Administrative Officer at a Transport and Logistics Company – Outsource Africa

Outsource Africa – Our client, a Transport and Logistics Company with business interests in other industries, is recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Administrative Officer

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire an Administrative officer with an accounting and procurement background.
  • Candidate must reside around Apapa, Lagos and its environs.


  • Responsible for the development, implementation and maintenance of a modern administrative management system to ensure the organization retains an efficient operational system to deliver against set goals and objectives. Work includes contract negotiation/administration, classification and vendor selection and administration, standard policy development and interpretation, regulatory compliance, training and employee relations, performance management and drawing up of service level agreements.
  • In addition, incumbent is responsible for effective and efficient day-to-day office administration. 
  • Must ensure that daily activities meet with and integrate organizational requirements for cost, quality management, health and safety, professional standards, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care.  He/she maintains adequate security for company’s assets which include employees and property. He/She will require an understanding of pricing models and basic financial principles.
  • Set up and oversee general administrative policies and procedures; ensures efficient and effective office operations; performs duties such as ordering supplies/ procurement, maintaining records, liaising with service providers and prompt settlement of utility bills.
  • Run the organization to deliver its operational objectives to customers and other stakeholders on time, consistently and with high quality
  • Assist in communicating the strategic objectives and its values and vision
  • Maintains adequate security and insurance cover for Company assets, employees and property.
  • Ability to  keep the  senior executive  team informed  on the  important  factors influencing the business area
  • Dealing with correspondence, complaints and queries
  • Preparing letters, presentations and reports that speaks to the administrative requirements of the operations
  • Recruit, train, promote, and retain an increasingly functional organization to deliver on company goals and targets
  • Manage  office’s  administrative  budget,  petty  cash  and  other  minor  cash disbursement and expenses (basic accounting functions)
  • Attending meeting with and on behalf of senior management for administrative purposes
  • Organizing induction for new members of staff
  • Take ownership of the organization’s procurement functions
  • Pre-empting  the  administrative  needs  of  the  organization  and  seeking  the necessary approval process to implement them
  • Resourcing the unit appropriate for the human resources of right fit
  • Other responsibilities as delegated by management.

N150,000 – N200,000 Monthly.

Application Closing Date
30th July, 2022.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.

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