Plan International recruits 01 Admin Assistant
Location: Maiduguri, BO, NG
Company: Plan International
Plan International is an independent development and humanitarian non-profit organisation that advances children’s rights and equality for girls. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood, and enable children to prepare for – and respond to – crises and adversity. We believe in the power and potential of every child, but know this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination.
Working together with children, young people, supporters and partners, we strive for a just world, tackling the root causes of the challenges girls and vulnerable children face. We have been building powerful partnerships for children for over 80 years and are now active in more than 70 countries, driving changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. Plan International is registered in Nigeria with the Corporate Affairs Commission.
Deadline for application submission: 3rd April, 2020
To provide support to sound administrative, office and logistics support to the Maiduguri office in line with policies of Plan International. The role will contribute to effective office management including support to store management, inventory/asset management and supervision of janitorial services. The incumbent will employ the use of general office practices and administrative procedures to carry out assigned tasks.
Dimension of Role:
Implementation of administrative processes, protocols and systems for the Maiduguri Office.
Provide administrative and logistical support for staff
Supervision of Office Assistants/cleaners.
Supports in maintenance of general office systems including filing; sending, receiving and distributing documents; and’ photocopying/Scanning.
Coordinate and prepare mailings, including production, photocopying, assembling, posting and courier/shipping.
Sends out RFQ to pre-qualified and solicited vendors
Support program activities in the Maiduguri office where necessary in terms of getting vendors and ensuring venues are ready for activities
Keep and maintain store records and materials to ensure prompt supply of materials to staff for the effective discharge of their work without any disruptions of work-flow
Use systems and processes to assure smooth and timely flow of work.
Assist with organization of meetings and special events.
Maintain good and professional relationship with relevant vendors and visitors to the Maiduguri Office
Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures.
Resourceful in gathering and providing information.
Ensure the regular price survey is carried out twice a year while interfacing with Admin and the M&E team for the training of the enumerators.
Ensure that the Maiduguri office is tidy at all times through effective supervision of the cleaners
Receives and signs for fixed asset items and maintains physical inventory
Generates purchase requisition- PR creation and maintenance in SAP for the Admin team and ensure the PR is properly filled.
Responsible for posting good receipt in SAP supported by a delivery note
Perform additional and miscellaneous job-related duties for the office as assigned by manager.
Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge
A BA/BSc or HND in related Business Administration or related field.
At least 2 years practical work experience in supporting administrative systems in a similar organization
Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook a must
Knowledge of operating standard office equipment
Excellent communication skills – written and verbal
Ability to prioritize projects and strong problem solving skills
Good research skills and attention to detail.
Plan International Nigeria is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender or disabilities. Plan International Nigeria is fully committed to child protection to prevent children from all forms of abuse. Women are strongly encouraged to apply.