Executive Director (ED)

TITLE: Executive Director (ED)

REPORTING TO: Board of Directors

THE JOB: The ED conducts LIN’s operations in accordance with policies set by the Board and in compliance with national laws. We require a self-starter, someone who sets their own goals, delegates and prioritizes, and who can work to build and improve LIN while running daily operations.

RESPONSIBILITIES: Without limiting the job to these activities, the incumbent can expect the following responsibilities:

  • Strategic Leadership: Ensure strategy is appropriate and delivered; Develop business plan, ensure alignment of budget, staff and priorities; Lead, direct and develop staff; Identify and develop partnerships; Build systems to track progress and evaluate program components to communicate outcomes to Board and stakeholders.
  • Operations: Foster management systems and structures; Analyse successes and challenges with improvements in mind; Track progress on delivering objectives; Facilitate collaboration and strengthen communications; Support consistency throughout LIN.
  • Financial &Legal: Responsible for overall finances; Develop longand short-term plans and ensure sound finances; Manage risk and appropriate funding structure and continued value creation; Ensure that LIN fulfills its charter, regulatory and legal obligations.
  • Fundraising & Donor Stewardship: Lead fundraising; Build, maintain supporter network; Ensure funds allocated properly; Lead efforts to expand revenue sources, identify partnerships with vision to lesson dependency on foreign revenue; Lead donor stewardship activities.
  • Communications, Marketing and External Affairs: As spokesperson, represent LIN; Lead building and maintaining key stakeholder relations; Communicate results and support press relations; Use external presence and relationships to garner new opportunities.
  • Governance: Ensure systems and structures sufficient while maintaining professional standards; Report on progress in delivering objectives; Develop proposals for Board; Maintain effective working partnership with the Chair, develop annual meeting schedule.


  • University graduate (degree in Social Work, Public Policy, MBA is preferred, but not essential)
  • Track record of leading and scaling outcomes-based organization and staff, demonstrated strategic and operational abilities
  • Commitment to quality programs/services and evaluation, experience at securing funding from private and public sources
  • Manage and coach staff/teams, setting and achieving objectives
  • Expertise, or the willingness to acquire expertise in the full range of not-for-profit activities and corporate social responsibility initiatives
  • Excellent communications and coalition building skills; high integrity and openness combined with commitment to good governance
  • Keen analytic, project management and problem solving skills
  • Passion, idealism, positive attitude and mission-driven
  • Ability to execute on diverse projects simultaneously; comfortable taking initiative and making progress amidst competing priorities
  • Fluent in Vietnamese and English

For further information contact Horton International Vietnam: +84 3910 7682-3
Huynh My Ha (Ms), Principal Consultant, email [email protected]

Job Details
Organisation Name: 
LIN Center
Ho Chi Minh
Application Deadline: 
Sun, 2015-02-01