Stanbic wins HR awards, reaffirmed leading employer brand



Stanbic IBTC has won five of nine awards at the HR People Magazine Awards 2018, held in Lagos.
The five awards are Best Training, Learning & Development Strategy 2017; Outstanding Employee Engagement Strategy 2017; Employer of Choice 2017 in Large Corporate Category; HR Manager of the Year 2017, and HR Champion of the Year 2017, which was awarded to the Group Chief Executive of the bank for outstanding commitment to growing people at the organisation.
According to HR People Magazine, the organisers, the awards are evidence-based and the criteria used to select winners include a demonstrable and effective strategy to drive the HR touch points in all the award categories, ability to show consistent best practice implementation within the organisation, evidence-based programmes and the impact of these programmes on the organisation.
It said emphasis on was placed employee retention, client testimonials and organisation’s reputation throughout the business and wider community, employee engagement and productivity levels, among other criteria.
Performance was judged over the period covering January through to December 2017.
Chief Executive, Stanbic IBTC Holdings Plc, Mr. Yinka Sanni, stated that winning five awards is testament to Stanbic IBTC’s strategy of growing a responsible, disciplined and highly-productive workforce.
His words: “It also reinforces the company’s strong management, systems and its leadership in the financial services industry.”
Speaking on the rationale for the awards, Editor-in-Chief, HR People Magazine, Dapo Saheed, said the awards were instituted to celebrate individuals and organisations that have invested in their workforce and are committed to strategies that help to engender best practices in HR and efficient business outcomes.