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Associate Director, Sustainability Solutions

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We are looking for a passionate and creative change manager to motivate and guide health care leaders in designing and implementing sustainability strategies that yield impact. Applying the stages of sustainability framework, the Associate Director of Sustainability Solutions should have experience in strategy design and a proven track record in motivating individuals or organizations to realize their goals. Candidates should enjoy working as part of a team to apply programmatic strategy and have exceptional interpersonal and communications skills. 


Location:            This position can be a US-based remote position

Reports To:        Sustainability Solutions Director

FLSA Status:      Exempt

FTE Status:         FTE 1

Supervises:       None

Salary Range:  $80,000- $85,000 commensurate with skills and experience

Posting Date:   November 5, 2021

Closing Date:   November 19, 2021


Organizational Overview

Practice Greenhealth is the leading nonprofit membership and network organization for sustainable health care, delivering environmental solutions to more than 1,400 members throughout the United States. Founded on the principles of positive environmental stewardship within the health care community, Practice Greenhealth lends its expertise to organizations looking to create safer, healthier workplaces as well as improve the health of their patients, staff, and communities.

Working closely with Practice Greenhealth, Health Care Without Harm seeks to transform health care worldwide so the sector reduces its environmental footprint and becomes a leader in the global movement for environmental health and justice.


Position Description

Manages the first year experience of all new hospital and health system partners. Contributes to the design of the Sustainability Solutions Team strategic objectives through partner strategy planning, product development, lead generation for Advisory Services, and new network benefit offerings. Supports team portfolio assignments and management following the first year experience. Supports Director of Sustainability Solutions in management of the Sustainability Solutions Team and as a liaison with Health Care Without Harm program teams.


Primary Objectives

  • Contribute as a member of the Sustainability Solutions team to a culture that emphasizes quality, continuous improvement, strategic prioritization and in collaboration with the Growth & Marketing team. 
  • Onboard all new partners and lead the management of Year 1 partners. 
  • Assists with evaluating baseline assessment results, co-creating strategy for Year 1 partners, and making recommendations for assigning the partner to a Sustainability Strategy Manager for long-term, ongoing management (Year 2+). 
  • Advises partners on how to identify and implement their operational and environmental improvement goals with an emphasis on measurable outcomes which capture environmental and health equity benefits, strategic organizational priorities and cost savings.
  • Working within a team to enhance partner support continuously working to improve tools, resources and educational offerings to demonstrate Practice Greenhealth as the “go to” source for the latest and most relevant health care environmental sustainability information.
  • Works with the Growth & Marketing manager to cultivate and manage leads for Advisory Services, helping to qualify and differentiate partner benefits from advisory services products.
  • Identifies strategic partners appropriate to assist in the delivery of service or contribute content as needed.


Essential Functions

Leadership and Oversight

  • Work closely with the Sustainability Solutions Director to continually assess the progress of new member facilities, determining when to transition them to the next stage and which resources and offerings will support their growth.
  • Collaborate with the Growth & Marketing team to help reach new partners, as well as maintain a high member retention rate.
  • Make formal presentations as assigned and support new partner recruitment, as requested.
  • Ensure alignment and integration of Health Care Without Harm strategic programmatic priorities. Create a process to further integrate HCWH programmatic efforts with Practice Greenhealth partner benefits

Engagement and Service Delivery

  • Execute and deliver the first year experience for new Practice Greenhealth partners. This includes guiding the design of a strategic plan, weaving in facility or system specific priorities, and layering in all other touchpoints with Practice Greenhealth and Health Care Without Harm that add value.
  • Make formal presentations as assigned and support new partner recruitment, as requested. 
  • Provide outstanding customer service to meet and exceed the facility partner’s needs by contributing to the design and deployment of standardized engagement methodologies, connecting with other network partners, responding timely to requests, and resolving issues.
  • Encourage and support partners’ participation in the annual Practice Greenhealth Environmental Excellence awards program and other data collection/benchmarking processes.

Sustainability Solutions Team Support 

  • Contribute to collaborative projects such as website improvement, webinar and resource development, peer-to-peer cohorts and working groups, CleanMed session planning and moderating, and award application process support.
  • Actively use the association management system (NetForum) to input and extract data to support effective internal virtual communication.  
  • Gather data as needed to support partners and the Sustainability Solutions team. Compile statistical reports and studies for data-informed project design.
  • Participate in regular internal planning and coordination calls.  
  • Act as representative for the team at internal department and program meetings.

Knowledge Advancement and Collection

  • Connect partner contacts to organizational resources to address environmental health issues and apply interventions. Areas include but are not limited to: fundamentals of sustainability, climate health, energy and water conservation, minimization of chemicals of concern, waste management/minimization, healthy foods, sustainable procurement, transportation, education, and building design.
  • Pursue ongoing group and individual professional development opportunities to enhance knowledge, understanding, and skills related to industry topics such as environmental stewardship, leadership engagement, change management. 
  • Participate in the product (resources, tools, content, etc.) development pipeline with the Growth & Marketing team.
  • Support partners in the development of strategy for effective assessment, analysis and recognition of sustainability performance.


Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: BA or BS. Combined experience/education as a substitute for minimum education.
  • Minimum Experience: 3 years in a service oriented capacity
  • Minimum Field of Expertise: Project management, change management, membership 
  • Preferred Field of Expertise: Healthcare sector and/or sustainability industries, leadership role in a membership organization 


Job-Specific Competencies Required:

  • Strategic approach and change management: Ability to think strategically and creatively, with experience applying change management methodology to change mindsets and insight action. 
  • Project Management - Knowledge and experience in project management. Ability to build rapport while managing multiple initiatives at the same time. 
  • Membership or Service orientation - Experience working in a service or membership organization
  • Team Approach: Ability to work as part of a team with experience providing oversight to others to track, measure, and achieve strategic goals.
  • Healthcare Sustainability: Basic understanding of technical components of healthcare sustainability such as waste management, energy/water conservation, climate change connections to public health, chemical management, supply chain effects, sustainable food, green building design and construction.
  • Written Content: Ability to effectively write email communication, concise web content
  • Communication Skills: Comfort speaking in front of audiences, comfort in speaking with and effectively communicating to senior-level internal and external stakeholders
  • Computer Skills: Ability to work with Microsoft Office products such as Word, Power Point, Excel and Google products such as Google Drive and Google Documents. Previous knowledge or ability to easily pick up on use of a CRM and internal communication tool like Slack. 

We are looking for a passionate and creative change manager to motivate and guide health care leaders in designing and implementing sustainability strategies that yield impact. Applying the stages of sustainability framework, the…

Resumo dos Detalhes

  • Comprometimento de Tempo
    Carga Horária Integral
  • Prazo para Inscrições
    19 de novembro de 2021
  • Educação
    Ensino Superior Requerido
  • Nível profissional
    Profissional
Salário
USD $80.000 - USD $85.000
/ ano

Benefícios

What’s In It For You?

  • Work for an organization where the mission is inspiring and your colleagues care deeply for the mission and the network of people carrying out that mission.
  • Play a key role in helping drive growth, influence impact, and advance efforts to create a more sustainable health care sector and community.
  • Be part of an inspirational global network.
  • Fantastic benefits!

What’s In It For You?

  • Work for an organization where the mission is inspiring and your colleagues care deeply for the mission and the network of people carrying out that mission.
  • Play…

Localização

Virtual
O trabalho pode ser executado em qualquer lugar de Estados Unidos
Local Associado
Reston, VA, USA

Como se inscrever

To Apply or Inquire

Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth are committed to cultivating and sustaining culturally and ethnically diverse organizations, and to the principles that promote inclusive practices. We believe that systems can only be transformed when a diversity of voices, perspectives, and lived experiences are a part of the movement for change. We are dedicated to building a diverse staff with expertise and interest in addressing systemic racism within our organization and to serve the mission of the organizations in respectful ways. Health Care Without Harm/Practice Greenhealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply, upload a cover letter along with your resume to Stacia Clinton, Chief Program Officer, via this link. Questions can be addressed to jobs@hcwh.org. Only competitive candidates will be invited to participate further in the recruitment process. Closing date to submit applications, resumes and/or cover letters is on November 19, 2021

To Apply or Inquire

Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth are committed to cultivating and sustaining culturally and ethnically diverse organizations, and to the…

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