Administrative Officer

Federal Government Development Finance Institution (DFI)

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The Federal Government of Nigeria is setting up a Development Finance Institution (DFI) with the objective to increase the availability and access to finance for micro, small and medium enterprises through eligible finance intermediaries.

It will be a wholesale development finance institution that will provide long term financing and partial credit guarantees to eligible financial intermediaries for on-lending to micro-, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs). It will thrive on a culture of innovation to encourage and promote the growth of MSME in Nigeria by providing financial facilities to participating financial institutions to on-lend to MSMEs.


Job Description

  • The objective of this position is to improve office efficiency through the provision of office services, implementation of administrative systems, procedures, and policies, and monitoring administrative projects.
  • To this end, a suitable candidate is being sought for immediate consideration and employment as Administrative Assistant.


Scope of Work

  • The Administrative Assistant to be selected will be expected to perform tasks that include but not limited to the following:
  • Applicant would performs administrative and office support activities for multiple supervisors.
  • Coordinate preparation of departmental reports.
  • Schedule meetings and arrange conference rooms.
  • Take minutes of meetings as may be required
  • Duties may include word processing, creating spreadsheets and presentations, and filing
  • Responds to requests from the public and other governmental and private entities for organizational, operational and administrative information upon consultations with the management.
  • Provide information by answering questions and requests, taking memos, and maintaining files.
  • Ensure operation of office supplies and equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs;
  • Maintain supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing and expediting orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.
  • All other duties as required by Management



  • A Bachelor’s degree
  • The applicant should have at least 5 years work experience as an Administrative Assistant/Officer and some experience working with senior management executives.
  • Must possess Microsoft Office skills, internet research abilities and strong communication skills

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Federal Government Development Finance Institution (DFI)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Administration & Office Support

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years