Join the Viva team

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Head of Impact

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Location: any global location where Viva can employ you. If you are in one of the countries where Viva has an office (UK, Uganda, Hong Kong), you may work fully in the office or choose a hybrid arrangement or work fully remotely.

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Hours: 2-3 days a week (15 – 22.5 hours)

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Salary: £36,000 to £40,0000, depending on experience (pro rata for part time hours). If you are based outside of the UK, the reward package will be adjusted to reflect the relevant local market and terms and conditions.

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Reporting to: Director for Network Partnerships

Direct Reports: 2-3 people who give a proportion of their time to the impact team

As Viva’s Head of Impact, you will work closely with the Network Partnerships Team Leadership to lead the development of a new approach to Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning, with the primary purpose of supporting partner networks to know their impact and share learning with each other. You will enable partner networks and Viva to build, measure and learn together, evaluating the effectiveness of programmes and methodologies, adapting them to ensure desired impact is reached and sharing learning with each other and with other development partners.

You will also work to ensure all programmes funded by Viva are accountable, well-monitored and contribute to our learning environment with clear opportunities to learn and adapt throughout the programme delivery and reporting processes.

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Some of your responsibilities will include:

· Shared leadership: You will contribute to strategic decision making as part of the Network Partnerships Leadership Team and be part of shaping the vision and practice of Viva as an organisation from a Christian faith perspective.

· Viva MEAL framework: You will develop and manage a robust MEAL Framework for Viva

· Network health: You will work closely with the Network Partnerships Leadership Team to review Viva’s Network Health Check process and develop a system designed to support partner networks to build strong and sustainable networks

· Reviewing project delivery: You will work closely with Network Coaches to agree the most efficient outworking of the MEAL Framework with the Viva partner networks for projects where Viva has brokered funding.

· Evaluating Viva’s work: You will lead the process of evaluating Viva’s work, including but not limited to needs assessments, baseline survey, final evaluation, data quality audits, collecting monitoring data, network satisfaction surveys, and field supervision.

· Representing Viva: You will at different times and ways represent Viva externally, for example, through speaking in churches, prayer meetings, meeting with other Christian organisations.

This role will suit you if you

· have at least a Bachelor’s degree in impact measurement or international development with a MEAL module, or a related field

· are experienced in working in Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning-related functions or related field

· have experience in project management including grant management and reporting

· are to demonstrate an active Christian faith, with an understanding of the Christian faith and church culture to be able to effectively engage with partner networks and churches

· think creatively and have a growth mindset, willing to challenge established ways of doing things

· enjoy working with people of different nationalities and cultures

· are looking to join a welcoming, creative, supportive and international team

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This is a part-time role for Viva (15-22.5 hours a week), based anywhere in the world where Viva can employ you. If based in the UK, the full-time salary range is £36,000 to £40,000 per annum (pro-rata), depending on experience. If you are based outside of the UK, the reward package will be adjusted to reflect the relevant local market and terms and conditions

The role can be remote, hybrid or office-based where Viva has an office (Hong Kong, UK, Uganda). This role is subject to a satisfactory enhanced DBS check and registration with the DBS Update Service (or police check where possible outside the UK), paid for by Viva.

Take a look at the full job description and person specification in the information pack and, if this is you, then apply today to be part of this incredible work, making a real and lasting difference for children.

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter of no more than 2 pages explaining why you are applying for the role and how you are suitable for it. The person specification in the information pack will help you in this. You can apply on CharityJob or directly to hr@viva.org Please do let us know if you need any assistance or adjustments made as you apply for this role, and we would be happy to help. Please make sure to specify which country you are based in – to be employed by Viva in that country, you will need the right to live and work there.

The closing date will be midnight (GMT) on Sunday 26 May 2024 and interviews will be held on zoom in the week commencing 10 June 2024.


Network Coach (Latin America & Caribbean)

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Location: Latin America & the Caribbean

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Hours: Full time (37.5 hours a week

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Salary: Salary dependent on geographic location and experience

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Reporting to: Head of Coaching

The coaching role is at the heart of Viva’s work. As a Network Coach you will be working with partner networks of churches and organisations to deliver action across our four drivers for lasting change: connecting, capacity building, collective action and city-wide influence to help maximize partner networks’ impact for children.

In order to do this, you will need to build strong and healthy relationships with the network leadership. This will involve demonstrating the shared Christian values upon which the partnership is founded, using coaching and mentoring skills to foster an environment that nurtures potential, ignites passion and enables the network to grow within a collaborative framework.

You will be part of Viva’s global Coaching Team which forms a central part of our Network Partnerships Team. All coaches work with a portfolio of partner networks directly, as well sharing their expertise with other partner networks around the world.

You will be responsible for enabling the networks to have a strong vision and increasing impact for children through:

· Understanding Viva’s model and way of working and applying it to enable members of partner networks to work in collaboration to see children’s lives transformed

· Supporting the health and growth of partner networks

· Developing the capacity of partner networks

· Establishing effective collaborative programme development

· Supporting ongoing learning and development of individual networks, the global family of networks and the Viva staff team

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This role will suit you if you:

· are passionate about seeing the local church work together to impact the lives of children

· are keen to use your coaching, mentoring and training skills to support the growth of Viva’s partner networks

· are experienced in developing and managing programmes

· have an active Christian faith

· are fluent in English and Spanish

· enjoy working with people of different nationalities and cultures

· are looking to join a welcoming, creative, supportive and international team

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This is a full-time role for Viva (37.5 hours a week), located in Latin America and the Caribbean. The salary level will be dependent on geographic location and experience.

Take a look at the full job description and person specification in the information pack and, if this is you, we look forward to hearing from you!

Application Instructions

To apply, please submit your CV and a covering letter of no more than 2 pages explaining why you are applying for the role and how you are suitable for it to hr@viva.org. The person specification in the information pack will help you in this.

Please do let us know if you need any assistance or adjustments made as you apply for this role, and we would be happy to help. Please make sure to specify which country you are based in – to be employed by Viva in that country, you will need the right to live and work there.

The closing date will be midnight (GMT) on Sunday 2 June 2024.