Closing DateDec 08 2021
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Position Title: DIRECTOR, Clean Air Asia India office
Location: New Delhi, India
Application Closing Date: 08 December 2021
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible
Clean Air Asia is an international non-governmental organization leading the regional mission for better air quality, and healthier, more livable cities throughout Asia. Our mission is to reduce air pollution and greenhouse gas emissions in Asia and contribute to the development of a more sustainable, equitable and healthier region. We empower governments and cities by inspiring action and focusing efforts on the planning and implementation of solutions at scale, fostering regional cooperation to address issues of mutual concern, and ensuring the integration of air quality management across sectors and institutions. Our work focuses on implementing solutions that reduce air pollution, its detrimental health impacts and mitigate the climate crisis. We do so by providing policy guidance, building capacity, and making a compelling case for action among stakeholders at city, national, and regional levels. Since 2008, we have been a United Nations-recognized partnership comprised of more than 250 organizations in Asia and internationally, with six Country Networks (Indonesia, Malaysia, Nepal, the Philippines, Sri Lanka, and Vietnam). Our headquarters are in Manila, Philippines, and we have offices in Beijing, China, and New Delhi, India.
Clean Air Asia is currently recruiting for a full time Director for our small, nimble but growing office in Delhi, India. The Director will provide strategic direction, leadership and operational management to the office and our work in India. The role will also involve working with individual staff, teams and working groups within the organization – as well as with key external stakeholders.
About the role:
Based in Delhi, the Director will provide strategic and operational leadership for the office, ensuring ongoing development and successful delivery of its strategy and initiatives. The successful applicant will be required to maintain senior relationships with funders, government and as well as private sector stakeholders in order to facilitate the ambitious goals of the office and the transformation we seek in India. The Director will lead a small Delhi-based team and lead new business development efforts to expand and grow our work in India in collaboration with key stakeholders, our current funders and partners while also ensuring high quality delivery of our India strategy. To be successful in this role you will need experience in setting strategic program direction, program management and leadership, business development as well as being able to manage external relationships to a high level of success. An understanding of international resource mobilization is desirable.
Reporting to: Executive Directorof Clean Air Asia (based in Manila)
Duration of Appointment: Two years initial staff contract with potential for renewal/extension based on performance and funding
The CAA India Director will develop and lead the implementation of CAA’s national strategies and projects and develop new work in the country. The post holder will build our profile in India and strengthen our impact. She/he will be an ambassador for CAA in India, representing the organization in the media and to donors, governments, partners, opinion makers and leaders.
The Director’s management responsibilities include ensuring implementation of our India strategy in line with overall CAA work; establishing further activities both in India and the region; and management of staff and consultants. The post holder will be responsible for ensuring the financial stability of the office by identifying fundraising opportunities and developing and maintaining good relationships with existing and potential foundations and funders.
Responsibilities and scope of work:
A. Management and organizational development
B. Resource mobilization, project development and implementation
C. Policy and Quality Control
D. Profile and communication
1. Essential experience:
4. Personal Qualities:
How to apply for the post:
The application has to be submitted through the Clean Air Asia portal at https://cleanairasia.org/work-with-us/director-clean-air-asia-india-office on or before 08 December 2021. All applicants should state the reasons for their interest in the position, relevant details of qualifications and experience (inclusion of documents/files demonstrating previous work is encouraged), and contact details for three referees. We encourage early application as applications will be processed as they are received so the recruiting process may end earlier than the closing date. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. For further information on the position, you may contact Ms. Jovy Corona, at firstname.lastname@example.org.