Emergency Response Roster - Programme Director - Tenders Global

Emergency Response Roster – Programme Director

World Vision


Children’s lives can change in an instant in the wake of war, disasters and humanitarian emergencies. We see how vulnerable they are and how much they need our protection.

Joining our Emergency Response Roster means you can be a part of our response, providing immediate support when disaster strikes.

Here’s where you come in:

As a Programme Director during a response, you will oversee multiple teams, including grant acquisition and management (GAM), MEAL, information management, and partnering. The role seeks a senior leader capable of positioning World Vision strongly and sustainably within the humanitarian response, and with key UN, government, and donors. Responsibilities include:

  • Drive strategy design and support Response Management of its implementation
  • Secure resource to support the Response Strategy implementation
  • Ensure mechanisms are in place to ensure grants are managed and reported in compliance of WV and donors’ requirement with the support of other functions
  • Ensure project designs are with technical quality (with the support of Technical Advisors), align with Response Strategy, evidence-based and in line of donors’ priorities
  • Ensure functioning and sustainable knowledge management system is in place to ensure timely and accurate reporting, as well as to promote learning and good practice in the response
  • Improve and maintain sustainable and equitable partnerships with both local and international organisation
  • Ensure effective and high-quality monitoring, evaluation and accountability results across the response and result will be shared effectively to inform project design and implementation

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in humanitarian, community development, development management, international development, sociology or other related fields
  • A minimum of 5 years in leadership role in the humanitarian assistance and/or development sector, with a significant portion of this in INGOs
  • 8 years’ experience in humanitarian assistance work including significant field presence
  • Experience in program management and implementation of multi-sectoral emergency response projects
  • Work experience as Snr. Program Officer or Programme Manager at least for 1-3 years in a country other than the home country.
  • Effective written and verbal communication in English. Other UN languages such as French, Arabic, Spanish, and Portuguese, are preferred.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required on short notice.

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online.

Please note: Applying to our roster is not for immediate employment. Acceptance to our Emergency Response Roster pre-qualifies you to work or deploy with us in future responses.

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.

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.

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