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Background Check Officer at Pivotage Consulting

Pivotage ConsultingLagos, Nigeria Data and Artificial Intelligence
Full Time
We are a professional outfit that offers a wide spectrum of strategic Human Resource Services; particularly - Innovative Staffing Solutions, Potent L&D Interventions and Flexible Outsourcing to both big and small organizations across different business sectors. Driven by a team of exceptional and immensely talented consultants with rich industrial experience in understanding, addressing and resolving HR issues in a number of key market segments in both the private and public sectors; we pride ourselves not only in our unique expertise in delivering timely and result yielding HR solutions, but in our exceptional competency in tailoring our solutions to the uniqueness of our clients’ business needs at all times. We are consistently committed to bridging the gap between "an organization’s current situation and its vision” using value driven, tested and tried but not weak and tired strategic human resources management principles.

Job Summary:

This role involves verifying the accuracy and completeness of candidate’s information, ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, and analyzing data to support decision-making. As the Verifications Officer, you will be responsible for providing support to the Verifications unit on their mandate to conduct accurate and swift verifications, using your expertise in data analytics to gather data, analyze data and prepare data reports.


  • Conduct comprehensive background checks on candidates, including criminal history, academic verification, reference checks, etc.
  • Utilize various tools and databases to gather relevant information.
  • Analyze the data collected during background checks to identify inconsistencies, red flags, and discrepancies.
  • Use data insights to make informed recommendations
  • Stay updated on changes in laws and regulations related to background checks.
  • Ensure that all background checks are conducted in compliance with applicable regulations.
  • Create detailed and accurate reports summarizing the results of background checks and data analysis.
  • Present findings to relevant stakeholders, highlighting potential risks and areas of concern.
  • Continuously improve background check processes to increase efficiency and accuracy.
  • Suggest and implement enhancements to the tools and technologies used in background screening.
  • Communicate with candidates to obtain necessary information and documentation.
  • Build relationships with relevant stakeholders in academic institutions
  • Ensure the confidentiality and security of sensitive candidates’ information and background check data.


  • Bachelor's degree
  • Proven experience in background check/ verifications
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret and draw insights from data.
  • Knowledge in regulations pertaining to background checks.
  • Attention to detail and the ability to maintain a high degree of accuracy.
  • Proficiency in data analysis tools and software.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High ethical standards and the ability to handle sensitive information with discretion.

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