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HR Assistant at Solidarities International


Solidarities International is a French humanitarian organization which provides aid and assistance to victims of war or natural disaster. For over 40 years the association has focused on meeting three vital needs – water, food and shelter. SI is present in North-East Nigeria since 2016 and is currently operating in 4 bases across Borno State (Maiduguri, Monguno, Ngala, and Dikwa) with outreach capacities across all BAY States through its emergency component. Currently, SI carries out emergency / post – emergency programs in FSL & WASH sector in North-West Nigeria where limited actors are currently present.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:



Job Title: HR Assistant

Location: Maiduguri, Borno
Employment Type: Full-time
Contract Start date: Projected contract duration is 2 Months – No extension

Goal / Purpose

  • The HR Assistant assists and supports the HR Coordinator – Deputy in day to day managing general operational and administrative tasks in particularly recruitment and selection, contract management, payroll management, leave and attendance management, personnel management ; HR reporting etc.

Main Tasks
Human Resources Administration:

  • Participate and support the recruitment process (complete cycle) for national staff, and ensure respect of recruitment process
  • Keep informed of all documents and developments associated with employment law, employment in general, and staff training
  • Ensure that HR policies and procedures are respected and understood at mission level
  • Assist in the administrative and contractual management of personnel recruitment and hiring
  • Organize, schedule and conduct the HR briefing and/or induction sessions
  • Ensure that personnel files are kept up to date and deadlines respected (annual performance, contract amendments)
  • Take the necessary steps with authorities if required (registering personnel, submitting documents…)
  • Consolidate the SI ID card needs and process accordingly

Payroll, Tax and Social Contributions Management:

  • Coordinate monthly salaries calculation and payroll processing for the whole mission in collaboration with bases and HR Coordinator – Deputy
  • Update and check the monthly related HR databases and payroll variables
  • Ensure the payslips signature and archiving
  • Ensure the monthly submission of all social and legal contributions to finance department and pension providers each month


  • Ensure that staff personal files are kept up to date and archived according as per the proper guidelines; for the whole mission
  • Ensure HR documents and files are ready in preparation for Audit
  • Ensure hard and soft archiving, as well as ensuring the security of HR/administrative documents


  • Prepare the monthly HR reporting pack, check and consolidate for the whole mission and send it to HR Coordinator – Deputy
  • Ensure the respect of the HR monthly calendar
  • Report to each head of department on a weekly and monthly basis Human Resources related information about their respective teams.
  • Update monthly the International Staff FU and prepare the HR shuttle for HQ before HR coordinator – Deputy’s validation

Communication / Representation:

  • Work closely with and support the Administrative Managers and assistants
  • Ensure that relevant HR information are published on the information board
  • Report to the HR Coo – Deputy any alerts concerning Solidarités International Staff and support the in the social dialogue
  • Ensure the HR data and information confidentiality


  • Education: B.Sc. Finance, Economics, Business Administration or related degrees
  • Personal qualities: rigorous, organized, able to manage important workload, good learning capacity, good communication, reactive, team spirit, good written and analyses capacities, resistance to stress
  • Open to both Male and Female!
  • Professional experience: 3 years of relevant experience (NGO/Private or Public sector) and 2 years of progressive experience in an INGO.
  • Languages: English compulsory (Hausa – Added Advantage).
  • Good knowledge of archiving & file/record management.
  • IT skills: Basic knowledge in Homere, Excellent knowledge of MS Office software: Excel, Word, Outlook, Power Point.

What We Offer

  • Salary + Transport, Leave & housing allowance + social benefits (medical coverage, 24 days of Annual leaves per year, compassionate leaves, public holidays as announced by government, festive bonus, Life insurance – covering death and permanent disability) etc.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Important Information

  • Please submit your application by clicking the link above
  • Select HR Assistant, fill the form and attach your CV and motivation letter.
  • The CV attached must be named with your first name and surname.
  • Solidarites International reserves the right to select a candidate and finalize the recruitment before the application closing date.


Application Deadline 27th April, 2022.


Note: This position is just a support role for 2 months only.