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Admin and Logistics Coordinator – Nigeria

Maiduguri, Borno State

Position Summary

The Admin and logistics Coordinator has the responsibility of ensuring that procurement processes at the country and field office levels are being done in line with Search procurement policies and that the office has available fleet of vehicles to support program activities in the NorthEast region. S/he will ensure that the fixed assets at the field office are managed in line with the asset management guidelines and records are properly maintained and verified quarterly. S/he will also ensure that the stores are well managed with records properly maintained. 

The position holder will be line managed by the Head of Office North East and functionally managed by the Procurement, Admin and Logistics Manager. The Position holder will have supervisory responsibilities over the Admin and logistics staff in the North East. The position is based in Maiduguri with frequent travel to the field.

Roles and Responsibilities

Administration and Logistics Management

  • Ensure that proper administration and logistics systems and procedures are followed in every office administration and management.
  • Provide oversight and supervision to admin and logistics staff in the North East to ensure smooth functioning of office administration, including office running and maintenance;
  • Provide ongoing daily mentoring and guidance to staff in logistics and administration in the North East as they develop and implement their own work programs;
  • Supervise the management of all assets and report any incident relating to assets that might require insurance claims. .
  • Implement office management manual and guidelines and manages internal communications in the North East.
  • Supports staff travel including visas, advances, transport, and accommodations needs
  • Work within the budgets drawn up for all projects and activities, manage spending within budgets, and provide justifications for variances to the Country Finance Manager.
  • Liaise with regional teams, ensuring regional priorities and logistics policies and procedures are understood and applied effectively.
  • Ensure timely and effective compliance with all government approval and other accountability mechanisms, and provide a central point of liaison for the government.
  • Attend logistics cluster meetings and other key coordination meetings in Maiduguri on a regular basis.

Procurement Management

  • Work closely with program team to develop quarterly/annually procurement plans (based on quarterly distribution plans and annual work plan) to ensure timely availability of the products for program activities.
  • Update the monthly budget estimation and tracking to the Finance Department.
  • Track and evaluate vendor performance and improvements related to pricing, contractual terms, and/or scope of services.
  • Ensure prompt and correct filing of procurement related documents both hard and e-copy.
  • Supervise the procurement products including IEC materials, promotional items etc.
  • Supervise monthly stock reconciliation
  • Regularly update service level and lease agreement trackers.
  • Maintain a system for centralized management of all contracts including service contracts and production contracts.
  • Review terms of reference to ensure the quality of inputs to be procured
  • Work with suppliers/agencies in the selection of the most qualified and cost effective vendors.

Security Administration

  • Work closely with the security unit and senior leadership teams to ensure security strategies for Search Nigeria and that response are appropriate and aligned with regional and global priorities. 

As job descriptions cannot be exhaustive, the position holder may be required to undertake other duties that are broadly in line with the above key duties.

Education

  • Minimum of bachelor's degree or its equivalent in Business administration, finance, procurement, logistics or supply chain management. Master's degree and Professional qualification in the relevant field is an added advantage.

Required Experience

  • Minimum of 5 years of professional experience in a similar role. 
  • Minimum of 2 years of managerial experience with a minimum of 3 direct reports. 
  • Experience working in a diverse team and in an NGO. Experience in an INGO is a plus.
  • Experience on management of donor-funded development projects is required

Languages

  • Good knowledge of additional local languages will be an asset.
  • Resident in Maiduguri is an added advantage

Other Relevant Requirement

  • Demonstrate integrity, alignment with Search’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promote the vision, mission, and strategic objectives of Search;
  • Capacity to adapt to a multi-cultural context, and tolerance and respect to issues related to gender, religion, race and nationality;
  • Excellent ability to multi-task and produce time-bound deliverables.
  • Expertise in writing reports and success stories; and
  • Treats all people fairly without favouritism and solves problems in collaborative ways.
  • Ability to work under pressure in a highly rewarding, but stressful and demanding environment;
  • Willingness to keep abreast of new developments in the field;
  • Ability to work independently and plan own work, manage conflicting priorities and deadlines;
  • Team player, able to empower other team members under their supervision and delegate as appropriate;
  • Proficient computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications; and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and collaborative working relations.


Admin and Logistics Coordinator – Nigeria

Maiduguri, Borno State

Position Summary

The Admin and logistics Coordinator has the responsibility of ensuring that procurement processes at the country and field office levels are being done…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Full Time Schedule
  • Contract
  • 4-Year Degree Required
  • Professional

Benefits

Group life insurance, Health Insurance and Leave

Group life insurance, Health Insurance and Leave

Level of Language Proficiency

English and Hausa

English and Hausa

How to Apply

Interested candidates should send the following to our Career Portal.

  • Current resume 
  • Cover Letter (which includes expectations of compensation and projected start date)

Please note that the system only has the functionality to upload two documents per application. Incomplete applications will not be accepted.

Only applicants invited for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls please. Please see our website: www.sfcg.org​for full details of our work.

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Interested candidates should send the following to our Career Portal.

  • Current resume 
  • Cover Letter (which includes expectations of compensation and projected start date)

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Location

House 11, 6th Avenue, Gwarinpa Estate II, Abuja | Nigeria, No. 44 Ramat Road, Old GRA | Maiduguri, Abuja, NG

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