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Job for Employee Relations and Human Resources Specialist at iROKO

IROKO is Africa’s leading entertainment technology company. Launched in 2010, by Jason Njoku and Bastian Gotter, it is one of the most talked about African internet start-ups, thanks to its flagship Nollywood movie platform iROKOtv. Head quartered in Lagos, Nigeria, the company has pioneered Video-On-Demand for Nollywood content (Nigerian movies) and has aggregated the world’s largest online catalogue of African content, totalling 10,000+ hours.

The company is also a leading global distributor of Nollywood content and works with international brands as diverse as British Airways to Nollywood TV, Tigo and The Africa Channel, to provide the highest quality movies for audiences around the world. In 2015, iROKO pivoted into the Linear TV market and has launched two channels – iROKO Play and iROKO Plus, on leading network, StarTimes.
Job for Employee Relations and Human Resources Specialist at iROKO
iROKO is VC-backed by Tiger global, Kinnevik and RISE Capital and has raised $25Mn in funding since 2010 and has been featured in international press including the BBC, Financial Times, The Economist, Pando Daily, Tech Crunch, Forbes, Variety, Mashable, Le Monde and many more.

Title: Employee Relations and Human Resources Specialist
IROKO Partners Limited – Nigeria

Job Specification

Employee Relations & Human Resources Specialist, Lagos – reporting to Global Head of HR


iROKO is on the lookout for an experienced Employee Relations Specialist based in our Lagos office.

You will be responsible for the employee wellbeing over around 100 employees and be an

administrative expert with outstanding organisational skills and attention to detail.

You will ideally have experience of payroll administration and health care administration.

You will help organise and launch employee forums and Peer Group meetings and be experienced in mediation and conflict resolution.

Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic about working in a creative, fast growing business and be able to handle a varied and challenging workload with a calm and cohesive approach and the requisite gravitas to influence and inspire confidence in your approach.

In return we will offer support for you to grow and learn in your role, benefits and the chance to be part of something truly dynamic, progressive and exciting!

What We Look for In an iROKO Candidate:

At Iroko we passionately believe that all our employees should;

Be bold

Be customer

Be honest

Be fast

Be amazing!

We love passionate, focused, confident and ambitious people with a flexible and dynamic approach to their job.

Key Responsibilities:

Responsible for supporting the employee needs and day to day operations of a busy office
HR Administrative support to the Head of Global HR
Ownership of payroll and benefits administration
Helping prepare proposals, reports and providing support for a new company appraisal system
Recruitment and onboarding support (and experience in interviewing candidates)
Helping put together presentations when required so must be proficient in PowerPoint
Highly numerate with excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Database Management Skills
Able to effectively manage and plan own work priorities, responding professionally to all requests in a timely manner
Experience in processing visas for international employees
Demonstrated behaviours

Self-motivated and ambitious
Second to none attention to detail!
Solution oriented with a creative approach to problem solving
Focused on building strong and effective working relationships
Focused on continuous improvement and development, both personally and on behalf of the company
Able to work calmly and effectively in a fast paced environment
Takes on board feedback and is proactive in acting on flagged areas for development


 A University is degree desirable but not obligatory

Preferably a qualified member or CIPM Nigeria

About us

iROKO Partners Ltd is a super fast growing start-up business.

We are the fastest growing digital media company offering West African content globally. Our mission is to provide easier access and discovery of quality entertainment content to hundreds of millions of people on devices of their choice. We work across three continents and have offices in London, New York and Lagos.

We have been featured in a range of global media including The Sunday Times, Forbes, Variety and many, many others.

Please check out to discover more about us!

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