POSITION TITLE: Administration Officer
JOB CODE: ADMN10010 – Administrative Associate I
JOB FAMILY: Facility/Inventory
COMPENSATION GRADE/BAND: Grade 7/Band HH
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology; creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories.
Overview: Infectious Disease Detection and Surveillance (IDDS) is a five-year USAID-funded project with the following overall objectives: (1) Improve the detection of diseases of public health importance and identification of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) in priority infectious diseases through an accessible, accurate, adaptable, timely, and integrated diagnostic network system; (2) Improve the quality of real-time surveillance systems for pathogens of greatest public health concern, including AMR and zoonotic diseases, and; (3) Generate evidence-based guidance and innovative solutions to strengthen in-country diagnostic networks and surveillance systems.
FHI 360 is seeking an Administration Officer. This position will provide support and assistance to the IDDS technical team on project management and implementation activities in Conakry, Guinea. S/he will coordinate with the FHI 360 Country Office to provide critical operations support to the technical team. S/he will be responsible for administrative duties including travel and logistics arrangements, technical team event arrangement and visitor liaison functions. S/he will ensure that all office functions – including financial transactions, banking transfers and payments are handled efficiently and on time.
The position will be based in Conakry, Guinea. Nationals are encouraged to apply.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Provide support to the technical and program staff/team including secretarial duties, such as word processing, filing, scheduling and confirmation of appointments Develop and maintain a comprehensive electronic and paper filing system.
- Assist with the planning, logistics and management of meetings, workshops and trainings and be responsible for taking and disseminating the minutes of
- Set up, maintain and update the filing system to include project documents including work plans, project reports, project updates and other project – related documents. Maintain and distribute project materials as appropriate or as directed by senior project staff.
- Assist technical team members with the preparation of routine and ad hoc project reports, such as weekly updates, annual work plans,
- Responsible for coordinating travel authorization (TA) and travel expense reports of staff and coordinate with accounting and finance staff to ensure timely submission of the TAs and Make staff travel arrangements e.g. hotel bookings, ticketing, travel insurance etc.
- Maintain and update an accurate inventory of all TB Private Sector property, such as computers and laptops, printers, office furniture, office supplies and other office Make sure that all borrowed equipment is returned after use by staff and/or consultants.
- Assist local procurement in accordance with FHl360 and USAID regulations and procurement plans, including oversight of all bids and billing as
- Perform other duties as
- Bachelor’s degree in business studies or public health or related field.
- At least 5 years’ relevant experience in office management and administration.
- Must have prior work experience on USAID programs with USAID/PEPFAR funded programs.
- Working knowledge of office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Must be well organized, self-starter with attention to detail.
- Must have excellent communication skills and good command in both written and spoken French and English.
- Must have experience with U.S. government rules and regulations and experience working in an international NGO environment.
- Ability to manage and complete numerous tasks with a high degree of organization and limited resources.
- Experience of proactively identifying risk, addressing issues and appropriately communicating these to the project staff and country office as needed.
- Able to work independently and on a team.
- Ability to meet deadlines with strong attention to consistency, detail, and quality.
- Ability to travel within country if needed.
This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
We offer competitive compensation and an outstanding benefit package.
FHI 360 is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. FHI 360 is committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran with respect to policies, programs, or activities.
Submission of applications :
Applications should include:
- A cover letter addressed to the Chief of Party of FHI 360 Guinea
- An updated CV including at least three references’addresses (Name, organization, E-mail and phone number)
- Copies of training diplomas and certificates
- Copies of works certificates from former employers
Applications should be sent by e-mail to:
The deadline for submitting is March 22, 2019.
Women’s applications are strongly encouraged.