Graduate Human Resource Assistant at Save the Children

Save the Children is the leading independent organization for children in need, with programs in over 120 countries, including the United States. We aim to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children, and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives by improving their health,
education and economic opportunities. In times of acute crisis, we mobilize rapid assistance to help children recover from the effects of war, conflict and natural disasters. Each year, we and our partners reach millions of children in communities around the world.Graduate Human Resource Assistant at Save the Children

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resource Assistant

Location: Abuja, Nigeria

Role Purpose

  • The purpose of the assignment is to provide professional administrative HR support to Save the Children’s programme team based in Abuja.
  • The HR Assistant will provide administrative support for the effective implementation of the HR function in Abuja. 
  • S/he will liaise with the other departments within the CountryOffice and the Field Offices to ensure agreed action regarding HR is taken, and provide adequate feedback to the team. 
Key Areas of Accountability
  • Responsible for maintaining personnel filing system in both soft and hard for HR/Admin department
  • Follow-up with Country Office and Field HR focal persons on recruitment documents
  • Responsible for maintaining all recruitment documentation in line with SCI guideline
  • Track probation and prepare confirmation letters
  • Responsible for collection of timesheets; file and track as appropriate.
  • Register new Staff for Health and Grouplife Insurance Cover
  • Reconcile backlog of staff NHF deductions and remittance to FMBN since inception
  • Assist the HR Officer with arranging for interviews
Skills & Experience
Administrative & General Skills:
  • Level of Education - First degree in any Social Sciences course or its equivalent
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills, with proven administrative skills
  • Experience of dealing with diary management
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork and communication skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, fluent in English
  • Ability to draft well-written, professionally presented documents
  • IT experience - Proficient in Microsoft Office and database applications
  • Commitment to Save the Children mission, vision and values
  • Sound knowledge of office practices, procedures and administrative systems including filing systems
  • Ability to manage competing priorities effectively in a constantly changing environment, meet deadlines and work calmly under pressure
  • Strong coordination and time management skills
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Note: Due to the urgency to fill this position applications will be assessed as they are received and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline Date
17th May, 2017.

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