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Mercy Corps Nigeria Recruitment for Human Resource Intern

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: HR Intern

Locations: Biu-Borno/Gombe 

Project Description

  • The HR Intern will be responsible for working with his/her direct line manager and other members of the HR department in order to complete all outstanding employee and job filing, manage the departmental calendar, provide backend HR documentation & data collation support as well as internal customer service & external customer support services.
  • Learning Objectives: At the end of the internship period, the intern should have acquired the following skills and knowledge:
  • Learning goals:
    • Develop a working knowledge of HR information databases and searchable resources.
    • Attends seminars and meetings relative to the HR profession.
    • Cultivate interpersonal skills
    • Develop negotiating and public speaking skills
    • Read all assigned literature
  • Work goals:
    • Complete all outstanding filing
    • Proofread HR documents as required.
    • Actively manage the team calendar
    • Provide onsite and offsite event management
    • Provide support in the development of the contract staff policy and support in all categories of contract/consultancy mapping exercise


  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Science
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to multitask and process information into action in a timely manner
  • Ability to use the following Microsoft Productivity tools: Excel and Word
  • Fluency in English Language and any other Nigerian languages

Intern Responsibilities

  • Active calendar management for the HR team
  • Provide event management support during clinics, retreats, training sessions & events
  • Prepare Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents as and when needed
  • Complete and mail out regret letters to unsuccessful candidates
  • Coordinate candidate interviews, physicals, and testing under the direction of the Talent Officer
  • Processing of back end HR documentation including but not limited to payment requests, travel requests, etc
  • Carry out any other duties as required.

Other Information

  • Mercy Corps interns and volunteers represent the agency both during and outside of work hours and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Working Conditions

  • The intern will be expected to work 40 hours a week
  • The intern will be paid a monthly allowance of N60,000
  • The intern will be entitled to health insurance

Deadline:31st August, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s Cover Letter’s in one document, addressing the position requirements to:


  • All applications must include the Position Title in the subject line.
  • Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

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