Global Head, Human Resources

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


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.


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About Reeds Africa Consult

Reeds Africa consult (RAC) offers a broad scale of Human resource services designed to provide professional supports for the growing needs of today’s corporate organizations. Our services includes the entire employee life cycle in an organization from the point of recruitment, training and development, policy development, compliance audits, provision of HR tools to achieve overall business success from the HR perspective. Reeds Africa consult (RAC) consultants have a combined experience of over 18 years and are very well capable of achieving sustainable, productive performance growth with full compliance as your HR partner of choice.