Nigeria SACE is a five year, $19.2 million program funded the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) implemented by Chemonics International. Its objective is to strengthen civil society’s ability to influence the development and implementation of key democratic reforms at the national, state, and local levels. The project will support increased engagement and efficacy of civil society to influence public institutions whose function it is to serve citizens’ interests. The project explicitly aims to engage marginalized populations: such as women, youth, and the disabled; in the process and emphasize the importance of leadership and innovation. In its fourth year, the project now seeks to hire dedicated and high performing individuals for the following position:
Position: Procurement and Logistics Officer
- The Procurement and Logistics Officer supports SACE project office operations, including arranging air travel, booking hotel accommodations, organizing travel by road, overseeing maintenance of all project vehicles, and assigning office drivers’ tasks. The officer also supports the Operations Manager with maintaining the integrity of project procurement processes. In addition and in coordination with the Security Manager and Operations Manager, the officer helps to ensure all security practices of the project are followed. S/he oversees the maintenance of the SACE office in Abuja and the expatriate residences.
The ideal candidate possesses the following qualifications:
- Bachelor’s degree or certificate in a related field is preferred. Secondary school graduate certificate required.
- 4 years- experience in an administrative role on a donor-funded project, with USAID experience strongly preferred. Only two years required if holder of a bachelor’s degree in related field.
- Excellent working capabilities with MS Office Suite
- Good interpersonal skills, honesty, and commitment to excellence
- Ability to establish and maintain effective, sustainable relationships with project staff, vendors, participants, USAID Mission personnel, and the general development and business community
- Patience, good humor, and an ability to work in a multi-national team, sometimes in demanding and/or busy circumstances;
- Knowledge of USAID regulations, subcontract procedure, and good administrative skills will be added advantages:
- Strong organizational and work prioritization skills, attention to detail.
How to Apply:
Candidates interested in the above posts should send their applications to firstname.lastname@example.org (state position title in the subject box of the e-mail) not later than Friday, 10th February, 2017. Applications should comprise a cover letter, a CV, and for the Delta Program Manager, a two-page capacity statement, addressing the key skills listed in CV. Incomplete applications will not be considered. The project strongly encourages applications from women, people with disability and young people.
Note: only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; no follow up e-mails, please.