With a dual reporting line, reporting to Head of Asia, based in Hong Kong, and the COO, based in Miami, the Executive Director of Administration & Operations is a member of the senior leadership team in Asia responsible for instituting systems and processes that provide effective internal management. The Executive Director has direct responsibility for managing and providing strategic leadership and oversight to key functions within ACAMS – Asia, including marketing, operations (comprised of customer service, IT, events, and project management) and finance. This person will partner closely with the Head of Asia, human resources and COO based in Miami, and other global functions, to achieve excellence in management and strategic execution through the establishment of operating and financial systems and processes that allow for organizational accountability while maintaining fiscal health.
The ability to set clear and challenging goals while committing the organization to improved performance; tenacious and accountable in driving results.
Comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainly; the ability to adapt nimbly and lead others through complex situations.
Comfortable with seeking for data and input from others to foresee possible threats or unintended circumstances from decisions.
A leader who is viewed by others as having a high degree of integrity and forethought in his/her approach to making decisions; the ability to act in a transparent and consistent manner while always taking into account what is best for the organization.
Builds a culture of people who take disciplined action and are willing to go to extremely lengths to fulfill their responsibilities.
Ability to see all of the forces, events, entities, and people that are affecting (or being affected by) the situation at hand, and establish a course of action.
The ability to attract and recruit top talent, motivate the team, delegate effectively, celebrate diversity within the team, and manage performance; widely viewed as a strong developer of others - allowing the organization as a whole to meet future challenges.
The ability to persevere in the face of challenges, and exhibit a steadfast resolve and relentless commitment to higher standards, which commands respect from followers.
A leader who is self-reflective and aware of his/her own limitations; leads by example and drives the organization's performance with an attitude of continuous improvement by being open to feedback and self-improvement.
The ability to hold staff rigorously accountable for achieving their objectives.
The ability to move people from compliance to commitment.
Naturally connects and builds strong relationships with others, demonstrating strong emotional intelligence and an ability to communicate clearly and persuasively.
An ability to inspire trust and followership in others through compelling influence, strong executive presence, passion in his/her beliefs, and active drive.
Encourages others to share the spotlight and visibly celebrates and supports the success of the team.
Creates a sense of purpose/meaning for the team that generates followership beyond his/her own personality and engages others to the greater purpose for the organization as a whole.
Ability to marshal the internal (perhaps external) resources and people necessary to make an opportunity a reality.
Demonstrates a high level of integrity, strong interpersonal skills, the ability to build consensus, and put a strong emphasis on responsibility and accountability, supported by a “Do whatever it takes to get it done.”
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