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

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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