Human Resources Officer at the Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC)

The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Baltimore, is a Non-Governmental Organization funded by the U.S Government through the Center for Disease Control (CDC). Our purpose is to provide the administrative infrastructure for sizable and sustained operations outside of the U.S.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources Officer

Location: Abuja

Position Description

  • The HR Officer will report directly to the HR manager to support administrative and communication activities of the HR Unit
  • The HR Officer is expected to be a conceptual thinker with superb organizational and time management skills
  • S/he must be reliable and should accurately follow instructions with the ability to multitask and acclimatize in a fast-paced environment

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests.
  • Maintain digital and electronic records of employees.
  • Serve as point of contact with benefit vendors and administrators.
  • Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, performing reference checks and issuing employment contracts.
  • Maintain calendars of HR management team.
  • Oversee the completion of compensation and benefit documentation.
  • Assist with performance management procedures.
  • Schedule meetings, interviews, HR events and maintain agendas.
  • Coordinate training sessions and seminars.
  • Perform orientations and update records of new staff.
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activity.
  • Process payroll and resolve any payroll errors.
  • Complete termination paperwork and exit interviews.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practice
  • Other duties as may be assigned.

Qualifications
Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related field.
  • 2 years of experience as an HR Officer
  • Exposure to Labor Law and employment equity regulations.

Language:

  • High level of proficiency in English (speaking, reading, and writing)

Experience, Knowledge, and Skills
Experience:

  • Years of applicable / technical job experience
  • Years of general experience with required degree type, years of general job experience with preferred degree type

Skills and Abilities:

  • Effective HR administration and people management skills.
  • Exposure to payroll practices.
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  • Highly computer literate with capability in email, MS Office and related business and communication tools.
  • Fantastic organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Ability to accurately follow instructions.

Application Closing Date
20th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Application Instruction

  • Qualified and interested applicants should submit a single Microsoft Word-formatted or PDF document consisting of a cover letter, CV, citizenship information, and salary expectations.
  • Please identify the location and position for which you are applying in the subject line.
  • Please note that MGIC will not sponsor work permits for this position. Applicants must be eligible to work in the location designated in the job posting.
  • Only applicants meeting minimum qualifications will be considered or contacted.
  • Applications will be considered as received.
  • No phone calls, please.

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Job CategoryHuman Resources (HR) Officer / Administrative Staff

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