Regional Finance Director - South & East Asia

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International | International Operations
Various Global Opportunities
Closing date

About Us:


Marie Stopes International (MSI) is a global organisation providing personalised contraception and safe abortion services to women and girls. Our local teams of professionals are passionate about the work they do in communities across 37 countries. The services we provide give a woman the power to choose when she has children so that she’s free to pursue her plans and dreams for herself and her family.

The primary responsibility of this role is to further MSI’s Goal: The prevention of unwanted births and its mission of ensuring an individual’s right to: children by choice, not chance


The Role:

The Regional Finance Director, South & East Asia (SEA) is responsible for supporting the SEA region to achieve sustainable growth through improved financial management and performance. The Regional Finance Director will work closely with the Regional Director and with Finance Directors in the region.


About you

To succeed in this role, you must have:


  • Leadership of teams – including building capacity amongst direct reports
  • Working within a finance function within a commercial or social business
  • Working in developing markets, particularly in Asia
  • Working with donors and supporting bidding for donor grants (not essential)
  • Working with colleagues in geographically separate locations


  • Ability to produce, deliver and present meaningful financial analysis and recommend appropriate actions to enhance organisational performance
  • Ability to initiate, develop and maintain relationships with their staff, peers and external stakeholders at a senior level
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing, including with people who do not have a background in finance
  • SUN accounts (ideally), Vision XL and Excel skills



Qualifications and Training:

  • Qualified accountant
  • Degree-educated or equivalent


Personal Attributes:

  • Pro-choice on abortion
  • Interest in public health, particularly sexual and reproductive health
  • Strong results orientation
  • Flexibility to operate in a changing environment


For more information about the role, please view the job framework on our website.

In addition, you will be pro-choice


Location: South East Asia region preferred


Fixed Term Contract: 3 years


Closing date: 17th September 2019 (midnight GMT+1). Interviews may take place before this date for exceptional candidates.


Salary: competitive


Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and post holders to share this commitment.

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