18 Apr 2016

Full-Time Senior Human Capital Business Partner – CIB at Stanbic IBTC Bank

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Stanbic IBTC Bank is a leading African banking group focused on emerging markets globally. It has been a mainstay of South Africa’s financial system for 150 years, and now spans 16 countries across the African continent.

Standard Bank is a firm believer in technical innovation, to help us guarantee exceptional client service and leading edge financial solutions. Our growing global success reflects our commitment to the latest solutions, the best people, and a uniquely flexible and vibrant working culture. To help us drive our success into the future, we are looking for resourceful individuals to join our dedicated team at our offices.

Senior Human Capital Business Partner – CIB

Human Capital: attracting and retaining key talent, providing learning and development initiatives, governance of performance management and reward schemes, centres of excellence to drive and embed Standard Bank values and culture.

Job Purpose

To develop and implement HC Strategic solutions aligned with business needs and expectations.
To advise BU Leaders on People related issues and themes.
To act as a business partner to the business by embedding the group’s HC Strategy and by providing professional HC guidance and support to relevant client groups to add value to the business.
To ensure the most effective utilization and development of the banks Human resource in line with Group strategies and values in order to maintain high standards of professionalism and service quality.
Provide thought leadership on Human Capital management to business exco, and to the group’s Management.
Lead change management, organizational design and other organizational transformation initiatives.
Key Responsibilites

Competitive Reasoning

To develop and implement initiatives in consultation with the BUs that will help Stanbic IBTC become the Employer of Choice and to strengthen Stanbic’s employer Brand.
Management Discipline

Develop, review and recommend HC policies and procedures to enable the business to develop its business strategy.
Review and reengineer HC Consultation activities to improve service delivery to embed and discipline and standards in all HC Processes.
Report on HC activities to the relevant CIB EXCO and Country EXCO in a timely and accurate manner.
Develop and promote feedback mechanisms for employees to influence the continuous improvement of HC services and processes.

Embed a customer service culture through HC initiatives and participation in Country initiatives.
Develop and implement a Consulting Model that will ensure HC initiatives are aligned with Business expectations
Engage HR Specialist Units and incorporate expertise in the development of BU Specific solutions.
Our people

Develop and Implement a thorough workforce plan for the BU that will deliver a sustainable talent pipeline
Drive participation and engagement in Organizational Learning, Talent Management, Engagement and Leadership initiatives within the BU
Promote the performance culture, encourage BU leaders and employees to take ownership of individual and team performance
Advise BU Leadership on appropriate reward strategy to recognize high performance and support achievement of business plans in line with Group guidelines and best practice. Ensure internal equity amongst all staff with fair and consistent policies
Build and develop a professional HC Business Partners to support the delivery of business strategy/performance
Champion initiatives to support leadership development and acculturation throughout the group.
Provide expert advice and coaching to employees where appropriate
Understand employee opinions and anticipate their needs and concerns

Review and benchmark the internal and external environment to improve HC policies and practices to enhance overall business performance
Raise the profile of the bank among other peer organizations in the Region through regular networking and building effective relationships with the government and regulatory authorities and maintaining professional best practice
Risk Management

Ensure that all staff related policies, procedures and practices comply with local regulatory requirements, reflect best practices and are within Group policies
Support the establishment of operational risk controls, key risk indicators and risk management procedures relating to HC service delivery, resourcing and day to day management of the HC function

To participate fully and support all group activities geared at the development of the business, managing business risks or any strategic goals of the business
Key Performance Measures

Advise the BU Heads and EXCO on People related issues
Promote and enforce consistency in HC policy implementation in the BUs
Builds networks within the Group and industry to share best practices
Advocate and promote discipline and service orientation among HC team
Problem solving, planning and decision making

Decisions that are within the purview of the role
Operational decisions within HC Business Partners
Proposal generation and review for all policy changes
Decisions for which sanctions/approvals have to be taken from the higher authority issues that may impact on the entire organization or have a spill-over from the distinct BU will require consideration and approval from Country Head-HC
A very high degree of judgement ability is a critical requirement in almost every aspect of this job. Examples include; Judgement is primarily required is assessing, evaluating and choosing between different often-conflicting options in relation to human resources strategy, resource management, HR Operations to build internal efficiencies, manpower planning and compensation strategy aligned to drive business performance. Forecasting manpower needs and deciding on appropriate course of action careful evaluation of remuneration policies to ensure equity and recognition of market trends.
Handling sensitive issues and counselling staff
Formulation of appropriate HC strategies and policies with full cognizance of future implications and effective alignment of key business drivers.
Important Relationships


Country EXCO
Preferred Qualification and Experience

Candidate must possess a minimum of second class lower degree in any discipline
Candidate must have a minimum of 10 – 15 years’ generalist experience in human capital
Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

A professional or relevant post graduate qualification is essential
Strong interpersonal skills
High level of analytical ability
Commercially, culturally and diversity aware, high sensitivity to the social, economic and political environment
Knowledge of the banking and financial services industry is a distinct advantage]
High Customer Focus
Business Knowledge
Leading & Managing Change
HR Strategy- Performance, Employee Relations, Rewards, Talent, Learning, Resourcing, OD etc
Strong leadership skills

Job Categories: Banking Jobs in Nigeria. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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