Monitoring and Evaluation, Senior Advisor, TSO

Preferred position location: Nairobi, Kenya. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Senior Advisor is a core leadership team member of the Technical Service Organisation (TSO) and Design, Monitoring & Evaluation (DME) / Ministry Strategy & Evidence (MSE) teams, providing the critical senior leadership and coordination for all monitoring and evaluation related technical services to World Vision offices and makes a significant contribution to the “evidence building” agenda of World Vision International.

Main roles include:

  • To provide leadership, training, mentorship and systems strengthening within TSO to contribute to building and strengthening monitoring and evaluation technical skills, knowledge, expertise and environment.

  • To contribute to building and strengthening of monitoring and evaluation capacity and efforts of National Offices (NOs) and Support Offices (SOs) by leveraging TSO’s technical expertise.

  • This position will report directly to the Global Senior Director of TSO with a matrix management to the Senior Director of DME in MSE.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy and Leadership:

  • Provide leadership in the development of strategic direction for M&E related capability and services in TSO.

  • Engage as an active member of the Global DME community and help all partnership entities become and stay aware of TSO technical services related to DME.

  • Gain, maintain and communicate full understanding of both donor specific and World Vision’s DME standards, tools, trends and language for provision of technical expertise by technical advisors within TSO.

  • Understand the different M&E issues within the different sector areas and liaison with sector counterparts to get up to speed, so as to be able to respond knowledgeably in any given situation irrespective of the sector focus.

Direct Provision of M&E related Technical Services:

  • Lead in the provision of selected and strategic multi-sectoral, complex and large scale M&E related technical services to clients: this may include baseline and evaluation design and implementation, planning and conducting of learning labs; setting up M&E systems and other thematic studies.

  • Coordinate, manage and provide support to technical advisors from the TSO sector teams who are involved in or contribute to such M&E services, which are led by this position.

Oversight and Quality Assurance:

  • Keep a line of sight of all M&E related technical assistance (baseline, development of M&E systems, evaluations, lessons learned exercises, etc.) provided by other Technical Advisors and their status.

  • Provide oversight and quality assurance for all M&E related projects undertaken by TSO.

  • Ensure that TSO supported M&E services meet relevant WV and donor standards.

  • Provide troubleshooting support if and when there are challenges in TSO support for M&E and bring timely recommendations for action.

  • Work with the TSO leadership team to ensure that the agreed business processes, standards and systems are followed, resulting in effective support for M&E related technical assignments.

Capacity Building, Collaboration and Learning:

  • Provide mentoring and coaching to technical advisors involved in M&E related activities.

  • Build and utilize a Technical Advisor assessment directly focused on M&E to understand our capacity and gaps in our ability to meet this need.

Through recruitment, training, mentoring and coaching, ensure ability of TSO to respond:

  • baseline and evaluation of technical programmes in multiple programme sites.

  • donor specific M&E standards and requirements.

  • cross functional team support for M&E projects of TSO.

  • assist NO, SO and P&C to hire competitive, high performing staff in M&E.

Select, screen, summarize and socialize priority information on M&E information amongst the Technical Advisors in TSO to make absorption more systematic.

Maintain a personal learning agenda to stay up-to-date on M&E related knowledge and competencies.

Internal and External Relationships:

  • Work collaboratively with TSO staff, Global DME /MSE specialists, RO Ministry Quality / Quality Assurance advisors, SO M&E specialists.

  • Approach work with a commitment to client-service, that grows the capacity of all involved.

  • Participate in WV internal DME communities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Masters Degree in measurement, research and evaluation.

  • Ten years practical experience in conducting and leading sector programme-related M&E including baseline and evaluation design and implementation.

  • Demonstrated quantitative and qualitative evaluation and research skills.

  • Experience in developing monitoring and evaluation systems (including indicators, instruments, and methodologies), for sector programmes.

  • Working knowledge of the WV Partnership preferred and ability to interface sensitively with people from various departments in both field and support offices.

  • Proven experience in development work with a thorough understanding of transformational development and sectoral interventions.

  • At least 5 years of team management experience.

  • Experience in building technical M&E capacity.

  • Experience working in development or humanitarian industry.

  • Ability to communicate cross-culturally.

  • Advanced skills in use of quantitative data analysis software – e.g. Excel, SPSS, STATA, NVivo, etc.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Home office-based.

  • Travel: Up to 30% International travel is required.

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

*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

Communications Officer - Sponsorship

MUST HAVE EXCELLENT PHOTOGRAPHY AND VIDEOGRAPHY SKILLS

Job Title : Communications Officer – Sponsorship

Reporting to : Associate Director - Sponsorship Operations

Grade Level : 13

Work Location : National Office

Purpose of Position

The purpose of this position is to operationalize a broad Sponsorship communications, capacity building and engagement function for child sponsors and key global stakeholders to increase the overall influence, income and impact of World Vision Kenya for child well-being. The position will ensure sponsorship marketing and brand guidelines are adhered to and meet World Vision International standards.

Major Responsibilities

Planning and production of Digital media resources (photo and video) for Supporter Engagement (50 %)

  • Ensure timely coordination of quality production of digital media resources to meet the sponsorship documentation and marketing needs for potential and existing child sponsors

  • Produce high quality, child-focused digital media (photo and/or video) that engages broad audiences and enables supporter transformation, staff engagement and revenue generation.

  • Develop and publish digital content for World Vision web and social media platforms that engage audiences.

  • Produce rapid information on compelling needs for Partnership communications and marketing during disaster response.

  • Maintain a database of all photo and video resources on World Vision’s sponsorship interventions and impact for the sustained well-being of children.

End Results Expected

  • Production targets for digital media resources achieved.

  • Quality digital media resources for Sponsor marketing and engagement.

  • Increased retention and sponsor acquisition

  • Updated database of all photo and video resources

Learning and Development, Advisory, Planning and Capacity Building (25%)

  • In liaison with the Sponsorship Capacity Building Officer, strengthen the capacity of sponsorship program staff to efficiently deliver quality digital marketing and engagement resources to enhance sponsor experience.

  • Provide communications advice and solutions to given communications challenges.

  • Monitor and report progress and quality of Sponsorship communications products

  • Impart appropriate coaching to Sponsorship staff in order to equip, motivate and empower them to meet or surpass the established Service Operation Indicators (SOIs) in communications and marketing products.

  • Support periodic Sponsorship Based Training (SBT 2) Sponsorship 2.0, Sponsorship In Programming (SIP), horizon 3 trainings in the Regions and Clusters so that all staff members are adequately engaged.

  • Provide technical assistance to ensure alignment with Partnership Sponsorship standards for photo and video products and that ADPs achieve or surpass Sponsorship Operations Standards

  • Increased number of approved Sponsorship 2.0 products – decrease in rejections.

  • Improved capacity to utilize digital media equipment and guidelines that contribute to quality productions

  • Staff equipped to train other staff to deliver quality sponsorship marketing and engagement products.

Quality Assurance, 20%

  • Review photo and video productions for alignment to WVI quality and brand.

  • Support identification of story concepts and accompany Support Office, donor or VIP visits to ensure compliance to the Code of Engagement, maximizing positive impact for all stake holders

  • Ensure adherence to child and adult safeguarding protocols and Sponsorship standards for the well-being and dignity of children and families participating in marketing and engagement productions

  • Provide timely and quality reports as required

End Results Expected

  • Enhanced sponsorship experience during Support Office visits.

  • Increased adherence to child and adult safeguarding protocols.

  • Increased adherence to Sponsorship standards

  • Timely reporting of progress

Other (5%)

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time.

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces

  • Participate and lead devotions

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Communications/Journalism or other relevant training from a recognized university or college.

  • Minimum three (3) years professional experience in journalism or public relations

  • Excellent command in communication- oral and writing skills;

  • Must have excellent photography and videography skills.

  • Must have proven analytical, problem solving skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.

  • Proven experience in social media engagement.

  • Past experience working in humanitarian industry or media

  • Website and social media management experience.

  • Ability to produce video documentaries.

  • Experience in capacity building

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Ability to achieve results working in a multi-cultural organization, including leveraging differences and addressing diversity issues for improved team effectiveness

  • Demonstrate creativity and embrace innovation in the work environment to improve and evolve processes

  • Team player, ability to work with diverse teams and build relationships internally and externally

Additional work experience

Experience in the following:

  • Web design

  • MS Office

  • Knowledge and experience of Desk Top Publishing packages like Quark Xpress and Adobe Page Maker.

  • Video production

  • Experience in capacity building

Humanitarian & Emergency Affairs Sub Regional Advisor

*Preferred position locations: (Peru, Colombia or Ecuador)

Humanitarian & Emergency Affairs Sub Regional Advisor (South America)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Advise the strategic, innovative and operational for the World Vision’s disaster management and emergency response to contribute to National office strategies. Contribute to the relevance of WV emergency response engagement including appropriate vision, mobilization, structures, standards, staffing, resources available and policies for emergency preparedness, response and mitigation. Advise and facilitate support for the planning and development of the Capacity Building Strategy and initiatives throughout the region in accordance with established HEA policies and procedures to mitigate, prepare and respond to disasters increasing the capacity of the National Offices, in accordance with the Regional Director.

All the support, monitoring and coordination to solutions will be determinate in a set of countries in LACRO and in coordination with other HEA sub regional advisor.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership:

Support the World Visions positioning`s as a competent, innovative and effective humanitarian agency by advising that the LACRO responds professionally to all Categories of emergencies, under takes effective disaster advisor.

Advice Regional on matters related to HEA emergency response.

Matrix relationship to National HEA and Global Response, when applicable.

Advise Regional Director and National Offices on all aspects relating to HEA especially in determining appropriate assessment and response level to lead for all stakeholders that could be involved.

Coordinate NO in capacity building initiatives and forums, facilitate the establishment and functioning of emergency mobilization-based preparedness and response strategies.

Strategy:

Overseeing contribution in the Global Strategy (Our Promise 2030) in Humanitarian response.

Advise the National Offices in developing effective HEA priorities and plans, according direction of the Regional Director.

Advise the development HEA strategies, priorities and plans contributing to appropriate and timely disaster mitigations.

Technical Support:

Monitoring to the development of global policies, guidelines and standards relating to HEA and provide assessment in contextualizing and mainstreaming these within the region.

Advising capacity building, organizational reflection and support during and after HEA emergency response implementation.

Monitoring National Offices to have a functioning National Emergency Preparedness and Response Fund (NEPRF) in place as per the NEPRF policy guidelines.

Operational Support

Advise and assessment meetings and network.

Advise with Regional Director and the National Offices in HEA, providing appropriate emergency response assessments through capacity building and planning processes.

Advise with Regional Director in new initiatives to be implemented in sub region LACR.

Monitoring projects on a regular basis, considering policy implications and offering appropriate support

Capacity Building & Knowledge management:

Advise assessment needs in capacity building HEA projects/ initiatives in alignment with the sub regional and regional capacity building framework and strategies

Support the Regional Disaster Management Team (RDMT) to develop capacity development plans for the members along with capacity development plans for the HEA Point Persons in Sub Region LACR.

Advise the Regional Director to be closely to Security and P&C in developing the Staff Care focus of HEA management and staff capacity building in Critical Incident Stress Advisor.

At a strategic and policy level, according to Regional Director, could represent WV with Government agencies, UN, INGO and Church bodies, in collaboration with National Offices, when applicable.

Assessment HEA as a contributing to Child Well-Being (CWB) monitoring reports and breaking silos between development and relief.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Education

Minimum

Graduate degree qualification and/or Professional qualification in Management.

MBA or equivalent in Humanitarian affairs, Social Sciences or similar

Knowledge and skills

Minimum

A mature and committed Christian.

Practice servant leadership and be a role model for the staff team, peers and others.

Ability to work with a reasonably level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations.

A thorough understanding of all areas of HEA minimum standards including Child Rights.

Strong strategic, analytical, organizational, creative, facilitation and leadership skills.

High level of awareness of global, regional socio-economic and political issues in Latin America & Caribbean.

Strong skills in strategy development, prioritization and implementation.

Fluency in Spanish and English.

Strong ability and commitment in critical networking, relationship building, and partnerships, especially those outside of WV itself.

High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills.

Fitness for duty: able to work and travel extensively internationally up to 50% of the time.

Preferred

Strong empirical knowledge of Humanitarian Sector including Humanitarian charter, laws and standards

Fluency in French and Portuguese.

Experience

Minimum

At least 5 years of experience in Program Management in complex, international organization preferably NGO context

A proven record of developing people in a cross-cultural setting and initiating and implementing organizational change at leadership level.

Significant senior level leadership experience in an international environment, preferably in LACR.

Experience managing a virtual team with senior technical expertise.

Experience in budget management.

Preferred

At least 5 years of experience in the humanitarian sector including humanitarian charters, laws and standards.

PROJECT MANAGER, SUB-REGION OF SOUTH AMERICA

PROJECT MANAGER, SUB-REGION OF SOUTH AMERICA

(COLOMBIA, ECUADOR, PERU AND BOLIVIA)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Project Manager, Sub-region of South America (Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia), will manage the project within the sub-regional of South America, in accordance with the project design document to meet the donor's requirements as specified in the contract in order to achieve the best development outcomes possible for project beneficiaries. Work with field project staff to develop annual workplans and ensure project implementation follows the workplan. Interpret project results and, where needed, incorporate learnings into project implementation. Share learning within the organization through appropriate documents and fora and represent WV at external knowledge sharing as required. Prepare Semi/Annual project reports for submission to the donor as specified in the reporting schedule of the project.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Work with field project staff to develop annual workplans and ensure project implementation follows the workplan as approved by the donor. Interpret project results and, where needed, incorporate learnings into project implementation.

Maintain communication with the Support Office and any partner agencies to ensure they have regular project updates, knowledge of risks and to support partnership relationships.

Work with the Finance Officer and Program Manager to monitor project finances, expenditure, cashflow, financial risks, and to track the impact of contract amendments on the project budget.

Share learning within the organization through appropriate documents and fora and represent WV at external knowledge sharing as required.

Information for Resource Acquisition - Provide any information sourced from field-based project management personnel, donor personnel, industry contacts, sector contacts or partner contacts on potential acquisition opportunities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Education

Minimum

Bachelor's degree in international development, economics or a related field.

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

Effective in written and verbal communication in English and Spanish

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Master’s Degree or formal studies in Project Management or Business Administration preferred.

Knowledge of the Youth Ready methodology (desired) or similar youth programming approaches.

Knowledge of the youth/urban context in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Bolivia.

Experience

3-5 years project management experience with Results Based Management or similar results based management tools.

Experience with youth projects.

Demonstrated experience managing teams to implement development projects.

Gerente de Protección y Genero

GERENTE DE PROTECCIÓN Y GÉNERO

(COLOMBIA)

PROPÓSITO DE LA POSICIÓN:

Proporcionar un liderazgo técnico de alto nivel en el desarrollo, la calidad, la promoción de programas y proyectos de protección y género, asegurando el cumplimiento de estándares y orientaciones de World Vision Internacional, políticas gubernamentales, estándares internacionales humanitarios y requisitos de los socios y/o donantes.

PRINCIPALES RESPONSABILIDADES:

- Acompañar técnicamente subvenciones y movilización de recursos en el ámbito humanitario, especialmente en el sector de protección, con un enfoque específico en los subsectores de protección infantil y violencia basada en género.

- Liderar técnica y estratégicamente el desarrollo, la calidad, y promoción de programas y proyectos de protección e incorporación de la perspectiva de género, con énfasis en el sector humanitario

- Representar a World Vision en la red de socios, donantes, y/o subsectores relacionados, con énfasis en protección y género en la estructura humanitaria de País y otros escenarios de coordinación humanitaria

- Desarrollar la capacidad del personal de WVCol y de Proyectos Especiales en el diseño de programas- propuestas, estándares y enfoques técnicos, monitoreo de calidad, informes y comunicación de impacto para garantizar un enfoque coherente y basado en los derechos.

- Apoyar al equipo de Monitoreo y Evaluación (MEAL) en el desarrollo de indicadores, objetivos, marcos de medición y planes de monitoreo.

- Supervisión y tutoría del personal técnico de protección infantil y VBG en repuestas humanitarias.

CONOCIMIENTOS, DESTREZAS Y HABILIDADES

- Pregrado en ciencias humanas, como psicología, trabajo social, sociología, antropología, desarrollo internacional o afines.

- Posgrado en Trabajo Social, Derechos Humanos o áreas asociadas.

- Conocimiento en programas de protección infantil y desarrollo de género, preferiblemente en estados frágiles.

- Competencia con estándares internacionales clave para el trabajo humanitario (por ejemplo, estándares mínimos de CP, ESFERA, principios de HAP, Protección de la Niñez en la Acción Humanitaria, etc)

- Conocimiento en contextos humanitarios.

- Habilidades de comunicación en presentación y desarrollo de informes en español e inglés.

- Habilidades interpersonales y de negociación.

- Capacidad para resolver problemas.

- Habilidades analíticas.

- Debe ser competente en programas informáticos de Microsoft Office, correo electrónico e Internet.

- Nivel avanzado de inglés hablado y escrito.

- Disponibilidad para viajar dentro del país e internacionalmente.

- Excelente comprensión de los procesos y metodologías de Monitoreo y Evaluación, con capacitaciones técnicas específicas en estas áreas.

EXPERIENCIA