14 Oct

Deputy executive director

Lagos Mainland,
  • Full-Time
  • ₦N275,000 - N350,000
  • Closing Date: 21-Dec-2020

Job Role

  • Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the organization.
  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization.
  • Draft policies for the approval of the Executive Director and the Board.
  • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programs and services.
  • Oversee the implementation and policy review of policies (HR, IT etc).
  • Strengthen and manage all aspects of internal and external agency communications.
  • Generate and publish annual reports and other external communications.
  • Ensure relevant website content and regular website updates.
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, execution of projects
  • Generating grants for the organization.
  • Develop diverse funding streams and longterm plans to best support the mission and goals of the organization.
  • Supervise reporting to funding sources on the status of projects and the appropriation and use of funds.
  • Supervise and support the Grants and Fundraising team through training and evaluating performance.
  • Oversee fundraising efforts including sponsorship, donor cultivation, solicitation and stewardship, grants, special events, etc.
  • Lead and support the organizations policy and advocacy including coordinating Nigeria-based efforts, developing strategy, identifying policy objectives and key advocacy and lobbying opportunities.
  • Ensure access for the Company to relevant high-level meetings, gatherings, representing them at these meetings.
  • Responsible for carrying out internal assessment of the status and direction of programs, documenting the key achievements, challenge, impact and recommendations.
  • Oversee staff performance appraisal as well as continuously monitor the attainment of action plans designed to improve individual staff performance.
  • Monitor the performance of staff on an on-going basis and conducting an annual performance review.
  • Work with HR in determining staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery.
  • Oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices including the development of job description for all staff.




  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • 5-7 years’ experience in a similar role
  • Proficiency with Microsoft office
  • Working knowledge of grants and fund-raising activities
  • Have apt knowledge and interest in governance and politics

Essential Skills

  • Knowledgeable in the power of storytelling and how this can help accelerate a culture of innovation.
  • Ability to think creatively, design unique ideas and turn those ideas and goals into reality.
  • Proficient in all forms of communication, including one-on-one, departmental, and full-staff conversations, as well as communication via the phone, email, and social media.