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To us, good performance is about much more than turning a profit. It's about showing how you embody our valued behaviours - do the right thing, better together and never settle - as well as our brand promise, Here for good.
We're committed to promoting equality in the workplace and creating an inclusive and flexible culture - one where everyone can realise their full potential and make a positive contribution to our organisation. This in turn helps us to provide better support to our broad client base.
The role holder will be the interface between business and HR and will be responsible for delivering the global HR agenda for their designated client groups within the CCIB product businesses (Financial Markets, Transaction Banking & Corporate Finance) creating an effective, efficient organisation where maximising performance and engagement is at the heart of every interaction.
Partnering with relevant business heads, senior managers, functional partners and stakeholders, the role holder will drive and enable sustainable business performance.
The role holder will need to manage people processes, ensuring levels of capabilities and performance are aligned with current and future business requirements and also deliver appropriate and relevant HR advice, ensuring that this is in line with the overarching business strategy, governance processes and risk appetite.
The Role Responsibilities
Partner with the relevant senior managers, business heads, functional heads and stakeholder to drive and enable sustainable business performance.
Create an effective, efficient organisation where maximizing performance and engagement is at the heart of every interaction in order to enhance capability and mitigate people-related risks.
Develop an efficient, effective organization, where maximizing performance and engagement is central to all interactions in order to mitigate people-related risks and enhance capability.
Ensure high performance and consistent deliver of the relevant people agendas across the relevant business areas through building effective working relationships with relevant HR colleagues across the business, region, and country.
Manage people processes (performance, reward, resourcing and talent) to ensure levels of capabilities and performance satisfy current and future requirements of the business
Ensure that the Group HR agenda for CCIB is well aligned with the HR agenda for the relevant business areas
Deliver appropriate and relevant HR advice, ensuring that this is aligned to the overarching business strategy, governance processes and risk appetite.
Develop the HR strategy and people priorities that enable sustainable performance and growth of the relevant business areas.
Identify, prioritize and build organizational capabilities, processes and behaviors to drive the strategy of tje relevant business areas
Continuously review the relevant operating models to align these with the overall business strategy, using all available data to sasses effectiveness, demonstrating proactively in surfacing and securing resolution to points of misalignment
Proactively form credible relationships to influence relevant decision-making
Support, engage with and coach relevant stakeholders in configuring and deploying people policies, processes and products processes to drive business performance and engagement
Act as a change agent and key enabler to help drive specific change initiatives with stakeholders and wider teams
Drive and coordinating ad hoc projects and deliverables that relate to the people agenda
Drive performance and measurement requirements to support business deliverables
Support People Forums for the relevant business areas, in line with business needs
Collaborate with relevant HR stakeholders on all people related matters across the relevant business areas to drive consistency of functional strategies, processes and messages at regional/country level.
Represent and champion HR in all interactions with business stakeholders, and in turn represent the relevant business agenda and priorities to the wider HR Community as well as providing insight and context into Group HR product and process design and development.
Continuously improve the operational efficiency and effectiveness of processes (e.g. salary/bonus review, talent management processes, recruitment processes) as they relate to the relevant business areas and the HR function
Ensure effective management of operational risks within the role remit and compliance with applicable internal policies, and external laws and regulation
People and Talent
Lead by example, building the appropriate culture and values, using effective leadership, coaching and engagement
Employ, engage and retain high quality people.
Develop and embed a high-performance culture with specific focus on capability, effectiveness and productivity within the businesses
Develop talent to ensure a high-quality succession pipeline at all levels and sponsor ongoing development activities that focus on the identified high performing and high potential individuals within the businesses
Focus on inter-region and global talent opportunities and pipelines
Manage risks and exceptions with the relevant business Managing Director population, recruitment and on-boarding decisions within authorities and as part of the standard process
Understand the risk and control environment in HR's area of responsibility, driving rectification, as required
Understand and help manage the people-related risk profile of the relevant business areas, including operational and reputational risk, to Group Standards
Co-ordinate global and major thematic risk & control responses within the relevant business areas as part of the global process
Provide oversight of complex employee relations issues involving senior people, significant litigation, and high profile or broad business issues
Support the effective implementation of the Risk Management framework within the role remit
Ensure effective processes are in place to identify, manage, monitor and report risk
Embed the Group's values and code of conduct, as it relates to the role remit, to ensure that adherence with the highest standards of ethics, and compliance with relevant policies, processes and regulations among employees form part of the culture
Engage with relevant audit report findings across the relevant business areas and ensure feedback is acted upon
Regulatory & Business conduct
Understand and ensure compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines including those governing securities activities, company law, anti-money laundering, terrorist financing and sanctions; the Group's policies and procedures; and the Group Code of Conduct. Take personal responsibility for understanding the risk and compliance requirements of the role. Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk and compliance matters.
Embed the Group's Values and Group Code of Conduct to ensure adherence with the highest standards of ethics. Comply with relevant policies, processes and regulations, as part of the culture.
Relevant business leadership
Regional and Country HR Heads
Global HR Business Partners for CCIB
HR Product owners and specialists
Partners aligned to the relevant business areas in Risk, Legal & Compliance, Finance and COO
Our Ideal Candidate
Strong relationship management, communication, coaching and partnership skills
Willingness to build understanding of the CCIB product businesses, regulatory environment and market dynamics
Experience of designing and delivering an HR agenda in line with Business and People priorities is preferred
Knowledge of change management and driving organisational effectiveness
knowledge and understanding of various HR products and how to implement them across the country and globally is preferred
Knowledge of the latest HR trends, best practices and how to successfully apply them
Apply now to join the Bank for those with big career ambitions.
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