• New Vacancy (Nationals only) at Save The Children

  • Posted on: 22 October, 2014 Deadline: Not Specified
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  • Save the children is the leading independent organization creating lasting change in the lives of children in over 120 countries around the world. Recognized for our commitment to accountability, innovation and collaboration, our work takes us into the heart of communities, where we help children and families help themselves. We work with other organizations, governments, non-profits and a variety of local partners while maintaining our own independence without political agenda or religious orientation. Save the Children's mission is to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.

    Administrative Assistant


    To provide professional general administrative support, including management of stock, general programme equipment and maintenance of facilities.


    •     Level of Education – Degree in relevant field
    •     Minimum of 2 years in a similar role preferably within the NGO sector
    •     Excellent planning and organisational skills, with proven administrative skills
    •     Ability to manage competing priorities effectively in a constantly changing environment, meet deadlines and work calmly under pressure
    •     Strong coordination, report and time management skills
    •     Excellent knowledge of Ms Word, Excel and Power point.
    •     Sound knowledge of office practices, procedures and administrative systems including filing systems
    •     Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    •     Strong teamwork skills with the ability to both support colleagues and request support as and when required
    •     Strong communication skills, fluent in English
    •     Commitment to Save the Children mission, vision and values
    •     Experience of working in challenging, insecure areas and willingness to work and live in a rural environment.

    Method of Application

    Kindly send your C.V. and covering letter on or before 31st October 2014 explaining why you are suitable to Nigeriavacancy@savethechildren.org State position clearly in the subject field as applications without appropriate subject will be disqualified. Also, applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

    Our selection processes reflect our commitment to safeguard children from abuse. Our people are as diverse as the challenges we face.


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