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Latest Job Vacancies at African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re)

The African Reinsurance Corporation (Africa Re) is the leading pan-African reinsurance company and the largest re-insurer in Africa and the Middle East in terms of net reinsurance written premiums.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Assistant Human Resource Officer

Location: Head Office, Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Grade Level: Support Staff 

Responsibilities

  • Reporting to the Assistant Director, Human Resource & Administration, the successful candidate who should be an HR Generalist,  will support in all aspects of human resource management, including: human resource planning and policy development, talent development, management and administration, staff welfare, benefits plan administration, and reporting.

Duties/Job Details
The duties of the Assistant Human Resource Officer shall comprise amongst others:

  • Support with generalist HR roles, including reviewing and developing relevant Africa-Re Group Policies and Procedures and providing advice in relation to employee performance, conduct and absence management;
  • Support of Africa-Re Group recruitment processes  ( employee screening, selection, and interview processes and placement  where required
  • Maintaining contracts, personnel files and other employee information;
  • Support the Talent Development unit in administering training and development programmes and liaising with external training bodies as required.
  • Providing support in relation to Health, Safety & Environment;
  • Support Africa-Re Group employee-related programmes, such as YIPP, work experience and internships;
  • Monitor all staff employment contracts to ensure that they remain compliant with the relevant employment agreement and confirmation and renewal timelines are accurately met;
  • Ensure that all job descriptions are current and related employment agreements are maintained for all new and existing employees
  • Draft and or ensure that all employee correspondence, such as letters of offer, employment agreements, termination notices are issued as at when due etc.
  • Support on-boarding sessions for all new employees, which will include ensuring that all relevant employee information is obtained and filed  as well as developing an induction programme for new employees;
  • Provide support in performance management especially the annual evaluation exercises;
  • Support in the preparation of monthly Payroll and timely implementation of all agreed employee compensation, including any approved Salary Adjustments
  • Completion of all administrative tasks required upon retirement, contract completion, or termination of employees;
  • Support the communication of regular updates to all staff as required;
  • Attending to any other duties as may be assigned by the Corporation’s management from time to time.

Minimum Qualifications And Professional Experience
Applicants must be holders of:

  • University degree in a field related to Human Resource Management, such as Public Administration, Business Administration and other Social Sciences with three (3) years relevant post qualification experience;
  • At least three years’ experience of working in a generalist HR environment;
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies would be an added advantage
  • Additional professional qualifications in Human Resource would be an added advantage.

Main Competencies Required For This Position:

  • Experience in supporting managers across a variety of departments at different levels in all aspects of HR and training;
  • Excellent knowledge of human resource planning, management, and administration in a 50+ employee sized organization
  • Strong communication skills, including written, verbal, and presentation
  • Proficient interpersonal skills, including conflict resolution, collaboration, facilitation, negotiation, and team building
  • Computer Literate with good interactive knowledge of Microsoft office suite
  • Good reporting skills ,analyzing and reasoning;
  • Taking  initiative;
  • Unquestionable integrity and proven sense of responsibility
  • Proficiency in evaluating the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
  • Understanding and practical knowledge of employment law and employer best practice
  • Managing the customer relationship and Strong interpersonal skills and relationship management
  • Team working & personal impact
  • Attention to detail

Applicants must also be:

  • Fluent in English, working knowledge of French will be an added advantage;
  • Nationals of Members state of Africa-Re
  • Not more than 33 years old

Salary And Benefits
The successful candidate shall have the following benefits:

  • Competitive Basic Salary on the Corporation’s Grade Level SS2
  • Variable pay (Annual Performance Bonus)
  • Joint contribution to the Provident Fund (7% of the basic salary paid by staff and 14% by the employer)
  • Children education subsidy for each child (maximum 4 children)
  • Medical cover for staff and family;
  • Housing Allowance;
  • Transport Allowance;
  • Inflation Adjustment that may increase or decrease depending on the economic situation in the duty post.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Job Title: Assistant Accounts Officer
Location: 
Head Office, Lagos
Job Type: Full Time
Grade Level: Support Staff

Responsibilities
  • Responsible for the financial accounting activities of the Pools and preparation of the relevant financial statement of the Pools.
Minimum Qualifications And Professional Experience
Applicants must be holders of:
  • First degree ( or equivalent)
  • 3 Years of experience of which 2 years are relevant work experience
  • Membership of relevant professional bodies would be an added advantage
  • Additional professional qualifications in accounting and/or insurance would be an added advantage.
  • Experience in the Reinsurance /Insurance industry would be an added advantage
Main Competencies Required For This Position:
  • Basic knowledge of the accounting cycle, financial statement presentation using standards (IFRS, GAAP, SAM), disclosure requirements & ethics and professional & accounting ethics
  • Basic knowledge of financial performance evaluation techniques, profit analysis & margins, cost accounting & management techniques and management control & decision making support.
  • Intermediate knowledge of the insurance/reinsurance;
  • Basic usage of word processing, spread sheets and presentation packages. Intermediate usage of accounting, auditing and financial applications (In Housed Developed Applications and other third party applications).
Applicants must also be:
  • Fluent in English, working knowledge of French will be an added advantage;
  • Nationals of Members state of Africa-Re,
  • Less than 32 years old
  • Cognate work experience in financial services is an added advantage.
Duties/Job Details
The duties of the Assistant Accounts Officer shall comprise amongst others:
  • Updating & rendition of Pools members statement and shareholding
  • Preparation of annual/half year accounts of the Pools
  • Inter office reconciliation for all locations
  • Attending to any other duties as may be assigned by the Corporation’s management from time to time.
  • Timely processing of receipts for all premiums paid to the pools by our clients.
  • Preparation of monthly bank reconciliation statements for the Pools
  • Cash flow management
  • Processing & accounting for Dividend Payment to Pool Members
Salary And Benefits
The successful candidate shall have the following benefits:
  • Medical cover for staff and family;
  • Housing Allowance;
  • Transport Allowance;
  • Inflation Adjustment that may increase or decrease depending on the economic situation in the duty post.
  • Competitive Basic Salary on the Corporation’s Grade Level SS2
  • Variable pay (Annual Performance Bonus)
  • Joint contribution to the Provident Fund (7% of the basic salary paid by staff and 14% by the employer)
  • Children education subsidy for each child (maximum 4 children)
How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply
Application Deadline 20th July, 2018.

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