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

CYERA Deputy Chief of Party

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) of Operation will support anticipated five-year USAID-funded the Child and Youth Education Response Activity (CYERA) which will target children and youth (both girls and boys) living in crisis- and conflict-affected communities of in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo and deliver rapid education services in other provinces if and when requested based on anticipated needs.

The DCoP of Operation will be responsible for the management of the project, including grant implementation, financial accountability, staffing, planning and reporting as assigned by Chief of Party (CoP).

The Deputy CoP of Operations has responsibility for overall project operations. S/he should be familiar with the technical components of the project and the required support services. The Deputy CoP of Operations ensures that grants operations and sub-grantee management activities are in full compliance with USAID regulations and aligned to NO operations. Upon CoP/PD request, the Deputy CoP of Operations would represent the grant to donors and other stakeholders.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Oversee Project Operations:

  • Direct and oversee World Vision's work on the CYERA, ensuring that all program goals are met.

  • Manage grant budget within approved spending levels.

  • Identify issues and risks related to program implementation in a timely manner, and suggest appropriate program adjustments to the Chief of Party.

  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocable, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure clean audits.

  • Oversee supply and equipment acquisition, disposition, and management in compliance with WV internal and donor requirements.

People Management:

  • Organize and direct the work of grant staff and short-term advisors, set individual performance objectives cascaded from project objectives to all staff hired in the project.

  • Provide supervision, training and performance management coaching and feedback.

  • Support Staff Learning and Development according with WVI policy.

  • Develop and update workforce planning.

  • Ensure strong staff management practices, consistent with WV policies, donor requirements and local laws.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff is available.

Effective and Accurate Reporting and Communication:

  • Establish and maintain effective reporting, evaluation, and internal communication.

  • Ensure timely and accurate reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Networking and Liaison with different stakeholders.

  • Liaise with host government officials, local communities, farmers, and other organizations as appropriate.

  • When delegated by CoP, represent the project in meetings with donor and other stakeholders.

Other Responsibilities:

  • Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned, including administrative and planning functions.

  • Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Required:

  • Master’s degree in the education, public/business administration, international relations, other social sciences, or a similar relevant experience in program management in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with USAID requirements, their history and their development.

  • Ability to integrate, lead and motivate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working with host-country professionals, ministries and with donor colleagues in country.

  • Experience working in fragile contexts, such as eastern DRC.

  • Strong interpersonal skills.

  • Experience integrating gender, child protection and youth into complex programming (inclusive programming).

  • Has at least five years of grant management experience with USAID or other US government donors.

  • At least seven years of experience designing, implementing and managing large and complex projects involving multiple partners, in/for developing countries.

  • Experience living and working in the DRC, a plus.

  • Fluent French speaker, and professional level written and spoken proficiency in English.

  • Strong writing and oral presentation skills in French is required, similar capacity in English is highly desirable.

Preferred:

  • Understanding of the educational environment and institutions in the DRC.

  • Language skills Swahili, Nande or other eastern languages are an advantage.

  • Experience in managing large teams.

  • At least 7 years experience implementing and managing large international grants.

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred.

  • At least 4 years of the international development experience of either the Director or Deputy Director (or of each); must involve implementation and management of large-scale grant/ programme activities.

Work Environment:

  • Minimum 40% travel to the project activities area.