Country Director – India
GoodWeave India / Careerist Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
Location: New Delhi
Last Date: October 13, 2010
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Country Director – India
Location - New Delhi
Date - 09-09-2010
Email - firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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.
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
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.
An exceptional leader with proven strategic, planning and implementation
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
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
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
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
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.
- Post Graduate Degree in Social Sciences or any other relevant field.
– 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
- 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
Careerist Management Consultants Pvt. Ltd.
26 Community Centre, East of Kailash,
New Delhi - 110 065.
Phone +91 9811112777