Administrative and Logistics Assistant, Assistante Administrative et Logistique, Garoua, WORLD AGROFORESTRY (ICRAF)

Administrative and Logistics Assistant, Assistante Administrative et Logistique, Garoua, WORLD AGROFORESTRY (ICRAF)

Role Responsibilities/ Responsabilités du rôle

Job Information

Job Opening ID520

Number of Positions1


Duty stationGaroua


Job CategoryNationally Recruited Staff

Terms of offerThis position is on national terms and will be for an initial period of two (2) years, subject to a probation period according to the local labour law. The contract could be renewed subject to performance, continued relevance of the position.


State/ProvinceNorthern Province

Zip/Postal Code237

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

General project administration: receive and assist visitors, schedule appointments and meetings, take notes during meetings, prepare correspondences, keep list of stakeholders, ensure proper filing and archiving of project documents

Provide support in the organisation of meetings, workshops, events, travels, visits: make logistical arrangements for incoming and outgoing missions, visit hotels and restaurants and update list of recommended services, book meeting venues, prepare invitations, coordinate overall logistics during meetings, provide support to communication officer

Manage office and field supplies and assets: ensure procurement and monitor usage of office and field supplies for Garoua office, manage assets in Garoua office and field sites, coordinate and control vehicle movement, ensure vehicle maintenance, ensure a safe and healthy environment

Provide human resources support


Qualifications, experience and skills

Bachelor’s in administration and minimum 2 years’ relevant experience in similar job, preferably in an international organization; or BTS/HND in administration and minimum 5 years’ relevant experience

Proficiency in French with good working knowledge in English.

Strong organizational skills.

Ability to multi-task and work in a multi-cultural environment.

Extensive experience with Microsoft Office package (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) – familiarity with graphic design software (Photoshop, CorelDraw, Illustrator, …) will be an asset.

Excellent interpersonal skills.

Honest and trustworthy, respectful, possess cultural awareness and sensitivity, flexible, demonstrate sound work ethics.

Good communications skills.

Having lived or worked in the North region of Cameroon, as well as familiarity with fulfulde language will be an asset

Job Summary

ICRAF is looking for the services of an administrative and logistics assistant for its new project « Innovation for Climate Change Adaptation » (INNOVACC), funded by the European Union for a period of 4 years (2022-2025) and implemented in collaboration with CIFOR, CIRAD, IRAD and Fondem. INNOVACC aims to enhance people’s climate resilience in the North and Far-North regions of Cameroon, by sustainably increasing agropastoral production and household income, as well as reducing household vulnerability to climate change.



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