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Entry Level/Graduate Recruitment at Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP)


The Johns Hopkins Center for Communication Programs (CCP) was founded on the belief that social and behavior change communication (SBCC) is key to solving the world’s most pressing health problems. Our mission is to inspire and empower people around the world to make healthy choices for themselves and their families. 

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Admin Assistant

Location: Abuja

Job Description

  • The Admin Assistant will be responsible to assist the Admin manager with day to day tasks related to project administration.

Specifically, the Admin Assistant will:

  • Assist with procurement processes and procedures
  • Assist with coordinating transportation
  • Assist with logistics for international visitors
  • Assist with logistics for conferences, local travel, workshops and other activities
  • Other duties as identified by supervisor.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of a OND, Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum one year’s experience working with SBCC projects in admin related tasks
  • Experience as a receptionist required
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Fluency in English, written and spoken
  • Demonstrated history with writing successful selection memos

Job Title: Senior HR Officer

Location: Abuja

Job Summary

  • The Senior HR Officer will be responsible for all Human Resources tasks in line with USAID rules and regulations as well as Johns Hopkins University rules and regulations.
  • This position will be responsible for working closely with all technical, finance and admin teams as well as serve as a liaison between the Abuja office and Project HQ.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in a relevant field (public health, social science, humanities, other).
  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR or a closely related subject required, Master’s degree preferred
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of HR specific experience on USAID funded projects in Nigeria.
  • Extensive knowledge of Nigerian Labour Law is required which will be tested for all successful candidates.

Language Skills:

  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English. Fluency in at least one other Nigerian language required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
In addition to the overall technical inputs to the project described above, specific duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties will be assigned:

  • Coordinate all hiring details for new staff from drafting the SOW to organizing interviews to submitting the paperwork to Baltimore to liaising with successful candidates
  • Ensure proper onboarding of new project staff including orientation to office processes and procedures, personnel manual and any other questions
  • Track all staff leave and update staff on leave balances
  • Keep all HR files up to date
  • Ensure staff timesheets are collected on time with the proper documentation
  • Other duties as identified by supervisor.

Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • This position may have direct supervisory responsibilities with time

Deadline: 22nd October, 2017.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their cover letter and Curriculum Vitae (CV) as one PDF document to: hiring@hc3nigeria.org 

Application Procedure

To apply for this position, please follow the instructions EXACTLY. Any submissions that do not follow the instructions EXACTLY will be discarded without review:

  • Your cover letter should include the following:
    • Cover letter should list previous all HR experience for USAID funded projects
    • List the areas of geographical experience.
    • Include the specific date when you would be able to begin work.
  • CV and cover letter PDF file name must be your first and last name in CAPS (e.g.: USMAN SEGUN).
  • The subject line of your email should read EXACTLY “Senior HR Officer”
  • Do not include any additional certificates or documentation
  • Finalists will undergo an extensive background check.


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