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Vice President of Operations

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Promundo-US
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Washington, DC
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Job Description 

Promundo-US is looking for a motivated and passionate candidate to join us as the Vice President for Operations.  Working under the supervision of Promundo’s President & CEO and in close partnership with the the Vice Presidents as well as the Finance and Operations team, the Vice President for Operations will govern the overall internal operations of the organization, evolve and build the systems that will position the organization for growth, and drive adoption of those systems. 

The successful candidate will be a strategic systems thinker with experience driving results in an entrepreneurial and cause-driven environment. They will have a proven track-record of successfully managing a wide range of simultaneous projects and kinds of projects, as an operational leader, will understand how to engage and activate individuals with widely varying backgrounds and in various countries, experiences and goals, and will bring levity and fun to a hard-working, ambitious team of nonprofit professionals.  

Specific responsibilities include:

Strategic Planning and Execution 

  • Ensure organizational health and excellence in program delivery by tracking and supporting financially sustainable programmatic decisions in close collaboration with the Director of Finance and the Vice Presidents
  • Ensure contract and procurement compliance in coordination with the Director of Finance and the Vice Presidents
  • Manage and address issues across multiple dimensions – strategy, operations, finance, talent, and technology – in order to guide the organization towards the achievement of its strategic goals  
  • Identify needs for operational scale, prioritizing those needs and assessing costs, executing initiatives and driving adoption

Systems Development and Management

  • Develop systems and processes necessary to create structure across finance, operations, and programs. Ensure systems and processes are flexible enough for application across Promundo’s varied partners, projects, and global reach.
  • Oversee Promundo’s human resources, finance and technology function in partnership with the Executive Team and the Finance and Operations Team.
  • In partnership with internal team members and consultants, utilize technology to streamline internal operations, programs, and meet the evolving needs of the organization
  • Evolve current systems to plan and track program revenue and staffing assignments in partnership with the Vice President of Programs and Research, the Director of Finance and the Operations Manager
  • Oversee, maintain and evolve organizational reporting and dashboards for leadership and board decision making 

Organizational and Financial Leadership

  • Provide strategic guidance and support on staffing, compliance, policy and leadership development, and financial health and planning 
  • Manage organizational communication systems and ensure that the workplace environment reflects organizational policies and values
  • Serve as a central owner for all organizational reports and dashboards. Work with staff to ensure sufficient upkeep and data entry
  • Liaise with the Executive Team and the board of directors in developing and executing on a long-term strategic vision for the organization that drives the financial health of the org, including a plan for diversified revenue streams and values-driven investments 
  • Model the organizational culture by demonstrating excellence and innovation, fostering collaboration, giving and receiving feedback openly and often, fostering diversity and inclusion at all levels, and maintaining a healthy sense of humor 

CANDIDATE REQUIREMENTS:

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Strategic thinker who can analyze and synthesize large amounts of data quickly, particularly financial data, draw conclusions and define solutions 
  • Comfort navigating ambiguous information and crafting a stable but flexible operational plan and financial systems to make decisions based on those variables, ideally with experience in working with foundation, multilateral, governmental and corporate funders  
  • Systems thinker who understands the symptoms of a challenge and can design broad operational solutions
  • An experienced leader who can onboard and train employees onto new processes and systems and drive adoption and accountability of those systems  
  • A superior written and oral communicator who can inspire people to action, and can effectively communicate complex messages
  • A strong people manager, interested in developing the talents of those who they are supervising, with experience leading high performing teams 
  • Previous experience with a wide array of donors and financial reporting systems, including government contracts and grants (US and elsewhere), foundations, and corporate partners
  • Financial management experience, including preparation of annual budgets, annual financial reports and experience liaising with auditing and accounting firms and subgrantees in diverse cultural contexts
  • Committed to working with diverse communities, stakeholders and partner organizations in diverse country settings; additional language skills are a plus
  • Strong attention to details
  • Experienced in working with or in both nonprofits and private sector firms in the US and internationally   
  • 10+ years of leadership and management experience, including in financial leadership skills
  • Enthusiastic about the mission of Promundo and commitment to putting our standards of gender equality and creating a diverse and equitable workplace, and alignment with the organizational values (see here). 

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Please view this description as a general overview, but not a mandatory comprehensive list. If you feel passionate about our efforts and believe that you have the skills to contribute and lead in this role, do apply. We want to hear from you! 

Promundo-US is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive working space for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, creed, national origin including ancestry, ethnicity, sex including pregnancy, gender, gender identity, gender expression, and transgender status, disability, alienage or citizenship status, military status, including past, current, or prospective service in the uniformed services, genetic information, predisposing genetic characteristics, marital status, domestic violence victim status, familial status, actual or perceived sexual orientation.

Job Description 

Promundo-US is looking for a motivated and passionate candidate to join us as the Vice President for Operations.  Working under the supervision of Promundo’s President & CEO and in close partnership with the the Vice…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Start Date
    September 1, 2021
  • Application Deadline
    July 11, 2021
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Executive

Salary

$115,000 - $130,000

Benefits

The position includes fully paid health insurance, four weeks paid leave (and supplemental parental and caregiving leave), and retirement benefits.  

The position includes fully paid health insurance, four weeks paid leave (and supplemental parental and caregiving leave), and retirement benefits.  

Level of Language Proficiency

  • English; additional language skills are a plus
  • English; additional language skills are a plus

Location

Temporarily Remote
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
Associated Location
1367 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC 20036, United States
Suite 310

How to Apply

To Apply

To apply, please send the following documents as one single PDF file labeled FirstNameLastName_VPOps no later than July 11, 2021, to jobs@promundoglobal.org:

  1. Cover letter
  2. Resume 
  3. Two professional references 


In addition:

●      Please write “Vice President of Operations” as the subject heading. 

●      Indicate if you are legally authorized to work in the United States. 


Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


To Apply

To apply, please send the following documents as one single PDF file labeled FirstNameLastName_VPOps no later than July 11, 2021, to jobs@promundoglobal.org:

  1. Cover letter…

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