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Deputy Director: Strategy Management-Bangladesh

International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Less Than 1 Year

Key Position Information

Job Title

Deputy Director - Strategy Management

Position Reports To

National Chief Advisor: Strategy Management & Government Programming

Position Location

NO- Dhaka, Bangladesh

Position Purpose

Coordinate the NO strategy execution process, including monitoring of progress. Facilitate the process of design and reporting with strategy execution individual goal owners. This position also will support Strategy Management & Government Alignment to ensure our strategy revision and roll-out is done well, especially with the new emphasis on Government engagement.

No. Direct Report:

Positions Supervised:


Financial Authority

Date created /updated:

November, 2015


As per LOA

Decision Making Authority

Decisions with the direction and approval of the Chief National Advisor as appropriate

Important Functional Relationships




Support Country Offices

Field Operations

As assigned

Program Quality

Key Objectives of the Position

  • To provide leadership and facilitate the organizational process of Strategy Planning and Management across all entities within WV Bangladesh office to ensure the alignment of National Office with Global and Regional Offices.

  • Enhance synergies among WVB Region, WV NO, SOs, Global Centre and all relevant stakeholders.

  • Ensure NO budget is aligned with NO strategy

  • Provide support to Strategy Management & Government Alignment

Position is accountable for the following:

Expected End Results

Weight (%)


Strategy Development and Planning


  • Facilitate strategy development and annual business planning;

  • Aligning country strategy with regional & partnership strategy and the development priorities of the Government of the Peoples’ Republic of Bangladesh;

  • Cascading National Office strategy down to all levels of organization to ensure buy-in and proper execution;

  • Facilitate the completion of indicator scorecards including the indicator definition;

  • Review KPIs and their scorecards to make sure these are relevant and updated;

  • Map strategic initiatives and make sure goal owners are reporting through MMR;

  • Facilitate development and or revision of Country Strategy to maintain relevance, challenge frontiers and lead market;

  • Ensure National Office (NO) is on track with LEAP 3 roll out and ensure this is captured in the NO strategy processes;

  • Ensure NO strategy is aligned with GoB next five year plan at all levels;

  • Ensure annual investment plans (both development and non-development) are aligned with priorities of the strategy.

Facilitate the process of strategy monitoring and evaluation


  • Facilitate the process of strategy monitoring and evaluation:

  • Develop necessary tools that can help capture update from different departments for the purpose of reporting on strategy execution including mapping and monitoring strategic initiatives contributing to each KPI;

  • Work with individual strategy goal owners to update annual business plans and MYPB tool;

  • Consolidate input from different stakeholders and analyze progress using MS tools;

  • Monitor, control, evaluate and report the implementation of national strategy and business plans;

  • Develop regular reports for various committees;

  • Liaise with South Asia Pacific Office's Strategy Management Team to align NO strategy with regional and global center strategies.

Networking and coordination with key stakeholders


  • Facilitate and coordinate efforts with Regional Field Directors & NO department heads to assist them to monitor their progress towards strategic goals and strategic initiatives;

  • Extend technical expertise to DDMPs/RFDs in the process of aligning district development plans with Regional Development plans and priorities at District level with relevant government agencies;

  • Provide strategic information to National Director and other members of SMT;

  • Analysis of MMR from department heads and Regional Field Directors to ensure regular tracking of strategy execution;

  • Prepare quarterly reports for SMRD Standing Committee and Executive SMT; and (semi) annual analysis to South Asia and Pacific Office reports.

Person Specification


Bachelor degree in development studies or human rights or international relations or political science, or related field


Master’s degree in development studies, human rights, int’l relations or related field


Knowledge & Skills

Understand holistic and transformational development


Government policies related to key advocacy issues


Proven management and leadership ability


Effective Communication skills


Strong analytical skills


Proven experience as a team player


Demonstrated collaboration & team building skills


Understand advocacy theory, process and practice.


Strong political awareness and judgment


Proven ability to write and produce publications


Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint



At least 10 years of experience in development work, justice and/or rights issues related to international NGOs on international level.


At least 4 years of experience in leadership position


World Vision experience


Cross cultural experience


Work Environment

30% domestic and some international travel is expected

Must be able to interact with a diverse groups

Core Capabilities

Achieving Capabilities:

Achieving quality results and service

Practicing accountability and integrity

Communicating information effectively

Self-Managing Capabilities:

Demonstrating Christ-centre life and work

Learning for growth and development

Maintaining work/life balance and effectiveness

Thinking Capabilities

Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly

Understanding the Humanitarian Industry

Understanding World Vision’s mission and operations

Practicing innovation and creativity

Relational Capabilities:

Building collaborative relationships

Practicing gender and cultural diversity

Influencing individuals and groups

Being a child-focused organization, World Vision has the responsibility to ensure safety & protection of the children while they come in contact with the staff; accordingly all the recruits will go through specific checks and compliance procedures in accordance to its Child Protection Policy. Persons with a history of child rights and child protection violation are discouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be called for interview.