Canonical is a unique tech company – global, remote first, open source, with 650 professionals across 50 countries – our goal is to be the world’s best – not biggest – software company. With almost every team remote by default, Canonical sets the pace on the 21st-century digital workplace.

Canonical and Ubuntu are at the forefront of cloud and IoT computing, helping customers master the challenge of operations on hybrid cloud, bare metal, and container-based systems. We’re recruiting people that love Linux, automation, operations, and are interested in cracking some of the world’s toughest technical problems at scale.

We’re interested in the technology, of course, but we’re also interested in the human mission of enabling and supporting many of the worlds brightest and hardest working people, passionate about open source which benefits millions, to live where they want and work from anywhere. All of these people could move to a tech hub and work for a FAANG but they choose Canonical because of our mission and our approach to the workplace.

Job Position: HR Generalist/HR Advisor

Job Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full Time (Remote)

Job Summary

  • Global remote HR creates a whole new set of challenges, and we want to blaze that trail. Structuring processes and policy that meet global standards and local law is vital. This is a global HR Generalist / HR Advisor role supporting HR initiatives, employees and managers in multiple regions. You will be a key support for your time zones and will partner with the wider HR and recruitment team to deliver a first class HR service to the business.
  • As an​ HR​ Generalist​ you ​must​ be​ able​ to​ work​ independently,​ ​take​ ​a hands-on​ approach,​​ and​ interface effectively​ with​ professionals​ ​at​ all​ levels.​ ​You’ll​ ​need​ ​excellent​ ​communication,​ ​professional​ ​and interpersonal​ ​skills​ ​as​ ​well​ ​as​ ​the​ ability​ ​to​ ​function​ ​in​ ​a proactive, innovative environment.​ ​
  • This role is likely to be home-based, but we also have offices in London if you have a preference for office-based working.

Job Responsibilities

  • Partner with managers to provide employee relations advice and guidance on global policies and procedures.
  • Provide​ ​HR​ ​guidance​ ​to colleagues through on-boarding, benefit administration, and off-boarding.
  • Ensure a high degree of accuracy and timeliness in processing employee changes, joiners, and leavers.
  • Lead​ data driven reporting to inform and influence HR strategic initiatives.
  • Lead and participate in projects​ where you’ll see the impact of your work​.
  • Apply critical thinking to automate and reduce administrative tasks.
  • Take​ ​a ​​lead​ ​role​ ​in​ ​the​ ​management​​, ​development,​ ​and​ ​integration​ ​of​ our HR System across​ ​all of our​ ​HR​ ​processes​​, ​acting​ ​as​ ​a ​​system​ ​expert​ and​ ​advocate​ ​for​ ​the​ global​ ​HR​ ​team.
  • Work with internal resource groups to drive diversity and inclusion initiatives across the company.
  • Create,​ ​update​ ​and​ ​maintain​ ​country-specific​ ​handbooks​ ​for​ ​corporate​ ​policies and​ ​procedures.
  • Liaise with Finance to deliver monthly payroll, and on projects and enquiries.

Skills and experience

  • Educated to degree level and CIPD​ ​qualified​ ​or​ ​working​ ​towards​ ​qualification.
  • Good​ ​and​ developing​ ​knowledge​ ​and​ ​practical​ ​application​ ​of​ ​regional​ HR​ ​practices​ ​and​ employment laws.
  • Able​ ​and​ ​motivated ​to​ ​learn​ ​in​ ​an​ ​international​ ​HR​ ​environment.
  • Self-directed, organised, a problem solver, with a strong sense of urgency and the ability to prioritise and meet goals and deadlines.
  • Demonstrated​ ​ability​ ​to​ ​exercise​ ​discretion,​ ​sound​ ​judgement,​ ​tact​ ​and​ ​diplomacy​ ​in​ ​all communications.
  • Experience​ ​maintaining​ ​ confidentiality​ ​of​ ​assignments​ ​due​ ​to​ ​the​ ​exposure​ ​to​ ​sensitive information​ ​and​ ​contacts.

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

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