(Full-time; 40 hours; Lagos, Nigeria)
Oikocredit is a social impact investor and worldwide cooperative with over four decades of experience in leading positive change through investments in financial inclusion, agriculture, and renewable energy. Guided by the principle of empowering low-income people to improve their quality of life, Oikocredit supports partner organisations in Africa, Asia and Latin America through loans, investments, and capacity building. Oikocredit is financed by individuals and institutions who want to be part of a global movement for social change. Our investments prioritise social impact while safeguarding the environment and generating fair financial returns. Weâre a global organisation with local presence, able to respond to our partnersâ needs and strengthen them by offering more than financing. Oikocredit has more than 200 members of staff in around 20 countries with over 30 nationalities. Read more at
Oikocredit International is looking for an Office Assistant, (40 hours) to be based in Lagos, Nigeria. The Office Assistant is part of the Nigeria team, and reports to the Investments Manager- Nigeria & Ghana.
As an office assistant, you will be responsible for:
Â·Ensuring the smooth running of the office administratively
. Supporting with accounting and compliance with local regulation
Â·Supporting Marketing & Communications activities at country level
. Managing contracts with external consultants and other suppliers
Â·Receiving the organizations visitors and hosting organization events
Â·Client document handling in compliance with the system and process requirements
This job might be for you if:
Â·You feel close to Oikocreditâ s values and are eager to come join us to make a difference.
Â·You are service and detail oriented, have demonstratable ability to multi-task, good communication and relationship management skills, strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
Â·You have an entrepreneurial mindset and enthusiastic personality.
Education and experience
It is essential that:
Â·Minimum of a first degree in a Business-related field e.g. Accounting, Business Administration, Economics,
Â·You have at least 2 years of experience of working in office administration
Â·You have excellent written and verbal communication skills in business
Â·Fluent in both written and spoken English.
.Experience in Financial Services Sector (Will be considered as an asset)
Â·You will work in an inclusive, international, and diverse organization
Â·You will benefit from a flexible work environment and a good work-life balance
Â·You will have access to training and learning opportunities
Please submit your application in English noÂ later thanÂ November 23, 2023 .Includeyour CV and letter of motivation. In this motivation letter describe your relevant skills and experience gained that is relevant for this role.
Please note that:
Â· If we do not get back to you within two weeks after the application deadline, please consider your application unsuccessful.
Â·Incomplete applications as well as applications submitted after the application deadline, will not be taken into consideration in the selection process.
Oikocredit is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that embraces individuals from diverse backgrounds.
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