WVV Project Coordinator - HTPWG Project

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: North1 (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.

The project “Human Trafficking Prevention for Women and Girls in Dien Bien Province” (HTPWG project) is to empower local women and children, especially girls with capacity to protect themselves and their peers from all forms of violence and trafficking in persons in 2 APs of Muong Cha and Tuan Giao in Dien Bien province.

From March 2020 to February 2023 (3 years), the project plans to achieve 4 main outcomes:

(1) Women (19-30 years old) are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of Violence against women and children/ human trafficking (VAWC/human trafficking) through participating activities and mingling with peers at Community Centre;

(2) Girls are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of VAWC/human trafficking through participating activities;

(3) Women/girls are empowered through strengthening their economic status;

(4) Communities are empowered to provide safe environment for women and girls from VAWC/human trafficking.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will be responsible for connecting between Project Supervisor and the rest of the team, key partners at district and provincial level to achieve all project outcomes, and outputs as specified in the approved project proposal and logical framework within the planned budgets.

This position will assist the Project Supervisor in maintaining an effective DME system; as well as in building capacity for project staff and local partners on DME.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. DESIGN, COORDINATING PROJECT PLANNING, IMPLEMENTATION, MONITORING, EVALUATION

  • Coordinate and support for the field Project Officers to implement all approved project activities under outcomes 1,2,3,4 according to the timeline and coordination in light of the WVV Technical Approach and Technical Programme for Child protection and Livelihood.

  • Provide assistance to the Project Supervisor in facilitating all related project activities at provincial level; such as working with DOLISA , Department of Foreign Affair, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development, Department of Social Vices Prevention, …

  • Plans of action, budgeting and monitoring system is developed. Ensure qualified evidence for outputs and achievements.

  • Ensure the evaluation of the outcomes 1,2,3,4 is coordinated in line with WV’s Learning through Evaluation with Accountability and Planning (LEAP) Framework.

  • Ensure the project meet World Vision International and donor accountability standards through continuous monitoring of the project implementation and field staff performance.

  • Provide high quality, accurate, and timely reports including narrative progressive reports and financial reports according to Grant donor requirements and WV’s LEAP framework are prepared.

  • Implement other tasks as assigned by Project Supervisor and/or Operation Director in order to effectively implement the Project.

  1. RELATIONSHIP BUILDING AND NETWORKING

  • Develop relationship with the relevant zonal manager, Technical Program Managers and Program Effectiveness Unit manager for obtaining technical advices.

  • Support the Project Supervisor in building relationships, documentation of lessons learned, dialogue and learning of approaches to anti-trafficking.

  • Establish effective partnerships with selected government ministries, UN agencies, NGOs and target communities involved in the repatriation and reintegration process.

  • Facilitate the network strengthening for strong collaboration and coordination for quality service provision to at risk and victims of VAWC and human trafficking.

  1. BUILDING CAPACITY FOR PROVINCE AND DISTRICT PARTNERS, AND 4 PROJECT OFFICERS AT TUAN GIAO, MUONG CHA APS ON DME

  • Under the technical support of Program Effectiveness Unit to provide necessary orientations & trainings on DME which specified in the Plan of Action, such as baseline survey, indicator monitoring and tracking, annual review and planning for project partners at district and commune levels so that they can plan, implement, monitor and evaluate the project effectively.

  1. DOCUMENT, FILE AND SHARE

  • Support the project officers, key local partners to ensure records of key interventions and their results are well documented for reporting, auditing and advocacy purposes.

  • Best practices under outcomes of 1, 2, 3, 4 are documented and shared to other stakeholders in Vietnam.

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’s Degree in social science or related fields.

Knowledge & Skills

- Demonstrated skill in project management, with required competency in Design - Monitoring - Evaluation functions.

- Well-developed representation and negotiation skills.

- Strong influencing and relationship building skills.

- Demonstrated ability to work with a minimum of supervision, exercise judgment, meet deadlines and work under pressure.

- Well-developed writing and oral communications skills in both English and Vietnamese.

Experience

- At least 3 years’ relevant work experience

- Prior experience in anti-human trafficking

- Prior experience working in similar geographical locations

- Experience working in INGO environment.

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

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

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.

Programme Funding Manager, VisionFund

*Locations to be determined by home country of successful candidates withinCentral, East and West Africa where VF/WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The VisionFund International (VFI) Programme Funding Manager will develop and manage funding opportunities in select 4 Countries in either Central, East or West Africa primarily, through grants from Bilateral, Corporates, Multilateral, Philanthropists and Partnerships through World Vision National Offices and /or other NGO’s and partners aligned to VFI’s Strategic focus in the network of microfinance institutions (MFIs) in keeping with strategy and funding priorities.

This position will be responsible of ensuring donor and partnership retention through effective and efficient compliance and management of third party grant and major donor acquisitions. Reporting to the Senior Programme Funding Manager for Africa; the role may support some French speaking Countries; therefore a candidate displaying proficiency in both English and French would be an added advantage. The role will manage grant and donor funding opportunity pipeline and provide fundraising technical support, capacity building, project monitoring, and donor impact reporting to the Country MFI’s. This role will additionally focus on building, maintaining and strengthening relationships with relevant and

key stakeholders such as World Vision Support and National offices and other identified Organisations. The role will lead proposal writing, grant implementation for donor compliance, and maintaining close relationships with MFI project staff in accordance with the Organisations norms and acceptable practices.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Funding Acquisition:

  • Research and assess funding institutions and develop opportunity pipeline aligned with MFI strategic funding priorities.

  • Manage all components of the Request For Proposals (RFP) and ensure application alignment with MFI funding priorities; vet with senior leadership and obtain approval.

  • Set up and support proposal development teams; create project work plan and ensure proposals and supporting documents are prepared to technical specifications and submitted on time.

  • Provide technical support and capacity building to field staff, Support Office staff and other members of the Fundraising team on proposal development, monitoring, reporting, and project management.

  • Support Senior Programme Funding Manager for Africa in identifying and achieving annual funding targets.

  • Within strategy, develop and manage key regional funder relationships with new and existing funders and World Vision Offices to achieve long-lasting global fundraising support.

Project Monitoring, and Management:

  • Monitor project compliance and implementation to ensure projects are delivered to specifications.

  • Support MFIs and ensure project impact reports are of high quality and submitted on time.

  • Build capacity of MFIs for managing projects.

  • Ensure contracts are reviewed and risks managed and funds flow effectively to MFIs.

Relationship Development and Networking:

  • Network with major regional funders to establish collaborative relationships, learn of opportunities, and enhance VFI's ability to gain donor funding and enhance VFI's reputation in the marketplace.

  • Develop and maintain relationships with key World Vision support and national office funding staff ensuring that the microfinance project model is understood and fundraising opportunities are maximised.

  • Attend sector seminars, training, communities of practice and forums where industry staff and/or funders meet with the objective of leveraging funding and partnerships for the VFI network.

  • Maintain knowledge of microfinance industry and trends including focus of targeted donors.

Impact & Project Management Initiatives:

  • Ensure outcomes of projects are high-quality and high-impact through ongoing monitoring and the execution of mid-term and final evaluations, operations research, etc.

  • Review field reports and findings/recommendations to determine and replicate best practices and apply lessons learned.

  • Contribute to the Fundraising team in developing innovative and emerging fundraising systems, processes and tools.

  • Contribute to streamlining Funding policies in the MFI’s.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University degree in either International development, International Relations, International Management, Marketing, Public Relations, or related field

  • 5-8 years experience in Bilateral, Corporate, Mulitilateral, Philanthropy Fundraising/Business development /Grant making in a Corporate or Non-Governmental Organisation.

  • High Proficiency (oral and written) in English language.

  • Ability to write and speak both English and French is an added advantage.

  • This role requires 5-8 years in Grants, major donor fundraising and corporate management setting dealing with senior management. Experience in microfinance or financial institutions, humanitarian, international development. Able to work in complex corporate culture and financial systems and ensure procedures internally and with third parties are well documented, monitored and executed. Creative and helpful at problem solving for both VFI and MFI’s. Able to work well with granting agencies, Support Offices, MFIs, and other VFI groups.

  • Candidate must have the permit/authority to work in the Country of residence in the case of foreign nationals requesting to be recruited in the placement Country.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent management, communication, and relationship-building skills; must lead through influence and establish effective working relationships within MFIs in the region, external partners, Agencies and Leaders in the Microenterprise development field.

  • International Management/Relations experience is an important asset, particularly in emerging/developing countries.

  • Knowledge of the microfinance sector and rural micro-financing is key.

  • Demonstrated good judgment and cultural sensitivity.

  • Creates processes with greater efficiency in mind, eliminating bureaucracy wherever possible.

  • Able to travel to remote areas where MFI’s work and internationally.

  • Effective coach, able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures formally and informally.

  • Must be able to simultaneously manage multiple priorities and projects; ability to navigate complex stakeholder relationships effectively.

  • Team players characteristics and flexibility on working hours to connect with people within wide time-zone differences is required.

  • Experience working with Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) with rural operational programs in Sub-Sahara Africa.

  • Hands on experience in project management, Business development, fundraising and/or Resource Acquisition for either NGO’s, businesses and Strong situational analytical skills will be desirable. Experience taking part of project designs, baseline and end line evaluations.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

WVV AP Coordinator - Van Chan AP, Yen Bai

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, World Vision’s (WV) 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 (FY18) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 420 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2019, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programs (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yen, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that 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.

WVV’s Area Programs (AP) focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. APs are mainly funded by sponsorship funds, and are a phased approach to development, involving clear and consistent assessment, design, implementation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation and reflection phases. Each AP is tailored to the needs of a specific community in alignment with WVV’s strategic priorities. WVV works closely with district and commune local authorities and local partners to implement program activities. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that 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.

Under each AP, there will be 6-8 staff, including one AP manager, one Sponsorship Facilitator, one Finance Officer/Bookkeeper, one AP Coordinator and 2-4 Development Facilitators (DFs) who are in charge of the management of all projects (assessment & planning, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and transition), and community engagement for the assigned communes/wards in their AP. For each zone (6-8 APs), there are 4 Zonal technical staff, including three Technical Program Officers (Nutrition, Child Protection, Livelihoods) and one Zonal Program Effectiveness Officer. DFs will be coached by the AP manager programmatically and the Zonal staff technically. One of the strengths of this structure is to allow better integration of the program toward Child Well Being Outcomes.

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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. COORDINATION

  • Effective partnership with relevant sectoral district officers is ensured. Good assistance is provided 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 acrossed 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.

  1. 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.

  1. 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 logframe 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.

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

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

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 Project Officer Livelihood - HTPWG Project Muong Cha

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: North1 (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.

The project “Human Trafficking Prevention for Women and Girls in Dien Bien Province” (HTPWG project) is to empower local women and children, especially girls with capacity to protect themselves and their peers from all forms of violence and trafficking in persons in 2 APs of Muong Cha and Tuan Giao in Dien Bien province.

From March 2020 to February 2023 (3 years), the project plans to achieve 4 main outcomes:

(1) Women (19-30 years old) are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of Violence against women and children/ human trafficking (VAWC/human trafficking) through participating activities and mingling with peers at Community Centre;

(2) Girls are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of VAWC/human trafficking through participating activities;

(3) Women/girls are empowered through strengthening their economic status;

(4) Communities are empowered to provide safe environment for women and girls from VAWC/human trafficking.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Mobilize resources, and help local partners strengthen their capacity in planning, implementing, and monitoring project activities to achieve project annual outcome/outputs in integration with Child protection project of the APs and district/commune social economic development plans.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. RELATIONSHIP AND NETWORKING

  • Effectively establish work relations with partners including: District and Commune Program Management Boards (D/CPMBs), Village Development Boards, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), Veterinary station, Extension Station, Women Union, Commune People’s Committee in the project area.

  • Discuss with the above partners to build plans for cooperation and implement approved project activities effectively. Ensure good integration of livelihood activities with Child Protection interventions of the project to successfully achieve the project outcomes as specified in the approved proposal.

  • Support Project supervisor to build cooperative relation and maintain effective network with relevant development partners, especially at district level in order to establish livelihood groups and saving groups and ensure they are functional .

  • Well cooperate with zonal technical staffs, district and commune’s officials of DARD to ensure technical support for project implementation.

  1. PROJECT ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTATION

  • Ensure all project activities to be implemented effectively according to the approved proposal/Log frame, which are relevant and in alignment with WVV’s Livelihood Technical Approach.

  • Cooperate and coordinate with AP staffs, project partners and consultants to develop plan of action and prepare budget, ensure the quality implementation of the project following Learning through Evaluation with Accountability and Planning frame work (LEAP3).

  • Community ownership is enhanced by implementing activities with community engagement to ensure project sustainability.

  • Ensure poor households, households with headed women and vulnerable children are prioritized targets of the project.

  • Provide regular coaching for women‘s groups.

  • Negotiate and implement procedure of purchasing on livelihood support, arrange handover timely and to the right beneficiaries.

  • Facilitate or implement other tasks relating to project implementation as assigned by Project Supervisor.

  1. PROJECT DESIGN, MONITORING AND EVALUATION

  • Facilitate regular reflection meetings (at least once a month) with partners and community and take timely corrective actions to address the gap of project implementation. The outcomes of reflection reports are submitted to Project Supervisor.

  • Assist project coordinator and local partners to collect and analyze monitoring data using the log frame and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools.

  • Support Project supervisor to prepare project/ program reports including monthly, quarterly, semi-annual report and annual report according to the Grant donor’s and WV’s requirements.

  1. CAPACITY BUILDING:

  • Facilitate or implement capacity building on project implementation activities of livelihood at the district and commune level with support of Project Coordinator and the provincial DARD.

  • Organize technical trainings according to project design.

  1. DOCUMENTATION:

  • Documentation of good practices, lesson learnt and Transformational stories and other documentations upon request

  • Implement other admin tasks as being assigned by Project Supervisor.

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’s Degree in multi-disciplinary of economic – social or community development/ environment/ agriculture or related fields.

Knowledge & Skills

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

- Community mobilisation skills, including networking/coordination among different local partners;

- Demonstrated training and group facilitation skills;

- Case management skills;

- Good time management and organizational skills;

- Good interpersonal and communications skills;

- Fair English, especially report writing and reading skills;

- Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point and email;

Experience

- At least 3 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 in grant project management.

- Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

- Experience in INGO-funded project planning and implementation.

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

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

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 Project Officer Livelihood - HTPWG Project Tuan Giao

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: North1 (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.

The project “Human Trafficking Prevention for Women and Girls in Dien Bien Province” (HTPWG project) is to empower local women and children, especially girls with capacity to protect themselves and their peers from all forms of violence and trafficking in persons in 2 APs of Muong Cha and Tuan Giao in Dien Bien province.

From March 2020 to February 2023 (3 years), the project plans to achieve 4 main outcomes:

(1) Women (19-30 years old) are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of Violence against women and children/ human trafficking (VAWC/human trafficking) through participating activities and mingling with peers at Community Centre;

(2) Girls are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of VAWC/human trafficking through participating activities;

(3) Women/girls are empowered through strengthening their economic status;

(4) Communities are empowered to provide safe environment for women and girls from VAWC/human trafficking.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Mobilize resources, and help local partners strengthen their capacity in planning, implementing, and monitoring project activities to achieve project annual outcome/outputs in integration with Child protection project of the APs and district/commune social economic development plans.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. RELATIONSHIP AND NETWORKING

  • Effectively establish work relations with partners including: District and Commune Program Management Boards (D/CPMBs), Village Development Boards, Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), Veterinary station, Extension Station, Women Union, Commune People’s Committee in the project area.

  • Discuss with the above partners to build plans for cooperation and implement approved project activities effectively. Ensure good integration of livelihood activities with Child Protection interventions of the project to successfully achieve the project outcomes as specified in the approved proposal.

  • Support Project supervisor to build cooperative relation and maintain effective network with relevant development partners, especially at district level in order to establish livelihood groups and saving groups and ensure they are functional .

  • Well cooperate with zonal technical staffs, district and commune’s officials of DARD to ensure technical support for project implementation.

  1. PROJECT ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTATION

  • Ensure all project activities to be implemented effectively according to the approved proposal/Log frame, which are relevant and in alignment with WVV’s Livelihood Technical Approach.

  • Cooperate and coordinate with AP staffs, project partners and consultants to develop plan of action and prepare budget, ensure the quality implementation of the project following Learning through Evaluation with Accountability and Planning frame work (LEAP3).

  • Community ownership is enhanced by implementing activities with community engagement to ensure project sustainability.

  • Ensure poor households, households with headed women and vulnerable children are prioritized targets of the project.

  • Provide regular coaching for women‘s groups.

  • Negotiate and implement procedure of purchasing on livelihood support, arrange handover timely and to the right beneficiaries.

  • Facilitate or implement other tasks relating to project implementation as assigned by Project Supervisor.

  1. PROJECT DESIGN, MONITORING AND EVALUATION

  • Facilitate regular reflection meetings (at least once a month) with partners and community and take timely corrective actions to address the gap of project implementation. The outcomes of reflection reports are submitted to Project Supervisor.

  • Assist project coordinator and local partners to collect and analyze monitoring data using the log frame and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools.

  • Support Project supervisor to prepare project/ program reports including monthly, quarterly, semi-annual report and annual report according to the Grant donor’s and WV’s requirements.

  1. CAPACITY BUILDING:

  • Facilitate or implement capacity building on project implementation activities of livelihood at the district and commune level with support of Project Coordinator and the provincial DARD.

  • Organize technical trainings according to project design.

  1. DOCUMENTATION:

  • Documentation of good practices, lesson learnt and Transformational stories and other documentations upon request

  • Implement other admin tasks as being assigned by Project Supervisor.

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’s Degree in multi-disciplinary of economic – social or community development/ environment/ agriculture or related fields.

Knowledge & Skills

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

- Community mobilisation skills, including networking/coordination among different local partners;

- Demonstrated training and group facilitation skills;

- Case management skills;

- Good time management and organizational skills;

- Good interpersonal and communications skills;

- Fair English, especially report writing and reading skills;

- Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point and email;

Experience

- At least 3 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 in grant project management.

- Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

- Experience in INGO-funded project planning and implementation.

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

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

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 Project Officer Child Protection - HTPWG Project Tuan Giao

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: North1 (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.

The project “Human Trafficking Prevention for Women and Girls in Dien Bien Province” (HTPWG project) is to empower local women and children, especially girls with capacity to protect themselves and their peers from all forms of violence and trafficking in persons in 2 APs of Muong Cha and Tuan Giao in Dien Bien province.

From March 2020 to February 2023 (3 years), the project plans to achieve 4 main outcomes:

(1) Women (19-30 years old) are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of Violence against women and children/ human trafficking (VAWC/human trafficking) through participating activities and mingling with peers at Community Centre;

(2) Girls are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of VAWC/human trafficking through participating activities;

(3) Women/girls are empowered through strengthening their economic status;

(4) Communities are empowered to provide safe environment for women and girls from VAWC/human trafficking.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Mobilize resources, and help local partners strengthen their capacity in planning, implementing, and monitoring project activities to achieve project annual outcome/outputs in integration with Child protection project of the APs and district/commune social economic development plans.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. RELATIONSHIP AND NETWORKING

  • Effectively establish work relations with partners including District and Commune Program Management Boards (D/CPMBs), Child Protection Committee, Department of Labour Invalid and Social Affairs (DoLISA), Women Union, Youth Union, Village Development Boards in the project area.

  • Discuss with the above partners at district and commune level to build plans for cooperation and implement approved project activities effectively. Ensure good integration of anti-trafficking interventions with Child Protection interventions of the APs to successfully achieve the project outcomes as specified in the approved proposal.

  • Support Project supervisor to build cooperative relation and maintain effective network with relevant development partners, especially at district level in order to strengthen community based child protection committees and ensure they are functional.

  • Well cooperate with zonal technical staffs, district and commune’s officials of DoLISA to ensure technical support for project implementation.

  1. PROJECT ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTATION

  • All project activities will be implemented effectively according to the approved proposal/Log frame, which are relevant and in alignment with WVV’s Child Protection Technical Approach.

  • Cooperate and coordinate with AP staffs, project partners and consultants todevelop plan of action and prepare budget, ensure the quality implementation of the project following Learning through Evaluation with Accountability and Planning frame work (LEAP3).

  • Community ownership is enhanced by implementing activities with community engagement to ensure project sustainability.

  • Ensure poor households, households with headed women and vulnerable children are prioritized targets of the project.

  • Negotiate and implement procedure of purchasing on Child protection support, arrange handover timely and to the right beneficiaries.

  • Facilitate or implement other tasks relating to project implementation as assigned by Project Supervisor.

  1. PROJECT DESIGN, MONITORING AND EVALUATION

  • Facilitate regular reflection meetings (at least once a month) with partners and community and take timely corrective actions to address the gap of project implementation. The outcomes of reflection reports are submitted to Project Supervisor.

  • Assist project coordinator and local partners to collect and analyze monitoring data using the log frame and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools.

  • Support Project supervisor to prepare project reports including monthly, quarterly, semi-annual report and annual report according to the Grant donor’s and WV’s requirements.

  1. CAPACITY BUILDING:

  • Facilitate or implement capacity building on project implementation activities of human trafficking prevention for Women and Girls at the district and commune level with support of Project Coordinator and the provincial DoLISA.

  • Organize technical trainings according to project design.

  1. DOCUMENTATION:

  • Documentation of good practices, lesson learnt and Transformational stories and other documentations upon request

  • Implement other admin tasks as being assigned by Project Supervisor.

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 social science or related fields.

Knowledge & Skills

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

- Community mobilisation skills, including networking/coordination among different local partners;

- Demonstrated training and group facilitation skills;

- Case management skills;

- Good time management and organizational skills;

- Good interpersonal and communications skills;

- Fair English, especially report writing and reading skills;

- Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point and email;

Experience

- At least 3 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 in grant project management.

- Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

- Experience in INGO-funded project planning and implementation.

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

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

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 Project Officer Child Protection - HTPWG Project Muong Cha

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: North1 (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.

The project “Human Trafficking Prevention for Women and Girls in Dien Bien Province” (HTPWG project) is to empower local women and children, especially girls with capacity to protect themselves and their peers from all forms of violence and trafficking in persons in 2 APs of Muong Cha and Tuan Giao in Dien Bien province.

From March 2020 to February 2023 (3 years), the project plans to achieve 4 main outcomes:

(1) Women (19-30 years old) are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of Violence against women and children/ human trafficking (VAWC/human trafficking) through participating activities and mingling with peers at Community Centre;

(2) Girls are empowered to protect themselves and peers from the risks of VAWC/human trafficking through participating activities;

(3) Women/girls are empowered through strengthening their economic status;

(4) Communities are empowered to provide safe environment for women and girls from VAWC/human trafficking.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Mobilize resources, and help local partners strengthen their capacity in planning, implementing, and monitoring project activities to achieve project annual outcome/outputs in integration with Child protection project of the APs and district/commune social economic development plans.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

ROLE DIMENSIONS

  1. RELATIONSHIP AND NETWORKING

  • Effectively establish work relations with partners including District and Commune Program Management Boards (D/CPMBs), Child Protection Committee, Department of Labour Invalid and Social Affairs (DoLISA), Women Union, Youth Union, Village Development Boards in the project area.

  • Discuss with the above partners at district and commune level to build plans for cooperation and implement approved project activities effectively. Ensure good integration of anti-trafficking interventions with Child Protection interventions of the APs to successfully achieve the project outcomes as specified in the approved proposal.

  • Support Project supervisor to build cooperative relation and maintain effective network with relevant development partners, especially at district level in order to strengthen community based child protection committees and ensure they are functional.

  • Well cooperate with zonal technical staffs, district and commune’s officials of DoLISA to ensure technical support for project implementation.

  1. PROJECT ACTIVITIES IMPLEMENTATION

  • All project activities will be implemented effectively according to the approved proposal/Log frame, which are relevant and in alignment with WVV’s Child Protection Technical Approach.

  • Cooperate and coordinate with AP staffs, project partners and consultants todevelop plan of action and prepare budget, ensure the quality implementation of the project following Learning through Evaluation with Accountability and Planning frame work (LEAP3).

  • Community ownership is enhanced by implementing activities with community engagement to ensure project sustainability.

  • Ensure poor households, households with headed women and vulnerable children are prioritized targets of the project.

  • Negotiate and implement procedure of purchasing on Child protection support, arrange handover timely and to the right beneficiaries.

  • Facilitate or implement other tasks relating to project implementation as assigned by Project Supervisor.

  1. PROJECT DESIGN, MONITORING AND EVALUATION

  • Facilitate regular reflection meetings (at least once a month) with partners and community and take timely corrective actions to address the gap of project implementation. The outcomes of reflection reports are submitted to Project Supervisor.

  • Assist project coordinator and local partners to collect and analyze monitoring data using the log frame and WVV’s standardized monitoring tools.

  • Support Project supervisor to prepare project reports including monthly, quarterly, semi-annual report and annual report according to the Grant donor’s and WV’s requirements.

  1. CAPACITY BUILDING:

  • Facilitate or implement capacity building on project implementation activities of human trafficking prevention for Women and Girls at the district and commune level with support of Project Coordinator and the provincial DoLISA.

  • Organize technical trainings according to project design.

  1. DOCUMENTATION:

  • Documentation of good practices, lesson learnt and Transformational stories and other documentations upon request

  • Implement other admin tasks as being assigned by Project Supervisor.

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 social science or related fields.

Knowledge & Skills

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

- Community mobilisation skills, including networking/coordination among different local partners;

- Demonstrated training and group facilitation skills;

- Case management skills;

- Good time management and organizational skills;

- Good interpersonal and communications skills;

- Fair English, especially report writing and reading skills;

- Good computer skills in Word, Excel, Power point and email;

Experience

- At least 3 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 in grant project management.

- Experience of working with ethnic minorities.

- Experience in INGO-funded project planning and implementation.

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

Our contact details are: People and Culture Department -World Vision International – Vietnam Address: 9th floor, the Mercury building, 444 Hoang Hoa Tham, Hanoi, Tel: 024. 39439920 (ext.114)

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.

Director East Zone, WV Democratic Republic of Congo

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide overall strategic leadership to World Vision’s emergency, resilience & development and advocacy programming in Eastern DRC for the sustained well-being of children, particularly the most vulnerable. Key areas of focus are strategy implementation, external engagement, including positioning and resource acquisition, and staff safety and security. Zonal office 200 staff and Annual budget turnover of $10 million and total portfolio value of $57 million in fiscal year 2019/2020.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:

  • Promote WV’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and key Partnership Standards and Practices among WV staff and partners.

  • Build a strong Zonal Senior Management Team, providing strategic guidance and building management capacity, synergy, and depth of leadership.

  • Lead and manage the Zonal team in a way that facilitates a high performance culture, open trustworthy relationships and integrity, promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital.

  • As member of WVDRC Senior Leadership Team (SLT), actively participate in SLT for decision making, solutions and innovation.

  • Promote leadership style that respects & values diversity in gender & ethnicity in DRC.

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

Strategy Development and Implementation:

  • Lead Zonal implementation of the National Office FY16-20 Strategy.

  • Participate in development of WVDRC FY21-25 Strategy, with focus on ensuring Fragile Context perspectives included.

  • Lead implementation of the Zonal Operational Plan that clearly prioritizes advocacy, recovery and development issues within the Zone while ensuring alignment with the National, SAR Regional and International strategic direction of WVI.

  • Lead in negotiation with donors and Support Offices (SOs) regarding ministry growth within the Zone in coordination and consultation with the National Director.

  • Improve capacity to respond to natural and man-made emergencies, including population movements.

Program Development, Implementation, Monitoring & Reporting:

  • Provide leadership & guidance in annual planning & budgeting for all projects within the Zone.

  • Coordinate development of new project proposals and concept notes in response to funding opportunities as well as ministry priorities within the Zone.

  • Ensure use of best practice and relevant programming approaches in all projects – especially use of Fragile Context Program Approach (FCPA).

  • Oversee development of design document and approval of new program/project start-ups from assessments, designing, implementation and evaluation.

  • Ensure that community members and beneficiaries, especially children, are adequately consulted and involved in program development, implementation and evaluation.

  • Coordinate regular reviews on implementation of all projects within the Zone through monthly, quarterly and annual review meetings to ensure implementation as per approved plans and budgets.

  • Facilitate the signing of MOUs, Field Level and Grant agreements with donors and support offices with WVDRC before any implementation.

  • Ensure that all programs/projects within the Zone are monitored and evaluated in accordance with the LEAP standards or donor-agreed M&E plans.

  • Ensure all agreements with donors and support offices and other stakeholders are adhered to.

  • Coordinate development, review and submission of timely and accurate project and financial reports.

  • Prepare and submit monthly management reports (MMR) to the ND by the 1rst day of the month.

  • Ensure that partnership initiatives such as LEAP 3, CWBO, Horizon, CONCUR and Provision are appropriately implemented within the Zone.

Financial Management:

  • In coordination with the Finance department oversee Zonal compliance with all relevant sections of the Field Financial Manual – FFM (inventory, finances, capital assets and administrative procedures of the Zone to conform to WV standards).

  • Ensure that all projects’ finances in Zone are managed and accounted for in ways that have been agreed upon with the donors and support offices.

  • Ensure that appropriate approval limits are adhered to;

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

People Management:

  • Lead in identifying staffing needs, determine skills and qualifications and ensure fast track recruitment and appointment in coordination with P&C for timely program implementation.

  • Define work responsibilities (clear JDs fully signed by all staff) and reporting relationship for staff in the Zone.

  • Ensure implementation and compliance to Partnership Performance Management Standards and Principles, while seeking to implement Performance Management guidelines in the Zone.

  • Identify the capacity gaps in the Zone and develop plans for building the capacity in collaboration with P&C at the Zone and at National level for effective programming.

  • Work with P&C to identify future potential leaders of WVDRC and support the implementation of capacity building plans including leadership development initiatives, coaching and mentoring.

  • Support initiatives for staff care and well-being for both international and local employees.

  • Ensure that all staff in the Zone and project areas attends daily devotions, annual Days of Prayer and Spiritual Retreats as part of staff spiritual nurture.

Risk Mitigation & Management:

  • Ensure that all Zonal projects have MWRAP and coordinate risk based audits with Internal and External auditors as per the WV audit schedule and regulations or as per donor requirements.

  • Coordinate timely management responses to audit reports by respective project managers within the Zone as per audit standards.

  • Follow up with all audited programs and projects to ensure they have developed implementation plan of all audit recommendations that will guarantee implementation of 100% of all the audit recommendations.

  • Lead in identification of risks within the Zone and ways of mitigating against the same.

  • Ensure compliance with WV policies and procedures as well as National and Provincial government regulations.

Networking and Collaboration:

  • Ensure that productive and effective relationships are maintained with relevant Partnership offices including the WV Regional Office, and Support Office entities, as well as relevant stakeholders.

  • Create and maintain relationships with UN agencies, particularly OCHA, UNICEF and HCR + East based bi-lateral Missions (with particular focus on DFID, ECHO.

  • Develop and deepen relationships with FBO and Churches, Government, other INGOs and LNGO.

  • Actively attend UN and INGO forums such as the Heads of Mission meetings and other relevant forums.

  • Ensure WVDRC’s work in the Zone is appropriately highlighted through media, internal WV communications.

  • Work with the Zonal and National Office Advocacy Manager and Director in order to develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of and advocate for change in key issues within the Zonal context.

  • Further WV’s position as a key advocate for the well-being and rights of children.

Safety and Security:

  • Maintain, and regularly review security and safety plans and protocols (evacuation plans, SRA etc) and ensure understanding and compliance by all staff and visitors within the Zone.

  • Ensure all new programming and expansion plans are accompanied by a Security Risk assessment.

  • Ensure staff safety by overseeing implementation of all security protocols, orient staff to the management of potential risks related to operation especially in insecure operational areas.

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree in International Development, Conflict Studies or other relevant degree required.

  • Proficiency in French and English required (essential to have at minimum working level of French language with a willingness to improve). Swahili is an advantage.

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive leadership experience in an INGO in a Humanitarian or Fragile Context.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • An understanding and experience in working within the WV Partnership.

  • Strong commitment to WV’s vision, mission and core values.

  • Mature Christian who models Christian Leadership in dealings with others.

  • Understands and values diversity and maximizes diversity to achieve organizational goals – has the right attitude to value, listen to and build on local capacities.

  • Must be a coach, mentor and team builder committed to talent identification and development.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure, under extreme conditions and travel at least 40%.

  • Able to promote a Zonal work environment for self and others whereby a balance is maintained between work and life.

  • Excellent collaborator, partnership builder and networker.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation abilities.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to build personal relationships with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to demonstrate strategically thinking.

  • Ability to work well with a team and to build and promote team cohesion.

  • Demonstrated well-developed knowledge and sensitivity of cross-cultural communication and dynamics.

  • Ability to travel and work in remote or hardship areas.

  • Interpersonal relationship skills and willingness to learn.

  • Knowledge of MS Office packages (Ms Word, Power point and Ms Excel).

  • Strong experience in setting up or scaling up multi sectoral relief programmes.

  • Knowledge of SPHERE, LCP and other programming tools.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.

  • Goma is a non-family posting. Exception for family can be granted, to be based in Gisenyi, Rwanda.

Operations Specialist

Titre du Poste

Operation Specialist

HAY Grade

17

World Vision est une organisation de solidarité internationale qui lutte contre toutes les formes de pauvreté et d’injustice à travers ses programmes d’aide humanitaire d’urgence, de développement et ses actions de plaidoyer. Inspirés par nos valeurs chrétiennes, nous apportons une aide aux enfants et aux familles les plus vulnérables sans aucune forme de discrimination contre la religion, la race, l’ethnicité ou le genre.

«  Notre vision pour chaque enfant, la vie dans toute sa plénitude; Notre prière pour chaque cœur, la volonté d’y parvenir. »

Notre mission consiste à suivre le Seigneur et Sauveur Jésus-Christ en travaillant avec les pauvres et les opprimés pour promouvoir la transformation de l’être humain, rechercher la justice et rendre témoignage à la bonne nouvelle du royaume de Dieu.

BUT DE LA POSITION

Votre nouveau rôle comme « Operations Specialist » vous offre la possibilité de travailler, sous la supervision du Directeur des opérations, et de diriger le développement de l’approche technique « Learning and livelihood », faire la révision de la stratégie nationale ; et supporter le monitorage journalier des activités du département des opérations.

RESPONSABILITÉS PRINCIPALES

% de temps

Activités principales

20%

Strategic Guidance and Leadership

  1. Diriger le veloppement du document du programme technique Learning and livelihood, dans le respect des lignes stratégiques du B.N, en considérant le contexte local, les directives du gouvernement et les leçons apprises.

  2. Travailler de concert avec l’équipe de DME et le personnel du bureau pour conduire la révision de la stratégie nationale.

  3. En collaboration avec le staff du BN et des Programmes de Zone, conduire des consultations efficaces dans les communautés, avec las partenaires et les donateurs afin d’insérer dans le document de conception des approches basées sur les évidences.

35%

Mise en œuvre des activités techniques au niveau du programme :

  • Gérer les relations avec les partenaires stratégiques au niveau national, communal et départemental pour s'assurer que les efforts s'alignent et génèrent l'impact positif.

  • Suivre la mise en œuvre du budget et assurer que les dépenses soient exécutées dans le respect des normes.

  • Examiner les livrables, effectuer des visites sur place et assister à des réunions ou événements importants sur le programme.

10%

Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting

  • Travailler en étroite collaboration avec le responsable de l'équipe DME / les superviseurs pour coordonner la ligne de base du TP, les LQAS et s'assurer que tous les bénéficiaires sont enregistrés.

  • Travailler avec DME pour s'assurer que les leçons apprises de VM, ou d'autres parties prenantes, sont adéquatement incorporées dans la conception du TP.

  • Assister dans la production, l’analyse et l'évaluation des rapports techniques, et programmatiques destinés aux donateurs, des plans de mise en œuvre, des résumés, des manuscrits, et d'autres documents pertinents.

10%

VII. Resource Acquisition.

  • Identifier et rechercher activement de nouvelles opportunités de financement et aider au développement de propositions de projet et de subvention pour recherche de fond.

  • Cartographier les partenaires potentiels ave seraient complémentaires à Vision Mondiale pour combler les lacunes dans une opportunité de subvention à l'apprentissage et aux moyens de subsistance.

  • Cartographier les partenaires potentiels pouvant compléter les interventions de la WV

  • Préparer un énoncé détaillé des capacités en Learning and Livelihood pour le Bureau National.

  • Élaborer des documents conceptuels et des propositions sur les moyens de subsistance et éducation (Learning and livelihood).

Qu’est-ce que vous avez besoin pour appliquer :

Un Baccalauréat / Master en gestion de projet, sciences sociales, gestion des ONG, Développement International ou domaine connexe ou qualifications équivalentes. Pouvoir vous exprimer clairement dans toutes les formes d'écriture, avoir une très bonne capacité de rédaction. Avoir une bonne communication orale et écrite en créole, français, anglais (espagnol un plus). Avoir l’habitude de rédiger des propositions de projet, de développer des programmes et des approches techniques. Avoir la capacité de faciliter les processus, de diriger les équipes et de transférer des connaissances. Avoir de bonnes compétences en informatique, internet et, notamment le traitement de textes et des tableurs. Pouvoir Faire des Visites fréquente des projets/programmes. Avoir la capacité de Fournir des rapports de visite de terrain bien élaborés. Être capable de travailler sous pression et faire face aux situations d'urgence. Avoir la capacité d'intervention rapide et adéquate en ce qui concerne les délais et les normes. Respecter les politiques de protection de l'enfance dans tous les aspects de la programmation et du travail au sein de l'organisation.

Ce que vous aurez en retour :

Vous ferez partie d’une équipe dynamique et dévouée dont les membres travaillent ensemble pour fournir un service de qualité aux communautés. Nous nous engageons à vous offrir dans la mesure du possible des opportunités d’apprentissage et de perfectionnement afin que vous puissiez développer au maximum vos capacités et votre potentiel. Un encadrement dans votre plan de développement individuel et encouragement dans le développement de votre carrière. Vous aurez des échanges avec les bureaux internationaux soit dans le cadre de formation / séminaire ou dans le cadre de déploiement temporaire.

Director of Projects and Partnerships, South Sudan - Juba

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide oversight to major multiyear projects and strengthening partnerships with donors and other key stakeholders. To develop and operationalise systems that promote integration and ensure timely, and effective implementation of projects in pursuit of Child Well-Being. To oversee the implementation of systems and processes for the “Partner of Choice” program which is Part of Our Promise Strategic Initiative, for strengthening Field Offices' positioning with a wide range of key external stakeholders, including donors, governments, the UN and other bilateral and multi-lateral organisations, civil society and the business community. Strengthen holistic, organisation-wide approach to establishing

impact-led, effective partnering. The new director of projects and partnerships will lead this initiative together with the program development director and Operations Director.

To spearhead external engagement in order to position the organisation to sustain and grow, to comply with donor requirements and meet their expectations and to influence and promote coordination with key stakeholders.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure high quality project management and oversight:

  • Provide strategic and operational oversight of major bilateral and multilateral projects, ensuring mechanisms and tools are in place for effective/accountable implementation of projects (start and end on time, on target, and within budget).

  • Develop a culture of excellence with regards to the planning and implementation of projects, including periodic and targeted reviews of challenging projects to ensure completion and optimum expenditure rates.

  • Spearhead coordination between departments to promote information sharing, joint planning, and problem solving, especially amongst DM, M&E, and Technical Advisors to support operational effectiveness.

  • Facilitate the operational effectiveness process to update tools including flowcharts and RACI (responsible, accountable, consulted and informed) for the project cycle management process.

  • Ensure that each new project conducts a start-up workshop lead by the Program Manager/Project Director/project lead and supported by the PD team. Ensure all involved staff have copies of approved program design (narrative, logframe, monitoring and evaluation plan, budget) and grant agreement and that they understand donor regulations, reporting and other requirements.

  • Ensure the HR department is aware ahead of time which staff to recruit for upcoming projects.

  • Ensure regular, positive, and productive communication with respective donor representatives, the field, and partners regarding the implementation of program activities.

  • Ensure on time submission of high quality reports to donors.

  • Monitor grant implementation and resource/fund utilization rates in conjunction with the Operations and Finance teams.

  • Assist the field in accessing appropriate technical assistance for successful implementation of activities.

  • Revise program documents as necessary and as requested and coordinate or complete approved grant amendments; Coordinate and/or submit grant amendments.

  • Ensure sector advisors provide technical support to the Project Directors/ COPs and respond to technical support requests.

  • Provide management support to project teams under his/her supervision.

  • Strengthen the risk management on the portfolio touching on liquidity levels, audit implementations, recoveries from donors, & effective close outs.

Strengthen Partnerships and Engagement:

  • Represent and coordinate WVSS at national (Juba) level coordination meetings with donors, stakeholders, INGOs, local organizations, and high level government officials. Provide updates on projects at coordination meetings. Provide key stakeholders with updates of meeting outcomes stakeholder priorities.

  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with major (government/private) donors during the project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and close-out including EU, ECHO, USAID, OFDA, UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, GAC, DFID, Irish Aid, FAO, HPF and World Vision Support Offices, including hosting visits and responding to communication. Ensure that WVSS builds its reputation for integrity, expertise and reliability.

  • Coordinate and lead the submission of multiyear bilateral and multi-lateral project reports to donors and support offices.

  • Maintain WVSS master list of stakeholder contact information and update regularly.

  • Lead the “partner of choice” initiative led by the GC team.

  • Ensure PD staff actively participate in relevant national networks, clusters and coalitions.

  • Ensure that WVSS is a thought leader in FSL and known for its health programming.

  • Contribute to the development of communications and marketing materials.

Team Leadership:

  • Create performance agreements with each direct reports, and conduct quarterly reviews and end of year performance appraisals.

  • Provide guidance and direction to the team as required, and establish team cohesion and growth, including the organization of capacity building opportunities.

  • Coach and mentor team in conducting assessments, setting personal development goals and providing ongoing support on tools and relevant training resources/material.

  • Lead recruitment of qualified project management staff.

  • Ensure the Human Resources department is aware about the staffing/recruitment plan.

Risk Management:

  • Assess level of risks associated with each project and ensure sufficient alignment with relevant WV strategies at all levels.

  • Lead the development, monitoring and mitigation of key risks in program development and quality.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master's degree in Humanitarian or related field.

  • At least 5 years field experience in a relief or development environment, with at least 3 years’ in a senior managerial role with direct reporting lines.

  • Previous experience with successful multi-million dollar program management and oversight (USAID, EU/ECHO, DFID, GAC, DFAT, UN agencies).

  • Previous experience in managing food security and Livelihood, WASH, Nutrition, Health, GBV/protection, and Education program.

  • Must have a clear understanding of the working of the major WV partners (USAID, EU/ECHO, DFID, GAC, DFAT, UN etc), their requirements and standards.

  • Ability to engage high level donors to influence funding priorities, strategy and policy.

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

  • Experience in program leadership in fragile contexts.

  • Strong project management skills, with oversight to project directors and chief of party.

  • Must be able relate and represent WV to program partners, in a highly professional manner.

  • Capacity building experience in project design, implementation, reporting, and evaluation.

  • Computer knowledge including Word, Excel, Lotus Notes and Power Point.

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

  • Good understanding of World Vision and Sphere relief standards.

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

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Previous experience with successful multi-million dollar, multi sector project management.

  • Must have a clear understanding of the working of the major WV partners (UNICEF, WFP, USAID, EU, CIDA, DFID etc), their requirements and standards.

  • Must be able relate and represent WV to program partners, in a highly professional manner.

  • Capacity building experience in project design, implementation, reporting, and evaluation.

  • Computer knowledge including Word, Excel, Lotus.

  • At least 5 years field leadership experience in a relief or development environment.

Work Environment:

  • Office-Based position with frequent visits to the fields.

  • Travel: 30% domestic/international travels is required.

  • On call: Available for communication with partners and colleagues from diverse time zones.

Risk, Compliance and Partnership Director – Syria Response

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position provides leadership and oversight for Risk, Compliance and Partnership Management across the Syria Response (Turkey, Syria, & Jordan) thereby contributing to the achievement of the organization’s objectives. The Response Risk, Compliance and Partnership Director promotes a culture of integrated and effective risk and compliance management within the Syria Response and works cross-functionally and collaboratively to achieve the functions objectives. The Director will be expected to understand and evaluate WVI’s unique organizational environment, and apply a deep understanding of technical compliance principles to develop an effective compliance function that will deliver an effective Syria Response compliance program.

Within the Syria Response, the position will facilitate application of risk appetite and tolerance, coordinate risk assessments, identify operational and strategic risks, provide leadership in compliance reporting and incident management and facilitate prioritization of risks and identification of risk owners. By applying an analytical approach, the position holder ensures appropriate strategic risk analysis and identification to WVI operations and programs within the Syria Response. The position will also provide leadership, coordination and surge capacity in investigations with the Response environment.

The Director shall also utilize the Compliance Action Plan, Integrate Incident Management System, Riskonnect and other systems and tools, but more critically shall develop several new tools, policies and procedures, in order to assist in the management of WV Implementing Partner’s (IPs) adherence to internal and donor policies.

The position holder will lead on the strategic planning and development of risk mitigation and capacity-building initiatives for WV IPs.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Enterprise Risk Management:

  • Champion the risk management process for the Syria Response as a value-added discipline and process, while keeping it as simple as possible to ensure business continuity and operational resilience.

  • Monitor and coordinate all risk management activities of the Syria Response, including identification, measuring, monitoring and mitigation (Risk Assessment process).

  • Maintain and evaluate the risk register using the risk management software Riskonnect and provide input into setting risk limits aligned with the Syria Response strategy.

  • Evaluate the design and effectiveness of the risk mitigation efforts and provide feedback to the organization.

  • Work collaboratively with Internal Audit to ensure that risks are identified for audit planning purposes.

  • Build partnerships with all departments across the Syria Response to understand the risks to their functions and report on it via periodic analysis.

  • Coordinate Business Continuity Planning activities for the Syria Response.

Strategic Risk Analysis:

  • Lead development and implementation of Syria Response risk management strategies. Ensure risk management processes and procedures are in alignment with the WVI Enterprise Risk Management Framework and WV’s Risk Appetite Statement.

  • Monitor and analyze risks within the Syria Response environment and report them to the Syria Response Director and the Risk and Compliance Advisor.

Incident and Investigation Management:

  • Collaborate with Management of the programs in Jordan, Syria and Turkey on the implementation and management of the Integrated Incident process and reporting system.

  • Coordinate the WVspecific Integrated Incident Management (IIM) approach within the Syria Response to ensure that incidents are being reported, managed and followed-up on.

  • Ensure that incidents are analyzed and relevant “Lessons Learned”, and After-Action Reviews, applied throughout the Response.

  • Coordinate the overall Incident Management process in response to crisis situations within the Syria Response.

  • Coordinate investigations within the Syria Response in response to incidents, allegations and complaints.

  • Provide support to senior managers overseeing investigations (at country or response level), including guidance on best practice.

  • Liaise with WV global partnership stakeholders on specific cases ensuring they are kept informed of case progression as necessary.

  • Input to investigation templates and deliver investigative training and surge capacity where necessary.

Compliance Management:

  • Support the Organizational Compliance process in coordination with Response Director for adherence to corporate responsibilities.

  • Ensure the Syria Response’s standard operating procedures (SOPs) are well defined in compliance with internal organizational policies and procedures, applicable to external context and compatible with WV’s donors.

  • Coordinate the implementation of policies, procedures and standards to ensure that staff within the Syria Response well understand these.

  • Ensure that relevant compliance violations are documented, reported to internal and external stakeholders and investigated according to respective policies and procedures.

  • Lead the process for adherence to legal, risk and grant compliance functions across the Response.

  • Serve as al knowledge leader for addressing compliance risks while educating and informing Senior Leadership Team, and the Regional and Global technical departments and leaders about trends in risk mitigation and compliance for INGOs.

  • Provide senior leadership and representation on all risk, compliance and partnership issues ensuring that Senior Management at the country level is well coordinated and in congruence with policies and guidance from Regional and Global personnel, all Support Offices, WVUS Legal and WVI Legal counsel.

Staff Management:

  • Manage and provide direction and guidance to the risk, compliance and partnerships team

  • Lead initiatives that aim at providing capacity building support and professional growth opportunities in the field of compliance to the Partnership Manager and Grant Compliance Coordinators.

  • Promote WV Christian identity and, values , lead and participate in spiritual sessions of prayer and biblical reflection with staff and work and live in accordance with WV’s Mission, Values and Christian beliefs.

Strategic Design and Leadership on Partnerships:

  • Utilize a compliance focused lens to design and strengthen the partnership process flow including through the creation of the partner dashboard, process flow protocol, Block Party Screening Protocol, BIS Process Guidelines, Partner

  • Selection Process, Rapid Partner Selection Process, Organizational Capacity Assessment, Organizational Capacity Development Plan, and the associated partnership capacity building initiatives including support for improved and compliant incident reporting and management and anti-fraud and corruption training.

  • Lead the team to understand field level partnership compliance deficiencies and design appropriate mechanisms and controls to address these issues with a specific focus on partnering for success and improved capacity building planning.

  • Ensure that partners meet all sub-grant stipulations and policies including Block Party Screening regulations, BIS Licensing requirements, Gate to Grant compliance stipulations, the design and development of duty of care policies, design and development of specific anti-corruption policy, and PSEA requirements and other incident reporting mandates.

  • Review and standardize the procedure for Sub-Grant Agreement and MoU approval and signatory requirements as outlined in World Vision’s MEER Approval Limits Matrix and ensure rigorous review of all requirements including BPS and Compliance approval before agreements are signed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Relevant Master’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. (General Management studies also considered).

  • Professional training on investigations / crisis management.

  • Sound knowledge of INGO risk management practices.

  • Understanding of setting threat or risk levels for specific contexts, considering the strategic and tactical situation as applied to humanitarian operations.

  • Understanding of program delivery in humanitarian relief operations.

  • Experience as investigator/crisis manager.

  • Proven experience in Risk Assessments, investigations and incident/crises management in the humanitarian context.

  • Previous experience in the professional risk management arena (UN/INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services).

  • Internationally recognized qualifications/certification in Risk Management or Business Continuity.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Advanced management qualification in Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), Investigations, Business Continuity or Crisis Management.

  • 15+ years of proven cumulated experience in the professional arena for operational risk management role (UN/INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services).

  • 5+ years in a relevant permanent risk management role in UN/NGO, Private or Government Sectors. International risk management experience in a Regional and/or Global role in large multinational organization.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally.

  • This position requires also to travel to high risk security environments at short notice.

  • Management of high stress security events.

  • Flexibility in work hours is expected.

Operations Director, Syria Response

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Operations Director provides overall leadership to the response operations team in Jordan, Syria and Turkey. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the Operations Director is responsible to foster an enabling environment to support World Vision’s strategic priorities and imperatives and develop and operationalize systems that promote integration and ensure timely, effective implementation of the program’s portfolio of projects in pursuit of Child Well-Being.

The operations Director shall oversee the implementation of systems, infrastructure, and capacity building to address core security requirements and staff care and spearhead external engagement in order to position the organisation to sustain and grow and to influence and promote coordination with key stakeholders. The operations director shall oversee the implementation of consortia in coordination with the Response Director

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure Operational Effectiveness:

  • Support the response director and extensively engage in Strategy Development process together with the members of the senior leadership team.

  • Provide strategic and operational oversight of the programs portfolio, ensuring mechanisms and tools are in place for effective/accountable implementation of projects (end on time, on target, and within budget).

  • Ensure programs have the necessary resources and competencies to live out WV’s Christian faith with boldness and humility through programme choices and through clear, appropriate communication with external stakeholders.

  • Develop a culture of excellence with regards to the planning and implementation of projects, including periodic and targeted reviews of challenging projects to ensure completion and optimum expenditure rates.

  • Spearhead coordination between departments to promote information sharing, joint planning, and problem solving, especially amongst DM, M&E, and Technical Advisors within fragile contexts to support operational effectiveness as well as revenue acquisition.

  • Develop and communicate Response Office systems, guidelines, and strategic initiatives.

  • Ensure effective support mechanisms are in place to facilitate the Program strategic initiatives in the area of child welfare and protection, livelihood, WASH, education.

  • Ensure effective support mechanisms are in place to enable programmes to identify, include, and benefit the most vulnerable children, and report their impact on these children.

  • Manage the implementation of consortiums in coordination with Response Director.

  • Foster a culture of trust and mutual respect with the aim of empowering staff to take on more responsibility.

Foster Operational and Programmatic Planning and Implementation:

  • Ensure there are clear strategies and annual operation plans for Operations and Support Functions based on the WV Syria Response strategy and operational plan. Facilitate and be accountable for the execution and monitoring of strategies and annual operation plans.

  • Spearhead portfolio growth, developing strategic relationships, operationalizing growth opportunities, and developing proposals in coordination with GAM, support services including security and supply chain, MEAL and other key functional stakeholders.

  • Successfully contribute towards implementation of the programs and Syria Response Strategy, particularly focusing on the establishment and implementation of integrated plans, meeting the needs of portfolio contexts and donors.

  • Champion integration, ensuring strategic priorities support Response Office strategy.

  • Develop and implement effective systems for strategic and adaptive management, ensuring operational plans are in place and programs are able to make necessary adjustments to plans and budgets during implementation, in the interest of continuous improvement.

  • Ensure program plans include clear strategies to strengthen the sustainability of outcomes.

  • Champion key humanitarian standards and sector standards in the National Office and at the field level.

  • With the other members of the senior leadership team provide leadership in strategy formulation, and align Response Office Strategy to local context and local development realities.

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of trust for the creation and delivery of high quality, effective, and accountable programming.

Foster Internal and External Engagement:

  • Represent World Vision at appropriate national government level, UN/NGO/donor meetings, joint agency assessments, and task forces, as required.

  • Promote information-sharing mechanism and internal stakeholder engagement to encourage cross-functional coordination amongst all functions and field operations and actively address issues that affect revenue acquisition and project success.

  • Strengthen awareness of Response Program both within and outside of the WV Partnership.

  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and support to the team for developing and implementing excellent donor experience and acquisition of Ministry funds.

  • Develop strategic networks enabling World Vision to leverage a collective voice in favour of children and families, communities, and partners.

  • Ensure representation of WV’s strategic pillars with government and partners.

  • Foster a spirit of engagement with other agencies to promote better coordination, joint action, and partnership.

Foster Risk and Compliance Culture:

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

  • Ensure all organisational policies, procedures, and compliance regulations are in place, understood, and followed.

  • Ensure awareness of donor and Support Office requirements, including the timely preparation and submission of quality narrative and financial reports.

  • Ensure that audit reports are responded to and recommendations implemented within approved / agreed timeframes.

  • Lead the identification and resolution of challenges which impact audit compliance and/or contribute to risk.

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of good stewardship, accountable ministry, and diligent compliance with internal and donor-imposed processes.

People Management and Capacity Building:

  • Promote high team morale, especially within highly stressful fragile contexts and environments.

  • Ensure quality staff are attracted, retained, and developed to effectively work within a fragile context.

  • Ensure there are clear and deliberate retention plans specific to individual staff members and succession plans in place.

  • Effectively line manage and coach the Operations Managers, ensuring a shared vision, teamwork, effective communication, and active engagement in decision making and management approaches, as well as ensuring staff care measures are in place and followed.

  • Champion performance management mechanisms, ensuring full participation and quality results to promote staff engagement and a culture of excellence.

  • Promote WV Christian identity and values in the security function working environment and lead by example.

  • Lead or participate in spiritual sessions of prayer and biblical reflection with staff.

  • To be committed to actively working and living in accordance with WV’s Mission, Values and Christian beliefs.

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of staff empowerment and motivation leading to active participation in programme initiatives, lead by example, and actively engage with all staff.

Ensure Safe and Secure Working Environment:

  • Ensure security and risk mitigation measures are in place and in use.

  • Ensure adherence to Core Security Requirements.

  • Ensure that staff have the necessary tools to complete the tasks as assigned to them, including, but not limited to, communications tools such as telephones, radios, and internet access.

  • Lead the timely implementation of security recommendations.

  • Promote a culture of security awareness and risk reduction amongst staff.

Others:

  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the Response Director.

  • Foster a framework for the development and practice of interfaith initiatives amongst staff.

  • Be part of and contribute to the effectiveness of the senior leadership team.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Advanced degree in Developmental Studies, Public Policy, International Relations, Business Management, or any relevant Social Sciences and/or 8+ years of experience in emergency response, development programming, and/or fragile contexts.

  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive management experience in complex/protracted emergencies, recovery operations, and fragile contexts as applicable.

  • Proven ability to manage a large and diverse programme portfolio with multiple donors.

  • Familiarity with EU, USAID/OFDA, DFID, WFP, GIZ and other grant compliance and procedures.

  • Capacity to provide solid leadership within fragile and complex contexts.

  • Ability to be agile and possesses strong decision-making skills.

  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills and is a proactive problem solver who is able to unravel and solve multiple complex challenges in an agile and efficient manner.

  • Must possess knowledge of humanitarian industry, including Sphere standards, HAP, NGO Code of Conduct, and Humanitarian Charter.

  • Must possess experience in staff security, safety management, and staff care within a complex, insecure, and fragile environment.

  • Must have experience in programme design, monitoring, and evaluation in complex contexts.

  • Proven financial, logistical, and procurement management skills.

  • Strong ability to work with various partners, local authorities, local organisations, and NGOs to develop and maintain positive external relationships.

  • High emotional intelligence and rooted in Christian values.

  • Very strong organizational, management and negotiation skills.

  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills.

  • Must possess sound people management skills and effective cross-cultural / pluralistic context capabilities.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with computer proficiency.

  • Must adhere to pre-determined security standards.

  • Ensures gender perspective in the scope of work.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally.

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