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Senior Director – Water, Sanitation and Hygiene
The Senior Director of WASH provides strategic leadership and direction for the WASH field operations to maximize the WASH contribution to child well-being, the Sustainable Development Goals and to ensure operational performance that meets the sector standards and donors expectations.
It Ensure effective partnership with WV field teams, the donors and other partners. The role strengthens WV operational reputation, creates partnerships and innovative approaches and strengthens and mobilizes the community of practice to execute programming that demonstrates evidence of impact. The role with collaborate with WVUS Director of WASH Funding Strategy.


·         Develops annual WASH Business Plans with the Regional WASH Directors, Support Offices, and National teams.
·         Provides thought WASH leadership both within and outside WV.
·         Ensures integration of WV distinctives and ethos in WASH implementation.
·         Ensure alignment of WASH programming with global sector approaches and project models.
·         Ensure overall compliance with Partnership standards and industry standards.
·         Oversee the quality and coverage of WASH programming.
·         Champion cross-sector collaboration for integration of WASH with other sectors.
·         Ensure accountability of national and regional portfolios to delivery WASH outcomes as defined in Business Plans.
·         Ensure donor promises are met or exceeded.
·         Measure extent to which resourcing opportunities meet WASH operations needs and impact child well-being.
·         Provide high quality technical support to National Offices on the development of Technical Approach and Technical Programs to address WASH needs.
·         Actively positions WV as the NGO of choice with potential and key partners, donors and stakeholders through quality WASH programming and evidence of impacts.
·         Participates in high level international and regional meetings, forums and conferences as required.
·         Collaborates with Faith and Development actors externally as we seek to integrate faith into all our programming.
·         Determines the technical capacity needs for the Field WASH teams.
·         Builds capability of the Field WASH professionals and community of practice.
·         Builds understanding of current footprint and identify opportunities for further growth and impact.
·         Promotes a culture of innovation, collaboration and continuous improvement
·         Collaborate with Global Centre (GC) sector lead to ensure WASH lessons are documented and disseminated.


·         Masters degree required in international relief and development, engineering or business, plus related professional work experience.
·         Excellent in written reporting and in verbal communication in English.
·         Strong experience and proven skills in leading a team of technical professionals.
·         Leader with minimum 5 years experience designing and leading WASH programming in the developing world.
·         In-depth knowledge/expertise in WASH programming including evidence based best practices.
·         Strong relational and networking skills, demonstrated ability to supervise teams, and significant experience engaging with donors and fundraisers.
·         Strong experience in working with and managing large grant portfolios for foundations, bilateral and multilateral donors.
·         Strong experience and proven skills in working effectively across cultures to advance priorities and achieve change, in situations without direct authority.
·         Strong experience and proven skills in external engagement that contributes to change in policy and practice and builds WVs reputation as a leader in the industry.
·         Strong experience developing strategy and policy in large organization.
·         Experience in working with faith, faith actors and faith related issues in development.
·         Fluency in a relevant second language (Spanish or French) is desirable.
How to Apply
Qualified Candidates to Apply here

Technical Specialist – Livelihoods and Economic Development
The job holder will work in close collaboration with the AP Manager, other project staff especially the Youth Economic Empowerment Project (YEEP) for complementarity of activities, government line ministries including Ministry of Agriculture, Department of Fisheries, Ministry of Water Environment and Natural Resources and other stakeholders on the ground.She/he will also be expected to integrate the grant with other Child Well-being outcomes in line with the WVK Strategic priorities


·         Project Planning, Coordination & Implementation
·         Monitor and ensure that the grant is coordinated, managed and executed as per plans within time and budgets, meeting donor and community accountability;
·         Ensure that all MILEDP initiatives within the project’s area of influence meet or exceed planned outcomes and are implemented timely;
·         Engage with partners including GoK line Ministries (at the sub-County, County and national level), Community Based organization, NGO, Learning Research institutions and any relevant authorities;
·         Implement interventions in accordance with established norms, policies aligned to acceptable financial & operational audit results.
·         Design, Monitoring, Evaluation and Reporting
·         Work closely with Southern Region M&E Coordinator to effectively support the project to carry out all measurements – baselines, assessments, designs, monitoring and evaluations – in accordance with donor requirements and WV established standards, policies and procedures;
·         Coordinate with the M&E to ensure that appropriate controls, monitoring and evaluation tools are in place and being utilized in a timely manner;
·         Ensure that the project achieves Child Well-Being Outcomes in line with the organization’s Ministry Framework and Development Approach, and WVK’s strategic priorities and the project designs.
·         Develop monthly schedule for monitoring together with communities and partners;
·         Ensure community capacity building plan on monitoring is in place and utilized;
·         Participate in monthly data collection -(involving communities and partners) using the standardized tools
·         Mobilize all targeted respondents / stakeholders in a timely manner during data collection exercise.
·         Monitor monthly project expenditure
·         Apply Contextualized reporting guidelines;
·         Generate quality Monthly Management Reports (MMR) informed by accurate analyzed data written using language that is appropriate to the reader and in line with World Vision reporting guidelines;
·         Generate Quality & Accurate quarterly, semi-annual and annual reports informed by MMR and in line with donor regulations;
·         Develop context specific electronic and live media communications on project activities.
·         Engagement, Networking and Fundraising
·         Collaborate with line ministries and departments in providing technical support and assistance to the project


·         Degree in Agribusiness, Agriculture Economics or related field with at least 4 years of work experience in livelihoods and economic development projects;
·         Experience in Value Chains development is an added advantage;
·         Grounded experience in the execution of development of sustainable community projects.
How to Apply
Qualified Candidates to Apply here
Manager – Resource Development
The incumbent shall contribute strategically to development and implementation of a WVK Brand Strategy, National Resource Development strategy, corporate donor engagement plans, grant acquisition and donor retention strategies. The Manager will serve as a main link between World Vision Kenya and focused corporate donors.


·         Grow Local Income; strengthen GAM Processes & Ensure Effective Donor Retention
·         Develop and regularly review and update the National Resource Development (NRD) strategy & Coordinate its implementation.
·         Actively engage a portfolio of diverse corporates & local foundations;
·         Local Income fundraising targets for all WVK’s priority sectors set and reviewed annually in line with National Office Strategy, GAM strategy and Technical Approaches.
·         Identify corporate donor priorities and intelligence on possible opportunities.
·         Raise Local Income Grants as per WVK set Targets for each Financial Year as per the National Resource Development Plan.
·         Communicate Local income funding opportunities & other relevant information to relevant stakeholders; Technical Specialists in Quality Assurance, Grant Finance etc.
·         Develop appropriate products to market to corporates, individuals, and local foundations eg Banks, Communication organizations, among others.
·         Coordinate all key sectors and functions and conduct proposals writing as per donor/Corporates or Support Office and government guidelines and timely submission.
·         Coordinate concepts and proposal feedback mechanisms with donors/Corporate and SOs;
·         Conduct quarterly analysis on the success rate of all applications to specific donors assigned.
·         Coordinate WVK Local income tracking metrics and ensure fundraising data base is in place to track achievement of targets;
·         Coordinated contractual processes with partners, donors, SOs or other stakeholders;
·         In collaboration with PE and Operations technical staff, maintain updated WVK Capacity Statements for sectors as per Corporates, /SO & or Donor interests.
·         Enhance Donor Attraction, Communication and Retention
·         Coordinate the National Office in designing programs that leverage unique, high value contributions of foundations, individuals, local and multinational companies
·         Proactively provide donor updates on existing grants and keep the donor relations on course;
·         Build and maintain relationships with stakeholders and other corporate bodies to maximize value.
·         In collaboration with Operations, coordinate donor exposure to WVK’s work with an aim of expressing our wide capacity;
·         Coordinate leadership interaction with donors both new and existing;
·         Coordinate donor engagement meetings and ensure representation of WVK at all high profile meetings.
·         Actively network and initiate strategic meetings between Corporates/donors representatives and National Director/designee
·         Coordinate development and review of appropriate sectoral marketing products for key Corporates/donors
·         Facilitate Internal & external engagement business processes & communication protocol and provide updates as may be required;


·         A Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Mass communications or other related training with post graduate qualifications from a recognized university is desired.
·         At least six years’ experience in NGO resource development.
·         Previous experience in a busy corporate entities in communications, public relations, print, and or electronic media is preferred
·         Professional membership in Marketing Association of Kenya; Public Relations Society of Kenya, Chartered Institute of Marketing or other relevant professional body.
·         Must have a good command of both spoken and written English.
·         Ability to write creatively and edit communication narratives or resources and reports with good photography skills
·         Established good media contacts
·         Excellent computer skills; Graphic Design and desktop publishing skills an added advantage
·         Should be computer literate and experienced in the use of basic software programmes.
·         Good understanding of World Vision Operations will be an added advantage
·         Must have ability to work programmatically
How to Apply
Qualified Candidates to Apply here 

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