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Technical Excellence Director, Southern Africa Region

  • Contractor
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year
  • World Vision profile

  • Job applications may no longer being accepted for this opportunity.

World Vision

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 children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

The Technical Excellence Team exists to drive World Vision’s technical brand in programming, influencing and resourcing for sustainable impact. As the Technical Excellence Director, you will lead the Regional Technical Excellence Team to ensure integrated resource development, technical support, high quality program design and consistent technical implementation of World Vision programs in the Southern Africa Region (SAR) creating impact for the children and adults in the communities where World Vision operates.

Supporting Field Offices (FOs) to have technical capability is crucial for our future impact, and using SAR’s technical excellence, you will enable us to position ourselves with external audiences based on our technical excellence across SAR’s core technical sectors; HIV, Gender Equity and Social Inclusion (GESI), Health, Environmental Sustainability and Climate Action (ESCA), Child Protection, Livelihoods, Faith and Development (F&D), WASH; achieved through integration between funding streams Humanitarian/Disaster Management, Gifts in Kind, Sponsorship and Grants. You will work together with Field Offices (FOs), Support Offices (SOs) and World Vision International teams.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in in Management, International Relations, International Development, Social Science, Evaluation, Data analytics or similar field
  • You will bring a deep understanding of the complex drivers of poverty, injustice, and inequality; and a holistic, inquisitive approach to seeking solutions to these complex development challenges. You understand no one person, sector, donor or team can achieve this alone, and you are comfortable building and leading high-level partnerships. You are skilled at big-picture leadership and can contextualize your vision for a variety of audiences.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in relief and development work, of which at least 5 years in a leadership position at national or regional level preferably in Southern Africa or similar context
  • Extensive experience in design and implementation of integrated programs that are multi-sector and multi-donor.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English, required

Travel / work environment requirement

  • 40% travel to World Vision Field Offices is expected
  • Virtual/hybrid work environment
  • Based in any location within SAR where WV is registered, with a preference for Angola or Mozambique

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply onlineby the application deadline of 26 FEB 2024.

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.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

Deadline: 26 Feb 2024

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