Regional Director (MMS)

The Methodist Missions Society (MMS) is the missions agency of The Methodist Church in Singapore (MCS). MMS seeks to establish indigenous churches supported by mission endeavors in communities across our region.

We have a vacancy for Regional Director (MMS).

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Lead and care for the assigned field teams of MMS.
  • Provide consultative and leadership guidance to Country Directors (CDs), field teams and Country Coordinators (CCOs) in the formulation and implementation of approved field strategies, goals, and budget to achieve the established goals.
  • Ensure that the effective organization structures are in place in the assigned field.
  • Together with CDs help build competent field teams to carry out the work effectively as well as plan and oversee leadership transitions on the assigned field.
  • Implement community development initiatives and plant new indigenous and disciple-making churches together with the CD.
  • Initiate dialogues with national church Pastors and leaders concerning the movement toward self‐sustainability.
  • Report regularly on the progress of the work in the field and the implementation status of approved plans and projects.
  • Ensure that effectiveness of funds budgeted/deployed to fulfil the mission through close monitoring together with the CD and CCO.
  • Ensure compliance with governance as provided in MCS and MMS policies.
  • Participate in the Church engagement group and governance groups in deliberating policy issues and compliance matters.
  • Organize intentional training and coaching for national pastors and lay leaders in consultation with the training committee.
  • Support Field Director (FD) and CD in developing human resources in the assigned mission fields.
  • Mentor, coach and develop CDs, national leaders and CCOs.
  • Lead and care for the respective field teams with the help of the CD, support group or individuals from MMS and partner Churches.
  • Visit the fields as necessary to engage, encourage and empower our missionaries and national leaders.
  • Assist MMS and MCS in special projects or events as assigned by Executive Director (ED).
  • Participates in ad-hoc projects/tasks as assigned by the ED and/or Bishop (e.g. Aldersgate events).
  • Preach/teach at churches and/or small groups.
  • Any other adhoc projects/tasks as assigned by supervisor.

Job Requirements

  • Possess a theological degree from a college recognized by MMS.
  • At least 7 years of ministry experience related to Christian missions in South East Asia region.
  • Strong spoken and written communication skills are required to collaborate with various key stakeholders.
  • Able to communicate effectively across many levels of committees headed by clergy and laity.
  • Able to work well independently and under challenging timelines.
  • Good project management knowledge in planning, implementation and monitoring.
  • Good business and financial knowledge.
  • Proficient in MS Office Application (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

To apply for the above vacancy, please send us a copy of your resume to

Please indicate the following information in your resume:

  • Current & expected salary
  • Reasons(s) for leaving current position
  • If successful, earliest date to commence work

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