Response Director, Yemen

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 10 July 2019

Job Description

*Nicosia Cyprus initially for first 6 months, with possible relocation to Yemen or Jordan later.

World Vision International

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 Response Director, Yemen, you will provide strategic leadership for the design, implementation and funding of World Vision’s Partnering Response in Yemen. You will establish strategic partner relations and manage World Vision’s programming implementation through partners. You will engage with World Vision’s international partnership stakeholders to mobilize support and manage expectations in line with the strategic direction set by Senior Leadership. As you represent World Vision and the Response externally, you will ensure that the overall response and each country response meets humanitarian best practices and expected levels of due diligence.

Requirements include:

  • University degree or qualification in a relevant subject with a focus on team management, project management or other relevant skills.
  • 5 + years proven experience with International NGOs in emergency relief, rehabilitation and transition programming.
  • Fluent in English (written and oral).

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 09 Aug 2019. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: 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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