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  • Posted: Mar 8, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 21, 2023
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    The Alliance for International Medical Action (ALIMA) is an international medical organization, founded in 2009. ALIMA’s aim is to provide a high standard of healthcare in situations of emergency or medical disaster and to improve the practice of humanitarian medicine by developing innovative projects associated with medical research. The specific fe...
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    Administrative Supervisor

    Mission and Main Activities

    • The Admin Supervisor is responsible for the management of the administrative files of the national staff and the administrative and accounting management of the project where he works.

    Function & Responsibilities
    Administrative Management of Personnel:

    • Assigns work, provides direction to staff and ensures that assigned tasks are completed. Ensures effective and appropriate staff coverage.
    • Monitors the performance of staff. Provides feedback on their performance and conducts performance evaluation.
    • Participates in the recruitment and selection of staff by performing duties such as advertising vacancies locally, screening resumes, interviewing applicants and providing input on selection.
    • Evaluates, develops and recommends office procedures and practices to senior management. Ensures that approved office policies, practices and procedures are understood and followed.
    • Performs a variety of secretarial duties such as drafting and typing routine correspondence, arranging meetings and taking minutes.
    • Maintains a variety of financial records such as petty cash fund, purchase orders and cheque requisitions. Provides input into budget formulation.
    • Maintains staff and program information using spreadsheet and/or database software.
    • Performs other related duties as required.

    Payroll Management:

    • He captures the variable elements of the payroll in Homer
    • He validates the requests of instalments and records them on Homer,
    • He collects the attendance sheets and notes the various absences, collects overtime cards and checks their validity, and enters these in the Homer payroll software he/she establishes the monthly pay slips
    • It publishes the ballots and verifies that each ballot is correctly established,
    • He has checked and targeted salary listings by the logistician-administration or field administration manager,
    • It prints the bulletins and closes the pay of the month. At the end of the contract, he establishes the balances of all accounts
    • It verifies the rights to paid holidays, enters the variable elements of the salary into the payroll software,
    • He/she prints payslips and gives to staffs and files acknowledged copy
    • He causes these elements to be targeted and transmitted to the employee.

    Administrative and Accounting Management:

    • He/she in charge of accounting management under the supervision of the logistics and administration manager and under the responsibility of the Accountant, in strict compliance with ALIMA internal procedures
    • He reports the inconsistencies to the Accounting Coordinator or the Field Administration Coordinator.

    Money Management:

    • He/she is responsible for the sums entrusted to him in his safe and manages them with discretion
    • Maintains follow-up workbooks (for operational advances, payroll, suppliers' advances) and ensures that advances are delivered on time, justified by invoices and do not accumulate,
    • Ensures at least weekly that his physical inventory corresponds to the balance of his workbook in the presence of his supervisor,
    • Checks the balance of bank statements,
    • Signs any difference in cash on his notebook and his manager as soon as he finds it.
    • Plans cash demands based on daily needs during the month (payday advances, month-end pay, daily needs - operational advances and direct payment
    • Provides monthly cash flow with its supervisor and communicates it to the financial coordinator,
    • Signals with his supervisor any operational changes that may require additional funds. He shall pay the suppliers on time (direct payment / operational advances),
    • Receives invoices and receipts, ensures that they are consistent and conform, that they are validated by the purchasing officer and in accordance with the purchasing procedure in force,
    • Informs his supervisor of any difference in price and quantity detected in order to resolve or validate it,
    • Pay by the most appropriate means (cash, checks, transfers) and ensure that they are received by the recipient (stamp, signature ...).
    • Implementation of prevention measures against abuse of power, gender-based and sexual violence:
    • Ensures that his/her team, partners and community members are aware of ALIMA's policy and have access to information (complaint escalation mechanism, focal point...).
    • Facilitates the organization of training and awareness sessions
    • Implements standards related to the prevention of abuse of power, gender-based violence and sexual violence.
    • Ensures that team members and partners involved in the project (Ministry of Health, national partners, etc.) follow training and awareness sessions and apply the rules for preventing abuse.
    • Contributes to creating and maintaining a nurturing and protective environment for his/her team, community members and project partners.


    • Education: Degree / HND in Accounting, Business Admin or other related field.
    • Experience: 2 years experience. INGO experience is added advantage.


    • Local language essential. Mission language desirable.


    • Essential basic mathematics and use of measuring equipment.
    • Desirable computer literacy (word, excel)
    • Desirable ability to do basic repairs.


    • Results.
    • Teamwork.
    • Flexibility.
    • Commitment.
    • Stress Management.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letter, CV with Colour Picture and Credentials as a single document with contact details to: using "Administrative Supervisor - Yobe" as the subject of the mail.

    Important Remarks

    • Only successful applicants will be called for interview.
    • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favours in kind, nor other types of favouritism will be tolerated in the recruitment process.
    • Applications are processed in the order of arrival and we reserve the right to close the offer before the term initially indicated if a good application is successful. Only full applications will be taken into account. Only accepted applications will be contacted.
    • Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

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