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Project Renewal (Chief Operating Officer (Search closed))

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The successful candidate must believe in the core values of Project Renewal and be driven by its mission. The candidate should have proven experience in growing a complex multi-site organization and a demonstrated ability to both lead and build the capabilities of a dedicated and diverse team. The COO must be passionate about serving the organization’s clients and be energetic, opportunistic, a problem solver and able to respond to and resolve crises quickly and effectively.

Additional requirements are:

Results-proven track record of exceeding goals:
• Effective decision maker combining analysis, wisdom, experience and judgment.
• High level of business acumen.
• Effective business operator consistently achieving quality outcomes within budget.
• Demonstrated capacity for problem solving, project management and creative resourcefulness in a complex, fast -paced and changing environment.
• Prior non-profit experience with management of a multi-site organization in New York preferred.
• Demonstrated success in service delivery in a highly regulated environment.

Leadership and Organization:
• Exceptional capacity for managing and leading people.
• A team builder who has experience in managing organizational development, including complexity of systems and communication between programs.
• Capacity to help staff establish goals and objectives and to be accountable for outcomes, develop and empower top-notch leaders from the bottom up, cultivate entrepreneurship and learn the strengths and weaknesses of the team so as to put people in positions to succeed.
• Ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends and incorporate them into the organizational plan.
• Ability to assess, strategize and execute a plan.
• Ability to act and react as necessary in crisis situations with a balanced approach.
• Demonstrates leadership and a willingness to take unpopular stands when necessary.
• Thorough understanding of finance, systems and human resources.

Education/Experience:
• Undergraduate degree required, with an MBA or related advanced degree highly preferred.
• A minimum of ten years in a supervisory/managerial capacity.
• Experience with healthcare delivery and funding streams, homelessness organizations and/or other related agencies highly desirable.

Personal qualifications should include:
• Listening skills.
• Big picture thinker with a hands-on approach.
• Innovative and creative.
• Collaboration/team player.
• Analytical problem solver.