Location: United States of America (Washington DC)
Closing date: 12 Mar 2008
Job Description

Job Purpose: The Program Officer will support innovative and high quality programming for a portfolio of countries in the Latin America region, including Haiti and the Dominican Republic.

The position is responsible for management of World Vision’s private funding, including programs funded through child sponsorship, foundations, corporations, and individuals. Some of the critical functions of the position include:

- Support and training for design, monitoring, and evaluation
- Proposal development for private funding
- Application of technical skills and participation in technical working groups
- Review of project reports and annual implementation plans
- Contribution to regional and national strategic planning
- Coordination of relief response
- Advanced degree or equivalent experience.
- At least 2 years of field-based, NGO experience in Latin America, with a minimum of 5 years of total international development experience.
- Deep knowledge of community-based design, monitoring and evaluation.
- Strong communication skills, together with the ability to build strong working relationships cross-culturally.
- Ability to provide training and leadership in DME and technical areas.
- Fluency in Spanish required, knowledge of French and/or Haitian Creole a major plus. - International travel up to 30%.
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Job number 1664