POST OF HEAD OF FAMILY LIFE SOCIETY
Do you have a passion for strengthening and empowering families? Are you looking for a career that offers you this opportunity within the framework of a non-profit sector? Are you able to lead a multi-faceted team of volunteers and staff to achieve this mission?
If the answers are ‘yes’, you could be the one whom Family Life Society (FLS) is looking for to lead its team.
FLS is a registered non-profit charity registered as an Institution of Public Character (IPC). We promote family life, marriages and respect for human life to society. We offer professional services and support to those in need and from all walks of life, regardless of race, religion and background.
You will report to the FLS Board. You will be required to work with the Board, staff, programme coordinators, volunteers and affiliate organizations to develop and implement strategies and plans in support of the FLS Vision and Mission. You will be responsible for FLS’ day-to-day operations, including its financial and administrative matters.
To be effective in the role, you must be a dynamic leader who can inspire, motivate and engage employees, volunteers and affiliates, as well as work in tandem with the Board.
The candidate we are looking for should possess:
Ø High integrity and a strong sense of commitment to FLS and its Vision and Mission is essential.
Ø An experienced manager, preferably with at least eight years of working experience
Ø A Bachelors degree is preferred
Ø A proven track record in people management, with at least five years of experience in this area
Ø Experience working in/with a non-profit organization will be an advantage.
Ø A good understanding of the teachings of the Church regarding family life, marriage and sanctity of human life. Aligned and passionate about advocating these teachings.
Ø Strong leadership qualities and resilient.
Ø Good interpersonal and management skills, viz. able to actively engage and to motivate staff and volunteers;
Ø Able to work collaboratively with stakeholders, affiliates and leaders of related organizations .
Ø Strong planning and organizational skills, including tasking and delegating; tracking of tasks; reporting of results; time management; multi-tasking.
Ø Sound financial management skills, including budget preparation, analysis and decision making; supervision of processes;
Ø Able to oversee the general administration and IT needs of the organisation
Ø Strong written and oral communication skills, including presentation skills.
Ø Knowledge of fund-raising strategies, access to government funding and donor relations
Please send your CV to this email: [email protected]
Closing Date: 15 April 2018