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Job Title: Head of Finance & Operations

Job Description:

Financial management and reporting
Liaise with the Chief Operating Officer (COO) to develop/update and implement financial and accounting policies, procedure and strategies across the Foundation
Record accurately, reconcile and review various accounts in accordance with the Foundation’s policies and procedures
Coordinate the preparation of financial statements, financial reports, special analyses and information reports
Oversee completion of timely annual financial statements.
Liaise with statutory auditors to discuss and resolve queries as they arise to ensure seamless audit exercise
Implement a sound accounting framework in compliance with statutory provisions
Advise executive management on changes in financial regulations, legislation as well as changes in competition and market trends

Budget preparation and monitoring
Initiate and develop annual plans and budgets that would support the achievement of the Foundation’s strategy.
Provide timely, accurate analysis of budgets and financial reports to assist the COO and other executives with their responsibilities

Provide timely, accurate and complete reports on the operating condition of the Foundation
Act to ensure that statutory remittances are presented promptly for payment
Manage the Foundation’s payroll system

Minimum Qualification:

First degree in Finance, Accountancy, Economics or any related discipline
MBA or related Masters’ degree is an added advantage
Relevant professional certifications e.g. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA)

Knowledge & Skills:
Financial management, accounting, analysis
Management Accounting
Financial Reporting and budgeting
Financial Risk management
Financial policies and procedures development
Financial audit
Knowledge of ERP Accounting application
Problem solving and analytical skills
Team development
Attention to detail
Communication (written & verbal)
Experience of statutory financial reporting and knowledge of GAAP, IFRS
Social causes / foundation work experience and networks with clear and demonstrable advantage will be preferred

How to Apply

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Job Title: Head of Legal & Admin
Location: Lagos, NIGERIA

Job Description:

Develop and promote best Corporate Governance practices for adoption and implementation by the Board and Management
Prepare, monitor and manage Legal Services budget ensuring appropriate levels of financial delegation and management are in place.
Develop, initiate, maintain, and revise policies and procedures for the general operation of the Foundation’s compliance program and its related activities to prevent illegal, unethical, or improper conduct
Prepare legal guidelines to militate against possible litigation, arbitration, staff and/or community unrest and other situations capable of disrupting the Foundation’s operations
Provide legal advice on all the Foundation’s transactions to avoid or minimise exposure to potential litigation
Monitor changes in relevant legislation and the regulatory environment, and advise management on current legislation, regulatory issues, or legal risks that might impact the Foundation’s strategies and operations
Liaise with Government agencies to ensure that the Foundation obtains relevant licenses, permits and approvals for operations

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Maintain an inventory of all movable and fixed assets and ensure these are properly valued, tagged for identification, accounted for and safeguarded
Liaise with utility service providers to ensure uninterrupted services and prompt payment of electricity, telephone and water consumption bills and insurance premiums including renewals of insurance premiums on the Foundation’s assets
Negotiate cost effective contract rates with vendors and monitor service level agreements with vendors
Review and update processes and procedures for purchasing, storing and distributing consumables, stationery, utilities and physical assets
Ensure quarterly review of approved vendors to the Foundation

Minimum Qualification:
Minimum of First degree in Law
Masters in Law or MBA will be an added advantage

Knowledge & Skills:
Interpretation and application of relevant laws, rules and regulations
Strategic planning
Contract writing
Relationship management
Communication (verbal and written)

Team working

Demonstrate experience in organisation legal advisory and corporate governance
Social causes / foundation work experience and networks with clear and demonstrable advantage will be preferred

Job Type:

Minimum of 10 years legal experience

How to Apply

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Job Title: Chief Operating Officer
Location: Lagos, NIGERIA

Job Description:
Strategic development and implementation
Participate in the development and preparation of short-term and long-range plans and budgets based upon broad organisation goals and objectives and make recommendations to the Board
Direct the development and installation of procedures and controls, to promote communication and adequate information flow, and thereby solidify management control and direction of the Foundation
Develop and establish operating policies consistent with the Foundation’s broad strategies and ensure adequate execution of stated plans

Operational Activities
Direct internal operations to achieve budgeted results and other financial criteria
Appraise and evaluate the results of overall operations regularly and systematically, and report results to the Board
Work with other management staff to ensure that all activities and operations are performed in compliance with local, state, and federal regulations and laws governing the Foundation’s operations
Supervise the preparation of statutory reports and drive the implementation of recommendations arising from statutory reviews (e.g. audit, tax, risk etc.)
Manage master project list and assign special projects as needed

People Management

Direct the development and establishment of adequate and equitable personnel policies throughout the Foundation, including compensation policies and employee benefit plans
Work with the Human Resources personnel to ensure that the interests and welfare of employees are preserved and protected
Conduct trainings and constructively take part in meetings, supervision, seminars and other events designed to improve communication and assist with the effective development of other employees
Manage and oversee team performance through performance planning, coaching and performance appraisals.

Minimum Qualification:
Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Finance, Economics or Business related discipline
MBA or relevant Masters’ degree is an added advantage
Relevant professional certifications e.g. Project Management certification will also be an added advantage

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Knowledge & Skills:

Operations management
Project Management
Risk Management
Financial and Business management
Knowledge of the applicable regulations
Working knowledge of board management, ethics and reporting of social responsibility outcomes
Attention to detail
Stakeholder Management
Communication (verbal and written)
Relationship Management
The individual must have local CSR operations experience with significant network and useful footprints on the international CSR scene.
Demonstrable evidence of raising significant funds both locally and internationally for verifiable social causes
Individual should not be more than 42 years old

Job Type:
Full Time

Minimum of 15 years post-NYSC experience in managing a successful foundation with evident performance track record of impact in social causes.  3-5 years’ experience at the Executive board level of a similar foundation

How to Apply

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Job Title: Head of Communication Hub
Location: Lagos, NIGERIA

Job Description:

Strategic Planning and Implementation
Develop strategies, policies and standard operating procedures and make regular updates to reflect changes in corporate communications and public relations activities
Support Management in the development of the Foundation’s strategy by providing strategic insights on corporate communications and public relations management

Media and Public Relations
Prepare and execute the annual public relations plans and budgets
Develop, implement and monitor public and government relation strategies for the Foundation to maintain a good brand image
Coordinate the development and implementation of effective media/public relations and crisis management policies and processes
Coordinate the production of corporate gift & promotional items, such as diaries, calendars, etc.

Internal Communications
Manage that internal communications (e.g. Newsletters, Road Show, and Bulletin) to ensure they meet the required brand image and standard
Oversee the design and production of marketing collateral and promotional programmes e.g. adverts, online campaigns, corporate websites
Manage to ensure that all internal communications activities are properly integrated with the external communications, public relations priorities and strategies

Reputation Management
Establish and maintain relationships with key internal and external stakeholders including media, public relations, branding agencies to grow the reputation of the Foundation
Liaise with relevant stakeholders to develop a unique brand identity/ image that would create a lasting impression amongst employees, and the general public
Oversee all corporate social responsibility initiatives and activities

Minimum Qualification:

First degree in any discipline is required
Membership of relevant professional body is desirable

Knowledge & Skills:
Brand strategy & planning
Communication Skills (Written and Verbal)
Corporate identity management
Crisis management
Digital Marketing
Media and public relations
Reputation management
Events management
Creativity & innovation
Relationship management
Negotiation and persuasion
Sound work ethics
Social causes / foundation work experience and networks with clear and demonstrable advantage will be preferred

Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Branding/Corporate Communications

How to Apply

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Deadline: 2018-04-06

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