Green Job of the Day: Managing Director, Environmental Business Cluster (San Jose, CA)

Green Job of the Day is a feature of Green Collar Blog which highlights a job opening pertaining to environmental or social responsibility.

Job: Managing Director
Organization: Environmental Business Cluster
Location: San Jose, CA

An excerpt of the job announcement follows below. You can review the complete job announcement here.

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The Managing Director reports to the CEO, and is responsible for the organization's consistent achievement of its mission and financial objectives. In program development and administration, the Managing Director will:

* Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
* Provide leadership in developing program, organizational and financial plans with the CEO and staff, and carry out plans and policies authorized by the CEO.
* Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.
* See that the CEO is kept fully informed on the condition of the organization and all important factors influencing it.
* Publicize the activities of the organization, its programs and goals.
* Establish sound working relationships and cooperative arrangements with community groups and organizations.
* Represent the programs and point of view of the organization to agencies, organizations, and the general public.
* Ensure that job descriptions are developed, that regular performance evaluations are held, and that sound human resource practices are in place.
* See that an effective management team, with appropriate provision for succession, is in place.
* Maintain a climate that attracts, keeps, and motivates a diverse staff of top quality people.
* Be responsible for developing and maintaining sound financial practices.
* Work with the staff and CEO in preparing a budget; see that the organization operates within budget guidelines.
* Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work.
* Creation and management of strategic business plan and operational plan.
* P&L Management
* Team Management
* Sponsorship revenue generation and management
* Grant and contract revenue generation and management
* Client assessment, coaching, and assistance
* Interface with all respective stakeholders
* Management of the Board of Advisors

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