Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Job for a Program Assistant in Abuja

Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Program Assistant

Location: Abuja

Educational Qualification: Bachelor’s degree is preferred and/or equivalent experience with the Africa Country Office of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

Years of Experience: A minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience in an office setting, preferably in an administrative role for a complex and fast-paced organization, interacting intensively with internal and external contacts.

Other Requirements:

  • Experience setting priorities and meeting deadlines, balancing the needs of multiple individuals along with balancing the overall needs of the team.
  • Experience with calendaring, travel arrangements (including international experience is strongly preferred), and event/meeting planning coordination.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in an environment requiring diplomacy and good judgment in managing interactions with individuals at all levels inside and outside an organization.
  • Ability to problem solve through situations that have undefined boundaries, lack of clarity or missing information.
  • Demonstrated proficiency with MS Office is required, in particular MS Outlook. Previous experience using MS SharePoint preferred, but not required. Experience in learning new software applications.
  • Demonstrated positive, collaborative approach to work.
  • Maturity, discretion and a sense of humor.

As part of our standard hiring process for new employees, employment with the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation will be contingent upon successful completion of a background check.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should Click Here to Apply



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