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Oxfam Job Vacancy for Executive Assistant


Oxfam is an international non-profit organization committed to ridding the world of poverty. We have a conviction that once given the chance to do 50/ people are well capable of building a livelihood without poverty on their own. To do this, we work with local organizations, build their capacity and provide
strategic funding to local projects in developing countries. We also lobby governments and companies to
take into account the interests of the poorest people and campaign to involve men and women also in our
Oxfam in Nigeria is recruiting an:

Job Title: Executive Assistant

Full time position based in Abuja
This position reports to the Country Director

The main tasks:
Accountable to the Country Director for the management and delivery of information, correspondence, and organizational procedures related to the agenda and work of the Country
Director and Oxfam’s senior management.
Be highly flexible with outstanding organizational skills, the ability to juggle the demands of the
Country Director and Country Leadership Team, to effectively respond to constantly changing demands.
Ability to manage an extremely busy diary, organizing meetings, arranging travels including visa and ensuring that materials are ready for meetings.
Ability to be involved in ad-hoc projects, or event management and research as required.
Ability to develop new ways of doing things that will help to make CD and CLT work run as smoothly
as possible and provide business support for the day-to-day running of the CD’s Office.
Ability to understand how large-scale organizations operate and handle everything with diplomacy and sensitivity – maintaining the highest level of professionalism at all times.
Upon request from the Country Director and/or the Country Leadership Team or similar governance
groups, produce, assimilate, analyze and use program and other information from varied sources and disseminate them accordingly.
Management of a network of relationships across affiliates and a wide range of internal and external
partnerships and alliances so as to ensure consistency of messaging across a range of information and communication needs.
Support the Country Director and the Country Leadership Team or Similar governance groups on the quality of all outgoing information products, processes, and documents, and guarantee that approval procedures are in compliance with standards.
Support the One Oxfam change and implementation process and ensure that change documentation
and associated communications and reports are delivered successfully inside Oxfam in Nigeria and to regional governance groups.
Work with the Country Leadership Team to develop materials associated with program activity, and eventually summarize working meetings and similar events.
Support the Country Director and the Country Leadership Team or similar governance groups in other relevant tasks and special assignments.
The candidate will have a sharp mind, great relationship development skills and a cool head under pressure.
Have numeracy skills meaning, the person will have no problem handling a substantial budget.


Fluency in written and spoken English.
A good university degree.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this position please email your application letter and Curriculum vitae as one
attachment in English to vacancies-nigeria@oxfamnovib.nl  to the attention of The Recruiter, not
later than October 13, 2015. For questions on this position you can contact, Doris Nwankwo at


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