Human Resources Business Partner Job in Nigeria

 MSI Nigeria Reproductive Choices is a result-oriented social enterprise, which uses modern management and marketing techniques to provide reproductive health care and allied services. MSION’s goal is to meet the needs of underserved Nigerians and dramatically improve access and use of a range of reproductive health services. MSI Nigeria Reproductive Choices is part of Marie Stopes International’s Global Partnership which is in over 37 countries worldwide and it operates in Nigeria through six service delivery channels.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner

Location: Abuja (FCT)

Employment Type: Full-time


  • The core responsibility of the HRBP is to provide strategic human resource management and administrative support services to the private sector focused channels, whilst ensuring sync with the central HR management unit on local statutory compliance, as well as on legal, global and donor requirements.
  • The role also contributes to furthering MSI’s Vision: to create A WORLD IN WHICH EVERYBIRTH IS WANTED and its mission of ensuring the individual’s right to: CHILDREN BY CHOICE NOT CHANCE.

Key Responsibilities
Compensation and Benefits Management:

  • Act as the primary contact person for the focused team on compensation and benefits matters, whilst liaising as may be appropriate with the HR Management Unit.
  • Collaborate with the channels’ leadership to develop and implement reward and recognition programme that drives appropriate behaviour.
  • Work with the channels’ leadership in designing incentive for teams as may be required.
  • Collaborate with the Centre and Social Marketing Team Leads to ensure timely payment of performance incentive.
  • Act as the contact person in processing Tax Clearance Certificate for team members within the division as may be required.

Strategy Development, Implementation and Management:

  • Support the DHRA in developing HR Strategy for the private sector focused channels, Centre and Social Marketing Team.
  • Lead strategy and policies implementation and prioritisation to meet Centre and Social Marketing needs and strategic intent, including level of channel’s maturity, size, scale, risk profile, to ensure ‘fit for purpose’.
  • Ensure that the HR strategies, priorities and plans of action are aligned to the country programme’s overall strategy and benchmarked partnering practices.

Talents Resourcing and Management:

  • Lead recruitment activities including engagement with recruitment firms to ensure full staffing of roles as the organisation may be required in the Centre and Social Marketing Team.
  • Provide strategic support to the business leaders to help them identify, prioritize and build organisational capabilities, behaviours, structures and processes.
  • Ensure that all business risks and needs are Identified and mitigated early enough through regular meetings with teams, training, and capacity building.

Relationship and People Experience Management:

  • Provide support to team members on matters relating to Health Management Organisation (HMO issues).
  • Implement long-term people initiatives and processes in line with the organisation’s local and global initiatives and standards.
  • Provide strategic HR guidance and support to relevant internal clients including team leads, channel leads, etc.
  • Manage the overall people experience within the private sector focused channels to drive retention and optimum employee engagement.
  • Manage surveys to ensure continuous receipt of feedback from team members within the division.

Compliance and Corporate Governance:

  • Ensure optimal workplace planning and environment.
  • Lead the private sector focused channels on roll out of compliance related programmes including Anti-Fraud and Bribery, Safeguarding, Data Privacy and Protection and related programmes as may be rolled out by MSION nationally or MSI globally.
  • Work with the relevant persons and units to ensure compliance with all standards set and outline by MSIN and MSI
  • Oversee regulatory compliance and establish good relationship with HMO, NSITF, ITF, PENCOM, etc
  • Liaise with the Legal Compliance Unit as may be required and guide the private sector focused channels appropriately.

Performance Management:

  • Working with the DHRA, support on the annual performance contract (OGSM) setting exercise
  • Coordinate performance management activities across the CP.
  • Monitor and review routinely progress of team members on Performance Improvement Plan (PIP).

Required Skills, Experience & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years post-NYSC experience in HR Generalist role for a large division or company.
  • First Degree in any discipline
  • Professional qualification CIPM Certification is compulsory. Certification by any of SHRM, HRCI, or CIPD is desirable.
  • Experience in HR business partnering experience in the NGO or FMCG or another commercial sector is essential.
  • Experience in strategic planning and execution of plans to achieve objective and targets.
  • Demonstrated success in formulating and developing policy and implementing strategies and procedures.
  • Excellent knowledge of Labour laws and employment regulatory requirement is desirable.
  • Knowledge of donor contract requirements for budgeting and reporting.
  • Ability to establish and maintain contacts with senior-level government, regulatory and donor officials.
  • Remote work and remote teams’ management experience
  • Ability to communicate effectively (both written and orally) across levels.

Application Closing Date
28th June, 2024

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their comprehensive resume with a brief cover letter as ONE MS Word document or PDF to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail.


  • There are no relocation allowances available for this position.
  • If you wish to be considered for the post, please specify the position in the subject line. Note that if the underline instructions are not followed application will not be considered.
  • MSI Nigeria Reproductive Choices provides equal opportunity in employment and prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, sex, colour, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability.