The Clean Cooking Alliance
The Clean Cooking Alliance works with a global network of partners to build an inclusive industry that makes clean cooking accessible to the three billion people who live each day without it. Established in 2010, the Alliance is driving consumer demand, mobilizing investment to build a pipeline of scalable businesses, and fostering an enabling environment that allows the sector to thrive. Clean cooking transforms lives by improving health, protecting the climate and environment, empowering women, and helping consumers save time and money.
The Haiti Cookstoves and Clean Energy Market Project
The Haiti Cookstoves and Clean Energy Market Project (the “Project”) will set the foundation for a long-term, sustainable market transformation for cleaner and more efficient cooking solutions. Our efforts will entail a combination of sector-wide, market development activities to increase sales of cleaner and more efficient cookstoves and fuels by Haitian businesses, driving consumer demand to use cleaner, more efficient stoves and fuels; and policy and advocacy to enable the continued growth of the clean cookstoves and fuels market. The Project will be led by the Alliance, in close collaboration with the Government of Haiti, local stakeholders, practitioners, the private sector, donors, civil society organizations, and UN agencies.
The Country Director – Haiti, Clean Cooking Alliance is responsible for providing overall strategic direction, operations management, technical leadership, and financial and administrative compliance to ensure program activities meet desired outcomes, are completed on-time and within budget. The Country Director will report directly to the Clean Cooking Alliance Chief Program Officer (CPO).
The Country Director will provide vision, leadership, and direction to ensure the strategic, programmatic, technical, and financial integrity for the Haiti Cookstoves and Clean Energy Market Project. The Country Director will have the overall responsibility for leadership, management, and reporting of all Project activities. She/he will be responsible for making key decisions and solving problems promptly while ensuring operational and Project quality and integrity. She/he will manage long -and short-term technical expertise across all technical areas and ensure the Project meets the stated goals and requirements. S/he will also ensure effective organizational management and communication with all levels of the Haitian government across multiple Ministries and stakeholders such as the private sector, other NGOs, and diaspora organizations. S/he will be responsible for the execution of the Project Implementation Plan, day-to-day management of the Project, donor relations, and continued development and leadership of the Alliance-based Haiti team.
Leadership – Demonstrate executive maturity, confidence, ability to enable international collaboration and organizational agility; ability to attract talent and build organizations/teams and develop people; demonstrate a commitment to the Clean Cooking Alliance; drive impact by defining and refining strategy to discern priorities, hold others accountable, mobilizing resources and influencing at scale. Develop business and organizational vision by implementing a strategic roadmap for the country program, starting with this anchor project.
Problem-solving - Ability to effectively scope problems, anticipate and pre-empt emerging issues and make decisions with conviction even in highly ambiguous contexts; use strategic influencing strategies to gain support for a solution, involving others early and often to enlist strong commitment. Demonstrate perseverance in the face of setbacks.
Project Execution/Drive for Results - Can be counted on to exceed goals successfully; is constantly and consistently one of the top performers; very bottom-line oriented; steadfastly pushes self and others for results.
Technical expertise – Uses knowledge and previous experience executing related projects to serve as both a technical expert when needed as well as a successful project manager. Leverages experience to cultivate confidence in peers, partners, and donors.
Adaptability – Proactively monitors the external and internal environment to explore options and define new opportunities.
December 2019 update: The Alliance is continuing to review and assess applications for this position.
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