Sponsorship Coordinator - Ambagamuwa
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 world’s most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.
At World Vision we are passionate about children and are 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.
Location: Ambagamuwa Area Programme (Nuwara Eliya District)
Support the Sponsorship Operations in the delivery of high quality, efficient and effective implementation of the Sponsorship Program within the Area Programme(AP) in the following areas:
Provide Technical input for effective community engagement and sponsorship education of partners & community groups in understanding WV’s key priorities for child well-being & facilitate implementation
Coordinate timely design & development of quality sponsorship communication material as per sponsorship standards
Ensure child selection criteria is developed in line with WV priorities & local context & coordinate overall process of child selection & related functionalities
Establish an effective mechanism to integrate CWB monitoring plan within project activity plans in meeting established standards
Enhance capacity of local stakeholders for effective community led child protection interventions utilizing monitoring data at community level
Provide clear plans and subject matter expertise to the Area Program Team in Project Planning, implementation, Log-frame development, Project Design & Evaluations
Responsible for the preparation of Annual Business Plans, Sponsorship Budgets & regular management reports as required
Ensure quality assurance, record management ,including data entry, documentation , timely & appropriate response to queries & Gift Notifications (GN’s)
Provide leadership to Sponsorship Assistant in the delivery of high quality, efficient and effective sponsorship program within the Area Program(AP)
Required qualifications, experience & competencies
Bachelor’s Degree in any relevant discipline preferred
Five years’ experience in World Vision or similar agency, preferably in a similar role
Experience in sponsorship operations, program planning, implementation & monitoring preferred
Excellent oral and written communication in English & Sinhala/Tamil as required
Strong IT skills & competent in the use of Microsoft Office - Word, Excel and Power Point
Good interpersonal skills & cross-cultural sensitivity with ability to work well in a team
Ability to be creative & innovative in coordinating the sponsorship programmes within the AP
Good analytical skills with basic understanding of project design, monitoring & evaluation
Strong understanding of community-led development work , preferably with one year experience
Willing to travel & flexibility in working out of the core work hours when required
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 application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.
Closing Date: 12th February, 2018
Female candidates are encouraged to apply.
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.