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World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Driver (5 Positions)

Reporting to: Transport Officer

Location: Zambia

Purpose of the Position

The overall purpose of the transport facilitators is to provide logistical support to the staff and visitors in the course of project implementation. Further, the transport facilitators ensure that all errands related to work are undertaken to guarantee a smooth running of programme activities.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Transport facilitating of World Vision Programme/Project staff, visitors, partners and any other authorized personnel in order for them to carry out field activities, facilitation to the hotels, office, field & airport transfers

  • Deliver packages and goods as requested by various departments & assigned by the Transport & Logistics Officer

  • Prepare vehicle performance report & submit to the Transport & Logistics Officer

  • Monitor and ensure that the status of motor vehicles e.g. Engine oil, water, brake fluid and tire condition etc. are in good state before using the motor vehicle

  • Ensure that all trips are authorized, start and finish mileage recorded, fuel allocated and purpose of the journey are indicated in the movement log-book before undertaking any trip

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Education: Grade 12 standard of education

  • Experience: 3 – 5 years working experience

  • Two years driving experience

  • Valid Zambia Driving License

  • Knowledge in basic mechanics is added advantage

  • Fluency in English both written & Spoken

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 12 April 2021. Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Digital Media & Design Officer

World Vision Zambia (WVZ) Limited is a faith-based Organization dealing with Relief aid, Development, and Advocacy dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. WVZ is part of World Vision International and serves all people regardless of religion, race, tribe, or gender. We are currently working on 38 large-scale programs in over 30 districts in Zambia.

Position: Digital Media and Graphic Design Officer

Reporting to: Marketing and Branding Specialist

Location: Lusaka, Zambia

Purpose of the Position

The Digital Media and Graphic Design Officer will support the Resource Acquisition, Communications and Humanitarian Response Department and will focus on creative campaign design; marketing planning; web content generation; graphic and media design; and managing our online presence. The successful candidate will be responsible for shaping the visual aspects of WVZ Local Fundraising website; development of marketing products and communication materials; development of creative and effective print and electronic marketing /public awareness materials that utilize best stories/testimonials, program outcomes and engaging images. The candidate needs to have a creative flair and a strong ability to translate requirements into design.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate and manage the creation of all digital content such as website, blogs, infographics, videos etc. with technical teams, field staff, advocacy and communications

  • Ensure fresh content on all relevant digital media and monitor/track success by monitoring traffic on the site/pages. Provide website analytics and suggest strategies and methods for improvement

  • Develop marketing products and communication materials that illustrate and enhance

  • communication around World Vision's work on issues affecting children and ensure the WVI brand guidelines are followed on all publications and other materials

  • Stay up-to-date with digital media technologies and latest trends

  • Prepares final layout print-ready files of art.

  • Apply design skills - typography, the handling and manipulation of images, freehand graphics, and basic design elements

  • Assist in the planning, managing and execution of events

  • Work to improve the WVZ brand presence

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience:

  • BSc Degree in Marketing, Graphic Design, Digital Media or relevant field

  • Additional qualification in web design or animation is a plus

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience as Digital Media Officer or Digital Marketing Officer or similar role

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with visual communication methods 

  • Extensive knowledge of design software and technologies, such as Adobe Creative Suites, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, Corel Draw, or other media editing software

  • Knowledge of web design

  • Must be a committed Christian, attend/lead in daily devotions and attend Chapel

NOTE:

“World Vision Zambia is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from all forms of abuse and sexual exploitation. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks”.

Applications will close by 16 April 2021. Only those who meet the requirements will be contacted.

Women are strongly encouraged to apply; ONLY shortlisted candidates will be contacted!

Humanitarian Emergencies and Cash Co-ordination Manager

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The manager provides strategic leadership in World Vision's humanitarian work, particularly in responding to crises, Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR), and contributing to key areas of the sector, influencing host governments and donors in key policy areas. The role will also be the key HEA focal person representing the office on regional engagements related to Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) and Disaster Declaration Group (DDG) issues, and providing Technical guidance to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT). Furthermore, the role will act as the Cash programming focal person within the National Office. He or she will provide leadership for Cash related assessment, program design, Implementation and learning interventions as well as coordination and engagements representing World Vision.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Response Management:

  • Development of the WV South Sudan Response business plans and ensure proper alignment with the national office strategies.

  • Develop and implement World Vision South Sudan (WVSS) HEA capacity building plan and ensure National Disaster Management Team (NDMT) committee members are functional and have updated TORs.

  • Provide Technical support and oversight to the Disaster Preparedness Planning initiatives and the National Office and at Zonal Level.

  • Ensure that at all times WV South Sudan maintains minimum capabilities to respond to community needs.

Lead/Support Acquisition of HEA Resources:

  • Contribute to the development of project proposals for the opportunities offered by donors to support humanitarian interventions and DRR.

  • Lead key assessments, including rapid and departmental assessment and preparation.

  • Operational in DRR, Management of emergency interventions and implementation.

  • Lead the establishment and operation of the WV SS national disaster management team (NDMT).

  • Active membership in RDMT.

  • Prepare and carry out NDM.

Cash Programming Co-ordination and Networking:

  • Lead coordination and networking initiatives on CVP for WVSS. This includes engagements with the CashWorkign Group, CaLP, Government State Departments, Consortia, the HPPP, NGOs and other stakeholders in that space.

  • Where possible, provide leadership for working groups or task teams.

  • Work with GAM, Technical Teams and partners to develop winning proposals that incorporate CVP as modality.

  • Establish And maintain good relationship.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning:

  • Innovate; test or replicate good ideas to scale up multipurpose cash based programming in humanitarian, social safety net or development programming.

  • Set up CVP monitoring, accountability and learning systems and address findings and recommendations on a regular basis.

  • Design and facilitate market assessments and document lessons for sharing internally and with key partners

  • Ensure regular program reports are generated and shared internally, with program staff.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Field-based international NGO work experience in Humanitarian Emergency affairs and Cash Assistance program leadership, with a minimum of 5 years total development and emergency experience in food logistics (warehousing, transportation, distributions) in a fragile or challenging and complex contexts with responsibility of overseeing comprehensive food security programs.

  • Experience in working Camps, for refugees or internally displaced people will be an added advantage.

  • A proven strong cash based programming background.

  • Sound knowledge of humanitarian international standards, policies and procedures including the Red Cross and Red Crescent Code of Conduct, HAP-I Standard, ECB Good Enough Guide, Sphere Standard (Humanitarian Charter and Participation Standard), donor requirements and WV Humanitarian Accountability Framework.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environments, and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Ability to work in high tension and high security risk situations and be able to adapt to rapidly changing contexts.

  • Strong English communication skills (both oral and written).

  • Positive collaboration and facilitation skills including the ability to train and supervise a multi-cultural team.

  • Proven ability to manage complex partnership relationships including effective coordination with host country government.

  • Good cross-cultural communication skills.

  • Willingness to spend at least 30% of the time in the field visiting projects sometimes under difficult living conditions.

  • Bachelor degree in the fields of: Social Science, Economics, Statistics or related field.

  • Demonstrated understanding of humanitarian response principles, guidelines and policies.

  • Good understanding of the theory and principles of development.

  • Good understanding of child protection standards.

  • Knowledge of the main current debates on the effectiveness of disaster preparedness and methods.

  • A good understanding of Christian principles demonstrated by a personal expression of the faith.

  • The response to the development programming is desired.

  • Deployment and / or travel in humanitarian emergencies of all kinds.

  • Programming in a humanitarian or long-term development context.

  • Acquisition of demonstrated resources (grants) for humanitarian interventions.

  • Clear history of a solid external management of stakeholders in political and intercultural contexts.

  • Demonstrated experience in child-centered and community-based programs.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, management, business administration, international development or a related field including grant management.

  • Extensive exposure to Humanitarian Emergency affairs and or Cash programming co-ordination (minimum 3 years).

  • Knowledge of the Sphere standards, Code of Conduct for Red Cross/ Red crescent, Humanitarian Accountability Partnerships (HAP) and other international humanitarian standards.

  • Experience in working in fragile, and difficult contexts with very limited amenities will be an added advantage.

  • Training in CALP certified cash based programming courses will be an added advantage.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Field based position in Yambio, Western Equatoria.

Faith and Development Manager

Purpose of the position:

To develop, integrate and monitor initiatives that nurture the spiritual formation of staff of World Vision Ghana; Spiritual nurture of children through field programming; establishment and monitoring of Church partnerships; and management of Interfaith relations. The role is responsible for ensuring that Faith and Development Models are integrated into the various Technical Programmes thereby contributing to Child Wellbeing Objectives of the National Office (NO) and the Strategic Imperative 1 of Our Promise Partnership Strategy ‘Living our Christian Faith and Calling with Boldness and Humility’.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate efforts to build the capacity of staff for effective “Witness to Jesus Christ through life, word, deed and signs” to reinforce WV’s Christian Identity

  • Contribute to the sustenance of an ethos and culture in WV Ghana that is consistent with our Vision and Mission Statement, Core Values, Guiding Beliefs and Policies

  • Develop and implement programmes that build staff spiritual formation and Christian Commitment capabilities

  • Organize spiritual retreats, conferences, devotions, prayer sessions and other events that will enhance staff spiritual growth

  • In collaboration with the P&C Director, contribute to the establishment of staff recruitment standards to ensure the spiritual commitment of prospective staff; assist in their orientation; and facilitate spiritual development when hired

  • Work closely with P&C in areas of staff care and peer support.

  • Provide staff with materials or resources to strengthen staff spiritual formation. These resources include the Annual Partnership Bible Study (APBS) Guide, “We are World Vision” resource, Lent resource, and the monthly Prayer Guide.

  • Facilitate the capacity building of staff in Mission Immersion Progamme (MIP)

  • Support staff understanding of F&D Policies

  • Ensure the implementation and compliance to World Vision Ghana’s contextualized SNC policy.

  • Provide technical support and coordination to WV Area Programmes (APs) for the effective spiritual nurture of children and youth, through Child Clubs, Young Ambassadors, in alignment with CWB Objectives

  • Ensure that Periodic refresher training on SNC policy will be an ongoing process for field staff.

  • Ensure the functioning Community Children’s Clubs to invest in formation and equipping of community Children’s Clubs, which serve as a vehicle for achieving SNC and value-based life skills objectives

  • Collaborate with Children in Ministry (CiM) Partners including Para church CiM partners, e.g., Child Evangelism Fellowship (CEF), Scripture Union (SU), Ghana Fellowship of Evangelical Students (GHAFES) and denominational CiM partners e.g., the Children’s Ministries of the various church denominations are the implementing partners in SNC.

  • Promote the Capacity Building of SNC Partners including Children’s Club monitors/ facilitators as well as CiM partners, including Local Council of Churches who (LCC) need periodic refresher training to update them on emerging trends in children’s ministry

  • Ensure Value-Based Life Skills/ Compassionate activities, including the Environment are integrated in Children’s Club meetings

  • Ensure Vacation camps for children and youth where life skills, career guidance and moral values are taught

  • Ensure children are engaged in Prayer activities through Mobilization of prayer campaigns involving children and mothers to underscore WV’s dependence on God

  • Ensure that families, parents, communities, and staff will have their capacities built in the Celebrating Families Curriculum designed to equip them in their role as primary care givers in SNC

  • Facilitate the strategic integration of Faith and Development in Strategy and Programming.

  • Ensure that Strategic Imperative 1 of Our Promise Partnership Strategy is fully upheld across the National Office

  • Facilitate the integration of F&D Core project models and ensure each Technical Programme is implementing appropriate and related models in F&D.

  • Enhance the capacity of programming staff (national and field level) on F&D core project models

  • Ensure documentation and learning in F&D integration in programming

  • Support the reporting of F&D deliverables in Horizon, Monthly reports, semi-annual reports and Annual reports and grant project reports.

  • Support resource acquisition to increase F&D programming portfolio

  • Facilitate strategic partnership with church leaders to promote the well-being of children

  • Strengthen Collaboration with National Church Bodies and Christian Ministries in the areas of Spiritual Nurture of Children, Child Wellbeing, Peace-building, Child Protection and Advocacy.

  • Coordinate efforts to build the capacity of church leaders for effective “Witness to Jesus Christ through life, word, deed and signs”

  • Strengthen the Local Council of Churches in all WV Programming Areas

  • Involve churches in discerning spiritual realities in operational areas through the use of spiritual landscaping and confronting/ engagement of spiritual forces resisting change.

  • Advocate and form alliances with churches in response to situations of child/ human rights and community concerns.

  • Work with Churches to sustain their involvement in CWB issues in WASH, health, youth and adolescent life skills training, education and other relevant sectors in alignment with WVG Strategy.

  • Ensure that WVG collaborate/participates with churches in prayer campaigns/ movements/ events, which are either WVG initiated or Church initiated.

  • Facilitate inter-faith engagements and programming, as appropriate, to contribute to child well-being

  • Promote capacity building of Staff and Church partners in interfaith approach to development, including using WVI module “Exploring Islam: A Guide to Interfaith Relations in Islamic Contexts”.

  • Engage and work with local Faith leaders and faith bodies in interfaith approach to addressing issues of mutual interests – CWB, Peace-building, Child Protection, WASH, maternal and child health, and other CWB issues.

  • Facilitate the provision of requisite resources for use by interfaith cooperation groups such as WASH Sermon Guide for Moslems, etc.

  • Provide capacity building for staff and faith leaders in F&D models on interfaith engagements in relation to specific programming based on context

  • Ensure monthly/quarterly devotional guides are produced and shared with leadership and all staff

  • Monitor daily devotions and ensure their functionality across departments and programmes

  • Ensure weekly prayer vigils are held with all staff

  • Ensure proper planning for key spiritual events such as Spiritual retreats, October Day of Prayer, Christmas, Easter Services, etc.

  • Build capacity of F&D support staff and establish F&D Champions across Cluster Offices to promote F&D work

  • Work with PE team on other deliverables related to Strategy, Monitoring and Evaluation; Knowledge Management; Risk Management and any other PE related functions.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  1. Must demonstrate exemplary Christian character

  2. Good understanding of and respect for Christian diversity in the country and ability to effectively work with different denominations.

  3. Good knowledge of and commitment to World Vision, objectives, ministries and systems, and its ethos, Mission Statement, core values, philosophy of work and other Core documents.

  4. Proven ability to conceptualize, innovate, plan and manage programs as well as transfer knowledge and skills.

  5. Must be able to represent World Vision in national and international fora.

  6. Must have good interpersonal and communication skills both orally and in writing

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

  8. Have technical competencies to support the organization in TDI CI Measurements and CC assessments as internal consultant.

  9. Able to lead, and train others to lead, daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  10. Perform other duties as required.

Qualification and Experience:

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level required:

  • 1st Degree in Theology, Christian Education or any of the social sciences

  • Post graduate qualification in related discipline preferred

  • At least 5 years post-qualification experience in a similar position

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

  • Travel: 40% Domestic/international travel is required.

  • On call: 10%

National Director, WV Zimbabwe

*Please submit your CV in English.

*Open until filled.

COUNTRY CONTEXT:

World Vision has been operating in Zimbabwe for 47 years, working with vulnerable communities, partner NGOs, local and donor governments, and the private sector to deliver high impact child focused programming. In a country where more than 70% of the country’s population of 16 million lives in rural areas, World Vision Zimbabwe (WVZ) implements long term programs (Area Development Programs); short term & multi-year grants funded by individuals, donors and other funding from support offices such as United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, Finland, Germany, Hong Kong, Spain, Taiwan, United States and Switzerland. In addition, the office also receives funding support from traditional

donors and multilateral institutions including USAID, WFP, UNICEF, UNFPA FAO; European Union, DFID, ECHO, ADH and UNHCR.

World Vision Zimbabwe has an annual operating budget of approximately US$ 55 million and implements 31 Area Programs (APs) in 9 out of 10 provinces in the country. A total average of 69,969 Sponsored Children and 2.5 million children & adults are reached. WV Zimbabwe has a total workforce of 750 employees excluding volunteers.

The main programming sectors are Education and Life Skills; Health, Nutrition and WASH; Resilience and Livelihoods; Protection of Children; Emergency Response as well as Faith and Development.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To provide overall strategic and operational leadership for World Vision Zimbabwe.

  • Strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision Ministry in Zimbabwe as an effective member of the Partnership in line with Twin Citizenship principles to ensure high Ministry quality and high impact on the field; Be accountable for all of the above.

  • Ensure that WV’s ministry is directly contributing to the sustained well-being of children and the fulfillment of their rights within families and communities.

  • Represent WV to all donors, project partners, other WV Partnership offices and divisions, local Government, Church representatives and non-governmental organizations serving according to given Power of Attorney.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Spiritual Leadership:

  • Ensure that WV Zimbabwe has high quality Christian Commitment strategy and operations plan and they are appropriate for country context.

  • Model high standard of personal Christian leadership, Ministry and integrity though lifestyle and work relationships, and provide spiritual guidance to staff on the Vision, Mission and WV Core Values.

  • Participate and lead regular devotional meetings.

Ministry Performance:

  • Ensure high quality and high impact on the field by leading in a way that WV Zimbabwe programs are achieving expected annual targets on sustainable basis in line with strategic priorities.

  • Ensure adequate resources are acquired and managed to meet and enable quality program implementation.

  • Ensure the highest standards of quality and accountability through compliance with World Vision policies and standards and international standards for emergency response, disaster mitigation, rehabilitation and development.

  • Ensure adequate oversight over project proposals, reports, integrated audits, and ministry evaluations to assure that impact and accountability patterns are met.

  • Ensure accountability for the implementation of effective ministry to all key stakeholders. Ensure adequate oversight towards relevant, timely and accurate flow of management and operational reports according to program objectives and standards.

Strategy, Operating Plan and Long- and Short- Term Targets:

  • Ensure that there is documented Country strategy, Ministry strategies and operating plans, and the latter have been derived from overall strategy and have clear and measurable short-term and long-term targets; Ensure that Ministry strategies are aligned with Partnership Strategic priorities and Our Promise.

  • Ensure that there are clear strategies for People and Culture, Communications and other main functions, and they are based on the office strategy and operational plan and include main priority areas identified in respective Regional and

  • Partnership Strategy. Facilitate and be accountable for strategies execution and monitoring.

  • Support Senior Leadership Team to make consistent and progressive steps towards organizational and programmatic consistency and sustainability; effectively communicate work plans and priorities derived from the organizational strategies by partnering with Senior Leadership Team to ensure synchronized accountabilities, objectives and associated budgets.

  • Enhance organizational excellence by establishing operational benchmarks, timeframes, targets for accountability, KPIs and resources needed to achieve strategic goals, proactively driving improvements if necessary.

  • Enhance sustainable programming supported by stable, long term financing to develop sustainable funding base and to pursue new and innovative funding sources to meet WV Lesotho’s strategic priorities.

  • Play a leading role in developing and managing effective partnerships and networks with both existing and new key partners.

Organizational Leadership:

  • Promote WV’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and key Partnership Standards and Practices among staff and partners and ensure they are the core foundation of the office strategies and work.

  • Promote a leadership and management style that enables the integration of operations across Zimbabwe.

  • Ensure that capable staff is available to implement office strategy and operational plans.

  • Supervise Senior Leadership Team, all policies, organizational planning and development, ensure clarity around roles, motivate Senior Leadership Team and facilitate effective team dynamics.

  • Review and approve Senior Leadership Team succession plans; ensure that proper capacity is in place and succession plan is updated and executed.

  • Lead and Manage in a way that facilitates the high performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity; Promote culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office.

  • Ensure implementation and compliance to Partnership Performance Management Standards and Principles, while seek to implement Performance Management guidelines on reasonable level; Champion Senior Leadership Team in proper implementation of Performance Evaluations on annual level.

  • Support initiatives for staff care and well-being.

  • Respect, value and promote gender, age, religious and ethnic diversity.

  • Ensure high standards in the management of the human, financial, capital and technical resources of the organization. It also includes inspiring and maintaining high standards of work and clear accountability to stakeholders.

  • Visit projects frequently to encourage, build relationships, and support WV programs.

Advocacy and Representation:

  • Represent WV Zimbabwe, engage and build strategic alliances with the Government of individual countries, boards, major donor agencies, WV Partnership, non-governmental agencies, churches and media.

  • Develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of- and advocate for change in- key issues within the specific context.

  • Lead and facilitate strategies for the promotion of justice that look for the change of unfair structures that oppress those in need; Ensure that WV is positioned as a leading NGO in promoting the well-being and rights of children within the country context to deserve public and stakeholders’ confidence and trust.

  • Strengthen awareness of World Vision’s program both within and outside of the WV Partnership.

  • Ensure that WV Brand is respected within all operational areas and none of office operations or staff conduct harm it.

  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and support to the team for developing and implementing excellent donor experience and acquisition of Ministry funds; Identify new opportunities and forge alliances that lead to optimization of all resources.

  • Engage WV Zimbabwe’s Advisory Council and ensure strong reporting performance. Support the Advisory Council in identifying and interviewing candidates and coordination of selection with the Regional Office.

Financial Management and Operational Audit Compliance:

  • Ensure efficient and effective organizational practices, that would result in successful financial and operational audit scores.

  • Oversee action planning and execution to resolve audit findings in an agreed and timely manner; oversee appropriate reporting of audit results and actions.

  • Oversee strong financial compliance through timeliness and completeness of financial reports.

  • Oversee strong operational compliance through timeliness and completeness of program/project reports.

  • Provide direction and focus for integrating private and public funds to maximize results and respond to community needs in most effective and efficient way.

  • Manage overall financial integrity of the program to WV Support Offices, Donors, the Government and other stakeholders.

  • Provide overall strategic leadership and initiative for identifying and securing financial resources to support the program.

Safety and Security, Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness:

  • Develop and maintain capacity to respond to natural and man-made emergencies.

  • Oversee regular review of security and safety plans and protocols (security manual, evacuation plan, Disaster Preparedness Plan, and risk assessments at national and AP levels) and ensure understanding and compliance by all staff and visitors.

  • Oversee relief efforts, as and when they arise and work in partnership with response teams. Build in-country relief response capacity to ensure adequate disaster management and response.

  • Liaise with other international organizations to collect information about the security environment and, where appropriate, discuss joint responses to security threats.

Compliance and Country Legal Environment:

  • Ensure that the country office comply with local legal requirements and standards.

  • Represent WV country office in courts, if required.

  • Ensure and oversee proper mechanisms for Child Protection and other WVI Standards and Principles implementation.

  • Ensure that the entity functions in a complementary, cohesive manner where the principles of interdependence and twin citizenship guide the contribution made to the Partnership and the use of WV Partnership resources.

  • Ensure WV Zimbabwe actively participates in scheduled Peer Reviews. Take ownership for appropriate action planning and execution of Peer Review recommendations with the Advisory Council.

  • Ensure business continuity through an integrated risk management approach, including security, financial, operational and reputation risks by developing contingency plans and scenarios; and take ownership of the action plans.

National Resource Development:

  • Explore opportunities and facilitate National Resource Development plan.

  • Develop and implement an effective National Resource Development strategy and implementation plan that enables to generate funds locally to meet local sustainability strategy.

  • Implement long term and short term programs that create new opportunities for acquisition, retention and transformation of diverse set of donors.

  • Influence donors using creative approaches to motivate them to get involved in support of WV Zimbabwe fundraising initiatives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Masters degree in international development, Social Science or related field is required.

  • Experience of National Board development process.

  • Previous National/Country Director experience is required.

  • Prior governance experience is required.

  • Minimum 3 years executive leadership experience in a large international organization.

  • Requires at least 15 years’ experience in International NGO leadership.

  • Proven experience in overseeing large Government grants, major private donors and/or complex multi-sectorial humanitarian operations.

  • Requires prior experience in country strategy development and organizational development.

  • Proven track record of fundraising and marketing experience.

  • Experience in leading executive teams, or leader of leaders.

  • Strong networking, representation and communication skills with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to cope under significant pressure and in a volatile environment.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, board and other stakeholders.

  • Ability to lead a multi-cultural team of senior professionals.

  • Understands and values diversity to achieve organizational goals.

  • High level of emotional intelligence.

  • Innovator and calculated risk taker.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Deputy Chief of Party

PURPOSE OF POSITION

World Vision is seeking candidates for the position of Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) / Deputy Programme Director (DPD) for an anticipated USAID funded WASH project. The purpose of the project will be to increase access to sustainable water, sanitation and hygiene services to targeted districts in Northern Ghana. The Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) / Deputy Programme Director (DPD) is responsible for the management of the project, including grant implementation, financial accountability, staffing, planning and reporting as assigned by Chief of Party (CoP)/ Programme Director (PD).

The Deputy CoP/PD 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/PD 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/PD would represent the grant to donors and other stakeholders.

Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Oversee Project Operations

  • Direct and oversee World Vision's work in an assigned program, ensuring that all program goals are met.

  • Research new funding opportunities and develop funding proposals.

  • 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/ Programme Director.

  • 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/PD, represent the project in meetings with donor and other stakeholders.

  • Close cooperation with NO GAM lead for implementation of the GAM objectives as well as close collaboration within the NO GAM Unit on donor positioning, lessons learned, grant health and quality improvements.

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 AND ABILITIES

  • Masters degree in engineering, hydrology, hydrogeology, environmental sanitation, public health or otherrelevant field or equivalent 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

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Experience integrating gender and youth into complex programming (inclusive programming)

  • Has managed a USAID grant

  • Good planning and organizational skills

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

  • Fluent English speaker and the relevant other UN language, if it is officially used in the country

  • Strong writing and oral presentation skills in English

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred

  • At least 5 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

  • Good understanding of industry standards and trends in the global WASH sector

Chief of Party (COP), Mozambique

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

World Vision seeks a Chief of Party (CoP) for the proposed USAID/Food for Peace -funded Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Mozambique.

The Chief of Party (CoP) is responsible for the overall management and representation of the activity. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the program and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities. For management, the COP must have proven leadership skills managing projects of a similar size and scope in developing countries. The COP must have prior experience effectively managing USAID development activities.

The COP must have prior experience working in Mozambique or the Southern Africa region, familiarity with the country’s social landscape, and demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.

The COP must have demonstrated experience recruiting, developing, and managing staff, as well as experience managing programmatic and financial reporting. S/he must understand and demonstrate commitment to the importance of gender and youth issues in food security programming and within staff and management of the activity. Demonstrate experience in adaptive management and learning techniques is highly encouraged.

S/he also provides strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Direct and oversee grant implementation, ensuring that all strategic objectives are met through proper design, staffing, implementation and quality assurance.

  • Build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.

  • Ensure appropriate project quality support to consortium members through purpose leads.

  • Oversee that bottlenecks and challenges to project impact are addressed at various levels of stakeholders using forums such as Technical Working Groups, donor/government led coordination meetings and meetings with consortium member project managers.

  • In collaboration with partners' Project Managers, design and facilitate regular project learning events with consortium partners and other key stakeholders, ensuring that lessons of sound practice are documented and disseminated through project implementation and review.

  • Supervise a team of senior level international and national staff with skills across a diverse set of technical areas.

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff to manage complex donor funded projects.

  • Lead grant staff and short-term consultants.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems. Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Ensure grant/project budget is managed within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and SO IPG staff.

  • Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocated as per assigned budget, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure low risk audits.

  • Escalate grant management issues early and openly; resolve grant management issues quickly and fully.

  • Perform other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A master’s degree in development studies, international relations, agriculture, nutrition, public health, business administration, or a related field.

  • Minimum of 10 years of progressively increasing management responsibility in international development projects is required; Two years of applicable experience can substitute for a master’s degree

  • Knowledge of and familiarity with international assistance program requirements, preferably USAID Office or Food for Peace (FFP) policies, rules and regulations.

  • Familiarity with USAID FFP Development Food Security Activities (DFSA) programs, as well as experience managing programmatic and financial reporting.

  • Proven ability in the management of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries.

  • Proven ability to manage technical teams and to integrate teams of professionals around common goals.

  • S/he must understand and demonstrate commitment to the importance of gender and youth issues in food security programming and within staff and management of the activity.

  • Demonstrate experience in adaptive management and learning techniques is highly encouraged.

  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain relationships with host governments, donors, other donor-funded projects and stakeholders, local organizations, and partners.

  • Experience working/living in countries in Southern Africa. Familiarity with the context of Mozambique.

  • Strong verbal communication skills, strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Ability to achieve results through partners.

  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.

  • Experience in leading and managing large grants in a complex environment.

  • Experience as a CoP/PD or senior expert advisor required.

  • Experience managing sub grants and contracts under grants for complex projects.

  • Fluency in English. Fluency in Portuguese will be an added advantage.

  • Professional licenses, as required in the field and by the donor.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in adaptive management and learning techniques is highly encouraged.

  • Previous experience with Development Food Assistance Programs (DFAP)s, Multi Year Assistance Programs (MYAP)s, and/or Development Assistance Programs (DAP)s is preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and managing alliances with the private sector is desirable.

  • Familiarity with and commitment to addressing gender equality in project sectors is required, as demonstrated by at least two years of senior-level experience working on projects that addressed gender-related constraints.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Mandatory travels to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

  • Travel to the United States WVUS Washington, DC Office to meet with donors and other stakeholders.

Regional Audit Manager (RAM), Kenya

*For World Vision internal applicants only.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Provide Strategic leadership to the Audit Team in the National Office (NO) portfolio assigned within the Region, in the provision of independent objective assurance and consulting activity of the portfolio’s operations. This advisory role includes but is not limited to providing advice on risk management, internal controls systems and their impact on the operations of the organization.

Supervise a team of professional auditors in the NO portfolio assigned and provide reasonable assurance to regional and national senior management that controls are adequate to mitigate high and medium risk to the Partnership.

Provide audit quality assurance by reviewing the audit work of the audit team in his/her portfolio, including issue of audit reports to the respective NO portfolio Senior Leadership and to the Audit committees (as applicable).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership of Audit Engagements:

  • Provide technical guidance and direction in the Annual Audit Planning Process using risk analysis techniques and tools, and develop annual audit plans for discussion, review and approval by the Regional Audit Director (RAD), National Office (NO) portfolio Leadership and with the Board Audit Committees (BACs) within the portfolio (as applicable).

  • Provide leadership and supervise the performance of audit engagements’ planning, field work, and audit reporting; ensuring that the audit process is aligned and supports strategy delivery in the assigned NO portfolio within the region.

  • Foster effective engagement with the BACs in the NO portfolio (as applicable) on the performance of the Audit Team in the assigned NO portfolio.

  • This is to be done through quarterly participation at BACs (Intermediate, Advisory Council meetings, as applicable) for the NO portfolio assigned.

Quality Assurance:

  • Perform quality reviews of risk-based integrated audit (RBIA) assignments and provide guidance to the Senior Internal Auditor (SIA) regarding:

  • Quality audit standards to be observed and maintained by all auditors in the course of their work.

  • Provide on-the-job technical support during field work with the team members and on site review as necessary.

  • Maintain an audit presence and history of audits per project/grant as needed based on available resources and use of GRC.

  • Lead the audit team in following up evidence of implementation of audit findings as per auditee “audit implementation plan’’ to ensure audit matters arising are fully resolved.

People Management and Professional Development:

  • Responsible for the daily supervision of audit staff and responsible for the development of audit staff and the completion of performance evaluations.

  • Maintain Continuing Education (CPE) by attending online courses or professional seminars and trainings. The incumbent should maintain a minimum of 40 units per year.

Other:

  • Participate as an advisor of the NO Integrity and Protection Hotline (IPH) and Enterprise Risk Management committees in assigned country portfolio.

  • Support and implement the Global Internal Audit (GIA) initiatives deemed to increase the internal audit team effectiveness and efficiency.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor degree in Audit, Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • Professional audit certifications (ACCA/CPA/CIA CISA/ACFE) finalized or in advanced stage of certification process.

  • Must be able to effectively work with new and changing situations including new regulations; where there may not always be a readily apparent solution.

  • Excellent presentation, analytical, interpersonal, time management, research, and communications skills.

  • Maintain a current knowledge base of audit industry practices and to ensure best practices as always considered.

  • Perform all assigned audit duties in a manner that reflects the highest professional standards and complies with the guidelines of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

  • Considerable knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

  • Must have prior working experience in audit (Public or private) of not less than six years in a recognized organization, two of which should be at a senior supervisory level. Experience in accredited audit firms and/or in a Non-

  • Governmental organization will be an added advantage.

  • Proven experience in Risk Based Auditing.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others and establish credibility with business partners.

  • Cross cultural and multi faith experience.

  • Exposure to various accounting systems.

  • University degree in Commerce, Accounting/Business Management/Finance. A post-graduate degree in Management is a requirement.

  • Be a qualified CPA or ACCA with an up-to-date membership status. Professional memberships in CIA/CISA/CFE are an added advantage.

  • Good command of the English Language, written and communication skills in particular. Knowledge of French would be an added advantage.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strategic thinker with advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Computer skills (office application, accounting systems is a plus).

  • Working knowledge in Audit software packages.

  • Must be honest and hardworking, with proven experience in dealing with management at a senior level and be disciplined leader. Experience in a multicultural setting is highly desirable.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • A working knowledge of WVI business and systems, including computerized accounting systems such as Sun System.

  • Good understanding of non-profit industry.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • This role involves working in a virtual /geographically dispersed / multi-culturally team.

Regional Communications and Public Engagement Director

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the Southern Africa Region where WVI is registered to operate. However candidates outside Southern Africa region are also encouraged to apply.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Director of Communications and Public Engagement is responsible for the strategic direction and successful implementation of communications and public engagement work across the southern Africa region. The role will lead efforts to strengthen World Vision’s reputation and influence, building trust with key audiences for greater organisational impact. The Director will provide oversight of core communications business, including content production, media and digital, risk management and internal engagement across all countries where World Vision works in the region. As a key member of the regional leadership team, the Director will ensure the quality planning and delivery of high-impact communications for local to global audiences, in support of World Vision’s Partnership strategy, Our Promise.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic Communications Leadership:

  • In partnership with the regional office, field offices across the region and the Global Marketing and Communications team, the director leads and executes an integrated communications strategy to build World Vision’s reputation and brand with key audiences.

  • The role directs work that encourages innovation in order to optimise ways of working, increase stewardship of resources and strengthen the quality of communications deliverables for the World Vision Partnership.

  • Advises Regional Leadership and National Directors in field offices across the region on strategic reputation, brand and communications opportunities and issues to elevate understanding, performance and accountability across the region.

  • Leads communications efforts which contribute to supporting Partnership fundraising and brand priorities such as Leapfrog, Chosen™, Childhood Rescue, grant acquisition and communicating evidence of impact that builds trust.

  • Directs response communications in humanitarian emergencies to ensure Partnership media and fundraising needs are met through talent mobilisation and provision of targeted content, proactive and reactive messaging and media spokespersons.

  • Collaborates closely with regional office colleagues to strengthen effectiveness of operations and deliver maximum value to field offices.

  • Leads communications work around the global campaign It Takes A World to End Violence Against Children, agreed Global Moments, disasters, fragile contexts, and key regional engagement initiatives.

  • Represents communications issues and priorities to World Vision’s communications network and the Partnership through forums such as the Communications Leadership Council.

  • Is an active member of the Regional Communications Leadership Team, sharing and scaling best practice across field programmes globally.

Reputation Risk Management:

  • As the regional focal point on reputation risk management in the region, the role will identify, assess and coordinate World Vision responses to current or potential issues. The Director will escalate major issues and messaging to Global Centre risk specialists as part of the Integrated Risk Management approach.

  • The Director will socialise a proactive risk management approach with leaders across the region, identifying opportunities to build reputation and decrease impact of specific risk issues.

Content Development Leadership:

  • Directs and oversees production of high-quality, child-focused content/multi-media packages to meet World Vision’s priority audience needs, including advocacy and external engagement, grant acquisition and other fundraising and resource development activities at regional level.

  • Efforts enable delivery of high-quality content packages from within the team as well as oversight of content produced from across the region for global use.

  • Promotes wise stewardship of resources through content sharing and trip and assignment planning and coordination.

Media/Social Media Leadership:

  • Directs an aligned and engaging digital presence that leverages World Vision’s strategy through oversight of regional office digital platforms, managed in-house, and quality assurance of national accounts.

  • Engages media at regional level, in coordination with Partnership media managers, to maximise positioning opportunities with targeted outlets, developing regional spokespersons and messaging as needed.

Team Operations and Management:

  • The role performance manages a core team of communications specialists and associates. Together they will deliver a focused portfolio of first-class content, media and engagement work covering development, humanitarian affairs and advocacy ministry that supports income and influence goals.

  • Region-wide coordination and management national teams, through a matrix relationship will include coordination with national leadership to ensure that teams are high performing, delivering on Partnership priorities and advising on capacity gaps.

  • Peer facilitation will be provided to clusters of like-context national communications teams for learning, sharing and accelerated delivery of communications objectives.

Internal Engagement:

  • Leads the development and implementation of an internal engagement approach and plan that connects, informs and inspires leaders and staff across the region around our local to global operations through the lens of operations across southern Africa, building ambassadors for our work through all offices.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • An advanced university degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing, Public Relations, or other related field.

  • Excellent leadership, organisational and management skills.

  • A demonstrable track record of critical and analytic thought that influences organisational direction and change, and forges strong partnerships.

  • Excellent presentation, written, verbal and numerical skills.

  • Proven ability to provide authoritative input and solutions on strategic issues.

  • Strong track record in media relations, creating constructive relationships and having the confidence to represent the organisation in the media.

  • Ability to react very quickly to disasters and provide strategic and operational advice on handling them.

  • Demonstrable track record of developing and executing external communications within scope and budget to positively impact the organisation’s influence and visibility.

  • Ability to identify and understand different audiences and utilise appropriate communication channels and content.

  • Demonstrated experience leading effective digital communications, including social media and an understanding of relevant tools and trends.

  • Ability to define and strengthen organisational brand awareness and reputation through multiple channels.

  • Experience leading/managing multiple and/or overlapping content production assignments across multiple contexts that engage, compel and demonstrate knowledge, impact and expertise.

  • Proven ability to effectively team and project manage to deliver outcomes on time.

  • Experience linking communication outputs with fundraising, especially in a non-profit setting.

  • Demonstrated understanding of international development and humanitarian (relief) systems, and communication/donor networks working in fragile contexts.

  • Fluent English is essential; knowledge of one or more regional languages is an asset.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • At least ten years of progressively responsible and relevant professional work experience in communications, marketing/PR, journalism – at least three years senior/director level experience demonstrated.

  • Experience leading a team in the international humanitarian sector. Background/familiarity in disaster management communications.

  • Leading and supervising, formulating strategies and concepts, relating and networking, persuading and influencing, entrepreneurial thinking.

  • Adopts thinking that is informed by context and practice, and shows consistency of treatment and a clear strategic focus. Able to select and evaluate critical information to plan and manage communications and public engagement for local/regional entity.

  • Able to enable an efficient, effective and transparent flow of information, across entities and with key stakeholders (requiring high levels of written communication and reporting as well as clear and persuasive verbal presentation style).

  • Ability to manage multiple requests and prioritise according to strategic needs, applying an agile approach to decision-making and execution.

  • Experience negotiating with multiple business units in a large, federated structure, preferably in a matrix management environment.

  • Solid/advanced work experience at a similar level, leading communications and public engagement strategies in the NGO or private sector.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • This position demands responsiveness to context, openness to working flexibly, and willingness to adjust according to operational realities.

  • This role involves working in a virtual /geographically dispersed / multi-culturally team.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), VisionFund Mali

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Lead the MFI, building an organization that honors Christian values positively impacting the lives of many families and children through the delivery of appropriate financial services and training with a focus on the rural areas of Mali.

Create a self-sustaining business with strong foundations (people, process, systems) that is capable of growing while managing risks.

Manage an effective and efficient operation, delivering to challenging financial and social performance targets.

Work closely with WV to develop integrated livelihoods programs, and obtain funding from the partnership and donors.

Deal with regulatory issues and reinforce RMCR positioning as a top regulated deposit-taking MFI in Mali.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Mission & Purpose & Business Acumen:

  • Delivery on child impact targets.

  • Develops, monitors and implements short and long term business plan.

  • Reports to the board using standard reporting templates on a regular basis.

  • Develops and deliver on key performance indicators for RMCR.

  • Ensures the culture of the whole organization reflects its mission and vision.

  • Develops key performance indicators as per VFI and Board guidelines.

  • Ensure that the plans are cascaded to implementation groups and staff.

Financial Management & Fundraising:

  • Ensures that annual financial projections, reports and budget are prepared for the board on time.

  • Recommends yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manages RMCR’s resources within those budget guidelines.

  • Ensures that effective and efficient financial management system is installed and maintained.

  • RMCR is stably profitable.

  • Develop proposals to acquire and maintain funding, credit lines, and others financial & non-financial resources required to attain VF objectives.

Risk Management & Compliance:

  • Ensures that all loans are prudently disbursed.

  • Ensures savings products are effectively priced and delivered (subject to MFI board approval).

  • Ensures that effective internal control and risk management system is established and maintained.

  • Formulates and implements guidelines, procedures, internal regulations that are consistent with the policies set forth by the Board, VFI and the industry regulators.

  • Ensures that the institution complies with the Central Bank requirements.

People, Leadership & Culture:

  • Provide effective Christ centered leadership & Culture.

  • Ensure recruitment of competent senior and middle management.

  • Ensures effective staff development, succession planning and performance management systems are in place at all levels & Compensation & benefits.

  • Approves and confirms staff appointment, promotion, demotion, termination and transfer.

  • Embodying of People & Culture policies & procedures.

  • Create a culture of performance where talent thrive, staff are engaged & motivated.

Integration & Partnership:

  • Ensure at national office and branch level integration strategies are fully understood, communicated and practiced.

  • Actively promote joint livelihoods projects with World Vision.

  • Ensures that both VFI and RMCR and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image.

  • Develops networks and strategic alliances to positively influence the economic policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum a Masters degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management or some other related field.

  • Must have at least ten years of working experience in senior management in a combination of the following: micro-enterprise lending organization, banking institution, a progressive corporate environment, international business, agricultural economics/development, or economic and business development institution.

  • Must have a clear understanding of micro finance industry and technology.

  • Must have worked experience in regulatory environment and better with institution that intermediate savings.

  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team.

  • Capability and willingness to lead the organization forward.

  • Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values.

  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach.

  • Fluent in French and working knowledge of English.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge in microfinance and banking

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Office environment: typical office based and frequent travel to fields (40% traveling and 60% office based).

  • Travel: 90% Domestic 10%

Coordinateur Projet WASH

WORLD VISION,

ONG INTERNATIONALE CENTREE SUR L’ENFANT

Lance un avis de recrutement pour : Un Coordinateur de Projet WASH.

Localisation:  Torodi

But du poste

Coordonner la mise en œuvre des activités WASH y compris l’approvisionnement en eau potable, la promotion de l’hygiène, l’assainissement et le changement de comportement dans les communautés, les écoles et les centres de santé de façon à contribuer à l’atteinte des objectifs du projet.

Responsabilités principales

  • Coordonner toutes les actions de fourniture de service d’eau, hygiène et assainissement dans la zone du projet et participer aux réunions de la plateforme WASH FIT

  • Assurer la mise en œuvre des approches innovantes de promotion de l’hygiène et de l’assainissement (portée et impact) dans la zone du projet (Marketing d’assainissement, WASH à l’école, Care group, WASH Fit dans les centres de santé, ATPC etc.)

  • Assurer la coordination de l’équipe du projet ainsi que la mise en œuvre des initiatives intersectorielles (Santé, WASH, Résilience, Inclusion)

  • Assurer l’alignement des actions du projet avec les politiques et stratégies nationales

  • Coordonner la collaboration avec les services techniques de l’Etat et veiller au respect du protocole entre le Ministère de l’hydraulique et Assainissement et World Vision

  • Veiller à la mise en œuvre des stratégies de mise en œuvre au niveau des communautés, écoles et centres de santé.

  • Appuyer et coordonner la conduite des études et évaluation dans le cadre du projet

  • Faciliter le dimensionnement des ouvrages d’accès à l’eau et assainissement, et veiller à la supervision technique des travaux de construction dans le cadre du projet.

  • Assurer le suivi des dépenses du budget dans le cadre de la mise en œuvre du projet

Formation et Expérience

  • Avoir au minimum le niveau Bac + 4/5 : Master, Ingénieur - Hydraulicien, Hydrogéologue, Santé Publique -Communautaire, ou discipline connexe.

  • Au moins 4 ans d’expérience dans un poste ou activités similaires

  • L’expérience dans la gestion et coordination de projet

  • L’expérience dans le domaine du WASH dans les Centres de Santé serait un atout.

Aptitudes personnelles et compétences

  • Un très grand sens de confidentialité, d’intégrité et de neutralité.

  • Capacité à parvenir à des résultats et à des services de qualité.

  • Grande capacité de rédaction périodique et régulière de compte rendus et rapports.

  • Très bon niveau dans la communication écrite et orale en français (en anglais serait un atout).

  • Une maîtrise de l’outil informatique

  • Excellente aptitude dans la gestion des relations interpersonnelles.

  • Bonne connaissance des langues locales.

  • Etre capable de travailler en équipe et de collaborer positivement avec les structures partenaires.

  • Etre capable de voyager fréquemment et de vivre dans des conditions de milieu rural.

Les candidatures doivent se faire en ligne via le site des emplois de World Vision Niger http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-niger au plus tard le 13 avril 2021.

World Vision garantit l'égalité des chances à tous. Les candidatures féminines et celles des personnes en situation de handicap sont vivement encouragées.

Seuls les candidats retenus seront contactés.

NB: World Vision est une organisation focalisée sur l’enfant, par conséquent tout acte de candidature emporte engagement à respecter la politique de protection de l’enfant adoptée par l’institution. Aussi tout antécédent (action, coaction, ou complicité) relatif à la violence sur enfant ou aux mauvais traitements infligés à un enfant est une cause de rejet systématique du dossier du candidat en question.

Niamey, le 30 mars 2021.

Integrated Programs and Strategy Director, WV Burundi

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The purpose of this position is to provide overall leadership and technical oversight in:

  • Strategy development, review, implementation, monitoring and reporting.

  • Design, monitoring, evaluation, Learning and accountability of World Vision Burundi's (WVB’s) sponsorship, non-sponsorship, grant, GIK programs/ projects.

  • Programs, Project Management and Implementation of all programs and projects and ensure compliance with WV Mission, Vision, Core Values and Partnership standards in Transformational Development, Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA), and Advocacy.

  • Disaster and Risk Management of all WVB-supported programs.

  • Quality assurance and impact in programs through application of innovation and good practices, provision of monitoring tools, capacity building and management.

  • Developing and implementing strategy for resource diversification and growth in WVB and; enhance the capacity of WVB to acquire and efficiently.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead strategy implementation, monitoring and alignment including strategy tracking and reporting:

  • A quality National Office Strategy in place (Relevant to country context, with community and partners input, and aligned to the partnership strategy).

  • Clear guidance on strategy implementation through quality technical approaches, technical programs, project models that guide all programs and projects to ensure alignment.

  • Quality integration of cross-cutting themes (Child Protection, Peace Building, Faith and Development, Advocacy, Gender throughout the programs/ projects cycle.

  • Regular strategy monitoring and reporting as per partnership guidance and tools.

  • Regular monitoring of the contexts and leading the National Office to respond to unique opportunities and threats that emerge during strategy implementation, e.g. through fragile context programming.

Ensure functional Grant Acquisition and Management scheme as per WVI grant project cycle framework:

  • Mobilize support offices to increase their interest and investment in Burundi.

  • Closely collaborate with all key donors with presence/interest in Burundi (including bilateral, multilateral, embassies, etc.).

  • Provide support to technical specialists to identify and manage critical relationships with technical structures of government and major donors.

  • Keep abreast with funding priorities and call for proposal procedures of all major donors.

  • Build networks with appropriate INGOs and NGOs in a manner that increases WV’s influence and partnerships.

  • Updated donor mapping for WVB.

  • A strategy for resource diversification in line with WVB’s national office strategy in place.

  • GIK integration in strategy execution.

  • Increased grants win rate (success will be measured by the % of proposals funded and $-value of new revenue raised).

  • Increased donor engagement and donor diversification.

  • Integration of all WVB programs and projects (Sponsorship, Grants, Private non Sponsorship Projects, GIK funded projects, HEA projects, etc.

Provide leadership on program/project planning, execution and accountability especially grants:

  • Provide leadership on program quality implementation and promotes excellence in planning and executions of all WVB programs/projects.

  • Guidelines for grant start-ups in place and implemented.

  • Robust and effective M&E systems for all projects and programs in place and utilized.

  • Quality implementation of all grants, i.e. within the stipulated time, budgets and scope.

  • Regular reviews and evaluations of all grants to generate evidence that supports learning, innovation, accountability and advocacy.

Leadership and Building the capacity of local staff:

  • Capacity building plan of WVB staff in the relevant domains (resource acquisition and management, project management, Design Monitoring and Evaluation, etc.) in place and implemented.

  • Improved programs quality and impact through staff capacity building and appropriate performance management.

Supervise sponsorship:

  • Ensure all key business processes and operations exceed WV/industry standards. Promotes innovation in sponsorship and empowers communities and community-based partners to lead key sponsorship business processes.

Provide leadership to WVIB local partnering scheme:

  • Ensure that local partnering with Faith Based and Secular organizations is in alignment with national office Strategy (2021-2025) and includes but not limited to institutional diagnostics, designing and monitoring of the implementation of existing local partnerships as per protocols and partnering implementation plan and implementation of agreed Organisation Capacity Building frameworks, risk management, coordination and networking.

Provide leadership and oversight of ministry DME processes for sponsorship and PNF programs, ensuring NO exceeds established standards:

  • Quality Design Monitoring and Evaluation processes and deliverables. Effective monitoring and evaluation systems in place and utilized.

  • Quality multi-year/annual planning and budgeting processes.

  • Quality reporting of programs, projects and the National Office progress and impact on Child Wellbeing.

Provide leadership to Disaster Management as per the country risk profile:

  • Ensure WVIB and its community partner are fully equipped to prepare, cope with and recover from both natural and man-made disasters including but not limited to a abled National Disaster Management institutional arrangement, strong partnership for preparedness, contingency plans, WVI HEA business process, development-humanitarian-peace nexus etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • At least 5 years senior leadership experience with a strong track record in grant acquisition/management, strategy, operations, quality assurance and DME in an International Non-Profit organization in conflict and fragile countries.

  • 5 years in SLT roles in operations and/or Quality Assurance.

  • Strong experience in project management.

  • Post graduate university degree in social sciences or development studies.

  • Advanced knowledge/practice of Design Monitoring and Evaluation approaches.

  • Strong competency in proposal writing.

  • Strong command of English and French (written and oral).

  • Confident, good communication skills, attention to detail.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including report-writing and formal communication skills. French would be an added advantage.

  • Mature, committed Christian who is able to lead and inspire others.

  • Ability to engage with governmental, NGO and other senior leaders on issues of justice, child rights and development and maintain effective partnerships.

  • Excellent relationship building and people management skills.

  • Excellent community development & project management skills and thorough understanding of LEAP, the DPA model and ME Partnership frameworks.

  • Excellent supervision skills, including training, mentoring and supporting staff.

  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Lotus Notes (or another main email system such as Microsoft Outlook).

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds.

  • Emotional and spiritual maturity and ability to lead a team of professionals.

  • Good understanding of World Vision and Sphere relief standards.

  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.

  • Ability to exhibit servant leadership and an exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • The candidate should have a personal calling, passion for service rather than monetary value as this is a challenging context with basic amenities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Domestic Travel: 20% Regular internal travel to project areas is required.

  • International Travel: 30% international travel will be required.

  • Ability to work under pressure and in a stressful environment.

  • On call: 10% In emergency and disaster situations, the position will be required to be on-call.

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