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Tanzania https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-tanzaniaThis site uses cookies to enhance the user experience. More info about cookies. CAREERS WVI.ORG NEWSROOM PUBLICATIONS STORIES Language HOME LOGIN EXPLORE CAREERS WHY WORLD VISION OPEN POSITIONS SEARCH ALL JOBS World Vision International Job Opportunities in Tanzania World Vision Tanzania (WVT) is a Christian, relief, development and advocacy Non-Governmental Organization (NGO) which started in 1981. WVT works with all people regardless of tribe, religion and ethnicity to help improve and sustain the well-being of children within families and communities, especially the most vulnerable. By 2020 WVT will be contributing to the measurable improvement in the sustained well-being of 22 million boys and girls – especially the most vulnerable. Current Opportunities SORT BY Relevancy Most Recent A-Z Global Security Advisor Global Security Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Primary role; to design and implement security structures for World Vision International (WVI) Disasters Managements (DM) - Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) response operations in medium to high risk conflict and fragile contexts in alignment with WVI security policies and procedures that will allow WVI to deliver humanitarian aid & relief programmes securely and in a timely manner while maximizing staff safety. Secondary role; when directed provide direct and indirect security support across the WVI partnership to support Regional and National Senior Management Teams’ with; Critical Security Incident and/or Crisis Management, Investigations, Civil-Military-Police Coordination, Context Analysis, and Technical Security Advice and Training. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Strategy Development: Contribute to the development and implementation of global security strategies for humanitarian emergency response operations. Ensure security management procedures are in alignment with WV Security policy and international best practice. Collaborate with Response Directors to ensure that the response security strategy is appropriately aligned with OCS regional priorities. Operational Support: Initial Global Response Operations Deploy as a member of the Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT) in accordance with the WVI Emergency Management System (EMS) in order to establish initial response operations. Provide sound technical assistance to humanitarian response senior management teams in the assessment of security risks and the development of security planning to mitigate assessed threats in accordance with the Terms of Reference as outlined in the WVI EMS manual. Sustaining Global Response Operations: Deploy to WV operational areas to provide initial security management in emergency situations and to augment existing security management structures as required. Provide guidance for Response Security Managers as required. Review Security Risk Ratings with OCS Analysis Unit and assist in the development of mitigation strategies for responses that are compliant with WV’s Core Security Requirements (CSR). Assess capacity & operational gaps WV’s Core Security Requirements (CSR) in HEA Reponses and develop work plans to implement mitigation strategies in collaboration with Response Security Managers. Support crisis management and business continuity including impact analyses to accurately define critical time-sensitive security activities and assist the design, development, and documentation of work area recovery plans. Technical Support: Provide ongoing technical support to the HEA Response Security Managers and National Security Managers in the assessment of security risks and the development of security planning to mitigate assessed threats in WV operations. Provide support in the development of operational security and contingency plans as requested by the Office of Corporate OCS, Director of Operations. Work closely with Response Security Managers and Regional Security Directors to provide independent assessment of ‘Medium – High Risk’ response contexts and the application of WV’s security risk rating system. Assist in providing civil-military-police operations policy oversight and technical support to Regional/National senior leadership. Contribute to development of global policies, guidelines and standards relating to security management and provide leadership in contextualizing and mainstreaming them within WV’s global operations. Provide technical support and oversight of incident case management and provision of after action reviews/lessons learned exercises and security investigations for complex and serious cases and ensure knowledge capture. Capacity Building: Assist in the assessment, development and implementation of global capacity building plan for security management in the context of HEA responses. Engage with Response Managers and HEA staff to raise the awareness of security management as per WV Corporate Security policies. Identify, share / facilitate access to security tools, resources and materials as well as learning and support opportunities for Regional & National Offices. These may include facilitating and conducting training, engagement of trainers, establishing institutional links, identifying opportunities for staff exchange or mentoring. Identify and mentor staff as future Response Security Managers. Internal/External Liaison & Coordination: Internal Regular liaison with Response Managers, Response Security Managers (RSM), Regional Security Directors (RSD’s) and other key stakeholders. Act as a strategic link for the promotion of security assessment & planning standards connecting National Offices, Regional Offices, Support Offices and Global Centre. Regularly liaise with WV security network on emerging security issues and provide analysis on potential impact on WV operations. Actively contribute to partnership forums, working Groups and networks related to security management. Work closely with members of the Corporate Security team promoting mutual learning, support and accountability. External Regular liaison with the United Nations (UN) security departments, other INGO security departments and agencies to include international security forums and security centers of excellence to develop best practices and lessons learned. Knowledge Management: Participate in the process of continuous learning on international best practice in security management & analysis and identify tools and processes that can be implemented into WV operations globally. Encourage mutual learning on security management issues within the region and globally. Assist in the facilitation of and coordination of global security information sharing forum/network that promotes the embedding of security information management into all layers of WV’s programmes. Facilitate the documentation of best practices and contribute to the community of practice and centre of excellence. General: Support activities that will enrich and develop World Vision’s Core Values. Practice an inclusive leadership style that will be a role model for staff, peers and others. Perform any other tasks assigned by the Partnership Leader. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. (General Management studies also considered); or Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services). Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context. Understanding of setting threat or risk levels for specific contexts, considering the strategic and tactical situation as applied to humanitarian response operations. Internationally recognized qualifications in Risk Management or Business Continuity would be an advantage. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Relevant bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. General Management studies also considered; or Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services). Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context. 5+ yrs in a relevant security management role in INGO, Private or Govt Sectors. International security management experience in humanitarian disaster responses. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 40% of the time. Must be prepared to travel to ‘high risk’ security environments at short notice. Will be expected to manage high stress security events. Flexibility in work hours is expected. More Details Apply Senior Technical Advisor, Social and Behaviour Change Global Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The TSO Senior Technical Advisor (STA) for Social and Behaviour Change position provides high quality technical assistance to clients in trainings, assessments, programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of social & behavioural change (SBC) tools, core project models and sector approaches in alignment with World Vision’s (WV) strategy to improve child well-being (CWB) impact. This includes all aspects of grant acquisition and management for foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors including facilitation, partnering with peer organizations and private sector engagement as per needs defined by Field Office, Regional, Support Office and Global Centre clients. The STA will continue to learn and grow in technical expertise to provide best in class service while building capabilities of team members for SBC. This position may require travel up to 30%. The Senior Technical Advisor reports to the Health Technical Director with a matrix relationship to the Global Sector Lead, Health & Nutrition. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Senior Technical Advisor Policies, Standards and Guidance: Upon assignment, TA refines terms of reference with clear objectives, timeline, role & responsibilities and deliverables. Provides high quality technical assistance to Field Offices for programme design, monitoring and evaluation, with a concentration on SBC tools (e.g. Barrier Analysis, Trials of Improved Practices [TIPS], positive deviance inquiries) and SBC CPMs (e.g. Nurturing Care Groups). Co-creates and develops new project models and sector approaches in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Center (GC) Sector Lead. Co-creates and develops online training resources (e.g. asynchronous Barrier Analysis and NCG trainings; smaller narrated presentations on SBC). Provides technical assistance to Field Offices (FO) to contextualize and adapt project models and sector approaches, and to apply SBC-related tools, to their contexts. Conducts technical reviews and provides consulting in response to requests from FO, Support Offices (SO), Regional Offices (RO) or GC clients. Engage with leading global practitioners and donors to learn, share, develop and communicate external best practices and standards aligned with WV strategy, Our Promise (OP). Using best practices, innovative thinking and cutting-edge technical expertise, TA provides insight and practical ideas for adaptive design of core project models, donor and partner models and next generation approaches. Contribute to FO,s strategy design, and sector Technical Programme (TP) process based on a service request. Staff Capability: Work alongside Global Centre and Field Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models and global best practices and lessons learned. Provides training to clients as requested, including using data to inform decision making. Mentors and coaches technical staff across sectors. Contribute to the development of learning pathways for technical staff across sectors. Identify best practices and lessons learned from program implementation, document and share to Community of Practice (COP) as needed. Participate in sector COP. Innovation/Research: Influence Global Centre and field implementation teams with innovative and promising approaches. Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model). Lead or support the development of articles, presentations, manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, and other products that contribute to World Vision’s technical brand in alignment with relevant external engagement strategies. Programme Design: Provide technical expertise for all aspects of programme design (including win themes, theory of change development, logframe, proposal coordination and writing etc.) based on data, to enhance impact and evidence of impact. Develop research agendas for inclusion in grants to enhance evidence of impact. Lead, facilitate or participate in assessments. Lead or participate in developing winning programme design and resultant proposals for grant donors as per requests from clients including developing alternative approaches. Support FOs in developing capacity statement. Acts as key technical personnel of grant funded programmes for Field Offices during start-up or transition phases. Programme Implementation: Facilitate and/or participate in learning events. Document lessons learned and generate stories of impact. Ensure FO TP designs meet organizational standards. Influence decision makers and technical specialists across the partnership, (especially in FOs and SOs) for continuous Programme Quality and quality improvements using programme data. Lead and/or participate in programme assessments and evaluations and provide inputs and advice. Assist with scale-up of core project model implementation in FOs, in alignment with strategy. TSO Business Processes Knowledge Management and Communications: Contributes to organizational learning through active engagement and leadership within internal and external COPs, especially WV’s existing SBC CoP and the CORE Group SBCWG. Share client engagement best practices across TSO. Professional Development: Commitment to ongoing learning for professional development and growth. Internal Relationships: Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams. Approach work with a commitment to client-service, that grows the capacity of FO clients. External Engagement: Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients. Represent WV in external conferences, donor meetings, technical forum, etc. as requested by clients. Admin: Maintain projects in Workfront. Complete travel bookings and expense reports. Ensure internal information management systems are updated and maintained. Complete required Compliance Trainings. Participate in team meetings and communication. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Senior technical specialist. [DATE REMOVED] (min) field level and headquarters experience. Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization (MPH preferred). Trained in Designing for Behaviour Change or Barrier Analysis ([DATE REMOVED] minimum course) and the Care Group Approach ([DATE REMOVED] minimum course). Knowledge of multiple behaviour change models. Substantive grant experience required. Practitioner/contributor DME experience preferred. Fragile context or humanitarian experience ideal. Language skills appropriate to geographic assignment’. Training / adult learning as a required capability. Multi-regional experience, multiple contexts, multiple languages. Strong experience in building competencies for Social and Behaviour change across contexts (fragile, development, urban) and across sectors (health, nutrition, child protection, WASH and others). Strong experience in training field staff and others in Barrier Analysis or Designing for Behaviour Change, and the Care Group approach. Training experience with Make Me a Change Agent a plus. Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors as defined in attached GAM competency overview. Experience in programming, grant implementation and management. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Masters Degree in a relevant area (MPH preferred). Second language proficiency. Networked with deep knowledge of the sector and the significant actors. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor, TSO Global Education & Life Skills Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor (TA) position provides high quality technical assistance to clients in assessments, programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models and sector approaches in alignment with World Vision’s (WV) strategy to improve child well-being (CWB) impact, specifically in the life cycle of early childhood development ([DATE REMOVED] old and below). This includes all aspects of grant acquisition and management for foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors including facilitation, partnering with peer organizations and private sector engagement as per needs defined by Field Office, Regional, Support Office (SO) and Global Centre (GC) clients. The TA will continue to learn and grow in technical expertise to provide best in class service for Early Childhood Development. This position will travel up to 30% for client requests and where possible for the individual. The TA reports to the sector Technical Director. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Field Office and Regional Office Assignments Programme Design: Provide high quality technical assistance to Field Offices for programme design, monitoring and evaluation in ECD programmes. Provide technical expertise for all aspects of ECD programme design (including win themes, theory of change development, logframe, proposal coordination and writing etc.) based on data, to enhance impact and evidence of impact. Develop research agendas for inclusion in grants to enhance evidence of impact using global tools and standards related to early childhood development milestones and environments. Lead, facilitate or participate in assessments. Lead or participate in developing winning ECD programme design and resultant proposals for grant donors as per requests from clients including developing alternative approaches. Support Field Offices in developing capacity statement and Acts as key technical personnel of grant funded programmes for Field Offices during start-up or transition phases. Programme Implementation: Ensure Field Offices ECD programme designs meet organizational standards. Influence decision makers and technical specialists across the partnership, for continuous Programme Quality and quality improvement using programme data. Lead and/or participate in programme assessments and evaluations and provide inputs and advice. Assist with scale-up of core project model implementation in FOs, in alignment with strategy. Innovation and Learning: Influence Global Centre and field implementation teams with innovative and promising approaches. Facilitate and/or participate in learning events. Document lessons learned and generate stories of impact. Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model). Participate in Regional COP (Community of Practice) or learning networks relevant to the sector. Staff Capability: Work alongside Field Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models and global best practices and lessons learned. Provides training (virtual or in country) to clients as requested, including using data to inform decision making. Mentors and coaches technical staff in FOs and SOs. Contribute to the development of learning pathways for technical staff. Global Centre Engagement and Assignments Project Model Guidance and Adaptation: Co-creates and develops new project models and sector approaches in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Center (GC) Sector Team. Using best practices, innovative thinking and cutting-edge technical expertise, TA provides insight and practical ideas for adaptive design of core project models, donor and partner models and next generation approaches. Research: Lead or support the development of articles, presentations and other products that contribute to World Vision’s technical brand in alignment with relevant external engagement strategies and donor needs. Personal Development, TSO Core and Domains Professional Development: Commitment to ongoing learning for professional development and growth. Engage with leading global practitioners and donors to learn, share, develop and communicate external best practices and standards aligned with WV strategy, Our Promise (OP). TSO Systems and Knowledge Management: Lead or participate in a TSO Domain/GAM CORE team. Serve as a Core Project Model or Approach ‘Hero’ for your sector team. Administration and Management TSO Business Processes & CREDO Internal Relationships: Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams. Approach work with a commitment to client-service that grows the capacity of FO clients. External Engagement: Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients. Represent WV in external conferences, donor meetings, technical forum, etc. as requested by clients. Admin: Maintain projects in Workfront. Complete travel bookings and expense reports. Ensure internal information management systems are updated and maintained. Complete required Compliance Trainings. Participate in team meetings and communication. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Mid-level/senior ECD technical specialist. [DATE REMOVED] (min) field level and headquarters experience. Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization related to early childhood development. Substantive grant experience required. DME experience preferred. Fragile context or humanitarian experience ideal. Proficient in English. French or Spanish is ideal. Training / adult learning as a required capability. Multi-regional experience, multiple contexts. Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors as defined in attached GAM competency overview. Experience in programming, grant implementation and management. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Masters Degree in a relevant subject. Second language proficiency. Networked with deep knowledge of the sector and the significant actors. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Chief Operating and Technology Officer (COTO) Global Global Field Operations Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Chief Operating and Technology Office (COTO) will work in partnership with the VisionFund Network (total staff of approx. 7,200) to seek to impact 4m children per year, currently, and up to 30m by 2030. The role will support the Vision Fund International (VFI) President and CEO and the Regions in delivering an Annual Operating Plan of Net Income before Donations, of circa USD5m+. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the COTO drives Operational Excellence and digital transformation through change management initiatives that build the capacity of the 28 MFIs to deliver on Our Promise and on VisionFund’s 2030 strategy. As a Christian leader, the COTO will develop and build a strong team to ensure a coordinated delivery of MFI and client centric products, services and expertise to support the field operations and drive efficiency. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Senior Leadership Team membership and global responsibilities: Be a core member of VFI senior leadership team and contribute towards the overall progress of the ministry. Foster an organizational culture of Performance, Operational Excellence and Accountability based on VisionFund/World Vision Core Values, vision and mission. Ensure ongoing change management and strategic priorities drive resource allocation that can deliver increased impact and target benefits, in alignment with global priorities and strategy. Role modelling Christian Leadership and Core Values. Represent the organisation in the global governance structure (VFI Board and Committees). Strengthen operations and build capacity in the MFIs by developing global standards, Operational Excellence and digital transformation: Lead on Operational Excellence by ensuring strategic, responsive and coordinated provision of global products and services to the VisionFund: Network through a range of teams: Technology and Digital Transformation Data Management Product Delivery and Execution Sales and Branch Productivity Frontline staff training Operationalise and ensure ongoing application of an efficient framework for strategic initiatives and business processes implementation and the coordination of all stakeholders’ efforts. Eliminate siloes and foster cross-collaboration to achieve effectivess programmes that support MFIs’ day-to-day field operations. Develop and support the deployment of product and service offerings that facilitate the realisation of our strategy. Deliver simple, efficient, innovative and secure technology & operational services to the Network that mitigate operational risk and increase efficiency. Develop and leverage centres of excellence that drive operational excellence and deliver excellent client experience to create clear distinctives for VisionFund and value for clients. Strengthen and increase MFI productivity across the VisionFund Network through a coordinated approach with regional and country teams. Develop and drive digital transformation and data services throughout the organisation, setting the vision and drawing stakeholders together on this journey. Leadership, guidance and support to the Team for personal/team development and wellbeing (personal, professional and spiritual): Inspire and align leaders of the various teams and influence the performance of the same. Nurture the spiritual and professional development of direct reports and team members. Instill and encourage a strong servant and service culture in leaders and their teams; role modelling Christian Leadership and Core Values. Provide feedback and coaching to direct reports and team members. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: COO experience or strong operating skills in microfinance or banking delivering operational excellence. 15+ years’ work experience in a global, matrix-managed organisation. 5+ years’ experience managing people at a senior level. Experience delivering digital transformation (especially core banking systems and digital solutions). Experience working in a multinational and multicultural environment with proven cross-cultural effectiveness. Consultancy experience (internal or external) is desirable and a proven ability for spotting improvement opportunities and making those happen in a complex and dynamic environment. Solid strategic leadership skills preferably gained in financial services, microfinance experience an advantage. Good written and verbal communication skills and strong at influencing. Able to lead and manage a virtual team. Ability to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and guide people. Proven organisational skills and able to ability to manage change programmes. Must be able to simultaneously manage multiple priorities, projects and stakeholders. A minimum of a university degree (ideally a Master’s degree) in in Finance, Business, Economics, ICT, Engineering or equivalent level of knowledge demonstrated through relevant experience. French or Spanish fluency would be a plus. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Project management experience working to recognized PM methodologies is preferred. French or Spanish fluency would be a plus. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time. Ability to use computer, attend meetings, travel abroad. More Details Apply Chief Risk Officer, VisionFund International Global Global Field Operations Open-ended, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Chief Risk Officer (‘CRO’) is a newly created senior management role within the Global Centre of VisionFund International, World Vision’s microfinance subsidiary. Reporting directly to the CEO, the CRO is responsible for global enterprise risk management, which includes oversight and leadership of all risks and compliance to policies across the VisionFund network of 28 microfinance institutions (MFIs). The role oversees, among other things, roles accountable for Corporate Governance, Credit Risk Policy, Information Security and Physical Security. To manage this, the CRO will set global risk strategy and oversee, manage and align the risk management frameworks, policies, tools and practices globally. The CRO must also drive a culture in which Risk and Compliance have sufficient voice and are embedded in all key decision-making processes. The Risk function is a strategic function that steers business direction and strategy, and ensures the long-term resilience of VisionFund. The Compliance function is also vital for operations in the MFI network. The CRO will manage a team and attend on the VFI Board committees. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The CRO is responsible for running the Risk and Compliance department. The Risk and Compliance department is the second line of defence for VisionFund to the risks that arise from its operations. The first line of defence to these risks is the responsibility of operational management within both the MFIs and Global Centre. The Risk and Compliance teams’ responsibilities are therefore to ensure that the MFIs and Global Centre operate with due regard to risk. The key risks areas within VisionFund include: Operational Liquidity Credit Insurance / other product (E.g. Savings / Remittances) Reputational Capital Strategic Mission Country People Legal Compliance / Regulatory External Risk Technology The management of these risks is achieved via the below responsibilities. Maintain and develop the risk management strategy, policy, frameworks, tools and practices: Guide and support internal VFI departments and teams with risk mapping and the development risk mitigation plans. Responsible for the periodic review of the effectiveness VisionFund’s risk management infrastructure. In conjunction with the CEO and Audit & Risk Committee, defines and sets VFI’s Risk Appetite and Risk Profile at a global level and works with local in-country Boards for the local businesses to underpin VisionFund’s strategy and plans. Ensure that VisionFund has an approved written risk management strategy, policy and frameworks which are consistent with the VisionFund business strategies, capital strength and management expertise. Ensure appropriate implementation of the strategy and policies globally – both at MFI and Global Centre level: Oversee the implementation of and adherence to risk control frameworks, policies and business standards aligned with VisionFund policies and procedures in risk. Provide appropriate guidance, challenge and advice to the MFIs’ executive management on all risks that they own and that they have accountability to manage. Responsible for training in risk management globally. Manage the development and regular testing of VisionFund Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans and ensure that they are formally approved by the Board of Directors. Report on all events on system failures and other emergency issues. Ensure appropriate global minimum standards of credit are adhered to by all MFIs and establish and enforce appropriate credit risk limits and credit product structuring. Monitoring and reporting of compliance with VisionFund’s risk policies and frameworks: Work with Internal Audit to ensure that the risk based audit approach taken is not susceptible to gaps in the risk management process. As part of the continuous improvement loop, participate in internal audit finding reviews to help identify areas of existing or potential risk to be addressed. Monitoring risks should be a continuous process and undertaken on a formal and informal basis. The CRO is responsible for keeping abreast of activities globally that may impact on the ability of VisionFund to operate successfully. Develop regular risk reporting for each function that provides functional heads with the quantitative measures identified with respect to risk exposure and control compliance. Perform stress testing and modelling of risks where appropriate. In the event that the risk indicators are outside of established limits, or there is a breach of controls, discuss and document the specific issues with the functional heads responsible. All such failings must be highlighted in any risk reports at both Executive Management and Board levels. In addition, the CRO should ensure that Internal Audit are alerted. Prepare a monthly and quarterly risk reports for use at the Senior Management meetings, Management Risk Committee and Board ARC Committee that provides an overview of the risks faced by VisionFund together with recommended actions where appropriate. The report should include a monthly risk dashboard that provides key risk indicators with respect to risk exposure (against defined limits) and control compliance as well as stress testing results. Such reports should also provide a view and opinion of the ratios over defined time periods e.g. weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually. Ensure that Risk and Compliance considerations are properly reflected in the decision-making processes of VisionFund. Represent Risk and Compliance in these processes: Work to feed in the voice of Risk in developing VFI's Finance and Business strategies including integration between the VFI and MFI strategies, business and financial plans. Working with the Regional Finance teams, ensure the development of the MFI strategies and plans are aligned to VFI Risk tolerances and appetites, and are achievable. Responsible for consulting and advising on actions to address significant risk issues and events, table recommendations to the risk committee for approvals. Executive committee participation in board committees and appropriate management committees. The CRO is also responsible for the good corporate governance of VisonFund. This is achieved by designing and implementing an appropriate governance framework; managing the formation of and appointments to boards and committees; designing and managing the use of delegated authorities; and developing the monitoring procedures to ensure adherence. In collaboration with OCS, responsible for the development and implementation of a corporate security strategy for MFIs and VF network. Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Risk and Compliance teams: Lead, manage and develop talent for future organisational needs. Ensure all work and influence is in alignment with VisionFund's vision and mission, and that World Vision's values are embedded in everything done. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Minimum 15 + years' experience in banking or financial institutions, specifically with a minimum of [DATE REMOVED]’ experience in risk management and compliance at a senior management level. 5+ years’ experience in a Credit policy / underwriting / Credit operations / MIS function. Broad risk management knowledge including fraud and operational risk management and the ability to lead risk governance and control through recognized frameworks. Experience of operating at senior management and board level. Proven ability to develop and implement risk strategy in a multinational organisation. Experience of compliance and regulatory environments. Ability to be cross culturally sensitive through awareness of cultural differences, persuasive with good negotiating style to achieve the buy in of key stakeholders and partners. Must have high integrity and must be approachable. Professionally Qualified Accountant and/or other relevant qualifications such as masters or MBA. English fluency. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Graduate from an International Business School (Master's level). Microfinance and loan underwriting experience. International experience in emerging/developing markets. Experience of chairing executive committees. Knowledge of either French or Spanish. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 30% of the time. Ability to use computer, attend meetings, travel abroad. More Details Apply Global Asset Management Director Global Global VisionFund Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Global Asset Management Director (GAMD) is a new role within VisionFund International (VFI) Global Finance. Reporting to the CFO of VFI and managing a team of five employees, the GAMD has responsibility for the VFI global balance sheet and ensuring it is aligned behind the Our Livelihoods Promise strategy. The GAMD will manage and coordinate the asset and liability sides of VFI's balance sheet together with the treasury processes of the Group. As well as 'running the bank' and liaising with WV Treasury, this role will also centrally drive and oversee global liquidity and solvency in the field and improve the Group's treasury systems and processes to ensure efficiency and informed decision making. This is a key strategic role to achieving the 2030 Strategy. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversight of both the Global Debt Capital Management function (responsible for the raising and management of external finance) and the Global Investment Management function (responsible for the deployment of that finance around the Network). A key element of the role is to ensure that these asset and liability sides of the balance sheet are effectively managed and coordinated. For liability side, the GAMD must ensure that the Group is appropriately and efficiently funded. This includes ensuring that relationships with external lenders are maintained and developed; ensuring that new funds are effectively and efficiently sourced; and managing the debt at MFI level. A strong working relation should also develop with the Fundraising/Grants teams. For the asset side, the GAMD must ensure that capital (whether debt or equity) is effectively deployed within the MFIs in a way that assists in maximising impact. A strong working relation should develop between the GAMD’s team and the Regional Heads and MFI management to ensure that their regulatory capital and liquidity needs are appropriately serviced. The GAMD must ensure a rigorous, objective and transparent decision making process. Overall responsibility for VFI cash flow and capital forecasting, including driving effective central oversight of MFI liquidity and capital levels. The GAMD is responsible for the management of the interest rate and FX risk that arises around the group, including risks relating to debt and investments. Ensure that all regular and ad hoc reporting on treasury is carried out with sufficient quality and timeliness. Ensure the function staff receive appropriate training in treasury. Mentor and coach the team to ensure their well being and effectiveness. A key member of both the ALCO and IISC committees. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] professional relevant experience; a minimum of [DATE REMOVED] external experience working in the treasury or capital markets functions of a multinational organization, preferably at a Group level. Debt capital markets experience including the issuance of a variety of debt instruments and managing the debt investor relationships that arise from that. Design and management of the intra-group funding strategy of a financially regulated group to assist in the movement of capital around the group. Management of balance sheet risk including interest rate risk, liquidity risk and foreign exchange risk. Must be cross culturally sensitive as will work with associates from every area of the world. Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices. MCT (or equivalent treasury qualification) or CFA (or equivalent asset management qualification) qualified. MBA preferred. CPA/ACA (or equivalent) accounting qualification preferred. Fluency in English. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Good project management and organizational skills; a balanced and respectful approach to teams' differing responsibilities; excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills in both oral and written forms; effective coach - able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures formally and informally; solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting; and consulting skills to be able to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 15% of the time. More Details Apply Finance Operations and Transformation Director Global Global VisionFund Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Finance Operations and Transformation Director (FOTD) is a new role within VisionFund International (VFI) Global Finance. Reporting to the CFO and leading a team of nine, the FOTD has responsibility for VFI global financial operations and ensuring alignment behind the Our Livelihoods Promise strategy, including adoption of digital technologies. The FOTD will lead VFI's finance strategy, accounting, reporting and planning functions, and ensure global finance functions are effective and continuously improving. Leading external and internal projects, the role will drive transformation of financial systems and processes globally. The role uses strong relationship mgt, influencing and coordination skills. This is a key strategic role to achieving the 2030 Strategy. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Create VFI's first (and lead the execution of the) Global Finance Strategy globally, including transform digitally. Responsible for monthly management accounts process globally. Responsible for the production of the annual financial report and for the production of reporting to the Board and executive management, including use of data visualization. Ensure that appropriate accounting policies are developed and adhered to globally, running a team that is a technical center of excellence. Lead global planning and budgeting processes at GC and MFI levels to ensure plans are centered in Strategy, have financial integrity, are achievable and undergo sufficient scrutiny. Responsible for the budget at GC level. This will require continued development and Lean 6 Sigma use on planning processes and models. Lead the development of financial models, forecasting tools, and other analytical tools for budget and other forecasting. Ensure consistency of these different forecasts. Lead and transform the GC 'Business Model' to ensure transparency, legality and fairness, and a balance of long-term GC sustainability with minimal MFI funding, engaging outside consultants/experts. Ensure the GC finance staff receive appropriate related training. Mentor and coach the finance team to ensure their well being, effectiveness and suitable career paths. Work with the regional finance directors in the control over and update of the global VFI Finance Manual into the MFIs. Provide management with ad hoc and strategic reporting and analysis to assist in the decision making process, including engaging on Corp. Fin./M&A matters with consultants. Lead financial system adoption and ongoing management globally (including G/L, data warehousing, treasury), liaising with external consultants. Lead process improvement initiatives that promote financial visibility, process efficiency and project mgt accountability, with emphasis on standardization of policies/processes. Oversee global External Audit engagement and appointment, with Audit Partner as point of contact. Lead country level External Auditor teams. Work with MFI management and hold them accountable for resolving identified audit issues. Responsible for the ongoing administrative management of GC investments, liabilities, treasury payments and procurement. Establish and lead the Finance Business Partner initiative to liaise with and serve other GC dept leaders and MFI CFOs on their needs. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] professional relevant experience; a minimum of [DATE REMOVED] external experience working in the middle-office and back-office functions of a multinational financial organization, preferably at a Group level and at a Controller/Treasurer level. Must have experience of transforming systems and processes in a multinational organization, preferably implementation of treasury/accounting systems. Deep financial analysis and accounting understanding, preferably with some audit background. Thorough knowledge and extensive experience in the microfinance and/or banking sectors. Must have experience working with, engaging (hiring/firing) and leading external consultants (software providers, implementation providers, auditors, project mgt). Must be cross culturally sensitive as will work with associates from every area of the world. Flexibility on hours to contact people within wide time zone differences is required. Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices. Post graduate accounting qualification. MBA preferred. CPA/ACA (or equivalent) accounting qualification preferred. Fluency in English. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Good project management and organizational skills; Proven external engagement and relationship management skills; Balanced and respectful approach to teams' differing responsibilities; excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills in both oral and written forms; effective coach - able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures formally and informally; solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting; and consulting skills to be able to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 15% of the time. More Details Apply Technical Advisor, TSO Livelihood Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Technical Service Organisation (TSO) Senior Technical Advisor (STA)/Technical Advisor (TA) position provides high quality technical assistance to clients in assessments, programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models and sector approaches in alignment with World Vision’s (WV) strategy to improve child well-being (CWB) impact. This includes all aspects of grant acquisition and management for foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors including facilitation, partnering with peer organizations and private sector engagement as per needs defined by Field Office, Regional, Support Office and Global Centre clients. The STA/TA will continue to learn and grow in technical expertise to provide best in class service. This position will travel up to 30% for client requests and where possible for the individual. The Senior Technical Advisor/ TA reports to the sector Technical Director. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Field Office and Regional Office Assignments Programme Design: Provide high quality technical assistance to Field Offices for programme design, monitoring and evaluation. Provide technical expertise for all aspects of programme design (including win themes, theory of change development, logframe, proposal coordination and writing etc.) based on data, to enhance impact and evidence of impact. Develop research agendas for inclusion in grants to enhance evidence of impact. Lead, facilitate or participate in assessments. Lead or participate in developing winning programme design and resultant proposals for grant donors as per requests from clients including developing alternative approaches. Support FOs in developing capacity statement and Acts as key technical personnel of grant funded programmes for Field Offices during start-up or transition phases. Programme Implementation: Ensure FO TP designs meet organizational standards. Influence decision makers and technical specialists across the partnership, (especially in FOs and SOs) for continuous Programme Quality and quality improvement using programme data. Lead and/or participate in programme assessments and evaluations and provide inputs and advice. Assist with scale-up of core project model implementation in FOs, in alignment with strategy. Innovation and Learning: Influence Global Centre and field implementation teams with innovative and promising approaches. Facilitate and/or participate in learning events. Document lessons learned and generate stories of impact. Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model). Participate in Regional COP (Community of Practice) or learning networks relevant to the sector. Staff Capability: Work alongside Field Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models and global best practices and lessons learned. Provides training (virtual or in country) to clients as requested, including using data to inform decision making. Mentors and coaches technical staff in FOs and SOs. Contribute to the development of learning pathways for technical staff. Global Centre Engagement and Assignments Project Model Guidance and Adaptation: Co-creates and develops new project models and sector approaches in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Center (GC) Sector Team. Using best practices, innovative thinking and cutting-edge technical expertise, TA provides insight and practical ideas for adaptive design of core project models, donor and partner models and next generation approaches. Research: Lead or support the development of articles, presentations and other products that contribute to World Vision’s technical brand in alignment with relevant external engagement strategies and donor needs. Personal Development, TSO Core and Domains Professional Development: Commitment to ongoing learning for professional development and growth. Engage with leading global practitioners and donors to learn, share, develop and communicate external best practices and standards aligned with WV strategy, Our Promise (OP). TSO Systems and Knowledge Management: Lead or participate in a TSO Domain/GAM CORE team. Serve as a Core Project Model or Approach ‘Hero’ for your sector team. Administration and Management TSO Business Processes & CREDO: Internal Relationships: Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams. Approach work with a commitment to client-service that grows the capacity of FO clients. External Engagement: Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients. Represent WV in external conferences, donor meetings, technical forum, etc. as requested by clients. Admin: Maintain projects in Workfront. Complete travel bookings and expense reports. Ensure internal information management systems are updated and maintained. Complete required Compliance Trainings. Participate in team meetings and communication. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Mid-level/senior technical specialist. [DATE REMOVED] (min) field level and headquarters experience. Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization. Substantive grant experience preferred. Practitioner DME experience required. Fragile context or humanitarian experience ideal. Language skills appropriate to geographic assignment’. Training / adult learning as a required capability. Multi-regional experience, multiple contents, multiple langages. High level of academic and practical proficiency to undertake all aspects of programme design, monitoring and evaluation including design of tools, conducting complex baseline and end-line evaluations, analysis and report writing in English. And or Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors as defined in attached GAM competency overview. Experience in programming, grant implementation and management. High proficiency in grant writing. Experience in Agricultural approaches; ideally including fragile context, climate smart, food systems and or nutrition sensitive principles and practice. Experience in value chain and market systems approaches. And or Experience with Climate change and environmental adaptation and mitigation approaches. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Qualifications in Agricultural or Environmental and Climate change disciplines. Strong English language, spoken and written proficiency. Masters Degree in a relevant subject. Networked with deep knowledge of the sector and the significant actors. Experience with Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and or Women’s economic empowerment. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Advisor, Urban Programming Global Programme Effectiveness Open-ended, Full-time *For WV internal applicants only. *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Urban Programming Advisor works closely with the Technical Director to progress WV’s Transformational Development mandate in urban contexts, stable and fragile. They work directly to support and provide technical guidance to Field, Regional and Support Offices, Global Capitals and select Global Centre teams to improve our impact on the most vulnerable children, youth and families in urban contexts. In Our Promise – Going Further¸ the urban ministry is being scaled up as part of the strategic initiative “Address Vulnerability”. The Urban Programming Advisor will contribute to the realization of the Strategic Initiative through rolling out the Urban Ministry Model and Urban Programme Approach in field offices; building capacities of urban practitioners and support staff from regional offices and TSO; providing technical support on urban programming; leading knowledge management; contributing to organizational change initiatives and supporting external engagement efforts. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Advise on the realization of the urban workstream of the strategic initiative “Address Vulnerability”: Support the development of resources and products required for the Strategic Initiative, including in the lead up to WV Leadership dialogues on urban ministry scale up (such as Strategy Realization Steering Committee, advisory board meetings, Triennial Council and Global Leadership Summit). Co-lead the implementation of WV’s urban ministry scale up plan. Co-lead engagement with other GC departments (Horizon, Global IT, Global GAM, TSO, HR and others as necessary) to implement organizational changes required to support the urban ministry scale up plan. Contribute to the Urban Leadership Team. Provide technical urban expertise for the continual improvement of WV’s urban programming across the Partnership: Manage and attend to urban programming support requests from field offices. Advise and provide urban programming technical support to offices undergoing strategy refresh, adapting technical programs and project models, and (re)designing, implementing and evaluating urban programs. Develop and ensure up to date urban capacity statements and donor briefs to support grant acquisition and external engagement. Provide additional guidance to grant implementation where lessons are of strategic importance e.g. for program effectiveness, scale up, new adaptation or updating technical guidance. Build capacities of field, regional and support office and relevant GC staff (such as TSO) on urban programming, including on adapting urban programming for COVID-19 response and recovery. Lead the roll out of the urban ministry model e-learning course among field offices and other Partnership entities. Advise the adaptation of project models and sector approaches, when required, to urban fragile and stable contexts. Advise and support the roll out and adaptation of WV’s Fragile Contexts Programming Approach (FCPA) in fragile cities and other fragile urban environments. Lead Knowledge Management on Urban Programming: Manage the Urban Community of Practice. Lead the development of (compile, contribute to and disseminate) the urban CoP newsletter on quarterly basis. Organize and moderate urban CoP webinars on quarterly basis. Organize urban learning events between field offices based on demand. Develop case studies of innovative, promising urban practices that reflect the key elements of WV's Urban Ministry Model and the intersectionality between urban, fragile, gender, climate action and COVID19. Support External Engagement: Contribute to the implementation of the urban ministry external engagement plan . Support in the development of products for external engagement and communication materials on WV’s urban practice for use in key global events and among global networks. When needed, represent WV in key global events, networks/alliances and public speaking opportunities. Contribute to updating external facing website with new materials. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED]-experience in International Development and Urban Programming. A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] of working on development / humanitarian programmes at the frontline in complex urban environments, including fragile cities. Rich, diverse background in multiple sectors in urban environments. A proven record of collaboration in a cross-cultural setting. Master’s degree in international development, community development, urban planning and management, urbanism, social sciences or other related fields. Preferred: Strong understanding of the urban development and humanitarian industry and key global urban players. Experience of working with urban communities in stable and fragile developing countries. Strong ability to work autonomously. Strong communication and influencing skills, especially with departmental leaders. Strong analytical, organizational, coordination, planning, facilitation skills. Strong negotiation, decision making and problem-solving skills. Strategic thinking and analytical skills. Understand financial management and resource allocation. Demonstrated collaboration skills and effective relationship management skills. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, command of additional languages (especially Spanish) is desirable. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Response Director Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Country location to be determined based on response. *Please submit your CV in English. World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. When disaster strikes, we are on the ground, quickly providing immediate support and we stay helping to rebuild lives for children, families, and communities. We are currently accepting applications to join the Emergency Response Roster and are seeking candidates for: Response Director Response Operations Director Response Programmes Strategy & Development Director All Roster position will be Non-Family/Unaccompanied postings lasting [DATE REMOVED]. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities. General Requirements: 5+ years Leadership experience in a Humanitarian/Fragile/Emergency context Minimum [DATE REMOVED] of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country. Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses. Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals. Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings. Willing to serve unaccompanied (non-family); most likely living in a team house setting. English proficiency, written and verbal. (French/Arabic/Spanish preferred) Grant Acquisition and Management experience Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies. RESPONSE DIRECTOR PURPOSE: The Response Director (RD) has primary responsibility for directing the response from strategy to implementation, inclusive of performance and oversight of all aspects of the response. She/he should develop and maintain an efficient, cohesive team, while ensuring effective coordination and relationships with the other agencies, officials, beneficiaries, donors and all areas of the Partnership. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and monitor implementation of response strategy that addresses WV strategic goals to meet humanitarian needs: Lead response strategy development with National Director (ND), Regional Leader (RL), Partnership Executive Team (PET) and other senior stakeholders. Ensure primary and secondary information on needs inform strategy formulation. Ensure context analysis informs strategy development. Consult with ND and RL to ensure National Office (NO) strategy and plans (including Child Wellbeing targets) are taken into account in response strategy formulation. Ensure strategy aligns with anticipated capacity. Monitor appropriateness of strategy in addition to implementation of strategy and transition plans. Ensure response is staffed to meet response needs: Contribute to NO capacity building in the area of emergency response in coordination with NO leadership and Human Resources (HR). Determine response organization structure with ND and HR. Conduct high-level workforce planning with HR and mobilise surge functions as required. Oversee the recruitment of the RDs direct reports. Ensure defined accountabilities under the Emergency Management System (EMS) are clear for each function including Term of Reference (TOR) objectives and qualitycriteria. Ensure HR works with EMS functions to identify workforce requirements. Ensure HR plans for capacity building with EMS functions. Ensure HR develops performance planning and review processes that include quality criteria. Ensure HR establishes a staff care function and mechanisms that support staff well-being. Consult ND to plan Response team transition/integration. Ensure adequate internal communications mechanisms are in place to ensure policies, information and decisions are shared with staff as appropriate. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with humanitarian actors, government representatives, World Vision stakeholders, the media and general public: Represent the response in Partnership Executive Team and Partnership Coordination Team (PCT) (where activated). Identify and highlight areas of conflict to Response Senior Management Team (SMT), ND, RL and Partnership Executive Committee (where activated). Create and maintain collaborative relations and where appropriate partnerships with government, other NGOs, UN agencies, civil society, churches, bi-lateral missions and donors. Participate in consortium meetings and Response related national coordination meetings. Ensure World Vision is represented at relevant technical and coordination mechanisms in-country. Develop and plan response to achieve response strategy goal and objectives: Provide oversight to funding allocation (i.e. Private Non-sponsorship or PNS, grants, etc) to ensure alignment with strategy and humanitarian needs. Ensure response programme development meets World Vision and international standards. Ensure that adequate funding to address humanitarian needs is acquired. Ensure Advocacy staff are empowered to integrate advocacy across sectors and to develop child-focused advocacy positions which are aligned with strategy and organisational priorities, in strong alignment with NO and Response Operations teams. Facilitate the signing of MOUs and contracts, with donors, Support Offices (SOs) and other relevant stakeholders. Ensure appropriate waivers are in place to facilitate timely response implementation. Implement response programme in accordance with commitments to meet international and WV standards: Ensure that accessible beneficiary feedback mechanisms are established and functioning. Ensure staff establish community accountability methods across all of the response program. Monitor and identify risks to programme quality and coordinate resources to address them. Ensure that all programmes are implemented, monitored and evaluated according to set plans and that agreements with donors, SOs and other stakeholders are adhered to. Ensure management meetings address quality risks, relevant monitoring data and community feedback. Initiate resourcing mechanisms and ensure financial and material (in-kind) resources are managed according to WV standards, donor and SO agreements. Initiate response funding mechanisms with support of ND, RL & Regional HEA Director (RHEAD): Ensure that funding is managed and accounted for in compliance with donors and Support Offices agreements and WV standards. Ensure that programme and projects audits are planned and conducted as per WV audit regulations and donor government requirements. Ensure that audit reports are responded to and recommendations implemented. Ensure that response meets World Vision minimum quality standards and supports program improvement, reflection, learning and innovation: Ensure previous response learnings from Global learning facilitator are reviewed in program design. Encourage the incorporation of best practice and innovation in program design. Ensure all functions have quality planning sessions to meet quality objectives of their TOR. Ensure achievement level of all function quality objectives is monitored monthly and reported. Ensure risks that prevent the achievement of quality objectives are reported and rapidly addressed. Ensure mechanisms are established to identify, document, and share lessons learned with Partnership. Oversee Security function, planning and implementation to ensure response staff and organisational safety and security: Ensure staffing of Security function. Provide oversight to implementation of security protocols as per CSR. Facilitate inter-agency coordination for information sharing and intelligence sharing. Ensure response internal and external reporting requirements are met: Liaise with Programmes and Info Management to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are planned for and reports are prepared. Review and submit partnership programme reports. Prepare and submit monthly management reports. Ensure internal response coordination & information sharing mechanisms are functioning. Ensure that response staff have appropriate housing, offices and information/communication systems: Ensure that staff have access to appropriate office space/equipment, information/communication systems/equipment and other facilities which enable them to carry out their responsibilities. Ensure that all response vehicles and other equipment are well managed and maintained. Where necessary, ensure that relevant staff have access to appropriate housing. KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES: Required: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance and development sector, with a significant portion of this in INGOs. Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices. University degree in Humanitarian Studies or relevant field. Masters degree preferred. Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals. Experience working in a cross-cultural environment. Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts. Experience in engaging with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies. Experience in managing humanitarian operations that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking. Experience in serving as an organizational spokesperson to media and other external audiences. Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Preferred: 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. Work Environment/Travel: Work hours are often more than [DATE REMOVED] per day during difficult periods of the response. Responses are often mounted in insecure or natural disaster-prone contexts, which may disrupt normal work patterns and generate staff safety issues. Work and housing environments may at times be well below normal standards in terms of facilities, equipment and food availability. More Details Apply Response Operations Director Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Country location to be determined based on response. *Please submit your CV in English. World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. When disaster strikes, we are on the ground, quickly providing immediate support and we stay helping to rebuild lives for children, families, and communities. We are currently accepting applications to join the Emergency Response Roster and are seeking candidates for: Response Director Response Operations Director Response Programmes Strategy & Development Director All Roster position will be Non-Family/Unaccompanied postings lasting [DATE REMOVED]. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities. General Requirements: 5+ years Leadership experience in a Humanitarian/Fragile/Emergency context Minimum [DATE REMOVED] of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country. Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses. Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals. Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings. Willing to serve unaccompanied (non-family); most likely living in a team house setting. English proficiency, written and verbal. (French/Arabic/Spanish preferred) Grant Acquisition and Management experience Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies. RESPONSE OPERATIONS DIRECTOR PURPOSE: Response Operations Director leads the Operations team and oversees the implementation of the response activities. He/she transforms 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. KEY 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 and is operationally viable. Ensure all programs refer to technical standards, consider government standards and are aligned with Strategic Guidance and Do-Assure Dont 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 and 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, lead, resource and staff Operations unit to meet response needs: Contribute to National Office (NO) capacity building in the area of emergency response in coordination with NO leadership and Human Resources (HR). Determine Operations organisational structure and staffing plan with 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, ensuring strong alignment and coordination with Programming team during budgeting and budget management process. 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 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 Director 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. 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. 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 HR 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. KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES: Required: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance and development sector, with a significant portion of this in INGOs. Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices. 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. Strong team leadership skills. Emotional intelligence (self awareness, managing emotions and those of others, remaining calm/composed, dealing with ambiguity and change). 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: 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 behaviors which help them remain resilient and effective in dynamic and high pressure environments. Work Environment/Travel:Work hours are often more than [DATE REMOVED] per day during difficult periods of the response. Responses are often mounted in insecure or natural disaster-prone contexts, which may disrupt normal work patterns and generate staff safety issues. Work and housing environments may at times be well below normal standards in terms of facilities, equipment and food availability. More Details Apply Response Programmes Strategy & Development Director Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Country location to be determined based on response. *Please submit your CV in English. World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. When disaster strikes, we are on the ground, quickly providing immediate support and we stay helping to rebuild lives for children, families, and communities. We are currently accepting applications to join the Emergency Response Roster and are seeking candidates for: Response Director Response Operations Director Response Programmes Strategy & Development Director All Roster position will be Non-Family/Unaccompanied postings lasting [DATE REMOVED]. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities. General Requirements: 5+ years Leadership experience in a Humanitarian/Fragile/Emergency context Minimum [DATE REMOVED] of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country. Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses. Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals. Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings. Willing to serve unaccompanied (non-family); most likely living in a team house setting. English proficiency, written and verbal. (French/Arabic/Spanish preferred) Grant Acquisition and Management experience Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies. RESPONSE PROGRAMMES DIRECTOR PURPOSE: The Response Programmes Director oversees/leads the Sector Programming Team, including Program Officer(s), Design Monitor Evaluation (DME), Humanitarian Accountability and Information Management. The Programme Director supports the Response Director (RD) and Operations Director (OD) in designing the response strategy and operations plan and works in close coordination with both. The Response Programmes Director is responsible to manage grant acquisition, assessments, monitor and humanitarian accountability and liaises with Support Offices (SOs), and international donors. Response Programmes Director is part of the Response Senior Leadership Team. Response Programmes Director will coordinate/advise with Response Director (RD)/Senior Leadership Team (SLT) go or no go for proposals. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Establish, lead, resource and staff the programmes unit to meet response needs: Lead team/individual development and provide direction and support as needed to enable effective performance. Contribute to National Office (NO) capacity building in the area of emergency response in coordination with NO leadership and Human Resources (HR). Determine Programmes organisational structure and staffing plan with HR. Work with HR to recruit and deploy Programmes staff and plan for capacity development. Ensure Programmes staff handovers are conducted. Develop Programmes budget in coordination with Finance. Support RD and Finance in developing Response Budget, ensuring strong alignment and coordination with Operations team during budgeting and budget management process. Plan for Programmes Unit transition/integration with NO, where applicable. Lead the programme planning process to ensure alignment with context, humanitarian needs, response strategy as well as operational feasibility and technical quality: Support development of operational intent plan to align with funding allocations ensuring operational feasibility and technical quality. Support Sectors and Operations Director to draft response plan. Work with Grants, Acquisition and Management (GAM) to coordinate grant acquisition. Write Operational Intent inclusive of targets. Prepare project RACIs (responsible, accountable, consulted, informed) for new grants. Oversee donor liaison and advocacy is undertaken to resource operations plan to address humanitarian needs: The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities: Monitor and analyse donor opportunities to ensure they align with operational intent. Communicate humanitarian needs identified through assessments, monitoring data and community feedback to in-country donors and Support Offices International Programmes Groups. Represent World Vision with potential donors (ECHO, DFID, EU, OFDA, etc.) including bilateral, multilateral and corporate. Collaborate with Advocacy to influence donor funding strategies when appropriate. Liaises with SOs regarding donor priorities and opportunities for funding. Support Finance in the allocation and tracking of response funding to ensure response strategic priorities are funded and effective leveraging of available funding: The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the Programme team undertake the following activities: Support mapping of all funding sources with Finance. Support funding allocation process (Private Non Sponsorship & grant opportunities) in coordination with Finance, Response Director and Operations to reflect response strategic priorities, operational realities and ensure compliance with relevant funding regulations. Support Finance to track donor funding allocation and commitments to ensure response strategic priorities are funded. Oversee development and submission of project proposals to donors to resource operations plan: The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities: Develop project proposals with Operations, Advocacy, Finance and relevant Support functions and ensure stakeholders have the opportunity to review proposals and raise issues prior to submission to donors. Ensure proposals are aligned with the operational plan, sector DADDs and standards. Ensure proposals are aligned with accountability standards and basic DME requirements. Maintain donor and SOs communications to facilitate funding acquisition. Support Finance to ensure an up-to-date funding matrix. Ensure support for Finance to establish grant management system to guarantee fulfillment of donor requirements: The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the GAM team undertake the following activities: Support Finance to conduct grant orientation or grant start-up workshops for relevant staff. Plan and manage donor reporting to ensure that all donor requirements are met. Support Finance with monitoring of grants for compliance with grant requirements. Oversee planning, implementation, analysis and sharing of findings from assessments and program monitoring. The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities: Plan the initial rapid assessment process and manage the data collection (including primary, secondary data, observational data and community feedback) Manage or support ongoing community based assessments as agreed with sector and sub-function leads. Incorporate baseline indicators into assessments. Analyse assessment data and provide recommendations for strategy and programme design. Map interagency assessment processes and participate in joint assessments as agreed with response management. Design programme based on response strategy, context and humanitarian needs: Review NO Strategy, context analysis and assessment findings for design recommendations. Facilitate the input of all Emergency Management System (EMS) functions into the programme design process. Ensure the overall programme design incorporates international humanitarian standards and WV guidance and standards and indicators (i.e. Sphere, DADDs, CWBOs, PAF, etc). Oversee implementation of the programme monitoring system: The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities: Develop and implement the programme monitoring system which integrates programme and project requirements. Prepare Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) monitoring reports and share with Operations on a monthly basis. Collaborate with Information Management and Humanitarian Accountability (HA) to provide summaries of community based data and share with Operations and management to support programme adaptation and improvement. Ensure implementation of baselines, evaluations, reviews and learning events for continuous improvement: The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME and HA teams undertake the following activities: Conduct real time evaluation (RTE) during the first phase of the response. Plan and implement real time learning event (RTLE) with Region and H-LEARN and monitor implementation of resulting plan of action. Plan and manage project/programme baselines, evaluations and reviews to meet donor and organizational requirements. Communicate baseline, evaluation and review findings with response staff and communities. Develop Plans of Action that address evaluation, review recommendations and monitor implementation. Ensure establishment of response information management system to meet response needs: The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the Information Management team undertake the following activities: Assess programmatic information needs of internal and external stakeholders. Design and maintain information management system with Information and Communication Technology. Contextualise protocols for internal information sharing with relevant functions. Agree on common information sharing protocols with external stakeholders and RD. Ensure compilation and analysis of relevant information to inform response design, programme management, operational improvement and promote learning. Share programme information with internal and external stakeholders on a regular basis to meet their information requirements. Oversee development and implementation of community consultation and information provision mechanisms: The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the HA team undertake the following activities: Design and implement community consultation processes to ensure understanding of World Visions role, planned interventions and provide opportunities for input and feedback into programme and project designs. Design and implement Information Provision plan to ensure that accurate and reliable information about the programme is made available and shared with communities in a timely and accessible manner. Establish and support implementation of complaint and feedback mechanisms: The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the HA team undertake the following activities: Document, implement and monitor complaint and feedback systems to ensure timely responses to communities. Consolidate and analyse community complaint information to inform Operations and response management of key issues raised by beneficiaries. Coordinate Humanitarian Accountability planning and learning with other accountability focused INGOs and LNGOs. KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES: Required: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance and development sector, with a significant portion of this in INGOs. Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices. University degree in Humanitarian Studies or relevant field. Masters 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. Work experience as Program Officer at least for [DATE REMOVED] in a country other than the home country. Strong team leadership skills. Emotional Intelligence (self awareness, managing emotions and those of others, remaining calm/composed, dealing with ambiguity and change). Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief setting. Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders. Preferred: Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings. Experience coordination with INGOs and other key stakeholders-High degree of negotiation and persuasion skills. Ability to work with a reasonable 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. Excellent time-management and prioritization. Demonstrates openness and transparency. Work Environment/Travel: Work hours are often more than [DATE REMOVED] per day during difficult periods of the response.Work hours are often more than [DATE REMOVED] per day during difficult periods of the response. Responses are often mounted in insecure or natural disaster-prone contexts, which may disrupt normal work patterns and generate staff safety issues. Work and housing environments may at times be well below normal standards in terms of facilities, equipment and food availability. More Details Apply wvi.org © 2018 World Vision International Terms of Use Privacy Security Language English Español Français Português ShareThis Copy and Paste
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Rwanda https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda9%This site uses cookies to enhance the user experience. More info about cookies. CAREERS WVI.ORG NEWSROOM PUBLICATIONS STORIES Language HOME LOGIN EXPLORE CAREERS WHY WORLD VISION OPEN POSITIONS SEARCH ALL JOBS Job Opportunities with World Vision Rwanda World Vision Rwanda has worked with the vulnerable children of Rwanda, their families and communities, since 1994. Currently, World Vision Rwanda has a commitment to bring hope and help to children and communities in the country through a range of holistic, integrated projects that promote change and improve well-being. Every year, about 1.2 Million people especially children benefit from World Vision Rwanda’s programmes, which currently operate in 24 of 30 districts throughout Rwanda. Thank you for your interest in working with World Vision Rwanda! Website | Facebook | Twitter SORT BY Relevancy Most Recent A-Z Education Advisor Africa Rwanda Education & Life Skills Open-ended, Full-time JOB OPPORTUNITY EDUCATION ADVISOR World Vision International (Rwanda) is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda. World Vision (WV) seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of Education Advisor. This position will be based at the Head office in Kigali and reporting to the Chief of Party for the Homes and Communities project. Please note that this position is contingent upon funding and donor approval. Purpose of the position: The Education Advisor will lead the development and review of home and community strategies to improve early learning and reading outcomes for all children, especially girls and boys with disabilities. The Education Advisor will lead engagement with external agencies to ensure robust collaboration with other agencies working in the area of children’s literacy in Rwanda, and to avoid duplication of work, especially other USAID education activities. Finally, the Education Advisor will identify consultancy needs to ensure outcomes will be met, manage said consultancies, and review deliverables. The major responsibilities: Oversee and lead the development of strategies to support early childhood development positive parenting, quality materials and content and robust linkages between home-school-community to strengthen children’s literacy Support approaches to include children with disability to increase at home learning and participation in community-based literacy activities Provide technical support to train community-based structures to implement positive parenting and literacy activities Manage consultancies for the development of educational, training or other content to deliver project results Coordinate development and procurement of supplementary reading materials for children with Rwanda Education Board, Rwanda Children’s Book Organization, coordinating with external actors as needed integrating cross-cutting themes such as gender and disability. Provide technical guidance on baseline instruments, review assessment results to inform strategies Coordinate with key stakeholders (e.g. consultant) on a social behavior change study to foster a safer, stimulating and more supportive home learning environment Adapt other existing training materials in collaboration with MINEDUC and other key early grade reading stakeholders based on a review of materials available in schools and communities to ensure gaps are filled and to eliminate duplication. Review of Work Plans and Consultancy Needs: Provide technical review and feedback on feasibility of proposed work plans; provide adjustments and recommendations as needed. Identify consultancy needs for early literacy activities to ensure targets are met on time; manage consultancies and review technical deliverables in consultation with identified WVUS and relevant team member. Partnership Engagement: Engage with strategic partners, including MINEDUC, REB, and other education departments ministries (in coordination with the WV Education Technical Program Manager), key bilateral donors (USAID, DFID, JICA, etc.), and other relevant major education actors (i.e. Save the Children, Rwanda Reads, Chemonics, WFP and local organizations) to ensure coordination and collaboration in the child literacy space, and identify/develop WV’s core literacy strengths. Works closely with Education Technical Program Manager at National Level to ensure the Homes and Communities project is well represented in all Education coordination meetings and other humanitarian forums at all levels. Management and Building Capacity of Local Staff: Build the capacity of Literacy Coordinators in literacy competencies, using the literacy-specific competencies to determine literacy learning needs for WV literacy staff, and incorporate into staff L&D plans; build the staff capacity on positive parenting, inclusive education practices and home-school-community partnerships; facilitate and develop capacity of local community structures. Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training: Minimum Qualification required: Master’s Degree or higher in education, international development, curriculum and instruction or related field Experience: At least [DATE REMOVED] performing a similar role and team management experience, preferably within East Africa. Technical Skills & Abilities: -Essential Understanding of the 5 core components of literacy instruction Understanding of key challenges in child literacy in Rwanda Knowledge of positive parenting strategies Ability to ensure gender equality and social inclusion throughout the program Experience providing educational technical support to community-based structures Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Kinyarwanda, including proposal and report-writing skills. Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible worldview, and ability to work with a wide range of people from different backgrounds. -Desirable Understanding of early learning in young children (early childhood development) Familiarity with inclusive education and universal design for education and ways to provide specialized support to children with disabilities Understanding of how literacy skills can be sequenced in instruction of teaching and learning Ability to facilitate partnerships at the national and local level to improve literacy Ability to adapt curricula or based on a review of other materials available in schools and communities to ensure gaps are filled and to eliminate duplication. Understand how to complement work of national literacy programs (e.g. Rwanda Education Board and USG, Education Strategic Plan activities) Ability to assess, level, and focus on the capacity building in facilitators to develop supplementary reading materials themselves supplementary reading materials for children. Understanding of early grade reading assessment to give input to monitoring and evaluation Education Strategic Plan processes and outputs. Knowledge of the Rwanda MINEDUC and NCDA materials including early grade reading curriculum a plus and minimum standards and national parenting curriculum and the national early childhood development policy Strong supervision skills, including training, mentoring, coaching, and supporting staff. Excellent relationship building and people management skills. Emotional maturity and ability to lead a team of professionals. Salary: The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply. How to apply: Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered. In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on wvrwanda-recruitment@wvi.org (no applications will be accepted through this email). The closing date for submission of applications is [DATE REMOVED]; no late applications will be accepted. As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks. Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. More Details Apply People and Culture Officer Africa Rwanda Human Resources Open-ended, Full-time JOB OPPORTUNITY People and Culture (Human Resource) Officer World Vision is a child focused Christian humanitarian organization implementing development programs in 29 Districts of Rwanda. World Vision Rwanda seeks to hire a highly qualified, dedicated and experienced national for the position of People and Culture (Human Resource) Officer. The position will be based in Kigali Head Office and reporting to the People & Culture Manager. Purpose of the position: To provide general support in People and Culture (P&C) operational functions especially in Recruitment & onboarding and Employee Relations to enable achievement of the department’s objectives for improvement of the wellbeing of the most vulnerable children. The job holder will also ensure consolidation of different departments’ staffing needs to be used for workforce planning, and he/she will be responsible for maintaining an updated status of recruitment processes and is responsible for staff files management. The major responsibilities include: % Time Major Activities End Results Expected 50% Recruitment and onboarding Contribute to overall recruitment processes and ensure timely and quality recruitment and selection processes are carried out. Provide support in developing workforce plans Provide regular and updated information on recruitments status using recruitment tracking tool Ensure all necessary documentation on recruitment processes is kept on new staff files Provide a preliminary orientation to new staff Effective end to end recruitment Information on staffing needs from different departments is consolidated to inform workforce planning Recruitment tracking is updated on a regular basis All necessary recruitment document is kept on new staff files New staff quickly integrated 20% Salaries and Benefits Declare new staff in RSSB and ensure they get affiliation numbers Maintain a file of staff changes that affect their salaries (new hires, leavers, transfers, promotions, etc) Update the relevant institution on incoming new staff to provide information on students’ loans to be recovered from the payroll All new staff have RSSB affiliation numbers Information needed to process the payroll readily available Data on students’ loans available 20% Staff files Management Support in periodic bulk filing i.e. contract renewals, merit letters and performance management records (agreements and reviews). Oversee archiving of staff files in accordance with WV Rwanda and national standards Conduct periodic staff file audits to ensure that all staff necessary information are in place and updated Ensure high security and confidentiality of staff files Periodic bulk filing promptly done A quality archiving system for former staff file is in place Staff files are kept secure with high confidentiality 10% Our People (OP) support Support in updating staff data in Our People System. Staff data are up-to-date in OP system. Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience The following knowledge, skills and abilities may be acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training: University Degree in Human Resource Management [DATE REMOVED]’ experience in human resource management generalist role Excellent interpersonal skills Strong computer/data base skills Attention to details Ability to multi-task Ability to work calmly under pressure Good planning and organizational skills Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff Effective in written and verbal communication in English and Kinyarwanda Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Strong skills and experience in recruitment and selection processes Understanding of the local labor legislations Experience in employee relations Salary: The salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. N.B: Women are highly encouraged to apply. How to apply: Should you wish to apply for this position, please go to http://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-rwanda If this is your first time applying online via the World Vision International careers website, you will need to register an account along with your application details. This site will provide you with additional functionality, such as saved searches and email alerts. Registration requires minimal information to create your account. Further details will be collected during the application process. All applicants must apply using our online application system, CVs received via email or standard post will NOT be considered. In case you face any challenges in applying, please let us know on wvrwanda-recruitment@wvi.org (no applications will be accepted through this email). The closing date for submission of applications is [DATE REMOVED]; no late applications will be accepted. As a child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks. Note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. More Details Apply Global Security Advisor Global Security Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Primary role; to design and implement security structures for World Vision International (WVI) Disasters Managements (DM) - Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) response operations in medium to high risk conflict and fragile contexts in alignment with WVI security policies and procedures that will allow WVI to deliver humanitarian aid & relief programmes securely and in a timely manner while maximizing staff safety. Secondary role; when directed provide direct and indirect security support across the WVI partnership to support Regional and National Senior Management Teams’ with; Critical Security Incident and/or Crisis Management, Investigations, Civil-Military-Police Coordination, Context Analysis, and Technical Security Advice and Training. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Strategy Development: Contribute to the development and implementation of global security strategies for humanitarian emergency response operations. Ensure security management procedures are in alignment with WV Security policy and international best practice. Collaborate with Response Directors to ensure that the response security strategy is appropriately aligned with OCS regional priorities. Operational Support: Initial Global Response Operations Deploy as a member of the Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT) in accordance with the WVI Emergency Management System (EMS) in order to establish initial response operations. Provide sound technical assistance to humanitarian response senior management teams in the assessment of security risks and the development of security planning to mitigate assessed threats in accordance with the Terms of Reference as outlined in the WVI EMS manual. Sustaining Global Response Operations: Deploy to WV operational areas to provide initial security management in emergency situations and to augment existing security management structures as required. Provide guidance for Response Security Managers as required. Review Security Risk Ratings with OCS Analysis Unit and assist in the development of mitigation strategies for responses that are compliant with WV’s Core Security Requirements (CSR). Assess capacity & operational gaps WV’s Core Security Requirements (CSR) in HEA Reponses and develop work plans to implement mitigation strategies in collaboration with Response Security Managers. Support crisis management and business continuity including impact analyses to accurately define critical time-sensitive security activities and assist the design, development, and documentation of work area recovery plans. Technical Support: Provide ongoing technical support to the HEA Response Security Managers and National Security Managers in the assessment of security risks and the development of security planning to mitigate assessed threats in WV operations. Provide support in the development of operational security and contingency plans as requested by the Office of Corporate OCS, Director of Operations. Work closely with Response Security Managers and Regional Security Directors to provide independent assessment of ‘Medium – High Risk’ response contexts and the application of WV’s security risk rating system. Assist in providing civil-military-police operations policy oversight and technical support to Regional/National senior leadership. Contribute to development of global policies, guidelines and standards relating to security management and provide leadership in contextualizing and mainstreaming them within WV’s global operations. Provide technical support and oversight of incident case management and provision of after action reviews/lessons learned exercises and security investigations for complex and serious cases and ensure knowledge capture. Capacity Building: Assist in the assessment, development and implementation of global capacity building plan for security management in the context of HEA responses. Engage with Response Managers and HEA staff to raise the awareness of security management as per WV Corporate Security policies. Identify, share / facilitate access to security tools, resources and materials as well as learning and support opportunities for Regional & National Offices. These may include facilitating and conducting training, engagement of trainers, establishing institutional links, identifying opportunities for staff exchange or mentoring. Identify and mentor staff as future Response Security Managers. Internal/External Liaison & Coordination: Internal Regular liaison with Response Managers, Response Security Managers (RSM), Regional Security Directors (RSD’s) and other key stakeholders. Act as a strategic link for the promotion of security assessment & planning standards connecting National Offices, Regional Offices, Support Offices and Global Centre. Regularly liaise with WV security network on emerging security issues and provide analysis on potential impact on WV operations. Actively contribute to partnership forums, working Groups and networks related to security management. Work closely with members of the Corporate Security team promoting mutual learning, support and accountability. External Regular liaison with the United Nations (UN) security departments, other INGO security departments and agencies to include international security forums and security centers of excellence to develop best practices and lessons learned. Knowledge Management: Participate in the process of continuous learning on international best practice in security management & analysis and identify tools and processes that can be implemented into WV operations globally. Encourage mutual learning on security management issues within the region and globally. Assist in the facilitation of and coordination of global security information sharing forum/network that promotes the embedding of security information management into all layers of WV’s programmes. Facilitate the documentation of best practices and contribute to the community of practice and centre of excellence. General: Support activities that will enrich and develop World Vision’s Core Values. Practice an inclusive leadership style that will be a role model for staff, peers and others. Perform any other tasks assigned by the Partnership Leader. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. (General Management studies also considered); or Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services). Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context. Understanding of setting threat or risk levels for specific contexts, considering the strategic and tactical situation as applied to humanitarian response operations. Internationally recognized qualifications in Risk Management or Business Continuity would be an advantage. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Relevant bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. General Management studies also considered; or Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services). Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context. 5+ yrs in a relevant security management role in INGO, Private or Govt Sectors. International security management experience in humanitarian disaster responses. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 40% of the time. Must be prepared to travel to ‘high risk’ security environments at short notice. Will be expected to manage high stress security events. Flexibility in work hours is expected. More Details Apply Senior Technical Advisor, Social and Behaviour Change Global Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The TSO Senior Technical Advisor (STA) for Social and Behaviour Change position provides high quality technical assistance to clients in trainings, assessments, programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of social & behavioural change (SBC) tools, core project models and sector approaches in alignment with World Vision’s (WV) strategy to improve child well-being (CWB) impact. This includes all aspects of grant acquisition and management for foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors including facilitation, partnering with peer organizations and private sector engagement as per needs defined by Field Office, Regional, Support Office and Global Centre clients. The STA will continue to learn and grow in technical expertise to provide best in class service while building capabilities of team members for SBC. This position may require travel up to 30%. The Senior Technical Advisor reports to the Health Technical Director with a matrix relationship to the Global Sector Lead, Health & Nutrition. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Senior Technical Advisor Policies, Standards and Guidance: Upon assignment, TA refines terms of reference with clear objectives, timeline, role & responsibilities and deliverables. Provides high quality technical assistance to Field Offices for programme design, monitoring and evaluation, with a concentration on SBC tools (e.g. Barrier Analysis, Trials of Improved Practices [TIPS], positive deviance inquiries) and SBC CPMs (e.g. Nurturing Care Groups). Co-creates and develops new project models and sector approaches in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Center (GC) Sector Lead. Co-creates and develops online training resources (e.g. asynchronous Barrier Analysis and NCG trainings; smaller narrated presentations on SBC). Provides technical assistance to Field Offices (FO) to contextualize and adapt project models and sector approaches, and to apply SBC-related tools, to their contexts. Conducts technical reviews and provides consulting in response to requests from FO, Support Offices (SO), Regional Offices (RO) or GC clients. Engage with leading global practitioners and donors to learn, share, develop and communicate external best practices and standards aligned with WV strategy, Our Promise (OP). Using best practices, innovative thinking and cutting-edge technical expertise, TA provides insight and practical ideas for adaptive design of core project models, donor and partner models and next generation approaches. Contribute to FO,s strategy design, and sector Technical Programme (TP) process based on a service request. Staff Capability: Work alongside Global Centre and Field Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models and global best practices and lessons learned. Provides training to clients as requested, including using data to inform decision making. Mentors and coaches technical staff across sectors. Contribute to the development of learning pathways for technical staff across sectors. Identify best practices and lessons learned from program implementation, document and share to Community of Practice (COP) as needed. Participate in sector COP. Innovation/Research: Influence Global Centre and field implementation teams with innovative and promising approaches. Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model). Lead or support the development of articles, presentations, manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, and other products that contribute to World Vision’s technical brand in alignment with relevant external engagement strategies. Programme Design: Provide technical expertise for all aspects of programme design (including win themes, theory of change development, logframe, proposal coordination and writing etc.) based on data, to enhance impact and evidence of impact. Develop research agendas for inclusion in grants to enhance evidence of impact. Lead, facilitate or participate in assessments. Lead or participate in developing winning programme design and resultant proposals for grant donors as per requests from clients including developing alternative approaches. Support FOs in developing capacity statement. Acts as key technical personnel of grant funded programmes for Field Offices during start-up or transition phases. Programme Implementation: Facilitate and/or participate in learning events. Document lessons learned and generate stories of impact. Ensure FO TP designs meet organizational standards. Influence decision makers and technical specialists across the partnership, (especially in FOs and SOs) for continuous Programme Quality and quality improvements using programme data. Lead and/or participate in programme assessments and evaluations and provide inputs and advice. Assist with scale-up of core project model implementation in FOs, in alignment with strategy. TSO Business Processes Knowledge Management and Communications: Contributes to organizational learning through active engagement and leadership within internal and external COPs, especially WV’s existing SBC CoP and the CORE Group SBCWG. Share client engagement best practices across TSO. Professional Development: Commitment to ongoing learning for professional development and growth. Internal Relationships: Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams. Approach work with a commitment to client-service, that grows the capacity of FO clients. External Engagement: Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients. Represent WV in external conferences, donor meetings, technical forum, etc. as requested by clients. Admin: Maintain projects in Workfront. Complete travel bookings and expense reports. Ensure internal information management systems are updated and maintained. Complete required Compliance Trainings. Participate in team meetings and communication. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Senior technical specialist. [DATE REMOVED] (min) field level and headquarters experience. Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization (MPH preferred). Trained in Designing for Behaviour Change or Barrier Analysis ([DATE REMOVED] minimum course) and the Care Group Approach ([DATE REMOVED] minimum course). Knowledge of multiple behaviour change models. Substantive grant experience required. Practitioner/contributor DME experience preferred. Fragile context or humanitarian experience ideal. Language skills appropriate to geographic assignment’. Training / adult learning as a required capability. Multi-regional experience, multiple contexts, multiple languages. Strong experience in building competencies for Social and Behaviour change across contexts (fragile, development, urban) and across sectors (health, nutrition, child protection, WASH and others). Strong experience in training field staff and others in Barrier Analysis or Designing for Behaviour Change, and the Care Group approach. Training experience with Make Me a Change Agent a plus. Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors as defined in attached GAM competency overview. Experience in programming, grant implementation and management. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Masters Degree in a relevant area (MPH preferred). Second language proficiency. Networked with deep knowledge of the sector and the significant actors. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor, TSO Global Education & Life Skills Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor (TA) position provides high quality technical assistance to clients in assessments, programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models and sector approaches in alignment with World Vision’s (WV) strategy to improve child well-being (CWB) impact, specifically in the life cycle of early childhood development ([DATE REMOVED] old and below). This includes all aspects of grant acquisition and management for foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors including facilitation, partnering with peer organizations and private sector engagement as per needs defined by Field Office, Regional, Support Office (SO) and Global Centre (GC) clients. The TA will continue to learn and grow in technical expertise to provide best in class service for Early Childhood Development. This position will travel up to 30% for client requests and where possible for the individual. The TA reports to the sector Technical Director. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Field Office and Regional Office Assignments Programme Design: Provide high quality technical assistance to Field Offices for programme design, monitoring and evaluation in ECD programmes. Provide technical expertise for all aspects of ECD programme design (including win themes, theory of change development, logframe, proposal coordination and writing etc.) based on data, to enhance impact and evidence of impact. Develop research agendas for inclusion in grants to enhance evidence of impact using global tools and standards related to early childhood development milestones and environments. Lead, facilitate or participate in assessments. Lead or participate in developing winning ECD programme design and resultant proposals for grant donors as per requests from clients including developing alternative approaches. Support Field Offices in developing capacity statement and Acts as key technical personnel of grant funded programmes for Field Offices during start-up or transition phases. Programme Implementation: Ensure Field Offices ECD programme designs meet organizational standards. Influence decision makers and technical specialists across the partnership, for continuous Programme Quality and quality improvement using programme data. Lead and/or participate in programme assessments and evaluations and provide inputs and advice. Assist with scale-up of core project model implementation in FOs, in alignment with strategy. Innovation and Learning: Influence Global Centre and field implementation teams with innovative and promising approaches. Facilitate and/or participate in learning events. Document lessons learned and generate stories of impact. Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model). Participate in Regional COP (Community of Practice) or learning networks relevant to the sector. Staff Capability: Work alongside Field Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models and global best practices and lessons learned. Provides training (virtual or in country) to clients as requested, including using data to inform decision making. Mentors and coaches technical staff in FOs and SOs. Contribute to the development of learning pathways for technical staff. Global Centre Engagement and Assignments Project Model Guidance and Adaptation: Co-creates and develops new project models and sector approaches in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Center (GC) Sector Team. Using best practices, innovative thinking and cutting-edge technical expertise, TA provides insight and practical ideas for adaptive design of core project models, donor and partner models and next generation approaches. Research: Lead or support the development of articles, presentations and other products that contribute to World Vision’s technical brand in alignment with relevant external engagement strategies and donor needs. Personal Development, TSO Core and Domains Professional Development: Commitment to ongoing learning for professional development and growth. Engage with leading global practitioners and donors to learn, share, develop and communicate external best practices and standards aligned with WV strategy, Our Promise (OP). TSO Systems and Knowledge Management: Lead or participate in a TSO Domain/GAM CORE team. Serve as a Core Project Model or Approach ‘Hero’ for your sector team. Administration and Management TSO Business Processes & CREDO Internal Relationships: Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams. Approach work with a commitment to client-service that grows the capacity of FO clients. External Engagement: Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients. Represent WV in external conferences, donor meetings, technical forum, etc. as requested by clients. Admin: Maintain projects in Workfront. Complete travel bookings and expense reports. Ensure internal information management systems are updated and maintained. Complete required Compliance Trainings. Participate in team meetings and communication. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Mid-level/senior ECD technical specialist. [DATE REMOVED] (min) field level and headquarters experience. Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization related to early childhood development. Substantive grant experience required. DME experience preferred. Fragile context or humanitarian experience ideal. Proficient in English. French or Spanish is ideal. Training / adult learning as a required capability. Multi-regional experience, multiple contexts. Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors as defined in attached GAM competency overview. Experience in programming, grant implementation and management. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Masters Degree in a relevant subject. Second language proficiency. Networked with deep knowledge of the sector and the significant actors. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Chief Operating and Technology Officer (COTO) Global Global Field Operations Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Chief Operating and Technology Office (COTO) will work in partnership with the VisionFund Network (total staff of approx. 7,200) to seek to impact 4m children per year, currently, and up to 30m by 2030. The role will support the Vision Fund International (VFI) President and CEO and the Regions in delivering an Annual Operating Plan of Net Income before Donations, of circa USD5m+. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the COTO drives Operational Excellence and digital transformation through change management initiatives that build the capacity of the 28 MFIs to deliver on Our Promise and on VisionFund’s 2030 strategy. As a Christian leader, the COTO will develop and build a strong team to ensure a coordinated delivery of MFI and client centric products, services and expertise to support the field operations and drive efficiency. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Senior Leadership Team membership and global responsibilities: Be a core member of VFI senior leadership team and contribute towards the overall progress of the ministry. Foster an organizational culture of Performance, Operational Excellence and Accountability based on VisionFund/World Vision Core Values, vision and mission. Ensure ongoing change management and strategic priorities drive resource allocation that can deliver increased impact and target benefits, in alignment with global priorities and strategy. Role modelling Christian Leadership and Core Values. Represent the organisation in the global governance structure (VFI Board and Committees). Strengthen operations and build capacity in the MFIs by developing global standards, Operational Excellence and digital transformation: Lead on Operational Excellence by ensuring strategic, responsive and coordinated provision of global products and services to the VisionFund: Network through a range of teams: Technology and Digital Transformation Data Management Product Delivery and Execution Sales and Branch Productivity Frontline staff training Operationalise and ensure ongoing application of an efficient framework for strategic initiatives and business processes implementation and the coordination of all stakeholders’ efforts. Eliminate siloes and foster cross-collaboration to achieve effectivess programmes that support MFIs’ day-to-day field operations. Develop and support the deployment of product and service offerings that facilitate the realisation of our strategy. Deliver simple, efficient, innovative and secure technology & operational services to the Network that mitigate operational risk and increase efficiency. Develop and leverage centres of excellence that drive operational excellence and deliver excellent client experience to create clear distinctives for VisionFund and value for clients. Strengthen and increase MFI productivity across the VisionFund Network through a coordinated approach with regional and country teams. Develop and drive digital transformation and data services throughout the organisation, setting the vision and drawing stakeholders together on this journey. Leadership, guidance and support to the Team for personal/team development and wellbeing (personal, professional and spiritual): Inspire and align leaders of the various teams and influence the performance of the same. Nurture the spiritual and professional development of direct reports and team members. Instill and encourage a strong servant and service culture in leaders and their teams; role modelling Christian Leadership and Core Values. Provide feedback and coaching to direct reports and team members. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: COO experience or strong operating skills in microfinance or banking delivering operational excellence. 15+ years’ work experience in a global, matrix-managed organisation. 5+ years’ experience managing people at a senior level. Experience delivering digital transformation (especially core banking systems and digital solutions). Experience working in a multinational and multicultural environment with proven cross-cultural effectiveness. Consultancy experience (internal or external) is desirable and a proven ability for spotting improvement opportunities and making those happen in a complex and dynamic environment. Solid strategic leadership skills preferably gained in financial services, microfinance experience an advantage. Good written and verbal communication skills and strong at influencing. Able to lead and manage a virtual team. Ability to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and guide people. Proven organisational skills and able to ability to manage change programmes. Must be able to simultaneously manage multiple priorities, projects and stakeholders. A minimum of a university degree (ideally a Master’s degree) in in Finance, Business, Economics, ICT, Engineering or equivalent level of knowledge demonstrated through relevant experience. French or Spanish fluency would be a plus. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Project management experience working to recognized PM methodologies is preferred. French or Spanish fluency would be a plus. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time. Ability to use computer, attend meetings, travel abroad. More Details Apply Chief Risk Officer, VisionFund International Global Global Field Operations Open-ended, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Chief Risk Officer (‘CRO’) is a newly created senior management role within the Global Centre of VisionFund International, World Vision’s microfinance subsidiary. Reporting directly to the CEO, the CRO is responsible for global enterprise risk management, which includes oversight and leadership of all risks and compliance to policies across the VisionFund network of 28 microfinance institutions (MFIs). The role oversees, among other things, roles accountable for Corporate Governance, Credit Risk Policy, Information Security and Physical Security. To manage this, the CRO will set global risk strategy and oversee, manage and align the risk management frameworks, policies, tools and practices globally. The CRO must also drive a culture in which Risk and Compliance have sufficient voice and are embedded in all key decision-making processes. The Risk function is a strategic function that steers business direction and strategy, and ensures the long-term resilience of VisionFund. The Compliance function is also vital for operations in the MFI network. The CRO will manage a team and attend on the VFI Board committees. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The CRO is responsible for running the Risk and Compliance department. The Risk and Compliance department is the second line of defence for VisionFund to the risks that arise from its operations. The first line of defence to these risks is the responsibility of operational management within both the MFIs and Global Centre. The Risk and Compliance teams’ responsibilities are therefore to ensure that the MFIs and Global Centre operate with due regard to risk. The key risks areas within VisionFund include: Operational Liquidity Credit Insurance / other product (E.g. Savings / Remittances) Reputational Capital Strategic Mission Country People Legal Compliance / Regulatory External Risk Technology The management of these risks is achieved via the below responsibilities. Maintain and develop the risk management strategy, policy, frameworks, tools and practices: Guide and support internal VFI departments and teams with risk mapping and the development risk mitigation plans. Responsible for the periodic review of the effectiveness VisionFund’s risk management infrastructure. In conjunction with the CEO and Audit & Risk Committee, defines and sets VFI’s Risk Appetite and Risk Profile at a global level and works with local in-country Boards for the local businesses to underpin VisionFund’s strategy and plans. Ensure that VisionFund has an approved written risk management strategy, policy and frameworks which are consistent with the VisionFund business strategies, capital strength and management expertise. Ensure appropriate implementation of the strategy and policies globally – both at MFI and Global Centre level: Oversee the implementation of and adherence to risk control frameworks, policies and business standards aligned with VisionFund policies and procedures in risk. Provide appropriate guidance, challenge and advice to the MFIs’ executive management on all risks that they own and that they have accountability to manage. Responsible for training in risk management globally. Manage the development and regular testing of VisionFund Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans and ensure that they are formally approved by the Board of Directors. Report on all events on system failures and other emergency issues. Ensure appropriate global minimum standards of credit are adhered to by all MFIs and establish and enforce appropriate credit risk limits and credit product structuring. Monitoring and reporting of compliance with VisionFund’s risk policies and frameworks: Work with Internal Audit to ensure that the risk based audit approach taken is not susceptible to gaps in the risk management process. As part of the continuous improvement loop, participate in internal audit finding reviews to help identify areas of existing or potential risk to be addressed. Monitoring risks should be a continuous process and undertaken on a formal and informal basis. The CRO is responsible for keeping abreast of activities globally that may impact on the ability of VisionFund to operate successfully. Develop regular risk reporting for each function that provides functional heads with the quantitative measures identified with respect to risk exposure and control compliance. Perform stress testing and modelling of risks where appropriate. In the event that the risk indicators are outside of established limits, or there is a breach of controls, discuss and document the specific issues with the functional heads responsible. All such failings must be highlighted in any risk reports at both Executive Management and Board levels. In addition, the CRO should ensure that Internal Audit are alerted. Prepare a monthly and quarterly risk reports for use at the Senior Management meetings, Management Risk Committee and Board ARC Committee that provides an overview of the risks faced by VisionFund together with recommended actions where appropriate. The report should include a monthly risk dashboard that provides key risk indicators with respect to risk exposure (against defined limits) and control compliance as well as stress testing results. Such reports should also provide a view and opinion of the ratios over defined time periods e.g. weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually. Ensure that Risk and Compliance considerations are properly reflected in the decision-making processes of VisionFund. Represent Risk and Compliance in these processes: Work to feed in the voice of Risk in developing VFI's Finance and Business strategies including integration between the VFI and MFI strategies, business and financial plans. Working with the Regional Finance teams, ensure the development of the MFI strategies and plans are aligned to VFI Risk tolerances and appetites, and are achievable. Responsible for consulting and advising on actions to address significant risk issues and events, table recommendations to the risk committee for approvals. Executive committee participation in board committees and appropriate management committees. The CRO is also responsible for the good corporate governance of VisonFund. This is achieved by designing and implementing an appropriate governance framework; managing the formation of and appointments to boards and committees; designing and managing the use of delegated authorities; and developing the monitoring procedures to ensure adherence. In collaboration with OCS, responsible for the development and implementation of a corporate security strategy for MFIs and VF network. Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Risk and Compliance teams: Lead, manage and develop talent for future organisational needs. Ensure all work and influence is in alignment with VisionFund's vision and mission, and that World Vision's values are embedded in everything done. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Minimum 15 + years' experience in banking or financial institutions, specifically with a minimum of [DATE REMOVED]’ experience in risk management and compliance at a senior management level. 5+ years’ experience in a Credit policy / underwriting / Credit operations / MIS function. Broad risk management knowledge including fraud and operational risk management and the ability to lead risk governance and control through recognized frameworks. Experience of operating at senior management and board level. Proven ability to develop and implement risk strategy in a multinational organisation. Experience of compliance and regulatory environments. Ability to be cross culturally sensitive through awareness of cultural differences, persuasive with good negotiating style to achieve the buy in of key stakeholders and partners. Must have high integrity and must be approachable. Professionally Qualified Accountant and/or other relevant qualifications such as masters or MBA. English fluency. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Graduate from an International Business School (Master's level). Microfinance and loan underwriting experience. International experience in emerging/developing markets. Experience of chairing executive committees. Knowledge of either French or Spanish. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 30% of the time. Ability to use computer, attend meetings, travel abroad. More Details Apply Global Asset Management Director Global Global VisionFund Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Global Asset Management Director (GAMD) is a new role within VisionFund International (VFI) Global Finance. Reporting to the CFO of VFI and managing a team of five employees, the GAMD has responsibility for the VFI global balance sheet and ensuring it is aligned behind the Our Livelihoods Promise strategy. The GAMD will manage and coordinate the asset and liability sides of VFI's balance sheet together with the treasury processes of the Group. As well as 'running the bank' and liaising with WV Treasury, this role will also centrally drive and oversee global liquidity and solvency in the field and improve the Group's treasury systems and processes to ensure efficiency and informed decision making. This is a key strategic role to achieving the 2030 Strategy. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversight of both the Global Debt Capital Management function (responsible for the raising and management of external finance) and the Global Investment Management function (responsible for the deployment of that finance around the Network). A key element of the role is to ensure that these asset and liability sides of the balance sheet are effectively managed and coordinated. For liability side, the GAMD must ensure that the Group is appropriately and efficiently funded. This includes ensuring that relationships with external lenders are maintained and developed; ensuring that new funds are effectively and efficiently sourced; and managing the debt at MFI level. A strong working relation should also develop with the Fundraising/Grants teams. For the asset side, the GAMD must ensure that capital (whether debt or equity) is effectively deployed within the MFIs in a way that assists in maximising impact. A strong working relation should develop between the GAMD’s team and the Regional Heads and MFI management to ensure that their regulatory capital and liquidity needs are appropriately serviced. The GAMD must ensure a rigorous, objective and transparent decision making process. Overall responsibility for VFI cash flow and capital forecasting, including driving effective central oversight of MFI liquidity and capital levels. The GAMD is responsible for the management of the interest rate and FX risk that arises around the group, including risks relating to debt and investments. Ensure that all regular and ad hoc reporting on treasury is carried out with sufficient quality and timeliness. Ensure the function staff receive appropriate training in treasury. Mentor and coach the team to ensure their well being and effectiveness. A key member of both the ALCO and IISC committees. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] professional relevant experience; a minimum of [DATE REMOVED] external experience working in the treasury or capital markets functions of a multinational organization, preferably at a Group level. Debt capital markets experience including the issuance of a variety of debt instruments and managing the debt investor relationships that arise from that. Design and management of the intra-group funding strategy of a financially regulated group to assist in the movement of capital around the group. Management of balance sheet risk including interest rate risk, liquidity risk and foreign exchange risk. Must be cross culturally sensitive as will work with associates from every area of the world. Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices. MCT (or equivalent treasury qualification) or CFA (or equivalent asset management qualification) qualified. MBA preferred. CPA/ACA (or equivalent) accounting qualification preferred. Fluency in English. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Good project management and organizational skills; a balanced and respectful approach to teams' differing responsibilities; excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills in both oral and written forms; effective coach - able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures formally and informally; solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting; and consulting skills to be able to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 15% of the time. More Details Apply Finance Operations and Transformation Director Global Global VisionFund Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Finance Operations and Transformation Director (FOTD) is a new role within VisionFund International (VFI) Global Finance. Reporting to the CFO and leading a team of nine, the FOTD has responsibility for VFI global financial operations and ensuring alignment behind the Our Livelihoods Promise strategy, including adoption of digital technologies. The FOTD will lead VFI's finance strategy, accounting, reporting and planning functions, and ensure global finance functions are effective and continuously improving. Leading external and internal projects, the role will drive transformation of financial systems and processes globally. The role uses strong relationship mgt, influencing and coordination skills. This is a key strategic role to achieving the 2030 Strategy. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Create VFI's first (and lead the execution of the) Global Finance Strategy globally, including transform digitally. Responsible for monthly management accounts process globally. Responsible for the production of the annual financial report and for the production of reporting to the Board and executive management, including use of data visualization. Ensure that appropriate accounting policies are developed and adhered to globally, running a team that is a technical center of excellence. Lead global planning and budgeting processes at GC and MFI levels to ensure plans are centered in Strategy, have financial integrity, are achievable and undergo sufficient scrutiny. Responsible for the budget at GC level. This will require continued development and Lean 6 Sigma use on planning processes and models. Lead the development of financial models, forecasting tools, and other analytical tools for budget and other forecasting. Ensure consistency of these different forecasts. Lead and transform the GC 'Business Model' to ensure transparency, legality and fairness, and a balance of long-term GC sustainability with minimal MFI funding, engaging outside consultants/experts. Ensure the GC finance staff receive appropriate related training. Mentor and coach the finance team to ensure their well being, effectiveness and suitable career paths. Work with the regional finance directors in the control over and update of the global VFI Finance Manual into the MFIs. Provide management with ad hoc and strategic reporting and analysis to assist in the decision making process, including engaging on Corp. Fin./M&A matters with consultants. Lead financial system adoption and ongoing management globally (including G/L, data warehousing, treasury), liaising with external consultants. Lead process improvement initiatives that promote financial visibility, process efficiency and project mgt accountability, with emphasis on standardization of policies/processes. Oversee global External Audit engagement and appointment, with Audit Partner as point of contact. Lead country level External Auditor teams. Work with MFI management and hold them accountable for resolving identified audit issues. Responsible for the ongoing administrative management of GC investments, liabilities, treasury payments and procurement. Establish and lead the Finance Business Partner initiative to liaise with and serve other GC dept leaders and MFI CFOs on their needs. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] professional relevant experience; a minimum of [DATE REMOVED] external experience working in the middle-office and back-office functions of a multinational financial organization, preferably at a Group level and at a Controller/Treasurer level. Must have experience of transforming systems and processes in a multinational organization, preferably implementation of treasury/accounting systems. Deep financial analysis and accounting understanding, preferably with some audit background. Thorough knowledge and extensive experience in the microfinance and/or banking sectors. Must have experience working with, engaging (hiring/firing) and leading external consultants (software providers, implementation providers, auditors, project mgt). Must be cross culturally sensitive as will work with associates from every area of the world. Flexibility on hours to contact people within wide time zone differences is required. Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices. Post graduate accounting qualification. MBA preferred. CPA/ACA (or equivalent) accounting qualification preferred. Fluency in English. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Good project management and organizational skills; Proven external engagement and relationship management skills; Balanced and respectful approach to teams' differing responsibilities; excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills in both oral and written forms; effective coach - able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures formally and informally; solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting; and consulting skills to be able to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 15% of the time. More Details Apply Technical Advisor, TSO Livelihood Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Technical Service Organisation (TSO) Senior Technical Advisor (STA)/Technical Advisor (TA) position provides high quality technical assistance to clients in assessments, programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models and sector approaches in alignment with World Vision’s (WV) strategy to improve child well-being (CWB) impact. This includes all aspects of grant acquisition and management for foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors including facilitation, partnering with peer organizations and private sector engagement as per needs defined by Field Office, Regional, Support Office and Global Centre clients. The STA/TA will continue to learn and grow in technical expertise to provide best in class service. This position will travel up to 30% for client requests and where possible for the individual. The Senior Technical Advisor/ TA reports to the sector Technical Director. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Field Office and Regional Office Assignments Programme Design: Provide high quality technical assistance to Field Offices for programme design, monitoring and evaluation. Provide technical expertise for all aspects of programme design (including win themes, theory of change development, logframe, proposal coordination and writing etc.) based on data, to enhance impact and evidence of impact. Develop research agendas for inclusion in grants to enhance evidence of impact. Lead, facilitate or participate in assessments. Lead or participate in developing winning programme design and resultant proposals for grant donors as per requests from clients including developing alternative approaches. Support FOs in developing capacity statement and Acts as key technical personnel of grant funded programmes for Field Offices during start-up or transition phases. Programme Implementation: Ensure FO TP designs meet organizational standards. Influence decision makers and technical specialists across the partnership, (especially in FOs and SOs) for continuous Programme Quality and quality improvement using programme data. Lead and/or participate in programme assessments and evaluations and provide inputs and advice. Assist with scale-up of core project model implementation in FOs, in alignment with strategy. Innovation and Learning: Influence Global Centre and field implementation teams with innovative and promising approaches. Facilitate and/or participate in learning events. Document lessons learned and generate stories of impact. Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model). Participate in Regional COP (Community of Practice) or learning networks relevant to the sector. Staff Capability: Work alongside Field Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models and global best practices and lessons learned. Provides training (virtual or in country) to clients as requested, including using data to inform decision making. Mentors and coaches technical staff in FOs and SOs. Contribute to the development of learning pathways for technical staff. Global Centre Engagement and Assignments Project Model Guidance and Adaptation: Co-creates and develops new project models and sector approaches in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Center (GC) Sector Team. Using best practices, innovative thinking and cutting-edge technical expertise, TA provides insight and practical ideas for adaptive design of core project models, donor and partner models and next generation approaches. Research: Lead or support the development of articles, presentations and other products that contribute to World Vision’s technical brand in alignment with relevant external engagement strategies and donor needs. Personal Development, TSO Core and Domains Professional Development: Commitment to ongoing learning for professional development and growth. Engage with leading global practitioners and donors to learn, share, develop and communicate external best practices and standards aligned with WV strategy, Our Promise (OP). TSO Systems and Knowledge Management: Lead or participate in a TSO Domain/GAM CORE team. Serve as a Core Project Model or Approach ‘Hero’ for your sector team. Administration and Management TSO Business Processes & CREDO: Internal Relationships: Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams. Approach work with a commitment to client-service that grows the capacity of FO clients. External Engagement: Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients. Represent WV in external conferences, donor meetings, technical forum, etc. as requested by clients. Admin: Maintain projects in Workfront. Complete travel bookings and expense reports. Ensure internal information management systems are updated and maintained. Complete required Compliance Trainings. Participate in team meetings and communication. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Mid-level/senior technical specialist. [DATE REMOVED] (min) field level and headquarters experience. Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization. Substantive grant experience preferred. Practitioner DME experience required. Fragile context or humanitarian experience ideal. Language skills appropriate to geographic assignment’. Training / adult learning as a required capability. Multi-regional experience, multiple contents, multiple langages. High level of academic and practical proficiency to undertake all aspects of programme design, monitoring and evaluation including design of tools, conducting complex baseline and end-line evaluations, analysis and report writing in English. And or Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors as defined in attached GAM competency overview. Experience in programming, grant implementation and management. High proficiency in grant writing. Experience in Agricultural approaches; ideally including fragile context, climate smart, food systems and or nutrition sensitive principles and practice. Experience in value chain and market systems approaches. And or Experience with Climate change and environmental adaptation and mitigation approaches. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Qualifications in Agricultural or Environmental and Climate change disciplines. Strong English language, spoken and written proficiency. Masters Degree in a relevant subject. Networked with deep knowledge of the sector and the significant actors. Experience with Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and or Women’s economic empowerment. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Advisor, Urban Programming Global Programme Effectiveness Open-ended, Full-time *For WV internal applicants only. *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Urban Programming Advisor works closely with the Technical Director to progress WV’s Transformational Development mandate in urban contexts, stable and fragile. They work directly to support and provide technical guidance to Field, Regional and Support Offices, Global Capitals and select Global Centre teams to improve our impact on the most vulnerable children, youth and families in urban contexts. In Our Promise – Going Further¸ the urban ministry is being scaled up as part of the strategic initiative “Address Vulnerability”. The Urban Programming Advisor will contribute to the realization of the Strategic Initiative through rolling out the Urban Ministry Model and Urban Programme Approach in field offices; building capacities of urban practitioners and support staff from regional offices and TSO; providing technical support on urban programming; leading knowledge management; contributing to organizational change initiatives and supporting external engagement efforts. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Advise on the realization of the urban workstream of the strategic initiative “Address Vulnerability”: Support the development of resources and products required for the Strategic Initiative, including in the lead up to WV Leadership dialogues on urban ministry scale up (such as Strategy Realization Steering Committee, advisory board meetings, Triennial Council and Global Leadership Summit). Co-lead the implementation of WV’s urban ministry scale up plan. Co-lead engagement with other GC departments (Horizon, Global IT, Global GAM, TSO, HR and others as necessary) to implement organizational changes required to support the urban ministry scale up plan. Contribute to the Urban Leadership Team. Provide technical urban expertise for the continual improvement of WV’s urban programming across the Partnership: Manage and attend to urban programming support requests from field offices. Advise and provide urban programming technical support to offices undergoing strategy refresh, adapting technical programs and project models, and (re)designing, implementing and evaluating urban programs. Develop and ensure up to date urban capacity statements and donor briefs to support grant acquisition and external engagement. Provide additional guidance to grant implementation where lessons are of strategic importance e.g. for program effectiveness, scale up, new adaptation or updating technical guidance. Build capacities of field, regional and support office and relevant GC staff (such as TSO) on urban programming, including on adapting urban programming for COVID-19 response and recovery. Lead the roll out of the urban ministry model e-learning course among field offices and other Partnership entities. Advise the adaptation of project models and sector approaches, when required, to urban fragile and stable contexts. Advise and support the roll out and adaptation of WV’s Fragile Contexts Programming Approach (FCPA) in fragile cities and other fragile urban environments. Lead Knowledge Management on Urban Programming: Manage the Urban Community of Practice. Lead the development of (compile, contribute to and disseminate) the urban CoP newsletter on quarterly basis. Organize and moderate urban CoP webinars on quarterly basis. Organize urban learning events between field offices based on demand. Develop case studies of innovative, promising urban practices that reflect the key elements of WV's Urban Ministry Model and the intersectionality between urban, fragile, gender, climate action and COVID19. Support External Engagement: Contribute to the implementation of the urban ministry external engagement plan . Support in the development of products for external engagement and communication materials on WV’s urban practice for use in key global events and among global networks. When needed, represent WV in key global events, networks/alliances and public speaking opportunities. Contribute to updating external facing website with new materials. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED]-experience in International Development and Urban Programming. A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] of working on development / humanitarian programmes at the frontline in complex urban environments, including fragile cities. Rich, diverse background in multiple sectors in urban environments. A proven record of collaboration in a cross-cultural setting. Master’s degree in international development, community development, urban planning and management, urbanism, social sciences or other related fields. Preferred: Strong understanding of the urban development and humanitarian industry and key global urban players. Experience of working with urban communities in stable and fragile developing countries. Strong ability to work autonomously. Strong communication and influencing skills, especially with departmental leaders. Strong analytical, organizational, coordination, planning, facilitation skills. Strong negotiation, decision making and problem-solving skills. Strategic thinking and analytical skills. Understand financial management and resource allocation. Demonstrated collaboration skills and effective relationship management skills. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, command of additional languages (especially Spanish) is desirable. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Response Director Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Country location to be determined based on response. *Please submit your CV in English. World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. When disaster strikes, we are on the ground, quickly providing immediate support and we stay helping to rebuild lives for children, families, and communities. We are currently accepting applications to join the Emergency Response Roster and are seeking candidates for: Response Director Response Operations Director Response Programmes Strategy & Development Director All Roster position will be Non-Family/Unaccompanied postings lasting [DATE REMOVED]. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities. General Requirements: 5+ years Leadership experience in a Humanitarian/Fragile/Emergency context Minimum [DATE REMOVED] of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country. Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses. Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals. Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings. Willing to serve unaccompanied (non-family); most likely living in a team house setting. English proficiency, written and verbal. (French/Arabic/Spanish preferred) Grant Acquisition and Management experience Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies. RESPONSE DIRECTOR PURPOSE: The Response Director (RD) has primary responsibility for directing the response from strategy to implementation, inclusive of performance and oversight of all aspects of the response. She/he should develop and maintain an efficient, cohesive team, while ensuring effective coordination and relationships with the other agencies, officials, beneficiaries, donors and all areas of the Partnership. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and monitor implementation of response strategy that addresses WV strategic goals to meet humanitarian needs: Lead response strategy development with National Director (ND), Regional Leader (RL), Partnership Executive Team (PET) and other senior stakeholders. Ensure primary and secondary information on needs inform strategy formulation. Ensure context analysis informs strategy development. Consult with ND and RL to ensure National Office (NO) strategy and plans (including Child Wellbeing targets) are taken into account in response strategy formulation. Ensure strategy aligns with anticipated capacity. Monitor appropriateness of strategy in addition to implementation of strategy and transition plans. Ensure response is staffed to meet response needs: Contribute to NO capacity building in the area of emergency response in coordination with NO leadership and Human Resources (HR). Determine response organization structure with ND and HR. Conduct high-level workforce planning with HR and mobilise surge functions as required. Oversee the recruitment of the RDs direct reports. Ensure defined accountabilities under the Emergency Management System (EMS) are clear for each function including Term of Reference (TOR) objectives and qualitycriteria. Ensure HR works with EMS functions to identify workforce requirements. Ensure HR plans for capacity building with EMS functions. Ensure HR develops performance planning and review processes that include quality criteria. Ensure HR establishes a staff care function and mechanisms that support staff well-being. Consult ND to plan Response team transition/integration. Ensure adequate internal communications mechanisms are in place to ensure policies, information and decisions are shared with staff as appropriate. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with humanitarian actors, government representatives, World Vision stakeholders, the media and general public: Represent the response in Partnership Executive Team and Partnership Coordination Team (PCT) (where activated). Identify and highlight areas of conflict to Response Senior Management Team (SMT), ND, RL and Partnership Executive Committee (where activated). Create and maintain collaborative relations and where appropriate partnerships with government, other NGOs, UN agencies, civil society, churches, bi-lateral missions and donors. Participate in consortium meetings and Response related national coordination meetings. Ensure World Vision is represented at relevant technical and coordination mechanisms in-country. Develop and plan response to achieve response strategy goal and objectives: Provide oversight to funding allocation (i.e. Private Non-sponsorship or PNS, grants, etc) to ensure alignment with strategy and humanitarian needs. Ensure response programme development meets World Vision and international standards. Ensure that adequate funding to address humanitarian needs is acquired. Ensure Advocacy staff are empowered to integrate advocacy across sectors and to develop child-focused advocacy positions which are aligned with strategy and organisational priorities, in strong alignment with NO and Response Operations teams. Facilitate the signing of MOUs and contracts, with donors, Support Offices (SOs) and other relevant stakeholders. Ensure appropriate waivers are in place to facilitate timely response implementation. Implement response programme in accordance with commitments to meet international and WV standards: Ensure that accessible beneficiary feedback mechanisms are established and functioning. Ensure staff establish community accountability methods across all of the response program. Monitor and identify risks to programme quality and coordinate resources to address them. Ensure that all programmes are implemented, monitored and evaluated according to set plans and that agreements with donors, SOs and other stakeholders are adhered to. Ensure management meetings address quality risks, relevant monitoring data and community feedback. Initiate resourcing mechanisms and ensure financial and material (in-kind) resources are managed according to WV standards, donor and SO agreements. Initiate response funding mechanisms with support of ND, RL & Regional HEA Director (RHEAD): Ensure that funding is managed and accounted for in compliance with donors and Support Offices agreements and WV standards. Ensure that programme and projects audits are planned and conducted as per WV audit regulations and donor government requirements. Ensure that audit reports are responded to and recommendations implemented. Ensure that response meets World Vision minimum quality standards and supports program improvement, reflection, learning and innovation: Ensure previous response learnings from Global learning facilitator are reviewed in program design. Encourage the incorporation of best practice and innovation in program design. Ensure all functions have quality planning sessions to meet quality objectives of their TOR. Ensure achievement level of all function quality objectives is monitored monthly and reported. Ensure risks that prevent the achievement of quality objectives are reported and rapidly addressed. Ensure mechanisms are established to identify, document, and share lessons learned with Partnership. Oversee Security function, planning and implementation to ensure response staff and organisational safety and security: Ensure staffing of Security function. Provide oversight to implementation of security protocols as per CSR. Facilitate inter-agency coordination for information sharing and intelligence sharing. Ensure response internal and external reporting requirements are met: Liaise with Programmes and Info Management to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are planned for and reports are prepared. Review and submit partnership programme reports. Prepare and submit monthly management reports. Ensure internal response coordination & information sharing mechanisms are functioning. Ensure that response staff have appropriate housing, offices and information/communication systems: Ensure that staff have access to appropriate office space/equipment, information/communication systems/equipment and other facilities which enable them to carry out their responsibilities. Ensure that all response vehicles and other equipment are well managed and maintained. Where necessary, ensure that relevant staff have access to appropriate housing. KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES: Required: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance and development sector, with a significant portion of this in INGOs. Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices. University degree in Humanitarian Studies or relevant field. Masters degree preferred. Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals. Experience working in a cross-cultural environment. Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts. Experience in engaging with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies. Experience in managing humanitarian operations that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking. Experience in serving as an organizational spokesperson to media and other external audiences. Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Preferred: 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. Work Environment/Travel: Work hours are often more than [DATE REMOVED] per day during difficult periods of the response. 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Kenya https://careers.wvi.org/job-opportunities-in-kenya10%This site uses cookies to enhance the user experience. More info about cookies. CAREERS WVI.ORG NEWSROOM PUBLICATIONS STORIES Language HOME LOGIN EXPLORE CAREERS WHY WORLD VISION OPEN POSITIONS SEARCH ALL JOBS World Vision International Job Opportunities in Kenya Lives can change for good www.wvi.org/kenya Current Opportunities SORT BY Relevancy Most Recent A-Z Deputy Chief of Party - OVC (Kenya) Africa Kenya Field Operations Fixed term, Full-time The final offer for this position is pending donor approval. Deputy Chief of Party - OVC (Grant will be Implemented in Nairobi/Kiambu Region) Purpose of Position World Vision Kenya seeks Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP) for the USAID Local Partner Service Delivery Activity (LPSDA)-OVC Activity. The role is responsible for the overall technical oversight of the project and is specifically responsible for project implementation that relates to facility and community-level service delivery. The DCOP reports directly to the COP and takes a leadership role in ensuring technical implementation of high impact, proven interventions and ensures the project meets stated goals and reporting requirements. S/he assumes the responsibilities of the COP in the absence of the COP. S/he coordinates among USAID and key stakeholders and other implementing partners and interacts with numerous GoK institutions and representatives, particularly at the county-level. S/he is be knowledgeable about current implementation science and state-of-the-art service delivery approaches. S/he must have a broad vision linked with a clear understanding of how to get things done amid the constraints of the country context. The DCOP shall have a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics and work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in Kenya. Major Responsibilities Planning, Implementation and Management (40%) Providing technical oversight and lead the HIV, OVC, FP/RMNCAH and Nutrition interventions implemented by the project; Lead in preparation of work plans and ensure that performance schedules are observed and outputs are completed. Ensure daily operations of overall HIV, OVC, FP/RMNCAH and Nutrition project implementation activities are on schedule and that reports, new plans and budgets are prepared with sufficient lead time to secure the necessary approvals Ensure project strategic objectives and results are fully accomplished and meet expected technical quality standards Coordinate project work, ensuring all project goals are met through proper design and implementation. Provide supervision, training and evaluate performance of Technical Specialists; Provide technical support to technical specialists from implementing partners. Demonstrate strong staff management practices, consistent with WV policies, donor requirements and local laws Ensure proper technical capacity of staff is available Monitoring Evaluation and Budget Control(30%) Provide leadership and oversight of quality improvement and quality assurance activities. Ensure timely and accurate reports that meet donor requirements Manage grant budget within approved spending levels and ensure accurate and timely financial reports to donors and SO IPGs Ensure grant/project expenses are reasonable, allocable, prudent and spent in accordance with donor rules and regulations to ensure clean audits Establish and maintain effective reporting, evaluation, and internal communication Steer documentation and sharing of knowledge Networking and collaborations (25%) Under the direction of the CoP represents the project and WV to USAID, local USAID Mission and other in-country cooperating partners, international and national project/consortium partners, UN Agencies, and other stakeholders. Promote effective networking, linkages to other programs and institutional strengthening on implementing partners and Community based organizations. Liaise with Ministry officials; coordinate and collaborate with top-management officials of Government of Kenya and its relevant line ministries and other agencies related to the project. Others 5% Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Master’s degree in social sciences, public health, medicine, management, business administration, or a related field [DATE REMOVED] of experience in a senior role managing, complex technical service delivery programs of similar scope and dollar value. [DATE REMOVED]’ experience in partnership building, especially with the government representatives, donors, the private sector, and local community organizations. Proven ability to manage technical teams and ability to integrate teams of professionals around common goals Keen understanding of the unique political dynamics of the country and ability to work carefully and collaboratively to support the various political entities in Kenya Familiarity with USAID and PEPFAR programs, their history and their development; mastery of USAID regulations governing such programs Past experience of working with USG supported projects and knowledge of financial rules and regulations at a senior level. Experience in developing program work-plans, budgets, managing implementation, staff and short-term technical assistance. Excellent representational and communication skills, written and oral proficiency in English, and verbal communication skills in one or more local Kenyan languages (i.e. Swahili and other local languages). Excellent past performance references (Three contacts should be provided with e- mail address, Demonstrated ability to deliver results and meet all donor deliverables. More Details Apply Program Coordinator - Education & Positive Parenting Africa Kenya Education & Life Skills Fixed term, Full-time You will be required to produce a current ([DATE REMOVED]) Original Police Clearance Certificate or waiting receipt during interview in case you are shortlisted Job Title : Program Coordinator – Education and Positive Parenting Reporting to : Technical Lead – OVC Service Delivery Work Location : Nairobi/Kiambu Purpose of position The holder of this position will provide technical leadership for the USAID Tumikia Mtoto project on Education and Positive Parenting, evidence-based curricula and approaches, ensuring multisector roll-out in schools and at community level. S/he will lead in capacity strengthening of project and Local Implementing Partners (LIPs) staff to increase OVC enrolment, retention and transition of OVC and Adolescent Girls & Young Women (AGYW) in Pre School, Primary, Secondary and Vocational Education and ensure Tumikia Mtoto improves Early Childhood Development (ECD) services for OVC and their families and ensure LIPs provide appropriate referrals linking to ECD services. Major Responsibilities Technical Support 50% Coordinate the implementation, and monitoring of all positive parenting project activities as outlined in the detailed implementation plan in line with project quality principles, standards, donor requirements. Work with the LIPS, the Ministry of Education and School Management Committees to ensure all children of school going age are enrolled, retained and transitioned through the education system Build the capacity of teachers in HIV sensitive case management to ensure coordinated support for CALHIVs on their adherence, pyscho social wellbeing and viral load retention. Provide technical support and monitor capacity building and technical support activities to ensure effective impact. Lead in the roll out of Families Matter! Sinovuyo Teens, adapt consolidated positive parenting modules for the [DATE REMOVED] OVC and promote gender-transformative, positive parent/child relationships (especially for OVC and adolescents) Lead in the identification, adaptation and roll out of the various positive parenting curricula for different ages, stages and special populations (e.g., CLHIV and ALHIV, AGYW and children [DATE REMOVED] years). Collaborate with project technical staff to include parenting-related benchmarks into LIP and County sustainability plans and household case plans Develop evidence based and behavior centered positive parenting interventions tools and materials. Ensure quality and minimum safeguarding standards are implemented and respected in all education sites, ensuring that all who work with children have signed and understood the Child and adult safeguarding Policy Organize and facilitate training of trainers (TOTs) for partner staff on evidence-based parenting curricula that have been contextually adapted which may be introduced within family clubs or other platforms. Ensure that partner staff have the knowledge and skills to successfully deliver positive parenting curricula Identify and deploy tools to monitor behaviour change and household dynamics resulting from the new parenting approaches for benchmarking Participate in the project design process and implementation, including but not limited to needs assessment & strategic planning Coordinate with other key national stakeholders on parenting for ECD, ensuring that the project approach and activities build on and strengthen ongoing efforts. Promote engagement in positive parent/child relationships. Monitoring, Evaluation, Learning and Reporting 25% Ensure project team and partner staff use the appropriate systems and tools. Work with the MEL team to ensure availability of data collection and reporting tools Ensure accurate and timely reporting of all education and positive parenting project activities per the Detailed Implementation Plan. Support accountability through coordinating project evaluation activities and assisting LIPs in their efforts to collect and analyze project data per specified mechanisms and tools. Collect information on technical assistance needs of LIPs in relation to positive parenting. Monitor and report any challenges and/or gaps identified to inform adjustments to plans and implementation schedules Ensure timely preparation of periodic reports and project documents in line with the donor regulations and World Vision standards. Coordinate dissemination of all project deliverables (technical assistance, technical reports, training curricula) in accordance with World Vision Kenya (WVK), USAID, PEPFAR and GOK requirements. Ensure documentation of best practices and innovations for donor engagement Assist with identifying information for case studies and reports on promising practices. Coordinate in the dissemination of best practices in Education and positive parenting and the implementation of approaches/models among the partners. Work closely with the project team to assign realistic targets and budget to LIPs for all required and customized indicators. Participate in monthly, quarterly and annual reviews with program teams, LIPs and stakeholders Assist local implementing partners (LIPs) in their efforts to reflect on project experiences Advocacy, Partnerships, Engagement & Networking 20% Serve as the primary point person to engage the Ministry of Education in policy, buy-in, support to reach OVC and AGYW in schools and identify out of school children. Link with related WVK projects and other key national stakeholders on education & positive parenting ensuring that the project approach and activities build on and strengthen ongoing efforts. Represent the project in meetings at county and cluster levels, Technical Working Groups, and other events as requested, to support forging relations with the GOK, LIPs, other stakeholders, and the community. Map out stakeholders at the county, sub county, ward level and to leverage on what the project will be providing and create synergy informed by a clear referral pathway. Conduct County government engagements to influence budgeting Other 5% Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time Participate and contribute in committees and task forces as required. Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Bachelor’s degree in Education, Early Childhood Education, Special Needs Education, Social Sciences, Gender, Psychology, Public Health or a related field. A Master’s degree or a post graduate training in a relevant field is an added advantage Minimum [DATE REMOVED]’ professional field experience in parenting and early childhood stimulation programming in an HIV/OVC context. Experience working with local partners in promotion of positive parenting and education for OVC and AGYW. Expertise in programming for OVC, DREAMS, positive parenting interventions, early childhood stimulation, and/or HIV service delivery. Experience working with and/or managing USAID OVC & DREAMS projects. Excellent understanding of GOK structures and systems. Experience in partnership strengthening with a focus on vulnerable populations especially orphans and vulnerable children, adolescent girls and young women, and ECD Experience in working with partnerships, including the national government, county governments, civil society, donors and local community’s structures; Proficient in MS Office packages (Excel, Word, PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, information and budget management systems, knowledge-sharing networks. Excellent communication and presentation skills More Details Apply Global Security Advisor Global Security Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: Primary role; to design and implement security structures for World Vision International (WVI) Disasters Managements (DM) - Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) response operations in medium to high risk conflict and fragile contexts in alignment with WVI security policies and procedures that will allow WVI to deliver humanitarian aid & relief programmes securely and in a timely manner while maximizing staff safety. Secondary role; when directed provide direct and indirect security support across the WVI partnership to support Regional and National Senior Management Teams’ with; Critical Security Incident and/or Crisis Management, Investigations, Civil-Military-Police Coordination, Context Analysis, and Technical Security Advice and Training. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Strategy Development: Contribute to the development and implementation of global security strategies for humanitarian emergency response operations. Ensure security management procedures are in alignment with WV Security policy and international best practice. Collaborate with Response Directors to ensure that the response security strategy is appropriately aligned with OCS regional priorities. Operational Support: Initial Global Response Operations Deploy as a member of the Global Rapid Response Team (GRRT) in accordance with the WVI Emergency Management System (EMS) in order to establish initial response operations. Provide sound technical assistance to humanitarian response senior management teams in the assessment of security risks and the development of security planning to mitigate assessed threats in accordance with the Terms of Reference as outlined in the WVI EMS manual. Sustaining Global Response Operations: Deploy to WV operational areas to provide initial security management in emergency situations and to augment existing security management structures as required. Provide guidance for Response Security Managers as required. Review Security Risk Ratings with OCS Analysis Unit and assist in the development of mitigation strategies for responses that are compliant with WV’s Core Security Requirements (CSR). Assess capacity & operational gaps WV’s Core Security Requirements (CSR) in HEA Reponses and develop work plans to implement mitigation strategies in collaboration with Response Security Managers. Support crisis management and business continuity including impact analyses to accurately define critical time-sensitive security activities and assist the design, development, and documentation of work area recovery plans. Technical Support: Provide ongoing technical support to the HEA Response Security Managers and National Security Managers in the assessment of security risks and the development of security planning to mitigate assessed threats in WV operations. Provide support in the development of operational security and contingency plans as requested by the Office of Corporate OCS, Director of Operations. Work closely with Response Security Managers and Regional Security Directors to provide independent assessment of ‘Medium – High Risk’ response contexts and the application of WV’s security risk rating system. Assist in providing civil-military-police operations policy oversight and technical support to Regional/National senior leadership. Contribute to development of global policies, guidelines and standards relating to security management and provide leadership in contextualizing and mainstreaming them within WV’s global operations. Provide technical support and oversight of incident case management and provision of after action reviews/lessons learned exercises and security investigations for complex and serious cases and ensure knowledge capture. Capacity Building: Assist in the assessment, development and implementation of global capacity building plan for security management in the context of HEA responses. Engage with Response Managers and HEA staff to raise the awareness of security management as per WV Corporate Security policies. Identify, share / facilitate access to security tools, resources and materials as well as learning and support opportunities for Regional & National Offices. These may include facilitating and conducting training, engagement of trainers, establishing institutional links, identifying opportunities for staff exchange or mentoring. Identify and mentor staff as future Response Security Managers. Internal/External Liaison & Coordination: Internal Regular liaison with Response Managers, Response Security Managers (RSM), Regional Security Directors (RSD’s) and other key stakeholders. Act as a strategic link for the promotion of security assessment & planning standards connecting National Offices, Regional Offices, Support Offices and Global Centre. Regularly liaise with WV security network on emerging security issues and provide analysis on potential impact on WV operations. Actively contribute to partnership forums, working Groups and networks related to security management. Work closely with members of the Corporate Security team promoting mutual learning, support and accountability. External Regular liaison with the United Nations (UN) security departments, other INGO security departments and agencies to include international security forums and security centers of excellence to develop best practices and lessons learned. Knowledge Management: Participate in the process of continuous learning on international best practice in security management & analysis and identify tools and processes that can be implemented into WV operations globally. Encourage mutual learning on security management issues within the region and globally. Assist in the facilitation of and coordination of global security information sharing forum/network that promotes the embedding of security information management into all layers of WV’s programmes. Facilitate the documentation of best practices and contribute to the community of practice and centre of excellence. General: Support activities that will enrich and develop World Vision’s Core Values. Practice an inclusive leadership style that will be a role model for staff, peers and others. Perform any other tasks assigned by the Partnership Leader. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Relevant Bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. (General Management studies also considered); or Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services). Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context. Understanding of setting threat or risk levels for specific contexts, considering the strategic and tactical situation as applied to humanitarian response operations. Internationally recognized qualifications in Risk Management or Business Continuity would be an advantage. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Relevant bachelor’s degree in Security Management, Risk Management, Strategic Studies, International Relations or Emergency Management. General Management studies also considered; or Previous experience in the professional security arena (INGO, Corporate, Military, Law Enforcement, or Emergency Services). Sound knowledge of INGO security practices with proven experience in Security Risk Assessments (SRA), security planning and crises management in the humanitarian context. 5+ yrs in a relevant security management role in INGO, Private or Govt Sectors. International security management experience in humanitarian disaster responses. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 40% of the time. Must be prepared to travel to ‘high risk’ security environments at short notice. Will be expected to manage high stress security events. Flexibility in work hours is expected. More Details Apply Senior Technical Advisor, Social and Behaviour Change Global Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The TSO Senior Technical Advisor (STA) for Social and Behaviour Change position provides high quality technical assistance to clients in trainings, assessments, programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of social & behavioural change (SBC) tools, core project models and sector approaches in alignment with World Vision’s (WV) strategy to improve child well-being (CWB) impact. This includes all aspects of grant acquisition and management for foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors including facilitation, partnering with peer organizations and private sector engagement as per needs defined by Field Office, Regional, Support Office and Global Centre clients. The STA will continue to learn and grow in technical expertise to provide best in class service while building capabilities of team members for SBC. This position may require travel up to 30%. The Senior Technical Advisor reports to the Health Technical Director with a matrix relationship to the Global Sector Lead, Health & Nutrition. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Senior Technical Advisor Policies, Standards and Guidance: Upon assignment, TA refines terms of reference with clear objectives, timeline, role & responsibilities and deliverables. Provides high quality technical assistance to Field Offices for programme design, monitoring and evaluation, with a concentration on SBC tools (e.g. Barrier Analysis, Trials of Improved Practices [TIPS], positive deviance inquiries) and SBC CPMs (e.g. Nurturing Care Groups). Co-creates and develops new project models and sector approaches in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Center (GC) Sector Lead. Co-creates and develops online training resources (e.g. asynchronous Barrier Analysis and NCG trainings; smaller narrated presentations on SBC). Provides technical assistance to Field Offices (FO) to contextualize and adapt project models and sector approaches, and to apply SBC-related tools, to their contexts. Conducts technical reviews and provides consulting in response to requests from FO, Support Offices (SO), Regional Offices (RO) or GC clients. Engage with leading global practitioners and donors to learn, share, develop and communicate external best practices and standards aligned with WV strategy, Our Promise (OP). Using best practices, innovative thinking and cutting-edge technical expertise, TA provides insight and practical ideas for adaptive design of core project models, donor and partner models and next generation approaches. Contribute to FO,s strategy design, and sector Technical Programme (TP) process based on a service request. Staff Capability: Work alongside Global Centre and Field Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models and global best practices and lessons learned. Provides training to clients as requested, including using data to inform decision making. Mentors and coaches technical staff across sectors. Contribute to the development of learning pathways for technical staff across sectors. Identify best practices and lessons learned from program implementation, document and share to Community of Practice (COP) as needed. Participate in sector COP. Innovation/Research: Influence Global Centre and field implementation teams with innovative and promising approaches. Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model). Lead or support the development of articles, presentations, manuscripts for peer-reviewed journals, and other products that contribute to World Vision’s technical brand in alignment with relevant external engagement strategies. Programme Design: Provide technical expertise for all aspects of programme design (including win themes, theory of change development, logframe, proposal coordination and writing etc.) based on data, to enhance impact and evidence of impact. Develop research agendas for inclusion in grants to enhance evidence of impact. Lead, facilitate or participate in assessments. Lead or participate in developing winning programme design and resultant proposals for grant donors as per requests from clients including developing alternative approaches. Support FOs in developing capacity statement. Acts as key technical personnel of grant funded programmes for Field Offices during start-up or transition phases. Programme Implementation: Facilitate and/or participate in learning events. Document lessons learned and generate stories of impact. Ensure FO TP designs meet organizational standards. Influence decision makers and technical specialists across the partnership, (especially in FOs and SOs) for continuous Programme Quality and quality improvements using programme data. Lead and/or participate in programme assessments and evaluations and provide inputs and advice. Assist with scale-up of core project model implementation in FOs, in alignment with strategy. TSO Business Processes Knowledge Management and Communications: Contributes to organizational learning through active engagement and leadership within internal and external COPs, especially WV’s existing SBC CoP and the CORE Group SBCWG. Share client engagement best practices across TSO. Professional Development: Commitment to ongoing learning for professional development and growth. Internal Relationships: Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams. Approach work with a commitment to client-service, that grows the capacity of FO clients. External Engagement: Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients. Represent WV in external conferences, donor meetings, technical forum, etc. as requested by clients. Admin: Maintain projects in Workfront. Complete travel bookings and expense reports. Ensure internal information management systems are updated and maintained. Complete required Compliance Trainings. Participate in team meetings and communication. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Senior technical specialist. [DATE REMOVED] (min) field level and headquarters experience. Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization (MPH preferred). Trained in Designing for Behaviour Change or Barrier Analysis ([DATE REMOVED] minimum course) and the Care Group Approach ([DATE REMOVED] minimum course). Knowledge of multiple behaviour change models. Substantive grant experience required. Practitioner/contributor DME experience preferred. Fragile context or humanitarian experience ideal. Language skills appropriate to geographic assignment’. Training / adult learning as a required capability. Multi-regional experience, multiple contexts, multiple languages. Strong experience in building competencies for Social and Behaviour change across contexts (fragile, development, urban) and across sectors (health, nutrition, child protection, WASH and others). Strong experience in training field staff and others in Barrier Analysis or Designing for Behaviour Change, and the Care Group approach. Training experience with Make Me a Change Agent a plus. Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors as defined in attached GAM competency overview. Experience in programming, grant implementation and management. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Masters Degree in a relevant area (MPH preferred). Second language proficiency. Networked with deep knowledge of the sector and the significant actors. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor, TSO Global Education & Life Skills Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Early Childhood Development Technical Advisor (TA) position provides high quality technical assistance to clients in assessments, programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models and sector approaches in alignment with World Vision’s (WV) strategy to improve child well-being (CWB) impact, specifically in the life cycle of early childhood development ([DATE REMOVED] old and below). This includes all aspects of grant acquisition and management for foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors including facilitation, partnering with peer organizations and private sector engagement as per needs defined by Field Office, Regional, Support Office (SO) and Global Centre (GC) clients. The TA will continue to learn and grow in technical expertise to provide best in class service for Early Childhood Development. This position will travel up to 30% for client requests and where possible for the individual. The TA reports to the sector Technical Director. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Field Office and Regional Office Assignments Programme Design: Provide high quality technical assistance to Field Offices for programme design, monitoring and evaluation in ECD programmes. Provide technical expertise for all aspects of ECD programme design (including win themes, theory of change development, logframe, proposal coordination and writing etc.) based on data, to enhance impact and evidence of impact. Develop research agendas for inclusion in grants to enhance evidence of impact using global tools and standards related to early childhood development milestones and environments. Lead, facilitate or participate in assessments. Lead or participate in developing winning ECD programme design and resultant proposals for grant donors as per requests from clients including developing alternative approaches. Support Field Offices in developing capacity statement and Acts as key technical personnel of grant funded programmes for Field Offices during start-up or transition phases. Programme Implementation: Ensure Field Offices ECD programme designs meet organizational standards. Influence decision makers and technical specialists across the partnership, for continuous Programme Quality and quality improvement using programme data. Lead and/or participate in programme assessments and evaluations and provide inputs and advice. Assist with scale-up of core project model implementation in FOs, in alignment with strategy. Innovation and Learning: Influence Global Centre and field implementation teams with innovative and promising approaches. Facilitate and/or participate in learning events. Document lessons learned and generate stories of impact. Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model). Participate in Regional COP (Community of Practice) or learning networks relevant to the sector. Staff Capability: Work alongside Field Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models and global best practices and lessons learned. Provides training (virtual or in country) to clients as requested, including using data to inform decision making. Mentors and coaches technical staff in FOs and SOs. Contribute to the development of learning pathways for technical staff. Global Centre Engagement and Assignments Project Model Guidance and Adaptation: Co-creates and develops new project models and sector approaches in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Center (GC) Sector Team. Using best practices, innovative thinking and cutting-edge technical expertise, TA provides insight and practical ideas for adaptive design of core project models, donor and partner models and next generation approaches. Research: Lead or support the development of articles, presentations and other products that contribute to World Vision’s technical brand in alignment with relevant external engagement strategies and donor needs. Personal Development, TSO Core and Domains Professional Development: Commitment to ongoing learning for professional development and growth. Engage with leading global practitioners and donors to learn, share, develop and communicate external best practices and standards aligned with WV strategy, Our Promise (OP). TSO Systems and Knowledge Management: Lead or participate in a TSO Domain/GAM CORE team. Serve as a Core Project Model or Approach ‘Hero’ for your sector team. Administration and Management TSO Business Processes & CREDO Internal Relationships: Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams. Approach work with a commitment to client-service that grows the capacity of FO clients. External Engagement: Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients. Represent WV in external conferences, donor meetings, technical forum, etc. as requested by clients. Admin: Maintain projects in Workfront. Complete travel bookings and expense reports. Ensure internal information management systems are updated and maintained. Complete required Compliance Trainings. Participate in team meetings and communication. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Mid-level/senior ECD technical specialist. [DATE REMOVED] (min) field level and headquarters experience. Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization related to early childhood development. Substantive grant experience required. DME experience preferred. Fragile context or humanitarian experience ideal. Proficient in English. French or Spanish is ideal. Training / adult learning as a required capability. Multi-regional experience, multiple contexts. Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors as defined in attached GAM competency overview. Experience in programming, grant implementation and management. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Masters Degree in a relevant subject. Second language proficiency. Networked with deep knowledge of the sector and the significant actors. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Chief Operating and Technology Officer (COTO) Global Global Field Operations Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Chief Operating and Technology Office (COTO) will work in partnership with the VisionFund Network (total staff of approx. 7,200) to seek to impact 4m children per year, currently, and up to 30m by 2030. The role will support the Vision Fund International (VFI) President and CEO and the Regions in delivering an Annual Operating Plan of Net Income before Donations, of circa USD5m+. As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the COTO drives Operational Excellence and digital transformation through change management initiatives that build the capacity of the 28 MFIs to deliver on Our Promise and on VisionFund’s 2030 strategy. As a Christian leader, the COTO will develop and build a strong team to ensure a coordinated delivery of MFI and client centric products, services and expertise to support the field operations and drive efficiency. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Senior Leadership Team membership and global responsibilities: Be a core member of VFI senior leadership team and contribute towards the overall progress of the ministry. Foster an organizational culture of Performance, Operational Excellence and Accountability based on VisionFund/World Vision Core Values, vision and mission. Ensure ongoing change management and strategic priorities drive resource allocation that can deliver increased impact and target benefits, in alignment with global priorities and strategy. Role modelling Christian Leadership and Core Values. Represent the organisation in the global governance structure (VFI Board and Committees). Strengthen operations and build capacity in the MFIs by developing global standards, Operational Excellence and digital transformation: Lead on Operational Excellence by ensuring strategic, responsive and coordinated provision of global products and services to the VisionFund: Network through a range of teams: Technology and Digital Transformation Data Management Product Delivery and Execution Sales and Branch Productivity Frontline staff training Operationalise and ensure ongoing application of an efficient framework for strategic initiatives and business processes implementation and the coordination of all stakeholders’ efforts. Eliminate siloes and foster cross-collaboration to achieve effectivess programmes that support MFIs’ day-to-day field operations. Develop and support the deployment of product and service offerings that facilitate the realisation of our strategy. Deliver simple, efficient, innovative and secure technology & operational services to the Network that mitigate operational risk and increase efficiency. Develop and leverage centres of excellence that drive operational excellence and deliver excellent client experience to create clear distinctives for VisionFund and value for clients. Strengthen and increase MFI productivity across the VisionFund Network through a coordinated approach with regional and country teams. Develop and drive digital transformation and data services throughout the organisation, setting the vision and drawing stakeholders together on this journey. Leadership, guidance and support to the Team for personal/team development and wellbeing (personal, professional and spiritual): Inspire and align leaders of the various teams and influence the performance of the same. Nurture the spiritual and professional development of direct reports and team members. Instill and encourage a strong servant and service culture in leaders and their teams; role modelling Christian Leadership and Core Values. Provide feedback and coaching to direct reports and team members. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: COO experience or strong operating skills in microfinance or banking delivering operational excellence. 15+ years’ work experience in a global, matrix-managed organisation. 5+ years’ experience managing people at a senior level. Experience delivering digital transformation (especially core banking systems and digital solutions). Experience working in a multinational and multicultural environment with proven cross-cultural effectiveness. Consultancy experience (internal or external) is desirable and a proven ability for spotting improvement opportunities and making those happen in a complex and dynamic environment. Solid strategic leadership skills preferably gained in financial services, microfinance experience an advantage. Good written and verbal communication skills and strong at influencing. Able to lead and manage a virtual team. Ability to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and guide people. Proven organisational skills and able to ability to manage change programmes. Must be able to simultaneously manage multiple priorities, projects and stakeholders. A minimum of a university degree (ideally a Master’s degree) in in Finance, Business, Economics, ICT, Engineering or equivalent level of knowledge demonstrated through relevant experience. French or Spanish fluency would be a plus. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Project management experience working to recognized PM methodologies is preferred. French or Spanish fluency would be a plus. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 25% of the time. Ability to use computer, attend meetings, travel abroad. More Details Apply Chief Risk Officer, VisionFund International Global Global Field Operations Open-ended, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Chief Risk Officer (‘CRO’) is a newly created senior management role within the Global Centre of VisionFund International, World Vision’s microfinance subsidiary. Reporting directly to the CEO, the CRO is responsible for global enterprise risk management, which includes oversight and leadership of all risks and compliance to policies across the VisionFund network of 28 microfinance institutions (MFIs). The role oversees, among other things, roles accountable for Corporate Governance, Credit Risk Policy, Information Security and Physical Security. To manage this, the CRO will set global risk strategy and oversee, manage and align the risk management frameworks, policies, tools and practices globally. The CRO must also drive a culture in which Risk and Compliance have sufficient voice and are embedded in all key decision-making processes. The Risk function is a strategic function that steers business direction and strategy, and ensures the long-term resilience of VisionFund. The Compliance function is also vital for operations in the MFI network. The CRO will manage a team and attend on the VFI Board committees. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: The CRO is responsible for running the Risk and Compliance department. The Risk and Compliance department is the second line of defence for VisionFund to the risks that arise from its operations. The first line of defence to these risks is the responsibility of operational management within both the MFIs and Global Centre. The Risk and Compliance teams’ responsibilities are therefore to ensure that the MFIs and Global Centre operate with due regard to risk. The key risks areas within VisionFund include: Operational Liquidity Credit Insurance / other product (E.g. Savings / Remittances) Reputational Capital Strategic Mission Country People Legal Compliance / Regulatory External Risk Technology The management of these risks is achieved via the below responsibilities. Maintain and develop the risk management strategy, policy, frameworks, tools and practices: Guide and support internal VFI departments and teams with risk mapping and the development risk mitigation plans. Responsible for the periodic review of the effectiveness VisionFund’s risk management infrastructure. In conjunction with the CEO and Audit & Risk Committee, defines and sets VFI’s Risk Appetite and Risk Profile at a global level and works with local in-country Boards for the local businesses to underpin VisionFund’s strategy and plans. Ensure that VisionFund has an approved written risk management strategy, policy and frameworks which are consistent with the VisionFund business strategies, capital strength and management expertise. Ensure appropriate implementation of the strategy and policies globally – both at MFI and Global Centre level: Oversee the implementation of and adherence to risk control frameworks, policies and business standards aligned with VisionFund policies and procedures in risk. Provide appropriate guidance, challenge and advice to the MFIs’ executive management on all risks that they own and that they have accountability to manage. Responsible for training in risk management globally. Manage the development and regular testing of VisionFund Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plans and ensure that they are formally approved by the Board of Directors. Report on all events on system failures and other emergency issues. Ensure appropriate global minimum standards of credit are adhered to by all MFIs and establish and enforce appropriate credit risk limits and credit product structuring. Monitoring and reporting of compliance with VisionFund’s risk policies and frameworks: Work with Internal Audit to ensure that the risk based audit approach taken is not susceptible to gaps in the risk management process. As part of the continuous improvement loop, participate in internal audit finding reviews to help identify areas of existing or potential risk to be addressed. Monitoring risks should be a continuous process and undertaken on a formal and informal basis. The CRO is responsible for keeping abreast of activities globally that may impact on the ability of VisionFund to operate successfully. Develop regular risk reporting for each function that provides functional heads with the quantitative measures identified with respect to risk exposure and control compliance. Perform stress testing and modelling of risks where appropriate. In the event that the risk indicators are outside of established limits, or there is a breach of controls, discuss and document the specific issues with the functional heads responsible. All such failings must be highlighted in any risk reports at both Executive Management and Board levels. In addition, the CRO should ensure that Internal Audit are alerted. Prepare a monthly and quarterly risk reports for use at the Senior Management meetings, Management Risk Committee and Board ARC Committee that provides an overview of the risks faced by VisionFund together with recommended actions where appropriate. The report should include a monthly risk dashboard that provides key risk indicators with respect to risk exposure (against defined limits) and control compliance as well as stress testing results. Such reports should also provide a view and opinion of the ratios over defined time periods e.g. weekly, monthly, quarterly, annually. Ensure that Risk and Compliance considerations are properly reflected in the decision-making processes of VisionFund. Represent Risk and Compliance in these processes: Work to feed in the voice of Risk in developing VFI's Finance and Business strategies including integration between the VFI and MFI strategies, business and financial plans. Working with the Regional Finance teams, ensure the development of the MFI strategies and plans are aligned to VFI Risk tolerances and appetites, and are achievable. Responsible for consulting and advising on actions to address significant risk issues and events, table recommendations to the risk committee for approvals. Executive committee participation in board committees and appropriate management committees. The CRO is also responsible for the good corporate governance of VisonFund. This is achieved by designing and implementing an appropriate governance framework; managing the formation of and appointments to boards and committees; designing and managing the use of delegated authorities; and developing the monitoring procedures to ensure adherence. In collaboration with OCS, responsible for the development and implementation of a corporate security strategy for MFIs and VF network. Responsible for the day-to-day management of the Risk and Compliance teams: Lead, manage and develop talent for future organisational needs. Ensure all work and influence is in alignment with VisionFund's vision and mission, and that World Vision's values are embedded in everything done. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Minimum 15 + years' experience in banking or financial institutions, specifically with a minimum of [DATE REMOVED]’ experience in risk management and compliance at a senior management level. 5+ years’ experience in a Credit policy / underwriting / Credit operations / MIS function. Broad risk management knowledge including fraud and operational risk management and the ability to lead risk governance and control through recognized frameworks. Experience of operating at senior management and board level. Proven ability to develop and implement risk strategy in a multinational organisation. Experience of compliance and regulatory environments. Ability to be cross culturally sensitive through awareness of cultural differences, persuasive with good negotiating style to achieve the buy in of key stakeholders and partners. Must have high integrity and must be approachable. Professionally Qualified Accountant and/or other relevant qualifications such as masters or MBA. English fluency. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Graduate from an International Business School (Master's level). Microfinance and loan underwriting experience. International experience in emerging/developing markets. Experience of chairing executive committees. Knowledge of either French or Spanish. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 30% of the time. Ability to use computer, attend meetings, travel abroad. More Details Apply Global Asset Management Director Global Global VisionFund Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Global Asset Management Director (GAMD) is a new role within VisionFund International (VFI) Global Finance. Reporting to the CFO of VFI and managing a team of five employees, the GAMD has responsibility for the VFI global balance sheet and ensuring it is aligned behind the Our Livelihoods Promise strategy. The GAMD will manage and coordinate the asset and liability sides of VFI's balance sheet together with the treasury processes of the Group. As well as 'running the bank' and liaising with WV Treasury, this role will also centrally drive and oversee global liquidity and solvency in the field and improve the Group's treasury systems and processes to ensure efficiency and informed decision making. This is a key strategic role to achieving the 2030 Strategy. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Oversight of both the Global Debt Capital Management function (responsible for the raising and management of external finance) and the Global Investment Management function (responsible for the deployment of that finance around the Network). A key element of the role is to ensure that these asset and liability sides of the balance sheet are effectively managed and coordinated. For liability side, the GAMD must ensure that the Group is appropriately and efficiently funded. This includes ensuring that relationships with external lenders are maintained and developed; ensuring that new funds are effectively and efficiently sourced; and managing the debt at MFI level. A strong working relation should also develop with the Fundraising/Grants teams. For the asset side, the GAMD must ensure that capital (whether debt or equity) is effectively deployed within the MFIs in a way that assists in maximising impact. A strong working relation should develop between the GAMD’s team and the Regional Heads and MFI management to ensure that their regulatory capital and liquidity needs are appropriately serviced. The GAMD must ensure a rigorous, objective and transparent decision making process. Overall responsibility for VFI cash flow and capital forecasting, including driving effective central oversight of MFI liquidity and capital levels. The GAMD is responsible for the management of the interest rate and FX risk that arises around the group, including risks relating to debt and investments. Ensure that all regular and ad hoc reporting on treasury is carried out with sufficient quality and timeliness. Ensure the function staff receive appropriate training in treasury. Mentor and coach the team to ensure their well being and effectiveness. A key member of both the ALCO and IISC committees. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] professional relevant experience; a minimum of [DATE REMOVED] external experience working in the treasury or capital markets functions of a multinational organization, preferably at a Group level. Debt capital markets experience including the issuance of a variety of debt instruments and managing the debt investor relationships that arise from that. Design and management of the intra-group funding strategy of a financially regulated group to assist in the movement of capital around the group. Management of balance sheet risk including interest rate risk, liquidity risk and foreign exchange risk. Must be cross culturally sensitive as will work with associates from every area of the world. Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices. MCT (or equivalent treasury qualification) or CFA (or equivalent asset management qualification) qualified. MBA preferred. CPA/ACA (or equivalent) accounting qualification preferred. Fluency in English. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Good project management and organizational skills; a balanced and respectful approach to teams' differing responsibilities; excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills in both oral and written forms; effective coach - able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures formally and informally; solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting; and consulting skills to be able to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 15% of the time. More Details Apply Finance Operations and Transformation Director Global Global VisionFund Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI/VF is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Finance Operations and Transformation Director (FOTD) is a new role within VisionFund International (VFI) Global Finance. Reporting to the CFO and leading a team of nine, the FOTD has responsibility for VFI global financial operations and ensuring alignment behind the Our Livelihoods Promise strategy, including adoption of digital technologies. The FOTD will lead VFI's finance strategy, accounting, reporting and planning functions, and ensure global finance functions are effective and continuously improving. Leading external and internal projects, the role will drive transformation of financial systems and processes globally. The role uses strong relationship mgt, influencing and coordination skills. This is a key strategic role to achieving the 2030 Strategy. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Create VFI's first (and lead the execution of the) Global Finance Strategy globally, including transform digitally. Responsible for monthly management accounts process globally. Responsible for the production of the annual financial report and for the production of reporting to the Board and executive management, including use of data visualization. Ensure that appropriate accounting policies are developed and adhered to globally, running a team that is a technical center of excellence. Lead global planning and budgeting processes at GC and MFI levels to ensure plans are centered in Strategy, have financial integrity, are achievable and undergo sufficient scrutiny. Responsible for the budget at GC level. This will require continued development and Lean 6 Sigma use on planning processes and models. Lead the development of financial models, forecasting tools, and other analytical tools for budget and other forecasting. Ensure consistency of these different forecasts. Lead and transform the GC 'Business Model' to ensure transparency, legality and fairness, and a balance of long-term GC sustainability with minimal MFI funding, engaging outside consultants/experts. Ensure the GC finance staff receive appropriate related training. Mentor and coach the finance team to ensure their well being, effectiveness and suitable career paths. Work with the regional finance directors in the control over and update of the global VFI Finance Manual into the MFIs. Provide management with ad hoc and strategic reporting and analysis to assist in the decision making process, including engaging on Corp. Fin./M&A matters with consultants. Lead financial system adoption and ongoing management globally (including G/L, data warehousing, treasury), liaising with external consultants. Lead process improvement initiatives that promote financial visibility, process efficiency and project mgt accountability, with emphasis on standardization of policies/processes. Oversee global External Audit engagement and appointment, with Audit Partner as point of contact. Lead country level External Auditor teams. Work with MFI management and hold them accountable for resolving identified audit issues. Responsible for the ongoing administrative management of GC investments, liabilities, treasury payments and procurement. Establish and lead the Finance Business Partner initiative to liaise with and serve other GC dept leaders and MFI CFOs on their needs. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] professional relevant experience; a minimum of [DATE REMOVED] external experience working in the middle-office and back-office functions of a multinational financial organization, preferably at a Group level and at a Controller/Treasurer level. Must have experience of transforming systems and processes in a multinational organization, preferably implementation of treasury/accounting systems. Deep financial analysis and accounting understanding, preferably with some audit background. Thorough knowledge and extensive experience in the microfinance and/or banking sectors. Must have experience working with, engaging (hiring/firing) and leading external consultants (software providers, implementation providers, auditors, project mgt). Must be cross culturally sensitive as will work with associates from every area of the world. Flexibility on hours to contact people within wide time zone differences is required. Able to balance Christian values with commercial practices. Post graduate accounting qualification. MBA preferred. CPA/ACA (or equivalent) accounting qualification preferred. Fluency in English. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Good project management and organizational skills; Proven external engagement and relationship management skills; Balanced and respectful approach to teams' differing responsibilities; excellent communication, presentation and influencing skills in both oral and written forms; effective coach - able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures formally and informally; solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting; and consulting skills to be able to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel up to 15% of the time. More Details Apply Technical Advisor, TSO Livelihood Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Technical Service Organisation (TSO) Senior Technical Advisor (STA)/Technical Advisor (TA) position provides high quality technical assistance to clients in assessments, programme design, execution, monitoring, evaluation and scale-up of core project models and sector approaches in alignment with World Vision’s (WV) strategy to improve child well-being (CWB) impact. This includes all aspects of grant acquisition and management for foundations, bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors including facilitation, partnering with peer organizations and private sector engagement as per needs defined by Field Office, Regional, Support Office and Global Centre clients. The STA/TA will continue to learn and grow in technical expertise to provide best in class service. This position will travel up to 30% for client requests and where possible for the individual. The Senior Technical Advisor/ TA reports to the sector Technical Director. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Field Office and Regional Office Assignments Programme Design: Provide high quality technical assistance to Field Offices for programme design, monitoring and evaluation. Provide technical expertise for all aspects of programme design (including win themes, theory of change development, logframe, proposal coordination and writing etc.) based on data, to enhance impact and evidence of impact. Develop research agendas for inclusion in grants to enhance evidence of impact. Lead, facilitate or participate in assessments. Lead or participate in developing winning programme design and resultant proposals for grant donors as per requests from clients including developing alternative approaches. Support FOs in developing capacity statement and Acts as key technical personnel of grant funded programmes for Field Offices during start-up or transition phases. Programme Implementation: Ensure FO TP designs meet organizational standards. Influence decision makers and technical specialists across the partnership, (especially in FOs and SOs) for continuous Programme Quality and quality improvement using programme data. Lead and/or participate in programme assessments and evaluations and provide inputs and advice. Assist with scale-up of core project model implementation in FOs, in alignment with strategy. Innovation and Learning: Influence Global Centre and field implementation teams with innovative and promising approaches. Facilitate and/or participate in learning events. Document lessons learned and generate stories of impact. Share learnings within team (sector and/or project model). Participate in Regional COP (Community of Practice) or learning networks relevant to the sector. Staff Capability: Work alongside Field Office staff to build understanding of WV’s global sectoral approaches and core project models and global best practices and lessons learned. Provides training (virtual or in country) to clients as requested, including using data to inform decision making. Mentors and coaches technical staff in FOs and SOs. Contribute to the development of learning pathways for technical staff. Global Centre Engagement and Assignments Project Model Guidance and Adaptation: Co-creates and develops new project models and sector approaches in collaboration with and as per the requests from the Global Center (GC) Sector Team. Using best practices, innovative thinking and cutting-edge technical expertise, TA provides insight and practical ideas for adaptive design of core project models, donor and partner models and next generation approaches. Research: Lead or support the development of articles, presentations and other products that contribute to World Vision’s technical brand in alignment with relevant external engagement strategies and donor needs. Personal Development, TSO Core and Domains Professional Development: Commitment to ongoing learning for professional development and growth. Engage with leading global practitioners and donors to learn, share, develop and communicate external best practices and standards aligned with WV strategy, Our Promise (OP). TSO Systems and Knowledge Management: Lead or participate in a TSO Domain/GAM CORE team. Serve as a Core Project Model or Approach ‘Hero’ for your sector team. Administration and Management TSO Business Processes & CREDO: Internal Relationships: Work collaboratively with staff in other TSO sectors, and with GC sector and ministry teams. Approach work with a commitment to client-service that grows the capacity of FO clients. External Engagement: Engage with external agencies as needed in the provision of technical services to clients. Represent WV in external conferences, donor meetings, technical forum, etc. as requested by clients. Admin: Maintain projects in Workfront. Complete travel bookings and expense reports. Ensure internal information management systems are updated and maintained. Complete required Compliance Trainings. Participate in team meetings and communication. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Mid-level/senior technical specialist. [DATE REMOVED] (min) field level and headquarters experience. Master’s degree in relevant technical area of specialization. Substantive grant experience preferred. Practitioner DME experience required. Fragile context or humanitarian experience ideal. Language skills appropriate to geographic assignment’. Training / adult learning as a required capability. Multi-regional experience, multiple contents, multiple langages. High level of academic and practical proficiency to undertake all aspects of programme design, monitoring and evaluation including design of tools, conducting complex baseline and end-line evaluations, analysis and report writing in English. And or Strong experience in grants acquisition and management with bilateral and multilateral donors as defined in attached GAM competency overview. Experience in programming, grant implementation and management. High proficiency in grant writing. Experience in Agricultural approaches; ideally including fragile context, climate smart, food systems and or nutrition sensitive principles and practice. Experience in value chain and market systems approaches. And or Experience with Climate change and environmental adaptation and mitigation approaches. Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience: Qualifications in Agricultural or Environmental and Climate change disciplines. Strong English language, spoken and written proficiency. Masters Degree in a relevant subject. Networked with deep knowledge of the sector and the significant actors. Experience with Gender Equality and Social Inclusion (GESI) and or Women’s economic empowerment. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Advisor, Urban Programming Global Programme Effectiveness Open-ended, Full-time *For WV internal applicants only. *Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate. *Please submit your CV in English. PURPOSE OF THE POSITION: The Urban Programming Advisor works closely with the Technical Director to progress WV’s Transformational Development mandate in urban contexts, stable and fragile. They work directly to support and provide technical guidance to Field, Regional and Support Offices, Global Capitals and select Global Centre teams to improve our impact on the most vulnerable children, youth and families in urban contexts. In Our Promise – Going Further¸ the urban ministry is being scaled up as part of the strategic initiative “Address Vulnerability”. The Urban Programming Advisor will contribute to the realization of the Strategic Initiative through rolling out the Urban Ministry Model and Urban Programme Approach in field offices; building capacities of urban practitioners and support staff from regional offices and TSO; providing technical support on urban programming; leading knowledge management; contributing to organizational change initiatives and supporting external engagement efforts. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Advise on the realization of the urban workstream of the strategic initiative “Address Vulnerability”: Support the development of resources and products required for the Strategic Initiative, including in the lead up to WV Leadership dialogues on urban ministry scale up (such as Strategy Realization Steering Committee, advisory board meetings, Triennial Council and Global Leadership Summit). Co-lead the implementation of WV’s urban ministry scale up plan. Co-lead engagement with other GC departments (Horizon, Global IT, Global GAM, TSO, HR and others as necessary) to implement organizational changes required to support the urban ministry scale up plan. Contribute to the Urban Leadership Team. Provide technical urban expertise for the continual improvement of WV’s urban programming across the Partnership: Manage and attend to urban programming support requests from field offices. Advise and provide urban programming technical support to offices undergoing strategy refresh, adapting technical programs and project models, and (re)designing, implementing and evaluating urban programs. Develop and ensure up to date urban capacity statements and donor briefs to support grant acquisition and external engagement. Provide additional guidance to grant implementation where lessons are of strategic importance e.g. for program effectiveness, scale up, new adaptation or updating technical guidance. Build capacities of field, regional and support office and relevant GC staff (such as TSO) on urban programming, including on adapting urban programming for COVID-19 response and recovery. Lead the roll out of the urban ministry model e-learning course among field offices and other Partnership entities. Advise the adaptation of project models and sector approaches, when required, to urban fragile and stable contexts. Advise and support the roll out and adaptation of WV’s Fragile Contexts Programming Approach (FCPA) in fragile cities and other fragile urban environments. Lead Knowledge Management on Urban Programming: Manage the Urban Community of Practice. Lead the development of (compile, contribute to and disseminate) the urban CoP newsletter on quarterly basis. Organize and moderate urban CoP webinars on quarterly basis. Organize urban learning events between field offices based on demand. Develop case studies of innovative, promising urban practices that reflect the key elements of WV's Urban Ministry Model and the intersectionality between urban, fragile, gender, climate action and COVID19. Support External Engagement: Contribute to the implementation of the urban ministry external engagement plan . Support in the development of products for external engagement and communication materials on WV’s urban practice for use in key global events and among global networks. When needed, represent WV in key global events, networks/alliances and public speaking opportunities. Contribute to updating external facing website with new materials. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED]-experience in International Development and Urban Programming. A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] of working on development / humanitarian programmes at the frontline in complex urban environments, including fragile cities. Rich, diverse background in multiple sectors in urban environments. A proven record of collaboration in a cross-cultural setting. Master’s degree in international development, community development, urban planning and management, urbanism, social sciences or other related fields. Preferred: Strong understanding of the urban development and humanitarian industry and key global urban players. Experience of working with urban communities in stable and fragile developing countries. Strong ability to work autonomously. Strong communication and influencing skills, especially with departmental leaders. Strong analytical, organizational, coordination, planning, facilitation skills. Strong negotiation, decision making and problem-solving skills. Strategic thinking and analytical skills. Understand financial management and resource allocation. Demonstrated collaboration skills and effective relationship management skills. Excellent verbal and written English communication skills, command of additional languages (especially Spanish) is desirable. Work Environment/Travel: The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time. More Details Apply Response Director Global Exceptions Fixed term, Full-time *Country location to be determined based on response. *Please submit your CV in English. World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. When disaster strikes, we are on the ground, quickly providing immediate support and we stay helping to rebuild lives for children, families, and communities. We are currently accepting applications to join the Emergency Response Roster and are seeking candidates for: Response Director Response Operations Director Response Programmes Strategy & Development Director All Roster position will be Non-Family/Unaccompanied postings lasting [DATE REMOVED]. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities. General Requirements: 5+ years Leadership experience in a Humanitarian/Fragile/Emergency context Minimum [DATE REMOVED] of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country. Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses. Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals. Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings. Willing to serve unaccompanied (non-family); most likely living in a team house setting. English proficiency, written and verbal. (French/Arabic/Spanish preferred) Grant Acquisition and Management experience Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies. RESPONSE DIRECTOR PURPOSE: The Response Director (RD) has primary responsibility for directing the response from strategy to implementation, inclusive of performance and oversight of all aspects of the response. She/he should develop and maintain an efficient, cohesive team, while ensuring effective coordination and relationships with the other agencies, officials, beneficiaries, donors and all areas of the Partnership. KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: Develop and monitor implementation of response strategy that addresses WV strategic goals to meet humanitarian needs: Lead response strategy development with National Director (ND), Regional Leader (RL), Partnership Executive Team (PET) and other senior stakeholders. Ensure primary and secondary information on needs inform strategy formulation. Ensure context analysis informs strategy development. Consult with ND and RL to ensure National Office (NO) strategy and plans (including Child Wellbeing targets) are taken into account in response strategy formulation. Ensure strategy aligns with anticipated capacity. Monitor appropriateness of strategy in addition to implementation of strategy and transition plans. Ensure response is staffed to meet response needs: Contribute to NO capacity building in the area of emergency response in coordination with NO leadership and Human Resources (HR). Determine response organization structure with ND and HR. Conduct high-level workforce planning with HR and mobilise surge functions as required. Oversee the recruitment of the RDs direct reports. Ensure defined accountabilities under the Emergency Management System (EMS) are clear for each function including Term of Reference (TOR) objectives and qualitycriteria. Ensure HR works with EMS functions to identify workforce requirements. Ensure HR plans for capacity building with EMS functions. Ensure HR develops performance planning and review processes that include quality criteria. Ensure HR establishes a staff care function and mechanisms that support staff well-being. Consult ND to plan Response team transition/integration. Ensure adequate internal communications mechanisms are in place to ensure policies, information and decisions are shared with staff as appropriate. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with humanitarian actors, government representatives, World Vision stakeholders, the media and general public: Represent the response in Partnership Executive Team and Partnership Coordination Team (PCT) (where activated). Identify and highlight areas of conflict to Response Senior Management Team (SMT), ND, RL and Partnership Executive Committee (where activated). Create and maintain collaborative relations and where appropriate partnerships with government, other NGOs, UN agencies, civil society, churches, bi-lateral missions and donors. Participate in consortium meetings and Response related national coordination meetings. Ensure World Vision is represented at relevant technical and coordination mechanisms in-country. Develop and plan response to achieve response strategy goal and objectives: Provide oversight to funding allocation (i.e. Private Non-sponsorship or PNS, grants, etc) to ensure alignment with strategy and humanitarian needs. Ensure response programme development meets World Vision and international standards. Ensure that adequate funding to address humanitarian needs is acquired. Ensure Advocacy staff are empowered to integrate advocacy across sectors and to develop child-focused advocacy positions which are aligned with strategy and organisational priorities, in strong alignment with NO and Response Operations teams. Facilitate the signing of MOUs and contracts, with donors, Support Offices (SOs) and other relevant stakeholders. Ensure appropriate waivers are in place to facilitate timely response implementation. Implement response programme in accordance with commitments to meet international and WV standards: Ensure that accessible beneficiary feedback mechanisms are established and functioning. Ensure staff establish community accountability methods across all of the response program. Monitor and identify risks to programme quality and coordinate resources to address them. Ensure that all programmes are implemented, monitored and evaluated according to set plans and that agreements with donors, SOs and other stakeholders are adhered to. Ensure management meetings address quality risks, relevant monitoring data and community feedback. Initiate resourcing mechanisms and ensure financial and material (in-kind) resources are managed according to WV standards, donor and SO agreements. Initiate response funding mechanisms with support of ND, RL & Regional HEA Director (RHEAD): Ensure that funding is managed and accounted for in compliance with donors and Support Offices agreements and WV standards. Ensure that programme and projects audits are planned and conducted as per WV audit regulations and donor government requirements. Ensure that audit reports are responded to and recommendations implemented. Ensure that response meets World Vision minimum quality standards and supports program improvement, reflection, learning and innovation: Ensure previous response learnings from Global learning facilitator are reviewed in program design. Encourage the incorporation of best practice and innovation in program design. Ensure all functions have quality planning sessions to meet quality objectives of their TOR. Ensure achievement level of all function quality objectives is monitored monthly and reported. Ensure risks that prevent the achievement of quality objectives are reported and rapidly addressed. Ensure mechanisms are established to identify, document, and share lessons learned with Partnership. Oversee Security function, planning and implementation to ensure response staff and organisational safety and security: Ensure staffing of Security function. Provide oversight to implementation of security protocols as per CSR. Facilitate inter-agency coordination for information sharing and intelligence sharing. Ensure response internal and external reporting requirements are met: Liaise with Programmes and Info Management to ensure internal and external reporting requirements are planned for and reports are prepared. Review and submit partnership programme reports. Prepare and submit monthly management reports. Ensure internal response coordination & information sharing mechanisms are functioning. Ensure that response staff have appropriate housing, offices and information/communication systems: Ensure that staff have access to appropriate office space/equipment, information/communication systems/equipment and other facilities which enable them to carry out their responsibilities. Ensure that all response vehicles and other equipment are well managed and maintained. Where necessary, ensure that relevant staff have access to appropriate housing. KNOWLEDGE,SKILLS & ABILITIES: Required: A minimum of [DATE REMOVED] in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance and development sector, with a significant portion of this in INGOs. Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices. University degree in Humanitarian Studies or relevant field. Masters degree preferred. Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals. Experience working in a cross-cultural environment. Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts. Experience in engaging with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies. Experience in managing humanitarian operations that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking. Experience in serving as an organizational spokesperson to media and other external audiences. Effective in written and verbal communication in English. Preferred: 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. Work Environment/Travel: Work hours are often more than [DATE REMOVED] per day during difficult periods of the response. Responses are often mounted in insecure or natural disaster-prone contexts, which may disrupt normal work patterns and generate staff safety issues. Work and housing environments may at times be well below normal standards in terms of facilities, equipment and food availability. More Details Apply 1 2 » wvi.org © 2018 World Vision International Terms of Use Privacy Security Language English Español Français Português ShareThis Copy and Paste
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