Monday, August 21, 2017



Job Purpose

The Head manages both hierarchically and technically the Centre of Expertise. The Centre of Expertise advises the business in specific HR areas of expertise (Compensation & Benefits, Talent acquisition, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Learning & Talent Development, HR Analytics) and develops, amends and implements policies, products and services in the respective areas. The Head gives direction to the Centre of Expertise team translating the policies to the daily practice. In line with NMB’s innovative character the Head ensures that the Centre of Expertise stays ahead of developments in the market, continuously looking for best practices in HR and business management. Manages the stakeholders inside and outside NMB keeping the focus on the overall NMB strategy, and compliance.

Together with the other members of the HR Leadership Team, defines the HR strategy and accordingly set the priorities in the HR activities. This includes the development and implementation of products, services and policies.

Main Responsibilities

As part of the HR Leadership Team develop and guard the implement of the HR strategy at NMB.

Develop the strategy for the HR areas of expertise in line with NMB’s strategy and ambitions and complying with the legal framework.

Implement the strategy by translating the same to daily practice, directing the team on the actions for implementation and follow-up the impact on the business with the stakeholders.

Support the Head of HR and other stakeholders within NMB in the HR areas of expertise.

By networking stay abreast of developments within and outside the organisation that may impact the compliance or effectiveness of the approach to the HR areas of expertise, in line with NMB’s innovative character.

Hierarchically and functionally manage the Centre of Expertise, supports the staff professional development.


In-depth understanding of the technicalities within the HR areas of expertise.

Good insight into NMB’s strategy and demands related to HR.

Extensive experience in managing and developing a team of HR professionals and areas of expertise.

Experience in strategy development and implementation, translation to daily practice with a team and assessment of impact in the business.

Thorough and up to date understanding of the legal requirements in the field of the HR expertise.

Focus on demand management (internal clients and their needs)

Stakeholder management at executive level.

Qualifications and Experience

Master’s Degree in HR or business field.

A HR certification will be an added advantage.

10+ years of experience in HR of which 5 years managing a team of 5+ staff, developing and implementing HR strategy, policies, processes for Compensation & Benefits, Talent acquisition, Governance, Risk and Compliance, Learning & Talent Development, HR Analytics.

Preferably 3 years of experience in the financial services industry.

Location: Head Office