Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP)
September 23, 2018
Washington, DC or Orlando, FL
Full Time (Remote & In Office) - Experienced
4 Year Degree
The Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP)is a nonprofit, professional association dedicated to advancing the discipline of change management. What began in 2009 as a small group of visionary change leaders from around the world, is now a global community of more than 3,500 change practitioners, who are the leading resource for the global community and commercial, government, nonprofit and educational organizations of all sizes. ACMP offers its members the space to learn, share and cultivate professional change practices so they, and their organizations, can achieve intended outcomes and results.
About the Position
The Executive Director is the key management and development leader of ACMP (Association of Change Management Professionals) and their primary responsibility is to ensure the growth and development of the association worldwide. This individual will serve as the Chief Brand Ambassador and advocate for the organization’s vision, mission and values while maturing the brand’s value proposition through the development of a robust member experience, developing new programs and products and evolving ACMP’s Change Communities globally. The ideal candidate will be charged with placing the Association on the global map as the source and authority on change management.
The successful candidate may opt to work remotely, with the understanding that frequent travel (approximately 50%) to Orlando, Florida and intermittent travel to Washington, D.C. will be required in the first two years. Residence in one of ACMP’s office locations is preferred and relocation is a possibility for the right candidate.
Strategic and Annual Planning: The Executive Director (ED) will support the ACMP Board of Directors with the ACMP Strategic Plan by developing an Annual Business Plan, and will help in the preparation of reports on these Plan for the Annual Member Meeting.
Identify, research and prioritize new services and areas of growth potential in a manner that is financially viable in the short- and long-term.
Develop clear roles, responsibilities and accountabilities for staff, as well as measures of success.
Stakeholder Relationship Management: Develop relationships with various stakeholders to contribute to ACMP’s strategic and operational success. A key focus will be global member and community growth and engagement.
Board Governance: As the lead advisor and spokesperson for the Association, communicate effectively with the Board and provide, in a timely and accurate manner, all information necessary for the Board to function properly and to make informed decisions.
Operational Management: Ensure viability, growth, and continuous improvement of existing services with an eye towards identifying and mitigating operational risk.
Oversee and provide real-time guidance for the implementation of the Business Plan
Identify, mitigate or eliminate gaps in policy, process, technology or information management within the operations model.
Financial Performance and Viability:In coordination with key partners (Board of Directors, Treasury, Finance Committee), ensure the financial health of the organization and compliance with ACMP’s tax and financial reporting obligations.
Develop an annual budget for the Board ’s approval that aligns with ACMPs longer term and in-year financial goals, as reflected in the Strategic and Business Plans.
Conduct Quarterly ACMP Program Management Reviews to do a deep dive on performance in the completed FY quarter, identifying programmatic issues or recommended changes against Business Plan performance; reviewing and identifying budget impacts or needs; acting nimbly on emerging opportunities, and integrating all recommended adjustments in a clear communication to the Board.
Growth and Development of ACMP Staff: Lead full range of staff development and activities including assigning role specifications, hiring, onboarding and retention of competent, qualified staff at all levels, including ongoing coaching and, if necessary, progressive discipline.
Bachelor’s degree required
At least 15 years professional experience, at least 5 years in executive senior leadership role
Personal experience with non-profit, volunteer-based organizations and/or associations
Proven record of growth in fund development and marketing
Experience in global operations and/or work with an international organization, showing a good understanding of cultural differences and localization issues
Hands-on budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, process improvement, program development and task facilitation
Proven skills in people development , team development, and senior staff mentoring
Ability to convey a vision of strategic future to staff, board, volunteers and potential business partners
Proven ability to build stakeholder relationships
ACMP is proud to offer the future Executive Director ample opportunity to impact the international growth of the organization. In addition to an exceptional career path, the Association is pleased to offer competitive benefits, paid time off, and travel opportunities.
For confidential consideration, please email your resume/cv and cover letter (including your salary requirements)for this role to Dany Bourjolly Smith, Executive Recruitment Consultant, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
About Association of Change Management Professionals (ACMP)
ACMP is the leading resource for the global community of individual change management practitioners. By facilitating connections between its membership community and commercial, government, nonprofit and educational organizations of all sizes, ACMP provides a community for its members to belong, learn, and thrive.