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East Asia Regional People & Culture (HR) Business Partner

9764-16R22074
*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in Asia where WVI is registered to operate.
02-Apr-18

*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate in Asia where WVI is registered to operate.

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Support, advise and facilitate People & Culture (P&C)/HR services and organizational development interventions in the national offices to enhance organizational performance and individual effectiveness in achieving the overall mission and goals of World Vision National offices. Ensure aligning of NO P & C processes, systems, policies and procedures with RO strategy and structure to increase productivity and delivery of services to the poor.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Leadership:

  • Advise and support P&C Regional Director in his/her leadership and engagement on matters related to organizational transformation.

  • Support the Regional and National Offices in creating a culture of change and transformational leadership.

  • Collaborate with Regional Office Strategy Management in setting up and management of region wide performance accountability systems and HR balance scorecard in consultation with all relevant stakeholders.

  • Regional BP to work closely with NO P&C Directors on strategic operational matters based on NO strategy (weekly/monthly depending on the need).

Strategy:

  • Contribute to the development of regional P & C strategy, priorities and annual plan in support of and in alignment with Global P & C strategies and priorities.

  • Collaborate with other regional functions to ensure that P & C priorities and standards are adequately and appropriately integrated within relevant regional secondary strategies and priorities in alignment with the regional strategy.

  • Support the National Offices in developing effective P & C strategies and plans appropriate to their context in alignment with the regional and global P & C strategies and priorities.

  • Contribute to organization wide communication and change management processes to support implementation of regional P & C strategy as part of broader regional strategy communication and change management plan.

  • Lead the development and implementation of P & C secondary strategy and business plan in support of and in alignment with regional (including sub strategies) and global strategies and priorities (example P&C Scorecard).

  • Provide leadership to development and implementation of organization wide communication and change management plan during National or Regional Office transition.

Technical Support:

  • Work closely with National Offices providing technical guidance and input in the areas of Human Resources and Organizational Development.

  • Provide technical leadership, ensuring compliance , support and guidance to National Offices in the area of P & C alignment to the systems, standards, policies and guidelines.

  • Provide technical assistance in organization analysis, planning, design & capacity building, reward management, performance management, employee engagement, training and policy review.

  • Contribute to the development of global policies, guidelines and standards relating to P&C and assist in contextualizing and mainstreaming it within the region.

  • Collaborate closely with regional P & C team to ensure optimal integration of P & C strategy, plan and implementation at the NO level.

  • Adapt creative and innovative P & C strategies and practices in recruitment, reward, talent and performance management, staff care and human resource development.

  • Promote coaching and mentoring relationships between P & C personnel based in national offices.

  • To assess and address local P&C Technical capacity gaps with strategic solutions and minimizing operational impact.

Operational Support:

  • Support Regional and Partnership P & C initiatives.

  • Support and advise the National office ensuring integration and successful implementation of P & C standards, policies, procedures and systems.

  • Provide interim P & C support during National Office transition.

  • Collaborate with the P&C team in guiding and monitoring the implementation of regional P & C initiatives in National Offices.

  • Facilitate consultative meetings and group processes during negotiation and conflict when necessary.

  • Contribute to the on-going review, learning and revision of WVI P & C policies and procedures.

Internal & External Coordination:

  • Establish networks and alliances with external partners (P & C consulting firms, educational institutions, professional associations, International Organizations, NGOs, etc) for the purpose of branding and enhancing P & C practices in Asia Pacific.

  • Act as a strategic link and focal point for regional P & C issues connecting National Offices and Global Center for mutual support.

  • Participate and actively contribute in the partnership forums, working Groups and networks related to P & C as deemed necessary by regional leadership.

  • Collaborate with support services, regional lines of ministry, sectors and themes and other functions to ensure complementarities and effective integration within wider ministry of World Vision in the region.

General:

  • Lead and support Christian activities that enrich and develop mutual growth in Christ.

  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the P&C Regional Director.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

  • Master degree in Human Resource Management, Psychology, Org. Leadership or Org. Development or any relevant field.

  • P & C Professional certification.

  • A thorough understanding of all areas in Human resource Management and integration of each of this function.

  • Understand WV governance structure.

  • Knowledge of WVI Partnership P & C minimum standards and practices.

  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.

  • Strong strategic thinking, organisational, facilitation, consultancy, change management and leadership skills.

  • Demonstrated collaboration & team building skills.

  • Competent in the use of Microsoft Office computer programs including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.

Work Environment/Travel:

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