Admin Officer Job at Babban Gona Agricultural Franchise

Babban Gona Agricultural Franchise is a financially sustainable, high impact and highly scalable social enterprise, which is part-owned by the farmers it serves. Babban Gona is an innovative model designed to serve the bottom of the pyramid and transform agriculture into a job-creation engine. Through this agricultural franchise, Babban Gona offers a suite of services to smallholder farmers, helping them to overcome the challenges of fragmentation and low economies of scale.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Admin Officer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • We are seeking a highly organized and detail-oriented Admin Officer to join our team.
  • The Admin Officer will play a vital role in providing administrative support, managing office operations, and ensuring smooth coordination among various stakeholders.
  • Create and maintain organized filing systems, both physical and digital, to ensure efficient retrieval of documents and information.
  • Assist in scheduling meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements for staff members, ensuring all logistics are handled effectively.
  • Coordinate with external vendors and service providers to ensure smooth operations of facilities, maintenance, and other related services.
  • Monitor and maintain office inventory, including stationery, equipment, and supplies, and place orders as needed.
  • The successful candidate must possess excellent attention to detail, be adept at tracking and organizing information, and be able to work on weekends when required. Strong decision-making skills, the ability to manage multiple stakeholders and changing priorities are also essential for this role.
  • Perform general administrative tasks, including managing office supplies, coordinating mail and deliveries, maintenance of staff laptops and office equipment, and routine maintenance.
  • Assist in organizing company events, meetings, and conferences, including venue booking, logistics coordination, and catering arrangements.
  • Handle confidential and sensitive information with integrity and discretion, maintaining a high level of professionalism at all times.
  • Negotiate prices for goods or services to ensure that they are fair market value.
  • Coordinate with vendors to ensure that they deliver on time and meet quality standards.
  • Ensure staff are properly assigned their work tools upon resumption.
  • Prepare regular reports on expenses and office monthly budgets.
  • Perform other duties are may be assigned to you from time to time.

Work Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Office Management, or a related field.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in an administrative role, preferably in a fast-paced environment.
  • Relevant certifications are a plus.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to maintain accurate records and reports.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other relevant software applications.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and changing priorities effectively, with excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Great negotiation skills.
  • Must be open to travel to locations where BG Operates.
  • Strong decision-making skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks and solve problems proactively.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact with individuals at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively, demonstrating a high level of initiative and a proactive approach to tasks.
  • Flexibility to work on weekends and outside of regular office hours when required.
  • High level of professionalism, confidentiality, and integrity in handling sensitive information.
  • Preferably someone that stays on the Island.

Start Up Environment:

  • Thrives in a fast-paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.

Unlocking Potential of Team Members:

  • Extensive experience and passion for coaching mentoring a team.