Head, Human Resources

Posted On: 14 December 2020 PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC) Nigeria   Lagos
Reference: N/A Type: Full-Time

Job Description

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.


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 to attract and retain the best talent


  • 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  




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