Vacancies at Solina Group, Tuesday 12, June 2018


Vacancies at Solina Group, Tuesday 12, June 2018 – Solina Group involves four auxiliaries that give an assorted scope of administrations went for enhancing the adequacy of our customers including governments, organizations, scholastic foundations and advancement establishments.

Our attention is on conveying enduring an incentive through the work we do, making us confided in consultants to every one of our customers and accomplices.


The Head of Human Resources (HHR) will lead the formulation of Solina’s HR strategy and manage execution of its HR operational plan to build and sustain a highly talented and motivated workforce
S/he will be responsible for driving continuous quality improvement of HR operations to facilitate the achievement of the organization’s strategic objectives.


Organizational HR strategy formulation and operational planning:
Understand Solina’s strategic objectives, core competencies, and program operations and continually draw its implications for refining the organization’s HR strategy
Conduct a continuing study of legal frameworks, policies and best practices regarding HR management and guide Solina’s leadership to incorporate these into the organizational strategic thinking and direction
Lead periodic workforce needs assessments in-line with organizational strategic objectives and changes in Solina’s business environment and identify required competencies
Lead periodic reviews and refinements of organizational HR policies in-line with organizational strategy
Develop and monitor annual costed operational plans to drive agreed HR initiatives
Core HR operations execution and employee relations:

Establish and manage the organization’s talent sourcing and recruitment procedures necessary to sustain a highly skilled and motivated workforce.
Plan and manage in-house employee training and development programs (including onboarding of new hires), and evaluate the effects on staff capabilities in-line with organizational business goals
Lead the implementation of the staff performance management system that includes annual personal development goal setting and tracking for all staff; periodically assess staff performance data and propose options for effective redirection (where necessary) in-line with international best practices
Establish and maintain the organization’s systems for compensation and benefits, including analysis and reviews of relevant competitive market research in collaboration with the Head of Finance
Lead the implementation of the organization’s occupational health and safety procedures
Coordinate employee relations and communication activities (using firm-wide meetings, employee satisfaction surveys, newsletters etc.) to continually gauge the levels of employee morale and motivation
Conduct investigations on employee complaints or concerns. Report findings and recommendations to the management team to guide action
HR systems optimization and departmental strengthening:

Develop an evaluation framework with clear KPIs to track the effectiveness and efficiency of core HR processes (e.g. speed and cost of recruiting), and drive continuous quality improvement
Review relevant HR data and prepare periodic reports for management, as necessary or requested, to review the performance of the department and track the status of HR initiatives
Supervise the work of HR officers, provide guidance and mentorship to strengthen their competencies

Minimum of a Second Class Upper Degree from a reputable University
Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Behavior, or similar discipline. Relevant post-graduate education will be an added advantage
5 years of progressive experience in Human Resources
Solid management consulting or HR consulting experience is a plus
Professional training/certification in HR or active affiliation with appropriate Human Resources networks is required.

Knowledge of HR best practices, Nigerian labor law, and employment legislation
Strong oral and written communication skills.
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Excellent organizational management skills and demonstrated ability to lead and develop human resources staff members
Evidence of the practice of a high level of confidentiality
Ability to work well under pressure and excels at operating in a fast-paced work environment
Commendable level of attention to detail and commitment to excellence and quality improvement
Excellent computer skills in a Microsoft Windows environment. Must include Excel and skills in database management and record keeping, and PowerPoint for presentations


The Communications Spe…t will lead a team that is responsible for initiating, planning, and managing the Solina’s public communications activities
S/he will be responsible for promoting and expanding the reach and impact of Solina’s activities and knowledge products.
These include many forms of general, scientific and social media communication.

Develop and execute an organizational communications strategy
Create scientific manuscripts, reports, proposals.
Source, draft and disseminate timely and regular content for various communication platforms which include: company website, social media platforms, newsletters and annual reports
In liaison with the Program Managers and Program Directors, carry out frequent media monitoring activities to pick out issues of interest on health policy and prepare timely and accurate responses for pitching to media outlets and sharing on Solina communication platforms
Take lead in planning and organizing special events to promote Solina program activities
Lead the development and implementation of a social media strategy for Solina aimed at influencing policy and increasing awareness on International Development issues
Build the capacity of Solina staff and consultants in developing media friendly information (from technical to non-technical content)
Identify new and existing public relations initiatives opportunities to promote organizational program activities


Minimum of a Second Class Upper Degree from a reputable University
Bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication, Public Relations or similar Communications discipline
Further relevant postgraduate academic qualification and commensurate work experience will be an advantage

Excellent written and spoken communication skills.
Demonstrate fluency in research writing and communication through technical writing samples
Familiarity with public discourse (from both government and society viewpoints) on development issues
Knowledge of current theories and practices in policy research, and the role of free and paid for media
Keen interest in research-to-policy transition
Ability to research, analyze, evaluate and synthesize information
General ability to draft clearly and concisely ideas and concepts in non-technical written and oral form
Specific skills in writing press releases and articles/stories for traditional and electronic media
Ability to effectively manage relationships with media representatives, government officials and other partners
Ability to organize and implement training and facilitate group processes
Ability to plan, manage and work in high-pressure situations under tight deadlines
Excellent people manager, open to direction and collaborative work style and commitment to get the job done
Demonstrates professionalism and a positive attitude at all times
Excellent knowledge of computer systems, web content management systems, desktop publishing and video/audio editing software

Attach CV, Cover Letter, Degree Certificates, NYSC Discharge Certificate and technical writing samples in one document. In your application, enter “Head of Human Resources” as position applied for
Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


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