Jobs at Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE)

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization (WEWE) is a registered local NGO with its head office in Abuja FCT, has been authorized by the US Agency for International Development (USAID) to implement the Local Partner Initiative for Orphans and Vulnerable Children (LOPIN) project, Region 2 Anambra and lmo States.

WEWE - LOPIN project vision Is to make Anambra and lmo State the best place for children to live In Nigeria.

WEWE LOPIN project goal is to improve the quality of life of 340,000 vulnerable children in 68,000 vulnerable households in Anambra and lmo States in 5 years from July2014 - 2019.
One of WEWE LOPIN key objectives and strategy is to facilitate the setup of Public-Private Partnerships (PPP) between State, LGAs, communities, civil society and private partners to mobilize resources for vulnerable children and their families. Therefore WEWE is looking for a highly skilled, talented, award/prize winning marketer who will fill the position of Public - Private Partnership
(PPP) Coordinator for WEWE LOPIN project fund raiser.
Public Private Partnership (PPP) Coordinator
Location: Abuja
Experience: 10 year(s)
Course of Study: Marketing
Required Grade: Not Specified
The role of the PPP coordinator will be to take the lead in setting up public-private partnerships for resource mobilization which involves activities
such as:

Develop and manage a directory for this private firms and companies
Conduct advocacy visits to these private firms for them to be Invited to join PPP.

Conduct awareness creation events with the private sector on the need for more corporate social responsibilities for vulnerable children in Anambra and Imo State.

Organize Public Private Alliance meetings

Develop Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)with each alliance member

Promote flow of information and resources between and among WEWE, private and public companies and the communities

Promote information sharing with the relevant donors and community by initiating or participating in consultative meeting with the
donors and preparing briefs on Public-private partnership development and activities

Ensure wide dissemination and visibility of Public-Private Partnership contribution to the project activities

Support WEWE Implementing Agents to develop Community Action Plan for fund raising and resource mobilization

Evaluate available partnership commitments and maintain an up - to - date record of available in- kind resources for the various Phases of project

Prepare status reports and communication packages for partnership members

Communicate project's purpose, value and Importance to the partnership and potential members in forums as needed

Qualifications and Experiences:
Minimum of Bachelor's degree In a related field such as Marketing, Business Development or Banking and Finance

A post graduate degree is preferred and will be an added advantage.
Minimum of 10 years working experience in marketing, new business development and public relations fund raising and resource mobilization, particularly in the area of banking, sales and marketing.

Extensive experience working with the private sector i.e. banking, multinational companies, oil and gas sector, manufacturing sector,

Knowledge of high level private sector contacts and associates with evidence to support this claim Is an added value

Evidence of prizes won, merit awards, certificate of best employee awards or recognition of excellence or any other specific talents in the field of marketing, new business and fund raising from previous employers is required.

High level written and oral communication skills in English, with ability to write strong letters requesting support, proposals for funds, concept notes and solicitation for funds

Success experience in organizing fund raising events

High level of proficiency in MS word and Ms PowerPoint

Job Duration:
The duration of the assignment is 5 years

Job Location: Abuja FCT

NIB: WEWE will not cover any cost for you to attend an Interview if you are shortlisted.
"WEWE is an equal opportunity employer which does not discriminate based on tribe, state of origin within Nigeria, religion, age, sex, race or on different physical ability. WEWE does not require that this Information be included In your application and /twill not be used as selection criteria”

Interested Candidates should send his/her CV and cover letter In ONLY one attachment (MS word document) explaining suitability for the job to

Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their curriculum vitae (CV) and suitability letter on time as
there is no deadline and applicants will be screened on a first come first serve basis and as soon as we have identified the right candidate the
position will be closed.