The role required an understanding and commitment to TMA’s vision and mission, and to keeping up with key issues that might affect the organisation. This individual would regularly engage with donors and participate in key strategic events, in addition to supporting the Chair of the Board and collaborating with the TMA Council, National Oversight Committees and The Programme Coordinating Committee of EAC.
Ideally, this person would have expertise in technology and innovation in Africa, and knowledge applicable to automation of key trade processes and systems. They would have a minimum of ten years’ of management experience, strategy formulation experience and excellent leadership and management skills. Oxford HR appointed Lola Aworanti-Ekugo into the role, as the first West African on the Board.
When asked what attracted her to TradeMark Africa, Lola noted:
On her experience with Oxford HR, Lola was impressed with the teams’ commitment to delivering a seamless and comprehensive experience throughout. She explains that
‘I found Oxford HR’s team to be highly professional, always ready to address any questions or concerns promptly. I am grateful for the opportunity to have been engaged by them and look forward to the impactful contributions we will make together in the future.’