Michael Page Africa (Ghana Jobs): HR Director

Posted on :

25 Apr, 2011

Category :

Human Resources Jobs in Ghana, Management Jobs in Ghana

Fonded in 1976 in London, Michael Page International has over 32 years experience of specialized recruitment by professional disciplines, industry and geography. With operations in the UK, Continental Europe, Asia-Pacific, the Americas, Africa and in the Middle East, the group is one of the world’s leading professional recruitment consultancies. Michael Page offers solutions to attract the best talented people and specialise in the placement of candidates in permanent, contract, temporary and interim positions with clients around the world.

At June 30 2010 the Group operated through 135offices in 28 countries, with 3,860 employees worldwide.

Michael Page Africa

Michael Page Africa is the department of Michael Page International specifically dedicated to the recruitment of managers and senior executives on the African continent. Our international team of consultants operates from Paris and our Africa offices for expatriation, detachment, local hiring and interim management. Michael Page Africa covers all African sub regions, except South Africa which is managed from our Johannesburg office.

To identify and secure the future managers and senior executives willing and able to work in Africa and those wishing to continue their career on the Continent, our consultants are working with the unique potential offered by the group’s worldwide database, rich with more than 1.8 million qualified candidates.

Western Africa – Ghana – rural site Perm

Agro-industry, Consumer Goods

Job description
Based on our client’s plantation (1 200 hectares), you will lead various HR strategic projects in terms of human capital development and optimization.
Managing 1 000 local employees, your main responsibilities will be to:
– Pacify social tensions and find efficient solutions to various HR challenges (strikes, unions, absenteeism, lateness…);
– Build relationships and mediate discussions with the different local managers;
– Find innovative solutions in order to provide local transportation to the site and build appropriate housing on site;
– Work closely with the local HQ in Accra and with Europe.

Who we are looking for
As an HR professional, you have an academic background in HR management. You have successful hands-on HR experience, especially regarding the local population, and within the agro-industry or mining.
You have already solved social tensions and relationships with local unions, and you are well-versed in Ghanaian labor laws.

Possessing well-developed communication skills, you have an excellent relationship with your team.


This first assignment on site will allow you to handle all the HR strategy for the company in Ghana.

What’s on offer
Attractive package.

Michael Page Contact
Your application will be sent to Marion Navarre

Reference : QMNA579293


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