Base - HR Assistant in Borno, Nigeria

at Action Against Hunger

NonProfit Organization Management
Human Resources
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Position Overview: 

Reporting to the Base Human Resources Officer, the HR Assistant will support the HR Department to ensure that;
1) National staff are recruited, developed and managed in a strategic, proactive manner to ensure the mission’s human resource requirements for programs and support positions
2) National staff benefits, data and information administration are carried out effectively, in close coordination with supervisors/managers and administrators at all bases, to ensure smooth delivery of internal services to employees
3) The management team is supported with all administrative tasks related to both national and international staff

Specific Objectives:  

•    Provide support to the Base HR Officer in various aspects of the recruitment process
•    Maintain timely and accurate information for all employee
•    Provide administrative support to ensure the timely processing of all international staff’s visas and permits
•    Support the HR team in various aspects of the training and development of staff
•    Provide overall support to the HR Department


•     Bachelor’s degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management preferred; post-secondary diploma plus relevant experience also acceptable

Essential Skills and Experience: 

•    Experience working in HR and/or administrative support positions, 1+ years
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills
•    Approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment
•    Computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
•    Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently
•    Able to maintain confidentiality 
•    Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information

Preferred Skills and Experience: 

•    Previous experience working for INGOs an asset, particularly health related INGOs
•    Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset (Hausa / Kanuri)
•    Understanding of national labor law and employment norms/practices.




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