Nigerdock is West Africa’s leading Oil & Gas construction corporation and has an additional focus on major marine services including offshore and pressure vessels fabrication, ship building and repair, industrial training and specialized Oil & Gas and maritime support. It is strategically located on Snake Island Integrated Free Zone, an impressive industrial free zone facility and port development on an island in the coastal waterway of Lagos, with immediate access to open seas.
Nigerdock is organised into four main divisions, namely Projects, Offshore Fabrication including Pressure Vessels, Facilities department which is an internal service provider, and a Ship repair yard. In addition there is a dedicated Training Centre. Each of these four main divisions is a standalone unit headed by a General Manager, reporting to the Operations Director.
Nigerdock is an ISO 9001:2000 UKAS certified organisation; it is also one of a very few companies in West Africa with ASME U&R stamp certification for the fabrication of pressure vessels.
Nigerdock has an aggressive investment programme into new plant, equipment and technologies. It is also committed to the training of its workforce and the constant improvement of its systems and procedures.
The Employee Interface Manager will lead the Expatriate recruitment activity acting as primary ND interface with Acetech, Dubai. He/She will also play a lead role in Expatriate employee relations activates, disciplinary, compassionate, medical and investigate.
Leading Nigerdock expat recruitment process, processing Staff Requisition Forms for Expatriate positions
Supporting Hiring Managers in the production of Job Description for Expatriate positions
Ensuring all recruitment paperwork is completed
On-boarding and orientation for the new expatriate arrivals
Preparing the paperwork for all the new arrivals. I.e. Contracts, Letter of Appointments, Salary Information, Salary Advances, Banking Information, etc…
Ensuring mobilization and demobilization for all expatriates is conducted as per Group Policy
Preparing the paperwork for demobilization and guiding the employees through all the demobilization process
Completing exit interviews
Preparing Final Settlement for the employees who are resigning and/or have been terminated
General compensation and benefits support/securing benchmark information and recommending salary levels for package proposals
Advising Managers on disciplinary issues including misconduct, policy practice violations, corrective actions and terminations
Conducting confidential internal investigations, summarizing conclusions and implementing recommended/approved outcomes
Investigating, assessing and recommending resolutions to employee relations issues raised through various means, including company actions lines and direct contact from the field management or other personnel
Responsible for case management, analysis, tracking, documentation and trending and considering process improvements, interventions or remedial actions as a result
Analyzing existing and planned corporate employee policies, practices and initiatives to assess effect on employees and promoting internal and external equity. Recommending policy and practice changes based on internal trends and competitive benchmarking
Responsible for ensuring and monitoring compliance with Company policies and procedures via interpretation, communication and consistent application with company employees and managers
Supporting Nigerdock Departments with ad-hoc HR function requirements
Providing HR non-confidential employee data to Commercial teams to support the bidding process
Act as Nigerdock focal point for Managers in support of the HR Smart system
Desired Skills and Experience
Experienced at initiating and monitoring recruitment process
Comfortable in dealing with different nationalities
Minimum 4 years Bachelor Degree in Business Administration, Psychology, HR or related discipline
Minimum 7 years of experience
Minimum 2 years of hardship location experience
Experience in Oil and Gas industry is preferred
Able to implement and administer employee relations and human resources programs and practices
Demonstrated knowledge of the general HR policies and procedures
High level of attention and attention to details
Able to work under pressure
Demonstrated experience with HRIS (ideally Orion, HR Smart)
Communication – demonstrated skills and ability in maintain confidentiality and managing sensitive information or situation
Strong oral and written skills
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