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World Vision

World Vision


Position: AP Manager
Job Time: Full-Time
Job Type: Contract
Place of Work: Gewata - Ethiopia
Posted date: 3 weeks ago
Deadline: Submition date is over

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience the 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!

Employee Contract Type:

Local - Fixed Term Employee (Fixed Term)

Job Description:

according to organizational policies, donor regulations, and community expectations for the improvement in child wellbeing. Must develop or maintain to be a visionary leader, able to impart his/her vision to others and manage the change. Must also observe the vision, mission, and core values of World Vision and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Programming standards:

  • Assure that the AP projects are implemented in line with Technical Program standards and processes of LEAP 3.0.
  • Ensure that Sponsorship in Programming (Sip) and child protection standards are adhered to and adequately integrated into programming both at the design/redesign stage and the annual operation plan for community transformation.
  • Prepare quality and timely detailed Implementation Plan (DIP) for programs/projects of all funding streams.
  • Prepare quality and timely monthly, quarterly, bi-annual, and annual projects/programs report together with annual budget and facilitate program/project monthly funding and review financial reports.
  • Ensure that both Evaluation and Audit (Finance and Risk Based) recommendations are timely responded to, and fully implemented and progress is reported quarterly.
  • Ensure that all systems and approaches such as Horizon, LEAP, Sip, Single step, Sun6, etc., are adhered to for program effectiveness.
  • Assure that all projects meet the government of Ethiopia standards and that approvals are in place before implementation.

25% Program Execution and Financial Accountability:

  • Ensure that communities and staff are empowered to plan, implement, monitor, and evaluate the program activities for quality and sustainable development.
  • Ensure that all the APs funding streams are implemented within 90%-100% of plans. (Annual spending vs budget, Activity plan vs realized)
  • Assure that the APs activities are monitored about their ITTs and that lessons are discussed, shared, and acted on.
  • Coordinate the proper implementation of programs/projects of all funding streams as per the Detail Implementation Plan (DIP) or other planning documents.
  • Enforce stewardship and accountability by ensuring that resources are efficiently and effectively utilized within the program/project for the intended purpose and to minimize risks.
  • Ensure proper utilization of program funds as per DIP.
  • Closely monitor the ADP budget as per the allocated budget.
  • Adhere to internal control and ensure all staff comply with financial internal control.
  • Ensure that materials, supplies and equipment, and other assets are managed according to support service guidelines

20% Sponsorship in Programming (SiP):

  • Build capacity of community, frontline staff, and sponsorship staff on SiP and child protection.
  • Empower all the frontline staff (TP officers) to integrate SiP and child protection in their project planning and implementation.
  • Assure all new initiatives are implemented to strengthen sponsors’ communication to attract new and maintain existing sponsors.
  • Ensure all the key performance indicators (KPI) are kept at green for at least 11 months per year as per the required standard.
  • Assure that AP staff and volunteers work to strengthen engagement and empowerment of children, families, and the community in the sponsorship business process for effective and efficient results.

15 %Transformational Development:

  • Assure the AP facilitates a transformed/biblical worldview and translates it into a community mindset for sustainably improving child wellbeing.
  • Assure the APs actions empower the community to change the mindset towards development.
  • Assure the APs actions build awareness, and action on issues concerning child protection including violence, neglect, abuse and violence.
  • Assure the APs actions empower the community to identify, plan and implement actions to improve the well-being of children.

10 % Sustainability:

  • Facilitate integration of transition plans and disaster preparedness plans into design/redesign and annual plan document and ensure implementation for sustainable development.
  • Assure the AP develops and works to strengthen local institutions (CBOs, CCCs, FBFs, and Commercial Village, etc).
  • Monitor the performance of the ADP about the community empowerment approach.

10% Working in partnership with others:

  • Facilitate networking relationships and participation with wide stakeholders such as government, faith-based organization leaders, church, CCCs, CBOs, and other key partners at local level.
  • Enhancing Vision Fund Ethiopia (VFE) integration for profitable agriculture and enterprise development.

10% Team performance:

  • Facilitate team building motivate and maintain strong relationships, be passionate for the poor, make an impact, and bear witness to God’s Kingdom.
  • Roll out TEECAP strategy to partners including the communities, government, NGOs, FBOs, CBOs and others.
  • Provide spiritual support to staff and reinforce the Core Values to enable understanding of WV operations and culture.
  • Coordinate and facilitate performance management and ensure there is a performance culture among the ADP staff.
  • Provide technical support in capacity building of frontline staff in the development of key programming areas specifically in new technical approaches and programs and other areas for program effectiveness.


Required Professional Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience with regards to the designing, planning, implementation, supervising and reporting on integrated development, emergency and advocacy projects and at least 2 years’ experience in managing complex grants and programs/projects with significant experience in overseeing large multi-year programs.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • BA/BSc Degree in Development Studies. An advanced degree in Social Sciences related to development work is preferred. Master’s degree is an advantage.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Working experience in community development.
  • Computer skills.
  • Demonstrated supervision ability.
  • Able to contextualize development models innovatively.
  • Be rooted and able to form a connection to the community – and must demonstrate a passion for living and working in the ADP area.
  • Be empowerment-focused as opposed to service delivery.
  • Able to engage religious leaders of all faiths by mobilizing them to promote holistic development.
  • Experience in working with donor funds, sponsorship operations and grant funding.
  • Working knowledge of disaster management, emergency preparedness, monitoring and evaluation, and sphere standards are added advantages.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with all levels of staff and other stakeholders.

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only