Senior HR Business Partner at Proten – VI, Lagos, Nigeria

May 22, 2024

Job Description

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Strategic Partnership:
    • Act as a trusted advisor to senior management, providing strategic HR guidance to support business objectives.
    • Partner with business leaders to develop and implement HR strategies that align with the bank’s goals and objectives.
    • Identify and address HR-related issues, providing innovative solutions to drive business success.
  2. Talent Management:
    • Lead talent management initiatives including workforce planning, talent acquisition, succession planning, and employee development.
    • Collaborate with business leaders to identify high-potential employees and create development plans to prepare them for future leadership roles.
    • Oversee performance management processes, ensuring alignment with business goals and fostering a high-performance culture.
  3. Employee Relations:
    • Manage complex employee relations issues, providing guidance and support to managers and employees.
    • Ensure compliance with labor laws and regulations, and maintain a positive work environment.
    • Conduct investigations and resolve conflicts in a fair and consistent manner.
  4. Organizational Development:
    • Drive organizational change initiatives, ensuring effective communication and implementation.
    • Conduct organizational assessments and provide recommendations for improvement.
    • Support the development and implementation of diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives.
  5. HR Operations:
    • Oversee HR operations to ensure efficiency and effectiveness.
    • Utilize HR metrics and analytics to drive decision-making and measure the impact of HR initiatives.
    • Ensure HR policies and procedures are up-to-date and aligned with industry best practices.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business Administration, or a related field. Master’s degree or HR certification (e.g., SPHR, SHRM-SCP) preferred.
  • Minimum of 8-10 years of progressive HR experience, with at least 5 years in a strategic HR role.
  • Proven experience in a senior HR role within the banking or financial services industry.
  • Strong knowledge of HR best practices, labor laws, and regulations.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build relationships and influence at all levels of the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and manage change in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to use data to drive decisions.

Additional Information

Key Competencies:

  • Strategic Thinking
  • Leadership and Influence
  • Business Acumen
  • Relationship Building
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Change Management
  • Analytical Skills