Admin and Logistics Coordinator (Abuja) at Plan International


Plan International is evolving in response to shifts in international development and humanitarian response. We are doing this so we can continue to make a stand for children’s rights. We support children’s rights from birth until they reach adulthood. And we enable children to prepare for and respond to crises and adversity. We drive changes in practice and policy at local, national and global levels using our reach, experience and knowledge

We believe in the power and potential of every child. But this is often suppressed by poverty, violence, exclusion and discrimination. Having identified girls as the most marginalised group, they will be our ongoing focus as we work towards helping 100 million girls learn, lead, decide and thrive within their communities. As we embark on this ambitious and exciting journey, we are recruiting for talent across the globe.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below:

Job Title: Admin and Logistics Coordinator
Abuja, Travel required Occasional
Functional Area: Administration
Reports to: Admin and Logistics Manager

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of this role is to support with the coordination of the administrative and logistics management for the Country office and field offices in line with policies of Plan International Nigeria, donor requirements and Nigerian laws. The post holder will be supervised by the Admin and Logistics Manager and expected to work very closely with other members of the Country office and field offices.
  • S/He is responsible for the day-to- day management of the Plan International Nigeria Offices. S/He will coordinate all operations and support with monitoring and reporting of Admin and logistics activities in the Country Office and filed offices.

Dimensions Of The Role

  • Communicates within Plan International Nigeria and externally with vendors, service providers, consultant etc. The post holder will coordinate the effective administration and logistics management in the Country office and give support to the field office where necessary.


  • Coordinate contracts and services for the Country office- draft and review all consultancy contract for approval
  • Monitor contract implementation and maintain a logbook/Register with updated information for all active contracts
  • Responsible for fix asset management
  • Coordinate logistics and procurement operations, ensuring compliance with Plan International logistics standards and regulations
  • Perform any other project related duties as specified by the Admin and Logistics Manager
  • Claims Management- Using the specified soft ware
  • Vendor creation and management in SAP using approved vendor list
  • Management of the SAP system for Country office (Super Matter Expert)
  • Carry out other task as assigned by the Admin and Logistics Manager

Human Resource Development:

  • Coordinate the orientation, on-going development/training and builds capacity of staff and local partner staff when required in line with Admin and Logistics policies and procedures

Learning And Knowledge Management:

  • Shares relevant information within the team supporting the proper documentation of all administrative, logistic and financial transactions of the operations
  • Participates in global/regional projects/networks as requested.

Resource Mobilisation:

  • Support resource mobilization efforts by supporting costings with respect to budget preparation and related engagement.

Dealing With Problems:

  • Ability to manage competing priorities and expectations from internal and external stakeholders and remain calm and resilient in the face of pressure.
  • Manage multiple and work with distant colleagues to form a virtual efficient administration team;
  • Use Plan procedures to settle conflicts among colleagues;
  • Resolve problems that are not covered by established process.
  • Analyse possible causes of problems and suggest solutions to get them resolved.
  • Refer, whenever necessary, the case to the Admin and Logistics Manager for consideration.
  • Ensures that Plan International’s global policies for Safeguarding Children and Young People and
  • Gender Equality and Inclusion are fully embedded in accordance with the principles and requirements of the policy including relevant Implementation Standards and Guidelines as applicable to their area of responsibility. This includes, but is not limited to, ensuring staff and associates are aware of and understand their responsibilities under these policies and Plan
  • International’s Code of Conduct (CoC), their relevance to their area of work, and that concerns are reported and managed in accordance with the appropriate procedures.

Key Relationships

  • Support the preparation of reports for domestic and international consumption.
  • Interface with vendors, services providers and consultant to Plan Nigeria
  • Provide timely responses concerning queries linked to admin and logistics
  • Report to the Admin and Logistics Manager
  • Supervises Admin officer, Admin Assistant and Front Desk
  • Work with other members of the programme units to ensure effective and efficient programme delivery.

Technical Expertise, Skills And Knowledge

  • A degree in Business/Public Administration or related field.
  • At least 3 -4 years of experience working in administration and logistics Coordination role in an INGO
  • Working Experience in use of SAP
  • Fluency in English with excellent writing and speaking skills is required.
  • Excellent and demonstrable experience in procurement processes and logistics management.
  • Demonstrable experience in office management and staff coordination.
  • Excellent writing and speaking in English language
  • Knowledge and understanding of Nigeria’s policy environment
  • Highly developed interpersonal and communication skills including good listening skills, influencing, negotiation and coaching
  • Capacity to build and maintain relationships and to work effectively in a multicultural and multi- ethnic environment respecting diversity.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Outlook

Plan International’s Values In Practice

  • We are open and accountable
  • Promotes a culture of openness and transparency, including with sponsors and donors.
  • Holds self and others accountable to achieve the highest standards of integrity.
  • Consistent and fair in the treatment of people.
  • Open about mistakes and keen to learn from them.
  • Accountable for ensuring we are a safe organisation for all children, girls & young people
  • We strive for lasting impact
  • Articulates a clear purpose for staff and sets high expectations.
  • Creates a climate of continuous improvement, open to challenge and new ideas.
  • Focuses resources to drive change and maximise long-term impact, responsive to changed priorities or crises.
  • Evidence-based and evaluates effectiveness.
  • We work well together
  • Seeks constructive outcomes, listens to others, willing to compromise when appropriate.
  • Builds constructive relationships across Plan International to support our shared goals.
  • Develops trusting and ‘win-win’ relationships with funders, partners and communities.
  • Engages and works well with others outside the organization to build a better world for girls and all children.
  • We are inclusive and empowering
  • We empower our staff to give their best and develop their potential
  • We respect all people, appreciate differences and challenge equality in our programs and our workplace
  • We support children, girls and young people to increase their confidence and to change their own lives.

Physical Environment

  • Typical office environment with occasional travels to field office

Level Of Contact With Children

  • Low contact: No contact or very low frequency of interaction

Our organizational values are designed to help everyone who works with us achieve our ambitious goals for children, especially girls.

  • We are open and accountable
  • We strive for lasting impact
  • We work well together
  • We are inclusive and empowering.

Closing Date: 31st May, 2018.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV’s and a Statement of Interest responding to how they have demonstrated the above listed values in the course of their career to: Indicate the Job Title and Location as subject of the mail

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Sent all applications as specified above.