Administrative Intern

Project: Administrative Team
Job Category: Administrative Intern
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: FCT - Nigeria

I. Introduction

    Solina Centre for International Development and Research (SCIDaR) is an indigenous nonprofit institution that works to accelerate positive health, social, and economic reforms through high-quality program design and implementation, capacity building, implementation of scientific research and knowledge generation, as well as agenda-setting and stakeholder convening across human development sectors. Our work seeks to benefit primarily disadvantaged and under-served populations. We implement transformation programs in Nigeria and are currently expanding our footprint to several West and Central African countries. We are building a competent world-class management team to enable us to achieve our strategic growth objectives sustainably.

    II. Description and Objectives

      The Administrative Intern will provide essential support to SCIDaR’s administrative operations. This position offers a valuable opportunity for hands-on experience in various administrative tasks and processes within SCIDaR Admin and SCIDaR in general. The Administrative Intern will work closely with the administrative team and other departments to ensure the smooth and efficient functioning of daily operations in line with SCIDaR policy and objectives. The role holder will also be responsible for collating all administrative data, and analyses, and providing reports that facilitate the smooth administrative process.

      III.   Technical Responsibilities

      General Administrative Support

      • Assist with general administrative tasks such as Administrative Data collection, and analyses.
      • Assist in coordinating travel arrangements and accommodations for staff and consultants.
      • Collect all travel data and work with the Travel Manager for monthly analyses and reports.
      • Provide support for managing meeting room requests, synchronizing all the requests to ensure no meeting conflict, and working with IT to ensure that conferencing equipment is functional and suitable.
      • Assist in conducting research and compiling data for various administrative projects and initiatives.
      • Assist in updating and maintaining electronic and physical filing systems following company policies and procedures.
      • Perform other duties as assigned by the administrative team or management.

      VII. Required competencies

      a. Core requirements

      • Compelling evidence of interest in and commitment to the mission of SCIDaR;
      • Demonstrated strong strategic thinking, problem-solving, and thought leadership abilities;
      • Advanced computer usage skills with proficiency in Microsoft® Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and use of Asset Management software.
      • Ability to form working relationships with people at all levels;
      • Excellent organizational and multitasking skills with the ability to handle conflicts;
      • Strong communication and negotiation skills;Fast learner, open to learning from peers, subordinates, and supervisors collaboratively and at a rapid pace;
      • Results-oriented performer experienced in developing and tracking self and team with clear KPIs;

        b. Education and Experience

        • Academic training: Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent in Business Administration, Business Management, Statistics Law, Finance or related discipline;
        • Experience: Minimum of 0-1 year.

          VIII. Equal employment opportunity statement

          SCIDaR is an equal employment employer. We do not engage in practices that discriminate against any person employed or seeking employment based on race, colour, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age, marital status, genetic information, or any other status or characteristic protected under applicable laws.

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          SCIDaR offers dynamic and rewarding opportunities to individuals who desire to gain experience and develop key professional skills while also working to contribute to SCIDaR’s organizational goals within six (6) months.


          Our vision is to become a leading organization working to accelerate social, health, and economic development of under- served populations