Human Resources Director at Chemonics International Inc

Chemonics International Inc., a leading international development firm based in Washington. We are currently working on a project (Nigeria State2State), an anticipated five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID).State2State is presently accepting expressions of interest from qualified Nigerian nationals for this upcoming project. Chemonics seeks candidates with experience working on USAID or other international donor funded projects in Northeast and Northwest Nigeria to fill the position below:Job Title: Human Resources DirectorLocation: Abuja, Nigeria Scope of Work:This scope of work (SOW) sets forth the services to be provided by the Human Resources Director to SAII Associates Ltd/Gte, an associate company of Chemonics International Inc. in the implementation of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain – Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) in Nigeria.Supervision: The Human Resources Director will report directly to the Deputy Country Director Operations and Compliance.Working Conditions/Duration: This is a long-term position for the life of the contract based in Abuja, Nigeria.Background:The purpose of the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program–Procurement and Supply Management single award IDIQ contract is to ensure uninterrupted supplies of health commodities to prevent suffering, save lives, and create a brighter future for families around the world.The IDIQ has three task orders that directly support the U.S. President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR), the President’s Malaria Initiative (PMI), and USAID’s family planning and reproductive health program. GHSC-PSM provides health commodity procurement services and systems strengthening technical assistance that address all elements of a comprehensive supply chain. All three task orders are implemented in Nigeria.The Human Resources Director will lead the GHSC-PSM Human Resources Team in Maintaining and enhancing the human resources of the Project by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources policies, program and practices.Principal Duties and Responsibilities:Provide strategic direction to the GHSC-PSM Human Resources teamLead full cycle recruitment process in compliance with established procedures and regulations including but not limited to creation of job descriptions and interview questions, shortlisting and pre-screening candidates as well as reference checks, and negotiating offers of employmentEnsure new hires are provided with adequate training regarding the project and relevant Chemonics policies in order to perform the job to the best of their ability and are assimilated into Chemonics cultureOversee maintenance of timesheet records and ensure all timesheets are submitted on time with the correct approvalDirect management of personnel and recruitment files are maintained according to the requirement, ensure confidentiality and safety of the dataWork closely with assigned supervisor on communication to staff and labor law compliance, and help to ensure a positive and thriving work environment for all staffManage administration of benefits according to appropriate plans and labor laws requirements, bring any requirement changes or suggestions for improvementEnsure project compliance with local labor laws by conducting regular audits, and keeping updated on local labor laws and HR best practicesLead disciplinary process ensuring all actions taken comply with local labor laws and Chemonics policies, and loop in appropriate Home Office department if necessaryManage annual assessment process and ensure procedures are communicated and followedWork with employees and supervisors to prevent and/or resolve employee relations issues in coordination with Global HR and Office of Business Conduct (OBC). Investigate allegations of wrongdoing, i.e: sexual harassment, harassment, fraudEnsure all HR management practices conform to the project’s and Chemonics’ policies, best practices, USAID rules and regulations, and the local labor lawsInterpret and advise staff on Chemonics, USAID, and federal compliance policies and proceduresSupervise and mentor staff (HR Manager and Advisor, etc.)Other duties as assigned

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