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Facilitador en Salud y Nutricion / San Jose, Choluteca

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Facilitador(a) de Salud y Nutrición

Fecha límite de aplicación:

12 de marzo

Localidad del puesto:

San José, Choluteca

Fecha de inicio vacante:

19 de marzo

Cantidad requerida:

2 Plazas

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza Permanente

Propósito del Puesto

El/la facilitador de Salud y Nutrición tiene la responsabilidad de ejecutar el plan detallado de implementación de las acciones de salud, nutrición e higiene del hogar del Proyecto en el sector geográfico asignado y de establecer relaciones colaborativas solidas con el voluntariado local y las familias a fin de impulsar los cambios de comportamiento que ayuden a mejorar la salud y nutrición de la población materno infantil.

Requisitos:

  • Profesional de Promoción de la salud y nutrición a nivel medio con formación en áreas de Salud, Educación, Trabajo Social, Desarrollo Comunitario o carreras afines.

  • Mínimo tres años (3) en trabajo como promotor de campo en proyectos de desarrollo rural con énfasis en temas de salud pública.

  • Experiencia en implementación de proyectos en coordinación con actores locales, organizaciones de base comunitaria, municipalidades y mancomunidades.

  • Motocicleta Propia y licencia vigente

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  1. Documentar sistemáticamente las actividades de su plan, así como insumos para el monitoreo y reportaje de las mismas, elaborar y validar planificación operativa, presentar evidencias.

  2. Levar a cabo las actividades que aseguren la ejecución técnica del proyecto, conforme las intervenciones y estrategias definidas en la propuesta. Facilitar los procesos de implementación de intervenciones en educación nutricional e higiene dentro del hogar.

  3. Organizar y/o fortalecer las Organizaciones de Base Comunitaria enfocadas en las acciones del proyecto en su área de influencia. Asesorar a las familias durante la elaboración de los planes de higiene en el hogar y a la comunidad.

  4. Implementar los huertos escolares en su sector

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    País (Country)

  2. ¿Ha trabajado anteriormente en World Vision? (Have you worked for World Vision before)

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¿Por qué trabajar con nosotros?

Somos una organización cristiana de ayuda humanitaria, desarrollo y promoción de la justicia que sirve a todas las personas, sin distinción de raza, religión, grupo étnico o género.

Al trabajar con nosotros te conviertes en un protagonista que influye en favor de los niños, niñas, familias y comunidades más vulnerables alrededor del mundo. En Honduras tocamos la vida de más de 75 mil niñas y niños en Honduras, en 12 Departamentos, 28 Programas de Área y 694 comunidades.

Nuestra Causa

Una niñez tiernamente protegida, promotora de una sociedad más justa y segura.

Nuestra Visión

Para cada niño y niña, vida en toda su plenitud.

Nuestra oración para cada corazón, la voluntad de hacer esto posible.

Nuestra Misión

World Vision es una confraternidad internacional de cristianos cuya misión es seguir a Jesucristo, nuestro Señor y Salvador trabajando con los pobres y oprimidos para promover la transformación humana, buscar la justicia y testificar de las buenas nuevas del Reino de Dios

Somos Cristianos

Seguimos a Jesús– en su identificación con los pobres, los que no tienen poder, los afligidos, los oprimidos, los marginados; en su especial preocupación por las niñas y los niños; en su respeto por la dignidad otorgada por Dios a las mujeres de igual manera que a los hombres; en su reto por las actitudes y los sistemas injustos; en su llamado para compartir los recursos con los unos y los otros; en su amor por todas las personas sin discriminación o condiciones; en su oferta de una nueva vida por medio de la fe en Él. A partir de Él nosotros derivamos nuestro entendimiento integral del evangelio del Reino de Dios, el cual forma las bases de nuestra respuesta a la necesidad humana.

Agradecemos tu interés para poner tu talento

a favor de la tierna protección de la niñez!!

Forma parte de nuestra familia ¡Únete a nuestras comunidades!

Web: http://www.wvi.org/es/honduras

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/worldvisionhonduras/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/organization/16195222/admin/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/vmhonduras

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X-m_XjhZLo

Oficial de Proyectos / Temporal

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Oficial de Proyectos

Fecha límite de aplicación:

22 de Marzo del 2020

Localidad del puesto:

Tegucigalpa

Fecha de inicio vacante:

20 de Abril del 2020

Cantidad requerida:

1 Plaza

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza temporal

Propósito del Puesto

El/la Oficial de Proyectos velará por el correcto desempeño de los proyectos en todo su ciclo de implementación, asegurando el cumplimiento en términos de alcance y presupuesto establecidos en la propuesta aprobada, reglamentos operativos, aspectos legales, políticas, contratos, convenios y procesos establecidos por los donantes y WVH. Esta posición asegurará una adecuada planificación, coordinando con DME el uso de herramientas de monitoreo, seguimiento e integración de la información para la oportuna toma de decisiones.

Requisitos Técnicos:

  • Grado universitario en ciencias sociales, económicas o afines

  • (5) años de experiencia específica en procesos de planeación, monitoreo y seguimiento de proyectos.

  • Conocimiento / experiencia en manejo o seguimiento de subvenciones (regulaciones de USAID, UE, BID, entre otros)

  • Manejo de la herramienta de Marco Lógico o marco de resultados

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  • Garantizar el adecuado arranque de los proyectos.

  • Seguimiento diferenciado a la implementación programática y financiera de los Proyectos.

  • Aseguramiento de la calidad y entrega oportuna de los reportes y/o informes de proyectos hacia WVH y los donantes.

  • Velar por el cierre adecuado y efectivo de los proyectos y la entrega de los resultados a los interesados.

  • Generar y proporcionar a la Dirección de Operaciones, Gerencia de Proyectos y Gerencias de PTs, la información e insumos de la operación de los Grants y PNs

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  1. Completar la siguiente información:

Nombre (Name)

Apellidos (Last Name)

Correo electrónico (Email)

Contraseña (Password)

Confirmación de Contraseña (Confirm password)

Dirección (Address line 1)

País (Country)

  1. ¿Ha trabajado anteriormente en World Vision? (Have you worked for World Vision before)

  2. Subir su cv (Upload CV)

  3. Completar el espacio Core Values (Valores Centrales)

  4. Colocar sus iniciales

  5. Favor dar click al espacio que dice: I`m not a robot

  6. Dar click a los espacios de Data Privacy Consent

  7. Colocar sus iniciales

  8. Dar Click en el botón que dice Apply

¿Por quétrabajar con nosotros?

Somos una organización cristiana de ayuda humanitaria, desarrollo y promoción de la justicia que sirve a todas las personas, sin distinción de raza, religión, grupo étnico o género.

Al trabajar con nosotros te conviertes en un protagonista que influye en favor de los niños, niñas, familias y comunidades más vulnerables alrededor del mundo. En Honduras tocamos la vida de más de 75 mil niñas y niños en Honduras, en 12 Departamentos, 28 Programas de Área y 694 comunidades.

Nuestra Causa

Una niñez tiernamente protegida, promotora de una sociedad más justa y segura.

Nuestra Visión

Para cada niño y niña, vida en toda su plenitud.

Nuestra oración para cada corazón, la voluntad de hacer esto posible.

Nuestra Misión

World Vision es una confraternidad internacional de cristianos cuya misión es seguir a Jesucristo, nuestro Señor y Salvador trabajando con los pobres y oprimidos para promover la transformación humana, buscar la justicia y testificar de las buenas nuevas del Reino de Dios

Somos Cristianos

Seguimos a Jesús– en su identificación con los pobres, los que no tienen poder, los afligidos, los oprimidos, los marginados; en su especial preocupación por las niñas y los niños; en su respeto por la dignidad otorgada por Dios a las mujeres de igual manera que a los hombres; en su reto por las actitudes y los sistemas injustos; en su llamado para compartir los recursos con los unos y los otros; en su amor por todas las personas sin discriminación o condiciones; en su oferta de una nueva vida por medio de la fe en Él. A partir de Él nosotros derivamos nuestro entendimiento integral del evangelio del Reino de Dios, el cual forma las bases de nuestra respuesta a la necesidad humana.

Agradecemos tu interés para poner tu talento

a favor de la tierna protección de la niñez!!

Forma parte de nuestra familia ¡Únete a nuestras comunidades!

Web: http://www.wvi.org/es/honduras

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/worldvisionhonduras/

Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/organization/16195222/admin/

Twitter: https://twitter.com/vmhonduras

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2X-m_XjhZLo

Director of Policy and Advocacy - Middle East and East Europe

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the Middle East & Eastern European Region (MEER) where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION

  • Lead the It Takes a World to End Violence against Children (ITAW) campaign strategy and implementation efforts in the MEER region, working directly with FO and global staff to ensure impact, alignment, compliance and “all of Partnership” support. Particular emphasis will be placed on implementing the campaign in MEER priority countries, especially fragile and humanitarian contexts

  • Develop strategic initiatives, policy analysis, messaging and recommendations to advance MEER’s influence and engagement in internal and external fora especially on fragile and humanitarian contexts.

  • Represent MEER in WVs global policy and advocacy community to help alignment with global strategies and harness opportunities to achieve regional objectives.

  • Coordinate and Lead MEER’s external engagement on regional issues to provide support to senior leadership with compelling and technically excellent high level external engagement and representation

  • Strategically guide the direction of advocacy in MEER, offering consultation on staff, capacity, resources and standards to RO and FO leadership, deploy to establish and support humanitarian responses in the region and lead MEER representation in global advocacy response coordination.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  1. Lead ITAW campaign strategy and implementation

  • Understand challenges and find solutions for FOs to strengthen actions and objectives that address violence against children, children on the move, and fragility.

  • Strengthen coordination and communication between FO and global campaigns staff to build alignment and compliance to achieve the “All of Partnership” campaign.

  • Ensure FOs have developed quality campaigns that respond to the national context

  • Leverage FO ITAW research and actions into regional and global policy change, advocacy and positioning.

  1. Develop policy and advocacy strategic initiatives, analysis and other products to advance MEERs influence and impact

  • In coordination with Grants Acquisition Management (GAM), Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA), Communications, Regional Office leadership identify, prioritise and champion key policy and advocacy initiatives for the MEER context

  • Develop a calendar of key advocacy moments and opportunities and mobilise stakeholders to drive the MEER External Engagement agenda

  • Maintain up to date information on Field Office, Regional Office, Support Office and peer NGO advocacy priorities.

  • Lead the development of appropriate policy and advocacy messages for MEER at global, regional and field level.

  • Develop and execute a strategic research and analysis agenda on emerging issues and MEERs story on children on the move and fragility.

  • Influence RO Grant acquisition and Management function (GAM) and field offices to ensure that Advocacy is embedded and resourced in key grants

  1. Represent MEER in WV’s global policy and advocacy community

  • Influence global advocacy, external engagement and resource development work to reflect MEER’s story

  • Develop and nurture an internal network of advocates for MEER’s priorities

  • Influence key SOs to prioritise MEER policy and advocacy agenda in their work.

  • Represent MEER in internal advocacy and external engagement meetings and fora at global and regional levels. (includes SOs)

  • Lead MEER Advocacy Response Group

  1. Coordinate and lead MEER’s external engagement on advocacy issues

  • Influence National Directors (NDs), Senior Director of Operations (SDO), Regional Leader (RL) to pursue a child focused humanitarian advocacy agenda that is aligned with global advocacy strategies and positioning

  • Support RO leadership in high level representation to donor and host governments, senior UN agencies and other key stakeholders.

  • Represent MEER in regional and global fora as necessary to achieve MEER advocacy, external engagement, and resource development goals.

  • Build a strong network of bilateral strategic relationships within the humanitarian community and civil society to influence external actors such as donors, UN agencies, and government ministries

  1. Support Capacity building of RO and FO staff

  • Influence FO leadership to establish and nurture policy and advocacy functions in each FO especially fragile and humanitarian contexts.

  • Build internal capability to establish WV as a regional and field level thought leader on key policy and advocacy themes especially in humanitarian and fragile contexts

  • Build knowledge and practice of local level advocacy (CVA etc.) in fragile contexts and transitioning economies.

  • Inform regional leadership on the evolution of global, regional and national on priority policy and advocacy issues. (Displacement, child rights, protection, humanitarian space etc.)

  • Deploy or ensure capacity available for deployments to establish and support humanitarian responses advocacy capacity for CAT III responses

  1. Staff Management

  • Cultivate advocacy and external engagement staff in priority fragile and humanitarian contexts through mentorship, coaching and training.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Master’s degree (or higher) in Law, International Relations, Politics, or a related field

  • A minimum of seven or more years of experience in advocacy, with demonstrable success in achieving policy change in humanitarian and/or development contexts;

  • Experience in advocacy project management and mapping of priority issues, donor priorities, policy recommendations;

  • Demonstrated performance in helping a large complex organisation to apply priorities in a complex and fluid environment.

  • Experience representing an organisation and engaging with regional inter-governmental bodies (including the EU), UN and it’s agencies and national governments ;

  • An understanding and experience in the practical application of humanitarian, human rights and refugee law, and other legal frameworks that affect social, economic, political and civil rights, particularly in situations of forced displacement, violence and conflict

  • Excellent writing, speaking and other communication skills;

  • Strong influencing skills and ability to work as part of a virtual team to build coalitions in a complex matrix organisation.

The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time, including travel to fragile contexts and insecure locations such as Lebanon, Iraq, Afghanistan and Syria.

Advocacy and Communications Director, Syria Response

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will lead on advocacy and communications for WV’s Syria Response, including strategy design and implementation. The Director will consider key influencers, field level realities and WV’s strengths to determine objectives that advocate for and with Syrian children and children from host communities and leverage WV’s presence, evidence, brand and opportunities. To accomplish this purpose, the role holder will develop policy analysis, positions, messaging and reports on an ongoing basis and advocate externally. This position will also manage communications for World Vision’s Syria Response, overseeing strategic direction and management of a small communications team, to provide support and resources to enable the World Vision partnership to appropriately engage with its various audiences in order to raise funds and the profile of the organization.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy:

  • Set the strategic direction for external engagement and influencing for the Syria Response.

  • Set the strategic direction for an annual targeted communications plan, including a targeted social media plan, for the Syria Response.

  • Actively participate in the Senior Leadership Team and keep abreast of response activities and issues by regularly attending Response Team Meetings and working closely with Operations and Programmes staff.

  • In partnership with the Syria Response Security Director, provide ongoing context analysis to the Response Director, Response Managers, Regional Offices (RO), Support Offices (SOs) and the ARG.

  • Lead on the design and implementation of the It Takes a World Campaign and a flagship annual public report or briefing.

  • Lead on the design and implementation of a joined up comms/advocacy campaign to mark the anniversary of the conflict in Syria in March.

  • Supervise the design and drafting of new grant proposals for advocacy and communications, making sure they align with strategy and with program objectives and donor requirements.

  • Dotted line support to the Lebanon and Iraq country offices on Syria-related advocacy and communications.

Advocacy:

  • Create, manage and monitor the implementation of a Syria Response advocacy strategy which bridges issues of humanitarian protection, coordination, funding and access with emergent issues connected to WV’s sector-based programming and the evolving context.

  • Develop and update humanitarian and child rights policy positions and messaging on a regular basis in line with context changes and where strategic, in alignment with WVI’s It Takes a World Campaign.

  • Work with Syria Response and WV global sector leads to develop policy messaging on sector-specific issues that are critical to WV programming responses (including ending violence against children).

  • Actively participate in meetings and humanitarian advocacy initiatives of the Syria INGO Response Forum, Jordan INGO Forum, No Lost Generation Initiative and Regional Durable Solutions Working Group, leading activities where appropriate to WV strategy and expertise.

  • Build strategic relationships with aligned policy and advocacy NGOs and civil society with a focus on children, as well as with UN agencies, regional governments and donors.

  • Act as lead convener for WV Syria Response Advocacy Resource Group (ARG) to coordinate and provide messaging and participate in events with WV Support Offices and Humanitarian Capitals.

  • In the scope of WVI’s global campaign [It Takes a World], provide evidence, programmatic results and messaging that focuses on solutions to reduce violence against children in the context of response.

  • Oversee the provision of humanitarian advocacy training for Response staff and provide on-going technical assistance in the implementation of humanitarian advocacy work.

  • Provide strategic guidance / support and assist with preparing senior leaders (Response Director, Response Managers, visiting CEOs/Regional Leads) for high-level external engagement and representation meetings.

  • Build the capacity and support the advocacy initiatives of Syrian, Jordanian and Turkish partners.

  • Facilitate opportunities for Syrian children and youth and Syrian humanitarians to be represented or have their voices heard at regional and global policy fora.

Communication:

  • Reputation Risk Manager for the Syria Response: actively respond to risks as they arise using established protocols.

  • Oversee requests on ContentFlow and TripFlow.

  • Oversee management, analysis and leveraging of Meltwater platform for Syria Response.

  • Oversee the implementation and adaption of the Syria Crisis Response Communications strategy.

  • Advise the Syria Response Director and Country Managers on communications issues.

  • Develop and maintain professional contacts with key international media in the Middle East, in collaboration with the relevant Support Office.

  • Act as a spokesperson for the regional response, and identify and train other media spokespeople.

  • Lead on drafting press releases and reactive media lines, with the support of the Communications Manager and global communications colleagues.

  • Sign off key communications products to ensure quality control and risk management and ensure they are uploaded to StoryHub in the correct format and in a timely manner.

Staff Management:

  • Provide leadership for mainstreaming advocacy with Response Team Leaders and SMT teams across response offices.

  • Direct management of a Communications Manager, and oversight of performance and work plan of 1- 2 Communications Officers.

  • Facilitate or provide technical capacity building to communications staff and where relevant, programmes staff.

  • Guide, coach and motivate the team to strengthen high performance within the team.

  • Be responsible for the staff care for the team.

  • Promote WV Christian identity and values in the security function working environment and lead by example.

  • Lead or participate in spiritual sessions of prayer and biblical reflection with staff.

  • To be committed to actively working and living in accordance with WV’s Mission, Values and Christian beliefs.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Development, Social Sciences, Business Administration, or a related field applicable to developing country context

  • Master’s degree in International Development, Management or other field applicable to developing country context preferred.

  • Demonstrated contribution to the development of country-level strategy, directions and key priorities of an organization’s operations.

  • Proven experience in advocacy initiatives, coalition building and ability to rally coalitions and networks to take positions on specific policy issues.

  • Proven ability to lead a campaign and successfully achieve organisational objectives.

  • Substantial knowledge of country legislative framework at all levels.

  • Ability to form and maintain solid relationships with wide range of different stakeholders, partners, co-workers.

  • Evidence of high level written and spoken English language abilities.

  • Computer literate in Microsoft Office applications, Lotus Notes or similar database, email and internet programs. Experience using computers for a variety of tasks.

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Advocacy and Partnering and with a thorough understanding of all areas of project management cycles in a complex, international organization.

  • Experience in Leadership role within the core strategic team.

  • Proven multi-partner management skills, especially with to engage at a strategic level with senior government, UN and INGO officials.

  • Strong networking and negotiations skills.

  • Demonstrated ability in financial management skills.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Good interpersonal, organizational and time management skills. Able to manage multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in a continues changing environments.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills, especially in a cross-cultural environment, and ability to analyze and solve problems, persuade, network and negotiate.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

  • Active listening.

  • Demonstrated track record in advocacy, external engagement and partnering initiatives.

  • Track record of trying new ideas and innovation.

  • Demonstrable experience in child development and issues affecting most vulnerable children.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.

People and Culture (HR) Director, WV Kenya

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide strategic leadership to WV Kenya in the area of people management & organizational development in order to optimize organizational performance, fulfill World Vision mission, vision, core values and contribute to the measurable improvement of the well-being of vulnerable children and communities in Kenya.

The position provides support, to the National Director, and the entire Senior Leadership Team in aligning employees to the organizational strategies, goals and priorities as well as World Vision’s vision, mission and values.

The P&C (HR) Director is primarily responsible for implementing the P&C strategy, leadership development and sustainability, staff and organizational well-being, performance and accountability culture, building a diverse and talented workforce with the right set of mindset and behaviours, internal and external networking for greater impact and building a professional and sustainable P&C function in the organization.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensuring Strategy Development and Execution:

  • Provide strategic guidance and support to the senior leadership team in the alignment and execution of the National Office Strategy and business plans with Our Promise strategy.

  • Develop and implement the People and Culture (P&C) strategy and business plan in support of and in alignment with country, regional and global strategic priorities.

  • Spearhead the monitoring and reporting of People & Culture strategy metrics related to talent acquisition, development, retention, performance management, employee engagement and organizational leadership.

Promoting Leadership Quality and Sustainability:

  • Build the capacity, depth and breadth of National Office leadership to meet the evolving leadership needs, to realize Our Promise and to enable transformational mindsets and behaviours.

  • Identify and nurture globally, regionally and in-country mobile talents to support leadership and career development, succession planning and retention of high potential managers and leaders and to prepare a pipeline for future leadership for grants.

  • Design and execute an orientation and on-boarding strategy that will enable staff to understand Our Promise, its implications on World Vision Kenya programme and adopt the desired mindset and behaviours to achieve Our Promise.

Ensuring Staff Engagement and Well Being:

  • Contextualize, promote and support systems, services and programs for staff well-being that will maximize staff well-being to enable our staff to embrace the opportunities and challenges in meeting Our Promise.

  • Execute Our Voice survey and leverage the results to enhance Staff and Organisational Well-being. Together with the senior leadership, plan and drive measurable improvements in Organisational Leadership, Culture, Agility and Effectiveness.

  • Strengthen the quality of Staff Care and Peer Support interventions especially in fragile, response and conflict areas.

  • Identify the organisational culture gaps and plan culture change Interventions to promote leadership and staff mindset & behaviour changes to deliver our promise.

  • Design and execute compensation and benefits strategy, systems and processes in alignment to strategy 2030 that enables the organisation to attract right staff, stay competitive within the applicable labour market and promote staff retention.

Promoting Accountability and Performance Culture:

  • Promote a culture of diversity and encourage spiritual formation of leaders, promote interfaith principles and values and oneness among staff of multi faith.

  • Spearhead the performance management process, strengthen the quality of performance and promote career conversations in the office.

  • Review and contextualize global and regional P&C Policies to National office P&C policies for International assignees and national staff and ensure its alignment with Country labour laws, execution and compliance.

  • Ensure people management risks are identified and the organization regularly reviews and implements adequate risk mitigation measures. Strengthen the risk mitigation measures especially in fragile, response and conflict areas.

  • Provide leadership in educating staff on employee relations and investigations protocol and ensure cases are managed confidentially and promptly.

Developing Capable and available Workforce:

  • Spearhead the acquisition and prepositioning of a diverse and talented workforce

  • Ensure that the National Office recruitment policy, system and Processes are well established for acquiring right talents with required competencies, mindsets and behaviours required to realize Our Promise.

  • Ensure monitoring and reporting systems for national & International hires are effectively managed.

  • Promote gender and diversity and female leadership through right identification of talents at all levels.

Developing a Strategic and Professional People & Culture Team:

  • Ensure that the People &Culture function has the required capacity, capability, systems, processes, policies and guidelines that help the organisation drive transformation of mindsets and behaviours and realization of Our Promise.

  • Promote a customer centric culture in the People & Culture function, ensuring professionalism and accountability in delivering services to staff and leaders.

  • Provide overall leadership and technical support to the P&C team, coaching and mentoring the team through regular meetings, sharing and monitoring weekly, monthly and quarterly individual plans to support their professional growth and development.

  • Design efficient P&C systems and processes with a particular focus on process excellence and ensure that Our People information system is fully operational with 100% accuracy.

Promoting External and Internal Coordination:

  • Establish proactive linkages and strategic networks with key International NGOs and other stakeholders at the national and international level for broader impact and also to keep abreast of the ongoing changes in external environment that affects National Office operations.

  • Consistently develop and maintain working relationships with regional P&C, SLT and different departments including field based program managers.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Business Management or Social Sciences or related fields.

  • Master’s Degree in the relevant field is an added advantage.

  • Technical Training qualifications required: Professional qualifications in Human Resource Management or Organizational Development or Leadership Development.

  • Experience: Minimum of 5 years’ experience in a Senior Human Resources Management position in an international Non-Profit organization.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Proven record of managing people in a diverse cross-cultural and interfaith settings.

  • Spiritual maturity, interfaith knowledge and a biblical worldview – Ability to articulate and model our Christian identity and mission in an inclusive way.

  • Familiarity with INGO international staffing policies and sound knowledge of Regional/ Country labor laws.

  • Demonstration of well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Experience working with/supporting an Executive Board and/or Board Committee is an added advantage.

  • Highly flexible and agile in style with the ability to produce creative and pragmatic solutions to complex Human Resources problems.

  • Proven conceptual & analytical skills and systems thinking.

  • Sharp mind, quick in decision making - knowledge for P&C/global policies at hand to facilitate decisions.

  • Emotional maturity, personal resilience and calmness in the face of an ever evolving context.

  • Proven facilitation skills.

  • Team player.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • This role is based in National office with occasional field and international travel.

Director - Finance & Support Services

Purpose of Position

To provide overall leadership, oversight and management of all aspects of Financial Management, Administration and Information & Communications Technology (ICT) functions ensuring systems are in place to support the World Vision Kenya National Office Strategic and Programmatic objectives.

Major Responsibilities

% Time

Major Activities

End Results Expected

25%

Leadership, Capacity development and Strategic Partnering

  • Provide strong leadership in Finance, Administration and ICT units ensuring competent and motivated staff are hired and retained.

  • Coordinate professional and personal development of staff through adequate orientation, on-the-job coaching, identification of learning, training needs and opportunities (e.g. in accounting, SunSystems, grant management, risk management, leadership, etc.); and succession planning.

  • Model Christ-centered servant leadership and support spiritual development of his/her team.

  • Actively participate in the National Office Senior Management/ Leadership team meetings.

  • Attend and actively participate in strategic regional meetings.

  • Facilitate the National Director, Operations, WVK Board and other non-finance staff in understanding and interpretation of financial statements.

  • Ensure partnership finance, administration and ICT policies and procedures are understood by Senior Management, Operations/Technical staff, Communities, Local Partners and WVK Board, as appropriate.

  • Play an advisory and consulting role to the WVK Board

  • Foster effective engagement with the WVK Board on the performance of the finance function.

  • Develop strong networks internally (other National Offices, Support Offices and partnership entities) and externally (other NGOs, banking entities, communities, etc.) through effective communication, relationships and twin citizenship.

  • Promote shared resource networks within the region, and the partnership.

  • Participate in the relevant National, Regional, Africa and partnership initiative as required

  • Adhere to WVI key policy documents – mission, core values, and covenant of partnership.

  • Design, develop and assess organizational financial management strategies & systems that support grants acquisition and management of the grant program finances

  • A robust and resilient team working together providing efficient services that help achieve the child wellbeing outcomes

  • Relevant reports/analysis for decision making produced and discussed with leadership

  • Effective performance management per WVI guidelines and standards

  • Improved retention rate of top performers and key contributors

  • Low turnover rate for key staff

  • Documentation and sharing of best practices among staff, within and across regions

  • All staff understand their role and responsibilities in financial management, as appropriate

  • Strategic leadership provided

  • Finance and support Services team viewed as valued business partners, both internally and externally

  • Good image of the office in country and in the partnership

20%

Financial Planning , Budgeting and Stewardship

  1. Coordinate the planning and budgeting process and provide technical support, to ensure global and regional guidelines are met, as well as to chart and execute a strategy in the midst of changing constraints and circumstances.

  2. Review alignment of budgets between National Office, projects, grants, MyPBAS, and Support Offices and ensure effective and efficient cost recovery practices are followed.

  3. Control of National Office budget, cash flow and project funding, by providing timely and relevant information to budget managers, in collaboration with the Operations Leader.

  4. In collaboration with other National Office Directors, advise the National Director on strategic resource acquisition and allocation in line with RWG/VIR (Regional Working Group /Virtual Investment Review) recommendations approved by the Regional Leader.

  5. Contribute to the development of World Vision National Office strategic direction and priorities.

  6. Ensure adequate cost efficiency and effectiveness measures are in place and are being followed through:

  7. Providing cost analysis, promoting benchmarks and making recommendations for determining effective resource utilization at all levels.

  8. Manage complex funding arrangements across multiple funding streams

  • Efficient and effective financial planning and budgeting processes, in line with WVI & donor requirements

  • Value added analysis provided for the Strategic Investment discussion at RWG/VIR

  • Inter-departmental collaboration from the planning and budgeting phase, resulting in improved organizational efficiency and program/projects’ burn rate levels

  • Level of cash within approved target low

  • Accounts reconciled monthly

  • National Office budget completed within standards & deadline

  • National Office expenditures are within approved National Office budget limits and benchmarks

  • Project grants spending is within total approved donor budget, budget line flexibility rule and no underspending below 5% and NIL overspending

  • Program/Project expenditures are within acceptable efficiency ratio for Programming vs. Program

  • Management costs based on T7 Programming Codes

20%

Fiscal Accounting, Compliance, Monitoring and Reporting

  1. Design and manage systems, policies and procedures that provide appropriate levels of security and control of WV assets, resources and operations.

  2. Coordinate the submission of timely, accurate and complete relevant reporting to the Partnership and to internal users.

  3. Define and implement efficient and effective internal control systems.

  4. Adhere to partnership policies, procedures and guidelines as stipulated in the WVI Financial Manual and other documents, including – but not limited to: grant compliance, planning & budgeting, year-end closing, carryforward, accounting and reporting.

  5. Coordinate the timely and accurate submission of financial reports in Notes FFR (Field Financial Reporting) database.

  6. Review the reconciliation of MyPBAS to FFR monthly with action plan for addressing outstanding items.

  7. Provide regular analysis of ADP/Grant financial reports and timely feedback to ADP/Grant managers for decision making

  8. Ensure proper and timely reporting is submitted to all donors. Monitor and control spending to ensure it does not exceed available funding and that core costs are covered.

  9. Ensure accountability and financial management of Micro- Enterprise Development (MED) programs.

  10. Ensure National Office staff visit Programs/Projects to monitor accountability issues, follow up on implementation of audit findings and provide support as needed.

  • Relevant reports/analysis for decision making produced and discussed with leadership

  • Strong accountability and compliance in accounting and reporting

  • Timely, complete and accurate financial reports (National Office and Projects) analyzed and submitted to budget owners and internal stakeholders for better decision making.

  • MyPBAS reconciled monthly and any issue followed up with relevant Support Office

  • Compliance with grant regulations and Grant Approval Protocol

  • Carryforward process completed within Partnership deadlines

  • Finance staff visiting projects and communities, adding value at the grass-root level

20%

Oversight of Administration & ICT Support Services

  • Provide overall leadership to the ICT function ensuring that the office has reliable, sufficient, connectivity and that the organizations information systems and resources are adequately protected.

  • Provide overall leadership to the Administration ensuring that the National Office is effectively supported and staff have a clean and secure and hospitable place to work.

  • Ensure that the support services function have systems and mechanisms to ensure ministry effectiveness.

  • Ensure improved office/programs connectivity

  • Facilitate and ensure preparation of and adherence to computer usage policies

  • Ensure office disaster preparedness and policies are updated to include new technologies, trends, and threats.

  • Ensure adequate cost efficiency and effectiveness measures are in place and are being followed through:

  • Ensure that WV staff and assets are secured, safe, and well maintained; oversee logistics coordination

  • Ensure that WVK provides quality hospitality services to staff and visitors

  • Offer oversight of Fleet management including Transportation and Logistics

  • Work with Security team to ensure a safe workplace. Identify potential hazards and train staff to control risks.

  • Promote benchmarks for determining effective resource utilization in all cost entities like IPC, SMC, DOS, staff equipment and other assets.

  • Systems and policies to ensure ministry effectiveness put in place

  • WV assets and facilities well managed

  • Internet and other connectivity are fast and stable at every location

  • Computer usage policy prepared, approved and operational.

  • IT security manual approved and distributed to staff

  • Information and software backed up and secured

  • Security guidelines and procedures are in place

  • Security assessment and report is updated regularly

  • # of incident reports

  • Building facilities are well-managed

  • Travel and accommodation information are readily accessible by all staff and visitors

  • Air-ticketing, passport and visa services are well managed

10%

Risk Management and controls

  1. Manage all risks emanating from the Finance, Administration and ICT functions.

  2. Ensure appropriate systems and controls are in place to avoid significant audit risk ratings, both at the National Office and project levels.

  3. Coordinate management responses to audits performed to the National Office and projects; ensure they are sent on time to the Audit Department; and that all audit recommendations are implemented timely at all levels.

  4. Establish relevant internal controls, configure Sun Systems, ProVision, GEMS and any other required programmes

  5. Coordinate adequate preparation for Global Centre and external audits.

  6. Implement anti-corruption and fraud strategies

  • Minimized risk exposure within WV and external partners’ operations

  • Anti-corruption strategy rolled out and understood by all staff

  • Awareness and understanding of key financial policies and procedures by all relevant staff

  • Minimum acceptable audit risk ratings and timely implementation on internal and external audit recommendations

5%

Other : Perform other duties as assigned.

Minimum education, training and experience requirements to qualify for the position:

  • Master’s degree of Commerce or its equivalent

  • Certified Public Accountant of Kenya (CPA-K) or ACCA qualifications

  • Minimum of ten years’ experience of which six must be in a senior management position in a reputable organization.

  • Extensive experience working with Board.

  • Strong experience and skills in Grants Management

  • Knowledgeable on grant accounting and experience in donor funding e.g. USAID, DFID, UN etc. compliance with statutory reporting requirements.

  • Strong budgetary, financial management and analytical skills.

  • Demonstrable experience in leadership, strategic management, results based management in financial matters.

  • Strong aptitude for organizational change, participatory and servant leadership, innovation, learning, team building.

  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.

  • Active Membership to a registered professional Accounting body

  • Excellent Computer skills: especially in Sun accounting systems, spreadsheets, Internet skills.