Base Manager, Nigeria

12 months fixed term contract

The starting salary package for this position is £40,600 GBP / approx. $47,566 USD including all allowances

About the Nigeria programme:

MAG has been responding to the Nigeria crisis since 2015 working to support and protect conflict affected communities from explosive remnants of war, so that people can restore and pursue their livelihoods in a safe and secure environment, free from fear of death or injury. 

About the role:

The Base Manager will have a wide range of duties and responsibilities including managing logistics, procurement, basic financial and HR services. The Base Manager is overall focal point for ensuring robust and efficient administration and field coordination. Another element of the role is representation of MAG when dealing with local authorities, other organisations and NGOs within the provincial area of operations.

About you:

You will need demonstratable experience of working in a remote location in politically sensitive and insecure developing countries. You will have a proactive and flexible approach to work with the ability to work independently with minimum supervision. The successful candidate will have proven experience of implementing and using finance, logistics, administration and human resource systems. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are a necessity for this role as you will need to show experience of developing position relationships with authorities, NGOs and partners as well as managing and developing a team of national staff.


MAG staff are rewarded with generous benefits:

  • Salary: The starting salary package for this position is £40,600 per annum including all allowances and this increases with service.
  • Accommodation: MAG will provide accommodation in-country.
  • Leave: We recognise our staff work hard and need the appropriate time out to stay motivated. You'll have a minimum of six/eight weeks out of the programme per year
  • Flights: MAG provides three international flights home per year
  • Insurance: All international staff are automatically covered by MAG's comprehensive insurance package including: Personal accident and medical expenses insurance; Death by natural causes insurance and access to 24-hour medical assistance including evacuation and repatriation.

Please see the candidate information sheet in the application pack for further details on these benefits.

Please note that as part of MAG's commitment to safeguarding, this post is subject to background checks before an offer of employment is confirmed. For more information on MAG’s approach to safeguarding and background checks, please click here. You can also find more information in the candidate information pack, available through the link below.

MAG is committed to the principles of diversity, equality and inclusion. If you think you would be suited to one of our roles we would welcome your application regardless of your background. We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive working environment where all employees feel respected and supported in fulfilling their potential.

How to Apply

For further information about this opportunity, as well as the application form, please download the candidate information pack, below:

MAG – Base Manager, Nigeria - Application Pack

Please return the Application form to by the closing date of 9th October 2022. Due to the high volume of applications that we receive, we are not able to respond to every application. If you have not heard back from us within 3 weeks of applying, it means that your application has not been successful.