HR Manager

Position Summary:

Maliyo Games is seeking an HR Manager to provide strategic human resource planning in accordance with employment regulations and internal practices providing overall administration, coordination, and evaluation of the Human Resource function. 

Position: HR Manager

Status: Full-Time Exempt

Location: Hybrid

Compensation: Negotiable (subject to experience)

Company Overview

Maliyo is a Lagos-based game development studio that creates African-inspired games for mobile users with over 40 games in our portfolio. Maliyo infuses the continent’s lively culture and experiences into everything we create. Our goal is to embed Africa’s vibrant culture into video games through storylines, character development, immersive environments, captivating sounds, and strong visuals.

Essential Functions:

  • Provide technical advice and knowledge across HR discipline
  • Facilitate administrative functions and paperwork associated with employment services, in accordance with PHR+ processes and client service agreements
  • Process all staff changes, including new hires, salary changes, personnel record changes, terminations, etc. including personnel file maintenance
  • Conduct new employee orientation
  • Process credential verifications for applicants and employees
  • Facilitate separation process for voluntary and involuntary separations, including exit interviews, as necessary
  • Manage leaves of absence
  • Generate employee correspondence, i.e., employment verifications, candidate letters, unemployment compensation responses, etc.
  • Facilitate workers compensation claims and communicate with workers compensation carrier
  • Assist with benefits administration, including enrollment, change reporting and claims resolution
  • Advise employee and management personnel on the interpretation of personnel policies, programs and procedures; ensure that programs are carried out in accordance with organization’s policies and procedures
  • Assist with policy development and forms in response to employment law and client needs
  • Provide advice to supervisors and managers on methods and approaches to resolve employee work problems
  • Ensure appropriate communication between client and PHR+ office(s) operations
  • Maintain compliance with federal, state and local employment laws and regulations
  • Conduct research relating to employment law and special projects as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field
  • Minimum of 6 years HR Generalist experience
  • Demonstrated knowledge of employment laws and regulations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills are critical
  • Proficient in MS Office and automated HR Information Systems (HRIS)
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously while adhering to deadlines in a virtual office within a fast-paced environment
  • Must have a high level of interpersonal skill and customer service orientation
  • Ability to handle sensitive and confidential situations with tact and diplomacy
  • Demonstrated flexibility and the ability to work as a member of a team
  • Must have knowledge of office administrative procedures and ability to use standard office equipment

Work requires continued attention to detail in composing, typing, and proofing materials, data entry, establishing priorities, and meeting deadlines

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to with the subject “HR Manager Application