Talent, Learning and Diversity Advisor

Location UK / UK

Job Type Permanent full-time, TemporaryContract

Salary Not disclosed

Updated 1 day ago

Reference 1384869

 Job Description

Our team’s aim is to advance a culture in which people can thrive and contribute to the future success of Citi.

About Citi:


Citi, the leading global bank, has approximately 200 million customer accounts and does business in more than 160 countries and jurisdictions. Citi provides consumers, corporations, governments and institutions with a broad range of financial products and services, including consumer banking and credit, corporate and investment banking, securities brokerage, transaction services, and wealth management. Our core activities are safeguarding assets, lending money, making payments and accessing the capital markets on behalf of our clients.


Citi’s Mission and Value Proposition  explains what we do and Leadership Standards explain how we do it. Our mission is to serve as a trusted partner to our clients by responsibly providing financial services that enable growth and economic progress. We strive to earn and maintain our clients’ and the public’s trust by constantly adhering to the highest ethical standards and making a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Leadership Standards is a common set of skills and expected behaviours that illustrate how our employees should work every day to be successful, and strengthens our ability to execute against our strategic priorities.



EMEA Talent, Learning and Diversity team: Our team’s aim is to advance a culture in which people can thrive and contribute to the future success of Citi. We focus our attention on projects and activities that help people:

  • Get it: Expand mind-set and develop capabilities to ensure they are equipped to thrive now and in a rapidly changing world
  • Spot it: Create opportunities for progression, identify those with potential and manage and develop talent for now and in the future
  • Spread it: Encourage an inclusive, diverse environment and share Talent, Learning and Diversity messages that help people feel engaged, supported and connected


EMEA TLD Advisory team: The TLD Advisory team consult across the EMEA franchise, aiming to maximize organizational performance to meet current and future business objectives. 


We are responsible for understanding the performance needs and opportunities of our businesses and identifying  the appropriate solutions, frameworks and best practices, in full partnership and collaboration with relevant business partners, HR and regional/global TLD colleagues.


We are embracing a digital and growth mindset, owning our own development and leveraging the power and breadth of Citi’s diverse talent as we aspire to be the best for our clients and each other.



Role Description and Key Responsibilities

  • Form close, collaborative and trusted relationships with business leaders, HR partners and regional/global TLD team members – ensuring strong, proactive communication links exist to all stakeholders
  • Engage all stakeholders in the EMEA TLD strategy, through a genuine passion for what we do and the opportunity ahead of us, as well as excellent execution of our work
  • Understand the business, market/country and HR needs and priorities, collaborate with relevant stakeholders and partners, to create and execute on agreed TLD priorities, which are aligned with and contribute to the overarching people strategy and plan
  • Provide value add advisory to stakeholders on an ongoing basis through first class consultancy and partnership on TLD priorities to ensure stakeholders have the best solutions in place
  • Implement solutions as a result of clear identification and understanding of a genuine business (individual, team, organization) need or opportunity, as well as a clear understanding of the root cause and desired state, ensuring organizational impact is achieved
  • Identify the need for external specialists/ vendors, then source, brief, and evaluate the vendor
  • Bring the outside in and the inside out by developing and maintaining an external network to continually challenge Citi’s approach and to develop our thought leadership
  • Leverage data to identify opportunities and provide insights for the business on potential areas of focus and initiatives (identifying future roles/ resources; succession and development requirements).



Person Specification and Key Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to act as  a valued advisor on the people agenda
  • Experience in project management, in a global environment, with complex stakeholder groups
  • Experience in talent management strategy and/ or diversity and/ or learning and development is desirable
  • Ability to collaborate, challenge and influence internal stakeholders at various levels in a matrix environment
  • Excellent consulting skills, and relationship management skills to partner effectively with senior business leaders and HR partners
  • Ability to manage expectations and value diverse opinions
  • Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem-solving skills with attention to detail
  • Demonstrated expertise in executing impactful, effective and innovative solutions
  • Capable of performing effectively in complex situations with limited guidance, and unafraid to challenge the status quo
  • Ability to prioritize multiple multi-geography concurrent projects, and adapt to rapidly evolving and changing priorities; resilient and flexible
  • Comfortable with uncertainty, and operating in ambiguity
  • Displays initiative, with a strong desire to learn the business and stay up to date with developments in areas of expertise, as well as external industry developments
  • Can demonstrate proficiency of all leadership standards through previous experience (Manager of Self Level)



  • Develops our People
  • Champions Progress
  • Works as a Partner
  • Delivers Results
  • Drives Values for Clients
  • Lives our Values


Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.


Valuing Diversity:


Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.


Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer.