Job Title: Nigeria Senior HR Business Partner

Department: Human Resources

Reporting Line: Head of Human Resources

Location: Lagos


About ENGIE Energy Access

ENGIE Energy Access is one of the leading Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGo) and mini-grids solutions provider in Africa, with a mission to deliver affordable, reliable and sustainable energy solutions and life-changing services with exceptional customer experience. The company is a result of the integration of Fenix International, ENGIE Mobisol and ENGIE PowerCorner; and develops innovative, off-grid solar solutions for homes, public services and businesses, enabling customers and distribution partners access to clean, affordable energy. The PAYGo solar home systems are financed through affordable installments from $0.19 per day and the minigrids foster economic development by enabling electrical productive use and triggering business opportunities for entrepreneurs in rural communities. With over 1,700 employees, operations in nine countries across Africa (Benin, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia), almost 1.5 million customers and over 7 million lives impacted so far, ENGIE Energy Access aims to remain the leading clean energy company, serving millions of customers across Africa by 2025.

Job Purpose/Mission

The holder of this position will be part of the Human Resources team that is based in Lagos, Nigeria, led by the Head of Human Resources. The Senior HR Business Partner provides consulting and coaching to departmental leaders and managers in order to support the business’s vision, mission, and overall objective. They also play a major role in the management of varied projects throughout the business, actively participating in project teams, and implementing HR initiatives while simultaneously ensuring proper communication and collaboration within business departments and with other HR business partners.


Key Responsibilities

Talent Management and Organizational Development 

Provide day-to-day advice and support to business leaders and middle managers on a variety of team and employee topics, including team dynamics, recruitment, learning & development, and employee relations.  

Recruitment- Identify recruitment needs and design effective selection and retention programmes. Also lead or participate actively in recruitment campaigns; job fairs; community activation programs; general networking; etc. to ensure a robust candidate pipeline. 

Change Management- Assist in/contribute to the design and deployment of all organizational change projects through process design and approaches that support change and transformation  

Evaluate and measure the impact of talent solutions and programs. Also identify issues, patterns and trends & provide insights to continuously improve business performance.

Learning and development- Participate in the planning and implementation of learning and development strategy of the organization in line with business objectives 

Onboarding- Lead the process of candidate selection; interviewing; job offer; background check, onboarding and integration/induction of new employee and act as custodian for our HRIS platform 

Performance Management- Serve as the primary custodian of our performance management system. This includes training team members and getting them familiar with performance management best practice, pooling periodic reports to track progress, raising tickets and helping resolve technical issues and maintaining an accurate database of employees


Employee Compensation and Benefits 

Benefits- Support in implementing and maintaining group life, medical scheme and requirements of workmen compensation act as stipulated within regulatory framework 

Payroll- Provide required input for Payroll management on a monthly basis


HR Analytics and Reports 

HR Metrics- Ensure the integrity of HR data, support decision making by providing workforce trends and analysis 

Processes- Support in continual review of our way of doing things, HR processes and workflows to ensure, we retain great employee experience and business efficiency 


Employee Services and Administration 

Record Management- Ensure effective employee record management and adherence to data privacy laws 

Health & Safety-Assist in the implementation of Administrative processes including workplace health and safety programmes to reduce exposure to workplace hazards, and support the review and enforcement of effective HR policies, procedures and programmes for HR service delivery. 


Internal Communications

Work closely with the Marketing team to develop and execute EEA's internal communications strategy. There will be a need to organise engaging events and share aesthetically pleasing content which promote our core values, foster inclusion and position EEA as a great place to work.



At EEA, we have high expectations for our managers. Each manager plays a key role in creating an exceptional experience not only for our customers but for every person on our team. Our managers help EEA realize our ambitious goals while developing their own leadership skills and facilitating growth for their direct reports.

We believe that great managers:

Deliver ambitious results: As a high-performing and accountable leader, you create an enabling environment for effective action and bold decision which contribute to successful delivery of results.
Act with integrity: As an ethical leader you are honest, respectful, objective, and transparent. You create and build upon a foundation of trust and openness.
Inspire and mentor the team: As an inspirational leader you walk the talk. You empower and coach your team with trust and humility.
Are accessible: as an accessible leader, you develop and maintain deep connections with stakeholders through approachability and active listening.
Ensure diversity and inclusion: as an inclusive leader, you ensure diversity and foster a sense of belonging.



- 5-7 years of broad-based experience in a HR generalist role

- A professional qualification/certification in HR 

- Ability to thrive in an ambiguous and rapidly changing environment 

- Excellent interpersonal skills and effective verbal and written communication skills 

 - Ability to set high personal goals and work independently 

 - Ability to organize, multi-task and prioritize tasks 

 - Ability to make recommendations to effectively resolve problems or issues 

- Experience working at multinational organisations will be advantageous

- Awareness and ability to demonstrate the importance of ethics & appropriate codes of conduct in the workplace

- Ability to achieve daily targets while attending to impromptu activities that may occur



- Bachelor's Degree from a recognized institution

- Master's Degree is an added advantage


We thank all applicants for their interest, however due to the large volume of applications we receive, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ENGIE is an equal opportunity employer, promoting diversity and committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. All applications are screened based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without any regard to origin, age, name, sexual identity, orientation or preference, religion, marital status, health, disability, political opinions, union involvement or citizenship. Our differences are our strengths!

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