RTI is seeking a Human Resources Manager for the USAID Nigeria LEARN to Read Activity. The HR Manager will be responsible for the administration of HR activities and initiatives under the LEARN to Read project offices in Nigeria.
The individual will work under the general direction of the Operations and Logistics Specialist and will collaborate with RTI HR Manager in the US to facilitate efficient and effective HR administration for the project.
This is a proposal-based position and is contingent upon USAID’s award of the project to RTI.
Primary Responsibilities will be to :
Manage and direct all HR activities, facilitate placement of employment adverts, facilitate on boarding and training of staff;
Draft all Country employment contracts requests and tracking their return once signed;
Ensure documents required for employment are submitted by candidates.
Support and monitor / follow-up on project recruitment.
Track Private Medical Insurance (PMI) expiry dates and follow up on renewals.
Support the development of project staff, Manage employee personnel files, including ensuring their accuracy and completeness.
Manage performance and appraisals process
Maintain RTI’s electronic personnel database and supporting use of its information by project staff for planning and administration purposes.
Establish and update a LEARN to Read HR tracker.
Support the payroll process by ensuring that correct data is provided to the finance department.
Maintain HR (non-personnel) files.
Oversees all HR functions and responsible for HR management in-country.
May require travel within Nigeria
Required Qualifications / Skills :
Bachelor’s degree with 5 years of experience or Master’s Degree with 3 years direct experience in Human Resource management and administration
Degree in HR, Management, or related
A professional qualification in HR is a plus.
Knowledge of local human resources practices and laws.
Excellent organization, communication, and problem solving and skills.
Ability to handle sensitive information and situations in a confidential manner.
Ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
A working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Outlook, and internet applications.
Experience with USAID or other major donors preferred.