Office Assistant at John Snow Incorporated (JSI)

John Snow Incorporated (JSI) - MEASURE Evaluation is funded by USAID to strengthen capacity in developing countries to gather, interpret, and use data to improve health. We create tools and approaches for rigorous evaluations, providing evidence to address health challenges. And we strengthen health information systems so countries can make better decisions and sustain good health outcomes over time. We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Office AssistantLocation: AbujaSupervisor: Administrative OfficerProject SummaryMEASURE Evaluation Phase IV is a cooperative agreement awarded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) to a consortium of partners led by the University of North Carolina (UNC) at Chapel Hill, and include John Snow. Inc. (JSI), Palladium Group, Tulane University, ICF International and MSH. its objective is to improve and institutionalize the collection and use of data for population programs, health and nutrition. The project activities are being implemented in several countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America.Job Description/DutiesWe are currently seeking candidates for a Nigeria based Office Assistant. The position is full time and will be based at the project office in Abuja, Nigeria and will report to the Administrative Officer, also based in the Abuja Office.Specific ResponsibilitiesProvides all logistics support for the project, including office automation, binding, scanning, photocopy and filing of project vouchersEnsure that all meeting rooms are clean and ready for meetings at all times.Support in the logistics for workshop and meeting within and outside the office.Work with the Admin Officer to ensure that office equipment are serviced as at when due.Supervise office cleaners to ensure that offices, bathrooms, floors are kept clean and are adequately equipped with necessary supplies.Ensure that the generator is adequately serviced and fueled.Sits in the front office whenever the Receptionist is not around to handle all telephone messages and direct visitors as appropriate.Whenever the receptionist is not around, he/she serves as back up for Admin officer to:Ensure office equipment maintenance and repair, liaising with maintenance contractors for office equipment, including photocopying, fax, computers and telephone.Manage schedules for use of meeting rooms.Issues and monitors the supply and usage of office stationary and supplies. -Arrange for staff travel including hotel reservations, purchase of tickets, drop-off and pick-up at the airport and all other matters associated.Manage daily vehicle usage by staffEnsure that all equipment are switched off at the close of work.Support the Admits Officer in identifying location of project inventoryAssists the Admin officer in other administrative duties and functions of the Office.Performs all other duties and tasks as may be assigned. 

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