Group Head, Human Resources at Wakanow

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  • Job ID 30719
  • Experience See Job Description
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications See Job Description

Job Description

Wakanow is Africa’s leading, full-service online travel company. At Wakanow, we understand that everyone likes easy and affordable travel services, so we provide our customers with a one-stop booking portal for Flights, Hotels, Visa Assistance, Holiday Packages, Airport Transfers, an international Travel SIM, a Prepaid Travel Card, Loyalty program, and much more.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Group Head, Human Resources

Location: Lagos
Job type: Full-time

Job Objective

  • Responsible for the planning, organizing, directing, supervising, managing and evaluating the Wakanow’s Human Resources programs, functions and activities.

Strategic HR Management:

  • Develop and implement HR management strategies to support the attainment of corporate goals, including the management of budgets and resources
  • Ensure values and culture are clearly defined, communicated and embedded within Wakanow; and drive the implementation of such through the execution of a performance based reward and consequence management system.
  • Develop and implement strategies for identifying and managing talent, organizational design and workforce planning; and provide input and support for staffing decisions.
  • Develop employee wellness initiatives and strategies.
  • Develop employee career development and succession plan.
  • Provide professional advice and guidance on people management practices, towards optimizing workforce performance.
  • Track and monitor HR metrics in line with HR strategy; deploy appropriate interventions where necessary.
  • Review group wide HR Policies and Procedures (involving recruitment, training, performance management and career development

HR & Admin Management:

  • Develop group administrative direction, implement budgets and business targets in the organization
  • Prepare and manage HR budget
  • Lead and ensure effective and efficient delivery of HR services to employees and management
  • Manage shared services infrastructure to foster group integration, standardization and institutionalization
  • Implement best fit practices driven by technology
  • Review group wide HR Policies and Procedures (involving recruitment, training, performance management and career development
  • Implement comprehensive company policies and procedures supported by active monitoring and compliance management systems
  • Ensure accountability of management in carrying out roles and responsibilities in the performance management system.
  • Provide feedback to management on employee engagement, and provide clear links to organizational performance.
  • Oversee the maintenance of all staff records to ensure the accuracy and confidentiality.
  • Oversee general office administration; develop and implement supporting systems and processes to enhance business operations.


  • At least ten (10) years of human resource management experience is required.
  • SPHRI / GPHR or SHRM-SCP highly preferred.
  • Managerial and Leadership skills
  • Policy Development and Change Management Skills
  • Strategic Planning and Management
  • DEI Expert


Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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