Human Resources Manager Job at American University of Nigeria (AUN)

The American University of Nigeria (AUN) was established in 2003. The institution was conceived as Africa’s first Development University. Its mission is to pioneer service learning and build leaders who will be prepared to tackle societal concerns.

Located in Yola, Adamawa State, the University is a world-class career-oriented institution missioned to be an agent of change in the development of the region. AUN has a strong commitment to providing the skills and the leadership essential to solving the continent’s critical social and economic problems.

American University of Nigeria (AUN) is recruiting to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Human Resources Manager

Location: Yola
Department: AUN Hotel

Summary of Position

Efficient Human Resources Manager with expertise in developing and implementing HR’s role as business partners. Detail oriented, advocate positive relationship between employees, employers and external bodies’ example Insurance companies. Expert communicator and negotiator with strong conflict resolution skill.

  • Maintains the work structure by updating job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.
  • Ensures planning, monitoring, and appraisal of employee work results by training managers to coach and discipline employees; scheduling management conferences with employees; hearing and resolving employee grievances; counseling employees and supervisors.
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records.
  • Maintains professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; reviewing professional publications; establishing personal networks; participating in professional societies.
  • Completes human resource operational requirements by scheduling and assigning employees; following up on work results.
  • Maintains human resource staff by recruiting, selecting, orienting, and training employees.
  • Maintains human resource staff job results by counseling and disciplining employees; planning, monitoring, and appraising job results.
  • Maintains employee benefits programs and informs employees of benefits by studying and assessing benefit needs and trends; recommending benefit programs to management; directing the processing of benefit claims; obtaining and evaluating benefit contract bids; awarding benefit contracts; designing and conducting educational programs on benefit programs.
  • Ensures legal compliance by monitoring and implementing applicable human resource federal and state requirements; conducting investigations; maintaining records; representing the organization at hearings.
  • Maintains organization staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes.
  • Prepares employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
  • Maintains a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
  • Maintains management guidelines by preparing, updating, and recommending human resource policies and procedures.
  • And any other task as assigned by the General Manager.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in any social sciences
  • Must be self-motivated, adaptable, mature and resilient
  • Must have good oral and written communication skills. Should be able to communicate effectively with top management, fellow managers, and subordinates and with the general public.
  • 3years relevant experience
  • Experience in hotel management will be an added advantage
  • Must have stamina to remain focused and resolute in regular stressful and tiring job conditions.


  • Employee Relations, HRIS applications proficient, Pay roll expert, performance management strategies, Training and coaching, Benefit administration/Logistics.
  • Employment Law Knowledge.

Description of Benefits
Salary and benefits are commensurate with experience and job classification as approved by the University.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their resumes, cover letters and references to:[email protected]

Note: The position being applied for should be the subject of the email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Application Deadline  4th March, 2016.

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