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Director of Administration

Adexen

Job description

Job Introduction

    Adexen has been mandated by one of its clients a Social Enterprise to recruit a Director of Administration for their operations in Africa. The position is based in Africa.

Responsibilities

    Supervise administrative team members and ensure that daily office operations are performed in a seamless and efficient manner. 

    • Oversee the daily operations across offices by providing oversight for the Communications, Finance, Asset and Human Resources teams.
    • Improve processes and policies, manage administrative staff, and lead long term organizational planning especially with its expansion across Africa.
    • Plan and coordinate administrative procedures and systems for the organization especially with ongoing expansion into the African market.
    • Oversee the overall daily operations of the company including office management, communication, human resources, finance and assets and management of administrative staff.
    • Develop and oversee implementation of the next phase of company’s strategic plan with the Executive Director.
    • Organize planning and research efforts to capture your customers' views and expectations, and accurately plan and resource development project.
    • Co-lead fundraising and endowment planning with the Executive Director.

Desired Skills and Experience

    • Master’s degree in management whereby an MBA will be preferred.
    • Minimum of 15 years experience in corporate communications, business planning and operations management.
    • Human resource management experience, with emphasis on change management.
    • Minimum of 10 years experience in non-profit or social business with at least 3 years in a leadership position.
    • Familiarity with financial and facilities management principles and procedures.
    • Must be able to demonstrate management and leadership skills.
    • Excellent interpersonal, relationship and team building skills.
    • Flexible and able to work on multiple projects at the same time.
    • Excellent written and verbal communication, in English and French, and presentation skills. 
We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

Industry

Public Sector

Job Seniority

Director

Job Category

Legal & Administrative

Employment Type

Full time

Experience

10 - 15 years

Skills

Administrative, Business Planning, Corporate Communications, Operations Management, Strategic Planning, Leadership, Management, Change management, Team Management, Project Management

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