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  • Location: Lagos, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Ref #: WXB 248
  • Date Posted: 6-Jul-2018


Our client is a multinational conglomerate based in Nigeria with interests across various sectors in Africa. The company manages its investment in its various operating entities through the Group Office. Our client is desirous of filling executive roles within the Group Office with best-in class talent in terms of skills and experience for the following position:

Detailed Job Description:

The Group Head HR will drive the definition and implementation of HR strategies to identify, attract, select, hire, and retain the best talent to meet the manpower needs of the Group. He/She will oversee and ensure efficient management of human capital to build a highly skilled, motivated and engaged workforce to support the achievement of the Group’s strategic objectives.


• Champion the articulation and development of Group HR strategy in alignment with the group’s corporate strategy, business goals and objectives
• Ensure adherence to Group-wide HR policies  in alignment with leading practices and regulatory provisions
• Define strategies and plans for executive recruitment, career management, executive compensation and leadership development for senior executives across the subsidiaries
• Collaborate with the executive management at the Group level to communicate the culture and values, while maintaining a strong focus on employee morale and ultimately talent retention in the subsidiaries
The candidate is expected to have the following qualifications/ competences amongst others:
• First degree or its equivalent in any discipline
• Post graduate degree in human resource management will be an added advantage
• Professional qualification/ certification in HR Management e.g. Global Professional in HR (GPHR), Senior Professional in HR (SPHR), Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM), Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) etc.
• Minimum of twenty (20) years of relevant experience of which at least ten (10), must have been at an executive management level / C-level in a conglomerate
• In-depth understanding and hands-on experience in HR strategy articulation and implementation
• Deep appreciation of local and global industry human resource management best practices
• Excellent knowledge of relevant employment legislation and regulations
• Strong leadership and people management skills, including the ability to manage and cross-cultural teams effectively

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