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Country Manager - Thailand / Cambodia

FutureSense Foundation

FutureSense Foundation is a small international development charity committed to empowering communities around the world through sustainable development initiatives.

We are looking for a passionate results-driven Country Manager to help deliver our global initiatives.

Country Manager – Position Overview:

The Country Manager in Thailand/Cambodia will lead a small in country team based in Mae Sariang/Battambang, with a mission to strengthen and grow our programmes in the area. The selected candidate will play a crucial role in ensuring the effective delivery of our community programmes, support incoming groups of students contributing to our programme delivery and learning about global issues, manage the logistics and arrangements related to their time in the area and ensuring all legal & governance matters related with operations are managed as required.


  • Strategically plan and oversee the development and delivery of all programmes in the hub to ensure alignment with organizational goals.
  • Seek to identify programme expansion opportunities through research, needs assessments, and partner evaluations.
  • Develop effective relationships with local communities and partners.
  • Provide training, mentoring and support for teams and partners.
  • Strategically manage all group and programme delivery logistics.
  • Oversee and report on all financial management, exhibiting strong financial controls, accountability, and commercial acumen.
  • Lead and support diverse teams through effective communication and leadership.
  • Ensure safety and security of all representatives, programme participants and beneficiaries.
  • Drive strategic planning for growth operational success.
  • Represent the foundation and other group brands internally and externally, upholding organizational standards and values.

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience in education, youth work or community development.
  • Experience in logistics, financial and risk management, and compliance matters.
  • Experience working with volunteering participants, preferably in a service-learning setting
  • Experience living and working abroad or working with diverse cultures.
  • A passion for community development and an understanding of the service learning model
  • Strong communication, leadership and people skills

Benefits & Perks:

  • 34 days of leave (including annual and public holidays)
  • 5 days of personal leave
  • Phone allowance
  • Paid travel expenses
  • Personal development coaching

About Us

The FutureSense Foundation was set up by the FutureSense Group as its charitable arm to ensure long term impact from its learning abroad programmes engaging students in the UK and Australia. Over the years and since the launch of the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the Foundation has reinforced its commitment to play a role delivering to the agenda outlined by the United Nations. With a focus on Education, Health and Livelihoods the Foundation seeks to play a part in improving the quality of education, addressing issues on gender equality, increasing access to clean water and sanitation, promoting good health and wellbeing, raising awareness on environmental issues and the need for climate action to deliver a sustainable world where no one is left behind and there is an end to poverty and hunger.

International students have played a key role in the Foundation delivering its programmes to low income communities across seven countries – Cambodia, India, Nepal, Peru, Panama, Tanzania, and Thailand. Through partnerships with local community-based organisations, NGOs and government run schools and health centres the Foundation reaches around 20,000 beneficiaries every year.

If you are passionate about community development, working with international student groups, have a keen eye for detail, and thrive in a diverse and dynamic environment, we want to hear from you.

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