Dec 06, 2018

It Takes A World Campaign Manager

  • World Vision Swaziland
Full time Health Care Information Technology

Job Description

Location: [Africa] [Swaziland]
Town/City: Hhohho
Category: Advocacy
Job Type: Fixed term, Full-time

Purpose of the position:

The Campaign Manager will be responsible for overseeing the implementation of the Partnership-wide advocacy campaign to end violence against children (VAC) also known as “It Takes Eswatini to end sexual violence against children”. The role will also be responsible for providing overall technical programming guidance in child protection advocacy and ensuring the mainstreaming of child protection across all Technical Programmes.

Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop and lead operationalization of campaign strategy and plan, based on project design, updating them as needed.
  • Ensure campaign implementation stays within National Office Strategy, policy and budget.
  • Ensure campaign implementation relies on integrated sector approach as per its ‘whole of World Vision’ principle, supporting its integration into relevant Technical Approaches (TAs), Technical Programmes (TPs) and Area Programmes (APs).
  • Monitor progress against project targets on a monthly basis; identify risks for effective project implementation.
  • Submit reports/updates, including financial, to Advocacy and Justice for children.
  • Ensure annual procurement plan is developed for project; ensure project processes such as procurement and contracts are initiated with sufficient time to be ready for implementation deadlines; monitor progress of these processes and follow-up to ensure they are completed on time.
  • Identify and with violence against children stakeholders (policy makers, civil society organizations, international agencies, media houses).
  • Develop external engagement and visibility plan and opportunities calendar.
  • Prepare, participate and engage external parties (consultants included) in preparation of briefings, including policy analyses, for specific audiences.
  • Lead and participate in formation/work of civil society coalitions and forums dedicated to ending violence against children.
  • Lead and participate in interactions with communities, Government Ministries, Parliament representatives on policies, legislation, systems. structures, attitudes and behaviors key to ending violence against children.
  • Leverage WVS partnership with local churches and other faith communities to innovatively catalyze efforts to end violence against children.
  • Provide support to cluster offices in building and fostering constructive relationships and communication for greater impact of campaign, with local communities, traditional and faith leaders, media, civil society organizations and government entities.
  • Serve as campaign spokesperson.
  • Develop partnering agreements between WVS and external partners.
  • Facilitate baselines and evaluations, which will be led by DME.
  • Develop and implement campaign monitoring and evaluation system in line with GC standards.
  • Participate and provide input in the development of the child wellbeing report demonstrating evidence of impact of the campaign.
  • Comply with audit requirements.
  • Compile and submit monthly monitoring reports and others as required.
  • Work with internal stakeholders to ensure that WVS’s work, as part of campaign is understood and supported by them.
  • Work with Technical teams for joint planning and coordination of ITW activities across all TPs.
  • Work with Faith and Development to implement WVS’s plan to involve Church and Faith Based Organizations in child well-being advocacy activities/initiatives
  • Work with Communications in messaging and campaigns – develop and test key advocacy messages prior to dissemination, and involve the media in sensitization, mobilization and dissemination activities
  • Work with Communications to capture and document lessons learned and best practices.
  • While this job description is intended to be an accurate reflection of the duties involved in this position, WVS reserves the right to add, remove or alter duties when necessary.
  • Participate in and lead weekly devotions.

PROFILE: Core Capabilities:

Core Capability Proficiency level


(1, 2, 3)

Examples of advanced proficiencies Indv Ldr Achieving Capabilities Achieving quality results and service 2 Example: Practicing accountability and integrity 2 Communicating information effectively 2 Thinking Capabilities Thinking clearly, deeply and broadly 2 Example: Understanding the Humanitarian industry 2 Understanding WV’s mission & operations 2 Practicing innovation & change 2 Self-managing Capabilities Demonstrating Christ-centred life and work 1 Example: Learning for growth and development 1 Maintaining work/life balance 2 Relational Capabilities Building collaborative relationships 1 Example: Practicing gender & cultural diversity 1 Influencing individuals & groups 1

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.
  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.
  • Perform other related duties as required.

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

  • University degree in a Social Science or related field (Law, Human Rights, Sociology etc).
  • Post graduate qualification an added advantage.
  • Qualification in Project Management and Communication will be considered.
  • Excellent skills in program design, proposal writing, project reporting and documentation, and monitoring and evaluation.
  • Excellent knowledge of the national child protection systems/ framework.
  • Proven networking and advocacy skills on issues related to children.
  • Highly developed technical skills, including deep familiarity with the core WV approaches in child protection and experience in building staff capacity in those models.
  • 3-5 years Field experience, including working in a technical or coordinator capacity.
  • Thorough knowledge of WV child protection policies, measures, standards and practices is required. In depth knowledge of the WV Partnership and ability to interface sensitively with people from various departments in the regional office, Global Center and Support Offices is an advantage.
  • Must be a creative individual with strong sense of priorities and organizational skills and an ability to work with diverse teams across considerable distances.
  • Strong skills and proven experience in conflict resolution, mediation, dispute resolution and community conversations, including a high level of discretion and ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive issues.
  • Must be able to negotiate effectively, particularly with donor communities and government representatives.
  • Written and oral fluency in English and SiSwati and strong interpersonal skills.
  • Proactive approach, good organisation and time management skills, and ability to prioritise and manage workload.
  • Ability to engage at a strategic level with bilateral and multilateral donors, international organizations, host government ministries and partner NGOs.
  • Strong budgetary and financial management skills.
  • High-level problem-solving and decision-making skills.
  • Self- starter and independent worker.
  • A mature Christian, able to model WV Christian ethos as well as WVS’s guiding principles and leadership behaviors and serve as a leader and example to others of incarnational living and servant leadership.

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with travel to the field
  • Travel: Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time.

Application Procedures & Deadline

All applications must be done electronically to World Vision careers website not later than 11 December 2018 at 1700 hrs. Please note that late applications will not be considered.

Refer to the following link for full job details and posting your application:

NOTE: Applicants are advised that if they do not receive any correspondence from World Vision Swaziland by Friday 31 December 2018, they should consider their applications unsuccessful.

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