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Chief Talent Management Officer MBA / MSc / MA Job

2024-05-31 08:49   Human Resources   Nigeria   18 views
Job Details

Position Grade: PL3

Position Number: 50105408
The Complex

The People and Talent Management Complex (PTVP), has the overall responsibility for attracting, developing, motivating, and retaining a strong complement of professionals, support staff and contingent staff to deliver the business of the Bank into the future. The PTVP Complex is responsible for ensuring effective systems and controls for people and talent management from talent sourcing to retirement. The PTVP Complex is also responsible for the effective administration of the Bank’s benefit plans (medical and staff retirement) and ensuring the financial sustainability of these plans.

The Hiring Department / Division

The Talent, Performance and Staff Development Department (PTCE) provides strategic leadership in the effective delivery of a range of human resources management functions under the Bank’s People Strategy 2021-2025, namely Talent Management, Performance Management, Recognition, Learning and Career Development. It leads the effort to develop and transform the Bank into a knowledge-driven Bank, promote human resources policies that support talent development, drive a performance-driven culture and ensure the competitiveness of the Bank as the employer of choice for those working on Africa’s growth and development.
The Careers, Learning and Talent Development Division (PTCE.2) embeds a strategic approach to learning, leadership development and career management that contributes to a more effective people and talent management. The Division aspires to build a robust and integrated talent management function to enable the Bank to deliver the best development solutions for its clients by ensuring that it has the right people with the right skills in the right place at the right time. It also aspires to fill in the gap between the current knowledge and skills in the organization and the future required knowledge and skills that will enable the delivery of the Bank’s business.

The Position

Reporting to the Division Manager, Careers, Learning and Talent Development (PTCE.2), the Chief Talent Management Officer oversees the preparation of Bank wide talent management policies, programs, and ensures their successful implementation.
The Chief Talent Management Officer will lead the strategic oversight and execution of the Bank's talent management initiatives. The Chief Talent Management role is pivotal in shaping innovative policies and programs that align with the Bank's dynamic objectives for growth and development.

Key Responsibilities

Under the overall supervision of the Division Manager – Careers, Learning and Talent Development, the Chief Talent Management Officer will undertake the following:

Strategically design and lead the implementation of comprehensive talent management policies and frameworks to foster career growth and enhance organizational capabilities.
Spearhead talent management initiatives such as Talent Councils, job family committees, and comprehensive career development tracks for all staff levels, focusing on equitable opportunities for advancement.
Manage and enhance the Bank's existing programs including mentoring, coaching, internships, and other cutting-edge talent development efforts.
Collaborate with the Recruitment Team to elevate the Bank’s employer brand, ensuring it attracts and retains a diverse and highly skilled workforce.
Partner with the Talent Councils and the Job Families Committees to develop robust succession planning for critical roles, integrating proactive recruitment and targeted skill development strategies.
Develop and advocate for internal promotion policies that boost engagement, job satisfaction, and retention.
Utilize feedback mechanisms such as surveys and exit interviews to inform continuous improvement in talent management practices.
Integrate efforts across various HR functions to ensure a cohesive and comprehensive approach to talent management.
Oversee the selection and management of consultants to ensure the effective delivery of talent management projects.
Provide expert advice to senior management on all aspects of talent management, ensuring alignment with organizational goals and compliance with Bank policies.
Lead a high-performance talent management team, fostering a culture of excellence, innovation, and collaboration.

Competencies (Skills, Experience and Knowledge)

At least a Master’s degree or higher in Human Resources Management, Business Administration, or a related field, with additional certifications in HR or Talent Management highly regarded.
At least seven (7) years of progressive experience in talent management within a large organization or consultancy, with a proven track record in HR transformations.
Demonstrated ability in managing sensitive and confidential matters with the utmost integrity and discretion.
Comprehensive knowledge of contemporary HR practices and a strong strategic outlook on talent management innovations.
Exceptional leadership and organizational change management skills, with a focus on results and efficiency.
Advanced proficiency in creating impactful presentations, strategic reporting, and handling HR information systems.
Excellent communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills, capable of building strong relationships and influencing senior decision-makers.
Robust analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to manage complex projects and multiple priorities effectively.
Fluency in English or French, with a working knowledge of the other language.
Strong IT skills including familiarity with SAP, SharePoint, and standard office software.

Company Description
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is a multilateral development finance institution established to contribute to the economic development and social progress of African countries. The AfDB was founded in 1964 and comprises three entities: The African Development Bank, the African Development... read more Fund and the Nigeria Trust Fund.
The AfDB’s mission is to fight poverty and improve living conditions on the continent through promoting the investment of public and private capital in projects and programs that are likely to contribute to the economic and social development of the region.
The AfDB is a financial provider to African governments and private companies investing in the regional member countries (RMC). While it was originally headquartered in Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire, the Bank's headquarters moved to Tunis, Tunisia, during the civil war in Côte d'Ivoire.