Head of Business Partnering, People & Culture, Job in Kenya

Brief Description

As the Head of Business Partnering – People & Culture, you will play a pivotal role in driving and facilitating the transformation of our company’s culture and people agenda. You will provide strategic partnership to ensure the continuous achievement of our business strategy through targeted interventions in business and employee experience. Reporting directly to the Chief People Officer (CPO), you will provide leadership oversight to the People & Culture partners and collaborate with HR Functional/Specialist areas to jointly develop and implement business and employee-centered interventions.

Detailed Description

  • Provide strategic HR leadership to the organization by aligning HR initiatives with business objectives and driving the HR agenda to support the overall business strategy.
  • Act as a strategic partner to senior business leaders, understanding their business needs and providing HR solutions that drive business performance and employee engagement.
  • Develop and implement HR strategies and initiatives that support the organization’s goals and objectives, including workforce planning, talent management, and organizational development.
  • Manage and resolve complex employee relations issues, including conducting investigations, providing guidance to managers, and ensuring fair and consistent application of HR policies and procedures.
  • Oversee the performance management process, including goal setting, performance evaluations, and feedback mechanisms to drive high performance and accountability.
  • Lead change management initiatives to drive organizational change and ensure successful implementation of new processes, systems, or structures.
  • Identify and develop leadership capabilities within the organization to build a strong leadership pipeline and ensure succession planning.
  • Drive employee engagement initiatives to create a positive work environment and enhance employee morale and motivation.
  • Oversee staffing needs and collaborate with talent acquisition to attract future talent.
  • Identify learning and development needs and partner with talent and learning development colleagues to deliver support.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Business, or a related field. Master’s degree will be an added advantage.
  • Registered member of Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).
  • Must have an appropriate people management qualification such as CHRP, SPHR, or SHRM.
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in a senior HR Leadership role.

Additional Details

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to use data for decision-making.
  • Working knowledge of employment laws and HR practices.
  • Excellent business acumen and ability to grasp the big picture.
  • Proven track record of successful conflict resolution, negotiation, and coaching.
  • Ability to inspire and motivate colleagues and drive service excellence.
  • Change adaptability and comfortable with working with ambiguity.
  • Demonstrated passion for excellence and care for employees/customers.

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