Our organization is an initiative of BASICS 11 United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The focus of the Organisation is to promote child survival in Nigeria. We work with the federal, state, and local governments, along with local and international organisations to tackle maternal and child health issues in Nigeria. Our 8 focus areas are: Nutrition, Female Genital Mutilation, Malaria, Rights of Women & Children (Girl Child Education), Safe Motherhood, Child Protection, Routine Immunisation, Hygiene & Safety.
Location: Ikeja (Must be close proximity to location)
Reports to: Executive Director
The Manager will operate within Lagos but will understand the broader Nigerian context and be able to make a strong contribution to the Senior Management Team of the NGO. You role will have a managing, leading and project strategy focus with the ability to execute, measure and evaluate the impact of our projects. You are likely to have come from a charity or NGO setting. Preferably with at least 2-4 years experience and good track record of project execution and leading within the charity and NGO sector. We are looking for a young, vibrant, innovative and transformative leader
Preferably a female candidate
Key Skills Required
Excellent writing skills. Ability to write proposals, reports, press releases and articles.
Excellent professional communication ability and comfortable with public speaking
Ability to think decisively, creatively and use Initiative when needed.
Ability to make quality powerpoint presentations.
Ability to lead and manage teams
Ability to be flexible when needed.
Experience within the charity and NGO sector.