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Operation Hope Foundation (OHF) looking for Executive Director

Posted by VolunteerSG Admin | Posted in Career | Posted on 12-02-2011

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EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, OPERATIONS HOPE FOUNDATION

Hope

The Organisation

Operation Hope Foundation (OHF) was registered as a Singapore charity in 2001 to help the poor in developing countries.  It started a 120 children orphanage in the province of Prey Veng, Cambodia in 2004 and has a smaller 40 children orphanage in Kathmandu, Nepal. In 2009 , a new training centre called Hope Training Centre (HTC) was completed. It has a polymer clay training course, a soap and a bakery at the centre. It intends to hold computer and English training classes later. OHF has an active volunteer program which brings volunteers to Cambodia for community outreach projects such as house building and well drilling.

OHF wants to bring its experience and expertise into at least eight other countries by 2014. It wants to partner with local organisations to start orphanages, shelters, livelihood and training centres. It believes that it has the right “systems” to ensure that donors’ funds are properly used and that its projects can truly transforms of the poor.

It is a Christian charity but is not linked to any church. It believes in the call of Jesus to love the poor as much as ourselves.

The Job

Applicant is to lead, grow and develop OHF to meet its vision of helping the poor in ten developing countries by 2014. He/She is to build and lead a team that operates projects overseas such as orphanages for poor orphans and abandoned children, shelters for street children and abused women, training and livelihood centres for unemployed adults and youths. Based on the past ten years of expertise acquired by OHF, he/she is to establish policies and procedures to achieve accountability of donor’s funds, establish project assessment benchmarks and training programs for partners.

He/she is to work with local partners in various countries to establish projects to help the poor and liaise with donors and corporate sponsors to ensure the proper use of funds. Fund raising and creating greater awareness  and publicity of OHF are essential for OHF to attract the necessary funding as well as staff and is a key  responsibility as well. He/she will be assisted by the Chairman of the Board who founded and operated  OHF since October 2001.

 

The Requirements

Applicant must have experience in leading a team, preferably with bottom line responsibilities as well. He/she should have knowledge of finance, HR, marketing and operations as he will have to look after all the different areas from finance, PR to operations. As our projects are overseas, frequent travel is required. He/she must have good decision making and interpersonal skills as he/she will be required to negotiate with overseas partners as well as liaise with key donors.

He/she will be required to grow rather than maintain an organistaion.  He must have an enthusiastic can-do attitude backed with proper planning to take the organisation to new heights. A hands-on practical approach rather than a paper oriented approach of working mainly through emails and reports is needed. He/she should have an intuitive feel of what is happening at the grass root level to ensure results are aligned with our strategic goals and objectives. He/she must understand and assess what is happening in the field and work with local partners to correct deficiencies  and improve operational programs.

Interested applicants please send your CV to Robert kee at  robertkee@ohf.org.sg

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