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Sr. Advisor, Planning, Operations & Integration, A&EE

Job Description

*Location to be determined by home country of successfull candidate where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The role of the Senior Advisor is to support A&EE (Advocacy & External Engagement) leadership in ensuring delivery of the advocacy and external engagement parts of WV’s new global strategy. This includes developing and implementing a strong planning and operations architecture and ensuring effective integration between A&EE and internal partners and processes.

The Senior Advisor is also responsible for the design and execution of both existing and new monitoring and evaluation (M&E) approaches for the Partnership-wide advocacy and external engagement ministries.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Developing and implementing a strong planning and operations architecture.

  • Ensuring effective integration between A&EE and internal partners and processes.

  • Designing and executing both existing and new monitoring and evaluation (M&E) approaches for the Partnership-wide advocacy and external engagement ministries.

  • Acting as ‘Chief of Staff’ for A&EE.

  • Line management (dotted) of 0.4 FTE working on M&E.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITITES:

  • Very strong technical skills in planning, operations, and M&E: able to take a lead role.

  • Excellent written and spoken English: able to write and present at level suitable for leadership audiences.

  • Very strong Excel skills and experience.

  • Planning experience.

  • M&E experience.

  • Experience in financial management (creation and management of budgets).

Preferred:

  • MBA (Master of Business Administration).

  • Strong PowerPoint skills.

  • Understanding of organizational strategy.

  • Understanding of INGO sector.

  • Experience of working in complex, global organizations and virtual teams.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours where necessary to accommodate any time differences between self and supervisor/other colleagues.

  • Working from home is optional in all cases, but may be necessary in those cases where no suitable office space is available locally.

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.