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As a child focused organization, World Vision International (WVI) is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.

Position Title:Senior Director, Application SystemsApplication Deadline Date:01 Jul 2012
Position Location:TBDPosition Start Date20 Aug 2012
Region:North AmericaPosition End Date:19 Aug 2022
Requisition Category:DomesticRecruitment Priority:Need Within 2 Months
Country Name:United States of AmericaProgram/Office Name:Information Technology - IT
City/Province:TBDEmployee Type:Regular Full-time
Job Grade Level:180Recruitment Status:Filled
Is this a family post?Family - Spouse with Children
Requisition Num:2012NAMSMH-8U3Q2A


The Senior Director of Application Systems will report to the Chief Information Officer (CIO) and be responsible for information systems application delivery activities for all legacy and web-based systems. Responsibilities include leadership of the IT Application Delivery functions including business analysis, design, application architecture, development, testing/quality, integration support, and project delivery support. Works closely with customers, colleagues and other stakeholders to develop, implement and operate systems that improve processes and support critical business strategies. The purpose of this position is to lead all IT personnel in, primarily, the development and maintenance of all WVI software both in house, commercial-off-the-shelf, and software-as- developed solutions for the WVI Partnership of country/national offices.

WVI's Global Information and Communications Technology (GICT) is composed of functionally aligned teams comprising analysts, developers, technicians, engineers, managers and leaders who are committed to changing the world for Jesus Christ. Everyone on the team is expected to own the team's goals and objectives. WVI is going through a transformation from localised utilisation of technology to enterprise-wide systems and solutions that unify the organization across geography and function. The leader of application systems will be responsible for developing and supporting the staff and resources required to develop and maintain the current set of solutions, developing new ones, and all relevant components for these solutions.

This critical member of the IT Senior Management team will define, prioritise, and lead the daily executions of the application delivery teams. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating a team oriented, problem-solving culture focused on delivering quality software solutions that facilitate business success for World Vision. The successful candidate will have the leadership, technical aptitude and management experience necessary to lead a team of technical resources, as well as a demonstrated ability to interact with and influence business leaders. In addition, this role is responsible for the hiring, management, and budgets across the delivery teams.



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