• Full Time
  • Abuja

HardBall Foundation

Hardball Foundation is a non profit organization set up to improve the standard of living and general well-being of Nigerians. We provide knowledge and financial support for the people to improve their standard of living.


The core purpose of this role is to provide leadership and direction for HardBall Foundation. The CEO will work closely with Hardball Foundation Board of Directors to develop strategies to grow fundraising, advocate to improve the standard of living, and general well-being of Nigerians. The CEO will ensure effective implementation of strategy, drive implementation and report on results on a full time basis.


– Provide clear vision, purpose for the Foundation
– Operate as a positive role model for the culture of the Foundation
– Must be principled and act with integrity
– Develop a high performing collaborative team
– Provide the Board of Directors with trusted feedbacks
– Resourceful and willing to take measured risks

– Understands context and has a clear long-term view
– Navigates ambiguity and is relentlessly solutions driven
– Use strong analytical and innovative thinking to develop a clear business strategy to achieve goals
– Ensure alignment with Hardball Foundation strategic direction

– Develop high performing fundraising strategies which are cost effective
– Ensure fundraising goals are achieved
– Ensure there is a clear communication strategy which maximizes opportunities for advocacy, fundraising and builds Hardball foundation’s brand reputation.

Financial Management:
– Strong financial leadership
– Ensure financial goal are achieved

– Develop and maintain a strong positive brand reputation for HardBall Foundation
– Ensure HardBall Foundation’s profile is enhanced through media appearances and top-level engagement with Government, business, the general public and other NGOs
– Form positive collaborative relationships with other member of Staff, and volunteers

– Achieve strategic goals for fundraising, Programme management, advocacy and financial reserves
– Ensure excellence in productivity
– Ensure financial accountability and transparency that demonstrates Hardball Foundation as leaders in the effective use of charitable donations

Also the ideal candidate will undertake any other duties within reasonable limits, as requested by the Board of Directors.


– Demonstrable leadership skills
– Strong strategic capability
– Proven ability of achieving organizational goals
– Demonstrated high level of interpersonal skills and stakeholder management
– 5 Years Knowledge and experience of NOT FOR PROFIT sector will be beneficial

– Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with internal and external stakeholders
– Commitment to continuing development of self and team members
– Strong EQ and values driven
– Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
– Strong analytical skills
– Business acumen, commercial discipline & financial literacy

– Negotiable


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