BlueSky Support Services Managing Director

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Start Date: 2022

Length of Service: 5 years

 

Vision & Mission: The Vision of BlueSky Global Ministries is to see the multinational community in Nairobi, Kenya, spiritually transformed and equipped to influence the world for God’s glory. We pursue this by building relationships through adventure through three main avenues in Nairobi, Kenya: BlueSky Adventures, Camp BlueSky, and BlueSky Community.


Overview:

The Support Services Managing Director is a leadership role providing strategic oversight to the organization’s Support Services team and operational management. Provides leadership and oversight to the Support Services staff, develops a high-performance team culture, and drives the strategic growth of our staff and operational services. The Managing Director will have the responsibility of providing developmental opportunities for the Support Services team by investing in the growth of their character, competency, and chemistry while discerning their calling. The Managing Director will also serve as a member of the BlueSky Kenya Leadership Team.

Reports to: BlueSky Kenya Country Director


Responsibilities:

  • Collaborates with the Leadership Team in the development and management of the Support Services budget.

  • Improves the organization’s ability to grow by creating and implementing short-term and long-term goals that are mission and vision aligned.

  •  Engages interprofessionally within the organization to identify opportunities to improve
    efficient use of resources and provide comprehensive solutions for ministry goals.

  •  Supports a safe and positive work culture that is productive for continuous development
    of all direct reports through mentoring, including constructive feedback and recognition.

  • Oversees the Marketing, Client Relations, HR, Finance, and Office/resource
    management functions and personnel

  • Directs and manages internal training and processes (information systems, budgeting
    and annual planning process, etc.).

  •  Oversees the management of BlueSky Kenya documents and assets (license, policies
    and procedures, manuals, legal documents, etc.)

  • Leads in staff functions and events (e.g. staff retreat, holiday events, staff meetings resource training, etc.)

  • Engages in ongoing personal and professional development; keep up-to-date on current research related to marketing, client relations, HR, finance, and office/resource management

Qualifications:

  • Heart for the nations with proven spiritual leadership experience

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent work related experience

  • 6 years of experience in operational management (e.g. managing facilities, resources, vehicles, HR functions, database management, etc.)

  • 6 years of experience leading people, processes, and resources

  • Excellent written communication skills

  • Excellent time management skills

  • Refined interpersonal skills; highly relational, capable of connecting with others quickly, and able to work well individually and in a team environment

  • Ability to manage both small groups and large groups and provide leadership and direction to supporting personnel

  • Proficiency in Microsoft programs and willing to learn web-based software, e-learning
    platforms, and mobile apps

Support Raising:

All BlueSky ministry staff raise full financial support to serve. Support amount will be determined
based on individual need, family situation, and level of role responsibility.

For more information or to apply, please begin by submitting an Interest Form.