Sponsorship Integration Specialist

Website World Vision International Nepal


Sponsorship Integration Specialist

Job Location: Kusunti, KC Tower, Lalitpur, Nepal

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 Integration Specialist will coordinate processes that will ensure integration of Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship programming essentials in programming, and enable WVI Nepal to integrate Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship key performance indicators within Assessment, Design, Monitoring, Evaluation, Accountability and Learning systems and frameworks.

This position will lead coordination with WV Global Centre (GC) and Regional Office (RO) concerning Sponsorship Integration and internally with FOs, APs, PNGOs and other functions of WVI Nepal to ensure requirements of Sponsorship in Programming and Sponsorship Essentials. This position requires leading integration with other functions and sectors to ensure Sponsorship Data is being triangulated and utilised to influence programmatic decisions that address child wellbeing issues and maximize children’s meaningful participation through programmes in WVI Nepal APs.
This position requires to effectively support WVI Nepal to engage sponsors by creating a compelling, integrated and coherent story that includes both authentic child expression and inspiring proof of change describing the needs, progress and improvements in children’s well-being through Sponsorship Integration in each Area Programs (AP) under WVI Nepal. This position should facilitate strong community and partner engagement and ownership of Community Engagement Sponsorship Program’s (CESP) in field by developing sponsorship activities that promote children’s participation and well-being. This position also requires to support each FO/APs to link Sponsorship Integration activities with children’s participation, life skills and voice (Children’s expression, advocacy and influence) and community led care and protection.

The work achieved because of this role is key to World Vision’s sponsor retention and acquisition efforts globally, by providing child and community data and information that support the optimum experience a sponsor has with the organization. It is through the child and community data and information processed by the team, that sponsors have an opportunity to start and grow a relationship with a sponsored child and their community.

The position reports to the Sponsorship Manager enabling him/her to lead and achieve the goals and objectives of the maintaining Child Sponsorship requirements of Sponsorship Program Integration effectively in alignment with WV global standards and WV initiative to revitalize Sponsorship through digital platforms. This role expects to have strong facilitation and persuasion skills for strategic leadership in the areas of capacity building of WVI Nepal and its stakeholders’ knowledge and understanding of World Vision’s Sponsorship and management for Sponsorship Excellence.

Sponsorship Integration Specialist will be responsible for all the APs that WVI Nepal is working currently and any new additional APs that will start up in future.


  • Coordinate and monitor the integration of Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship programming essentials with programming in compliance with WV global standards and key performance indicators
  • Provide technical support to the contextualization of CESP Log frame, DIP and budget and integration with technical programmes.
  • Support FO/AP teams in implementing community engagement and sponsorship plan (all processes in CESP narrative and log frame).
  • Guide FO and AP in implementation of common minimum package, track the implementation progress of common minimum package and provide technical support in proper implementation of common minimum package in coordination with TH.
  •  Facilitate ToT of Sponsorship basic training for DP, Micro Project and new approaches to AP and PNGO staff.
  •  Lead in incorporating WV Development Programme Approach (DPA) principle in each TP.
  •  Guide FO to lead the new AP assessment and design process for Sponsorship along with the assessment and design team. Review the report to ensure all elements of Sponsorship Feasibility and Risk Management and CESP implementation is well included.
  • Holds a good understanding of all WVI Nepal TPs and are included in the CESP integration scope effectively and appropriately.
  •  Technical advice and direction to AP staffs on how to develop and implement micro projects including gift catalogue and to develop its business process guideline.
  •  Guidance to FO/APs on implementing Annual Community Review and Planning (ACRP), Sponsorship in Programming [SIP] reflection including the AP program quality self-review.
  • Develop CESP implementation guidelines, other relevant guidelines, quality benchmarks and review these regularly based on learning.
  • Review and ensure the quality of community engagement and sponsorship elements in Annual AP Planning processes.
  • Take lead on developing AP level CESP Semi Annual and Annual Report in coordination with relevant teams such as Child Protection, Advocacy and MEALS.
  • Work with Programme Development and Quality [PDQ] and Sponsorship Operations team to expand the implementation of Sponsorship in Programming and MVC mapping and Sponsorship Essentials.
  • Lead coordination with the Region to align with CESP standards and innovations.
  • Contribute to Sponsorship Team’s engagement in organizational strategy planning and reporting processes.
  • Ensure that WVI Nepal’s Field Office Team is engaged in organizational strategy planning and continuous quality improvement processes.
  •  Manage and monitor systems and processes on sponsorship RC Participation and its’ mapping.
  • Generate, analyze and establish trends based on Horizon Hope Reimagined reports on MVC status and CWB issues and submit to Sponsorship Manager as basis for analysis and recommendation for Operations programming purpose.
  •  Coordination with sectors and other relevant departments for SIP integration, 100% RC reach and timely address of the CWB needs through programming.
  • Lead the identification, assessment, prioritization and mitigation of all risks associated with integration of Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship programming essentials as per WV global standards and key performance indicators
  • Ensure that all business processes and operational activities that are associated with integration of Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship programming essentials in projects/programmes are following WV’s global standards
  • Create and maintain a working environment that encourages critical thinking, learning and feedback, and strives to improve efficiency, effectiveness and quality of Child Sponsorship and Community Sponsorship communications and products.
  • Perform other organizational and business processes that are required to contribute to WVI Nepal’s strategic objectives and to maintain a healthy organizational life


Required Professional Experience

  •  Minimum of 4 years’ experience in similar or equivalent positions in development sector or sponsorship-focused organization
  • Understanding of poverty issues, development theories and sustainable development practices
  • Strong analytical skill: think strategically and analytically; provide guidance, solve problems; and make appropriate and timely decisions
  •  Strong management skills including the ability to plan and budget; manage performance of partners and contractors; monitor, evaluate and communicate results
  • Strong people management skills including performance management and talent development, as well as good facilitation, mentoring and coaching skills
  • Strong management and facilitation skills in assessment, monitoring, evaluation and reflection processes
  • 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 Sciences/ Development Studies/International Relation or any relevant field
  • Computer and Technology literacy; Strong computer skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint; Strong experience in using technology including information management database software and platforms.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Master’s Degree in Social Science/ Development Studies/ Sociology/ International Relation or any relevant field.
  •  Knowledge of World Vision’s Technical programmes and organizational policies and standards, including Child Sponsorship standards, LEAP3
  •  User experience with WV’s data management and information platforms such as Horizon
  •  Experience on World Vision’s Development Programme Approach

Travel and/or Work Environment: Will be required to travel at least 60% of the time. Willingness to work outside office hours especially when traveling and working with sponsor/donor visits
Language Requirements: Excellent written and oral communications skills including presentation and reporting skills.

“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.”

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