HR and Administration Manager, Vacancy at Save the Children Nigeria
Posted: 07/Feb/2018

Save the Children is a leading international organization helping children in need around the world. First established in the UK in 1919, separate national organizations have been set up in more than twenty-eight countries, sharing the aim of improving the lives of children through education, health care and economic opportunities, as well as emergency aid in cases of natural disasters, war and conflict.

In Nigeria, Save the Children has been working since 2001. The early focus was on getting children actively involved in shaping the decisions that affect their lives. Today, Save the Children is working in seven federal states - Zamfara, Yobe, Jigawa, Katsina, Kano, Bauchi and Kaduna - focusing on providing basic healthcare and protecting children.

We are recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: HR and Administration Manager
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Contract - Full-Time

The Role
Save the Children is seeking an HR and Administration Manager for its Humanitarian Response in the North Eastern part of Nigeria; location is Maiduguri, Borno, Nigeria and the incumbent will report to the Humanitarian Team Leader.
The post holder will manage the HR and Administration function of the Humanitarian response in the North East 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 staff; develop, manage and co-ordinate the overall functioning of administrative support systems for the Humanitarian Program as well as service providers and events which 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 5-7 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:
Significant experience with NGOs in an international environment
A Master's degree in Human Resources Management or Business Administration or equivalent
Fluent in English and Hausa languages

Application Closing Date
13th February, 2018

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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