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Vacancy for Manager, EOC Office Management at eHealth Africa (eHA)

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eHealth Africa designs and implements data-driven solutions and technologies to improve health systems for and with local communities. eHA’s technology works in low connectivity settings and uses data to drive decision-making by local governments and partner agencies to get optimum results.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Manager, EOC Office Management

Location: Bauchi

Purpose of the Position

  • The Manager, EOC Office Management oversees, plans, organizes both the technical and operational administrative activities of the EOC.
  • S/he coordinates and performs a wide variety of operational services to support activities of the Emergency Operations Center (EOC).
  • S/he serves as a primary point of the operational and administrative contact for internal and external stakeholders at the EOC.

What You’ll Do
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Other duties may be assigned:

  • Serves as a primary point of direct administrative contact and liaison with other offices, individuals, and external stakeholders and partners on a range of specified issues; organizes and facilitates meetings, conferences, and other special events, as required.
  • Organizes and facilitates meetings, conferences, and other special events. Sets up meeting rooms with appropriate technology and arranges lunches, dinners, and refreshments for meetings.
  • Performs general secretarial/clerical duties including recording and transcribing minutes of meetings, photocopying, fax, and mailing. Assists in managing all technical equipment (printers, computers, projectors, etc.)
  • Responsible for managing daily task managers and email reminders. Maintains electric and hard copy filing systems Prepares and modifies documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, an
  • Coordinates and oversees the day-to-day management of supplies, equipment, and facilities for the organization, as appropriate, to include maintenance, inventory management, logistics, security, and related activities.
  • Gathers, enters, and/or updates data to maintain departmental records and databases, as appropriate; establishes and maintains files and records for the EOC. Organizes and maintains electronic and paper filing systems for EOC resources, tools, and materials, including files on the shared drive.
  • Provides general administrative/Technical support to the EOC Office Manager and Partners as required.
  • Maintains a thorough understanding of the basics behind the Internet and its workings (DNS, Security, IP Routing, VPN, Email routing and HTTP. Investigates, diagnose and solves computer software and hardware faults.
  • Installs maintains, configures and troubleshoot telecommunication infrastructure, including VOIP phones, AP’s, WLAN controllers including servers, printers, computers workstations, etc.
  • Provides technical support to troubleshoot malfunctions of network hardware and software applications, telephones and security systems to resolve operational issues and restore services.
  • Attends and participates in staff meetings, training classes, and supervision.
  • Adheres to Policies and Procedures.
  • Adheres to eHealth Africa Code of Conduct as well as ethical standards of the field.
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Who You Are

  • Bachelor’s degree from college or university in Business Management, Project Management, Social Science, Facility Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of Three (3) years experience in similar roles and Technical administrative support experience preferably in an International NGO or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Minimum of two (2) years supervisory experience preferably with a non-profit, non-governmental organization (NGO), or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Significant and advanced experience may substitute for the Master’s degree.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of software and troubleshooting.
  • Able to communicate by various modes such as verbally in-person, Mobile phone, pager, and direct connect/radio.
  • Must have knowledge of Basic first aid procedures.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail. Must be able to work as a member of a team and possess good problem-solving skills.
  • Must have flexibility in working hours, including on-call availability and the willingness to work holidays. Excellent customer service skills.
  • Excellent communication skills required including written, verbal and interpersonal.
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills, organizational skills and great attention to detail.
  • Must be able to work as a member of a team and possess good problem-solving skills.
  • Good learning ability. Action-oriented and resilient in a fast-paced environment

Language Ability:

  • English is the spoken and written language. Fluency in local Hausa is an advantage.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, or government regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees and the general public.
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Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate but can become louder at times due to group discussions or activities. eHA is a tobacco-free environment.

Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk.
  • The employee is frequently required to sit and use a computer and reach with their hands and arms.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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