Head Talent and Development Manager

Job Summary

Exciting opportunity for a Head of Talent & Development to join our client a multinational O&G Company at this important time in the growth of the company.The role will be based in Lagos, Nigeria but the remit will be across the whole company and will report directly to the Head of HR for Company's office based in London.

  • Minimum Qualification: MBA / MSc
  • Experience Level: Executive level
  • Experience Length: 10 years

Job Description/Requirements

  • Responsible for the talent and development strategy for the company – developed in conjunction with the executive leadership team
  • Manage the annual talent calendar and communicate talent and L&D information
  • Identify training requirements and prioritise development activity in conjunction with country HR teams and people managers
  • Be accountable for working with the country HR teams on diverse talent pipelining
  • Own the annual succession planning process and the development actions identified in the process
  • Develop and own the development plans for the senior leaders in the company
  • Clear knowledge and understanding of leading-edge training design & delivery methodologies including e-learning, self-managed learning, classroom and on the job learning etc
  • Ensure that all statutory and mandatory training requirements are met in conjunction with country HR teams
  • Ensure training records are kept in conjunction with country HR teams
  • Introduce and own the Learning Management System
  • Facilitate development activity at all levels within the organization
  • Deliver local “Train the Trainers” programmes where appropriate
  • Project manage talent and development programmes as required
  • Use analytics to inform decision making in the function
  • Own the company’s Business school partnerships
  • Align training and development with the organization’s goals
  • Create and manage training budgets
  • Develop and implement training programs where appropriate
  • Review and select training materials from a variety of vendors
  • Teach training methods and skills to instructors and supervisors when required
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of training programs and instructors
  • Create and select course content and material for training programs
  • Identify opportunities for development secondments

 

What we would like our candidate to have…

·         A demonstrable passion for people development and proven track records of significant success in the function

·         A confident presence with strong leadership ability and influencing skills as well as necessary humility and empathy to be able to challenge candidly

·         Excellent university education with an appropriate degree

·         Membership of applicable T&D bodies – preferably international

·         At least 10 years’ experience in a training and development roles with demonstrable career progression, French and English Speaker is desirable 

·         Exposure to world class training and development functions in previous / current organisations

·         Ideally would have worked outside of Nigeria or for a multinational company

·         Proactive, creative and will have a clear sense of accountability

·         Knowledge of current Talent & Development methods and up to date research in the field

·         Excellent communications skills

·         Strong business acumen, committed and able to make business decisions

·         Willingness to travel within Nigeria as well as to company locations in other countries

·         French & English Speaker

·         Excellent IT skills – especially Word, Excel and PowerPoint 

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