March 21, 2023

British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice – whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success. We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:




Job Title: Payroll Coordinator

Job Number: 35524
Location: Lagos

Role Positioning and Objectives

  • This role is part of Payroll Human Resource Sub function.
  • The role is responsible for the management and administration of Payroll, employee information and systems, in line with the area and regional strategy, assisting the Head of Payroll with the implementation of systems and procedures aimed at ensuring efficiency in the organisation and providing support to the specialist, HR Managers and other functions for effective delivery of HR services and initiatives.
  • Reports to: Head of Payroll
  • Geographic Scope: West and Central African Markets

Role Responsibilities

  • Process monthly payroll inputs for the different West and Central Africa Countries and liaising with the Payroll consultant to run the payroll.
  • Timely payment of employee’s monthly salary including the reconciliation of the following reports: Personnel Change report Bank payment authority report, in respect of about 100 employees for the different countries respectively: Cameroon, Ghana, Gabon, Mali, Ivory Coast, Niger Republic, Benin Republic and Burkina Faso
  • Preparation of the company Specific Social Security for Cameroon, Gabon, and Benin
  • Liaise with the payroll consultant with regards the computation of exit benefits for voluntary and involuntary terminations and OTIF payment of the entitlements.
  • Ensure an effective and efficient delivery of Payroll and Benefits Administration (bank details, gratuity and pension update, unpaid absence, recurring and additional payments, etc.) and monthly Payroll approver engagement.
  • Monitor and report on compliance to the Human Resource records management framework in line with departmental/ Company objectives
  • Documentation of HR processes, procedures, forms, and systems
  • Undertake special and ad hoc Human Resource projects in line with departmental / company objectives
  • Provide back up support for team as provided in the work distribution schedule.
  • Process the salary payment charges for all the payroll vendors.
  • Process monthly Nigeria payroll benefit inputs through the SAP Payroll System
  • Establish and maintain effective and productive relationships with all functional HR teams, Finance, Legal and External Affairs and other relevant functions.
  • Ensures that an excellent standard of service is provided by the Payroll Team to all Functional Units / Teams.
  • Ensure all Payroll queries are resolved satisfactorily within stipulated deadlines.
  • Actively engage with Functional HR Teams to ensure that they are satisfied with service provided.
  • Internal auditors for the audit of employee information/payroll processes
  • External service providers: Government agencies, Pension Fund Administrators etc
  • Co-ordinate the employees’ non-monetary recognitions and Long service awards
  • Ensure gift vouchers are readily available for distribution.
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Essential Experience, Skill and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferably in the Humanities, Social Sciences or Arts
  • 2 – 3 years tactical experience in Payroll function in Human Resources
  • Sound understanding of local legislation in Francophone markets in West and Central Africa region
  • Basic French knowledge
  • High proficiency in using Microsoft Excel
  • Strong data, analytical and numeracy skills
  • High level of initiative, confidentiality & dedication
  • Possess excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills
  • Sufficient IT knowledge/skills to generate, operate and run reports.


  • SAP Payroll knowledge would be an added advantage
  • A high level of decision making, objectivity, creativity & Integrity.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
  • Ability to adapt to changes quickly when required

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




Job Title:  EHS Risk & Performance Manager

Job Number: 35482
Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Seniority Level: Associate Manager
Function: Operations
Reports to: EHS Operations Manager
Reporting Level: Management
Geographic Scope: WAM (West African Markets)

Role Positioning and Objectives

  • The role is responsible for protecting people, equipment, brands and the reputation of the British American Tobacco West African Area business, Processes must operate effectively and efficiently to ensure adherence to legislation, the BAT Global Risk Management Standards and local policy guidelines.

What You will be Accountable for

  • Lead and Support the EHS activities across Nigeria’s commercial and WAM business to ensure they embed and sustain a culture of Compliance to all the BAT Risk management standards including legal compliance
  • Embed BAT Policies and Standards in all locations in Nigeria and WAM, including training required at the various locations
  • Document and investigate accidents and incidents which occur in commercial and monitor the implementation of corrective actions
  • Prepare and maintain required EHS statistics and key performance indicators for review, report and update the dashboard accordingly
  • Coordinate the effective, accurate and timely global EHS reporting for the Area as required by the EHS global council
  • Maintain and update as needed Safe Operating Procedures for all task and activities and utilize them in the day to day training of employees and contractors
  • Conducting site reviews/inspections and job safety analysis/hazard assessments to determine if environmental health and safety standards are being met
  • Ensuring that standard are maintained in the specification for procurement of vehicles, personal protective and safety equipment.
  • Lead EHS management initiatives through sites leadership teams to ensure they are entrenched across all locations
  • Manage Team Based Risk Assessments and the process conduct training for those involved
  • Conducting incident investigations to determine root cause(s) and contributory factors; the reporting of findings to BAT’s management and suggestions for follow-up actions aimed at preventing a reoccurrence
  • Conduct and coordinate training sessions for employees, contractors and visitors when required by, or as applicable toward, company operations and needs.
  • Provides direction to local EH&S champions across the area
  • Provide daily guidance and direction in EHS programs at the employee / supervisor level to ensure a common and effective approach
  • Maintain good relationship with all EHS related government agencies and bodies both local and international: – E.g. FMEnv., OSMEnv, Departmental Safety Reps, First Aid team, Fire Marshals, EHS Tech. Reps. etc.
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Essential Experience, Skills and Knowledge

  • Bachelor’s Degree, with NYSC Completed
  • Experience in EHS within the Commercial, Distribution and Fleet Management areas
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant professional experience, ideally in an international FMCG company
  • NEBOSH Certification
  • Ability to engage very senior stakeholders, as well as people from different backgrounds
  • Strong communication and influencing skills
  • Previous team management experience would be an added advantage
  • Availability to travel internationally up to 50% of the time.

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


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