The ADRA Country Director in Myanmar is responsible for providing strategic leadership and effective management of the country office so that it fulfils its purpose as the humanitarian and development agency of the Seventh-day Adventist Church. The Country Director reports to the ADRA Myanmar Board and is responsible for all aspects of the operations of ADRA in Myanmar.
Provides others with a clear direction; motivates and empowers others; recruits staff of a high calibre; provides staff with development opportunities and coaching; sets appropriate standards of behaviour, gives regular feedback.
Gains clear agreement and commitment from others by persuading, convincing and negotiating; makes effective use of political processes to influence and persuade others; promotes ideas on behalf of oneself or others; makes a strong personal impact and manages one’s impression on others.
Works strategically to realise ADRA’s goals; sets and develops strategies; identifies and develops positive and compelling visions of ADRA’s future potential; takes account of a wide range of issues across and related to ADRA.
Keeps up to date with competitor information and market/funding trends; identifies business opportunities for the organisation; maintains awareness of developments in the organisational structure and politics; demonstrates financial awareness; controls costs and thinks in terms of profit, loss and added value.
Lead governance and management processes for ADRA Myanmar. Will usually include:
Lead networking and relationship building efforts by ADRA Myanmar with a focus on engagement with the ADRA network, broader SDA church, Government and other program partners: Will usually include:
Lead implementation of ADRA’s Strategic Framework in Myanmar by leading the development and implementation of a strategic plan. Will usually include:
Lead processes for the recruitment, performance management, professional development and mentoring of ADRA personnel in Myanmar. Coordinating with other members of the ADRA Myanmar team and Board when appropriate. Will usually include:
Take overall responsibility for the Safety and Security of ADRA Myanmar personnel. Will usually include:
The employee is expected, as a minimum requirement, to be familiar with: