Regional Strategy Specialist
World Vision LACRO (Latin America and Caribbean Region)
*Position location will be determined at any country in the region where WVI is registered to operate
Purpose of the position:
Provide technical support in the monitoring of National Office strategies in order to ensure their alignment and promote & enhance organizational accountability and effectiveness.
Support connection between Global, Regional and National initiatives to design or test tools to make the design of national strategies more agile and efficient.
To provide close follow-up to the adequate funding of programs and initiatives across the region, in close coordination with officers both at the National Offices, where the investments are executed and the Supporting Offices who provide the funds.
Produce programming forecasting to support decision process.
To provide previous technical analysis and operational support to portfolio and investment decisions.
Design, systematization and follow-up of a robust set of key indicators, recurring to all data sources available at global, regional or local levels, in order to ensure alignment and timely and effective execution of local and regional strategies.
To advice and support the National Offices in the understanding and adoption of planning and monitoring tools designed at global or regional level.
Provide Administrative support to Impact team leadership (budget and personal management).
Provide technical support and coordination to enhance the quality, consistence, sharing and flow of data, news, information and applied-technologies sourced in LACR.
Quality Assurance /Risk Management
Internal &External Liason and Coordination
Degree in Economics, Business, International Affairs or Public Administration, or any related field.
-A proven record of collaborating with people in a cross-cultural setting
-3-5 years hands on experience in applying business/strategy frameworks, concepts and methodologies
-3-5 years cross-functional management experience in an international environment, preferably in Latin America and the Caribbean.
Technical Skills & Abilities:
-Knowledge of humanitarian industry
-Information technology & communications skills
-Strong negotiation, decision making and problem solving
-Effective relationship management skills; ability to influence without having authority
-Excellent oral and written English/Spanish communication skills
-Understand WV’s vision, mission, core values and strategic mandates
-Strong analytical, organizational, coordination, planning, facilitation skills
-Solid understanding of financial management and resource allocation
-Strategic thinking and analytical skills
-Advanced Excel, statistical and quantitative skills
-Demonstrated collaboration & team building
-A mature and committed Christian able to provide spiritual leadership
-Knowledge in performance management
-Ability to structure and manage one’s own work
Comprehension of Latin American context and culture
Ability to work in a virtual way
Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
Perform other duties as required
Working Environment / Conditions:
Work environment: This role involves the coordination of geographically dispersed NO & Regional Strategy Network team members located in national offices.
Travel: up to 20% per month