Our client is the regional distributor for the world's leading manufacturers of office and home fittings in Nigeria.
Due to expansion, they currently have an opening for a Head, Human Resources in Lagos, Nigeria
The Head, Human Resource is directly responsible for the overall administration, coordination and
evaluation of the human resource function.
This role reports to the Executive Director
Duties and Responsibilities
As the Head, Human Resources, you will be required to do the following :
Effectively plan, design, develop and evaluate human resource-related initiatives that support organizational strategic goals.
Supervise and provide consultation to management on strategic staffing plans, compensation, benefits, training and development, budget, and labor relations.
Take a leadership role in developing a culture that enables employees to perform in accordance to a firm’s objectives.
Direct the development and implementation of organizational development programs, employee orientation and training programs, benefits plans, policies and guidelines, database management procedures, equal opportunity employment programs, and employee records and documentation policies.
Evaluate effectiveness through compiling and analyzing data, prepare and distribute various reports on HR metrics to ensure needs are met.
Annually reviews and makes recommendations to executive management for improvement of the organization's policies, procedures and practices on personnel matters.
Maintain knowledge of industry trends and employment legislation and ensures organization's compliance.
Communicate changes in the organization's personnel policies and procedures and ensure that proper compliance is followed.
Assist executive management in the annual review, preparation and administration of the organization's wage and salary program.
Coordinate or conducts exit interviews to determine reasons behind separations.
Work directly with department managers to assist them in carrying out their responsibilities on personnel matters.
Recommend, evaluate and participate in staff development for the organization.
Develop and maintain a human resource information system that meets the organization's personnel information needs.
Supervise the staff of the human resource department.
Participate on committees and special projects and seeks additional responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent
M aster’s degree or MBA is required
Minimum of 10 years’ experience in Human Resources , 4 of which are in managerial and strategic positions
A certification in HR is required
Ability to build and maintain positive relationships with colleagues
Experience in educating and coaching staff
Above average in the use of Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Ability to think and act strategically and proactively
Critical Evaluation / Thinking
Global & Cultural Awareness
Leadership & Navigation