Head, Human Resources

Head, Human Resources

Job Overview

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria – Our client is a development finance institution involved in providing short and medium-term loans, risk bearing services as well as trade and market information and export advisory services to the Nigerian export community.

They are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Head, Human Resources

Reference No.: 130-PEO01173
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Permanent
Department: People & Change Nigeria

Roles & Responsibilities
The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Championing the articulation and development of the Human Resources (HR) strategy and ensure alignment with the organisation’s overall strategy and business objectives
  • Translating departmental strategies into specific operational plans and programs.
  • Communicating the department’s strategic objectives, operational plans and programs to all staff ensuring mutual understanding of roles, responsibilities and accountabilities.
  • Facilitating the development/update of an optimal organisation structure to support the achievement of the organisation’s goals and objectives
  • Overseeing an HR function that covers major HR focus areas of career management and succession planning, training and development, staff welfare, performance management, HR administration.
  • Planning and forecasting the organisation’s workforce requirements.
  • Overseeing the staff/candidate sourcing and selection ensuring equity and fairness and that the right calibre of staff is employed into the organisation
  • Designing, implementing and monitoring appropriate employee reward strategies, policies and programs to enable the organisation attract and retain the best talent

The role holder will be responsible for:

  • Facilitating the development of a change receptive and collaborative culture by acting as a change champion and agent; and ensuring that the workforce is adequately carried along when the key changes/decisions are being made
  • Intervening and assisting in resolving significant/complex disciplinary cases, appeals and related HR service delivery issues.
  • Ensuring the existence of a dynamic HR system, fully integrated across HR areas, to continually improve higher levels of employee productivity.
  • Providing advice to management team on all HR related issues
  • Recommending HR consultants to management team as required
  • Continually reviewing and assessing the effectiveness and efficiency of the department’s policies, procedures and processes and identify improvement opportunities
  • Preparing the HR department’s annual budget and monitoring its implementation.
  • Conducting performance appraisal and monitoring the performance of unit direct reports in line with agreed targets.
  • Preparing and submitting monthly activity and performance reports to ED, Corporate Services
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned by the ED


  • First degree preferably in any of the humanities
  • MBA or membership of a relevant professional body e.g. Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM)
  • Minimum of fifteen (15) years of cognate experience in reputable organization with at least three (3) years managerial experience
  • Understanding of the strong interrelationship between human capital management and achievement of the strategic objectives of an organisation.
  • Candidate must be amiable with high level of integrity and confidentiality and generally be of good disposition
  • High level of professionalism and knowledge of contemporary HR practice
  • Significant understanding of the operations of an Export Credit Agency
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities, including ability to organize and manage human resource to attain goals
  • Willingness to work long hours where required in order to achieve the organisation’s objectives.
  • General understanding of the objectives and purpose of a development finance institution

Application Closing Date
6th January, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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