HR Business Partner
Standard Chartered Bank
Bangalore, India, Asia
5d ago

HR Business Partner-(2200008188)

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Ongoing About Standard Chartered We're an international bank, nimble enough to act, big enough for impact. For more than 160 years, we've worked to make a positive difference for our clients, communities, and each other.

We question the status quo, love a challenge and enjoy finding new opportunities to grow and do better than before. If you're looking for a career with purpose and you want to work for a bank making a difference, we want to hear from you.

You can count on us to celebrate your unique talents. And we can't wait to see the talents you can bring us.

Our purpose, to drive commerce and prosperity through our unique diversity, together with our brand promise, to be here for good are achieved by how we each live our valued behaviours.

When you work with us, you'll see how we value difference and advocate inclusion. Together we :

  • Do the right thing and are assertive, challenge one another, and live with integrity, while putting the client at the heart of what we do
  • Never settle, continuously striving to improve and innovate, keeping things simple and learning from doing well, and not so well
  • Be better together, we can be ourselves, be inclusive, see more good in others, and work collectively to build for the long term
  • In line with our Fair Pay Charter, we offer a competitive salary and benefits to support your mental, physical, financial and social wellbeing.

  • Core bank funding for retirement savings, medical and life insurance, with flexible and voluntary benefits available in some locations
  • Time-off including annual, parental / maternity (20 weeks), sabbatical (12 weeks maximum) and volunteering leave (3 days), along with with minimum global standards for annual and public holiday, which is combined to 30 days minimum
  • Flexible working options based around home and office locations, with flexible working patterns
  • Proactive wellbeing support through Unmind, a market-leading digital wellbeing platform, development courses for resilience and other human skills, global Employee Assistance Programme, sick leave, mental health first-aiders and all sorts of self-help toolkits
  • A continuous learning culture to support your growth, with opportunities to reskill and upskill and access to physical, virtual and digital learning
  • Being part of an inclusive and values driven organisation, one that embraces and celebrates our unique diversity, across our teams, business functions and geographies - everyone feels respected and can realise their full potential.
  • Recruitment assessments - some of our roles use assessments to help us understand how suitable you are for the role you've applied to.

    If you are invited to take an assessment, this is great news. It means your application has progressed to an important stage of our recruitment process.

    Role Responsibilities

    The role is accountable for strategic leadership in driving people agenda for business team across GBS hubs. The role partners with the relevant senior managers, business heads, functional heads and stakeholder to drive and enable sustainable business performance.

    Identify people-related risks; proactively develop and implement solutions to mitigate or resolve for the business.


  • Create and develop an efficient, effective organisation through business partnering where maximising performance and engagement is central in order to mitigate people-related risks and enhance capability.
  • Ensure high performance and consistent delivery of the relevant people agenda across business through building effective working relationships with business stakeholders and relevant HR CoEs.
  • Manage people processes to ensure levels of capabilities and performance satisfy current and future requirements of the business
  • Ensure that HR agenda for the business is well aligned with the Global HR agenda.
  • Deliver appropriate and relevant HR advice to business, ensuring that this is aligned to the overarching business strategy, governance processes and risk appetite.
  • Identify, prioritise and build organisational capabilities, processes and behaviours to drive the business wide strategy
  • Continuously review the relevant operating models to align these with the overall business strategy and organisation design principles, using all available data to assess effectiveness, demonstrating proactively in surfacing and securing resolution to points of misalignment
  • Proactively deliver people expectations in terms of development, career progression
  • Find meaningful solutions to people related challenges in the business
  • Deliver on location strategy for the business that includes, headcount ramp up, culture assimilation between locations for optimum efficiency
  • Build credible managerial & leadership capability through structured interventions such as development programs, coaching, mentoring etc.,
  • Execution of organizational plans and programs in areas such as Performance Reviews, Talent Management, Change & Transformation initiatives
  • Champion employee engagement initiatives along with business managers
  • Maintain critical people data & information with confidentiality as required
  • Demonstrate the highest standards of conduct in all interactions
  • Facilitate complex people issues for resolution in line with company policy and local laws
  • Business Partnering

  • Proactively form credible relationships to influence business managers in taking relevant decision-making to take more effective decisions around people matters
  • Support, engage with and coach relevant stakeholders in configuring and deploying people policies, processes and products processes to drive business performance and engagement
  • Act as a change agent and key enabler to help drive global and specific change initiatives with stakeholders and wider teams
  • Drive and coordinating ad hoc projects and deliverables that relate to the people agenda
  • Drive business wide performance and measurement requirements to support business deliverables
  • Lead Business People Forums for the business, in line with business needs
  • Collaborate with relevant HR stakeholders on all people related matters across to drive consistency of functional strategies, processes and messages within business.
  • Represent and champion HR in all interactions with business stakeholders, and in turn represent the business’ agenda and priorities to the wider HR Community as well as providing insight and context into HR product and process design and development.
  • Processes

  • Support key HR processes such as P3, Talent Forums, OD reviews and restructuring activities
  • Prepare and analyse HR dashboards to proactively highlight and mitigate areas of concern as well as identify focus areas such as attrition, headcount and productivity
  • Ensure timely and periodic submission of people-related MI along with insights, to key forums
  • People and Talent

  • Lead the business team to deliver specific projects and deliverables, as determined by the HR and the business’ scorecard
  • Lead by example, building the appropriate culture and values, using effective leadership, coaching and engagement
  • Set appropriate tone and expectations for the COE team and work in collaboration with relevant stakeholders, including risk and control partners.
  • Employ, engage and retain high quality people.
  • Develop and embed a high-performance culture with specific focus on capability, effectiveness and productivity
  • Develop talent to ensure a high-quality succession pipeline at all levels and sponsor ongoing development activities that focus on the identified high performing and high potential individuals within the businesses
  • Focus on inter-region and global talent opportunities and pipelines for business
  • Risk Management

  • Support HoHRs in coordinating major thematic risk & control responses within business / function / country as part of the global process
  • Understand the risk and control environment in HR’s area of responsibility, driving rectification, as required
  • Understand and help manage the people-related risk profile including operational and reputational risk, to Group Standards
  • Provide oversight of complex employee relations issues involving senior people, significant litigation, and high profile business issues
  • Support the effective implementation of the Risk Management framework within the role remit
  • Ensure effective processes are in place to identify, manage, monitor and report risk
  • Governance

  • Embed the Group’s values and code of conduct as it relates to the role remit to ensure that adherence with the highest standards of ethics, and compliance with relevant policies, processes and regulations among employees form part of the culture of Business / Function / Country .
  • Engage with relevant audit report findings across products and ensure feedback is acted upon
  • Understand and ensure compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations and guidelines are adhered in role delivery.
  • Take personal responsibility for understanding the risk and compliance requirements of the role. Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk and compliance matters.
  • Regulatory & Business Conduct

  • Display exemplary conduct and live by the Group’s Values and Code of Conduct.
  • Take personal responsibility for embedding the highest standards of ethics, including regulatory and business conduct, across Standard Chartered Bank.
  • This includes understanding and ensuring compliance with, in letter and spirit, all applicable laws, regulations, guidelines and the Group Code of Conduct.

  • Lead the Business / Function to achieve the outcomes set out in the Bank’s Conduct Principles : The Right Environment.
  • Effectively and collaboratively identify, escalate, mitigate and resolve risk, conduct and compliance matters.
  • Global HoHR
  • Business Leaders in Business / Function / Country
  • HR Specialist Delivery & Operations colleagues
  • COEs
  • Lead, Strategic Initiatives
  • Other Responsibilities

  • Embed Here for good and the Group’s brand and values within the role’s remit
  • Perform other responsibilities assigned under Group, Country, Business or Functional policies and procedures
  • Our Ideal Candidate

  • Academic or Professional Education / Qualifications : Degree or professional qualification preferred
  • Licences and Certifications / accreditations : Not Applicable
  • Professional Memberships : Not Applicable
  • Bank training : Not Applicable
  • Languages : English, any other language required for the role
  • Prior HRBA / HRBP experience is preferred
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