Louis Valentino Prixair (LVP) is recruiting for fulltime Country Manager - LVP Foundation.
Louis Valentino Prixair (LVP) is a proud indigenous Nigerian conglomerate which operates a wide range of businesses, including Real Estate Development & Investment, Property Management, Hotel Operations, Cleaning and Laundry services, Catering services and Media. A leader in each of our sectors of business, we offer integrated and advanced solutions for customers across multiple industries.
We are recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:
Job Title: Country Manager - LVP Foundation
Location: Abuja Job Type: Permanent
As a result of expansion, there is the urgent need to fill the role of a Country Manager to oversee the affairs of the Foundation in two key areas which include Education & Entrepreneurial support.
Provide overall leadership and strategic direction to the Foundation;
Provide leadership for the dissemination of the Foundation's values, vision and mission at country level;
Ensure effective, high quality, consistent implementation & delivery of the Foundation's programs nationwide and internationally;
Maintain cordial partnership relationships at national and international levels with all stakeholders;
Ensure that all communication infrastructures are set up in the program and smooth information flow is maintained;
Review and where necessary evolve approach to working with partners;
Oversee the implementation of programs by the team, and at the same time provide feedback, advice and directions as appropriate and ensure that quality standards are met;
Provide oversight to all finance and administrative services in the Foundation;
Establish and roll-out the most effective way to measure and articulate programme impacts;
Represent the Foundation on key donor/partner and all stakeholders’ relationships thereby raising the profile of the Foundation;
Ensure that all major funds are well managed and reported (attaining the objective) and implemented within agreed budgets and timelines;
Oversee and coordinate the programme portfolio to ensure the highest level of project quality and accountability, while fostering continuity through building local capacity and developing innovative programme interventions;
Ensure that all the local offices comply with and contribute to an efficient funds management system across the Foundation, covering the entire funds cycle;
Cultivation of high-level relationships with relevant stakeholders nationally and internationally;
Keep abreast of the trends within the donor environment;
Drawing on programme practice to identify potential advocacy and research agenda;
Develop networks and partnerships with national/regional/international institutions and oversee donor collaboration, fund raising and project development within the country;
Narrative and financial reporting to donors and Foundation;
Responsible for financial feasibility of all country programs;
Min Required Experience:
Qualifications, Skills & Competencies
Postgraduate/Masters qualification in Social Sciences, Management or a related field
At least 5 years’ senior Management experience with an NGO in related field,
Project management, planning coordinating skills.
Monitoring, evaluation and quality management skills
Systems management skills with advanced levels of computer literacy
People management and performance management skills
High level written and verbal communication skills
Ability to maintain exceptional levels of attention to detail under pressure
Strong team management skills with experience of working in disparate teams
Experience of managing projects with a huge budget size
Experience working in a humanitarian context
Experience in proposal development and reporting
Significant experience in budget holding duties
Willingness and ability to travel nationally and internationally
Application Closing Date 1st February, 2019.
How to Apply Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to:firstname.lastname@example.org clearly indicating the Job Title as subject of the application.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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