Administrative Officer at Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations, which is dedicated to the comprehensive control of malaria and other communicable diseases in Africa and Southeast Asia. Malaria Consortium (MC) works to improve lives in Africa and Asia through sustainable, evidence-based programmes that combat targeted diseases and promote child and maternal health.

Malaria Consortium has recently been awarded funding from Givewell Foundation to implement seasonal malaria chemoprevention (SMC) in three countries, including Nigeria. The funds will support SMC implementation in selected LGAs in Jigawa and Katsina states as a follow on to previous SMC campaigns funded by Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and DFID. Approved by WHO in 2012, SMC is the monthly administration of a combination sulphadoxine-pyrimethamine and amodiaquine (SP+AQ) to children aged 3-59 months during the malaria transmission season to prevent or reduce the effects malaria. Evidence suggests that SMC given monthly prevents approximately 75% of all malaria episodes.

We are currently looking to recruit candidates for the role below in the Givewell SMC project:

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • The Administrative Officer will be responsible for providing general administration and logistics support to the Project coordinator and field base project staff for efficient project management in Abuja.
  • The officer will also provide support such as report writing, procurement support, bid analysis and vendor commissioning.

Qualifications

  • Interested persons must have a degree in Administration, Social/Natural Sciences or related field and about 3 -5 years’ experience working in an operations related role specifically in office administration or Human resources management.
  • The ideal candidate should display attention to detail, also, knowledge of the Nigerian Health system structure will be an advantage.

Terms and Conditions of Employment
The appointment term will be for a renewable period of up to 24 months, with an initial 6 months’ probationary period.

Application Closing Date

10th July 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit an application letter and a copy of their recent CV to: mcvacancy@gridconsulting.net

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview.

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