HR Manager (mining / geochemistry / laboratory / French) - West Africa

Reference number: NDS

Job Description:

My client is a service provider to the mining sector with numerous sites in 5 countries in West Africa. They are currently looking to employ an experienced bilingual HR Manager to manage the Geochemistry business in the West Africa region.
  • Reporting to the Vice President Sub Sahara Africa
  • Helping drive employee productivity through professional / technical training and incentive schemes;
  • Facilitate employee engagement by building positive team spirit and inspiring corporate culture based on their group’s values and ethical standards;
  • Supporting business leadership and line management in continuous upgrade of organizational capability through talent assessment and development instruments with particular focus on local talent growth;
  • Equipping operations with high quality manpower through effective and efficient recruitment, selection and on-barding processes and skillful application of reward instruments;
  • Preventing and managing operational risks associated with labour issues and HR processes;
  • Leading internal communication to ensure that employees are heard and well informed;
  • Promoting safety agenda through HR tools.
  • HR administration, training, career planning, localization, compensation and benefits framework, KPI reporting, HR systems, disciplinary actions, travel, visas and work permits for non-nationals.
  • Corporate values, Corporate ethical standards, Recruitment policy
  • Talent management practices: talent reviews, succession planning, high-potential employees identification & development, individual development for key employee categories, Leadership development program, technical training for front-line
  • Compensation & Benefits practices: annual salary reviews; annual bonuses, job grading
  • Performance Management / Tracking personnel –related costs & productivity and other personnel related KPIs
Requirements: Qualification and Skill
  • HR Manager with West Africa experience (managed more than one country would be ideal)
  • Degree and 10 years’ experience.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in French and English is a mandatory requirement.
  • Good interpersonal skills and effective in working in a multi-cultural environment.
  • Sound technical knowledge of Geochemical, or similar to mining clients.
  • Ability to travel
Benefits and Contractual information:
  • Based in Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso
  • 12 month contract- renewable
  • Fly in fly out – roster to be confirmed
  • USD market related salary
  • Benefits include: Health fund discounts, car, On-line learning systems, Friendly working environment with accessible management , Opportunities to progress and develop your career
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Nicky Stubbs
Senior Executive Recruitment Consultant
CA Mining: Global Recruitment
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