Founded in 1997, SAI is a global multi-stakeholder organization. Its mission is to promote human rights at work through standards and capacity building. It is a leader in implementation, by documenting social accountability standards, delivering practical tools and building capacity for organizations to implement such standards. SAI partners to train workers, managers, auditors, government agency staff and NGOs, using key tools including the SA8000 Standard, on-line Social Fingerprint, handbooks for implementation of UN and IFC principles, and a variety of targeted courses such as building worker-manager teams. Its work is funded by the US, Dutch, German and UK government aid agencies, by foundations and individuals, and by companies seeking improved/more ethical working conditions in their supply chains. For more information, please visit www.sa-intl.org.
Reporting to the CEO, the COO is responsible for implementation of SAI’s annual plans, consisting of a comprehensive set of services, operations and programs designed to advance SAI’s mission and the strategic plan approved by the SAI boards. The COO will coordinate and provide overall management and mentoring to five departments and more than a dozen regional representatives, in cooperation with the CFO. The COO will be responsible for on-time and within budget delivery of all program operations plus supervision and performance evaluations of Department Directors and Senior Managers.
Deadline to apply: April 1, 2013
The job position is based in SAI Headquarters in New York City.