Talent and Organizational Effectiveness Specialist at Alan & Grant

July 31, 2023
Application deadline closed.

Job Description

Alan & Grant – Our client is a leading Manufacturer and producer of premium quality, aluminum beverage cans.

Job Objective

  • To ensure effective management and administration of all talent management activities (resourcing, performance management, training, career management, succession planning) in line with HR strategies and policies

Key Responsibilities
Talent Management:

  • Develops, implements and communicates procedures and policies for Talent Management (acquisition, on-boarding, development and organizational development) within the company.
  • Evaluates business initiatives to identify and design Talent Management programs that are best suited to supporting the initiates
  • Implements approved talent management activities (resourcing, performance management, training, career management, succession planning, induction & orientation) plans, strategies, policies and procedures
  • Supports the development of the HR budget by providing key Talent Management figures and forecasts
  • Manages and maintains the company’s talent pipeline by designing and implementing an effective succession plan
  • Monitors external talent management trends and develops internal management tactics

Organizational Effectiveness and Culture:

  • Manages the organizational effectiveness function which includes, change management, organizational design and alignment, and performance improvement strategies
  • Reviews and maintains the company’s structure to ensure alignment with business objectives
  • Designs and implements a culture management framework for the company; Ensures the preservation of the company’s culture and values
  • Drives the deployment of an annual Employee Engagement/ Culture Survey.
  • Develops action plans from responses to improve overall employee engagement and business performance

Talent Planning and Acquisition:

  • Oversees the Development of an effective manpower planning process in alignment with the company’s corporate strategy and needs
  • Identifies recruitment needs based on manpower plan, designs effective programs for selection and retention, and oversees end-to-end recruitment and selection processes.
  • Develops, reviews and implements program for on-boarding, integrating and inducting new employees.
  • Designs and implements employee retention programs in order to lower turnover rate and maintain optimal headcount as per manpower plan
  • Helps to create and maintain the company’s employee value proposition and employer brand
  • Provides innovative ways to project the image of the company as an employer of choice via multiple channels
  • Organizational Learning and Development
  • Develops and implements Learning and Development strategies and programs in line with business objectives
  • Designs and implements a leadership development framework to maintain leadership pipeline
  • Drives the development of Knowledge Management systems
  • Oversees the development and communication of a competency model
  • Carries out Training Needs Analysis; Partners with line managers to develop annual training and development plans and budgets tailored to employee and organization needs
  • Designs, implements and tracks annual training plan; Monitors training delivery and conducts post- training assessments, providing improvement recommendations
  • Coordinates and facilitates internal training programs
  • Manages ITF statutory payments and reimbursement process

Performance Management:

  • Develops and implements approved Performance Management strategy, frameworks and programs
  • Facilitates and monitors employee performance management system and cycles, and ensures the attainment of a high performance culture
  • Ensures that Performance Management standards are adhered to.

People Management:

  • Supervises all subordinates, and ensures the quality of work meets with performance expectations
  • Assigns tasks and responsibilities to the Talent Management team to ensure effective workflow
  • Reviews/inspects work carried out by subordinates


  • First Degree in Human Resources or a related Social Science discipline
  • Relevant certification from a reputable professional institution e.g. CIPM, CIPD, SHRM
  • An MBA or Masters in a relevant discipline would be an added advantage.
  • At least 7 years post-qualification experience, 4 of which must have been spent in management position within the manufacturing industry
  • Strong track-record in HR generalist and change management roles
  • Working knowledge of the Nigerian Labor Law


  • Organization Design
  • Accountability
  • Industrial Relations
  • Business Knowledge
  • Employee Engagement
  • Communication
  • Learning and Development
  • Change Management
  • HSE Procedures
  • HR Analytics
  • Leadership and People Management
  • Strategic HR Management Operational Effectiveness
  • Project Management