The Food Initiative’s vision is to build a food system that nourishes all people, protects and regenerates the environment and enables the flourishing of culture and community. The Director of Integrated Operations, Food Initiative will work with the Managing Director (MD) and the Initiative team to manage the effectiveness and efficiency of the entire team and department, and ensures the work of the team maintains the highest standards of innovation and science. The Director supports and advises MD and ensures collaboration and cooperation across the Initiative team. They partner with key people across the Foundation to ensure key strategic and programmatic coordination of the MD’s internal and external engagements, messaging, and key Initiative goals, objectives and priorities. Manages key internal and external relationships for the MD and represents the Food initiative at key events and meetings. The director will manage and monitor Initiative team progress against goals and objectives of the team and ensure systematic learning processes are in place. Will take the lead in working with internal HR, Legal and Finance teams to manage Initiative plan staffing, budget and compliance related work.
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