Dec 202017

Organization: World Vision
Country: Zambia
Closing date: 02 Jan 2018

National Director

World Vision Zambia

Position based in Lusaka, Zambia, with the ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time.

About World Vision:

World Vision is a humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world.

Our 42,000+ 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 National Director – World Vision Zambia, you will oversee the development and strategy of all country operations. World Vision Zambia was founded in 1981 and now serves thousands of children, their families and their communities across 40+ programme areas.

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

Requirements include:

  • Leadership and Management of the World Vision Zambia office
  • Strategy, Operating Plan and Long-and Short- Term Targets
  • Ministry Performance
  • Advocacy and Representation
  • Financial Management and Financial and Operational Audit Compliance
  • Safety and Security, Disaster Mitigation and Preparedness
  • Compliance and Country Legal Environment:
  • Vision Fund (World Vision MIicro-finance) Strategic Management:

Requirements include:

  • Post-graduate degree or equivalent experience in management or social sciences. Degree in International Development would be a plus.
  • 10+ years of leadership experience within the international relief and development sector, with oversight of budgets 10M+ USD and 250 staff.
  • At least 3 year experience in overseeing large Government grant, its acquisition and donor engagement.
  • Candidates with previous experience living and working in Southern Africa strongly preferred.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50 % of the time.

How to apply:

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 02 JAN 2018. 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.

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