Country Program Director, World Vision Nicaragua

World Vision


World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 34,000+ staff members in nearly 100 countries are united in helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Through our work, every 60 seconds… a family gets water… a hungry child is fed… a family receives the tools to overcome poverty.

Here’s where you come in:

As the Country Program Director for World Vision Nicaragua, you will collaborate and coordinate, in conjunction with the Cluster Director and team, all aspects of the World Vision Ministry in Nicaragua. You will focus on ensuring national relevance and impact by the implementation of programming, advocacy and sustainability and also ensuring organizational alignment to global strategy and regional priorities.

As Country Program Director you will be responsible for leading and strengthening the WV Nicaragua leadership team for appropriate and timely decision making and risk & opportunities identification and management.

Requirements include:

  • Experience working with external partners in a local context.
  • At least 5 years senior management experience.
  • Sound and proven experience fundraising with ambitious targets.
  • Sound and proven experience in programming and business.
  • At least 5 years senior management experience.
  • Experience in combining slow and fast onset programs. Ability to juggle emergency response with long-term transformational development.
  • Master’s degree in Sustainability, Marketing, Development or similar.
  • Proficiency in English and Spanish are required.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date of 20 NOV, 2021. Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org. Our vision for every child, life in all its fullness. Our prayer for every heart, the will to make it so.

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