Mercy Corps Nigeria Recruitment for Graduate Administrative Intern

Job Title:  Administrative Intern.

Job Location: Abuja.

Length of Internship: 11 months.

Apply Before: 3rd July, 2017.

The Company: Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we collaborate to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within, now and for the future. In Nigeria, Mercy Corps operates in over 13 states focusing on key thematic areas of humanitarian response, conflict mitigation and adolescent girls’ empowerment.

Position Summary

  • The Administrative Intern will be based in Abuja and will work within the Operations Department.
  • He/she will be responsible for carrying out his/her assigned learning plan by: carrying out all assigned administrative & logistics tasks; attending to all assigned ad hoc duties (as and when required) while completing all agreed learning endeavors.
  • The candidate will work under the direct supervision of the Administrative Officer.
  • The successful candidate will undertake any other official tasks that might be required working in close collaborations with other operations team members as well as Programs.


  • Attend to all walk in and expected guests of Mercy Corps
  • Answer all incoming correspondents and dispatch to recipients.
  • Monitor daily usage of office supplies/utilities and take stock on a monthly and quarterly basis.
  • Log in all Travel Advance Requests and support in making travel logistics arrangements for both national and expatriate staff.
  • Collate monthly office supply (stationary) requisition and distribute items to departments.
  • Prepare Payment requests.
  • Assist the Administrative officer to prepare required paper work within the department
  • Make visa inquiries from embassy on behalf of staff.
  • Carry out any other duties as may be assigned

Job Requirements

  • A B.Sc or HND in Business related field
  • A demonstrated ability to multitask and process information into action in a timely manner
  • Ability to use the following Microsoft Productivity tools: Excel, and Word
  • Fluency in English Language

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: [email protected] 


  • All applications must include the position title in the subject line, be not more than four pages.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
  • Also, Mercy Corps Nigeria does not work with recruiters or recruitment agencies and no fees are charged at any time during our recruitment process as we observe both international and national best practice candidate sourcing standards.

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