Human Resource / Operations Consultant

Company Details

Society for Family Health {SFH} is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care.  We are employing to fill the job post below:

Employment Title: Human Resource / Operations Consultant

Ref Id: sfh-57036
Area: Abuja, Nigeria
Type: Full-time
Department: Human Resources
Contract Duration: 4 Months (with an option for renewal)

Job Profile

  • The human resource/operations consultant will develop and administer all human resource initiatives and provide operational support to the project.
  • S/He will develop and implement various systems and maintain positive relationships with consortium partners, stakeholders, and internal staff.
  • S/He will prepare and review HR budgets and ensure HR initiatives are cost-effective while implementing HR policies and maintaining internal HR systems.
  • The Consultant will oversee operational activities and ensure operations are carried out in an appropriate cost-effective manner and are cost-effective.

The successful candidate will perform the following functions:

  • Develop human resources model specific to the organisation.
  • Advise management on the administration of human resources and administrative policies and procedures.
  • Ensuring all operations are carried on in an appropriate, cost-effective way
  • Improving operational management systems, processes and best practices
  • Helping the organization’s processes remain legally compliant
  • Maintain knowledge of industry trends and make recommendations to Management Team for improvement of an organisation’s policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters.
  • Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital
  • Oversee and manage a performance management system that drives high performance.
  • Manage the talent acquisition, interview and selection processes and conduct due diligence checks as required
  • Review and update HR and project standard operating procedures and policies to nurture a positive working environment.
  • Compensation and compliance management.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Must possess a Bachelor’s level degree (BSc / BA) in Human Resources Management, Humanities or Social Sciences. Master’s degree in a relevant field will be an added advantage.
  • Must Possess a minimum of 8 years’ hands-on experience spanning core human resource management, operations management and management consulting.
  • Proven working experience as an HR/operations manager or executive with extensive knowledge of HR and labour laws and best practises
  • Knowledge of organizational effectiveness and operations management
  • Good working knowledge and hands-on experience using an HR MIS and databases
  • Must be a member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM).

Required competencies:

  • People-oriented and results-driven with ability to develop a strategy.
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Strong client and external liaison skills (including diplomacy and communication skills) with experience of working in complex environments with governments, donors and external stakeholders.
  • Management, strategic planning and leadership experience, with the ability to multi-task, work under pressure, inspire high-quality work, demonstrate firm but sensitive leadership, provide support and supervision and empower team members.
  • Excellent technical skills in writing, editing, formatting, research, negotiation, and verbal communications.
  • Attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skill, able to manage diverse relationships, be culturally sensitive, and maintain a respectful demeanour in the context of working within the international development sector;
  • Works well under pressure and meets deadlines;
  • High level of integrity and responsibility.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office packages.
Application Closing Date

19th June 2020.

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