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Compassion International

Manager, IPG Products

Compassion International
Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States

Date Posted: 04/23/2009
Categories: Management
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Responsible for IT product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle, including: gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining the product vision, working closely with technologists, architecture, customer relationship partners, and sub contractors to ensure customer satisfaction goals are met and product services meet SLA objectives.

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Maintains a personal relationship with Jesus Christ. Is a consistent witness for Jesus Christ, maintains a courteous, Christ-like attitude in dealing with people within and outside of Compassion, and faithfully upholds Compassion’s ministry in prayer.

Acts as an advocate for children – raising the awareness of the needs, neglect, nurture, and potential of children in poverty and challenging and enabling those within one’s influence to greater involvement and effectiveness on behalf of children.

Provides leadership by managing and coordinating the deliverables of information technology teams and IT systems.

Ensures results of overall systems health and stability are meeting established service level agreements.

Develops and maintains IT Systems through various skills to include managing projects and processes to established frameworks and by seeking to build trust between IT staff and customers.

Assesses IT staff workloads and balances the load as needed.

Supports directors in activities that provide encouragement and motivation to the IT staff to ensure strong participation as a team.

Gives feedback on individual performance and areas of improvement for the staff who are assigned to the different IT roles.

Actively contributes to the overall IT team and, consequently of Compassion's ministry, by willingly helping others in their duties when the need arises and offering positive suggestions for improvement in all areas.


Develops and support software applications for international/multi-country use.

Leverages various services within the IT effectiveness domains to ensure staff are highly skilled and resourced meet system stability and innovation needs.

Holds IT staff accountable to established standards, policies, and procedures.


Has a personal relationship with Jesus Christ.

Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Technology Management, or equivalent experience.

5+ years of software development, systems management, or business / technology management experience along with 3+ years experience in product planning and execution throughout the product lifecycle.


Other Required Skills: Education and/or international experience a plus


INTEGRITY: "Conduct yourself in a manner worthy of the Gospel of Christ" (Phil. 1:27)

EXCELLENCE: "Whatever you do, work at it with all your heart, as working for the Lord" (Col. 3:23)

STEWARDSHIP: "The earth is the Lord's and all that is in it" (Psalm 24:1)

DIGNITY: "God created man in His own image" (Gen. 1:27)


WORKING ENVIRONMENT: Office environment

PHYSICAL DEMANDS: Must be available to work off-shift/flexible schedule to support international projects

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: Occasional international travel

The above statements are intended to describe the essential functions of this job. It may be necessary for a person to perform other tasks as needed.