World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Philippines

World Vision is the world's largest international children's charity. For 56 years in the Philippines, we bring everyday hope to thousands of children in the hardest places of rural and urban poor areas as a sign of God's unconditional love.

Make a difference and join in the field of aid and development. Become part of a professional and friendly team committed to a cause of fighting poverty at its root. We are looking for people whose faith and values match our mission to work with the poor. Browse this section for available positions in World Vision.

Current Opportunities

Assistant Finance Analyst

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

This position will support global centre reporting and analysis of national office financial data by developing specialized and complex templates that will be used by both national offices and FRSC, reviewing and analyzing finance information from field offices, and preparing and assessing specialized reports such as bank reconciliation and advances. Being the expert in the finance template, this position is expected to guide and advise offices on effectively using the templates, and in resolving issues that may arise.

This position will develop key measures in assessing and evaluating finance data reports and review and analysis of critical partnership reports of National/Regional/Offsite offices such as Bank Reconciliation and Staff Advances. This position will be responsible in the development, implementation, and maintenance of specialized accounting templates and provide assistance to aid and resolve associated issues.

This position will manage and administer the financial information from various finance tools.

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

  • Conduct desk review/in depth review of national/regional/offsite office financial reports. Identify and monitor critical issues with significant inaccuracies and potential accounting shortfalls.

  • Develop templates for various complex and comprehensive reports and identify how to improve, standardize and automate the existing templates as part of continuing business process improvement and efficiency.

  • Serve as business owner/consultant and ensure users get maximum benefits from the templates developed.

  • Manage, administer and maintain the compliance and consolidation of National/Regional/Offsite offices to be used by the partnership and other FRSC team members. This includes revision and correction, reconciliation and validation of financial information. This also includes researching, delving, and establishing of needed procedures to enhance current data gathering and analyses.

  • Manage financial information in WV Central NO Reporting sub-site, Sharepoint and Financial Reporting Service Center database in Lotus Notes.

  • Aid in the preparation and review of year end closing process and documents.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor's or University Degree in Accounting.

  • Has an extensive knowledge and experience in all areas of finance and accounting.

  • Excellent multi-tasking and organization aptitudes.

  • Competent on financial reporting and analysis (Preferably someone who has good experience on data analysis).

  • Has sufficient knowledge and experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, and Powerpoint, and has the ability to quickly learn and use other software packages like OLAP, PMQA, PowerPivot, PowerBI etc.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience preferably in an international NGO environment or the like.

  • Has at least 6 months experience in developing templates using Microsoft Excel, Access or the like.

  • Can thrive in a multi-cultural, geographically dispersed work environment.

  • Able to work with several functional managers or stakeholders.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Preferably with experience in PowerBI and Sunsystems.

  • Experience and knowledge on Advanced Excel.

Project Support - Production Assistant (Content)

*4 positions available.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The child sponsorship content team Production Assistant (PA) I will be responsible to support the delivery of child sponsorship sponsor features that support the retention and acquisition of sponsors. This role will focus on quality assurance, quality review, content coordination and other feature production needs as they arise.

The role reports directly to CSC Team Production Coordinator I or II (where applicable) and co functionally led by a CSC Team Production Specialist.

This role requires strong written and verbal communication, a high level of attention to detail, strong skills in MS Office (specifically excel) and the ability to work on multiple projects at once.

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

  • Support delivery of various tasks to produce child sponsorship product features based on assigned work - meet global quality standards, comply with child protection policy, and other partnership requirements.

  • Identify and escalate quality concerns to Production Specialists and Production Coordinators.

  • Support all SGPS Operations.

  • Complete other duties and responsibilities assigned by leads and management (where applicable).

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Communications, Marketing, Project or Business Management, or related field. (Diploma or training in these fields may be considered for candidates with highly applicable work experience).

  • At least 1 year of work experience.

  • Capacity to manage own time and workload, adhere to minimum standards documentation, and work with medium attention to detail.

  • Advance skill and knowledge with MS Office, specifically Excel, Word, Power point, Outlook, as well as Lotus Notes.

  • Competent spoken and written English capacity.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experience working in NGO or other large, global organisation.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

Child Sponsorship Business Coordination Partner

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The CS Business Coordination Partner contributes to the communication and implementation of a portfolio of initiatives and processes with Field Offices and/or Support Offices. It is responsible for the development and maintenance of close and effective work relationships with field/support offices participating in the initiatives/processes, and for communicating and coordinating activities. It serves as the point of contact to connect the GC project teams and the participating offices.

The role involves cooperating with key people from the project management group of the Sponsorship Global Coordination Services team (SGCS), and collaborating with specific group of RO/NOs/SOs in order to achieve objectives of multiple projects/processes supported by the SGCS. It supports the planning, monitoring, dissemination and reporting requirements of the SGCS. It provides streamlined communication and centralized coordination for/with Field Offices / Support Offices to achieve the objectives of multiple projects and initiatives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project implementation, communication & representation, conflict/problem identification and resolution, and risk management:

  • Work directly with field/support offices and the project management services group of the SGCS to complete planned activities within established timeline and through agreed process. Contribute to the overall success of the portfolio and program objectives of the SGCS.

  • Monitor and report to project coordinator/manager the progress of multiple activities, including follow-up and tracking of responses and submissions of required project documents.

  • Assist project management services group in gathering and analyzing information for project reporting and work planning.

  • Apply communication tools, protocols and processes to help develop and maintain positive customer relationships with participating field/support offices.

  • Disseminate project information to participating offices.

  • Provide regular updates to the participating RO/NO/SO about project/process status, progress, issues.

  • Organize, prepare and facilitate regular and ad-hoc face-to face or online meetings and activities with field/support offices.

  • Bring to GC project meetings the interests, request, questions, concerns of participating offices.

  • Escalate to Manager and project leads all issues, support needs, business risks that emerge from activities and engagements with participating offices.

  • Coordinate with field/support offices the implementation of work-around/resolution to address issues or manage risks, including connecting GC teams with the field/support office.

  • Perform other duties as may be required by the project with approval from manager.

Contribute to work planning, improvement of work processes/tools, and development of the CS Business Coordination Partners group:

  • Participate and actively contribute in the regular integrated work planning of the CS Business Coordination Partners Group.

  • Support the periodic review of the processes, protocols, templates, tools used by the group by providing feedback, sharing lessons and recommending improvements.

  • Participate in service quality reviews; Assist manager in implementing improvements or changes.

  • Train or coach new CS Business Coordination Partners or other team members – develop and implement training/coaching plan as needed.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or Management or related field.

  • Diploma or course in Project Management, Management or related field

  • 3 to 5 year experience in project management or coordination or related role in a multi-national or INGO

Preferred:

  • A broad understanding of non-profit operations. Commitment to World Vision´s objectives, ethos, core ministries, Mission Statement and Core Values is mandatory.

  • In-depth knowledge and skills in planning and project management. Use of generally accepted project management tools.

  • Proven knowledge of project management, including 2 or more years managing projects.

  • Diploma or certification in project management desired.

  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving and time management skills. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation and administrative abilities. Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

Accounts Payable Assistant

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Accounts Payable Assistant is responsible for reporting to the accounts payable team lead for processing invoices and verification of invoices while delivering a high level of service that meets or exceeds the Service Level Agreement on behalf of World Vision (WV) SSC in the South Asia Pacific Region.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Responsible for processing all purchases (supplier invoices) and refunds (credit notes).

  • Analyzing purchases by expense type.

  • Obtaining invoice authorization.

  • Match invoices with purchase orders, where applicable, purchase order requisitions, where applicable, and evidence of receipt of goods or services.

  • Reconcile supplier accounts and resolve differences.

  • Deal with supplier account queries via telephone, email and fax and resolve queries promptly.

  • Monitor accruals for management accounts.

  • Assist with purchasing, cash management and budgeting.

  • Receiving and review supporting documentation from Global Centre, validate policies and procedures and recommend improvements.

  • Disbursing petty cash by recording entry; verifying documentation.

  • Maintaining historical records by microfilming and filing documents.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor´s Degree, preferably in Accounting or Finance.

  • At least 6 months work experience.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Experienced in interfacing with business customers in defining procurement service requirements or procurement/accounting information.

  • Broad based experience in accounting and financial systems.

  • Ability to work in a time sensitive environment.

  • Experience in interfacing with business customers in resolving payment issues.

  • Knowledge of WV’s policy and procedure in the area of finance, systems and products.

Application Developer I -G

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Individuals working in an Application Developer I role are responsible for coding, testing, debugging, documenting and maintaining applications based on defined business requirements. They work as a member of a team on small to moderately complex projects.

Individuals must be able to adjust to constant business change and as needed to proactively plan for changes that are likely to occur. Common types of changes include introduction of new organizations through mergers and acquisitions, the separation of parts of organization (as subsidiaries, or when the business changes direction), evolving goals and strategies and emerging technologies. These changes require integration of solutions that can impact the overall system development activity. Application Developers also provide client support, consultation and subject matter expertise for system development, maintenance and support.

Individuals within the Application Development job family work closely with clients, business analysts and team members to understand the business requirements that drive the analysis and design of quality technical solutions. These solutions must be aligned with business and IT strategies and are in compliance with the organization’s architectural standards. Application Developers are involved in the full systems life cycle and therefore are responsible for designing, coding, testing, implementing and supporting application software that is delivered on time and within budget. Responsibilities beyond development of software may include participation in component and data architecture design, technology planning, product evaluation, advanced testing processes and buy vs. build recommendations. Individuals also provide input to project plans related to the Application Development initiative. Application Developers have a strong knowledge of programming languages used by the organization. They have experience in systems design and have a solid understanding of development, database development, testing, and integration methodologies. Knowledge of current and emerging IT products, services and processes is required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project Planning:

  • Participates in project planning process with team members.

Code and Test:

  • Codes applications using a disciplined development process and in accord with the company’s standard development process (SDLC).

  • Creates data extracts and reports from system based requirements.

  • Develops, executes and documents test plans.

Deployment:

  • Assists in the deployment of new modules, upgrades and fixes to the production environment.

  • Makes modules production-ready by moving them to libraries, completing forms, following procedures, completing version control documents, etc.

Maintenance (Break/Fix):

  • Provides ongoing maintenance of applications.

Production Support:

  • Assists in Providing Level 2 production support.

  • Troubleshoots existing information systems to identify errors or deficiencies and develops solutions.

Documentation/User Guides:

  • Documents functions and changes to new or modified modules and test activities/results.

Standards/Quality:

  • Adheres to standards and procedures.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Associate’s degree in Programming/Systems, Computer Science or other related field, specialized training or certification. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires working knowledge in one programming language.

  • Typically requires 1 – 3 years of programming experience.

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

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Proficient in C# and Javascript programming with good knowledge on how to use IDEs like visual studio and VS code.

  • Experience in database script development.

  • Experience in Web application and API development using .Net Core and Angular.

  • Experience in Level 3 application support.

Business Analyst I

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Individuals working as a Business Analyst I are responsible for serving as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization to translate business needs into IT requirements. They are project team members involved in all phases of the design, development and implementation of technology solutions throughout the business case and development life cycle processes supporting one or more low to moderately complex business process.

Based on breadth and depth of understanding of business needs and processes, they collaborate with other IT professionals to determine if solutions currently exist (internally or externally) or whether new solutions are feasible. They take a broad perspective to determine how such solutions will impact existing work processes and systems, and how to manage the integration. They also research and make recommendations for buy vs. build decisions.

Business Analysis professionals are innovative, identifying and proposing technology based business solutions. Through adaptable communication skills and the ability to translate between technical and business language, they work collaboratively, negotiating requirements across multiple groups.

Business Analysts must have a solid understanding of the client’s existing business processes, the key drivers and measures of success for the business, and the short- and long-term direction of the business and related technologies.

They must have a working knowledge of the business area that they support and should be equally aligned with the IT department. Strong analytical, interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills are also required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning:

  • Conducts data gathering and analysis to understand business strategy and direction.

  • Participates in short-term planning sessions with a client to implement process improvement within an assigned client area.

  • Assists in business case development.

Liaison:

  • Serves as the link between the business and the IT technical team.

Business Requirements:

  • Assists in assessing client needs utilizing a structured requirements process (gathering, analyzing, documenting, and managing changes) to assist in identifying business priorities.

  • Develops, writes, and communicates business requirements and functional specifications for the implementation of business solutions.

Business Process:

  • Documents current business processes and models.

Testing:

  • Develops user test cases and validates test results during user acceptance testing.

Service Level Agreements:

  • Is familiar with the current Service Level Agreements (SLA) for a particular work area and can participate in the vendor selection process for clients in accordance with IT standards and specifications as required.

Problem Solving:

  • Investigates and resolves issues, escalates as needed.

  • Uses basic analytical techniques.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Analyzes metrics to ensure customer satisfaction.

Communications/Consulting:

  • Provides frequent project status reports to clients and management.

  • Communicates project issues and recommended resolution.

  • Participates in the creation, review and analysis of user stories/ epics in projects utilizing agile development methodology.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires basic knowledge of business operations and systems requirements processes.

  • Typically requires 1-3 years of relevant technical or business work experience.

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

Business Analyst II

*Position locations: Philippines, Malaysia or India where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Incumbents working as a Business Analyst II are responsible for serving as a liaison between the business community and the IT organization to translate business needs into IT requirements. They are project team members involved in all phases of the design, development and implementation of technology solutions throughout the business case and development life cycle processes supporting several business functions and several moderately complex business processes.

Based on breadth and depth of understanding of business needs and processes, they collaborate with other IT professionals to determine if solutions currently exist (internally or externally) or whether new solutions are feasible. They take a broad perspective to determine how such solutions will impact existing work processes and systems, and how to manage the integration. They also research and make recommendations for buy vs. build decisions.

Business Analysis professionals are innovative, identifying and proposing technology based business solutions. Through adaptable communication skills and the ability to translate between technical and business language, they work collaboratively, negotiating requirements across multiple groups.

Business Analysts must have a solid understanding of the client’s existing business processes, the key drivers and measures of success for the business, and the short- and long-term direction of the business and related technologies.

They must have a working knowledge of the business area that they support and should be equally aligned with the IT department. Strong analytical, interpersonal, negotiation and communication skills are also required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning:

  • Conducts data gathering and analysis to understand business strategy and direction.

  • Participates in short-term planning sessions with a client to implement process improvement within an assigned client area.

  • Develops business cases.

Liaison:

  • Serves as the link between the business, third party vendors and the IT technical team.

Business Requirements:

  • Assesses client needs utilizing a structured requirements process (gathering, analyzing, documenting, and managing changes) to assist in identifying business priorities and advice on options.

  • Develops, writes, and communicates business requirements and functional specifications for the implementation of business solutions.

  • Analyzes customer’s operations to understand their strengths and weaknesses to determine opportunities for improvements.

Business Process:

  • Analyzes and recommends improvements to business processes and models.

  • Documents current business processes and models.

Feasibility:

  • Provides factual content to feasibility study for standard development projects and enhancements.

Testing:

  • Develops user test cases and validates test results during user acceptance testing.

Service Level Agreements:

  • Is familiar with the current Service Level Agreements (SLA) for a particular work area and as needed participates in the vendor selection process for clients in accordance with IT standards and specifications as required.

Problem Solving:

  • Identifies and resolves issues.

  • Uses new and varied analytical techniques.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Analyzes metrics to ensure customer satisfaction.

Communications/Consulting:

  • Promotes an understanding of IT roles, processes and activities to the business units.

  • Supports and participates in the formal reporting of project status.

  • Negotiates agreements and commitments by facilitating communication between business unit(s) and IT from initial requirements to final implementation phase of projects.

  • Actively participates in the creation, review and analysis of user stories/epics in projects utilizing agile development methodology.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Requires working knowledge of business operations and systems requirements processes.

  • Any kind of Business Analyst certification.

  • Typically requires 3-5 years of relevant technical or business work experience.

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

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Critical thinking and problem solving.

  • Basic SQL Query.

  • Experience in requirement gathering, analysis, and writing user stories.

  • Experience in Quality Assurance.

  • Experience in Customer Support.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

Finance Analyst, Support Office Business Support & Analysis

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Finance Analyst for SO Business Support and Analysis works across a variety of stakeholders (finance and non-finance) and with different levels in the organization to provide accounting and financial advisory, research, consulting and support that inform decision making and policy development/enhancement, and support financial management of the Support Office he/she is assigned to.

To meet this end, this position prepares and design specialized, complex or large data financial reports. Using these information, this position analyses the data, reviews the finances of a team/department/office, recommends for financial control, checks for compliance to policy and standards, recommends ways to solve problems or issues, and recommends areas for improvement.

The position uses the report and analysis to identify potential risks, prepare financial plans (in some cases), and provide management support in decision making and planning.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Prepare and develop financial reports and analysis, and collaborate with stakeholders to arrive at the desired outcome.

  • Consolidate, review and identify the financial information (from various data sources, if needed) needed to prepare financial reports and perform analysis required by the Support Office, Donor or other stakeholder.

  • Develop tools, templates and recommend processes necessary to derive the financial information needed.

  • Determine and recommend reports and processes necessary to meet the Support Office’s needs.

  • Monitor and review the financial performance of field offices and identify risk areas. Address risk appropriately, and coordinate with management to mitigate and prevent future risk as needed.

  • Check for compliance to accounting, reporting or finance policy and procedures. Address non-compliance appropriately and timely, and assist management in resolving issues. Escalate issues to senior management as needed.

Maintain integrity and timeliness of data in various systems, and ensure that the data is consistent and accurate. Systems include but is not limited to Power BI, Horison, myPBAS, internal system and ledger, etc.

Training World Vision Ireland staff on relevant FRSC Power BI Reports as well as optimising reports to fit their needs.

Assist and oftentimes initiate and lead the year-end carry-forward process in accordance with the agreed policy, and ensure accuracy of information and compliance to policy.

Lead, participate or contribute to ad-hoc projects work as required. Some of these include the following:

  • Financial analysis and reporting required for CRM & ERP Migration.

  • Charge analysis and apportionment to Global Centre.

  • Grants and donor reporting and analysis.

  • Funding transfers, for direct-funding Support Offices.

  • Train stakeholders or users on financial analysis reports, skills policies or processes.

Monitor and track implementation of internal and external audit recommendations of national offices funded by the assigned Support Office and provide report of key trends to be followed up with national office management.

Continuously improve, develop or provide intelligent advice and recommendations in the development of reporting and analytical tools, templates, systems and processes to increase efficiency, accuracy and productivity of reporting and

analysis (e.g. automation).

Clearly and adequately present to stakeholders. Participate and contribute in discussions, conferences or working groups as needed.

Attend and participate in meetings, team events, conference that may be assigned.

Attend and participate in chapel services, daily and group devotions.

Promote World Vision’s values through example and hold self and others accountable for the same across the team.

Perform all other duties that may be assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor's or University Degree in Accounting or Finance

  • Has extensive and advanced knowledge and experience in all areas of finance and accounting, preferably in an international development, non-profit or multinational organization.

  • Has advanced knowledge and is highly skilled in MS Office Suite (especially MS Excel), and finance systems. (especially MS Dynamics /Navision).

  • Has average to above average knowledge, skills and experience in PowerBI.

  • Has the ability to understand multiple data sources and how they relate to each other.

  • Able to work with several functional managers or stakeholders and is able to effectively communicate with all levels in the organization (verbally and in writing).

  • Demonstrated ability to think independently and critically, self-learn and self-manage, and perform detailed and complex analysis. Has the confidence and competence to identify problems and recommend solutions and best practices.

  • Has very strong analytical, problem-solving, multi-tasking and organizational skills.

  • Minimum 4-6 years of experience preferably in an international NGO environment, multilateral organization or an international audit/accounting environment.

  • Minimum 6 months experience working on grants.

  • Minimum 6 months experience working or supporting people off-shore.

  • Has experience in working with people from different levels and functions in the organization.

  • Has substantial and successful experience working in a multi-cultural, geographically dispersed work environment and is able to work with several functional managers or stakeholders.

  • Fluent in general and business English language - written and verbal.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Certified Public Accountant (preferred but not required).

  • Proficient in MS Powerpoint and advanced experience/skills in PowerBI, PowerPivot and Power Query.

  • Skilled in preparing complex management reports on a timely basis.

  • Ability to write and read in Spanish and/or French.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 5% of the time.

Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer III

*Preferred position location: Manila, Philippines or India where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position will perform data analysis and modelling on large datasets at a global-scale, visualization, and analytics for the Partnership Data Capability. Focus on the potential impacts of emerging technologies such as big data, predictive analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, mobile, and AR/MR applications.

  • Perform hands-on data analysis and modeling with huge data sets for Partnership Data Capability.

  • Discover data sources, import them, clean them up, and make them “portal-ready”.

  • Create advanced analytic models using statistics, AI, machine learning and deep learning methodologies.

  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.

  • Statistical modeling, model fitting, machine learning, data mining on large datasets.

  • Dive deep into a wide range of data (Horizon, FRSC, VFI, Advocacy, Faith & Development, and Sectors etc.) to identify opportunities and recommend solutions.

  • Research and work with Data Analytics and Architecture teams to implement new technologies that will facilitate better data integrity, reliability, and enrichment of the portal.

  • Run regular tests and statistical analysis, draw conclusions on the accuracy of the data.

  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using Python, SQL and AWS technologies.

  • Perform ad hoc data mining, exploration, and statistical analyses on complex problem statements.

  • Write ETL pipelines to make data available for training and testing models both offline and in production.

  • Working with Geo spatial and Satellite data and linking to economic indicators.

  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

  • Identify unexplored data opportunities for the business to unlock and maximize the potential of digital data within the organization.

  • Support ongoing technology evaluation process and proof of concept projects.

Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project/Work Planning:

  • May lead workstream planning process from inception, technical design, development, testing and delivery of BI solutions.

  • Participate in project management estimation process.

  • Assists in planning, implementation of data identification.

  • Analyze functional business processes and requirement.

  • Manages and plans for BI services.

Business Requirements:

  • Work with business partners to develop and analyze business intelligence needs.

  • Provides input to business requirements and functional specifications for the design and implementation of solution.

  • Interprets business requirements and determines optimum BI solutions to meet needs.

  • Interfaces with business partners to identify and provides input to new technology opportunities that will have an impact on the enterprise wide BI systems.

  • Leads interviews with end users to determine the requirements for data, reports, analyses, training, data quality and performance.

Design/Develop:

  • Work with Architects to design and develop BI applications/solutions.

  • Analyzes and tests new releases/versions of BI applications/solutions in order to determine rollout schedule, technical compatibility and identify and resolve integration issues.

  • Analyzes, designs, and develops query parameters, layout, filters, and analytics for business solutions.

  • Enhances the performance of business intelligence tools by defining data profiling, data to filter and index that adds value to the user.

  • Designs and develops and optimizes enterprise wide information “views” and custom reports.

  • Provides technical direction for the development of reports keeping usability, security and data integrity.

Testing:

  • Lead or provide technical direction for the planning, designing, and execution of testing efforts.

  • Develops, executes and documents test plans.

  • Reviews test plans and monitors testing process to ensure that business results are tested.

  • Provides support to test streams.

  • Resolves issues based on test results.

Support:

  • Provides adhoc, warranty, and post implementation phase support.

  • Troubleshoots solution outputs.

  • Recommends improvements of BI applications.

  • Optimizes BI applications or performs report and query tuning to improve performance.

  • Supports and helps manage external resources, such as service providers and vendor field support.

Info Quality Assurance:

  • Provides input to the development of information quality metrics.

  • Creates data quality tickets, as needed.

Research/Evaluation:

  • Researches tools, frameworks and mechanisms for data analytics.

  • Interfaces with vendors to keep abreast of new technologies, pricing and customer applicability.

  • Participates in vendor evaluations.

Policies, Standards, Procedures:

  • Adheres to current standards.

  • Provides input to policies, standards, and procedure for the form, structure and attributes of the BI tools and systems.

Training:

  • Designs and delivers end-user training and training materials.

  • Trains users to transform data into action-oriented information and to use that information correctly.

Coaching/Mentoring:

  • Provides guidance, training, and problem solving assistance to other team members.

  • Mentors less-experienced individuals.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Experience:

  • 5-7 years of professional industry experience doing quantitative analysis. An advanced degree (MS, PhD) in a quantitative field (e.g. Computer Science, Econometrics, Physics) a plus.

  • Bachelors or MS or equivalent in Data Science / Computer Science/ Information technology/ Statistics/ Applied Mathematics or another quantitative field.

  • Minimum 2+ years of related hands on experience as Data Scientist in real-time projects.

  • Hadoop/Spark/Java/AWS or Azure certifications or Data Analytics certifications is an advantage.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Has experience with statistical modeling, machine learning, deep learning, optimization and other DS techniques.

  • Has experience in modeling, validating, importing, cleaning and transforming data with the purpose of extracting insights for decision making purposes.

  • Extensive knowledge on Supervised and Unsupervised learning models.

  • Big Data/Data Lake - Should be well versed with Hadoop, Spark, Experience with Cloud based services a plus - Google Cloud, AWS, Azure services used for Data storage and Data ingestion/ transformation like S3, ADF, Glue etc.

  • Prior experience in building and deploying various machine learning models (KNN, Decision Trees, Clustering, Artificial Neural Networks).

  • Prior experience in building statistical techniques (Regression, distributions etc...)

  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.

  • Expertise in designing and testing experiments.

  • Exposure to Conversational platform like ChatBots (good to have).

Tools & Technology:

  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, Matlab, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets. Preferred: Strong knowledge of Python and/or Java.

  • Prior experience in working with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence methods using Python or R.

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.

  • Hands on experience in extraction, mining and transformation and presentation of data on various reporting tools like Power BI, Tableau, etc.

Soft Skills:

  • Solid communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer

*Preferred position location: Manila, Philippines or India where WVI is registered to operate.

*Two positions available.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Perform data analysis and modelling on large datasets at a global-scale, visualization, and analytics for the Partnership Data Capability. Focus on the potential impacts of emerging technologies such as big data, predictive analytics, machine learning, artificial intelligence, mobile, and AR/MR applications.

  • Perform hands-on data analysis and modeling with huge data sets for Partnership Data Capability.

  • Discover data sources, import them, clean them up, and make them “portal-ready”.

  • Create advanced analytic models using statistics, AI, machine learning and deep learning methodologies.

  • Identify, design, and implement internal process improvements: automating manual processes, optimizing data delivery, re-designing infrastructure for greater scalability, etc.

  • Create and maintain optimal data pipeline architecture.

  • Statistical modeling, model fitting, machine learning, data mining on large datasets.

  • Dive deep into a wide range of data (Horizon, FRSC, VFI, Advocacy, Faith & Development, and Sectors etc.) to identify opportunities and recommend solutions.

  • Research and work with Data Analytics and Architecture teams to implement new technologies that will facilitate better data integrity, reliability, and enrichment of the portal.

  • Run regular tests and statistical analysis, draw conclusions on the accuracy of the data.

  • Build the infrastructure required for optimal extraction, transformation, and loading of data from a wide variety of data sources using Python, SQL and AWS technologies.

  • Perform ad hoc data mining, exploration, and statistical analyses on complex problem statements.

  • Write ETL pipelines to make data available for training and testing models both offline and in production.

  • Working with Geo spatial and Satellite data and linking to economic indicators.

  • Work with data and analytics experts to strive for greater functionality in our data systems.

  • Identify unexplored data opportunities for the business to unlock and maximize the potential of digital data within the organization.

  • Support ongoing technology evaluation process and proof of concept projects.

  • Create data tools for analytics and data scientist team members that assist them in building and optimizing our product into an innovative industry leader.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project/Work Planning:

  • Lead workstream planning process from inception, technical design, development, testing and delivery of BI solutions.

  • Participate in project management estimation process.

  • Assists in planning, implementation of data identification.

  • Analyze functional business processes and requirement.

  • Manages and plans for BI services.

Business Requirements:

  • Work with business partners to develop and analyze business intelligence needs.

  • Provides input to business requirements and functional specifications for the design and implementation of solution.

  • Interprets business requirements and determines optimum BI solutions to meet needs.

  • Interfaces with business partners to identify and provides input to new technology opportunities that will have an impact on the enterprise wide BI systems.

  • Leads interviews with end users to determine the requirements for data, reports, analyses, training, data quality and performance.

Design/Develop:

  • May work with Architects to design and develop BI applications/solutions.

  • Analyzes and tests new releases/versions of BI applications/solutions in order to determine rollout schedule, technical compatibility and identify and resolve integration issues.

  • Analyzes, designs, and develops query parameters, layout, filters, and analytics for business solutions.

  • Enhances the performance of business intelligence tools by defining data profiling, data to filter and index that adds value to the user.

  • Designs and develops and optimizes enterprise wide information “views” and custom reports.

  • Provides technical direction for the development of reports keeping usability, security and data integrity.

Testing:

  • May lead or provide technical direction for the planning, designing, and execution of testing efforts.

  • Develops, executes and documents test plans.

  • Reviews test plans and monitors testing process to ensure that business results are tested.

  • Provides support to test streams.

  • Resolves issues based on test results.

Support:

  • Provides adhoc, warranty, and post implementation phase support.

  • Troubleshoots solution outputs.

  • Recommends improvements of BI applications.

  • Optimizes BI applications or performs report and query tuning to improve performance.

  • Supports and helps manage external resources, such as service providers and vendor field support.

Info Quality Assurance:

  • Provides input to the development of information quality metrics.

  • Creates data quality tickets, as needed.

Research/Evaluation:

  • Researches tools, frameworks and mechanisms for data analytics.

  • Interfaces with vendors to keep abreast of new technologies, pricing and customer applicability.

  • Participates in vendor evaluations.

Policies, Standards, Procedures:

  • Adheres to current standards.

  • Provides input to policies, standards, and procedure for the form, structure and attributes of the BI tools and systems.

Training:

  • Designs and delivers end-user training and training materials.

  • Trains users to transform data into action-oriented information and to use that information correctly.

Coaching/Mentoring:

  • Provides guidance, training, and problem solving assistance to other team members.

  • Mentors less-experienced individuals.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

Experience:

  • 7-10 years of professional industry experience doing quantitative analysis. An advanced degree (MS, PhD) in a quantitative field (e.g. Computer Science, Econometrics, Physics) a plus.

  • Bachelors or MS or equivalent in Data Science / Computer Science/ Information technology/ Statistics/ Applied Mathematics or another quantitative field.

  • Minimum 4+ years of related hands on experience as Data Scientist in real-time projects.

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Has experience with statistical modeling, machine learning, deep learning, optimization and other DS techniques.

  • Has experience in modeling, validating, importing, cleaning and transforming data with the purpose of extracting insights for decision making purposes.

  • Extensive knowledge on Supervised and Unsupervised learning models.

  • Big Data/Data Lake - Should be well versed with Hadoop, Spark, Experience with Cloud based services a plus - Google Cloud, AWS, Azure services used for Data storage and Data ingestion/ transformation like S3, ADF, Glue etc.

  • Prior experience in building and deploying various machine learning models (KNN, Decision Trees, Clustering, Artificial Neural Networks).

  • Prior experience in building statistical techniques (Regression, distributions etc...)

  • Strong analytic skills related to working with unstructured datasets.

  • Expertise in designing and testing experiments.

  • Exposure to Conversational platform like ChatBots (good to have).

Tools & Technology:

  • Experience using statistical computer languages (R, Python, Matlab, etc.) to manipulate data and draw insights from large data sets. Preferred: Strong knowledge of Python and/or Java .

  • Prior experience in working with Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence methods using Python or R.

  • Advanced working SQL knowledge and experience working with relational databases, query authoring (SQL) as well as working familiarity with a variety of databases.

  • Hands on experience in extraction, mining and transformation and presentation of data on various reporting tools like Power BI, Tableau, etc.

Soft Skills:

  • Solid communication skills: Demonstrated ability to explain complex technical issues to both technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Hadoop/Spark/Java/AWS or Azure certifications or Data Analytics certifications is an advantage.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 20% of the time.

Senior Data Analytics and Insights Specialist

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The primary purpose of this position is to create analytics framework, conduct data analysis, interpret data and provide actionable information/insights for monitoring, research and management purposes contributing to excellence in sponsorship. The Senior Data Analytics and Insights Specialist is also responsible to engage closely with management and other stakeholders in the production of strategic and actionable information to influence strategic business decisions.

Working in close collaboration with Senior Analysts for Child and Project data, the role will function under general direction using the technical expertise to provide the management and other stakeholders with analytics and insights regarding child data

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create analytics framework, understand requirements, gather data, conduct analysis and provide quantitative insights through presentations, reports, and dashboards relating to different aspects of sponsorship including but not limited to area programmes and registered children portfolio, child well-being, performance and risks using existing database (Horizon-SSUI) and new information that may be gathered for special purposes.

  • Analyze data to answer specific business questions and utilizing statistical approaches where applicable, and draw meaningful and actionable insights. Ability to analyze and interpret a mix of qualitative and quantitative data, construct compelling narratives, and provide recommendations on complex topics.

  • Conduct analysis and turn insights into actionable changes to support child sponsorship various levels of work: planning, policy-making, implementation and monitoring.

  • Mine and translate data into meaningful insights and recommendations for the management and other stakeholders supporting the sponsorship operations.

  • Recognize, develop, and adopt best practices in reporting and analysis: automation, data integrity, analysis, validation, and documentation.

  • Manage various internal ad hoc requests to include projects to assist and support Senior Management and other stakeholders with on-demand analytics.

  • Collaborate with business units to understand the business challenges and provide the necessary analytical and data support. Collaborate with Child Data and Project Data Senior Analyst, and Senior Portfolio Analyst for mutual learning and contribution to improving each other’s work. Participate and contribute in various working groups as assigned by the management.

  • Liaise with Sponsorship Project Management and Coordination team, Sponsorship Business Processes & Systems Capability team, WVIT Horizon team, Financial Reporting Service Center (FRSC) and other functional groups and build linkages to optimize the use of available data to produce strategic and actionable information to the management and other stakeholders.

  • Communicate World Vision’s Christian ethos and demonstrate a quality of spiritual life that is an example to others. Attend and participate in devotional meetings, chapel services, staff retreat, Day of Prayer and other WV – Global Centre Offsite Manila Office events.

  • Perform other duties as may be required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics or related fields.

  • Proficient in basic and advanced level of statistical analysis and output interpretation.

  • Excellent skills in structured problem solving and ability perform complex analyses and draw meaningful and actionable insights.

  • Ability to work in a rapidly evolving environment and quickly grasp new concepts by demonstrating and applying knowledge of these tasks timely and accurately.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written at all levels with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail: ability to communicate technical information to non-technical audiences.

  • Strong technical skills in Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word) statistical software applications and tools (STATA) and data visualization tools (Power Bi).

  • Commitment to World Vision´s objectives, ethos, core ministries, Mission Statement and Core Values is mandatory.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in positions relating to or as economist, statistician, researcher, analyst or related areas in a multi-national or international non-government organizations.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in economics, statistics or mathematics or related fields.

  • A broad understanding of non-profit operations.

  • Experience in accessing large database and using data visualization tools and platforms. Power BI skill is an advantage.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

Grants Compliance Director

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Grants Compliance Director will lead the efforts, across the partnership to assure WVI is managing the supply chain related risks of all types of grants effectively. This includes close coordination with donors, support offices, global, regional and national office supply chain teams and other stake holders all levels. In addition, this role will be leading Supply Chain Data Analysis and have input to the management of supply chain governance documents (Supply Chain Policies, Processes, SOPs and Business Rules) including assessment of their applicability, identification of gaps, managing exception approval process.

Increased attention to grants helps achieve World Vision’s Strategic Mandates 2 & 3 (Strengthening Grass Roots Capacity, and Growing Resources). It is important to manage grants in compliance with donor regulations and ensuring timely delivery of project activities. Accordingly, Global Supply Chain has a clear mandate to set strategies, policies, standards, controls and especially capacity building of National Office Supply Chain teams

KEY RESPONSIBILIES:

Business Requirements:

  • Proactively engage with Donors, Support Offices (SOs), GAM Teams, Finance Business Partners and other stakeholders ensuring good coordination, adequate information sharing, embedding the Supply Chain Management function in the Grant Acquisition and management process.

  • Engage with GAM Team in annual grant forecasting, review the progress of grant pipeline plans and identification of future trends and functional needs / readiness.

Donor Procurement Governance Management:

  • Provide orientation to Donors & SOs program officers regarding WVI Supply Chain Management Governance Documents & Tools. (Policies, Processes, SOPs, Business Rules and ProVision environment).

  • Identify gaps between WVI & Donor policies and procedures, evaluate the impacts and mitigate risk.

Training and Capacity Building:

  • Lead & coordinate initiatives on grant capacity building in collaboration with various Support Offices and Regional Offices, Capacity Building Working Group, Finance Business Partners and other Stakeholders.

  • Review effectiveness of current staff capacity building models, seek to replicate best practices.

  • Maintain key WV grant resources, materials and databases.

  • Maintain a roster of grant certified staff and coordinate deployment of staff as needed.

  • Mentoring of Regional Grants Supply Chain Management point persons on grant management.

Monitoring Tool of Grant Execution:

  • Coordinate with Global Centre Financial Reporting and Business Intelligence Team in developing a Global Grant Performance Dashboard.

  • Globally rollout such monitoring tool at Regional Office (RO) and National Office (NO) level.

Control and Compliance:

  • Provide leadership in evaluating potential risk exposure in grants management & develop annual risk mitigation plans.

  • Coordinate with SO/Regional grant staff in developing strategies to address high priority areas.

  • With particular focus on Global Fund grants, develop initiatives to ensure adequate oversight of multi-lateral funding not assigned to SOs.

  • Evaluate risks exposure on new operational delivery models with close collaboration with Finance Business Partner and other Stake Holders. (Cash programs – cash vouchers, E-wallets, Implementing through Partners).

  • Recommend innovative solutions and tools to continuously improve grant supply chain management and adapt to the rapidly changing grant landscape.

  • Resolve/address short-term issues and action items regarding grant compliance coming from grant stakeholder groups.

Global Supply Chain Management Documentation Management:

  • This role will be leading the Supply Chain Management Data Analysis and have input to the management of Supply Chain Management Governance Documents (Policies, Processes, SOPs and Business Rules) including assessment of their

  • applicability, identification of gaps, managing exception approval process.

KNOWLDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

A minimum of 5 years supervisory experience working with Non-Governmental Organisation’s grants management teams and or Donor grants management teams.

Understanding of NGO cross cultural environment and commercial and legal risks in NGO working contexts.

Proven experience at Strategic Leadership level (preferably in Supply Chain Management) with working experience in grant related projects.

Degree in Supply Chain Management or Commerce or Law or equivalent professional qualification. Post graduate qualifications and or CIPS certification will be looked upon favorably.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

Substantive experience working in the INGO sector dealing with multiple donor funds and meeting different donor requirements.

CIPS, Legal or Commercial Contracts experience.

Demonstratable experience in successful leading initiatives related to compliance and capacity building.

Demonstrated ability to work with a diverse group of stakeholders to reach consensus and execution of plans.

Work Environment/Travel:

Ability and willingness to travel anywhere that World Vision operates, including international travel, up to 30% of the time.