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
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.
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
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.
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:
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.