Marie Stopes International Job Vacancy for Client Service Executive-Abuja,Nigeria

Marie Stopes International Organisation Nigeria (MSION) is a result-oriented Social Business, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide reproductive health care and allied services. MSION’s goal is to meet the needs of underserved Nigerians and dramatically improve access and use of a range of reproductive health services.

MSION is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership which is in over 37 countries worldwide.

The core responsibility of this post is to use your:

■ initiative ■ energy ■ persistence ■ results orientation

■ drive ■ integrity ■ enthusiasm ■ commitment to personal development

To further MSI’s partnership mission: enabling individuals to have children by choice not chance.

Job Title: Client Service Executive

Location: Abuja

Reporting to: Corporate Services Coordinator

Duration of contract: 2 years (renewable)

Probationary period: 6 months

About this Role:

The main purpose of this role is to support the Corporate Services Coordinator for the smooth running of the Support Office’s Administrative functions and the Country Programme at large through the delivery of pristine client services to our clients at the Front Office of MSION’s Support Office.

The Client Service Executive shall undertake all receptionist, front office management and clerical duties at the front desk of our Support Office.

The ideal candidate will have a welcoming, warm and friendly personality whilst also being very sensitive, courteous, yet disciplined. Should be able to deal with complaints and give accurate information. A client-centric orientation is essential.

The goal is to make clients, guests and service providers feel comfortable and valued while on our premises whilst managing all MSION brand touchpoints.

Responsibilities

A- Receiving Clients & Guests, Team Support and Information Management:

  • Keep front desk tidy and presentable with all necessary material (pens, forms, paper etc.)
  • Greet and welcome guests
  • Answer questions and address complaints; escalating as appropriate
  • Answer all incoming calls and redirect them or keep messages
  • Receive correspondences, packages etc, distribute and manage records of same
  • Prepare outgoing correspondences by drafting mails, securing parcels etc.
  • Check, sort and forward emails from info@mariestopes.org.ng and related accounts
  • Keep updated records and files (surface and electronic files)
  • Monitor office expenses and costs
  • Provide overall office administrative support systems
  • Undertake ad-hoc assignments and projects.

· B – Travel and Logistics Support

· Support in organising travel arrangements for team members and external consultants, including booking flights (best quotes/routes) and arranging visas, itineraries and accommodation.

· Maintain attendance and movement records for team members.

· Provide logistics support to MSION’s guests.

· Support in coordinating events/meetings/conferences (room bookings, refreshments, preparation of agenda and other documentation, minute taking and distribution, assisting with PowerPoint presentations).

· Support in coordinating visits of team members from other MSI Country Programmes

· C – General Administrative Support

· Ensures that meeting rooms for receiving clients and guests are well kept and usage managed to avoid prolonged stay of clients/guests at the front office

· Coordinate team members to ensure that guests are promptly attended to

· Drive the overall Client Service objective of MSION

· Work with the CSC to develop and document all Client Service procedures, policies and standards for MSION

· Establish Key Performance Indicators for measuring level of service delivery, whilst evaluating and monitoring same

· Maintain and Improve the Standard of all Client Service Touch Points (front offices, websites, mails & correspondence, telephone interactions and Physical appearance of staff)

· Develop, monitor and improve on feedback/complaints procedures for clients use.

· Conduct regular surveys involving Internal and external customers

· Identify, recommend and facilitate regular trainings for all Staff, on Customer service.

· Undertake other reasonable duties, as requested by the Corporate Services Coordinator or directed by Management

Qualifications:

· A university degree completed with a grade not less than Second Class.

· Evidence of Professional qualifications/trainings and affiliations will be an added advantage

· Minimum of 2 years’ experience in same or related role

Experience & Skills:

· Experience in team co-ordination or administrative role for a large team

· Experience in working with statistical and financial data (Desirable)

· Experience in IT troubleshooting (Desirable)

· Experience in organisation of events/workshops

· Experience of working for an international organisation (Desirable)

· Excellent IT skills, including Advanced Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint and databases

· Excellent organisational skills

· Excellent English, written and spoken, Highly developed communication skills

· Ability to manage a heavy and fluctuating workload

· Ability to manage conflicting demands of a large team

· Ability to prioritise own workload, Results orientated

· Ability to handle a steep learning curve and work as part of a team

Attitude, Motivation & Orientation

· Enthusiastic, positive, determined

· Able to work on own initiative

· Able to prioritise tasks, Calm under pressure and Flexible

· Sound judgement, Proactive

· Able to work in a culturally diverse environment

· General interest in development and/or reproductive health issues (Desirable)

· Strong commitment to the vision and mission of MSION/MSI

HOW TO APPLY:

Interested candidates should apply by email with CV and suitability statement as a single attachment to career@mariestopes.org.ng not later than Friday, 17th March, 2017. MSION is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to achieving gender balance within the organization. Female candidates are encouraged to apply.

The subject of the email should be the POSITION TITLE/LOCATION and the CV/Suitability statement should be saved in the applicant’s full name. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

NOTE: Shortlisting will start as soon as we start receiving applications and deadline might be changed without prior notice.