Project Manager - I

*Home based/remote working position.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF THE POSITION:

Are you and passionate about Project Management and innovation; organised, good at problem-solving and a team player? Are you driven to make lasting change for the world's most vulnerable children?

World Vision International Global Marketing & Communications is looking for you! This is an exciting opportunity to join a dynamic Project Management Office supporting cutting edge marketing and communications digital, customer experience, product development, global campaigns and enterprise system projects for critical business needs in child sponsorship, fundraising, brand, public engagement and communications.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Project Planning:

  • Work with business owners to understand scope and deadlines to schedule and coordinate work focusing on successful delivery of value to the organisation; document plans & coordinate project activity; document budget spending, risks and issues; organise meetings, gather and report on project status, plan and facilitate stakeholder management and project communications effectively.

Project & Team Management:

  • Communicate and work with teams on plans and work in progress; facilitate engagement with key stakeholders; maintain project management assets and tools.

Continuous Improvement:

  • Optimise team productivity and collaborate with other Project Management Office members, project teams and leaders to improve efficiency. Facilitate project retrospectives and lessons learned to discover gaps and opportunities to improve ways of working. Facilitate feedback loops to ensure agility through “fast failing", learning and adapting.

Communication & Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Work with business owners, project teams and communications specialists to devise and execute communications plans, facilitate stakeholder engagement throughout the project lifecycle.

Project Status Reporting:

  • Monitor and update on progress of project delivery, risks and issues and changes that may be required.

  • Monitor budget and forecast financial variances. Facilitate updates to key stakeholders, leaders and keep Project Management Office members informed through formal and informal channels.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience.

  • PMP certification is required.

  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in direct project management.

  • Proven experience working in an environment with minimal supervision.

  • Outstanding organizational, communication, interpersonal, relationship building skills conducive to collaboration; able to work well in a cross-functional, matrix management environment.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with a history of hands-on, detail orientation.

  • Fluent in spoken and written English - mandatory.

Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • Lean Six Sigma certification is an asset

  • ACP, SAFe, CSM, CSP certifications are an asset

  • Familiarity with productivity tools such as Smartsheet, MS Team, Zoom, Google suite and Outlook

  • Microsoft Office tools such as Word and Excel

  • Familiarity with procurement tools & vendor management is an asset

  • Experience in working virtually and internationally across cultures and within complex organisational structures.

  • Preferred experience within Marketing, Communications, Video, Graphic or related creative field.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

  • Ability to work on a computer for extended periods of time.

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.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

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.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • 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.