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CURE International

CURE Clubfoot Operations Director

CURE International
Lemoyne, Pennsylvania, United States

Date Posted: 12/06/2013
Categories: Missions/Domestic
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

CURE International has an exciting opportunity for the right person for its CURE Clubfoot Operations Director position.   


The CURE Clubfoot Operations Director provides for the operational, financial and spiritual oversight of the global Clubfoot program and is the primary liaison between field-based regional managers and CURE International headquarters.  The Director serves as the primary administrative officer and will oversee program operations to ensure execution of program goals and growth plans, and that these plans are executed according to CURE minimum operating standards. 


Qualified candidates will possess a bachelor’s degree; preferred in business administration or related field and/or PT or OT professional. Preference will be given to candidates with previous experience with clubfoot treatment and rehabilitation and/or international non-profit management; Fluency in English required and at least one foreign language preferred.    


Qualified candidates will also possess a minimum 5 years experience with program operations, hospital administration or international project management. Prefer previous experience in the medical field and/or with an NGO organization providing healthcare services. Some international travel experience preferred. 


The successful candidate will also have the ability to assess risk, implement strategy, select people and measure performance; excellent conflict management and problem solving skills; excellent communications, public relations and listening skills; demonstrated ability to cope with and manage change; understanding of IT systems; strong financial management skills, ability to build and maintain relationships with people of diverse backgrounds; emotionally mature and self motivated.  Fluency in written and spoken English.


The successful candidate will have the following duties associated with the position: 

1. Manage the establishment and development of efficient, high quality clubfoot projects by liaising with Regional Managers, surgeons, project coordinators and other key players in each country by e-mail, telephone calls and personal visits.
2. Oversee Regional Managers to set direction, create country program plans, report developments and monitor progress of the CCW programs within all CCW program regions. 
3. Support regional partners such as CBM, Ponseti International Association and others to create countrywide plans, set direction, report developments and connect CURE Development with additional funding and research opportunities for the Clubfoot programs. 
4. Facilitate the modification of existing and/or the development of new training materials for CURE Clubfoot Worldwide projects according to CURE Operating Standards, including support for promotional and educational materials for CURE Clubfoot Worldwide projects.
5. Provide regular and ongoing program monitoring and review for policy adherence and quality assurance.  Assist Regional Managers in enhancing QA and Peer Review systems in each location.
6. In coordination with the Program and Regional Medical Directors, ensure that clinical quality outcomes are achieved and/or corrective action plans are put in place to bring programs in line with CURE standards.  Ensure program doctors are in compliance with all country medical laws and statutes.
7. Facilitate the hiring of all personnel necessary to operate the program through regional offices in accordance with standard CURE employee procedures and policies. Ensure adequate orientation and training of all new hires.  Work closely with CURE US headquarters to establish fair hiring, performance review and compensation policies.
8. Work with the Operations team on long term strategic planning and budgeting.
9. Responsible to oversee financial management of the program and develop appropriate accountability systems.  Provide all accounting transactions and reporting processes for monies received and deposited and disbursed. Work with the U.S. CURE finance office and regional managers to develop the annual consolidated budget for the program, as well as participate in the CURE annual audit.
10. Submit monthly written reports of all significant activities to the CURE U.S. office by the 15th of the month following the reporting month; ensure that vital statistics are submitted to the U.S. office by the 5th of the month following the reporting month.
11. Work closely with the CURE International Development Office and promote and support activities to raise financial and gift-in-kind (GIK) revenues from individuals, businesses, other NGOs and government entities.
12. Represent CURE Clubfoot Worldwide in a professional and culturally sensitive manner, and in accordance with CURE International’s Statement of Faith.