Design, Monitoring & Evaluation Specialist with World Vision


Salary: £30,763 per annum

Terms: 6 Months Fixed Term – (There may be a possibility of an extension)

Location: Milton Keynes and International travel

Closing Date: 22 March 2017

Interviews: w/c 27th March 2017


Improve the impact of programmes transforming millions of lives

World Vision is the world’s largest international children’s charity. Every day they bring real hope to millions of children in the world’s hardest places as a sign of God’s unconditional love. At World Vision, their aim is simple – to keep every child free from fear. They are also proud to be voted one of the Top 100 ‘Best Not-For-Profit Organisations to Work For’ ranked in 9th place for 2016.

As an experienced international development or humanitarian professional, you have real passion for design, monitoring and evaluation.

Delivering real change for millions of children in the hardest places in the world, World Vision brings governments, local authorities, community groups, businesses and individuals together to tackle the causes of injustice and poverty – and enhance eight million lives in almost 100 countries.

In this key position, you will help ensure that their programmes operate to the highest standards, enabling them to improve their impact and attract additional sources of funding. In particular, you will provide DM&E support to designated projects whilst creating a robust evidence base for future decision-making, so you will stretch your analytical skills to the full. This will involve maintaining up-to-date country knowledge and awareness of evolving best practice, and you will constantly monitor the effects of differing approaches on outcomes for children.

Your judgment and interpersonal skills will be as important as your technical ability, and you should be fully capable of engaging with a variety of audiences and communicating effectively the impact of World Vision’s work. You will be qualified to degree level, well versed in the challenges facing developing countries and knowledgeable regarding the quality and impact agenda, with real drive and determination to make a difference. A good command of Spanish, French or Portuguese would be extremely useful, although this is not essential.

Finally, you will be ready to bring their Christian ethos to life in everything you do and happy to spend up to a quarter of your time travelling to the designated countries.

Please click here to apply, where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website in order to complete their short online application form – you will need to upload your CV along with a cover letter which must include your answers to the following 3 job-specific questions:

Please explain briefly how you meet the core capabilities shown in the Job Description.

What excites you most about this role?

Please describe your experience in measuring project impact.

As a child focused organisation, World Vision UK is committed to the safeguarding of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditional upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

No agencies please

Grants Portfolio Manager


Salary: £33,000

Terms: Contract, Fixed Term

Location: Milton Keynes + Travel

Closing Date: 05 April 2017

Job Description

Are you looking to bring your experience of Portfolio Management to a large international children’s charity responsible for making a difference to children across the globe? Robertson Bell is working alongside a c£100 million turnover international NGO to recruit a Grants Manager to oversee one of its regional portfolios on a Fixed Term Basis.

The Grants Manager will be responsible for overseeing a regional grants portfolio for this impressive charity. Key responsibilities include communicating with donors and building on existing relationships whilst developing engagement strategies. A key deliverable for this role will be to proactively engage with counterparts across the international development sector to continuously build upon the capabilities of the organisation. The Grants Manager will oversee grant performance and work closely with project teams to provide support at project implementation stage. There will be travel involved to facilitate this –approximately 25%.

The successful candidate will have experience building relationships with a people from all backgrounds and will have a Masters level qualification in International Development. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in donor relationship management, project implementation, portfolio management and proposal development. Excellent verbal and written communication skills are essential, as is a willingness to travel.

If you are interested in this position please click here where you will be directed to Charity Jobs website. Please note early as applications are under constant review and this role may be filled before the closing date.

Occupational Requirement: Practising Christian