National Director – India
World Vision – Chennai Area, India
World Vision India is looking for a committed, passionate, professional, & a visionary to lead its work among the most vulnerable children in poverty situations in India.
World Vision India is a leading Christian humanitarian organisation working to create lasting change in the lives of India’s most vulnerable children, families and communities regardless of religion, caste, race, ethnicity or gender. Today, with the support of donors and sponsors in India and across the world, World Vision India impacts the lives of over 26 lakh children and their families in over 5,300 communities across 25 states. With a staff of over 2000 employees, World Vision seeks to follow our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ in its work among the poor and the oppressed.
We are looking for an outstanding Indian resident citizen, to work closely with the Indian Board and World Vision International to address the issues of poverty affecting children in India. The successful candidate will have at least 10 years of experience of operating in a large or significant sized organisation at a strategic leadership level and a total work experience of 25-30 years. In addition, s/he will be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the current socio-political, economic, religious and cultural issues facing India as it applies to poverty and development. The candidates’ ability to incarnate Christian values into both personal life and leadership, be an inspiration and model to others is essential. Exposure to global and cross cultural contexts with a strong grasp of business development, marketing and financial management concepts and principles as they apply to the humanitarian sector would be a major asset.
For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please email worldvisionIndiaND [at] perrettlaver [dot] com or see http://www.perrettlaver.com/ candidates quoting reference 1484/GRA. The closing date for applications is 5 pm (IST) on Monday 27th October.
The role will be based in Chennai, India, will require significant travel. The compensation and benefits will be competitive and negotiable depending upon experience.