Administrative Assistant Job at Connexus Corporation

Connexus Corporation is an international development consulting firm that provides consulting services in the areas of finance and enterprise development. Connexus’ mission is to provide high quality global consulting services to transform international development and build local capacity. Connexus is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, or gender identity.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Administrative Assistant
Job Location: Abuja (FCT)
Opportunity Type: Full-Time Job

About the Opportunity

  • We are are seeking qualified candidates for the position of Administrative Assistant for the anticipated USAID/Nigeria Value Chain Activity.
  • The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing a broad range of administrative support for office tasks, including answering phone calls, scheduling, mailing correspondence, reporting on meetings, organizing meeting notes, and supporting travel logistics, among other tasks. Note: this is a preliminary position description and may be clarified further after solicitation release.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to ensure smooth office operations, including managing overall office coordination and administrative systems.
  • Coordinate with the Connexus home office project management unit (PMU) on administrative issues to ensure compliance with USAID administrative rules and regulations.
  • Liaise with the Connexus home office PMU to support travel arrangements for local staff, local consultants, and international consultants, including booking flights, arranging for in-country transportation, and making hotel reservations, among other support.
  • Provide support to project meetings and events including taking notes, drafting agendas and schedules, supporting logistics coordination, and providing administrative oversight.
  • Provide administrative support to COP, DCOP, and other senior staff, as needed.
  • Assist in the coordination and preparation of regularly scheduled reports.
  • Perform other duties as assigned and as needed based on the needs of the Value Chain Activity staff.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Administration, Business, Management, or another relevant field with a minimum of 3 - 4 years of professional experience performing similar roles, especially with USAID-funded projects.
  • Knowledge of USAID administrative procedures, policies, and compliance regulations
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office, Google Suite, Kissflow, Zoom, and other administrative systems and tools, and experience using cloud-based software.
  • Excellent written communication skills, including ability to contribute to high-quality project reports.
  • Fluency in English required and other local languages desired.
  • Must be authorized to work in Nigeria.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to: with “Admin Assistant - USAID/Nigeria Value Chain Activity” in the subject line.

Note: No phone calls, please.