Recent vacancy at PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) – Our client, an Agric and Allied Product Services company in Lagos State is recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Group Human Resources Manager

Reference Number: 130-PEO01097
Location: Lagos
Department: People & Change Nigeria
Job type: Permanent

Job Description

  • We are looking to hire a competent Group HR Manager.
  • This role is responsible for leading, planning, directing, and coordinating the activities of the HR function.
  • The role will be responsible for articulating and implementing the organisation’s HR Strategy.
  • He/she will also consult with top management on strategic planning and serve as a link between management and employees.

Roles & Responsibilities
HR Strategy & Corporate Culture:

  • Articulates and executes the HR strategies, policies and processes in line with the company’s business strategy and pertinent labour laws
  • Communicates approved strategies, policies and procedures to business leaders and staff; ensures compliance and adoption
  • Facilitates the development and communication  of the corporate culture and  values for the business

Change Management:

  • Drives organizational change and restructuring efforts
  • Work closely with transformation leads on managing the change management work plan and budgets for external resources
  • Coordinates communication to impacted stakeholders including executive leadership (scope, budget, risk and resources of the project)

Talent Management:

  • Develops and articulates a strong employee value proposition that will position the company as an employer of choice
  • Develops a systematic plan to attract talent. Liaises with stakeholders; business leaders, career fairs, recruitment agencies, corporate communications e.t.c
  • Develops and reviews succession plan for all executive and critical roles in the group. Identifies and prepares high potential talents

Performance Management:

  • Ensures Business Leaders are trained on the appropriate performance management tools
  • Reviews performance reviews and communicates outcomes to Business Leaders and employees
  • Institutes quality control measures by coordinating performance levelling meetings, recommending grade distributions e.t.c so as to maintain integrity of the exercise
  • Conducts quarterly and annual performance reviews using a balanced score card method which cascades the group strategy to business units
  • Reports and advises leadership on outcome of performance reviews and their implications for operational performance, rewards, succession management and employee engagement


  • Minimum of 15 years relevant experience with at least 5 years leading and providing direction on HR issues to Executive Management
  • Minimum of first degree in Social Sciences, Humanities, Business Administration or any relevant discipline is required
  • Professional certification in Human Resources from the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) Nigeria or its overseas equivalent (e.g. HR Certification Institute (HRCI), Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD)
  • MBA or Master’s degree in a related discipline is an added advantage

Additional Information

Other Responsibilities include
Training & Development:

  • Works with the Heads of Departments and Line managers, to design and implement staff training and development strategies. Ensures identified needs are addressed with suitable training interventions
  • Provides oversight for the training academy by ensuring that the academy runs smoothly. Provides appropriate instructional, administrative and resource support

Compensation/ Reward Management:

  • Leads the development, implementation, and administration of compensation and benefits programs, policies, and procedures.
  • Manages common compensation functions, including survey participation, salary structure development, incentive plan design, and associated analysis
  • Assists Managers in communicating company’s total compensation/reward to employees
  • Determines and effectively administers the compensation and benefits changes associated with personnel transactions including merit increases, promotions, transfers, demotions e.t.c

Policy Development, Interpretation and Administration:

  • Develops relevant HR policies to meet business needs
  • Communicates approved HR policies organisation wide through relevant channels
  • Audits HR policies implementation and interpretation across all business units and departments to ensure consistency and accuracy
  • Ensures HR policies and programmes are in compliance with relevant laws and meet global ethical standards

Regulatory Compliance:

  • Understands and advises management about relevant legislative and regulatory provisions to ensure compliance

Employee Relations:

  • Counsels business leaders on appropriate strategies and tactics for industrial/employee relations, including management-labour union relations, joint consultative committees, direct communication schemes such as “town hall meetings”, etc.

Field 5 – Technical Competencies:

  • Corporate and HR planning, Strategy and implementation
  • Change Management and Organisational design
  • Resourcing and Talent Management
  • Learning and Development
  • Performance and Career management
  • Reward management
  • Labour & industrial relations management
  • Employee Engagement
  • Contract management, Service level Agreement management
  • Risk management and Business continuity planning
  • Business management and knowledge of industry

Field 6 – General Competencies:

  • Communication (Written, Verbal, Presentation)
  • Leadership
  • Negotiation
  • Relationship Management
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation
  • Negotiation
  • Business acumen
  • Entrepreneurial orientation.

Application Closing Date
27th July, 2019.

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

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