Médecins du Monde New Opportunity – Apply Now

Posted on :

1 Nov, 2017

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NGO Jobs in Nigeria

Médecins du Monde or Doctors of the World, is an international humanitarian non-profit organization that provides emergency and long-term medical care to vulnerable populations while advocating for equal access to healthcare worldwide.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources Coordinator (M/F)
Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Status: Employee
Contract: Fixed-term contract
Duration: 6 months
Starting date: 1st of January, 2018
Tasks and Responsibilities
As the human resources coordinator you are responsible for the overall human resources management of the projects in order to guarantee rigorous and transparent procedures and to fulfil the objectives of the mission in the respect of MdM guidelines.

Human Resources Management:

  • Update the classification and salary grid and ensures its strict implementation on the bases
  • Develop Contract staffs templates and ensure the strict implementation at field level
  • Develop harmonize HR tools (such as database HR monitoring contracts; leaves; etc.) and supervise the implementation by all field teams
  • Take part in disciplinary procedures and investigations
  • Ensures the application of MDM rules for the national staff (administrative formalities, recruitment process, contracts, constitution of individual files, briefing of new employees, confidentiality of HR information …)
  • Ensure that organisational charts are coherent and are conform to MdM classification grid, ensuring that remuneration systems are fair and consistent with the cost of living for local employees
  • Define and follow-up training plan for the national staff in accordance with MdM guidelines
  • Supervise the administrative and payroll procedures which conform to Nigerian legislation and with MdM guidelines
  • Ensure the accurate implementation of the Conditions of Employment and internal rules

Technical Support & Capacity Building Team management:

  • Supervise the overall recruitment of national staffs in line with the recruitment procedure
  • Train the HR national team on the general HR administration procedures in place
  • Develop and conduct HR management training on specific topics in order to increase the MdM team member capacities and knowledge

Team Management:

  • Supervise the overall recruitment and training of the HR department staffs
  • Provide regular evaluation to the team under his/her responsibility.
  • Propose disciplinary measures when appropriate

Communication Reporting Capitalisation:

  • Liaise with International NGOs HR coordinators in-country
  • Contribute to the Nigeria Monthly Sit-Rep
  • Elaborate HR expat folder requirement, control and monitor its implementation
  • Supervise human resources department meeting

Skills And Experience Needed
Required Profile:

  • Diploma in Human Resources Management or similar education
  • Experience in negotiation and relationships with authorities in a moving and difficult legal context
  • Excellent computer skills in Excel particularly (database management)
  • Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in Human Resources
  • Experience of 1 year minimum in a similar position with an I.NGO is required (with MDM is an asset)
  • Experience in conflict or difficult contexts a distinct asset

Required Personal Skills:

  • Organisational skills, rigor, detail oriented
  • Supervision skills is required
  • Capacity to work and to live in tense conditions
  • Reactivity, anticipation, adaptability, capacity to take initiatives
  • Ability to provide training


  • English: fluent
  • French: added value

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

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