Wednesday, 16 March 2016

Office and Logistic Assistants at Plan International

Plan International is an independent child-centred international development organisation committed to advancing the rights of children and fight against poverty. Plan has no religious, political and government affiliation. For over 75 years, we have supported girls and boys and their communities around the world to gain the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to claim their rights, free themselves from poverty and live positive fulfilling lives. Plan currently works in 70 countries including Nigeria.

Plan International officially started operations in Nigeria in 2014 and works to strengthen and promote the rights of children. Our programme is currently focused on basic education; improve community health services, youth and citizens' participation in governance and creating economic opportunities and livelihoods for the poor, building resilient communities through our emergency and humanitarian response. Plan Nigeria works with communities, civil society organisations, development partner government at all levels and the private sector.

We are currently implementing the Global Affairs Canada funded MNCH projects: Strengthening Health Outcomes for Women and children (SHOW) in Sokoto and Bauchi Opportunities for Responsive Neonatal and maternal health (BORN) in Bauchi state.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Office and Logistic Assistant 

Location: Bauchi
Department: Finance and Admin
Report to: Admin Manager
Duration: 4 years

  • To provide support to sound office and logistics management for all project activities in line with policies of Plan International, donor and Nigeria including its laws.
Duties and Responsibilities 
  • Maintain general office system including filing including following up on timely timesheet submission; sending. receiving and distributing documents and photocopying/Scanning.
  • Coordinate and prepare mailing, including production, photocopy, assembling, posting and courier shipping.
  • Assist in the distribution of checks to vendors.
  • Ensure the office is properly clean and well maintained
  • Work with the driver to ensure all vehicle documentations are in order, including but not limited to maintenance and fueling
  • Assist in sourcing for quotations towards the procurement of goods and materials for program delivery as per corporate procedures to ensure value for money is obtained.
  • Support program activities in the field where necessary.
  • 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
  • Implement the travel plans for all visiting staff/consultants personnel's.
  • Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office equipment and machinery to ensure that staff work effectively without any disruptions.
  • Maintain good professional relationship with relevant vendors.
  • Perform additional and miscellaneous job related duties for the office as assigned.
Qualifications and Experience 
  • A minimum of OND in Business Administration/Finance or related courses.
  • At least a minimum of 2 years practical work experience in an Administrative capacity, with one year in a donor funded project an added advantage.
  • Young Candidate less than 25 years will he preferred for this position.
Application Closing Date
25th March, 2016.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send all applications and CV/Profile

Note: Only application sent electronically by e-mail with the format "Location - Position" clearly indicated as as the subject of the mail will be considered.