World Vision International

Job Opportunities in Thailand

World Vision Foundation of Thailand is a Christian humanitarian and development organisation dedicated to helping needy children, families and communities. At the moment, we are working through 75 area development programmes in 43 provinces in all regions of Thailand.

World Vision Foundation of Thailand (WVFT) would like to invite you to be our part of giving needy children opportunities. Because they are the future of our nation but there are a lot of children who are living in difficulty. If you are keen on helping children or needy people in society, here is your chance. Join us to create a bright future for children together.

World Vision Foundation of Thailand is committed to equal opportunities and diversity recruiting its people without regard to age, gender, ethnicity, beliefs and disability. Although a Christian organisation, WVFT hires staff irregardless of faith except for positions that necessarily require Christian faith.

Current Opportunities

Director of Global Compliance

*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.


In connection with the Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) group, this position provides leadership for the WVI global compliance function. The Director will be expected to understand and evaluate WVI’s unique organizational environment, and apply a deep understanding of technical compliance principles to establish a recently developed function that will deliver an effective organization-wide compliance program. To accomplish these goals, the Director will need to possess a strong understanding of compliance best practices, and be able to exhibit creativity and strategic thinking in designing and implementing a framework that will enable the organization to effectively identify and manage its

internal and external requirements. The Director will be expected to act as a champion for fostering a culture of compliance in the organization. In particular, challenging existing negative perceptions of the compliance field, and demonstrating the benefits and value that a compliance practice can bring to WVI. This will include driving adherence to policy management standards, chairing the policy oversight committee, and advising stakeholders on policy development and revision. This role will also advise and support mandatory employee compliance training programmes ensuring a high degree of quality. This role will lead and support a network of Compliance Champions throughout the

organization who will act as focal points for their individual offices in leading the implementation and maintenance of local compliance functions and a compliance framework and monitoring tool.


  • Chair the policy coordination committee and act as a subject matter expert on policy management standards to ensure existing and new policies are in alignment.

  • Partner with a wide range of stakeholders and policy owners to advise on policy management and development best practices.

  • Maintain a network of partners and compliance champions throughout the organization to implement and support the Field Office Compliance Framework and monitoring tool.

  • Act in an advisory capacity to ensure employee training programmes and communications are effective at educating employees on expected behaviours.

  • Develop and deliver regular reporting to senior leadership and/or the Board on the effectiveness of the compliance program, highlighting any significant gaps requiring intervention.

  • Within the context of NGO Compliance practitioners and networking groups, act as a leader in developing sharing innovative best practices in place in World Vision.


  • Bachelor degree in finance, business, project management, security or related discipline.

  • Minimum of 8 to 10 years of work experience leading a compliance programme or related function.

  • Membership in a global compliance institute/organization.

  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills.

  • Experience in developing and implementing strategies that produce results.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in setting strategic goals, measures of success and priorities.

  • Ability to understand and align cross-functional strategic priorities.

  • Knowledge and experience in managing a compliance function.

  • Ability to effectively engage with executive level management in championing compliance and implementing it as relatively new discipline in the organization.

  • Experience in managing stakeholders and business units to achieve results.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Externally recognized compliance certification or qualification preferred.

  • International and/or prior experience working with an INGO.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

Procurement Solutions Centre Director

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

*For WV internal applicants only.

*Please submit your CV in English.


The Procurement Solutions Centre Director (PSC) will develop and implement strategy for, and lead the global Procurement/Supply Chain function for the organization to optimize the delivery of products and services through strategic sourcing and category management. The PSC Director will co-lead all Regional Supply Chain Directors and indirectly lead the Supply Chain function for National Offices. This will include recruitment, performance management, talent development and operational priorities and execution. This position also supervises the Global Center Buyers, and the Global Grant and Supply Chain Compliance Director, and connected functions.


  • Develop and execute the global Procurement strategy including strategic sourcing, category management, and procurement risk management.

  • Manage vendor and stakeholder relationships, including contract negotiations and performance.

  • Partner and collaborate with the ProVision team to optimize functionality of processes and tools.

  • Lead and manage GC buyers and staff to be accountable for effective and efficient delivery of goods/services at the best possible prices.

  • Negotiate contracts and monitor vendor performance.

  • Lead annual procurement planning process with GC and field stakeholders. Provide market analysis and advise to stakeholders for effective decision-making.

  • Lead and manage the Global Grant and Supply Chain Compliance Director and function.

  • Co-lead and manage with the Regional SDOs the six Regional Supply Chain Directors, to deliver on the Supply Chain strategies that support global field operations.

  • Develop and implement Supply Chain standards, performance metrics/KPI's, and strategy.

  • Identify and implement continuous improvements to simplify processes and drive operational excellence.

  • Build capacity and bench strength of the global supply chain function.

  • Identify and track key performance indicators and operational targets for GC and Field procurement that align with leadership expectations and goals, including but not limited spend analysis, negotiated savings, on-time payments, etc.

  • Develop and deliver dashboard reporting tool for leadership showing progress against goals.

  • Develop, implement and manage annual global Procurement budgets and cost recovery targets (procurement fee).


  • Masters' degree in supply chain management, business administration or comparable experience required.

  • Professional certificate in purchasing, transportation and/or logistics and current member of CSCMP, CILT, CAPS or CIPS strongly preferred.

  • Proficiency in contract negotiations, audit procedures, legal regulations. Basic understanding of accounting principles.

  • Budgeting and cost center management, including forecasting and cost recovery.

  • 15 years experience in sourcing, supply chain management or comparable field.

  • Demonstrated leadership experience in complex and multi-faceted work environment.

  • Able to lead a virtual and/or matrix team effectively.

  • Expertise in developing and implementing a global procurement strategy.

  • Clear conceptual and critical thinker who can convert ideas into outcomes.

  • Master negotiator.

  • Excellent communication and problem solving skills.

  • Project Management.

  • Fluent in English (written and oral).

  • Additional language desired, but not required.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Lean-Six Sigma training or certification preferred but not required. Project Management certification preferred but not required.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • May to travel up to 25-30% domestically and internationally.

  • Capacity to work from home, requiring flexibility in working hours over a range of WV timezones, and to do so effectively.

Senior Director of Operations – Ministry Impact & Engagement

*Preferred work location: Bangkok, Thailand. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within Asia where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.


This role reports to the East Asia and South Asia & Pacific Regional Leaders (RLs), leading the operational performance for Ministry Impact & Engagement Group (MI&EG) of the Asia Pacific (AP) Region, in alignment with the World Vision Partnership’s Global strategic direction. This position is the operational lead for the regional office staff within the MI&EG and provides leadership on issues for these functions, coordinates regional support to the national offices, and monitors the national office performance in the areas under MI&EG, which includes but is not limited to: Advocacy, Program Quality & Effectiveness, HEA, F&D and Strategy.

This role seeks to maximize impact for Children, through assuring programme quality that is fully aligned to World Vision global strategy, Our Promise. This role collaborates with the SDO for Strategic Solutions Team(SST) to minimise risk.

The Senior Director, Operations (SDO) for MI&EG will ensure that regional Ministry Impact & Engagement functional leaders work collaboratively within MI&EG and with the SST functions, across the Regional Office and with the Global Centre for the primary purpose of providing operational support to the national offices. Under the leadership of the SDO for MI&EG the Regional Office will provide performance monitoring of the National Offices based on key directions and indicators within the Ministry Impact & Engagement functions at the global level and regional level; establish and facilitate business processes around performance monitoring of national offices and performance management of NO senior

management team.


Lead in Operational Management (excellence in execution):

  • As the primary responsibility is to lead the operational performance of the region, the SDO for MI&EG will ensure that Ministry Impact & Engagement functions work collaboratively across the regional office and with the Global Centre for the primary purpose of providing operational support to the National Offices (NOs).

  • Provide performance monitoring of National Offices based on key directions and indicators at the global level and regional level. Establish and facilitate business processes around performance monitoring of national offices. Support the Regional Leaders to identify linkages between performance monitoring of national offices in Ministry Impact & Engagement functions and performance management of NO senior management team as appropriate.

  • Ensure Partnership core initiatives and GFO strategic framework are implemented in a timely, effective and efficient manner.

  • The SDO for MI&EG will have primary or shared oversight for the following functions.

Quality Assurance & Effectiveness:

  • Ensure the integration of quality assurance practices in all programmatic and functional areas across the region.

  • Support National Offices to develop and implement appropriate child protection and advocacy strategies and ensure WV is positioned as a leading NGO in promoting the well-being and rights of children within the country context to deserve public and stakeholders’ confidence and trust.

  • Ensure that Sponsorship across the Region is well integrated into programming, contributing to strategy implementation and compliant with quality and operational standards.

  • Ensure programme effectiveness and monitoring activities are in place, tracked, and reported.

  • Lead evidence of impact and research initiatives at regional level to strengthen influence, income and impact.


  • Ensure alignment of FOs to the global strategy, Our Promise.

  • Support National Offices to develop and implement their National strategies.

Advocacy & External Engagement:

  • Provide strategic leadership to ensure effective implementation of global Advocacy Strategic guidance and plans.

  • Provide advice to National Offices to adapt Global Advocacy strategy in the context of Asia Pacific.

  • Support Regional Advocacy Director to promote external engagement with Donors, Government and key stakeholders in the region.

Faith and Development:

  • Ensure that National Offices have high quality and context appropriate F&D strategy and operations plan that meaningfully contribute to strategy implementation.

Humanitarian Emergency and Affairs (HEA):

  • Provide operational oversight to all CATEGORY II and III Emergency Relief responses in the Region in coordination / consultation with global HEA.

  • Support National Offices to integrate disaster management and response into strategy and programmes.

Leadership and Execution of Strategic Plan:

  • Ensure alignment and integration of Regional MI&EG Action Plan and Goals in alignment with overall WV Partnership strategy and goals.

  • Working with Global Impact Leadership Team to provide leadership for aligning Regional Action Plans with Partnership Strategy and implications in budget for the Regional Office. Provide support to the RLs and coordinate closely with the SDO-SST.

  • Provide leadership to Regional MI&EG, including performance management and development. Mentor, coach and facilitate the career progression and leadership development for members of the regional team, especially identified top talent.

  • Ensure appropriate energy and focus is put into supporting the MI&EG Group in managing as twin citizens in a matrix environment.

Other responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Liaison / coordination with partnership entities as needed for planning and problem solving purposes in relation to regional operations. e.g. Global Centre Departments, Support Offices (International Programmes Groups), other regions.

  • Technical external relationships/representation. Develop relationships with external agencies core to our operations, liaising closely with those responsible for external relationships and representation to ensure aligned approach to our partners.

  • Other regional-specific responsibilities and as tasked by the Regional Leaders.

  • Active contribution and leadership in spiritual nurture of staff.


  • 10 years of experience in providing operational leadership in more than one function or country. National Director’s experience and working in different contexts/countries preferred, Programming experience essential.

  • Master's degree preferred, in economics, business administration, public administration, international development or related field.

  • Proficiency in the English language.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • A deep and broad understanding of business operations within World Vision.

  • Significant multi-cultural leadership and management experience in Asia preferred.

  • Professional maturity to provide counsel and expertise as well as actionable feedback. The ability to identify the highest leverage changes required and the self-confidence to work with senior executives, challenging their perspective as appropriate, to achieve buy in for key changes and/or initiatives. Demonstrates an appropriate sense of urgency while remaining calm and in control under pressure. Strong team leader versus authoritative leader.

  • Strong Christian commitment, spiritual maturity and discernment evidenced by life and character including active and regular fellowship with other Christians.

  • Proven ability to support an organization through change and growth.

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills.

  • Outstanding operational and programmatic skills and strategy management.

  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation and administrative abilities.

Work Environment/Travel:

  • Up to 25% of travel required.

Regional Grants Acquisition Specialist

*Position location to be based in any country within the Asia Pacific Region where WVI is registered to operate. This is a LOCAL role and no budget for relocation is allocated; only local terms will be offered.


Support grant acquisition in the Asia Pacific region aligned to WV global, regional, and national business development plans and strategic objectives.

The role works in close partnership with Asia and Pacific Field Offices to ensure strategy realization for accelerating growth in grants revenue, with specific focus given to:

  1. Working proactively with FO grants teams for effective prepositioning and funding acquisition with and donors, partners, and SOs;

  2. Tracking and analyzing trends in the institutional funding landscape, effectively communicating key information to Field Offices and other key stakeholders to inform strategic decision making;

  3. Maintaining visibility of grants acquisition in Asia Pacific, including reporting on key metrics with strategic analysis and recommendations for leadership;

  4. Developing and embedding efficient business processes for grants acquisition, including annual target-setting and business planning;

  5. Contributing to best practice learning and sharing to accelerate growth in grants.


Proactive collaboration with FO grants teams for pre-positioning and grant acquisition

  • Provide technical guidance to FOs for the development of effective pre-positioning strategies, including technical branding and partnering.

  • Drive the delivery of regional level initiatives for technical branding and evidence, such as development of key messaging guides, capacity statements, and donor briefs.

  • Identify and effectively communicate new funding opportunities to FOs; broker SO and GC support as required for FOs to access/pursue the opportunity.

  • Facilitate timely and efficient go/ no go processes between the FO, RO, RL (and other stakeholders on occasion).

  • Utilize donor insights, knowledge of broader development trends, or otherwise leveraging partnership best practices and learning to offer recommendations on win strategies to increase competitiveness for new opportunities.

  • Proactively seek out and share information on changes to donor, SO, or other relevant strategies or policies.

  • When necessary, support FOs to identify viable solutions for interim GAM cover during unexpected staff transition or leave periods.

  • In special circumstances, provide hands-on support/ surge capacity (or identify viable alternative) for grant proposal development, including proposal writing and editing (to be agreed with Regional Grants Acquisition Director on a case by case basis).

  • Actively and effectively coordinate multi-country opportunities, including FO selection processes and proposal development, as required.

  • Work with FO GAM teams to identify challenges with and develop appropriate solutions to improve internal acquisition processes.

  • Effectively advocate for WV Asia Pacific offices – influencing external audiences and key stakeholders within the partnership.

Deepen Insights and Reporting:

  • Track and analyze trends in the institutional funding landscape, effectively communicating key information to FOs and other key stakeholders to inform strategic decision making.

  • Maintain visibility of grants acquisition in South Asia Pacific, including reporting on key metrics on monthly and quarterly basis, with clear analysis to inform recommendations to leadership.

  • Support in embedding and maintaining mutual accountability mechanisms for agreed performance metrics, timely communications, and accurate reporting between RO and FO GAM teams.

  • Provide analysis and insights of donor strategies, priorities, and relationship history to inform donor engagement plans at FO and RO level.

  • Draw upon intelligence and analysis of the funding landscape to recommend opportunities for prepositioning concepts or pursuing multi-country proposals.

  • As required, document intelligence related to the donor competitive landscape and potential funding opportunities at regional and national level, updating appropriate FO staff to support the resource acquisition efforts.

  • Support the Grants Acquisition Director to establish and embed effective tracking and reporting processes, marrying the needs of GC, RO, and FO stakeholders.

  • Support FOs to effectively utilize WV tracking and reporting systems and tools, and to navigate accessing IT support/ escalating issues as required.

  • As required, provide other relevant and timely grant acquisition and management performance analysis in relation to current challenges and opportunities.

Best Practice Learning and Capacity Building:

  • Lead the roll out of training related to grants acquisition capacity building (e.g. Proposal Pro); support other functional contributing capacity building training (e.g. Budgeting for Proposals, Project Logic) with South Asia Pacific Offices.

  • Support in coaching/ mentoring national grant acquisition staff, in alignment with individual development plans.

  • Identify and advise Regional Grants Acquisition Director of FO capacity gaps in grants acquisition and management and other factors leading to poor proposal designs, poor win rates and grants implementation (e.g. design thinking, negotiation, data visualization, conveying evidence effectively etc.). In consultation with RO Grants Acquisition Director, establish and realize an action plan to address these gaps at National Office level.

  • Support in developing collaborative capacity building initiatives, leveraging partnership resources (SOs, GC, EU Representation Office, other ROs, Communication teams) for grants acquisition.

  • Identify, document and effectively share best practices, critical success factors of strategic breakthroughs, and lessons learned; including guidelines, tools and standards.

Develop and Embed Efficient Business Processes

  • Provide timely and effective guidance to FOs for annual target-setting and business planning processes; work together with the GA Advisor for East Asia to prepare consolidated regional overviews with analysis as directed by the Regional GA Director.

  • Provide guidance and ensure accountability of FOs to systematically maintain accurate documentation of grant profiles and opportunity tracking information in Horizon; proactively work together with IT, Finance and other key stakeholders to troubleshoot issues and provide recommendations for systems improvement.

  • Together with the GA Advisor for East Asia, effectively structure and maintain RDU information management systems, (e.g. Teams) including Go/No-Go decisions, proposal development collaterals, donor intelligence, meeting notes, filing quarterly grant reports etc)

  • Provide orientation to new FO GAM staff on World Visions grants systems and tools.

  • Together with the GA Advisor for East Asia, support in monitoring Grant Management performance via Grant Health Tracker and maintaining accountability for the system and agreed follow up actions with key stakeholders.

Coordination & Other Responsibilities:

  • Support Regional Grants Acquisition Unit and SO GAM events (e.g, Annual Regional Meetings, Webinars, CoP meetings, Gateway to Grants, start-up workshops, etc).

  • Support planning and integration initiatives with other RO functions as required.

  • On request by the Grants Acquisition Director, represent WV at internal and external meetings.

  • Provide Regional Grants Acquisition Director with administrative and logistical support on request.

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


  • Minimum 3 years’ professional experience in acquisition and quality control of bilateral and multi-lateral grants

  • 5 years’ experience in the development field working in development and humanitarian emergency interventions, preferably with experience in developing countries

  • Experience working with both bilateral and multilateral donors.

  • University degree related to Development Studies/Business Management/Statistics/Research or International Relations preferred.

  • Excellent English language skills; written and verbal.

  • Strong analytical skills with excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to think strategically to form recommendations for positioning, capture planning, and systems improvements.

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a diverse team to achieve an overall goal.

  • Self-starter, with strong organizational skills and the ability to work effectively with remote-based teams.

  • Adaptive, resourceful and solutions-oriented mindset required.

  • Networking/external engagement skills: proven experience in networking with donors and partners to bring about funding opportunities.

  • Experience working in a remote-based team setting.

  • Confident user of Excel.

  • Technical Training qualifications desired: ProposalPro

  • Professional technical skills desired: Humanitarian standards (SPHERE, HAP), specific trainings on donor requirements e.g. OFDA, GAC, USAID, DFID, Europe Aid; HEAT training.

  • Strong knowledge of databases.

  • Strong skills in Excel including use of Pivot tables.

  • Knowledge of PowerBI.

  • Experience in facilitating remote training and capacity building.

  • Experience with Horizon database.

Regional Audit Manager (RAM), Thailand

*Preferred position locations: Thailand and Myanmar. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in Asia where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.


Provide Strategic leadership to the Audit Team in the National Office (NO) portfolio assigned within the Region, in the provision of independent objective assurance and consulting activity of the portfolio’s operations. This advisory role includes but is not limited to providing advice on risk management, internal controls systems and their impact on the operations of the organization.

Supervise a team of professional auditors in the NO portfolio assigned and provide reasonable assurance to regional and national senior management that controls are adequate to mitigate high and medium risk to the Partnership.

Provide audit quality assurance by reviewing the audit work of the audit team in his/her portfolio, including issue of audit reports to the respective NO portfolio Senior Leadership and to the Audit committees (as applicable).


Leadership of Audit Engagements:

  • Provide technical guidance and direction in the Annual Audit Planning Process using risk analysis techniques and tools, and develop annual audit plans for discussion, review and approval by the Regional Audit Director (RAD), NO portfolio.

  • Leadership and with the Board Audit Committees (BACs) within the portfolio (as applicable).

  • Provide leadership and supervise the performance of audit engagements’ planning, field work, and audit reporting; ensuring that the audit process is aligned and supports strategy delivery in the assigned NO portfolio within the region.

  • Foster effective engagement with the BACs in the NO portfolio (as applicable) on the performance of the Audit Team in the assigned NO portfolio.

  • This is to be done through quarterly participation at BACs (Intermediate, Advisory Council meetings, as applicable) for the NO portfolio assigned.

Quality Assurance:

Perform quality reviews of risk-based integrated audit (RBIA) assignments and provide guidance to the Senior Internal Auditor (SIA) regarding:

  • Quality audit standards to be observed and maintained by all auditors in the course of their work.

  • Provide on-the-job technical support during field work with the team members and on site review as necessary.

  • Maintain an audit presence and history of audits per project/grant as needed based on available resources and use of GRC.

  • Lead the audit team in following up evidence of implementation of audit findings as per auditee “audit implementation plan’’ to ensure audit matters arising are fully resolved.

People Management and Professional Development:

  • Responsible for the daily supervision of audit staff and responsible for the development of audit staff and the completion of performance evaluations.

  • Maintain Continuing Education (CPE) by attending online courses or professional seminars and trainings. The incumbent should maintain a minimum of 40 units per year.


  • Participate as an advisor of the NO Integrity and Protection Hotline (IPH) and Enterprise Risk Management committees in assigned country portfolio.

  • Support and implement the Global Internal Audit (GIA) initiatives deemed to increase the internal audit team effectiveness and efficiency.


  • Bachelor degree in Audit, Accounting, Finance or related field.

  • Professional audit certifications (ACCA/CPA/CIA CISA/ACFE) finalized or in advanced stage of certification process.

  • Must be able to effectively work with new and changing situations including new regulations; where there may not always be a readily apparent solution.

  • Excellent presentation, analytical, interpersonal, time management, research, and communications skills.

  • Maintain a current knowledge base of audit industry practices and to ensure best practices as always considered.

  • Perform all assigned audit duties in a manner that reflects the highest professional standards and complies with the guidelines of the Institute of Internal Auditors.

  • Considerable knowledge of the Standards for the Professional Practice of Internal Auditing and the Code of Ethics developed by the Institute of Internal Auditors.

  • Must have prior working experience in audit (Public or private) of not less than six years in a recognized organization, two of which should be at a senior supervisory level. Experience in accredited audit firms and/or in a Non-

  • Governmental organization will be an added advantage.

  • Proven experience in Risk Based Auditing.

  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to influence others and establish credibility with business partners.

  • Cross cultural and multi faith experience.

  • Exposure to various accounting systems.

  • University degree in Commerce, Accounting/Business Management/Finance. A post-graduate degree in Management is a requirement.

  • Be a qualified CPA or ACCA with an up-to-date membership status. Professional memberships in CIA/CISA/CFE are an added advantage.

  • Good command of the English Language, written and communication skills in particular. Knowledge of French would be an added advantage.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Strategic thinker with advanced analytical and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong project management skills.

  • Computer skills (office application, accounting systems is a plus).

  • Working knowledge in Audit software packages.

  • Must be honest and hardworking, with proven experience in dealing with management at a senior level and be disciplined leader. Experience in a multicultural setting is highly desirable.

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

  • Attend and participate/lead in daily devotions and weekly Chapel services.

  • A working knowledge of WVI business and systems, including computerized accounting systems such as Sun System.

  • Good understanding of non-profit industry.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • This role involves working in a virtual /geographically dispersed / multi-culturally team.