Mercy Corps has been present in Nigeria since 2012, focusing its interventions on adolescent girls' empowerment, economic development and conflict mitigation. With the insurgency spilling over from the North East of Nigeria and causing displacement of millions of individuals, Mercy Corps has decided to address the rising humanitarian needs among displaced households and vulnerable host communities by starting its humanitarian program in July 2014.
Job Title: Human Resources Assistant
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The Human Resources Assistant will work closely with the operations department to provide a variety of personnel related administrative duties.
The selected candidate will provide information and clerical support to the Human Resources officer, management and employees regarding human resources activities, policies, processes and procedures.
Work under the direction of the Human Resources Officer to process and properly document all daily HR activities, efficient and timely manner.
Assist in the coordination of recruiting new staff to Mercy Corps Nigeria – as per MC procedure;
Processes employment applications and assist in other employment activities
Administers and coordinate the scoring of assessment test and interview reports
Collate applications into spreadsheet for shortlist and hiring program managers.
Coordinate HR projects ( meetings, training, surveys, parties) and take notes
Facilitate conduct of due diligence for new staff
Record employee information such as personal data, compensation, benefits, tax data, attendance, performance reviews or evaluations, and termination date and reason.
Assist gathering monthly timesheet for submission to Finance.
Responsible for preparation of monthly salary advice.
Responsible for tracking annual leave days per Mercy Corps policy.
In cooperation the Human Resources Officer and Finance team, ensure the validity of benefits and allowances.
Responsible for ensuring the HR files and documentation of all MC Nigeria staff are current and complete;
Coordinating the clearing process of departing staff as per Mercy Corps Nigeria policy;
Adherence to all MC policies and procedures as outlined in MC policies and procedure manuals;
Conduct himself/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to Mercy Corps and to not jeopardize its humanitarian mission.
As part of Mercy Corps' agency-wide Organizational Learning Initiative, all team members are responsible for spending 5% of their work time in formal and/or non-formal professional learning activities.
Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts towards accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects.
Job Knowledge and Experience
At least a Bachelor's degree in Business, Administration, Management or equivalent professional certification.
Fluency in English required, including report development, writing and editing.
Good interpersonal skills, with good understanding of relevant cross-cultural issues.
Demonstrated attention to detail, ability to follow procedures, meet deadlines and work independently and cooperatively with team members required
Good developed computers skills with strong familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel are mandatory.
Candidate must be willing to travel and work throughout Nigeria.
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their CV's and Cover Letter, addressing the position requirements to: email@example.com Application must not be more than four pages. use the job title as the subject of the mail
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