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Administrative and Operations Officer

Center for Health Promotion and Research   (Bamenda)

Posted : 1 December, 2023
Category : Administration, Health   Location : Bamenda
Job type : Full Time

Job Description- Administrative and Operations Officer

Background: The Center for Health Promotion and Research provides high quality laboratory diagnostic services, undertakes programs to strengthen the health system, and engages in research to increase knowledge and inform policy change.

Position summary: Assist in the management of grants, human resources and general administration for the organization; Full-time position, with ~5-15% travel

Responsibilities may include some or all of the following, depending on employee skill set:

Assist in administration of grants to ensure implementation and reporting in line with funder requirements

Advise responsible personnel on new or updated policies and procedures and monitor to ensure they are taken into consideration when designing and implementing projects

Coordinate the procurement process for purchasing activities

Track and monitor financial transactions; Review records, documents, and information to ensure their accuracy

Perform account reconciliations and audits

Assist to compile spreadsheets, reports, statements, and other documents, in accordance with organizational policies and procedures and all donor rules and regulations

Use accounting software (eg. QuickBooks) and data analysis software (eg. Excel) to perform work

Communicate policies, procedures, laws, and standards to new and existing employees

Review and contribute to the continuous improvement of policies, procedures, and systems to increase the effectiveness of service delivery and administration of projects

Participate in development and maintenance of the quality management system in accordance with ISO 15189 standards

Other duties as assigned, depending on the needs of the organization



Job Qualifications:

Education: Bachelor’s or higher degree in Management, Business, or related area

Preferred: 2+ years work experience in related area

Strong interest to work as part of team to improve public health

Highly self-motivated and ready to work independently as well as in a team

Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

Effective verbal and written communications skills in English, good working knowledge of French preferred

Excellent attention to detail and high level of accuracy

Effective organizational skills

Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and willingness to learn new programs as needed


This position is planned for 6 months with the possibility for renewal depending on funding availability. If interested, please prepare a complete application including a motivation letter, current CV, copies of certificates and diplomas and (preferred) two recommendation letters. Please send your application as one or more PDF document(s) attached to a single email. Please note that only applications submitted by email will be reviewed and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Submit all documents by email to tbrlbamenda.recruit@gmail.com and indicate "Administrative and Operations Officer” in the subject line.

The deadline for applying is December 8, 2023.