Job Vacancy: Human Resources Officer, Administration & Operations Job at Family Health International (FHI 360)

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Job Vacancy: Job title: Human Resources Officer, Administration & Operations Job at Family Health International (FHI 360)

Job description: Family Health International (FHI 360) is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in health, education, nutrition, environment, economic development, civil society, gender, youth, research and technology – creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 70 countries and all U.S. states and territories.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Human Resources Officer, Administration & Operations

Job Requisition ID: 2023201704

Job Location: Abuja

Employment Type: Full-time

Supervisor: Human Resources Manager

Basic Function

  • Under the direction of the Human Resources Manager, she/he will be responsible for managing various administrative and operational functions including implementing and administering the FHI 360’s compensation and benefit systems.
  • This includes salaries and bonuses plus employee benefits, such as pensions, life assurance, and medical insurance packages and leave tracking.
  • S/he will be responsible for the provision of an efficient and effective payroll service ensuring service users are provided with accurate information at all times.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manages the payroll system for the HR unit, including liaising with Finance unit on the monthly processing of payrolls.
  • Prepares personnel action records (PARS) for Finance action informing of any payroll changes.
  • Establishes measures to ensure consistency in various HR practices as it relates to classification, compensation, job descriptions, job profiles including demand analysis and specifications, organizational structure as well as various related issues to above.
  • Processes and monitors all staffing changes including new hires, secondments, transfers, leavers and other amendments to salaries and employee data in compliance with policy and payroll requirements.
  • Executes monthly payroll and coordinates with Finance to ensure timely and accurate remittance for employees every month prior to 25th.
  • Maintains total pay computation spreadsheet, inputs payroll information in a precise and accurate manner.
  • Monitors FHI 360’s salary structure and benefits provision to ensure a balance between control of costs and attracting and retaining staff.
  • Researches and analyses salary rates and benefits offered by other employers in the same sector.
  • Periodically conducts payroll audits in liaison with Finance unit.
  • Completes the final compensation and entitlements for leaving employees.
  • Manage the HR information System–update and maintain employee compensation changes, leave records and ensuring high quality output and data integrity.
  • Undertakes job evaluations to ensure that the differences in pay between those doing different jobs within the organisation are fair and are perceived to be so.
  • Assisting where necessary in the assessment of the starting salary of all newly employed staff.
  • Track and communicate changes on pension and insurance schemes.
  • Maintain a thorough awareness of developments in labor laws and legislations and advise management accordingly.
  • Track and communicate probationary assessment schedules and follow up on outstanding assessments.
  • Support the effective implementation of all employee welfare schemes including the Staff Group Life Assurance Scheme, the Health Insurance scheme. Liaise closely with benefits and pension administrators on behalf of management.
  • Provide regular briefings to HRM on employee welfare, leave balances, etc.
  • Consolidate and follow up with annual leave planning.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and requirements

  • BS / BA Degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 3 – 5 years of relevant experience.
  • Or MS/MA degree in Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent, and 1 – 3 years relevant experience.
  • Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
  • Certified member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of related body is an advantage.
  • Strong ability in using MS Office suite (MS Word, Excel & Power-point).
  • Ability to handle data with confidentiality.

Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • Ability to work with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Report to supervisor on variances and status on regular basis.
  • Work independently with initiative to manage high volume work flow.
  • Perform detail-oriented work with a high level of accuracy.
  • Use a computer to accurately and rapidly enter and retrieve data and information.
  • Working knowledge of in-country employment regulations, e.g. Nigerian labor/employee relations statutes and capacity to apply them to FHI 360 Nigeria.
  • Ability to intervene with all levels of staff, representatives of donors and collaborating agencies, individuals from diverse cultures, and the public with diplomacy and firmness.
  • Strong knowledge in salary structure and development, benefits and compensation, surveys/benchmarking and job evaluation systems.
  • Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills with ability to work as a team member.
  • Interact with diplomacy and tact and follow-up on requests in timely and efficient manner.
  • Must exhibit high levels of professionalism, integrity and ethical values at all times.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive Human Resources issues or projects and use judgment to execute duties and responsibilities.
  • Record keeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques.
  • Objectivity and the ability to apply HR rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner.
  • Ability to plan and prioritize own work under tight deadlines, as well as to work on own initiative and as a member of a team.

Location: Abuja, FCT

Job date: Sat, 28 Oct 2023 22:05:42 GMT

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