Save the Children is the world’s leading independent organisation for children. We work in around 120 countries to achieve breakthroughs in the way the world treats children. Save the Children has been working in Cambodia since 1970. We focus on Education, Child Protection, Health, Child Rights Governance and Disaster Risk Reduction as well as Emergency work. We work with government partners and local NGOs to improve children’s live especially marginalized and disadvantaged children. Save the Children is looking for a qualified and motivated candidate to fill in the position of Director Fundraising, Awards Management, and Communications based in Phnom Penh with occasional travel to the field. This is an exciting opportunity to be involved in Save the Children’s work in Cambodia as we are growing our portfolio to reach more children and improve children’s lives.
The Purpose of the Role
As a member of the Senior Management Team (SMT) in Cambodia the Director of Donor and Fundraising, Awards Management and Communications shares in the overall responsibility for the direction and coordination of the Country Office. The Director of Fundraising, Awards Management and Communications, in his/her capacity is responsible for providing leadership to ensure excellence in working with Save the Children members and their donors, in both emergency and development contexts. The position will ensure the highest standard of proposal development, donor reporting, awards management and communication for the Country Office.
• A general appreciation of the issues concerning the INGO sector with an in-depth knowledge in either awards management, communications, marketing or fundraising.
• Recommended (but not a requirement) a minimum of 5 years NGO management experience preferably with Cambodia experience.
• Demonstrable track record of leading change which has led to significant results for the organisation and their stakeholders
• Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including influencing, negotiation and coaching
• Highly developed cultural awareness and ability to work well in an international environment with people from diverse backgrounds and cultures
• Strong results orientation, with the ability to challenge existing mindsets
• Ability to present complex information in a succinct and compelling manner
• Experience of building personal networks, resulting in securing significant new opportunities for the organisation
• Excellent writing and presentation skills in English are essential
• Ability and willingness to dramatically change work practices and hours, and work with incoming surge teams, in the event of emergencies
• Experience of solving complex issues through analysis, definition of a clear way forward and ensuring buy in
• Commitment to Save the Children values
How to apply
A detailed job description is available from our website or at the address below. Please submit a CV and cover letter by email or post to the Human Resources Team at Save the Children no later than 17.00 on 19th March 2014.
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer. Electronic submission via email or our website is strongly encouraged. Qualified women and disable people candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Only short listed candidates will be notified and called for interviews. Application and CVs will not be returned.
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