Head of Human Resources Vacancy at Layer3
Abuja, Nigeria
1d ago
source : MyJobNigeria


Head of Human Resources job opportunity is available at Layer3 for individuals who possess relevant qualifications.

Job Purpose

  • The Head, Human Resources & Administration is a dual role responsible for developing and executing the HR & Admin strategy to support the Layer3 vision and mission.
  • Implementing Layer3’s HR and Admin strategy with the view of optimizing workforce management, enhance productivity and ensure alignment with the organizations business plan and strategic objectives.
  • The incumbent will manage the HR unit and the Admin unit to achieve the desired business outcomes.

  • The role will also lead and direct the HR team to enable them to deliver a comprehensive HR service to the business; as well as lead and direct the Admin team to optimize the efficiency of the Admin unit.
  • He / She proactively advises on best practice for the HR and Administrative functions.

  • The role will lead, direct and manage the day-to-day Human Resources and Administrative activities for Layer3.
  • He / She will provide oversight and guidance to the development and monitoring of processes in the HR unit; as well as oversee administrative functions.
  • Working closely with the entire team, Layer3 will create the industry leader in performance, customer and employee satisfaction making her an employer of choice.

    HR function :

  • Lead and direct the Human Resource team to deliver a comprehensive HR service to the business.
  • Employee Relations managing absence, disciplinaries, grievances, sickness etc. Measure employee satisfaction and identify areas that require improvement.
  • Performance Management coaching managers on performance management issues and processes.
  • Learning & Development providing guidance on development for managers and their teams.
  • Training Preparing and implementing the training and development agenda; identify areas that need attention and improvement.
  • Recruitment & retention managing talent and succession planning; taking overall responsibility for recruitment activity and campaigns.
  • Reward, advice and support employees on company benefits.
  • Policy & procedures implementation of new HR policies, procedures, and processes.
  • In conjunction with relevant parties, ensure all HR policies and procedures are up to date in line with current employment law.
  • Ensure line managers are up to date with changes to any policies.

  • Working with senior managers, coaching them, and advising on all people issues.
  • Deal with complex disciplinary / grievance and HR issues, using HR and company knowledge evidencing appropriate decision-making skills.
  • Crafting of business and people solutions.
  • Crafting of innovative solutions that will make the work environment a fun, but conducive, place to be.
  • Develop effective policies for the strategic development of the HR Unit.
  • Managing HR budgets.
  • Admin Function :

  • Develop and implement new administrative systems and policies to optimize efficiency.
  • Managing and liaising with the admin team to improve service excellence of all administrative unit tasks.
  • Continuously seek ways to improve service delivery by establishing processes for all administrative tasks.
  • Ensure that Layer3 processes and procedures are best practice compliant.
  • Involvement in management discussions on the organization’s policies and strategic development.
  • Manage Admin budgets
  • Deliver strategic reports on administrative tasks to senior management.
  • Ensure compliance with all regulatory authorities.

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree in any relevant discipline (an MBA will be an advantage)
  • CIPM or CIPD or equivalent Professional qualification.
  • Minimum of 10 years working experience in a senior HR Managerial role (ICT industry experience will be an added advantage).
  • Key Skills Acquired :

  • Detailed understanding of HR functions and Admin functions
  • Strategic planning skills
  • Superb communication skills hone with business partnering / advisory roles.
  • Examples of adding value as both an individual contributor and active team member.
  • Experience of dealing with senior and sometimes challenging individuals.
  • Ability to build rapport quickly with key members of the executive team.
  • Planning, prioritizing, and organizing skills.
  • Problem assessment and problem-solving skills for general office administration.
  • Must be able to function in an environment with predominant young employees.
  • Ability to represent the Human Resource & Admin function as part of the bigger business picture.
  • Confident directing HR and advising managers on all aspects of people management and development.
  • Strong understanding of Nigerian employment law.
  • Coaching and leadership skills
  • Willing to continuously update personal skills and knowledge.
  • Personal Attributes :

  • A HR professional, with the ability to deliver high employee satisfaction, appropriate development, and reward for individuals.
  • An administrative expert with keen attention to details and highly organized.
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