Administration Officer

Submit until: 29/1/2019
Location: Thessaloniki

Job title: Administration Officer

Technical links with the Fin, HR and Log departments

Reports to the Project Coordinator

Starting Date: ASAP

Status: Full Time

Child Safeguarding Policy

Level 2 The job holder will have sporadic contact with children

The Administration Officer is a member of the coordination team of the Accommodation project and serves as a point of contact and link between employees, internal departments (Log, HR, FIN) and external parties. She/he handles clerical and administrative duties, analyzes and improves office processes, ensuring organizational policies are in place and the smooth operation of the office.


General Administration

  • Provide logistics and admin support in general for visits, meetings and workshops
  • Execute and monitor data management, as requested and directed by Supervisor
  • Provide regular secretarial tasks, such as taking minutes of staff meetings, correspondence, updating general contact lists, following up on stationary needs
  • Filing of general office documents
  • Undertake any other tasks requested by the Project Coordinator when the need arises
  • Place calls and writes letters to local authorities
  • Responsible for the orders of the project in coordination with the Procurement Department
  • Provides admin support to ensure compliance with labour law for all sites where SN staff is working
  • Manage field office filing and documentation
  • Participate in ESTIA field trips and assessments, as requested and directed by Supervisor
  • Handle travel authorization forms and collect time sheets
  • Follow-up on payments from the HQ office
  • Support on maintaining an assets’ register at the site level
  • Circulate information related to Standard Operational Procedures among employees
  • Circulate information related to project developments and needs among employees and departments


  • Implement SN’s internal communication policies and ensure HR reporting for the project
  • Find the best options to avoid and/or resolve labour conflicts in the project, under the guidance of the HR department
  • Update the project’s organizational chart and job descriptions, assisting with preparing annual holiday planning and staff shifts in order to forecast HR needs
  • Plan and participate in HR processes such as recruitment, training, briefings, evaluation and development of staff
  • Ensure that hiring, contract amendment and termination formalities for project staff are carried out according to internal policies, under the guidance of HR and by preparing and filing all relevant documents
  • Plan the Annual Leaves of the Personnel
  • Manage logistical and administrative aspects of personnel travelling (tickets, planning of cars, etc)
  • Train, supervise and assist with the staff management


  • Assist in preparing project budget and follow up expenditure
  • Ensure compliance of expenses with valid account/source of fund /donor combinations
  • Contribute in preparation of all periodic financial statements and reports as per donors’ requirements and prepare any other necessary report and compilations, under the guidance of the Project Coordinator and in collaboration with the Finance Department.
  • Monitor petty cash expenses
  • Check invoices and expense reports


  • Minimum of two years’ relevant work experience in the administration of programs, and/or finance and/or human resources
  • Excellent IT skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Fluency in English and Greek
  • People-oriented with excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable in managing multiple tasks, with a problem-solving aptitude
  • Cross-Cultural Awareness and flexibility


 Degree in finance, business, management or human resources

  • Former experience in NGO project management support function
  • Familiar with Refugee and Migration Issues

If you are interested in applying, please send your CV and motivation letter in English to mentioning in the subject line of the email subject “SN Off-Admin_Thess”.

SN is an equal opportunity employer. Persons with disabilities and from vulnerable and disadvantaged groups are strongly encouraged to apply.

Only short-listed candidates will receive a written reply.

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