Administrative Officer at ActionAid Nigeria

ActionAid is an anti-poverty agency that prioritises works with the poor and excluded; promoting values and commitment in civil society, institutions and governments with the aim of achieving structural changes in order to eradicate injustices and poverty in the world. ActionAid Nigeria is an affiliate of ActionAid International, an International Non-Governmental organisation registered in The Netherlands with its headquarters in Johannesburg South Africa. ActionAid International works in more than 40 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe and the Americas.ActionAid is a global movement of people working together to further human rights and defeat poverty for all.Job Title: Administrative Officer (Consultancy) - Abuja: 4 months (September – December 2016)AAN is inviting applications from qualified candidates to fill the position of Admin Officer (Short Term - 4 Months), based at AbujaJob PurposeThe Administrative Officer who reports to Director, Human Resources and Organizational Effectiveness will be responsible for providing front office, stores, administrative and secretarial support to the Country Programme. As the first line contact person to the organization, s/he will be responsible for receiving visitors, giving sound response to inquiries, managing mails, answering and screening telephone calls. S/he is to ensure the application of AAN policies and procedures in collaboration with the other members of the HROE team and the Country Programme.  S/he will also manage physical and electronic reference documents for the country programme by maintaining documentation, filing systems and contact data base.Responsibilities:Maintain a welcome and professional environment and handle/direct all visitors and enquiries appropriately.Work with colleagues to establish & maintain relationship with suitable hotels across the country and manage all organizational hotel reservations.Provide logistics for workshops, seminars, meetings, staff retreat, and ensure adequate communication for all events.Manage AAN store ensuring adequacy of materials required for day to day running of the office/programmes and proper documentation of all expenses involved.Support organisational procurement processesManage and maintain a First Aid box in accordance with AAN’s Health and Safety policy as well as ensure a hygienic and clean office environment

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