JOB ADVERT

ORGANIZATION: Microfinance Institutions Training Center (MITC)​.

POSITION:  Executive Secretary for Microfinance Institutions Training Center (MITC)

LOCATION:   Lagos

JOB PURPOSE:  The Executive Secretary (ES) will serve as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Institute and, in collaboration with the Steering Committee (subsequently the Board) will be responsible for delivering the mandate of MITC. The overriding purpose of the position of ES of MITC is to provide leadership in running the Institute, ensuring the attainment of the objectives of the Institute in accordance with its vision, mission and driven by the core values, while owing full accountability to the stakeholders.

RESPONSIBILITIES:  The Executive Secretary (ES) will serve as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Institute and, in collaboration with the Steering Committee (subsequently the Board) will responsible for delivering the mandate of MITC. The overriding purpose of the position of ES of MITC is to provide leadership in running the Institute, ensuring the attainment of the objectives of the Institute in accordance with its vision, mission and driven by the core values, while owing full accountability to the stakeholders.

FUNCTIONS   
• Pre-establishment processes of MITC (to be achieved within the first 3 to six months)
• Liaison with BoD and Governance
• Management and Administration of the Centre
• Budget and funding
• Training and Capacity Development
• Research and Advocacy
• Consulting and sundry income generation
• Networking and Partnerships
• Management of the MF-Platform Secretariat
 
EDUCATION QUALIFICATION
• Master’s degree or equivalent in any field of the social sciences including strong academic credentials is required.
• Additional professional qualification in Program and project management will be an added advantage
• At least a minimum of Ten (10) years’ work experience with at least five (5) years senior management experience in a structured organisation – with preference in a private training institution.

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
• Experience in Consulting, Training and capacity development is very crucial
• Experience in working with the private sector, NGOs, international organizations, public institutions etc.
• Advanced computer skills and the use of conventional operating programs. Communication and presentations skills

LANGUAGE  Fluency in English
 
AGE LIMIT   Between 30 and 45 years of age

START DATE 1st of May 2017

SALARY   Competitive and based on qualification

DEADLINE AND APPLICATION         24th April 2017
All applications and CVs as well as relevant documents should be sent on or before the 24th of April 2017 to the following email addresses:
Dr. Kenneth Achu-  kenneth.achu@gmail.com  
Mary Samuel-Ipaye -  maryipaye@gmail.com
Qualified candidates will be invited. Please no phone calls.