Administration and Logistics Assistant 

Application Opening Date: 20. April. 2024

Application Closing Date: 4th. May. 2024 

Over the past 19 years, FAWE has expanded its programs and developed a strong geographic presence across the continent, working through its National Chapters in 33 African countries. FAWE is a model of Pan-African collaboration.  Its wide geographic presence provides a unique forum to leverage economies of scale and share knowledge, especially among African governments and ministries of education.  FAWE provides a model for working directly with African governments and policy-makers to obtain large-scale impact. Extensive collaboration, partnerships, and collective effort are integral to FAWE’s success.   

The Forum for African Women Educationalists was established in Nigeria in 1996. FAWE improves access to education as well as quality of education, inspiring girls to stay in school and perform well.  FAWEN’s work is to encourage government, international organizations, and local communities to enact policies and provide positive learning environments that treat girls and boys equally.  FAWEN’s priorities include; addressing constraints to access, retention, and performance in the educational process, undertaking advocacy to raise awareness and influence policy, practice, and attitudes, developing gender-responsive models for training teachers, improving learning processes and environments, and empowering girls and facilitating the replication and mainstreaming of FAWE’s best practices into national education systems. 

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:  

Job Title: Administration and Logistics Assistant 

Location: Abuja  

Start Date: ASAP 

Contract: Full-time 

Reporting to: Administration and Logistics Officer

     Job brief 

We are looking for a Project Administration and Logistics Assistant to coordinate office and program activities, including simple tasks and larger plans. He/she will manage schedules, arrange assignments, and communicate progress to all team members. 

The Administrative Officer’s responsibilities include preparing action plans, analyzing risks and opportunities, and gathering necessary resources. For this role, the officer will work with a team of National Coordinator, so good communication and collaboration skills are essential. 

Ultimately, the officer will ensure that FAWE Nigeria’s projects and activities meet quality standards and are completed on time and within budget. 


  • Schedule regular meetings and record decisions (e.g. assigned tasks and next steps) 
  • Break projects into doable tasks and set timeframes and goals 
  • Create and update workflows 
  • Prepare and provide documentation to internal teams and key stakeholders 
  • Order resources, like equipment and software 
  • Retrieve necessary information (e.g. user/client requirements and relevant case studies) 
  • Track expenses and predict future costs 
  • Monitor project progress and address potential issues 
  • Coordinate quality controls to ensure deliverables meet requirements 
  • Measure and report on project performance 
  • Act as the point of contact for all participants  



  • Minimum University Diploma Level, preferably in the field of Social Sciences (Mass Communication, Public Admin, Economics, etc.) 


  • Essential: Proven work experience as an Admin Officer or similar role 
  • Desirable: Three years of previous experience in similar jobs with other NGOs 


  • Good communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Solid organization and time-management skills 
  • Team spirit and Multi-tasking skills 

Application Closing Date 

4th May 2024 by midnight WAT. 

Method of Application 

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter as one document (pdf or Word format only and not more than 5 pages) to  with  in copy, using the job position and state as the subject of the mail (eg, Project Coordinator Adamawa). 


  • Please make sure to submit your application on or before the closing date  Only successful applicants will be contacted for the next steps. 
  • No monetary transactions, neither demands of favors in kind, nor will other types of favoritism be tolerated in the FAWEN recruitment process. 
  • FAWEN reserves the right to refuse to hire a candidate having benefited from any such acts.  
  • FAWEN is an equal opportunity employer and encourages any Nigerian citizen to apply irrespective of race, gender, religion, creed, or political affiliation. 
  • Qualified women and Persons Living with Disabilities are encouraged to apply.  

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