Executive Director

Company Name:
Children's Nutrition Program of Haiti
General
The
executive
Director (ED) leads the operations of the Childrens Nutrition Program of Haiti (CNP) in the USA and Haiti, and is the catalyst for the overall success of the organization. The ED is responsible for developing, marketing and managing programs; directing communications within CNP including Haitian partners and staff, with outside groups, and donors; initiating and maintaining collaborative interface with other NGOs, including contracts and subcontracts; fundraising, and responsible management of finances, including timely reporting; adapting to emerging needs and realities in Haiti; evaluating program effectiveness; and developing and maintaining a close working relationship with the Board of Directors. This
position
is based in Chattanooga, TN.
Responsibilities
Reports to the Board of Directors
In partnership with the Board of Directors, establishes long and short range plans, policies, goals and objectives and performs independently within the guidelines of the Articles of Incorporation and the related Bylaws
Manages USA and Haitian based staff and interns. In the USA, this management takes the form of direct oversight. In Haiti, an additional level of management is present in the person of the Country Program Director. Thus Haitian staff and personnel receive direct oversight from the Country Program Director who in turn reports to the ED
Directs, guides and works with the Haiti based Country Program Director in all aspects of Haiti operations, including human resources and program evaluation and reporting
Working in collaboration with the Haiti based Country Program Director, leads and supervises the development of new program activities
Identifies, solicits, and manages current and potential donors including maintenance of effective communication and ongoing relationships with donors regarding the use of their funds
Writes, maintains and manages existing grants
With consultation and collaboration as needed, develops well-designed research studies to measure program outcomes. Presents results of research/program activities with evidence based criteria in a variety of public and private venues and provides for dissemination in scholarly journals as well as in-house publications
Travels to Haiti and US sites and professional meetings as needed to support program activities and development
Prepares and presents an annual budget, with collaboration from the Finance Director and the Country Program Director, to the Board of Directors and assures that the Board receives accurate monthly financial reports
Provides ongoing, accurate financial accounting including maintenance of the financial management system
Oversees the monitoring and evaluation of all programs
Collaboratively creates and then oversees strategic planning of the organization
Produces regular publications, web based products, annual reports, newsletters and funding development materials
Works with Haiti staff to produce daily high quality social media postings
Maintains a current passport and necessary USA work documents. CNP is not able to help with obtaining work documents
Qualifications
A graduate degree such as an MBA, MPH or equivalent degree
Minimum of 5 years in an Executive Director role
International Public Health experience
Established track record of success in grant writing
Demonstrated excellence in oral and written communications including persuasive presentation skills
Excellent interpersonal skills as well as the desire and proven capacity to develop and nurture ongoing donor relationships; interact effectively with staff, professional partners and colleagues; and work collaboratively with the Board of Directors
A demonstrated record of effective leadership including creating a vision, mission and complementary planning, and a demonstrated ability in team building, communication skills, and creative conflict resolution
Professional level experience in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Competence in Quickbooks preferred
Competence in French or Haitian Kreyol strongly preferred
How to apply: Send CV and cover letter to . Only short listed candidates will be notified.

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