Human Resource Intern at Mercy Corps

Mercy Corps is a leading global organization powered by the belief that a better world is possible. In disaster, in hardship, in more than 40 countries around the world, we partner to put bold solutions into action – helping people triumph over adversity and build stronger communities from within. Now, and for the future.

Human Resource Intern

Reference Number: MDG/HUMOPS/2019/00049
Location: Borno
Dates of Internship: 1st July 2019
Length of Internship: 6 months
Interns Supervisor & Contact Information: Senior HR Officer

Mercy Corps Responsibilities
Intern responsibilities:

  • Ensure all job files are populated by end of assignment
  • Ensure all staff files are populated by end of assignment
  • Active calendar management
  • Provide event management support during clinics, retreats, training sessions & events
  • Prepare Word, Excel and PowerPoint documents as and when needed
  • Complete and mail out regret letters to unsuccessful candidates
  • Work with talent officer Coordinate candidate interviews, physicals, and testing
  • Carry out any other duties as required

Project Description:

  • The HR Intern will be responsible for working with his/her direct line manager and other members of staff in order to complete all outstanding employee and job filing, manage the departmental calendar, provide backend HR documentation & data collation support & internal customer service & external customer support services.

Learning Objectives:
At the end of the internship period, the intern should have acquired the following skills and knowledge:

  • Learning goals
  • Develop a working knowledge of HR information databases and searchable resources.
  • Attends seminars and meetings relative to the HR profession.
  • Cultivate interpersonal skills
  • Develop negotiating and public speaking skills
  • Read all assigned literature
  • Work goals
  • Complete all outstanding filing
  • Proofread HR documents as required.
  • Actively manage the team calendar
  • Provide onsite and offsite event management

Job Requirements
Ideal candidate should possess the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in a Social Science
  • Excellent Communication skills
  • A demonstrated ability to multitask and process information into action in a timely manner
  • Ability to use the following Microsoft Productivity tools: Excel and Word
  • Fluency in English Language and any other Nigerian languages

Working Conditions

  • The intern will be expected to work 40 hours a week
  • The intern will be paid a monthly allowance of N60,000 and health insurance.
  • Mercy Corps interns and volunteers represent the agency both during and outside of work hours and are expected to conduct themselves in a professional manner and respect local laws, customs and MC’s policies, procedures, and values at all times and in all in-country venues.

Method of Application

Applicants should submit no more than 4 pages CV and Cover Letter in one document, addressing the position requirements to: [email protected]

Note

  • All applications must include the position title and Reference Number in the subject line.
  • CV and cover letter and should not be more than 4 pages.
  • Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview and we are an equal opportunity organization so women are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
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