Layer3 is one of the fastest growing network and security infrastructure companies in West Africa, providing award-winning services, including managed and cloud services, network security, IT infrastructure management, virtualization and mobile device management solutions.
Our unique model integrates best-of-breed technologies from global leaders such as Juniper Networks, Blue Coat, Polycom, AirWatch, F5, Extreme Networks and VMware, coupled with our next-generation metro fiber networks, to offer unparalleled services and after sales support to some of the most demanding customers.
We are recruiting to fill the position of:
Job Title: Human Resources Business Partner
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
About the Job
In this position, the HR Business Partner plays the vital role of providing support on a wide range of strategic and operational HR issues.
You will work closely with leaders and team members of Layer3 to foster a vibrant, friendly work environment that promotes strong collaboration, innovation, high performance, and continuous learning.
Your role will also involve supporting the Head HR with technical skills providing HR solutions or initiatives that will improve the company-wide Learning and Development experience; as well as performance management.
Support the development and execution of strategy and plans from an HR perspective for the delivery of core HR services.
Serves as a liaison between the Lagos employees and HR to understand business priorities and assess needs in staffing, organization design, performance management, change management, employee relations, talent management and career development etc.
Recommends HR solutions, drives initiatives, implements new processes or tools in support of business priorities, project operations and overall team engagement.
Map out training plans and schedules, designing and developing training programs (outsourced or in-house) for corporate, HR training and more.
Choose appropriate training methods per case (virtual, simulated, mentoring, on the job training, professional development etc)
Support the design and monitor Performance Management to enable employees and teams understand the goals of Layer3 and identify how individual and team outputs contribute to the achievement of Layer3’s objectives.
Manage and coordinate organization-wide efforts to ensure that performance management and performance improvement programs are developed and managed using a data-driven approach that sets priorities for improvements in line with on-going strategic imperatives.
Support with implementing recruitment plans and strategies designed to fulfil the company staffing needs.
Use and analyse People data generated by the HR Operations to help the business make informed people decisions.
Liaise with managers and employees on appropriate guidance channels and act as a point of escalation for key HR matters or issues that arise.
Develop and maintain cordial relationships with all Layer3 employees. Providing HR support on all employee matters to Lagos employees.
Bachelor's Degree in relevant field
2 - 3 years of experience in HR or related field
A professional qualification like CIPM, CIPD or SHRM and IT Industry sector practice is desired.
Strong organization, communication and conflict resolution skills
Demonstrated ability to onboard new employees and manage HR tasks