Human Resources Manager at Development Exchange Centre

Human Resources Manager at Development Exchange Centre


Development Exchange Centre (DEC) is a non-government, not-for profit organization with a mandate to support rural and urban women to improve living conditions. This is pursued through the provision of social and microcredit services for socio-economic empowerment.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Reference Code: HRM/202317/01/2
Location: Bauchi

Job Description

  • We are seeking to employ a qualified and experienced person for the position of Human Resources (HR) Manager who will be responsible for the day-to-day HR operations and implementation of DEC stipulated policies and procedures within the organization.
  • The job holder will also provide Organisational Development support to DEC/Partners with the facilitation of recruitment, remuneration, and staff development issues.

Key Responsibilities

  • Prepare and present briefs on staff matters to the ED/Management for management decision-making.
  • Produce and share periodic/quarterly reports on human resources matters with ED, the Management team, the Board, and partners.
  • Support and advice on policy reviews as required.
  • Conduct the induction of newly recruited staff, process staff ID card, issue, policy documents, and pre-employment medical clearance, and support newly recruited staff in processing entitlements e.g., relocation allowance.
  • Process all other insurance policies, including renewals (e.g., Life Insurance for DEC staff
  • Ensure that employee performance evaluations are completed as scheduled and that the mechanism/process to reward and motivate performance excellence is followed
  • Ensure DEC Nigeria personnel policies are in consonance with Nigerian labour law as applicable; this includes payment of appropriate taxes, benefits etc.
  • Ensure that the payment of approved salaries and benefits adheres to DEC salary scales and protocols
  • Propose and recommend staff development plans for professional, technical, and support staff.
  • Coordinate staff exit, and retirements.
  • Ensure an effective and efficient HR system
  • Ensure that all staff has up-to-date relevant job descriptions.
  • Process monthly payroll in conjunction with finance staff and ensure payroll is delivered in a timely manner.
  • Ensure adequate participation of the HR Department in interviews for new staff.
  • Provide support in documenting the Annual Staff Development plans and follow up with staff for post-training reports
  • Provide support to the recruitment processes e.g., invitations, logistic support to candidates, organizing venues for written and oral interviews, etc.
  • Facilitate the provision of working tools for newly recruited staff e.g., workspace, computer, manuals, etc.
  • Conduct periodic field visits and staff surveys.
  • Organized periodic refresher training on policy and procedures.
  • Perform other duties that may be assigned by the management

Other responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring adequate orientation of all new staff
  • Maintain confidentiality of all personnel issues including disciplinary procedures
  • Maintain paper and electronic files of staff with strict confidentiality.
  • Ensure all new staff receives copies of the DEC Staff Policy Handbook and oversees the clearance of terminated and exiting employees, as per DEC policies and procedures.

Qualification and Experience

  • B.Sc. / HND in Human Resources, Public Administration, Social Sciences-related field (essential).
  • A minimum of 5 years of work experience as a Human Resource Manager (essential).
  • At least 2 – 5 years prior experience working for a non-profit organization (NGO or INGO) is a plus
  • Excellent report-writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism, and confidentiality
  • Solid proficiency in Microsoft Office, HR software, and other related software is a plus.
  • Proficient in talent management.
  • Analytical thinker with strong conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send in their Application Letter with detailed CV to: [email protected] quoting the job reference number on signed application and as the subject of the email.

Application Deadline  30th January, 2023.

Note: Women are encouraged to apply and applications will be treated with equal opportunity to all

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