Oxfam Nigeria Job Vacancies – 11 Positions

Oxfam Nigeria invites applications from suitably qualified candidates to fill the vacant positions below:

  1. Human Resource Manager
  2. Emergency Food Security and Vulnerable Livelihoods Coordinator
  3. WASH Coordinator
  4. Logistics Coordinator
  5. Protection Coordinator
  6. Compliance Manager
  7. HR/Admin Assistant
  8. Finance Officer
  9. Information and Communication Technology Officer
  10. Security Officer
  11. Business Support Manager

Oxfam Nigeria Recruitment for Human Resource Manager

Job Title: Human Resource Manager

Job ID: (1442)
Location:  Maiduguri

Purpose of the Position

  • To provide strategic leadership for all aspects of human resources management to ensure that the emergency response programme is provided with high quality HR services, is able to attract and retain talented staff, and operates within a culture that both inspires staff to work to their full potential and is reflective of Oxfam values.
  • To enable Oxfam in NE Nigeria to respond in an appropriate, timely fashion to the overall emergency response needs. To increase the impact of Oxfam’s emergency response through effective assessment, monitoring of the situation and providing appropriate response.

Main Tasks
Strategy and Culture:

  • Provides sound leadership and advice to the senior management on all aspects of HR policy, practice and strategy, including talent management, performance management, recruitment, rewards, workforce planning, health and safety, and workplace relations and culture
  • Supports and develops an environment amongst CMT members of openness, honesty and respect as a baseline to management of organisational climate
  • Leads coordination with other I/NGOs in-country on key HR policy and practice

Performance Management:

  • Audits the alignment of objectives across all functions in the response programme to ensure that they demonstrate clear links to wider organisational objectives, and that they are relevant for performance management purposes
  • Responsible for ensuring staff objectives are agreed with their line managers in a timely manner, either at the beginning of each year or at the beginning of a contract
  • Develops and supports a performance management culture and ensures the compliance of line managers with the Oxfam Performance Management cycle, providing support through the provision of communications, training, materials and reminders, and records performance review results on HRMIS
  • Advises and supports line managers for effective management of underperformance in accordance with Oxfam policies and processes, providing support through any disciplinary process, support in the development of Performance Improvement Plans that are commensurate with the issue and the time required to reasonably expect evidence of improvement , and counsels and mediates in appraisal discussions


  • Leads in developing a resourcing strategy for the response in line with Oxfam recruitment policy.
  • Leads in executing an affective recruitment process for both staff and consultants, either in-house or outsourced, in line with Oxfam policy and best practice
  • Completes relevant background, medical and reference checks in line with Oxfam policy and coordinates with admin team to secure visas and work permits as appropriate
  • Compile required monthly reports of recruitment and turnover KPI’s for relevant audiences
  • Lead recruitment for scale up in the event of a humanitarian response and also leads process to scale down upon transition to development programming
  • Lead in managing and investigating staff relations cases: grievances, appeals, discipline, as well as safeguarding issues and cases, seeking legal advice as required
  • Lead in ensuring compliance with HR internal policies, procedures, and regulations and that these are applied in a fair and equitable manner

Learning and Development:

  • Lead in the design and implementation of a learning and development plan in support of the Oxfam humanitarian programmes, ensuring the adoption of sustainable L&OD frameworks that help to develop the capacity of national staff to perform optimally in their roles
  • Leads in ensuring that L&D is maximized by measuring impact of training programmes and ensuring that learning is shared across the organization
  • Develops and coordinates a comprehensive induction programme for all new staff, and in particular is responsible for delivery of effective HR training for staff in scale up situations

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors/Masters degree in human resources, business administration or related discipline
  • Minimum of 7 years experience in human resources, with at least 3 years in a management role, preferably within an INGOs
  • Demonstrable experience of operating in an HR advisory capacity
  • A thorough knowledge of the theory and practice of HR Management including: employee relations, change management, staff handbooks, resourcing, rewards, performance management, and learning and development
  • Demonstrated experience of strategic leadership and capacity building across HR functions
  • Mature understanding of transformation derived from direct experience in a development and/or humanitarian context
  • High level of influencing skills with proven ability to establish credibility at all levels
  • Demonstrated track record of improving efficiency and effectiveness in areas of responsibility
  • Sound understanding of and commitment to gender mainstreaming
  • Excellent communications skills with fluency in written and spoken English

What We Offer

  • Oxfam Novib is committed to providing you with a competitive, fair, and comprehensive pay and benefits package that is justifiable to our donors. The salary range for this position is set in scale 9 with a salary range between €2962 to €4557, gross based on 36 hours a week.

Application Closing Date
22nd February, 2017.

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

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