The Country Impact Officer provides assistance to manage a portfolio of investments (grants, Area Programs and HEA) within a field office that are supported by WVA. The role will be required to build collaborative relationships across WVA, and engage and support a number of internal and external stakeholders to support WVA’s evolution as an Impact Business. Your role plays an integral part in the organisation, enabling us to support our mission of empowering Australians to create meaningful change for the world’s most vulnerable children and adults.
This is a contract role until June 2022.
In addition to this you will:
- Strategically engage with Field Offices and Implementation Partners to support design, monitoring and stand up of HEA, Grants and Area Programs across a select portfolio
- Ensure your portfolio of investments have desirable impact and are of the highest quality and fully compliant with policy obligations
- Be contributing to developing documentary evidence for Impact and supporting business development through grant acquisition
- Ensure collaborative relationships are built with teams across Field Impact and all Supporter-facing teams across the enterprise
- Monitor progress and quality of project implementation and follow up with National Offices to address issues as required
- With guidance from Country Impact Managers, deliver timely and quality impact and financial reporting, including directly to institutional donors for grants and critical internal stakeholders (including the WVA Impact Hub).
Who we’re looking for
We are looking for someone with program management experience, ideally with a grant portfolio. You will:
- Be keen, energetic with great energy and wanting to learn
- Have self-managed work experience, with the ability to maintain focus and achieve outcomes under pressure
- Have project management experience, including an understanding of contracting and contract management as well as risk management
- Previously have worked in a similar organisation with overseas experience being advantageous
- Have an understanding of methods to influence and negotiate with project stakeholders
- Have a social / international development related degree or work experience (advantage)
Working for World Vision means you are making the world better
It’s not every day that a job comes along that lets you change the world. Working for World Vision means looking forward to turning up at work because you know you’re about to do something meaningful. It means working with 35,000 staff and 3.3 million supporters in 100 countries who will stop at nothing to help children live better lives. Join a team that is bold and courageous, and where job satisfaction goes beyond financial reward.
The selection process
For your information, the interviews will start immediately, and the role may be filled before the closing date.
We embrace diversity, employing people from a variety of cultural and religious backgrounds. We take our Safeguarding responsibilities seriously and we are committed to providing an environment that is safe for children. Our stringent recruitment procedures make sure the safest and most suitable people work with the children in our programs. All successful candidates will undergo a criminal record and Working with Children check prior to employment. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families.
Who we are
World Vision is a Christian organisation that empowers everyday Australians to create meaningful change for children through relief, development and advocacy work.
We offer great benefits such as salary packaging, flexible working arrangements, free on-site parking and an onsite café for our employees.
For more information on World Vision and the work we do, please visit our website: https://www.worldvision.com.au/about-us
World Vision Australia is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation that is dedicated to transforming the lives of children and communities by tackling the causes of poverty. We are dedicated to increasing opportunities for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people in line with our Reconciliation Action Plan