Senior Human Resources Manager [closed]

The Senior HR Manager assists the HR Director in leading and running an efficient and effective HR Function mainly through the drawing up of the HR Strategy and the execution of the HR priorities and agenda across the organisation. The HR Manager reports into the HR Director and plays an important role in the successful delivery of the Functional strategic objectives.


Main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Seamless implementation and execution of HR related projects and initiatives both at HR and organisation level;
  • Drawing up and implementation of HR policies and procedures;
  • Conducting PIR’s and reviewing of existing processes to identify opportunities for streamlining and efficiencies;
  • Working with HR colleagues from across the organisation for the delivery of HR initiatives including Business changes;
  • Building and maintaining strong relationships with the Hospitals and other VGH entities;
  • Ongoing communication and liaison with HR colleagues and VGH senior management around HR related initiatives;
  • Being actively involved in the drawing up and monitoring of the organisation Headcount plans and budgets;
  • Designing and delivering training around HR initiatives;
  • Building and maintaining positive relationships with Hospital and Corporate leadership and other stakeholders;
  • Projecting a professional image of the HR Function through excellent customer service, operational effectiveness and efficiency;
  • Carrying out any other duties according to exigencies as directed by the HR Director.


The ideal candidate should:

  • Have minimum 5 years’ experience in a senior HR management position;
  • Be passionate about change and achieving operational excellence;
  • Have experience in Industrial Relations;
  • Be assertive and possess strong communication skills including written, verbal and presentation skills;
  • Have experience in managing Headcount plans;
  • Possess strong leadership skills and ability to work without supervision;
  • Be a strong team player with a positive and can-do attitude even when under pressure;
  • Be able to meet tight deadlines;
  • Preferably have experience in change and project management;
  • Preferably possess an HR related qualification or is studying towards achieving one.


Interested candidates are to send a full CV together with a covering letter by the 20th September 2017.