Field Operations Director
PURPOSE OF POSITION
The purpose of the position is to provide strategic leadership and management to all aspects of World Vision field operations in Lebanon including grants, sponsorship, and humanitarian emergency programmes, ensuring that the ministry achieves optimum impact on child well-being.
To ensure quality implementation of all projects and programmes in both development and relief through direct project implementation as well as implementation through partners in close collaboration with the Programme Development and Quality (PDQ) and Evidence, Learning, and Accountability (ELA) departments. To ensure that strong strategic and annual planning processes are in place and that implementation of operational goals and objectives as laid out in the strategy documents is efficient and effective. To ensure that WVL is accountable to all partners and that all work is of the highest standard, cost effective and adheres to standards and policies of World Vision International. To ensure that WVL’s development programme approach is followed and used by field staff in the communities with which WVL operates.
End Results Expected
Ensure Strategic Leadership
Ensure Quality of Programs and Projects
High quality of programs and projects are being implemented and are guided by sound developmental and HEA principles
Ensure inter-departmental coordination and Networking
Ensure security and safety management
Handle Team Management & Development
High caliber program team
Perform other duties as required
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Bachelor’s degree in a field related to community development. Master’s degree in international development, business administration, public health, economics, rural development, or similar, preferred
5-7 years of experience in working in the international development and relief field in a similar management role, preferably within NGO.
Proven experience in Management and in supervising sub-functions
Experience in Project Cycle Management and report writing
Demonstrated experience in at least two areas of the Progamme/Project cycle management (project design, implementation and monitoring, or evaluation), is highly required.
Experience in supporting Area Development Programme and grant-funded projects’ Management.
Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment, and ability to analyze and solve problems, persuade, network and negotiate.
Excellent proven track record of donor relations with multiple donors.
Strong planning and organizational skills and ability to prioritize.
Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes or similar database, email and Internet.
Fluency in written and spoken English language is required.
Excellent analytical skills
Excellent organizational and time-management skills.
Clear understanding of the workings of major donor perspectives, requirements and standards.
Must be able to represent World Vision to major program donors in a highly professional manner, in person and in writing.
Excellent organizational and time management skills.
A full commitment to World Vision’s core values and humanitarian mandate.
Adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct, and Conflict of Interest policies.
Full adherence to security protocols
50% travel required within the country and internationally