Head, Human Resources at an International Company – Adexen Recruitment Agency


Adexen Recruitment Agency – Our client, an international organization, is recruiting a qualified and competent individual for the position below:

Job Title: Head, Human Resources

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry: Logistics & Transport
Job Seniority: Manager
Job Category: Human Resources
Employment Type: Full time


  • Responsible for the overall HR activities within the company and supports all Heads of Department to deal with day-to-day people management issues to achieve high standard of people and organization performance
  • Collaborate with the Managing Director and provide strategic direction on people-related matters
  • Provide direction and lead organizational development initiatives
  • Develop and implement company-wide Global HR Programs to ensure global best practices within the organization
  • Supervise the HR departments of the multiple entities operating in Nigeria
  • Manage CSR initiatives in line with Group global CSR initiatives (HIV, Malaria, Diabetes, and Education)
  • Collaborate with Line Managers to define headcount required, set-skills and attitudes for each position
  • Manage Assessment Centre, Interviews in line with Global Practice
  • Manage global talents and monitor implementation of Succession Plan
  • Provide advisory on Global Compensation and Benefits to ensure Group remain competitive within peer players in global market
  • Collaborate with Line Managers to design training needs, aimed at employees consistent improvement
  • Participate in Group HR eLearning activities for Global Business Leaders
  • Monitor compliance with Global Safety Standards
  • Collaborate with Workshop Managers to ensure compliance with ISO 9001 Standards at the workplace
  • Ensure compliance to the code of business conduct
  • Ensure compliance to internal control procedures
  • Seek to continuously develop Human Resources through coaching, mentoring and training

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources or any relevant field of study
  • Master’s Degree in Human Resources is a plus
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in a similar senior position within an international organisation
  • Minimum 10 years experience in an industrial environment: FMCG / Consumer Goods / Distribution / Manufacturing
  • Experience in managing a large HR department
  • Knowledge of all relevant HR legislation and policies
  • Working knowledge of HR cloud-based software
  • Strong understanding of leading HR practices
  • Track record in influencing positive organizational change
  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines
  • High level of personal ethics.


  • Compensation & Benefits
  • HR Business Partnering
  • HR Strategy
  • Talent Acquisition
  • Workforce Planning
  • Learning and Development
  • Training
  • Human Resources
  • Team Management
  • Succession Planning
  • Employment Law.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

Note: We thank all applicants, however, only those selected will be contacted


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