Our Relocation Services

The services provided by CRN include;

Pre-assignement Orientations

Suited to Employees who have accepted or are considering an international assignment to Nigeria. A well organised and customised 2 or 3 day orientation, positively introducing the Employee & Family to the new location is of great benefit in assisting them to make informed choices and decisions. Major elements: City Tour, Representative Home Viewing, School Visits, Familiarisation with: Lifestyle, Culture and Customs, Healthcare, Security, Property Market, Cost of Living, Goods and Services, Recreation, Leisure and Spouse/Partner Opportunities.

Home Finding Programmes

Targeted home finding assistance, matched to Employee needs and budget. Major Elements: Pre-Arrival Housing Information, Accompanied Home Viewing, Lease Negotiation & Documentation, Utilities, Check-In Inspection and Property Handover.

Educational Consultancy & School search

The placement of children in a school environment in which they can thrive is vital to assignment success. Major Elements: As detailed above plus: Detailed research matching requirements to Schooling Options and Availability; Intermediary between Parents and Prospective Schools; Arranging appointments with Schools and Accompanied Visits, Assistance with Admission Requirements.

Temporary and short term accomodation solutions

Suitable for Employees on short term assignments to Nigeria, reducing hotel costs and enhancing productivity by sourcing and securing suitable fully furnished accommodation available for early occupation. Major Elements: Research best options and Accompanied visits to the options available; Lease Negotiation & Documentation; Check-In Inspection, including Contents Inventory check; Property Handover; core Settling-In Assistance (Hook-up of Telecoms and Internet; Information on banking, insurance, goods and services).

Settling in Services

Post-Move support to assist the family gain local area knowledge to effectively settle and integrate into their new community. The Programme can be provided as an Add-On or Stand-Alone Service and is tailored around the Family's specific requirements. Major Elements: Assistance with Opening a Bank Account; Car Purchase & Insurance; Appliance & Furniture Shopping; Getting Connected (Utilities, Internet, Satellite TV); Goods & Services (Domestic Help, Security Monitoring etc); Introduction to Clubs & Societies.

Partner Support Programmes

Enhanced support to assist with relocation challenges faced by partners. Tailored to the specific needs, pace and requirements of the relocating partner, focussed on networking, recreational, community and work opportunities.

Tenancy / Property management Services

International assignments can generate complex property-related issues. Our team of professionals will serve as intermediaries between tenant and landlord, allowing your employee to focus on his/her new assignment. Tailored to our client's requirements and including: Ongoing Maintenance Assistance, Coordination of any Necessary Repairs, Rental and Miscellaneous Payments and Financial Management.

Departure Programmes

Without the proper procedures, documentation and negotiations, substantial portions of the deposits may be forfeited on lease termination. Major Elements: Notice served in line with terms of Lease, Negotiating fair dilapidation charges, including Deposit Return, Cancelling Utilities and other Home Related Contracts, Arranging Quotations for Necessary Repairs and Cleaning, Project Managing Repairs, Check-Out Inspection and Property Handover, Following up on Deposit Refunds.

Cross Cultural advice

Moving to a new destination can often involve specific cultural dos and donts and Nigeria, although very friendly and welcoming, is no different. CRN can offer an executive and their family advice in how to approach living in Nigeria.

Immigration Services

CRN can help with the often complicated subject of immigration and visa applications of all types.