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3x Human Resources Officer

New Incentives

New Incentives

People & HR
Katsina, Nigeria
Posted on Wednesday, October 18, 2023

Job Summary

The Human Resources Officer will be assisting the HR Manager in recruitment, employee relations management, staff benefits administration, staff compensation, staff performance management, and training. The ideal candidate should be someone with at least 3 years experience in Human Resources, very diligent, detailed, and process oriented with some understanding of legal and logistics processes. The candidate should be residing in North West Nigeria. Excellent communication skills, a learning mindset, and ability to adapt quickly managing HR systems are essential to succeed in this role.

Organizational and Project Summary

All Babies Are Equal Initiative (the Nigerian arm of the US organization New Incentives) was incorporated as a Nigerian non-governmental organization (NGO). Its work is focused on creating demand for routine immunization in Nigeria through conditional cash transfer. The organization’s goal is to save lives cost-effectively by increasing immunization coverage in the North West Nigerian States of operation: Katsina, Zamfara, and Jigawa.

The conditional cash transfer for routine vaccination intervention includes supply side review, awareness creation on immunization and its importance, and a cash transfer of N500 for the first four mandatory immunization visits and N2,000 for the last immunization visit to the caregiver of eligible infants. Additionally, we engage in community mobilization and collaborate with governmental and other non-governmental organizations. We have over 170 staff members, and 80% of them reside in North West Nigeria.

Job Responsibilities and Tasks

Recruitment (30%)

  • Assist in FOs selection and in-person interviews at the LGAs level.
  • Take the lead to manage in-person interviews of shortlisted FOs candidates through local New Incentives team members.
  • Escalate any gaps, challenges, or noncompliance to the HR Manager for immediate follow-up.
  • Liaise with the SR unit and community leaders to ensure locals are recruited.
  • Promote job ads on social media and do outreaches on platforms like LinkedIn and your network to identify candidates.
  • Assist the HR Manager in sending invitations, following up with candidates through phone calls, scheduling interviews, and conducting reference and background checks.
  • Send feedback for the concluded recruitment exercise.
  • Prepare the recruitment Gsheet during and after the process.

Onboarding, Benefits and Compensation Management (40%)

  • Follow up with the new employees to ensure pension and NHF registration are done, and numbers are generated.
  • Follow up with the new office account opening during onboarding.
  • Liaise with PFAs, NHF, NSITF, and tax offices to follow up on remittances.
  • Physical Training sessions for new hires in the state

Administration (30%)

  • Ensure employee information is up to date.
  • Review employee leave applications on Zoho and ensure the proper documents are uploaded.
  • Any other duty that the HR Manager or console may assign.

Education and Work Experience Requirement

  • BSc or BA in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent
  • At least 2 - 5 years in a Human Resources general function.
  • 1 - 2 years prior experience working for a non-profit, charitable organization, NGO or (I)NGO is a plus
  • Priority will be given to candidates residing in the states where the position is advertised.

Skills and Competencies Requirement

  • Preferably a candidate already based in Katsina, Sokoto, Zamfara, or Kebbi States or willing to relocate to either of the States
  • Detail-oriented and diligent professional
  • Process-oriented with some understanding of legal and logistics processes
  • Good networks and contacts in North West Nigeria and ability to leverage for recruitment
  • Good organizational skills, effective time management, ability to meet deadlines, multi-task, and prioritize tasks
  • Sound cultural awareness and ability to work in multicultural and multiethnic environments
  • Proven managerial and/or leadership skills
  • Ability to deliver high-quality work in short periods and to work under pressure.
  • Critical thinker and possess a problem-solving attitude
  • Passion to help others and reduce infant mortality
  • Very good communication and writing skills, English, Hausa and dialects (verbal and written)
  • Excellent responsiveness to email and phone requests
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, internet browsers, smartphones, and ICT in general. The candidate should be willing to use Google Docs, Google Sheets, and Google Slides.
  • Motivation to work in a young organization that is constantly changing based on stakeholder feedback and operates with a lean structure

Language Requirement

  • Proficiency in English Language (conversation, reading and writing) is required
  • Knowledge of Hausa Language (conversation and reading) is an advantage.

How to Apply

  • All submissions should be sent through Breezy and by filling out this Google Form
  • DISCLAIMER: Beware of fraudulent job offers. New Incentives – All Babies Are Equal Initiative does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.