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Chief Operating Officer

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United Against Human Trafficking


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Published 14 days ago

February 22, 2021
February 22, 2021

Leadership & Management:

  • Serve as the internal leader of the organization

·       Cultivate the values of UAHT within the organization

  • Works closely with department leaders to improve performance outcomes by strengthening integration and collaboration in service delivery
  • Lead the performance management process that measures and evaluates progress towards goals for the organization
  • Maintain a continuous line of communication, keeping the CEO informed of all critical issues
  • Provide strong day-to-day leadership presence for all staff
  • Support an open-door policy among all staff
  • Lead, coach, develop, and retain UAHT’s employees
  • Responsible for the fiscal management of agency operations
  • Works closely with the finance team to meet the fiscal goals of the organization
  • Participate in the execution of the annual budget process

 

Programs, Human Resources, and Technology

  •  Ensure ongoing programmatic excellence, rigorous program evaluation, and consistent quality of programs, operations, and administration
  • Leads and develops a program team across multiple locations and over various functions
  • Elevate current programs and services and increase key impact measurements
  • Ensure that all programmatic partnerships are functioning successfully
  • Regularly evaluate program components to measure successes that can be effectively communicated to the board, funders, and partners
  • Oversee and upgrade the overall strategy, purpose, and vision of the Human Resources department: benefits, payroll, 403b, recruitment, training and development, culture, performance management, and succession planning
  • Instill an employee professional development and “coaching” culture within UAHT
  • Analyze the current technology infrastructure and scope out the next level of information technology and agency systems that support the growth of specific programs and the organization overall

 

Capacity Building:

  • Work in partnership with the CEO and senior leadership team to push forward the strategic plan and implement new processes and approaches to achieve it
  • Ensures effective systems to track scaling progress
  • Recommend timelines and resources needed to achieve the strategic goals
  • Continues to move the agency forward, while building operational infrastructure to support the mission and strategic vision

Qualifications:

The successful candidate must believe in the core values of United Against Human Trafficking and be driven by the mission. The candidate should demonstrate a passion for leading change. We are seeking a candidate that has proven experience in scaling an organization and a demonstrated ability to both lead and build infrastructure

Additional requirements:

  • Results-proven track record of exceeding goals and a bottom-line orientation; evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; high level of business acumen including successful financial management; the ability to balance the delivery of programs against the realities of a budget; and problem solving, project management, and creative resourcefulness
  • Strategic Vision and Agility-ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organizational plan
  • Capacity Building—ability to effectively build organization and staff capacity, developing a top-notch workforce and the processes that ensure the organization runs smoothly
  • Leadership and Organization-exceptional capacity for managing and leading people; a team builder who has experience in scaling organizations; ability to connect staff both on an individual level and in large groups; capacity to enforce accountability, develop and empower leaders and learn the strengths and weaknesses of the team to put people in a position to succeed
  • Action Oriented—enjoys working hard and looks for challenges; able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; not afraid to take charge of a situation; can overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stands when necessary
  • General Management—thorough understanding of programs, operations, and human resources; broad experience with the full range of agency functions and systems, including strategic planning, budgeting, finance, information systems, and development
  • Solid educational background—Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree highly preferred
  • At least 5-7 years of senior management experience at a non-profit; track record of effectively leading and scaling a performance and outcomes based organization and staff; ability to point to specific examples of having operationalized strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth
  • Strong quantitative, presentation, and crisis intervention skills
  • Significant experience with high-risk, low-income, and vulnerable populations
  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed

Leadership & Management:

  • Serve as the internal leader of the organization

·       Cultivate the values of UAHT within the organization

  • Works closely with department leaders to improve performance outcomes by strengthening integration…

Details at a glance

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

Level of Language Proficiency

English

English

Location

6671 Southwest Freeway, Suite 220, Houston, TX 77074

How to Apply

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Human Resources at hr@uaht.org. The application deadline will be open until filled. To learn more about the organization, visit www.uaht.org 

To apply for this position, please submit a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to Human Resources at hr@uaht.org. The application deadline will be open until filled. To…

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