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Wema Bank Plc – Widely reputed as the longest surviving and most resilient indigenous bank in Nigeria, Wema Bank Plc has over the years, diligently offered a fully-fledged range of value-adding banking and financial advisory services to the Nigerian public.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Head, Total Rewards & Employee Experience

Location: Nigeria
Job Type: Full-time
Specialization(s): Human Resources

Job Summary

  • Ensure that an equitable, robust, and competitive reward systems that can attract the best talents into the Bank is put in place hence supporting performance and improvement through the workforce
  • Manage the unit that is responsible to provide employee engagement, communication and involvement and provide Employee Reps Relations management to ensure industrial harmony and a positive culture

Job Description
Total Rewards Management

  • Design, review and implement of total rewards policies/strategy for the bank
  • Ensure that the so designed policy/strategy is motivating enough to propel staff to higher performance
  • Conduct of total rewards survey of bench marked banks periodically to ensure that ours does not fall below the industry average
  • Process of all staff welfare loan schemes and ensure that the department never exceeds the approved limit
  • Supervise the Pension and Exit Processing sub-unit and processing of severance benefits
  • Prompt processing of Pensioners’ payroll every month

Employee Experience Management

  • Ensure a Bank wide industrial harmony i.e., Zero industrial strikes by maintaining good relations between employees and management
  • Provide management to all employee relations representatives and change agents bank wide to ensure congruence with goals and objectives of the Bank
  • Manage the unit that is responsible to provide employee engagement, communication and involvement and provide Employee Reps Relations management to ensure industrial harmony and a positive culture.

HR Strategy:

  • Lead for implementing and overseeing an efficient, quality driven total rewards and employee experience strategies with a consistent, transparent, and cost-effective processes.
  • Manage the bank’s overall total rewards & employee experience strategy and contribute to long term financial and work force objectives.
  • Develops innovative total rewards & employee experience strategies and procedures and ensures that there is a consistent and positive employee experience, which increases the prospects of acquisition and retention of talent for the business.
  • Delivers analytical reports on the results, impacts, and cost-effectiveness of the current total rewards & employee experience strategies and uses this information to identify trends and adjust the reward and employee experience strategies to optimize the impact of the team.

People management:

  • Monitor, coach and guide the Total Rewards & Employee Experience team.
  • Effectively delegates authority and responsibility, in line with business objectives, to ensure the empowerment, motivation and effectiveness of all direct and indirect reports.
  • Promotes a culture where the values of the Bank are seen to be ‘alive’


  • Qualification: BSc / MSc in Human Resources or relevant field
  • Professional Qualification: CIPM or SPHR is a plus
  • Work Experience: 8-12 years in core HR experience or in a similar role
  • Ability to lead continuous organisational change and development.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to present clear, well-structured reports and briefs.
  • The ability to build good relationships and partnerships with key influencers across the organisation.
  • The ability to make logical, well-balanced and reasoned decisions.
  • Able to proactively develop team dynamics and performance, ensuring quality standards are consistently achieved.
  • A commitment to people development and the organisational values and behaviours that underpins the culture and value of the Bank.
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Ability to deliver projects to plan, and cost and quality.
  • Emotional resilience.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.

Application Closing Date
17th December, 2021.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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