Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers is growing rapidly and offers a great placebo work within easy reach of London and Brighton
Project: Driver/Administrative Assistant x2 (12 month fixed term contract)
Office Location: Nigeria, Kaduna & Benue State
Salary: Local T’s & C’s
Sightsavers has an exciting opportunity for an experienced Driver/ Administrative Assistant to provide support to the Nigeria office. You will be required to drive staff in the office as well as visiting Sightsavers staff and consultants when necessary and to ensure the maintenance and safety of all office vehicles at all times and to perform clerical duties in support of the efficient running of the office.
The role also provides day-to-day administrative support including transacting business with the banks on foreign currencies, liaise with officials of immigration and embassies for staff entry visas and renewal of passports and work permits, assisting in picking up invoices for procuring logistics and payment of statutory obligations, assisting with organisation of various office events, undertaking photocopying, scanning and filling, monitoring electricity/generators usage and other admin duties.
The ideal candidate will have a Basic Education Certificate (BECE) BEPC, Trade test certificate, 3-5 years driving experience and experience with working with NGOs. The ideal candidate should have good command of spoken English / French (as appropriate)
Candidates with an understanding of equality of opportunity for disabled people would be of particular interest.
Closing date: 9th February 2018
As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.