Position: Associate Executive Director
Reports to: Executive Director
Organization: Leadership Initiative for Transformation and Empowerment (LITE-Africa)
Headquarters: Warri, Delta State
Position open for Nigerians and Non-Nigerians.
LITE-Africa is a national development organization that has been operating in Nigeria since 1999 with a vision to create a safe space for peace and development action and a mission to facilitate community and human development, foster good governance and create inclusive and diverse networks and collaborations within the Niger Delta and beyond. We are currently seeking applications for the vacant post of ****Associate Executive Director****, which will be based in Ugbolokposo–Warri, Delta State.
Our program is focused on economic justice, gender justice, conflict resolution, good governance, humanitarian work and corporate social responsibility with a strong focus on changing the power dynamics that create poverty and inequality in Nigeria.
The Associate Executive Director is responsible for all LITE-Africa’s program, ensuring high levels of accountability and program impact.
Objective of the position
Our ideal Associate Executive Director has multiple competences. S/he knows how to run a diverse team, knows his/her way around Human Resources, budget steering and facility management. S/he has an engaging personality, is politically savvy and has a profound network in Nigeria, and most especially the Niger Delta region. S/he also has an exceptional understanding of program development and how to efficiently and effectively execute quality programs. S/he has also proven experience in building and maintaining relationships with major donors.
Our ideal candidate has the following:
A competitive, fair pay and benefits package that is justifiable, depending on previous work experience. LITE-Africa is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes all applicants that meet the specifications stated above irrespective of gender, nationality, disability, race or orientation.
How to apply:
Interested applicants are invited to send their application by email with the subject “Associate Executive Director,” including a motivation letter and curriculum vitae with three professional references to firstname.lastname@example.org, before March 20, 2015. More information about LITE-Africa is available at www.lite-africa.org. Applicants may also request for a copy of our capacity statement before the 20th of March, 2015.