www.kpmg.com Careers 2011: General Manager, Human Resources

Posted on :

10 Aug, 2011

Category :

Banking Jobs in Ghana, Human Resources Jobs in Ghana

Exciting career opportunities are up for various professionals in the financial services sector, to join a dynamic financial institution in the country. Our client, a major player in the Ghanaian Financial Services Sector is seeking highly motivated and experienced professionals to join their team in various key capacities. This is a great career opportunity for experienced professionals interested in joining a progressive team.

Reporting to the Managing Director, the successful candidate will lead the Human Resources function, provide strategic direction and optimize HR best practices in the bank.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop and implement strategy for HR management and development of key HR policies/practices
  • Lead collective bargaining efforts and organizational development initiatives and advise the Leadership Team, other senior staff and elected officials on human resources and labour relations matters
  • Ensure corporate compliance with regulatory requirements, contribute to a positive health and safety culture and administrator corporate benefit programs
  • Establish and maintain appropriate systems for measuring necessary aspects of HR development
  • Monitor, measure and report on HR issues, opportunities and development plans and achievements within agreed format and timescales
  • Manage and develop direct reporting staff
  • Manage and control departmental expenditure within agreed budgets;
  • Ensure all functional/department managers are fully informed of HR objectives, purposes and achievements
  • Maintain awareness and knowledge of contemporary HR development theory and methods and provide suitable interpretation to directors, managers and staff within the bank
  • Contribute to the evaluation and development of HR strategy and performance in cooperation with the executive team
  • Ensure HR activities meet with and integrate with the Bank’s requirements for quality management, health and safety, legal stipulations, environmental policies and general duty of care


Required Skills or Experience

  • Bachelors degree and a Masters degree in Human Resources
  • Membership of CIPD, IHRMP or recognized professional body
  • A minimum of seven years of human resources and labour relations experience, at least five of which should be in a leadership capacity or the equivalent combination of formal education and relevant experience
  • Strong interpersonal, leadership and people management skills
  • Solid business acumen and highly developed decision making and analytical abilities
  • Strong oral/written communication and conflict resolution skills
  • Government or regulated industry experience is an asset
  • Must have excellent influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong change management skills are desired; and
  • Must have stakeholder and customer relationship management skills




How To Apply

Interested applicants should please apply with their CVs to:

HR Advisory Services
Marlin House
13 Yiyiwa Drive, Abelenkpe
P. O. Box GP 242

Or by e-mail to:
 [email protected]

As a condition for employment, any successful job applicant will be required to complete a pre-employment background investigation which may also include a credit check.

Closing: 19 Aug, 2011

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