Human Resources Director - Regional Human Resources Director

Location
Seychelles
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Feb 2017
Closes
01 Mar 2017
Ref
1091
Sector
Other
Job Level
Management
Description:



JOB SUMMARY:

The Human Resources Director holds a position of strategic importance within the organisation. He/She has the overall responsibility of the efficiency and effectiveness of the HR function.

He/She advises the Management of the hotel - GM and HODs in all HR matters.

He/She is responsible for the continuous coaching, training and development of the HR Manager and Team Members



DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibilities and duties for this position shall include, but not limited to the following areas and activities.
  • Ensure overall effectiveness and efficiency of the HR Department
  • Overall management of recruitment and selection procedures more specifically recruitment of Executives and Managers
  • Guide and support management with application of discipline according to company policies and procedures and local legal provisions
  • Develop and recommend appropriate HR policies and procedures
  • Review existing standard operating procedures and key HR processes for the HR function whenever required.
  • Administer the salary & benefits table
  • Preparation and monitoring of annual HR budgets
  • Preparation and monitoring of the annual business plan for the HR Dept.
  • Act as Balanced Scorecard 'Champion' for the whole resort by training new Executives/HODs on BSC concept and coordinating quarterly performance reviews together with the GM.
  • Ensure strict adherence to HR policies and procedures and SOPs at all times
  • Advise management staff on Employment law and industrial relations
  • Guide and assist management and HODs in managing employee training and development to meet their abilities and aspiration in conjunction with the training manager.
  • Oversee the management of G.O.P application, payments follow-up renewal.
  • Ensure promotion of Health & Safety of all employees
  • Ensure control of staffing within established manning levels.
  • Apply control of payroll and payroll related costs within the budgeted limits.
  • Report regularly to management on HR issues that necessitate attention.
  • Liaise with the Group HRM and/or Group HR Administrator to keep them apprised of HR issues encountered as well as to obtain required approval to pursue in HR matters
  • Represent Company in various forums and instances - Ministry of Employment, Immigration services, Ministry of Tourism, Tourism Academy, etc.
  • Hold weekly meetings with HODs to identify & suggest solutions to HR issues that may arise.
  • Conduct regular training needs analysis and coordinate training initiatives with CHTC and respective Executives/HODs.
  • Participate in the coaching and counselling of the HR Manager and team Members
  • Ensure follow-up on grievances lodged.
  • Perform relevant duties as assigned by Management.



JOB REQUIREMENTS:
  • At least 10 years of proven generalist HR experience including the ability to work at both operational and strategic level
  • Bachelor's degree in Human Resources Management or equivalent
  • A previous HRM position held successfully in a top of the range luxury resorts in a remote location / island would be an advantage
  • Influencing, persuading, coaching and negotiating skills
  • Ability to represent the Human Resource function as part of the bigger business picture
  • Confident directing HR and advising managers on all aspects of people management and development
  • Fully conversant and up-to-date with all aspects of employment law and HR best practices
  • Previous experience in industrial relations management
  • Capacity to anticipate future needs and identify opportunities to learn new things for current and future needs in the department
  • Facility to think laterally to identify and develop creative solutions
  • Used to take action to improve standards of excellence
  • Ability to manage the stress effectively