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Regional IT Director, Asia Pacific

*Preferred locations: Manila, Philippines; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Bangkok, Thailand and Singapore. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the Asia Pacific Region where WVI is registered to

operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Regional IT Director is responsible for providing IT leadership in the region, managing and maintaining global IT processes and standards in the region. This position manages multiple IT processes and is accountable for IT services in the region.

Individuals within the IT leadership job family have responsibility for activities that contribute to planning, creating and implementing an IT vision and strategy that is aligned with the global IT strategic plan so as to enable the regional business strategy. They provide input to the development of global IT standards, technology architecture, technology evaluation and transfer. They manage small to large teams of IT staff in the region who are responsible for delivering and supporting IT solutions for the business and customers. They provide technical and business leadership to IT team in the region as well as to the business.

The Regional IT Director is also responsible for analyzing trends in technology, assessing the impact of emerging technologies on the business, providing solutions to address technology and business issues, and managing financial resources while ensuring the development of high-quality technology solutions. These solutions must be developed at the best possible cost and be aligned with customer and business needs while establishing relationships with employees and key internal and external stakeholders. They are also responsible for participating and providing input into the development of an IT governance framework that defines the working relationships and sharing of IT components among

various IT groups within the organization.

To be successful, individuals must possess a combination of business, technical and leadership skills and competencies. This requires an understanding of organization’s business needs, processes and functions. They also need a solid know ledge of IT infrastructure, architecture, applications development and support, networks, and computer operations. In addition, individuals working in this role must have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others.

The Regional IT Director has a matrix reporting to the Senior Director of Operations (SDO) for the region.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Business and IT Strategy:

  • Develops the tactical components and strategies to achieve goals at an enterprise level.

  • Works with business partners to understand business needs.

  • Manages the development and implementation of IT initiatives to support business strategy.

Change Management:

  • Articulates change.

  • Is active and visible throughout the change process.

  • Provides frequent, communication to department/organization and clients about the change (i.e., rationale, expected outcomes, the "big” picture) and the impact of the change (individual and business).

  • Builds a coalition of sponsorship (managers, staff and clients) and manages resistance to the change.

  • Identifies and removes obstacles to change.

Governance:

  • Leads or participates in a customer advisory board to manage IT services demand.

  • Communicates client’s needs and priorities and provides feedback on pricing and investment.

Architecture:

  • Provides input to technology planning within multiple functional areas.

  • Implements solutions consistent with current and future architecture.

Process Improvements:

  • Manages the improvement processes that impact customer satisfaction and relationships.

  • Owns the designated processes and is accountable for ensuring that established processes are followed.

Finance:

  • Owns and manages the Regional IT budget.

  • Participates in the development of IT budgets.

  • Tracks and takes appropriate steps to stay within budget.

  • Provides high-quality services at optimal cost to customers.

  • Measures service performance and implements improvements.

IT Technology Development:

  • Directs the development, implementation and support of technology solutions required to increase business efficiency and effectiveness.

Service Level Agreements (SLAs):

  • Participates and provides input to the SLA development process.

  • Ensures internal SLAs are met.

Vendor Management:

  • Provides advice and counsel to the vendor relationship decision-making and contract development processes.

  • Reviews service provider performance.

  • Identifies and confirms performance problems and notifies contract managers.

Resource Management:

  • Meets regularly with team to gather work statuses.

  • Discusses work progress and obstacles.

  • Provides advice, guidance, encouragement and constructive feedback.

  • Ensures work, information, ideas, and technology flow freely across teams.

  • Establishes measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals.

  • Documents and presents performance assessments.

  • Recognizes and rewards associates commensurate with performance.

  • Implements organizational practices for staffing, EEO, diversity, performance management, development, reward and recognition, and retention.

Workforce Planning:

  • Identifies the roles, skills and knowledge required to achieve goals.

  • Ensures staff has the resources and skills needed to support all work initiatives within a limited number of COCs or functions.

  • Participates in IT workforce deployment activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires leadership, business knowledge, negotiation skills and experience/in-depth knowledge of IT infrastructure operations and/or software implementation and support across multiple countries.

  • Requires demonstrated ability to launch and deliver one or more IT project(s) across multiple countries on time and within budget.

  • Typically has 10 to 15 years of IT and business/industry work experience, with knowledge of one process/service.

  • Requires experience in managing teams and building relationships with people at a variety of levels.

  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as necessary.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Industry certifications from Microsoft, Cisco, ITIL, ISACA, PMI, etc.

  • An IT professional with expertise and experience in managing IT Operations end-to-end and across multiple countries in the Asia & Pacific Region.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% of the time.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), VisionFund Ghana

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

  • Lead the MFI, building an organization that honors Christian values by positively impacting the lives of many families and children through the delivery of appropriate financial services and training with a particular focus on the rural areas of Ghana.

  • Create a self-sustaining business with strong foundations (people, process, systems) that is capable of growing while managing risks.

  • Manage an effective and efficient operation, delivering to challenging financial and social performance targets.

  • Work closely with WV to develop integrated livelihoods programmes, and thereby obtain funding from the partnership and donors to grow the operation.

  • Finally, to deal with all regulatory issues and lead the organization through the process of conversion into regulated deposit institution in the near future.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Mission, Purpose & Business Acumen:

  • Delivery on child impact targets.

  • Develops, monitors and implements short and long term business plan.

  • Reports to the board using standard reporting templates on a regular basis;

  • Develops and deliver on key performance indicators for VisionFund Ghana (VFG).

  • Develops and implements strategic plan.

  • Ensures the culture of the whole organization reflects its mission and vision.

  • Develops, monitors and implements short and long term business plan.

  • Develops key performance indicators as per VFI and Board guidelines.

  • Ensure that the plans are cascaded to implementation groups and staff.

  • Reports plan compliance regularly.

  • Prepare monthly reports as required.

  • Leads the institution in developing and then achieving the targets as defined and agreed in the business plans, as well as in accomplishing VFG’s strategic goals.

Fundraising:

  • Develop proposals to acquire and maintain funding, credit lines, and others financial & non-financial resources required to attain VF objectives.

  • Negotiates effectively with creditors, grant bodies and other financial institutions;

  • Ensure compliance with conditions and reporting requirements.

  • Diligently manage and close grants and related projects.

  • Follow up with open grant audit issues.

Finance Management:

  • Ensures that annual financial projections, reports and budget are prepared for the board on time.

  • Recommends yearly budget for Board approval and prudently manages VFG’s resources within those budget guidelines.

  • Ensures that effective and efficient financial management system is installed and maintained.

  • VFG is profitable.

Risk Management:

  • Ensures that all loans are prudently disbursed.

  • Ensures savings products are effectively priced and delivered (subject to MFI board approval).

  • Ensures that effective internal control and risk management system is established and maintained.

  • Ensures effective liquidity management.

  • Ensure effective banking and financial systems are in place and are regularly updated.

Integration:

  • Ensure at national office and branch level integration strategies are fully understood, communicated and practiced.

  • Actively promote joint livelihoods projects with World Vision.

  • Ensures that both VFI and VFG and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image.

  • Develops networks and strategic alliances to positively influence the economic policies.

People, Leadership & Culture:

  • Provide effective Christ centered leadership & Culture.

  • Ensure recruitment of competent senior and middle management.

  • Ensures effective staff development, succession planning and performance management systems are in place at all levels & Compensation & benefits.

  • Approves and confirms staff appointment, promotion, demotion, termination and transfer.

  • Embodying of People & Culture policies & procedures.

  • Key Responsibility to create an environment where talent thrive, staff are engaged & Motivated and a culture of performance is embedded.

Policy Compliance:

  • Formulates and implements guidelines, procedures, internal regulations that are consistent with the policies set forth by the Board of Directors, VFI and the industry regulators.

  • Ensures that the institution complies with the requirements of the Central Bank other regulators and all VFI policies.

  • Prepares the MFI for new regulations.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum a Masters degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management or some other related field.

  • Must have at least ten years of working experience in senior management in a combination of the following: micro-enterprise lending organization, banking institution, a progressive corporate environment, international business, agricultural economics/development, or economic and business development institution.

  • Must have a clear understanding of micro finance industry and technology.

  • Must have worked experience in regulatory environment and better with institution that intermediate savings.

  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team.

  • Capability and willingness to lead the organization forward.

  • Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values.

  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach.

  • Fluent in English.

  • Very good communication and marketing skills.

  • Very good knowledge in economic and financial topics.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Must be a committed Christian, able to stand above denominational diversities.

  • Attend and lead daily devotions.

Working Environment/Conditions:

  • Office Environment: typical office based and frequent travel to fields (40% traveling and 60% office based).

  • Travel: 90% Domestic 10% international travel is desired.

  • On call: Yes in the after normal working hours.

  • Must get a work Permit if not a local staff from within the Country.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO), VisionFund DRC

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Chief Executive Officer is accountable for providing overall leadership for VISIONFUND DRC, for effectively managing all operations, and for the continued profitability, secure equity position, growth and evolution of the VISIONFUND DRC. This position is also accountable for developing and recommending effective policies as well as short-term and long-term business plans for Board approval and for their implementation.

Lead the Vision Fund Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Microfinance Institution (MFI) as a Christ Centered organization that positively impacts the lives of many families and children through the delivery of appropriate financial services and training.

Create a self-sustaining business with strong foundations (people, process, systems) that is capable of growing while managing risks.

Manage an effective and efficient operation, delivering to challenging financial and social performance targets.

Work closely with WV DRC to develop integrated livelihoods programmes, and thereby obtain funding from the partnership and donors to grow the operation.

Finally, to deal with all regulatory issues and lead the organization through the process of conversion into regulated deposit taking institution in the near future.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Promote the concept of “Toward Excellence” in motivating and providing leadership for staff to excel in the quality of service they provide.

  • Provide leadership and management of VISIONFUND DRC in the development of a comprehensive, innovative, sound, strategic business plan addressing both the short and long-term goals for Board approval.

  • Generate commitment from all employees to the business plan and objectives in order to achieve the desired goals of VISIONFUND DRC.

  • Develop, recommend, and implement all corporate policies, after Board approval, to ensure effective continuity and management of VISIONFUND DRC.

  • Maintain sound, long-term growth, quality service, profitability and secure equity objectives by providing leadership and direction in financial strategies, operational excellence and management effectiveness.

  • Develop and establish VISIONFUND DRC financial policy in conjunction with the Chief Financial Officer

  • Monitor and encourage an ongoing program of corporate development, including new products, new services, new delivery systems and area of expansion which will contribute to the overall profitability of VISIONFUND DRC while meeting client needs.

  • Ensure the effective utilization, selection, development, motivation, and continuity of all human resources by encouraging and supporting the corporate climate, training, development, and Human Resource policies that foster success, achievement and results.

  • Maintain and enhance the reputation of VISIONFUND DRC as an innovative, quality financial services institution.

  • Provide expertise, information, advice and counsel, concerning VISIONFUND DRC affairs, to the Chair and the Board of Directors to enable them to fulfill their accountability to the shareholders.

  • Contribute to the enhancement, credibility and reputation of the VISIONFUND DRC in the business, financial, governmental and local community by developing and maintaining effective relationships with other Senior Executives, community leaders, Government officials, and clients.

Mission & Purpose & Business Acumen:

Ensure that the vision, and mission, purpose, goals, objectives, outputs and policies set by the Board and approved by VFI are fully implemented, complied with and met

  • Follow up on strategy document and ensure proper execution.

  • Delivery on child impact targets.

  • Develops, monitors and implements short and long term business plan.

  • Reports to the board using standard reporting templates on a regular basis.

  • Develops and deliver on key performance indicators for VF DRC.

  • Develops and implements strategic plan.

  • Ensures the culture of the whole organization reflects its mission and vision.

  • Develops, monitors and implements short and long term business plan.

  • Develops key performance indicators as per VFI and Board guidelines.

  • Ensure that the plans are cascaded to implementation groups and staff.

  • Reports plan compliance regularly.

  • Prepare monthly reports as required.

  • Leads the institution in developing and then achieving the targets as defined and agreed in the business plans, as well as in accomplishing VF DRC’s strategic goals.

Finance Management:

  • Ensures financial projections, budgets and monthly reports are realistic, accurate and on time.

  • Ensure prudent and closely managed use of funds, close cost management and cashflow analysis.

  • Drive decisions to maintain healthy balance sheet.

  • Ensures that effective and efficient financial management system is installed and maintained.

  • Drives VF DRC towards profitability and growth.

Risk Management:

  • Ensures that all loans are prudently disbursed.

  • Ensures appropriate limits set on products, methodologies and branches according to market and performance.

  • Ensures savings products are effectively priced and delivered (subject to MFI board approval) and that depositors’ funds are safely managed according to policies and procedures and in respect of their rights.

  • Ensures that effective internal control and risk management system are established and maintained.

  • Ensures effective liquidity management.

  • Ensures effective banking and financial systems are in place and are regularly updated.

People, Leadership & Culture:

Institutional strengthening and capacity building

  • Provides effective Christ centered leadership & Culture.

  • Ensures recruitment of competent senior and middle management.

  • Ensures effective staff development, succession planning and performance management systems are in place at all levels & Compensation & benefits.

  • Approves and confirms staff appointment, promotion, demotion, termination and transfer.

  • Embodying of People & Culture policies & procedures.

  • Key Responsibility to create an environment where talent thrive, staff are engaged & Motivated and a culture of performance is embedded.

  • Demonstrates outstanding leadership qualities and values.

Integration:

Effective integration with WV& VFI and effective promotion of the organization Relations

  • Ensures at national office and branch level integration strategies are fully understood, communicated and practiced.

  • Actively promote joint livelihoods projects with World Vision.

  • Ensures that both VFI and VF DRC and its mission, programs, products and services are consistently presented in strong, positive image.

  • Develops networks and strategic alliances to positively influence the economic policies.

Policy Compliance:

Policy formulation and compliance to local regulations and VFI policies

  • Formulates and implements guidelines, procedures, internal regulations that are consistent with the policies set forth by the Board of Directors, VFI and the industry regulators.

  • Ensures that the institution complies with the requirements of the Central Bank other regulators and all VFI policies.

  • Prepares the MFI for new regulations.

Fundraising:

Fund Sourcing

  • Provides support in proposals to acquire and maintain funding, credit lines, and others financial & non-financial resources required to attain VF objectives.

  • In coordination with regional team, negotiates effectively with creditors, grant bodies and other financial institutions.

  • Ensure compliance with conditions and reporting requirements.

  • Diligently manage and close grants and related projects.

  • Follow up with open grant audit issues.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Minimum a Masters degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting, Management or some other related field.

  • Advanced experience, knowledge and training in accounting, financial and/or credit analysis or related areas.

  • Knowledge of local Banking and Financial Services (Act) banking compliance regulations, banking and business law, local employment and labor Laws, bank operational policies and procedures, and Micro lending products and services

  • Must have at least ten years of working experience in senior management in a combination of the following: micro-enterprise lending organization, banking institution, a progressive corporate environment, international business, agricultural economics/development, risk management, or economic and business development institution.

  • Must have a clear understanding of micro finance industry and technology.

  • Must have worked experience in regulatory environment and better with institution that intermediate savings.

  • Determined personality with initiative, perseverance and the ability to motivate and manage a team.

  • Capability and willingness to lead the organization forward.

  • Ready to comply and live up to and in accordance with the organization Ideals and Core Values.

  • Must be bilingual English/French.

  • Must have outstanding integrity and be an exceptional communicator.

  • Be a good trainer, facilitator, mentor, and coach.

  • Very good communication and marketing skills.

  • Very good knowledge in economic and financial topics.

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

Working Environment/Travel:

  • Office environment: Typical office based and frequent travel to the branch offices (40% traveling and 60% office based).

  • Travel: 90% Domestic 10% international travel is desired.

  • On call: Yes in the after normal working hours.

  • Must get a work Permit if not a local staff from within the Country.