Executive Director


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A non-profit focused on upholding the rights of women and children with headquarters in Abuja is seeking a dynamic, vibrant, fun loving and focused individual to lead its operations.  The individual will have overall strategic and operational responsibility for the organization's staff, programs, expansion, and execution of its mission.  S/He will report directly to the board of directors, who provide strategic inputs and guidance for the management of the organization.



  • Lead the development of strategy and operational plans with inputs from board and staff
  • Oversee budgeting, financial planning and management with support from finance team
  • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and services
  • Ensure that the programs and services offered contribute to the organization's mission and priorities
  • Coordinate human resource planning and management
  • Oversea the development and implementation of a communication plan to keep stakeholders informed about the work of an organization.
  • Establish and maintain good relationship and collaborative arrangements with beneficiaries, communities, government agencies, donors to help achieve organizational goals


Qualifications and Requirements:

  • All candidates should have proven leadership, coaching, and relationship management experience. Concrete demonstrable experience and other qualifications include:
  • At least a Master Degree, with 6-10 years of senior management experience; track record of effectively leading an organization nationally.
  • Experience of having developed and implement strategies that have taken an organization to the next stage of growth
  • Unwavering commitment to quality programs and data-driven program evaluation
  • Excellence in organizational management with the ability to coach staff, manage, and develop high-performance teams, set and achieve strategic objectives, and manage a budget
  • Past success working with a Board of Directors with the ability to cultivate existing board member relationships
  • Strong marketing, public relations, and fundraising experience with the ability to engage a wide range of stakeholders and cultures
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; a persuasive and passionate communicator with excellent interpersonal and multidisciplinary project skills
  • Action-oriented, entrepreneurial, adaptable, and innovative approach to business planning
  • Ability to work effectively in collaboration with diverse groups of people
  • Passion, idealism, integrity, positive attitude, mission-driven, and self-directed
  • Strong belief in human rights, gender equality and non-discrimination is a core value need for the position
  • Preference will be given to young women less than 35 year old and are strongly encouraged to apply.




Job Level

Executive (Director/CEO/CFO/COO)




NGO/Community Services & Dev

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years