The project is seeking to recruit a trainee for Human Resource Management.
Under the overall guidance and direct supervision of the Head People Management Unit and Head of Corporate Services Department and the Project Manager of the AFOS-LAPO project the trainee is expected to rigorously complete the full Trainee-Program and acquire the relevant certifications.
The Trainee is expected to work in close collaboration with all the operational units of LAPO MFB within the prescribed timeframe and to support project delivery in areas and functions assigned.
Target of trainings
Next to the intensive academic trainings on general management, inputs on LAPO culture, strategy, structure and systems as well as on-the-job project management capacity building, the focus of professional training is to serve the following future responsibilities:
Plan, direct, and coordinate human resource management activities of LAPO to maximize the strategic use of human resources and maintain functions such as employee compensation, recruitment, personnel policies, and regulatory compliance.
To identify all training needs of the bank and compile a list of all training programs for management decision
To develop and manage a sustainable management development scheme for LAPO.
Focus areas of professional training
To be trained to perform the following duties and tasks:
At least MBA University degree with specialized certification in Management
Other skills and competences
Sound knowledge of best practices in human resources management – including knowledge and use of standard human resources management systems and software;
Knowledge of existing regulatory framework;
Knowledge of industry and economic environment;
Ability to relate to staff at all levels – including management staff;
Strong and effective negotiation skills;
Team building, people and conflict management skills;
Strategic thinking and analytical skills;
Managerial and leadership skills;
Integrity and firmness;
attention to detail and accuracy;
strong communication skills;
information and task monitoring;
Sound mastery in the usage of computers and office software packages (MS Word, ppt., Excel, etc) and knowledge of spreadsheet and database packages, experience in handling of web based management systems;
Organizational skills, secretarial and office management competences;
Demonstrate corporate knowledge and sound judgment;
Learning and sharing knowledge; encourage the learning of others.
Accountable and transparent in all aspects of work;
Readiness and ability to accommodate flexible working hours;
Readiness to accommodate travels outside the regular work station (in particular travels to Benin City);
Ability and readiness to work with people of different nationalities and cultures
Not relevant in the case of fresh graduates with the relevant academic qualifications; alternatively
Minimum of five years experience in a human resource function with at least two of those years in management positions.
Key performance indicators
Timeliness in preparation of respective reports
Timeliness in preparation of annual budgets
Timeliness in conduct and completion of annual or other audits
Degree of error in reports generated;
Quality of analysis of feedbacks from trainees and correctives to dysfunctional trainee and talent pool programs;
Quality of trainings conducted and effective use of outputs from trainings;
Level of response to training and learning needs of the bank
Incidents of exceptions in the reports of internal and external auditors
Fluency in English
Between 25 and 30 years of age
1st August 2012
Duration of program
Competitive and based on qualification