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Chief Operating Officer

Women Deliver has an immediate opening in its New York Office for a Chief Operating Officer. This newly created position, working closely with the CEO, will provide leadership, management and vision necessary to ensure the organization has proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to effectively grow the organization and to ensure financial strength and operating efficiency. This is accomplished through a respectful, constructive and energetic style guided by the mission and objectives of the organization.

Essential Duties:

  • Work closely with CEO in implementing Women Deliver strategy as well as overall leadership of organization.
  • Provide day to day leadership and management to organization that mirrors mission and core values of organization for continual renewal and growth.
  • Participate in strategic planning for the organization as a whole and for individual programs.
  • Manage organization programs with understanding relationship between finance and programs.
  • Lead and manage organization to achieve and surpass business goals and objectives.
  • Measure and communicate effectiveness of both internal and external processes.  Make changes where necessary while collaborating with management team to develop plans for operational infrastructure of systems, processes and personnel.  Provide timely, accurate and complete reports on state of organization.
  • Spearhead development, communication and implementation of effective growth strategies relevant to non-profit organization.
  • Motivate and lead a high performance team including attracting and retaining personnel.
  • Lead by example, coach, and mentor for career development.

Experience, Qualifications, and Education:

  • Minimum of 7-10 years hands-on management experience preferably within a global non-profit environment. 
  • Experience and desire to work in a small non-profit organization with approximately 20 employees.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic and financial planning with ability to analyze and communicate that information.  Knowledge of Technology, Law, and HR.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment. 
  • Critical problem solving, strategic thinking, and decision-making skills to be able to negotiate and resolve conflicts, if necessary.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to remain calm under pressure.  Ability to multi-task while setting priorities often within a fast-paced environment.
  • Excellent oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of grant funding processes and procedures including audit requirements.
  • Conference Experience, a plus
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.
  • Eligible to work in the United States.
  • BA/BS /MA/MS in business or related field required.

If interested, please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Linda Stone at lstone@womendeliver.org. Responses without salary requirements will not be considered.

Women Deliver is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Manager, Public/Private Sector Engagement

Women Deliver has an immediate opening in it New York Office for a Manager of Public/Private Sector Engagement. This position will manage Women Deliver’s private sector functions aligned with the organization’s goals and initiatives.

Essential Duties:

  • Conduct landscape analysis to define Women Deliver’s value propositions for current and prospective private sector partners. Adapt private sector strategy based on findings and constantly monitors the landscape to ensure Women Deliver’s strategy aligns with relevant trends and opportunities.
  • Manage Women Deliver’s C Exchange, including, but not limited to coordination of events, organization of outreach efforts, and recruitment of new corporations to work with Women Deliver.
  • Build and manage relationships with Women Deliver’s partners, including, but not limited to donors and sponsors.
  • Work with internal staff and consultants to develop traditional and social media strategies to promote Women Deliver’s partnership programs.
  • Assure all communications and materials related to the public/private partnership initiatives are compelling, current, accurate, and complete.
  •  Assist in drafting grant proposals and sponsorship agreements.
  • Participate in other partnership initiatives, including, but not limited to Every Women Every Child and Clinton Global Initiative.
  • Liaise with members of Women Deliver’s advocacy team, Young Leaders Program team and communication team to ensure the overall partnership engagement strategies are aligned with the overall strategic plans of the organization
  • Serve as an effective spokesperson and representative to support and advance Women Deliver’s objectives at select meetings and conferences.
  • Coordinate and support Women Deliver’s senior leadership’s partnership and outreach efforts including developing evidence-based briefs on current and prospective partners, identifying and securing thought leadership opportunities, drafting talking points, responding to relevant partner inquiries and moments with messages and materials, and other documents as necessary.
  • Provide support in producing a diverse range of partnership communications materials including messaging documents, presentations, meeting notes, articles, op-eds, blogs, web and social media content.
  • Conduct other duties as assigned.

Experience, Qualifications and Education:

  •  BA/BS and Master’s Degree required.
  •  Minimum 4-6 years of work experience, working with diverse cultures on global health or international development campaigns, programs, or initiatives. Within this experience, at least 3-5 years should be in new business development and/or public-private partnerships.
  • Strong understanding of private sector initiatives related to global health and gender equality.
  • Proven interpersonal and relationship building skills to work with diverse individuals and groups on all levels.
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks and work independently while meeting tight deadlines.
  • Ability to apply strategic and creative thinking, while being persistent, motivated, proactive, energetic, and detail-oriented.
  • Superb writing and editing skills with professional communication and presentation skills in English.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to diplomatically handle sensitive situations with key stakeholders, cultures, and organizations to ensure productive partnerships.
  • Ability to design and implement creative, analytical approaches to improve partnerships and projects.
  • Proven problem solving and complex decision-making skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as effectively in a team environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office, including Word, Excel and adept at creating professional Power Point presentations.
  • Intermediate budgeting skills.
  • Fluency in Spanish and/or French, a plus
  • Ability to travel about 20%, both domestically and internationally.
  • Must be eligible work in the United States.

If interested, please send resume, cover letter and salary requirements to Linda Stone at lstone@womendeliver.org.

Women Deliver is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Senior Manager of Finance and Administration

Women Deliver believes that when the world invests in girls and women, everybody wins. As a leading global advocate for girls’ and women’s health, rights, and wellbeing, Women Deliver brings together diverse voices and interests between civil society, UN agencies, governments, the private sector, and youth constituencies, to drive progress in gender equality and maternal, sexual, and reproductive health and rights (SRHR).
Women Deliver has an immediate opening in its New York City office for a Senior Manager of Finance and Administration. This position is accountable for effective, efficient, streamlined financial and accounting systems. The Senior Manager will report to the Chief Operating Officer.

Essential Duties:

  • Oversees Women Deliver’s financial processes including payroll and benefits, occupancy (lease, utilities, housekeeping, and security) and, contracting.
  • Prepares monthly, quarterly, and annual financial reporting for Women Deliver’s senior staff and/or Board Members.
  • Prepares with Finance Manager, monthly and year end closings including data entry.
  • Manages budgeting, financial reporting/forecasting, and cash flow for operations, administration, and programs, including, but not limited to, working with other staff members on grants and contracts, approving all check requests, and administering credit card and bank accounts.
  • Coordinates audit and tax reporting (990) activities and assures that the annual audits and tax reports are done in a timely fashion and are clean
  • Analyzes financial performance against metrics and documents with pertinent financial highlights that will enable senior staff to determine progress against budget.
  • Identifies, researches, and analyzes potential financial improvements.  Makes proposals, when appropriate, based on findings, for operational changes (policy, procedures, and processes).
  • Prepares grant budgets with program staff and financial reports; ensures reports are submitted in timely fashion; coordinates requests from donors for reports, disbursement requests, and submission of supporting documents.
  • Oversees, administers, and negotiates with Human Resources contracts, insurance plans/policies (e.g., liability, D&O, Worker’s Compensation, Retirement, Health, Dental, Life, AD&D, Long Term Disability, and Short Term Disability).
  • Manages vendor relationships such as IT contractors, brokers, accounting/payroll service providers.
  • Assures that Women Deliver is compliant with all federal and state regulations related to finance and fundraising.
  • Assists in creating sponsorship packages and monitoring of such.
  • Implements effective processes and controls for special events such as the Family of Women Festival, etc.
  • Participates in developing new funding opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Experience, Qualifications and Education:

  • Minimum of 5 years hands-on management/supervisory experience preferably within a non-profit environment. Small organization and international experience, a plus.
  • Knowledge and proven applications of professional financial and accounting principles, concepts, and techniques in a non-profit environment.
  • Significant experience in budget, audit, compliance, legal, and grant administration.
  • Bookkeeping experience, as necessary.
  • Ability to translate financial concepts to programmatic and fundraising staff.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Applications, QuickBooks.
  • Ability to prepare and present financial reports.
  • Collaborative spirit, with excellent interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Donor report writing skills, an advantage.
  • Ability to collaborate with multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic staff members.
  • Ability to work within a fast-paced environment, to handle multiple priorities simultaneously and to adapt to changing circumstances.
  • Highly organized and detail oriented.
  • Eligibility to work in the United States.
  • BA/BS and MBA or MA/MS (finance or accounting) required
  • Working knowledge of Women Deliver’s external and internal stakeholder’s, a plus.

 If interested, please send cover letter, resume and salary requirements to Linda Stone at lstone@womendeliver.org.  Responses without salary requirements will not be considered.

Women Deliver is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

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