Employ Candidates Compliantly in Nigeria

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Global Employer of Record in Nigeria

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Willing to hire international workforce in Nigeria? We are here to help you.

Send us your project details here, and we will be happy to employ your international workforce on your behalf in Nigeria in a fast and cost-effective way.

Spotlight on Nigeria:

  • Location – Located in Africa and borders with Benin, Chad, Niger and Cameroon.
  • Capital – Abuja.
  • Population – 193 million.
  • Labor force – 56.42 percent (2016).
  • Currency – Naira (NGN).
  • Export – NGN 994.3 billion (2017). Export commodities: oil and natural gas. Main export partners: America, Asia, Europe and Africa.
  • Import – NGN 844.0 billion (2017). Import products: consumer goods, capital goods, food, beverage, transport equipment and parts, lubricants and fuel. Main import partners are America, Asia, Europe and Africa.
  • Holidays – New Year’s Day; Good Friday; Easter Monday; Worker’s Day; Democracy Day; Nigerian National Day; Christmas Day; Boxing Day; Eid al-Fitr; Eid al-Adha; Eid-el-Malud.

More and more global companies are seeing the value of hiring international employees in Nigeria to have a presence on this market. With local legislative peculiarities, the challenge is to engage global workforce in a risk-free and cost-effective manner.

With this in mind, Acumen International has designed a global employment, aka International Employer of Record (EOR) payroll solution to help global companies, just like yours, expand their international reach or engage the brightest global talent with their projects. If you are seeking to reinforce your internal team with the expertise of a global talent based in Nigeria, if you have already selected a candidate and want him to work for you remotely from Nigeria in a legally compliant way, our global employment solution is the way for you to go.

Like every other country, Nigeria has its own employment nuances, which must be fully observed to ensure 100% compliance. Trust us to handle the global employment and HR side of your workforce management in Nigeria so you are sure that none of these nuances are missed and that your employees are employed and payrolled properly and compliantly.

Employer of Record solution in Nigeria

Global Employer of Record is an integrated solution that is designated to help you rise to the daunting challenges of hiring and managing your remote employees in Nigeria, which includes:

  • familiarizing with the country’s employment legislation
  • onboarding of employees
  • payrolling employees on a monthly basis in local currency/ies
  • and arranging for visa and work permit if you need to employ expatriate personnel in Nigeria

Via a Global Employer of Record solution, Acumen International can employ the selected candidate or candidates on your behalf in Nigeria in a record time. We become your trusted partner and guide you through local labor laws thus eliminating any employment risks for you and freeing you from the necessity to go into all legislative specificities or set everything up by yourselves. Also, we will resolve all local labor issues for you, which would give you freedom to focus on your main business objectives.

As part of the benefits of using our international Employer of Record and payroll outsourcing solution in Nigeria is that we can organize work permits and business visas in Nigeria required for expatriates’ immigration.

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