Human Resources (HR) Officer Vacancy at British Council Nigeria

Human Resources (HR) Officer Vacancy at British Council Nigeria

The British Council Nigeria is looking for a suitably qualified and experienced individual to fill the post of Human Resources (HR) Officer. The role is based in Lagos (NIGERIA).

Purpose of Role
The job holder support to the Assistant Director Nigeria in the delivery of BC Nigeria HR standards. The HR Officer will undertake specific work within HR and Diversity to support the effective management of the BC operation.

Main Duties and Responsibilities
Working with Assistant Director Nigeria, the post holder will be responsible for the following:

Human Resources Delivery
To support the implementation of corporate standard BC policies on all apsects of HR policy in Nigeria as well as to maintain an appropriate working environment for staff in line with relevant policy.
To ensure compliance with Sub Saharan Africa HR Terms and Conditions of Service, Essential HR and other corporate HR standards

Human Resources Admin
To support the implementation of HR processes such as HR Enquiry Services, TACOS generated tasks and personnel record management 
To provide support to all HR processes for example internal and external recruitment exercise including preparation of recruitment materials, sending out recruitment packs, preparing candidate records, inviting candidates to tests and interviews, booking interview rooms, meeting candidates on arrival for interview, ensuring medical referral, taking up references and preparing standard contracts etc

Equal Opportunity and Diversity
To support the implementation of the Equal Opportunity and Diversity (EOD) strategy as designated by the HR Manager. The post holder will take part in the leadership and management of all Nigeria teams to ensure consistently high EOD standards
To lead on the Diversity Assessment Framework procedures as designated by HR Manager to ensure Diversity rating targets are consistently met and maintained. 

Key Relationships:
The post holder will work with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external. Internal: All British Council Nigeria teams, regional HR teams External: HR and Diversity contacts

Skills and Knowledge
Human Resource Management – Level 2
Marketing and Customer Service - Level 2

Qualifications and Experience
2 years experience in working in Human Resources Management in a mid sized firm. HRM in the INGO sector is desirable.
Degree level education

How to apply?
Read through the position profile document. Download and complete the application form. To help you understand and complete the application form, read through the ‘How to complete the application’ document at the top of this page. Listed within the role profile document, you will find a number of listed ‘behaviours’ and ‘skills and knowledge’. Evidence against those criteria’s will need to be provided in your role application form. To help you understand those criteria’s, we have provided a ‘behaviours’ and ‘generic skills' dictionary at the top of this page.

Completed application forms should be submitted via email to by 28 December 2012. Only applications received on the British Council application form will be considered and only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We will not accept CVs. The British Council is committed to a policy of Equal Opportunity and Diversity and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community. We guarantee an interview to disabled candidates who meet the essential criteria.

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