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Executive Director

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Executive Director

Phare Ponleu Selpak (PPS) is a not-for-profit Cambodian registered organization, who has been, for more than 20 years, offering vulnerable and underprivileged children and youth unique opportunities in their lives to develop themselves and their families through visual art, graphic design, animation, music, theatre, dance and circus training, social support and general education. PPS believes in the power of the arts as a tool for human development, education and rebuilding the cultural identity of Cambodia, which was destroyed by the war. Alongside national and international work, PPS holds regular on-site art exhibitions and professional circus shows at its campus on the outskirts of Anchanh Village, O’Char Commune, Battambang, Kingdom of Cambodia.

Phare Ponleu Selpak Association is looking for an Executive Director who is responsible for implementing the strategy decided by the Board of Directors of the Association, association operation management and fundraising.

Under the authority of the Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the association, the ED is responsible for implementing the strategy proposed by the team and validated by the Board of Directors of the Association. He / she must ensure that the systems / procedures are in place and properly applied, to ensure effective management of PPSA staff, especially in terms of social impact. The Executive Director needs to ensure that all members of staff share vision and missions. He/she ensures that teamwork is encouraged and every employee feels valued. He / she is responsible for establishing and maintaining good working relationships with representatives of host government, the donors and other partners. He / she is responsible for fundraising to sustain the actions of the association.

For details roles and responsibilities, please check the link here www.phareps.org

The ED will meet the following criteria:
1. high-level training, +5 or equivalent higher education
2. Experience Management of NGOs/Association and / or business internationally at least 5 to 10 years.
3. Interest in development aid
4. Strong team management experience
5. Good knowledge of financial management and entrepreneurial experience would be an asset
6. A strong background, knowledge or training on artistic subjects would be a plus
7. Fluent in English
8. Excellent command of French and Khmer is a plus
9. Strong leadership, human relations and problem solving skills
10. Result-oriented, positive attitude and able to work under pressure

Salary will be offer based on qualification.

APPLICATION INFORMATION: Interested applicants please send application with resume and recent photo to PPSA by email address: [email protected] by March 31, 2017.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview. Interviews will be done concurrently with application from suitable candidates received.