World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 37,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.
Here’s where you come in:
As Director East Zone, WV Democratic Republic of Congo, you will provide overall strategic leadership to World Vision’s emergency, resilience & development and advocacy programming in Eastern DRC for the sustained well-being of children, particularly the most vulnerable. Key areas of focus are strategy implementation, external engagement, including positioning and resource acquisition, and staff safety and security. Zonal office 200 staff and Annual budget turnover of $10 million and total portfolio value of $57 million in fiscal year 2019/2020.
- Master’s Degree in International Development, Conflict Studies or other relevant degree required.
- Proficiency in French and English required (essential to have at minimum working level of the French language with a willingness to improve). Swahili is an advantage.
- Minimum of 5 years of progressive leadership experience in an INGO in a Humanitarian or Fragile Context.
- The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 40% of the time.
Is this the job for you?
World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.
Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 13 MAR 2020. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: http://www.wvi.org.
Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.