Secretary General at Nigerian Red Cross Society

The Nigerian Red Cross, as part of its strategic plan to position itself as Nigeria’s leading humanitarian and disaster management intervention organization, is currently recruiting highly professional and mission-focused individuals to fill the key position below in the organization. Successful candidates will be joining a visionary organization with an extensive network of local branches in every state and over 800,000 volunteers working closely with those in need of humanitarian assistance. Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:Job Title: Secretary General Job Code: AJ13 - 01Location: Abuja (National Headquarters), NigeriaResponsible to: Governing BoardJob SummaryThe Secretary General is, by law, the Chief Administrative Manager of the affairs of the National Society of the Nigerian Red Cross Society, and is saddled with the responsibility of co-ordinating and supervising the operations of the Heads of departments or controllers, including the activities at the branches, divisions, zonal levels, sub-committees and any other function as may be assigned to the office from time to time.ResponsibilitiesBeing the most senior full time manager, the Secretary General shall be the highest Management Authority in the National Society Secretariat carrying out his functions under the authority of the Board.To implement the decisions of the Central Council executive Committee, the Board and other mandate given to him by other bodies of the society.To manage and control the secretariat and be responsible for the execution of the work entrusted to it so as to achieve the stated goals of the Society.To prepare annual budgets and annual financial reports working with the National Adviser for Finance and Planning and the National Treasurer.To organize the different services of the secretariat in accordance with the decisions of the Board.To be the authorized representative of the society in relation to other parties and courts of law for all transactions executed in notaries form relating to the acquisitions, administration and expenditure of the Society.To implement the decisions of the Central Council, the Central Council executive Committee and the Board.To carry out any other function assigned to him by the present statute or entrusted to him by the Central Council Executive Committee, or the President.To report on the activities of the Society to the Board, the Central Council Executive Committee and the Central Council as the situation dictates.To attend the Central Council and the Central Council Executive Committee and the Board as the Secretary.Note: The duties enunciated above are intended to describe the duties of the appointee expected to undertake the position. It is not a complete and exhaustive list as alterations or deletion of duties may occur from time to time in accordance with the Nigerian Red Cross Society. 

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