Deadline: Not specified

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Management Sciences for Health (MSH) is seeking to fill the role of Operations Specialist.

MSH is a global health nonprofit that makes foundational changes to health systems to protect people from diseases and improve their health.


  • Arrange hotel for Nigerian staff, participants, consultants who are coming to Abuja for assignments
  • Arrange hotel for TDY staff coming to assist Nigeria teams
  • Assist staff in obtaining visas for international travel
  • Assist in making international and local travel arrangements
  • Arrange for telephones and internet modems for TDY and new staff, as the case may be
  • Provide assistance and follow up with expats and TCNs on obtaining Nigerian resident VISAS
  • Assist in organising for the dispatch of goods and equipment whenever required and ensure that packing list, waybills, and export documentation where necessary are prepared and ensure that shipping details are communicated in writing promptly to the receiver
  • Calendar management, ensuring conference rooms are booked and meeting/conference/activity logistics and making sure to update the records regularly
  • Arrange spaces for new employees, making sure the availability of desks, chairs, etc. are ready for them to use on the start day
  • Coordinate the approved activity profiles making sure that materials, equipment, etc. required for the activity are organised and ready for the activity
  • Coordinate procurement and engagement of vendors for goods and services
  • Coordinate catering services for official functions within and outside the office location
  • Follow up with contractors to ensure proper service and maintenance of generators, photocopier, ACs, etc are carried out in a timely fashion
  • Liaise with security and guard contractors to ensure an external supervisory visit on security guards is conducted periodically
  • Liaise with field offices on needs, issues, and activities upon which they are treated as they emanate
  • Provide and ensure logistics guidance for the delivery of items to field offices and facilities as the case may be
  • Supervise the operations assistant to ensure tagging and branding of MSH assets is conducted
  • Perform other duties and responsibilities as assigned by the senior operations and procurement specialist


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or other relevant disciplines
  • Four years of operations experience
  • Verbal and written language skills in English
  • Ability to learn complex programme procedures
  • Good typing skills
  • Good memo composition and editing skills
  • Familiarity with Internet search engines and ability to undertake background searches on well-defined tasks
  • Ability to work independently by managing priorities and workload within the general schedule of work, instructions, and standardised practices
  • Proficiency in using Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, and knowledge of Photoshop
  • Ability to multi-task and organise ongoing projects, looking for ways to become more efficient in completing tasks

To apply and for more information, click here.

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