POSITION LOCATION : Abuja, Nigeria with regular visits to Dakar and regular field visits.
MAIN MISSION AND RESPONSIBILITIES
The HR Desk Manager is leading and supporting the development and motivation of teams with the objective to contribute to the success and impact of our projects.
He / she ensures that all HR work is led in a collaborative manner and in a way that respects ALIMA’s Charters and empowers project teams.
Recruitment and placement
You will work with the coordination and desk teams and advice on team composition, identifying international recruitment needs as well as secondment opportunities, following the development of talents and career paths.
Together with HQ recruitment officers, pool technical advisors and HR Desk Managers, you will identify people to fill positions through internal placement or external recruitment.
You will also work with the support of our existing tools and processes (pool meetings, tests, interviews, reference checks .
As part of the Nigeria DESK team, you will contribute to the operations definition, monitoring and evaluation.
You may participate as needed in exploration missions to open new projects or set up emergency responses.
You will act as a key person for the support of managers at all level, including the development of management trainings as appropriate.
You will support and offer advice to the field HR teams so that their work supports our operations and help teams put the patient first.
Projects HR and administration support
HR global projects
You are a member of the HQ HR team, and as such, you will :
integrate the Desk HR Managers group who meet once a week in order to support each other
Integrate HR working groups on different global projects, such as competency framework, recruitment strategy, learning platform, global policies update etc
work with the whole HR team on the lessons learnt every year and strategy for the following year
contribute to the annual HQ budget planning according to the needs of the Nigeria Desk team
You are in charge of the HR management of the Abuja office team
You will need to set up a team to whom you can delegate the administrative responsibilities, including payroll and with whom you will work on HQ specific objectives like employer branding and recruitment for the wider ALIMA
Creative and open minded
Interested in medical humanitarian operations and research
You enjoy supporting others, giving advice and act as a service provider rather than being the boss who decides
You are capable of making decisions when it is necessary, whether it is easy or not
You know how to help people around you see the big picture and take it into account when they make decisions
You love the diversity in your work and are very flexible and agile
You don’t avoid conflict, and even more, you know how to deal with conflict whether you like it or not
You think a job well-done means planning, anticipation, organization, and communication
worked in the humanitarian field for a few years, meaning in the field
moved boxes and helped your colleagues do boring but necessary tasks when they needed help and still are learning every day : you are reading on a regular basis and you like to read about all kinds of field, including HR
learned to analyze information, situations, and facts and used your critical mind more than once to find solutions
You speak fluent French and English, meaning you can also write well in both languages.
Contract : Open Ended Contract, 3 months probationary period renewable once - maximum 6 months of probationary period.
Starting Date : ASAP
Salary : this is an HQ position and as such is paid according to HQ compensation and benefits policies which are different from expatriate positions since the position and contract are long terms