Human Resources Manager

Shared Services
Posted 1 year ago

Achieving Health Nigeria Initiative (AHNi) is an indigenous non-governmental organization that promotes socio-economic development by supporting a broad range of global health interventions, education and economic initiatives in Nigeria. AHNi is an allied organization to Family Health International (FHI360) with co-existing and mutually supportive interest in advancing the collective goals of the people and communities served. AHNi currently has its headquarters in Abuja, Nigeria. To strengthen our operations and interventions in the country, we are seeking qualified candidates for the following positions:

HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER: Will work with the AHNi Managing Director to provide technical leadership to the Human Resources (HR) Team for functional areas including recruitment, employee relations, benefits Administration, compensation, HRIS, and training. Basic Function:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage AHNi’s recruitment process and work with team members to ensure a smooth process flow from identification of a vacancy to the filling of that vacancy.
  • Advise and strategize on the development of effective employment policies across the company.
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall organization’s strategy.
  • Develop and monitor overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization.
  • Work to enhance existing HR systems and processes.
  • Manage the execution of the HR Strategy and core areas of the HR department including Recruitment, Employee Relations, Workforce Administration, Employee Engagement, Payroll, Reward and Recognition, as well as maintaining and improving HR systems and management of the HR budget. 
  • Use process development and maintenance to standardize work for efficiency and accuracy.
  • Apply professional HR practices and regulations to existing and new programs.
  • Support new and existing programs with data tracking and analysis.
  • Study and analyze market and data trends and uses this information to formulate, implement, document, and evaluate processes, systems or programs.
  • Work with the AHNi Managing Director to ensure day-to-day operations of HR-related functions are addressed in a timely, efficient, and proactive manner. 
  • Ensure conformity with recruitment requirements and compliance with the rules and regulations.
  • Provide regular briefings to the MD on HR matters, including the status of recruitment, training, leave balances, etc.
  • Provide technical assistance and monitoring to state administrative teams in the administration of their HR functions.
  • Contribute to the development and editing of policies and procedures.
  • Coach and mentor the HR team, to include assessing and identifying development opportunities that strengthens HR’s role in the organization.
  • Maintain a thorough awareness of developments in labor laws and legislations and advise management accordingly.
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the AHNi Managing Director and senior management.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Initiative and discretion in judging and managing confidential matters, materials and sensitive issues.
  • Working knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Nigerian labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to AHNi.
  • Familiarity with multiple program (i.e. donor) regulations on HR, including recruitment, remuneration, severance etc.
  • Strong knowledge in salary structure and development, benefits and compensation, surveys/benchmarking and job evaluation systems.
  • Ability to manage HR in an international environment with Nigerian and TCN employees.
  • Working knowledge of USAID FSN regulations and practices.
  • Ability to execute detail-oriented work rapidly and with a high level of accuracy.
  • High degree of proficiency in written and spoken English communication, including presentation and training skills.
  • Ability to manage tight deadlines and deliver high volumes of work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to intervene with all levels of staff, representatives of donors and collaborating agencies, individuals from diverse cultures, and the public with diplomacy and firmness.
  • Working knowledge of relevant office software packages and any specialized HR packages used by the organization.
  • Considerable knowledge of office equipment, practices and procedures, and a willingness to increase knowledge and update skills as required.
  • With minimal supervision, manage high volume workflow efficiently. Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and set priorities.  Ability to manage demanding workload.
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 25%.

Minimum Recruitment Standard

  • BS/BA degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 7 – 9 years of relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent, and 5 – 7 years relevant experience.
  • Certified member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of related body is an advantage.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and computer (Excel and spreadsheet) skills are required. 
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • Experience and good working knowledge of donor regulations is an advantage.
  • Experience of HR in the not-for-profit sector is an advantage. 
  • A higher degree or professional qualification in HR is an advantage
  • Experience and good working knowledge of donor regulations is an advantage.
  • Experience of HR in the not-for-profit sector is an advantage. 
  • A higher degree or professional qualification in HR is an advantage.

Method of application: Interested and Qualified candidates should forward a suitability statement (application) and resume (CV) as a single MS Word document to:

Vacancy closes: Thursday 15th December 2022

Only applications sent electronically (i.e., by e-mail) with the job title and location clearly indicated as the subject of the mail will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

AHNi is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Disclaimer: AHNi does not charge Candidates a fee for a test or interview

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