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CEO for Dialogue in the Dark

Job Title: CEO for Dialogue in the Dark
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hong Kong
Industry: Sales & Marketing
Reference: 55729_1706798836
Contact Name: Rebecca Chan
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Job Description

Dialogue In The Dark (HK) Foundation Limited (黑暗中對話(香港)基金會有限公司)

Dialogue In The Dark (HK) Foundation Limited (DIDF) is a dynamic organization dedicated to promoting empathy, overcoming prejudice, and creating an inclusive society. Since 2010, we have empowered a diverse group of People of Differences* (PoDs) to deliver inspiring experiential learning programs to over 600,000 participants from corporate, educational, and public sectors. Our mission is not only to provide employment opportunities for talented PoDs but also to foster inclusive workplaces and drive a paradigm shift among employers. We are proud of the significant increase in job opportunities for PoDs and the enhanced acceptance and recognition of their capabilities and contributions to society. As we continue to evolve and diversify, we aim to create sustainable business and social impact for an inclusive workplace and society.

*'People of Differences' means People with disabilities such as the blind, the deaf etc. All of them have different abilities or talent, we build a platform for them to showcase their abilities or talent.

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Job Purpose

As the CEO of the organization, the job holder should demonstrate "Tri-sector" leadership capabilities and be dedicated to driving a strong revenue stream for sustainable operations in fulfilling the mission of Dialogue in the Dark (DID), particularly by engaging people of different backgrounds to create social impact.

Job Dimensions

❖ Staff Team: around 40 full-time and 30 part-time staff located in one office.

❖ Annual financial budget of over HK$ 20 million with major business operation serving over 40,000 guests from corporate, education, government and public segments through the operation of an exhibition center and delivery of over 400 experiential workshops and customized

Major Responsibilities
❖ To advocate and bring a new perspective of social inclusion, diversity and equality to the general public, corporate, tourism and education sectors of the community.
❖ To set strategic goals and directions of the Foundation and translate them into executable annual business and budget plans for the Board's approval.
❖ To develop strategic relationships with partners and external stakeholders to sustain reputable branding.
❖ To establish role model in high work ethics and integrity, and cultivate high team collaboration and employee engagement.
❖ To continuously innovate and enhance business models, processes and products for sustaining the business growth of the Foundation.
❖ To manage strategic presentations to funders and investors in sourcing funding and income for sustainable operations.
❖ To oversee the accountability and compliance of the Foundation laws of Hong Kong and the principles, standards and policies that the Foundation has adopted.
❖ To support the Board of Directors in areas of governance and strategic planning and monitoring.

Incumbent Requirements

❖ Degree holder; MBA will be an added advantage.

❖ At least 10 years of work experience in a senior management or leadership role in social enterprises, NGO, and/or business.

❖ Extensive network in commercial, government and NGO sectors, with strategic vision, tactical thinking, political savvy, strong business acumen and the ability for business alignment.

❖ High in work ethics and integrity; previous experience in advocating inclusive workplace as well as leading diverse teams e.g. with visual or hearing impaired employees is much preferred.

❖ Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; excellent command of spoken and written English and Chinese.

Click "Apply Now" to apply for this position or call Rebecca Chan at +852 3180 4933 for a confidential discussion. All information collected will be kept in strict confidence and will be used for recruitment purpose only.