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Country Program Director, World Vision Guatemala

Guatemala (Guatemala)

  • Organization: World Vision
  • Location: Guatemala (Guatemala)
  • Grade: Senior
  • Occupational Groups:
    • Project and Programme Management
    • Managerial positions
  • Closing Date: 2021-09-20

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World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 34,000+ staff members in nearly 100 countries are united in 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.

Through our work, every 60 seconds… a family gets water… a hungry child is fed… a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Country Program Director for World Vision Guatemala, you will ensure national relevance and impact through the implementation of quality programming, advocacy and sustainability in alignment to global strategy and regional priorities. You will work closely to the Bi-National /Cluster Director and team in all aspects of World Vision’s Ministry in Guatemala.**

You will be responsible for co-leading and strengthening the team (with the participation of Cluster Director and team), specially its leadership, for appropriate and timely decision making and risk & opportunities identification and management.

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in Sustainability, Marketing, Development or similar.
  • Proficiency in English & Spanish is a must.
  • At least 5 years senior management experience.
  • Sound and proven experience implementing new and innovative marketing and fund raising models to leverage sustainability, and managing local income growth.
  • Sound and proven experience in programming and business.
  • Solid networks in the context and external engagement experience.
  • Experience working with external partners in a local context.
  • Experience in combining slow and fast onset programs. Ability to juggle emergency response with long-term transformational development.

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time, when safe to do so.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date of 20 SEPT, 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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