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  • Posted on: 19 May, 2014 Deadline: 31 May, 2014
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  • Enhancing Financial Innovation & Access (EFInA) is a leading financial sector development organisation working to promote financial inclusion in Nigeria. Established in late 2007, EFInA’s vision is to be the leader in facilitating an all-inclusive and growth-promoting financial system. EFInA is funded by the UK Government’s Department for International Development (DFID) and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
    EFInA is seeking to recruit dynamic, strategic, and committed individuals to newly defined roles to build on its current achievements and accelerate the impact of financial inclusion in Nigeria. EFInA is a rapidly growing organisation with considerable influence in the financial sector. Employment with EFInA offers an exceptional and challenging opportunity for the right candidate.
     
    THE ROLE
    Reporting to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, the Office Administrator will actively support EFInA to meet its goals through the effective delivery of highly efficient administrative and logistical support. The Office Administrator will create an office environment supports a productive and efficient team. He or she will leverage prior administrative experience to quickly learn about, manage and improve upon EFInA’s administrative functions.

    Office Administrator

     

    THE ROLE
    Reporting to the Human Resources and Administration Manager, the Office Administrator will actively support EFInA to meet its goals through the effective delivery of highly efficient administrative and logistical support. The Office Administrator will create an office environment supports a productive and efficient team. He or she will leverage prior administrative experience to quickly learn about, manage and improve upon EFInA’s administrative functions.
     
    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    •     Coordinate all day-to-day operations of the EFInA office, including facilities management and administrative support
    •     Provide logistical and administrative support for all EFInA events
    •     Provide support to the HR & Administration Manager in booking staff and consultant travel and accommodation
    •     Manage EFInA’s drivers to ensure that EFInA provides safe and efficient transportation and that vehicles are well managed
    •     Develop an Asset Maintenance Plan for all office equipment and vehicles, devise a system for managing the maintenance requirements of the organisation, and ensure that every asset requiring maintenance is regularly serviced
    •     Manage operational support vendors, which includes maintaining a vendor database, ensuring that vendors provide value for money, managing vendor contracts and service level agreements (SLAs), and liaising with service providers to resolve office issues in a timely manner
    •     Actively support the organisation in meeting its goals by providing effective administration and secretarial support
    •     Identify opportunities for improving EFInA’s operations and support services, and make recommendations to the HR and Administration Manager
    •     Oversee the work of the Front Desk Assistant

    BACKGROUND AND QUALIFICATIONS
    This role demands someone with strong project management skills who can effectively manage processes and people. The successful candidate will be results driven and committed to high standards of performance. He or she will be adaptable and used to delivering results in a dynamic, fast-paced and fluid working environment. The successful candidate will also be proactive and resourceful, with the ability to independently resolve unexpected issues.
     
    Essential:

    •     Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, or any related discipline in the Social Sciences from a reputable institution
    •     At least 3 years of administrative experience in a structured organisation with international operations
    •     Track record of operational efficiency
    •     Good understanding of and experience in general office management
    •     Strong communication skills
    •     Experience successfully managing projects to meet deadlines and quality standards

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    Programme Associate

     

    THE ROLE
    The Associate will support Programme Managers towards the achievement of EFInA’s five year strategy by conducting analysis, providing strategic planning support, and supporting delivery of programme activities.
    The Associate will conduct insightful and compelling analysis to provide Programme Managers with relevant information that can be used to promote financial inclusion in Nigeria. He/she will also support implementation of financial inclusion strategies through day-to-day project management of EFInA’s activities. The Associate will have foundational business skills, a strong analytical mind and the desire and ability to quickly learn about EFInA’s strategic focus areas.
     
    KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

    •     Conduct in-depth analysis to support the Programme Managers in developing specific strategies for EFInA’s strategic areas and cross cutting themes
    •     Keep abreast of relevant developments related to EFInA’s strategic areas and cross cutting themes, and provide Programme Managers with relevant information
    •     Contribute to the writing of internal and external reports and publications
    •     Support the Programme Managers in delivering against approved strategies, including providing project management support for activities
    •     Monitor the impact of EFInA’s programme activities and provide input to final reports
    •     Help Programme Managers identify relevant stakeholders whom EFInA can engage to promote financial inclusion
    •     Support Programme Managers in managing working groups or other relevant industry bodies
    •     Contribute input to quarterly reports and provide other status reporting as required

    BACKGROUND AND QUALIFICATIONS
    The Associate will have foundational business skills, a strong analytical mind and the desire and ability to quickly learn about EFInA’s strategic focus areas.
    The successful applicant will have a demonstrated track record of success and a passion for social impact. He or she must have good project management skills, be a proactive problem solver, and be able to engage with external stakeholders. The successful applicant will be results driven and committed to high standards of performance. He or she will be adaptable, creative, and accustomed to delivering results in a dynamic, fast-paced and fluid working environment.

    Essential:

    •     Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Economics, Anthropology, International Development, Public Policy or related field, from a reputable institution
    •     Minimum of three years’ relevant work experience
    •     Experience conducting desk research, handling a variety of information sources and producing relevant reports
    •     Proven ability to synthesise implications from data
    •     Experience successfully managing projects to meet deadlines and quality standards
    •     Commitment to the financial inclusion agenda

    Method of Application

    To review a full role description and apply, please click here to apply online online. EFInA is an equal opportunity employer.

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