Head, Learning & Development in Lagos, Nigeria

at Stanbic IBTC Bank

Banking / Financial Services
Minimum Qualification
Required Experience
3 - 5 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

Job ID: 17361
Lagos Island

Job Purpose

  • The Head Learning and Development’s role is to support the overall business strategy and help the business grow through it employees leveraging Learning & Development initiatives.

Key Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • Lead and deliver the learning and development strategy which supports StanbicIBTC’s vision and aids the flexibility and growth of the business.
  • Manage all aspects of the learning and development cycle including; learning needs analysis, creating Learning and Development plans and budgets, design, delivery and evaluation of learning interventions.
  • Design and deliver appropriate training interventions in-house and with third parties, using a variety of training solutions, e.g. workshops, webinars, coaching, e-learning and action learning for employees at all levels
  • Ensure all training activities and materials meet with relevant organisational, statutory and regulatory requirements and effectively address business requirements.
  • Partner with Business leaders, L&D colleagues and HC Business Partners to identify and drive a comprehensive learning strategy for StanbicIBTC
  • Lead a team of internal L&D consultants and develop a plan with trusted partners to meet the needs of the business
  • Plan departmental/functional training budgets, forecast costs and delegate numbers as required by organisational planning and budgeting systems.
  • Assess relevant training needs for staff individuals and organisation, in consultation with departmental heads, including assessment methods and measurement systems entailed.
  • Stay informed as to relevant skill and qualifications levels required by staff for effective performance, and circulate requirements and relevant information to the organisation as appropriate.
  • Produce organisational strategy and plans to meet training and development needs, and manage training delivery, measurement and follow-up as necessary.
  • Identify, select and manage external training and accreditation bodies, agencies and providers necessary to deliver required training to appropriate standards.
  • Effectively manage the Learning Academy to achieve efficient training attendance and delivery.
  • Monitor and report on activities, costs, performance, etc, as required.
  • Develop self, and maintain knowledge in relevant field at all times.

Preferred Qualification and Experience

  • B.Sc Social Sciences
  • Post graduate qualification
  • SHRM/CIPM or CIPD in Learning & Development


  • Thrives in a fast paced, results-oriented environment requiring a high degree of flexibility whilst retaining business disciplines.
  • Previous experience of managing training in across multiple business units at a senior level for at least three (3) years.
  • Previous Financial Services industry experience.
  • Previous experience of managing a team and working alongside multiple departments.
  • Experience of managing and implementing innovative training & development  projects.

Knowledge/Technical Skills/Expertise

  • Understanding instructional design principles.
  • Understanding of learning methodologies
  • Understanding of learning needs analysis.
  • Creation of training programs.


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