Regional IT Director, Asia Pacific

  • Senior-level, Full-time staff position
  • Posted on 3 July 2020
  • Singapore | Bangkok, Thailand | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia | Metropolitan Manila, Philippines
  • Closing on 17 July 2020
  • Current

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 locations: Manila, Philippines; Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia; Bangkok, Thailand and Singapore. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within the Asia Pacific Region where WVI is registered to operate.

As the Regional IT Director, you will be responsible for providing IT leadership in the Asia Pacific region, managing and maintaining global IT processes and standards. You will manage multiple IT processes and be accountable for IT services in the region.

Individuals within the IT leadership job family have responsibility for activities that contribute to planning, creating and implementing an IT vision and strategy that is aligned with the global IT strategic plan so as to enable the regional business strategy. They provide input to the development of global IT standards, technology architecture, technology evaluation and transfer. They manage small to large teams of IT staff in the region who are responsible for delivering and supporting IT solutions for the business and customers. They provide technical and business leadership to IT team in the region as well as to the business.

As the Regional IT Director, you will also be responsible for analyzing trends in technology, assessing the impact of emerging technologies on the business, providing solutions to address technology and business issues, and managing financial resources while ensuring the development of high-quality technology solutions. These solutions must be developed at the best possible cost and be aligned with customer and business needs while establishing relationships with employees and key internal and external stakeholders. You will also be responsible for participating and providing input into the development of an IT governance framework that defines the working relationships and sharing of IT components among various IT groups within the organization.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Typically has 10 to 15 years of IT and business/industry work experience, with knowledge of one process/service.
  • Requires leadership, business knowledge, negotiation skills and experience/in-depth knowledge of IT infrastructure operations and/or software implementation and support across multiple countries.
  • Effective in written and verbal communication in English.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 25% 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 17 JULY 2020. For more information on World Vision International, please visit our website: www.wvi.org.

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.

www.wvi.org

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