National Director, World Vision Thailand

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World Vision

With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 34,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Here’s where you come in:

As the National Director for World Vision Foundation of Thailand (WVFT), you will provide visionary and strategic leadership for the development and implementation of all aspects of World Vision’s ministry in Thailand. You will ensure high impact, cost effective and quality ministry with the highest levels of accountability. Working closely with the WVFT Board of Directors and World Vision East Asia Regional Leader, you will lead strategy development and execution, ensuring WVFT’s operating model maintains focus on child well-being outcomes, maximising impact in the field while maintaining efficiency and driving continuous improvement as a wise steward of entrusted resources.

You will model Christ-centred servant leadership and build effective strategic relationships and alliances to develop WVFT as a trusted partner of choice to acquire and optimise resources for the greatest impact for Thailand’s most­ vulnerable children and communities.

You will lead organisational transformation, with a focus on strengthening critical capabilities required by a self-sustaining office fully responsible for its own funding. This will involve inspiring staff to live-out WVFT’s organisational values and support its Christian identity and to foster a culture that embraces diversity, collaboration, agility and innovation.

Requirements include:

  • Post-graduate qualification (Master preferable) in one of the following areas: Business Administration, Marketing, International Development, Social Sciences, Child Development, Social Work or Public Policy
  • 10+ years of strategic organisational leadership experience in a dynamic environment: e.g. either senior leadership experience in the humanitarian aid sector or C-suite level business experience with P&L responsibility
  • Demonstrated deep commitment and ability to live out World Vision’s core values in their leadership and drive the organisation’s Mission
  • Strong understanding of the cultural and socio, political and economic context in Thailand
  • Successful track record of working with external stakeholders and fundraising
  • Successful track record of governance, including effective engagement with Boards
  • Proven track record in leading organisational change, adapting well to ambiguity and complex situations and growing high performing teams and individuals
  • Fluency in Thai and English
  • 25% domestic travel, occasional international travel

How to apply

Find the full responsibilities and requirements for this position and apply online by the application deadline of 26 MAY 2024.

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.

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