Deputy HR Coordinator at Medecins Sans Frontieres June, 2022

Job Description

  • Job Title Human Resources HR



Place of Recruitment: Abuja

Type of Contract: 6-month fixed term Contract (Renewable)

Scope of Responsibilities and Accountabilities

  • Support the HR Coordinator through delegated tasks and responsibilities according to the instructions of the HR Coordinator and MSF protocols in order to improve the management of human resources and con-tribute to the professional growth of MSF employees in the mission. Replaces the HR Coordinator in his/her absence.

The HR Coordinator can delegate ad hoc any responsibility to the Deputy HR Coordinator, depending on the dimension of the Mission. Among others, the Deputy HR Coordinator could:

  • Participate in the Human Resource planning, implementation and monitoring in the mission to properly achieve the missionrsquo;s objectives and respond to needs that may arise, particularly:

  • Participate in the definition of job profiles, and the mission set-up in terms of HR needs

  • Participating in the project opening and closing and its timeframe from HR perspective.

  • Provide support to field teams in order to guarantee good performance and management.

  • Provide support to field coordinators, field Administration Managers and other supervisors in all HR related issues, provide technical support ensuring they understand and apply HR management policies and tools.

  • Provide support in the legal, administrative HR management of the mission, for both national and international staff , on issues related to Labour law, contracts, salaries, social security, labor relations, health insurance systems, etc

  • Check together with HRCo the living standards of international, regional, delocalized staff and help monitoring international staffrsquo;s movements (visas, tickets, etc)

  • Participate in the selection and recruitment processes, as well as in the induction programmes and welcome briefings/sessions in order to recruit and prepare the most suitable candidates for the mission

  • Participate in the identification of staff development , training needs / potential to promote the professional growth of people within the organization.

  • Report to the HRCo on the implementation of HR policies in the field as well as of any incidents / problems that may arise and make proposals to improve HR management in the field.

  • Support HRCo in the overall administration of the Mission.

  • Represent MSF in meetings with Authorities and other NGOs for issues related to HR and Administration, at the request of the HRCo.

  • Support HRCo in all reporting tools under his/her responsibility.

Minimum Requirements

  • Essential University Degree or further specialization in HR management.

  • Essential 2 year working experience in related position

  • Essential computer literacy (word, excel and internet)

  • People Management and Development, Commitment to MSF Principles, Behavioural Flexibility, Results and Quality Orientation, Teamwork and Cooperation


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