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IMI CIB - Human Resources Manager/VP Level

Date: Jul 21, 2022

Location: London, GB

Company: Intesa Sanpaolo Group

Intesa Sanpaolo is the banking group leader in Italy. Assisting more than 14,6 milion of retail customers through a network of 5360 branches, it significantly supports the development of Companies and gives an important sustain to the country's growth. The Group has a selected retail banking presence in Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and North Africa, with approximately 1,000 branches and 7.2 million customers in 12 countries. Intesa Sanpaolo is also present in 25 countries in support of its corporate customers’ cross-border business. It is looking for new qualify profiles who want to face demanding and challenging career path with the following requirements:

Scope and Purpose

  • Manage disciplinary/grievance/performance management process providing the necessary advice and support to line managers and employees 
  • Provide advice and ensure prompt investigation for all legal related matters
  • Work with the UK & MEA Head of HR, the Compliance function along with the Management, to ensure compliance with all HR policies and regulatory requirements, in particular the Senior Managers and Certification Regime (SMCR).
  • Sign off on all regulatory references (given/received) where flags have been raised and liaise with the Compliance function as appropriate
  • Anticipate the changing HR regulatory requirements and evaluate HR policies and practices changes required. 
  • Project manage HR regulatory/organizational projects 
  • Act as first point of contact for all HR legal or regulatory issues.
  • Manage the background checks process with the support of the HR administrators and HR business partners  to ensure that SMFs and Certified staff are properly screened and to ensure annual rescreening of staff supporting their re-certification as fit and proper. 
  • Manage mandatory training supported by HR Business partners and together with Control Functions and HR colleagues in Head Office.
  • Drive change and optimize local HR processes 
  • Work with the Management and employees to facilitate problems solving 
  • Build solid and trusting relationship with line managers and across the organization and be the first point of contact for all employees relations issues.
  • Support the Head of HR in developing, implementing and overseeing the administration of Employee Relations programs  
  • Manage the recruitment and onboarding process supported by the HR Business partners and together with HR Head Office colleagues
  • Contribute providing information/data, analysis and recommendations to support organizational strategic thinking and direction
  • Establish HR objectives in line with Head of HR remit  and organizational requirements

Required Experience

  • Proven experience in defining HR policies and procedures to ensure employment and work practices demonstrate a thorough understanding of applicable laws and regulations, while also being aware of the company's larger human capital resources objectives
  • Background and proven experience for project managing HR regulatory projects such as Brexit, SMCR 
  • Proven experience in management and application of grievances, disciplinaries and performance management or employee relations issues 
  • HR Experience in international financial services industry

Required Qualifications, Skills and Knowledge

  • Proficient knowledge of UK employment legislation
  • In-depth understanding of the SM&CR regime and the impacts on the HR activity
  • Understanding of banking compensation regulations generally
  • Able to analyse complex information (e.g., legal and regulatory texts)
  • Proven ability to grasp new concepts quickly and a curiosity for learning new things
  • Excellent communications skills; verbal & written
  • Enjoys high volume, fast paced environment
  • Ability to manage projects, good time management and organizational abilities
  • Strong work ethic, attention to detail and an organized approach to tight deadlines and deliver results under pressure
  • A great team-player with a high level of integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality 
  • Educated to Degree level 
  • CIPD qualified or studying towards this qualification
  • Microsoft Office at intermediate/proficiency level
  • Highly organised and self-motivated with a pro-active problem solving attitude.
  • Flexible and able to deliver high standards of work.
  • Committed in all aspects of role.
  • Good interpersonal skills


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