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Save the Children Nigeria is recruiting to fill the position of Human Resources Manager to join its Nigeria country programme. Interested candidates who are in the interest of applying, continue reading for the rest of the information.

Job Id: 200002NL
Location: Abuja with field travel
Employee Status: Fixed Term
GRADE: 2
Team / Programme: Nigeria Country Office
Reports to: Director, Human Resources and Administration
Staff directly reporting to this post: 2 HR Officers and 2 Assistants
Application Closing Date: 1st June 2020.

Child Safeguarding


Level 3 - the responsibilities of the post may require the post holder to have regular contact with or access to children or young people

Role Purpose

Save the Children is looking for a Human Resources Manager to join its Nigeria country programme. The role holder will generally be responsible for the provision of effective HR services in the country office and field locations.

Alternatively, they may be deployed as a field-level HR advisor in a complex, large-scale emergency.

The HR Manager will be expected to lead on HR assessments, strategy, coordinating recruitment, developing robust systems, policy and practice on people management in the country programme.

In most circumstances, the post-holder will be expected to mentor and/or capacity to build existing country, programme staff.

Qualifications and Experience


Recommended minimum of 4 years’ HR managerial experience in a corporate or an INGO environment.

Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management, Law, Business Administration, Social Sciences, or other related academic disciplines.

Ability to apply HR data analytics as a decision-making tool, to predict People & Organizational trends

Knowledge and maintenance of HR Information Systems that meets senior management’s information needs

Application of talent management software and learning management systems to streamline hiring, onboarding, training and retention processes

In-depth knowledge of employee relations and current employment legislation in Nigeria

Experience in the development of strategic and operational support services plans and their implementation in a work environment over a sustained period of time

Ability to plan and organise a substantial workload that includes complex, diverse tasks and responsibilities in both development and emergency contexts

Experience in capacity building and setting frameworks for staff development

Demonstrated credibility with colleagues and stakeholders at all levels of an organization

Excellent oral and written English combined with effective presentation skills

Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to demonstrate leadership in a multi-disciplined team through a period of change

Ability to coach, mentor, delegate appropriately and provide developmental guidance to supervised staff

High level of commitment to the principles of development and to the organizational and programmatic goals of Save the Children.

How to Apply

Interested applicants click here to fill this post online and click here for information about other vacancies.

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