Sponsorship Field Coordinator

  • Full Time
  • Achham

Website World Vision International Nepal


Sponsorship Field Coordinator_Achham

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:

The Sponsorship Field Coordinator will coordinate Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship operations and services with partner NGOs that will enable WVIN to meet Child Sponsorship Standards, coordinate sponsorship processes within the team to fulfil sponsorship outcomes and outputs; facilitate strong community and partner engagement and ownership of child sponsorship to process child selection and registration; develop sponsorship activities that promote children’s participation and well-being; foster meaningful relationships and communication between children and sponsors.

The role will be responsible to provide technical support to Partner NGOs to lead the integration and quality of sponsorship in those programmes supported by sponsorship, and to mitigate potential problems traditionally associated with sponsorship practices. This position needs to ensure organizational contribution to child well-Being and maximum transformational development impact by providing technical support, expertise and leadership in community engagement and sponsorship plan to the Partner NGOs.

This position also needs to provide programming quality and programme effectiveness with regards to Development Program Approach standard and sponsorship essentials. This position will work closely with Child Protection lead at the Field Office to ensure integration of sponsorship management and alignment of programs to Child and Adult Safeguarding standards as well as ensures Child Safe Organization essentials at the district and Partner NGO level.

This role expects to have strong facilitating and persuasion skills for strategic leadership in the areas of capability building of PNGOs knowledge and understanding of World Vision’s Sponsorship and management of Sponsorship Excellence as well as the position requires a good people management skill, agile and strategic leadership in order to guide, support and provide needful technical assistance to manage Sponsorship through the Partner NGOs.

The incumbent will also represent the organization at the district level and coordinate with PNGOs, government and other stakeholders to profile organization and also to ensure a good collaboration among different stakeholders to leverage given resources in effective ways.


  •  Ensure leadership to represent WVIN throughout the district and programme focus areas to build ownership and understanding of WV’s Sponsorship by Communities, local Government, PNGOs and other stakeholders.
  •  Coordinate performance of partner NGO through feasible work plans with clear targets
  • Conduct regular visits to Registered Children and partner communities, including unscheduled and random visits, as part of partner NGO’s performance monitoring and well as facilitate coordination meetings with PNGOs to ensure Sponsorship deliverables are being met by responsible PNGOs
  • Monitor and document performance of partner NGO implementing Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship’s Community Engagement and Child Sponsorship Programme (CESP) operations and services to ensure that they are performed timely, with quality, within budget as per project agreements and work plans.
  •  Facilitate technical support for partner NGOs under Sponsorship funding to ensure adequate technical quality in the delivery of Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship Business processes operations and services, World Vision’s Global Child Sponsorship Standards
  • Coordinate responses and follow up to queries in a timely manner
  •  Provide guidance in the development and implementation of CESP in the district
  • Initiate coaching, mentoring and building the capacity of Partner NGO on CESP, Local Partnering and Community Engagement to effectively facilitate CESP in the district.
  • Manage development of local selection criteria and the registration of children for child sponsorship based on World Vision’s global standards and WVIN’s criteria of vulnerability
  • Ensure that Sponsorship Operations Indicator (SOI) reports are green and plan follow up action in case of variance
  • Ensure the quality, integrity, security and consistency of all information generated by WVIN’s Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship business processes from the district
  • Coordinate data entry of Sponsorship systems and ensure integrity and quality of data input
  •  Manage digitalization of Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship Business processes at the district level in alignment World Vision’s Global Child Sponsorship standards
  •  Build relationships with district and local governments, community representatives and other INGOs/NGOs in coordination with relevant staff from Field Office and National Office
  •  Promote basic understanding of key external stakeholders with regards to World Vision’s Sponsorship Approach and standards, WVIN as an organization and its projects/programmes in the district
  •  Promote community engagement, and children’s participation and voices in WVIN’s projects/programmes
  •  Ensure inclusive participation of marginalized children for RC registration
  •  Share relevant information about the district with WVIN’s departments for sponsor/donor visit, security, public engagement, MEAL and proposal development purposes
  • Identify, assess and communicate risks associated with Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship operations and services implemented by partner NGO. Coordinate the development of mitigation measures with partner NGO
  • Ensure that all business processes and operational activities that are associated with WVIN’s Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship are in compliance with WV’s standards and policies including Child Protection
  •  Ensure Child Safe Organization’s and Child and Adult Safeguarding protocol at the district level are followed and up to date
  • Act as Safeguarding Focal Point at District level with responsibility to orient PNGO board and staffs on Safeguarding compliance and incident reporting
  • Compile, maintain and update the database of Safeguarding compliance in the district and provide needed information to the Field Focal Point and or National Safeguarding Focal Point
  •  Receive Safeguarding incident reports from Social Mobilizers/Communities/beneficiaries and report it to the Field Focal Point and or National Office Safeguarding focal point or as required by the incident reporting standards
  •  Contribute to strategic organizational process including annual planning, budgeting and reporting processes, and audit processes with major inputs required for WVIN Semi Annual and Annual Management Reporting of their respective APs.
  •  Perform other organizational and business processes that are required to contribute to WVIN’s strategic objectives and to maintain a healthy organizational life
  •  Increasing demonstration and understanding of and commitment to World Vision’s Core Values in the approach to work and relationships


Required Professional Experience

  •  Minimum of 3 year experience in similar or equivalent positions in development sector or sponsorship-focused organization
  • Experience in preparing and facilitating training workshops
  •  Experience in preparing and facilitating training workshops
  • Understanding of poverty issues, development theories and sustainable development practices including empowerment approach through community-led activities and advocacy
  • Strong project management skills including the ability to plan and budget; manage performance of partners and contractors; monitor, evaluate and communicate results; think strategically and analytically; solve problems; and make appropriate and timely decisions
  • Strong people management skills including performance management and capacity building skills (facilitation, mentoring and coaching skills)
  •  Effective written and oral communications skills including presentation and reporting skills
  • Good interpersonal skills and cross-cultural sensitivity. Strong collaboration and partnership skills to mobilize engagement and influence.

Required Education, training, license, registration and certification

  •  Bachelor’s Degree in Social Science/Development Studies/ Sociology/ International Relation or any relevant field
  • Good computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Strong experience in using technology including information management database software and platforms.
  •  User experience with WV’s data management, information platforms such as Horizon SSUI and Horizon Mobile Application

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  •  Master’s Degree in Social Science/ Development Studies/ Sociology/ International Relation or any relevant field
  • User experience with WV’s data management, information platforms and Horizon SSUI and Horizon Desktop Application
  • Knowledge of World Vision’s Technical Programmes and organizational policies and standards, including Child Sponsorship standards

Travel and/or Work Environment

  • Will be required to be based in one of WVIN’s operational district and work out of partner NGO’s office
  •  Will be required to spend at least 50% of work time conducting monitoring and field visits in target municipalities and wards
  •  Willingness to work outside office hours especially when conducting monitoring/field visits and when hosting sponsor/donor visits

“World Vision is committed to achieving diversity, as the diversity of our teams is critical to our overall success. WV welcomes applications from qualified professionals all over Nepal. Women, people with disability, and members from other marginalized groups are strongly encouraged to apply.”

“Children and vulnerable adults who come into contact with WV as a result of our activities must be safeguarded to the maximum possible extent from deliberate or inadvertent actions and failings that place them at risk of abuse, sexual exploitation, injury, and any other harm. One of the ways that WVI Nepal shows this on-going commitment to safeguarding is to include rigorous background and reference checks in the selection process for all candidates, in accordance to its Child and Adult Safeguarding Policy. WVI Nepal has zero tolerance to child rights’ violations, by employees and/or affiliates.”

WVI Nepal reserves all rights to qualify/disqualify applications in any case.

People & Culture Department

World Vision International Nepal

Applicant Types Accepted:
Local Applicants Only

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