World Vision Development Manager Vacancy


World Vision Vanuatu is a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. Since 1981, we have been working to transform communities through delivering programming in education, health care, water, agriculture and sustainable livelihoods. In line with the Vanuatu Government’s Priority and Action Agenda (2006), World Vision - in partnership with communities - deliver programs that are relevant, cost-efficient, effective and make a lasting difference. Community development is a key focus of World Vision Vanuatu, with 80% of our staff based in the communities where we work.

World Vision is currently recruiting for a Development Manager in the field of Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR). The Development Manager will lead a community based DRR project and will become a DRR champion providing resilience related support to the wider World Vision Vanuatu team. This position is based in Luganville, Santo with travel to Port Vila, Efate.

Only Vanuatu citizens will be considered for this position.

To request a full job description, email Alice Smith Hinge at

Applications for these positions close 4 August 2017 (4pm).

Development Manager: In line with WV Vanuatu’s For Children, For Change, For Life (4C4C4L) purpose, this position will:

The key functions of this role are to:

  • Coordinate a Disaster Risk Reduction project based in Santo with occasional travel to Port Vila.
  • Manage between 1-3 Development Facilitators during the project’s community implementation phase, ensuring delivery of quality services in the community.
  • Work in partnership with communities and stakeholders, particularly Provincial Government, to ensure that World Vision is delivering relevant quality program.

The ideal candidate should have:

a) Higher education and or qualification; b) Strong knowledge and experience in Project Management; c) Knowledge and experience working in communities; e) Excellent written and verbal communication and relational skills; f) Strong planning and organizational skills; g) experience of managing staff ideally across remote location; h) ability to develop staff capacity; i) Good computer skills, including use of email and Microsoft Office applications (Word and Excel); j) experience in disaster risk reduction and/or community resilience is preferred.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.

If you are interested in the above position, we would love to hear from you. You can email your application to Alice Smith Hinge on this address: post it to World Vision, PO Box 247, Port Vila; or drop your application at the World Vision Rue Artoi, Saralana Field.

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