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  • Posted: Sep 18, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Babban Gona, which means "Great Farm" in the Hausa language, is a social enterprise organization that provides support for smallholder farmers in Nigeria to become more profitable. 

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    Facility Manager

    Job Description

    • We accomplish this by franchising thousands of farmer cooperatives across Nigeria, dramatically increasing the profitability of the smallholder members 2.5 times above the national average.
    • This dramatic increase in net income is accomplished by delivering an integrated holistic package of training, farm inputs and marketing services, on credit. Babban Gona has been able to deliver this credit while maintaining one of the highest repayment rates in the world, currently above 99%, leveraging our comprehensive 8 levels of risk mitigation. 
    • We developed the model with our partners that include His Highness Muhammad Sanusi II, the Sarkin (Emir) Kano, Nestle, IITA, DfID, USAID, GIZ, AGRA, BMGF, Skoll, Kiva, FMCB, Mulago, GIF and Rockefeller Foundation amongst others. 

    Key Responsibilities

    • Manage the overall facility operations, including maintenance, repairs, security, and cleanliness.
    • Develop and implement facility maintenance plans, schedules, and budgets, ensuring cost-effective solutions.
    • Coordinate and oversee facility improvement projects, renovations, and office relocations.
    • Oversee the procurement and management of facility supplies, equipment, and services, ensuring cost efficiency and quality.
    • Manage relationships with external vendors, contractors, and service providers, negotiating contracts and monitoring performance.
    • Ensure compliance with health and safety regulations and maintain emergency response plans.
    • Manage and coordinate administrative functions, including office supplies, mail distribution, and travel arrangements.
    • Supervise and develop a team of facility and administrative staff, providing guidance, coaching, and performance evaluations.
    • Implement and enforce policies and procedures related to facility management, security, and administrative processes.
    • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to support business operations and enable a productive work environment.
    • Conduct regular inspections and audits to identify areas for improvement and maintain high-quality standards


    • Bachelor's degree in Facility Management, Business Administration, or a related field. .
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience in facility management and administration, preferably in a corporate setting.
    • Knowledge of facility operations, maintenance, and health and safety regulations.
    • Proven experience in vendor management, contract negotiations, and cost-effective procurement.
    • Excellent organizational, problem-solving, and decision-making skills.
    • Strong leadership and team management abilities.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment.
    • Attention to detail and a proactive approach to problem-solving
    • Aptitude in problem-solving
    • Desire to work as a team with a results driven approach
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Able to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
    • Knowledge MS Office and related business and communication tools.
    • Organizational and time management skills.
    • Strong decision-making and problem solving skills.


    • Competitive salary
    • Health Insurance
    • Pension
    • Performance Bonus
    • Annual paid vacation
    • Group Life Insurance

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