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  • Posted on: 10 October, 2015 Deadline: 12 October, 2015
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    About us

    Christian Aid is working with others to end poverty in Africa.  At the heart of this vision is transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. The Nigeria Country Programme presently focuses on Community Health and HIV, Accountable Governance and Gender.  We are looking to recruit a dynamic and motivated person as HR Support Officer to support the efficient and effective running of the Country Office Human resource functions and operations.

    Human Resource Officer


    About the role

    The post holder will provide support to HR, IT, security and operational systems within the Country programme, ensuring high standard with focus on recruitment, staff induction, staff documentation (both hard and soft copy on the HIRS Software). H/She will manage external relationships and performance of consultants and other office related contracts. This role plays an important part in updating and maintaining confidential data on the human resource information system. H/She will support in the management of Christian Aid property, security management, initiates health and safety training in-country, and ensures effective resourcing of health and safety for all staff. H/She will support the incorporation of the country labour law into Christian Aid strategies, policies and procedures.

    About you

    The ideal candidate must possess a degree in HR, Administration, Social Science or relevant equivalent with at least 2-3 years I/NGO working experience in Human Resources and Office operations.

    Essential criteria

    • Sound knowledge of the Nigerian Labour Law
    • HR administrative experience particularly in recruitment in an NGO
    • Sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel. Knowledge of managing databases and producing reports.
    • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to explain and visualize complex issues to expert and non-expert audiences, including presentation and public speaking
    • Excellent interpersonal skills in a multi-cultural environment, including tile ability to build relationships with colleagues at long distances
    • Strong written and oral communication skills and the ability to explain and visualize complex

    Desirable criteria

    • Certificate of Personnel Practice or working towards Professional HR Certification
    • Membership In a recognised Personnel management body
    • Previous experience of HR and Payroll administration, experience of working with a computerised HR system.

    Further information

    This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

    We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, religion or belief.

    You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

    Competency questions

    As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

    Build partnerships

    Give an example of a time where you worked in a collaborative way that developed positive relationships and proactively provided help to others

    Deliver results

    Give an example of a time where you responded promptly to the requests of others, handling priorities and seeking guidance on these where appropriate.

    Steward resources

    Give an example of a time where you used resources economically, whether they were organizations or wider environmental resources.

    Method of Application

    To apply for this role, visit Christian Aid's career website

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