Nigeria – HR Coordinator – Maiduguri
5d ago

About the job

The HR coordinator coordinates the implementation of Solidarités International Human Resources policy.

As HR Coordinator, he / she is responsible for the administrative aspects of the mission and ensures the respect by all of, Solidarités International procedures, the procedures of financial backers and the laws of the country in which SI is intervening.

He / she is the mission point of contact and the link between headquarters and the mission for any questions relating to Human Resources.

Main tasks :

  • Analysis of the socio-economic context
  • HR management of expatriates and nationals
  • Team management
  • Reporting / Communication
  • ORG CHART POSITION (reporting and functional relationships)

    Line Manager : Head of Mission

    Line Report(s) on Base : Deputy HR Coordinator, Liaison Officer

    Functional Manager : HQ National HR Officer

    Functional Report(s) : Administrator (Maiduguri) Regional administrator (Monguno, Ngala, Dikwa)

    The main challenges of the position :

    We are looking for an experienced professional at coordination level, capable to keep calm in dealing with complex issues, showing attentive analytical approach to problems.

    S / He should have excellent internal communication skills, focusing on interdepartmental, information management with national staff, semi-

    remote support to 4 bases.

    We are looking for someone with a strong leadership and an experienced management approach, with pedagogic and flexibility skills, focused on capacity building and teal cohesion, but able to be strict on HR policy and rules respect.

    Below, the main challenges :

  • Develop dialogue and communication on HR topics with SI national employees and the other departments
  • Leading compliance with HR related issues (including social security contributions) with Nigerian laws
  • Lead in developing / adapting appropriate HR policies for Nigeria as per need
  • Enhance recruitment, professional evaluation and disciplinary measures communication and validation schemes
  • Participate in fiscal management of the mission
  • Participate to Code of Ethics and Conduct (including PSEA) sensitization at mission level
  • Leading in HR related capacity building of teams
  • Supporting the bases in managing HR
  • Representing SI in HR related forums
  • Supporting in developing HR budgets
  • Qualifications :

  • Bachelor / Master Degree in Publication Administration or Human Resources Management
  • 2 years proven experience in a similar position required
  • Proven experience in team management, training & capacity building
  • Knowledge in developing HR policies and orientations;
  • Prioritization and self-organization;
  • Rigor aptitude, but able to be flexible according to the overall working environment.
  • Diplomatic skills;
  • Full working proficiency in English (read, spoken & written)
  • Excellent knowledge of Excel and good knowledge of other Office suite.
  • Experience in HR software (knowledge of Homere is an asset);
  • Prior experience of working in humanitarian / conflict situations will be an added advantage
  • Good analytical and reporting skills;
  • Ability to work in multi-cultural environment;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Si will offer you

    A salaried post : according to experience from 2640 euros gross per month (2400 base salary + 10% annual leave).

    Per Diem : 600 USD / month.

    Social and medical cover : Expatriates benefit from an insurance package which reimburses all healthcare expenses (including medical and surgical expenses, dental care and ophthalmological expenses, repatriation) and a welfare system including war risks.

    Essential vaccination and antimalarial treatment costs are refunded.

    Vacation : During the assignment, a system of alternation between work and time off is implemented at the rate of one break every three months.

    Our policy was just modified : from now on, Solidarités offers you 7 working days ever three months, with a 850 USD allowance for each break.

    In addition to these regular break, SI adds a day off per worked month. These days off as well as the breaks are not deducted from the paid leaves that are paid every months with your salary as they are offered by the organization.

    For further information about Solidarités International, please consult our website :

    Living conditions

    The HR Coordinator will be based in Maiduguri. He / she is living in a single bedroom with a single bedroom (with / out attached bathroom) and a shared kitchen.

    The number of expatriates living in the base is quite high and various in terms of nationality : this is a treasure but also requires adaptability and open-minded.

    The HR Coordinator will travel regularly to areas of interventions. He / she has to respect the security measures in place, like curfew time and SI restrictions / rules.

    The environment is highly volatile, so the coordinator has to adapt him / herself to sudden changes.

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