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  • Posted: May 26, 2020
    Deadline: Jun 5, 2020
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    Women Friendly Initiative (WFI), a non-government organization premised on providing succor to the less privileged. Since WFI incorporation in 2003, we have programmed in several areas ranging from health; sexual &reproductive health, sanitation/hygiene promotion, maternal and child survival initiatives, integration of family planning with HIV prevention...
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    Project Assistant

    Location: Kuje - Abuja
    Reports to; Director of Programs


    • Program Management - USAID “Youth-Powered Ecosystem to Advance Urban Adolescent Health and Well-Being in Nigeria.” Project - (100% LoE)

    The successful candidate will
    Administrative management:

    • Operationalize administrative procedures such as Time sheet, Travel and transportation, Documentation, and Procurement of services of Consultants.
    • Manage and review approved claims of staff on the project
    • Create and update staff information in personnel files
    • Liaise with other units to update WFI’s fixed assets register
    • Pro-actively contribute to day-to-day project implementation and ensure conformity to expected results and project work-plan;
    • Maintain project correspondence and communication;
    • Collect, register and maintain all information on project activities;
    • Advise all project counterparts on applicable administrative procedures and ensures their proper implementation;
    • Contribute to the preparation and implementation of progress reports;
    • Prepare agendas and arrange field visits, appointments and meetings both internal and external related to the project activities and write minutes from the meetings;
    • Maintain project filing system;
    • Prepare routine correspondence and memoranda for CEO signature;
    • Receive, screen and distribute correspondence and attach necessary background information.

    Financial management:

    • Follow-up on timely disbursements by donors/prime partner;
    • Assist in the preparation of payments requests for operational expenses, salaries, insurance, etc. against project budget and work plan;
    • Support the preparations of project work-plan and operational and financial planning processes;
    • Monitor project activities, budget and financial expenditures and maintain a proper record of approved project budgets and their revisions;
    • Prepare and submit expenditure and programme budget status reports;
    • Prepare recurring reports as scheduled and special reports as required for budget preparations and audit;
    • Advise and assist CEO and DOP on all aspects of allowances, travel claims and other financial matters and calculate payments due for claims and services;
    • Undertake other financial and administrative tasks on an ad hoc basis.


    • In accordance with the Work Plan arrange for procurement of equipment, supplies and services;
    • Arrange for equipment maintenance and insurance as required;
    • Ensure that contractual processes follow the stipulated USAID/WFI procedures;
    • Physically clear and ensure delivery of equipment and supplies procured for the various programme sites;
    • Maintain records over project equipment inventory.
    • Perform other duties as assigned.
    • Commitment to WFI’s core values and ideology.
    • Passion for working with youth

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send a Cover Letter and Resume to indicate Position and Location in the subject line of the email.


    • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
    • WFI is an equal opportunity employer. Women and the physically challenged are especially encouraged to apply.

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