HR Intern at The International Rescue Committee


The International Rescue Committee (IRC) responds to the world’s worst humanitarian crises and helps people to survive and rebuild their lives. Founded in 1933 at the request of Albert Einstein, the IRC offers lifesaving care and life-changing assistance to refugees forced to flee from war or disaster. At work today in over 40 countries and 22 U.S. cities, we restore safety, dignity and hope to millions who are uprooted and struggling to endure. The IRC leads the way from harm to home.

Job Position: HR Intern

Job Location: Maiduguri, Borno

Job Description

  • Under the coaching and supervision of HR Officer, the HR  intern will provide necessary support to Maiduguri the HR team.

Job Responsibilities
Human Resources:

  1. Assist with onboarding and orientation of new hires in Maiduguri field office.
  2. Documentation of new hires and file management
  3. Support with tracking of leave, time sheet and exit documents.
  4. Support with Scanning documents and updating the online staff database.
  5. Support with Filing, labelling of all files accordingly of hard copies of staff documents.
  6. Support with compilation of Health Insurance and Life Insurance Documents for Maiduguri staff


  1. Support in the supervision of cooks and cleaners
  2. Assist in coordinating booking and tracking of travels and accommodation as well & documentation of payment documents.
  3. Assist in following up with immigration and related statutory agencies for staff working and traveling permit.

Key Working Relationships:

  1. Position Reports to: Senior HR  Officer Position directly supervises: N/A Indirect Reporting: HR Manager
  2. Other Internal and/or external contacts:
  3. Internals HR and Admin team External: N/A

Job Requirements

  1. B.Sc / B.A or HND in Social Sciences
  2. Work Experience: Fresh graduate who has completed NYSC and is residing in Maiduguri.

Demonstrated Skills and Competencies:

  1. Good computer skills (Excel and word).
  2. Excellent interpersonal, organizational and time management skills
  3. Ability to maintain the highest degree of discretion and confidentiality. language Skills: Fluent written and spoken English.
  4. Certificates or Licenses: N/A

Working Environment:

  1. The HR and Admin Intern position is based in Maiduguri. The security situation in Northeast Nigeria continues to be volatile with security level currently at 3 (orange), though subject to change; candidates should be prepared to implement programming in insecure environments.

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


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