Global Healthcare Company Vacancy

Novo Nordisk is a global healthcare company with leadership in diabetes care. The company has leading positions within haemophilia care, growth hormone therapy and hormone replacement therapy. Novo Nordisk employs more than 38,000 employees in 75 countries who strive to make a difference every day.

Job Title: People & Organization Manager
Job description
This exciting opportunity would suit an experienced, enthusiastic, generalist HR profile who is looking forward to work in a challenging and rewarding affiliate spanning 49 countries.

About the department
Novo Nordisk Middle Africa business unit was formed in early 2012. This affiliate is composed of 16 nationalities spanning 49 countries in Africa. Novo Nordisk has an established presence with human insulin across Middle Africa and our focus today is to sustain the growth of the market and ensure availability of our modern range of insulins within the markets and support the communities living with diabetes.
The job
The position is based in Nigeria and reports to P&O Manager based in Dubai. The role oversees whole Middle Africa unit with a specific focus in Nigeria and holds no people management responsibility for a medium term.

As People & Organisation Manager, your primary role is to be responsible from the employee life cycle, oversee the operational/administrative activities of the HR function, to ensure implementation of corporate and regional HR strategies and to ensure that company culture and values are an integrated part of all affiliate activities. Key responsibilities are to select, recruit and on-board competent staff, to drive a high performance culture, to ensure that employees are offered relevant training and development opportunities in line with individual and company needs and to ensure a positive and engaging working environment.


You have a Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Human Resources, Business or related area of specialization.You have minimum 3 years of HR generalist experience.You have strong stakeholder management capabilities and you can drive cross-functional collaboration and team-spirit.You are required to travel frequently within sub-Saharan Africa.You have at least three years of HR generalist expertise.You are proficient in both written and spoken English on at a professional level.You are problem solving, result-oriented, multi-tasking, and carry capacity to work under pressure.

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