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  • Posted: Jan 25, 2023
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    World Vision is a global relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children,families and communities to overcome poverty and injustice.World Vision serves all people regardless of religion,race,ethnicity,or gender.

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    Governance and Landed Property Director

    Key Responsibilities


    • Provide effective governance support to the board to ensure optimal management support and performance. Ensure the Board meets its legal mandates in accordance with Ghanaian laws; and the governance processes are carried out in accordance with the requirements and policies of WV for an Intermediate Board

    Board Governance Processes

    Provide a strategic link between the Board and SLT on all matters pertaining to the governance of World Vision Ghana by ensuring that:-

    • Quarterly ministry updates are produced and circulated to the Board members seven (7) days before Board Meetings Minutes of Board and Committee Meetings are produced and circulated seven (7) days after the meeting Board and Committee work plans in consultation with the Board Committee Chairs and the ND for Board are approved; and monitor the implementation thereof in conjunction with the Governance and Nominations Committee Proper records minutes are taken and safe keeping of the minutes of WVG Board meetings including managing the National Office Global Governance database. Manage the Board Meeting plans and ensure follow up of Board meeting action plans. Board Committee meetings to ensure their link with the Board meeting is strategic as per the Board work plan and follow up on management action points arising from these meetings. Board members’ recruitment and orientation of new members and development in consultation with Governance and Nominations committee and the RGA. Annual Board performance Assessment is done and whose results are integrated in the Board Development plan The forward agenda, Annual Board work Plan and Board Development plan are implemented. Capacity building initiatives on governance for the Board and Senior leadership Coordinate with Integrated Programmes and plan for Board field trips to the WVG project sites to help deepen Board members understanding of WV’s ministry Joint WVG/VFG Board meetings are held one every year; and joint field visits are held once every year. Prepare the ND’s Quarterly Ministry Updates report to the Board and identify key issues requiring the Board attention.

    Board Legal Responsibilities

    WVG Board operates in strict adherence and compliance with WVI National Boards Policy and the Ghana Government laws by ensuring that:

    • Process of calling and holding of Extraordinary Meetings as provided by the WV Ghana Board policy guidelines are in place. Statutory compliance and completing relevant requirements for WVG according to Ghana law. Succession planning in conjunction with the Board Chair and Governance and Nominations Committee is in place to ensure business continuity of the Board. WVG Board operates in strict adherence and compliance with WVI National Board Policy and Government of Ghana laws

    WVI Partnership Requirements

    The World Vision Ghana Board meets the Partnership requirements by ensuring:-

    • Timely submission of Partnership reports that may be deemed necessary for the purpose of WVG’s governance accountability.
    • Board members are updated; given guidance and access to Partnership Policies.
    • That new WV Partnership policies are owned contextualized, implemented and monitored by the National Office.
    • Coordinate NO peer review processes in conjunction with the Partnership Peer Review Office and prepare the National Office Action plan including preparation of National Office self-review report, handle all the logistics of peer review visit, provide peers with all the information needed for the review and track the implementation of the Peer Review Report recommendations and also follow up on the implementation of the recommendations to ensure WVG’s compliance.
    • In conjunction with the Governance and Nominations Committee and the Board Chair, coordinate the Annual Board Self Review, individual and peer Board effectiveness review processes. In addition, ensure that the learnings inform Board work plan and development processes.


    Property Risk Mapping and Documentation

    This Will Be Done By Ensuring That

    • Review and update the current Land asset register to ascertain the actual land holdings of World Vision (known and unknown).
    • Locations of all landed properties acquired or occupied by World Vision Ghana are identified and captured on the landed asset register. Current uses of all landed properties with detailed descriptions are captured on the landed asset register. Existing and potential risks to all land holdings are assessed and categorized for action depending on the urgency. Risk mitigation and planning, including regularizing land title and development management is put in place.

    Land/Property Administration & Management


    • The position provides the requisite professional advice and management in landed properties in accordance with Ghana laws and that land administration/management of World Vision properties meets required standards and does not pose as a risk to the organization by ensuring that
    • All properties with high/significant risks are addressed within 6 – 12 months. Within 15 months all title deeds of World Vision properties are regularized Within 12 months, the office is guided by clear landed properties policies, and operational guidelines and procedures. All new project establishments follow the operational policies and guidelines. Projects that are yet to transition have all the necessary title papers in place All properties acquired or occupied are compliant with Ghana land law; that those requiring legal registration or renewal are completed within 18 months, starting with those properties situated in the Head Office and the GIWASH, and Northern Operations. Market value assessments of all properties owned by World Vision for general property management purposes but not limited to payments to statutory bodies including annual ground rent, and property rates.
    • Advice on areas for improvement in internal business processes along with possible solutions regarding property management

    Property Risk Management and Reduction

    All World Vision Offices have the highest adherence to property standards including safely regulations by coordination with Support Services and HEA/Security department ensuring that: -

    • All field level properties are compliant, and risk- free, and adhering to safety standards. Review and validate the legitimacy of all statutory landed property claims and ensure same are done within standard time to avoid penalties. Advice on properties that World Vision should let go, effectively managing property assets and liabilities.

    Ensure Standard Protocols for Property Acquisition and Transfers

    • Standard protocols for property acquisition and occupation, assuring that associated risks are adequately managed by ensuring that:-
    • Guidance on legal requirements for compliance on newly acquired landed property and also provide advice, guidance, planning and implementation of both the maintenance and effective management of same.
    • Develop a systematic transfer of property that is transparent and risk-free ensuring that properties are used for the wellbeing of children, and also assuring a sustained good organizational image.


    Lead in Policy and Regulations compliance

    Ensure adherence to all Policies and Regulations by:-

    • Engaging with key stakeholders such as P&C, Supply Chain, Finance, IPD, Security, Risk and Audit Committee, etc. to form a Compliance Working Group. Lead the Working Group to set collaboration expectations, manage workflows timelines, and identify the cope of compliance engagement with other office processes and priorities. Develop a Policy and Regulatory Inventory: Create Internal and external inventories that are required of the World Vision Ghana Office (and updated as needed). Complete the Compliance Prioritization Assessment (CPA): Determine priority requirements from a compliance risk perspective that if not followed, could have significant impact on World Vision Ghana. Monitor Policy and Regulations Compliance: Work with Policy Management stakeholders to determine key requirements and ensure adherence. Complete the Integrated Compliance Monitoring Tool (ICMT): Work with Policy Management Stakeholders to complete the ICMT, present to the ND/Board for approval before submission to the Regional Compliance Champion. Develop Action Plans for Policy and Regulations Risk mitigation: Work with Policy Management Stakeholders on how identified monitoring gaps or controls deficiencies may be remedied and work to address these gaps.
    • Any other duties that may be assigned

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    Data Analytics Program Manager, VisionFund International

    Job Summary

    • The Data Analytics Program Manager job is responsible for the ownership, accountability and delivery of key data warehouse projects. This includes vendor(s) discussions to monitor project progress, approve resourcing and provide key decision-making.

    Major Responsibilities

    • Credit scoring platform. Support VisionFund International (VFI) Credit function and Digitisation team in decision on the selection of vendor/consultant for the credit scoring platform. VFI has identified global or regional partners. The MFI is responsible for local implementations and the Data manager is responsible for compliance with VFI standards and policy.
    • Training and equipping Micro-Finance Institutions (MFIs) in Data Analysis. Will work with MFI's in the use of data warehouse to improve portfolio performance and quality. The Data manager ensures that data integrity is maintained and information is submitted in a timely manner. Ensures both Core Banking and Financial (Sun6) systems are integrated with data warehouse.
    • Strategy Realisation. Developing informational dashboards for VisionFund Strategy and Leadership, to enable data-driven decisions to strengthen operations and improve Network performance
    • Data Governance and Standards. Establish and convene a steering committee for establishing standards in Operational, Financial and Impact data standards. Partner with World Vision Data team to ensure access and integration with relevant impact reporting across the Partnership 

    Required qualifications and experience

    • 7-10+ years of business analysis and/or consulting experience 
    • 3 years of experience in software engineering and/or data analysis
    • 5 years of financial analysis and modeling
    • Understanding of microfinance/banking operations, from a financial risk perspective


    • Educated to degree level, in information technology or related discipline 
    • Project management certification and/or qualification
    • Proficient with data visualization (Tableau, PowerBI)
    • Project Management Professional (PMP), PRINCE2 or related project management qualification/certification
    • Travel and/or Work Environment
    • The position requires the ability and willingness to travel internationally, potentially 25% - 30% of the time.
    • Able to work from home if required
    • Preference for Spanish and/or French, in addition to English

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