Executive Secretary at Federal Nigeria Society for the Blind (FNSB)

Executive Secretary at Federal Nigeria Society for the Blind (FNSB)

Job Title: Executive Secretary | Federal Nigeria Society for the Blind (FNSB) | Job Location: Lagos

The Federal Nigeria Society for the Blind (FNSB), a non-profit organization that was established in 1955 with a focus on training and rehabilitating persons who go blind midlife.


  • The role has the overall responsibility for the management and smooth operations / execution of all the society’s initiatives and activities.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Full responsibility for fundraising on behalf of the society
  • Being the ‘public face’ of the society
  • Networking with related organizations
  • Initiating, nurturing and maintaining close links  with organizations friendly to FNSB
  • Serving on all committees of the Council
  • Preparation and presentation of monthly FNSB activities report to Council including minutes of meetings
  • Preparation and presentation of Annual Budgets to Council for approval
  • Personnel management, including vacancies, performance appraisals, training, discipline, development and deployment
  • Overview of the management of the Center premises including school infrastructure, facilities and business ventures
  • Liaison between the FNSB Council and other employees by cascading Council’s decisions to them
  • Implementation of Council directives and decisions
  • To be aware of the Objectives, Values, and the Code of Conduct of the Society in order to ensure strict adherence by other employees
  • Implementation of policies and guidelines laid down by the Executive Council for the smooth running of the Society’s office
  • Ensure proper implementation of all Committees’ initiatives and activities
  • Provide support for Vocational Training Centre (VTC) correspondences and documentation.

Essential Skills and Qualifications

  • Minimum of First Degree in Administration or Social Sciences (a Master’s Degree will be of advantage)
  • Knowledge of psychology
  • Customer service skills
  • Thorough and pays attention to detail
  • Patience and the ability to remain calm under pressure
  • Good IT Skills and computing, (Microsoft Suite of Software)
  • Fire safety trained (to be provided if not available).

Person Specification:

  • Be committed to the vision, mission, values and objectives of the Society
  • Be a positive and committed employee of the Society by demonstrating the highest personal and professional ethics
  • Be a good communicator with a clear understanding of the role and its responsibilities of the position
  • Cultivate good relationships with key VTC staff especially the Principal

Desirable Skills:

  • Experienced Administrator/Manager
  • Performed roles at a supervisory/managerial level eg Dept. Head
  • Working unsupervised self-motivated
  • Must be teachable and willing to learn skills
  • Fundraising.


  • Competitive remuneration
  • Transportation for operational requirements (access to car or transport refund for operational movements)
  • Accommodation when refurbished by December, 2021.

Application Closing Date
6th August, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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