Tom Otuaga is a versatile Human Resources (HR) Management professional with a wide range of experience in various aspects of HR spanning the FMCG and Oil and Gas industries. With a proven track record of being a great relationship builder, he is a highly motivated HR Consultant with exceptional employee engagement skills. Till date, he has consistently demonstrated the capacity to lead people, achieve set goals and provide insight that facilitates the accomplishment of an organization’s corporate HR objectives.
He holds a first degree in Mass Communication from Delta State University, an MBA in Human Resource Management from Obafemi Awolowo University and is currently studying for an Msc. degree in Organizational Behaviour at the University of Lagos. His quest for knowledge and new trends in Management has seen him attend leadership courses at Harvard Business School and London Business School. He is currently enrolled under the John Maxwell Leadership Team Certification programme which would make him a certified coach, speaker and trainer upon completion.
Prior to his current employment with Century Group, he had a fruitful HR career with Nestle Nigeria Plc. His stint at Nestle saw him evolve from a trainee position at inception to an HR Business Partner (HRBP) where he was responsible for the HR concerns of the Cereals and Beverages business units at the time of his exit.
Throughout his work experience, he has been actively involved in various HR projects spanning across HR Business Partner modelling, change management/organizational behaviour modelling, strategy development and implementation, performance management, organizational restructuring, industrial relations, talent management and succession planning amongst others.
He is a Member of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), a member of the Nigerian Institute of Management and an Associate Member of the Chartered Institute of Personnel Management of Nigeria.