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Director de GAM (Grants Acquisition and Management)

Director de GAM (Grants Acquisition and Management), World Vision Colombia, Perú y Ecuador

Propósito:

Brindar liderazgo en adquisición de subvenciones para las tres Oficinas Nacionales visión mundial en World Vision Colombia, Perú y Ecuador, mejorar la capacidad y el posicionamiento del WV para la adquisición y gestión de subvenciones bilaterales y fondos privados, crear una cartera de subvenciones de alto impacto y cumplir con los estándares de implementación y rendición de cuentas de donantes y VM.

Las responsabilidades principales de este puesto incluyen, pero no se limitan a:

- Planificar, coordinar, supervisar e implementar el desarrollo de la estrategia subregional e individual y los planes comerciales.

- Asegurar que el equipo de tres oficinas tenga la capacidad y las competencias para coordinar la implementación de los procesos de GAM (incluido el compromiso de los donantes, el desarrollo de propuestas, la asignación de recursos del equipo de GAM en los tres países, el seguimiento de las métricas de rendimiento de GAM y el fortalecimiento de las relaciones internacionales para mejorar la adquisición de recursos y la gestión de subvenciones).

- Brindar inteligencia comercial estratégica para identificar de manera proactiva nuevas oportunidades para los recursos de otorgar de acuerdo con las prioridades estratégicas. Así mismo, proporcionar una supervisión de la cartera que garantice el máximo impacto según la estrategia subregional y garantice la calidad y el cumplimiento de los requisitos de VM y de los donantes.

- Asegurar una comunicación periódica clara y directa del estado del portafolio a los tres países.

- La posición informará directamente a los tres Directores Nacionales de VM y los informes de matriz al Director de Desarrollo de Recursos Regionales (RDU).

Responsabilidades:

Rendimiento de la subvención:

- Aumentar la cartera de subvenciones WV.

- Alcanzar los objetivos de subvención anual.

- Asegurar una visión general de la cartera para los tres países, aportando nuevas mentalidades y comportamientos para actuar como un solo.

Proveer Liderazgo al HubWV GAM

- Asegurar un pensamiento estratégico y una agenda común para los tres países, reconociendo las especificidades de cada país.

- Asegurar que el equipo esté conformado por personal calificado.

- Liderar / coordinar el proceso para determinar la priorización de oportunidades y la asignación de recursos humanos y financieros.

- Preparar informes de gestión mensuales para la alta dirección.

- Monitorear y administrar el presupuesto del Hub.

- Organizar y dirigir reuniones regulares del personal de GAM Hub.

- Proporcionar orientación de gestión innovadora para nuevas oportunidades de recursos (empresas, productos sociales y otros).

Desarrollar planes de negocios de adquisición y gestión de subvenciones (GBPs)

- WV que la Oficina Nacional tiene GBPs actualizados.

- WV rastrea el progreso contra GBPs y hace ajustes según sea necesario.

- WV ha identificado socios clave y es miembro de redes de subvenciones clave.

- WV tiene un sistema eficiente de seguimiento de propuestas de subvención.

Liderar la participación de donantes subregionales

- Ser la persona de contacto principal para los donantes subregionales y las oportunidades de financiación.

- Asegurar un enfoque proactivo con posibles donantes, conectando con el personal clave en los países.

- Apoyar y acompañar esfuerzos de participación de donantes donde sea necesario o apropiado.

Gestión de subvenciones y cumplimiento

- Proporcionar liderazgo para mantener las comunicaciones y la coordinación adecuadas entre las áreas clave dentro de las Oficinas Nacionales.

- Asegurar que los altos estándares de gestión de subvenciones (informes, adquisiciones, visibilidad, transferencia de activos, auditoría, etc.) sean comprendidos y aplicados por las Oficinas Nacionales.

- Asegurar que todos los proyectos financiados por subvenciones cumplan con las normas y reglamentos generales y específicos.

- Coordinar con las Oficinas Nacionales para garantizar visitas regulares de monitoreo a proyectos financiados por subvenciones.

- Coordinar el cumplimiento, la supervisión y el soporte de la gestión financiera con RGFM

- Mitigar y escalar los riesgos de implementación de subvenciones para el liderazgo superior, según corresponda

- Garantizar que las Oficinas Nacionales mantengan datos actualizados de monitoreo financiero y de riesgo de las subvenciones.

- Asegurar que la Oficina Nacional se capacite adecuadamente al personal en gestión y cumplimiento de subvenciones.

Requisitos:

Educación: Profesional en economía, administración de empresas, sociología, antropología, relaciones internacionales,

Licenciado en estudios de desarrollo o cualquier otro campo relevante de las ciencias sociales.

Conocimientos y habilidades:

Teoría y práctica del desarrollo

Redes, creación de asociaciones y corretaje

Desarrollo de propuestas

Presupuesto y planificación y administración financiera

Dominio del inglés y español

Experiencia:

5 años de experiencia en adquisición y gestión de subvenciones y proyectos.

Seguimiento y elaboración de informes a las diferentes partes interesadas.

Tecnico de Proyecto Fostering Hope / Santa Rita, Yoro

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Técnico de Proyecto Fostering Hope

Fecha límite de aplicación:

Viernes 23 de agosto

Localidad del puesto:

Santa Rita, Yoro

Fecha de inicio vacante:

Lunes 9 de septiembre

Cantidad requerida:

1 Plaza

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza Permanente

Propósito del Puesto

Asegurar la implementación técnico programática del proyecto Fostering Hope y sus distintas iniciativas estratégicas en contextos urbanos violentos a nivel operativa y financiero en la zona de influencia, en alineamiento a las prioridades organizacionales con el fin de generar impacto sostenible en la reducción de la violencia física, sexual, psicológica y comunitaria que afecta a la niñez, promoviendo y generando una cultura de paz y convivencia social armónica que contribuya a eliminar la violencia contra la niñez y una tierna protección de los NNAJ de las zonas urbanas violentas atendidas.

Requisitos Técnicos:

  • Formación universitaria o técnica en áreas sociales, Psicología, educación, Trabajo Social, Gerencia Social Pedagogía.

  • Tres años de experiencia en puesto similares

  • Manejo de planificación urbana mediante Marco lógico.

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  • Implementación de la iniciativa de los proyectos Fostering Hope en contexto urbano violentos en base a las líneas estratégicas dadas organizacionalmente.

  • Orientar y acompañar al liderazgo comunitario para la implementación de los procesos e intervenciones del proyecto.

  • Gestionar el trabajo en asocio local y generar procesos de trabajo en alianza para la implementación de la Estrategia de del proyecto.

  • Proporcionar la rendición de cuentas basado en evidencias y el reportaje oportuno del territorio mediante la presentación oportuna de la información clave de desempeño.

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¿Por quétrabajar con nosotros?

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

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

Nuestra Causa

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

Nuestra Visión

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

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

Nuestra Misión

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

Somos Cristianos

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

Agradecemos tu interés para poner tu talento

a favor de la tierna protección de la niñez!!

Forma parte de nuestra familia ¡Únete a nuestras comunidades!

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

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

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

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Tecnico de Proyecto Fostering Hope/ San Manuel Cortes

Oportunidad de Contribuir

a la tierna protección de la niñez en Honduras

Título del puesto:

Técnico de Proyecto Fostering Hope

Fecha límite de aplicación:

Viernes 23 de agosto

Localidad del puesto:

San Miguel, Cortes

Fecha de inicio vacante:

Lunes 9 de septiembre

Cantidad requerida:

1 Plaza

Esquema de trabajo:

Plaza Permanente

Propósito del Puesto

Asegurar la implementación técnico programática del proyecto Fostering Hope y sus distintas iniciativas estratégicas en contextos urbanos violentos a nivel operativa y financiero en la zona de influencia, en alineamiento a las prioridades organizacionales con el fin de generar impacto sostenible en la reducción de la violencia física, sexual, psicológica y comunitaria que afecta a la niñez, promoviendo y generando una cultura de paz y convivencia social armónica que contribuya a eliminar la violencia contra la niñez y una tierna protección de los NNAJ de las zonas urbanas violentas atendidas.

Requisitos Técnicos:

  • Formación universitaria o técnica en áreas sociales, Psicología, educación, Trabajo Social, Gerencia Social Pedagogía.

  • 3 años de experiencia en puesto similares

  • Manejo de Vehículo 4x4 y/o Motocicleta

¿Cuáles serán tus funciones principales?

  • Implementación de la iniciativa de los proyectos Fostering Hope en contexto urbano violentos en base a las líneas estratégicas dadas organizacionalmente.

  • Orientar y acompañar al liderazgo comunitario para la implementación de los procesos e intervenciones del proyecto.

  • Gestionar el trabajo en asocio local y generar procesos de trabajo en alianza para la implementación de la Estrategia de del proyecto.

  • Proporcionar la rendición de cuentas basado en evidencias y el reportaje oportuno del territorio mediante la presentación oportuna de la información clave de desempeño.

¿Eres la persona? ¡Aplica a esta vacante ahora!

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Dirección (Address line 1)

País (Country)

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

  2. Subir su cv (Upload CV)

  3. Completar el espacio Core Values (Valores Centrales)

  4. Colocar sus iniciales

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

  6. Dar click a los espacios de Data Privacy Consent

  7. Colocar sus iniciales

  8. Dar Click en el botón que dice Apply

¿Por quétrabajar con nosotros?

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

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

Nuestra Causa

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

Nuestra Visión

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

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

Nuestra Misión

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

Somos Cristianos

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

Agradecemos tu interés para poner tu talento

a favor de la tierna protección de la niñez!!

Forma parte de nuestra familia ¡Únete a nuestras comunidades!

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

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

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

Twitter: https://twitter.com/vmhonduras

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

Global Fund World Vision Director

Global Fund World Vision Director

Based in Nicaragua

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

To Lead a strategic plan and launch the Health technical program, which includes two key components, specifically HIV and Tuberculosis. The Director supervises and monitors human and technical resources, and he/she represents WV Nicaragua before both public and private institutions and community-based organizations and performs other required duties that may arise.

KEY RESPONSIBILITES:

Ensure efficient financial and programmatic implementation of the TB & HIV grant, funded by WV and the Global Fund:

  • Annual Operating Plan.

  • Monthly monitoring of budgetary execution/spending.

  • Six-monthly internal control audit and accountability.

  • Action plan, as provided in the annual external audit.

  • TB & HIV purchase plan prepared and launched in conjunction with MINSA and the Global Fund.

  • TB & HIV Monitoring Plan.

Ensure adherence to the WV-Global Fund agreement:

  • Monthly rendering of accounts to WV.

  • Rendering of accounts to the Global Fund.

  • Follow-up to observe if the TB & HIV Performance Framework is being fulfilled.

In conjunction with the Global Fund, ensure smooth programmatic and budgetary progress, including proper environment and internal control actions/activities performed by the sub-recipients of the TB & HIV grant:

  • Follow up and monitor attainment of monthly/quarterly/annual goals and objectives of sub-recipients.

  • Follow up contract performance, sub-recipient manual and action plans [based on the] audit for sub-recipients.

Maintain strategic relationships with the Ministry of Health (MINSA), and other institutions engaged in gathering of information and implementation of TB & HIV programs:

  • Actions are coordinated with MINSA to update: List of health supplies, country strategic plans and evaluation of TB & HIV plans.

  • Cooperative relationships partnerships with both public and private organizations.

  • Advocacy for public policies and private initiatives on health projects related to the project.

RESPONSIBILITIES AT THE INSTITUTIONAL LEVEL:

  • Follow and implement WV] Child Protection Policy.

  • Ensure that World Vision is a safe organization for children.

  • Participate in the national-level [emergency] response team in case of emergency situations.

  • Participate in humanitarian response operations in case of national-level emergencies.

  • Identify or participate in the raising of financial and non-financial funds.

  • Diversify financial and non-financial funds at the National Office level.

  • Encourage the protection of the staff under his/her responsibility in all their different dimensions, specifically physical, mental, emotional, social and spiritual.

  • Take an active role in devotionals and other activities that promote spiritual growth.

  • Support personal and institutional-level protection initiatives.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Education:

  • Bachelor´s of Medicine and/or Surgery or MPH.

  • Master Degree in Public Health.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Skills and experience in leading programs focused on human rights and sexual diversity.

  • Excellent command of the English and Spanish languages (speaking, writing and reading skills).

  • Skills in networking with private and public institutions [engaged] in public health [actions] at the national and international level.

  • Skills in negotiating and reaching a consensus in different environments.

Experience:

  • 10 years of experience in management of health programs launched with international and/or national cooperation funds.

  • Formulation and evaluation of projects.

  • Strategic and operating planning.

Operations Manager - SAFCER Response, Mozambique

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

On 14 March 2019, Tropical Cyclone Idai made landfall near Mozambique Beira City, leaving devastating loss of life and large-scale destruction of assets and infrastructure in its wake. In the following days, some entire villages were submerged as flood waters rose across the central region of the country in the provinces of Sofala, Zambezia, and Manica. An estimated 1.85 million people have been affected by the cyclone and the subsequent floods within the three provinces. World Vision has established an Emergency Management Structure based in Beira (Sofala Province) for the Mozambique response in order to effectively coordinate efforts across multiple levels of the organization and through the

UN Cluster system.

Operations Manager will lead the Operations team and oversee the implementation of the SAFCER (Southern Africa Flood & Cyclone Emergency Response) activities. He/she will transform the response strategy into implemented reality, managing day-to-day sector activities and providing technical guidance to the Programmes team for design and programme quality.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure Program Planning is informed by Technical Standards and Operational Viability:

  • Contribute to planning of sector requirements for people, funding and supplies.

  • Ensure all program designs are based on needs assessment findings (primary & secondary data) and analysis, targets the most vulnerable/chronically vulnerable and is operationally viable.

  • Ensure all programs refer to technical standards, consider government standards and are aligned with Strategic Guidance and Do-Assure Don’t Do (DADDs) for the First Phase of Emergency Responses and Sector Packages.

  • Ensure inclusion of advocacy issues and cross cutting themes are considered in design.

  • Ensure programs & projects are measured according to technical standards and Child Well-being targets.

  • Ensure Operations Plans are developed and implemented with community engagement, taking into account local capacities and utilising Do No Harm/Local Capacities for Peace (DNH/LCP).

Establish, Resource and Staff Operations Unit to meet Response needs:

  • Determine Operations organisational structure and staffing plan with People & Culture (HR).

  • Monitor recruitment and deployment of Operations staff and plan for capacity development.

  • Ensure Operations staff handovers are conducted.

  • Develop Operations budget in coordination with Finance.

  • Plan for Operations transition/ integration.

Conduct Response Operational Planning to ensure effective Coordination and timely Delivery of Response Activities:

  • Plan and facilitate detailed operational plan and delegate responsibilities to carry out plan.

  • Ensure Accountability mechanisms are in place for Community and stakeholder feedback.

  • Planning process considers community requirements (i.e. timelines) and progress is monitored by DME.

  • Facilitate planning between sectors to meet overall program goals.

  • Facilitate requirements planning with Support Services.

  • Ensure collaborative planning with external stakeholders such as UN Agencies, other NGOs and Govt ministries where possible through coordination mechanisms.

Oversee Implementation and Monitoring of Operations to ensure Achievement of Response Goals and Objectives and inform Operational Improvement:

  • Monitor results against sector plans and address identified issues.

  • Monitor expenditure reports and take corrective action with Finance and Programs.

  • Review M&E and Accountability data with Sectors and Programs to identify and address any issues for operational improvement.

  • Review context analysis with Programs and Liaison for Operational Intent adaptation.

  • Review findings of learning events and evaluations with Programs to make operational improvements.

  • All evaluations of sector interventions are planned with DME to assess effectiveness and timeliness.

Oversee Development and Implementation of Operations Reporting Systems to support timely and accurate Reporting:

  • Establish and implement internal reporting system in coordination with DME.

  • Ensure Operations provide input for grant/donor and program milestone and reports to Programs.

  • Write report on quality risks and their resolution and submit to Response Manager on regular basis.

  • Ensure that Operations meets reporting requirements for Clusters, Ministries and/or in-country stakeholders.

Ensure Implementation of Response Operations according to Safety Standards with support from the Security Function:

  • Organise security assessments for all field operations that inform a security plan.

  • Implement the recommendations of the security plan for all field operations.

  • Ensure security incident reporting protocols are complied with by operations staff.

  • Ensure Operations staff adhere to security standards for staff movement and communications.

  • Work with Security to ensure safe and effective Civil/Military relationships with armed actors.

Coordinate with Support Services function for ongoing Provision of Funds, Staff, Equipment, Vehicles and Supplies to ensure timely Implementation of Operations:

  • Ensure Ops submit clear and timely budgets and funds requests to Finance.

  • Ensure Ops submit clear and timely staff plans to P&C and immediately advises on changes.

  • Ensure Ops follow Finance procedures to rapidly process payments to suppliers.

  • Ensure Ops submit vehicle requirements to logistics and follow vehicles management guidelines.

  • Ensure Ops submit communications requirements to ICT and follow ICT procedures.

  • Address delays in Support Services to Response Manager for rapid resolution and waivers.

Identify, report and refer Operational Blockages caused by External Actors to Liaison to be addressed through External Advocacy:

  • Establish operation team protocols where sector and geographic leads identify and report where external actors are delaying/preventing implementation.

  • Refer issues delaying implementation to Liaison to resolve through inter-agency coordination and/or government relations.

  • Ensure protection issues are reported and addressed in coordination with Advocacy.

Ensure Operations meet WV minimum Quality Standards and support Improvement, Reflection, Learning and Innovation in Sectors:

  • Ensure previous sectors learning from Global Learning Facilitator are reviewed.

  • Encourage the incorporation of sector best practice and innovation.

  • Ensure sector have a quality plan to meet quality criteria and minimum sector standards.

  • Ensure achievement of all function quality criteria is monitored and reported regularly.

  • Ensure risks limiting achievement of objective to quality criteria are reported & rapidly addressed.

  • Ensure mechanisms are established to identify, document, and share function lessons learned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A minimum of 5-7 years in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance and development sector, with a significant portion of this in INGOs.

  • 5 years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work.

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

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

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

  • 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.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Academic and on-the-job training in at least one of the support services or response-sector relevant areas.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • 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 operational 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.

  • Basic knowledge of Portuguese is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • HEAT Training, or equivalent security training.

Talent and Leadership Director, VisionFund International

*Preferred position locations: London, Kenya, Federal Way-WA, USA or Monrovia, USA where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The role provides a strong mix of strategic and operational experience to VisionFund’s dedicated global staff. Developing leaders, high-potential talent and a highly effective workforce across the Network will be key to the success of the VisionFund strategy and Our Promise. Reporting to Global People & Culture and Governance Director, this role, together with the VFI executives, and in alignment with World Vision Talent Management strategy and processes, will be responsible for building Talent and Leadership strategies that are purpose-driven, performance-oriented, and principles-led.

The role will lead the development of Vision Fund’s leadership academy and Talent Management strategy to ensure VisionFund has a strong leadership pipeline and is able to attract and retain highpotential leaders with the necessary development support. Talent and Leadership strategies will support both strategic and operational effectiveness, they will foster a collective agile and learning culture where high potentials are enabled to thrive.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategic and Operational Effectiveness:

  • Building a robust organizational leadership framework and core competencies scorecard to track and strengthen organizational capabilities.

  • Developing and maintain tools in order to align organizational needs and gaps.

  • Developing a talent strategy that identifies and cultivate a talent pool for the organisation of tomorrow organizational mindsets and behaviors.

  • Developing and collaborating with World Vision, VFI specific talent initiatives to foster succession planning and identify ‘high potential’ talent for longer term development planning.

  • Designing and implement an effective Talent Review processes to ensure VFI has the capability required to drive future strategic goals.

  • Forecasting future leadership needs and coordinating that with overall workforce planning.

  • Contribute to talent identification, leadership recruitment and selection.

Agile and Learning Culture:

  • Developing VisionFund’s leadership academy programme that fosters a high performing culture of excellence.

  • Influencing organisational culture and engagement by strengthening VisionFund’s brand and utilizing core competencies for staff and leaders.

  • Delivering on the diversity and inclusivity goals of organization to foster a learning culture, based on curiosity, engagement, insight and determination.

  • Developing and utilizing (already available) talent management and culture tools and practices that foster growth and collaboration between leaders.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Track record in designing and successfully implementing Talent Management and Review processes and resultant initiatives in complex international organizations.

  • Proven in the review of and establishment of leadership development frameworks across a ‘group’; functional and regional basis, building an ‘organizational way’ of leadership.

  • Strong expertise in learning and development and capacity development in complex organizational settings.

  • Senior HR executive with extensive experience in provide HR capability to senior executives, presidents/CEO’s and Boards.

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, especially at Executive level.

  • High service / customer orientation and commercial mind-set.

  • Strong Cross-Cultural Communication, Facilitation, Coaching and development skills across major cultural areas.

  • Understanding of business needs and drivers and ability to deliver value added solutions.

  • Bias for action and capacity to deliver efficiently and effectively. Capability in project managing multiple complex strategies across a complex organization and multiple geographies.

  • Clear and positive Christian faith commitment and capacity to provide leadership and guidance in this area.

  • University degree in HR, Business or related field. A relevant Master’s degree would be considered desirable, coupled with extensive senior and executive level HR management.

  • Innovative and problem-solving skills and capacity to deliver under pressure; pragmatism; persistence.

  • Relevant field experience and understanding of the wider context within which VFI operates.

  • Related Global HR certification desirable.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Program Development Director, WV South Sudan

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Program Development Director (PD) will lead World Vision South Sudan's (WVSS’s) resource acquisition strategy and program development.

The PD Director will facilitate program development and resource acquisition with high standards of appropriateness, timeliness, and effectiveness. The Director will oversee the Program Development Manager and the rest of the program development team in the design process of all proposals and concept papers. He/she will ensure that grants progress is communicated appropriately, timely and in detail with key stakeholders. He/she will ensure that donor visits are strategic, well timed and smoothly executed and managed.

The Director will also take leadership in donor engagement with both internal and external stakeholders to ensure diversification of funding and the growth of WVSS funding portfolio. He/she will lead the process to vet calls for proposals and direct funding opportunities towards the fulfilment of the WVSS national office strategy. He/she will also lead the identification and vetting of national NGO and CBO partners for joint implementation of programs.

The Director will also oversee technical advisors and their teams to ensure quality of program designs and implementation, as well as engagement with donors, multilateral partners in their areas of sectoral expertise.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Strategy - Our Promise:

  • Provide leadership in program alignment with Our Promise.

  • Ensure that strategy drives programming in WVSS such that proposals, annual operating plans and budgets are aligned to the approved country program strategy.

  • Support development of Country strategy implementation plan (CSIP).

  • Lead and coordinate roll out of fragile context programme approach.

Program Development and Resource Acquisition:

  • Ensure the Sr. Technical Advisors and teams develop technically sound sectorial approaches and programs which respond to humanitarian emergency and sustainable development needs in South Sudan aligned with NO strategy and Our Promise 2030.

  • Ensure that programs designed align with major donor requirements (OFDA, GAC, DFID, DFAT, German Government, EU and ECHO).

  • Ensure that programs align with WV fragile context program approach and other WV frameworks where applicable.

  • Engage and pre-position WVSS with NGOs and institutional donors to develop consortia.

  • Lead external partner mapping exercise and ensure that results are incorporated into the program development strategy. To this effect, maintain a database with potential NNGO partners.

  • Responsible to meet the annual fundraising targets for World Vision South Sudan.

  • Together with the Program development manager and the program development team ensure portfolio growth and diversification of funding based on field office strategy by developing and reviewing concept papers and proposals for various projects and programs for funding in order to achieve WVSS short-term and long-term goals.

  • Lead the office in donor engagement by developing and maintaining effective networking and relationships with donors and support offices to establish partnerships.

  • Lead the development and implementation of the WVSS grant acquisition plan and measurement framework.

  • Together with the Program development manager develop and manage the proposal development calendar for WVSS. Coordinate timely and strategic response to proposal development.

  • Coordinate the roll out of Recovery and Resilience framework and WV’s participation in the SS partnership for recovery and resilience.

  • Present funding ideas and concepts to appropriate stakeholders and donors.

  • Gather and share ideas for individual sector opportunities; a) develop key understanding of sector strategies by donor, b) follow up on specific sectoral procurement opportunities.

  • Work with other teams within WVSS to ensure WV support/donor offices (SO) engagement/influence of SO government funding priorities for South Sudan.

External Engagement:

  • Represent and coordinate WVSS at national (Juba) level coordination meetings with donors, stakeholders, INGOs, local organizations, and high level government officials. Provide updates on projects at coordination meetings. Provide key stakeholders with updates of meeting outcomes stakeholder priorities.

  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with major (government/private) donors including EU, ECHO, USAID, OFDA, UNHCR, UNICEF, WFP, UNDP, GAC, DFID, Irish Aid, FAO, HPF and World Vision Support Offices, including hosting visits and responding to communication. Ensure that WVSS builds its reputation for integrity, expertise and reliability.

  • Maintain WVSS master list of stakeholder contact information and update regularly.

  • Ensure PD staff actively participate in relevant national networks, clusters and coalitions.

  • Ensure that WVSS is a thought leader in FSL and known for its health programming.

  • Contribute to the development of communications and marketing materials.

Operational Effectiveness and Project Management Support:

  • Facilitate the operational effectiveness process to update tools including flowcharts and RACI (responsible, accountable, consulted and informed) for the project cycle management process.

  • Ensure that each new project conducts a start-up workshop lead by the Program Manager and supported by the PD team. Ensure all involved staff have copies of approved program design (narrative, logframe, monitoring and evaluation plan, budget) and grant agreement and that they understand donor regulations, reporting and other requirements.

  • Ensure the HR department is aware ahead of time which staff to recruit for upcoming projects.

  • Involve the procurement department in all proposal development to ensure timely procurement once grant agreements are signed.

  • Provide grant management assistance to the Operation Director and his/her team as needed/requested.

  • Ensure regular, positive, and productive communication with respective donor representatives, the field, and partners regarding the implementation of program activities.

  • Ensure on time submission to donors of high quality reports.

  • Monitor grant implementation and resource/fund utilization rates in conjunction with the Operations and Finance teams.

  • Assist the field in accessing appropriate technical assistance for successful implementation of activities.

  • Revise program documents as necessary and as requested and coordinate or complete approved grant amendments; Coordinate and/or submit grant amendments.

  • Ensure sector advisors provide technical support to the program managers and respond to technical support requests.

  • Support the Program Managers in the close-out process for assigned projects (includes final reports, asset disposal and lessons learned).

Team Leadership:

  • Create performance agreements with each direct report on the PD Team, and conduct quarterly reviews and end of year performance appraisals.

  • Provide guidance and direction to the team as required, and establish team cohesion and growth, including the organization of capacity building opportunities.

  • Coach and mentor PD team in conducting assessment, setting personal development goals and providing ongoing support on tools and relevant training resources/material.

  • Support recruitment process to ensure identification and inclusion of qualified project management staff if requested by Operations Director.

  • Ensure the Human Resources department is aware about the staffing/recruitment plan.

  • Communicate outcomes of grant start-up to the donor and internal stakeholders.

Risk Management:

  • Assess level of risks associated with each funding opportunity and ensure sufficient alignment with relevant WV strategies at all levels, and use information to make decisions whether or not to pursue specific funding opportunities.

  • Lead development, monitoring and mitigation of key risks in program development and quality.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s degree in International Development, Rural Development, NGO Leadership or a related discipline.

  • At least 5 years field experience in a relief or development environment, with at least 3 years’ in a managerial role with direct reporting lines.

  • Previous experience with successful multi-million dollar program development and budget preparation (USAID, EU/ECHO, DFID, GAC, DFAT, UN agencies preferred).

  • Must have a clear understanding of the working of the major WV partners (USAID, EU/ECHO, DFID, GAC, DFAT, UN etc), their requirements and standards.

  • Ability to engage high level donors to influence funding priorities, strategy and policy.

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

  • Experience in developing resource development strategies, with focus on fragile contexts.

  • Strong negotiation skills.

  • Must be able relate and represent WV to these major program partners, in a highly professional manner.

  • Capacity building experience in project design, implementation, reporting, and evaluation.

  • Computer knowledge including Word, Excel, Lotus Notes and Power Point.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including report-writing and proposal writing skills.

  • Good understanding of World Vision and Sphere relief standards.

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

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Previous experience with successful multi-million dollar donor proposal writing and budget preparation (USAID, ECHO, BPRM, UN agencies preferred).

  • Must have a clear understanding of the working of the major WV partners (UNICEF, WFP, USAID, EU, CIDA, DFID etc), their requirements and standards.

  • Must be able relate and represent WV to these major program partners, in a highly professional manner.

  • Capacity building experience in project design, implementation, reporting, and evaluation.

  • Computer knowledge including Word, Excel, Lotus.

  • At least 5 years field experience in a relief or development environment.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Office-Based position with frequent visits to the fields.

  • Travel: 30% domestic/international travels is required.

  • On call: Available for communication with partners and colleagues from diverse time zones.

Director – Global Fleet Management

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


PURPOSE OF POSITION:


World Vision is one of the world’s largest INGOs, with over 37,000 staff operating in nearly 100 countries. The organisation delivers humanitarian aid to populations in some of the most challenging and complex environments, transportation and fleet operations are critical to the delivering our programmes. World Vision has a diverse global fleet of well over 10,000 standard vehicles and an equal number of motorcycles, it also includes drilling rigs and water craft. The total fleet portfolio represents one of the largest asset groups in the organisation.

The ‘Director – Global Fleet Management (GFM)’ is the global leader responsible for developing and driving organizational fleet strategy and ensuring current industry practice is implemented in relation to the procurement, operation and disposal of World Visions fleet. The role holder will be expected to lead the GFM team in working collaboratively across the organisation to deliver agile and flexible ‘end to end’ transportation solutions for World Visions operations.

World Vision is committed to operating its global fleet resources safely, cost effectively and with a reduced environmental impact. The role has a particular focus on Fleet Safety, ensuring our drivers and vehicles operate safely in challenging contexts where our staff and vulnerable road users are at the greatest risk.


MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:


Fleet Strategy & Practice Development:

  • Lead the development and implementation of global fleet management strategies. Ensuring Global Fleet Management (GFM) practices are in alignment with WV Fleet, Procurement and Financial policies and internationally accepted current practice.

  • Collaborate with multiple stakeholders to ensure that the WV fleet strategy aligns with expected organisational outcomes and reflects the values and vison of WVI.


Strategic Fleet Management:

  • Provide leadership, operational guidance and support to the global fleet team (direct & matrix management). Ensuring GFM is providing end to end transport solutions as a trusted business partner to the wider organisation.

  • Develop Fleet Safety initiatives aimed at reducing harm to staff and vulnerable road users, with particular focus on fatal Road Traffic Accidents (RTAs).

  • Explore the development of road safety programme opportunities with donors & suppliers.

  • Drive continuous improvement and innovation in GFM frameworks. Develop quality assurance and performance metrics across fleet management systems and procedures.

  • Identify significant risks and organisational gaps in fleet current practice and develop appropriate mitigation plans to protect the fleet function. Ensure risks are communicated with Enterprise Risk Management (ERM).

  • Drive the development of adaptive, agile and dynamic fleet management solutions that focus on delivery at the ‘grass roots level’, employing appropriate change management techniques when required.

  • Develop technology solutions to monitor fleet assets, operational use and disposal.


Relationship Management:

  • Drive high standards and performance through setting clear direction and empowering and influencing others.

  • Regular liaison with senior Global Supply Chain (GSC) managers, Global Field Operations (GFO) regional & programme level managers.

  • Act as a strategic link for the promotion of sound fleet practice for National Offices, Regional Offices and Response operations.

  • Regularly liaise with the wider Fleet network on emerging issues and provide a conduit to escalate concerns to senior leaders.

  • Actively contribute to internal and external forums, working groups and networks related to fleet management.

  • Work closely with members of the Corporate Security team promoting mutual learning, support and accountability.


Capacity Building:

  • Develop appropriate workforce & succession planning that ensures the organisations ability to deliver transport solutions in fluid high risk environments.

  • Oversee the development and implementation of global capacity building plan for operational fleet management.

  • Engage with senior leaders to raise the awareness of fleet management protocols and practice.

  • Develop a professional culture of innovation, learning and mentoring. WVI should be seen as the ‘employer of choice’ for INGO fleet professionals.


Knowledge Management & Quality Assurance:

  • Promote alignment with WV Fleet Management Policy.

  • Drive the process of continuous learning on current international accepted practice in fleet management & analysis, identifying tools and processes that can be implemented into WV operations globally.

  • Encourage mutual learning on fleet management issues at a Regional and Global level.

  • Assist in the facilitation of and coordination of global fleet information sharing forum/network that promotes the embedding of sound fleet management practice into all layers of WV’s programmes.

  • Facilitate the documentation of best practice and contribute to the community of practice and centre of excellence.


KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:


  • Relevant Tertiary Qualification (Bachelor’s Degree or similar) in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain, or general Business Management.

  • Recognised Industry Qualification in Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain (or Business Project Management experience).

  • Suitable transferable qualifications from Military, Government or Private Sector.

  • Significant senior management experience (8-10yrs) in Humanitarian Operations involving Fleet Management or Logistics would be considered.

  • Proven ability and experience (8-10yrs) in fleet management or logistics at a senior level across a large complex international organization, with strong change management experience.

  • Proven experience in Financial Cost Centre management.

  • Procurement, Supply Chain or Logistics experience.

  • Understanding of Humanitarian operations.

  • Proven experience in managing coaching and developing staff.


Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Recognised Logistics, Engineering, Supply Chain Qualification (or Business Project Management experience).

  • Experience in fleet management optimization and sound understanding of the transport industry.

  • Previous experience in contract negotiation and supply arrangements with vehicle suppliers.

  • Experience in fleet management/operations within the Humanitarian sector.

  • Proven people leader with the ability to influence widely across a diverse organisation.

  • Previous experience in managing complex cost centers with Business analysis skills.

  • Proven business acumen and political savvy, must know how to get things done through formal and informal channels.

  • Skillful communicator with advanced influencing skills that can transcend boundaries and work effectively across all levels of a complex organization.

  • Ability to operate effectively and responsively in a fast changing, ambiguous environment and deal with high pressure situations calmly and with energy and resilience while managing multiple priorities and deadlines.


Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 35% of the time to potentially high risk operational areas.

  • Flexibility in work hours is expected.

Resource Development Director, WV Bangladesh

BACKGROUND:

World Vision Bangladesh has a funded grant portfolio of over $100 million, with a significant volume of new opportunities that are actively managed in our current pipeline. There is significant potential for additional growth, which will require more proactive capture planning and management in seamless partnership with key World Vision Support Offices (SOs) and regional partners around the world. The Resource Development Director (RDD), a key leader within the Senior Leadership Team (SLT), provides strategic leadership in capture planning and implementation, bid management, oversight of donor research and analytic and pipeline management and facilitation/execution of WVB’s grant acquisition strategy, Additionally, the Resource Development Director ensures resource diversification, strengthened donor networking, and improved resource acquisition capabilities for World Vision Bangladesh. Furthermore, the RDD will train and /or build the capacity of all resource development staff, assure strategic inter-departmental collaboration with the Program Quality and Technical (PDQA) staff, Finance staff (in particular with the development of cost proposals), Operations Department, while assuring the provision of any and all requisite support to the Refugee Response program development team.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position is a critical and key position of the National Office (NO) Team to lead the development and roll out of the National Office Resource Development Strategy, in alignment with World Vision’s global strategy, Our Promise 2030, and National Office strategies. As such, the Resource Development Director (RDD) will:

  • Lead and manage the National Office Resource Development Unit in Bangladesh to drive growth and diversification of grant income (bilateral, multilateral, major foundations and corporations, gifts in kind (GIK), non-food items etc.) in accordance to the Bangladesh National Office Resource Development Strategy.

  • Lead development and management of capture plans for World Vision Bangladesh (WVB) in order to maximize our ability to compete for high priority grant opportunities, both as a sub and prime in close collaboration with SOs and all internal WVB constituents (Technical teams, i.e. “PDQA,” Finance, People and Culture (P&C) etc.).

  • Oversee management of all live bids, and participate/lead major bi-lateral (e.g., USAID, DFID) bids in close collaboration with Support Office (SO) Resource Development Teams.

  • Assure the resource acquisition is strategic, focused and meets or exceeds targets as established by WVB leadership.

  • Coordinate with the Senior Director for Operations and Resource Management, National Director, Technical Directors and other internal constituents to develop strong relationships with high priority donors, as well as partnerships with potential subs and primes for future bids.

  • Establish and maintain functional relationships, capacity and collaboration among national, regional, support office and global center teams to effectively grow the national office portfolio.

  • Build the capacity of World Vision Bangladesh (WVB) capacity in grant acquisition, and specifically capture planning, capture management, bid management, and partnering in coordination with Regional Resource Development (RDU) Director; all such work will be aligned with the global Fragile Context Initiative and Grants Acquisition and Management (GAM) strategic priorities for the growth and management of grants in fragile contexts wherever appropriate and feasible.

The role reports to the Senior Director for Operations and Resource Management with matrix reporting to the Regional Resource Development (RDU) Director.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Resource Acquisition:

Capture plan development and management; bid management; donor engagement.

Develop rigorous capture plans, consistent with Shipley model/approach allowing for two year planning and preparation horizon that aligns all relevant actors including: Support Office teams, technical teams, finance, Operations, P&C, National Director, Refugee Response fund raising team and others as appropriate.

Assure effective management of all capture plans, and take responsibility for leading and/or playing substantive role in management of high priority opportunities (in particular major USAID, DFID and other bi-lateral opportunities).

Assure quality management of live bids including, but not limited to:

  • Managing go/no-go decision process involving SOs and key internal constituents (National Director (ND), technical teams, Operations Department, Finance, etc.) within 24 hours from the release of an opportunity; development of detailed bid preparation plan (or “Bid Action Plan”) within 24 hours of “go” decision which clearly delineates timelines and responsibilities for all aspects of the bid process; lead color team reviews of major bids (over $5m), assuring that all reviewers understand their roles in review process; assure development of and adherence to compliance matrix to address all donor requirements; coordinate development of questions/feedback, in collaboration with SOs, Senior Leadership Team (SLT), for all RFA, NOFOs RFIs and other bi-lateral opportunities, and timely submission of same; coordinate with Finance and PDQA (technical teams) to assure preparation of highly competitive and well budgeted technical plans that maximize cost recover for Bangladesh National Office (NO, or WVB) staff wherever possible; other bid management tasks as periodically identified and required.

  • Actively engage and participate in strategic country donor meetings with subset of high priority donors as identified through rigorous market analyses, agreed upon by SMT, and documented in WVB Strategic Plan.

  • Working with WVB leadership, identify key relationships to strengthen national office positioning and elevate WV’s profile with government, multilateral and private sector donors.

  • Ensure that the WVB and Regional Development Unit teams work in collaboration with SOs’ grant teams to actively maintain strong donor relationships at global, regional and country level, developing engagement strategies for each donor or a group of donors.

  • In coordination with WVB Communications Director ensure the implementation of the global impact framework, and support the development of capacity statements, marketing and communication materials using the technical branding approach for donor engagement and prepositioning.

  • Facilitate relationships and build credibility with donors, using previous success and documented best practices in grant management.

Analytics and Pipeline Management:

  • Oversee BD Analyst to assure that WVB is prioritizing the right opportunities, has an accurate assessment of the competitive landscape and our win potential for specific opportunities; understands our comparative advantages (and

  • disadvantages); identifies partners that maximize likelihood of building highly competitive consortiums; conducts literature reviews as required to inform technical strategy; and other research/analytics as required and appropriate.

  • Establish an effective opportunity pipeline per industry standards that qualifies, prioritizes, and tracks all opportunities from early capture (two years before live) through post submission “lessons learned” for all major

  • opportunities. Bid management systems should use gated approach (consistent with Shipley system), and be updated in real time and made accessible to WB leadership.

  • Oversee and/or participate in development and roll out of BD dashboards to keep senior leadership apprised of our progress towards BD targets, including but not limited to real time dollar win rate analyses.

Capacity Building:

  • Ensure all WVB staff involved in grants, including the position holder have completed and are Proposal pro certified.

  • Lead, manage and provide capacity-building support to employees in the WVB team, & seconded staff by ensuring clear goals and accountabilities are established and achieved.

  • Ensure individuals’ performance and development needs are met, and employees are high performing and engaged.

  • Identify capacity gaps at WVB in grants acquisition and management and other factors leading to poor win rates and grants implementation and work with SOs and the Regional Development Unit (RDU) to address them.

  • Lead with the SOs and regional RDU, the roll out of the partnership grants acquisition training software (i.e. Proposal Pro) and the use of Horizon for opportunity tracking.

  • Develop a strong successor to be able to take up increasing grant management responsibility.

Strategy and Leadership:

  • In coordination with the National Director, Senior Director for Operations and Resource Management, PDQA and other internal constituents as well as the Regional Resource Development Unit lead, develop and/or revise of the NO resource acquisition strategy to assure WVB acquisition targets are met.

  • In accordance with Global Fragile Context Strategy, WV processes for fragile context and the WVB Business Planning Cycle, assist the National Director and Senior Leadership Team in setting annual grant income projections to be used in the National Director’s Performance.

  • Provide day to day leadership and management to the National Office Resource Development to ensure timely and efficient support for capture planning and implementation, bid management, supervision of BD analytic including, but not limited to: donor market analyses; donor prioritization; competitive analyses; establishment of web based pipeline management system to assure real time updates in HORIZON and others as need be.

Other:

  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the ND/Ops Director.

  • Attend and lead devotional meetings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Master’s Degree in International Development, International Relations, Rural Development, Social Science or any related field.

  • Minimum of five years’ demonstrable, hands on experience in grant acquisition, including experience developing and managing capture plans and applications/bids managing capture plans; managing bids for opportunities large opportunities targeting major bilateral and multilateral institutional donors.

  • Robust understanding of World Vision Context and prior experience working on resource collaboration with SOs is highly desirable.

  • Demonstrated success achieving high win rate for large (over $20m) bid portfolios. Experienced networker with strong skills in donor relations, negotiation, and partnership brokering and management.

  • Up-to-date knowledge of the donor landscape and trends in the development and humanitarian sectors.

  • Strong inter-personal skills, and proven team-player.

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

  • Able to work in a cross-cultural environment with a multi-national staff.

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

  • Strong influencing and networking skills; consortia/network development experience.

  • Experience in acquiring funding from private donors (foundations and corporations).

  • Ability to provide support and training to staff and partners and to “translate” donor language related to guidelines and different requirements to ensure that both concept notes/proposals and project implementation are compliant with donor requirements.

  • Experience with public-private partnerships.

  • If candidate is a WV staff, completed Proposal pro certification. G2G certified training is a plus.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Knowledge of workings with major donors, such as USAID/OFDA/DoL, DFID, UN, DFAT, EC/ECHO/DIPECHO, UN agencies, WFP, ADB/WB. Global Fund.

  • Experience in working in fragile context countries, humanitarian assistance and complex environments.

  • Experience forming, leading, and working in consortia.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel within National office and support offices.

  • Travel: up to of 15% International travel may be required.

Strategy, Evidence & Learning Director, West Africa

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The purpose of this position is to provide strategic leadership and oversight of regional support to National Offices (NOs) with a primary focus on National Office (NO) strategy implementation in alignment with the WVI partnership strategy and the development of integrated programmes strategically aligned to improve child well-being.

The position will provide functional leadership to the Strategy Advisor, Monitoring and Evaluation Advisor, Sponsorship Advisor to deliver on their strategic objectives and game changers.

The position coordinates with the WV Global Centre Strategy and Collaboration office to ensure NO strategy formulation, alignment, execution/performance and reporting are in line with Our promise and the SDGs. The position also coordinate with the WV Global Centers Global Field Operations team to oversee implementation of key regional and global initiatives, support NOs metrics, Programme Support Teams (PST), Strategic Support Teams (SST), Global National Office Dashboard, Partnership Strategic Scorecard and Programme Capability and Performance Review; Global Evidence & Learning, Global Technical Service Operations to ensure support for quality and effective programming and reporting.

While upholding the reserve powers of the Region, the evidence and learning team will assure quality standards across the work of the nine National Offices across the region. This will include ensuring DME capacity, ensuring all relevant standards are met, quality of Child Well-Being reporting, programming systems and processes. This team will also seek to identify and grow innovative methods in PE and sponsorship that contribute to the Partnership and NO strategies. The team will work closely with technical staff from the WVI GC Technical Services Organization (TSO) and in NOs to assure quality technical approaches and guidance and technical DME.

The Director will be part of the Regional Directors team reporting into the Senior Director of Operations (SDO) and will be a member of the Integrated Programming Team.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership & Collaboration:

  • Advise the SDO and Regional Leader on decisions and resources needed to enable and sustain high standards of programme quality (including child sponsorship) across the West Africa Region.

  • Lead and advise the National Offices and Regional Office leadership in strengthening evidence driven organizational development.

Strategy Alignment and Realization:

  • Coordinate strategy alignment, ,across the region

  • Coordinate the implementation of strategic initiatives related to OP and in the region.

  • Facilitate and support the implementation of WVIs strategy, Our Promise, in the Western Africa Region.

  • Coordinate regional office reporting on the strategy realization framework indicators and the World Vision International Board scorecard.

  • Participate in all key Partnership strategy network meetings organized by Strategy Realization and Innovation (SRI) to ensure NO strategy alignment to Our Promise.

  • Liaise with the Strategy Realization and Innovation (SRI) office on matters related to methodology, use of tools, quality of work and integration with Partnership-wide standards.

  • Support NO programme effectiveness and strategy staff regarding Partnership recommended strategy development methodologies and best practices.

  • Coordinate standardized strategy measurement and reporting in NOs.

  • Coordinate Technical Service Operations (TSO) requests in the region to strengthen strategic oversight of technical programmes.

  • Support NO metrics Programme Support Teams (PST), Strategic Support Team (SST), Global National Office Dashboard (GNOD), Partnership Strategy scorecard and Programme Capability and Performance Review (PCPR) process.

Programme Quality and Effectiveness:

  • Ensure implementation of programming quality standards and associated Technical Programmes in NOs.

  • Ensure that relevant Programme Management approaches, including DPA as well as systems and tools are applied in programmes.

  • Ensure adequate DME competencies and processes in place in all NOs.

  • Coordinate Support implementation and effective use of key global initiatives including Horizon 3.0 and TFE to enhance NO M&E systems.

  • Ensure that LEAP 3 implementation plans are developed, shared and implemented in all NOs.

  • Ensure functional PSTs and that effective use of TSO and GTRN is established as appropriate in all NOs.

  • Ensure a functional Regional programme quality core team in place for NO peer support (e.g. health, livelihood, education, WASH, etc.),

  • Work with NOs to produce high quality impact report that demonstrate evidence of our work and that changes to programmes are implemented based on findings.

  • Ensure that Fragile Context Programming Tools and Model are applied and implemented in fragile contexts in West Africa.

  • Ensure that learning from the CAR as a Fragile Context is documented and shared with the Partnership to contribute to improving tools and enhancing models for FC.

Evidence and Collaboration with other Regional Teams:

  • Work closely with GC E&L and SOs to conduct impact and ex post evaluations.

  • Establish and strengthen linkages and networks with relevant WV communities of practice and experts, leading institutions, governments and other organizations.

  • Coordinate and support the mobilization of technical expertise across the region, ensuring effective knowledge management, and continuous improvement of programming.

Sponsorship:

  • Ensure that Sponsorship is effectively integrated in end-to-end programming processes particularly with Sectoral Teams and Technical Programmes.

  • Support enhancement of sponsorship business processes through technology and innovation.

  • Coordinate contextualization of Sponsorship field operating model for use in NOs.

  • End-to-end sponsorship processes/systems simplified and streamlined in NOs.

  • Facilitate the use of Child Monitoring information to inform programming in NOs.

Resource Development:

  • Contribute to Resource development by providing evidence of programming impact.

  • Seek project funding for PE and sponsorship enhancement and innovation.

  • Collaborate with the WAR Resource Acquisition and Management unit (RAM), NOs and SO to support resource development efforts, especially quality of programme designs.

Team Management:

  • Nurture a cohesive, focused and effective team.

  • Ensure all staff annual plans and individual performance indicators are achieved.

  • Conduct staff performance reviews of direct reports and ensure individual learning plans are achieved.

  • Develop annual business plan and ensuring that individual and team activities are within approved plan and budget.

  • Actively promote staff care practices & policies within the regional Programme Quality team and with NO counterparts.

  • Contribute and support activities that enrich and develop mutual growth in Christ in a way that promotes holistic and integrated witness in our life and work and impacts the poor and vulnerable.

  • Carry out any other additional responsibilities as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • A Master’s degree in management or a social science field required

  • At least 10 years’ experience in relief and development work, out of which at least 5 years must be in a senior leadership position at national or regional level preferably in World Vision Western Africa or similar contexts.

  • Very good experience in designing technical programmes such as child protection, food security, primary health care, micro enterprises development and disaster management.

  • Very good experience in impact measurement and DME practices including LEAP 3.

  • Very good experience in strategy development and strategy monitoring processes.

  • Very good leadership and people management skills.

  • Very good analytical, quantitative and qualitative using computer programmes.

  • Very good experience in designing and facilitating technical training programmes.

  • Excellent presentation and communication skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills. Must be people-minded and relational with WV staff at all levels.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, negotiation and conflict resolution abilities.

  • Must be grounded in biblical knowledge, particularly as it relates to the holistic Mission and calling of World Vision.

  • Demonstrated skills in designing development programmes in various religious and socio cultural contexts.

  • Demonstrated project management experience.

  • Demonstrated competencies in monitoring and evaluation including the accompanying MIS and Horizon.

  • Excellent facilitation, negotiation, coordination and networking skills at all levels.

  • Understanding of various Western Africa contexts through experience working in the region.

  • Perform other duties as required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Persuasive and passionate communication skills with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills.

  • Evidence of advanced knowledge and skills in use quantitative data analysis tools such as EPI INFO, SPSS, SAS, STATA etc. and or qualitative data analysis tools e.g. NVivo, ATLAS.ti.

  • Exposure to mobile data collection software for surveys and assessments.

  • Familiarity with global standards for metrics related to development and emergency humanitarian responses.

  • Experience in designing evaluations for integrated programmes to measure performance and impact.

  • Evidence of developing and implementing monitoring and evaluation frameworks in for community based multiple funded.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field.

  • Travel: Ability to travel up to 35% domestic and International.