Head of Fund Development & Communication Recruitment at CIPM

The Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria (CIPM) is currently recruiting for a Head of Fund Development and Communication (FDC) at an International Child oriented NGO with details as follows:

Head of Fund Development & Communication [Lagos/Abuja]

The overview of responsibility of the Head of FDC is to effectively manage the FDC department to increase funding and sponsorship opportunities by providing strategic direction which includes corporate fundraising; individual fundraising; local and international sponsorships; institutional partnership development; marketing and communications and data management and analysis. 

Key Responsibilities

Define, implement and fulfil the middle-term FDC strategy in line with the organizations Strategic Plan; conduct research and analyze trends to conceptualize and formulate innovative ideas for new opportunities for the FDC department

Position the organization as a strong and consistent brand among existing and potential supporters in line with the vision, mission and values of the organization

Shape, manage and drive the implementation of an effective outreach and communication campaign to educate and cultivate community support for our brand and improved visibility

Manage fundraisers’ targets and activities monthly, compile and submit FDC reports as well as provide input into the annual budget through feasibility calculations

Provide strong leadership and direction to team, set medium to long-term goals/objectives for teams, monitor implementation and foster national capacity building in all areas of fundraising


At least a first degree in marketing, sales, business admin, international business development and a minimum of 10 years’ experience and 3-5 years managerial experience

Understanding of NGO’s operations, best practices and market trends

Understanding of the child and youth development principles [acquire on the job]

Knowledge of programmes in an NGO environment, strong negotiation, communication and networking skills and knowledge of relevant Nigerian legislation

Capacity to manage multiple projects simultaneously and craft successful funding proposals

Experience with website and newsletter production and message development

Understanding of ethical behavior and business practices and especially in relation to work with OVC

Strong computer skills – competent with MS office suite, WordPress, Photoshop and design/layout software

To apply, please send your CV and current salary details to  recruitment@cipmnigeria.org with the job title as the subject of the email.

This position offers an attractive remuneration package, career development opportunities and an opportunity to make a difference to the successful candidate. Application closes on Tuesday August 22, 2017.

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