Executive Director of Operations
Reports to the Kwahn Board
Basic Job Purpose/Function:
Responsible for the overall management of the Economic Development Corporation including administration, operations, finances, analyzing, planning, forecasting, and reporting to Kwahn Board of Directors
Essential Job Duties:
v Manage all functions of the Kwahn administrative office including all personnel action.
v Directs and oversees the day-to-day operations of the corporation’s business ventures by coordinating with the on-site management team.
v Develop short and long range strategic plans for the corporation’s business direction.
v Responsible for the profitability of the corporation.
v Develops and implements financial policies of the corporation to provide funding for new or continuing operation to maximize returns on investments.
v Manage the financial aspects of the corporation including accounting, and preparation of operation and capital business direction.
v Reviews activity reports and financial statements to determine progress and status in attaining objectives and revises objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions.
v Develops and implements corporate operational policies to coordination functions and operations between the Kwahn Administration and business entities.
v Develops and implements methods and systems to collect and measure data, utilizing knowledge of available sources and various econometric sampling techniques.
v Compiles research data into reports and recommendations for future business ventures or market changes to existing business ventures.
v Prepare monthly divisional reports for the Board to include P&L statement, YTD Budget, Capital YTD Statement, and all other summaries needed to keep the Board informed.
v Other duties as assigned by the Board.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITES:
Superior knowledge and skills in the area of economic development and entrepreneurial management. Capable of effectively interfacing with all levels of business contacts to initiate and manage business relationships. Outstanding knowledge of project management, analytical research, financial and operational management. Working knowledge and experience in developing and administering corporation policies and procedures. Strong work ethic, self-confident, self-starter and honest individual capable of succeeding in the Tribal business and in good standing with the Tribe.
v BS/BA and MBA is a plus.
v Ten years of executive level responsibility.
v Management in a team environment.
v Documented experience in financial and operations management.
v Strong knowledge of computers and other electronic communications tools.
v Ability to manage multiple types of business ventures simultaneously.
Capable of working extended hours, standing, bending, sitting and stooping as needed for extended periods of time. Must be able to read and write reports for board to understand.