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Operations Manager, WV Somalia

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To provide leadership to WV Operations in Puntland state of Somalia, lead the implementation and coordination of World Vision Somalia’s Global Fund, Somalia Resilience program (SomRep) and bilateral grants toward the achievement of child well-being. The Operations Manager will oversee a portfolio of multi sectorial projects, providing leadership in design, implementation, integration, reporting and fund-raising.

The position holder will ensure risk-sensitive, pro-active, finance and support service provision to the program. The incumbent will spearhead responsible and effective stewardship of WV resources.

The Operations Manager will serve as the field-level representative for all World Vision programs, ensuring coordination and information-sharing mechanisms are in place with relevant government, community, cluster and humanitarian stakeholders and that the program takes leadership roles whenever possible in these forums.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure Operational Effectiveness:

  • Manage a portfolio of multi-sector grants to ensure they end on-time, on-target, within budget, and meet the highest quality reporting standards.

  • Develop a culture of excellence with regards to the planning and implementation of projects.

  • Ensure proper coordination with support sectors and PDQA to promote information sharing, effective implementation, and joint program design and planning.

  • Strengthen the management of WV flagships especially GF and SomRep in the regions.

  • Take measures to ensure that all programs are adequately supported.

  • Ensure effective coordination of Response activities in the region.

Lead Operational, Programmatic Planning, Implementation, Monitoring and Reporting:

  • Develop growth strategy detailing sectorial opportunities and geographical demarcations for future growth.

  • Spearhead integrated programming and proposal development, developing and monitoring integration plans.

  • Ensure strategic programmatic and operational plans are in place, operationalized and continuously improving (e.g. Strategy, Annual Budget, Integration Plan, GIK Plan, RDPP).

  • Ensure adherence to key humanitarian standards and sector standards, actively following up on Technical Team Leads recommendations and monitoring uptake.

  • Ensure National Office Strategy is contextualized, understood and implemented in conjunction with key stakeholders.

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of trust for the creation and delivery of high quality, effective and accountable programming.

Foster Internal and External Engagement:

  • Ensure WV is engaged in government, donor and coordination mechanism; holding staff accountable to represent WV in the relevant forums and document WV engagement.

  • Strengthen existing WV information-sharing mechanism to promote coordination.

  • Develop strategic networks enabling World Vision to leverage a collective voice in favour of children and their families, communities and partners.

  • Promote WV leadership at key government and coordination mechanism.

  • Ensure representation of all World Vision Flagship, SomRep and bilateral programs.

  • Foster formal government and community engagement and coordination.

  • Ensure engagement with other agencies to promote better coordination, joint-action and partnership.

Ensure Systems are in Place to Promote Audit Compliance and Good Stewardship:

  • Ensure all key policies and procedures are in place and in use.

  • Promote efficient use of ministry resources, developing and monitoring systems which promote good stewardship.

  • Ensure awareness of, and full compliance with donor and Support Offices requirements, including the timely preparation and submission of quality narrative and financial reports.

  • Working closely with the Finance and Support Services Manager, support Program teams to develop, manage and monitor project budgets, ensuring value for money and that project expenditure is within agreed budgets.

  • Facilitate the implementation of audit recommendations.

  • Spearhead risk planning and ensure control measures are in place and in use.

  • Lead in the identification and resolution of challenges which impact audit compliance and/or contribute to risk.

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of good stewardship and accountable ministry.

  • Ensure that National offices systems, guidelines and strategic initiatives communicated and in use by staff.

Staff Management and Capacity Building:

  • Ensure good quality staff are attracted, retained and developed in the organization.

  • Ensure there is a clear staff retention and succession plan in place especially for national staff.

  • Effectively line manage and coach the Project Senior level staff, ensuring a shared vision, team work, effective communication and active engagement in decision-making and management approaches.

  • Ensure effective people management systems are in place, monitored and in-use.

  • Implement existing performance management mechanisms, ensuring good participation and quality results to promote staff engagement and a culture of excellence.

  • Cultivate an atmosphere of local staff empowerment and motivation leading to their active participation in program initiatives.

  • Foster a culture of trust and mutual respect, encouraging local staff engagement in planning, management and decision-making.

Ensure Safe and Secure Working Environment:

  • Ensure security mitigation measures in-place and in-use.

  • Ensure adherence to Core Security Requirements by timely implementation of security recommendations.

  • Promote a culture of security awareness and risk reduction among staff.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Advanced degree in Development/Humanitarian Emergencies Studies and Project Management. Relevant Sector specialty.

  • Capacity to provide solid leadership and decision-making for efficient and effective program implementation.

  • Strong problem solving, interpersonal and negotiation skills.

  • Proactive problem-solver able to unravel and solve multiple complex challenges.

  • A minimum of 5 years of progressive management experience in complex/ protracted emergencies and recovery operations.

  • Experience in program design, monitoring and evaluation in a complex humanitarian context.

  • Proven ability to manage a large and diverse program portfolio with multiple donors.

  • Knowledge of humanitarian industry including sphere standards, NGO code of conduct and humanitarian charter.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Must demonstrate familiarity with EU, USAID, DFID, and CIDA grant compliance and procedures. Willingness to assume other project tasks as required.

  • Experience in staff security and safety management for humanitarian organizations in complex and insecure environments is a must.

  • Very strong organizational, management and communication skills.

  • Must demonstrate experience in managing diverse teams.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Country Program Director – WV Laos

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Laos Country Program Director will lead, direct, develop and manage all aspects of World Vision’s Field Office in Laos, ensuring ministry impact of the highest, cost effective quality and accountability according to the relevant

policies, protocols and standards of World Vision.

The Laos Country Program Director will:

  • Provide strategy and leadership to the World Vision Laos team.

  • Provide strong operational management of all aspects of WV Laos program.

  • Develop strong ministry objectives where communities, Government agencies and donors/supporters are able to directly contribute to the achievement of child well-being outcomes.

  • Actively engage in and support funding acquisition.

  • Carry out engagement activities with partners and other stakeholders.

  • Provide strategic leadership for Our Voice action plan and support people and culture management for World Vision Laos.

  • Provide leadership to financial management including having low administrative cost.

  • Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, standards and requirements, including local country requirements.

  • Ensure all risks are minimized and managed well.

  • Be a role model of being a servant leader - living and leading following Christian principles.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy and Leadership:

  • Provide leadership, encouragement and support to the office and staff in Laos with the support and guidance of WV Cambodia Senior team and National Director.

  • Plan for and implement a Laos strategy and multi-year business plan.

  • Provide strategic leadership to the Laos staff, supporting and managing all operations in WV Laos to ensure implementation is efficient and effective and meets the goals and objectives of the World Vision, donors and community partners.

Operational Management:

  • Develop annual operating program plans and budgets for Laos to ensure they are in accordance with the country strategy, and World Vision International’s Core Documents, policies, protocols and strategic imperatives.

  • Ensure a relevant, timely and accurate flow of management and operational reports to meet reporting standards of the support and donor partners.

  • Strengthen evidence-based programming, and enable operations staff to use evidence for improved decision making.

  • Support Zonal Managers and AP teams with situation analysis, baselines, design framework, concept paper and proposal writing, multi-year and annual planning and budgeting.

  • Ensure the sectoral integration and implementation of advocacy to positively influence child well-being.

  • Ensure that Laos specific Security and Safety requirements are developed and in place, including setting standards, performance requirements, monitoring security status, and responding to security incidents when escalated.

  • Develop and maintain capacity to respond promptly to all Category I and II emergency relief responses.

Ministry Objectives:

  • Support and guide the Program Quality Associate Director in ensuring all programs and projects are integrated so that a true holistic approach to transformational development is found in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the work of WV in Laos.

  • Define a clear landscape view of the needs of communities in Laos, identifying need at community, area and country levels particularly MVC to enable the story to be told to donors/supporters.

  • Support Laos staff in identifying and fostering connections between communities and donors/supporters with a focus on both the quality of Ministry and the donor/supporter experience.

  • Facilitate a strong and effective working relationship between Area Program Managers and Program Quality Technical Staff.

Funding Acquisition:

  • Provide key role in the development of a funding strategy for the Laos office, in coordination with WV Cambodia National Director and its Director Strategy & Programme Quality.

  • Support prepositioning to secure new funding opportunities, including through establishing networks and relationships with key stakeholders in order to position the office appropriately to secure funding going forward.

  • Ensure the financial sustainability of World Vision ministry in Laos through a proactive approach to funding acquisition and marketing World Vision’s programs to potential donors/supporters.

  • Contribute to the view of pipeline projects, resources and expense forecast for funding future.

Public Engagement:

  • Represent WV Laos to government, ensuring WV’s registration and Project MoU are got on a timely basis adhering to all the laws and policies of Lao PDR.

  • Ensure renewals and fulfillment of joint protocols and agreements including MoUs are done in line with WV’s identity as an international partnership of Christian and with WV Core Values and Mission Statement.

  • Support Public Engagement Director in securing all necessary government approvals, including MOUs on a timely basis.

  • Represent World Vision to key partner agencies, UN agencies, local and international non-government organizations, churches, media, donors and community leaders.

  • Lead and facilitate strategies to raise awareness of and advocate for change in key issues within the country. Ensure WV is positioned as a leading NGO in promoting the wellbeing of children and families in the communities where WV works.

  • Represent WV in INGO steering committee.

People Management:

  • Provide performance-based leadership that builds and motivates effective teams to achieve the complex scope of World Vision’s ministry and ensures accountability through appropriate performance management.

  • Review and approve the office succession plan to ensure that proper capacity is in place and the succession plan is updated and executed.

  • Develop and coach the senior leadership team in Laos.

  • Ensure gender and ethnic diversity at all levels according to relevant policies and guidelines.

  • Ensure the protocols and procedures for staff security, child protection, risk management, stress management and staff care are implemented and monitored.

  • Work in collaboration with the Cambodia Field Office and its leadership to ensure appropriate strategic, technical quality ministry and functional support is available to the Laos team is provided where needed.

Financial Management:

  • Exercise good stewardship over all resources by maintaining financial control, procedures and records, according to accountability standards required by World Vision International.

  • Ensure the management and regular, systematic review of all budgets, project funding, expenditures and accomplishment of ministry objectives and ensure all programs and projects remain with budget.

  • Oversee compliance with all relevant sections of the Field Financial Manual including proper accounting systems and practices.

  • Work in partnership with the Cambodia Field Office to ensure appropriate strategic and technical Finance support is available to the Finance team in Laos.

  • Ensure Supply Chain Management principles and procedures are followed to reduce risk and possibility of implementing ProVison.

  • Ensure agreed Administrative cost % is maintained by having continuous process improvement.

Compliance:

  • Ensure the office complies with both WV and all local legal requirements and standards.

  • Represent World Vision in courts, if required.

  • Ensure the WV Laos team consistently manages and applies all aspects of the WVI Enterprise Risk Management system.

  • Ensure and oversee proper mechanisms for Adult safety and Child Protection (Safeguarding) and other WVI Standards and Principles implementation.

Christian Leadership:

  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, maturity and integrity as an example to staff and to commend World Vision to various publics.

  • Ensure that spiritual formation for staff results in regular worship, prayer, and biblical reflection that leads to transformational ministry and spiritually active staff.

  • Ensure appropriate Christian witness strategy which are legally allowable by the Government of Laos.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Degree in international development, business administration, social science, management or related discipline, preferably at Masters level.

  • Significant leadership experience particularly in driving organizational and cultural change programs.

  • Experience in establishing an office or organization, including developing strategy, system, structure and having prior experience in changing organizational culture.

  • Previous demonstrable success in providing a high level of representational engagement in a complex environment.

  • Experience in managing Development/Relief and Advocacy programs.

  • Cross-cultural leadership skill - candidates must have experiences working globally in different context and especially in an Asian culture.

  • Having prior experience in working with a Government in a socialist country.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Inspirational leadership.

  • Visionary and strategic abilities.

  • Excellent people and representational skills.

  • Ability to work under pressure and make key decisions that impact the safety and wellbeing of WV staff.

  • Cross cultural skills – good understanding of country political, social-economic and cultural context.

  • Cross cultural sensitivity- flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, and demonstrated ability to communicate cross-culturally.

  • Good interpersonal skills with ability to build personal and team-based relationships with staff, partners, leaders at all level and especially with Government.

  • A firm understanding of complex security environments is essential.

  • Good analytical skills and a demonstrated ability to think creatively and innovatively, preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Operations are spread country wide, so ability to travel on a monthly basis to project sites is helpful.

Portfolio Manager

Position: Portfolio Manager

PURPOSE OF POSITION

  • World Vision is seeking a Portfolio Manager to lead our growing portfolio of education projects in Syria. The Portfolio Manager will be managing 2 grants managers and lead on expanding the portfolio. They will supervise project staff and partner agencies to ensure strong grant implementation.

  • The Portfolio Manager will provide leadership in project development, planning, implementation and monitoring. They will provide day-to-day management to achieve high quality results in line with acceptable project norms relevant to the established goals, objectives and operating policies. They will supervise the financial management of the grant/portfolio in relation to projects’ goals and objectives, monthly activity schedule, timing of expenditures, budgets, etc.

  • The Portfolio Manager will be the focal point for external representation of World Vision in the relevant sector groups for Syria, sitting on the relevant Working Groups and coordination bodies, as well as liaising with donors and partners as appropriate.

  • The Portfolio Manager will work with World Vision’s MEAL Coordinator, Procurement staff and field monitors inside Syria to develop and implement remote monitoring standards, systems and processes to ensure the highest standards of risk management

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

MANAGEMENT

  1. Provide overall leadership and supervision of the team assigned under portfolio;

  2. Assure that portfolio has sectorial alignment where possible;

  3. Assure that assigned projects are properly planned and implemented to meet agreed upon results, timelines and budgets;

  4. Assure that assigned projects are adequately resourced and staffed to ensure effective implementation;

  5. Facilitate reporting on progress of portfolio implementation;

  6. Analyze effectiveness and efficiency of portfolio implementation and introduce corrective measures where needed.

STAFF / PARTNER MANAGEMENT

  1. Determine staffing requirements and facilitate hiring and orientation;

  2. Facilitate staff training and development;

  3. Set objectives for staff, monitor their performance and provide feedback;

  4. In collaboration with the Head of Operations and Partner Capacity Building Coordinator identify areas for staff/partner development;

  5. Deliver and/or arrange technical and operational capacity building of staff and partners

  6. Ensure staff wellbeing;

  7. Build and maintain string relationships with partners to facilitate effective partnership on projects under portfolio;

  8. Work with the partnership coordinator in the Syria Country Office to ensure the agency maintains an understanding of partnership challenges and opportunities across Syria

COORDINATION

  1. Identify challenges emerging in coordination with other functions (Finance, Procurement, Admin and Security) and partners and introduce corrective measures where appropriate (focus on individual problem solving);

  2. Coordinate interventions with other agencies, working groups and clusters;

  3. Engage with regional technical advisers to ensure the program is delivered to a high technical standard;

  4. Conduct regular meetings with Syria-based and Jordan based staff who fall under portfolio;

  5. Represent World Vision in external coordination meetings (Clusters, WGs) and play a constructive role contributing to the development of best practice approaches and sharing lessons in the WGs.

RISK MANAGEMENT

  1. Work with the MEAL Coordinator to review, design and refine remote monitoring protocols and ensure they are being applied to the project portfolios;

  2. Review and update risk and contingency plans to account for changes in the operating context;

  3. Ensure strong systems are in place to detect and deter fraud, waste and diversion and to rapidly report incidents to senior management;

  4. Ensure that systems are in place for all portfolio projects to ensure end-to-end verification of the delivery of supplies and to monitor partner procurement;

  5. Train and mentor portfolio staff and partner staff on risk management and risk mitigation.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Minimum of 5 years’ operational humanitarian experience with minimum of 3 years in a leadership role in an emergency context;

  • Experience in remote management;

  • Proven experience in training, including development of training materials.

  • Masters or Post Graduate University degree in Education, Social Sciences, International Development or other related majors

  • Comprehensive knowledge of International Human Rights Law, International Humanitarian Law, Refugee Law, the relevant positions of the UN, ICRC and major NGOs on protection of civilians in particular of IDPs and refugees, women and children, the codes of conduct, the Humanitarian Charter, The Sphere Project, INEE minimum standards etc.;

  • Strong English communication skills (oral and written);

  • Cultural sensitivity and adaptability;

  • Strong communication skills with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior members of the humanitarian community as well as with field practitioners;

  • Excellent networking skills;

  • High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills;

  • Ability to work with a reasonably level of comfort in high tension and high security risk situations;

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships;

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies;

  • Understands work from a process point of view and uses measurement and accountability systems effectively;

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency;

  • Knowledge of Syria specific context and cross-border assistance.

  • Knowledge of Arabic

Field Officer (Shelter & CASH Programming)

BACKGROUND

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. We are a community of close to 40,000 staff working across the world to help change the lives of vulnerable children. Our supporters, partners and staff join forces with communities on the ground to help children enjoy good health, be educated for life, experience the love of God and their neighbors and be cared for, protected and participating in addressing issues that affect their lives. World Vision has been active in Zimbabwe since 1973. Our operations are spread across 9 out of 10 provinces, with a majority of over 1.75 million beneficiaries in rural areas. Our current programs focus on improving the well-being of boys and girls in three priority sectors: health and nutrition, livelihoods and education. We also focus on child protection, gender and disabilities, emergency assistance and resilience building as cross cutting priorities across our programs. If you share the same vision, JOIN US and contribute to life in all its fullness for the children and communities we serve.

JOB TITLE: Field Officer (Shelter & CASH Programming)

LOCATION: Chipinge / Chimanimani Districts

PURPOSE OF POSITION

  • To lead the implementation of the Shelter and Cash for Work component of the ECHO funded cyclone response project in Chimanimani district and to coordinate implementation in a manner that will ensure achievement of project targets and milestones including ensuring compliance to Donor and World Vision policy requirements /guidelines.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Working closely with M & E team and Project team leader, support the identification of project beneficiaries in line with programme documents

  • Coordinate assessment of damaged housing shelter and consolidate preparation of BoQs needed for construction rehabilitation works in project target locations

  • Facilitate procurement of materials from approved suppliers working in close collaboration with WV Supply Chain team and in line with organisational and donor policies, systems and procedures.

  • Supervise and provide technical support to project construction activities

  • Conduct regular and ongoing technical monitoring of and reporting on construction activities, ensuring adherence to the Core Humanitarian Standard, SPHERE standards for humanitarian action and WV Safeguarding policy

  • Ensure efficient utilisation and full accountability for project resources including building materials

  • Conduct staff and community trainings and other capacity building initiatives

  • Coordinate inspection of Shelter construction/ rehabilitation works by local RDCs and Public Works inspectors

  • Participate in relevant coordination meetings at district and national level

  • Co-ordinate with other relief and development Agencies, Local Authorities and Government stakeholders in the District in ensuring that food security and development intervention strategies are targeted to the appropriate target population.

  • Assist district team to plan, implement, monitor and evaluate approved activities as per programs design.

  • Ensure that all targeted cash recipients receive their monthly entitlements on time and with rightful calculations as prescribed by World Vision and Donor procedures.

  • Visit target communities on regular basis to get their perceptions and experience so as to assist in planning and development relevant community-oriented and sustainable programs

  • Prepare district work-plans and progress reports (weekly, bi-weekly, monthly and quarterly) as defined by the project guidelines.

  • Facilitate the identification designing and implementing of appropriate training needs for district staff and local communities.

  • Conduct and contribute to regular coordination meetings

  • Participate in any other job related activities assigned by superiors.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • A minimum of a Diploma in Civil Engineering or Journeyman Bricklayer qualification Class 1 with over 5 years’ experience in construction sector with traceable references

  • Proven organizational planning and managerial skills

  • Demonstrate ability in the design and effective use of training materials

  • Computer literate

  • Clean class 4 drivers' licence is a must

  • Ability to speak English and local languages

Development Facilitator - Kurbin Area Program

Position: Development Facilitator

Work location: Kurbin, World Vision Albania

Deadline of applications: 30 June 2019

Type: Fixed term, Full time

Purpose of Position:

The purpose of the position is to serve as a catalyst, partnership facilitator, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the emergence and strengthening of community-led initiatives to improve and sustain the well-being of children and their families.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Build close and constructive relationships and actively learn within partner communities in order to understand their realities and facilitate development processes effectively

  • Work with stakeholders in a range of different development relationships towards the well-being of children in the communities.

  • Communicate effectively World Vision’s identity, mission, vision, values and our approach to work in ways that are contextually appropriate and clear.

  • Ensure that dialogue includes whole communities and stakeholders inclusive of their diversity.

  • Encourage and enable communities to share and learn from their own experiences in the respective Area Program.

  • Assist and support Area Program team leader in preparing annual budget based on the agreed targets.

  • Plan the Technical Program/Sponsorship activities in annual and intermediate planning.

  • Ensure monthly planning of activities in the Area Program level.

  • Ensure implementation of Technical Program /Sponsorship activities in Area Program level upon agreed plans strategically developed and ensure the active participation of registered children, but not only.

  • Ensure that cross cutting themes are considered in all activities as advised by respective Project Coordinator/Sponsorship Manager.

  • Ensure the following up of cases in collaboration with the partners and duty barriers according to the WV guidelines.

  • Support the Area Program team leader in Area Program level narrative reporting.

  • Responsible for expenditure of budget as per cash flow and preparation of financial reports as per requirements.

  • Actively search for new partners within the Area Program, identify how these partners can work together towards shared priorities for child well-being.

  • Facilitate an empowering approach to formation of new community organizations and other partners in the area.

  • Facilitate with the support of Area Program team leader the process of partners capacity assessment and draft a plan of building the partner’s capacities.

  • Work with partners to coordinate efforts to enable integration, synergy and prevent duplication of interventions.

  • Assist stakeholders and community partners to identify and mobilize community resources needed for project implementation.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Degree in social science, or related subjects to development or relevant years of work experience.

  • Experience with faith, community based and child focused empowerment programs (Preferred).

  • Previous relevant experience, including at least one year of development facilitation in and with communities (Preferred).

  • Experience with program assessment, design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation processes.

  • Strong understanding of community-led development work.

  • Strong facilitation skills, including catalyzing, connecting, and building the capacity of community groups.

  • Creative and able to apply innovative thinking, partnership building and problem solving skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity, abilities to work as a team.

  • Good analytical and writing skills; Basic understanding of design, monitoring, and evaluation.

  • Computer literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

  • Effective in written and oral communication; able to speak and write with a proper standard of English (Preferred)

  • B category driving license is essential (Three years of active driving).

While we appreciate all applications received, only those selected for the next phase of recruitment process will be contacted.

WVV AP Development Facilitator - Nam Giang, Quang Nam

WORK CONTEXT / BACKGROUND:

World Vision is a Christian relief and development organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities living in poverty. World Vision serves all people regardless of religion, race, ethnicity or gender. As a child-focused organization, World Vision’s (WV) work focuses on children, ensuring they are protected and their basic needs are met. WVV has a total income of around US$ 19,000,000 (FY17) with funding from 16 support countries in Europe, Asia, the Americas and Australia. Funding of WVV consists of sponsorship program funding (70%) and Private Non Sponsorship (PNS)/Grants (30%). World Vision International-Vietnam employs about 430 staff, of which 99% are Vietnamese nationals.

In 2018, World Vision Vietnam is implementing 37 Area Programmes (APs) which operate in 5 zones: North 1 (Hoa Binh, Dien Bien), North 2 (Yen Bai, Tuyen Quang), North 3 (Hung Yên, Thanh Hoa, Hai Phong), Central (Quang Tri, Quang Nam, Danang) and South (Quang Ngai, Binh Thuan, Ho Chi Minh, DakNong). WVV’s APs focus within one administrative district of a province which usually populated by ethnic minority people with very high rates of poverty. A uniqueness of WVV’s AP approach and structure is that team members are based at district level where the AP is located, which enables them to work closely with government partners and communities on a daily basis. Beside the APs, WVV is also implementing different Special and Grant Projects to meet the specific needs of vulnerable children in both AP and non-AP areas.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To serve as a catalyst, partnership broker, and builder of the capacity of local partners, facilitating the development process toward the improved and sustained well-being of children within their families and community, especially the most vulnerable children.

To manage the technical projects in assigned communes

ROLE DIMENSIONS:

1.Community Engagement and Sponsorship: (Time spent: 50%)

Planning:

Facilitate partnering/ networking with and connections among different local stakeholders (formal and informal community groups, businesses, NGOs and

local government agencies, etc.) to mobilize resources for the well-being of children

Raise awareness of local partners and community in assigned commune on WV’s Christian identity and values, child focused and community based

development approach

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in AP planning and annual community review and planning

Facilitate AP planning activities at the assigned communes

Facilitate annual community review and planning at the assigned communes

Support communities and partners to develop and implement the community-based disaster preparedness plans

Monitoring:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in the assigned communes in shared monitoring

Facilitate shared monitoring activities and reports

Facilitate refection meetings with participation of communities

Facilitate annual program effectiveness/ PAF self-review and community based groups self-review

Child participation and protection:

Strengthen child clubs and children led community initiatives

Promote the use of child friendly tools such as photo voice, body map, river of life to increase child participation and voice in the

community

Strengthen child protection committees in the assigned communes

MVC inclusion:

Facilitate capacity building for communities and local partners in MVC mapping

Facilitate the process of MVC mapping and updates

Utilize MVC mapping results for program planning and support – to make sure MVC are included and best benefiting from technical

project interventions/ models

Document best practices, lesion learnt and MSC (Most Significant Change) stories of MVC and their families

Micro projects:

Strengthen community based groups the assigned communes and build capacity for them in micro projects planning

Identify and engage communities and partners in micro projects

Facilitate the community based groups in development and implementation of micro projects

Facilitate community based groups in monitoring and reporting of micro projects.

Sponsorship integration:

Include RC in project activities and monitor participation and benefits of RC and their families

Coordinate the child registration and well-being monitoring of children, including RC in assigned communes as per sponsorship standards

through the SR volunteer network

2. Program Management in assigned communes: (Time spent: 50%)

Implementation of Technical Models

  • Work closely with TPOs to introduce and build capacity for local partners on technical project models, guidelines, tools

  • Facilitate the implementation of technical models in alignment with the standard guidelines (cost norms..) and tools

  • Work closely with TPO and technical local partners to facilitate the supportive supervision process in assigned communes to ensure technical quality of the project models

  • Mainstream CCT (CPPa, gender, environment, disability) in all project activities whenever appropriate

  • Document best practices and advocate for the replication of technical project models to larger scale

  • Monitor and report (ITT and narrative) on the progress of Technical Projects (monthly, semi-annually, annually)

  • Facilitate communities and partners to participate in the baseline survey and evaluation in assigned communes

Financial Management

  • Manage resources with integrity and stewardship, in compliance with WVV’s financial policies and procedures.

  • Coordinate procurement and strategic sourcing in assigned commune

KNOWLEDGE – SKILL – ABILITIES

  • Bachelor degree, preferably in education, public health, community development, social work.

  • Conceptual understanding of and commitment to development work, especially Christian, child-focused, community-based development concepts, approaches and processes.

  • Basic knowledge and understanding of key aspects of development work; including child protection, nutrition /health, livelihoods, resilience, advocacy, cross-cutting themes (e.g. gender, environment, disability, child participation).

  • Skills in facilitation of development processes, including organisation, mobilisation and influence of partners (especially at commune level) and partnering among different development partners.

  • Demonstrated capacity in project management, with conceptual understanding and required competency in DME functions (e.g. Facilitate monitoring processes with partners and community, analyze and interpret monitoring data).

  • Strong interpersonal skills and well-developed written and oral communications skills in Vietnamese.

  • Good English skill.

  • Solid computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and email.

  • Ability to think critically and reflect.

  • Ability to lead own learning and development

  • At least 2 years work experience in community development.

  • Experience in program implementation, community mobilization and participatory approach would be an advantage.

  • Experience in capacity building for local stakeholders/partners.

  • Experience of working with children and ethnic minorities

  • Based at district level

  • Working in team environment and under minimum supervision

World Vision Vietnam is a Christian non-government organization. Applicants having working experience in a similar kind of organization will be an advantage.

Our contact details are:

People and Culture Department – Ms. Nguyen Thi Thanh Hang

World Vision International - Vietnam

Address: No. 07 Vu Van Dung Street, Son Tra District, Danang, Viet Nam

Tel: 0236 3812 041 (Ext:25)

We give equal opportunity to every candidate, regardless of religion, race and gender.

A competitive salary, benefits and career development opportunity will be offered and commensurate with the experience, qualifications and responsibilities.

Program Officer

Position: Program Officer

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The World Vision Syria Country Office, based in Jordan/Amman is seeking a qualified and highly motivated Program Officer to support the Grant Acquisition and Management team. Under the lead of the GAM Manager the PO will support in the planning funding, implementation, evaluation and reporting of respective program operations. This PO position will focus heavily on proposal coordination and design, as well as ensuring regular project reporting and donor compliance. It will also include donor/SO/partner engagement and information management.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Grants Acquisition

  1. Coordinate project design, implementation, and evaluation with all relevant staff, using the defined processes.

  2. Develop concept papers and prepare proposals to major donors, in coordination with technical specialists, finance and procurement staff and SOs.

  3. Monitor funding status for each sector of the program to identify possible funding gaps and ensure smooth transitions from one grant to the next.

  4. Obtain funding for program’s unfunded sections by identifying grants.

Grants Management

  1. Prepare monthly, annual and end-of-project narrative reports, newsletters, situational reports and other reports as necessary.

  2. Link with the operations and finance departments to ensure the compiling/collating of major donor management reports.

  3. Monitor program's progress ensuring goals and objectives are achieved and non-financial grant requirements are adhered to.

  4. Ensure that program implementation is in line with the principles of the Red Cross Code of Conduct, SPHERE standards and relevant WV internal standards and policies.

  5. Provide program update to key WV support offices and the regional office.

  6. Support Grant Managers and DME to implement technical and managerial evaluations as required

Partnership & External Relations

  1. Develop and maintain strong relationships and information sharing with Support Office representatives.

  2. Partner selection for new project opportunities and capacity building in GAM for partners

  3. Support the programs team to identify potential partners to work with and through in projects.

  4. Ensure alignment with WV’s established external engagement, GAM, partnering steps, and response strategies.

  5. Assist the Response Manager and Programme Manager with representation of WV and networking with NGOs and local donor delegations.

Information Management

  1. Update and maintain HORIZON database

  2. Ensure project filing according to Audit requirements

Strategy Development & Other Assist in annual operating plan preparation including: design, needs assessment, proposal writing, marketing, evaluation and reporting.

Other Responsibilities

HEA

Be aware of the emergency procedures in a response and ensure that necessary preparedness measures have been implemented

Security Measures

  1. Be familiar with WV security plan

  1. Follow security policies, rules, procedures and instructions

  1. Follow WVI policies for prog/proj security management

  • Represent WV in an appropriate and professional manner

  • Contribute to a healthy team spirit and team work

  • Adhere to WV Child Protection policy and standards and stay committed to WV vision statement and core values;

  • Perform other relevant tasks assigned by the direct supervisor;

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Bachelors degree in Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations or related field.

  • Masters degree in Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations or related field. (Preferred)

  • Experience in large scale humanitarian emergencies

  • Understanding of project design and proposal writing.

  • Basic understanding of the workings of major donors, such as USAID, UN, CIDA, Aus Aid etc.

  • Good understanding of World Vision and Sphere relief standards, as well as the Red Cross and NGO Code of Conduct.

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills

  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.

  • Ability to pursue thoroughness and appropriate attention to detail.

  • Ability to express self clearly in all forms of writing.

  • Ability to identify gaps, trends, priorities and key issues.

  • Ability to describe key aspects and issues of relief, development and advocacy.

  • Ability to maintain strong links with major NGO’s, donors and government agencies.

  • Ability to explain WV’s work in relation to issues of poverty, power, justice and peace.

  • Ability to respect and relate appropriately to people of other faiths.

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships

  • Ability to interpret and present information with influence and impact.

  • Self-starter who can work independently under pressure

  • Completed a recognised personal security course in the past 3 years

  • Knowledge of WV’s field operations, either in the relief or development context.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina

  • Ability to manage work life and work without supervision

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources

Senior Programs Officer, WV Mozambique

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Senior Program Officer will lead all aspects of grants acquisition, helping to secure funding from major institutional donors to support the life-changing work implemented by World Vision in Mozambique. The current World Vision grants portfolio includes significant grant funding from USAID, the Global Fund, the USDA and the World Bank, as well as period humanitarian funding from OFDA, DFID, EFSP and WFP. This funding supports humanitarian and development work in food security, health (mostly HIV and malaria control) and education. Significant potential exists in Mozambique to expand the World Vision funding portfolio to in the areas education, livelihoods, climate change and agricultural

development. A critical part of this role will be to lead the program, donor and partner engagement and represent World Vision in Mozambique with existing and prospective donors, with a view to diversifying the existing income portfolio. Key tasks for the Senior Program Officer will include leading project and programme design, proposal development, information management and reporting. In addition, the Senior Program Officer will support the implementation of our existing and new grants through start-up workshops, donor reporting as well as a range of tasks relating to quality assurance and compliance. This will ensure that the Senior Program Officer develops a deep understanding of the

achievements, capacity and challenges for World Vision in Mozambique, supporting them in their resource acquisition work. The Senior Program Officer will have proven capacity in project design, donor engagement and grants acquisition, as well as have the energy, dedication and attitude to help them achieve in a changing, complex and demanding work environment.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Grants Acquisition:

  • Prepare grant proposals, budgets, reports and other design documents for World Vision’s partnership and major public donors, as well as supervise Program Officers in proposal development.

  • Support donor engagement towards unsolicited funding, including donor meetings, preparation of Concept Notes and other donor engagement activities.

  • Maintain accurate records of funding acquisition activities to ensure reliable income forecasts can be prepared and funding is available for strategic priorities.

  • Provide timely updates to Senior Management, key WV support offices and the regional office with regard to funding opportunities for the office.

Grants Quality and Compliance:

  • Monitor the progress of a portfolio of grants, and support the Programme Officers in their monitoring, to ensure that projects/programmes are implemented in alignment with donor requirements and regulations, as well as global standards.

  • Ensure appropriate documentation, reporting and action on issues as they are identified.

  • Lead the preparation of monthly, annual and end-of-project narrative reports, as required for internal and external audiences.

  • Ensure that program implementation is in line best practice and relevant WV internal standards and policies.

  • Provide program updates to key WV support offices and the regional office.

Relationship Management:

  • Develop and maintain strong relationships and information sharing with World Vision Support Office representatives.

  • Support the programs team to enhance the World Vision Mozambique partnership approach, including identification and engagement of local partners, as well as partnerships with donors and INGOs.

  • Ensure alignment with WV’s established external engagement, GAM, partnering steps, and response strategies.

  • Assist the Business Development and Grants Management Director with representation of WV, as needed.

Strategy Development and Support:

  • Assist in annual operating plan preparation including: design, needs assessment, proposal writing, marketing, evaluation and reporting.

  • Ensure alignment of all proposals and projects with WV Mozambique Strategy.

  • Any other tasks as necessary.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations or related field.

  • Excellent English communication skills (oral and written).

  • At least 24 months experience in a similar role, preferably with an INGO similar to World Vision.

  • Understanding of project design and proposal writing.

  • Proven track record for successful grants acquisition.

  • Proven understanding of the workings of major donor budget requirements, strategies and regulations, such as USAID, OFDA, UN agencies, DFID, ECHO, EU, GAC, etc.

  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills.

  • High degree of negotiation and facilitation skills.

  • Experience coordination with INGO.s and other key stakeholders.

  • Ability to complete tasks in a timely manner.

  • Ability to pursue thoroughness and appropriate attention to detail.

  • Ability to express self clearly in all forms of writing.

  • Ability to identify gaps, trends, priorities and key issues.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, psychologically stressful environs and physical hardships.

  • Ability to facilitate the creation of cross-functional project teams and the development of national strategies.

  • Understands grants acquisition and business development from a process point of view and uses measurement and accountability systems effectively.

  • Excellent time-management and prioritisation.

  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships.

  • Ability to interpret and present information with influence and impact.

  • Self-starter who can work independently under pressure.

  • Demonstrates openness and transparency.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in Portuguese.

  • Master’s degree in Social Sciences, International Development, International Relations or related field. (Preferred)

  • Completed a recognised personal security course in the past 3 years.

  • Knowledge of WV’s field operations, either in the relief or development context.

  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity and physical stamina.

  • Ability to manage work life and work without supervision.

  • Ability to work in and contribute to team building environment.

  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources.

  • Ability to maintain strong links with major NGO’s, donors and government agencies.

  • Ability to explain WV’s work in relation to issues of poverty, power, justice and peace.

  • Ability to travel internationally as needed.

  • Ability to work with a reasonably level of comfort in stressful situations.

Work Environment:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically up to 20% of the time, with some potential for travel within the region and internationally.

  • Domestic travel may require travel to the field, where access to some facilities will be limited.

National Director, WV Guatemala

BACKGROUND:

World Vision Guatemala / Fundacion Vision Mundial Guatemala (FVMG) has a successful track record of implementing transformational development programmes and projects in Guatemala for more than 40 years. In Guatemala, we are the most recognized NGO in the country as a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation dedicated to working with children, families, and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. For good.

In Guatemala, World Vision has a special focus on improving the welfare of children, especially in health and education; strengthening the capacity of families to improve livelihoods and resilience; and reinforcing community organisation for social management and advocacy at the municipal and national levels. During FY2018, World Vision Guatemala was active in 537 communities throughout the country, impacting the lives of over 400 thousand children from the most vulnerable communities.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

As National Director, World Vision Guatemala / Fundación Vision Mundial Guatemala (FVMG), you will be charged with overseeing and launching a new organisational cycle for World Vision in Guatemala— bringing major changes in the country’s structural and financial model by increasing our focus in local fundraising to create self-sustainability and acting as a platform organisation that mobilises Christian partners, churches and organisations to contribute significantly towards children’s development and well-being. These changes will achieve an increased impact in the life of the most vulnerable children in Guatemala, with special focus of impacting more children by FY2021.

  • Strong focus on social marketing and fundraising actions through individual donations, funds from companies, governments, foundations, and multilateral institutions.

  • Mobilization of churches and Christian organisations, so they can join and promote actions towards the development and protection of children and adolescents.

  • Positioning of FVMG at national, regional (LAC) and international levels as a Christian organisation that protects and promotes children and adolescents’ rights.

  • Strong leadership in acquisition and management of grants, in addition to strengthening relationships with institutional and individual donors.

  • Operation in digital environments, with intensive use of innovative technology.

  • Lean organisational structure with low operational costs and high effectiveness in promoting an impact on the lives of children and adolescents.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ensure FVMG’s contribution to the 5 strategic mandates of World Vision’s Global Strategy – Our Promise (i. Deepen our commitment to the most vulnerable children; ii. Focus our ministry on a few areas; iii. Advocate on behalf of children; iv. Deliver high-quality, sustainable funding; v. Live out our Christian Faith with boldness and humility).

  • Ensure Guatemala’s strategy is aligned with World Vision’s global strategic priorities and expectations agreed with the World Vision Advisory Council.

  • Develop and implement appropriate advocacy strategies to raise awareness of- and advocate for change in- key issues within the specific context in favor of children.

  • Ensure excellent standards in the management of the human, financial, capital and technical resources of the organisation, which includes inspiring and setting high standards of work and clear performance indicators and accountability to stakeholders.

  • Ensure organisational sustainability by ongoing predictive success planning (funding, ministry, organisational development, leadership pipeline, leadership development).

  • Promote World Vision’s Mission, Vision, Core Values and key ministry Standards and Practices among the staff and partners and ensure these are the core foundation of World Vision Guatemala strategies and work.

  • Be a model of a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry, and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships, and provide spiritual guidance to staff by the World Vision’s mission, vision and core values. Inspire staff to support Christian identity, commitments, and witness.

  • Promote a culture of innovation and agility in order to respond timely to external challenges and expectations and ensure relevance.

  • Promote a culture of learning and development, employee engagement and good stewardship of human capital in the office that is sustainable for growth and high performance.

  • Build an organisational culture, which leverages respect, value and promotes gender, age, and ethnic diversity.

  • Contribute to the global pool of workforce of the global World Vision organisation by sourcing, recruiting or building committed, competent talents from within the country.

Lead the implementation of World Vision Guatemala's new transition process, thus ensuring the achievement of necessary goals to become a relevant and self-sustainable organisation to contribute to the wellbeing of most vulnerable children in Guatemala:

  • Design and ensure the execution and adaptation of a transition process according to internal and external context for continuous relevance in Guatemala.

  • Strengthen the integration and alignment of marketing and programming for coordinated design and promotion of products and programmes.

  • Strengthen all needed skills and organisational approaches needed for self-sustainability.

  • Practice an adaptive leadership open to collaborative analysis and addressing challenges and conflicts timely.

  • Ensure timely, effective and appropriate organisational internal communications strategy in World Vision Guatemala.

  • Establish an intentional approach to change management through a strategy or plan.

Lead dialogues and negotiations with other World Vision – Global Center entities (Strategy Implementation Office, Global Operations, Global Treasure, Resource Development, etc.) and Support/Fundraising Offices (World Vision US and World Vision Canada):

  • Ensure implementation and compliance to the World Vision global organisation/Partnership Performance Management Standards and Principles.

  • Negotiate and influence stakeholders in World Vision representing the best interests of Guatemala children.

Collaborate and build strategic relationships with Christian leaders, governments, corporations, NGOs and the civil society in order to support World Vision Guatemala’s ministry; for the following purposes:

  • Advocacy agenda - promote integral well-being and protection with a tenderness of childhood, through the incidence of public politics that impact childhood.

  • Institutional relations for the acquisition of resources and partners.

  • Enable and support programmes in the country by government agencies at all levels.

  • Media relations; ensure that World Vision and Child Well-Being and protection agenda is promoted appropriately.

Practice twin citizenship (Dedicated to both World Vision Guatemala and the greater global World Vision organisation as a “Twin-Citizen”), with effective participation in international forums, events, and campaigns:

  • Act as a Twin Citizen and global leader ensuring that World Vision Guatemala participates in global processes and decisions and allocates resources and talent were most needed, Partnership wide.

  • Source best practices and strategic services available Partnership wide, be aware of and apply relevant innovative approaches.

  • Build strong relationships with the Board.

  • Support the Chair of the World Vision Guatemala Advisor Council in strengthening organisational governance.

  • Support the Chair of the World Vision Guatemala Advisor Council in coordinating Council meetings, and in maintaining a pool of contacts from which to draw future Council members.

  • Support Advisor Council Chair and Advisory Council members in succession plans.

Lead World Vision Guatemala’s staff, thus promoting their commitment and high performance towards the institution’s objectives:

  • Ensure that World Vision Guatemala functions in a contextualised, complementary, sensitive and cohesive manner.

  • Establish and ensure a collaborative working environment across areas and teams.

  • Lead and prepare others for taking decisions and lead organisational processes in order to ensure and promote organisational agility.

  • Build sustainability through the growth and development of staff and leadership capability and effective organisational succession planning for all leadership roles including the National Director and Senior Leadership Team.

  • Inspire, motivate, accompany and develop the Senior Leadership Team.

  • Ensure formation to the leadership team so they can face change and have management capacities.

Lead the management of the organisational model in order to ensure the staff’s commitment and high performance, besides discipline in the execution of initiatives related to the new model:

  • Ensure that World Vision Guatemala operations provide relevant impact in the country and region.

  • Lead the development and execution of the country strategy through programme approaches and operating plans with clear, measurable short-term and long-term targets.

  • Ensure organisational compliance to the country Government standards and laws for World Vision operations in the country.

  • Provide leadership, strategic direction and support to the team for developing and implementing excellent donor experience and acquisition of Ministry funds.

  • Identify new opportunities and forge alliances that lead to optimisation of the resources.

  • Ensure effective stewardship and accountability of World Vision and other donor resources, finances and people.

  • Ensure efficient and effective organisational practices, which result in a successful financial and operational audit rating.

  • Promote and model a high level of transparency, integrity and zero tolerance to fraud.

  • Ensure office is in compliance with local legal requirements and standards.

  • Represent World Vision Guatemala in courts, if required.

  • Provide direction for integrating private and public funds to maximize results and respond to community needs in the most effective and efficient way.

  • Have overall responsibility for assessment of risks and the development of risk management planning to mitigate risks to World Vision Guatemala operations, staff, assets, and programmes.

  • Maintain complete accountability to the Advisory Council and Regional leadership on the management of risks facing the organisation.

Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA):

  • Maintain the capacity to respond to natural and man-made emergencies in coordination with the HEA team.

  • Collaborate with HEA Regional Director in determining the appropriate level of emergency response in country.

  • Oversee relief efforts, as and when they arise and work in partnership with HEA response teams. Build in-country relief response capacity to ensure adequate disaster mitigation, management and response.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree in Management, Social Sciences, Engineering or equivalent required.

  • 8-10 years in a senior management position or similar executive position required; specifically in the areas of strategy and planning, financial management, risk management, people development and management, and management of organisational processes focusing on results delivery.

  • Experience leading organisational change management innovation and processes.

  • Proven experience and knowledge in marketing and fundraising, mostly using new digital technology.

  • A track record of successful networking with government, humanitarian sector, private sector, field operations organisations, and children focused organisations.

  • Proven communication and negotiation skills with key internal and external stakeholders at national and international levels, with a required fluency oral and written in Spanish and English.

  • Strong Christian leader with the ability and experience to inspire spiritual leadership internally and externally; knowledge and relationship with Christian and Evangelical and Catholic churches—the ability to interact proactively with the Christian sector in various faith expressions.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

Program Director (PHINLA)

*This position will be based in The Philippines or Sri Lanka

PURPOSE OF POSITION

Program Director oversees the implementation of all aspects of the program in the three countries together with the management of WV Germany, in-country project coordination teams composed of leadership from three WV National offices (Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka) and three partner NGOs. Management duties will include budget administration and monitoring, staff management, and responsibility for daily operations, carrying out policies and programs as related to both daily and strategic interests in consultation with the country project coordination team.The program manager is responsible for the close cooperation with and among all country implementors and diverse stakeholders upon synergies. He/she initiates government meetings and supports further advocacy efforts. He/she overseas the accurate implementation of projects at national and cross-border level in alignment with the overall program. He/she is responsible to review and compile narrative reports - reporting back to WV Germany upon donor regulations. He/she ensure the objectives are met and activities are implemented in accordance to program work plans and contract agreements.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES

Overall Management and Leadership

  • Provide line management for project coordinators in each country, M&E Manager, and Finance Manager, including performance management, coaching and capacity building

  • Ensure the achievement of overall objectives and oversee responsibilities of the implementing organizations and smooth implementation of program activities.

Networking and Coordination

  • Lead and Represent the Program to internal and external stakeholdersat regional and globallevel;bringing the correct messages about Organization’s stance, causes, and work.

  • Together with the project coordinators and in-country project management team, maintain partnerships with multi-sectoral stakeholders such as government line agencies, academe, private companies in the field of solid waste management and labor market to facilitate and promote an environment (virtual and physical) in which peer-learning and experience-sharing can occur and raise the profile of the project.

  • The Program Director is responsible to initiate and support macro level approaches with existing and potential stakeholders within a multi-sectoral environment and ensures committees are strengthened and program beneficiaries and initiators are represented in relevant forums

  • Develop robust networks and excellent relationships with Government, Heads of international and local NGOs, and UN institutions, FBOs, in support of key advocacy messages and to increase understanding and support for the program.

  • Work closely with the WV regional office and support office in relation to knowledge sharing and collaborative learning between the GC, APRO and NO.

Strategy Development and Planning

  • Ensure that program priorities and approaches (vis-à-vis Design Document and Annual Operating Plan) are based on community and partners’ capacities, needs, resources and opportunities and in alignment with the proposal and other established standards

  • Works together with the three project coordinators in each country throughout the implementation upon commonly developed work plans along the budgets and Log- Frames while not sacrificing the strategic direction of the project.

  • Provide a strategic link between the three countries to ensure effective communication and mutual support and maximize the achievement of the program overall objectives.

Accountability and Quality Assurance

  • Conduct regular field monitoring in the 3 countries to ensure implementation in alignment with proposal, technical standard, and BMZ/WV Standards.

  • Ensure that the processes of planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation in 3 countries are performed on time and with high quality from inception to project closeout

  • Ensure availability of resources needed (people, funding and technical support) for the program implementation.

  • In partnership with the Program M&E Manager, facilitate and monitor the operations teams reporting requirements to donors are in alignment with ministry and donor requirement and standards.

  • Manage operational risk and facilitate the removal of constraints that inhibit team innovation and are a barrier to team performance and results

  • Coordinates the three teams build out of 6 partners through close work relations physically and virtually. Plans and facilitates meetings with the project coordinators and ensures further cross-border and in-country cooperation are being held/implemented

  • Adaptive management for effective and efficient program implementation

Financial Management

  • Leads and oversees the implementing activities are in accordance with program or activity and budgets.

  • Closely liaise and consults with program finance manager

Capacity Building

  • Ensure for technical coherence and consistent approach in the capacity building of all program staff, enhancing their commitment, character, competence, and critical thinking.

  • The program director will work with his direct reportees to ensure that capacity building plans are in place to enable staff to meet their respective goals.

  • Promote ongoing reflection and learning among staff in the three countries (virtual and physical)

  • Develop dynamic organizational culture for the program that conveys the principles of a “Learning Organization” and applies principles of our Core Documents, policies, manuals, and procedures.

  • Coordinate with project coordinators to disseminate lessons learned of program implementation with communities, development partners and other WV Partnership stakeholdersin regional and global level.

Resource Acquisition and Management

  • Identify new funding opportunities for program replication or scale up.

Facilitate appropriate and effective operations input into the development of funding proposal and concepts, ensuring they are contextually appropriate and operationally achievable

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Advanced degree in environmental science/engineering, the social sciences, or other related degree

  • 5+ years of experience managing environmental, international development and/or civil society projects (livelihood).

  • Strong leadership skills with ability to assign tasks and supervise delegated work of remote staff in other countries.

  • Previous experience or understanding the contexts of solid waste management/ livelihood developments. Familiarity with working on solid waste management/and or livelihood in either of the three Asian countries is desirable.

  • Proven Institutional donor funded project management skills with experience managing multiple projects and/or working for an international Nonprofit organization.

  • Proficiency in English (must be perfect)

  • German skills would be an asset

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Firm with virtual and remote partnering

  • Prior experience on BMZ funded projects would be an asset

  • Possess the ability to interpret laws, rules and regulations governing solid waste and other environmental codes and in determining that information listed is accurate.

  • Strong interpersonal skills and mentoring skills to work effectively with partners/clients

  • A track record that demonstrates energy and creativity, and the ability to successfully prioritize and manage competing priorities.

  • Demonstrated success in project planning, financial management, program monitoring, report writing, and identifying and procuring technical assistance.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentation skills.

  • Experience in governmental/ private sector advocacy approaches

  • Experience in virtual and remote management (tools and methodologies)

  • Excellent language skills in English (German would been an asset)

  • Strong communication and networking skills within a multi-sectoral environment

  • Readiness to creatively encourage further development opportunities towards up-scale

  • Strong personal and motivational skills to encourage ownership processes among staff and beneficiaries

  • Readiness to live and travel frequently within the region

  • Strong personal skills to drive and steer the remote staff group of 50 together with committee members

  • Intercultural sensitivity in promoting a healthy work environment within multi-disciplinary teams of diverse backgrounds

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