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HR Manager - Recruitment 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 Manager - Recruitment

Position Overview: 
The position of the Recruitment manager has been created following the scale-up dynamics of the mission's various projects in the north-east and the dire need to manage the ever growing size of the mission's workforce demand. Sitted in the Capital office of the mission with frequent supervisory visits to the bases where the mission operates, the recruitment Manager will support the Head of department in handling all recruitments for both the national and Expat staff of the mission.

Specific Objectives: 

  • Promote Action Against Hunger as an employer of choice;
  • Develop and implement an annual recruiting strategy to attract, source and retain high quality staff;
  • Support the success of the AAH recruitment strategy through contribution to strategic projects/initiatives;
  • Liaise with managers to initiate recruitment and ensure proper approval by HR and Finance;
  • Review recruitment requests and JDs to ensure they are in line with the mission staffing plan;
  • Provide advice and assistance with writing JDs, ensure that accurate JDs are in place, maintain a library of mission JDs, technical tests, and interview grids, and work with the coordination team to develop and review these tools;
  • Manage the posting, advertising and circulation of vacancies and the screening of received applications;
  • Ensure interviews and tests are done in a timely manner and proper documentation submitted and filed;
  • Participate in interviews as necessary;
  • Ensure timely reporting and documentation are received from the bases for all local recruitments;
  • Monitor and spot check the base recruitments to ensure consistency and transparency in the process;
  • Support the HR Head of Department to follow the recruitment process for expats; and
  • Ensure timely reporting and updates are received from the international recruiter for all international recruitments.


  • Bachelor’s degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management; masters’ degree a plus; and
  • Minimum of 3 years’ work experience in a similar role.

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Understanding of national labor law and employment norms and practices;
  • Understanding of recruitment best practices;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment;
  • 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;
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information; and
  • Commitment to ACF charter and values.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • Previous experience working for INGOs an asset, particularly health related INGOs; and
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset.

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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