Vacancy in The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET)


The African Field Epidemiology Network (AFENET) was Established in 2005.

As a non-profit networking and service alliance of Field Epidemiology (and Laboratory) Training Programs (FELTPs), and other applied epidemiology training programs  has operations in over 31 countries in Sub-Saharan Africa or the World Health Organisation Africa Region (WHO – AFRO).

They are recruiting to fill the position below:

 To Apply:
Interested and qualified candidates for this position should:
Click here to apply online

Application Deadline: 19th July, 2021.

Job Title: Senior Administrator
Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full Time
Duration of Contract: One year

Senior Administrator:

  • This is a senior management role. The Senior Administrator is responsible for the coordination of grants management, operations management, and general administration of the program. Specific terms of reference are as below:

Terms of Reference:

  • Prepare, review, and consolidate annual operational budget for the program and track its implementation/expenses including monitoring and forecasting.
  • Collate program activity plans and follow up on their execution as scheduled and within budget in liaison with unit heads.
  • Oversee the maintenance of accurate and detailed calendar of events, due dates and schedules related to assigned program fends to ensure activities are carried outas scheduled.
  • Prepare and share periodic financial report with AFENET management and donors.
  • Ensure timely provision of necessary workspace and work tools to all program staff to promote a productive, positive, and healthy work environment,
  • Develop day to day operational guidelines and templates when necessary and ensure compliance to organizational policies and regulations.
  • Ensure timely and appropriate logistics arrangements are in place for meetings, workshops, and travels.
  • Manage the physical resources of the prograrn through proper procurement and asset management mechanism.
  • Oversee day to day office management which includes but not limited to travel arrangements, trainings, and meetings.
  • Support in resource mobilization through identification of fending needs, gaps analysts and budget development.
  • Supervise the programs administration team.
  • Serve as a member of the management team, supporting organizational strategic level activities like policy and guidelines/SOP review/development, staffing plans, organizational annual budgeting, and planning.
  • Perform any other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Qualification and Experience:

  • Master’s Degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Public Administration, Social Sciences and other related courses and a First Degree in Business Management, Business Administration, Economics or other related field
  • At least 8 years of proven post graduate work experience in Administration in a corporate environment or any reputable organization preferably air International NGO
  • Ability to work and coordinate with donors, partner agencies and otherstakeholders.
  • Exceptional customer-service skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Sound planning and organizational skills
  • Demonstrable proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, and other MS Office packages as well as data analysis skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, stayon track and meet deadlines.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Pro-active and solutions oriented.
  • Knowledge of results-based management
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision.


  • You application should contain the following:
    • CV
    • Motivation letter, including discussion of understanding of assignment(s)
    • Candidates should indicate the appropriate position in their Application Letter
  • AFENET is an equal opportunity employer.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.


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