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  • Posted: Apr 19, 2024
    Deadline: May 10, 2024
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    The MOWAA Trust is an independent, charitable organization that supports initiatives in heritage, the arts and archaeology. Our ambitions span the delivery of world-class research, educational and scientific goals, aligned with a cultural and economic regeneration of the city more broadly. This involves the set-up of a major collections and research facil...
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    Senior Human Resources and Compliance Manager

    Job Overview

    As part of our commitment to effective governance and organizational development, we are seeking a qualified senior HR Manager to provide support in HR functions, corporate compliance
    management, and board relations. The primary objective of this position is to oversee human resources functions while also providing support in corporate compliance management and board relations to ensure organizational effectiveness and regulatory compliance.

    Key Responsibilities

    Recruitment & Employee Relations

    1. Manage recruitment processes, including job postings, candidate screening, interviews, contract negotiation, and onboarding.
    2. Oversee performance management systems and processes, including staff appraisals and performance improvement plans.
    3. Design and implement HR services products to improve staff retention, satisfaction, and overall experience
    4. Manage HR databases related to personnel data, contracting, benefits and performance, ensuring these are up-to-date
    5. Manage and develop junior HR and admin staff
    6. Conduct special projects, such as workforce planning or leadership development programs, as needed

    Staff Training and Internal Compliance

    • Develop and implement HR policies and procedures in accordance with relevant laws, regulations and MOWAA’s mission
    • Educate and train employees on policies, regulations, and industry practices
    • Address employee concerns or questions regarding all organisational policies and regulatory compliance
    • Develop crisis management plans and lead responses to compliance violations

    Legal and Regulatory Compliance

    • Develop and implement a comprehensive legal and regulatory compliance program
    • Establish effective internal controls and monitor adherence to them
    • Draft and revise organisational policies to align with industry standards, with input from relevant MOWAA and external specialists
    • Review contracts for risks and provide mitigating solutions
    • Conduct proactive audits to identify process weaknesses
    • Oversee the filing of tax, legal and regulatory documents, including annual reports

    Board Relations and Corporate Governance

    • Organize board meetings, including agenda preparation, material distribution, and minute-taking
    • Ensure effective communication and implementation of board decisions
    • Advise the board on legal responsibilities and corporate governance policies
    • Promote ethical practices and compliance with codes of conduct and anti-corruption policies
    • Undertake other reasonable administrative duties and written assignments as required

    Key Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, Law, or related field. Master's degree preferred.
    • Proven experience in human resources management, corporate compliance, and board relations, preferably in the non-profit sector.
    • Strong understanding of Nigeria’s labour laws, regulations, and compliance requirements.
    • Strong English language communication, both verbally and in writing
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and HRIS software

    Key Attributes

    • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
    • High attention to detail
    • Ability to manage multiple projects and work under pressure
    • Strong organizational skills, able to prioritize, plan and meet tight timeframes
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team to coordinate and lead the efforts of other professionals to effectively meet program goals
    • Commitment to the organization’s mission and values

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should forward their CV to: using the position as subject of email.

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