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Human Resources officer

Aspire Consulting
Lagos, Nigeria
January 09, 2021


Human Resources Officer

We are looking for a skilled HR Officer who will recruit, support and develop talent through developing policies and managing procedures. You will be responsible for administrative tasks and you’ll contribute to making the company a better place to work.

If you are passionate about HR and highly efficient, give us a chance to meet you. We expect you to have knowledge of various HR functions. We want to see a committed and approachable individual and be impressed with your character and skills.

The goal will be to provide excellent assistance and support to employees and managers.


Support the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems

Provide counseling on policies and procedures

Be actively involved in recruitment by preparing job descriptions, posting ads and managing the hiring process

Create and implement effective onboarding plans

Develop training and development programs

Assist in performance management processes

Support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues

Maintain employee records (attendance, EEO data etc.) according to policy and legal requirements

Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance

recruiting, training and developing staff

making sure that staff get paid correctly and on time

pensions and benefits administration

approving job descriptions and advertisements

looking after the health, safety and welfare of all employees

organising staff training sessions and activities

monitoring staff performance and attendance

advising line managers and other employees on employment law and the employer's own employment policies and procedures

ensuring candidates have the right to work at the organisation

negotiating salaries, contracts, working conditions or redundancy packages with staff and representatives.

Key skills for HR officers

Commercial awareness

Effective organisational skills

Ability to form working relationships with people at all levels

Teamwork skills

Interpersonal skills

Meticulous attention to detail

Numerical skills

IT skills


Proven experience as HR officer, administrator or other HR position

Knowledge of HR functions (pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development etc.)

Understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures

Proficient in MS Office; knowledge of HRMS is a plus

Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude

Strong ethics and reliability

BSc/BA in business administration, social studies or relevant field; further training will be a plus

HR Credentials (e.g. PHR from the HR Certification Institute)

Organized and efficient in daily tasks

Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently

Goal-oriented, organized team player

Creative problem solver who thrives when presented with a challenge

Encouraging to team and staff; able to mentor and lead

Able present company mission and history clearly and confidently

Great “people-person” skills and professional attitude

Specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and preventive labor relations, preferred.

General knowledge of employment laws and best practices

Possesses superb spoken communication skills

Excellent interpersonal relationship building and employee coaching skills