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Human Resource Officer

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.

Human Resource Officer

Position Overview:
Reporting to the Head of Base, the HR Officer will support the HR Department in ensuring 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: 

  • Oversee the base’s recruitment process
  • Ensure proper contract administration for all staff
  • Oversee the processing of employee’s salary and benefits
  • Support in the mission’s capacity building and career development
  • Supervise and manage staff under your responsibility  
  • Provide overall support to the HR Department

Bachelor’s degree in fields related to HR, Administration and Management; masters’ degree a plus

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • 3+ years’ experience working in HR and/or administrative support positions
  • Understanding of national labor law and employment norms and practices
  • 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, Power point, 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

Preferred Skills and Experience:
Previous experience working for INGOs an asset, particularly health related INGOs
Fluency in one or more National/regional languages an asset

Method of Application

Applicants should submit their application by email to

To be considered, applications must include a CV and letter of interest, and indicate the full position title in the email subject line, or on the application envelope.  Applications received without these specifications will not be considered. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted, no phone calls or follow-ups will be entertained.

Qualified women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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