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Title

Director, Operations

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Reference 58  (Please mention Stopdodo/Environment Jobs in your application)
Sectors Sustainability, Climate, CSR, EMS
Location
Type Fixed Term and Permanent Roles
Status Full Time
Level Senior Level
Deadline 01/01/2011
Company Name Conservation International
Contact Name Human Resources
Website Further Details / Applications
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Directory Entry : Every person on Earth deserves a healthy environment and the fundamental benefits that nature provides. But our planet is experiencing an unprecedented drawdown of these resources, and it is only by protecting nature and its gifts; a stable climate, fresh water, healthy oceans and reliable food; that we can ensure a better life for everyone, everywhere.
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IMPORTANT:  This Advertiser has requested that applicants MUST be National Residents / Valid Work Permit-holders.  Other applicants need not apply.

 

The Operations Director will be responsible for and oversee the Finance, Administrative and Human Resources functions for the program. The incumbent will guide the program to develop and implement sustainable management strategies, support fund raising efforts, set standards related to operational management, and ensure that human and financial resources are aligned and maximized for the greatest conservation impact. This position interacts with the regional network of Operations Heads in the region and with CI-HQ.

The main duties of this position are 1) Implements practices and guidelines in the area of Finances, Human Resources and Administration to ensure attainment of program business plans for growth and sustainability; 2) Leads the management of the financial area of the CBC through the adoption and implementation of sound financial and grant management, accounting, budgeting and oversight of audits; 3) Leads the Human Resources function ensuring that HR programs are developed and implemented effectively and in compliance with local and global standards, policies and practices 4) Ensures effective and efficient operational capacity for the program, and supports fund raising efforts by oversight of development of cost proposals and donor management functions. In all functions, the Director will ensure compliance with local and global standards, policies and practices.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • This position leads financial management area to ensure sustainability, efficiencies and effectiveness
  • Provides oversight and guidance over contractual, external grants and incoming donor agreements
  • Leads the Human Resources function, ensuring that the HR programs are developed and implemented effectively and in compliance with local and global standards, policies and practices and ensures effective and efficient Program operational capacity

WORKING CONDITIONS: This position will travel 25% of its time to the field in Liberia and possibly the CI headquarters.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required:

  • Academic Degree in Finance and/or Business Administration
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience

Preferred:

  • Master's in Finance and/or Business Administration
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