Director of Operations

http://www.1001fontaines.com/
JOB OPPORTUNITY



Position:        Director of Operations based in Phnom Penh.
Start Date:     April 2014
Duration:        3-month trial period. A long-term contract will be offered depending on performance.
Salary    :       More than 1400 USD/month and a competitive benefit package according to relevant experience and qualifications.


NGO description/

background 
“Teuk Saat 1001” is a Cambodian non-governmental organization created as an offshoot of a safe drinking water supply project in rural area in partnership with the French NGO “1001 fontaines pour demain”. The first stage of the initiative started in 2005, in North West Cambodia. 

Teuk Saat 1001 been engaged since 2007 in Cambodia in the cooperation with 1001Fontaines, where it has developed an en-to-end project including the installation of small water treatment facilities run by village operators, as well as targeted support to build entrepreneurial capacities, achieve auto-financing and raise communities’ awareness of water issues.  Because children are the most vulnerable to water-borne diseases, the project also includes the supply of safe drinking water to primary schools in every target commune, free of charge.

To date, around 80 rural communes in 15 Provinces have been equipped with their own safe water production facility, enabling more than 150 000 people to drinking purified water every day.  The technology used involves micro-filtration and UV disinfection and relies on solar energy.
Context
Teuk Saat 1001 ambition in the long term is to install 250 water treatment plant in the 250 Communes of Cambodia by the end of 2016 which ultimately serve between 0,5 to 1 million villagers – while today 7 million of Cambodian people living in rural areas don’t have any access to drinkable water. Approximately 1,000 full-time jobs will be created out of this program.

Actually, TEUK SAAT1001’s projects are implemented in partnership with an international organization, « 1001Fontaines.

TEUK SAAT 1001 team has 48 staffs and is in charge of running the deployment of the initiative in about 15 provinces of Cambodia, with 1001 fontaines’ support.
Duties of the candidate 
“Teuk Saat 1001” is seeking a qualified person to fill the position of a “Director of Operations” based in Phnom Penh.

In the context of the above mentioned development objectives, TEUK SAAT 1001 is looking for the Director of Operations. It is a new position that will provide leadership throughout the organization to ensure that the Teuk Saat1001 is a strong, healthy, and effective organization. The position will be critical as the organization grows and will work closely with the Executive Director.

Primary Responsibilities: The TEUK SAAT 1001 is a collaborative work environment where all employees participate in planning and carrying out the organization’s mission and goals. This position is specifically responsible for the following:
Leadership 
  • Provide strategic organizational guidance and support to Executive Director;
  • Help to guide, build, and support staff and assist with project management;
  • Assist Executive Director with tracking progress toward strategic plan and other organizational goals.
Board support and engagement
  • Assist Executive Director in providing board members with information, tools, and resources that enable the board to govern and support the organization effectively;
Finance and Compliance
  • Maintain and ensure compliance with organizational financial controls;
  • Lead management team and staff in the creation of annual budgets;
    Staff board finance committee and work with them to develop and manage the organizational budget and regular financial reports;
  • Work closely with management team and board to enhance the long term financial sustainability of the TS1001;
Human Resources
  • With board and Executive Director, develop and maintain employment policies that create and maintain an empowering and respectful workplace;
Development
  • Review grant proposals, reports, and oversee preparation of financial statements.
Other
  • Participate in staff meetings, retreats, and board meetings;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Requirements of the candidate

  • Master degree in Business Management, finance or equivalent;
  • At least 7 years of experience in managing program or business;
  • Demonstrated leadership experience working in a non-profit setting;
  • Experience in working in cooperation government officials and other partners;
  • Experience with finance and managing budgets; 
  • Demonstrated commitment to social interest; attention to detail and highly organized
  • Ability and desire to work with a diverse range of people;
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cooperative and collaborative environment;
  • Sense of humor and grace under pressure is highly desired.
  • Strong work ethic and teamwork
  • Proficiency with Office suite;
  • Proficiency in Khmer and English, French is preferable

Contact details

Interested candidates should submit  CV and a cover letter by e-mail to: hr.ts1001@gmail.com
Closing date:  February 14, 2013, at 5:00PM.  Only short listed applicants will be contacted for interview.
Addres: #3B, St. 472, Sangkat Tuol Tumpoung II, Khan Chamkar Morn,
P.O Box: 1472, Phnom Penh, Kingdom of Cambodia
Phone :  053 95 31 61/  023 215 427


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