1. Ella Africa

Financial / Legal Specialist Trustee


We are seeking a strategically minded individual with a deep understanding of the key challenges confronting Ella Africa, such as gender inequality, educational disparities, and healthcare accessibility.

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Who we are

Ella Africa Foundation is deeply committed to empowering women in rural Angola through education, healthcare, and sustainable agricultural initiatives. We provide tailored vocational training programs, ensuring women acquire essential skills for entrepreneurship and active participation in markets.

The role

We are looking for someone with a strong financial &/or legal background and previous experience in charity governance to oversee the financial / legal matters of the organization.

Key responsibilities:

  • Lead strategic planning and governance efforts, developing business plans and providing clear direction.
  • Oversee financial management, including budgeting, reporting, and ensuring alignment with charitable objectives.
  • Ensure compliance with legal, regulatory, and charitable obligations, mitigating risks and advising on stakeholder relationships.
  • Advocate for the organization through personal networks, attending events, and promoting its mission and activities.
  • Collaborate with fellow trustees to support strategic ambitions and provide critical insight to management.
  • Review annual budgets, performance metrics, and reporting mechanisms to ensure legal compliance and effective financial management.
  • Champion diversity, equity, and inclusion within the organization’s practices and policies.
  • Work closely with senior staff to establish and maintain sound financial and legal processes for asset control and contracts.

We also welcome trustees from a variety of backgrounds, and we are keen to boost the following skills on our board:

  • Financial Expertise
  • Legal Expertise
  • Research & Grants
  • Fundraising & Development

Please download the Candidate Information Pack for further information.

​If you’re passionate about women’s empowerment through education and health and believe you have the skills and experience we are looking for, please submit a CV and Cover Letter

Supporting document(s)

  • candidate-pack---financial-legal-trustee.pdf - Download
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