Head of Human Resources at Lumos Nigeria

Lumos offers clean and affordable solar power to a market of 1.3 billion potential customers who live off the electricity grid.Lumos enables people to replace hazardous and expensive kerosene generators and lanterns with modern solar electricity that can power lights, cellphones, fans, computers, TVs and other small electronic devices (all at once, every day). By offering Solar Power as a Service, Lumos offers homes and small businesses a simple and affordable way to pay for electricity in small installments using their mobile phones

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head of Human Resources


Job Purpose
  • The Head of Human Resources will be responsible for providing leadership in the implementation of Lumos Nigeria’s people strategies.
  • S/he will develop and execute the HR strategy for the company, will be responsible for leading the company’s people function, structure and policies to ensure overall effectiveness of the company.
  • Role holder must be a Business Partner with excellent understanding of business operations, proven experience influencing stakeholders and driving organizational success.
  • Role holder will be responsible for direct leadership of the HR Team and will lead initiatives to ensure the competitiveness of Lumos Nigeria as an employer of choice
Key Accountabilities
  • Accountable for development & implementation of HR strategy and alignment of people agenda to business objectives towards achieving topline and bottom-line growth in Nigeria
  • Deployment of Global Best Practices on Learning, Talent & Performance Management
  • Diagnose Organization Culture and implementation of plans to achieve fit for purpose culture
  • Drive Talent agenda for sustainable growth – resourcing, succession planning, career management
  • Develop HR Business Plan, Strategy and Organizational Development interventions across Nigeria
  • Advising and setting HR policies and processes, ensuring legal compliance, and providing strategic direction for the human resources component of the overall management of Mobile Electricity
  • Design high performing strategies and executable solutions to support organizational design, performance management, recruitment, compensation, and leadership development & employee engagement
  • Establishes the company’s compensation structure; salary structure, pay policies and overall aspects of total rewards
  • Provide direction, guidance and Leadership on manpower planning with overall aim of business improvement.
  • Partner with executive management team in strategy conceptualization, formulation and execution
  • Establishment, communication and implementation of Human Resources policies, procedures and guidelines
  • Leads implementation of health programs and supports development of safety procedures
  • Leads company compliance on all employee related labour, legal and regulatory requirements to ensure zero company exposure to risks and lawsuits
  • Defines and implements all Human Resources training programs for improved knowledge base and increased employee productivity
  • Leads the implementation of the company’s performance management system including performance development plans (PDPs) and employee development programs
  • Trust – As a member of the executive team, you will interface with the CEO, DMD, CFO and VPs on a regular basis. You will become a trusted confidante on talent issues, unafraid of giving your opinions and expertise
Skills & Knowledge
Educational Qualifications & Functional / Technical Skills:
  • University Degree in HR or Business Administration, or any other relevant field
  • 10 years working in HR in a Multinational
  • Membership of CIPM or other HR professional body
  • Proven experience in managing people and senior stakeholders
  • Proven track record of delivering results in an establishment of comparable size, scope and complexity
  • English proficiency
Relevant Experience:
  • Alternate Energy Business knowledge & experience
  • Experience and knowledge of Nigerian labour law
  • Organizational management skills
  • Knowledge of HR analytics
  • Administration of benefits and compensation programs
  • Project Management
  • Facilitation skills
Other requirements (Behavioural etc.):
  • Role modelling – As a senior member of the team, role holder is expected to demonstrate and lead on the values, initiatives and culture of the organisation
  • Decision quality: Making good and timely decisions that keep the organization moving forward
  • Confidentiality: understands sensitivity required for the role and discretion in dealing with confidential matters
  • Detail oriented: consistently ensures all correspondence and data are accurate and reliable
  • Plans & aligns: Planning & prioritizing work to meet commitments aligned with organizational goals
  • Resourcefulness: Securing & deploying resources effectively and efficiently
  • Drive for results: Consistently achieves results, even under tough circumstances
  • Courage: Stepping up to address different issues, saying what needs to be said
  • Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
  • Collaborates: Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives
  • Builds networks: Effectively building formal & informal relationships networks inside and outside the organization
  • Business Insight: Applying knowledge of business and the marketplace to advance the organization’s goals
  • Excellent organisational and multitasking skills– personal efficiency, time management skills and the ability to prioritise competing demands are key
Application Closing Date
17th May, 2019.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV with a Cover Note to: careers@lumos.com.ng Subject should be Job Title (Head HR).


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