Head, Human Resources at Suburban Fiber Company Limited

Suburban is a Next Generation Carrier, with a smart and efficient network that spans the West Africa region region using the newest technologies such as IP, MPLS and Wi Max. Suburban is playing a significant role in the growth of internet penetration in West Africa by increasing the wholesale internet connectivity in Nigeria by over 800% over the last 2 years.

We are currently seeking applications to fill the vacant position below:

Job Title: Head, Human Resources

Location: Abuja
Department: Human Resources
Reports To: CEO

Job Summary

  • To develop and provide HR strategy and plans, supporting business objectives, strategic goals and HR initiatives.
  • To plan, direct, coordinate and monitor the timely and efficient execution of Suburban’s human resources activities to maximise the strategic position of HR.
  • To develop and maintain professional relationships with business unit heads, in order to identify and attend to their human resources needs.
  • To drive continuous improvement and cultural change initiatives the monthly performance appraisal system
  • To ensure the provision and development of adequately motivated employees for the achievement of Company’s goals

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide overall strategic direction for the HR function by developing and implementing HR strategy and plans
  • Develop HR policies to ensure they are relevant, responsive, up-to-date and properly understood organisation-wide
  • Plan and forecast the company’s workforce requirement in liaison with business unit heads, and oversee the tracking and monitoring of Suburban’s organisation structure and manning levels
  • Develop job descriptions for identified jobs with input from process owners, update job description of existing jobs (where required) and determine grading of new jobs
  • Champion the formulation and effective implementation of recruitment strategies and plans to identify, select, hire and retain the best talent to meet the manpower needs of Suburban.
  • Identify employee competency requirements, learning and development requirements and establish programs to bridge gaps identified
  • Oversee the design and implementation of appropriate employee reward policies and programs to enable Suburban attract and retain the best talent
  • Ensure accurate and timely payroll processing, and authorise salary disbursement to staff organisation-wide
  • Manage the careers of company’s workforce, and ensure proper balance between personal and organisational goals in alignment with the HR policies
  • Oversee implementation of Suburban’s performance management system to ensure it is objective, equitable, transparent and merit-driven
  • Manage staff disciplinary issues/appeals and grievance issues
  • Custodian of employee records
  • Responsible for organisation development
  • Establish and maintain a framework to foster regular organisational communication within and across functions and locations organisation-wide
  • Oversee and coordinate the accurate maintenance of staff records
  • Direct and supervise the efficient operation of the HRIS application
  • Act as the main point of contact and coordinate the activities of third-party Service Providers (HR) to Suburban
  • Develop and monitor the HR budget
  • Build and maintain a high performance culture through effective performance management, communication and coaching of staff
  • Review activity reports to determine progress and status in achieving objectives and revise objectives and plans in accordance with current conditions
  • Instil ethos, values and Suburban West Africa culture in staff.
  • Evaluate performance of departments/units for compliance with established policies and objectives of the Company and contributions in attaining objectives.
  • Define and agree targets as well as monitor and evaluate the performance of all direct reports on a timely basis.


  • 3-5 years’ experience required
  • Second class upper division (2.1)

Application Closing Date
26th January, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV’s to: recruitment@suburbanfiberco.com

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