Regional Director

Biblica Nigeria
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Job Description

Biblica, an organization whose mission is to bring the Bible to people in a way they understand, so that they are transformed by Jesus Christ and become inspired to join His mission for the world, seeks to fill the position below:


Job Title: Regional Director

Purpose
To lead and implement Biblica's vision and ministry for West Africa with a special focus on French-speaking Africa

Scope

  • Overall in-charge of Biblica Ministry in West Africa and French-speaking Africa.

Responsibilities

  • Leading Biblica's ministry strategy in West Africa through partnerships
  • Supervision of Regional programs:
    • Liaise with Area Director of translation to initiate and execute translation projects in the region.
    • Ensure that Scriptures are brought to as many people as possible in the region through strategic partnerships.
    • Ensure that Bible engagement programs are carried out in the region.
  • He/she is responsible to provide comprehensive reports on ministry activities in the Region as well as preparing audited accounts for presentation to the AED as well as to the Directors/Advisory Council.
  • Resource Mobilization, PR, Fund raising and Ministry support:
    • He/she acts as a spokesman for Biblica in the region and maintains a growing network of partners with churches and other Christian organizations working in the region.
    • He/she is responsible for securing the necessary resources to enable the ministry to carry out its work in the region.
    • He/she is responsible for developing strategies for local fund raising and enlisting prayer and material support of churches and Christians for ministry.
    • He/she is responsible for creating a climate for the spiritual and professional development of staff and to maintain a careful stewardship of all ministry resources under his/her charge.
  • He/she is responsible for calling meetings of the Directors/Advisory Council as per legal requirements.
  • He/she is responsible for preparing annual Budgets and Strategic Plans for the Ministry.
  • Assist the Area Director in any other duties which may from time to time be assigned or delegated by him/her.

Reporting Relationship

  • The Regional Director reports to the Africa Area Executive Director and consults the Regional Advisory Council.

Resource Responsibilities

  • Has budget responsibility for the region. He/She will be proactive in keeping to budget and raising potential issues.

Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

8

Other Requirements

Required Background, Experience, Skills and Behaviors

  • Strong personal commitment to Christ and Biblica's purpose, Mission Statement and Statement of Faith
  • Strong love and passion for the Bible and a desire to see people engage in it
  • Masters Degree or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience in a senior leadership position
  • Visionary, energetic and enthusiastic
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to lead and work effectively in team situations
  • Experience in budget monitoring
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in fundraising and resource mobilization
  • Demonstrated success in achieving results under challenging implementation circumstances
  • Bilingualism in English and French
  • Strong networking skills with demonstrated experience of creating partnerships
  • Entrepreneurial

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Interested and qualified candidates should address their applications and detailed CV's to "The Area Executive Director" via: Biblica.Africa@Biblica.com

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Job Summary
Published
March 2, 2017
Offer Type
fulltime
Experience
Minimum of 8years
Salary Range
N0.00 - N0.00K
Deadline
March 5, 2017
Specialization
Executive / Management
Industries
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