Base - HR Assistant

Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International works to save lives by combating hunger and diseases that threaten the lives of vulnerable communities, through nutrition, food security, water and sanitation, health and advocacy.


Position Overview: 

  • Reporting to the Base Human Resources Officer, the HR Assistant will support the HR Department to ensure that;
  • National staff are recruited, developed and managed in a strategic, proactive manner to ensure the mission’s human resource requirements for programs and support positions
  • National staff benefits, data and information administration are carried out effectively, in close coordination with supervisors/managers and administrators at all bases, to ensure smooth delivery of internal services to employees
  • The management team is supported with all administrative tasks related to both national and international staff

Specific Objectives:  

  • Provide support to the Base HR Officer in various aspects of the recruitment process
  • Maintain timely and accurate information for all employee
  • Provide administrative support to ensure the timely processing of all international staff’s visas and permits
  • Support the HR team in various aspects of the training and development of staff
  • Provide overall support to the HR Department



  • Bachelor’s degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management preferred; post-secondary diploma plus relevant experience also acceptable
  • Essential Skills and Experience: 
  • Experience working in HR and/or administrative support positions, 1+ years
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Approachable, diplomatic, able to work effectively in diverse, cross-cultural teams in a complex, multi-site work environment
  • Computer literacy including all Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook)
  • Excellent attention to detail, highly organized, rigorous, self-motivated, strong sense of responsibility, ability to work independently
  • Able to maintain confidentiality 
  • Capacity for analysis, synthesis and reporting of large amounts of information
  • Previous experience working for INGOs an asset, particularly health related INGOs
  • Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset (Hausa / Kanuri)
  • Understanding of national labor law and employment norms/practices.


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Action Against Hunger | ACF-International

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)




Banking / Finance / Insurance and Human Resources

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years