Position : Administration and Operations Specialist (FSN 8)
Job ID# : 58605

Abt Associates seeks a qualified Administration and Operations Specialist for USAID/Bangladesh’s Nutrition Activity (BNA). The goal of BNA is to contribute to improvements in the nutrition outcomes for children under five, pregnant and lactating women, and adolescent girls in the Feed the Future (FtF) Zone of Influence (ZOI) by (1) increasing consumption of nutritious, diverse, and safe diets by rural households; (2) increasing social and economic empowerment of girls and women; and (3) improving adoption of improved water, sanitation, and hygiene (WASH) practices.  BNA will implement nutrition-sensitive interventions that complement and reinforce ongoing nutrition-specific activities.

Duties and Responsibilities:
Under the supervision of the Director of Finance and Administration, the Administration and Operations Specialist will provide overall support to BNA operations including support to the finance and administrative team. Responsibilities include, but may not limited to the following:

  • With the Director of Finance and Administration, create and update equipment inventory list to manage physical inventory of all equipment and software.
  • Develop office procedures for travel and procurement and orient staff to procedural steps
  • Make travel arrangement
  • Procure supplies and equipment
  • Organize conferences and workshops
  • Provide administrative and logistic support to technical staff as needed.
  • Liaise with ISP for technical support of Local Area Network or any of its components (server crash, virus attack, hard drive failure, etc.) and ensure the smooth operation of the office internet connection to enable staff to work in optimal conditions
  • Other duties as required.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business administration or related field; additional certification in information technology a plus
  • At least 2 years of professional experience in logistics and project implementation
  • A comprehensive ability to work in collaboration with high level managers and technical advisors
  • Excellent interpersonal communication, organizational, and computer skills.
  • English language fluency.

If you are interested, please apply by clicking here at the Abt Associates’ Job link by Nov 11, 2018. Only short listed candidates will be contacted for further recruitment process.