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 Country Director – India
 GoodWeave India / Careerist Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

 Location: New Delhi
 Last Date: October 13, 2010 (Extended deadline)
 Email: (Reference:

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Country Director – India
GoodWeave India

Location - New Delhi
Date - 09-09-2010
Email - Reference - CMC-GW-CD--2010-112

About Careerist Management Consultants 

Careerist Management Consultants is a two decade old recruitment firm providing specialized services in the Non Governmental Sector and Corporate Sector, with a strong focus to recruit high caliber leaders & board members .Careerist  Non Profit Practice  is committed to building up leadership potential in the socio-developmental sector and our earnings are re-invested in building capacities for creating a firm foundation of leadership talent to resolve the critical issues we face as a society today.                                                                   

About GoodWeave 

GoodWeave’s mission is to end exploitative child labour in the handmade carpet industry and offer educational opportunities to children in South Asia. The organization currently has operations in five countries – the U.S., UK, Germany, India and Nepal. GoodWeave is entering in a new and exciting strategic phase in its development within India, and aims to be the leader in the elimination of child labour from the carpet industry.  

Job Overview

The Country Director is the top position within the organization’s in-country structure. The incumbent is responsible for development and refinement of the organizations, vision and strategy. Provide leadership to the new and exciting strategic phase in its development within India, and position the organisation as a leader in the elimination of child labour from the carpet industry. Role demands creating a presence and representations at international or domestic forums as required and leading and driving the country operations.

Candidate Profile 


An exceptional leader with proven strategic, planning and implementation skills.

Ability and experience to deal at operational level.

Excellent networking skills.

Minimum five years senior management experience – preferably in an international, multi-stakeholder environment.

Track record in building successful business relations.

Supply chain management within one or more product categories specifically as it relates goods produced for export.

Experience in reporting to a board of directors.

Proven track record of achieving result

Strong Leader with an ability to build an effective and cohesive management team

Ability to handle finances to head a organization

Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and Hindi.  


Knowledge and understanding of child labor or other labor rights concerns would be an added advantage.

An entrepreneurial   experience or style of working.

Knowledge of local legislation relating to factories, labour, OHS and environment.

Knowledge of CSR and social and environmental management systems

Experience of reporting on social and environmental issues and carrying out stakeholder consultation.

Prior work experience with or in NGO / INGO’s .

Ability to deliver complex messages in simple terms.

Strong conceptual and analytical skills.

Proven fundraising record.

Governance   and   Compliance as per organizational need 

Key Requirement Areas 

Lead the planning, development, implementation, monitoring and reporting of all country operations and program activities.

The person will represent the organization at various national and international forums.

Gain an increasing level of industry and stakeholder involvement

Directly supervise the country management team and oversee all monitoring and evaluation activities in-country.

Provide staff with the necessary assistance to ensure that all program activities and all reporting requirements (financial, donor, statutory) are carried out efficiently and on a timely basis in accordance with the organization’s international and local government requirements.

Ensure regular intra-office communication, assess organizational progress and communicate updates and developments.

Work with the management team to develop ideas and plans to address organizational priorities and undertake strategic and operational planning exercises.

Develop and manage relationships with other NGOs, government officials and appropriate industry representatives; schedule and attend meetings with them as needed to coordinate planning and implementation of projects and secure necessary approvals and commitments.

Identify track and document program trends and best practices.

Represent the organization at relevant internal and external meetings and plan and host donor visits as needed.

Create and execute a strategy for a large sustained base of annual institutional and individual donors.

Secure financial support from individuals, foundations and corporations. 

Education - Post Graduate Degree in Social Sciences or any other relevant field. 

Compensation – Attractive, will not be a constraint for the right candidate. 

Terms and Conditions
The Company is committed to diversity at the work place. Fixed Term .To apply, one must either be an Indian national or have necessary employment permit to work in India. Applicants from government /quasi-government organizations will need to confirm in their application that if selected, they can procure permission for long term leave from their parent organization.

 Application Requirements - Please send your resume and one page cover letter describing interest in position, related experience and any other relevant information to

 The last date for receipt of application is 13th Oct 2010.  (extended deadline)

Careerist Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
26 Community Centre, East of Kailash,
New Delhi
- 110 065.
Phone +91 9811112777



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