Administrative & Human Resources Associate Job at United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs

OCHA is the part of the United Nations Secretariat responsible for bringing together humanitarian actors to ensure a coherent response to emergencies. OCHA also ensures there is a framework within which each actor can contribute to the overall response effort.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Administrative & Human Resources Associate
Job ID: 15258
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Grade: SB3
Vacancy Type: Service Contract (SC)
Contract Duration: Initial duration of 9 months


  • Under the guidance and supervision of the Administrative & Finance Officer, the Administrative & Human Resources Associate provides support to office operations performing a variety of standard administrative processes ensuring high quality and accuracy of work. The Administrative & Human Resources Associate promotes a client, quality and results-oriented approach.
  • The Administrative & Human Resources Associate works in close collaboration with the Operations, Programme and projects staff in the CO and other UN agencies staff to exchange information and ensure consistent service delivery

Duties and Responsibilities
Summary of Key Functions:

  • Implementation of operational strategies
  • Support to effective and efficient functioning of the administrative unit
  • Support to administrative and Human Resources services
  • Support to the office all the staff travels in OCHA online system
  • Support to knowledge building and knowledge sharing

Ensures implementation of operational strategies, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Full compliance of administrative activities with UN/UNOCHA rules, regulations, policies and strategies.
  • Provision of inputs to preparation of administrative team results-oriented workplans.
  • Ensure that all human resources systems and processes, including local staff recruitment, monitoring of personnel, performance evaluations, staff development, leave, compensation and benefits, separation process, etc. are managed and monitored efficiently as per UNOCHA staff rules

Ensures effective and efficient functioning of Human Resources unit, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Ensure that all employees are aware of existing policies and procedures and abide by those policies;
  • Including employment documents, evaluations, exit interviews, disciplinary procedures,  etc.
  • Maintains the attendance records of all staff at the office; assists all staff for the submission of leave requests.
  • Assists the Administrative & Finance Officer for recruitment process and other HR related tasks.
  • Assist the Admin & Fin Officer to implement human resources policies, procedures and initiatives , provide feedback and expertise to human resources functions in the development  and deployment of policies and procedures ,and brief staff on new policies when they are introduced;
  • Ensure human resources related operations manuals are kept up to date and accurate
  • Record and maintain the strict confidentiality of all staff personnel activities and issues

Ensures effective administrative travel support, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Arrangements of travel and hotel reservations, preparation of travel authorizations, processing requests for identity cards and other documents.
  • Administrative support to conferences, workshops, retreats if needed
  • Collection of information for DSA, travel agencies and other administrative surveys, support to organization of common services.
  • Research and retrieval of statistical data from internal and external sources; preparation of statistical charts, tables and reports.
  • Follow up on deadlines, commitments made, actions taken and coordination of collection and submission of the reports to head of unit.
  • Assistance in the preparation of travel budget, provision of information for audit.
  • Support to all staff for submission of travel request, travel claims in OCHA online system
  • Support as a backup person for Low Value Procurement

Provides support to office maintenance and assets management, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Maintenance of records on assets management, preparation of reports.
  • Maintenance of files and records relevant to office maintenance
  • Provision of support to maintenance of common premises and common services

Support knowledge building and knowledge sharing in the CO, focusing on achievement of the following results:

  • Participation in the training for the operations/projects staff on administration.
  • Sound contributions to knowledge networks and communities of practice.

Performs any other tasks assigned by the supervisor and/or the Head of Office.

Impact of Results

  • The key results have an impact on the efficiency of the unit. Accurate presentation of information strengthens the capacity of the office and promotes the image of UN/UNOCHA as an effective contributor to the development of the country.

Functional Competencies:

  • Building Strategic Partnerships:
    • Maintaining information and databases
    • Inalyzes general information and selects materials in support of partnership building initiatives
  • Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing:
    • Basic research and analysis
    • Researches best practices and poses new, more effective ways of doing things
  • Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise:
    •  Fundamental knowledge of processes, methods and procedures
    • Understands the main processes and methods of work regarding to the position
    • Possesses basic knowledge of organizational policies and procedures relating to the position and applies them consistently in work tasks
    • Demonstrates good knowledge of information technology and applies it in work assignments
  • Promoting Organizational Change and Development:
    • Presentation of information on best practices in organizational change
    • Demonstrates ability to identify problems and proposes solutions
  • Design and Implementation of Management Systems:
    • Data gathering and implementation of management systems
    • Uses information/databases/other management systems
  • Client Orientation:
    • Maintains effective client relationships
    • Reports to internal and external clients in a timely and appropriate fashion
    • Organizes and prioritizes work schedule to meet client needs and deadlines
    • Responds to client needs promptly
  • Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management:
    • Gathering and disseminating information
    • Gathers and disseminates information on best practice in accountability and results-based management systems

Core Competencies:

  • Demonstrating/safeguarding ethics and integrity
  • Creating synergies through self-control
  • Managing conflict
  • Learning and sharing knowledge and encourage the learning of others.
  • Informed and transparent decision making
  • Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment
  • Self-development, initiative-taking
  • Acting as a team player and facilitating team work
  • Facilitating and encouraging open communication in the team, communicating effectively

Required Skills and Experience

  • High School Certificate. Certification in Administration and Human Resources is desirable.


  • 7 years of relevant experience in administration, human resources or programme support service. Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, Excel, etc.). Experience in handling of web-based management systems.

Language Requirements:

  • Fluency in the UN and national language of the duty station.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  2nd April, 2017.

New Job Openings at Malaria Consortium

Malaria Consortium is one of the world’s leading non-profit organisations specialising in the comprehensive prevention, control and treatment of malaria and other communicable diseases among vulnerable and under privileged populations. We increasingly find our work on malaria can be effectively integrated with other similar public health interventions for greater impact and therefore expanded our remit to include child health and neglected tropical disease interventions.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Human Resources Manager
: Abuja
Department: Human Resource
Length of contract: Indefinite
Role type: National
Grade: 9
Travel involved: Up to 20% travel within Nigeria
Child safeguarding level: TBC
Reporting to: West Africa Programmes

Country and Project Background

  • Malaria Consortium has been operational in Nigeria since 2008 first as a lead of the large DFID funded Support to National Malaria Programme (SuNMaP) and now as lead or partner on several programmes. In 2012, Malaria Consortium fully established itself in Nigeria with a long-term commitment and opened a country office.
  • The Human Resources Manager is responsible for overseeing the Human Resources of the country programmes including employee relations, performance management, policy and practice, workforce planning, recruitment, induction, learning and development and provides a link between the country offices to ensure a consistency of approach and high quality standards across all of Malaria Consortium.

Job purpose

  • The Human Resources Manager(HRM) is responsible for overseeing the Human Resources function for the country programme including workforce planning, recruitment, induction, learning and development, performance management, employee relations, policy and practice, and also provides coaching to managers and a link between the offices to ensure a consistent approach and high quality standards.

Scope of Work

  • This role is part of the Nigeria Management Team.
  • The post holder has individual autonomy to advise and provide support on Human Resources in country ensuring policy compliance for all our HR needs across the employee life cycle.
  • This is a standalone position.
  • The post holder will be accountable for the HR administration, resourcing, succession planning, learning and development, reward and employee relations for the country programme, in accordance with Malaria Consortium’s Nigeria strategic and operational objectives, principles and values

Key Working Relationships:

  • The HRM will manage the Nigeria Human Resources function reporting to the West Africa Programmes Director and will interact with all staff providing advice on HR issues.
  • This position has technical reporting to the Human Resources Director based in the UK. The HRM role is an integral part of the senior management team in country and work closely with the management, finance, technical and operations team in country.
  • External working relationships will include GRID, legal advisors, Labour office and other nongovernment organisations.

Key Accountabilities (Percent of time spent on each area)
HR Policies and Strategies (20%):

  • Establish the in-house HR function in Nigeria and lead on the transition of staff and HR processes from the existing outsourcing company to the organisations processes and systems
  • Ensure that all HR policies, processes and projects are in line with the HR strategy and support organisational objectives
  • In collaboration with the HR Director, periodically review and update the Malaria Consortium Nigeria Employee Handbook ensuring that it reflects global policies, good practice and is legally compliant
  • Ensure that Malaria Consortium HR policies are communicated to and well understood and implemented by all staff, and provide training as required
  • Keep up to date with changes in employment legislation advising managers and employees of significant changes and updating policies and procedures as required
  • In collaboration with the HR Director, conduct and participate in salary and benefits surveys to ensure competitive compensation and benefits plans. Review data with senior management and make suggestions for improvements where practicable.
  • Advise senior management on pay and other remuneration issues in accordance to the salary and benefits policies
  • Work with the business development team on project design to ensure the suggested staffing fit within the approved salary scale and advise on management structure that is efficient and offers
  • Work with Malaria Consortium HR Director to develop and implement HR corporate programmes as assigned

Recruitment (30%):

  • Maintain the headcount of the country programme
  • In collaboration with department heads to assess staffing needs and initiate the recruitment process in accordance with Malaria Consortium Recruitment policy.
  • Support line managers in recruitment and selection activities, placing advertisements, sifting CVs, organising interviews, interviewing, maintaining records, reference checks and, preparing contracts for both full time staff and consultants as required.
  • Support the on boarding of global and national staff including, work permit applications, medicals, inclusion on benefits, and induction.
  • Conduct training in selection and interview skills
  • Conduct HR induction and coordinate organisational induction for all new recruits.
  • Support managers on defining and implementing training for new recruits for all Nigeria based staff, interns and volunteers.

Consultants Database and Contracting Management (10%):

  • Overseeing consultant management process as required, ensuring and tracking (time line, reporting, payments) compliance and deliverables; prepare an internal review of the consultant performance on completion of the contract
  • Periodically liaise with Program Managers to update technical skills required for consultancy requests and maintain and update the database informed by feedback
  • Oversee call for expression of interest for consultancy database update
  • Act as super user for the consultant database Performance and Professional Development Management (15%)
  • Monitor that probationary period objectives are set within two weeks of stating employment and end of probation appraisals are carried out in a timely manner
  • Coordinate the performance management process, in accordance with Malaria Consortium’s global policy.
  • Design the annual learning and development plan and track its progress.
  • Implement and evaluate training programmes for staff development in accordance with Malaria Consortium’s policy and available budgets.
  • Keep training records and budget up to date and report to management
  • Conduct training of management and staff in the performance management process and skills
  • Maintain and coordinate employee motivation and recognition programmes.
  • Provide guidance to staff on career development

HR Administration and Day-to-Day Management (20%):

  • Create and implement the transfer of national employees from the outsourcing company to Malaria Consortium systems and processes.
  • Tran all staff based in Nigeria on the new HR in-house processes that will mirror global processes and comply with internal policy
  • Maintain accurate and up to date records (paper and electronic) of staff, consultants, interns and volunteers
  • Maintain the HR information system (Cascade) and processes
  • Train managers and staff in the HRIS Cascade
  • Track HR data for contract renewals and other significant HR events and anniversaries
  • Compile management reports from database on a monthly and quarterly basis as directed by the West Africa Programmes Director and the Human resources Director
  • Support Malaria Consortium HR Director London on providing accurate data and reports as and when required and provides ad hoc information to management when required.
  • Provide counsel to all employees on issues concerning employee relations guided by Malaria Consortium policies.
  • Support managers through disciplinary and other employee relations matters
  • Ensure that all employees are insured under the Group Personal Accident (GPA) cover, monitor workers’ compensation claims and work with the contracted Insurance providers to manage claims.
  • Manage MC Nigeria benefit’s programmes and ensure payroll adjustments are communicated to finance section by 19th of every month.

Employee relations (5%):

  • Represent employee issues to the senior management team and vice versa.
  • Provide counsel to all employees on issues concerning employee relations guided by Malaria Consortium policies.
  • Support managers through disciplinary and other employee relations matters
  • Proactively manage staff terminations including exit interviews
  • Develop and implement staff retention processes to minimise attrition rates

Person Specification, Qualifications and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Human Resource Management or related discipline
  • A post graduate qualification in Human Resource Management
  • At least 4 years’ experience working as an HR Manager or Senior HR Professional
  • In depth knowledge and experience in employment law, reward and recognition, employee relations and learning and development
  • Experience in staff training and facilitation
  • Experience in general office administration


  • Experience working with HR databases
  • Proven significant experience working for an International Non-Government Organisation
  • Experience working in networks and building strong working relationships

Work-based Skills

  • Knowledge of employment law and be comfortable delivering practical advice
  • Strong organisational and HR project management skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of all Human Resource Information
  • A self -starter who is able to work on own initiative with limited supervision
  • Knowledge and experience using MS-Office packages
  • Fluent in English, excellent communication skills, both written and verbal;
  • Flexible in approach to tasks and working hours
  • Mature and professional demeanour
  • Willingness to travel


  • Working French language skills
  • Demonstrable ability to lead and develop HR systems and processes
  • Knowledge of INGOs Human Resource management issues

Core Competencies
Delivering results (Level C – Supports others to achieve results):

  • Displays a positive and enthusiastic approach and is not deterred by setbacks, finding alternative ways to reach goals or targets.
  • Supports others to plan and deliver results.
  • Supports others to manage and cope with setbacks.

Analysis and use of information (Level C – Analyses the external environment confidently):

  • Generates a range of policy options and appraises them based on the internal and external evidence.
  • Develops ways of applying new knowledge and ensures lesson-learning with self and wider team.
  • Analyses the significance of external events and situations for Malaria Consortium.

Interpersonal and communications (Level C – Adapts communications effectively):

  • Tailors communication (content, style and medium) to diverse audiences
  • Communicates equally effectively at all organisational levels
  • Understands others’ underlying needs, concerns and motivations and communicates effectively in sensitive situations
  • Resolves intra-team and inter-team conflicts effectively

Collaboration and partnering (Level B – Collaborates effectively across teams):

  • Proactive in providing and seeking support from expert colleagues
  • Raises difficult issues with teams/ partners and stakeholders with a view to positive resolution
  • Proactive in building a rapport with a diverse range of people

Leading and motivating people (Level C – Effectively leads and motivates others or direct reports.):

  • Gives regular, timely and appropriate feedback
  • Acknowledges good performance and deals with issues concerning poor performance
  • Carries out staff assessment and development activities conscientiously and effectively
  • Develops the skills and competences of others through the development and application of skills
  • Coaches and supports team members when they have difficulties

Flexibility/ adaptability (Level C – Supports others to cope with pressure):

  • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems and supports others to do the same
  • Adapts team approach, goals, and methods to achieve solutions and results in dynamic situations
  • Sets realistic deadlines and goals for self or team

Living the values (Level C – Supports others to live Malaria Consortium’s values):

  • Demonstrates personal integrity by using position responsibly and fairly
  • Cultivates an open culture within the wider team, promoting accountability, responsibility and respect for individual differences

Strategic planning and thinking and sector awareness (Level B – Is aware of others’ activities and vice versa in planning activities):

  • Takes account of team members and others’ workloads when planning.
  • Maintains awareness of impact on other parts of the organisation, keeping abreast of other’s activities, objectives, commitments and needs
  • Has a good understanding of the sector in which Malaria Consortium works


  • 5,386,500 gross per annum.
  • National



Job Title: iCCM State Delivery Officer
Department: Technical
Length of Contract: 3 years
Role type: National
Grade: 7
Travel involved: In-country
Child safeguarding level: Non Focal Point
Reporting to: Line manager: Programme Manager
Direct Reports: Demand Creation Officer, Supply Chain Officer and Driver

Country and Project Background

  • The Nigeria Country Office in Abuja, started operations in 2008, through the DFID/UKaid funded Support To National Malaria Programme, SuNMaP (2008 – 2016)
  • The office had presence in 23 states of the country and has managed at various times, about 15 programmes and projects
  • It follows the mandate of the parent organization in Nigeria and has been working specifically in the following areas:
    • Malaria Control/Elimination
    • Integrated community case management (iCCM) for malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea
    • Nutrition
    • Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs)
  • Malaria Consortium has recently become a sub-recipient for the new grant of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria (GF) under the National Malaria Elimination Programme (NMEP) and Catholic Relief Services as the principal recipients.
  • The goal of the grant is to contribute towards reducing the malaria burden to pre-elimination levels and bringing malaria-related mortality to zero by 2020 in Nigeria.
  • This project aims to achieve seven objectives while delivering high quality malaria services in 14 states (MC implementing in 7 of the states – Kano, Kaduna, Jigawa, Niger, Yobe, Gombe and iCCM only in Kebbi and Niger) through improved service delivery mechanisms, demand creation and health system strengthening strategies:
    • To ensure at least 80% of targeted population utilizes appropriate preventive measures by 2020
    • To test all care-seeking persons with suspected malaria using RDT or microscopy by 2020
    • To treat all individuals with confirmed malaria seen in private or public facilities with effective anti-malarial drug by 2020
    • To provide adequate information to all Nigerians such that at least 80% of the populace habitually takes appropriate malaria preventive and treatment measures as necessary by 2020
    • To ensure the timely availability of appropriate antimalarial medicines and commodities required for prevention and treatment of malaria in Nigeria wherever they are needed by 2018
    • At least 80% of health facilities in all LGAs report routinely on malaria by 2020
    • To strengthen governance and coordination of all stakeholders for effective program implementation towards an “A” rating by 2018 on a standardized scorecard

Job Purpose

  • To work with the Zonal Project Manager (ZPM) and team in providing technical support and direct implementation of projects for iCCM activities with a focus on the identification, training, logistic system for iCCM commodities and supervision of health facility and community health workers in the state.

Scope of Work

  • The ICCM State Delivery Officer would support the implementation of integrated community case management (iCCM) in identified hard-to-reach (HTR) communities of Kebbi State by working with State MoH, LGAs, partners and other stakeholders at the state, LGA and community levels.

Key Working Relationships

  • The officer working under the line-management of the Zonal Programme Manager (ZPM) and in close collaboration with the state, LGA, community actors, stakeholders and partners would deliver aspects of the programme as per the specified job tasks and expected deliverables.

Key Accountabilities
Technical Contributions (70%):

  • Work with the programme team and other relevant personnel at the zonal and country offices to lead activities for smooth transition of closed out iCCM project into the new GF funded malaria programme
  • To build and manage an effective and technically sound iCCM programme team in the state
  • Support the ZPM in preparing project Progress Update and Disbursement Request (PUDR) which is submitted to the Principal Recipient (PR) quarterly, including narrative reports on a timely basis
  • Work with the zonal and national finance teams to prepare quarterly financial reports
  • Manage risks to Malaria Consortium including financial, reputation and security in a challenging environment
  • Work with the project M&E Officer and Country M&E Specialist to ensure that high quality project data is collected, analysed and disseminated to relevant stakeholders at all levels and reported to PI
  • Contribute to the review of iCCM supervision model and roll-out plan
  • Coordinate implementation of supervisory activities to community health volunteers based on finalized supervisory plan
  • Take the lead in assessing the logistics and supply chain for iCCM commodities in the states
  • Contribute to adaptation of iCCM training manuals to Kebbi State context
  • Coordinate the planning and roll-out of training of health facility and community health volunteers
  • Contribute to the finalization of criteria for selection of communities, health facilities and volunteers for iCCM project implementation based on continuum of care approach
  • Work with the Demand Creation officer to coordinate the selection of communities in the selected LGAs for iCCM implementation
  • Work with the Demand Creation Officer to coordinate mapping and identification of health facility and community health volunteers in iCCM catchment areas
  • Preparation and submission of project malaria technical activity reports to zonal project manager
  • Coordinate the project specific and support to State ministry of health on procurement, supply chain and logistics activities
  • Contribute to the finalisation of the project performance and M&E frameworks and take the lead in the operationalization of the frameworks
  • Support State M&E activities
  • Represent MC on malaria Technical Working Groups (TWGs) and other relevant health coordinating committees at state level with approval of the zonal programme manager
  • Liaise with the State SMoH, partners and other SRs (especially Society for Family Health) for successful implementation ACSM activities for ICCM implementation in Kebbi state
  • Work closely with PMI during mass distribution of LLINs in Kebbi State.

Project management (20%):

  • Contribute and work with the relevant personnel to prepare all relevant project start up and planning tools on time
  • Contribute to project exit strategy as part of project design and ensure inclusion of relevant activities to promote sustainability within the workplan and smooth transition of the project to government
  • Contribute to quarterly lessons identification and learning documentation and dissemination
  • Preparation and submission of project service delivery activity reports to Project Manager

Technical performance management and quality assurance (10%):

  • Contribute to the roll-out of project service delivery activities which meet international standard of quality
  • Document evidence and best practices that are related to the project
  • Work with the relevant zonal and country personnel to prepare an exit strategy and to implement it, to see to the smooth end of the programme
  • Be responsible for state level quarterly lessons identification and learning documentation and dissemination

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Medical, Public Health, Health Policy, Epidemiology or another relevant specialty is a minimum requirement
  • Significant experience of working in developing countries
  • Excellent project planning, management and monitoring & evaluation skills

Work-based Skills and Competencies

  • Technical knowledge and skills in control of malaria, pneumonia and diarrhoea
  • Familiar with public health principles
  • Familiar with monitoring and evaluation of community based health programmes
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills are also needed

Core Competencies
Delivering Results:

  • LEVEL C – Supports others to achieve results:
    • Displays a positive and enthusiastic approach and is not deterred by setbacks, finding alternative ways to reach goals or targets
    • Supports others to plan and deliver results
    • Supports others to manage and cope with setbacks

Analysis and Use of Information:

  • LEVEL B – Uses evidence to support work:
    • Identifies and uses various sources of evidence and feedback to support outputs
    • Uses evidence to evaluate policies, projects and programmes
    • Identifies links between events and information identifying trends, issues and risks
    • Ensures systems are in place to address organisation needs

Interpersonal and Communications:

  • LEVEL B – Fosters two-way communication:
    • Recalls others’ main points and takes them into account in own communication
    • Checks own understanding of others’ communication by asking questions
    • Maintains constructive, open and consistent communication with others
    • Resolves minor misunderstandings and conflicts effectively

Collaboration and Partnering:

  • LEVEL B – Collaborates effectively across teams:
    • Proactive in providing and seeking support from expert colleagues
    • Raises difficult issues with teams/ partners and stakeholders with a view to positive resolution
    • Proactive in building a rapport with a diverse range of people

Leading and Motivating People:

  • LEVEL C – Effectively leads and motivates others or direct reports:
    • Gives regular, timely and appropriate feedback
    • Acknowledges good performance and deals with issues concerning poor performance
    • Carries out staff assessment and development activities conscientiously and effectively
    • Develops the skills and competences of others through the development and application of skills
    • Coaches and supports team members when they have difficulties


  • LEVEL C – Supports others to cope with pressure:
    • Responds positively to change, embracing and using new practices or values to accomplish goals and solve problems and supports others to do the same
    • Adapts team approach, goals and methods to achieve solutions and results in dynamic situations
    • Sets realistic deadlines and goals for self or team

Living the Values:

  • LEVEL C – Supports others to live Malaria Consortium’s values:
    • Demonstrates personal integrity by using role position responsibly and fairly
    • Cultivates an open culture within the wider team, promoting accountability, responsibility and respect for individual differences.


  • N3,830,400.



How To Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Application Deadline  28th March, 2018.

HR Manager Job at International Rescue Committee

The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to people affected by war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:



Job Title: HR Manager

Contextual Background

  • The IRC has been present in Nigeria since 2012 when the organization responded to flooding in Kogi state.
  • In February 2014 the IRC moved into Adamawa State in NE Nigeria to provide humanitarian interventions through a multi-sectoral, integrated approach for conflict affected populations.
  • IRC Nigeria now operates a country office in Abuja and field offices in Mubi and Yola of Adamawa State, Maiduguri and Monguno of Borno state and Damatru of Yobe State.
  • Currently, IRC Nigeria implements programs primary health care, nutrition, environmental health, women’s protection and empowerment, protection, child protection, education, food security & livelihoods

Job Overview/Summary

  • The HR Manager manages a team of HR staff based in Maiduguri to ensure high quality and efficient staff recruitment, contracts management, orientation, learning and development, performance management, compensation and benefits, code of conduct compliance, employee engagement and staff care.
  • The HR Manager reports directly to the HR Lead and Sr. HR/Admin Manager.
  • The HR Manager will support the HR lead to adapt and implement Global HR initiatives and practices and serve as an advisor to maximize staffing resources and performance, promote a positive organizational culture, minimize risk and ensure economy and efficiency of work processes.

HR Leadership & Management:

  • In collaboration with the Senior Recruitment Officers, analyze Maiduguri approach to attracting, developing, inspiring and retaining the right people with the right skills and make recommendations and implement short-term solutions to improve recruitment time to fill and quality.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly HR metrics and analysis to inform HR Lead decision-making.
  • Review job position requests and submit to HR Lead with accurate form, job descriptions and make recommendations, ensuring accuracy, consistency and use of IRC JD and salary benchmarking.
  • Manage benefit plans and communicate updates and conduct information campaigns for national staff.
  • Oversee HR-related administrative duties and ensure compliance with existing legal and governmental reporting requirements. Ensure all legal obligations are fulfilled.
  • Manage employee relations issues and conflicts with professional grace with the aim of empowering employees and supervisors to have the tools and resources necessary to resolve conflicts with mutual respect.
  • Escalate code of conduct issues with HR Lead and co-lead investigations and ensure issues are resolved and appropriate follow-up is carried out, in collaboration with the Ethics and Compliance Unit.
  • Advise supervisors in determining appropriate disciplinary plans of action. Follow-up disciplinary measures and related employment law matters. Act as impartial mediator in disciplinary procedures and ensure it is administered in an equitable and fair manner and meets all legal and labor regulations and requirements.
  • Lead exit management procedure to ensure seamless and positive transition for departing employees; apply learning gained from exit interviews.
  • Implement IRC Way Training on Quarterly basis for All Field Program staff.
  • Carry-out daily HR-related administrative duties such as updating contracts, generating employee reports and executing compliance-related activities with all existing legal and government reporting requirements
  • Other duties assigned by supervisor

Staff Performance Management and Development:

  • Coach, train, and mentor staff with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the team and providing professional development guidance
  • Supervise and mentor direct-report staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and providing documented semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Provide constructive feedback and counsel on appropriate career paths and professional development.
  • Promote and monitor staff care and well-being; approve and manage all leave requests to ensure adequate coverage.
  • Support HR Lead to continue to pursue nationalization of senior and management positions.
  • Conduct online learning campaigns to tangibly increase the percentage of staff benefiting from e-Cornell and LINGOs courses.


  • Communicate frequently and regularly on HR changes, initiatives, programs and offerings.
  • Model and encourage active practice of the principles of the “IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct” throughout the country program.
  • Maintain a healthy and empowering office environment that encourages open, honest and productive communication among IRC staff.

Key Working Relationships:

  • Position Reports to: HR Lead and Sr. HR Admin Manager
  • Indirectly Reports to:
  • Position directly supervises: HR Officer and HR Assistant.
  • Key Internal Stakeholders: Head of Units, All Maiduguri Based Staff
  • Key External Stakeholders: The INGO HR forum; INGO and UN HR staff; Legal counsel

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s required. Master’s university Degree is a plus.

Work Experience:

  • Minimum of 5 years, preferably 8 years as an HR generalist, including recruitment, performance management, compensation, training and development and HR Administration.
  • Minimum 2 years staff management experience in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience and knowledge of recruitment process and practice, including marketing and branding
  • Proven ability to plan long-term, organize priorities and work under administrative and programmatic pressures with detail orientation and professional grace.
  • Proven sense of professional discretion, integrity, and ability to manage complex HR situations diplomatically and to effective resolution.
  • Top-tier written and verbal communication skills;
  • Excellent management, interpersonal and negotiation skills and a demonstrated ability to promote harmonious/cohesive teamwork, in a cross cultural context.
  • Ability to demonstrate a supportive and consultative approach with direct reports and staff at senior and junior levels
  • Very strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint is required.
  • Working knowledge of Nigeria labor law.
  • At least 1 year of experience with an international organization or international experience.
  • Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:
  • A commitment to IRC’s mission and vision
  • Knowledge and experience with payroll, benefits administration, compensation benchmarking and utilizing HR metrics to inform decision-making
  • Strong training and development skills; experience conducting Training of the Trainer

Language Skills:

  • English fluency required.
  • Travel: 30% of time spent in the field.

Professional Standards:

  • IRC staff must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct.
  • These are Integrity, Service, and Accountability.
  • In accordance with these values, IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti-Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti-Retaliation.


  • Monthly salary, 13Month Salary Inclusive, Health Insurance Coverage for Family, Pension, Creche Facilities available for Women with babies under 24 Months.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Cover Letters and CV’s to “The HR Coordinator IRC” via:
Hand delivered application should be sent only to the IRC field office in Gwoza or Maiduguri.


Application Deadline  22nd March, 2018.

Current Job Vacancies at Action Against Hunger

Action Against Hunger works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Finance Assistant
 Maiduguri, Borno
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Maiduguri, Borno State and report to the Base Finance Officer.
  • The Finance Assistant is responsible for assisting with the day-to-day financial and programmatic activities of the base office to ensure successful implementation of Action Against Hunger programs.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Manage the base’s cash box and ensure that all advances made within the month are justified before the final monthly cash count.
  • Comply with purchasing procedures, supply chain guidelines and payment mode.
  • Train vendors on financial procedures and payment policies.
  • Facilitate payment at the field in support of program activities.
  • Support the implementation of the program’s cash transfer guidelines.
  • Make payments and verify the consistency of supporting documents submitted in accordance with the Action Against Hunger procedures, ensuring all invoices are accurate, consistent and signed.
  • Ensure that the physical cash box and the Excel/Saga cash book correspond on a daily basis.
  • Ensure compliance of the supply chain guidelines and payment mode.
  • Verify that the accounting codes, the project codes and the budget codes are accurate.
  • File and track all the invoices/documents (base financial books).

Position Requirements

  • A Degree in Accounting, Management, Finance, or related field.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a finance and administration-related role.
  • Experience in a non-governmental organization is preferred.
  • Experience with donor-funded programs would be appreciated
  • Strong computer skills, and familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Ability to manage and follow work plans.
  • Good interpersonal skills  (communication, able to negotiate, influence, give effective feedback, be a team player).

Application Deadline  13th March, 2018.



Job Title: FSL Officer (Income Generation Activity)
: Nangere, Yobe
Job Type: Full Time

Job Summary

  • The position is based in Nangere, Yobe State and report to the Deputy Project Manager-FSL.
  • The Food Security and Livelihood Officer (Income Generation Activity) leads the field team in implementing Income Generation Activities for the Integrated Basic Humanitarian Response Project (INP Plus) through livelihood interventions, business management and technical trainings and capacity building to improve skills or production in new/pre-existing livelihood assets.

Tasks and Responsibilities

  • Facilitate community mobilization, meetings and trainings during community led IGA activities.
  • Work with traditional committees to ensure the identification and selection of the most vulnerable IDPs and host communities and provide information to ensure accountability, fairness and transparency during implementation of activities.
  • Work closely with community structures to follow up on implementation of Income generate activity plan to generate report.
  • Collect information and data on Income Generation Activates at LGA level through surveys, assessments, regular post distribution monitoring and field supervision visits of beneficiary households.
  • Supervise and collect the required information in the field to facilitate the capacity building and training program, with the support of the Agriculture Assistants.
  • Support the M&E team in analysis of beneficiary data collection through the various tools that the department uses.
  • Coordinate closely with the FSL DPM to ensure that cross-LGA programs are being implemented in synergy.
  • Mobilization and awareness raising about the organization, program objectives and activities to local authorities and the population, and act as a link between the organization and the beneficiaries (at LGA level).
  • Participate in regular internal& and external coordination for the program at& LGA and state levels when required.


  • Degree in FSL related studies e.g. Agro-economy, Natural Resource Management, Anthropology, Disaster Risk Management etc.
  • Minimum of two years’ work experience in humanitarian contexts, with at least 1 year in conflict/insecure contexts.
  • Previous experience managing FSL interventions (i.e. cash based transfer, IGA, agriculture/livelihoods).
  • Experience implementing programming on behalf of donor (i.e. USAID, ECHO, DFID, CIDA) funded activities.
  • Previous experience with food security and livelihoods programming.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Skills (Outlook, Excel, Power Point, Word).
  • Willing and able to be based and travel regularly within remote areas, where services are limited.
  • Fluent in English, Hausa and other local languages (Fulani and Kanuri).
  • Commitment to Action Against Hunger mission, values and policy.

Application Deadline  14th March, 2018.



Job Title: Resourcing Assistant
Location: Damaturu, Yobe
Job Summary

  • The position is based in Damaturu, Yobe state and work under the supervision of the Resourcing Officer.
  • The Resourcing Assistant provides support in the recruitment and selection of national staff at the base and ensure the consistency in the implementation of Action Against Hunger recruitment and selection policy.

Task and Responsibilities

  • Build and maintain talent pipelines, work closely with other HR team to identify potential gaps in talent and proactively source for these areas, post and manage adverts at the base level.
  • Assist the base Resourcing Officer in the collection and filing of documents to create complete recruitment files for all positions.
  • Support hiring managers and candidates throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as ensuring appropriate resources are deployed to achieve the mission’s values and principles.
  • Collaborate with other departments for successful program implementation.
  • Update the recruitment tracker for the base and submit to Abuja HR team on monthly basis.
  • Maintain positive relationship, establish effective communication and provide timely feedback to candidates.
  • Maintain a consistent filing system of recruitment documents and other HR documents.
  • Process documentation and prepare reports relating to recruitment and selection activities (test, interviews etc)
  • Participate in the implementation of recruitment and selection policy and participate in other HR related projects.
  • Maintain and track all recruitment documents for candidates.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management or equivalent year of experience.
  • Have a minimum of 1 year experience working in HR and/or administrative support positions.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Be approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams.
  • Have excellent Microsoft office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).
  • Be excellent in multitasking and have strong organizational skills.
  • Have the ability to pay attention to details, be highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, have strong sense of responsibility and ability to work independently.
  • Be able to maintain confidentiality.
  • Have the capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information.
  • Have previous experience with INGOs preferably.
  • Be fluent in one or more national/regional languages.
  • Have an understanding of national labor law and employment norms/practices.

Application Deadline  14th March, 2018.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Current Job Vacancies at Ahmadu Bello University Microfinance Bank

Ahmadu Bello University Microfinance Bank is a fast growing microfinance institution located in Zaria, Kaduna State. The Bank seeks to recruit competent and visionary professionals to fill the positions outlined below:



Job Title: Managing Director/CEO

Key Responsibilities
The MD/CEO shall report to the Board and be responsible for the day to day running of the Bank. In addition, he/she shall be responsible for the following specific objectives:

  • Ensures the prudent management of the financial and other resources of the Bank.
  • Oversees the management of the investment portfolio of the Bank.
  • Ensure proper Management of staff, departments, products and services with clear and efficient performance standard to achieve corporate objectives.
  • Initiate, deliver and manage new microfinance Banking Products and services efficiently and effectively to enhance the Bank’s competitive position.
  • Serves as the Chief Marketing Officer of the Bank by effectively liaising with the other stakeholders to create business for the Bank.
  • Ensures effective corporate leadership, good and transparent management practice.
  • Liaise with regulatory authorities among others.

Qualification and Experience

  • A good University degree or its equivalent in Social Sciences, Business and finance related disciplines with a minimum of 12 years post qualification experience, of which at least Eight (8) must have been at Senior Management Level in either a Commercial or Microfinance Bank.
  • Possession of relevant Masters and or professional qualifications will be an added advantage. Applicant eligible for this post must not be above the age of 50 years as at the time of this application.
  • Note that excellent computer skills is desirable for this position.



Job Title: Head, Business Development and Marketing

Roles and Responsibilities
The person shall report directly to the Managing Director and also shoulder the following responsibilities:

  • Marketing the Bank in the business community.
  • Exploring business development options.
  • Deposit mobilization especially from the scattered small savers
  • Designing specific micro-finance related products to meet the market demands.
  • Liaising with media for product promotion and mass publicity for the Bank’s new products.

Qualification and Experience

  • The qualification required for this office is a minimum of a good University degree plus six (6) years cognate experience in similar functions.
  • Note that excellent computer skills is desirable for this position.



Job Title: Head, Human Resources and Facility Management
 Zaria, Kaduna

Key Responsibilities

The Head of Human Resources shall report directly to the Managing Director and in addition have the following functions, among others:

  • Handle all routine administrative procedures, including payment of bills, etc.
  • Handle personnel functions, including employee selection, placement, orientation, promotion, discipline, welfare, etc.
  • Advise top management on the prudent management of company fixed assets, inventory and other resources.
  • Handle purchase and supply of office equipment.

Qualification and Experience

  • The qualification for the office shall be a minimum of a good University degree in Arts, Social Science, Business Administration or related disciplines with a minimum of six (6) years cognate post qualification experience.
  • Note that excellent computer skills is desirable for this position.



Job Title: Head, Audit and Internal Control
 Zaria, Kaduna

Key Responsibilities

The person shall lead the Inspection/Internal control Department of the Bank. The responsibilities shall include the following:

  • Review of operations to ensure compliance with policies of the Board as well as regulatory requirements.
  • Investigate deviations and irregularities.
  • Review internal control measures and reports to the Managing director and the Board.
  • Issues routine audit queries and ensures compliance and cooperation of all units.
  • Advice on best practices/procedures.

Qualification and Experience

  • Minimum of a good University degree in Accounting plus six (6) years cognate experience and background in Auditing practice background. Possession of ACA, ACCA, CPA, CFE will be an added advantage.
  • Note that excellent computer skills is desirable for this position.



Job Title: Head, Finance Control and Account

Key Responsibilities
The Head, Accounts reports directly to the Managing Director. The officer shall supervise the accounting functions, and charged with the following specific duties:

  • Ensures compliance with all internal accounting policies and financial operations requirement.
  • Ensures that loan and investment procedures comply with regulatory requirements, including accounting standards and prudential requirements for other financial institutions (OFIs).
  • Serve as the investment officer of the Bank.
  • Sets up the books and accounting procedures of the micro-finance Bank, working in liaison with the Head of Operations.
  • Tracks every financial transaction of the Bank and liaising with the Bank’s correspondent Bankers and ensuring that all accounts are properly and regularly reconciled.
  • Prepares annual budget estimates in collaboration with other heads of unit.

Qualification and Experience

  • The qualification required for this office is a minimum of a good University Degree and ACA plus six (6) years cognate experience in similar functions.
  • Note that excellent computer skills are desirable for this position.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply


Application Deadline  21st March, 2018.


Note: Your application and detailed resume should include your GSM telephone number(s)

Human Resource Manager at TGI Group

The TGI Group is an international investment and holding company with diverse interests. Operations of the group primarily span across developing economies in Africa, Middle East and Asia. The group’s business interest covers manufacturing of fruit drinks, juices and dairy products, packaged food and condiments, production of vegetable oil, cotton ginning, poultry and fish farming, proc-essing and marketing of frozen foods, importation and distribution of industrial and agro chemicals, fish trawling and specialised oil services. The group has been witnessing significant growth across all the business verticals and has become a household name in many of the geographies it operates in with very strong brands and robust infrastructural presence.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: HR Manager
: Nigeria
Position Summary

  • Strategically Partner with Business units to enable them attract, retain, motivate and engage their workforce for the achievement of their strategic intents

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and manage the recruitment process in the company
  • Conduct job interviews for key and critical positions in the company
  • Conduct orientation and onboarding for new employees in the company
  • Design the selection matrix for choosing the optimum recruitment source
  • Monitor and manage the recruiting metrics (time to fill and cost per hire)
  • Conduct recruitment planning meeting and manpower planning

Training and Development:

  • Partner with the HR team to assess training needs analysis
  • Develop and implement training agenda plan and monitor training programs
  • Partner with the HR team to select and contract external training program

Manage Training Budget:

  • Work with training providers and business unit managers to develop suitable content for training.
  • Set HR KPIs and objectives in line with organizational objectives and cascade indicators down to subordinates
  • Conduct and analyze data gathering for succession planning
  • Develop and implement an effective programs for workforce retention, promotion and succession planning
  • Conduct and manage the annual performance appraisal system
  • Conduct gap analysis between existing and required competencies on an on-going basis in order to bridge any identified gap.

Employee Relations:

  • Bridge management and employee relations by effectively addressing demands, grievances and other industrial relation matters.
  • Make policy recommendations to Management when necessary to improve HR policies, processes, procedures and evaluate the effectiveness of policies.
  • Partner with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures. Programs and laws
  • Conduct investigation and disciplinary when employee complaints or concerns are brought forth
  • Ensure cordial atmosphere and acceptable workplace practices for smooth industrial relations that will facilitate work processes.
  • Liaise with legal department in ensuring effective labour management/practices and ensure statutory compliances that are related to factory act and other labour laws.

Compensations & Benefit:

  • Supervise salary/wages preparations and administration of both permanent and temporary staff and ensure that payment meet agreed dates.
  • Recommend changes or improvement to benefits within the company
  • Any other HR task assigned by the Group HRD as the need arises.
  • Assist employees with any insurance claim issues
  • Responsible for collaboration of employee details for insurance and assisting with the process involve in the payment of insurance premium


  • B.Sc in Social Sciences or related discipline
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in HR operations
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft application tools
  • Sound Knowledge of HR Data and Interpretation
  • Solid Knowledge of HR Management
  • Good People Management skills
  • Good Communication and Interpersonal skills
  • Ability to demonstrate a professional and commercial approach to HR to deliver high employee satisfaction.
  • Certification in HR Proficiency Courses e.g. CIPM, SHRM, HRCI etc.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their application with an updated CV to:


Application Deadline  5th March, 2018.

International Medical Corps Vacancy for HR & Admin Officer

International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:



Job Title: 
HR & Admin Officer
 Maiduguri, Borno
Job Summary

  • We are looking for a skilled HR Officer who will provide office services by assisting the HR and Admins Officer in maintaining procedure, policies and monitoring the administrative project.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Perform document retention procedures such as filling of documents/record keeping.
  • Administrative task such as background checks, filing paperwork, completing employee documentation, recording data on each current employee, maintaining and filing paperwork of terminated or existing employees.
  • May help in payroll preparation when needed, provides documentation of employee absence, bonus and personal time.
  • Organize, compile, and update personal records and documentation.
  • Assisting in coordinating employee leave and performance appraisal.
  • Being actively involved in recruiting by preparing job descriptions, posting an advert, Interview and managing hiring process.
  • Assist in explaining and providing information on employee benefits, program and education.
  • Help organize and manage new employee orientation, onboarding, an


  • Degree in Administration
  • 3 Years Experience in an NGO setting is an added advantage.
  • Organized and efficient in daily task
  • Administrative Skills
  • Strong ethics and reliability
  • Excellent computer skills, knowledge of human resources information system (HRIS), Excel and demonstrated skills in database management and records keeping.


How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their applications, addressed to the “Human Resource Manager, International Medical Corps” via:


Application Deadline  28th February, 2018.


  • Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email
  • Application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise, applications will not be considered.

Job Vacancies For Fresh Graduates at Kimberly Ryan

Kimberly Ryan is a leading provider of HR professional services in Africa. Our business exists in Nigeria, Ghana, UK, Kenya and Uganda.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions:



Job Title: HR Intern
Job Description and Responsibilities

  • Interns are responsible for maintaining satisfied clients by delivering assistance and administrative support to HR generalists and consultants on various projects.
  • The HR Intern provides quality HR compliance and administrative support to clients and teammates
  • Support with daily administrative tasks
  • Assist with Recruitment processes
  • Plan meetings and take detailed minutes
  • Administration of tests and assessments
  • Schedule appointments, plan meetings and take detailed minutes
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters and forms when needed
  • Database Management
  • Maintain Client and vendor contact list
  • Perform market research on competition
  • Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, direct mail and web)
  • Assisting in the execution of projects and in delivering on different client briefs.
  • Assist in Coordinating training sessions and research in areas of training content
  • Assist in the Preparation of proposals and bids.
  • Market Research (Assist in developing a sizeable portfolio of clients from various sectors of the economy)
  • Client relationship management.
  • Carrying out client satisfaction surveys and reviews.
  • Develop current knowledge of HR Compliance, HR Laws and Regulations, and Keeps abreast of new developments in the HR field
  • Maximise sales revenues from new and existing clients and Business partners
  • Identify emerging markets, industry trends and consumers patterns while proactively positioning the organization to benefit from such insight.
  • Support with any other duties as may be required.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a Bachelor’s Degree (minimum of second class lower division).
  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Candidate should possess 0-2 years’ experience
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritize work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Experience with social media campaign/marketing tools is an advantage.
  • Fluency in Hausa is an advantage
  • Data entry and computer skills a must (excellent knowledge of MS Office Excel and PowerPoint)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Willingness to learn on the job and share experiences with other members of the team.



Job Title: Sales and Marketing Intern
Job Description and Responsibilities

  • The Sales/Marketing Intern provides support to clients and teammates.
  • Ability to work with sales target
  • Interns are responsible for maintaining satisfied clients by delivering assistance and support to HR generalists and consultants on various projects.
  • Support with daily administrative tasks
  • Assist with Recruitment processes
  • Plan meetings and take detailed minutes
  • Administration of tests and assessments
  • Schedule appointments, plan meetings and take detailed minutes
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters and forms when needed
  • Database Management
  • Maintain Client and vendor contact list
  • Perform market research on competition
  • Clear understanding of marketing and sales functions
  • Maximise sales revenues from new and existing clients and Business partners
  • Ability to build and managed relationships with client.
  • Marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, direct mail and web)
  • Ability to develop sales strategies,
  • Awareness of analytical sales tools and proficient with the use of social media
  • Identify emerging markets, industry trends and consumers patterns while proactively positioning the organization to benefit from such insight.
  • Carrying out client satisfaction surveys and reviews.
  • Representing KR at trade exhibitions, events and demonstrations
  • Support with any other duties as may be required.

Requirements and Qualifications

  • Candidate must possess a bachelor’s Degree (minimum of second class lower division).
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Candidate should possess 0-2 years’ experience
  • Strong work ethic
  • Excellent computer skills / knowledge (MS Office Excel and PowerPoint) etc.
  • Experience with social media campaign/marketing tools is an advantage
  • Strong commercial awareness
  • A high degree of self-motivation and drive
  • The ability to work both independently and as part of a team
  • The capacity to flourish in a competitive environment
  • Passionate about sales and Persistent
  • Good Analytical Skills
  • Self-driven and resilient
  • Marketing Research & Analysis
  • Problem Solving & Analysis
  • A self-starter.



Job Title: Executive Secretary
Location: Lagos
Job Description

  • Manage and coordinate daily, weekly, and monthly calendars of senior managers.
  • Organize logistics and plan events.
  • Schedule necessary meetings.
  • Liaise between executives and employees/clients.
  • Generate regular reports and update databases.
  • Make and confirm all travel arrangements.
  • Manage phone calls and emails with professionalism.
  • Respond in a timely fashion to managers’ requests.
  • Facilitate communication within the company to maximize workflow (e.g. distribute vital information, schedule presentations and plan for logistical needs). –
  • Commitment to efficiency a willingness to seek best practices in running the office


  • Candidate must possess a minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline. Additional Degrees or certifications is an advantage.
  • Successful work experience as an Executive Assistant, Administrative Assistant or similar role is an added advantage.
  • Strong working knowledge of office procedures and protocols
  • Proficiency with computer systems, including experience with office management systems, ERPs, and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Familiarity with cloud systems and calendaring software.
  • Comfortable using all necessary office equipment, including printers and fax machines.
  • Excellent communication skills, written and verbal.
  • Commitment to discretion and confidentiality concerning sensitive company information.
  • Excellent organizational skills, a proactive mindset, and ability to multitask and prioritize work.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


Application Deadline  20th February, 2018.

Vacancies at Lifepage Property and Investments

Lifepage Group Property & Investment is a Limited Liability Company duly registered with Corporate Affairs Commission (RC. 1187605) under the Companies & Allied Matters Act 1990 of the Federal Republic of Nigeria. Lifepage has been in business for about a decade and has made incremental progress in what we do.

We deal in Real Estate Development and Investments with expanse of land in Lagos, Ogun, Rivers States and Federal Capital Territory FCT, Abuja.

We are recruiting to fill the positions below:



Job Title: Legal/Human Resources Officer
Job Description

  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counselling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analysing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs


  • BL/ LLB Degree, BA/B.Sc or any equivalent qualification in relevant field.
  • Experience in human resource management.



Job Title: Admin Officer
Job Summary

  • The Administrative officer is mainly responsible for handling day to day administrative tasks to ensure smooth running of the department.


  • B.Sc, HND in relevant field
  • 3-5 years of experience in similar field
  • Very good command of English (spoken and written)
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, excel, etc.…)


  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Planning and organizational skills and ability to multitask
  • Positive and winning attitude
  • Team player and good work ethics
  • Ability to work under pressure.



Job Title: Office Assistant

  • Candidates should possess relevant  qualifications in relevant field.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Applications and CV’s to: with the job position eg: “Legal/HR officer” as subject

Resource Management Officer at the International Organization for Migration (IOM)

International Organization for Migration (IOM) – Established in 1951, IOM is a Related Organization of the United Nations, and as the leading UN agency in the field of migration, works closely with governmental, intergovernmental and non-governmental partners. IOM is dedicated to promoting humane and orderly migration for the benefit of all. It does so by providing services and advice to governments and migrants.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Resource Management Officer

Location: Maiduguri, Nigeria
Classification: Professional Staff, Grade P2
Type of Appointment: Special short-term graded, Six months with possibility of extension
Estimated Start Date: As soon as possible


  • The North Eastern part of Nigeria has witnessed an increase in violence since the beginning of 2015, causing a major humanitarian crisis. More than two million individuals have been displaced as a consequence of the intensified attacks by the insurgents, as well as the counter-insurgency activities of the Nigerian Government, with the highest number of displacements taking place in Borno, Yobe, Gombe and Adamawa States.
  • In order to support the Government of Nigeria strengthen the humanitarian response in the North east, the Humanitarian community is working towards expanding its scope of intervention beyond Maiduguri into priority satellite sites in newly accessible areas. This however brings to light the need for increased accommodation and office space to meet the growing numbers of staff in Maiduguri. IOM and participating partners are improving the access and service delivery to beneficiaries in the conflict-affected areas through the establishment of humanitarian hubs in Maiduguri and other strategic locations.
  • Under the overall supervision of the Chief of Mission (CoM) and the direct supervision of the Resource Management Officer (RMO) in Abuja, the successful candidate will be responsible and accountable for monitoring of the budgetary, financial, human resources and administrative functions of the Maiduguri sub-office. S/he will also contribute to providing recommendations aiming at increasing effectiveness and efficiency of resource management in the Maiduguri sub-office.

Core Functions / Responsibilities

  • Monitor financial management, particularly in the Maiduguri sub-office, including the oversight of financial expenditures and accountability. Undertake financial analysis of all activities in the assigned sub-offices.
  • Coordinate with senior management the preparation of donor financial reports in accordance with IOM regulations and established procedures.
  • Assist in forecasting cash flows according to activities in the Mission and ensure daily control of funds disbursed; verify that funding is received in accordance with donor agreements.
  • Participate in the preparation and draft portions of the annual budget for the Mission, and assist in the preparation of budgets for new programmes.
  • Inspect payroll versus budgets, ensuring that salaries are correctly allocated to projects consistent with IOM’s projectization criteria.
  • Make recommendations on procedural improvements and assist in training local staff in the relevant areas of administration and finance.
  • Assist in the supervision of the Mission’s administrative functions, and other related activities, in accordance with the Organization’s policies and procedures.
  • Monitor the implementation of procurement, logistics, facilities maintenance, guest house administration, asset administration, and transport support within established internal control mechanisms.
  • Evaluate, monitor and update the database of vendor/contractor accreditation and evaluation status to ensure a pool of reliable vendors and contractors.
  • Establish and monitor a tracking system of commodities, supplies, and equipment and project assets in the mission.
  • Liaise with other internal functional units of the Mission, and support the supervisor in liaising with banks, donors and government counterparts and other stakeholders as required in the performance of the accounting function.
  • Liaise with relevant units at IOM Abuja with regard to the financial and administrative activities of the Mission.
  • Perform such other duties as may be assigned.

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration or a related field from an accredited academic institution with two years of relevant professional experience; or University Degree in the above fields with four years of relevant professional experience.
  • Professional certification as chartered accountant (CA) or certified public accountant (CPA), Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), or Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) will be a distinct advantage.


  • Experience in financial management, accounting and budgeting;
  • Experience in the field of resources management, IOM project financial planning and budget revision management;
  • Good knowledge of human resources management;
  • Familiarity with financial oversight and public administration;
  • Experience in liaising with governmental and diplomatic authorities as well as with international institutions;
  • Knowledge of IOM’s regulations, policies and procedures preferred;
  • Knowledge of International Public Sector Accounting Standards (IPSAS) and SAP highly desirable;
  • Audit experience highly regarded;
  • Knowledge of IOM accounting systems, software and procedures a distinct advantage.


  • Fluency in English is required. Working knowledge of any local language is an advantage.

Desirable Competencies

  • Accountability – takes responsibility for action and manages constructive criticisms;
  • Client Orientation – works effectively well with client and stakeholders;
  • Continuous Learning – promotes continuous learning for self and others;
  • Communication – listens and communicates clearly, adapting delivery to the audience;
  • Creativity and Initiative – actively seeks new ways of improving programmes or services;
  • Leadership and Negotiation – develops effective partnerships with internal and external stakeholders;
  • Performance Management – identify ways and implement actions to improve performance of self and others;
  • Planning and Organizing – plans work, anticipates risks, and sets goals within area of responsibility;
  • Professionalism – displays mastery of subject matter;
  • Teamwork – contributes to a collegial team environment; incorporates gender related needs, perspectives, concerns and promotes equal gender participation;
  • Technological Awareness – displays awareness of relevant technological solutions;
  • Resource Mobilization – works with internal and external stakeholders to meet resource needs of IOM.


  • Internationally recruited professional staff are required to be mobile.
  • Any offer made to the candidate in relation to this vacancy notice is subject to funding confirmation.
  • Appointment will be subject to certification that the candidate is medically fit for appointment, accreditation, any residency or visa requirements, and security clearances.

Application Closing Date
26th February, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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