*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.
*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.
*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.
World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.
If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.
If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.
Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:
5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.
Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.
Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.
Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.
Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.
Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.
English proficiency; written and verbal.
Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.
Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.
Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.
When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.
Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):
Programmes Strategy & Development Director
Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):
Communication and External Engagement Manager
Human Resources Manager
Support Services Manager
Information Management Manager
Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager
Grant Acquisition and Management Manager
Cash Programming Manager/Specialist
Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist
Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist
Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist
Child Protection ManManager/Specialist
Records Management Assistant
Purpose of the position:
To facilitate the Finance Group in maintaining proper records and filing.
Maintain proper and accurate filing of all finance documents.
Facilitate both internal and external auditors
Maintain proper and accurate filing for all finance vouchers
Reconciliation of the field digital files
Digitization of files
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
Education: A Degree in Records Management, Business Administration or a related study.
Must demonstrate hands on experience of filling/documentation and familiarity with the various filling systems.
Experience: A minimum of 2 years work experience in records management or related administrative roles
Past experience in accounting computer packages, especially sun system
Experience working in grant related programs.
Good interpersonal skills and a team player
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: Nairobi based with occasional travel to countries having active conflict within the East Africa region.
Reporting to : Operations Director
Grade Level : 16
Supervising : Design, Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, Senior Commodity Officer, and Humanitarian
Information Management & Reporting Officer
Work Location : Karen
Purpose of Position
To provide strategic leadership, technical management and coordination to World Vision Kenya in the incorporation of food, cash and NFI resources in programs including those in Food Security, Education, WASH and Livelihoods; and to ensure that such programs are designed, monitored, and implemented in compliance with industry standards.
End Results Expected
Program Management, 40%
Managing the day-to-day implementation of Food, cash and NFI Commodities according to Field Level Agreements and Detailed Implementation Plans.
Timely implementation of projects
Operating Plan Developed
Well Designed and Aligned Project Design Documents
Demonstrated Integration with other sectors
Performance Tools timely filled and submitted/Staff motivated to perform
Program Design and Planning, 20%
Use of food, cash, and food resources beyond WFP and Emergency type of projects.
Project designs aligned with WV Kenya objectives and strategy
Financial & Operational Compliance, 15%
Project expenditures managed within acceptable range
Timely reimbursement by donor and PBAS Commitment of projects
Timely submitted accurate reports
Risk Register Maintained and Updated
Well maintained Asset Registers
External Engagement, Positioning, and Acquisition, 10%
Synergies and program visibility for greater impact
WVK representation in critical sector groups
Sustained funding for Cash/Food Assistance Projects
Good relationships with donors for sustained funding
Contribute to Knowledge Management and Innovation, 10%
Prudent project financial management, timely and accurate financial reporting as per donor regulations.
Good relationships with supervisor and stakeholders
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Bachelor’s degree in social sciences/community development or related fields. An advanced degree is an added advantage
Minimum 6 years experience with at least 3 years management exposure in commodity programming, designing, planning and implementing Food Assistance programming
Adequate knowledge and experience in food and cash aid programs and donors standards appropriate to the management of the food and/or cash programs preferably in the humanitarian development field.
Knowledge of the Sphere standards, Code of Conduct for Red Cross/ Red crescent, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships (HAPI) and other international humanitarian standards
Extensive experience in supervising staff and conducting capacity building workshops.
In depth working Knowledge of computer soft wares including CTS, Excel, words and e-mail, etc.
Ability to effectively develop rapport and relate to donors, NGOs, counterparts, and government agencies
Experience in proposal development is preferred
Must be willing to travel and a flexible approach to living conditions.
Excellent Communication skills
Ability to achieve personal Integrity and trustworthiness.
Ability to solve problems and prioritize many demands without losing focus.
Excellent interpersonal, co-ordination and negotiation skills, and the ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people in multi-cultural environments with sensitivity and respect for diversity.
Strong commitment to integrity, professionalism, creativity and innovation, learning, accountability, planning and organization, results orientation, teamwork and technological solutions.
Proven experience of representing externally to key stakeholders and maintaining donor relations.
Ability to live and work under pressure in a rapidly changing environment.
Associate Director - Supply Chain Management
Purpose of the position:
To provide leadership and management of the supply chain function. The incumbent will ensure that there are adequate policies, procedures, systems, controls, and necessary skills to support the operations of World Vision.
The incumbent will ensure supply chain activities are run in a timely, effective, professional and cost-effective manner to strategically obtain best value for money.
Procure goods and services for the organization
Ensure adherence to existing processes, procedures and policies that govern procurement within the organization
Ensure value for money in every procurement
Advise leadership on processes that would ensure value for money
Mentor and build the capacity of staff in ethical procurements
Manage contracts and supplier relationships.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience
Education: Master’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Procurement, or Business Administration, or equivalent professional qualification (advanced CIPS)
Experience: A minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible experience in procurement, contracts management, contracts administration and/or logistics, of which five (5) years of experience directly related to first-hand procurement and/or contracting is required.
At least 7 years of experience in managing staff
Substantive experience working in the INGO sector dealing with multiple donor funds and meeting different donor requirements
Work environment: Office-based with travel of up to 30% of the time to countries having active conflict within the East Africa region.