Human Resources Manager in Lagos, Nigeria


Human Resources
Human Resources
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Recruitment and Selection

    Reviews and edits job descriptions based on communications and inputs of line managers

    Responsible for manpower planning and identifying the hiring needs yearly

    Works with the information technology department in ensuring career opportunities are posted and updated on company’s website.

    Responsible for designing recruitment and selection policies and manuals as well as training managers on these.

    Obtains hiring needs from line managers and is involved in the selection and decision making process.

    Liaises with consulting firms and recruitment agencies in outsourcing key HR functions.

    Design and coordinates induction process to integrate new staff into the work place.

    Prepares offer letters, carries out reference checks, manages confirmation of new hires.

Compensation and Benefits

    Monitors and reviews the company’s salary and benefits structure to ensure a balance between control of costs and attracting/retaining staff.

    Conducts annual salary surveys, implements and annually updates compensation program.

    Gather and analyze market data to measure the competitiveness of the Board’s compensation and benefits package, and make recommendations as appropriate.

    Provides timely and appropriate staff information to Finance department for salary review and administration

    Advises management on PAYE, pension, welfare and insurance schemes.

Employee Relations:

    Issues letters of employment to new members of staff and collates their relevant details for filing.

        Maintains current records of all staff details with respect to personal information, salary and benefits such as welfare, Group Life Insurance, Pension, medicals etc.

        Coordinates disciplinary and grievance procedures, working with the Legal department where necessary

        Conduct exit interviews when necessary.

        Manages working conditions, disciplinary and grievance procedures, equal opportunities, redundancies and employee leave schedule.

        Formulates and implements sound, current and innovative HR policies in line with labour laws and business objectives. Ensures they are communicated to employees and implemented company wide.

Training and Development:

    Develops and maintains relationships with external training bodies, examination bodies and recruitment consultants.

    Designs new staff training programmes and updates existing ones.

    In consultation with line managers, follows up individual development needs and source external training provision as and when required, monitoring training costs against budget.

    Works with heads of departments to design appropriate training and development programmes for staff in the various departments.

    Organizes in house learning and development programmes for appropriate staff on a regular basis and ensures full attendance of both trainees and facilitators.

    Reviews developmental plans with heads of departments and creates training plan for the year

Performance Management:

    Ensures an effective performance management is in place which is tied to the business strategy.

    Trains managers and employees on the use of the performance management system

    Coordinates the performance evaluation, collates results and arranges review with managers.

        Prepares and presents reports to management team

Others Key Functions:

    Responsible for the achievement of the department goals and financial objectives and reports progress to the board of directors.

    Prepares HR budget and makes presentation to defend it.


    Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Relations and Personal Management, Law or Social Sciences

    Masters degree in Human Resources or MBA is an added advantage

    Qualified CIPM/CIPD/SHRM or registered member is compulsory


    Knowledgeable on HR procedures and policies

    Knowledgeable on the application of Nigerian labour laws

    Project Management Experience


    Deciding and initiating action

    Leading and supervising

    Working with people

    Adhering to principles and values

    Persuading and influencing

    Presenting and communicating information


    Writing and Reporting

    Applying expertise and technology

    Formulating strategies and concepts

    Planning and organizing

    Delivering results and meeting customer expectations


Minimum of 7 experience in Human Resources with at least two (2) in a supervisory capacity.

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