At Teach For Nigeria, we recruit Nigeria’s brightest and most outstanding future leaders from varied disciplines to teach in Nigeria’s underserved schools in low-income communities through a highly selective, two-year Fellowship. The Teach For Nigeria Fellowship is a transformational leadership program that equips Fellows with transferable leadership skills to effect change beyond the classrooms in the communities we serve. After the Fellowship, these individuals (known as “alumni”) go on to become educators, public officials, policymakers, advocates, and social entrepreneurs building on their classroom teaching experience to drive long-term systemic changes in the educational sector in Nigeria.

Job Position: Human Resources (HR) / Administrative Officer

Job Location: Lagos

Job Description

  1. Teach For Nigeria seeks an HR/Admin Officer to assist managers and employees with respect to HR policies and procedures, employee relations and engagements, recruitment, benefits administration, learning and development, and health and safety.
  2. The HR/Admin Officer will be responsible for coordinating recruitment, payroll, benefits administration, and employee database management.
  3. The incumbent will also support the development of Performance Management strategies, driving Employee Engagement and the development of strategies towards improving the organization’s culture.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Contribute to the overall HR Strategy of the organization
  2. Assist with preparation of JD and sourcing for candidates and selection of qualified candidates
  3. Coordinate Interview sessions for candidates
  4. Coordinate the seamless onboarding of new hires
  5. Review and update job descriptions for all positions regularly
  6. Assist with payroll and benefits administration (Pension/PAYE/NHF)
  7. Liaise with all government agencies to ensure adherence to compliance laws and regulations
  8. Coordinate employee engagement activities
  9. Attend to employee inquiries & grievances.
  10. Settle disputes according to labor law & compliance guidelines.
  11. Assist in the coordination of Performance Management Cycles and reviews
  12. Liaise with third-party partners; Insurance/HMO
  13. Assist in the coordination of Employee Training and Learning sessions
  14. Manage Employee Database
  15. Support the review of policies and adherence to policies.

Job Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or related fields (essential).
  2. 3 years of experience in Human Resources.
  3. Exposure to labor law and employment equity regulations.
  4. Effective HR administration and people management skills.
  5. Exposure to payroll practices.
  6. Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.
  7. Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  8. Works well under pressure and meets tight deadlines.
  9. Highly computer literate with capability in emailing, MS Office, and related business and communication tools.
  10. Fantastic organizational and time management skills.
  11. Strong decision-making and problem-solving skills.
  12. Meticulous attention to detail.
  13. Proactiveness in addressing work responsibilities.
  14. Experience in the social impact space is preferred.


  1. Proficiency with MS Office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  2. Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  3. Demonstrated a strong commitment to confidentiality and professionalism.
  4. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with all levels within the organization showing maturity and discretion.
  5. Demonstrated initiative and sound judgment towards the work.
  6. Ability to work independently and manage time effectively.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letter to: careers@teachfornigeria.org using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.