Kurdish Region of Iraq - Response Director

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Iraq
Apply by 4 March 2018
Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 13 February 2018

Job Description

Kurdish Region of Iraq - Response Director

World Vision International

About World Vision:

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 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 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 Kurdish Region of Iraq - Response Director, you will provide strategic leadership for the design, implementation and funding of World Vision International (WVI)’s Response across Iraq.

Working with and through your senior leadership team, you will ensure that WV’s Iraq Response strategy is meeting desired goals and objectives while being well coordinated and integrated. Included in this, you will ensure that the overall response in Iraq meets World Vision’s Disaster Management Standards and Enterprise Risk Management framework.

Key Requirements Include:

  • University degree or qualification in a relevant subject with a focus on team management, project management or other relevant skills.

  • Strong commitment to WV’s vision, mission and core values.

  • 5 + years proven Senior Leadership experience with International NGOs in emergency relief, rehabilitation and transition programming.

  • Proven track record of leading multi-cultural teams in complex, culturally and politically-sensitive contexts.

  • Proven track record of growing and managing multi-million dollar budgets.

  • Politically astute and well developed diplomatic skills (dealing with host governments, donors and staff).

  • Extensive experience in programme management and implementation of multi-sectoral emergency response projects.

  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Demonstrated success as a collaborator and team builder committed to the transfer of knowledge.

  • Ability to work effectively under pressure.

  • Responsible steward of resources and assets.

  • Innovator and calculated risk taker.

  • Understands, values and promotes diversity to achieve organizational goals.

  • Knowledge of computer software such as MS Office and email programs

  • Fluent in English (written and oral).

  • Experience in the Middle East.

  • Knowledge of Arabic will be helpful.

  • Full adherence to World Vision Child Protection, Code of Conduct and Conflict of Interest policies.

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 04 MAR 2018. 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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