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Fri, 22/11/2019 - 17:00

Human Recourse/Administrative Coordinator


Qualifications and experience: An undergraduate degree in Human Resource Management or equivalent with 3-5 years working experience.



  • Excellent computer skills in Microsoft Office especially in Word and Excel.

  • Highly developed communication skills both written and verbal in order to establish effective relationships with a wide variety of internal and external audiences, including at a geographical distance.

  • Professional networking ability

  • Good understanding of the issues that affect employee relations.

  • Knowledge of employment law in Sierra Leone and models of good employment practice

  • Ability to work collaboratively with HR and management colleagues at a global, regional and national level, including developed negotiating skills.

BEHAVIOURS (SCI Values in Practice) 

  • Flexible and easily adaptable to change

  • Sensitive to issues affecting children

  • Committed to SCI’s Child Protection policy 

  • Proven ability to work in a multi-cultural environment and respect local religions and culture.


  • holds self accountable for making decisions, managing resources efficiently, achieving and role modelling Save the Children values

  • holds the team and partners accountable to deliver on their responsibilities - giving them the freedom to deliver in the best way they see fit, providing the necessary development to improve performance and applying appropriate consequences when results are not achieved.


  • sets ambitious and challenging goals for themselves and their team, takes responsibility for their own personal development and encourages their team to do the same

  • widely shares their personal vision for Save the Children, engages and motivates others

  • future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale.


  • builds and maintains effective relationships, with their team, colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

  • values diversity, sees it as a source of competitive strength

  • approachable, good listener, easy to talk to.


  • develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

  • willing to take disciplined risks.


honest, encourages openness and transparency; demonstrates highest levels of integrity


Contract length: 12 Months with possibility for extension based on performance


The Organization

We employ approximately 25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare, education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.  


We are working towards three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their 5th birthday 

  • All children learn from a quality basic education and that,

  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated 


We know that great people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in helping us achieve our ambitions for children.  We value our people and offer a meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive workplace where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued. 


Application Information:

Please note that SCI maintains zero tolerance to dual employment and all applicants are kindly requested to follow the guide below: 


  • Candidates must possess Social Security Numbers (NASSIT) and a valid driving license for positions related to field activities.

  • Applicants should attach a copy of a valid Labour Card to their applications

  • Please apply in English using your CV and covering letter as a single document and include your current remuneration and salary expectations for this role.

  • Applicants should address their applications to the HR/Admin Coordinator, Save the Children, 71 Sir Samuel Lewis Road, Aberdeen, Freetown or 117 Mano Sewalu Road, Masanta Section, Kailahun Town and send a copy of their application addressed to the NGO Desk Officer, Ministry of Labour & Social Security, New England, Freetown.

  • Please indicate on the email or envelop position applied for and job location as stated on the advert.

  • Applications can be hand-delivered to the addresses above or send by email to: but position applied for must be state

  • Applicants should collect a copy of our Child Safeguarding & Code of Conduct policies from the nearest Save the Children office from Monday to Thursday between 0900hrs and 1700hrs and from 0900hrs – 1400hrs on Friday

  • All applications should be submitted on or by 22nd   November, 2019 


We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.  Thus, Reference and Security clearance checks will be conducted


Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply


Applicants are advised that Save the Children International does not require any payment or expense during the entire recruitment process. Any request in this direction should be immediately reported as contrary to the values and practices of our organization.


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