HR Executive Corporate Services in Lagos, Nigeria

at British American Tobacco

Human Resources
Human Resources
Minimum Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1 - 3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
Male or Female

Job Description

To support in implementing people management strategies that would deliver on attracting, developing, managing and retaining talent as well as creating an enabling atmosphere/environment for high performance in the Corporate Services function to meet its short and long term business objectives.


· Improve, embed and standardize Key HR policies and procedures to ensure they are always relevant to current needs; educate line management/employees on these for them to properly understand their objectives and relevance to them and the Company; and ensure they are implemented accordingly.

· Support and enable Growth Strategies by implementing agreed Strategic Leadership Agenda(SLA) deliverables aligned to the Area agenda to support a winning organisation.

· Run/participate in interviews and assessment/development centres and determine assessment and selection tools to ensure effective recruitment and selection.

· Ensure performance objectives of employees are effective by ensuring they are smart, weighted, relevant and have line of sight.

· Act as a professional advisor to employee/management on people issues.

· Ensure grievance and disciplinary procedures and practices are fair and transparent and are carried out accordingly through an active participation.

· Ensure remuneration policies, procedures and practices are applied equitably.

· Actively drive change management for key projects in Corporate Services functions.

· Participate and facilitate Talent Review Meetings(TRM),ensure feedback is provided and TRM decisions are followed through.

· Establish best practice and new developments in HR practices and evaluates their application to British American Tobacco to ensure leading edge stance is maintained.

· Ensure active and visible leadership within the corporate services team supporting the driving of positive culture change that fosters a One winning team spirit and further builds HR credibility within the business.

· Ensure line managers take the development of their teams as top priority.

· Ensure that the work ethic within Corporate Services is driven by the BAT Guiding Principles.

· Encourage line management to use robust communication as a vehicle to build trust, openness and understanding within and across their teams.

· Ensure line management embraces a culture of learning that proactively encourages sharing knowledge, experience etc. within and across teams in order to build possible successors.

· Proactively synergise with the Centre of Excellence to provide the required support with the implementation of people focused initiatives in a bid to increase motivation and enhance performance


    • A minimum of 2 years of HR Generalist Experience in a reputable organisation.
    • Ability to skilfully engage and influence at all levels.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Desirable requirements

  • A detailed knowledge of Nigerian labour law and Nigerian labour custom and practice is fundamental.
  • Be up-to-date on the changing roles of HR in today’s and tomorrow’s workplace.
  • 2 years of specialised experience in Business Partnering will be an added advantage
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