Head, Human Resources at KPMG Nigeria

Job Title: Head, Human Resources

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Sector: Financial Services
Reports To: Group Head, Finance & Corporate Services


  • Our client is looking for Head, Human Resources who will be responsible for providing overall HR strategic direction and coordinating the achievement of the institute’s strategic goals.

Skills and Capabilities

  • Oversee and ensure efficient management of the institute’s human capital to build a highly skilled, motivated and engaged workforce, to support the achievement of the institute’s strategic objectives.
  • Define strategies, plans and programs for recruitment, learning and development, career and performance management, to enable attraction, development, motivation and retention of best-in-class talent.
  • Oversee the implementation of Human Resources programs, monitor administration to established standards and procedures, identify opportunities for improvement and resolve any discrepancies through human resources staff.
  • Champion adherence to approved best practices in Human Resource Management & Administration policies, procedures, and processes and ensure the entrenchment of institute’s culture and values.
  • Ensure the formulation and effective implementation of HR strategies and policies to identify, select, hire and retain the best talent to meet the company’s manpower needs and ensure optimal staffing levels at all times.
  • Ensure the design and implementation of need-based, cost-effective learning and development strategies to support the institute’s business goals and improve performance of the institute.
  • Define strategies, plans and programs for recruitment, learning and development, career and performance management, to enable attraction, development, motivation and retention of best-in-class talent.
  • Determine and recommend employee relations practices necessary to establish a positive employer-employee relationship and promote a high level of employee morale and motivation.
  • Define all Human Resources training programs and oversee the implementation of the performance management system that includes performance development plans (PDPs) and employee development programs.
  • Provide strategic advice to Executive Management on all HR related issues.


  • Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent in Human Resources Management, Psychology, Sociology, and other Business related / Social Science discipline
  • Professional qualification in HR Management e.g., Senior Professional in HR (SPHR), Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM).
  • Minimum of 5 years’ relevant professional experience with at least 2 years in the financial services sector in a related managerial capacity
  • ACIB is an added advantage
  • In-depth knowledge and experience in human resource management principles, processes and techniques covering areas such as organization development, manpower planning, recruitment, learning and development, performance management, career management, reward and recognition, retention and exit management.
  • Good understanding of employee/industrial relations, as well as an appreciation of the dynamics of the labour and employment legislations in Nigeria.
  • Strong strategic planning, problem solving and execution skills.
  • Strong leadership, supervisory, coaching, mentoring and people management skills.
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills with an ability to engage with others to achieve positive results.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to build rapport across various stakeholders and effectively communicate and interact with top level management.
  • Ability to act with integrity, professionalism and confidentiality.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
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