Policy Advisor, Financing for Development

  • Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 15 November 2019

Job Description

World Vision International

*Preferred position location: United Kingdom. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

*For World Vision internal applicants only.

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 Policy Advisor, Financing for Development, you will provide analysis of trends and make recommendations for action in regard to all forms of development financing in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), and, as such, World Vision’s Global Impact Framework. This analysis will support Advocacy & External Engagement (A&EE) advocacy objectives in relation to ITAW, the 2030 Agenda, as well as objectives of Support Offices (SOs) in relation to Official Development Assistance (ODA) and Regional Offices (ROs)/National Offices (NOs) regarding domestic resource mobilization (i.e. taxation).

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor Degree in field related to international development, political science, economics, communications, etc.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in policy, research, government relations/external engagement, or other specific field relevant to World Vision’s work.
  • Strong experience and skills in research and analysis.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills.
  • Strong knowledge of Financing for Development issues and trends.
  • Fluency in English. Other languages an asset.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally 5-10% 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 28 NOV 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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