Chief Operating Officer

Chief Operating Officer

Meridian Institute

Remote; Dillon, CO; or Washington, DC (preferred)   |   August 12, 2021

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For over twenty years, Meridian Institute has helped partners solve challenging problems facing our global community. As a trusted third party, Meridian produces results by convening the right people, asking the right questions, making the right connections, and creating a shared path forward. Meridian is a key changemaker addressing the world’s most pressing issues.

This is an opportunity to lead a growing and impactful nonprofit consultancy’s operations and systems. The Chief Operating Officer (COO), as part of the senior leadership team of Meridian Institute will provide leadership, management, and vision for the organization as a whole. This leader will be responsible for ensuring that the organization has the proper operational controls, administrative and reporting procedures, and people systems in place to deliver excellent results to funders and partners, grow the organization, cultivate a caring and supportive organizational culture, and ensure operational efficiency.

The COO will oversee a $13 million budget in partnership with a talented and committed leadership team, about 50 dedicated staff, and an impressive Board of Directors comprised of leaders in agricultural development, environmental policy and management, philanthropy, politics, and business. This leader will have the unique opportunity to shape the next chapter of the organization.