Head Of Home/Orphanage Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

at Bradfield Consulting

Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
10 - 15 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

  • Supervise the care of orphans at the orphanage.
  • Achieve the sponsorship and fundraising goals for the home by developing and implementing sponsorship fundraising plan
  • Researches and develops new markets, communities and initiatives for program expansion.
  • Maintains orphanage staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Transform children’s lives by recruiting, orienting, supporting, coaching, and sending them to school.
  • Manages the acquisition of new sponsors through community development programs, networking within current sponsors, special events, speaking engagements, schools and churches
  • Manage the orphanage’s finances: Oversee all expenditures and receipts of money.
  • Counsel guardians / relatives of orphans and inform them of expectations.
  • Write reports and take photos that will be sent to our U.S team for dissemination to partners.
  • Ensure that only qualified orphans are selected for sponsorship.
  • Assist in organizing biannual Relatives Conference.


  • Excellent administrative, planning and organizational skills
  • Above average communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Ability to communicate and interact well with people of different educational, linguistic, cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.
  • Strong relational skills and financial management experience preferred.
  • Proven management and leadership experience.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision



  • A University degree preferably in international development, public health, social work or equivalent
  • Minimum of 8 - 15 years of experience in nonprofit fundraising or related field such as marketing and sales
  • Experience working with nonprofit board and volunteer committees.
  • Advanced user of software including, but not limited to, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Must have passion for charity work/Children mostly
  • Must have worked with children of different kind of challenges
  • Must be very patient, tolerant to be able to handle both the children and the workers
  • Knowledge of different kind of challenges that could be found among the children
  • Good heart and likable spirit because the children are very special.


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