Sage launches business management solution for Nigerian enterprises

04 Nov 2015
Financial Nigeria


The solution automates processes such as payroll, hiring, on-boarding and talent retention.

Ivan Epstein, President of Sage International

Sage, a multinational enterprise software company, has launched Sage HR Management (HRM) for the Nigerian market.

Launched on Tuesday at the Southern Sun, Ikoyi, Lagos, the product is a human resources management solution that helps mid-size and large enterprises to gain efficiency in their human resources processes. The Sage HRM is available either as a standalone product or as a module that integrates with Sage X3, empowering HR managers to improve overall business performance by gaining better control over their workforce costs and creating stronger engagement with employees.

According to the company, the solution automates processes such as payroll, hiring, on-boarding and talent retention. The solution also ensures legal compliance helps manage employee development by providing faster and simpler access to skills and performance information. The company said Sage HRM contains all settings, features, statutory calculations and parameters for payroll and global legislations compliance for the Nigerian market.

Sage HRM provides a global and accurate view of the HR budget and in real-time. With Sage HRM, HR managers are able to accurately estimate workforce costs and performance and make data driven personnel decisions which translates into more informed decision making. Plus, it includes flexible mobile features that enable employees to access HR services anywhere from any device, thus providing HR managers access to live key performance indicators.

President of Sage International, Ivan Epstein, “Nigerian companies are eager to embrace automated HR and payroll solutions to assist with increased regulatory demands, rapid economic expansion, and growing global trade. We’re delighted to add Sage HRM to our portfolio and look forward to working with our business partners to help Nigerian enterprises thrive.”

Ivan said with more than 93 million internet users in Nigeria, Sage HRM’s rich cloud and mobile functionality makes it a perfect match for the Nigerian market. He said Sage HRM will help increase visibility and collaboration for businesses.

“Whether you’re an existing Sage X3 customer or a growing enterprise looking for a modern, standalone HR solution, Sage HRM offers you a flexible and powerful answer to your HR needs,” said Jeremy Waterman, Managing Director, Sage Northern Africa & Middle East.

“Sage HRM, together with Sage X3, gives your organisation more accurate and exhaustive data over your different business units and locations. It supports best practices and can give you an integrated view of HR and financial data to help you keep your costs under control,” Waterman said.

The solution is aimed at mid-size and large enterprises in the manufacturing, distribution, services and healthcare industries that are keen to integrate HR with finance, thereby improving efficiency and cost control through back office automation. Sage HRM enables HR departments to improve administrative efficiency and compliance management.

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