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  • Posted: Feb 25, 2018
    Deadline: Mar 9, 2018
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    The Danish Refugee Council (DRC) is a humanitarian, non-governmental, non-profit organisation founded in 1956 that works in more than 30 countries throughout the world. DRC fulfils its mandate by providing direct assistance to conflict-affected populations - refugees, internally displaced people (IDPs) and host communities in the conflict areas of the wor...
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    Roving Admin Assistant (National Contract Only)

    The position

    Roving Admin Assistant will be responsible for all Administrative roles in Borno and Yobe state while reporting to HR Officer. The position is based in Maiduguri with frequent (50-75%) travel to BAMA, NGALA, MAFA, Damaturu and other locations as needed.  Roving Admin Assistant works closely with the HR Team in Maiduguri to ensure that Human Resources and Administration is run efficiently and effectively to support the growing Program needs in Borno and Yobe state.

    • Responsible for ensuring the sign in and out procedure is followed, meanwhile, at the end of the month, printing, verifying that staff are coming to work as per the HR Manual guideline – highlighting any concern to HR Officer.
    • Responsible for tracking all the lease agreements including for Guest Houses, Offices, warehouses etc; manage and timely renew office and Guest house rental agreements including updating the spreadsheet detailing start date for each lease agreement, end date and alerting HR officer as necessary.
    • Ensure proper tracking and appropriate filing systems for office correspondence and personnel files documentation.
    • Work closely with the Logistics team to ensure better planning is in place for purchasing office supplies quarterly and track the appropriate usage of the office supplies providing monthly accountability reports to the HR Officer, Maiduguri
    • Receiving and managing hotel and Humanitarian HUB bookings including following up that the payment is made in time
    • Receiving and booking UNHAS Flight bookings as necessary
    • Receiving and booking meeting rooms requests
    • Assist with taking minutes of the events/meetings? if required.

    Key Requirements


    • At least one year work experience in Administration in an NGO/Commercial sector.
    • Knowledge of principles and practices of basic office management
    • Excellent communications skill.


    • Hands-on experience/skills in MS Office applications
    • knowledge of operation of standard office equipment.
    • knowledge of clerical and administrative procedures and systems such as filing and record keeping


    Availability: Immediately

    Salary and conditions: In accordance with Danish Refugee Council’s Terms of Employment;

    The income will be subject to statutory deductions as per applicable Nigeria laws. The employee is responsible for the tax returns.

    Method of Application

      • The position is for NIGERIAN NATIONALS ONLY.

        Application method

    • CV and Cover Letter indicating and explaining the suitability to the position applied.
    • Provide contact details (name, position, email address and tel. no.) of 3 professional non-related references, whereas 1 must be for the latest employer. Please do not attach any written recommendations.
    • Applications should be addressed to: “Recruitment Manager”.

      • Only motivated applications that address the stipulated duties and meet the required qualifications, sent together with a CV, will be considered. CV-only applications will not be considered.

        Deadline date. 09/03/2018 Applications sent/received after the deadline will not be considered. Due to the urgency of this positions, application will be considered on a rolling basis and DRC reserves the right begin the interview process before the close date.

    • Only short-listed applicants will be invited for written test and oral interview.

    NB: DRC-DDG Nigeria does not charge any fees for recruitment and does not use any employment mediator.

    For general information about the Danish Refugee Council, please consult:

    Interested and qualified? Go to Danish Refugee Council (DRC) on to apply

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