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Response Director, WV Burkina Faso

*Please submit your CV in English.

BACKGROUND:

Burkina Faso is a landlocked country in West Africa that covers an area of approximately 274,200 square kilometers. According to the July 2019 census. it has an estimated population of 20.3 million people. The country borders Mali to the northwest, Niger to the northeast, Benin to the southeast, Togo and Ghana to the south, and Ivory Coast to the southwest. In the last two years, rising insecurity due to armed violence, and population displacement in Central Sahel in general and specifically in Burkina Faso, has left 3.5 million people (61 per cent children below 18 years) in need of urgent humanitarian assistance. More than one million people are internally displaced, while more than 1.5 million people are in need of protection. In 2020, the country had 20,250 refugees. WVI intends to partner with local organizations, particularly church partners, to deliver lifesaving WASH, Protection and Food assistance.

Our goal is to alleviate immediate human suffering and strengthen the resilience and self-recovery capacity of 629,900 conflict and humanitarian crisis affected people in Burkina Faso from May 2021 to April 2023. To achieve this, the program will 1. respond to the immediate humanitarian needs of the most vulnerable populations affected by the complex crisis, 2. Strengthening the protection and rights of the most vulnerable children and 3. Work with local community to promote peace/social cohesion and address the root causes of vulnerabilities among the crisis affected population.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Ensures a timely, efficient, appropriate and effective response to meet humanitarian needs.

The Response Director (RD) has primary responsibility for directing the response from strategy to implementation, inclusive of performance and oversight of all aspects of the response. She/he should develop and maintain an efficient, cohesive team, whilst ensuring effective coordination and relationships with the other agencies, officials, beneficiaries, donors and all areas of the Partnership

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Develop and monitor implementation of response strategy that addresses WV strategic goals to meet humanitarian needs:

  • Lead response strategy development with Regional Humanitarian and Emergency Affairs Director (RHEAD), Senior Director of Operations (SDO), Regional Leader (RL), PET and other senior stakeholders.

  • Ensure primary and secondary information on needs and context analysis inform strategy formulation/development and transition planning.

  • Consult with RL to ensure strategy and plans including Child Wellbeing (CWB) Objectives are taken into account in response.

  • Monitor appropriateness of strategy implementation and take adaptive measures to ensure impact on CWB.

  • Ensure Advocacy staff are empowered to integrate advocacy across sectors and to develop child-focused advocacy positions which are aligned with strategy and organizational priorities.

  • Facilitate the signing of MOUs and contracts, with donors, Support Offices and other relevant stakeholders.

  • Ensure appropriate waivers are in place to facilitate timely response implementation.

Ensure Response is staffed to meet response needs:

  • Determine response org structure with RL and Human Resources (HR).

  • Conduct high-level workforce planning with P&C and mobilize surge functions as required and oversee the recruitment of direct reports. Appointments of direct reports to be approved by RL.

  • Ensure defined accountabilities under the Emergency Management System (EMS) are clear for each function including JD, TOR objectives and quality criteria.

  • Ensure P&C develops performance planning and review processes that include quality criteria and capacity building planning.

  • Ensure P&C establishes a staff care function and mechanisms that support staff well-being.

  • Ensure adequate internal communications mechanisms are in place to ensure policies, information and decisions are shared with staff as appropriate.

  • Ensure that staff have access to appropriate office space/equipment, Information Communications Technology (ICT) systems/equipment and other facilities which enable them to carry out their responsibilities.

  • Where necessary, ensure that relevant staff have access to appropriate accommodation.

Establish and maintain effective working relationships with humanitarian actors, government representatives, World Vision stakeholders, the media and general public:

  • Represent the response in internal coordination mechanisms such as Partnership Executive Team, Partnership Coordination Team (where activated), Advocacy Response Group, etc.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with strategic and operational partner organizations and churches.

  • Create an enabling environment for dialogue, information sharing, coordination and sharing of resources to reach sustainable impact on CWB.

  • In conjunction with partners, effectively advocate for adequate financing of the response, protection of civilians, changes in standards, policies and legislations based on insights and demands from targeted communities.

  • Create and maintain collaborative relations with government, other NGOs, UN agencies, civil society, churches, bi-lateral missions and donors.

  • Participate in consortium meetings and response related national coordination meetings.

  • Ensure WV is represented at relevant technical and coordination mechanisms in-country.

  • Serve as an organizational spokesperson for media interviews, advocacy initiatives and other public events.

Initiate resourcing mechanisms and ensure financial and material (in-kind) resources are managed according to WV standards, donor and Support Office (SO) agreement:

  • Provide oversight to funding acquisition and allocation to ensure alignment with strategy and address humanitarian needs.

  • Initiate response funding mechanisms with support of RL & RHEAD.

  • Ensure that funding is managed and accounted for in compliance with donors and Support Offices agreements and WV standards

  • Ensure that program and projects audits are planned and conducted as per WV audit regulations and donor government requirements

  • Ensure that audit reports are responded to and recommendations implemented

  • Ensure that supply chain management system (including international and local purchasing and contracting) and meeting WV quality standards, accountability and transparency.

Ensure response internal and external reporting requirements are met:

  • Liaise with Programs and Info Management to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are planned for and reports are prepared

  • Review and submit partnership program reports

  • Prepare and submit monthly management reports

  • Ensure internal response coordination & information sharing mechanisms are functioning.

Ensure that response meets WV minimum quality standards and supports program improvement, reflection, learning and innovation:

  • Ensure previous response learnings from Global learning are reviewed and used in program design.

  • Encourage the incorporation of best practice and innovation in program design.

  • Ensure all functions have quality planning sessions to meet quality CWB objectives and that they are monitored/reported monthly.

  • Ensure mechanisms are established to identify, document, & share lessons learned with Partnership.

  • Ensure that accessible and user friendly community accountability mechanisms are established and functioning.

  • Ensure that all projects are implemented, monitored and evaluated according to set plans and that agreements with donors, SOs and other stakeholders are adhered to.

Establish and maintain relationships with churches as our indispensable partners as well as people of other faiths, as an expression of our emphasis to live our faith and demonstrate its value to work with boldness and humility:

  • Develop and maintain strategic and operational partnerships with churches in Burkina Faso.

  • Create an environment where staff live, articulate and celebrate their Christian faith in diverse, uniting and joyful ways, with deep respect for staff of other faiths and views as an expression of our Christian beliefs.

  • Ensure that our Christian faith guides our response to the most vulnerable children in our ministry and organizational practices.

  • Position World Vision as a thought leader and a compelling example of igniting positive and lasting change driven by faith convictions in Burkina Faso.

Provide Leadership to establish and maintain effective risk management (programmatic, security, financial, reputational and others) that is in line with World Vision’s policies and guidelines.

  • Maintain close oversight on risks for timely correction and work towards their mitigation through effective relationship building, coordination and communication with peers, government and partners.

  • Ensure Security Risk Assessments, Country Risk Ratings and Core Security Requirement standards, processes and procedures are completed in accordance with current Office of Corporate Security guidelines and training.

  • Collaborate with HR, Faith & Development, Risk Management and other stakeholders to promote a culture of accountability, truth telling and transparency internally within the organization where all staff and affiliates protect children and adult beneficiaries from abuse, exploitation and violence.

  • Ensure that all staff are trained, aware of, oriented on, sign and live by WVI safeguarding policy and protocols.

  • Monitor and ensure full compliance with the partnership Safeguarding Standards & Policies and continually update West Africa Regional (WAR) Leadership on emerging issues.

  • Review, identify and recommend the adoption of locally appropriate new tools, solutions and assets and to enhance the quality of safeguarding prevention and response.

  • Ensure that all incidents are reported in accordance with WV Policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 12 years in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance, with a significant portion of this with International NGOs.

  • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.

  • University degree in Humanitarian Studies or relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.

  • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.

  • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.

  • Experience in engaging with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

  • Experience in managing humanitarian operations that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.

  • Experience in serving as an organizational spokesperson to media and other external audiences.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English and in French.

Preferred:

  • Experience in program management and implementation of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Understanding of the international humanitarian system, particularly the systems, structures and key actors.

  • Understanding of the key accountabilities that must be maintained in a response (beneficiaries, donors, peers).

  • Ability to lead strategic planning processes.

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders as well as staff.

  • Ability to work in coordination with other humanitarian organizations.

  • Ability to analyse and make decisions in challenging situations in the absence of specific guidance and/or full information.

  • Ability to communicate and model to staff positive behaviours which help them remain resilient and effective in dynamic and high pressure environments.

  • Experience living and working West Africa preferable.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.

  • Work hours are often in excess of 12 hours per day during difficult periods of the response.

  • Responses are often mounted in insecure or natural disaster-prone contexts, which may disrupt normal work patterns and generate staff safety issues.

  • Work and housing environments may at times be well below normal standards in terms of facilities, equipment, food availability and hygiene.

Deputy Chief of Party - USAID Education Project, WV Guatemala

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

World Vision Guatemala is accepting applications for a Deputy Chief of Party (DCoP) for an anticipated $25 million five-year USAID-funded education project: Basic Education Quality and Transition to Lower Secondary Activity - BEQT).

The new program will support the Ministry of Education and other key actors to improve the quality of education services, aiming to improving the quality of life of young people, particularly indigenous people and young women. The objectives of the project are: 1. Reading, writing, math and social and emotional learning (SEL) outcomes improved; 2. Rate of student transition to lower secondary increased; 3. Local capacity for sustainability acquired. The project will be implemented in Baja Verapaz, Huehuetenango, El Quiche, and San Marcos.

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

Project Activity and Budget Management:

  • Assist the CoP in the management of the project, the monitoring, preparation, and timely presentation of reports that include financial reports and forecast, progress reports in relation to the annual work plan; changes in the workplan/timeline and / or modifications of the contract; among others. Manage the project budget within the approved levels. Ensure that project expenditures are consistent with approved budgets, project requirements, and that project operations are in full compliance with local accounting, labor, and tax laws. Search for efficiency. Provide experience and operational know-how to the strategic management of the project. Manage project activities, according to results and goals established in the framework of the project, the work schedules, and the adaptations required according to the context. Oversee procurement processes.

Collaboration with Associations and Organizations and Capacity Building:

  • Work closely with local partner organizations and other staff members developing and maintaining partnerships to meet project goals. Lead and build capacity in potential local partners, promoting effective collaboration in the project.

  • Work closely with the local organization that will take over the implementation of the project, working together with the Technical Specialist in Capacity Building, to ensure training and transfer of knowledge, resources and processes for an effective and successful transition.

Human Resources:

  • Provide the necessary support to ensure that all technical and project personnel function within approved budgets and in accordance with USAID and WV regulations, policies, procedures, and guidelines. Promote staff integration and a good work environment.

Liaison:

  • Support the CoP in establishing successful external relationships. Coordinate with the government, partner organizations, and education networks. Work together with the CoP in the communications and coordination process with the donor, including communications on project execution, work plans and budget issues.

  • Ensure that all processes are fair and transparent, reviewing financial compliance and directly supervising their implementation.

  • Others inherent to the position.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor of Public Policy, Political Science, Education, Business Administration or other related areas.

  • Desirable specialization in project management, international development or related fields.

  • Master of public policy, political science, education or other related fields desirable.

  • Technical knowledge in education, particularly transition to secondary, and in education projects with a gender, rural, indigenous approach.

  • Desirable field experience implementing development projects.

  • Experience and knowledge in managing USAID programs. Knowledge of USAID rules and regulations.

  • Negotiation and conflict resolution skills.

  • Strong analytical and computing skills and demonstrated knowledge of applications used for project management and supervision.

  • Management of multidisciplinary groups.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Fluency in English and Spanish.

  • Availability to travel.

  • 7 years of senior management experience in development project management, including complex project / grant management.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) / Drejtor - KosInvest

*Please submit your CV in English.

BACKGROUND:

KosInvest is a subsidiary of VisionFund International (VFI) which is the world’s largest Christian microfinance network. For more than 15 years VFI has been improving the lives of children across the developing world, as we provide small loans and other financial services to families experiencing poverty.

As the microfinance subsidiary of World Vision, the world’s largest Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation, VisionFund works in 28 countries through our network of affiliated microfinance institutions (MFIs) located across the globe in Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. We impact the lives of over 4 million children each year. We aim to positively impact 10 times the number of children by 2030.

Sharing the same vision as World Vision, VisionFund seeks to provide life in all its fullness to children as their parents receive small loans, improve their businesses and increase their family income.

For more information visit: https://www.kosinvest.org/ and www.visionfund.org

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced leader from microfinance or banking to lead KosInvest’s highly skilled and dedicated team towards the achievement of KosInvest’s growth strategy, reporting directly into the Chair of the Board of Directors.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

KosInvest is seeking a CEO with strategic vision and strong managerial experience who will lead the organisation in its next phase of growth and development. The CEO will motivate and manage a team to grow a self-sustaining, social impact business with high quality loan portfolio, quality of service and efficiency of operations as well as:

  • Strategically position KosInvest in the market through innovation of new products, services and digital channels;

  • Diversify funding streams through strategic partnerships and third party lenders;

  • Empower families to build brighter futures for vulnerable children in Kosovo in conjunction with World Vision Kosovo.

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

Development and Implementation of Strategy:

  • Implements a strategy in line with VisionFund’s 2030 strategy Our Livelihoods Promise, the Board and the regulatory context;

  • Leads the institution to achieve the financial and social impact, maximising efficiency;

  • Develops effective alliances with partners and regulators;

  • Delivers joint projects with World Vision that scale and amplify our joint ability to improve Child Well-Being;

  • Monitors the market for risks and opportunities and recommends changes for the future of KosInvest.

Financial Performance:

  • Responsible for the financial performance of the company, the business plan, annual budget and operational plan and timely reporting to the Board;

  • Ensures KosInvest is profitable and on target with other key performance ratios;

  • Ensures that effective and efficient financial management system is installed and maintained;

  • Negotiates effectively with creditors, grant bodies and other financial institutions and asscociations.

Builds the organisation's capacity by inspiring and empowering people:

  • Responsible for increasing capacity through recruitment, development and management of staff and ensuring a positive and productive working atmosphere;

  • Grows a strong and motivated Senior Management Team;

  • Ensures KosInvest's organisational culture reflects the Vision, Mission, Core Values and strategy of VFI; leads holistic development of team members.

Risk and Compliance:

  • Responsible for prudent operation and financial management of the company and ensuring an effective internal control and risk management system;

  • Responsible for compliance with the requirements of the Central Bank of Kosovo, other regulators and all VFI policies;

  • Responsible for the findings and opinions of the external and internal audits and for the timely implementation of their recommendations;

  • Prepares the MFI for new regulations and changes in the market.

Drives operational performance through innovation and technology:

  • Continuous improvement of the size and quality of the loan portfolio, quality of service and efficiency of operations;

  • Drives the upgrade of systems and digitalisation of business processes;

  • Ensures KosInvest is properly equipped to provide accurate and timely data for Board and VFI global reporting;

  • Inspires and empowers staff to embrace change, build skills and make continuous improvements.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • University degree (at least a Bachelors degree) in the field of economy, jurisprudence or another relevant field which meets Central Bank of Kosovo requirements;

  • Professional experience of at least 15 years, of which at least 7 in management positions and at least 5 in the banking and/or financial sector or any other field considered appropriate by the Central Bank of Kosovo;

  • Have high ethical and professional reputation;

  • Have in-depth understanding of the fiduciary obligations of the role and the legal framework under which financial institutions operate in the Republic of Kosovo;

  • Excellent computer skills and up-to-date knowledge of the use of technology in microfinance/banking;

  • Strong strategic thinking, business planning, KPI-monitoring and report writing skills;

  • Very good financial knowledge and ability to analyse and present financial information;

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills including negotiating and building external relationships - with fluency in English and Albanian as a minimum (Serbian language in addition is a plus);

  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and commitment to the Vision Statement, Core Values and Mission Statement of World Vision International;

  • A leader with proven ability to motivate staff, positively influence organisational culture for agility and effectiveness, lead staff through periods of change and build high-performing teams;

  • Flexibility to operate in a small organisation where staff contribute across multiple specialisms. Ability to empower and equip staff to tackle varied tasks and situations, and to lead by example;

  • Must be able to provide evidence of complying with the Central Bank of Kosovo requirements for the role (including police and court records) and must fulfil the “fit and proper” criteria (Integrity, Sound Judgement, Leadership, Competence and Financial Soundness);

  • Driving licence and ability to drive throughout Kosovo.

Work Environment:

  • The role is office-based at the headquarters in Prishina and involves travel throughout Kosovo.

  • There will be occasional international travel to meetings/training/conferences.

  • Local package. Applications will be welcomed from the Balkans. A work permit can be arranged.

Regional Finance Director - VisionFund Asia

*Preferred position location: Sri Lanka. Other possible locations: Vietnam, Mongolia, Myanmar, Philippines or India where VF/WV is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Regional Finance Director (‘RFD’) leads and manages the execution of the VisionFund 2030 Strategy within the region. The role is responsible for all regional microfinance institution (MFI) finance-related issues and works primarily with, and mentors, the MFI CFOs, who have a matrix reporting line into this position, and other Regional Finance staff (as applicable). The RFD is responsible for ensuring proper controls, policies, procedures, reporting standards, and best practices are in place in the MFIs. All efforts will be made to provide global solutions to improve MFI finance processes.

The RFD reports into the Regional Head - Asia and has a matrix line into the Global Director of Regional Finance/VFI CFO (as applicable).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Acts as a board and committee member on the MFI boards in the region to drive performance and accountability in the MFIs and influence other board members on the adoption of VFI’s strategy. Attend MFI ALCO and Risk Committees.

  • Oversee monthly management accounts process. Responsible for review and sign off of monthly MED reporting and balance sheet reconciliations. Assist in monthly MFI performance reviews. Provide accounting technical support to MFI CFOs.

  • Direct the MFIs planning and budgeting process to ensure the MFIs strategies and plans are aligned to VFI, have financial integrity, and are achievable. Sign-off MFI budgets.

  • Responsible for improving the quality and controls of the Financial and Accounting processes in the MFIs. Day-to-day support of Sun6 project teams in MFIs.

  • Responsible for the implementation of the VFI Finance Manual in the MFIs. Responsible for approving and agreeing any exceptions to this.

  • Ensure the MFI staff receive appropriate training in Finance and Accounting. Ensure suitable induction, training and performance assessment of new MFI CFOs. Input into MFI CFO performance agreement.

  • Implement Risk Management policies within the MFIs, including board approved Risk Management Frameworks and Risk Appetite Statements, and Risk Registers. Ensure Audit & Risk Committees meet regularly.

  • Oversee liquidity and funding needs of the MFIs including the giving of early warning indicators; updating the Global Lender Covenant Tracker; ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements; production of 12-month cash flow forecasts; running of MFI ALCOs and participation in MFI funding calls.

  • Perform on-site financial and strategic reviews and due diligences on MFIs. Other ad hoc strategic projects as required.

  • Oversight of all CFOs of the MFIs in the region with a dotted reporting line.

  • Engage with internal and external Auditors over key audit findings, and work with management and hold them accountable for resolving identified issues.

  • Engage with World Vision's (WV's) National Directors (NDs) in the region to influence integration between VFI and WV in the field.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Degree in Finance or Accounting. MBA or CPA preferred.

  • Deep financial analysis and accounting understanding, preferably with some audit background.

  • Thorough knowledge and extensive experience (minimum of 7 years) in the microfinance and/or banking sectors.

  • Understanding of balance sheet risk management including interest rate risk, liquidity risk and foreign exchange risk as well as bank funding processes and contracting.

  • Must be experienced in managing effective support of accounting computer software systems including Sun6.

  • Must be cross culturally sensitive as will work with associates from every area of the world.

  • Flexibility on hours to contact people within wide time zone differences is required.

  • Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices.

  • Fluency in English

Preferred:

  • Good project management and organizational skills; a balanced and respectful approach to teams' differing responsibilities; good communication and influencing skills in both oral and written forms; effective coach - able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures formally and informally; solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting; and consulting skills to be able to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 50% of the time.

Chief of Party - Global Fund Project Malawi

*Only national applicants from Malawi are considered.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Chief of Party (CoP) provides oversight and technical leadership, administration, fiscal management, and grant and contract administration and management, assuring quality, impact and cost effectiveness of the Program. The position serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities. The CoP ensures an integrated vision among different components and implementing partners, and a focus on achieving the results as defined in the grant contract with the donor and promote an atmosphere of trust and mutual respect. The position have an overall responsibility of managing all staff of the Global Fund Unit (PRMU). The CoP will work collaboratively with Ministry of Health (MoH) of the Government of Malawi, the Country Coordinating Mechanism (CCM) , The Global Fund Country team and all other stakeholders. He will manage the Global Fund (PRMU) to ensure timely and effective engagement with all stakeholders as well as efficiency, quality and timeliness of all products and activities generated under the program.

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

  • Lead Malawi Global Fund HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria Principal Recipient Management Unit (GF PRMU), establish a clear visionof excellence, manage program team and ensure exceptional performance by allstaff of the GF PRMU.

  • Act as the primary program contact to the donor and other local and international stakeholders responsible for addressing all program-related matters. Serve as the primary point of contact for the Global Fund, and other relevant programs stakeholders on matters related to the Global Fund HIV/AIDS, TB and malaria program in Malawi.

  • Lead, manage, and supervise delivery teams comprising long and short-term team members and implementing partners.

  • Ensure high-quality monitoring and evaluation of program impact and timely submission of donor reports and deliverables.

  • Lead the team in developing and finalizing package of documents for the grant making as required by the Global Fund, leading to signing of the grant agreement with the Global Fund.

  • Lead development and review of annual and quarterly work plans for the GlobalFund Country Team.

  • With key program staff and stakeholders, ensure the Program’s strategic objectives and results are fully accomplished and met expected technical quality standards.

  • Provide guidance and overall technical oversight to implementing partners.

  • Ensuring the Program annual budget is well-developed, and its execution is monitored on an ongoing basis.

  • Ensuring the targets are met and quality of implementation is achieved tomaximize impact.

  • Implementation plans adequately prepared in a timely manner.

  • Compliance to contractual obligations by all stakeholders is maintained over the life span of the Program.

  • Ensuring that the relevant technical capacity is available for delivery of theplans.

  • The programs implemented are of the best quality.

  • Ensuring the achievement of all results based on thecontractual agreement between the Principal Recipient and the GlobalFund.

  • Ensure effective coordination and communication with the various stakeholders involved in the implementation of theproject.

  • Submit progress reports (programmatic and financial) including Progress Update and Disbursement Requests (PU/DR), annual reports to the Global Fund in a timely manner.

  • Ensure individual and team performance is professionally managed and meets WVI’s standards, policies and procedures and technical quality implementation.

  • Performing and highly motivated GF PRMU team is sustained with clear objectives, implementation strategies and Key Performance Indicators(KPIs).

  • Staff support and professional development needs are identified and met forimproved staffperformance.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum of 8 years’experience in international development, with a focus on public health and infectious diseases program management or in the administration of complex public health projects in LMIC context.

  • Experience leading Global Fund.

  • Extensive experience in leading and managing of large (budgeted at $US10M or more) healthprojects,especiallyHIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malariaandotherpublichealthprograms,anddealingwithinternationalpartners the Global Fund, USAID, DFID, EU or other bilateral-funded projects.

  • Knowledge of development issues, trends, challenges, and opportunities and implications to community development, particularly public health.

  • In-depth knowledge of matters related to HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria transmission, prevention, treatment and care and strategies to reach the Key Populations and toinfluence policies and decisions.

  • A minimum of a Master’s degree or higher in PublicHealth is required (Master’s degree in Business Administration is preferred).

  • Hands on experience in implementing large-scale HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis, malaria or other infectious diseases programs.

  • Demonstrated experience as development professional in planning, implementing, monitoring and evaluating programs and managing pool of technicalsupport.

  • Knowledge of gender issues in health programming.

  • Hands on experience in health system strengthening program implementation is desired.

  • Fluency in English Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.

Preferred:

  • Ability to develop and monitor a dynamic partnership and constructive working relationships with all stakeholders, including civil society organizations (CSOs) and decentralized government agencies and service providers.

  • Experience with The Global Fund program management is preferable.

  • Proven ability to use, analyze and interpret complex sets of information for informed and evidence-based decisionmaking.

  • Proven ability to prepare reports, perform strategic program analysis, briefing notes and clear communication with stakeholders on the Program progress:

  • Demonstrated ability to take responsibility, make strategic, technically and politically sound decisions and monitor their execution in a timely and efficient manner:

  • Proactively and in timely manner identify the Program needs and propose effective and efficient solutions to address the needs and bottlenecks during the Program implementation.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Willingness and ability to travel 30% locally and internationally is required.

Especialista en Relaciones Corporativas e Intermediación Labor

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Especialista en Relaciones Corporativas e Intermediación Laboral

Fecha límite de aplicación:

25 de abril

Localidad del puesto:

San Pedro Sula

Fecha de inicio vacante:

10 de mayo

Cantidad requerida:

1 Plaza

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza permanente

Propósito del Puesto

Contribuirá al logro de los objetivos del proyecto Youth Ready Binacional e Iniciativa Valle de Sula estableciendo y manteniendo relaciones de colaboración con el Sector Privado y Público con el fin de identificar y promover oportunidades de empleabilidad y pasantías para las y los jóvenes beneficiarios, asesorando y acompañándoles en sus trayectorias sociolaborales de empleo o negocio durante el ciclo de implementación y reportando periódicamente estadísticas de progreso y logro con base en los indicadores de desempeño del proyecto.

Requisitos Técnicos:

  • Profesional Universitario en mercado, administración de empresas o afines.

  • Mínimo de 3 años en temas de mercadeo y relacionamiento corporativo o responsabilidad social empresarial.

  • Experiencia en procesos de intermediación laboral para jóvenes.

  • Conocimientos de redes y mercadeo social.

  • Manejar vehículo (4x4).

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  • Implementar un plan de relacionamiento corporativo basado en las necesidades de los proyectos y programa técnico, relacionados con el tema de empleabilidad y habilidades para la vida de WVH y apoyo a la estrategia de mercadeo organizacional.

  • Servir como punto focal para la Dirección de GAM en el Valle de Sula para el desarrollo de mercadeo institucional que permita fortalecer, establecer y mantener relaciones con el sector corporativo para posicionar a WVH.

  • Elaborar e implementar la Estrategia de acompañamiento y fortalecimiento a las y los jóvenes que sigan la ruta sociolaboral de empleo o emprendimiento.

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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.

Política de Protección de la Niñez y Salvaguardia de Adultos

World Vision es una organización centrada en los niños que se compromete a salvaguardar a todos los niños y adultos beneficiarios, y tiene cero tolerancia para los incidentes de violencia o abuso contra niños o adultos vulnerables, incluida la explotación o el abuso sexual.

Cada miembro potencial del equipo debe comprender la importancia de estos temas y está abierto a más entrenamiento y orientación sobre nuestras políticas y responsabilidades de Safeguarding.

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!

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Integrated Programs and Strategy Director, WV Burundi

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The purpose of this position is to provide overall leadership and technical oversight in:

  • Strategy development, review, implementation, monitoring and reporting.

  • Design, monitoring, evaluation, Learning and accountability of World Vision Burundi's (WVB’s) sponsorship, non-sponsorship, grant, GIK programs/ projects.

  • Programs, Project Management and Implementation of all programs and projects and ensure compliance with WV Mission, Vision, Core Values and Partnership standards in Transformational Development, Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA), and Advocacy.

  • Disaster and Risk Management of all WVB-supported programs.

  • Quality assurance and impact in programs through application of innovation and good practices, provision of monitoring tools, capacity building and management.

  • Developing and implementing strategy for resource diversification and growth in WVB and; enhance the capacity of WVB to acquire and efficiently.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Lead strategy implementation, monitoring and alignment including strategy tracking and reporting:

  • A quality National Office Strategy in place (Relevant to country context, with community and partners input, and aligned to the partnership strategy).

  • Clear guidance on strategy implementation through quality technical approaches, technical programs, project models that guide all programs and projects to ensure alignment.

  • Quality integration of cross-cutting themes (Child Protection, Peace Building, Faith and Development, Advocacy, Gender throughout the programs/ projects cycle.

  • Regular strategy monitoring and reporting as per partnership guidance and tools.

  • Regular monitoring of the contexts and leading the National Office to respond to unique opportunities and threats that emerge during strategy implementation, e.g. through fragile context programming.

Ensure functional Grant Acquisition and Management scheme as per WVI grant project cycle framework:

  • Mobilize support offices to increase their interest and investment in Burundi.

  • Closely collaborate with all key donors with presence/interest in Burundi (including bilateral, multilateral, embassies, etc.).

  • Provide support to technical specialists to identify and manage critical relationships with technical structures of government and major donors.

  • Keep abreast with funding priorities and call for proposal procedures of all major donors.

  • Build networks with appropriate INGOs and NGOs in a manner that increases WV’s influence and partnerships.

  • Updated donor mapping for WVB.

  • A strategy for resource diversification in line with WVB’s national office strategy in place.

  • GIK integration in strategy execution.

  • Increased grants win rate (success will be measured by the % of proposals funded and $-value of new revenue raised).

  • Increased donor engagement and donor diversification.

  • Integration of all WVB programs and projects (Sponsorship, Grants, Private non Sponsorship Projects, GIK funded projects, HEA projects, etc.

Provide leadership on program/project planning, execution and accountability especially grants:

  • Provide leadership on program quality implementation and promotes excellence in planning and executions of all WVB programs/projects.

  • Guidelines for grant start-ups in place and implemented.

  • Robust and effective M&E systems for all projects and programs in place and utilized.

  • Quality implementation of all grants, i.e. within the stipulated time, budgets and scope.

  • Regular reviews and evaluations of all grants to generate evidence that supports learning, innovation, accountability and advocacy.

Leadership and Building the capacity of local staff:

  • Capacity building plan of WVB staff in the relevant domains (resource acquisition and management, project management, Design Monitoring and Evaluation, etc.) in place and implemented.

  • Improved programs quality and impact through staff capacity building and appropriate performance management.

Supervise sponsorship:

  • Ensure all key business processes and operations exceed WV/industry standards. Promotes innovation in sponsorship and empowers communities and community-based partners to lead key sponsorship business processes.

Provide leadership to WVIB local partnering scheme:

  • Ensure that local partnering with Faith Based and Secular organizations is in alignment with national office Strategy (2021-2025) and includes but not limited to institutional diagnostics, designing and monitoring of the implementation of existing local partnerships as per protocols and partnering implementation plan and implementation of agreed Organisation Capacity Building frameworks, risk management, coordination and networking.

Provide leadership and oversight of ministry DME processes for sponsorship and PNF programs, ensuring NO exceeds established standards:

  • Quality Design Monitoring and Evaluation processes and deliverables. Effective monitoring and evaluation systems in place and utilized.

  • Quality multi-year/annual planning and budgeting processes.

  • Quality reporting of programs, projects and the National Office progress and impact on Child Wellbeing.

Provide leadership to Disaster Management as per the country risk profile:

  • Ensure WVIB and its community partner are fully equipped to prepare, cope with and recover from both natural and man-made disasters including but not limited to a abled National Disaster Management institutional arrangement, strong partnership for preparedness, contingency plans, WVI HEA business process, development-humanitarian-peace nexus etc.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • At least 5 years senior leadership experience with a strong track record in grant acquisition/management, strategy, operations, quality assurance and DME in an International Non-Profit organization in conflict and fragile countries.

  • 5 years in SLT roles in operations and/or Quality Assurance.

  • Strong experience in project management.

  • Post graduate university degree in social sciences or development studies.

  • Advanced knowledge/practice of Design Monitoring and Evaluation approaches.

  • Strong competency in proposal writing.

  • Strong command of English and French (written and oral).

  • Confident, good communication skills, attention to detail.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including report-writing and formal communication skills. French would be an added advantage.

  • Mature, committed Christian who is able to lead and inspire others.

  • Ability to engage with governmental, NGO and other senior leaders on issues of justice, child rights and development and maintain effective partnerships.

  • Excellent relationship building and people management skills.

  • Excellent community development & project management skills and thorough understanding of LEAP, the DPA model and ME Partnership frameworks.

  • Excellent supervision skills, including training, mentoring and supporting staff.

  • Excellent computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office and Lotus Notes (or another main email system such as Microsoft Outlook).

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds.

  • Emotional and spiritual maturity and ability to lead a team of professionals.

  • Good understanding of World Vision and Sphere relief standards.

  • Knowledge of and adherence to the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.

  • Ability to exhibit servant leadership and an exemplary lifestyle as interpreted in specific local cultural context.

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • The candidate should have a personal calling, passion for service rather than monetary value as this is a challenging context with basic amenities.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Domestic Travel: 20% Regular internal travel to project areas is required.

  • International Travel: 30% international travel will be required.

  • Ability to work under pressure and in a stressful environment.

  • On call: 10% In emergency and disaster situations, the position will be required to be on-call.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), VisionFund Mali

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Lead the MFI, building an organization that honors Christian values positively impacting the lives of many families and children through the delivery of appropriate financial services and training with a focus on the rural areas of Mali.

Create a self-sustaining business with strong foundations (people, process, systems) that is capable of growing while managing risks.

Manage an effective and efficient operation, delivering to challenging financial and social performance targets.

Work closely with WV to develop integrated livelihoods programs, and obtain funding from the partnership and donors.

Deal with regulatory issues and reinforce RMCR positioning as a top regulated deposit-taking MFI in Mali.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Mission & Purpose & Business Acumen:

  • Delivery on child impact targets.

  • Develops, monitors and implements short and long term business plan.

  • Reports to the board using standard reporting templates on a regular basis.

  • Develops and deliver on key performance indicators for RMCR.

  • Ensures the culture of the whole organization reflects its mission and vision.

  • Develops key performance indicators as per VFI and Board guidelines.

  • Ensure that the plans are cascaded to implementation groups and staff.

Financial Management & Fundraising:

  • Ensures that annual financial projections, reports and budget are prepared for the board on time.

  • Recommends yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manages RMCR’s resources within those budget guidelines.

  • Ensures that effective and efficient financial management system is installed and maintained.

  • RMCR is stably profitable.

  • Develop proposals to acquire and maintain funding, credit lines, and others financial & non-financial resources required to attain VF objectives.

Risk Management & Compliance:

  • Ensures that all loans are prudently disbursed.

  • Ensures savings products are effectively priced and delivered (subject to MFI board approval).

  • Ensures that effective internal control and risk management system is established and maintained.

  • Formulates and implements guidelines, procedures, internal regulations that are consistent with the policies set forth by the Board, VFI and the industry regulators.

  • Ensures that the institution complies with the Central Bank requirements.

People, Leadership & Culture:

  • Provide effective Christ centered leadership & Culture.

  • Ensure recruitment of competent senior and middle management.

  • Ensures effective staff development, succession planning and performance management systems are in place at all levels & Compensation & benefits.

  • Approves and confirms staff appointment, promotion, demotion, termination and transfer.

  • Embodying of People & Culture policies & procedures.

  • Create a culture of performance where talent thrive, staff are engaged & motivated.

Integration & Partnership:

  • Ensure at national office and branch level integration strategies are fully understood, communicated and practiced.

  • Actively promote joint livelihoods projects with World Vision.

  • Ensures that both VFI and RMCR and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image.

  • Develops networks and strategic alliances to positively influence the economic policies.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum a Masters degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management or some other related field.

  • Must have at least ten years of working experience in senior management in a combination of the following: micro-enterprise lending organization, banking institution, a progressive corporate environment, international business, agricultural economics/development, or economic and business development institution.

  • Must have a clear understanding of micro finance industry and technology.

  • Must have worked experience in regulatory environment and better with institution that intermediate savings.

  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team.

  • Capability and willingness to lead the organization forward.

  • Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values.

  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach.

  • Fluent in French and working knowledge of English.

Preferred:

  • Knowledge in microfinance and banking

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Office environment: typical office based and frequent travel to fields (40% traveling and 60% office based).

  • Travel: 90% Domestic 10%

Integrated Programs Director, WV Senegal

*We will be accepting applications until we find the right candidate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. The West Africa Regional Office (WARO) provides oversight to 8 National Offices where World Vision’s focus is programme implementation. The 8 National Offices are Chad, Ghana, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Central Africa Republic.

The West Africa Region is under the oversight and leadership of the Regional Leader (RL). The RL is accountable to the World Vision partnership to hold National Directors accountable for the effective implementation of the whole mission of World Vision in their respective countries through effective strategies & coherent goals and objectives between different entities within the region.

The role of the West Africa Regional Office (WARO) is to provide support and guidance to these National Offices for delivery of the mission of World Vision to implement child-focused transformational development, promote justice through advocacy and provide humanitarian assistance in situations of crisis or emergencies related to natural causes, conflict or other reasons. This position will report directly to the World Vision Senegal National Director and will be a member of the NO’s Senior Leadership Team.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Position is responsible to provide overall strategic leadership, oversight and management support to programs staff for all aspects of Field Operations including Sponsorship and grant funded projects in the National Office. It will provide leadership oversight to the National Office in operationalizing the strategic ministry priorities into programming and ensure all programs are managed effectively and contribute to Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the National Office Strategy.

The position will facilitate effective integration of various lines of ministry and funding streams to achieve program effectiveness. Integration and mainstreaming of Faith and Development, Gender, Disability and Environment, and Peace will be a considered priority of the Integrated Programs Director. The position will ensure that programs meet community and donor accountability requirements in line with World Vision’s policies and standards and provide leadership in external engagement with active donors and partners and prospective investors, Church leaders, the private sector, senior government officials and other NGOs in relevant programming and operational matters.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership, Capacity Development and Strategic Partnering:

  • Provide overall strategic leadership to the IP team.

  • Provides purpose and direction and communicates the vision and goals in a clear and compelling way.

  • Empower a new generation of program leaders and technical specialists within WVS.

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships support spiritual development of his/her team.

  • Provide leadership for effective programming in interfaith contexts.

  • Ensure annual Integrated Programs (IP) budgets for programs are developed, expenditures monitored and corrective actions taken for timely implementation of impactful programs benefiting children.

  • Ensure programs achieve Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the organization's Ministry Framework and Development Approach, and NO’s strategic priorities and program designs.

  • Ensure full and timely execution of the NO AOPs and efficient Budgets utilization.

  • Ensure that Integrated Programs are managed and executed well as per plans within time and budgets, meeting donor and community accountability.

  • Provide leadership for the effective oversight of disaster management and HEA functions, based on Partnership protocols and standards, including the development and implementation of a National office disaster preparedness plan.

  • Facilitate the Program Capability Review and the implementation of the operational aspects of the Organizational Capacity Plan (OCP).

  • Ensure programs achieve Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the organization's Ministry Framework and Development Approach, and NO’s strategic priorities and program designs.

  • Provide oversight to operational risk management, including ensuring the implementation and maintenance of core security requirements.

Strategic Management & Engagements:

  • Ensure that the national office strategy is ambitious, relevant to community and country context and aligned to WVI global strategy.

  • Ensure that national office strategy is understood and cascaded to all levels of the Programs division.

  • Promote innovation among the IPD team to maximize ministry growth and impact.

  • Develop and implement strategies for intentional and mutual learning among IP staff between programs and between other regions (a wider geographical area).

  • Ensure that staff are assisted to understand, internalize and demonstrate the following: World Vision TD Frame - Domains of Change /Child Well-being Aspirations; Child Well-being Outcomes; & Child Well-being Targets, and perspective of poverty.

  • Ensure that all program interventions are supported and implemented as per LEAP, and other partnership and donor standards.

  • Ensure a learning culture, evidence based programming and documentation of best practices and industry standards.

Grants Management:

  • Provide leadership on strengthening management of grant funded projects. Monitor the entire grant management process and ensure proper compliance to donor requirements and regulations, including the sub-grant partners.

  • Manage donor concerns (government/private donors and support offices) ensuring proper resolutions for both parties have been reached.

  • Provide support including prepositioning of World Vision with in-country donor representatives, responding to appropriate requests for applications for bilateral and multilateral sources in coordination with relevant SOs and management of grant funded programs.

  • Provide leadership and support for new Program development, improvement in Program quality and Program transition in line with business plan.

  • Ensure the proper integration of Faith & Development, Advocacy, HEA, sectorial program and cross cutting themes (e.g., Child Protection, Environmental & Climate Change, and Gender) in programming across all funding types.

Accountability and Quality Assurance:

  • Provide leadership for quality programming, innovative designs, monitoring, evaluation, reflection, learning and reporting of all WVS's Program interventions according to WV (including LEAP) and global standards.

  • Ensure that findings and recommendations from various accountability mechanisms such as Peer Review, Operational and Finance Audits, Program evaluations, Program Capability Review, are acted upon in a timely and effective manner.

  • Provide leadership and management and stewardship of donor and organizational resources under the field operations responsibilities.

  • In close working with functional heads, ensure provision of good quality services to programs and programs in turn comply with partnership standards, policies and protocols, including all relevant sections of the Field Finance Manual.

  • In close collaboration with the People & Culture Director, support the hiring processes of program staff to ensure right candidates are recruited, retained and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development.

  • Give support to the Finance Director for effective implementation of internal control systems are implemented to mitigate risks and ensure accountability that will result in good audit ratings.

Networking and Coordination:

  • Ensure effective bilateral and multilateral donor engagement with local, regional and national as needed to strengthen relationships and ensure alignment with priorities.

  • Build and maintain effective communication and partnerships with SO partners at all times.

  • Ensure that local level programming contributes to national level advocacy strategies.

  • In the spirit of twin citizenship, contribute to knowledge sharing and collaborative learning through internal avenues such as the Field Operations Leader CoP.

  • Capacity BuildingProvide strong and positive leadership to the IP department ensuring competent and motivated staff are hired and retained.

  • Support professional and personal development of staff through on­ the-job coaching, identification of learning and training needs and opportunities.

Other:

  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • The position holder should have a Master’s degree in International Development, Program Management, Business Administration, Public Health, Economics, Rural Development or related field.

  • Minimum of 8 years’ experience with a thorough understanding of all areas of project management cycles in a complex, international development organization especially in development and Relief Projects. 7 years should have been at a managerial level.

  • Demonstrated leadership results in complex situations.

  • General understanding of at least four of the following programmatic sectors: Health & Nutrition; Livelihoods & Resilience; Education; WASH; Disaster Risk Reduction; Food Assistance and Emergency Response.

  • Demonstrated record of accomplishment in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.

  • The position holder must be results oriented and team a player.

  • Deep knowledge of WVI working systems, policies and standards will be an advantage.

  • The position holder must be fluent in English and French.

  • Ability to engage at a strategic level with senior government, UN and INGO officials.

  • Ability to lead a multi-cultural team with an empowering and outcome oriented approach.

  • Strong budgetary and financial management skills.

  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.

  • The person must be results oriented, able to handle public relations, able to satisfy donors and a team player.

  • Good interpersonal, organizational and management skills.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Ability to work on a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.

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

  • Computer literate.

  • Professional Certificate in Portfolio and/or Program Management with accredited institutions.

  • Excellent in written and spoken English. French would be added advantage.

  • Strong skills in time management and ability to meet strict deadlines.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience in preparing and facilitating large group meetings.

  • Good information presentation skills.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

Grants Compliance Director

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Grants Compliance Director will lead the efforts, across the partnership to assure WVI is managing the supply chain related risks of all types of grants effectively. This includes close coordination with donors, support offices, global, regional and national office supply chain teams and other stake holders all levels. In addition, this role will be leading Supply Chain Data Analysis and have input to the management of supply chain governance documents (Supply Chain Policies, Processes, SOPs and Business Rules) including assessment of their applicability, identification of gaps, managing exception approval process.

Increased attention to grants helps achieve World Vision’s Strategic Mandates 2 & 3 (Strengthening Grass Roots Capacity, and Growing Resources). It is important to manage grants in compliance with donor regulations and ensuring timely delivery of project activities. Accordingly, Global Supply Chain has a clear mandate to set strategies, policies, standards, controls and especially capacity building of National Office Supply Chain teams

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

Business Requirements:

  • Proactively engage with Donors, Support Offices (SOs), GAM Teams, Finance Business Partners and other stakeholders ensuring good coordination, adequate information sharing, embedding the Supply Chain Management function in the Grant Acquisition and management process.

  • Engage with GAM Team in annual grant forecasting, review the progress of grant pipeline plans and identification of future trends and functional needs / readiness.

Donor Procurement Governance Management:

  • Provide orientation to Donors & SOs program officers regarding WVI Supply Chain Management Governance Documents & Tools. (Policies, Processes, SOPs, Business Rules and ProVision environment).

  • Identify gaps between WVI & Donor policies and procedures, evaluate the impacts and mitigate risk.

Training and Capacity Building:

  • Lead & coordinate initiatives on grant capacity building in collaboration with various Support Offices and Regional Offices, Capacity Building Working Group, Finance Business Partners and other Stakeholders.

  • Review effectiveness of current staff capacity building models, seek to replicate best practices.

  • Maintain key WV grant resources, materials and databases.

  • Maintain a roster of grant certified staff and coordinate deployment of staff as needed.

  • Mentoring of Regional Grants Supply Chain Management point persons on grant management.

Monitoring Tool of Grant Execution:

  • Coordinate with Global Centre Financial Reporting and Business Intelligence Team in developing a Global Grant Performance Dashboard.

  • Globally rollout such monitoring tool at Regional Office (RO) and National Office (NO) level.

Control and Compliance:

  • Provide leadership in evaluating potential risk exposure in grants management & develop annual risk mitigation plans.

  • Coordinate with SO/Regional grant staff in developing strategies to address high priority areas.

  • With particular focus on Global Fund grants, develop initiatives to ensure adequate oversight of multi-lateral funding not assigned to SOs.

  • Evaluate risks exposure on new operational delivery models with close collaboration with Finance Business Partner and other Stake Holders. (Cash programs – cash vouchers, E-wallets, Implementing through Partners).

  • Recommend innovative solutions and tools to continuously improve grant supply chain management and adapt to the rapidly changing grant landscape.

  • Resolve/address short-term issues and action items regarding grant compliance coming from grant stakeholder groups.

Global Supply Chain Management Documentation Management:

  • This role will be leading the Supply Chain Management Data Analysis and have input to the management of Supply Chain Management Governance Documents (Policies, Processes, SOPs and Business Rules) including assessment of their

  • applicability, identification of gaps, managing exception approval process.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience working with Non-Governmental Organisation’s grants management teams and or Donor grants management teams.

Understanding of NGO cross cultural environment and commercial and legal risks in NGO working contexts.

Proven experience at Strategic Leadership level (preferably in Supply Chain Management) with working experience in grant related projects.

Degree in Supply Chain Management or Commerce or Law or equivalent professional qualification. Post graduate qualifications and or CIPS certification will be looked upon favorably.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Substantive experience working in the INGO sector dealing with multiple donor funds and meeting different donor requirements.

CIPS, Legal or Commercial Contracts experience.

Demonstratable experience in successful leading initiatives related to compliance and capacity building.

Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders to reach consensus and execution of plans.

Work Environment/Travel:

Ability and willingness to travel anywhere that World Vision operates, including international travel, up to 30% of the time.