Administrative Officer - Grant Support (IMARA)

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Application deadline 2 months ago: Wednesday 24 Jan 2024 at 23:59 UTC

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With over 70 years of experience, our focus is on helping the most vulnerable children overcome poverty and experience fullness of life. We help children of all backgrounds, even in the most dangerous places, inspired by our Christian faith.

Come join our 33,000+ staff working in nearly 100 countries and share the joy of transforming vulnerable children’s life stories!

Key Responsibilities:

Support Implementation & monitoring of IMARA Program (30%)

  • Under the guidance of the Program Director, manage day-to-day and provide support to iMARA Program Secretariat.
  • Support effective and timely management of donor/consortium needs, queries and requests.
  • Contribute to the processes of creating linkages with other partners
  • Support MEAL Advisor to coordinate and monitor program processes with Consortium Partners;
  • Support program staff with People and Culture related processes e.g. contract renewals, performance agreements, appraisals among others.
  • Prepare regular inputs to status and progress reports in collaboration with various groups.
  • In collaboration with MEAL officer, promote organizational learning culture particularly through creation and sharing of knowledge by synthesizing and documenting findings and lessons learned success stories and best practices, strategies and approaches of the groups and drafting relevant materials for dissemination.
  • Support organization and documentation of consortium learning and sharing forums in consultation with MEAL officer and communications officer in dissemination of knowledge/best practice, challenges, and knowledge gaps.

Administrative Support (30%)

  • Maintains confidential records for the Program Director;
  • Manage office correspondence and documentation Assists other team members in preparing and formatting documents, including PowerPoint presentations.
  • Develops and maintains an efficient filing system for the team, including assistance in processing calls for proposals as required;
  • Maintains a tracking system of responses to sub grantees;
  • Maintains and updates team’s databases and mailing lists using and Maintains team members’ contacts using;
  • Contributes to electronic filing of team documents.
  • Organizes regular team meetings and conference calls/videoconferences, including the preparation and distribution of documents and providing the necessary technical devices.
  • Takes minutes of regular team meetings and other meetings as required.
  • Assists in the coordination of the Secretariat process by tracking Program completion for the programs, scheduling interviews as necessary and e-filing the final document.
  • Liaises with Regional Office staff as required and provides assistance to National Office staff when visiting Secretariat.
  • Assists in the orientation of new staff, interns, research fellows and consultants by providing them with the necessary documents and materials for orientation; and
  • Works with other Partner Organizations to coordinate work activities, meet deadlines, and provide support where needed.
  • Performs other related duties in accordance with instructions from team members.

Workshops and Events, (20%)

  • Liaises with members and partners to coordinate logistical arrangements for workshops.
  • Liaises with Program team and other agencies regarding venue, travel, hotels, and with Catering Services staff for provision, room organization and logistics.
  • Liaises with and assists program recipients and consultants as required to ensure smooth functioning of activities.
  • Coordinates and disseminates all internal and external material, including publicity and background documents and coordinates appropriate mailings or distribution.
  • Prepares training kits or information packages and sends material to participants in a timely manner; and

  • Coordinates registration process and acts as contact person for the participants.

  • Well-coordinated events and workshops

Travel Management (****15%)

  • Responsible for planning and consolidation of trip plans and reports; Maintains and regularly updates travel plans.
  • Provides updated reports to the team and Director.
  • Communicates with travel agency to obtain Support and supports visas requesting and prepares supporting travel documents.


Any Other

Work experience Required Professional Experience

  • Must have at least 3 years’ relevant experience working.
  • 2 years’ experience in project management of projects in Livelihoods and Resilience will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in Computer especially in Microsoft Office Suite and data analysis programs such as SPSS, Stata, EPI Info.
  • Possess excellent communication, facilitation, networking and relationship building skills.
  • Ability to maintain donor and partner relations through timely and appropriate communications.

Required Education, training, license, registration, and certification

  • Bachelor’s Degree NRM, Environmental studies, Agriculture, or related field from a recognized university.

Preferred Knowledge and Qualifications

  • Must be a self-starter who is able to work under stress and with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to influence multi-sectoral teams towards a given goal.
  • Possess excellent knowledge of the Humanitarian Development Field

Applicant Types Accepted:

Local Applicants Only

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