Human Resource (HR) Assistant
Search for Common Ground
Abuja, Nigeria
1d ago


s and Responsibilities

  • Provide recruitment support by scheduling and arranging interviews for shortlisted candidates
  • Compile and assist with the longlist of entry level candidates
  • Conducting Terrorist and reference checks, and maintaining new hiring information
  • Own the orientation program, running regular sessions throughout the year, regularly evaluate and make improvements to orientation and on-boarding processes for new hire, rehires and transfers.
  • Provide Roving HR duties to other field offices for onboarding, observation and documentation as needed.
  • Ensure employment information is up to date and available for all new employees,
  • Send out staff announcement to all staff at least one week before staff resumption
  • Send out a Welcome email to all new employees at least 3 days before the start date. Welcome email should contain one to two weeks of onboarding plan
  • Follow up with all departing employees to ensure that all exit documents in complete and exit interview is done
  • Manage all employment contracts and ensure personnel files are effectively maintained
  • Manage all extensions to existing staff conditions of employment.
  • Participate in team meetings to bring up issues, share knowledge, share achievements, and provide training and direction.
  • Develop strong and effective working relationships with the operations and Programs team
  • Effectively communicate information and insights to the team.
  • Ensure successful communication with all areas of the business.
  • Contribute to continuous improvement activities across the HR team.
  • Undertakes additional tasks or projects as assigned by the HR Manager
  • Required Profile

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, development studies, social science, international studies, public administration, or experience in related area.
  • Minimum of 1 year of relevant practical experience working with a non-profit organization as a human resource personnel or recruitment manager.
  • Experience in INGO is a plus
  • Ability to work independently and plan own work, manage conflicting priorities and deadlines;
  • Demonstrate integrity, alignment with Search’s values and ethical standards;
  • Promote the vision, mission, and strategic objectives of Search;
  • Capacity to adapt to a multi-cultural context, and tolerance and respect to issues related to gender, religion, race and nationality;
  • Excellent ability to multi-task and produce time-bound deliverables.
  • Treats all people fairly without favoritism and solves problems in collaborative ways.
  • Analytical capacity, including the ability to analyze and articulate peace, violence prevention, human security and conflict issues;
  • Ability to identify problems, and to use sound judgment in applying technical expertise to resolve them;
  • Ability to work under pressure in a highly rewarding, but stressful and demanding environment;
  • Willingness to keep abreast of new developments in the field;
  • Excellent communication (spoken and written) skills, including the ability to draft / edit a variety of written reports and communications and to articulate ideas in a clear, concise style;
  • Fully proficient computer skills and use of relevant software and other applications; and
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and collaborative working relations.
  • This position will close on 31st December, 2020. To apply :

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