Join World Vision as our next Vice President of Program, Quality, and Impact
01 At a Glance
Role: Vice President of Program, Quality, and Impact
Location: Washington, D.C. USA
Reports to: Senior Vice President of International Programs Group (IPG)
Required experience: Master’s degree or equivalent work experience (10+ years) required. In addition to education or education equivalent, requires 10-15 years of international programs work experience in various geographic locations around the globe or extensive work experience in one area, preferably in programs management and ensuring technical quality and impact.
Travel: Up to 25% of time both in development and fragile contexts.
02 The Job Provide exceptional strategic leadership, direction and management for World Vision US’ Program, Quality and Impact (PQI) business unit, focusing on best-in-class program management, technical branding and evidence of impact across private and public revenue streams. In this role you will oversee programs funded by private grants, public grants and foundations to ensure the highest quality implementation, reduce risk for the organization, be responsive to donors and partners and provide quality and timely program implementation in the field.
Our next VP will support World Vision’s Christian mission, vision and strategy, and keep Christ central in our work. As a Christian leader you will actively participate and contribute to the spiritual disciplines in the organization such as prayer, chapel and worship. World Vision’s mission and values and Our Promise can be found here.
A key part of this role will be to oversee the development and effective implementation of grants from different revenue streams. You’ll ensure strong collaboration and partnership within the International Programs Group and cross-functionally with other WVUS business units and with the global WV Partnership. The ability to work in a complex interdependent team environment is critical to success in this role.
As the VP of PQI, you’ll bring a history of program and relational leadership. You’re skilled at big picture leadership paired with one-on-one care for each staff member on your team. We’re looking for someone who can develop and grow our next generation of leaders.
Additionally, this role will provide leadership to a large and diverse program management team that is geographically dispersed. In addition, you’ll oversee and provide vision for our Monitoring and Evaluation, Research and Learning and Technical Branding teams. As a member of the IPG Leadership Team, you’ll engage in strategic leadership decisions aimed at aligning WVUS’ work with our global Our Promise Strategy aimed at ensuring children embrace life in all its fullness.
03 What success looks like 1) Create, influence, and drive effective decision making to advance the mission of World Vision and enhance our programs in the field. 2) Ensure a highly engaged and productive team to meet rigorous objectives and help families out of poverty. 3) Develop, coach and build impactful leaders through mentorship, servant leadership, and coaching. 4) Ensure alignment and focus with the WV Our Promise and WVUS strategies to support the broader World Vision partnership 5) Communicate, collaborate, and foster unity focusing on impact and results among all of International Programs. 6) Demonstrate and lead with Christian servant leadership to keep Christ central to our work.
04 You bring A Master’s degree or equivalent work experience 10+ years. You’ll also bring 10-15 years of international programs work experience in various geographic areas around the globe or extensive work experience in one area, preferably in programs management and ensuring technical quality. Overseas work experience is a must!
You’ll bring a collaborative spirit, an expertise in managing complexity and a desire to be a servant leader. Our next VP will be comfortable working with complex grant funding, communicating the evidence of impact to a wide variety of stakeholders, and skilled at systems and reporting that demonstrates impact.
05 Additional skills we’re interested in You’ve implemented, led, and successfully monitored development programs in various international geographic regions. You’re excited to empower upcoming leaders and help your staff grow professionally. Your faith is the driving factor in doing this work and ensuring life in all its fullness for the most vulnerable children in the world. You’re a strong networker and can influence strategic directions within WVUS, the World Vision Partnership and with donors.
06 Where this job could take your career You’ll have an opportunity to lead a large team of experts within our talented international programs group and you will sit on the IPG Leadership Team. You’ll be part of World Vision USA as well as part of the larger World Vision International Partnership. Globally, we have over 37,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries (1000 in WVUS).
07 About World Vision US We’re a global Christian humanitarian organization. We partner with children, families, and their communities to empower them as they reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. For nearly the last 70 years, World Vision has followed Jesus’ example to show unconditional love to the poor and oppressed. We serve every child regardless of faith.
08 Salary Range & Benefits Your salary is important to you, so it’s important to us. Please share your salary expectations with us in the application process to get the conversation started. We also have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Click here to learn more.
How to apply
09 To Apply Click here to view full responsibilities and apply. Contact Kylie Abegg, Senior Talent Acquisition Partner for International Programs, at firstname.lastname@example.org for any questions.
10 What happens next? We review applications nearly every day assessing strength of fit for the role. If questions arise on our end, we will message you to learn more. Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial phone conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process you can expect to interview 1:1 with a hiring manager. Finalists normally participate in a panel interview where the opportunity to connect with additional members of our staff lends itself to more of a 360-view of the role. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time. All interviews will be virtual at this time