Procurement, Admin, and Logistics (PAL) Officer – Nigerian Youth CARE at Search for Common Ground (SFCG)

Search for Common Ground (SFCG) is an international non-profit organization that promotes the peaceful resolution of conflict. With headquarters in Washington, DC and Brussels, Belgium, Search’s mission is to transform how individuals, organizations, and governments deal with conflict – away from destructive approaches towards cooperative solutions. With more than 600 staff worldwide, Search implements projects in more than 30 countries across the globe.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Procurement, Admin, and Logistics (PAL) Officer – Nigerian Youth CARE

Location: Bauchi
Job Type: Full time

Summary of Position

  • The PAL Officer will provide the main logistical support to their office, liaising closely with the PAL Coordinator and the finance team to ensure good recordkeeping, as well as liaising with the housekeeping staff to support the smooth running of the office.
  • S/he will work under the direct supervision of the PAL Coordinator and closely with the finance and programs team. The position will supervise the office cleaning staff in their office.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Liaise with the landlord of the office premises and other operational contacts such as vendors, suppliers and courier services to keep the office fully functional
  • Coordinate package delivery and pick up
  • Ensure that SFCG’s inventory list is updated on regular intervals
  • Develop and oversee safety protocols, including the management of the security company
  • Ensure that the door security system and key management is functioning properly
  • Manage the telephone/intercom/internet system
  • Provide logistical support for meetings and conferences on-site and off-site
  • Respond to general emails and forward to the appropriate members of staff
  • Provide orientation for new staff, visitors or consultants on the use of the general office equipment and other office systems
  • Maintain office equipment and oversee repairs
  • Manage the office fleet and approve any private vehicle hire
  • Oversee vehicle repairs
  • Maintain office logs on travel, inventory and fuel usage for generators, vehicles, etc.
  • Prepare travel arrangements, relevant documentation (tickets, visas etc.) and any necessary travel materials (Meeting confirmations, background or reference confirmations)
  • Prepare and submit a monthly logistics report about the above to the Admin and Logistics Coordinator.
  • Coordinate procurement process of goods and services, ensure necessary documentation
  • Maintain and update vendor’s database for necessary goods and services
  • Monitor quality and control cost on various office supplies, stationery, hotel accommodation, transportation and other equipment
  • Provide support to HR where needed

Qualifications ( Education)

  • Bachelor’s Degree / HND in Business Administration, Management, Procurement

Required Experience:

  • 2 – 3 years ́ professional experience providing administrative, logistical and/or operational support
  • Experience working in an NGO or civil society is a plus
  • Experience working with little or no supervision

Other Relevant Requirements:

  • Resident in Bauch state is an added advantage
  • Proven interest & commitment to humanitarian and development principles and a demonstrable understanding of conflict/post-conflict development contexts
  • Excellent in English (oral and written)
  • Proven ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines; team player and effective communicator,
  • Strong IT skills (Email, Microsoft Office applications, Google Drive, Google Docs, Sheets, Presentation).
  • Good reporting capacity and experience
  • Ability to function effectively under stressful conditions such as heavy workloads, and deadlines.

N200,000 – N250,000 per month.

Deadline: 27th November, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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