Somalia: Operations Manager – WV Somalia

World Vision (WV) is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ 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 Operations Manager – WV Somalia you will provide leadership and support the implementation and coordination of World Vision (WV) Somalia’s Global Fund, SomRep and bilateral grants toward the achievement of child well-being. You will oversee a portfolio of multi sector projects, providing leadership in design, implementation, integration, reporting and fund-raising.

You will also ensure risk-sensitive, pro-active, finance and support service provision to the program. You will be spearhead responsible and effective stewardship of WV resources.

Requirements include:

  • Advanced degree in Development/Humanitarian Emergencies Studies and Project Management. Relevant Sector specialty (with proven experience of team management).
  • At least 10 years’ experience in relief and development, of which 5 must be at a senior management level in complex/ protracted emergencies and recovery operations.
  • Proven ability to manage a large and diverse program portfolio with multiple donors.
  • Familiarity with EU, USAID, DFID, CIDA grant compliance and procedures. Willingness to assume other project tasks as required.
  • Work environment: 100% Field Based in with frequent travels to meet beneficiaries and program partners.

How to apply:

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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 14 June 2016. 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.

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