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COOPI Cooperazione Internazionale is an humanitarian, non confessional and independent Foundation (NGO) that fights against all kinds of poverty to make the world a better place. Founded in 1965, COOPI is based in Milan and it has 24 headquarters in the South of the World.


It works to assist populations struck by emergencies (disasters and conflicts) and to facilitate their civil, economic and social development. The Foundation intervenes in Africa, Latin America and the Middle East in collaboration with local actors (civil society, public administration and so on). In 2012 it has implemented more than 200 projects.

COOPI works in different sectors: agriculture, water and sanitation, health care and nutrition, humanitarian assistance, human rights, education, socio-economic services, migration and relies on the expertise of 32 employees and 47 consultants in Italy, 121 expatriates and 4.500 local operators. In 2012, COOPI reached 3,6 millions beneficiaries.

In Africa COOPI is present with humanitarian and development projects in Mali, Niger, Chad and Central African Republic. In Nigeria we are implementing a project sponsored by the European Union (ECHO) titled: "Supporting IDPs in Bauchi State through a Multi-sectorial Intervention".

For more information regarding COOPI please refer to the link www.coopi.org and see the 2012 report of activities at this link www.coopi.org/repository/pagine/coopi_year_2012.pdf.
 Administrative Assistant / Accountant
Location: Bauchi
Experience: 7 year(s)
Course of Study: Not Specified
Required Grade: Not Specified
Starting date: 01/11/2014
End of contract: 15/03/2015

Project title: "Supporting IDPs in Bauchi State through a Multi-sectorial Intervention"

Main responsibilities:

Safe management: He/she ensures the correct management of the safe through direct management and periodic control of the project accountancy.
Accountancy management: He/she ensures the correct project accountancy and all accountancy documents filing.
Administrative management: In collaboration with the project manager He/she verifies the correct administrative management of the project (contracts, goods and services purchase, etc.) in compliance with COOPI and the donor’s procedures. He/she ensures the correct filing of all project’s administrative documents in Bauchi office.
Goods and Stock management: In collaboration with the logistician he/she supervises the inventory, monitoring and in/out controlling of stock items and goods conservation.
Expenses monitoring: In collaboration with the Project Administrator and the logistician he/she monitors expenses, in accordance with the budget. He/she provides the accountancy data to the Project Administrator so as to allow him to monitor and plan the expenditures and to request funds.

Reporting: In coordination with the Project Administrator he/she prepares weekly reports for the coordination office in Abuja.

Miscellaneous:

Ensure quality, transparency and efficiency in all aspects of the administration/accountancy work
To maintain high level of confidentiality of all documents and issues.
Perform additional jobs on request.
Perform all duties to the best of hers/his abilities according to the labour contract, hers/his job description and the staff regulations.
Method of Application
To apply for this position, send CV to admin.nigeria@coopi.org