Administration Officers x2

Full Time 0 ZMW / Month

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES
Healthy Learners is an award-winning non-profit organization committed to improving the health of children in Zambia and beyond. Healthy Learners is achieving this through our unique model of school-based community health by training teachers in community health care and making schools entry points into the public healthcare system. We currently serve over 500,000 students across Lusaka, Choma, Ndola and Kitwe, Kabwe and Solwezi, where we are working with the Zambian government to scale nationally. Visit: www.healthylearners.com
Healthy Learners is continuing to grow and expand in Zambia and is seeking to recruit the services of qualified talented and dedicated professionals to fill the position of Administration Officer (2) and Program Mentors (7).
POSITION: ADMINISTRATION OFFICERS (2) CHOMA & CHIPATA – FULL TIME
THE OVERALL PURPOSE OF THE ROLE
The Administrative Officer will be responsible for overseeing administrative, logistical, and office management activities within the district office. S/he will ensure efficient utilization of resources and accurate financial tracking in accordance with applicable standards. The Administration Officer will be expected to keep clear records for all administration and logistic operations, including recording keeping and archiving within the district.
This position is a district site office role that will report to the District Program Coordinator with support from HQ’s technical units including administration, logistics, and finance.
KEY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Office Management and administrative tasks

Oversee office management and ensure timely payments of all utility bills.
Work closely with the District Program Coordinator to maintain a conducive work environment in adherence with Healthy Learners’ policies, procedures, and values.
Work with the District Program Coordinator and HQ to ensure compliance with Healthy Learner’s human resource policies and procedures.
Support all staff appraisal processes within the district with support from HQ.
Maintain hard copy and electronic filing systems within the district; ensure integrity
Prepare documentation, materials, and refreshments for meetings,                          workshops,  and training as necessary.
Support the preparation of monthly administrative spending plans
Support HQ in the processing of MOUs and contracts.
Provide activity updates and regular check-ins on all tasks with the relevant technical units at HQ
Take the lead on office security protocols, incident reporting, administrative assessments, and reporting.
Support the management of organizational assets functionality at all times.
Supervise office support staff

Logistics and Supply Chain Management Support

Support a comprehensive implementation of all procurement processes following policies
Assess and coordinate transport requirements for district activities.
Provide administrative support to ensure smooth logistical operations and timely execution of activities.
Ensure all vehicles and motor bikes are effectively maintained and used strictly  in compliance with policies
Support the management of vehicle consumables and repairs.
Supervise drivers assigned to the district ensuring compliance with vehicle  management policies.
Oversee office stores and inventories; ensure effective storage and retrieval of goods as per policies
Coordinate with the District Program Coordinator and HQ Logistics Team to schedule the timely dispatch and delivery of materials and goods to schools
Work with the Program and Construction teams to track supplies and equipment earmarked for distribution to partner sites
Maintain up-to-date information on the status of the inbound and outbound movement of goods.
Plan and supervise the routine work of casual laborers and outsourced contractors.

Finance and Program Support Tasks

Work with the District Program Coordinator to develop procurement plans; ensure appropriate specifications of required items according to established guidelines and procedures.
Support the preparation and consolidation of purchase requisitions in accordance with policies.
Consolidate programs requisitions, claims, and retirements of funds for processing at HQ.
Prepare partner cash disbursement on the online platforms.
Coordinate travel advance requests and retirements
Provide the Financial Department with finance-related documentation as required.
Support the consolidation of the various reports for the district as required by     HQ
Oversee effective management of office petty cash.

KEY QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

A degree in Administration, business studies, or relevant business studies from  a recognized university.
Minimum of five (5) years of demonstrated administrative experience
Demonstrated experience in administrative, logistics, and finance tasks
Strong organizational skills.
Good analytical skills with the ability to make independent judgments and decisions
Ability to deal appropriately with sensitive issues while exhibiting a high level of confidentiality
Strong problem identification and ability to effectively resolve challenges.
Good communication and interpersonal skills.
Ability to work under pressure with good attention to detail.
Working knowledge of administrative and human resource procedures and best practices
Experience with basic financial management tasks
Strong Microsoft Excel skills and solid proficiency in other common office applications, like Adobe/Word/Outlook
Humility and willingness to regularly receive constructive feedback
Passion for Healthy Learners mission and vision
Experience supervising others is an added advantage

How to Apply: Complete an application form in the link below and submit your CV and cover letter. Only applications filed through this process will be considered.
Application Link
Closing date: 20th January 2023.
Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted due to the numerous applications.