Friday, September 29, 2017


IT Director I
Reference: 8378-18G18020
Location: Global
Application Deadline Date: 19-Oct-17
Category: Information Technology
Type: Open-ended, Full-time
International Role: No - Only National applicants will be considered.


*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candiate within a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered operate.

The IT Director I role is responsible for managing and maintaining global IT processes and standards relevant to their area. This position manages multiple IT processes within one functional area and provides IT services to one or more regions globally.

Individuals within the IT leadership job family have responsibility for activities that contribute to planning, creating and implementing an IT vision and strategy aligned with the company’s strategic business plan. They oversee the development of corporate standards, technology architecture, technology evaluation and transfer. They manage small to large teams of people responsible for developing and delivering IT solutions for the business and customers. Each role within this job family provides technical and business leadership to their organizations as well as to the business.
IT Leaders are also 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. They are also responsible for participating and leading the development of an IT governance framework that defines the working relationships and sharing of IT components among various IT groups within the organization.

To be successful, individuals must possess a combination of business, technical and leadership skills and competencies. This requires an understanding of client’s business needs, processes and functions. They also need a solid knowledge of IT infrastructure, architecture, applications development and support, networks, and computer operations. In addition, individuals working in this job family must have excellent communication skills and the ability to influence others.

Business and IT Strategy:
  • Develops the tactical components and strategies to achieve goals at an enterprise level.
  • Works with business partners to understand business needs.
  • Manages the development and implementation of IT initiatives to support business strategy.
Chance Management:
  • Articulates change.
  • Is active and visible throughout the change process.
  • Provides frequent, communication to department/organization and clients about the change (i.e., rationale, expected outcomes, the "big” picture) and the impact of the change (individual and business).
  • Builds a coalition of sponsorship (managers, staff and clients) and manages resistance to the change.
  • Identifies and removes obstacles to change.
  • Leads or participates in a customer advisory board to manage IT services demand.
  • Communicates client’s needs and priorities and provides feedback on pricing and investment.
  • Provides input to technology planning within multiple functional areas.
  • Implements solutions consistent with current and future architecture.
Process Improvements:
  • Manages the improvement processes that impact customer satisfaction and relationships.
  • Owns the designated processes and is accountable for ensuring that established processes are followed.
  • Participates in the development of IT budgets.
  • Tracks and takes appropriate steps to stay within budget.
  • Provides high-quality services at optimal cost to customers.
  • Measures service performance and implements improvements.
IT Technology Development:
  • Directs the development and implementation of technology solutions required to increase business efficiency and effectiveness.
Service Level Agreements (SLAs):
  • Participates and provides input to the SLA development process.
  • Ensures internal SLAs are met.
Vendor Management:
  • Provides advice and counsel to the vendor relationship decision-making and contract development processes.
  • Reviews service provider performance.
  • Identifies and confirms performance problems and notifies contract managers.
Resource Management:
  • Meets regularly with team to gather work statuses.
  • Discusses work progress and obstacles.
  • Provides advice, guidance, encouragement and constructive feedback.
  • Ensures work, information, ideas, and technology flow freely across teams.
  • Establishes measurable individual and team objectives that are aligned with business and organizational goals.
  • Documents and presents performance assessments.
  • Recognizes and rewards associates commensurate with performance.
  • Implements organizational practices for staffing, EEO, diversity, performance management, development, reward and recognition, and retention.
Workforce Planning:
  • Identifies the roles, skills and knowledge required to achieve goals.
  • Ensures staff has the resources and skills needed to support all work initiatives within a limited number of COCs or functions.
  • Participates in IT workforce deployment activities.
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or other related field. Or equivalent work experience.
  • Requires experience in managing teams and building relationships with people at a variety of levels.
  • Typically has 10 to 15 years of IT and business/industry work experience, with knowledge of one process/service.
  • Requires demonstrated ability to launch and deliver one or more IT project(s) on time and within budget.
  • Willingness and ability to travel domestically and internationally, as necessary.


Director of Global Investigations
Reference: 8372-19G03019
Location: Global
Application Deadline Date: 19-Oct-17
Category: Audit
Type: Fixed term, Full-time
International Role: No - Only National applicants will be considered.
Duration: 2+ Years


*Position location to be determined by home country of successful candidate within a jurisdiction (US state or country) where WVI is registered to operate.

The Director of Global Investigations will develop and implement a Global investigation strategy, fraud risk assessment policy, and fraud risk assessment dashboard, and lead and direct investigation teams through the identification of fraud red flags, and will plan, organize, and manage, as required, all investigations of alleged and actual fraud (i.e. misappropriation, embezzlement, corruption, severe misconduct, mismanagement, misuse of resources, or abuse of authority) through careful collaboration with key stakeholders such as GC and Regional Legal Counsels, P&C, SOs, RLs, NDs on a need to know and do basis.

This position works to mitigate risks to the successful implementation of WVI’s 2030 Strategy through careful analysis of ongoing trends in fraud and corruption, and proactive assessment of WVI’s policies and procedures that combat these issues.
The incumbent will provide technical support, oversight and direction of investigations of fraud against the Partnership while sharing results with key stakeholders, including Senior Management Teams and Audit/Risk Committees, and will ensure the growth and development of staff under his or her direction.

Audit Investigations and Communication:
  • Oversee and/or conduct fraud investigations in accordance with ACFE and internal policy standards as leader of the Global Fraud Investigation Team to promote GIA vision, mission and strategy.
  • Prepare and present timely, factual, and complete reports on fraud allegations and trends as well as pending and completed investigations and follow up actions to the CAE, Partnership Leaders, and the audit and risk committee of the WVI Board.
  • Ensure that all reported fraud allegations are shared with GC Legal, entered into the Integrity Protection Hotline (IPH) or Integrated Incident Management (IIM) system, and communicated to the necessary support offices, donors, and local authorities, when required, in accordance with WVI’s Anti-corruption Policy and GIA Investigations Protocol.
  • Provide in-depth analysis on key fraud statistics, recurring trends, emerging risks, and other elements that will allow proactive mitigation of future fraud risks to the Partnership.
  • Where appropriate and necessary, this position will identify, engage and manage internal and external experts and ensure that investigation services are rendered in accordance with the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) Standards, WVI’s Ant-corruption Policy and GIA protocols.
Policy Development and Strategic Vision:
  • Develops global investigation strategy and fraud risk assessment dashboard to assist in the timely deterrence, detection, prevention, investigation and reporting of fraud.
  • Leads and continues to build the capacity of GIA Investigations by establishing a credible system for ensuring independent and objective investigations of fraud allegations across the Partnership.
  • Enforces investigations protocols and procedures, including policies, timelines, roles and responsibilities for initiating and conducting investigations of alleged fraud while forwarding allegations of misconduct, mismanagement, waste of resources and abuse of authority to business owners with respect to the principles of confidentiality, objectivity, and impartiality.
  • Responsible for providing and supporting ongoing fraud detection and awareness training to WV entities to combat fraud and capitalize on lessons learned.
Staff Development and Training:
  • Establish succession and career advancement plans, including Christian commitment and spiritual development for direct reports and ensure that the same is done for their direct reports; guarantee that all staff in the reporting line obtains at least the annual minimum amount of continuing professional education (CPE) credits to maintain their professional certification(s).
  • Ensure that an effective training and capacity development strategy exists for all GIA’s Investigation staff through effective capacity building and training programs that address soft and leadership skills and technical competencies.
  • Ensure work-life balance is achieved through appropriate allocation of workload for GIA staff having a good productivity analysis.
  • Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, criminal justice, or related field or law degree
  • Must be a Certified Fraud Examiner (CFE) and have either a Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) Certified Public Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Accountant (CA) or Certified Internal Auditor certification.
  • Willing and able to travel up to 50% of the time.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Efficient in computer skills and data mining tools and digital technology.
  • Critical thinking and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work under a high level of stress and pressure.
  • 10-15 years relevant experience.
  • At least 5 years leading an internal or external investigation function for a global organization.
  • Experience managing staff on multiple projects and providing direction to team members.
  • Cross cultural experience working in sensitive and challenging environments and ones that may not embrace the need for change, and leading a virtual and cross cultural team.
  • Demonstrated ability to teach and train in both formal and informal processes.
  • CFE or JD, and CIA, CPA or CA.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Solid interpersonal skills, including listening and relationship building.
  • Data mining and analytics, including financial analysis.
  • Proficient Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Access skills.
  • Fluency in English is required, but fluency in languages such as Spanish, French, German, and Portuguese is a plus.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills, verbal and written.
  • Ability to interact with individuals at all levels within the organization, from the top down and bottom up to the board level.
  • Ability to interact well with third parties, including donors and local authorities.
  • Proven record of leading and advising around fraud investigations in a corporate or fortune 500 companies.
  • Proven experience in developing and advising on policies focused on risk.
Work Environment/Travel:
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel domestically and internationally up to 50% of the time.


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