Human Resources and Admin Coordinator At International Medical Corps

Company Background:


International Medical Corps is a global, humanitarian, nonprofit organization dedicated to saving lives and relieving suffering through health care training and relief and development programs. Established in 1984 by volunteer doctors and Nurses, International Medical Corps is a private, voluntary, nonpolitical, nonsectarian organization. Its mission is to improve the quality of life through health interventions and related activities that build local capacity in underserved communities worldwide. By offering training and health care to local populations and medical assistance to people at highest risk, and with the flexibility to respond rapidly to emergency situations, International Medical Corps rehabilitates devastated health care systems and helps bring them back to self-reliance.

International Medical Corps is therefore looking for a suitable candidate to fill the position of

Human Resources and Admin Coordinator.

Position: Nigerian nationals only

International Medical Corps provides emergency relief to those struck by disaster no matter where they are, no matter what the conditions, working with them to recover, rebuild and gain the skills and tools required for self-reliance. To learn more about our mission visit:**

Job Summary

The HR Coordinator is responsible for providing strategic HR advisory services to the Country Program. Operationally, The HR Coordinator guarantees the implementation of International Medical Corps Human Resources policies and procedures in compliance with donor and legal requirements.

Main Responsibility

HR management and administration:

· Ensure the application of approved HR procedures and rules that cover both work performance and behaviors.

· Act as the guardian of the good governance of all the processes relating to the employment-experience from pre-hire to post-separation.

· Act as an expertise center for staff and managers for all matters HR and promote an HR department as a partner and a solution(s) provider.

· Promote learning and development and have an appreciation for the principles of andragogy.

· Act as credible, reliable, and impartial mediator in preserving a healthy and productive work environment, in conflict resolution, disciplinary processes.

· Update, vet, and roll out HR tools and documents and ensure compliance with national legislation, humanitarian principles, donor requirements, and IMC HR global policies and guidance.

· Ensure the administrative monitoring of disputes and represent IMC before administrative authorities and, if necessary, legal authorities

· Take part in abuse and risk prevention

Strategic HR function:**

· Assert HR contribution and presence in formulating the Country Program strategy.

· Formulate a vision and a strategy for the HR function

Actively contribute to proposal writing and HR budgeting, and organizational design.

Keep an active regulatory watch and plan ahead for HR related risks. (reputational, legal, financial …)**

Team management and capacity Building:

· Coordinate, plan and supervise the activities of the HR team.

· Use IMC learning resources and propose new and financially responsible learning solutions

· Assess capacity, plan upskilling actions, and monitor improvements.

Staff corps cohesion and inclusion:

· Study the social, cultural and ethnic specificities and the values and customs of the country of operation

· Promote team activities, peaceful conflict resolution and wellbeing initiatives.

· Champion employee assistance programs and promote mental and physical health and resilience activities.

· Be an active participant in security assessment and vigorously support the security function to communicate effectively.

· Embody the duty of care and exhibit a moral and/or legal obligation to ensure the safety or well-being of others.

Communication and outreach:

· Be the first point of contact for the regional platforms and HQ for HR matters

· Ensure due HR reporting is consistent and reliable

· Own the mandatory training initiatives

· Ensure proper archiving and HR information safeguarding as per prescribed processes

· Participate in wider HR working groups and donor meetings.

Ethical Conduct for IMC Staff

International Medical Corps maintains a code of standards of conduct that shall govern the performances of its employees engaged in the award and administration of contracts. No employee, officer, or agent shall participate in the selection, award, or administration of a contract supported/by donor funds if a real or apparent conflict of interest would be involved. Such a conflict would arise when the employee, officer, or agent, any member of his or her immediate family, his or her partner, or an organization which employs or is about to employ any of the parties indicated above, has a financial or other interest in the firm selected for an award. IMC officers, employees, or agents shall neither solicit nor accept gratuities, favors, or anything of monetary value from contractors, or parties to sub-agreements. These standards shall provide for disciplinary actions to be applied for violations of such standards by IMC officers, employees, or agents.


Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Management, Psychology, Sociology or Law. (Master’s Degree an added advantage)

Professional Certifications (CIPM, NIM, etc. an advantage)


8 years of progressive HR professional experience with a minimum of 3 years as a head of HR department or equivalent experience.


Demonstrated success as an HR generalist supporting employee groups of 200+ employees in multiple locations

Broad knowledge, experience, and interest in employment law, compensation, learning, employee relations, and training and development

Strong collaborator with effective interpersonal and analytical, financial and HRIS skills

Must be comfortable in being a proactive member of the senior management team.

Must be able to function effectively in a complex work environment and deal effectively with competing priorities and pressure

Ability to carry out responsibilities independently with minimal technical support.

Capable of managing conflict and conflicting views.

Excellent written and verbal communication skills required.

A high level of confidentiality

Fluency in English

Local language: added advantage

Commitment to the IMC’s mission, purpose and values.**

Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse.

  • Actively promote PSEA (Prevention of Sexual Exploitation and Abuse) standards within International Medical Corps and amongst beneficiaries served by International Medical Corps.

Compliance & Ethics:

Promotes and encourages a culture of compliance and ethics throughout International Medical Corps. As applicable to the position, maintains a clear understanding of International Medical Corps’ and donor compliance and ethics standards and adheres to those standards. Conducts work with the highest level of integrity.

“International Medical Corps never asks job applicants for a fee, payment, or other monetary transaction. If you are asked for money in connection with this recruitment, please report to International Medical Corps at Please do not submit your CV or application to this website, it will not be considered for review”

Equal Opportunities.

  • International Medical Corps is proud to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national or ethnic origin, age, disability or status as a veteran.

Due to the urgent need of the position a*pplications received will be reviewed on a rolling basis.*

How to apply

Only Short-listed candidates will be contacted. **

All applications should be addressed to the Country Director, International Medical Corps via the email:

We are an equal opportunity organization So Borno State Based candidates are Strongly encouraged to apply for this position.

Candidates MUST state the position and location they are applying for as the subject of their email, application letter and curriculum vitae should be in a single Microsoft Word Document, otherwise applications will not be considered.

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