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Human Resource / Administration Officer at Education as a Vaccine

Education as a Vaccine is a non-governmental youth-focused organization that works in partnership with children and young people to advance their rights to health and protection from all forms of violence by strengthening their capacities providing direct services, and influencing policies for improved quality of life.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources and Administration Officer

Location: Abuja
Organization Unit: Finance and Administration
Reports to: Team Leader, Finance and Administration

Job Description

  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counselling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analysing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Maintain and update pay schedule by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual staff pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Ensures supervisors’ planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counselling employees and supervisors.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
  • Support yearly capacity audits of all organizational staff and document gaps in professional and technical knowledge and skills.
  • Sources for and advises management of opportunities for staff to develop professional and technical knowledge through educational workshops, reviewing professional publications, establishing personal networks.
  • Supervises team members working under Admin and HR sub-unit and follows up on tasks and work results

Office and Facility Management:

  • Maintains office services by organizing office operations and procedures; controlling correspondence; designing filing systems; reviewing and approving supply requisitions; assigning and monitoring clerical functions.
  • Maintains office efficiency by planning and implementing office systems, layouts, and equipment procurement.
  • Create systems and procedures to protect the health and safety of all employees while on organizational premises.
  • Maintains records of office assets and supplies according to Finance and Admin policies.
  • Maintains office facilities, equipment, assets and supplies.
  • Designs and implements office policies by establishing standards and procedures; measuring results against standards; making necessary adjustments.
  • Convene, coordinate and document quarterly senior management meetings
  • Achieves financial objectives by preparing an annual budget; scheduling expenditures; analysing variances; initiating corrective actions.

Procurement of Goods and Services:

  • Design and execute successful sourcing strategies for supplies, goods and services in line with procurement policy
  • Identify quality suppliers and initiate relationships with these suppliers and contractors.
  • Negotiate with external suppliers and contractors to secure advantageous terms in a transparent manner
  • Prepare purchase orders in consultations with various team members
  • Coordinate bid comparison committee
  • Prepare contracts and agreements in line with organizational policy and government guidelines.
  • Foresee unexpected events through proper analysis and control measures
  • Propose updates and reviews to procurement policy accordingly
  • Control spending and build a culture of long-term savings on procurement

Working Relationships:

  • The AHRO will report directly to the Team Leader, Finance and Admin. S/He will work and support all teams within the organization to deliver on their mandates.
  • S/He will be responsible for supervising Admin/Office Assistants, Receptionist and Drivers. Serve as the secretary of the Senior Management Team.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent) in Business Administration, Management Accounting, Economics, or related academic fields.
  • 2 – 5 years of working experience.
  • Strong analytical skills with a keen sense of discretion and organization management skills.
  • Strong human relations skills, in addition to being proactive
  • Good oral and writing communication skills.
  • Attitude to work as a change agent that believes in a continuous improvement approach.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office suite etc.
  • Fluency in English.

Deadline: 25th August, 2021.

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

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