Lead operationalisation of World Vision’s global External Engagement Framework, enabling targeted, aligned and leveraged external engagement with Tier 1 and 2 Stakeholders on priority agendas. Tier 1 & 2 Stakeholders are strategic WVI partners considered critical to the achievement of Our Promise. Tier 1’s are: UNICEF, World Food Program, European Union, Joining Forces/Child Rights Now, the World Bank, the Global Fund for AIDS, TB & Malaria, Tier 2s include FAO, UNHCR, UN OCHA and 21 other faith- and issue-based, sector, regional, bilateral and multilateral partners.
Chair the External Engagement Advisory Group, coordinating inputs and contributions from 20 multi-disciplinary, multi-locational teams at
global and regional levels.
Review, update and operationalise an External Engagement Results Framework enabling shared reporting on external engagement impact and contribution to Our Promise, and for sharing valued intelligence from engagement across the Partnership in support of income, influence and impact objectives.
At least 10 years relevant job experience, including management, in complex, global development/humanitarian organisations.
High level understanding of key operational approaches and methodologies across a broad range of advocacy and external engagement disciplines (stakeholder engagement, public policy, local level advocacy, communications, campaigning, social mobilisation, child participation, reource acquisition, faith engagement, sectoral/technical engagement).
Strong experience in matrix management, coordination and direction of large numbers of dispersed, multi-disciplinary internal stakeholders
and teams, including senior leaders.