Agile Portfolio Manager

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 15 October 2020
  • Toronto, Canada
  • Closing on 3 November 2020
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Job Description

World Vision is a Christian humanitarian, development and advocacy organisation devoted to improving the lives of children, families and their communities around the world. Our over 37,000 staff members working in nearly 100 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:

*Preferred position location: Toronto, Canada. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate in a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

As Agile Project Manager - II, you will support leaders and teams to make decisions on what we do more/less of, how we do it, who needs to be involved, identify potential dependencies and roadblocks that could impede progress, and facilitate knowledge and change management for the entire GMC portfolio. The Agile Portfolio Manager will help to implement, facilitate and improve the way we work through lean practices; empowering our team; aligning our work to our global strategy; and facilitating value-driven sustainable outcomes.

An exciting opportunity to play a vital role in optimizing the business value we provide to the World Vision mission, by ensuring we are focused on the right things at the right times to maximize the benefit to our strategic goals.

Requirements include:

  • Masters or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education/experience.
  • 7 years work experience in direct project or program management, of which 2 years spent directing project portfolios.
  • 1-2 years work experience in agile & lean practices (Lean Six Sigma, Agile frameworks, etc.)
  • PMP, PgMP or PfMP certification through PMI.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 10% of the time.

Is this the job for you?

World Vision is dedicated to our team members’ development and their success. We aspire for all employees to be fulfilled through their work and their contributions to an organisation working to provide long-term sustainable solutions to the world’s most vulnerable people.

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position online and apply by the closing date 03 NOV 2020. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website:

Due to the number of applications received, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

About the Organization

The World Vision Partnership is a global community of people passionately committed to improving the lives and futures of the world’s most vulnerable children.

We believe that every child is a precious gift to the entire world and that their well-being concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed. We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

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