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May 5, 2016   

About World Council of Credit Unions // Careers & RFPs


SVP Technical Services - Washington, D.C.

Position Overview

This role represents an exciting opportunity for someone genuinely interested in both business development and the assurance of quality in capacity-building projects in international development. World Council's services, mission, and track record of success are positioned attractively for many of the biggest initiatives being funded by a variety of donors and the successful candidate will have keen perception, a powerful network, vision, perseverance, and a desire to help the organization adapt and put into place self-sustaining and self-perpetuating programs for access to finance in developing countries. The successful candidate will build upon and expand the experience of World Council with USAID. Successful adaptation will be marked by:


Technical Services Portfolio Growth:

Project Design:

Project Management:

Technical Services Development:


Corporate Marketing:

Corporate Management:

This position currently supervises a team of approximately five and may supervise project field staff, consultants, and field study teams from time to time.

Background, Experience & Characteristics of the Ideal Candidate

Education and Experience:

The successful candidate will demonstrate a track record of excellent judgment and decision-making skills in closely scrutinized, complex, results-oriented environments. Vision, a continuous improvement philosophy, success stories of the development of subordinates, and a stellar internal and external customer service mentality will be hallmarks of this person's career leading up this role.

Other characteristics include:

Traits that will define the successful candidate include:

The following will prepare the successful candidate for fulfillment and effectiveness in this role:


Up to 160 days per year, including both domestic and international travel.


This is an outstanding career opportunity for an individual interested in a genuine professional challenge. A competitive compensation package is being offered.

To Apply

This search is being conducted by Boyden global executive search.  Interested parties should submit, in electronic format, a resume with salary history and a cover letter outlining reasons for interest in this opportunity to dwilkinson@boyden.com, or may call our toll free number at 1.877.2.BOYDEN (226.9336) or 1.202.536.5168 for additional information.