Vacancy Manager - Thailand
Terre des Hommes Netherland - Bangkok, Thailand
Country Manager (Thailand)
Terre des Hommes Netherlands prevents child exploitation, rescues children from exploitative situations and ensures that these children can continue their development in a safe environment. Terre des Hommes Netherlands in Asia focuses within the Child Exploitation Theme on Sexual Exploitation of Children, the Worst Forms of Child Labour, Child Trafficking and Migration, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights and on Child Protection in Humanitarian Crisis. As part of its multi-year strategic plan (2016-2020) Terre des Hommes Netherlands plans to increase its support to comprehensive Programs addressing Child Exploitation in Asia.
In Asia, Terre des Hommes Netherlands works in Cambodia, Laos, Indonesia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Thailand, Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka and Nepal. We support children who are victims of exploitation with education, psychosocial support, legal assistance, care, job opportunities and medical care. We launch public and media campaigns to create awareness on the problem and carry out local research into the extent and nature of abuse and exploitation.
The job profile of the Manager is of a tactical nature. The Manager bears the responsibility for realising departmental policy and applying HR, financial and organisational policy for one department in the short/medium term. Therefore, the Manager has the authority to take decisions within the boundaries of the organisational policy and the available budget.
Objective of the function
The Manager is responsible for realising the operational, policy, financial and HR objectives as a derivative of the organisational policy within one department or domain on the short and medium term.
Position in the organisation
The Manager receives and accepts hierarchical leadership from the Head of Region. The Manager provides hierarchical leadership to the employees within the department.
Result: Country Annual Strategic policy is developed and implemented so that clear and explicit objectives are formulated and realised for the country.
Result: Employees are guided and instructed so that they are motivated to execute their tasks efficiently
Result: Internal management processes are facilitated so that the tasks and activities are efficiently aligned and quality is guaranteed.
Result: Network is maintained so that cooperation is improved and all parties and individuals involved are correctly and fully informed.
Knowledge and skills
Understanding the essence of complex issues by logical reasoning, investigation of potential causes, separation of key messages from the mass of detail and acknowledgment of their interdependence.
Level 2: Collects and examines information from various sources independently and on own initiative. Acquires insight by doing so and draws conclusions from their interdependence.
Can mobilise and inspire others by providing guidance and direction in the attainment of clear and challenging objectives related to results and personal development. Is able to adapt the style of leadership to different employees and situations.
Level 3: Encourages others to develop themselves and to achieve maximum results and demonstrates exemplary behaviour.
Focused on setting objectives and actively achieving results.
Level 3: Is determined in achieving results and encourages and supports others in doing so.
Accepting the consequences of your own actions and/or agreements.
Level 3: Takes potential consequences into account when making risky agreements within his or her own area of responsibility – such as a team or department, or a policy area. Can make a realistic assessment of the impact of one’s own actions as well as those taken by others, and bases agreements on this.
Job Level: F
Contract Period: One year contract with a possibility of extension.
How to apply:
Interested candidates, please forward your applications (covering letter and CV) by email no later than 2 January 2018 at 17 p.m. local Thailand time to email@example.com.
Candidates who had previously applied do not need to reapply.