October 2016 Recruitment For HR Advisor in an Indigenous Marine Logistic Services Company in Rivers State


Vacancy Announcement : Rivers HR Advisor



Our client is one of the fastest growing indigenous marine logistic services providers in the upstream sector of the Nigerian oil and gas industry engaged in long-standing service partnerships with international oil companies.

We are recruiting to fill the job position below:

Job Title: HR Advisor
Job Reference: 1146
Location: Rivers
Industry: Maritime
Function: HRM
Job Description
Employee Recruitment and On-boarding:

  • Recruits, interviews, tests and selects employees to fill vacant positions existing in the organization.
  • Plans and conducts new employee orientation to foster positive attitude toward the company’s goals.
  • Handles employee background and reference checks, transfers and confirmation

Training and Employee Development:

  • Develops and implements an annual best-practice training plan

Performance Management:

  • Handles all personnel transactions such as performance reviews and management.
  • Administers performance review program to ensure effectiveness, compliance, and equity within the organization.

Compensation and benefits Management:

  • Develops and implements an appropriate employee incentive plan and ensures the motivation of all employees to achieve the company’s objectives.
  • Prepares the budget for the human resources department.
  • Administers benefits programs such as life insurance, health, pension plans, vacation, sick leave, leave of absence, and employee assistance programs.

Employee Relations and Welfare:

  • Advises management on appropriate resolution of employee relations issues and carries out disciplinary actions.
  • Responds to inquiries regarding policies, procedures, programs and ensures effective administration.
  • Prepares employee separation notices, related documentation and conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind resignation.
  • Ensures effective communication within the organization by soliciting for feedback from all departments and communicating back to management.


  • A graduate degree or higher in a Social Science discipline
  • Internationally recognized personnel management certification e.g. CIPM
  • Membership of an international HR organization Minimum Experience
  • Minimum of 7 years’ cognate human resource management role experience in the marine sector or an international service organization
  • Knowledge of talent acquisition and employee relations
  • Expert knowledge of the Nigerian Labour Law
  • Expertise in performance management and organizational development
  • Ability to work well with a team and also independently without significant supervision
  • Capable of making decisions and giving directions to facilitate prompt service delivery
  • An ability to develop creative and effective solutions to problems.
  • Capable of thinking outside the box
  • Strong work ethics
  • Honesty and professional integrity
  • Customer-centricity and responsiveness
  • Pleasant disposition with the capability to be authoritative when necessary
  • Clear and effective oral and written communication skills in English Language
  • Proven experience ins HR policy and strategy architecture
  • Proven ability to create best practice HR procedures
  • Proven engagement negotiation skills
  • Proven personnel management skills
  • Proven training and development skills
  • Proven ability to develop and coordinate training content
  • Proven Performance and career management skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of marine crew Class Certifications
  • Proven ability to use HR applications and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to execute rapidly on HR tasks
  • Ability to respond swiftly to inquiries with accurate details and recommendations

Attractive Package

How to Apply
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