Location: Sheung Wan, Hong Kong
Reports to: Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Responsible for: Responsible for managing the following functions: finance, administration, human resources and information technology. This position is a member of the Leadership Team, which manages the entire organisation.
Salary:Attractive compensation package, including a competitive salary as well as health and vacation benefits.
The COO is the second in command of the Animals Asia Foundation and reports directly to the CEO. S/he is responsible for managing the following functions: finance, administration, human resources and information technology. This position is a member of the Leadership Team, which manages the entire organisation. This position is based in the Foundation’s head office in Hong Kong.
The successful candidate will have a thorough understanding of finance, information systems, and HR; broad experience with the full range of business functions and systems, including strategic development and planning, team management, budgeting, analysis, finance, information technology, and human resources.
The successful candidate will demonstrate evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; the ability to think and plan strategically on highly complex issues; the ability to balance the delivery of programmes against the realities of a budget. S/he also will demonstrate excellent skills in problem solving, project management, and coordination of the work of multiple divisions towards a shared mission and goals.
This is an outstanding opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced individual to assume a pivotal role in a growing organisation that is making a difference for animals in Hong Kong, China, Vietnam and other parts of Asia.
The successful candidate will have a degree in Non-profit Management, Public Administration, Business Administration or related field and 10 years of progressively responsible management experience. Some experience in a mission driven, non-profit organisation is preferred.
For the successful candidate, the Animals Asia Foundation is prepared to offer an attractive compensation package, including a competitive salary as well as health and vacation benefits.
o Maintain and implement an appropriate system of policies, internal controls, accounting standards, and procedures.
o Develop and maintain sound financial practices that comply with relevant laws and regulations.
o Plan, coordinate, and execute the annual budgeting process.
o Analyse the current technology infrastructure and scope out the next level of information technology and financial systems that support the growth of specific programmes and the organisation overall.
o Upgrade human resources functions including training, development, compensation and benefits, employee relations, performance evaluation and staff.
How to Apply
Please send BY EMAIL ONLY a letter of application stating the skills and approach that you would bring to the post with your CV/resume (no photos) in strict confidence by email only to: Karem Armstrong.
Please ensure that they are sent as Word or PDF documents with the titles “your name cover letter” and “your name CV”. Please put “AnimalsAsia COO” in the email subject line.
The deadline for applications is Sunday June 2nd, 2019
Animals Asia is an international animal charity based in Hong Kong with operations in China, Vietnam, Australia, USA, UK and Europe. It is devoted to ending the barbaric practice of bear bile farming and improving the welfare of animals in China and Vietnam. It promotes compassion and respect for all animals and works to bring about long-term change.