Senior Manager of Partnership Job Vacancy at Compassion

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Senior Manager of Partnership Job Vacancy at Compassion

This senior manager is a member of the National Management Leadership team and provides leadership for all the work with local churches of the National Office/geography as it works to build the ownership, capacity, and resources of local churches to effectively minister to children and youth in their context.
The incumbent collaborates with the National Director and peer managers for effective functioning of church-facing teams. He/she leads the development and implementation of the Partnership and Growth Strategy that contributes to partner maturity and high quality programs.

Leads implementation of the Partnership Management core process. The primary purpose of this position is to provide direction through subordinate managers and staff, including hiring, discipline, and termination, as well as, coaching, performance management, assigning, checking, and approving work to achieve global strategies and objectives. The incumbent collaborates with other senior leaders and contributes to the development of functional strategy and makes decisions based on operational strategy and priorities.


  • Demonstrates to team members a personal commitment to serve, respect, and empower the church according to principles and commitments outlined in Compassion’s ministry philosophies.  Builds a team that demonstrates the same commitment.
  • Collaborates closely with Program Support and Business Support to address program design issues as well as plan the needed levels of technical expertise, support and training for Partners within the geography.  Ensures proper implementation of country-defined aspects of program and processes needed to support the local church’s ministry to children and youth.
  • Leads development and implementation of the Partnership and Growth Strategy of the national office.  This includes clearly identifying sub-regions in which to grow and phase out clusters within the country, ensuring capacity and direction for effective pre-partnership preparation and selection, developing the maturity of existing partners, increasing local resource mobilization, and managing overall growth/reduction of child registrations in a way that enhances the long-term self-sufficiency of the church.
  • Leads all church-facing team staff in the country to ensure effective integration of the global Partnership Certification training and required tools.
  • Directs all church partners in the country to implement the Partnership Management core process with special attention given to ongoing monitoring and evaluation of performance metrics.  Approves national level-defined changes to the process and recommends changes to the global process as appropriate.
  • Represents Compassion with denominational, governmental and other organizational bodies as delegated by the National Director.  Promotes and authorizes alliances with such organizations at the national level that increase opportunities for church partner resource mobilization.
  • Ensures that all Compassion commitments to the church are met, and that church partners address all operational and supporter engagement commitments.
  • Models effective collaboration with Program Support to ensure child protection standards are met
  • Ensures staff and key stakeholders understand the child protection implications of lead and partner development processes .


  • Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Senior Manager of Partnership Job Vacancy at Compassion


  • Accountable for supporting, upholding, and engaging in Compassion’s core “Cultural Behaviors” in all internal and external communication and relationships.

Skills & requirements;

  • Team building / coaching
  • Please include in your CV: current location, recent successes, Date of Birth and Marital sta.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences, Community Development or related field
  • Master’s Degree is required


  • At least 10 years experience in a similar role
  • At least 3 years experience in management or leadership
  • Experience working in an NGO setting and interdenominational churches will be an added advantage

Working Environment

Office – Standard Office Environment

Physical Demands

Sitting, standing, and/or walking for up to 8 hours per day

Travel Requirements

May be required to travel up to 30% of normal schedule


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