HR/Admin Intern - Maiduguri
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Position : HR / Admin Intern - Maiduguri

Job Description

The International Rescue Committee has been in Nigeria since October 2012 and came in response to a widespread flood disaster.

IRC’s Emergency Response Team, with local partner, Civil Society Coalition for Poverty Eradication (CISCOPE), implemented projects to support food security, livelihoods, nutrition and WASH in Kogi State.

Beginning of January 2014, IRC shifted geographical location to the North East, in Adamawa state to provide humanitarian response to the conflict-affected populations.

In the North East, IRC has three operational offices : Yola and Mubi field offices in Adamawa state and Maiduguri field office in Borno state-with the latter office opened in October 2015.

In both states, IRC is providing humanitarian support to internally displaced populations hosted in IDP camps, camp like settings, host communities and returnee populations.

The IRC Nigeria country program is implementing multi-sectorial interventions in the sectors of Health and Nutrition, Environmental Health, Child Protection, Education, Women’s Protection and Empowerment, Food Security and Livelihoods and Protection.

Most of these programs are driven in partnership with strategic local NGOs. Currently, the IRC is expanding programs in Borno state to address the needs of Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and host communities in recently liberated LGAs.

Job Overview / Summary :

The HR / Admin Intern reports to the Senior HR Officer in Maiduguri. She / he supports the Senior HR Officer in managing all aspects of day-to-day HR operations in Maiduguri Field Office, assisting specifically with timesheet management and a sound filing and tracking system to conform to IRC standard.

The main objective of the position is to ensure that HR functions conform to international best practices and IRC Way.

Major Responsibilities :

  • Timesheet collation, checking and tracking
  • Timesheet scanning and filing
  • Filing of leave forms
  • Checking of timesheets against leave forms
  • Filing of onboarding documents
  • Filing of contracts
  • Management of personnel files
  • Key Working Relationships :
  • Position Reports to : Senior HR Officer Position directly supervises : None

    Indirect Reporting : Senior HR / Admin Officer Other Internal and / or external contacts : None Internal : Payroll Team

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  • B.Sc. / B.A Degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and computer (Excel and spreadsheet) skills are required.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required,
  • English Fluency required; Hausa is an added value
  • Skills and competencies :

  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility in teamwork.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume workflow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive Human Resources issues or projects and use judgment to execute duties and responsibilities.
  • Use a computer to enter and retrieve data and information accurately and rapidly.
  • Working knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g., Nigerian labor law / employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to IRC Nigeria.
  • Strong knowledge in salary structure and development, benefits and compensation, surveys / benchmarking and job evaluation systems.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Objectivity and the ability to apply HR rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.
  • Working Environment :

    The position will be based in Maiduguri, Borno Office .

    The IRC and IRC workers must adhere to the values and principles outlined in IRC Way - Standards for Professional Conduct.

    These are Integrity, Service, Accountability and Equality. In accordance with these values, the IRC operates and enforces policies on Beneficiary Protection from Exploitation and Abuse, Child Safeguarding, Anti Workplace Harassment, Fiscal Integrity, and Anti- Retaliation.

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