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Head of Impact Design and Management

Burwood East

The Opportunity to Make a Difference:

We have a rare opportunity to join our team as the Head of Impact Design & Management. In this role you will lead a high performing team of professionals that deliver technical support to enhance the World Vision supporter experience. At the same time you will foster good relationships into the World Vision Partnership that ensure optimal programming outcomes for funds provided by our Australian supporters.

You will enjoy working in a fast paced environment balancing the needs of a variety of global and internal stakeholders. You will be comfortable to flex between strategy and operational matters and participate as a collaborative member of the Field Impact leadership team. Your role will also include:

  • Overseeing the relationships with National Offices, Private Funding and programming (sponsorship and private non sponsorship), supporting Go-to-market function to raise funds.

  • Maintain strong engagement with the World Vision Partnership by developing and fostering collaborative connections across diverse geographical locations.

  • Develop a strong culture of quality service delivery including ensuring the technical requests of the department are met.

  • Ensure World Vision Australia funding is used effectively by leading project design, reporting and evaluation.

  • Lead and develop the Impact Design and Management team.

  • Act as an intermediary for the World Vision Australia Marketing and Supporter functions ensuring plans are aligned and shared KPI’s are met.

This role is based at our head office in East Burwood, Victoria with an ability to undertake both domestic and overseas travel from time to time.

What Success Looks Like:

The successful applicant will lead and inspire a team of highly experienced technical professionals, therefore to be considered for this opportunity, we require applicants with skills and experience in the following:

  • Strong leadership skills with an ability to motivate and manage high performing teams including coaching to bring out the best from highly skilled staff.

  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills to influence, partner, collaborate and negotiate.

  • Strategic analysis and thinking.

  • Strong change management skills with previous experience in leading a team/department through strategic change.

  • Experience working in a development context and cross cultural experience.

  • Analytical and numeracy skills including experience managing budgets and organisational income and expenditure.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in continuous improvemen.t

  • Exposure to and knowledge of marketing principles and practices would be advantageous.

  • Previous experience working with non-government organisations or humanitarian aid organisations is preferred.

Why Should You Apply?

  • We collaborate in a high performing and professional culture, committed to one common goal; the fight against global poverty, its causes and making a real difference in the world.

  • We build brighter futures for vulnerable children and seeking to empower the world's poorest people.

  • Our people have access to professional development programs that include on-the-job learning, e-learning, workshops, forums, leadership development and internal mobility.

  • Competitive salary and flexible salary packaging scheme.

Why World Vision?

World Vision is a worldwide community development organisation that provides short-term and long-term assistance to 100 million people worldwide (including 2.4 million children).

We have more than 45,000 staff members working in 96 countries. For six decades, World Vision has been engaging people to work towards eliminating poverty and its causes.

Our vision for every child: Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart: the will to make it so.

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