Director, Foreign Exchange and Risk

*Preferred position location: New York, NY. Other possible locations within the United States of America or Canada where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Director, Foreign Exchange and Risk will oversee Global Treasury’s foreign exchange risk management function and support Partnership entities to manage other aspects of financial risk, including but not limited to yields, inflation and capital markets concerns. The leader of this critical business function will participate with Global Treasury management in senior-level finance meetings to identify the scope and breadth of global financial risk, coordinate multiple financial risk specialties to determine appropriate strategies to meet Partnership objectives, and oversee execution of such strategies. Coordinating such strategies represents a tremendous challenge given differences in structures, relationships and resources, but it will be critical nonetheless for the Director, Foreign Exchange and Risk to understand Partnership objectives enough to determine potential risk exposures and recommend (and coordinate) strategies for execution. Furthermore, they will represent the Partnership’s global financial risk function before banks and brokerages, ensuring the pricing and availability of financial risk products and services.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Educating and advising National Offices, WVI branches and other Partnership entities, including VisionFund, to understand the implications of foreign exchange risk on their businesses.

  • Determining planning rates to be used for budgeting and forecasting purposes, including foreign exchange rates, yields and inflation rates, as appropriate for each Partnership entity’s context.

  • Overseeing Global Treasury’s management of foreign exchange exposures through spot and forward hedging, including managing market orders and call levels where appropriate;

  • Managing Global Treasury’s counterparty risk, including ensuring counterparty credit facilities are sufficient for World Vision’s needs and maintaining a counterparty risk strategy (allocation due to capabilities based on credit risk exposure by duration).

  • Supporting Global Treasury’s continual process improvement efforts under the guidance of the Global Assistant Treasurer.

  • Overseeing board- and management-level reporting with regards to foreign exchange risk management performance; and

  • Supporting other financial risk concerns throughout the Partnership as appropriate.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Minimum seven to ten years’ experience in financial risk management and risk-based trading, or (ii) master’s degree in finance or related, and three to five years’ experience in financial risk management and risk-based trading.

  • Demonstrated ability to utilize Bloomberg for financial and market analysis.

  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including both listening and speaking.

  • Interest in developing professional relationships (both internal and external to the Partnership), for the purpose of advancing the global financial risk management function.

  • Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field.

  • Understanding of portfolio management, including assessing potential investments considered for inclusion in Partnership portfolios, rebalancing existing portfolios according to agreed parameters, and determining appropriate strategies for the numerous investment climates in which the Partnership is present.

  • Experience assessing potential risk management strategies according to fundamental and technical considerations.

  • Experience in, or working knowledge of, asset/liability management.

  • Demonstrated ability to manage personnel, work with peers in a collaborative environment, and support senior management.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Familiarity with Bloomberg, Kyriba, and other systems often utilized in corporate treasury environments.

  • CFA, CTP, CMT, or similar certification.

  • Master’s degree in finance or related field.

  • Ability to speak multiple languages and/or experience working overseas preferred.

  • Familiarity with a corporate treasury or corporate finance environment.

  • Experience reading legal agreements related to financial contracts and/or relationships (in particular, understanding key business terms and risks).

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

WVV Security and Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Officer

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. World Vision Vietnam (WVV) has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY20) with funding from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 420 staff, of which more than 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In FY20, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hung Yen, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

Although Vietnam is a low risk country according to the Partnership risk assessment criteria, it is mandatory for WVV as a National Office to appoint the position of Security and ERM Officer to ensure security of WVV Office, safety of all staff at both national and AP level; safety of WVV assets and properties; as well as to act as a National Office’s focal person of risk management in coordination with the Risk Management Committee.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

1. To ensure that appropriate, adequate and effective measures for staff security, asset protection and safe programming are planned and implemented within the country context and where World Vision Vietnam operates (particularly in complex humanitarian environment) in accordance with the WV Security Policy & Standards.

2. Lead in the optimization of organizational security and the mitigation of operational risks for ministry effectiveness by establishing security systems and mechanisms for institutionalizing an organizational culture and practice of safety and security.

3. To develop & facilitate the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) process in WVV and provide oversight to the ERM Committee towards managing strategic risks at an acceptable level.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

I. CORPORATE SECURITY

STRATEGY AND PLANNING

  • Ensure Core Security Requirements (CSR) are implemented and regularly advise senior management of any gaps or ongoing issues with respect to CSR compliance.

  • Regularly review and update security plans and documents of WV Vietnam

SECURITY OPERATIONS

  • Conduct Context Risk Ratings & Security Risk Assessments (SRA) as required/directed.

  • Act as a point of contact for all safety and security related incidents, providing immediate support and coordination during and post incident.

  • Provide technical advice and support to the National Director/Senior Management on critical incident/situation or crisis management & business continuity issues and their likely impact on WVV operations

  • Provide support and/or carry out incident case management; security investigations and after action reviews/lessons learned exercises as required

  • Where relevant, support civil-military-police relations and profile management and ensure the use of HISS-CAM to inform decision-making for balancing humanitarian principles and operational practicalities

EXTERNAL LIAISON

  • Represent WV Vietnam at national/local level security related meetings and ensure information is disseminated to relevant staff.

  • Build ongoing networks for sharing security information and coordination with authorities, partners and others.

CAPACITY BUILDING AND TECHNICAL TRAINING

  • Coordinate with the Regional Security Director in the assessment, development and implementation of the national office capacity building plan for security management based on local security risk assessments.

  • Seek to develop a security culture by undertaking awareness initiatives in alignment with World Vision security policies and standards and monitor staff compliance.

REPORTING AND DOCUMENTATION

  • Provide monthly security reports to the Regional Security Director and National Director.

  • Ensure that Core Security Requirements documentation is fully completed at the Shepherd System and updated regularly

  • Ensure that all security incidents are reported in accordance with WV Security Policy Integrated Incident Management system.

II. ENTERPRISE RISK MANAGEMENT

  • Cordinate and facilitate Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) process including preparation and updating of Risk Register at the Risk connect SystemProvide oversight to the ERM Committee business activities and the capacity building of its members & others as required

  • Act as source of expertise and guidance on ERM.

  • Closely collaborate with Internal Auditor to have key risk treatments.

  • Coordinate with Regional Risk Prime to ensure the compliance of the National Office as necessary.

Education

Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledge & Skills

  • Good command in English and Vietnamese

  • Good spoken and written English skills.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Have good facilitation and training skills.

  • Have practical knowledge of tools, mechanisms and procedures for personal and organizational security, practical use of communications equipment

  • Have good knowledge and skills on ERM.

  • Willingness to do multi-task, able to work effectively under pressure taking of independence of action when required.

Experience

  • At least 3 years’ professional experience on Security or Risk Management.

Working experience in international agencies.

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department (HR Department)

Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.123)

Email: [email protected]

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Communications & Knowledge Management Officer

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Communications and Knowledge Management Officer

Reporting to : Deputy Chief of Party

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of position

The purpose of this position is to facilitate the bringing together of people, processes, and technology to enable Tumikia Mtoto Project to change data into information, information into knowledge, and knowledge into learning and to operationalise a broad field communications agenda for both local and global stakeholders to increase the overall influence, income and impact of the project and World Vision Kenya.

Major Responsibilities

Production of Communications Resources for Tumikia Mtoto Project (Media, Internal, Emergency, Community Voice Communications) 50%

  • Develop and implement the Communications and Engagement Plan for the Tumikia Mtoto project.

  • Produce high quality, child focused, compelling and issues-oriented fundraising, advocacy and publicity materials (web-based, electronic, print, photo and video content) for effective supporter transformation, staff engagement, USAID and public engagement.

  • Produce rapid information and compelling needs and impact-focused content for partnership communications and marketing for the child wellbeing related issues.

  • Develop and publish digital content (web content & social media messaging) for the project

  • Identify story concepts, host, accompany and cover USAID, other donors, Support Offices, or VIP visits

  • Develop and maintain media contacts, pitch compelling content and position the project in influential media outlets in the national and global levels.

  • Prepare written project materials, internal newsletters, presentation materials and other communications products for the project

  • Monitor and manage reputation risk issues associated with the project and comply with World Vision risk reporting protocols.

  • Ensure World Vision brand is uniformly implemented in the project.

Knowledge Management and Quality Assurance 30%

  • Ensure that Communications and Engagement Plan and the Knowledge Management operational plan meet engagement and information exchange objectives.

  • Ensure timely & effective implementation of communication & knowledge management activities.

  • Collaborate with MEL Specialist and Deputy Chief of Party to organize learning and knowledge sharing events

  • Review reports and external marketing engagement materials for alignment to WVI and USAID KEA quality and brand

  • Design, maintain and track internal and external stakeholder database to facilitate knowledge sharing and engagement with a broad range of internal and external audiences as defined in the communications and Engagement Plan.

  • Facilitate training on communications for development skills for the staff and Local Implementing Partners

  • Develop strategic solutions to given communications challenges.

  • Conceptualization of video and graphics productions.

  • Train and position approved media spokespersons to respond to media inquiries and achieve positive coverage for the project.

  • Document and share success stories/case studies and best practices

Networking, Partnerships & Advocacy 15%

  • Liaise with the project team to map high level advocacy elements that must be considered in the Projects Communications and Engagement Plan.

  • Create relationships and connections utilizing various channels for information sharing, learning, influence to help shape and advance the communications agenda

Other 5%

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

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Degree in communications, media, international development, social sciences or related field.

  • Minimum five (5) years professional experience in communications, journalism or public relations 3 years of which must be in international development sector.

  • Must have a good understanding of USAID programming policies and guidelines

  • Experience in writing/communication of public health and development communication (or presentations) for non-technical audiences and in innovative communication technologies including social media.

  • Experience maintaining an electronic document repository and/or with using web-based tools to maintain collaboration spaces

  • Competent in digital platforms and devices and traditional office applications (Word, Power point and excel);

  • Must be a self-starter with proven analytical, problem solving skills and ability to work with minimum supervision.

Program Coordinator - Education & Positive Parenting

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Program Coordinator – Education and Positive Parenting

Reporting to : Technical Lead – OVC Service Delivery

Work Location : Nairobi/Kiambu

Purpose of position

The holder of this position will provide technical leadership for the USAID Tumikia Mtoto project on Education and Positive Parenting, evidence-based curricula and approaches, ensuring multisector roll-out in schools and at community level. S/he will lead in capacity strengthening of project and Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) staff to increase OVC enrolment, retention and transition of OVC and Adolescent Girls & Young Women (AGYW) in Pre School, Primary, Secondary and Vocational Education and ensure Tumikia Mtoto improves Early Childhood Development (ECD) services for OVC and their families and ensure LIPs provide appropriate referrals linking to ECD services.

Major Responsibilities

Technical Support 50%

  • Coordinate the implementation, and monitoring of all positive parenting project activities as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with project quality principles, standards, donor requirements.

  • Work with the LIPS, the Ministry of Education and School Management Committees to ensure all children of school going age are enrolled, retained and transitioned through the education system

  • Build the capacity of teachers in HIV sensitive case management to ensure coordinated support for CALHIVs on their adherence, pyscho social wellbeing and viral load retention.

  • Provide technical support and monitor capacity building and technical support activities to ensure effective impact.

  • Lead in the roll out of Families Matter! Sinovuyo Teens, adapt consolidated positive parenting modules for the 0-8 OVC and promote gender-transformative, positive parent/child relationships (especially for OVC and adolescents)

  • Lead in the identification, adaptation and roll out of the various positive parenting curricula for different ages, stages and special populations (e.g., CLHIV and ALHIV, AGYW and children 0-8 years).

  • Collaborate with project technical staff to include parenting-related benchmarks into LIP and County sustainability plans and household case plans

  • Develop evidence based and behavior centered positive parenting interventions tools and materials.

  • Ensure quality and minimum safeguarding standards are implemented and respected in all education sites, ensuring that all who work with children have signed and understood the Child and adult safeguarding Policy

  • Organize and facilitate training of trainers (TOTs) for partner staff on evidence-based parenting curricula that have been contextually adapted which may be introduced within family clubs or other platforms.

  • Ensure that partner staff have the knowledge and skills to successfully deliver positive parenting curricula

  • Identify and deploy tools to monitor behaviour change and household dynamics resulting from the new parenting approaches for benchmarking

  • Participate in the project design process and implementation, including but not limited to needs assessment & strategic planning

  • Coordinate with other key national stakeholders on parenting for ECD, ensuring that the project approach and activities build on and strengthen ongoing efforts.

  • Promote engagement in positive parent/child relationships.

Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Reporting 25%

  • Ensure project team and partner staff use the appropriate systems and tools.

  • Work with the MEL team to ensure availability of data collection and reporting tools

  • Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all education and positive parenting project activities per the Detailed Implementation Plan.

  • Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and assisting LIPs in their efforts to collect and analyze project data per specified mechanisms and tools.

  • Collect information on technical assistance needs of LIPs in relation to positive parenting.

  • Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules

  • Ensure timely preparation of periodic reports and project documents in line with the donor regulations and World Vision standards.

  • Coordinate dissemination of all project deliverables (technical assistance, technical reports, training curricula) in accordance with World Vision Kenya (WVK), USAID, PEPFAR and GOK requirements.

  • Ensure documentation of best practices and innovations for donor engagement

  • Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices.

  • Coordinate in the dissemination of best practices in Education and positive parenting and the implementation of approaches/models among the partners.

  • Work closely with the project team to assign realistic targets and budget to LIPs for all required and customized indicators.

  • Participate in monthly, quarterly and annual reviews with program teams, LIPs and stakeholders

  • Assist local implementing partners (LIPs) in their efforts to reflect on project experiences

Advocacy, Partnerships, Engagement & Networking 20%

  • Serve as the primary point person to engage the Ministry of Education in policy, buy-in, support to reach OVC and AGYW in schools and identify out of school children.

  • Link with related WVK projects and other key national stakeholders on education & positive parenting ensuring that the project approach and activities build on and strengthen ongoing efforts.

  • Represent the project in meetings at county and cluster levels, Technical Working Groups, and other events as requested, to support forging relations with the GOK, LIPs, other stakeholders, and the community.

  • Map out stakeholders at the county, sub county, ward level and to leverage on what the project will be providing and create synergy informed by a clear referral pathway.

  • Conduct County government engagements to influence budgeting

Other 5%

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

  • Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelors degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Special Needs Education, Social Sciences, Gender, Psychology, Public Health or a related field.

  • A Masters degree or a post graduate training in a relevant field is an added advantage

  • Minimum 6 years professional field experience in parenting and early childhood stimulation programming in an HIV/OVC context.

  • Experience working with local partners in promotion of positive parenting and education for OVC and AGYW.

  • Expertise in programming for OVC, DREAMS, positive parenting interventions, early childhood stimulation, and/or HIV service delivery.

  • Experience working with and/or managing USAID OVC & DREAMS projects.

  • Excellent understanding of GOK structures and systems.

  • Experience in partnership strengthening with a focus on vulnerable populations especially orphans and vulnerable children, adolescent girls and young women, and ECD

  • Experience in working with partnerships, including the national government, county governments, civil society, donors and local communitys structures;

  • Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks.

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills

WVV AP Development Facilitator in Son Tra, Da Nang

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has been funded from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is operating in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes and advocate for sustainable well being of children especially the most vulnerable children.

Community Engagement

and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

  • Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

  • Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

  • Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

  • Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

  • Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

  • Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

  • Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical project interventions/ models

  • Document best practices, lession learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

  • Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

  • Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models and Advocacy

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools.

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms.) and tools.

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models.

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate.

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • Fair English skill.

Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

Experience

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi,

Tel: 024.39439920

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV Technical Program Specialist - Child Protection

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 18,500,000 (FY19) with funding from 13 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

The strategic focuses of WVV include: children protection from all forms of abuse, exploitation, violence and injury; reduction of malnutrition rate of children under 5 through integrated approach; sustainable livelihood for poor households to support sustainable well-being of children.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh - Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa - Hung Yen - Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri - Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai - Binh Thuan – DakNong - Ho Chi Minh). WVV’s APs work with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

In alignment with the three ministry strategic objectives World Vision Vietnam implements three Technical Programs (TPs): Child Protection, Nutrition and Livelihoods. Technical Programmes are national or sub-regional level programmes implemented by World Vision in multiple geographic locations within a country. They employ evidence-based practices and models previously identified, defined and prioritised through a strategic process and documented in a Technical Approach (TA). TPs are designed to ensure National Offices (NOs) achieve World Vision’s mission, which includes the highest impact for the well-being of children, in accordance with relevant TA and NO strategic objectives.

The Child Protection Technical Specialist directly reports to Child Protection Technical Programme and Advocacy Manager within the Programme Quality and Resource Development Department. The PQRD department consists of a Program Effectiveness Unit, Grant Acquisition and Management (GAM) Unit, A Technical Services Unit (in lie with the three Ministry Strategic Objectives) and HEA/DRR Unit.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Child Protection Specialist supports WVV’s strategic goal to ensure that children are protected from violence and have positive and peaceful relationships in their families and communities. This role has a strong focus on providing technical expertise and support to ensure the quality of the Technical Program implementation.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Child Protection Programming:

  • Support Child Protection TP and Advocacy Manager in managing the Child Protection TP within the local context, including ensuring DPA is applied in APs

  • Coordinate and disseminate Child Protection strategy, program logic, models and best practices.

  • Filter Protection, Participation related partnership initiatives and contextualize for Vietnam context. This includes coordination of the collection, documentation and dissemination of World Vision Child Protection/Participation/Life skills programming experience and best practice.

  • Map WVV child protection/participation/Life skills activities/policies and approaches, and design a framework to refocus in more integrated ways. Incorporate Government approaches and policies into this thinking.

  • Develop and deliver curriculum (ToT) training to government counterparts to enable staff to deliver accountable, evidence based, quality Child Protection programmes that bring sustained improvements to well-being of children.

  • Organize the development, pre-testing and production of culturally relevant communication materials to ensure effective and efficient program delivery, including facilitating behavior change, where necessary.

Technical Quality Assurance:

  • Provide technical guidance on annual planning so that Child Protection "best practices, lessons learned etc." are integrated into technically sound business plans and services are coordinated.

  • Standardize Technical Guidelines/Training Materials for the implementation of the Child Protection Project models.

  • Standardize DME tools for baseline, monitoring and evaluation of the TP in working with Program Effectiveness team.

  • Provide technical guidance on annual planning so that Child Protection "best practices, lessons learned etc." are integrated into technically sound business plans and services are coordinated.

  • Promote action learning across World Vision Vietnam through regular Child Protection Sector Working Group meetings and training of others to take leadership of structured reflection in the zones, ADPs and grant funded projects

  • Technically endorse all LEAP documents (e.g. child protection baselines, designs, proposals, and evaluations) as per the agreed business process.

  • Conduct monitoring support visits to APs implementing child protection projects and provide in the field technical consultation as requested, to ensure quality of activities implemented.

Child Protection Standards:

  • Provide guidance to Area Programmes and special projects to ensure compliance with WVV CPP standards.

  • Convene a consultation meeting every six months among National Child Protection steering committee for timely updating and reporting on CPP compliance.

  • Analyze and summarize Area Programme LEAP reports and prepare a National Child Protection and Participation report reflecting on lessons learnt and best practice examples.

  • Help WVV to exercise greater influence for the well-being of children by fostering increased commitment to Child Protection at the National level.

  • Develop and contribute to improving child protection and participation related government policies.

  • Periodically review the WVV Child protection policy based on WVI CP standards and local context.

  • Facilitate awareness and internalization of the WVV Child Protection Policy and standards through orientation, training and monitoring of WVV staff and partners.

  • Lead World Vision Vietnam's response to Child Protection Incidents according to agreed protocols, ensuring that an appropriate plan is developed and assistance is provided to the child and the family as necessary (Child Protection Incident Reporting and Referral Mechanism).

  • Be the World Vision Vietnam contact person for Child Protection concerns.

  • Prepare and file individual Child Protection Incident Reports on the CP Reporter Database.

  • Support the integration and mainstreaming of Child Protection and Child Rights in all WV programming through collaboration with ADPs and sectoral projects.

  • Submit bi-annual Child Protection Action Plan and annual Child Protection Update Reports through the Child Protection database and prepare reports as required by the Regional Child Protection Team, partners and donors.

  • Periodically review the WVV Business Process (based on partnership protocol) for all child protection incidences.

Cross Cutting Themes:

  • Standardize Gender/Disability/DRR/Faith and Development mainstreaming framework/tools/methods/training materials which align with partnership imperatives, best practice approaches, and NO strategic priorities.

  • Conduct technical capacity building activities for AP staff, including indoor training, on the job training, coaching and ongoing technical support to ensure that guidelines/tools on Disability/Gender/DRR/Faith Development mainstreaming are clearly understood, followed and best practices are replicated by AP staff.

  • Develop tools/mechanism to ensure that standard indicators (goal, outcomes, and outputs) are disaggregated by Gender and Disability.

Resource Acquisition

  • Support Child Protection TP and Advocacy Manager in developing Grant/PNS Concept Notes and Proposals for Child Protection.

  • Provide technical support for design, implementation and evaluation of Child Protection Grant or PNS projects.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

  • Bachelor degree in the relevant field

  • Relevant Master degree is an advance.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Strong relevant technical expertise

  • High level of diplomacy, communication, negotiation and persuasion and advocacy skills.

  • Proven ability to provide coaching and deliver other capacity building activities.

  • Ability to provide supportive supervision to assure the interventions’ quality.

  • Ability to document and share best practice for replication.

  • Good data analysis and reporting skills.

  • Good proposal writing skills.

  • Strong ability to speak, write and read in both English and Vietnamese.

Experience

  • Three years’ relevant experience in technical areas. Experience in programme quality support and staff training/coaching is preferred.

  • Experience in working with INGOs

  • Experience in advocacy.

  • Experience in Resource acquisition

Our contact details:

People and Culture Department

World Vision International - Vietnam

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 024. 39439920 (Ext:123)

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Regional Senior Auditor (RSA), Vietnam

*Please submit your CV in English.

*Appliation Deadline Date: Open until filled.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide technical supervision, support and coordination of the Region’s Internal Auditors, as well as performing managerial duties in the absence of, or as delegated by the Regional Audit Managers (RAMs).

In addition, to provide an independent objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the organization’s operations. This will be done by using a systematic approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, internal control and governance processes of the Organization.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Technical Execution:

Lead audit assignments from time to time as assigned by the RAM (planning to completion) in the Annual Audit Plan, support larger and complex engagements, potentially one or more assignments simultaneously. In particular:

  • Actively engage with senior management staff within the region NOs in order to gain a good understanding of their business and ensure the efficient execution of the audit.

  • Perform risk-based integrated audits (RBIAs) in accordance with stipulated auditing standards (IIA, WV GIA) as will be planned at the start of each FY and assigned by the RAM.

  • Represent the RAM in quarterly Senior Leadership and Board/Advisory Council Audit Committee Meetings, as may be delegated by the RAM as and when required.

  • Review follow up evidence of implementation of audit findings as per auditee “audit implementation plan’’ to ensure audit matters arising are fully resolved.

Quality Assurance:

Ensure WV GIA quality standards are maintained, which includes but is not limited to:

  • Providing on-the-job technical support during planning and field work with the team members, including on-site reviews as assigned at planning phase.

  • Ensure all review notes are responded to by team members and compile quality draft audit findings/draft audit reports for RAM review by end of fieldwork phase.

Professional Development:

  • 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:

  • Provide regular capacity building to Management Teams within NO Portfolios assigned, regarding RBIA and enterprise risk management during field work, and at designated training forums planned by Management.

  • Participate as an advisor of the NO Integrity and Protection Hotline (IPH) and Enterprise Risk Management committees in assigned country portfolio, as may be assigned by the RAM from time to time.

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

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

  • Professional audit certifications (ACCA/CPA/CIA/CISA/CFE) 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 four 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.

  • Be a qualified CPA or ACCA with an up-to-date membership status.

  • CIA certification – finalized or in progress.

  • Good command of the English Language, written and communication skills in particular. Knowledge of French/Spanish 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 in devotions and Chapel services.

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

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40 % of the time. This travel includes fragile context operational areas within the Region.

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

Analyst, Global Treasury

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Analyst, Global Treasury will support Global Treasury’s cash management and financial risk management functions. They will be responsible for ensuring success of key treasury processes, including settlement of transactions, reconciliation of cash balances; forecasting of Global Centre liquidity; collaborating with GC Accounting, Field Finance and FRSC to address key questions regarding Global Treasury activities and ensure a common understanding of critical assumptions; extracting relevant qualitative and quantitative data from periodic reports from Global Treasury’s banking and risk management partners; and other similar duties.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Collaborate with key Partnership finance stakeholders to forecast GC cash flow and liquidity requirements.

  • Ensure that GC bank accounts are reconciled in a timely manner. Identify gaps in assumptions and resolve with Global Treasury’s banking partners.

  • Liaise with Field Finance, FRSC and GC Accounting to address and resolve issues and concerns related to Global Treasury activities.

  • Provide comprehensive view of global currencies and markets to Global Treasury’s financial risk management function in order to ensure that it sets strategies using timely and relevant assumptions and data.

  • Support essential Global Treasury responsibilities and functions, as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, primarily Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Bachelors degree (or equivalent) in any field that requires strong cognitive skills, plus an interest in developing a career in treasury.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills, including both listening and speaking.

  • Interest in developing professional relationships (both internal and external to the Partnership), for the purpose of advancing the global treasury function.

  • Demonstrated ability to work with peers in a collaborative environment, and alone in an entrepreneurial environment, and to continually support senior management.

  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as necessary.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of Treasury Management Systems.

  • Knowledge of Cash Management.

  • Familiarity with a corporate treasury or corporate finance environment.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 1 week a year.

  • Ability to work from home with segregated space as home office.

WVV Development Facilitator in Lang Chanh, Thanh Hoa

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has been funded from 14 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is operating in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

  • To manage the technical projects in assigned communes and advocate for sustainable well being of children especially the most vulnerable children.

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

  1. Community Engagement and Sponsorship

Planning:

  • Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children.

  • Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based development approach

Monitoring:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

  • Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

Child participation and protection:

  • Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

  • Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the community

Most Vulnerable Children (MVC) inclusion:

  • Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

  • Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Micro projects:

  • Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

  • Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

Sponsorship integration:

  • Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

  • Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards through the SR volunteer network

  1. Program Management in assigned communes

Implementation of Technical Models and Advocacy

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools.

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms.) and tools.

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned communes

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

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

Education

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual

Experience

  • At least 2 years of work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach

  • Experience in working with local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities.

Our contact details: 

People and Culture Department - World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi

Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.121) – Le Hoang Anh Ngoc

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

WVV Senior People and Culture Officer

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organization working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, WV’s work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has been funded from 12 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and PNS/grants (30%). WVV employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

Currently, World Vision Vietnam is operating in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai – Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Centre (Quang Tri, Quang Nam – Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s AP usually focuses within one administrative district of a province which populated by ethnic minority people with high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s Development Program Approach (DPA) is that AP team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To undertake all P&C functions including Recruitment, Employment/ Employee Relations, Performance Management, Learning and Development, Staff Care and Employee Engagement and P&C Information Management with minimum supervision and support from P&C Director

  • To support PnC Director in improving the organizational well-being as well as staff well being; identifying and implementing innovative ways to attract competent and committed candidates, develop bench strength at the both National Office and AP level.

  • To support PnC Director in building capacity and competencies of PnC Officers.

ROLE DIMENSION/DESCRIPTION:

  1. Recruitment

  • Facilitate the multi-year and annual workforce planning in alignment with strategic directions and business plans, and implement the multi-year plans.

  • Facilitate the recruitment processes (including reviewing JDs/TOR; advertising vacancies on different channels including social media and professional networks; screening; shortlisting; interviewing using competency based behavioral and situational interviewing techniques, preparing written test and organizing fieldtrip with job shadowing assignments; checking references; proposing job offer and preparing employment contracts)in an effective, timely, fair and transparent manner to select qualified candidate for the job.

  1. Employment and Employee Relations

  • Coordinate onboarding/orientation process for new hires and ensure all the new hires have good understanding of and subscribe to WVV’s ethos, core values; understand WV’s approaches, policies, procedures, strategies and operations to perform their job.

  • Facilitate separation process in compliance with WV’s Policies, procedures and labor law.

  • Facilitate staffing changes (promotion, new appointment, relocation, additional responsibility, secondment, etc.) in consultation with relevant line manager and technical staff.

  • Update all staff changes in the assigned zone/s to relevant partners including Social Insurance Department, Personal Health and Accident Insurance Provider and Labor Management Agency in an accurate and timely manner.

  • Administer Personal Income Tax, insurance claims and other benefits (absences, health check-up, etc.) for staff in the assigned zone/s in compliance with relevant laws, regulations and HR policies.

  • Handle staff grievances and disciplinary action processes in consultation with the P&C Director and line managers following Vietnam Labor Law, HR policy of WVV and WV principles on Employee Relations.

  1. Partnering for Performance (Performance Management)

  • Provide ongoing support and coaching to line managers and individual staff in the implementation of the Partnering for Performance (WV’s performance management approach and process). This is to ensure that the staff’s performance and development goals are SMART, contributing to team objectives and WVV’s Strategic Implementation Plans.

  • Support the development of individual development plans in collaboration with line managers and employees.

  • Equip line managers with relevant skills to inspire high performance, support career development and address poor performance in a timely and professional manners.

  • Recognize staff for their additional efforts/contribution and outstanding performance in a timely and appropriate manner.

  1. Staff Care and Employee Engagement

  • In collaboration with line managers, create and maintain a conducive working environment where staff enjoy wellbeing as well as are highly motivated to make valuable contribution to the organization.

  • Administer the staff engagement survey (Our Voice Survey) to get feedback from staff on the organizational and staff wellbeing.

  • Coordinate spiritual nurture activities for Hanoi office as appropriate to the context of Vietnam.

  • Support line managers in change communication, identification of Innovators and Early adaptors for change, and in motivating and implementing the change.

  1. PnC Information Management

  • Ensure all employee information and recruitment processes are recorded on Our People in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Generate queries, analyses and use data on Our People to inform PnC related recommendations/ decisions.

  • Record all employee information properly in hard and soft copies, including personal documents, contracts and appendices, policies sign-off, performance and training records, etc are filed properly.

  • Prepare P&C reports, payroll and other updates in a timely and accurate manner.

  • Provide statistics of the assigned zone as required.

  1. Learning & Development / Succession Planning

  • Assess and identify competency gaps against competency framework for key roles.

  • Provide coaching/ support and tools to line managers to conduct talent review, identify second liners for key roles, develop/ update their talent profiles, conduct career conversations and facilitate their career development

  • Support the PnC Director in developing and delivering learning and development activities that help close employees competency and skill gaps as identified in IDP and talent profiles.

  • Use all available resources (in house trainers, WVI regional office’s programs, WVI online learning, consultancy, etc.) using blended learning approach including Webinar, simulation, coaching, mentoring, etc. to support the development of leaders and potential successors.

  • Track learning application and evaluate the effectiveness and impact of learning and development activities/ activities to justify the ROI.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities:

  1. Education

  • A bachelor degree in a relevant field.

  • Degree in Human Resource Management is preferred.

  1. Knowledge & Skills

  • Good knowledge and understanding of HR functions such as recruitment, employment, employee relations, performance management, employee engagement, learning and development, succession planning, talent management and development.

  • Thorough understanding of Vietnamese labour law and practices

  • Good understanding about humanitarian industry, WVV’s operation and its programs.

  • Ability and skills to support the development of staff and leaders to meet and exceed the competencies required to achieve organizational goals and objectives.

  • Good interpersonal skills.

  • Good written and spoken communications skills in English and Vietnamese.

  • Well-organized work style including sound process management skills.

  • Demonstrated judgment and discernment skills, maturity and the ability to maintain strict confidentiality of staff and organizational records.

  • Ability to coach, mentor and manage staff’s performance

  • Willing to support the philosophy, purpose and values of WV in its work with the poor in Vietnam.

  1. Experience

  • A minimum of 5-year relevant working experience.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department

World Vision International - Vietnam

Email: [email protected]

Tel: 024. 39439920 (Ext:123)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities

Senior Finance Officer

Purpose of the position:

Responsible for accounts payable and ensuring accountability through good cash flow and balance sheet management and ensure effective utilisation and safe guarding of assets.

The position will also oversee all East Africa Regional Office (EARO) grant projects financial management and processes.

Communicate World Vision's Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

Accounts Payables (25%)

  • Oversee the accounts payable function by reviewing and posting the transactions into SUN System according to World Vision (WV) policies and deadlines.

  • Raise queries on review done and follow-up with the financial accountants for prompt clearance.

  • Review the cheques /online payments with supporting documentation

  • Review monthly creditor reconciliations and submit for approval by the Senior Finance and Administration Manager

  • Liaise with other departments to set up Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and ensure compliance.

Fiscal accounting, compliance, monitoring and reporting (25%)

  • Review reconciliations (vendor reconciliations) and ensure reconciling items remain current.

  • Prepare monthly draft cover memo and present in the monthly management review meeting.

  • Upload financial reports onto the Field Financial Reports (FFR)database monthly within the timelines provided for reports as assigned.

  • Oversee Treasury Management by reviewing cash flows to ensure enough funds are requested from Global Center (GC), appropriate cash level maintained as provided in the Field Finance Manual and sufficient amounts are hedged.

  • Prepare and send monthly departmental reports to the departmental heads and solicit for explanations for variances.

  • Coordinate the year-end process as provided in the Year-end memo from Global Center (GC)

  • Oversee all EARO grant projects financial management and processes

Management of Office budget (15%)

  • Coordinate with the various departmental heads to obtain the planned activities & supplies (travel, conferences, laptops etc.) for incorporation into the budget.

  • Prepare annual CORE budgets within the guidelines as provided by the GC and submit for review.

  • Prepare quarterly expenditure forecasts for review and submission to the Global Centre.

  • Provide budget approval for expenditure requests (PRF, LPO, and Travel Requests) upon confirmation of budget availability.

  • Analyse variances and ensuring adequate controls on expenses are maintained.

Balance Sheet Management (10%)

  • Review aging analysis for correctness and follow-up with relevant staff to ensure account allocation is done monthly.

  • Review balance sheet listing reports by the financial accountants to ensure that all balances are properly supported.

Technical SUN system specialist (10%)

  • Oversee the implementation of SUN System and related upgrades. Evaluate and proposed changes in light of existing policies and provide feedback to the FRSC (Financial Resource Services Centre)

  • Responsible for SUN System Administration, manage the Super User password and assign rights to other users

  • Trouble shooting SUN System and resolution of any issues in liaison with FRSC SUN Technical team in the Manila Office.

People Management, Capacity & Policy Development (10%)

  • Setting and monitoring targets for direct reports

  • Provide training and induction to finance and non-finance staff in financial systems and procedures to ensure optimal productivity and compliance.

  • Coordinate inter office preapproval and settlement advice

  • Research and recommend programs, policies and procedures to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of the accounts function

Others (5%)

Any other duties as assigned by the Supervisor

MINIMUM EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE POSITION

  • Bachelors degree in Commerce or related field as well as CPAK /ACCA II qualification

  • 5 yearsexperience in finance and accounting role preferably in the humanitarian sector

  • Prior supervisory experience

  • Solid knowledge of accounting principles, financial systems, budget/cash-flow monitoring and internal accounting controls

  • Must have good working knowledge of computerized accounting software, preferably Sun Systems & Vision literacy in using Microsoft Office programs.

Additional work experience required

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment

  • Able to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment

  • High professional ethics and integrity

  • Good interpersonaland people managementskills

This role is based at the World Vision East Africa Regional Office(EARO)in Karen, Nairobi. Domestic and international travel may be required.

Position closes on 29th June 2021.

Geographical Information Systems Officer

You will be required to produce a current (within 3 months) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted

Job Title : Geographical Information System (GIS) Officer

Reporting to : Integrated Health & WASH DM&E Coordinator

Work Location : Nairobi

Purpose of position

To lead and strengthen the GIS system for World Vision Kenya Technical Programs, build staff capacity in collecting GIS data as well as building and updating the Organizations geodatabases. The Officer publishes Programmes and Projects areas atlases that present comprehensive view of natural conditions and socio economic activities as well as implement WVK Web/Internet based GIS for access by all the stakeholders and donors, including mapping of the WASH universal coverage areas.

Major Responsibilities

GIS Development and Compliance 40%

  • Develop/rollout GIS system and databases for all World Vision Kenya Technical Programs.

  • Coordinate GIS efforts from the National office, Regional and the Program areas

  • Participate in development of WASH GIS monitoring tools and incorporate spatial analysis into the methodologies so that change can be visualized spatially

  • Develop specifications for additional GIS and GPS related hardware and software

  • Produce maps and data for Programs and Projects especially for the WASH universal coverage program areas. This includes mapping of all water and sanitation facilities/infrastructure

  • Design and update WASH GIS database, applying additional knowledge of spatial feature representations.

  • Coordinate GIS databases maintenance as per international standards

  • Ensure that GIS business processes, standards and policies developed in coordination with other WVK entities are effectively and consistently used by WASH staff.

GIS Data Collection, Analysis, Management and Reporting 35%

  • Field visits to monitor GIS operationalization in programs/projects, and specifically in WASH.

  • Coordination of collection and validation of WASH GIS data on SDG6

  • Conduct research to locate and obtain existing databases.

  • Analyze spatial data for geographic statistics to incorporate into program documents and national level reports.

  • Compile geographic data from a variety of sources including customer surveys, field Observation, satellite imagery, aerial photographs, and existing maps.

  • Prepare, update, and distribute GIS maps and new information within the organization

  • Prepare and provide GIS reports which are evidence-based, based on the data collected from the project areas and share with the programs and staff for sharing with the stakeholders in a simple maps depicting change/impact

  • Maintain inventory of system maps as related to GIS (converts from CAD when necessary)

Capacity Building (15%)

  • Keep current with new GIS and GPS information and technology (updates the systems)

  • Prepare training materials and make presentations to WVK Staff and partners

  • Guide GIS system users in creating requirements for GIS Software

  • Writes documentation to support software

  • Train NO and Field staff on emerging systems in GIS and support their operationalization.

Advocacy, Engagement and Networking 5%

  • Ensure high quality presentation of GIS products to WVK staff, donors, NGOs, Government and other stakeholders.

  • Linkages with partners (NGOs, County and National government, church, bilateral and multilateral agencies) in resources mapping for development

Other 5%

  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor or designee from time to time

  • Attend and lead daily devotions.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Geomatics/ Geospatial Engineering, Geographical information systems, Geography or Environmental studies, Water/ Environmental Engineering or a related course with post graduate training in GIS.

  • At least 3 years’ experience in conceptualization and preparation of maps and other cartographic products using ArcGIS systems with a working knowledge of the latest version of the software, i.e., ArcGIS 10

  • Must demonstrate ability to design methodologies for collecting GIS data, manage spatial datasets, and maintain the strictest confidentiality of sensitive data, while ensuring protocols for usage and licensing of procured GIS datasets/softwares are carefully followed;

  • Experience in concepts/proposal development for GIS related initiatives will be an added advantage

  • Demonstrate ability to use open source GIS software for data Analysis and presentation

  • Experience in development and deployment of GIS mobile to web data collection tools.

  • Analytical skills for GIS data

  • GIS data visualization skills preferably Tableau, Power BI or any other emerging applications

  • Geodatabase development and management

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