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Standard Chartered Bank: HR Relationship Manager, Consumer Banking – West Africa

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Standard Chartered PLC is a leading international bank, listed on the London, Hong Kong and Mumbai stock exchanges. It has operated for over 150 years in some of the world’s most dynamic markets and earns more than 90 per cent of its income and profits in Asia, Africa and the Middle East. This geographic focus and commitment to developing deep relationships with clients and customers has driven the Bank’s growth in recent years.

With 1,700 offices in 70 markets, Standard Chartered offers exciting and challenging international career opportunities for around 85,000 staff. It is committed to building a sustainable business over the long term and is trusted worldwide for upholding high standards of corporate governance, social responsibility, environmental protection and employee diversity. The Bank’s heritage and values are expressed in its brand promise, Here for good.

Job Title: HR Relationship Manager, Consumer Banking – West Africa (Nigeria based)

Job Description

Why Standard Chartered?

70,000 reasons why we are a different kind of bank
Standard Chartered, the worlds best international bank, leading the way in Asia, Africa and the Middle East

The role holder is responsible for driving bottom-line business performance through creating an effective, efficient organisation where maximising engaging employees is at the heart of every interaction
•Act as a catalyst, stimulating high engagement through great manager behaviours – including appropriate configuration of people product and processes – which ensure employee needs are satisfied and managers and employees are playing to their strengths
•Live the commitments of our Here for good brand promise, acting as a role-model for others. Relentlessly focus our people on the Bank’s values and the behaviours associated with upholding them
•The primary areas of responsibility include Consumer Banking and the geographical responsibilities would extend (countries – Nigeria, Ghana, Sierra Leone, Cameroon, Cote divoire, Gambia)The role holder would be expected to implement a Strategic People Agenda (SPA) for their areas of responsibility

Key Roles & Responsibilities

Proactively form credible relationships to influence and make a difference to the people agendas and to the people within Consumer Bank
•Proactively coach leadership teams/Mancos within their area of responsibility both as a team and as individuals to drive business performance through high engagement
•Support line managers in configuring and deploying Group people policies, products and processes to drive engagement thereby driving business performance
Ensure a robust talent pipeline to meet the future needs of the functions through managers identifying developing and appropriately stretching talent at every level
Support the continuous review of the Consumung Banking (CB) operating model for alignment to the business strategy using all available data to assess effectiveness and demonstrate proactivity in surfacing and securing resolution to points of misalignment
Collaborate with Business and Country HR colleagues on all products: bi-annual performance reviews, engagement surveys & Talent Mgt to agree stakeholder engagement, drive functional strategies, processes and messages at the Country level.
Collaborate with colleagues across HR (including specialists and HR Shared Servuce Centre) to ensure continuous improvement in the function
•Support the continuous review of the CB operating model for its cost efficiency and demonstrate proactively in surfacing and securing improvements

Qualifications & Skills

Experience of being an HR Relationship Manager at a country level with a multi-national organisation
Understanding of Consumer Banking including key products, key roles, Operating Model and Strategic Agenda
Ability to understand financials (e.g. interpreting financial statements, budgeting, project accounting)
Ability to implement a Strategic People Agenda
Understanding of the various HR products and how to implement them within a country/region (e.g. engagement, performance management) to address business issues
Understanding and practical experience of managing Employee Relations activities e.g., managing redundancies, grievances & disciplinary process and external litigation.

Skills
Uses knowledge, communication and relationship skills to positively influence key business decisions
Forms effective relationships with key Stakeholders
Ability to stand up for what is right, in the face of adversity
Excellent communication : clear oral and written skills; effective questioning and active listening
Strong facilitation & coaching skills

Behaviours
Strong work orientation, taking ownership to deliver on time every time.
Embraces the Matrix
Assertive, tenacious and willing to challenge when required
Proactive, takes the initiative and effectively deals with resistance
Trusted, credible partner
“Role models” the values and demonstrates a strong moral compass in all decision making
Highly driven and inquisitive setting stretching goals for self and continually pushing for results
Ability to sell ideas, flexing approach for different audiences
Strong team orientation, working effectively in virtual International teams
Enjoys challenges and strives to Continuously Improve the Way we Work

In compliance with the National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Act of 2004, all applicants should ensure that they have completed the mandatory NYSC programme. A discharge certificate will be required as evidence of completion of the programme. Where an exemption has been granted, a certificate of exemption will also be required.

How To Apply

You can search and view current opportunities across our organisation and apply immediately by registering or logging in to our careers website www.standardchartered.com/careers. To help speed up your application, please note the following:

– You will need to log in (or register if you are visiting our careers site for the first time) before you can apply for a specific role

– Some roles may require you to undertake an online talent assessment in addition to completing the application form (to facilitate this process it is preferable that you provide us with an email address as part of your contact information)
– We will ask you about your education, career history and skills and experience, it may be helpful to have this information to hand when completing your application

It usually takes 15 – 20 minutes to complete the application form; you can save your application at any time and return to complete it at your convenience.

Closing Dates

The closing date for applications is 01/09/2012. Please note all closing dates are given in Hong Kong time (GMT + 8 hours). We aim to respond to successful applicants within four weeks and will keep a record or your application in our database so that we can contact you when suitable vacancies arise in future.

Diversity & Inclusion

Standard Chartered is committed to diversity and inclusion. We believe that a work environment which embraces diversity will enable us to get the best out of the broadest spectrum of people to sustain strong business performance and competitive advantage. By building an inclusive culture, each employee can develop a sense of belonging, and have the opportunity to maximise their personal potential.

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Nigeria: List Of Small Scale Businesses You Can Start With N10,000 (Video)

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Having a sustainable income is very essential for you to survive in Nigeria. With unemployment rate on the rise in the country, you might want to look for alternatives to make ends meet. Setting up a business venture might be the next step. With a minimum of N10,000, you can find something worth doing. All you need is the right information from the right source then you are good to go.

I guess you’re wondering what type of small scale business you can start up with such a small budget. This is where Information Nigeria comes in. Stay with us as we bring to you five business ideas you can start with a capital of N10,000.

1. Snacks making business:

This is a lucrative business in the country and it is one of the fastest ways to get returns on your money. A snack is a small service of food which is usually eaten between meals. In Nigeria, we have snacks like puff puff, akara, doughnut, chin-chin, meat pie, fish rolls and so on. I know you might have your reservations but people have shared their testimonies about how they were able to become successful from engaging in this type of small scale business. There are people who were even brought up by hard-working mothers, who fried Akara balls and puff puff by the roadside. You require very little capital to start the business but you need to find a good location to attract more customers. Learning how to make these snacks is also important and you need to be consistent.

2. Starting up an Indomie joint:

Food is a necessity because people need it to survive. Also, keep in mind that you can’t cater to the needs of everyone but you can make your mark. You need to buy a stove, pots, serving plates, spoons and forks, a carton of noodles and so on. Your culinary skills might also come in handy because you need to come up with different recipes.  You also need to set up your business at a populated location and ensure that the place is neat.

3. Okrika or bend down select:

This is a thriving business in the country due to the tough economy, You can set up the business of selling recycled clothes to people. Just like food, clothes are also a basic need because we wear them every day to cover our nakedness and we are always in need of new ones. Some people prefer okrika because they are durable and cheaper. A low-income earner wouldn’t be caught at a boutique as they would rather opt for clothes that are not very expensive. You could make use of social media to advertise your business and you also need to be creative. You don’t need to own a shop before you start selling and it is a business that will last. You could put in additional effort when you get the clothes by washing and ironing them to make them presentable.

4. Selling of recharge cards:

We consider this business idea as one of the best cause it doesn’t require much energy to set up. You can buy a certain amount of card, sell and promote your business online and also in your neighbourhood, place of worship, among others.

5. Running errands for people:

If you love shopping then this is your best option. Running errands for people is a great way to earn cool cash because not many people enjoy doing this and they would rather let someone else run them. Just like the name implies, you run errands for people and you get paid to do them. Some errand runners offer packages to their customers, which come with a fixed rate.

 Offering packages help you get money in advance and it lets you know well ahead of time how much work you can expect. If your errands involve lots of driving then you can consider charging for mileage as well.

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SEO Specialist Vacancy at Techhive Africa

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Techhive Africa is a different kind of digital agency. We specialise in using data analytics to connect brands and SMEs across Africa with their target audience. 

Our platforms have over 5 million cumulative social media followers, over 3 million monthly unique visitors and are some of the most visible in Nigeria.

We are currently looking for a talented and creative individual to fill the position below:

Job Title: Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) Specialist

Location: Lagos

Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

The SEO Specialist will have the following responsibilities:

  • Lead the SEO strategy of our platforms.
  • Work with the content team to ensure content is created in the most effective ways
  • Develop effective link building strategies
  • Review website performance with data tools and look for enhancement opportunities
  • Craft strategies to improve user engagement and time spent on the website.

Job Qualifications

  • Graduate with a B.Sc or HND from any Tertiary institution
  • At least two (2) years working experience in SEO or a related role
  • Experience with SEO tools, keyword research, link analysis and data analytics
  • Highly motivated and target driven, with a proven track record in traffic growth

Application Details

  • Send an email with your CV attached to info@techhive.africa
  • The subject of the mail should be: ‘Application for SEO Specialist Position’
  • The body of the mail should detail in the best way possible why you are the best candidate for the job.
  • Application Deadline is: 27th September 2020

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Job Vacancy For Entertainment Writer At Information Nigeria

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Marketing Job Vacancy in Lagos

Information Nigeria, a leading Nigerian news portal with over 5 million social media followers, is looking to employ a content writer with a focus on entertainment.

Job Title: Content Writer (Entertainment)
Location: Lagos

Responsibilities:

The writer will be based around Yaba and its environs and shall report entertainment news, daily.

Requirements:
– A minimum of one-year Journalism experience with hands-on skills in New Media.
– Reportorial skills are essential.
– Good knowledge of global entertainment industry is an added advantage.

– The candidate should:

  • Be a fresh graduate with a good command of English
  • Have a passion for writing.
  • Be able to present information in a creative and user-friendly manner.
  • Be able to work in a team
  • Have good communication skills
  • Have an understanding of writing for the web/internet.

How to Apply:
All applicants should send CV and work samples to editor@informationnigeria.org with the position applied for as the subject of the e-mail.

Application Deadline is: 13th September 2019

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