IRC Human Resources Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria

IRC Human Resources Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria



The International Rescue Committee is an NGO that serves refugee and communities victimized by oppression and violent conflict worldwide.


Since October 2012, the IRC has been responding to humanitarian needs of Nigerians. The initially intervened in response to flood disaster that affected over 7 million people across the country, destroying harvest and damaging home


IRC is currently implementing programs in Health, Child Protection, WASH, Nutrition and Women’s Protection and Empowerment in Yola, Adamawa State, North-Eastern Nigeria.


WPE program implement prevention and response activities to address gender-based violence. Gender-based violence (GBV) is a serious human rights and public health issue affecting women and girls around the world. It impacts all aspects of women and girl’s physical, emotional, psychological and social well-being. It has harmful consequences for the individuals who experience it, their families, and communities as a whole.


The IRC Women Protection and Empowerment Program is a multi-sectorial prevention and response program involving multiple organizations and actors from the IDP and NGO community, UN agencies and all sectors of IRC.


The focus of this program is to provide good quality health and psychosocial response services to conflict-affected women and girls in Yobe, North-Eastern Nigeria in a timely manner.


Responsibilities


Strategic HR Leadership and Management

  • Devise and deliver a planned HR approach to attracting, developing, inspiring and retaining the right people, with the right skills to achieve high-quality programmatic outcomes in line with Strategic Action Plans (SAPs).
  • As a member of the SMT, determine workforce needs, identify human resource and competency gaps, and devise a development and workforce plan to facilitate nationalization of roles and staff retention.
  • Actively participate in proposal design and grants opening and review meetings (GRMs, GOMs) specifically advising on organizational structure, position scoping, demographic/staffing analysis and other inputs critical to ensuring a strong HR foundation to support program quality.
  • Lead a collaborative approach to employee engagement, gender equality and staff care strategy and supporting initiatives, drawing on country, regional and HQ inputs and resources.
  • Conduct monthly and quarterly strategic HR metrics and analysis to inform SMT and Regional HR decision-making; lead on country program inputs to global HR scorecards and action plans.
  • Continually assess and refine recruitment tactics; Develop candidate rosters, actively network and employ innovative, creative recruiting methods to attract and hire the best talent. Proactively position IRC as an Employer Brand of Choice in the country.
  • Review and approve job position requests, job descriptions and make recommendations, ensuring accuracy and consistency.
  • Deliver international HR management, including policy, process and employee relations management, with support from Regional HR Director as needed.
  • Lead the performance management process with guidance from regional and HQ HR. Create a plan to manage annual and mid-year Performance Check-Ins, conduct training on goal-setting, utilize budgets to organize development activities and work one-on-one with managers and employees to create country wide development plans. Through HR initiatives and actions, support a culture of continuous feedback.
  • Participate in budget preparation and provide strategic compensation analysis to drive nationalization and ability to attract high-quality talent. Define and review salary structure, coordinate annual compensation review process and compensation adjustments, consulting with HQ compensation team to align with best practices.
  • Manage national benefit plans, communicate updates and conduct information campaigns for national and international staff. Consult with HQ benefits team to align with IRC best practices.
  • Devise staff care action plans that elevate morale and support the well-being of staff; create emergency staff care interventions.
  • Consult with Regional HR Director and Global Duty of Care Director to align with IRC best practices.
  • Oversee HR administration
    and ensure 100% compliance with current labor laws; consult and partner with local counsel as needed.
  • Lead all employee relations with professional grace with the aim of empowering employees and supervisors to with the tools and resources necessary to resolve conflicts with mutual respect. Act as impartial mediator when necessary. Escalate code of conduct issues, lead or co-lead employee relations investigations and ensure issues are brought to resolution with appropriate follow-up carried out.
  • Partner with and seek counsel from Ethics and Compliance Unit (ECU) as needed.
  • Advise supervisors in determining appropriate, consistent and judicious disciplinary measures in line with local labor law and global policy.
  • Manage any lay-offs or reorganizations in partnership with SMT, supervisors and regional HR to with an emphasis on compliance, due diligence, communications and staff care.
  • Lead exit management to ensure seamless and positive transition for all departing employees.

    Staff Performance Management and Development

  • Serve as a model of supervisory excellence; supervise and mentor direct-report HR staff, including communicating clear expectations, setting/refining performance objectives, providing regular and timely performance feedback, and leading documented semi-annual performance reviews.
  • Provide constructive feedback and counsel on career paths and professional development for HR team and IRC staff; foster a culture of continuous learning opportunities.
  • Support senior staff to continue to pursue nationalization of senior and management positions.
  • Promote and monitor staff care and well-being. Model and support healthy work-life balance practices.

    Communications

  • Communicate and encourage active practice of the principles of the “IRC Way – Global Standards for Professional Conduct” throughout the country program.
  • Maintain a healthy and empowering office environment that encourages open, honest and productive communication among IRC staff by delivering employee engagement and communication action plans.
  • Maintain and leverage open communications and partnership on projects and shared goals with other HR Leads at the country level, regional HR and HR HQ levels.
  • Provide direct support and advise the CD and SMT on staff communications to ensure clear, consistent, timely and transparent communication on matters impacting staff.


    Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree required. Master’s university degree in HR management, International Relations or Development, MBA, Law or related field is preferred.
  • Minimum of 8 years of progressive experience as an HR generalist, including recruitment, performance management, complex employee relations, compensation, training and development and HR Administration.
  • Minimum 5 years successful staff management experience
  • At least 2 years of experience with an international organization or international experience.
  • Strategic leadership experience managing an HR function for large budget programs in the INGO sector is strongly preferred.
  • Remote management experience strongly preferred.


    How to Apply


    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 15th June 2019


    For more information and job application details, see; IRC Human Resources Coordinator Jobs in Nigeria


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