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HR Vacancy at Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners

Growth in Value Alliance (GV Alliance) Partners is a business advisory and market intelligence services firm. Our objectives are to assist organizations to achieve their growth aspirations by providing market intelligence, strategy blueprint, IT solution delivery expertise and business operation improvement capabilities.

GVA Partners is recruiting to fill the position of:

HR Manager

Job Description
The HR Maintains and enhances the organization’s human resources by planning, implementing, and evaluating employee relations and human resources polices, programs, and practices.

Requirements 7 – 10 years HR generalist experience with strong employee relations emphasis. Experience working with large number of employees. Work experience in a multinational organization is a definite advantage. Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration. Certification in HR is mandatory. Experience leading an HR team as well as coaching and counseling management on employee relations matters. Knowledge of local labour laws and employment practices to the degree that can provide advice and counsel when appropriate. Must be able to professionally handle confidential and proprietary information without compromise. Must be able to positively interact with all levels of employees including Management at all levels on a daily basis and manage day to day relationships and interactions. Good time management skills, ability to perform simple calculations and understand figures, verbal and written communication skills, and phone etiquette. Must have a working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Email, and Internet for research.Method of ApplicationQualified candidates should forward their resumes/CVs to: recruitment@gvapartners.com

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Human Resources Officer Job Vacancy at WHO Abuja Office

To establish AFP surveillance for monitoring wild poliovirus transmission. To interrupt wild poliovirus transmission and achieve polio eradication in Nigeria. To strengthen routine immunization and reduce morbidity and mortality from vaccine preventable diseases.
To achieve accelerated disease control through supplemental activities e.g. measles SIAs. To Strengthen integrated disease surveillance and response (IDSR).
Vacancy Notice No: AFRO/14/FT603Title: Human Resources Officer, NigeriaGrade: P3Contract type: Fixed-Term AppointmentDuration of contract: Two (2) yearsDate: 17 November 2014Application Deadline: 26 November 2014(9 day(s) until closing deadline)
Currently accepting applicationsDuty Station: Abuja, NigeriaOrganization unit: AF_WSR AF West Sub-Region (AF_WSR) /
AF_NGA Nigeria (AF_NGA)
GMC/HRMDescription of duties:
Advise and facilitate programme planning and implementation through HR planning, staffing and administration of staff entitlements and staff relations in the performance of the following HR functions, Job design and Staffing:Perform HR planning and organizational design functions;
manage selections and recruitments, transfers and reassignments of temporary internationally recruited professionals, consultants and all other staff categories subject to local recruitment;
classify and create post/positions subject to local recruitment (professional and GS).Benefits & Compensation Management:
Administer staff benefits and entitlements of all professional, GS and NPO staff both internationally and locally recruited;
manage the renewal process of temporary appointments both internationally and locally recruited.Staff Relations & Policy:
Advise staff on HR issues and matters;
after consulting with the RO and HQ/HRS/LEG take decisions on disciplinary measures on cases of 1 degree and administer professional conflicts (Appeals, terminations, etc.);
Implement HR strategies defined for the Region, within the framework of the local environment;
develop, review and evaluate HR policies, strategies and procedures in consultation with the regional office;
provide support/advise to Management in the Staffing Review of WCO;
facilitate Organizational changes (Contract Reform, Global Management System,.);
manage performance of the HR functions within the country.Staff Development:
Disseminate HR policies through presentations and written communications to staff in the WCO sub-offices;
coordinate an induction programme for new staff members and ongoing orientation on WHO HR policies to all other staff members develop and implement learning and development of WCO staff in consultation with the RPO.Score of authority and management
Authority to grant exceptions with no financial consequences;
supervise and coordinate HR activities conducted in WCO.Education:
Degree in Human Resources management, business or public administration, administrative law or social sciences.
Ability to interpret Staff Rules and personnel policies and determine staff entitlements. Ability to counsel and communicate effectively.Excellent staff relations with staff of different nationalities and cultures.WHO Competencies
1) Producing results
2) Fostering integration and teamwork
3) Communicating in a credible and effective way.
4) Ensuring the effective use of resources
5) Promoting innovation and organizational learning Experience:
Five years’ experience in human resources management at national level and at some years in an international organization.
Excellent knowledge of English. Working knowledge of French or Portuguese would be an asset. Annual salary: (Net of tax)
$56198 at single rate
$60205 with primary dependants    

Post Adjustment: 70 % of the above figure(s). This percentage is to be considered as indicative since variations may occur each month either upwards or downwards due to currency exchange rate fluctuations or inflation.
How to Apply
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Vacancy at Jagal Group

Nigerdock’s fabrication yard is the standard by which excellence in the industry is measured. It has delivered on
the country’s most important oil & gas construction projects including Total’s Usan and Akpo fields, ExxonMobil’s Erha and MIPS projects, Chevron’s Agbami and Escarvos Gas Projects as well as Shell’s Bonga project. The company’s capability includes construction of FPSO topside process modules, offshore platforms, flares, bridges and has built several of the world’s largest deepwater SPM buoys. The company is focused on becoming an FPSO topside integration centre for the industry.
Nigerdock is committed to the highest safety standards in the industry and has defined and maintained Health, Safety and Environmental Manuals, Policies and Procedures for all of its operations. The company’s workforce is consistently trained in the safe working practices of their individual fields.

Human Resource Business Partner

Reporting to the HR Director, this role is responsible for the analysis and execution of Human Resources programmes and practices. In addition, this position will focus on supporting the development of the Human Resources function.
It will also support the development of a results-oriented company culture that emphasizes safety, quality, continuous improvement, and high performance.

Overall Primary Responsibilities
HR Performance Management and Development, process and reporting Organisational Development and Organisational Design and Performance Management Onboarding process management and reporting Immigration and Visa Process Compensation and Benefits Management and analysis and reporting HRIS Optimisation and Development Implementation Employee Engagement initiatives and employee surveys Employee Relations HR Process Development
Support the HRD oversee the implementation of the Human Resources strategy. Continuous analysis of HR Policy processes and procedures with updates. Implements HR Policies across the business, ensuring understanding and compliance. Develops and administers programmes, procedures, and guidelines to help align the workforce with the strategic goals of the company. Participates in executive, management, and company staff meetings and attends other meetings and seminars as required by the MD and HRD. Leads company compliance with all existing governmental and legal reporting requirements. Maintains minimal company exposure to employee claims. Provides information requested or required for compliance with laws. Approves all information submitted. Protects the interests of the company and employees in accordance with company Human Resources policies and governmental laws and regulations. Organisational Development and Design; Performance Management
Manages a company-wide process of organization development that addresses issues such as succession planning, superior workforce development, key employee retention, organization design, and change management. Manages employee communication and feedback through such avenues as company meetings, suggestion programs, employee satisfaction surveys, newsletters, employee focus groups, one-on-one meetings, and Intranet use. Manages process of organizational planning that evaluates company structure, job design, job analysis, JDs, job families, competencies and org charts throughout the company. Evaluates plans and changes to plans. Makes recommendations to the HRD. Identifies and monitors the organization’s culture so that it supports the attainment of the company’s goals and promotes employee satisfaction. Manages a process of organization development that plans, communicates, and integrates the results of strategic planning throughout the organization. Keeps the HRD and executive team informed of significant problems that jeopardize the achievement of company goals, and those that are not being addressed adequately at the line management level. Manages and reports on the Performance Management process in order to measure the organization’s performance through using the right mechanism (i.e. Balanced Scorecard BSC, Objectives, etc.). Manages implementation of awareness sessions for management and staff to enhance their awareness of the performance management system and how it applies to appraisals and their performance. Manages the process of data collection for each performance measure and the reporting on the KPI’s, Objectives, and Balanced Scorecard. Guides department heads in the development of performance measurement targets to ensure all targets are SMART (Specific, Measure, Achievable, Realistic and Time-framed). Guides department heads in the development of KPI’s for their departments to ensure consistency in the different types of KPI’s across the business and to ensure they feed into the company strategy. Guide employees in the development of Objectives that support company and departmental KPI’s. On boarding
Ensures that Job Descriptions are of high quality and complete for each position in the organisation, including future positions. Ensure that Organisation Charts are updated and complete. Improves organization attractiveness by recommending new policies and practices; monitoring job offers and compensation practices; emphasizing benefits and perks. Manages the immigration and on-boarding process for all employees with a view to accelerate post-offer joining timelines and productivity. Coordinates onboarding activities with Group HRSS and Group Logistics and Administration. Compensation, Benefits and HRIS
Develops and implements the company compensation and benefits structure, pay policies, and oversees the variable pay systems within the company including bonuses and raises. Leads competitive market research to establish pay practices and pay bands that help to recruit and retain superior staff. Monitors all pay practices and systems for effectiveness and cost containment. Issues regular reporting on compensation analysis Leads continuous salary surveying via recruitment activities across levels Leads the development of benefit orientations and other benefit training. Recommends targeted changes in benefits offered, especially new benefits aimed at employee satisfaction and retention. Aids in the management and maintenance of the Human Resources section of the Intranet, particularly recruiting, culture, and company information. Constantly evaluates the company’s HR software for efficacy and efficiency and suggests improvements and/or modifications. Weekly, Monthly, and Quarterly HR Data reporting Employee Relations
Formulates and recommends Human Resources policies and objectives for the company with regard to employee relations. Partners with management to communicate Human Resources policies, procedures, programs and laws. Develops and implements employee engagement initiatives that supports a positive environment Determines and recommends employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation. Conducts investigations when employee or management complaints or concerns are brought forth. Monitors and advises managers and supervisors in the progressive discipline system of the company. Monitors the implementation of a performance improvement process with non-performing employees. Reviews, guides, and approves management recommendations for employment terminations. Reviews employee appeals through the company complaint procedure. Behavioral competencies
Interpersonal Skills Manages Conflict Effective Communication Self-Management Acts with Integrity Demonstrates Adaptability Decision Making and Analytical Planning and Organizing Insists on Excellence Drives for Results Initiates ImprovementsKey internal interfaces
All expatriate and permanent Nigerian staff Group HRIS & Compensation and Benefits Manager Recruitment Manager HRD Nigerdock MD Nigerdock Key external interfaces
Recruitment Manager – AceTech Recruitment Agencies Union OfficialsDesired Skills and ExperienceMust be educated up to a minimum of Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Psychology, Human Resources, or related discipline. MBA or Master’s Degree in Human Resources or Human Development will be preferred. CIPM, CIPD, SPHR, GPHR, CHRP, or similar certification is highly desired.At least 10 years of verifiable, progressive experience in Human Resources, ideally in the Construction, EPC, Petrochemical industries.Knowledge
Demonstrable experience with the creation, implementation, and optimization of policies, processes, processes, and/or systems in the following areas:
HR Team Management and Development Organisational Development, Organisational Design, and Performance Management Strategic Recruitment Management Immigration and Visa Process Management and On-boarding Compensation and Benefits Management HRIS Optimisation and Development Employee Relations
Method of Application
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Human Resource Vacancy at Fosad Consulting

Fosad Consulting Ltd is a business support services firm with offerings in Human Resource Management and
Immigration Consulting.
Our proposition is based on a deep understanding of the drivers of high performing businesses and the required business solutions that supports it.
We are currently seeking to hire a goal driven HR/Payroll Officer who will work with clients to support their non-core business tasks to strategically position them for business success.

Human Resources / Payroll Officer

The ideal candidate would be required to perform payroll administrative functions and should be proficient with Microsoft Excel. Responsibilities include preparation and disbursement of payroll for ALL outsourced staff including timely tax payments.

– Preparation and processing of payroll in accordance with current Nigerian labor law guidelines/regulations
– Ensure payrolls are processed in a timely and accurate manner
– Verify that all payroll changes are processed correctly
– Work closely with Human Resources and Accounting on all payroll related issues.
– Managing relationship with clients
– Scheduling and coordinating meetings with staff and clients to identify key areas of services improvement
– Manage all clients request from clients in relation to staff

– BSc/HND degree in administration, human resource management or other relevant disciplines
– At least 2 years experience working as HR with a minimum of 1 year experience in payroll management

Additional Information
Good understanding of payroll management
Good use of Microsoft excel (intermediate level)
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Proactive and ability to take initiative
Excellent presentation skills

Method of Application
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Jobs in Port Harcourt for Marketers at Pison Investment and Property Limited

Pison Investment and Property Limited is a property development company based in Abuja, Nigeria.
We seek dynamic and vibrant marketers that will create, win and retain customers, generate business for the company through significant marketing, customer service and establishing good relationship with clients.

Job Title: Marketer
Port Harcourt, Rivers
Minimum qualification is B.Sc or HND and minimum of 3 years experience.
How to Apply

Applications should be addressed to the Human Resources Manager, in PDF and with a passport photograph embedded in the CV.

Applications should be sent either to:
Plot 61, 2nd Floor,
Olu-obasanjo Road,
Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Email to: ogunwa.awo@pisonproperties.com

Application Deadline 6th November, 2014.

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HR Manager at Ascentech Services Limited

A client of ours is looking to hire an HR Manager who would be responsible for maintaining the work structure by updating
job requirements and job descriptions for all positions.

HR Manager

Maintain the organization’s staff by establishing a recruiting, testing, and interviewing program; counseling managers on candidate selection; conducting and analyzing exit interviews; recommending changes. Prepare employees for assignments by establishing and conducting orientation and training programs.
Maintain a pay plan by conducting periodic pay surveys; scheduling and conducting job evaluations; preparing pay budgets; monitoring and scheduling individual pay actions; recommending, planning, and implementing pay structure revisions.
The successful candidate should have experience in Admin/Account management with a minimum of 3 years experience and any degree in Human Resources/Personnel Management is required.

Method of Application
Interested candidates should forward CV to efe.opia@ascentech.com.ng

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Vacancy at Best Recruits

A well-established company in Nigeria is seeking to extend into the Nigerian power section as part of the
Nigerian power sector reforms. As part of its growth plans towards playing a prominent role in the Nigerian Power Generation sector, the company is in the process of taking over an existing power generation company, as part of the ongoing Nigerian power sector privatisation exercise and seek the services of a competent Human Resources Manager.

HR Manager

Afam/ Port Harcourt
Line Manager: Managing Director

JOB Summary
Provide high quality leadership delivery and management of HR services to Management and employees.
These services include policy development and interpretation, employees’ benefits, payroll supervision, recruitment, manpower planning and talent pipeline management, learning and development and manage HR systems.
The incumbent will be responsible for the effective and efficient execution of all HR processes as well initiate continuous improvement programmes.
This position will also represent HR at senior leadership level.
The selected candidate will tentatively be required to commence work by 1st November 2014.

Key Duties and Responsibilities
Develop HR strategies, policies, processes and procedures that will support business development initiatives
Contribute to broad based business discussions as a member of the Leadership team
Manage Industrial and Labour relations in line with national Labour laws
Identify and manage process improvement opportunities in line with business requirements
Manage employee performance and remuneration processes
Develop and drive resourcing and recruitment plans in support of the business
Develop and manage employee learning and development as well as induction plans
Manage industrial and employee relations issues including developing a grievance management procedure
Ensure that payroll is processed in an accurate and timely manner
Ensure compliance to all internal and local legislative requirements.
Drive employee engagement initiatives

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications
B.Sc/BA in Social/Management Sciences. Relevant Higher degree and professional Human Resources qualification will be and added advantage
At least 15 years HR experience in the Power/Energy ( Oil and Gas ) sector
International working experience will be an added advantage

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV, Copies of important qualifications, Cover letter to: vacancy@bestrecruits.com.ng

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Career Opportunities at ECOWAS Abuja, August 2014

The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) is a regional group of fifteen West African countries. Founded on 28 May 1975, with the signing of the Treaty of Lagos, its mission is to promote economic integration across the region.
Considered one of the pillars of the African Economic Community, the organization was founded in order to achieve collective self-sufficiency for its member states by creating a single large trading bloc through an economic and trading union. It also serves as a peacekeeping force in the region. The organization operates officially in three co-equal languages French, English, and Portuguese.

We are currently recruiting for the position below

Job Title: Programme Officer Performance Reports

Reference: ECW-COMM/REC/MOE-P/001/2012
Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Office of the Vice-President
Directorate: Monitoring and Evaluation
Grade: P3
Supervisor: Head of Division Monitoring and Evaluation

Job Description

The incumbent contributes to the establishment of the ECOWAS Monitoring and Evaluation system and operationalizes the procedures and tools of the Monitoring and Evaluation manual relating to reporting on performance.

Duties and Responsibilities

Ensure effective and efficient reporting on performance of operations and programmes of the Commission; Apply standard tools, techniques, guidelines and reports for assessing and monitoring the implementation of the programmes of the Commission; Collect relevant data, where available, on the ECOWAS strategic operations/programmes in collaboration with other institutions and partners; Undertake periodic, independent field visits, focus groups, polls, etc and ensure validation of information received through regular reporting systems; Identify effective communication channels and utilize these channels to ensure that stakeholders are fully informed on the performance of programmes; Update reporting formats, frequency and distribution timelines for all monitoring and evaluation matrices and consolidate periodic reports on progress in achieving programme outcomes; Prepare the performance assessment reports of ECOWAS programmes, and ensure their effective dissemination and feedback. Qualifications/Experience/Skills
Educational Qualification
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Management, Business Administration, Economics, Statistics, Social Sciences or any other related subject, with an expertise in planning and/or monitoring and evaluation of programmes and operations. A higher degree will substitute for two years from the required professional experience. Experience
A minimum of five (5) years of professional experience including at least two (2) years in planning and/or monitoring and evaluation related work.


Candidate should not be 50 years old or over at the point of recruitment and must be a citizen of one of the ECOWAS member states.


Must be fluent in one of the official languages of the Commission; English, French and Portuguese. A working knowledge of another would be an advantage.


Annual Salary: USD 36,901 – USD 44,469

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Job Title: Human Resources Officer, Performance and Career Management

Reference: ECW-COMM/REC/HRD-P/001/2012
Human Resources
Abuja, Nigeria
Human Resources
Principal Officer, Performance and Development

Job Description

The ECOWAS Commission’s Human Resources (HR) Directorate is committed to developing and maintaining policies and succession systems which provide the organisation with the diversity, flexibility, and mobility necessary to respond to a changing global environment, while supporting greater decentralization of the Commission’s operations, promoting efficiency and effectiveness.

Being conscious of the fact that the organisation is operating in a rapidly changing global environment which brings a variety of challenges, and considering several factors including technological evolution, outsourcing and off shoring, the dramatically changing demographics of the labor markets, the Directorate emphasizes the importance of implementing best-practice human resources solutions that ensure we attract, develop, retain and reward the right people skilled enough to deliver on our mandate.

The incumbent will work on reviewing current policies, processes and practices related to Performance, Career Management and design of new frameworks within the organization.

Duties and Responsibilities

Partner with Human Resources Directorate’s Leadership and Operational teams to review current processes and provide technical advice in the areas of career management and succession planning; Help explore and design frameworks/models, and support implementation of appropriate measures by applying modern methods, approaches, and tools in the areas of Performance and Career Management; Lead and/or support multiple transformational activities in various lines of business from conception through implementation; Design, prepare, deliver and conduct the needs assessment of current processes and practices related to Performance and Career Management Ensure all Human Resources projects relating to Performance and Career Management use a consistent methodology, tools and templates; manage communications and change management activities targeted at all levels of audiences during implementation process Facilitate and/or support key strategy decision meetings, focus-group discussions etc. as and when required
Academic Qualification:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Social Sciences, Business Administration, Public Administration, Organization Psychology, Psychology, Sociology, Economics, Development Economics, International Relations, Human Resource Management, etc. Experience: Minimum of five years relevant experience in similar roles within international organizations In-depth broad-based knowledge of and extensive experience in all major facets of HR management, trends, and practices in diverse organizations Competencies:
Building Strategic Partnerships

Identifying and building partnerships Displays initiative, sets challenging outputs for him/herself and willingly accepts new work assignments Takes responsibility for achieving agreed outputs within set deadlines and strives until successful outputs are achieved Promoting Organizational Learning and Knowledge Sharing Developing tools and mechanisms Identifies new approaches and strategies that promote the use of tools and mechanisms Develops and/or participates in the development of tools and mechanisms, including identifying new approaches to promote individual and organizational learning and knowledge sharing using formal and informal methodologies Job Knowledge/Technical Expertise In-depth knowledge of the subject-matter Understands more advanced aspects of primary area of specialization as well as the fundamental concepts of related disciplines (HR management) Serves as internal consultant in the area of expertise and shares knowledge with staff Continues to seeks new and improved methods and systems for accomplishing the work of the unit Keeps abreast of new developments in area of professional discipline and job knowledge and seeks to develop him/herself professionally Demonstrates comprehensive knowledge of information technology and applies it in work Promoting Organizational Change and Development Assisting the individuals to cope with change Develops communications and programmes to assist Departments and Directorates in their adaptation to changing environment Client Orientation Demonstrates understanding of client’s perspective Keeps the client informed of problems or delays in the provision of services Uses discretion and flexibility in interpreting rules in order to meet client needs and achieve organizational goals more effectively Solicits feedback on service provision and quality Promoting Accountability and Results-Based Management Age
Candidates should not be 50 years old or over at the point of recruitment and must be a citizen of one of the ECOWAS member states.


Excellent oral and written communication skills in any of the official ECOWAS languages – English, French and Portuguese. A good working knowledge of a second official language would be an advantage.


Annual Salary: USD 36,901 – USD 44,469

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Application Deadline:  20 September 2014

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