Job Vacancy For Administrative Manager At World Vision International

World Vision International is a Christian relief, development and advocacy organization dedicated to working with children, families and their communities worldwide to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. For over two decades. World Vision has been working with urban and rural communities in all the 10 Regions of Ghana to improve provision of water, promote sanitation and hygiene practices and quality education, particularly at the basic level, enhance food security and respond to disasters.

Description Of Job

Reports to: Director, Finance and Support Services
Location: Head Office, Accra
Job Reference: AM/WVG

Purpose of position:
To ensure that staff of World Vision are provided prompt, cost effective and efficient administrative and support services; ensure staff comply with all administrative and logistics, policies and procedures; ensure that World Vision assets are used and managed efficiently and a data base to trace all asset exists.

Major Responsibilities:

•  Ensure the building, equipment and facilities are serviced, maintained and repaired on a regular and timely basis
•  Provide administrative, and logistics support to staff in the NO
•  Manage service agreement and relationship between WV Ghana & outsourcing agencies (cleaners, security, service providers etc)
•  Ensure that the World Vision Ghana vehicle fleet is well maintained to support effective and efficient program delivery
•  Arrange for the disposal of obsolete assets of WV Ghana through auction, sealed bids etc following due process
•  Provide support to expatriate and international staff to settle in Ghana, and support travel and accommodation for official visitors
•  Provide leadership and supervision to the Administrative staff to ensure compliance with WV Ghana Administration polices and procedures
•  Act as Security Focal Person for Ghana. Work with National Director and Regional Security Director in ensuring WV Ghana meets partnership Core Security Standards/Requirements, that visitors are briefed on arrival, that a security brief of provided to all visitors prior to arrival

Qualification Required & Experience

Person Specification:

•  1st Degree in Business Administration, Finance, or Social Science
•  At least 5 years experience in administration, management or Finance at least 2 of which should be in a supervisory role
•  Supervisory skills
•  Must be assertive
•  Strong communication skills

How To Apply For The Job

Interested applicants who meet the above criteria should send their application letters and CV quoting only the job reference as the subject to:

Closing Date:  10 August, 2012

As a Child focused organisation, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ people whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible. WV is an equal opportunity employer. Women are highly encouraged to apply.