Head of HR

Head of HR - Nigeria
  • Head of HR - Nigeria
Description :

Act as the face of HR for the company
Responsible for senior level decision making and both day to day management and strategic direction of the organisation
Develop and implement an annual agenda for HR strategy in line with the business plan. Ensure HR plans support the needs of the business but are also flexible enough to cope with changes in the organisation, as and when they occur
Provide information and reports on data such as staff turnover, references, cost per hire, training hours per person, etc.
Provide advice on and administer maternity and paternity leave cases. Responsible for resource planning for maternity re-joiners
Conduct training needs analysis and designs and implement a training plan with input from business heads. Manage costs to budget.
Ensure all staff receive appraisals in accordance with company policy and monitor probationary periods
Co-ordinate recruitment throughout the company through management of a recruitment team/HR team. Build relationships with recruiters, draft briefs, set up interviews where necessary. Interview senior hires when necessary
Ensure all Job Descriptions are kept up to date, create new JDs as and when necessary
Deal with any performance or grievance issues in a legally compliant and professional way
Monitor sickness absence.
Provide day to day advice to line managers on all human resource issues: management of staff, remuneration, etc.
Review all staff salaries and make recommendations for pay rises in consultation with dept heads. Implement any increases and promotions.
Maintain a succession plan for all departments
Involvement in all redundancy consultations
Ensure payroll is completed accurately and to deadline
Conduct occupational health referrals and providing pastoral support and advice to employees
Must be able to manage multiple location
Must be able to draft compensation and pay rolling benefits
Head of HR – skills/essentials:
Previous experience of managing an Human Resources team
Previously influenced senior managers, built strong commercial relationships and driven an HR strategy
HR Manager level – must be comfortable working in a standalone environment
Can quickly establish credibility and respect and build strong working relationships with department managers. Demonstrable maturity, professionalism and gravitas
Ability to recognize the value and responsibility of working in a team, actively supports and develops team members, quick to identify and problem solve any issues
Able to work to deadlines and adapt to changing conditions ability to generate effective and pragmatic solutions to new situations and problems as they are presented
Demonstrate an understanding of personalities and behavioral styles in order to work collaboratively with a variety of people and to make informed decision around resourcing, reporting structures and relationships
The ability to inspire confidence of the CEO and other senior managers through timely delivery of information and plans. Works independently of CEO, but consults where appropriate
Strong working knowledge of employment law issues and the ability to apply these to a variety of situations using a pragmatic and common sense approach

A bachelor’s degree in human resources or business administration is needed, or similar courses in fields like industrial relations, industrial psychology or business management.
This typically includes 5 years of HR experience,
Must be I.T literate and has experience with a lot of softwares
certified as a Senior Professional in Human Resources,

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