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International China Concern

China National Development Director

International China Concern
Changsha, Hunan Province, China


Date Posted: 07/10/2011
Categories: Church Developer - Social Services
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:
China National Development Director
China Based Position

International China Concern is a Christian development organization changing lives by bringing love, hope and opportunity to Chinas abandoned and disabled. We have joint venture projects in Hunan and Henan provinces, China, which provide homes for life, medical services, therapy initiatives, special education and vocational opportunities to over 300 abandoned and disabled children, youth and young adults. A complimentary community service to over 250 families also operates and we continue to look at development work within other provinces.

We are seeking an experienced individual to step into the role of China National Development Director. Working closely with the Executive Director, the China Operations Director and the China Leadership team they have the critical role of developing and maintaining strong relationships with Government leaders to strengthen existing projects, facilitating the initiation of new projects and developing a local National Office to increase ICCs awareness and fundraising efforts within China. The primary responsibilities of the role are to:

• Represent ICC in negotiations with the Chinese Government
• Develop and enhance relationships between ICC and the Chinese Government at various levels
• Create a National Office to grow an ICC presence and funding base within China
• Work with ICC leadership to develop and expand ICC’s vision in China
• Work collaboratively to promote and create a Christ centered work

To be successful in this role you must be highly relational with both the desire and experience in working with differing levels of Chinese Government. Prior experience working within a start up environment, an ability to set and achieve desired results will embracing a team approach to grow the potential of our projects are key to this role. Previous work within a social welfare or health care discipline is highly desired and we would expect a strong understanding of Chinese culture along with fluency in mandarin.

All candidates must be able to show an alignment to the core values of International China Concern and a passion for impacting the lives of our children and our international volunteers. Strong problem solving skills, along with PC literacy and the ability to work in a self managed environment are also key to performing this role.

To apply would require proven experience in a like role. This role is based in Changsha, China and there may be a requirement for some local or international travel. All agreed ministry related travel expenses would be covered by ICC.

ICC is a volunteer organization and this role is being offered under a self supportive ministry arrangement. To apply for a position description and selection criteria email Jannene Wall on personnel@chinaconcern.org or call +61 (0) 401-696-906. Further information on the work of ICC can be found on www.chinaconcern.org.