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Global Sector Lead, Education

Washington D.C.


  • Set education strategy for World Vision offices worldwide; ensure quality children's education portfolio across World Vision offices.

  • Oversee the development of World Vision education programs for children from birth to age 18 years including the associated tools and guidance documents; represent World Vision externally at global level.

  • Build the credibility of World Vision in the education sector; engage with external partners focus on USA and other key global capitals.

  • Manage team of senior level advisors in External Engagement, Quality & Innovation, Knowledge Management and Basic Education.


  • Requires Master’s or foreign equivalent degree in International Development or Education and four (4) years of experience with management at a sponsorship-funded international relief and development organization.

  • Experience must include: working in the not-for-profit sector.

  • Experience working in, and an understanding of child sponsorship organizations.

  • Experience working with and managing large grants in Education programming for major bilateral and multilateral donors; experience creating educational platforms for low resource and emergency settings in humanitarian crises, international relief settings and crisis situations (war zones).

  • Experience managing teams remotely in multiple international time zones in various cultural contexts.

Travel requirements:

  • Will travel internationally, approximately, 35% of the year on average (economy class).