Tuesday, 24 May 2016

Fresh Job at Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps has been present in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on adolescent girls’ empowerment, economic development and conflict mitigation. With the insurgency spilling over from the North East of Nigeria and causing displacement of millions of individuals, Mercy Corps has decided to address the rising humanitarian needs among displaced households and vulnerable host communities by starting its humanitarian program in July 2014.

Job Title: Head of Office


3 years


Job Field
Administration, Secretarial

Job Description
The Head of Office provides general management and leadership for all program support functions at the field level for the humanitarian portfolio including operations, finance and security.
Will be responsible for all aspects of operations eg procurement, logistics, administration, human resources security, and finance functions.

Job Requirement
Recognize opportunities for innovative action and create an environment where alternative viewpoints are welcomed.
Set direction by prioritizing and organizing actions & resources to achieve objectives and contribute to country-wide strategy development.
Develop and organize activities to secure resources for programs and convince stakeholders to provide support.
Oversee the smooth flow of routine program support functions e.g., finance, administration, logistics of the Mercy Corps field offices and compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures.
Ensure that procurement is completed, documented, and delivered to end-user in a timely manner, ensuring that items procured meet the specifications of the end-user while adhering to donor and Mercy Corps procurement guidelines.
Ensure all aspects of asset management including maintenance of asset register and investigation of missing assets.
Supervise the management and maintenance of vehicle fleet, office facilities, and equipment, including power supply and internet.
Oversee database and paper file management for finance and operations; ensure files are complete and in compliance with Mercy Corps and donor policies and procedures.
Coordinate with Mercy Corps' Abuja and HQ offices on travel and logistics support as required.
Support program start-up through the administration of support teams across various field locations.
Create and maintain operations systems to ensure effective and transparent use of financial resources for timely and informative reporting in line with donor and Mercy Corps policies and procedures.

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