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Director of Operations

Company: BridgeStars
Location: Austin
Posted on: May 25, 2023

Job Description:

*Organization Description:* Small NGO dedicated to backchannel diplomacy between Israel and countries in the greater Middle East.

*Mission of Organization*: Promote sustainable peace and stability between Israel and the greater Middle East by designing and generating key relationships among critical leaders in government, business, and civil society through a pioneering philosophy and modus operandi toward rapprochement.

*Philosophy:* Innovating diplomacy through pioneering methods toward strategic relationship building. Our uniquely effective approach to dialogue facilitation, "The BridgeStars Method," bypasses traditional communication and cultural pitfalls and negotiation gridlock through our signature confidence building techniques.

*Way of Working:* We bring key leaders from Israel and countries across the Arab and Islamic worlds to Texas for paradigm-shifting strategic dialogue summits on relevant economic and social themes that provide fertile ground for the development of collaboration and partnerships.

*Director of Operations Position Summary*

BridgeStars seeks a Director of Operations to assist with all aspects of the non-profit, including operations management, program design and project management, event planning and management, engagement & outreach. The Director of Operations will oversee the day-to-day activities of the company, ensuring that the organization is managed and performing efficiently and effectively. This position is unique and requires ability to work in an unstructured and fast paced environment.

*Responsibilities for Role*

* Serves as Chief of Staff to Executive Director and leads up management.

* Establishes quantitative and qualitative metrics, guidelines, and standards by which the organization's efficiency and effectiveness can be evaluated; identifies opportunities for improvement.

* Participates in program and project strategy and manages projects including their operational aspects.

* Reviews, analyzes, and evaluates programs and budgetary requirements.

* Implements policies and procedures that will improve day-to-day operations.

* Ability to travel on average 3 days a month.

*Desired Background of Person*

* Impeccable listening and analytical skills

* Excellent analytical, decision-making, and problem-solving skills.

* Exceptional organization skills and capacity to self manage and be a self starter

* Exceptional Communication skills

* Superior managerial and diplomacy skills.

* 3+ years Project/Program Management experience

* 3+ years Operational and organizational skills

* Significant knowledge of the Middle East and North African region

* Experience in self directed work, for example as an entrepreneur or a freelancer.

* Bachelor's Degree in business, communications, or psychology


*Salary Range*

$60,000 - $75,000

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000.00 - $80,000.00 per year


* 8 hour shift

* Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

* Bonus pay

Ability to commute/relocate:

* Austin, TX: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Willingness to travel:

* 25% (Preferred)

Work Location: In person

Keywords: BridgeStars, Austin , Director of Operations, Executive , Austin, Texas

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