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Administration Officer - Global Fund

Job Description

Purpose of the position:

To support WV Somalia Global Fund Programme in administrative, logistics and programmatic functions for the successful implementation of the Program.

Major Responsibilities

  • Work with administration department for efficient planning, coordinating, and implementing logistics for all meetings (with sub recipients, donors, etc.) including logistics and immigration/visa applications.

  • Work with program staff to ensure sub recipients comply with the donor and WVS regulations and requirements.

  • Compilation and circulation of key calendar dates for the Global Fund Program, electronic filing of program documents.

  • Maintaining databases on Sub-Recipients and maintain good communication channels.

  • Compiling and filing of meeting minutes of the Global Fund department and follow up of arising action points.

  • Support preparation of Program Agreements, contracts.

Key Outputs/Responsibilities (Accountabilities and results)

  • Provide liaison for Global Fund team monthly departmental meetings, quarterly meetings with UNICEF and WHO, meetings with PwC, and meetings with the donor during their quarterly missions.

  • To coordinate and follow up with the medical laboratory specialist in Medical Laboratory Specialist on External Quality Assurance for TB Laboratories and Multidrug Drug Resistant Investigations and Monitoring.

  • Support the Senior Program Coordinator in ensuring agreements with Sub Recipients are in place, renewed on time, relevant registration of sub recipients are in place and updated, etc.

  • In conjunction with WVUK, prepare Program Agreements, contracts, and ensure they are duly and timely signed by relevant parties. Work with Finance and Supply Chain to ensure partners (organisations and individuals) are regularly screened.

  • Compile and ensure all meeting minutes of the Global Fund TB program are properly filed in shared program folder on the server, and readily available in both electronic and hard copy; and ensure that all Action Points are followed up.

  • Ensure all key program documents such as agreements, contracts, management and implementation letters from the donor and properly filed and readily available.

  • Maintain and update program’s databases on mailing lists for Sub-Recipients and other key stakeholders, as well as maintaining good communication channels with all Sub-Recipients and other stakeholders.

  • Place relevant requisitions for program requirements, in a timely manner and follow up on necessary approvals.

  • Support the procurement process of the GF grant. Timely raise purchase requisitions and arrange for distribution of items to the field. Also support the procurement process as guided.

  • Safekeeping of Global Fund assets register, files and shared drives. Ensure asset register is in place, filling and shared drive is in order and updated as required.

  • To undertake additional duties as required.

Other Competencies/Attributes:

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills, excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, as well as negotiation skills

  • Ability to adhere to set security standards

  • Ability to ensure a gender perspective in the scope of work

Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:

  • Educational level required: First degree in Development studies, Business Administration or Social Studies

  • Diploma in Project Management, Front Office Management or similar is an added advantage

  • Experience in organizing international conferences: Placing flight requests, coordinating logistics from different countries and scheduling.

  • Experience of working in an administration office.

  • Strong organizational skills in minute taking, follow up of action items and record keeping.

  • Experience working with humanitarian emergency interventions, preferably with experience in working in multi-cultural and fragile contexts.

  • Experience in a grant funded office will be an added advantage

  • Good oral and written English languages skills

Working Environment / Conditions:

  • Work environment: Office-based with frequent travel to the field

  • Travel: Up to 20%

  • On call: For any matters arising with implementing partners