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Surge Capacity Development Advisor

Los Angeles (United States of America) | Washington D.C.

Surge Capacity Development Advisor

World Vision International

World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 45,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Surge Capacity Development Advisor, you will lead engagement on building disaster management capability with regional World Vision teams. The aim of the position is to build surge capacity and awareness amongst leaders that will enable World Vision to better respond to disasters. The position will support, mentor and leverage staff to develop and implement learning programmes targeting the development of regional and national surge capacity teams (RDMT and NDMT) and leadership development of identified talent. The position will also ensure those trained and validated are registered as part of the organisation’s surge capacity for deployment.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree, in the social sciences, organizational development, international development, learning and development or other related field. Strong empirical knowledge of adult learning and people development/talent management
  • Minimum of 5 years in development/humanitarian sector including at least three years in a managerial capacity.
  • Proven track record and work experience in cross cultural operating environments and working with cross-cultural teams effectively.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally minimum 30% of the time.

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 26 AUG 2016. 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.

Before applying, please make sure that you have read the requirements for the position and that you qualify.
Applications from non-qualifying applicants will most likely be discarded by the recruiting manager.
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  • Organization: World Vision
  • Location: Los Angeles (United States of America) | Washington D.C.
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Disaster Management (Preparedness, Resilience, Response and Recovery)
    • Education, Learning and Training
  • Closing Date: 2016-08-26

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