Head HR/Administration (POSITION OPEN)

Job Title:   Head HR/Administration

Location:  Lagos


The successful candidate will be a strong HR professional with significate generalist HR experience gained within a fast-paced and forward-thinking organization. The preferred candidate will drive the organization’s HR aspirations vis-à-vis policies and actual practices in order to meet both present and future staffing needs.

Roles and responsibility

  • Deliver all round HR services including talent management, recruitment, employee, benefit and compensation, projects, etc.
  • Establish HR procedures and policies on a regular basis.
  • Participate in ad hoc HR projects within the company as assigned.
  • Responsible for the monthly payroll payment and review.
  • Maintain historical and current human resources records within the company’s human resources software
  • Maintain the work and structure by updating job requirements and job description for all positions
  • Provide counsel and handle grievances issues with employees, disciplinary actions, redundancies, and dismissals
  • Inform employees on human resources policies, procedures, and performance development plans
  • Maintain management guidelines by preparing, updating and/or recommending human resources policies and procedures
  • Administer compensation, benefits, and performance management systems and safety and recreation programs
  • Prepare written and oral reports on a wide range of human resources related issues
  • Negotiate bargaining agreements and help interpret labor contracts
  • Ensure that the interface between the management and every single employee is permanently guaranteed
  • Ensure that the human resources are structured, optimized, motivated and trained to achieve high-quality performance
  • Identify staff vacancies, initiate recruiting, selecting, orienting and training processes for the current and the new employees
  • Ensure that the human resources policies and strategies are in line with the best practice and with the applicable laws
  • Liaise with external government/quasi-government and other external bodies pertaining to human resources issues



  • Bsc. in social sciences or equivalent specialization in HR Management or higher
  • At least 5 years of relevant HR role experience preferably within the Oil and Gas industry (but may consider a candidate from a multinational company that is not Oil and Gas)
  • Membership of chartered institute of personnel management (CIPM) will be a plus
  • Proactive and with previous experience working in high-volume, fast-paced internationally minded environments
  • Highly organized with high attention to details
  • Proficient user of MS Office programs (word, excel, PowerPoint and outlook)
  • Outstanding negotiation and interpersonal communication skills
  • Excellent in problem-solving, analytical and administrative skills