Chief Operating Officer Job in Nigeria

 Fadac Resources and Services Limited - Our client, a full-service Event Design, Consultation, and Management Company is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Chief Operating Officer

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Strategic Planning and Execution:

  • Collaborate with the Executive Director and senior leadership team to develop and implement strategic plans, goals, and objectives aligned with the organization’s mission and vision.
  • Lead the development and execution of operational strategies, initiatives, and policies to support programmatic expansion, sustainability, and impact.
  • Ensure the efficient allocation of resources, budget management, and performance monitoring to achieve operational excellence and organizational success.

Program Management and Impact Assessment:

  • Oversee the management of programs and initiatives to ensure alignment with organizational goals, quality standards, and impact metrics.
  • Lead the design, implementation, and evaluation of monitoring and evaluation frameworks to measure program effectiveness, outcomes, and community impact.
  • Collaborate with program managers, staff, and external partners to drive innovation, scalability, and continuous improvement in program delivery.

Financial Management and Sustainability:

  • Develop and manage the organization’s budget, financial controls, and reporting mechanisms to ensure transparency, accountability, and compliance with donor requirements.
  • Identify funding opportunities, diversify revenue streams, and cultivate relationships with donors, funders, and supporters to secure sustainable funding for programmatic activities and operational needs.
  • Monitor financial performance, analyze budget variances, and make recommendations for resource optimization, cost containment, and financial sustainability.

Human Resource Management and Organizational Development:

  • Provide leadership and oversight of human resources functions, including recruitment, training, performance management, and employee relations.
  • Foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organization and promote a supportive and collaborative work environment.
  • Develop talent pipelines, succession plans, and professional growth opportunities to build a high-performing and motivated team.

Governance and Compliance:

  • Ensure compliance with legal requirements, regulatory standards, and ethical practices governing nonprofit organizations.
  • Support the Board of Directors in governance activities, board development, risk management, and strategic decision-making.
  • Maintain effective communication with stakeholders, partners, and community members to enhance transparency, accountability, and trust in the organization.


  • Bachelor’s degree in nonprofit management, business administration, public administration, or a related field. Master’s degree is a plus.
  • Minimum 7-10 years of senior leadership experience in nonprofit organizations, with a focus on operational management, program development, and strategic planning.
  • Strong understanding of nonprofit governance, financial management, grant compliance, and fund development best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation abilities to engage diverse stakeholders and convey complex information clearly and persuasively.
  • Proven track record of leading and motivating teams, building collaborative relationships, and driving organizational change and growth.
  • Strategic thinking, problem-solving skills, and decision-making abilities to address challenges, make informed choices, and seize opportunities for innovation and impact.
  • Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion principles, with a demonstrated history of promoting a diverse and inclusive organizational culture.
  • Proficiency in financial modeling, budget analysis, data-driven decision-making, and performance measurement tools to assess organizational effectiveness and outcomes.
  • Knowledge of relevant laws, regulations, and compliance standards affecting nonprofits and a commitment to upholding ethical principles and integrity in all organizational activities.

Application Closing Date
13th June, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the job title as the subject of the mail.