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Vanderbloemen Search Group

New Life Christian Church - Chief Operations Officer

Vanderbloemen Search Group
Chantilly, Virginia, United States

Date Posted: 09/06/2016
Categories: CEO/Executive - Other
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

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The vision of New Life Christian Church is to Discover GodDevelop Relationally, and to Deploy Purposefully.


New Life Christian Church is recognized as being one of the Top 25 church planting churches in America, and #13 on Outreach Magazine’s list. The theme weaved throughout their history has been unmistakable. 
Trusting God and taking seemingly irresponsible risks for Him; Creating safe environments for people to pursue next steps with God no matter where they are spiritually; Expanding those environments beyond their own walls through church planting as the most effective way to live out Jesus’ command to “go” and make disciples, making a significant impact in the Kingdom.


The Chief Operations Officer (COO) at New Life Christian Church will be an entrepreneurial leader who will work on behalf of the Senior Minister to define the vision/mission/plan of the church. They will gain consensus to the mission with the senior staff, while inspiring people to make that vision a reality. In this role, they will be constantly looking to the future, taking initiative to aggressively develop expansion and growth of New Life and the "nZone." The goal of the church is to develop three nZones in ten years, and working to that end must be in the forefront of the COO’s mind each day. This individual will oversee and direct the strategic plan for New Life Christian Church and coach director level staff for improved performance. They will also serve as an associate to the Senior Minister, constantly operating under the Senior Minster’s directional leadership. The COO will additionally have oversight of the Executive Minister, Business Minister and nZone GM, as they effectively serve as Senior Executive Minister, Chief Financial Officer, and President (respectively). They will work with all ministry areas to achieve the mission of the church, while providing coaching services to any New Life member and all New Life affiliates including operational staff.


An entrepreneurial person with direct experience starting new businesses or significant ministries will be an ideal fit for this role. The successful candidate will have a high degree of commitment to serve the church by identifying and pursuing growth opportunities. This individual will be highly organized, detail oriented, task focused, relationally motivated, possess excellent verbal and written communication skills with a strong ability to lead/manage people and processes. An undergraduate degree in a relate field is required for this position, although an MBA/similar advanced degree will be highly desirable.


In addition to entrepreneurial, leadership, communication, organizational, and conflict management competencies, the following qualification are deemed core to the position of Chief Operations Officer at New Life Christian Church:


Results: A proven track record of exceeding goals and a bottom-line orientation; Evidence of the ability to consistently make good decisions through a combination of analysis, wisdom, experience, and judgment; High level of business acumen including successful financial management; Ability to balance the delivery of programs against the realities of a budget; Problem solving, project management, and creative resourcefulness.
Strategic Vision and Agility: Ability to think strategically, anticipate future consequences and trends, and incorporate them into the organizational plan; Capability of seeing the future, making it happen, and lead others to make it happen as a team.
Capacity Building: Effectively build organization and staff capacity, developing a top-notch workforce and processes that ensure the organization runs smoothly.
Leadership and Organization: Exceptional capacity for managing and leading people; Team building experience in scaling up organizations; Connect staff both on an individual level and in large groups; Capacity to enforce accountability, develop and empower strong leaders from the bottom up, lead from the top down, cultivate entrepreneurship, and learn the strengths and weaknesses of the team; Position people for success; Maintain a sense of humor with a nature of approachability.
Action Oriented: Enjoy working hard and looks for challenges; Able to act and react as necessary, even if limited information is available; Unafraid to take charge of a situation; Overcome resistance to leadership and take unpopular stands when necessary.
General Management: A thorough understanding of finance, systems, and HR; Broad experience with a full range of business functions and systems including strategic development and planning, budgeting, business analysis, finance, information systems, human resources, and marketing.

Chantilly is located in western Fairfax County in the Northern Virginia region of Virginia, a suburb of Washington D.C. Whether a long-time admirer of Virginia or a first timer, one would surely enjoy elements the state itself and its accompanying cities have to offer. Equipped with pristine Eastern Shore beaches, with thriving day and evening activities for all ages, the area additionally livens things up with a rich history, theme parks, water parks, and wildlife adventures. The original and larger campus of New Life Christian Church is located in Chantilly. This area was strategically chosen to reach the people who work in Washington and influence the world. Many New Life people will only live in the area for a brief time. This provides the opportunity for world-wide impact, which will in turn have an eternal significance.


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