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Administrative Officer at an NGO

Malaria Consortium, established in 2003, is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable populations. Our mission is to save lives and improve health in Africa and Asia, through evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote universal health coverage.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Location: Ondo
Employment Type: Fixed term Contract
Duration: 12 months.

Job Purpose

  • The Administration Officer will be responsible for providing general administrative support to Ondo and Anambra Net Campaign M&E Project for efficient project management.

Scope of Work

  • The Administration Officer will be actively responsible for maintaining an effective and efficient workflow of the office through enforcing administrative procedures to the office operating system and equipment.
  • S/he is accountable to the Senior Project Manager and will be based in Akure, Ondo State.
  • S/he will be directly responsible for the provision of administrative, personnel and logistics support in the office.

Key working relationships:

  • The Administration Officer will report to the Senior Project Manager and will work closely with the Country office manager, Senior procurement officers, M&E Managers and Entomologist to provide project required administrative support.

Key Accountabilities
Office Management: Administration and Logistics – (55%):

  • Be the operations, admin, procurement and logistics focal point in the field for the Ondo and Anambra Net campaign M&E project providing efficient program support in line with Malaria Consortium Policies.
  • Lead in setting up a filling system for the office, ensuring ease of storage and retrieval of documents for both hard copy and soft copy; filing requirements.
  • Responsible for overseeing all logistic arrangements including activity prep, securing accommodation, hall and transportation services while maintaining, travel itineraries of staff and short-term consultants (as applicable) to ensure proper delivery and satisfaction of service to the project.
  • Manage all office assets in an efficient manner ensuring regular servicing is carried out to MC generators, Air conditioners, IT equipment Compile, file and submit all administrative records as required by MC related to fuel usage, staff movement logbooks, stock records and asset registers etc.
  • Manage the office security provider to ensure that the office has effective security 24/7.
  • Work with the ICT support team in Malaria Consortium Abuja office to ensure all ICT assets for staff use in the project are maintained in good working order and managed in line with MC IT user policies; organize, monitor, and manage staff mobile phone credit.
  • Responsible for procurements of assets in line with MC procurement policies as well as vendor management and other service providers contracting (including security and IT).
  • Will ensure updated records and valid documentation all of vendors. And other service providers and consultants are registered on NAV after compliant supplier registration verification.
  • Liaises with Country Office Manager on difficulties and other office maintenance issues.

Programme support – 30%:

  • Coordinate internal and external stakeholder or technical meetings, workshops, seminars, including all travel and accommodations arrangements.
  • Responsible for contracting short term consultants in state office in close communication with the HR manager at the country office and in line with the procurement policy.
  • Responsible for coordinating the administration and logistics support for the programme office on all field related activities in the state.
  • Lead the compilation of participants list (i.e., CHWs, health facility staff, team supervisors, ward supervisors, state, and LGA supervisors), during MDA and other project events.
  • In line with the programme budget and working as guided by the Malaria consortium policy, ensure value for money of all procurements for programme activities carried out in the state.

Asset and Stock Management (15%):

  • Manage all project-based assets to ensure that they are registered, tracked, maintained, and disposed of according to the Malaria Consortium Asset Management Policy.
  • Maintaining the Property Inventory Register for all office equipment (as per the Malaria Consortium Fixed Asset Policy) in the State.
  • Purchase and manage stocks, in accordance with the Malaria Consortium Inventory Management Policy.
  • Manage stationeries and office supplies for effective management and running of the office.

Person Specification
Qualifications and Experience:

  • Degree or similar qualification in Administration or related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience working in an operations related role specifically in administration and logistics
  • Ability to work effectively and sensitively with staff
  • A collaborative and flexible style, with a strong service mentality
  • Effectively prioritise and perform to tight deadlines.
  • Previous experience in procurement particularly within the donor funding environment
  • Proven written and oral skills in English


  • Attentive to detail
  • Highly organised
  • First aid competence
  • Facilitation and coordination skills
  • Work-based skills and competencies.
  • Flexible and self-motivated
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Fire warden experience


  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good computer skills with proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Ability to troubleshoot basic ICT issues
  • Desirable
  • Good analytical skills.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  2nd July, 2024 (23:59 BST).


  • This role is conditional of Malaria Consortium securing funding for this role.
  • Due to the nature of this role we will be reviewing applications on an ongoing basis and the role might be filled and closed before the closing date. Early applications are encouraged.
  • Qualified Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • To apply for this position you will need to have the right to work in Nigeria