Executive Director

Descriptif :

               Reporting to the President of the French supporting NGO in France called “Ecole du Bayon” and working in close collaboration with the President of the local Cambodian NGO “Bayon Education Development” as advisory, the Executive Director is responsible for the coordination, development and implementation of all the activities of the NGO.

               This job description is to describe the key activities of the job according to the organization’s needs. Other activities may be required in line with the abilities of the job holder.

Mission :

1- Implement and develop activities in line with NGO’s vision


Coordinate the management team and follow through their progress in their respective area of responsibility as described below.


Primary school (under the responsibility of the School Director) :

  • School calendar, class council, monthly reviews, school and teaching equipment needs, recruitment of students, school policy,
  • Supervise the development of a qualitative pedagogy taking care of kids evolution and needs,
  • Follow and adapt the school infrastructure for proper activity implementation.


Pastry school vocational training (under the responsibility of the Pastry School Director) :

  • Supervise the activity of the school and the professional education curriculum,
  • Develop partnerships to provide internships and job opportunities for the students,
  • Increase local sales in order to provide sustainable resources for the School,
  • Makes sure that production quality for coffee shop and external sales is of the highest standard.


Social (under the responsibility of the Deputy Director) :

  • Ensure that the social recruitment and review process is adequate in order to guarantee funds allocation to the most needed families,
  • Develop job orientation workshop and activities for follow-up students,
  • Regular field work for continuous learning from beneficiary needs.


Green farming program (under the responsibility of the Project Manager) :

  • Consolidate the production and autonomy of the organic farming activity of the “Potagers du Bayon” and the supply of organic vegetables to the primary school canteen.


Agroecology vocational training (under the responsibility of the Agroecology School Director) :

  • Supervise the activity of the school and the professional education curriculum,
  • Develop partnerships to offer internships and employment opportunities to students,
  • Continue the agro ecology experimental project at PSE center.


2- Organization Development

New Projects :

  • Elaborate projects proposal with budget and submits them for approval. Organize implementation,
  • Develop the implementation project of a close collaboration with PSE aimed at pooling the steering, management and development of the activities of the two NGOs.


Partnership and network :

  • Develop the network and partnerships (increase and strengthen the visibility and image of the NGO, raise awareness of its know-how and of the benefits and impacts on beneficiaries) with the aim of promoting and facilitating the development of the activities of the NGO.


3- General Management

Finance and administration :

  • Responsible for yearly budget management :
    • Validate purchase requests and expenses under approved budget,
    • Submit to board for unbudgeted operational expenses or investments,
    • Control on cash expenses.
  • Coordinate next year budget approval :
    • Supervise and submit to board the activity plan and forecast,
    • Prepare with the finance team the financial budget derived from activity plan.


Human resources :

  • Direct management of 6 managers: Deputy Director, Primary school Director, Pastry school Director, Communication and fundraising Manager, Green farming project Manager, Agroecology school Director, PSE Siem Reap coordinator,
  • Develop autonomy of the khmer team and its sense of responsibility,
  • Manage annual staff review and implement salary increase,
  • Coordinate recruitment process for all khmer and foreigner staff (40 staff),
  • Conduct weekly staff meeting and monthly executive committee meetings,
  • Prepare bi-yearly board meetings.


Reporting :

  • Send monthly and yearly activity and finance report,
  • Follow on progress reports to the Ministry of Education and Vocational training.


Communication and fundraising

  • Together with the referent manager, participate actively on fundraising development, especially in Asia for a better sustainability of the funds,
  • Make sure that the communication of the NGO is appropriate,
  • Locally supervise the Communication and Fundraising Manager.
  • Speaking in public at various events.


4- Strategy and board

  • Contribute to strategy development and adjustment,
  • Strengthen the local khmer board and associate them in the strategy-building process,
  • Work on regular basis with Presidents of both French and Khmer associations,
  • Collaborate with the President of the Executive Committee (of the local NGO) in order to implement the strategy and the choices made by the French Committee while remaining in accordance with local customs and culture.

Profil du candidat

Formation :

Master in development and international relations, education or business and administration.

Expérience :

  • Senior professional experience (expected 5 years) and strong ability to manage and develop organization,
  • Confirmed education and experience in finance, accounting and human resources,
  • Experience in developing countries expected for this mission,
  • Strong interest in social activity and field work,
  • Competency in project management of NGO,
  • Fluent in English and French.

Langues :

English and/et Français.

Qualités requises :

  • Humility,
  • Capacity to work with an intercultural team,
  • Comfortable with public speaking,
  • Good ability to develop network and partnerships,
  • Rigorous and organized,
  • Good interpersonal skills,
  • Autonomous and proactive,
  • Team spirit and adaptability.

Autres :

Conditions :

Pour postuler :

Envoyer CV et lettre de motivation à : roland.poutrel@ecoledubayon.org et klaire.buisson@yahoo.fr

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