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Operations Director Haiti

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Fort Jacques, Haiti

Job Type

Full Time

About the Role

The Operations Director (OD) is God’s Littlest Angels’ most senior leadership role in Haiti. The OD acts as the organization’s representative to local governments. The OD leads GLA’s strategy and operations in Haiti to fulfill the mission of “Providing exceptional neonatal care and a safe haven to the smallest, sickest, and most vulnerable children of Haiti.” The OD will serve our Haiti Campus overall direction, leading a high performing team, ensuring accountability for outcomes. A part of the USA team reporting directly to the Executive Director, making sure there is full alignment with the U.S. Board of Director’s approved strategy. The OD must be deeply comfortable with leading transformative change by example and through forward thinking in alignment with the organization’s vision, values, and Biblically based worldview.
This position reports directly to the executive director


Organization Mission and Strategy: Collaborates with local government agencies to ensure that the mission is fulfilled through programs, strategic planning, and community outreach.

  • Responsible for creation and implementation of strategic plan to ensure that GLA can successfully fulfill its mission into the future.

  • Responsible for implementation of GLA’s programs that carry out the organization’s mission.

  • Responsible for the enhancement of GLA’s image by being active and visible in the local community and by working closely with other professional, civic and private organizations.

  • Serve as GLA’s primary spokesperson to the organization’s local constituents and the public.

  • Establish and maintain relationships with various organizations and utilize those relationships to strategically enhance GLA’s Mission.

  • Ensure that the organization’s role in Haiti continuously evolves for maximum impact and relevance to the designated population group.

  • Responsible for communicating effectively with the executive director, providing, in a timely and accurate manner, all requested information and reports.

Human Resources

  • Responsible for the hiring and retention of competent, qualified staff to fill positions in Haiti.

  • Responsible for the supervision of the organization’s internal departments, allotting appropriate resources, ensuring appropriate records are kept, and setting target goals in accordance with organization’s objectives.

  • Responsible for department management/employee reviews, and when necessary, employee terminations.

  • Establish and adjust employment and administrative policies and procedures for all functions and for the day-to-day operation of the nonprofit in Haiti.

Organizational Operations: Oversees and implements appropriate resources to ensure that the operations of the organization are effective.

  • Responsible for effective administration of GLA operations in Haiti.

  • Responsible for the continued maintenance, and overall function of all the organizations facilities and operational assets.

  • Responsible for the security of the organization’s staff, residents, visitors, while on location.

  • Responsible for the creation and implementation of policies that protect children, staff, visitors, and patient’s families while on location.

  • Responsible to enforcement of policies that protect visitors while in country for the benefit of the organization.

  • Must cultivate and ensure a safe and healthy environment for all staff and visitors.

  • Responsible for supervising and providing support to the GLA Homologue.

  • Responsible for supervising and providing support to the General Manager.

  • Must ensure that the organization’s operations meet all local government requirements.

Financial Performance and Viability: Develops and implements effective resource management to maximize mission impact and ensure good stewardship.

  • Responsible for accurate and timely annual plans and budgeting.

  • Create realistic phased budgets for all programs and departments

  • Ensure efficient and fully compliant financial management in the allocation/budgeting, disbursement, and accounting for all resources.

  • Ensure proper use of financial record systems in country as well as data quality to enable reporting and analysis.

  • Responsible for review and signing of all local notes, agreements, and other instruments made and entered into and on behalf of the organization.

  • Oversee and deliver grant dispersant work on time with clear measurable impact and in full compliance with donor requirements and organizational policy.

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