Job ID

Job Title
National Director

To work for
SOS Children's Villages Syria



Field of Work

Job Type
Full time

Military service
Finished or Exempted (For male)

Minimum Education Level

Strategic planning:
• Facilitates the strategic planning process under the direction of the board (or guided by the board), involving the national management team and other key staff in identifying priority areas and setting plans and objectives.
• Communicates and monitors plans to ensure their efficient implementation.

Supports NA governance structures:
• Presents presents plans, reports and proposals at board meetings. Ensures in joint cooperation with the chairperson legality of the national organisation, complying with relevant national legislation. Ensures that board decisions are translated into clear actions.

Brand development:
• Applies the internationally agreed brand development concept in national strategy, planning and implementation.

Builds a solid human foundation:
• Implements an efficient performance management and human resource development system that guarantees the development of all co-workers and the identification of talents. Promotes accountability at all levels of the national organisation.
• Leads and manages the association's national management team and builds an effective national office team, providing guidance and support as necessary.

Develops the programmes:
• Ensures that resources are focused on building strong facilities and programmes. Ensures review and evaluation of programmes and facilities to ascertain that agreed plans and policies are implemented and provides capacity building and technical support as needed.
• Facilitates and promotes interaction and exchange of relevant experiences between programmes and facilities.

Finance and Funds Management:
• Ensures planning and budgeting
• Implements and monitors the internal control system; reviews key figures and financial reports.
• Ensures realisation of annual financial statement and external audit report.

Develops fundraising and public relations programmes:
• Promotes long-term-stability and financial self-sufficiency by pursuing support from government and private sources with the aim of maximising the fundraising potential in the country.
• Supports the development and implementation of well structured and sustainable fundraising plans and strategies, and grant applications. Supports public relations/ marketing activities as necessary and ensures that an appropriate image of the organisation is portrayed.

Builds effective links with government:
• Establishes sound relationships with relevant government authorities, ensures appropriate representation of the organisation’s views and seeks government recognition and support for SOS Children’s Villages work.
• Ensures a clear understanding of the association's role regarding children, families and community.

Child rights & advocacy:
• Builds partnerships with non-governmental organisations (NGOs) who work for the rights of children without parental care or at risk of losing their parental care.
• Pursues advocacy objectives within NGO child rights forums and in partnership within other NGOs, joining together to bring our mission for children to life. Establishes and maintains contacts with the media to promote the organisation’s positions on various children's topics.

Title of carrier in Business Administration ( MBA), or Social Science
Preferable 5 years of experience in leading position on high level executive management in a similar organization ( INGO, NGO)or important position in private sector
Direction of social projects, Coaching, strategical management and business (MBA)
Experience in high management and monitoring, suitable experience in HR, Finance Social services, Community development.
Analysis and strategic planning in Social projects,
Responsibilities focus on line management and decision making
Analysis , interpretation and definition of strategic actions
English high level

Salary and Benefits
Salary: as per SOS salary scale
one Month contract with the option of extension
Medical Insurance
Social Insurance

About us
SOS Children s Villages Syria (SOS CV Syria) is a dynamic social development organisation working country-wide to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of orphaned and vulnerable children, more recently also with the mandate to provide humanitarian aid in Syria.

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Posted On
Jan 18, 2018

Expiry Date
Feb 17, 2018


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