Human Resource Officer

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation Nigeria (MGIC)

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The Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) Nigeria, an affiliate of the University of Maryland Baltimore, is a Non-Governmental Organization funded by the US Government through the Center for Disease Control (CDC).


  • Six Months with the possibility of renewal subject the availability of funds.

Job Description

  • The Organization is seeking qualified candidates for the position of Human Resource Officer on its recent award on "the Nigeria Indicator and Impact Survey (NAIlS), a Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (PHIA) Survey that was developed to enable countries obtain HIV-specific indicators, including the impact of the expansion of HIV prevention and treatment programs to facilitate effective monitoring of national HIV programs.

Job Summary

  • The Human Resources Officer is responsible for providing efficient and effective human resource administrative support to the operations of the Maryland Global Initiative Corporation of Nigeria NAIIS Project.

Main Responsibilities

  • Keep an updated knowledge of Nigerian tax and labor law.
  • Ensure compliance with MGIC HR internal regulations in all offices.
  • Management of the full cycle of recruitment and selection process.
  • Responsible of On-Boarding and Off Boarding process of staff.
  • Drafting all HR legal documentation (contracts, termination letter, etc.).
  • Analysis and draft of Job Descriptions.
  • Keep updated the HR filing and HR database.
  • Monitoring of completion of Timesheets and Leave forms.
  • Administrative support in performance evaluations and trainings.
  • Focal point for staff insurance coverage.
  • Prepare induction/orientation programmes for all new staff and facilitate the implementation and monitoring of such programmes. Develop learning/training programmes for existing employees to ensure that staff are given appropriate training opportunities that contribute to their professional development

Mandatory Requirements

  • Degree in Business, HR Management or Administration or related studies.
  • At least two (2) two years’ experience in Human Resources with strong background in recruitment process.
  • Excellent written and spoken English.
  • Essential computer literacy (Word, Excel, Power Point, internet).
  • Desirable experience with other NGOs.

Key Personal Competencies:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.
  • High level of confidentiality and integrity.
  • Experience of working under high pressure, in fast-paced environments.
  • Strong service orientation with the ability to proactively approach clients to understand their needs and to find effective solutions.
  • Strong organizational skills ability to handle multiple priorities.

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Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation Nigeria (MGIC)

Job Level

Experienced (Non-Manager)




Human Resources

Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

1 - 3 years