A National Foundation whose activities include human capacity building, knowledge exchange and community development with head office in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria has an opening for the position of an Executive Secretary. Candidates wishing to apply should send their detailed curriculum via email to: within four weeks from the date of this publication.

The Executive Secretary is the chief officer and chief spokesperson of the organization. He/she reports to the Board of Trustees and is responsible for ensuring that the Foundation delivers on its vision and mission, implements the approved work programme and participates effectively in raising funds nationally and globally. He/she is responsible for the day-to-day management of the organization.

Qualifications and experience

A suitable candidate should possess at least a good masters degree in any of the social and management sciences. A PhD will be an advantage. The candidate should have at least five years experience in a similar organization dealing with research, training and fund-raising abilities with donor agencies. He/she should be a team player with ability to multi-task.

Remuneration and Condition of Service

These are competitive and negotiable based on qualifications and experience. The term is four years in the first instance.