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Executive Director - Peridot Forte Solutions Consulting MBA / MSc / MA Job

2023-08-01 08:35   Administrative / Management   Lagos   138 views
Job Details

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full time

About the Role

We are looking for a confident, creative, collaborative, and proactive Executive Director to join our team and work alongside staff and volunteers.

We have always put leadership and movement building at the heart of our work, and this position will deliver on those ambitions and the targets set in our 2022–25 strategy.

Key Responsibilities

Recruit personnel (staff, interns and volunteers) to steer the organisation toward growth and sustainability.

Review, expand, plan and execute the STER’s strategy, programs and development fund.

Develop, manage and sustain grant opportunities and other fundraising initiatives towards STER’s social enterprise model.

Strategically provide professional leadership and management of the day-to-day operations and programs.

Oversee budget and financial statements and expenditures, and yearly financial audits.

Ensure regular timely and accurate donor reports and other publications on media platforms, including the website.

Engage with communities of best practice, sharing it with our team and keeping our work up to date on new learning.

Engage with policy, campaigns and conversations through events and meetings, as well as submissions to consultations.

Translate STER’s frontline experience into policy briefs to influence laws and debates around sexual and gender-based violence and tech-facilitated abuse.

Research and publish resources and thought-leadership that benefits the VAWG sector, technologists and policymakers.

Formalize partnerships with national, regional and global organisations that advance gender equity, women’s rights and policies and research institutes.

Work in close communication with the Advisory Board and assist in the preparation of the board and annual general meetings.

Ensure regulatory compliance to all government requirements for civil society organisations and social enterprises in Nigeria and across Africa.

Oversee the regular update and amplification of digital platforms to foster service provision and awareness-raising initiatives on the organization’s programs and impact.


Master’s Degree in Gender Studies, Research, Social Services, Social Sciences, Business Development, International Relations or related discipline.

5 - 7+ years of experience in a senior management leadership role in a non-profit, youth-led organisation or social enterprise with proven planning, implementation and coordination skills.

Extensive experience in fundraising, research and donor management.

Demonstrated mentorship and leadership ability in a manner which supports the agency’s philosophy of leadership and growth of staff and programs.

Understanding of local and regional contexts on legal frameworks, committees and strategies on gender equity, research and women’s rights programming.

Fluency in English, a major local language and any other UN-recognised language is a plus.

Ability to effectively use MS Office packages, G-Suites and other collaborative tools such as Slack, Trello and monday.com.

The Ideal Candidate:

The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following competencies, characteristics, and qualifications:

Knowledge, understanding and commitment to principles of sexual and gender-based violence prevention and response, anti-oppression, equity and inclusion; able to build bridges and weave these principles into all aspects of the organisation, including its culture and policies/processes.

Proven track record in program management, research, donor relations and innovations.

A leader that leads with a participatory management style and acts as a role model for the team and creates a high-performance workplace reflective of STER’s mission, vision and values.

A relationship builder that develops and maintains positive working relationships with community organizations (actively seeking to engage with diverse communities), survivors, civil society organizations, donors, governments, advisory board and other stakeholders.

A results-oriented leader with the ability to clearly and fairly set expectations, negotiate, and hold self and others accountable with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.

Skilled and experienced in establishing productive relationships with the board, and presenting complex data in a succinct and effective manner for informed decision-making.

A strategic critical thinker that also has strong operational skills, to both guide the organization and ensure that day-to-day management of human resources, accounting, finance, risk management, quality, and governance are effectively managed.

A change agent, who is successfully able to support a growing organisation.

Creating and delivering on a strategy to reach out and partner with other non-profit actors.

Application Closing Date

15th August, 2023.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: peridotforte@gmail.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email

Company Description
Peridot Forte Solutions Consulting was birthed out of the passion to assist and help organization to create a structure and frame work for their businesses thereby achieving high rate of organizational performance and profit. Organization strives achieving high rate of organizational performance and profit.