Bradfield Consulting


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Active since 28-08-2018 Job category Social Work
Location LAGOS Level Entry level/Graduate
Educational level Bachelor / Graduate Employment type -
Hours 0 Salary -
Job Title: Assistant Director

Location: Lagos

Our client is urgently seeking the services of an Assistant Director.


Duties & 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.

The Candidate must demonstrate:

• 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


• 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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This listing is a full-time job

Job category Social Work
Industry / Industries Consultancy
Region Nigeria

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Name Bradfield Consulting