Human Resource Officer Job at the Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF)

The Health Strategy and Delivery Foundation (HSDF) is a not-for-profit foundation incorporated in 2013 with a mission to improve the quality of decision-making and execution in the health sector through a focus on results at scale, providing analytical support, driving innovation, and substantive engagement with key stakeholders. HSDF is a platform for the implementation of effective ideas and innovative solutions and strives to address complex health systems and developmental challenges through a focus on evidence, rigor, and continuous improvement whether in line with or diverging from the status quo.

HSDF works with the Federal and State Governments to improve the effectiveness of health service delivery to strengthen the performance of health systems and ensure a focus on results and outcomes.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Human Resource Officer

Job Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Contract

Job Purpose

  • This position, reporting to the Head, Human Resources would be responsible for providing operational support to the HR team in the following (but not limited to) functional areas; Learning and Development, Records Management, Employee Engagement and Experience, Performance Management, and Onboarding program to drive operational efficiency and effectiveness.

General Responsibilities

  • Supports in developing and executing human resource strategies covering selection, placement, learning, career and performance management, rewards, benefits, incentives and employee relations.
  • Ensures the availability of up-to-date HR information to enhance employee performance and guide working practices.
  • Contributes to and supports effective communication and change management exercises organization wide.

HR Responsibilities

  • Support recruitment for vacant roles (as assigned): Review applications, schedule interviews, prepare reports, and send out feedback emails.
  • Prepare database for pipeline candidates who have completed recruitment process.
  • Provide support in the preparation and distribution of performance feedback letters.
  • Prepares periodic HR reports and ensures up-to-date documentation of all HR files and reports.
  • Manages vendors and all contractors with utmost professionalism and integrity.
  • Schedules HR expenditures, analyzes variances and initiates corrective actions.
  • Support in the content creation for the LMS, scheduling trainings, conducting pre-post learning assessments and feedback and tracking employee trainings.
  • Manage employee onboarding end-to-end.
  • Builds and maintains relationships with vendors and other service providers.
  • Ensures timely administration and documentation of employee benefits.
  • Takes up projects and other tasks as assigned by Supervisor.

Qualification and Experience
To perform this job successfully, he/she must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and must be a graduate of Human Resources Management or related field. He/she must be familiar with HR operational activities. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required:

Technical Competencies:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management or related field.
  • Minimum of two years of cognate relevant experience.

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Ethical, high integrity.
  • Good communication and listening skills.
  • Professional, responsible, and accountable.
  • Team player, supportive, encouraging development of HSDF’s work and staff.
  • Open to ideas and change.
  • Ability to establish rapport with a wide range of professionals.


  • Applications submitted after the deadline will not be considered.
  • This position is being filled urgently and potential candidate MUST be available to start immediately or within a short notice.