National Director, WV Malawi

*Please submit your CV in English.

COUNTRY CONTEXT:

World Vision has more than 38 years of active involvement in Malawi, working with communities, mothers, and children to improve health and nutrition, promote literacy, ensure safe living environments for children, and facilitate opportunities for the voices of children and communities to be heard. World Vision Malawi (WVM) implements long term programs (Area Development Programs); short term & multi-year grants funded by individuals, donors and other funding from support offices such as United States, Australia, United Kingdom, Canada, South Korea Germany, Hong Kong, Japan New Zealand and Taiwan. In addition, the office also receives funding support from traditional donors and multilateral

institutions including GIZ, USAID, WFP, UNICEF, European Union, DFID, ECHO, Charity Water, Global Fund and many others.

In partnership with the government and other stakeholders, World Vision Malawi has embarked on ending child marriage campaign. The campaign is in response to Global World Vision Strategy 2030 and a whole-of-World Vision campaign for the period 2017-2023 to end violence against children. All children need a strong child protection system – and this is particularly important to the most vulnerable children, since they are usually more at risk of abuse, exploitation or neglect.

World Vision Malawi has an operating budget of approximately US$ 43 million and implements 33 Area Programs (APs) in 3 regions of the country. A total average of 97,750 Sponsored Children and 4,2 million children & adults are reached.

WV Malawi has a total workforce of 460 employees excluding volunteers.

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

Malawi ranks 170/188 countries, slight improvement in Human Development Index with life expectancy at birth now 63.9 up from 62.8 (UN report). Malawi’s HDI rank value stood at 0.476 which put the country in the low human development category.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • To provide overall strategic and operational leadership to World Vision Malawi.

  • Strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision Ministry in Malawi as an effective member of the Partnership in line with Twin Citizenship principles to ensure high Ministry quality and high

  • impact on the field; Be accountable for all of the above;

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

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Spiritual Leadership:

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

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

  • Participate and lead regular devotional meetings.

Ministry Performance:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Ensure that there are clear strategies for People and Culture, Communications and other main functions, and they are based on the office strategy and operational plan and include main priority areas identified in respective Regional and Partnership Strategy. Facilitate and be accountable for strategies execution and monitoring.

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

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

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

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

Organizational Leadership:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Support initiatives for staff care and well-being.

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

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

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

Advocacy and Representation:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Financial Management and Operational Audit Compliance:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Safety and Security, Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness:

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

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

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

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

Compliance and Country Legal Environment:

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

  • Represent WV country office in courts, if required.

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

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

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

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

National Resource Development:

  • Explore opportunities and facilitate National Resource Development plan.

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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

  • Previous National/Country Director experience is required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience of National Board development process.

  • Prior governance experience is required.

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

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

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

  • Requires prior experience in country strategy development , risk management and organizational development.

  • Proven track record of fundraising.

  • Experience in leading a multi-cultural senior leadership team.

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

  • Ability to cope under significant pressure.

  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff, donors, the Advisory Council and other stakeholders.

  • Understands and values equity, diversity and inclusion to achieve organizational goals.

  • High level of emotional intelligence.

  • Innovator and calculated risk taker.

Work Environment/Environment:

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

WVV AP Coordinator- Huong Hoa, Quang Tri

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 a total income of around US$ 18,000,000 (FY21) with funding 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 400 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In FY21, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North1 (Hoa Binh and Dien Bien), North 2 (Hoa Binh - 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:

With the new AP structure, this position is to provide support to Development Facilitators (DFs), Sponsorship Facilitator and AP Manager in compiling the AP reports, accompanying visitors, maintaining a routine DME system of the AP. This position is also to work with technical departments to coordinate training courses or events which are held at the district level and help with other administrative tasks of the AP.

ROLE DIMENSION / DESCRIPTION

COORDINATION

  • Effective partnership with relevant sectoral district officers is ensured. Good assistance is to AP Manager in building effective partnership and networks with various development partners at the district level

  • Good collaboration with DFs and other staff is maintained to ensure good integration of other AP projects at the district level or activities which are carried out a crossed all communes take place in one event.

  • Effective assistance is provided to AP Manager in coordinating and receiving visit from Donors, sponsors, WV staff from other APs /National Office and interested parties.

  • Good assistance is provided to AP Manager in raising awareness of WVV’s Christian, child-focused and community-based philosophy and approach to development among local district partners.

  • Good cooperation with NCs/sectoral clusters is maintained in order to ensure the sufficient technical inputs for project implementation at the district level.

  • Good collaboration with local partners is maintained to ensure good training courses and other programme events which are held at the district level.

ADMINISTRATION

  • Accompany visitors to the project sites, acting as a guide and translator as necessary.

  • Negotiate and purchase items (where necessary), organize timely delivery and appropriate distribution of the purchased items

  • Maintain a filing system of all documents pertaining to the AP, including the filling of program document such as: project design, report, minutes agreed between AP and partners, survey, evaluation and MIS data.

  • Prepare and coordinate PMB meeting events.

PROGRAM DESIGN, MONITORING & EVALUATION (DME)

  • Support the AP manager in making logistic arrangements for baseline surveys

  • Support the AP manager to complete the PDD and log-frame

  • Assist AP team in designing and establishing program and project M&E plan and Monitoring System (monitoring tools) in alignment with LEAP/CWBO;

  • Assist AP manager to organize trainings/workshops for staff and Program stakeholders to introduce the DIME system and management information system

  • Assist DFs, VDBs, HFs, and local partners to collect and analyze monitoring data using the log-frame and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools

  • Assist the AP manager in preparing and ensuring AP monthly, semi-annual, and annual reports are used by the AP team for decision making and for meeting the partnership reporting standards (LEAP)

  • Assist AP manager in managing/updating Monitoring Information System for all projects of the AP.

  • Assist the AP manager and DFs to establish a feedback loop with the community for the application of monitoring results for decision-making;

  • Document monitoring information and share with other staff/other APs when appropriate.

  • Visit community and project site frequently for monitoring purpose.

  • Coordinate learning and reflection at AP.

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 education, or public health, or community development, or social work or business administration.

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 health, education, economic development, HIV and AIDS programming, food security, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, child protection, environment, disability), and integration of advocacy and disaster management in development programming.

  • Knowledge in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

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

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions.

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

  • Good English skill.

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

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

Experience

  • At least 2 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Nguyen Thi Minh Phuong

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 444 Hoang Hoa Tham street, Tay Ho District, Hanoi.

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.

Grants Acquisition and Compliance Manager

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Grants Acquisition and Compliance Manager (GAM) will play a key role in shaping the future of World Vision’s programming and partnerships in Papua New Guinea, leading business development, project design, and strategic external engagement for World Vision PNG. The GAM will work with senior leadership, technical and programmatic staff, donors, government, and external partners to build strategic relationships, identify common ground, design excellent projects, and deliver high-quality concept notes and proposals.

The GA Manager will be responsible for oversight and monitoring of grant compliance. S/He will provide direction and oversight conducting due diligence and pre-award assessment on potential sub-recipients and ensuring sound compliance among successful organizations. S/He will be responsible for seamlessly collaborating with the QA, procurement, operations, and finance departments to ensure quality delivery of grants in accordance with donor and World Vision requirements.

A successful GAM Manager will be an inquisitive self-starter with strong communication skills and a track record of success leading competitive acquisition or proposal processes.

World Vision PNG maintains a vibrant grants portfolio and a strong foundation of technical and programmatic credibility with its partners in Papua New Guinea, where it has operated for over 30 years. World Vision PNG manages more than 20 grant-funded projects ranging in size from $300,000 to $21 million funded by a diverse array of institutional donors, including Global Fund, European Union, UN agencies as well as the governments of Papua New Guinea, Australia, and New Zealand. These projects work to improve early grade literacy and numeracy, maternal and child health, disease prevention and control, health systems strengthening, WASH, livelihoods, disaster risk reduction, gender equality, child protection, and emergency response.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Identify and assess Funding Opportunities for WVPNG

  • Working closely with WV PNG SMT, Support Offices and the region to review all funding opportunities appropriate to WV PNGs strategic plan.

  • Coordinate the investment of necessary resources for positioning and pursuit of these opportunities by working with support offices, Region and WV PNG to obtain necessary support.

  • Work closely with the National Director and others to make timely go/no-go decisions

Grant Design, Concept Note and Proposal Development

  • Lead and manage all aspects of project design and proposal development for World Vision PNG.

    • Liaise with the Finance, Operations and Programme Quality teams to support the design of projects and prepare budgets that include adequate resources to deliver promised objectives.

    • Manage consultants hired for in-country business development purposes.

  • Lead the review of any new granting/contracting mechanisms to ensure adherence to donor requirements related to eligibility for WVPNG/partners, budget presentation, acceptability of cost allocation and other proposal requirements.

  • Ensure proposals appropriately integrate gender, social inclusion and child participation and protection.

  • Submit concept notes and full applications that are on time, on cost, and on scope.

Contract Development ensuring Donor Compliance

  • Provide timely agreement /contract development /review/approval, both at the level of WVPNG and partners, ensuring adherence to both internal WVPNG and donor requirements.

  • Identify and negotiate for opportunities to enhance impact on child well-being, especially for the most vulnerable children

  • Identify compliance gaps and related solutions – including differences between donor and internal WVI policies and procedures, including cost allocation.

  • Track grant/contract compliance via application of existing mechanism (i.e., grants acquisition, start-up, implementation and closure checklist) and through the development/testing/roll out/implementation of new tools as and when required.

  • Engage with line management and senior leadership to ensure promised support is delivered and high priority is given to active proposals.

  • Provide compliance support through timely review of agreements and MOUs.

  • Conduct clear and consistent handover of recently-awarded grant agreements to the appropriate programmatic team.

Grants Compliance

  • Review, communicate and monitor compliance with donor requirements related to programme implementation, staffing, purchasing and asset management including field visits.

  • Ensure the timely reporting to SMT of any identified compliance risks.

Facilitate strategic engagement with internal and external stakeholders, including donors, Government of PNG, and other partners.

  • Support engagement of technical and programmatic staff with donors, government, and external partners

  • Support and broker partnerships for new projects or funding

  • Work with communications staff to prepare government- and donor-facing materials

  • Monitor and understand strategies and priorities of donors and external partners, identifying implications for World Vision and its programs.

  • Coordinate or lead strategic engagement as requested by the National Director

  • Participate in regional and WVI Resource Development networks and ensure WVPNG is aligned with the broader organizational resource development strategies and share promising practices from WVPNG with the wider WV partnership.

Participate in strategic decision-making as a member of the WV PNG Senior Management Team.

  • Provide regular pipeline updates to key internal stakeholders and contribute to effective portfolio planning.

  • Identify, advocate for, and support internal changes that are likely to enhance donor responsiveness, cost effectiveness.

  • Lead in ways that support an organizational culture marked by trust, candor, skill, and responsibility.

  • Maintain exceptionally high standards of financial accountability and reporting

  • Develop the resource development component of the WVPNG 5 year strategy and develop and present annual Resource development plans in alignment with those plans.

Manage the GAM team to achieve and exceed performance targets.

  • Adopt a determined and thorough approach to grants acquisition and management

  • Apply analytical skills and creativity to understand issues, and identify and implement solutions

  • Provide leadership and ensure the accountability and performance of GAM unit; manage performance of 1x GAM Coordinator.

  • Identify, request and coordinate training and other support to strengthen the capacity of staff to deliver the project with the highest possible quality and consistency.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required, preferably in a related field

  • At least 3 years of relevant professional experience required, including experience in new business development, project management, or project budgeting

  • Track record of success in leading complex competitive acquisition or proposal processes.

  • Excellent problem solving and project management skills, creativity, and proactive working style and attitude.

  • Robust understanding of major government donors and grant funding mechanisms. Understanding of major corporate donors, foundations, and non-traditional mechanisms will be considered an asset.

  • Experience managing a high-volume, deadline-driven workload in productive and healthy ways. Demonstrated ability to effectively discern priorities, manage expectations, and deliver results under pressure.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills. Experience working in cross-cultural settings or teams.

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strong skills in Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word.

  • Additional qualifications or expertise in a technical subject directly related to World Vision’s programming

  • Experience in international development sector in a role with significant resource mobilization and project design responsibilities

  • Experience negotiating consortium and other financial partnership arrangements

  • Experience living or working in a developing country

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • A valid driver’s license and driving experience.

  • The ideal candidate will exhibit a strong desire to learn and grow, persistence in the face of challenges, and the readiness to meet demands of working in a fast-paced professional environment.

National Director, WV Zimbabwe

*Please submit your CV in English.

*Open until filled.

COUNTRY CONTEXT:

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

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

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

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

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

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

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

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

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Spiritual Leadership:

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

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

  • Participate and lead regular devotional meetings.

Ministry Performance:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Organizational Leadership:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

  • Support initiatives for staff care and well-being.

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

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

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

Advocacy and Representation:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Financial Management and Operational Audit Compliance:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Safety and Security, Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness:

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

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

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

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

Compliance and Country Legal Environment:

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

  • Represent WV country office in courts, if required.

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

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

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

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

National Resource Development:

  • Explore opportunities and facilitate National Resource Development plan.

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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

  • Experience of National Board development process.

  • Previous National/Country Director experience is required.

  • Prior governance experience is required.

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

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

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

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

  • Proven track record of fundraising and marketing experience.

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

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

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

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

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

  • Understands and values diversity to achieve organizational goals.

  • High level of emotional intelligence.

  • Innovator and calculated risk taker.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Tecnico en Visibilidad de Derechos Laborales y Trabajo Infanti

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Técnico en Visibilidad de derechos laborales y trabajo infantil

Fecha límite de aplicación:

31 de Enero

Localidad del puesto:

Tegucigalpa

Fecha de inicio vacante:

8 de Febrero

Cantidad requerida:

1 Plaza

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza permanente

Propósito del Puesto

Apoyar en la conceptualización construcción creativa de materiales de difusión de acuerdo con conceptos, leyes y principios, que permita construir una comunidad en las distintas plataformas de social media, con el objetivo de establecer y sostener relaciones duraderas y recíprocas con los grupos de interés para WVH, a nivel nacional e internacional, produciendo mensajes de sensibilización sobre derechos laborales y trabajo infantil.

Requisitos Técnicos:

  • -Licenciatura en Ciencias Jurídicas o Sociales, con conocimientos específicos en Comunicación, Visibilidad y/o carreras afines.

  • -Experiencia generando contenido para redes sociales y generación de comunidad. Diseño de material de contenido. Preferible conocimiento de SEO, edición de fotografía y video.

- Dominio en el manejo de Redes Sociales

-Dominio del idioma inglés

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  • Apoyar al equipo con la preparación e implementación de una estrategia de visibilidad de los temas de derechos laborales y trabajo infantil.

  • Apoyar al equipo en el aseguramiento de la administración efectiva y proactiva de contenidos en redes sociales y sitio web con observancia en los principios legales correspondientes.

  • Realizar y estructurar de manera creativa e innovadora el diseño de material de marketing y producción de material audiovisual para la difusión, presentación y socialización de información relativa de derechos laborales y trabajo infantil.

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¿Por qué trabajar con nosotros?

Somos una organización cristiana de ayuda humanitaria, desarrollo y promoción de la justicia que sirve a todas las personas, sin distinción de raza, religión, grupo étnico o género.

Al trabajar con nosotros te conviertes en un protagonista que influye en favor de los niños, niñas, familias y comunidades más vulnerables alrededor del mundo. En Honduras tocamos la vida de más de 75 mil niñas y niños en Honduras, en 12 Departamentos, 28 Programas de Área y 694 comunidades.

Nuestra Causa

Una niñez tiernamente protegida, promotora de una sociedad más justa y segura.

Nuestra Visión

Para cada niño y niña, vida en toda su plenitud.

Nuestra oración para cada corazón, la voluntad de hacer esto posible.

Nuestra Misión

World Vision es una confraternidad internacional de cristianos cuya misión es seguir a Jesucristo, nuestro Señor y Salvador trabajando con los pobres y oprimidos para promover la transformación humana, buscar la justicia y testificar de las buenas nuevas del Reino de Dios

Somos Cristianos

Seguimos a Jesús– en su identificación con los pobres, los que no tienen poder, los afligidos, los oprimidos, los marginados; en su especial preocupación por las niñas y los niños; en su respeto por la dignidad otorgada por Dios a las mujeres de igual manera que a los hombres; en su reto por las actitudes y los sistemas injustos; en su llamado para compartir los recursos con los unos y los otros; en su amor por todas las personas sin discriminación o condiciones; en su oferta de una nueva vida por medio de la fe en Él. A partir de Él nosotros derivamos nuestro entendimiento integral del evangelio del Reino de Dios, el cual forma las bases de nuestra respuesta a la necesidad humana.

Política de Protección de la Niñez y Salvaguardia de Adultos

World Vision es una organización centrada en los niños que se compromete a salvaguardar a todos los niños y adultos beneficiarios, y tiene cero tolerancia para los incidentes de violencia o abuso contra niños o adultos vulnerables, incluida la explotación o el abuso sexual.

Cada miembro potencial del equipo debe comprender la importancia de estos temas y está abierto a más entrenamiento y orientación sobre nuestras políticas y responsabilidades de Safeguarding.

Agradecemos tu interés para poner tu talento

a favor de la tierna protección de la niñez!!

Forma parte de nuestra familia ¡Únete a nuestras comunidades!

Web: http://www.wvi.org/es/honduras

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/worldvisionhonduras/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/organization/16195222/admin/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/vmhonduras

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X-m_XjhZLo

Temporary Child Sponsorship Systems Assitant

Back ground

World Vision Uganda (WVU) is a Christian relief, development and advocacy non-government organisation dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We currently work in 43 districts and have 48 Area Programmes implementing projects in health & nutrition, water, sanitation & hygiene (WASH), livelihoods & resilience, education and child protection. World Vision (WV) is committed to the protection of children and adult beneficiaries from exploitation and abuse and will not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with these beneficiaries. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Due to expansion in scope of our programmes, we are now seeking for a qualified and passionate individual willing to share in our vision and join the team in the following role.

Position: Temporary Child Sponsorship Systems Assistant

Report to: Programme Manager

Location: Kakumiro District

Purpose of the position:

To Effectively Coordinate and Provide Technical support to Cluster Sponsorship Operations within the partnership standards for child wellbeing.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities.

Management of Child Sponsorship Systems

  • Manage Sponsorship systems both Technical and Business processes within partnership guidelines.

  • Carry out timely system upgrade, maintenance and provide timely feedback on Child Sponsorship systems requested by NO and GC/SOs.

  • Support Staff and partners on utilization of the horizon mobile phone and any other new gadgets.

  • Support the Cluster/ AP with IT related issues (Cluster IT Focal Persons)

  • Carry out system data quality audit (RC Bio data, monitoring field, and participation and GN implementation).

Coordination of Child Sponsorship operations

  • In a timely manner, ensure entry of quality child data and SO communications (queries, GN, mails, child monitoring, and participation) into Child Sponsorship systems. (100% data entered for all RCs).

  • Generate, compile, analyze and submit monthly systems and Child Wellbeing reports to management.

  • Analyze variance reports, Child Status Reports, Project reports and guide the Programme/ cluster team in utilizing information for effective and efficient sponsorship operations

  • Coordinate periodic mailing of APR and Christmas Cards.

  • Ensure quality assurance of all sponsorship operations indicators.

  • Identify and build capacity of Staff and partners in child sponsorship operations.

  • Coordinate with the CSDF and develop an annual integrated monitoring plan.

  • Effectively manage and track all RC and family Participation in WV Programs through implementation of the annual integrated monitoring plan in line with the sponsorship standards

  • Support SOOs in Community engagement and sensitizations on Sponsorship model

Manage Communication and Sponsor Relations

  • Coordinate communication between sponsors and RCs for the AP

  • Communicate with Support office in compliance with sponsorship standards (timely notification on anticipated delays and reasons to justify)

  • Develop, monitor, and implement the established checks and controls for sponsor information in line with the child sponsorship standards

  • Monitor and advise staff on Child Sponsorship communications from Cluster to NO/SOs.

  • Expeditiously follow up on all Sponsorship communications from NO and SOs to the allocated APs with the SOO and CSDF.

  • Perform an intermediary role on critical communications between allocated APs and NO/SOs.

Management of Sponsorship Initiatives

Effectively manage implementation of Partnership initiatives (CDPCs, Sponsorship 2.0, and Digital Story Teller) in line with the partnership guidelines and timeframes.

  • Develop AP initiative Implementation Plan and roll out as per NO timelines.

  • Effectively manage implementation of initiative(s) as per plan and report on progress, recommendations within partnership guidelines.

  • Train, coach and mentor staff and partners on the initiative and follow-up on utilization of the initiative.

  • Provide technical support to Staff and partners on the initiatives

  • Follow up with staff and Partners to ensure 100% return on investment of CDPCs materials, horizon mobile phones, and digital story teller materials through 100% utilization of the systems for the intended objectives.

Management of external engagements with SOs

  • Ensure quality and timely Communications between Cluster, NO and SOs.

  • Establish and coordinate timely delivery and dispatch of messages/ correspondences

  • Manage Sponsor visits to their sponsored children in Uganda in line with child Sponsorship standards.

  • Arrange for the visits (Organize all logistic needs).

  • Attend to Sponsors and follow up on child and adult safe guarding issues, submit sponsor visit report.

  • Document and share with Programme key findings from sponsor visits, recommendations and opportunities

Child and Adult Safe Guarding

  • Ensure that Videos and photos being sent to NO, SOs/GC have consent forms signed by guardian/parents.

  • Ensure all RCs have a signed consent form on file.

  • Organize the internal child and adult safe guarding committee meetings at the cluster offices.

  • Monitor the wellbeing and child abuse cases and report any violations in accordance with the child and adult safe guarding policy and guidelines

  • Ensure child and adult safe guarding compliance standards at the cluster/AP.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience.

  • A University Degree information Technology, Statistics or any other related field.

  • 3 years Experiences and knowledge in data entries, analysis and data base management are added advantage

  • 3 Years of Experience in Computer systems support and Field engagements

  • Computer skills in Windows, MS Excel, Word, publisher and power point

  • Database management

  • Motorcycle riding is an added advantage

Tecnico de Proyecto Agricola / La Esperanza

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Técnico Agrícola del Proyecto THRIVE

Fecha límite de aplicación:

31 de enero

Localidad del puesto:

San Juan, Intibucá

Fecha de inicio vacante:

15 de febrero

Cantidad requerida:

1 Plaza

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza permanente

Propósito del Puesto

Implementar la propuesta programática en las comunidades definidas en alineamiento al Plan Detallado de Implementación del Proyecto THRIVE, las Políticas y Procedimientos Organizacionales, mediante el establecimiento de relaciones colaborativas solidas con los Facilitadores de las Áreas de Enfoque Primario, organizaciones y actores locales a fin de generar impacto sostenible en las familias y las niñas, niños, adolescentes y jóvenes del área de influencia del Proyecto.

Requisitos Técnicos:

  • Formación media o universitaria en el área Agronómica, Agro industria, Mercadotécnica, Administración de empresas agropecuarias.

  • 3 años de experiencia en implementación de proyectos productivos en las cadenas de café, hortalizas y granos básicos.

  • Manejar motocicleta

  • Deseable conducir vehículo 4x4

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  • Elaborar y ejecutar los planes detallados de implementación en alineamiento con el Proyecto THRIVE.

  • Implementar las estrategias operativas del Proyecto THRIVE.

  • Realizar las acciones que faciliten el empoderamiento del tejido social comunitario sobre el bienestar sostenido y tierna protección de las niñas, niños, adolescentes y jóvenes por medio de procesos de participación proactiva, trabajo en asocio y gestión local.

  • Proporcionar las evidencias e insumos para una rendición de cuentas adecuada y oportuna ante los donantes, socios y beneficiarios.

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¿Por qué trabajar con nosotros?

Somos una organización cristiana de ayuda humanitaria, desarrollo y promoción de la justicia que sirve a todas las personas, sin distinción de raza, religión, grupo étnico o género.

Al trabajar con nosotros te conviertes en un protagonista que influye en favor de los niños, niñas, familias y comunidades más vulnerables alrededor del mundo. En Honduras tocamos la vida de más de 75 mil niñas y niños en Honduras, en 12 Departamentos, 28 Programas de Área y 694 comunidades.

Nuestra Causa

Una niñez tiernamente protegida, promotora de una sociedad más justa y segura.

Nuestra Visión

Para cada niño y niña, vida en toda su plenitud.

Nuestra oración para cada corazón, la voluntad de hacer esto posible.

Nuestra Misión

World Vision es una confraternidad internacional de cristianos cuya misión es seguir a Jesucristo, nuestro Señor y Salvador trabajando con los pobres y oprimidos para promover la transformación humana, buscar la justicia y testificar de las buenas nuevas del Reino de Dios

Somos Cristianos

Seguimos a Jesús– en su identificación con los pobres, los que no tienen poder, los afligidos, los oprimidos, los marginados; en su especial preocupación por las niñas y los niños; en su respeto por la dignidad otorgada por Dios a las mujeres de igual manera que a los hombres; en su reto por las actitudes y los sistemas injustos; en su llamado para compartir los recursos con los unos y los otros; en su amor por todas las personas sin discriminación o condiciones; en su oferta de una nueva vida por medio de la fe en Él. A partir de Él nosotros derivamos nuestro entendimiento integral del evangelio del Reino de Dios, el cual forma las bases de nuestra respuesta a la necesidad humana.

Política de Protección de la Niñez y Salvaguardia de Adultos

World Vision es una organización centrada en los niños que se compromete a salvaguardar a todos los niños y adultos beneficiarios, y tiene cero tolerancia para los incidentes de violencia o abuso contra niños o adultos vulnerables, incluida la explotación o el abuso sexual.

Cada miembro potencial del equipo debe comprender la importancia de estos temas y está abierto a más entrenamiento y orientación sobre nuestras políticas y responsabilidades de Safeguarding.

Agradecemos tu interés para poner tu talento

a favor de la tierna protección de la niñez!!

Forma parte de nuestra familia ¡Únete a nuestras comunidades!

Web: http://www.wvi.org/es/honduras

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/worldvisionhonduras/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/organization/16195222/admin/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/vmhonduras

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X-m_XjhZLo

Deputy Chief of Party

PURPOSE OF POSITION

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

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

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

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Oversee Project Operations

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

  • Research new funding opportunities and develop funding proposals.

  • Manage grant budget within approved spending levels.

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

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

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

People Management:

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

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

  • Support Staff Learning and Development according with WVI policy.

  • Develop and update workforce planning

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

  • Ensure proper technical capacity of staff is available

Effective and accurate reporting and communication:

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

  • Ensure timely and accurate reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Networking and Liaison with different stakeholders.

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

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

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

Other responsibilities

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Masters degree in engineering, hydrology, hydrogeology, environmental sanitation, public health or otherrelevant field or equivalent experience in program management in developing countries

  • Familiarity with USAID requirements, their history and their development

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

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

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

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

  • Has managed a USAID grant

  • Good planning and organizational skills

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

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

  • Strong writing and oral presentation skills in English

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums is preferred

  • At least 5 years of the international development experience of either the Director or Deputy Director (or of each); must involve implementation and management of large-scale grant/ programme activities

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

Chief of Party, Rwanda

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Chief of Party (Program Director) will have overall responsibility for coordination of all activities and staff of the anticipated USAID-funded Homes and Communities Activity. This potential five-year award will improve home and community support for literacy learning. S/he will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the activity and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities.

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

The Chief of Party (CoP) shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in Rwanda.

S/he will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant. The CoP is expected to have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.

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

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide vision and strategic technical leadership for the grant.

  • Manage proactive and responsive relationship with grant donor in close collaboration with World Vision National Office staff.

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

  • Research new funding opportunities and develop and write funding proposals, if second phase of the grant or cost extension is planned.

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

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

  • Lead grant staff and short-term consultants.

  • Establish and maintain effective project reporting, evaluation, and communication systems.

  • Submit timely accurate and professional reports that meet donor requirements.

  • Manage grant/project budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and Support Office staff.

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

  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Consistently look for more effective and efficient implementation methods and opportunities to increase impact.

  • Participate and conduct on-going lessons learned with key staff and partners/sub-grantees.

  • Liaise with local government officials, local communities, donor representatives and other stakeholders as appropriate.

  • Participate, lead NGO – donor forum to represent WV, the project, and seek cooperation for joint advocacy opportunities.

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

  • Provide spiritual leadership to the grant team. Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings.

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

  • Establish clear and frequent communication regarding program progress and oversight management with the donor.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Master's degree in the relevant field or equivalent experience in program management.

  • 10+ years of extensive international development experience managing large grant-funded projects.

  • Demonstrated outstanding leadership, effective organizational development, partnership-building, managerial, team-building, and communications skills.

  • Proven ability to coordinate with other key stakeholders such as governmental and non-governmental organizations in Rwanda.

  • Proven ability to manage of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with USAID programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs.

  • Strong presentation and report writing skills.

  • Experience of leading large and diverse teams.

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

  • Experience as a CoP or senior expert advisor required.

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

  • Fluency in English.

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

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Fluency in French highly desired.

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

Deputy Chief of Party

JOB OPPORTUNITY

DEPUTY CHIEF OF PARTY (DEPUTY PROGRAM DIRECTOR)

World Vision is a child-focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programmes in 28 Districts of Rwanda. Our interventions are currently reaching more than 1.5 million people.

World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly-qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the role of Deputy Chief of Party (Deputy Program Director). This critical position will be based at the Kigali Head Office and reporting to the Chief of Party.

Purpose of the position:

The Deputy Chief of Party (Deputy Program Director) is responsible for the management of the anticipated USAID-funded Homes and Communities Activity. This potential five-year award will improve home and community support for literacy learning. S/he ensures proper grant implementation, financial accountability, staffing, planning and reporting as assigned by Chief of Party. Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

The Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) will be responsible for providing technical input to guide planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation, and reporting. S/he will also be responsible to liaise with counterparts and partners at the technical level, provide opinion on the soundness and feasibility of new approaches, train staff on key concepts and improve their technical competencies, and manage an effective learning process to make adjustments as needed.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

25%

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

grant goals are met on time and within the budget

5%

Research new funding opportunities and develop funding proposals

Funding is available for grant implementation

10%

Organize and direct the work of grant staff and short-term advisors.

Provide supervision, training and performance management.

Staff performance is at expected level, staff is motivated, short-term advisors know what is expected and are able to deliver outcomes.

Capable and engaged team.

15%

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

Ensure timely and accurate reports that meet donor requirements.

Effective reporting and monitoring are in place.

Reports are accurate and submitted on time.

10%

Develop and update workforce planning.

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

Ensure proper technical capacity of staff is available.

Strong people management practices, workforce planning is up to date and is implemented as required

10%

Manage grant budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and Support Office (SO) IPGs

Grant is implemented within allocated budget

Accurate and diligent financial reporting is in place

10%

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

Grant expenses are well managed

5%

Oversee supplies and equipment acquisition, disposition, and management in compliance with WV internal and donor requirements

Procurements plan is implemented in accordance with WV procurement systems and protocols

Supplies and equipment are available when required for grant implementation

10%

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

Strong representation of grant on different level is established

Carry out additional responsibilities and projects as assigned by Chief of Party.

Attend and participate in weekly chapel services and daily devotional meetings

Spiritual nurture growth

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master's degree in the relevant field or equivalent experience in program management

  • At least seven (7) years of relevant working experience. Minimum of five (5) years of experience working in Rwanda is desirable

  • Proven ability to manage technical assistance teams

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

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

  • Strong interpersonal skills to maintain good relations with relevant partners including government, donors and other partners

  • Familiarity with USAID requirements

  • Strong presentation and report writing skills

  • Well-organized, able to work independently, skilled at handling multiple tasks, diplomatic and able to adhere to deadlines.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in managing inter-agency consortiums

  • Understanding of education sector policies and strategies in Rwanda

  • Experience in fundraising

  • Experience in managing and/or supporting education programming, preferably at the Director or Deputy Director level.

Work Environment:

Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.

Salary:

The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

NB: Women are highly encouraged to apply.

How to apply:

Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda

If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process.

All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered.

In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on [email protected] (no applications will be accepted through this email).

The closing date for submission of applications is 7 February 2021; no late applications will be accepted.

World Vision is committed to adult and child safeguarding and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children and vulnerable adults. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

National Director, WV Haiti

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The National Director (ND) will strategically lead, develop and direct the implementation of all aspects of World Vision's ministry in Haiti with a vision of shared relevance and impact in the Caribbean Island (Haiti and Dominican Republic). In performing this role, the ND will be an effective leader locally, an effective member of the partnership and will model the organization’s principles of Twin Citizenship to ensure high ministry quality and overall organizational effectiveness. The ND will ensure that the Haiti program has the capacity to assure the contribution to WV Global Strategy particularly the strategic agenda for fragile contexts and development and management of grants and Private Non-Sponsorship (PNS).

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy:

  • Ensure there are clear strategies for People and Culture, Resource Development, Public Engagement, General Services, Finance, Marketing and other main functions; ensure that the function strategies are based on the National Strategy and operational plans and promote synergies and increased efficiencies across Haiti and DR. Facilitate and be accountable for the execution and monitoring of strategies and plans.

  • Demonstrate thought leadership in integrated operations with internal and external stakeholders and ensure fluid and successful change management around integrated operations.

Leadership:

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

  • Lead the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and ensure diverse representation on the leadership team.

  • Strong focus on leadership and people management, ensuring the most capable and qualified staff members are in place to implement office strategy and operational plans.

  • Grow and develop WV Haiti advisory council promoting closer collaboration and synergies over time.

  • Lead and manage WVHAI team in a way that facilitates a high performance culture focused on delivery of impact; open trustworthy relationships centered on reconciliation; learning and development; good stewardship and integrity; servant leadership; staff and asset safety in fragile contexts; agility and continuous improvement; and gender/age/ethnic diversity.

  • Lead the SLT to model living our faith with boldness and humility through a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity though lifestyle and work relationships.

  • Implement intentional capacity building for local staff, ensuring successor building is prioritized by all areas.

Resource Development:

  • Build and maintain sustainability through diversified public and private revenue growth in alignment with agreed targets through the development and execution of country specific strategic resource acquisition plans.

  • Define a vision for grants acquisition and management performance ensuring that grants are strategically aligned to office priorities and consider the competitive landscape and agile adaptive management requirements by donors and country contexts.

  • Engage externally with high-level government officials, donors, UN and Multilateral/Bilateral agencies, faith leaders and corporate partners to increase engagement and funding.

  • Ensure strong grants management to create trust and engagement with the donor for accessing future resources and increased credibility.

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

Stewardship Excellence:

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

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

  • Ensure that key Ministry and support functions are strategically aligned and appropriately included in the field office strategy.

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

  • Ensure and oversee proper mechanisms for Child and Adult Safeguarding and other WVI standards and principles implementation.

  • Promote and model high level of transparency, integrity and zero tolerance to fraud.

  • Have overall responsibility for assessment of risks and the development of risk management planning to mitigate risks to office operations, staff, assets and programs.

  • Ensure organizational compliance to Government standards and laws for WV operations in the Haiti and DR.

Ministry Performance:

  • Ensure core programming models and systems are in place so that projects are managed on time and on budget in achieving the desired impact on Child Well Being (CWB).

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

  • Ensure that the field office functions in a contextualized, complementary, sensitive and cohesive manner.

Twin Citizenship and Representation:

  • Act as a Twin Citizen ensuring that Haiti participate in regional and global processes and decisions and allocates resources and talent where most needed in Haiti, region or Partnership.

  • Contribute to the Partnership, understand its systems and priorities, act as a global leader and a Twin Citizen

  • Represent World Vision in Haiti and engage and build strategic alliances with the Governments, major donor agencies, local donors, WV Partnership, non-governmental agencies, churches and media.

  • Ensure WV is positioned as a leading NGO in promoting the well-being and rights of children within Haiti to develop public and stakeholders’ confidence and trust

  • Ensure the collaboration growth between WV HAI and WV DR.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Experience in one of major Ministries (Relief, Development, Advocacy), close familiarity with other two.

  • Current or Prior experience working and leading in Haiti strongly preferred.

  • Experience leading large scale emergencies, preferably in fragile contexts.

  • At least 5 years’ experience overseeing a large Government grant, its acquisition and donor engagement.

  • Knowledge of LEAP cycle and Transformational Development Indicators is preferred.

  • Experience in marketing and fund raising in general and generating local revenue in particular, Advocacy and public relations and leading or working with advisory boards.

  • Current or Prior experience working and leading in Haiti strongly preferred.

  • Track records of strong people management (leadership) skills.

  • Ability to manage remote teams.

  • Ability to present persuasively to Board, Senior Management Team, staff, donors, NGO’s, government officials, community leaders and other stakeholders.

  • Master’s degree in development studies, management or social sciences or equivalent with 10 years’ experience in country level program management.

  • Demonstrating experience of living and working in fragile context (economic, social, weather, security, etc.)

  • Experience with Humanitarian industry and World vision will be preferred.

  • Experience in combining slow and fast onset programs. Ability to juggle emergency response with long-term transformational development.

  • Understanding of the socio-cultural religious context is a must as well as hostile environment security awareness.

  • Achieving quality results and service, practicing accountability and integrity, and communicating information effectively.

  • Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly, understanding the humanitarian industry, understanding World Vision’s mission and operations, and practicing innovation and change.

  • Building collaborative relationships, practicing gender and cultural diversity, and influencing individuals and groups.

  • Supporting World Vision’s Christian identify and commitments, learning for growth and development, and maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness.

  • English and French is a must. Spanish is a plus. Candidate must be willing to learn Spanish if they do not currently speak the language.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English and French.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% of the time.

Grant Acquisition and Management Programme Officer

PREFERRED LOCATION- WITHIN EUROPE WHERE WVI IS REGISTERED

PURPOSE OF POSITION

  • Support priority Field Offices (FOs) to grow institutional grant resources.

  • Manage a coordinated strategy process for grant acquisition across priority donors. Support the development, writing and submission of quality grant proposals.

  • Deliver capacity building support (operational and strategic capacity) to enhance grant acquisition and management (GAM) specifically on EU, German and other European bilateral donors.

  • Donor engagement at field levels.

  • Support assessing partnerships with local and international NGOs and key stakeholders.

  • Support troubleshooting during implementation grant funded projects.

The ‘Grant Acquisition and Management Hub’ is a virtual team of people within the Regional Office (RO), Support Offices (SOs) such as World Vision Germany and Field Offices (FOs) working together for improved bilateral government, multilateral, major foundation and, sometimes private sector grant acquisition and management. The Regional Resource Development Unit and World Vision Germany are working very closely around Grant Acquisition and Management Hub (GAM) matters and therefore it was decided to set up such as position that would work towards this common goal. The GAM Program Officer proactively targets prioritised funding opportunities that will advance partnering Field Office and WV Germany strategies. Therefore, the position will lead capacity assessment where needed, donor engagement/pre-positioning, proposal development and also assist in the development/establishment of processes to enable successful Grants Acquisition.

Priority Field Offices (FO): Syria Response sub-region (focus on Syria and Jordan), Lebanon, Iraq, JWG and to smaller extent Afghanistan.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Strategic:

  • Strategic engagement and communication between World Vision offices and teams towards achieving improved grants acquisition.

  • Map and manage donor landscape analysis, plans and meetings; especially with ECHO, EU, German government donors, and other European bilateral donors.

Grants Acquisition:

  • Support the development of Grant Acquisition Management Business Plans, including analysis to set targets.

  • Provide strong analysis of donor Calls for Proposals.

  • Lead and ensure proposal are developed based on evidence, at timely manner and with donor alignment; apply timely best practices to the bid preparation process, ensure efficient teamwork, and a quality output.

  • Support that cost recovery in each grant.

  • Apply best standards for advancing local partnerships and consortia building; including facilitation of the partner assessment processes

Donor Engagement

  • Advice on donor relationship, and elevate WV’s profile. Support to foster donor relationships at Head Quarter level (BMZ, GoG), through direct communication with WV Germany.

  • Support networking and participation in relevant meetings at regional and national level

Grants Management & Quality

  • Facilitate grant start up meetings/workshops and share lessons learned and experiences.

  • Support NOs in analyzing their performance and portfolio management to strengthen donor pre-position and identify strategic priorities

Knowledge Transfer

  • Convey to field offices expertise in specific donor relations, donor requirements, and grant processes through a combination of coaching, mentoring and more formalized training, including mentoring FOs staff with on available e-training applications.

Regional representation/key relationships:

  • Represent World Vision in the grants community fora (internally and externally)

Other:

Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the Regional Director RDU.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Relevant undergraduate degree (e.g. international or development studies; economics; social science disciplines; etc) is essential;

  • Postgraduate qualifications or relevant technical/vocational studies – Desirable

  • Minimum five years’ experience with government and multilateral organization’s procedures and regulations;

  • Minimum five years’ experience in successful proposal writing and management of proposal development teams, preferred European and German government donors;

  • Experienced networker with an ability to maintain a good up to date knowledge of the grant opportunities and trends in the humanitarian sector; demonstrable prior successes in grant submissions/tendering

  • Fluency in written and spoken English, German language is an asset.

  • EU work permit is an asset.

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

  • Excellent knowledge and experience of project management with government and multilateral agencies, grant funded projects and experience of grant compliance procedures for major multilateral (EU, ECHO etc.) and bilateral donors (BMZ etc).

  • Experienced in leading development of complex Health (WASH, Maternal Child Health), Child Rights & Protection and or Income generation and Livelihoods grant project proposals

  • High performance and quality standards; negotiation skills; ability to motivate teams and inspire teamwork;

  • Track record of successfully training, mentoring and supervising grant staff

  • Contract management and compliance, including critical analysis;

  • Stakeholder management – particularly in complex environments (e.g. working across different countries/cultures; internal/external stakeholders)

  • Relationship building and networking, with experience in working with donors or other business development expertise

  • Strong financial awareness, with the ability to build and interpret complex budgets and financial reporting

Other Competencies/Attributes

  • Very strong interpersonal/intercultural skills;

  • Track record of success grant design and win rate, in partner and donor relations;

  • High performance and quality standards;

  • Ability to motivate teams and inspire teamwork; Creativity and logic;

  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail;

  • Commitment to WVs’ Core Values and Mission Statement and agreement with World Vision’s Christian ethos

Work Environment

  • Experience living and working within a humanitarian emergency, response and recovery context and/or working with partners in consortia.

  • World Vision employees are a mix of Christian and Muslim faith with Muslims being the obvious majority. The ideal candidate should have strong faith but be able to express it maturely keeping in view the contextual sensitivities and possess tolerance towards people of other faiths.

  • Reporting to MEERO RDU with dotted line to WV Germany.

  • Frequent travel between FOs and RO - 30-50% International Travel

  • Not a family post

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