ABCD Dir Strategic Planning/Implementati in Boston, Massachusetts
Overview: Action for Boston Community Development (ABCD) stands as Boston\'s largest community action agency. Since its inception, ABCD has been deeply committed to promoting self-help efforts for low-income families and individuals. We offer a wide array of programs that cover all stages of life, from infant care to elder services, and ensure that every individual, regardless of their background, has an opportunity to thrive in their community. Every year, we touch the lives of more than 100,000 Greater Boston residents, creating ripples of positive change. Why Work Here: Make a Difference: Every day, your work directly impacts the lives of thousands in the Greater Boston community, empowering them and making positive, lasting change. Inclusive Environment: ABCD values the diversity of its workforce, with an inclusive culture that respects individuality and promotes collaboration. Continuous Learning: We offer numerous training and development opportunities, ensuring our staff remain at the forefront of community action methodologies and strategies. Comprehensive Benefits: At ABCD, we take care of our own, providing a competitive benefits package, including health coverage and retirement plans. A Legacy of Impact: Join an organization that boasts a legacy spanning over half a century, consistently championing the rights and needs of our community\'s most vulnerable. Teamwork & Camaraderie: Be a part of a passionate team, united in their mission to combat poverty, and ensure every individual can reach their fullest potential. Essential Duties: Partner with leadership to help identify, establish, and work on priorities; programming and partnerships to be developed to further the Departments goals and objectives relative to workforce development programs targeted to adult populations. Partner with team to define metrics and to develop roadmaps for success, including timelines and milestones, in furtherance of the Department\'s goals and objectives relative to workforce development programs targeted to adult populations. Plan, launch, and monitor the development of programs, projects, or initiatives targeted to adult populations in collaboration with the Vice President of Workforce Development. Provide supervision to adult workforce development programming as assigned by the Vice President. Work closely with, and function as an internal consultant to internal teams to clarify key performance metrics and ensure successful achievement of program priorities. Support the Vice President of Workforce Development in the creation of staffing models to enable the attainment of department goals. Assist in the development of methods to communicate processes, goals, and status of programs and projects with diverse audiences, both internal and external. Lead projects as assigned. Engage externally with partners, as assigned, on key initiatives. Perform other duties as assigned. Job Qualifications: A minimum of a Bachelor\'s Degree in a relevant field is required. A minimum of 3-5 years of grant and/or program management experience is required. Professional work experience in strategy and high-growth operations is highly desired. Excellent prioritization and facilitation skills with a clear focus on results. Deep operational mindset and proven track record in process optimization and execution. Ability to lead, project manage, or consult with cross-functional teams working on operational and strategic initiatives. Ability to work sensitively and effectively with individuals of diverse social, economic and cultural backgrounds. Action for Boston Community Development is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law.