Global Head, Human Resources

By August 5, 2021
Posted on Human Resource Management

Our client is a well-established entity focusing on Health Asset Management in Africa.   They are looking to hire a Global Head, Human Resources.

Work Station: Nairobi


The ideal candidate will be responsible for establishing policies and best practices for the organization, administering benefits and supervising the HR and Recruitment team; performance management and personnel compliance with full-time headquarters staff and overseas employees, and advising country offices.


          Strategic Staffing:

  • Oversee recruitment process and be directly involved in the recruitment of all positions; Employ traditional sourcing strategies, actively network and employ innovative, creative recruiting methods to recruit the right talent.
  • Facilitate and coordinate recruitment and selection process, according to the organization’s policies and procedures.
  • Creation of compensation plans and provide administration for employee benefits.
  • Conduct periodic salary benchmarking exercise to ensure all current and future salaries are competitive with existing in-country market rate and present to management for review and approval.
  • Lead the performance management process including creating a plan to manage annual reviews, conduct training on goal setting, utilize budgets to organize development activities and work one-on-one with employees.                                                                                        Employee Relations and Company Culture:
  • Consistently maintaining favorable and effective relations among employees, accountable for motivating HODs to ensure consistent, equal, and fair treatment of their team members.
  • Act as an impartial mediator, counselor and facilitator in arbitrating disputes between/among employees, meeting all legal and labor regulations and requirements.
  • Work with the legal team in ensuring that the company is protected from any employee litigation.

       Administrative & Compliance role:

  • Collaborate with the Head of Administration.
  • Lead the implementation for the organization’s global HR Operating Policies and Procedures, ensuring the organization follows all labor laws and minimizes legal exposure.
  • Conduct periodic file audit for all employees ensuring that all information is properly stored, updated and confidentially maintained.
  • Perform HR due diligence for all the organization’s-acquired facilities during M&A.
  • Work with the finance team, ensuring all employee-statutory deductions are properly processed.
  • Oversee all employee logistics
  • Serve as an ambassador and champion for the organizations values (‘MATI’): Standards for Professional Code of Conduct; escalate code of conduct issues to management for additional support and to ensure issue is resolved and appropriate follow-up is carried out.
  • Manage all other HR initiatives Coordinate all global and regional events, leading sessions as required.


  • A bachelor’s degree.
  • An M.Sc. or MBA in Human Resources or advanced professional certification in human resource management (SPHR, GPHR, CIPD or other HR professional certification)
  • Minimum of 10 years of HR Management Experience or demonstrated success as an HR generalist, supporting employee groups of 200+ employees in multiple locations across the continent or globe.
  • Knowledge of labor law across Nigeria, Ghana, Kenya etc. and, more importantly, application in the day-to-day working environment is critical to the success of the position.
  • Proficient in the use of computer and Microsoft Office Suites, including HRIS, ERP system.
  • Strong collaborator with effective interpersonal and analytical skills who is able to work across countries, cultures, and organizational units.
  • Demonstrated ability to work, manage and meet competing deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume environment and on deadline; aptitude for problem solving and decision making needed.

All applications should be done on or before close of business 8th September  2021 on link below:

Job Information

Status: Open No of vacancies: 1 Job type: Full Time Job level: Top level Years of experience: 10 Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 05 Aug 2021

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