HR Business Partner, Sales (North),Lagos or Abuja,Guinness Nigeria
Guinness Nigeria, a subsidiary of the prestigious Diageo Plc of the United Kingdom, was incorporated in 1962 with the building of a brewery in Ikeja, the heart of Lagos. The brewery was the first outside of Ireland and Great Britain. Other breweries have been opened over time – Benin City brewery in 1974 and Ogba brewery in 1982.Guinness Nigeria produces the following brands – Foreign Extra Stout (1962), Guinness Extra Smooth (2005) Malta Guinness (1990), Harp Lager Beer (1974), Gordon’s Spark (2001), Smirnoff Ice (2006), Satzenbrau (2006).
The Business Partner will lead and manage the end to end People/HR agenda within a business area to ensure business objectives are achieved through the utilisation and deployment of the programmes, tools, policies & frameworks developed in the Centres of Expertise and monitoring and supporting HR services delivered via HR Service Delivery team. The HR Business Partner is required to play a significant leadership role within the HR team to ensure that the functional and business agendas are closely aligned.
Own and manage the manpower resources for the business area including annual resource planning
Work with the business area to identify and build talent
Coach line managers and employees helping them to be more effective in line with any related core programs
Lead Performance and Talent Review sessions, as well as Organisational Effectiveness initiatives for the business area
Manage and monitor employee engagement interventions and practices
Identify any workforce specific reward requirements and work with Reward team for expertise and advise in development and implementation
Understand internal & external parameters/benchmarks on pay/grading and use this to make effective decisions. Participates as appropriate on grading panels, etc.
Oversee (and conduct where appropriate in conjunction with the line manager) in market interviews and investigations on Employee Relations issues, complaints, and grievances
Review of programmes and services being provided by HR Service Delivery using SLA data where available to ensure desired business outcomes
Degree level qualification
· Minimum of 5 years experience in HR, preferably as an HR Generalist or experience in Talent Management and Reward
· HR Professional qualifications such as CIPM, CIPD, SHRM is desirable
· Change management experience
Ability to take commercial insights and translate into the Organisation & People Agenda.
Proven ability to facilitate, persuade, influence and build credibility with all levels and all functions.
Analytical, interpretative and decision-making skills.
Consultancy skills, specifically diagnosis and contracting
Excellent coaching and relationship building skills.
Broad awareness and empathy for Talent, Reward and Organisation Effectiveness agendas.
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