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Heartland Alliance International Jobs in Nigeria

(Posted on: August 23, 2017)

HEARTLAND ALLIANCE INTERNATIONAL

Heartland Alliance International – Nigeria, one of the world’s leading anti-poverty and a services based human rights organizations, works in communities in the U.S. and abroad to serve those who are homeless, living in poverty, or seeking safety. It provides a comprehensive array of services in the areas of health, housing, jobs and justice – and leads state and national policy efforts, which target lasting change for individuals and society.

We are currently recruiting to fill the positions below:

Human Resources Officer


Location
: Country Office, Abuja
Job Description/Responsibilities

  • The Human Resources officer will under the supervision of the Human Resources Manager coordinate human resources practices and objectives in the organization that will provide an employee oriented, high performance culture that emphasizes empowerment, quality, productivity and standards, goal attainment, and the recruitment and ongoing development of a superior workforce
  • The position holder will oversee employee relations and issues; provide support regarding compensation and benefits; manage recruitment activities; update and monitor policies and procedures; manage various people- related projects and ensure compliance with employment laws and company policies and procedures.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

  • Degree in Social Sciences, Humanities or Business Administration, HR Management or relevant field
  • 4-5 years post NYSC experience in Human Resources Administration
  • Knowledge of human resource principles, techniques and procedures as well as strategies to assess and resolve human resource issues
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively communicate with a wide range of individuals’
  • Ability to handle confidential information with discretion and make reasoned judgment in a timely fashion.
  • Committing to a course of action without undue delay or prevarication
  • Proven experience of dealing with difficult and sensitive situations in a diplomatic and professional manner.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum requirements listed and should be committed to the promotion of human rights, regardless of age, ethnicity, class or gender.
  • Candidates must be willing to work with diverse population in a supportive and accepting manner.

 

IT Manager


Location
: Country Office, Abuja
Job Description/Responsibilities

  • The incumbent will Identify and plan for future needs; develop and disseminate best practices
  • Manages the establishment and implementation of software development and customization projects, ensuring process is driven by user needs and works closely with the Strategic Information Management function to provide seamless IT service delivery across the organization
  • Plan, develop and implement ICT budgets, work programme and spending plan: obtain competitive prices from suppliers where appropriate, to ensure cost effectiveness
  • Coordinate the organization’s software development activities
  • Allocate and distribute IT resources organization wide with regard to critical resource requirements of various units
  • Provide guidance to the systems, programming, and operation staff in the solution of hardware and software related problems.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Sciences, Computer Engineering or a related field; Experience in managing an Information Technology operation is required
  • 4-6 years cognate work experience, 2 years of which must have been supervising technical staff in a reputable organization/Institution
  • Thorough knowledge of system development methods used for the development of new systems and enhancements to existing information systems
  • Thorough knowledge of advanced concepts and basic operating principles of data communications and information systems hardware and software
  • Ability to gather and analyze facts draws conclusions, define problems, and suggest solutions.
  • Ability to gather and analyze facts draws conclusions, define problems, and suggest solutions.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum requirements listed and should be committed to the promotion of human rights, regardless of age, ethnicity, class or gender.
  • Candidates must be willing to work with diverse population in a supportive and accepting manner.

 

Laboratory Technical Assistant


Location:
 Lagos
Job Description

  • Working closely with the state Laboratory Scientist, incumbent assists with the provision of technical support in the delivery of high quality laboratory services to Heartland Alliance International- Nigeria One Stop Shop.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

  • Diploma in Medical Laboratory Technician
  • Valid practicing license as Medical Laboratory Technician is mandatory
  • 2 years’ experience in a practical setting
  • Knowledge and experience in design, implementation and management of laboratory services in HIV/AIDS program an asset
  • Medium- level computer skills in MS Excel, Access and Office
  • Registration with the Laboratory Science Council of Nigeria an advantage.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum requirements listed and should be committed to the promotion of human rights, regardless of age, ethnicity, class or gender.
  • Candidates must be willing to work with diverse population in a supportive and accepting manner.

 

Driver


Locations
: FCT, Lagos, Benue, Cross Rivers, Rivers, Nasarawa and Akwa Ibom
Job Description

  • Incumbent provides reliable and secure driving services to the project team
  • Ensures proper use of vehicle and ensure day-to-day maintenance of the assigned vehicle
  • Transports program items with due regard to time schedules.
  • Assist passengers to load and unload baggage, parcels, documents, goods or supplies.
  • Logs official trips, daily mileage, fuel consumption, oil changes, greasing, etc.
  • Maintain assigned office vehicle, checks oils, water, battery, brakes, tires, etc., performs minor, repairs and arranges for other repairs and ensures that vehicles are kept clean
  • Takes suitable precautions for the security of vehicle and its contents when left unattended,
  • Ensures that vehicle is properly kept (in the garage or on the secured car park) during non-working hours
  • Ensures that all rules, regulations and local requirements are adhered to
  • Projects a professional company image through interaction, appearance and attitude
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Minimum Qualifications/Requirements

  • WASC/GCE “O” Level Certificate
  • Valid Driver’s license
  • Minimum 3 years’ work experience as a driver; safe driving record; knowledge of driving rules and regulations and skills in minor vehicle repair
  • Experience in driving various makes of cars and transmission type an asset,
  • Ability to read and understand the essential meaning of a wide variety of written material including program guidelines, manuals and instructions;
  • Knowledge of security issues, vehicle safety and control Systems.
  • Ability to prepare internal notes and complete necessary forms;
  • Excellent interpersonal and oral communication skills
  • Remains calm, in control and good humored even under pressure
  • Must satisfactorily pass an alcohol test (if required)
  • Ability to write and communicate in English.
  • Candidates must meet the minimum requirements listed and should be committed to the promotion of human rights, regardless of age, ethnicity, class or gender.
  • Candidates must be willing to work with diverse population in a supportive and accepting manner.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates who are passionate and committed to working with vulnerable and marginalized groups should send a one-page Cover letter, CV (not exceeding 3 pages) with 3 professional references (name, company, email and phone number) to: Ng-Recruitment@heartlandalliance.org

Note

  • The subject of the email should be the applicants Full Name, Position Title and Location applied for e.g. Rose Gold, Human Resources Officer, Abuja
  • Heartland Alliance International does not provide relocation allowance.
  • Applications that do not meet the above specification will be rejected.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Application Deadline   31st August, 2017.

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