Vacancy at Bridge International Academies:Officer, People Operations

Bridge International Academies is the world’s largest and fastest-growing chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 100,000 pupils in Kenya and Uganda. We democratize the right to succeed by giving families living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their children to live a very different life. We leverage experts, data, and technology in order to standardize and scale every aspect of quality education delivery, from how and where academies are built to how teachers are selected and trained, and how lessons are delivered and monitored for improvement. We are vertically integrated, tech-enabled, and on our way to profitability. Bridge expects to continue rapid expansion in East Africa, and has just launched operations in Nigeria in September 2015, with India to follow in 2016. Job Title: Officer, People OperationsLocation: Yaba, Lagos Job DescriptionBridge International Academies is the world’s largest chain of primary and pre-primary schools with more than 400 academies and 130,000 pupils in Kenya, Uganda, Nigeria, Liberia and India.We democratize the right to succeed by giving families living in poverty access to the high-quality education that will allow their children to live a very different life.We leverage experts, data, and technology in order to standardize and scale every aspect of quality education delivery, from how and where academies are built to how teachers are selected and trained, and how lessons are delivered and monitored for improvement.We are vertically-integrated, tech-enabled, and on our way to profitability.Over ViewThe Officer, People Operations role is a generalist position that operates at the front lines of Human Resources at Bridge.The ideal candidate should exceptionally posses high attention to detail, a strong work ethic, and ability to manage multiple workflows and projects simultaneously. You are level-headed, disciplined, and thoroughly understand that HR must protect the Company’s interests and policies and guide employees through their career life-cycles at Bridge at the same time.You have a very good understanding of HR best practices and employment/labour law frameworks in Nigeria and are certified by the CIPM or it's equivalent. Last but not least – you are a gritty, never-say-die doer who relishes challengesResponsibilitiesSeparations Process: lead separations processes, including department, asset, and financial handovers - involves IT, Admin, and Payroll AccountantOnboarding Process: lead teams from IT, Admin, etc. in ensuring that staff are successfully on boardedPayroll Verification: work with Payroll Accountant to ensure that all contractors and employees are properly represented with the right deductions/additions, if any. Generate monthly report for managers on headcountStaff Benefits: supporting staff with questions about health coverage, managing additions to coverage, dealing with other health coverage issuesImmigration/Work Permits/Expat Services: dealing with immigration issues/working with immigration consultantsAsset Management: ensure that all staff have the assets they need; deal with asset recovery processes and exchanges/one-off needs. Heavy interfacing with IT and AdminLeave Management: assist employees with leave, generate monthly report for managers on leave balancesDisciplinary Procedures: work with the People Ops. Director on managing these proceduresAppeals, Grievances, Investigations: lead these processes with some direction from the People Ops. DirectorStaff Documentation: ensuring that offer letters, contracts, probation confirmations, and change of status documents are appropriately handled 

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