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Sponsorship Assistant - Mannar

Job Description

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 and has invested over USD 380 million in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for thirty five years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic individuals to join us on our journey of caring.

SPONSORSHIP ASSISTANT

Locations: Mannar with travel

Job Profile

The Sponsorship Assistant will assist the Sponsorship Operations Team in systemizing donor correspondence effectively. ensuring the well-being of sponsored children in line with World Vision standards, while providing a high quality service to sponsors.

The duties will include data entry, translation and dispatch of the relevant correspondence and other material to the field offices and the maintenance of accurate records of the dispatched correspondence.

Required qualifications, experience & competencies

  • Minimum GCE Advanced Level. Diploma/Degree in any relevant discipline preferred

  • Experience in an INGO or similar agency will be an advantage.

  • Excellent oral and written communication in English & Tamil is of essence

  • Competency in the use of Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Power Point

  • Willing to travel and meet with target communities and attend CBO meetings

  • Good coordination and analytical skills

  • Good communication & presentation skills

  • A team player with good leadership skills

  • Experience working with children is preferred

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line applicationwith your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 10th January, 2017

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children