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Human Resource’s Manager At Médecins Du Monde

Date Posted: 17/May/2017
Deadline: 17/Jun/2017

Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

Human Resource’s Manager 

Supervisor: Human Resource’s Coordinator

Supervises: Human Resources Assistant

Length of contract: 6 month

Possibility for extension: Yes

Job Tasks

  • The Human Resources Manager will assist MdM Nigeria team in effective implementation of various component of approved Human Resource Management Policy. S/He should ensure that Nigeria mission is in compliance with MdM standards and procedures regarding Human Resources aspects.
  • The Human Resources Manager will perform her / his tasks and responsibilities under supervision of the Administrative Coordinator in Maiduguri.
  • S/he advises on operational human resources related issues, including reviewing and communication of policies, human resources reporting and coordinating in recruitment process, remuneration, appraisal and medical policy.
  • S/he supports coordinators in the implementation of coherent modes of organization and communication in terms of organization charts and job descriptions, and facilitate a shared understanding of roles within MdM.
  • S/he trains and mentors staff and in particular the HR team, and ensure there is a transfer of knowledge. The HR Officer manages the payroll accountant.

More specifically (s)he is in charge of :

HR Policies and Procedures:

  • Support the mission in its changes and define HR needs in line with operational requirements. A focus is expected on stimulating transversality in medical position and integration of peer as team members and encourages their promotion.
  • Maintains contact with MOH HR director.
  • Identify opportunities for improvement in the HR management, updated on labour related legislation and practices.
  • Explanation of HR policy to staff as needed.
  • Checks and sends out the monthly HR report.
  • Approves all fulltime + incentive staff leave requests.
  • Keep track of expat R&R and minibreak dates.


  • Trains HR Assistant
  • Supervise the update of National and expatriates staff files.
  • Supervise the Initiates commercial flight bookings with travel agencies
  • Supervises Cooks and cleaners


  • Receive expat salary for forwarding to HQ
  • Make overtime calculation preparations
  • Prepar payroll (Fulltime staff + Incentive Staff), payslips, and explain the salary payment for the staff.


  • Improving the recruitment process allowing to anticipate vacancies and reduce the recruitment lead-time, and to reinforce recruitment communication.
  • Expand it to all mission Staff, (vacancy announcements, interview forms, classification of the files etc).
  • Ensure that all job descriptions and job profiles are up to date and available.
  • Receive the applications and longlist.
  • Take part in the interview, and summarize the results, using the Data Base existing.


  • Prepare invitation letter for expatriates coming into the country
  • Ensures expatriate visa extension
  • Prepares Staff IDs with Logistic Department
  • Supervise the commercial flight bookings with travel agencies


  •  You will be committed to MdM’s values as an organization and be motivated by its non-statutory, Not-For-Profit model.
  • Degree in Human Resources Management
  • Required extensive experience in the field of Human Resources preferable in INGO sector
  • Demonstrated experience in conducting trainings and capacity building interventions;
  • Strong interpersonal skills;
  • Team spirit, sense of collaboration, dialogue and negotiation
  • Impartiality; diplomacy ; adaptability
  • Knowledge of Borno environment is a strong asset;
  • Excellent oral and written English skills

Method of Application

Either in person, deliver CV + cover letter to MDM Office at this address:

No 149 Abubakar Gangrang street, Off Damboa Road Old GRA Maiduguri OR by email to:

[email protected]

Ensure to place “HR Manager” in the subject line

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted


  • Starting date:  ASAP
  • Place of office: Maiduguri.
  • We’ll pay attention only to the complete files in English.
  • Our process of selection include some written tests and oral interviews.

Method of Application

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