Bradfield Consulting

Assistant Director - lagos

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Active since 14-12-2016 Job category Social Work
Location lagos Level Professional
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type Permanent contract
Hours 0 Salary -
Our client is an NGO whose aim is to stop child abuse in Nigeria. We are currently looking for a highly motivated and capable staff member who will be working as the Assistant Director [NGO].

Reporting to the Executive Director, you develop and coordinate an operational plan which incorporates the Foundation’s goals and objectives towards protecting the rights of children


RESPONSIBILITIES

• Lead the Foundation’s project development and program management initiatives.
• Identify and monitor program activities that benefit and complement the Foundation’s mission and goals.
• Develop strategies to increase the Foundation’s fundraising initiatives, facilitate a range of fundraising events, new program inaugurations and speak directly with reporters, donor agencies, government representatives/members of the community at these events
• Support in the development of a strategic plan and develop mechanisms to facilitate the adoption of the plan.
• Support the development and implementation of the Foundation’s strategic approach for key child abuse programs and advocacy goals.
• Participate in long and short-term program development plans.
• Oversee the preparation of project proposals, research grants, prepare grant reports and coordinate the prompt submission of grant reports.
• Administer grants for the execution of program activities in accordance with approved budget allocations.
• Develop a framework for the assessment of program impact while making necessary changes and improvements where necessary.
• Develop and effectively manage program timelines to ensure the timely completion of program deliverables.
• Review program outcomes vis-à-vis contractual commitments and grant commitments.
• Develop and schedule program activities in accordance with specifications and funding limitation.
• Provide comprehensive, reports on the revenues, expenditures and budget forecasts of the organization.
• Monitor, analyse and comment on debates around child rights, particularly as it relates to child abuse.
• Represent the Foundation at workshops, trainings and interactions organized by partner organisations.
• Engage with government and donor experts and agencies on child right matters at federal, state and local government levels.
• Develop and maintain mechanisms for an appropriate system of fiscal accountability, grant administration/management and community intervention.
• Track current regional and national economic, political, social, and other trends impacting on target group and inform appropriate personnel on actions or pending actions that would impact their work.
• Provide strategic guidance to program while contributing to program context and needs.
• Build on new and existing relationship with civil society network and work towards strengthening the Foundation’s advocacy and capacity building strategies.
• Facilitate collaborative opportunities with other civil society organisations.
• Identify and evaluate the risks associated with program activities and take appropriate action to control the risks.
• Develop background documents, briefs, and presentations, including carrying out relevant literature reviews and analysis on the rights of the child
• Monitor program activities on a regular basis and conduct an annual evaluation according to the program evaluation framework.


SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES

• Excellent proposal writing and facilitation skills
• High-level strategic thinker, with a strong grasp of national and international child right policies.
• Proven skills in networking and relationship building
• Strong analytical and information gathering skills
• Strong communication and representational skills
• Strong administrative and management skills
• Ability to work alone and on one’s own initiative


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

• 3 years of progressively responsible International Management experience in an NGO or relevant International work experience.
• Fundraising, project development and program management experience.
• Proven understanding and experience of advocacy and policy change work within a complex humanitarian context.
• Working knowledge of multi-disciplinary child abuse response systems.
• Knowledge of client groups and/or issues related to the program area.

 

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Job category Social Work
Industry / Industries Consultancy
Region Nigeria
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