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  • Posted: Dec 13, 2017
    Deadline: Jan 12, 2018
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    Paradigm Initiative Nigeria (PIN) is a social enterprise that connects Nigerian youth with ICT-enabled opportunities. Having worked with government, civil society, private institutions and international organizations, PIN’s projects build on years of combined experience and focus on socio-economic development. Our projects include Capacity Building pro...
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    Director of Administration

    Job Summary

    The Director of Administration oversees the overall daily office operations of Paradigm Initiative including office management, communication, human resources, finance and assets and management of Paradigm Initiative’s administrative staff.

    The Director of Administration works to improve processes and policies, manages administrative staff, leads long term organizational planning especially with its expansion into Africa.


    • Lagos, Nigeria, with frequent local and international travel


    • Management: Oversees the daily operations across offices by providing oversight for the Communications, Finance/Asset and Human Resources teams
    • Administration: Planning and coordinating administrative procedures and systems for the organization especially with ongoing expansion into Africa
    • Strategy: Develop and oversee implementation of the next phase of Paradigm Initiative’s strategic plan with the Executive Director
    • Fundraising: Co-lead fundraising and endowment planning with the Executive Director

     Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Demonstrated management and leadership skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, relationship and team building skills
    • Familiarity with financial and facilities management principles/procedures
    • Flexibility and ability to work on multiple projects at the same time
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, in English and French, and presentation skills
    • Ability to own processes, take initiative, and lead manage corporate change

    Education and Experience Requirement

    • Advanced degree in management, business administration or a related field
    • Experience with research, corporate communications, business planning and operations management
    • Human resource management experience, with emphasis on managing change
    • Non-profit or social business experience, of up to 10 years, with at least 3 in a leadership position


    • Commensurate with experience and skills

    Method of Application

    Submit resume and a cover letter highlighting relevant past experience and why you are interested in working at Paradigm Initiative

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