Recruitment and Training Officer Job at Cedarcrest Hospitals

Cedarcrest Hospitals is a Private Multispecialty Hospital group with headquarters in Gudu Abuja. The hospital was established in 2008 with a vision to provide patient centric proactive and reactive healthcare with excellence in terms of quality, service and access in all major cities of Nigeria and Beyond.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Position: Recruitment and Training Officer
Job Location: Abuja (FCT)
Employment Type: Full-time


  • As a Recruitment and Training Officer, you will be responsible for coordinating the end-to-end recruitment and training processes within Cedarcrest Hospitals Ltd.
  • You will collaborate with hiring managers to identify staffing needs, source and attract qualified candidates, and oversee the training and development programs for new and existing employees.
  • This role requires exceptional interpersonal skills, a strong understanding of recruitment strategies, and the ability to create and deliver effective training programs.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with hiring managers to understand staffing needs and develop comprehensive job descriptions.
  • Source potential candidates through various channels, including online job boards, social media, professional networks, and direct sourcing.
  • Conduct reference checks and background screenings for selected candidates.
  • Extend job offers and negotiate terms of employment.
  • Review resumes, conduct initial screenings, and interview candidates to assess their qualifications and fit for the organization.
  • Coordinate and schedule interviews with hiring managers and facilitate the selection process.
  • Maintain and update recruitment databases and candidate records.

Training and Development:

  • Identify training and development needs through assessments, performance reviews, and discussions with managers and employees.
  • Design and develop training programs, including orientation programs for new hires and ongoing professional development initiatives.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and make improvements as necessary.
  • Monitor employee performance and provide coaching or additional training when needed.
  • Collaborate with subject matter experts to create and update training materials, presentations, and online resources.
  • Deliver training sessions using a variety of methods, including in-person workshops, virtual sessions, and e-learning platforms.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends and best practices in recruitment and training.


  • Coordinate the onboarding process for new hires, ensuring a smooth transition into the organization.
  • Conduct orientation sessions to familiarize new employees with company policies, procedures, and culture.
  • Facilitate introductions and networking opportunities for new employees.
  • Provide support and guidance to new employees throughout the onboarding period.

Compliance and Documentation:

  • Ensure compliance with relevant employment laws, regulations, and company policies.
  • Maintain accurate and up-to-date documentation related to recruitment, training, and employee development.
  • Generate regular reports on recruitment and training activities, including key metrics and insights.
  • Handle confidential information with integrity and professionalism.

Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a Recruitment Specialist, Talent Acquisition Specialist, or similar role.
  • Strong interviewing and assessment skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to build effective relationships with hiring managers, candidates, and employees.
  • In-depth knowledge of recruitment strategies and best practices.
  • Familiarity with applicant tracking systems (ATS) and other HR software.
  • Experience in designing and delivering training programs.
  • Knowledge of instructional design principles and adult learning methodologies.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Attention to detail and a commitment to accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • HR certification (e.g., PHR, SHRM-CP) is a plus.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resume to: using the Job Position as the subject of the mail.