Greater Accra Region, Ghana
Local Terms and Conditions Apply
Contract, Full-time
Job description

Our vision is of a world where no one is blind from avoidable causes and where visually impaired people participate equally in society. Each year, we improve the lives of millions of people in the poorest parts of the world. Sightsavers offers a great working environment.

Contract: 24 months Fixed Term Contract
Salary: Local Terms and Conditions Apply

The Administrative Officer will provide administrative support and office services to ensure the smooth running of the Ghana Country Office and provide management services to the Drivers team.

In addition to the day to day administration and maintenance of the office and IT systems, you will assist with programme support by organising programme and project meetings, assisting with programme documents and records and liaising with partners. Your experience of working within an INGO will inform your development and implementation of systems to implement and improve processes.

The Administrative Officer is responsible for the management of the Drivers; including monitoring of procedures and systems that are in place and all insurance, road tax, maintenance and servicing needs. 

Other responsibilities include overseeing procurement processes such as ordering of stock and local purchases and supplies, working closely with the global procurement team, liaising with clearing agents and keeping efficient records.

Your educational background in Administration or Management, or equivalent experience, will be supported by your excellent planning and organisation ability. Ideally you will have experience of managing a team, dealing with procurement and providing programme support.  

The Ghana Country Office supports many programmes and as such this is a busy and involved role and the above is not an exhaustive list of responsibilities or experience requirements. For full details please look at the job description.


Closing date: 17 November 2019         

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. Qualified persons with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.


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Posted on: 08 November 2019
Closed date: 17 November 2019
Tags: Admin, Intl Development