Hiring Organization: Idmibok International (360 HSDC)

Location: Makurdi, Benue

Job Description

The HR Assistant will assist with the management and delivery of several HR initiatives under the project in Benue
The HR Assistant provides high level support to the HR Business Lead across a broad range of HR functions and responsibilities.

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

Responsible for coordination of HR benchmarking activities, collation of data, accurate and timely submissions
Keeps the HR Business Lead informed about project status and issues that may impact HR service delivery or project outcomes
Undertake field visitation to supervise and manage ad hoc staff
Manage project risk and escalate issues to the appropriate level when needed
Manage the payroll system for the HR unit, including liaising with Finance unit to ensure timely and accurate remittance
Prepare personnel action records (PARS) for Finance action informing of any payroll additions and/or changes. These personnel actions include new hire, secondments, transfers, leavers and other amendments to salaries and employee data in compliance with policy and payroll requirements
Support the recruitment process with tasks such as preparing shortlists, scheduling of interviews, and conducting reference checks
Provide day-to-day coordination and quality assurance for projects and tasks
Drive internal and external process improvements across multiple teams and functions;
Monitor, coordinate and provide guidance in the resolution of business-related problems with project staff and other subcontractors
Follow-up on timesheet and leave matters
Collect and collate required data/documentation for the health insurance scheme and group life insurance scheme
Other ad hoc duties consistent with the position as requested by the HR Business Lead


B.S / B.A Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, Social Sciences or its recognized equivalent with 1 – 3 years of relevant experience
Familiarity with the Ukum, Logo, Katsina Ala, Guma, Vandeikya, Gwer East and Kwande LGAs in Benue is required
Fluency in English and the local language is required
Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is an advantage
Experience of HR in the international development organization is an advantage
Knowledge of the local communities, cultures and geography of the State
Ability to maintain confidentiality for sensitive Human Resources issues or projects and use judgment to execute duties and responsibilities
Recordkeeping, report preparation, filing methods and records management techniques
Good verbal and written communications skills and ability to draft and deliver timely quality evaluation reports
Objectivity and the ability to apply HR rules and regulations in a fair and consistent manner

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: [email protected] using the “HR Assistant – Benue” as the subject of the email.

Note: Applications are encouraged from all qualified candidates without distinction on grounds of race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation and gender identity.