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Job Title:           Programs Assistant (Entry-Level)
Department:     Technical Services
Reports To:        Programs Coordinator

Job Purpose:

The Program Assistant provides day-to-day administrative and programmatic support to the Programs Coordinator and staff.


Key Accountabilities:

  • Assist in research for developing grant proposals

  • Assist in drafting budgets and writing project/event summaries.

  • Assist programs coordinator and executive director with general administrative duties.

  • Assist in organizing events.

  • Attend and report on relevant conferences, meetings, and other events.

  • Research information on current maritime developments in the Gulf of Guinea region and international


Qualifications & Experience


  • Bachelor’s degree in a maritime or related discipline;

  • 1+ years of work experience in an office environment;

  • Administrative support experience.


Other Qualifications

  • Knowledge of major maritime issues and trends in the Gulf of Guinea region;

  • Fluency in English with strong writing skills is required;



  • Attention to detail and the ability to multi-task;

  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills;

  • High degree of organization and initiative.


Deadline for Application: 3 July 2022


Terms of Employment:

6 Months initial contract with the opportunity for permanent employment based on performance.

Applications must include a cover letter, resume, desired salary and contact information for three professional references.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to

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