Breakthrough ACTION

Finance & Admin Assistant I

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Breakthrough ACTION is recruiting for Full time Finance & Admin Assistant I

Job Description

Breakthrough ACTION / Nigeria is a new five-year, USAID-funded project. The goal of Breakthrough ACTION/Nigeria is to increase the practice of 17 priority individual and household level behaviors and five provider targeted behaviors in the areas of malaria; maternal, newborn, child health and nutrition; family planning and reproductive health (RH); and tuberculosis, while increasing the capacity of national and sub-national entities to coordinate and oversee quality SBC programming. Implementation will vary by health area across eleven states.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Finance & Admin Assistant I

Location: Ebonyi

Job Description

  • The Finance & Admin Assistant is responsible for providing office support by assisting with administrative and financial systems, logistics and procedures.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • In addition to the general duties described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Assist the BA-N State Coordinator/Senior Program Officer and staff with preparation and logistics for community activities, meetings, trainings and other events as needed at the field office.
  • Maintain general office systems including filing; coordinating timely timesheet submission; sending, receiving and distributing faxes; and photocopying.
  • Assist the office staff with the tracking and development of administrative documents;
  • Maintain organized files on all admin and financial related reports and documents.
  • Maintain the project field office petty cash, prepare payments, ensure proper authorization for payments, distribute payments as required, and supervise the processing of staff claims and advances and per diem.
  • Complete purchase orders, time and attendance records and prepare necessary reports for relevant senior Admin and Finance Officers, and Deputy Project Director – Malaria & TB.
  • Assist with identification and payments to vendors.
  • Submit monthly financial reports as required to the Senior Finance Officer II.
  • Carry out other tasks to support BA-N Integrated project efforts as assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position will have no direct supervisory responsibilities. The position reports to the Senior Program Officer-State Coordinator for the respective state.

 


Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience

1

Qualifications
B.Sc /HND
Other Requirements

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or HND with minimum of 1 - 3 years’ NGO experience is required. Experience implementing USAID funded projects in Nigeria is highly valued.
  • Strong spoken and written English skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • High level administrative writing skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint, or similar software
  • Professional and organized
  • Experienced in supply management and inventory control
  • Fluency in the local language of the job location.
  • Internet research abilities
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work independently
  • Well-organized, with ability to track multiple activities and deadlines
  • Experience in providing administrative support to work teams
  • Ability to work successfully in a cross-cultural, team-based environment

Application Closing Date:6th Janaury, 2020.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letters and CV only as one PDF document to: hiring@ba-nigeria.org before the closing date above. The subject line of your e-mail should be the job title along with the location. E.g. “Finance & Admin Assistant I, Ebonyi".

Note

  • To apply for this position, please follow the instructions exactly as described below. Any submissions that do not follow the instructions exactly will be discarded without review.
  • Your Cover Letter should include the following:
  • Address the education/experience requirement specified for the position with specific examples where necessary.
  • Language skills. (Please note that language skills will be tested during interviews for shortlisted candidates.) Include the specific date when you would be able to begin work.
  • CV and Cover Letter PDF file name must be your first and last name in CAPS (e.g.: JOHN ADO).
  • Do not include any additional certificates or documentation. Any applications that include certificates or other documents will be deleted immediately.

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About Breakthrough ACTION
Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behaviors—from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV—by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change (SBC).Firmly grounded in proven practices, Breakthrough ACTION works in partnership with governments, civil society, and communities around the world to implement creative and sustainable SBC programming, nu...
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Job Summary
Published
December 19, 2019
Offer Type
Full time
Experience
Minimum of 1years
Location
Ebonyi
Deadline
January 6, 2020
Specialization
Finance / Accounting /Administration/ Office/ Operations
Industries
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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