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

Finance Officer

*Preferred position location: Manila, Philippines. Other locations 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 POSITION:

This position is part of the Global Impact group, providing business support to assigned teams within Global Impact. It is primarily responsible for ensuring proper financial management and reporting on the budget and programmes/projects related to the assigned teams, and for developing and generating financial reports and analyses on department and project financial information.

It will include working as part of the team to ensure that financial management and reporting is provided to assigned teams, providing cover as needed for other teams.

This position is the primary point of contact when it comes to all matters of finance not only for the department but also for any projects and national offices implementing programmes related to the assigned teams.

Using advanced reporting and analytical tools, and using financial knowledge, this position will provide advice, guidance and support to the leadership, department colleagues as well as national offices in achieving integrated budgets that support quality programming.

This role will have a dual reporting to the leaders of the assigned team(s) and to the Director, Business and Operations Support.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Ensure that department and project budgets and spendings are within acceptable limits:

  • Develop the annual departmental budget.

  • Monitor, coordinate and ensure proper charging of expenses.

  • Analyse and coordinate with department managers to prepare variance reports and explanations.

  • Analyse and prepare budget forecasts, projections.

  • Consolidate and prepare the department budget report each quarter.

  • Reconcile, review and ensure accurate global ledgers and expenses.

  • Establish PBAS accounts as necessary.

  • Develop and analyse multi-year project expenditures and quarterly trend analysis.

Coordinate with and provide timely financial information to department leaders especially to the Partnership Leader for Health-WASH in order to ensure proper utilization of budget.

Advise leaders and department managers on options for repurposing and integrating budget and various funding sources to ensure spending within budget.

Ensure the financial operations of the assigned team(s) are running appropriately.

All budgets and payment strategies are appropriately managed, and issues are flagged by appropriate follow-up with managers / department leaders and Director Business & Operations Support.

Collaborate with FP&A, GC Accounting / Controller’s Office, FRSC and other finance departments, as well offices hosting team staff or projects to ensure proper accounting and reporting of department spending.

Collaborate with GC Finance Planning & Analysis (FP&A), Finance and Accounting, as well as offices hosting team staff or projects, to adopt appropriate strategies for budget management and payments and to troubleshoot any problem.

Monitor and review project sector budgets and spending and prepare reports and analysis.

Monitor and report on partnership sector and ministry expenditures:

  • Develop regular and year-end reports with multi-year trend analysis by sub-sector and funding type.

  • Accurately extract financial information from the OLAP / datawarehouse and other sources of data.

  • Collect and analyse LEAP budget data, T7 analysis, and project expenditure reports on using intelligent analysis tools and methods.

  • Present information on dashboards and templates used for senior leader review.

  • Based on information generated, identify existing risks & address them appropriately.

Support special initiatives and projects by providing advice and using financial know-how in budget establishment, forecasting and trend analysis:

  • Review, analyze and report on project funding spend.

  • Work with department managers and other colleagues, and if necessary, with NO and RO staff to ensure submission of financial reports.

  • Assist in the development of the annual operating budgets and monitor actual performance against projections.

Provide advice, guidance and training, and assist in all matters related to financial information and the finances of the department and its projects.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience in accounting, finance or international business.

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

  • Highly skilled in budget management, preparation, forecasting, and analysis.

  • Exceptional skills in MS Office suites and finance systems.

  • Strong analytical, problem-solving and communication (written and oral) skills.

  • At least 3-5 years of experience in accounting or finance functions.

  • At least 3 years of experience managing multi-million dollar budgets in an international NGO environment.

  • At least 1 year experience in working with people from different levels and functions in the organization.

  • At least 6 months experience managing and reporting on government or private grant budgets.

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

  • At least 6 months experience working in a multi-cultural working environment.

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

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Certified Public Accountant or Master’s Degree.

  • Competent with financial systems, financial reporting and analysis.

  • Experience with business intelligence software (e.g. Sunsystem, OLAP/Datawarehouse, Dashboards) and reporting tools.

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

  • Able to quickly learn and use other software packages like Monarch data extraction tool, Sharepoint 2013 business intelligence, dashboards.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Global P2P Travel and Expense Manager

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position is a new role added to the Procure to Pay (P2P) team reporting directly to the Global P2P Director. The Global P2P Travel and Expense (T&E) Manager is responsible for managing the operations related to employee travel expenses, expense analytics, travel and expense training and expense audit and compliance. A key responsibility for this position is to deliver cost efficient travel services through Concur expense platform with high customer satisfaction while maximizing travel policy and savings. His/her team is expected to build and optimize our existing WV Concur expense platform and work closely with Transition team on migrating T&E processes to the Shared Services.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Operational Management:

  • Lead operational delivery of “follow the sun” travel and expense (T&E) processing strategy, ensuring all invoices are paid according to assigned payment terms.

  • Collaborate with the Project Implementation team to ensure smooth transition of T&E processing to the Shared Services.

  • Identify, develop and deliver solutions to improve T&E processing efficiency by analyzing opportunity areas for compliance and speed.

  • Ensure process continuity – cross training, disaster recovery, backup capacity.

Stakeholders Engagement:

  • Support WV staff in the effective and efficient management of travel and expense, exhibiting the highest degree of integrity, professionalism, customer-centricity and urgency.

  • Ensure T&E administration and processes meet all audit standards; serve as point of contact for internal and external audit requests.

  • Support the definition and implementation of metrics for T&E (SLAs and KPIs).

  • Monitor delivery and honestly report results – celebrate success and improve where needed. Manage global SLAs with customer agreement.

  • Proactively manage customer feedback – prioritize issues and keep stakeholders informed of status.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Report to Global Director: Procure-to-Pay on any incidents identifying corrective and preventative measures to ensure no similar incidents occur. Take action to implement preventative measures and ensure team is aware and adhering to any new measures.

  • Proactively identify improvements in the T&E processing to drive more efficient and less costly processes while taking into account customer feedback. Prepare change request to recommend new processes while identifying and mitigating risk.

  • Ensure recommendations are consulted and agreed with others affected teams such as Business Support Desk, R2R, Business Intelligence, Field Offices, etc.

  • Promote and encourage innovation within the team fostering a positive change culture within the team.

Supervisory Responsibility & Risk Assessment/Analytics:

  • Acts as hiring manager for the global payments processing team; actively conducting workforce planning to ensure positions are filled promptly, leave is evenly distributed and there are no staffing gaps.

  • Help to drive benchmarking studies and competitive intelligence assessments across travel and expense accounting, including ongoing target setting.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor degree (preferred fields of study – finance, accounting, or business management). Master’s degree will be an added advantage and will be preferred (preferred fields of study – finance, accounting, or business management).

  • Knowledge of GEMS/Concur process flow.

  • Strong communication skills, creative and flexible in attitude and style to adapt to new situations in a rapidly changing, dynamic environment.

  • Hands on approach; self-motivated and proactive with ability to think strategically, act tactically and solve problems.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop and manage team members. Able to interact with all levels of the organization and to excel in an environment that emphasizes teamwork and collaboration.

  • Ability to work in a deadline driven environment and perform several tasks concurrently with a high level of efficiency and accuracy.

  • Minimum 5 years of overall experience required. Exposure to travel and expense management preferred.

  • Understanding of T&E industry tools, processes and best practices.

  • Lean six sigma greenbelt or at least working towards getting certified.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Certified accountant or similar qualifications.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • Leading a global team requires a flexible work schedule. Meetings can occur from 5am until 11pm, depending on the time zones of the participants. These are rare and largely controllable, but some flexibility to accommodate others is necessary.

  • Working from one of our shared service offices is preferred and expected most of the time.

Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer III

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position will direct, organizes and support Business Intelligence (BI) projects in the designing, developing and implementation of the solutions. It will work on a highly complex, cross-functional and enterprise IT group. It will also provide subject matter expertise for key BI core functions. Engage with the business SMES and contribute to artefacts of data architecture, data profiling, data curation, analysis design processes.

The role will coordinate and provide technical lead in the implementation of the Data Warehouse and maintenance of those solutions. Lead in design and development of strategy for integration and migration of data to data warehouse.

Provide support in creating and developing data request queries and reports through visualization.

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:

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

  • Experience in developing Data warehouse/Data Lake.

  • Experience in data analysis and data mining.

  • 5-7 years of related technical experience in designing and developing business intelligence tools and systems.

  • Knowledge of one or more business/functional areas.

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

  • Has the ability to manage and lead the team.

  • Specialized Training or BI certification.

  • Preferably a Power BI Certification.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • SQL

  • Strong technical knowledge in SQL Server BI suite (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS). Preferably in Azure environment.

  • Microsoft Power BI, Tabular, power apps and/or any other visualization tools.

  • Knowledge in with Azure Data Lake, SQL Data Warehouse.

  • Any experience in Data Science (Machine Learning) programming using R or Python.

  • Experience in Data modelling, Database design, normalization techniques using Database diagrams, Erwin, and other Data modeling tools.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Rich Media Quality Review Staff (7 positions available)

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

WVI produces rich media to build a stronger connection between stakeholders and programs. This position will review various types of media (photos and videos) produced by field staff, compare them to a set of global standards, and then mark them as approved or rejected.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Review media (photos and videos), compare it to predefined criteria, and approve or assign a reject reason.

  • In times of low production staff will assist with other tasks and duties as assigned.

  • Provide administrative support.

  • Contribute to the success of the team by performing other duties as required.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • College degree.

  • Basic computer proficiency, competent in MS Office.

  • English fluency.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • College degree is minimal requirement.

  • Candidates with experience in other business process outsourcing (BPO) companies with similar task have an advantage.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Work from home arrangement in compliance with GCMO until January 31, 2021.

  • Having a 7mbps home internet is an advantage.

  • No travel.

Senior Business Intelligence Analyst/Developer

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The position will direct, organizes and leads Business Intelligence (BI) projects in the designing, developing and implementation of the solutions. It will work on a highly complex, cross-functional and enterprise IT group. It will also provide subject matter expertise for key BI core functions. Engage with the business SMES and contribute to artefacts of data architecture, data profiling, data curation, analysis design processes.

Overseeing the implementation of the Data Warehouse and maintenance of those solutions. Lead in development of strategy for integration and migration of data to data warehouse.

Provide support in creating and developing data request queries and reports through visualization.

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:

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

  • Experience in developing Data warehouse/Data Lake.

  • Experience in data analysis and data mining.

  • 5-7 years of related technical experience in designing and developing business intelligence tools and systems.

  • Knowledge of one or more business/functional areas.

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

  • Has the ability to manage and lead the team.

  • Specialized Training or BI certification.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • SQL

  • Strong technical knowledge in SQL Server BI suite (SSIS, SSAS, SSRS). Preferably in Azure environment.

  • Microsoft Power BI, Tabular, power apps and/or any other visualization tools.

  • Development skills with Azure Data Lake, SQL Data Warehouse.

  • Any experience in Data Science (Machine Learning) programming using R or Python.

  • Experience in Data modelling, Database design, normalization techniques using Database diagrams, Erwin, and other Data modeling tools.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Director, IT Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO)

*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 POSITION:

The Director, EPMO Director is responsible for operations of the Enterprise Project Management Office (EPMO), improving the overall maturity of IT Project Portfolio management across the organization, and tracking and reporting. S/he is responsible for managing a team of program and project managers, supporting and enabling the organization’s global, cross-functional initiatives. The Director, EPMO ensures that the work of the EPMO adds value, is relevant to the strategy of the organization, and meets the goals set by executive management.

Individuals within the IT leadership job family have responsibility for activities that contribute to planning, creating and implementing an IT vision and strategy aligned with the company’s strategic business plan. They oversee the development of corporate standards, technology architecture, technology evaluation and transfer. They manage small to large teams of people responsible for developing and delivering IT solutions for the business and customers. Each role within this job family provides technical and business leadership to their organizations as well as to the business.

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

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

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Business and IT Strategy:

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

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

  • Ensures that all programs and projects managed by PMO follow standards: workplan, budget, project organization and governance structure, communication, change management, performance management.

  • Stays current on industry trends in the development of enterprise planning tools that support agile, waterfall, and hybrid methodologies.

Change Management:

  • Articulates change.

  • Is active and visible throughout the change process.

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

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

  • Identifies and removes obstacles to change.

Governance:

  • Oversees the administration of the Enterprise Project and Portfolio Management (PPM) Tool (Smartsheet).

  • Ensures consistent portfolio and project reporting and tracking across all stakeholders.

  • Builds and maintains relationships with cross-functional peers and Senior Leadership, to deliver high quality products that satisfy internal and external customer expectations.

  • Partners with IT Strategic Planning and Business Relationship Management for vetting of new pipeline opportunities.

  • Partners with the functional business and technology leaders on the implementation of program and project management processes, methods, techniques, tools, guidelines, and standards.

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

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

Architecture:

  • Provides input to technology planning within multiple functional areas.

  • Implements solutions consistent with current and future architecture.

Process Improvements:

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

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

Finance:

  • Participates in the development of IT budgets.

  • Tracks and takes appropriate steps to stay within budget.

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

  • Measures service performance and implements improvements.

IT Technology Development:

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

Service Level Agreements (SLAs):

  • Participates and provides input to the SLA development process.

  • Ensures internal SLAs are met.

Vendor Management:

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

  • Reviews service provider performance.

  • Identifies and confirms performance problems and notifies contract managers.

Resource Management:

  • Monitors ePMO and project team resource capacity and acts as the escalation point for constraints.

  • Lead and mentor a team of globally-dispersed Project Managers responsible for Enterprise-Level projects over 8 Business and Technology portfolios.

  • Meets regularly with team to gather work statuses.

  • Discusses work progress and obstacles.

  • Provides advice, guidance, encouragement and constructive feedback.

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

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

  • Documents and presents performance assessments.

  • Recognizes and rewards associates commensurate with performance.

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

Workforce Planning:

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

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

  • Participates in IT workforce deployment activities.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • BS/BA degree in technical/information science or a related field.

  • 10+ years project management experience overseeing technology projects; 5 years should reflect direct management experience with increasing levels of management responsibilities.

  • 5+ years experience managing a group of Project Managers or Scrum Masters.

  • Expert-level knowledge of project and change management and associated methodologies, techniques, processes and approaches.

  • Knowledge of resource management tools.

  • At least 3+ Smartsheet administration/management experience (Control Center experience a plus).

  • Candidates must have strong leadership and interpersonal skills and enjoy working in a dynamic, often remote-based environment.

  • Experience leading ePMO is preferred along with the skills to effectively manage a midsize team of project managers, and execute plans with focus on quality.

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

  • PMP and CSM certifications.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Chief of Party, Haiti or Burundi

*Position location to be determined; Burundi or Haiti.

World Vision is seeking a highly qualified Chief of Party (COP) for an upcoming Development Food Security Activity (DFSA) in Haiti and Burundi. We are seeking a dynamic and proven leader with technical expertise and experience managing multi-year USAID-funded programs in complex environments. The program will focus on increasing individual, household, and community resilience through strengthened, well-functioning, and inclusive market systems. The primary goals will be to increase market system efficiency, increase private sector investment and engagement, and increase household and community ability to recovery from shocks and stresses.

POSITION DESCRIPTION/SUMMARY:

The COP will be responsible for leading all technical, financial and administrative aspects of USAID program and will coordinate closely with USAID in developing, implementing, and revising the project’s overall field strategy. The COP will be the principal link between USAID, World Vision, and other partners and provide overall strategic and technical guidance to subcontractors. The COP will provide comprehensive expert technical oversight and guidance in all aspects of the program, including monitoring and evaluation, and reporting to USAID. The COP oversee all staff and activities while promoting an adaptive management approach, and champion a collaborative, inclusive learning environment. The position is based in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, or Gitega, Burundi and the 5-year program is expected to start in 2021.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Lead overall technical vision, project management, and implementation of the project. Spearhead strategy development and utilize managerial tools and frameworks to improve the ability of the team to achieve project goals successfully and sustainably.

  • Effectively manage and supervise technical and finance/operations teams, including ensuring coordination between team leads, providing coaching and mentoring, and fostering a collaborative and adaptive work environment.

  • Serve as the primary point of contact with USAID regarding implementation and management matters relating to the contract. Ensure high-quality, efficient, and effective performance of the project in accordance with USAID rules and regulations.

  • Manage relationships with subcontractors and evaluate sub-contractor and grantee activities through consultative meetings, site visits, and reporting requirements. Manage and supervise work of all international consultants and local staff.

  • Lead collaboration, learning, and adaption (CLA) efforts with internal and external collaborators, adapting program as needed to optimize results per learning and contextual changes.

  • Oversee preparation and supervision of project work planning, budgets and pipeline analyses, performance management, and strategic communications. Facilitate the development of the project’s theory of change, oversee the implementation of the work plan, and track progress towards core indicators and learning objectives.

  • Ensure compliance with the organizational Security Risk Management Policy and implementation of associated plans, including the Country’s Security Risk Management Plan. Manage the team’s adherence to the Security Risk Management process, including personnel and asset protection, information gathering and sharing, training, reporting and investigations, and incident management.

  • Oversee technical activities of the project and ensure that impact is achieving sustainability and quality results defined in the contract

  • Ensure that the activities and results are implemented in a timely manner within the approved budget.

  • Make verbal or written presentations as requested by the client to varied audiences, both in-country and overseas.

  • Assure that assistance provided under the award is technically sound and appropriate for the needs to be addressed and for adequately managing and supervising the work of all staff in country.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Master’s degree in agricultural economics, agribusiness, agronomy, development, or related field from an accredited university.

  • Minimum 10 years of progressively responsible management experience working with programs that are of a similar scope and complexity. USAID contract management experience is highly preferred; Chief of Party experience is highly preferred.

  • Established track record of achieving results in complex environments is required. Experience working in Haiti highly desired.

  • Demonstrated experience in project designs, strategic planning, and implementation of market systems, agriculture, and resilience activities. Proven leadership in adaptive management and CLA approaches.

  • Demonstrated commitment to and experience improving inclusion and empowerment of underserved and marginalized groups of market actors including women, youth, rural smallholders, and others.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to lead collaborative working relationships with a diverse group of relevant stakeholders (producers, private sector, NGOs, government, and research institutions).

  • Knowledge of and experience with USAID rules and regulations is required.

  • For Burundi, Fluency in English required; For Haiti, fluency in French is required; Language proficiency in a local language highly preferred.

Finance Officer - SARO

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Management of monthly funding account and all inter-company transactions with Global Centre, Support Offices and National offices (NOs). Management of the GEMs (concur) database and all travel related expenses submitted by staff. Provide ad hoc analysis and Sunsystems support. Provide analytical review, reconciliation and analysis of BS accounts (including staff advances).

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Settlement Advice Management (Includes World Vision South Africa (SA) database):

  • Management of the Settlement Advise Database by ensuring all inter office expenses are incurred with prior approvals i.e. Pre-Approval (PA) and that all costs are transferred to respective offices through Settlement Advices thereby reducing the risk of rejected costs.

Financial Analysis, Sun systems & Aging:

  • In collaboration with SAR Financial Analyst based in FRSC, provide regular analysis of advance aging performance for SAR NOs and advise Finance Manager on NOs that need attention.

  • Provide adhoc data analysis for decision making on hosting fees, PA tracking for project performance and forecast, trend analysis for costs coming from hosting NOs. Trouble shooting on sun systems challenges and creation of approved accounts and other codes in sun systems.

GEMS - CONCUR/EERs:

  • Review and approve/reject employee expense reports, advances and claims in the Concur database to ensure that all receipts are authentic, approved and comply with WV policies & limits. Also ensure arithmetic accuracy on bills and other attachments.

  • Providing technical support to staff on system challenges and set up new staff members in the GEMS/Concur database in coordination with the GC team.

  • Journalizing approved GEMS/Concur reports and importing into Sunsystems.

Reconciliations:

  • Monthly Reconciliation of the office funding account in liaison with the Finance manager and GC office. There by ensuring the office funding account reflect accurate transactions and outstanding items are followed through within 30 days.

  • Analytical review and reconciliation of balance sheet accounts i.e. advances, credit cards, staff loans, receivables.

  • Analyzing and reconciliation of Z-accounts (monthly) for GC hosted staff and Field Office.

Cash Flow Analysis - Review monthly funding forecasts and requests for SAR.

Direct Charges - review and ensure alignment to budget.

Accruals journals - prepare and process accruals.

Year-End and Audit - Assist with SA streamline processes; support management during audit.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • University Graduate and/or Diploma in Accounting/Finance or any other equivalent accredited certification.

  • At least 3 - 5 year experience in accountant preferably in a non-profit environment.

  • An ability to analyze complex financial entries.

  • Good understanding of accounting intercompany transactions.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in use of Sun systems, preferably SUN certified, Advanced knowledge in excel and vision excel, Pastel accounting, Lotus Notes, and Microsoft word.

  • Possesses excellent written and oral communication skills.

  • Strong troubleshooting and problem solving skills.

  • Strong Analytical skills.

  • Multitasking skills.

  • Able to work with people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

  • Fluency in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • CPA preferred but not required

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Able to travel.

  • Able to use the computer.

  • Travel: 10% (quarterly travel to SARO).

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