Human Resources Officer at Save the Children Nigeria

Save the Children is the world's leading independent organisation for children. We work in 120 countries. We save children's lives; we fight for their rights; we help them fulfill their potential. We work together, with our partners, to inspire breakthroughs in the way the world treats children and to achieve immediate and lasting change in their lives.We are recruiting to fill the position below:Job Title: Human Resources Officer (National position) Ref Id: 190000Y1Location: MaiduguriRole PurposeTo provide professional support and assistance for the development and management of Human Resources functions within the Humanitarian team, for the development and maintenance of policies & procedures, for staff welfare and the promotion of the Child Safeguarding Policy.Scope of RoleReports to: HR & Admin ManagerStaff directly reporting to this post: HR AssistantBudget responsibility: NoneKey Areas of AccountabilityAdministration:Maintain Updated Personnel files for all staff as well as the staff databaseTo provide Admin support to Line Manager to arrange training opportunities for staffEnsure that all changes to SC payroll is prepared/updated punctually and that these changes are checked and signed off by HRAM before being sending to the Country Office for signingProvide admin support to Line Manager to arrange training opportunities for staffHuman Resource Management:Assist HR & Admin Manager in the development of annual needs for development / training through the formal performance review processMaintain and update all database/tracker for Staff, Consultants, Volunteers, recruitments, learning and development, applicantsParticipation in the organisation of trainings and maintaining a list of trainings conducted.Support in researching training opportunities as prioritised by the Humanitarian Management Team or as requested by Supervisor.Manage exit process of staffPrepare terminal benefit of exiting staff and share with Line Manager for approvalPreparation of monthly department reportRecruitment:Under the supervision of the HRAM, lead in the recruitment of all national positions.Liaise with Hiring Manager on recruitmentEnsure recruitment is done in line with SCI guidelines and key policy like child safeguarding is uphold during recruitmentCoordinate and assist in interviewing/recruitment processes:Long/Short-listing of candidatesAssist as part of a panel in interviewing candidatesEnsure reference checks, criminal record check and all vetting are done in line with SCI guideline for candidateEnsure recruitment documents are obtained and arranged in line with SCI guideline for new recruitmentPrepare contracts and offer lettersRespond to enquiry of candidates on recruitmentInform Hiring Managers of new staff coming on boardDevelop standard induction pack in line with SCI guideline for new staffCreate and share with Hiring Managers induction schedule for new staffStaff Health and Welfare:Under the supervision of Line Manager, lead the staff welfare programmesLiaise with the CO to register staff with Health Management Organisations (HMO)Maintain records of all incident reportsProvide relevant information necessary for the management of the combined accident and employee compensation and group life insurance cover for staffOther - Other ad hoc tasks as requested by Line Manager.Skills and Behaviours  (our Values in Practice)Accountability:Holds self-accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children valuesHolds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achievedAmbition:Sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves (and their team), takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages others to do the sameWidely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates othersFuture orientated, thinks strategicallyCollaboration:Builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, members and external partners and supportersValues diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strengthApproachable, good listener, easy to talk toCreativity:Develops and encourages new and innovative solutionsWilling to take disciplined risksIntegrity:Honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity

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