Jonah
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Company Secretary 500 000
Job Type: Full-Time

Education

From 0 to 2011
Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management
From 0 to 2009
Institute of Registered Administrative Managers of Nigeria
From 0 to 2001
Rivers State Polytechnic, Bori
No added languages

Experience

Logistics & Program Support Manager
UK-DfID/SAVI
January 2010 - Present Day (7 years 5 months)
  • Provides supports to the National Team Leader on Log frame, budgets & work plan development, preparation of quarterly management reports, procurement and HR management
  • Effectively provides general research support and utilizes all relevant computer software to retrieve, maintain and manipulate data as needed
  • Establishes & maintains an effective network of contacts & ensure effective liaison with partners, donor and government agencies
  • Drafts and finalizes correspondence on a wide range of topics on behalf of National Team Leader and other senior Technical Advisors including preparation of minutes of meetings
  • Works with the Security Managers of State Lead Projects to develop Standard Operating Procedures to guide emergency response, evacuation and general security & safety
  • Identifies training needs and coordinate basic first aid trainings with external organizations such as Nigerian Red Cross Society, Federal Fire Service etc. to build staff capacities
  • Liaise with Landlord and/or Property Estate Management Agents regarding tenancy, attend relevant meetings and review and approve service charges.
  • Assist the technical team in identification of consultants and process their engagement including development of Terms of References (ToRs) and tracking their reports/Manage consultants database and update Assets Registers across SAVI states
  • Supports the development of media engagement strategy, communication and knowledge management strategy, review and coordinate the production of SAVI’s newsletters, training tool/manuals and oversee the distribution of these print materials
  • Develops program’s overall logistics and procurement policies/protocols and ensure implementation/compliance, handle procurement functions such as tender evaluation, drafting contracts and local purchase orders etc.
Business Planning Executive
Air Sea Freighters Limited
August 2008 - January 2010 (1 year 6 months)
  • Prepares the organizational logistics plan in close consultation with the MD/CEO and review technical and business contracts/MoUs with international associates/partners
  • Handles all major procurement functions including preparation of Pre-qualification, Bidding, specifications etc for all procurement of goods and services
  • Monitors monthly expenditure statements for budgets and prepares documents required to maintain balanced accounts for review and approval by supervisor
  • Responsible for effective management, repairs/maintenance of facilities & estates, fleets and assets
  • Ensures regular supply of office consumables through efficient and effective management of inventory levels and adoption of best inventory management approach (e.g. Economic Order Quantity, Just-in-Time, issuance of stocks e.g. LIFO, etc.)
  • Facilitates cargo clearance from seaports/airports e.g. preparation of Single Goods Declaration and processing cargo release, collection/review shipping and terminal charges and recommend for payment
  • Process and follow up issuance of Bank Form ‘M’, Marine insurance and Risk Assessment Reports on behalf of clients
  • Supervises loading of cargo/containers and monitoring their delivery including ensuring timely return of empty containers
  • Process container refundable deposit from shipping companies and update Empty Container Accounts
  • Ensures the maintenance and servicing of official fleets and allocate responsibilities to drivers
  • Process and follow up issuance of Import Duty Waiver, NAFDAC and SON permits on behalf of clients
  • Investigate the economic conditions surrounding business activities and conduct feasibility study to determine business viability and provide guidance to the management
  • Conduct extensive market research prior to start-up businesses and continue gathering information to support decision making
Executive Assistant
UK-DfID/PATHS
May 2006 - July 2008 (2 years 3 months)
  • Arrange meetings/appointments and receive high ranking visitors and screen telephone calls and answer queries
  • Prepares response to correspondences & provide feedbacks to Supervisor, filing of documents/receive calls & direct calls etc.
  • Responsible for time management and scheduling/management of diaries on behalf of the NTL
  • Undertakes logistical and administrative functions e.g. arrange workshops, hotel reservations, plan travels, review travel requests and process travel authorizations, allocate vehicles/drivers etc
  • Manage business activities in the Program Director’s office e.g. maintain diaries for Executives, collate and organize reports as well as perform quality control check on the Program Director’s power point presentations
  • Uses personal computer to prepare grant proposals, quarterly management reports, draft & finalize consultants’ ToRs, statistical reports, tables, and charts
  • Make monthly cash forecast for the department and ensure regular supply of office consumables in the unit, prepare activity budgets for all program activities and disburse cash at workshops/meetings
  • Draft, finalize and re-direct all incoming mails and ensure appropriate attention are given to them
  • Ensures quality of documents requiring Director’s approval and/or signature.
  • Handle mail delivery and collection systems/organize delivery, registry and transmittal of correspondences
  • Maintain inventory of medical supplies (drugs, reagents and equipment) received and coordinate distribution to supported health facilities across PATHS states
  • Support monitoring and evaluation activities e.g. document success stories, track and document achievement, develop performance indicators etc.
  • Monitor radio airings and public phone-in communication strategy of PATHS’ activities
  • Support program activities and knowledge management e.g. document success stories, track and document achievement, develop performance indicators etc
  • Design and coordinate the production/printing of PATHS newsletter and review advocacy strategy documents
  • Oversees Assets Management and process approval from DfID to dispose obsolete equipment and obtains replacement
  • Review office insurance requirements and process insurance claims as required
Admin/Program Assistant
USAID-CEDP/IITA
January 2004 - May 2006 (2 years 4 months)
  • Makes travel and logistics arrangements for training, workshops/meetings and support research activities
  • Prepares monthly calendar, disseminate circulars and memos
  • Types routine correspondence and reports from dictation or handwritten copy using personal computer.
  • Handling and management of official documents e.g. opens, sorts and screens mail, Picks up and delivers materials, answers telephone, screens callers, relays messages, and greets visitors.
  • Operates office equipment such as photocopier, fax machine, and binding machine; coordinates the servicing of equipment.
  • Prepares and perform quality control checks on Project Director’s PowerPoint presentations to ensure proper formatting and elimination of errors.
  • Manages inter-agency relationship/advocacy & maintain liaison with partners, donors etc
  • Participates in the formulation of policies and operating procedures
  • Undertakes operational backstopping missions on programme administration e.g. conduct monitoring visits to programme outstation offices
  • Prepares monthly office running cost analysis e.g. vehicle usage/fuel consumption analysis
  • Assist in Human Resources administration e.g. arranging interviews, drafting and finalizing job descriptions, orienting newly engaged staff, conducting staff appraisals etc
  • Maintains/updates Consultants Reports Database, review Consultants & Subcontractors’ invoices for payment
  • Provides support to communication unit on all publications, media and other outreach activities and maintain a network of relevant contacts to aid facilitation, interaction and communication of errors.
  • Prepares monthly office running cost analysis e.g. vehicle usage/fuel consumption analysis