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We are recruiting to fill the vacant position below:
Job Title: Corporate Services HR Officer
Ref Id: 04/18 LOS
Grade: A2 (L)
Type of Position: Permanent
Job Category: Foreign and Commonwealth Office (Operations and Corporate Services)
Job Subcategory: HR
Start Date: 1st May 2018
Main Purpose of Job
- The Corporate Services HR Officer will work under the direct supervision of the Head of Corporate Services Lagos.
- The candidate will assist the Corporate Services Team in Lagos, effectively and efficiently managing day to day HR functions in line with the HR Operating Procedures.
- The Corporate Services HR Officer will be responsible and accountable for delivering high quality customer service as well as provide appropriate and swift administrative business support.
Roles and Responsibilities
- To collect detailed staff information from employees so payroll checks can be accurately calculated, distributed and deposited.
- Provide support for all other Corporate Services functions including supporting the Corporate Services Team to meet tasks as required.
- Willing to perform any other duties as may be assigned by the Corporate Services Managers or Heads of the department.
- To perform all duties according to the standards set out by Corporate Services Charter.
- Day to day HR administration of post HR Functions as defined in Regional Operating Procedures
- Meeting all payroll deadlines and delivery.
- Maintain third party relationships with our external service providers e.g. Health Management Organizations, Life Assurance Broker, Pension Fund Administration
- Signpost staff to Hub for response to HR enquires
- Organize logistics for HR related training events and induction days.
- Act as L&D champion at post.
- Keep track of spend on L&D budget. Hold Government Procurement Card to manage L&D spend where necessary
Essential Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- Microsoft office word and basic excel
- Ability to work under pressure
- Good organising skills
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Attention to detail and initiative
- Good customer service skills coupled with an ability to handle difficult customers
Desirable Qualifications, Skills and Experience
- Payroll experience
- Basic finance processes experience
- Events coordination experience
- Language: English
- Level of language required: Excellent Spoken and Written
- Seeing the Big Picture, Leading and Communicating, Managing a Quality Service, Delivering at Pace
Other Benefits and Conditions of Employment
Learning and development opportunities:
- Mandatory e-learning
- Access to job shadowing
- Access to L&D budget
Starting Monthly Salary
Application Deadline 30th March, 2018.
- Applicants must be able to live and work in Nigeria.
- Please complete the application form in full as the information provided is used during screening.
- Please check your application carefully before you submit, as no changes can be made once submitted.
- The British High Commission will never request any payment or fees to apply for a position.
- Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission in Lagos are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Nigeria.
- All candidates must be legally able to work and reside in the country of the vacancy with the correct visa/work permit status or demonstrate eligibility to obtain the relevant permit.
- The responsibility lies on the successful candidate to:
- Obtain the relevant permit
- Pay fees for the permit
- Make arrangements to relocate
- Meet the costs to relocation
- The British High Commission does not sponsor visas/work permits except where it may be local practice to do so.
- Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
- Information about the Foreign and Commonwealth Office Competency Framework can be found on this link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-frameworkPlease note: AA=A1, AO=A2, EO=B3, HEO=C4, SEO=C5
- Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted on successful candidates.