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  • Posted: May 8, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Workforce Management Centre Limited is a Management Consulting and Outsourcing Professional Services Firm. Following its inception in July 2004, Workforce Management Centre Limited (Workforce) has built an enviable reputation as the leading indigenous management and professional services consulting firm in Nigeria. Drawing from its Deep Domain Expertise, ...
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    Head, Human Resources

    Industry Experience: Manufacturing

    Years of Experience: Minimum of 15 Years of experience with at least 5 years in senior leadership role

    Salary: Attractive

    Job Purpose

    The Head of HR should bring strategic leadership and technical expertise to human resources, with experience of a broad range of HR areas including resource planning and organisation design, talent and performance management, reward, and compliance. He/she will have experience of capacity planning and translating strategy and vision into operational objectives.

    Understanding the key dynamics of the industry, the Head of HR will lead the development and implementation of an effective HR strategy, drawing on latest thinking and best practice. Leadership and influencing skills will be needed to support significant organisational change as well as the ability to pull people together and motivate them to deliver common goals. Strong interpersonal and negotiating skills, with the ability to engage, build and sustain relationships both within the organisation and external organisations are also important. 

    The role will require high levels of drive, resilience and determination, and a willingness to challenge established thinking and act as an agent for change. The candidate must be an inspiring leader, able to translate strategy into action and to motivate a team to deliver at their best. 


    • A good first Degree, in Human Resources or equivalent, from an accredited university
    • Key Capabilities, Competencies and Experience Needed
    • Senior, highly experienced Human Resources Professional with a wide-ranging breadth of human capital and Performance and talent management expertise.
    • Have a minimum of 15 years of experience, with at least 5 years in senior leadership role
    • Proven working experience within FMCG and Technology industries would be an advantage
    • An understanding of what world-class Human Resource systems and processes look like
    • Be able to work with a variety of organisational leaders to build consensus around HR strategy and tactics.
    • Have a demonstrated background in talent management and leadership management, as well as have a proven ability to attract and retain outstanding talent and assemble and motivate high performance teams.
    • Ability to ensure credibility for the human resources function through his/her professional qualifications and leadership skills as well as project the highest level of integrity.
    • Possess superior interpersonal communication and presentation skills as well as proven organizational skills are required.
    • Proven experience in developing, implementing, and ensuring compliance with HR Policies and Processes’.
    • Experience and success in driving culture transformation.
    • Experience in driving, managing, and implementing an organisational change & upgrade program
    • Nigerian nationality or has worked extensively in Nigeria.
    • Hands-on with a bias for action.

    Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

    • Core Performance and Talent Management Skill (Design, Implementation & Administration)
    • Strong Leadership Skill
    • HR Strategy Planning & Structure
    • HR Policy and Procedures 
    • Capacity Building - Recruitment & Onboarding
    • Capability Building – Succession Planning, Staff Development & Talent Retention
    • Job Evaluation, Job Design and Compensation & Benefits
    • Design transformation: building leadership for change 

    Method of Application

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