Apply: World Vision Senior Food and Cash Resources Officer

World Vision

Deadline: Not Specified

Location: Bambari, Central African Republic

World Vision is seeking to fill the position of Senior Food and Cash Resources Officer.

World Vision is a global Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation focused on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the fullness of life.


  • Provide leadership and management oversight to the food and cash programme in accordance with agreed operational plan, budget and objectives outlined in the proposal
  • Provide effective leadership to all project staff and consolidate a working culture, based upon results-based management principles that consistently achieves and/or surpasses established targets and standards
  • Demonstrate World Vision’s core values, vision, mission and transformational development/programme integrated ministry model by all staff in the assigned area
  • Build a team of highly committed and competent staff, ensuring cooperation and coordination among relevant staff within the programme.
  • Mentor, coach and provide opportunities for the professional growth of project officers/managers and all other staff that directly report to this position
  • Ensure that staff understand and follow the WV Safeguarding policy and awareness raising on child protection, response and incident reporting is occurring
  • Responsible for monitoring all projects implemented in the sub-office, ensuring programme technical standards and quality of results, in accordance with WV ministry standards and donor regulations
  • Increase the visibility of WV in the sub-office
  • Strengthen the positioning of WV, as a benchmark organisation in province level (authorities) for WV’s activities
  • Ensure effective planning of actions and their implementation in the sub-office
  • Ensure staff capacity building on WV policies and strategy and their implementation
  • Conduct and ensure the smooth running of staff’s performance evaluations in the sub-office
  • Ensure a good flow of information of the sub-office with the national office and other sub-offices
  • Ensure that the experiences acquired in project management are documented and disseminated
  • Put in place a map of the needs of rights holders in the intervention area of the sub-office
  • Share the information to support the development of projects to be submitted to donors
  • Support resource mobilisation and manage growth of resources
  • Manage the staff under your supervision and ensure that their training needs are identified, analysed and taken into account in the training plan for the sub-office
  • Ensure the effective and efficient management of the administrative, logistics and financial affairs of the sub-office
  • Ensure the security of the staff in the sub office and in the field area of intervention
  • Liaise and coordinate closely with the security officer and INSO in the field to keep security information updated for the safety of the team
  • Report directly all security incidents


  • Bachelor’s degree in Project Management, Social Science, Agriculture or other relevant field, master’s degree an added advantage
  • Strong knowledge of cash/food/voucher programming and good working experience with UN WFP, USAID, BHA, UNICEF and FAO
  • Five years, minimum, of experience in humanitarian or development work, preferably in developing and fragile contexts and at least two of those years in a management/supervisory role
  • Excellent written and verbal in French and knowledge in English
  • Programme cross-functional proposal team with the right staff and right time to meet deadlines
  • Proven experience in networking with donors and partners to bring about funding opportunities
  • Persuasive presentation skills, face-to-face and in public settings
  • Demonstrated well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills
  • Ability to influence others who are not necessarily part of their team
  • Culturally sensitive in professional and personal life
  • Team player, ability to mobilise and work as part of a diverse team to achieve the overall goal

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