Head Hr Manager in Lagos, Nigeria

Human Resources
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
7 - 10 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female
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Job Description

Job Purpose

To plan, recruit, train, motivate, discipline and retain high calibre employees for the purpose of contributing to the achievement of the company's goals.

Job Responsibilities

  • Articulate, develop and Implement overall HR strategy, policies and procedures in line with corporate strategies and objectives.
  • Initiate and co-ordinate recruitment, selection, induction/placement, appraisal and advancement of high calibre employees to meet the current and future manpower requirements of the company.
  • Evaluate company culture and provide recommendations on changes to accomplish company goals and objectives.
  • Create company training and organizational development plan to meet personal, professional, and organizational needs of company employees.
  • Plan, organize, direct and control or coordinate the personnel or labor relations activities of an organization.


  • Administer compensation, benefits and performance management systems, and safety and recreation programs.


  • Perform difficult staffing duties, including dealing with understaffing, refereeing disputes, firing employees, and administering disciplinary procedures.


  • Advise managers on organizational policy matters such as equal employment opportunity and sexual harassment, and recommend needed changes.


  • Analyze and modify compensation and benefits policies to establish competitive programs and ensure compliance with legal requirements.


  • Plan and conduct new employee orientation and induction process to foster positive attitude toward organizational objectives.


  • Plan, direct, supervise, and coordinate work activities of subordinates and staff relating to employment, compensation, labour relations, and employee relations.


  • Analyze training needs to design employee development, language training and health and safety programs.


  • Maintain records and compile statistical reports concerning personnel-related data such as hires, transfers, performance appraisals, and absenteeism rates.


  • Management of annual leave roster, post probation confirmations, data base management, and health, safety and environment services at the branch.


  • Coordinate the resolution of specific policy-related and procedural problems and inquiries.


  • Attend to employees grievances and complaints, provide guidance if necessary.


  • Administer and explain benefits to employees, serve as liaison between employees and insurance carriers.

Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • A good university degree in Humanities, Social Sciences or Law.
  • Relevant professional membership.
  • At least 10 years post qualification cognate experience, at least 3 of which must be in management position.
  • Experience in a unionised work environment will be neccessary for this role.
  • Sound working knowledge of labour laws, human resources management etc.
  • Strong knowledge of Corporate Services practices and principles;
  • Strong knowledge and understanding of Human Resource Management practices and principle.
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