Impact and Transformational Manager | Job Vacancy

Job Title

Impact and Transformational Manager

Reports

People and Culture Manager

Supervises

None

 

PURPOSE OF POSITION

The VisionFund network of microfinance institutions is part of World Vision. The position of Transformational Impact Manager, VisionFund Uganda must “promote the World Vision Way” within VisionFund Uganda.

This will be achieved by seeking to integrate our Christian faith and identity throughout VisionFund’s work with boldness and humility by:

  • Ensuring VisionFund Uganda staff lives out our Christian faith in all we do as reflected in strategy, ministry and organizational practices.
  • Leading the Impact function within the organization, ensuring that our work results in positive financial, social, spiritual impact.
  • Equip staff to follow Jesus’ incarnational ministry model of servant leadership and of deep client listening.
  • Setting strategic knowledge management priorities to ensure that faith & development knowledge is leveraged as a strategic asset to enhance impact.
  • Adapting and developing resources (reflecting branding, communication and F&D priorities) that will influence and deepen all staffs understanding of VFU’s Christian identity and how it informs our approach to work and delivery of financial services.
  • Championing, modeling and supporting the living out of WV’s faith and calling through equipping of leaders and staff (including staff of different faiths; reflect denominational diversity and other-faith sensitivities, where appropriate.)
  • Ensuring our Christian faith informs and supports the delivery of high quality financial services and non-financial services (e.g. training of clients), and external engagement in delivering VisionFund Uganda’s mission mandates and impact of faith.

The role requires influence and must lead, guide and initiate processes for positioning VisionFund Uganda as a leading Christian MFI.

The role must create spiritually nurturing environments at head office and branch level that enable staff and leaders to successfully live out their vocational call and WV’s mission through providing guidance, pastoral support and fostering an environment of prayer. The role will keep VisionFund’s commitment to wise stewardship in the forefront of the organization’s decision-making.

Some of the key measures of success in this role will be:

  • Greater alignment and capacity to live out our faith in alignment to World Vision’s Our Promise, VisionFund International’s 2030 Strategy (particularly the areas of impact and Faith & Development), and VisionFund Uganda’s strategic plan.
  • Evidence of integration of our Christian faith and its impact in the way we deliver financial and non-financial services in the MFIs. Non-financial services extended to the way in which we work with clients, their families and communities.
  • That VisionFund is recognized as a distinctive Christian microfinance organization within the Uganda microfinance sector.

 

VIEW DETAILED JOB DESCRIPTION

How to apply: All interested and qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply by delivering hand copies to our office Plot 256 Bombo road Makerere Kavule or by email: recruitment@visionfunduganda.co.ug. Applicants should submit an application letter, a CV along with the contacts of three professional referees and copies of academic documents. Please indicate the title of the position you are applying for in the subject line. Applications should be received by 5:00pm on June 4, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.