Operations Director, South Sudan

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 30 August 2019
  • Juba, South Sudan
  • Closing on 27 September 2019
  • Current

Job Description

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 37,500 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 the Operations Director (OD) you will provide overall leadership to the operations team, fostering an enabling environment to support World Vision’s strategic priorities and imperatives. You will also develop and operationalise systems that promote integration and ensure timely, effective implementation of the programme’s portfolio of projects in pursuit of Child Well-Being. This role will also oversee the implementation of systems, infrastructure, and capacity building to address core security requirements and staff care. As well as being responsible for spearheading external engagement in order to position the organisation to sustain and grow and to influence and promote coordination with key stakeholders.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in International Development, Rural Development, NGO Leadership or a related discipline.
  • At least 5 years field experience in a relief or development environment, with at least 3 years’ in a managerial role with direct reporting lines.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
  • Office-Based position with frequent visits to the fields.
  • Travel: 30% domestic/international travels is required.
  • On call: Available for communication with partners and colleagues from diverse time zones.

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 27 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.


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