Cambodia Country Director

at Nomi Network
Published April 26, 2022
Location Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Category Management  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

Nomi Network is a US based organization which is part of the global effort to end modern slavery in our lifetime. In our work, we see that poverty and economic marginalization are primary drivers that make women and girls vulnerable to exploitation. By creating pathways to safe employment and economic stability, we prevent trafficking and empower women to rewrite the narratives for future generations.

 

The Country Director is responsible for developing the overall strategic direction for programming and new business development in cooperation with Nomi’s senior management team and local and international partners. S/He is also responsible for developing and implementing systems, policies and procedures for Nomi’s operations. The Country Director is also responsible for financial oversight, strategic planning, monitoring and evaluation, human resource management and local representation.

 

  1. Responsibilities

 

Strategy & Vision

 

  • Develop, in consultation with key stakeholders, a clear vision of present and future program goals and strategies which can be clearly communicated to team members, local beneficiaries, international partners, governmental counterparts, and donors.

 

  • Develop and implement the expansion of the workforce development program.

 

  • Set direction by prioritizing and organizing actions & resources to achieve goals and objectives.

 

  • Ensure that country strategies are well aligned and contribute to Nomi’s global Strategy, contributing to build strategic ideas and resources at the regional level.

 

Leadership & Culture

 

  • Uphold a culture of integrity through ethical decision-making.

 

  • Lead by role modeling self-awareness to foster an environment of mutual respect, diversity and inclusion so that all team members are included, supported and can thrive.

 

  • Create a culture of accountability for highly effective communication systems and relationships to ensure every voice matters.

 

Team Management

 

  • Recruit, manage, motivate, and onboard an informed, skilled and efficient team with an emphasis on high quality impact, inclusion and achievement.

 

  • Encourage a team culture of growth, learning, creativity and innovation by incorporating a culture of continuous feedback, development and performance management.

 

  • Ensure people- focused human resource systems are in place and consistent with Nomi’s policies, including job descriptions, team member onboarding, performance management, professional development plans and reporting mechanisms.

 

  • Recognize opportunities for innovative action and create an environment where alternative viewpoints are welcome, heard and acted upon.

 

Program Impact, Monitoring, Evaluation, and Learning

 

  • Oversee program quality and impact by ensuring programs are based on sound design principles.

 

  • Strongly support and assist the implementation of M&E system.

 

  • Gather evidence of program impact through robust standard procedures for data gathering, reporting, and evaluating program outputs and outcomes.

 

  • Lead country team to strive for impact at country level leading to sustained change based on solid systems and incorporation of learnings into programs. **

 

Program Operations and Compliance

 

  • Coordinate overall country budget; manage budget within approved spending levels and establish an annual cash flow plan to ensure a steady and adequate supply of funds for program activities.

 

  • Build and maintain operational structures that ensure proper segregation of duties between finance and administration and fully support field programs.

 

  • Build and maintain an environment of collaboration among program, finance, and communication team members resulting in optimal support for program activities.

 

  • Ensure program implementation is on time, target and budget, using effective M&E systems to reach desired impacts.

 

  • Create and maintain systems ensuring effective and transparent use of financial resources for timely and informative reporting in line with donor and Nomi’s policies and procedures.

 

  • Ensure compliance with donor and Nomi’s policies and procedures, and the implementation of appropriate risk mitigation measures to reduce Nomi’s exposure to potential risk.

 

Accountability to Beneficiaries

 

  • Nomi’s team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our program participants and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging participant communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.

 

  1. Requirements

 

Competencies

 

  • Persuasive communication: Strong written and verbal communication skills. When writing or speaking, comes across as persuasive, credible, and polished with excellent interpersonal skills.

 

  • Achieving results: Demonstrate drive and determination to achieve both results and success; can be counted upon to successfully exceed goals; regularly pushes self and others for results; bottom-line oriented, persisting despite obstacles and opposition.

 

  • Facilitating change: Encouraging others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities; facilitating the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.

 

  • Strategic decision making: Obtaining information and identifying key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a goal or vision; committing to a course of action to accomplish a goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.

 

  • Developing others: Planning and supporting the development of individuals’ skills and abilities so that they can fulfill current or future job/role responsibilities more effectively.

 

  • Delegating responsibility: Allocating decision-making authority and/or task responsibility to appropriate others to maximize the organization’s and individuals’ effectiveness.

 

  • Planning and organizing: Establishing courses of action for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.

 

  • Continuous learning: Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

 

Knowledge and Experience

 

  • BA/S or equivalent in the relevant field required; MA/S preferred.

 

  • 7-10 years of field experience in international relief and development programs.

 

  • 5 years of senior-level leadership, capacity building and field management experience.

 

  • Successful and proven representation, negotiation, communication and organization skills.

 

  • Demonstrated success working effectively and respectfully with host country government,

 

private sector, INGO, NGO partners and other stakeholders.

 

  • Proven skills in financial and grants management.

 

  • Excellent oral and written English skills required.

 

  • Ability to work effectively with an ethnically diverse team in a sensitive environment.

 

How to apply

 

Please send your CV and letter by email- ref: Cambodia Country Director

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