Employment Opportunity in Agriculture Development

World Vision is seeking a Agriculture and Food Security Technical Specialist.

This is your opportunity to use your special talents to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world's most vulnerable children in the most challenging humanitarian context today.

You can do this by joining World Vision (WV)–a global network of people committed to enhance the well-being and protection of children everywhere by empowering them, their families and communities to overcome the challenges of poverty and injustice.

The Agriculture and Food Security Technical Specialist will help manage and provide technical support to the work of the Agriculture and Food Security (A&FS) sector within the Resilience and Livelihoods (R&L) Team at the WV Partnership level as well as to regional and national offices as needed. This will contribute to improved and sustained household economic well-being, including the well-being of children in those households, by strengthening the effectiveness of work by practitioners in the A&FS sector. This position helps the R&L team run smoothly by writing, researching and contributing to technical support and communications needs and being the go-to person for anyone interested in learning what is going on in the A&FS sector. This position also helps design and execute special projects or conducts research related to A&FS in collaboration with the knowledge management sector. It also contributes to the process of strategy and programming development at the global, regional and national office levels by engaging with the various offices as needed, working in collaboration with the director to guide and influence decisions in line with WV Partnership priorities and values, to help ensure that the GAM (Grant Acquisition Management) process receives the technical support and input that it needs for WV to be competitive and to facilitate ongoing external partnerships as needed. Finally, support participation of WV in selected external partnerships where requested, which may include participation in external meetings on behalf of WV.

We are looking for a visionary leader who can combine strong business disciplines with inspirational spiritual leadership skills in line with our Christian values and ethos. You will have a passionate desire to help others, especially children.

Those interested in this position should Apply Online.