Jobs In A Reputable Member Of Seeds Entrepreneurs Association Of Nigeria For Human Resource And Admin Managers

ACE Human Resource Consulting – Our client is a reputable member of Seeds Entrepreneurs Association of Nigeria (SEEDAN) and Ad hoc Committee member of the seed industry in Nigeria. Our Client’s services are dynamic and include partnering with domestic Agricultural Research Institutes to multiply, process and distribute top quality seeds of improved varieties of field crops, bridge the gap between research and commercialization of value adding agricultural technologies, and between research and commercialization of value-adding agricultural technologies to increase farmers’ yields, nutrition and livelihood.

To heighten the implementation of its mission, our client is seeking to employ a competent candidate for the position below:

Job Title:
 Human Resource and Admin Manager 

Location: Zaria, Kaduna
Start Date: As soon as the successful candidate can resume

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide Human Resources Leadership and Management across the company
  • Lead the identification and development of improved recruitment and retention approaches
  • Oversee staff development
  • Develop Staff Wellbeing (because of the dynamic nature of our work)
  • Oversee the administration of the company’s main office and liaise with program-based Admin Staff

Administrative Tasks:

  • Manage incoming and outgoing telephone calls and emails for the company
  • Manage office expenses and petty cash of the office under the approval of the management
  • Manage office equipment and infrastructure to ensure proper upkeep and a well-running office
  • Oversee the overall running of the reception operation
  • Make logistic arrangements including flights reservations, hotel and vehicle arrangement for staffs, visitors/partners, donors, consultants, volunteers and interns
  • Implement procurement of stationery for staff and meetings/workshops and assets of the office
  • Prepare and administer correspondence, memos, reports, presentations, and emails to partners and counterparts, donors or other related offices or agencies in relation to the office operations
  • Carry out other duties such as translation works and take minutes of office meetings as requested by the supervisor
  • Upkeep the filling system and manage filing of office documents in hard and electronic copies.

Human Resource Tasks

  • Recommend and execute annual staff development plan for the company’s team
  • Develop, advice and implement company policies, procedures, rules, regulations for employees in compliance with statutory requirements and labour law.
  • Review and update all human resources policies to meet the organization’s needs
  • Plan and facilitate HR activities amongst the team including contracts, recruitment, employee relations.
  • Liaise with hiring mangers to develop job descriptions for current/new positions
  • Upkeep the company’s organizational chart and current staff contact list
  • Assist the progress of job planning and performance management
  • Provide coaching and training to direct staffs on HR & Admin functions
  • Establish and maintain relations with government, labor union and other related personnel and stakeholders
  • Monitor, record and process employee time sheets and leave requests
  • Provide support to the management on procedures and documentation regarding managing of personnel or staffing issues
  • Conduct coaching and instruction sessions for staff members regarding admin and HR procedures
  • Other related assignments as shall be assigned by the management.

Minimum Recruitment Standards

  • Bachelors Degree in Business Development or other relevant degree (required) or Bachelors Degree in HR Management (preferred)


  • Good communicator, able to read, write, speak and understand English – really well; & have written and spoken fluency in Khmer
  • Proven leadership, motivational and mentoring skills
  • Able to negotiate and think laterally
  • Knows and applies solid evidence-based approaches to staff recruitment and retention, in a way that is flexible and appropriate to the level of the job
  • Ability to coordinate and network effectively
  • Knowledge of Nigeria Labour Law, Tax Law, and other regulations
  • Excellent computer skills, especially in word processing and spreadsheets,
  • Proven attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Hausa language is essential


  • At least 3 years experience at Senior Management level as manager of a HR team/department
  • At least 5 years corporate experience in the Human Resources Department/Team

Personal Attributes:

  • Strong time management skills, ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritise tasks.
  • Makes sound decisions and judgments
  • Patient, sensitive, resilient, flexible, and demonstrates humility
  • Shows initiative and is innovative
  • Role-models integrity, transparency and honesty, and must be able to maintain confidentiality
  • Must have a sense of humour
  • Ability to be flexible to changing deadlines and work priorities
  • Deep commitment to Hagar’s mission & core values

Salary is competitive, based on experience and negotiable.

Deadline: 12th May, 2017.

How to Apply

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