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Graduate HR Assistant At Action Against Hunger

Date Posted: 22/Feb/2017
Deadline: 08/Mar/2017

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.

HR Assistant

Deadline 1st March 2017.

Position Overview: 
This position is to be filled for a period of three months to cover the functions of the incumbent in supporting the department in recruitment, payroll administration, staff development and welfare and other functions as designated by the head of department, HR.

Specific Objectives: 

  • Post positions and draft and circulate internal vacancies;
  • Support HR Officer in shortlisting received applications as directed;
  • Assist the HR Officer in the collection and filing of documents to create complete recruitment files for all positions;
  • Prepare all new staff files and maintain the existing staff files;
  • Liaise with the bases to ensure all required information is received in a timely manner;
  • Create and maintain a database of all staff information, documents, expiration dates, etc. and follow up with the appropriate people to get any missing documents or information;
  • Track and follow up all expatriate visas, work permits and stay permits as required;
  • Manage external and internal flight bookings;
  • Liaise with NPC and immigration to renew visas and stay permits as necessary;
  • Support the HR Officer in the planning and scheduling for new staff briefings;
  • Assist the HR Officer in the practical organization of trainings as requested;
  • Manage all guest house queries;
  • Provide day-to-day management of staff directly under his/her responsibility;
  • Set objectives with staff under his/her direct management, and appraise their performance in accordance with ACF performance management policies, identifying areas where they require support and capacity building; and
  • Ensure that all HR policies and procedures are followed for staff directly under his/her responsibility.

Bachelor’s degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management or equivalent year of experience; and
NYSC Certificate or an exemption certificate.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Experience working in HR and/or administrative support positions, 1+ years;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment;
  • Excellent computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook);
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently;
  • Able to maintain confidentiality; and
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working for INGOs an asset, particularly health related INGOs;
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset; and
  • Understanding of national labor law and employment norms/practices.

Interested candidates should submit their application by email to [email protected]
To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title and location in the email subject line. Also note that applications will be processed on FIRST COME FIRST SERVED basis and any application received without these specifications will not be considered.  Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.Qualified women and men are encouraged to apply.

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