Human Resources Officer
Catholic Relief Services
9d ago
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  • Catholic Relief Services (CRS) is an International non-governmental organization supporting relief and development work in over 100 countries around the world.

    CRS programs assist persons based on need, regardless of creed, ethnicity or nationality. CRS works through local church and non-

    church partners to implement its programs, therefore, strengthening and building the capacity of these partner organizations is fundamental to programs in every country in which CRS operates.

    CRS re-established presence in Nigeria in 2000 and currently focuses on vulnerable children, agriculture, health and HIV, extractives and governance, and peace building programming.

    Band : C-1

    Reports To : Head-Human Resources

    Job Summary :

    You will help coordinate and support the execution of the Country Program (CP) HR strategy and operational plans in support of high-

    quality programs serving the poor and vulnerable. You will provide responsive, high quality service to address HR programs, services and operations needs in all or some of the areas of recruitment, staff development, performance management, employee relations, compensation and benefits, onboarding / orientation, policies, staff care, and employee administration.

    Job Responsibilities :

    Provide support to the Head of Human Resources in his / her responsibilities about the overall management of HR programs and services in the CP.

    Help coordinate and support HR processes, activities, and service delivery, to ensure they meet latest agency, donor, and local legal requirements and standards and reflect best practices.

    Assess service needs and provide quality process services and advice to support managers in their daily staff management responsibilities.

    Collect and organize input on HR processes and policies andparticipate in the review and update of various systems, manuals, guidelines, and tools.

    Support professional development needs assessment and help ensure the provision of precise development programs for CRS staff and partnersMaintain record keeping through personnel files and / or HRIS that adheres to required CRS, donor, and local law regulations.

    As needed provide support on analytical reports on HR-related data, metrics and trends to support decision-making, workforce planning and development.

    Typical Background, Experience & Requirements :

    Education and Experience

    Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or Business Administration strongly preferred or equivalent relevant experience with completion of HR certification or courses.

    Minimum of three years’ work experience in HR, preferably with an International or local NGO and good knowledge of HR best practices and standards.

    Experience with and knowledge of employment laws, regulations, policies, principles, concepts, and practices. Good understanding of the local labor law.

    Experience using MS Windows and MS Office packages (Excel, Word,PowerPoint), Web Conferencing Applications, HRIS.Supervisory experience would be a plus.

    Personal Skills

    Strong relations management abilities. Ability to relate to people at all levels internally and externally. Strategic in how you approach each relationship.

    Strong customer service ethic and abilitiesVery good planning, coordinating, and organizing skillsAble to maintain confidential informationProactive, resourceful, solutions-

    oriented and results-orientedExcellent communication and interpersonal skills

    Required / Desired Foreign Language

    English Language required

    Travel Required

    10% travel may be requirements

    Key Working Relationships :

    Supervisory : HR Support Assistants

    Internal : Human Resources Manager, Human Resources Assistant, Management Team,

    DCR Operations, Administration Staff, Program staff, Finance staff, IT Staff,

    All Staff

    External : Consultants, Vendors, Partners etc.

    Disclaimer : This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

    Department Health Systems Strengthening Unit

    Band : D-1

    Reports To : Supply Chain Manager, GF HIV

    Job Context :

    CRS is a Sub-Recipient to Family Health International (FHI 360) on the Global Fund New Funding Model HIV Program in Nigeria.

    The Program seeks to scale up gender sensitive HIV prevention services among children and adults in Nigeria.

    Job Responsibilities :

    Demand and Supply Planning

    Provide oversight and mentoring to Supply Chain Specialists at state level, to ensure that all project sites are properly provided with commodities at the right time and in the right quantities.

    Quantify centrally for project commodity needs for the CRS’ GF programEnsure that supply chain teams at state level monitor stock status of ARVs, Opportunistic Infection Drugs and any other pharmaceutical commodity, and manage stock-

    outs and over stocks of product cycles at the facilities.Provide oversight to Laboratory Specialists; working with the Clinical Coordinator, and ensure that ART laboratory equipment and commodities are properly managed.

    Commodity Management

    Centrally coordinate with Chemonics and 3PLs to ensure timelydelivery of commodities to CRS-supported facilities.Centrally collate comprehensive CRRIFF reports from the states, and ensure that these are timely submitted to the PR and Chemonics as required.

    Collaborate with other implementing partners at the national level for the improvement of commodity supplies in CRS-supported facilities.

    Program Management

  • Manage CRS’s relationship with Chemonics, the 3PLs to ensuresmooth supply chain operations for the project.Manage CRS’s relationship with the PSM units of FHI, FMoH and NACA;
  • as well as the LMCUs at supported states.Centrally manage the project LMIS, in collaboration with the PR and GoN players as necessary.

    Develop, implement and periodically update a decentralized work plan for the Supply Chain and Laboratory teams.


    Mentor and supportively supervise Supply Chain and Laboratory Specialists, and ensure that their knowledge base and technicalcapacity is constantly up-

    to-date.Ensure that project supply chain and laboratory activities are aligned with national guidelines and SOPs.Conduct monitoring and mentoring visits to supported states and facilities to ensure smooth implementation of supply chain, pharmacyand laboratory activities.

    Support capacity strengthening, provide technical assistance, and develop standard operating procedures for inventory management and other aspects of supply chain management that will assure the quality and availability of commodities at partner facilities.

    CRS / Nigeria Program Responsibilities

    The Supply Chain Manager will also participate as a full member of the CRS / Nigeria Program

    Qualifications and Skills :

    Bachelor of Pharmacy (BPharm) from a reputable university, with a Masters’ Degree in Pharmacy, Public Health, Supply Chain Management or a related field strongly desired.

    Minimum of 5 years’ work experience with progressive responsibility inpharmaceutical, and / or supply chain management.Previous experience working with GF and / or USG funded programs will be an advantage.

    Excellent oral and written communication skills.Strong quantitative and analytical skillsExcellent training and facilitation skills.

    Strong computer skills- Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required.Strong report writing skills will be an added advantageExperience in partner capacity strengthening preferred.

    Knowledge of CRS’ program quality standards will be an advantage.Proven ability to work remotely as part of a team and to workindependently.

    Cultural sensitivity, patience and flexibility.Willingness and ability to travel within the country up to 50% of the time.

    Key Working Relationships :

    Internal : Senior Program Manager, Clinical Coordinator, State Team Leads, Supply Chain and Lab Specialists, Technical Specialists.

    External : Chemonics, FHI, FMoH, NACA, 3PL

    Disclaimer Clause :

    This job description is not an exhaustive list of the skill, effort, duties, and responsibilities associated with the position.

    Method of Application

    Interested candidates should download the application form using this link

    The position title must be expressly stated as the subject of the email quoting reference number HRO250418. E.g Human Resources Officer HRO250418 OR GFHIVSCS250418.

    E.g Supply Chain Specialist, Global Fund-HIV Project GFHIVSCS250418

    Completed applications should reach us before COB, Wednesday May 9, 2018. Applications sent in the required format will be considered and only short-

    listed candidates will be contacted.

    Equal Opportunity :

    CRS is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, etc.

    Qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply .

    Statement of Commitment to Protection :

    CRS’ recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to protecting children and vulnerable adults from abuse and exploitation’’

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