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Human Resources & Legal Officer at Personal Trust Microfinance Bank Limited

Personal Trust is a Microfinance Bank in Lagos and a subsidiary of First Ally Capital Limited (FACL). Formerly known as Personal Trust Savings and Loans, the Bank was registered in 1993 and operated as a Mortgage Bank until its conversion to a Microfinance Bank in 2014. Personal Trust has a branch network at strategic locations in Lagos State and provides banking services to individuals, micro, Small and medium enterprises (MSME).

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Human Resources & Legal Officer

Location: Mainland, Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Summary

  • The Human Resources and Legal Officer provides HR and Legal support to the department.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provides legal support majorly to the HR, Credit, Recovery, Compliance and Operations departments.
  • Attends court hearings and liaise with external solicitors and debt recovery agencies.
  • Provide secretarial and administrative support to management.
  • Monitor inventory of office supplies with attention to budgetary constraints.
  • Conducts verification, background and reference check on all employees within seven (7) days of resumption.
  • Process payroll, pension and benefits in compliance with policy.
  • Implements the vacation calendar and ensure compliance.
  • Supports the performance appraisal process and employment confirmation.
  • Manages the approved training calendar and co-ordinate training activities.
  • Maintains an efficient document management system.
  • Maintains updated personnel records.
  • Manages exit processes including exit interviews and payments of terminal benefits.
  • Co-ordinates all HR events.
  • Monitor costs and expenses.
  • Develop and maintain an efficient filing and archive system.
  • Liaise with service providers and vendors.
  • Guide and ensure compliance with all local and laws of the Federal legislation.
  • Implements health and safety standards across the bank.
  • Oversee all activities in the Legal department.
  • Supports recruitment by posting job ads, shortlisting candidates, co-ordinating interviews and support the overall recruitment and hiring process.
  • Supports the documentation, orientation and onboarding of new employees.
  • Plan and coordinate administrative procedures and systems.
  • Draft and review contracts and Service level agreements.
  • Prepare periodic reports on administrative activities.
  • Co-ordinate employee enrolment in benefits programs such as health insurance, group life insurance, pension etc.
  • Provides assistance and information to employees on HR related matters.
  • Prepares reports on HR indices and personnel activities.
  • Maintains an updated HR database.
  • Perform any other duties as may be assigned by Management.


  • Minimum of LLB, BL
  • Evidence of completion/ exemption of/from NYSC.


  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in Human Resources.
  • Previous experience as a legal practitioner.
  • Knowledge of human resources processes and best practices.
  • A strong working knowledge of employment laws and HR regulatory compliance.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of the Nigeria Legal system.
  • Prior managerial experience in similar role or capacity.


  • Strong leadership, supervisory and people management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skill.
  • Must be a self-starter.
  • Analytical ability and strong attention to detail.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to prioritize and plan work activities as to use time efficiently.
  • Proficient in the use of MS Office suit.
  • Aptitude in problem-solving.
  • Excellent negotiation and communications skills.
  • Administrative and managerial skills.

N100,000 - N150,000 / month.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using "Human Resources and Legal Officer" as the subject of the email.

Note: If you do not get a response from the Recruiter after 4 weeks of this publication, please note that your application was not successful

Application Deadline  1st November, 2022.

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