Current Recruitment for Human Resources / Admin Officer at Helen Keller International

Helen Keller International is a global health organization dedicated to eliminating preventable vision loss, malnutrition and diseases of poverty.  Cofounded by Helen Keller – and guided by her fierce optimism and belief in human potential – the organization delivers life-changing health solutions to vulnerable families where the need is great but access to care is limited.  In the US, Africa, and Asia, Helen Keller’s proven, science-based programs empower people to create opportunities in their own lives and build lasting change.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

 

Job Title: Human Resources / Admin Officer

Location: Abuja

Background

  • The USAID Advancing Nutrition implements and provides technical support to nutrition interventions across sectors and disciplines for USAID and its partners.
  • The project’s multi-sectoral approach draws together global nutrition experience to design, implement and evaluate programs that address the root causes of malnutrition.
  • Committed to using a systems approach, USAID Advancing Nutrition strives to sustain positive outcomes by building local capacity, supporting behavior change and strengthening the enabling environment to save lives, improve health, build resilience, increase economic productivity and advance development.
  • The overall purpose of the project in Nigeria is to provide technical support to the Government of Nigeria, and other nutrition stakeholders and generate evidence to enhance nutrition programming toward achieving the overall goal of improving nutrition for a healthy, productive, and resilient Nigeria.

Scope of the Position  

  • The HR / Admin Officer works under the direct supervision of HR/Admin. Coordinator to implement practices and activities of the Human Resources and Administrative Management in the project providing a full spectrum of HR services and Administration linked to organizational and project needs and objectives.
  • He or she works closely with Regional HR Manager, Country Director, COP, and the Nigeria Leadership Team to support the achievement of organizational and project goals and objectives through the development, implementation, and management of HR activities.
  • He or she also has dotted line reporting to the  snr Program Officer

Human Resources:

  • Ensure all recruitment policies and procedures are adhered to and recommend improvements.
  • Review and prepare recruitment materials including job descriptions, job specifications, adverts and interview questions for positions to be filled.
  • Carry out short listing, coordinate and participate in interviews.
  • Conduct reference checks. And manage bio- data forms
  • Manage all new hire employment forms.
  • Maintains an active and organized data bank of applicants for various positions.
  • Plan and conduct/coordinate new employee orientation including provision of information about policies, job duties, working conditions, opportunities for employee benefits etc.
  • Work with Supervisors/Managers to ensure that all new staff have set objectives for the probation period, manage due dates and decisions to confirm further employment.
  • Manage the full cycle performance review cycle process and ensure that deadlines are met.
  • Assist Supervisors/Mangers with managing performance issues.
  • Management of staff exits, including conducting of exit interviews.
  • Provides technical support and back stopping for HR/Admin Coordinator.
  • Supervision of HR Assistant/Associate.
  • Assist to oversee the administration of the health benefits and pension program.  Collaborate with the Management Team on the management of the provider relationships.
  • Conduct salary negotiations for new staff. Review all offers to selected candidates, ensuring equity within the different projects and Operations units.
  • Communicate proposed salary changes to the Country Director for approval.
  • Review local payroll to ensure accuracy and timely submission of information.
  • Ensure that all promotions are properly justified both technically and in terms of compensation.
  • Support initiatives geared towards creation of a safe, healthy, and happy workplace such as open-door policy, One Helen Keller principle, trainings and safeguards that promote safety and security at workplace.
See also  JOB RECRUITMENT: Canada Summer Job 2022

Operations – The HR/Administrative Officer is to ensure implementation of operational strategies including:

  • Full compliance of administrative activities with Helen Keller regulations, policies and strategies.
  • Support to the Helen Keller Country Office administrative business processes;
  • Implementation of cost saving and reduction strategies in consultations with office management.

Office Coordination – The HR/Administrative Officer will ensure effective and efficient provision of project coordination activities which include:

  • Coordination of logistics including booking of flight and hotel reservations, making arrangement for transportation, review of travel authorizations, documentation, and payments.
  • Coordination and supervision of support staff (driver, office assistant);
  • Presentation of thoroughly researched information for planning of financial resources for administrative services.

Asset Management – The HR/Administrative Officer will provide support to proper supply and assets management including:

  • Coordination of assets management in Helen Keller Country Office and project tates which includes coordination of physical verification of inventory items.
  • Ensuring provision of reliable and quality office supplies.
  • Proper inventory control; supervision of proper issuance of inventory items and supplies.
  • Office Management:
  • Assist in country audit as needed.
  • Assist with meetings and discussions with partners as needed.
  • Ensure safety measures are maintained in the vehicle and office including First Aid and fire precautions.
  • Attend monthly meetings and subcommittee meetings as required.

Qualification, Competencies and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources Management, Law, Social Sciences
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a HR generalist role
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and manage all aspects of the HRM function in line with current practices and trends.
  • Demonstrated success and familiarity experience in Nigeria is particularly relevant.
  • Demonstrated by ability to work both independently and within a team, assess priorities, and manage a variety of activities with attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully coordinate activities with senior project management staff and proven ability to work successfully on a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Integrity and friendly approachability.
  • Able to maintain high level of confidentiality.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and demonstrated ability to interact professionally with culturally and linguistically diverse staff, clients, and consultants.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully coordinate activities with senior project management staff and proven ability to work successfully on a team in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Demonstrated computer proficiencies, including Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word, Excel, PowerPoint and database management.
  • Demonstrated ability to gain the trust and confidence of colleagues and to handle confidential matters discreetly and have experience in conflict resolution.
  • Ability to competently assess priorities; manage a variety of complex activities simultaneously in a time-sensitive environment and meet competing deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience required working with USG funded programs.
  • Must have demonstrated understanding of Nigeria Labor laws, Company Act, NGO Act and other relevant laws.
  • Demonstrated ability to implement and manage all aspects of the HRM function in line with current practices and trends.
  • Demonstrated ability to gain the trust and confidence of colleagues and to handle confidential matters discreetly and have experience in conflict resolution.
  • Ability to competently assess priorities; manage a variety of complex activities simultaneously in a time-sensitive environment and meet competing deadlines.
See also  Vacancy for Sales & Marketing Executive at Padua Petroleum Nigeria Limited (PPNL)

 

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: nigeria.recruitment@hki.org using the Position as the subject of the email

 

Application Deadline  5th January, 2022.

 

 

 

Important Notes

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work to be performed by people assigned to this job.
They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.
All personnel may be required to perform other responsibilities in addition to those specified from time to time, as needed
• We do not charge any application, processing, training, interviewing, testing or other fee in connection with the application or recruitment process. Should you receive a solicitation for the payment of a fee, please disregard it. Furthermore, please note that emblems, logos, names and addresses are easily copied and reproduced. Therefore, you are advised to apply particular care when submitting personal information on the web
• We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity inclusion. We do not discriminate on grounds of colour, race, nationality, religion, age, ethnic origin, disability, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation in our employment practices
• Our people are all equally gifted in unique ways: we come from diverse traditions, personal experiences and points of view. And we want to include yours, Are you ready to inspire us with your ideas?
• We encourage all applicants to apply and does not practice any discrimination in any recruitment process.
• Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
• Due to the urgency of the position, we have the right to recruit a candidate who matches the required profile before the above deadline
• Only qualified candidates will be invited for interview

See also  Massive Recruitment at Tiamin Rice Limited Bauchi

Publisher’s Note:

Deroundtable.com is a job, vacancy, career opportunity blog. We share daily updates on available Jobs, vacancies, local and international scholarships, Government/international organization loans and grants. Deroundtable.com is not an agent of this organization, we can not assist any applicant secure a job, loan, grant or scholarship. We only share the information for interested persons to apply.
Deroundtable admins will never call any applicant requesting for payment of my kind or request for any OTP code.
Our services are absolutely free of charge.
Beware of fraudsters

 

Are you tired of applying for lots of job openings and not getting interviews?

We have the solution you seek!

Getting your dream job begins with a lot of personal branding and our CV writing experts will help your resume/ Cv gain clarity and turn your career journey into a professional story with the use of specific ATS keywords for your industry that will communicate your skills, expertise and ability to employers in a unique and professional manner, winning you more job interviews.

Most of our clients have attested to getting up to 3 interviews in a week after our professional CV revamp, and the use of our creative cover letter and LinkedIn profile optimization services.

We offer:
* Creative and Professional CV services
* Creative and cover letter services
* Professional LinkedIn profile optimization services.

You can purchase any of these services when you click on the link below

Send a mail to icreativewriters01@gmail.com

We are 100% more than the hype.😊❤️

You May Also Like