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Posted on: 17 July, 2014
Deadline: Not Specified
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The following vacancies exist at ESSPIN - Front Desk Officer and Office and Programme Assistant in Abuja and Jigawa respectively.
The Education Sector Support Programme in Nigeria (ESSPIN) is a six‐year UK government funded programme designed to provide strategic technical assistance to support education reform at Federal level in up to 7 Lead States. The Front Desk Officer will provide administrative and front desk services to the Abuja office under the supervision of the Operation Support Officer.
- Ensure that alll visitors are welcomed in an appropriate manner and that all visits are properly logged and referred to the appropriate quarter
- Receive all deliveries (including mail) and maintain an appropriate record of all deliveries that come in and leave the office
- Receives phone calls and keeps accounts of all inquiries and direct them to the appropriate departments
- Maintain a log of calls received and take messages where appropriate, in the instance that the target audience is unable to take the call
- Liaise with the security team to ensure that entrance to the office is properly monitored and that all visits are appropriately logged
- Liaise with the communications team to ensure that adequate informatio
- Excellent customer service skills
- Excellent organisational skills
- Proven communication skills – ability to communicate politely and professionally over the telephone and in person.
- Good IT skills and confidence/proficiency in all Microsoft packages
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Ability to work under pressure and solve problems whilst retaining a professional demeanour towards all clients, customers and staff.
- Pro‐active approach to dealing with facilities related issues as well as
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The ESSPIN Jigawa office is supporting education sector reform in Jigawa State.
It will work initially in 9 LG is supporting education sector reform in Jigawa State. It will work initially in 9 LGAs to demonstrate As to demonstrate effective models of school improvement.
The Office assistant will work as a member of the administration and finance teams and provide a range of support functions including clerical and logistical functions as well as maintenance of facilities and equipment
- Support the administrative team to monitor and order office supplies, ensuring that all units have steady supply of stationeries, computer accessories and consumables
- Take responsibilities for the all office equipments including printers, scanners, generators etc and ensure they are well maintained and running as required
- Assist the Administrator in maintaining the State asset register for all office equipments and assets
- Take responsibility for the distribution and filing of incoming mail
- Perform errands that assist daily functions: post office, bank, basic purchases, etc
- Assist the administrative team in conducting periodic inventory for the office as may required
- Good organisational skills
- Proven communication skills
- Confidence/proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Word packages.
- Attention to detail and accuracy
- Proven ability to work as a member of a team
- Excellent time management skills and the ability to multi task as required by the position.
- Willingness to be flexible and prepared to contribute to the programme in other duties as required.
Method of Application
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