Creative Associates International Operations Manager Jobs in Nigeria

Creative Associates International Operations Manager Jobs in Nigeria

Position Summary

  • The Operations Manager is responsible for project-wide operations, ensuring compliance and effective operational support, including managing program facilities, assets, procurement, and logistics.

  • S/he provides both direct and remote supervision to Procurement and Logistics Officers who conduct market surveys, identify vendors, procure cost-effective goods and services, and facilitate movement of goods to grantees and activity sites.

  • S/he also supervises drivers and an IT Officer responsible for maintaining connectivity, information security, and equipment.


    Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Ensure streamlined operations systems in line with Creative and donor rules and regulations;

  • Provide administrative and logistical support to the portfolio of programs;

  • Ensure an in-depth awareness of operational issues in the context of Northeast Nigeria;

  • Streamline and maintain procurement processes to meet grant deliverables and milestones;

  • Serve as the primary liaison to all vendors and subcontractors;

  • Responsible for day to day management of subcontracts with international vendors;

  • Serves as primary liaison for Creative HQ on international subcontractor issues;

  • Manages and oversees staff responsible for arranging travel and logistics for staff and project equipment and inventory;

  • Provides timely and accurate reports on location of staff and assets and maintains proper hard and soft copy files for each. Reports may be requested by HQ or donor;

  • Responsible for program compliance with Task Order, USG rules and regulations, and Creative policies and procedures;

  • Supports COP in all operations tasks and duties;

  • Manages, trains, and mentors key Nigeria team members in the areas of administration, logistics, procurement,; and

  • Respond to requests from donor and supervisors as needed.


  • At least five years of relevant work experience, including experience with a Contractor or
    international NGO managing an office or program.

  • At least four years of experience supervising complex, high-speed, and challenging field operations in developing countries.

  • Familiarity with or have experience in community participation-type projects as well as those that are political in focus.

  • Experience with operations, logistics and subcontracts in an insecure environment.

  • Knowledge of basic operating procedures in high-risk environments.

  • Experience in conflict, post-conflict, or transitional state environments.

  • Proficient oral and written communication skills in English.

  • Fluency in one or more of the local state languages in the Northeastern part of Nigeria.

  • Strong analytical capacity.

  • Previous experience working with USAID desired.

  • Must be willing and able to work in Yola, Nigeria.

  • Must have existing work authorization for Nigeria.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Creative Associates International Operations Manager Jobs in Nigeria

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