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  • Posted: Feb 26, 2016
    Deadline: Mar 26, 2016
  • We are one of the world’s leading organizations providing management consulting, technology and outsourcing services, with approximately 319,000 employees; offices and operations in more than 200 cities in 56 countries; and net revenues of $30.0 billion for fiscal 2014. Our four growth platforms-Accenture Strategy, Accenture Digital, Accenture Techn...
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    Executive Secretary

    Job Details

    • The Executive Secretary shall oversee the day-to-day running of the Foundation and shall work with the Board of Trustees to rally stakeholder support for the socio-economic development of Bonny Kingdom.
    • The role shall report directly to the Board of Trustees and shall oversee all Department Heads in the Foundation.


    • Lead the affairs of the Foundation - managing day-to-day operational activities and coordinating the developmental efforts of all stakeholders on Bonny Island
    • Develop operational policies for the Foundation and facilitate implementation following approval by the BoT
    • Mobilize funding and donations from a diverse pool of donors (local and international) to support execution of key development initiatives
    • Coordinate investment promotion schemes aimed at projecting Bonny Island as an attractive investment location
    • Administer the Foundations funds, according to the budget approved by the Board, as well as provide regular financial statements and reports
    • Provide periodic monitoring and evaluation reports to the BoT with clear impact and performance measurement on executed projects
    • Promote public awareness of BKDF’s mission, aims and activities
    • Represent the organization as a spokesperson at appropriate events and manage delivery of communication activities for the Foundation
    • Carry out all other duties as directed by the BoT

    Experience & Qualifications

    • A Bachelor’s degree in any of the Social Sciences, Administration, Law and Engineering disciplines
    • An MBA or post-graduate degree in any project and business management field will be desirable
    • At least 18 years’ experience with a minimum of 10 years working in a management capacity preferably in a donor- funded and/or developmental organization
    • Extensive experience in successfully engaging communities locally and globally.

    Desired Skills
    An ideal candidate shall possess the following:

    • Proven expertise mobilizing donor funds for large-scale projects (corporate sponsors, IDAs, etc.)
    • Active professional network with international development organizations
    • Proven expertise in Project Financing and Project Implementation/Management with a bias to community development programs
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both oral and written
    • Proven expertise in corporate strategy and business planning

    Method of Application

    Applicants should send their resume and cover letter to [email protected] highlighting the following:

    • General Information:
      • Name
      • Nationality
    • Educational Qualification and Professional Affiliations with dates
    • Experience and accomplishments specifically highlighting desired skills and qualifications
    • Present employment and attendant responsibilities
    • Names and contact details of two (2) referees

    Note: Position is subject to a performance-based contract, Your cover letter should include your availability for an interview in April, 2016.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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