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  • Posted: Oct 8, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • World Vision is an international Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working in almost 100 countries world-wide to create lasting change in the lives of children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.
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    Partnership Leader – Ministry Integration

    PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

    As the Partnership Leader for Ministry Integration, you will significantly contribute to the sustained well-being of the world’s most vulnerable children by helping World Vision maximise impact with every decision and action we take. You will do this by:

    • Maximising World Vision (WV)’s global resources and facilitating engagement and collaboration with key internal and external partners.
    • Providing programming and policy strategy leadership, guidance and coordination to leverage the impact and engagement of WV’s work internally and externally, optimising our contributions to child well-being.
    • Working in close partnership with regional and national offices to identify the greatest needs, support emerging solutions, and build local capacity.
    • Applying focused, global sector approaches and core project models that align to Sustainable Development Goals and Our Promise.
    • Ensuring alignment to our global strategic initiatives, motivated by WV’s Mission, Vision and Values.

    To be successful, you will need to embrace challenges and change and be willing to lead a cultural transformation - encouraging innovation, experimentation, agility and risk-taking. You will be a creative, thoughtful, and curious leader with an excellent track record of achievement in roles of increasing responsibility. You will work across a diverse set of sectors, bridging a wide range of expertise, with a demonstrated ability to work with agility, efficiency, and diplomacy.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Lead Integration and Innovation:
      • Drive towards dramatically better solutions where most needed through a combination of internal innovation and integrating external solutions (from incorporating best practices to acquisitions).
      • Steward and advance WV’s focus on the well-being of the world’s most vulnerable children, their families and communities.
      • Strengthen WV’s thinking and practice on development and sustainability; Lead context-based ministry and innovation, while exploring new development approaches; Identify and highlight the biggest gaps in achieving WV's strategic initiatives.
      • Provide regular updates to WV’s executive leadership team.
    • Planning and Integration:
      • Provide strategic oversight and integration of processes, and continuously improve the metrics needed to understand, evaluate, and improve the overall quality, impact, and cost-effectiveness of WV programming. Ensure integration across Transformational Development and Ministry Strategy including Peace building, DME and New partnerships; Sponsorship Operations, Sector Teams and VisionFund.
      • Work across programme and sector teams to identify and scale the most impactful, evidence-based solutions with the potential for massive impact. This may be through some combination of advocacy, market-based solutions, and replication.
      • Effectively design development and relief programmes that transform communities in need, while understanding how to acquire and integrate resources to support programme design.
    • Child Sponsorship:
      • Provide oversight to child sponsorship operations to achieve simplicity, quality and contribute to revitalising child sponsorship.
      • Identify and scale up field innovative practices.
    • Global Grant Acquisition and Management:
      • Provide strategic leadership to global grant acquisition and management to go further.
      • Lead global grant growth to realise Our Promise.
    • Global Sector Leadership:
      • Provide global sectoral programme leadership to World Vision entities in a seamless, mutually accountable way with joint ownership.
      • Provide strategic leadership, ensuring planning and integration across sector teams: Education, Livelihoods, Health and Nutrition, WASH, Child Protection and Participation, Technical Services Organisation; Work with technical teams, Support Offices and National Offices to develop scaling strategies, business plans, mega-gift pitches, and strategic partnerships.
    • Field Support:
      • Engage with field-based activities as part of the field facing organisation to fulfil assigned operational mandates.
      • Partnering and External Engagement:
      • Identify the most effective third-party solutions that align with WV’s strategic initiatives as well as WV’s Mission, Vision and Values; leverage WV's platform to become a scaling partner of choice.
      • Write compelling thought pieces for external publications and WV blogs.
      • Participate and represent World Vision in relevant external conferences and forums.
      • Connect and maintain relationships with key thought leaders on innovation and impact in global development.
      • Promote and generate cooperation and teamwork among internal and external contacts while working to achieve collective outcomes, so that together we can achieve more for children than we could on our own.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • 10+ years broad and deep experience in several functions, to include recent field experience, cross-functional management experience and operations leadership.
    • Strong strategic thinking and experienced in developing and implementing strategies, operating models and practices.
    • A passion for innovation, new ways of delivering aid, collaboration with partners within and outside the humanitarian sector and a commitment to learning and quality in service delivery.
    • Experience leading successful, high-impact mission-driven initiatives with progressively increasing responsibilities.
    • Experience with innovation approaches including human-centred design, lean experimentation, and designing for scale.
    • Ability to perform business planning including setting organizational goals and overseeing competitive analysis.
    • Strength in building effective work relationships with both local and dispersed colleagues.
    • Expert influencing skills and gets things done.
    • Ability to simplify the work.
    • Ability to assess needs; gathering and synthesizing relevant information from a variety of sources.
    • MBA preferred.
    • English language skills required.

    Preferred:

    • Experience across both the private sector and social sector strongly preferred. Expertise in global development, humanitarian relief, and/or social entrepreneurship a big plus.

    Work Environment/Travel:

    • Willingness to travel up to 30% of the time.

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    P&C (HR) Business Partner

    PURPOSE OF POSITION:

    The P&C (HR) Business Partner (BP) plays a crucial role in the execution of the HR Transformation Strategy. Partnering with Client Business Leaders in support of strategic business objectives, the BP advises and coaches executives, managers and employees in all elements of employee life cycle. The BP works collaboratively with P&C Centres of Expertise, the Operational Effectiveness unit and the P&C Executive office to deliver integrated HR solutions, including workforce planning, performance management, talent transformation, management and leadership development, digitalisation, and all issues related to the rhythm of the P&C business.

    This position will support WVI senior leaders in aligning people strategies, goals and priorities with Our Promise going further. (S)he will encourage the use of innovative People Management/OD resources, tools and practices to reinforce and positively change beliefs, attitudes, operating models and structure of organizations to facilitate the delivery of Our Promise.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Strategic Partner for leaders and client group SLTs:
      • Work as first level consultant with leaders and managers to identify strategic people needs.
      • Acts as a thought partner with leaders and managers to improve people-related priorities in the business unit.
      • Assist leaders and managers with strategic planning and forecasting needs regarding people.
      • Provides assistance and guidance to leaders and managers on the full range of P&C activities associated with the rhythm of P&C business.
      • Act as an initial point of contact and intermediary for leaders and managers in assigned business units.
      • Coach leaders and managers on HR and people management practice.
      • Maintain current understanding of the client’s department, strategy, people-related issues by becoming valuable member of client's leadership team.
    • Change Agent for client groups, advising leaders on all aspects of organisational development involving:
      • Collaborate with leaders and managers to design organizational structures, job roles.
      • Function as HR lead for leaders and managers going through organizational restructures.
      • Evaluate the impact of proposed changes on employees, and manage change to minimize disruption to the business.
      • Advise leaders and managers on the need for, development and ongoing changes of the department's people plan.
      • Actively partner with leaders and managers and work with them to collaboratively identify practice improvement.
    • Employee Champion acting as a single point of contact and intermediary for employees, leaders and managers in assigned business units.
      • Directing employees to P&C Helpdesk and P&C Generalist Services in Effectiveness Unit as appropriate. Handling employee issues that are escalated from the P&C Help Desk.
      • Provides guidance, counselling, and training to executives on employee relations issues.
      • Assist leaders and managers with issues related in interviewing, hiring, terminations, promotions, performance review, and other HR topics.
      • Occasionally investigates and recommends solutions to employee relations issues in a quick and efficient manner.
      • Functional Expert who works to:
      • Maintain current understanding of the client’s department, strategy, people related issues by becoming valuable member of client's leadership team.
      • Maintain a current knowledge of legislation and regulation that relate to HR issues, and collaborate with office of CPO in developing appropriate policies and procedures.
      • Collaborate with other P&C teams on cross-functional HR initiatives that support current and future business strategies.
      • Coordinate with Operational Effectiveness unit to discuss/collaborate on operational P&C issues that have arisen in client groups.
      • Communicates regularly with the Centres of Expertise to collaborate on issues related to client groups and give feedback on rhythm of business and P&C priority issues.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    • Five to eight years’ experience in HR Business Partnering or related high level specialist role.
    • Strong consultation skills and experience influencing and interacting with senior leaders.
    • Outstanding people and client relationship skills. Proficient in coaching, mediating, influencing, facilitation, presentation, communication, analysis, and problem solving.
    • Bachelor degree from a college or university and four or more years of related human resources experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

    Preferred:

    1. Professional certificate in HR/OD/ Management.
    2. Strong business acumen in multi-national environment.

    Work Environment/Travel:

    • Willingness to travel up to 10% of the time.

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    Response Programmes Director

    PURPOSE OF POSITION:

    The Response Programmes Director oversees/leads the Sector Programming Team, including Program Officer(s), DME, Humanitarian Accountability and Information Management. The Response Programmes Director works in close coordination with Response Director (RD) and Operations Director (Ops Dir) in designing the response strategy and operations plan.

    The Response Programmes Director is responsible in setting up and overseeing grant acquisition, assessments, monitoring and humanitarian accountability teams, facilitating capacity building and liaises with Support Offices and international donors.

    Response Programmes Director is part of the Response Senior Leadership Team. Response Programmes Director will coordinate/advise with RD/SLT on “go” or “no go” for proposals and other strategic initiatives related to Grant Acquisition & Quality assurance of the response.

    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)- referred to as People and Culture (P&C).
    • Determine Programmes organisational structure and staffing plan with P&C.
    • Work with P&C to recruit and deploy Programmes staff and plan for capacity development.
    • Ensure Programmes’ staff handovers are conducted.
    • Develop Programmes budget in coordination with Finance.
    • 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 RM and Finance in developing Response Budget, ensuring strong alignment and coordination with Operations team during budgeting and budget management process.
      • Supports Sectors and Operations Director to draft response plan.
      • Works with GAM to coordinate grant acquisition.
      • Write Operational Intent inclusive of targets.
    • Prepare project RACIs 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 WV with potential donors (ECHO, DFID, EU, OFDA etc) including bilateral, multilateral and corporates.
      • Collaborate with Advocacy and Communications 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 & 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 while updating the funding matrix.
    • 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.
    • Ensure support for Finance to establish grant management system to ensure fulfilment 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.
      • Analyze assessment data and provide recommendations for strategy and programme design.
      • Map interagency assessment processes and participate in joint assessments as agreed with response management.
    • Oversee implementation of the Information Management System
      • The Response Programmes Director will ensure that the DME team undertake the following activities:
      • Develop and implement the Response ”Impact Dashboard” which houses program related data including the funding matrix.
      • Establish and update Indicator Tracking Table (ITT) monitoring reports and share with Operations on a monthly basis.
      • Collaborate with Humanitarian Accountability (HA) and collect feedback rends in the Impact Dashboard 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 (RT LE) 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 organisational requirements.
      • Communicate baseline, evaluation and review findings with response staff and communities.
      • Develop Plans of Action that address evaluation, review recommendations and monitor implementation.
      • Oversee development and implementation a Humanitarian Accountability 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 Vision’s role and 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.
      • 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:

    • A minimum of 5 years in roles that feature resource acquisition, grant development, donor engagement and leadership in the humanitarian assistance with a significant portion of this in INGOs.
    • 8+ years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work including significant field presence.
    • Strong experience in engaging with governmental institutions, UN clusters, and multilateral agencies.
    • Strong experience in working with bi-lateral and multi-lateral donors, grant management and proposal development.
    • Experience in managing resource acquisition and management teams that facilitate innovation and calculated risk taking.
    • Experience in program management and compliance of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.
    • Strong background in programme quality – MEAL – and information management.
    • Intensive experience in leading a multi-cultural team of professionals.
    • Effective written and verbal communication in English.
    • French, Arabic, Spanish, and/or Portuguese language proficiency highly desirable.
    • Experience working in a cross-cultural environment.
    • Experience working in war zones / fragile contexts.
    • Work experience as humanitarian Snr. Program Officer or Programme Manager at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.
    • Demonstrated understanding of key humanitarian principles, standards and best practices.
    • University degree in Humanitarian Studies, International Development, Political Relations, Economics, Sociology, or other related field. Master’s degree preferred.
    • Knowledge of proposal and budget requirements and regulations of major donors including the OFDA, ECHO, DFID, UN agencies, German government.
    • Familiarity with humanitarian codes, minimum standards, principles and practice.

    Preferred:

    • Understand Humanitarian Industry and have proven experience within a relief/ Disaster Management setting.
    • Ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.
    • Previous experience working in complex emergency/rehabilitation settings.
    • Experience coordination with INGO’s 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.
    • Additional work experience preferred for this position.
    • Experience in leading “ad-hoc” teams accommodating multiple and frequent staff transitions in emergency response without undermining effectiveness and output of Programme Team.

    Work Environment/Travel:

    • The position requires ability and willingness to travel and deploy domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time, often at short-notice.

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    Conflict Sensitivity Advisor

    PURPOSE OF POSITION:

    The Conflict Sensitivity Advisor will lead quality implementation, capacity-building and partnerships on WV’s three principal conflict analysis tools: Making Sense of Turbulent Contexts (MSTC), Good Enough Context Analysis for Rapid Response (GECARR/GEOCARR), and IPACS (Integrating Peacebuilding and Conflict-Sensitivity). The Conflict Sensitivity Advisor is responsible for maintaining WV's donor reputation and global leadership in participatory conflict analysis, as well as for driving integration of conflict-sensitivity across World Vision’s lines of ministry, operations, and strategy. He/she is also responsible to ensure that appropriate context analysis tools are used for FCPA design processes at

    different stages as part of fragile contexts expansion and the realisation of Our Promise.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Lead and promote application of local-level conflict-sensitivity into humanitarian and development programmes (particularly in fragile contexts) using the Integrating Peacebuilding and Conflict-Sensitivity (I-PACS) tool.
    2. Lead and promote application of macro-level conflict-sensitivity in relevant Field Offices as well as in fragile contexts (as part of FCPA and beyond), using the Making Sense of Turbulent Contexts (MSTC) tool.
    3. Lead the application of rapid context analysis using Good Enough Conflict Analysis for Rapid Response (GECARR) in both its face-to-face or online forms with WV offices and partners, particularly in humanitarian and fragile contexts.
    4. Engage externally with key conflict-sensitivity leaders in UN agencies, the World Bank and other multilateral agencies, public donor agencies, and peer NGOs to exchange best practices and promote internal improvement of conflict sensitivity tools.
    5. Support the application of context monitoring as part of the Fragile Contexts Programming Approach application.
    6. Excellent command of spoken and written English.
    7. Working proficiency in at least 1 other World Vision language (French, Spanish, or Portuguese).

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    1. At least 3 years of experience in context analysis at macro, meso and micro levels and the application of conflict sensitivity thereafter.
    2. At least 5-7 years of experience in working across development, advocacy and humanitarian work in World Vision, particularly in fragile contexts.
    3. At least 5-7 years of experience in working internally, across various World Vision departments on conflict sensitivity or related processes.
    4. At least 5-7 years of working in multi-stakeholder international networks, coalitions and consortia that work on conflict sensitivity or related processes.
    5. Graduate degree (MA, MS, MSc, MPA, etc…) with specialization in peacebuilding, conflict, international relations, international development or a related field.

    Preferred:

    1. Ability to lead cross-cultural and remote work teams as well as trans-national and inter-agency networks and coalitions.
    2. Ability to create conducive working relationships in multi-faith contexts and maintain extensive network of relationships within and outside the organization.
    3. Ability to speak at least one other World Vision official language (Spanish, French, Portuguese, or Swahili).
    4. Ability to provide theological reflection on conflict sensitivity and peacebuilding and its relation to the mission of World Vision, including through prayer, public speaking, and writing.

    Work Environment/Travel:

    1. The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time, including travel to fragile contexts.
    2. Ability to work under stress during certain periods (trainings, workshops, etc…).

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    DMEAL Coordinator - – Kenya Big Dream Program

    Purpose of Position

    The position holder will lead the establishment and maintenance of an effective reporting, monitoring, evaluation, accountability and learning system, of the Kenya Big Dream Program that will be implemented Baringo, West Pokot and Samburu Counties. Migori County is planned to be added at a later time. The position holder must be capable of overseeing MEAL activities highly sensitive and complex project related to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) Child Marriage (CM) and child protection.

    Major Responsibilities

    1. Technical support in Program Planning 20%
      1. Take lead in the design and implementation of a monitoring framework to track delivery against program objectives.
      2. Together with the Program team and partners, organize and facilitate Strategic/multi-year Plans/designs and budgets for the overall program
      3. Support review and update log frames, M&E Plans, Program indicators and periodic targets and detailed implementation plans.
      4. Support the development of clear and implementable work break down structure for respective MEL activities as needed
      5. Support the finance team to ensure realistic scheduling of MEL activities and budgets
      6. Identify and document the program assets and produce a Remote Sensing /GIS activity /program map.
      7. Identify and document the program geographical coverage and produce a RS/GIS activity /Program map.
      8. Participating in the designing/preparation of tools and guidelines for data collection, analysis and reporting, with a focus on establishing output and outcome tracking, systemically checking data for quality, accuracy, and consistency, and providing feedback as necessary.
      9. Provide support and participate in Kenya Big Dreams related program design (assessments, research) and in the production of well-designed proposal that are LEAP aligned and reflective of community needs, contexts and donor/SO expectations.
    2. Technical Support in Program implementation and Quality Assurance 25%
      1. Lead and Coordinate the successful roll out and implementation of all MEAL related initiatives in the program sites of Baringo, West Pokot and Samburu Counties Migori county will also be added at a later time.
      2. Disseminate clear business processes for respective MEAL components to ensure consistent application and adherence to standards.
      3. Develop and support implementation of programs in the MEAL annual calendars
      4. Lead orientations for assessment contractors and conduct MEL-related capacity building for project staff.
      5. Ensure that respective staff and WVK implementing partners are provided with requisite MEAL technical support to perform.
      6. Coordinate effective implementation of MEL activities in collaboration with key partners.
      7. Coordinate and facilitate timely review and sharing of all program documents; plans/designs and reports.
    3. Monitoring, Reporting and Accountability 25%
      1. Establish and operationalize a digital data collection and beneficiary tracking system and database
      2. Coordinate monitoring activities of WVK and its implementing partners.
      3. Coordinate, participate and report on technical field monitoring visits.
      4. Ensure mechanisms for collating, & analysing data, synthesizing information, updating the monitoring matrix and other monitoring systems are in place.
      5. Ensure timely dissemination of monitoring data to key stakeholders for management decision making.
      6. Support remote sensing and GIS Mapping of Program initiatives
      7. Ensure the appropriate use of information management systems in compliance with WV Kenya, GoK, and donor and in line with partnership agreements.
      8. Coordinate the compilation and submission of program management reports as per WV standards and donor requirements.
      9. Support establishment of accountability mechanisms for the program to enhance information sharing, complaints management and timely feedback flow.
      10. Timely and quality review and submission of all mandatory monitoring reports
      11. Always ensure to store collected data securely as per policies relating to data protection for the program
      12. Coordinate program reflection and learning sessions in conjunction with other grant staff and program partners.
      13. Disseminate all program information related to M&E to staff and partners across the three counties.
      14. Ensure Program alignment to the national, donor and support office evaluation protocols
      15. Prepare for and answer detailed data-related questions in calls/presentations with support office staff and project donors.
      16. Develop TORs and submit briefs to present at local and global events on the KBD impact in collaboration with support office.
      17. Lead KBD project compliance with all support office data entry requirements including learning appropriate MIS systems and building capacity of project staff for necessary data collection and entry.
    4. Research, Learning and Knowledge Management 15%
      1. Coordinate periodic reviews/evaluations of the program interventions using appropriate methodologies to determine achievements
      2. Ensure that the program assessments, feasibility studies and or characterization processes are conducted in a timely manner and quality reports are produced as per standard.
      3. Coordinate inter-county exchange meetings on MEAL for lessons learnt and upscale to regional programme level intervention
      4. Establish effective knowledge management mechanisms including documentation and sharing of innovative/promising/best practices or lessons learned and impacts.
      5. Organize and conduct learning forums/events at regular points to facilitate learning by the partners
      6. Facilitate ongoing and collaborative learning within WVK and partners based on key data from the performance management system.
      7. Serve as project’s point of contact for developing ToRs, solicitation, selection, and execution of in-country assessment contractors including baseline, midline, and end line, and other research as identified.
      8. Coordinate the KBD research and learning agenda in close collaboration with identified academic partner.
      9. Coordinate learning agenda collaboration with support office.
      10. Conduct M&E, research, and planning related to social norms, barrier analysis, and sensitive topics.
    5. Networking and Collaboration 10%
      1. Network and collaborate with relevant partners, and represent World Vision in Technical Working Group Meetings relating to KBD program
      2. Coordinate with external stakeholders including, but not limited to, academia, NGOs, Government, and Private Sector in order to advance the learning /research goals of the program
      3. Ensure sensitive complaints collection and handling through development of functional systems within the program
      4. Ensure accountability assessments are conducted and capacity of staff built to undertake accountability assessments.
      5. Ensure effective community complaints response mechanisms in collaboration with communities are developed and functional
      6. Comply with and promote WV policies such as Child and Adult Safeguarding policy, Whistle blower policy and anti – fraud policy (preventing and reporting any incidences of Fraud).
      7. Prepare for and speak to data related questions in regular project calls with support office.
      8. Build capacity of project MEL staff in each region pertaining to: program planning, monitoring, reporting, research, and quality assurance.
    6. Others 5%
      1. Participate and contribute in committees and task forces which you may be appointed to
      2. Participate and lead devotions as appropriate.
      3. Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    1. At least 5 years’ practical experience in Project / Programme design implementation and M&E and learning cycles.
    2. The holder of this position must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Sociology, Economics/statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation or Project management, Statistics or related discipline from a recognized University
    3. Experience in Data collection on the Open data kit plat form and other mobile based applications, data analysis and interpretation
    4. Computer literacy in MS office Word, Excel, and PowerPoint;
    5. Experience in data/statistical programmes e.g. SPSS or Stata etc.
    6. Excellent team player with ability to work under minimum supervision
    7. Practical experience in M&E system coordination/ implementation in a large international non-governmental organization or other international relief/development body
    8. Experience in working on donor funded programs and other multilateral donor funded project.
    9. Demonstrate understanding of latest developments, research and trends in the relevant aspects of the field of child protection.
    10. Experience in program design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation and reporting
    11. Excellent communication, Networking skills
    12. Ability to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
    13. Demonstrate ability to manage resources efficiently and effectively.
    14. Must be a committed Christian who is able to stand above denominational and cultural diversity challenges.
    15. Must be able to provide spiritual leadership within but not limited to daily devotions.

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    Talent Acquisition Coordinator

    PURPOSE OF POSITION:

     

    The Talent Acquisition (TA) Coordinator provides support to Talent Acquisition Recruiters and/or Sourcing Specialists to shorten the team’s time-to-fill for end to end recruitment processes. His/ Her tasks include but are not limited to:

    (1) screening and vetting candidates and determining whether they fit the role, (2) manage and maintain an internal/external talent pipeline in order to save recruiting resources by cataloguing and retrieving candidate information, (3) Will develop talent pipelines for assigned portfolios, especially hard-to-fill and mission-critical roles; (4) Collaborate and consult with Talent Acquisition/Talent Management leads, maintain and manage the WVI talent platform.

    We want the person who takes on this role to have career interest in Talent Acquisition; open to continually learning and growing professionally. At times, s/he will be asked to temporarily fill in for a Recruiter and/or serve as a back-up Sourcing Specialist as needed; potentially filling a Recruiting or Sourcing Specialist vacancy later in their development. The person in this role will contribute to the TA Team by execution in the following key areas:

    1) supporting talent acquisition team, 2) providing data analysis and management, 3) assisting to advance WVI as a Centre of Expertise and Exchange for Talent Acquisition within the WVI Partnership.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    1. Recruiting & Sourcing Assistance:
      1. Must demonstrate aptitude and, that, with adequate training, the ability to perform the following tasks:
      2. Source for quality candidates and decide if they fit for a role and can be recommended to a recruiter.
      3. Screen candidates, including rank-ordering, to identify strong candidates and make recommendations for short list.
      4. Collect phone/Skype references for candidates to make a judgement regarding suitability of a potential hire.
      5. Professionally handle confidential and sensitive information to ensure candidate anonymity.
      6. Serve as an articulate and knowledgeable spokesperson for WVI from both a ministry and policy perspective when speaking with potential candidates and referral sources.
      7. Respond to candidate inquires regrading advertised position and recruitment process.
      8. Collect and collate survey data and analysis from Customer Satisfaction Surveys to Hiring Managers, New Hires, and Candidates in order to make recommendations for next development steps. Generate reports to TA Director as needed.
    2. Create, analyse and maintain Internal and External Talent Pipelines for hard-to-fill Portfolios:
      1. Manage data for internal/external talent. Gather information from recruiter shortlists, interview performance feedback, talent review meetings, leadership development meeting debriefs on candidates to add on talent pipelines.
      2. Determine which candidates should be added to talent pipelines and make recommendations to the Recruiter, which candidates should be considered for future roles.
      3. Provide knowledge management & create cataloguing system to quickly identify viable candidates from past searches, saving recruiter time in developing candidate list for a role.
      4. Collaborate with recruiters, the Talent Management team, and hiring managers on candidate data relating to internal and external talent within portfolios.
      5. Partner with the Workforce Planning team and teams of the assign portfolios to track HIPO’s contract end dates to enhance retention conversation.
    3. Back-Up Recruiter or Sourcing Specialist (short-term):
      1. Screen candidates, send PSQ’s, conduct initial one-on-one interview, recommend candidates for short-list, collect references.
      2. Search potential candidates for hard to fill roles, provide initial communication to HIPO external candidates, send most fitted candidates to recruiters.
    4. Other Duties as Assigned by TA Director.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

    • At least 2-3 years working experience in Human Resources, Administration or recruitment or customer service.
    • Experience with Workday and/or other applicant tracking systems.
    • Ability and willingness to temporarily fill in for Talent Acquisition Recruiters and Sourcing Specialists as needed.
    • Ability to develop rapport with candidates and referral sources.
    • Ability to multi-task projects and priorities in an organised and adaptable manner.
    • Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information and inquiries, both verbally and in writing.
    • Excellent organizing, planning, implementing and coordinating skills.
    • High attention to details and demonstrated quick learner with a passion for the HR industry.
    • Committed to World Vision Christian ethos and values and demonstrates appropriate behaviours in engaging with others.
    • Social Media savvy e.g. LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, etc.
    • Experience in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoints, MS Teams,) Zoom, and Skype.
    • Requires Bachelor’s degree or equivalent of 5 years of on the job training in office administration, Human Resources and/or customer service.
    • Excellent verbal and written skills in English.

    Preferred:

    • Must demonstrate aptitude and, that, with adequate training, the ability to perform the following tasks:
    • Knowledge of talent Acquisition processes and policies.
    • Detailed screening of candidates, including rank-ordering, to save recruiters time.
    • Professional phone screening interviews for individual contributors and level 1 Manager candidates.
    • Sourcing for quality candidates; demonstrating digital savvy.
    • Collecting phone/Skype references for candidates.
    • Aptitude for Knowledge Management; research skills and basic data analyst skills.
    • Able to quickly identify viable candidates from past searches, saving recruiter time in developing a candidate list for a role.
    • Consistent demonstration and execution of good judgment.
    • Serving as an articulate and knowledgeable spokesperson for WVI from both a ministry and policy perspective when speaking with potential candidates and referral sources.
    • Strong analytical, problem-solving time management, negotiation, and administrative skills.
    • Certification in Internet Recruiting and Sourcing.

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    Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Justice

    PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

    The Senior Policy Advisor, Economic Justice will provide analysis of trends and opportunities in relation to how the needs and rights of children can and should be addressed through various forms of funding from global, regional and national level sources, debt relief, taxation and private capital. This analysis will be used to develop recommendations for child focused policy action in regard to all forms of development financing in support of the Sustainable Development Goals, and, as such, World Vision’s Global Impact Framework. This analysis will support Advocacy & External Engagement (A&EE) advocacy objectives for the Global Campaign, the 2030 Agenda, as well as objectives of Support Offices (SOs) in relation to Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Regional Offices (ROs)/Field Offices (FOs) regarding domestic resource mobilization/public financing.

    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

    • Analysis of and reports developed on Official Development Assistance (ODA), taxation/public financing, private sector investment and other forms of Financing for Development (FfD) and their impact on the financing of child focused policies. Develops policy positions and products that relate to the achievement of child related SDGs and WV child well-being objectives.
    • Represent World Vision, and/or support representation of World Vision leaders at priority external forums, events, networks and with priority stakeholders to promote agreed policy positions.
    • Lead and collaborate with SO, RO and FO colleagues on research and policy development on FfD. Creates a process to engage SOs on ODA focused work.
    • In conjunction with the Local to Global team (A&EE), works with the Centre of Excellence to support country level budget focused advocacy. Builds FOs capacity in conducting country level analysis; supports “translation” of global FfD policy positions for use at national level.
    • Collaborate with select partners and coalitions on this agenda. For example, work with the World Bank relationship manager to develop a plan to become more engaged with World Bank as a Tier 1 stakeholder.

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

    • Master’s Degree in economics, international development, political science or related focus.
    • Minimum 5-7 years’ experience in policy, research, government relations/external engagement, or other specific field relevant to this role and World Vision’s work.
    • Strong experience and skills in research and analysis.
    • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
    • Strong experience in the NGO/civil society sector and/or with multilateral organizations (World Bank, IMF, etc.)
    • English fluency.
    • Second language strong asset (esp. Spanish, French).

    Preferred:

    • Strong knowledge and professional experience working on Financing for Development issues and trends; strong understanding of policy development and influence processes with governments and international agencies from a civil society perspective.

    Work Environment/Travel:

    • Travel after Covid restrictions- 10-15%.

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