Group HR Manager at a Leading Telecoms Service Provider

Recruitment Consulting - Our client is the leading Telecoms Service Provider in West Africa, specializing in Design, Roll Out, Management and performance improvement of cellular network to ensure the cellular operator offers best in class service to its customers while maximising return on its network infrastructure investment.
Their team of experienced engineers has successfully delivered its full range of services to a wide range of cellular operators around the world. We have a proven track record in the industry within the African continent in deployment of new technologies, fine-tuning of end-to-end performance of mobile networks, an effective structured approach to determine how services will impact the network, as well as skills transfer capability.

Job Title: Group HR Manager


  • Responsible for developing and executing HR strategy in support of the overall business plan and strategic direction of the organization. Provides strategic leadership by articulating Human Resource needs and plans to Executive Management.


  • Provide strategic planning and collaborative operational leadership to ensure the effective, and efficient development, management and deployment of Human Capital within the group.
  • Establish and implement HR efforts that effectively communicate and support the group’s vision and strategic intent.
  • Develop HR plans and strategies to support the achievement of the overall business objectives.
  • Develop and execute system to capture overall performance assessment in line with business objectives.
  • Drive the promotion of organizational culture that supports the vision and high productivity.
  • Function as a strategic business advisor to Executive management of each business unit or specialty group regarding key organizational and management issues.
  • Working with executive management, establish a sound plan of management succession that corresponds to the strategy and objectives of the firm. 
  • Develop comprehensive strategic recruiting and retention plans to meet the human capital needs of strategic goals.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive compensation and benefit plans that are competitive and cost effective for the firm.
  • Provide overall leadership and guidance to HR function by overseeing talent acquisition, career development, succession planning, retention, training and leadership development, compensation and benefits.
  • Lead key, major HR projects to deliver specific objectives and strategic changes in the organization.
  • Provide advice and case management support in areas of grievance and discipline.
  • Develop and maintain excellent management information and HR systems including appropriate measures and benchmarks to drive operational efficiency.

Expected Output
Below are key outputs expected of the Group HR Manager:

  • HR Policies and Procedures
  • HR Strategic Business Plan, including trainings, development plans, policy implementation, et cetera.
  • HR Operations and Systems Structure.
  • HR Budgets and Cost Management Plans.
  • HR Performance Framework and Assessment.


  • Required Education: First degree or equivalent. MBA/Post graduate degree will be an added advantage
  • Required Working Experience: Minimum of 10 years of HR practice with progressive HR leadership experience, including experience aligning HR processes and practices with business strategy to drive organisational performance.


  • Excellence, integrity, creativity, team spirit, commitment, customer-centricity, empathy, safety consciousness.
  • Comprehensive understanding of HR concepts and practices
  • A broad understanding of the company's business, industry and its supporting processes
  • Ability to understand the organizations most pressing problems.
  • Ability to proactively identify opportunities rather than just meet requested presented to HR.
  • Strong competitive drive, negotiation skills, business judgment and the ability to work independently.
  • Comfortable with the challenges associated with operations and HR support of all business processes.
  • Ability to communicate the value of innovation.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication, presentation and a high degree of professionalism with both large and small groups (English Language is required. French Language is an added advantage). 
  • Willing to participate in developing the on-going strategy of the company. 
  • Team Player with his/her Colleagues and Customer’s best interest in mind at all times. 
  • Must possess attributes such as integrity, honesty, trustworthiness.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of reward design and management
  • Knowledge of training and development
  • Excellent Planning and Organizational skills
  • Generalist HR Knowledge
  • Knowledge of HR Information Systems and Applications 
  • Knowledge of international and local Labour law and employee relations


  •  #260,000 - #360,000 (Monthly)
Location: Lagos

Closing Date
12th May, 2017


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