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Country Program Manager, WV Mauritania

Nouakchott (Mauritania)

World Vision (WV) 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 the in-country representative of the National Director of Mali/Mauritania, and under his/her direct supervision, the Country Program Manager (CPM) will lead, develop and strategically direct the implementation of all programs including Sponsorship, Grants and Humanitarian Emergency Affairs (HEA) in Mauritania. You will ensure that WV’s ministry in Mauritania is directly contributing to the sustained well-being of children and the fulfillment of their rights within families and communities. You willl maximize stewardship, effectiveness and efficiency of costs and operating models, maximizing yield to community and impact in the field.

Requirements include:

  • A university qualification is required with Master’s degree in a field relevant to WV’s ministry in Mauritania preferred.
  • At least 5-10 years senior management experience required.
  • Proven knowledge of and experience with the international donor community, and the ability to effectively support public and private resource acquisition efforts.
  • Strong networking and relationship-building skills especially at high levels in the UN and Government -
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills, both in English and French. Knowledge of Arabic is an added advantage.
  • Travel: 25% Domestic/international travel is required.

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 09 September 2016. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: 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: Nouakchott (Mauritania)
  • Grade: Mid/Senior - Internationally recruited position - Mid/Senior level
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Operations and Administrations
  • Closing Date: 2016-09-09

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