Why World Vision?
For over 40 years World Vision’s name in New Zealand has been synonymous with eliminating poverty, restoring communities and saving lives. Responding to the challenges of global poverty in a contemporary world.
World Vision New Zealand is part of a global World Vision partnership, working in over 100 countries as a Christian-based humanitarian organisation. We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow.
An exciting opportunity has opened up in our International Partnerships team for a Country Portfolio Manager, based in our Auckland Office.
These are just a few of the reasons World Vision is a great place to work:
- Our culture is fun, professional and friendly
- We employ fantastic people who are experts in their field and great mentors
- We celebrate our successes
- We are the largest international NGO in NZ
- We make a difference in other people’s lives every day!
The purpose of this position is to effectively co-ordinate and provide grant and programme management support to WVNZ-funded programmes in assigned countries, to support those involved in raising funds for those programmes, and to make a substantive contribution to the wider work of World Vision as a member of the International Partnerships Team.
To be successful in this role, you will have:
- Degree in a relevant discipline - development studies, human rights, social sciences, etc.
- At least 3 years’ experience in the design and management of development and/or emergency projects/programmes (with excellent project management skills using current methodologies), with at least one year of overseas experience
- Significant experience managing a country and regional portfolio including the acquisition and management of complex grants within the international development sector, project/programme design and monitoring of programme quality, and (preferably) making funding decisions in a donor organisation.
- Strong relationship management skills with the ability to influence and negotiate with a variety of stakeholders, including child sponsors, institutional donors, private and government donors, and World Vision Field Offices. Includes experience in providing support to both Marketing and Engagement teams within World Vision NZ and World Vision Field offices
- Experience in financial management, including the preparation and analysis of budgets and financial reports both operational and project
- Proven strategic thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills, with a demonstrated ability to develop and align strategies and policies with an organisation’s strategic direction and needs
- Experience in negotiating and managing partnerships for development outcomes
- Excellent leadership, public speaking, networking, negotiation and communications skills
- A commitment to the mission, core values and culture of World Vision NZ
- Current passport, and willingness to travel up to 30% of the time to complete monitoring field visits.
Still unsure if it’s the right role for you? Check out our website and have a look at how World Vision really works! http://www.worldvision.org.nz/
Applications close: Sunday 14 April 2019.