HR Manager, Maiduguri
Norwegian Refugee Council
Maiduguri, Nigeria
1d ago
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NRC has been present in Nigeria since 2015 and has responded to the largest displacement waves in the country since August 2015.

With a workforce of 350 national staff, and 17 international staff members and presence in key locations such as Maiduguri, and Yola Area Offices, NRC is able to respond to the needs of those affected by the conflict across North-East Nigeria.

These strategic locations have allowed NRC greater reach from the north and south parts of the region and allowed NRC to contribute to bridging the gap between humanitarian aid and development cooperation, including through focusing on equitable access to basic services and strengthening the rights of displaced people and returnees.

In addition to the Country Office, and the abovementioned Area Offices, NRC has sub-offices structures in Dikwa, Monguno, Damasak, Biu, Mubi, and Pulka / Gwoza.

Generic responsibilities

Oversee the development and implementation of the Country HR Strategy Implement NRC’s HR and admin systems and procedures Ensure that Country HR adheres to Employment standards, HR policy and other NRC policies Ensure compliance with the local labour law Training, support, control and development of HR teams Support and training of all staff with HR responsibilities / personnel management Management of the HR team Provide regular HR analysis and reports Ensure safe and standardized filing of personnel documents in all Area offices Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards & principles within NRC and amongst beneficiaries served by NRC

Generic professional competencies

Minimum 5 years’ experience working as a senior HR Manager in a humanitarian / recovery context. Experience in working in complex and volatile contexts Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities Knowledge about own leadership skills / profile Fluency in English, both written and verbal

What We Offer

Female candidates are strongly encouraged to join our work culture that empowers every employee to share ideas and take responsibility.

At NRC we think outside the box. We encourage ideas and give responsibility to all employees at all levels, to help solve the complex issues that we face.

You will have many opportunities to be heard and take the initiative.

Commencement : As soon as possible Contract : 12 months Grade : 9 in NRC's grade structure. Duty station : Maiduguri with field visits

Find the full job description here : JD-Human Resources Administration Manager Nigeria 21.04.2022.docx

DEADLINE TO APPLY : 10 / 05 / 2022

To apply as an internal candidate, click on the suitcase icon I am an employee on the top right of the page to be redirected to NRC’s internal career site.

The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is an independent humanitarian organisation helping people forced to flee. We work in crises across more than 31 countries, providing emergencies and long-term assistance to millions of people every year.

We stand up for people forced to flee, advocating their rights. NORCAP, our global provider of expertise, helps improve international and local ability to prevent, prepare for, respond to and recover from crises.

NRC also runs the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre in Geneva, a global leader in reporting on and advocating for people displaced within their own country.

Employment with NRC may lead to employment in or deployment to Regions, Countries, Areas or Offices that may be host to considerable health, safety and security risks.

NRC takes this very seriously and we have procedures in place to reduce known risks, but will never be able to take away all risks.

NRC is an equal opportunities employer and aims to have staffing diversity in terms of age, gender, ethnicity, nationality and physical ability.

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