Human Resources and Compliance Director

April 22, 2022

Job Description

Chemonics International

Chemonics International is one of the world’s leading partners in international development because where Chemonics works, development works. From our founding in 1975, we have worked in more than 150 countries to help our clients, partners and beneficiaries take on the world’s toughest challenges. Today, we re-imagine global supply chains to deliver essential medicines to the right place at the right time. Our global network of more than 4,000 specialists shares an unwavering resolve to work better, driven by a conviction that the world must be better.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Human Resources and Compliance Director
Location: Abuja
Job Summary

We seek a Human Resources and Compliance Director for the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program- Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project in Nigeria.
The Human Resources and Compliance Director will be responsible for overseeing the GHSC-PSM Human Resources Management and Operations strategy.
He/She will ensure, maintain and implement a thorough understanding of the project objectives, program and practices as well as ensure compliance with related policies and regulations.
This individual will oversee high-level HR, office logistics and administrative duties, consult with top management on strategic planning, analyze and improve organizational processes and work to improve quality, productivity and efficiency incorporating the values of both USAID and Chemonics.
We are seeking individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.


Lead full-cycle recruitment process in compliance with established procedures and regulations including but not limited to the creation of job descriptions and interview questions, shortlisting and pre-screening candidates as well as reference checks, and negotiating offers of employment
Ensure new hires are provided with adequate training regarding the project, relevant Chemonics policies and are assimilated into Chemonics culture
Oversee maintenance of timesheet records and ensure all timesheets are submitted on time with the correct approval
Ensure proper management of personnel and recruitment files according to the requirements and ensure confidentiality and safety of the data
Interpret and advise staff on Chemonics, USAID, and federal compliance policies and procedures and help to ensure a positive and thriving work environment for all staff
Manage administration of benefits according to appropriate plans and labour laws requirements, bring any required changes or suggestions for improvement to supervisor’s notice
Lead disciplinary process ensuring all actions taken comply with local labour laws and Chemonics policies and loop in appropriate Home Office department if necessary
Work with employees and supervisors to prevent and/or resolve employee relations issues in coordination with Global HR and the Office of Business Conduct (OBC). Investigate allegations of wrongdoing, i.e.: sexual harassment, harassment, fraud
Ensure all HR management practices conform to the projects and Chemonics’ policies, best practices, USAID rules and regulations, and the local labour laws


Master's Degree in Human Resources, Personnel, Project Administration, Project Management or a related field.
Minimum of 10 years of experience leading HR and Administrative teams and at least 3-5 years of managing teams in operational areas for medium to large development projects and/or organizations
Experience working for an American NGO or company or USAID implementer in Nigeria highly preferred
Knowledgeable of Nigerian labour laws, personnel benefits and taxes required; ability to interpret local labour laws, previous experience interacting with labour counsel preferred
Ability to exercise confidentiality and high levels of professionalism
Strong communication, motivational skills
Exceptional organizational and leadership skills
Demonstrated versatility, and integrity
Fluency in English is required.

Application Closing Date
13th May, 2022.
How to Apply
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