Human Resource Consultants at Evidence Action

Evidence Action aims to be a world leader in scaling evidence-based and cost-effective programs to reduce the burden of poverty for hundreds of millions of people in the poorest places. Our two flagship at-scale programs, Deworm the World and Dispensers for Safe Water, reached over 200 million people this year. Three of our programs - Deworm the World, No Lean Season, and Dispensers for Safe Water – have been named 'Top' or 'Standout' charities by GiveWell in 2017, with Deworm the World being named a Top Charity for the 5th year in a row.Request for Proposals: Consultancy for Review of Human Resource Practices In Nigeria - EAN/RFQ/082218/038Location: Nigeria Our current flagship programs include:Dispensers for Safe Water is an entrepreneurial program scaling the chlorine dispenser system - a proven innovation that dramatically expands access to water treatment at an extremely low cost. Deworm the World Initiative actively supports the scale-up of school-based deworming programs worldwide to improve children's health, education, and long-term development.As part of our strategic intent, we are expanding our work in Nigeria where currently we have engaged our local staff to implement our program under a consultancy arrangement. With the registration of Evidence Action in Nigeria, we intend to convert the staff from consultants to full time employees, and establish a fully-fledged HR function in the country. We are seeking an experienced consultants (individual or firm) to provide technical guidance on all labour related statutes and social charges, review all HR related documents and guide on best practice on salary, benefits and contract administration.Scope of WorkThe area of jurisdiction for this assignment is Nigeria.The assignment has to be completed with 2 months.Assessment of HR/labour statutory requirements for engaging staff members in Nigeria. The successful applicant will have demonstrable knowledge of Nigerian Labour laws and Human Resources practice to provide guidance and advice on human resources best practices, labour and technical guidance including review of company policy documents, benefits offered to staff, and employment contracts.Expected outputsThe assignment will have the following deliverables:Detailed work plan for the assignment, due within one week of appointment Guidance of Nigeria Labor Statues – written report with summary of applicable laws that need to be incorporated into human resource policies and practices Detailed reports and recommendations on reviewing existing draft HR documents - employment contracts, HR policy manual for Nigeria, and benefits package - and marked up copies of these documents to ensure compliance with prevailing labourlaws. Evidence Action will provide drafts of these documents upon signing the contract.Timeframe A maximum of 60 days is expected. The assignment will tentatively start in September 2018 and end on October 2018.Working relationship and contractual arrangementsThe consultants will be working under the overall supervision of the Africa HR Manager The consultants are under the obligation of confidentiality. Information, data, database, knowledge resources in the forms of briefings, reports, proceedings, articles, essays, etc. issued by are Evidence Action's property and require permission for use and disclosure.

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