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  • Planning and coordinating administrative procedures and systems and devising ways to streamline processes.
  • Prepare written communication such as drafting letters as required for the administration of the country office.
  • Provide administrative support during meetings.
  • Taking minutes during meetings for the purpose of ensuring the activities are well planned and operate smoothly.
  • Support staff in editing documents and presentations as required.
  • Act as a PA to the Regional Director.
  • Assist in coordination with event stakeholders.
  • Arrange travel, accommodation, and cash advances for ThinkWell’s staff and partners.
  • Handle workshop arrangements for ThinkWell as requested.
  • Support the creation and distribution of content such as blogs, infographics and program highlights on ThinkWell socials – LinkedIn, Youtube, Twitter etc.

Communications & Event Planning

Office Management

  • Support in planning and monitoring of all office responsibilities (supplies, IT, communications, utilities, contracts for office services).
  • Procurement support (IT vendor, manage IT equipment and service provision, office and staff).
  • Ensure filing systems are maintained and current.
  • Support the day to day running of the office (transport and accommodation bookings, organizing meetings and meeting rooms, managing the inventory lists and all related correspondences).
  • Coordinate with Talent Team and assist in local staff recruitment eg scheduling interviews.
  • Support new hire onboarding and introductions.
  • Support the coordination of any training for personnel and allocate office space.
  • Support staff development activities.
  • Support in proper accounting of all project transactions using ThinkWell’s accounting system and in line with local and funding agency requirements.
  • Support in processing invoices and staff advances/expense reports.
  • Support in recording accounts payable and accounts receivable.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

HR and Finance


1. BCOM/BA/BS and 3+ years’ experience;

2. Demonstrated skills and experience in office administration and logistics;

3. Relevant work experience in management consulting firm, bilateral or multilateral development agency, and/or NGO with some experience supporting projects in low or middle-income countries;

4. Technical savvy and strong computer skills, MS Excel skills and IT familiarity;

5. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel and PowerPoint;

6. Demonstrated poise and professionalism in engaging with external partners, donors, and stakeholders;

7. Full English fluency;

8. Outstanding cross-cultural communication skills, including the ability to relate respectfully with staff at all levels, ages, genders, nationalities and orientations as well as across work areas;

9. Excellent analytical and numerical skills;

10. Exceptional problem solving and decision-making aptitude.