Job Vacancy: Human Resources and Administration Coordinator Job at Norwegian Refugee Council

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Human Resources and Administration Coordinator Job at Norwegian Refugee Council

Job description: The Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization with 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees and internally displaced people. NRC advocates for the rights of displaced populations and offers assistance within the shelter, emergency food security, and water, sanitation and hygiene sectors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Human Resources and Administration Coordinator

Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Duration of contract: 12 months (Renewable).
Grade Level: Grade 7 ?in NRC’s grading structure
Reporting line: Area Support Manager
Travel: 30%

Role and Responsibilities

  • NRC is looking for a Human Resources Coordinator for our area office in Maiduguri – Nigeria. The purpose of the HR Coordinator position is to support the Area office by ensuring high quality and cost effective support to programme/project implementation strategy, ensure compliance within the designated Plan of Action for the HR & Administration strategy. The Human Resources Coordinator reports to the Area Manager.

Generic responsibilities:

  • Implement NRC’s systems and procedures at area level
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies, handbooks, guidelines and donor requirements
  • Prepare and submit reports and analysis
  • Ensure proper filing of all support documents
  • Support line managers in procedures and require support team trainings

Specific responsibilities:

  • Ensure development and implementation of administrative systems and procedures
  • Ensure adherence to NRC policies and the national labor law in all processes and procedures
  • Advice in personnel conflicts/processes when relevant
  • Ensure accuracy of staff salaries and prepare staff payroll every month computing the Taxes and pensions.
  • Ensure that staff records in all offices in the area are up to date and filed appropriately in the HR personnel file archive
  • Coordinate staff recruitment and exits, introductions, trainings, staff benefits schemes etc.
  • Coordinate with relevant partners, suppliers, authorities, lawyers etc.
  • Transparently manage the HRMIS/Agresso HR Database. Input employee details, allocate resource numbers and continuously update to ensure the staff establishment is accurate for payroll and reporting purposes for North region and report it to AM and CO HR on regular basis.

Behavioral competencies:

  • Managing resources and achieving results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • Handling insecure environments
  • Management of teams.


  • A Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Human Resources, Business Administration, Organization Development, Organization Psychology or related field.
  • A minimum of 3 years of progressive leadership experience in Human Resources positions in INGO
  • Able to establish and maintain healthy working relationships with staff in course of work.
  • Medium proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point and Internet Explorer.
  • Able to deliver effective results, meet tight deadlines and targets.
  • Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, or employee relations is an advantage
  • Ability and willingness to travel throughout Nigeria
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills.
  • Experience with start-up, exit or similar experiences.


  • This position is open to Nigeria Nationals only. We invite applications from all qualified and interested candidates.
  • Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline.

Location: Maiduguri, Borno State

Job date: Thu, 11 Jan 2024 03:31:16 GMT

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