HR Advisor – Guaranty Trust Holding Company (GTCO)

Job Description

Supervisory Responsibilities

This position has no direct supervisory responsibilities but does serve as a coach and mentor for other positions in the department.


  • Provide an efficient, effective, and customer-focused HR service which supports all aspects of an employee’s relationship and engagement with Guaranty Trust, including recruitment, terms and conditions of employment, and training and development activities.
  • Develop and implement creative and innovative sourcing strategies and techniques to build a pipeline of exceptional talent.
  • Build effective working relationships with staff at all levels, providing advice and guidance on a range of HR policies and HR related issues to support understanding and ensure effective communication of good HR practices.
  • Build relationships with managers at all levels and develop a good understanding of their work so as to be able to act as a true business partner
  • Monitoring, reviewing and updating all HR policies and ensuring these are in line with current legislation and industry benchmarks
  • Responsibility for the implementation of all HR policies, ensuring that all HR issues are dealt with within the timescales set out in the procedures
  • Support the development of strong communication and feedback channels with all staff and through a variety of mechanisms to support employee engagement
  • Ensure all data on manual and computerised records is accurate and up to date and provide accurate and timely reports as and when required

Required Skills/Abilities

  • Must be well organized and able to juggle multiple tasks, and action-orientated, who meets deadlines and makes it happen.
  • Must have ability to build and maintain relationships and work confidently with people at all levels
  • Must possess an enthusiastic and approachable personality.
  • Must be an excellent communicator (written and verbal) with the ability to earn trust and credibility.
  • Must have ability to influence, network, negotiate, counsel and mediate
  • Must have ability to demonstrate a high degree of confidentiality
  • Must have ability to work independently and take initiative, but also must be enthusiastic team player.
  • Must be willing to accept responsibility and make decisions based on experience, education and understanding of business needs and culture

Education and Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years previous experience in a Generalist HR role, with a proven track record in working as a HR Business Partner or Snr Consultant to deliver contemporary HR practices.
  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or social sciences.
  • Experience designing, developing, and supporting organization-wide programs that cover performance management, talent development, coaching, succession planning, data analytics, and relationship management.
  • Previous experience in capturing metrics and producing various employment reports.
  • Experience in different avenues for talent acquisition e.g., social media, networking, employee referrals, job postings, as well as conducting open houses and virtual job fairs.
  • Professional certification in Human Capital from any of Chartered Institute of Personnel Management (CIPM) Nigeria, Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Chartered Institute of Personnel Development (CIPD) UK
  • Experience in financial services or management consultancy, a plus
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