Senior People Operations Advisor at the Society for Family Health (SFH)

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Society for Family Health (SFH) is one of the leading non-governmental public health organisations in Nigeria, implementing programmes in Reproductive Health/Family Planning, HIV & AIDS prevention and treatment, malaria prevention and treatment, primary health care system strengthening and maternal, newborn and child health care. We work in partnership with the Federal and State Governments of Nigeria, the Global Fund, United States Agency for International Development (USAID), Department for International Development (DFID), Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, MSD for Mothers and Children Investment Fund Foundation among other international donors.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior People Operations Advisor

Job ID: sfh-16913
Location: Abuja
Employment type: Full-time
Category: Human Resources

Job Profile


  • We are looking for talented people with a track record of high performance and passion for providing healthcare for their community to join our vibrant workforce.
  • The Senior People Operations Advisor will provide guidance on issues related to recruitment, onboarding, employee evaluation and performance, labor relations, and work policies.
  • The SPOA will ensure that company policies are upheld, employees are engaged and motivated and that organisation adopts and practices best HR practices.

Job Role

  • Partner with the leadership team to understand and execute the organisation’s human resource and talent strategy particularly as it relates to current and future talent needs, recruiting, retention, and succession planning.
  • Provides support and guidance to HR generalists, management, and other staff when complex, specialised, and sensitive questions and issues arise.
  • Analyses HR trends including compensation and benefits; researches and proposes competitive remuneration tools/programs to ensure the organisation attracts and retains top talent.
  • Creates learning and development programs and initiatives that provide internal development opportunities for employees.
  • Oversees employee disciplinary meetings, terminations, and investigations.

Qualifications / Experience

  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources, Industrial / Labour Relations, Organizational Psychology, Business or Communications and Membership of CIPM will be an added advantage
  • Minimum of 8 years of experience in the HR field with at least 5 years at managerial level (with a supervisory role).
  • Demonstrated success as an HR generalist supporting employee groups of 200+ employees in multiple locations within the region or global environment required.
  • Demonstrated experience with impacting organisational culture through talent management and coaching, with a focus on risk mitigation, employee engagement, diversity & inclusion, creating a valued and connected environment and organizational structure, and staff & leadership development. ·
  • Demonstrated experience in handling and resolving complex employee relations issues and managing and developing direct reports.

Application Closing Date
4th July, 2023.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should: