Wednesday, August 29, 2012

The Center for Disaster Risk Management and Community Development Studies (CDRM&CDS)

The Center for Disaster Risk Management and Community Development Studies (CDRM&CDS) is a department of HKBP Nommensen University and located in Simalingkar, Medan. The programs are focused on disaster risk management and capacity building of the communities. The CDRM&CDS has 3 field projects: Simalingkar, Nias (North Sumatera) and Mentawai (West Sumatera), and currently seeking for following position: *Job Title** : Executive Director* *Based on** : Medan* *Responsibilities* · Leads the strategic planning process and approves strategic plans and budgets in close consultation with the Rector (and/or Governance Board) and donor partners, working closely with Program Manager, Church Relation Manager, Finance/ Admin Manager and Field Managers and in accordance with the established policies and procedures and PM&E Standards. · Ensures the planning, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of the overall program and individual field projects as outlined in the strategic planning documents in cooperation with the respective government departments and other implementing partners and in conformity with established government requirements and CDRM & CDS policies and procedures. · Provides direct supervision and support to Executive Management Team and Management Team in a participatory fashion. · Ensures monthly, quarterly, annual and any other reports are of good quality, accurate, representative and timely. · Ensures program goals and objectives are met in a manner that is accountable to the people served and the donors. · Responsible for the supervision, implementation and administration of the program in accordance with policies and procedures as stipulated in the policies and manuals. · Makes sure any agreements between CDRM & CDS and the government are kept up to date and pertinent to the organizations needs and mission; · Ensures that new staffs are provided with a thorough orientation to the program, and the project to which they are assigned and to the standard security and communication procedures and those required in the event of a crisis situation. · Responsible for monitoring that all personnel policies adhere to local labor laws and that all staff are protected by and adhere to the personnel policies and codes of conduct. · Responsible for the fair and transparent employment of capable staff,ensuring that recruitment is gender-sensitive with the goal of gender balance within the staff, both in terms of numbers and levels of responsibility and ensuring that the skills of staff are developed and utilized to the fullest extent possible for the furtherance of the program. · Convenes ad hoc Personnel Committees to solve the conflicts or to discipline staff according to the Center’s policy. · Ensures that the financial transactions are conducted in accordance with the relevant CDRM & CDS priorities and procedures, and international accountability standards; that monthly financial reports and annual audited financial breakdown on specific projects are provided as requested. · Works with the Finance/Admin Manager to make sure the internal and external audits are regularly done and recommendations are responded to appropriately. · Deals with any financial or administrative policy abuses and takes appropriate actions according to financial policies and international standards. · Ensures that all procurement in undertaken in accordance with CDRM & CDS policies and procedures. · Makes sure any CDRM & CDS property is used for the benefit of organization and the people served by the program. · Creates resource mobilization strategies in order to sustain the CDRM & CDS program locally and internationally. · Provides guidance to the management team in fundraising initiatives and keeps good relations with all donors. · Maintains the requisite consultative relationships with the relevant governmental authorities and coordinates contacts with voluntary agencies rendering assistance to the program. · Conducts negotiations and maintains correspondence as necessary for the operation of the program, it being understood that all matters of policy and major issues receive prior clearance from the board. · Signs all internal and external correspondence · Fulfills any other responsibilities as may be assigned or delegated *Level of Responsibility & Authority:* The Director is responsible for the overall strategic direction and management of the CDRM & CDS program including the areas of programming, human resources, finance, and administration. S/He represents the organization to the public and all relevant stakeholders both inside and outside the Center. The Director is based in Medan, but is required to undertake periodic supervision and monitoring visit to all field projects and some international travel. The Director reports to the Chair of Governing Body of CDRM&CDS. *Requirements:* *Technical skills & Experiences:* · At least 10 years of experience in a senior position in community development, management and/or emergency work in a developing country with NGOs. · Strong leadership skills, interpersonal skills and human resource development and financial management ability. · Demonstrated leadership and program development abilities and strategic thinking. · Knowledge in participatory, rights-based community development or willingness to learn. · Fluent spoken and written English language skills and computer literacy. *Desirable qualifications:* · Formal qualifications in disaster management, or social and development studies are desirable (At least Master degree or above) · Willingness to travel to remote project areas. · Cultural sensitivity, team spirit and a can-do attitude of service. · Embraces the vision, mission, and values of the CDRM & CDS and is committed to work words meeting its goals and objectives. · Interest and commitment to work with the poorest communities to empower them. *Closing date of application:* September 12, 2012 CDRM&CDS is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender,ethnicity and religion. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. All applications will be treated with the strictest confidence. Interested candidates are advised to send their CV and application to or CDRM&CDS, Universitas HKBP Nommensen Porlak Nommensen Jalan Bunga Rampai V Simalingkar B, Medan


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