Assistant Manager – HC Position at BW Offshore

BW Offshore is a leading global provider of floating production services to the oil and gas industry, with a fleet of 15 FPSOs and one FSO. The company has an excellent track record on project execution and operations, with more than 30 years of experience. The company is represented in the major oil regions world-wide, with presence across Asia Pacific, Americas, Europe and West Africa. BW Offshore is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and is part of the BW Group, one of the world’s largest maritime groups.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Assistant Manager – HC

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Permanent
Working Hours: Full-time
Working Days: Day
Expected Start Date: 12th March, 2018

Job Description

  • BW Offshore is currently seeking candidates for the position of Assistant Manager Human Capital.
  • The position will be responsible for managing all aspects of the employee life cycle and will contribute to creating and driving the Global HC strategy within the Nigeria organisation.

Key Tasks

  • Responsible for recruitment, employment, onboarding, training, payroll and exit of all personnel for onshore, offshore operations and projects (incl. third party), in accordance with global procedures and local legislation
  • Responsible for implementing the annual performance review and supporting the connected salary and bonus process
  • Responsible for the preparation of annual onshore payroll budget and support the preparation and control of personnel budgets for the units
  • Coordinate the follow up of the unit Competence Assurance and Training (CAT) program
  • Coordinate the follow up of all mandatory certificates for all offshore personnel and to ensure that personnel handling system OCS is up to date at all times
  • Responsible for managing labour relations, participating in collective agreement negotiations, other periodic meetings with unions and offshore visits as required
  • Implement and follow up of Human Capital strategies, policies, procedures and systems in accordance with corporate, legal and statutory requirements within the scope of authority of the position
  • Monitor new rules and regulations which may have consequences for the Company’s policies and procedures and implement such relevant new regulations
  • Act as a Company representative locally for labour legal issues, inspections etc
  • Assist to provide legal support/advice as required
  • Support office Admin requirements
  • Support the global HC team with other tasks as needed on reports, projects and initiatives
  • Other responsibilities as assigned


  • Ideally a Master’s Degree in Human Resource Management / Administration, Law, Finance or other relevant discipline
  • Membership of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management or other relevant professional association


  • Ideally 7 years of relevant experience with 3 years being within the offshore/maritime industry
  • Ideally previous experience with key HR functions such as payroll, recruitment, performance management, learning and development and succession planning
  • Previous experience from a multicultural working environment is an advantage

Interpersonal Skills:

  • Good ambassador for the company, pleasant, positive and open
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Well organized and good attention to detail


  • Good knowledge of local rules and regulations relevant to the area of responsibility
  • Basic understanding of payroll systems, forecasting and budgets
  • Fluent in English (oral and written)
  • Fluent in language in country of operation (oral and written)


  • The position will entail regular travel to offshore Unit(s)
  • Some work outside regular working hours may be required

Application Closing Date
9th February, 2018.

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: Only qualified candidates will be contacted.


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