- November 30, 2023
- Posted by: strategia
- Category: Humanitarian Jobs
CTG staff and support humanitarian projects in fragile and conflict-affected countries around the world, providing a rapid and cost-effective service for development and humanitarian missions. With past performance in 17 countries – from the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and Asia, we have placed more than 20,000 staff all over the world since operations began in 2006.
CTG recruits, deploys and manages the right people with the right skills to implement humanitarian and development projects, from cleaners to obstetricians, and mechanics to infection specialists, we’re skilled in emergency response to crises such as the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. Key to successful project delivery is the ability to mobilise at speed; CTG can source and deploy anyone, anywhere, in less than 2 weeks and have done so in 48 hours on a number of occasions.
Through our efficient and agile HR, logistical and operational services, CTG saves multilateral organisations time and money. We handle all our clients’ HR related issues, so they are free to focus on their core services.
Visit www.ctg.org to find out more
Overview of position:
This advertisement is being raised for roster / talent pool building purposes only. This is not a live requirement at the moment. Candidates are encouraged to apply for the role should they wish to be added to CTG’s Regional Manager roster.
CTG has a requirement for a dynamic & experienced self starting manager who can lead the current operations, build & maintain close relationships with our clients & oversee the Duty of Care (DOC) for our staff. The Regional Manager (RM) is a critical to achieving CTG’s vision of being the leading partner for humanitarian staffing solutions in the country of operations. The RM has a wide & challenging remit, ranging from business development to legal & compliance, financial oversight (including banking & regulatory requirements), staff care & development, incident management, reporting & general business management, managing our local partners, local taxes in each country, & overall profit & loss responsibility for an entire region. It requires a generalist with a strong customer service mindset & calm & steady leadership skills & exceptional cultural sensitivity & diplomacy. To act as an ambassador to CTG & to serve as a bridge from CTG Head Quarters (HQ) to the field operations. To build strong, trusting relationships with our clients & to help ensure the highest level of customer service to our consultants & clients in the field. To provide ownership, passion & leadership for their country as if it were their own business & family. Finally, to embody & act as a role model for the CTG EPIC values.
Specific responsibilities include but not limited to:
It is the responsibility of the RM to manage the immediate response for any unplanned, in country / region client meetings & act as CTG’s representative, in relations to project expansion, issues, problems & general day to day client relationship management, working with our client’s staff to expand the services provided to their organization & updating them on new CTG initiatives & services.
Coordinate the in country procurement for operational offices.
Ensure the account management team have the appropriate induction training national & international staff are then correctly briefed on the country of service, local laws & environment, security, safety, the client & CTG’s role prior to contract commencement / mobilization.
Oversee all asset management, including staffing, equipment (generators, utilities, internet, etc.), furniture guesthouse rentals / arrangements, security, driver tasks & other matters are all managed efficiently & within budgetary constraints.
Lead business development in country of operation, including preparing bid submissions with support from the bid teams.
Conduct detailed market & competitor analysis & develop the business strategy.
Develop & maintain a strong network of business relationships across a range of stakeholders.
Continuously monitor the local market for business opportunities & relay to HQ.
Client liaison & relationship management:
Provide oversight to current client relationships to ensure that customer needs are satisfied.
Ensure contractual compliance on all current & future contracts.
Conduct monthly client project reviews face to face with each client.
Duty of Care (DoC) / Security:
In conjunction with CTG’s Global Head of Security (GHOS) & DOC, with support from the Field Security Officer (FSO), ensure CTG is providing excellent DOC to all consultants.
Ensure operational, evacuation & security Standard Operating Procedures (SOP’s) are maintained to ensure they meet current demands of our clients in support of CTG international consultants & identify local safe havens in all areas of operations.
Support the FSO with crisis management, including evacuation & medical assistance, of both CTG staff & consultants operating in country.
Serve as the security focal point in country & monitor security situations, in liaison with local authorities, local national staff & any other appropriate sources.
Support FSO to provide security guidance & advice to our consultants & staff, both internationals & locals alike.
Ensure all consultant’s Tayo / HRMS / staff profiles are up to date, especially their DOC of care documents.
Finance & budget management:
Working with the CTG’s Financial Controller (FC), manage annual budgets & future budgets.
Assess & manage financial risk in conjunction with the finance department.
Responsible for any procurement & purchasing, ensuring budgets are not exceeded.
In addition, ensure that all suppliers provide the best price solutions, ensuring 3 competitive quotations are received for procurement over the minimum threshold set by the authority matrix.
Ensure all business operations are conducted within national & international laws & regulations.
Oversee management of local contracts for provision of a variety of services, including lease agreements & service providers.
Resolve any staff or consultant disputes & disagreements, as well as enforce disciplinary measures as necessary, in liaison with the Director of Operation & Legal Associate.
Conducting formal investigations into incidents, operational, disciplinary, or administrative as required.
Responsible for maintaining the business’s legal establishment in country, dealing with Ministries of Labor, Finance, Foreign Affairs & other government (govt.) bodies / establishments to ensure CTG’s legal registration, taxation & financial affairs. are effectively managed, compliant & implemented with due considerations to business continuity.
Marketing & communications:
Provide support as needed to the marketing & communications team regarding country specific marketing & communications materials.
Identify great DILO (Day In the Life Of) stories to bring our amazing consultants’ work to the fore & help make our consultants feel a sense of pride for working with CTG.
Ensure staff & consultant morale is maintained.
Conduct performance evaluations for permanent CTG staff that are under your direct management.
Upon appointment, train & throughout employment, mentor, all staff to provide the turnkey & niche HR capabilities which CTG has agreed to provide to each client under their portfolio.
Liaison with the CTG HR Officer on all personnel management matters for all permanent staff, dealing with TOR / appointment planning, recruitment, contracting, grievances & dismissals, performance monitoring, pay rises / promotions, annual leave planning, visas / work permits & any other personnel management item for internal permanent staff members in country.
Responsible for overseeing P & L (Profile & Loss) for the entire region of operations.
Responsible for managing CTG’s local partners in each country that falls within the region the RM handles.
Responsible for overseeing any banking & regulatory requirements as required by local authorities / banks.
Responsible for ensuring all tax related compliances are adhered to in each country managed by the RM.
The Regional Manager will directly report to the Chief Operating Officer.
Bachelor’s in business management, international relations, social sciences or a related field.
Minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Human Resources experience (essential) & / or minimum of 10 years of demonstrable relevant Program / Project Management experience (essential).
Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience is required.
Must be fluent in English.
Fluency in another language is desired.
Innovative & solution based thinking.
Designing & implementation of process improvements.
Excellent written & oral communication skills in English.
Strong interpersonal skills.
Comprehensive capabilities in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Outlook).
The ability to work on own initiative & to tight deadlines.
Flexibility & adaptability to manage a range of different tasks & to work extra hours to meet deadlines.
Experience working in austere & challenging environments.
This role requires strong experience in managing teams & running country operations.
This advertisement is being raised for roster / talent pool building purposes only.
This is not a live requirement at the moment. Candidates are encouraged to apply for the role should they wish to be added to CTG’s Regional Manager roster.
Qualified female candidates are encouraged to apply for this role.