Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization Board Member Jobs in Nigeria

Widows and Orphans Empowerment Organization Board Member Jobs in Nigeria

Job Descriptions

  • WEWE wishes to recruit certified professionals who can help WEWE to grow by raising in-kind and cash donations and grants to increase funding to achieve our organizational vision and mission.

    Therefore, if you have expertise in the following areas:

  • Experience in organizing high -level advocacy and delegation meetings with private companies, oil companies, individual philanthropist, corporate or international donors such as USAID, European Commission (EC) and Foundations, has proposal writing skills or has hands-on knowledge of how to develop and build online crowdfunding campaigns.

  • Strong business relations and connections with philanthropist and local and international donors that can support WEWE with in-kind and cash donations for widows and orphans.

  • Practical experience in relevant organizational development, capacity building and systems strengthening of any organization. Especially experience in the following areas: Leadership, Governance, Human Resource, Administration, Strategic Information, Communication (Online Strategist), Financial Management, Procurement, Internal control and Fundraising.

    The roles and responsibilities of WEWE Board Members include to:

  • Attend quarterly board meetings in Abuja or via E-platforms

  • Provide leadership, and governance oversight functions

  • Serve as a trusted advisor to the Executive Director (ED) as s / he develops and implements WEWE's strategic plan

  • Review WEWE’s annual progress and performance reports

  • Approve WEWE’s annual budget, audit reports, and material business decisions

  • Contribute to an annual performance evaluation of the ED

  • Partner with the ED and board members to ensure that board resolutions are carried out

  • Serve in committees or task forces and to take on special assignments, representing WEWE to stakeholders

  • Act as an ambassador for the organization
    Raise funds for WEWE by supporting proposals writing and engaging local fundraising.


  • Have over 10 years experience working in leadership positions such as being a head of unit / department / division, Chief of Party, Deputy Chief of
    Party, and Chief Executive Officer or Top manager.

  • Be a certified professional i.e. Chartered Accountants, Auditors, Senior Lawyers, Medical Doctors, and Public Health Practitioner, Bankers, Financial Experts, Senior Programmer in HIV Prevention, Social Scientist, Social Worker, Child Psychologist, and Registered nurse. This list is not exhaustive, once you are a certified/registered professional in any field it’s an advantage.

  • Have experience as a senior executive.
    Have updated individual tax clearance for the last three years from Federal or State Inland Revenue service as this is a new requirement from Federal Inland Revenue Service (FIRS).

  • A candidate whose home is based in FCT-Abuja, has an added advantage.

  • Widows / widowers who are professionals and have experience are encouraged to apply.

    How to Apply

  • Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and Cover Letter in ONLY one attachment (MS Word document) explaining suitability for the position to: WEWEboard@weweng.org Please indicate the title of position applied for in the subject line of the email.

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