Director General, Zürich

Posted on Apr 16, 2019 by Badenoch & Clark

Zürich, Zürich Switzerland
Other
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Full-Time
For our client, a global non-profit, non-governmental organization with over 100 years of tradition representing associations and their members around the world, we are looking to recruit a Director General.
The Director General will report to the Board of Directors through the President (Chief Elected Officer) and will be based in Geneva.
Main Responsibilities:
  • Develop formal vision and mission statements to provide a clear definition of goals and values to the secretary and board, as well as to the stakeholders in the public and private sectors
  • Meet the yearly performance goals and fundraising targets
  • Translate the organization's vision into an actionable and measurable plan
  • Improve global visibility and awareness and secure recognition for the organization's mission, work and accomplishments
  • Ensure the financial security of the organization through raising necessary revenues and responsibly managing expenses
  • Manage operational budgets to achieve annual fiscal goals set by the Board of Directors
  • Maintain professional relationships with key stakeholders (e.g. multi-national 3PLs, governmental organizations, and non-governmental organizations engaged in international logistics, etc.).
The ideal candidate must have experience in the transportation/mobility sector with a proven track record of strong management and business acumen combined with experience in leading an entrepreneurial organization and the skillset to run an international organization with diverse stakeholders.
Other position Requirements:
  • In-depth knowledge of international logistics with ability to understand industry trends and visualize the data and innovation needs of the future
  • Proficiency in English with strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong customer focus with ability to interface and engage diverse client groups
  • Proven ability to build and nurture networks and initiate effective partnerships among governmental organizations, non-governmental organizations and members
  • Demonstrated experience managing key organizational functions including fiscal oversight, resource staffing, and protecting the organizational reputation and brand.

Reference: 694243107

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