Job Title: Operations and Logistics Manager

Job No: 495361 Duration: 4 years Categories: International development

Job Description

  • Coffey, in partnership with McKinsey is looking for an Operations and Logistics Manager for the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (NIAF III)

The Programme

  • NIAF III is a four year DFID-funded programme starting in 2018. Building on the success of the two earlier phases of the Nigeria Infrastructure Advisory Facility (2007-2016), NIAF III will provide high quality embedded and short-term expertise to Nigerian government and regulatory counterparts to support improved delivery of infrastructure services.
  • The core team will be based in Abuja, with travel to other Nigerian states as necessary.

The Position

  • The Operations Lead will manage day-to-day operations for mid-sized operational services.
  • S/he will be responsible for the efficient and effective management of property, office and fleet assets.
  • The Operations Manager will ensure that:
    • Opportunities for improved services are identified;
    • HR, IT, vehicle and property assets are documented, reviewed and reported; and
    • Operational activities are aligned

Responsibilities

  • Organising and providing a well-managed and efficient work place for employees and consultants
  • Maintaining oversight of procurement activities as needed
  • Carrying out routine and complex activities with accuracy
  • Ensuring that all services provided  are aligned with NIAF/McKinsey plans and priorities
  • Occasional travel to outlying states for the purpose of meeting with clients and suppliers
  • Overseeing a broad range of operational activities including those relating to Protocol, Property Management, Fleet Management and IT and Communications
  • Initiating all appropriate risk management protocols/guidance/tools/support services, related to the safety and security, and the protection of assets

The Person

  • First Degree with a focus on Finance, Management or any Degree relevant to the position
  • At least five years of documented project management experience
  • Excellent MS Office skills including: Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Excellent written and verbal communication and problem solving skills
  • At least 2 years’ experience with logistics coordination
  • At least 2 years’ experience with asset management
  • Ability to organise clerical work, administration, and control systems
  • Ability to perform a variety of detailed functions and meet established deadlines
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to build and lead an effective team
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to organize and prioritize multiple tasks effectively and solve problems independently
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, orally and in writing
  • Fluency in English required

Application Closing Date 12th July, 2017.

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