Sr. Technical Advisor, Cash/Voucher & Market Based Programming

  • Mid-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 13 April 2021

Job Description

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 over 34,000 staff members working in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Through our work, every 60 seconds … a family gets water … a hungry child is fed … a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As Sr. Technical Advisor, Cash/Voucher & Market Based Programming, you will provide critical senior leadership, technical expertise, business intelligence and have responsibility for the coordination and tracking of Disaster Management (DM) Chief CoP cash and market based programming projects with oversight of this emerging project portfolio for assigned region(s). This is critical to the global CVP team’s mandate as it makes a significant strategic contribution to the global rollout and effective implementation of WVI’s global “Cash Roadmap – providing overall global leadership to the organization, irrespective of sector, funding source, donor or geography. You will serve as the principal institutional point of contact for DM cash/voucher and market activities, technical guidance to Regional Office (RO) and National Offices (NOs), including resource development support, engagement with bilateral donors, in coordination with Support Office (SO) and NO Grant Acquisition Management (GAM) and other focal points, and will ensure that this new way of working is communicated effectively with required inter-cultural skills.

Requirements include:

  • Degree or post graduate qualification and / or professional background in CVP design, implementation, humanitarian work, finance, economics, international development, or other relevant field.
  • 10 years of international humanitarian experience managing grant-funded projects preferred.
  • Knowledge of, and expertise in CVP delivery modalities, use of (digital) technologies and methodologies, contracting and procurement.
  • Extensive understanding of payment systems, procedures and financial compliance issues, risk management of CVP.
  • Demonstrated accomplishment in working in challenging humanitarian contexts, with sound inter-cultural skills, with various host-country professionals, Government, UN, NGO, academia, private sector in inter-agency networks and bilaterally.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills plus strong presentation and report writing skills in English, French or Arabic, Spanish language skills desirable.
  • Frequent international travel. On-site Technical Assistance and on-site deployment to emergency operations for up to 30%-40% of 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 22 APR 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website:

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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.

Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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