Human Resources (Organizational Development Specialist) at a Leading Microfinance Bank

  • Full Time
  • Lagos

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A leading Microfinance Bank in Nigeria is recruiting an experienced and forward-thinking candidate to fill the position below:

Job Title: Human Resources (Organizational Development Specialist)

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time


Human Resources (Organizational Development Specialist) at a Leading Microfinance Bank


Overview of Position

  • We are seeking an experienced and forward-thinking Human Resources Organizational Development Specialist with 5 – 7 years of expertise to join our dynamic HR team.
  • The OD Specialist will play a pivotal role in designing and implementing strategies to enhance organizational effectiveness, employee engagement, and performance.
  • The ideal candidate will have a deep understanding of organizational development principles, change management, and a passion for fostering a positive workplace culture.

Performance Management:

  • Support the performance management process by assisting in goal setting, conducting performance reviews, and providing guidance on performance improvement plans.
  • Assist in developing strategies for continuous improvement.
  • Performs routine tasks required to administer and execute human resource programs including but not limited to; disciplinary matters; disputes and investigations; performance and talent management; productivity, recognition, and training and development.
  • Organize employee performance reviews
  • Utilize data and assessment outcomes for communication and to make continuous improvements for programs and services

Change Management:

  • Lead and support initiatives that enhance organizational effectiveness, including culture realignment and development
  • Develop and implement change management plans to facilitate smooth transitions and minimize resistance.
  • Partner with line managers to manage organizational change effectively.

Employee Engagement:

  • Design and implement initiatives to enhance employee engagement and satisfaction.
  • Conduct surveys, analyze results, and recommend actions to improve workplace morale.
  • Proactively partners with managers to identify and implement strategies to improve and maintain a positive, inclusive work environment
  • Conduct fact-finding reviews into workplace issues and complaints. Creates action plans to address issues uncovered in reviews.
  • Evaluate the effectiveness of programing, adjusts as needed for continuous program improvement.
  • Establish credibility and trust within the organisation

Leadership Development:

  • Collaborate with departmental leaders to identify leadership development needs.
  • Implement leadership development framework and initiatives
  • Design and implement programs to cultivate leadership skills and succession planning.

Training and Development

  • Identify training needs and coordinate employee training and development programs.
  • Design training plans, budget and curriculums
  • Collaborate with managers to address skill gaps and support career development.
  • Gather and analyze data with useful HR metrics, like time to train and employee turnover rates

Talent Development:

  • Identify skill gaps within the organization and develop training and development programs to address those gaps.
  • Collaborate with departmental leaders to support employee growth.

Team Building:

  • Facilitate team-building activities and workshops to foster collaboration, communication, and a positive team culture.
  • Facilitate culturally responsive and inclusive communications and conflict resolution within work teams.
  • Builds and guides conversations and interventions that lead to productive work teams.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI):

  • Collaborate with HR and leadership to advance DEI initiatives, ensuring an inclusive and equitable workplace.
  • Engage key stakeholders to develop and implement employee professional development programs to support equity, cultural competencies and the ability to interact productively in an increasingly diverse environment.
  • Recommend the development and implementation of metrics to track progress toward milestones that create a climate of inclusion.

Data Analysis:

  • Utilize HR metrics and analytics to assess the impact of organizational development initiatives.
  • Design interactive HR dashboards using data analytics tools like Excel, Power BI, and Tableau etc.
  • Make data-driven recommendations for continuous improvement.
  • Performs other HR related duties as assigned by the Head, HR.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resources, Organizational Development, Psychology, or related fields.
  • Master’s degree in related field is required
  • 5 – 7 years of experience in Human Resources, with a focus on organizational development and change management.
  • Relevant certification is required example CIPM, HRCI, SPHR, CIPD, AIHR
  • Expert use of data analytics tool like Excel and Power BI
  • Strong understanding of organizational development principles, change management methodologies, and best practices.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to effectively convey complex concepts to diverse audiences.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to identify challenges and develop creative solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, execute, and evaluate projects effectively.
  • Ability to work collaboratively with HR colleagues, leadership, and cross-functional teams.
  • Familiarity with HRIS, survey tools, and other technology platforms related to organizational development.

General Required Knowledge:

  • Applicable human resource program management principles, practices, methods, and procedures, including organizational development, Experience in a unionized environment and creating programming in alignment with collectively bargained agreements.
  • Current approaches to address contemporary issues of inclusion, social justice, diversity, access, and equity
  • Best practices for assessing training needs and developing and delivering training content
  • Conflict resolution techniques
  • Application of general HR functions
  • Understands labor laws and disciplinary procedures
  • Understands methods to conduct research and analysis.


Application Closing Date
31st January, 2024.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV and Cover Letters to: recruitment@npfmicrofinancebankplc.ngusing the Job Title as the subject of the email.

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@npfmicrofinancebankplc.ng

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