Monday 14 January 2013

Vacancy: Programmes Manager-Lagos

The CLEEN Foundation is recruiting a proven professional to lead its programmes work in Lagos. The successful candidate will have at least four years relevant experience in the areas of project development/management, fundraising, public policy advocacy and relationship building/management with government agencies, donor partners, media and civil society organizations. Fluency (written and spoken) in English is required.

Position Profile

Position: Programmes Manager - Lagos
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Reporting to: Executive Director

Key Areas of Responsibility:

Leading the implementation of programmes in the Lagos office.

Developing, fundraise and implement, in collaboration with the executive director and program staff, new projects in pursuance of the mission of CLEEN.

Coordinating public policy advocacy of the Lagos office

Building and managing existing relationship between CLEEN Foundation and government agencies, development partners, media and civil society organizations.

Working in close partnership with program teams in the Abuja and Owerri offices to develop

Candidate Profile

Key Experience:

·         A minimum of four years of relevant professional activity in development work

·         Demonstrable experience in project development, management and fundraising

·         Strong understanding of key concepts, issues and thinking in public safety, security and criminal justice reform in West Africa

·         Experience in building and managing relationships with government agencies, donor partner’s media and civil society organizations.

·         Proven record of team building and cross-group collaboration.


Graduate degree in social sciences, humanities and law or equivalent is strongly preferred.

Excellent written and spoken English.

This description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this position. The actual duties and responsibilities may vary based on strategy or assignment.

Mode of Application
If you think you are the candidate we are looking for, please send a substantive application letter and your resume to within two weeks of publication of this announcement.

Organization Description

CLEEN Foundation is a non-profit organization founded in 1998 and registered in Nigeria, Ghana and Cameroon to promote public safety, security and access to justice. The Foundation’s priorities are pursued through empirical research, legislative advocacy, demonstration programmes and publications in partnership with government, business and civil society. 

The organization is renowned for its work in policing and criminal justice reform in West Africa and has received several awards including the MacArthur Foundation’s Effective and Creative Institutions’ Award in 2006.

CLEEN Foundation is Equal Opportunity Employer and supports workforce diversity.


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