Assistant HR Officer at a Leading Consulting Firm

MacTay Consulting is one of the first and leading management consulting firms in Nigeria, providing HR services to our clients in Africa since 1982. We focus on adding value to organisations through customized solutions that meet our clients’ needs. We have a proven track record of providing excellent services that impact our clients’ businesses.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant HR Officer

Location: Lekki, Lagos

Employment Type: Full time

Job Summary

    • We are looking for a detail-oriented and proactive Assistant HR Officer to support our Human Resources department.


    • The Assistant HR Officer will assist with various HR functions, including recruitment, onboarding, employee relations, and administrative tasks.


    • The ideal candidate should have strong organizational skills, excellent communication abilities, and a passion for human resources.



    • Assist with recruitment efforts, including posting job openings, screening resumes, scheduling interviews, and conducting initial candidate screenings.


    • Coordinate the onboarding process for new hires, including preparing paperwork, conducting orientation sessions, and assisting with training schedules.


    • Support employee relations initiatives and contribute to fostering a positive work environment.


    • Help with performance management processes, including tracking performance appraisals and assisting with employee development plans.


    • Contribute to HR projects such as policy reviews, HR audits, and process improvements.


    • Provide general administrative support to the HR department, including managing correspondence, filing documents, and maintaining HR databases.


    • Maintain employee records and ensure all paperwork is accurate and up to date.


    • Assist with payroll processing and employee benefits administration.


    • Handle employee inquiries regarding HR policies, procedures, and programs.


    • Assist in organizing employee engagement activities and events.



    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or related field preferred.


    • Proven experience (1-2 years) in an HR role or similar administrative position.


    • Strong understanding of HR practices and employment laws.


    • Detail-oriented with strong organizational and time management skills.


    • Ability to work effectively in a team environment and collaborate with others.


    • Positive attitude and willingness to learn and adapt in a dynamic work environment.


    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written.


    • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and HRIS software.


    • Ability to handle confidential information with professionalism and discretion.


Preferred Qualifications:

    • Professional HR certification (e.g., SHRM-CP, PHR) is a plus.


    • Experience with HR software systems (e.g., ADP, BambooHR, Workday).


    • Knowledge of labor regulations and compliance requirements.


    • Previous experience in recruitment, employee relations, or training and development.


Physical Requirements:

    • Primarily office-based work with extended periods of sitting and computer use.



N200,000 – N250,000 Monthly.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:

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