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UNICEF Recruitment for Human Resources Manager 2021

Filed in Job by on June 29, 2021



UNICEF Recruitment for Human Resources Manager 2021: UNICEF is recruiting for Human Resources Manager. The ideal candidate must possess an advanced Degree in relevant disciplines.

UNICEF Recruitment for Human Resources Manager 2021

UNICEF works in 190 countries and territories to protect the rights of every child. UNICEF has spent 70 years working to improve the lives of children and their families.

Defending children’s rights throughout their lives requires a global presence, aiming to produce results and understand their effects.

UNICEF believes all children have a right to survive, thrive and fulfil their potential – to the benefit of a better world.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources Manager, P-4

Job Number: 514313
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Work Type: Fixed Term Staff

Brief country context

  • Nigeria is a populous country with extremely diverse cultural, demographic and development profiles.  The country combines both development and emergency context as there is an ongoing major humanitarian operation in the conflict-prone North East.
  • Economically, the country presents huge potential for leveraging domestic resources (from both public and private sectors) for child-centred development.  Within its capital, Abuja, it hosts the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) and a large number of development partners.
  • The UNICEF Nigeria Office is one of the largest UNICEF Country Offices and has a staffing complement of almost 400 staff. The office is also supported by approximately 130 consultants at any given time.
  • Staff and consultants are located in the national office (Abuja) and nine field offices, some of which are the size of a small country office with 30 – 40 staff members.
  • The Human Resources unit is centralized in Abuja, serving all the staff and consultants as necessary.

Country Typology:

  • Country Income Level: Nigeria is a lower middle-income country.
  • Duty Station: Abuja is a “C” family, and non-emergency duty station.
  • Office Size: (375 established positions, 9 Field Offices plus a country office)
  • Annual Budget: (USD296,200,000)
  • Schooling: international schools available, covering different curriculum (British, American and French)

How can you make a difference?

  • As HR Manager you will work closely with programme and operations managers and your HR Team on all staffing issues in this highly decentralized setting and high-risk environment.

Working under the direct supervision of the Chief of Operations, your key functions and accountabilities would include:

  • Developing HumansResources strategy and work plan
  • Playing a key role in the staff planning process (CPMP/{PBR) ensuring principles of equity, transparency, consultation and feedback to all staff
  • Recruitment of new personnel
  • Management of staff contracts and entitlements
  • Ensuring staff receive any necessary psychosocial support
  • Coordination of nation-wide HR related activities eg. Staff learning; and wellbeing including efficient management/staff relations in the various field offices.
  • Inter-agency engagement with HR managers from other UN agencies
  • To qualify as an advocate for every child you will have…


  • An Advanced University Degree in Human Resource Management, Business Management, International Relations, Psychology or another related field is required.


  • Eight years of professional experience in human resource management in an international organization and/or large corporation is required.

In addition to the above, the following experience would be beneficial:

  • Knowledge/experience of managing the people aspects of change
  • Experience in providing remote HR support to managers and their staff working in field offices
  • Oversight /management/leadership of a centralized HR unit supporting field-based staff and a large number of consultants;
  • Leading Staff learning and development – career coaching conversations, performance management
  • Authoritative technical knowledge of the principles and concepts of human resources management
  • Capacity to adapt policies, approaches and models to meet emerging needs
  • Ability to identify and analyze systemic issues, formulate opinions and make conclusions and recommendations to resolve the same.
  • Excellent knowledge of organizational and HR information technology systems and tools.
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively in a diverse organization tailoring language, tone, style and format to match the audience
  • Ability to empathize with client managers, supervisors and staff while advocating for consistent and equitable applications of promulgated HR regulations and rules
  • Experience and ability to help design and implement targeted and innovative human resources strategies to address clients’ people-related needs.
  • Ability to help design and implement innovative HR programmes within a fast-paced, evolving,  large, decentralized setting.

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Shortlisted Applicant Update

If you’ve been shortlisted, then you’ve got your foot in the door. And it’s time for you to shine at the final stage – the interview.

However, it could be a telephonic, Skype, or face-to-face interview. And this is depending on the employer. When shortlisted:

  1. Endeavour to get information about the company.
  2. Also, ensure you have a clear vision. Try to figure out why you want the specific position. And how you would be a good fit. Also, go through your application.
  3. Additionally, be interactive. It’s an interview, not an interrogation. There is much more to you than your resume.
  4. The practice goes a long way. Thus, take mock interviews with your friends or practice speaking before a mirror.
  5. It’s rare, but sometimes you do get an offer letter directly based on your application. You start planning the celebration, but remember some points before you go into that party mode: Get it in writing.
  6. Also, go over the written offer in detail. And make sure all important details are mentioned and ask questions if you don’t understand anything. Such as work profile, start date, duration, and stipend, etc.
  7. Send a thank-you letter to the employer, once you accept the offer.
  8. Also, follow up with an e-mail confirming your start date and expressing your enthusiasm for your new role.

From the above, it is important you note that we are not partnering with these companies. We are only making this information available so as help you get that your dream job. As such, as you apply, ensure to do more research about the company. GOOD LUCK.

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