Human Resources Assistant (G5)

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

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The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) is the world's largest humanitarian agency, fighting hunger worldwide. We are seeking to fill a number of General Services position based in WFP Nigeria. The position is based in Maiduguri and Damaturu respectively. If you are a Nigerian national, committed, creative professional and are passionate about making a lasting difference for people in need, we would like to hear from you.



Key Responsibilities (not all inclusive, nor exhaustive)

    • Provide assistance on general HR queries and follow up actions, to ensure consistent and high quality HR services are delivered to client.
    • Provide guidance and on-the job training to other staff.
    • Liaise with other internal units/offices on HR related matters , i.e payroll contracts, etc.
    • Extract and compile HR data on staff recruitment and selection, contractual conditions, entitlements, performance and training requirements, to support analysis and reporting needs.
    • Provide administrative support in various HR activities
    • Maintain confidential personnel records, HR databases and archives
    • Draft various HR documentation required for the specific area of ork ensuring accuracy and meeting established deadlines.
    • Use HR management system for entering and updating a variety of HR data including assistance in monitoring various deadlines
    • Support preparation of basic reports.


Qualification, Experience, and Attributes

  • Five or more years progressively responsible support work experience in general administrative work, including at least three years in human resources or other related field.
  • Knowledge of specialised HR administrative work practice and methods
  • Good communication skills and good understanding of HR principles.
  • Ability to conduct basis analyses.
  • Ability to build relationship with a variety of individuals across functions and outside WFP.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision.

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United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Human Resources

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years