Country Manager, Nigeria at Girl Hub

Are you an experienced leader with an innovative touch?

Oxford HR are undertaking a search on behalf of Girl Hub to find a new Country Director for Nigeria.

Girl Hub is a strategic collaboration between DFID and the Nike Foundation. they currently operate in Rwanda, Nigeria and Ethiopia with headquarters in London.

Girl Hub’s ambition is to empower the 250 million adolescent girls living in poverty to reach their full potential. Girls are a proven force for change and the catalyst to end global poverty – they call this the Girl Effect.

They want girls to be able to complete secondary school, be healthy and free of violence, be able to earn and save for the future, and only marry and have children when they are ready. Their work aims to shift the social norms that hold girls back, and drive better investments that directly benefit girls. Everything They do is based on what girls tell us they need and what will work for them.

They seek a Country Director for Nigeria to lead the delivery and demand for Girl Hub services of the girl effect at scale and in country. They are looking for a dynamic individual to act as ‘Chief Catalyst’ that generates investment and support from local partners by demonstrating that ‘doing more for girls better’ can change society.

Full details of the position and a link to apply can be found on our website at

Skills and Experience

The new Country Director will play a critical role in ensuring the results of programme objectives.

This post would suit someone with over 15 years experience in preferably both the private and development sectors. Ideally they will have previously held a Country Manager or other country-level management position (e.g. Chief of Party, Head of Programmes). The key to success in this role will be the ability to leverage this experience to provide innovative and inspirational leadership.  They should have strong interpersonal and networking skills, allowing them to build effective relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of strong leadership and the ability to provide appropriate direction for success. S/he can translate strategy into specific priorities, objectives, and action plans.

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