Humanitarian Programme Director

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 16 September 2019
  • Washington, D.C., District of Columbia, United States
  • Closing on 30 September 2019
  • Current

Job Description

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within a jurisdiction (country or US State) where WVI is registered to operate.

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 almost 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 Humanitarian Programme Director your primary role (50%) is deployment to humanitarian emergencies to lead the Programming team which consists of Programme Officer(s), MEAL (DME, Accountability & Learning) and Information Management. In responses, you will serve on the Senior Leadership Team and lead the design of the response strategy and operations plan with the Response Director as well as the functions reporting to his/her position.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s in Humanitarian Studies or relevant field. Master’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum 5 years in leadership role in humanitarian assistance/development sector.
  • 8 years of experience in humanitarian assistance work including significant field presence.
  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% 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 30 SEP 2019. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. 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.

www.wvi.org

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