With a vision of a prosperous, equitable, sustainable, and democratic Ogoniland and a mission to support organizations promoting peace, justice, and sustainable development based on transparent and accountable institutions, an active citizenry, and economic advancement in Ogoniland, the Kiisi Trust operates as a community foundation that advances the original aims and intentions of the plaintiffs of the Wiwa vs. Shell lawsuit.
The Executive Director will be responsible for developing and guiding the strategic vision of the Kiisi Trust Foundation through managing internal and external processes that seek to enhance the objectives of the organization. The Executive Director will have a strong level of organizational leadership, fundraising and capacity building experience, as well as a demonstrated track record in management. She/he will be the primary spokesperson for the organization and will be responsible for implementing organizational policies intended to protect and promote the image and reputation of the Kiisi Trust Foundation. She/he will develop and implement sustainable funding models; lead high-level networking initiatives; as well as represent the organization through participation in key events and conferences. She/he will work closely with the Trustees to ensure that the highest standards of accountability and performance are maintained.
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