Thursday, March 29, 2012

British High Commission Recruiting Deputy Human Resource Manager / Trianing Liason Officer

British High Commission Abuja has the following vacancy in its Corporate Services Section:

Job Position: LE II Deputy Human Resource Manager / Trianing Liason Officer


The British High Commission is looking for a full time Deputy Human Resource (HR) Manager/Training Liaison Officer (TLO) to work in its busy Corporate Services Section.

Job Description

As TLO, you will lead on all learning and development issues, best practice and opportunities to encourage and promote staff development, including overseeing and monitoring the learning and development budget in close liaison with the finance manager.

As Deputy HR Manager you will be supporting the LE I HR Manager in the delivery of HR objectives, whilst ensuring all procedures are compliant with local labour law. Supporting the LEI HR Manager in the delivery of Human Resources objectives, whilst ensuring all procedures are compliant with local labour law.

As TLO you will be responsible for the Locally Engaged (LE) staff learning and development committee to help identify and address learning and development needs, making sure that management and section heads are consulted, to ensure the greatest training needs are met.

Analysing learning needs – both knowledge and skill – and then planning learning programmes.

Updating and maintaining comprehensive induction packs for UK-based and local staff, and developing and presenting a high quality induction workshop for all new staff.

Development of performance pay packages, workforce planning and close liaison with colleagues at the British Deputy High Commission in Lagos.

Line management of LE IV Training Liaison Assistant (TLA).

Budget holder for learning and development budget.

Qualities NeededTo meet the challenges of this demanding position it is a requirement to have:

Previous HR experience in a large organisation

Previous Learning and Development (Training) experience

Previous financial experience, with an ability to administer budgets accurately.

Additional qualities will include Managing Self, Others and Resources, Delivering Results, Working with Others and Communicating.

The successful candidate will have excellent English oral and written communication skills, excellent organisational skills, including the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously; have strong interpersonal and networking skills and the ability to work with a diverse range of people.

Confirmation of appointment will be subject to the successful applicant obtaining the necessary level of security clearance.

This is a permanent full time position, from 8:00am - 4:00pm, Monday to Thursday and 8:00am - 1.00pm on Fridays. This appointment is graded LE II with a monthly starting salary of N329,656.00. The appointment will be subject to a six month probationary period. Successful candidates who are not liable to pay Nigerian tax will be subject to a 10 % notional tax deduction on their monthly salary. The salary will be paid in Naira.

Deadline For Applications
30th March 2012

Method of Application

Applications should include full curriculum vitae, type written covering letter/statement in support of the application, and be accompanied by a passport photograph. Applications received after the stated deadline will not be considered. Telephone applications and enquiries will not be accepted.

Interviews are likely to be held during the week commencing 23 April 2012 and only applicants called for interview will be contacted.

Applications should be sent to:

Human Resources Manager
British High Commission Abuja
19 Torrens Close, Maitama
P.M.B 4808 (Garki)
Abuja, Nigeria.
Or by email to: