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Tuesday, 27 April 2021

Axis Human Capital Limited Recruitment Global Head, Human Resources

Company Description:

Axis Human Capital Limited aims to ultimately change the way people work, and how talent is developed and managed in Africa. We have built a reputation for recruiting high-calibre candidates for employers, and working with them to develop their organizational capacity through advisory services and corporate training.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Global Head, Human Resources

Location: Lagos
The report to: The Global General Counsel / Chief Compliance Officer

Job Description

  • An Africa-focused healthcare asset holding company, committed to investing in and transforming healthcare assets across Africa through innovation and technology is looking to hire a Global Head for Human Resources.
  • The Global Head for Human Resources will oversee all aspects of human resources.
  • The scope of work will cover company-wide human resources for other offices in Accra, Nairobi and New York City, as well as facility level HR departments in Nigeria, Ghana and Kenya.

Key Responsibilities
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 company's policies and procedures.
  • Review and approve job position requests, job descriptions and make recommendations, ensuring accuracy and consistency.
  • 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.
  • Consistent evaluation of company’s recruitment program to include continuous relationship building with community resources, temporary agencies and monitoring of best practices regarding recruitment strategy.
  • Coordinate recruitment and orientation/transition of both new and existing team members.

Performance Management:

  • Review all performance management tools and ensure it is up to date with current company needs.
  • Train all employees to use the tools ahead of appraisal due date.
  • Coordinate and ensure timely completion of periodic company-wide employee performance evaluation and development program.
  • Works with HODs to provide training advice and guidance on skill-gap issues to ensure employees growth and development through training.
  • Manage company's Academy platforms and initiatives; work with HODs to consistently design course content and upload on the e-platform.
  • 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.
  • Work with the legal team in ensuring that the company is protected from any employee litigation.
  • Improve employee communications and performance by proper use of formal counselling and progressive disciplinary procedures.
  • Act as an impartial mediator, counselor and facilitator in arbitrating disputes between/among employees, meeting all legal and labor regulations and requirements.
  • Maintain an effective negotiation process and harmonious employee/employer relationship.

Administrative & Compliance role:

  • Lead the implementation for company's global HR Operating Policies and Procedures, ensuring the company follows all labour laws and minimizes legal exposure.
  • Oversee HR-related administrative duties and ensure they are compliant with existing legal and government reporting requirements.
  • Consistently update HR ERP system with all employee data and HR-related company-wide initiatives.
  • Manage all other HR initiatives e.g., quarterly mentorship program, employee newsletter, lunch & learn series, women’s forum, etc.
  • Coordinate all global and regional events, leading sessions as required.
  • Oversee all HR related duties and provide support to its facilities across different regions.
  • Prepare annual HR budgets.
  • Prepare and submit quarterly department reports to management and Board of Directors.
  • Conduct periodic employee satisfaction survey, ensuring all information are captured, analyzed and findings are presented to management.

Qualifications and Requirements

  • A Bachelor's Degree in Human Resource or related field
  • An M.Sc. or MBA in Human Resources or advanced professional certification in human resource management (SPHR, GPHR, CIPD or other HR professional certification) is an advantage
  • 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.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
  • Capable of managing conflict and conflicting views.
  • 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 labour 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.
  • Ability to keep work confidential.
  • Proficient in the use of computer and Microsoft Office Suites, including HRIS, ERP system.



How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

Note: Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted


Application Deadline  27th July, 2021.


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