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Human Resource Officer at Christian Aid Nigeria


Human Resource Officer-North

  • Salary (full time):₦8,114,408 Salary (full time)
  • Full time salary:8114408
  • Type of contract:Fixed Term
  • Contracted hours:35
  • Contract length:12 months
  • Location:Borno State, Maiduguri
  • Closing date:6 October 2019
  • Interview date:25 October 2019

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About us

Christian Aid (CA) is a UK-based international NGO, partnering with others to end poverty in Africa. At the heart of this vision is the transformation of the lives of people who live in poverty, empowering them to have a brighter future. Christian Aid works in more than 30 countries and has been operating in Nigeria since 2003. The Nigeria Country programme focuses on Humanitarian and Sustainable Development, Democracy and Good Governance and Health and Human Development.

About the role

The Human Resource Officer leads in the effective and efficient management of Human Resource operations within the Humanitarian Response in Borno State by ensuring compliance with Christian Aid’s policies and procedures, maintaining high standards human resource practices including managing staff welfare, information management (both hard and soft copy), performance management etc.  The role will be responsible for Volunteer management and documentation. 

About you

You must possess a university degree in a relevant discipline  (Administration, Human Resources, Law) and must be a member of a professional body (CIPM, CIPD etc). You must have 2-3 years previous HR administrative experience particularly in an NGO. You  must have strong IT skills, including experience of Microsoft Office and databases management. You must have sound knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Word and Excel. Knowledge of managing databases and producing reports is essential.. You must be committed to code of conduct/ ethics of the HR profession. An understanding of data protection and the need for confidentiality. You must have excellent interpersonal skills in a multi-cultural environment, including tile ability to build relationships with colleagues at long distances

Further information

This role requires applicants to have the right to work in the country where this position is based.

We value diversity and aspire to reflect this in its workforce. We welcome applications from people from all sections of the community, irrespective of race, colour, gender, age, disability, religion or belief.

You can expect a wide range of rewards and benefits, including a generous holiday allowance, and flexibility that will ensure you enjoy a good work/life balance.

Competency questions

As part of your application you will be asked to demonstrate your suitability by giving answers to the following questions:

Building partnerships

Tell us about a time when you were proactive in taking on new and additional work to achieve a team or organisational goal: What was the situation? What was the new/additional work? What was your task? Why did you need to be pro-active? What did you do? Why? How? What was the outcome? What was the impact of what you did?

Communicate effectively

Tell us about a time when you handled a difficult issue with someone else with openness, honesty and respect: What was the context? What did you have to do? What did you say and how? What was the result? If you were successful, how did you know?

Deliver result

Tell us about a time when you had to make recommendations or take decisions after analysing data, information and other evidence. What was the background? What recommendations or decisions did you have to take? What was your particular task or responsibility? What actions did you take? How did you analyse the information and data? What was the outcome?


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About Christian Aid

We have more than 70 years’ experience of working in partnership to support communities to thrive. We tackle the root causes of poverty so that women, men and children the world over are strengthened against future knocks. And if disasters happen, we get people the help they want straight away.