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Coordinator-Strategy & Enterprise Risk Management

Job Description

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice. World Vision is dedicated to working with the worlds most vulnerable people regardless of their religion, caste, gender or ethnicity. World Vision has been in Sri Lanka since 1977 working in relief and development projects in 20 districts across the country.

At World Vision we are passionate about children and are committed to bringing fullness of life to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged. Every day for forty years, that is what our team at World Vision has been doing.

We are looking for dynamic & creative individuals to join us in our journey of caring.


Location: To be based in Colombo

Job Profile

Reporting to the Advisor Strategy Management, this position will assist and coordinate the development, monitoring and evaluation of the country strategy of World Vision Lanka(WVL). He/She will be responsible for the reporting function of its implementation and monitoring carried out by the Field Operations and Programme Quality teams. The position will work closely with the heads of departments and zonal operations/PQ teams.

The incumbent is also responsible to coordinate matters pertaining to the Organization’s Enterprise Risk Management function in areas of financial, reputational, operational and external risks to the Organization. (The security risks is not covered under this role)

Key Responsibilities

Coordination of the Strategy Management function

  • Assist in the coordination of the strategy planning, monitoring and evaluations functions.

  • Analyse the external and internal trends and secondary data pertaining to strategy

  • Coordination of all information, data, reports related to the Annual Business Plan preparation, reporting, monitoring and evaluation.

  • Multi Year Budgeting and Planning conducted

  • Appropriate updates and reviews conducted on the Country Strategy and the Business Plan for Management for Board and Region

  • Coordinate the Divisional Performance Reviews by working closely with divisions to review their performance.

  • Prepare and maintain dashboards and strategy updates for SMT, board and regional reporting.

Coordinate the Enterprise Risk Management function

  • Prepare and maintain dashboards and strategy updates for Senior Management Team, the WVL Board and regional reporting.

  • Conduct and coordinate risk evaluation along with the Risk Management Committee.

  • Provide state-of-the-art inputs to the Risk Management concepts and procedures for WVL and to contribute to the implementation of these.

  • Develop, update and validate Risk Management Documentation appropriate to all operations for WVL based upon continuous and detailed risk assessments

  • Organize Risk Management training for WVL staff as required.

Preferred Education, Skills, Knowledge and Experience:

  • 3 years of relevant professional experience Business Administration or Bachelor’s degree in risk management, engineering, finance, accounting, economics, or other related fields is desired.  

  • Professional certifications in one of the following Risk Management Professional credentials are required: the Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE), Certified Risk Analyst (CRA), and Certification in Risk Management Assurance (CRMA), Financial Risk Manager (FRM), Professional Risk Manager (PRM), PMI-RMP, Management of Risk (M-o-R) Practitioner, C31000, or Chartered Accountancy (e.g. ICAEW, ICASL, CIMA, ACC, CPA and ICAA).

  • Good analytical skills

  • Effective communications skills

  • Proven knowledge of MS office applications, web storage applications and IT literacy

  • Team player with good interpersonal skills

  • Fluent in written and spoken English and Sinhala/Tamil

World Vision Lanka offers a competitive remuneration package based on individual competence and skills. If you meet the required criteria and wish to apply for this or any of the available vacancies, select the position you wish to apply for & submit your on-line application with your CV and details of three non-related referees on or before the given closing date.

Closing Date: 10th April, 2017

Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

Only short listed candidates will be notified.

This offer of employment is made contingent upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks.

World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children

World Vision is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organisation working with children, families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.