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Associate, Human Resources: Lagos

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Babban Gona Agricultural Franchise is a financially sustainable, high impact and highly scalable social enterprise, which is part-owned by the farmers it serves. Babban Gona is an innovative model designed to serve the bottom of the pyramid and transform agriculture into a job-creation engine. Through this agricultural franchise, Babban Gona offers a suite of services to smallholder farmers, helping them to overcome the challenges of fragmentation and low economies of scale.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Associate, Human Resources

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Industry: Human Resources

Key Responsibilities
Manage Babban Gona’s Onboarding and Mentoring Programs

  • Develop and execute a world-class onboarding program for new hires.
  • Develop and manage mentorship programs and monitor mentoring cycle end-to-end.
  • Plan and implement succession planning process for high potential employees.
  • Recommend strategies to motivate employees.
  • Assist with the recruitment process by identifying candidates, conducting reference checks and issuing employment contracts.
  • Investigate complaints brought forward by employees.
  • Coordinate employee development plans and performance management.
  • Perform orientations and update records of new staff.
  • Manage the organization’s employee database and prepare reports.
  • Assist with budget monitoring, payroll and other adhoc HR projects.
  • Maintain digital copies of employees’ records.
  • Undertake tasks around talent and  performance management
  • Schedule meetings, interviews, HR events and maintain agendas.
  • Coordinate training sessions and seminars.
  • Produce and submit reports on general HR activity.
  • Conduct employee onboarding and help organize training & development initiatives
  • Provide support to employees in various HR-related topics such as leaves and compensation and resolve any issues that may arise.
  • Promote HR programs to create an efficient and conflict-free workplace.
  • Assist in development and implementation of human resource policies.
  • Gather and analyze data with useful HR metrics, like time to hire and employee turnover rates.
  • Enhance job satisfaction by resolving issues promptly, applying new perks and benefits and organizing team building activities.
  • Assist with all internal and external HR related inquiries or requests.
  • Keep up-to-date with the latest HR trends and best practice.

Reporting Line:

  • This position reports to Head, Human Resources.

Profound know-how in Onboarding & Mentoring Programs:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related discipline (Master’s degree and /or Human Resources Management Certification is preferred)
  • 3+ years of experience in Human Resources Generalist or Specialist role
  • Exposure to Labor Law and employment equity regulations
  • Understanding of general human resources policies and procedures
  • Outstanding knowledge of MS Office and HR Information systems
  • Excellent communication and people skills
  • Aptitude in problem-solving
  • Desire to work as a team with a results driven approach
  • Effective HR administration and people management skills
  • Exposure to payroll practices
  • Full understanding of HR functions and best practices.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Able to work well under pressure and meet tight deadlines.
  • Highly tech-savvy with capability in MS Office and related business and communication tools.
  • Fantastic organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong decision-making and problem solving skills.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Professional certification in HR (e.g SHRM-CP, PHRi) is a plus

Start Up Environment:

  • Thrives in a fast paced, start-up environment with dynamic business priorities.

Detailed Orientation and Managing Complexity:

  • Extensive experience leading a complex organization and passion for getting into details to identify root cause of issues and create innovative solutions.


  • Competitive salary
  • Health Insurance
  • Pension
  • Performance Bonus
  • Annual paid vacation
  • Group Life Insurance

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

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

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