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Additional Locations IN-Faridabad
SOS Children’s Villages International is the umbrella organisation for the global federation of SOS Children’s Villages. As a non-governmental social development organisation, we support children without parental care and families in difficult living conditions through services in care, education, health and emergency relief, and we advocate for the rights of children and young people, in alliance with a great diversity of partners. We are committed for safeguarding and protecting children in our programmes by having zero tolerance policy in this regard. We are further committed to provide a safe environment for staff and children, young people and adults with whom we work, where human rights are respected and upheld, and healthy relations fostered by building organisational systems, capacity, and awareness on PSHEA (prevention and protection against sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse) guidelines. All our co-workers are obliged to follow our policy on Child Safeguarding and Protection, PSHEA and Code of Conduct. We work in 135 countries and territories, reaching over one million children, young people, families and caregivers each year. To support us with this important responsibility we are now looking for a committed "Children Villages International Representative".   Mission of the position Act as a link between the GSC and assigned Member Associations (MAs), to ensure that there is positive interaction and collaboration with MAs in all areas of work including organisational development and good governance. Strengthen and maintain affiliation of assigned Member Associations to the federation by communicating developments across the federation and vice versa. Ensure right steps for brand awareness of SOS work with an objective to support fund raising for SOS work in assigned MAs. Besides this, monitor the implementation of policies, guidelines, standards and tools in collaboration with Regional Head of Functions. Position will report to the ‘International Director- Asia’.   Location: Preferred Bangkok. However, another location within Southeast Asia may be considered   Tasks and Responsibilities   Governance Development • Support development of Boards and building strong governance & operational structure in assigned MAs to enable them to deliver in accordance with vision, mission and values of the organisation. • Collaborate with assigned MAs in developing their local strategies and monitor implementation. • Provide input to the performance management of the assigned MAs’ National Directors. • Provide effective information flow to funding partners and other stakeholders. • Strengthen and maintain partnership relations with the local governments (where we work under agreement with the government) by having a good understanding of the local culture.   Fund Raising • Encourage assigned MAs for local funraising and suggest steps for brand awareness of SOS work. • Monitor fund raising results in a collaborative approach with the regional FDC function and advise any course correction timely. • Ensure integration of the global and regional fund raising strategic plan with local plans of the assigned MAs. Strategic Planning & Budgeting • Strategise, influence and implement the strategic goals of the organisation • Be the negotiation partner in the assigned MAs, representing the Federation by keeping a good balance between organisational needs and MAs’ local realties/culture. • Oversee assigned MAs planning and budgeting process. • Agree on GSC support in the strategic and annual planning process dialogue. • Act as a bridge bringing the interests of all stakeholders (MA, PSAa and GSC) together   Monitoring & Evaluation of the MAs • Review the progress in assigned MAs in the course of the annual review cycle. • Oversee the implementation of policies, guidelines, standards and tools in assigned MAs. • Be the first point of regional contact for assigned MAs for crisis interventions. Ensure cases are reliably reported according to the standards of international crisis communications guidelines. • Ensure protection of the SOS CVI Brand • Ensure implementation of Programme Quality, Care Standards, and Safeguarding Standards in all dimensions such as Children, Employees and Prevention of Sexual Harassment.   Safeguarding (CS) and Risk Management • Support National boards to monitor the implementation, progress and effectiveness of safeguarding procedures and to ensure that needed improvement and remediation actions are taken in a timely manners • Support the IOR Safeguarding focal persons as requested to deal with challenging issues. • Maintain an overview of the MA’s development and any significant risks (internal and external) • Ensure that crisis, complaints, compliance and other issues are dealt at the appropriate level in accordance with the Federation processes & policies   Requirements Qualification & Experience: • Graduate/ postgraduate in any stream. MBA will be an added advantage. • Total minimum work experience of 15 years with minimum 5-6 years of experience at a management level. • Strategic bent of mind and future oriented in planning. • Ability to do critical analysis and integrate information. • Knowledge of stakeholder management from different cultural background. • Hands on experience of sensitivities involved while handling various stakeholders such as MAs, governments and senior co-workers. • Good hands-on experience of people management. • Fair understanding of organisational legal structures.   Essential Values, Behaviours and Skills: • Good verbal and written communication skills in English. Ability to use the right tone to get message across. Knowledge of any other Southeast Asian language will be an added advantage. • High interpersonal skills and team oriented. Ability to build strong relationships/networks and cooperate effectively in a spirit of partnership with peers, partners, stakeholders, local government and all others. • Courage to take up difficult issues and pioneer innovative child-care approaches • Trust and respect others and open to learn from each other • Act as a change agent by thinking strategically and leading change • Good in monitoring, strategic process management, analysis and evaluation • Ability to show leadership and influence the other in non-hierarchical relationship • Open to travel as and when required We offer • The opportunity to work with a passionate, innovative and collaborative team. • You will gain experience of working for a globally recognized organisation making a difference in the lives of children & youth. • You will have an opportunity to travel to the field to see the impact of our programs and to our National Offices and connect with our fundraising markets. • We offer a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience, and a flexible work policy (e.g. blended work from home and flex hours).   Women candidates are particularly encouraged to apply. If you are interested in this position, please email us your resume with a cover letter explaining your suitability against the above-mentioned tasks and responsibilities by June 23, 2023.