HR Advisor at PZ Cussons Nigeria Plc


PZ Cussons is a dynamic consumer products group and innovator of some of the world’s best known and loved brands. Calling on over 130 years of expertise, we operate internationally in carefully selected developed and emerging markets that present the greatest strategic potential for future growth. Our world-class supply chain and distribution networks enable us to meet our global consumer needs and deliver quality brands that add value and enhance everyday lives.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: HR Advisor

Job Requisition ID: JR000382
Location: Ikorodu Factory, Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Department: Manufacturing
OU/Country: PZ Wilmar Nigeria

Job Purpose

  • Ensure total policy implementation and a conducive working atmosphere.

Reporting Relationships:

  • Peer Relationships
  • Attach organization chart – showing manager and direct reports as well aspeers
  • Human Resources Business Partner (HRBP) – PZWilmar


  • Responsible for all HR assets worth of 10m.
  • Responsible for day to day good working relationship of the employees and reasonable welfare of all.
  • 33 management staff, 144 junior employees

Principal Accountabilities

  • Partner factory line managers to ensure smooth implementation of operational agenda/employee relation tasks.
  • Ensuring actions are aligned to HR policies e.g. Recruitment, Exit management, Discipline, Engagement, Welfare
  • Work collaboratively with our HR colleagues in the center of expertise to execute agreed development plans for the site
  • Support Supply Chain Africa to implement the change project/reorganisations in Family Care to ensure alignment to the new structures and ways of working.
  • Partner Line managers create the appropriate performance culture in their teams by ensuring robust and consistent performance in the work place.
  • Utilize employee data (turnover,   absence, performance, demographies, talent and reward) to proactively diagnose potential issues.
  • Responsible for the implementation of the management systems(OHSMS, EMS, GMP, QMS) in the department
  • Implementation of energy conservation within the department

Internal & External Relationships:

  • Learning and Development Manager
  • Recruitment Manager
  • Reward Manager
  • PZW – (Ikorodu) Leadership Team
  • Collaborates with all the Head of Departments for production plans to be successful
  • Relates with Finance for budgeting and reviews
  • Works with all services providers (Steam Masters, Ola Johnson, Delog etc companies for effective service(s) delivery.
  • Works with SHE to ensure safety of staffs and visitors.

Knowledge, Skills & Experience Needed

  • A First Degree in any Social Science or similar discipline
  • CIPM qualified or equivalent experience
  • 4+ years’ experience as an HR Generalist – working within an integrated HRM model.
  • Good understanding of the Nigerian Labor law and Employee Relations
  • Working knowledge of Change management
  • Talent Management – proven ability in developing/utilizing talent frameworks/tools(e.g. gathering insights on key talent, development, career and succession, retention)
  • Networking/relationship building

Team work:

  • Demonstrating the benefits of collaborating and working cross functionally and with networks where possible to deliver projects and tasks
  • Taking the lead, coordinating activities, managing resources, monitoring progress and supporting the team to meet deadlines
  • Identifying the needs of individuals within a group and how best to motivate them

Managing Tasks:

  • Taking the lead, coordinating activities, managing resources, monitoring progress and supporting the team to meet deadlines
  • Focusing on what is important to achieve the task, not being distracted by activities that are out of scope
  • Motivating people to take accountability for their performance and deliver their best

Driving Performance:

  • Showing drive, passion and urgency in pursuit of objectives and goals
  • Able to make others understand without ambiguity plans and strategies
  • Confidently taking action, working with pace and energy to overcome challenges

Making it happen:

  • Understanding our business and how to get things done through formal channels and informal networks
  • Able handle crisis and ensure resolution.
  • Being dedicated to meeting customers’ needs with greater flexibility and agility than competitors.

Adjusting to change:

  • Acting as a positive change agent, able to make decisions and move forward without having the full picture
  • Taking a flexible approach when dealing with situations, knowing when to be tough and when to adapt
  • Demonstrating consistency and integrity, acting in line with company standards and values especially when under pressure.


  • Has an honest, open, and consistent approach to working with others toward organizational strategic objectives and possesses strong relationship and interpersonal skills, including the ability to build relationships, develop and maintain partnerships.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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