NGO / Non-Profit Associations

Job Opportunities in an NGO located in Lagos State

Westfield Consulting Limited – Our client, an NGO located in Lagos State is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:


Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Location: Lagos

Job Description
Admin Function:

  • Ensures an organized filing system for proper documentation and records on each beneficiary.
  • Take minutes of meetings and type, including other secretarial duties.
  • Prepare an up to date telephone directory showing names and telephone numbers of widows, orphans, and other business contacts for the Foundation.
  • Control the use of office telephone lines and report excessive use by staff to the Coordinator.
  • Provide back-up support as required by the office, especially during peak periods/absences including undertaking ad hoc official duties as may be assigned.
  • Conduct annual visits to widows as and when necessary.
  • Responsible for ensuring that each document they receive is properly processed and filed.
  • Monitoring the number of office supplies available in the office, as well as ordering for replacement as at when due
  • Provide back-up support as required by the office, especially during peak periods/absences including undertaking ad hoc official duties as may be assigned.

Scholarship Programme:

  • Develop and manage a comprehensive database of primary and secondary schools the Foundation is working with, showing names of schools, address, contact telephone numbers and contact persons.
  • Develop and manage a database of all students in the primary and secondary schools capturing; names of students, age, contact address, mother’s name/telephone numbers, name of school and address.
  • Collate and process school bills for the Coordinator’s attention
  • Manage widows, orphans, and students’ database
  • Manage the alumni database
  • Analyze the database to generate specific report as at when needed

Orphans Scheme:

  • Build and manage a comprehensive database of all orphans.
  • Ensure all orphans’ monthly allowances are paid as and when due.
  • Call and/or SMS all the orphans at least once every month.
  • Conduct occasional visits to the orphans when the need arises.
  • Ensure the general welfare of all orphans and report issues that may require urgent attention to management.


  • Candidate must possess minimum of a B.Sc. Degree in relevant disciplines;
  • Must have minimum of 3 years’ post NYSC experience in an Admin
  • Must have verbal and written articulacy, professional discretion, efficiency, well-developed time management and strong organizational skills.


Job Title: Account Assistant

Location: Lagos

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Checking of School bills for Coordinator’s vetting
  • Assisting with Some Banking Errand-Taking letters to the bank.
  • Assisting with Data Entry and reconciliations
  • Assisting with Filing of Documents
  • Assisting to Administer Petty cash when the Accountant is not around
  • Assisting with Audit and facts checks
  • Assisting with management of paying school fees and reconciliations
  • Provide Support to the Account department.
  • And any other duties that may be assigned


  • Candidate must possess minimum of an OND in Accounting or Banking and Finance;
  • Must have minimum of 2 experience in offering accounting support
  • Must be adept in the use of Quickbook Accounting Software, Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Must have verbal and written articulacy, professional discretion, integrity and efficiency.

Job Title: Country Head

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • To provide overall leadership and strategic direction to the Foundation
  • To provide leadership for the dissemination of the Foundation’s values, vision and mission at country level
  • Ensure effective, high quality, consistent implementation & delivery of the Foundation’s programmes nationwide and internationally
  • Maintain cordial partnership relationships at national and international levels with all stakeholders
  • Ensure that all communication infrastructures are set up in the programme and smooth information flow is maintained
  • Review and where necessary evolve approach to working with partners
  • Oversee the implementation of programmes by the team, and at the same time provide feedback, advice and directions as appropriate and ensure that quality standards are met
  • Provide oversight to all finance and administrative services in the Foundation
  • Establish and roll-out the most effective way to measure and articulate programme impacts
  • Represent the Foundation on key donor/partner and all stakeholders’ relationships thereby raising the profile of the Foundation
  • Ensure that all major funds are well managed and reported (attaining the objective) and implemented within agreed budgets and timelines
  • Oversee and coordinate the programme portfolio to ensure the highest level of project quality and accountability, while fostering continuity through building local capacity and developing innovative programme interventions
  • Ensure that all the local offices comply with and contribute to an efficient funds management system across the Foundation, covering the entire funds cycle
  • Cultivation of high-level relationships with relevant stakeholders nationally and internationally
  • Keep abreast of the trends within the donor environment
  • Drawing on programme practice to identify potential advocacy and research agenda
  • Develop networks and partnerships with national/regional/international institutions and oversee donor collaboration, fund raising and project development within the country
  • Narrative and financial reporting to donors and Foundation
  • Responsible for financial feasibility of all country programmes


  • Postgraduate / Masters qualification in Social Sciences, Management or a related field
  • At least six (6) years’ senior Management experience with an international NGO,
  • Project management, planning coordinating skills.
  • Monitoring, evaluation and quality management skills
  • Systems management skills with advanced levels of computer literacy
  • People management and performance management skills
  • High level written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to maintain exceptional levels of attention to detail under pressure
  • Strong team management skills with experience of working in disparate teams
  • Experience of managing projects with a huge budget size
  • Experience working in a humanitarian context
  • Experience in proposal development and reporting
  • Significant experience in budget holding duties
  • Willingness and ability to travel nationally and internationally.

Operations & Management:

  • Leadership
  • Corporate Governance & Communication
  • Strategic Growth
  • Safety, Security & Welfare
  • Applicants MUST have previous work experience with an international NGO
  • Reporting Line Founder and Board of Trustees

Attractive and negotiable.


Deadline: 29th February, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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