Palladium develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. Palladium is built on the idea that progress will be supported by four key pillars:International DevelopmentStrategy Execution ConsultingImpact InvestmentTraining and EventsWe create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 countries.Palladium is a child-safe organisation, and screens applicants for suitability to work with children. Wealso provide equal employment to all participants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, sexual orientation, veteran or marital status.Project Overview and RoleMaternal, New-born and Child Health Programme (MNCH2)The Palladium Group develops and delivers solutions that create positive impact for communities, businesses, societies and economies. We transform lives and create enduring value by working with governments, corporations and non-profit organisations. We create positive impact through more than 100 current projects with more than 2000 employees operating in over 90 counties.The Maternal, Newborn and Child Health Programme (MNCH2) is a country led programme which aims to reduce maternal and child mortality in Northern Nigeria and it is funded by the Department for International Development (DFID). The MNCH2 programme is being implemented in six states in northern Nigeria: Jigawa, Kaduna, Katsina, Kano, Yobe and Zamfara States.We are looking for a Human Resources Assistant and an Administrative Assistant. These are full time positions to be based in Kano and Yobe states respectively.In return we offer;A friendly and team-based working environmentOpportunity to work with national and international colleaguesVital contribution to improving maternal and newborn services in Northern NigeriaThe opportunity to truly ?make a difference?A competitive salary with benefitsPosition Summary :The Human Resources Assistant is to assist the Human Resources Manager with interviews and hiring actions, ensuring completion of employees? documentation and administration, complete administrative tasks related to all aspects of HR sections on the MNCH2 programme. She/he will be required to assist in preparing job advertisement and general correspondence, arrange, coordinate logistics support for selection and maintain personnel files on the MNCH2 programme. The HR Assistant will serve as the liaison between the field offices and head office for HR related activities. He/she will perform any other duties that may be assigned by the HR Manager .ResponsibilitiesDuties and ResponsibilitiesAssist with staff recruitment by sending invitations and scheduling interviews.Review salary histories of selected candidates and prepare salary analysis for potential hires which will be reviewed and approved by the HR Manager.Passing offers to potential hires and informing the HR Manager of their responses.Informing the HR Manager and team members of joining dates of new hires and coordinating with other departments for necessary arrangements.Conduct exit interviews for exiting staff and preparation of a monthly exit interview report.Researching on changes or updates in the country labor laws and informing the HR Manager of these developments.Maintain personnel records, tracking employment history, confirmation, promotions, transfers, salaries, and training.Issuing of letter of employment and confirmation to newly employed staff.Verification of certificates and follow-up on response from former employer.Ensure that all documents in respect of new employees are received in good time to facilitate prompt confirmation of appointment.Updating the HR online databases.Prepare monthly HR reports.Administering payroll system and maintaining staff related records.With the HR Manager; plan, coordinate and conduct training occasionally, including induction programs for new hires.Processing of staff benefits such as health insurance and life/Accident insurance Plan.Conduct terror checks for new hires.Collect approved leave forms from staff and update the tracking sheet.Draft correspondence for and on behalf of MNCH2 staff.And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.