Executive Director

Beauty for Ashes Nepal

Detailed Job description / requirements:

COMPANY OVERVIEW:

Beauty For Ashes Nepal is a gift items and accessories manufacturing company.  We employ people who are marginalized and those escaping exploitative situations. Our goal is to not only produce stylish and quality wholesale products, but also to change the lives of the people who make these products. We believe opportunity creates freedom.

KEY POSITION INFORMATION

Job Title

Executive Director

Salary

Volunteer

Reports To

Beauty For Ashes Nepal Shareholder Leadership Team

Department/Group

Directors Team

Location

Kathmandu

PURPOSE OF POSITION:

Beauty For Ashes Nepal is seeking an experienced Executive Director to lead our business through an upcoming period of growth.  The Executive Director will be responsible for providing strategic leadership to Beauty For Ashes Nepal, articulating and building commitment to Beauty For Ashes Nepal’s mission, vision, values and strategy and ensuring that all activities and resources are focused on the achievement of this vision.  In this role, you will be the face of our company, working closely with the Directors Team, Shareholder Leadership Team, Management Team, and the public. You will ensure that staff members are aligned with the company’s mission and vision and that we are working together to successfully achieve strategic objectives. We have a family-oriented, kingdom culture in which we place a high priority on communication, recognition and collaboration. We are in search of an Executive Director who is aligned with our culture and will continue to enhance it through positive leadership. The specific roles and responsibilities might change due to organizational restructuring or changing functions of other board members, shareholders and directors.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Leadership & Management

·        Develops and assists with implementing strategic plans that meet business goals and objectives created in partnership with the Directors and Shareholder Leadership Teams.

·        Ensure ongoing excellence in business and recommend resources needed to achieve strategic goals through partnership with Directors Team.

·        In liaison with Directors and Shareholder Leadership Team to make decisions in line with the strategic direction of Beauty For Ashes Nepal.

·        Works closely with Directors and Management Teams to serve and grow their skills.

·        Ensures commitment to and compliance with all applicable laws and regulations across the organization, including communicating with legal and accounting professionals as needed.

·        Maintain a working knowledge of developments in wholesale manufacturing business.

·        Ensures that we are operating efficiently and effectively meeting business goals.

·        Plans and leads Shareholder Leadership Team meetings on a monthly basis communicating on the condition of business and all important factors influencing it.

 2.  Planning & New Business

·        Works with Sales and Marketing Director to develop strategies for growth and increase in market share so that more women have opportunities for employment.

·        Builds partnerships in new markets and maintains existing relationships.

·        Represents Beauty For Ashes Nepal at events, conferences, and venues.

 3.  Fiscal Management

·        Works with Finance Director to ensure adequate financial resources to operate in the present and the future.

·        Approves budgeting, planning, and monitoring of company funds. 

·        Cashes out local sales and prepare invoices, as needed.

·        Assists in shopping for raw materials, as needed.

·        Assists in annual audit process to ensure it is completed in a timely manner with accuracy.

 4. Human Resource Management

·        Determines personnel needs, hires employees, oversees assignment of employees and plans staff development to ensure adequate staff is hired and trained in a timely manner.

·        Recruits Directors and Management Team to manage critical business functions.

·        Manages employment contracts, job descriptions, personnel policies, compensation and benefit administration to ensure alignment with Nepal Labor Acts.

·        Responsible for employee safety, welfare, wellness and health.

·        Understanding of all areas of business areas in order to personally fill vacant roles, often times wearing multiple hats, to ensure business continuation and success.

 5. Hospitality

·        Hosts guests providing tours and general hospitality, as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

The Executive Director will have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience.  A degree in business or related field (Master’s Degree preferred) with a track record of effectively leading staff.  Commitment to high standards of quality.  Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop teams, set and achieve strategic objectives.  Past success working with a leadership team with the ability to cultivate relationships.  Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience.  Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal skills.  Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, and adaptable.  Integrity, positive attitude, mission driven and self-directed.  A spiritually mature person with a history of making spirit-led decisions and able to provide spiritual leadership and discipleship to people from diverse backgrounds. Since Beauty For Ashes is a “Business-as-Mission” organization, the spiritual health of the Executive Director is vitally important.  A 3-5 year commitment is required and a business visa will be provided. 

Job Overview

Category Administrative / Management
Openings 1
Position Type Full Time, Volunteer
Position Level Senior Level
Posted Date 04 Jan, 2023
Apply Before 03 Feb, 2023
City Lalitpur