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Vice President Organizational Planning
Vice President of Organizational Planning and Operations is responsible for
ensuring that cost effective operations and infrastructure are in place to
support all staff and volunteers. The VP ensures that the organization is
well positioned in a rapidly evolving and competitive environment by being
an agent for ongoing organizational change. The position ensures that
strategies are clearly understood by all stakeholders and that the
organization achieving its strategic goals at the optimum pace. In
conjunction with the President and Management Team this position identifies
and leads new business development opportunities. Also ensures highly
productive relationships and partnerships for the benefit of the
In conjunction with the President, this position acts as a representative and ambassador to promote positive relationships and strong partnerships for the benefit of the organization.
This position reports directly to the President.
The Vice President, Organizational Planning and Operations provides leadership to and directs the Finance & Administration, Information Technology, Research and Donor Services (gift & pledge processing) Departments. The incumbent sets goals, monitors work, and evaluates results to ensure that departmental and organizational objectives and operating requirements are met and are in line with the needs and mission of the organization.
This position works closely with the President, Vice President Donor/Community Relations, Board Executive, Board of Directors, Committees of the Board and senior staff to set overall organizational policies and priorities. Works with senior volunteers to develop long-term goals, policies and strategies to ensure successful operations, fund-raising and community initiatives. Considers and analyses the implications of proposed actions and decisions by individual areas on the whole of the organization.
The VP assists other leaders both directly and by putting them in contact with others who share their passions and from whom they can learn and by helping them to understand the support that organizational change initiatives need from them.
In order to further the organizationís mission the position works directly with community leaders, executive directors, major donors/funders, government officials, and senior staff/board members.
As a senior staff leader the VP is accountable for overall organizational performance. The VP participates in and nurtures broad networks of alliances with others to exchanges knowledge and information about learning and change in support of change initiatives.
ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Leadership & Change Management
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