Human Resources & Administration Manager at the Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria

The Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria (CS-SUNN) is a non-governmental, non-profit making coalition, made up of organizations with a shared vision to transform Nigeria into a country where every citizen has food and is nutrition secured. CS-SUNN pursues this lofty goal by engaging and mobilizing Government and Non-state actors to advocate for relevant policy implementation, raise awareness, generate evidence, build capacity and stimulate communities to scale-up nutrition in Nigeria, with special focus on maternal and child nutrition. The organizational capacity of CS-SUNN to become a leading voice on nutrition advocacy in Nigeria led to the SUN Movement Pooled Fund Project.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources & Administration Manager

Location: Abuja
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Build and maintain a robust talent pipeline by identifying, attracting and retaining top talents.
  • Foster an organizational culture and work climate that maintains CS-SUNN’s status as an employer of choice.
  • Initiate and execute targeted capacity building programmes for improved performance of staff at the National secretariat and among member organizations.
  • Facilitate the bi-annual performance appraisal, supporting the supervisors/supervisees with technical support and relevant trainings for optimal outcomes with prompt reports on outputs.
  • Maintain an updated and complete employee records for analysis, projections, plannings, decision-making, interventions and reporting.
  • Excellent compensation and benefits management in collaboration with Finance Unit and in strict compliance to all labour and statutory regulations.
  • Oversee adequate preparations and logistics support for all CS-SUNN’s Statutory and Management meetings as well as provide prompt and comprehensive reports with necessary follow-ups on resolutions and action plans.
  • Provide consultative and technical support to all stakeholders (internal/external) to ensure the proper interpretation, communication and motivation of teams/individuals on the implementation of CS-SUNN strategic goals and objectives as well as donor-specific deliverables.
  • Manage and report on the Assets and inventory of the organization.
  • Lead on the update of existing policies and the development of new policies, practices and protocols as and when required.
  • Develop, implement, monitor and report on HR & Admin budget component across proposals, projects and initiatives.

Position Requirements

  • Minimum of a Bachelor's Degree. Relevant and Applicable Post-Graduate Education (MSc, MBA, M.A, PhD) is desirable.
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in the application of the Nigerian Labour Act and allied guidelines in employee relations and management of contracts.
  • Minimum of 5 years cognate HR experience in the NGO sector, preferably at the HQ level.
  • Minimum of 2 HR certifications/trainings and membership of at least 1 renowned HR Professional Institute (CIPM, CIPD, SHRM, HRCI, CPHR etc.)
  • Excellent oral and communication skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint


  • A smart leader, negotiator and navigator.
  • A disciplined and self-motivated team player with excellent work ethics and positive attitude.
  • A system thinker with Organizational Effectiveness & Development (OED)expertise
  • A professional with high emotional intelligence and a global mindset.
  • A Change, People and Project Manager.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline 23rd February, 2024.