Job For Graduate HR/Admin Officer at Zercom Systems Nigeria Limited

Zercom Systems Nigeria Limited is a privately held IT solutions firm. We have been providing solid, imaginative and successful Custom IT solutions since 2003. With specialties in custom application development, Database development and system integration, Zercom Systems covers a broader range of IT services than most other firms in the IT industry – and we do it utilizing the latest and most innovative technologies in the marketplace, making quality and technical excellence our top priorities.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: HR/Admin Officer

Job Description

  • We are looking for a HR Administrator to support their Human Resources department.
  • You will act as the first point of contact for HR-related queries from employees
  • Your main administrative duties include maintaining personnel records, managing HR documents (e.g. employment records and onboarding guides) and updating internal databases.
  • Our ideal candidate has experience with HR procedures and can juggle various administrative tasks in a timely manner.
  • Ultimately, you should be able to ensure our HR department supports our employees while conforming to labor laws.


  • Organize and maintain personnel records
  • Answer employees queries about HR-related issues
  • Assist payroll department by providing relevant employee information (e.g. leaves of absence, sick days and work schedules)
  • Arrange travel accommodations and process expense forms
  • Participate in HR projects.
  • Update internal databases (e.g. record sick or maternity leave)
  • Prepare HR documents, like employment contracts and new hire guides
  • Revise company policies
  • Liaise with external partners, like insurance vendors, and ensure legal compliance
  • Create regular reports and presentations on HR metrics (e.g. turnover rates)


  • Proven work experience as an HR Administrator, HR Administrative Assistant or relevant role
  • B.Sc in Human Resources or relevant field
  • Minimum of 1 year practical work experience.
  • Computer literacy (MS Office applications, in particular)
  • Excellent organizational skills, with an ability to prioritize important projects
  • Strong phone, email and in-person communication skills



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:


Application Deadline 4th May, 2018.

Latest Job Vacancies at Novateur Nigeria, April 2018

Novateur Nigeria is a Technology, Media, and Business development consultancy based in Abuja, Nigeria. Our mission is to be Africa’s No.1 Service Brand based on innovation in the services and products we provide.

We are recruiting to fill the following positions below in Abuja:




Job Title: Sales Executive


  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing information. Responsible for monitoring and reporting sales figures on a weekly and quarterly basis.
  • Maintains relationships with clients by providing support, information, and guidance; researching and recommending new opportunities; recommending profit and service improvements.
  • Devises strategies and techniques necessary for achieving the sales targets.
  • Map potential customers and generate leads for the organization. He/She should look forward to generating new opportunities for the organization. Looking for the Sales opportunities with the existing and new customers to sell products and services
  • The sales executive is also responsible for strong brand promotion.
  • Understand the company, products, services, distribution and brand. Has an excellent working and up to date knowledge on the company’s brand and image, product and service offerings.
  • Recommends changes in products, service, and policy by evaluating results and competitive developments.
  • Collaborate with marketing and CRM teams on retaining & re-cycling clients
  • Primarily responsible for the recovery of monies from customer in exceptional cases.
  • Effective and timely communication and presentations of samples to customers, regarding the requested product and service.
  • Maintain permanent contacts with the customers to know their needs and requirements
  • Presents new product ideas to the brand based on customer feedback and market research.
  • Sources for new vendors and suppliers for unbranded items. Stays in contact with these vendors to gather necessary information about product prices and lead times for delivery of items.
  • Monitors and Manages all supplier relations including payments and quality control.
  • Perform quality market survey, analysis and come up with target products and effective sales and marketing strategies.
  • Negotiating on costs, delivery and all other specifications with reference to recurring order agreements with suppliers and customers.
  • Primarily responsible for the creation and management of sales assets. Ensure that sales assets for specific campaigns are readily available and in time.
  • A formal dress code in the working environment is required as the marketing executive can be called upon to attend sales meetings on short notice.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • All other responsibilities as assigned and as your supervisors see fit.


  • BS degree in Business Administration, Economics, Marketing or related field would be a plus
  • Related work experience
  • Extensive Knowledge on products and services
  • Not more than 26 years (at time of application)
  • Abuja based ONLY!!!




Job Title: IT Sales ( Software) Executive
: Abuja

Major Responsibilities/Requirements

  • Understanding of the World wide web tiers
  • Familiar with social and third party APIs
  • Knowledgeable of and familiar with REST APIs
  • 2 years plus development experience using PHP (mandatory) with experience in PHP frameworks like Laravel(preferred), CodeIgniter, etc.
  • Knowledge of other server-side frameworks is a plus
  • Familiar with MySQL (mandatory). Familiarity with other relational database management system is a plus.
  • Solid understanding of object-oriented programming
  • Familiarity with content management systems
  • Solid understanding of how web applications working including security, session management and best development practices
  • B.Sc degree in Computer or any related field
  • Related work experience
  • Extensive Knowledge on print specifications
  • Not more than 26 years (at time of application)
  • Abuja based ONLY!!!



Job Title: Human Resource Manager

  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances or other issues
  • Manage the recruitment and selection process
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization
  • Nurture a positive working environment
  • Oversee and manage a performance appraisal system that drives high performance
  • Maintain pay plan and benefits program
  • Assess training needs to apply and monitor training programs
  • Report to management and provide decision support through HR metrics
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management.


  • Proven working experience as HR manager or other HR executive
  • People oriented and results driven
  • Demonstrable experience with human resources metrics
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases
  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
  • In-depth knowledge of labor law and HR best practices
  • BS/MS degree in Human Resources or related field.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:
 Application Deadline 27th April, 2018.

Human Resources Business Partner Job at Oxfam, April 2018

Oxfam is an international confederation of 17 organizations (affiliates) committed to creating a just world without poverty. In Nigeria Oxfam works in the areas of Economic Justice/Sustainable Livelihoods, Humanitarian Programming to save lives, Advancing Gender Justice and Good Governance, adopting a right based approach.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner
Internal Job Grade: D1
Contract type: 1 Year Fixed Term
Reporting to: Human Resources Manager
Staff reporting to this post: Human Resources & Admin Assistant, Front Office Assistant

Job Purpose

  • The HR Business Partner reporting to the HR Manager, will support the effective delivery of a higher performing HR service, through the further development of the HR Business Partners, ensuring that the high standards within the team are developed and maintained.
  • The HRBP will handle HR generalist responsibilities including recruitment, contract issuance, onboarding, employee relations, performance & talent management, recruitment workflow, HR reporting, partnering with line management in the Country office and other Field HR focal persons.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities
Talent & Performance Management :

  • Work HRM to create and drive a talent strategy across the business areas, to include identification of top talent; responsible for coordinating/facilitating recruitment, contracts, agreements, induction and exit processes.
  • Develop, implement, and facilitate training and development initiatives to meet the specific business needs of the organization Drive the annual performance and planning and review (PPR) process, including calibration of talent across a variety of different Practice groups, support with the implementation of an electronic performance management system.
  • Drive the principles of meritocracy with management in all talent decisions, including appointments, deployment, secondments, transfers, compensation adjustments, etc.
  • Promote integrated staff development system including staff induction, learning and development, performance management, ensure that orientations and refresher workshop includes key Oxfam policies (Code of conduct, Anti-bullying and harassment policies, Ethics and Conflict of Interest Policies, etc.)
  • Assist managers in the identification of staff training/development needs/opportunities, elaborate and implement country learning and development plan.

Employee Relations:

  • Responsibility with the HR Manager to ensure that HR related recommendations are consistent with Oxfam HR policies and local labour law.
  • Ensure that Oxfam health & security guidelines and practices are maintained and implemented.
  • Responsibility, with the HR Manager to ensure that all HR policies and procedures are regularly reviewed and continue to reflect both up-to-date employment law and best practice; ensure compliance/adherence to local labor laws and Oxfam key policies.
  • Support employee engagement processes by supporting the HRM at the Staff Forum and Staff Association meetings, enabling effective negotiation and consultation with staff representatives regarding a range of staffing matters.
  • Responsibility for dealing with workplace conflict through the introduction of an effective mediation service and through the introduction of bullying and harassment ambassadors

Staff Management and Development:

  • Oversee outsourced staff’s cleaning of the Oxfam Nigeria office interior and external areas and any cleaning tasks outsourced
  • Line Management responsibility for HR & Admin Assistant and Front Office Assistant.
  • To actively manage direct reports, ensuring that Performance Objectives, or Probationary meetings (where applicable) and regular one to one meetings take place to assist the HRD to drive up standards within the team and to ensure that the HR & Development team provide a high level of customer service.

Administrative Management:

  • Support the production of HR updates for all staff, as appropriate; generate a variety of reports as requested by senior management team
  • Analyze Human Resources key metrics (turnover, exit interviews, headcount etc) and utilize data for process improvements Partner with management to prepare and maintain job descriptions for each position
  • Ensure employees termination management in collaboration with the line manager and finance (property and assets hand over, exit interview, terminal grants, clearance, certificate of services, follow-up with The Hague, etc.)
  • Answer general HR and administrative questions and resolves attendant issues in a timely manner.
  • Responsibility for the Global Annual Staff Survey
  • Carrying out such other duties as may be reasonably requested by the line manager, or any senior manager

Educational, Experience & Competence

  • Bachelors’ Degree (or equivalent) in Management, Business administration or related discipline.
  • 5 years related work experience in Human Resources and Office Administration role within a reputable and structured business environment, preferably an INGO
  • Commitment to Oxfam’s overall aims and policies and experience of promoting women’s rights and the interests of marginalized people in all aspects of Oxfam’s work Professional membership of a human resources body
  • Cross-culture understanding of how an international development agency operates, communicate well cross-culturally.
  • Hands experience with HR Analytics and ability to manage data aid management decision making process.
  • Knowledge or appreciation of Nigeria in terms of its political, economic and social trends plus a good understanding of the key development and humanitarian issues in the region
  • Professional Membership (minimum of Associate) of CIPM is a requirement. Chartered Membership of other HR professional bodies such as CIPD will also be consideration
  • Knowledge in various Human Resources Management Systems and Processes: Recruitment, Selection & Deployment; Employee Communication and Employee Data Management. Excellent working knowledge of Nigerian Labour Law & Convention with the ability to apply it practically to workplace situations
  • Excellent understanding of HR best practice and ability to apply this to employee relations cases
  • Experience of performance management and working within defined policies and procedures
  • Experience of supporting organisational change projects including restructures where applicable.
  • High level skills of using Microsoft Office packages (Access, Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Excellent organisational and personal management skills, with ability thrive in a fast-paced environment with multiple priorities a must.
  • Excellent personal communication skills, in written and verbal English
  • High degree of poise, judgment, discretion, and responsibility; ability to handle confidential information
  • Experience in supervisory capacity, ability to anticipate problems, and confidence to follow through.

Key Behavioural Competencies

  • We put ‘we’ before ‘me’ and place an emphasis on the power of the collective, nurture the team and play to the strengths of each individual.
  • We are not concerned with hierarchical power, and we engage with, trust and value the knowledge and expertise of others across all levels of the organization.

Relationship Building:

  • We understand the importance of building relationship, within and outside the organization.
  • We have the ability to engage with traditional and non-traditional stakeholders in ways that lead to increased impact for the organisation.


  • We are good listeners who can see where deeper levels of thoughts and tacit assumptions differ. Our messages to others are clear, and consider different preferences.


  • We are able to develop a high degree of self-awareness around our own strengths and weaknesses and our impact on others.
  • Our self-awareness enables us to moderate and self-regulate our behaviors to control and channel our impulses for good purposes.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Application letter and Curriculum Vitae as one attachment to: with the position title as the subject of the email

Application Deadline 4th May, 2018.

Note: Applications not sent as instructed will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for assessment and interview.

People Business Partner, Support Function Job at SABMiller Plc

SABMiller is in the beer and soft drinks business, bringing refreshment and sociability to millions of people all over the world who enjoy our drinks. We do business in a way that improves livelihoods and helps build communities. We are passionate about brewing and have a long tradition of craftsmanship, making superb beer from high quality natural ingredients.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: People Business Partner, Support Function
Reference Number: ABI117
Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Type: Permanent

Job Description

  • Career opportunity exist for a highly skilled and result driven People Business Partner, Support Function reporting directly to the People Director, West Africa.
  • The successful candidate will manage and quality-assure the embedding of AB-Inbev’s world-class HR approaches and processes, while ensuring that the interests and needs of the department and its employees are addressed, in order to create and sustain a culture of high performance and high engagement.
  • A key part of the job will be to ensure that the HR operating model is effectively implemented in line with business requirements, in order to deliver on the department’s strategies and plans and the associated capability agenda.

Amongst other duties, the job holder will;

  • Ensure the overall health of talent and people practices in the various departments.
  • Actively participating in the meetings of the Level 3 departments.
  • Participate in the governance of HR Operations to define and review the quality and the cost of the service provided.
  • Ensure data integrity of SAP HR information at local level.
  • Provide input to Regional Business Partner to agree on the organisation/ people agenda in the various departments.
  • Encourage and monitor use of tools, evaluate competency gaps and communicate to L&D.
  • Develop coaching skills within line managers by providing tools and observing and providing feedback.
  • Recruit deliberately for competencies as observed through the Recruitment Process & EVP.
  • Establish/monitor the HR processes throughout the year and coach the line managers.
  • Ensure excellent execution of the HR processes within the various departments.
  • Translating business needs into clearly articulated and actionable organisation and people plans, informing the year-on-year Capability Strategy for the departments.
  • Diagnose business performance problems and collaborate with specialist teams to create effective and integrated HR solutions for teams & individuals.
  • Provide feedback to specialist teams about HR solution effectiveness and work with them as appropriate to identify continuous improvement opportunities.
  • Monitor organisation performance & provide data for the people/organisation scorecard.
  • Meet local delivery needs (e.g. employee relations/industrial relations, statutory/regulatory requirements) pulling on specialists and others as required.

The occupant of this position should possess:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant HR or business-related field.
  • Minimum of 5 years working experience in Human Resources.
  • Experience in FMCG is preferred but not essential.

Key competencies and attributes:

  • HR Generalist Experience
  • Communication
  • Credibility & presence
  • Resilience
  • Business Acumen and Attention to detail/ accuracy/ timeliness
  • Stakeholder/ relationship management and Customer focused
  • Analysis & diagnostic investigation



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

HR Operations Specialist Job at Jumia Nigeria

Jumia is Africa’s leading internet group, with already over 3,000 employees in more than 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia, Jumia Travel, Jumia Food, Jumia Deals, Jumia House, Jumia Jobs and Jumia Services. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom, Rocket Internet, Axa, Orange, Goldman Sachs & CdC.

We are currently looking for talented people with a passion for emerging markets and Africa to join our team and embark on our exciting journey in the position below:



Job Title: HR Operations Specialist
: Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Department: HR


  • This role is will the deliver the day-to-day support of Human Resources policies, programs and processes by providing quality real-time solutions to employee inquiries and requests.
  • Applies working knowledge and understanding of internal HR policies spanning employment, employee relations, benefits, compensation, payroll, training and HRIS to assist employees.

In particular, you will:

  • Manager the employee experience through processes and programs that span across the employee lifecycle (onboarding, transfers, performance cycles, engagement surveys and offboarding).
  • Perform data analysis, compilation and/or preparation of confidential reports and statistics for various purposes i.e. headcount, retention, turnover, etc.
  • Maintains the HRIS database and employee files; develop forms and processes for all employee-related actions
  • Assist with all HR related processes and forms for onboarding and offboarding employees.
  • Develops, schedules and facilitates new employee orientations.
  • Assists in the administration of all company benefits and communication, including but not limited to health, medical, dental, life insurance; leaves and workers’ compensation
  • Work with HR and business management in implementing recognition programs that promote corporate values and enhance employee retention
  • Assists with Performance Management programs.
  • Collaborate with Benefits and Compensation to implement the merit increase process and support the focus on employee performance
  • Manage and coordinate succession planning process across multiple sites, including developing and reporting metrics and presentations related to current succession planning status, areas for improvements, and improvement plans.

Requirements, Skills & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree and progressive responsibility in HR to include at least 5 years’ experience leading an HR operations or HR shared service function
  • Experience with HR programs such on-boarding, employee relations, recruiting, engagement initiatives, policy interpretation/administration.
  • Ability to manage HR project roll-outs and on-going people processes within client group.
  • Advanced Excel to create macros, pivot tables, VLOOKUPS, analytical capabilities and work books, and experience with HR systems

We Offer

  • The opportunity to become part of a highly professional and dynamic team
  • An unparalleled personal and professional growth as our longer-term objective is to train the next generation of leaders.
  • A unique experience in an entrepreneurial, yet structured environment
  • A unique opportunity of having strong impact in building the African e-commerce sector



How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Job For Assistant HR Manager at Novotel

Novotel Port Harcourt offers the perfect blend of comfort and convenience for your visit to the Garden City. Its location is ideal for both leisure and business travelers conveniently situated only 20 minutes from the Airport and golf course. Our rooms are spaciously designed to suit every traveling style or requirement. Facilities include restaurant, bar, laundry service, pool, parking and fitness centre.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Assistant HR Manager
Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Job Type: Full-Time
Job Functions: Human Resources
Job Category: Human Resources Management

Job Description

  • We are currently looking for a talented and caring individual to join our team as the Assistant Human Resources Manager!
  • Support to the Director of Human Resources and the HR/Payroll Manager for recruiting, training, wage/benefit administration and compliance.
  • Assist in the creation and execution of employee relation activities.
  • This position requires basic understanding of employment law, Worker’s Compensation and policy administration.
  • Responsible for a number of administrative functions geared towards compliance with state, federal and organizational policies.


  • Process incoming paperwork including new hire data, rate changes, transfers, associate file upkeep.
  • Assist with general office responsibilities including, but not limited to: maintenance of associate personnel and confidential files, filing, answer phones, associate questions/requests, wage/employment verification and prepare supplies for new hire and orientation packets.
  • Oversee all Recruitment activities including, but not limited to: posting positions, resume management, and administrative management of candidate profiles and communication.
  • Administer Benefits (medical, dental, vision,) including but not limited to: notifying associates of eligibility, property point of contact for all benefit inquiries, reconciliation of monthly property premium report, maintenance of benefit files, maintaining supply of benefit information and new enrollment packets.
  • Manage all leave of absence requests with employees.
  • Assist with Employee Relations events, activities and celebrations.


  • Minimum two years Human Resources Generalist experience (Admin., Benefits, Recruitment, Training) and/or 4 year Degree in Hotel/Hospitality Management with Human Resources emphasis.
  • Must possess excellent organization, communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Must possess excellent time management skills
  • Previous hotel experience preferred.
  • Previous exposure to the Collective Bargaining Process preferred.



How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:


Application Deadline 18th May, 2018.

Current Job Vacancies at Alajo Online

Alajo Online is a website that provides AJO (thrift collecting) services. It encourages saving and provides loans to assist people in meeting their financial goals.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: Marketing Executive
: Oyo


  • NCE, OND, HND and First Degree
  • 5 years experience



Job Title: Cash Officer
: Oyo


  • NCE, OND, HND and First Degree
  • 3 years experience



Job Title: Investment Manager
: Oyo


  • NCE, OND, HND and First Degree
  • 5 years experience



Job Title: HR Personnel 
: Oyo


  • NCE, OND, HND and First Degree
  • 7 years experience



Job Title: IT Personnel 
: Oyo


  • NCE, OND, HND and First Degree
  • 5 years experience



Job Title: Direct Sales Representative
: Oyo


  • NCE, OND, HND and First Degree
  • 3 years experience



How To Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to:


Application Deadline  31st March, 2018.

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:
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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.

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