Oolu Solar Energy Recruitment 2021 – (2 Positions) Internship & Exp.

Oolu Solar Energy Recruitment 2021 - (2 Positions) Internship & Exp.
Oolu Solar Energy Recruitment 2021 – (2 Positions) Internship & Exp.

Apply for Oolu Solar Energy Recruitment 2021 – (2 Positions) Internship & Exp. Oolu Solar is a growing solar energy provider in West & Central Africa with a presence in Senegal, Mali, Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Niger, and Nigeria and plans to expand within the region. Our vision is to be a leading energy and financial services provider for millions of customers in developing countries.

Job Title: People Engagement Lead

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • We are actively looking for a People Operations Lead that can ensure the professional running of tasks related to human resources, administrative management and employee monitoring.

Core Responsibilities
Employee Engagement:

  • Proactively promote and lead activities to contribute to the adoption of company values in action and positive Oolu culture, both in the workplace and on the field
  • Deliver end-to-end internal employee engagement plans and campaigns to inspire and engage employees so that employees are engaged and informed no matter where they are based – build and foster relationships across functions and locations
  • Measure and monitor employee engagement levels through the Employee Engagement
  • Survey, making recommendations based on data and insights to enhance the employee experience.
  • Provide employee relations and communication channels to employees at all levels in Oolu from c-suite to entry level, HQ staff versus field staff
  • Participation in the creation of HR content on our mobile learning application platform
  • Work with the P&C Manager to develop, execute, and evaluate an in-country internal communications plan ensuring that business goals, initiatives and organizational/people news are communicated regularly and effectively
  • Plan, organize and execute Oolu’s internal events and social calendar (off-sites, team building events, in-office events, sporting events, holiday party, etc.) for HQ and field teams
  • Contribute to the design, implementation and management of a comprehensive and effective Recognition Programs to ensure employee motivation, engagement and retention of talent
  • Ensure Oolu Nigeria’s reward, benefit and welfare policy/practices are in compliance with all statutory and regulatory requirements and group policies.


  • Manage recruitment processes: Collect recruitment requests;Publish job offers; Assist in developing Job Descriptions; Analyze and sort CVs;Liaise with shortlisted candidates; interviews & tests ;Conduct background and reference checks for new hires
  • Create, implement and update Oolu’s recruiting procedures (e.g. job application, sourcing methods etc.) to ensure fit for purpose – ensure this is documented and the supporting documents for the process designed and utilised
  • Keep track of recruiting metrics (e.g. time-to-hire and cost-per-hire) and other metrics
  • Network with other employers and employees within the sector (conferences, job fairs, RE networks, HR networks, etc)
  • Advise Oolu staff on interviewing techniques
  • Recommend ways to improve Oolu’s brand and position it as the preferred employer
  • Contribute to forecast future hiring needs
  • Monitor company indicators relating to social data (age pyramid, gender, ethnicity, etc. and share with the leadership as well as people operations for hiring purposes

Onboarding / Exit Management:

  • Design and and continuously improve Oolu Nigeria’s onboarding/exit program
  • Ensure orientation/onboarding materials for new staff orientation are updated to carry out orientations effectively.
  • Organize and execute the entire orientation / exit programs
  • Ensure all paperwork related to new hires, including contracts and non-disclosure agreements, ID cards, and other statutory documents are obtained and filed/scanned and saved in Odoo
  • Create and continuously update Oolu’s employee handbook
  • Obtain feedback from the new hire on the onboarding process
  • Ensure probation period interview are conducted and documented
  • Ensure the employees final entitrlements are accureantley computed and paid at the completion of the handover process.
  • Ensure a proper handover document is prepared and discussed with the employee’s supervisor


  • Solid training: at least a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources
  • Experience: Minimum 3 –  5years of relevant work experience, in challenging/startup environments.
  • HR management: knowledge of HR management, strong experience in employee engagement would be a plus
  • Legal knowledge: basic knowledge of the labor code in Nigeria
  • Results-oriented mindset: enthusiasm for learning and continuous improvement of existing systems
  • Intercultural skills: good collaboration with colleagues from various backgrounds and cultures
  • Languages: English ( French would be a plus)
  • Human Resource Information System : previous HRIS use would be a plus
  • Soft Skills: Strong work ethics, good communication, interpersonal and relational skills.
  • Emotional Intelligence and a great attitude to work.

Application Closing Date
30th September 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:


Job Title: People Operations Intern (HR Intern)

Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Employment Type: Contract

Main Duties / Responsibilities
Employee Administration:

  • Ensure all staff records are up to date ( personal informations, HMO registration, pension)
  • Ensure all manual/electronic records and HR Databases are kept up to date and transferred to the company’s HRIS
  • Follow up employee contracts (send employment letters, addendums, renew contracts, confirmations letters, etc)
  • Monitoring attendance and leave management
  • Support employee inductions


  • Support payroll generation and salary disbursements using excel and company’s HRIS
  • Update existing payroll tools ( employee deductions, commissions,etc)
  • Ensure the prompt disbursement of payslips

Recruitment / Manpower Planning

  • Assist in preparing job descriptions and placing job adverts
  • Sourcing profiles from various job channels
  • Screening and shortlisting of CVs
  • Scheduling interviews with relevant personnel
  • Support employee onboarding (contribute to detailed induction program for the newly joined employees)

Employee Communication

  • Maintain harmonious employee relationship and provide timely and appropriate dissemination of all employee communication updates
  • Direct and answering all employee queries to the appropriate point of contact with the HR team.

Qualifications & Experience

  • Bachelor of Science Degree in HRM, Psychology or Social Sciences
  • Membership of CIPM/CIPD is an added advantage
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in a similar role.


  • Passionate about social missions and motivated by Oolu’s mission
  • Ability to plan and keep track of multiple tasks and deadlines.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skill
  • Able to work as part of a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to follow verbal and written instructions
  • Excellent interpersonal and emotional intelligence skills
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Good knowledge of an ERP System
  • Attention to detail.

Application Closing Date
30th September 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:


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