Country Administration Manager (CAM) in Abuja, Nigeria


Administration & Office Support
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
5 - 7 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Summary of the role:

The role of the Administration Manager will be to oversee and regulate the financial, administrative and logistical functioning of INSO Nigeria. S/he will ensure compliance with relevant mandatory controls arising from Donors, Federal Republic of Nigeria (Nigeria) and INSO. As a senior post, the Country Administration Manager will report directly to the INSO Director Nigeria and will be subject to training and supervision by INSO Finance Manager. S/he will supervise one Administration assistant, one regional assistant and two drivers. The post is based in Abuja, with travel to the provinces, and is offered on a one-year contract basis.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead and oversee daily accounting and financial management procedures including booking of expenses to QUICKBOOKS; maintenance of cashbooks; production and management supporting documents in accordance with relevant procedures; implementation and monitoring of internal controls; cash management, payroll management and FY audit files.
  • Production of periodic financial and asset reporting as required under INSO, Donors or Nigeria policy,
  • Ensure the application of all INSO, Donor or Nigeria requirements in relation to procurement processes, assets, stock management and disposal,
  • Ensure the application of INSO and Nigeria requirements in the recruitment, training, employment, human resource, management and discipline/termination of all INSO employees,
  • Oversee a technical support to Country Director and Safety Advisors in all administration, finance and logistic matters,
  • Comply with local authorities in tax requirements. Is the focal point for all legal matters,
  • Participate in the Senior Management Team and  strategy definition at the country level
  • Manage the work and development of local team (about five) with finance and administrative functions

Mandatory Requirements:

  • Bachelor Degree in either Business Administration or accounting,
  • 5+ years’ work experience with an NGO
  • Staff management  and security experience
  • Knowledge of administrative and logistical processes
  • Experience in liaising with other organisations and government officials
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Computer  literate, with good report writing and budget/financial management skills
  • Working knowledge of QuickBooks.

Preferred Characteristics (Not mandatory, but advantageous. Please specify in cover letter):

  • Master’s degree in Finance or Human Resources or  other relevant field
  • Existing (relevant) local information networks and contacts.
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