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General Manager

ArdenVent
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Your Impact

We are looking for an entrepreneurial minded individual who can lead our organization to develop product, revenue streams, and customers in the non-profit operational environment.  You will be an exceptional steward of the organization’s financial assets and its volunteers’ time.  Your previous leadership experience in non-governmental or health service organizations allows you to prioritize projects, allocate resources, and motivate the team to complete its objectives.  Your industry experience will guide the organization through its most pressing needs to include fundraising, market development, and regulatory compliance/approval.  You will conduct weekly meetings with directors to steer their efforts, and you will make tough decisions in a lean start-up environment.  The integrity and passion you bring to every decision motivates each volunteer to do the same as we strive to fulfill our mission.  This role has supreme influence on the success of the organization and equally provides an immense opportunity to change the lives of many in our underprivileged communities around the world.

The General Manager must have a superb command of the english language and be comfortable leading non-native english speakers through complex, and at times, technical situations. 

 

Your Responsibilities

Define go-to-market strategy Direct day-to-day operations Prioritize business objectives Coach functional directors Recruit talented leaders Ensure regulatory compliance Oversee fundraising and business development Prepare comprehensive budgets and financial reports Build partnerships with other non-profits and NGOs Develop leaders within the organization Liaise with the Board of Directors Engage volunteer workforce

 

Requirements

Leadership in non-governmental or health service organization, or technical start-up Seasoned fundraiser and business developer (with a focus on contributors from the USA) Experience in multi-national program management Experience bringing products to market Highly ethical behavior Effective communicator and motivator Exceptional interpersonal skills (Preferred) Masters in Business Administration or equivalent (Preferred) Familiarity with FDA (or equivalent) medical device approval process (Preferred) Existing relationships/contacts with established NGOs (IRC, WHO, UNICEF, etc)