GE Energy Hot Vacancy for Human Resources HR Operations Manager, Sub-Saharan Africa (Lagos/Luanda/Joburg)

HR Operations Mgr, Sub-Saharan Africa (Lagos/Luanda/Joburg)
Job Number: 1287979
Date Posted: 10 January 2011
Function: Human Resources – Lean Six Sigma
Business: GE Energy – Oil & Gas
Career Level: Experienced
Location: Ikoyi – Lagos, Nigeria
Role Summary/Purpose
This position can be based in Lagos, Luanda or Johannesburg.

As a key member of the Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) Human Resources team and reporting into Sub-Saharan Africa Human Resources Leader, this position will be responsible for operationalizing HR processes & procedures, including creating regional Centers of Excellence (COEs) across Sub-Saharan Africa within Energy Infrastructure.

Essential Responsibilities
With a focus on standardization and process excellence, responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:

Operationalizing SSA HR Goals & Objectives via working closely with the functional HR leaders and HRMs to develop and standardize HR processes across the region.

Developing the appropriate dashboards/internal metrics & operating rhythms that further support the execution of SSA HR Goals & Objectives.

Continuously evaluating and driving process improvement, customer satisfaction, and stakeholder communications.

Leveraging best practices (both internal and external) to ensure SSA HR processes are best in class.

Conducting regular reviews with HRMs and key stakeholders to identify CTQs, measure synergies and cost savings by leveraging 6Sigma/Lean methodologies.

Working with Global/Pole COE teams to help implement further regionalization within the function.

Ownership for data quality for the region (OHR).

Developing and maintaining the appropriate communication tools and systems that drive transparency and awareness re: HR processes and responsibilities.

Assist in regional specific localization efforts (including documentation and reporting) as aligned to the local statutory requirements while providing guidance re: regulatory interpretation and compliance.

Assisting in the development of organization specific work force plans in support of key business needs in a dynamic, changing environment


Minimum 7 years professional work experience, preferably across different GE businesses.

Ability to effectively manage multiple projects simultaneously and work in a fast-paced environment.

High energy level, driven with positive enthusiasm & a pragmatic approach.

Demonstrated leadership and ability to work in a matrix team environment.

Excellent facilitation skills, understanding of change management.

Strong written & oral communication skills with the ability to influence all levels of the organization and multicultural/international environments.

Self-starter, able to work independently but values being part of a strong team.

HR/OD experience.

Ability to travel up to 50+ % during the first 12 months in role.

Fluency in English (oral and written) required.

Desired Characteristics

Project management, facilitation, analytical and complex problem-solving skills. GB/BB certification a plus

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