Human Resources Associate Job at SFH

Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading public health non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning; HIV and AIDS prevention and treatment; malaria prevention and treatment; primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. SFH works in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Merck for Mothers, Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors. We offer professional opportunities for career advancement, a good working environment and competitive remuneration.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Human Resources Associate
Job Location: Abuja
Duration of Contract: Full time, one (1) year renewable contract

Job Profile

  • The HR Associate supports SFH HR functions and is responsible for managing HR processes including recruiting short term staff, leave administration, induction and staff welfare. The HR Associate will manage the SAP staff records module and manage staff medical records. The HR Associate will ensure adherence to all HR policies and that staff matters are managed according to donor and SFH guidelines and staff are motivated to achieve overall SFH objectives.

The Human Resources Associate will be expected to perform the following roles detailed below:

  • Recruitment (non-permanent staff)
  • Communication (non-permanent staff, NYSC and volunteers)
  • Staff Welfare matters (leave, medical)
  • Hospital Management (retainership admin etc)
  • Conduct pre-confirmation due diligence and certificate verification checks
  • HR processes (ID cards, call cards etc)
  • Staff record management

Required competencies

  • Ability to analyse, interpret and explain the current HR regulatory environment in Nigeria
  • Understanding of HR management basics
  • Critical thinking and reasoning
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Business awareness and commercial focus
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Self- motivated
  • Works well under pressure and meets deadlines
  • High level of integrity and responsibility
  • High proficiency using Microsoft Office packages and good hands experience using an HR MIS


  • Must possess a first degree in Human Resources Management, Industrial Relations, Humanities or Social Sciences with a minimum of 4 years’ relevant HR experience.
  • Master’s degree in a relevant filed will be an added advantage
  • Registration with CIPM or other relevant HR association will be an added
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