MONROVIA, May 1, 2023 – SOS Children’s Villages in Liberia has announced the appointment of Mr. Prosper Ndione to the position of National Director, effective April 1, 2022, after a yearlong secondment in Monrovia. Mr. Ndione was previously working in the SOS Children’s Villages Regional Office in Dakar as a Regional Human Resource & Organizational Development Advisor.
Mr. Ndione joined SOS CV in September 2021. He worked in the private sector for the last 15 years as Human Resources & Legal Director. He holds a Master degree in Law, including an International Certificate in Human Resources Option: Social and Judicial Management.
In collaboration with the National Management Team and stakeholders, Mr. Ndione will lead SOS Children’s Villages efforts to ensure the SOS Children’s Villages in Liberia meets its goal to support children, young people, families, and mainstream child protection, youth employment, climate, and innovation in its programming.
“Last year was a long and challenging year. I am privileged to join the SOS Children’s Villages team in Liberia and to have the opportunity to work with colleagues who are passionate about their work. It was a long and challenging year,” Mr. Ndione said.
SOS Children’s Villages in Liberia is at a critical moment of transition. SOS Children’s Villages harness opportunities to build on the organization’s work in Liberia and to drive children’s rights through a 5-year strategy.
Dr. Amavi Bada, SOS Children’s Villages Representative for Lome Cluster, congratulated the National Management Team for the level of work and support. He noted that while the organization had relevant policies in place, more needs to be done to effectively implement these policies. He also called on the management team to do more for the children of Liberia.
“I am honored to introduce Mr. Prosper Ndione as the new National Director (ND), after a thorough vetting process. Prosper is officially confirmed as the new ND. He will lead the team and the development of the programme for the next 5-year strategy,” said Dr. Amavi Bada.