Program Administration Officer at a Reputable Non-governmental Organization (NGO) – Nextzon Business Services Limited

Job Title: Program Administration Officer – NGO

Ref No: MCL – 008
Location: Umuahia, Abia
Employment Type: Full-time
Reports to: Program Director


  • We want to fill the above role with someone who’s naturally talented, with team-working & people skills and administrative and organisational skills. who is very good at networking and making contacts where it matters.
  • If you have excellent communication skills, with enthusiasm and dedication for chosen charitable causes, pro-activity and flexibility and can effectively multi-task, then you may be the one we are looking for.


  • Work effectively to provide support to key activities as directed by the program director.
  • Facilitate the efficient management of joint projects.
  • Proofread papers, project activity manual, materials and other documents as needed by the team.
  • Shadow other members of the team and provide cover for specified tasks in their absence.
  • Manage disbursements for meetings, events, parties and conferences, including submission of supporting documentation for costs and claims.
  • Making team and program fund advances, subsequently follow-up and receive all cash returns on behalf of other team members and making deposits into the bank.
  • Store program meeting minutes and grant records
  • Answer queries from other team members and partners.
  • Maintain an organization calendar (program) and schedule of appointments
  • Arrange meetings, provide assistance to the program operations staff, generate reports and take minutes.
  • Schedule internal and external events.
  • Any other duties as assigned by the program director.

Job Requirements

  • At least a Diploma in management, business administration or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 – 5 years of relevant experience in the area as an Administrative/ Program Officer, Administrator or similar role;

Other Requirements include:

  • Ability to communicate effectively;
  • Strong organization skills with a problem-solving attitude
  • Ability to handle multiple and competing priorities
  • Familiarity with NGO principles and practices
  • Professional and courteous
  • Previous experience in working in an NGO related environment is an advantage
  • Good understanding of English and Igbo languages
  • Attention to detail.


Application Closing Date
16th November, 2020.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • All CVs must be saved with the candidates’ full names only. Any CV not saved with candidates’ full names will not be treated.
  • If you want to be a part of this unique team, kindly send in your cover letter and resume quoting the reference number of the position of interest on your application
  • Only those who meet the above criteria and reside in the South Eastern Region need to apply.
  • Shortlisted candidates will be contacted in due course.
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