Country Representative (BB-968F2)
Encontrado en: Neuvoo GT
About Mercy Corps
Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible.
In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions
into action — helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within.
Now, and for the future. Mercy Corps Guatemala has been operational for approximately 15 years with a program focus in:(1) Community Health & Mobilization; (2) Agriculture; (3) Land Conflict Mediation and Economic Development; (4) Community Strengthening and Violence Prevention; and (5) Disaster Response and Risk Reduction.
Program / Department Summary
Mercy Corps Guatemala’s current programs build on our long experience in the highlands region. Our national office recently relocated from Guatemala City to Coban, Alta Verapaz.The Coban office allows us to draw on strong program leaders and support teams (finance, operations, human resources etc) who are representative of the communities where we work.
Mercy Corps seeks a Guatemala City-based Country Representative to help guide strategy development and support the Coban-based staff primarily on new business development and external relations with donors, partners and Guatemalan government counterparts.
General Position Summary
The Country Representative is Mercy Corps’ senior representative in the country and works closely with the Coban Head of Office and the Guatemala Senior Management Team to ensure that the organization achieves its mission. They have primary responsibility for representation in the capital and for new business development.The Country Representative has supervisory and managerial responsibilities, and ensures appropriate representation of Mercy Corps in Guatemala City with frequent travel to Coban. They work closely with key staff to define and realize a visionary but practical strategy for the Guatemala program and Mercy Corps’ work in the Northern Triangle including networking, donor representation and leading all aspects of proposal development to expand programming.The Country Representative works directly with the Coban Head of Office, Program Team, and technical support staff to develop and implement initiatives that are effective, innovative, and achieve the greatest possible impact.They are expected to provide energetic leadership that inspires creativity and excellence in the program team, while at the same time ensuring that team members receive appropriate mentoring and professional development opportunities.They will supervise the Mercy Corps program team, finance, procurement and logistics, and human resources/admin staff—and work closely with HQ support teams, when necessary to ensure that program operations receive strong support.The Country Representative will play a critical role in representing Mercy Corps Guatemala externally and in ensuring that the agency remains accountable to the standards and expectations of donors, government, and communities. The Country Representative acts as Mercy Corps’ senior representative for Guatemala.
Essential Job Responsibilities
Strategy & Vision
Finance & Compliance Management
National and international team members working on the program, as well as partnerships with international and national program partners. The number of direct and indirect reports is to be determined.
Reports Directly To: Regional Director
Works Directly With: Coban Head of Office, Program staff, partner organizations, finance, HR and operations teams, HQ Regional Program Team, HQ Technical Support Unit
Knowledge and Experience
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