31 Jan 2018

Full-Time Regional Head of Human Resources, IS Africa

APM Terminals – Posted by WorkBerryAccra, Greater Accra Region, Ghana

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Job Description

➢ The Regional Head of HR will act as a key business partner by driving and embedding Human Resources strategies, providing professional HR expertise and supporting and coaching business leaders and HR leaders within IS Africa – delivering and adding significant value to the business.
➢ Together with the HR teams and the business units, the Head of HR work out running topics and drive the strategic agenda. The Head of HR will drive and support the global HR processes and lead the annual HR cycle and participate in ad hoc HR initiatives and projects in Africa and on a group level.

We offer

➢ Working in an exciting Inland Services entity team geared for growth.
➢ Exposure to Inland Services Management.
➢ Exciting changing environment in a multi-national environment.

Key responsibilities

➢ Drive the people processes (performance, development and career) and serve as a facilitator and coach leaders on performance management.
➢ Ensure the execution and delivery of HR operational activities in an effective and efficient manner.
➢ Build strong relationships and trust with leaders and colleagues, offer HR expertise and coaching on people issues, assist leaders to gain a better understanding of employees’ needs and career aspirations.
➢ Provide support and guidance to HR leaders and Business leaders on Labour relations and challenges around Union related topics such as CBAs, productivity schemes, negotiations etc.
➢ Provide relevant tools and programmes to attract, develop, and retain talents. Implement HR practices on talent management, leadership development and talent acquisition to close gaps on organisation capabilities and sustain a sufficient talent pipeline to achieve business goals and further enhance long-term competitive advantage.
➢ Functional leader of the HR function, ensuring the right level of HR capabilities are available in the various business units.
➢ Lead the organizational development of IS Africa, ensuring the right organizational setup and capabilities are in place to drive the future growth of the business including benchmarking and best practice sharing across IS Africa entities.
➢ Review and benchmark the internal and external environment to improve the HR policies and initiatives thus enhancing overall business performance.

Internal: Regional team, Inland Services MD’s, Group Functions, APMT HQ HR, Global COEs and Regional HR Teams.
External: Customers, Authorities, Associations, Consultants.

Direct Reports
➢ There are no direct reports. However, all Country HR Managers reports functionally into the position. This position reports directly to the Head of Inland Services Africa. This position scope is regional.

We are looking for

➢ It is an advantage if you have experience from an HR Business Partner position, in which you have worked directly with business stakeholders and labor unions. You are experienced in several HR areas e.g. recruiting, performance management, and leadership development.
➢ Bachelor degree or above in Business Administration, Human Resources Management or related discipline.
➢ Minimum 5-6 years’ work experience in an HR generalist role in a global organization, ideally with good understanding of labor market and practices.
➢ Solid understanding and experience in HR fundamentals – recruitment, learning and development, compensation and benefits, employee and industrial relations, as well as fully up-to-date knowledge of local labor laws.
➢ High energy with strong desire to achieve and proven capabilities of multi-tasking and working under pressure and deadlines.
➢ Good coaching and facilitation skills.
➢ Strong abilities to build relationships and manage multiple stakeholders’ interests.
➢ Experience in change management, project management and/ or coaching will be added advantage.
➢ Proficient in MS Office applications and preferably experienced in SAP HCM module.
➢ Excellent written and verbal communication of English.

At APM Terminals, we are a team of over 20,000 employees spread across more than 60 countries united by a passion to provide our expertise in port operations and container management services. By providing the expertise and port infrastructure essential to world trade, we actively support the advancement of the societies around us, enabling local economies to unlock their potential and build an even stronger global community. Working with a team of talented professionals you will get a chance to experience different cultures and make friends all over the world. You’ll find a culturally diverse, stimulating environment at any of our offices, terminals or depots. When you join APM Terminals, the world is your workplace. APM Terminals is an independent business unit within the Danish Maersk Group – a Global Fortune 500 company with about 89,000 employees and offices in 130 countries with global growth opportunities in a range of fields from shipping and energy to our offshore and manufacturing industries – Join us to achieve even your most ambitious career goals!

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Job Categories: Human Resources. Job Types: Full-Time.

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