The successful candidate will be a well-rounded leader who will focus on developing and executing the business strategy of the cooperative while focused on the best interests of the members of Warren County REMC. This position requires a person of high integrity with excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a proven track record of leadership. The CEO is responsible for ensuring the cooperative delivers high quality service to all stakeholders and serves as a community leader to position the cooperative to be an integral part of the community.
The CEO will be responsible for providing the following:
COMMITMENT AND VALUES
Consistently behaves and presents themself in a professional and ethical manner consistent with the seven cooperative principles and organizational standards. Offers a near flawless core ethical foundation. Regarded and recognized as a professional selfless leader who faithfully seeks to do what’s right for people first.
Conveys a deep commitment to serving employees, the board, and external members. This includes listening, building confidence, increasing satisfaction, and responding to needs.
LEADERSHIP AND VISION
Is a trusted leader demonstrating a strong professional presence while conveying rapport, and connection with teams while leading the organization.
Has been a member of a management team with leadership experience that can naturally adapt to a versatile role. He or she is also equally adept at building a strategic platform for company and member growth opportunities as well as actively and thoughtfully managing and mitigating risk appropriately.
Communicates expectations, goals, and vision in a way that provides clarity and excites interest.
Demonstrates a commitment to employee growth and development, mentors employees and ensures all employees within the cooperative function at a high level.
Promotes and generates cooperation between the board of directors and staff to achieve collective outcomes.
COMMUNICATION AND RELATIONSHIP MANAGEMENT
He or she is an effective communicator with high interpersonal, relationship-building skills who can partner effectively with the Board, members of the cooperative, and all other 3rd parties.
Is an innovative, hands-on leader who thinks like an owner of the business. Has an unending passion and quite effectively employs fact-based decision-making process supportable by data and sound decision methodology.
Will facilitate and build meaningful relationships with regulatory and legislative parties.
Is well versed in business acumen and is comfortable with financial metrics and has a detailed understanding of the key financial opportunities as well as financial risk strategies.
STRONG FOCUS ON SAFETY
Upholds the safety standards of the cooperative. Proactively identifies and corrects conditions that affect employee safety.
ABOUT WARREN COUNTY REMC:
Warren County REMC serves more than 3,800 members in portions of Benton, Tippecanoe, Vermillion, Warren, and White counties. Warren County REMC employs 15 dedicated team members and has annual revenues of $13 million. Warren County REMC is a member of Wabash Valley Power Alliance (WVPA) and Indiana Electric Cooperatives (IEC).
Warren County REMC’s headquarters is located in Williamsport, Indiana. Williamsport, Indiana, offers a good small-town feeling, yet with access to the amenities of larger communities. Williamsport, Indiana, is located at the crossroads of Indiana and has something for everyone. With a population of around 2,000, Williamsport is located 85 miles Northwest of the state capital, Indianapolis, and just 28 miles from Danville, Illinois or Lafayette, Indiana. Nestled along the banks of the Wabash, and home to Indiana’s highest free falling waterfall, residents are proud to call this community home. The community offers many educational opportunities with quality schools and is within a short distance of many well-known colleges and universities such as Purdue University, Indiana State University, and Rose...-Hulman.
Warren County REMC is a member of Touchstone Energy, an alliance of more than 720 electric cooperatives across the nation, meeting service excellence standards. Touchstone Energy cooperatives pledge to operate with integrity, accountability, innovation, and a commitment to community.