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Digital Monitoring & Mapping Project Manager

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Join World Vision as Digital Monitoring & Mapping Project Manager

01 At a Glance

Role: Digital Monitoring & Mapping Project Manager, WASH sector
Timing & Duration: Position is for a limited term of 1 year and starts in early JAN 2023.
Level: Entry to Mid-Level (prefer minimally 2-3 years of experience)
Job Design: Program Quality – 65%, Resource Development – 25%, Technical Branding – 10%
Required Experience: Bachelor’s degree or 8 years of equivalent work experience. In addition, a preference for 2-3 years of related work experience. Strong career interest in the WASH sector (Water, Sanitation, & Hygiene). Work experience should include at least 1 year of previous project management and/or leadership experience. Proficiency with ArcGIS, Microsoft Excel, and Power BI.
Preferred Experience: Bi-lingual (e.g. French/Spanish), multi-cultural experience, mWater, SAS, SPSS, R, basic programming languages (e.g. JavaScript, HTML/CSS, SQL, VBA), and Adobe Illustrator.
Location: United States. The role can be based in nearly 40 states.
Benefits: Yes. Visit https://www.worldvision.org/about-us/job-opportunities/working-for-world-vision to learn more.
Office Culture: We call it “flexible remote.” Translation: We’re not requiring staff who are not f/t remote to come into the office a prescribed number of days or a percentage of time each week. Working closely with managers, employees may work virtually, work onsite following our safety protocols, or a blend of the two. We ensure that these decisions are people-centered and best suit your work, flexibility needs, and the needs of your team. We’re intentionally working to create and foster a Christ-centered community in a variety of ways. Managers are doubling down on building a sense of community and connectedness with their teams in new and innovative ways with the help of organizational tools and activities.
Company Size/Type: Nearly 1000 (World Vision U.S.) / 34,000+ worldwide (World Vision International). We’re a Christian humanitarian organization dedicated to working with children, families, and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice.

02 The Job One strategic goal of the WASH program is to demonstrate sustainable impact with a commitment to becoming a global leader in WASH monitoring practices. These monitoring efforts not only enable World Vision to make more effective programming decisions but also improve engagement with other stakeholders in the WASH sector to mobilize additional financing for WASH services.

In response to this commitment, a baseline assessment was conducted with nearly 500 WASH staff members across the partnership. This survey identified two key areas to focus on to strengthen World Vision’s WASH monitoring practices, with 84% of respondents reporting challenges related to these areas: (1) accelerate the use of digital monitoring and (2) implement a capacity-building plan for staff on WASH monitoring tools and practices.

As the scale and use of digital monitoring grow, our efforts to support this digital transformation must grow as well to ensure that the data collected is of the highest quality and that it can be transformed into insights and action. Additionally, with the availability of this data, the demand for creating mapping tools and dashboards to leverage these insights has increased as well.

03 What success looks like (1) Maintain the World Vision WASH mWater hub and support the daily management of the customized configuration. (2) Support staff capacity-building efforts in mWater through the creation and facilitation of training combined with troubleshooting support. (3) Map WASH assets using GIS to support programming decisions, proposal development, and donor reporting. (4) Conduct desk audits of data in mWater to assess data completeness and correctness. (5) Champion processes and tools pertaining to monitoring practices and reporting standardization to drive programming decisions toward better effectiveness. Learn more about mWater over at https://www.mwater.co/ and our WASH digital monitoring practices at https://storymaps.arcgis.com/stories/a73563c0d11b433fa35e0bd10a546087.

04 Where this job could take your career World Vision U.S. is a part of the larger World Vision International partnership. Globally, we have 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries. About 1000 of us call World Vision U.S. home. You’ll have opportunities to advance within our robust and talented group of professionals as you continue to stretch and grow your career for the future.

05 About World Vision U.S. When you work at World Vision, your passions and talents come together to help meet the greatest needs in the world today. We tackle poverty at its roots, with a focus on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. Our staff around the world are committed to demonstrating God’s unconditional love for all people by serving every child we can, of any faith or none. And we’re one of the world’s most trusted charities, with more than 70 years of experience working alongside communities, donors, partners, and governments to create opportunities for better futures for vulnerable children … even in the toughest places. Are you feeling called to explore joining us? We hope so.

06 Let your work be your faith in action Globally, every 7 seconds, a child under the age of 5 dies — almost always from a preventable cause. Our call to action is urgent because Jesus loves the world’s children. That’s why we’re looking for someone who is ready to place their expertise behind empowering the world’s most vulnerable kids. Every data point, every map, and every dashboard can help influence decisions that are made toward improving the lives of people. If not you, then who?

07 Salary Range & Benefits Your salary is important to you so it’s important to us. Please indicate the range you’re targeting when asked during the application process. In addition, we have a robust and comprehensive benefits package to round out our total compensation package. Visit https://www.worldvision.org/about-us/job-opportunities/working-for-world-vision to learn more.

08 To Apply Press the appropriate button on this page.

09 What happens next? Glad you asked. We owe you that and strive to not leave you wondering. We review applications nearly every day assessing strength of fit for the role. Sometimes questions arise on our end so we message you to learn more. Short-listed candidates are contacted for an initial conversation with our recruiting staff. Moving deeper into our selection process you can expect to interview 1:1 with a hiring manager. Finalists normally participate in a panel interview where the opportunity to meet additional members of our staff lends itself to more of a 360-degree view of the role. Our most valuable resource is our talented staff. Our goal is to fill this vacancy with the right person in the shortest amount of time, so we have all hands on deck to move this important work forward.

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