Leads the way through the complex concept, approval, setup and launch of projects under WVA’s Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP) grant. This grant funds 27 projects in 22 countries, usually of five years’ duration.
This role is pivotal to building capacity of teams at WVA and in field offices to deliver a robust but timely concept, assessment and design phase for all ANCP projects.
Working to an annual cycle, you will oversee the start-to-finish standup process for up to six projects per year, ensuring compliance to DFAT donor requirements and minimum standards (gender, disability, child protection, environment) while encouraging maximum strategic tailoring to contextual needs and opportunities.
This is a Part Time opportunity – 3 days a week (22.5 Hrs)
Accountabilities fall loosely under three phases of design:
Concept phase: orientation, concept submission and internal peer review, DFAT approval (the first Annual Development Plan.
Assessment and design: coordinate and refine schedule and stakeholders, financial systems, assessment products and project-level safeguarding.
Standup: Intensive support to Theory of Change preparation (usually an in-country workshop), M&E plan and baseline preparation; partner capacity assessments and action plans where needed.
Who we’re looking for
We are looking for someone with a strong understanding of Australia’s international development framework and policies including DFAT’s aid modalities. You will have people and stakeholder management experience including ‘managing upwards’ to senior managers, DFAT and sector partners, and cross-team collaboration.
Your skills and experience will also include:
- Previous experience in DFAT contractual requirements, preferably with ANCP
- Generalist experience applicable to sectors including economic development, climate resilience, health and nutrition, inclusive protection/gender
- Minimum 5 years’ design, monitoring and evaluation (DME) experience, preferably demonstrating innovative approaches
- Confidence to guide discussions on gender, child protection, climate, disability policies and programming
- Facilitation. training and workshop management
- Project management skills including consultant and contract management, dependency mapping and other planning acumen
- Ability to work remotely with teams in online settings
- Strong listening, communication and influencing skills
- Master’s degree in a relevant discipline – International Development, Evaluation, Social Policy or other relevant technical field (gender, disability, climate, child protection)
The role requirements of this position require the successful candidate to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
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 may 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 all required pre-employment checks which is inclusive of a criminal record check. We provide our staff and volunteers with ongoing supervision, support, and training in their work with vulnerable children and their families. World Vision Australia participates in the Inter-Agency Scheme for the Disclosure of Safeguarding-related Misconduct in Recruitment Process within the Humanitarian and Development Sector.
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