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  • Posted: Nov 20, 2014
    Deadline: Nov 30, 2014
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    TMG is committed to the advancement of democracy and practice of democratic values and citizen participation. Established in 1998 as a non-profit organization, TMG now has over 400 member organizations committed to the entrenchment of democracy in Nigeria after more than 30 years of repressive military rule.
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    Human Resources/Legal Advisor

    Job description

    Human resources planning and management
    • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
    • Assist in determining staffing requirements for organizational management and program delivery
    • Work in tandem with relevant personnel in overseeing the implementation of the human resources policies, procedures
    and practices including the development of job description for all staff
    • Establish a positive, healthy and safe work environment in accordance with all appropriate legislation and regulations
    • Recruit, interview and select staff that have tbe right technical and personal abilities to help further the organiZation's
    • Ensure that all staff receives an orientation to the organization and that appropriate training is provided
    • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements:
    conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings
    • Implement a performance management process for all staff which includes monitoring the performance of staff on an ongoing basis and conducting an annual performance review
    • Coach and mentor staff as appropriate to improve performance
    • Discipline staff when necessary using appropriate techniques; release staff when necessary using appropriate and legally defensible procedures

    Legal Roles
    • Advise the organization on legal matters Answer questions and offer research based insights on legal matters
    • Review contracts and other legal documents

    Skills and Qualifications
    • A minimum of five (5) years of experience in a cMc field, such as erection observation, human rights, civil society development, civic organizing, etc.
    • Minimum of Bachelor's degree or higher in law, business administration. as well as experience in human resource management
    • Ability to engage in strategic planning and develop a long-term vision for project imprementation
    • Possess a strong bias for action and a keen sense of urgency
    • Ability to analyze organizational behavior as well as human behavioral characteristics and motivations
    • Self-confident and professionally tactful to be able to stand ground and convictions in 1he face of opposing opinions
    • Interested in continuous learning
    • Display leadership qualities and behaviors
    • Strong analytical abilities and skills for rationalizing business concepts
    • Ability for manpower recruitment of different department, from preparing recruitment advertisement and Sourcing employee from different Placement consultant to final selection.
    • Manpower planning, Performance Appraisal. Training. Formulation and Implementation of HR policies,
    • Exposure to function of Personnel Department and have good communication skill.
    • Strong budget and financial management skills.
    • Strong oral a d written communication skills in English.
    • Working knowledge of PC~based word processing and email technology.

    Method of Application

    HOURS OF WORK: The core hours for these positions will be 40 hours per week. Details of starting and finishing times which may vary in accordance with TMG-needs, will be notified. There will be times when post holders will be required to work outside of the normal office hours.


    Please send:

    • A curriculum vitae
    • A cover letter describing why you are interested in the position and summarising your relevant experience and suitability for the position you are applying for (not more than 2 pages in length). See job description of all positions below:
    • The names and contact details of three referees who must not be members of TMG National Coordinating Committee (the
    • Board)

    Apply via email only to the:

    National Secretariat
    Transition Monitoring Group {TMG}

    No phone calls will be entertained. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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