NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council) Human Resources Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council) Human Resources Officer Jobs in Ethiopia


Job Description

  • Being an employee of the Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) in Ethiopia the Education Project Coordinator is expected to represent NRC in a responsible manner and always act in accordance with NRC’s Code of Conduct.

    Roles & Responsibilities

  • The HR Officer is responsible for the coordination of HR matters in organization.

    Generic responsibilities

  • Implement the organization’s HR systems and procedures at area level;

  • Ensure adherence to organization’s policies and the National labor law in all processes and procedures;

  • Coordinate staff recruitment and exits, introductions, trainings, staff benefits schemes etc.

  • Coordinate with relevant partners, suppliers, authorities, lawyers etc.

  • Prepare and submit periodic reports as appropriate;

  • Train and support line managers in HR processes;

  • Advice in personnel conflicts/processes when relevant;

  • Ensure that staff records are up to date and filed appropriately;

  • Ensure timely processing of the monthly payroll;

  • Perform other tasks assigned by supervisor.

    Specific Responsibilities

  • Facilitate recruitment of new staff, do reference checks of selected candidates in collaboration with the concerned sector;

  • Prepare Incentive staff payroll for the Area as per the organization’s incentive policy and procedure of the organization

  • Take the lead in coordinating, facilitating and tracking trainings given to the organization’s staff

  • Work together with the Support Coordinator on development and review of policies and procedures; revision of national staff ToEs

  • Maintain and keep track of leave records and balances.

  • Be a focal point person in the recruitment, contracting, induction and placement activities in the Area office in recruitment when needed
    Advice and support line manager in the recruitment and selection processes

  • Ensure that all new staffs have filled ID forms and make sure every staff has the organisation ID card.

  • Follow up the pension forms to be filled; have one copy for personal files; submit the forms to Pension Office; collect pension ID cards from
    this office; and give the ID card after getting signed by the respective staff

  • Ensure that staff records are up to date and filed appropriately

  • Prepare incentive and casual staff contracts at Area level

  • In consultation with the Support coordinator, provide technical input and be the focal point in addressing employee relation issues including staff grievances, disciplinary measure, etc.

  • Update tracking sheet for personal files and make sure that all files are updated and have the necessary documents

  • Keep always information of HR department confidential

  • Update CV banking regularly

  • Create CV pool system that can be used for emergency recruitment

  • Support on the day to day routine activities of HR at the Area level

  • Perform any assignment given by immediate supervisor

    Job Requirements

    Generic Professional competencies

  • BA Degree in Management or related fields with minimum of 3 years of experience

  • Experience from working as a HR Officer in a humanitarian/recovery context

  • Previous experience from working in complex and volatile contexts

  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities

  • Knowledge about own manager skills/profile
    Fluency in English, both written and verbal
    Context/ Specific skills, knowledge and experience

  • Understanding of the relevant laws and statutory requirements.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
    Wide knowledge of the NGO operations and the dynamics of the humanitarian sector

  • A strong administrative service orientation

  • Keen sense of compliance with policy and procedure

  • Good employer-employee contract negotiation skills

  • Personal conflict resolution and problem solving skills

  • Strong organizational and team working skills

  • Good cultural awareness and sensitivity

  • Basic employee counselling skills

  • Highly confidential

  • Good computer application skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint, database and network communications.

    Behavioral competencies

  • Handling insecure environments

  • Managing resources to optimize results

  • Empowering and building trust

  • Managing performance and development

  • Planning and delivering results

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; NRC (Norwegian Refugee Council) Human Resources Officer Jobs in Ethiopia

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