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HR/admin manager
Job Type: Full-Time


From 0 to 1998
University of Port Harcourt
No added languages


HR & Admin Manager
February 2012 - Present Day (5 years 6 months)

Identify staff vacancies and recruit, interview and select applicants.

Allocate human resources, ensuring appropriate matches between personnel.

Provide current and prospective employees with information about policies, job duties, working conditions, wages, opportunities for promotion and employee benefits.

Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.

Advise managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes.

Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.

Plan and conduct new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.

Serve as a link between management and employees by handling questions, interpreting and administering contracts and helping resolve work-related problems.

Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labor relations, and employee relations.

Analyze training needs to design employee development, language training and health and safety programs.

Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates.

Analyze statistical data and reports to identify and determine causes of personnel problems and develop recommendations for improvement of organization's personnel policies and practices.

Plan, organize, direct, control or coordinate the personnel, training, or labor relations activities of an organization.

Conduct exit interviews to identify reasons for employee termination.

Investigate and report on industrial accidents for insurance carriers.

Represent organization at personnel-related hearings and investigations.

Negotiate bargaining agreements and help interpret labor contracts.

Prepare personnel forecast to project employment needs.

Prepare and follow budgets for personnel operations.

Develop, administer and evaluate applicant tests.

Oversee the evaluation, classification and rating of occupations and job positions.

Study legislation, arbitration decisions, and collective bargaining contracts to assess industry trends.

Develop and/or administer special projects in areas such as pay equity, savings bond programs, day-care, and employee awards.

Provide terminated employees with outplacement or relocation assistance.

Contract with vendors to provide employee services, such as food service, transportation, or relocation service.

March 2008 - January 2012 (3 years 11 months)
  • Design of Performance Management Systems for Clients
  • Design of Training Programmes and Need Analysis criteria
  • Conducting Organizational Effectiveness Surveys
  • Provide a broad range of consultative services to clients regarding policies and procedures.
  • Supervising Executive Search Assignments
  • Compensation Survey and Design
  • Conducting Staff Skills and Competency Audits
  • Designining HR Strategies for clients
  • Conducting Employee Satisfaction Surveys
  • Designing Job Descriptions and Specifications
  • Design of Personnel Policies, Systems and Procedures
  • Audit Personnel Policies,Systems and Procedures
  • Management of Outsourced Staff
  • Management of Labour issues with staff Unions
  • Branch and liason office administration
April 2004 - March 2008 (4 years 1 month)
  • Design, plan and implement organization-wide solutions for clients
  • Baseline Studies, Needs Assessments, Sustainable Livelihood Assessments/Appraisals (SLAs), Participatory Rural Appraisals (PRAs) and Community Development Plans (CDPs) for clients
  • Review operating procedures, systems and services; recommend and implement changes.
  • Facilitating the processing of Leave, Salary Review, Loans, exits through Resignation, Dismissal and death
  • Responsible for all discipline related issues for Staff in the organisation
  • Preparation of an annual training programme including budget.
  • Develop, organize and conduct training and educational programs for clients and staff.
  • Construct training materials, instructor guides, student manuals, training aids, self-directed programs and evaluation/assessment instruments
  • Monitor effectiveness of programs and recommend changes to increase effectiveness as needed.
  • Maintain records of training activities and attendance and monitor employee progress.

Drawing up a staff training plans specific to job description.

  • Planning and delivering training, including inductions for new staff;
  • Analyzing training needs internally and externally
  • Designing organizational policies for employment.
  • Conducting skills Audit/Competency Evaluations
  • Conducting Organizational Effectiveness Surveys
  • Designing conditions of service and job descriptions
  • Recruiting: this includes developing job descriptions, preparing advertisements, checking application forms, short listing, interviewing and selecting candidates;
  • Supervise the preparation of materials for recruitment tests, interviews etc.
  • Developing policies on issues such as working conditions, performance management, equal opportunities, Disciplinary procedures and absence management;
  • Development and review of Performance Appraisal Methodology and Systems
  • Analyzing performance-related data to identify development opportunities.
  • Advising on pay and other remuneration issues, including promotion and benefits; Undertaking salary reviews;
  • Interpreting and advising on employment legislation
  • Developing Manpower Planning strategies, which consider immediate and long-term staff requirements in terms of numbers and skill levels;
  • General Office Administration
March 2000 - December 2003 (3 years 11 months)

Providing support in the various administrative functions in the office.