Administrative Officer 1 at Breakthrough ACTION

Breakthrough ACTION ignites collective action and encourages people to adopt healthier behaviors-from using modern contraceptive methods and sleeping under bed nets to being tested for HIV-by forging, testing, and scaling up new and hybrid approaches to social and behavior change (SBC).


Administrative Officer 1

Location: Abuja


The Administrative Officer I will work with other members the administrative team to provide efficient administrative support for all categories of staff and external stakeholders to provide administrative and logistics support in the office.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

In addition to the overall task described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following.

  • Work with the receptionist and office assistants to ensure office stationary are always available and stockouts are avoided;
  • Support the admin team in updating and managing vendor contracts and Service Level Agreements (SLAs);
  • Maintain the records of Assets, Equipment for the office in line with the Assets recording system.
  • Ensure that the assets that are issued to staff are authorized, recorded and necessary paper work exists as per the office/USAID policy.
  • Undertake stock inventory and update stock report on a regular basis
  • Assist in processing vendor and consultancy invoices;
  • Assist with the management of project vehicles and drivers. Ensure drivers comply with safety rules and defensive driving techniques and reports;
  • Ensure procurement of goods and services for the project are done according to USAID and institutional rules and regulations.
  • Arrange for the repair and maintenance of office equipment and machinery to ensure that staff works effectively without any disruptions.
  • Together with relevant staff ensure that travel & logistics, welfare and support needs of visiting guests to Nigeria and expatriates are met;
  • Support in the maintenance and management of physical office space and project vehicles; including environmental cleaning, local transportation, maintenance of office equipment and appliances and meeting staff office needs;
  • Prepare relevant administrative reports when needed;
  • Other duties as identified by supervisor.

 Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities.

Minimum Qualifications & Experience

Bachelor’s degree/HND or higher in a relevant field (administration, social science, humanities, other). Minimum of 5 years’ experience on USAID funded projects programs in Nigeria. Health project expertise valued.

Language Skills

Must be fluent in English.


Qualified females are strongly encouraged to apply for this role.

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Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send PDF copies of their CVs to by CoB Friday 03 December 2021. The subject of the email should be the job title and location e.g. ‘Finance Officer 1 – Abuja’

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