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Regional Director of Operations - Africa Regional Office

Description
The Regional Director of Operations (RDO) works with the Regional Director and assists in the implementation of the annual operational plan for the region. The RDO maintains and develops the membership base through effective management of the internship program and other projects in conformity with the operational plan. The RDO oversees marketing and communication related projects in the region through effective maintenance and management of contacts on the WYA database and related systems. The RDO is responsible for all financial related activities and compliances, including the development of the regional budget. The RDO represents WYA and upholds the WYA charter.

Responsibilities

  • Develops and manages the region’s annual budget with the Regional Director.
  • Prepares monthly financial reports and a year-end report of the regional budget to be submitted to the President and the Operations and Human Resources Administrator.
  • Maintains and updates regional WYA legal documentation, working permits, and other contractual agreements.
  • Manages day-to-day financial activities and keeps records of all transactions, such as payments, withdrawals, deposits and other similar activities. Maintains and ensures efficient functioning of the WYA office, including office equipment.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Operations and Human Resources Administrator for all finance, accounting, and other operating matters.
  • Prepares proposals for the funding and implementation of specific projects with the Regional Director, to be approved by the President.
  • Increases the effectiveness and efficiency of organizational support to members by reviewing and/or developing policies, goals, objectives, and procedures for day-to-day office functioning with the Regional Director.
  • Complies with deadlines for submission of plans and/or proposals and the Project Documentation System.
  • Selects applicants to the Regional Internship Program with the Regional Direct.
  • Manages the Regional Internship Program in cooperation with the Regional Director and Programs Manager by preparing intern work schedules, assigning specific projects and duties, and overseeing the evaluation of interns.
  • Trains members through internship programs or via internet (email or online training zone) by marking Track A answers and leading or overseeing discussion groups, as necessary.
  • Provides Track A accreditation with the Regional Director.
  • Implements all marketing and communication strategies, including the management of campaigns offline and online through the WYA website, blogs and other online portals.
  • Reviews and updates donor and member database information in Raiser’s Edge and maintains communication with regional members, especially committee members, in coordination with the Regional Director.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Track A accredited
  • Budget development and oversight experience
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, and social media platforms
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Delegates responsibilities effectively
  • High comfort level to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds

Deadline for applications is August 15, 2014 at 5pm East Africa Time. Candidates for consideration will be interviewed.  The selected candidate must be available to start training in Nairobi, Kenya by November 3, 2014.  Please fill out the application and send it, along with the required attachments to africa@wya.net.
 

Regional Director of Operations - Asia Pacific Regional Office

Description 

The Regional Director of Operations (RDO) works with the Regional Director and assists in the implementation of the annual operational plan for the region. The RDO maintains and develops the membership base through effective management of the internship program and other projects in conformity with the operational plan. The RDO oversees marketing and communication related projects in the region through effective maintenance and management of contacts on the WYA database and related systems. The RDO is responsible for all financial related activities and compliances, including the development of the regional budget. The RDO represents WYA and upholds the WYA charter.

Responsibilities

  • Develops and manages the region’s annual budget with the Regional Director.
  • Prepares monthly financial reports and a year-end report of the regional budget to be submitted to the President and the Operations and Human Resources Administrator.
  • Maintains and updates regional WYA legal documentation, working permits, and other contractual agreements.
  • Manages day-to-day financial activities and keeps records of all transactions, such as payments, withdrawals, deposits and other similar activities. Maintains and ensures efficient functioning of the WYA office, including office equipment.
  • Maintain regular communication with the Operations and Human Resources Administrator for all finance, accounting, and other operating matters.
  • Prepares proposals for the funding and implementation of specific projects with the Regional Director, to be approved by the President.
  • Increases the effectiveness and efficiency of organizational support to members by reviewing and/or developing policies, goals, objectives, and procedures for day-to-day office functioning with the Regional Director.
  • Complies with deadlines for submission of plans and/or proposals and the Project Documentation System.
  • Selects applicants to the Regional Internship Program with the Regional Direct.
  • Manages the Regional Internship Program in cooperation with the Regional Director and Programs Manager by preparing intern work schedules, assigning specific projects and duties, and overseeing the evaluation of interns.
  • Trains members through internship programs or via internet (email or online training zone) by marking Track A answers and leading or overseeing discussion groups, as necessary.
  • Provides Track A accreditation with the Regional Director.
  • Implements all marketing and communication strategies, including the management of campaigns offline and online through the WYA website, blogs and other online portals.
  • Reviews and updates donor and member database information in Raiser’s Edge and maintains communication with regional members, especially committee members, in coordination with the Regional Director.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Track A accredited
  • Budget development and oversight experience
  • Detail-oriented and organized
  • Excellent computer skills and proficient in excel, word, and social media platforms
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Delegates responsibilities effectively
  • High comfort level to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds

Deadline for applications is July 4, 2014. Candidates for consideration will be interviewed.  The selected candidate must be available to move/travel and work in Metro Manila (Quezon City), Philippines by October 1, 2014.  Please fill out the application and send it, along with the required attachments, as soon as possible to asiapacific@wya.net