Standard Bank Group is the largest African banking group by assets offering a full range of banking and related financial services.
"Africa is our home, we drive her growth”
Our vision is to be the leading financial services organisation in, for and across Africa, delivering exceptional client experiences and superior value. This sets the prima...
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Build external networks (e.g. ER Forums, Employee Associations, etc) and remain up to date with ER and legislative change/developments and be viewed both internally and externally as an expert in the ER field.
Build internal networks with HRBPs and business stakeholders where required.
Collaborate with HR Legal and Compliance and/or external legal counsel for advice on interpretation of local laws and regulations and ER policies, procedures, cases in-country
Collaborate with Labour Ministries development and application of government policy.
Managing employee-related risk
Provide commentary emerging ER Matters and escalate country ER risks based on trends or any new findings/issues.
Understand current local employment and discrimination law/case developments and be able to anticipate implications for the Bank.
Create and implement suitable actions to mitigate identified risks
Work with HR Legal and external counsel with respect of data disclosure requests, litigation cases and preparation for/ appearance at Labour Court/Employment Tribunal.
Support Education and Training of HR and Line Managers
Together with the Cluster/Regional ER Head proactively support, advise update, educate and train HRBPs and line managers across the ER product areas.
Our Ideal Candidate
Qualifications and Skills
Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences preferably LLB from Recognized University
ER specialist, with a minimum of 5-6 years of work experience.
Proven track record and in-depth experience of ER investigations and case management.
Strong understanding of the local legislative and regulatory landscape
Effective networker and organizational influencer
Ability to clearly and accurately analyse, interpret and communicate relevant and complex information
Good coaching, networking, influencing & negotiating skills.
Ability to assess risk & identify pragmatic solutions in context of conflicting demands.
Ability to develop & gain credibility within the organization in respect of ER expertise.
Role model and champion the Bank’s values and behaviours
Experience in an international professional services/ banking environment.
Proven experience in working in a complex matrix, with demanding and fast paced client groups.
Experience of ER product & policy development.
Involvement in collective ER issues e.g. collective communication & consultation in non-unionized environments, TU/Works Council stakeholder management, collective bargaining, etc