*Applications close Monday, 19th February. For more information or to request a full position description, please contact Angela Evans ([email protected])
General Manager, International Partnerships
Provide strategic direction to the International Partnerships Group
Be a significant thought leader on humanitarian, emergency and sustainable development issues
Work with NZ’s largest NGO
Our World Vision
World Vision is a global community, working together for one purpose – to bring about positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children. People are inspired to work for us because they want to contribute to making a difference. World Vision New Zealand is part of a global World Vision partnership, working in over 100 countries as a Christian-based humanitarian organisation. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow. With us, job satisfaction takes on a greater meaning.
Your opportunity to make a difference.
You will provide strategic direction to the International Partnerships Group ensuring the right business plans and strategies are in place, that these are executed and monitored, and the right outcomes are achieved. You will be a thought leader on sustainable development and humanitarian issues both internally and externally and will drive change, innovation and continuous improvement both in the field and within our public and private partnerships.
Support the CEO in relations with WVNZ’s Board of Trustees and participate in Board meetings.
Work with the CEO and the Senior Leadership Team to promote the vision and strategic direction for the organisation.
Represent Field and Partnership perspectives in the Senior Leadership team.
Build and maintain valuable networks with the WV international partnerships group.
Develop innovative funding and programming solutions, including partnerships with business, development agencies and government.
Act as a public spokesperson for WV on matters relating to International Partnerships.
What we are looking for:
Relevant experience in a senior leadership role, with expertise in both local and international contexts.
Experience working with CEO’s, Boards of Directors and Senior Leaders.
Excellent leadership, public speaking, networking, negotiation and communication skills.
Comprehensive understanding of the international development and humanitarian environment.
Significant programme management experience in developing countries.
Strong commercial acumen and financial management skills.
An understanding and affinity with World Vision’s mission and core values.
What you need to know:
This is a permanent role operating in a full-time capacity and will be based at our office in Penrose, Auckland. As part of this role, there is a requirement to travel internationally on a regular basis.
This is an exciting opportunity to help make a difference in vulnerable children’s lives around the world. World Vision are committed to developing its people at all levels and to being an employer of choice within the charity sector
and the international community for vulnerable children.