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

Accountant III (2 positions available)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Responsible for the more complex activities associated with maintaining ledger accounts and for developing financial statements and reports. Performs a wide variety of complex accounting functions including establishing accounting records, maintaining general accounting system, audit research and schedules, complete annual report or project as needed and recommending modifications based on new regulations or policies.

Help carry out our Christian organization’s mission, vision, and strategies. Personify the ministry of World Vision by witnessing to Christ and ministering to others through life, deed, word and sign.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish and maintain accounting records with appropriate supporting material.

  • Prepare and correct entries for general ledger reporting

  • Prepare monthly, quarterly and yearly accruals.

  • Ascertain whether company assets are properly accounted for and safeguarded from loss.

  • Reconcile more complex or difficult accounts that require in-depth analysis and research, including bank statements and inter-company general ledger accounts (such as MFI accounts Receivable).

  • Periodically review internal controls.

  • Prepare and provide appropriate accounting information and reports.

  • Assisting with budget analysis and close processes.

  • Prepare intercompany Pre-Approval (PA) requests and monitor related Settlement Advice (SA) expense reports.

  • Produce and analyze financial statements, reviewing for completeness and alignment with contracts, guidelines and/or policies and make adjustments.

  • Prepare information that feeds into information for tax forms and reports.

  • Prepare audit schedules and help in audit research.

  • Prepare and provide account statements and analysis related to inter-company (MFI) receivables and payables.

  • Coordinate problem resolution and provide technical guidance/training to other finance staff and customers as necessary.

  • Research and recommend new systems and procedures to handle new areas where no procedures exist, and handle special accounting programs.

  • Remain current and increase knowledge in related areas utilizing self-study and/or continuing education efforts.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting or related field.

  • Has sufficient knowledge and experience in finance and accounting especially complex account reconciliations, general ledger, and financial statements.

  • Demonstrates expertise in computer skills, including use of Microsoft Office Suite, Lotus Notes, intranet and Internet, and various software applications and databases used in work efforts, especially Microsoft Excel.

  • A minimum of 5 years of private/corporate accounting or 2-3 years of work experience where 1 year is in public accounting.

  • Demonstrates proficiency in English communication skills (written and oral).

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Demonstrates and maintains a current working knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as determined by the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB), knowledge of nonprofit accounting, gift-in-kind accounting, auditing standards, financial reporting and cash management.

  • Strong numeracy and analytical skills.

  • Certified Public Accountant preferred.

  • At least 1 year of work experience in a non-profit or development organization is preferred.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Finance Assistant – BR and CAL Centralization (2 positions)

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position will be responsible for performing Bank Reconciliation (BR) and Cost Allocation Data processing, review and analysis. By using data consolidation and reconciliation tools such as SunSystems Bank Reconciliation Manager module, and Cost Allocation PMQA Tools, this position will perform tasks on behalf of the National Offices as part of Financial Reporting Service Center's (FRSC’s) centralization support for the field.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Reconcile bank accounts on behalf of national offices using the automated procedures of the Sun6 Bank Reconciliation Manager utility.

This includes but is not limited to:

  • Directly accessing national offices’ bank statements (thru bank’s online facility) and cash ledger in Sun6.

  • Loading all required data in Sun6 and managing the reconciliation of accounts using Bank Recon Manager Facility.

  • Extracting all reconciling items in Sun6 using PMQA template.

  • Analyzing and monitoring bank reconciling items. This includes close engagement with NOs (and or region) to clear these items.

  • Assisting the NOs on the accounting entries needed to clear bank reconciling items.

  • Posting of final bank reconciliation reports in the FFR database and communicating with NOs.

Identify, raise/flag, follow-up and clear differences on the bank account balance and the office’s financial records as part of internal control.

  • Prepare and review the Cost Allocation PMQA tools design template on the 1st week of each month.

  • Run the Cost Allocation (CAL) review and reconciliation tool and ensure that the control figures are consistent accurate.

  • Perform Ledger Import and Ledger Import Validation.

  • Run LEH Validation Tool before final posting.

  • Run the Cost Allocation Reconciliation Template when necessary.

  • Prepare issue logs for all issues encountered during the CAL run period.

Test and analyze National Office bank accounts and SunSystem financial data to prepare an office to ‘go-live’ on the FRSC BR Centralization.

Assist the National Office and the lead in implementing Cost Allocation Centralization for each office.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelors’ degree in Accounting or Finance.

  • Knowledgeable in Microsoft Office particularly Microsoft Excel.

  • Knowledgeable in preparing Bank Reconciliation Reports.

  • Keen to details, willing to learn and do routine tasks, willing to extend long hours, as needed.

  • 1-2 years of experience in Accounting and Finance.

  • At least 1 year experience doing bank reconciliation or working on financial accounting.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • General knowledge of Financial reporting.

  • Ability to extract data, retrieve and analyze financial information.

  • Possess advance learning of Microsoft Excel.

  • Ability to work in fast paced team environment & strong analytical / problem solving capabilities.

Finance Specialist – WV Germany

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This position is primarily responsible for supporting WV-Germany’s Accounting, International Finance Management and IPG teams in terms of financial management, financial reporting and analysis, as well as data entry.

Using various reporting and analytical tools as well as databases, this position will be responsible for financial analyses, financial reporting, and data processing (notably in relation to World Food Programme) required by WV Germany and its stakeholders.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Financial management of World Vision Germany’s World Food Programme projects, notably:

  • The checking and processing of gifts in kind and distribution cost reimbursements.

  • The planning and transfer of match funding.

  • The pro-active follow-up with the relevant persons in case of missing information or inconsistencies.

Handling of SA data base for financial tasks such as booking of SAs, follow up of unidentified SA charges etc. as well as optimisation of SA processes and training of new SA data base users.

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

Master data management in Navision based on information received from the IFM Team.

Provide regular monthly/quarterly/annual reports as well as ad-hoc analysis required by the finance and programme teams at World Vision Germany.

Management of transfer confirmations:

  • Collection and execution of monthly confirmations for the National Offices relating to the monthly transfers from World Vision Germany to the field.

Tracking and pro-active follow-up with National offices if confirmations are not received on time as well as escalation to team leader IFM.

Creating and distributing reports out of COUPA Germany for P2P and travel expense.

Entries into the World Vision International project management system (PBAS) in relation to the products “Gift Notification” (quarterly) and “Bounce Back” (annual). Follow-up to ensure that the commitments are approved by the team leaders. Planning of Bounce Back transfers in Navision.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor or University degree in Accounting.

  • Proficient user of Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Power BI.

  • Very good written and verbal communication in English4.

  • 3 to 5 years of work experience, preferably in an international NGO or similar environment.

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

  • Excellent ability to prioritise and to allocate time and resources effectively.

  • Results-orientated work approach and ability to escalate effectively, if required.

  • Ability to work independently and willingness to take ownership/make decisions within area of responsibility.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Navision and COUPA (Provision).

  • Certified Public Accountant.

  • Financial Systems/Financial Reporting competency and experience with business intelligence software (e.g. Sunsystem and Navision report writer or any equivalent accounting softwares (e.g. SAP) and reporting tools.

  • Skilled in preparing complex financial management reports on a timely basis5.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time (trips for training purposes and potentially during year-end).

Child Sponsorship Capacity Building Advisor

*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.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

The Child Sponsorship Capacity Building Advisor is to nurture and develop talented practitioners in Field Offices in order to strategically position child sponsorship and deliver high quality child sponsorship operations in the country.

The CS Capacity Building Advisor is also responsible for the implementation of global child sponsorship capacity building in coordination with the Sponsorship Field Operations and Business Support & Ministry Integration teams. The position will ensure coverage and continuous improvements of capacity building implementation as well as closely partner with the Business Support & Ministry Integration Team to review/develop critical materials, system and mechanism, including sponsorship learning and development curricula (e.g. Managing Sponsorship with Excellence, Sponsorship Basic Training, Walking with Volunteers). This position also plays critical role in partnering with Regional and Field

Office leaders to enable organizational-level change and continuous improvements in field sponsorship operations and program integration.

The position reports to Director – Sponsorship Field Engagement & Support with a matrix reporting relationship with the Director – Sponsorship Business Support & Ministry Integration. The position will also work closely with the Sponsorship Capacity and Change Partner, and child sponsorship leads at the Regional and Field Office levels to coordinate document learning.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Learning/training resources, systems, processes, and implementation

Capacity building planning and implementation:

  • Identify capacity building needs and work with Sponsorship Business Support and Ministry Integration Team to develop a long term sponsorship capacity building framework to increase strategic capability.

  • Develop business plan including costs for sponsorship technical skills development processes, resources and structures including cost recovery mechanism as necessary.

  • Support implementation of the capacity building plans aligned with other partnership initiatives for integration, including broader capacity building efforts by Global Field Operations.

  • Manage the continuous improvement and roll out of capacity building plans.

Collaboration and Learning:

  • Mentor and coach Field Office (FO) and Regional Office (RO) capacity building point persons on implementation of Sponsorship capacity building.

  • Collaborate with the Integrated Competency Development (ICD), E-learning resources development team, and other teams to ensure effective capacity building.

  • Contribute to learning processes and further refinement of e-learning, online and help resources.

Capability and Quality Assurance Framework:

  • Provide ongoing monitoring and review to child sponsorship capability framework and work with RO/FO leadership to improve core competencies for sponsorship.

  • Identify strong offices and practitioners across global portfolio to develop pool of experts and resources for strengthening organizational capacity at various levels (i.e. organizational development and change process).

Child Sponsorship Resource and Network:

  • Support Capacity and Change partner in the development and nurturing of Sponsorship Learning and development interest group facilitating sharing and application of learning.

  • Provide technical support to Regional Sponsorship Coordinators in the development of regional networks for learning and quality implementation.

Project Management:

  • Manage development and implementation of capacity building project plans, ensuring plans are within scope, time and budget in coordination with relevant stakeholders.

  • Develop and manage project risk assessment: planning, monitoring and managing the process to ensure project risks are identified, monitored, and controlled.

  • Manage consultants and working groups with systematic project tracking and reporting. Support stakeholder engagement and coordination for Capacity building resource development.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Academic qualification in adult learning and development, business administration, human resources, arts, development or related field.

  • Minimum ten years in development NGO experience, with 5 years in a combination of capacity building, knowledge management or development programming roles working with multiple projects.

  • Experienced group facilitator and people developer with a passion for identifying and developing talent for high quality results and performance.

  • Excellent analytical, creative, and innovative approach to solving problems. Critical thinking and capability of generating consistently accurate and useful information to inform strategic planning and decisions.

  • Experience in generally accepted project management tools/methods.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to work across cultures, demonstrated experience of influence of non-reporting relationships and authority.

  • Ability to effectively communicate with many different functions, cultures and levels in the organisation (orally and in writing.). Fluency in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Training or courses taken in knowledge management or capacity building.

  • Basic understanding of Spanish, French or Portuguese preferred, but not essential.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 30% of the time.

Business Analyst II

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

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

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

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

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

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

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Planning:

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

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

  • Develops business cases.

Liaison:

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

Busines Requirements:

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

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

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

Business Process:

  • Analyzes and recommends improvements to business processes and models.

  • Documents current business processes and models.

Feasibility:

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

Testing:

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

Service Level Agreements:

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

Problem Solving:

  • Identifies and resolves issues.

  • Uses new and varied analytical techniques.

Customer Satisfaction:

  • Monitors and analyzes metrics to ensure customer satisfaction.

Communications/Consulting:

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

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

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

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

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

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

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

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

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

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

IT Security Analyst II

*Preferred location: Manila, Philippines. Other possible locations Kenya, San Salvador or Costa Rica where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Individuals working as an IT Security Analyst II are responsible for working on security projects/issues for one or more functional areas (e.g., data, systems, network and/or Web) across the enterprise, develop security solutions 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 IT projects to ensure the company’s infrastructure and information assets are protected.

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), Global Information Assurance Certification (GIAC) and/or other certifications) may be required.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Policies, Procedures & Standards:

  • 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 business processes to determine impact of security measures on business goals.

  • Provides security-related guidance on business processes.

Security Solutions:

  • Participates in designing secure infrastructure solutions and applications.

Risk Assessments:

  • Works directly with the customers and other internal departments and organizations to facilitate IT risk analysis and risk management processes and to identify acceptable levels of residual risk.

  • Conducts vulnerability assessment & penetration testing (VAPT) and threat vulnerability & risk assessment (TVRA) to ensure information and technology are adequately protected with proper security measures.

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

  • Creates, disseminates and updates documentation of identified IT risks and controls.

  • Reports on significant trends and vulnerabilities.

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

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

Information Data/Security:

  • Consults with clients on the data classification of their resources.

Security Audits:

  • Performs security audits.

  • Participates in security investigations and compliance reviews as requested by external auditors.

  • Monitors multiple logs across diverse platforms to uncover specific activities as they occur from platform to platform.

  • Creates spreadsheets and databases with information in support of security monitoring and account/data access authorizations.

  • Consults with clients on security violations.

Security Support:

  • 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 & 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 systems analysis, application development, database design and administration and 1 - 2 years of experience with IT security.

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

  • Work experience in security incident management, security risk management, and vulnerability assessment.

  • Work experience in performing VAPT and TVRA.5.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • CISSP certification.

  • CEH certification.

  • Vendor Management experience.

  • Project Management experience.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

EMERGENCY RESPONSE ROSTER

*We have consolidated World Vision's Emergency Response Roster. If you have previously applied your information has been retained and is in our database; do not reapply.

*Answer all questions on the application to be considered for the Emergency Response Roster; country location to be determined based on response.

*If you do not meet minimum eligibility requirements, we invite you to support and help through prayer and donations.

World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster is comprised of highly experienced and vetted humanitarian aid professionals available for short term, medium term, and long term emergency response assignments with World Vision. This roster allows World Vision to more rapidly identify and hire for key positions in its humanitarian response offices.

If selected, eligible applicants will first be fully vetted and then approved for the Emergency Response Roster. As vacancies arise in our humanitarian offices, roster members will be considered for employment opportunities.

If you have the required experience and would like to work with us helping protect lives, restore dignity, and renew hope, we’d love to hear from you.

Minimum Eligibility Requirements for all Emergency Response Roster Positions:

  • 5+ years of cross cultural humanitarian emergency experience outside of your home country.

  • Minimum 2 years experience serving successfully in fragile or unstable environments.

  • Experience directly managing staff during humanitarian emergency responses.

  • Ability to work long hours in stressful environments with a variety of skilled professionals.

  • Demonstrated management of budgets in emergency response settings.

  • Willing to serve unaccompanied; most likely in a team house setting.

  • English proficiency; written and verbal.

  • Grant Acquisition Management experience in your personalized expertise.

  • Strong track record in developing good working relationships with governmental institutions and multilateral agencies.

Below are the World Vision Emergency Response Roster positions that are currently open and accepting applications. If a position matching your background and interests is not listed, we encourage you to check back often as a more appropriate roster position may be listed and accepting applications at that time.

When submitting your application to World Vision’s Emergency Response Roster, please indicate in your cover letter / application which roster position you would like to be considered for.

Director positions currently accepting applications (must have 5-7+ years’ in response leadership role):

  • Response Director

  • Operations Director

  • Programmes Strategy & Development Director

Manager/Specialist positions currently accepting applications (must have 5+ years’ related experience):

  • Communication and External Engagement Manager

  • Human Resources Manager

  • Support Services Manager

  • Finance Manager

  • Information Management Manager

  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Humanitarian Accountability & Learning (MEAL) Manager

  • Grant Acquisition and Management Manager

  • Cash Programming Manager/Specialist

  • Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) Manager/Specialist

  • Health Manager/Specialist

  • Mental Health and Psychosocial Support Manager/Specialist

  • Nutrition Manager/Specialist

  • Education in Emergencies Manager/Specialist

  • Livelihoods Manager/Specialist

  • Protection Manager/Specialist

  • Child Protection ManManager/Specialist