Our World Vision
World Vision is a global community, working together for the 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.
We now have an exciting opportunity within our International Partnerships team for a Head of Developing Contexts and Sponsorship Operations, based in our Auckland Office.
The purpose of this role is to provide effective management, coaching and support for WVNZ's Developing Contexts and Sponsorship Operations Teams who oversee WVNZ's international programming in developing contexts as well as administrative and quality assurance support to WVNZ's child sponsors. The team also leads organisational expertise in WV's development programming approach and in technical sectors.
You will be a crucial member of the International Partnerships leadership team identifying ways to improve the team's effectiveness at meeting the needs of our field partners while ensuring programme effectiveness and good stewardship.
Our ultimate goal is to transform the lives of children in need.
Leading the team in effective programme management and field partner support
Resource acquisition and management
Financial management and accountability
Building and maintaining key internal and external relationships/partnerships
Providing day to day management and leadership to the team
To be successful in this role, you will have:
Masters/degree in a relevant discipline - development studies, financial management
Minimum 3 years' experience in managing child sponsorship, private donor and/or grant-funded projects
Strong financial skills and experience in managing team or department-level budgets
Demonstrated people management and leadership experience
Excellent programme and project management skills using current methodologies
International or domestic experience in the development sector
An understanding of key issues and current best practices in the global fight against poverty and sustainable development
Ability to develop and maintain strong relationships and engage with external stakeholders and partners
A commitment to the mission, core values and culture of World Vision NZ
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 with some international travel required.
This is an exciting opportunity to help make a difference in the lives of vulnerable children around the world. World Vision is committed to developing our people at all levels and to being an employer of choice within the charity sector and the international community for vulnerable children.
Please send your CV and Cover letter to Angela Evans ([email protected])