Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Human Resource Manager

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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International is recruiting for Full time Human Resource Manager

Job Description

Action Against Hunger is the world’s hunger specialist and leader in a global movement that aims to end life-threatening hunger for good within our lifetimes. For 40 years, the humanitarian and development organization has been on the front lines, treating and preventing hunger across nearly 50 countries. It served more than 21 million people in 2018 alone.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resource Manager

Location: Damaturu, Yobe

Job Type: Full Time

Depart: Human Resources

Level: Manager / Supervisor

Starting date: As soon as possible

Direct Line Manager: Operations Support Coordinator

Objective 1

  • Implementation and enforcement of the HR policy (staff regulations).

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Implement staff regulations and related policies; proposing change when necessary, in order to ensure on-going compliance with national labor laws. Any adjustment of existing HR policies will require prior discussion with the Head of HR and the Field Coordinator at country level, and ratification by the HQ HR Advisor.
  • Ensure that Action Against Hunger risk management policies, core values and charter are applied.
  • Monitor the compliance of AAH staff policies and procedures in addition to the Labor Laws of Nigeria at field level. Advise the Operations Support Coordinator and other managers on appropriate disciplinary action as situations arise.
  • Develop a leave plan for all field staff. Ensure staff are compliant with all national HR regulations including coordination with relevant internal and external stakeholders to ensure the validity of all international staff visas.

Objective 2

  • Implement pay and other benefits policies, support recruitments and contracts management.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Collect and check salaries data from the field before submitting to the Head of HR at country level for approval.
  • Ensure that calculations of end of contracts benefits (FFS and PSB) are correctly done before approval by the Head of HR at country level to avoid potential labor disputes and/or legal cases.
  • Follow up on annual leave planning and execution.
  • Ensure each staff has a valid ID card.
  • Implement the medical benefits policy: collect employee eligible dependent details and legal documents.
  • Organize and ensure follow-up of the recruitment process with all hiring managers, participate in interviews when necessary and ensure that best practices are observed.
  • Update the base-specific contract calendar and ensure that timely renewals and notices are received by all staff.
  • Cross-check together with the other managers the completeness of individual staff files. Carry out personnel files audits periodically.

Objective 3

  • Lead the implementation of AAH performance management system at field level:

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Follow up on job description revision staff.
  • Compile completed appraisals, update the performance appraisal tracking sheet at field level as well as the annual training plan database, and submit them to the Head of HR at country level for analysis and action.
  • Assist in training staff in the use of all HR tools and policies as required.

Objective 4

  • Support to HR staff and other mission HR issues.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Organize regular exchange with the HR team in Abuja to ensure synergy of HR practices.
  • Organize regular meetings for staff at field level to update and inform on HR issues.
  • Assist in any other duty related to HR as required.
  • Capacity Building of HR Team in the state.

Objective 5

  • Reporting and staff management

Tasks & Responsibilities:

  • Compile monthly HR reports and submit a field HR sitrep to the Head of HR and the Operations Support Coordinator by a specific date every month.
  • Prepare monthly and mid-month cash forecasts for HR-related expenses.
  • Responsible for preparing field briefing schedule for new staff arriving in the field.
  • Responsible for collecting monthly timesheets for all staff.
  • Assist the Head of HR to maintain the international staff database at field level.
  • Update guesthouse accommodation roster and inform guesthouse staff of arrivals/departures.
  • Update guesthouse accommodation roster and inform guesthouse staff of arrivals/departures.
Job Requirements
Minimum years of experience


Other Requirements

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of Bachelor's degree in HR Management, or Social Sciences, or related discipline preferred.
  • Post Graduate qualification in Human Resource Management will be an added advantage.
  • At least 4 years of professional experience across all HR disciplines, including employment, benefits, compensation, employee relations, training and development, workers compensation and conflict resolution.

Skills and Experience


  • Must be comfortable explaining complex technical & procedural requirements in straightforward language
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (high proficiency in Excel); comfortable working with computers with minimal IT support.
  • Ability to work in a stressful environment, taking initiative & prioritizing multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Strong organizational skills, detail-oriented.
  • A genuine interest in & commitment to the humanitarian principles of Action Against Hunger.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to work both independently & as a member of a team.
  • Fluent written & spoken English.
  • Proven ability to model core HR values of confidentiality, fairness and discretion.


  • Previous experience working for INGOs an asset, with a big base (100 to 200 staff) handling experience.
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset
  • Understanding of national labor law and employment norms/practices.

Minimum Basic Salary

N424, 310 Per Month.

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About Action Against Hunger | ACF-International
Action Against Hunger | ACF-International  is a global humanitarian organization committed to ending world hunger. The organization helps malnourished children while providing communities with access to safe water and sustainable solutions to hunger. Action Against Hunger was established in 1979 by a group of French doctors, scientists, and writers. Nobel Prize-winning physicist Alfred Kastler served as the organization's first chairman.Recognized as a leader in the fight against malnu...
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Job Summary
August 1, 2020
Offer Type
Full time
Minimum of 4years
Salary Range
N424,310.00 - N424,310.00K
August 6, 2020
Human Resources / Recruitment
NGO / Non-Profit / International Agencies
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