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  • Posted: Sep 16, 2021
    Deadline: Sep 30, 2021
  • Oolu is one of the fastest growing off-grid solar companies in West Africa. Our vision is to be a leading energy and financial services provider to millions of customers in the developing world. Our model, developed with local communities, allows us to offer high-quality solar products on an affordable financing plan. We are proud of our after-sales commi...
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    People Engagement Lead

    Location: Ikoyi, Lagos

    Job Description

    • We are actively looking for a People Operations Lead that can ensure the professional running of tasks related to human resources, administrative management and employee monitoring.

    Core Responsibilities
    Employee Engagement:

    • Proactively promote and lead activities to contribute to the adoption of company values in action and positive Oolu culture, both in the workplace and on the field
    • Deliver end-to-end internal employee engagement plans and campaigns to inspire and engage employees so that employees are engaged and informed no matter where they are based - build and foster relationships across functions and locations
    • Measure and monitor employee engagement levels through the Employee Engagement
    • Survey, making recommendations based on data and insights to enhance the employee experience.
    • Provide employee relations and communication channels to employees at all levels in Oolu from c-suite to entry level, HQ staff versus field staff
    • Participation in the creation of HR content on our mobile learning application platform
    • Work with the P&C Manager to develop, execute, and evaluate an in-country internal communications plan ensuring that business goals, initiatives and organizational/people news are communicated regularly and effectively
    • Plan, organize and execute Oolu’s internal events and social calendar (off-sites, team building events, in-office events, sporting events, holiday party, etc.) for HQ and field teams
    • Contribute to the design, implementation and management of a comprehensive and effective Recognition Programs to ensure employee motivation, engagement and retention of talent
    • Ensure Oolu Nigeria’s reward, benefit and welfare policy/practices are in compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements and group policies.


    • Manage recruitment processes: Collect recruitment requests;Publish job offers; Assist in developing Job Descriptions; Analyze and sort CVs;Liaise with shortlisted candidates; interviews & tests ;Conduct background and reference checks for new hires
    • Create, implement and update Oolu’s recruiting procedures (e.g. job application, sourcing methods etc.) to ensure fit for purpose - ensure this is documented and the supporting documents for the process designed and utilised
    • Keep track of recruiting metrics (e.g. time-to-hire and cost-per-hire) and other metrics
    • Network with other employers and employees within the sector (conferences, job fairs, RE networks, HR networks, etc)
    • Advise Oolu staff on interviewing techniques
    • Recommend ways to improve Oolu’s brand and position it as the preferred employer
    • Contribute to forecast future hiring needs
    • Monitor company indicators relating to social data (age pyramid, gender, ethnicity, etc. and share with the leadership as well as people operations for hiring purposes

    Onboarding / Exit Management:

    • Design and and continuously improve Oolu Nigeria’s onboarding/exit program
    • Ensure orientation/onboarding materials for new staff orientation are updated to carry out orientations effectively.
    • Organize and execute the entire orientation / exit programs
    • Ensure all paperwork related to new hires, including contracts and non-disclosure agreements, ID cards, and other statutory documents are obtained and filed/scanned and saved in Odoo
    • Create and continuously update Oolu’s employee handbook
    • Obtain feedback from the new hire on the onboarding process
    • Ensure probation period interview are conducted and documented
    • Ensure the employees final entitrlements are accureantley computed and paid at the completion of the handover process.
    • Ensure a proper handover document is prepared and discussed with the employee’s supervisor


    • Solid training: at least a Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources
    • Experience: Minimum 3 -  5years of relevant work experience, in challenging/startup environments.
    • HR management: knowledge of HR management, strong experience in employee engagement would be a plus
    • Legal knowledge: basic knowledge of the labor code in Nigeria
    • Results-oriented mindset: enthusiasm for learning and continuous improvement of existing systems
    • Intercultural skills: good collaboration with colleagues from various backgrounds and cultures
    • Languages: English ( French would be a plus)
    • Human Resource Information System : previous HRIS use would be a plus
    • Soft Skills: Strong work ethics, good communication, interpersonal and relational skills.
    • Emotional Intelligence and a great attitude to work.

    Method of Application

    Note: Read our advice on how to optimize your chances to join us: Recruitment - Guidelines / Advice

    Interested and qualified? Go to Oolu Solar on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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