3 Job Positions at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 23 January 2022)

3 Job Positions at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 23 January 2022)

Grants Manager at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 23 January 2022)

Grants Manager

World Vision Rwanda 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 Grants Manager. The positions will be based at Head Office-Kigali, reporting to the Senior Operations Manager

Purpose of the position:

To provide oversight to major multi-year projects/grants and strengthening partnerships with donors and other key stakeholders. To develop and operationalize systems & processes that promote integration and ensure timely and effective implementation of projects. To assure that projects (both under direct supervision or in TPs) are implemented according to standards through quality monitoring of operational performance and direct line management of assigned grants. Strengthen National offices’ positioning with a wide range of key external stakeholders, including donors, governments, the UN and other bilateral and multi-lateral organizations, civil society and private sector. Strengthen holistic, organization-wide approach to establishing impact-led and effective partnering. Direct and support compliance management system of a diverse portfolio of awards to ensure that projects comply with donor requirements and meet their expectations and to influence and promote coordination with key stakeholders. Work with staff across NO and SO’s to support and recommend improvements to projects related work flows and help develop and implement systems to strengthen overall compliance with grant terms and conditions as well as applicable regulations and WV policies. 

The Grants Manager will work under the direct supervision of Senior Operations Manager and will be working closely with the Senior Strategy and Quality Manager, Resource Development Manager and Integrated Programs Director.

The major responsibilities include:

% of time

Major Activities

End Results

15%

Leadership and Team Management

  • Provide guidance and direction to the grants team as required, and establish team cohesion and growth, including the organization of capacity building opportunities;
  • Create performance agreements with each direct reports, and conduct quarterly reviews and end of year performance appraisals;
  • Coach and mentor team in conducting assessments, setting personal development goals and providing ongoing support on tools and relevant training resources/material;
  • Lead recruitment of qualified project management staff
  • Ensure the P&C department is aware about the projects staffing/recruitment plan
  • A strong project management and oversight team
  • Team with requisite skills, engaged and working well together for smooth implementation of projects
  • Effective partnering for performance implemented
  • Capability development and succession plans are available and managed for the administration team, low turnover rate for top projects administration staff performers

40%

Grants Management & Oversight, Quality and Reporting

  • Provide strategic and operational oversight of major government, bilateral and multilateral grants, ensuring mechanisms and tools are in place for effective/accountable implementation of projects (start and end on time, on target, and within budget)
  • Develop a culture of excellence about the planning, implementation and M&E of projects, including periodic and targeted reviews of challenging projects to ensure completion and optimum expenditure rates.
  • Spearhead coordination between departments to promote information sharing, joint planning, and problem solving, especially amongst, P&C, DM&E, Grants acquisition and Technical Managers to support operational effectiveness.
  • Facilitate the operational effectiveness process to update tools including, Grant health tracker, flowcharts and RACI (responsible, accountable, consulted and informed) for the project cycle management process and decision making
  • Assure solid inception phase/transition of grants from acquisition to operations by ensuring that each new project conducts a start-up workshop lead by the Project Manager/Project Director/ COP/Project lead and supported by the GAM team and SO. Ensure all involved staff have copies of approved program design (narrative funding proposal, log frame, monitoring and evaluation plan, budget) and grant agreement and that they understand donor regulations, reporting and other requirements;
  • Ensure P&C department is aware ahead of time which staff to recruit for upcoming projects;
  • Ensure regular, positive, and productive communication with respective donor representatives, the field, and partners regarding the implementation of projects activities;
  • Ensure on time submission of high-quality reports to donors;
  • Monitor grants implementation and resource/fund utilization rates in conjunction with the Operations and Finance teams;
  • Assist the field in accessing appropriate technical assistance for successful implementation of activities;
  • Revise projects documents as necessary and as requested and coordinate or complete approved grant amendments; Coordinate and/or submit grant amendments;
  • Ensure sector advisors provide technical support to the Project Managers/Directors/ COPs and respond to technical support requests
  • Provide management support and capacity building to project teams under his/her supervision
  • Strengthen the risk management on the portfolio touching on liquidity levels, audit implementations, recoveries from donors, & effective closeouts.
  • Fully functional project management and oversight system in place (Grants Annual Business plan developed and implemented as per NO strategy, Progress MTT aligned with annual plan
  • Projects are implemented on time, on budget, with quality and donor requirements
  • High quality donor and partner relations
  • Grant Health Tracker fully utilized and timely updated
  • Timely and high quality reports submitted to SLT, RO, Donors & SO’s
  • Real time project management information/Business intelligence from start up to close out is available and deliberated by leadership team
  • Project teams pro-actively contribute to research, learning and program development efforts.
  • Effective grant handover process from acquisition to operations and PSU.

30%

Partnerships, Engagement and Resource Mobilization

  • In coordination with the Integrated Programs Director and Senior Operations Manager (SOM), develop and maintain strategic relationships with national government ministries, major donors, SO’s, INGOs, Local organizations and the development sector in general.
  • In coordination with the IPD & SOM, and Technical Leads, participate in national level coalitions on specific advocacy issues. Provide updates on projects at coordination meetings 
  • Develop and maintain strategic relationships with major donors and support offices during the project implementation, monitoring, evaluation and close-out, including hosting visits and responding to communication. Ensure that WVR builds its reputation for integrity, expertise and reliability;
  • In coordination with Resource development Manager, support grants acquisition team in funding acquisition/implementation and coordination of grant acquisition processes including negotiations with SO’s, consortium establishment, design workshops and proposal formulation to deliver high quality sustainable funding
  • Maintain WVR master list of stakeholder contact information and update regularly;
  • Ensure that WVR is a thought leader and known for its programming focus;
  • Contribute to the development of communications and marketing materials
  • Improve coordination and collaboration with the most relevant units in the national office
  • WVR fully engages in donor/partner led coordination platforms
  • Healthy communication with donors and   SO’s on matters related grants management
  • Project leads maintain effective relationships with donors and

Partners

  • Increased donor retention diversified funding
  • Donor’s issue log developed and properly addressed
  • Engagement tracking and follow up assured
  • Updated master list of key stakeholders and contacts
  • RASCI matrix for collaboration with Senior Operations Manager, Senior Strategy and Quality Manager, Resource Development

Manager and Integrated Programs Director.

15%

Risk Management and Compliance

  • Assess level of risks associated with each project and ensure sufficient alignment with relevant WV strategies at all levels,
  • Lead the development, monitoring and mitigation of key risks in program development and quality.
  • Collaborate with senior management and contribute to the development of policies and procedures for continuous operations excellence
  • Prepare long-term plans for grants compliance, including implementing strategies and procedures that prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct
  • Work closely with finance and operations to develop grants compliance checklists and share with projects staff for implementation
  • Continually review whether the contracts and grants management activities are in compliance with the key controls contained in grants management guidelines and with donor rules and regulations
  • Work with senior management to broaden understanding of strategic and operational compliance measures relevant to grants health metrics (operations, projects implementation, and reporting). Raise compliance issues proactively with senior management as necessary
  • Ensure that partnership and sub-grant related administrative processes and procedures are consistently implemented throughout the projects, including pre-award compliance checks, agreements, and disbursements and reporting.
  • NO risk management framework and Risk Konnect regularly updated with project management elements
  • Grants compliance checklist developed
  • Grants risk Matrix in place where appropriate/required
  • Technical guidance on WV and donor regulations provided to ensure compliance within operations, program implementation and reporting

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:

Required Professional Experience

  • At least 6 years of experience in development or relief environment, with at least 3 years in grants design management, M&E and compliance issues from acquisition to implementation.
  • Must have a clear understanding of the working of major WV partners (USAID, EU, FCDO, PRM, KOIKA, SIDA, GAC, DFAT, UN etc.), their requirements and standards.
  • Ability to engage high-level donors to influence funding priorities, strategy and policy.
  • Ability to engage with governmental, NGO and other senior leaders on development issues and maintain effective partnerships.
  • The person must be results oriented, able to handle public relations, able to satisfy donors and a team player
  • Strong project management skills, with oversight and or communication to project managers, DCOP’s, directors and chief of party.
  • Capacity building experience in project design, implementation, reporting, and evaluation.
  • Computer knowledge including Word, Excel, Lotus Notes and Power Point.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English, including report-writing and proposal writing skills
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, and physical hardship conditions.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment

Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, International Development, Rural Development, NGO Leadership with at least 6 years of experience in development or relief environment, with at least 3 years in grants design, management, M&E and compliance issues from acquisition to implementation or Bachelor’s degree in the same fields with a minimum of 8 years’ experience in grants management 

Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Solid capacity building experience in project design, implementation, reporting, and evaluation.
  • Strategic thinking skill, strong in managing people and problem-solving abilities, networking and negotiating skills.
  • Must have a clear understanding of the working of major WV partners (USAID, EU, FCDO, PRM, KOIKA, SIDA, GAC, DFAT, UN etc.), their requirements and standards.
  • Strong understanding of a diverse set of donor compliance issues
  • Integration of grants with sponsorship

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 23 January 2022; 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.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

 

Senior Operations Manager at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 23 January 2022)

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Senior Operations Manager

World Vision Rwanda 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 Senior Operations Manager. The positions will be based at Head Office –Kigali, reporting to the Integrated Programs Director

Purpose of the position:

To provide Strategic leadership & Performance Management to the Clusters, Technical programs and Grants Management teams while fostering partnerships with Donors, Support Offices, Global Center and Government of Rwanda in line with National Office Strategic priorities. Supporting programs Director in ensuring that the field operations meet expected standards. Be able to communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life worth emulating.

The major responsibilities include:

% Time Major Activities End Results Expected
25% Leadership for Clusters, Technical Programs and Grants management  

  • Provide strategic direction and priorities based on the current and emerging National and Global trends and landscapes for all the Clusters;
  • In collaboration with IPD and P&C, ensure right staff are recruited, retained, and provided with intentional opportunities, mentoring and coaching for development.
  • Ensure that all program interventions are supported and implemented as per LEAP, and other partnership and donor standards.
  • Ensure that local level programming contributes to national level strategy and our promise.
  • Support proper integration of Cross cutting sectors such as Advocacy, Faith in development and emergency programming across all funding types.
  • Ensure Sponsorship standards are adhered to and Child Sponsorship managed to achieve CWBT for transformation.
  • Ensure timely execution of the implementation of Technical Programs and Grants as per the National Office strategy.
  • Ensure a learning culture, evidence based programming and documentation of best practices and industry standards.
  • Ensure organization representation at strategic government functions and donor meetings.
  • Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, ministry and integrity through lifestyle and work relationships support spiritual development of his/her team.
Area Program plans and Budgets aligned to the National Office  strategy, Our promise

Competent staff are timely hired a, motivated and well managed

Programs implemented in LEAP and partnership enhanced at National Office and field levels

Clear integration strategy

SOIs consistently green

Lessons learnt through evidence based sessions inform the programming

Demonstrated Christian values at workplace across all clusters

15% Accountability and Quality Assurance

  • Provide leadership and direction needed to promote a culture of quality programming,  innovative DME, learning  and reporting throughout World Vision Rwanda in line with LEAP, global and industry standards
  • Support timely and effective implementation of various accountability mechanisms such as Peer Review, Operational and Finance Audits, Programme evaluations, Programme Capability Review,
  • Ensure internal control systems are implemented to mitigate risks and ensure accountability that will result in good audit ratings
  • Provide leadership in management and stewardship of donor and organizational resources.
  • Ensure programs comply with partnership standards, policies and protocols, including all relevant sections of the Field Finance Manual.
Quality programs , DME and reporting are well established in line with LEAP3

Accountability mechanisms put in place, Financial and audit, evaluations and PCR done

Ensure accountability of resources to the donor as per partnership standards

15% Strategy Execution

  • Provide Leadership to Technical Programs, to ensure quality and timely execution of TP strategic objectives execution and business plans
  • Provide leadership to the development, monitoring and reporting of strategy, directions and a business plan for the national priorities of WV operations (short, medium and long).
  • In collaboration with the finance unit, ensure planning and budgeting, project funding, expenditures and process are aligned and operating smoothly.
  • Ensure the development of WV Rwanda’s capacity to focus strategically on initiatives, which generate higher quality programming leading to measurable and sustainable development.
Progress MTT aligned with annual plan

Timely Annual Business plan developed and implemented as per NO strategy.

Annual budgets forecasting and financial reports

15% Resource Acquisition and  Management

  • Ensure appropriate Grants Management
  • Provide support in funding negotiations with support offices and donors in coordination with RAM and in alignment with Regional Grants Acquisition & Management Strategy
  • In collaboration with grants teams and technical program leads, develop and execute a strategy to diversify the WVR funding portfolio.
  • In coordination with RAM Department, develop growth plans for the relevant technical program area in line with the country strategy.
  • Ensure management of donor concerns (government/private  donors and support offices) and proper resolutions for both parties have been reached
  • Actively support the roll out of WVR’s National Resource Development & Acquisition plan.
Grants implemented as per donor approved plan

Funding opportunities identified and proposals developed

Increased diversified sources of funding

Donor’s issue log developed and properly addressed

15% Networking and Coordination of Partnerships

  • Maintain effective communications and pro-active relationships with Support Office partners, including visits by donors.
  • In coordination with the Integrated Programs Director develop and maintain good relationships with national government ministries, other NGOs and the development sector in general.
  • In coordination with the IPD, and Technical Leads, participate in national level coalitions on specific advocacy issues.
  • In the spirit of twin citizenship, contribute to knowledge sharing and collaborative learning through internal avenues such as the Communities of Practice.
Healthy communication with SO on matters related APs

Bilateral protocols of collaboration in place

Increased WVR visibility in coalition platforms

Increased WVR participation in the communities of practices

10% People Management

  • Provide sound management to :
  • Cluster Mangers
  • Technical Programs Managers
  • Grant Manager
Performance agreements done timely

Performance review done timely

Coaching sessions done as needed

5% Perform any other duty as may be assigned by supervisor or designee from time to time Other

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:

Required Professional Experience
  • The position holder should have a Master’s degree in International Development, Program Management, Business Administration, Public Health, Economics, Rural Development or related field.
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience with a thorough understanding of all areas of project management cycles in a complex, international development organization especially in development and Relief Projects of which 6 years should be at managerial level.
  • General understanding of at least four of the following programmatic sectors: Health & Nutrition; Livelihoods & Resilience; Education & Child Protection; WASH; Disaster Risk Reduction; Food Assistance and Emergency Response.
  • Demonstrated record of accomplishment in proposal development, funding acquisitions and grant management for major government donors preferred.
  • The position holder must be results oriented and team a player.
  • Deep knowledge of WVI working systems, policies and standards will be an advantage
Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • Working experience with Government of Rwanda
  • Program operations leadership
  • Sponsorship management
  • Integration of grants with sponsorship
Preferred Knowledge

and Qualifications

  • Training or certification in Portfolio and/or Program Management with accredited institutions.
  • Ability to engage at a strategic level with senior government, UN and INGO officials.
  • Ability to lead a multi-cultural team with an empowering and outcome oriented approach.
  • Strong budgetary and financial management skills.
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English.
  • The person must be results oriented, able to handle public relations, able to satisfy donors and a team player.
  • Good interpersonal, organizational and management skills.
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in diverse cultural contexts, and physical hardship conditions.
  • Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Computer literate.

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 23 January 2022; 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.

CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND APPLY

 

Integrated Programs Director at World Vision International Rwanda: (Deadline 23 January 2022)

JOB OPPORTUNITY

Integrated Programs Director

World Vision Rwanda 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 Integrated Programs Director. The positions will be based at Head Office-Kigali reporting to the National Director.

 Purpose of the position:

To provide overall leadership to the operations team, fostering an enabling environment to support World Vision’s strategic priorities and imperatives in Rwanda. To develop and operationalize systems that promote integration and ensure timely, effective implementation of the program’s portfolio of projects and technical programs in pursuit of Child Well-Being. To oversee the implementation of systems, infrastructure, and capacity building to address core security requirements and staff care. To spearhead external engagement in order to position the organization to sustain and grow and to influence and promote coordination with key stakeholders. This position is part of the Senior Leadership Team of the National office and significantly contributes to the strategic directions, organizational development, public engagement, quality and impact of the ministry.  Works in close collaboration with other department heads to achieve strategic and operational priorities and standards

The major responsibilities include:

% Time Major Activities
45% Ensure Operational Effectiveness

  • Provide strategic and operational oversight of the Technical Programs and Grants and ensuring mechanisms and tools are in place for effective/accountable implementation of projects (end on time, on target, and within budget)
  • Ensure programmes in Rwanda have the necessary resources and competencies to live out WV’s Christian faith with boldness and humility through programme choices and through clear, appropriate communication with external stakeholders
  • Develop a culture of excellence with regards to the planning and implementation of projects, including periodic and targeted reviews of challenging projects to ensure completion and optimum expenditure rates
  • Spearhead coordination between departments to promote information sharing, joint planning, and problem-solving, especially amongst DM, M&E, and Technical Advisors within fragile contexts to support operational effectiveness
  • Must possess thorough understanding of and appreciation for M&E/QA, DM, and Programme Development
  • Develop and communicate WV Rwanda National Office systems, guidelines, and strategic initiatives
  • Ensure effective support mechanisms are in place to facilitate the strategic initiatives of the organization: food security and livelihoods, health and nutrition, WASH, child protection and participation, education, emergency assistance, and Area Rehabilitative Programming
  • Ensure effective support mechanisms are in place to enable WV Rwanda  programmes to identify, include, and benefit the most vulnerable children (MVCs) and report their impact on MVCs
  • Foster a culture of trust and mutual respect with the aim of empowering staff to take on more responsibility
  • Provide strong and positive leadership to the integrated operations department ensuring competent and motivated staff are hired and retained.
  • Support professional and personal development of staff through on-the-job coaching, identification of learning and training needs and opportunities
  • Advise, approve, and monitor operations budgets, funding, expenditures and execution.
  • Develop and implement strategies for intentional and mutual learning among operations staff between programs and between other regions (a wider geographical area).
  • Ensure Sponsorship standards are adhered to
  • Act as a role model in advocating/promoting the organization and stakeholder transformation according to organization’s vision and core values.
  • Guide organisational change and improvement at a strategic and operational level.
  • Build capacity of Operations Senior Leadership to execute their duties.
  • Continuously share emerging information from GC and Support Offices for continued alignment

Portfolio Management.

  • Provide leadership in formulating strategies and plans for risk reduction programming, emergency preparedness, and response activities
  • Assess and report on risks that the program portfolio may experience, and ensure proper risk mitigation and management system is in place, including security and emergency preparedness protocols.
10% Foster Operational and Programmatic Planning and Implementation

  • Spearhead portfolio growth, developing strategic relationships, operationalizing growth opportunities, and developing proposals
  • Develop mechanisms to ensure integrated programming and proposal development
  • Champion integration, ensuring strategic priorities support WV Rwanda National Office strategy
  • Develop and implement effective systems for strategic and adaptive management, ensuring operational plans are in place and programmes are able to make necessary adjustments to plans and budgets during implementation, in the interest of continuous improvement
  • Ensure programme plans include clear strategies to strengthen the sustainability of outcomes and  ensure progress towards sustainability is measured and reported in all programmes
  • Champion key humanitarian standards and sector standards in the National Office and at the field level
  • With Strategy and Quality Assurance team provide leadership in strategy formulation, and align National Office Strategy to local context and local development realities.
  • Cultivate an atmosphere of trust for the creation and delivery of high quality, effective, and accountable programming
  • Develop a business plan for Operations in alignment with strategy and plans of other departments.
  • Provide leadership and support, in close partnership with Ministry Quality team, for new programme development, improvement in programme quality, and programme transition in line with business plan.
  • Ensure the proper integration of Advocacy, HEA, sectoral programs and cross-cutting themes (e,g, child protection) in programming across all funding types.
  • In partnership with the finance unit, ensure planning and budgeting process is aligned and operating smoothly
  • Ensure project assessments are done in preparation for negotiation for growth with support offices.
  • Oversee and ensure development of quality designs/plans of all development in WV Rwanda (Including HEA and Grants) and ensure implementation to achieve Child Well Being outcomes and in line with the National Office strategy and partnership standards
  • Monitor programmes / projects performance towards targets, outcomes, and deliverables and initial actions as appropriate to speed, stop, and continue with chosen paths (investment and dis-investment decisions).
  • Develop and support programme or projects implementation capabilities (staff, systems, and processes that will lead to better delivery).
  • Provides on going monitoring and environmental intelligence to identify threats and appropriate disaster response mechanisms.
10% Foster Internal and External Engagement

  • Champion WV Rwanda engagement in government and with donors, promoting WV leadership when possible
  • Promote information-sharing mechanism and internal stakeholder engagement to encourage cross-functional coordination amongst all functions and field operations and actively address issues that affect project success
  • Proactively ensure there is a system in place to coordinate amongst Support Services, Strategy and Quality Assurance, P&C, and the Programme Design Unit to address field-based team needs and to sustain growth in various field locations
  • Develop strategic networks enabling World Vision to leverage a collective voice in favor of children and families, communities, and partners
  • Ensure representation of WV’s strategic pillars with government and partners
  • Maintain effective communications and pro-active relationships with Support Office partners, including visits by donors.
  • In coordination with ND and Support Offices, develop and maintain pro-active relationships with bilateral and multilateral representatives in country.
  • In coordination with the Senior Leadership Team work closely with regional office directors in relation to implementation of Partnership initiatives, capacity building of national office staff, and knowledge sharing within the region.
  • In the spirit of twin citizenship, contribute to knowledge sharing and collaborative learning through internal avenues such as the Operations Leader CoP.
  • Collaborate with other Departments (P&C, Communications, Finance, and Ministry Quality, Supply Chain etc) to ensure timely delivery of programmatic inputs (human, financial, policy & strategy, machinery, and material supplies) to programmes and actively participate in all relevant processes.
  • Chairs and coordinate integrated programming meeting including Quality Assurances Lead, P&C Lead and Finance Lead to ensure all parties that supports programmes work together in harmony
  • Foster a spirit of engagement with other agencies to promote better coordination, joint action, and partnership
10% Ensure Systems are in Place to Promote Audit & Risk Compliance and Good Stewardship

  • Ensure all organizational policies, procedures, and compliance regulations are in place, understood, and followed
  • Ensure awareness of donor and Support Office requirements, including the timely preparation and submission of quality narrative and financial reports
  • Work closely with the Finance Director and support programme teams to develop, manage, and monitor project budgets, ensuring value for money and that project expenditure is within agreed budgets
  • Champion the implementation of audit recommendations
  • Spearhead risk planning and ensure control measures are in place and in use
  • Lead the identification and resolution of challenges which impact audit compliance and/or contribute to risk
  • Cultivate an atmosphere of good stewardship, accountable ministry, and diligent compliance with internal and donor-imposed processes
10% People Management and Capacity Building

  • Must promote high team morale, especially within highly stressful fragile contexts and environments
  • Ensure quality staff are attracted, retained, and developed to effectively work within a fragile context
  • Ensure there are clear and deliberate retention plans specific to individual staff members and succession plans in place
  • Effectively line manage and coach the Operations Managers, ensuring a shared vision, teamwork, effective communication, and active engagement in decision making and management approaches, as well as ensuring staff care measures are in place and followed
  • Promote people management systems
  • Champion performance management mechanisms, ensuring full participation and quality results to promote staff engagement and a culture of excellence
  • Cultivate an atmosphere of staff empowerment and motivation leading to active participation in programme initiatives, lead by example, and actively engage with all staff
10% Ensure Safe and Secure Working Environment

  • Ensure security and risk mitigation measures are in place and in use
  • Ensure adherence to Core Security Requirements
  • Ensure that staff have the necessary tools to complete the tasks as assigned to them, including, but not limited to, communications tools such as telephones, radios, and internet access
  • Ensure that staff housing is safe and fulfils required guidelines, transport is safe and reliable, and that safeguarding/community accountability mechanisms are in place and in use
  • Lead the timely implementation of security recommendations
  • Promote a culture of security awareness and risk reduction amongst staff
5% Others

  • Carry out additional responsibilities as assigned by the Programme Director
  • Ensure the spiritual well-being of Christian staff members
  • Foster a framework for the development and practice of interfaith initiatives amongst staff

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:

Required Professional Experience
  • Advanced degree in Developmental Studies, Public Policy, International Relations, Business Management, or any relevant Social Sciences and/or 8+ years of experience in emergency response, development programming, and/or fragile contexts
  • Minimum of 5 years of progressive management experience in complex/protracted emergencies, recovery operations, and fragile contexts as applicable
  • Proven ability to manage a large and diverse programme portfolio with multiple donors
  • Familiarity with EU, USAID/OFDA, DFID, CIDA, AusAID grant compliance and procedures
  • Capacity to provide solid leadership within fragile and complex contexts
  • Ability to be agile and possesses strong decision-making skills
  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills and is a proactive problem solver who is able to unravel and solve multiple complex challenges in an agile and efficient manner
  • Must possess knowledge of humanitarian industry, including Sphere standards, HAP, NGO Code of Conduct, and Humanitarian Charter
  • Must possess experience in staff security, safety management, and staff care within a complex, insecure, and fragile environment
  • Must have experience in Programme design, monitoring, and evaluation in complex contexts
  • Proven financial, logistical, and procurement management skills
  • Strong ability to work with various partners, local authorities, local organizations, and NGOs to develop and maintain positive external relationships
  • High emotional intelligence and rooted in Christian values
Required Education,

training, license,

registration, and

certification

  • Very strong organizational, management and negotiation skills
  • Demonstrates well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Must possess sound people management skills and effective cross-cultural / pluralistic context capabilities
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, with computer proficiency
  • Must adhere to pre-determined security standards
  • Ensures gender perspective in the scope of work

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 23 January 2022; 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.

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