Administration Officer - NS20/3001

Submitted by nsia_admin on Tue, 02/04/2020 - 09:28

Reporting to the Head, Administration, this Officer will provide support in carrying out administration functions, ensuring provision of efficient and effective services to support NSIA’s core operations.



  • Supports vendor evaluation and selection processes ensuring consistent application and transparency
  • Supports the Head, Admin in monitoring the activities of vendors (facility managers, security services, estate agents etc.) to deliver at agreed service levels.
  • Tracks the activities of service providers to ascertain high quality and well-maintained utility services (power, water, and general utilities).
  • Ensures timely and effective execution of general administration services.
  • Liaises with Travel Agents to provide adequate travel/transport logistics support.
  • Monitors the activities of the Authority’s support staff and briefs the Head, Admin accordingly.
  • Assists with the provision of protocol and consular services to the Authority’s Directors and other staff.
  • Supports the procurement process for the Authority’s assets, office supplies and consumables.
  • Under the supervision of the Head Admin, conducts market surveys to ensure availability of up-to-date price intelligence.
  • Takes periodic stock (for office equipment and supplies) and informs the Admin Manager on any identified issues.
  • Provides support on the review and assessment of the effectiveness and efficiency of the admin policies, procedures and processes and identifies improvement opportunities.
  • Performs other duties as may be delegated by the Admin Manager.

Qualifications, Experience and Attributes:

  • First Degree from a reputable university
  • Minimum of 5 years cognate experience in administration function.
  • Ability to think strategically and holistically and to appreciate the impact of various policies, issues and solutions.
  • Good communication skills
  • Appreciable understanding of the NSIA’s mandate.
  • Strong people management skills.
  • Highly organized and extremely detail orientated.
  • Good appreciation and working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools.
  • High level of pro-activity and ability to follow through on assigned tasks.