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4 Jul 2018

Full-time African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re): Assistant Human Resource Officer Recruitment

African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) – Posted by Nigeria Job bucket Staff Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) is the leading pan-African reinsurance company and the largest re-insurer in Africa and the Middle East in terms of net reinsurance written premiums.

The Job : Assistant Human Resource Officer

Job Status: Full Time Job,Graduate/Exp

Remuneration: Attractive,

Location: Nigeria

Job Profile

Location: Head Office, Lagos
Grade Level: Support Staff


  • Reporting to the Assistant Director, Human Resource & Administration, the successful candidate who should be an HR Generalist,  will support in all aspects of human resource management, including: human resource planning and policy development, talent development, management and administration, staff welfare, benefits plan administration, and reporting.

Duties/Job Details
The duties of the Assistant Human Resource Officer shall comprise amongst others:

  • Support with generalist HR roles, including reviewing and developing relevant Africa-Re Group Policies and Procedures and providing advice in relation to employee performance, conduct and absence management;
  • Support of Africa-Re Group recruitment processes  ( employee screening, selection, and interview processes and placement  where required
  • Maintaining contracts, personnel files and other employee information;
  • Support the Talent Development unit in administering training and development programmes and liaising with external training bodies as required.
  • Providing support in relation to Health, Safety & Environment;
  • Support Africa-Re Group employee-related programmes, such as YIPP, work experience and internships;
  • Monitor all staff employment contracts to ensure that they remain compliant with the relevant employment agreement and confirmation and renewal timelines are accurately met;
  • Ensure that all job descriptions are current and related employment agreements are maintained for all new and existing employees
  • Draft and or ensure that all employee correspondence, such as letters of offer, employment agreements, termination notices are issued as at when due etc.
  • Support on-boarding sessions for all new employees, which will include ensuring that all relevant employee information is obtained and filed  as well as developing an induction programme for new employees;
  • Provide support in performance management especially the annual evaluation exercises;
  • Support in the preparation of monthly Payroll and timely implementation of all agreed employee compensation, including any approved Salary Adjustments
  • Completion of all administrative tasks required upon retirement, contract completion, or termination of employees;
  • Support the communication of regular updates to all staff as required;
  • Attending to any other duties as may be assigned by the Corporation’s management from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications And Professional Experience
Applicants must be holders of:

  • University degree in a field related to Human Resource Management, such as Public Administration, Business Administration and other Social Sciences with three (3) years relevant post qualification experience;
  • At least three years’ experience of working in a generalist HR environment;
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies would be an added advantage
  • Additional professional qualifications in Human Resource would be an added advantage.

Main Competencies Required For This Position:

  • Experience in supporting managers across a variety of departments at different levels in all aspects of HR and training;
  • Excellent knowledge of human resource planning, management, and administration in a 50+ employee sized organization
  • Strong communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation
  • Proficient interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution, collaboration, facilitation, negotiation, and team building
  • Computer Literate with good interactive knowledge of Microsoft office suite
  • Good reporting skills ,analyzing and reasoning;
  • Taking  initiative;
  • Unquestionable integrity and proven sense of responsibility
  • Proficiency in evaluating the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Understanding and practical knowledge of employment law and employer best practice
  • Managing the customer relationship and Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management
  • Team working & personal impact
  • Attention to detail

Applicants must also be:

  • Fluent in English, working knowledge of French will be an added advantage;
  • Nationals of Members state of Africa-Re
  • Not more than 33 years old

Salary And Benefits
The successful candidate shall have the following benefits:

  • Competitive Basic Salary on the Corporation’s Grade Level SS2
  • Variable pay (Annual Performance Bonus)
  • Joint contribution to the Provident Fund (7% of the basic salary paid by staff and 14% by the employer)
  • Children education subsidy for each child (maximum 4 children)
  • Medical cover for staff and family;
  • Housing Allowance;
  • Transport Allowance;
  • Inflation Adjustment that may increase or decrease depending on the economic situation in the duty post.

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Job Categories: Human Resources Jobs In Nigeria. Job Types: Full-time. Job Tags: African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) jobs and Assistant Human Resource Officer jobs. Salaries: N300,000 - N400,000.


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