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Human Resources Specialist (Abuja) at Jhpiego – John Hopkins University

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The Human Resources Specialist will work closely with other members of the Human Resources Team to provide robust HR services in line with Functional strategy and goals. This will include ensuring consistency of our approach to processes and policies, maintaining high quality standards across all of Jhpiego, Nigeria, Talent Acquisition and Management, Personnel Administration, Performance Management, People Analytics etc.. Where applicable, the successful candidate will manage initiatives that enhance Human Resources role as a business partner.


  • Coordinate the inductions for new staff including conducting reviews that lead to process improvement
  • Coordinate documentation for all employees
  • Maintain trackers of all recruitment and new staff information
  • Make input into developments and updates of policies including it’s interpretation and awareness across the organization
  • Support with administration of Learning & Development activities actively contributing to making a Jhpiego a learning organization.
  • Work closely with the Human Resources Director to develop and maintain a robust people analytics dashboard for Jhpiego Nigeria
  • Work with requesting teams to standardize job descriptions for advert placements on all applicable platforms.
  • Coordinate end to end recruitment processing up to and including onboarding of new hires.
  • Maintain proper recruitment documentation in line with Data Protection regulations.
  • Draft contractual documents for all staff both for national long-term employees and short terms consultancy support;
  • Provide oversight support to the state offices to ensure compliance of HR policies in relation to recruitment of short-term consultancies and other contractual processes;
  • Periodically provide on-field support to staff to ensure consistency of all applications of the Human Resources policies as well as other policies across its operating states;
  • Lead in the scheduling of HR meetings and appointments.
  • Ensure that all employees are covered under the appropriate benefits policy.
  • Participate actively in Employee Engagement activities and other HR initiatives.
  • Any other reasonable duties as may be designated to the role from time to time.

Required Qualifications

Qualifications & Experience

  • Degree in HR Management, Business Administration or a related field.
  • HR professional certification will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of Four (4) years’ experience as a Human Resources generalist
  • Experience working in similar INGO organization is desirable
  • Strong talent acquisition and management experience
  • Essential computer literacy (Word, Excel, Power Point, PowerBI).

Key Personal Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills, and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Strong team orientation
  • Strong innovative and problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Experience working under high pressure, in fast-paced environments.
  • Strong service orientation with the ability to proactively approach clients to understand their needs and to find effective solutions.
  • Strong organizational skills ability to handle multiple priorities in an autonomous manner.

SALARY RANGE: NGN600,000 – NGN800,000 Monthly Gross

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