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Country Directors ( Switzerland, China, Sweden, UK, Belgium, Austria, Singapore, South Korea, The Netherlands, Germany, France

 The Country Director works to represent a company in a foreign country. A Country Director job involves working to manage operations of the organization.

A Country Director  job would suit someone who enjoys a client facing role and the challenge of growing the organization.  As a Country Director, there is also the opportunity to travel and to really get to know the culture of the country that you are working in.

What does a Country Manager job description include?

A Country Director job description involves a very high level of responsibility and self-motivation. This job is a senior role and typically, a Country Director reports directly to the Chief Executive Officer.


What key skills and qualifications does a Country Director job require?

A Country Director job skills includes:

  • Must be educated to degree level or equivalent, a solid understanding of budgeting and financial planning is essential as this role involves agreeing annual budgets as well as producing financial reports.
  • A Country Director job requires a strong understanding of how a NGO’s operates.
  • General management experience is essential for working in this job.
  • You need to have excellent networking skills.
  • The ability to recruit volunteers/ Interns etc  and monitor performance.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills at all levels, including people-management, leadership and both written and verbal communication skills.
  • The Director would be based overseas, so experience of living abroad is desirable. They will also need to be sensitive to cultural differences.
  • Must be familiar with computer software programs eg Word, Excel etc.


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