Human Resources & Admin Technical Assistant – Damasak at Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC)


Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) has 60 years of experience in helping to create a safer and more dignified life for refugees, it is a non-governmental, humanitarian organization.

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) is recruiting candidates for a Human Resources & Admin Technical Assistant – Damasak.

JOB TITLE: Human Resources & Admin Technical Assistant – Damasak

JOB LOCATION: Damasak, Borno

Webcruiter ID: 4257396889
Reports to: Field Office Coordinator
Full Time / Part-time: Full-time
Employment Type: Contract


  • NRC is looking for a Human Resources & Admin Technical Assistant for our field office in Damasak in Northern Nigeria.
  • The purpose of the assistant position is to assist in the day to day implementation of the support functions responsibilities in Damasak, Borno State

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper and systematic filing of all personnel files
  • Support recruitment process by collecting applications, long listing, schedules examination, administering tests, and conducting interviews
  • Coordinating appointments and background/reference checks, and communicating benefit information
  • Maintaining a database of field office recruitment
  • induction of new staff, and schedule briefing with relevant departments and assist in email address requests for new staff
  • Preparation of contracts for both casual workers and full time workers
  • Issuance of stock request to relevant department and updating and sharing the stock report on a monthly basis.
  • Ensure that office and guest house supplies are requested for and timely distributed
  • Preparing and circulating the Minutes from the all staff meetings
  • Supervising of the cleaner/cook
  • Any other task assigned by Line Manager


  • Degree in Human Resource, Business Administration, Management Science or any other related Course
  • Experience from working as a Support Function in a humanitarian/recovery context
  • Knowledge about own leadership skills/profile
  • Documented results related to the position’s responsibilities
  • Fluency in English both written and verbal
  • High-level competence in computer skills (Microsoft Office Applications)

Personal Qualities:

  • Handling insecure environment
  • Planning and delivering results
  • Empowering and building trust
  • Communicating with impact and respect
  • A good sense of humour is an asset
  • All employees of the Norwegian Refugee Council should be able to adhere to our Code of Conduct and the four organizational values: Dedicated, innovative, inclusive and accountable.

We Can Offer

  • Commencement: July 2020
  • Duration: 6 months (Renewable)
  • Salary/benefits: According to NRC’s general direction of grade level 4 step 1
  • Duty station: Damasak, with frequent travels. Travel outside the said locations is dependent on changing security conditions, especially for certain roads in the area.
  • An approved health certificate will be requested before the contract start.


Application procedures and CV registration:

  • Please note that you are required to enter the geographical location for all your previous positions while registering your CV.
  • There is no specific field for this information in our CV form, but you can use the “Company name” field for both company and location.

Job Features

Job CategoryHuman Resources / Recruitment
Deadline8th July, 2020.
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