Vacancy for Programmes Logistics Officer at Prepclass

Job Title: Logistics ManagerDepartment:  Development and ProjectsReports to: Programme ManagerLocation: Lagos, NigeriaRestrictions: 3 month contract job renewable after 3 months.Mobility: In-state mobilitySalary: Attractive Compensation structureAbout PrepClassNG:PrepClassNG is an innovative platform that connects African learners with local tutors who provide the highest quality of education to help the learners achieve their learning goals. Context:Pathfinders of the Future (PTF) Tournament is PrepClass’s flagship project that gathers senior high school students from different top rated secondary schools in Lagos and by extension Nigeria to discuss social issues of international and local importance and to hone their intrinsic and latent abilities in oration, research and accurate presentation of intelligent argument backed by facts and evidence. The PTF tournament is poised to be the foremost debate competition in Nigeria that involves a hybrid of offline district competitions, on-air radio tournament and culminates in a sizzling award ceremony. The programme will promote youth-led social accountability by improving young people’s leadership, life skills, technical knowledge on national  issues, policy, advocacy and research, so that they are better prepared to actively engage their future.Working RelationshipLogistics Officer will report to the Programmes Coordinator. S/he will also be expected to establish strong working relationship with coordinators of different school teams.Job Description: As the logistics personnel on the PTF Project, you’ll oversee all logistics and administrative activities of the programme. Your goal will be to ensure that the PTF project runs efficiently and without qualms. This role requires outstanding organisational and administrative abilities, as well as excellent communication skills. This is an autonomous position, so you should be self-sufficient and self-motivated. The main duties are as follows:  Logistics and communications, safety and welfare of school teams, management and reporting.Logistics and Communication:Lead on the logistical arrangements for the district competitions, tournament, trainings, events, school consultations and dialogues, transport and other programme related activitiesLead on procurement of all programme itemsSupport the school teams in their logistical arrangementsDevelop logistical checklists to guide activitiesKeep in constant communication with the school teams, project coordinator and manager.Support the Programme Coordinator to draft update project progress and seek advice as necessary  Keep consistent detailed records of logistical aspects of the programme  Establish and maintain contact database for the project  Produce concise monthly logistical reports.Safety and Welfare of  School TeamsWork with the school teams to agree on preparation activities and modes of communication.Keep in regular communication with the school teams and provide backstopping logistical support as necessary  Support the welfare of the school teams, following up on issues as required  Develop checklist of items to be used prior to any milestone activity and ensure they are properly equipped.  Log the school teams’ travel and check that all safety and security measures have been fulfilled before travelManagement and ReportingMake payments for logistics related activities and keep accurate records of financial expenditureAssist the Programme Coordinator in tracking the project budget  Provide regular updates to the Programme Coordinator as required

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