Senior Director of Operations – Ministry Impact & Engagement

World Vision International
January 11, 2021
Bangkok, Thailand
Post Type
Experience (minimum)
10+ Years
Education (minimum)
Travel Required?
Base Salary
Not specified


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 work location: Bangkok, Thailand. Other locations to be determined by home country of successful candidate within Asia where WVI is registered to operate.

As the Senior Director of Operations (SDO), you will lead the operational performance for Ministry Impact & Engagement Group (MI&EG) of the Asia Pacific Region, in alignment with the World Vision Partnership’s Global strategic direction. You will lead the regional office staff within the MI&EG and provide leadership on issues for these functions, coordinate regional support to the national offices, and monitor the national office performance in the areas under MI&EG, which includes but is not limited to: Advocacy, Programme Quality & Effectiveness, Humanitarian and Emergencies Affairs, Faith & Development and Strategy.

You will seek to maximize impact for children, through assuring programme quality that is fully aligned to World Vision global strategy, Our Promise. This role collaborates with the SDO for Strategic Solutions Team (SST) to minimise risk.

You will ensure that regional Ministry Impact & Engagement functional leaders work collaboratively within MI&EG and with the SST functions, across the Regional Office and with the Global Centre for the primary purpose of providing operational support to the national offices. Under your leadership, Asia Pacific Regional Office will provide performance monitoring of the National Offices based on key directions and indicators within the Ministry Impact & Engagement functions at the global level and regional level; establish and facilitate business processes around performance monitoring of national offices and performance management of National Office senior management team.

Requirements include:

  • 10 years of experience in providing operational leadership in more than one function or country. National Director’s experience and working in different contexts/countries preferred, Programming experience essential.
  • Master's degree preferred, in economics, business administration, public administration, international development or related field.
  • Proficiency in the English language.
  • Up to 25% of travel required.

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 22 JAN 2021. 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.

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