Human Resource Officer at Forte Oil

Forte Oil is an indigenous petroleum marketing company with structured operations and strategic policies to continuously improve product delivery to its customers.

Forte Oil is renowned for her ability to offer her consumers a wide range of products from the oil value chain; PMS, diesel, aviation fuel, kerosene, commercial gas and a wide range of lubricants for various automobiles and machines.

A major player in the downstream sector of the Nigerian oil and gas sector, Forte Oil prides itself on delivering prompt, quality and effective services to our customers nationwide.

We are a foremost indigenous major marketer of refined petroleum products with a strong presence in the thirty-six states of Nigeria and Abuja.

With well over 500 Forte Oil owned, dealer-assisted and dealer-developed retail outlets spread across the country, a major fuel storage installation at Apapa, Lagos, another major storage depot at Onne, Rivers State, an aviation joint users hydrant in Ikeja, Lagos, and joint aviation depots in Abuja, Port Harcourt and Kano, we are indeed a major marketer of choice in Nigeria.

We also have 8 retail outlets in Ghana under the trade name of AP Oil and Gas Ghana Limited (APOG).

In the midstream sector, we have also established a reputation of effectively servicing the upstream sector under our trade name of AP Oilfields Servcies Limited (APOS).

Job Title: Human Resource Officer

Purpose Statement

  • To contribute to the implementation, coordination and provision of an efficient administrative support to the delivery of the Human Capital strategy which is aligned with the business objectives of Forte Oil.

Key Accountabilities

  • Provide Human Capital administrative support to all employees in the assigned business units.
  • Work with line managers to deliver agreed recruitment and training plans required by the assigned functions.
  • Monitor and verify that departmental records are stored in compliance with the company’s’ record management policy.
  • Provides support in ensuring that performance Objectives processes for all assigned business units’ employees are aligned with company objectives.
  • Implement Human Capital employee service function across all business units including but not limited to managing documentations on Medical, Leave administration, Confirmation, Records management etc.
  • Collate reports/feedback on Human Capital processes e.g. recruitment, data sheet information on monthly basis on new employee resumption, disciplinary hearings, re-designation, transfer, salary increase, exits, training plans etc.
  • Provide support through the use of the HRIS to significantly enhance the effectiveness of the Human Capital process.
  • Support functional units in ensuring units compliance to Human Capital policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • The position requires an HR professional with a first degree in social science or similar field and at least 2 years work experience in a relevant role.
  • The incumbent needs to be able to think strategically and be able to find solutions to address the unique needs in the company.

The following skills are essential:

  • Ability to work with extremely confidential and sensitive data.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Good computer skills.
  • Active member of at least one relevant professional body.
  • Sound knowledge of oil and gas industry/downstream sector.

Working Relationships:

  • Internal: The Human Resources team, All assigned business units’ staff, Other internal colleagues in other functional areas across all locations
  • External: Service providers

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s with subject “HCA Officer FO/HCA/SD/0316  ” to:


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