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
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
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
Generations School is a leading education provider in the city of Karachi. We have been providing highest level of school education to the children or Karachi for the last 22 years. We cater from Starters to A Level.