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  • Posted: Jan 19, 2023
    Deadline: Mar 5, 2023
  • One Acre Fund is a nonprofit organization that supplies smallholder farmers in East Africa with asset-based financing and agriculture training services to reduce hunger and poverty.
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    Nigeria HR Coordinator - Compensation and Benefits

    About One Acre Fund

    Founded in 2006, One Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services they need to make their farms more productive. Our 8,000+ team is drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes, and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, the farmers we serve harvest 50 per cent more food after working with One Acre Fund. 

    To learn more about our work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for more information.

    About the Role

    You will report to the Nigeria People Lead and help implement compensation and benefits programs following OAF policies to attract and retain great people. You will also support projects to create higher levels of employee engagement and employee experience.


    Payroll and Statutory Obligations Management

    • Prepare accurate monthly payroll updates including new hires, terminations, promotions, bonuses and changes to pay rates for review and submission to the finance team within agreed timelines
    • Monitor payroll tools daily to ensure that issues raised or changes requested are addressed within the payroll period they are requested
    • Support the preparation and dissemination of critical reports for decision-making for important payroll partners including the Field Staff Management team, and the benefits team among others
    • Comply with payroll data security by ensuring that:
      • Confirm that staff have been approved to access payroll data before sharing any payroll data
      • Only relevant data is shared with other partners based on approved requests
      • Review access rights and submit a list of staff whose access is revoked or changed are updated on relevant payroll documents and tools
    • Prepare schedules for all payroll-related statutory liabilities (Pension, NSITF, ITF, NHF and PAYE) and facilitate the remittance, reconciliation and reporting of the same, thereby ensuring that OAF complies with all payroll-related statutory laws and regulations.
    • Facilitate audits by providing records and documentation to auditors promptly and escalate any issues arising

    Benefits Management

    • You will administer OAF employee benefits while ensuring compliance and efficiency in service rendering.
    • You will source for staff feedback and carry out periodic market research to determine benefits based on staff needs, and share the report with your Supervisor.
    • In liaison with your supervisor, you will work towards, maintaining a competitive employee benefits program based on employee needs
    • You will support your line manager to develop and implement Service level agreements with third-party benefits providers to ensure quality access to benefits by all OAF staff

    Employee Experience

    • Collaborate with team members and partners across OAF on employee engagement projects
    • Create proactive approaches to well-being in the organisation to guide physical and mental well-being
    • Support the People Lead in implementing initiatives aimed at enhancing OAF's employer brand in Nigeria
    • Support the People Lead with the delivery of the engagement strategies and associated activities
    • Support with designing approaches to internal communications which will amplify employee voice.

    Staff Policy and Practice

    • Conduct research relating to statutory and regulatory requirements and best practices to inform policy development
    • Help develop HR policies to guide employee conduct and ensure compliance with legal and best practice requirements
    • Implement awareness programs for all policies to ensure clear understanding by all staff.
    • Respond to straightforward requests for policy advice by following established procedures.
    • Build a culture of accountability for your docket in compensation and benefits as you;
      • Implement relevant performance and development objectives set.
      • Identify learning and development opportunities that would equip you to learn new skills and continue to grow in your career,
      • Ensure that you stay up-to-date with any changes in relevant statutory and regulatory requirements, internal policies and any updates to the system and provide updates to your Lead on the same.

    Career Growth and Development

    We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.


    Across all roles, these are the general qualifications we look for. For this role specifically, you will have:

    • +3 years of HR Generalist experience with at least 2+ years of experience in compensation and benefits administration.
    • Understanding of all statutory deductions and remittance processes and Federal and state tax laws
    • Knowledge of the use of HR Information systems and ERPs (experience using Sage payroll is an added advantage)
    • Excellent understanding of job evaluation methods

    Preferred Start Date

    As soon as possible


    Health insurance paid time off 


    This role is only open to citizens or permanent residents of Nigeria

    Application Deadline

    05 March 2023


    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to One Acre Fund on to apply

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