Job Description
This role (based in Port Harcourt), will play a critical part in delivering the transformation agenda and will need to demonstrate experience in the implementation of initiatives and systems in their respective functions or disciplines.


  • Develops and coordinates the implementation and upgrading of comprehensive people management strategy and plans while ensuring alignment with the company’s business strategy and key business objectives
  • Directs and is accountable for all matters concerning employment legislation and contract issues to ensure that company liabilities are managed in compliance with relevant laws
  • Liaises with group divisional heads and line management to determine key performance requirements, develop people within the business units, ensure delivery of prioritised, tailored and focused HR interventions that add value and meet business objectives
  • Communicates human capital strategy and operating plan to business units and other functional areas to ensure understanding and commitment
  • Provides strong functional leadership to enable effective delivery of HR strategy across the business
  • Coordinates the design and implementation of the company’s people development and training strategies, plans to ensure identified needs are addressed with appropriate interventions
  • Develops and provides guidance to Company’s Executive Management in the implementation of effective succession planning system and supporting processes; and ensure consistent supply of competent staff to fill jobs at senior management level and other positions across the business
  • Directs and motivates HR function staff in delivering the people management mandate in line with key deliverables specified in service level agreements (SLAs)
  • Develops and coordinates the implementation of Human Capital policies and procedures
  • Coordinates the recruitment and selection process to ensure that the organisation is adequately staffed by qualified and highly motivated personnel
  • Sets standards for the development, implementation and monitoring of the Company’s Succession/ plan, manpower and career development policy
  • Reviews and reports HR Function achievement against key performance targets
  • Define and maintain a competitive and merit based compensation system to support company strategy
  • Facilitate the achievement of industrial peace and harmony within the organization
  • Ensure proper human resource information management


  • Minimum of 12 years relevant experience in a senior generalist HR/HC role in a similar organization
  • Minimum of Bachelor's Degree/HND in any Social Sciences, Humanities, Business Administration disciplines
  • Professional certification in Human Resources from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) Nigeria or its overseas equivalent (e.g. HR Certification Institute (HRCI), Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD))
  • Desirable:
  • A relevant postgraduate degree (e.g. MSc in HRM, Management with HR focus or MBA)
  • Key Skills and Competencies:
  • Corporate and HR planning, Strategy and implementation
  • Organisational design and development
  • Strong capabilities across all the Talent Management area (e.g. Performance Management, Talent Selection, Retention etc)
  • Learning and Development
  • Strategic Reward and Benefits Management
  • Employee Engagement
  • Contract management, Service level Agreement management
  • Risk management and Business continuity planning
  • Business management and knowledge of the Petroleum business
  • Communication (Written, Verbal, Presentation)
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Change management
  • Negotiation, Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Relationship Management
  • This role (based in Lagos), will play a critical part in delivering the transformation agenda and will need to demonstrate experience in the implementation of initiatives and systems in their respective functions or disciplines.

Applicants should forward their CV's and resume to [email protected] on or before the 11th day in September 2015. All applicants must be reside in Lagos or its environs. Only if they are willing to relocate