Human Resources (HR) Manager Job in Nigeria

Green Habitat Initiative (GHI) is a non-profit non-governmental organisation promoting the achievement of SDG 6 (clean water) and SDG 11 (sustainable cities and communities) in Nigeria. Incorporated in 2016 in Nigeria, GHI has worked in various sectors such as environmental sustainability, urban planning, sustainable urban development, urban agriculture, social urban innovations, architecture, WASH, solid waste management, recycling activities, environmental activism, etc. GHI has worked with various local and international partners such as VINNOVA Group Sweden, French Institute Nigeria, Energies 2050, Embassies of Germany, France and Czech, The Water Mechanics, Baze University, One Environment, Stop Don't Drop, etc. to deliver its projects.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources (HR) Manager

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are seeking an experienced and dynamic HR Manager to oversee all aspects of human resources practices and processes within the organisation.
  • The HR Manager will be responsible for developing and implementing HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy, managing employee relations, recruitment, performance management, training and development, and ensuring compliance with relevant employment laws and regulations.

Key Responsibilities

  • Strategic HR Planning: Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with GHI’s overall business strategy.
  • Recruitment and Talent Acquisition: Oversee the recruitment process, including sourcing, interviewing, and hiring qualified candidates.
  • Employee Relations: Serve as a point of contact for employee relations issues and provide guidance and support to managers and employees.
  • Performance Management: Develop and implement performance management processes to ensure performance expectations are clearly communicated and met.
  • Training and Development: Identify training and development needs and design and deliver programs to enhance employee skills and knowledge.
  • Compensation and Benefits: Manage employee compensation and benefits programs, including salary administration, benefits administration, and payroll processing.
  • Compliance: Ensure compliance with relevant employment laws and regulations and maintain up-to-date knowledge of changes in legislation.
  • HR Administration: Oversee HR administrative tasks, such as maintaining employee records, managing HRIS and preparing reports.
  • Bridging management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances or other issues.
  • Nurture and implement a positive working environment.
  • Design and implement employee retention strategies.


  • Master’s / Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field is required.
  • A minimum of three years of experience in a Human Resources role is required.
  • Proven experience in employee relations, performance management, and recruitment.
  • Strong knowledge of HR practices, labour laws, and regulations.
  • Proficiency in HR software applications.
  • Excellent organisational, multitasking, and time management skills.
  • Strong problem-solving and conflict-resolution abilities.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to the mission and values of our organisation.

Application Closing Date
Application closes once the right candidate is found.

How to Apply
interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


  • Kindly upload your CV. It should be 2 pages maximum. Name the file as CV_FirstName_LastName and in PDF format.
  • We are more interested in learning about your achievements in your previous experiences than your daily tasks. We advise you to focus on 3 to 4 major achievements in your current / past roles.
  • Cover Letter. 1 page maximum. Name the file as CL_FirstName_LastName in PDF format.
  • We will read your CV and come to know of your achievements. Therefore, your Cover Letter should not be a repetition of your CV. Instead, use it to succinctly inform us what unique value you will bring by joining us that is not mentioned anywhere in your CV.
  • Any file submissions that violate the submission guidelines will not be considered.
  • Ensure your contact details are updated.
  • GHI is an equal-opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, citizenship, colour, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, immigration status, marital status, medical condition, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran or military status, race, ethnicity, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local laws, regulations and ordinances.