Plan International is recruiting for fulltime Admin And Logistics Officer.
Plan International is evolving in response to shifts in international development and humanitarian response. We are doing this so we can continue to make a stand for children’s rights. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge. We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Having identified girls as the most marginalised group, they will be our ongoing focus as we work towards helping 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive within their communities. As we embark on this ambitious and exciting journey, we are recruiting for talent across the globe.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Admin and Logistics Officer
Location: Maiduguri, Travel required Occasional Functional Area Administration Reports to Humanitarian Admin and Logistics Advisor Grade: C2
The purpose of this role is to provide administrative and logistical support for the Maiduguri field office in line with policies of Plan International Nigeria, donor requirements and Nigerian laws.
The post holder will be supervised by the Humanitarian Admin and Logistics Advisor and expected to work very closely with other members of the programme team and particularly the Grants and finance officer.
Dimensions of the Role
The post holder will contribute to the effective administration and logistics coordination in Maiduguri office, ensuring the interface between operations and programme team members.
The post holder will support development of Plan Internationals implementing partners and staff capacity building. The post holder will supervise the Admin Assistant.
Provide day-to- day support to staff in general office operations and identify future needs
Ensure timely welcome services, hotel and flights bookings and other support services for staff and visitors
Coordinate and management movement register for all staff and visitors in the Maiduguri office
Effective management of the guest house
Prepare and file documents for signature and/or action, as necessary and ensure that that proper filing systems are in place for the office
Coordinates the planning and organization of meetings and workshops
Ensure that vehicles and all equipment are in good conditions and liaise with the Humanitarian
Admin and Logistics Advisor about necessary repairs and improvements as necessary
Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office/ guest house equipment and machinery to ensure that staff works effectively without any disruptions.
Ensures that the SAP system is used to capture all necessary activities as required.
Establish and maintain a well-functioning logistics support operation for the county office – effective coordination and use of vehicles
Coordinate logistics and procurement operations – Selection of vendors/suppliers
Prepares and Maintain records of all outstanding purchase orders with external vendors and arranges transportation and forwarding services for all orders to ensure delivery on schedule
Prepare reports on personnel and material movement and ensure that reporting requirements are fulfilled in an accurate and timely manner
Ensure compliance with Plan International logistics standards and regulations
Ensure appropriate request for quotation is placed and correct quotations received for processing
Responsible for purchase order creation and maintenance in SAP
Store Management using specified software
Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Humanitarian and Logistics Advisor
Human Resource Development:
Support with the coordination of orientation, on-going development/training and builds capacity of staff, vendor and suppliers when required in line with Admin and Logistics policies and procedures
Learning and Knowledge Management:
Shares relevant information within the team supporting the proper documentation of all administrative, logistic and financial transactions of the operations
Participates in global/regional projects/networks as requested.
Support resource mobilization efforts by supporting costings with respect to budget preparation and related engagement.
Dealing with Problems
Ability to manage competing priorities and expectations from internal and external stakeholders and remain calm and resilient in the face of pressure.
Manage multiple and work with distant colleagues to form a virtual efficient administration team;
Use Plan procedures to settle conflicts among colleagues;
Resolve problems that are not covered by established process.
Analyse possible causes of problems and suggest solutions to get them resolved.
Refer, whenever necessary, the case to the Humanitarian Admin and Logistics Advisor for consideration.
Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility.
This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.
Support the preparation of reports for domestic and international consumption.
Interface with vendors, services providers and consultant to Plan Nigeria
Provide timely responses concerning queries linked to admin and logistics
Report to the Humanitarian and Logistics Advisor
Supervises Admin assistant
Work with other members of the programme units to ensure effective and efficient programme delivery.
Min Required Experience:
Technical Expertise, Skills and Knowledge Essential:
A Degree in Business/Public Administration or related field.
At least 2 -4 years of experience working in administration and logistics generalist role in a
Experience in use of SAP
Fluency in English with excellent writing and speaking skills is required.
Excellent and demonstrable experience in procurement processes and logistics management.
Demonstrable experience in office management and staff coordination.
Excellent writing and speaking in English language
Knowledge and understanding of Nigeria’s policy environment
Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including good listening skills, influencing, negotiation and coaching
Capacity to build and maintain relationships and to work effectively in a multicultural and multi- ethnic environment respecting diversity.
Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook
Plan International’s Values In Practice
We are open and accountable
Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people
We strive for lasting impact
Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.
We work well together
Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.
We are inclusive and empowering
We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential
We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge equality in our programs and our workplace
We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives.
Typical office environment with occasional travels to field office
Level Of Contact With Children
Low contact: No contact or very low frequency of interaction.
Our organizational values are designed to help everyone who works with us achieve our ambitious goals for children, especially girls.
We are open and accountable
We strive for lasting impact
We work well together
We are inclusive and empowering.
Method of Application Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV's and a Statement of Interest responding to how they have demonstrated the above listed values in the course of their career Indicate the Job Title and Location as subject of the mail.
Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Sent all applications as specified above.
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About Plan International
Headquarters:Plan International Nigeria No. 46 Mike Akhigbe Way Jabi District, Abuja, Nigeria
Plan International is an international organisation or development which works in 51 countries across Africa, the Americas, and Asia to promote the safeguarding of children. It is a nonprofit org...Know More about Plan International
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