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Additional Locations AT-Vienna | AT-Innsbruck
SOS Children's Villages, founded in 1949, is the world's largest non-governmental organization focused on supporting children and young people without parental care, or at risk of losing it.   Child neglect, abuse and abandonment is everywhere. Families are at risk of separation. Locally led, we work in more than 130 countries and territories to strengthen families who are under pressure so they can stay together. When this is not in a child or young person's best interests, we provide quality care according to their unique needs.   Together with partners, donors, communities, children, young people and families, we enable children to grow up with the bonds they need to develop and become their strongest selves. We speak up for each child's rights and advocate for change so all children can grow up in a supportive environment.   Location:Innsbruck or Vienna/Austria   Duration:  Part-time (50%), unlimited position    Mission   The Chief ProgrammeOfficer office manages and coordinates the General Secretariat support through the International Office Regions, monitors and supports National Associations operations and compliance with federation policies and standards.   Through regular and direct interface with International Office Regions line management (International Directors Region, Children’s Villages International Representatives and Member Support Advisors), the Chief Programme Officer’s Office is responsible for the accurate and timely flow of relevant information from and to the Chief Programme Officer.  Through interaction with the various International Office Regions, the Chief Programme Officer’soffice supports and facilitates communication and provides a cross-regional overview of operations and reports to governing bodies as well as a range of internal and external stakeholders accordingly. The Chief Programme Officer office also provides a global perspective, handles critical issues, provides support for crisis management and supports the alignment between and with regions.  The Executive Assistant role supports the Chief Programme Officer to manage administrative, financial, Human Resources Organizational Development and IT matters. In addition, you will ensure the coordination between the Chief Programme Officer and the various stakeholders within SOS Children`s Villages International in a confidential, efficient and effective manner and provide an extensive level of support, e.g. through managing operational and administrative aspects and supporting with external and internal networks, meetings and projects.  The role helps to ensure that staff based in and outside of Austria complies with relevant Human Resources duties and rights and administers and plans the budget within frame and deadlines. He/she/they support the Chief Programme Officer with preparation of key documents and presentations as needed.      Tasks & Responsibilities    - Provide general administrative support, including strengthening and supporting the interface with other departments in the Chief Programme Officer area, managing an action-packed and dynamic schedule, booking, preparing and strictly monitoring complex international travels, drafting presentations and internal communications materials, setting up calls/meetings and taking diligent notes/minutes, filing of documents, tracking and submitting expenses, etc.   - Support the Chief Programme Officer to comply with relevant HR duties and rights, including working time sheets, leave requests, assistance with D365 system, updated organigram in the IT and Sharepoint system, liaison with Human Resources Organizational Developmentwere deemed necessary.   - Work closely and effectively with the Chief Programme Officer to keep her/him/them well-informed of upcoming responsibilities to ensure organised, efficient operations, especially smooth collaboration with teams of and assistants to the President, CEO and COO, and members of the Chief Programme Officer office. Serving as a communication interface between various stakeholders   - Coordinating the Chief Programme Officer office budget including invoice processing, coordinating the respective planning and monitoring process within the Chief Programme Officer area.      Requirements     - Degree in HR, business administration or technical diploma in a relevant area.  - A minimum of 2 years of proven relevant professional experience in a relevant setting  - Advanced organising and planning skills   - Highly proficient in the use of standard software such as MS Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook  - Good budget management skills   - Strong problem-solving skills   - High level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential and sensitive information   - Ability to communicate/collaborate with a diverse range of stakeholders  - Strong English skills (written and verbal). Spanish and/or French would be desirable  - A valid Austrian working permit or eligibility to work within the EU        We offer   - A diverse range of interesting tasks in a leading INGO   - Diverse and multicultural working environment  - As a responsible employer we provide a range of training schemes and encourage educational enhancement   - 14 salaries/year   - Flexible working hours between 6:30 and 20:00  - Overtime does not get lost and can be taken as hours off   - Home-office possibility   - Possibility to work from abroad max 25% of your working time   - 25 days of paid annual leave   - Choice between Innsbruck and Vienna office  - A salary that will be commensurate with experience and qualifications      If you are interested in this position, please submit your detailed application in Englishby 12th December 2022 at https://careers-sos-kd.icims.com  
Function
Other
Region
International Office (IO)
Additional Locations KZ-Almaty​​ | MK-Skopje | EE-Tallinn | AT-Vienna
  SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility the International Office CEE/CIS/ME is looking for a committed and experienced:   Compensation & Benefits Coordinator for the region CEE/CIS/ME (f/m)   Location: Vienna/Austria, Almaty/Kazakhstan,Skopje/ Macedonia, Tallinn/ Estonia   This is a career growth position with a potential 24 - 36 month fast track to a Regional Compensation & Benefits Adviser, and the successful candidate will be the Regional Compensation Specialist following an intensive 6 month curriculum training/ development and  24-30 months application, mentoring and practical learning on the job. This also presents future opportunities as part of several projects shaping the future of the SOS international work environment.   Tasks and Responsibilities: - Support the overall roll out, implementation, maintenance and follow up of the compensation and benefits (incl. end of service benefit) system and the regional job architecture. - Support the implementation of compensation and benefits system in new countries - Support ongoing consultation and expertise to the Member Associations on compensation matters - Acquire the knowledge of Job evaluation process for newly created roles. Act as reference point for job evaluation, compensation and benefit approach, as well as strategic workforce topic in the region. - Grow to act as internal advisor on all regional projects/initiatives with a compensation & benefits. Subsequently execute on the development and implementation of the organisation’s compensation approach and guidelines. - Proactively monitoring market trends and financial aspects of our compensation, benefits and rewards programmes - Grow to eventually support countries in the region with implementation and maintenance of the compensation system; incl. job evaluation and benchmarking process - Foster exchange and knowledge sharing in the topic of compensation and benefits within the region. - Responsible for Position Management; ensuring regional alignment across all position descriptors of grade, title, classification, FT/ PT, compensation band, status, etc. - Support regional HROD Director in designing and implementation of salary structure and compensation processes on regional level. - Support compensation projects and initiatives, initially with a view to leading them subsequently. Requirements: - University degree in HR, law or related studies (Master is an added advantage) - A minimum of 3 years relevant Human Resources and benefits experience, preferably in an international and/or matrix environment - Strong numerical and analytical skills is a necessity. High proficiency with excel skills - Knowledge of job evaluation methodologies, benchmarking, salary structure design, compensation processes, experience in implementation of salary schemes  - Experience in project management - Proficiency in English. Knowledge of Russian language is an advantage - Proficiency in all Microsoft office applications - Strong communication skills and intercultural competence - Ability to work both independently and as part of a team - The ability to work in a complex challenging and sensitive environment - Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information. - Readiness to travel internationally within the region   Following assets are an advantage: - Work experience in virtual collaboration (MS teams, Zoom), intercultural team coordination, facilitation skills   We offer: - Competitive salary depending on experience/Country of employment - Exposure to training and development in the Compensation function and intensive growth in 6 months, to take on a Regional Compensation responsibilities. - A range of interesting tasks in a leading international NGO’s multicultural working environment - A committed, innovative and supportive team - Working for a meaningful cause   How to apply If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and motivation letter in English by 15th Dec 2022 at the latest  
Function
Human Resources & Organizational Development
Region
Central & Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of independent states, Middle East
Additional Locations KZ-Almaty​​ | MK-Skopje | EE-Tallinn | AT-Vienna
  SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility the International Office CEE/CIS/ME is looking for a committed and experienced:   Compensation & Benefits Advisor for the region CEE/CIS/ME (f/m)   Location: Vienna/Austria, Almaty/Kazakhstan, Tallinn/Estonia, Skopje/North Macedonia   Tasks and Responsibilities: - Develop and lead overall roll out, implementation, maintenance and follow up of the compensation and benefits (incl. end of service benefit) system and the regional job architecture. - Develop and lead the implementation of compensation and benefits system in new countries - Provide ongoing consultation and expertise to the Member Associations on compensation matters - Act as reference point for job evaluation, compensation and benefit approach, as well as strategic workforce topic in the region. - Act as internal advisor on all regional projects/initiatives with a compensation & benefits Execute on the development and implementation of the organisation’s compensation approach and guidelines. - Proactively monitoring market trends and financial aspects of our compensation, benefits and rewards programmes Job evaluation process for newly created roles impact - Support countries in the region with implementation and maintenance of the compensation system; incl. job evaluation and benchmarking process - Foster exchange and knowledge sharing in the topic of compensation and benefits within the region. - Responsible for Position Management; ensuring regional alignment across all position descriptors of grade, title, classification, FT/ PT, compensation band, status, etc. - Support regional HROD Director in designing and implementation of salary structure and compensation processes on regional level. - Lead other compensation projects and initiatives as required.    Requirements: - University degree in HR, law or related studies (Master is an added advantage) - A minimum of 8 years relevant compensation and benefits experience, including sound legal knowledge (contracts, payroll, termination benefits, etc.), preferably in an international and/or matrix environment - Experience with job evaluation methodologies, benchmarking, salary structure design, compensation processes, experience in implementation of salary schemes - Experience in project management - Strong numerical and analytical skills is a necessity. - Proficiency in English. Knowledge of Russian language is an advantage - Proficiency in all Microsoft office applications - Strong communication skills and intercultural competence - Ability to work both independently and as part of a team - The ability to work in a complex challenging and sensitive environment - Ability to handle confidential and sensitive information. - Readiness to travel internationally within the region     Following assets are an advantage: - Work experience in virtual collaboration (MS teams, Zoom), intercultural team coordination, facilitation skills  We offer: - Competitive salary depending on experience/Country of employment - Working for a meaningful cause - A range of interesting tasks in a leading international NGO’s multicultural working environment - Opportunities for learning and development - A committed and innovative team How to apply If you are interested in this position, please send your CV and motivation letter in English by 15th Dec 2022at the latest
Function
Human Resources & Organizational Development
Region
Central & Eastern Europe, Commonwealth of independent states, Middle East
Additional Locations AT-Vienna | AT-Innsbruck
SOS Children's Villages, founded in 1949 by Hermann Gmeiner, is the world's largest non-governmental organization focused on supporting children and young people without parental care, or at risk of losing it.   Child neglect, abuse and abandonment is everywhere. Families are at risk of separation. Locally led, we work in more than 130 countries and territories to strengthen families who are under pressure so they can stay together. When this is not in a child or young person's best interests, we provide quality care according to their unique needs.   Together with partners, donors, communities, children, young people and families, we enable children to grow up with the bonds they need to develop and become their strongest selves. We speak up for each child's rights and advocate for change so all children can grow up in a supportive environment.       Tasks & Responsibilities  - Monitor issues and crises, including potential crises. - Prepare written materials for crisis communication, including crisis communication alerts, FAQ sheets, statements, communication toolkits - Maintain the crisis communication database and crisis communication workspace - Contribute to the development of crisis communication training materials - Support the crisis communications team with other duties as assigned (organising regional meetings and expert networks, preparing presentations and reports) - Contribute to capacity building efforts such as development of crisis communication training materials and user guides. - Support in the development and implementation of the crisis communication strategy.     Requirements - Degree in communications, public relations or a related discipline - You are motivated & responsible, a natural self-starter - You have excellent writing, research, and communication skills, in addition to general office administrative skills, and can work quickly and efficiently. - You are proficient with PowerPoint, Excel, and Word - You have a strong work ethic and a high level of professionalism. - You have attention to detail and a commitment to delivering clear and precise work - You have some bonus tools in your back pocket, such as knowledge of media & politics, brand and reputation management. These are not required, but certainly a plus. - Strong English skills (written and verbal). - Applicants must hold a valid Austrian working permit or be eligible to work within the EU     We offer - International working environment with a social and thriving team culture - Insight into the functioning of an international working NGO - SOS Children´s Villages International believes that interns undertake a valuable role in our organisation. We offer a fixed gross salary of €1.150 per month on a full-time basis. - Learn how crisis and strategic communication decisions and actions are made within a global non-profit environment - Have the support and network of strong, global communication team     If you are interested in this position, please submit your detailed application in Englishby 7th December 2022 at https://careers-sos-kd.icims.com  
Function
Communications & Brand
Region
International Office (IO)
Additional Locations LR
SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organization for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organization, we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We work in 136 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. SOS Children's Villages has been operating in Liberia since 1981 and has as core programs: Innovate alternative childcare, strengthen families and advocacy & partnership for quality care. The office is administratively dependent on the West, Central and North Africa Region (WCNA) International Office branch based in Lomé (Togo). To support us with this important responsibility we are now looking for a committed:   National Director (F/M) Location: Monrovia, Liberia         Mission: Under the direct supervision of the SOS Children's Villages International Representative, the Country Director (M/F) leads the activities of the organization as the executive authority. He/she develops the program and ensures that quality services are provided to children, youth, families and communities in accordance with the vision, mission and values of the organization. The National Director (M/F) seeks the financial autonomy of the organization through fundraising and the development of institutional partnerships. He/she will ensure the implementation of, and compliance with, the human resources manual and internal regulations; financial management, including the establishment of an internal control system; and budget development and monitoring. Tasks and Responsibilities: - Strategic and Annual Planning: - Coordinate the preparation and conduct of the planning workshop - Ensure that revisions to the annual plan are made quarterly and that annual reports are developed and annual statistics collected   - Human Resources and Organizational Development: - Ensure that all human resource management decisions are consistent with local laws - Ensure that the standards of the Human Resources Manual and the internal regulations are implemented - Build an effective National Management team by providing guidance and support to its members in a diverse manner - Supervise the National Headquarters and Children's Village Managers - Establish an effective performance management system including human resource development - Contribute to the local anchoring of the National Association   - Financial management: - Establish a system of budget preparation and monitoring, and internal control - Ensure the preparation of financial reports and the implementation of recommendations from financial supervision and external audit   - Program Development: - Ensure the implementation of the organization's child care policies and the existence of a program monitoring and evaluation mechanism - Organize useful exchanges of experience between programs - Implement advocacy projects in the country through partnerships with like-minded NGOs, and maintain relationships with the media for advocacy work   - International Sponsorship: - Establish a system for monitoring the implementation of the international sponsorship manual   - Government Relations: - Establish good relations with public authorities and prepare for the signing of agreements with the government in synergy with the International Office Region - Sensitize the government on the role of the organization for the benefit of children, and seek recognition and support for the work for children   - Communication, Public Relations and Fundraising: - Coordinate the development and implementation of a strategic and operational communications, public relations and public and private fundraising plan to achieve financial self-sufficiency for the National Association   - Brand Development: - Ensure the implementation of international brand recommendations   - Information and Communication Technology (ICT): - Ensure the implementation of international and regional ICT standards and recommendations - Ensure proper use and protection of electronic assets (infrastructure, software and data)    - Construction: - Collaborate with the WCNA International Office in the preparation of construction and renovation projects - Participate in the reception of infrastructures and ensure their equipment.   - Child Safeguarding and PHEAS (prevention of sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse):   - Participate in child protection and PHEAS (prevention of harassment, exploitation and sexual abuse) trainings, including online trainings developed by SOS Children's Villages, and implement the training outcomes - Ensure that SOS Children's Villages activities in Liberia are conducted in accordance with the SOS Children's Villages child protection and PHEAS (prevention of harassment, exploitation and sexual abuse) standards Requirements: Qualifications - Master's degree in management, business administration, project management, or economics. - At least 8 years of experience as a senior manager in a large organization, preferably an international NGO. - Experience in one or more of the following operational areas: management, human resources management, finance, marketing, social services, education management, community development. - At least five (5) years experience in a similar position in an international organization is a strong asset. - Fluency in - Good knowledge of MS Office software (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.). - Solid experience or training in child protection. - Willingness to travel within and outside the country. Skills - Innovation, creativity, flexibility and initiative. - Proactivity and ability to adapt to change - Strong planning, organizational, problem solving and decision making skills. - Communication and negotiation skills. - Time management skills. - Conflict and emergency management skills. - Ability to advice and coach. - Proven ability to set clear strategic direction, motivate employees and create opportunities for their development. - Experience managing humanitarian and post-conflict programs in areas affected by conflict and insecurity - Strong knowledge of security protocols and ability to work appropriately in an insecure environment - Strong management skills, with a good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues - Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a sensitive environment. - Knowledge of the Liberia working environment is a plus - Honesty and ethics.  We offer - Diverse, creative and challenging opportunities in an international working environment - Possibility to make significant, positive contribution - Competitive compensation package and excellent development opportunities - In accordance with the organisation’s child protection policy, all employment is subject to applicable background checks, including criminal record checks   What We Stand For: ** SOS Children’s Villages is committed to creating and maintaining a caring and protective environment, which promotes its core values, and prevents and addresses child abuse and exploitation. We strongly condemn all forms of child abuse and exploitation, be it within or outside of our organization, and always respond to any case of proven, alleged or attempted abuse within our sphere of influence according to its nature. Efforts ensure that mechanisms are in place to raise awareness, aid prevention, encourage reporting and ease response. They range from human resource development actions such as training and counselling to measures such as suspension, dismissal, and legal action   SOS Children’s Villages is committed to creating and maintaining a safe working environment for our staff, the children and young people and the communities that we work for. The organization prohibits harassment, exploitation and abuses by or of any employee, supervisor, manager, child, young people, community, contractor, applicant, or other individual with whom SOS Children’s Villages employees come into contact by virtue of their work. All employees are expected to carry out their duties in accordance with our prevention and protection against Sexual Harassment, Exploitation and Abuse policy. In addition, SOS Children’s Villages apply a zero tolerance concerning any fraud situation. The organization does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.   If you are interested by this position, please send your application with your Resume, your Cover Letter including 3 professional referees, the copy for your diplomas and your criminal records by December 11th, 2022 at the latest.  Only successful candidates will be contacted. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
Region
West, Central & North Africa
Additional Locations AT-Vienna | AT-Innsbruck | SN-Dakar | ET-Addis Ababa | IN-Faridabad | EE-Tallinn | MK-Skopje | BO-La Paz | CR-San José | JO-Amman | ...
SOS Children's Villages, founded in 1949 by Hermann Gmeiner, is the world's largest non-governmental organization focused on supporting children and young people without parental care, or at risk of losing it.   Child neglect, abuse and abandonment is everywhere. Families are at risk of separation. Locally led, we work in more than 130 countries and territories to strengthen families who are under pressure so they can stay together. When this is not in a child or young person's best interests, we provide quality care according to their unique needs.   Together with partners, donors, communities, children, young people and families, we enable children to grow up with the bonds they need to develop and become their strongest selves. We speak up for each child's rights and advocate for change so all children can grow up in a supportive environment.   Location:Innsbruck or Vienna/Austriaand Dakar (Senegal), Addis Ababa (Ethiopia), Faridabad (India), Tallin (Estonia), Skopje (North Mazedonia),  La Paz (Bolivia), San José (Puerto Rico), Amman (Jordan), Casablanca (Marocco).    Duration: Ulimited, Full-time    Mission   Internal Audit (IA) is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the federation’s operations. It helps the federation to accomplish its objectives by bringing a systematic, disciplined approach to evaluate and improve the effectiveness of risk management, controls and governance processes. Internal Audit as the third line (of defense) directly reports to the Senate (Finance and Accounting Comitee).       Internal Audit is one of the important activities of SOS Children’s Villages International safeguarding activities for the entire Federation.      Internal Audit is an independent function within SOS Children’s Villages International, it is located in the General Secretariat (GSC) and comprises the International Director Internal Audit and a number of Internal Auditors, who are located in the International Office and the International Offices Region and who report to the International Director Internal Audit.      Given the existing and even increasing risks arising from IT systems, tools, software and users in Federation and the potential vulnerability of SOS Children’s Villages International IT systems to external attacks, the Internal Audit function is in search of a knowledgeable IT Auditor, being in charge of auditing a high inherent risk for the entire SOS Federation.       The IT-Auditor will be in charge to perform IT Audits on a worldwide basis and directly report to the International DirectorInternal Audi. The IT-Auditor will also have close contact with the Cybersecurity Governance and Steering Team of SOS Children’s Villages International (CGS). This position will require a skillset of both: internal audit methodology and knowledge in IT systems, processes and controls (with focus on information security and compliance).      Tasks & Responsibilities    - Independent planning and conducting of IT-Audits (IT-systems, IT-controls, IT-supported business processes, IT-organization and IT-infrastructure) centrally and in legally independent membership organizations (more than 130 countries) with focus on compliance and security. In additionparticipation in planned internal cross-functional audits on a worldwide basis.  - Conducting final meetings with auditees and compilation of audit reports.  - Analysis and evaluation of risks and identification of actionable remediation measures in cooperation with the ICT department of General Secretariat.  - Handover of recommendations to Cybersecurity Governance and Steering Team of SOS Children’s Villages International (CGS) for monitoring of implementation.   - Conducting follow-up audits to assess the quality and timeliness of remediation of actions agreed with auditees.   - Setting up annual audit plan for IT audits and presenting the plan to supervisory bodies.  - In-house consultingby giving expert advise and IT-project accompanying audits.     Requirements   Essential:    - Bachelor degree in IT, business administration, engineering or similar field of expertise - Strong background on GDPR  - A minimum of 5-7 years of experience in internal audits and IT audits  - Expertise in IT-systems, processes and controls   - Strong analytical thinking and diplomatic skills   - Good report writing skills  - Openness to travel up to 50% of working time    Desirable   - Interest in actual and future trends in IT   - Ideally certification as CISA, CISM, CISSP or CIA  - Strong stakeholder management and convincing skills  - Intercultural competencies   - Strong English skills (written and verbal). German,Spanish and/or French would be desirable  - Citizenship or a valid working permit for the country you are applying for     We offer - A diverse range of interesting tasks in a leading INGO multicultural working environment - As a responsible employer we provide a range of training schemes and encourage educational enhancement - A salary that will be commensurate with experience and qualifications   If you are interested in this position, please submit your detailed application in Englishby 6th January 2023 at https://careers-sos-kd.icims.com  
Function
Internal Audit
Region
International Office (IO)
Additional Locations KE-Nairobi
Position title: Web Developer Coordinator Working location: Nairobi Direct Supervisor: Regional Digital Fundraising Advisor Coordinates internally with: Dignify Developers at IO, Digital Fundraising Advisors at IOR, Dignify Product Advisors (PA) at IO, ICT Team – IOR, National ICT Advisors, Member Association End Users Coordinate externally with: ICT staff of marketing agencies, ICT solution providers, like payment providers Region: Eastern and Southern Africa (ESAF)   About SOS Children’s Villages International Established in 1949, SOS Children's Villages International (CVI) is a dynamic, international social development organization working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children without parental care and those who are at the risk of losing it. The Eastern and Southern Africa (ESAF) region of SOS CV International is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It also has a branch office in Nairobi. It has member associations (MA’s) in Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia/Somaliland, Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Eswatini, Botswana, Namibia, Mauritius, Angola and Madagascar. We are searching for a vibrant, thorough, energetic candidate experienced in web development to join our organization as a Web Developer Coordinator. The successful candidate will support in ESAF region countries in maintaining and developing new processes for fundraising oriented websites for the fundraising area, in accordance with organizational policies and benchmarks, with the purpose of generating increased fundraising.   Mission of the position: The position will be based in either Nairobi, but you will have extensive travel in the region and beyond as you work with a global team to build capacity for digital fundraising. A supportive Fund Development network and digital fundraising team in the region, the International Office and a Software Developer in the International Office will be at your disposal for Technical Support and experience sharing. In addition, both regional and country based colleagues will provide required content, context and other input to enable you excel in your role. The position will report to the Regional Digital Fundraising Advisor - ESAF While all other competitive benefit packages remain constant, we also offer you one of the challenging tasks that would help you maximize your potential and make a real difference in the lives of Children and young people across Africa.The position will be offered for an initial one-year, renewable.   Key performance areas and main responsibilities: Responsibility for Procedures and Process - The developer is responsible for forms, synchronizations to payment providers and 3rd party systems. - Develop & implement technical features on the Member Associations website as per the approved digital fundraising plans. - Promote the use of new technologies/tools - Complete functional understanding of the product - Adhere to global ALM and software manufacturing processes - Adhere to technical implementation standards  Priority Tasks and Responsibilities - Implements requirements of the National Associations regarding DIGIFY in the area of web forms, synchronization to CRM systems and integration of external payment providers and technical integration of Google Analytics - Maintains and customizes fundraising oriented websites - Maintains updated project documentation regarding information and communication technology issues - Coordinates with the Digital Fundraising Advisor (in his BA role) the development of new processes - Review and evaluate (assess maturity, estimations) requirements handed in by the Digital Fundraising Advisor in his BA role - Supports the implementation processes of the DIGIFY platform in National Associations - Ensures the correct functioning of the different interfaces with which the DIGIFY platform is related - Performs maintenance of existing processes and tools - Perform other duties and tasks, consistent with the skills and expertise, as required in non-routine circumstances. Child Safeguarding - The Web Developer shall ensure that the Child Safeguarding/Child Protection Policy is mainstreamed in his/her activities in the implementation of Web developer objectives in the Organization; Requirements - A bachelor’s degree in web development, information technology, computer science, or a similar field - 5-7 years’ experience with Microsoft Visual Studio and Microsoft SQL Server - Excellent knowledge of object oriented programming OOP - Excellent knowledge of .NET and C#, and Web Services, REST API - Excellent Knowledge in CSS, HTML, JavaScript - Basic understanding of MVC patterns and object-relational mapping - Microsoft certification in .NET and web applications - Kentico CMS skills - Fluent in English - Willingness to work in cross-continental teams Organizational Competencies - Commitment - Responsibility - Confidence - Boldness Area Competencies - Customer Orientation - Achievement orientation Job Competencies - Analytical Thinking - Teamwork - Concern for Order, Quality and Accuracy - Communication Skills - Ability to solve problems   We offer The opportunity to work in one of the largest International Non-Profit Organisations in Social development, Humanitarian action Child and Youth Care, in a position with a varied scope of tasks and responsibilities directly impacting on the development of the organisation in achieving its strategic goals To contribute to our meaningful mission: “We build families for children in need, we help them shape their own futures and we share in the development of their communities   How to Apply If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, please send us a cover letter, your detailed curriculum vitae (CV) -including at least three traceable referees- and photocopies of academic certificates as ONE document. Applications should be submitted electronically through Icims. Applications open on23rd November,2022and will close on07th December,2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is found. Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible. Applications that do not have a cover letter, CV or certificates attached will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Function
Fund Development
Region
Eastern & Southern Africa
Additional Locations KE-Nairobi
VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT Regional Institutional Partnership Development(IPD)Coordinator (Job Ref: IPD Coord./ SOS/2022 Position title: Regional IPD Coordinator Working location: Nairobi Direct Supervisor: Institutional Partnership Development Advisor Region: Eastern and Southern Africa (ESAF)   Established in 1949, SOS Children's Villages International (CVI) is a dynamic, international social development organization working globally to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children without parental care and those who are at the risk of losing it. The Eastern and Southern Africa (ESAF) region of SOS CV International is headquartered in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. It also has a branch office in Nairobi. It has member associations (MA’s) in Nigeria, Ghana, Ethiopia, Sudan, South Sudan, Somalia/Somaliland, Djibouti, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, South Africa, Lesotho, Eswatini, Botswana, Namibia, Mauritius, Angola and Madagascar. We are searching for a vibrant, thorough, energetic candidate experienced in working with grant management systems, scoping for institutional donor funding opportunities and funding pipeline management to join our organization as a Regional Institutional Partnership Development Coordinator. The successful candidate will support in maintaining our grants management system to ensure data quality; analyze, synthesize and report on performance on a monthly quarterly basis; scope for funding opportunities and manage a funding pipeline for the region ESAF By joining us, you will enjoy competitive remuneration; work with a diverse and motivated team and enjoy a conducive work environment. You will have extensive travel in the region and beyond as you work with a global team to drive growth of income and diversify public grant portfolio in the region through grant acquisition and management. You will play a critical role in building the capacity of the ESAF regional office and cluster countries in grant acquisition and effective grant management. The position will be offered for an initial one-year, renewable.   Mission of the position: The Institutional Partnership Coordinator will manage our grant management system, scope for funding opportunities and manage our pipeline in order to significantly diversify and increase the financial resources available to scale our impact   Key performance areas and main responsibilities: Research and Fund Analysis - Monitor funding trends and advise on priorities based on available data; - Scope for funding opportunities from various online sources and provide information to MA’s. Track published opportunities; - Analyze calls for proposal and advise relevant MAs to apply to the opportunities; - Carry out desk-based market data collection and analysis and share with relevant colleagues and partners, - Maintain a funding pipeline for anticipated calls for proposals, ongoing applications and submitted applications Grant Management and Monitoring - Regularly monitor and oversee the data quality in ProDIGI (grant management system), and liaise directly with the MAs to update the records; - Lead the training of new Regional and MA IPD colleagues on ProDIGI; - Where necessary, support NAs to create a new ProDIGI records and update existing records to ensure all records are up-to-date; - Lead data cleaning tasks for Grants-related projects in ProDIGI as assigned from the International Office; - Represent ESAF IPD by attending monthly ProDIGI Key Users meetings; - Inform IOR IPD colleagues and MAs on the latest updates and changes in ProDIGI; - Coordinate the approvals of MOUs and Partnership Agreements, contract amendments and variations addendums, etc. Correspondence and Reporting - Communicate to MAs on fundraising investments available as required and monitor their expenditure; - Prepare timely reports on Strategic Federation Project (SFP6) actions for International Office; - Prepare timely reports on Co-Funding Mechanism for International Office; - Analyze, synthesize and report on ESAF IPD performance on a quarterly basis; Partnership and Networking - Organize, coordinate and lead the annual Regional IPD Network Meeting and draft the meeting report; - Undertake partner and competitor research, summarize partnering options, assist in the development of pre-bid agreements. - Support the coordination of Regional partnership meetings - Scope and share networking opportunities such as relevant thematic events, donor meetings and stakeholder forums that SOS can participate in Requirements - We are looking for a candidate with a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in grant management systems, scoping for funding opportunities and management of funding pipelines - A Degree in from a recognized University - Ability to work under pressure with minimal supervision to meet tight deadlines - A good team player, innovative and creative, demonstrating high professional standards - Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment We offer The opportunity to work in one of the largest International Non-Profit Organisations in Social development, Humanitarian action Child and Youth Care, in a position with a varied scope of tasks and responsibilities directly impacting on the development of the organisation in achieving its strategic goals To contribute to our meaningful mission: “We build families for children in need, we help them shape their own futures and we share in the development of their communities   How to Apply If you believe you are the right candidate for the above position, please send us a cover letter, your detailed curriculum vitae (CV) -including at least three traceable referees- and photocopies of academic certificates as ONE document. Applications should be submitted electronically through Icims. Applications open on 20th September,2022 and will close on 04th October,2022. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until a suitable candidate is found. Candidates are encouraged to submit their applications as soon as possible.   Applications that do not have a cover letter, CV or certificates attached will be disqualified. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Function
Fund Development
Region
Eastern & Southern Africa
Additional Locations AT-Vienna | AT-Innsbruck
SOS Children's Villages, founded in 1949 by Hermann Gmeiner, is the world's largest non-governmental organization focused on supporting children and young people without parental care, or at risk of losing it.   Child neglect, abuse and abandonment is everywhere. Families are at risk of separation. Locally led, we work in more than 130 countries and territories to strengthen families who are under pressure so they can stay together. When this is not in a child or young person's best interests, we provide quality care according to their unique needs.   Together with partners, donors, communities, children, young people and families, we enable children to grow up with the bonds they need to develop and become their strongest selves. We speak up for each child's rights and advocate for change so all children can grow up in a supportive environment.   Location:Innsbruck or Vienna/Austria     Mission   The General Counsel Office succeeds the former Integrity, Compliance and Legal Department, with a specific focus on providing general legal advice on a range of complex legal and governance issues and requirements as they impact the federation’s ability to operate in compliance with its statues, Rules of Procedures and as they pertain to local and/or international laws.     While the General Counsel reports directly to the CEO as part of the Executive Board, it acts as the legal voice of the organisation and as required, the scope of its services is expanding to the federation leadership and its various boards and Member Associations.     The General Counsel is leading and is supported by a team of legal experts. S/he oversees and manages the provisions of all legal services within the organisation to ensure maximum protection of its legal rights and to maintain its operations within the limits of described applicable local/international laws.      This includes as necessary the further development of the organizations Statutes, Policies and Guidelines according to defined specifications in close coordination and partnership with third parties, including but not limited to business partners, external lawyers, external auditors and government bodies. The incumbent ensures a sector relevant governance structure for the organisation to minimize risk and liability for the organisation while optimizing the relevant legal processes in support of key business objectives.   As the acting legal representative of the organisation, the incumbent provides strategic guidance, consultation and support to the executive board and its senior leadership including as necessary to its member associations, on a comprehensive range of legal and associated issues involved in delivering on the mission of the organisation. This is to ensure that the organisation is legally compliant with respective internal policies and procedures and applicable local and international laws in direct support tothe organization’s ethical integrity and values-based conduct. In delivering on her/his role, the General Counsel carries a paramount responsibility to respect, to further develop as necessary and to uphold to the highest safeguarding standards, which the organisation has committed to in order to protect the wellbeing of children and young people in its care, staff and all those who engage in the work of the organisation.        Tasks & Responsibilities    While reporting directly to the Chief Executive Officer, the incumbent provides independent legal advice, guidance and/or counsel to the Executive Board, respective boards and senior management of SOS Children’s Villages international, and other key stakeholders of the organisation.    Within the given scope of work, the incumbent will be responsible as follows:    - Provides accurate legal counsel and guidance to the leadership and management of the organisation on a wide range of legal matters and complex strategic issues such as, but not limited to, policies, procedures, rules and regulations and local/international laws pertaining to all who potentially carry an organizations liability; this may include but is not limited to commercial contracts, inter-governmental-contracts- intellectual property, data privacy and more   - Anticipates and identifies legal issues and provides legal counsel to the organisation in order to develop legal strategies and solutions, often in situations of great political, public relations, or financial risk or significance, and with limited time for assessing alternatives   - Ensures compliant governance mechanisms are in place,are followed and further developed as necessary, in close cooperation with respective stakeholders   - Oversees the legal affairs of the organisation in line with the assigned scope and portfolio    - Asrequested and supported by a team of legal experts, responsible for legal reviews, researches, interpretation, and preparation of both written and oral opinions on a wide variety of legal issues.   - Drafts, reviews and approves policies and procedures, regulations, bylaws and other legal documents.   - Reviews contracts, leases, and other legal documents; conducts research of legal issues and recommendations on revisions as necessary   - Represents and oversees the representation of the organisation and its legal positions and interests regarding legal compliance as it pertains to the set of assigned area of responsibilities -  both towards internal as well as external business contacts, authorities, and other third parties  - This includes but is not limited to: coordination of external law firms at national and international level including managing and setting uppro-bono legal counsel relations   - Manages potential and actual legal disputes and provides sound assessments of claims and proposed solutions   - Further develops, minimizes and oversees risk management from a legal and compliance perspective as it pertains to the assigned portfolio of the General Counsel Office   - Drives simplification and standardization projects and supports the implementation of new tools and systems related to legal tech   - Manages and further develops the General Counsel Office and its team of expert professionals, including developing a network of legal advisors in the regions through training, communication and other appropriate support   - As part of the senior leadership, the incumbent acts as a multiplier of ethical standards across the federation as reflected in our code of conduct and is accountable for role modeling safeguarding principles and upholding the highest standards of our values-based approaches to safeguard the wellbeing of the children/young people, the communities we work with, our staff and all those we engage with in our work.     Requirements   Essential:  - 10 to 15 years of relevant progressive experience including at least 5 years at senior management level, preferably with a combination of a corporate and international non-profit environment  - Experience in a child-care context would be a distinct advantage.   - Strong experience in providing legal counsel at senior leadership level in complex, diverse and multicultural environments.    - Understanding of cross-cultural situations and value diversity, gained through international work experience (three years minimum)   - Direct field experience (preferably at national or local level in different parts of the world)  - Demonstrated ability to provide competent legal advice and counsel at senior leadership level on a wide range of legal and policy issues  - Sound knowledge of the range of applicable laws and regulations which potentially have an impact on the organization's policies and operations.  - Strong knowledge and understanding of Austrian law.  - Demonstrated ability to analyze and interpret complex issues and to prepare legal opinions   - Sound knowledge and experience with governance issues and respective administrative matters    - Ability to develop and implement legal strategies and solutions  - Strong aptitude for identifying potential problems and operational risks, and developing actions necessary to solve or mitigate them  - Experience in managing high-pressure and high-visibility operational problems, specifically internal frauds and significant audit issues. Direct first-hand experience in investigation and managing corruption in a developing environment   - Results-orientated individual with strong ethical approach, courage and integrity  - Demonstrated ability to successfully manage a large corporate or centralized organizations legal office  - Sound demonstrated experience in leading and managing a team of professional experts, including employee development and performance management skills  - Sound demonstrated experience and ability to remotely supervise and coordinate the work of legal professionals and consultants combined with the ability to foster a cooperative work environment.  - Ability to work with multiple stakeholders and comfortable interacting at the most senior levels including government officials within a culturally diverse environment  - Ability to translate complex information to a range of different target groups    - Excellentoral and written communications skills  - Sound negotiations skills  - Excellent command of English and German (both written and oral)  - Strong willingness and ability to relocate to Austria including traveling outside of the assigned duty station.  - EU citizenship or eligibility to work in the EU      Desirable:  - Exposure to and/or knowledge of external/internal audit and investigatory/forensic processes and procedures   - Experience working in a federation or similar environment     We offer   - A diverse range of interesting tasks in a leading INGO multicultural working environment  - As a responsible employer we provide a range of training schemes and encourage educational enhancement   - A salary that will be commensurate with experience and qualifications  - 14 salaries/year   - Home-office possibility   - Possibility to work from abroad max 25% of your working time   - 25 days of paid annual leave   - Choice between Innsbruck and Vienna office     If you are interested in this position, please submit your detailed application including motivation letter in Englishat https://careers-sos-kd.icims.com This position remains open until filled.  
Region
International Office (IO)
Additional Locations IN-Faridabad
SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation, we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We are committed for safeguarding and protecting children in our programmes by having zero-tolerance policy in this regard. We are further committed to provide a safe environment for staff and children, young people and adults with whom we work, where human rights are respected and upheld, and healthy relations fostered by building organisational systems, capacity, and awareness on PSHEA (prevention and protection against sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) guidelines. All our co-workers are obliged to follow our policy on Child Safeguarding and Protection, PSHEA and Code of Conduct. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year.   Mission   This position will be responsible for aiming to expand its outreach in Asia Region as a way to contribute to the SOS Care Promise and the Child Safeguarding Strengthening Action Plan. The incumbent will develop regional strategy to guide Member Associations in more focused and strategic intervention in Psycho social support and mental health. Further, the incumbent will be responsible to look after individual support/immediate support in historical cases of abuse and contextualization of MHPSS(Mental Health and Psychosocial Support) MSP(Minimum Service Package) interventions developed for children, young people, Child and Youth Care Practitioners, families, co-workers, and community. The incumbent will report to the ‘Programme Advisor – Child Safeguarding & Protection’.   Location:International Office Region-Asia or Asian MAs where SOS Children’s Villages is located.   Duration: Fixed term employment (Annual renewable contract till Dec 31, 2024)   Tasks & Responsibilities - Facilitate the planning and rollout of MHPSS training and interventions in the Region. - Assist in developing MHPSS implementation guidelines and tools to facilitate effective delivery of MHPSS services. - Provide MHPSS training and regular in-service coaching to national MHPSS workers mental health interventions as indicated above. - Conduct systematic supervision and oversight of National MHPSS team to ensure implementation of Regional mental health strategy in line with the guidelines and procedures in place. - Develop and implement data collection tools to document implementation process, track results and identify challenges and remedial action - Compile, analyse and report on mental health initiatives of the region. - Conduct regular field visits to provide technical support and supervision to National MHPSS workers. - Develop/adapt quality assurance tools and rollout to MHPSS teams. - Ensure compliance regional interventions to MHPSS minimum standards and best practices in the field. - Represent Regional mental health initiatives and play an active role in different coordination forums. - Prepare and share outcomes of mental health initiative at different coordination platforms to promote the scale up of the interventions. - Developing mental health strategy for the region and supporting MA’s on the overall implementation of immediate support project. - Any other assignment as entrusted by the supervisor. Requirements:Qualification & Experience: - Should have post graduated in psychology, clinical counselling, global mental health, social work, public health, or related subjects. - Candidate should have 10 years of total working experience in the Programme department and at least 5 years of working experience in MHPSS programs in the region. - Training and supervision experience (incl. remotely), focusing on MHPSS pyramid level 2 (community and family based MHPSS programs, such as caregiver support, group based MHPSS for children) and level 3 interventions (deep understanding and knowledge of evidence-based focused non-specialized MHPSS interventions such as counselling, PM+, Team-Up). - In-depth theoretical and practical knowledge of IASC Guidelines on MHPSS in Emergencies and international best practices on the integration of MHPSS into Education, Child Protection, Primary Health Care and community settings. - Demonstrable technical expertise in the assessment, design, and delivery of responses to MHPSS needs in humanitarian settings. - Capacity and proven track record in national staff and partner organization training and capacity-building. - Experience in evidence generation, documentation of case studies, success stories, MHPSS research protocol, and piloting MHPSS studies at community level. - Strong experience and background on monitoring and evaluation tools including Means of Verification of MHPSS programs. - Prior experience in the field of MHPSS is required. Essential Values, Behaviours and Skills: - Good verbal and written communication skills in English. - Strong capacity development, coaching, and supervisory skills. - Ability to reflect and link current work to new opportunities/possibilities. - Networking and coordination skills including representation of GPEG in coordination meetings with clusters and Technical Working Groups. - Enthusiasm, motivation, self-confidence, and proactive approach to problem-solving. - Ability to take individual initiative with limited supervision, meet tight deadlines, and deliver quality results. - Willingness to undertake frequent travels (up to 30% of the time) within the programme area. - Affinity with SOS mandate. We offer Salary will be commensurate with experience and will match industry standards If you are interested in this position, please send your detailed application by December 14, 2022.  
Function
Programme
Region
Asia