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

Treasury Coordinator - VisionFund

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Vision Fund International (VFI) is a wholly owned and controlled subsidiary of World Vision International (WVI). VFI’s role is to facilitate funding and stewardship of World Vision’s microfinance entities all over the world.

The role of the Treasury Coordinator is to support the Portfolio Manager through the processing of payment transactions, compiling financial data, coordinating collection of revenues and accounts receivable, providing; ProVision support, and contributing to treasury system projects and seasonal reporting needs.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Transaction Processing:

  • Instruct wire payments as requested for VFI lending and investment transactions.

  • Utilize Kyriba (WVI Treasury System) for intercompany transactions as instructed by management.

  • Conduct Blocked Party Screening on new vendors and business parties and coordinate KYC items as requested.

  • Act as primary super user, trainer, and expert in the Finance team – and globally acting as the system administrator – for ProVision.

Revenue Collection and Accounts Receivable:

  • Prepare invoices and coordinate with Accounts Receivable staff in the Accounting Team to ensure collection of investment revenue sources.

  • Interface with accounting team to ensure correct accounting of investment revenue in the accounts receivable subsidiary ledger – ensure the accounting team receives the information they need to keep ledger accurate.

  • Analyze collections process and systems and design/propose process improvements.

Data Processing:

  • Identify Cash receipts and disbursements, and record all activity in daily cash flow.

  • Record the origination of loans in VFI loan management system and tracking schedules.

  • Record interest and expense transactions in the VFI loan management system.

  • Record new MFI country level grant receipts and disbursements in relevant tracking schedules.

  • Support VFI Finance Team with reporting data scrubbing and preparation of supporting schedules.

Analysis and Projects:

  • Contribute to treasury and lending business projects under the guidance of the Portfolio Manager.

  • Support VFI Finance team with reporting data scrubbing and preparation of supporting schedules.

  • Provide ad hoc analysis as needed, for up to 15 % of time as requested by the Investment Director.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelors degree and work experience demonstrating professional numeracy, critical thinking and analytical ability.

  • The jobholder will need to have the proven ability to learn quickly in an environment with large amounts of information and will need problem solving skills and quantitative reasoning. Analytical skills and financial literacy will be critical for handling the analysis assignments in this role.

  • Proficient in MS Office, with strong MS Excel skills.

  • An organized and logical approach.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Proven ability to manage multiple goals and projects and to prioritize and execute deliverables.

  • Track record of proactivity and ability to work without close supervision.

  • Confident communicating at different levels within the organization – proven high quality verbal and written communication.

  • Good people skills with diplomacy and ability to influence senior managers in the MFIs, resolve problems together, and advocate for better ways of doing things.

  • Effective working in a matrix organization with multiple stakeholders.

  • Ability to be cross culturally sensitive through an awareness of cultural differences.

  • At least 1 year of related professional experience or equivalent internship experience, preferably with exposure to corporate payment transactions and financial analysis.

  • Knowledge of financial and accounting processes, payment systems, etc, which could have been gained from work experience in Treasury or accounting or supply chain.

  • Proven ability to learn how to deal with complexities such as multiple currencies, withholding taxes, transfer pricing issues, loan product and interest rate structures, etc.

  • Experience using accounting and treasury software systems.

  • Fluency in English.

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or similar field.

  • 2-3 years of professional experience in a corporate treasury.

  • Familiarity with or background in Microfinance.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • 5% travel

Architect I

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Individuals in the Architect I role are expected to facilitate the development of the right future-state architecture and ensure its effective adoption. They provide overall direction, guidance and definition of architecture programs that effectively support business strategies. This role will also advocate and support the enterprise’s IT strategies, identify and analyze enterprise business drivers, analyze the current IT environment to detect critical deficiencies, recommend solutions for improvement and develop strategies aligning IT to the business. They must have significant business knowledge and have one or more areas of technical expertise in which they concentrate. These technical areas may include network, security, applications and systems software, data and Internet.

Individuals in this role work on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge of two or more specialized architecture areas such as network, security, applications, information, systems and Internet and business segments. They work on multiple projects as a project leader or internal consultant. They are viewed as an expert and provide knowledge and counsel to others.

Individuals in the Architect job family interface across all business areas, acting as visionaries to proactively assist in defining the direction for future projects. They conceive strategies, solutions, build consensus, and sell/execute solutions. They are involved in all aspects of the project life cycle, from the initial kickoff through the requirements analysis, design and implementation. Additional responsibilities may include the establishment of the overall architectural viewpoints and the establishment and oversight of organization standards and policies. Architects identify major system interfaces, build e-business capabilities, and identify existing architecture weaknesses and opportunities for systems.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Solutions Architecture:

  • Assists in the development of solutions that deliver capabilities to the enterprise.

  • Analyzes enterprise business drivers to determine corresponding change requirements.

  • Assists in the implementation of an ESA based on enterprise business requirements and IT strategies.

  • Assists in defining the principles to guide solution decisions for the enterprise.

  • Coordinates solution architecture implementation and modification activities.

  • Assists in the evaluation and selection of software product standards, as well as the design of standard software configurations.

  • Consults with application or infrastructure development projects to fit systems or infrastructure to architecture.

Architecture Roadmap:

  • Assists in the analysis, design, and development of a roadmap and implementation plan based upon a current vs. future state in a cohesive architecture viewpoint.

  • Works with Lead Architect to assure architectural alignment.

Architecture Requirements:

  • Gathers and analyzes data and develops requirements at project level.

  • Aligns architectural requirements with IT strategy.

  • Assesses near-term needs to establish business priorities.

Quality Assurance:

  • Analyzes information to evaluate the effectiveness of controls, determine the accuracy of reports, and monitor the efficiency and security of operations.

Standards:

  • Supports and participates in developing policies, standards, guidelines and procedures.

  • Designs standard software configurations.

  • Promotes the EA process, outcomes and results.

Governance:

  • Participates in the EA and domain’s architecture Governance process.

  • Reviews exceptions and makes recommendations to architectural standards at a domain level.

Reuse:

  • Identifies opportunities for reuse.

  • Supports the development of architectural models or views.

Architecture Improvements:

  • Analyzes the current architecture to identify weaknesses and develop opportunities for improvements.

  • Identifies and when necessary, proposes variances to the architecture to accommodate project needs.

Architecture Compatibilities:

  • Consults with project teams to ensure compatibility with existing solutions, infrastructure and services.

  • Manages the design of systems.

Consulting:

  • Provides strategic consultation to clients and IT teams.

  • Participates in quality reviews and provides feedback.

  • Advises on options, risks, costs versus benefits, system impacts, and technology priorities.

  • Works with business leaders to understand business requirements and help them understand how technology tradeoffs influence strategy.

  • Consults on business-facing projects and maintains knowledge of their progress.

Communications:

  • Keeps IT’s technology and service managers aware of key customer issues, identifying and resolving potential problems and conflicts.

  • Sells the architecture process, its outcome and ongoing results.

Oversight:

  • Coordinates architecture implementation and modification activities.

  • Assists in post-implementation continuous-improvement efforts to enhance performance and provide increased functionality.

  • Ensures the conceptual completeness of the technical solution.

  • Works closely with project management to ensure alignment of plans with what is being delivered.

Research:

  • Researches and evaluates emerging technology, industry and market trends to assist in project development and/or operational support activities.

  • Provides recommendations based on business relevance, appropriate timing and deployment.

Tool Selection:

  • Identifies the tools and components used for a project from the approved enterprise toolset.

Finance:

  • Recommends expenditures based on the size, scope, and cost of hardware and software components.

  • Assists in developing business cases.

Change Management:

  • Recommends changes that impact strategic business direction.

  • Supports change management initiatives.

Project Status:

  • Collaborates with project management on reporting project status, issues, risks and benefits.

  • Meets with project leaders to ensure progress towards architectural alignment with project goals and requirements.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, Systems Analysis or a related field. Or equivalent work experience.

  • Typically has 7- 8 years of experience in multiple IT areas with 2 - 3 years of relevant domain experience (data, network, application, systems, etc.)

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

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Requires advanced to expert level knowledge and understanding of architecture, application design, systems engineering and integration.

  • Prior experience working with API driven architecture and integration stacks (Mulesoft, TIBCO, etc.) preferred but not required.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Team Lead - Financial Reporting & Analyis (VisionFund)

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Vision Fund International (VFI) is a wholly owned and controlled subsidiary of World Vision International (WVI). VFI’s role is to facilitate funding and stewardship of World Vision’s microfinance entities all over the world.

The Team Lead will work with the Assistant Controller in preparing and analysing monthly, quarterly, and annual reports for the executive team, the Board of Directors, various World Vision Offices, Global Center Department managers, as well as regional finance teams and MFI’s. The Team Lead will also be responsible for the day to day supervision of a team providing financial reporting and analysis.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Drive Production and Distribution of monthly and quarterly management reporting, including:

  • Monthly Standalone VFI Financial Statements.

  • Monthly Board Flash Reporting package.

  • Monthly Management Report (package of key reports including MFI, VFI financials, statistics, impact, etc).

  • Monthly trends and analysis for all regions-Monthly consolidated VFI and MFI reporting.

  • Quarterly: Financial summary for Board, Investor’s report, etc.

Data Resource Management:

  • Manage and control all reporting data received from MFI and VFI inputs.

  • Key user and expert manager of financial reporting system, including data loading, query, report writing, troubleshooting.

  • Act as key contact and make decisions related to global reporting questions from regional and MFI staff.

Lead Process for MFI Financial Analysis and Feedback:

  • Monitor reporting accuracy and financial performance of all MFIs through analysis of monthly reports and schedules and make recommendations to MFI finance, and VFI regional staff.

  • Follow up with regional and MFI staff to ensure corrections are made and that proper accounting/reporting standards are in place.

  • Drive and facilitate VFI financial reporting process improvement.

External Reporting production and Tax Compliance:

  • Manage VFI’s reporting requirements to external lenders and WVI, including management of all required lender reporting formats.

  • Prepare regular Lender compliance reports and work with Investment team to produce compliance certificates.

Supervise a staff to ensure reports and analysis are completed and in accordance to desired results.

Carry out additional responsibilities, projects and analysis as assigned by Assistant Controller such as ad hoc analysis requests and data queries. Create 8-12 unique new dashboards throughout the year based on company needs.

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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

Preferred:

  • Skilled in preparing complex management report, analysis and commentary on a timely basis.

  • Advanced experience/skills in PowerBI and proficient in MS Powerpoint.

  • Certified Public Accountant (preferred but not required).

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

Work Environment/Travel:

  • 5% travel

Learning Advisor/Course Manager

*Preferred position location: Manila, Philippines. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

You will manage the delivery of a suite of facilitated online courses ("eWorkshops") for WV field-based technical staff worldwide, in a way that ensures a high-quality, engaging and effective learning experience for all participants.

This includes set-up and maintenance of course instances on the learning platform (Moodle); coordination and coaching of a team of subject-matter expert facilitators; monitoring participant engagement and supporting them with technical and administrative issues; and ongoing evaluation and update of the courses (with support from designers and subject-matter experts). You will support the development of new course materials on the platform, and seek to optimise our use of Moodle and learning technologies.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Support Course Design and Preparation:

  • The Senior Learning Designer is supported in the re / design of orientations and eWorkshops.

  • Course sites in Moodle are set up according to Technical Academy style guide.

  • When required, design elements are produced (Rise/Storyline Modules, Facilitator Guide etc).

  • The Training Administrator is supported in course marketing, enrollments and eFacilitator recruitment.

  • Pre-course information for participants is accurate, helpful and timely.

  • eFacilitators adequately prepared and inducted.

Course Management - eWorkshop and Facilitator Coordination:

  • Multiple eWorkshops planned for and managed simultaneously.

  • Workshops coordinated effectively in line with Technical Academy guidance, to optimise learner and facilitator experience.

  • eFacilitators supported to facilitate to high quality standards, through mentoring, coaching and constructive feedback.

  • Learners supported to complete the courses through careful monitoring and engagement.

  • Evaluation reports produced to inform decision making and quality improvement.

Course Quality Improvement:

  • Course design and guidance for learners are informed by the latest Moodle developments.

  • Course administration / coordination / quality improvement innovations are shared and standardised across all Technical Academy offerings (where applicable).

  • Updates to courses reflect evaluation outcomes and the most up-to-date WV programmatic guidance [and] respond to target audience needs, [helping participants to] drive performance and continually increase programme effectiveness.

Team Collaboration:

  • Contribution to Technical Academy planning and strategy

  • Contribution to the ongoing evolution of online learning approach and processes.

  • Establishment and strengthening of linkages and networks with relevant WV communities of practice and experts, stakeholders and partners.

  • Contribution to team projects and activities.

  • Participation in team meetings, one-on-one meetings, and representation of the team at relevant stakeholder meetings.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Experience running events / courses.

  • Able to (remotely) build and maintain positive and professional relationships with a wide range of stakeholders across boundaries of seniority, language and culture.

  • Advanced knowledge of Moodle course administration and editing, including ability to troubleshoot and research solutions independently.

  • Graphic Design / editorial experience (esp web editorial).

  • Experience of effective remote collaboration with globally dispersed colleagues.

  • Managing/coordinating translation projects.

  • Capacity building and facilitation (preferably online), including deployment of adult learning principles.

Your professional experience is evidenced by the following attributes:

  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail.

  • Able to set and balance multiple priorities and tasks, including effective coordination with others.

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills: able to communicate online (verbal and written) with confidence, clarity, warmth and respect.

  • Solutions-focused with a collaborative approach to problem-solving, viewing mistakes and challenges as learning opportunities.

  • Highly organised with excellent attention to detail.

  • Able to set and balance multiple priorities and tasks, including effective coordination with others.

  • Very strong verbal and written communication skills: able to communicate online (verbal and written) with confidence, clarity, warmth and respect.

  • Solutions-focused with a collaborative approach to problem-solving, viewing mistakes and challenges as learning opportunities.

  • Articulate storyline / Rise Moodle (preffered), Adobe professional (optional).

  • High degree of proficiency in using email, MSWord, Excel, PowerPoint, Familiarity with Teams / similar online collaboration software.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree (in one of the following or related disciplines: International Development, Human Resources Management, Adult Learning, Business Management).

  • WVI Technical Sector knowledge and / or experience (Education, Child Protection & Participation, WASH, Health & Nutrition, Livelihoods, Faith & Development, Social Accountability).

  • Fluency in French (preferably West African) or Spanish.

  • Managing/coordinating translation projects.

  • Capacity building and facilitation (preferably online), including deployment of adult learning principles.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Flexible work hours required due to working across timezones.

  • Timezone and regular working hours compatible with Indonesia.

  • Ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

  • Ability to work from home without distraction.

Director, Financial Planning, Reporting & Analysis

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Director, Financial Planning, Reporting & Analysis – Global Centre leads a team that is responsible for the financial aspects of financial planning, reporting and analysis for the WVI Global Centre. This is a critical role that supports the Senior Director, Corporate Accounting, Financial Planning, Reporting and Analysis and works closely with the Chief Financial Officer to ensure the budgeting processes, reporting and analysis for the Global Centre is timely, accurate and supports strategic conversations regarding resource allocation in line with Our Promise.

To achieve this, the position is responsible for:

  • Leading the team.

  • Overseeing timely and accurate financial reporting and analysis to the Chief Financial Officer, the Executive Leadership Team, senior leaders and managers in the Global Centre.

  • Building strategic reporting and analysis capability that facilitates strategic resource allocation decisions of the Global Centre allowing leaders to invest in activities to deliver of Our Promise.

  • Driving a customer focused culture, ensuring staff develop a deep understanding of the business units of the Global Centre from the perspective of Executive Leadership and Partnership Leaders, and cost centre managers.

  • Leading and oversee projects to continuously improve reporting and analytics by utilizing new technology capability and working with the Director, Data, Systems and Services to drive new capabilities.

  • Working closely with peers to understand the end-to-end Support Office/Global Centre/Field Office financial eco-system and ensuring budgeting, financial reporting and analysis is consistent and aligned.

  • Working closely with peers to ensure financial systems and processes are seamless from a customer perspective.

  • Advising on issues related to partnership budgeting, reporting, compliance, internal controls, liquidity, and systems.

  • Initiating and participating in global and departmental initiatives.

  • Being a thought leader on broader Partnership financial management.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Partner with the business to leverage accurate, timely and insightful reporting and analysis and achieve business outcomes.

Design and continuously improve a reporting framework for the Global Centre to ensure reports are streamlined, timely, clear, provide actionable insights, inform decision making and meet customer needs.

This involves:

  • Thinking forward and pre-empting and identifying key decision and reporting needs of stakeholders in future years (possibly before they even ask), driven primarily from the vision articulated in Our Promise and from deep knowledge of stakeholders.

  • Identifying appropriate sources of data that need to be captured and design solutions for capturing data in systems, utilizing systems thinking skills, technology developments, internal controls and quality control.

  • Be the business owner for the Finance systems projects designed and implemented as a result of needing to capture the new data, engaging stakeholders and driving the Finance Data, Systems and Services team and IT to deliver an appropriate technological solution.

  • Design and oversee the implementation of new reporting and analysis that can be created as a result of the new data available.

  • Review the existing reports and analysis to identify their appropriateness of need for update and rebuild as a result of the new data and technology available.

  • Seek feedback from customers and iterate reporting and analysis to be fit for purpose.

  • Oversee the production of regular reports and analysis to stakeholders (monthly, quarterly, annually, key meetings) to ensure decision makers are empowered with accurate and timely information to support their activities, including cost centre reporting.

  • Be a trusted advisor to the Senior Director, Corporate Accounting, Financial Planning, Reporting and Analysis and Chief Financial Officer, ensuring they have appropriate information and insights for decision making.

  • Manage a team of trusted Finance Business Partners to work closely with Executive Leaders, Partnership Leaders and cost centre managers on business cases and other financial analysis to support their decisions.

  • Ensure integration and alignment with the activities of peers to build a seamless customer experience.

Lead the Global Centre annual cycle from planning through to year end.

Collaborate with peers to ensure alignment and integration of processes and activity of the annual financial cycle from planning to year-end close, in particular:

  • Lead the Global Centre annual and multi-year planning and budgeting process, by:

  • Designing the process for the upcoming fiscal year, ensuring alignment with all aspects of the global planning process;

  • Leading the preparation of financial information for the Chief Financial Officer as they facilitate high-level resource negotiations and planning parameters with the Executive Leadership Team at the start of the process;

  • Overseeing the production of tools, templates and communications to execute the process;

  • Leading the execution of the process across all Global Centre departments, supported by a team of Finance Business Partners and analysts;

  • Being an escalation point for issues identified by Finance Business Partners during the process and negotiating resource allocation with Executive Leaders, Partnership Leaders and cost centre managers to ensure compliance with approved budget parameters;

  • Preparing reports and analysis of the submitted budget for review and approval by the Senior Director, Corporate Accounting, Financial Planning, Reporting & Analysis and the Chief Financial Officer, identifying opportunities and issues for consideration;

  • Preparing Board pre-reads and presentations regarding the Global Centre budget for the WVI Stewardship Committee and WVI Board for their approval;

  • Ensuring stakeholders from across the Global Centre are appropriately engaged during and after the process and that decisions are clearly communicated;

Leading a post implementation review with stakeholders, identifying opportunities for improvement.

Lead the annual Chargeback setting process, by:

  • Designing the process for the upcoming fiscal planning period, ensuring that it connects appropriate to the timelines for the Field Office and Support Office planning processes.

  • Overseeing the production of tools, templates and communications to execute the process.

  • Convening the Chargeback Committee, delivering a process that has clear recommendations to the Chief Financial Officer for approval that are in line with principles.

  • Ensuring stakeholders from across the Partnership (including Field Offices and Support Offices) are appropriately engaged during and after the process and that decisions are clearly communicated.

  • Leading a post implementation review with stakeholders, identifying opportunities for improvement.

Lead the Global Centre forecast process throughout the fiscal year, by:

  • Designing the process.

  • Overseeing the production of tools, templates and communications to execute the process.

  • Executing the process at key points during the year through a team of Finance Business Partners and Financial Analysts.

  • Overseeing the review of business cases submitted by departments seeking redistribution of resources and negotiating resource allocation with Executive Leaders, Partnership Leaders and cost centre managers to ensure compliance with approved budget parameters.

  • Identifying opportunities for strategic realignment of resources to ensure key organizational priorities have appropriate resources for delivery and presenting this information to the Senor Director, Corporate Accounting, Financial Planning, Reporting & Analysis and the Chief Financial Officer for consideration and approval.

  • Communicating outcomes of the process to stakeholders.

Lead a component of the Global Centre year-end processes, by:

  • Ensuring that costs are recorded in the appropriate period and cost centre.

  • Reviewing actual expenditure against budget and identifying issues and ensuring corrections prior to the general ledger close.

  • Negotiating carry forward of savings from the current year to the next fiscal year (with approval from the Chief Financial Officer).

  • Working with the Director of Corporate Accounting to ensure year-end adjustments are minimized through effective monitoring and identification of issues and corrections well prior to the end of the fiscal year.

Leadership and Management:

  • Management responsibilities, including cost centre management, people management and strategic planning for the team.

  • Oversee continuous improvement initiatives that will support the Group’s business plan and objectives.

Other duties as requested:

  • Perform other duties as requested by Senior Director, Corporate Accounting, Financial Planning, Reporting and Analysis, including, but not limited to, participation in organizational projects as a representative of GC Finance and the interests of the Global Centre and broader team leadership and management responsibilities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree in Accounting / Finance.

  • Extensive knowledge in Generally Accepted Accounting Principles and audit and/or internal controls.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in financial planning, budgeting, forecasting, financial analysis and performance management in large, global organizations.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in managing teams, projects and performing finance functions in a corporation, financial institution or non-profit organization.

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing financial best practices, work-flow, and procedures for a large global organization.

  • Certified Public Accountant, Chartered Accountant or equivalent.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • MBA preferred.

  • Superior organization, prioritization, and self-motivation skills.

  • Strong computer skills and knowledge in MS Office Suite, SunSystems and PowerBI.

  • High level of working knowledge related to automated accounting / financial systems.

  • Excellent stakeholder management skills.

  • Excellent project management skills.

  • Ability to translate technical information into common language so that non-financial individuals can readily understand the information.

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience leading large global team of financial analysts across multiple countries and regions.

  • Ability to translate or communicate complex finance and accounting principles into common language so that non-finance people or finance staff with very basic knowledge in finance can readily understand the information.

  • Experience working with senior leadership teams, with demonstrable ability to communicate and engage effectively.

  • Experience in developing and implementing process improvement initiatives.

  • Cost centre management.

  • Experience managing and developing people, including hiring, talent and succession planning and performance management.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

IT Security Analyst

*Preferred position location: Manila, Philippines. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in Malaysia and South Africa.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Individuals working as an IT Security Analyst II are responsible for working on security issues for one or more functional areas (e.g., data, systems, network and/or Web) across the enterprise, develop security processes for medium to complex assignments, work on multiple projects as a team member and lead systems-related security components. They provide expertise and assistance to all World Vision offices to ensure the that security incidents and security problems are resolved.

Individuals within the IT Security job family plan, execute, and manage multi-faceted projects related to compliance management, risk assessment and mitigation, control assurance, business continuity and disaster recovery, and user awareness. They are focused on developing and driving security strategies, policies/standards, ensuring the effectiveness of solutions, and providing security-focused consultative services to the organization.

Individuals develop, execute and manage data, system, network and internet security strategies and solutions within a business area and across the enterprise. They develop security policies and procedures such as user log-on and authentication rules, security breach escalation procedures, security auditing procedures and use of firewalls and encryption routines. To guide enforcement of security policies and procedures, they administer and monitor data security profiles on all platforms by reviewing security violation reports and investigating security exceptions. They update, maintain and document security controls and provide direct support to the business and internal IT groups. IT Security

professionals evaluate and recommend security products, services and/or procedures. They also communicate and educate IT and the business about security policies and industry standards, and provide solutions for enterprise/business security issues.

IT Security professionals require strong technical, analytical, communication and consulting skills with knowledge of IT Security and related technologies. Security certifications (i.e., Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Control (CRISC), Certified Information Security Manage (CISM), and/or other certifications) may be required.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Policies, Procedures & Standars:

  • Maintains an up-to-date understanding of industry best practices.

  • Develops, enhances and implements enterprise-wide security policies, procedures and standards.

  • Supports service-level agreements (SLAs) to ensure that security controls are managed and maintained.

  • Monitors compliance with security policies, standards, guidelines and procedures.

  • Ensures security compliance with legal and regulatory standards.

Business Requirements:

  • Participates with the project team(s) to gather a full understanding of project scope and business requirements.

  • Works with customers to identify security requirements using methods that may include risk and business impact assessments.

  • Studies current and proposed security processes to determine impact of security measures on business goals.

Security Solutions:

  • Participates in designing secure incident management and threat management solutions.

Thread Assessments:

  • Works directly with the customers and other internal departments and organizations to facilitate threat management processes and to identify potential incidents.

  • Analyzes security analysis reports for security vulnerabilities and recommends feasible and appropriate options.

  • Creates, disseminates and updates documentation of identified threats and controls.

  • Reports on significant threats and vulnerabilities.

  • Develops plans to achieve security requirements and address identified threats.

  • Follows up on problems identified in monitoring reviews, self-assessments, automated assessments, and internal and external audits to ensure that appropriate remediation measures have been taken.

Incident Management and Problem Management:

  • Consults with clients on the incident management and problem management practices.

  • Provides security support to ensure that security issues are addressed throughout the project life cycle.

  • Performs control and vulnerability assessments.

  • Provides responsive support for problems found during normal working hours as well as outside normal working hours.

  • Identifies and resolves root causes of security-related problems.

  • Responds to security incidents, conducts forensic investigations and targets reviews of suspect areas.

  • Works with teams to resolve issues that are uncovered by various internal and 3rd party monitoring tools.

Business Continuity/Disaster Recovery:

  • Coordinates the development of disaster recovery test plans, testing, and documentation for each application.

  • Engages application and systems management in disaster recovery testing, objectives and auditing.

  • Participates in recovery drills.

Security Performance Management:

  • Analyzes reports and makes recommendations for improvements.

Communications/Consulting:

  • Collaborates on critical IT projects to ensure that security issues are addressed throughout the project life cycle.

  • Informs stakeholders about compliance and security-related issues and activities affecting the assigned area or project.

  • Interfaces regularly with staff from various departments communicating security issues and responding to requests for assistance and information.

  • Reports to management concerning residual risk, vulnerabilities and other security exposures, including misuse of information assets and noncompliance.

Vendor Management:

  • Works with third party vendors during problem resolutions.

  • Interfaces with third party vendors to evaluate new security products or as part of a security assessment process.

Research/Evaluation:

  • Performs application security risk assessments for new or updated internal or third party applications.

  • Evaluates and recommends hardware and software systems that provide security functions.

Training:

  • Assists in the development of security awareness and compliance training programs.

  • Provides communication and training as needed.

  • May guide users on the usage and administration of security tools that control and monitor information security.

Coaching/Mentoring:

  • Mentors less experienced team members.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

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

  • Requires knowledge of security issues, techniques and implications across all existing computer platforms.

  • Typically has 3-5 years of combined IT and security work experience with a broad range of exposure to cybersecurity, data protection, threat management and risk management and 2 - 3 years of experience with incident management and data

  • analytics.

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

  • Work experience in creating knowledge base articles.

  • Work experience in writing incident reports and service level reports.

  • Work experience in performing Threat, Vulnerability and Risk Assessment.

  • Work experience in Event Management.

  • Work experience in Incident Management.

  • Work experience in Problem Management.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

  • Effective in report writing and data analytics.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • CISSP certification.

  • CEH certification.

  • Threat Management experience.

  • Incident Management experience.

  • Problem Management.

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.

Manager, Business Intelligence & Process Automation

[Application Period: Closed]

*Preferred position location: Manila, Philippines. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in Ghana or Costa Rica where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

The Manager, Business Intelligence & Intelligent Automation leads a global team responsible for using information technology to improve business processes & decision making. With oversight from the OpEx Manager, the post holder will align the strategy and execute tactics that aim at and drive the implementation of the organizational priority of increasing ministry efficiency. Is responsible for leading by influencing and motivating the change towards agility, ensuring the staff, leaders and project managers, partners and customers, have the necessary resources, capabilities, policies, standards and support. A strong adherence to global policies and procedures is required, including InfoSec, Change Management, Release Management, IT Infrastructure and Solutions, People & Culture, Finance and other relevant. Must ensure the internal team development to keep up to date on industry and technological trends and tools that enable the organizational agility.

Profile requires a combination of majors in Business Administration along with Systems Engineering, or similar.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Deliver Automation & Business Intelligence Services:

  • Lead global team to support customers by providing business intelligence and intelligent automation solutions to existing and new clients across partnership.

  • Partner with customers to define and prioritize needs and impact.

  • Drive the adoption of digital enablement and transformation across SS, SCM and partnership clients.

  • Actively Contribute to the design, implementation, and ongoing execution of the governance model, enabling speed and standards that will lead to organizational agility.

  • Subject matter expert for Shared Services BI & IA projects.

  • Develop BI & IA talent.

Provide Strategic Leadership:

  • Constantly review the digital strategy against Partnership and Shared Services goals.

  • Map the key stakeholders and partners and maintain the relationships.

  • Continuously meet with customers at all levels to map needs, feedback and inputs for the services required.

  • Partner with IT to select, negotiate and implement technology solutions.

  • Drive the adoption of digital enablement, robotics and transformation across various platforms used by partnership clients globally – PV.

  • Help set responsibilities and accountabilities appropriately in roll out of automation projects.

  • Document strategic objectives and align performance goals to the tactics.

Develop Digital Capabilities:

  • Actively participate with other industry leaders and share best practices on digital transformation and adoption.

  • Constant assessment of external environment and new trends on digital technologies.

  • Lead the standardization of processes and procedures for the digital adoption strategy.

  • Ensure alignment to global processes including IT, Release Management and Change Management.

  • Influence stakeholders in RO’s & NO’s in ensuring alignment with new technologies, knowledge, best practices, trends, needs and other relevant automation solutions.

  • Develop complex solutions using the digital technology available and liaison for new resources required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Systems Engineering, Computer Science or similar

  • At least 6 years in business analysis or business systems

  • 2+ years supervising people

  • At least 3 years of experience working on global companies / environment.

  • English proficiency required

  • Certifications in Business Intelligence, PowerBI, SharePoint, Flow, RPA, UIPath, or related technologies is desired

  • Technical skills: Performance management indicators and practices, data management, reporting (PowerBi or Tableau), statistical analysis, ERPs, collaboration tools such as O365 and Power Automate, RPA, AI/ML, Lean Six Sigma, Design

  • Thinking, Agile.

  • Management of global virtual teams.

  • Solution development using software (managing software development life cycle).

  • Creating & overseeing governance of global solutions.

  • Delivering services with high customer satisfaction.

  • Strong mentoring, coaching and staff development.

  • Innovative and transformative mindset.

  • Strong networking skills, internally and externally (benchmarking).

  • Managing external suppliers (technology & consulting).

  • Six Sigma Black Belt preferred.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Focus on process improvement, standard quality.

  • Global strategic thinking and execution of tactics.

  • Finance management and RoI (return of the investment) discipline.

  • Change management.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Travel as required by the customers, initiatives, or projects up to 25%.

Global Programme Finance Analyst

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position provides technical support for the application of World Vision’s LEAP framework, focusing on finance standards, resources, systems and tools. This position works directly with Field Offices (FOs), Support Offices (SOs), Regional Offices (ROs) and Horizon Business Analysts to provide technical support on Horizon budgeting and implementation.

This position also provides support for the integration of programme finance and ministry through improved finance policies, standards, systems, tools and staff capacity building.

This position plays a key role in operationalization finance processes at the field/project level.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Horizon implementation:

  • Assess Field and Support Office needs to assist in identifying change request priorities.

  • Develop Horizon Finance business requirements and functional specifications for the implementation of business solutions.

  • Participate in the development of Finance- related user test cases and validation of test results during user acceptance testing.

  • Keep track of the Budget Change Request Log and update as necessary.

LEAP and Programme Finance:

  • Support the update of LEAP Finance tools, policies and guidelines.

  • Provide technical support to FOs to develop project budgets in alignment with LEAP Finance & Budget standards and other related policies.

  • Guide FOs to resolve errors to ensure complete submission of plans and budgets as per approved guidelines. Identify and communicate budget data quality concerns early to ensure swift resolution.

  • Facilitate the documentation of best practices from FOs.

Capacity Building:

  • Update the existing Horizon business process guides and other training materials in line with Horizon system and business process changes.

  • Inform and train Field Offices and Support Office finance contacts about new functionalities and other useful information regarding system performance.

  • Provide guidance and training on the use of planning and budgeting tools, resources and systems.

  • Review emerging practices and share best practices for replication across the FOs.

Networking and Collaboration:

  • Network with Field and Regional Office finance teams to discuss and identify solutions on the issues or concerns.

  • Serve as a link between the Field Offices and Horizon Business Analysts/technical teams.

  • Provide Technical Support to the Field Offices on partnership initiatives such Child Sponsorship Funding Model (CSFM), Country Strategy Implementation Plan (CSIP).

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Business or related field.

  • At least 5 years of relevant technical or business work experience, preferably in a large INGO or consulting firm.

  • Deep understanding of NGO finance environment and models of programme/project delivery; experience in managing complex funding arrangements.

  • Experience working with or implementing Management Information Systems.

  • Field experience managing finances in a large programme or project.

  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of stakeholders to reach consensus and find solutions to problems.

  • Experience working within a complex organization, preferably federal structure.

  • Degree /or professional certification in Accounting, Finance or Business Administration.

  • Fluency in English (written and spoken).

  • French and/or Spanish is an added advantage.

Preferred:

  • Deep understanding of WV’s DME (LEAP), Horizon 3, WV’s systems including SunSystems, Cost Allocation methodology, OLAP, Lotus Notes, WVCentral, SharePoint, Horizon.

  • Effective communication in English language and negotiation skills.

  • Self-guided skill, ability to work independently.

Work Environment/Travel:

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