Creative is an international development organization dedicated to supporting people around the world to realize the positive change they seek.
Job Title: Operations Manager
Requisition No.: OPERA01982
Employment Type: Full Time
Job Category: Programs
- Creative Associates seeks an Operations Manager for an upcoming education project in Nigeria, which seeks to improve student access to school and literacy outcomes in a language they use and understand in Grades 1-3 in select areas of Nigeria, equitably and sustainably.
- The Operations Manager is responsible for the management of human resources, local procurement, and information technology of the program in a fluid and complex operational environment.
Reporting & Supervision:
- This Operations Manager reports to the Deputy Chief of Party (DCOP).
- Ensure streamlined operations systems in line with Creative and donor rules and regulations;
- Provide administrative and logistical support to the portfolio of programs;
- Ensure an in-depth awareness of operational issues in the context of Nigeria;
- Streamline and maintain procurement processes to meet grant deliverables and milestones;
- Serve as the primary liaison to all vendors and subcontractors;
- Responsible for day to day management of subcontracts with international vendors;
- Serve as primary liaison for Creative HQ on international subcontractor issues;
- Manage and oversee staff responsible for arranging travel and logistics for staff and project equipment and inventory;
- Provide timely and accurate reports on location of staff and assets and maintain proper hard and soft copy files for each. Reports may be requested by HQ or donor;
- Responsible for program compliance with Task Order, U.S. Government rules and regulations, and Creative policies and procedures;
- Support DCOP in all operations tasks and duties;
- Manage, train, and mentor key team members in the areas of administration, logistics, human resources, procurement, budgeting and finance; and
- Respond to requests from donor and supervisors as needed.