Plan International

Deputy Country Director (Operations)

Plan International

Job Description

  Plan International Philippines is looking to engage a Deputy Country Director for Operations (DCD-Operations) to help us lead, manage and develop a high performing team of functional experts covering the areas of Supply Chain Management, Human Resources, Finance, Risk Management, Administration, IT, and Security.

The DCD-Operations is managed directly by the Country Director and will at times be required to take on the responsibility of the Country Director position in his/her absence Further, as the Deputy Country Director for Operations:

  • You will contribute to the strategic development and management of the country in particular by reviewing and commenting on the Country Strategy (CSP) and the Programme Area Long Term Plans and Disaster Preparedness and Response.
  • You will have the responsibility for managing a budget of approximately US$5.5M per annum.
  • You will oversee the preparation and consolidation of reports for submission to the regional office and/or international headquarters.
  • You will manage and develop the performance of the operations support teams across the country to ensure the delivery of quality support and services.
  • You will oversee security planning and management in the country and ensure that all Plan offices (CO and PUs) have developed standard operating procedures (SOPs) and contingency plans consistent with global security policy and procedures.
  • You will oversee the rollout, including staff training, of global policies and procedures in the country.

To be successful in this role you will need among other things:
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree preferably in Business Administration or Operations Management.
  • At least 10 years’ relevant experience as Head of Operations, Administration, or Finance in any reputable organization with demonstrated ability to manage complex operations.
  • General knowledge of administration, HR, ICT, security, audit, and Business Management matters.
  • Knowledge of the host country, the geopolitical factors affecting child poverty in the country as well as the political, social, and economic opportunities for development are an advantage.
  • Fluency in Filipino and English (written and spoken).
  • Applicants must have the right to work in the Philippines without restrictions. Local applicants are preferred.
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