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HR Intern – Hargeisa, Somaliland

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About us                                                                                                             

For over 90 years, Save the Children has been making a difference in children’s lives in more than 120 countries. We are the world’s largest independent child rights organization. From emergency relief to long-term development, Save the Children secures a child’s right to health, education and protection. Save the

Children is an equal opportunity organization dedicated to our core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity and Integrity. We are looking to recruit for this position to be based in Hargeisa

Position: HR Intern

Duration:   3 Months

Duty Station:  Hargeisa

Please refer the below Job Description for the position description and the key selection criteria.

Interested candidates are required to submit a CV and mandatory cover letter quoting the Job Title on the subject line. The file name of the CV and attachments must be the applicants name and sent

to URL Link:


Please note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Applications close on Wednesday 27th October 2021 @ 11:59pm.

We work with children, communities and governments all over the world and we believe in the right person for the job regardless of where you come from and how you identify yourself. We need to keep children safe so our selection process reflects our commitment to ensuring that only those who are suitable to work with children are considered for these posts. All successful applicants will therefore be required.

TEAM/PROGRAMME:  Human Resource LOCATION:  Hargeisa
GRADE:  NA                          TYPE OF CONTRACT:  National
CHILD SAFEGUARDING: Level 3 – the role holder will have contact with children and/or young people either frequently (e.g. once a month or less) because they work in country programs; or are visiting country programs; or because they are responsible for implementing the police checking/vetting process staff.

HR Intern will perform various administrative tasks and support the HR departments on daily activities, HR Intern responsibilities include updating our employee records with new hire information, screening resumes and scheduling interviews


Reports to: Area HR Officer

Role Dimensions: The role has responsibility support to the HR department, this entails working closely with Hargeisa office

Staff directly reporting to this post:  None.

Under the overall guidance of the Area HR Officer, the intern is expected to perform the following tasks:

  • Coordinate the orientation of new staffs
  • Assist the HR officer in requesting ID cards for the newly joined staff
  • Assist in filing and scanning of HR documentations (general, leave, etc.)
  • Facilitation of interviews, ensure candidates’ names has been submitted to security for gate pass.
  • Support with staff recruitment processes; by ensuring candidates have place to sit & have computers if required. 
  • Assist in supporting in maintaining a user-friendly filing system;
  • Administrative support, such as preparing new files for use
  • Assistance with quality control: liaise with candidates to request missing documentation or details in professional history/reference checks;
  • Facilitate timely collection of medical cards.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • Effective administrative support for staff;
  • Effective support to newly recruited staff members.


·         Comply with Save the Children policies and practice with respect to child protection, code of conduct, procurement and logistics, health and safety, equal opportunities and other relevant policies and procedures.

·         Ensure that all work is carried out in a way that is sensitive to community needs and gender and children issues. In particular to promote the full and equal participation of women and children in all aspects of the work.

·         Within reason, implement additional actions and responsibilities, as requested by your line manager.

SKILLS AND BEHAVIOURS (our Values in Practice)


·         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

·         Creates a managerial environment to lead, enable and maintain our culture of child safeguarding


·         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

·         Future orientated, thinks strategically and on a global scale


·         Approachable, good listener, easy to talk to; builds and maintains effective relationships with colleagues, Members and external partners and supporters

·         Values diversity and different people’s perspectives, able to work cross-culturally.

·         Ability to take direction.

·         Ability to work in a team environment.

·         Having Communication Skills


·         Develops and encourages new and innovative solutions

·         Cuts away bureaucracy and encourages an entrepreneurial approach


·         Honest, encourages openness and transparency, builds trust and confidence

·         Displays consistent excellent judgement


  • Minimum Diploma or degree of qualification in Human Resource, Business Administration from a recognized university.
  • Computer skills especially in Ms Excel, spread sheets, Ms Word.
  • High level of integrity and ability to work as part of a professional team
  • Ability and willingness to work under high pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Supportive personnel management style
  • Good command of English both written and spoken

·         Willingness to work in odd hours, go extra mile and travel in often difficult and insecure environments;

·         Commitment to Save the Children values


  • Minimum at least 3 – 6 months’ experience working in similar role in an INGO or with a busy working environment
Save the Children is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested and qualified applicants can view the profile and apply for this position through the below URLs:-


Closing Date will be Wednesday 27th October 2021 @ 11:59pm.



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