Ericsson Nigeria Recruits HR Business Partner - Managed Services

Ericsson is the world's leading provider of communications technology and services. Our offering comprises services, software and infrastructure within Information and Communications Technology for telecom operators and other industries. We are enabling the Networked Society with efficient real-time solutions that allow us all to study, work and live our lives more freely, in sustainable societies around the world.

We are one of the only companies that have end-to-end capabilities to deliver what Carriers need to provide a smart, scalable and simple End-user environment ready for the Networked Society. A competitive, next-generation IP and Broadband portfolio of Solutions and Services, allows us to deliver a fully converged end-to-end solution for Service Providers around the world.

We are currently recruiting for the position below

Job Position: HR Business Partner - Managed Services

Location: Lagos, Nigeria
Job ID: RSSA-00081312
Job status: Full-time

Job Description:
    Ericsson is looking for a strategic HR Business Partner to be the HR leader of the Managed Services organization.
    The HR BP Managed Services will support the RSSA Head of MS with existing MS operations and also support with Due Diligence on new MS opportunities.
    Main customers with be the RSSA Head MS and central team, MSCOOs and country management teams for Airtel.
    You will be required to translate business objectives into a set of strategic HR initiatives and actions, which fully align with the company’s Group People Strategy and contribute to business growth, profitability and high levels of employee engagement.
    This will be accomplished through close partnership with the unit's leadership team, developing a deep understanding of the business, and its strategic objectives, and by leveraging the full breadth of the Global HR function. In addition, you will be expected to provide functional leadership & expertise to your business on the company's global HR processes, programs and policies.
    You will also be accountable to influence the global HR function leading to more effective business solutions.
    The role is based in Dakar, Lagos or Accra reporting to the Head of HR RSSA.


    Contribute to the business strategy by helping business leaders to identify, prioritize, and build organizational capabilities, behaviors, structures, and processes
    Develop the Workforce Strategy in support of the Business Strategy and support line managers in forecasting and planning their talent pipeline requirements
    Describe the key competencies needed to support the business and ensure the appropriate training and development is available to meet the business needs
    Facilitate long-term initiatives aligned with the business strategic agenda
    Provide expert advice and coaching to senior leaders and managers when appropriate
    Understand employee opinions and anticipate their needs and concerns
    Identify and drive the communication and sharing of best practices across the regions to facilitate continuous improvement
    Act as a liaison between the line and HR to ensure that HR services are aligned with internal client needs
    Identify new opportunities where HR can add value to the business
    Maintain knowledge of progressive HR practices and key trends
    Ensure that a strong leadership and coaching culture permeates the organization
    Manage specific projects as determined in the annual HR operational plan and participate in functional and cross-functional initiatives

Qualifications and Skills

    Bachelor's degree in business administration, HR management, or related field
    Graduate degree preferred
    Minimum of 10 - 12 years' experience in Human Resources
    Minimum of 3 years experience in the telecommunication/ICT industry mandatory
    Documented experience with handling managed services / mergers and acquisitions in an ICT environment
    Substantial business acumen
    Clear, comprehensive understanding of the link between HR and business strategy
    Ability to develop and deliver relevant, effective training programs to targeted audiences
    Ability to engage, inspires, and influence people
    Effective team player
    Strong ability to lead global teams on a virtual basis and drive influence in a matrixed organization
    Strong interpersonal, communication, and customer service skills
    Significant knowledge of HR policies and processes (e.g., workforce planning and talent management).

Application Closing Date
29th May 2013.

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

When the page opens, at the Location drop-down, select Nigeria and click Search, then click HR Business Partner - Managed Services-RSSA-00081312


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