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  • Posted: Jan 6, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • One Acre Fund is a nonprofit organization that supplies smallholder farmers in East Africa with asset-based financing and agriculture training services to reduce hunger and poverty. Headquartered in Bungoma, Kenya, the organization works with farmers in rural villages throughout Kenya, Rwanda, Burundi, Tanzania and recently Malawi. Using a market-based ap...
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    Nigeria HR & Admin Supervisor

    About the Role

    You will ensure the smooth delivery of essential HR related functions on a monthly basis. You will join a growing team that is striving to put an end to poverty by transforming the lives of Nigerian farmers. The team's purpose is to rapidly scale the One Acre Fund model in Nigeria. You will report to the Nigeria People Lead, the role will implement daily activities and provide excellent customer service to our customers in assigned areas including Payroll, HRIS, Staff care and implementation of procedures in accordance with the Internal policies and local laws. The Holder of this position is expected to be customer-focused .


    • Onboarding Staff Members: You will help onboard 200+ new team members members hired into the Nigeria team. Tasks will include communicating with new hires regarding policies and benefits.
    • Administrative & Customer Service Functions: The HR Team oversees quickly responding to a variety of HR-related inquiries from our staffers across the country program. You will be a key part of the process by quickly understanding and supporting staff members for all people related needs. You will administer HR related documentation, ensuring accurate and proper record-keeping of employee information in electronic and digital format. And, ensuring SuccessFactors database is up-to-date and accurate.
    • Recruiting Functions: As with all members of the HR team, You will assist with interviewing candidates and occasionally attending outreach and recruiting events.
    • Startup Functions: We are a young organization that is growing. This means that all staffers pitch in to ensure we are providing the very best support and services to both our staffers and clients. We are looking for an enthusiastic staffer who can tackle tasks quickly.
    • Payroll QC Functions: You will review payroll forms and reports for accuracy and making necessary adjustments or corrections.
    • Learning and Development Functions: You will support the coordination and delivery of effective learning & development programs and organizational development projects.

    Career Growth and Development

    We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


    Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

    We are looking for someone with a passion for people support and experience in HR. We are looking for someone with the following:

    • 3+ years of relevant work experience in an HR generalist function;
    • Sound knowledge of human resources principles and practices and the Nigeria Labor Laws;
    • Working knowledge of and experience in using and creating databases and spreadsheets (can maintain complex spreadsheets);
    • Ability to advise partners on all aspects of people management and development;
    • Ability to maintain partnerships at all levels of the delegation, both with staff and managers;
    • Ability to interact collaboratively in a multicultural team;
    • Cultural awareness and commitment to encourage diversity and inclusion in the workplace
    • Language: English required, Fluency in Hausa may be an added advantage

    Preferred Start Date

    As soon as possible

    Job Location

    Minna, Nigeria


    Health insurance, paid time off 


    This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Nigeria

    Method of Application

    One Acre Fund never asks candidates to pay any money or pay for tests at any stage of the interview process. Official One Acre Fund emails will always arrive from an address. Please report any suspicious communication here (, but do not send applications or application materials to this email address.

    Diversity, Equity, Inclusion (DEI), and anti-racism are deeply connected to our organization’s mission and purpose. One Acre Fund aspires to build a culture where all staff feel consistently valued, represented, and connected – so that our team can thrive as professionals, and achieve exceptional impact for the farmers we serve.

    We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender, gender identity or expression. We are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

    Interested and qualified? Go to One Acre Fund on to apply

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