotiated savings, on-time payments, etc.

  • Develop and deliver dashboard reporting tool for leadership showing progress against goals.

  • Develop, implement and manage annual global Procurement budgets and cost recovery targets (procurement fee).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Masters' degree in supply chain management, business administration or comparable experience required.

  • Professional certificate in purchasing, transportation and/or logistics and current member of CSCMP, CILT, CAPS or CIPS strongly preferred.

  • Proficiency in contract negotiations, audit procedures, legal regulations. Basic understanding of accounting principles.

  • Budgeting and cost center management, including forecasting and cost recovery.

  • 15 years experience in sourcing, supply chain management or comparable field.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in complex and multi-faceted work environment.

  • Able to lead a virtual and/or matrix team effectively.

  • Expertise in developing and implementing a global procurement strategy.

  • Clear conceptual and critical thinker who can convert ideas into outcomes.

  • Master negotiator.

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.

  • Project Management.

  • Fluent in English (written and oral).

  • Additional language desired, but not required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Lean-Six Sigma training or certification preferred but not required. Project Management certification preferred but not required.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • May to travel up to 25-30% domestically and internationally.

  • Capacity to work from home, requiring flexibility in working hours over a range of WV timezones, and to do so effectively.

Director of Global Compliance

*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:

In connection with the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) group, this position provides leadership for the WVI global compliance function. The Director will be expected to understand and evaluate WVI’s unique organizational environment, and apply a deep understanding of technical compliance principles to establish a recently developed function that will deliver an effective organization-wide compliance program. To accomplish these goals, the Director will need to possess a strong understanding of compliance best practices, and be able to exhibit creativity and strategic thinking in designing and implementing a framework that will enable the organization to effectively identify and manage its

internal and external requirements. The Director will be expected to act as a champion for fostering a culture of compliance in the organization. In particular, challenging existing negative perceptions of the compliance field, and demonstrating the benefits and value that a compliance practice can bring to WVI. This will include driving adherence to policy management standards, chairing the policy oversight committee, and advising stakeholders on policy development and revision. This role will also advise and support mandatory employee compliance training programmes ensuring a high degree of quality. This role will lead and support a network of Compliance Champions throughout the

organization who will act as focal points for their individual offices in leading the implementation and maintenance of local compliance functions and a compliance framework and monitoring tool.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Chair the policy coordination committee and act as a subject matter expert on policy management standards to ensure existing and new policies are in alignment.

  • Partner with a wide range of stakeholders and policy owners to advise on policy management and development best practices.

  • Maintain a network of partners and compliance champions throughout the organization to implement and support the Field Office Compliance Framework and monitoring tool.

  • Act in an advisory capacity to ensure employee training programmes and communications are effective at educating employees on expected behaviours.

  • Develop and deliver regular reporting to senior leadership and/or the Board on the effectiveness of the compliance program, highlighting any significant gaps requiring intervention.

  • Within the context of NGO Compliance practitioners and networking groups, act as a leader in developing sharing innovative best practices in place in World Vision.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor degree in finance, business, project management, security or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of work experience leading a compliance programme or related function.

  • Membership in a global compliance institute/organization.

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience in developing and implementing strategies that produce results.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in setting strategic goals, measures of success and priorities.

  • Ability to understand and align cross-functional strategic priorities.

  • Knowledge and experience in managing a compliance function.

  • Ability to effectively engage with executive level management in championing compliance and implementing it as relatively new discipline in the organization.

  • Experience in managing stakeholders and business units to achieve results.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Externally recognized compliance certification or qualification preferred.

  • International and/or prior experience working with an INGO.

Work Environment/Travel:

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