British American Tobacco HR Business Partner - Marketing Jobs in Kenya

British American Tobacco HR Business Partner - Marketing Jobs in Kenya


  • British American Tobacco has a great opportunity for an HR Business Partner - Marketing to join our team in Nairobi.

  • Our new colleague will cover the Trade Marketing & Distribution Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda and Somali/Somaliland.

    Purpose Statement

  • As Business Partner, drive the delivery of the HR-Business aligned focus areas - attracting the best, investing in leaders, leadership for change & empowering the organisation

  • Facilitate the provision of effective and efficient HR tools, systems, processes & policies whilst ensuring an adequate level of their understanding by employees

  • Lead and facilitate change, based on initiatives arising from business transformations whilst supporting the business with embedding the desired culture: energised collaborative & agile

  • Provide professional advice and support to relevant business managers ensuring appropriate people management solutions are delivered

    Key Accountabilities

  • Deliver the HR-business aligned areas of focus within the markets in scope – attracting the best, investing in leaders, leadership for change, empowering the organisation

  • Contribute to business planning activities for the function, identifying and directing HR priorities, ensuring relevant interventions are planned and executed

  • Deliver and provide guidance on all people decisions, in order to enhance team performance, motivation & embed the energised, collaborative & agile culture

  • Lead and facilitate change and change management interventions timely and with minimal disruptions to business operations

  • Deliver on all legacy issues that relate to people timely and in accordance to the employment legislation

  • Enhance an optimal business partnership & stakeholder management between Line Managers and HR, ensuring an integrated business approach

  • Implement leadership development interventions to ensure that all employees are fully conversant with leadership capabilities and operating at the right passages

  • Develop strong networks across functions within and outside East Africa such as Global Based Services GBS HR and leverage
    on synergies to ensure minimum duplication of efforts

  • Ensure consistent and regular benchmarking with comparator companies

  • Ensure good Supplier management through regular reviews

  • Lead coordinator for headcount reporting and people cost

  • This position will have a critical role to play in ensuring that the organisation has the most optimal structure and best talent to deliver its objectives.

  • It will be critical for the Business Partner to ensure comprehensive knowledge of functional priorities and to be actively involved in the delivery of those priorities.

  • The Business partner will be expected to apply themselves in the role to enable employees embrace change and exude a culture of energised, collaborative & agile.

    Knowledge, Skills and Experience

  • Degree holder in any business field with HR post qualification – candidates from other disciplines with relevant experience are encouraged to apply

  • At least 4 years of mid-level HR managerial experience within a busy environment

  • Learning agility, ability to work with minimal supervision and delivery within tight timelines

  • Strong influencing, communication & stakeholder management capabilities

  • Highly organised, structured in approach, ambitious, courageous and resilient

  • Ability to manage pressure and coping with a changing environment

  • Project Management skills and experience in working with Unions would be an added advantage

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; British American Tobacco HR Business Partner - Marketing Jobs in Kenya


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