Country Operations Director (m/f)

Good Vision Glasses

The Lilongwe based local CONGOMA certificated non-governmental-organization (NGO) and non-profit social business OneDollarGlasses (ODG) has the mission to provide high-quality and affordable Good Vision Glasses to people in need nationwide. Currently we are looking for a COUNTRY OPERATIONS DIRECTOR to lead the highly-motivated team of our young and fast growing organization as soon as possible.

Position: Country Operations Director (m/f)

MISSION: Lead the non-profit Social Business (NGO) and develop its people as well as activities nationwide

Key Responsibilites

  • Continuous evolution of ODG’s strategy for Malawi
  • Leading the organization and lead the whole team towards the realization of ODG’s objectives
  • Meeting the targets agreed in the budget, identifying shortcomings and implementing corrective actions together with the local Management Team
  • Developing ODG’s activities in new areas, building the required organization and putting efficient controls in place
  • Developing partnerships with other NGOs or institutions that have the potential to accelerate ODG’s development, especially in rural areas
  • Ensuring the production of optical frames according to ODG’s product policy, its quality standards and the business needs
  • Guaranteeing the high-quality standards of ODG in the performance of eye tests and prescription of eye glasses
  • Implementing internal control systems and assuring governance and donor requirements are always met; Ensuring adherence to laws and internal policies
  • Reporting directly to the Head of International Projects

Required Qualifications and Competencies

  • Track record of delivery of at least 10 years, thereof 5 years in the management of a medium-sized enterprise, NGO or an operational unit
  • Experience in Sales Management and Business Development
  • Strong People Leadership skills
  • Strong communication, networking and representation skills
  • High customer and business orientation, highly efficient and results driven personality
  • Working Experience in an international organization
  • Business fluent in English and Chichewa; German is a plus
  • Proficiency in Excel, Word and Power Point

How to apply

Interested candidates who meet the above requirements are welcomed to submit their applications, including a one page cover letter demonstrating how they meet the requirements, a CV with information about the professional career qualifications, work references as well as certificates and an expected monthly salary till November, 30th to:

Good Vision Glasses, Private Bag 96, Lilongwe or electronically to hr.malawi@goodvisionglasses.org

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

http://www.onedollarglasses.org/