Regional Leader

World Vision, Singapore

Skill Required:, Project/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
4th August, 2017

Job Description

World Vision International

World Vision is a faith-based humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our 42,000+ staff members working in more than 90 countries are united through our ethos, mission and shared desire for all individuals, especially children, to overcome poverty, inequality and injustice.

Here’s where you come in:

As Regional Leader – South Asia & Pacific, based in Singapore or Bangkok, Thailand, your responsibilities will comprise of oversight to the National Offices and National Directors covering up to 10 (ten) countries (India, Indonesia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, Pacific Timor Leste, Vanuatu, Solomon Island and Papua New Guinea) where World Vision’s focus are both program implementation in all offices and fundraising activities in India, the Philippines and Indonesia.

As Regional Leader, you are a highly accomplished visionary leader who combines proven business disciplines with inspirational management skills to provide exceptional guidance to World Vision South Asia and Pacific leadership staff and to oversee all World Vision SAPO areas of operations including but not limited to; strategy management, people management, financial resource management, risk management, and board and partnership engagement. You will work to ensure effective management of ministry in alignment with World Vision’s Vision, Mission, Core Values and global strategic directions.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: 25%
  • Leadership Development: 25%
  • Board Engagement: 20%
  • Accountability and Stewardship: 15%
  • Organizational Culture (aka “promote the World Vision way”, and includes Conflict Resolution): 10%
  • Other: 5%

Requirements include:

  • Master’s degree in a relevant field is required.
  • A minimum of ten year experience providing strategic leadership as a senior organizational leader, within the humanitarian industry. Three years’ (3) senior leadership experience in Asia is required.
  • A minimum of five years’ (5) experience managing a multi-cultural leadership team is required, with a heart and a passion for the region and its peoples.
  • A minimum of five years’ (5) experience working with an Advisory Council or Board, either as a member, reporting to one or developing and advising an Advisory Council or Board is required.
  • Proven track record of successfully coaching and mentoring executive level leaders, either at a national, regional or global level.
  • Fully Fluent in English
  • Ability to travel frequently both regionally and internationally (up to 40%) is required.


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