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DIRECTOR OF BUSINESS PLANNING AND OPERATIONS

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CARE USA | Atlanta, GA
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The Program Partnerships and Learning (PPL) Division of CARE USA has an exciting opportunity for a key strategic role to enable lasting impact across CARE. The PPL Division is made up of 140 people, across multiple continents, and includes the Impact & Learning team, Markets and Business Approaches including CARE Social Ventures and CARE Enterprises, the Competitive Bids Unit, the global lead teams for Sexual and Reproductive Health, Food and Water Systems, and Education.

This position will support and work closely with the VP, PPL in business planning and strategic and operational alignment across all of the teams mentioned above. It will create and oversee effective planning across the department in alignment with CI program and organizational strategies and monitor and report against performance milestones and metrics. It will also liaise with other key Program and Support departments organizationally to achieve the above requirements.

The functions of the PPL team are evolving, and this role will drive change management best practices, along with the Senior Leadership team of PPL to enable transformational change. This includes developing and supporting internal and external communications, leading staff advisory groups, supporting employee engagement initiatives, and leading on equity & inclusion initiatives. The Director will seek opportunities to support an aligned and engaged workforce to be more agile and responsive to organizational change.

This role will also have financial and administrative oversight across all of PPL, to include ensuring $x is resourced and aligned strategically. This will involve working with each department to continue to drive business model alignment with organizational needs and resource opportunities. Process improvement will also be important to achieving team effectiveness and will involve identifying and helping to solution and implement internal process changes as well as advocate and collaborate process change outside of PPL’s immediate control. Introducing and leading processes on modern, technology enabled platforms to improve business operations, agility, and team effectiveness will also be critical.

The VP PPL will delegate to this position leadership responsibility as required and this person may be expected to attend Executive Management Team and other senior teams on behalf of the department.

Responsibilities:

  • Business execution
  • Change management
  • Financial and administration management
  • Process improvement
  • Other support or ad hoc responsibilities for/with VO, PPL team

Qualifications:

  • College degree
  • 10+ years experience in mid-level and senior positions
  • Staff management and business planning and operations experience
  • Advanced communication skills - written, verbal, digital
  • Demonstrated experience in critical thinking & analytical skills to be able to navigating complex contexts and situations
  • Demonstrated experience in working with leadership to help make strategic and key decisions in a complex setting Experience in leading change management
  • Excellent interpersonal and influencing skills
  • Ability to partner with all levels of the organization, including senior leaders and cross-functional team members
  • Ability to lead projects independently - creating, engaging stakeholders
  • Demonstrated experience making commitments, setting priorities, and delivering results on time
  • Flexible work style and ability to adapt to diverse teams and requirements
  • Excellent time management, organization, analytical, problem solving, and listening skills
  • Experienced with principles of financial management or business cycle process planning
  • Experience influencing organizational or team culture through identified values and behaviors, and actionable steps to improve

The Program Partnerships and Learning (PPL) Division of CARE USA has an exciting opportunity for a key strategic role to enable lasting impact across CARE. The PPL Division is made up of 140 people, across multiple continents, and includes the…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • 4-Year Degree Required

Location

151 Ellis Street Northeast, Atlanta, GA 30303

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