Career Opportunities to Make a Difference
General Manager will oversee the overall operations and growth of the Striving For All local branch in Cameroon. The role involves managing a team of employees and volunteers to ensure the organization meets its mission, goals, and objectives while complying with local laws and regulations. The General Manager will be the face of the organization and will represent Striving For All in all relevant meetings, conferences, and events in the country.
- Strategic Planning: Develop and implement a comprehensive strategic plan that aligns with the organization’s overall mission.
- Operational Management: Oversee the day-to-day operations of the organization, including budgeting, fundraising, and program implementation.
- Program Management: Work closely with program managers to ensure the effective implementation of programs, evaluate their impact, and make improvements as necessary.
- Financial Management: Manage the budget for the Cameroon branch of Striving For All, including budgeting, forecasting, and reporting, and ensuring all financial procedures are followed.
- Fundraising: Develop and implement fundraising plans to support the organization’s activities, including grant writing, major donor cultivation, and organizing fundraising events.
- Staff Management: Oversee the recruitment, hiring, training, and evaluation of staff members and volunteers. Ensure compliance with local labor laws and regulations.
- Representation: Served as the organization’s representative in Cameroon’s meetings, conferences, and events. Build relationships with local partners, stakeholders, and the public to advance the organization’s mission.
- Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, or a related field.
- At least five years of experience in a senior management position, preferably in a nonprofit organization.
- Experience managing budgets and financial reports.
- Experience in fundraising, grant writing, and donor cultivation.
- Excellent leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills.
- Ability to work effectively in a multicultural environment.
- Fluency in English and French is required.
- Strong computer skills, including proficiency in Microsoft Office and relevant software applications.
This position is based in Cameroon and may require travel to other locations. General Manager reports to the Executive Director of Striving For All. Striving For All is an equal-opportunity employer and welcomes applicants from all backgrounds.
Location: Striving For All Thrive Center, Bonanjo Messa Presse, Douala, Cameroon.
At Striving For All, we value diversity, equity and inclusion, recognizing that they are essential to the success of our organization. We are committed to creating a workplace where everyone feels welcome and celebrated and where discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other legally protected status has no place.