Human Resources Intern at Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action - helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.  In Nigeria, Mercy Corps has worked since 2012 by focusing its programming on adolescent girls’ empowerment, economic development, conflict mitigation, and humanitarian response.Job Title: Human Resources InternRef no: ABV/OPS/2018/00002Date of Internship: 4th June 2018Duration: 6 monthsReports directly: to the HR Officer, and indirectly to the Senior HR OfficerJob DescriptionThe HR Intern will be responsible for working with his/her direct line manager and other members of the HR department in order to complete all outstanding employee and job filing, manage the departmental calendar, provide backend HR documentation & data collation support as well as internal customer service & external customer support services.ResponsibilitiesReview all job files and ensure that they are all populated by end of assignmentReview all staff files and ensure that they are populated by end of assignmentActive calendar management for the HR teamProvide event management support during clinics, retreats, training sessions & eventsPrepare Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents as and when neededComplete and mail out regret letters to unsuccessful candidatesCoordinate candidate interviews, physicals, and testing under the direction of the Talent OfficerProcessing of back end HR documentation including but not limited to payment requests, travel requests, etcCarry out any other duties as requiredLearning ObjectivesAt the end of the internship period, the intern should have acquired the following skills and knowledge:Learning goalsDevelop a working knowledge of HR information databases and searchable resources.Attends seminars and meetings relative to the HR profession.Cultivate interpersonal skillsDevelop negotiating and public speaking skillsRead all assigned literatureWork goalsComplete all outstanding filingProofread HR documents as required.Actively manage the team calendarProvide onsite and offsite event management 

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