Chief of Party – Ebola Response, DRC

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Closing date: 04 Nov 2019

World Vision International

*Position is contingent upon funding and donor approval.

World Vision is a humanitarian, development, and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world.

Founded over 65 years ago and now working in nearly 100 countries, World Vision implements disaster preparedness programmes and helps build resilient communities. Our Disaster Management team acts to save lives and alleviate suffering of crises-affected people by implementing sustainable programmes focused on meeting immediate and long-term needs.

Here’s where you come in:

World Vision’s Category III Ebola Response is intentionally scaling through an integrated food voucher, voucher-for-work, and food security project for the most vulnerable Ebola-affected populations.

As Chief of Party – Ebola Response, DRC you will provide overall leadership and an integrated vision to various actors and through components of the project and will be responsible for achieving the project’s results. You will ensure representation, quality design/re-design, staffing, implementation, financial oversight, monitoring and reporting in compliance with donors’ & WVI policies and standards. You will identify project implementation issues and risks in a timely manner and suggest appropriate program adjustments.

Requirements:

  • At least 5years of experience in the design and implementation of international development projects.
  • At least 3 years of senior-level project management experience in conflict-affected environments, experience in eastern DRC preferred.
  • Experience overseeing the administrative, contracting, financial and logistical aspects of budgets close to $4 million a year.
  • Post-graduate degree in relevant fields such as international development, education, economics, or business.
  • Experience and familiarity with WFP and USAID regulations and reporting requirements.
  • 3-5 years management experience in the food logistics (warehousing, transportation, distributions) and Cash/voucher programing.
  • Professional level written and oral English, proficient written and oral French are both required (FSI 3/3 and equivalent skill level).
  • Professional level written and oral English, proficient written and oral French are both required (FSI 3/3 and equivalent skill level).
How to apply:

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 04 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.

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