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HR Manager 350 000
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation

Education

From 0 to 2000
Rivers State University of Science & Technology
From 0 to 2009
Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
No added languages

Experience

Group HR/Admin Manager
Contemporary Group Limited
September 2011 - Present Day (5 years 6 months)

CONTEMPORARY GROUP LTD. LAGOS. - 7TH September, 2011 - Date

GROUP HR/ADMIN MANAGER

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Overseeing of staff welfare (salary computation, Leaves, bonuses and other benefits)
  • Liaising with heads of unit to design a performance management structure for all departmental staffs.
  • Conducting research on employees/industrial relations current activities.
  • Conducting interviews and selection processes leading to engagement of new staff
  • Conducting periodic performance appraisal process including 1800 and 3600 appraisal system
  • Ensuring staff salaries, benefits and compensation are in procession with what is obtainable in other and similar industries.
  • Identifying skill gaps in all departments and make recommendation.
  • Conducting induction/orientation programme for newly engaged staff
  • Liaising with reputable training outfits to periodically conduct relevant job trainings
  • Conducting period briefing on performance management for line managers
  • Periodic survey of industry compensation packages
  • Ensuring equity and fairness in job placements and compensation
  • Advising the management on strategic HR policies
  • Handles general office/staff management and conflict resolution
  • Handles disciplinary, grievances and capability procedures management
  • Overseeing the activities of the drivers and movement of vehicles
  • To oversee the daily operations of the office; which will include: Staff Attendance, Movements, Dressing, etc.
  • Adherence to work ethics (Break time, Noise control, Not eating in the office), General office cleanliness, Power supply (NEPA & Generator), Maintenance of office equipment (Computers, air conditioners Furniture and fittings, Photocopier etc)
  • And any other official assignment that may arise and directed to be carried out by the management.

Contributions

Restructured HR department; activities include

  • Set up Performance management System
  • Set up Selection, Recruitment, Induction and orientation programs management procedures
  • Employee/Industrial relations management procedures
  • Produced employee HR policy manual
  • Disciplinary, grievances and capability procedures
  • Day-day HR policies and procedures management
  • Benefits and compensation management procedures
  • General office/staff management
Group HR Manager
MAGroup Limited
February 2010 - August 2011 (1 year 7 months)

Responsibilities

  • Developed and drove company-wide programs and initiatives such as salary review, work force planning and organizational change.
  • Develop and implement coaching and mentoring program- identification of Mentors & Mentees.
  • Developed career development processes and procedures.
  • Entrench, Administer and implement reward and recognition scheme
  • Provided regular feedback to management on career management activities, coaching and mentoring and other supporting initiatives.
  • Facilitated the implementation of Strategic Business Partnering & Recruitment activities in all corporate member of MAgroup.
  • Conducts training needs analysis (TNA) and identifies various gaps in employee’s learning and development and ensures adequate corrective measures are taken to address them; viz. (development opportunities, employee assistance programs, gain sharing and profit-sharing strategies, organization development interventions, due process approaches to problem solving and regularly scheduled communication opportunities).
  • Organized and conducts trainings for MAgroup staff including line managers on performance management, recruitment and selection, grievance, disciplinary and capability procedures.
  • Prepared all the training packages on human capital management, marketing/customer services, global workforce, managers digest, improving your employability, etc.
  • Recruit, select and train candidates for the organization corporate clients.
  • Ensured the HR policies align with the groups’ goals and objectives.
  • Ensured there is a fair system of remuneration payment, employees’ satisfaction to minimize disputes.
  • Linked change to the strategic needs of the organization to minimize employee dissatisfaction and resistance to change.
  • Ensured the establishment of the organizational culture and climate in which people have the competency, concern and commitment to serve customers well.
  • Assisted line managers in designing jobs descriptions and ensures role responsibilities are prepared for various employees.
  • Evaluates HR functions/policies across the group.
  • Conducted recruitment and selection exercises, orientation and updated induction programs for new employees.
  • Handled job analysis, staff appraisals and ensuring that company’s policy and procedures are pursued.

Contributions

  • Set the organisation performance management system.
  • Conducted job analysis, prepared job descriptions and ensured the right candidates selected for the various positions.
  • Coached managers on effective appraisal system and motivational strategies.
  • Set up effective employee relations system in the organisation.
  • Designed all the training package for AFL Consult (a corporate member of MAGroup)
  • Reviewed and produced the company profile and employee policy hand book.
HR Advisor
National Health Service (NHS) Aberdeen, UK
November 2008 - May 2009 (7 months)

Responsibilities

Short term job in NHS - HR department: Research on performance management -

  • Improving employees’ health and wellbeing.
  • Curtailing absenteeism and lateness.
  • Increasing organisational productivity and performance.
  • Visited various departments on regular basis to proactively identify HR issues and determine optimal customization and application of strategies to address them.
  • Maintained and updated employees’ record on absence procedures in OPAS system to ensure it is in line with current practices in the organization.
  • Assisted in maintaining HR guidelines, procedures and work instructions in accordance with the NHS policy and current UK employment legislation the training received and highlight areas that require further training.
  • Assisted in Monitoring the effectiveness of the recruitment processes, continually reviewing and improving recruitment methods.
  • Supported HR team in identifying employees training needs in order to design an appropriate training plan.

Contributions

  • A HR Project team member on how to improve staff/organisational performance and productivity in National Health Service (NHS), Aberdeen, United Kingdom.
HR Advisor
The Shell Petroleum Dev. Co. Limited
November 2005 - May 2008 (2 years 7 months)

Responsibilities

  • Interpreted HR Policies on benefits and remunerations to staff.
  • Ensured maximum quality of personnel data in Shell People system (SAP).
  • Ensured effective on-boarding and off-boarding for local, expatriate staff and retirees.
  • Provided data retrieval and user support services.
  • Maintained changes to operating establishment and organization structure in Shell people.
  • Worked with HR manpower resourcing units and frontline offices, HR community and Financial/Payroll teams (SPDC, SNEPCO, SNG, and SNOP) to ensure effective hiring of new employees and induction of employees on cross-posting.
  • Ensured staff salaries and benefits are processed accordingly.
  • Ensured optimum payroll ‘Shell People System’ (SAP HR) data quality.
  • Ensured expatriate and local staff car allocation are managed effectively;
  • Ensured all data relating to fleet management are stored and maintained in Shell People System (SAP).
  • Delivered generalist HR support and advice to managers and employees within the respective client group(s)/business unit(s).
  • Communicate and implemented HR processes and programmes (i.e Ranking and appraisal, merit, CEP) within the client group/business unit(s).
  • Acted as the representative in the management team of the client group(s)/business unit(s).
  • Handled car allocation to eligible staff in SPDC both local and expatriate staff.
  • Provided information to EPG-Krakow on expatriate staff car deduction and refund

Key Interface

  • HR Advisory Units in Shell Exploration and Production Group of Companies, Shell People (Africa) Support Team, HR Manpower Resourcing/Processing Units, HR Community & Finance/Payroll Teams, Employees including Line Managers and Supervisors, IT department & infrastructure maintenance focal points, Shell People Global Implementation team, Security department, Location services for maintenance issues, Transport maintenance department, supply chain management, Finance Risk & Insurance Department and Shell Exploration & Production Group – Krakow.

Contributions

  • A pioneer team member of HR SAP ERP project implementation and operations in Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC), Nigeria.
  • A pioneer team member - Successfully managed the initial HR SAP Personnel Administration/ Payroll system (ERP) (employees’ remunerations, compensation/benefits, queries Personnel administration).
  • Assisted in Improving induction policies and procedures in SPDC East Port Harcourt.
Asst. Personnel Manager
Lukman International Limited
March 2000 - October 2005 (5 years 8 months)

Responsibilities

  • Designed job descriptions and person specifications, drafting job adverts.
  • Managed offer processes by working with the personnel manager and other management teams to finalize details of offers and its communication to candidates, negotiation of contract of employment, etc.
  • Provided personnel support and advice to managers and employees within the organization.
  • Handled all administrative and personnel jobs at the instance of the personnel/admin manager.
  • Handled the personnel manager’s job in his absence.
  • Provided operational/administrative support for learning events within the organization.
  • Provided data information and standard reports on staff salary and benefits.

Contributions

  • Developed and built good relationships with employees at all levels, which lead to improved co-operation and reduced the need for enforcement notices or legal action between Lukman and its customers/clients, stakeholders including communities where LUKMAN operates.
  • Developed and implemented a master plan that quelled crisis between Ebocha community in Rivers State and Lukman International Company Limited (a major contractor to Halliburton Energy Services, Nigeria).