Posted on :
30 Mar, 2012
GBF was established in 1999 and has positioned itself as Nigeria’s leading platform providing capacity building, access to markets and access to finance to people at the bottom of the economic pyramid (BOP) as a means to work their way out of poverty. We are recruiting Chief Operating Officer Vacancy (NGO) that will be reporting to the Executive Director (ED)
The Chief Operating Officer (COO) would be responsible for leading and managing a comprehensive array of services and program. S/he will be responsible for all activities pertaining to licensure, policy, personnel, finance, and contracts. The COO will inform the Executive Director, and ultimately the Board of Trustees, of all program issues and accomplishments; while also being responsible for all program planning, organizing, operating, and staffing. S/he is responsible for developing, implementing, and managing the program aspects of the annual budget in conjunction with the chief financial officer and ED.
Roles and Responsibilities
Provide effective and inspiring leadership, as well as stewardship of the Nonprofit by being actively involved in all programs and services. Implement and lead a continuous quality improvement process throughout the program and service areas, focusing on systems/process improvement. Promote regular and ongoing opportunities for all staff to give feedback on program operations. Lead a high performing team of regional and program directors to the next level by further developing and implementing recruitment, training, and retention strategies.
Prepare and submit an annual operational budget to the ED and CFO for review and approval, manage effectively within this budget, and report accurately on progress made and challenges encountered.
Ensure the continued financial viability of the Nonprofit’s program/service units through sound fiscal management. Provide programmatic leadership and input for all strategic planning processes with the ED and staff.
8 – 10 years of professional experience overall, with a minimum of five years of senior leadership experience supervising seasoned staff operating multiple human services programs across a broad geography. Solid educational background including an undergraduate degree and an MBA or similar advanced degree.
Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience leading diverse work teams, developing an organization-wide strategy for program excellence, engaging community partners, and partnering with ED and Board of Trustees.
Can point to tangible examples of reporting and program measurement and evaluation. Demonstrates integrity, strives for excellence in her/his work, and has experience of leading others to new levels of effectiveness and programmatic impact.
All applications must be submitted and received not later than the close of business; the 16th of April, 2012 to [email protected]