World Vision International NGO Partnership Leader – Ministry Integration Global Jobs

World Vision International NGO Partnership Leader – Ministry Integration Global Jobs

Purpose of the Position:

  • As the Partnership Leader for Ministry Integration, you will significantly contribute to the sustained well-being of the world’s most vulnerable children by helping World Vision maximise impact with every decision and action we take. You will do this by:

  • Maximising World Vision (WV)’s global resources and facilitating engagement and collaboration with key internal and external partners.

  • Providing programming and policy strategy leadership, guidance and coordination to leverage the impact and engagement of WV’s work internally and externally, optimising our contributions to child well-being.

  • Working in close partnership with regional and national offices to identify the greatest needs, support emerging solutions, and build local capacity.

  • Applying focused, global sector approaches and core project models that align to Sustainable Development Goals and Our Promise.

  • Ensuring alignment to our global strategic initiatives, motivated by WV’s Mission, Vision and Values.

  • To be successful, you will need to embrace challenges and change and be willing to lead a cultural transformation - encouraging innovation, experimentation, agility and risk-taking. You will be a creative, thoughtful, and curious leader with an excellent track record of achievement in roles of increasing responsibility. You will work across a diverse set of sectors, bridging a wide range of expertise, with a demonstrated ability to work with agility, efficiency, and diplomacy.

    Key Responsibilities:

    Lead Integration and Innovation:

  • Drive towards dramatically better solutions where most needed through a combination of internal innovation and integrating external solutions (from incorporating best practices to acquisitions).

  • Steward and advance WV’s focus on the well-being of the world’s most vulnerable children, their families and communities.

  • Strengthen WV’s thinking and practice on development and sustainability; Lead context-based ministry and innovation, while exploring new development approaches; Identify and highlight the biggest gaps in achieving WV's strategic initiatives.

  • Provide regular updates to WV’s executive leadership team.

    Planning and Integration:

  • Provide strategic oversight and integration of processes, and continuously improve the metrics needed to understand, evaluate, and improve the overall quality, impact, and cost-effectiveness of WV programming. Ensure integration across Transformational Development and Ministry Strategy including Peace building, DME and New partnerships; Sponsorship Operations, Sector Teams and VisionFund.

  • Work across programme and sector teams to identify and scale the most impactful, evidence-based solutions with the potential for massive impact. This may be through some combination of advocacy, market-based solutions, and replication.

  • Effectively design development and relief programmes that transform communities in need, while understanding how to acquire and integrate resources to support programme design.

    Child Sponsorship:

  • Provide oversight
    to child sponsorship operations to achieve simplicity, quality and contribute to revitalising child sponsorship.

  • Identify and scale up field innovative practices.

    Global Grant Acquisition and Management:

  • Provide strategic leadership to global grant acquisition and management to go further.

  • Lead global grant growth to realise Our Promise.

    Global Sector Leadership:

  • Provide global sectoral programme leadership to World Vision entities in a seamless, mutually accountable way with joint ownership.

  • Provide strategic leadership, ensuring planning and integration across sector teams: Education, Livelihoods, Health and Nutrition, WASH, Child Protection and Participation, Technical Services Organisation; Work with technical teams, Support Offices and National Offices to develop scaling strategies, business plans, mega-gift pitches, and strategic partnerships.

    Field Support:

  • Engage with field-based activities as part of the field facing organisation to fulfil assigned operational mandates.

    Partnering and External Engagement:

  • Identify the most effective third-party solutions that align with WV’s strategic initiatives as well as WV’s Mission, Vision and Values; leverage WV's platform to become a scaling partner of choice.

  • Write compelling thought pieces for external publications and WV blogs.

  • Participate and represent World Vision in relevant external conferences and forums.

  • Connect and maintain relationships with key thought leaders on innovation and impact in global development.

  • Promote and generate cooperation and teamwork among internal and external contacts while working to achieve collective outcomes, so that together we can achieve more for children than we could on our own.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • 10+ years broad and deep experience in several functions, to include recent field experience, cross-functional management experience and operations leadership.

  • Strong strategic thinking and experienced in developing and implementing strategies, operating models and practices.

  • A passion for innovation, new ways of delivering aid, collaboration with partners within and outside the humanitarian sector and a commitment to learning and quality in service delivery.

  • Experience leading successful, high-impact mission-driven initiatives with progressively increasing responsibilities.

  • Experience with innovation approaches including human-centred design, lean experimentation, and designing for scale.

  • Ability to perform business planning including setting organizational goals and overseeing competitive analysis.

  • Strength in building effective work relationships with both local and dispersed colleagues.

  • Expert influencing skills and gets things done.

  • Ability to simplify the work.

  • Ability to assess needs; gathering and synthesizing relevant information from a variety of sources.

  • MBA preferred.

  • English language skills required.


  • Experience across both the private sector and social sector strongly preferred. Expertise in global development, humanitarian relief, and/or social entrepreneurship a big plus.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; World Vision International NGO Partnership Leader – Ministry Integration Global Jobs

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