Team Leader, Food and Cash Based Programs Non-profit Careers – World Vision International

Organisation: World
Vision International
Duty Station: 
Reports to: Director,
Sponsor Engagement
About US:
World Vision Uganda
is a Christian Relief, Development and Advocacy Non-Government Organization
dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome
poverty and injustice. We currently work in over 41 districts in Uganda. World
Vision is committed to the protection of children and we will not employ people
whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is
conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks,
including criminal record checks where possible. “Our Vision for every child,
Life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every Heart, the will to make it so.”
Job Summary:  The Team Leader, Food and Cash Based
Programs  is responsible for managing the
operations needed to support the delivery of sponsor engagement features
through a) print production management and b) production team management. This
is achieved through the coordination with partners within the organization as
well as directly managing a production team that can expand and retract as
necessary to meet the business needs. This position also provides leadership to
the Child Sponsorship Engagement Team who is responsible for the delivery of
over 4 million pieces of rich media and marketing assets to 21 marketing
offices globally.
The position reports
to the Director, Sponsor Engagement, enabling them to lead and achieve the
goals and objectives of the Sponsor Engagement Team effectively.
Key Duties and Responsibilities: 
Grant Acquisition
and Management:
  • Support Programs team in technical aspects and budget of FLA design.
  • Use network and connections with WFP to influence the grant
    acquisition process.
  • Ensure that all reporting to WFP is comprehensive, timely and meets
    the highest standards.
Representation and
  • Build and maintain relationships with Food Assistance, Cash,
    government and other relevant actors at local, national and international
  • Ensure appropriate WV representation at key fora related to food
    security, food assistance, or cash assistance for refugees.
  • Have primary responsibility to hold the relationship with WFP in
  • Ensure that all activities under WV’s FLA with WFP are achieved on
    time and on target.
  • Ensure that WV’s programming meets all internal (FPMG) and external
    (ie SPHERE, CHS) international standards.
  • Keenly monitor the security situation and, in conjunction with other
    appropriate managers, implement programming accordingly.
  • Monitor the implementation of food programming in-person.
  • Ensure that project MEAL systems are in place and functional and
Budget Management:
  • Ensure spending is within appropriate variance levels.
  • Maintain control over project budget.
People Management:
  • Ensure that project is appropriately staffed with enough staff who
    have relevant skill sets.
  • Create and maintain a culture of dedication, appropriate behavior
    and service amongst FA staff.
  • Monitor and advocate for staff wellbeing in the field.
  • Swiftly and decisively deal with incidents of staff misbehavior in
    line with WV policy.
  • Roll-out and continuously emphasize appropriate safeguarding, PSEA
    and sexual harassment policies.
  • Directly supervise four staff.
  • Indirectly supervise up to 200 staff and over 2000 volunteers.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 
  • The applicant for the World Vision Team Leader, Food and Cash Based
    Programs job placement should preferably hold a University degree.
  • A minimum of five years’ experience in both humanitarian emergency
    and community development.
  • Previous experience in developing and implementing all types of food
    programming (GFD, FFE, FFA, SFP, Cash transfers).
  • Affinity to development.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong networking skills.
  • Proven ability in relating with national staff and governmental
  • Able to work in a harsh and demanding environment and adaptable to
    rapidly changing contexts.
  • Able to travel to security-risk areas, as often as 40% of the time.
  • Computer aptitude desirable (MS WORD, EXCEL, Lotus Notes).
  • Ability to lead, plan, and organize.
  • Experience with World Visions Food Programming and Management
    systems and policies.
  • Excellent spoken and written English.
  • Preferred academic background in humanitarian/ refugee affairs, food
    security or community development.
  • Cross cultural work experience preferred.
How to Apply:
All suitably
qualified candidates are encouraged to apply online by visiting World Vision
International’s e-recruitment jobs portal at the web link below.
Please follow instructions
on How to Create Account and Profile at World Vision’s e-recruitment
portal.  Qualified female candidates are particularly encouraged to apply.
Deadline: 17th April 2019
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