In Country Director – Cambodia

By April 5, 2016





                     IN COUNTRY DIRECTOR  

                                                for the SHE Rescue Home


LOCATION:                           PHNOM PENH – CAMBODIA


TO:                     EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR


Our mission is to “unmistakably influence our world for good and for God.”


The SHE Rescue Home is a Christian NGO outworking aftercare and economic empowerment programs for survivors of human trafficking and sexual abuse. The SHE Rescue Home’s programs in Cambodia include counseling, community development, education, vocational training, support through the public justice system and employment. SHE is looking to fill the position of In-Country Director to oversee current and
future projects. 


Applicants should have: 

A full command of the English language

Commitment to working in and understanding Khmer Culture.

Strong interpersonal, communication, management and
administrative skills


Duties and Responsibilities:

The main role of the “In Country Director” is a support role to the Executive Director and to oversee the day-to-day operations of the SHE Rescue Home.

You will be responsible
to carry out directives from the Executive Director in an efficient and timely

You will be responsible to find ways to make the SHE Rescue Home more productive by providing effective methods in its business operation.

You will need to
provide strong leadership and find solutions to problems quickly and

You will provide a work environment that engenders teamwork, creativity and a commitment to the SHE Rescue Home, Social Justice and Citipointe Church.


Areas of Responsibilities

Financial Management.

Organisational Effectiveness.

Organisational Leadership.

Staff Management

Risk Management

Communications Management 


Financial Management

Oversee overall
financial management, planning, systems and controls.

Oversee monthly and quarterly assessments and forecasts of department’s financial performance against budget, financial and operational goals. 

Oversee short and long-term
financial and managerial reporting. Assisting the Executive Director and staff
in creating annual departmental budget and monitoring cash flow.

Management of the SHE Rescue Home budget in coordination with the Executive Director.

Development of individual
program budgets.

Authorising all
expenditure and reimbursements.

Managing grantor
contracts and reimbursement requests.

Ensure that finance
requests are resolved and communicated in a timely manner to internal and
external parties.

Develop long-range forecasts
and maintain long-range financial plans.

Oversee and monitor all
fundraising and accounting systems and procedures capturing all micro
enterprise developments, billings and receipts and for the recording of all
revenue transactions, recommend and implement improvements to systems.


Organisational Effectiveness

Increase the
effectiveness and efficiency of support services through improvements to each
function as well as coordination and communication between functions.

Improve the operational systems, processes and policies in support of the SHE Rescue Home mission — specifically, support better management reporting, information flow and management, business process and planning.

Drive initiatives in
the management team and departmentally that contribute to long-term operational

Providing consulting
services on matters related to volunteers, fundraising, policy, insurance
questions, and business structure and growth.

To ensure all reports
are collected and distributed in a timely manner on a regular basis.

Organisation of fiscal

Regular meetings with
International Director around fiscal planning.


Organisational Leadership

To ensure the vision of the SHE Rescue Home is always promoted.

Contribute to short and
long-term planning strategies and priorities as a member of the management

Outwork short and
long-term planning strategies and priorities, including an initiative geared
toward operational excellence.

To develop and lead
efficient and effective staff meetings on a regular basis.

To be our
Representative to all other organisations.


Staff Management

Manage all existing
staff and oversee staff training.

Produce all staff
contracts in line with the local employment and conditions award.

Conduct all interviews
for all potential new staff and ensure induction process is completed to the
correct standard.

Authorise all holiday
leave and record all sick leave.

Approve staff and
volunteer weekly rosters.


Risk Management

Serve as primary
liaison to legal counsel in addressing legal issues e.g. copyright, antitrust,
governing instruments, partnerships, licensing etc.

Knowledge of
organisational insurance policies.

Development and
communication of Risk Management Policies.


Communications Management 

To gather information and statistics for newsletters
and reports for sponsors and donors

Develop system to organize, prioritize, and communicate promotional items related to the SHE Rescue Home.

Create communication strategies to market, inform, and
promote events, and
campaigns assigned.

Oversee all written materials related to promotions
which will require writing or securing writers Editing and proof-reading for
accuracy and appropriateness



Commitment to social justice and the mission

Knowledge in financial & administrative management

Excellent communication skills – both verbally and written.

Knowledge of government contract management and knowledge and experience
in organisational effectiveness and operations management implementing best

Leadership and vision in managing staff groups and major projects or

Excellent interpersonal skills and a collaborative management style.

Budget development and oversight experience.

A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards in a
diverse workplace.

Knowledge of compliance implications of non-profit status.

Experience at operating in a fast pace environment.

Excellent people manager, open to direction and collaborative work style
and commitment to get the job done.

Ability to look at situations from several points of view.

Delegate responsibilities effectively.

High comfort level working in a diverse environment.

Ability to live in a different culture.