Wednesday, June 30, 2010

Tony Elumelu Foundation: Executive Director

The Tony Elumelu Foundation is a start-up, independent, not-for-profit, delivery-focused institution, dedicated to the promotion and celebration of excellence in business management, entrepreneurship and leadership across Africa.

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

The Foundation is an expression of the entrepreneurial vision of Tony Elumelu, retiring Chief Executive of United Bank for Africa Plc, and its central objective, is the application of business leadership skills and knowledge, specifically in the African context.

Who are we looking for?
The Foundation is recruiting an outstanding individual to serve as its inaugural Executive Director/CEO.
This position will report to the Trustees and Independent Advisory Board, composed of eminent African and global business leaders

Essential requirements for the role:
• Demonstrable history of success in the field, including relevant experience of the African
• Experience with a start- up organization/early implementation of a similar project
• Ability to champion the goals of the Foundation
• Track record of building partnerships with relevant stakeholders
• Experience in fund raising and accessing international networks
• Excellent communication skills
• Proficiency in written and spoken English. Proficiency in French will be an added advantage
• Willingness to travel extensively across Africa

What’s on offer?

• The remuneration package attached to this position is attractive and competitive.

Method of Application
To apply and request a detailed job description, please write to:, enclosing CV and motivation letter.

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