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  • Posted: Dec 7, 2022
    Deadline: Dec 20, 2022
  • DEC Nigeria is a membership, non-governmental, non-religious, non-political organization that is providing social and micro financial services to women groups, communities and NGOS in Nigeria to enhance their capacity for sustainable development. The Development Exchange Centre (DEC) was estabilished in November 1987 as a result of a joint research conduc...
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    Chief Executive Officer

    Job Summary

    • DEC is currently seeking an experienced, professional Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to oversee all operations, functions, and activities within the organization.
    • The ideal candidate will have the skills and confidence needed to be the face of the organization, shouldering the responsibility of providing organization -wide strategic direction and implementing a progressive vision for the future.

    Requirements and Qualifications

    • MBA or Bachelor’s Degree in Business or Public Administration, Social Work, Psychology or related area with requisite experience in administrating an organization or division involved in human social services.
    • Minimum of 5 years related experience in administration of non-profit, or public service agency
    • Transparent and high integrity leadership
    • Solid, hands-on, budget management skills, including budget preparation, analysis, decision-making and reporting
    • Strong organizational abilities including planning, delegating, program development and task facilitation
    • Ability to convey a vision of DEC’s strategic future to staff, board, partners and donors
    • Knowledge of fundraising strategies and donor relations unique to nonprofit sector
    • Skills to collaborate with and motivate board members and other partners
    • Strong written and oral communication skills
    • Ability to interface and engage diverse partners and donor groups
    • Strong public speaking ability

    Required Skills and Competencies:

    • Ability to develop and implement strategies that will successfully promote the organization’s mission and increase market share.
    • Cultivate comprehensive business plans aimed to realize the goals and objectives set by the board of directors.
    • Drive to collaborate well and assemble an effective team of leaders.
    • Commitment to providing excellent guidance and coaching to subordinate managers.
    • Ability to remain committed to compliance with all internal policies and legal regulations in every area of the organization’s daily activities, including fostering development of short and long-term plans, policies, and guidelines in this area.
    • Outstanding management skills to direct and oversee investments and fundraising efforts.
    • Aptitude for forging and maintaining fruitful relationships of trust with shareholders, partners, and external authorities.
    • Poise and strength of character needed to be the public face representing the company, remaining ever mindful of the need to maintain good PR standing
    • Ability to review and provide constructive feedback on reports made by subordinate managers.
    • Ability to work well under pressure, take proactive measures against possible challenges, and resolve issues quickly, managing crises rapidly and effectively when necessary.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their detailed Curriculum Vitae and a Personal Statement on the position applied for to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

    Note: Women are encouraged to apply and applications will be treated with equal opportunity to all.

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