Creative Associates International

Operations Manager

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Creative Associates International is recruiting for Full time Operations Manager

Job Description

Creative Associates International is a dynamic, fast-growing global development firm that specializes in education, economic growth, democratic institutions and stabilization. Based in Washington, D.C., Creative has a field presence in more than 25 countries with a strong client portfolio that includes the U.S. Agency for International Development and the State Department, among others. Since its founding in 1977, Creative has earned a solid reputation among its clients and is well-regarded by competitors and partners alike.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Tittle: Operations Manager

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Position Summary

  • The Operations Manager oversees all operations as related to logistic, facilities and transportation

Reporting & Supervision:

  • This position is located in Abuja, Nigeria, reporting to the Chief of Party.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Establishes operations systems to ensure strong support for program goals.
  • Works with the Chief of Party to review operations and objectives, and ensures all aspects of the project are compliant with USAID policies and Creative procedures.
  • Identifies and trains staff to support operations.
  • Provide oversight of vehicles logs, vehicle maintenance
  • Identify vehicle needs and reviews drivers’ timesheet
  • Customs clearance forNEI+ properties
  • Establish, lead, and implement all logistics and operations process for the project, including drivers and security by strictly following all rules and regulations established by USAID, Creative Associates, and follow all stipulations established by Nigerian law.
  • Coordinate transportation, permits, authorizations, insurance, loading and unloading of goods/materials, and financial allocation of related expenses under grants
  • Manage project inventory
  • Coordinate large-scale training/workshop and events for the project
  • Oversee management of project vehicle fleet
  • Serve as a key administrative and operational point to ensure project implementation runs smoothly and successfully.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Previous experience working on programs funded by international donors (preferably USAID)
  • A Bachelor's or Master's degree in Business, or a related field
  • Strong knowledge of USAID procurement rules and regulations required
  • Three to five years of previous experience working in operations and administration of USAID programs
  • Demonstrated ability to solve challenging and complicated logistical issues
  • Experience with budgeting and cost analysis
  • Experience managing procurement professionals
  • Strong ability to use and develop commodity management tracking systems
  • Strong communication skills; Fluency in English and local languages required.

Application Closing Date

22nd June, 2020.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their updated Resume / CV to email below with "position title" in the email subject line


  • Only finalists will be contacted. No phone calls.
  • Creative Associates International Inc. is an Equal opportunity employer: Disability / Veteran.

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About Creative Associates International
Creative Associates International provides outstanding, on-the-ground development services and forges partnerships to deliver sustainable solutions to global challenges. Its experts focus on building inclusive educational systems, transitioning communities from conflict to peace, developing sustainable economic growth, engaging youth, promoting transparent elections and more. Creative is recognized for its ability to quickly adapt and excel in conflict and post-conflict environments. To del...
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