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  • Posted: Dec 2, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Anchor Initiative for Community Development (AICD) is a non-profit organization formally incorporated and licensed as a charitable organization in Nigeria. AICD mobilizes global opinion and resources for people-centered community development through innovative solutions in health, education, and policy.
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    Executive Director

    • We are looking for an Executive Director who will manage the operation of the organization, staff and volunteers, lead fundraising efforts, and maintain stakeholder relationships.
    • The preferred candidate will oversee financial management, develop policies and procedures, and ensure compliance with legal and regulatory requirements.
    • S/he will also collaborate with the board of directors, develop strategic plans, and represent the organization publicly, to drive the organization’s success and make a positive impact in the community we serve.

    The Executive Director's Tasks:

    • She/he will be required, inter alia, to provide leadership and high-quality advice on critical policy and technical issues; interact on substantive and operational issues
    • The executive director will ensure prudent and effective management of the assets as well as the human and financial resources of the organization, ensure complete organization and project documentation at all times, guide the preparation and submission of annual work plans, and prepare and submit timely progress reports as required.
    • Planning, organization, and directing the organization’s operations and programs.
    • Developing and implementing consistent inventory and cost accounting policies, procedures, and operational reporting/metrics
    • Overseeing and reporting on the organization’s results to the board of directors

    Your profile

    Qualifications and skills

    Minimum Requirement

    • At least a university degree (BSc./MSc) in education, international development, or social sciences from a recognized institution or equivalent relevant professional experience is required.

    General professional experience

    Minimum Requirement

    • At least 5 years’ experience in a management role and cognizant experience in area of Health Education, Policy Studies, Governance or other related fields.
    • Fluency and excellent communication skills in the English language and at least one Nigerian language cultural understanding


    • Solid record of performance in an increasingly responsible positions in a reputable institution and experience managing or implementing activities with non-governmental or community-based organizations
    • Excellent communication skills, strong operational, analytical, managerial, and excellent computer skills particularly in Microsoft Office applications.
    • Prepare accurate and timely analyses that capture and communicate fundraising results, variances, and performance trends
    • Provide leadership to and manage the efforts of site staff to ensure appropriate support of all departments. Must be adept in coordinating activities of the organization at national level.
    • Supervise the development of operations-based financial modeling
    • Coordinate and lead annual budget reviews, monthly and quarterly reviews, and periodic forecast updates with operational and senior management for all locations
    • Approve major systems implementations related to cost and inventory control
    • Retain a diverse, highly qualified staff and volunteers by providing career coaching, growth, and personal development for workers
    • Ensure that services and funding relationships are robust enough to meet or exceed strategic goals and objectives.

    Preferred Requirement

    • Proven work experience in fundraising for Non-profit organizations; and proficient working knowledge of institutional reforms approach;
    • Proven work experience in managing and leading teams – excellent social skills;
    • Proven experience in coordination, budgeting, planning, monitoring and reporting of activities of development support programmes;
    • Strong analytical skills, sound judgment, resourcefulness, ability to take initiative, capacity to work in a self-directed manner in a multi-cultural environment, and ability to create a team-based work environment;
    • Experience in working with large and challenging boards and/or coordination or steering committees and advisory structures;
    • Fluency and excellent communication and writing skills in the English language and ay least one Nigerian Language and cultural understanding will be considered an added advantage.
    • Residents of Abuja, Katsina and Owerri are encouraged to apply. However, applicants from any state in Nigeria will be considered.

    Method of Application

    Applicants passionate about making a difference should email a cover letter and resume as MS Word or PDF document to the following email address:

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