Evang Yaro Doris

 Utilize keen analysis and insights and team approach to drive organisational improvements and implementation of best practises, Superior interpersonal skills, capable of resolving multiple and complex (fundraising, human resources, legal, financial, operational) issues and motivating staff to peak performance. Excellent international connections developed as selected representatives of many national and regional non-governmental organisations to the United Nations (UN). Additional areas of expertise include: Alexander, is a christian with open & a welcoming hand to a fellow Muslim via his co-existence trainings. Married to Deaconess DORATHY ALEXANDER, they are blessed with two (2) children. This great family worships with the Redeemed Christian Church of God, Kings Zone, Uyo, AKS, Nig.

16 years successful experience providing fiscal, strategic and operations leadership in uniquely challenging situations.

 Dynamic results-oriented leader with a strong track record in turn around and high organisation. Utilize keen analysis and insights and team approach to drive organisational improvements and implementation of best practises, Superior interpersonal skills, capable of resolving multiple and complex (fundraising, human resources, legal, financial, operational) issues and motivating staff to peak performance. Excellent international connections developed as selected representatives of many national and regional non-governmental organisations to the United Nations (UN). Additional areas of expertise include:

 

·         Strategy, Vision and Mission Planning

·         Finance, Budgeting and Cost Management

·         Fundraising and Programme Marketing Leadership

·         Public Relations and Media Management

·         Programs and Projects Management

·         Policy and Procedure Development

·         Human Resource Management

·         Government Regulations and Relations

·         Contract negotiations and Strategic Alliances

·         Conflict Resolutions and Management

·         Team Building and Performance Improvement

·         Peace Building and Development

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Executive Director, Gabasawa Women and Children-1999-Till Date.

-Empowerment Initiatives (GWCI)

16, Hon. Bayo Oshinowo Street, Ogudu, Lagos State,

Nigeria, West Africa.

 

JOB PURPOSE

The Executive Director is responsible for the successful leadership and management of theorganization according to the strategic direction set by the Board of Directors.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Leadership

  • Participate with the Board of Directors in developing a vision and strategic plan to guide Gabasawa Women and Children Empowerment Initiatives (GWCI)
  • Identify, assess, and inform the Board of Directors of internal and external issues that affect the GWCI.
  • Act as a professional advisor to the Board of Director on all aspects of the GWCI's activities.
  • Foster effective team work between the Board and the Executive Director and between the Executive Director and staff.
  • In addition to the Chair of the Board, act as a spokesperson for GWCI.
  • Conduct official correspondence on behalf of the Board as appropriate and jointly with the Board when appropriate
  • Represent the GWCI at community activities to enhance the GWCI's community profile

 

Operational Planning and Management

  • Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the Gabasawa Women and Children Empowerment Initiatives (GWCI).
  • Responsible for day-to-day management of GWCI
  • Ensure that the operation of the GWCI meets the expectations of its funding partners, target beneficiaries including communities and GWCI Board.
  • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of GWCI
  • Draft policies for the approval of the Board and prepare procedures to implement the GWCI policies; review existing policies on an annual basis and recommend changes to the Board as appropriate
  • Ensure that GWCI personnel, target beneficiaries, funding partners, donors and volunteer files are securely stored and privacy/confidentiality is maintained
  • Provide support to the Board by preparing meeting agenda and supporting materials

Programme Planning and Management

  • Oversee the planning, implementation and evaluation of the organization's programmes, projects and services
  • Develop proposals and implement programme/projects activities
  • Ensure that the programmes, projects and services offered by the GWCI contribute to the organization's mission and reflect the priorities of the Board
  • Monitor the day-to-day delivery of the programmes, projectsand services of GWCI to maintain or improve quality
  • Oversee the planning, implementation, execution and evaluation of special projects

 

Specific Committee Responsibilities:

  • Assure that the organization has a long-range strategy which achieves its mission, and toward which it makes consistent and timely progress.
  • Provide leadership in developing programme, organizational and financial plans with the Board of Directors and staff, and carry out plans and policies authorized by the board.
  • Promote active and broad participation by volunteers in all areas of the organization's work.
  • Maintain official records and documents, and ensure compliance with federal, state and local regulations.
  • Maintain a working knowledge of significant developments and trends in the field.

 

Human Resources Planning and Management

  • Determine staffing requirements for GWCI management and programme delivery
  • Oversee the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures and practices including the development of job description for all staff
  • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations
  • Recruit, interview and select staff that have the right technical and personal abilities to help further the organization's mission
  • Ensure that all staff receives an orientation to Gabasawa Women and Children Empowerment Initiatives and that appropriate training is provided
  • Implement a performance management process for all staff which includes monitoring the performance of staff on an on-going basis and conducting an annual performance review
  • Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance
  • Discipline staff when necessary using appropriate techniques; release staff when necessary using appropriate and legally defensible procedures

 

Financial Planning and Management

  • Work with staff (Programme Officer) and the Board (Finance Committee) to prepare a comprehensive budget
  • Work with the Board to secure adequate funding for the operation of the GWCI
  • Research funding sources, oversee the development of fund raising plans and write funding proposals to increase the funds of GWCI
  • Participate in fundraising activities as appropriate
  • Approve expenditures within the authority delegated by the Board
  • Ensure that sound bookkeeping and accounting procedures are followed
  • Administer the funds of the GWCI according to the approved budget and monitor the monthly cash flow of the organization
  • Provide the Board with comprehensive, regular reports on the revenues and expenditure of GWCI
  • Ensure that the GWCI complies with all legislation covering non-profit organisation.
  • Ensure that adequate funds are available to permit the organization to carry out its work.
  • Ensure that the GWCI complies with approve procedures and expenditures guidelines by donors and funders.

 

Community Relations/Advocacy

  • Communicate with stakeholders to keep them informed of the work of the organization and to identify changes in the community served by GWCI
  • Establish good working relationships and collaborative arrangements with community groups, funders, politicians, and other partners and networking organizations to help achieve the goals of the GWCI.

 

Risk Management

  • Identify and evaluate the risks to the GWCI's people (target beneficiaries, staff, management, volunteers), property, finances, goodwill, and image and implement measures to control risks
  • Ensure that the Board of Directors and the organization carries appropriate and adequate insurance coverage
  • Ensure that the Board and staff understand the terms, conditions and limitations of the insurance coverage.

 

NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENT

  • Carried out a national campaign for Girl-Child Education across the six-geo-political zones of Nigeria which increased the enrolment of girl-child in schools in Nigeria
  • Renovate and equip libraries in secondary schools with books, reference materials and computers with internet for on-line research.
  • Raised 10 million naira between 2005-2006 and implemented advocacy and awareness programmes on the dangers effect of HIV/AIDs, STDs, and Tuberculosisand to care for people living with HIV/AIDs while eradicating the disease in the Nigeria society.
  • Embark on preventive educationto combat drug abuse among the youths in Mile 12, Ojota, Ogudu, Ketu, Alapere, Agboyi-Ketu, Agege and northern part of Nigeria. The impact of the programme has produced more than 50 youths who are formally, ardent users of india-hemp but are now change agent in Nigeria advocating for eradication of drug abuse in the Nigerian society.
  • Raised more than 100 million naira to implement programmes and projects that are beneficial to the orphans and vulnerable children between 2001 and 2006.
  • Raised more than 20 million naira to implement programmes and projects on women economic empowerment for 400 women and also, established cooperative society among them.
  • Raised more than 15 million naira to organise and implement advocacy and awareness creation programmes on the dangers effect of V.V.F and early girl-child marriages in Jigawa state, Kaduna state, Kano state, and Zamfara state.
  • Raised and implemented treatment of V.V.F for 45 girl-children in early marriagesin Jigawa state, Kaduna state, Kano state, and Zamfara state.
  • Provide yearly scholarship for more than 500 orphans and vulnerable children in various classes in primary and secondary schools that are still attending school under GWCI.
  • Presented many papers which had positive impact at national and international level, these included ‘Girl Child Education in the Face of AIDs’ – A paper presented at United Nations (UN) headquarters, United States of America (USA) in 2009.
  • Raised over 120 million naira in cash and kind and provided humanitarian assistance and relief materials to more than 5000 families who are internally displaced as a result of the ‘Boko-Haram’ insurgencies in northern Nigeria.
  • Raised over 25 million naira and implemented ‘Care Support for Our Mothers and Children’ programme which provided cares to 50 mothers (whose children were kidnapped by ‘Boko Haram’ and 5 of the girls that escaped from their abductors den-‘Boko Haram’ in Sambisa forest.
  • Raised and expended over 5 million naira to provide 5 of the abducted Chibok girls that escaped from their ‘Boko Haram’ abductors; with care support, shelter, psycho-social support, medical care, education and later, sponsored their air-tickets for their University in USA.
  • Raised over 50 million naira to implement programmes on care support and education for 2,500 families (households) in North-east Nigeria, and 7,500 families (households) in South-west Nigeria.

 

EDUCATION
Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business Administration

HONOURS AND AWARD

  • The President’s NYSC Honours Award Certificate
  • Kaduna State NYSC Honour Award Certificate
  • Community Development Award Certificate Award, Chikun Local Government, Kaduna State.
  • Millennium Development Goal (Ambassador Millennium Goal)
  • CSW (Commission of Women Status) United Nation (UN), New York, USA.