Full Time
Posted 6 months ago

Adexen was mandated by a large FMCG company to recruit an experienced individual for their operations within the capacity below:

Job Title: Head, Human Resources and Admin

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Industry: FMCG
Job Seniority: Manager
Job Category: Human Resources
Employment Type: Full time


  • Oversee and manage the Human Resources and Admin activities of the Group while supporting and improving the people and culture experience, the material resources, as well as be responsible for all people-based activity within the organization from both an operational and strategic point of view.
  • Align the Human Resources Strategy in line with the overall organizational strategy.
  • Communicate human resource policies and procedures to all staff, and guide/facilitate the implementation of new/revised systems through continuous interaction with line managers and other staff members.
  • Develop annual manpower need across the group.
  • Design and implement the talent acquisition strategy that drives seamless hiring and onboarding exercise.
  • Formulate a robust performance management framework that drives objective appraisal outcome and reward.
  • Advise managers on team performance management via a data driven approach.
  • Liaise with line managers to understand their manpower need and deploy necessary Learning interventions to address it.
  • Work with management in delivering competitive benefits and compensations to staff
  • Provide support as needed to resolve issues related with employee disciplinary issues, employee termination, or other HR-related issues (Disciplinary Committee).
  • Design and implement appropriate employee recognition schemes that drives employee satisfaction, productivity and retention.
  • Supervise the Administrative HR functions that include medical scheme, pre-employment medicals, and overseeing activities of welfare committee (advisory / supervisory role).
  • Drive Learning and Development functions to ensure learning interventions close the competency gaps identified in various departments.

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised university
  • Master Degree is a plus
  • At least 15 years’ relevant experience in the FMCG, Retail or Telecommunications Industry with 8 years in a Senior Management role.
  • Professional certification in Human Resources such as CIPM, SPHRi, SHRM is required.
  • Experience in managing a large HR department
  • Knowledge of all relevant HR legislation and policies
  • Working knowledge of HR cloud-based software
  • Strong understanding of leading HR practices
  • Track record in influencing positive organizational change
  • Ability to work well under pressure and tight deadlines
  • High level of personal ethics.


  • Administrative, Compensation & Benefits, HR Strategy, Organizational Development, Process Improvement, Talent Acquisition, Learning and Development, HR Policies, Leadership, Team Management, FMCG, Succession Planning, HR Transformation

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Note: We thank all applicants however only those selected will be contacted.

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