Human Resources Assistant at Action Against Hunger

A Safety, Security And Access Head Of Department at Action Contre la Faim France

Action Against Hunger is an international humanitarian organisation committed to ending world hunger. For almost 44 years, across nearly 50 countries, we have been working to fight undernutrition and support communities affected by crisis across the globe.

We carry out innovative, lifesaving programmes in Health, Nutrition, Water, Sanitation and Hygiene, Disaster risk reduction, Mental Health and Care Practices, Food security and Livelihoods, and Social Protection.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources Assistant

Location: Sokoto
Job type: Full Time
Department: Human Resources
Career level: Entry Level
Proposed start date: June 2023
Reporting to: Logistics and Admin Manager

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaise with Logistics to ensure that faulty and damaged equipment are replaced or repaired;
  • Maintain an updated base staff contact list;
  • Manage the stocking of stationery store in coordination with Logistics and place appropriate order to re-stock supplies;
  • Review and compile relevant recruitment documents in close collaboration with the Abuja recruitment team;
  • Create employee personnel files for all new joiners on a monthly basis;
  • Request, compile and update employee personnel files with all relevant new joiners documentation – employee personnel data form, HR policy acknowledgement form, Code of Conduct acknowledge form etc – in liaison with relevant base HR teams;
  • Update all current employee personnel files with newly completed revised HR documents as required;
  • Maintain an electronic and hard copy filing system for personnel files;
  • Create and maintain an organized filing system for all leavers in the mission, ensuring files for all leavers in a month are separated and filed accordingly;
  • Facilitate registration of new joiners on health insurance platform in coordination with Abuja HR team;
  • Track and maintain participants records for training and performance appraisals (PAs, 10 minutes conversation);
  • Provide administrative support for staff welfare programs/activities;
  • Support in seconded staff monthly clearances;
  • Place orders for business cards and ID cards for new staff;
  • Manage the HR monthly GTA validation.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management;
  • 1 year work experience with at least 1 year in a related role;
  • Understanding of national labor law and employment norms and practices;
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment;
  • Computer literate including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook);
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently;
  • Able to maintain confidentiality;
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information;
  • Previous experience working for INGOs an asset, particularly health related INGOs;
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset;
  • Working experience with Homere payroll software.

Starting Basic Salary and Benefit

  • NGN 216,066 / Month (excluding other benefits)
  • Other benefits include but not limited to 100% health care coverage, free and direct access to Cross Knowledge e-learning platform.

Application Closing Date
30th May 2023.

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


  • Our employees enjoy a work culture that promotes diversity and inclusion
  • Action Against Hunger provides Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability or genetics.
  • Women at ACF are entitled to benefits such as maternity leave, compassionate leave for a hospitalized child and creche facilities for babies and toddlers.
  • All candidates MUST ensure they answer all the questions asked for this application. Failure to do so means candidates will not be considered for the process.


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