World Vision Jobs 2023

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28 Aug, 2023

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Administrative Jobs in Ghana

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Job Description

Job Title: Strategy and Integrated Programme Director

Key Responsibilities


Lead the implementation of World Vision’s Strategy and Integrated Programme Director model in GHANA aligned to the Global Strategy and WARO priorities, consolidating the organisation as a preferential partner in the country and the Northern and Southern region, focused on the wholistic wellbeing and resilience of children, families and communities.


Lead the implementation of World Vision Ghana’s Strategy and delivery model and Programming ensuring an effective contribution to the well-being of children, especially the most vulnerable, as well to WV Ghana’s Ministry sustainability.

  • Biannual updating of WV’s operations model (delivery model) based on cost-effectiveness analysis and in accordance with organizational strategic guidelines and the sub-regional, national and territorial context.
  • Compliance with the sponsorship standards established by the organisation.
  • Guaranteed implementation, monitoring of projects, Grants and technical programmes at national level.
  • Ensure high quality proposals developed under the Resources Acquisition strategy approach.
  • Good stewardship of cash, in-kind resources and services ensured.
  • Alliances with local, national and sub-regional strategic partners in place to leverage impact on children’s well-being and protection.
  • Ensured follow-up to audit findings.
  • Guaranteed the development and implementation of the Emergency, Advocacy and Safe Guarding policy and action plan.
  • Emergency response ensured.
  • Ensured timely and accurate reporting for accountability to children and their families, donors and other stakeholders based on evidence.
  • Managed integration of projects and programmes.
  • Promote and modelling WV Servant leadership Model (WV Leadership Model)

Lead and strategically manage internal and external relationships with national, regional, global partners, donors, partners, sector technical networks, support offices, as part of ongoing dialogue, organizational development and accountability.

  • Ensured accountability based on the agreed indicators.
  • Represent the organisation with partners, donors, support offices and international office and designated external spaces.
  • Take the lead in putting World Vision principles of partnership into practice.
  • Guaranteed the participation of each technical programme in technical networks, alliances, thematic groups, local, national and regional Group of Interest.
  • Create regular meetings with counterparts, partners, donors for the definition and monitoring of common agenda and monitoring of changes in the context.
  • Actively engaged in virtual and face-to-face communities of practice at local, national, regional and global levels according to WVG interest and areas of responsibility.
  • Established external networks to support in-country operations.
  • Co-implemented Church Relations Strategy in programming at national and local levels.
  • Undertake donor liaison in the field as required in support of Senior Leadership
  • Coordinate for the development of sub-regional initiatives with potential donor in favour of the NO Strategy
  • Present the country’s information and progress in achieving Strategy objectives and targets.
  • Contribute to update and enhance WV Ghana capacity statement
  • Present updates on Strategy and Programming progress to WVG Board on regular bases.

Driving action for sustainability and evidence of impact.

  • Evidence of impact of projects and programmes is generated.
  • Generated a culture of documenting Stories of significant change
  • Documentation of lessons learned in the implementation of programmes and projects
  • Generated spaces for sharing and exchanging experiences with other partners internally and externally whiles potential partners and key donors are identified.
  • In the spirit of twin citizenship, contribute to knowledge sharing and collaborative learning
  • Resource management proposals, projects and initiatives have been developed in collaboration with ROM and Finance Units or other key external partners (Academia, Think Tanks).
  • Ensure that systems are in place for the management of equipment and local procurement activities in support to grant/project successful implementation
  • Assess and report on risks that the program portfolio may experience, and ensure proper risk mitigation and management

Drive innovation and succession processes based on transformational and servant leadership model.

  • Generated spaces for innovation, learning and individual, team and organisational development.
  • Oversee key innovative process such as Child Sponsorship Funding Model (CSFM) as well as “Our Impact and Our Story” initiative, and those that can contribute to WVG strategic positioning internal and externally.
  • Model Christ-Centred servant leadership and support spiritual development of her/his team.
  • Implemented succession plans
  • Implemented coaching processes that include the strengthening of technical and managerial skills, as well as the promotion of Christian ethical values. (See WV Manager Handbook as reference)
  • Continuously support the professional development of his/her team at all levels by providing adequate mentoring, clear orientation, feedback and learning opportunities
  • Generated spaces for leadership development in teams using the (70-20-10 approach)


  • Maximum: Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Industrial Engineering, Humanities or Social Sciences.
  • Preferred: Master’s Degree in Social Project Management/ Master’s Degree in Local Development Management/ Master’s Degree in Programme and Project Management/Social Policies / Human Rights / Children’s Rights.

Knowledge and Skills

  • Analytical and synthesis skills.
  • Strategic and Long-term vision
  • Negotiation Skills
  • Ability to partner and influence decision-making that positively impacts on children.
  • Effective relations with different audiences.
  • Capacity for innovation
  • Ability to manage the Programme and Project Cycle
  • Five years’ experience in similar positions.
  • Proficiency in Windows and Office computer package
  • Leadership and people management
  • Experience in emergency response, business continuity planning and crisis management.
  • Experience in preparing proposals for development agencies.
  • Strategic and systemic thinking. Ability to solve complex problems and to exercise independent judgment.
  • Strategic and operational planning
  • Project Design and evaluation.

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