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Programme Director – World Vision Angola

Luanda (Angola)

Programme Director – World Vision Angola

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 Programme Director - Angola, you will oversee the development and strategy of all country operations. World Vision Angola was founded in 1989 and today serves more than 1,175,000 children, their families and their communities across several programmatic areas.

You are a highly accomplished visionary leader who combines proven business disciplines with inspirational management skills to effectively communicate global and ministry initiatives, cultivate relationships, and identify opportunities to successfully drive World Vision Angola growth and development.

Requirements include:

Government Grants & Budgets

  • Good knowledge of financial management and accounting principles, All government grants have satisfactory evaluation from Donors
  • At least 3 years’ experience in overseeing large Government grant, its acquisition and donor engagement


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in management or Social Sciences
  • Degree in International Development is a plus

Knowledge and Experience

  • Significant management experience (general/operational) where there is evidence of both accountability and managerial know-how
  • Fluency in English and Portuguese

Willingness to learn and develop

  • Strong Understanding of Human Rights and Particularly Child Rights
  • Familiarity with EU, USAID, DFID, AUS AID and CIDA experience in grant acquisitions, compliance and policy/procedures is an added advantage


  • Ability to work and travel extensively in country of assignment (hardship/conflict areas) as well as internationally (approximately 20-25%) of working 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 at and apply by the closing date 15 March 2017. 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: Luanda (Angola)
  • Grade: Mid level - Internationally recruited position
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Operations and Administrations
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Development Cooperation and Sustainable Development Goals
  • Closing Date: 2017-03-15

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