Job Summary

Our client requires an HR General Manager to manage a multi-billion naira Iron ore mining project located in Gujeni, Kaduna state. The mining plant situates on 500 hectares of land with an expected workforce of 1,200 workers made up of Nigerians and 300 expatriates.

  • Minimum Qualification: Degree
  • Experience Level: Management level
  • Experience Length: 15 years

Job Description/Requirements

The General Manager, Human Resources will be responsible for front-line Human Resource leadership. This position is responsible for the development and execution of HR programs and strategies across a full spectrum of Human Resources services to support the company's operations and business initiatives. It also requires you to act as a change agent while driving organizational effectiveness through talent acquisition, training, leadership development, employee engagement, workplace safety, diversity and inclusion, labour relations and compliance.

Job Description

Strategic Business Partnership

  • Identify, create and implement innovative human capital solutions that enhance business performance.
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy

Talent Acquisition

  • Work with other departmental heads to create a staffing plan based on business growth, workforce planning, analytics, and diversity objectives.
  • Acquire top talent through improved selection tools and criteria, and local outreach efforts.
  • Develop a solid internal mentorship program.

Leadership Development

  • Lead and direct the Human Resource team to deliver a comprehensive HR service to the business.
  • Drive talent review and succession planning processes using a consultative approach that ensures a strong talent bench.
  • Work with other management team members to create and ensure the successful completion of individual development plans.
  • Provide managers with the tools and training to optimize their performance

Diversity, Inclusion, and Engagement

  • Champion the shaping and sustaining of a diverse and inclusive workplace.
  • Consult with the company leadership to develop plans to promote an inclusive environment that is engaging, enabling and energizing, and one where workers can thrive.
  • Bridge management and employee relations by addressing demands, grievances or other issues.

Government, Employee and Labor Relations

  • Develop and sustain a workplace that mirrors the company's business Employee Value Proposition
  • Lead investigations, prepare summaries and make recommendations with a sense of urgency, ensuring comprehensive resolutions
  • Maintains historical human resource records by designing a filing and retrieval system; keeping past and current records as per the ISO requirements.
  • In-charge of all establishments governmental and labour unions dealings such as visas, work permits, labour permissions etc.
  • In-charge of CBA negotiations.


  • Ensure compliance with all federal, state, and local employment laws and regulations
  • Develop, communicate, interpret, and consistently apply company policies, procedures, and Code of Conduct
  • Ensure compliance with all Human Resource processes.
  • Ensure legal compliance throughout human resource management.


  • BA/BSc/MSc Degree in Business/HR/Organizational Development or equivalent.
  • CIPM and other human resources related Certification(s) preferred.
  • MBA will be an added advantage.
  • The HR General Manager is a senior management position and must have a minimum of 15 years progressive Human Resources experience (out of which 8 years must be in a senior HR position) in a mining, exploration, construction or manufacturing industry with a broad understanding of core HR processes, specialized training in employment law, compensation, organizational planning, organization development, employee relations, safety, training, and labour relations.
  • Building a Strong synergy between Nigerians and expatriates will be an outstanding advantage. 
  • Must be a confident communicator, (including written, and verbal skills) and able to effectively champion ideas, influence, and present to the leadership team
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects with competing priorities, diverse audiences and challenging environments.
  • Knowledge of employment law and regulatory compliance issues.

Additional information

  • Consolidated pay of N800,000 to N1,200,000 per month with a company-provided accommodation, car and driver.
  • Other benefits include Medical for staff and family, life insurance, contributory pension etc.
  • The Deadline for submission is April 30, 2021. 

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