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Admin Assistant

SDF
Sana'a
Deadline:

Job Description

About SDF:

The Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF) is a non-governmental, voluntary, independent organization established in March 2015, officially registered at the Ministry of Social Affairs as per license (99). As SDF has been present in Yemen since 2015, it has experience implementing emergency child protection and education responses, including women and youth empowerment. SDF has experience in handling large grants from international donors, such as UNDPUNHCROCHAWHOSCI, WFP and ZOA. The Foundation has excellent national-level relations and has experience in coordinating with both national and international NGOs. It has offices, staff and community-based committees in HajjahSana'aMaribIbbHudidahDhamar,

Al-Bayda’a, Almahweet, Aden and Hadramout as well as solid experiences engaging with local communities from whom it gained acceptance and with whom it has collaborated in the past. In addition to that, SDF creates livelihood opportunities and community-based protection committees. Last but not least, the foundation is mainly focused on Sustainable Development Goals and Humanitarian Response.

Posted VacancyAdmin Assistant 

Number of Vacancies: (1)

Employer: Sustainable Development Foundation (SDF) – Yemen.

Location: Sana'a (Main Office)

Position type: Full-time Contract

Position reporting to: Deputy Executive Manager

Starting Date: ASAP.

Post Date: April 29th, 2021.

Admin Assistant duties and responsibilities include providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Supports managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization and communication. Responsible for confidential and time sensitive material. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices and procedures.

Ability to effectively communicate via phone and email ensuring that all Administrative Assistant duties are completed accurately and delivered with high quality and in a timely manner. May direct and lead the work of others. Rely on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals and a wide degree of creativity and latitude is expected. Typically reports to a manager or head of a unit/department.

Responsibilities:

  • Answer and direct phone calls
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments
  • Maintain contact lists
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Develop and maintain a filing system
  • Order office supplies
  • Book travel arrangements
  • Submit and reconcile expense reports
  • Provide general support to visitors
  • Provide information by answering questions and requests
  • Take dictation
  • Research and creates presentations
  • Generate reports
  • Handle multiple projects
  • Prepare and monitor invoices
  • Develop administrative staff by providing information, educational opportunities and experiential growth opportunities
  • Ensure operation of equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies
  • Maintain professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies
  • Contribute to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
  • Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning etc.
  • Organize travel arrangements for senior managers
  • Write letters and emails on behalf of other office staff
  • Book conference calls, rooms, taxis, couriers, hotels etc. 
  • Cover the reception desk when required
  • Maintain computer and manual filing systems
  • Handle sensitive information in a confidential manner
  • Take accurate minutes of meetings
  • Coordinate office procedures
  • Reply to email, telephone or face to face enquiries
  • Develop and update administrative systems to make them more efficient
  • Resolve administrative problems
  • Receive, sort and distribute the mail
  • Answer telephone calls and pass them on
  • Manage staff appointments
  • Oversee and supervise the work of junior staff
  • Maintain up-to-date employee holiday records
  • Coordinate repairs to office equipment
  • Greet and assist visitors to the office
  • Photocopy and print out documents on behalf of other colleagues

Requirements:

  • Proven admin or assistant experience
  • Knowledge of office management systems and procedures
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills
  • Proficient in MS Office
  • At least 3 years of experience in the field or in a related area
  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or other relevant fields

Administrative Assistant top skills & proficiencies:

  • Reporting Skills
  • Administrative Writing Skills
  • Microsoft Office Skills
  • Analysis
  • Professionalism
  • Problem Solving
  • Supply Management
  • Inventory Control
  • Verbal Communication
  • Office Administration Procedures
  • Typing Skills
  • Attention to Detail
  • Accuracy
  • Multitask
  • Telephone Skills
  • Teamwork
  • Discretion and Judgment
  • Patience

ERP system:

1.     Archiving all the files (incoming – issued – contracts) in the ERP system.

2.     Ensure that all leave requests have been approved after informing your line Manager.

3.     Making purchase requests when needed as well as advanced requests.

How to apply

 Qualified candidates meeting the above requirements are required to apply through the link: Click Here not later than May 05st 2021.

· RECRUITMENT IS URGENT: Interested candidates are encouraged to apply as soon as possible and not to wait until the closing date, as CVs will be reviewed as they are submitted and INTERVIEWS WILL BE CONDUCTED ON A ROLLING BASIS.

Remarks:

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and advance to the next stage of the selection process.

Qualified candidates from the project' targeted governorates will be given a priority.

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