National Community Foundation (NCF) Vacancy – Executive Director

The National Community Foundation (NCF) is a philanthropic, non-profit organization dedicated to providing direct support services to enhance the quality of life of the poor and needy and fostering self-development and social upliftment in St Lucia.

We are currently seeking a committed Executive Director to lead the organization and ensure its strategic and operational effectiveness. The Executive Director will play a vital role in shaping the NCF’s strategic direction and overseeing the efficient implementation of all initiatives and will report directly to the Board of Directors.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

• Assisting the Board in the formulation of policy.
• Implementing policies mandated by the Board.
• Managing the day-to-day operations of the Foundation.
• Supervising and collaborating with staff to accomplish the work of the Foundation.
• Keeping accurate financial records of the Foundation.
• Ensuring periodic required audits are undertaken and completed.
• Liaising with the relevant agencies (local, regional, and international) to procure additional funding for the Foundation.
• Promoting the work of the Foundation among potential contributors and influential groups.
• Planning and managing the hosting of fundraising activities.
• Preparing and submitting reports, including annual reports in a timely manner to the Board of Directors and other key stakeholders.
• Representing the Foundation as required.

Required Skills, Knowledge, and Abilities:

• A working knowledge of the NCF’s legislation, policies and procedures
• Excellent oral and written communication skills.
• Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
• Strong interpersonal and motivational skills.
• Comfortable with interacting with individuals from all socio-economic backgrounds.
• Proficiency in Microsoft office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
• Relevant financial management skills, including budget preparation and analysis.
• Ability to treat people-centered matters with the utmost sensitivity, confidentiality and discretion

Required Experience and Qualifications:

• At least a Masters Degree in Business Administration, Sociology, Project Management, Human Resource Management or equivalent discipline.
• At least four (4) years’ work experience in a similar role.
• Experience volunteering or working within a non-governmental or grant making or Community based organization.
• Experience running fundraising initiatives

Application Procedure:
Applications along with a detailed Curriculum Vitae, certified copies of qualifications and two recent testimonials, should be addressed to:

The Chairman
National Community Foundation
High Street

Deadline for receipt of applications is August 31, 2023
Please note that only suitable applications will be acknowledged.