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National Director for Guatemalan NGO

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The GOD'S CHILD Project
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Antigua Guatemala, Sacatepéquez Department, Guatemala
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Published 23 days ago

Our United States-based nonprofit organization is seeking a National Director for our established Guatemalan nonprofit organization. The right candidate that joins our leadership team will provide hands-on direction for our health, education, home-building, and legal rights organization, based near Antigua Guatemala.

This is a professional position and requires a committed individual skilled in Spanish with experience in organizational operations, networking, and institutional fundraising, willing to make a two-year commitment.

Honesty, integrity, and professionalism are required as this position is a role model in the local community.

To learn more about our international works, please visit: www.GodsChild.org, www.ITEMP.org, and www.AtkinsonCenter.org.

Overview:

As National Director, you will work to coordinate and administrate the unique and diverse team at Asociación Nuestros Ahijados (ANA). Part Project Manager and part Administrative Manager, you will assist in prioritizing and coordinating efforts across the team and the organization.

While some ongoing systems will provide predictable administrative support to you, there should be an expectation of adding value by managing projects, research, and execution of tasks, networking, and fund-raising opportunities in a fast-paced, dynamic team environment.

Your job will be to provide the necessary leadership, and program, business, and fundraising support for the ANA team in Guatemala. You will also positive represent ANA’s in-network charity, The GOD’S CHILD Project (GCP), as well as Patrick Atkinson, the founder and executive director of both charities, in public, private, government, and internal matters.

Qualifications:

·       Minimum education requirements of a bachelor’s degree (or equivalent work experience).

·       Flexibility, Creativity, Enthusiasm, Ingenuity

·       Fluency in Spanish

·       Transparent and high-integrity leadership.

·       High level strategic thinking and planning.

·       Ability to effectively communicate the organization’s mission to donors, volunteers and the overall community.

·        Demonstrated ability to oversee and collaborate with staff.

·       Solid organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation.

·       Strong financial management skills, integrity, decision-making and reporting.

·        Strong written and oral communication skills.

·        Strong public speaking ability.

·       Strong work ethic with a high degree of energy.

·       Effective and efficient management and decision making in times of emergency and crisis.

Responsibilities:

·       Lead ANA in a manner that supports and guides the organization’s mission and efforts as defined by the shared ANA and GCP mission statement.

·       Responsible for communicating effectively with the US support team and provide, in a timely and accurate manner, all required information necessary for program, business, strategic, and fundraising efforts.

·       Report to and work closely with GCP’s leadership team and seek their involvement in policy decisions, fundraising opportunities, and to increase overall visibility of the organization.

·       Responsible for fiscal management that generally anticipates operating within the approved budget, ensures optimal resource utilization, and maintenance of the organization in a positive financial

position.

·       Work with ANA’s in-country and international volunteer staff, US staff, local government entities and officials, and networked organizations to ensure ANA’s mission is fulfilled through program services, fundraising

development, strategic planning and implementation, and community outreach.

·       Establish and maintain relationships with outside organizations and cultivate those relationships to strategically enhance ANA and GCP’s mission, programs, and goals.

·       Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified in-country staff, supported by international volunteers.

·       Establish and enforce employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operations of the organization. 

Our United States-based nonprofit organization is seeking a National Director for our established Guatemalan nonprofit organization. The right candidate that joins our leadership team will provide hands-on direction for our health…

Details at a Glance

  • Time Commitment
    Full Time Schedule
  • Job Type
    Contract
  • Education
    4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional Level
    Managerial

Salary

This is a professional salaried position

Benefits

Other benefits include health and life insurance, travel, and holidays and PTO.

Other benefits include health and life insurance, travel, and holidays and PTO.

Level of Language Proficiency

English and Spanish are required for this position.

English and Spanish are required for this position.

Location

On-site
Antigua Guatemala, Guatemala

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Instructions:

The GOD'S CHILD Project (GCP) was founded in 1991 and is a non-denominational, non-political organization dedicated to providing health, education, housing, and sustainable development to impoverished individuals, families, and communities. For more information on GCP's programs, please visit www.GodsChild.org, www.ITEMP.org, and www.AtkinsonCenter.org. Each of these three web-sites are currently being renovated and updated. Thank you.

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