Senior Advisor – Operations

  • Full-time
  • Remote
  • TBD USD / Year

World Vision

World Vision International

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US State or Country) where WVI is registered to operate. Preferred: Latin America Region.

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

As Senior Advisor – Operations, you will take a leadership role in expanding the food assistance portfolio by providing strategic guidance on how food and cash-based transfers can be used as a resource for responding to multi-sectoral needs facing the vulnerable communities resulting from a rise in food insecurity, malnutrition and livelihoods deficits across the region(s). With growing conflicts across the globe, the need for food and cash-based transfer assistance to save lives, serve as safety nets, address nutrition deficiencies and protect livelihoods continues to rise. You will play a primary role in providing advisory and operational technical guidance to World Vision Field Offices (FOs) in donor engagement and prepositioning, program design implementation and monitoring of food and cash-based transfer assistance and other multi-sector disaster management programs in emergency and recovery contexts.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in the field of Business, Business Administration, International Relations, Economics or equivalent and 15 years experience in humanitarian work (ten of which must be in food and cash-based transfer assistance project management) as a manager or director in a country office.
  • Experience with both relief and development settings.
  • Experience implementing and engaging with the major food and cash-based transfer (WFP, USAID/BHA, USDA, ECHO, etc.) and other UN donors (UNICEF, UNHCR, OCHA, FAO and UNDP) and regulations.
  • Experience in leading and directly supporting the design, implementation and monitoring of large-scale food and cash-based transfer and other multi-sector disaster management programming.
  • English is required; Spanish (highly preferred) and French preferred
  • At least 50% of travel including to fragile contexts/countries.

How to apply

Is this the job for you?

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online by the closing date 19 APR 2024.

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.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

Compensation For US-based Candidates:

For positions filled in the United States, the typical salary range for this role is USD 82,894 to USD 103,617. Ranges are based on various factors including the labor market, job type, job level, internal equity, and budget. Exact salary offers will be determined by factors such as the candidate’s skills, qualifications, experience, and geographic location.


Deadline: 19 Apr 2024