President and CEO, Associated Builders & Contractors Greater Tennessee Chapter
Associated Builders & Contractors
October 2, 2018
Full Time - Experienced
4 Year Degree
About ABC of Greater Tennessee
The chapter represents more than 300 members across central and eastern Tennessee. The chapter has grown steadily over the past two decades. Operations and services are provided through a council structure under the chapter board of directors. Staff is located in both Nashville and Knoxville.
The ABC President and CEO works with the board to set the association's strategic direction and then builds/leads the team to execute against that plan. He/she is responsible for developing and building consensus around policies, programs and activities designed to serve the needs of a diverse, chapter membership and for ensuring that the organization is run in an effective, ethical and financially responsible manner.
The President & CEO is responsible for the overall leadership and administration of the association. This includes the assessing of member needs, developing programs to meet these needs and conducting these programs in a strategic manner.
The President & CEO is responsible for the hiring and dismissal of all personnel and performance of same.
The President & CEO is responsible for enforcing and carrying out all policies and procedures as outlined in the HR policy manual.
The President & CEO is responsible for creating and maintaining a positive culture within the Chapter.
Budget & Financial Management
The President & CEO is responsible for preparing the annual budget and obtaining approvals from the Board of Directors.
The budget is established to fund the day to day operations and resource the strategic plan of the Chapter.
The President & CEO is responsible for maintaining all necessary record keeping requirements, including all monthly reporting and tax requirement filings.
The President & CEO is responsible for enforcing and carrying out all the fiscal policies and procedures.
Board of Directors
The President & CEO serves the Chairman and the Board of Directors and is responsible for carrying out the actions of the same.
The President & CEO is responsible for maintaining and preparing all information for the Board of Directors meetings.
The President & CEO is responsible for carrying out the Strategic Plan as developed and approved by the Board of Directors.
Planning & Strategy
The President and CEO is responsible for working with the Board of Directors to create a strategic plan for the Chapter on an annual basis in alignment with the overall ABC Association Wide Strategic Plan.
The President & CEO is responsible for carrying out the strategies and action plans of the Strategic Plan in collaboration with the Board of Directors and the Chapter Committees
The President & CEO is responsible for maintaining and measuring the progress against the Strategic Plan.
Work with the Education Director and various committees to meet the needs of the membership.
Direct and oversee the Director of Education and the workforce Development initiatives.
Direct and oversee staff to carry out the strategies and action plans of the Strategic Plan as it relates to the initiatives in Workforce Development.
Work with Regional Directors and various committees to meet the needs of the membership.
Direct and oversee the Regional Directors to promote growth and retention through member programs.
Direct and oversee the Regional Directors to carry out the strategies and action plans of the Strategic Plan.
President & CEO is chief spokesperson for the association within its service area. The President & CEO needs to work with the current Chairman in representing ABC.
President & CEO is responsible for promoting and getting ABC’s name out “When you think construction, you think ABC.”
Work with Senior Policy Advisor, contract lobbyists and various committees to meet the needs of the membership.
President & CEO is responsible for working with the Legislative Committee and carrying forward the goals and objectives of the committee and the strategic plan.
Prepared to act on old ABC saying, “Get into politics of get out of business.”
Passion for the free enterprise system and merit shop philosophy.
At least 10 years of leadership, management and decision making experience with direct accountability for results at the executive level, with a a budget and staff of comparable size and complexity to that of ABC.
Experience building consensus among disparate groups and volunteer leaders with varied and often competing interests.
Experience serving as a politically savvy face and voice of an industry or group at the state or national level, a skilled and strategic spokesperson and advocate on public policy issues and with the media.
While experience in the construction industry is not a requirement knowledge of , or the ability to quickly become substantively credible o the construction industry and the issues affecting it is important.
About Associated Builders & Contractors
Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) is a national construction industry trade association representing nearly 21,000 chapter members. Founded on the merit shop philosophy, ABC and its 70 chapters help members develop people, win work and deliver that work safely, ethically, profitably and for the betterment of the communities in which ABC and its members work. ABC's membership represents all specialties within the U.S. construction industry and is comprised primarily of firms that perform work in the industrial and commercial sectors.
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