ASSOCIATED BUILDERS AND CONTRACTORS - Greater tennessee chapter OFFICE

Position Title:  President & CEO
Location:             Nashville, TN

Position Summary
The ABC President and CEO works with the board to set the association's strategic direction and then builds/leads the team to execute against that plan. He/she is responsible for developing and building consensus around policies, programs and activities designed to serve the needs of a diverse, chapter membership and for ensuring that the organization is run in an effective, ethical and financially responsible manner.

Basic Function:                       
The President & CEO is responsible for all issues affecting chapter operations, its staff, Board of Directors and member services. 

Responsible To:                       
ABC of Greater Tennessee Board of Directors 

Supervises:                              
The President & CEO oversees all personnel and their performance. 

Responsibilities:                      
The President & CEO is responsible for the overall leadership and administration of the association.  This includes the assessing of member needs, developing programs to meet these needs and conducting these programs in a strategic manner. 

Human Resources
  • The President & CEO is responsible for the hiring and dismissal of all personnel and performance of same.
  • The President & CEO is responsible for enforcing and carrying out all policies and procedures as outlined in the HR policy manual.
  • The President & CEO is responsible for creating and maintaining a positive culture within the Chapter.

    Budget & Financial Management
  • The President & CEO is responsible for preparing the annual budget and obtaining approvals from the Board of Directors.
  • The budget is established to fund the day to day operations and resource the strategic plan of the Chapter.
  • The President & CEO is responsible for maintaining all necessary record keeping requirements, including all monthly reporting and tax requirement filings.
  • The President & CEO is responsible for enforcing and carrying out all the fiscal policies and procedures. 

    Board of Directors
  • The President & CEO serves the Chairman and the Board of Directors and is responsible for carrying out the actions of the same.
  • The President & CEO is responsible for maintaining and preparing all information for the Board of Directors meetings.
  • The President & CEO is responsible for carrying out the Strategic Plan as developed and approved by the Board of Directors. 

    Planning & Strategy
  • The President and CEO is responsible for working with the Board of Directors to create a strategic plan for the Chapter on an annual basis in alignment with the overall ABC Association Wide Strategic Plan.
  • The President & CEO is responsible for carrying out the strategies and action plans of the Strategic Plan in collaboration with the Board of Directors and the Chapter Committees.
  • The President & CEO is responsible for maintaining and measuring the progress against the Strategic Plan. 

    Workforce Development
  • Work with the Education Director and various committees to meet the needs of the membership.
  • Direct and oversee the Director of Education and the workforce Development initiatives.
  • Direct and oversee staff to carry out the strategies and action plans of the Strategic Plan as it relates to the initiatives in Workforce Development. 

    Membership
  • Work with Regional Directors and various committees to meet the needs of the membership.
  • Direct and oversee the Regional Directors to promote growth and retention through member programs.
  • Direct and oversee the Regional Directors to carry out the strategies and action plans of the Strategic Plan. 

    Marketing/Business Development
  • President & CEO is chief spokesperson for the association within its service area.  The President & CEO needs to work with the current Chairman in representing
    ABC.
  • President & CEO is responsible for promoting and getting ABC’s name out “When you think construction, you think ABC.” 

    Legislative Action
  • Work with Senior Policy Advisor, contract lobbyists and various committees to meet the needs of the membership. 
  • President & CEO is responsible for working with the Legislative Committee and carrying forward the goals and objectives of the committee and the strategic plan.
    Prepared to act on old ABC saying, “Get into politics of get out of business.” 

    Ideal Experience
    •     Passion for the free enterprise system and merit shop philosophy.
    •     At least 10 years of leadership, management and decision making experience with direct accountability for results at the executive level, with a budget and staff of
    comparable size and complexity to that of ABC.
    •     Experience building consensus among disparate groups and volunteer leaders with varied and often competing interests.
    •     Experience serving as a politically savvy face and voice of an industry or group at the state or national level; a skilled and strategic spokesperson and advocate on public policy issues and with the media.
    •      While experience in the construction industry is not a requirement, knowledge of, or the ability to quickly become substantively credible on, the construction industry and the issues affecting it is important.