Human Resource Job Roles at Action Against Hunger, Abuja

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International 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: Human Resources Manager
Location:
Abuja, Nigeria
Position Overview

  • The position of the Recruitment manager has been created following the scale-up dynamics of the mission’s various projects in the north-east and the dire need to manage the ever growing size of the mission’s workforce demand. Sitted in the Capital office of the mission with frequent supervisory visits to the bases where the mission operates, the recruitment Manager will support the Head of department in handling all recruitment for both the national and Expat staff of the mission.

Specific Objectives

  • Promote Action Against Hunger as an employer of choice;
  • Develop and implement an annual recruiting strategy to attract, source and retain high quality staff;
  • Support the success of the AAH recruitment strategy through contribution to strategic projects/initiatives;
  • Liaise with managers to initiate recruitment and ensure proper approval by HR and Finance;
  • Review recruitment requests and JDs to ensure they are in line with the mission staffing plan;
  • Provide advice and assistance with writing JDs, ensure that accurate JDs are in place, maintain a library of mission JDs, technical tests, and interview grids, and work with the coordination team to develop and review these tools;
  • Manage the posting, advertising and circulation of vacancies and the screening of received applications;
  • Ensure interviews and tests are done in a timely manner and proper documentation submitted and filed;
  • Participate in interviews as necessary;
  • Ensure timely reporting and documentation are received from the bases for all local recruitment;
  • Monitor and spot check the base recruitment to ensure consistency and transparency in the process;
  • Support the HR Head of Department to follow the recruitment process for expats; and
  • Ensure timely reporting and updates are received from the international recruiter for all international recruitment.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management; masters’ Degree a plus; and
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in a similar role.
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Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Understanding of national labor law and employment norms and practices;
  • Understanding of recruitment best practices;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment;
  • Computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook);
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently;
  • Able to maintain confidentiality;
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information; and
  • Commitment to ACF charter and values.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working for INGOs an asset, particularly health related INGOs; and
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset.

Job Title: HR Assistant – Maternity Cover
Location: Abuja
Position Overview
This position is to be filled for a period of three months to cover the functions of the incumbent in supporting the department in recruitment, payroll administration, staff development and welfare and other functions as designated by the head of department, HR.
Responsibilities

  • Post positions and draft and circulate internal vacancies;
  • Support HR Officer in shortlisting received applications as directed;
  • Assist the HR Officer in the collection and filing of documents to create complete recruitment files for all positions;
  • Prepare all new staff files and maintain the existing staff files;
  • Liaise with the bases to ensure all required information is received in a timely manner;
  • Create and maintain a database of all staff information, documents, expiration dates, etc. and follow up with the appropriate people to get any missing documents or information;
  • Track and follow up all expatriate visas, work permits and stay permits as required;
  • Manage external and internal flight bookings;
  • Liaise with NPC and immigration to renew visas and stay permits as necessary;
  • Support the HR Officer in the planning and scheduling for new staff briefings;
  • Assist the HR Officer in the practical organization of training as requested;
  • Manage all guest house queries;
  • Provide day-to-day management of staff directly under his/her responsibility;
  • Set objectives with staff under his/her direct management, and appraise their performance in accordance with ACF performance management policies, identifying areas where they require support and capacity building; and
  • Ensure that all HR policies and procedures are followed for staff directly under his/her responsibility.
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Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management or equivalent year of experience
  • NYSC Certificate or an exemption certificate.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working in HR and/or administrative support positions, 1+ years;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment;
  • Excellent computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook);
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently;
  • Able to maintain confidentiality; and
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working for INGOs an asset, particularly health related INGOs;
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset; and
  • Understanding of national labor law and employment norms/practices.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application by email to:  
recruitment.ng@acf-international.org

Note:

  • To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line.
  • Applications will be processed on “First Come First Served” basis and any application received without these specifications will not be considered.
  • Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.
  • Applications received after this date will not be considered.
  • Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline  8th March, 2017.

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