|Food Bank Name||Second Harvest Heartland
Maplewood, , MN
|Post Date||October 26, 2017|
|Job Title||Chief Operations and Programs Officer|
|Description||Chief Operations and Programs Officer position available in Maplewood, MN.|
The COPO will have a multi-faceted mandate. Charged with overseeing many of the operational aspects of the organization, the new executive will have significant responsibility for the very heart of the organization, providing the executional capabilities that will turn the strategic plan from a board-mandated aspiration into working reality. There are several key components:
1. PREPARE THE ORGANIZATION FOR VASTLY INCREASED DEMAND
2. SUPPORT END-TO-END QUALITY IN OPERATIONS, PROGRAMS AND CUSTOMER SERVICE
3. DRIVE DIVERSE TALENT AND PROVIDE LEADERSHIP INTERNALLY AND EXTERNALLY
Second Harvest Heartland offers a competitive benefits package to include:
|Deadline||November 17, 2017|
|How to Apply|
|About the Organization||
SHH was created on October 1, 2001, when Second Harvest Greater Minneapolis and Second Harvest St. Paul joined forces to bring together more than 44 years of combined history and experience to the fight against hunger.
Reporting to the President/CEO, the Chief Operations and Programs Officer (COPO) serves on the Executive Leadership Team and works collaboratively with the CFO and Chief Philanthropy Officer. The COPO is the senior position responsible for driving and overseeing all end-to-end sourcing and distribution of meals to our community, including partner relations and programs. The COPO is also responsible for leading growth initiatives and executing the strategic plans of the organization.
The COPO is responsible for the development of sustainable, effective business processes and organizational learning to drive business excellence. She/he will assist in raising the skills and abilities of staff at all levels to use continuous improvement strategies and techniques. The COPO will support excellence in SHH’s core business operations and must be a creative, strategic thinker to incorporate new initiatives into their work. The position must hire and support exceptional staff to manage the largest part of Second Harvest Heartland’s business.
The COPO has accountability for $100 million of the annual budget with 7 direct reports and overall responsibility for approximately 100 employees. The COPO will oversee all operating divisions, including field services, transportation, food sourcing and food bank operations.
Second Harvest Heartland is an equal opportunity employer.