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Job Opportunities at Alfred & Victoria Associates, 30th January, 2020

Alfred & Victoria Associates is one of Nigeria’s leading ICT solution based company. Our company offers a wide range of services which are in high demand of today’s emerging market. AVA has three major arms which have been streamlined to meet our customer’s needs.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: HR Officer

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Department: Human Resources

Job Summary & Purpose

  • To provide effective and efficient recruitment process to ensure that the best manpower is recruited in line with existing company procedure and assist with the administration of the day to day operations of the human resources functions.

Organisational Relationships:

  • Reports to: Manager Human Resources
  • Internal Relationships: All staff

Responsibilities

  • Adhere to the recruitment procedures & policy from the stage of receiving the approved job requisitions, the search for the right candidates who match the job description required up to the stage of job joining.
  • Ensure a proper screening and short listing of applicants.
  • Ensures the timely preparation of letter of appointment, Job offer & contract for new hires.
  • Generate job descriptions for new positions /existing positions.
  • Manage vacancy announcements.
  • Coordinate and arranged interviews for shortlisted candidates.
  • Invites successful candidates for medical checks.
  • Keeps records of employment request received.
  • Address employee relations issues.
  • Manage employees’ appointment confirmation process.
  • Manage staff disengagement process.
  • Provides information to staff on human resources and work related issues.
  • Manage employee records.
  • Processing of company Identity card for staff.
  • Handling all correspondence /memo.
  • Assists in managing the medical check processes.
  • Invites.
  • Processing of funds for staff welfare.
  • Assist in other clerical activities.
  • Registers outgoing mails.
  • Keeping record of KPI on employments request and Job description received.
  • Managing the HR data for SAP HCM Implementation.
  • Managing the HR online Help Desk.

Person Specifications

  • Academic Qualification: Minimum of a good first degree in Humanities or Social Sciences
  • Experience: Minimum of 3 years work experience in similar role.

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Target oriented and focused.
  • Ability to work in a high-pressure environment, balanced between strategic and operational focus.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and with pleasant and outgoing personality.
  • Computer literacy.
  • Must be able to meet strict tight deadlines on a regular basis.
  • Ability to be proactive is a must.
  • Ability to obtain and analyze facts and precedents in making administrative decisions.
  • Knowledge of Laws on employment.
  • Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training, compensation and benefits, labor relations and negotiation, and personnel information systems.
  • Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records.
  • Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, leadership technique.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Department: Human Resources and Office Services

Job Summary & Purpose

  • This role ensures effectiveness in managing, developing, motivating and retaining staff at the various subsidiaries of the Group.

Organisational Relationships

  • Reports to: Group Head, Human Resource & Office Services
  • Direct Reports: Deputy HRBP
  • HR Officers in the SBUs
  • Internal Relationships: All staff.

External Relationship

  • Consultants
  • Health care providers / HMOs
  • Vendors and Service Providers
  • Labour Unions
  • External Auditors.

Responsibilities

  • Act to ensure the achievement of HR strategy and objectives at the subsidiary level.
  • Lead and direct the HR team in the SBU to deliver appropriate and efficient customer focused service across the HR value chain.
  • In conjunction with the Group Head, HR & Office Services, act to ensure all company policies and procedures are up to date in line with regulatory requirements.
  • Identify gaps in existing HR policies compared to business needs and contribute to the development and implementation of HR policies and procedures at the SBUs to ensure compliance.
  • Develop effective working relationships with senior management team to ensure the delivery of HR plans to support the achievement of business areas and HR strategies.
  • Embed a performance management culture within the business unit as a means of business improvement by ensuring clear objectives, feedback and the improvement of deliverables through behaviours aligned with company values.
  • Oversee the management and timely resolution of employee related disciplinary and grievance issues at the SBUs.
  • Ensure optimal utilization of the HR budget at the SBUs.
  • Manage human resource information management systems at the SBUs
  • Obtain and review feedback from staff to aid/improve HR service levels and provide alerts on HR issues that may impact on other areas of operations
  • Make report on the performance of the HR function at the SBUs.

Person Specifications

  • Academic Qualification: Minimum of a First Degree in Social Science, Industrial Relations / Business Administration / related field.
  • Professional Qualification: Relevant professional qualification e.g. CIPM, SHRM
  • Experience: 8 years work experience in HR Management with at least 3 years in a supervisory role

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Good knowledge of best practice in HR policies and procedures.
  • Good knowledge of HR systems.
  • Proficiency in the use of relevant computer applications for reporting.
  • Ability to work within tight schedules and timelines.
  • Strong project and change management skills.
  • Well-developed collaboration and communication skills. .
  • Good negotiation skills.
  • Good Interpersonal and people management skills.
  • Excellent leadership and team building skills.
  • Intuitiveness and attention to detail

Key Performance Metric
Performance Area:

  • HR Strategy and planning
  • Organisational design
  • Organisational culture
  • Staff Recruitment and Placement
  • Training and Performance Management
  • Information management
  • Leadership.

Performance Indicators:

  • Alignment of HR strategy with Group’s business strategy and objectives.
  • Quality of recommendations to management on HR-related issues.
  • Accuracy and timely preparation of HR budget.
  • Adequacy of organisational structure to meet business needs.
  • Culture awareness level among staff.
  • Number of disciplinary cases for non-compliance with company culture.
  • Feedback from internal and external surveys.
  • Adequacy and timeliness of manpower planning.
  • Quality of recruits.
  • Performance of newly recruited staff.
  • Staff attrition rate.
  • Relevance of training programmes to development needs of staff.
  • Quality of work outputs/deliverables from trained staff.
  • Effectiveness in monitoring staff performance.
  • Accuracy and completeness of staff information.
  • Ease of tracking & retrieving up to date staff information.
  • Level of Coaching, Mentoring and training of departmental staff.
  • Respect for individuals.
  • Achievement of set/agreed objectives.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

 

Job Title: Financial Accountant

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Department: Finance

Job Summary & Purpose

  • This role is responsible for coordinating the day to day accounting operations of the subsidiaries, as well as applying accounting principles to prepare financial reports and analyse financial information.

Organisational Relationships

  • Reports to: Chief Financial Officer
  • Direct Report to: Account Officers (Payable, Receivable, Payroll)
  • Internal Relationships: All finance staff
  • External Relationship: Financial institutions, Auditors.

Responsibilities

  • Maintain the general ledger. Review and post financial transactions into tally, making accruals and adjustments as needed.
  • Prepare and analyse profit and loss statements and monthly close accounting reports.
  • Perform monthly balance sheet accounts reconciliation, resolve outstanding/unusual items or accounting entry discrepancies.
  • Advice management and relevant finance staff on acceptable accounting policies e.g. revenue, receivables, depreciation, taxation etc.
  • Prepare and manage fixed assets register.
  • Reconcile all ledgers for the production of year end trial balances and reports.
  • Prepare the annual statutory financial reports, making appropriate disclosures.
  • Manage accounting applications and ensure integrity of financial reports.
  • Prepare work papers for audit and pre-qualification/tender documentation purposes.
  • Liaise with relevant external bodies/contacts e.g. auditors, solicitors, bankers etc.
  • Prepare reports of audit findings, outlining discrepancies and recommended workable solutions.
  • Implement risk management procedures and internal controls.
  • Ensure strict adherence to HSE policies and procedures and comply with safe work methods as required.
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned by Supervisor/line Manager.

Person Specifications

  • Academic Qualification: Degree in Finance, Accountancy, Economics or other related field.
  • Professional Qualification: Relevant professional qualification e.g. Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria (ICAN), Association of Certified and Chartered Accountants (ACCA
  • Experience: 5 years work experience in the Finance/ Treasury/ Accounts function in a similar organisation.

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Experience in finance and accounting. Deep knowledge of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles. Knowledge of IFRS would be added advantage.
  • Proficiency in the use of financial reporting tools.
  • Strong Integrity.
  • Proficiency in the use of Ms Office Suite i.e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to analyze financial data and interpret financial reports.
  • Good analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team.
  • Ability to lead and coach direct reports to improve efficiency and competency.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and manage multiple tasks.
  • Intuitiveness and attention to detail.

Key Performance Metrics
Performance Area:

  • Financial reporting
  • Asset and fund management
  • Risk management and Control
  • QHSE.

Performance Indicators:

  • Turnaround time.
  • Timeliness of report delivery.
  • Completeness and accuracy of reports.
  • Frequency of errors in reports.
  • Accuracy of fixed asset records.
  • Effective monitoring of income and expenditure.
  • Accuracy of ledgers for accounts – Payables, Receivables etc.
  • Frequency of fraud.
  • Adherence of staff to established finance policies.
  • Strict adherence and compliance to QHSE policies and safe work rules.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

 

Job Title: Head, Learning & Development

Location: Port Harcourt, Rivers
Department: Human Resources and Office Services

Job Summary & Purpose

  • Responsible for implementing a continuous performance improvement culture and behavioural change across the business by positioning Training and Development as a tool to achieving overall business strategy.

Organisational Relationships:

  • Reports to: Group Head, Human Resources and Office Services
  • Direct Reports:
    • Deputy Head, NCDMB, Learning and Development
    • Learning Management System Administrator
  • Internal Relationships: All staff
  • External Relationship:
  • External Auditors
  • Vendors/Service Providers
  • Govt. Agencies

Responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate a learning needs analysis process and develop a Learning Strategy for the Group in consultation with stakeholders.
  • Draft effective training strategies and coordinate the implementation of these strategies, training policies and procedures.
  • Develop and manage annual training and development plans and budget, tailored to employ employee and organisation needs as well as specific ITF requirements.
  • Appoint, quality assure and manage contracts with external trainers and training providers.
  • Act as internal verifier/assessor of training programmes as required, appointing others also to perform these roles as necessary.
  • Oversee the development, maintenance and expansion of an e-learning platform, e-learning courses and e-resource library as part of the training offer.
  • Set and monitor standards for training and learning across the Group.
  • Evaluate training and learning and their impact on the employee’s knowledge and practice, and use this to achieve continuous improvement.
  • Lead, manage and ensure high performance within the Learning and Development team in line the Group’s values and management principles, ensuring that all work is focused on the company’s strategy and annual plan objectives.
  • Monitor to ensure that the Learning and Development function is administered efficiently and effectively.
  • Plan, develop, and provide training and staff development programs, using knowledge of the effectiveness of methods such as classroom training, demonstrations, on-the-job training, meetings, conferences, and workshops.
  • Effectively liaise with external training /professional bodies and draft various business strategies and initiatives to create competitive market share via market analysis, exhibitions and technical skills.
  • Act to ensure strict adherence to QHSE policies and procedures and comply with safe work methods as required.
  • Perform any other duty that may be assigned by Supervisor/line Manager.

Person Specifications

  • Academic Qualification: Minimum B.Sc in Human Relation or equivalent, M.Sc. in Human Resources or training related courses is a plus
  • Professional Qualification: Relevant professional qualification e.g. Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)
  • Experience: Minimum of 8 years relevant experience, 3 of which must be in a supervisory role.

Key Skills & Competencies:

  • Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Knowledge of applicable Laws on trainings and development.
  • Training analysis / evaluation.
  • Facilitation and Organising skills.
  • Human Resource Capacity.
  • Ethical Conduct.
  • Strategic Thinking.
  • Leadership.
  • Decision Making.
  • Financial Management.
  • Communication Proficiency.
  • Presentation Skills.
  • Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Autocad and computer graphics etc.

Key Performance Metrics
Performance Area:

  • Training Management
  • Training and development Effectiveness and Efficiency
  • Training Delivery and Coverage
  • Budgeting
  • Leadership
  • Customer Service
  • Communication
  • QHSE

Performance Indicators:

  • Availability of performance management tools and training materials.
  • Turnaround time for organizing training logistics.
  • Relevance of training programmes to development needs of staff.
  • Percentage of Training plan achieved.
  • Impact of training and development initiatives on organisational performance.
  • Timely development and submission of training plans to management.
  • Average class attendance rate.
  • Average training cost per employee.
  • Quality of work outputs/deliverables from trained staff.
  • Quality of training materials developed.
  • Feedback from trainees on the usefulness of training attended.
  • Effectiveness and impact of training conduction.
  • Total training hours delivered vs planned training hours.
  • Number of staff trained Vs Planned number.
  • Effectiveness of Learning Management System and other Learning/ Training IT Solutions.
  • Number of times schedule is not met.
  • Level of Deviation from planned budget.
  • Level of Training Cost saving achieved.
  • Level of Coaching, Mentoring and training of departmental staff.
  • Respect for individuals.
  • Achievement of set/agreed objectives.
  • Effectiveness of service delivery and support to the business.
  • Turnaround Time (TAT) on delivery of assigned tasks.
  • Effectiveness and timeliness of upward and downward communication and feedback.
  • Strict adherence and compliance to QHSE policies and safe work rules.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their tailored CV to: apply@alfred-victoria.com using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

 

Job Title: Legal Officer

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full-time
Job Level: Entry Level

Essential Duties / Responsibilities

  • Perform compliance consulting, commercial and advisory duties for the firm

Education and / or Requirements
Interested candidates must:

  • Be interested in building a career in Compliance consulting, commercial and advisory services
  • Have a Bachelor of Law Degree from a reputable university with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division)
  • Have a Certificate of Call to the Nigerian Bar with a minimum of Second Class (Upper Division)
  • Not be more than 25 years
  • Have completed the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) scheme

Competency and Skills Requirements:

  • Excellent analytical ability
  • Ability to think strategically
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Detail-oriented and self-motivated
  • Excellent research skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Good working knowledge of office Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • Good professional appearance and attitude.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV’s to: vacancy@datapronigeria.net using “Application for the position of Legal Officer” as subject of the mail.

 

Deadline: 13th February, 2020.

 

Note: Any application received after this will be automatically rejected.

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