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Chief, Field Impact

World Vision
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Our World Vision
World Vision is a global community, working together for the one purpose – to bring about positive change in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable children.  People are inspired to work for us because they want to contribute to making a difference.  We are part of an international team, using our talent, determination and influence to invest in a better tomorrow.  With us, job satisfaction takes on a greater meaning.
Together, we are:

  • 50,000 dedicated and passionate staff and volunteers
  • 10 million committed supporters who are changing lives
  • 100 million people as a part of World Vision’s supported communities

Are you ready to be a change maker?

Your opportunity to make a difference
World Vision Australia is seeking an influential and strategic leader for the position of Chief, Field Impact to lead its field impact, humanitarian emergency affairs, grant revenue streams and Australia programs, operating within a national, regional and global context.
As part of the Executive Leadership Team, the Chief, Field Impact will work to grow impact, influence and income, ensuring that World Vision’s Australia’s work has significant impact in the lives of the world’s most vulnerable people through quality work in the field, ensuring the deployment of our field footprint for greatest impact and maximum efficiency. It also ensures that WVA is equipped to actively engage our supporters, providing a compelling ‘window to the field’ through communication and evidence of the impact of our work.

Who we're looking for
The ideal candidate will possess excellent strategic leadership skills and will demonstrate exceptional stakeholder management and communication skills, influencing and negotiating at all levels of the organisation. They will be able to motivate teams to effectively deliver on World Vision’s strategic and operational plan. They will display a high level of commercial acumen, with a deep understanding of the international aid sector, including proven experience in grant revenue streams, humanitarian responses, risk management and quality assurance, as well as other relevant program experience. With a collaborative and inclusive leadership style, they will strongly role model WVA’s values and mission.
In addition, they will possess the following:

  • Demonstrated ability to engage and influence globally across multiple stakeholders and entities within WVI and externally
  • Comprehensive understanding and experience with the bilateral and multilateral donor system, supported by evidence of effective engagement and influence
  • Strong affirmation and alignment with World Vision’s Christian identity and mission, and ability to lead from a faith perspective
  • Experience at a senior or executive level, demonstrating the ability to contribute strategically and operationally at an enterprise-wide leadership level
  • Confidence to communicate to internal and external stakeholders at the most senior levels
  • Ability to lead and thrive in environments of uncertainty and ambiguity
  • Ability to lead large scale cultural change
  • High emotional intelligence, with excellent stakeholder engagement skills
  • Experience coordinating multi-functional operations and balancing competing demands

What you need to know
This role is a permanent position operating in a full time capacity and will be based at our head office in Burwood East, Victoria.

What we can offer you

  • The opportunity to bring your expertise and experience to contribute to a cause that you are passionate about and work in the largest non-government organisation in Australia and one of the largest development organisations in the world
  • Being part of a professional and dedicated team united by their commitment to one common goal; the fight against global poverty, its causes and making a real difference in the world.
  • Competitive salary and flexible salary packaging scheme
  • Participating in comprehensive professional development programs that include on-the-job learning, e-learning, workshops, forums, leadership development and internal and international secondments

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The Listing
Area: Melbourne, VIC
Status: Full Time
Date: Not specified
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