HR Business Partner at Turner & Townsend

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We build trust between clients, suppliers, governments and society through the commitment, capability and care our team brings. Delivering better outcomes that have a positive impact on the world around us. We work smarter to face the challenges of the future; bringing the clarity that helps teams realise their full potential across the real estate, infrastructure and natural resources sectors.

The successful candidate will have to provide effective and efficient HR services to business units and regional offices in East and West Africa by coordinating relevant HR activities related to workforce planning, performance management, HR Organisational Development projects, employee engagement, wellness and other HR activities in an effort to ensure that the business units and regional offices are well advised on HR related matters.

Job Specification.

Continuously provide support, guidance and co-ordination to ensure accurate and professional HR Support.

  • Conduct HR surveys as required
  • Conduct exit interviews with all levels of employees on resignation from the company, analyse trends and advise appropriate solutions
  • Ensure high level and high standard of customer service and guidance in line with HR Policies and Procedures
  • Prompt, value adding consultative and advisory role to leaders in line with relevant legislation with regards to performance, disciplinary, culture motivation/morale issues (burning workplace issues).
  • Handle labour relations queries and processes and give appropriate advice and guidance
  • To ensure that the organisation’s grievance and disciplinary procedures are observed and that all relevant documentation is completed.
  • To monitor management/staff relations and mediate where necessary. Advise management on labour relations issues.
  • Implements disciplinary measures against staff where appropriate, in accordance with the organisation policies and procedures and recommend sanctions to the Manager/ Executive where appropriate.
  • Develop and update job profiles for all employees
  • Coordination and presentation of Corporate Inductions
  • Manage the training plan and execute training deliverables
  • Compile accurate Monthly and quarterly reports showing new starters, terminations, movements
  • Draft and mange secondment agreements.
  • Manage employee mobility- visas, relocation etc.
  • Assist with Ad hoc HR queries on a day to day
  • Experience in setting up new offices.

Performance Management processes

  • Facilitate an understanding of the performance management system
  • Provide guidelines on managing employee performance.
  • Monitor progress and promote development of employees through appropriate performance management system
  • Ensure performance contracts and reviews completed by due dates
  • Ensure annual performance reviews measured against established standards and reports to the BUH

Skills Development

  • Co-ordinate skills development plan
  • Identify gaps and areas of development and arrange necessary training.
  • Drive culture of performance management through encouragement of one-on-ones.
  • Co-ordinate training programmes
  • Co-ordinate training measurement interventions
  • Co-ordinate and facilitate Individual career development
  • Facilitate training sessions as and when if required

Effectively assist in the completion of HR Projects in line with Business needs and strategies.

Business partnering – enable and improve line capacity and effectiveness


  • Good communicator
  • Deliver customer service with quick turnaround times
  • Initiate and achieve results
  • Remain composed and resilient
  • Be flexible and open to change
  • Ability to engage and work in a team environment
  • Plan or strategize ahead
  • Build and use key relationships at all levels


Completed Degree in B. Com, Human Resources or Industrial Psychology

  • Fully registered member of IHRM
  • Active membership of other relevant professional bodies is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of five years’ experience in a corporate environment as a HR Manager/Business Partner

with experience in:

  • Workforce planning
  • Performance Management
  • Organisational Development
  • Disciplinary procedures / employee relations
  • Job Evaluation, Grading and Salary Benchmarking
  • Recruitment
  • Employee Mobilisation
  • Contributing to design and implementing HR Strategy


  • Knowledge/experience of payroll and HR systems, e.g., VIP, iTrent
  • Strong computer literacy (MS Office)
  • Sound knowledge of HR Practices
  • Knowledge of labour East Africa and West Africa labour legislation
  • Conflict/Relationship Management skills

Additional Information

Turner & Townsend is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees and actively encourage applications from all sectors of the community.

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Closing Date : 30 November. 2021


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