Regional P&C Director, South Asia & Pacific

World Vision International(WVI), Singapore City, Singapore

Skill Required:, HR and AdminMedia and CommunicationProject/ Programme Management
Preferred Experience: 
Above 10 Years
Closing Date for Applications: 
25th February, 2016

Job Description


  • Provide strategic leadership and advice to WV Regional and National Offices in the area of people & organizational development by maximizing the potential of WV’s human resources and increasing organizational performance to fulfill WV’s mission & vision while remaining true to its core values.



  • Support the RL and Senior Director Operations (SDO) in creating a strategically aligned regional culture and engaged regional workforce.
  • Advise and support RL/SDO and matrix manage NO People and Culture in their leadership and engagement on matters related to Human Resource Management and Organizational Development.
  • Lead and manage the RO P&C team.
  • Advise and support the National Directors on all aspects relating to Human Resource Management and Organizational Development to create an enabling environment and increase people’s productivity.
  • 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.
  • Provide P&C leadership and coordination in Cat II & III relief responses.
  • Practice servant leadership and be a role model for the staff team, peers and others.


  • Lead in the execution of the RO and NO P&C strategies, ensuring that these are in line with Partnership P&C strategy.
  • Contribute to development of global P & C strategies, priorities and plans ensuring that regional priorities are integrated and prioritized.
  • Contribute to the development of Regional Office strategy and regional secondary strategies ensuring that P&C priorities and implications are considered and in alignment with global P&C strategy.
  • 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.
  • Support the National Offices in developing effective P & C strategies, priorities and plans in alignment with the regional and global strategies and priorities.
  • Provide leadership to development and implementation of organization wide communication and change management plan during National or Regional Office transition.

Technical & Operational Support:

  • Work closely with Regional and National Offices providing technical guidance and input in the areas of Human Resources and Organizational Development.
  • Contribute to the development of global policies, guidelines and standards relating to P & C and provide leadership in contextualizing and mainstreaming these within the region.
  • Adapt creative and innovative P & C strategies and practices in recruitment, reward, talent and performance management, staff care and human resource development.
  • Lead the P&C Regional team in developing long term and short-term annual plan.
  • Lead and manage Regional P & C Team ensuring effective and efficient services to all the customers.
  • Facilitate implementation of P&C initiatives implemented in Middle East/Eastern Europe Region such as Leadership Development, Talent Management, Succession Planning etc.
  • Ensure that P&C systems, policies and procedures meet the minimum P& C standards for effective management of human resources.

Learning & Development:

  • Lead the assessment, development and implementation of an integrated regional Learning & Development plan based on regional P&C priorities and strategy.
  • Insure that most talented staff are developed and retained in the organization and key positions are filled in effective time – through effective Talent Management and Succession Planning.
  • Provide oversight of recruitment of National Directors, key RO team members and NO P&C leadership.

Knowledge Management:

  • Lead the process of continuous learning in P&C practices, systems and tools that will enhance the efficiency and effectiveness the organization.
  • Encourage mutual learning between National Offices within the SAP region and between other regions.
  • Contribute to establishment and use of regional data bases and e-resources including regional good practices relating to human resources and organisational development as part of wider knowledge management strategy.
  • Facilitate formation and coordination of regional HR forum or network that contributes to strategy action and promotes learning.
  • Facilitate the documentation of best practices and contribute to the community of practice and center of excellence.

Quality Assurance/Risk Management:

  • Leads RO/NO HR review and assist RO/NO in creating risk mitigation implementation plan related to HR based on GC Internal Audit recommendations related to P&C.
  • Lead, monitor and evaluate the progress of RO and NO human resources management practices ensuring compliance with WVI partnership standards, policies and procedures.
  • Advises and supports in addressing gaps/issues in P&C practices as necessary and appropriate.
  • Contribute and support the organizational culture climate audits and engage NO leaders in mitigating risks in labor management.
  • Support the development, implementation and compliance of RO and NO to HR Scorecard in alignment with regional and GC HR goals and priorities.
  • Support the SDO in addressing performance, compliance and risk relating to P&C issues in Regional and National Offices.

Internal & External Liaison and Coordination:

  • Act as a strategic link and focal point for regional P&C connecting Regional Office, National Offices, Support Offices and Global Center for mutual support.
  • Participate and actively contribute to partnership forums, working Groups and networks related to P&C as deemed necessary by regional leadership.
  • Work with other members of the SAP team to ensure sound P&C practices within the wider ministry of World Vision in the region.
  • Develop external strategic HR networks and linkages with other International Organizations, NGOs, HR consulting groups to expand P&C network in SAP.


  • Work closely with the members of the SAP SLT and P&C team to promote mutual learning, support and accountability.
  • Perform any other tasks assigned by the RL and SDO.



  • Graduate qualification and/or Professional qualification in HRD, Psychology, Development Studies, Leadership, or Organizational Development (or Behavior) or MBA.
  • Proven record of accomplishment of effective contribution as a member of the top team of a multi-national leadership group, reporting to a CEO-type role.
  • A thorough understanding of all areas of Human Resources management and staff development, and knowledge of HR and OD practices, group processes and dynamics and apply such in the SAP context.
  • Requires minimum 10 years’ experience in Human Resources Development with significant organizational development experience, or related fields, in a complex, international organization (preferably in an INGO context).
  • A proven record of developing people in a cross-cultural setting and initiating and implementing organizational change.
  • Committed Christian who attends, participates and leads in devotions.
  • Strong analytical, organizational, facilitation and leadership skills.
  • Demonstrated collaboration & team building skills.
  • Knowledge of WVI Partnership HR minimum standards and practices.
  • Excellent oral and written English communication skills.
  • Travel at least 30% per month.
  • This role involves the coordination with geographically dispersed HR teams located in national offices.


  • Understand WV governance structure.
  • Strong communication skills (oral and written) with ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.
  • Understands and values diversity and maximizes diversity to achieve organizational goals.
  • Must have knowledge of basic computer software such as MS Office, Lotus Notes

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