Program Officer

World Vision

Qualifications & Preferred Skills


  • Experience in large scale humanitarian emergencies
  • Experience in grants acquisition and management.
  • Experience in managing and capacity building of partners.
  • University Bachelor degree in community development work, preferably sociology, international or political studies, humanitarian law, public health, and population studies.
  • Master’s degree in above-related fields is preferred.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Computer literate with a high degree of proficiency and productivity.
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Good Research skills
  • Good Interpersonal and communication skills
  • A high level of diplomacy and networking skills is required
  • Self-starter who can work independently under pressure
  • Completed a recognized personal security course in the past 3 years
  • Ability to travel across the border regularly for training assessment, regular monitoring, and evaluation
  • Understanding of international standards including SPHERE, emergency management, security awareness, etc.
  • Strong capacity building and facilitation skills
  • Cross-cultural sensitivity, flexible world view, emotional maturity, and physical stamina
  • Ability to manage work life and work without supervision
  • Ability to work in and contribute to the team building environment
  • Ability to maintain performance expectations in psychologically stressful environments and physical hardship conditions with limited resources
  • Understanding of internet and email.


Work Environment

  • Travel domestically and internationally, including projects in high-risk areas of WV programming.
  • HEAT training an added advantage



How To Apply


Only short listed candidates will be contacted


Mode of Application:

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No information inquiries will be handled over the phone. Only short listed candidates will be notified for the interview. The deadline for application is 18 December 2021.


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