18 Jun 2012


Oxfam Australia – Posted by LAO JOBS VACANCYVientiane, Vientiane Prefecture, Laos

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Job Description

National Operations Manager, Oxfam Australia
Vacancy open to Lao nationals only; two year fixed term contract
Oxfam Australia has been working in Lao PDR since 1989, strengthening the resilience of communities through a sustainable livelihoods based approach. We have a team of 30 staff working with local partner organisations and government bodies in Vientiane, Salavan, and Sekong provinces.
Oxfam Australia is aligning its programming and resources under a single management structure in Laos, in order to contribute to the objectives of the Oxfam Laos Joint Country Strategy.
We are seeking a National Operations Manager to manage the restructure of Oxfam Australia operations in Laos, whose key responsibilities will include:
• Develop and deliver of an overall change plan for the restructure of Oxfam
Australia operations in Laos, including capacity building framework and stakeholder communication strategy
• Support the team through a period of significant change
• Contribute to the development of joint operating model for Oxfam in Laos
• Working closely with National Manager Programs, ensure effective operational support (human resources, finance, and logistics) for programs
• Manage overall responsibility for the Laos country budget
• Ensure a working environment that protects the health, safety and security of staff
• Manage the operations team (HR, finance and logistics) including two direct reports
Key selection criteria
– Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others through significant organizational change
– Strong HR experience including knowledge of Laos labour law
– Strong financial management skills
– Ability to use initiative and to deliver on objectives
– Effective communicator, able to influence and negotiate
– Able to apply coaching and mentoring style of leadership
– Ability to manage security, health and safety, financial and reputational risk
– Strong written and verbal communication skills (English and Lao)
An attractive salary and benefits package will be offered to the successful candidate.

How to Apply

Applications in writing should include a current CV, and should address the key selection criteria above. Applications should be submitted to Elaine Montegriffo, Associate Country
Director Laos, Oxfam elainem@oxfam.org.au by 24 June 2012. Only applicants shortlisted for interview will be contacted.
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Job Categories: MANAGER. Job Types: Full-Time.

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