Job Offer- Office Manager


The Office Manager is responsible organizing and coordinating office operations and procedures in order to ensure organizational effectiveness and efficiency.


The Office Manager reports to the President and is responsible for providing office management services to the Organization. This includes maintaining office services and efficiency, supervising office staff and maintaining office records.


  1. Maintain Office Services
  • Design and implement office policies
  • Establish standards and procedures
  • Organize office operations and procedures
  • Supervise office staff
  • Monitor and record long distance phone calls
  • Prepare time sheets
  • Control correspondences
  • Review and approve supply requisitions
  • Liaise with other agencies, organizations and groups
  • Update organizational memberships
  • Maintain office equipment
  1. Supervise Office Staff
  • Assign and monitor clerical and secretarial functions
  • Recruit and select office staff
  • Orient and train employees
  • Provide on the job and other training opportunities
  • Supervise staff
  • Evaluate staff performance
  • Coaching and disciplining staff
  1. Maintain office records
  • Design filing systems
  • Ensure filing systems are maintained and up to date
  • Define procedures for record retention
  • Ensure protection and security of files and records
  • Ensure effective transfer o files and records
  • Transfer and dispose records according to retention schedules and policies
  • Ensure personnel files are up to date and secure
  1. Maintain office efficiency
  • Plan and implement office systems, layout and equipment procurement
  • Maintain and replenish inventory
  • Check stock to determine inventory levels
  • Anticipate needed supplies
  • Verify receipt of supply
  1. Perform other related duties as required


The incumbent must have proficient knowledge in the following areas:

  • knowledge of office administration
  • knowledge of human resource management and supervision
  • ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing and entering information


The incumbent must demonstrate the following skills:

  • excellent interpersonal skills
  • team building skills
  • analytical and problem solving skills
  • decision making skills
  • effective verbal and listening communications skills
  • attention to detail and high level of accuracy
  • very effective organizational skills
  • effective written communications skills

 Computer skills including the

Spreadsheet and word processing, programs, and e-mail at a highly proficient level

  • stress management skills
  • time management skills

Personal Attributes

The incumbent must maintain strict confidentiality in performing the duties of the Finance and Administration Officer. The incumbent must also demonstrate the following personal attributes:

  • be honest and trustworthy
  • be respectful
  • possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • be flexible
  • demonstrate sound work ethics

The incumbent would normally attain the required knowledge and skills through completion of office procedures coursework combined with related financial and administrative experience.

Equivalencies will be considered


Physical Demands

The Office Manager will spend long hours sitting and using office equipment and computers, which can cause muscle strain. The Office Manager will also have to do some lifting of supplies and materials from time to time.

(Conditions that may lead to mental or emotional fatigue)

There are a number of deadlines associated with this position, which may cause significant stress.

The incumbent must also deal with a wide variety of people on various issues.


A Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent preferred. A Minimum of 3 years working experience at a managerial level required.

Submission of Application

Please send maximum of two (2) page CV with a passport photo within two weeks of this publication to the Director, Human Resources, Institute of Science & Technology, Yenagoa via


Director, Human Resources