Contract: 2 years

Deadline: Friday 24 February, 2017

Salary: N300,000 – N420,000 monthly


Responsible for organizing and coordinating administrative/office operations and procedures in order to ensure organisational effectiveness and efficiency. Provide administrative support to the entire organisation. Keep everyday operations running like clockwork. Take charge of employee-related matters with sensitivity and confidentiality. Be highly organised and efficient.


  • Maintain office efficiency by planning and implementing systems, layouts, and equipment.
  • Liaise with staff to organise meetings, arrange appointments.
  • Manage, organise and coordinate a medium-size team.
  • Supervise and monitor the work of administrative staff.
  • Keep personnel records and handle staff recruitment and appraisals.
  • Introduce office operations and procedures; organise induction programs for new employees
  • Work with Logistics and Procurement Manager to review and approve supply requisitions;
  • To assign and monitor clerical functions.
  • Keep management informed by reviewing and analysing special reports and summarizing information.
  • Resolve or advise resolutions for a variety of administrative situations or problem. Make judgments and decisions to keep office functioning smoothly.
  • Track and monitor budget transactions for multiple budgets. Track numbers such as enrollment and or personnel. Assist in budget planning by generating reports.


  • Second degree or CIPM certification desirable
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience working in an administrative role.
  • Knowledge of accounting, data and administrative management practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of human resources management practices and procedures.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles.
  • Creative problem-solver with ability to foster and develop others’ ideas as well as his/her own.
  • Experience working on both small-large scale projects in a team-oriented environment.
  • Excellent attention to detail and extremely organized.
  • Ability to handle multiple deadlines in highly fluid environment.

Please send CV, cover letter and passport photo to with job reference as email’s subject.

The Book Buzz Foundation is a non-governmental organisation whose main goals are three fold: to promote literacy, especially amongst children of school-going age; to develop reading spaces, and to organise literary and cultural events. In partnership with Africultures (France), this is an excellent opportunity to join a dynamic team as they embark on a two-year, EU-funded initiative called ‘Right to Write Project’. Over the two years, the project involves:

-Identifying, mentoring and publishing new writers from specific states in Northern Nigeria

-Identifying and training media specialists from specific states in Northern Nigeria

-Developing innovative ways of supporting teachers in the use of class readers in Northern Nigeria


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