The Country Director will deliver CBM’s Disability and Inclusive Development work in the country. As such the job holder will be responsible and accountable for leading the development and effective implementation of CBM’s country plan and its operational requirements within a country, ensuring high quality performance and alignment with CBM’s federation strategy. The Country Director takes responsibility for strong financial discipline within the Country Office and for ensuring with partners that they are meeting and fulfilling CBM’s programmatic, operational and financial requirements. The Country Director identifies programme opportunities and areas where the organisation can demonstrate its value and relevance. The Country Director promotes the CBM vision and country plan to external stakeholders. This includes developing effective relations with other organisations, representing CBM to partners, local and national governments, other development organisations and voluntary agencies, as well as in-country media, donor agencies and local communities to influence the country’s development agenda towards inclusion and poverty alleviation. The Country Director establishes a high quality CBM team in the country.
We are looking for someone who will…
• Provide leadership in the development and implementation of the country plan
• Identify suitable organisations for new partnerships and manage relationships with existing CBM partners
• Oversee the financial management at country level, ensuring compliance with CBM finance standards
• Lead the development, implementation and monitoring of the advocacy components of the country plan
• Promote the organisation and its mission to local partners and authorities
• Provide leadership and develop national and expatriate staff at the country office
• Actively support partners to develop and deliver quality projects and programmes in line with need and capacity, and with Country Plan objectives
We are looking for someone who has…
• A passion to make a difference for improving the life of people with disabilities
• A relevant academic degree (Social sciences, international development…)
• Professional experience of at least 5 years at a senior management level in a large national or international NGO
• Proven experience in the programmatic and financial management of large project portfolios
• Proven experience in building and managing effective partnerships
• Excellent people management skills
• A high degree personal credibility and diplomacy
• Significant experience in strategic planning and project cycle management
• Significant experience in capacity building, organisational development and change management
• Experience in the field of social inclusion with disability or inclusion would be a plus
• Bahasa Indonesia Language Skills or Willingness to learn if the applicant is of another nationality
CBM encourages persons with disabilities to apply for this position. For further information about CBM’s inclusion policy, please see here.
If you feel that this role would be a good opportunity for you, we would love to hear from you.
Application deadline: 26th March 2018
Fixed Term Contract: 2 years. This role is a local position
About the Organization
CBM is an international development organisation, committed to improving the quality of life of persons with disabilities in the poorest countries of the world. Based on its values and over 100 years of professional expertise, CBM addresses poverty as a cause and a consequence of disability, and works in partnership to create a society for all. CBM’s vision is: “an inclusive world in which all persons with disabilities enjoy their human rights and achieve their full potential”.
CBM works with persons with disabilities, their families, local partner organisations, alliance partners including UN agencies, global organisations, and Disabled Persons’ Organisations (DPOs).
CBM has been involved from the outset with "VISION 2020: The Right to Sight", a global initiative with the International Agency for the Prevention of Blindness (IAPB) to eliminate avoidable blindness by the year 2020, and other global initiatives such as the provision of affordable hearing aids, education for all and community mental health.
CBM is also recognised as a collaborating organisation by the World Health Organization (WHO) and has consultative status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC).
Together with its partner organisations, CBM is active in more than 650 projects in 63 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America, and in 2015, reached more than 38 million people.