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People Operations Administrator at the British Council

  • Full Time
  • Abuja

Website British Council

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The British Council builds connections, understanding and trust between people in the UK and other countries through arts and culture, education and the English language. We work in two ways – directly with individuals to transform their lives, and with governments and partners to make a bigger difference for the longer term, creating benefit for millions of people all over the world. We help young people to gain the skills, confidence and connections they are looking for to realise their potential and to participate in strong and inclusive communities. Also, We support them to learn English, to get a high-quality education and to gain internationally recognised qualifications. Our work in arts and culture stimulates creative expression and exchange and nurtures creative enterprise.

We connect the best of the UK with the world and the best of the world with the UK. These connections lead to an understanding of each other’s strengths and of the challenges and values that we share. This builds trust between people in the UK and other nations which endures even when official relations may be strained. We work on the ground in more than 100 countries. In 2019-20 we connected with 80 million people directly and with 791 million overall, including online and through our broadcasts and publications.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

 

Job Title: People Operations Administrator

Location: Abuja, Nigeria
Department: Human Resources
Contract type: Fixed Term
Duration: 12 Months
Pay band: 4

 

 

People Operations Administrator at the British Council

 

 

Role Purpose
  • The Nigeria People Operations function will handle specific transactional work that requires a significant degree of expertise and country and/or region-specific knowledge (pay and payroll; tax; pensions; onboarding/exiting; mandatory reports; contracts).

 

Challenges & Accountabilities
  • This role requires a clear understanding of the HR process, service proposition, and policies in order to deliver effectively.
  • You will contribute to the implementation of the new HR Op Model, providing feedback to the relevant HR functions to drive continuous improvement.
  • You will also build and manage key relationships with the People Advisory and SSC functions ensuring a smooth flow of communication.
  • As with any business that experiences peaks and troughs of activity, there is likely to be a need to work outside office hours from time to time.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Delivers a range of administrative services within agreed HR procedures, to maximise quality, continuity and efficiency
  • Maintains accurate HR and payroll records (as applicable) and drafts routine and some non-standard documentation, reports or financial analysis/reconciliations
  • Performs straightforward analysis, manipulation and interpretation of data, tasks or information, presenting findings/results accurately and appropriately to support effective maintenance of HRIS and payroll systems
  • Notifying employees of their new compensation following the annual review. It may include the generation of letters/statements and the distribution of these to employees alongside their reward conversations.
  • Carrying out relevant activities in relation to change to recurring/assignment related allowances in the system. This includes awarding, amending, calculating or ceasing an employee’s allowance entitlement in the system, and notifying them of the change.
  • Recognises and understands the impact of incidents arising (e.g. complaints, resourcing problems, logistical or technical difficulties) and proactively alerts the team leader to any issues of concern that are likely to impact service delivery or customer experience.
  • Proactively communicates and liaises with others (inside and outside the British Council) to ensure effective coordination and delivery of events, services and activities
  • Actively builds an established network with internal stakeholders across the wider department, unit or region to enable effective resolution of issues when they arise
  • Tasks and coordinates others (e.g. internal colleagues or external contractors/suppliers) to complete time-limited, straightforward activities, within established procedures, in order to ensure efficient delivery of services. Monitors task completion to agreed quality and time standards.
  • Provide support to the recruitment hub in the management of recruitment and selection of staff, according to corporate and equal opportunity standards with adherence to local employment laws
  • Supporting the recruitment process by ensuring relevant pre-employment checks and onboarding are carried out in accordance with the provisions of local legislation.

 

Role Specific Qualification and Skills
  • Education to First Degree level
  • Ability to use and adapt written and verbal communication skills to suit a variety of different audiences
  • Experience of running payroll
  • Experience working in HR and using HRIS
  • Systems knowledge (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Payroll and HRIS)
  • Exceptional attention to detail.

Desirable:

  • Degree in Human Resources or a relevant professional HR qualification
  • Experience in an international environment
  • Experience of working in a remote team
  • Experience of working with HR Shared Services
  • Ability to use and adapt written and verbal communication skills to suit a variety of different audiences.

Salary
NGN6,154,368.00 (per annum).

 

Application Closing Date
4th May, 2022.

 

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

 

Note
  • Must have the right to live and work in the location the role is based.
  • A connected and trusted the UK in a more connected and trusted world.

To apply for this job please visit careers.britishcouncil.org.

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