Program Operations Officer (CO. IYA)

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Admin, Secretarial and Clerical, Business and Administration, Business Development
Addis Ababa 
Career Level:
Mid Level ( 2+ - 5 years experience)
Employment Type:
Full time

Job Description

Amref Health Africa



POSITION:  Program Operations Officer

REPORTS TO:  Chief of Party – IYA Project


LOCATION:  Addis Ababa



Amref Health Africa is seeking a Program Operations Officer to perform administrative and logistics tasks for the Integrated Youth Activity (IYA) in Ethiopia. The Program Operations Officer will provide administrative and logistics support to the Chief of Party and other senior leadership team. S/he will be responsible to provide executive, administrative and management support to the Chief of Party by ensuring effective coordination and communication, and planning, monitoring of office administrations and logistics in close collaboration with the Admin and Logistic Officer and the program support officers.



Administrative and logistics support

·         Provide general administrative support to IYA senior management staff, including directors; manage and coordinate detailed schedules, and manage the visits of international consultants; align all the appointments, travel arrangements of IYA SMT and directors

·         Manage calendar for the chief of party, arrange relevant trips and accompany to the field on relevant workshops and progress review events

·         Oversee IYA facility and equipment management

·         Implement Projects Logistics plan developed by IYA Project and perform monthly logistics reports and other requirements

·         Coordinate with the procurement and logistic team to expedite procurement and logistics activities in the projects with adherence to Amref’s and donor’s policies and procedures.

·         Undertake other duties as requested by COP


Program Coordination and Communication

·         Arrange relevant partnership meetings, handle key note taking and minutes documentation,

·   Arrange meetings, workshops and events; and provide necessary administrative and logistics support to staff

·  Compile key program documents (trip reports, progress reports, meeting minutes, contact lists, funding applications, etc) and post to online database

·    Ensure the proper filing of all incoming and outgoing mails of the office such that efficient and swift retrieval is possible;

·         Maintain the integrity and confidentiality of all Amref program records and information at all times

·         Maintain and update partners and government office telephone directory. Keep proper record of all emergency numbers for both external and internal staff members

·   Ensures the timely and efficient dispatch and receipt of all communications

·   Build and maintains effective relationships with IYA staffs and partners


Travel and transportation responsibility

·         Arrange air tickets and booking accommodations for IYA project staff and visitors; responsible for field visit processing for staff and visitors

·         Prepare weekly/monthly vehicle movement plans and make the arrangement and coordinate request with transport and logistics unit

Job Requirements

·         Bachelors in social sciences, projects management business administration or related fields 

·         Minimum of 5 years’ experience in logistics and administration and program support function

·         Experience in office support;

·         Good communication and excellent writing skills in English & Amharic.

·         Good interpersonal communication skills and ability to work with teams

·         Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office, including Windows, Word and Excel.

·         Strong analytical, problem solving and networking skills.

How to Apply

If you are Interested? Please visit our website  to make your application. You will be directed to our online portal where you will need to create an account in order for you to be able to submit your application. Your application should include a cover letter detailing why you are the best fit for this position and your CV with relevant skills and experience. Closing date will be August 15, 2022 . Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Duly note that Amref Health Africa does not require applicants to pay any money at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process and has not retained any agent in connection with recruitment. Amref Health Africa is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff to share this commitment. Amref Health Africa is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.


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