The U.S. Japan Council (USJC) has experienced exceptional growth and development over the past ten years and seeks an experienced COO who will report to the President to lead the organization to implement practices needed to operate at the scale and scope planned over the next decade. The position will be based in Washington, DC. The COO will work across the enterprise with staff in Washington, DC, Tokyo and in regional areas including California and Hawaii. Periodic domestic and international travel will be required.
The COO will work with the President, Executive Vice President, CFO and key executives of USJC to implement an operational strategy that strengthens the organization’s effectiveness and managerial controls across several functions. This includes Human Resources and Professional Development, IT and Digital Platforms, Administration, Financial Analysis and development and implementation of an Annual Operating Plan.
The COO will work closely with the President, Executive Vice President, and key executives in ensuring operational support of programmatic areas including regional networking; initiatives both in the U.S. and Japan; partnership development with government, business and non-government partners at the international, national and regional level; and in the expansion and development of an array of cross-cultural leadership development and educational programs between the U.S. and Japan.
Collaborating with the President, Executive Vice President, and key executives who oversee Leadership Initiatives, Regional Programs and External Connections, Partnerships & Development, and Communications, the COO will have responsibility for implementing operating practices to strengthen effectiveness and managerial controls in the areas discussed above.
The U.S.-Japan Council is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
To apply, please send Cover Letter, CV (resume) and 3 professional references to: firstname.lastname@example.org, subject line, Chief Operating Officer. Candidates must provide all necessary information and documents. Review of applications will begin on April 19, 2019, with the intention to hire as soon as possible. Annual salary will be dependent on experience. The U.S.-Japan Council does not sponsor visas to work in the United States.