World Vision Regional Operations Director Jobs 2021 – Kenya NGO Jobs

World Vision Regional Operations Director Jobs 2021 – Kenya NGO Jobs. World Vision Kenya looking for “Regional Operations Director“. Applicants with a degree in Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or Economics may apply on or before December 06, 2021.

World Vision International is an evangelical Christian humanitarian aid, development, and advocacy organization. It prefers to present itself as interdenominational and also employs staff from non-evangelical Christian denominations.

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World Vision Regional Operations Director Jobs 2021

The World Vision has published a job vacancy announcement on November 16, 2021 for qualified Kenyans to fill in the vacant post of Regional Operations Director to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter World Vision
Position Regional Operations Director
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or Economics
Experience Required Minimum Two years
Application Deadline December 06, 2021


World Vision Job Vacancy 2021

Purpose Of Position: VisionFund is seeking a Regional Operations Director (“ROD”) to support and manage the execution of VisionFund’s strategy in the region. The Regional Head is responsible for ensuring the delivery of the ‘double bottom line’ of financial and social performance / impact in the region and delegates certain aspects to the Regional Operations Director who is more directly involved in supporting individual VisionFund Micro-Finance Institutions (MFIs) with achieving their financial and social impact targets.

Position in Organization:

  • Reference: 20535-18G31008
  • Location: Africa, Kenya, Nairobi Municipality
  • Job Type: Fixed term, Full-time
  • Last Date: 06-Dec-21


  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or Economics, or equivalent level of knowledge gained through work experience.


  • The key ability VisionFund is seeking is leadership. In addition to experience with microfinance and banking operations (lending, deposit taking), the successful candidate will have experience developing and nurturing a talented team, and spotting improvement opportunities and making those happen in a complex and dynamic environment. In addition, the following specific knowledge, skills and abilities are required, and may have been acquired through a combination of formal schooling, self education, prior experience or on the job training.
  • Marketing and Financial Services development experience.
  • Strong Operational Skills in microfinance ideally gained in the relevant region through managing MFIs.
  • Experience working in a multinational and multicultural environment with proven cross-cultural effectiveness. Must be cross culturally sensitive and flexible as the jobholder will work with associates from different cultural contexts and timezones. Flexibility on hours to contact people within wide time zone differences is required.
  • Extensive leadership experience, largely in a financial services, banking or microfinance environment. Experienced leader of people, committed to developing and encouraging staff. Effective coach and able to train people in VisionFund policies and procedures.
  • Given the need to control financial risk within the MFI’s, it is imperative that the jobholder will have good financial analysis, risk management and accounting skills, and strong internal control and project management skills including familiarity with internal audit processes.
  • Communication skills, problem solving, diplomacy skills, negotiation and conflict management skills are all required in this senior management role working with multiple MFIs. Excellence in communication and influencing skills in both oral and written forms, with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to balance Christian values with sound commercial practices and commitment to the core values, mission and vision of VisionFund.
  • Good organizational skills, and highly developed consulting skills, with ability to analyze, recommend solutions, mentor and direct people. Must be able to simultaneously manage multiple priorities and projects.
  • Balanced and respectful approach to groups’ differing responsibilities and priorities. Sensitive to complexity of World Vision direction, MFI board independence and shareholder requirements.
  • Must be experienced in managing effective support of accounting and loan tracking systems.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Business or Economics, or equivalent level of knowledge gained through work experience.
  • Fluency in written and spoken English and French.


  • Thorough knowledge and extensive experience in governance and compliance, microfinance and banking operations.
  • Although central treasury expertise will be provided by VisionFund Global Centre this person should have an understanding of balance sheet risk management including interest rate risk, liquidity risk and foreign exchange risk as well as bank funding processes and contracting.
  • Solid understanding of financial reporting and performance measurements and planning/forecasting.

Other Details

  • Contract Type: Full-Time
  • Selection Process: Written test and Interview
  • Salary: negotiable
  • Application Process: Online

How to Apply World Vision Regional Operations Director Jobs 2021

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

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The Closing Date: December 06, 2021.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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