NGA Mobility Data Administrative Assistant



Flowminder is seeking a project assistant that will work closely with the implementation coordinator in Nigeria on a project focused on capacity strengthening in Call Detail Records (CDR) data analytics in Nigeria.

Background information

The capacity strengthening in Call Detail Records (CDR) data project in Nigeria aims to build in-country capacity in harnessing the mobile phone data for insight to support decision making pillars and priorities of the government. The Nigerian government recently launched its first Mobile Phone Data Policy which outlines the goal of effectively utilising mobile phone data in the country’s development. This creates a more enabling environment than was hitherto experienced in Nigeria, regarding mobile phone data, as well as an opportunity to engage with relevant government Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) to support the government’s ambitions and provide guidance, advice and support on how to ensure that access, analysis and utilisation of CDRs is done in an effective, ethical and privacy-protecting manner.

Description of services required

  1. Meeting and Engagements

  2. Schedule and attend meetings with Implementation Coordinator

  3. Taking minutes and documenting action points in meetings and engagements

  4. Track activities and action points based on agreed priorities

  5. Develop draft presentation slides for engagement and other relevant documents

  6. Assist in the implementation of the project and maintaining relationships with the government MDAs.

  7. Documentation

  8. Maintain appropriate documentation of all information (both internal and external) relevant to the project

  9. Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, and forms

  10. Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports

  11. Assist with updating Asana with project activities and milestones

  12. Assist in identifying key stakeholders for the use/application of Call Detail Records data

  13. Other responsibilities

  14. Support planning and organisation of workshops, training, and conferences

  15. Provide logistical support for Flowminder staff visiting Nigeria including drafting visa letters and submitting them to the relevant authorities in Nigeria; following up to secure approvals as necessary

  16. Attending one-to-one and team meetings as required

  17. Completing relevant paperwork and tasks related to performance management within Flowminder

  18. Carrying out reasonable project tasks assigned by the Implementation Coordinator.

  19. Liaising with suppliers for event management

  20. Some financial responsibilities E.g collecting receipts, reconciling financial data, paying per diems, processing invoices or others

Qualifications and Experience


Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in management, social science, data science or other relevant fields.

Work Experience

At least a two year experience of professional work experience in the field of project coordination, management or assistance. Experience engaging with Nigeria Government MDAs at state and Federal is highly desirable; as well as knowledge of government processes.


  • Analytical skills and conceptual thinking;

  • Ability to actively listen and facilitate solutions to complex challenges;

  • Track record to work effectively in a team environment;

  • Proven ability to work effectively with different stakeholders, including international organisations and governments;

  • Excellent written and oral communications skills;

  • Demonstrated experience with information management;

  • Demonstrated ability to work in a multicultural environment and establish harmonious and effective working relationships, both within and outside of the organisation.

  • Knowledge in office software packages (MS Word, Excel).

Language requirements

  • Fluency in English and a national language

Location: Abuja (flexible with ability to travel within Nigeria)

Start Date: Jan 2021

Contract length: 3 months in the first instance, with potential to renew based on funds and performance**


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