Human Resources Officer Job at Nuru Nigeria

Yola North    10-09-2021


Nuru Nigeria is a local NGO with affiliates in the US, Kenya and Ethiopia, and is starting up operations in Nigeria. The mission is to end extreme poverty in remote rural communities. Nuru’s first involvement in Nigeria was established in 2017 and began work in 2018 in Adamawa State, Nigeria with the creation of Nuru Nigeria. The long-term goal of Nuru Nigeria is the establishment of a locally led, self-sustainable, Nigerian NGO which will continue to work with local rural communities indefinitely.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Human Resources Officer
Job Code: NNJ.2021
Position Summary

Nuru Nigeria is seeking a Human Resources Officer who will provide support to the Administrative and Finance Manager at sustaining a human resource department that will effectively attract, hire, develop and retain qualified employees.

S/He will manage the full complement of the HR services for all NN programmes.


Plan and coordinate the workforce to best use employees’ talents

Design yearly Human Resources plans

Employee relations and welfare Management

Learning and Development

Resolve issues between management and employees

Advise managers on policies and ensure compliance to policies as stated in the NN Human Resources Manual.

Coordinate with HR consultants(if applicable)and support NN in recruitment, selection and hiring processes.

Manage 360 employees’ performance appraisal process and support managers in implementing performance outcomes

Train employees on HR policies and procedures, update NN on new regulations or best practices in human resources.

Manage employees’ records, benefits, welfare, and compensation system

Draft and review contract/ Job descriptions

Perform any other duties as directed by the Finance and Administrative Manager.

Job Requirements

Minimum of Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Human Resources or a relevant field.

A member of CIPM/Masters Degree in Human Resources will be an added advantage

Minimum of three (3) years post NYSC experience in core HR functions.

High Level of Confidentiality

Excellent knowledge of labour laws

HR Technology and Analytics

Manpower planning and recruitment

Managing the Learning and Development function

Employee Relations

Credible People’s advocate

Excellent ability to create a comfortable and healthy work environment for employees

Interpersonal and communication skills

Problem Solving and Analytical Ability

Innovation and Leaning mindset

Embraces the culture and values of Nuru Nigeria especially servant leadership, transparency and a high sense of accountability.

Excellent oral and written communications skills in English.

Ability to multi-task and work under pressure.


Salary is competitive depending on qualifications, skills and experience.

Positive atmosphere of dynamism and motivated team setting.

Atmosphere of a forefront professional and flexible NGO with a unique new development approach.

Annual, Maternity and Paternity leave benefits.

Transport costs and communication allowance.

13th Month Salary

Training and capacity building program and intensive mentorship by ex-pat team.

Life Insurance covering accident, disability and related benefits

Health Insurance covering employee and family.

Pension benefits.

Atmosphere of diversity committed to providing equal employment opportunity, forbidding discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national or ethnic origin, age and differently able, with respect to policies and visions.

Other Labor best practices apply.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their Cover Letter and Resume / CV to:
[email protected]

using the Job position and Location as the subject of the mail.
Non-discriminatory Employment Clause:

Applicants will not be discriminated against on the basis of ethnicity, colour, gender, religion, socio-economic status, age, disability or health status.

The management of Nuru Nigeria reserves the right to verify all of the applicant's information and conduct background checks on shortlisted candidates including reaching out to his/her previous employer.


Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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