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APMEA West Area is opening recruitment for Area Talent & OE Manager role based in Islamabad, Pakistan. 

  • Job Title: Area Talent & Organisational Effectiveness Manager
  • Job Grade: Grade 35
  • Reports To: Area Head of Talent, OE & Inclusion
  • Function: Human Resources
  • Location: Pakistan, Islamabad

Role Purpose: 

  • To develop and implement key strategic talent objectives consistently across all functions in APMEA West (Middle East, Pakistan, North Africa, Central Asia and Caucasus) in-line with BAT Global and Regional Talent, Organisational Effectiveness & Inclusion strategy reinforcing the BAT vision, values & ethos.
  • To build a winning environment in the organisation with effective talent, change, wellbeing and inclusion strategies to maximise business opportunity across the Area. 
  • The Area Talent & OE Manager is a strategic centre of excellence role able to drive Area scale talent initiatives. 
  • It’s a hybrid role servicing Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) and APMEA West Area. 
  • The role sits on the PTC HR Leadership Team. 

Key Accountabilities: 

  • Contribute to the development and realisation of Area Talent strategies and plans fully integrated with the BAT Regional & Global Talent, OE & Inclusion strategy, which ensure the optimal deployment and execution. 
  • To drive PTC Talent strategy that promotes PTC vision and mission aligned with APMEA West ambition and continually meets the needs of the organisation’s strategic plan and long-term talent goals. 
  • As a member of the PTC HR Leadership Team contribute in development of the people strategy, then partner with area / functional / country leadership teams in delivering on people strategy at appropriate levels.
  • To support APMEA West Area Talent Review Meetings focusing on talent insights, succession planning, performance and capability development. 
  • Drive PTC diversity agenda. 
  • Support Area Head of Talent by providing insights and foresights to drive APMEA West inclusion, talent and leadership agenda (may include pay equity, wellness, productivity research). 
  • Turn data into insights to identify risks / gaps / opportunities, and work with shared services for improvement. 
  • Drive employer reputation & employer brand within APMEA West Area in order to attract and retain the best Talent.
  • Ensure robust and compliant talent management process aligned with BAT Global standards inclusive of Talent Review Meetings, Performance Calibration, Diversity & Inclusion Targets, Learning & Development KPIs. 

Knowledge, Skills and Expertise
•    HR professional with tertiary qualification
•    3-5 years of proven track record in HR or Talent and mid career level
•    Experience & knowledge of leading edge/current HR practices & thinking
•    Think strategically as well as sufficiently operational to deliver results
•    Working in a multi/above market environment would be an added advantage
•    Problem solving capability by analysing issues from different perspectives and drawing sound inferences from available data and then proposing workable solutions.
•    Agile in leading change and innovation.
•    Uses insight and foresight to drive decisions (data fluency)
•    Ability to influence and create buy-in from senior stakeholder
•    Excellent leadership, interpersonal and communication skills



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