Jumia is the largest e-commerce mall in Africa with over 100,000 unique visitors a day, buying everything from Fashion to Phones.Founded in 2012 in Nigeria, Jumia’s mission is to revolutionize the concept of shopping by providing customers with the best online shopping experience.
Jumia is part of Africa Internet Group, a leading global incubator of startups specialised in e-commerce. Africa Internet Group is Africa’s leading internet firm, with already over 3,000 employees in over 20 African countries and huge successes such as Jumia.com, Kaymu.com, Hellofood.com, Lamudi.com, Carmudi.com and Jovago.com. It is led by top talented leaders offering a great mix of local and international talents and is backed by MTN, Millicom and Rocket Internet.
HEAD OF HR and Workplace Management-AIG Express (Full time)
Job TypeFull TimeQualificationBA/BSc/HND Experience7 yearsJob FieldAdministration / Secretarial Human Resources / HR
Africa Internet Group (“AIG”) is a clear ongoing success story and is already the leading Internet Group in Africa. Founded in 2012, it is currently operating in 26 countries. Since inception, AIG has created 71 companies in 8 different verticals: online retail, food ordering platform, online marketplace, real estate marketplace, vehicle marketplace, taxi hailing, online travel agency and P2P lending marketplace. AIG is supported by three global experts in e-commerce and African markets: Millicom: www.millicom.com MTN Group: www.mtn.com Rocket Internet: www.rocket-internet.de We are now consolidating our logistics and supply chain capabilities under the newly launched business unit, AIG-Express. The objective of AIG-Express is to create a logistics platform in each of our operating countries, which combines the capabilities of our own warehousing and fleet operations and selected 3PL partners onto a seamless service offering to all our group companies. We are currently recruiting top management positions for AIG-Express, which will be based in Nigeria.
Introduction to the role
As Head of HR/REW, you will be responsible for overseeing all matters relating to people management within the organization including but not limited to, hiring and retaining staff, contracts and on boarding for new employees, compensation, performance reviews, and benefits administration, employee relations and General Office Administration. REW dept consists of management for Admin and facilities requirement, Electricians, cafeteria management. etc
KEY RESULT AREAS:
Develop and monitor departmental budget, goals and objectives and operational/work plan for both HR and Administration teamsPlans, implements, and manages the human resources function for AIG Express, including recruiting, employee relations, regulatory compliance –staff compensation, benefits, staff development, and employee communicationsServe as a resource for managers; coach and mentor senior managers to effectively use the full range of HR tools such as the performance management process.Manage employee immigration processes to include tracking of visas, coordinating filings, employee communications, and coordinating with legal counselMaintain a comprehensive and competitive compensation and benefits program to support AIG Express’s ability to attract and retain high quality and well qualified employeesOversees administrative office staff in maintaining files and centralize databasesManages HR issues related to organizational operations.Tracks office supply inventory and approves supply orders.Keeps records of benefits plans participation such as insurance and pension plan, personnel transactions such as hires, promotions, transfers, performance reviews, and terminations, and employee statistics for government reporting.Plan for facilities and Admin requirementsDeliver a 99% + SLA on facilities
Broad knowledge and experience in employment law, compensation, benefits administration, organizational planning and development, employee relations, safety, training and development and office administrationExcellent analytical skills and good reasoning abilities and sound judgmentMust have a working knowledge and be current with all relevant employment related laws.Must be accurate and efficient, high energy, comfortable performing multifaceted projects in conjunction with day-to-day activitiesStrong oral and written communication skills. Superior interpersonal and coaching skills including patience and ability to work well with staff at all levelsGood Intra and Interpersonal skillsCrisis Management.Experience managing an HR team.Demonstrated ability to successfully participate in senior management teams that provide leadership and strategic direction.
Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource or in any related field and a minimum of 5-7 years’ experience in any related field
Member of CIPM is an added advantage.
7-10 years of professional experience with at least 5 years of progressive and hands-on HR generalist experience and 3 years in customer support and administrative services roles;3-5 years supervisory experience.
Method of Application
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