Child Protection Quality Lead

JOB PURPOSE

The Child Protection Quality Lead is responsible to provide overall technical leadership and guidance of the Child Protection program in JWG. He/She ensures quality implementation of World Vision’s child protection project models in alignment with World Vision Jerusalem – West Bank – Gaza’s National Strategy and World Vision International’s Our Promise Strategy. The focus of the role is to enable World Vision to contribute to reducing violence and its impact on Palestinian children and to achieve greater scale and impact of child protection programming in Palestine. before line ministries, UN Clusters and with civil society partners.The role also supports external engagement and the acquisition of funding for child protection programming.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITES

Activities & End results

Child Protection Technical Leadership, Learning & Quality Assurance (50%)

  • Lead the process for adaptation and contextualisation of the Child Protection & Advocacy project model across all area programmes and domains (e.g., life skills, families, government systems and reforms).

  • Ensure quality project model implementation by coaching and advising zonal child protection staff and working closely to build zonal staff capacity to implement the project model across the four domains of change.

  • Promote evidence-based decision-making in child protection programming through review and use of baseline, end line and other impact data in coordination with the Evidence, Learning & Accountability team.

  • Assess project model activities to provide feedback to the zones, helping zonal managers ensure child protection programmes are implemented with quality and on time. Provide recommendations for improvements to relevant field staff, zonal managers and Ops Director.

  • Supports meaningful participation of children in programme design/implementation/ evaluation processes, and decision-making opportunities inside and outside of WV processes.

  • Establish a regular cycle of documenting child protection successes and impact in coordination with Evidence, Learning & Accountability team

  • Compile lessons learned from programmes to use to improve programme implementation, re-design, strategy revision, policy advocacy, and external publications.

  • Facilitate learning from child protection programme implementation with zonal and area programme child protection staff

  • In coordination with Evidence, Learning & Accountability, share emerging trends and lessons learned with Operations, Impact & Results Team, and external networks/partners as needed

  • Actively contribute to annual planning cycles by advising and reviewing zonal and area programme budgets and plans as well as direct contributions to national reporting. Review budgets, plans and reports from the field as they relate to child protection.

External Engagement (30%)

  • Establish and maintain strong working relations and representation with relevant Palestinian National Authority (e.g., Ministry of Social Development, Ministry of Education) and other international and national partners within the scope of projects implemented.

  • Represent World Vision in relevant Protection and Child Protection Cluster working groups and raise the profile of World Vision’s Child Protection program by identifying and engaging with a diverse range of stakeholders relevant for promoting child well-being and child rights in Palestine.

  • Support establishment of networks and formal and informal coalitions of like-minded organization that promote protection of child rights in Palestine actively pursuing opportunities for future collaboration and learning

  • Play an active role in leveraging external engagement to support increased funding acquisition by working closely with GAM function, and providing key technical input during drafting of any child protection related project proposals. Provide technical support and review to child protection related communications products

  • Provide technical support to the design and implementation of World Visions’ It Takes a World Campaign to end violence in and around schools.

  • Ensure good working relations with other Technical Leads, Zonal Offices and WV other departments, contributing to establishing a learning and sharing environment in the organization.

  • Provide support and review to communications staff regarding child protection related communications products (e.g., stories, social media posts, and capacity statements)

Safeguarding (15%)

  • Provide oversight to CP Specialist overseeing the implementation of the WVI Safeguarding Policy by monitoring the development of regular plans for information sharing, training and monitoring the implementation of the policy across departments and offices.

  • Supervise the roll-out of capacity building and training for safeguarding children and adult beneficiaries for zonal and field level child protection staff

  • Provide support in managing Adult Safeguarding Incidents or Child Protection Incidents (Level 1-3)

  • Ensure proper implementation of the office’s safeguarding incident preparedness plans (SIPP) at zonal and local levels

Other (5%)

  • Be responsible for your own security and adhere to all security procedures

KNOWLEDGE/QUALIFICATIONS FOR THE ROLE

Required Professional Experience

  • At least 5 years of work experience in areas closely related to Child Protection/Child well-being programming with nongovernment and development organizations in Jerusalem, West Bank, and/or Gaza required.

  • At least 3 years of experience in a coordination position with a significant role of external representation/engagement as well as management of relations within complex large organizations.

  • Experience with program implementation at community level involving multiple stakeholders from local communities to governorate level, including village councils, local government.

  • Prior experience with working with the Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Education preferred.

  • Experience with program implementation at community level involving multiple stakeholders from local communities to governorate level, including village councils, local government.

  • Prior experience with working with the Ministry of Social Development and Ministry of Education preferred.

  • Experience in child protection and safeguarding protocols highly preferred.

  • Strong experience in networking and developing local partnerships

  • Proficiency in English with excellent writing skills

  • Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Integrity and strong identification with WV Core Values

  • Required Education, training: University degree in relevant field

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications : Master degree preferred

Travel and/or Work Environment Requirements

The position is based in Jerusalem and requires ability and willingness to travel domestically across the West Bank on regular basis and international travel to conferences and regional meeting of up to 25 %of the time.

CORE COMPETENCIES– For all positions, select the top 3 prioritized competencies from below. Click herefor a quick overview of our Core Competencies.

Be Safe and Resilient

Deliver Results

Build Relationships

Be Accountable

Learn and Develop

Improve and Innovate

Partner and Collaborate

Embrace Change

For Management positions only, select the top 2 prioritized competencies from below.

Model Self-Management

Engage, Influence, Lead

and Grow Others

Run an Effective

and Agile Organisation

Develop the Organisation

for the Future

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and vulnerable adults and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children or vulnerable adults

Systems Analyst, Customer Success

*Preferred position location: United Kingdom. Other possible locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within Europe where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Systems Analyst, Customer Success role is a position with the Customer Success team of WV United. WV United is responsible for United 4, a new digital platform for web marketing and supporter experience.

The goal of the Customer Success team is to achieve growth in monthly recurring revenue for WV Offices on the United 4 platform, through their online marketing assets such as their website, initially, and at subsequent stages, through email and social media.

The Systems Analyst, Customer Success supports the assessment and onboarding of WV Offices (Customers) on the United 4 marketing platform. This commences with the pre-onboarding assessment of the products, systems and digital marketing capabilities of WV Offices through to Set up and Go-live processes of the Offices on the United 4 platform. The Systems Analyst, Customer Success collaborates with the Offices to ensure that the United 4 platform meets their needs from a product and technical perspective. The Systems Analyst, Customer Success reports to the Customer Success Manager.

The Systems Analyst, Customer Success typical responsibilities are:

Pre-onboarding Assessment and Engagement (40%)

  • Assess the current digital marketing capabilities of the Office, in terms of systems, marketing tools, payment providers, and identify any gaps vs United 4 functionality and features.

  • Engage with stakeholders in Marketing and IT at Offices to enable the decision to onboard United 4 and sign the Participation Agreement by timely responses to requests for information.

  • Identify and write any feature requests needed for inclusion in the product development cycle.

  • Produce reports on local content requirements so that appropriate content is made available to the Office through the United 4 Content Management System (CMS).

Onboarding – Set up (30%)

  • Work with Offices through the technical stages of onboarding, particularly related to data transfer between United 4 and Office systems, payment service providers and domain hosting options.

  • Identify and write any user stories for features that are needed within the onboarding cycle.

Onboarding – Go-live (30%)

  • Work with Offices through the technical stages of onboarding, particularly related to testing of data transfer between United 4 and Office systems, payment service providers and DNS changes.

This role would involve close collaboration with colleagues across functional areas and working in an agile environment.

Collaboration with the United 4 Product team and Business, Marketing and IT leaders in WV Offices.

Disciplined approach to time management, aligned with agile work methodologies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning:

  • Participates in business short-term planning sessions to ensure understanding of business goals, direction and business requirements.

  • Provides input from an IT systems perspective.

  • Participates in the estimation of costs for the planning of new systems/ enhancements for assigned systems.

Liaison:

  • Serves as a liaison between business partners and the IT organization and vendors in coordination with project managers to provide technical solutions that address user needs.

Technical Requirements/Technical Specifications:

  • Translates business requirements into technical requirements.

  • Formulates and defines system scope and objective based on user needs and understanding of business processes.

  • Develops, writes, and communicates systems design, functional system specifications and functional architecture analysis.

System Improvements:

  • Analyzes customer’s systems to understand strengths and weaknesses for the identification of opportunities for improvements.

Testing:

  • May develop user and/or system test cases and validates test results during testing.

Documentation:

  • Documents system modifications.

  • Develops system manuals.

  • Develops system training materials.

  • Develops system enhancement communication.

Problem Solving:

  • Identifies, investigates, resolves and escalates problems, if needed.

  • Gathers data to support recommendations to address problems.

  • Procures technical assistance to help in problem resolution.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Works closely with developers and end users to ensure technical compatibility and user satisfaction.

Business Case:

  • Provides factual content to feasibility study for standard development projects and enhancements.

Research/Technical Evaluation:

  • Keeps abreast of new and emerging technologies.

  • Analyzes technology trends to determine impact to the achievement of business goals.

  • Identifies issues based on impact of new /emerging technology or modifications to existing systems.

Service Level Agreements:

  • May provides input for the development of SLAs and/or selection of vendors.

  • Reviews performance against SLAs.

  • Identifies areas for improvement.

  • Supports achievement of SLAs.

Coaching/Mentoring:

  • Coaches less experienced team members.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Mathematics, Economics, Information Management from a credited institution.

  • 6+ years experience with pre-sales or solution design consulting in a business-to-business, large customer segment environment that includes experience with Content Management Systems, Customer Relationship Management systems, digital marketing tools.

  • Strong management skills with the ability to grasp business problems and collaborate towards finding solutions.

  • Strong interpersonal skills in working closely with business leaders and multi-functional teams in a global customer base.

  • Excellent communication skills in English, both written and verbal as well as in dealing with people on the phone, face-to-face or via email.

  • Knowledge of multiple markets, cultures and languages would be an added advantage to this role.

  • Self-manager and extremely well-organised to work remotely and multi-task, producing accurate work within agreed time-lines.

Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning Coordinator

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) Coordinator is responsible to implement a functional Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEAL) system of the Youth RESOLVE 2 consortium. He/she leads the implementation and follow-up of the MEAL plan for the project in coordination with consortium partners. The MEL Coordinator works with the project team and partners leading the implementation of the projects’ baseline and evaluation, as well as the implementation of standardized MEAL processes and tools for all partners at field level. In addition, the MEAL coordinator is responsible to lead the consortium’s technical MEAL Working Group to inform various consortium management fora, contribute to reporting efforts and is the focal person for the donor’s MEAL counterpart.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

20%

Lead on the field level implementation of the baseline and Evaluation

  • Draft ToRs with the support of the Senior MEL coordinator

  • Lead procurement process as per procurement policies and requirements including bids and finalizing the recruitment of the consultant.

  • Support the Senior MEL coordinator in reviewing bids and finalizing the recruitment of the consultant

  • Follow up on the daily tasks of the consultant, as per set work plan

  • Review the reports completed by the consultant

Baseline and evaluation are completed on time and with high quality and meet WVI quality standards and are aligned with consortium’s expectations and needs

50%

Lead on the output level monitoring based on the MEAL framework at consortium level

  • For all partners, develop appropriate data collection tools for output level report (including pre/post test) in consultation with WVL’s Senior MEL coordinator and the Information Managemet Coordinator as well as consortium partners

  • Coordination and follow-up on consortium-wide monitoring and evaluation activities

  • Build capacity of project teams and partners to complete the data collection tools and report appropriately in the ITT and other reporting tools

  • Review ITT and ensure IM is provided with accurate data to feed into the projects’ beneficiaries database on a monthly basis

  • For pre/post test, train project teams and partners on data collection tools, perform spot checks and data cleaning, and ensuring quality before submitting to relevant donor

  • Coordinate with the Accountability unit of all partners during field work to unify processes and increase efficiency

  • Support the Chief of Party in organising Lessons Learned events by providing the adequate data and drafting the LLE report

  • Support Chief of Party in progress reporting to donor by providing adequate MEAL information

The monitoring plan for consortium is implemented as set, and/or the process of annual Outcome monitoring, and MEAL reports are submitted on time and with good quality.

20%

Lead on the consortium MEAL Working Group (WG)

  • Facilitate monthly WG meetings

  • Ensure adequate participation of relevant consortium members

  • Ensure consensus on MEAL related decisions and implementation of these decisions in the WG in coordination with the Chief of Party

  • Report WG outcomes to Chief of Party

10%

Perform other duties as required

  • Attend and participate in capacity building trainings and meetings locally and internationally.

  • Attend and participate in WVL’s spiritual nurture and other organizational events.

  • Responsible of own security and actively contribute to a positive security culture.

  • Abide by the security policies and procedures and report any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

  • When needed, support project related audit exercises, conducted by the consortium or the donor

  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Line Manager

100%

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • BS Degree in international development, international relations, public health, nutrition, statistics, community development, or other relevant discipline is required

  • Minimum three years of experience in working in a relief or development NGO with a focus on M&E processes - preferably in both response and development settings.

  • Experience in design and implementation of M&E systems, including qualitative and quantitative approaches to baselines, monitoring and evaluations is required

  • Experience in working with different partners and, ideally, in a consortium context.

  • Good working knowledge of statistical packages (Excel, etc.) is required

  • Very good knowledge of ODK database/SMAP server

  • Expert data handling skills (classification, categorizing, tabulation etc.) and demonstrates diligence in data management

  • Good knowledge of information presentation techniques (graphing, charting, tabling etc.) and interpreting them

  • Information dissemination skills is required

  • Good knowledge of and experience with humanitarian guidelines and principles.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure

  • Organization, planning, and time management skills

  • Detailed oriented and able to verify data quality

  • Communicates with integrity to different stakeholders (strong interpersonal skills)

  • Good contextual knowledge of local community and social/cultural constraints, realities and organizational relationships

  • Ability to understand, explain and contextualize MEAL tools

  • High level communications skills

  • Ability to build positive relationships in a cross cultural environment

  • Valid driving license (in Lebanon) for more than 2 years is required

  • Excellent written English, with fluency in speaking Arabic and English

  • Ability to write very good quality reports in English is required

  • Preferred working knowledge of statistical packages (SPSS etc.)

  • Understanding of work dynamics in a consortium context

  • Understands fundraising, relief, development and advocacy issues, including operational consequences

  • Understands international standards in humanitarian protection and accountability (e.g. HAP, SPHERE, Red Cross Code of Conduct, etc)

  • The position requires ability to attend and participate in capacity building opportunities, trainings and meetings locally and internationally as required by the organization

  • Preferred experience working in multiple areas across Lebanon, including one or more of Akkar, Bekaa, Beirut and South areas.

Power BI Developer

Power BI Developer

Salary: £30,763 - £32,573 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Remote Working (UK based only) and/ or Milton Keynes after COVID-19

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

World Vision is looking for a talented Power BI Developer with the skills to help drive forward the organisations implementation of Power BI through the development of core, business focused data models which power the reporting and dashboard framework and put data in the hands of those who need it to connect with our audiences and continuously improve performance.

You would play a pivotal part in the digital transformation of World Vision UK, with the primary responsibility of owning the core power BI models and their ongoing development whilst providing training and support to key users across the business to enable them to proactively access and buildtheir own reports.

This is a great opportunity to bring your current experience of business Intelligence tools, ideally in Power BI, alongside data manipulation and visualisation skills to help us drive forward a data driven approach and understanding through making data more accessible to all.

As well as having the organisational backing to succeed, we will invest in your development and professional growth, so you stay at the leading edge of digital analytics and ensure World Vision is making the most of its investments.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please clickhere to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employmentand reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 12th April 2021

Interview Dates: w/c 19th April 2021 & w/c 26th April 2021

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice(click here).

No agencies please.

Grant Acquisition and Management Officer

Grant Acquisition & Management Officer

LOCATION

Yerevan, Armenia

DURATION

Fixed-term

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

The purpose of this position is to lead the Grant Acquisition for World Vision Armenia (WVA), as well as to support WVA in donor engagement and fundraising. Moreover, this position supports and contributes to overall knowledge management and evidence building for improved program quality.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Grant Acquisition and Management

  • Support and contribute to development of WVA Grant Acquisitionand Management (GAM) Strategy and Business plans,

  • Implementation of WV Armenia grants acquisition execution,

  • Proactively coordinate donor engagement,

  • Coordinate team efforts for GAM purposes.

Grant Acquisition

  • Apply ProposalPromodules when necessary,

  • Develop grant concepts and proposals in cooperation with other stakeholders,

  • Ensure that WV Armenia grant concepts/proposals meet both quality standards and donor requirements,

  • Ensure that grant concepts and proposals are complementary/in line to the technical program designs where possible,

  • Provide support for PNSF (private non-sponsorship funds) and local fundraising,

  • Provide support to GAM processes at South Caucasus level (in particular for Abkhazia programs).

Partnership and Pre-positioning

  • Proactive networking for donor engagement and relation nurturing,

  • Research donor strategy for alignment and coordination,

  • Develop pre-positioning strategy and plans for targeted audiences,

  • Develop and implement plans for stronger donor engagement,

  • Ensure WVA representation in WV internal and external events and communications,

  • Assist program in locating appropriate partners for grant acquisition and assist with negotiations,

  • Assist in developing of materials for pre-positioning.

Capacity Building

  • Provide required capacity building to program staff and partners for effective GAM implementation.

Grant Monitoring, Reporting and Evaluation

  • Assist program/ project managers in establishment of goals and objectives, setting of indicators, development of implementation plans, monitoring & evaluation plans, monitoring and reporting, as well as evaluation of grant projects.

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

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

  • Bachelors Degree in international development, sociology, or other social sciences, MBA or equivalent is preferred;

  • Thorough understanding of the historical, cultural, political and socioeconomic situation in the country;

  • Experience in proposal writing and donor engagement;

  • Knowledge of grant compliance procedures for major bilateral and multilateral donors;

  • Solid knowledge of donor community and strategies;

  • Being an experienced networker with ability to maintain good up to date knowledge of the grant opportunities and trends in the relevant sector;

  • Strong organization and delegation abilities, high performance, quality standards and negotiation skills;

  • Sound verbal and written communication skills in English;

  • Strong analytical skills;

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team and cultural sensitivity;

  • Facilitation and presentation skills;

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills;

  • Proven knowledge of and skills for computer software applications;

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30 % of the time.

PR Executive

PR EXECUTIVE

Salary: £30,763 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: Permanent – 36.5 hours per week

Based:UK based remote working – post COVID-19 London or Milton Keynes

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 70 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

We are looking for highly-experienced PR professionals who will bring energy, imagination, creativity and enthusiasm to our small PR team. You will play a key role in creating compelling stories that help to create media cut-through and transform the way we promote our cause and engage our audiences in giving, fundraising and other actions.

This opportunity would suit a highly motivated and creative communications professional with exceptional writing skills. If this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you.

You will work proactively within the team to create interesting and creative PR proposals, write engaging press releases, blogs, and briefs, etc., and manage the day-to-day PR tasks that build awareness and generate positive coverage around campaigns, events and launches.

You will also need to work closely with other teams to maximise the value of our celebrities, generate meaningful digital content and build our media profile.

As an active Christian, this role offers you the opportunity to integrate your Christian faith and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (Milton Keynes only).

Please ‘click’here to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 14 April 2021

Interview Dates: w/c 19 April 2021

Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closingdate.

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice(click here).

No agencies please.

Senior Business Analyst

Senior Business Analyst Supporter Centred Marketing (SCM) Programme

Salary: £36,994 – £39,170 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits

Contract: 12 months Fixed Term Contract 36.5 hours per week

Based: Remote/ Working from Home (UK based only) and/ or Milton Keynes office after COVID-19

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

World Vision UK is expanding into an exciting area of change, Our Supporter Centred Marketing (SCM) programme has a vision to change our current organisational culture and our underlying technology. Our strategy is to activate and build personalised supporter relationships that enable supporters to give as much as they can and wish to, in line with our values.

As a key member of the SCM Programme Management team, this rewarding role will champion and lead the business functional analysis workstream, capture business requirements, map business processes and identify business benefit vs cost/impact for each requirement.

As a Senior Business Analyst, you will::

  1. Lead the business functional analysis workstream to ensure that all business requirements are captured in sufficient detail and clarity and are understood internally and by our Implementation partner

  2. Actively maintain a good working relationship with our Implementation partner and internal stakeholders so as to be the first point of contact and clarity for queries about business requirements

  3. Work with groups and leaders in WVUK to review and map current processes; work with our Implementation partner to find and implement improvements to processes; and ensure that system changes support the improved working practices

  4. Bring change management expertise to the SCM programme and advise senior leadership on elements of change as appropriate

  5. Proactively resolve issues involving systemic or organisational problems, including working with senior stakeholders as appropriate to ensure these issues are addressed.

  6. Develop appropriate business analysis and management tools and influence senior leadership towards an agile, continuous improvement practice.

All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking (MK only).

Please clickhere to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employmentand reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 16thApril 2021

Interview Dates: w/c 12th April 2021 & w/c 26th April 2021 (if required)

Please note, we reserve the right to interview and appoint before the advertised closing date. We therefore encourage early applications.

Universal acceptance for everyone, everywhere is at the heart of our Christian organisation. We promote diversity of thought, culture and background, which connects the entire World Vision family. As such, World Vision is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in our workforce. We particularly welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community. World Vision UK also operates flexible working policies and practices.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children, therefore any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of applicable background checks, including a criminal records check.

By submitting your application, you understand and accept that World Vision UK will process the data you provide for the purposes of your application and in accordance with the World Vision UK - Job Applicant Privacy Notice(click here).

No agencies please.

Business Analyst

Business Analyst

Salary: circa £25,650 per annum, depending on experience + good range of benefits (salary is negotiable for exceptional candidate)

Contract: Permanent 36.5 hours per week

Based: Milton Keynes

World Vision is an international children’s charity working with children, their communities, and with supporters and partners, in almost 100 countries.

Through long-term development projects, emergency responses and advocacy we’ve helped bring lasting change to millions of children, over more than 60 years. And as a Christian organisation, everything we do is motivated by our faith as we strive to reflect God’s unconditional love.

Work for World Vision UK and you will be part of a truly global Partnership, building brighter futures for vulnerable children.

Job Purpose

Looking to utilise your Digital and Business Analyst skills in a job that makes a difference to millions of children ever year?

We have an exciting opportunity for an Agile Business Analyst to join our Digital Products Team as we launch our brand new fundraising platform and continue to migrate our donor experience site (and other digital products) into the new platform.

Youll be essential in leading the creation of World Vision UK business and stakeholder requirements, using technical knowledge and language to translate those requirements into user stories for our World Vision International developers.

About you:

  • You’re excellent at managing relationships and facilitating conversations with a variety of stakeholders (both face-to-face and remotely), helping to create an environment that fosters collaboration in order to extract the business requirements.

  • You’re quick to understand the specifics and able to communicate the detail of what is being asked (by the business), in the context of the wider development picture and overall aims of the platform.

  • You’re experienced in: writing User Stories, creating process flows and creating wireframes in order to communicate the business needs as specific developer tasks.

  • You’re at your best operating both side of the fence - understanding the detail and nuance, in order to identify opportunities within the digital development process to maximise the output of the developers.

  • You have a proven ability to analyse a broad range of information verbal and written, draw conclusions and identify recommendation actions.

  • You’re able to provide guidance on what to build when, to release as much value as possible as early as possible

  • You’re passionate about digital technology and proactively keep up to date with trends and digital best practice, highlighting ideas and ways we could do things better.

  • You have a broad overall knowledge and awareness of IT and IT systems.

  • You’re someone who often finds an alternative way to make something work or improve processes.

All applicants must be willing to work within a Christian framework and be sensitive to its various expressions across cultures and denominations.

In addition to the salary offered, we offer good benefits including pension, generous holiday entitlement and free parking

Please click here to view the full job description

Please upload your CV of full employment history explaining any gaps of employment and reasons for leaving your previous employer. This must be accompanied with a covering letter stating how you meet the essential criteria given in the Job Description.

Closing Date for applications: 14th April 2021

Interview Dates: W/C 19th April 2021

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Syria Response Technical Manager

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

World Vision’s Syria Response (WVSR) works to assist those affected in Syria, Turkey and Jordan. WV implements programs and projects covering a wide range of sectors in this complex and changing context.

The position of Syria Response Technical Manager leads the team of technical specialists that support the development, implementation, and technical underpinning of the Syria Response programs and projects. The position reports to the Syria Response Program Development and Quality Director (PDQ) and works closely with the Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning Team (MEAL), the Grant Acquisition and Management Team (GAM).

The focus of the position will be to guide the technical team to support two key elements of the Syria Response Strategy; secure additional funding resources to increase the number of Syrians assisted and improve the quality of our programs and projects to better meet the needs of Syrians assisted.

The incumbent will play a key role to support the implementation of the Syria Response Strategy.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Quality & Support:

  • Lead the technical specialists’ team, ensuring context appropriate, best practice, quality designs across all funding according to prioritized child well-being and donor objectives.

  • Work with flexibility and agility to ensure technical specialists are available to meet organizational needs, including grant design, with timeliness and efficiency. Specifically, support the work of Operations, GAM, MEAL, Compliance, and Procurement teams with technical expertise.

  • Ensure surge support is obtained, in consultation with the Regional Office, from additional internal or external resources such as the regional office, GC HEA, Technical Service Organisation or consultants.

  • Ensure the capacity of WVSR is expressed through technical briefs and capacity statements for use with external engagement and donor positioning.

  • Ensure appropriate external representation of technical specialists in coordination fora, in line with external engagement priorities including donors, partners, host government, and academia.

  • Strategy:

  • Support the Syria Response Director and the PDQ Director in the implementation of the Syria Response Strategy.

  • If required, support in the development of any revision or new strategy.

  • Ensure that the programming is in line with the requirements of Our Promise and the Humanitarian Response Plans, and that it contributes to the Syria Response strategy.

  • Ensure that WV strategy and program designs use evidence-based practice, address root causes when possible, increase resilience, and increase social cohesion as they respond to the fragile/humanitarian context of vulnerable Syrian and host community children.

People Management and Capacity Building:

  • Lead the team of Technical Specialists, ensuring a shared vision, teamwork, effective communication, and active engagement in decision making processes.

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of staff empowerment and motivation leading to active participation in organization initiatives; lead by example actively engaging with all staff.

  • Effectively manage the performance of direct reports ensuring performance agreements, regular performance discussions and appraisals are conducted.

Other Tasks, including Security:

  • Actively participate and support the security procedures and training of WV including reporting of any incidents or breaches to line manager and / or security manager.

  • Assist with administrative tasks including financial approvals, purchasing review committees, external events and trainings as necessary.

  • Undertake travel as necessary to participate in internal and external meetings.

  • Attend and participate in capacity building events locally and internationally.

  • Participate and contribute to WV spiritual nurture events.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree in humanitarian aid, international development or a related field.

  • Excellent Knowledge of both humanitarian assistance/emergency relief and development principles and work, especially child-focused concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Understanding of key aspect of key sectors including disaster management, education, child protection, livelihoods, cash/voucher programing and WASH.

  • Good knowledge of major donor and their requirements.

  • Demonstrated management skills including coaching/mentoring.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills in English, including report-writing and proposal writing skills.

  • Ability to engage with donor, NGO, and other senior leaders.

  • Good understanding of WV, SPHERE, Core Humanitarian Standards, and other international relief standards.

  • At least five years of experience in technical/programme development roles with international NGOs.

  • Field experience in humanitarian aid/emergency relief (preferably in the Middle East or Syrian Context).

  • Significant experience with a wide range of institutional donors and funding agencies, such as the EU, ECHO, UNHCR, WFP, Unicef, Global Affairs Canada, USAID, BHA, DFID, GIZ.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Good interpersonal, organizational and time management skills. Able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in a continuously changing environments.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment, and ability to analyze and solve problems, persuade, network and negotiate.

  • Knowledge of Faith in Development project models.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

  • Active listening.

  • Ability to provide spiritual leadership to the team.

  • Ability to think strategically and innovatively, constantly pursuing new and better ways of working.

  • Be committed to empowering others for transformation –both inside and outside of the organization.

  • Highly effective people management skills.

  • Working knowledge of programs/projects cycle management.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all staff and other key partners.

  • Demonstrate leadership and team building ability.

  • Working knowledge of proposal writing and negotiation skills.

  • Prior experience with World Vision is an advantage.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position is based in Amman, Jordan.

  • The position requires occasional travel domestically (to Jordan project sites).

  • The position requires occasional international travel (to the Regional Office in Cyprus or to Turkey).

Project Administrator

*Preferred position location: United Kingdom or other locations within 3 hours of UK time zone, where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

WORLD VISION INTERNATIONAL AND JOINING FORCES:

In June 2017, the CEOs and senior leaders of 6 child-focused agencies (Child Fund, Plan International, Save the Children, SOS Children’s Villages, Terre des Hommes and World Vision) met in Bellagio/Northern Italy. They decided to join forces to accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) for Children with at least one or two joint initiatives. They committed to put aside their egos and logos and in the spirit of collaboration focus on the areas where only together they can achieve significant improvements in the lives of children.

The two initiatives agreed upon are:

  • Joining Forces to End Violence Against Children

  • Joining Forces to advance children’s rights - Child Rights Now

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Administrative Support:

  • Manage logistics for meetings and workshops, including internal and external communications, venue hire and refreshment, and preparation of materials, where required.

  • Support set up and administration of online meetings, events and webinar series.

  • Assist in taking minutes at meetings.

  • Arrange travel including air flights, visas, and hotel accommodation.

  • Maintain and improve effective Joining Forces’ filing systems and SharePoint archives Track income and disbursements of project expenditure from the 6 agencies for project activities for project reporting.

Financial:

  • Maintain and improve procedures to track and record income and expenditure of the Joining Forces’ Secretariat budget and those of the two workstreams, within World Vision International’s finance system and that of the other 5 partner agencies.

  • Track income and disbursement of project expenditure from the 6 agencies for project activities.

  • Support the Project Manager to produce yearly financial reports to evidence spending.

  • Develop, maintain and improve a lean, agile, and forward-looking financial system, which works for all 6 Joining Forces agencies and their respective financial and budgeting calendars.

  • Responsible for procuring items/services as needed, managing the payment process and supporting with recruiting and contracting of services providers.

Communications Support & Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Identify new ways of working for the Steering Teams and Working Groups to improve productivity and effectiveness, especially remotely.

  • Manage the communications database and matrix to log agency contacts; identify communication point people/responsibilities; and implement communications calendar.

  • Participate in Joining Forces governance meetings, including bi-annual Steering Team and CEO meetings.

  • Organise international teleconference calls in multiple time zones.

Compliance:

  • Work alongside the Project Manager, various Working Groups and the legal teams at the 6 agencies to ensure the compliance of Joining Forces with relevant policies and procedures, and with relevant laws and regulations.

  • Ensures that World Vision International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children; Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation

  • Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and World Vision

  • International’s Code of Conduct, their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Minimum of 2 years experience working with different finance and administrative systems and developing and proposing changes to develop efficiencies and effective ways of working.

  • Able to work as part of a pilot project and to proactively propose solutions for the project to become more effective and productive.

  • Able to establish and respond to routine queries and requests for advice on systems and processes.

  • Collaborative approach to work, listening actively to stakeholders and adapting to their concerns, and the ability to prioritise competing stakeholder requirements.

  • Experience of developing or defining IT and communication tool needs for a multinational environment.

  • Able to monitor and track income and expenditure against budgets.

  • Strong communication, administrative and effective coordination skills, able to work in a collaborative way with others.

  • Able to manage multiple demands, meet deadlines and plan effectively. Results orientated and ensures systematic follow up for tasks.

  • Fluency in English, both written and oral.

  • Skilled and confident user of office applications such as MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, e-mail and calendar applications.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Interested in and committed to the work of Joining Forces project.

  • Skilled and confident user of: Microsoft Teams, Outlook, Zoom and Skype for meetings.

  • Associates degree or equivalent experience.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience of running online events desirable.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires up to 10% travel.

Advisor, Disaster Preparedness and Standards

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

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Advisor, Disaster Preparedness and Standards has been established in recognition of the increasing frequency and intensity of disasters and the ensuring need to anticipate, plan for and reduce disaster risk in order to more effectively protect persons and communities. This role will also promote the WV way through overseeing the continuous improvement and promotion of the Disaster Management Standards and Emergency Management System.

This position will contribute to WV’s disaster preparedness and response ministry through the following key responsibilities: Response portfolio oversight coordination, strengthening field-level preparedness and anticipatory action, coordinate the roll-out and continuous improvements of WV’s key preparedness and response standards (DMS and EMS), preparedness roadmap development and realisation and deploy to humanitarian operations.

In addition, this position will have significant field-facing components to conduct capacity building efforts with regional and field office staff to ensure success.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Response Portfolio Oversight Coordination:

Response Dashboard (ReD) Roll-out and Ongoing Implementation.

  • Provide technical support to responses already using the ReD, as well as capacity building for new responses that will be implementing ReD.

  • Lead continuous improvement process for ReD, ensuring that response, RHEAD and SME feedback is incorporated into any changes to the system.

  • Adjust appropriate outcomes to meet strategic deliverables.

  • Collaborate with GC-DM digital team to ensure the effectiveness of the platform.

  • Provide DM leaders and other users with timely updates and reports as required.

Response Portfolio Tracking:

  • Maintain the response portfolio tracking tool, ensuring that it is up-to-date, accessible to key users and informing GC-DM portfolio oversight efforts.

Ensure all information in the response portfolio review meetings is accurate and reliable for high level decision making.

Strengthening Field-Level Preparedness and Anticipatory Action (P&AA):

  • Best Practice in FO Preparedness and Anticipatory Action.

  • Recommend to Director in developing a system for prioritizing high disaster-risk FOs for support and engagement.

  • Collaborate with high-performing FOs to identify and recommend best practice in P&AA that can be used to support lower-performing FOs.

Disaster Management Scorecard Utilisation:

  • Support RO-HEA teams in ensuring the uptake of the scorecards.

  • Collaborate with the RO-HEA teams to identify potential improvements to the scorecards and take measures necessary to implement them.

  • Collaborate with the GC-DM digital team to improve the effectiveness of the scorecard platform.

Field Office and Partner Preparedness Process Improvements:

  • Collaborate with RO-HEA teams to improve the current Disaster Preparedness Plan template and business practice to a more agile process

  • Support FO efforts to improve the current Disaster Preparedness Plan template and business practice to a more agile process.

Roll-out and Continuous Improvement of Preparedness and Operational Standards:

Disaster Management Standards (DMS).

  • Provide capacity building on the updated DMS to key audiences.

  • Ensure that on-line and PDF versions of the DMS are up-to-date, free of errors and readily available to users.

  • Collaborate with PFR Director to update components of the DMS that have been identified for future improvement or elaboration.

  • Emergency Management System (EMS)

  • In collaboration with the PRF Director and functional SME leads, coordinate an update to the EMS content.

Coordinate roll-out and related capacity building for EMS within Regional and Field offices.

Preparedness Roadmap Development and Realisation:

  • Support the PFR director in the development of the Preparedness Roadmap.

  • Support the realization of the roadmap goals and objectives – both through ongoing work and new initiatives.

Knowledge Management

  • Maintain the Preparedness, DMS and EMS sections of DMKP, ensuring content is up-to-date and accessible Ensure that PFR section of GC-DM’s wvcentral section is up-to-date.

Deploy to Humanitarian Operations:

  • Deploy as needed to large-scale response operations, focused on positions that fit with skill set.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 2-3 Years field work experience in humanitarian assistance and/or disaster risk reduction.

  • Project and initiative management experience.

  • Ability to communicate well in a variety of settings (including in remote teams) and to function in a diverse and globally dispersed teams.

  • Undergraduate degree in related field and 2-3 years overall experience in humanitarian assistance and/or disaster risk reduction.

  • Strong understanding of humanitarian response operations, disaster preparedness and disaster risk reduction activities.

  • Understanding of the international humanitarian system, principles and key standards (Sphere, CHS).

  • Demonstrated expertise in developing and utilizing information and knowledge management platforms.

  • Strong skills in negotiation, coordination, project management, communication, and reporting.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.

  • Excellent writing and training skills.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • 30% Travel and ability to deploy internationally to insecure environments or disaster sites, possibly on a short notice.

Health Project Coordinator - Erbil

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Project Coordinator’s main roles are to lead the project implementation and the project team and to coordinate and manage the implementation of WV Iraq projects/programs. This includes active participation in project/program design, coordination with stakeholders such as the government, Planning, documentation, monitoring, evaluation, research, capacity building and representing WV Iraq in different forums/meetings.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Build links between the WV programs, Government and other partners working within WV Iraq operation geographic area.

  • Represent WV Iraq at appropriate cluster meetings, ensuring that WV interventions are not only in line with cluster planning but also showcased in the meetings.

  • Perform monitoring for all project activities to ensure proper implementation and that all project activities are implemented according to the project quality benchmarks.

  • Actively participate in project development, through providing contextual information and technical input.

  • Provide support to line manager in all stages of the LEAP cycle.

  • Participate in donor and cluster report writing ensuring that the reports are accurate.

  • Establish and maintain World Vision and other best practice standards for development programing.

  • Monitor and assist in evaluating WV Iraq projects, ensuring that the lessons learnt are incorporated into future projects.

Grants & budget Management

  • Day to day grant management, and ensure that the persons under his supervision implement project activities as stated in the

Grant agreement.

  • Exercise Management of budget expenditures for project activities as per WV standards.

  • Assist Line manager in budget management to ensure that expenditures are as per grant guidelines.

  • Follow up with the finance and procurement for the approvals to ensure that the delivery of materials is in line with the implementation of the activities at site.

  • Budget control of the project.

  • Monitor the budget of the project by checking the expenditures and raising the PRFs, GRNs, etc.

  • Follow the financial rules and regulations laid down by the finance team.

Staff Management (Learning and capacity building)

  • Staff capacity building on local and international standards eg Sphere, Do no harm, IASC, Good enough guide etc

  • Staff performance management for persons reporting directly to him.

Provide regular support to staff and guide them on their difference role and responsibilities.

Performance quality and reports writing

  • To ensure quality project implementation is in line with WV, local and international standards.

  • Give weekly updates to Zonal Manager and Technical Adviser, prepare the required project reports to Zonal Manager and Health Technical Advisor.

Others

  • Any other duties as assigned by manager.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Education/Credentials: MBCHB/Bsc/Masters in Medicine/Health (Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Medical Health etc.), or any relevant field.

  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills

  • Ability to travel to project areas for assessment, regular monitoring and evaluation

  • Ability to manage work life and work without supervision

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.

  • Strong knowledge of UN cluster system, JCCC/GEC and government structures.

  • Understanding and experience WV’s LEAP cycle grant management, proposal development and report writing.

  • Understanding of interagency standards such as Sphere Humanitarian Standards, IASC, Core humanitarian standards, Human rights principles, MISP, Mental Health Guidelines, Gender guidelines,

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

  • Experience: at least 5 years working in medical field, relief/Aid or development work.

  • Previous experience of INGO work.

  • Experience working with conflict-affected populations, including IDPs and Refugees.

  • Management experience and skills (especially managing the diverse team of staff/ volunteers).

  • Native Kurdish/Arab, Iraq citizen, Excellent English, Kurdish and Arabic communication skills (oral and written).

Work Environment

  • Up to 60 Per Cent domestic travel.

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