Global Director Lorinet Foundation

Title: Global Director Lorinet Foundation
Location: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Time requirement & remuneration: 100% commitment; Competitive salary


About Lorinet Foundation:
Lorinet Foundation is a private family foundation with operating offices in Singapore and
Mongolia. It aims to support pioneering, impactful and sustainable initiatives to promote
education, employment and access to clean water and energy for vulnerable communities
in Mongolia, South East Asia and France.


The foundation has been working towards the following outcomes for school readiness and
on work readiness/employability for vulnerable families:
• Improving school readiness of children aged 3-5 years from at-risk or
economically vulnerable families through enabling better access, affordability
and quality of early education provision
• Improving work readiness of youth aged 15-24 years from at risk or
economically vulnerable families for sustainable employment


Over the next 3-5 years the foundation’s work will focus on creating impact in Mongolia
targeting both strategic pillars of early childhood education (ECE) and work readiness for
youth. Within ECE the foundation will develop and implement a program aiming to create
individual and systemic change for young children in the ger districts of Ulaanbaatar. Within
work readiness of youth the foundation is aiming to potentially scale successful pilot projects
that are currently ongoing. Also an overall market mapping analysis is planned in the short
term.

Summary key functions and responsibilities
- Spokesperson of the foundation with all stakeholders
- Strategic stewardship of the foundation and especially of the ECE program – key
activities being strategic planning, board engagement and management, team
management
- Leading Strategic partnerships and relationships - Key activities being developing
external partnership to support ECE and future programs, leading engagement with
decision makers at policy and govt level, international origination for bringing partners
to fund and develop program in Mongolia
- Key representative of the foundation in global and local networks - key activities being
leading communication and PR activities, representing foundation at global and
regional forums
- Program design, strategy planning and evaluation, and program development, as
well oversight of budgets.


Administrative responsibilities:
- Overall financial planning, management, and controlling, maintenance of LFs
decision making process (including allocation of powers and duties as well as
foundation board relevant decisions); coordination of progress updates and report
delivery to program partners; review of approved contracts with third parties; lead of
negotiations with and maintain relations with program partners. Update and convene
the foundation board.


Key relationships within the organization:
- Founder family based in Singapore
- Board of Lorinet Foundation (Singapore, Bahamas, Switzerland)
- Country director based in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia


Your profile:
- 5-10 years relevant senior work experience in the foundation/ social sector where the
applicant has demonstrated strong analytical and organizational skills and an ability
to work across different cultures effectively
- Minimum of 3 years leadership experience in managing teams
- University degree – BA or above
- Experience in building and managing a grant portfolio for a foundation
- Experience in building and managing multi-stakeholder partnerships and bringing the
collaboration towards a common goal
- Experience in international fundraising
- Experience in program design (ideally in the education sector), ability to take theory
of change with outcomes into concrete implementation on the ground and to do
according strategy planning and evaluation, and oversight of budgets
- Experience in an international and often virtual team setting
- Highly organized person with proven analytical, strategic and business development
skills. In addition project management, interpersonal and negotiation skills are
required.
- Results-oriented and entrepreneurial attitude with availability and willingness to travel
internationally
- Full professional proficiency in English


Welcomed additional experiences:
- Experience in working within a family foundation set up
- Experience and know-how in the field of education as well as education policy
- Working practice in Mongolia
- Competency in Mongolian


Please send applications including CV, photo and motivation letter to
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