Job Opportunities at Blackcod Asset Management

Blackcod Asset Management is currently recruiting suitably qualified candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Assistant to the Chairman / CEO

Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Position Summary

  • Reporting directly to the Chairman and CEO, the Executive Assistant to the Chairman/CEO provides executive, administrative, and development support to the Chairman and Board of Directors, as well as the Senior Management Team and HR.
  • The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the Chairman.
  • The Executive Assistant serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and senior management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects.

Essential / Primary Responsibilities
Executive Support:

  • Assists the Chairman/CEO with daily administrative duties and completes a broad variety of administrative tasks that include managing an active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries and agendas and compiling documents for meetings.
  • Communicates with the general staff on the Chairman/CEO’s behalf and coordinates logistics with high-level meetings both internally and externally. Coordinates meetings and strategic activities
  • Communicates directly and on behalf of the Chairman/CEO with Board members as directed.
  • Drafts reports, letters of solicitation, proposals; prepares and coordinates oral and written communication as and when needed.
  • Supports Chairman/CEO in his/her external commitments related to the organization, including service on external boards, committees and other groups.

HR Support:

  • Administratively supports HR specialist (recruiting support, documents formatting, surveys set up and other administrative tasks), drafts emails and other correspondence as directed.

Board Support and Liaison:

  • Serves as the Chairman’s administrative liaison to the Board of Directors and manages Board activities, which include coordinating semi-annual Board meetings and dinners; semi-annual Board staff lunches/receptions/new Board member orientations; arranging hotel accommodations for out-of-town Board members; processing travel reimbursement requests; and compiling, assembling, and distributing Board meeting materials. Research potential Board members for the Nomination Committee.
  • Maintains confidential files and contact information; coordinates meetings, conferences, and committees both on and off site to support the Chairman’s agenda.

Management Liaison:

  • Assists in scheduling, attending meetings. Represents the Chairman in designated meetings as required.
  • Assists in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings. Prepares an account of the meetings and designates and follows up on assigned action items.

Secondary Responsibilities:

  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Provide assistance as needed to front desk operations to include but is not limited to, answering phones, accepting package and other deliveries, lunchtime relief, and greeting and signing in visitors/guests.


  • Position reports to the Chairman/CEO and works directly with the Board of Directors.
  • Works directly with the Board Executive and HR Department.
  • Works directly with senior level staff internally and externally.

Experience & Education:

  • Bachelor’s degree and equivalent experience with social sciences background .
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail.
  • 3-5 years providing support for upper-level management in a start up organization.

Skills & Abilities:

  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and the general public.
  • Proficiency in Windows, including MS Word, EXCEL and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to conduct research and present data in a succinct and well-written manner.
  • Ability to work independently and with professional discretion.
  • Excellent writing, editing, grammatical, organizational, and research skills.
  • Ability to work with a broad range of people including Board members, staff, colleagues of the Chairman/CEO and staff, and others.
  • Excellent management, time-management, and problem-solving skills.

Working Conditions/Other Data:

  • Occasional travel may be involved.

Job Title: HR Specialist

Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are looking for an HR Specialist to join our team and monitor all Human Resources functions.
  • HR Specialist responsibilities include preparing compensation and benefits packages, setting up company policies and maintaining updated employee records. To be successful in this role, you should have a good understanding of full cycle recruiting and solid knowledge of labor legislation.
  • Ultimately, you will foster a healthy workplace by ensuring our HR procedures run smoothly at all times.


  • Prepare and review compensation and benefits packages
  • Administer health and life insurance programs
  • Implement training and development plans
  • Plan quarterly and annual performance review sessions
  • Update employee records with new hire information and/or changes in employment status
  • Maintain organizational charts and detailed job descriptions along with salary records
  • Forecast hiring needs and ensure recruitment process runs smoothly
  • Develop and implement HR policies throughout the organization
  • Monitor budgets by department
  • Process employees’ queries and respond in a timely manner
  • Stay up-to-date and comply with changes in labor legislation
  • Implementation of HR policies, practices and procedures, and ensure compliance with legal laws and regulations as regards recruitment and employees relations.
  • Coordinate all stages of the hiring process, including posting job openings, reviewing and screening applications, administering of aptitude tests, conducting interviews and on boarding new employees.
  • Ensure that all on boarded employees are duly verified through a due diligence process
  • Maintain employee benefits programs, assess benefits needs and trends and makes recommendations to management
  • Prepare payroll and provide assistance in compensation structuring and payroll adjustments
  • Work with Finance Department to ensure the remittance of statutory deductions to appropriate authorities
  • Respond to employee queries with respect to welfare/benefits on a timely basis
  • Liaise with all statutory bodies (Pension, NSITF,HMO)
  • Liaise with consulting firms on relevant training programs for staff
  • Formulates people management strategies, policies and processes in line with the company’s business strategy, key business objectives and applicable labour laws.
  • Develop, update and align HR plans to achieve company objectives and strategy.
  • Design and implement an appropriate Grade and Benefitfor the organization.
  • Design a robust succession/transition structure for all job functions in the organization
  • Ensure compliance and alignment of all HR policies and processes in line with the Employee Handbook


  • Bachelor’s degree in social or management science or related courses with 5 – 12 years work experience.
  • Membership of a relevant professional bodye.g CIPM, SPHRI, SHRM etc
  • Advanced qualification(s) in business related courses e.g. MBA, MSc et c would be an added advantage
  • Proven work experience as an HR Specialist or HR Generalist
  • Solid understanding of labor legislation and payroll process
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving abilities
  • Team management skills.

Job Title: Counter Operations Officer

Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • The Counter Operations Officer is an entry-level position responsible for assisting with the execution of organization activities, including the day-to-day delivery of client-facing services and processing transactions, in coordination with the Customer Service function
  • The overall objective is to provide high quality customer service and to help the company generate revenue by delivering optimal solutions.


  • Serve as the first point of contact for clients and provide a positive first impression through friendly and efficient customer service
  • Perform efficient and accurate transactions including, managing cash supply for the company, processing incoming/outgoing cash payments, and maintaining organization vault cash.
  • Identify referral opportunities for new products and services based on client’s financial goals
  • Educate clients on other services rendered by Blackcod Asset Management .
  • Adhere to company policies, operational controls, and regulatory procedures to ensure the safety and security of customers, clients and organization assets
  • Ensure all client needs are met and effectively manage any client issues/concerns, escalating as needed
  • Maintain working knowledge of client accounts as well as new and existing products and services offered
  • Appropriately assess risk when business decisions are made, demonstrating particular consideration for the firm’s reputation and safeguarding the organization, its clients and assets, by driving compliance with applicable laws, rules and regulations, adhering to Policy, applying sound ethical judgment regarding personal behavior, conduct and business practices, and escalating, managing and reporting control issues with transparency.


  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 0-2 years experience.
  • Demonstrated sales and customer service or experience
  • Money handling experience
  • Effective problem solving an communication skills
  • Ability to work well in a team oriented environment.

Job Title: HR Officer

Location: Lekki Phase 1, Lagos
Employment Type: Full Time

Job Description

  • We are looking for a skilled HR Officer who will recruit, support and develop talent through developing policies and managing procedures
  • You will be responsible for administrative tasks and you’ll contribute to making the company a better place to work. If you are passionate about HR and highly efficient, give us a chance to meet you
  • We expect you to have knowledge of various HR functions
  • We want to see a committed and approachable individual and be impressed with your character and skills.
  • The goal will be to provide excellent assistance and support to employees and managers.


  • Support the development and implementation of HR initiatives and systems
  • Provide counseling on policies and procedures
  • Be actively involved in recruitment by preparing job descriptions, posting ads and managing the hiring process
  • Create and implement effective on-boarding plans
  • Develop training and development programs
  • Assist in performance management processes
  • Support the management of disciplinary and grievance issues
  • Maintain employee records (attendance, EEO data etc.) according to policy and legal requirements
  • Review employment and working conditions to ensure legal compliance


  • B.Sc / B.A in Business Administration, Social Studies or relevant field; further training will be a plus
  • 1-3 years proven experience as HR officer, administratororother HR position
  • Knowledge of HR functions (pay & benefits, recruitment, training & development etc.)
  • Understanding of labor laws and disciplinary procedures
  • Proficient in MS Office; knowledge of HRMS is a plus
  • Outstanding organizational and time-management abilities
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Problem-solving and decision-making aptitude
  • Strong ethics and reliability.

Salary and Benefits
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Deadline: 15th January, 2021.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the “Job Title” as the subject of the email.

Note: Only qualified candidates should send their CVs with the name of the role as the subject of the mail.


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