Impact Portfolio Officer at Africa Enterprise Challenge Fund, Location: Kano State

Jireh Doo Foundation (JDF) is a National Non-government organization with over 19 years existence and actively intervening in the humanitarian response in the Northeast and other parts of the country since 2003.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Administrative Consultant

Location: Sokoto
Employment Type: Temporary

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Administrative Support: Provide administrative support to managers, or teams by managing calendars, scheduling appointments, arranging meetings, and handling correspondence.
  • Communication: Serve as a primary point of contact for internal and external stakeholders, including responding to emails, and relaying messages.
  • Documentation and Record-Keeping: Create and maintain various documents such as reports, memos, presentations, and spreadsheets. Ensure accurate filing and organization of records.
  • Data Entry and Processing: Input and manage data in databases or other systems. Prepare and process forms, invoices, expense reports, and other administrative documents.
  • Travel and Logistics: Coordinate travel arrangements, accommodations, and transportation. Arrange itineraries and prepare necessary travel documents.
  • Office Management: Oversee office operations, including ordering and maintaining supplies, coordinating maintenance and repairs, and managing office equipment.
  • Event Coordination: Assist in organizing organization’s events, conferences, or meetings, including logistics, scheduling, and coordination.
  • Correspondence and Correspondence Management: Draft and edit letters, emails, and other communications. Screen and prioritize incoming correspondence.
  • Confidentiality: Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive information and handle it with discretion.
  • Miscellaneous Tasks: Undertake various ad-hoc tasks and projects as assigned by the supervisor or management.

Qualification and Experience

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree / HND in Business Administration or a related field
  • A minimum of one year of experience working on an administrative role to support the implementation of its activities in its field offices in the Northwest.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
  • Proficiency in English (written and spoken) is essential.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • The successful candidate will be a person of integrity with excellent analytical, interpersonal, communication, and organizational skills.
  • Requires a high level of creativity and innovation and the ability to maintain operational efficiency in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Ability to prioritize work.
  • Problem solving attitude.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality.

Application Closing Date
6th May, 2024.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover letter and CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

Applications should be in English and include the following:

  • A motivation letter in which you explain why you are interested in the position and how you meet the qualities and qualifications criteria.
  • Concise and accurate CV. The CV should include information about your qualification, relevant training courses, Work experience, name and contact details of 3 relevant references.
  • Kindly state the position for which you are applying as the subject of your application.

Note: We thank applicants for their interest in the position; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Reference checks and compliance to Child safeguarding and PSEA will be conducted.