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Head of HR

Generation's School, Karachi
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More Jobs From: Human Resources Jobs
Industry: Education/Training
Functional Area: Human Resources
Total Position: 1
Job Type: Full Time/Permanent
Job Location: Karachi, Pakistan
Gender: Doesn't Matter
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Career Level: Executive (SVP, VP, Department Head, etc)
Minimum Experience: 7 Years
Apply By: Sep 15, 2012
Job Posting Date: Sep 7, 2012
   
   
 
   
Job Description:
Key Responsibilities of the Head of HR/HR Director:
  • Responsible for senior level decision making and both day to day management and strategic direction of the organization
  • Develop and implement an annual agenda for HR strategy in line with the business plan.
  • Provide information and reports on data such as staff turnover, references, cost per hire, training hours per person, etc.
  • Conduct training needs analysis and designs and implement a training plan with input from business heads. Manage costs to budget.
  • Ensure all staff receive appraisals in accordance with company policy and monitor probationary periods
  • Co-ordinate recruitment throughout the company through management of a recruitment team/HR team. Build relationships with recruiters, draft briefs, set up interviews where necessary. Interview senior hires when necessary
  • Ensure all Job Descriptions are kept up to date, create new JDs as and when necessary
  • Deal with any performance or grievance issues in a legally compliant and professional way
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are up to date and legally compliant.
  • Provide day to day advice to line managers on all human resource issues: management of staff, remuneration, etc.
  • Review all staff salaries and make recommendations for pay rises in consultation with dept heads. Implement any increases and promotions.
  • Maintain a succession plan for all departments
  • Involvement in all redundancy consultations
  • Ensure payroll is completed accurately and to deadline
  • Conduct occupational health referrals and providing pastoral support and advice to employees
Skills Required/Desired:
  • Previous experience of managing an Human Resources team
  • Can quickly establish credibility and respect and build strong working relationships with department managers. Demonstrable maturity, professionalism.
  • Ability to recognize the value and responsibility of working in a team, actively supports and develops team members, quick to identify and problem solve any issues
  • Act as a role model for the organization looks beyond own team as a role model and source of knowledge. Works with others in a collaborative and solutions focused manner to achieve win-win outcomes
  • Able to work to deadlines and adapt to changing conditions ability to generate effective and pragmatic solutions to new situations and problems as they are presented
  • Demonstrate an understanding of personalities and behavioral styles in order to work collaboratively with a variety of people and to make informed decision around resourcing, reporting structures and relationships
  • Strong working knowledge of employment law issues and the ability to apply these to a variety of situations using a pragmatic and common sense approach
  • Familiar with best practice redundancy processes and experienced in coaching managers through this and leading where necessary.
  • Able to problem solve both operational and strategic issues through a pragmatic and commercially sound approach
  • Effectively plans ahead to anticipate problems, plans for worst-case and best-case scenarios
  • Makes sensible, intelligent decisions in difficult and deadline driven situations
Personal Attributes:
  • Demonstrates passion - approaches all tasks in an enthusiastic way. Committed to upholding professional standards
  • Takes responsibility for own actions and visibly supports the senior leadership team and their agenda
  • Results-focused - understands what is important to staff, clients and management - is committed to achieving goals. Tenacious approach to delivery, quality of output and organization
  • Capable communication skills - handles complex and difficult situations with thought and confidence
  • Ability to deliver appropriate information to the right people
  • Ability to explain detailed legal information to staff in a straightforward way
  • Displays integrity - is sincere in own behavior and in dealings with others
  • Self motivated and self aware - recognizes own strengths and weaknesses and is committed to personal development
  • Takes a broad interest in the success and development of the company and the Human Resource function as a whole