With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.
Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable childrens life stories!
Employee Contract Type:
International Assignment - Fixed Term (Fixed Term)
The Country Director will:
Provide Strategy and leadership of World Vision Vanuatu Provide strong operational management of all aspects of WV Vanuatu work. Develop strong Ministry Objectives including Reciprocity of Ministry where communities and donors/supporters are able to minister to each other and directly contribute to the achievement of child well-being outcomes. Actively engage in funding acquisition Carry out engagement activities with partners and other stakeholders. Provide people and culture management for World Vision Vanuatu Promote strong financial management Ensure compliance with all relevant laws, standards and requirements, including local country requirements. Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership
Ensure adequate preparation for and engagement in emergency response
20% Strategy and Leadership
Lead the development and implementation of WV Vanuatu strategy Promote and support behaviours and processes that contribute to the WV Vanuatu Strategy and reciprocity of ministry. To provide strategic leadership to the WV Vanuatu staff, supporting and managing all operations in WV Vanuatu to ensure implementation is efficient and effective and meets the goals and objectives of World Vision PTL and community partners.
WV Vanuatu strongly contributes to Our Promise
20% Operational Management
Develop annual operating program plans and budgets to ensure they are in accordance with WV Vanuatu strategies, and World Vision Internationals Core Documents, policies and protocols. Ensure a relevant, timely and accurate flow of management and operational reports to meet reporting standards of the support and donor partners. Manage the WV Vanuatu contribution to the end-to-end processes across the World Vision offices that support ministry within WV Vanuatu Identify and recommend opportunities for support from the broader Partnership to improve effectiveness of programming and donor engagement. Ensure collaborative arrangements between WV Vanuatu and other WV offices are effective through encouraging cooperative behaviours and continuous improvement activities. Ensure the implementation of national and regional Advocacy efforts on childrens health, education and life skills related to policy including implementation, systems and structures. Ensure the WV Vanuatu Security and Safety requirements including setting standards, performance requirements, monitoring security status, responding to security incidents as escalated.
Efficient and effective country operations
10% Ministry Objectives
Ensure all programs and projects are integrated so that a true holistic approach to transformational development is found in the design, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the work of WV in Vanuatu Support the development of tailored programmatic solutions that meet unique donor requirements and contribute to the ministry strategy in WV Vanuatu Define a clear landscape view of the needs of communities in Vanuatu, identifying need at community, area and country levels to enable the story to be told to donors. Support Vanuatu staff in identifying and fostering connections between communities and donors/supporters with a focus on both the quality of Ministry and the donor experience. Facilitate a strong and effective working relationship between Area Program Managers and Donor Relationship Managers.
Effective end-to-end ministry
15% Funding acquisition
Attract and secure new funding. Ensure the financial sustainability of World Vision ministry in Vanuatu through a proactive approach to funding acquisition and marketing World Visions programs to potential donors. Provide a view of pipeline projects, resources and expense forecast to allow a networked view of WV Vanuatu
Funding secured for WV Vanuatu needs
5% Public engagement
Represent World Vision to Vanuatu government representatives, UN agencies, local and international non-government organisations, ministry partners, churches, media, donors and community leaders and maintain productive relationships with these people
The work of World Vision Vanuatu is known and well respected.
10% People & Culture Management
Provide performance-based leadership that builds and motivates effective teams to achieve the complex scope of World Visions ministry and ensures accountability through appropriate performance management Review and approve the office succession plan to ensure that proper capacity is in place and the succession plan is updated and executed Develop and coach the senior leadership team in Vanuatu Ensure effective Human Resource systems are operating for performance and development management of staff including recruitment and selection, orientation, development and evaluation to ensure ministry impact of the highest, cost effective quality, accountability and integrity. Ensure gender and ethnic diversity at all levels according to relevant policies and guidelines. Ensure the protocols and procedures for staff security, child protection, risk management, stress management and staff care are implemented and monitored.
A strong and well supported staff team.
10% Financial management
Exercise good stewardship over all resources by maintaining financial control, procedures and records, according to accountability standards required by World Vision International. Ensure the management and regular, systematic review of all budgets, project funding, expenditures and accomplishment of ministry objectives and ensure all programs and projects remain with budget. Oversee compliance with all relevant sections of the Field Financial Manual including proper accounting systems and practices.
World Vision Vanuatu finances well managed, efficient and compliant with requirements.
Ensure the office complies to local legal requirements and standards; Represent WV Vanuatu in courts, if required Ensure and oversee proper mechanisms for Child Protection and other WVI Standards and Principles implementation; Designated INGO point-person to work towards securing a country agreement between the Government and WV Vanuatu and other INGOs
WV Vanuatu compliant with all local and international requirements
4% Christian Leadership
Model a high standard of personal Christian leadership, maturity and integrity as an example to staff and to commend World Vision to various publics. Participate in and lead devotional meetings, annual Day of Prayer and other Christian events.
WV Vanuatu has a strong Christian Identity and reputation.
3% Emergency response
Develop and maintain capacity to respond promptly to emergency relief responses. Ensure the implementation of national and international HEA efforts related to policy implementation, systems and structures.
WV Vanuatu has good preparations in place for handling an emergency situation.
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