Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire

Job Description

The Company 
A renowned company in the field of international trade, logistics and asset management.

Undergoing continuous expansion, we are recruiting a talented and dedicated HR Manager for the company's subsidiary in Paris, France.

The ideal HR Manager will lead the HR team, tasked with strategic HR planning, taking ownership of all HR matters across the company from recruitment to performance reviews, wage reviews, disciplinary action, and training / learning and development.


Under the leadership of the HR Director your mission will entail,

  • Developing and implementing HR strategies and initiatives aligned with the overall business strategy
  • Supporting senior management team to ensure fair and consistent enforcement of policies and practices. Ensuring legal compliance and understanding of policies and processes. Investigating employee workplace situations including claims of harassment and employee performance
  • Managing all core HR departmental areas, including payroll, employee relations, HR admin, learning and development, internal recruitment, employee engagement, maintaining and improving HR systems
  • Identify staffing needs and managing the creation of job descriptions and handbooks
  • Ensuring the onboarding process is handled in a professional manner to expedite the settling in period
  • Ensuring the offboarding process is handled in a professional manner to ensure everyone is consistently treated fairly
  • Providing advice and consultation for front-line hourly employees on policy interpretation, HR issues, employee conflict
  • Supporting current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and preservation of human capital
  • Developing and monitoring overall HR strategies, systems, tactics and procedures across the organization
  • Continuously improving engagement and welfare activities, maximizing productivity, devolving HR responsibilities to line managers and building leadership capability. Identifying HR trends so that attention can be directed to key issues and resources
  • Ensuring employment law, HR policy, best practice and workforce development are applied
  • Mentoring and providing guidance to staff related to their career goals
  • Motivating staff to accomplish company goals. Building bench strength within the operational division by identifying training and development opportunities
  • Regularly coaching, mentoring, and supporting colleagues to identify individual strengths and development needs
  • Nurturing a positive working environment
  • Overseeing and managing a performance appraisal system that drives high performance
  • Providing advice and direction where needed to the HR team on work priorities, budget and staff resources, strategic policy, organization and staff management issues
  • Managing the implementation of employment policies
  • Developing the organisational structure to support future growth, using best practice principles
  • Managing the company’s employee programmes, staff benefits and packages
  • Conducting annual remuneration and benefit surveys and reviews
  • Determining relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for incentive schemes
  • Managing the diversity, equality, and inclusion values and practices within the company
  • Developing social dashboards to monitor staff activity (absenteeism, remuneration, leave, training, time savings account)
  • Guaranteeing the application of social regulations and the legal obligations of the employer in terms of social protection and health (Labor Code, collective agreements, internal regulations)
  • Developing projects linked to forecast management of jobs and skills or management of employment and career paths and internal mobility by promoting talent detection, skills acquisition and career development (anticipate needs, inventory skills, update job descriptions, manage departures)

  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Resources Management or relevant field
Professional Experience
  • Five years working experience in a similar role

Skills & Aptitude
  • In-depth knowledge of the French labor law and HR best practices
  • Proven working experience as HR Manager or other HR Executive
  • Experience in educating and coaching staff, conflict resolution, disciplinary processes, workplace investigations and in following and maintaining workplace privacy
  • Knowledge of a broad range of human resource strategies and practices, including compensation, performance management, safety, hiring and employee relations; able to apply these strategies and practices in compliance with employment regulations
  • Ability to create a culture of diversity, inclusivity, collaboration and teamwork
  • Experience with analyzing data to guide strategic employment planning
  • People oriented and results driven
  • Demonstrable experience with Human Resources metrics
  • Knowledge of HR systems and databases
  • Ability to architect strategy along with leadership skills
  • Excellent active listening, negotiation and presentation skills
  • Competence to build and effectively manage interpersonal relationships at all levels of the company
  • Experience with the human resources information system (HRIS)

  • Trade/Logistics/Asset Management
  • Full-Time / Permanent
  • HR
Direct Superior 
  • HR Director
  • Industry standard
Application Directives
  • This position is opened to candidates residing in France
  • Kindly apply by uploading your recent resume on this site
  • English speaking applicants should have adequate proficiency in French and resume should be in French format
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted
Position Based In
  • Paris, France
Application Deadline
  • February 26, 2024 at 04:00 pm