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 34,950 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in 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.
Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.
Here’s where you come in:
*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.
World Vision Afghanistan together with its partners will be implementing the USAID BHA funded Fostering Resilience in Afghanistan through Multi-Sector Emergency Support (FRAMES) project. The FRAMES project responds to the needs of displaced populations, returnees, and host communities in Afghanistan’s Northern, Western, Southern, and Central Highlands provinces. The World Vision led FRAMES consortium is providing holistic, multi-sectoral interventions to meet the urgent needs of these communities, building on each partner’s strong operational presence, community acceptance, and existing work in these regions.
As Chief of Party, you will have overall responsibility for coordination of all FRAMES Consortium project activities and staff. You will be responsible for technical leadership and administrative oversight of the FRAMES Consortium and will serve as the principal institutional liaison to the donor and local government entities. Having a keen understanding of the unique political dynamics, you will work carefully and collaboratively to support the various entities in Afghanistan.
You will manage a team of senior staff, sub-recipients, and engagement with stakeholders and ensure quality, timeliness, and efficiency of all products and activities generated under the grant. You will have strong leadership qualities and depth and breadth of technical and management expertise.
You will also provide strategic leadership and supervision of sub-grantees and sub-contractors while ensuring the security, feasibility, and sustainability of the program and contribution to Child wellbeing outcomes.
- A Master’s degree in related field or equivalent qualifications in grant management and a technical field in developing countries.
- 7+ years of extensive international humanitarian experience managing large grant-funded projects.
- Experience as a CoP or senior expert advisor required.
- Proven ability in the management of large integrated grant-funded projects in developing countries.
- Familiarity with BHA (Bereau for Humanitarian Affairs) programs, their history and their development; mastery of BHA regulations governing such programs.
- Fluency in English language, other relevant UN language - if it is officially used in the country.
- Be prepared to travel to implementation sites and regional, global meetings as required.
- The position is unaccompanied (Non-family) positing
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 17 MAR 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
About the Organization
The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.
We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.
Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.