Project Manager - II

20339-15G32021
International Role - No - Only National applicants will be considered.

*Preferred position location: Mexico or Brazil. Other possible locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the Latin America & Caribbean Region where WVI is registered to operate.

*Please submit your CV in English.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

This role will provide Senior Project Management support for strategic initiatives to boost child sponsorship acquisitions (over 200K children), private revenue (~ $22M in aid) and build World Vision brand consideration & reputation through global campaigns & public engagement. This person will play a critical role in project leadership of cross-functional teams through effectively planning, executing and monitoring results to optimise global scale & return on investment. It will be important for this role to maintain attention to detail in a fast paced environment and will require a high level of emotional intelligence to enhance success towards multiple objectives with the ability to influence leaders through relationships.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Provide Project Leadership for all Global Child Sponsorship & Fundraising campaigns as well as Global Moments. Partner with business owners and marketing or communications leaders to define scope and deadlines; oversee all projects with focus on successful delivery of business value towards initiative outcomes. This will include developing plans; track and promote good stewardship of budget spending, mitigating risks and issues; leading key discussions and reporting on progress & learnings.

  • Promote effective team & task force collaboration among diverse groups and enabling success of teams throughout the implementation of critical deliverables; facilitating engagement with key accountable leaders and stakeholders; maintain project management assets and tools.

  • In collaboration with Campaign Managers, facilitate necessary change management to ensure full adoption of Global Campaigns & Moments across the World Vision Global Partnership. This will include developing an engagement plan and metrics for measuring against targets; maintaining rolling calendar of campaigns & events for stakeholder visibility; broad communications across different cultures and organizational levels, as part of an in-depth change management process.

  • Provide impact & focus through monitoring and communicating KPIs and progress towards target outcomes in order to support delivery of Revialise Sponosorship & Engage New Donor goals of generating over 200K child sponsorship acquisitions and $22M for the most vulnerable communities.

  • Optimise productivity and collaborate with other Project Management Office members, project teams and leaders to improve efficiency for improved ways of working. 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.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience.

  • PMP certification is required.

  • Minimum 7 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 complex cross-functional, informally networked environment.

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

  • Fluent in spoken and written English.

Preferred:

  • 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.

Work Environment/Travel:

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

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