Human Resource Manager
Level of Effort
Full Time (8.00am to 5.00pm Mondays – Friday) 100%
Akwa Ibom State
Number of Persons Required
This position reports to the Director of Finance & Operations
A member of the Senior Management Team, the overall purpose of the HR
Manager is to contribute to the attainment of ECEWS strategic business and
objectives through effective leadership and management of the HR function
in the Office. The role will lead the overall HR function for ECEWS,
developing HR Services from an operational and strategic perspective. The
incumbent will co-ordinate HR operations ensuring that the HR function is
aligned to ECEWS business and deliver sound and cost effective people
management practices through continuous improvement and prioritization.
The position holder will provide practical, consistent, and proactive support,
direction and advice to the Senior Management Team, People Managers and
all staff on HR policies, systems procedures and best practices.
Task / Responsibility
Staff Development and Performance Management
Carries out periodic organizational, job and individual training and
development needs analysis;
Identifies suitable courses to meet the training and development needs of the
staff and organization and follow-up plans to see them through;
Organizes in-house training and development Programmes in accordance with
needs identified and evaluates outcome of the training undertaken;
Administers career management and succession planning systems to meet
Human resources plan needs;
Establishes and regularly reviews standard and generic job descriptions for all
positions and ensures all posts have up to date job descriptions and employees
holding the posts are given copies of the same;
Ensures that appropriate format for performance appraisal is in place and all
staff have understanding of ECEWS Performance appraisal system;
Monitor implementation of performance appraisal systems;
Advises line managers and the Chief Executive Officer on personnel
Systems and Policies Development and Implementation;
Ensure the ECEWS HR strategies, policies, procedures and guidelines are
implemented and regularly updated based on ECEWS international’s
procedures and ensures compliance with best practices and standard local
Reviews and recommends principles on how to motivate, attract and retain
staff and promote gender diversity;
Plans the human resource, manages recruitment and selection and ensures
safety wellness of ECEWS staff;
Ensures new jobs are graded appropriately
Develops and administer reward management and remuneration systems;
Ensures flawless implementation and utilization for the HR system
Ensures that all staff are kept informed of policies and procedure and of any
Handles employee grievances, disciplinary issues and other administrative
problems according to ECEWS policies and procedures and consult with the
legal advisor on staff legal cases.
Ensures consistent and uniform implementation of the HR policy and
procedures throughout the organization.
Works with Managers and Supervisors to forecast HR need and completes
overall HR staff planning for the CO.
Ensures the recruitment of new staff as required by the HR staff plan
Interviews and selects staff with inputs from others
Ensures on boarding of staff to the organization
Directs and monitors the processing and entry of employee source data and
documentation into the human resources information system and the manual
personnel files, develops and implements policies and systems to ensure the
highest standard of accuracy, timeliness, and efficiency in personnel records
Planning, Budgeting and Reporting
Plans, budgets and carry out training and development programs for effective
utilization of human resources;
Prepares periodic reports on HR management and training activities and
submits to the Director of Finance & Operations and Chief Executive Officer.
Ensures that all staff fill out an exit interview form when they leave service
Ensures that all Personnel Policy requirements are fulfilled when staffs leave
Ensures that clearance form is completed before any staff collects exit pay;
Presents exit interview summary, analysis and recommendations to SMT for
information and further action.
Supervises, leads guides and supports other staff in the HR Unit.
Orients, trains, and coaches staff.
Recommends or initiates personnel actions such as merit increases and other
salary adjustments, promotions, transfers, terminations, and disciplinary
actions including performance improvement plans;
Completes all performance management activities including: performance
planning, monitoring, and annual performance appraisals of staff under the
Leads with line managers on PIP process
Keeps up to date with developments in the HR, including best practice
examples in-country and internationally, and ensure ongoing personal
development and learning;
Ensures the communication of HR policies and procedures within the
organization, partners and other stakeholders.
Performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor.
Degree in Human Resources Management/ Organizational
Behaviour/Business Administration or related field
Certified member of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management or related body
is an advantage
At least 5-7 years relevant experience.
Excellent analytical, interpersonal and computer (Excel and spreadsheet) skills are
Demonstrated success in multicultural environments is required.
Experience and good working knowledge of Donor Fund regulations is an
Experience of HR in the not-for-profit sector is an advantage.
A higher degree or professional qualification in HR is an advantage
Familiarity with Nigerian Labor laws
Verbal and written working proficiency in English.
Typical Physical Demands:
Typical office environment.
Ability to sit and stand for extended periods of time
Technology to be used:
Computer, Microsoft Office 365 (i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and e-mail), HR
software, office telephone, calculator, cell phone and printer/copier and any other
hand held devices.