The Country Manager will oversee and ensure high quality execution of all programs and operations of CHAI’s PNG office, act as a trusted advisor to government and partners. S/he will have deep personal commitment to producing results, the skills to problem-solve and navigate political situations, and optimism even in the face of daunting challenges. The Country Manager will report to the Vice President, Southeast Asia Pacific, and collaborate with the local Senior Advisor and with global program teams.
This position also acts as the “Safety Point Person” for all staff members based in and traveling to PNG. Responsibilities include the implementation of policies related to security in close partnership with the Global Safety & Security Department; the oversight of staff activities, including field travel; management of local external relationships and information networks; maintenance of local documents and resources; and the management of incidents affecting the wellbeing of staff members, from critical to minor. Training and support will be provided by the Global Safety & Security Department.
This role requires travel to remote regions with limited infrastructure and medical care.