Human Resource Officer at Mercy Corps

Job title: Human Resource OfficerLocation: Maiduguri - Borno StateProgram/Department SummaryWith the insurgency affecting North East Nigeria and displacing millions of people, Mercy Corps is expanding its humanitarian programming to support the conflict-affected population in Borno.In response to the ongoing crisis, Mercy Corps is scaling-up food security, non-food items, nutrition, protection, livelihoods, and water sanitation hygiene (WASH) activities in Dikwa, Ngala, and Jere Local Government Areas in Borno State to address emergency needs.General Position SummaryMercy Corps is looking for a Human Resource officer responsible for undertaking the Human Resource function within the human resource department in Maiduguri OfficeEssential Job FunctionsFollow Mercy Corps Policies and Procedures for Human Resources as stipulated in the Mercy Corps field Administration and National Policy manual;Handles the field recruitment process in liaison with the hiring managers.Receives all HR related documentation from head office and ensures to have it filed.Updates all personnel files and ensures safety of all personnel informationEnsures staff fills all medical forms and sends them to the head office, Abuja.Maintain staff personnel files in an MC standardized filing system, making sure all necessary HR paperwork is consistently filed and/or updated as required.Maintain confidentiality of all national staff personnel issues including disciplinary procedures and contracts/pay rises;Assist with the collection of monthly timesheets and ensuring original copies are sent to the head office, Abuja.Ensure that all new hires undergo on-boarding process at the field office for both nationals and expatriates upon the hire.Ensure that staff undertake mandatory trainings like code of conduct and PMD PRO 1 certificationParticipate in any disciplinary meetings and hearings and take minutes.Track all performance reviews/probationary evaluations and notify supervisory staff accordingly;Ensure monthly tracking’s for Medical and staff attendance, hires and terminationsMonthly tracking of Leave attendance, National Field Database, Medical, Performance Management, Training databaseConduct him/herself both professionally and personally in such a manner as to bring credit to mercy corps and not to jeopardize its humanitarian missionEnsure compliance with security procedures and policies as determined by Mercy Corps Country Program.Proactively ensure that team members operate in a secure environment and are aware of policies.Organizational Learning:As part of our commitment to organizational learning and in support of our understanding that learning organizations are more effective, efficient and relevant to the communities they serve, we expect all team members to commit 5% of their time to learning activities that benefit Mercy Corps as well as themselves.Accountability to Beneficiaries:Mercy Corps team members are expected to support all efforts toward accountability, specifically to our beneficiaries and to international standards guiding international relief and development work, while actively engaging beneficiary communities as equal partners in the design, monitoring and evaluation of our field projects. 

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