Current Job at Damco Nigeria for an Area HR Head – CAF

Damco is one of the world’s leading third party logistics providers specialising in customised freightforwarding and supply chain solutions. The company has about 11,000 employees working in more than 300 offices around the world and a global presence in about 100 countries. Damco is part of the Maersk Group.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Area HR Head – CAF
Ref.: DC-136700
Location: Lagos
Job Description

  • As the Area HR Head for Central Africa, you will provide strategic people input and HR functional support, coaching, consultation and guidance to the Area Management team and colleagues.
  • You will contribute to defining and implementing an HR strategy that aligns with and integrates the Area business strategy to the Regional and Global HR strategy.
  • This role will be based in Lagos and oversee the HR activities in the countries comprising of Nigeria, Cameroon, Benin, Togo and Niger.

Key Responsibilities

  • He/she will lead the HR organization in Central Africa to deliver optimized HR partnering and services to support the business.
  • Develop business acumen and the ability to influence the delivery of business plans
  • Be involved in project related HR tasks
  • Act as day-to-day sparring partner for senior leaders across locations in CAF.
  • Assist in developing the leadership skills of our managers and advise and guide them on HR matters
  • Drive and facilitate annual HR processes

Requirements   
Who we are looking for

  • You hold a relevant Bachelor’s degree and 10+years’ experience in HR roles; ideally with experience in a large multinational company.
  • You bring a proven track record of leading an HR team, and bring with you a deep functional HR expertise.

We Offer

  • You will be a member of the Central Africa leadership team, reporting directly to the Area CEO and functionally to the Regional Head of HR (based in Dubai). You will build, lead & develop the HR organization in the Area to deliver against BU and HR strategies.
  • DAMCO has a truly international and diverse working environment, with a strong emphasis on values and team based leadership along with an open and engaging company culture. As part of the Maersk Group, there are a wide range of international career opportunities.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply 

Application Deadline: 7th May, 2017.

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