Global Fund World Vision Director

Global Fund World Vision Director

Based in Nicaragua

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To Lead a strategic plan and launch the Health technical program, which includes two key components, specifically HIV and Tuberculosis. The Director supervises and monitors human and technical resources, and he/she represents WV Nicaragua before both public and private institutions and community-based organizations and performs other required duties that may arise.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

Ensure efficient financial and programmatic implementation of the TB & HIV grant, funded by WV and the Global Fund:

  • Annual Operating Plan.

  • Monthly monitoring of budgetary execution/spending.

  • Six-monthly internal control audit and accountability.

  • Action plan, as provided in the annual external audit.

  • TB & HIV purchase plan prepared and launched in conjunction with MINSA and the Global Fund.

  • TB & HIV Monitoring Plan.

Ensure adherence to the WV-Global Fund agreement:

  • Monthly rendering of accounts to WV.

  • Rendering of accounts to the Global Fund.

  • Follow-up to observe if the TB & HIV Performance Framework is being fulfilled.

In conjunction with the Global Fund, ensure smooth programmatic and budgetary progress, including proper environment and internal control actions/activities performed by the sub-recipients of the TB & HIV grant:

  • Follow up and monitor attainment of monthly/quarterly/annual goals and objectives of sub-recipients.

  • Follow up contract performance, sub-recipient manual and action plans [based on the] audit for sub-recipients.

Maintain strategic relationships with the Ministry of Health (MINSA), and other institutions engaged in gathering of information and implementation of TB & HIV programs:

  • Actions are coordinated with MINSA to update: List of health supplies, country strategic plans and evaluation of TB & HIV plans.

  • Cooperative relationships partnerships with both public and private organizations.

  • Advocacy for public policies and private initiatives on health projects related to the project.

RESPONSIBILITIES AT THE INSTITUTIONAL LEVEL:

  • Follow and implement WV] Child Protection Policy.

  • Ensure that World Vision is a safe organization for children.

  • Participate in the national-level [emergency] response team in case of emergency situations.

  • Participate in humanitarian response operations in case of national-level emergencies.

  • Identify or participate in the raising of financial and non-financial funds.

  • Diversify financial and non-financial funds at the National Office level.

  • Encourage the protection of the staff under his/her responsibility in all their different dimensions, specifically physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual.

  • Take an active role in devotionals and other activities that promote spiritual growth.

  • Support personal and institutional-level protection initiatives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Education:

  • Bachelor´s of Medicine and/or Surgery or MPH.

  • Master Degree in Public Health.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Skills and experience in leading programs focused on human rights and sexual diversity.

  • Excellent command of the English and Spanish languages (speaking, writing and reading skills).

  • Skills in networking with private and public institutions [engaged] in public health [actions] at the national and international level.

  • Skills in negotiating and reaching a consensus in different environments.

Experience:

  • 10 years of experience in management of health programs launched with international and/or national cooperation funds.

  • Formulation and evaluation of projects.

  • Strategic and operating planning.

Humanitarian Programme Director

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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Program Director’s primary role (50%) is deployment to humanitarian emergencies to lead the Programming team which consists of Programme Officer(s), MEAL (DME, Accountability & Learning) and Information Management. In responses, the Programme Manager serves on the Senior Leadership Team and leads the design of the response strategy and operations plan with the Response Director as well as the functions reporting to his/her position.

Outside of responses, this position will lead the following in collaboration with the other Programme Director:

  • Key programme strategic initiatives that link global strategy with field practice.

  • Build capability in the organization to deploy and undertake programming function in responses.

  • Serve as a senior member of the Strategy, Effectiveness and Digital Capabilities Team and be a primary point of integration across other functions on the team in responses.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deploy and lead the programming function in humanitarian emergencies to achieve the following:

  • Establish, resource and staff the programmes unit which consists of programming, MEAL (DME, Accountability, Learning), and Information Management functions.

  • Facilitate programme planning process to ensure alignment with context, humanitarian needs, response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality.

  • Donor liaison and advocacy is undertaken to resource operations plan.

  • Support Finance in the allocation and tracking of response funding to ensure response priorities are funded.

  • Develop and submit project proposals to donors to resource operations plan (in collaboration with relevant team members).

  • Support Finance to establish grant management system to ensure fulfillment of donor requirements.

  • Plan, implement, analyse and share findings from assessments and program monitoring.

  • Ensure critical MEAL functions including assessments, monitoring, learning, evaluations and humanitarian accountability as well as information management are undertaken.

  • Ensure all data from assessments, baseline, monitoring, feedback mechanisms is communicated to communities as appropriate and continuous improvement processes are in place for programme adaptation.

  • Manage WV’s relationship with ACAPs to leverage their resources for our programmes and to contribute WV support and expertise.

  • Build and maintain a roster of deployable programming staff and resources to support them.

  • Lead key programme strategy initiatives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • A minimum of 5 years in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance and/or development sector, with a significant portion of this in INGOs.

  • 8 years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work including significant field presence.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies or relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Experience in program management and implementation of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Strong background in programme quality – MEAL – and information management.

  • Strong experience in working with bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, grant management and proposal development.

  • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • Experience in engaging with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

  • Experience in managing humanitarian operations/ programmes’ teams that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Work experience as Snr. Program Officer or Programme Manager at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.

  • Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief/ Disaster Management setting.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English, French, additional skills in Spanish, Arabic or other languages preferred.

Preferred:

  • Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings.

  • Experience coordination with INGO’s and other key stakeholders-High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills.

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

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships.

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritization.

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency.

  • Experience in leading “ad-hoc” teams accommodating multiple and frequent staff transitions in emergency response without undermining effectiveness and output of Programme Team.

Work Environment:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel and deploy domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time, often at short-notice.

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

FACILITADOR DE MONITOREO

WORLD VISION NICARAGUA

DESCRIPCIÓN DE PUESTO

Título del puesto: FACILITADOR DE MONITOREO

Área: MERCANCIAS

División: TRABAJO DE CAMPO

Fecha de revisión: JULIO 2019

PROPÓSITO DEL PUESTO

Mantener la coordinación y el desarrollo de las relaciones con los grupos de interés, administradores y maestros de escuelas, así como también sensibilizar a la comunidad sobre el manejo adecuado de los alimentos, su preparación y la importancia nutricional para el consumo.

PRINCIPALES RESPONSABILIDADES

Responsabilidades principales

  1. Movilizarse a las comunidades, y centros escolares para garantizar que el trabajo de campo sea realizado. Conocer adecuadamente las zonas de implementación.

  2. Realizar monitoreo y visitas a los centros escolares metas Llevar a cabo el registro y verificación del consumo de la merienda escolar por los beneficiarios del proyecto. Asegurar que la información suministrada corresponde con la herramienta aplicada y a los documentos entregados.

  3. Elaborar informes de distribución de alimentos, informes mensuales y trimestrales de actividades e historias de éxito.

  4. Monitoreo de la distribución de alimentos en coordinación con el MINED.

  5. Asegurar una revisión cruzada de la información suministrada por el MINED y las herramientas utilizadas para el registro del consumo de merienda escolar.

  6. Velar por la calidad y veracidad de la información contenida en las herramientas de control aplicadas.

  7. Revisión del formato para el control del consumo de Merienda Escolar por parte de los beneficiarios.

CONOCIMIENTOS, DESTREZAS Y HABILIDADES

Mínimo Preferible

Educación

Título en Administración de Empresas. Ingeniero agrónomo, técnicos agrícolas, estudiantes de carreras agrícolas e ingeniería, estadísticas, economistas.

Conocimientos y habilidades

Habilidades de trabajo en equipo.

Conocimientos básicos de informática en el procesamiento de textos, hojas de cálculo, Internet y correo electrónico.

Equipo de Trabajo

Rápido aprendizaje

Capacidad para trabajar bajo iniciativa propia.

Implementación de técnicas de planificación y organización.

Implementación de técnicas de movilización de las comunidades.

Experiencia

2 años de experiencia en trabajo comunitario.

Motocicleta indispensable

Departamentos: Nueva Segovia, Estelí, León

Capacidades Centrales y Capacidades de logro

El logro de resultados de calidad y servicios.

La práctica de la rendición de cuentas e integridad.

La comunicación de información de manera efectiva.

Capacidades de pensamiento

Pensar con claridad, profundamente y ampliamente.

Comprensión de gestión humanitaria.

Comprensión de la misión y las operaciones de WV.

La práctica de la innovación y el cambio.

Capacidades de autogestión

Demostración de la vida y el trabajo centrado en Cristo.

Aprender para el crecimiento y el desarrollo.

Mantener el equilibrio entre trabajo/vida

Capacidades relacionales

La construcción de las relaciones de colaboración.

Respetar el género y la diversidad cultural.

Influir en las personas y grupos

FACILITADOR DE DESARROLLO INTEGRAL (PA CONDEGA)

Puesto: FACILITADOR DE DESARROLLO INTEGRAL

Área OPERACIONES

Reporta a SUPERVISOR DE AREA

PROPÓSITO DEL PUESTO

Asegurar el Bienestar de Niñez registrada en patrocinio y del área de enfoque primario asignado desde la implementación de los Programas Técnicos y CESP, en asocio con organizaciones e instituciones presentes.

PRINCIPALES RESPONSABILIDADES

Responsabilidades Principales

  1. Asegurar patrocinio en la programación en las operaciones de campo, a través de la implementación de los modelos y metodologías y acciones estratégicas a favor del bienestar integral de la niñez y adolescencia.

    Garantizado la retención del RC del área de enfoque primario, a través del relacionamiento entre la familia y la niñez.

    Fortalecido el bienestar integral de la niñez, adolescencia, juventud sus familias y comunidades.

    Asegurada la participación e inclusión de los NNAJ registrada acompañada en las actividades orientadas al bienestar de la niñez.

    Asegurado el monitoreo del bienestar integral de la niñez y adolescencia, a través de las intervenciones programáticas.

    Asegurada calidad y estándares de tiempo de las comunicaciones (SL, IL, GN, TN, QU, APR, videos y fotografías) entre niñez patrocinada y patrocinadores.

    Garantizada la orientación comunitaria en cada comunidad asignada.

    Asegurada la actualización de indicadores de Bienestar de Niñez en Horizon.

    Asegurada la administración del RC acordada con la Oficina de Soporte anualmente.

    Reportados incidentes de protección, salud y educación.

    Seguimiento a los casos especiales de protección, salud y educación.

    50%

  2. Coordinar condiciones logísticas para la implementación de los programas técnicos y CESP.

    Garantizada la recepción y distribución de bienes y servicios a los grupos metas, asegurando los correspondientes soportes tales como actas de entrega y lista de participantes.

    Gestionar logística para la entrega de beneficios por fondos especiales birthday bounceback, community gift, gift cathalogue y GN comunitarios.

  3. Desarrollar competencias en grupos metas comunitarias y, liderazgo local y voluntariado comunitario sobre bienestar.

    Garantizada la consolidación de redes de voluntarios comunitarios que se involucren y participen en actividades de patrocinio y programación, asegurando la sostenibilidad de las acciones a favor del bienestar de la niñez, de acuerdo a las necesidades de cada Área de Enfoque Primario.

  4. Realizar acciones conjuntas con socios y actores locales para el bienestar integral de la niñez y adolescencia conforme acuerdos establecidos para el asocio.

    Fortalecidas las relaciones de asocio para la implementación conjunta de proyectos a favor del Bienestar Integral de la Niñez y Adolescencia.

  5. Asegurar la atención a visitas de patrocinadores en las comunidades.

Asegurar el llenado de los documentos de soporte de autorización y aceptación de las visitas.

Garantizar el cumplimiento de los protocolos de protección de la niñez.

Garantizar el desarrollo de las actividades que forman parte de la agenda de la visita.

CONDUCTAS BASICAS PARA EL PUESTO

Conducta Resultados esperados

  1. Respetar e implementar la Política de Protección de la Niñez.

    Garantizado que WV es una Organización Segura para la Niñez

  2. Respetar las políticas y procedimientos establecidos como parte de los controles internos inherentes al puesto.

    Se ha prevenido y disminuido el Riesgo en las Operaciones.

  3. Demostrar que el manejo de las relaciones con el personal, NNAJ y socios, es congruente con valores y principios cristianos.

Evidenciada la congruencia entre los valores de la organización y la forma de relacionarse.

CONOCIMIENTOS, DESTREZAS Y HABILIDADES

Formación académica

Licenciaturas en: Trabajo Social, Sociología, Antropología Social, Ingenierías, Derecho, Administración y carreras afines, Nutrición, Enfermería, Psicología, Pedagogía.

Conocimientos y habilidades

Planificación operativa.

Manejo de la legislación nacional en temas de familia y protección de la niñez Manejo de metodologías participativas con niños, niñas y adultos.

Dominio de paquetes computarizados en ambiente Windows e Internet.

Trabajo en equipo multidisciplinario.

Capacidad de análisis y síntesis.

Licencia de conducir motocicleta.

Manejo de técnicas para la resolución de conflictos.

Capacidad para organizar, dirigir y facilitar eventos.

Coordinación con voluntariado y socios locales.

Experiencia

Manejo de metodologías participativas con niños, niñas y adultos

Capacidades Centrales

Capacidades de logro

Lograr resultados y servicio de calidad.

Inspirar confianza dentro y fuera de la organización.

Comunicar eficazmente la información.

Capacidades de pensamiento

Identificar puntos críticos enfrentados por la organización.

Entender el sector humanitario.

Capacidades de autogestión

Mostrar una vida y un trabajo centrados en Cristo.

Reflejar valores cristianos en el trabajo y la vida

Aprender para el crecimiento y el desarrollo.

Mantener equilibrio y efectividad en el trabajo/la vida.

Capacidades relacionales

Desarrollar relaciones de colaboración.

Influir a las personas y a los grupos.

FACILITADOR DE DESARROLLO INTEGRAL (PA KAULAPA/ESQUIPULAS)

Puesto: FACILITADOR DE DESARROLLO INTEGRAL

Área OPERACIONES

Reporta a SUPERVISOR DE AREA

PROPÓSITO DEL PUESTO

Asegurar el Bienestar de Niñez registrada en patrocinio y del área de enfoque primario asignado desde la implementación de los Programas Técnicos y CESP, en asocio con organizaciones e instituciones presentes.

PRINCIPALES RESPONSABILIDADES

Responsabilidades Principales

  1. Asegurar patrocinio en la programación en las operaciones de campo, a través de la implementación de los modelos y metodologías y acciones estratégicas a favor del bienestar integral de la niñez y adolescencia.

    Garantizado la retención del RC del área de enfoque primario, a través del relacionamiento entre la familia y la niñez.

    Fortalecido el bienestar integral de la niñez, adolescencia, juventud sus familias y comunidades.

    Asegurada la participación e inclusión de los NNAJ registrada acompañada en las actividades orientadas al bienestar de la niñez.

    Asegurado el monitoreo del bienestar integral de la niñez y adolescencia, a través de las intervenciones programáticas.

    Asegurada calidad y estándares de tiempo de las comunicaciones (SL, IL, GN, TN, QU, APR, videos y fotografías) entre niñez patrocinada y patrocinadores.

    Garantizada la orientación comunitaria en cada comunidad asignada.

    Asegurada la actualización de indicadores de Bienestar de Niñez en Horizon.

    Asegurada la administración del RC acordada con la Oficina de Soporte anualmente.

    Reportados incidentes de protección, salud y educación.

    Seguimiento a los casos especiales de protección, salud y educación.

    50%

  2. Coordinar condiciones logísticas para la implementación de los programas técnicos y CESP.

    Garantizada la recepción y distribución de bienes y servicios a los grupos metas, asegurando los correspondientes soportes tales como actas de entrega y lista de participantes.

    Gestionar logística para la entrega de beneficios por fondos especiales birthday bounceback, community gift, gift cathalogue y GN comunitarios.

  3. Desarrollar competencias en grupos metas comunitarias y, liderazgo local y voluntariado comunitario sobre bienestar.

    Garantizada la consolidación de redes de voluntarios comunitarios que se involucren y participen en actividades de patrocinio y programación, asegurando la sostenibilidad de las acciones a favor del bienestar de la niñez, de acuerdo a las necesidades de cada Área de Enfoque Primario.

  4. Realizar acciones conjuntas con socios y actores locales para el bienestar integral de la niñez y adolescencia conforme acuerdos establecidos para el asocio.

    Fortalecidas las relaciones de asocio para la implementación conjunta de proyectos a favor del Bienestar Integral de la Niñez y Adolescencia.

  5. Asegurar la atención a visitas de patrocinadores en las comunidades.

Asegurar el llenado de los documentos de soporte de autorización y aceptación de las visitas.

Garantizar el cumplimiento de los protocolos de protección de la niñez.

Garantizar el desarrollo de las actividades que forman parte de la agenda de la visita.

CONDUCTAS BASICAS PARA EL PUESTO

Conducta Resultados esperados

  1. Respetar e implementar la Política de Protección de la Niñez.

    Garantizado que WV es una Organización Segura para la Niñez

  2. Respetar las políticas y procedimientos establecidos como parte de los controles internos inherentes al puesto.

    Se ha prevenido y disminuido el Riesgo en las Operaciones.

  3. Demostrar que el manejo de las relaciones con el personal, NNAJ y socios, es congruente con valores y principios cristianos.

Evidenciada la congruencia entre los valores de la organización y la forma de relacionarse.

CONOCIMIENTOS, DESTREZAS Y HABILIDADES

Formación académica

Licenciaturas en: Trabajo Social, Sociología, Antropología Social, Ingenierías, Derecho, Administración y carreras afines, Nutrición, Enfermería, Psicología, Pedagogía.

Conocimientos y habilidades

Planificación operativa.

Manejo de la legislación nacional en temas de familia y protección de la niñez Manejo de metodologías participativas con niños, niñas y adultos.

Dominio de paquetes computarizados en ambiente Windows e Internet.

Trabajo en equipo multidisciplinario.

Capacidad de análisis y síntesis.

Licencia de conducir motocicleta.

Manejo de técnicas para la resolución de conflictos.

Capacidad para organizar, dirigir y facilitar eventos.

Coordinación con voluntariado y socios locales.

Experiencia

Manejo de metodologías participativas con niños, niñas y adultos

Capacidades Centrales

Capacidades de logro

Lograr resultados y servicio de calidad.

Inspirar confianza dentro y fuera de la organización.

Comunicar eficazmente la información.

Capacidades de pensamiento

Identificar puntos críticos enfrentados por la organización.

Entender el sector humanitario.

Capacidades de autogestión

Mostrar una vida y un trabajo centrados en Cristo.

Reflejar valores cristianos en el trabajo y la vida

Aprender para el crecimiento y el desarrollo.

Mantener equilibrio y efectividad en el trabajo/la vida.

Capacidades relacionales

Desarrollar relaciones de colaboración.

Influir a las personas y a los grupos.

Senior Director, Social Mobilization

*Position location 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:

This position is responsible for and has oversight of developing and implementing a successful social mobilization strategy for World Vision globally.

This position will develop the systems, structures, partnerships, technology and operating models for the delivery of a social mobilization strategy that engages the public, children, partners and community members to shifts attitudes & behaviours and drive courageous action in support of policy change, and implementation, of child rights, the global campaign It takes a world to end violence against children and Agenda 2030.

The Senior Director of Social Mobilization will develop strong internal and external networks and collaborate closely with marketing, communications, policy & advocacy, campaigners and child and youth participation experts at the global level and across all World Vision Support, Field and Regional Offices to significantly raise the public profile of our efforts offline and online. This includes leadership of global mobilization efforts, support for local and national campaign and mobilization strategies, fostering citizen and youth movements, development of compelling public engagement content and meaningful supporter and community actions. In addition, this position will deploy new technologies to drive engagement and reach new audiences (especially millennials), strengthen loyalty and involvement of existing supporters.

The Senior Director will be part of the Advocacy & External Engagement (A&EE) Leadership Team, manage a team of public engagement, mobilization and child participation experts, develop and monitor the team strategy and workplan as well as manage budgets and relationships with external agencies.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing and implementing a successful global social mobilization strategy, including but not limited to children.

  • Systems, structures, partnerships, technology, metrics and operating models for the delivery a social mobilization strategy in place.

  • Establish and report on social mobilization pilots and approaches to deliver maximum impact and return on investment, including to shift attitudes & behaviours.

  • Work with Senior Leaders to ensure social mobilization is a critical aspect of WV’s work at all levels of the Organisation and is operating at scale.

  • Unlock investments across WV for social and popular mobilization and ensure leadership understands the benefits and impact.

  • Scale up emerging digital platforms for social mobilization globally.

  • Establish new types of external partnerships to reach new and more people, enable citizen and child-led movements in developing and developed countries.

  • Strengthen WV’s brand and thought leadership in social mobilization and child and youth participation.

  • Leadership of global mobilization and public engagement efforts to support policy and advocacy, and attitude & behavior change objectives.

  • Oversee and lead global social and popular mobilization efforts – online and offline, especially at global moments.

  • Develop and curate communications content and develop public actions to engage the public in support of children across contexts.

  • Work with Marketing and Communication to develop supporter retention acquisition and journeys.

  • Enable child participation and mobilization in local, national and global spaces.

  • Develop and strengthen internal and external partnerships and communities to deliver Social Mobilization strategy.

  • Establish cross-functional and cross-entity working groups, Communities of Practice and internal networks to deliver strategy.

  • Establish and strengthen external partnerships to increase reach and impact.

  • Enhance Organisational understanding and capability to implement social mobilization strategies & approaches.

  • Brief Senior Leaders for internal and external moments.

  • Leadership of Social Mobilization Team, contribution to A&EE Leadership Team and support for, and engagement of Senior LeadersDevelop team culture in line with agreed A&EE behaviours and mindsets.

  • Contribute to the overall leadership of the A&EE team.

  • Set ad monitor the team’s annual and the individual workplans.

  • Manage budget.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • At least 15 years of successful relevant professional experience including campaigning, mobilization (offline and online) and social change processes in multiple contexts.

  • Bachelor’s university degree.

  • Master Degree preferred.

  • Strategic Vision.

  • Exceptional stakeholder management, communications and influencing skills.

  • Experience of working in a complex, international and cross-cultural environment.

  • Ability / experience influencing people to achieve mutually beneficial outcomes.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in developing and delivering social mobilization and campaign strategies across contexts.

  • Experience in mobilising supporters and influencing key decision makers on development issues.

  • Strong understanding of technology and digital platforms for mobilization and shifting attitudes & behaviours.

  • Strong understanding of policy.

  • Is trusted as an honest person. Demonstrates openness and transparency. Advocates for what is right for the organization and employees, even in the face of differing opinions. Respects and adheres to World Vision’s values, consistently acting in accordance with those values and practicing what he/she preaches.

  • Ability to engage with, support and influence senior Senior Leadership.

  • Good representational skill and the ability to represent the organisation in high level meetings.

  • Proficiency in more than one UN language.

  • Understanding of DM&E for Social Mobilization.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Senior Director, External Engagement

*Position location 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 Senior Director, External Engagement provides overall leadership, coordination and alignment of global level external engagement, seeking to achieve influence, support income and ultimately to impact external targets in support of WV objectives for children as articulated in Our Promise. The Senior Director will develop and deliver annual plans that maximize the external engagement of Senior leaders, sector and thematic experts, policy advisors and children. The Senior Leader leads and facilitates the External Engagement (EE) Advisory Group for aligned and impactful external engagement across the Global Centre, including through analysis and prioritization of external stakeholders and partnerships, and through regular reporting, innovation and excellence. The Senior Director leads the alignment of EE in WV Global Capitals, leads a team of EE advisors (including in the Global Capitals) and ensures that WV voices are addressing the most important and impactful stakeholders, forums and processes in support of the rights and well being of children, especially the most vulnerable. The Senior Leader will support strong external engagement across all entities of the Partnership, including support to Regional Advocacy Directors in their EE planning. S/he will support Senior WV leaders, including the President, in their participation in major multilateral events and dialogue with external bodies.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and deliver a global External Engagement agenda focused on the rights of children and the achievement of priority Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) External Engagement agenda provides the best opportunities for WV to advance its external objectives and positively impact the lives of most vulnerable children.

Examples include:

  • Work with Global Capital leads to represent or position WV within the UN, diplomatic, and NGO communities.

  • Coordinate and facilitate external relationships that enable WV to articulate its concerns to NGO, UN, Governmental, and other multilateral bodies.

  • Strategic briefings to inform organizations of WV's work and policy positioning.

  • Direct meetings with key individuals and active participation in meetings of multilateral bodies.

  • Support, coordinate and facilitate representation at agreed global events on behalf of the wider A&EE.

  • Translate in-depth policy work in A&EE priority thematic areas into messaging for use in external relationships.

  • Maintain good relations and work effectively with other members of the GC, SOs and GFO teams to ensure that World Vision presents a professional and efficient point of contact to global institutions.

  • Including maintaining awareness of the activities of other members of the team to enable mutual support during times of high pressure activity.

  • Management of the EE team, including across Global Capitals in New York, Geneva and Brussels. Support regional capitals in other locations (Africa, Asia and LAC).

  • Aligned, well functioning team supporting overall EE objectives of the A&EE team and Global Centre.

  • Develop team culture in line with agreed A&EE behaviours and mindsets.

  • Contribute to the overall leadership of the A&EE team.

  • Set and monitor the team’s annual workplans and the individual workplans of the team.

  • Manage budget.

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

  • Strong and effective World Vision representation at priority global forums and processes, through:

  • Consistent use of strategic planning processes and tools. This includes working with Global Communications to develop communications plans for all priority engagements, and working with the President’s communications team when he is participating.

  • Support for participation in international meetings, and provision of direction re: networking with multilateral leaders. Briefing key World Vision leaders before key events and debriefing afterwards.

  • Act as the organisational representative, the representative of the President, or the representative of the Advocacy & External Engagement Partnership Leader at external forums.

  • Advise WV leadership on industry thinking and new developments.

  • Provide overall leadership to EE Advisory Group.

  • Aligned, coherent and bold World Vision EE across the Global Centre, directed at the most important and prioritized external stakeholders, leading to influence, income and impact for children.

  • Provide guidance for the development of strategic global partnerships.

  • WV’s highest priority global partnerships are performing and delivering at their optimal level and, thereby, making substantive contributions to WV’s impact.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Masters degree in International Affairs, Public Policy, International Development, Human Rights, Law or other relevant field.

  • Minimum 7 year leadership experience working in child rights focused External Engagement in CSO context and/or government or multilateral context.

  • Expert level understanding of child rights policy debates and dialogues, including regarding the Sustainable Development Goals, ODA, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

  • Significant field experience and/or understanding in international development or humanitarian contexts.

  • English language fluency.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent communications skills, verbally and written.

  • Excellent trends and political analysis skills.

  • Excellent team leadership and management skills.

  • Strong understanding of World Vision Partnership and Our Promise.

  • Strong understanding of global trends, debates and agendas related to development and humanitarian issues.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Director, Local-to-Global Advocacy & Impact

*Position location 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 Director, Local-to-Global Advocacy & Impact, provides overall leadership for ensuring that WVI’s advocacy and external engagement is joined-up from the local, national and regional levels through to the global level. She/he reports to the Partnership Leader for Advocacy and External Engagement (A&EE). In cooperation with the Regional Advocacy Directors and the rest of the GC A&EE team, the Director ensures that the WV-wide advocacy change agenda is focused on, and contributing to, the SDGs as articulated in WV’s Global Impact Framework and Our Promise. She/he has the ultimate responsibility of maintaining the communication between GC A&EE and the Field on all aspects related to WVI advocacy priorities and agenda. Additionally, the Director works with the Regional Offices toward the development, use, and the representation of WVI’s Local Level Advocacy results and citizens generated data on the global agenda. As part of the A&EE Leadership Team the Director contributes to increasing WVI’s positioning as a thought leader on participatory development and helps maintain a close coordination between the global priorities and the identified local level gaps.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and deliver the plan to ensure WVI’s advocacy and external engagement are joined-up from the local, national and regional levels through to the global level.

  • Alignment beween the global advocacy and external engagement with the local, national and regional level priorities and the identified gaps in policies for children.

  • Contribute the field perspective to the overall A&EE global agenda and strategy realization plan.

  • Contribute a global perspective of opportunities to hold governments accountable for global and national level commitments.

  • Maintain open communication between the regional offices and work effectively with other members of the GC, SOs and GFO teams to ensure full transparency, understanding and support of World Vision’s unique strong voice on critical child rights and/ or SDG issues.

  • Ensure effective coordination of local to global engagement around global moments.

  • Provide support and guidance to Regional Advocacy Directors.

  • Collaboration, dialogue and mutual support between the Regional Offices on Advocacy and External Engagement.

  • Provide support to the field (in consultation with ROs) in delivering on the National and Regional accountability reports as part of the Agenda 2030 (VNRs), the global It takes a world campaign, or other global initiatives.

  • Communicate and provide guidance to the Regional Offices regarding WVI’s work as part of global partnerships, coalitions and joint ventures.

  • Provide support for global advocacy events organized at the regional level.

  • Management of the Local to Global Advocacy for Impact team.

  • Aligned, well functioning team supporting overall objectives of the A&EE team and Global Centre.

  • Leadership and mentoring in support of the Regional Advocacy Directors’ role.

  • Develop team culture in line with agreed A&EE behaviours and mindsets.

  • Contribute to the overall leadership of the A&EE team.

  • Set and monitor the team’s annual workplans and the individual workplans of the team.

  • Manage budget.

  • Provide support for the integration of advocacy and external engagement in field strategies and project models.

  • Collaborate with the GFO in supporting the integration of advocacy, external engagement and campaign (especially global moments) in the strategies and annual implementation plans.

  • Provide consultation as needed on the development of Field Offices strategies, based on the global trends and opportunities identified by the larger global A&EE team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Masters degree in International Affairs, Political Science, Public Policy, International Development, or other relevant field.

  • Minimum 7 year leadership experience working in international development or humanitarian field in CSO context and/or government or multilateral context.

  • Significant field experience in international development or humanitarian contexts.

  • English language fluency.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent communications skills, verbally and written.

  • Excellent understanding of programming, local to national, regional and global advocacy.

  • Excellent team leadership and management skills; ability to work with virtual teams.

  • Strong understanding of World Vision Partnership and values, and Our Promise.

  • Strong understanding of global trends, debates and agendas related to development and humanitarian issues.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Director, Global Campaigns

*Position location 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 Director, Global Campaigns will report to the Partnership Leader, Advocacy & External Engagement, providing leadership to World Vision’s global campaigns. This position is responsible for and has oversight of developing and implementing a successful Campaign strategy, change agenda and annual campaign plan for the global It Takes a World to end violence against children campaign and subsequent campaigns.

The position involves exceptional influencing, collaboration and stakeholder management expertise to galvanise strong internal and external support for the campaign and drive collaboration across World Vision offices, sectors and Disaster Management, along with policy, external engagement, social mobilization, knowledge management, research and evidence and communications to deliver on the 4 external campaign objectives. In addition, the Campaign Director is responsible for briefing and supporting the engagement of Senior Leaders in the campaign, reporting on key metrics and sharing knowledge and good practice across the Partnership, including an external evaluation of the campaign.

The Campaign Director will also be responsible for alignment and capability across 70 national campaigns as well as directly coordinating the global level aspects of the campaign and working to significantly raise the public profile of our global campaign efforts. This position requires high level partnering ability as well as an ability to engage with key global institutions, United Nations (UN) bodies, governments and CSO partners.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Leadership and Operational Accountability:

  • Develop global level advocacy and campaigns strategies, focusing on the It takes a world to end violence against children campaign.

  • Galvanise internal support and whole of Partnership participation in the campaign; support and brief Senior Leaders.

  • Coordinate the EVAC campaign at the global level, and engage and coordinate Support & Field Office campaigns in alignment with global campaign objectives.

  • Provide oversight to major policy and advocacy initiatives and ensure compliance with WVI advocacy and campaigns standards, protocols and policy.

  • Strengthen local to global campaign model.

  • Lead external evaluation, reporting and learning for global campaigns.

Coordinate Advocacy and External Engagement for Campaign:

  • Coordinate strategic engagement with global institutions, particularly around key moments.

  • Build strategic partnerships with civil society, donors, UN entities, FBOs and other organizations to enhance collective response.

  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to significantly raise the public profile of the campaign, including global mobilization efforts.

  • Support media, social media, online platforms and public and supporter engagement and mobilization.

  • Represent WV in global, regional and national advocacy and campaigns events, conferences, fora, seminars and technical working groups.

Campaigns Management:

  • Develop the EVAC change agenda, campaign and implementation plan, along with annual workplans for global campaign efforts.

  • Ensure implementation of campaign plans and strategy.

  • Coordinate global engaement and high profile events.

  • Ensure that children’s voices are represented through local level advocacy efforts and local-national-global linkages.

Management of cross-functional staff contributing to campaigns:

  • Planning, coordination and leadership of staff from all functional areas critical to deliver to campaign.

  • Support development and review of Performance agreements for staff contributing to campaigns.

  • Develop service-level agreements and service contracts.

Collaboration and cross functional work:

  • Establish, lead and participate in global advocacy and campaigns coordination work.

  • Collaborate with A&EE teams and key WV functional departments such as marketing & communications, Gobal Field Operations to deliver campaign objectives.

  • Collaborate with other units to leverage the impact of advocacy and campaigns work in the NO/RO/SO offices.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Degree in either human rights, social marketing, law, international relations, development, social studies, or related field.

  • 10 years of experience in advocacy and campaigns work in developing and developed countries.

  • In depth knowledge of advocacy and child Protection, child rights or the SDGs.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills, particularly in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Excellent collaboration and negotiation skills.

  • Strong planning and organizational skills and ability to prioritize multiple activities.

  • Ability to influence internal and external stakeholders and represent WV, particularly with donors and partners.

  • Experience in leading campaigns.

  • Proven advocacy experience on Child Protection issues.

  • Experience in programme management.

  • Proficient in English language, second language desirable.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strategy development.

  • Theory of change and logical framework development.

  • Advocacy and campaigns including social and child mobilisation.

  • Budget development/management, including knowledge of general accounting and budgeting principles.

  • Coaching and mentoring.

  • Professional experience in training/capacity building.

  • Multi-sectoral/integrated program design and implementation.

  • Digital technology.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Senior Director, Research, Innovation and Capacity

*Position location 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 Senior Director Research, Innovation and Capacity provides overall leadership on developing and delivering on a coherent research agenda to inform WVI’s evidence-based policy work, positions, advocacy and external engagement. In doing so the Senior Director guides full use of the existing resources developed by field offices (Program and citizen-driven data; vulnerability maps, CVA databases, CWB reports, Horizon), by other WV teams (Global Impact) or by external stakeholders. The role is also responsible to create the mechanisms needed for the appropriate identification and support of innovations in research methodologies, policy work, as well as the relevant external trends, to advise

the Policy development group. Additionally, based on the identified gaps, solutions, innovations and trends, the Senior Director will support the development of the advocacy, policy and external engagement community of practice that will be responsible for the knowledge management and the internal communication of the relevant content.

The Senior Director for Research, Innovation and Capacity reports directly to the Partnership Leader, Advocacy and External Engagement and is part of the A&EE Leadership Team.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and deliver a global research agenda that informs WVI’s evidence-based policy, positions, advocacy and external engagement, ensuring Partnership-wide alignment around the identified trends, gaps and industry innovations.

Liaise with academic partners, research institutions, on policy related research to build World Vision's evidence-based public policy contents.

Identify, build external relationships and networks; develop effective partnerships with leading research institutions and international research programs, government agencies.

Collaborate with universities and research institutions to build new body of evidence to enact policy changes.

Lead and oversee the quality of our advocacy research, and ensure the coordination with the overall research agenda.

Positions the right evidence (research, innovations from the field, trends, etc.) in support of our agreed-upon strategic priorities for Advocacy and External Engagement and in line with the Global Impact Framework.

Management of the Research, Innovation and Capacity team.

Create a functional mechanism for the identification of innovation and external trends in WVI and the industry.

Provide overall leadership for Knowledge Management in Advocacy and External Engagement.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Masters degree in International Affairs, Public Policy, or other relevant field.

  • Minimum 7 year leadership experience working in child rights, international development/humanitarian field and/or government or multilateral context.

  • Strong research experience, including knowledge of citizen driven accountability, participatory community based methodologies and child rights and participation in assessing evidence and impact.

  • Significant field experience and/or understanding in international development or humanitarian contexts.

  • English language fluency.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent communications skills, verbally and written, particularly from a research perspective.

  • Excellent trends and analysis skills.

  • Excellent team leadership and management skills.

  • Strong understanding of World Vision Partnership and Our Promise.

  • Strong understanding of global trends, debates and agendas related to development and humanitarian issues.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Senior Director, Public Policy

*Position location 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 Senior Director, Public Policy will provide overall leadership in the World Vision Partnership to the development and advocacy application of public policies directed at policy change by governments, multilaterals, global forums and processes at national, regional and global levels. All public policy will be designed to support the achievement of the rights and well-being of children, especially the most vulnerable. The Senior Director, reporting directly to the Partnership Leader, Advocacy & External Engagement (A&EE), will lead a team of policy advisors and will convene policy and advocacy advisors from World Vision entities to develop and deliver a global policy change agenda. Such policy

will be developed based on field evidence and research and will address priority, child focused themes. The Senior Director is the caretaker of public policy for the World Vision Partnership and will ensure that all new policy positions and policy documents are in alignment with existing positions and flow from the WVI Board Advocacy for Justice policy.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop and deliver a coherent and impactful global policy change agenda in line with Our Promise.

  • Policy change agenda leads to strong policy products that impact the achievement of rights for vulnerable children at national, regional and global levels.

  • The policy agenda focuses on the rights of children and the achievement of priority Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and demonstrates direct contribution to WVI’s Global Impact Framework.

  • Ensure all new policy positions and policy documents are in alignment with existing positions and flow from the WVI Board Advocacy for Justice policy.

  • Coherent, consistent and bold World Vision policy ensuring the World Vision Partnership speaks with one voice for the rights of children.

  • Mechanisms are in place for the consultation, coordination and contribution by different internal stakeholders to the overall global policy agenda.

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

  • Strong and effective World Vision representation at priority global forums and processes.

Strategic support for the field‘s contribution to the global policy agenda.

Collaborate with Regional Advocacy Directors and Impact to determine the appropriate type and level of support to the field policy development efforts.

Monitor and report on the overall achievements in the:

  • policies impacting the lives of the children.

  • children impacted by WV policy work.

  • Management of the global Policy team.

  • Develop team culture in line with agreed A&EE behaviours and mindsets.

  • Contribute to the overall leadership of the A&EE team.

  • Set and monitor the team’s annual workplans and the individual workplans of the team.

  • Manage budget.

  • Ensure that World Vision is a recognized global leader in child rights focused policy and advocacy by engaging, participating and providing leadership in relevant external policy networks and coalitions.

  • Strengthened World Vision reputation as global leader for child rights.

  • Agreed plan for networks, coalitions and forums where WV will seek to be recognized as a global thought leader.

  • Collaboration and cross functional work.

  • Establish, lead and participate in global advocacy and policy coordination work.

  • Collaborate with critical external stakeholders and key WV functional departments to deliver the policy agenda.

  • Lead, participate or coordinate WVI contribution to policy change through coalitions or joint ventures with like-minded organizations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Masters degree in International Affairs, Public Policy, International Development, Human Rights, Law or other relevant field.

  • Minimum 7 year leadership experience working in child rights focused public policy in CSO context.

  • Expert level understanding of child rights policy debates and dialogues, including regarding the Sustainable Development Goals, ODA, and the Convention on the Rights of the Child.

  • Significant field experience and/or understanding in international development or humanitarian contexts.

  • English language fluency.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent communications skills, verbally and written.

  • Excellent policy and political analysis skills—knows how policy change happens.

  • Excellent team leadership and management skills.

  • Strong understanding of World Vision Partnership and Our Promise.

  • Strong understanding of global trends, debates and agendas related to development and humanitarian issues.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

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