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Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer 

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Category Administration  


CGS is seeking a Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer (CSBDO) to build on the agency's strengths and successes and to help build or expand new services in response to population and community needs.

Specifically, the CSBDO will be responsible for:

  1. Aggressively identifying and securing new sources of revenue and resources;
  2. Developing and implementing new systems to recognize and capitalize on business opportunities, new channels for revenue streams, and new ways of leveraging existing resources;
  3. Analyzing and interpreting data to inform longer-term forecasting and goal setting;
  4. Aligning resource development strategies with current program resources and capabilities;
  5. Partnering with agency leadership and the Board of Directors to prepare and implement multi-year, programmatic, strategic, and financial plans for the agency;
  6. Developing new partnerships and strengthening existing relationships with influential members of the government, education, human services, medical and behavioral health providers, Managed Care Organizations (MCO), foundation and business communities;
  7. Effectively deploying resources to support efficient and high quality proposal development; and
  8. Serving as a local, regional, and national spokesperson for CGS, upholding the strong reputation the organization enjoys while enhancing agency visibility and stature in the broader human services communities.
Position Requirements

This position offers a unique opportunity for a tested leader to reshape an already-established program and financial resource development operation into one even more strategic, sustainable, proactive and innovative -– an effort that will, in turn, further expand and enhance CGS’ scope, brand, and impact. The agency’s Chief Strategy and Business Development Officer must be an exceptional, results-oriented leader, with an established professional network and a proven track record in winning contracts and grants, developing new systems and services, working collaboratively internally, forging productive partnerships, and managing large scale, complex initiatives.

Additionally, the successful candidate will bring the following experience, skills, and personal characteristics to the role:


  • a multi-year track record of senior-level success leading and securing resource development for a sophisticated human services agency;
  • demonstrable, successful experience in change management, contributing to the growth of an organization -– including institutional development, systems creation, and cross-division relationships;
  • senior-level experience in a role in which success requires influencing internal and external constituents in the absence of formal supervisory authority;
  • experience as a manager skilled in prioritizing, giving productive feedback, delegating, and making decisions across multiple projects in the face of aggressive deadlines; and,
  • advanced degree/degrees in areas related to CGS’ mission and work, such as MPA, MPH, LMSW.

The ability to:

  • use people management skills to create and articulate a vision and lead others to execute against it;
  • help maintain collective focus on overall performance of the organization;
  • demonstrate superb analytical thinking and decision making abilities;
  • make appropriate linkages across complex issues and lead through ambiguity to clarity;
  • communicate persuasively and articulately to facilitate discussions and engage others in collective problem solving and collaboration;
  • demonstrate excellent communication, listening, presentation and interpersonal skills;
  • operate effectively as an executive at both strategic and tactical levels;
  • demonstrate strong financial analysis skills, proven budget development and management experience, and facility with financial statements;
  • appropriately scope projects and work plans and allocate resources accordingly; and
  • demonstrate excellent and proactive planning and project management skills;

Personal Characteristics:

  • attraction to a mission-driven yet results-oriented organization which believes in doing important work well;
  • commitment to working with people of diverse backgrounds, cultures, and socioeconomic levels;
  • appreciation of and professional orientation toward exemplary client service; and
  • a managerial and operating style well-suited to CGS - where collaboration, collegiality, humility, civility, and commitment to high-quality work product are highly valued.
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Work Location  
Division Executive Adm  
About the Organization It is our vocation to serve those in need, to aid those who desire help, and to guide those who seek better lives. Through supportive interventions, we provide help, create hope and preserve dignity.

We provide help by offering an array of services for underserved families and individuals with special needs. All that we do is delivered with care, compassion, and respect, to address fundamental challenges, improve well-being and increase self-sufficiency.

We create hope by strengthening and empowering families and individuals in need. By providing shelter, care, treatment, rehabilitation, counseling, training, and connection to high quality allied services, we produce holistic solutions that enhance each person’s physical, mental and social well-being, as well as their positive connections to family and community.

We preserve dignity with a faith-based commitment to recognizing the value of each person we serve, regardless of race, religion, creed, or life circumstances.  

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