Vacancy for HR & Admin Manager – Nigeria
By admin On 12 Jul, 2017 At 12:26 AM | Categorized As Jobs | With 0 Comments

The Organisation

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

Contract length: 1 year

The role

The post holder will manage the HR and Administration function of the Humanitarian response in the North East. Alternatively they may be deployed as a field level HR Manager in a complex, large-scale emergency around the country. The HR/Admin Manager will be expected to lead on HR assessments, HR strategy, coordinate recruitment, develop robust systems, policy and practice on people management in complex emergencies. In most circumstances, the post-holder will be expected to mentor and/or capacity building existing country programme staff. The hr/Admin Manager will develop, manage and co-ordinate the overall functioning of administrative support systems for the country office, service providers and country office led events. This includes office management, facilities management, development and maintenance of policies and procedures, travel, and staff management.

In the event of a major humanitarian emergency, the role holder will be expected to work outside the normal role profile and be able to vary working hours accordingly.

Qualifications and experience

Essential

  • A Degree in human resource management or equivalent qualification
  • Prior 3-7 years INGO experience at management level within a complex country programme in emergency response/humanitarian environments
  • Experience of working in remote field bases with limited infrastructure
  • Proven operational HR track-record – experience of providing a senior generalist HR service to managers across a full range of HR issues
  • Excellent skills in handling and advising on complex people management issues
  • Experience of and well developed skills in recruitment and selection
  • Good attention to detail
  • Understanding staff care for humanitarian staff, in particular approaches to welfare, stress, R&R and debriefing
  • Good facilitation skills and ability to deliver induction briefing/training
  • Strong communication (written and spoken), and interpersonal skills in English, with experience in managing multicultural teams

Desirable

  • Experience of a range of assessment techniques (including assessment centres)
  • A Master’s degree in Human Resources Management or Business Administration or equivalent
  • Fluent in English and Hausa languages

Application Information:

Please apply using a cover letter and up-to-date CV as a single document. Please also include details of your current remuneration and salary expectations. A copy of the full role profile can be found at www.savethechildren.net/jobs

We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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