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

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

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

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

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

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

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

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

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

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

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

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

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

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

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

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

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

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

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

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

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

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

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

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

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist

Project Officer-Community Engagement&Sponsorship Mngt (Osiligi

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview In case you are shortlisted

Job title : Project Officer - Community Engagement & Sponsorship Program

Reporting to : Area Programs Manager

Grade Level : 12

Work Location : Osiligi

Purpose of Position

To facilitate programming, engagement and management of sponsorship operations aimed at contributing to enhanced child and sponsor relationship, and improved child wellbeing outcomes within the AP

Major Responsibilities

Sponsorship operations, 40%

  • Gift Notifications (GNs) are tracked, processed, closed at AP and NO and acknowledgement documentation sent to SO within the standard timeline as per the respective SO requirements.

  • Correspondences (SLs, ILs, queries, ELs etc.) are tracked and processed within the standard time.

  • Facilitate production of sponsorship 2.0 products (Child Greeting Video (CGV), Child Special Moment Videos (CSMVs), Community Introductory Videos (YIVs) and Community Annual Photos (YAP)) as per guidelines/standards and timelines

  • Ensure RC level are maintained as per the AP plan

  • Ensure overage RC are dropped as per standards

  • Facilitate development of MOUs with LIs and timely funding of the LIs

  • RC are monitored within the standard timelines

  • Ensure CWB/case management issues are addressed as per standards

  • Facilitate timely implementation of birthday bounce backs and community gifts

  • Facilitate processing of APR and Christmas cards as per guidelines and timelines – ensure business processes are followed accordingly

  • Facilitate capturing of child and family participation and support

  • Facilitate children birth registration within the AP

  • Facilitate management of RC files

  • Ensure security of sponsor addresses/contacts

  • Facilitate effective management of RC death processes – timely reporting, development of detailed report, dropping of records, verbal autopsy

  • Facilitate effective sponsor/donor visits to the AP – ensure they sign child protection protocol and complete feedback questionnaire

  • Facilitate integration of child protection initiatives and take lead in case management – reporting of cases as per WV standards, follow for actions

End Results Expected

  • Standard operating indicators (SOIs) sustained green every month

  • RC monitored every 90 days

  • RC levels sustained at the planned level

  • Quality sponsorship 2.0 products timely submitted as per schedule and guidelines

  • CWB issues timely attended to

  • RC and family participation and support meets expectation

  • LI timely funded

  • RC files complete, up to date and stored under lock and key

  • Birthday bounce backs and community GNs timely implemented

  • RC birth registration minimum of 95%

  • Sponsor/donor visits well facilitated

  • Child protection violations timely reported to the NO and duty bearers

Programming and reporting, 20%

  • Facilitate development of CESP project annual operating plan (AOP)

  • Ensure timely implementation of activities and budgets sustained at acceptable level

  • Facilitate DME processes – assessments, AP re/design, baselines, project monitoring/implementation, evaluations, , transition processes,

  • Facilitate learning, review and reflection forums and documentation of best practices/change stories

  • Generating quality reports – activity reports, monthly, quarterly, semi-annual and annual

  • Management of project management information system (horizon) – DIPs, ITTs, budgets and activity monitoring

  • Sharing of SSUI reports for management decision making

  • Support effective integration of Sponsorship operation interventions with other projects in the program.

  • Facilitate spiritual nurture of children in the AP

  • Support asset mapping against RC

End Results Expected

  • Timely submission of quality AOP

  • Budget utilization sustained at < 5%

  • Quality and timely reports submitted as per WV guidelines

  • Horizon platform up to date

  • Quality DME products submitted as per guidelines

Engagement and networking, 10%

  • Effective representation of WVK in Child rights stakeholder meetings at county and sub-county levels.

  • Facilitate community forums – for planning, joint monitoring

  • Participation in National/International Child rights days at county and sub-county level.

  • Provide information to inform fund raising initiatives at national level

  • Facilitate community members to advocate on child wellbeing issues to relevant stakeholders

  • Support advocacy initiatives in the AP

End Results Expected

  • WVK well represented in stakeholders forum and minutes well documented

  • Evidence of community participation in the AP planning and implementation of activities

Capacity building, 15%

  • Capacity assessment for LI conducted annually

  • Support roll out of new initiatives

  • Coordinate training & refresher courses and conduct regular monitoring to ensure that sponsorship standards and sponsorship business processes are adhered to in the AP/Local Institutions.

  • Facilitate coaching and mentoring to the AP sponsorship staff in order to attain better results in the sponsorship performance indictors/Dashboard.

  • Contextualize and adopt the use of training materials and methods which respond to local needs.

  • Prepare logistics for training events in a timely and cost effective manner.

  • Seek useful feedback from participants that will improve future capacity building.

  • Build capacity of partners effectively to collect monitoring data on CWB outcomes.

End Results Expected

  • LI and supervisees capacity gaps addressed with ability to deliver the KPIs

  • Staff and LI staff trained on new initiatives for them to be able to implement new initiatives

Partnering for performance, 10%

  • Facilitate target setting for supervisees and LI as per WV guidelines

  • Conduct staff performance reviews as per WVK guidelines

  • Institute consequence management as per WVK P&C policies and procedures

  • Supporting supervisees personal development as appropriate

End Results Expected

  • Complete performance agreements and appraisal timely submitted

  • Staff and LI meets or exceeds performance expectation

Any other duty 5%

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor’s degree in development studies, social sciences and /or relevant field

  • Minimum 3 years in sponsorship management.

  • Excellent understanding of Sponsorship business processes

  • Determined personality with initiative and a team player.

  • Must be result oriented, good public & donor relations.

  • Excellent written and spoken English and Kiswahili.

  • Good interpersonal, organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts

  • Knowledge of Microsoft office, database applications and other related applications in children in ministry

  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to travel within country, regional and internationally.

  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Demonstrated training, facilitation, mobilization and coordination skills at both community and organization level

  • Valid motorbike riding license id preferred

Grants Resource Mgmt - EU/ECHO Specialist (German Speaking)


To generate grant income for WV Germany and partnering World Vision offices in East Africa, to monitor the donor funding environment, engage donors at operational and strategic level, lead and/or support the proposal development process, support in case of project management issues of Germany funded projects and build operational and strategic capacity in grant acquisition and management.


Monitor Donor Funding Environment:

  • Identify donor priorities for region & countries.

  • Track funding opportunities & calls for proposals.

  • Identify key donor trends.

Strategic Engagement and Communication with both internal and external Stakeholders at operational and strategic level:

  • Develop clear understanding of donor expectations regarding proposal submission & project implementation.

  • Lead/support problem resolution processes.

  • Participate in relevant donor meetings & fora.

  • Effective collaboration and communication with both relevant East Africa Region (EAR) units, Support Offices (SOs), and EURep on resource acquisition and management.

Develop and implement a Strategy for effective Donor Relationship Building (pre-positioning):

  • Identify key relationships to strengthen NO positioning and elevate WV’s profile with relevant donors.

  • Work with and through Nationla Offices (NOs) and in collaboration with SOs to maintain strong donor relationships at regional and country level, developing engagement strategies for each donor or a group of donors.

  • In conjunction with relevant communications teams, develop key marketing material about WV to position WV vis-à-vis relevant donors.

  • Build relationships and credibility with relevant donors at the national & regional level, using previous success and documented best practices in grant management.

Lead Proposal Development Process (Pre-proposal, Proposal development, Post-submission):

  • Communicate funding opportunities & other relevant information to field offices and other WV partners in simplified manner.

  • Participate in go/no-go decisions.

  • Work with relevant NO/RO teams on project design.

  • Ensure adequate resources (human & financial) are available for quality proposal development.

  • Ensure timely and appropriate communication and coordination of stakeholders throughout the proposal development process.

  • High quality support to proposal writing.

  • Oversee timely submission of high-quality proposals.

  • Ensure adequate post-submission follow-up.

  • Support Project Design Workshops Support Project Development through Coordination and Proposal writing.

Build Capacity of Nationla Offices (NOs) to enhance Grant Acquisition & Management (GAM):

  • Help identify NO/RO capacity gaps.

  • Support development & implementation of NO capacity-building plans.

  • Identify or develop capacity-building resources & activities.

  • Establish on-going coaching relationship with key personnel.

Grow Grant Income and strengthen GAM Processes:

  • Support NOs in meeting GAM targets.

  • Support NOs in tracking GAM metrics.

Support Grant Management for Germany funded Projects and appropriate Systems for sustaining GAM:

  • Support NO pipeline development & management.

  • Support NO planning & budgeting.

  • Ensure NO GAM compliance systems & capacity.

  • Support development & use of tools & procedures to mitigate risk.

  • Support NOs in startup workshops for awarded grants.

  • Support the development & presentation of grants management information to support strategic and operational management decisions.

  • Support donor report development & submission.

  • Identify & communicate key grants management issues that require resolution at higher level.

  • Lead/participate in knowledge transfer/knowledge sharing processes among NOs/RO/SOs.


  • Bachelor’s degree.

  • Ability to motivate multi-stakeholder teams and inspire teamwork.

  • Ability to manage donor expectations.

  • Strong budgetary and financial management skills.

  • Strong written and spoken communication in English.

  • Strong interpersonal, negotiation and representational skills.

  • Knowledge of German language.

  • Ability to travel frequently.

  • Cross cultural sensitivity.

  • 3-5 years relevant experience, specifically in writing winning proposals.

  • Significant experience in project management and grant compliance procedures.


  • Master's Degree

  • Knowledge of German language.

People & Culture Manager

People & Culture Manager

Purpose of the position:

To provide strategic, technical and administrative support, Business Partnering, supervision and guidance to the human resource function (People & Culture) by ensuring that HR operations & systems are effectively reviewed, implemented & monitored in line with WV International policies and standards.

Major Responsibilities:

  1. Talent sourcing and workforce planning

  2. Management and capacity building of the P&C team

  3. Staff learning and capacity development

  4. Compliance & risk mitigation

  5. P&C policies, processes and reporting

  6. Employee Relations

  7. Management of the International Assignee processes

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level: Bachelor s Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management or the equivalent

  • Experience: A minimum of 5 years’ experience in Human resources management preferably in a large International organization.

  • Experience in capacity training and development

  • Should demonstrate good knowledge in recruitment and international staffing processes.

  • Strategic thinking and understanding of humanitarian operations is essential

  • Must have a proven track record of integrity and honesty and the ability to apply HR principles in a fair and consistent manner.

  • HR experience in a fragile context is an added advantage

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills.

  • Knowledge in targeted Selection skills & ability to screen candidates without prejudice

  • Superior knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Working Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based with 30% travel to countries in the region with active conflict.

  • On call: This is a senior role so the position holder remain on call for emergencies and urgent matters.

Grant Finance Manager

Grants Finance Manager

Purpose of the position:

Preparation and negotiation of proposals and annual budgets, financial reporting for management, donors and partners. Implementation and maintenance of accounting and financial internal control systems in line with WVI Finance Manual in order to ensure appropriate level of security. Facilitate external audit and review of all partners.

Provide frequent financial analysis across a portfolio of grants to support efficient resource allocation and effective and timely implementation of projects. Support operations in the development of agreements, systems and processes with members which support implementation in-line with donor and World Vision requirements.

Conduct financial management and risk assessment of sub-recipients, capacity building, budget negotiation and preparation as well as review and monitoring of their financial performance.

This is a key position in ensuring overall office risk associated with non-compliance to numerous donor regulation and World Vision policies and procedures is maintained at minimum level and give quality assurance of effective grants management.

With cross-border operation and risk associated with Partnering/Sub granting, this position will help mitigate any risks that the office is exposed to through this unique business model

Major Responsibilities:

  • Proposal Development and Donor/Stakeholders Management

  • Sub-recipient Management

  • Financial Reporting and Accountability

  • Risk Management

  • People Management and Development

  • Record Keeping and Management

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • Educational level required: Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Technical Training qualifications required: CPA (K) or Equivalent

  • Experience: 5 years or more experience in Grants Management with at least 2 years in a supervisory roles

  • Other: Donor/Grant accounting experience within Consortiums and/or complex grants is preferred.

Working Environment

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to countries in the region with active conflict.

  • Travel: 30% Domestic/international travel is required.

Project Officer - Youth and Disability Inclusion

Position: Project Officer – Youth and Disability Inclusion

Reporting to:Area Program Manager

Grade Level: 12

Work Location: Nairobi

Persons With Disabilities are encouraged to apply. (Please indicate in your cover letter the nature of disability and the kind of support you may require during the interview process).

Purpose of Position

To ensure successful implementation and monitoring of the Youth and Disability Inclusion Project that is aimed at improving livelihood opportunities for vulnerable youth living with disabilities.

Major Responsibilities

Project implementation 40%

  • Facilitatethe mobilisation, identification and pre-screening of vulnerable youth living with disabilitiesfor employability training and coaching program.

  • Support trainings on mentoring and coaching in soft skills, financial literacy and other relevant skills in order to equip and motivate the youths in the uptake of available relevant employment opportunities.

  • Ensure timely and effective implementation of all project interventions as well as the successful achievement of proposed outcomes and intended impacts.

  • Coordinate the disability accessibility assessment and support readiness and inclusion for hotels and staff in the project.

  • Establish operational priorities and monitor monthly project performance against targets

  • Ensure that project interventions are integrated with other projects within the Area Program.

  • Facilitate identification of partners, processes and systems for employment linkages for the program graduates

  • Follow up with hotels institution to discuss any issues with training students with disability

  • Facilitatepastoral support as necessary, and monitor students during the project period.

Quality Assurance - Monitoring, Reporting and Documentation, 35%

  • Participate in the development of the project design and ensure compliance with WVK and donor guidelines and standards.

  • Ensure individual assessment reports are conducted for each learner and safeguarded for only use by the hotel in improving the working environment youth with disability.

  • Ensure that project initiatives meet or exceed planned outcomes and are implemented in full compliance with WVK, the donor and other relevant partnership and international standards and guidelines;

  • Ensure consistent monitoring of students throughout their education and post training period to ensure maximum return on investment.

  • Ensure timely and appropriate utilization of the budgeted project resources.

  • Ensure proper application of business processes, standards and guidelines related to the project in accordance with the donor requirements.

  • Ensure that the project achieves acceptable financial and operational audit results by implementing activities in accordance with established norm and policies.

  • Ensure that, in general, project monitoring arrangements comply with the project agreement and, in particular, the provisions of this agreement are fully observed in the design of project M&E.

  • Ensure quality monthly, quarterly, semi annual and annual reports are compiled and submitted in a timely manner in line with the donor requirements.

  • Report basic programmatic information periodically to WVK and donor

Advocacy, Engagement, Networks & Partnerships, 20%

  • Ensure adequate representation with the donor, government of Kenya officials, private sector, civil society groups, including educational institutions, People with Disability Organization (DPO), Private Sector, faith-based groups and youth associations.

  • Ensure close working collaboration with key Government line ministries and other like-minded partners.

  • Develop timely and accurate similar funding proposal in line with donor requirements and WVK standards in collaboration with sector specialists.

  • Effectively advocate for the project to ensure visibility and timely implementation of interventions

Explore linkages for the youth project for employment and economic empowerment

Any Other duty 5%

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

  • Must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Special needs Education, Development Studies, Social Work, Psychology or a closely related field from a recognized University.

  • Must have a minimum of two years relevant experience with regards to designing, planning, implementation and reporting on disability programming, integrated development, relief and/or advocacy.

  • Experience in youth livelihoods development programming with focus on Gender, Disability and social inclusion.

  • Have practical skills in research, monitoring and evaluation, training and report writing

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in Advocacy, Community Development with strong partnership with GoK ministries and other relevant stakeholders like private companies and corporate bodies

Passionate about youth empowerment and disability initiatives